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
Sep 15, 2017
Job Summary The City of Asheville is currently looking to hire a full-time, non-exempt Business Process Analyst for the Department of Development Services. The purpose of this position is to continuously improve business process for the department through the use of data, data analysis, communication with internal and external stakeholders, and a review of practices in the department and with cohorts in other municipalities and businesses. Works with department director and designee to implement new processes, educate staff, manage improvement projects, and create more effective and customer friendly ways of doing departmental business. Work Schedule: Monday -Friday, 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM (37.5 Hours Per Week/Non-Exempt Position) City of Asheville Benefits Package Includes: Health Insurance (choice of plans) Dental Insurance Vision Insurance Health Services Clinic available to employee and dependents during work hours Nationally recognized disease management programs 5% employer contribution to 401(k) ICMA 457voluntary Contributory retirement system (LGERS) 12 days paid vacation leave per year; increases with service to 20 days per year 12 days paid sick leave per year; increases with service to 15 days per year 11 paid holidays per year Employee Assistance Program Sick Leave Sharing Bank Medical and Dependent Care Reimbursement Plans Life Insurance Tuition Reimbursement Program Employee Discounts Essential Duties & Responsibilities Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Identifies internal and external needs from user requests and develops strategies to meet those needs. Analyzes business processes, workflows, and other organizational issues and develops data driven procedures, operational processes, and solutions. Determines, implements, and evaluates business metrics to meet ongoing organizational or customer information needs. Communicates complex data in comprehensible ways, including through reports, presentations, and other forms of communication. Performs organizational or informational research for director or other leadership team members. Works with managers to review results and determine appropriate response, including process improvements or process design. Critically evaluates information from multiple sources and clearly disseminates results in a final analysis. Serves as project manager for special projects. Provides training and orientation for staff when implementing new customer service or business process systems. Identifies other training and development needs and requirements. Supplemental Functions: Performs other similar duties as required. Education and Experience Education/Experience: Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Project Management, Public Administration, or related field 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 Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge: Advanced knowledge of procedures and practices to analyze and resolve unusual or difficult problems. Understanding of workflow analysis, process improvement, and organizational change initiatives. Skills: Ability to process and use complicated workspace data and graphics; summarize, compare and identify trends between and among detailed forms, tables, graphs, diagrams, maps, etc. Ability to conduct advanced research on organizational policies and procedures, best practices and innovative techniques. Ability to think creatively is required in all areas for the primary purpose of increasing efficiency and effectiveness. Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written form. Ability to compile data into a formal report or recommendations and shared with others. Ability to communicate with workers at all levels to evaluate key performance metrics. Ability to analyze situations and assist with solving problems or identifying sources of obstacles. Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships as required by work assignments. Ability to work independently with limited supervision. Ability to analyze and interpret policy and procedural guidelines and to apply this understanding to tasks. Ability to bring resources together to resolve a problem or provide a solution. WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Office environment that is relatively free from unpleasant environmental conditions or hazards. Little physical effort is required.
City of Asheville Asheville, NC, USA
Sep 15, 2017
Job Summary The City of Asheville's Parks and Recreation Department is looking for a Recreation Facility Supervisor to join our dynamic team. The purpose of this position is to provide recreation program leadership, routine facility management and technical work in overseeing the operation of one of the City's recreation centers. The Recreation Facility Supervisor reports to the Recreation Facility Manager and is responsible for organizing and directing recreation programs for all ages and abilities; participating in the daily operations and maintenance of a recreation facility; planning, scheduling, and supervising recreation staff; and providing program budget information. Key skills that will be required for success in this position include the ability to work with a variety of customers, the ability to help build community engagement, being self-motivated, strong and professional communication skills, and previous experience in the Recreation field. Preferred qualifications: previous experience working in the Recreation field, Recreation Software such as Rec Trac, and familiarity with the Google Suite products. Hours: 40 hours a week, including evenings and weekends. Hours vary depending on facility and time of year. Essential Duties & Responsibilities Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Identifies community needs and recommend appropriate programs. Organizes and administers recreation programs for all ages and abilities through direct leadership. Participates in planning and directing the development, maintenance and operation of a City recreation center. Participates in the preparation of departmental budget requests and proposals. Requests, maintains and issues equipment and materials utilized in the center. Plans, schedules and supervises recreation support staff and volunteer recruits to staff the activities at the center. Trains volunteers in various capacities such as referee and scorekeeper, arts and crafts and program leadership. Schedules games and events. Supervises games and other activities for community residents. Supervises participants using the recreation center: enforces center policies and maintains order among patrons. Provides information to callers about a variety of games, recreational events and activities offered at the center. Maintains operational readiness of center equipment and facilities. Prepares a variety of records, data and routine reports. Participates in fundraising activities to raise money for recreation center. Prepares a variety of promotional materials to publicize the center and its activities. Participates in Citywide community service activities. Supplemental Functions: Performs other similar duties as required. Education and Experience Education/Experience: Associate's degree or two-year college equivalent, with one (1) to three (3) years of related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job. Licensing and Certifications: CPR/First Aid must be obtained by hire date. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Knowledge: Advanced knowledge of procedures and practices to analyze and resolve unusual or difficult problems. Skills: Ability to read and understand basic workplace data, such as simple forms, tables, graphs, schedules, etc. Ability to conduct research of existing, internal policies and procedures Ability to think creatively in all areas for the purpose of increasing efficiency and effectiveness. Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written form. Ability to 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
Sep 14, 2017
Job Summary The City of Asheville is excited to currently recruit for one (1) full-time/non-exempt Laborer I position within the Department of Public Works in the Sanitation Division. The purpose of this position is to perform as a skilled or unskilled laborer on a rear packer collecting trash, brush and other items. Work Schedule: Monday - Thursday: 7:00 AM - 5:30 PM (40 hours per week/Non-Exempt) City of Asheville Benefits Package Includes: Health Insurance (choice of plans) Dental Insurance Vision Insurance Health Services Clinic available to employee and dependents during work hours Nationally recognized disease management programs 5% employer contribution to 401(k) ICMA 457voluntary Contributory retirement system (LGERS) 12 days paid vacation leave per year; increases with service to 20 days per year 12 days paid sick leave per year; increases with service to 15 days per year 11 paid holidays per year Employee Assistance Program Sick Leave Sharing Bank Medical and Dependent Care Reimbursement Plans Life Insurance Tuition Reimbursement Program Employee Discounts Additional Benefits: Relocation Assistance (Negotiable) Uniforms provided at no cost to employee! Access to internal promotional opportunities Professional development opportunities Essential Duties & Responsibilities Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Picks up municipal solid waste, brush and various other items. Loads and unloads material on and off of trucks. Maintains activity logs. Provides event support setting up tables, chairs and/or tents. Provides weather related maintenance. Performs assigned duties as needed for snow removal operations, and sidewalk cleaning. Supplemental Functions: Performs other similar duties as required. Education and Experience Education/Experience: Work requires the ability to read and understand written instructions, to understand simple processes and the routine operation of machines; level of knowledge is equivalent to less than high school or equivalency; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job. Licensing & Certifications: Blood Borne Pathogen Training (or able to obtain through the City of Asheville after hire). Valid driver's license Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Knowledge: General knowledge of learned procedures, practices, routines to deal effectively with routine work. Skills: Ability to read and understand basic workplace data, such as simple forms, tables, graphs, schedules, etc. Ability to conduct basic research of existing, internal policies and procedures. Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written form. Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships as required by work assignments. Ability to work independently with limited supervision. Ability to analyze and interpret policy and procedural guidelines and to apply this understanding to tasks. Ability to bring resources together to resolve a problem or provide a solution. Ability to lift heavy loads repeatedly.
