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
Mar 20, 2019
Summary About us: The City of Asheville is dedicated to providing quality service for the residents and visitors of our beautiful city, nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains of western North Carolina. Asheville, NC is a thriving mountain city that has a culture enriched in diversity. The City of Asheville values and respects a diverse community, workforce and ideas, and is committed to promoting an equitable, fair, and just employment environment. Our organization seeks to create and provide access and opportunities to employees, residents and visitors to fulfill their potential through inclusive engagement practices.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status. About our opportunity: Come join the City of Asheville's Public Works Department as a full-time Laborer within the Sanitation Division! The purpose of this position is to perform as a laborer on the sanitation crew collecting trash and brush and performing other manual labor tasks for the residents of the City of Asheville. Work Schedule : This position generally works Monday through Thursday from 7 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. (40 hours). Occasional opportunity for 5 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. shifts. This position may also work Fridays, weekends, holidays, or during emergency situations or special events as needed. Essential Duties & Responsibilities Picks up and loads debris and refuse, primarily brush and leaves, but may also collect bulky waste, roadside litter, and trash. Performs routine preventive maintenance on equipment, including greasing joints and checking fluid levels. Cleans and fuels equipment and vehicles.  Inspects equipment daily and reports need for repairs and assists in repair work. Operates and maintains an assortment of tools used in collection and maintenance activities. Completes logs and forms as needed. Supplemental Functions: Occasional special event work, including waste collection and set-up and break-down of container. Drive trucks (non-CDL) to perform collection of waste. Work overtime and on holidays as needed. Assist other Public Works Departments as needed, including snow removal or debris removal during weather events. Performs other similar duties as required. Education & Experience Work requires the ability to read and understand written instructions, to understand simple processes, and the routine operation of machines. NC Driver's License is required. Preferred Requirements: High School Diploma or GED preferred. Working Conditions/Physical Requirements: Majority of work is performed outside with exposure to unpleasant environmental conditions and/or hazards. Frequent physical effort is required. Able to repetitively lift heavy loads with a reasonable accommodation. Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Working Conditions Knowledge: General knowledge of learned procedures, practices, routines to deal effectively with routine work. Working knowledge of the functions and activities of assigned maintenance and/or construction crews. Working knowledge of the occupational hazards and the proper safety precautions involved in public works maintenance and construction activities. Some knowledge of the standard methods, materials and equipment employed in basic construction and maintenance operations, including grounds maintenance work. Skills & Abilities: Ability to use and care for a variety of hand tools. Ability to follow oral instructions. Ability to learn and follow routine procedures. Ability to perform strenuous work under varying weather conditions. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships as necessitated by work assignments. Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships as required by work assignments.
City of Asheville Asheville, NC, USA
Mar 20, 2019
Summary About us: The City of Asheville is dedicated to providing quality service for the residents and visitors of our beautiful city, nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains of western North Carolina. Asheville, NC is a thriving mountain city that has a culture enriched in diversity. The City of Asheville values and respects a diverse community, workforce and ideas, and is committed to promoting an equitable, fair, and just employment environment. Our organization seeks to create and provide access and opportunities to employees, residents and visitors to fulfill their potential through inclusive engagement practices.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status. About our opportunity: The City of Asheville has immediate needs for a Senior Equipment Operator in our Sanitation Division! Join our team today and to make difference in beautifying our community. The City of Asheville is excited to hire a Senior Equipment Operator within the Public Works Department, Sanitation Division. The purpose of this position is to operate heavy motorized equipment used in the solid waste/sanitation collection industry.  Candidates must have a valid NC Commercial Driver's License (CDL), Class B or A to be considered. We Value Your Driving Experience! **Supplemental Pay Opportunity - Senior Equipment Operators will have the opportunity to receive an additional $2.00/hour supplemental pay benefit if/when they drive an automated side loader (including during training) on Sanitation collection routes. Additional Benefits Uniforms provided at no cost to employee Safety boot allowance after successful completion of probationary period twice annually On the job training; CDL license paid for by the City of Asheville Access to internal promotional opportunities Professional development opportunities Work Schedule:  This position generally works Monday through Thursday from 7 a.m. - 5:30 p.m (40 hours). However, this position may also work Fridays, weekends, holidays, or during emergency situations or special events as needed. This position is open until filled with applications being reviewed weekly. Essential Duties & Responsibilities Operates a variety of heavy motorized equipment used in the sanitation industry and public works operations, including automated side loader, knuckleboom, and rear packer, in the collection of trash and brush along specified routes.  May also operate other heavy motorized equipment, including forklift or snow plow as needed. Performs pre- and post-trip inspections and routine preventive maintenance on equipment, such as checking and filling fluid levels and greasing as necessary. Inspects equipment daily and reports need for repairs; assists in repair work. Maintains clean vehicle and parking area. Trains less experienced operators in the operation of sanitation equipment. Documents, collects, and provides daily paperwork and information to supervisor, including weight tickets and inspection reports. Provides excellent customer service to City residents. Performs a variety of manual or semi-skilled labor when needed for the Sanitation Division and Public Works Department. Supplemental Functions: Performs all positional work functions in the Sanitation Division as needed. Performs related work as required. Education & Experience High school diploma or equivalency with at least one year of heavy equipment experience, with solid waste collection equipment preferred; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job. Licensing and Certifications: Valid North Carolina Commercial Driver's License (Class A or B). Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Working Conditions Knowledge: Advanced knowledge of procedures and practices to analyze and resolve unusual or difficult problems. Skills: Ability to read and understand basic workplace data, such as simple forms, tables, graphs, schedules, etc. Ability to conduct research of existing, internal policies and procedures Ability to think creatively in all areas for the purpose of increasing efficiency and effectiveness. Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written form. Ability to research program documents and narrative materials, and develop reports from information gathered. Ability to analyze situations to pinpoint problems and assist with solving problems or identifying sources of obstacles. Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships as required by work assignments. Ability to work independently with limited supervision. Ability to analyze and interpret policy and procedural guidelines and to apply this understanding to tasks.
City of Asheville Asheville, NC, USA
Mar 19, 2019
Summary Position Announcement POLICE CHIEF Asheville, NC The City of Asheville (population 92,000) is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Police Chief. The city is looking for an effective leader who is committed to highly professional and progressive policing and who has knowledge of best practices in the profession. The successful candidate must have the ability to effectively engage and build trust with residents and visitors in the City of Asheville, along with the men and women of the Asheville Police Department. The Chief must have an appreciation for the unique culture and history of the City and must have demonstrated experience effectively working with diverse communities. The Asheville Police Department has a budget of $29M and a staff of 238 sworn officers and 63 non-sworn professionals. It is the largest police department in western North Carolina. It has been accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies since 1994 and received Advanced Meritorious Accreditation in 2017. For more detailed information regarding this opportunity, see the position profile . Bachelor's degree in Law Enforcement Administration, Criminal Justice, Public Administration or related field, with over seven (7) years of progressively responsible experience in law enforcement administration or command work; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job. The successful candidate must obtain a valid North Carolina driver's license along with certification as a Police Officer through the Criminal Justice Education and Standards Commission of North Carolina. An advanced degree is preferred along with additional specialized leadership education, such as the Senior Management Institute for Police (SMIP) or the FBI National Academy. Salary Range: $107,362 - $171,779 DOQ, plus a very competitive fringe benefits package. The Police Executive Research Forum (PERF) is assisting the city in the selection process. PERF will recruit and perform initial assessments of candidates. The most qualified applicants will be contacted by PERF, and a selected group will be recommended for onsite interviews. For updates about the process, see the city's Police Chief Search webpage .   Qualified candidates should apply by April 15 , 201 9 with cover letter, résumé, and the names and contact information of five references in confidence to: AshevillePC@policeforum.org   Asheville is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply.   If you have questions regarding this opportunity, or a recommendation of a colleague, please contact: Charlotte Lansinger at clansinger@aol.com or (301) 639-3020.    
