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
Nov 13, 2018
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 Traffic Engineering Technician II position within the Transportation Department of the City of Asheville. The purpose of this position is to perform technical work for the City's traffic and transportation system. The ideal candidate have experience using ArcGIS and AutoCAD, be detail-oriented, analytical and work well on a team and independently. They will also have proficient knowledge of traffic operations and traffic control devices.  Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (40 hours per week) This position is open until filled.  Essential Duties & Responsibilities Essential Duties and Responsibilities Drafts and makes recommendations to supervisors on operational methods to provide more effective traffic flow and control, parking requirements and temporary road closings. Reviews, processes and issues street, lane, and/or sidewalk closure permits. Reviews traffic control designs for major commercial and residential developments. Performs traffic studies by installing traffic count devices and downloading data to supply speed enforcement information to Traffic Engineer and Police Traffic Division. Evaluates commercial and residential driveway permit apron applications, including field review and review of applicable specifications. Provides field reviews for reported traffic issues and reports findings to Traffic Engineer. Creates plans for signage and pavement marking installation. Issues work orders through Munis and assists Traffic Operations staff to ensure proper installation. Responds to concerns and requests for information from citizens, the media, and officials. Performs administrative tasks as needed. Supplemental Functions Performs other similar duties as required. Education & Experience Required Education & Experience High school diploma or equivalency, with at least three (3) years of traffic related experience. Experience using GIS, ArcGIS, and AutoCAD are highly preferred. Licensing and Certifications IMSA Work Zone Temporary Traffic Control Technician Certification and Signs and Markings Technician Level I Certification is desired. If not certified, the ability to achieve the the Work Zone Temporary Traffic Control certification within approximately 6 months and the Signs and Markings Technician Level 1 certification within approximately one year will be required and included within an employee Work Plan. Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Working Conditions Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Working Conditions   Knowledge Proficient knowledge of traffic control devices and traffic operations. Skills and Abilities Ability to read, summarize and compare general workplace data, such as flow charts, maps, tables, graphs, schedules, etc. Ability to conduct research of existing, internal policies and procedures Ability to think creatively 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. Ability to read and understand design plans. Ability to proficiently utilize computer software and programs such as Google and data analysis (e.g., Microsoft Excel). The ability to proficiently utilize programs like AutoCAD and ArcGIS is highly preferred. Working Conditions Daily outside work or exposure to unpleasant conditions and/or hazards. Daily physical effort is required.
City of Asheville Asheville, NC, USA
Nov 02, 2018
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 Human Relations Analyst to join the Equity and Inclusion Office. This exciting opportunity will primarily be focused on conducting extensive research, collecting and analyzing disparity data to develop comprehensive reports that support the annual work plan of the Human Relations Commission as well as increasing equitable outcomes for all. This position also works in an administrative function that serves the Human Relations Commission. They will also be the main point of contact for external community constituents in helping to report possible discrimination or other related complaints.  The ideal candidate will have a strong background in analytical and technical research including experience in data collection and summarization of that data into reports and/or presentations that are accessible to all. The ideal candidate will have EEO, civil rights, and/or dispute resolution experience. They should be knowledgeable of Federal and NC civil rights laws, where complaints are handled and resolved, and know of community resources for civil rights issues. They must have excellent written and oral communication skills, be a problem-solver and work well both independently and on a team.   Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM (37.5 hours per week); occasional evenings and weekends as needed. This position is open until filled with an initial application review beginning on November 12, 2018.    Essential Duties & Responsibilities Duties and Responsibilities: Proven ability to analyze policies, procedures and data using an equity lens. Serves as the main point of contact for community to report complaints related to discrimination; provides information and referral services; facilitates the process for the Human Relations Commission to hear complaints. Supports the administrative needs of the Human Relations Commission as needed. Conducts research, collects data and develops reports to increase equitable outcomes for residents in areas aligned with the mission and annual work plan of the Human Relations Commission of Asheville. Plans, partners and supports community events, workshops and training sessions to further promote equity and inclusion. Serves as a resource of knowledge and facilitates connections within the community to meet internal and external diversity and inclusion needs. Helps to develop and implement internal and community education programs about human relations, equity and inclusion issues through presentations, community awareness, prevention education and events. Builds relationships between the City, outside organizations and other government agencies. Works on special projects as assigned. Experience using data and performance metrics to measure programs, projects and initiatives. Demonstrated ability to develop collaborative, productive, and respectful relationships with leaders and within the community at large. Demonstrated leadership and/or experience within the racial justice community. Education & Experience Education & Experience: Bachelor's degree in a related field from an accredited college or university AND three (3) years of demonstrated success in the administration of community, government, educational or social justice programs. Associate's degree in a related field from an accredited college and university AND five (5) years of demonstrated success in the administration of community, government, educational or social justice programs. High School Diploma or equivalent AND seven (7) years of demonstrated success in the administration of community, government, educational or social justice programs. Experience developing and maintaining partnerships between government, non-profit organizations, educational institutions and grass roots community groups. Proficiency using Google Platform Software and other analytical systems experience. Preferred Requirements: Experience working with local or state government is preferred but not required. Bilingual Language skills a plus! Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Working Conditions Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge: Advanced knowledge of procedures and practices to analyze and resolve unusual or difficult problems. Knowledge of process and use of complicated workplace data and graphics; summarize, compare, and identify trends between and among detailed forms, tables, graphs, diagrams, maps, etc. Knowledge of comprehensive research of organizational policies and procedures, best practices, and innovative techniques. Skills and Abilities: Skilled in Emotional Intelligence and is needed to be able to build trust and create an atmosphere where residents will bring discrimination issues. Ability to compile data into a technical report and share it with the department supervisor/director. Ability to compile data into a formal report or recommendation shared with others and often verbally presented. 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
Oct 26, 2018
