City of Austin

The City of Austin

This vibrant and dynamic city tops many lists for business, entertainment, and quality of life. One of the country’s most popular, high-profile “green” and culturally rich cities, Austin was recently selected the number one Best Place to Live in the U.S. (U.S. News & World Report). In 2016, Forbes named Austin the city most likely to prosper over the next decade on their America’s Cities of the Future list, and the City of Austin ranked in the top ten on the Forbes list of America’s Best Employers for 2017. 

Austin continues to lead with its vision of being the Most Livable City in the Country, emerging as a player on the international scene with such events as SXSW, Austin City Limits, Formula 1, and being home to companies such as Apple, Samsung, Dell, and Ascension Seton Healthcare. From the home of state government and the University of Texas to the Live Music Capital of the World and its growth as a film center, Austin has gained worldwide attention as a hub for education, business, health, and sustainability. 

The City offers a wide range of events, from music concerts, food festivals, and sports competitions to museum displays, exhibits, and family fun. Austin is also home to a wonderful ballet, world-class museums, one-of-a-kind shopping, and beautiful outdoor spaces. You can just as easily spend your morning paddling the lake as you can strolling through a celebrated history museum. 

Located at the edge of the Texas Hill Country—rolling terrain of limestone bluffs, springs, rivers, and lakes—Austin’s temperate climate is ideal for year-round jogging, cycling, hiking on the City’s many trails, or swimming at Barton Springs or one of the area’s many other swimming holes. 

There are a number of excellent golf courses in the area as well as recreational opportunities for rowing, kayaking, canoeing, camping, rock climbing, disc golf, mountain biking, fishing, and more. Austin truly has something to offer for everyone.

City Government

The City of Austin is a progressive, full-service municipal organization operating under the Council-Manager form of government. Austin has a 10-1 council system with an at-large Mayor and Council Members that represent ten districts. The Mayor and Council Members may serve in their respective seats for four years with a maximum of two consecutive terms. 

The City Council appoints the City Manager who is the chief administrative and executive officer of the City. The City Manager is responsible for guiding and directing day-to-day operations, as well as providing strategic research, recommendations, and management leadership to the City Council on the city budget, programs, policies, and services. The City Manager implements the organization’s administrative responsibilities with a strong team of Assistant City Managers and department executives. Supported by a staff of more than 14,000 and a budget of $4.1 billion, the City Manager and staff deliver a broad range of services to the citizens of Austin. 

The City Council and City Manager of Austin are committed to the mission of delivering the highest quality, cost-effective services. Austin is a beacon of sustainability, social equity, and economic opportunity; where diversity and creativity are celebrated; where community needs and values are recognized; where leadership comes from its community members, and where the necessities of life are affordable and accessible to all.

138 job(s) at City of Austin

City of Austin, TX Austin, TX, United States
May 25, 2019
Full Time
Posting Title Program Consultant (Project Controls) Job Requisition Number COA080199 Position Number 116784 Job Type Full-Time Division Name Construction & Inspection Svc Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree in engineering, architecture or related field plus five (5) years of related work experience including two (2) years as a project manager OR Nine (9) years of work experience in engineering, architecture or related area including two (2) years as a project manager Licenses or Certifications: None. Notes to Applicants The Public Works Department manages the City of Austin's Capital Project Delivery projects through all phases of design, construction, and inspection. Projects range from street reconstruction and water/wastewater infrastructure improvements to new fire stations and libraries. The Program Consultant will report to the Assistant Director of Engineering and Project Delivery, and will work with the Capital Delivery Team process improvement team and Sponsor Departments on improving and implementing the City's systematic approach to managing cost, schedule, and risk throughout the life cycle of a City of Austin Capital Project. This position requires strong leadership and communication skills along with education and experience in utilizing the principles of cost engineering, cost and schedule management, risk management, and proven methodologies for civil engineering or vertical construction projects. Primary duties include, but are not limited to: CIP Program Management - Work with CIP project delivery process improvement team and sponsors regarding processes and procedures for monitoring, reporting and manage that establish changes in scope, schedule, and cost while improving quality and reducing risk