Daily Archives: September 18, 2013

City of Memphis Job Opportunities

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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POSITION:     FLEET MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR – (1 Opening)  ANNUAL SALARY:  $34,340.80  – $51,521.60;  BI-WEEKLY:  $1,320.80 – $1,981.60     Police/Support Services        J.O. #13-159  

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:  Works under the direction of an assigned supervisor in the Police Services Division and supervises the daily activities of a staff engaged in the upkeep of all police facilities.  Manages the operation and maintenance of Police motor vehicles and equipment; studies transportation needs and analyzes comparative performance of different types and styles of equipment; coordinates fleet operations to ensure the availability of vehicles and equipment needed; coordinates the maintenance of having equipment installed in vehicles; participates in fleet management groups to keep abreast of developments in automotive industry; ensures compliance with applicable laws and regulations covering the inspection, licensing, insuring, and operation of motor vehicles and equipment; prepares budget estimates identifying operating cost, procurement of motor vehicles replacement parts and materials, and cost of outside contractual services; replaces cars over l00,000 miles; assigns vehicles to the various precincts; maintains and coordinates the Service Center’s computerized inventory; maintains equipment maintenance records, provide monthly mileage reports.  

OTHER FUNCTIONS:

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

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  Requires use of equipment, such as computer terminal,  adding machine; and telephone.  Requires some lifting of boxes of license plates, files, etc. weighing approximately 25 lbs.  Requires ability to operate automobile to make visits to various sites throughout the City.  

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is performed in an office environment.  May occasionally require working outdoors. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s Degree and two (2) years experience in fleet maintenance/procurement with one (1) of the two years in a supervisory and/or lead capacity; or any combination of experience or training which enables one to perform the essential job functions.  Must possess and maintain a valid Driver’s License.

POSITION:     PIPELAYER – (5 Openings)  SALARY:  $11.87/Hr-Entry; $13.55/Hr-60 Days; $16.90/Hr-5 Months      Public Works/Environmental Maintenance      J.O. #13-154 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:  Works under the supervision of a maintenance foreman in the Public Works Division.  Performs skilled manual work in the repair and maintenance of the City’s sanitary sewer system: Lays pipe of various sizes and configurations; makes tie-in to structure, outfall lines or interceptor lines; applies cement or mortar to pipe to reconstruct pipe or seal cracks, sometimes from inside the underground pipe; clears around pipe to make repairs; and signals equipment operators to facilitate alignment to remove pipe; and drives tandem dump truck and crew cab to transport materials to and from job site. 

OTHER FUNCTIONS: 

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

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  Requires walking, sometimes across ditches, climbing, crouching and ability to crawl into pipes.  Requires ability to lift tools and materials and to operate hand tools.  Requires ability to operate equipment. 

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS: Majority of work is performed outdoors exposed to changing weather conditions and temperatures.  May be exposed to traffic.

 MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Ability to understand written and verbal instructions and six (6) months experience in construction and maintenance or related area.  Must be able to mix and apply concrete. Must possess a valid Class “B” Tennessee Commercial Driver’s License and must comply with Federal Department of Transportation (DOT) Alcohol and Drug testing rules.

POSITION:    GOLF COURSE MAINTENANCE FOREMAN – (1 Opening)  ANNUAL SALARY:  $34,340.80  – $51,521.60;  BI-WEEKLY:  $1,320.80 – $1,981.60     Parks & Neighborhoods Golf    J.O. #13-158 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:  Works under the direction of an assigned supervisor in the overall maintenance of grounds and turf of City golf courses. Supervises, coordinates, instructs, and evaluates the work of subordinates engaged in all aspects of turf management, including irrigation, fertilization, dispensing and mixing chemicals, and in the use of turf equipment. Reviews work performed by contractors. Assists in plant selection for grounds.  Assists in the preparation of department budget. Orders supplies in line with approved budgets. Maintains records of daily work activities. Plans and develops procedures, materials, and safety standards applicable to the care and maintenance of golf courses, including utilizing knowledge of turf diseases, pesticides, mixing chemicals, and safety methods. Develops and organizes techniques used in the care and maintenance of turf, shrubs, trees, and other greenery.  Maintains soil treatments used to establish conditions conducive to the healthy growth of grass and other plants.  Establishes priorities of equipment repair. Oversees the equipment maintenance programs. Exercises cost control measures to keep operating and capital expenses in line with approved budgets.  Operates and maintains the equipment and tools used including turf equipment, tractor with attachments, irrigating systems, and high pressure pumps. Inspect and monitors overall turf condition of course to determine need for supplemental irrigation or fertilization.  Develops maintenance schedule for the golf course. Provides work direction, assignment of duties, evaluation of work performance, and discipline for assigned personnel through constructive and cooperative working relationships. Creates and prepares a variety of correspondence, memoranda, and reports by utilizing various computer applications. Interacts and communicates verbally and in writing with general public, vendors, contractors, government agencies, management, and other staff members on a variety of issues and concerns. 