City of Asheville Asheville, NC, USA
Sep 08, 2017
Job Summary The City of Asheville is excited to hire a Water Production Facilities Maintenance Supervisor position within the Water Department. The purpose of this position is to supervise specialized technical work in protecting the quality of the City's water supply at the treatment plants, storage tanks and pumping stations. Administrative work to ensure proper day-today operation of the City's water storage tanks (32), pump stations (35) and associated facilities (Water Treatment Plants - 3). The ideal candidate will possess Five (5) or more years in facilities maintenance and a minimum of three (3) years of supervisory experience. Experience with computer maintenance monitoring systems (electronic work-order system). Experience with budget oversight (monitoring spending levels, obtaining quotes, small contracts, review of procurement card spending). Experience creating, implementing and following safe work practices (SOP, policies). Working knowledge of the following trades: plumbing, electrical, mechanical and HVAC. Have the ability to read & understand blueprints. City of Asheville Benefits Package Includes: Health Insurance (choice of plans) Dental Insurance Vision Insurance Health Services Clinic available to employee and dependents during work hours Nationally recognized disease management programs 5% employer contribution to 401(k) ICMA 457voluntary Contributory retirement system (LGERS) 12 days paid vacation leave per year; increases with service to 20 days per year 12 days paid sick leave per year; increases with service to 15 days per year 11 paid holidays per year Employee Assistance Program Sick Leave Sharing Bank Medical and Dependent Care Reimbursement Plans Life Insurance Tuition Reimbursement Program Employee Discounts Additional Benefits: Free Uniforms Provided by the Department Steel-Toed Shoes Provided by the Department Training & Development Professional Association Memberships Job-Specific Paid Certifications City Provided Vehicle Essential Duties & Responsibilities Supervises a crew of five Tradesworker, Facilities Maintenance Worker and Water Information Systems Technician. Organizes preventative maintenance work and contracts regarding the assets within Water Production. HVAC, electric, carpentry and plumbing. Blueprint reading, etc. Schedule and communicate with staff goals and tasks for the day, week, month. Organizes the preventative and predictive maintenance work and contracts regarding the assets within Water Production Assist trades workers in obtaining the necessary tools (equipment, staffing, scheduling vendors) to complete preventative, predictive and emergency work. Ensure all work order systems, equipment files and records are properly maintained. Employee would schedule internal and external training for the staff. Assist the Division Manager with the development of the capital and small projects, the specifications and budgets, assist in oversight of projects. Represents the Division for the Division Manager as necessary. Supervises Pump & Reservoir and Facility Maintenance Worker crews and Water Information System Technician. Supplemental Functions: Performs other similar duties as required. Education and Experience Education & Experience: Five (5) or more years in facilities maintenance. Minimum of three (3) years of supervisory experience. Experience with computer maintenance monitoring systems (electronic work-order system). Experience with budget oversight (example monitoring spending levels, obtaining quotes, small contracts, review of procurement card spending). Experience creating, implementing and following safe work practices (SOP, policies). Working knowledge of the following trades: plumbing, electrical, mechanical and HVAC. Ability to read & understand blueprints. Licensing and Certifications: Valid North Carolina Commercial Driver's License. North Carolina Class "C" Water Distribution Certification (obtain within 18 months of hire) Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Knowledge: Advanced knowledge of procedures and practices to analyze and resolve unusual or difficult problems. Skills: Ability to read and understand basic workplace data, such as simple forms, tables, graphs, schedules, etc. Ability to conduct advanced research on organizational policies and procedures, best practices and innovative techniques. Ability to compile data into a formal report or recommendation shared with others and often verbally presented. Ability to think creatively in all areas for the purpose of increasing efficiency and effectiveness. Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written form. Ability to research program documents and narrative materials, and develop reports from information gathered. Ability to analyze situations to pinpoint problems and assist with solving problems or identifying sources of obstacles. Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships as required by work assignments. Ability to work independently with limited supervision. Ability to analyze and interpret policy and procedural guidelines and to apply this understanding to tasks. Ability to bring resources together to resolve a problem or provide a solution.
City of Asheville Asheville, NC, USA
Sep 08, 2017
Job Summary The City of Asheville is currently looking for several full-time, non-exempt Water Maintenance Worker positions with the Water Department. The purpose of this position is to provide a variety of responsible unskilled, semi-skilled, and skilled work in maintenance and construction of water lines and fixtures, and asphalt and concrete repairs for the City's Water Resources Department. Non-Exempt, Full-Time, 40 Hours Per Week Position Work Schedule: Monday - Friday: 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM Total # of Positions: 5 Essential Duties & Responsibilities Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Prepares and transports materials and equipment to job site in and removes debris unsuitable for backfill from site using dump trucks, front-end loaders, and related equipment. Performs maintenance and repair of tools and equipment. Participates in a work crew in digging and backfilling trenches, installing or removing water pipes and fixtures, and installing traffic safety devices. Operates motorized equipment within knowledge, skills and abilities of this classification in the installation and repair of water mains, water lines, pumps, valve boxes, hydrants and associated fixtures. Flags traffic as required when job site is in a major road or dangerous road/curve. Works on a crew installing or removing of water taps and mains, water valve boxes, hydrants and associated fixtures; assists in repairing and replacing such fixtures; places pipes and fittings into excavated ditches; works on a crew that bores under roads to install pipes; installs meter boxes valve vaults or manholes. Must display initiative and ability to perform hard manual labor in all weather conditions, ability to lift up to 100 lbs,and use a shovel for extended periods of time. Supplemental Functions: Performs other similar duties as required. Education and Experience Education/Experience: High school diploma or equivalency required with some experience involving interaction with the general public. Licensing and Certifications: Must have a current NC Driver's License. Must obtain Class A CDL NC Driver License within 6 months. Must obtain Class D Water Distribution Certification within 2 years of hire date. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Knowledge: General knowledge of learned procedures, practices, routines to deal effectively with routine work. Skills: Ability to read and understand basic workplace data, such as simple forms, tables, graphs, schedules, etc. Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written form. Ability to analyze situations to pinpoint problems and assist with solving problems or identifying sources of obstacles. Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships as required by work assignments. Ability to work independently with limited supervision. Ability to analyze and interpret policy and procedural guidelines and to apply this understanding to tasks. Ability to bring resources together to resolve a problem or provide a solution. Ability to become knowledgeable of parts and tools required to perform maintenance and repairs on the water main system. Ability to follow safety guidelines, policies and procedures that are mandated by OSHA and the City of Asheville.