City of Asheville Asheville, NC, USA
Mar 16, 2019
Summary About us: The City of Asheville is dedicated to providing quality service for the residents and visitors of our beautiful city, nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains of western North Carolina. Asheville, NC is a thriving mountain city that has a culture enriched in diversity. The City of Asheville values and respects a diverse community, workforce and ideas, and is committed to promoting an equitable, fair, and just employment environment. Our organization seeks to create and provide access and opportunities to employees, residents and visitors to fulfill their potential through inclusive engagement practices.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status.   About our opportunity:  The City of Asheville is currently looking for a full-time, litigation paralegal to work with the City Attorney's Office. The purpose of this position is to provide legal support and administrative assistance on litigation matters to the attorneys in the City Attorney's Office, although other ancillary duties may be required.   Work Schedule: Monday -Friday, 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM (37.5 Hours Per Week/Non-Exempt Position)   Essential Duties & Responsibilities Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Assist with litigation matters in state and federal courts, including appellate courts. Assist with matters before local boards and commissions performing quasi-judicial functions.  Draft legal documents for litigation, including pleadings, motions, affidavits, notices, briefs, agreements and contracts. File and serve all court documents. Prepare discovery documents, including interrogatories, requests and responses. Create, maintain and monitor all pleadings and discovery files and indexes. Maintain litigation calendars, calculate and track all legal deadlines. Prepare and organize binders for litigation and other legal matters. Perform legal research on a wide variety of topics using several legal resources, including case law, statutes, ordinances, regulations and other legal authority. Review legal documents to ensure that references to legal authorities are correct, including references to case law, statutes and local ordinances. Supplemental Functions: Perform other similar duties as requested or needed. Education & Experience Education/Experience: Bachelor's degree with a minimum of three (3) years of experience in a law firm engaged in litigation, or similar legal environment OR Associate's degree with a minimum of five (5) years of experience in a law firm engaged in litigation, or similar legal environment   Prior experience in municipal and/or civil litigation is preferred. Licensing and Certifications: None. Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Working Conditions Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Knowledge: Comprehensive understanding of state and federal court systems, including applicable rules of civil procedure and service and filing requirements. Understanding of legal principles, practices, research methods and terminology. Knowledge of local, state and federal laws and regulations. Knowledge of local government functions and practices is preferred. Skills: Must be highly organized. Ability to provide and maintain a high degree of attention to detail and accuracy, while working in a fast pace environment. Ability to multi-task and provide litigation assistance to several attorneys on a wide range of legal issues. Ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines. Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written form. Ability to research and report on information gathered. Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships. Ability to work independently with limited supervision. Ability to identify and plan for upcoming litigation needs. Ability to maintain a high degree of professionalism and confidentiality. 
City of Asheville Asheville, NC, USA
Mar 16, 2019
Summary About Us The City of Asheville is dedicated to providing quality service for the residents and visitors of our beautiful city, nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains of western North Carolina. Asheville, NC is a thriving mountain city that has a culture enriched in diversity. The City of Asheville values and respects a diverse community, workforce and ideas, and is committed to promoting an equitable, fair, and just employment environment. Our organization seeks to create and provide access and opportunities to employees, residents and visitors to fulfill their potential through inclusive engagement practices.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status. About Our Opportunity We are currently hiring a full-time, seasonal Support Staff - Athletics to join the Parks and Recreation Department summer staff.  This position will assist and oversee athletic program operations at recreation facilities which include ball fields, gymnasiums, parks and other City-owned facilities.  Work Schedule:  Generally 20 hours per week. This position is classified as a temporary/seasonal position working part-time hours. This position will NOT be eligible for benefits, paid leave time (vacation, sick, holiday) nor participation in the retirement system This position is open until filled with applications being reviewed weekly.  Essential Duties & Responsibilities Keeps scorebook for athletic programs and runs a scoreboard. Manages equipment. Provides excellent customer service and communication to patrons. Ensures safety rules and procedures are followed. Provides program set-up and tear-down as scheduled. Supervises rental of facilities. Maintains cleanliness and organization at their workplace. Performs routine park maintenance, such as cleaning out base hubs out and raking field if necessary. Performs incidental janitorial work such as picking up trash, bathroom cleaning, and emptying trash receptacles. Performs related work as required. Keeps accurate scores of ball games and report statistics (basketball, flag football, volleyball, softball and other sports as offered by the City). Maintains ball fields, gym space and other areas of play to ensure safety of participants. Communicates clearly both in writing and verbally with the public and co-workers. Education & Experience Education: At least 1 year of experience with athletics which may include participating on teams as a player, captain, manager or coach and the ability to learn to keep score/statistics for various sports and recreation programs. Licensing:  Possess a valid NC Drivers license or an out-of-state driver's license with the ability to obtain the same (preferred). CPR/First Aid Certified or ability to obtain certification within the first 3 months of employment. Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Working Conditions Knowledge: Knowledge of principles and organization of various sports and leagues including how to provide positive customer and personal services to players, coaches, volunteers, and families. Some knowledge of various City park locations and general functions. Skills and Abilities: Ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions. Ability to multi-task in order to adequately keep score, maintain a sports scoreboard and clearly communicate with sports officials and patrons. Ability to understand and communicate rules of various sports as outlined in rule and regulation guide books. Ability to lift at least 10 lbs., stand and walk for long periods of time. Ability to see and hear adequately and to notice unusual conditions. Ability to acquire knowledge of the rules and regulations related to departmental and/or divisional policies and procedures within a reasonable training period. Ability to deal tactfully and effectively with City employees and the general public.
