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
Jul 18, 2018
Summary The City of Asheville's Public Works Department is seeking a full-time Senior Equipment Operator to join the Streets Division on the Utility Patch Crew.  The purpose of this position is to serve as a lead equipment operator operating a variety of heavy motorized equipment.  Work includes driving equipment and assisting with various departmental construction and sidewalk projects for the Utility Patch Crew.   Full Time 40 hours per week; Tuesday-Friday  7am - 5:30 pm (4 day work week) On call shifts are a requirement of the position. Must be willing to work during emergency situations including but not limited to snow, ice, and flooding events. Essential Duties & Responsibilities Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 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. Formulates plans for tree pruning and removal. Prunes trees with manual and gas powered saws. Removes trees with rigging or crane and installs cable support systems. Installs and stores ball field netting and holiday decorations. Plows and sands streets during snow events. Trains ground staff and new employees. Provides customer service. Supervises crew as needed. Supplemental Functions: Performs other similar duties as required. Education & Experience Education/Experience: High school diploma or equivalency, with one (1) to three (3) years of heavy equipment and construction experience, including serving as a lead worker. Licensing and Certifications: Valid North Carolina Commercial Driver's License or the ability to obtain NC Licensure.  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. 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
Jul 18, 2018
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 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) New Closing Date of August 3, 2018 at 5 PM   Essential Duties & Responsibilities Essential Duties and Responsibilities:   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. Skilled and experienced in climbing trees.  Formulates plans for pruning and removal. Prunes trees with manual and gas powered saws. Removes trees with rigging or crane and installs cable support systems. Plows and sands streets during snow events. Trains ground staff and new employees. Provides customer service. 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.  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 in conjunction with maintenance and construction projects. Must learn to identify the trees common to the service area. 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, with some experience in the operation of heavy motorized equipment, with a minimum of 1 years of relevant experience in tree climbing and/or aerial lift truck operation. 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
Jul 17, 2018
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. Bring your experience operating heavy motorized equipment to a public service career with the City of Asheville! The Public Works Department is seeking a full-time Equipment Operator to join the Stormwater Services Division.   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)! Access to internal promotional opportunities Professional development opportunities Essential Duties & 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 & Experience Required Education/Experience: High school diploma or equivalency. ONE (1) year of experience operating motorized equipment. Preferred Education/Experience: ONE (1) year construction experience preferred.  Required Licensing and Certifications: Valid Commercial Driver's License (or the ability to obtain within 90 days) Tanker Endorsement on the CDL (or the ability to obtain) Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Working Conditions Skills: Ability to work independently with limited supervision. 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
Jul 12, 2018
Job 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 full-time Equity and Inclusion Program Manager position within the Office of Equity and Inclusion. This essential position will help support City departments to develop, design, implement and evaluate events, workshops and trainings focused on Equity and Inclusion; develop, implement, and track results of the Equity Action Plan, and provide technical assistance through an equity lens. They will also provide leadership, guidance and support to internal and external partners in the delivery of equity policy and programs. The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated background in organizational development in a public agency and be experienced in promoting equity and inclusion through workshops, trainings and events. Their primary focus will include facilitating trainings on racial equity and inclusion, tracking the Equity Action Plan, and providing technical assistance to departments and teams within the City of Asheville. This individual will be an excellent communicator, act as an internal equity facilitator and change agent while being action-oriented, and driven in providing guidance and leadership to employees within the City of Asheville.   Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM; occasional evenings may be required. Position now closes on Friday, July 27th at 5:00 PM (EST)   Essential Duties & Responsibilities Duties & Responsibilities: Plans, implements and facilitates events, workshops and training sessions to promote equity and inclusion within City government. Collaborates with internal departments to develop, implement, and track results of the Equity Action Plan. Works with the Equity and Inclusion Director to operationalize an equity lens into city wide policy, programs and budget decisions to advance and support equitable service delivery to the community. Provides technical assistance to both internal and external stakeholders on using racial equity tools in day-to-day decision making. Supports data analysis and research initiatives used to inform the Equity Action Plan's accountability and metrics reporting. Coordinates and supports Interdepartmental Equity Action Teams in delivering core competencies of the Equity Action Plan. Provides leadership, guidance and support in the delivery of equity policy and initiatives in conjunction with internal and external partners.   