Summary About Us The City of Asheville is dedicated to providing quality service for the residents and visitors of our beautiful city, nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains of western North Carolina. Asheville, NC is a thriving mountain city that has a culture enriched in diversity. The City of Asheville values and respects a diverse community, workforce and ideas, and is committed to promoting an equitable, fair, and just employment environment. Our organization seeks to create and provide access and opportunities to employees, residents and visitors to fulfill their potential through inclusive engagement practices.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status. About Our Opportunity The City of Asheville is seeking a full-time Assistant General Manager to join the U.S. Cellular Center team to oversee all events and facility operations.  The employee in this position will perform administrative and supervisory work in overseeing the operations of the U.S. Cellular Center Events, Engineering, Maintenance and Production Divisions. The Center has a nearly $4 Million annual operating budget.  Work involves managing all personnel, relationships with contractors, vendors, clients and the general public. You must be able to exercise independent judgment, discretion, and initiative in completing assignments. You must also exercise tact and courtesy in frequent contact with City officials, client and employees and the general public. Work is performed with considerable independence under limited supervision of the U.S. Cellular Center General Manager and is evaluated through observation, conferences, review of work performed, efficiency of staff and public approval.   This is an exempt position working 37.5  hours per week. Must be willing to work event schedules including nights, weekends and holidays as needed. This position is posted until filled with applications reviewed as received.  Essential Duties & Responsibilities Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Schedules, supervises, hires, disciplines and coaches all staff in the facility's events, engineering, maintenance and production divisions.   Overall responsibility for all event operations; advance and execute client needs for all events. Coordinate event client needs within assigned divisions while working with Ticket Office and Food & Beverage teams per event contract.   Direct responsibility for day to day operation of the building.  manage and coordinate contractors, house staff, external city department support staff. Oversee annual maintenance contracts for items such as, but not limited to; Chillers, Boilers, Elevator, POS System, CCTV, Wifi. Shepherd house work order system, ensuring timeliness and accountability. Allow scheduling of team members to provide a positive work-life balance in accordance with the 'Asheville Way,' budget constraints and event timelines.   Work with General Manager to develop annual operating budget as well as capital project budget requests. Prepare and supply necessary backup documentation for event settlements and invoices. Responsibility for tracking of division related equipment inventory, preventative maintenance and depreciation. Schedule and ensure compliance with annual inspections and updates including, but not limited to: fire safety, sprinkler system, backflow prevention, burglar alarm, cash vault access system, scrubbers/fork lifts/scissor lifts inspections, OSHA and staff trainings. Supplemental Functions: Performs other similar duties as required. Education & Experience Education/Experience: Associate's degree in Business Administration, Management, Hospitality, Economics or related field. Three (3) to five (5) years of arena/live entertainment experience. Preferred Graduate from IAVM Venue Management School. Preferred experience in organizing and managing multiple venues or event spaces.   Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Working Conditions Knowledge: Comprehensive understanding of the field and application of advanced principles, techniques and theory. Skills: Ability to interpret, process and use complex workplace data and graphics with abundant information and/or challenging presentations including detailed charts, tables, graphs and forms and/or complicated diagrams or maps. Ability to conduct comprehensive research on organizational policies and procedures, best practices and innovative techniques. Ability to think creatively for the primary purpose of increasing efficiency and effectiveness. Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written form. Ability to research program documents and narrative materials, and develop reports from information gathered. Ability to analyze situations to pinpoint problems and assist with solving problems or identifying sources of obstacles. Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships 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: Occasional outside work or exposure to unpleasant conditions and/or hazards. Occasional physical effort is required.
City of Asheville Asheville, NC, USA
Oct 24, 2018
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 Transit Planning Manager to join the Transportation Department within the City of Asheville. The purpose of this position is to provide oversight of the Transit Planning Division and is responsible for short/long term planning and operations for the City of Asheville Public Transit System. The ideal candidate for this position will have a bachelor's degree in Planning or a related field, at least five (5) years' of professional experience in urban, regional, and transportation planning as well as at least one (1) year of experience in transit planning, budgeting and grants administration. Experience using federal grants software and Munis a plus. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday,  8:30 AM - 5:00 PM (Full-Time) This position is open until filled with an initial application review date of November 12th.   Essential Duties & Responsibilities Essential Duties and Responsibilities Plan, direct, train, and supervise subordinates in the Division, including the Transit Projects Coordinator, the Grants Coordinator, and the Accounting Manager. Oversee the current Transit Management Company contract (approx. $9 million). This includes ensuring contract compliance, including daily coordination with operations staff, facility inspections, reviewing performance reports, reviewing complaints, assessing performance bonuses and liquidated damages, etc. Implement the 2018 Transit Master Plan, including implementation of goals and projects in the plan related to infrastructure and operations improvement. Manage capital and operations budget, including both current contract and planning for future budget years. Secure funding for capital (facilities and equipment) replacement and expansion and operations through federal, state and local sources. Staff liaison to the Transit Committee, including organization of monthly public meetings and regular updates. Representative to several regional planning boards/organizations, including Buncombe County and MPO Regional Transit Operators Working Group, etc. Oversee regular route analysis, ridership/boarding/alighting analysis, GTFS updates, geocoding of stops, map updates, on-bus reader board software updates, etc. Review proposed development projects for transit impacts and opportunities; participate in bimonthly development review committee. Develop and implement system policies and procedures. Oversight and review of grants administration and reporting for federal and state grants, including Federal Transit Administration grants, MPO grants, and North Carolina Department of Transportation grants. Oversee subrecipient grants. Manage Federal Transit Administration Triennial Review, Title VI and DBE compliance. Daily customer service support, including coordination of complaint and question response, iRide notifications. Community and public engagement management, including public meetings, City website, advertising/marketing projects. Manage and coordinate transit-related capital projects, including working with Capital Projects, Public Works, and General Services Departments on planned bus stop improvements, garage maintenance and improvements, and feasibility studies for long term facility needs. Supplemental Functions Perform other duties as assigned.  Education & Experience Required Education and Experience Bachelor's degree in Planning  or related field plus at least five (5) years' of professional experience working in transit, urban, regional and transportation planning. One (1) year of Project and Contracts Management experience required. One (1) year of Budget and Grants Management experience required.  Proficiency with MS Office and Google Suite required. Preferred Skills & Qualifications  Experience using Munis highly preferred.  Federal grants software experience highly preferred.  Certifications, Licenses and/or Specialized Training Transit Planning Basics Training (can be obtained within 1 year). ADA Transit Training (can be obtained within 1 year). Transit Capital Planning Training (can be obtained within 1 year). Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Working Conditions Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge Knowledge of federal transit grant funding. Knowledge of federal purchasing, procurement rules and regulations. Expert knowledge of project and contracts management.  Skills and Abilities Skilled in interpreting processes and using complex workplace data and graphics with abundant information and or challenging presentations including charts, tables, graphs and forms.  Advanced research on organizational policies and procedures, best practices and innovative techniques.  Ability to compile data into a formal report or recommendation and shared with others and verbally presented.  Ability to be creative in all areas for the primary purpose of increasing efficiency and effectiveness.  Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written form. Skilled in researching program documents and narrative materials, with the ability to develop reports from information gathered.  Ability to analyze situations to pinpoint problems and assist with solving problems or identifying sources of obstacles. Skilled in developing and maintaining 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 apply this understanding to tasks. Ability to bring resources together to resolve a problem or provide a solution.   
