City of Asheville

  • Asheville, NC, United States

The City of Asheville is the largest city in Western North Carolina and the county seat of Buncombe County. The city is located in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains and is known for its natural beauty.

"Our Quality of Service, Your Quality of Life" is what we believe at the City of Asheville. More than a thousand employees in more than 250 positions work each day to bring this quality of service to Asheville residents. We are committed to being the employer of choice in the region and the best local government in North Carolina. If you are a seasoned professional or just beginning your career, we encourage you to join our team.

The Human Resources Department provides residents and employees with a full range of services that includes recruitment and selection, competitive pay and benefits, wellness initiatives, training, employee relations, and organizational development.

Our employees enjoy a friendly atmosphere and a safe, healthy work environment. If you are interested in such a work place, please review our employment opportunities for a position that is right for you.

City of Asheville Asheville, NC, USA
Aug 17, 2017
The City of Asheville's Parks & Recreation department is seeking a part-time Animal Care Naturalist to join the Western North Carolina Nature Center. The purpose of this position is to carry out daily animal husbandry tasks while ensuring adherence of safety protocols and veterinary policies. This position is primarily responsible for the care and custody of domestic hoofed animals at the North Carolina Farm. The Animal Care Naturalist in this position may be asked to assist other animal care staff in other work areas. Work involves feeding, watering, and cleaning animal habitats. Employee must be sensitive to the condition of animals so that they can receive any needed additional care. Additional responsibilities include assisting in the repair and maintenance of habitats, grounds and facilities. Some independent judgment and initiative must be exercised in answering questions from the public concerning the animals. Work is performed in accordance to a detailed care and feeding schedule and under the general supervision of the Curator of Animals. Work is evaluated through observation and discussions in terms of the adequacy of care provided for the animals and associated facilities. Part Time 16 Hrs Week ; Primarily Sundays and Mondays (holidays included). Candidate must have the ability to have a flexible work schedule and work different days occasionally as needed, including weekends. This position is a temporary/seasonal position. This position will NOT be eligible for benefits, paid leave time (vacation, sick, holiday) nor participation in the retirement system. Examples of Duties ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS Performs daily husbandry tasks by preparing prescribed diets and feeding animals at specific times, following specific safety protocols and cleaning habitats and holding areas. Work includes but is not limited to, daily mucking and rebedding of stalls, cleaning water buckets/troughs, removing feces and hay from the petting area, and cleaning poultry coop. Supervises both guests, volunteers, and animals in the petting area per USDA standards. Assists in taking feed inventory and restocks as necessary. Performs routine grounds maintenance including, but not limited to, mowing/weed eating habitats, leaf blowing grounds, sweeping sidewalks, and cleaning/raking grounds around animal habitats. Repairs and maintains habitats by ensuring animal enclosure requirements are met, fixing latches, locks, water filtration pumps and electric fence wiring, modifying animal habitats and maintaining lawns. Cleans and provides routine maintenance for animal habitats and building facilities. Observes animals and reports abnormal conditions to supervisor. Assists in the supervision of animal care volunteers (including summer teen volunteer program) and interns. Guides these individuals in daily husbandry tasks. Assists veterinarian by administering medication to animals, catching and restraining animals, assisting with injections, drawing blood and monitoring animal vital signs. Ensures proper documentation is completed by observing animal behavior, eating habits and overall health, recording observations in journal, communicating information with various departments and documenting medication administrations and routine care. Participates in animal training and enrichment program by utilizing operant conditioning and environmental enrichment techniques, ensuring animal and employee safety, ensuring compliance with AZA standards, completing proper documentation and implementing new techniques. Provides customer service and answers questions from the general public. Provides daily equine care including but not limited to, cleaning hooves, brushing, fly spray application, and walking. Performs animal keeper talks as needed. Qualifications Graduation from high school, and At least 1 year of experience in caring for animals, and Possession of a valid driver's license issued by the State of North Carolina, and Must be able to routinely lift up to 50 pounds. Preferred candidates will also have one or more of the following: Bachelors degree in animal science, zoology or a related subject. 2-3 years experience in animal husbandry in a zoo/nature setting. The ideal candidate will have experience with domestic hoof stock. Paid experience working with Association of Zoos and Aquarium standards. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities General knowledge of animal diets, diseases, pests and parasites. General knowledge of the occupational hazards and applicable safety precautions associated with caring for both wild and domestic animals. General knowledge of Association of Zoos and Aquariums standards in animal husbandry. Some knowledge of the principles and practices of domestic and wild animal management. Some knowledge of the care and feeding of a variety of domestic and wild animals. Ability to learn feeding schedules and diet requirements of animals. Ability to understand and carry out written and oral instructions. Ability to work with animals. Ability to participate in the medical treatment of animals. Ability to deal tactfully and courteously with the general public. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships as necessitated by work assignments. Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written form. Ability to work independently with limited supervision. Ability to work outside with exposure to unpleasant environmental conditions and/or hazards. Skill in the use of equipment employed in animal care such as driving a tractor and trailer. The City of Asheville offers a comprehensive benefit package and other programs, resources, policies and practices that integrate work/life strategies. Our programs have been designed to provide a variety of choices to best fit your needs and the needs of your family. The City of Asheville provides eligible employees with access to a variety of benefit plans that promote health and wellness, in addition to helping you build financial resources for retirement. We offer the benefit plans you would expect from a leading employer-such as health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, retirement and a variety of other voluntary programs that can be valuable for your specific needs. Benefits offered include: Health Insurance (choice of several plans) with pharmacy card included Dental Insurance Vision Insurance Health Services Clinic available during work hours (no co-pay needed) Nationally recognized disease management programs 5% employer contribution to 401(k) ICMA 457 - voluntary Contributory retirement system (LGERS) 12 days vacation per year increasing with service to 20 days 12 days sick leave per year increasing with service to 15 days 11 paid holidays per year Employee Assistance Program Sick Leave Sharing Bank Medical and Dependent Care Reimbursement Plans Life Insurance (choice of several plans) Long Term Disability Tuition Reimbursement Program Employee Discounts College Savings Program (voluntary) Long-Term Care Insurance (voluntary) Cancer Insurance Plan (voluntary) 01 Did you graduate from high school or receive a GED? Yes No 02 Do you have at least 1 year of experience in caring for animals and general maintenance? If yes, please describe. 03 Do you have a valid driver's license issued by the State of North Carolina (or out-of-state with ability to obtain the same)? Yes No 04 Do you have at least a Bachelors degree in animal science, zoology or a related subject? If yes, please describe. (note: preferred requirement) 05 Do you have at least 2 years of experience in animal husbandry in a zoo/nature center setting? If yes, please describe. (note: preferred requirement) 06 Do you have experience with carnivores, reptiles and amphibians, and domestic hoof stock? If yes, please explain. (note: preferred requirement) 07 Do you have familiarity and experience working with Association of Zoos and Aquarium standards? (note: preferred requirement) Yes No Required Question Agency City of Asheville Address City of Asheville PO Box 7148 Asheville, North Carolina, 28802. Phone 828-259-5690 - Apply Online! - EOE Website http://www.ashevillenc.gov/jobs
City of Asheville Asheville, NC, USA
Aug 15, 2017
The City of Asheville is excited to hire a temporary Elevator Operator within the General Services Department. We are looking for individuals with excellent customer service and who are prompt, courteous, and proficient in the safe operation of an elevator in a public building. Work involves providing constant attention to passengers and to safety precautions when passengers are boarding or leaving the elevator. Work is performed under general supervision and is reviewed through observation in terms of the safe and efficient operations of the assigned elevator. This position is open until filled. Full Time/Temporary Position - 40 Hrs Week Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 7AM - 3:30 PM; you will also be required to work additional after hours once a month for Council Meetings. Examples of Duties ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS Manipulates controls for the operation of the elevator and prevents over loading. Listens and watches for signals of improper operation. Picks up and discharges passengers. Provides information to the public concerning office locations. Reports defects in the mechanical operation of the elevator. Ensures recycling is picked up weekly. Responsible for keeping lobby floors and windows clean. ADDITIONAL JOB FUNCTIONS Performs related work as required. Qualifications High school diploma or GED and any relevant experience with excellent customer service especially to general public, manual elevator operation, building maintenance, etc. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Ability to learn the manual techniques involved in the operation of a passenger elevator. Ability to deal tactfully and courteously with elevator passengers. Ability to provide information to the public concerning office locations. Ability to use cellular phone, email/basic computer skills, communicate with team members and supervisor. The City of Asheville offers a comprehensive benefit package and other programs, resources, policies and practices that integrate work/life strategies. Our programs have been designed to provide a variety of choices to best fit your needs and the needs of your family. The City of Asheville provides eligible employees with access to a variety of benefit plans that promote health and wellness, in addition to helping you build financial resources for retirement. We offer the benefit plans you would expect from a leading employer-such as health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, retirement and a variety of other voluntary programs that can be valuable for your specific needs. Benefits offered include: Health Insurance (choice of several plans) with pharmacy card included Dental Insurance Vision Insurance Health Services Clinic available during work hours (no co-pay needed) Nationally recognized disease management programs 5% employer contribution to 401(k) ICMA 457 - voluntary Contributory retirement system (LGERS) 12 days vacation per year increasing with service to 20 days 12 days sick leave per year increasing with service to 15 days 11 paid holidays per year Employee Assistance Program Sick Leave Sharing Bank Medical and Dependent Care Reimbursement Plans Life Insurance (choice of several plans) Long Term Disability Tuition Reimbursement Program Employee Discounts College Savings Program (voluntary) Long-Term Care Insurance (voluntary) Cancer Insurance Plan (voluntary) Agency City of Asheville Address City of Asheville PO Box 7148 Asheville, North Carolina, 28802. Phone 828-259-5690 - Apply Online! - EOE Website http://www.ashevillenc.gov/jobs
City of Asheville Asheville, NC, USA
Aug 12, 2017
Build your career with The City of Asheville! The Public Works Department is currently looking to hire a full-time Equipment Operator in the Stormwater Services Division. The purpose of this position is to perform semi-skilled work in the operation of a variety of heavy motorized equipment. Selected candidates will have the opportunity to obtain their CDL license on the job and paid for by the City of Asheville. This position offers a variety of on the job training experiences and professional development opportunities. The Public Works Department is supportive of employee development and advancement. We continually hire for these positions as our employees grow and advance within the division, department and across the organization. Work Schedule: 40 HRS - Per Week/FT: Monday - Thursday 7:00 AM - 5:30 PM Benefits offered include: Health Insurance (choice of plans) Dental Insurance Vision Insurance Health Services Clinic available to employee and dependents during work hours Nationally recognized disease management programs 5% employer contribution to 401(k) ICMA 457voluntary Contributory retirement system (LGERS) 12 days paid vacation leave per year; increases with service to 20 days per year 12 days paid sick leave per year; increases with service to 15 days per year 11 paid holidays per year Employee Assistance Program Sick Leave Sharing Bank Medical and Dependent Care Reimbursement Plans Life Insurance Tuition Reimbursement Program Employee Discounts Additional Benefits Include: Uniforms provided at no cost to employee! Safety boot allowance (Twice per year)! On the job training; CDL licensure paid for by the COA Access to internal promotional opportunities Professional development opportunities Examples of Duties Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Operates a variety of heavy motorized equipment involved in the construction and maintenance of City grounds, facilities and infrastructure, including, but not limited to, heavy trucks, front end loaders, compactors, bulldozers, tampers, rollers, etc. Transports equipment from location to location. Performs rough and fine grading, hole filling, demolitions and loading dirt and debris using skid steer with backhoe. Performs routine preventive maintenance on equipment, such as checking and filling fluid levels and greasing as necessary. Inspects equipment daily and reports need for repairs. Trains less-experienced Motor Equipment Operators in operation of various types of equipment as workload and time permit. Performs a variety of manual or semi-skilled labor in conjunction with maintenance and construction projects. Performs related work as required. Supplemental Functions: Performs other similar duties as required. Qualifications Education/Experience: High school diploma or equivalency, and ONE (1) year of experience operating motorized equipment; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job. ONE (1) year construction experience preferred. Licensing and Certifications: Valid North Carolina Commercial Driver's License, or the ability to get a CDL in the state of North Carolina. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Knowledge: Advanced knowledge of procedures and practices to analyze and resolve unusual or difficult problems. Skills: Ability to read and understand basic workplace data, such as simple forms, tables, graphs, schedules, etc. Ability to conduct research of existing, internal policies and procedures Ability to think creatively in all areas for the purpose of increasing efficiency and effectiveness. Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written form. Ability to analyze situations to pinpoint problems and assist with solving problems or identifying sources of obstacles. Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships as required by work assignments. Ability to work independently with limited supervision. Ability to analyze and interpret policy and procedural guidelines and to apply this understanding to tasks. Ability to bring resources together to resolve a problem or provide a solution. The City of Asheville offers a comprehensive benefit package and other programs, resources, policies and practices that integrate work/life strategies. Our programs have been designed to provide a variety of choices to best fit your needs and the needs of your family. The City of Asheville provides eligible employees with access to a variety of benefit plans that promote health and wellness, in addition to helping you build financial resources for retirement. We offer the benefit plans you would expect from a leading employer-such as health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, retirement and a variety of other voluntary programs that can be valuable for your specific needs. Benefits offered include: Health Insurance (choice of several plans) with pharmacy card included Dental Insurance Vision Insurance Health Services Clinic available during work hours (no co-pay needed) Nationally recognized disease management programs 5% employer contribution to 401(k) ICMA 457 - voluntary Contributory retirement system (LGERS) 12 days vacation per year increasing with service to 20 days 12 days sick leave per year increasing with service to 15 days 11 paid holidays per year Employee Assistance Program Sick Leave Sharing Bank Medical and Dependent Care Reimbursement Plans Life Insurance (choice of several plans) Long Term Disability Tuition Reimbursement Program Employee Discounts College Savings Program (voluntary) Long-Term Care Insurance (voluntary) Cancer Insurance Plan (voluntary) 01 Did you graduate from high school or receive a GED or equivalent? Yes No 02 Do you have at least 1 year of experience in the operation of heavy motorized equipment? If yes, please describe. 03 Do you have possession of at least a Class "B" Commercial Driver's License issued by the State of North Carolina (or out-of-state with ability to obtain the same)? Yes No 04 Do you have at least ONE (1) year of construction experience? Yes No Required Question Agency City of Asheville Address City of Asheville PO Box 7148 Asheville, North Carolina, 28802. Phone 828-259-5690 - Apply Online! - EOE Website http://www.ashevillenc.gov/jobs
City of Asheville Asheville, NC, USA
Aug 12, 2017
Asheville Parks and Recreation is looking for dynamic people to join our team! As a year round playground leader, you will help plan and schedule activities for youth ages 6-11, act as play leader in group or individual games, prepare recreation equipment for use, supervise and/or participate in recreational activities, take children on field trips, and attend regular staff meetings to discuss new programs and help resolve problems. Work Schedule: Hours may vary, including evenings, weekends and holidays This position is a temporary/seasonal position. This position will NOT be eligible for benefits, paid leave time (vacation, sick, holiday) nor participation in the retirement system. Examples of Duties Duties and Responsibilities: Acts as play leader in group or individual games. Prepares recreation equipment for use. Supervises and/or participates in recreational activities. Organizes group activities. Takes children on field trips. Administers first aid as needed. Attends regular staff meetings to discuss new programs and problems. Performs related tasks as required. Qualifications Qualifications and Requirements: Graduation from high school or equivalent required with some college level coursework preferred. Leadership skills in a day camp setting preferred. Adult and Child CPR/American Red Cross First Aid certifications must be current or obtained by June 5, 2017. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: General knowledge of the methods and practices of community recreation work including knowledge of the equipment and techniques, relevant rules and regulations of social, artistic, craft and/or athletic programs for children. Ability to instruct common recreational activities. Ability to plan and lead age-appropriate activities for youth 5-13 years of age Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates, program participants and the general public. Ability to enforce rules and regulations and maintain discipline. Ability to prepare and maintain records. The City of Asheville offers a comprehensive benefit package and other programs, resources, policies and practices that integrate work/life strategies. Our programs have been designed to provide a variety of choices to best fit your needs and the needs of your family. The City of Asheville provides eligible employees with access to a variety of benefit plans that promote health and wellness, in addition to helping you build financial resources for retirement. We offer the benefit plans you would expect from a leading employer-such as health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, retirement and a variety of other voluntary programs that can be valuable for your specific needs. Benefits offered include: Health Insurance (choice of several plans) with pharmacy card included Dental Insurance Vision Insurance Health Services Clinic available during work hours (no co-pay needed) Nationally recognized disease management programs 5% employer contribution to 401(k) ICMA 457 - voluntary Contributory retirement system (LGERS) 12 days vacation per year increasing with service to 20 days 12 days sick leave per year increasing with service to 15 days 11 paid holidays per year Employee Assistance Program Sick Leave Sharing Bank Medical and Dependent Care Reimbursement Plans Life Insurance (choice of several plans) Long Term Disability Tuition Reimbursement Program Employee Discounts College Savings Program (voluntary) Long-Term Care Insurance (voluntary) Cancer Insurance Plan (voluntary) Agency City of Asheville Address City of Asheville PO Box 7148 Asheville, North Carolina, 28802. Phone 828-259-5690 - Apply Online! - EOE Website http://www.ashevillenc.gov/jobs
City of Asheville Asheville, NC, USA
Aug 12, 2017
The City of Asheville is currently looking to hire a full-time Accountant position at either a Level I, Level II, or Level III depending on candidate qualifications. This professional-level accountant works with a high degree of independence in performing accounting and financial activities for the City. Successful performance of the work requires thorough knowledge of governmental accounting practices and procedures, fund accounting and fiscal management. An employee in this class performs advanced work of an accounting nature in the examination, verification, reconciliation, and analysis of fiscal records and reports. Employee prepares financial and statistical reports (including profit and loss statements and audits) and provides advice and information on accounting practices and procedures. Employee uses federal and state regulations and reference materials, City policies, procedures and budgets, and principles of governmental accounting in performance of the work. The employee must exercise independent judgment, discretion, and initiative in completing assignments. Work is evaluated through conferences, reports and observation. Full Hiring Salary Range: Accountant Level I: $42,714.00 -$51,256.80 Accountant Level II: $44,849.71 -$53,819.65 Accountant Level III: $49,446.79 -$59,336.14 Full Time 37.5 Hrs Week; Hours are typically 8:30 AM -5:00 PM Monday - Friday Exempt status City of Asheville Benefits Package Includes: Health Insurance (choice of plans) Dental Insurance Vision Insurance Health Services Clinic available to employee and dependents during work hours Nationally recognized disease management programs 5% employer contribution to 401(k) ICMA 457voluntary Contributory retirement system (LGERS) 12 days paid vacation leave per year; increases with service to 20 days per year 12 days paid sick leave per year; increases with service to 15 days per year 11 paid holidays per year Employee Assistance Program Sick Leave Sharing Bank Medical and Dependent Care Reimbursement Plans Life Insurance Tuition Reimbursement Program Employee Discounts Additional Benefits: Relocation Assistance (Negotiable) Access to internal promotional opportunities Professional development opportunities Examples of Duties Essential Duties and Responsibilities: This list is a generalized depiction of all levels of Accountant I,II, and III. The duties may differ depending on the level of Accountant. Prepares journal entries and reconciles general ledger and subsidiary accounts; distributes monthly expenditure reports to departments. Analyzes and reconciles expenditures to the fixed asset data base, reconciles ad valorem tax records and other expenditure and revenue accounts including loan accounts and investment reports. Supports the payroll function by assisting in the Payroll Specialist's absence or during payrolls with short deadlines, generating and processing year end reporting to include accrual conversions and W2s, processing tax return filings (941, state return, unemployment) and ensuring the remittance of funds to appropriate accounts. Prepares and remits sales tax returns on a timely basis. Reconciles the general ledger for various accounts which may include general billing, payroll liabilities, employee receivables, etc. Requests wire transfers, audit cash drawers, reconcile daily cash transfers and reconcile monthly bank statements. Monitors grant revenues and expenditures, ensuring data is recorded in the City's financial accounting system. Prepares audit schedules for external auditors and acts as a liaison between the City and auditors. Assists in the preparation of the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report. Assists departmental personnel with proper expenditure coding, document processing and other accounting related activities. Prepares various financial annual reports to state agencies as required by state statutes. Verifies annual inventory counts. Trouble-shoots, researches and coordinates resolutions to unusual situations that may arise in specific area of expertise. Supplemental Functions: Performs other similar duties as required. Qualifications Accountant I Education & Experience Requirements: High School Diploma or GED equivalent and two years experience. Associates degree in Accounting with 0-1 years experience. Accountant II Education & Experience Requirements: Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Economics or other related disciplines, and two (2) years of experience in Accounting. Associates degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Economics or other related disciplines, and five (5) years of experience in Accounting. Accountant III Education & Experience Requirements: Bachelor's degree with at least 21 course hours in Accounting plus two (2) years professional general accounting experience. Master's degree in Accounting or Finance fields or a CPA/CIA/CA certificates will substitute the required accounting experience. A non-Accounting/Finance degree must be accompanied by a minimum of five (5) years of accounting experience. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Knowledge of accounting practices and principles. Fund or governmental accounting practices and principles knowledge is preferred. Standard office practices and procedures. Applicable laws, codes and regulations. Providing customer service that coincides with the philosophy of the City Maintaining accurate financial records and preparing clear and accurate reports for informational, auditing and operational use. Reconciling accounts, records, reports and journals. Preparing financial and/or auditor statements, schedules and reports. Interpreting, applying and explaining complex laws, codes, regulations and ordinances. Reviewing and verifying accuracy of data. Maintaining accounting records for special accounts and projects. Making sound, independent judgments within established polices and procedures Organizing own work, setting priorities and meeting critical deadlines. Communication to interact effectively with co-workers, managers, subordinates and the general public sufficient to convey information and to receive work direction. The City of Asheville offers a comprehensive benefit package and other programs, resources, policies and practices that integrate work/life strategies. Our programs have been designed to provide a variety of choices to best fit your needs and the needs of your family. The City of Asheville provides eligible employees with access to a variety of benefit plans that promote health and wellness, in addition to helping you build financial resources for retirement. We offer the benefit plans you would expect from a leading employer-such as health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, retirement and a variety of other voluntary programs that can be valuable for your specific needs. Benefits offered include: Health Insurance (choice of several plans) with pharmacy card included Dental Insurance Vision Insurance Health Services Clinic available during work hours (no co-pay needed) Nationally recognized disease management programs 5% employer contribution to 401(k) ICMA 457 - voluntary Contributory retirement system (LGERS) 12 days vacation per year increasing with service to 20 days 12 days sick leave per year increasing with service to 15 days 11 paid holidays per year Employee Assistance Program Sick Leave Sharing Bank Medical and Dependent Care Reimbursement Plans Life Insurance (choice of several plans) Long Term Disability Tuition Reimbursement Program Employee Discounts College Savings Program (voluntary) Long-Term Care Insurance (voluntary) Cancer Insurance Plan (voluntary) 01 What level of an Accountant are you best qualified for based on the required qualifications? Please pick one. 02 Please briefly describe your accounting background. Required Question Agency City of Asheville Address City of Asheville PO Box 7148 Asheville, North Carolina, 28802. Phone 828-259-5690 - Apply Online! - EOE Website http://www.ashevillenc.gov/jobs
City of Asheville Asheville, NC, USA
Aug 10, 2017
