City of Asheville

  • Asheville, NC, United States

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

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

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

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

City of Asheville Asheville, NC, USA
May 25, 2019
Summary About us: The City of Asheville is dedicated to providing quality service for the residents and visitors of our beautiful city, nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains of western North Carolina. Asheville, NC is a thriving mountain city that has a culture enriched in diversity. The City of Asheville values and respects a diverse community, workforce and ideas, and is committed to promoting an equitable, fair, and just employment environment. Our organization seeks to create and provide access and opportunities to employees, residents and visitors to fulfill their potential through inclusive engagement practices.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status.   About our opportunity: The City of Asheville is seeking an experienced RN supervisor to join our team as our Employee Health Services Supervisor to plan, direct and coordinate the daily operations of our employee health clinic. Our clinic provides primary care to employees, their dependents and retirees; and also provides pre-employment screenings, occupational medicine and manages the City's wellness program, The Asheville Project. The team is comprised of one supervisor, one physician, one advanced practitioner, three nurses, and one office assistant. Our ideal candidate would have proven leadership capabilities in a clinical setting.  The clinic is open Monday - Thursday, 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM and Friday, 7:00 AM - 1:00 PM. This position will be scheduled to work approximately 37.5 hours per week.  Essential Duties & Responsibilities Supervises staff and facilitates communication with physicians and internal administrators to provide optimal patient and whole person care. Serves as a change agent and routinely leads efforts to strengthen organizational systems that support the mission, vision, and values of the department. Demonstrates insight, judgment, and clinically sound risk-taking. Assists in administrative activities such as identifying means of cost containment, and ensuring communication regarding areas of concern to Human Resources. Supports administrative decisions and facilitates daily operational issues with the staff. Identifies, initiates, and collaborates to provide needed educational programs. Develops management/ leadership focused in-service (e.g., time management, team building, conflict resolution, budget, leadership activities). Role models expert communication skills to colleagues through example. Completes employee conference, risk management and unit management reports within specified time frames. Identifies the need for revision and evaluates the effectiveness of operational forms. Provides and coordinates the resources needed within the unit to provide optimal patient outcomes. Role models time management skills through example. Mentors other Registered Nurses. Evaluates the use of resources and cost containment activities. Leads and coordinates team behavior between staff members and actively fosters the development of leadership skills in others. Exhibits desire to hear and understand another's point of view. Demonstrates and role models effective communication skills. Takes a leadership role in building and maintaining an environment which fosters open and candid communication; and viewed as a formal leader. Serves as an arbitrator in resolution of conflicts between nursing staff. Takes appropriate action to correct unacceptable communication/behavior as needed. Takes appropriate action to counsel employees (i.e., verbal warnings for attendance & performance issues) Identifies problems and initiates test of change. Complies with federal regulations by ensuring requirements and policies are maintained and followed; including OSHA standards regarding Infection Control, General Safety, Bloodborne pathogen and Hazardous Communication, updating OSHA manual and providing staff training. Manages The Asheville Project by responding to patient questions or complaints, maintaining contact with care managers and ensuring compliance with the requirements of the project. Maintains laboratory certification by monitoring daily, weekly and monthly controls and requirements for onsite laboratory equipment. Manages budget within established guidelines; approves invoices and procurements. Performs other similar duties as required. Education & Experience Bachelor's Degree At least 3 years of experience as an RN in a supervisory role. Active Registered Nurse license in North Carolina (or another state with ability to obtain NC licensure) Certified Hearing Conservationist Certified in Screening Spirometry BLS, ACLS, and COHN certificates required within 12 months of hire date Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Working Conditions   Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Comprehensive understanding of the field and application of advanced principles, techniques and theory. Adept at creative problem-solving, negotiating conflict, and collaborating with others. 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 conduct advanced research on organizational policies and procedures, best practices and innovative techniques. Ability to compile data into a formal report or recommendation shared with others and often verbally presented. Ability to think creatively for the primary purpose of increasing efficiency and effectiveness. Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written form. Ability to research program documents and narrative materials, and develop reports from information gathered. Ability to analyze situations to pinpoint problems and assist with solving problems or identifying sources of obstacles. Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships. 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.   Physical Requirements : (Medium-Heavy) 36-75 lbs, 0-33% of the work day (occasionally); 20-35 lbs, 34-66% of the workday; (frequently); 10-20 lbs, 67-100% of the workday (constantly); Lifting 75 lbs max; Carrying of objects up to 35 lbs; Occasional to frequent standing & walking; Occasional sitting; Close eye work (computers, typing, reading, writing); Physical demands may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks. Environmental Factors : Factors affecting environment conditions may vary depending on the assigned work area and tasks. Environmental exposures include, but are not limited to: Blood-borne pathogen exposure; Bio-hazardous waste Chemicals/gases/fumes/vapors; Communicable diseases; Electrical shock; Floor Surfaces; Hot/Cold Temperatures; Indoor/Outdoor conditions; Latex; Lighting; Patient care/handling injuries; Use of personal protective equipment, including respirators; environmental conditions may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.  
City of Asheville Asheville, NC, USA
May 24, 2019
Summary About Us The City of Asheville is dedicated to providing quality service for the residents and visitors of our beautiful city, nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains of western North Carolina. Asheville, NC is a thriving mountain city that has a culture enriched in diversity. The City of Asheville values and respects a diverse community, workforce and ideas, and is committed to promoting an equitable, fair, and just employment environment. Our organization seeks to create and provide access and opportunities to employees, residents and visitors to fulfill their potential through inclusive engagement practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status. About our Opportunity  The City of Asheville invites you to apply to be a part of the 2019 Parks & Recreation department summer staff. The goal of the Asheville Parks and Recreation Internship Program is to provide an intern with the opportunity to learn about the variety of positions in the Parks and Recreation Department, obtain basic skills in real-life working situations, and provide a mentor component to promote life skills. The internship also offers the opportunity to gain experience in Administration, Athletics, Aquatics, Recreation Programming, Marketing, Maintenance, and more. The length of internship is 10 weeks and not to exceed more than 1000 hours, with hours to be determined prior to hiring based on availability (which may include weekend and nights). The start date will be June 10th, 2019 and end August 23, 2019. This internship position will NOT be eligible for benefits, paid leave time (vacation, sick, holiday) nor participation in the retirement system. This internship will remain posted until filled with applications reviewed as they are received.  Essential Duties & Responsibilities This position is responsible for assisting in the day-to-day coordination of various activities and services in a community setting that will be administered by Asheville Parks & Recreation staff. This opportunity provides the intern with a constructive review and evaluation of their skills and competencies, and mentoring component that will promote professional development.  Education & Experience Have excellent written and oral communication skills. Must be a current student at Asheville High School or SILSA. Must be currently enrolled in 10th-12th grade. Must be at least 16 years old.  Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Working Conditions Ability to work in an office setting and use standard office equipment. Ability to work in group in activities. Ability to work outdoors. Ability to effectively communicate. Motivated self-starter and ability to work independently at times.
