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CITY OF MEMPHIS Job Openings September 4, 2013 – September 13, 2013

City of Memphis

NOTICE OF JOB OPENINGS

 CITY OF MEMPHIS                                    September 4, 2013 – September 13, 2013 

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._                                             

POSITION:     CODE ENFORCEMENT INSPECTOR – (3 Openings)  ANNUAL SALARY:  $32,529.12 – $38,692.94;  BI-WEEKLY:  $1,251,12 – $1,488.19     Public Works/Neighborhood Improvement      J.O. #13-138

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:  Works under the general supervision of an assigned supervisor in Code Enforcement Service Center, Public Work Division. Inspects the exterior and interior of vacant and occupied existing residential structures (single and multi-family) units, grounds, and abandoned and disabled automobiles for compliance with codes and regulations in the City. Inspects housing components such as structural, mechanical, plumbing, electrical and other installations to determine maintenance requirements, housing violations, or hazardous conditions.  Investigates complaints on code violations and re-inspects property for compliance.  Prepares various reports utilizing different software packages by operating the computer and/or hand held devices.  Issues violation orders/notices, environmental and civil citations using various computerized methods to responsible party including property owners, landlords or tenants for specific housing, building, sanitation, health or fire prevention violations based on relevant housing codes.   Maintains and keeps inspection and various reports including photographs, notes of conversations, videos, correspondence, field reviews, and other related information into a computerized system.  Performs research to determine property ownership.  Provides information to the public regarding Chapter 48 of the City of Memphis Housing Codes.

Prepares case records and materials for attorneys to use in court hearings.  Testifies at hearings or in court in behalf of City.  Interprets code requirements and recommends compliance procedures.

 

OTHER FUNCTIONS:

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

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  Requires the ability to communicate clearly and effectively in writing and verbally with staff, management, and general public. Requires ability to make all types of installation inspections including electrical, mechanical, and plumbing.  Must be able to climb under house and in attic.   Requires the ability to operate a computer, and basic office equipment such as copier, hand held devices, smart phone, still, and video camera.  Requires ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs. of materials, supplies or equipment.  Must be able to traverse on various surfaces when conducting inspections.  Requires ability to operate automobile and various equipment such as electrical tester, real estate wheel, and measuring tape.

 

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:  Majority of work is performed throughout the City within an assigned geographical zone.  Work involves contact with the public at times under stressful conditions.  May be scheduled to work various shifts. May be exposed to animals (dogs and cats), rodents, insects and deteriorating structures when conducting inspections.  May be exposed to various weather conditions, fumes, odors, dust, and noise.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  High school graduate and two (2) years’ experience working with either building construction, codes inspection; or equivalent combination of education and experience which enables one to perform the essential job functions.  Certification by the International Association of Electrical Inspectors and Southern Building Code Congress International preferred.  Must have a valid Tennessee driver’s license.  College Degree or coursework credit strongly preferred.

 

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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 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.

 

GENERAL CLERK/A              Public Works/                                    Annual Salary:  $26,166.40 – $38,459.20

J. O. #13-135                                Maxson Plant                                       Bi-weekly:  $1,006.40 – $1,479.20

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POSITION:     MAINTENANCE FOREMAN – (1 Opening)  ANNUAL SALARY:  $31,220.80 – $46,508.80;  BI-WEEKLY:  $1,200.80 – $1,788.80     Public Works/Drain Maintenance      J.O. #13-137

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:  Works under the general supervision of a field supervisor in the Public Works Division.  Directs a small crew responsible for repairing and maintaining storm drains, inlets and other structures relating to drain maintenance.  Instructs crew on how to complete assignment, what equipment and materials to use.  Drives truck to haul crew, materials and equipment.  Performs routine check of equipment, checks fluid, and fuels truck.  Maintains and keeps payroll time sheets.  Reviews work performance and recommends disciplinary action.  Communicates with residents regarding work being performed.  Uses mobile radio to communicate with supervisor and other workers.  Travels to various facilities to conduct on-site inspections.

 

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 traversing on uneven ground lifting and carrying objects such as tools and power equipment weighing up to 50 lbs. as well as the handling of manhole covers and inlet grates (approximately 150 lbs.) with assistance. Requires bending, stooping, kneeling, reaching (including above head), standing, walking, pushing, pulling, and lifting.  Requires the ability to climb in and out of manholes, catch basins, culverts, and other confined related structures.  Requires the ability to operate assigned equipment.  Must be able to operate a motor vehicle.  Must be able to operate a computer and various office equipment.  Requires the use of mobile handheld radio and communication with personnel in the field.

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS: Majority of work is performed outdoors exposed to odors, dust, inclement weather and traffic.  Frequently drives to various locations to inspect and monitor crews in the completion of working duties.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  High school graduate and five (5) years’ experience in construction/repair of sewer/drain systems; or any combination of experience and training which enables one to perform the essential job functions.  Must possess and maintain a valid Class “B” Tennessee (or equivalent out-of-state) Commercial Driver’s License and must comply with Federal Department of Transportation (DOT) Alcohol and Drug testing rules as a condition of continued employment.  Supervisory experience preferred.