City of Asheville Asheville, NC, USA
Mar 16, 2019
Summary The City of Asheville is currently looking to hire a full-time Water Plant Operator position at either a Trainee, Level I, Level II, or Level III, depending on candidate qualifications. The purpose of this position is to perform technical work in the operation and minor maintenance of the water treatment plant(s) for the City by  participating in an on-the-job training program involving practical "hands-on" experience with plant operations under the supervision of a Certified Treatment Plant Operator or the Water Plant supervisor. In performing entry level work in the operation and maintenance of a water treatment plant, the chosen trainee will be instrumental in providing safe, potable water for the City and its water customers. This is accomplished by learning the treatment process, observing the methods necessary to comply with state and federal regulations, and performing grounds keeping and other duties related to upkeep of the various facilities. Trainees are expected to satisfy state requirements and obtain a Class "C" Water Treatment Facility Operator for Surface Water Certification within 18 months of the candidate's date of hire. Full Time 40 Hrs Week; Days and shift will vary Minimum Hiring Salary: Water Plant Operator Trainee: $13.00 Water Plant Operator I: $15.26 Water Plant Operator II: $16.33 Water Plant Operator III: $17.64   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 457 voluntary 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:  The  Trainee will: Be trained on the various aspects of the operation of a water treatment plant, including checking, maintaining, and adjusting chemical doses to provide safe and aesthetically pleasing water for the City's customers. Be trained on adjusting and maintaining chemical feed pumps, chlorinators and chemical feed systems, learn to read meters, gauges and dials. Learn proper and accurate  monitoring and maintenance of water filters, filling and maintenance of chemical day tanks. Be trained to utilize the Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) computer system to monitor the water distribution system, including tank levels, pump status, pressure and various alarms; and will notify the Water Plant Operators of potential problems according to established policies and procedures. Be trained to conduct periodic laboratory analysis of water to assess water quality and chemical dose requirements; to perform bacteriological analysis on various water samples, and calibrate laboratory equipment (turbidimeters, pH meters, chlorine analyzers, etc.) The trainee will also collect water samples. Be trained to utilize computerized data entry equipment and various databases and/or file maintenance programs to enter, store and/or retrieve information as requested or otherwise necessary. The trainee will also learn to summarize data in preparation of standardized reports. Assist in conducting tours of the plant facility. Clean and maintain facilities and restroom as directed. Provide excellent customer service by receiving phone calls and routing customer questions to senior staff as needed. Attends classes to obtain a Class "C" Water Treatment Facility Operator for Surface Water Supplemental Functions: Will perform other similar duties as required. Education & Experience Water Plant Operator Trainee Qualifications: Must have a High school diploma or equivalent; no experience is required. Must have the ability to obtain Class "C" Water Treatment Facility Operator for Surface Water Certification issued by the State of North Carolina within 18 months of the candidate's date of hire. Water Plant Operator I Qualifications: Must have a High school diploma or equivalent, with some water or sewer system experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job. Must have a North Carolina Class "C" Water Treatment Facility Operator for Surface Water Certificate. Water Plant Operator II Qualifications: Must have a High school diploma or equivalent, with at least one (1) year of experience in water treatment; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job. Must have a North Carolina Class "B" Water Treatment Facility Operator for Surface Water Certificate. Water Plant Operator III Qualifications: Must have a High school diploma or equivalent, with at least three (3) years of experience in water treatment ; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job. All Levels must have possession of a valid driver's license issued by the State of North Carolina.  An Associate's or Bachelor's degree in biology, chemistry, science or a related field is preferred. Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Working Conditions The ideal candidate: Should have general knowledge of learned procedures, practices, and/or routines to deal effectively with routine work. Should have the ability to read and understand basic workplace data, such as simple forms, tables, graphs, schedules, etc. Should have the ability to conduct advanced research on organizational policies and procedures, best practices and innovative techniques. Should have the ability to compile data into a formal report or recommendation to be shared with others and often verbally presented. Should have the ability to think creatively in all areas for the purpose of increasing efficiency and effectiveness. Should possess the ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written form. Should possess the ability to research program documents and narrative materials, and be able to develop reports from the information gathered. Should have the ability to analyze situations, pinpoint problems and assist with solving problems, and/or identifying sources of obstacles. Should have the ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships as required by work assignments. Should have the ability to work independently with limited supervision. Should have the ability to analyze and interpret policy and procedural guidelines and apply this understanding to tasks.   
City of Asheville Asheville, NC, USA
Mar 13, 2019
Summary Begin your career with the City of Asheville as a Meter Services Taps Worker I for the Water Resources Department's Meter Services Division! The purpose of this position is to provide a variety of responsible unskilled, semi-skilled, and skilled work in upgrading and installation of water lines and fixtures for the City's Water Resources Department.  Non-Exempt, Full-Time, 40 Hours Per Week Position Work Schedule: Monday - Friday: 7:00 AM - 3:30 PM 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 back filling trenches, installing or renewing water services 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 on occasion (or with reasonable accommodation), and use a shovel for extended periods of time.    Supplemental Functions: Performs other similar duties as required. Education & Experience Education/Experience: High school diploma or equivalency. 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.
City of Asheville Asheville, NC, USA
Mar 12, 2019
Summary About Us The City of Asheville is dedicated to providing quality service for the residents and visitors of our beautiful city, nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains of western North Carolina. Asheville, NC is a thriving mountain city that has a culture enriched in diversity. The City of Asheville values and respects a diverse community, workforce and ideas, and is committed to promoting an equitable, fair, and just employment environment. Our organization seeks to create and provide access and opportunities to employees, residents and visitors to fulfill their potential through inclusive engagement practices.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status. About Our Opportunity We are currently hiring a full-time, Water Resources Engineering Technician to join the Water Resources Department. The purpose of this position is to perform design and construction work using technical engineering and surveying applications, methods and principles. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM  PLEASE NOTE:  This is a re-post of this position.  If you have previously applied, it is not necessary to reapply.  Applications for this position will close at 5:00 pm on Monday, April 1, 2019. Essential Duties & Responsibilities Essential Duties and Responsibilities Performs engineering design using computer aided drafting to analyze survey measurements and prepare maps system design, layout, construction and boundary locations. Maintains and uses GPS and other survey equipment to collect survey data measurements. Performs deed research search property boundaries for survey. Researches technical information to provides maps, documents and research information for in house staff and external surveying and engineering firms. Provides computer aided drafting reviews for digital drawing coming into office from external engineering firms for new waterline extensions. Ensures conformance to standards and installation into GIS mapping system. Provides assistance with review, inspection and coordination of water improvement plans associated with development process. Provides project management for waterline projects. Provides customer service to walk-in customers needing technical or nonstandard assistance. Supplemental Functions Performs other similar duties as required. Education & Experience Preferred Education and Experience Associate's degree with one (1) to three (3) years of Land surveying or Civil Engineering experience preferred. Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Working Conditions Knowledge: Thorough knowledge of theoretical and practical aspects of the analytical, technical or professional discipline. Skills and Abilities: Ability to read, summarize and/or compare basic workplace data, tables, graphics, flow charts, maps, etc. Ability to conduct advanced research of organizational policies and procedures Ability to compile data into a formal report or recommendation shared with others and often verbally presented. Ability to think creatively in all areas for the purpose of increasing efficiency and effectiveness. Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written form. Ability to research program documents and narrative materials, and develop reports from information gathered. Ability to analyze situations to pinpoint problems and assist with solving problems or identifying sources of obstacles. Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships as required by work assignments. Ability to work independently with limited supervision. Ability to analyze and interpret policy and procedural guidelines and to apply this understanding to tasks. Ability to bring resources together to resolve a problem or provide a solution.
