City of Asheville

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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 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 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 Lifeguard is responsible for performing duties related to ensuring the safety and well-being of pool patrons, and aiding troubled swimmers in emergency situations. Work includes performing life-saving services to swimmers in need; assisting with the maintenance of pools, equipment and facilities; assisting with conducting swimming programs; and 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 the Pool Manager and is evaluated through conferences in terms of the effectiveness and efficiency of programs and activities as well as public approval. Desired Start Date: May 18, 2017 Hours Varies - some days, evenings, weekends This position is a temporary/seasonal position. This position will NOT be eligible for benefits, paid leave time (vacation, sick, holiday) nor participation in the retirement system. Examples of Duties Ensures patron safety at all times, observing the actions of all swimmers; enforcing water safety and pool rules; and aiding troubled swimmers with life-saving services using established techniques and procedures. Assists with maintaining 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. Maintains discipline in pool and surrounding areas; assists in resolving patron disciplinary issues; documents patron disciplinary issues; submits prepared documentation to the Pool Manager and/or Head Lifeguard. Conducts swimming classes for patrons. Participates in training programs to improve and/or maintain lifesaving skills. Performs related work as required. Qualifications Graduation from high school preferred, and at least 1 year of experience as a lifeguard preferred; and/or any equivalent combination of training and experience required to perform essential position functions. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS Must be at least 16 years of age. Must be certified as a Red Cross Lifeguard. Must be certified in Red Cross CPR and First Aid. Water Safety Instructor preferred. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Thorough knowledge of first-aid practices related to water sports and activities. Thorough knowledge of proper lifeguarding techniques and methods. General knowledge of community swimming pool operations including safety practices and procedures, and pool maintenance. General knowledge of the City, departmental and divisional rules, regulations, policies and procedures. General knowledge of the principles and techniques of recreation. Considerable skill at and strength in swimming. Ability to enforce safety rules and regulations, maintain discipline, and to remain calm in stressful situations. Ability to maintain good physical condition. 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 (preferred)? Yes No 02 Do you have at least 1 year of experience as a lifeguard (preferred)? If yes, please explain. 03 Are you at least 16 years of age? Yes No 04 Are you certified as a Red Cross Lifeguard? If you are currently enrolled in the course please list your anticipated date of completion. 05 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. 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 is currently looking to hire an Accounting Supervisor - Financial Reporting within the Finance Department. The purpose of this position is to provide professional support and administer the City's financial accounting system as it relates to general ledger and financial reporting. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM Exempt position/37.5 hours per week Examples of Duties Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Manages the preparation of the City's Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) including acting as the City's liaison with the external auditors. Maintains the City's general ledger and other financial data to ensure compliance with GAAP, GASB, City, state and outside agency regulations. Supervises the reconciliation and reporting of capital projects and fixed assets. Supervises the reconciliation and reporting of grants. Develops policies and procedures and communicates/trains when appropriate. Provides assistance to all municipal departments with accounting issues, questions, and procedures. Prepares a variety of daily, weekly, monthly and yearly financial reports for Federal and State agencies, auditors, and internal management use. Reviews City Council resolutions and ordinances relating to financial matters. Reviews current accounting procedures and recommends needed improvements and procedural changes. Supervises and trains professional staff with advanced and highly technical accounting responsibilities. Provides assistance to all municipal departments with accounting issues, questions, and procedures. Supplemental Functions: Performs other similar duties as required. Qualifications Education/Experience: Bachelor's degree in accounting or a related field required. At least three (3) years of professional related experience including one (1) to three (3) years of supervisory experience and one (1) year of local government accounting experience. An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job. Licensing and Certifications: CPA license required. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Knowledge: Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) statements and best practices, Local Government Commission (LGC) practices and procedures, and other accounting guidelines as they apply to local government. General knowledge of the organization and functions of city departments and programs. Skills: Strong skills in statistical analysis and research. Skill in the use of software programs such as Microsoft Office and common accounting programs. Ability to learn complex software. Ability to understand and apply laws, regulations and policies to the maintenance of financial records. Ability to prepare and submit clear, complete, and concise reports. Ability to analyze and interpret fiscal and accounting records, and prepare financial statements from same. Ability to analyze and interpret policy and procedural guidelines, and to resolve problems. Ability to understand and follow complex oral and written instructions. Ability to express ideas effectively orally and in writing. 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) 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 US Cellular Center is seeking qualified, certified North Carolina Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT) to handle medical emergencies at a variety of U.S. Cellular Center events. Hours vary depending on events scheduled. Must be willing to work nights and weekends. This position is a temporary/seasonal position. This position will NOT be eligible for benefits, paid leave time (vacation, sick, holiday) nor participation in the retirement system. Examples of Duties Provide necessary medical attention to patrons, assist guests with disabilities, and attend to accident victims. Must be able to work with a high volume of noise, stand for long periods of time, and remain visible during events. Qualifications Qualifications: Requires NC EMT Certification. Prefer "EMT Intermediate" or "EMT - Paramedic" with a minimum of 3 years documented & related work experience. Willing to work nights and weekends. Note: Applicants must not currently serve in an EMT role with 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) 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 U.S. Cellular Center is seeking temporary Concessionaire/Runner to work events as needed. An employee in this class performs clerical work to support the operations of the U.S. Cellular Center concessions stands. Work involves preparing and providing food to U.S. Cellular Center patrons. Work also involves maintaining a clean, safe work environment. Employee must exercise independent judgment, discretion, and initiative in completing assignments. Employee must also exercise tact and courtesy in frequent contact with City officials, employees and the general public. Work is performed under general supervision of the Concessions Supervisor and is evaluated through observation, conferences, review of work performed, and public approval. Employee operates Point-of-Sale terminals to record cash and credit card sales. Serves beer to customers after undergoing either (TIPS) Training for Intervention ProcedureS; or, online Alcohol Training to understand and follow U.S. Cellular Center and State Alcoholic Beverage Commission and Alcohol Law Enforcement rules and regulations. Flexible schedule, varies based on event; must be available nights and weekends. This position is a temporary/seasonal position. This position will NOT be eligible for benefits, paid leave time (vacation, sick, holiday) nor participation in the retirement system. Examples of Duties ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS Cleans the concession area. Prepares food and non-alcoholic beverages for consumption. Answers customers' questions about food and beverages served at the stand. Performs inventory count of food, beverages and supplies. Performs a variety of customer-service duties. Helps prepare the concession stand for special U.S. Cellular Center events. Maintains inventory of supplies, equipment, food and beverages. Reconciles cash with reported sales. Performs a variety of clerical tasks to support the Concessions Supervisor. Check identification to wristband patrons to purchase alcohol. ADDITIONAL JOB FUNCTIONS Performs other related work as required. Qualifications Graduation from high school and some food-service experience; or any equivalent combination of training and experience required to perform the essential position functions. Must be at least 18 years of age. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities General knowledge of the methods of handling foods and beverages for concessions sales. General knowledge of the safe handling of industrial cooking equipment. Ability to maintain high standards of personal cleanliness and cleanliness of facilities and meet required sanitation procedures. Ability to perform moderately heavy physical labor for extended periods of time. Ability to maintain complete and accurate records. Ability to reconcile cash taken in with reports and receipts. Facilitates beer sales to customers after undergoing either (TIPS) Training for Intervention Procedures; or, online Alcohol Training to understand and follow U.S. Cellular Center and State Alcoholic Beverage Commission and Alcohol Law Enforcement rules and regulations. The City of Asheville offers a comprehensive benefit package and other programs, resources, policies and practices that integrate work/life strategies. Our programs have been designed to provide a variety of choices to best fit your needs and the needs of your family. The City of Asheville provides eligible employees with access to a variety of benefit plans that promote health and wellness, in addition to helping you build financial resources for retirement. We offer the benefit plans you would expect from a leading employer-such as