Daily Archives: August 8, 2012

City of Memphis Job Openings

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._ ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________       

 

POSITIONPAINTER-APPRENTICE(1 Opening) Annual Salary: $25,738.70 – $48,617.66;  

Bi-weekly: $989.95 – $1,869.91   Engineering/Signs & Markings   J.O. #12-087 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:  Works under the direct supervision of a layout painter.  Learns the painter’s trade through on-the-job training and class room instructions.  Receives work direction from and assists journeyman painter in the fabrication and installation of signs, installation and removal of various pavement markings, and operation and maintenance of striping equipment; cleans equipment using appropriate cleaning solvents; and completes work activity reports including hours worked and type of work performed. 

OTHER FUNCTIONS:

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

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:   Requires the ability to operate silk screening and baking machines, paint striping truck, and post driver.  Must be able to lift and carry approximately 70 lbs.  Must assist in lifting 100 lbs. sack of materials and place on equipment.  Requires ability to communicate with co-workers and supervisor. 

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:  Majority of work is performed outdoors with some work being performed in a shop-like environment.  May be exposed to some paint fumes, dust, chemicals, traffic and hot and cold temperatures. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  High School graduate or equivalent; or any combination of experience and training which enables one to perform the essential job functions.  Must have a valid Class “B” Tennessee Commercial Driver’s license.  Must comply with Federal Department of Transportation (DOT) Alcohol and Drug testing rules.   Participation in an apprenticeship training program may be required.  (CLASS “B” DRIVER’S LICENSE REQUIRED)

 

POSITION:  ANIMAL CARE TECHNICIAN – (1 Opening) Annual Salary: $35,055.54; Bi-weekly: $1,348.29

Parks & Neighborhoods/Animal Services;     J.O. #12-085

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Works under the general direction of an assigned supervisor at the Memphis Animal Shelter to provide basic clerical support and routine care for sheltered animals, maintenance of the shelter, and service to customers. Cleans kennels, cages, and pens where animals are housed. Cleans, bathes, and dips animals as directed. Performs humane euthanasia. Records paperwork on diagnostic procedures performed, such as surgical procedures, health screening programs, etc. Inputs data of adopted animals, adopted returned animals, and animal impoundment into the computer system. Feeds, waters, and medicates animals. Assists in the training of new personnel by answering questions, demonstrating animal care techniques. and sharing knowledge of departmental policies. Assists the public in locating and redeeming lost pets and providing information on pet adoption and redemption procedures. Cleans and maintains office, grounds, restrooms, and other shelter facilities using pressurized steam cleaning equipment and chemicals. 

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 computer and telephone. Also requires the ability to use equipment, such as hoses and ladders, to clean, lift, and handle incoming animals, such as dogs, cats, raccoons, etc.  Must be able to lift fifty (50) pounds. Constant lifting, standing, and traversing shelter grounds required.  

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is performed in an animal shelter environment. Frequent exposure to noise, fumes, and unpleasant surrounding.  Involves contact with staff, visitors, and the general public. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High School education or equivalent and one (1) year of work experience in animal care preferred; or any combination of experience or training which enables one to perform the essential job functions. Basic computer and typing skills preferred. Must obtain and maintain a certification as a Certified Animal Euthanasia Technician within one year of employment, as a condition of continued employment.          

 

POSITIONENGINEERING TECH AA(1 Opening) Annual Salary: $32,754.25 – $51,521.60;

Bi-weekly: $1,259.78 – $1,981.60;   Engineering/Traffic     J.O. #12-086   

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Works in an area of Engineering, such as Civil Design, Mapping, Traffic, Sewer Design, Drainage Design, or Survey, under the direction of an assigned supervisor to provide advanced semi-professional support to engineers engaged in the planning, design, management, or supervision of the construction of such facilities as streets, flood control systems, and sanitary systems.  Creates moderately complex designs of engineering projects and produces maps, plats, plans or other routine design drawings for various projects, such as land acquisition, through the use of advanced computer-aided design and drafting equipment and geographical information system.  Reviews project plans and plats for conformance to City policies and guidelines as directed.  Analyzes surveyor’s field data applying knowledge of engineering principles to check accuracy and reasonableness.  Performs standard engineering calculations to determine dimensions, quantities of materials, and other design-related information.  Creates and maintains files and records of engineering data including maintaining legally required documentation.  Conducts advanced research, such as cost studies, project studies, and property location/boundaries.  Prepares various reports, such as traffic accident studies, as requested.  May perform field reviews of project sites to obtain necessary information.

 

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 manual dexterity to use drafting instruments.  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 weighing up to 15 lbs.  May require occasional field trips involving traversing uneven surfaces. 