City of Asheville Asheville, NC, USA
Mar 06, 2019
Summary About Us The City of Asheville is dedicated to providing quality service for the residents and visitors of our beautiful city, nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains of western North Carolina. Asheville, NC is a thriving mountain city that has a culture enriched in diversity. The City of Asheville values and respects a diverse community, workforce and ideas, and is committed to promoting an equitable, fair, and just employment environment. Our organization seeks to create and provide access and opportunities to employees, residents and visitors to fulfill their potential through inclusive engagement practices.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status.   About Our Opportunity The City of Asheville is looking to hire several temp/seasonal Laborers within the Parks and Recreation Department to assist with various duties. The purpose of this position is to perform as a skilled or unskilled laborer on one of our Parks & Recreation crews. We are currently hiring for Laborer positions on the following crews:  (The shifts below can be flexible depending on candidate availability) Ball Field Crew - Multiple Shifts available, either weekends : Friday 6am to 4:30 pm, Saturday & Sunday 6am to 11 am. Or weekdays: Monday - Friday 7am to 3:30 pm. Landscape/Mowing Crew - 2 Shifts available: Monday to Friday 7 am to 3:30 pm or Monday to Thursday 7 am to 5:30 pm. Custodian/Event Support Crew - Multiple Shifts available: Monday to Thursday 7am to 5:30 pm, or Friday to Monday 6am to 4:30 pm, or Thursday to Monday 6am to 2:30 pm. Please indicate the crew in the supplemental questions that you are interested in applying for at the end of the application. These positions are temporary/seasonal positions. They will NOT be eligible for benefits, paid leave time (vacation, sick, holiday) nor participation in the retirement system.   These positions are open until filled with applications being reviewed weekly.  Essential Duties & Responsibilities BALL FIELD CREW Duties & Responsibilities Operates power an assortment of tools, hand and power, used in landscaping and mowing activities. Would be required to operate a small motorized machine for dragging of our infields also operate a City Pickup truck pulling a small tag along trailer to various ball field locations. Also, lining and marking of playing lines and weed removal. Operates Z Trak mowers and string trimmers to cut and trim lawns and other grassed areas; pulls weeds from flower beds and other landscaped areas. Mows and drags athletic fields and applies lime to mark boundaries. Picks up debris and refuse. Loads and unloads material on and off of trucks. Maintains activity logs. Provides weather related maintenance. Performs other similar duties as required.   LANDSCAPE/MOWING CREW Essential Duties & Responsibilities Operates power an assortment of tools, hand and power, used in landscaping and mowing activities. Operates Z Trak mowers and string trimmers to cut and trim lawns and other grassed areas; pulls weeds from flower beds and other landscaped areas. Mows and drags athletic fields and applies lime to mark boundaries. Picks up debris and refuse. Loads and unloads material on and off of trucks. Maintains activity logs. Provides weather related maintenance. Performs other similar duties as required.   CUSTODIAN/EVENT SUPPORT Essential Duties & Responsibilities: Operates power an assortment of tools used in construction and/or maintenance activities. Performs routine preventive maintenance on equipment and fuels vehicles. Inspects equipment daily and reports need for repairs and assists in repair work. Operates 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. Performs other similar duties as required.   Education & Experience Education and Experience Requirements: Work requires the ability to read and understand written instructions, to understand simple processes and the routine operation of machines. Valid Driver's License preferred, but not required. High School Diploma or equivalent preferred, but not required. Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Working Conditions Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Working Conditions 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 50 lbs 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
Mar 06, 2019
Summary Job Summary The City of Asheville is currently looking for a full-time Trades Worker for the General Services Department, Facility Maintenance Division. The purpose of this position is to maintain and repair City facilities, related systems and equipment. Performs routine tasks to ensure the safety and well-being of building occupants. Non-exempt, Full-Time Position; 40 Hours Per Week Work Schedule:  10 hour days - Monday - Thursday or Tuesday - Friday rotating every 3 months.   Essential Duties & Responsibilities Essential Duties & Responsibilities Performs or assists with preventative maintenance of all HVAC, electrical and plumbing systems etc. Performs or assists with troubleshooting and repairs of all HVAC, electrical, plumbing, roof leaks etc. Evaluates the need for repair or replacement systems and devices. Answers and evaluates customer and employee complaints to determine necessary repairs or services needed to correct the situation. Performs customer relations duties by handling issues promptly and courteously. Operates trucks, construction equipment, power tools and various maintenance devices. Processes work orders and purchases parts and materials. Performs general carpentry work assisting in the construction, repair or alteration of floors, walls, roofs, stairways, partitions, doors, windows, screens and various other wooden articles; hangs, plasters and finishes drywall. Performs general painting work, which includes preparing surfaces and applying paint or stain. Performs or assists in the maintenance of plumbing systems including installing fixtures, repairing leaks, clearing drains and replacing valves and faulty fittings or sections in lines. Performs or assists in the maintenance of various electrical systems, including replacing faulty switches, outlets, light bulbs, and ballasts. Performs or assists in maintenance of heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems, including changing filters, installing ductwork and chassis parts, wrapping pipes in insulation, etc. Will be responsible for monthly building PM's at various buildings as assigned. Supplemental Functions: Performs other similar duties as required. Education & Experience Required Education & Experience High school diploma or equivalency, with 1-3 years of related building repair and maintenance experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job. Licensing and Certifications: Valid North Carolina Driver's License required. Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Working Conditions Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Working Conditions Knowledge: Basic knowledge of principles and terminology for the field. Skills & Abilities: Ability to read and understand basic workplace data, such as simple forms, tables, graphs, schedules, etc. Ability to conduct research of existing, internal policies and procedures. Ability to compile data into a formal report or recommendation shared with others and often verbally presented. Ability to think creatively in all areas for the purpose of increasing efficiency and effectiveness. Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written form. Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships as required by work assignments. Ability to work independently with limited supervision. Ability to bring resources together to resolve a problem or provide a solution.