City of Asheville Asheville, NC, USA
Sep 08, 2017
Job Summary The City of Asheville is seeking a temp/seasonal Laborer to join the Public Works Sanitation team. The purpose of this position is to perform as a laborer on the sanitation crew collecting trash and brush for the citizen's of the City of Asheville. Full Time 40 Hrs Week; Monday -Thursday 7 am-5:30 pm This position is a temporary/seasonal position. This position will NOT be eligible for benefits, paid leave time (vacation, sick, holiday) nor participation in the retirement system. Essential Duties & Responsibilities Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Performs brush collection as primary function of the Laborer in Sanitation position. Performs routine preventive maintenance on equipment, such as checking and filling fluid levels, greasing joints, etc.; fuels equipment. Performs events set-up and break-down functions. Inspects equipment daily and reports need for repairs; assists in repair work. Utilizes hand tools to cut brush, trees and grass along roadsides. Picks up debris and refuse at roadsides. Loads and unloads materials on and off of trucks. Directs traffic at construction and/or maintenance sites. Positions signs, marking cones, flags, etc., to identify work areas. Provides weather related maintenance. Supplemental Functions: In the Sanitation Division, operates compactors, as needed. May complete logs and/or forms. Performs related work as required. Education and Experience Education/Experience: Work requires the ability to read and understand written instructions, to understand simple processes and the routine operation of machines; level of knowledge is equivalent a high school diploma or equivalency; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job. Valid NC Driver's License is required. Working Conditions/Physical Requirements: Majority of work is performed outside of with exposure to unpleasant environmental conditions and/or hazards. Frequent physical effort is required. Able to repetitively lift heavy loads. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Knowledge: General knowledge of learned procedures, practices, routines to deal effectively with routine work. Working knowledge of the functions and activities of assigned maintenance and/or construction crews. Working knowledge of the occupational hazards and the proper safety precautions involved in public works maintenance and construction activities. Some knowledge of the standard methods, materials and equipment employed in basic construction and maintenance operations, including grounds maintenance work. Skills: Ability to use and care for a variety of hand tools. Ability to follow oral instructions. Ability to learn and follow routine procedures. Ability to perform strenuous work under varying weather conditions. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships as necessitated by work assignments. Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships as required by work assignments.
City of Asheville Asheville, NC, USA
Sep 06, 2017
Job Summary The Development Services Department is seeking to fill a full-time Stormwater Services Manager opportunity. The purpose of this position is to perform supervisory and technical civil engineering functions in overseeing activities of erosion control, grading and stormwater plan review and inspections and in reviewing land development plans. The ideal candidate for this position will have 2-5 years working with land disturbance, flood and stormwater plan review, some supervisory experience and experience with special projects such as the Community Rating System (CRS). Full Time 37.5 Hrs Week; Exempt position Monday - Friday, 8:30 - 5:00 This position is open until filled. Initial review of qualified applicants will begin on September 20, 2017. Essential Duties & Responsibilities Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Supervises staff by hiring, training and guiding staff, handling routine personnel matters, assisting inspection staff with construction documentation and permit closes and organizing and facilitating pre-construction meetings with development teams. Implements and improves permitting policies, procedures and standards by reviewing, clarifying and standardizing permit forms and reviewing processes and standard operating procedures. Coordinates approval/disapproval of permits by providing technical review and guidance, communicating with project participants, conducting site visits, coordinating revisions and making recommendations on approval/disapproval. Participates in project review process by attending meetings, providing technical guidance, communicating regulations, facilitating solutions to ensure compliance in design and construction and facilitating dispute resolution. Assesses and resolves citizen complaints on grading, erosion control, stormwater and flood plain issues by researching site and permitting history, researching ordinance and providing technical advice. Prepares a variety of technical reports, letters, correspondence, spreadsheets and documents. Reports on permit review and inspection activities and time frames. Supplemental Functions: Performs other similar duties as required. Education and Experience Education/Experience: Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering, Hydrology or related field, and Three (3) to five (5) years of related work experience, including Supervisory 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 out-of-state driver's license with the ability to obtain the same. Professional Engineer (P.E.) or Landscape Architect (L.A.) certification preferred Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Knowledge: Thorough knowledge of theoretical and practical aspects of the analytical, technical or professional discipline. Skills: Ability to interpret, process and use complex workplace data and graphics with abundant information and/or challenging presentations including detailed charts, tables, graphs and forms and/or complicated diagrams or maps. Ability to 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. Working Conditions: Occasional outside work or exposure to unpleasant conditions and/or hazards. Little physical effort is required.
City of Asheville Asheville, NC, USA
Sep 01, 2017
Job Summary Are you detail-oriented? Want a career that lets you work outside and keeps you active? Consider applying to be our next Meter Reader! The purpose of this position is to perform semi-routine clerical work recording data from City utility meters. Essential Duties & Responsibilities Travels to and records data from utility meters on assigned routes, enters data into laptop computer and makes special readings or re-readings. Reports leaks and activates or deactivates meters according to work orders. Checks to see that meters are functioning properly and reports any defects not otherwise resolved to a supervisor. Downloads data from laptop to office computer. Downloads and uploads routes from computer. Clears mud, debris and other matter from meter services. Locates and identifies water line routes and meters; locates, identifies and disconnects illegal hook-ups. Supplemental Functions: Performs other similar duties as required. Education and Experience Education/Experience: Work requires knowledge necessary to understand basic operational, technical, or office processes; plus Level of knowledge equivalent to four years of high school or equivalency, and Some experience as a meter reader; 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. Flagger Training. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Knowledge: General knowledge of learned procedures, practices, routines to deal effectively with routine work. Skills: Ability to read and understand basic workplace data, such as simple forms, tables, graphs, schedules, etc. Ability to conduct 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 bring resources together to resolve a problem or provide a solution. Working Conditions: Majority of work is performed outside of with exposure to unpleasant environmental conditions and/or hazards. Frequent physical effort is required.
City of Asheville Asheville, NC, USA
Aug 30, 2017
Job Summary Continue your career with the City of Asheville Purchasing Division! The Contract Administrator is responsible for providing guidance for the City's bidding and contracting processes. The successful candidate will provides problem solving, direction and consulting on contracting for construction & repair services, professional services, and general services. The Contract Administrator ensures compliance with local policies and NC General Statutes, as well as best business practices related to governmental bidding and contracting. This position requires independent judgment, discretion and initiative in prioritizing and completing projects, working with all levels of City staff, and handling difficult public contact situations with tact and based on thorough knowledge of City policies and NC General Statutes. Work is performed under the direction of the Purchasing Manager. Full-Time 37.5 Hours Per Week; 8:30am - 5:00pm Essential Duties & Responsibilities ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS Ensures compliance with City-wide contracting policies and provides oversight to all activities related to construction bidding and Requests for Qualifications for professional services. Develops an understanding of project background through research of legal issues to determine appropriate level of engagement by Legal staff. Serves as facilitator for Request for Proposal selection committees. Oversees documents for solicitation for Invitation to Bid for Construction, Request for Qualifications (RFQ or SBQ), Request for Proposals (RFP), Request for Information (RFI). Manages contracts by reviewing submissions, approving contracts that meet standards, collaborating with departments to make adjustments when needed and posting to the general ledger. Reviews requests to advertise and coordinates issuance of addenda. Posts bid advertisements and maintains the purchasing and contracting intranet page. Posts Invitations to Bid on the City's website Maintains bidding and contract records and reports for federal, state and local requirements. Creates training materials and develops training programs for City staff who are responsible for bidding and contracting. Revises, as appropriate, all contracting templates, policies and procedures. Makes recommendations for enhancements. Collaborates with project managers, as well as Legal and Finance staff in order to continuously improve the contracting process. Develops policy and procedure recommendations for continuous improvement of bidding and contracting processes. Attends training and conducts independent research to stay informed on legislative issues pertaining to local government contracting. Keeps City staff updated on any statutory changes resulting from new legislation. Maintains integrity of financial system data through review and clean-up, which includes fiscal year end review, clean-up, and roll forward of the Contracts module of the financial system. Serves as functional lead for Contracts module of the City's financial system, which includes testing, training, implementing new features. ADDITIONAL JOB FUNCTIONS Conducts the affairs of the Purchasing Division in the absence of the Purchasing Manager. Performs related work as required. Education and Experience Bachelor's degree in business, technical writing, engineering or related field, plus 3 to 5 years of NC local government bidding and contracting experience, or any equivalent combination of training and experience required to perform the essential position functions. Construction experience is preferred. The successful candidate should have either the Certified Local Government Purchasing Officer (CLGPO) designation or the ability to earn this level certification within 3 years, and/or Certification as a Public Engineer (PE). The successful candidate is required to complete the UNC School of Government's class, "Contracting for Construction and Design" within their first twelve months of employment. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Thorough knowledge of NC local government bidding and contracting. Considerable knowledge of NC General Statutes, NCDOT contracting requirements, AIA documents, and federal grant guidelines. Ability to obtain considerable knowledge of all City policies regarding purchasing and contracting. General knowledge of statistical analysis and complex report writing. Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing. Ability to read, interpret, and comprehend technical information, analyze applicable guidelines, and make necessary decisions. Ability to research, summarize, compute and evaluate program documents and narrative materials, and to compile reports from information gathered Ability to make routine administrative decisions independently in accordance with laws, regulations, and City policies and procedures, and to solve problems and answer questions Ability to manage complex work situations and effectively problem solve with flexibility. Ability to prepare and maintain detailed records and files. Ability to analyze and interpret policy and procedure, and to resolve problems and questions with flexibility. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships as necessitated by work assignments. Ability to prepare and facilitate training materials and courses. Skill in the use of modern office management applications, including knowledge of Microsoft Office Word, Excel, Outlook, and Access database management. Skill in time management, organizing work flow and managing/coordinating activities
