City of Asheville

  • Asheville, NC, United States

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City of Asheville Asheville, NC, USA
Apr 29, 2017
The City of Asheville is currently recruiting for an Unpaid Photography Internship within the the Communications and Public Engagement Division. The internship will last one semester and is open to current students in high school or college studying photography, communication and/or journalism. Interns are expected to work two four-hour days each week. Interns must have experience taking portrait, landscape and action photographs; and must provide their own digital camera. As this is a competitive process, we encourage candidates to submit a portfolio of their work within their application. Job Posting is Open Till Filled. Application Review will begin on May 15, 2017. Examples of Duties The Selected intern will be given a weekly list of shots to take and file. This list will include very specific shots as well as general concepts with creative license given to the intern. Will create a photograph filing system, and be asked to make suggestions regarding additional photography needs to improve the existing collection of photographs. Qualifications Unpaid Internship: Currently enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student in a degree-seeking program at an accredited institution and receiving course credit hours for the internship experience during the semester of placement. All photographs will remain the property of the intern but the City of Asheville will be granted permission to use and/or edit the photographs as long as credit goes to the intern. 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
Apr 27, 2017
The City of Asheville is excited to currently recruit for three (3) full-time/non-exempt Laborer I positions 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). 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
City of Asheville Asheville, NC, USA
Apr 27, 2017
The City of Asheville is excited to recruit for a full-time Tradesworker position within the Water Resources Department. The main responsibilities include assisting other staff with preventative maintenance HVAC, electrical and plumbing failures; repairing leaks and drain issues; evaluating the need for repair or replacement systems and devices; answering customer and employee complaints to determine necessary repairs or services needed to correct the situation; operating truck, power tools - and various maintenance devices; processing work orders and purchase parts needed for repairs; assisting in maintenance of heating and Air Conditioning systems. Full-Time/Non-Exempt Position Work Schedule: Monday - Friday (10 hour flex shifts) 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 Assists with preventative maintenance and troubleshooting all HVAC, electrical and plumbing failures. Repairs roof leaks and drainage issues. Evaluates the need for repair or replacement systems and devices. Operates trucks, construction equipment, power tools and various maintenance devices. Assists in maintenance of heating, replacing switches and valves in section of lines. Maintain and repair City facilities sites of Pumps & Reservoir within Water Production and all three Water Treatment Plants.Process work orders, general repairs, painting, use of power tools and various maintenance devices. Answers and evaluates customer and employee complaints to determine necessary repairs or services needed to correct the situation. Performs customer relation's duties by handling issues promptly and courteously. Operates trucks, construction equipment, power tools and various maintenance devices. Processes work orders and purchases parts and materials. Performs general carpentry work assisting in the construction, repair or alteration of floors, walls, roofs, stairways, partitions, doors, windows, screens and various other wooden articles; hangs, plasters and finishes drywall. Performs general painting work, which includes preparing surfaces and applying paint or stain. Performs general plumbing work to assist in installing fixtures, repairing leaks, and replacing valves and faulty fittings or sections in lines. Assists in the maintenance of various electrical systems, including replacing faulty switches, sockets, plugs, fuses, and insulators. Assists in maintenance of heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems, including changing filters, installing duct work and chassis parts, wrapping pipes in insulation, etc. Performs various custodial duties, such as cleaning bathrooms, mopping and sweeping floors, stripping and buffing floors, changing light bulbs, and emptying trash receptacles. Supplemental Functions: Performs other similar duties as required. Qualifications Education/Experience: High school diploma or equivalency, with some related building repair and maintenance 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 Class Driver's License. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Knowledge: Basic knowledge of principles and terminology for the field can be learned on the job. 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 compile data into a formal report or recommendation shared with others and often verbally presented. 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 develop and maintain effective working relationships as required by work assignments. Ability to work independently with limited supervision. 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) 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
Apr 18, 2017
The City of Asheville is currently looking for a Meter Services/Water Maintenance Worker II position within the Department of Water Resources. The purpose of this position is to perform a variety of highly skilled work and supervision of a Water Maintenance field crew that is responsible for the maintenance, installation and repairs of City water lines and fixtures. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM Examples of Duties Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Provides direction and support as a working crew leader performing maintenance, installation and repairs for City water lines and fixtures. Trains employees in the day-to-day operations and maintenance of the water system. Installs traffic safety devices and enforces all safety practices and procedures of the Water Resources Department to ensure safety to themselves and the work crew. Ensures adherence to all OSHA, NCDOT and other state regulated safety functions. Removes debris unsuitable for backfill from site, using dump trucks, front-end loaders and related equipment. Operates motorized equipment in the construction, installation and repair of water mains, pumps, valves, hydrants, meters and other associated fixtures. Maintains, repairs and installs water taps, water mains, water valves, fire hydrants, water meters and other water infrastructure related fixtures. Assists in placing pipes and fittings into excavated ditches and boring under roads to install pipes. Installs meter boxes, valve vaults or manholes. Directs and participates in maintenance and repair of tools and equipment and in a work crew digging and backfilling trenches, constructing, installing or removing water pipes and fixtures. Directs and participates in backfilling and leveling ditches and excavations. Grades and repairs roads affected by fixture installation and repair work. Maintains and restores landscaping using hand tools or small equipment. Estimates time and materials needed in completing work orders and projects. Ensures proper allocation of small equipment, tools, supplies and materials to complete assigned work. Verifies location and layouts of City water distribution lines and fixtures using the Water