City of Asheville Asheville, NC, USA
Oct 24, 2018
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: This position provides principal assistance to the Director in the leadership, strategic planning, supervision of employees, managing and evaluating department programs, functions and activities to ensure alignment with City goals. The Assistant Director may be assigned to fulfill the duties of the Director in their absence. This position is open until filled with an initial application review beginning on November 5th.  Essential Duties & Responsibilities Duties and Responsibilities: Participates in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies and priorities for the Department, including the Department's work plan, service priorities and performance objectives.   Assists in the development and administration of the department's budget. Supervises staff by managing daily tasks and activities, establishing procedures and guidelines, evaluating assigned duties, coaching and mentoring for performance improvement and recommending personnel actions. Reviews staff reports for the Planning and Zoning Commission, City Council and other relevant boards, commissions and committees; and, ensures that expected deliverables and timeframes are met for these boards. Ensures quality review processes by conducting periodic overview of processes and ensuring benchmarking mechanisms are in place. Assists the Director as needed as a liaison to the Planning and Zoning Commission, Technical Review Committee and other city boards. Interfaces and collaborates with City departments, City Council members, the public, local and regional agencies, private and non-profit organizations, developers, design professionals and others regarding projects, programs, development-related meetings and related issues. Advises on long range planning projects, zoning amendments and other strategic planning efforts of the Department, with emphasis on how proposed plans, policies and actions can be realistically implemented within the administrative and budgetary capabilities of the City. Participates as a leader and team member within the organization and city, and presents to the public on Department initiatives. Coordinates implementation and completion of projects and programs, such as long range planning initiatives, small area plans and zoning amendments. Facilitates the grant process by researching grants available for civic programs and projects. Monitors and evaluates the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery methods and procedures. Attends and participates in professional organizations, staying abreast of new trends, best practices and innovations in the field.   Supplemental Functions: Performs other similar duties as required.   Education & Experience Required Education and Experience: Bachelor's degree in planning, urban design, architecture, landscape architecture, engineering or a related field, with a minimum of six (6) years of progressive planning experience. A Master's Degree in a related field is desirable. Two (2) years of supervisory experience with proven leadership, personnel management, communications and decision-making ability preferred. Preferred Licensing and Certifications: AICP, LEED, CNU-Accredited, AIA, ASLA, RLA or similar license or certification preferred but not required.   Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Working Conditions Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge: Thorough knowledge of the principles, practices and trends in community planning and urban design. Skills and Abilities: Ability to lead within the organization and City. Ability to analyze and improve systems and processes. Ability to conduct advanced research on organizational policies and procedures, best practices and innovative techniques. Ability to effectively supervise and mentor staff for performance improvement and career growth. Ability to delegate and follow-up on work assigned to others to ensure progress, and examine and modify the flow of work to increase efficiency and effectiveness. Ability to use and communicate complex data and graphics, and draw reasonable conclusions and/or recommendations. Ability to to manage and coordinate the implementation of activities related to a Comprehensive Plan, Department Work Plan and other community goals, including the use of innovative solutions to implement projects and initiatives. Ability to develop and maintain strong working relationships within and outside the organization, including cross functional team building on specific work assignments and projects. Ability to communicate effectively in written and spoken form, including preparing reports for technical or administrative purposes, as well as presenting to the public, boards, commissions and other organizations and groups. Ability to analyze situations, bring resources together to identify a problem or obstacle, and recommend solutions to resolve the issue. Ability to analyze and interpret policy and procedural guidelines and to apply this understanding to tasks. Ability to work independently with limited supervision, and to lead a team.
City of Asheville Asheville, NC, USA
Oct 18, 2018
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: Apply your construction and inspection experience to a career with the City of Asheville's Capital Projects Department! The Capital Projects Department is now hiring a full-time Construction Inspector to perform skilled inspection work to insure compliance with established codes governing construction of streets, sidewalks, trails and miscellaneous other public infrastructure projects. Work involves the inspection of construction contracts which include streets, sidewalks, greenway trails and other public infrastructure work engaged by City of Asheville Capital Projects Department. Employee will coordinate with contractors, document interactions and verify applicable quantities and expenses. Employee is required to exercise independent judgment in applying these standards to a variety of work situations. Work requires that the employee exercise considerable tact and firmness in dealing with contractors, property owners and the general public. Work is performed under limited supervision by the Senior Construction Inspector and is evaluated on the basis of the employee's ability to apply technical knowledge and skills in maintaining prescribed inspection standards. Work Schedule: Monday - Thursday, 7:30 PM - 4:00 PM (37.5 hours per week) This position is posted until filled, with an initial review of applications occurring on October 29th.     Essential Duties & Responsibilities Essential Duties and Responsibilities Collaborate with contractors to estimate costs of repairs. Oversee and inspect contract work to include pre-inspections and final inspection to ensure compliance with ordinances, land-use plans, code requirements, approved plans and specifications, and construction and safety practices. Maintains all necessary records and reports on inspections. Provide quarterly reports of all contractor activity. Confirm proper permits have been obtained and direct contractors in violation to stop work. Manage asphalt markings and layout by determining the amount needed, analyzing the policy to ensure compliance and communicating any concerns. Confers with other inspectors and the supervisor on questions of departmental policies and other inspection problems; confers with state officials during review of programs. May work alongside winter maintenance and storm control crews or other cres by communicating areas of concern and leading a crew. Responds to questions and concerns from the public, contractors, architects, and engineers regarding construction projects. Prepares and maintains a variety of records and reports, entering data into computer files.   Additional Job Functions Performs related work as required. Education & Experience Minimum Education and Experience Requirements An Associate's degree in civil engineering or related field plus at least one (1) year of related experience involving construction and inspection, OR A high school degree or GED and at least five (5) years of related experience involving construction and inspection, AND the following: Possession of a valid North Carolina driver's license or the ability to obtain one in ninety (90) days. Construction Materials Testing Certifications (or ability to obtain after hire), Preferred Requirements Possession of Nuclear Density Gauge certification, Trenching and Shoring certification, Advanced Work Zone certification and ACI certification preferred or ability to obtain within 18 months of employment. Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Working Conditions Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Excellent communication skills. Excellent math skills. Ability to read engineering plans. Ability to use computer applications such as G-Suite - Gmail, Docs and Sheets. Considerable knowledge of modern construction practices, materials, and equipment, and of the various stages of construction when violations and defects should be observed and corrected. Considerable knowledge of concrete infrastructure, roads and traffic controls. Considerable knowledge of State and local ordinances and codes administered through the Department. Working knowledge of City geography. Ability to detect and locate defective workmanship in construction sites. Ability to interpret blueprints, diagrams, specifications, codes and building regulations. Ability to interpret standards and guidelines and apply them consistently. Ability to deal tactfully and firmly with contractors, property owners and the general public. Ability to physically maneuver in cramped quarters to accomplish thorough inspections. Ability to manage competing demands and achieve deadlines.  Ability to communicate clearly both orally and in writing Ability to establish and maintain effective working relations as necessitated by work assignments.