City of Asheville Asheville, NC, USA
Aug 24, 2017
Job Summary The purpose of this position is to perform as a skilled or unskilled laborer on a construction crew, maintenance crew or custodial crew. Essential Duties & Responsibilities Essential Duties and 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 equipment to dispense and spread asphalt to patch potholes. Operates tampers, rollers and pavers in maintenance and construction of streets. Prepares road and ditch surfaces for repair; shovels and tamps tar and asphalt to patch and repair streets. Locates, unearths, repairs, rebuilds or replaces water mains and meters, valves, and valve boxes. Opens and flushes hydrants. Participates in building curbs, gutters, catch basins and manholes; pours and forms concrete. Assists in laying pipe by operating power saws and cleaning pipe of debris and excess dirt. 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. Assembles and erects playground equipment. Maintains soccer field and City pool. Positions signs, marking cones and flags to identify work areas. Operates and/or trains use of heavy motorized equipment, including bulldozers, compactors, front end loaders, graders, motorized pans, farm tractors, track backhoes and packers. 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. Supplemental Functions: Performs other similar duties as required. Education and Experience Education/Experience: Work requires the ability to read and understand written instructions, to understand simple processes and the routine operation of machines; level of knowledge is equivalent to less than high school or equivalency; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job. Licensing and Certifications: Valid Driver's License Knowledge, Skills & Abilities • Skilled in providing excellent customer service. • Attention to detail while performing daily custodial duties such as picking up refuse and cleaning restrooms. • Ability to lift 50lbs repeatedly while providing event support including setting up tables, chairs, tents and electrical boxes. • Capable of working outside in all types of weather for prolonged periods of time and in unpleasant conditions. • Basic knowledge of record keeping and daily activity logs. • Ability to communicate effectively in writing and verbally. • Suited to working independently and with limited supervision. • Knowledgeable in the use of basic hand tools and small power tools.
City of Asheville Asheville, NC, USA
Aug 24, 2017
Job Summary This position will be open until filled, with an initial application review beginning two weeks after the position opens. The City of Asheville Public Works Department is currently hiring a full-time, non-exempt Stormwater Project Manager position within the Stormwater Division. This position focuses on professional and technical work in managing the design and construction of stormwater improvement projects. This individual will provide engineering and construction management and support throughout the development, design, public engagement, permitting, and construction phases of projects. Coordination is exercised with other professional, technical, construction and clerical personnel. Tact and courtesy are required in frequent contact with property owners, City staff, contractors, vendors, consultants and the general public. Extensive judgment is required in making decisions with a high degree of accountability. Work is performed with considerable initiative and independence under the general direction of the Project Development Manager. City of Asheville Benefits: The City of Asheville offers a comprehensive benefit package and other programs, resources, policies and practices that integrate work/life strategies. Our programs have been designed to provide a variety of choices to best fit your needs and the needs of your family. The City of Asheville provides eligible employees with access to a variety of benefit plans that promote health and wellness, in addition to helping you build financial resources for retirement. We offer the benefit plans you would expect from a leading employer--such as health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, retirement and a variety of other voluntary programs that can be valuable for your specific needs. Benefits offered include: Health Insurance (choice of several plans) with pharmacy card included Dental Insurance Vision Insurance Health Services Clinic available during work hours (no co-pay needed) Nationally recognized disease management programs 5% employer contribution to 401(k) ICMA 457 - voluntary Contributory retirement system (LGERS) 12 days vacation per year increasing with service to 20 days 12 days sick leave per year increasing with service to 15 days 11 paid holidays per year Employee Assistance Program Sick Leave Sharing Bank Medical and Dependent Care Reimbursement Plans Life Insurance (choice of several plans) Long Term Disability Tuition Reimbursement Program Employee Discounts College Savings Program (voluntary) Long-Term Care Insurance (voluntary) Cancer Insurance Plan (voluntary) Essential Duties & Responsibilities Essential Job Responsibilities & Duties: Manages, coordinates and monitors projects in order to ensure proper construction by performing tasks such as reviewing project designs; preparing specifications; formulating bid packages; coordinating the bidding process; participating in bid openings; scheduling and conducting pre-construction conferences; establishing project start dates; completing progress reports; negotiating costs of initial contracts and change orders; processing invoices and pay applications; construction inspection activities; closing out projects; and other activities as necessary to ensure that projects are completed on schedule and within budget. Conducts preliminary engineering assessments, performs engineering calculations, and coordinates with stakeholders to determine project scope, goals, and objectives. Prepares, maintains and updates project files and records in order to document significant activities by preparing daily and monthly progress reports of on-going project activities such as site observations, contractor requests and responses/recommendations, and documentation of meetings and telephone calls as needed. Prepares and/or maintains project schedules, cost estimates, budget and cost control, contract compliance, and progress reporting for projects. Updates project status as part of progress reports. Assists in the collection, coordination and preparation of a variety of surveys, field data and legal documents to include right-of-way acquisitions, agreements, easements and bids, and administers the acquisition process. Oversees, coordinates, and/or reviews work of consultants, contractors and/or subcontractors; approves and oversees payment. Monitors progress of projects at construction sites and resolves conflicts with contractor performance. Coordinates with other agencies and project partners to provide information on various projects, obtain permits, and coordinates and schedules work. Coordinates closely with various regulatory agencies including, FEMA, USACE, NCDEQ, NCFPM, etc. Attends meetings in order to receive information and coordinate activities concerning on-going projects. Responds to customer and citizen questions regarding the status of projects in the design and construction process. Assists in the preparation of the Stormwater Capital Improvement Program for the division. Suggests and implements improvements to the contracts process. Makes both written and oral reports to the Public Works Management Team regarding various projects. Uses various software tools to aid in the design and evaluation of various civil infrastructure projects regarding stormwater improvements. • Performs benchmarking of the development contracting and bidding process. • Develops standardize methods for measuring turn-around time for the contracting, bidding and design process. Refers to manual, texts, drawings, documents, etc. with special emphasis on adhering to both City of Asheville and NCDOT Specifications and Standards. Interprets, applies, and enforces the provisions of the City's ordinances, standards, policies, and procedures and other applicable federal, state, and local codes, regulations, etc. Stays abreast of industry standards and federal, state, and local regulations. Provides excellent customer service to internal and external customers. Additional Job Functions: Performs related work as required. Education and Experience Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, or related degree and 3 to 5 years of experience in professional civil engineering or construction management work required. Experience in stormwater management and design or direct and related experience to the posted position preferred. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS Possession of a valid driver's license issued by the State of North Carolina required 90 days after hire. Professional Engineering License in North Carolina preferred. Applicants with equivalent years of similar experience in technical/design work, or construction management may be considered. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Knowledge: Thorough knowledge of the theories, principles, practices and techniques of civil engineering and project management. Thorough knowledge of the applicable Federal and State laws and local ordinances regarding stormwater, floodplain development, and environmental impacts. Thorough knowledge of the contract, bidding process, and construction process and procedures. Thorough knowledge of the City of Asheville Standard Specifications and Details Manual. Considerable knowledge of engineering practices as they relate to the design of domestic water, stormwater, erosion control, grading, sidewalks, driveways, floodway and streets. Knowledge of construction practices and standards. Knowledge of the theories, principles, practices and techniques of municipal accounting, finance, and budgeting. Considerable understanding of the functions and operations of various City departments. Considerable knowledge of applicable State laws regarding OSHA safe work practice. Abilities: Ability to use Munis, AutoCAD, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Project, Google Docs and Visio or comparable software. Ability to utilize computer-automated programs. Ability to analyze and develop capital budget estimates; analyze and track capital project expenditures; analyze and interpret capital project contracts. Ability to conduct detailed research and compile data into a technical report or presentation with findings. Ability to work independently and follow-through to meet on-going necessary deadlines. Ability to analyze situations to pinpoint problems and assist with resolving the problem or provide a solution. Ability to plan and coordinate the work of others. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with City officials, employees, contractors and the general public. Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written form to various audiences. Ability to organize and prioritize a variety of projects and multiple tasks in an effective and timely manner; organize own work, set priorities, and meet deadlines. Ability to use tact, initiative, prudence, and independent judgement within general policy, procedural and legal guidelines.