Education & Experience Required Education and Experience: Bachelor's degree in Sociology, Education, Ethnic Studies, Communication or related field from an accredited college or university AND five (5) years of demonstrated success in the administration of community, government, educational or social justice programs. Associate's degree in Sociology, Education, Ethnic Studies, Communication or related field from an accredited college or university AND seven (7) years of demonstrated success in the administration of community, government, educational or social justice programs. High School Diploma or equivalent AND ten (10) years of demonstrated success in the administration of community, government, educational or social justice programs. Candidates should have a demonstrated (1) background and experience in racial and equity training and tools; and (2) understanding of equity issues unique to Asheville and Western North Carolina. Experience in creating adult educational curriculum and having an LMS Technology background.   Preferred Requirements: Experience working in a public agency is highly preferred. PROSCI Certification is desirable. Critical Race Theory education and/or Implicit Bias Training exposure is preferred.   Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Working Conditions Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge: Knowledgeable in providing leadership, guidance and support in the delivery of equity policy and initiatives in conjunction with internal and external partners. Knowledgeable in collecting, analyzing and presenting data measuring equity program efforts. Knowledgeable of organizational development and learning principles.   Skills and Abilities: Ability to effectively provide a high level of customer service to the public and City Staff. Ability to conduct advanced research on organizational policies and procedures, best practices and innovative techniques. Ability to compile data and synthesize into a technical report. 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. Ability to understand the organization and operation of the City and of outside agencies as necessary to assume assigned responsibilities. Ability to effectively facilitate 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.  
City of Asheville Asheville, NC, USA
Jul 11, 2018
Job Summary To view the recruiting brochure for this position, please follow this  link .  To apply, please follow the process below. Applications received outside of the process outlined below will not be considered.  APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS Qualified candidates please submit your cover letter and resume online by visiting our website at https://springsted-waters.recruitmenthome.com/postings/2031 . This position is open until filled; first review of resumes occurs on August 1. Following this date, applications will be screened against criteria outlined in this brochure. On-site interviews will be offered to candidates named as finalists, with reference checks, background records checks, including credit history, and academic and employment verifications conducted after receiving candidates' consent. For more information, please contact Sharon Klumpp at sklumpp@springsted.com or by calling 651-223-3053 (office) or 651-270-6856 (mobile). Visit http://www.ashevillenc.gov for more information about the City of Asheville. The City of Asheville is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  
City of Asheville Asheville, NC, USA
Jul 11, 2018
Job 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. Bring your experience operating heavy motorized equipment to a public service career with the City of Asheville! The Public Works Department is seeking a full-time Equipment Operator to join the Utility Patch Crew. The purpose of this position is to perform semi-skilled work in the operation of a variety of heavy motorized equipment. This position will be on call following an Utility Patch on call schedule, this position will also work during snow removing snow from the roadways Full-Time 40 Hrs Week Hours are generally Monday - Thursday 7am-5:30pm. Must be willing to work during emergency situations including but not limited to snow, ice, and flooding events.   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, scrapers, motorized pan, tampers, rollers, etc. Transports equipment from location to location. Operates right-of-way tractors. Drives trucks along specified routes to collect and transport refuse. 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; assists in repair work. 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 & Experience Required Education/Experience: High school diploma or equivalency Experience with operating motorized equipment 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. 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 and Working Conditions Considerable knowledge of the operation and minor maintenance of motor-ized equipment. Working knowledge of the occupational hazards and the proper safety pre-cautions involved in operating heavy equipment. Skill in the use of multiple types of motorized heavy equipment. Ability to use a variety of power and hand tools. Ability to make minor repairs and operating adjustments to assigned equip-ment. Ability to follow oral instructions. Ability to instruct less-experienced personnel in operation of heavy motorized equipment. Ability to work effectively under arduous or unpleasant working conditions. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships as necessi-tated by work assignments. 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
Jul 07, 2018
Job 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 full-time Parking Enforcement Officer to join the City of Asheville's Transportation Department.  The purpose of this position is to enforce the parking regulations within the City of Asheville. Responsible to walk and or drive patrol areas issuing parking citations and immobilizing of vehicles. Candidate must be able to be tactful and respectful while interacting positively with citizens in trying situations as parking citations are issued. Position works outside in all weather conditions. The willingness to walk for long periods of time in all types of weather a must. Must be able to work in stressful situations while remaining calm, respectful and tactful. Work Schedule: Full-Time 40 Hrs Week; Shifts rotate M-F 8-5; 8:30-5:30 and 9-6; Must work rotating shifts and selected Saturdays. Essential Duties & Responsibilities Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Operates City vehicles to patrol parking. Checks parking meters and marks vehicles in time-limited spaces. Assesses vehicles for non-compliance with City parking Ordinances and issues parking citations using handheld computer. Attaches wheel lock to offending vehicles when necessary. Coordinates with Asheville Police Department to have offending vehicles towed. Reports malfunctioning parking meters. Provides parking and general city information to citizens and visitors. Supplemental Functions: Performs other similar duties as required. Education & Experience Education & Experience: High school diploma or equivalency, with some previous customer service experience. Must have basic computer skills. Licensing and Certifications: Valid North Carolina Driver's License or out-of-state with the ability to obtain a Valid North Carolina Driver's License within six months from date of hire. Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Working Conditions Knowledge: General knowledge of learned procedures, practices, routines to deal effectively with routine work. Skills and Abilities: Ability to read and understand basic workplace data, such as simple forms, tables, graphs, schedules, etc. Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with employees and citizens. Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written form. Ability to bring resources together to resolve a problem or provide a solution. Ability to work independently with limited supervision. Ability to acquire knowledge of the ordinances governing vehicular parking and related departmental policies and procedures within a reasonable training period and apply reasoning to such questions to anyone inquiring the information. Ability to deal tactfully and effectively with the City employees and the general public. Ability to write legibly and maintain routine records. Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out written or oral instructions. Ability to adjust to situations by maintaining composure and tact at all times. Ability to apply and or remove an immobilization device.
City of Asheville Asheville, NC, USA
Jul 07, 2018
Job 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 full-time Residential Review Specialist within the Development Services Department.  The purpose of this position is to perform complex development review, permitting, inspection and enforcement work for residential projects relating to City Code of Ordinances, United Development Ordinance, Flood Plain Ordinance and other land development regulations for the City's Development Services Department.   Monday - Friday, 8:30am-5:00pm; 37.5hrs/week   Essential Duties & Responsibilities Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Provides Single-Family Permit Review by reviewing zoning compliance for new construction/additions to single-family residences. Performs Subdivision Plat Reviews for zoning compliance. Provides driveway permit review for new and existing single-family residential properties. Provides grading and erosion control permit review for new and existing single-family residential properties. Provides on-call assistance to the general public to answer permitting questions and assists the general public with various forms and application pertaining to land use and zoning. Uploads plans and maps onto website for projects undergoing technical/entitlement review by City boards, commissions and other city staff. Supports non-residential review functions of the Site Planning & Development Division. Supplemental Functions: Performs other similar duties as required. Education & Experience  Education/Experience: Associate degree or two-year technical college supplemented by vocational or technical training (Bachelors Degree Preferred) At least one (1) year of development review/zoning inspection experience Licensing and Certifications: Employee must possess a valid driver's license issued by the State of North Carolina or out-of-state with the ability to obtain the same 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 flow charts, maps, tables, etc. Ability to conduct research of existing, internal policies and procedures Ability to share information with directs supervisor or coworkers; no formal report compiled. 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 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
Jun 27, 2018
Job 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 full-time  Traffic Sign and Signal Technician within our Transportation Department.  The purpose of this position is to install and service City traffic signage, markings and signals. Manages data downloads, inventory and documentation; and directs traffic for special events. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 7:00 AM - 3:30 PM (40 hours)  Essential Duties & Responsibilities Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Maintains, repairs and inspects City traffic signals. Locates and marks underground utilities for signals. Monitors signal operation. Performs preventive maintenance and testing. Maintains inventory and manages signal documentation. Designs, fabricates and installs signs. Trims trees blocking signs. Installs and removes traffic markings. Installs radar signs and downloads, imports and exports data. Installs traffic mirrors. Replaces light bulbs or LED type bulbs and installs shields in City-owned street lights. Completes and documents work orders for installation and malfunction complaints. Manages inventory and notifies supervisor of depleted stock. Supplemental Functions: Performs other similar duties as required. Education & Experience Education/Experience: High school diploma or equivalency, with at least three (3) years of traffic signal and installation experience. Licensing and Certifications: Valid North Carolina Class Driver's License or the ability to obtain one within 90 days of hire. IMSA certification a plus; must have the ability to obtain IMSA Work Zone Temporary Traffic Control Certification, Level I Signs and Pavement Markings Certification, and Level I Traffic Signal Technician Certification within a reasonable time frame as determined by the Department Director or City Traffic Engineer. Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Working Conditions Knowledge: Basic knowledge of principles and terminology for the field can be learned on the job. Skills and 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. Working Conditions/Physical Requirements: Majority of work is performed outside of with exposure to unpleasant environmental conditions and/or hazards. Occasional physical effort is required.
