Daily Archives: August 15, 2012

City of Memphis Job Postings

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.

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POSITIONDIGITAL PRESS OPERATOR(1 Opening)  Annual Salary: $27,199.33 – $42,203.20;

                       Bi-weekly: $1,046.13 – $1,623.20    Police-Material/Publication   J.O. #12-091 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:  Works under the general supervision of the Supervisor of Materials and Publication within the Police Services Division.  Performs the daily operation of the print shop’s digital printing equipment and software programs to effectively create materials for customers. Operates equipment such as the Ricoh MP6500, MP5560, and MP1100. Calibrates the digital press and copiers for optimal color consistencies. Converts digital files into position for running, as assigned by the Printing Supervisor. Evaluates output and makes color adjustments as needed to obtain a desired level of image quality for optimal color. Troubleshoots problems that occur during submission or the printing process. Conducts and performs regular and special minor machine maintenance to achieve maximum machine performance based on equipment specification and to ensure the proper functioning of equipment.  Ensures proper paper handling, conditioning loading, cutting of paper.  Maintains the digital printing equipment and keeps inventory readily stocked. Reviews all proofs and final products produced on digital equipment before releasing to customers.  Performs various bindery functions like folding, stuffing and laminating to finish job.  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 both verbally and in writing. Requires the ability to operate general office equipment such as a computer, telephone, and specialized printing equipment. Requires the ability to perform minor maintenance on digital equipment.  Requires the ability to use the folding machine, cutter drill, plate maker, numbering machine, and copiers. Requires extending periods of bending, lifting and carrying up to 75 lbs., and moving large pallets of paper inside the printing department. 

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is performed in a printing room environment and involves contact with staff and other City personnel.  Requires exposure to loud machinery, dust, fumes and potentially hazardous chemicals.                            

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  High school graduate or equivalent; and four (4) years of experience in operating a high speed color copier or digital press through computer software, including experience converting computer files from RGB to CMYK, and programming complex functional features of the devices; or any combination of experience and training which enables one to perform essential job functions.

 

POSITION:  MANAGER-PUBLIC SERVICES/CENTRAL(1 Opening) Annual Salary: $50,172.93 – $81,016.00

 Bi-weekly: $1,929.73 – $3,116.00    Parks & Neighborhoods    J.O. #12-095 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:  Works under the supervision of the Deputy Director of Libraries to provide administrative control and support for the public service departments and functions in the Central Library. Implements and oversees new services to meet the needs of customers.  Develops standard operating procedures and provides written policies to ensure effective and efficient delivery of services is met. Develops innovations, concepts and techniques to improve the quality, productivity and variety of library services. Performs research and designs measurement tools to improve customer services. Conducts user studies to determine the efficiency of library services versus customer demand.  Provides oversight to the development of departmental goals and objectives.  Manages the Central Library in terms of overall performance, agency service patterns, work output, and system efficiency. Supervises employee development to facilitate their growth, enrichment, performance, as well as department productivity. Administers or makes recommendations on personnel matters affecting subordinates, including interviewing and hiring applicants, assigning, scheduling, appraising, disciplining, etc.  Prepares, creates and submits various reports and records as required.  Collaborates in partnership with the Friends of the Library, the Library Foundation and other community groups to collect demographic information to enhance community engagement. Participates in professional and community organizations to market library services and benchmark information related to future service improvements.  Visits and attends various library and other locations around the City for meetings, workshops, and training seminars.  

 

OTHER FUNCTIONS:

1. Participates on or chairs library or other City or community committees, as assigned.

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.  Must be able to operate computer and all basic office equipment. Requires stooping, bending, stretching, pushing, and lifting cartloads of library reference materials up to 40 lbs.  Requires ability to operate automobile to attend offsite events. 

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is performed in a library environment. Frequently travel to various library locations throughout the City to attend meetings, workshops, and other trainings seminars. Out of town travel for professional conferences, trainings, and other meetings as approved. Some evening, weekend, or holiday work may be required.                          

