Monthly Archives: January 2012

5 Out-of-Date Job-Search Tactics

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MLGW Job Postings

 

MEMPHIS LIGHT, GAS & WATER DIVISION

jobs.mlgw.org

Job Recording (901) 528-4241

 

OPENING DATE: JANUARY 27, 2012

CLOSING DATE: FEBRUARY 10, 2012

JOB TITLE: AUDITOR

Duties:

Conduct intermediate professional level independent audits of departments to determine the effectiveness of financial, administrative and operational controls; the reliability of accounting and other data; and the extent of compliance with federal, state and local regulations and standards and Division polices and procedures, in accordance with Institute of Internal Auditor (IIA) Standards.

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting. Must have 2 years experience in auditing techniques and practices. Professional certification recognized by the Institute of Internal Auditor (IIA) preferred. Must have skills in computer software applications such as word processing, spreadsheet packages, presentations, and audit software applications; and a working knowledge of personal computer-based operating systems. Must have a valid driver’s license from state of residence.

Works in office majority of time under good conditions. Subject to field audits.

 

Job Recording (901)528-4142

OPENING DATE: JANUARY 27, 2012

CLOSING DATE: FEBRUARY 10, 2012

JOB TITLE: ELECTRONICS COMMUNICATIONS TECHNICIAN

DUTIES:

Install, maintain, test and repair the Division’s two-way radio communication system, color video recording equipment and other diversified electronic equipment; locate electronic interference. Operate infrared scanner to perform heat surveys of transmission/ distribution/network systems and substations; locate and report equipment/components over-heating such as transformers, switches and capacitor banks; recheck completed maintenance repairs.

Associate degree in Electrical, Electronic or Telecommunication Engineering Technology. Must successfully complete Color Blind I Test. Must successfully complete Placement (Group 004 “Electronics Technicians”)/Performance Exercises. Must have a valid driver’s license from state of residence.

Works in shop and outside. Works in proximity of electrical equipment in substations and walk-in/underground vaults. Subject to medium lifting, climbing ladders, working with chemicals and standing for extended periods. May work from bucket truck. 

Job Recording (901)528-4142

OPENING DATE: JANUARY 27, 2012 

CLOSING DATE: FEBRUARY 10, 2012 

JOB TITLE: SERVICE ADVISOR

DUTIES:

Process or refer calls from customers concerning service, billing matters and miscellaneous complaints; grant extensions on bills within qualified parameters; and handle calls from irate/hostile customers effectively.

Must have successfully completed Data Entry Exercises, Group C. Must have successfully completed Placement (Group 007 “Customer Contact Representatives”)/Performance Exercises and Customer Service Simulation Test.

Must be fluent in Spanish.

Works in office. Subject to stressful environment handling customers using abusive language, noise, eye fatigue and sitting for long periods of time.

Shift work required. Subject occasionally to mandatory overtime.

 

 

Job Recording (901) 528-4241

 

CONTROLLER

 

Memphis Light, Gas and Water Division is a publicly-owned utility serving over 420,000 customers in Shelby County. It is the nation’s largest three-service utility. The utility provides a full range of customer-oriented services, including a major role in the city and region’s economic development. MLGW is seeking a Controller to direct and oversee the Division’s accounting activities and departments engaged in general/plant accounting, budgeting and utility rate management; and monitor and coordinate departmental work with internal departments and various external entities to meet Division objectives and compliance with city/state and federal government regulations.

 

The position requires a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance and/or a Master’s of Accountancy or a Master’s of Business Administration. A Certified Public Accountant license (CPA) is preferred. Must have 8-10 years of progressive experience in one or more of the following functions: corporate-wide budgeting, general/plant accounting, and/or rate management. Must successfully complete NIMS Training within one (1) year of entering job. Must have a valid driver’s license from the state of residence.

 Qualified persons interested in applying for this vacancy should apply online at jobs.mlgw.org by February 29, 2012.