City of Asheville Asheville, NC, USA
Jun 22, 2018
Job 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  be a part of the 2018 Parks & Recreation Department summer staff. Summer Playground Leaders work as a team to plan and facilitate weekly activity schedules. Staff are energetic and engaging while modeling appropriate behavior as they participate in all activities with summer camp participants. Essential Duties & Responsibilities Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Plans and schedules daily activities for participants, ages 6-11. Lead group games and activities. Prepares recreation equipment for use. Supervises and/or participates in recreational activities. Organizes group activities. Takes participants on field trips. Administers first aid as needed. Identifies, responds and documents participant behavioral issues. Attends regular staff meetings to discuss new programs and problems. Maintains a positive attitude at all times and reflects that attitude in all relationships with the public. Assists in maintaining cleanliness of the facility. Performs related tasks as required. Education & Experience Required Education and Experience: High school diploma or equivalent with some college-level coursework preferred. Leadership skills in a day camp setting preferred. Certifications and Licenses:  Adult and Child CPR/American Red Cross First Aid certifications (must be obtained by the first day).   Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Working Conditions Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: General knowledge of the methods and practices of community recreation work including knowledge of the equipment and techniques, relevant rules and regulations of social, artistic, craft and/or athletic programs for children.  Ability to instruct common recreational activities. Ability to 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
Jun 22, 2018
Job 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 full-time Senior Equipment Operator within the Public Works Department, Stormwater Division.  This position requires the operation of multiple types of heavy motorized equipment to remove and haul debris and other items to and from City facilities. Responsibilities include operating heavy equipment including but not limited to: backhoes, track hoes, loaders, dump trucks, bulldozers, motor graders, compressors, etc. Work includes driving equipment and assisting with various departmental projects.  This position is open until filled with an initial application review beginning on Friday, June 29th.  Work Schedule: Monday - Thursday 7:00 AM - 5:30 PM (40 hours per week/4 day work week) Essential Duties & Responsibilities ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS ? Operates a variety of heavy motorized equipment involved in the construction and maintenance of City grounds, facilities and infrastructure, including, but not limited to, heavy trucks, front end loaders, compactors, bulldozers, scrapers, tampers, trackhoe, backhoe, and motor grader, 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; assists in repair work. Trains less-experienced 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 & Experience Education & Experience: High school diploma or equivalency, with one (1) to three (3) years of heavy equipment experience, including serving as a lead worker. Licensing and Certifications: Valid North Carolina Commercial Driver's License Class A Restricted or Non-Restricted required first day of hire,  Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Working Conditions Knowledge: Advanced knowledge of procedures and practices to analyze and resolve unusual or difficult problems. Knowledge of the operation and minor maintenance of motor-ized equipment. Knowledge of the occupational hazards and the proper safety pre-cautions involved in operating heavy equipment. Skills and Abilities: Skill in the use of  multiple types of motorized heavy equipment. Ability to use a variety of power and hand tools. Ability to make minor repairs and operating adjustments to assigned equip-ment. Ability to follow oral instructions. Ability to instruct less-experienced  personnel in operation of heavy motorized equipment. Ability to work effectively under arduous or unpleasant working conditions. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships as necessi-tated by work assignments. 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 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
Jun 20, 2018