City of Asheville Asheville, NC, USA
May 21, 2019
Summary About us: The City of Asheville is dedicated to providing quality service for the residents and visitors of our beautiful city, nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains of western North Carolina. Asheville, NC is a thriving mountain city that has a culture enriched in diversity. The City of Asheville values and respects a diverse community, workforce and ideas, and is committed to promoting an equitable, fair, and just employment environment. Our organization seeks to create and provide access and opportunities to employees, residents and visitors to fulfill their potential through inclusive engagement practices.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status. About our opportunity: The City of Asheville is currently looking to hire a Full-Time, Temp/Seasonal Laborer position working within the Streets Division of the Public Works Department. The purpose of this position is to perform as a skilled or unskilled laborer on a construction crew, maintenance crew or custodial crew. This position is not benefit eligible. Some weekend work will be required for events and storm clean up. Essential Duties & Responsibilities Operates power an assortment of tools used in construction and/or maintenance activities. Performs routine preventive maintenance on equipment and fuels vehicles. Inspects equipment daily and reports need for repairs and assists in repair work. Operates lawn mowers and string trimmers to cut and trim lawns and other grassed areas; pulls weeds from flower beds and other landscaped areas; and, sprays herbicides and pesticides. Mows and drags athletic fields and applies lime to mark boundaries. Provides routine custodial services. Positions signs, marking cones and flags to identify work areas. Picks up debris and refuse. Loads and unloads material on and off of trucks. Maintains activity logs. Provides event support setting up tables, chairs and/or tents. Provides weather related maintenance. Education & Experience Education & Experience: High school diploma or equivalency (GED) preferred. Licenses & Certification: Valid Driver's License is required.  Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Working Conditions 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.
City of Asheville Asheville, NC, USA
May 16, 2019
Summary About us: The City of Asheville is dedicated to providing quality service for the residents and visitors of our beautiful city, nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains of western North Carolina. Asheville, NC is a thriving mountain city that has a culture enriched in diversity. The City of Asheville values and respects a diverse community, workforce and ideas, and is committed to promoting an equitable, fair, and just employment environment. Our organization seeks to create and provide access and opportunities to employees, residents and visitors to fulfill their potential through inclusive engagement practices.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status. About our opportunity: A Property and Evidence Manager with the Asheville Police Department supervises employees conducting inventory control work requiring the application of North Carolina laws and statutes pertaining to the custody of criminal evidence. This work involves receiving and maintaining custody of evidence and personal property; transferring property and evidence to courts, and obtaining evidence destruction orders. Employees are responsible for maintaining an inventory of evidence and property items and coordinating for the auctioning of seized and unclaimed property under North Carolina statute.  Employees must exercise initiative and independent judgment in processing property and maintaining inventories. Employees must exercise tact and courtesy in frequent contact with Department personnel and property owners. Work is evaluated in terms of the efficiency and effectiveness of evidence and property control programs.   This position is full-time, 40 hours per week, typically 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Monday through Friday or as needed during a rotational on-call schedule. Hours and days may vary based on departmental needs and may include nights, weekends and holidays.    Essential Duties & Responsibilities   Manages and supervises employees of the property room. Receives, records and maintains custody of evidence and/or other personal property, which includes organizing and cataloging evidence and property and maintaining related records. Assembles and organizes evidence for presentation in court; attend court and present evidence and testimony. Obtains evidence destruction orders and coordinates with the District Attorney, Judicial Officials, Officers or Detectives assigned to have evidence destroyed. Returns evidence and property to owners as required; retrieves property and evidence from storage as requested by Department personnel. Coordinates seized and/or unclaimed property items for auctions. Oversees destruction of non-returnable evidence and contraband. Oversees the deposit and transfer of funds from the sale of seized items. Works within a pre-determined budget and oversees the purchasing of equipment and supplies related to the unit's functions. Utilizes computerized data entry equipment and various word processing, spreadsheet, database and/or file maintenance programs to enter, store and/or retrieve information as requested or otherwise necessary; prepares a variety of correspondence, reports, and records. Utilizes computers connected to the National Crime Information Center and/or Division of Criminal Information to enter and obtain information and/or to communicate with other law enforcement agencies. Manages deliveries and receipt of inventory to and from other Law Enforcement Agencies as well as State and Federal Laboratories. Performs other work as assigned. Additional Major Requirements: Must be a United States citizen. No felony convictions No serious misdemeanor convictions in the past five years. Valid driver's license required; no suspensions of driving privileges in the past three years. Must satisfactorily pass a thorough background investigation. Must satisfactorily pass a polygraph examination. Must satisfactorily pass a 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. A conviction of a crime or unlawful act defined as Class B Misdemeanors within the preceding ten (10) years. A 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: Illegal selling or distribution of any drug.   Any use of hard illegal drugs such as methamphetamine, cocaine, LSD or heroin  within the past two (2) years; As an adult, a pattern of illegal drug use that indicates ongoing regular recreational use. Tattoos and Body Modification: Tattoos, branding, 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 (pants/sleeves/collar)  or other appropriate covering. Tattoos, branding, or intentional scarring are not permitted on the face, neck, ears, or scalp . Exceptions may be made for employees with permanent makeup (e.g., eyeliner, lip liner) that is conservative and natural looking. Other:  Dishonorable discharge from any military service.  Less than honorable discharges will be reviewed on a case by case basis.  Untruthfulness or 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. Education & Experience Education/Experience: Bachelor's degree required; Bachelor's degree in criminal justice, law enforcement, or a related field preferred At least five (5) years of property and evidence, or related, experience Supervisory experience preferred Licensing and Certifications: Valid drivers license required Certified Property and Evidence Specialist (preferred) Certificate of Crime Scene Technology (preferred) Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Working Conditions Considerable knowledge of federal, state and local laws relative to criminal investigations and the custody of evidence. Considerable knowledge of the principles and practice of inventory control and record keeping. Considerable knowledge of the various grades, quality standards, and sources of supply and price trends for a variety of goods and services. General knowledge of OSHA blood-borne pathogens standards, and workplace training requirements. General knowledge of the application of provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act pertaining to access to public facilities. General knowledge of modern law enforcement practices, procedures and investigation techniques. General knowledge of modern office practices and procedures. General knowledge of the use and application of the Division of Criminal Information and National Crime Information Center databases. Ability to use popular computer-driven word processing, spreadsheet, database and file maintenance programs. Ability to maintain a comprehensive inventory and custody control program. Ability to interpret laws to specific situations and act or direct accordingly. Ability to prepare clear and concise reports. Ability to present court testimony effectively. Ability to exercise tact, courtesy and firmness in frequent contact with the general public. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships as necessi-tated by work assignments. Ability to effectively supervise 5 to 10 part and full-time employees with varied skill sets. Ability to adapt to change, problem solve, and perform other duties as assigned.
