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City of Memphis Job Openings-Closing Date 11/14/11

CITY OF MEMPHIS                                   NOVEMBER 02, 2011-NOVEMBER 14, 2011

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

For a complete listing of job openings please visit web site at www.memphistn.gov

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THE CITY CHARTER REQUIRES THAT CITY EMPLOYEES MUST ESTABLISH RESIDENCE WITHIN SHELBY COUNTY

WITHIN SIX (6) MONTHS FROM DATE OF EMPLOYMENT.   PROOF OF RESIDENCE WILL BE_REQUIRED AT THE TIME OF HIRE

POSITIONCOMPLIANCE/TRAINING COORDINATOR(1 Opening) Annual Salary: $50,172.93 – $81,016.00; Bi-weekly: $1,929.73 – $3,116.00;   Human Resources/Workplace Safety  *PROMOTIONAL VACANCY*

                        J.O. #11-134

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:  Works under the direction of the Workplace Safety and Compliance Manager to coordinate activities supporting compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act of 1970 (OSHA), the Drug Free Workplace Act of 1988 and the Omnibus Transportation Employee Act of 1991 Employee Safety Compliance Programs through citywide training, communication, data reporting, and investigative compliance efforts.  Develops and maintains a City-wide Comprehensive Safety Compliance Program to include Self-Survey, Accident and Injury Trending Tools for applicable regulatory requirements.  Develops and maintains policies and procedures for the general operation of the City’s Safety Compliance Programs utilizing current knowledge of applicable federal and state compliance regulations.  Facilitates OSHA and Drug Free Workplace Compliance Committee meetings.  Monitors trends of accidents/injuries/hazard to determine appropriate measures for minimizing risks.  Works with divisions to resolve compliance deficiencies and ensures that the division submits a corrective plan to the Compliance Office for approval.  Consults with legal resources to resolve complex compliance issues.  Develops and oversees a system for uniform handling of the OSHA and Drug Free Workplace Act violations.  Maintains complaint logs and investigates, evaluates, and resolves compliance issues as appropriate.  Identifies and addresses potential areas of compliance vulnerability and risk.  Institutes and maintains a communication program focused on compliance and accepting complaints including developing safety publications and utilizing electronic communications.  Facilitates training sessions including upper management and supervisory staff training, monthly new employee orientations, and City-wide safety training classes, “Trains the Trainer” workshops. Works with the Information Services to develop and track an online compliance training programs for employees.  Investigates and responses to citations issued by State regulatory agencies regarding any alleged City safety violations.  Conducts periodic on-site audits.  Prepares an annual report of compliance accomplishments including goals for the upcoming year as well as other regular progress reports.   Provides assistance to divisions for the enforcement of the City’s Return to Work Policy in an effort to control use of lost days that are the result of approved OJI claims.  Establishes and enforce consistent Fit for Duty guidelines for all divisions.  Monitors the City of Memphis’ Exposure Program and ensure that all divisions comply with the Center for Disease Control’s guidelines.  Investigates any safety issue that impacts the health and wellness of the employees of the City and positive necessary follow up on positive drug results.

OTHER FUNCTIONS:

1.  Performs additional functions (essential or otherwise) which may be assigned.

2.  Assists the On-the-Job Injury Coordinator in providing training and researching OJI claims.

3.  Assists in the investigation of workplace accidents.

 

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  Must be able to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing.  Requires the ability to operate general office equipment such as a personal computer and telephone.  Requires some lifting and carrying objects such as office supplies and presentation materials weighing up to 15 lbs.

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is performed in an office environment and in various work environments when conducting on-site visits.  Travels independently to worksites across the City.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Bachelor’s degree in Business or Public Administration, Management, or a related field and six (6) years professional experience in regulatory compliance and/or employee training; or any combination of experience and training which enables one to perform the essential job functions.  Specific experience related to OSHA, Drug Free Workplace, or related laws preferred.  (PROOF OF EDUCATION REQUIRED)

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POSITIONON-THE-JOB INJURY COORDINATOR(1 Opening) Annual Salary: $40,174.06 – $64,022.40

                      Bi-weekly: $1,545.16 – $2,462.40;   Human Resources/Workplace Safety    *PROMOTIONAL VACANCY*