Resources geographical information system (GIS). Ensures that location corrections are performed with assistance from mapping personnel and/or the GIS analyst. Prepares and maintains records of daily work crew activities. Supplemental Functions: Performs other similar duties as required. Qualifications Education/Experience: Work requires knowledge necessary to understand basic operational, technical, or office processes; level of knowledge equivalent to four years of high school or equivalency, with one (1) to three (3) years of water distribution and general field construction operations 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 Required. Valid North Carolina Commercial Driver's License Required. Class C Water Distribution Certification Required. CPR/First Aid certification (ability to obtain within one year of hire) Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Knowledge: Advanced knowledge of procedures and practices to analyze and resolve unusual or difficult problems. Skills: Ability to read, summarize and compare general workplace data and graphics, such as flow charts, maps, tables, etc. Ability to conduct basic research of existing organizational policies and procedures. 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) 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
Apr 18, 2017
The City of Asheville is seeking a full-time, non-exempt Assistant Food and Beverage Manager to join the U.S. Cellular Center team. The Food & Beverage division of the U.S. Cellular Center collects, on average $1,000,000 in gross sales revenue annually. The purpose of this position is to perform administrative and supervisory work in overseeing operations of the U.S. Cellular Center food & beverage services. Assists the Food and Beverage Manager with all functions of concession operations. Position is open until filled. Application review will begin on May 15, 2017. Must be willing to work event schedules including nights, weekends and holidays as needed. Examples of Duties Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Supervises part time concessions supervisors, runners,a banquet servers, and stand staffs. Recruits, trains and supervises volunteer groups. Ensures operations are performed in accordance with federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Oversees equipment inventory and maintenance. Opens and closes concession stands, bars and portable sale location on event dates. Works with Health Department for inspections. Prepares and maintains par-level inventory of food, beverages and supplies. Oversees merchandise sales for events, collects monies, prepares and delivers bank deposits, prepares invoices for payment and reconciles checking account. Oversees proper cash handling procedures. Oversees stock room and warehouse organization and security. Prepares and updates manual and digital menu boards as necessary. Supplemental Functions: Performs other similar duties as required. Qualifications Education/Experience: Associate's degree in hospitality, food services or a related field, with one (1) to three (3) years of food service or hospitality experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job. Licensing and Certifications: ServSafe Certification. Tips/Alcohol Training. Please note: Licensing and Certifications must be obtained with in 6 months of employment. 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 compile data into a formal report or recommendation shared with others and often verbally presented. 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 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 Do you have experience managing concessions at large events including alcohol sales? Yes No 02 Do you have experience in concessions and/or catering? If so, please briefly 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
Apr 11, 2017
JOB PURPOSE: The City of Asheville is currently looking to hire a Water Meter Technician for the Water Department. The purpose of this position is to perform semi-skilled, technical work installing and repairing City utility meters. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM Examples of Duties EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Tests a variety of City utility water meters including residential, commercial, and irrigation accounts for accuracy. Exchanges or repairs defective meters, meter boxes, and automated meter-reading devices. Repairs leaks that are City responsibility inside the meter service. Ensures hazard gas monitors used in entering meter vaults and pits are working effectively and properly for presence of lethal atmospheric gases. Installs new meters and automated meter reading devices; cuts and prepares pipe as needed. Identifies problems pertaining to backflow devices and report to the proper personnel. Turns meters off and on as needed; locks meters and/or removes meters for non-payment. Prepares work orders on laptops for all field work executed, including tracking hours and duties Supplemental Functions: Performs other similar duties as required. Qualifications QUALIFICATIONS: Education/Experience: High school diploma or equivalency, with one (1) to three (3) years of 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 Commercial Driver's License. North Carolina Water Works Association Meter Technician Certificate required within 18 months of hire Knowledge, Skills & Abilities 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 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. 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) 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
Apr 07, 2017
The City of Asheville is excited to hire a Solid Waste Division Manager for Public Works Department. This position is a full-time exempt position within the Sanitation Division. The purpose of this position is to perform administrative and supervisory functions in the coordination of the City's solid waste management and recycling programs. The ideal candidate for this position will have at least 7+ years experience in solid waste management as well as recycling and composting. A Bachelor's degree in Waste Management, Environmental Science, Civil Engineering and/or Business is highly preferred. Additionally, they will have experience in route optimization/maximization, GIS, asset management, sustainability business practices, have excellent communication skills and supervisory experience. Experience in municipal and the private sector industries are preferred as well. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday; 37.5 hours per week 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 This position is open until filled with the initial review of resumes beginning April 27, 2017. Examples of Duties Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Coordinates staff, equipment and daily collections by prioritizing collections via software systems and ensuring proper teamwork and efficiency in collection of trash, brush, leaves and bulky items. Prepares divisional and department staff reports by researching current trends in trash collection systems and diversion methods, analyzing COA operations with public sector and generating a variety of reports. Manages staff by coordinating safety training, implementing and applying code enforcement for Solid Waste Ordinance, conducting and reviewing staff evaluations and overseeing staff disciplinary issues. Oversees divisional budget by analyzing trends, preparing budget, monitoring revenue and expenses and approving expenditures. Provides customer service by responding to inquiries or issues from City employees and residents regarding solid waste disposal. Develops and implements long and short term goals for the division by maintaining knowledge of trends and developments