City of Asheville Asheville, NC, USA
May 16, 2019
Summary About us: The City of Asheville is dedicated to providing quality service for the residents and visitors of our beautiful city, nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains of western North Carolina. Asheville, NC is a thriving mountain city that has a culture enriched in diversity. The City of Asheville values and respects a diverse community, workforce and ideas, and is committed to promoting an equitable, fair, and just employment environment. Our organization seeks to create and provide access and opportunities to employees, residents and visitors to fulfill their potential through inclusive engagement practices.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status. About our opportunity: We invite you to apply to join our team as a full-time Tree Trimmer within the Public Works Department.  We are seeking an individual with experience in tree climbing and aerial lift truck operation to join the Public Works Department Tree Crew. The purpose of this position is to perform a variety of tasks while climbing or operating an aerial lift truck. A tree trimmer 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.  You may be required to supervise crew members in the absence of Labor Crew Supervisor.  You may also responsible for the routine preventive maintenance of equipment, which includes checking and filling fluid levels, and greasing as necessary.  You will train less-experienced Motor Equipment Operators.   Work Schedule: Monday - Thursday, 7:00 AM - 5:30 PM (4o hours per week/ 4 day work week) Essential Duties & Responsibilities Essential Duties and Responsibilities:   Skilled and experienced in climbing trees.  Formulates plans for pruning and removal. Must learn to identify the trees common to the service area. Prunes trees with manual and gas powered saws. Removes trees with rigging or crane and installs cable support systems. Performs pre-trip inspection, drives and operates aerial lift truck. Operates other equipment such as boom arm mowers, mini excavators, skid steer loaders, knuckle booms and dump trucks. 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, backhoes, compactors, bulldozers, scrapers, motorized pan, tampers, rollers, automated side loader refuse truck, aerial lift trucks, etc.  Trains ground staff and new employees. Provides customer service. Inspects equipment daily and reports need for repairs; assists in repair work. Performs routine preventive maintenance on equipment, such as checking and filling fluid levels and greasing as necessary. Performs a variety of manual or semi-skilled labor in conjunction with maintenance and construction projects. Supplemental Functions: Other duties include but are not limited to street plowing during winter storms and installation and removal of holiday decorations.  Performs related work as required. Education & Experience Education & Experience: High school diploma or equivalency preferred. Minimum of 1 years of relevant experience in tree climbing and/or aerial lift truck operation required. Minimum of 1 year of relevant experience in the operation of heavy motorized equipment. Experience with heavy motorized equipment including but not limited to knuckle boom loaders, back-hoe and skid steer loaders is preferred.  Professional certifications and/or a pesticide license are also helpful but not required.  Licensing and Certifications: 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 date of hire. Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Working Conditions Knowledge: Advanced knowledge of procedures and practices to analyze and resolve unusual or difficult problems. Basic knowledge and understanding of tree growth. Considerable knowledge of the operation and minor maintenance of motorized 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 of the practices and procedures involved in tree maintenance and removal, and pest management. Knowledge of the principles, practices and techniques of supervision.   Skills: Ability to read and understand basic workplace data, such as simple forms, tables, graphs, schedules, etc. Ability to conduct research of existing, internal policies and procedures. Ability to think creatively in all areas for the purpose of increasing efficiency and effectiveness. Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written form. Ability to 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 climb large trees at a height of 50 feet or more. Ability to use a variety of power and hand tools.  Ability to make minor repairs and operating adjustments to assigned equipment 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 necessitated by work assignments. 
City of Asheville Asheville, NC, USA
May 11, 2019
Summary The City of Asheville is excited to hire a motivated individual to serve the citizens of Asheville as an Animal Services Officer. An Animal Services Officer's duties include enforcement of City Ordinances and task related to the care, control, and licensing of animals with the city's boundaries.  An Animal Services officer answers calls and complaints, conducts investigations, gathers information, and issues citations for violations of animal regulations.  Court testimony may be required against persons cited for violations.  An Animal Services Officer works within the city limits of Asheville using a mobile phone, radio, laptop computer, and specialized vehicle to transport animals when needed. The City of Asheville is a culturally diverse community and the Asheville Police Department welcomes all applicants. This position will remain open until filled, with the initial review of applications occurring on 5/17/2019.   Essential Duties & Responsibilities Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Responds to service requests, which includes stray or nuisance domestic animals; sick or injured animals; pickup of unwanted animals; animal cruelty concerns; dangerous animals and animal bite reports; police officer assistance involving animals; public loan of humane traps; and, animal permit application evaluations. Participates in stand-by duty. Issues verbal and written warnings and civil citations for violations of animal control ordinance. Obtains warrants for criminal charges when necessary. Impounds domestic animals found running at large, transports them to the animal shelter, and maintains corresponding records. Transports sick or injured animals to animal shelter or wildlife rehabilitation. Takes appropriate steps to relieve the suffering of the animal. Assists Animal Services Director in appeals process with contested violations or orders, develops criminal cases for prosecution and testifies in court. Completes and maintains investigation reports, case files, daily logs, shelter admission record, warnings and citations and other applicable records. Educates the public in regard to animal services, methods, regulations, animal welfare issues and responsible pet ownership.   Supplemental Functions: Performs other similar duties as required. Education & Experience Education/Experience: High school diploma or equivalency Some experience in the field ( Preferred) Licensing and Certifications: Animal Control Officer Certification (Preferred) Driver's License Additional Major Requirements: Must be a United States citizen. No felony convictions No serious misdemeanor convictions in the past five years. Valid driver's license required; no suspensions of driving privileges in the past three years. Must satisfactorily pass a thorough background investigation. Must satisfactorily pass a polygraph examination. Must satisfactorily pass a 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. A conviction of a crime or unlawful act defined as Class B Misdemeanors within the preceding ten (10) years. A 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: Illegal selling or distribution of any drug.   Any use of hard illegal drugs such as methamphetamine, cocaine, LSD or heroin  within the past two (2) years; As an adult, a pattern of illegal drug use that indicates ongoing regular recreational use. Tattoos and Body Modification: Tattoos, branding, 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 (pants/sleeves/collar)  or other appropriate covering. Tattoos, branding, or intentional scarring are not permitted on the face, neck, ears, or scalp . Exceptions may be made for employees with permanent makeup (e.g., eyeliner, lip liner) that is conservative and natural looking. Other:  Dishonorable discharge from any military service.  Less than honorable discharges will be reviewed on a case by case basis.  Untruthfulness or 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. Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Working Conditions Knowledge: Advanced knowledge of procedures and practices to analyze and resolve unusual or difficult problems. Skills: Ability to read, summarize and /or compare general workplace data and graphics, such as flowcharts, maps, tables, etc. Ability to conduct basic 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 develop and maintain effective working relationships as required by work assignments. Ability to work independently with limited supervision.
City of Asheville Asheville, NC, USA
May 08, 2019
Summary About Us The City of Asheville is dedicated to providing quality service for the residents and visitors of our beautiful city, nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains of western North Carolina. Asheville, NC is a thriving mountain city that has a culture enriched in diversity. The City of Asheville values and respects a diverse community, workforce and ideas, and is committed to promoting an equitable, fair, and just employment environment. Our organization seeks to create and provide access and opportunities to employees, residents and visitors to fulfill their potential through inclusive engagement practices.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status. About Our Opportunity The City of Asheville is currently looking to hire a full-time, exempt Recreation Facility Manager to join the Parks and Recreation Department. Work to deliver recreation programs and services through collaborative community partnerships ensuring high level programs and services that are in alignment with the the values of the Parks and Recreation Department and meet the needs and interests of diverse communities.  Plans, schedules, promotes, coordinates and manages the implementation of recreation programs and special events that ensures equity in programming and services for individual neighborhoods and the community at large. Reporting to a Program Manager, this position is responsible for managing one of our 11 recreation centers.  The name of the recreation facility center will not be released until date of hire. The purpose of this position is to provide recreation program leadership, facility operations and management, and technical work as related to the community center. Collaborate and coordinate with other Facility Managers to develop and manage program budgets, identify training opportunities for staff, and promote equity and inclusion. To be effective in this role, the ideal candidate will be adaptable, have excellent communication and conflict resolution skills, the ability to evaluate and improve department processes within city requirements, and assist in identifying current gaps in programs. Programming and management is expected to support the Diversity and Inclusion goals and requirements of both the department & city council.   