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS: Majority of work is performed in an office environment, which involves contact with staff and the public.  Occasional field trips and exposure to outdoors environment may be required. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Associate’s Degree in Civil Engineering and four (4) years experience in civil engineering design; or any combination of experience and training which enables one to perform the essential job functions.   (PROOF OF EDUCATION REQUIRED)

 

POSITIONAC/REFRIGERATION SERVICE TECH– (1 Opening) Annual Salary: $57,197.14; Bi-weekly:

$2,199.89;   General Services/Property Maintenance   J.O. #12-077 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:  Works under the general supervision of an assigned supervisor in General Services. Performs routine maintenance, repair, troubleshooting, and installation of commercial heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems. Removes and installs various compressors, motors, condensing units, and/or furnaces of assorted sizes in various locations such as basements, roofs, and ground level. Welds copper, threads, and pipes and installs refrigerant, water, and other piping as necessary. Performs maintenance such as changing belts and filters. Operates vehicles ranging in size from 3/4 ton service van to 2 ton bucket truck (4 speed shift).  Fabricates sheet metal duct work, plenums, etc. 

OTHER FUNCTIONS:

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

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  Requires the ability to carry and handle equipment such as tool pouch weighing approximately 25 lbs. Carries, sets up, and climbs ladders with loads weighing up to 75 lbs. Requires the ability to stoop, bend, reach, push, and pull. 

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is performed indoors and outdoors.  May be exposed to various weather conditions, confined spaces, fumes, dust, odors, and noise.  Requires the use and wear of protective gear as necessary. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  High school graduate or equivalent and five (5) years’ experience in the maintenance and repair of commercial heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems; or any combination of experience and training which enables one to perform the essential job functions.  Must possess a 1st Class Proficiency Refrigeration License and a Master Gas License. Must possess a valid driver’s license. 

(PROOF OF DRIVER’S LICENSE REQUIRED)

 

POSITION: BENEFITS OPERATIONS MANAGER(1 Opening) Annual Salary: $64,616.01 – $94,502.44;

 Bi-weekly: $2,485.23 – $3,634.71   Human Resources/Benefits   J.O. #12-080

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:  Works under the general supervision of the Benefits Officer.  Provides

supervision to professional and support staff to ensure accomplishment of City benefit projects and processes through coordination with the human resource business partners.  Manages the day-to-day administration of employee benefits/call center operations and interprets plan provisions and requirements.  Resolves administration and policy issues and questions.  Coordinates activities with vendors, active employees, retirees, and COBRA participants.  Assists in analyzing and implementing benefit program trends.  Identifies, designs, and proposes best practices and competitive benefit programs to support organizational strategies and associate needs. Assists in analyzing and implementation of cost and utilization data and recommends changes to achieve cost containment goals.  Manages timely and accurate enrollment of new hires, qualifying events, terms, and data transmission to third parties.  Leads all aspects of the annual open enrollment process including preparing communication material.  Works with internal and external resources to identify optimal media and creating specific and accurate plan materials.  Advises Benefits Officer and the leadership team on interpretation of plan provisions.  Serves as liaison with internal clients and external vendors on benefit topics or employee issues. Participates in the budget preparation and budget management process.  Maintains a high level of proficiency and knowledge of benefits and vendor systems, including the Benefit Enrollment System.  Identifies and reports operational problems and sees them through to resolution.  Reviews service center audits for call center, pension and other  related projects. 

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 in an office environment. 

 

POSITIONPARKING ENFORCEMENT TECH (1 Opening) Annual Salary: $23,050.04 – $35,193.60;

Bi-weekly: $886.54 – $1,353.60;   Engineering/Traffic   J.O. #12-088 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:   Works under the general direction of an assigned supervisor to enforce City parking ordinances. Travels within the city limits, including driving a vehicle, to enforce parking violations such as overtime parking, parking meters, loading zones, parking restrictions, etc. on public streets and alleys, through the issuance of hand written or electronically generated citations or applying a “boot” to the wheels of the car. Provides information regarding parking violations/citations or directs individuals to alternative sources of information regarding parking regulations and resolution of related fines. Interacts with business owners, couriers, construction contractors, service providers, and materials delivery truckers regarding City parking regulations.  Ensures proper permits are displayed in vehicles parked on the Main Street Mall. Logs and maintains required records, including parking tickets and parking enforcement activities on a daily basis. Investigates and answers complaints regarding contested parking citations. Identifies and reports vehicles to be towed and impounded due to parking violations or outstanding traffic violations. Notifies Traffic Engineering regarding damaged, missing, and needed parking signs, street markings, parking lines, parking meters, and traffic signals. Observes and reports hazardous conditions posing danger to the public, vehicles, and property. Works under the direction of Police Services or Traffic Engineering to provide targeted parking enforcement. Identifies streets, buildings, and points of interests. Assists citizens with directions, addresses, and other information, as needed. Tests handheld parking enforcement devices by entering and retrieving information pertaining to vehicle registration and status regarding unpaid parking tickets and reports findings. 