in solid waste management, attending meetings and conferences for information and professional development and coordinating and facilitating meetings with subordinate employees. Negotiates and administers contracts and oversees recycling contract. Manages projects by reviewing project progression, identifying problems and solutions and communicating with departments and customers. Identifies processes in need of improvement and/or clarification and provides written standard operating procedures. Supplemental Functions: Performs other similar duties as required. Qualifications Education/Experience Requirements: Bachelor's degree in Waste Management, Environmental Science, Civil Engineering, Business Administration or related degree; and 7+ years' experience direct and related experience to the posted position required. Associates degree in Waste Management, Environmental Science, Civil Engineering, Business Administration or related degree; and 10+ years' experience direct and related experience to the posted position required. High School Diploma or equivalent and 15+ years' experience direct and related experience to the posted position required. Licensing and Certifications: Solid Waste Certified Professional (SWANA) preferred. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Knowledge: Comprehensive understanding of the field and application of advanced principles, techniques and theory. Skills: Ability to process and use complicated workplace data and graphics; summarize, compare and identify trends between and among detailed forms, tables, graphs, diagrams, maps, etc. Ability to conduct comprehensive research on organizational polices and procedures, best practices and innovative techniques. Ability to compile data into a formal report or recommendation shared with others and often verbally presented. Ability to think creatively for the primary purpose of increasing efficiency and effectiveness. 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 Please briefly describe your experience in Solid Waste Management? Why are you the best candidate for the position? 02 Please indicate if you hold a Bachelor's degree, Associate's degree and/or a High School Diploma. Please include type of degree and # of years experience you have working in Solid Waste Management. 03 Do you have experience in route optimization and maximization? Yes No 04 Do you hold any professional certifications? If so, please list. 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
Apr 06, 2017
The City of Asheville is looking for two Seasonal/Temporary Laborers (Ball Field Crew) within the Parks and Recreation Department. The purpose of this position is to perform as a skilled or unskilled laborer working on the ball fields. Work Schedule: Friday 6:00 AM to 4:30 PM (hours are flexible this day). Saturday & Sunday 6 AM to 11:00 AM mandatory. 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: Operates power an assortment of tools, hand and power, used in landscaping and mowing activities. Would be required to operate a small motorized machine for dragging of our infields also operate a City Pickup truck pulling a small tag along trailer to various ball field locations. Also, lining and marking of playing lines and weed removal. Operates Z Trak mowers and string trimmers to cut and trim lawns and other grassed areas; pulls weeds from flower beds and other landscaped areas. Mows and drags athletic fields and applies lime to mark boundaries. Picks up debris and refuse. Loads and unloads material on and off of trucks. Maintains activity logs. Provides weather related maintenance. 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. Possession of an active driver's license required. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities • Skilled in providing excellent customer service. • Skilled in the operation of a variety of landscaping and mowing motorized equipment. • Attention to detail while performing daily field grooming and maintenance of grooming equipment. • Capable of working outside in all types of weather, for prolonged periods of time and in dusty conditions. • Basic knowledge of record keeping and daily activity logs. • Ability to communicate effectively in writing and verbally. • Suited to working independently and with limited supervision. • Knowledgeable in the use of basic hand tools and small power tools. 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
Apr 06, 2017
The City of Asheville is looking for Laborers (Landscaping and Mowing) within the Parks and Recreation Department. The purpose of this position is to perform as a skilled or unskilled laborer on a landscape or mowing crew. Work Schedule: Monday to Thursday 7am to 5:30 pm. Monday to Friday 7am to 3:30 pm 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: Operates power an assortment of tools, hand and power, used in landscaping and mowing activities. Operates Z Trak mowers and string trimmers to cut and trim lawns and other grassed areas; pulls weeds from flower beds and other landscaped areas. Mows and drags athletic fields and applies lime to mark boundaries. Picks up debris and refuse. Loads and unloads material on and off of trucks. Maintains activity logs. Provides weather related maintenance. 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. Possession of an active driver's license required. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Skilled in providing excellent customer service. Skilled in the operation of a variety of landscaping and mowing motorized equipment. Attention to detail while performing daily field grooming and maintenance of grooming equipment. Capable of working outside in all types of weather, for prolonged periods of time and in dusty conditions. Basic knowledge of record keeping and daily activity logs. Ability to communicate effectively in writing and verbally. Suited to working independently and with limited supervision. Knowledgeable in the use of basic hand tools and small power tools. 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 valid driver's license? 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
Mar 30, 2017
The City of Asheville is currently looking for a full-time Building Maintenance Technician. The purpose of this position is to maintain and repair City facilities. Performs routine and special tasks to ensure the safety and well being of building occupants. Troubleshoots and repairs all areas of the building including the mechanical, electrical, plumbing and HVAC systems. Full-Time, Non-Exempt Positions, 40 hours per week Work Schedule: Hours may vary depending on events Examples of Duties Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Installs, performs preventative maintenance and troubleshoots all HVAC, electrical and plumbing failures. Repairs roof leaks and drainage issues. Evaluates the need for repair or replacement systems and devices. Evaluates and researches technical data to determine the cause and necessity of repairs. Interprets plumbing and electrical diagrams. Tests and traces circuits and wiring. Reviews plans for construction at water production facilities. Repairs pumps and pressure reducing valves. Monitors pumps and tanks within the distribution system. Provides preventive maintenance of emergency generators. Routinely starts and visually checks back-up generators to ensure readiness in the event of an emergency. Installs and programs sophisticated electrical and digital control systems. Operates and uses computers for daily performance of skilled trade duties. Sets up events, handles vendors and makes sure promoters have what they need. Turns on and monitors air conditioning or heating depending on events and buildings used. Answers and evaluates customer and employee complaints to determine necessary repairs or services needed to correct the situation. Performs customer relation's duties by handling issues promptly and courteously. Operates trucks, construction equipment, power tools and various maintenance devices. Processes work orders and purchases parts and materials. Performs locksmith duties. Trains subordinates in skills to assist and complete various installations and repairs. Supplemental Functions: Performs other similar duties as required. Qualifications Education/Experience: High school diploma or equivalency with one (1) to three (3) years of related building repair and maintenance experience, working on large scale, complex projects; 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. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Knowledge: Comprehensive understanding of the field and application of advanced principles, techniques and theory. 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 read and understand basic workplace data, such as simple forms, tables, graphs, schedules, etc. Ability to conduct advanced research on organizational policies and procedures, best practices and innovative techniques. Ability to compile data into a formal report or recommendation shared with others and often verbally presented. 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 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 Do you possess a High School diploma or equivalency? Yes No 02 Do you have between 1-3 years' of related building repair and maintenance experience, working on large scale, complex projects? 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
Mar 30, 2017
The City of Asheville Public Works Department is currently looking to hire a full-time, non-exempt Senior Office Assistant within the Sanitation Division. The purpose of this position is to perform clerical, administrative, customer service, and public contact duties to assist a department manager and the assigned department or divisions. Work Schedule: Monday - Thursday 7:00 AM - 5:30 PM Examples of Duties Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Receives telephone calls and visitors and gives out information regarding department activities and programs. Refers calls or visitors to appropriate City officials. Prepares correspondence, statistical and narrative reports, manuscripts, schedules, news releases, work orders, forms and logs. Uses of a variety of complicated formats. Chooses or develops formats for reports, forms and other documents. Proofreads material prepared by others. Assumes responsibility for accuracy of spelling, punctuation, format and grammar. Utilizes computerized data entry equipment and various word processing, spreadsheet, file maintenance, and database programs to enter, store and retrieve information as requested or otherwise necessary. Maintains and processes payroll records; processes reimbursement vouchers, check orders, and/or checks. Transfers payments for dues and to pension funds from employee payroll and maintains roster. Coordinates meetings and establishes appointments on behalf of supervisory personnel; advises supervisor of upcoming appointments, deadlines and events. Makes reservations and processes travel forms. Attends meetings to take notes or record proceedings and prepares, distributes and files meeting minutes. Maintains contact with personnel regarding office activities and deadlines. Notifies outside agencies of activities as necessary. Updates UDO ordinance books. Assists trucks with route information. Logs and processes citations and subpoenas. Administers ride along program. Establishes and maintains a variety of files. Processes outgoing mail; sorts and distributes incoming mail. Maintains office supply inventories. Supplemental Functions: Performs other similar duties as required. Qualifications Education/Experience: High school diploma or equivalency, with one (1) to three (3) years of secretarial experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Knowledge: Advanced knowledge of procedures and practices to analyze and resolve unusual or difficult problems. General knowledge of office management and office procedures 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 compile data into a formal report or recommendation shared with others and often verbally presented. 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 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 Do you have a high school diploma or GED? Yes No 02 Do you have at least one year of experience working in an office environment that is customer service oriented? 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
Mar 29, 2017
The City of Asheville is seeking a temp/seasonal Laborer to join the Public Works Sanitation team. The purpose of this position is to perform as a laborer on the sanitation crew collecting trash and brush for the citizen's of the City of Asheville. Full Time 40 Hrs Week; Monday -Thursday 7 am-5:30 pm 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: Performs brush collection as primary function of the Laborer in Sanitation position. Performs routine preventive maintenance on equipment, such as checking and filling fluid levels, greasing joints, etc.; fuels equipment. Performs events set-up and break-down functions. Inspects equipment daily and reports need for repairs; assists in repair work. Utilizes hand tools to cut brush, trees and grass along roadsides. Picks up debris and refuse at roadsides. Loads and unloads materials on and off of trucks. Directs traffic at construction and/or maintenance sites. Positions signs, marking cones, flags, etc., to identify work areas. Provides weather related maintenance. Supplemental Functions: In the Sanitation Division, operates compactors, as needed. May complete logs and/or forms. Performs related work 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 a high school diploma or equivalency; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job. 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. Able to repetitively lift heavy loads. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Knowledge: General knowledge of learned procedures, practices, routines to deal effectively with routine work. Working knowledge of the functions and activities of assigned maintenance and/or construction crews. Working knowledge of the occupational hazards and the proper safety precautions involved in public works maintenance and construction activities. Some knowledge of the standard methods, materials and equipment employed in basic construction and maintenance operations, including grounds maintenance work. Skills: Ability to use and care for a variety of hand tools. Ability to follow oral instructions. Ability to learn and follow routine procedures. Ability to perform strenuous work under varying weather conditions. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships as necessitated by work assignments. Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships as required 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) 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
Mar 23, 2017