Additionally, all employees are responsible for upholding the core values of the organization including but not limited to exhibiting professional behavior, acting as a role model to others, displaying a positive and cooperative attitude, communicating effectively, developing expert knowledge in area of specialization, and working together as a team.   Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8 hrs a day, varied schedule of morning, afternoon and/or evening hours. Some weekend/holiday hours may be required to work. This position is open until filled with applications being reviewed weekly. Essential Duties & Responsibilities Essential Duties and Responsibilities: TEAMWORK Supports department initiatives, programs and services by actively participating in departmental activities related to enhancing service provision to ensure alignment of the department's strategic vision. Works collaboratively with City staff in the delivery of programs and services. Participates in the evaluation and development of Best Practices in the delivery of department programs and services. Develops staff rotation schedule to support cross training.    INNOVATION Oversees recreation operations by evaluating conditions of facilities, making recommendations for improvements in regards to safety, appearance and program enhancement and supervising facility maintenance and custodial needs. Thoughtfully develop and promote programs utilizing community and city data while considering equity and inclusion. Researches trends for innovation and evidence based practices, conducting surveys for community needs, participating on planning teams to develop programming and making recommendations.    LEADERSHIP Hires, trains, supervises, evaluates, develops and disciplines subordinate employees for development of a professional and support staff with a high degree of competence and sound judgment. Continuously develop and use effective strategies and interpersonal styles to engage and guide others toward the accomplishment of identified objectives and goals in the best interest of the Park Board and community. Ensure that personal conduct at all times is professional and respectful.    Apply the proper safety/security practices according to established protocols, guidelines and policies. Oversee the daily operation of the facility, ensuring policy compliance, facility care, event related assistance, and risk management Awareness. Oversee the daily opening and closing of the facility, ensuring consistent procedures. Research materials and equipment for facility improvements. Implement facility improvements as directed. Coordinate work schedules and work assignments to meet the overall operations objectives. Identify situations where substantial concerns exist with respect to operations and prepare recommendations for escalation to achieve resolution. Participate in neighborhood and advisory activity groups to promote, interpret and evaluate park programs and establish and maintain effective working relationships with users of park facilities and the general public.   COMMUNICATION & CUSTOMER SERVICE Provides customer service by responding to requests from the general public, providing information and informing and enforcing facility guidelines and safety standards. Develops and recommends policies to enhance and improve recreation facilities and services. The position is expected to stay up-to-date on department and city projects in order to provide accurate and timely information to the community. Respond directly to and address participant/parental concerns and problems. Foster meaningful interaction among people through the exchange of information to produce understanding. Support related department communication activities; including responding to public telephone calls and preparing related correspondence and internal briefings.   ACCOUNTABILITY    Maintains accurate records and data for participant assessments, program participation, budget and staffing, and analyzing data for planning and evaluation purposes. Fiscal management -budget development and oversight. Perform administrative functions relating to RecTrac, payroll, budgeting, scheduling, fee collection, managing and scheduling facility rentals, securing facility revenue,  and associated activities Responsible for housekeeping, daily facility presentation and event needs of the Recreation Center. Will have oversight of facility attendants and staff to ensure cleanliness of facilities.   SERVICE Manages and enhances programs by researching, developing, implementing and evaluating comprehensive recreation programs, events and activities. Focus on senior populations and supporting departmental and city-wide Equity & inclusion goals. Demonstrate respect and sensitivity for cultural differences. Consistently work toward the common good of the organization and encourage others to do the same. Enhanced local government transparency and accountability to their citizens and the province.   Supplemental Functions: Performs other similar duties as required. Education & Experience Required Education & Experience: Associate's degree or two-year college degree in the field of Parks & Recreation Management, Leisure Studies, Arts Administration or related field, with three (3) to five (5) years of progressively responsible related experience including some supervisory experience. Must have 2-3 years of Parks & Recreation experience and/or 2-3 years of equivalent programming experience in a relevant field. Licensing and Certifications: Valid North Carolina Driver's License or the ability to obtain one 90 days from hire. CPR/First Aid Certification Required. Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Working Conditions KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND WORKING CONDITIONS:   Knowledge: Advanced knowledge of procedures and practices to analyze and resolve unusual or difficult problems.   Skills & Abilities: Ability to process and use complicated workplace data and graphics; summarize, compare and identify trends between and among detailed forms, tables, graphs, diagrams, maps, etc. Ability to conduct research of existing, internal policies and procedures Ability to compile data into a technical report and share with a direct supervisor or department director. 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.  General knowledge of office methods, equipment, procedures, and practices. Knowledge of Windows-based computer systems. Ability to effectively communicate both orally and written; strong public speaking ability. Ability to establish and maintain a cooperative working relationship with staff, students, faculty and others. Demonstrated skills in group supervision/leadership. Ability to gather and analyze complex data and situations in order to draw valid conclusions and make appropriate recommendations. Excellent organizational skills and the ability to coordinate multiple projects and meet deadlines. Working knowledge of safety standards and procedures. Demonstrated ability to work well with others on diverse teams. Working knowledge and understanding of financial record-keeping methods, procedures and practice. Knowledge of appropriate, safe cleaning practices for a large scale facility. Working knowledge of the practices, procedures and activities of personnel development and programming. Ability to provide excellent customer service to a diverse population Coordinate ordering, shipping and receiving and delivery of supplies and materials. Submit Service Requests and Work Orders Facilitate meetings, conduct performance evaluations, establish goals, and monitor day-to-day operations.
City of Asheville Asheville, NC, USA
May 08, 2019
Summary About Us The City of Asheville is dedicated to providing quality service for the residents and visitors of our beautiful city, nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains of western North Carolina. Asheville, NC is a thriving mountain city that has a culture enriched in diversity. The City of Asheville values and respects a diverse community, workforce and ideas, and is committed to promoting an equitable, fair, and just employment environment. Our organization seeks to create and provide access and opportunities to employees, residents and visitors to fulfill their potential through inclusive engagement practices.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status. About the Opportunity The City of Asheville's General Services Department is looking for a motivated, detail-oriented individual to join their team as a custodian.  An employee in this class performs a variety of duties in the care and cleaning of assigned City buildings, facilities and areas.  Work is repetitive in nature requiring efficient performance of simple and heavy-duty building cleaning and maintenance duties.  Work is performed under general supervision and is reviewed through inspection of completed tasks. The facility attendant will also assist in coverage as an elevator operator for City Hall on a back-up basis as needed. Full Time, Monday - Friday, 40 hours per week, 8 hour shifts between 7:00AM and 5:30PM. Schedule is determined by supervisor and staffing needs. Essential Duties & Responsibilities ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS Sweeps, mops, vacuums and/or buffs floor surfaces. Cleans restroom areas and replenishes paper supplies and soap as necessary. Cleans windows, walls, woodwork and/or light fixtures. Empties trash receptacles. Dusts furniture and fixtures. Pick up recycling and set up for pick up weekly.     ADDITIONAL JOB FUNCTIONS Serve as a back-up Elevator Operator for City Hall as needed Performs related work as required. Education & Experience Education/Experience: Basic knowledge of customer service, custodial responsibilities, with some related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.  Licensing and Certifications: Valid North Carolina Driver's License (or our of state with the ability to obtain the same) Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Working Conditions Knowledge: General knowledge of learned procedures, practices, routines to deal effectively with routine work. Knowledge of cleaning procedures. Knowledge of the layout of assigned buildings and facilities.  Skills: Ability to read and understand basic workplace data, such as simple forms, tables, graphs, schedules, etc. Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written form. Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships as required by work assignments. Ability to work independently with limited supervision. Ability to analyze and interpret policy and procedural guidelines and to apply this understanding to tasks. Ability to bring resources together to resolve a problem or provide a solution. Ability to perform medium to heavy physical work.
