City of Memphis Openings 1/9-1/18/2013

City of MemphisCITY OF MEMPHIS   JANUARY 09, 2013 – JANUARY 18, 2013

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

For a complete listing of job openings please visit web site at www.memphistn.gov/careers

 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: FOREMAN-GROUNDS MAINTENANCE(1 Opening) 

Annual Salary: $27,199.33 – $42,203.20; Bi-weekly: $1,046.13 – $1,623.20;     Parks & Neighborhoods/Lichterman J.O. #13-007

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:  Works under the direct supervision of the Building and Grounds Maintenance Supervisor.  Supervises and coordinates activities of all staff, volunteers, prisoners, and other workers responsible for grounds maintenance duties such as trash and debris removal, privet and kudzu removal, pond monitoring, recycling activities, and maintenance of meadow, lawn, trails, and parking lot areas.  Instructs assigned crew on work procedures and use of equipment to ensure work is performed properly in a safe environment; operates and maintains vehicles and equipment such as a front end loader tractor with bush hog including adding fluids and fuel as needed; reports work progress and requests supplies and equipment as needed; and prepares reports for on-the-job injuries and property damage.  Assists and leads workers in performing maintenance duties as needed.

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 ability to climb onto and operate assigned equipment and to engage and disengage attachments.  Must be able to handle various hand tools.  Requires bending, stooping, kneeling, reaching above head, pushing, pulling, traversing uneven ground, and lifting materials and supplies weighing approx. 50 lbs.

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:  Majority of work is performed outdoors exposed to odors, dust, and all types of weather including heat, cold, rain, etc.  Some off-site work may be required. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  High school graduation and four (4) years experience in grounds maintenance including specific experience operating a tractor, chainsaw, and riding mower with one (1) of the four (4) years in a supervisory capacity; or any combination of experience or training which enables one to perform the essential job functions.  Must possess a valid Class “D” driver’s license. 

(PROOF OF DRIVER’S LICENSE REQUIRED)

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POSITIONPOLICE-PAYROLL SPECIALIST(1 Opening) Annual Salary: $27,199.33 – $42,203.20; Bi-weekly: $1,046.13 – $1,623.20;     Police/Finance   J.O. #13-006

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:  Works under the direction of the Police Payroll Supervisor to calculate, maintain, and report accurate payroll for the Police Services Division.  Maintains the pay roll system by weekly posting and verifying roll call information that is received daily including leave time taken, overtime hours worked, and corrections to previous data received.  Prepares and distributes various reports from pay roll system showing employees’ activity including work status, special assignments, overtime, leave taken, and leave accrued such as vacation, bonus days, sick time, accumulated time, etc.  Receives and maintains overtime sheets and overtime detail vouchers to correct roll call system and update payroll system on continuation of duty, court appearance overtime, etc.  Prepares and distributes payroll time sheets to precincts to report and verify biweekly pay with payroll preliminary journal including leave time taken, overtime earned, and proper pay for incentives such as shift, college, and longevity pay.  Performs complex biweekly police pay calculations by correctly adding overtime and other hours at proper rate of pay including “prime time” hours, minimum hours paid for special details and continuation of duty per memorandum of understanding, leave hours not worked, etc.  Researches payroll issues with employees at all levels and advises on payroll procedures.  Routes and distributes checks each payday.                       

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 calculator, personal computer, and telephone.

 TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is performed in an office environment including regular contact with employees when discussing pay issues.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  High School graduate or equivalent and four (4) years of payroll/accounting experience; or any combination of experience and training which enables one to perform the essential job functions.  Two (2) years of college course work preferred

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