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by | December 3, 2012 · 3:05 PM

City of Memphis Job Postings

opening date:                         MAY 09, 2012

 closing date:                          MAY 18, 2012


 For a complete listing of job openings please visit website www.memphistn.gov




POSITION: SEWER LIFT STATION MANAGER(1 Opening) Annual Salary: $44,796.54 – $71,864.00

Bi-weekly: $1,722.94 – $2,764.00;    Public Works/Stiles North Plant      J.O. #12-044

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Works under the direction of the Administrator of Wastewater Collection Systems.  Plans and directs the maintenance of Flood Control Pumping Stations and Sewer Lift Stations.  Trains, directs, and evaluates the performance of maintenance personnel in adherence to following proper operation and maintenance procedures; develops and implements maintenance procedures, including a preventive maintenance program; inspects pump stations and equipment for malfunctions and needed repairs; oversees the installation and testing of new or rebuilt equipment and the inspection of contracted maintenance work; ensures that proper records of maintenance, preventative maintenance and equipment manuals, etc. are  maintained; prepares contracts, evaluates bids, and prepares the budget for flood control and sewer lift maintenance; and coordinates maintenance work with the operating personnel.  Utilizes various PC programs to generate reports, inventory lists, and correspondence. 


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

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Requires the ability to operate a personal computer.  Requires the ability to perform routine inspections of the facilities which involves climbing/descending on ladders.  May have to assist with manual labor during emergency situations.  Requires the ability to operate an automobile to drive to various City facilities for inspections and offices for meetings. 

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:  Majority of work is performed in an office environment, but must make inspections of facility which requires being outdoors.  May be exposed to various weather conditions, fumes, odors, dust, and noise.  May be required to be on-call, twenty-four (24) hours a day, seven (7) days a week for emergencies. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma and seven (7) years experience in the field of mechanical, electrical or large volume pump maintenance with three (3) of the seven (7) years in a supervisory capacity; or any combination of experience or training which enables one to perform the essential job functions.  Must have a valid driver’s license.  (PROOF OF DRIVER’S LICENSE REQUIRED)


POSITION: LIBRARIAN-CUSTOMER SERVICE(1 Opening) Annual Salary: $32,754.25 – $51,521.60;

 Bi-weekly: $1,259.78 – $1,981.60;    PSN/Library    J.O. #12-045

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Works under the direction of the Agency Manager and/or other designated personnel to provide public information services in the areas of Children’s, Teen’s or Adult reference and reader’s advisory services to the public. Performs professional duties in the area of collections development and programming.  Provides reference service, readers’ advisory and general assistance in library usage to adults, teens and children using print and technology services. Maintains and develops the collection through regular assessment and weeding. Orders children, teen, and/or adult library materials, maintains and develops specified collection areas, and creates, plans, and conducts  programs in the agency, region, and system as an assigned Adult or Youth Services Librarian.  Assists in training new staff members in agency procedures and processes. Assists the public with the use of library materials and equipment. Attends training, workshops, seminars and independent reading of professional literature and listservs. Supports the system policies, procedures, goals and objectives through positive customer service. Participates in developing the agency’s goals and objectives. Coordinates and supervises the work of volunteers as directed. Pushes fully loaded carts and shelves books, as needed. 


1.  Participates on library committees and in community activities as assigned.

2.  Functions as staff member in charge as assigned.               

3.  Provides basic circulation services as necessary.

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

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  Must be able to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing.  Must be able to operate personal computer and all basic office equipment. Requires stooping, bending, stretching, pushing cartloads of books up to 40 lbs and lifting up to 25 lbs of books. 

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:  Works in an office environment. Occasional travel within the City and out of town. Work schedule may include nights and weekends. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited library school and one (1) year of related professional library experience; or Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four (4) year college or university and two (2) years of related professional library experience; or any equivalent combination of related training and experience which enables one to perform the essential duties of the job. (PROOF OF EDUCATION REQUIRED)


POSITION: ACCOUNTS PAYABLE TECH(1 Opening) Annual Salary: $27,199.33 – $42,203.20;

Bi-weekly: $1,046.13 – $1,623.20;   General Services/Fleet Management   J.O. #12-046

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:  Works under the general supervision of the Supervisor of Business Affairs.  Reviews contracts and contract payments for accounting purposes and proper authorization and enters payment into the City’s computer system. Verifies available funds in the financial system including encumbered line, service center, account and contract balance.  Distributes invoices to the appropriate location. Monitors and reviews contracts and payments for proper documentation and authorization.  Processes authorized journal entries. Works to resolve contract, purchase order and check request discrepancies. Monitors and tracks new contracts and changes to existing contracts.  Computes and prepares check requests.  Verifies information on requisitions and invoices.  Enter payments into the computer system. Maintains vendor information and researches discrepancies.  Inputs new vendor name and address information or changes to existing information upon authorization.  Maintains logs and computer files regarding payments and researches any errors.  Establishes and makes requested changes to petty cash accounts.  Processes authorized journal entries relating to Accounts Payable.  Prepares various reports and spreadsheets.  Performs various other clerical duties as needed.  


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

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:   Must be able to communicate both verbally and in writing.  Requires the ability to operate a personal computer, telephone, photocopier and calculator. Requires the ability to lift and carry objects such as boxes of paperwork weighing up to 15 lbs. and place them on a shelf. 

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:    Majority of the work is performed in an office environment. Possible exposure to fumes, odors, noise, and various climate conditions.                        

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Two (2) years of college with at least two (2) courses in Accounting or related field and one (1) year accounting or related experience; or any combination of experience and training which enables one to perform the essential job functions.  One (1) year accounting experience in a fleet service environment preferred.  Related bachelor’s degree preferred.