throughout the life cycle of the project. Also work with the Capital Delivery Team and Sponsors with Project Scope, Budget, and Schedule Development, as well as, communicate and collaborate with the capital delivery team, sponsors, and their accounting organization in regards to development of capital budgeting, annual spending plans and forecasting efforts. CIP Staff Support - Provide technical assistance to capital delivery team members and project sponsors in the areas of work breakdown structure, creating and monitoring of the performance management baseline for budget, schedule, and project risk rating levels. Provide support for problem prioritization and in-house analysis of potential solutions through all project phases to include claims management. This position will require a pre-employment Criminal Background Investigation ( CBI ) If you are identified as a top candidate, verification of your education, which may include High School graduation or GED , undergraduate and/or graduate degrees, will be required. If you are selected for this position, and meet the Driver Safety Standards in the City of Austin Driver Safety Program, you may drive when necessary to multiple locations as part of your regular job duties. Otherwise, you are responsible for getting to and from these locations. Pay Range $39.07 - $51.70 Commensurate Hours Monday - Friday, 8AM - 5PM Hours may vary depending on work demands and business needs. Job Close Date 06/05/2019 Type of Posting External Department Public Works Regular/Temporary Regular Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable Category Professional Location 505 Barton Springs Rd., Suite 800, Austin, TX 78704 Preferred Qualifications At least five years experience serving in the role as a program or project controls lead supporting projects by helping develop and manage project budget, detailed schedules, and monthly project status reporting through the life cycle of the project. . Experience designing, developing and implementing a capital project reporting system that provides project status in the areas of cost, schedule, and scope management. Experience in collaborating with executives, sponsors, and capital delivery team members regarding project planning, performance management and measurement, and data analytics. Experience in developing methods for identifying and collecting program data and providing comprehensive reporting. Currently posses an Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering ( AACE ) Professional Certification such as Certified Cost, Earned Value, or Planning and Scheduling Professional or Project Management Institute Project Management Professional Certification. The ability to travel to multiple work locations, when required. Duties, Functions and Responsibilities Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned. 1. Resolve project claims, disputes, and contentious issues 2. Manage, review, approve and process construction contracts and documents 3. Manage and initiate review and/or design of engineering/architectural projects, including related documentation 4. Identify, evaluate, and provide improvement recommendations 5. Inspect and monitor projects for legal, regulatory and initiative compliance 6. Develop, negotiate, and monitor contracts 7. Design/maintain database 8. Develop standard operating procedures, policies, and ordinances 9. Develop and monitor performance criteria 10. Develop and conduct training 11. Manage project budget and schedule 12. Administer consultant, licensed professional, and Legal Department services. 13. Provide technical advice and assistance to city management, field personnel, contractors, etc. 14. Meet with project engineers/architects and contractors to discuss designs and design changes 15. Attend City Council, board meetings, etc. as City staff representative 16. Coordinate the analysis of site selection Responsibilities- Supervision and/or Leadership Exercised: May provide leadership/supervision to employees planning, assigning, and/or leading the work of others. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed. Extensive knowledge of contract provisions and their implementation to the contract Knowledge of the mediation process. Knowledge of real estate practices. Knowledge of manual and automated financial systems. Skill in negotiating with multiple parties. Skill in effective oral and/or written communication. Skill in evaluating contract agreements. Skill in establishing and maintaining good working relationships with other City employees and the public. Skill in writing and interpreting legal descriptions of leases, real estate, easements and similar properties. Skill in negotiating with property owners to accomplish objectives. Skill in designing and maintaining complex spreadsheet and database models and utilizing word processing and presentation software. Skill in giving public presentations. Skill in completing projects within the required scheduling, and the ability to make prompt decisions and develop new and relative ideas for providing a quality product and quality customer service with little or no supervision. Skill in determining need, gathering, analyzing and presenting data to provide accurate information for management's use. Ability to exercise a good judgment, tact and