The City of Asheville's Finance Department is seeking a motivated and talented Budget Analyst to support the City's capital project program, including implementation of a new $74 million general obligation bond referendum program. This is a professional position requiring strong analytical ability, effective communication skills and a penchant for collaboration to support the development, evaluation and prioritization of the City's capital projects. The ideal candidate will possess one (1) to three (3) years' experience in governmental budgeting, management analysis or consulting and possess a bachelor's degree in public administration, public policy, and/or business administration. Must be a self-starter, strong communicator, flexible, customer-focused, skilled in problem-solving and project management, and have ability to work independently as well as being an active team member. Full Time 37.5 Hrs Week; Exempt position Work Schedule: 8:30am - 5:00pm Monday - Friday Examples of Duties Budget Analyst - Capital Projects Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Assists with the preparation and analysis of the City's five year capital improvement program by working with departments to identify, analyze, prioritize and evaluate capital needs. Provides professional consultation and guidance to departments in formulating budget requests, estimating and projecting expenditures, and revenues and preparing budget documents. Assists project managers with financial and budgetary management of capital projects. Develops and prepares internal and external reporting on capital projects including project timeline tracking and financial status. Serves as a key resource in collaborative discussions with other departments and finance staff to refine the scope, cost and funding for capital projects. Develops and maintains data analytics for capital related projects, including maintaining data on estimating and projecting expenditures, updating cash flows, conducting forecasting for strategic planning, and informing debt draw down schedules. Processes and posts budget revisions and amendments. Supplemental Functions: Performs other similar duties as required. Qualifications Education/Experience: Bachelor's degree in public administration, public policy, business administration or a related field, with one (1) to three (3) years of professional experience in governmental budgeting, management analysis and consulting. A master's degree in public administration, public policy, business administration, or related field is desirable and may be substituted for experience. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Knowledge: Knowledge of local government financial and management concepts, including fund accounting, indirect cost allocation, program evaluation, strategic planning, performance measurement, personnel compensation and benefits, etc. Skills: Effective communication skills, including developing presentations, memoranda and summaries. Strong analytical skills, including analyzing programs and policies, synthesizing information, and presenting sound recommendations to management. Financial analysis including rate modeling, multi-year budget projections and personnel cost projections. Problem solving skills in resolving complex issues involving multiple stakeholders or views, using independent judgment and tact in the workplace. Customer service skills to support departmental partners, management, elected officials, boards and commissions, and the public. Abilities: Develop and maintain effective working relationships with employees at every level of the organization, including collaborating with others from across the organization to assess options and optimize solutions. Plan, initiate and manage complex projects simultaneously. Clearly and concisely articulate policy recommendations based on advanced research of organizational policies, procedures, best practices and innovative techniques. Work independently with limited supervision, delivering work products on time and meeting expected outcomes. Flexibility in responding to priorities of management, elected officials and the public. The City of Asheville offers a comprehensive benefit package and other programs, resources, policies and practices that integrate work/life strategies. Our programs have been designed to provide a variety of choices to best fit your needs and the needs of your family. The City of Asheville provides eligible employees with access to a variety of benefit plans that promote health and wellness, in addition to helping you build financial resources for retirement. We offer the benefit plans you would expect from a leading employer-such as health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, retirement and a variety of other voluntary programs that can be valuable for your specific needs. Benefits offered include: Health Insurance (choice of several plans) with pharmacy card included Dental Insurance Vision Insurance Health Services Clinic available during work hours (no co-pay needed) Nationally recognized disease management programs 5% employer contribution to 401(k) ICMA 457 - voluntary Contributory retirement system (LGERS) 12 days vacation per year increasing with service to 20 days 12 days sick leave per year increasing with service to 15 days 11 paid holidays per year Employee Assistance Program Sick Leave Sharing Bank Medical and Dependent Care Reimbursement Plans Life Insurance (choice of several plans) Long Term Disability Tuition Reimbursement Program Employee Discounts College Savings Program (voluntary) Long-Term Care Insurance (voluntary) Cancer Insurance Plan (voluntary) 01 Do you have at least a Bachelor's degree in public administration, public policy, business administration or a related field? If yes, please describe. 02 Do you have at least one (1) year of professional experience in governmental budgeting, management analysis and consulting? If yes, please describe. Required Question Agency City of Asheville Address City of Asheville PO Box 7148 Asheville, North Carolina, 28802. Phone 828-259-5690 - Apply Online! - EOE Website http://www.ashevillenc.gov/jobs
City of Asheville Asheville, NC, USA
Aug 09, 2017
The City of Asheville is excited to hire motivated individuals to serve the citizens of Asheville as a Police Officer. Under supervision of a Police Sergeant Police, Officers provide public safety and maintain order, enforce the laws of North Carolina, uphold the United States Constitution and support National security. Officers are subject to the usual hazards of law enforcement work. The City of Asheville is a culturally diverse community and the Asheville Police Department welcomes all applicants. To Be Considered As An Applicant For This Position, You MUST HAVE: Certification as a Police Officer through the NC Criminal Justice Education & Training Standards Commission; OR Completion of NC BLET program. NC BLET completion must be valid to be eligible to achieve certification as a Police Officer through the NC Criminal Justice Education & Training Standards Commission after successful completion of the hiring process. No other State certifications will be considered. If you are not NC State Certified, you must apply to the Police Officer Trainee position to be considered. Only NC State certified Police Officers will be considered for this recruitment process. Must successfully complete a pre-employment medical exam to include a hearing and vision test and other requirements set by the NC Criminal Justice Education & Training Standards Commission. These physicals require a scheduled appointment. The City's Physician or Physician Assistant must provide final clearance. The exams are at the City's expense after a conditional offer is made, but before a final offer of employment. The Hiring Process for the Police Officer - NC State Certified: Initial Review One-on-One Interview Panel Interview Conditional Offer Drug Screening Health Assessment Background Investigation Polygraph Psychological Evaluation Executive Staff Review Final Offer Visit the Police Department website for more information on the hiring and selection process: http://www.ashevillenc.gov/Departments/Police/RecruitmentCareers.aspx Work Schedule for Police Officers: 12 hour shifts either 6am-6pm, 7am-7pm or 6pm-6am, 7pm-7am. New hires will be subject to working the shift(s) that are currently available at the time of hire. Examples of Duties Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Patrol designated areas of the City in car, by foot, or other means to preserve law and order, discover and prevent the commission of crimes, and enforce traffic and other laws and ordinances; protect real and personal property by providing security checks of residential, business, and public premises; maintain awareness of and remains alert for wanted suspects, known criminals, stolen vehicles, missing persons, traffic violators, and crimes in progress, takes appropriate enforcement action through warnings or citations. Respond to calls for service for the protection of life and property, the enforcement of laws and ordinances, general public service calls, and complaints including those involving automobile accidents, traffic hazards, misdemeanor and felony incidents, domestic disturbances, property control, civil complains, and related incidents, investigate complaints and takes appropriate action. Conduct investigations at scenes to which summoned or incidents observed; determine what, if any, crime has been committed; identify, collect, preserve, process, and store evidence; locate and interview victims and witnesses and interrogate suspects. Prepare and serve search warrants and arrest warrants; apprehend and arrest offenders for crimes committed under federal, state, and local laws and codes; control and mitigate people under the influence of drugs or alcohol or other potentially hostile situations. Investigate traffic collisions, providing first aid for injured, taking safeguards to prevent further accidents, interviews principals and witnesses, taking written statements from drivers, witnesses; examines vehicles and roadways; observing traffic control devices, and obstructions to view; takes necessary street measurements; clears the scene of obstruction and wreckage. Direct traffic and crowd control at special events, motor vehicle collisions, and other emergency situations. Attend various community functions to identify crime related issues and/or quality of life issues and works with the community to solve those issues. Escort prisoners to the Detention Facility, ensuring prisoners are properly guarded during transport. Interact with the public in a fair and impartial manner regardless of the situation. Establish and preserve good relationships with the general public; answer questions from the public concerning local and state laws, procedures, and activities of the department. Conduct Crime Prevention Activities to reduce and deter criminal activity. Testify in court and at hearings, prepare and present case evidence; respond to mandatory court calls during irregular hours. Initiate and complete reports, legal documents, and other required paperwork; prepare investigative reports and case information/files. Qualifications Requirements: MUST HAVE: Certification as a Police Officer through the NC Criminal Justice Education & Training Standards Commission; OR Completion of NC BLET program. NC BLET completion must be valid to be eligible to achieve certification as a Police Officer through the NC Criminal Justice Education & Training Standards Commission after successful completion of the hiring process. Educational requirement is minimum high school diploma and/or GED equivalency. Bilingual language skills preferred but not required. Additional Major Requirements: At least 20 years of age at time of application. Must be in good physical condition with no obvious condition which will impair the performance of duty. Must pass a physical examination, and physical fitness assessment. Must meet vision, hearing, and other physical requirements. Must be a United States citizen. No felony convictions. No serious misdemeanor convictions in the past five years. Valid NC driver's license required; no suspensions of driving privileges in the past three years. Must satisfactorily pass a thorough background investigation. Must satisfactorily pass a polygraph examination. Must satisfactorily pass a psychological evaluation. Must satisfactorily pass a screening test for drugs. Automatic Disqualifications: Criminal History : Any conviction of a felony; a crime for which the punishment could have been more than two years; conviction of a crime or unlawful act defined as Class B Misdemeanors within the preceding ten (10) years; conviction of two (2) or more crimes or unlawful acts defined as Class A Misdemeanors within the preceding five (5) years; a DUI or DWI conviction in the last ten (10) years. For a list of Class B Misdemeanors visit: http://www.ncdoj.gov/About-DOJ/Law-Enforcement-Training-and-Standards/Criminal-Justice-Standards/CJ-Standards/Documents/Class-B-Misdemeanor-Manual-2005.aspx Drugs: Any involvement in the sale of illegal drugs; any prior use of hallucinogenic drug such as LSD and/or hard drug such as cocaine or heroin; use of any illegal drug within the past two (2) years. Other : Dishonorable discharge from any military service. Less than honorable discharges will be reviewed on a case by case basis. Untruthfulness or the intentional withholding of information on any application, interview, or paperwork associated with the position; deliberate inaccuracies or incomplete statements; cheating on any examination or testing associated with the position. Tattoos and Body Modification : Tattoos, branding, or intentional scars will be covered by all employees when representing the department. Exceptions may be made for female employees with permanent makeup (e.g., eyeliner, lip liner) that is conservative and natural looking. However, tattoos, branding, or intentional scarring are not permitted on the face, neck, ears, scalp, or hands. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Adaptability. Critical thinking. Conflict resolution. Good Communication (both verbally and in writing). Capacity for empathy and compassion. Capacity for engaging in teamwork and ability to collaborate. Ability to use good judgment, reason and problem solve. Ability to demonstrate courage and to take responsibility. Ability to be resourceful and show initiative. Ability to perform physical functions of position, including physically restraining people. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships both internally and externally. Ability to read and understand basic workplace data, such as simple forms, tables, graphs, schedules, etc. Ability to compile data into a formal report or recommendation shared with others. Ability to work independently with limited supervision. Ability to analyze and interpret policy and procedural guidelines and to apply this understanding to tasks. Ability to bring resources together to resolve a problem or provide a solution. WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Majority of work is performed outside of with exposure to unpleasant environmental conditions and/or hazards. Frequent physical effort is required. The City of Asheville offers a comprehensive benefit package and other programs, resources, policies and practices that integrate work/life strategies. Our programs have been designed to provide a variety of choices to best fit your needs and the needs of your family. The City of Asheville provides eligible employees with access to a variety of benefit plans that promote health and wellness, in addition to helping you build financial resources for retirement. We offer the benefit plans you would expect from a leading employer-such as health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, retirement and a variety of other voluntary programs that can be valuable for your specific needs. Benefits offered include: Health Insurance (choice of several plans) with pharmacy card included Dental Insurance Vision Insurance Health Services Clinic available during work hours (no co-pay needed) Nationally recognized disease management programs 5% employer contribution to 401(k) ICMA 457 - voluntary Contributory retirement system (LGERS) 12 days vacation per year increasing with service to 20 days 12 days sick leave per year increasing with service to 15 days 11 paid holidays per year Employee Assistance Program Sick Leave Sharing Bank Medical and Dependent Care Reimbursement Plans Life Insurance (choice of several plans) Long Term Disability Tuition Reimbursement Program Employee Discounts College Savings Program (voluntary) Long-Term Care Insurance (voluntary) Cancer Insurance Plan (voluntary) 01 Are you at least 20 years of age? Yes No 02 Do you have one of the following, Certification as a Police Officer through the NC Criminal Justice Education & Training Standards Commission; OR Completion of NC BLET program, and if so, which one? 03 Is your NC BLET certification or NC Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission certification valid? If so, when does it expire? 04 If you completed, NC BLET, please list your exam date. If you are currently enrolled in NC BLET, please list your projected exam date. 05 If you are not currently employed with a law enforcement agency, is another North Carolina agency currently holding your certification? If yes, please explain. 06 Do you have possession of a valid North Carolina driver's license? Yes No 07 Have you ever been convicted of a criminal offense other than a minor traffic violation? Failure to report a conviction will exclude you from consideration. Yes No 08 If you answered "yes" to the above conviction question please explain the nature of the conviction and the date. Please include if the conviction was a felony or a misdemeanor. 09 Have you used any illegal drug within the past two (2) years? Yes No 10 An Automatic Disqualification for this position is any prior use of hallucinogenic drug such as LSD or hard drugs such as cocaine or heroin. Have you ever used a hallucinogenic such as LSD or use of hard drugs such as cocaine or heroin? Yes No 11 An Automatic Disqualification for this position is: any involvement in the sale of illegal drugs; Have you ever been involved in the sale of any illegal drug? Yes No 12 Have you been convicted of a DUI or DWI within the past 10 years? Yes No 13 This position requires U.S. Citizenship. Are you a U.S. Citizen? Yes No Required Question Agency City of Asheville Address City of Asheville PO Box 7148 Asheville, North Carolina, 28802. Phone 828-259-5690 - Apply Online! - EOE Website http://www.ashevillenc.gov/jobs
City of Asheville Asheville, NC, USA
Aug 05, 2017
Launch your career at the City of Asheville Police Department! The City of Asheville's Police Department is seeking a full-time, non-exempt Senior Office Assistant position to work within the Special Services Division. Under the supervision of the Police Lieutenant, the Secretary is responsible for performing clerical duties. Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM Full-Time Position: 37.5 Hrs Week Due to an overwhelming number of qualified applicants for open City of Asheville positions, we are unable to return calls requesting status updates on any application process. Thank you for your patience and we appreciate your interest in working with the City of Asheville. Examples of Duties Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Answering incoming telephone calls and emails, and responding in a timely manner. Processes information and data entry using a variety of computer-driven word processing, spreadsheet, file maintenance programs, and database programs. This includes entry, storage and retrieval of information as requested or otherwise necessary. Maintains and processes reimbursement vouchers, purchase orders, requisitions, check orders, and/or checks. Makes reservations and processes travel forms. Attends meetings as requested. Maintains contact with personnel regarding office activities and deadlines. Notifies outside agencies of activities as necessary regarding training. Collects fees for various services and maintains related record. Monitors budgets and expenditures, prepares a budget summary on a monthly basis of expenditures. Processes cash receipts in Munis. Establishes and maintains a variety of files. Processes outgoing mail; sorts and distributes incoming mail. Maintains office supply inventories. Process internal incoming mail to keep informed on status of matters being handled; routes other internal mail to appropriate departments or divisions. Maintains data from various sources; performs research for completion of reports; organizes data for analysis; assists in the preparation of annual budgets and information reports. Oversee maintenance of office, office machines and/or adjacent public areas, contacting service personnel and/or overseeing work of custodians, as necessary. Maintains contact with departmental personnel regarding office activities, work orders, deadlines, etc. Employee is expected to have acquired the necessary information and skills to perform the job reasonably well within six months to one year of employment. Qualifications Education/Experience: High school diploma or equivalency, with one (1) to three (3) years of office administration experience. Licensing and Certifications: Notary Public preferred. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Knowledge: Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology. Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, and coordination of people and resources. Knowledge of processors, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming. Skills: Communication skills Organizational skills Time management skills Problem-Solving skills Planning Skills Technology Skills Abilities: Ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing. Ability to be a team player and bring a variety of resources together to resolve a problem or issue and provide appropriate solutions. Ability to interpret basic workplace data, such as simple forms, tables, graphs, schedules, etc. Ability to compile data into a formal report and/or recommendation. Ability to think creatively in all areas for the purpose of increasing efficiency and effectiveness. Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written form. Ability to research program documents and develop reports from information gathered. Ability to analyze situations to pinpoint problems and assist with solving problems or identifying sources of obstacles. Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships as required by work assignments. Ability to work independently with limited supervision. Ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand. Ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand. The City of Asheville offers a comprehensive benefit package and other programs, resources, policies and practices that integrate work/life strategies. Our programs have been designed to provide a variety of choices to best fit your needs and the needs of your family. The City of Asheville provides eligible employees with access to a variety of benefit plans that promote health and wellness, in addition to helping you build financial resources for retirement. We offer the benefit plans you would expect from a leading employer-such as health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, retirement and a variety of other voluntary programs that can be valuable for your specific needs. Benefits offered include: Health Insurance (choice of several plans) with pharmacy card included Dental Insurance Vision Insurance Health Services Clinic available during work hours (no co-pay needed) Nationally recognized disease management programs 5% employer contribution to 401(k) ICMA 457 - voluntary Contributory retirement system (LGERS) 12 days vacation per year increasing with service to 20 days 12 days sick leave per year increasing with service to 15 days 11 paid holidays per year Employee Assistance Program Sick Leave Sharing Bank Medical and Dependent Care Reimbursement Plans Life Insurance (choice of several plans) Long Term Disability Tuition Reimbursement Program Employee Discounts College Savings Program (voluntary) Long-Term Care Insurance (voluntary) Cancer Insurance Plan (voluntary) 01 Do you have a high school diploma or equivalent? Yes No 02 Do you have one (1) to three (3) years of office administration experience? Yes No Required Question Agency City of Asheville Address City of Asheville PO Box 7148 Asheville, North Carolina, 28802. Phone 828-259-5690 - Apply Online! - EOE Website http://www.ashevillenc.gov/jobs
City of Asheville Asheville, NC, USA
Aug 03, 2017
Snag the Ultimate Side Gig! The U.S. Cellular Center is seeking temporary Bartenders to work events as needed.An employee in this class performs clerical work to support the operations of the U.S. Cellular Center bars and concessions stands. Work involves preparing and providing drinks; mixed liquor, beer & wine to U.S. Cellular Center patrons. Work also involves maintaining a clean, safe work environment. Employee must exercise independent judgment, discretion, and initiative in completing assignments. Employee must also exercise tact and courtesy in frequent contact with City officials, employees and the general public. Work is performed under general supervision of the Concessions/Bar Supervisor and is evaluated through observation, conferences, review of work performed, and public approval. Employee operates Point-of-Sale terminals to record cash and credit card sales. Serves beer/liquor/wine to customers after undergoing either (TIPS) Training for Intervention Procedures; or, online Alcohol Training to understand and follow U.S. Cellular Center and State Alcoholic Beverage Commission and Alcohol Law Enforcement rules and regulations. Flexible schedule, varies based on event; must be available nights and weekends. This position is a temporary/seasonal position. This position will NOT be eligible for benefits, paid leave time (vacation, sick, holiday) nor participation in the retirement system. Due to an overwhelming number of qualified applicants for open City of Asheville positions, we are unable to return calls requesting status updates on any application process. Thank you for your patience and we appreciate your interest in working with the City of Asheville. Examples of Duties ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS Cleans the bar area. Prepares alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages for consumption. Answers customers' questions about food and beverages served at the stand. Performs inventory count of food, beverages and supplies. Performs a variety of customer-service duties. Helps prepare the concession/bar stand for special U.S. Cellular Center events. Maintains inventory of supplies, equipment, food and beverages. Reconciles cash with reported sales. Performs a variety of clerical tasks to support the Concessions Supervisor. Check identification to wristband patrons to purchase alcohol. ADDITIONAL JOB FUNCTIONS Performs other related work as required. Qualifications Qualifications Graduation from high school and some food-service experience; or any equivalent combination of training and experience required to perform the essential position functions. Must be at least 21 years of age. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Knowledge, Skills & Abilities General knowledge of the methods of handling foods and beverages for concessions sales. Ability to maintain high standards of personal cleanliness and cleanliness of facilities and meet required sanitation procedures. Ability to perform moderately heavy physical labor for extended periods of time. Ability to maintain complete and accurate records. Ability to reconcile cash taken in with reports and receipts. Facilitates beer sales to customers after undergoing either (TIPS) Training for Intervention Procedures; or, online Alcohol Training to understand and follow U.S. Cellular Center and State Alcoholic Beverage Commission and Alcohol Law Enforcement rules and regulations. The City of Asheville offers a comprehensive benefit package and other programs, resources, policies and practices that integrate work/life strategies. Our programs have been designed to provide a variety of choices to best fit your needs and the needs of your family. The City of Asheville provides eligible employees with access to a variety of benefit plans that promote health and wellness, in addition to helping you build financial resources for retirement. We offer the benefit plans you would expect from a leading employer-such as health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, retirement and a variety of other voluntary programs that can be valuable for your specific needs. Benefits offered include: Health Insurance (choice of several plans) with pharmacy card included Dental Insurance Vision Insurance Health Services Clinic available during work hours (no co-pay needed) Nationally recognized disease management programs 5% employer contribution to 401(k) ICMA 457 - voluntary Contributory retirement system (LGERS) 12 days vacation per year increasing with service to 20 days 12 days sick leave per year increasing with service to 15 days 11 paid holidays per year Employee Assistance Program Sick Leave Sharing Bank Medical and Dependent Care Reimbursement Plans Life Insurance (choice of several plans) Long Term Disability Tuition Reimbursement Program Employee Discounts College Savings Program (voluntary) Long-Term Care Insurance (voluntary) Cancer Insurance Plan (voluntary) 01 Are you at least 21 years old? Yes No Required Question Agency City of Asheville Address City of Asheville PO Box 7148 Asheville, North Carolina, 28802. Phone 828-259-5690 - Apply Online! - EOE Website http://www.ashevillenc.gov/jobs
City of Asheville Asheville, NC, USA
Jul 29, 2017