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City of Memphis Job Openings 9/21-9/30


CITY OF MEMPHIS           


SEPTEMBER 21, 2011 –SEPTEMBER 30, 2011        


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


WITHIN SIX (6) MONTHS FROM DATE OF EMPLOYMENT.   PROOF OF RESIDENCE WILL BE_REQUIRED AT THE                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     

                 TIME OF HIRE._________________________________________________________________________________________________________________  


POSITION:   LIBRARIAN II(1 Opening)   Annual Salary: $32,754.25 – $51,521.60; Bi-weekly:

                        $1,259.78 – $1,981.60;    Public Services &Neighborhoods/Library   J.O. #11-113


ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Works under the direction of the Library Support Services Administrator to catalog, organize, and maintain books, serials, sound recordings, audiovisual materials, foreign materials, computer software, and other material formats. Orientates and trains staff in cataloging materials. Establishes name and subject authority records, keeping them current and resolving any conflicts such as, pseudonyms, birth/death dates, multiple names, and unverified information. Directs the workflow of library materials. Participates in special projects, such as reclassification, re-cataloging, database clean-ups, authority updates, and adding enhancements to records to assist customer/staff in finding material, as assigned.

POSITIONHEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATOR –  (1 Opening) Annual Salary: $55,532.36; Bi-weekly:

                       $2,135.86;    General Services/Property Maintenance   J.O. #11-114


ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:  Works under the general supervision of an assigned supervisor in the General Services Division.  Performs heavy clearing work including major earth work, foundation, and large tree removal:  Operates all types of heavy equipment, including but not limited to crawler tractor, front-end loader, back-hoe, hydraulic excavator motor grader, crane truck, and street sweeper with a high degree of skill and proficiency; engages and disengages attachments to equipment using construction tools; daily inspects equipment and performs routine maintenance such as, lubricating, fueling, and cleaning equipment; assists supervisor in the plan for site clearing; cuts and fills from grade stakes; loads, transports and unloads heavy equipment via tractor truck and low-boy trailer and assists heavy equipment mechanic as needed.


POSITION:   PLUMBER(2 Openings) Annual Salary: $60,524.62; Bi-weekly: $2,327.87

                         General Services/Property Maintenance;   J.O. #11-115


ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Works under the general supervision of an assigned supervisor in General Services to provide Journeyman level work installing, maintaining and repairing systems, fixtures and accessories located in all buildings, and facilities under the responsibility of Property Maintenance in the General Services Division.  Installs, maintains and repairs reduced pressure devices (backflow preventors), flushometers, wash basins, showers, fountains, faucets, pools, traps, irrigation control and sprinklers, air compressors, and various types of  pipes, including copper, galvanized soil, lead and glass; installs and secures fixture supports, hangers, and fountains; joins pipes by soldering with a torch, wrapping with oakum and lead, wiping with a cloth, and flaring; threads pipe to fit connections; cuts pipe to required lengths; reams pipe to remove raw edges, and bends pipe to fit specific locations; cleans drains, traps, and pipes with plunger, auger, and snakes; cuts openings in walls, floors, and ceilings; makes estimates of time and materials; may assign work to helpers performing manual tasks; and operates two-way radio to receive assignments.


POSITIONTRUCK DRIVER(3 Openings)  SALARY: $10.73/Hr-Entry; $12.24/Hr-60 Days;

                        $15.25/Hr-5 Months;    Park Services/Park Operation   J.O. #11-116


ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:  Works under the direct supervision of assigned supervisor in Park Operations to assist in maintaining the grounds of City Parks:  Drives various types of trucks, ½ ton and up, including stake-type dump trucks; loads and unloads materials, tools, and equipment onto trucks; operates tractor, using specific attachments, to till, cultivate, and grade turf areas, to apply prescribed amounts of lime, fertilizer, insecticide, and fungicide, and to mow grounds at designated cut; cuts grass, using hand mower and power mower; uses shovels, rakes, spades, and other tools; performs routine maintenance, such as lubricating, fueling and cleaning equipment; and performs a variety of custodial duties to maintain the grounds of the park.



POSITIONPLANNING & MAPPING ANALYST(1 Opening) Annual Salary: $36,186.41 – $57,283.20

                            Bi-weekly: $1,391.79 – $2,203.20;    Housing & Community Development-Planning/Grants 

                            J.O. #11-117


ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:  Works under the direction of the assigned Supervisor to monitor and coordinate the neighborhood redevelopment and planning functions for the Planning andGrantsServiceCenter.  Assists in the development of plans, including the Consolidated Plan 3-year strategy and annual, agency, and neighborhood plans.  Collects data and tracks conditions and progress over time in neighborhoods and communities targeted for redevelopment.  Utilizes Geographic Information Systems (GIS) mapping software to analyze data and monitor revitalization activities for the division.  Develops charts, models, maps and other visual presentations to illustrate the results and present to staff and general public on a regular basis.  Maintains various types of supporting mapping data into applicable database formats, such as spreadsheets and shape files, for the division.  Prepares various required reports according to government regulations which may involve research, analysis and compiling a significant amount of data; creates goals and objectives and identifies and evaluates community needs from compiled data.  Monitors a variety of databases related to housing and community development including, but not limited to, demographic data, property information, social and physical conditions of neighborhoods and insures that the information is current and accurate for division use.  Conducts mapping research to ensure accurate use of data; responds to questions and concerns from other staff members.  Makes on-site visits to various properties to survey and verify computer data and attend various meetings; takes digital photographs to document project/properties survey data. Creates and prepares a variety of correspondence, proposals, memoranda, and other written documents by utilizing various computer applications.  Interacts and communicates verbally and in writing with general public, management, and staff on a variety of issues and concerns. 


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