diplomacy in all pubic dealings. Ability to understand and use standard application development design, report and project management tools Ability to perform objective analyses and re-engineering of business processes to maximize quality service and cost-effectiveness Coordination of demolition, inspection, security, title clearance, soil testing, site location, property management, preparation of files for federal auditing with little or no supervision. Criminal Background Investigation This position has been approved for a Criminal Background Investigation. EEO/ADA City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or TTY (512) 974-2445. The City of Austin will not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, creed, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, age, religion, veteran status, disability, or sexual orientation. In addition, the City will not discriminate in employment decisions on the basis of an individual's AIDS , AIDS Related Complex, or HIV status; nor will the City discriminate against individuals who are perceived to be at risk of HIV infection, or who associate with individuals who are believed to be at risk. Information For City Employees: If you are an employee within the department, are in good standing and meet both the minimum and preferred qualifications, then you will receive an initial interview. Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). * The minimum qualifications for this position are a Bachelor's degree in engineering, architecture or related field plus five (5) years of related work experience including two (2) years as a project manager OR Nine (9) years of work experience in engineering, architecture or related area including two (2) years as a project manager. Do you meet the minimum qualifications for this position? Yes No * If selected as a top candidate, do you agree to a criminal background investigation? Yes No * Please describe your experience serving in the role as a program or project controls lead supporting projects by helping develop and manage project budget, detailed schedules, and monthly project status reporting through the life cycle of the project. Please include the number of months and/or years of experience in your response. (Open Ended Question) * Please describe your experience designing, developing and implementing a capital project reporting system that provides project status in the areas of cost, schedule, and scope management. (Open Ended Question) * Please describe your experience in collaborating with executives, sponsors, and capital delivery team members regarding project planning, performance management and measurement and data analytics. (Open Ended Question) * Please describe your experience in developing methods for identifying and collecting program data and providing comprehensive reporting. (Open Ended Question) * Do you currently posses an Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering (AACE) Professional Certification such as Certified Cost, Earned Value, or Planning and Scheduling Professional or Project Management Institute Project Management Professional Certification? If yes, please list which certification(s) you possess. (Open Ended Question) * This position may require traveling to multiple sites as part of the regular job duties. Will you be able to meet this requirement? Yes No Optional & Required Documents Required Documents Cover Letter ResumeOptional Documents
City of Austin, TX Austin, TX, United States
May 25, 2019
Full Time
Posting Title Austin Resource Recovery Operator Senior (Reserved for ARR Department Employees Only) Job Requisition Number COA080198 Position Number 106652 Job Type Full-Time Division Name ARR Street Cleaning Minimum Qualifications Graduation from an accredited high school or equivalent and three (3) years of driving experience with a Commercial Driver's License Licenses or Certifications: Current Class B* Commercial Driver's License *Must obtain a Class A Commercial Driver's License and/or required endorsements within ninety (90) days of employment as required by position. To be considered for employment in this position applicants must comply with Department of Transportation Federal Regulations and the City of Austin Drug Policy Notes to Applicants The Street Sweeping Operator Senior will work with the Residential team to provide six cycles of Street Sweeping services to City of Austin residents. The position will also assist during special events and storms; in addition to providing cleaning services to Boulevards and the Central Business District when necessary. The position requires employees to drive on a continual basis. A competency assessment may be required to verify your skill set. This posting may be used to fill other similar positions within Austin Resource Recovery outside of the division listed above. A detailed and complete employment application is required to help us better evaluate your qualifications and will be used to determine salary if you are selected for this position. Your application should reflect your complete employment history (to include all job duties responsibilities and employment dates) on your online application. The application is an official document; incomplete applications will not be considered (e.g., "see resume" or "see Linked