 

Job Recording (901) 528-4241

OPENING DATE: JANUARY 27, 2012

CLOSING DATE: FEBRUARY 10, 2012

JOB TITLE: STRATEGIC MARKETING COORDINATOR

Duties: 

Plan, execute/analyze customer research projects; design marketing plans for residential, commercial and small industrial customers; and recommend, develop, edit/promote energy related communications.

Bachelor’s degree with 4 years experience in market research, strategic planning/journalism. Must have a valid driver’s license from state of residence.

Works in office majority of time under good conditions.

CANDIDATES ACCEPTING EMPLOYMENT WITH MLGW MUST LIVE AND MAINTAIN THEIR RESIDENCE WITHIN THE BOUNDARIES OF SHELBY COUNTY, TENNESSEE WITHIN SIX MONTHS OF THEIR EMPLOYMENT DATE.

TO APPLY FOR THESE JOBS GO TO:

jobs.mlgw.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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City of Memphis job postings

 CITY OF MEMPHIS                                                       FEBRUARY 01, 2012 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

 For a complete listing of job openings please visit web site at

 www.memphistn.gov                                                FEBRUARY 10, 2012

_______________________________________________________________________________________________                            

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.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                TIME _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________         

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

                       Bi-weekly: $1,259.78 – $1,981.60;   Housing & Community Dev/H.A.R.P. Replacement-HSG Redev;

                       J.O. #11-162-R1 

GRANT FUNDED POSITION – WITH CITY BENEFITS

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:  Works under the direction of an assigned supervisor.  Provides technical assistance to homeowners who apply for rehabilitation programs.  Conducts initial detailed inspection of house including structural, mechanical, wiring, plumbing, lead paint hazard, and exterior of houses to identify housing code violations and property improvement requirements; measures house, prepares rough sketch, examines check list, and takes photographs.  Compiles data and writes up construction specification or bid document including cost estimates and Lead Paint hazard attenuation.  Conducts weekly inspection of construction projects to ensure conformance to contract agreement and building, lead paint, and housing code regulations; approves partial and final payments; provides counseling assistance, negotiates contract changes and solves contract disputes between homeowner and contractor which require a high level of tact, diplomacy and persuasiveness. 

OTHER FUNCTIONS:

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

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  Requires ability to make all types of installation inspections including electrical, mechanical and plumbing.  Must be able to climb on roof, under house and in attic.  Requires ability to operate automobile and construction inspection tools such as measuring tape and level.

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:  Majority of work is performed throughout the City in targeted geographical areas.  Work involves extensive contact with the public at times under stressful conditions.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Bachelor’s degree in Construction Technology or related field; and two (2) years experience in building construction; or any combination of education and experience which enables one to perform job functions.  Must have a valid Tennessee Driver’s License.  Must successfully complete a class/test combination for a State Lead Paint Inspection/Supervisor Certification within six months of date of hire to successfully complete the probationary period of employment.  Certification as a One and Two Family Dwelling Inspector preferred.    (PROOF OF EDUCATION/DRIVER’S LICENSE REQUIRED)

 

POSITION: LIBRARY PERSONNEL ANALYST(1 Opening) Annual Salary: $29,778.40 – $46,508.80;

                     Bi-weekly: $1,145.32 – $1,788.80;   Public Services &Neighborhoods/Library    J.O. #12-013 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Works under the general supervision of the Human Resources Coordinator to ensure all Memphis Public Library and InformationCenter employees receive accurate pay and benefits in a timely manner and in compliance with federal and state laws. Communicates with internal and external contacts to acquire accurate employee information needed to complete work processes, i.e. forms, reports, etc. Researches, monitors, calculates, and responds to information/inquiries in the Oracle database concerning all Library employee personnel status, i.e., salary, paid leave availability, pension payouts, and date of employment. Prepares, processes, and maintains all Library employee personnel forms, including On-the-job injuries, Change Authorizations, Separation, and Request to Fill forms. Performs payroll functions: verifies the accuracy of calculations, postings, and data entry in the payroll process, such as distributed time on the payroll system and final pay. Researches and resolves payroll and FLSA payroll system problems. Utilizes the Oracle database to verify the accuracy of FLSA pay, out of rank, and overtime expenses, including running programs and creating reports. Reviews, enters, and processes completed timesheets into the payroll database. Advises Library employees/management of payroll procedures and policies. Sorts and distributes employee payroll checks. Coordinates the employment process for the Library’s Benjamin Hooks location and the Library’s Human Resources satellite office. Provides administrative and informational support to current employees and retirees on key issues related to individual employee benefits and retirement compensation. Prepares management timesheets and distributes to all Library departments and branch managers. Conducts paid leave research for managers. Communicates with Benefits Office to process Library employee retirements. Processes all Library employee family medical leave requests by generating official notification documents for employees and the City of Memphis Equal Employment Opportunity office. Processes all Library employee family medical leave requests and advises employees of family medical leave policies and procedures. Prepares reimbursement reports for management of employees funded by grants to ensure compliance.