City of Asheville Asheville, NC, USA
May 03, 2019
Summary About Us The City of Asheville is dedicated to providing quality service for the residents and visitors of our beautiful city, nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains of western North Carolina. Asheville, NC is a thriving mountain city that has a culture enriched in diversity. The City of Asheville values and respects a diverse community, workforce and ideas, and is committed to promoting an equitable, fair, and just employment environment. Our organization seeks to create and provide access and opportunities to employees, residents and visitors to fulfill their potential through inclusive engagement practices.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status. About the Opportunity The U.S Cellular Center is seeking to fill a part-time seasonal position of Event Coordinator.  The purpose of this position is to perform responsible supervisory and public contact work in directing, and coordinating Asheville Civic Center events. Job Details   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.  This  position will remain open until  it is filled, with application review beginning on Monday, May 13, 2019.   Essential Duties & Responsibilities Essential Duties and Responsibilities The chosen candidate will: Act as Manager-On-Duty, when appropriate, during various events. Ensure that equipment and supplies are secured well in advance of events. Attend Civic Center meetings, advising members of activities and special needs of the Civic Center. Supervise the work of subordinate events staff; this includes ushers, ticket takers, and Security. Respond to inquiries and complaints from promoters, the general public, and others regarding events; and finds timely solutions to problems. Ensure each staff member is clocked in/out using Attendance Enterprise software. Recommend and/or make modifications to existing facilities to accommodate the needs of handicapped patrons. Supplemental Functions Performs other similar duties as required. Education & Experience Education and Experience: Associates degree or two year vocational college with one (1) to three (3) years of experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job. Licensing and Certifications:  None required. Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Working Conditions Knowledge: Advanced knowledge of procedures and practices to analyze and resolve unusual or difficult problems.  Skills:  The ideal applicant should possess the...  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 for work practices, programs and policies and is preferred for managing obstacles. 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.
City of Asheville Asheville, NC, USA
May 01, 2019
Summary About us: The City of Asheville is dedicated to providing quality service for the residents and visitors of our beautiful city, nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains of western North Carolina. Asheville, NC is a thriving mountain city that has a culture enriched in diversity. The City of Asheville values and respects a diverse community, workforce and ideas, and is committed to promoting an equitable, fair, and just employment environment. Our organization seeks to create and provide access and opportunities to employees, residents and visitors to fulfill their potential through inclusive engagement practices.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status. About our opportunity: The Public Works Department is currently hiring a full-time Program Manager in the Stormwater Division who will serve under the direction of the Stormwater Division Manager. The Program Manager will serve as a subject matter expert and perform complex work in the Stormwater Division in addition to supporting existing and future City of Asheville Stormwater Capital Improvement projects in accordance with their scope, budget and schedule. This position assigns projects, supervises staff, assists in planning, coordinating, and managing a wide variety of significant Stormwater projects; acts as a liaison for the City with a variety of private, public, and community organizations, consultants, contractors, the public, grantors, and regulatory agencies; performs advanced-level professional program management; conducts studies and develops recommendations for action, policies and procedures; and provides professional assistance to the Public Works team. The Ideal Candidate: The ideal candidate will have a strong combination of technical and supervisory skills. The ideal professional background and characteristics for the Stormwater Program Manager include: Thorough knowledge of principles and practices in civil engineering, stormwater management, project management, public infrastructure including streets and other utilities, construction practices and standards as applicable to the design and construction of capital improvement projects. Strong skills related to principles and techniques of conducting analytical studies, evaluating alternatives,and making sound recommendations. A good communicator with experience in building networks and positive relationships with both internal and external customers.  Experience in implementing and monitoring budgets and expenditures. Impeccable attention to detail.  An ability to adapt to the shifting demands of different situations as well as the ability to multitask.   $60.102.89 - $93,760.51 pay range. Starting pay negotiable depending on qualifications. Initial application review will occur on March 13th, 2019. Applications will be reviewed weekly after initial review date. Essential Duties & Responsibilities  Develops and manages the Stormwater Capital Improvement Program by evaluating stormwater needs across the City and operating within the annual budget for the program; prepares long-range plans, preliminary engineering assessments and cost estimates, project scopes of work and schedules, budget documents related to the projects, project presentations and other strategic documents. Manages, coordinates and monitors stormwater capital projects by reviewing project designs; preparing construction drawings and specifications; preparing and/or coordinating permits, right-of-way or easement acquisitions, agreements, contract documents, bid packages and the bidding process, closing out projects, and other activities as necessary to ensure that projects are completed on schedule and within budget. Oversees, coordinates, and/or reviews work of consultants and contractors, regulatory agencies, funding partners; approves and oversees payments. Monitors progress of projects both in design and under construction and resolves conflicts with contractor performance. Provides engineering recommendations and professional technical oversight related to stormwater and floodplain management, water quality, and environmental impacts. Manages compliance with applicable rules, regulations, policies and procedures. Supervises, evaluates and trains assigned staff; plans, organizes, assigns and reviews the work of assigned staff in the Stormwater Capital team, including coordinating the scheduling of projects and programs, and conducts staff meetings. Oversees and monitors operations and activities of City staff who are assigned as project managers; recommends improvements and modifications; and prepares various reports on projects, programs, and activities; assists in the implementation of goals and objectives; implements policies and procedures. Develops and monitors the annual budget for the Stormwater Capital team and assists other departments in preparing project budgets related to stormwater project needs. Evaluates funding sources including grant opportunities, program revisions and policy and procedure changes and updates. Education & Experience Education and Experience: Bachelor's degree required in Civil Engineering or related field, with five (5) to seven (7) years of progressively responsible experience in stormwater management and design, construction of public infrastructure. Program management and supervisory experience is required. Experience with the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) is strongly preferred. Experience with the National Flood Insurance Program is strongly preferred.  Licensing and Certifications: Professional Engineering License in the state of North Carolina is required. Possession of, or the ability to obtain a Class C driver's license in NC within 90 days of hire. Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Working Conditions Knowledge: Thorough knowledge of principles and practices of employee supervision, including work planning, assignment, review, and training of staff in work procedures. Thorough knowledge of stormwater conveyance and watershed modeling, including stormwater quality treatment and quantity control measures. Thorough knowledge of the National Flood Insurance Program requirements and floodplain modeling and the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit program requirements. Thorough knowledge of principles and practices in civil engineering, stormwater infrastructure, project management, public infrastructure including streets and other utilities, construction practices and standards as applicable to the design and construction of capital improvement projects including cost estimating, scheduling, identifying the critical path of projects, accounting and cost tracking. Principles and techniques of conducting analytical studies, evaluating alternatives, and making sound recommendations. Knowledge of public relations techniques and planning to avoid project impacts on surrounding property owners. Knowledge of principles and practices of public agency budget development and administration and sound financial management policies and procedures with emphasis in project budget management. Knowledge of applicable Federal, State and local laws, codes, regulations, policies, guidelines, and technical processes, and procedures related to construction and/or stormwater capital improvement projects. Effectively representing the City in contracts with governmental agencies, community groups, and various business, professional, educational, regulatory, and legislative organizations. Knowledge and comprehensive understanding of the field of program management and the application of advanced principles, techniques and theory. Skills and Abilities: Ability to effectively provide a high level of customer service to the public and City Staff. Ability to perform advanced Civil Engineering functions related to design and construction administration. Ability to conduct advanced research on organizational policies and procedures, best practices and innovative techniques. Ability to research program documents and narrative materials, and develop reports from information gathered. Ability to compile data into a technical report and share with the public, a direct supervisor, department director, City Manager's Office, or City Council. Ability to think creatively for work practices, programs and policies. 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, regulations 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 manage complex projects and to lead project management teams on specific projects from conception through closeout. Ability to perform responsible professional project management support with accuracy, speed and minimal supervision. Ability to enforce necessary codes and regulations with firmness and tact. Ability to understand the organization and operation of the City and of outside agencies as necessary to assume assigned responsibilities. Ability to effectively conduct meetings and make presentations to various groups. Ability to research, analyzes, and summarizes data, and prepare, present, and maintain accurate and reliable reports containing findings and recommendations. Ability to organize and prioritize a variety of projects and multiple tasks in an effective and timely manner; organize own work, set priorities, and meet critical time deadlines. Ability to use tact, initiative, prudence, and independent judgment within general policy, procedural and legal guidelines. Working and Environmental Conditions: The Program Manager will work partially in an office environment with moderate noise levels and controlled temperature conditions, and partially in the field and are occasionally exposed to loud noise levels, cold and hot temperatures, and inclement weather conditions. The Program Manager may also be required to work on evenings, weekends and holidays as needed.     