In Profile"). The responses to the supplemental questions inquiring about experience should be reflected on your application. Driving on City business: This position must travel between various locations as part of the regular job duties and individual may be required to drive own personal vehicle or City vehicle. A driving record verification will be conducted. Applicants for positions for which City driving is an essential function must meet the standards of the program: age 18 or older, current applicable driver's license. A check will be made of moving violations and points assessed on Driver Record Evaluation ( DRE ) based on Department of Public Safety ( DPS ) Driver Record Report. This position falls under the COA safe driver program requirements. Go to the Driver Safety Program for more information: Click Here To View Driver Safety Program Veteran candidates will be required to provide a copy of their DD214 at the time of interview. Each individual who submits an Application as provided in the Municipal Civil Service Rules and meet the Minimum Qualifications for a Competitive Position shall be considered a Candidate for that Position. Employees, in Good Standing, who are Candidates within the Department or division that the Position resides in and who meet the Minimum and Preferred Qualifications (if any) of the Position will be included in the initial interview. NOTE : All Austin Resource Recovery locations are tobacco-free. Use of tobacco products and/or e-cigarettes is not permitted on any ARR worksite - including parking lot or in any personal vehicle located on the premises. Physical requires for Operational Positions: The employee is required to perform the following tasks during the normal course of an approximately eight (8) to ten (10) hour day, four (4) to six (6) days a week. This position involves sitting while driving a commercial refuse vehicle as well as entering or exiting the cab and the rear step of the truck using hand and foot holds pulling body weight about 18-36 inches around 1250 times per day. The employee will apply up to 100 pounds of force occasionally and less force frequently to move objects. The position requires constant standing and grasping of hand holds roughly 32-54 inches from step to handle while riding on the back of the truck with frequent stops. This will involve continuous use of arms, shoulders, legs and feet to operate drive/steering inputs. Additionally, the employee will frequently be expected to perform tasks involving stretching, bending, twisting, squatting, kneeling, pushing/pulling, lifting and stooping while inspecting vehicle, while rolling 50+ pound refuse containers or throwing items into a refuse truck at approximately 5 feet high. This position walks from house to house to retrieve carts, brush, bulk, and bags for approximately 8 -10 hours during a normal work day and works in extreme heat, cold, rain and other bad weather. Additional hazards include working close to mechanical parts, oils, fumes/odors/gases, noise, repetitive motions and vibration which expose joints and muscles to vibration and shock produced by the truck as well as walking near traffic, uneven surfaces, mud, snow, ice or rain daily. Employees may come in contact with blood and/or other potentially infectious materials. Employees must have sufficiently good eyesight to drive and inspect trucks and other equipment. Additionally, listening while driving is necessary to hear emergency vehicles and other issues with traffic or operational equipment. Employees must also be able to hear and speak to communicate with supervisors, dispatchers, and citizens. Pay Range $18.05 - $22.51 Hours Monday thru Friday 6:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Employees will be required to work holidays, after hours or weekends, special events, and other areas due to business needs. Job Close Date 05/29/2019 Type of Posting Departmental Only Department Austin Resource Recovery Regular/Temporary Regular Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable Category Technical Location 4108 Todd Lane, Austin, Texas 78744 Preferred Qualifications Experience with Street Sweeper Experience with Tractor Trailer Experience with Dump Truck Duties, Functions and Responsibilities Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned. Check, refill or change fluids, belts, hoses, or safety features of various Waste Management industry equipment Train others in the proper use of equipment and vehicles as required by Management As required by position: Set-up, operate and maintain all of the following vehicles and equipment: Automated Collection Vehicles, Street Sweeper Vehicles, Rear-loader Vehicles, Rubber Wheeled Loader Truck-mounted Knuckle-boom Grapple Loader (Crane); Tractor Trailer Rig; Truck Trailer Rig to Haul Equipment and Materials Heavy Equipment, Landfill Wheeled Trash Compactor; Track Dozer Loader with Waste Handling; Paddle Wheel Scraper; Track Dozer w/ Angle and Straight Blade; Brush Tub Grinder; Motor Grader; Wheeled/Tracked Excavator; 16Yd Dirt Scraper; High Lift Rubber Tire Loader; Dump Truck; Water Truck; Roll-off Truck; Roll-off Truck/Roll-off Trailer combination and other industry related equipment as assigned Pre-trip all vehicles and heavy equipment as required by Management and maintain