City of Asheville Asheville, NC, USA
Oct 12, 2018
Summary The City of Asheville is dedicated to providing quality service for the residents and visitors of our beautiful city, nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains of western North Carolina. Asheville, NC is a thriving mountain city that has a culture enriched in diversity. The City of Asheville values and respects a diverse community, workforce and ideas, and is committed to promoting an equitable, fair, and just employment environment. Our organization seeks to create and provide access and opportunities to employees, residents and visitors to fulfill their potential through inclusive engagement practices.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status. We invite you to apply to join our team as a Temporary Seasonal Laborer with the Public Works Department, Sanitation Division.  The purpose of this position is to perform as a laborer on the sanitation crew collecting trash and brush for the citizens of the City of Asheville. Work Schedule: Monday -Thursday 7 am-5:30 pm (4-day work week/40 hours per week) This position is a temporary/seasonal position. This position will NOT be eligible for benefits, paid leave time (vacation, sick, holiday) nor participation in the retirement system. Essential Duties & Responsibilities Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Picks up and loads debris and refuse, primarily brush and leaves, but may also collect bulky waste, animal carcasses, roadside litter, and trash. Operates and maintains an assortment of tools used in collection and maintenance activities. Completes logs and forms as needed.   Supplemental Functions: Occasional special event work, including set-up and break down of containers and waste collection. Work overtime and on holidays as needed. Assist other Public Works Departments as needed, including snow removal or debris removal during weather events. Performs other similar duties as required.   Education & Experience Required Education and Experience: High school diploma or equivalency. Work requires the ability to read and understand written instructions, to understand simple processes, and the routine operation of machines. Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Working Conditions Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Working Conditions Knowledge: General knowledge of learned procedures, practices, routines to deal effectively with routine work. Working knowledge of the functions and activities of assigned maintenance and/or construction crews. Working knowledge of the occupational hazards and the proper safety precautions involved in public works maintenance and construction activities. Skills & Abilities: Ability to use and care for a variety of hand tools. Ability to follow oral instructions. Ability to learn and follow routine procedures. Ability to perform strenuous work under varying weather conditions. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships as necessitated by work assignments. Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships as required by work assignments. Working Conditions/Physical Requirements: Majority of work is performed outside of with exposure to unpleasant environmental conditions and/or hazards. Frequent physical effort is required. Able to repetitively lift heavy loads.
City of Asheville Asheville, NC, USA
Oct 10, 2018
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 purpose of this position is to provide crisis intervention, assessment of and assistance to individuals who have been the victim of crime or have witnessed a crime within the City of Asheville.  The primary focus will be crime victims of domestic violence and sexual assault with services mainly being provided at or through the Family Justice Center.     Full-Time; 37.5 hours per week: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM; Monday - Friday   This position is posted until filled, with an initial review of applications occurring on October 22nd. Essential Duties & Responsibilities Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Provide crisis intervention, needs assessment and emotional support to victims of crime Review and assess police crime reports and contact crime victims by mail, phone and in person to provide them with guidance, education and information regarding their case, services available and maneuvering the criminal justice system Provide information on domestic violence and sexual assault services and referrals for counseling, medical, legal and social service needs Assist eligible crime victims in applying for financial assistance from the state Act as a liaison between the crime victim and officers, detectives and members of the District Attorney's office Accompany crime victims to court, as needed, depending on availability Complete all necessary documentation for management reports, the police database and CALEA (the accreditation program) Promote the Victim Services program by educating law enforcement personnel and the public on victim's needs and services Attend the Criminal Investigation Division (CID) Roll Call and all necessary APD meeting and training programs Participate in community task force groups Complete all necessary documentation for Victim Services, CID, the Records Management System (police database) and the CALEA accreditation program Provide support and guidance to volunteers Supplemental Functions:   Performs other similar duties as required.     Education & Experience Education/Experience:   A Bachelor's degree in Social Work is preferred with at least 1 year of experience in human services, counseling or the criminal justice field; and/or any equivalent combination of training and experience required to perform the essential position functions.    Licensing and Certifications: None.  Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Working Conditions Knowledge: Some knowledge of procedures and practices of the social services field, preferably with victims of crime Experience with computer software applications including Microsoft Office applications and the use of database entry systems. Skills: High degree of emotional intelligence. Considerable knowledge of the common emotional reactions and needs of crime victims. Considerable knowledge of local and statewide services available to assist crime victims. General knowledge of human services and mental health agencies within the community. General knowledge of counseling techniques appropriate for crime victims. General knowledge of the Criminal and Civil court systems. General knowledge of victim's rights within the state of North Carolina. General knowledge of modern office procedures and administrative techniques.           Ability to effectively express ideas orally in and writing. Ability to make effective oral presentations before large groups of people. Ability to efficiently organize client files and documentation. Ability to establish and maintain positive and effective working relationships. Ability to exercise considerable tact, courtesy, discretion and patience. Ability to exercise initiative and independent judgment toward work solutions. Ability to maintain confidentiality.        