The City of Asheville is currently looking for a Part-Time, Temporary/Seasonal Human Resources Generalist - Recruitment position within the Human Resources Department. This position will have a primary focus in the area of recruitment and selection. Responsibilities include reviewing of employment applications, participating on interview panels, administering written assessments, and assisting with recruitment related events such as job and hiring fairs. An employee in this class performs a variety of administrative and technical duties to support the various functions of the position. In this position, the HR Generalist will report directly to the HR Consultant-Recruiter. Considerable tact and courtesy is required due to frequent contact with the general public, other governmental agencies, and City employees. Work assignments are performed in accordance with established procedures, but require independent judgment, discretion and confidentiality in completing assignments and dealing with other employees and the general public. Work is performed under general supervision of the Human Resources Consultant/Recruiter and is reviewed through observation and review of work completed. Work Schedule: Number of hours for this position will be dependent on the needs of the department but they will typically be between 20-25 hours per week. This position is classified as a temporary/seasonal position working part-time hours. This position will NOT be eligible for benefits, paid leave time (vacation, sick, holiday) nor participation in the retirement system. Examples of Duties Supports and assists the various Human Resources divisions with a focus on recruitment related special projects and/or routine tasks as needed. Serves as a resource to department managers and HR Liaisons by interpreting policies and procedures, providing information regarding the various divisions of the Human Resources department and training on various processes within the HR function. Assists the Recruiter with posting jobs on a variety of job boards, professional association websites, and recruiting outlets in order to ensure a qualified and diverse applicant pool. Utilizes NEOGOV software to review applications, assist applicants and hiring managers in the hiring process. Assists with scheduling and participating in the interview and selection process which includes logistical support in assessment centers and serving as an interview panel member for a variety of positions. Participates in events such as job fairs and other relevant recruitment and talent management initiatives. Assists with the initial reviews and screening of employment applications. Provides support in reviewing statistical information in preparing reports, and charts and graphs on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis with a focus on recruitment related statistics. Operates computer software including Microsoft products, Munis, NEOGOV and other office equipment. Receives telephone calls and visitors; explains departmental policies and gives out information regarding area of activity or program according to related laws and policies. Supplemental Functions: Performs other similar duties as required. Qualifications Associate's Degree in Human Resources or a related field required; Bachelor's Degree preferred and 3-5 years of related experience or equivalent combination of experience. Experience in recruitment in a government/municipal agency is highly preferred. Experience with NeoGov is highly preferred. Experience using Google Docs is highly preferred. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Considerable knowledge of modern office practices, procedures, systems, and equipment. Considerable knowledge of software used to process personnel transactions. Considerable knowledge of state and City regulations, policies and procedures concerning Human Resources. Ability to exercise discretion and confidentiality in handling applicant and personnel records. Ability to research, analyze and record information. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions. Ability to maintain records and to compile reports from these records. Ability to use computer-driven word processing and spreadsheet programs. Ability to type with accuracy at a moderate rate of speed. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships as necessitated by work assignments. Ability to deal with customers in a tactful and effective manner. Ability to function as a team player in a work group. Ability to maintain strict confidentiality and exercise discretion and sound decision making when handling sensitive documents. Ability to work independently with limited supervision. 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 is your preferred work schedule and number of hours/days per week that you would be available? 02 Briefly describe your experience in recruitment and selection? 03 Please briefly describe why you feel you are the best qualified for this role? 04 Do you possess an Associates Degree and/or Bachelor's degree in Human Resources? Yes No 05 Do you have experience with NeoGov? 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
Mar 22, 2017
Begin your career in public service with the City of Asheville's Public Works Department! The City of Asheville is seeking full-time Equipment Operators to join the Sanitation 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 variety of heavy motorized equipment involved in the sanitation industry to include automated side loader refuse, rear packer trash collection truck, knuclebooms and other various equipment as needed, etc. Drives trucks along specified routes to collect and transport refuse and debris; drives trucks as needed in various capacities as needed in the Public Works Department 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; assists in repair work. Performs a variety of manual or semi-skilled labor when needed for the Sanitation Division and Public Works Department. Additional Job Functions: Trains less-experienced Motor Equipment Operators in operation of various types of equipment as workload and time permit. Performs all positional work functions in the Sanitation Division as needed. Performs related work 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. Licensing and Certifications: Class B CDL License by State of North Carolina or ability to obtain license within three months of hire date. Prefer experience driving a rear packer or solid waste collection trucks. Ability to lift heavy loads. Ability to learn routes and navigate in the City of Asheville. Must successfully complete a physical per the Federal Motor Carrier Administration Medical Exam for Fitness Determination which includes a hearing test. A position requiring a CDL license also requires a separate urine drug screen through the National Transportation Association in addition to the new employee drug screen. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Knowledge: Knowledge of the operation and minor maintenance of motorized equipment with an emphasis on Sanitation Division equipment. Working knowledge of the occupational hazards related to the job, and the proper safety precautions and equipment used in the safe performance of job duties. Working knowledge, in some job assignments, of the practices and procedures involved in tree maintenance and removal, and pest management Skills: Ability to use of multiple types of motorized heavy equipment. Ability to use a variety of power and hand tools as needed. Ability to make minor repairs and operating adjustments to assigned equipment with an emphasis on Sanitation Division equipment. Ability to follow oral instructions. Ability to instruct less-experienced personnel in operation of heavy motorized equipment with an emphasis on Sanitation Division equipment. Ability to work effectively under arduous or unpleasant working conditions 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 Did you graduate from high school or receive a GED? Yes No 02 Do you have some experience in the operation of 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 experience driving a rear packer or solid waste collection truck? If yes, please describe. (Note: preferred requirement) 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
Mar 16, 2017