detailed vehicle and equipment records As required by position: Operate hand tools, air powered wrenches in performing replacement of worn equipment parts. As required by position: Haul Lechate and document all loads following regulatory guidelines pertaining to landfills. Assist other ARR crews as directed Other duties as assigned Responsibilities- Supervision and/or Leadership Exercised: none Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed. Knowledge of Austin Resource Recovery processes, policies and procedures Knowledge of the operation and maintenance of assigned equipment and vehicles Skill in reading and understanding blueprints and plans Skill in establishing and maintaining good working relationships with other city employees and the public Skill in heavy lifting and carrying equipment or materials applicable to the work being performed Skill in reading and writing English necessary to the level of tasks performed Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions in English including manuals and instruction panels Ability to train or assist in the training of employees as required by Management Ability to drive and operate various truck/tractor and trailer combination vehicles on residential streets Ability to manipulate knuckle boom grapple loader in tight restricted spaces Ability to communicate safety procedures Ability to read, understand and follow maps and mapping directions Criminal Background Investigation This position does not require a Criminal Background Investigation EEO/ADA City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or TTY (512) 974-2445. Information For City Employees: If you are an employee within the department, are in good standing and meet both the minimum and preferred qualifications, then you will receive an initial interview. Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). * Are you a current Austin Resource Recovery Department Employee? Yes No * The Minimum Qualifications for the Austin Resource Recovery Operator Senior include: High school diploma or GED and three (3) years of driving experience with a Commercial Driver's License. Additionally, you must have a current Class B* Commercial Driver's License and must be able to obtain a Class A Commercial Driver's License and/or required endorsements within ninety (90) days of employment. Do you meet the Minimum Qualifications of the ARR Operator Sr position? Yes No * Please describe how you meet the minimum qualifications for this position. (Open Ended Question) * Which of the following best describes the type of valid Texas Commercial Driver License (CDL) you currently possess? Class A CDL Class B CDL I do not currently possess a valid Texas Commercial Drivers License (CDL) * How many years of driving with a Commercial Driver License (CDL) do you have? None Less than 1 year More than 1 year but less than 2 years More than 2 years but less than 3 years More than 3 years but less than 4 years More than 4 years but less than 5 years 5 years + * Please list your commercial driving experience detailing which positions on your application you used a commercial driver license and which commercial driver license equipment you used. Please be sure to include Employer Name and years of experience with each piece of equipment. (Open Ended Question) * Describe any previous work experience with Austin Resource Recovery (formerly known as Solid Waste Services) or other Waste Management company which you feel would relate to this position. If this does not apply to you, please put N/A. (Open Ended Question) Optional & Required Documents Required Documents Optional Documents
City of Austin, TX Austin, TX, United States
May 25, 2019
Full Time
Posting Title IT Application Developer (Reserved for City of Austin Employees Only) Job Requisition Number COA080210 Position Number 115352 Job Type Full-Time Division Name City Clerk-Records Center Minimum Qualifications Education and/or Equivalent Experience: Graduation with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in a field related to the job, plus one (1) year experience. Experience may substitute for education up to four (4) years. Licenses or Certifications: • None. Notes to Applicants If invited to interview, a skills assessment will be conducted. Pay Range $27.61 - $35.83 per hour Hours Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Job Close Date 05/31/2019 Type of Posting Reserved for City Employees Department City Clerk Regular/Temporary Regular Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable Category Professional Location 301 W. Second Street Preferred Qualifications • Develop, test, debug, modify, implement and maintain custom software applications and interfaces according to technical requirements and specifications. • Work as part of EDIMS team in assisting departments with special IT projects to propose various development approaches or models. • Build, check, and control outputs and interfaces with EDIMS and other internal and external systems. • Analyze business processes and requirements, use cases, wire frames, technical specifications and software/system functionality. • Develop testing and training material and documentation in support of IT applications. • Ability to work independently and with teams. • Ability to effectively negotiate with customers solutions to resolve complex customer service issues. • Ability to balance a number of different tasks and priorities. Duties, Functions and Responsibilities Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned. 1. Develop, test, debug, modify and implement custom software applications according to technical requirements and specifications. 