City of Asheville Asheville, NC, USA
Sep 27, 2018
Summary The City of Asheville is dedicated to providing quality service for the residents and visitors of our beautiful city, nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains of western North Carolina. Asheville, NC is a thriving mountain city that has a culture enriched in diversity. The City of Asheville values and respects a diverse community, workforce and ideas, and is committed to promoting an equitable, fair, and just employment environment. Our organization seeks to create and provide access and opportunities to employees, residents and visitors to fulfill their potential through inclusive engagement practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status.  We invite you to apply to join our team as a temporary Support Staff professionals on our Asset Management Maintenance team within the Parks and Recreation Department.  We are spotlighting our weekend crew in Asset Upkeep for immediate hire! This position offers a flexible weekend schedule, great for those seeking work/life balance or a secondary position. As a member of the Asset Management Support Staff you will have the opportunity to rotate through each division of Asset Management in order to learn the skills necessary to develop your career.  Asset Management consists of:  Asset Protection - where you will learn how to do preventative maintenance and repairs at recreation facilities. Asset Upkeep - where you will learn to groom, clean, and help set-up events in our parks. Asset Aesthetic - where you will learn what it takes to keep our parks beautiful by mowing, mulching, weeding, and planting plants throughout our parks and recreation facilities. You will also learn to repair and maintain the equipment we use.  This is a year-round seasonal opportunity and not eligible for benefits but an excellent opportunity opportunity to get trained on all aspects of Parks & Recreation and join a great team of people working to make our city a better place. 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 an initial application review beginning October 8th.    Essential Duties & Responsibilities Essential Duties and Responsibilities:   Performs various custodial duties, such as cleaning bathrooms, mopping and sweeping floors, stripping and buffing floors, changing light bulbs, and emptying trash receptacles. Assists with set-up, take-down, and recovery for events held in city parks. Assists with landscaping, weeding, mowing and mulching as needed. Processes work orders and purchases parts and materials. Supplemental Functions:   Performs other similar duties as required. Education & Experience Required Education & Experience: High school diploma or equivalency, with some related cleaning and maintenance experience. You must be willing to work outdoors in various conditions and able to help load and unload tools, equipment, and other materials. Licensing and Certifications:  Valid North Carolina Driver's License (or out-of-state with ability to obtain the same). Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Working Conditions Knowledge of the general philosophy and objectives of public recreation General knowledge of both outdoor and indoor sports
City of Asheville Asheville, NC, USA
Sep 10, 2018
Summary About Us The City of Asheville is dedicated to providing quality service for the residents and visitors of our beautiful city, nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains of western North Carolina. Asheville, NC is a thriving mountain city that has a culture enriched in diversity. The City of Asheville values and respects a diverse community, workforce and ideas, and is committed to promoting an equitable, fair, and just employment environment. Our organization seeks to create and provide access and opportunities to employees, residents and visitors to fulfill their potential through inclusive engagement practices.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status. About our Opportunity The City of Asheville's US Cellular Center is seek a motivated and experienced individual to join the team. The purpose of this position is to maintain and repair City facilities.   Full Time 40 Hrs Week Monday-Friday 8:00-4:30 Must be willing to work evenings, weekends, and be flexible to adjust work schedule based on events. This position will remain posted until filled, with applications reviewed as they are received.  Essential Duties & Responsibilities An employee in this class performs skilled work in the maintenance and repair of electrical and mechanical equipment and semi-skilled maintenance and repair work requiring knowledge of building trade skills.  Employee is responsible for performance at a skilled level in one or more building trades, such as electrical, plumbing, carpentry, masonry, installation of equipment, and heating and air conditioning.  Work may involve supervision of semi-skilled or unskilled employees assisting with various assignments and oversight of contracted workers.  Work assignments are usually performed independently and require considerable independent judgment and initiative in completing tasks efficiently.  Work is performed under general supervision of the Operations Manager and is evaluated on the basis of compliance with work orders and the efficient and effective utilization of materials, equipment and labor. ADDITIONAL JOB FUNCTIONS Drives van or truck to transport supplies, materials and/or workers to and from job sites. Supervises or acts as lead worker for a small crew on an assigned task. May assist in planning, developing and constructing program-related apparatus or fixtures if assigned to Civic Center. Performs related work as required. Education & Experience Education/Experience: High school diploma or equivalency with one (1) to three (3) years of related building repair and maintenance experience, working on large scale, complex projects; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job. Licensing and Certifications: Valid North Carolina Driver's License or out-of-state with the ability to obtain the same. Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Working Conditions Thorough knowledge of the procedures, materials and equipment related to the plumbing, masonry, heating and air conditioning, carpentry and painting trades. Considerable knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions of the maintenance trades involved in the work. General knowledge of the applicable codes and regulations related to the maintenance work performed. Skill in the use of a variety of hand and power tools necessary in performing mechanical, carpentry, electrical, plumbing and allied building repair and maintenance work. Ability to read and interpret blueprints and specifications. Ability to operate the more common types of machine shop equipment. Ability to supervise the work of semi-skilled and unskilled workers. Ability to understand and follow complex oral and written instructions. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships as necessitated by work assignments.
