CITY OF MEMPHIS December 19, 2012 – January 2, 2013
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
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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 FUNCTIONS: Works 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.
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 CONDITIONS: Work 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 QUALIFICATIONS: High 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.
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.
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.
- 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.
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.