2. Build, check, and control outputs and interfaces with other internal and external systems. 3. Maintain and support custom applications and interfaces. 4. Document application training requirements. 5. Write, maintain, and stores program and application documentation. 6. Follow testing and validation policies, standards, processes, and procedures. 7. Analyze business processes and requirements, use cases, wire frames, technical specifications and software/system functionality. 8. Follow and/or assist with the development of custom test plans for software development, integration, upgrades, enhancements, fixes, and operations/maintenance. 9. Propose alternative development approaches/models . 10. Ensure security and data protection requirements are followed. Responsibilities- Supervision and/or Leadership Exercised: • None Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed. • Knowledge of established application development lifecycle standards as well as established code development design pattern standards. • Knowledge of principles and processes for eliciting customer needs, meeting quality standards for services, evaluating customer satisfaction, and developing action plans for improvements. • Knowledge of techniques to develop and maintain security of data and applications • Knowledge of current industry standards and best practices in software quality assurance. • Knowledge of techniques for coding for multiple user interfaces/platforms. • Skill in application of object oriented programming techniques, languages and software development and engineering frameworks. • Skill in software debugging and troubleshooting techniques and toolsets. • Skill in software source code management, change management, and configuration management techniques and toolsets. • Skill in data protection. • Skill in coding to architectural requirements. • Skill in selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new concepts. • Ability to translate business requirements into quality software solutions. • Ability to document code inline and write effective supporting documentation for customers, maintenance and operations. • Ability to extensively test technical solutions. • Ability to accurately identify/determine customer needs and take appropriate actions and/or steps to address identified needs. • Ability to recognize, value, and include different perspectives, experiences, approaches, and cultures in achieving organizational goals. • Ability to gain and maintain the trust and confidence of others and the organization through consistency and reliability. • Ability to give, receive, or share thoughts, ideas, perspective, and data to create shared understanding. • Ability to define, analyze, and find solutions for difficult or complex problems • Ability to view the big picture. • Ability to quickly become familiar with emerging technologies. • Ability to identify trends as well as isolated events. Criminal Background Investigation This position does not require a Criminal Background Investigation EEO/ADA City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or TTY (512) 974-2445. The City of Austin will not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, creed, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, age, religion, veteran status, disability, or sexual orientation. In addition, the City will not discriminate in employment decisions on the basis of an individual's AIDS , AIDS Related Complex, or HIV status; nor will the City discriminate against individuals who are perceived to be at risk of HIV infection, or who associate with individuals who are believed to be at risk. Information For City Employees: If you are an employee within the department, are in good standing and meet both the minimum and preferred qualifications, then you will receive an initial interview. Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). * This position requires a graduation with a Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in a field related to the job, plus one (1) year experience related to the job(Experience may be substituted for education up to a maximum of four (4) years). Do you meet this minimum requirement? Yes No * Describe your experience with creating database queries, conducting data analysis, and using reporting tools, including the database platforms and/or reporting tools you are most familiar with. (Open Ended Question) * Describe your experience with the implementation and administration of records and information management systems or other business management or data management technologies according to technical requirements and specifications. (Open Ended Question) * Describe your experience identifying processes that need improvement, formulating technical and procedural solutions, creating project plans, monitoring progress, and providing updates via project status reports. (Open Ended Question) * Describe your experience in presenting technical information, developing educational programs or conducting technical training sessions. This may include "in-person" training, webinars, or computer-based training programs. (Open Ended Question) * Are you a current City of Austin employee? Yes No Optional & Required Documents Required Documents Cover Letter Resume Optional Documents