Snag the Ultimate Side Gig! The City of Asheville is currently looking to hire Event Laborers to join the team at the US Cellular Center. The purpose of this position is to perform as a skilled or unskilled laborer on a construction crew, maintenance crew or custodial crew. Flexible schedule, varies based on event; must be available nights and weekends. This position is a temporary/seasonal position. This position will NOT be eligible for benefits, paid leave time (vacation, sick, holiday) nor participation in the retirement system. Due to an overwhelming number of qualified applicants for open City of Asheville positions, we are unable to return calls requesting status updates on any application process. Thank you for your patience and we appreciate your interest in working with the City of Asheville. Examples of Duties Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Provides routine custodial services. Picks up debris and refuse. Provides event support setting up tables, chairs and/or staging. Provides weather related maintenance. Responds to requests in a timely and effective manner. Uses courteous mannerisms when addressing public or clients. Supplemental Functions: Performs other similar duties as required. Qualifications Qualifications: Work requires the ability to read and understand written instructions, to understand simple processes and the routine operation; level of knowledge is equivalent to less than high school or equivalency; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job. Licensing and Certifications: Requires training in workplace safety and blood borne pathogens. Training provided by employer. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Knowledge: General knowledge of learned procedures, practices, routines to deal effectively with routine work. Skills: Ability to read and understand basic workplace data, such as simple forms, tables, graphs, schedules, etc. Ability to conduct basic research of existing, internal policies and procedures. Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written form. Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships as required by work assignments. Ability to work independently with limited supervision. Ability to analyze and interpret policy and procedural guidelines and to apply this understanding to tasks. Ability to bring resources together to resolve a problem or provide a solution. WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Frequent physical effort is required. The City of Asheville offers a comprehensive benefit package and other programs, resources, policies and practices that integrate work/life strategies. Our programs have been designed to provide a variety of choices to best fit your needs and the needs of your family. The City of Asheville provides eligible employees with access to a variety of benefit plans that promote health and wellness, in addition to helping you build financial resources for retirement. We offer the benefit plans you would expect from a leading employer-such as health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, retirement and a variety of other voluntary programs that can be valuable for your specific needs. Benefits offered include: Health Insurance (choice of several plans) with pharmacy card included Dental Insurance Vision Insurance Health Services Clinic available during work hours (no co-pay needed) Nationally recognized disease management programs 5% employer contribution to 401(k) ICMA 457 - voluntary Contributory retirement system (LGERS) 12 days vacation per year increasing with service to 20 days 12 days sick leave per year increasing with service to 15 days 11 paid holidays per year Employee Assistance Program Sick Leave Sharing Bank Medical and Dependent Care Reimbursement Plans Life Insurance (choice of several plans) Long Term Disability Tuition Reimbursement Program Employee Discounts College Savings Program (voluntary) Long-Term Care Insurance (voluntary) Cancer Insurance Plan (voluntary) 01 Are you at least 18 years old? Yes No Required Question Agency City of Asheville Address City of Asheville PO Box 7148 Asheville, North Carolina, 28802. Phone 828-259-5690 - Apply Online! - EOE Website http://www.ashevillenc.gov/jobs
City of Asheville Asheville, NC, USA
Jul 29, 2017
Snag the Ultimate Side Gig! The U.S. Cellular Center is seeking temporary Event Runners to work events as needed. An employee in this class performs clerical work to support the operations of the U.S. Cellular Center concessions stands. Work involves preparing and providing food to U.S. Cellular Center patrons. Work also involves maintaining a clean, safe work environment. Employee must exercise independent judgment, discretion, and initiative in completing assignments. Employee must also exercise tact and courtesy in frequent contact with City officials, employees and the general public. Work is performed under general supervision of the Concessions Supervisor and is evaluated through observation, conferences, review of work performed, and public approval. Employee operates Point-of-Sale terminals to record cash and credit card sales. Serves beer to customers after undergoing either (TIPS) Training for Intervention Procedures; or, online Alcohol Training to understand and follow U.S. Cellular Center and State Alcoholic Beverage Commission and Alcohol Law Enforcement rules and regulations. Flexible schedule, varies based on event; must be available nights and weekends. This position is a temporary/seasonal position. This position will NOT be eligible for benefits, paid leave time (vacation, sick, holiday) nor participation in the retirement system. Due to an overwhelming number of qualified applicants for open City of Asheville positions, we are unable to return calls requesting status updates on any application process. Thank you for your patience and we appreciate your interest in working with the City of Asheville. Examples of Duties ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS Cleans the concession area. Prepares food and non-alcoholic beverages for consumption. Answers customers' questions about food and beverages served at the stand. Performs inventory count of food, beverages and supplies. Performs a variety of customer-service duties. Helps prepare the concession stand for special U.S. Cellular Center events. Maintains inventory of supplies, equipment, food and beverages. Reconciles cash with reported sales. Performs a variety of clerical tasks to support the Concessions Supervisor. Check identification to wristband patrons to purchase alcohol. ADDITIONAL JOB FUNCTIONS Performs other related work as required. Qualifications Graduation from high school and some food-service experience; or any equivalent combination of training and experience required to perform the essential position functions. Must be at least 18 years of age. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities General knowledge of the methods of handling foods and beverages for concessions sales. General knowledge of the safe handling of industrial cooking equipment. Ability to maintain high standards of personal cleanliness and cleanliness of facilities and meet required sanitation procedures. Ability to perform moderately heavy physical labor for extended periods of time. Ability to maintain complete and accurate records. Ability to reconcile cash taken in with reports and receipts. Facilitates beer sales to customers after undergoing either (TIPS) Training for Intervention Procedures; or, online Alcohol Training to understand and follow U.S. Cellular Center and State Alcoholic Beverage Commission and Alcohol Law Enforcement rules and regulations. The City of Asheville offers a comprehensive benefit package and other programs, resources, policies and practices that integrate work/life strategies. Our programs have been designed to provide a variety of choices to best fit your needs and the needs of your family. The City of Asheville provides eligible employees with access to a variety of benefit plans that promote health and wellness, in addition to helping you build financial resources for retirement. We offer the benefit plans you would expect from a leading employer-such as health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, retirement and a variety of other voluntary programs that can be valuable for your specific needs. Benefits offered include: Health Insurance (choice of several plans) with pharmacy card included Dental Insurance Vision Insurance Health Services Clinic available during work hours (no co-pay needed) Nationally recognized disease management programs 5% employer contribution to 401(k) ICMA 457 - voluntary Contributory retirement system (LGERS) 12 days vacation per year increasing with service to 20 days 12 days sick leave per year increasing with service to 15 days 11 paid holidays per year Employee Assistance Program Sick Leave Sharing Bank Medical and Dependent Care Reimbursement Plans Life Insurance (choice of several plans) Long Term Disability Tuition Reimbursement Program Employee Discounts College Savings Program (voluntary) Long-Term Care Insurance (voluntary) Cancer Insurance Plan (voluntary) 01 Are you at least 18 years old? Yes No Required Question Agency City of Asheville Address City of Asheville PO Box 7148 Asheville, North Carolina, 28802. Phone 828-259-5690 - Apply Online! - EOE Website http://www.ashevillenc.gov/jobs
City of Asheville Asheville, NC, USA
Jul 29, 2017
Snag the Ultimate Side Gig! The U.S. Cellular Center is seeking temporary event staff to work events as needed. An employee in this class performs specialized unskilled work to support U.S. Cellular Center events. Work involves greeting patrons, taking their tickets, helping them find their seats, guarding the doors during the events and selling and putting the wristbands on patrons for alcohol purchase. Employee must exercise tact and courtesy in frequent contact with City officials, employees and the general public. Work is performed under general supervision of the Event Coordinator or Event Administrator and is evaluated through observation, conferences, review of work performed and public approval. Hours vary depending on events scheduled. This position is a temporary/seasonal position. This position will NOT be eligible for benefits, paid leave time (vacation, sick, holiday) nor participation in the retirement system. Due to an overwhelming number of qualified applicants for open City of Asheville positions, we are unable to return calls requesting status updates on any application process. Thank you for your patience and we appreciate your interest in working with the City of Asheville. Examples of Duties Guards the doors where events are located. Check identification to wristband patrons to purchase alcohol. Count money and give change correctly. Greets U.S. Cellular Center patrons. Takes tickets to events from patrons. Leads patrons to available seating and facilities. Maintains a cheerful demeanor toward patrons while on duty. Helps parties of U.S. Cellular Center patrons find one another. Responds to patrons' inquiries about U.S. Cellular Center facilities. ADDITIONAL JOB FUNCTIONS Performs other related work as required. Qualifications Graduation from high school ; or any equivalent combination of training and experience required to perform the essential position functions. Must be at least 18 years of age. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities General knowledge of the layout of U.S. Cellular Center facilities. Ability to stand for moderately long periods of time. Ability to walk short distances. Ability to speak clearly. Ability to maintain a cheerful demeanor for extended periods of time. Ability to exercise considerable tact and courtesy in frequent contact with the public. Ability to maintain high standards for performance of work. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships as necessitated by work assignments. The City of Asheville offers a comprehensive benefit package and other programs, resources, policies and practices that integrate work/life strategies. Our programs have been designed to provide a variety of choices to best fit your needs and the needs of your family. The City of Asheville provides eligible employees with access to a variety of benefit plans that promote health and wellness, in addition to helping you build financial resources for retirement. We offer the benefit plans you would expect from a leading employer-such as health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, retirement and a variety of other voluntary programs that can be valuable for your specific needs. Benefits offered include: Health Insurance (choice of several plans) with pharmacy card included Dental Insurance Vision Insurance Health Services Clinic available during work hours (no co-pay needed) Nationally recognized disease management programs 5% employer contribution to 401(k) ICMA 457 - voluntary Contributory retirement system (LGERS) 12 days vacation per year increasing with service to 20 days 12 days sick leave per year increasing with service to 15 days 11 paid holidays per year Employee Assistance Program Sick Leave Sharing Bank Medical and Dependent Care Reimbursement Plans Life Insurance (choice of several plans) Long Term Disability Tuition Reimbursement Program Employee Discounts College Savings Program (voluntary) Long-Term Care Insurance (voluntary) Cancer Insurance Plan (voluntary) 01 Are you at least 18 years old? Yes No Required Question Agency City of Asheville Address City of Asheville PO Box 7148 Asheville, North Carolina, 28802. Phone 828-259-5690 - Apply Online! - EOE Website http://www.ashevillenc.gov/jobs
City of Asheville Asheville, NC, USA
Jul 29, 2017
The City of Asheville ideally seeks experienced Code Enforcement Officer professionals to join the Development Services team at a Level I. This is a One-Year Temporary Position. The purpose of this position is to enforce North Carolina Building Codes and local ordinances by providing required inspections for building accessibility, electrical, mechanical, fuel gas and plumbing trades. Position Details: 37.5 hours per week; Typical work hours are a 5 day work week from Monday-Friday, 8:30 AM-5:00 PM. This is a one-year Temporary Position. Due to an overwhelming number of qualified applicants for open City of Asheville positions, we are unable to return calls requesting status updates on any application process. Thank you for your patience and we appreciate your interest in working with the City of Asheville. Examples of Duties Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Enforces Asheville's minimum housing codes, performs periodic school building inspections, foster care home inspections and complaint inspections. Performs periodic school building inspections and foster care home inspections. Receives complaints and locates sites for inspections. Schedules and performs inspections. Enters results into Acella and retrieves necessary information. Notifies property owners of specific code or ordinance violation and assists them with specifications for violation correction. Consults with contractor on job sites to go over work in progress. Meets with plans reviewers and supervisors to resolve problems. Attends continuing education classes. Maintains vehicle and equipment. Supplemental Functions: Performs other similar duties as required. Qualifications Education/Experience: High school diploma or equivalency supplemented by vocational course work and/or special training in building inspection, with at least three (3) years of experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS Possession of a certificate from the North Carolina Code Officials Qualification Board at a level specified by the City and State for area(s) of inspection. Possession of a valid driver's license issued by the State of North Carolina. AREAS OF CERTIFICATION Electrical, building (includes energy insulation), mechanical and plumbing and fire. An ideal candidate would be pre-qualified through the NC Department of Insurance Pre-Qualification CLASS LEVELS (Limited certification applies only to employees currently in position. New employees must hold stated probationary certification within 30 days and stated standard certifications within one year.) Code Enforcement Officer I - Probationary, Limited or Standard Level I certification in any 3 areas. Code Enforcement Officer II - Probationary Level II certification in a primary area and Probationary or Standard Level I certification in at least 2 alternate areas. Code Enforcement Officer III - Probationary or Standard Level III certification in a primary area, and Standard or Probationary certification in at least 2 alternate areas. Code Enforcement Officer IV - Standard or Probationary Level III certification in a primary area, and Probationary Level II certification in at least 3 alternate areas. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Comprehensive understanding of the field and application of advanced principles, techniques and theory. Considerable knowledge of modern building, plumbing, electrical, fire, and mechanical construction practices, materials and equipment of the various stages of construction when violations and defects should be observed and corrected. Considerable knowledge of state and local ordinances and codes administered through the Division applicable to the inspector's area of certification. Considerable knowledge of the approved methods and practices involved in the installation, construction, repair and maintenance of a variety of electrical and mechanical equipment. Working knowledge of the geographical layout of the City. Ability to detect and locate defective workmanship in construction or repair of buildings. Ability to interpret blueprints, diagrams, specifications, codes and building regulations. Ability to deal tactfully and firmly with property owners, architects, engineers, developers, contractors, the general public, etc. Ability to physically maneuver on scaffolds, structural members and in cramped quarters to accomplish thorough inspections. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships as necessitated by work assignments. Ability to read and understand basic workplace data, such as simple forms, tables, graphs, schedules, etc. Ability to conduct research of existing, internal policies and procedures. Ability to compile data into a formal report or recommendation shared with others and often verbally presented. Ability to think creatively with work practices or program improvement. Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written form. Ability to research program documents and narrative materials, and develop reports from information gathered. Ability to analyze situations to pinpoint problems and assist with solving problems or identifying sources of obstacles. Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships as required by work assignments. Ability to work independently with limited supervision. Ability to analyze and interpret policy and procedural guidelines and to apply this understanding to tasks. Ability to bring resources together to resolve a problem or provide a solution. The City of Asheville offers a comprehensive benefit package and other programs, resources, policies and practices that integrate work/life strategies. Our programs have been designed to provide a variety of choices to best fit your needs and the needs of your family. The City of Asheville provides eligible employees with access to a variety of benefit plans that promote health and wellness, in addition to helping you build financial resources for retirement. We offer the benefit plans you would expect from a leading employer-such as health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, retirement and a variety of other voluntary programs that can be valuable for your specific needs. Benefits offered include: Health Insurance (choice of several plans) with pharmacy card included Dental Insurance Vision Insurance Health Services Clinic available during work hours (no co-pay needed) Nationally recognized disease management programs 5% employer contribution to 401(k) ICMA 457 - voluntary Contributory retirement system (LGERS) 12 days vacation per year increasing with service to 20 days 12 days sick leave per year increasing with service to 15 days 11 paid holidays per year Employee Assistance Program Sick Leave Sharing Bank Medical and Dependent Care Reimbursement Plans Life Insurance (choice of several plans) Long Term Disability Tuition Reimbursement Program Employee Discounts College Savings Program (voluntary) Long-Term Care Insurance (voluntary) Cancer Insurance Plan (voluntary) 01 Did you graduate from high school or receive a GED? Yes No 02 Do you have supplemental vocational course work and/or special training in building inspection, and some experience in residential and/or commercial electrical, building, mechanical or plumbing construction work? Experience as a licensed contractor preferred. If yes, please describe. 03 Please list your related certifications in any of the following areas: Electrical, building (includes energy insulation), mechanical and plumbing. 04 Do you possess a valid driver's license issued by the State of North Carolina (or out -of-state with ability to obtain the same)? Yes No Required Question Agency City of Asheville Address City of Asheville PO Box 7148 Asheville, North Carolina, 28802. Phone 828-259-5690 - Apply Online! - EOE Website http://www.ashevillenc.gov/jobs
City of Asheville Asheville, NC, USA
Jul 29, 2017
Snag the Ultimate Side Gig! The City of Asheville's US Cellular Center is looking for a motivated, detail-oriented individuals to join their team as custodians. An employee in this class performs a variety of duties in the care and cleaning of the US Cellular Center and facilities. Work is repetitive in nature requiring efficient performance of simple and heavy-duty building cleaning and maintenance duties. Work is performed under general supervision and is reviewed through inspection of completed tasks Flexible schedule, varies based on event; must be available nights and weekends. This position is a temporary/seasonal position. This position will NOT be eligible for benefits, paid leave time (vacation, sick, holiday) nor participation in the retirement system. Due to an overwhelming number of qualified applicants for open City of Asheville positions, we are unable to return calls requesting status updates on any application process. Thank you for your patience and we appreciate your interest in working with the City of Asheville. Examples of Duties ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS Sweeps, mops, vacuums and/or buffs floor surfaces. Cleans restroom and kitchen areas and replenishes paper supplies and soap as necessary. Cleans windows, walls, woodwork and/or light fixtures. Empties trash receptacles. Dusts furniture and fixtures. Pick up recycling and set up for pick up weekly. ADDITIONAL JOB FUNCTIONS Serve as a back-up Elevator Operator for City Hall as needed Performs related work as required. Qualifications Education/Experience: Basic knowledge of customer service, custodial responsibilities, with some related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job. Licensing and Certifications: Valid North Carolina Driver's License (or our of state with the ability to obtain the same) Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Knowledge: General knowledge of learned procedures, practices, routines to deal effectively with routine work. Knowledge of cleaning procedures. Knowledge of the layout of assigned buildings and facilities. Skills: Ability to read and understand basic workplace data, such as simple forms, tables, graphs, schedules, etc. Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written form. Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships as required by work assignments. Ability to work independently with limited supervision. Ability to analyze and interpret policy and procedural guidelines and to apply this understanding to tasks. Ability to bring resources together to resolve a problem or provide a solution. Ability to perform medium to heavy physical work. The City of Asheville offers a comprehensive benefit package and other programs, resources, policies and practices that integrate work/life strategies. Our programs have been designed to provide a variety of choices to best fit your needs and the needs of your family. The City of Asheville provides eligible employees with access to a variety of benefit plans that promote health and wellness, in addition to helping you build financial resources for retirement. We offer the benefit plans you would expect from a leading employer-such as health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, retirement and a variety of other voluntary programs that can be valuable for your specific needs. Benefits offered include: Health Insurance (choice of several plans) with pharmacy card included Dental Insurance Vision Insurance Health Services Clinic available during work hours (no co-pay needed) Nationally recognized disease management programs 5% employer contribution to 401(k) ICMA 457 - voluntary Contributory retirement system (LGERS) 12 days vacation per year increasing with service to 20 days 12 days sick leave per year increasing with service to 15 days 11 paid holidays per year Employee Assistance Program Sick Leave Sharing Bank Medical and Dependent Care Reimbursement Plans Life Insurance (choice of several plans) Long Term Disability Tuition Reimbursement Program Employee Discounts College Savings Program (voluntary) Long-Term Care Insurance (voluntary) Cancer Insurance Plan (voluntary) 01 Are you at least 18 years old? Yes No Required Question Agency City of Asheville Address City of Asheville PO Box 7148 Asheville, North Carolina, 28802. Phone 828-259-5690 - Apply Online! - EOE Website http://www.ashevillenc.gov/jobs
City of Asheville Asheville, NC, USA
Jul 29, 2017
Snag the Ultimate Side Gig! The U.S. Cellular Center is seeking temporary Concessionaire to work events as needed. An employee in this class performs clerical work to support the operations of the U.S. Cellular Center concessions stands. Work involves preparing and providing food to U.S. Cellular Center patrons. Work also involves maintaining a clean, safe work environment. Employee must exercise independent judgment, discretion, and initiative in completing assignments. Employee must also exercise tact and courtesy in frequent contact with City officials, employees and the general public. Work is performed under general supervision of the Concessions Supervisor and is evaluated through observation, conferences, review of work performed, and public approval. Employee operates Point-of-Sale terminals to record cash and credit card sales. Serves beer to customers after undergoing either (TIPS) Training for Intervention Procedures; or, online Alcohol Training to understand and follow U.S. Cellular Center and State Alcoholic Beverage Commission and Alcohol Law Enforcement rules and regulations. Flexible schedule, varies based on event; must be available nights and weekends. This position is a temporary/seasonal position. This position will NOT be eligible for benefits, paid leave time (vacation, sick, holiday) nor participation in the retirement system. Due to an overwhelming number of qualified applicants for open City of Asheville positions, we are unable to return calls requesting status updates on any application process. Thank you for your patience and we appreciate your interest in working with the City of Asheville. Examples of Duties ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS Cleans the concession area. Prepares food and non-alcoholic beverages for consumption. Answers customers' questions about food and beverages served at the stand. Performs inventory count of food, beverages and supplies. Performs a variety of customer-service duties. Helps prepare the concession stand for special U.S. Cellular Center events. Maintains inventory of supplies, equipment, food and beverages. Reconciles cash with reported sales. Performs a variety of clerical tasks to support the Concessions Supervisor. Check identification to wristband patrons to purchase alcohol. ADDITIONAL JOB FUNCTIONS Performs other related work as required. Qualifications Graduation from high school and some food-service experience; or any equivalent combination of training and experience required to perform the essential position functions. Must be at least 18 years of age. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities General knowledge of the methods of handling foods and beverages for concessions sales. General knowledge of the safe handling of industrial cooking equipment. Ability to maintain high standards of personal cleanliness and cleanliness of facilities and meet required sanitation procedures. Ability to perform moderately heavy physical labor for extended periods of time. Ability to maintain complete and accurate records. Ability to reconcile cash taken in with reports and receipts. Facilitates beer sales to customers after undergoing either (TIPS) Training for Intervention Procedures; or, online Alcohol Training to understand and follow U.S. Cellular Center and State Alcoholic Beverage Commission and Alcohol Law Enforcement rules and regulations. The City of Asheville offers a comprehensive benefit package and other programs, resources, policies and practices that integrate work/life strategies. Our programs have been designed to provide a variety of choices to best fit your needs and the needs of your family. The City of Asheville provides eligible employees with access to a variety of benefit plans that promote health and wellness, in addition to helping you build financial resources for retirement. We offer the benefit plans you would expect from a leading employer-such as health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, retirement and a variety of other voluntary programs that can be valuable for your specific needs. Benefits offered include: Health Insurance (choice of several plans) with pharmacy card included Dental Insurance Vision Insurance Health Services Clinic available during work hours (no co-pay needed) Nationally recognized disease management programs 5% employer contribution to 401(k) ICMA 457 - voluntary Contributory retirement system (LGERS) 12 days vacation per year increasing with service to 20 days 12 days sick leave per year increasing with service to 15 days 11 paid holidays per year Employee Assistance Program Sick Leave Sharing Bank Medical and Dependent Care Reimbursement Plans Life Insurance (choice of several plans) Long Term Disability Tuition Reimbursement Program Employee Discounts College Savings Program (voluntary) Long-Term Care Insurance (voluntary) Cancer Insurance Plan (voluntary) 01 Are you at least 18 years of age? Yes No Required Question Agency City of Asheville Address City of Asheville PO Box 7148 Asheville, North Carolina, 28802. Phone 828-259-5690 - Apply Online! - EOE Website http://www.ashevillenc.gov/jobs
City of Asheville Asheville, NC, USA
Jul 29, 2017