Job 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. Snag the Ultimate Side Gig! We invite you to apply to join our team as a temporary seasonal Laborer within the Community and Economic Development Department, US Cellular Center. The role 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 open until filled with an initial application review beginning on June 25th.  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: 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. Required Education & Experience Required Education & Experience: Must be at least 18 years old. High School Diploma preferred but not required. Custodian and/or event set-up experience a plus! Licensing and Certifications: Requires training in workplace safety and blood borne pathogens.  Training provided by employer.  Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Working Conditions Knowledge: General knowledge of learned procedures, practices, routines to deal effectively with routine work.   Skills & Abilities: 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
Jun 18, 2018
Job 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 full-time Community Development Program Director in our Community and Economic Development Department. This position is responsible for planning, managing and overseeing housing and community development programs for the City. Work involves developing and implementing program policies and procedures; preparing and monitoring program budgets; and coordinating community development opportunities, initiatives, and incentives. This position supervises professional and administrative staff. The position serves as the City's primary liaison for federal and state grants related to community development, affordable housing, and homelessness.   Independent judgment and initiative is imperative in developing long- and short-range plans for the City's community development. Tact and courtesy are required in frequent dealings with elected officials, other City departments, associated agencies and the general public. Work is performed with considerable independence and under limited supervision of the Community and Economic Development Director. Work is evaluated through assessment of the effectiveness and efficiency of community development programs.   Application review will begin August 1, 2018   Exempt position, Full-Time; 37.5 hours per week Monday - Friday 8:30am - 5:00pm   Essential Duties & Responsibilities ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS Coordinates City functions related to housing, homelessness,  community development, and revitalization; recommends policy for City Council and management. Implements and administers grant programs --CDBG, HOME, and CoC  grants-- ensuring compliance with state, federal and local laws, and departmental policies and procedures; manages applications, loans, budgets, disbursements, etc. Ensures citizen and stakeholder participation in developing strategic and action plans. Develops and maintains program budgets. Supervises program staff; organizes and prioritizes projects; manages workflow. Serves as principal staff to City Council Housing and Community Development Committee, various City boards and committees; advises Council and various boards regarding housing and community development issues; attends and conducts a variety of meetings and public hearings; Prepares reports and delivers presentations regarding community development activities. Maintains up-to-date knowledge of housing and community development activities in the City; and of trends and best practices nationwide.   ADDITIONAL JOB FUNCTIONS Performs related work as required.   Required Education & Experience   Bachelor's degree in public administration, business administration, social sciences, planning, or a related field 4 to 6 years of related experience including experience in employee supervision Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Working Conditions   Thorough knowledge of federal community development programs, regulations, and administrative requirements Considerable knowledge of resources available for housing and community development projects, at local, state, and federal levels. Considerable knowledge of general management, local government, and business organization principles and practices. Considerable knowledge of the principles and practices of supervision. Considerable knowledge of demographic and geographic features important to the community. Ability to exercise considerable independent judgment and discretion in establishing, applying and interpreting policies and procedures. Ability to gather, analyze and interpret a variety of types of data and to make sound recommendations from the information. Ability to develop effective promotional material for the City. Ability to communicate effectively in oral and written form. Ability to give oral presentations before large groups of people. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with various governmental officials, stakeholders, and the general public.
