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City of Memphis Job Openings 12/19/12-1/2/13

CITY OF MEMPHIS                                    December 19, 2012 – January 2, 2013

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

For a complete listing of job openings please visit web site at

www.memphistn.gov                                                                                                  

 

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

 

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 EMPLOYMENT. 

POSITION:     FIELD SUPERVISOR/ANIMAL SERVICES – (1 Opening) Annual Salary:  $32,754.25 – $51,521.60      Bi-weekly: $1,259.78 – $1,981.60      Parks & Neighborhoods/Animal Shelter               J.O. #12-098-R1

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONSWorks under the general direction of the Operations Manager in Animal Services.  Supervises and participates in major field operations, planning strategies, and the daily activities of an assigned unit of Animal Services Officers.  Investigates animal regulations and cruelty complaints. Determines when City ordinances and/or state laws have been violated.  Oversees the issuing of citations and/or violation warning notices and makes necessary court appearances.  Maintains animal and activity records.  Approves work schedules of field employees.  Coordinates training of field employees with other supervisors and Animal Service Administrator. Trains and consults with employees and other supervisors regarding City and Bargaining Unit Personnel policies and regulations.   Oversees cleanliness and maintenance of animal services vehicles. Assists subordinates in the performance of job duties such as: patrolling public streets and picking up animals.

OTHER FUNCTIONS:

1. Assists with public relation duties including speaking and demonstrations at training workshops.

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

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Requires the use of equipment such as stretcher, traps, chemical capture gun, nets, catchpoles, etc. Handles potentially dangerous animals such as dogs, cats, snakes, livestock and raccoons.  Lifting and carrying equipment weighing up to 50 lbs. is required.  Involves contact with staff, and the general public.  Must be able to communicate clearly, both verbally and in writing.  Requires the use of office equipment, such as computer terminals and telephones.

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONSWork is performed in the animal shelter and/or outside exposed to all types of weather conditions. Will be continually exposed to loud animal noises or odors.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSHigh School graduate or equivalent and five (5) years supervisory experience in a production/operations environment; or any combination of experience or training which enables one to perform the essential job functions.  Experience as an animal services officer or supervisor in an animal services environment preferred.  Graduate of a regional or national animal control academy preferred.    Ideal candidate will have specific experience in monitoring and supervising a field staff to be accountable for meeting productivity standards and following operational rules and regulations; and independently addressing operational and personnel issues to ensure goals are met.  Must possess a valid Tennessee Driver’s license.

 

PAYROLL CLERK A – (1 Opening) Annual Salary:  $24,957.40 – $38,459.20      Bi-weekly: $959.90 – $1,479.20      Parks & Neighborhoods/Pink Palace     J.O. #12-165

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Works under the general direction of the Manager of Business Affairs and is responsible for maintaining all personal leave records and payroll functions for the museum system. Prepares bi-weekly payroll and tracks staff personal leave to ensure balances are correct using the automated payroll system; audits the timekeeping software reports and manages database; resolves pay discrepancies and submits necessary corrections. Prepares grant invoices from payroll register and tracks payments. Prepares inter/intra fund billing invoices and maintains the petty cash funds. Prepares personnel forms that are necessary to add staff or change status of existing staff. Generates reports including tracking staff turnover data and maintaining employee emergency information records. Maintains and issues new employee orientation packets, key requests, identification badges, and computer access forms; and distributes and processes incoming and outgoing mail.

OTHER FUNCTIONS:

1. Assists with cash control and auditing functions as needed.

2. Assists with budget research and preparation as needed.

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

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Must have the ability to operate a personal computer and requires the ability to up to 25 lbs. Must be able to communicate verbally and in writing.

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS: Majority of work is performed in a office environment with some travel to other museum facilities. Occasional weekend work may be required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High school graduate with a minimum of three (3) years of  bookkeeping, accounting or payroll experience with proven experience using a spreadsheet software and word processing; or any combination of experience and training which enables one to perform essential job functions.

 

ANIMAL CARE TECHNICIAN – (1 Opening)   ANNUAL SALARY:  $35,055.54; BI-WEEKLY:  $1,348.29   Parks & Neighborhoods/Animal Shelter     J.O. #12-166

 ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Works under the general direction of an assigned supervisor at the Memphis Animal Shelter to provide basic clerical support and routine care for sheltered animals, maintenance of the shelter, and service to customers. Cleans kennels, cages, and pens where animals are housed. Cleans, bathes, and dips animals as directed. Performs humane euthanasia. Records paperwork on diagnostic procedures performed, such as surgical procedures, health screening programs, etc. Inputs data of adopted animals, adopted returned animals, and animal impoundment into the computer system. Feeds, waters, and medicates animals. Assists in the training of new personnel by answering questions, demonstrating animal care techniques. and sharing knowledge of departmental policies. Assists the public in locating and redeeming lost pets and providing information on pet adoption and redemption procedures. Cleans and maintains office, grounds, restrooms, and other shelter facilities using pressurized steam cleaning equipment and chemicals.