J.O. #11-135

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:  Under the direction of the Workplace Safety and Compliance Manager to coordinate city-wide activities of the OJI Program including day-to-day contact with the City’s Third Party Administrator (TPA), OJI Provider Panel, Nurse Case Manager, OSHA Coordinators and other parties involved with this program.  Ensures compliance with the Occupational Safety & Health Act of 1970 (OSHA) and applicable laws and regulations regarding workers’ compensation.  Serves as liaison and coordinates the activities of the TPA and Nurse Case Manager.  Reviews OJI denials and OJI-related requests, such as appeals and extensions, and recommends whether it is denied or reversed for approval.  Develops and provides training in all areas relating to the OJI Program. Monitors lost time claims and identifies modified duty positions. Reviews OJI claims to determine if investigation is needed. Facilitates claim review meetings.  Ensures the timely processing of OJI claims.  Develops, coordinates, and implements on the job injury procedures, policies, forms and methods of proper recordkeeping. Reviews and analyzes all death claims and recommends final disposition and coordinates all approved with appropriate insurance company.  Reviews invoices submitted from third party vendors and provides reports to track monthly OJI expenditures. Ensures compliance with third party vendor contracts and coordinates Request for Proposals process for all OJI vendors. Updates and maintains the City’s OJI/HHL Panel of physicians to ensure medical care per utilization guidelines and policies and procedures.  Monitors the City’s OJI Pharmacy Program and expenditures.

OTHER FUNCTIONS:

1.  Serves on various related boards and committees.

2.  Performs additional functions (essential or otherwise) which may be assigned.

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Requires the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing with staff, management, outside attorneys and the general public regarding claims possibly under stressful conditions.  Requires the ability to operate basic office equipment such as a personal computer and related software.

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is performed in an office environment.  May be required to travel to various sites throughout the City.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Human Resource Management or a related field and four (4) years professional experience working with insurance claims, worker’s compensation, OJI claims, or a closely related field; or any combination of experience and training which enables one to perform the essential job functions.  Specific Experience related to OJI administration preferred. (PROOF OF EDUCATION REQUIRED)

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POSITIONLEARNING OFFICER(1 Opening)  SALARY: Commensurate with Education/Experience

Human Resources/ALD;   J.O. #11-136      

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:  Works under the general administrative direction of the Director of Human Resources to develop and administer a learning/training program for all City employees to enhance employee technical training and leadership skills and promote individual professional and organizational development.  Utilizing advanced knowledge of original curriculum development and learning techniques, develops core and specialty curriculum of the City’s Learning Academy; identifies gaps between current employee skills and abilities and the needs of city divisions; and links curriculum development to needed skills and abilities.  Manages the City’s Learning Academy operations to include supervising a professional staff in developing various training modules, scheduling and facilitating classes, making presentations, and conducting meetings to determine training needs.  Manages a budget to effectively utilize resources and provide the best possible learning opportunities.  Creates learning programs specifically focused on areas that are critical to organizational success such as: redesigning business processes to maximize efficiency and effectiveness, focusing on personal relations “soft” skills and delivery of excellent customer service, teambuilding and problem resolution through team dynamics, developing and improving general analytical and management skills, allowing individualized career path development to promote organizational succession planning, etc.  Solicits feedback from key stakeholders to objectively evaluate effectiveness of programs; measures program’s impact on City service delivery to citizens; and implements improvements continually based on advice received and results achieved.

 

OTHER FUNCTIONS:

1. Performs additional functions (essential or otherwise) which may be assigned.

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  Must be able to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing.  Requires the ability to operate general office equipment such as a personal computer and telephone.

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is performed primarily in an office setting.  Some travel to meetings across the City or out-of-town may be required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s degree in Education, Human Development and Learning, or a field related to Social Sciences (Doctorate of Education/Adult Learning or related PhD preferred) and eight (8) years professional experience in employee training and/or adult learning with at least three (3) of the eight (8) years in a supervisory/management capacity; or any combination of experience and training which enables one to perform the essential job functions. Specific experience in developing and implementing employee training and development programs preferred.  Private sector experience preferred.  (PROOF OF EDUCATION REQUIRED)

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              POSITIONAUTO MECHANICS FOREMAN(1 Opening) Annual Salary: $50,172.93 – $81,016.00;

                        Bi-weekly: $1,929.73 – $3,116.00;    General Services/Fleet Management   *PROMOTIONAL VACANCY*

J.O. #11-132

 

JOB SUMMARY:  Works under the general supervision of the assigned Fleet Administrator within the General Services Division.  Responsible for the first-line supervision of workers engaged in the daily operation of one of the City’s vehicle repair facilities.  Supervises and coordinates all vehicle maintenance and preventive maintenance services; prepares work orders and obtains necessary materials; inspects completed repairs to ensure their conformity with accepted or established standards; maintains material inventory and records transactions; inputs data in computer, such as, parts inventory and employee records.  Visits various vehicle maintenance facilities to conduct maintenance inspections to city vehicles.

 

OTHER FUNCTIONS:

1.  Performs additional functions (essential or otherwise) which may be assigned.

 

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  Requires the use of equipment, such as computer terminal, telephone and calculator.  Requires the ability to inspect work which may involve bending, squatting, crawling under vehicles and traversing an automotive shop.  Performs  manual labor which will involve pushing, carrying and lifting approximately 50 pounds.  Requires ability to operate an automobile to make on-site visits to maintenance facilities.