OTHER FUNCTIONS:   

1.  Assists with parking meter collections, as necessary.

2.  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 handheld electronic device and the ability to prepare handwritten citations. Requires the ability to operate radio and/or cell telephone. Must be able to operate an automobile. Must be able to traverse public streets, sidewalks, and alleys to various locations throughout the City and patrol for the duration of the day. Must be able to transport, lift, and apply a “boot” weighing up to 30 pounds to the wheel of vehicles. 

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:  Work is performed outdoors along city streets in urban areas exposed to dust, fumes, heat, and inclement weather. Involves contact with general public, some of which may be irate. Work schedule may involve evenings and weekends. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:   High school education or equivalent and one (1) year customer service or other work-related experience; or any combination of experience and training which enables one to perform the essential job functions. Must possess a valid driver’s license.  (PROOF OF DRIVER’S LICENSE REQUIRED)

Comments Off on City of Memphis Job Openings

Filed under All, Job Listings

 

Position: News Producer Department: News Content
Location: WMC TN – Memphis Days/Hours: Mon-Fri/2:00pm-11:00pm
Posted: 8/7/2012 Type: Full Time
Details: Action News 5 is looking for an experienced and highly skilled News Producer to producer Action News 5 at 10pm. This person must be a dynamic writer with a creative instinct to tell stories visually. This person must love breaking news and never fall in love with a plan. This person must be organized and efficient, a team player and understand the importance of social media and all other relevant platforms AN5 uses to distribute news. Please email cover letter and resume to; tphillips@wmctv.com. No phone calls please. EOE-M/F/D/V
Contact: Tammy Phillips
 
 
Position: Photographer Department: News Content
Location: WMC TN – Memphis Days/Hours: TBA
Posted: 8/7/2012 Type: Full Time
Details: WMC TV in Memphis, Tennessee has an opening for an experienced News Photographer to join our team. Must have at least two years experience shooting and editing, and the ability to operate a live truck. Candidate must also display the ability to shoot, write, edit and use social media. Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Journalism or related area preferred. Candidate must also be able to carry 50 lbs. a minimum of five (5) feet; Must be in good health and condition to carry and operate required gear. Excellent communication skills; Team-player attitude, reliable with initiative. Good driving record required. Experience with newsroom computer systems preferred. Email your cover letter and resume to; clintmoore@wmctv.com. No phone calls please. EOE-M/F/D/V
Contact: Clint Moore
 Position: News Producer/Multimedia Department: News Content
Location: WMC TN – Memphis Days/Hours: Mon-Fri/2:00pm-7:00pm
Posted: 8/7/2012 Type: Part Time
Details: Action News 5 is looking for a Multi-Media News Producer. The successful candidate will produce our 6pm sportscast for our sports director. This person will be responsible for creating the rundown, writing and editing the material used in the sports segment. Must be familiar with non-linear editing. Experience shooting, reporting and anchoring is a plus. Must be familiar with social media. Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Journalism or related area preferred. Excellent communication skills; Team-player attitude, reliable with initiative. Good driving record required. Experience with newsroom computer systems preferred. Please email cover letter and resume to; tphillips@wmctv.com. No phone calls please. EOE-M/F/D/V
Contact: Tammy Phillips

Comments Off on

Filed under All, Careers, Job Listings

Employment Plus has job opportunities

Comments Off on Employment Plus has job opportunities

Filed under All, Job Listings

City of Memphis job posting for August 8, 2012 thru August17, 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. _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________      

 

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

Bi-weekly:  $1,391.79 – $2,203.20   Parks & Neighborhoods     J.O. #12-090

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:  Works under the general direction of the Animal Services Operations Manager 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 continual exposure to animal shelter odors and noise. Some travel required for training and meetings.                            

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Associate’s degree in Business/Public Administration or a related field and five (5) years operations management and supervisory experience; 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.  Experience as a supervisor or a senior animal care technician in an animal services environment preferred.  Ideal candidate will have specific experience in supervising a staff to be accountable for meeting productivity standards and timelines; organizing and implementing efficient workflows; and independently addressing operational and personnel issues to ensure goals are met.

(PROOF OF EDUCATION REQUIRED)

Comments Off on City of Memphis job posting for August 8, 2012 thru August17, 2012

Filed under All, Careers, Job Listings