Daily Archives: December 2, 2013

City of Memphis Job Openings Thru Dec. 9, 2013

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.

NOTE:  Before applying, please update your profile through your “My Account” screen (address, employment history, education, etc.) to ensure the most current and accurate information will be considered.  Please note that incomplete applications may not be considered.  You may be contacted via email regarding your application.

 

POSITION:    CODE ENFORCEMENT INSPECTOR– (5 Openings)  ANNUAL SALARY:  $32,529.12 – $38,692.94;  BI-WEEKLY:  $1,251.12 – $1,488.19     Public Works/Code Enforcement         J.O. #13-214 

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.

 

 

POSITION:     SANITATION AREA MANAGER – (2 Openings)  ANNUAL SALARY:  $67,399.80;  BI-WEEKLY:  $2,592.30     Public Works/Solid Waste Maintenance/Midtown          J.O. #13-219

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:  Works under the general direction of the Solid Waste Sector Administrator.  Assigned to one of the service areas within the City to direct and coordinate through subordinate supervisory personnel, activities of workers engaged in collecting solid waste and other refuse and transporting refuse to disposal sites:  Interviews, hires, trains, evaluates work performance, and disciplines assigned personnel; schedules crew staffing levels and adjusts levels as needed to ensure adequate collection service; assists administrator in planning collection routes, monitors collection activities, and makes recommendation for route adjustments; maintains contacts with public and refuse crews on complaints relating to refuse collection, investigates citizen complaints and takes appropriate action; monitors equipment operations, schedules repairs and establishes preventative maintenance programs; interprets personnel policies and contract memorandums and conveys to workers; confers with workers’ representatives to attempt to resolve grievances; and keeps records and prepares payroll and operational reports.

 OTHER FUNCTIONS: 

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

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  Requires ability to inspect collection routes and to make operational inspections of transfer and disposal sites.  Requires ability to operate automobile and ability to communicate with staff, management, and the general public.

 TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:  Work is performed in an office environment and outdoors.  May be exposed to changing weather conditions, fumes and odors. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  High school graduate and seven (7) years experience in solid waste services or closely related field with three (3) of those years in a supervisory capacity; or any combination of experience and training which enables one to perform the essential job functions.  Must possess a valid Tennessee Driver’s License.

 

 

POSITION:    CODE ENFORCEMENT SUPERVISOR– (1 Opening)  ANNUAL SALARY:  $37,939.20 – $57,283.20;  BI-WEEKLY:  $1,459.20 – $2,203.20     Public Works/Code Enforcement         J.O. #13-215

 ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:  Works under the supervision of an assigned manager in Code Enforcement Service Center, Public Works Division.  Supervises, assigns, and participates in the operations and activities of the City’s Housing Code Enforcement Program to ensure compliance with applicable ordinances, codes, and regulations.  Provides work direction, assignment of duties, evaluation of work performance, and discipline of assigned staff.  Participates in the development of goals, policies and procedures.  Makes recommendations for changes and improvements to existing standards.  Provides interpretation and explanation regarding codes and maintains information on changes in codes.  Monitors staff work activities to ensure compliance with established policies and procedures. Conducts training to ensure compliance with required workplace safety standards, and federal and city regulations and policies.  Participates in the selection of code enforcement staff.  Monitors and maintains the service center’s budget and expenditures, including accounts receivable and payable functions.  Receives and responds to complaints on alleged housing violations related to codes and ordinances by conducting field investigations and property inspection to identify or monitor potential violations.  Maintains accurate documentation and case files on all investigations, inspections, enforcement actions and other job-related activities.  Creates and prepares a variety of correspondence, memorandums, notices and reports relating to enforcement issues and the status of cases by utilizing various computer applications.  Interacts and communicates verbally and in writing with general public, court staff, management, and other staff members on a variety of housing issues and concerns.  Makes off-site visits to attend various meetings, conferences, and training classes.

