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City of Memphis Job Postings, closing date June 21, 2013

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


POSITION:     RADIO MAINTENANCE MANAGER – (1 Opening)  ANNUAL SALARY:  $69,546.36;  BI-WEEKLY:  $2,674.86      Police Services/Communications Maintenance      J.O. #13-111

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Works under the direction of an assigned Lt. Colonel or higher rank supervisor in the Communications service center through oversight of all installations, repairs, and maintenance of two-way radio transmitting and receiving equipment, electronic equipment such as portables, mobiles, base stations, pagers, and microwaves utilized by the Police/Fire Divisions, and the local Government Communication System. Manages supervisors in scheduling and evaluating all repairs and maintenance performed. Inspects assembled, installed, and/or repaired transmitters, receivers and other equipment to verify compliance with City standards and government regulations, as needed. Reviews work orders, trouble reports and equipment records for completeness, accuracy and equipment inventory. Prepares, justifies and monitors the service center budget to maintain adequate levels of personnel, materials and equipment. Designs reports and bid specifications and reviews and evaluates all bids. Provides technical support and advice to higher ranked staff; as well as, to other Police, Fire and local government department heads regarding maintenance issues, especially relating to alarm systems, trunking systems and radio tower locations.


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.

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:  Majority of work is performed in an office environment.  Some work performed in a shop environment.  May require travel to meetings across the City.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelors degree in Electronic Engineering or Technology or a closely related field and six (6) years experience in two-way radio communications maintenance including specific experience in land mobile RF transmitting and receiving equipment and digital trunking radio systems with two (2) of the six (6) years in a supervisory capacity; or any combination of experience and training which enables one to perform the essential job functions. Must have a current FCC General Class Radiotelephone License.

POSITION:     LEAD ACCOUNTANT – (1 Opening)  ANNUAL SALARY:  $44,796.54 – $71,864.00;  BI-WEEKLY:  $1,722.94 – $2,764.00     Finance/Accounting      J.O. #13-057-R1

 ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:  Works under the direction of the Deputy Comptroller-Accounting and is responsible for all accounting and financial reporting (internal and external) related to assigned funds.  Provides guidance and assistance to staff including planning assignments, monitoring progress, and reviewing work of assigned accounting staff. Performs reconciliation functions necessary for the maintenance of the accounting system and recommends modification of procedures on systems. Compiles, analyzes, and prepares financial information for proper general ledger accounts and sub-systems entries. Verifies postings of transactions to the general ledger system, including transactions from other systems. Assists external auditors with annual audit and prepares financial reports for internal and external use (including the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report and Single Audit Report). Makes adjusting and closing entries and audits journal entries prepared by other departments for accuracy and sufficiency of funds. Enters actual and budget transactions to the accounting system and provides financial information and reports using  automated accounting system. Reconciles general ledger account balances and records month-end and year-end transactions.


1.              May assist internal auditors with various audits.

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

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  Primarily desk work.  Requires the ability to communicate clearly, both verbally and in writing with management, staff and external auditors.  Requires the ability to use general office equipment, such as personal computers, calculators and telephones.

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:   Work is performed in an office environment which involves contact with staff.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or closely related field and four (4)  years experience in accounting or finance with two (2) of the four (4) years in a supervisory/lead capacity; or any combination of experience and training which enables one to perform the essential job functions.  Knowledge of Word and Excel software required.  Governmental, non-profit or grant accounting experience preferred.  Experience in use of an automated accounting system preferred.


POSITION:     MAINTENANCE ELECTRICIAN – (2 Openings)  ANNUAL SALARY:  $57,197.14;  BI-WEEKLY:  $2,199.89     General Services/Property Maintenance      J.O. #13-112


ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:  Works under the general supervision of an assigned supervisor in General Services to provide Master/Journeyman level work for the installation, maintenance, repair of electrical systems and equipment and fixtures of City owned buildings and facilities.  Plans layout of wiring and installs wiring conduit, fixtures, generators, switches, circuit breaker fuse boxes, and electrical apparatus in buildings using hand tools, voltage testers and other testing devices; inspects wiring and fixtures for conformance to local electrical codes.  Drives various types of trucks with the required license to and from work site to haul equipment. Makes estimates of time, money and materials needed.



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


TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:  Requires the use of equipment such as hand tools, drills, hydraulic bender, etc.  Requires ability to lift 50 lbs.  Requires ability to work from ladders, scaffolding, light towers, aerial equipment and bucket trucks in the performance of some job duties. Drives vehicle to and from various work sites throughout city.


TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:  Work is performed inside buildings exposed to dust and outside exposed to changing weather conditions and temperatures.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Valid Journeyman Electrician License and four (4) years of electrical maintenance experience, or any combination of experience or training which enables one to perform the essential job functions.  Must possess a valid driver’s License.



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