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, telephone, copier, and fax machine. 

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is primarily performed in a public library office environment. May work extended hours, evenings, and/or weekends.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma and five (5) years of personnel/payroll and benefits processing experience; or any combination of experience or training which enables one to perform the essential job functions. Experience with databases such as Oracle and Microsoft Word preferred. Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or related field preferred.

 

POSITIONSHELTER SUPERVISOR(1 Opening)  Annual Salary: $36,186.41 – $57,283.20;

                       Bi-weekly: $1,391.79 – $2,203.20; Public Services & Neighborhoods/MAS   J.O. #12-014 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:  Works under the general direction of the Animal Services Administrator or designated supervisor to provide first line supervision of daily activities of the animal shelter, participate in major operations and planning decisions, and serve as Manager in his/her absence.  Supervises sheltering activities to ensure that animals are properly housed, fed, and cared for in a clean and sanitary environment. Uses computerized program to monitor and track kennel inventory, impound, licensing, and rabies quarantine procedures.  Maintains necessary animal records and complies with City ordinances and shelter policies on the care and disposition of animals including adoptions, redemptions, euthanasia, and when needed, the collection of fines and revenues from these activities.  Monitors maintenance of building; maintains inventory and orders supplies for the daily operation of the shelter.  Approves work schedules, trains and consults with employees and other supervisors regarding City and Bargaining Unit Personnel policies and regulations.  Performs public relations duties including handling complaints from occasionally irate customers and attends meetings with civic groups or the media to provide information about shelter activities.

 

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:  Majority of work is performed in an animal shelter   environment including exposure to odors and noise.  Some travel required for training and presentations.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Associate’s degree in Business/Public Administration or a  related field and five (5) years animal shelter operation experience with three (3) of the five (5) years in a supervisory capacity; or any combination of experience and training which enables one to perform the essential job functions.  Two (2) additional years of related experience may be substituted for the degree.  Must have a valid Tennessee driver’s license.  (PROOF OF EDUCATION/DRIVER’S LICENSE REQUIRED)

 

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Great American Steamboat – Career Opportunities

Memphis steamship company seeks 300 workers for inaugural season of American Queen – Commercial Appeal 1/30/12

“Operators of the Steamer American Queen are gearing up to hire 300-plus employees for the steamship’s inaugural season on the Mississippi River.

The Great American Steamboat Company will hold a career fair in Memphis during the third week of February at a place and time to be announced later.

The company, headquartered at One Commerce Square, is asking prospective employees to go to the career section of its website, greatamericansteamboatcompany.com, to view jobs, qualifications and online applications. Applicants also may call 1-888-749-4945.”

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Memphis Housing Authority Job Posting

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How to Read & Improve Credit Report 2/2/12 @ Central Library

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Regions Riding Forward Scholarship

Enter for a chance to win a $5,000 Regions Riding Forward Scholarship.

In honor of Black History Month, Regions is proud to offer the Regions Riding Forward Scholarship  Essay Contest. Twenty-five $5,000 scholarships will be awarded to high school seniors in Regions’  banking areas who will attend college this year. To enter, write a 500-word essay about an African  American, past or present, who has inspired you. Enter online now.

Contest Ends February 29, 2012.     

Open to High School Seniors in:  AL, AR, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KY, LA, MS, MO, NC, SC, TN, TX, & VA

No Purchase or Banking Relationship is required to enter or win. Purchase or Banking Relationship will not increase  your chances of winning.