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited library school or a master’s degree in Business Administration, Public Administration or related field and six (6) years’ experience in library operations with four (4) of the six (6) years in a managerial or supervisory capacity; or any combination of experience or training which enables one to perform the essential job functions.  Must have valid driver’s license.  Experience in a large public library agency preferred.  (PROOF OF EDUCATION REQUIRED)

 

POSITION:  HEAVY EQUIPMENT MANAGER(1 Opening) Annual Salary: $56,442.07 – $91,728.00;

Bi-weekly: $2,170.85 – $3,528.00;   Public Works/Heavy Equipment   J.O. #12-092

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Works under the direction of the Administrator of Drain Maintenance and Heavy Equipment Services. Manages and coordinates. through subordinate personnel, activities of workers engaged in major earthwork and construction requiring the use of heavy equipment. Provides work direction to supervisory personnel and approves plans determining equipment, materials, and manpower needs for individual projects; sets deadlines necessary to meet work objectives; develops plans for departmental needs involving reviewing and analyzing reports and records and conferring with supervisory personnel to obtain data; and prepares various reports for management. Resolves conflicts/problems through meetings with property owners, other utilities, architects, and engineers. Coordinates departmental functions with the inter-related activities of other departments/agencies to ensure efficiency of operations. Inspects work sites to evaluate work requirements and compliance with local, state, and federal regulations particularly the Corp of Engineers and Tennessee Department of Environment & Conservation (TDEC) including driving from site to site on a regular basis. Prepares bid specifications and contracts necessary to procure and maintain equipment, tools, materials and supplies; researches and evaluates new developments in heavy equipment to recommend or deny purchases; and prepares and monitors budget including goals and performance indications. Directs clerical personnel in dispatching, bookkeeping, payroll and record keeping activities. On call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 

OTHER FUNCTIONS:

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

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  Must be able to communicate verbally and in writing with staff, public, government agencies, and other City Service Center managers. Requires the ability to operate general office equipment such as a personal computer and telephone. Requires ability to visually inspect work area which may involve traversing uneven terrain such as crossing ditches, along river banks, or in wooded areas. 

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:   Majority of work is performed in an office environment. Outdoor work and travel is required regularly to inspect work sites across the City and to meet the public. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Construction Management, or related field and eight (8) years experience in the construction and maintenance of infrastructure including specific regulatory experience with Army Corps of Engineers and TDEC relative to construction projects, drainage ditches or creeks, etc., with four (4) of the eight (8) years in a supervisory capacity; or any combination of experience and training which enables one to perform the essential job functions. Prefer extensive knowledge of various types of heavy equipment used in the construction industry, including dozers, trackhoes, cranes, motor graders, compactors, backhoes, front end loaders, etc. Must possess a valid driver’s license.  (PROOF OF EDUCATION/DRIVER’S LICENSE REQUIRED)  

 

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

$2,135.86;    Public Works/Drain Maintenance    J.O. #12-093  

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 various 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. Transports equipment. 

OTHER FUNCTIONS:

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

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  Requires ability to operate assigned equipment which will involve repetitive motion, reaching, pulling, pushing, feeling and climbing.  Requires ability to traverse grounds when moving equipment surrounding job sites including wooded areas, bottom land, and ditch banks.  May require crawling under equipment to remove trapped debris.  Must be able to communicate and interpret instructions and warnings.  Must be able to detect equipment malfunction or obstructions.  Requires lifting (approx. 50 lbs.) to assist in maintenance of equipment or to change attachments. 

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:  Majority of work is performed outdoors exposed to dust, fumes and changing weather conditions.  Exposed to noise and traffic.  May be exposed to gas and/or electrical lines that have been cut. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  High School Diploma or equivalent and three (3) years of experience in operating various types of heavy equipment required; or any combination of experience and training which enables one to perform the essential job functions. Must possess a valid Class “B” Tennessee (or equivalent out-of-state) Commercial Driver License and must comply with Federal Department of Transportation (DOT) Alcohol and Drug testing rules.  (CLASS “B” DRIVER’S LICENSE REQUIRED)

 

POSITIONPARKING ENFORCEMENT TECH (2 Openings) 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)

 

POSITION:  HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATOR(4 Openings) Annual Salary: $55,532.36; Bi-weekly:

$2,135.86;    Public Works/Heavy Equipment    J.O. #12-094  

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 various 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. Transports equipment. 