 OTHER FUNCTIONS:

1.      Acts as the Manager of Code Enforcement in all related activities in his/her absences.

2.      Performs the full range of code enforcement duties when needed.

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

 TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  Requires ability to perform all types of installation inspections including electrical, mechanical, and plumbing.  Must be able to climb onto and stoop under house and climb into attic to visually discern safety and health hazards.  Must be able to communicate clearly with staff and the public both verbally and in writing.  Requires ability to operate automobile and various equipment such as an electrical tester, real estate wheel, measuring tape, and portable radio.

 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.  Will travel frequently to meetings or sites across the City for visual inspection of properties.  May be exposed to various weather conditions, fumes, odors, dust, and noise.  

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Public Administration or related field and three (3) years’ experience in code enforcement; or any combination of experience or training which enables one to perform the essential job functions.  Must possess and maintain a valid driver license as a condition of continued employment.  One (1) of the three (3) years’ experience in a supervisory or lead/senior position preferred.  Certification by the International Association of Electrical Inspectors and Southern Building Code Congress International preferred. 

 

 

POSITION:     SEWER STOPPAGE OPERATOR – (1 Opening)  ANNUAL SALARY:  $38,694.24;  BI-WEEKLY:  $1,488.24     Public Works/Environmental Inspection          J.O. #13-216 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:  Works under the general supervision of a Zone Supervisor to maintain sewer lines through clearing and removing stoppages, obstructions, or restrictions: inspects sewer lines and manholes and performs dye tests/smoke tests, if necessary, to locate the stoppage; drives and operates sewer cleaning equipment such as a flusher, vactor, power rodder, drag machine, etc. to clear the stoppage and applies chemical solvents to aid in clearing the obstruction; enters confined spaces to remove debris from manholes; cleans and disinfects areas such as basements and yards flooded as a result of sewer stoppages; performs routine washing of sewer lines, manholes, and siphons; and directs the tasks of a Semi-skilled Crewperson assigned to assist in these duties.  Reports the location of the problem, action taken, and current job status to a dispatcher or supervisor using a mobile radio.  Prepares a daily summary report on all activities performed and documents any special job site conditions.  Performs light preventative maintenance of vehicles and equipment such as fluid levels, pre-trip inspections, filters, etc.  Responds to citizens’ issues and concerns relating to sewer problems requiring effective communication with potentially irate customers.  Performs preventative cleaning maintenance on sewer lines as directed.  Cleans and unclogs wastewater treatment plant process piping as directed.  Removes grease buildup in the wet wells of sewer lift stations.  Applies water to bio-filters to promote biological growth for effective odor control.  

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 traverse uneven ground, lift and carry objects such as tools and power equipment weighing up to 50 lbs., and maneuver including stooping, bending, reaching (including above head), pushing,  pulling, and climbing into and out of manholes.  Requires the ability to drive and operate specialized sewer equipment such as a wash truck and power rodder.

 TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:  Majority of work is performed in an outdoor environment.  Performing job requires exposure to sewage fumes and odors, insects, weeds and poisonous plants, emulsifiers, bacteria, insecticides, sewer solvents, traffic, noise, heat and all types of weather conditions.  Must be able to enter confined spaces such as a manhole/sewer line.  Requires some contact with the general public.                              

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High School graduate and two (2) years experience in sewer line maintenance; or any combination of experience and training which enables one to perform the essential job functions.  Must have a valid class “B” Tennessee driver’s license with endorsement (C or N) for tanks 1,000 gallons or greater.  Must comply with Federal Department of Transportation (DOT) Alcohol and Drug testing rules. May be required to complete a battery of tests as deemed appropriate by Human Resources to evaluate competencies in operating heavy equipment.

 

 

***GRANT FUNDED WITH BENEFITS*** 

POSITION:     GRANTS COORDINATOR – (1 Opening) Annual Salary:  $42,120.00 – $64,022.40      Bi-weekly: $1,620.00 – $2,462.40      Housing & Community Development/Planning & Grants      J.O. #13-217

 ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:  Works under the direction of the Administrator of Planning and Development to write grants and compose/coordinate legal contractual agreements for the Division of Housing and Community Development (HCD) and Memphis Housing Authority (MHA). Coordinates all activities pertaining to the grant funding process, including searching and identifying availability of grants and funding sources for existing and proposed programs and projects. Determines feasibility of proposed projects/programs, develops project ideas, prepares grant proposals, communicates with funders, maintains approved grants for HCD, and generates requests for reimbursement payments for subcontracts. Interprets government regulations, forecasts, coordinates, and prepares multiple grant applications and projects to meet specified deadline, utilizing grant-writing techniques that will produce grant awards and withstand competitive reviews. Monitors grant-funded projects to ensure program compliance and prepares reports to track proposed and award grants, ongoing projects, and related budgets to ensure compliance with grant specifications. Participates in the HCD and MHA’s annual planning processes to evaluate program needs, conducts citywide public meetings, and collaborates with internal and external agencies and/or consultants to provide accurate/current information to secure funding and investments in division programs. Keeps abreast of available grants and federal, state, and local legislation that may impact grant funding. Develops applicable policies and procedures to coordinate and control grant-writing and grant management processes. Utilizes various computer software applications to create documents, spreadsheets, charts, graphs, databases, etc. in the grant writing and coordination processes.                                                                                                                         

OTHER FUNCTIONS:

1)      Coordinates steering committee meetings, forums with public and private partners, and activities with other   City divisions, departments, and outside agencies as part of the citywide strategic planning process; represents HCD/MHA at City Council and other such meetings

2.      Develops grant-related training materials and conducts training workshops

3.      Provides work direction to clerical staff and intern(s) who assist in preparing grants

4.      Writes requests for proposals (RFP) as needed for services

5.      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 read, interpret, and apply federal regulations. Ability to operate general office equipment such as a computer, calculator, and telephone required. Ability to operate an automobile required. 

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:  Majority of work is performed in an office environment except when occasional citywide and domestic is required to attend meetings, conferences, and seminars. Work involves interaction with consultants, agency officials, university personnel, the general public, and staff members at all levels. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, City or Regional Planning, or closely related field and four (4) years’ experience in grant writing or housing program administration with one (1) of the four (4) years in a managerial or supervisory capacity; or any combination of experience or training which enables one to perform the essential job functions.  Experience with various computer software applications required. Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license. Master’s degree preferred.

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Job Listings & Opportunities, Week Of December 1 – 7, 2013