Void in Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, U.S. Territories and Possessions, States other than  the Eligible States and where prohibited or restricted by law.

For full contest and eligibility details, View Contest Rules

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Community Foundation of Greater Memphis Scholarships

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Signal Tech Job Opening with the City of Memphis

NOTICE OF JOB OPENINGS                 

 CITY OF MEMPHIS                                    JANUARY 25, 2012-FEBRUARY 03, 2012

 EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

 For a complete listing of job openings please visit web site at

 www.memphistn.gov                                                                                           

 

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 

 

POSITIONSIGNAL TECH(2 Openings) Annual Salary: $57,197.14; Bi-weekly: $2,199.89 –

                      Engineering/Signal Maintenance    J.O. #12-012

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:  Works under the general supervision of an assigned supervisor in the Engineering Division to install, repair, maintain, and operate electronic and electrical traffic signal control equipment and devices:  Troubleshoots, diagnoses and corrects signal system problems; sets control switches on computer and peripheral equipment to integrate and operate equipment; tests circuits and electric components to locate grounded wires, broken connections, or defective current control mechanisms, using electrical testing instruments; replaces defective parts using electrical tools; works from bucket and aerial platform trucks; operates essential equipment, machinery, and vehicles to construct signalized intersections; and prepares reports of daily work activities.

OTHER FUNCTIONS:

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

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  Must be able to lift and carry objects in excess of 70 lbs.  Requires climbing, including 12 ft. ladders, onto the back of trucks, and atop stacked poles.  Requires balancing, bending, kneeling, reaching, pushing, and pulling.  Requires the ability to use basic hand tools and to grasp wires.  Must be able to program controls and change components.  Requires feeling of electrical circuits and wires for overheating.  Involves standing for extended periods of time and walking sometimes over uneven surfaces.  Must be able to communicate problems and conditions to co-workers, including during high volumes of traffic noise.  Must operate a two-way radio to communicate with co-workers and supervisor.

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:  Majority of work is performed outdoors.  Some shop work is required.  Must work in inclement weather.  Must work from bucket and aerial platform trucks.  Exposed to noise and traffic.  May be exposed to engine fumes and electrical shock.  Requires the use and wear of protective gear.  May be subject to shift work, standby and call out duty.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Associate’s degree in Electronic Engineering or equivalent work related experience; or any combination of experience and training which enables one to perform the essential job functions.  Certification from the Institute for the Certification of Engineering Technicians preferred.  Must either possess a valid Class “B” Tennessee Commercial Driver’s license, or obtain such license before the end of six (6) months employment as a condition of continued employment.  Must comply with Federal Department of Transportation (DOT) Alcohol and Drug testing rules.  (PROOF OF EDUCATION REQUIRED)

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NEX Job Openings 1/20-1/27

NEX MEMPHIS, TN

CAREER OPPORTUNITY VACANCIES

OPENS: January 20, 2012 CLOSES: January 27, 2012 (UNLESS OTHERWISE SPECIFIED)

SERVING THOSE WHO SERVE OUR COUNTRY

APPLICANT INFORMATION: WWW.NAVY-NEX.COM “WORK FOR US”

1. Only those candidates chosen for an interview will be contacted.

2. Since personnel jackets of current associates may not be reviewed in the staffing process, applicants are responsible for submitting any documents they wish to be reviewed. Applications may be sent via fax to (901) 872-7718

3. Position descriptions (PD’s), minimum qualification requirements (MQR’s) are available for review in the activity human resources office. Applicants interested in applying for vacancies listed on this announcement must submit a Promotional Opportunity Application.

4. Vacancies listed in this announcement will remain open until filled. The initial staffing of vacancies will begin one week from the date of the posting. Applications will be continuously accepted and may be forwarded to the selecting official as needed until the vacancy is filled.

5. Reposted vacancies serve to broaden applicant base. Previous applicants need not be resubmitted for continued consideration. 6. Multiple selections may be made from any announced vacancy.