City of Austin, TX Austin, TX, United States
May 25, 2019
Full Time
Posting Title Financial Manager II (Reserved for City of Austin Employees Only) Job Requisition Number COA080209 Position Number 117151 Job Type Full-Time Division Name Administration-Finance Minimum Qualifications Education and/or Equivalent Experience: Graduation with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in a field related to Finance, Accounting, or Economics plus five (5) years of experience in a finance related field, two (2) years of which include management experience. Additionally, experience must include one year of accounting. Up to twelve (12) hours of accounting coursework may substitute for accounting experience. A Master's in Finance, Accounting, or Business related field or a CPA certification may substitute for two (2) years of experience requirement. Licenses or Certifications: None. Notes to Applicants RESERVED FOR CITY EMPLOYEES ONLY . OVERVIEW OF THIS POSITION : This position is in the Finance Division and will be responsible for managing the activities and operations of the Revenue Accounting and Accounts Receivable section of the Aviation Department, which is responsible for the following functions: revenue accounting, financial management and reporting, cash management, rate setting, budget/financial forecasting, billing, collections, revenue analysis and improvement, revenue policies and procedures and assisting in revenue contract management and contract management compliance. This position currently manages a team of 6 Accounting professionals. ASSESSMENT : This position will require a computerized skills assessment. TRAVEL : If you are selected for this position, and meet the Driver Safety Standards in the City of Austin Driver Safety Program, you may drive when necessary to multiple locations as part of your regular job duties. Otherwise, you are responsible for getting to and from these locations. APPLICATION INFORMATION : A detailed and complete employment application is required to help us better evaluate your qualifications and will be used to determine salary if you are selected for this position. Please list your complete employment history (to include all job duties responsibilities and employment dates) on your online application. The application is an official document; incomplete applications will not be considered (e.g., "see resume" or "see Linked In Profile"). Resumes will not be used to qualify for the position and will not be used to recommend salary. Supplemental information or changes to your application will not be accepted after the job posting closes. The responses to the supplemental questions inquiring about experience should be reflected on your application. VETERAN : Veteran candidates will be required to provide a copy of their DD214 at the time of interview. GOOD STANDING - DEPARTMENT / DIVISION POSTINGS : Employees, in Good Standing, who are candidates within the department/division that the position resides in and who meet the minimum and preferred qualifications (if any) of the position will be included in the initial interview. Department/division employee must remain in Good Standing through the Top Candidate Selection phase at which time the Good Standing status will be re-verified. CRIMINAL HISTORY BACKGROUND CHECK : Top candidate will be subject to a minimum 10 year criminal background check and security threat assessment. FINANCIAL CBI : Due to the responsibilities related to this position the top candidate will be subject to the Financial Responsibilities Criminal Background Investigation. LANGUAGE : Must have the ability to read, write, and fluently speak in English. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS : Physical requirements of this position with or without reasonable accommodations are as follow: Sitting for long periods of time to perform computer and accounting tasks; Reaching with arms forward and sideways to perform various tasks; Reasonable dexterity of hands, fingers and arms to operate and/or manipulate computer, keyboard, mouse, calculator, telephone, and other office equipment; Moderate walking throughout the day on carpet / hard surfaces; Moderate standing; Bending from side to side, up and down to pick up / place small files / items; Lifting /carrying small items / files and items up to 30 lbs; Overhead reaching to file or pick up items; Utilize eyes for long periods of time reviewing spreadsheets/reports to ensure accuracy and completeness and operating keyboard, computer monitor, copy machines and other office equipment; Ability to demonstrate mental alertness during the entire 8 hour day; Utilize mental capacity for comprehension, analysis and decision-making throughout the day; Must possess the physical and mental capacity to safely operate motor vehicle during daytime and/or night time; Ability to push / pull dolly with boxes of files weighing up to 75 lb. WORK HOURS : Shift may change according to departmental needs. Work hours