The City of Asheville is currently looking for several full-time, non-exempt Water Maintenance Worker Trainee positions with the Water Department. The purpose of this position is to provide a variety of responsible unskilled, semi-skilled, and skilled work in maintenance and construction of water lines and fixtures, and asphalt and concrete repairs for the City's Water Resources Department. Non-Exempt, Full-Time, 40 Hours Per Week Position Work Schedule: Monday - Friday: 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM Total # of Positions: 5 Examples of Duties Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Prepares and transports materials and equipment to job site in and removes debris unsuitable for backfill from site using dump trucks, front-end loaders, and related equipment. Performs maintenance and repair of tools and equipment. Participates in a work crew in digging and backfilling trenches, installing or removing water pipes and fixtures, and installing traffic safety devices. Operates motorized equipment within knowledge, skills and abilities of this classification in the installation and repair of water mains, water lines, pumps, valve boxes, hydrants and associated fixtures. Flags traffic as required when job site is in a major road or dangerous road/curve. Works on a crew installing or removing of water taps and mains, water valve boxes, hydrants and associated fixtures; assists in repairing and replacing such fixtures; places pipes and fittings into excavated ditches; works on a crew that bores under roads to install pipes; installs meter boxes valve vaults or manholes. Must display initiative and ability to perform hard manual labor in all weather conditions, ability to lift up to 100 lbs,and use a shovel for extended periods of time. Supplemental Functions: Performs other similar duties as required. Qualifications Education/Experience: High school diploma or equivalency required with some experience involving interaction with the general public. Licensing and Certifications: Must have a current NC Driver's License. Must obtain Class A CDL NC Driver License within 6 months. Must obtain Class D Water Distribution Certification within 2 years of hire date. 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 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. Ability to become knowledgeable of parts and tools required to perform maintenance and repairs on the water main system. Ability to follow safety guidelines, policies and procedures that are mandated by OSHA and the City of Asheville. 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 have a high school diploma or equivalent? Yes No 02 Do you have a valid driver's license or the ability to obtain one within 3 months? 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
Mar 15, 2017
The City of Asheville invites you to apply to be a part of the 2017 Parks & Recreation department summer pool staff. A Pool Manager is responsible for the overall management and supervision of pool operations, staff and activities. Work includes maintenance of the pools, equipment and facilities; planning pool activities; training and supervising staff; administering pool operations; enforcing rules and regulations pertaining to the protection of facilities, equipment and patrons. Work is performed in accordance with established policies and regulations under general supervision of a Recreation Center Director III and is evaluated through conferences in terms of the effectiveness and efficiency of programs and activities as well as public approval. Responsible for overall safety at the pool, as well as, managing staff, schedules, facility, and pool maintenance. Prepare pool for opening and closing season. Ensure competency of all lifeguards and staff in performing water and rescue and monitoring all safety in and around pool area. Working knowledge of pool filters. Hours Varies - some days, evenings, weekends Desired Start Date: May 10, 2017 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 Maintains pool equipment and facilities; vacuums and cleans pools, backwashes filter, tests and adjusts water chlorination, checks pool filtration and plumbing equipment, and makes minor repairs or calls for service. Responsible for overall safety at the pool, as well as, managing staff, schedules, facility & pool maintenance. Prepares pool for opening and closing season. Ensures competency of all lifeguards, and staff in performing water rescue and monitoring all safety in and around pool area. Working knowledge of pool filters. Plans and organizes pool activities including swimming lessons, swim teams, scuba classes, etc. Assists in the development of in-service training programs for staff. Establishes or assists in establishing emergency procedures. Assists in developing pool rules and regulations. Maintains records and prepares reports. Resolves employee and patron disciplinary problems. Hires, instructs and supervises lifeguards; evaluates performance. Supervises cashier and collection activities. Registers swimmers for classes. Maintains material and chemical supply records. Maintains time and attendance reports; prepares routine payroll records for pool personnel. ADDITIONAL JOB FUNCTIONS Performs related work as required. Qualifications Graduation from high school, and 1 to 2 years of experience in pool management/operations, including some supervisory experience; and/or any equivalent combination of training and experience required to perform essential position functions. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS Must be certified as a Red Cross Lifeguard, Water Safety Instructor. Must be certified in Red Cross CPR and First Aid. Pool Operation Certification Preferred. Working knowledge of swimming pool filters, plumbing, and mechanical operations. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Thorough knowledge of community swimming pool operations including safety practices and procedures, pool maintenance, lifeguarding functions and general facility maintenance. Thorough knowledge of first-aid practices related to water sports and activities. Thorough knowledge of the City, departmental and divisional rules, regulations, policies and procedures. Knowledge of the principles and techniques of recreation. Knowledge of the principles and practices of supervision. Ability to train subordinates in proper lifeguarding techniques and methods. Ability to enforce safety rules and regulations, and maintain discipline. Ability to supervise the work of subordinates. Ability to prepare and maintain records. Ability to perform water rescue functions. Ability to perform some minor maintenance and repair of equipment and facilities. Ability to develop and maintain effective relationships with co-workers and activity participants. 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 pool management/operations, including some supervisory experience? If yes, please describe. 03 Are you certified as a Red Cross Lifeguard, Water Safety Instructor? If you are currently enrolled in the course please list your anticipated date of completion. 04 Are you certified in Red Cross CPR and First Aid? If you are currently enrolled in the course please list your anticipated date of completion. 05 Do you have certification in pool operation (preferred requirement)? 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
Mar 15, 2017