health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, retirement and a variety of other voluntary programs that can be valuable for your specific needs. Benefits offered include: Health Insurance (choice of several plans) with pharmacy card included Dental Insurance Vision Insurance Health Services Clinic available during work hours (no co-pay needed) Nationally recognized disease management programs 5% employer contribution to 401(k) ICMA 457 - voluntary Contributory retirement system (LGERS) 12 days vacation per year increasing with service to 20 days 12 days sick leave per year increasing with service to 15 days 11 paid holidays per year Employee Assistance Program Sick Leave Sharing Bank Medical and Dependent Care Reimbursement Plans Life Insurance (choice of several plans) Long Term Disability Tuition Reimbursement Program Employee Discounts College Savings Program (voluntary) Long-Term Care Insurance (voluntary) Cancer Insurance Plan (voluntary) 01 Are you at least 18 years of age? Yes No Required Question Agency City of Asheville Address City of Asheville PO Box 7148 Asheville, North Carolina, 28802. Phone 828-259-5690 - Apply Online! - EOE Website http://www.ashevillenc.gov/jobs
City of Asheville Asheville, NC, USA
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
City of Asheville Asheville, NC, USA
Mar 15, 2017
The City of Asheville is looking for a Labor Crew Supervisor within the Public Works Department. The purpose of this position is to perform supervisory and skilled work directing and participating in various maintenance and/or construction activities of multiple or large work crews. Full-Time; Non-Exempt Position; 40 hours per week Work Schedule: Monday - Thursday (Day Shift) Examples of Duties Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Directs, supervises and participates with assigned labor crews in performance of a variety of maintenance and/or construction work. Inspects work to ensure completion in accordance with established specifications, standards and deadlines. Administers or makes recommendations for routine personnel matters affecting subordinates, including recruiting, interviewing, hiring, training, assigning, scheduling, granting leave, appraising and disciplining, etc. Submits records and reports as required by City management. Monitors and tracks subordinate work time, including overtime; prepares overtime requests as required. Works overtime in order to complete an ongoing project or in case of emergency. Assigns crew members to various work tasks; trains work crewmembers, as necessary. Monitors materials used on work sites, including costs, quantity and surcharges. Operates and trains crew to operate various heavy and light equipment, hand tools and other necessary equipment. Monitors project and task completion. Ensures proper allocation of equipment, tools, supplies and materials to complete assigned work; oversees and participates in operation and minor maintenance/ repair of tools and equipment. Prepares and maintains records of daily work crew activities; meets with work crew to advise of project requirements and status. Confers with City residents to receive and respond to work requests, inquiries, complaints and scheduling of a facility. Advises subordinates and/or superiors of residents' concerns. Prepares routine records, schedules, estimates and expenditure reports utilizing computer-based programs and project management packages. Confers with representatives of private maintenance and/or construction crews. Advises superiors and/or subordinates of activities and/or concerns of private utility and construction crews. Acts as a working supervisor assisting crews with various tasks and assignments. Monitors work zone safety and provides safety information and training. Supplemental Functions: Performs other similar duties as required. Qualifications Education/Experience: Work requires knowledge of a specific vocational, administrative, or technical nature that may be obtained with six-months/one year of advanced study or training past the high school equivalency, with over three (3) years of related experience, including supervisory experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job. Storm-water drainage construction, maintenance and ditching experience preferred. Licensing and Certifications: Valid North Carolina Commercial Driver's License Work Zone Safety Flagger Training Materials Data Safety Sheets Advanced Work Zone and Flagger First Aid and CPR OSHA Competent Person/Confined Spaces Trenching and Shoring 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) 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
DESCRIPTION: The City of Asheville invites you to apply to be a part of the 2017 Parks & Recreation department summer staff. Outdoor Program Teen Leaders will lead youth summer camp programs focusing on both outdoor adventure and environmental science based activities. Outdoor Program Teen Leaders will put together weekly schedules and lead all activities throughout the program. 8:30 AM -6:00 PM, some weekends and overnights Contract begins Monday, June 5, 2017 through Friday, August 4, 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 EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: Plans and schedules activities for youth ages 6-16. Acts as leader in group or individual games. Prepares outdoor recreation equipment for use. Supervises and/or participates in outdoor recreational activities (hiking, camping, biking, rafting, canoeing, swimming and nature exploration). Organizes group activities. Plans and leads activities both on and off site, including some overnight camping trips. Administers first aid as needed. Attends regular staff meetings and collaborates with other program leaders. Performs related tasks as required. Qualifications QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from high school or equivalent. Any combination of education and experience equivalent to two semesters of college level coursework and/or one year of related experience. Adult and Child CPR/American Red Cross First Aid (must have obtained by first day of work), Wilderness First Responder (preferred). Ability to drive program vehicles. Must have current NC or out-of-state driver's license and be 21 years or older. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES: General knowledge of the methods and practices of outdoor recreation programs including knowledge of the proper use of outdoor equipment and risk management systems. The ability to instruct outdoor recreational activities. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates, program participants and the general public. Ability to enforce rules and regulations and maintain program standards. Ability to prepare and maintain records. Preference will be given to applicants with experience in the following areas: Program planning and implementation for youth in an outdoor setting. Prior summer camp or outdoor leadership skills preferred. Prefer experience canoeing, rafting, hiking and leading outdoor programs for youth. 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 any combination of education and experience equivalent to two semesters of college level coursework and/or one year of related experience? If yes, please explain. 03 Do you have current Adult and Child CPR/American Red Cross Frist Aid certifications? Qualified applicants must be able to complete Adult and Child CPT/American Red Cross First Aid certifications by start date (June 5, 2017). Please explain if you have current certifications and/or anticipated completion date. 04 Please discuss any specific experience you may have in the following areas: Program planning and implementation for youth in an outdoor setting; Leadership skills in a camp setting; canoeing, rafting, hiking, and leading outdoor programs for youth. 05 Do you have a current valid NC or out-of-state driver's license? 06 This position requires you be at least 21 years old, do you meet this minimum requirement? Yes No Required Question Agency City of Asheville Address City of Asheville PO Box 7148 Asheville, North Carolina, 28802. Phone 828-259-5690 - Apply Online! - EOE Website http://www.ashevillenc.gov/jobs
City of Asheville Asheville, NC, USA
Mar 15, 2017
The City of Asheville's U.S. Cellular Center is seeking a temporary Labor Crew Leader. An employee in this class coordinates and supervises a crew of temporary staff for the US Cellular Center events and maintenance projects. The employee is responsible for overseeing activities of subordinates, ensuring assigned jobs are completed accurately, and using proper procedures and safety precautions. Duties assigned to employees in this class may vary according to the needs the department assigned and/or allocation of workload. Work is done with considerable independence under the limited supervision of the 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. 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: Oversees the activities of laborers involved with US Cellular Center, maintenance and grounds maintenance projects; trains new crew members; ensures adherence to proper procedures and safety precautions. Plans and sets up facilities for upcoming events and functions. Operates and maintains forklifts and other maintenance equipment. Performs regular maintenance duties. Makes repairs to facility and equipment. Coordinates and leads team meetings. Evaluates potential jobs to determine necessary labor, tools and time necessary for completion. Oversees routine preventative maintenance on equipment. Coordinates and leads team meetings; prepares a variety of routine and special correspondence, reports and records including meeting agendas and minutes. Communicates with a variety of City employees; evaluates potential jobs to determine necessary labor, tools and time necessary for completion. Oversees the performance of routine preventive maintenance on equipment such as checking and filling fluid levels and greasing as necessary; performs or requests assistance with non-routine maintenance on equipment as necessary. Supplemental Functions: Performs other similar duties as required. Qualifications Education/Experience: Work requires knowledge of a specific vocational, administrative, or technical nature that may be obtained with six-months/one year of advanced study or training past the high school 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 Class B Commercial Driver's License. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Thorough knowledge of the operation and minor maintenance of hand and power tools. Ability to operate a fork lift and floor scrubber. Thorough knowledge of the standard methods, materials and equipment employed in basic construction and maintenance operations, including grounds maintenance work. Considerable knowledge of the occupational hazards and the proper safety precautions involved in hand and power tools. Considerable knowledge of the proctices and procedures of supervision. Considerable knowledge of the physical hazards and the proper safety precautions for general maintenance and construction work. Skill in the use of various power and hand tools. Ability to prepare and maintain a variety of records and reports. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing. Ability to perform strenuous work under varying weather conditions. Ability to make minor repairs and operating adjustments to assigned equipment. 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) 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 Finance and Management Services Department is seeking to fill a full-time position as Fiscal Services Manager. The purpose of this position is to perform fiscal administrative duties in the management of the City's finances to include maintaining the records of all municipal accounting, to manage the City's municipal financial functions of cash, investments and debts, provide oversight to staff and to support the Finance Department. Full-Time 37.5 Hrs Week; Exempt position Typical hours are 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM Monday-Friday Examples of Duties Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Manages the City's treasury functions including accounts payable, payroll, general billing, miscellaneous accounts receivable, general ledger and bank account reconciliations. Collaborates with the Financial Operations Manager to manage the City's cash and investment portfolio, which includes assessing cash flow needs, determining appropriation of funds, managing banking relationships, and providing accounting and internal reporting of investment portfolio. Works alongside the Financial Operating Manager on the management of the City's debt and issuance of new debt to include ensuring timely and accurate debt service payments, general ledger recording, monitoring and updating Continuing Disclosure requirements, providing annual statutory reporting, evaluating market opportunities, making investment decisions related to unspent bond proceeds and collaborating with other to issue new or refinance existing municipal debt. Manages the annual CAFR and AFIR preparation to include overseeing the preparation of the document, ensuring thorough documentation of supporting information, ensuring deadlines are met, providing ongoing support to the staff assigned to develop the CAFR and AFIR, supporting the auditors and other financial agencies when on site, etc. Directs the annual external audit. Conducts performance evaluations for direct reports including two supervisors, one responsible for general ledger accounting and one for transactional finance functions. Serves as a City representative with various financial professionals and agencies to include City bankers, financial advisors, regulatory agencies, etc. and provides customer service to internal staff and external customers. Ensures Finance Department Records Retention Program is in compliance with State Retention Policy by maintaining database to track archived items and managing destruction of records. May act as Financial Operations Manager in their absence. Supplemental Functions: Performs other similar duties as required. Qualifications Education/Experience: Bachelor's degree, with at least five (5) years of related work experience and progressive supervisory experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Knowledge: Comprehensive understanding of the field and application of advanced principles, techniques and theory. Extensive knowledge of municipal finance and the issuance of debt. Extensive knowledge of accounting regulations and General Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). Working knowledge of the NC General Statue and the federal, state and local financial laws. Knowledge of Federal and State grant requirements. Knowledge of audit principles and best practices. Skills: Ability to interpret, process and use complex workplace data and graphics with abundant information and/or challenging presentations including detailed charts, tables, graphs and forms and/or complicated diagrams or maps. Ability to pull together information from different sources and to produce a coherent document and/or financial report. Ability to conduct 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 for work practices, programs and policies. 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) 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
JOB PURPOSE: The purpose of this position is to perform as a skilled or unskilled laborer on a maintenance crew or custodial crew. Work Schedule: Hours will vary depending on business needs. 6 Temporary Open Positions Available! Examples of Duties EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Provides routine custodial services. Picks up debris and refuse. Provides event support setting up tables, chairs and/or staging. Provides weather related maintenance. Responds to requests in a timely and effective manner. Uses courteous mannerisms when addressing public or clients. Supplemental Functions: Performs other similar duties as required. Qualifications QUALIFICATIONS: Education/Experience: Work requires the ability to read and understand written instructions, to understand simple processes and the routine operation; level of knowledge is equivalent to less than high school or equivalency; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job. Licensing and Certifications: Requires training in workplace safety and blood borne pathogens. Training provided by employer. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES: Knowledge: General knowledge of learned procedures, practices, routines to deal effectively with routine work. Skills: Ability to read and understand basic workplace data, such as simple forms, tables, graphs, schedules, etc. Ability to conduct basic research of existing, internal policies and procedures. Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written form. Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships as required by work assignments. Ability to work independently with limited supervision. Ability to analyze and interpret policy and procedural guidelines and to apply this understanding to tasks. Ability to bring resources together to resolve a problem or provide a solution. WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Frequent physical effort is required. The City of Asheville offers a comprehensive benefit package and other programs, resources, policies and practices that integrate work/life strategies. Our programs have been designed to provide a variety of choices to best fit your needs and the needs of your family. The City of Asheville provides eligible employees with access to a variety of benefit plans that promote health and wellness, in addition to helping you build financial resources for retirement. We offer the benefit plans you would expect from a leading employer-such as health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, retirement and a variety of other voluntary programs that can be valuable for your specific needs. Benefits offered include: Health Insurance (choice of several plans) with pharmacy card included Dental Insurance Vision Insurance Health Services Clinic available during work hours (no co-pay needed) Nationally recognized disease management programs 5% employer contribution to 401(k) ICMA 457 - voluntary Contributory retirement system (LGERS) 12 days vacation per year increasing with service to 20 days 12 days sick leave per year increasing with service to 15 days 11 paid holidays per year Employee Assistance Program Sick Leave Sharing Bank Medical and Dependent Care Reimbursement Plans Life Insurance (choice of several plans) Long Term Disability Tuition Reimbursement Program Employee Discounts College Savings Program (voluntary) Long-Term Care Insurance (voluntary) Cancer Insurance Plan (voluntary) 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 currently looking for a temporary/seasonal Sport Support Staff II/Park Ranger I position within the Parks and Recreation Department. Assist in the program operation and maintenance of a recreation facility, specifically with ball fields and athletic facilities. Type of Position: Seasonal, Temporary Position Work Schedule: Evenings and/or weekends; hours will vary Examples of Duties Keep accurate scores of ball games (basketball, flag football, volleyball, softball) Maintain ball fields to ensure safety of participants Communicate clearly both in writing and verbally with the public and co-workers Qualifications High school diploma or equivalency, and at least 1 year of experience in recreation programming or management; and/or any equivalent combination of training and experience required to perform essential position functions. CPR/First Aid Certified preferred. Must possess an appropriate, valid driver's license issued by the State of North Carolina. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Knowledge of the general philosophy and objectives of public recreation General knowledge of both outdoor and indoor sports 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 invites you to apply to be a part of the 2017 Parks & Recreation department summer pool staff. A cashier is primarily responsible for assisting customers and collecting various fees and revenues using established guidelines and procedures. Work also involves selling concession items, maintaining records of inventory and cash received, and answering the telephone and taking messages. Work is performed according to standard procedures and under the supervision of the Pool Manager who will evaluate the employee through observation, accuracy of money taken and disbursed, and review of work completed. Hours: Varies - some days, evenings, and weekends Desired Start Date: May 18, 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 Collects fees for pool admittance including group sales and daily admissions; issues admittance tickets; admits patrons to pool. Sells concession items, collecting the appropriate amount of money and returning the appropriate amount of change. Prepares and maintains appropriate and accurate records of all money transactions. Prepares and maintains appropriate and accurate records of all inventory. Reconciles cash drawers with receipts; completes accurate daily cash reports and deposit slips. Receives telephone calls, takes messages as necessary, and assists patrons with questions and requests for service. Assists with the enforcement of pool regulations on an as-needed basis. ADDITIONAL JOB FUNCTIONS Performs related work as required. Qualifications Graduation from high school supplemented with some customer service experience; and/or any equivalent combination of training and experience required to perform the essential position functions. Computer Skills Preferred. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Working knowledge of the operation of a cash register. Ability to accurately count money and make change. Ability to balance income with invoices, receipts or other statements. Ability to exercise attention to detail in performing assigned tasks. Ability to prepare and maintain accurate records and reports. Ability to compute figures rapidly and accurately. Ability to deal tactfully and courteously with the general public in explaining policies and procedures. 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 Tell us about your customer service experience. 03 Tell us about your computer skills. 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