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 and telephone. Also requires the ability to use equipment, such as hoses and ladders, to clean, lift, and handle incoming animals, such as dogs, cats, raccoons, etc.  Must be able to lift fifty (50) pounds. Constant lifting, standing, and traversing shelter grounds required.

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is performed in an animal shelter environment. Frequent exposure to noise, fumes, and unpleasant surrounding.  Involves contact with staff, visitors, and the general public.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High School education or equivalent and one (1) year of work experience in animal care preferred; or any combination of experience or training which enables one to perform the essential job functions. Basic computer and typing skills preferred. Must obtain and maintain a certification as a Certified Animal Euthanasia Technician within one year of employment, as a condition of continued employment.

 

CONCRETE WORKER – (1 Opening)   ENTRY SALARY:  $11.08/HR; 60 DAYS:  12.66/HR;        5 MONTHS:  $15.83/HR   Public Works/Drain Maintenance     J.O. #12-167

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:  Works under the supervision of a maintenance foreman in the Public Works Division.  Performs semi-skilled manual work in assisting in the repair and maintenance of the city’s storm sewer system. Mixes concrete or mortar by hand or a portable mixer. Makes connections and minor repairs to ditches and other structures by applying concrete, mortar, or sealant to cracks, seams, and tie-ins. Assists in building various concrete structures, such as retaining walls and head walls. Pours, works, and brooms concrete. Utilizes hand and power tools to excavate, level, and condition soil. Utilizes air hammer to break out asphalt and concrete. Cleans drainage structures such as inlets and culverts using hand tools, etc. Lifts and carries materials, tools, and supplies, including loading and unloading trucks. Removes and replaces inlet grates, rims, and manhole covers.

OTHER FUNCTIONS:

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

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Must be able to understand verbal and written instructions. Requires traversing uneven land on foot, sometimes across or through ditches. Requires the ability to perform heavy manual work which will involve lifting manhole covers, inlet grates, rims, tools, and materials, which can weigh approximately 150 lbs. Requires ability to operate hand tools and a portable concrete mixer.

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS: Majority of work is performed outdoors exposed to changing weather conditions and temperatures.  Work may also be performed in traffic areas.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High School graduate or equivalent and six (6) months experience in construction and maintenance or related area preferred; or any combination of experience and training which enables one to perform the essential job functions.

 

POLLUTION CONTROL AIDE – (1 Opening) Annual Salary:  $24,030.50 – $34,329.36      Bi-weekly: $924.25 – $1,320.36      Public Works/Environmental Inspection      J.O. #12-168

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:  Works under the supervision of the Industrial Pretreatment Technician in the Public Works Division.  Assists the Pollution Control Inspector in conducting inspections of sewer lines and to determine sewer repair needs throughout the City and County including alleys, woods and flood areas.  Loads and unloads necessary equipment from truck; removes manhole covers and climbs into manhole to place and retrieve equipment; helps setup camera in sewer line by attaching pulling cable to camera and positioning camera in sewer line; detaches camera from cable, rewinds cable into reel, and disassembles equipment; administers appropriate chemicals per instructions from the Pollution Control Inspector; services, adjusts and makes minor repairs to electronic equipment; assists in performing smoke testing by helping to unload machine from truck and pulling starter to release smoke into sewer lines; informs residents of work being performed in the area; drives wash truck (over 1000 gallons) to work site; and may ride in small boat to perform inspections during flood seasons.

OTHER FUNCTIONS:

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

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  Requires traversing uneven ground in woods, weeded areas and flood lands and ability to climb into manholes.  Requires pulling, reaching and removing with assistance manhole covers which weigh approximately 150 lbs.

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:  Majority of work is performed outdoors exposed to changing weather conditions and temperatures.  May be exposed to traffic, insects, weeds, and poisonous plants.  May be exposed to emulsifiers, insecticides, sewer solvents, bacteria, etc.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  High school graduate or equivalent with some experience or training which enables one to perform essential job functions; ability to understand written and verbal instructions; and must have a valid Class “B” Tennessee (or equivalent out-of-state) Commercial Driver’s License with appropriate endorsements and must comply with Federal Department of Transportation (DOT) Alcohol and Drug testing rules.