The City of Asheville invites you to apply to be a part of the 2017 Parks & Recreation department summer pool staff. A Pool Manager - Aquatics Assistant is responsible for the overall management and supervision of pool operations, staff and activities. Work includes maintenance of the pools, equipment and facilities; planning pool activities; training and supervising staff; administering pool operations; enforcing rules and regulations pertaining to the protection of facilities, equipment and patrons. Work is performed in accordance with established policies and regulations under general supervision of a Recreation Center Director III and is evaluated through conferences in terms of the effectiveness and efficiency of programs and activities as well as public approval. Responsible for overall safety at the pool, as well as, managing staff, schedules, facility, and pool maintenance. Prepare pool for opening and closing season. Ensure competency of all lifeguards and staff in performing water and rescue and monitoring all safety in and around pool area. Working knowledge of pool filters. Hours Varies - some days, evenings, weekends Desired Start Date: April 3, 2017 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 Maintains pool equipment and facilities; vacuums and cleans pools, backwashes filter, tests and adjusts water chlorination, checks pool filtration and plumbing equipment, and makes minor repairs or calls for service. Responsible for overall safety at the pool, as well as, managing staff, schedules, facility & pool maintenance. Prepares pool for opening and closing season. Ensures competency of all lifeguards, and staff in performing water rescue and monitoring all safety in and around pool area. Working knowledge of pool filters. Plans and organizes pool activities including swimming lessons, swim teams, scuba classes, etc. Assists in the development of in-service training programs for staff. Establishes or assists in establishing emergency procedures. Assists in developing pool rules and regulations. Maintains records and prepares reports. Resolves employee and patron disciplinary problems. Hires, instructs and supervises lifeguards; evaluates performance. Supervises cashier and collection activities. Registers swimmers for classes. Maintains material and chemical supply records. Maintains time and attendance reports; prepares routine payroll records for pool personnel. ADDITIONAL JOB FUNCTIONS Performs related work as required. Qualifications Graduation from high school, and 1 to 2 years of experience in pool management/operations, including some supervisory experience; and/or any equivalent combination of training and experience required to perform essential position functions. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS Must be certified as a Red Cross Lifeguard, Water Safety Instructor. Must be certified in Red Cross CPR and First Aid. Pool Operation Certification Preferred. Working knowledge of swimming pool filters, plumbing, and mechanical operations. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Thorough knowledge of community swimming pool operations including safety practices and procedures, pool maintenance, lifeguarding functions and general facility maintenance. Thorough knowledge of first-aid practices related to water sports and activities. Thorough knowledge of the City, departmental and divisional rules, regulations, policies and procedures. Knowledge of the principles and techniques of recreation. Knowledge of the principles and practices of supervision. Ability to train subordinates in proper lifeguarding techniques and methods. Ability to enforce safety rules and regulations, and maintain discipline. Ability to supervise the work of subordinates. Ability to prepare and maintain records. Ability to perform water rescue functions. Ability to perform some minor maintenance and repair of equipment and facilities. Ability to develop and maintain effective relationships with co-workers and activity participants. 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 pool management/operations, including some supervisory experience? If yes, please describe. 03 Are you certified as a Red Cross Lifeguard, Water Safety Instructor? If you are currently enrolled in the course please list your anticipated date of completion. 04 Are you certified in Red Cross CPR and First Aid? If you are currently enrolled in the course please list your anticipated date of completion. 05 Do you have certification in pool operation (preferred requirement)? 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
Mar 15, 2017
The City of Asheville is seeking motivated individuals to serve the citizens of Asheville as a Police Officer. The position performs routine law enforcement work to protect lives, property and rights of citizens of the City. Work includes patrolling the City in an official vehicle, on bicycle or on foot to deter crime or apprehend violators or suspects; answering complaint calls, serving legal papers, attending court, and investigating and securing crime scenes, working with community members to identify and solve crime related problems. Work may be performed independently if Field Training Program is successfully completed. Tact and firmness are required in frequent public contact. Work is performed in accordance with established policies and procedures of the Police Department and is supplemented by frequent specific instructions. The employee is subject to the usual hazards of law enforcement work. Work is performed under the general supervision of a Police Sergeant and is evaluated in terms of adherence to departmental policies and procedures and the effectiveness with which assigned duties are performed. The City of Asheville is a culturally diverse community and the Asheville Police Department welcomes all applicants. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply. Visit the Police Department website for more information on the hiring and selection process: http://www.ashevillenc.gov/Departments/Police/RecruitmentCareers.aspx 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. Police Officers work 12 hour shifts either 6 am-6 pm, 7 am-7 pm or 6 pm-6 am, 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: Cooperates with law enforcement officers of other governmental units in making investigations and arrests. Patrols or participates in the patrol of an assigned area of the City. Inspects troublesome areas and checks security of business establishments. Answers complaint calls and assists in investigating crimes and disturbances. Interviews witnesses, gathers evidence. Interrogates suspects, makes arrests, and prepares investigation reports. Investigates traffic accidents and performs first aid. Secures and clears accident scenes. Directs traffic. Monitors vehicle speeds with radar, conducts criminal and driving checks and issues summons or warnings. Serves or participates in the service of legal papers, such as citations, subpoenas, warrants and commitment orders. Uses directories and other means to locate designated parties. Explains the meaning of papers and makes arrests when necessary. Appears in court as a witness to give testimony. Attends various community functions to establish law enforcement presence. Interacts with residents as appropriate to establish and maintain positive image of Department and law enforcement activities. Prepares various reports and forms such as case files, offense reports, accident reports, tow sheets and cards, property vouchers and lab requests. Supplemental Functions: Performs other similar duties as required. Qualifications 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 current enough to be eligibile 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. Preference will be given to applicants with advanced degrees and / or military service with an honorable discharge. Bilingual language skills preferred, particularly Spanish language skills. 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 and no serious misdemeanor convictions in the past five years. Valid NC driver's license (or out of state with the ability to obtain the same) 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 Disqualification 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 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; use of any illegal drug within the past two (2) years; any use of hard drugs such as cocaine or heroin. 