7. Direct deposit (DD) enrollment is a condition of employment for all selectees. Immediate enrollment is required for selectees who have an account at a financial institution; those who do not have an account have up to thirty (30) calendar days of employment to enroll in DD.

8. The Department of the Navy is an equal employment opportunity employer. We offer an ADA compliant work environment. All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, or any other non-merit factor.

NEW VACANCIES ANNOUNC. NO. POSITION SERIES/GRADE LOCATION

42-11 Sales Clerk 2091/NF -01 NEX Memphis, TN 5660 / Reg. F/T Sight & Sound

Must have prior experience in Electronics, sell general merchandise to customers and exercise professional selling techniques. Works as part of a sales team to provide service, which anticipates and exceeds customer expectations. Greets and engages customers in conversation for purposes of providing sales related assistance. Assists in the selection of merchandise, and suggests additional items to complement the customer’s selections. Where applicable, offers customers the opportunity to purchase extended product warrantees. Please email all resumes to: felicia_townes@nexweb.org

VACANCIES CANCELLED NONE ** THE FOLLOWING ARE EN TRY LEVEL POSITIONS – OPEN CONTINUOUS FLEXIBLE VACANCIES – MANAGEMENT ELECTS TO FILL THESE POSITIONS AS NEEDED**

FLX1-11 SALES CLERK NF-2091-01 060050 NEX MEMPHIS, TN FLEXIBLE

Sells general merchandise to customers exercising professional selling techniques. Works as part of a sales team to provide service, which anticipates and exceeds customer expectations. Greets and engages customers in conversation for purposes of providing sales related assistance. Assists in the selection of merchandise, and suggests additional items to complement the customer’s selections. Where applicable, offers customers the opportunity to purchase extended product warrantees.

FLX2-11 CASHIER CHECKER NF-2091-01 060050 NEX MEMPHIS, TN FLEXIBLE

Serves as Cashier/Checker in Retail and/or Services areas, responsible for completing sales transactions, operating a cash register, accounting for sales receipts, and providing customer service which anticipates and exceeds customer expectations. Greets customers, completes sales transactions accurately and efficiently. Performs all types of cash register transactions in a procedurally correct manner. Accepts money, makes change, bags and wraps merchandise.

FLX3-11 BARBER NA-7603-07 060-050 NEX MEMPHIS, TN FLEXIBLE

Performs a variety of barbering services at a main, branch or location hair facility for authorized military and civilian personnel. Possession of a valid state license in barbering or cosmetology.

FLX5-11 DESK CLERK NF-1176-01 060-500 NAVY INNS/LODGE FLEXIBLE

Greets, registers guests and makes/confirms reservations. Maintains records of room availability and guest accounts. Check out guests by computing bills, collecting payments and making change. Operates a telephone switchboard taking and delivering messages as required and answers inquiries pertaining to Navy Inns/Lodge services, base facilities, area attractions and travel directions. Utilizes a computerized lodging management system and takes inquiries and reservations from authorized personnel.

FLX6-11 ROOM ATTENDANT/HOUSEMAN NA-3566-02 060-500 NAVY INNS/LODGE FLEXIBLE

Performs a variety of cleaning and laundry tasks in a Navy Lodge requiring moderate physical effort, moving furniture and the use of hand or lightweight powered cleaning equipment. Cleans guest rooms and other assigned areas. Operates cleaning equipment, e.g. vacuum cleaner, waxier and polisher.

FLX7-11 Specialty Sales Clerk NF-2091-01 060-050 NEX MEMPHIS, TN FLEXIBLE Jewelry

Sells general merchandise to customers exercising professional selling techniques. Works as part of a sales team to provide service, which anticipates and exceeds customer expectations. Greets and engages customers in conversation for purposes of providing sales related assistance. Assists in the selection of merchandise, and suggests additional items to complement the customer’s selections. Where applicable, offers customers the opportunity to purchase extended product warrantees. Retail Store positions require rotating shifts; evenings, weekends, and holidays. Regular Full Time and Regular Part Time associates are eligible for a full range of benefits which include annual leave, sick leave, pay for Federal holidays, shift differential, medical/dental/vision coverage, retirement, life insurance, disability, and 401-K plan. Flexible associates are eligible for paid leave, holiday pay, shift differential and have the opportunity to apply for other regular job vacancies as they open.