City of Asheville Asheville, NC, USA
Aug 21, 2017
Job Summary Begin your career in public service with the City of Asheville's Public Works Department! The City of Asheville is seeking TWO (2) full-time Equipment Operators to join the Sanitation Division. The purpose of this position is to perform semi-skilled work in the operation of a variety of heavy motorized equipment. Selected candidates will have the opportunity to obtain their CDL license on the job and paid for by the City of Asheville. This position offers a variety of on the job training experiences and professional development opportunities. The Public Works Department is supportive of employee development and advancement. We continually hire for these positions as our employees grow and advance within the division, department and across the organization. Work Schedule: Full Time 40 Hrs Week; Monday -Thursday 7:00 AM - 5:30 PM This position is open until filled. Benefits offered include: Health Insurance (choice of plans) Dental Insurance Vision Insurance Health Services Clinic available to employee and dependents during work hours Nationally recognized disease management programs 5% employer contribution to 401(k) ICMA 457voluntary Contributory retirement system (LGERS) 12 days paid vacation leave per year; increases with service to 20 days per year 12 days paid sick leave per year; increases with service to 15 days per year 11 paid holidays per year Employee Assistance Program Sick Leave Sharing Bank Medical and Dependent Care Reimbursement Plans Life Insurance Tuition Reimbursement Program Employee Discounts Additional Benefits Include: Uniforms provided at no cost to employee! Safety boot allowance (Twice per year)! On the job training; CDL licensure paid for by the COA Access to internal promotional opportunities Professional development opportunities Essential Duties & Responsibilities Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Operates a variety of heavy motorized equipment involved in the sanitation industry to include automated side loader refuse, rear packer trash collection truck, knuclebooms and other various equipment as needed, etc. Drives trucks along specified routes to collect and transport refuse and debris; drives trucks as needed in various capacities as needed in the Public Works Department Performs routine preventive maintenance on equipment, such as checking and filling fluid levels and greasing as necessary. Inspects equipment daily and reports need for repairs; assists in repair work. Performs a variety of manual or semi-skilled labor when needed for the Sanitation Division and Public Works Department. Additional Job Functions: Trains less-experienced Motor Equipment Operators in operation of various types of equipment as workload and time permit. Performs all positional work functions in the Sanitation Division as needed. Performs related work as required. Education and Experience Education/Experience: High school diploma or equivalency, with some relevant experience with operating motorized equipment; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job. Licensing and Certifications: Class B CDL License by State of North Carolina or ability to obtain license within three months of hire date. Prefer experience driving a rear packer or solid waste collection trucks. Ability to lift heavy loads. Ability to learn routes and navigate in the City of Asheville. Must successfully complete a physical per the Federal Motor Carrier Administration Medical Exam for Fitness Determination which includes a hearing test. A position requiring a CDL license also requires a separate urine drug screen through the National Transportation Association in addition to the new employee drug screen. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Knowledge: Knowledge of the operation and minor maintenance of motorized equipment with an emphasis on Sanitation Division equipment. Working knowledge of the occupational hazards related to the job, and the proper safety precautions and equipment used in the safe performance of job duties. Working knowledge, in some job assignments, of the practices and procedures involved in tree maintenance and removal, and pest management. Skills: Ability to use of multiple types of motorized heavy equipment. Ability to use a variety of power and hand tools as needed. Ability to make minor repairs and operating adjustments to assigned equipment with an emphasis on Sanitation Division equipment. Ability to follow oral instructions. Ability to instruct less-experienced personnel in operation of heavy motorized equipment with an emphasis on Sanitation Division equipment. Ability to work effectively under arduous or unpleasant working conditions Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships as necessitated by work assignments.
City of Asheville Asheville, NC, USA
Aug 12, 2017
Job Summary Build your career with The City of Asheville! The Public Works Department is currently looking to hire a full-time Equipment Operator in the Stormwater Services Division. The purpose of this position is to perform semi-skilled work in the operation of a variety of heavy motorized equipment. Selected candidates will have the opportunity to obtain their CDL license on the job and paid for by the City of Asheville. This position offers a variety of on the job training experiences and professional development opportunities. The Public Works Department is supportive of employee development and advancement. We continually hire for these positions as our employees grow and advance within the division, department and across the organization. Work Schedule: 40 HRS - Per Week/FT: Monday - Thursday 7:00 AM - 5:30 PM Benefits offered include: Health Insurance (choice of plans) Dental Insurance Vision Insurance Health Services Clinic available to employee and dependents during work hours Nationally recognized disease management programs 5% employer contribution to 401(k) ICMA 457voluntary Contributory retirement system (LGERS) 12 days paid vacation leave per year; increases with service to 20 days per year 12 days paid sick leave per year; increases with service to 15 days per year 11 paid holidays per year Employee Assistance Program Sick Leave Sharing Bank Medical and Dependent Care Reimbursement Plans Life Insurance Tuition Reimbursement Program Employee Discounts Additional Benefits Include: Uniforms provided at no cost to employee! Safety boot allowance (Twice per year)! On the job training; CDL licensure paid for by the COA Access to internal promotional opportunities Professional development opportunities Essential Duties & Responsibilities Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Operates a variety of heavy motorized equipment involved in the construction and maintenance of City grounds, facilities and infrastructure, including, but not limited to, heavy trucks, front end loaders, compactors, bulldozers, tampers, rollers, etc. Transports equipment from location to location. Performs rough and fine grading, hole filling, demolitions and loading dirt and debris using skid steer with backhoe. Performs routine preventive maintenance on equipment, such as checking and filling fluid levels and greasing as necessary. Inspects equipment daily and reports need for repairs. Trains less-experienced Motor Equipment Operators in operation of various types of equipment as workload and time permit. Performs a variety of manual or semi-skilled labor in conjunction with maintenance and construction projects. Performs related work as required. Supplemental Functions: Performs other similar duties as required. Education and Experience Education/Experience: High school diploma or equivalency, and ONE (1) year of experience operating motorized equipment; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job. ONE (1) year construction experience preferred. Licensing and Certifications: Valid North Carolina Commercial Driver's License, or the ability to get a CDL in the state of North Carolina. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Knowledge: Advanced knowledge of procedures and practices to analyze and resolve unusual or difficult problems. Skills: Ability to read and understand basic workplace data, such as simple forms, tables, graphs, schedules, etc. Ability to conduct research of existing, internal policies and procedures Ability to think creatively in all areas for the purpose of increasing efficiency and effectiveness. Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written form. Ability to analyze situations to pinpoint problems and assist with solving problems or identifying sources of obstacles. Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships as required by work assignments. Ability to work independently with limited supervision. Ability to analyze and interpret policy and procedural guidelines and to apply this understanding to tasks. Ability to bring resources together to resolve a problem or provide a solution.