City of Asheville Asheville, NC, USA
Jun 16, 2018
Job 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 part-time Program Leader within the Parks and Recreation Department, Shiloh Recreation Center.  This position is mainly Monday-Friday 2pm - 8pm, with occasional weekend and morning hours as needed. If you are creative and love working with youth and adults this position may be a great fit. This person will be responsible for helping develop strong relationships within the department, the Shiloh community and the citizens of Asheville.    As a Program Leader you will need to have great time management skills as you will be responsible for planning and scheduling activities and special events. This requires creativity and initiative to propose and implement new programs. We are looking for a self-starter that is open to working with diverse populations. You will assist with the Afterschool Program, the Council on Aging, and other diverse populations. . Patience and great communication skills are needed to communicate with parents, participants, staff and the general public. Also preferred is  knowledge of de-escalation methods and creative discipline.  Asheville Parks and Recreation believes in cross-training staff, so this position will rotate to other centers to learn all aspects of Recreation.  This position will be expected to perform administrative duties such as preparing and maintaining accurate records for program attendance, time worked, work requests, and filling out other forms.  Those with recreation and/or childcare experience are encouraged to apply. This is also a great opportunity for recent graduates looking to start a career in Parks & Recreation. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 30 hours per week but hours may vary   Essential Duties & Responsibilities Essential Competencies & Duties for this Position: Customer Service Excellent customer service skills. Providing information to the public on recreation programs. Assisting customers by helping with program registration and processing fees. Communication Excellent communication skills. Knowledge and ability to de-escalate tense situations. 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. Creativity Ability to think creatively for work practices, programs and policies. Ability to devise, implement, and recommend improvements to new or existing programs or events. Initiative Ability to bring resources together to resolve a problem or provide a solution. Ability to identify barriers to success and offer suggestions for how to remove or improve the issue. Time Management/Organization Planning and scheduling activities, special events, and field trips. Prepares facilities for activities by opening and closing facility, unlocking doors/gates and windows and turning lights on and off. Helps to maintain cleanliness of facility, bulletin boards, plantings and decorations in order to keep facility running to standard. Attends regular staff meetings to discuss new programs and issues, makes recommendations for solutions. Ability to work independently with limited supervision. Leadership Act as role model in the community and to youth participants. Supervises youth and adult participants in outdoor activities, plans and participates in activities and teaches classes. Acts in the absence of the supervisor. Ability to analyze and interpret policy and procedural guidelines and to apply this understanding to tasks. Focus on Equity & Inclusion Assist youth with homework during the Afterschool Program. Work with Senior population and the Council on Aging. Provides organization and administrative assistance in providing a diverse collection of recreation programs to underserved communities. Ability to analyze situations to pinpoint problems and assist with solving problems or identifying sources of obstacles. Required Education & Experience Education & Experience: High school diploma or equivalency, with some experience in recreation programming or management. Must have ability to learn Park & Recreation software for registration. Licensing and Certifications: Must have a valid Driver's license or ability to obtain one within the first six months as this position must be able to drive for field trips if needed. Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Working Conditions Knowledge: General knowledge of learned procedures, practices, routines to deal effectively with routine work. Skills & Abilities: Ability to read, summarize and/or compare general workplace data and graphics, such as flow charts, maps, tables, etc. Ability to conduct research of existing, internal policies and procedures Ability to share research findings with a direct supervisor or co-workers. 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.
City of Asheville Asheville, NC, USA
Jun 14, 2018
Job Summary Are you a school bus driver or equipment operator looking for a summer job that has a flexible schedule? The City of Asheville is excited to hire Temp Seasonal Equipment Operators 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 and perform manual labor involved in the collection of waste, which is primarily yard waste. To be considered, you must have a valid NC Commercial Driver's License and some experience operating heavy motorized equipment, which could include driving school buses. Apply today! Work Schedule :  This position generally works Monday through Thursday from 7:00 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. Opportunities for part time work are also available. Additional Perks Uniforms and Steel-Toed Shoes Provided 4 Day Work Week  Part-Time and Full-Time Available Team Environment This position is open continuously, with an initial application review date beginning on Monday, June 20th. 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.   Essential Duties & Responsibilities Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Primarily operates a rear packer in the collection of brush along specified routes.  May also operate rear packer for collection of bulky material or trash. Opportunity to learn operation of other heavy equipment, including knuckleboom. Shares in loading responsibilities (brush & trash) with other Equipment Operators and Laborers on truck. 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. Performs a variety of manual or semi-skilled labor when needed for the Sanitation Division and Public Works Department. Additional Job Functions: Performs all positional work functions in the Sanitation Division as needed. Performs related work as required. Required Education & Experience Education & Experience Requirements: High school diploma or equivalency, with one (1) year of heavy equipment experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job. Licensing and Certifications: Valid North Carolina Commercial Driver's License (Class B) or permit,  or out-of-state CDL with ability to obtain NC licensure. Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Working Conditions KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES: Knowledge: Advanced knowledge of procedures and practices to analyze and resolve unusual or difficult problems. Skills & Abilities: Ability to read and understand basic workplace data, such as simple forms and schedules. 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. 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