POSITION:     NEIGHBORHOOD IMPROVEMENT ADMINISTRATOR – (1 Opening)  SALARY COMMENSURATE WITH EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION      Public Works/Neighborhood Improvement      J.O. #13-134

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:  Works under the direction of the Director of Public Works.  Provides administrative and technical direction for the Code Enforcement and Neighborhood Improvement services operations.  Administers Operating and Capital Improvement budgets.  Provides operational guidance utilizing knowledge of federal, state, and local laws and programs pertaining to blight remediation, code enforcement, and neighborhood services.  Administers and oversees demolition, blight mitigation, and related department contracts.  Evaluates reports and publications to ensure compliance with applicable ordinances and regulations that may impact current and future operations.  Utilizes operational data and reports, such as staffing requirements, to provide recommendations to continually improve operational efficiency and effectiveness.  Communicates goals and objectives, engages with community leaders and the general public to educate and provide outreach to eradicate blight, ensure safer neighborhoods, and enhance revitalization.  Attends community and civic meetings and represents the interests and positions of the Division of Public Works.  Evaluates work performance, disciplines staff members, and resolves employee conflicts including coordinating grievance procedures with the Labor Relations Office.  Represents the Public Works Division in labor negotiations. Provides advice and support in division-wide projects to streamline and maximize use of existing capital, capital acquisition, and contracts for goods and services.

 

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.  Requires travel to meetings across the City.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Bachelor’s degree in Public or Business Administration or a related field and nine (9) years progressively more responsible administrative experience in a large organization including specific experience developing and administering contracts with third party vendors with four (4) of the nine (9) years in a management capacity; or any combination of experience and training which enables one to perform the essential job functions.  Specific knowledge and experience related to housing code enforcement and blight remediation and related laws preferred.

 

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POSITION:     WASTE COLLECTION FACILITIES ADMINISTRATOR – (1 Opening)  ANNUAL SALARY:  $84,844.00 – $100,051.32;  BI-WEEKLY:  $3,263.23 – $3,848.13     Public Works/Environmental Administration      J.O. #13-133

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:  Works under the general direction of Engineering Administrator.  Plans, coordinates, and directs activities concerned with maintenance and inspection of the physical sewer system, flood control, operation and maintenance of sewer lift stations, and storm water management:  Analyzes trends, such as population and industrial growth of area being served to determine adequacy of current facilities and to project demands for future facilities; develops plans to meet expanded demands and requests engineering staff to design and prepare specifications for extended facilities and capacity; directs activities of designated employees who oversee water and sewage facilities; seeks consultants to perform special studies for the department, reviews bids, and makes recommendation for selection; confers with consultants and management personnel to discuss alternatives and to choose most suitable plan on basis of efficiency and cost-effectiveness; communicates with regulatory agencies to resolve any problems and to coordinate projects; inspects field projects to confirm conformance to specifications and government regulations; researches and evaluates new developments in materials, tools, and equipment and recommends or denies purchase; prepares various reports including monthly EPA report; and prepares department budget.  Travels to various facilities to conduct on-site inspections.

 

OTHER FUNCTIONS:

 

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

 

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  Requires ability to inspect work area which may involve traverse on various surfaces including across ditches, river banks, or wooded areas when conducting on-site inspections.  Requires ability to communicate with staff, management, public government agencies, consultants, private contractors, and other City officials.   Requires to ability to operate computer and other office equipment.  Requires the ability to operate an automobile.

 

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:  Work is performed in an office environment and outdoors to inspect field projects and to demonstrate new products.  Requires frequent travel throughout the City to inspect working sites.  May be exposure to fumes, other odors, changing weather conditions, and temperatures. Some evening and weekend work required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Bachelor’s degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering and eight (8) years’ experience in environmental engineering with six (6) of the eight (8) 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 a valid driver license.  Must possess a license to practice engineering in the State of Tennessee or a state that has reciprocity with Tennessee.  Master’s degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering preferred.

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:  Must possess a current valid State of Tennessee Class II Wastewater Collection License or be able to obtain before the end of 24 months of employment as a Waste Collection Facilities Administrator.

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Closet Installer – Incognito Custom Closets

Incognito Custom Closets

Closet System Installer Needed

 

Incognito Custom Closets is seeking a full-time installer for closet systems and commercial cabinets. Appearance, language, and character are important as our installers work in our clients’ homes and offices while they live and work there.

REQUIREMENTS

  • At least 21 years old
  • At least 2 years of melamine closet system experience
  • Must pass a background check and drug test
  • Non-smoker
  • Personal references
  • Good driving record

Starting pay is $12-15 per hour, depending on experience. Paid vacation and holidays. Typical work week is 40-45 hours. Health insurance not available at this time. Training, tools and transportation to job site provided. Send resume, salary history, contact information and references to Jennifer Bryan at jennifer@incognitocustomclosets.com or fax to 901-387-4534

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