City of Asheville Asheville, NC, USA
Aug 09, 2017
Job Summary The City of Asheville is excited to hire motivated individuals to serve the citizens of Asheville as a Police Officer. Under supervision of a Police Sergeant Police, Officers provide public safety and maintain order, enforce the laws of North Carolina, uphold the United States Constitution and support National security. Officers are subject to the usual hazards of law enforcement work. The City of Asheville is a culturally diverse community and the Asheville Police Department welcomes all applicants. To Be Considered As An Applicant For This Position, You MUST HAVE: Certification as a Police Officer through the NC Criminal Justice Education & Training Standards Commission; OR Completion of NC BLET program. NC BLET completion must be valid to be eligible to achieve certification as a Police Officer through the NC Criminal Justice Education & Training Standards Commission after successful completion of the hiring process. No other State certifications will be considered. If you are not NC State Certified, you must apply to the Police Officer Trainee position to be considered. Only NC State certified Police Officers will be considered for this recruitment process. Must successfully complete a pre-employment medical exam to include a hearing and vision test and other requirements set by the NC Criminal Justice Education & Training Standards Commission. These physicals require a scheduled appointment. The City's Physician or Physician Assistant must provide final clearance. The exams are at the City's expense after a conditional offer is made, but before a final offer of employment. The Hiring Process for the Police Officer - NC State Certified: Initial Review One-on-One Interview Panel Interview Conditional Offer Drug Screening Health Assessment Background Investigation Polygraph Psychological Evaluation Executive Staff Review Final Offer Visit the Police Department website for more information on the hiring and selection process: http://www.ashevillenc.gov/Departments/Police/RecruitmentCareers.aspx Work Schedule for Police Officers: 12 hour shifts either 6am-6pm, 7am-7pm or 6pm-6am, 7pm-7am. New hires will be subject to working the shift(s) that are currently available at the time of hire. Essential Duties & Responsibilities Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Patrol designated areas of the City in car, by foot, or other means to preserve law and order, discover and prevent the commission of crimes, and enforce traffic and other laws and ordinances; protect real and personal property by providing security checks of residential, business, and public premises; maintain awareness of and remains alert for wanted suspects, known criminals, stolen vehicles, missing persons, traffic violators, and crimes in progress, takes appropriate enforcement action through warnings or citations. Respond to calls for service for the protection of life and property, the enforcement of laws and ordinances, general public service calls, and complaints including those involving automobile accidents, traffic hazards, misdemeanor and felony incidents, domestic disturbances, property control, civil complains, and related incidents, investigate complaints and takes appropriate action. Conduct investigations at scenes to which summoned or incidents observed; determine what, if any, crime has been committed; identify, collect, preserve, process, and store evidence; locate and interview victims and witnesses and interrogate suspects. Prepare and serve search warrants and arrest warrants; apprehend and arrest offenders for crimes committed under federal, state, and local laws and codes; control and mitigate people under the influence of drugs or alcohol or other potentially hostile situations. Investigate traffic collisions, providing first aid for injured, taking safeguards to prevent further accidents, interviews principals and witnesses, taking written statements from drivers, witnesses; examines vehicles and roadways; observing traffic control devices, and obstructions to view; takes necessary street measurements; clears the scene of obstruction and wreckage. Direct traffic and crowd control at special events, motor vehicle collisions, and other emergency situations. Attend various community functions to identify crime related issues and/or quality of life issues and works with the community to solve those issues. Escort prisoners to the Detention Facility, ensuring prisoners are properly guarded during transport. Interact with the public in a fair and impartial manner regardless of the situation. Establish and preserve good relationships with the general public; answer questions from the public concerning local and state laws, procedures, and activities of the department. Conduct Crime Prevention Activities to reduce and deter criminal activity. Testify in court and at hearings, prepare and present case evidence; respond to mandatory court calls during irregular hours. Initiate and complete reports, legal documents, and other required paperwork; prepare investigative reports and case information/files. Education and Experience Requirements: MUST HAVE: Certification as a Police Officer through the NC Criminal Justice Education & Training Standards Commission; OR Completion of NC BLET program. NC BLET completion must be valid to be eligible to achieve certification as a Police Officer through the NC Criminal Justice Education & Training Standards Commission after successful completion of the hiring process. Educational requirement is minimum high school diploma and/or GED equivalency. Bilingual language skills preferred but not required. Additional Major Requirements: At least 20 years of age at time of application. Must be in good physical condition with no obvious condition which will impair the performance of duty. Must pass a physical examination, and physical fitness assessment. Must meet vision, hearing, and other physical requirements. Must be a United States citizen. No felony convictions. No serious misdemeanor convictions in the past five years. Valid NC driver's license required; no suspensions of driving privileges in the past three years. Must satisfactorily pass a thorough background investigation. Must satisfactorily pass a polygraph examination. Must satisfactorily pass a psychological evaluation. Must satisfactorily pass a screening test for drugs. Automatic Disqualifications: Criminal History : Any conviction of a felony; a crime for which the punishment could have been more than two years; conviction of a crime or unlawful act defined as Class B Misdemeanors within the preceding ten (10) years; conviction of two (2) or more crimes or unlawful acts defined as Class A Misdemeanors within the preceding five (5) years; a DUI or DWI conviction in the last ten (10) years. For a list of Class B Misdemeanors visit: http://www.ncdoj.gov/About-DOJ/Law-Enforcement-Training-and-Standards/Criminal-Justice-Standards/CJ-Standards/Documents/Class-B-Misdemeanor-Manual-2005.aspx Drugs: Any involvement in the sale of illegal drugs; any prior use of hallucinogenic drug such as LSD and/or hard drug such as cocaine or heroin; use of any illegal drug within the past two (2) years. Other : Dishonorable discharge from any military service. Less than honorable discharges will be reviewed on a case by case basis. Untruthfulness or the intentional withholding of information on any application, interview, or paperwork associated with the position; deliberate inaccuracies or incomplete statements; cheating on any examination or testing associated with the position. Tattoos and Body Modification : Tattoos, branding, or intentional scars will be covered by all employees when representing the department. Exceptions may be made for female employees with permanent makeup (e.g., eyeliner, lip liner) that is conservative and natural looking. However, tattoos, branding, or intentional scarring are not permitted on the face, neck, ears, scalp, or hands. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Adaptability. Critical thinking. Conflict resolution. Good Communication (both verbally and in writing). Capacity for empathy and compassion. Capacity for engaging in teamwork and ability to collaborate. Ability to use good judgment, reason and problem solve. Ability to demonstrate courage and to take responsibility. Ability to be resourceful and show initiative. Ability to perform physical functions of position, including physically restraining people. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships both internally and externally. Ability to read and understand basic workplace data, such as simple forms, tables, graphs, schedules, etc. Ability to compile data into a formal report or recommendation shared with others. Ability to work independently with limited supervision. Ability to analyze and interpret policy and procedural guidelines and to apply this understanding to tasks. Ability to bring resources together to resolve a problem or provide a solution. WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Majority of work is performed outside of with exposure to unpleasant environmental conditions and/or hazards. Frequent physical effort is required.