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; intentionally withholding 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, brandings, or intentional scarring will not be visible to the public. Tattoos, brands, or intentional scars will be covered by all employees when representing the department by uniform, business attire or other appropriate covering. Tattoos, branding, or intentional scarring are not permitted on the face, neck, ears, scalp, or hands. Exceptions may be made for female employees with permanent makeup (e.g., eyeliner, lip liner) that is conservative and natural looking. The hiring process includes: Initial Review Entrance Exam & POPAT (Police Officer Physical Agility Test) Background Interview Panel Interview Drug Screen Background Investigation/Polygraph Psychological Evaluation Management Review/Interview with Chief Medical Exam The City of Asheville is a culturally diverse community and the Asheville Police Department welcomes all applicants. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply. Visit the Police Department website for more information on the hiring process: http://www.ashevillenc.gov/Departments/Police/EmploymentRecruitment.aspx Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Working knowledge of modern law enforcement practices and procedures. Working knowledge of federal, state, and local laws pertaining to law enforcement work. Working knowledge of the locations of streets, roads, highways and the geography and socioeconomic characteristics of the City. Working knowledge of the content and purpose of legal papers and the practices involved in serving them. Some knowledge of the standard practices, materials, techniques, and equipment associated with the Patrol Division. Working knowledge of community policing philosophy and the SARA model for Community Policing. Ability to use firearms and other law enforcement equipment. Ability to exercise sound judgment in emergency and routine situations and to adopt quick, effective and reasonable courses of action. Ability to apply interpretation of laws to specific situations. Ability to prepare clear and concise reports. Ability to present court testimony effectively. Ability to perform physical functions of position, including physically restraining people. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships as necessitated by work assignments. Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing. Ability to interact courteously with the public and portray a positive image of the department. 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 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 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. 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, and if so, which one? Certification as a Police Officer through the NC Criminal Justice Education & Training Standards Commission; OR Completion of NC BLET program. NC BLET completion must current enough to be eligibile to achieve certification as a Police Officer through the NC Criminal Justice Education & Training Standards Commission after successful completion of the hiring process. 03 If you completed, NC BLET, please list your exam date. If you are currently enrolled in NC BLET, please list your projected exam date. 04 If you are not currently employed with a law enforcement agency, is another agency currently holding your certification? If yes, please explain 05 Do you have possession of a valid North Carolina driver's license (or out-of-state license with ability to obtain NC driver's license)? Yes No 06 Have you ever been convicted of an offense against the law other than a minor traffic violation? Failure to report a conviction will exclude you from consideration. Please do not disclose any conviction that has been expunged from your record. Yes No 07 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. It is important to disclose all convictions that have not been expunged from your record. Failure to report a conviction will exclude you from consideration. 08 Do you have prior use of any illegal drug within the past two (2) years? Yes No 09 Do you have any prior use of hallucinogenic drug such as LSD or use of hard drugs such as cocaine or heroin. Yes No 10 An Automatic Disqualification for this position is: Any involvement in the sale of illegal drugs; any prior use of hallucinogenic drug such as LSD; use of any illegal drug within the past two (2) years; any use of hard drugs such as cocaine or heroin. Have you been involved in the sale of illegal drugs? Yes No 11 Have you been convicted of a DUI or DWI within the past 10 years? Yes No 12 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
Mar 15, 2017
The City of Asheville invites you to apply to be a part of the 2017 Parks, Recreation & Cultural Arts department summer staff. Program planning and implementation for youth that are rising first graders to fifth graders (ages 5-13). Playground Leaders will complete weekly schedules of activities and lead all activities. Desired Start Date: June 5, 2017 Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:30 AM -6:00 PM, Some weekends, nights, 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
Mar 15, 2017
The City of Asheville's Streets Division is seeking an equipment operator for a full time opportunity with the Utility Patch Crew. An employee in this class operates multiple types of heavy motorized equipment to remove and haul debris and other items to and from City facilities. Work includes driving equipment and assisting with various departmental projects. Employee is also responsible for the routine preventive maintenance of equipment, which includes checking and filling fluid levels, and greasing as necessary. Employee may train less-experienced Motor Equipment Operators. 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 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. Work Schedule: Full-Time; 40 hours per week: Monday through Thursday: 7:00 AM - 5:30 PM Examples of Duties ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS 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, scrapers, motorized pan, tampers, rollers, etc. Drives trucks along specified routes to collect and transport refuse. 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; assists in repair work. ADDITIONAL JOB FUNCTIONS 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. Qualifications QUALIFICATIONS Graduation from high school and 1 to 2 years of experience in the operation of heavy motorized equipment; and/or any equivalent combination of training and experience required to perform the essential position functions. CERTIFICATIONS & LICENSES Possession of a Class "B" Commercial Driver's License issued by the State of North Carolina or the ability to obtain within 90 days of hire. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Considerable knowledge of the operation and minor maintenance of motor-ized equipment. Working knowledge of the occupational hazards and the proper safety pre-cautions involved in operating heavy equipment. Skill in the use of multiple types of motorized heavy equipment. Ability to use a variety of power and hand tools. Ability to make minor repairs and operating adjustments to assigned equip-ment. Ability to follow oral instructions. Ability to instruct less-experienced personnel in operation of heavy motorized equipment. Ability to work effectively under arduous or unpleasant working conditions. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships as necessi-tated 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) 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