Jun 02, 2018
Job Summary The City of Asheville is excited to hire an 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 and perform manual labor involved in the collection of waste. 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 an initial application review date beginning on Monday, June 11th.    Essential Duties & Responsibilities Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Operates a variety of heavy motorized equipment used in the sanitation industry and public works operations.  Primarily operates a rear packer in the collection of brush and trash along specified routes. May also operate other heavy motorized equipment, including automated side loader, knuckleboom, and snow plow as needed. Shares in loading responsibilities (brush & trash) with other Equipment Operators and Laborers on truck. 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 Equipment Operators in the operation of various types of equipment as workload and time permits. Performs all positional work functions in the Sanitation Division as needed. Performs related work as required. Required Education & Experience Education/Experience: High school diploma or equivalency, with one (1) year of heavy equipment experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job. Licensing and Certifications: Valid North Carolina Commercial Driver's License (Class B) - or out-of-state with ability to obtain the same. Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Working Conditions 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 and schedules. 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. 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
May 25, 2018
Job Summary Do you have a team mentality? Are you an effective supervisor? Want to work at the largest event venue in downtown Asheville? The City of Asheville's U.S. Cellular Center is seeking a full-time Labor Crew Leader. An employee in this class coordinates and supervises a crew of temporary staff for the US Cellular Center events and maintenance projects. The employee is responsible for overseeing activities of subordinates, ensuring assigned jobs are completed accurately, and using proper procedures and safety precautions. Duties assigned to employees in this class may vary according to the needs the department assigned and/or allocation of workload. Work is done with considerable independence under the limited supervision of the Labor Crew Supervisor and is evaluated in terms of the care exercised in the operation of equipment and the completeness with which instructions are followed. Work Schedule: 40 hours per week; schedule varies depending on events. Full-time/Non-Exempt position The position is open until filled with an initial application review on Monday, June 4th.    Essential Duties & Responsibilities Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Oversees the activities of laborers involved with US Cellular Center, maintenance and grounds maintenance projects; trains new crew members; ensures adherence to proper procedures and safety precautions. Plans and sets up facilities for upcoming events and functions. Operates and maintains forklifts and other maintenance equipment. Performs regular maintenance duties. Makes repairs to facility and equipment. Coordinates and leads team meetings. Evaluates potential jobs to determine necessary labor, tools and time necessary for completion. Oversees routine preventative maintenance on equipment. Coordinates and leads team meetings; prepares a variety of routine and special correspondence, reports and records including meeting agendas and minutes. Communicates with a variety of City employees; evaluates potential jobs to determine necessary labor, tools and time necessary for completion. Oversees the performance of routine preventive maintenance on equipment such as checking and filling fluid levels and greasing as necessary; performs or requests assistance with non-routine maintenance on equipment as necessary. Supplemental Functions: Performs other similar duties as required. Required Education & Experience Education/Experience Requirements: Work requires knowledge of a specific vocational, administrative, or technical nature that may be obtained with six-months/one year of advanced study or training past the high school equivalency, plus One (1)  to three (3) years of related experience preferred; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job. Licensing and Certification Requirements: Valid North Carolina Class B Commercial Driver's License preferred. Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Working Conditions Knowledge: Thorough knowledge of the operation and minor maintenance of hand and power tools. Thorough knowledge of the standard methods, materials and equipment employed in basic construction and maintenance operations, including grounds maintenance work. Considerable knowledge of the occupational hazards and the proper safety precautions involved in hand and power tools. Considerable knowledge of the practices and procedures of supervision. Considerable knowledge of the physical hazards and the proper safety precautions for general maintenance and construction work. Skills & Abilities: Skilled in the use of various power and hand tools. Ability to operate a fork lift and floor scrubber. Ability to prepare and maintain a variety of records and reports. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing. Ability to perform strenuous work under varying weather conditions. Ability to make minor repairs and operating adjustments to assigned equipment. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships as necessitated by work assignments.
City of Asheville Asheville, NC, USA
May 24, 2018
Job Summary 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.   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.   Essential Duties & Responsibilities Essential Duties and 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. Provide 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. Required Education & Experience Required Education/Experience: High school diploma or equivalency, with one (1) to three (3) years of heavy equipment experience, including solid waste collection equipment; 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 B). Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Working Conditions 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
May 05, 2018
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.  This position will remain open until filled, with the first review of applications occurring on 5/11/2018. Non-Exempt, Full-Time, 40 Hours Per Week Position Work Schedule: Monday - Friday: 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM Total # of Positions: 2 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. Required Education & 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 C Water Distribution Certification within 2 years of hire date.  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 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.