City of Asheville Asheville, NC, USA
May 01, 2019
Summary About us: The City of Asheville is dedicated to providing quality service for the residents and visitors of our beautiful city, nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains of western North Carolina. Asheville, NC is a thriving mountain city that has a culture enriched in diversity. The City of Asheville values and respects a diverse community, workforce and ideas, and is committed to promoting an equitable, fair, and just employment environment. Our organization seeks to create and provide access and opportunities to employees, residents and visitors to fulfill their potential through inclusive engagement practices.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status. About our opportunity: The City of Asheville has immediate needs for a Senior Equipment Operator in our Sanitation Division! Join our team today and to make difference in beautifying our community. The City of Asheville is excited to hire a Senior Equipment Operator within the Public Works Department, Sanitation Division. The purpose of this position is to operate heavy motorized equipment used in the solid waste/sanitation collection industry.  Candidates must have a valid NC Commercial Driver's License (CDL), Class B or A to be considered. We Value Your Driving Experience! **Supplemental Pay Opportunity - Senior Equipment Operators will have the opportunity to receive an additional $2.00/hour supplemental pay benefit if/when they drive an automated side loader (including during training) on Sanitation collection routes. Additional Benefits Uniforms provided at no cost to employee Safety boot allowance after successful completion of probationary period twice annually On the job training; CDL license paid for by the City of Asheville Access to internal promotional opportunities Professional development opportunities Work Schedule:  This position generally works Monday through Thursday from 7 a.m. - 5:30 p.m (40 hours). However, this position may also work Fridays, weekends, holidays, or during emergency situations or special events as needed. This position is open until filled with applications being reviewed weekly. Essential Duties & Responsibilities Operates a variety of heavy motorized equipment used in the sanitation industry and public works operations, including automated side loader, knuckleboom, and rear packer, in the collection of trash and brush along specified routes.  May also operate other heavy motorized equipment, including forklift or snow plow as needed. Performs pre- and post-trip inspections and 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. Maintains clean vehicle and parking area. Trains less experienced operators in the operation of sanitation equipment. Documents, collects, and provides daily paperwork and information to supervisor, including weight tickets and inspection reports. Provides excellent customer service to City residents. Performs a variety of manual or semi-skilled labor when needed for the Sanitation Division and Public Works Department. Supplemental Functions: Performs all positional work functions in the Sanitation Division as needed. Performs related work as required. Education & Experience High school diploma or equivalency with at least one year of heavy equipment experience, with solid waste collection equipment preferred; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job. Licensing and Certifications: Valid North Carolina Commercial Driver's License (Class A or B). Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Working Conditions Knowledge: Advanced knowledge of procedures and practices to analyze and resolve unusual or difficult problems. Skills: Ability to read and understand basic workplace data, such as simple forms, tables, graphs, schedules, etc. Ability to conduct research of existing, internal policies and procedures Ability to think creatively in all areas for the purpose of increasing efficiency and effectiveness. Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written form. Ability to 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.
City of Asheville Asheville, NC, USA
May 01, 2019
Summary About Us The City of Asheville is dedicated to providing quality service for the residents and visitors of our beautiful city, nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains of western North Carolina. Asheville, NC is a thriving mountain city that has a culture enriched in diversity. The City of Asheville values and respects a diverse community, workforce and ideas, and is committed to promoting an equitable, fair, and just employment environment. Our organization seeks to create and provide access and opportunities to employees, residents and visitors to fulfill their potential through inclusive engagement practices.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status. About our Opportunity The City of Asheville's US Cellular Center is seek a motivated and experienced individual to join the team. The purpose of this position is to maintain and repair City facilities.   Full Time 40 Hrs Week Monday-Friday 8:00-4:30 Must be willing to work evenings, weekends, and be flexible to adjust work schedule based on events. This position will remain posted until filled, with applications reviewed as they are received.   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. Essential Duties & Responsibilities An employee in this class performs skilled work in the maintenance and repair of electrical and mechanical equipment and semi-skilled maintenance and repair work requiring knowledge of building trade skills.  Employee is responsible for performance at a skilled level in one or more building trades, such as electrical, plumbing, carpentry, masonry, installation of equipment, and heating and air conditioning.  Work may involve supervision of semi-skilled or unskilled employees assisting with various assignments and oversight of contracted workers.  Work assignments are usually performed independently and require considerable independent judgment and initiative in completing tasks efficiently.  Work is performed under general supervision of the Operations Manager and is evaluated on the basis of compliance with work orders and the efficient and effective utilization of materials, equipment and labor. ADDITIONAL JOB FUNCTIONS Drives van or truck to transport supplies, materials and/or workers to and from job sites. Supervises or acts as lead worker for a small crew on an assigned task. May assist in planning, developing and constructing program-related apparatus or fixtures if assigned to Civic Center. Performs related work as required. Education & Experience Education/Experience: High school diploma or equivalency with one (1) to three (3) years of related building repair and maintenance experience, working on large scale, complex projects; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job. Licensing and Certifications: Valid North Carolina Driver's License or out-of-state with the ability to obtain the same. Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Working Conditions Thorough knowledge of the procedures, materials and equipment related to the plumbing, masonry, heating and air conditioning, carpentry and painting trades. Considerable knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions of the maintenance trades involved in the work. General knowledge of the applicable codes and regulations related to the maintenance work performed. Skill in the use of a variety of hand and power tools necessary in performing mechanical, carpentry, electrical, plumbing and allied building repair and maintenance work. Ability to read and interpret blueprints and specifications. Ability to operate the more common types of machine shop equipment. Ability to supervise the work of semi-skilled and unskilled workers. Ability to understand and follow complex oral and written instructions. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships as necessitated by work assignments.
City of Asheville Asheville, NC, USA
May 01, 2019
Summary About Us The City of Asheville is dedicated to providing quality service for the residents and visitors of our beautiful city, nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains of western North Carolina. Asheville, NC is a thriving mountain city that has a culture enriched in diversity. The City of Asheville values and respects a diverse community, workforce and ideas, and is committed to promoting an equitable, fair, and just employment environment. Our organization seeks to create and provide access and opportunities to employees, residents and visitors to fulfill their potential through inclusive engagement practices.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status. About Our Opportunity The City of Asheville invites you to apply to be a part of the 2019 Parks & Recreation Department's Summer Camp Support Staff. We are looking for staff who are energetic and engaging; have strong leadership skills and ability to model responsible mature behavior as they facilitate a variety of activities for youth in our summer camp programming. Applicants will be working directly with youth ranging from rising 1st -5 th grades and rising 6 th -9 th grades.  Summer Camp Hours: 8:00 am - 6:30 pm with varied opening and closing shifts. Staff may be scheduled for additional night and weekend shifts based on department need.    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.   This position is open until filled with an initial application review beginning on February 4th.  Essential Duties & Responsibilities Prepares, organizes, and facilitates daily and weekly activity schedules. Will lead a variety of group games, crafts, and other various activities. Will supervise and participate in all recreational activities with youth. Will safely supervise all field trips, enrichment activities, group activities, etc. for appointed site. Administer first aid as needed. Responsible for behavior management of participants as needed. Includes recognizing and responding to issues in a timely manner. Documenting issues and communicating necessary information to appropriate persons. Maintains a positive attitude at all times and provide positive customer service to participants and the public. Assists in maintaining cleanliness of facility after activities and camp work days. Performs other related tasks as needed.  Education & Experience Leadership skills in a day camp setting preferred. Must be willing to take and able to pass City provided Adult and Child CPR/American Red Cross First Aid certification class. Unless currently certified. Must be able to serve for the entirety of the 11 week summer program. Starting with mandatory training June 3rd-7th, and the length of camp June 10th through August 16th, 2019.  Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Working Conditions Knowledge: General knowledge of community recreation work and practices. Should include knowledge for use of equipment and leadership techniques. Familiarity with relevant rules and regulations pertaining to social, artistic, and athletic programs for youth. Skills and Abilities: Ability to facilitate a variety of recreational activities. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates, participants, and members of the general public. Ability to enforce city, departmental, and program rules and regulations. Ability to prepare and maintain program records. Working Conditions & Physical Requirements: Must be able to work in both indoor and outdoor setting. Able to handle long periods of standing and physical activities. Some shifts may require prolonged exposure to outdoor working environments. 