Snag the Ultimate Side Gig! An employee in this class performs specialized unskilled work to support US Cellular Center events. Work involves greeting patrons, accepting payment for tickets and/or taking existing tickets for US Cellular Center events. Employee is also responsible for performing credit card transactions and responding to inquiries. Employee must exercise tact and courtesy in frequent contact with City officials and employees and the general public. Work is performed under general supervision of the Ticket Seller Supervisor or Ticket Office Manager and is evaluated through observation, conferences, review of work performed and public approval. Flexible schedule, varies based on event; must be available nights and weekends. This position is a temporary/seasonal position. This position will NOT be eligible for benefits, paid leave time (vacation, sick, holiday) nor participation in the retirement system. Due to an overwhelming number of qualified applicants for open City of Asheville positions, we are unable to return calls requesting status updates on any application process. Thank you for your patience and we appreciate your interest in working with the City of Asheville. Examples of Duties Examples of Duties: Sells tickets to US Cellular Center events using a computerized ticketing system. Answer phones and provide accurate information to customers. Includes information about events, the US Cellular Center and appropriately transfering calls to staff members. Greets US Cellular Center patrons; accepts payment and/or event tickets, and tears their event tickets. Responds to inquiries regarding ticket sales and/or US Cellular Center events in person and over the telephone. Performs credit card transactions. Maintains a cheerful demeanor toward patrons while on duty. Balances fiscal transactions daily. Performs other related work as required. Qualifications Qualifications: Graduate from high school preferred; and/or any equivalent combination of training and experience required to perform the essential position functions. Must be at least 18 years old. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: General knowledge of the layout of US Cellular Center facilities. Ability to stand for moderately long periods of time. Ability to speak clearly. Ability to accept and verify credit card information. Ability to write legibly. Ability to perform simple cash transactions. Ability to maintain a cheerful demeanor for extended periods of time. Ability to maintain high standards for performance of work. Ability to exercise considerable tact and courtesy in frequent contact with the public. The City of Asheville offers a comprehensive benefit package and other programs, resources, policies and practices that integrate work/life strategies. Our programs have been designed to provide a variety of choices to best fit your needs and the needs of your family. The City of Asheville provides eligible employees with access to a variety of benefit plans that promote health and wellness, in addition to helping you build financial resources for retirement. We offer the benefit plans you would expect from a leading employer-such as health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, retirement and a variety of other voluntary programs that can be valuable for your specific needs. Benefits offered include: Health Insurance (choice of several plans) with pharmacy card included Dental Insurance Vision Insurance Health Services Clinic available during work hours (no co-pay needed) Nationally recognized disease management programs 5% employer contribution to 401(k) ICMA 457 - voluntary Contributory retirement system (LGERS) 12 days vacation per year increasing with service to 20 days 12 days sick leave per year increasing with service to 15 days 11 paid holidays per year Employee Assistance Program Sick Leave Sharing Bank Medical and Dependent Care Reimbursement Plans Life Insurance (choice of several plans) Long Term Disability Tuition Reimbursement Program Employee Discounts College Savings Program (voluntary) Long-Term Care Insurance (voluntary) Cancer Insurance Plan (voluntary) 01 Are you at least 18 years old? Yes No Required Question Agency City of Asheville Address City of Asheville PO Box 7148 Asheville, North Carolina, 28802. Phone 828-259-5690 - Apply Online! - EOE Website http://www.ashevillenc.gov/jobs
City of Asheville Asheville, NC, USA
Jul 26, 2017
This position will be open until filled, with an initial application review beginning two weeks after the position opens. The City of Asheville Public Works Department is currently hiring a full-time, non-exempt Stormwater Project Manager position within the Stormwater Division. This position focuses on professional and technical work in managing the design and construction of stormwater improvement projects. This individual will provide engineering and construction management and support throughout the development, design, public engagement, permitting, and construction phases of projects. Coordination is exercised with other professional, technical, construction and clerical personnel. Tact and courtesy are required in frequent contact with property owners, City staff, contractors, vendors, consultants and the general public. Extensive judgment is required in making decisions with a high degree of accountability. Work is performed with considerable initiative and independence under the general direction of the Project Development Manager. City of Asheville Benefits: The City of Asheville offers a comprehensive benefit package and other programs, resources, policies and practices that integrate work/life strategies. Our programs have been designed to provide a variety of choices to best fit your needs and the needs of your family. The City of Asheville provides eligible employees with access to a variety of benefit plans that promote health and wellness, in addition to helping you build financial resources for retirement. We offer the benefit plans you would expect from a leading employer--such as health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, retirement and a variety of other voluntary programs that can be valuable for your specific needs. Benefits offered include: Health Insurance (choice of several plans) with pharmacy card included Dental Insurance Vision Insurance Health Services Clinic available during work hours (no co-pay needed) Nationally recognized disease management programs 5% employer contribution to 401(k) ICMA 457 - voluntary Contributory retirement system (LGERS) 12 days vacation per year increasing with service to 20 days 12 days sick leave per year increasing with service to 15 days 11 paid holidays per year Employee Assistance Program Sick Leave Sharing Bank Medical and Dependent Care Reimbursement Plans Life Insurance (choice of several plans) Long Term Disability Tuition Reimbursement Program Employee Discounts College Savings Program (voluntary) Long-Term Care Insurance (voluntary) Cancer Insurance Plan (voluntary) Examples of Duties Essential Job Responsibilities & Duties: Manages, coordinates and monitors projects in order to ensure proper construction by performing tasks such as reviewing project designs; preparing specifications; formulating bid packages; coordinating the bidding process; participating in bid openings; scheduling and conducting pre-construction conferences; establishing project start dates; completing progress reports; negotiating costs of initial contracts and change orders; processing invoices and pay applications; construction inspection activities; closing out projects; and other activities as necessary to ensure that projects are completed on schedule and within budget. Conducts preliminary engineering assessments, performs engineering calculations, and coordinates with stakeholders to determine project scope, goals, and objectives. Prepares, maintains and updates project files and records in order to document significant activities by preparing daily and monthly progress reports of on-going project activities such as site observations, contractor requests and responses/recommendations, and documentation of meetings and telephone calls as needed. Prepares and/or maintains project schedules, cost estimates, budget and cost control, contract compliance, and progress reporting for projects. Updates project status as part of progress reports. Assists in the collection, coordination and preparation of a variety of surveys, field data and legal documents to include right-of-way acquisitions, agreements, easements and bids, and administers the acquisition process. Oversees, coordinates, and/or reviews work of consultants, contractors and/or subcontractors; approves and oversees payment. Monitors progress of projects at construction sites and resolves conflicts with contractor performance. Coordinates with other agencies and project partners to provide information on various projects, obtain permits, and coordinates and schedules work. Coordinates closely with various regulatory agencies including, FEMA, USACE, NCDEQ, NCFPM, etc. Attends meetings in order to receive information and coordinate activities concerning on-going projects. Responds to customer and citizen questions regarding the status of projects in the design and construction process. Assists in the preparation of the Stormwater Capital Improvement Program for the division. Suggests and implements improvements to the contracts process. Makes both written and oral reports to the Public Works Management Team regarding various projects. Uses various software tools to aid in the design and evaluation of various civil infrastructure projects regarding stormwater improvements. • Performs benchmarking of the development contracting and bidding process. • Develops standardize methods for measuring turn-around time for the contracting, bidding and design process. Refers to manual, texts, drawings, documents, etc. with special emphasis on adhering to both City of Asheville and NCDOT Specifications and Standards. Interprets, applies, and enforces the provisions of the City's ordinances, standards, policies, and procedures and other applicable federal, state, and local codes, regulations, etc. Stays abreast of industry standards and federal, state, and local regulations. Provides excellent customer service to internal and external customers. Additional Job Functions: Performs related work as required. Qualifications Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, or related degree and 3 to 5 years of experience in professional civil engineering or construction management work required. Experience in stormwater management and design or direct and related experience to the posted position preferred. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS Possession of a valid driver's license issued by the State of North Carolina required 90 days after hire. Professional Engineering License in North Carolina preferred. Applicants with equivalent years of similar experience in technical/design work, or construction management may be considered. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Knowledge: Thorough knowledge of the theories, principles, practices and techniques of civil engineering and project management. Thorough knowledge of the applicable Federal and State laws and local ordinances regarding stormwater, floodplain development, and environmental impacts. Thorough knowledge of the contract, bidding process, and construction process and procedures. Thorough knowledge of the City of Asheville Standard Specifications and Details Manual. Considerable knowledge of engineering practices as they relate to the design of domestic water, stormwater, erosion control, grading, sidewalks, driveways, floodway and streets. Knowledge of construction practices and standards. Knowledge of the theories, principles, practices and techniques of municipal accounting, finance, and budgeting. Considerable understanding of the functions and operations of various City departments. Considerable knowledge of applicable State laws regarding OSHA safe work practice. Abilities: Ability to use Munis, AutoCAD, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Project, Google Docs and Visio or comparable software. Ability to utilize computer-automated programs. Ability to analyze and develop capital budget estimates; analyze and track capital project expenditures; analyze and interpret capital project contracts. Ability to conduct detailed research and compile data into a technical report or presentation with findings. Ability to work independently and follow-through to meet on-going necessary deadlines. Ability to analyze situations to pinpoint problems and assist with resolving the problem or provide a solution. Ability to plan and coordinate the work of others. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with City officials, employees, contractors and the general public. Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written form to various audiences. Ability to organize and prioritize a variety of projects and multiple tasks in an effective and timely manner; organize own work, set priorities, and meet deadlines. Ability to use tact, initiative, prudence, and independent judgement within general policy, procedural and legal guidelines. The City of Asheville offers a comprehensive benefit package and other programs, resources, policies and practices that integrate work/life strategies. Our programs have been designed to provide a variety of choices to best fit your needs and the needs of your family. The City of Asheville provides eligible employees with access to a variety of benefit plans that promote health and wellness, in addition to helping you build financial resources for retirement. We offer the benefit plans you would expect from a leading employer-such as health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, retirement and a variety of other voluntary programs that can be valuable for your specific needs. Benefits offered include: Health Insurance (choice of several plans) with pharmacy card included Dental Insurance Vision Insurance Health Services Clinic available during work hours (no co-pay needed) Nationally recognized disease management programs 5% employer contribution to 401(k) ICMA 457 - voluntary Contributory retirement system (LGERS) 12 days vacation per year increasing with service to 20 days 12 days sick leave per year increasing with service to 15 days 11 paid holidays per year Employee Assistance Program Sick Leave Sharing Bank Medical and Dependent Care Reimbursement Plans Life Insurance (choice of several plans) Long Term Disability Tuition Reimbursement Program Employee Discounts College Savings Program (voluntary) Long-Term Care Insurance (voluntary) Cancer Insurance Plan (voluntary) 01 Briefly describe your experience in project management? 02 Briefly describe your experience in storm water management or related experience to the posted position. 03 Briefly describe your experience in managing construction contracts? Required Question Agency City of Asheville Address City of Asheville PO Box 7148 Asheville, North Carolina, 28802. Phone 828-259-5690 - Apply Online! - EOE Website http://www.ashevillenc.gov/jobs
City of Asheville Asheville, NC, USA
Jul 20, 2017