OTHER FUNCTIONS:

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

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  Requires ability to operate assigned equipment which will involve repetitive motion, reaching, pulling, pushing, feeling and climbing.  Requires ability to traverse grounds when moving equipment surrounding job sites including wooded areas, bottom land, and ditch banks.  May require crawling under equipment to remove trapped debris.  Must be able to communicate and interpret instructions and warnings.  Must be able to detect equipment malfunction or obstructions.  Requires lifting (approx. 50 lbs.) to assist in maintenance of equipment or to change attachments. 

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:  Majority of work is performed outdoors exposed to dust, fumes and changing weather conditions.  Exposed to noise and traffic.  May be exposed to gas and/or electrical lines that have been cut. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  High School Diploma or equivalent and three (3) years of experience in operating various types of heavy equipment required; or any combination of experience and training which enables one to perform the essential job functions. Must possess a valid Class “B” Tennessee (or equivalent out-of-state) Commercial Driver License and must comply with Federal Department of Transportation (DOT) Alcohol and Drug testing rules.  (CLASS “B” DRIVER’S LICENSE REQUIRED)

         

DURATIONAL REGISTER VACANCY 

The following position(s) will be filled from the durational register(s).  Applicants who are currently on the  durational register(s) will be eligible to apply for the position(s) listed below according to their qualifications for the position(s).  Applications for the durational register position(s) are accepted online only.  Applicants who apply and are not currently on the register will not be considered. 

 SECRETARY/A                     Public Works                                          Annual  Salary:  $29,778.40 – $46,508.80

 J.O. #12-096                             Neighborhood Improvement                        Bi-weekly:      $1,145.32 – $1,788.80

 

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The Arc Mid-South has job opening

Position Opening:

The Arc Mid-South, a non-profit organization, is seeking a Marketing and Development Coordinator to actively support development efforts; including donor research, special events, and project management.  

The ideal candidate will be responsible for fundraising, graphic design, strategizing media relations, and establishing business relationships within the community.  

The Marketing and Development Coordinator will implement marketing and advertising campaigns to bring awareness to the programs and services at The Arc Mid-South.  

Reviews market trends, and analyzes competitive programs and services to evaluate effectiveness of The Arc Mid-South’s promotional material.    

Position Requirements:

The position requires a Bachelor’s degree in a related field from a four-year college or university; or two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Supervisory responsibilities include managing event volunteers and interns. 

Ability to write, and edit effectively; ability to work independently, and manage various projects; good organizational skills, and ability to maintain deadlines  

Interested applicants should apply on-line at http://www.thearcmidsouth.org, send resumes and salary requirements to humanresources@thearcmidsouth.org.  Application deadline is August 22nd.

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Peabody Hotel Job FairToday 10am-3pm

(via WMC-TV) – If you are in need of a job, a local hotel just might be the right place for you. The Peabody Hotel is holding a job fair today from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

They are looking to fill 30 full-time positions within the housekeeping department.

The hotel has openings for room attendants, public Space attendants, house persons, and housekeeping supervisors.

All of the positions include benefits, parking, meals, and uniforms. New employees are also eligible for a 90 day hiring incentive and a 1 year incentive.

Qualified candidates will be hired on the spot and go through the entire pre-employment process during the job fair. This includes interviews, drug screening, and background checks.

New hires will start work on August 22 with a new hire orientation class. Following the orientation class, there are 25 days of paid training.

The job fair will be held at The Peabody Hotel in the Tennessee Exhibit Hall. The entrance is on Third St.

For more information, or to apply online, click here.

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