City of Asheville Asheville, NC, USA
May 01, 2019
Summary About us: The City of Asheville is dedicated to providing quality service for the residents and visitors of our beautiful city, nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains of western North Carolina. Asheville, NC is a thriving mountain city that has a culture enriched in diversity. The City of Asheville values and respects a diverse community, workforce and ideas, and is committed to promoting an equitable, fair, and just employment environment. Our organization seeks to create and provide access and opportunities to employees, residents and visitors to fulfill their potential through inclusive engagement practices.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status. About our opportunity: The City of Asheville invites you to apply to be a part of the 2019 Parks & Recreation department summer staff. Outdoor Programs focus on both outdoor adventure and environmental science based activities. We are looking for staff who are energetic and engaging, have strong leadership skills and ability to model responsible mature behavior as they facilitate a variety of outdoor activities for youth and teens in our summer camp programming.  Shift hours are 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM, with some overnights and weekends. Program begins Monday, June 3, 2019 and ends Friday, August 2, 2019.  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.    Essential Duties & Responsibilities Plans and lads activities for youth ages 6-17. Acts as a leader in group or individual games. Prepares outdoor recreation equipment for use.  Supervises and/or participates in outdoor recreational activities (i.e. hiking, camping, biking, fishing, rafting, canoeing, swimming and nature exploration).  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.  Education & Experience Graduation from high school or equivalent.  One year of experience (preferred). 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.  Current North Carolina or out-of-state driver's license. At least 21 years of age.  Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Working Conditions General knowledge of the methods and practices of outdoor recreation programs including knowledge of the proper use of outdoor equipment and risk management systems.  Ability to instruct outdoor recreational activities.  Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates, program participant and the general public.  Ability to enforce rules and regulations and maintain program standards. Ability to prepare and maintain records.  Working Conditions & Physical Requirements:  Must be able to work in both indoor and outdoor settings.  Able to handle long periods of standing and physical activities.  Physical ability to hike at least 3 miles on uneven terrain. May experience prolonged exposure to outdoor working environments. 
City of Asheville Asheville, NC, USA
May 01, 2019
Summary About Us The City of Asheville is dedicated to providing quality service for the residents and visitors of our beautiful city, nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains of western North Carolina. Asheville, NC is a thriving mountain city that has a culture enriched in diversity. The City of Asheville values and respects a diverse community, workforce and ideas, and is committed to promoting an equitable, fair, and just employment environment. Our organization seeks to create and provide access and opportunities to employees, residents and visitors to fulfill their potential through inclusive engagement practices.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status. About Our Opportunity The City of Asheville invites you to apply to be a part of the 2019 Parks & Recreation Department's Summer Camp Support Staff - Therapeutic Recreation. Summer Support Staff will be responsible for program planning and implementation for youth with disabilities ages 6-18 years old. Summer Support Staff will complete weekly schedules of activities and lead all activities as well. Summer Camp Hours:  8:30 am - 5:30 pm with varied opening and closing shifts. Staff may be scheduled for additional night and weekend shifts based on department need.  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.   This position is open until filled with an initial application review beginning on February 4th.  Essential Duties & Responsibilities 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. Education & Experience Required: Graduation from high school or equivalent. Adult and Child CPR/American Red Cross First Aid certifications must be current or obtained by the first day of employment. Preferred:  Experience working in a camp setting for youth with disabilities preferred.  Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Working Conditions Knowledge: 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. Skills and Abilities: Ability to instruct common 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 discipline. Ability to prepare and maintain records.
City of Asheville Asheville, NC, USA
May 01, 2019
Summary About Us The City of Asheville is dedicated to providing quality service for the residents and visitors of our beautiful city, nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains of western North Carolina. Asheville, NC is a thriving mountain city that has a culture enriched in diversity. The City of Asheville values and respects a diverse community, workforce and ideas, and is committed to promoting an equitable, fair, and just employment environment. Our organization seeks to create and provide access and opportunities to employees, residents and visitors to fulfill their potential through inclusive engagement practices.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status. About Our Opportunity We are currently hiring a full-time, seasonal Support Staff - Athletics to join the Parks and Recreation Department summer staff.  This position will assist and oversee athletic program operations at recreation facilities which include ball fields, gymnasiums, parks and other City-owned facilities.  Work Schedule:  Generally 20 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 This position is open until filled with applications being reviewed weekly.  Essential Duties & Responsibilities Keeps scorebook for athletic programs and runs a scoreboard. Manages equipment. Provides excellent customer service and communication to patrons. Ensures safety rules and procedures are followed. Provides program set-up and tear-down as scheduled. Supervises rental of facilities. Maintains cleanliness and organization at their workplace. Performs routine park maintenance, such as cleaning out base hubs out and raking field if necessary. Performs incidental janitorial work such as picking up trash, bathroom cleaning, and emptying trash receptacles. Performs related work as required. Keeps accurate scores of ball games and report statistics (basketball, flag football, volleyball, softball and other sports as offered by the City). Maintains ball fields, gym space and other areas of play to ensure safety of participants. Communicates clearly both in writing and verbally with the public and co-workers. Education & Experience Education: At least 1 year of experience with athletics which may include participating on teams as a player, captain, manager or coach and the ability to learn to keep score/statistics for various sports and recreation programs. Licensing:  Possess a valid NC Drivers license or an out-of-state driver's license with the ability to obtain the same (preferred). CPR/First Aid Certified or ability to obtain certification within the first 3 months of employment. Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Working Conditions Knowledge: Knowledge of principles and organization of various sports and leagues including how to provide positive customer and personal services to players, coaches, volunteers, and families. Some knowledge of various City park locations and general functions. Skills and Abilities: Ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions. Ability to multi-task in order to adequately keep score, maintain a sports scoreboard and clearly communicate with sports officials and patrons. Ability to understand and communicate rules of various sports as outlined in rule and regulation guide books. Ability to lift at least 10 lbs., stand and walk for long periods of time. Ability to see and hear adequately and to notice unusual conditions. Ability to acquire knowledge of the rules and regulations related to departmental and/or divisional policies and procedures within a reasonable training period. Ability to deal tactfully and effectively with City employees and the general public.