City of Asheville Asheville, NC, USA
Sep 07, 2018
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, 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
Sep 05, 2018
Summary The City of Asheville is dedicated to providing quality service for the residents and visitors of our beautiful city, nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains of western North Carolina. Asheville, NC is a thriving mountain city that has a culture enriched in diversity. The City of Asheville values and respects a diverse community, workforce and ideas, and is committed to promoting an equitable, fair, and just employment environment. Our organization seeks to create and provide access and opportunities to employees, residents and visitors to fulfill their potential through inclusive engagement practices.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status. Bring your experience operating heavy motorized equipment to a public service career with the City of Asheville! The Public Works Department is seeking a full-time Equipment Operator to join the Stormwater Services Division.   This position offers a variety of on the job training experiences and professional development opportunities. The Public Works Department is supportive of employee development and advancement. We continually hire for these positions as our employees grow and advance within the division, department and across the organization. Work Schedule: 40 HRS - Per Week/FT: Monday - Thursday 7:00 AM - 5:30 PM   Benefits offered include: Health Insurance (choice of plans) Dental Insurance Vision Insurance Health Services Clinic available to employee and dependents during work hours Nationally recognized disease management programs 5% employer contribution to 401(k) ICMA 457voluntary Contributory retirement system (LGERS) 12 days paid vacation leave per year; increases with service to 20 days per year 12 days paid sick leave per year; increases with service to 15 days per year 11 paid holidays per year Employee Assistance Program Sick Leave Sharing Bank Medical and Dependent Care Reimbursement Plans Life Insurance Tuition Reimbursement Program Employee Discounts Additional Benefits Include: Uniforms provided at no cost to employee! Safety boot allowance (Twice per year)! Access to internal promotional opportunities Professional development opportunities This position has been reopened and open until filled, with initial application review will begin August 20th.   Essential Duties & Responsibilities Operates a variety of heavy motorized equipment involved in the construction and maintenance of City grounds, facilities and infrastructure, including, but not limited to, heavy trucks, front end loaders, compactors, bulldozers, tampers, rollers, etc. Transports equipment from location to location. Performs rough and fine grading, hole filling, demolitions and loading dirt and debris using skid steer with backhoe. Performs routine preventive maintenance on equipment, such as checking and filling fluid levels and greasing as necessary. Inspects equipment daily and reports need for repairs. Trains less-experienced Motor Equipment Operators in operation of various types of equipment as workload and time permit. Performs a variety of manual or semi-skilled labor in conjunction with maintenance and construction projects. Performs related work as required. Supplemental Functions: Performs other similar duties as required. Education & Experience Required Education/Experience: High school diploma or equivalency. ONE (1) year of experience operating motorized equipment. Preferred Education/Experience: ONE (1) year construction experience preferred.  Required Licensing and Certifications: Valid Commercial Driver's License (or the ability to obtain within 90 days) Tanker Endorsement on the CDL (or the ability to obtain) Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Working Conditions Skills: Ability to work independently with limited supervision. Working Conditions: Majority of work is performed outside of with exposure to unpleasant environmental conditions and/or hazards. Frequent physical effort is required. 
City of Asheville Asheville, NC, USA
Sep 05, 2018
Summary  The City of Asheville is dedicated to providing quality service for the residents and visitors of our beautiful city, nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains of western North Carolina. Asheville, NC is a thriving mountain city that has a culture enriched in diversity. The City of Asheville values and respects a diverse community, workforce and ideas, and is committed to promoting an equitable, fair, and just employment environment. Our organization seeks to create and provide access and opportunities to employees, residents and visitors to fulfill their potential through inclusive engagement practices.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status.   We invite you to apply to join our team as a temporary Support Staff professionals on our Asset Management Maintenance team within the Parks and Recreation Department. As a member of the Asset Management Support Staff you will have the opportunity to rotate through each division of Asset Management in order to learn the skills necessary to develop your career. Asset Management consists of: Asset Protection - where you will learn how to do preventative maintenance and repairs at recreation facilities. Asset Upkeep - where you will learn to groom, clean, and help set-up events in our parks. Asset Aesthetic - where you will learn what it takes to keep our parks beautiful by mowing, mulching, weeding, and planting plants throughout our parks and recreation facilities. You will also learn to repair and maintain the equipment we use.  The schedule is flexible and your availability and interest will determine the division you will start training in. This is also a year-round seasonal opportunity and not eligible for benefits but an excellent opportunity opportunity to get trained on all aspects of Parks & Recreation and join a great team of people working to make our city a better place.   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 an initial application review beginning September 10th. Essential Duties & Responsibilities Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Operates trucks, construction equipment, power tools and various maintenance devices. Processes work orders and purchases parts and materials. Performs performs basic carpentry work to repair and maintain Parks Facilities and Playground equipment. Performs general painting work, which includes preparing surfaces and applying paint or stain. Performs general plumbing work to assist in installing fixtures, repairing leaks, and replacing valves and faulty fittings or sections in lines. Assists in the maintenance of various electrical systems, including replacing faulty switches, sockets, plugs, fuses, and insulators. Mows, grades, edges, and trims grass at city parks and facilities. Performs various custodial duties, such as cleaning bathrooms, mopping and sweeping floors, stripping and buffing floors, changing light bulbs, and emptying trash receptacles. Assists with landscaping, weeding, mowing and mulching. Supplemental Functions: Performs other similar duties as required. Education & Experience Required Education & Experience: High school diploma or equivalency, with some related building repair and maintenance experience. Experience in welding and carpentry preferred.  Basic construction knowledge, mowing experience, and experience pulling and backing in a trailer will be helpful and given preference in the Asset Management Division.   You must be willing to work outdoors in various conditions and able to help load and unload tools, equipment, and other materials. Licensing and Certifications: Valid North Carolina Driver's License (or out-of-state with ability to obtain the same).
City of Asheville Asheville, NC, USA
Sep 05, 2018
Summary The City of Asheville is dedicated to providing quality service for the residents and visitors of our beautiful city, nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains of western North Carolina. Asheville, NC is a thriving mountain city that has a culture enriched in diversity. The City of Asheville values and respects a diverse community, workforce and ideas, and is committed to promoting an equitable, fair, and just employment environment. Our organization seeks to create and provide access and opportunities to employees, residents and visitors to fulfill their potential through inclusive engagement practices.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status. We invite you to apply to join our team as a full-time Senior Equipment Operator within the Public Works Department, Stormwater Division.  This position requires the operation of multiple types of heavy motorized equipment to remove and haul debris and other items to and from City facilities. Responsibilities include operating heavy equipment including but not limited to: backhoes, track hoes, loaders, dump trucks, bulldozers, motor graders, compressors, etc. Work includes driving equipment and assisting with various departmental projects.  This position is open until filled with an initial application review beginning on Friday, June 29th.  Work Schedule: Monday - Thursday 7:00 AM - 5:30 PM (40 hours per week/4 day work week) Essential Duties & Responsibilities ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS Operates a variety of heavy motorized equipment involved in the construction and maintenance of City grounds, facilities and infrastructure, including, but not limited to, heavy trucks, front end loaders, compactors, bulldozers, scrapers, tampers, trackhoe, backhoe, and motor grader, etc. Transports equipment from location to location. Performs rough and fine grading, hole filling, demolitions and loading dirt and debris using skid steer with backhoe. Performs routine preventive maintenance on equipment, such as checking and filling fluid levels and greasing as necessary. Inspects equipment daily and reports need for repairs; assists in repair work. Trains less-experienced Equipment Operators in operation of various types of equipment as workload and time permit. Performs a variety of manual or semi-skilled labor in conjunction with maintenance and construction projects. Performs related work as required. Supplemental Functions: Performs other similar duties as required. Education & Experience Education & Experience: High school diploma or equivalency, with one (1) to three (3) years of heavy equipment experience, including serving as a lead worker. Licensing and Certifications: Valid North Carolina Commercial Driver's License Class A Restricted or Non-Restricted required first day of hire,  Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Working Conditions Knowledge: Advanced knowledge of procedures and practices to analyze and resolve unusual or difficult problems. Knowledge of the operation and minor maintenance of motor-ized equipment. Knowledge of the occupational hazards and the proper safety pre-cautions involved in operating heavy equipment. Skills and Abilities: Skill in the use of  multiple types of motorized heavy equipment. Ability to use a variety of power and hand tools. Ability to make minor repairs and operating adjustments to assigned equip-ment. Ability to follow oral instructions. Ability to instruct less-experienced  personnel in operation of heavy motorized equipment. Ability to work effectively under arduous or unpleasant working conditions. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships as necessi-tated by work assignments. Ability to read and understand basic workplace data, such as simple forms, tables, graphs, schedules, etc. Ability to conduct research of existing, internal policies and procedures Ability to think creatively in all areas for the purpose of increasing efficiency and effectiveness. Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written form. Ability to analyze situations to pinpoint problems and assist with solving problems or identifying sources of obstacles. Ability to work independently with limited supervision. Ability to analyze and interpret policy and procedural guidelines and to apply this understanding to tasks. Ability to bring resources together to resolve a problem or provide a solution.