Begin your career in public service with the City of Asheville's Public Works Department! The City of Asheville is currently looking to hire a full-time Equipment Operator within the Public Works Department in the Stormwater Services Division. The purpose of this position is to perform semi-skilled work in the operation of a variety of heavy motorized equipment. Selected candidates will have the opportunity to obtain their CDL license on the job and paid for by the City of Asheville. This position offers a variety of on the job training experiences and professional development opportunities. The Public Works Department is supportive of employee development and advancement. We continually hire for these positions as our employees grow and advance within the division, department and across the organization. Work Schedule: Full Time 40 Hrs Week; Monday -Thursday 7:00 AM - 5:30 PM Benefits offered include: Health Insurance (choice of plans) Dental Insurance Vision Insurance Health Services Clinic available to employee and dependents during work hours Nationally recognized disease management programs 5% employer contribution to 401(k) ICMA 457voluntary Contributory retirement system (LGERS) 12 days paid vacation leave per year; increases with service to 20 days per year 12 days paid sick leave per year; increases with service to 15 days per year 11 paid holidays per year Employee Assistance Program Sick Leave Sharing Bank Medical and Dependent Care Reimbursement Plans Life Insurance Tuition Reimbursement Program Employee Discounts Additional Benefits Include: Uniforms provided at no cost to employee! Safety boot allowance (Twice per year)! On the job training; CDL licensure paid for by the COA Access to internal promotional opportunities Professional development opportunities Examples of Duties Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Operates a robotic camera to perform services ranging from locating Stormwater lines on plat maps and geographical information systems software, inspecting pipes and documenting system conditions, performing preventative maintenance on Stormwater system, performing confined space entry operations on occasion, and performing standard operations on various types and sizes of pipelines. Operates a roving camera from inside a customized truck with computer joystick to photograph the inside of stormwater lines at designated intervals to visually inspect them for structural defects and blockages Drives truck to haul crew and equipment to worksite. Services, adjusts, and makes repairs to camera, equipment, and attachments. Cleans equipment using appropriate materials. Provides routine preventive maintenance of equipment, which includes checking and filling fluid levels, and greasing as necessary. Operates a variety of heavy motorized equipment involved in the construction and maintenance of City grounds, facilities and infrastructure, including, but not limited to, heavy trucks, front end loaders, compactors, bulldozers, tampers, rollers, etc. Transports equipment from location to location. Performs routine preventive maintenance on equipment, such as checking and filling fluid levels and greasing as necessary. Inspects equipment daily and reports need for repairs. Trains less-experienced Motor Equipment Operators in operation of various types of equipment as workload and time permit. Performs a variety of manual or semi-skilled labor in conjunction with maintenance and construction projects. Performs related work as required. Supplemental Functions: Performs other similar duties as required. Qualifications Education/Experience: High school diploma or equivalency, with some relevant experience with operating motorized equipment; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job. 1 year stormwater construction experience preferred. Licensing and Certifications: Valid North Carolina Commercial Driver's License. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Knowledge: Advanced knowledge of procedures and practices to analyze and resolve unusual or difficult problems. Skills: Ability to read and understand basic workplace data, such as simple forms, tables, graphs, schedules, etc. Ability to conduct research of existing, internal policies and procedures Ability to think creatively in all areas for the purpose of increasing efficiency and effectiveness. Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written form. Ability to analyze situations to pinpoint problems and assist with solving problems or identifying sources of obstacles. Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships as required by work assignments. Ability to work independently with limited supervision. Ability to analyze and interpret policy and procedural guidelines and to apply this understanding to tasks. Ability to bring resources together to resolve a problem or provide a solution. Work Environment: Employee lifts/carries approximately 75 lbs frequently. Very heavy physical activity required, performing strenuous daily activities. Prolonged standing, over the head reaching and lifting, climbing, carrying weight for long distances, squatting, kneeling and crawling. Periodic shoveling requiring lifting from ground to waist to shoulder. Work exposes the employee to the usual hazards and working conditions associated with heavy equipment operation. Duties assigned to employees in this class may vary according to the needs the department assigned and/or allocation of equipment and workload. Work is performed under general supervision of a Labor Crew Supervisor, and is evaluated in terms of the care exercised in the operation of equipment and the completeness with which instructions are followed. The City of Asheville offers a comprehensive benefit package and other programs, resources, policies and practices that integrate work/life strategies. Our programs have been designed to provide a variety of choices to best fit your needs and the needs of your family. The City of Asheville provides eligible employees with access to a variety of benefit plans that promote health and wellness, in addition to helping you build financial resources for retirement. We offer the benefit plans you would expect from a leading employer-such as health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, retirement and a variety of other voluntary programs that can be valuable for your specific needs. Benefits offered include: Health Insurance (choice of several plans) with pharmacy card included Dental Insurance Vision Insurance Health Services Clinic available during work hours (no co-pay needed) Nationally recognized disease management programs 5% employer contribution to 401(k) ICMA 457 - voluntary Contributory retirement system (LGERS) 12 days vacation per year increasing with service to 20 days 12 days sick leave per year increasing with service to 15 days 11 paid holidays per year Employee Assistance Program Sick Leave Sharing Bank Medical and Dependent Care Reimbursement Plans Life Insurance (choice of several plans) Long Term Disability Tuition Reimbursement Program Employee Discounts College Savings Program (voluntary) Long-Term Care Insurance (voluntary) Cancer Insurance Plan (voluntary) 01 Did you graduate from high school or receive a GED or equivalent? Yes No 02 Do you have at least 1 year of experience in the operation of heavy motorized equipment? If yes, please describe. 03 Do you have possession of at least a Class "B" Commercial Driver's License issued by the State of North Carolina (or out-of-state with ability to obtain the same)? Yes No 04 Do you have at least ONE (1) year of construction experience? Yes No Required Question Agency City of Asheville Address City of Asheville PO Box 7148 Asheville, North Carolina, 28802. Phone 828-259-5690 - Apply Online! - EOE Website http://www.ashevillenc.gov/jobs
City of Asheville Asheville, NC, USA
Jul 14, 2017
The purpose of the position is to provide various facility services for the City. Work is repetitive in nature requiring efficient performance of simple and heavy-duty building cleaning and maintenance duties. Work is performed under general supervision and is reviewed through inspection of completed tasks. 7am to 10am 3-4 days per week (15-17 hours per week) This position is a temporary/seasonal position. This position will NOT be eligible for benefits, paid leave time (vacation, sick, holiday) nor participation in the retirement system. Examples of Duties Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Sweeps, mops, vacuums and/or buffs floor surfaces. Cleans restroom and kitchen areas and replenishes paper supplies and soap as necessary. Cleans windows, walls, woodwork and/or light fixtures. Empties trash receptacles. Dusts furniture and fixtures. Pick up recycling and set up for pick up weekly. Performs overall daily cleaning and maintenance of the inside and outside of assigned parks and recreation areas. Sets up facilities for special events by loading and unloading tables, chairs and performing additional duties as necessary. Provides customer service by answering questions and giving information and directions. Reports large facility maintenance issues to managers. Performs back up duties in the absence of other personnel. Supplemental Functions: Performs other similar duties as required. Qualifications Education/Experience: Basic knowledge of custodial responsibilities and customer service with some related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Knowledge: General knowledge of learned procedures, practices, routines to deal effectively with routine work. Working knowledge of cleaning procedures. Working knowledge of the layout of assigned buildings and facilities. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions. Ability to perform medium to heavy physical work. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships as necessitated by work assignments. Skills: Ability to read and understand basic workplace data, such as simple forms, tables, graphs, schedules, etc. Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written form. Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships as required by work assignments. Ability to work independently with limited supervision. Ability to analyze and interpret policy and procedural guidelines and to apply this understanding to tasks. Ability to bring resources together to resolve a problem or provide a solution. The City of Asheville offers a comprehensive benefit package and other programs, resources, policies and practices that integrate work/life strategies. Our programs have been designed to provide a variety of choices to best fit your needs and the needs of your family. The City of Asheville provides eligible employees with access to a variety of benefit plans that promote health and wellness, in addition to helping you build financial resources for retirement. We offer the benefit plans you would expect from a leading employer-such as health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, retirement and a variety of other voluntary programs that can be valuable for your specific needs. Benefits offered include: Health Insurance (choice of several plans) with pharmacy card included Dental Insurance Vision Insurance Health Services Clinic available during work hours (no co-pay needed) Nationally recognized disease management programs 5% employer contribution to 401(k) ICMA 457 - voluntary Contributory retirement system (LGERS) 12 days vacation per year increasing with service to 20 days 12 days sick leave per year increasing with service to 15 days 11 paid holidays per year Employee Assistance Program Sick Leave Sharing Bank Medical and Dependent Care Reimbursement Plans Life Insurance (choice of several plans) Long Term Disability Tuition Reimbursement Program Employee Discounts College Savings Program (voluntary) Long-Term Care Insurance (voluntary) Cancer Insurance Plan (voluntary) 01 Do you have some experience in custodial work? If yes, please explain. 02 Do you have some experience in customer service? If yes, please explain. Required Question Agency City of Asheville Address City of Asheville PO Box 7148 Asheville, North Carolina, 28802. Phone 828-259-5690 - Apply Online! - EOE Website http://www.ashevillenc.gov/jobs
City of Asheville Asheville, NC, USA
Jun 20, 2017
The City of Asheville is excited to currently recruit for one (1) full-time/non-exempt Laborer I position within the Department of Public Works in the Sanitation Division. The purpose of this position is to perform as a skilled or unskilled laborer on a rear packer collecting trash, brush and other items. Work Schedule: Monday - Thursday: 7:00 AM - 5:30 PM (40 hours per week/Non-Exempt) City of Asheville Benefits Package Includes: Health Insurance (choice of plans) Dental Insurance Vision Insurance Health Services Clinic available to employee and dependents during work hours Nationally recognized disease management programs 5% employer contribution to 401(k) ICMA 457voluntary Contributory retirement system (LGERS) 12 days paid vacation leave per year; increases with service to 20 days per year 12 days paid sick leave per year; increases with service to 15 days per year 11 paid holidays per year Employee Assistance Program Sick Leave Sharing Bank Medical and Dependent Care Reimbursement Plans Life Insurance Tuition Reimbursement Program Employee Discounts Additional Benefits: Relocation Assistance (Negotiable) Uniforms provided at no cost to employee! Access to internal promotional opportunities Professional development opportunities Examples of Duties Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Picks up municipal solid waste, brush and various other items. Loads and unloads material on and off of trucks. Maintains activity logs. Provides event support setting up tables, chairs and/or tents. Provides weather related maintenance. Performs assigned duties as needed for snow removal operations, and sidewalk cleaning. Supplemental Functions: Performs other similar duties as required. Qualifications Education/Experience: Work requires the ability to read and understand written instructions, to understand simple processes and the routine operation of machines; level of knowledge is equivalent to less than high school or equivalency; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job. Licensing & Certifications: Blood Borne Pathogen Training (or able to obtain through the City of Asheville after hire). Valid driver's license Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Knowledge: General knowledge of learned procedures, practices, routines to deal effectively with routine work. Skills: Ability to read and understand basic workplace data, such as simple forms, tables, graphs, schedules, etc. Ability to conduct basic research of existing, internal policies and procedures. Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written form. Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships as required by work assignments. Ability to work independently with limited supervision. Ability to analyze and interpret policy and procedural guidelines and to apply this understanding to tasks. Ability to bring resources together to resolve a problem or provide a solution. Ability to lift heavy loads repeatedly. The City of Asheville offers a comprehensive benefit package and other programs, resources, policies and practices that integrate work/life strategies. Our programs have been designed to provide a variety of choices to best fit your needs and the needs of your family. The City of Asheville provides eligible employees with access to a variety of benefit plans that promote health and wellness, in addition to helping you build financial resources for retirement. We offer the benefit plans you would expect from a leading employer-such as health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, retirement and a variety of other voluntary programs that can be valuable for your specific needs. Benefits offered include: Health Insurance (choice of several plans) with pharmacy card included Dental Insurance Vision Insurance Health Services Clinic available during work hours (no co-pay needed) Nationally recognized disease management programs 5% employer contribution to 401(k) ICMA 457 - voluntary Contributory retirement system (LGERS) 12 days vacation per year increasing with service to 20 days 12 days sick leave per year increasing with service to 15 days 11 paid holidays per year Employee Assistance Program Sick Leave Sharing Bank Medical and Dependent Care Reimbursement Plans Life Insurance (choice of several plans) Long Term Disability Tuition Reimbursement Program Employee Discounts College Savings Program (voluntary) Long-Term Care Insurance (voluntary) Cancer Insurance Plan (voluntary) Agency City of Asheville Address City of Asheville PO Box 7148 Asheville, North Carolina, 28802. Phone 828-259-5690 - Apply Online! - EOE Website http://www.ashevillenc.gov/jobs