City of Asheville Asheville, NC, USA
Feb 27, 2019
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 Entrance Exam & Fitness Assessment (Modified Coopers Exam) 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 & 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 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 Disqualification: Criminal History:   Any conviction of a felony. A crime for which the punishment could have been more than two years. A conviction of a crime or unlawful act defined as Class B Misdemeanors within the preceding ten (10) years. A conviction of two (2) or more crimes or unlawful acts defined as Class A Misdemeanors within the preceding five (5) years. A DUI or DWI conviction in the last ten years. For a list of Class B Misdemeanors visit:  http://www.ncdoj.gov/About-DOJ/Law-Enforcement-Training-and-Standards/Criminal-Justice-Standards/CJ-Standards/Documents/Class-B-Misdemeanor-Manual-2005.aspx Drugs: Illegal selling or distribution of any drug.   Any use of hard illegal drugs such as methamphetamine, cocaine, LSD or heroin  within the past two (2) years; As an adult, a pattern of illegal drug use that indicates ongoing regular recreational use. Tattoos and Body Modification: Tattoos, branding, or intentional scarring will not be visible to the public. Tattoos, brands, or intentional scars will be covered by all employees when representing the department - by uniform, business attire (pants/sleeves/collar)  or other appropriate covering. Tattoos, branding, or intentional scarring are not permitted on the face, neck, ears, or scalp . Exceptions may be made for employees with permanent makeup (e.g., eyeliner, lip liner) that is conservative and natural looking. Other:  Dishonorable discharge from any military service.  Less than honorable discharges will be reviewed on a case by case basis.  Untruthfulness or intentionally withholding information on any application, interview, or paperwork associated with the position. Deliberate inaccuracies or incomplete statements. Cheating on any examination or testing associated with the position. Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Working Conditions   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
Feb 22, 2019
Summary About us: The City of Asheville is dedicated to providing quality service for the residents and visitors of our beautiful city, nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains of western North Carolina. Asheville, NC is a thriving mountain city that has a culture enriched in diversity. The City of Asheville values and respects a diverse community, workforce and ideas, and is committed to promoting an equitable, fair, and just employment environment. Our organization seeks to create and provide access and opportunities to employees, residents and visitors to fulfill their potential through inclusive engagement practices.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status. About our opportunity: We invite you to apply to join our ream as a full-time Equipment Operator within the Public Works Department. The ideal candidate will have experience operating a variety of heavy motorized equipment involved in the construction and maintenance of City grounds, facilities, and infrastructure. They will perform semi-skilled work in the operation of a variety of heavy motorized equipment.To be considered for this position, you must have a valid North Carolina Commercial Driver's License (CDL) OR the ability to obtain a CDL within 90 days after hire unless otherwise specified. We are currently hiring for Equipment Operators for the following division(s) and/or crews: Stormwater Division - Construction Crew (Monday - Thursday; 7:00 AM - 5:30 PM) Stormwater Division - Maintenance Crew (Monday - Thursday; 7:00 AM - 5:30 PM) Streets Division - Roadside Mowing Crew (Monday - Thursday; 7:00 AM - 5:30 PM) Please indicate the Division(s) and/or crew in the supplemental questions that you are interested in applying for at the end of the application. Applications will be reviewed on a weekly basis beginning on February 27, 2019.   Essential Duties & Responsibilities Stormwater Division - Construction/Maintenance Crew 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 pipe installation, demolitions and loading dirt and debris using skid steer and 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 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. Streets Division - Roadside Mowing Crew 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, scrapers, motorized pan, tampers, rollers, etc. Operates a farm tractor to mow road edges and then in the off season, you may assist the Tree Crews as outlined.  The operator also drives snow plow / salt spreader trucks during winter storms. Transports equipment from location to location. Performs rough and fine grading, hole filling, demolitions and loading dirt and debris using skid steer with backhoe. Facilitates tree maintenance and removal as a ground operations specialist using aerial lift truck, chainsaws, chippers, skid steer loaders and/or knuckle boom loaders to process debris. 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. Education & Experience High School diploma or equivalency preferred. Some relevant experience with operating motorized equipment required. Licensing and Certifications: Valid North Carolina Commercial Driver's License (CDL) required or the ability to obtain a NC CDL within 90 days from hire. Tanker endorsement required within 180 days Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Working Conditions Knowledge: Advanced knowledge of procedures and practices to analyze and resolve unusual or difficult problems. 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 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
Feb 21, 2019
Summary About Us  The City of Asheville is dedicated to providing quality service for the residents and visitors of our beautiful city, nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains of western North Carolina. Asheville, NC is a thriving mountain city that has a culture enriched in diversity. The City of Asheville values and respects a diverse community, workforce and ideas, and is committed to promoting an equitable, fair, and just employment environment. Our organization seeks to create and provide access and opportunities to employees, residents and visitors to fulfill their potential through inclusive engagement practices.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status. About Our Opportunity The City of Asheville is excited to hire a full-time Equipment Operator to join the Public Works Department, Streets Division. The purpose of this position is to perform semi-skilled work in the operation of a variety of heavy motorized equipment.The purpose of this position is to perform semi-skilled work in the operation of a variety of heavy motorized equipment. We are currently hiring for the following work schedules, which will be filled based on departmental needs: Monday - Thursday 7:00 AM - 5:30 PM (4-Day Work Week/40 hours per week); Tuesday - Friday 7:00 AM - 5:30 PM (4-Day Work Week/40 hours per week); and Sunday night - Friday morning 11:00 PM - 7:30 AM (street sweeper operation required) Some positions will require on call with an expectation of being on call once every 6 weeks. This posting will be open until all positions are filled. An initial review of applications will occur on Monday, September 10th.  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. Facilitates tree maintenance and removal as a ground operations specialist using aerial lift truck, chainsaws, chippers, skid steer loaders and/or knuckle boom loaders to process debris. Operation of small equipment such as mowers, weed eaters, and leaf blowers. 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 Education/Experience: High school diploma or equivalency preferred, with some relevant experience with operating motorized equipment. Licensing and Certifications: Valid North Carolina Commercial Driver's License or the ability to obtain one in 90 days of hire.  Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Working Conditions Knowledge: Advanced knowledge of procedures and practices to analyze and resolve unusual or difficult problems. Skills & Abilities: Ability to 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
Feb 21, 2019
Summary About us: The City of Asheville is dedicated to providing quality service for the residents and visitors of our beautiful city, nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains of western North Carolina. Asheville, NC is a thriving mountain city that has a culture enriched in diversity. The City of Asheville values and respects a diverse community, workforce and ideas, and is committed to promoting an equitable, fair, and just employment environment. Our organization seeks to create and provide access and opportunities to employees, residents and visitors to fulfill their potential through inclusive engagement practices.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status. About our opportunity: The Public Works Department is currently hiring a full-time Program Manager in the Stormwater Division who will serve under the direction of the Stormwater Division Manager. The Program Manager will serve as a subject matter expert and perform complex work in the Stormwater Division in addition to supporting existing and future City of Asheville Stormwater Capital Improvement projects in accordance with their scope, budget and schedule. This position assigns projects, supervises staff, assists in planning, coordinating, and managing a wide variety of significant Stormwater projects; acts as a liaison for the City with a variety of private, public, and community organizations, consultants, contractors, the public, grantors, and regulatory agencies; performs advanced-level professional program management; conducts studies and develops recommendations for action, policies and procedures; and provides professional assistance to the Public Works team. The Ideal Candidate: The ideal candidate will have a strong combination of technical and supervisory skills. The ideal professional background and characteristics for the Stormwater Program Manager include: Thorough knowledge of principles and practices in civil engineering, stormwater management, project management, public infrastructure including streets and other utilities, construction practices and standards as applicable to the design and construction of capital improvement projects. Strong skills related to principles and techniques of conducting analytical studies, evaluating alternatives,and making sound recommendations. A good communicator with experience in building networks and positive relationships with both internal and external customers.  Experience in implementing and monitoring budgets and expenditures. Impeccable attention to detail.  An ability to adapt to the shifting demands of different situations as well as the ability to multitask.   $60.102.89 - $93,760.51 pay range. Starting pay negotiable depending on qualifications. Initial application review will occur on March 13th, 2019. Applications will be reviewed weekly after initial review date. Essential Duties & Responsibilities  Develops and manages the Stormwater Capital Improvement Program by evaluating stormwater needs across the City and operating within the annual budget for the program; prepares long-range plans, preliminary engineering assessments and cost estimates, project scopes of work and schedules, budget documents related to the projects, project presentations and other strategic documents. Manages, coordinates and monitors stormwater capital projects by reviewing project designs; preparing construction drawings and specifications; preparing and/or coordinating permits, right-of-way or easement acquisitions, agreements, contract documents, bid packages and the bidding process, closing out projects, and other activities as necessary to ensure that projects are completed on schedule and within budget. Oversees, coordinates, and/or reviews work of consultants and contractors, regulatory agencies, funding partners; approves and oversees payments. Monitors progress of projects both in design and under construction and resolves conflicts with contractor performance. Provides engineering recommendations and professional technical oversight related to stormwater and floodplain management, water quality, and environmental impacts. Manages compliance with applicable rules, regulations, policies and procedures. Supervises, evaluates and trains assigned staff; plans, organizes, assigns and reviews the work of assigned staff in the Stormwater Capital team, including coordinating the scheduling of projects and programs, and conducts staff meetings. Oversees and monitors operations and activities of City staff who are assigned as project managers; recommends improvements and modifications; and prepares various reports on projects, programs, and activities; assists in the implementation of goals and objectives; implements policies and procedures. Develops and monitors the annual budget for the Stormwater Capital team and assists other departments in preparing project budgets related to stormwater project needs. Evaluates funding sources including grant opportunities, program revisions and policy and procedure changes and updates. Education & Experience Education and Experience: Bachelor's degree required in Civil Engineering or related field, with five (5) to seven (7) years of progressively responsible experience in stormwater management and design, construction of public infrastructure. Program management and supervisory experience is required. Experience with the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) is strongly preferred. Experience with the National Flood Insurance Program is strongly preferred.  Licensing and Certifications: Professional Engineering License in the state of North Carolina is required. Possession of, or the ability to obtain a Class C driver's license in NC within 90 days of hire. Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Working Conditions Knowledge: Thorough knowledge of principles and practices of employee supervision, including work planning, assignment, review, and training of staff in work procedures. Thorough knowledge of stormwater conveyance and watershed modeling, including stormwater quality treatment and quantity control measures. Thorough knowledge of the National Flood Insurance Program requirements and floodplain modeling and the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit program requirements. Thorough knowledge of principles and practices in civil engineering, stormwater infrastructure, project management, public infrastructure including streets and other utilities, construction practices and standards as applicable to the design and construction of capital improvement projects including cost estimating, scheduling, identifying the critical path of projects, accounting and cost tracking. Principles and techniques of conducting analytical studies, evaluating alternatives, and making sound recommendations. Knowledge of public relations techniques and planning to avoid project impacts on surrounding property owners. Knowledge of principles and practices of public agency budget development and administration and sound financial management policies and procedures with emphasis in project budget management. Knowledge of applicable Federal, State and local laws, codes, regulations, policies, guidelines, and technical processes, and procedures related to construction and/or stormwater capital improvement projects. Effectively representing the City in contracts with governmental agencies, community groups, and various business, professional, educational, regulatory, and legislative organizations. Knowledge and comprehensive understanding of the field of program management and the application of advanced principles, techniques and theory. Skills and Abilities: Ability to effectively provide a high level of customer service to the public and City Staff. Ability to perform advanced Civil Engineering functions related to design and construction administration. Ability to conduct advanced research on organizational policies and procedures, best practices and innovative techniques. Ability to research program documents and narrative materials, and develop reports from information gathered. Ability to compile data into a technical report and share with the public, a direct supervisor, department director, City Manager's Office, or City Council. Ability to think creatively for work practices, programs and policies. Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written form. Ability to analyze situations to pinpoint problems and assist with solving problems or identifying sources of obstacles. Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships as required by work assignments. Ability to work independently with limited supervision. Ability to analyze and interpret policy, regulations and procedural guidelines and to apply this understanding to tasks. Ability to bring resources together to resolve a problem or provide a solution. Ability to manage complex projects and to lead project management teams on specific projects from conception through closeout. Ability to perform responsible professional project management support with accuracy, speed and minimal supervision. Ability to enforce necessary codes and regulations with firmness and tact. Ability to understand the organization and operation of the City and of outside agencies as necessary to assume assigned responsibilities. Ability to effectively conduct meetings and make presentations to various groups. Ability to research, analyzes, and summarizes data, and prepare, present, and maintain accurate and reliable reports containing findings and recommendations. Ability to organize and prioritize a variety of projects and multiple tasks in an effective and timely manner; organize own work, set priorities, and meet critical time deadlines. Ability to use tact, initiative, prudence, and independent judgment within general policy, procedural and legal guidelines. Working and Environmental Conditions: The Program Manager will work partially in an office environment with moderate noise levels and controlled temperature conditions, and partially in the field and are occasionally exposed to loud noise levels, cold and hot temperatures, and inclement weather conditions. The Program Manager may also be required to work on evenings, weekends and holidays as needed.     
City of Asheville Asheville, NC, USA
Feb 20, 2019
Summary About Us The City of Asheville is dedicated to providing quality service for the residents and visitors of our beautiful city, nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains of western North Carolina. Asheville, NC is a thriving mountain city that has a culture enriched in diversity. The City of Asheville values and respects a diverse community, workforce and ideas, and is committed to promoting an equitable, fair, and just employment environment. Our organization seeks to create and provide access and opportunities to employees, residents and visitors to fulfill their potential through inclusive engagement practices.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status. About Our Opportunity The Parks and Recreation Department is excited to hire a temporary/seasonal Facility Attendant position to join our team. The purpose of the position is to provide various facility services for the City. 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. This position is a year-round temporary position. This position will NOT be eligible for benefits, paid leave time (vacation, sick, holiday) nor participation in the retirement system. This position is open until filled with applications being reviewed weekly.  Essential Duties & Responsibilities Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 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. Performs overall daily cleaning and maintenance of the inside and outside of assigned parks and recreation areas. Sets up facilities for special events by loading and unloading tables, chairs and performing additional duties as necessary. Provides customer service by answering questions and giving information and directions. Reports large facility maintenance issues to managers. Performs back up duties in the absence of other personnel. Supplemental Functions: Performs other similar duties as required. Education & Experience Education/Experience Requirements: Basic knowledge of custodial responsibilities and customer service with some related experience preferred. Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Working Conditions Knowledge: General knowledge of learned procedures, practices, routines to deal effectively with routine work. Working knowledge of cleaning procedures. Working knowledge of the layout of assigned buildings and facilities. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions. Ability to perform medium to heavy physical work. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships as necessitated by work assignments. 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.  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
Feb 02, 2019