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Schwan’s Memphis Distribution Center Closing

From the Commercial Appeal 1/23/12

Schwan’s Home Service to close distribution center, cut 15 jobs

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City of Memphis Job Listings

 

CITY OF MEMPHIS                                     JANUARY18, 2012-JANUARY 27, 2012

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

For a complete listing of job openings please visit web site at

http://www.memphistn.gov/careers/default.html

_______________________________________________________________________________________________                             

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._

POSITIONCONCRETE FINISHER(1 Opening) Annual Salary: $57,197.14; Bi-weekly: $2,199.89

                       General Services/Property Maintenance;   J.O. #12-005

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:  Works under the supervision of an assigned supervisor in the General Services Division.  Responsible for pouring and finishing various types of concrete, including but not limited to setting and tying reinforcing steel, establishing grades, setting wood and metal forms, operating various types of equipment. Estimates labor and material costs, determines types and quantities of supplies/materials needed for the construction, rehabilitation, and maintenance of various concrete structures such as aprons, slabs, driveways, curbs, gutters, ramps, manholes, catch basins, footings, foundations, walls, etc. Maintains accurate records and provides reports on all construction and maintenance activities. Directs small crews. Utilizes specialized tools and equipment related to concrete rehabilitation, installation, and finishing; uses pneumatic tools to break out asphalt and concrete. Interprets blue prints and engineering drawings. Drives vehicles to work site and transports materials, supplies, and equipment. Performs routine checks on equipment and vehicles. Uses mobile radio to communicate with coworkers, supervisors, and dispatcher. Removes and replaces inlet grates, rims, and manhole covers.

POSITIONENGINEER DESIGNER-A(1 Opening) Annual Salary: $44,796.54 – $71,864.00; Bi-weekly:

                      $1,722.94 – $2,764.00;   Public Works-Stiles/North Plant   J.O. #12-006

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Works under the supervision of an Environmental Engineer and is responsible for performing basic engineering review and design responsibilities. Conducts inspections to maintain compliance with local, state and federal regulation by monitoring the discharge into the sewer system by industrial users, waste haulers and food establishments. Collects and inputs basic data into the computer system in order to maintain records and retrieve data to compile engineering design reports. Provides assistance in the preparation of Discharge Agreements with Industries and issues notices of violation to industrial users, food establishment and waste haulers for non-compliance of established regulations. Reviews, interprets and maintains documents and files on current regulations concerning federal pretreatment requirements and remains informed on updated regulations. Performs field work and inspections of the collection system at industrial locations, wastewater treatment plants, rivers, lakes etc. Travels and operates a standard vehicle or truck daily to various works sites within the City of Memphis, Shelby and northern Mississippi counties. Reviews data and sewer plans to locate and recommend actions to be taken to correct problems in the sewer system that may cause overflows and problems that may be detrimental to the treatment plants.

 

POSITION: HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATOR          – (1 Opening) Annual Salary: $55,532.36; Bi-weekly:

                      $2,135.86;      Public Works/Heavy Equipment    J.O. #12-007

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:  Works under the general supervision of an assigned supervisor in the Public Works Division.  Performs heavy construction work including major earth work, bridge repair, sewer and drain construction and repair:  Operates all types of heavy equipment, including but not limited to crawler tractor, loader, hydraulic excavator and dragline, with a high degree of skill and proficiency; engages and disengages attachments to equipment using construction tools; moves construction materials from path of equipment; daily inspects equipment and performs routine maintenance such as, lubricating, fueling and cleaning equipment.