 

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:  Work is performed in an office/vehicle maintenance shop environment and involves contact with staff and city personnel.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  High school graduate or equivalent and eight (8) years experience in the maintenance and repair of hydraulics, diesel and gasoline engines; electronic ignitions; and standard and automatic transmissions with three (3) of the eight (8) years in in an managerial capacity or any combination of training and experience which enables one to perform the essential job functions.  Must possess a valid class “B” commercial driver license.  Must comply with Federal Department of Transportation (DOT) Alcohol and Drug Testing rules.   Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Certification in Car and Light Trucks or Medium and Heavy Trucks preferred.   (Class “B” Driver’s License Required)

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POSITIONGRAPHIC DESIGN SPECIALIST(1 Opening) Annual Salary: $32,754.25 – $51,521.60;

                       Bi-weekly: $1,259.78 – $1,981.60;   General Services-Printing/Mail    J.O. #11-133

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:  Works under the direction of the Manager of the Printing/ Mail Service Center to create and produce graphic artwork designs for City forms, pamphlets, publications, etc. utilizing various computer graphics software and photography applications.   Generates and manipulates graphic images, animations, sound, text and video into consolidated and seamless multimedia programs.  Creates original layouts, artwork and set types utilizing computer graphics software to be printed from computer files including one color to four color processes.  Utilizes graphics software to create some direct plate applications. Produces still and animated graphics for on-air and taped portions of television broadcast utilizing various software.   Works with Manager and Senior Printer to ensure timely and efficient completion of scheduled jobs.  Maintains files of all film negatives for printers and artwork for future reference.  Communicates with vendors in regarding special requirements and specifications on outside printing jobs/orders.  Takes digital photograph layouts by using a digital camera to make layout prints for customers. Provides vendors with the necessary computer files. Assists with writing bid specifications for printing/photography jobs.  Interacts with vendors, management, and staff on a variety of designs and product concerns.

 

OTHER FUNCTIONS:

1.  Performs additional functions (essential or otherwise) which may be assigned.

 

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  Must be able to communicate clearly verbally and in writing. Requires the ability to operate general office equipment such as a personal computer, telephone and specialized photography/printing equipment. Requires some lifting and carrying objects such as printing supplies weighing up to 25 lbs.

 

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:  Work is performed in a printing room environment. Requires exposure to loud machinery, dust, fumes and potentially hazardous chemicals.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts with concentration in Graphic Design or related field and two (2) year’s experience in creating and producing graphic artwork for printing including using computer graphics software; or any combination of experience and training which enables one to perform the essential job functions.   (PROOF OF EDUCATION REQUIRED) 


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Admin. Asst. Job Opening @ Agape

 AGAPE Job Opening

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT POSTED November 1, 2011

Position Title: Administrative Assistant (Full-time)

 

Location: Memphis, TN

 

Program: Powerlines Community Network

 

Reports To: Director of Powerlines Community Network

 

Position Closing Date: Open Until Filled

 

 

Agape is seeking an

 

Administrative Assistant for our Powerlines Community Network (PCN) program. As the Administrative Assistant for PCN, this successful candidate must respond to a wide variety of routine and non-routine requests and demands. This position requires excellent communications skills and the ability to process information in an effective and professional manner. This position must provide superior secretarial, administrative, and organizational support. In addition to performing above-average administrative functions, this candidate must be able to assist in ongoing work and specific tasks. The Administrative Assistant

will be responsible for working on moderately complex assignments where experience and skills provide the basis for a significant amount of self-direction, including the ability to prioritize multiple work assignments. This person will ensure that the design of the agency’s client management system works properly. They may troubleshoot or elevate problems reported by users and by system monitoring and will be responsible to manage system security profile requests, password resets and deletes.

 

 

Degree Requirement

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Associates Degree Preferred. Minimum of 2 years work experience in a professional office environment setting; Prior experience working in a related field with ability to maintain confidentiality and security required. Candidate must be culturally sensitive with a passion for helping others. Must have a valid driver license and own a vehicle with proof of auto insurance. Must be computer literate.

 

Note

: Prospective candidate must pass computer skills test with 80% proficiency.

FOR ALL POSITIONS

: Send detailed résumé with references to: Agape Child & Family Services, Inc. Nichole Love, A.A.S., Office Manager Nichole.Love@AgapeMeansLove.org P. O. Box 11411 – Memphis, TN 38111 Or you may fax to: (901) 323-3640 Agape is a non-profit Christian-based child and family serving ministry that provides services to more than 30,000 children and families annually in Memphis, West Tennessee, Arkansas and Mississippi.

Agape does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices because of race, color, sex, national origin, age, disability or any other legally protected characteristic. Agape, however, is a religious corporation and as a result, the Agency has certain religious requirements for its employees. This is in compliance with applicable law since Agape is a religious corporation.

 

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