Summary The City of Asheville invites you to apply to begin your career as a firefighter. A firefighter serves as a member of a crew responding to fire calls, disaster calls, and emergency medical calls, and studying and training in the methods and techniques for fire fighting, hazardous materials handling, and emergency medical care.  A firefighter performs responsible, technical work in protecting City residents from fire and environmental emergencies or disasters, rendering emergency treatment to the sick and injured, and responding to emergency rescue situations involving bodily injury or potential loss of life. Work includes training in control and extinguishment of fires and/or mitigating other disasters, applying necessary emergency medical care to sick or injured persons, and participating in the maintenance of station equipment and quarters. Work is frequently performed under hazardous conditions, requiring rapid response and strenuous physical exertion. Tact, courtesy, and firmness are required in dealing with sick or injured persons and with the general public. Work is performed in accordance with established emergency procedures and techniques, but the employee must exercise some independent judgment. Work is performed under the general supervision of a Fire Officer and is evaluated by the employee's ability to respond effectively to emergency situations. Please note that we will be using email to communicate with applicants throughout the recruitment process.  It is important that you check your email on a regular basis  to ensure you have all of the information you need regarding the hiring process for the firefighter opportunity.  It is advised that you also check your junk or spam email to ensure you receive all necessary information. For more information on the hiring process including a timeline, links to practice exams and assessment descriptions please visit the Asheville Fire Department's website :  http://www.ashevillenc.gov/Departments/Fire/EmploymentOpportunities.aspx We will notify all candidates by email as assessments are scheduled.  Tentative start date will be November of 2019 Final applicants are subject to pre-employment drug screening and background check. Final applicants must successfully complete physical per National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1582 guidelines which includes hearing, vision, breathing capacity and cardiology tests. 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. If hired, the training schedule is M-F, 8-5. After completion of training, the firefighter schedule is 24 hour shift rotations. Applications will be reviewed as they are received.    Essential Duties & Responsibilities Responds to fire calls as a firefighter; performs necessary work related to fire suppression. Responds to calls for environmental and other disasters involving hazardous materials, such as gas leaks, fuel spills and chemical emergencies; takes proper steps to mitigate hazardous situations. Responds to emergency calls as an emergency medical technician, performs necessary rescue work; administers necessary emergency medical care. Responds to non-emergency calls, such as requests to assist other emergency medical care providers in moving patients into transportation vehicles and assisting disabled persons in their homes when other assistance is inadequate. Participates in a continuous training program to improve competence in all areas related to fire fighting functions and meet Federal, State and Local standards. Assists in inspection and maintenance of assigned apparatus and equipment and performs station maintenance. Actively participates in public fire and life safety education activities, hydrant maintenance, professional development reviews, and any other assigned duties. Utilizes specialized hand and power tools in rescuing victims of fire, disaster and other emergencies. Performs cardiopulmonary resuscitation or defibrillation as necessary. Maintains appropriate level of physical fitness for duty. Participates in as a member of a company in pre-fire planning. Utilizes computerized data entry equipment and various word processing, spreadsheet, file maintenance and/or database programs to enter, store and/or retrieve information. ADDITIONAL JOB FUNCTIONS May assist with traffic control duties as required. May be required to respond on an off-duty basis in event of major fire, rescue, hazardous-materials or other emergency. Performs related work as required. Education & Experience Graduation from high school (or equivalent) with verbal and written communications skills and reading comprehension skills required to successfully complete basic firefighter training and certification; and/or any equivalent combination of training and experience required to perform the essential position functions.   SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS Possession of a valid driver's license. Must be at least 18 years of age by starting date of academy. The following certifications issued by the State of North Carolina to be obtained within one (1) year of the date of hire (all courses and tests required will be offered during academy): Firefighter II, Hazardous Materials Operations, EMT-B, Technical Rescuer, Child Passenger Seat Technician.  Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Working Conditions General knowledge of learned procedures, practices, routines to deal effectively with routine work. Working knowledge of fire fighting procedures, techniques and apparatus. Working knowledge of hazardous materials and mitigation of situations involving hazardous materials. Working knowledge of emergency medical procedures and techniques. Working knowledge of equipment and supplies employed in the emergency care of patients and victims of accidents. Working knowledge of City geography and of the location of roads and streets within the City. Ability to respond quickly and calmly to emergency situations. Ability to safely drive emergency vehicles at high rates of speed. Ability to lift substantial weight. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions. Ability to deal tactfully, courteously and firmly with the general public. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships as necessitated by work assignments.
City of Asheville Asheville, NC, USA
Jan 26, 2019
Summary About Us The City of Asheville is dedicated to providing quality service for the residents and visitors of our beautiful city, nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains of western North Carolina. Asheville, NC is a thriving mountain city that has a culture enriched in diversity. The City of Asheville values and respects a diverse community, workforce and ideas, and is committed to promoting an equitable, fair, and just employment environment. Our organization seeks to create and provide access and opportunities to employees, residents and visitors to fulfill their potential through inclusive engagement practices.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status. About Our Opportunity The City of Asheville is currently looking to hire a full-time, exempt Contract Administrator to join the Finance Department, Purchasing Division. An employee in this class is responsible for providing guidance for the City's bidding and contracting processes, which involves problem solving, direction and consulting for construction & repair services, professional services and general services.  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. This position ensures compliance with local policies and NC statutes, as well as best business practices related to governmental bidding and contracting. Work is performed under the direction of the Purchasing Manager. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 5:00pm (Full-Time 37.5 Hours Per Week) This position is open until filled with an initial application review beginning on February 4th.  Essential Duties & Responsibilities 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, 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. 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, 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 & Experience Bachelor's degree in business, technical writing, engineering or related field and 3 to 5 years of NC local government bidding and contracting experience. 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 Professional Engineer (PE). Required to complete the UNC School of Government's class, "Contracting for Construction and Design" within first twelve months. Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Working Conditions Knowledge: Thorough knowledge of NC local government bidding and contracting. Considerable knowledge of NC General Statutes, NCDOT contracting requirements, AIA documents, and federal grant guidelines. General knowledge of statistical analysis and complex report writing. Skills and Abilities: Skilled in the use of modern office management applications, including knowledge of Microsoft office tools and/or Google drive suite of office tools (Sheets, Docs, Slides, etc.) Skilled in time management, organizing work flow and managing/coordinating activities. Ability to obtain considerable knowledge of Purchasing and Contracting City policy. Ability to communicate clearly and effectively 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.   
City of Asheville Asheville, NC, USA
Jan 26, 2019
Summary About Us The City of Asheville is dedicated to providing quality service for the residents and visitors of our beautiful city, nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains of western North Carolina. Asheville, NC is a thriving mountain city that has a culture enriched in diversity. The City of Asheville values and respects a diverse community, workforce and ideas, and is committed to promoting an equitable, fair, and just employment environment. Our organization seeks to create and provide access and opportunities to employees, residents and visitors to fulfill their potential through inclusive engagement practices.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status. About Our Opportunity The City of Asheville invites you to apply to be a part of the 2019 Parks & Recreation Department's Summer Camp Support Staff - Therapeutic Recreation. Summer Support Staff will be responsible for program planning and implementation for youth with disabilities ages 6-18 years old. Summer Support Staff will complete weekly schedules of activities and lead all activities as well. Summer Camp Hours:  8:30 am - 5:30 pm with varied opening and closing shifts. Staff may be scheduled for additional night and weekend shifts based on department need.  This position is a temporary/seasonal position. This position will NOT be eligible for benefits, paid leave time (vacation, sick, holiday) nor participation in the retirement system.   This position is open until filled with an initial application review beginning on February 4th.  Essential Duties & Responsibilities Duties and Responsibilities: Acts as play leader in group or individual games. Prepares recreation equipment for use. Supervises and/or participates in recreational activities. Organizes group activities. Takes children on field trips. Administers first aid as needed. Attends regular staff meetings to discuss new programs and problems. Performs related tasks as required. Education & Experience Required: Graduation from high school or equivalent. Adult and Child CPR/American Red Cross First Aid certifications must be current or obtained by the first day of employment. Preferred:  Experience working in a camp setting for youth with disabilities preferred.  Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Working Conditions Knowledge: General knowledge of the methods and practices of community recreation work including knowledge of the equipment and techniques, relevant rules and regulations of social, artistic, craft and/or athletic programs for children. Skills and Abilities: Ability to instruct common recreational activities. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates, program participants and the general public. Ability to enforce rules and regulations and maintain discipline. Ability to prepare and maintain records.