 OTHER FUNCTIONS:

1.      May perform task of subordinates when situation demands it.

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

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  Requires ability to inspect golf course and to operate equipment used in maintaining a golf course such as mowers, tractor with attachments, etc.  Requires lifting (approx. 50 lbs), reaching, climbing ladders, stooping, kneeling, bending, and crouching for long periods of time. Requires the ability to traverse uneven ground to visually inspect property.  Must be able to communicate with staff, management, vendors and outside contractors. 

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:  Majority of work is performed outdoors and may be exposed to noise, dust, and chemicals. May be exposed to various weather conditions. May be required to work weekends. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  High school graduate or GED and six (6) years ground maintenance experience to include three (3) years in maintenance of golf courses, with one (1) of the six (6) years in a supervisory/lead capacity; or any combination of training and experience which enables one to perform the essential job functions.  Must possess a Tennessee pesticide and herbicide applicator certification, or ability to obtain certification before the end of 12 months of employment as a Golf Parks Foreman.  May be required to complete a job-related assessment as determined by Human Resources. Must possess and maintain a valid Driver’s License as a condition of continued employment.

 

POSITION:    OPERATIONS & MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR – (1 Opening)  ANNUAL SALARY:  $37,939.20  – $57,283.20;  BI-WEEKLY:  $1,459.20 – $1,203.20     Public Works/Maxson Plant     J.O. #13-157 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:  Works under the general supervision of the Wastewater Treatment Plant Operations Supervisor.  Responsible for first-line supervision of activities of workers on an assigned shift engaged in operating and maintaining equipment in the wastewater facility to insure continuous and efficient operation to meet federal, state and city guidelines.  Oversees personnel on assigned shift providing training, work direction, assignment of duties, and administers discipline.  Makes regular inspections of facility to detect malfunctions and needed maintenance of equipment, buildings, and grounds.  Interprets computer, meter and gage readings.  Initiates appropriate action when problems are detected.  Maintains daily log of operation activities.  Monitors employee attendance and maintains time sheets. 

OTHER FUNCTIONS: 

1.   Performs task of subordinates when situation demands necessary.

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

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  Must be able to read meters and gages.  Must be able to lift bags of materials, such as lime, sandblasting, and fertilizer (approx. 75 lbs.). Requires extensive walking sometimes over uneven ground and ditches.  Requires ability to climb ladders and stairs. 

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:  Twenty-four hour, seven-day-week operation; must work assigned shift.  Majority of work is performed outdoors.  May be exposed to dust, fumes, odors, noise, heat and all types of weather conditions. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  High school graduate and five (5) years experience in operating and/or maintaining machinery and equipment similar to that used in large volume wastewater treatment plants with one of the five (5) in a supervisory/lead capacity preferred; or any combination of experience and training which enables one to perform essential job functions.  State of Tennessee Class III or IV Wastewater Treatment Operator Certification preferred.

POSITION:     MUSIC COMMISSION SPECIALIST – (1 Opening)  ANNUAL SALARY:  $31,220.80  – $46,508.80;  BI-WEEKLY:  $1,200.80 – $1,788.80     Parks & Neighborhoods/Music Commission     J.O. #13-156 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Works under the direction of the Executive Director of the Memphis Music Commission (MMC) to perform specialized support functions for the service unit. Solicits, coordinates, and schedules volunteers and financial and in-kind sponsors for MMC special projects/events. Coordinates and oversees ticket sales and distribution of fliers, posters, press releases, etc. related to MMC events. Encourages participation by maintaining contact with local vendors to feature Memphis Music artists in local advertisements, events and programs. Contacts vendors for operational needs (video production, instruments, promotional items, etc.) and sponsorship for MMC events. Performs basic data entry of client/vendor contact information into the computer database. Maintains a log of Memphis Music artists and financial and in-kind sponsor’s contact information. Prepares bills and invoices, as well as budgetary and progress reports related to MMC operations, as directed. Maintains petty cash funds and receipts. Researches current topics and formats scripts for MMC television show, schedules and confirms guests for 30 minute cable television show appearances and music forums, and serves as point of contact for guests. Maintains MMC Social media presence utilizing outlets such as FaceBook, Twitter, Instagram, etc. Schedules appointments and confirms room reservations for Memphis Music Legal Clinic meetings and other planned seminars and programs. Attends MMC board meetings for the purpose of collecting data and recording meeting minutes.  Attends various meetings, events, programs and functions as required. 

OTHER FUNCTIONS:

  1. 1.            Performs additional functions (essential or otherwise) which may be assigned.
  2. 2.            May assist with the set-up and/or breakdown of music sets/equipment. 

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Must be able to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing. Requires the ability to operate computer and all basic office equipment, such as telephone, copier, and personal computer. Requires lifting and carrying materials/equipment weighing up to 25 lbs. 

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is performed in an office environment and at local music and/or music related events that occur during evenings, weekends, and/or holidays.  Some work may be performed outside assisting with special projects/events or meetings, which may include exposure to dust, odors, noise, heat, and various weather conditions. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Public Relations, Marketing, or related discipline and one (1) year of professional administrative experience involving community events/projects; or any combination of experience and training which enables one to perform the essential job functions. Knowledge of Memphis Music industry past and present preferred.

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