  • Laborers/Carpenters/Concrete Workers (Need valid ID, experience EXCEPT laborer positions; Apply in person 1746 Thomas Road, Memphis, TN) 
  • Residential Carpenter (Need experience, tools, truck; Call 371-2056) 
  • Technicians/Machine Operators, Consolidated Container Company (Email resume to resumesmemphis@cccllc.com
  • Graduation Photographer (Apply online at www.epghire.com)
  •  Laborers/Tradesmen (Call 1-888-244-3557) 
  • Stylist, Nikkei’s Girls Style and Beauty, 5501 Winchester Rd. Suite 3, 38115 (Call 574-3149) 
  • Barbers/Stylists/Manicurists, Allstars Beauty & Barber Salon, 493 North Front, Memphis (Call 521-7827) 
  • Courier, Express (Need own vehicle; Call Shyra at 521-8282 option # 5) 
  • HVAC Technician (Need experience, clean driving record; Fax resume to 494-5351) 
  • Cashiers/Greeters/Photographers (Apply online at www.noerrjobs.com
  • Receptionist (Email resume to lauragloster@comcast.net
  • Operator, Brenntag (Need HS Diploma or GED; Email resume to bsmith@brenntag.com
  • Pickers/Verifiers, PSP Solutions, 8705B Northwest Dr. # 10, Southaven, MS (Need two forms of ID, no criminal history involving theft, drugs or violence; Apply in person 9 am – 1 pm) 
  • Carpenter/Handyman (Need experience; Call 598-1465) 
  • Salon Receptionist (Send email to jabdekhan@yahoo.com
  • Vehicle Return Associate/Customer Service/Vehicle Attendant, Avis Budget Group (Apply online at www.avisbudget.greatjob.net
  • Linemen/Journeymen/Apprentices/Operators, Gaylor Electric (Apply online at www.gaylor.com/careers
  • Avon (Call Florence Chamberlin at 210-1596) 
  • Service Technician, Mike Matthews Pool and Spa Service (Need experience; Email resume to mike@matthewspool.com
  • Warehouse Work, Simos Insourcing Solutions, 4205 Hacks Cross Road, Memphis, TN or 7124 Kerr Place, Olive Branch, MS (Apply in person either location) 
  • Warehouse Jobs (Fax resume to 365-5777) 
  • Picker/Lift Operators, Prologistix (Call 881-0760 or apply online at www.applyplx.com
  • All positions, Southland Park, West Memphis, AR (Apply online at www.southlandpark.com/Careers)
  • Forklift Drivers, Paramount Staffing, 5888 Distribution Drive, Memphis (Need HS Diploma or GED, experience; Apply in person or call 367-8888 ext. 2708)
  • Jobs/Education/Training/Grants, Tennessee Career Center, 480 Beale Street, Memphis, TN, 38103 (Apply in person or call 636-7971)
  •  Casino Positions (Apply online at www.fitzgeraldstunica.com
  • Maintenance (Need experience, HVAC certificate; Apply online at www.boydcareers.com
  • Carpet Technician, Stanley Steamer, 1250 Big Orange Rd., Cordova, TN (Need good driving record; Apply in person) 
  • Forklift Drivers, Ameristaff (Apply online at www.ameristaffinc.net
  • Customer Service (Call 730-8944 for East Memphis, 249-1315 for North Memphis, 1-662-655-1162 for Southaven) 
  • Warehouse/Manufacturing, Back to Work Staffing, 6030 Knight Arnold, Memphis (Call 566-2593) 
  • Paper Delivery, Commercial Appeal (Call 529-2708, 529-2880, or 529-5805) 
  • Collection/Disconnect Tech (Need truck, van or SUV; Call 214-4358) 
  • Carpet Cleaning Technicians (Need experience; Email resume to memphisrestoration@gmail.com
  • Job Matchmaker! Call 1-888-862-9540, free job placement service provided by the Commercial Appeal) 
  • Packer/Sales/Warehouse/Maintenance/Production/Technicians/Distribution/Trade Jobs, Workforce Investment Network (WIN)(Go online to view jobs and submit resume at http://www.WINRecruits.com)
  •  Forklift Drivers, Kelly (Need experience; Call 398-9386) 
  • Help Wanted (Call 324-4199) 
  • All Positions, Resorts Casino Tunica (Apply online at www.resortstunica.com
  • Production Workers, Guardian Fiberglass, 7046 Stateline Road, Mineral Wells, MS (Regularly accepts applications 8 am – 5 pm) 
  • Material Handlers/Pickers/Forklift/Operators, Axcess Staffing Services, 6073 Mt. Moriah Road Ext., Suite 19, Memphis (Apply in person 9:30 am – 2 pm) 
  • Production Control/Scheduling Clerks, Technicolor (Need warehouse/production experience; Apply online at http://www.technicolor.com)
  •  FedEx Ground (Company does not hire ex-offenders; Apply in person at 555 Compress Drive, Memphis, or call 948-0045) 
  • Customer Service (Call 546-9161) 
  • All positions, Sam’s Town (Apply online at www.boydcareers.com
  • Hourly worker, O’Reilly Auto Parts (Call 1-888-OREILLY) 
  • Air National Guard (Call 1-800-TO-GO-ANG) 
  • Air Force (Call 1-800-423-USAF) 
  • Army (Call 1-800-USA-ARMY) 

TEMPORARY EMPLOYMENT AGENCIES

 Clerical/Customer Service/Warehouse, Express Employment, 6100 Primacy Parkway (Apply in person or call 680-1933) 

