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City of Memphis Job Openings

CITY OF MEMPHIS                                        APRIL 25, 2012 – MAY 04, 2012


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POSITION:  GENERAL FOREMAN WTP MECHANIC(1 Opening) Annual Salary: $60,057.14;


                       Bi-weekly: $2,309.89;   Public Works-Maxson/South Plant    J.O. #12-038

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:  Works under the direction of the Waste Treatment Plant Maintenance Manager.  Directs and coordinates work of subordinate personnel, responsible for the daily maintenance and upkeep of the machinery and mechanical equipment associated with the Wastewater Treatment Plant, including dewatering facilities and sludge disposal operations.  Provides training, work direction, and evaluates performance of assigned personnel; evaluates work demands and makes daily assignments; maintains inventory of equipment and parts; ensures equipment is properly maintained and secured; develops and implements preventative maintenance program for equipment; responsible for maintaining and utilizing the Computer Maintenance System (CMS); interprets personnel policies and contract memorandums; takes disciplinary action according to established practices; and confers with workers’ representatives to resolve grievances.



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

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  Requires ability to inspect indoor plant sites.  Requires ability to inspect outdoor work sites which involves walking in fields and wooded areas .  Requires climbing and stooping.  Must be able to communicate with staff, management, public, and health and environmental representatives.  Requires ability to operate personal computer.

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:  Work is performed outdoors and in treatment plant environment including exposure to inclemental weather conditions, extreme temperatures, dust, fumes, odors, chemicals, and noise.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  High school graduate and five (5) years experience in preventative maintenance and repair of machinery and equipment similar to that used in a large volume wastewater treatment plant such as: centrifugal and positive displacement pumps of all sizes and types, hydraulic systems, high volume blowers, compressor units, hoisting equipment, conveyors, clarifiers, belt filters presses, sludge spreading equipment, heavy equipment and agriculture equipment, grounds and building maintenance or any combination of experience and training which enables one to perform the essential job functions.  One (1) year of the five (5) years experience in a supervisory capacity preferred.  Knowledge of computers and CMS 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-R1


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 irrate customers and attends meetings with civic groups or the media to provide information about shelter activities.



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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Job Opening @ Friends For Life

Friends For Life


Job   Title: Clinical Services Liaison Job   Classification: FT/Non-exempt
Department:   Wellness Programs Reports   To: Director of Wellness Programs


Position Overview

The Friends For Life Corporation Clinical Services Liaison will greet visitors/telephone callers pleasantly & professionally and to convey a feeling of warmth, respect & understanding.  Will occasionally be required to type reports and letters, make copies, and perform other administrative and clerical duties as assigned.


Essential Job Functions

Greet visitors, clients, and vendors to the agency and direct them to the appropriate staff person.  Answer the telephone and direct callers to the appropriate staff person, or take messages when necessary.  Maintain consumer files.  Develop appointment system, and set appointments for various programs.  Develop and maintain appropriate database systems (tracking, appointments, etc.).  Develop and maintain client referral system. Monitor IT support Desk and coordinate with IT vendor.


Non-essential Job Functions

Place telephone calls when directed to do so.  Type reports, letters, and forms and address envelopes, and make copies when necessary.  Use the postage meter and fax machine when needed.  Receive in-kind donations to the agency and record all gifts.  Accept donations and disperse donation receipts.  Assist with typing articles for the newsletter.  Provide clerical and administrative support to various program areas as directed and needed.  Maintain staff directory and phone extension list.  Other duties as assigned.



High School Diploma with some office and business emphasis, or possess demonstrated experience in a similar manner.  Database development and management required.  Must have IT problem solving skills.  Must possess good interpersonal and communications skills, with emphasis on telephone courtesy.  Ability to greet visitors, clients, and vendors to the agency with courtesy, professionalism, and tact.  Must be sensitive to the culturally and racially diverse nature of clients and visitors to FFL.  Must be able to interact with everyone in a friendly, helpful manner.  Must possess basic PC skills.  MS Word, MS Excel, along with typing skills.  Must understand the confidential nature of all reports, messages, and clients that he/she comes in contact with respects that privacy at all times, both at work and away from work.  Two years’ experience working with persons with HIV/AIDS preferred.  Regular and predictable attendance is necessary.  Maintain confidential information and adhere to all policies and procedures regarding Protected Health Information(PHI).

Other Skills/Abilities

The ability to work well in a fast pace environment.  The ability and desire to work in a team environment.


Physical Demands

Extended periods of standing and sitting.  The ability to lift 20 -25 lbs as needed.


Contact Information and Procedure:
Mail, fax or e-mail application and resume along with a cover letter highlighting in detail skills and experience. Applications can be obtained at the FFL office or www.friendsforlifecorp.org/employment

Email applications in Word or PDF only. Candidates will be selected for interviews on the basis of materials provided.  Not all candidates will necessarily receive an interview.  No telephone calls please.

Deadline for applications is:  OPEN UNTIL FILLED, but priority will be given to those applications received by May 4, 2012

Send application materials to:

Email:  gina.fortner@friendsforlifecorp.org

Mail:       Human Resources

Friends For Life, 43 N. Cleveland St., Memphis, TN 38104

Fax:        901-272-7458                                                                      *Position contingent upon continued grant funding- EEO/AA


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