 

POSITIONPAINTER (1 Opening) Annual Salary: $57,197.14; Bi-weekly: $2,199.89; General Services

                       Property Maintenance    J.O. #12-009 

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Works under the general supervision of an assigned supervisor in General Services.  Paints parts, equipment, interior and exterior of buildings, parking lots, playing fields, etc. Cleans and prepares surface for painting by smoothing surface and removing old paint using paint remover, scraper, sand blasters, etc. Requires ability to apply primer, various types of paint, varnish, glaze, etc., using brush, spray gun, roller, airless sprayer, etc. Fills in cavities and dents; muds, tapes, sands sheet rock and various types of other material. Selects matches and mixes coating liquid to produce desired color, cleans painting equipment and brushes with appropriate cleaning solvents and by proper method. Maintains accurate records and reports on construction/maintenance and repairs, estimates labor and material costs, determines types and quantity of materials to be used in repair, construction and maintenance of City facilities, materials and equipment. Drives truck to haul materials and equipment, performs routine check of truck equipment, checks fluids, and fuels truck. Uses mobile radio to communicate with supervisor and other workers.

POSITIONSR ACCOUNTS PAYABLE TECHNICIAN(1 Opening) Annual Salary: $29,778.40 –

                       $46,508.80; Bi-weekly: $1,145.32 – $1,788.80   Finance/Accounts Payable   J.O. #12-010

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:  Works under the general supervision of the Accounts Payable Supervisor.  Assists with training and directing daily activities of the Accounts Payable Technicians; monitors and reviews contracts and payments for proper documentation and authorization; processes City financial obligations; reviews and prepares data for Accounts Payable Technicians to process; verifies available funds in the financial system including encumbered line, service center, account and contract balance; works with various divisions to assist in resolving contract, purchase orders and check request discrepancies; assists Purchasing Department in monitoring and tracking new contracts and changes to existing contracts; processes retainage payments based on established policy and contract; posts payment amounts to the Retainage Control Record, and releases retainage payments based on pre-final or final contract payment; converts retainage to certificate of deposit or escrow accounts, forwards appropriate information to the bank and reconciles quarterly the account balance with Accounting Department and bank; maintains vendor information and research discrepancies; establishes and makes requested changes to petty cash accounts; audits travel expense reports to ensure compliance with the City of Memphis’ Travel Policy; posts travel journal entries; distributes American Express card applications to authorized employees and maintains record of accounts and card numbers; reconciles American Express statements monthly and prepares the check request for payment; performs monthly field audits and reconciliation of petty cash funds; processes authorized journal entries relating to Accounts Payable; prepares various reports and spreadsheets.

 

               POSITIONSUPERVISING AUDITOR(1 Opening) Annual Salary: $50,172.93 – $81,016.00; Bi-weekly:

                      $1,929.73 – $3,116.00;   Executive/Internal Audit   J.O. #12-011

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Works under the direction of the City Auditor to perform advanced professional auditing activities in accordance with established auditing standards and principles to plan, develop, administer, and report results of major financial, operational, and information systems auditing projects. Assists the City Auditor with managing the overall daily operations (administration, budgeting, training and development, etc.) Performs all preliminary planning activities that will become the annual audit plan. Gathers and analyzes various records, data, and other documentation, interviews audit-related personnel, conducts surveys, and determines compliance with established policies and procedures and legal requirements, and prepares reports and/or presentations to communicate findings. Performs quality assurances activity for each audit engagement. Assists with City-wide risk assessment. Coordinates and provides leadership to staff in performing audit assignments, preliminary fieldwork, audit programs, and exit conferences. Supervises the work of the Internal Auditors, which includes assigning and reviewing the work for professional judgment, compliance with instructions, overall quality and providing constructive feedback. Conducts performance evaluations. Coaches and mentors Internal Auditors; as well as, administers disciplinary action. Gathers information from and provides feedback to Division Directors and/or management regarding auditing needs or the status of audits being conducted.  Coordinates with external auditors in conducting financial audits and provides information and/or responses to questions. Serves intermittently in the absence of the city auditor.

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AKA Performing Arts Scholarship

 

Pat Gill Performing Arts Scholarship

Phi Lambda Omega Chapter

Of

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated 

***2012 Pat Gill Performing Arts Scholarship***

All information must be postmarked by January 27, 2012

 

The Phi Lambda Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority seeks graduating high school seniors who have a performing arts talent to compete for scholarships to assist in financing their college education.

 

 

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