  • Reach/Picker/Lift Operators, Prologistix (Need certification; Call 1-662-655-0485) 
  • Warehouse/Pickers/Forklift, Simos, 4205 Hacks Cross Road, Suite 114, Memphis (Need Forklift Certificate; Apply in person) 
  • Pickers/Packers/Warehouse/Forklift, PSP Solutions, 8705B Northwest Drive # 10, Southaven, MS (Apply in person with two forms of ID 9 am – 1 pm) 
  • Order Selectors/Machine Operators/Forklift, PSC Staffing, 3731 S. Mendenhall or 1979 S. Third Street (Apply in person) 
  • Forklift Drivers, Kelly Services (Need valid driver’s license; Call 398-9386, ext. 213) 
  • Warehouse, Talent Force Staffing, 2899 S. Mendenhall, Suite 1, Memphis, (Apply in person 8:30 – 11 am with two forms of ID)
  • Warehouse, Swift Staffing, 2715 Kirby Parkway, Suite 13 (Apply in person) 
  • Warehouse/Laborers, All In A Day Temp Services, 6084 Apple Tree Drive, Suite 8, Memphis (Apply in person or call 375-4797) 
  • Warehouse, Unlimited Staffing Services, 2590 Lamar (Apply in person or call 791-2929) 
  • All positions, Allied Forces, 6759 Winchester (Apply in person or call 546-7524) 
  • Paramount Staffing, 5888 Distribution Drive, Memphis (Need HS Diploma or GED, experience; Apply in person Tue. – Thur. starting at 9 am or call 367-8888 ext. 2707) 
  • Laborers/Sales/Service/Maintenance, Labor Force, 3834 E. Shelby Drive (Fax resume to 372-1810, apply in person or call 542-0002) 
  • Warehouse/Foodservice/Manufacturing, LSI Staffing (Call 526-1111) 
  • Warehouse, Randstad (Call 766-9305) 
  • Warehouse/Assemblers, Manpower (Call 761-3232) 

HOUSEKEEPING / JANITORIAL

 

  • Janitorial/Housekeepers (Call 800-385-8800) 
  • Home Cleaner, Zoom n Broom (Need own vehicle; call 356-9581 10 am – 2 pm) 

FOODSERVICE 

  • Kitchen Staff, The Crescent Club, 6075 Poplar Avenue, 9th floor, Memphis (Need some experience; Mon. – Fri., 2 pm – 4 pm) 
  • Cook, Blind Bear, 119 S. Main, Memphis (Apply in person 2 – 4 PM Wed. – Fri.) 
  • Chef Wanted, Cozy Corner, 745 N Parkway, Memphis, TN (Apply in person) 
  • Servers/Bartenders, Southland Park, West Memphis, AR (Apply online at www.southlandpark.com/Careers
  • Team Members, Einstein Bagels, 4631 West Poplar Avenue, Memphis, TN (Apply in person) 
  • Casino Positions (Apply online at www.fitzgeraldstunica.com
  • Foodservice, Aramark (Email resume to aramarkMGR@gmail.com)
  •  Cooks/Servers, Resorts Casino Tunica (Apply online at www.resortstunica.com)
  • Help Wanted, The Peabody, 149 Union Avenue (Apply online at www.peabodymemphis.com
  • All Positions, Backyard Burgers (Fax resume to 381-4312 for all locations) 

MISSISSIPPI 

  • Production Workers, Guardian Fiberglass, 7046 Stateline Road, Mineral Wells, MS (Apply in person 8 am – 5 pm) 
  • Package Handlers, FedEx, 8505 Nail Road, Olive Branch (Apply in person Mondays at 5 pm) 
  • Warehouse, All-In-A-Day Temp. Services, 3360 Goodman Road, Southaven,MS (Apply in person) 
  • Warehouse, Peoplelink, Olive Branch (Call 877-323-5627) 

TRUCK DRIVERS 

  • Truck Driving Students, ASU, Marked Tree, AR (Call 870-358-2117) 
  • Schneider National (Will train; Call 1-800-447-7433) 
  • Local Training in Jackson, TN (Call 1-800-423-2730) 
  • USA Truck (Call 1-800-237-4642) 
  • Truck Drivers (Call 1-877-893-1539)

 SALES 

  • Sales, Landers Ford (Call Jerry Bryan at 1-662-274-4770) 
  • Sales, Empire Today (Call Dene Jolly at 1-877-588-5219 ext. 2239) 
  • Sales, Wolfchase Chrysler Dodge Jeep, 8170 Hwy. 64 (Apply in person) 
  • Sales, Commercial Appeal (Call 335-6747) 
  • Sales (Call 324-4199)

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