City of Asheville Asheville, NC, USA
May 01, 2019
Summary The City of Asheville is dedicated to providing quality service for the residents and visitors of our beautiful city, nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains of western North Carolina. Asheville, NC is a thriving mountain city that has a culture enriched in diversity. The City of Asheville values and respects a diverse community, workforce and ideas, and is committed to promoting an equitable, fair, and just employment environment. Our organization seeks to create and provide access and opportunities to employees, residents and visitors to fulfill their potential through inclusive engagement practices.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status. We invite you to apply to join our team as a Temporary Seasonal Laborer with the Public Works Department, Sanitation Division.  The purpose of this position is to perform as a laborer on the sanitation crew collecting trash and brush for the citizens of the City of Asheville. Work Schedule: Monday -Thursday 7 am-5:30 pm (4-day work week/40 hours per week) This position is a temporary/seasonal position. This position will NOT be eligible for benefits, paid leave time (vacation, sick, holiday) nor participation in the retirement system. This position is open until filled and applications will be reviewed on a weekly basis.   Essential Duties & Responsibilities Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Picks up and loads debris and refuse, primarily brush and leaves, but may also collect bulky waste, animal carcasses, roadside litter, and trash. Operates and maintains an assortment of tools used in collection and maintenance activities. Completes logs and forms as needed.   Supplemental Functions: Occasional special event work, including set-up and break down of containers and waste collection. Work overtime and on holidays as needed. Assist other Public Works Departments as needed, including snow removal or debris removal during weather events. Performs other similar duties as required.   Education & Experience Required Education and Experience: Work requires the ability to read and understand written instructions, to understand simple processes, and the routine operation of machines. Preferred Requirements: High school diploma or GED equivalency preferred. Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Working Conditions Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Working Conditions 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. Skills & Abilities: 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. 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.
City of Asheville Asheville, NC, USA
May 01, 2019
Summary Job Summary The City of Asheville is currently looking for a full-time Trades Worker for the General Services Department, Facility Maintenance Division. The purpose of this position is to maintain and repair City facilities, related systems and equipment. Performs routine tasks to ensure the safety and well-being of building occupants. Non-exempt, Full-Time Position; 40 Hours Per Week Work Schedule:  10 hour days - Monday - Thursday or Tuesday - Friday rotating every 3 months.   Essential Duties & Responsibilities Essential Duties & Responsibilities Performs or assists with preventative maintenance of all HVAC, electrical and plumbing systems etc. Performs or assists with troubleshooting and repairs of all HVAC, electrical, plumbing, roof leaks etc. Evaluates the need for repair or replacement systems and devices. Answers and evaluates customer and employee complaints to determine necessary repairs or services needed to correct the situation. Performs customer relations duties by handling issues promptly and courteously. Operates trucks, construction equipment, power tools and various maintenance devices. Processes work orders and purchases parts and materials. Performs general carpentry work assisting in the construction, repair or alteration of floors, walls, roofs, stairways, partitions, doors, windows, screens and various other wooden articles; hangs, plasters and finishes drywall. Performs general painting work, which includes preparing surfaces and applying paint or stain. Performs or assists in the maintenance of plumbing systems including installing fixtures, repairing leaks, clearing drains and replacing valves and faulty fittings or sections in lines. Performs or assists in the maintenance of various electrical systems, including replacing faulty switches, outlets, light bulbs, and ballasts. Performs or assists in maintenance of heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems, including changing filters, installing ductwork and chassis parts, wrapping pipes in insulation, etc. Will be responsible for monthly building PM's at various buildings as assigned. Supplemental Functions: Performs other similar duties as required. Education & Experience Required Education & Experience High school diploma or equivalency, with 1-3 years of related building repair and maintenance experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job. Licensing and Certifications: Valid North Carolina Driver's License required. Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Working Conditions Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Working Conditions Knowledge: Basic knowledge of principles and terminology for the field. Skills & Abilities: Ability to read and understand basic workplace data, such as simple forms, tables, graphs, schedules, etc. Ability to conduct research of existing, internal policies and procedures. Ability to compile data into a formal report or recommendation shared with others and often verbally presented. Ability to think creatively in all areas for the purpose of increasing efficiency and effectiveness. Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written form. Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships as required by work assignments. Ability to work independently with limited supervision. Ability to bring resources together to resolve a problem or provide a solution.
City of Asheville Asheville, NC, USA
May 01, 2019
Summary About Us The City of Asheville is dedicated to providing quality service for the residents and visitors of our beautiful city, nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains of western North Carolina. Asheville, NC is a thriving mountain city that has a culture enriched in diversity. The City of Asheville values and respects a diverse community, workforce and ideas, and is committed to promoting an equitable, fair, and just employment environment. Our organization seeks to create and provide access and opportunities to employees, residents and visitors to fulfill their potential through inclusive engagement practices.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status. About Our Opportunity We are currently hiring a full-time, non-exempt Water Maintenance Worker I to join the Water Resources 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, Overtime, Including Nights and Weekends, or as Needed in all types of weather Base Work Schedule is Monday - Friday: 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM with One Week Rotating On-Call Schedule 3:00 PM - 11:00 PM Monday - Friday ( Emergency coverage 11:00 PM - 7:00 AM ); Saturday and Sunday Emergency On-Call Standby Coverage only ( Occurs approximately every ten weeks )   Essential Duties & Responsibilities Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Prepares and transports materials and equipment to the job site  and removes debris unsuitable for backfill from the 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 the 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 the job site is in a major road or dangerous road/curve. Works on a crew on the installation or removal of water taps and mains, water valve boxes, hydrants and associated fixtures; assists in repair and replacement of 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, and must possess the ability to lift up to 100 lbs,and use a shovel for extended periods of time.  Supplemental Functions: Performs other similar duties as required. Education & Experience Education/Experience: High school diploma or equivalent is required, with some experience involving interaction with the general public. Licensing and Certifications: Must have a current NC Driver's License.  Must obtain a Class "A" CDL NC Driver's License within 6 months of hire date. Must obtain a Class "C" Water Distribution Certification within 2 years of hire date.  Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Working Conditions The ideal candidate: Should have general knowledge of learned procedures, practices, and routines to deal effectively with routine work. Skills: Should possess the ability to read and understand basic workplace data, such as simple forms, tables, graphs, schedules, etc. Should possess the ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written form. Should possess the ability to analyze situations to pinpoint problems and assist with solving problems or identifying sources of obstacles. Should possess the ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships as required by work assignments. Should possess the ability to work independently with limited supervision. Should possess the ability to analyze and interpret policy and procedural guidelines and to apply this understanding to tasks. Should possess the ability to bring resources together to resolve a problem or provide a solution. Should possess the ability to become knowledgeable of parts and tools required to perform maintenance and repairs on the water main system. Should possess the ability to follow safety guidelines, policies and procedures that are mandated by OSHA and the City of Asheville.
City of Asheville Asheville, NC, USA
May 01, 2019
Summary About Us The City of Asheville is dedicated to providing quality service for the residents and visitors of our beautiful city, nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains of western North Carolina. Asheville, NC is a thriving mountain city that has a culture enriched in diversity. The City of Asheville values and respects a diverse community, workforce and ideas, and is committed to promoting an equitable, fair, and just employment environment. Our organization seeks to create and provide access and opportunities to employees, residents and visitors to fulfill their potential through inclusive engagement practices.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status. About Our Opportunity We are currently hiring a full-time, seasonal Assistant Pool Managers to join the Parks and Recreation Department Summer Pool Staff. We are currently looking to hire TWO (2) Assistant Pool Managers. The Assistant 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 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. This position is open until filled with an initial application review beginning on January 28, 2019.  Essential Duties & Responsibilities Assists manager with staff, schedules, facility & pool maintenance. 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. 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. Performs related work as required. Education & Experience Minimum Qualifications: Lifeguard certifications from American Red Cross . Certified in Red Cross CPR and First Aid. Must be 21 years of age. High school degree or GED. 1 or more years of experience in pool management/operations. Supervisory experience.   Working knowledge of swimming pool filters, plumbing and mechanical operations. Preferred Qualifications: Certified Pool Operator (CPO), Water Safety Instructor (WSI), and Life Guard Instructor (LGI) Certifications. Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Working Conditions 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.