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City of Memphis job posting for August 8, 2012 thru August17, 2012

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. _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________      

 

POSITIONSHELTER SUPERVISOR(1 Opening) Annual Salary: $36,186.41 – $57,283.20;

Bi-weekly:  $1,391.79 – $2,203.20   Parks & Neighborhoods     J.O. #12-090

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:  Works under the general direction of the Animal Services Operations Manager to provide first line supervision of daily activities of the animal shelter, participate in major operations and planning decisions, and serve as Manager in his/her absence. Supervises sheltering activities to ensure that animals are properly housed, fed, and cared for in a clean and sanitary environment. Uses computerized program to monitor and track kennel inventory, impound, licensing, and rabies quarantine procedures. Maintains necessary animal records and complies with City ordinances and shelter policies on the care and disposition of animals including adoptions, redemptions, euthanasia, and when needed, the collection of fines and revenues from these activities. Monitors maintenance of building; maintains inventory and orders supplies for the daily operation of the shelter. Approves work schedules, trains and consults with employees and other supervisors regarding City and Bargaining Unit Personnel policies and regulations. Performs public relations duties, including handling complaints from occasionally irate customers and attends meetings with civic groups or the media to provide information about shelter activities. 

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:  Majority of work is performed in an animal shelter   environment including continual exposure to animal shelter odors and noise. Some travel required for training and meetings.                            

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Associate’s degree in Business/Public Administration or a related field and five (5) years operations management and supervisory experience; or any combination of experience and training which enables one to perform the essential job functions. Two (2) additional years of related experience may be substituted for the degree.  Experience as a supervisor or a senior animal care technician in an animal services environment preferred.  Ideal candidate will have specific experience in supervising a staff to be accountable for meeting productivity standards and timelines; organizing and implementing efficient workflows; and independently addressing operational and personnel issues to ensure goals are met.

(PROOF OF EDUCATION REQUIRED)

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City of Memphis Job Openings

CITY OF MEMPHIS                                        APRIL 25, 2012 – MAY 04, 2012

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:  GENERAL FOREMAN WTP MECHANIC(1 Opening) Annual Salary: $60,057.14;

 

                       Bi-weekly: $2,309.89;   Public Works-Maxson/South Plant    J.O. #12-038

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:  Works under the direction of the Waste Treatment Plant Maintenance Manager.  Directs and coordinates work of subordinate personnel, responsible for the daily maintenance and upkeep of the machinery and mechanical equipment associated with the Wastewater Treatment Plant, including dewatering facilities and sludge disposal operations.  Provides training, work direction, and evaluates performance of assigned personnel; evaluates work demands and makes daily assignments; maintains inventory of equipment and parts; ensures equipment is properly maintained and secured; develops and implements preventative maintenance program for equipment; responsible for maintaining and utilizing the Computer Maintenance System (CMS); interprets personnel policies and contract memorandums; takes disciplinary action according to established practices; and confers with workers’ representatives to resolve grievances.

OTHER FUNCTIONS:

 

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

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  Requires ability to inspect indoor plant sites.  Requires ability to inspect outdoor work sites which involves walking in fields and wooded areas .  Requires climbing and stooping.  Must be able to communicate with staff, management, public, and health and environmental representatives.  Requires ability to operate personal computer.

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:  Work is performed outdoors and in treatment plant environment including exposure to inclemental weather conditions, extreme temperatures, dust, fumes, odors, chemicals, and noise.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  High school graduate and five (5) years experience in preventative maintenance and repair of machinery and equipment similar to that used in a large volume wastewater treatment plant such as: centrifugal and positive displacement pumps of all sizes and types, hydraulic systems, high volume blowers, compressor units, hoisting equipment, conveyors, clarifiers, belt filters presses, sludge spreading equipment, heavy equipment and agriculture equipment, grounds and building maintenance or any combination of experience and training which enables one to perform the essential job functions.  One (1) year of the five (5) years experience in a supervisory capacity preferred.  Knowledge of computers and CMS preferred.

___________________________________________________________________________________________

POSITIONSHELTER SUPERVISOR(1 Opening) Annual Salary: $36,186.41 – $57,283.20;

                       Bi-weekly: $1,391.79 – $2,203.20; Public Services & Neighborhoods/MAS   J.O. #12-014-R1

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:  Works under the general direction of the Animal Services Administrator or designated supervisor to provide first line supervision of daily activities of the animal shelter, participate in major operations and planning decisions, and serve as Manager in his/her absence.  Supervises sheltering activities to ensure that animals are properly housed, fed, and cared for in a clean and sanitary environment. Uses computerized program to monitor and track kennel inventory, impound, licensing, and rabies quarantine procedures.  Maintains necessary animal records and complies with City ordinances and shelter policies on the care and disposition of animals including adoptions, redemptions, euthanasia, and when needed, the collection of fines and revenues from these activities.  Monitors maintenance of building; maintains inventory and orders supplies for the daily operation of the shelter.  Approves work schedules, trains and consults with employees and other supervisors regarding City and Bargaining Unit Personnel policies and regulations.  Performs public relations duties including handling complaints from occasionally irrate customers and attends meetings with civic groups or the media to provide information about shelter activities.