City of Asheville Asheville, NC, USA
Aug 03, 2017
Job Summary Snag the Ultimate Side Gig! The U.S. Cellular Center is seeking temporary Bartenders to work events as needed.An employee in this class performs clerical work to support the operations of the U.S. Cellular Center bars and concessions stands. Work involves preparing and providing drinks; mixed liquor, beer & wine to U.S. Cellular Center patrons. Work also involves maintaining a clean, safe work environment. Employee must exercise independent judgment, discretion, and initiative in completing assignments. Employee must also exercise tact and courtesy in frequent contact with City officials, employees and the general public. Work is performed under general supervision of the Concessions/Bar Supervisor and is evaluated through observation, conferences, review of work performed, and public approval. Employee operates Point-of-Sale terminals to record cash and credit card sales. Serves beer/liquor/wine to customers after undergoing either (TIPS) Training for Intervention Procedures; or, online Alcohol Training to understand and follow U.S. Cellular Center and State Alcoholic Beverage Commission and Alcohol Law Enforcement rules and regulations. Flexible schedule, varies based on event; must be available nights and weekends. This position is a temporary/seasonal position. This position will NOT be eligible for benefits, paid leave time (vacation, sick, holiday) nor participation in the retirement system. Due to an overwhelming number of qualified applicants for open City of Asheville positions, we are unable to return calls requesting status updates on any application process. Thank you for your patience and we appreciate your interest in working with the City of Asheville. Essential Duties & Responsibilities ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS Cleans the bar area. Prepares alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages for consumption. Answers customers' questions about food and beverages served at the stand. Performs inventory count of food, beverages and supplies. Performs a variety of customer-service duties. Helps prepare the concession/bar stand for special U.S. Cellular Center events. Maintains inventory of supplies, equipment, food and beverages. Reconciles cash with reported sales. Performs a variety of clerical tasks to support the Concessions Supervisor. Check identification to wristband patrons to purchase alcohol. ADDITIONAL JOB FUNCTIONS Performs other related work as required. Education and Experience Qualifications Graduation from high school and some food-service experience; or any equivalent combination of training and experience required to perform the essential position functions. Must be at least 21 years of age. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Knowledge, Skills & Abilities General knowledge of the methods of handling foods and beverages for concessions sales. Ability to maintain high standards of personal cleanliness and cleanliness of facilities and meet required sanitation procedures. Ability to perform moderately heavy physical labor for extended periods of time. Ability to maintain complete and accurate records. Ability to reconcile cash taken in with reports and receipts. Facilitates beer sales to customers after undergoing either (TIPS) Training for Intervention Procedures; or, online Alcohol Training to understand and follow U.S. Cellular Center and State Alcoholic Beverage Commission and Alcohol Law Enforcement rules and regulations.
City of Asheville Asheville, NC, USA
Jul 29, 2017
Job Summary Snag the Ultimate Side Gig! The City of Asheville is currently looking to hire Event Laborers to join the team at the US Cellular Center. The purpose of this position is to perform as a skilled or unskilled laborer on a construction crew, maintenance crew or custodial crew. Flexible schedule, varies based on event; must be available nights and weekends. This position is a temporary/seasonal position. This position will NOT be eligible for benefits, paid leave time (vacation, sick, holiday) nor participation in the retirement system. Due to an overwhelming number of qualified applicants for open City of Asheville positions, we are unable to return calls requesting status updates on any application process. Thank you for your patience and we appreciate your interest in working with the City of Asheville. Essential Duties & Responsibilities Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Provides routine custodial services. Picks up debris and refuse. Provides event support setting up tables, chairs and/or staging. Provides weather related maintenance. Responds to requests in a timely and effective manner. Uses courteous mannerisms when addressing public or clients. Supplemental Functions: Performs other similar duties as required. Education and Experience Qualifications: Work requires the ability to read and understand written instructions, to understand simple processes and the routine operation; level of knowledge is equivalent to less than high school or equivalency; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job. Licensing and Certifications: Requires training in workplace safety and blood borne pathogens. Training provided by employer. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Knowledge: General knowledge of learned procedures, practices, routines to deal effectively with routine work. Skills: Ability to read and understand basic workplace data, such as simple forms, tables, graphs, schedules, etc. Ability to conduct basic research of existing, internal policies and procedures. Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written form. Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships as required by work assignments. Ability to work independently with limited supervision. Ability to analyze and interpret policy and procedural guidelines and to apply this understanding to tasks. Ability to bring resources together to resolve a problem or provide a solution. WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Frequent physical effort is required.
City of Asheville Asheville, NC, USA
Jul 29, 2017
Job Summary Snag the Ultimate Side Gig! The U.S. Cellular Center is seeking temporary Event Runners to work events as needed. An employee in this class performs clerical work to support the operations of the U.S. Cellular Center concessions stands. Work involves preparing and providing food to U.S. Cellular Center patrons. Work also involves maintaining a clean, safe work environment. Employee must exercise independent judgment, discretion, and initiative in completing assignments. Employee must also exercise tact and courtesy in frequent contact with City officials, employees and the general public. Work is performed under general supervision of the Concessions Supervisor and is evaluated through observation, conferences, review of work performed, and public approval. Employee operates Point-of-Sale terminals to record cash and credit card sales. Serves beer to customers after undergoing either (TIPS) Training for Intervention Procedures; or, online Alcohol Training to understand and follow U.S. Cellular Center and State Alcoholic Beverage Commission and Alcohol Law Enforcement rules and regulations. Flexible schedule, varies based on event; must be available nights and weekends. This position is a temporary/seasonal position. This position will NOT be eligible for benefits, paid leave time (vacation, sick, holiday) nor participation in the retirement system. Due to an overwhelming number of qualified applicants for open City of Asheville positions, we are unable to return calls requesting status updates on any application process. Thank you for your patience and we appreciate your interest in working with the City of Asheville. Essential Duties & Responsibilities ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS Cleans the concession area. Prepares food and non-alcoholic beverages for consumption. Answers customers' questions about food and beverages served at the stand. Performs inventory count of food, beverages and supplies. Performs a variety of customer-service duties. Helps prepare the concession stand for special U.S. Cellular Center events. Maintains inventory of supplies, equipment, food and beverages. Reconciles cash with reported sales. Performs a variety of clerical tasks to support the Concessions Supervisor. Check identification to wristband patrons to purchase alcohol. ADDITIONAL JOB FUNCTIONS Performs other related work as required. Education and Experience Graduation from high school and some food-service experience; or any equivalent combination of training and experience required to perform the essential position functions. Must be at least 18 years of age. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities General knowledge of the methods of handling foods and beverages for concessions sales. General knowledge of the safe handling of industrial cooking equipment. Ability to maintain high standards of personal cleanliness and cleanliness of facilities and meet required sanitation procedures. Ability to perform moderately heavy physical labor for extended periods of time. Ability to maintain complete and accurate records. Ability to reconcile cash taken in with reports and receipts. Facilitates beer sales to customers after undergoing either (TIPS) Training for Intervention Procedures; or, online Alcohol Training to understand and follow U.S. Cellular Center and State Alcoholic Beverage Commission and Alcohol Law Enforcement rules and regulations.