City of Asheville Asheville, NC, USA
Jan 23, 2019
Summary About Us The City of Asheville is dedicated to providing quality service for the residents and visitors of our beautiful city, nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains of western North Carolina. Asheville, NC is a thriving mountain city that has a culture enriched in diversity. The City of Asheville values and respects a diverse community, workforce and ideas, and is committed to promoting an equitable, fair, and just employment environment. Our organization seeks to create and provide access and opportunities to employees, residents and visitors to fulfill their potential through inclusive engagement practices.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status. About Our Opportunity The City of Asheville invites you to apply to be a part of the 2019 Parks & Recreation Department's Summer Camp Support Staff. We are looking for staff who are energetic and engaging; have strong leadership skills and ability to model responsible mature behavior as they facilitate a variety of activities for youth in our summer camp programming. Applicants will be working directly with youth ranging from rising 1st -5 th grades and rising 6 th -9 th grades.  Summer Camp Hours: 8:00 am - 6:30 pm with varied opening and closing shifts. Staff may be scheduled for additional night and weekend shifts based on department need.    This position is a temporary/seasonal position. This position will NOT be eligible for benefits, paid leave time (vacation, sick, holiday) nor participation in the retirement system.   This position is open until filled with an initial application review beginning on February 4th.  Essential Duties & Responsibilities Prepares, organizes, and facilitates daily and weekly activity schedules. Will lead a variety of group games, crafts, and other various activities. Will supervise and participate in all recreational activities with youth. Will safely supervise all field trips, enrichment activities, group activities, etc. for appointed site. Administer first aid as needed. Responsible for behavior management of participants as needed. Includes recognizing and responding to issues in a timely manner. Documenting issues and communicating necessary information to appropriate persons. Maintains a positive attitude at all times and provide positive customer service to participants and the public. Assists in maintaining cleanliness of facility after activities and camp work days. Performs other related tasks as needed.  Education & Experience Leadership skills in a day camp setting preferred. Must be willing to take and able to pass City provided Adult and Child CPR/American Red Cross First Aid certification class. Unless currently certified. Must be able to serve for the entirety of the 11 week summer program. Starting with mandatory training June 3rd-7th, and the length of camp June 10th through August 16th, 2019.  Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Working Conditions Knowledge: General knowledge of community recreation work and practices. Should include knowledge for use of equipment and leadership techniques. Familiarity with relevant rules and regulations pertaining to social, artistic, and athletic programs for youth. Skills and Abilities: Ability to facilitate a variety of recreational activities. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates, participants, and members of the general public. Ability to enforce city, departmental, and program rules and regulations. Ability to prepare and maintain program records. Working Conditions & Physical Requirements: Must be able to work in both indoor and outdoor setting. Able to handle long periods of standing and physical activities. Some shifts may require prolonged exposure to outdoor working environments. 
City of Asheville Asheville, NC, USA
Jan 15, 2019
Summary About Us The City of Asheville is dedicated to providing quality service for the residents and visitors of our beautiful city, nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains of western North Carolina. Asheville, NC is a thriving mountain city that has a culture enriched in diversity. The City of Asheville values and respects a diverse community, workforce and ideas, and is committed to promoting an equitable, fair, and just employment environment. Our organization seeks to create and provide access and opportunities to employees, residents and visitors to fulfill their potential through inclusive engagement practices.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status. About Our Opportunity We are currently hiring a full-time, seasonal Assistant Pool Managers to join the Parks and Recreation Department Summer Pool Staff. We are currently looking to hire TWO (2) Assistant Pool Managers. The Assistant Pool Manager is responsible for the overall management and supervision of pool operations, staff and activities. Work includes maintenance of the pools, equipment and facilities; planning pool activities; training and supervising staff; administering pool operations; enforcing rules and regulations pertaining to the protection of facilities, equipment and patrons. Work is performed in accordance with established policies and regulations under general supervision of a Recreation Center Director III and is evaluated through conferences in terms of the effectiveness and efficiency of programs and activities as well as public approval. Responsible for overall safety at the pool, as well as, managing staff, schedules, facility, and pool maintenance. Prepare pool for opening and closing season. Ensure competency of all lifeguards and staff in performing water and rescue and monitoring all safety in and around pool area. Working knowledge of pool filters. Hours Varies - some days, evenings, weekends This position is a temporary/seasonal position. This position will NOT be eligible for benefits, paid leave time (vacation, sick, holiday) nor participation in the retirement system. This position is open until filled with an initial application review beginning on January 28, 2019.  Essential Duties & Responsibilities Assists manager with staff, schedules, facility & pool maintenance. Maintains pool equipment and facilities; vacuums and cleans pools, backwashes filter, tests and adjusts water chlorination, checks pool filtration and plumbing equipment, and makes minor repairs or calls for service. Plans and organizes pool activities including swimming lessons, swim teams, scuba classes, etc. Assists in the development of in-service training programs for staff. Establishes or assists in establishing emergency procedures. Assists in developing pool rules and regulations. Maintains records and prepares reports. Resolves employee and patron disciplinary problems. Hires, instructs and supervises lifeguards; evaluates performance. Supervises cashier and collection activities. Registers swimmers for classes. Maintains material and chemical supply records. Maintains time and attendance reports; prepares routine payroll records for pool personnel. Performs related work as required. Education & Experience Minimum Qualifications: Lifeguard certifications from American Red Cross . Certified in Red Cross CPR and First Aid. Must be 21 years of age. High school degree or GED. 1 or more years of experience in pool management/operations. Supervisory experience.   Working knowledge of swimming pool filters, plumbing and mechanical operations. Preferred Qualifications: Certified Pool Operator (CPO), Water Safety Instructor (WSI), and Life Guard Instructor (LGI) Certifications. Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Working Conditions Thorough knowledge of community swimming pool operations including safety practices and procedures, pool maintenance, lifeguarding functions and general facility maintenance. Thorough knowledge of first-aid practices related to water sports and activities. Thorough knowledge of the City, departmental and divisional rules, regulations, policies and procedures. Knowledge of the principles and techniques of recreation. Knowledge of the principles and practices of supervision. Ability to train subordinates in proper lifeguarding techniques and methods. Ability to enforce safety rules and regulations, and maintain discipline. Ability to supervise the work of subordinates. Ability to prepare and maintain records. Ability to perform water rescue functions. Ability to perform some minor maintenance and repair of equipment and facilities. Ability to develop and maintain effective relationships with co-workers and activity participants.