City of Memphis Job Openings

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

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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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

 

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.

OTHER FUNCTIONS:

 

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.

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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.

 

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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