City of Asheville Asheville, NC, USA
Sep 05, 2018
Summary The City of Asheville is currently looking for a full-time HVAC/Refrigeration Building Maintenance Technician. The purpose of this position is to maintain and repair City facilities, specifically the U.S.  Cellular Center. Performs routine and special tasks to ensure the safety and well being of building occupants. Troubleshoots and repairs all areas of the building including the mechanical, electrical, plumbing and HVAC systems.  Full-Time, Non-Exempt Positions, 40 hours per week Work Schedule: Hours may vary depending on events Essential Duties & Responsibilities Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Installs, performs preventative maintenance and troubleshoots all HVAC, electrical and plumbing failures. Repairs roof leaks and drainage issues. Evaluates the need for repair or replacement systems and devices. Preforms preventative maintenance, repairs and troubleshoots all refrigeration equipment, Freezer units, venting fans and similar restaurant grade equipment throughout the facility.  Evaluates the need for repair or replacement of fixtures and devices.  Evaluates and researches technical data to determine the cause and necessity of repairs. Interprets plumbing and electrical diagrams. Tests and traces circuits and wiring. Reviews plans for construction at water production facilities. Repairs pumps and pressure reducing valves. Monitors pumps and tanks within the distribution system. Provides preventive maintenance of emergency generators. Routinely starts and visually checks back-up generators to ensure readiness in the event of an emergency. Installs and programs sophisticated electrical and digital control systems. Operates and uses computers for daily performance of skilled trade duties. Sets up events, handles vendors and makes sure promoters have what they need. Turns on and monitors air conditioning or heating depending on events and buildings used. Answers and evaluates customer and employee complaints to determine necessary repairs or services needed to correct the situation. Performs customer relation's 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 locksmith duties. Trains subordinates in skills to assist and complete various installations and repairs. Supplemental Functions: Performs other similar duties as required. Education & Experience Education/Experience: High school diploma or equivalency with one (1) to three (3) years of related building repair and maintenance experience, working on large scale, complex projects; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job. Licensing and Certifications: Valid North Carolina Driver's License or the ability to obtain one within 90 days of hire. Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Working Conditions Knowledge: Comprehensive understanding of the field and application of advanced principles, techniques and theory. 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 read and understand basic workplace data, such as simple forms, tables, graphs, schedules, etc. Ability to conduct advanced research on organizational policies and procedures, best practices and innovative techniques. Ability to compile data into a formal report or recommendation shared with others and often verbally presented. Ability to think creatively in all areas for the purpose of increasing efficiency and effectiveness. Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written form. Ability to research program documents and narrative materials, and develop reports from information gathered. Ability to analyze situations to pinpoint problems and assist with solving problems or identifying sources of obstacles. Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships as required by work assignments. Ability to work independently with limited supervision. Ability to analyze and interpret policy and procedural guidelines and to apply this understanding to tasks. Ability to bring resources together to resolve a problem or provide a solution.
City of Asheville Asheville, NC, USA
Sep 05, 2018
Summary The City of Asheville is excited to hire a Senior Equipment Operator within the Public Works Department, Sanitation Division. The purpose of this position is to operate heavy motorized equipment used in the solid waste/sanitation collection industry.   Work Schedule :  This position generally works Monday through Thursday from 7 a.m. - 5:30 p.m (40 hours). However, this position may also work Fridays, weekends, holidays, or during emergency situations or special events as needed. This position will remain open until filled with an initial review of applications beginning on Monday, June 4th.  Essential Duties & Responsibilities Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Operates a variety of heavy motorized equipment used in the sanitation industry and public works operations, including automated side loader, knuckleboom, and rear packer, in the collection of trash and brush along specified routes.  May also operate other heavy motorized equipment, including forklift or snow plow as needed. Performs pre- and post-trip inspections and routine preventive maintenance on equipment, such as checking and filling fluid levels and greasing as necessary. Inspects equipment daily and reports need for repairs; assists in repair work. Maintains clean vehicle and parking area. Trains less experienced operators in the operation of sanitation equipment. Documents, collects, and provides daily paperwork and information to supervisor, including weight tickets and inspection reports. Provide excellent customer service to City residents. Performs a variety of manual or semi-skilled labor when needed for the Sanitation Division and Public Works Department. Supplemental Functions: Performs all positional work functions in the Sanitation Division as needed. Performs related work as required. Education & Experience Required Education/Experience: High school diploma or equivalency, with one (1) to three (3) years of heavy equipment experience, including solid waste collection equipment; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job. Licensing and Certifications: Valid North Carolina Commercial Driver's License (Class B). Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Working Conditions KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES: Knowledge: Advanced knowledge of procedures and practices to analyze and resolve unusual or difficult problems. Skills: Ability to read and understand basic workplace data, such as simple forms, tables, graphs, schedules, etc. Ability to conduct research of existing, internal policies and procedures Ability to think creatively in all areas for the purpose of increasing efficiency and effectiveness. Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written form. Ability to research program documents and narrative materials, and develop reports from information gathered. Ability to analyze situations to pinpoint problems and assist with solving problems or identifying sources of obstacles. Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships as required by work assignments. Ability to work independently with limited supervision. Ability to analyze and interpret policy and procedural guidelines and to apply this understanding to tasks.  