City of Asheville Asheville, NC, USA
Jul 29, 2017
Job Summary The City of Asheville ideally seeks experienced Code Enforcement Officer professionals to join the Development Services team at a Level I. This is a One-Year Temporary Position. The purpose of this position is to enforce North Carolina Building Codes and local ordinances by providing required inspections for building accessibility, electrical, mechanical, fuel gas and plumbing trades. Position Details: 37.5 hours per week; Typical work hours are a 5 day work week from Monday-Friday, 8:30 AM-5:00 PM. This is a one-year Temporary Position. Due to an overwhelming number of qualified applicants for open City of Asheville positions, we are unable to return calls requesting status updates on any application process. Thank you for your patience and we appreciate your interest in working with the City of Asheville. Essential Duties & Responsibilities Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Enforces Asheville's minimum housing codes, performs periodic school building inspections, foster care home inspections and complaint inspections. Performs periodic school building inspections and foster care home inspections. Receives complaints and locates sites for inspections. Schedules and performs inspections. Enters results into Acella and retrieves necessary information. Notifies property owners of specific code or ordinance violation and assists them with specifications for violation correction. Consults with contractor on job sites to go over work in progress. Meets with plans reviewers and supervisors to resolve problems. Attends continuing education classes. Maintains vehicle and equipment. Supplemental Functions: Performs other similar duties as required. Education and Experience Education/Experience: High school diploma or equivalency supplemented by vocational course work and/or special training in building inspection, with at least three (3) years of experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS Possession of a certificate from the North Carolina Code Officials Qualification Board at a level specified by the City and State for area(s) of inspection. Possession of a valid driver's license issued by the State of North Carolina. AREAS OF CERTIFICATION Electrical, building (includes energy insulation), mechanical and plumbing and fire. An ideal candidate would be pre-qualified through the NC Department of Insurance Pre-Qualification CLASS LEVELS (Limited certification applies only to employees currently in position. New employees must hold stated probationary certification within 30 days and stated standard certifications within one year.) Code Enforcement Officer I - Probationary, Limited or Standard Level I certification in any 3 areas. Code Enforcement Officer II - Probationary Level II certification in a primary area and Probationary or Standard Level I certification in at least 2 alternate areas. Code Enforcement Officer III - Probationary or Standard Level III certification in a primary area, and Standard or Probationary certification in at least 2 alternate areas. Code Enforcement Officer IV - Standard or Probationary Level III certification in a primary area, and Probationary Level II certification in at least 3 alternate areas. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Comprehensive understanding of the field and application of advanced principles, techniques and theory. Considerable knowledge of modern building, plumbing, electrical, fire, and mechanical construction practices, materials and equipment of the various stages of construction when violations and defects should be observed and corrected. Considerable knowledge of state and local ordinances and codes administered through the Division applicable to the inspector's area of certification. Considerable knowledge of the approved methods and practices involved in the installation, construction, repair and maintenance of a variety of electrical and mechanical equipment. Working knowledge of the geographical layout of the City. Ability to detect and locate defective workmanship in construction or repair of buildings. Ability to interpret blueprints, diagrams, specifications, codes and building regulations. Ability to deal tactfully and firmly with property owners, architects, engineers, developers, contractors, the general public, etc. Ability to physically maneuver on scaffolds, structural members and in cramped quarters to accomplish thorough inspections. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships as necessitated by work assignments. Ability to read and understand basic workplace data, such as simple forms, tables, graphs, schedules, etc. Ability to conduct research of existing, internal policies and procedures. Ability to compile data into a formal report or recommendation shared with others and often verbally presented. Ability to think creatively with work practices or program improvement. Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written form. Ability to research program documents and narrative materials, and develop reports from information gathered. Ability to analyze situations to pinpoint problems and assist with solving problems or identifying sources of obstacles. Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships as required by work assignments. Ability to work independently with limited supervision. Ability to analyze and interpret policy and procedural guidelines and to apply this understanding to tasks. Ability to bring resources together to resolve a problem or provide a solution.
City of Asheville Asheville, NC, USA
Jul 29, 2017
Job Summary Snag the Ultimate Side Gig! The U.S. Cellular Center is seeking temporary event staff to work events as needed. An employee in this class performs specialized unskilled work to support U.S. Cellular Center events. Work involves greeting patrons, taking their tickets, helping them find their seats, guarding the doors during the events and selling and putting the wristbands on patrons for alcohol purchase. Employee must exercise tact and courtesy in frequent contact with City officials, employees and the general public. Work is performed under general supervision of the Event Coordinator or Event Administrator and is evaluated through observation, conferences, review of work performed and public approval. Hours vary depending on events scheduled. This position is a temporary/seasonal position. This position will NOT be eligible for benefits, paid leave time (vacation, sick, holiday) nor participation in the retirement system. Due to an overwhelming number of qualified applicants for open City of Asheville positions, we are unable to return calls requesting status updates on any application process. Thank you for your patience and we appreciate your interest in working with the City of Asheville. Essential Duties & Responsibilities Guards the doors where events are located. Check identification to wristband patrons to purchase alcohol. Count money and give change correctly. Greets U.S. Cellular Center patrons. Takes tickets to events from patrons. Leads patrons to available seating and facilities. Maintains a cheerful demeanor toward patrons while on duty. Helps parties of U.S. Cellular Center patrons find one another. Responds to patrons' inquiries about U.S. Cellular Center facilities. ADDITIONAL JOB FUNCTIONS Performs other related work as required. Education and Experience Graduation from high school ; or any equivalent combination of training and experience required to perform the essential position functions. Must be at least 18 years of age. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities General knowledge of the layout of U.S. Cellular Center facilities. Ability to stand for moderately long periods of time. Ability to walk short distances. Ability to speak clearly. Ability to maintain a cheerful demeanor for extended periods of time. Ability to exercise considerable tact and courtesy in frequent contact with the public. Ability to maintain high standards for performance of work. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships as necessitated by work assignments.
City of Asheville Asheville, NC, USA
Jul 29, 2017
Job Summary Snag the Ultimate Side Gig! The City of Asheville's US Cellular Center is looking for a motivated, detail-oriented individuals to join their team as custodians. An employee in this class performs a variety of duties in the care and cleaning of the US Cellular Center and facilities. Work is repetitive in nature requiring efficient performance of simple and heavy-duty building cleaning and maintenance duties. Work is performed under general supervision and is reviewed through inspection of completed tasks Flexible schedule, varies based on event; must be available nights and weekends. This position is a temporary/seasonal position. This position will NOT be eligible for benefits, paid leave time (vacation, sick, holiday) nor participation in the retirement system. Due to an overwhelming number of qualified applicants for open City of Asheville positions, we are unable to return calls requesting status updates on any application process. Thank you for your patience and we appreciate your interest in working with the City of Asheville. Essential Duties & Responsibilities ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS Sweeps, mops, vacuums and/or buffs floor surfaces. Cleans restroom and kitchen areas and replenishes paper supplies and soap as necessary. Cleans windows, walls, woodwork and/or light fixtures. Empties trash receptacles. Dusts furniture and fixtures. Pick up recycling and set up for pick up weekly. ADDITIONAL JOB FUNCTIONS Serve as a back-up Elevator Operator for City Hall as needed Performs related work as required. Education and 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 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.