 

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:  Majority of work is performed in an animal shelter   environment including exposure to odors and noise.  Some travel required for training and presentations.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Associate’s degree in Business/Public Administration or a  related field and five (5) years animal shelter operation experience with three (3) of the five (5) years in a supervisory capacity; or any combination of experience and training which enables one to perform the essential job functions.  Two (2) additional years of related experience may be substituted for the degree.  Must have a valid Tennessee driver’s license.  (PROOF OF EDUCATION/DRIVER’S LICENSE REQUIRED)

 

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City of Memphis Job Postings

CITY OF MEMPHIS                                    

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER 

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

Opening:    APRIL 18, 2012

Closing:     APRIL 27, 2012                                                     

_______________________________________________________________________________________________                      

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:  ANIMAL CARE TECHNICIAN – (3 Openings) Annual Salary: $35,055.54; Bi-weekly: $1,348.29

                       Public Services & Neighborhoods/Animal Services;     J.O. #12-035

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Works under the general direction of an assigned supervisor at the Memphis Animal Shelter to provide basic clerical support and routine care for sheltered animals, maintenance of the shelter, and service to customers. Cleans kennels, cages, and pens where animals are housed. Cleans, bathes, and dips animals as directed. Performs humane euthanasia. Records paperwork on diagnostic procedures performed, such as surgical procedures, health screening programs, etc. Inputs data of adopted animals, adopted returned animals, and animal impoundment into the computer system. Feeds, waters, and medicates animals. Assists in the training of new personnel by answering questions, demonstrating animal care techniques. and sharing knowledge of departmental policies. Assists the public in locating and redeeming lost pets and providing information on pet adoption and redemption procedures. Cleans and maintains office, grounds, restrooms, and other shelter facilities using pressurized steam cleaning equipment and chemicals. 

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 and telephone. Also requires the ability to use equipment, such as hoses and ladders, to clean, lift, and handle incoming animals, such as dogs, cats, raccoons, etc.  Must be able to lift fifty (50) pounds. Constant lifting, standing, and traversing shelter grounds required.  

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is performed in an animal shelter environment. Frequent exposure to noise, fumes, and unpleasant surrounding.  Involves contact with staff, visitors, and the general public. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High School education or equivalent and one (1) year of work experience in animal care preferred; or any combination of experience or training which enables one to perform the essential job functions. Basic computer and typing skills preferred. Must obtain and maintain a certification as a Certified Animal Euthanasia Technician within one year of employment, as a condition of continued employment.         

  

POSITION: FIELD SUPERVISOR/AS(1 Opening)  Annual Salary: $29,778.40 – $46,508.80; Bi-weekly:

                     $1,145.32 – $1,788.80;   Public Services & Neighborhoods/Animal Services    J.O. #12-036 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONSWorks under the general direction of the Animal Services Administrator or designee. Supervises and participates in major field operations, planning strategies, and the daily activities of an assigned unit of Animal Service Officers. Investigates animal regulation and cruelty complaints. Determines when City ordinances

and/or state laws have been violated. Oversees the issuing of citations and/or violation warning notices and makes necessary court appearances. Maintains animal and activity records. Approves work schedules of field employees. Coordinates training of field employees with other supervisors and Animal Service Administrator. Trains and consults with employees and other supervisors regarding City and Bargaining Unit Personnel policies and regulations.   Oversees cleanliness and maintenance of animal service vehicles. Assists subordinates in the performance of job duties such as: patrolling public streets and picking up animals.    

OTHER FUNCTIONS:

1. Assists with public relation duties including speaking and demonstrations at training workshops.

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

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Requires the use of equipment such as stretcher, traps, chemical capture gun, nets, catchpoles, etc. Handles potentially dangerous animals such as dogs, cats, snakes, livestock and raccoons. Lifting and carrying equipment weighing up to 50 lbs. is required.  Involves contact with staff, and the general public. Must be able to communicate clearly, both verbally and in writing.  Requires the use of office equipment, such as computer terminals and telephones. 

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONSWork is performed in the animal center and/or outside exposed to all types of weather conditions. May be exposed to loud animal noises or odors. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSHigh School graduate or equivalent and five (5) years performing duties of an Animal Services Officer; or any combination of experience or training which enables one to perform the essential job functions.  Graduate of a regional or national animal control academy preferred.  One (1) year in a supervisory or lead capacity preferred.  Must possess a valid Tennessee Driver’s license.  (PROOF OF DRIVER’S LICENSE REQUIRED)    

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