City of Asheville Asheville, NC, USA
Sep 05, 2018
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 NC driver's license required; no suspensions of driving privileges in the past three years. Must satisfactorily pass a thorough background investigation. Must satisfactorily pass a polygraph examination. Must satisfactorily pass a psychological evaluation. Must satisfactorily pass a screening test for drugs.   Automatic Disqualifications:   Criminal History : Any conviction of a felony; a crime for which the punishment could have been more than two years; conviction of a crime or unlawful act defined as Class B Misdemeanors within the preceding ten (10) years; conviction of two (2) or more crimes or unlawful acts defined as Class A Misdemeanors within the preceding five (5) years; a DUI or DWI conviction in the last ten (10) years.  For a list of Class B Misdemeanors visit: http://www.ncdoj.gov/About-DOJ/Law-Enforcement-Training-and-Standards/Criminal-Justice-Standards/CJ-Standards/Documents/Class-B-Misdemeanor-Manual-2005.aspx   Drugs: Any involvement in the sale of illegal drugs;  Any prior use of hallucinogenic drug such as LSD; Any use of any illegal drug within the past two (2) years;  Any use of hard drugs such as cocaine or heroin.  As an adult, a pattern of illegal drug use that indicates ongoing recreational use.    Other : Dishonorable discharge from any military service. Less than honorable discharges will be reviewed on a case by case basis.   Untruthfulness or the intentional withholding of information on any application, interview, or paperwork associated with the position; deliberate inaccuracies or incomplete   statements; cheating on any examination or testing associated with the position.   Tattoos and Body Modification : Tattoos, branding, or intentional scars will be covered by all employees when representing the department.  Exceptions may be made for female employees with permanent makeup (e.g., eyeliner, lip liner) that is conservative and natural looking. However, tattoos, branding, or intentional scarring are not permitted on the face, neck, ears, scalp, or hands.      Knowledge, Skills, Abilities 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
Sep 05, 2018
Summary  The City of Asheville's US Cellular Center is seeking qualified, certified North Carolina Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT) to handle medical emergencies at a variety of U.S. Cellular Center events. Work Schedule: Hours vary depending on events scheduled.  Must be willing to work nights and weekends. This position is a temporary/seasonal position.  This position will NOT be eligible for benefits, paid leave time (vacation, sick, holiday) nor participation in the retirement system. Note: Applicants who currently serve as an EMT with the City of Asheville will not be considered for this position. Essential Duties & Responsibilities   Provide necessary medical attention to patrons, assist guests with disabilities, and attend to accident victims. Must be able to work with a high volume of noise, stand for long periods of time, and remain visible during events. Education & Experience   Requires NC EMT Basic Certification. Prefer "EMT Intermediate" or "EMT - Paramedic" with a minimum of 3 years documented & related work experience. Willing to work nights and weekends.
City of Asheville Asheville, NC, USA
Sep 05, 2018
Summary The City of Asheville is seeking a full-time Laborer to join the Public Works Sanitation Division. The purpose of this position is to perform as a laborer on the sanitation crew collecting trash and brush for the residents of the City of Asheville. Work Schedule: Full Time 40 Hrs Week; Monday -Thursday 7 am-5:30 pm (4 day work week) Essential Duties & Responsibilities Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Picks up and loads debris and refuse, primarily brush and leaves, but may also collect bulky waste, animal carcasses, roadside litter, and trash. 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 set-up and break down of containers and waste collection. 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 Education/Experience: High school diploma or equivalency; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job. 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. Working Conditions/Physical Requirements: Majority of work is performed outside of with exposure to unpleasant environmental conditions and/or hazards. Frequent physical effort is required. Able to repetitively lift heavy loads. Knowledge, Skills, Abilities 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
Sep 05, 2018
Summary The City of Asheville is dedicated to providing quality service for the residents and visitors of our beautiful city, nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains of western North Carolina. Asheville, NC is a thriving mountain city that has a culture enriched in diversity. The City of Asheville values and respects a diverse community, workforce and ideas, and is committed to promoting an equitable, fair, and just employment environment. Our organization seeks to create and provide access and opportunities to employees, residents and visitors to fulfill their potential through inclusive engagement practices.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status. Snag the Ultimate Side Gig! We invite you to apply to join our team as a temporary seasonal Laborer within the Community and Economic Development Department, US Cellular Center. The role of this position is to perform as a skilled or unskilled laborer on a construction crew, maintenance crew or custodial crew. Flexible schedule, varies based on event; must be available nights and weekends. This position is open until filled with an initial application review beginning on June 25th.  This position is a temporary/seasonal position. This position will NOT be eligible for benefits, paid leave time (vacation, sick, holiday) nor participation in the retirement system. Essential Duties & Responsibilities Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Provides routine custodial services. Picks up debris and refuse. Provides event support setting up tables, chairs and/or staging. Provides weather related maintenance. Responds to requests in a timely and effective manner. Uses courteous mannerisms when addressing public or clients. Supplemental Functions: Performs other similar duties as required. Education & Experience Required Education & Experience: Must be at least 18 years old. High School Diploma preferred but not required. Custodian and/or event set-up experience a plus! Licensing and Certifications: Requires training in workplace safety and blood borne pathogens.  Training provided by employer.  Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Working Conditions Knowledge: General knowledge of learned procedures, practices, routines to deal effectively with routine work.   Skills & Abilities: Ability to read and understand basic workplace data, such as simple forms, tables, graphs, schedules, etc. Ability to conduct basic research of existing, internal policies and procedures. Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written form. Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships as required by work assignments. Ability to work independently with limited supervision. Ability to analyze and interpret policy and procedural guidelines and to apply this understanding to tasks. Ability to bring resources together to resolve a problem or provide a solution. WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  Frequent physical effort is required.