may include after hours, holidays, and weekend work OVERTIME : Overtime may be required with or without notice. DEPARTMENT MAY CLOSE THE JOB POSTING AT ANY TIME AFTER 7 DAYS . Pay Range $36.53 - $48.34 Hours Monday - Friday: 8 am - 5 pm. Shift may change according to departmental needs. Work hours may include after hours, holidays, and weekend work. Job Close Date 05/31/2019 Type of Posting Reserved for City Employees Department Aviation Regular/Temporary Regular Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable Category Professional Location 3600 Presidential Blvd., Suite 411, Austin ,TX 78719 Preferred Qualifications 2 or more years of work experience in managing 2 or more professional employees. Work experience in an "Enterprise Fund" department environment performing accounting/financial functions. Work experience with accounts receivable and contracts - specifically with entering rates & charges from contracts to bill customers and collecting on delinquent accounts. Duties, Functions and Responsibilities Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned. Properly accounts for and safe-guards the City's cash and other assets for mid-sized enterprises or functions within a department. Provides general oversight over department's accounting, budgeting, purchasing, accounts payable, accounts receivable, revenue, CIP , grants, fixed assets, inventory, and payroll functions. May provide oversight for non-financial areas. Guides financial decisions of the organization by preparing financial information for presentation and consideration by management. Manages the development of the budget for the organization, performs budget analysis, provides guidance and recommendations to management, monitors the budget by reviewing current year estimates and budget variance reports, and reviews historical and forecast budget information. Provides feedback and analysis of organization performance measures, goals, and objectives by compiling relevant financial, business, service and operational information, identifying and evaluating trends, and recommending corrective actions. Reviews financial and budget reports and performs financial analyses by managing compilation of appropriate information. Manages development of organization's financial forecast; ensuring revenue, expenditure and debt service projections meet applicable financial policies, guidelines and benchmarks, such as requirements for debt service coverage and cash reserves. Manages the development of service rates, cost of service studies, and customer class rate proposals for Council. May manage requirements of a regulatory environment including rate proceedings, rate filing documentation, expert testimony development and delivery, litigation support, and settlement negotiations. May manage debt program including revenue bond planning and issuance, development and update of Bond Official Statements, rating agency presentation development, management of commercial paper programs, reconciliations of debt service schedules, and analysis of bond refinancing or defeasance opportunities. Manages the development of the capital budget, long-range plan and five-year plan. Prepares, reviews, and evaluates financial and accounting documents, reports, and statements and ensures that financial transactions are recorded promptly and properly. Ensure financial staff are appropriately trained on the City's systems of record and on citywide policies and procedures. Responsibilities- Supervision and/or Leadership Exercised: Responsible for the full range of supervisory activities including selection, training, evaluation, counseling, and recommendation for dismissal. May provide leadership, work assignments, evaluation, training and guidance to others. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed. Knowledge of the processes and theories used for public budgetary and financial policies. Knowledge of accounting concepts, principals and practices Knowledge of financial reporting and internal control systems Knowledge of utility ratemaking and cost of service study methodology Knowledge of debt instruments, cash management and utility financing methods Knowledge of forecasting models; econometric studies, analysis and forecasting; and estimating methods and techniques Knowledge of cost benefits analysis, feasibility studies and net present value analysis methods Knowledge of enterprise budgeting, financial planning or accounting. Knowledge of preferred business practices * Knowledge of financial and budget systems and reporting Knowledge of leadership/supervisory/management best practices Skill in designing and maintaining complex spreadsheet and database models Skill in development of presentations Skill in effective oral and written communications Skill in analyzing and interpreting complex financial records Skill in determining need and compiling, analyzing and presenting financial information and data for management and Council use Ability to resolve problems or situations that require the exercising of good judgement Ability to prepare complex and accurate financial reports Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with other City employees and the public Criminal Background Investigation This position has been approved for a Criminal Background Investigation. EEO/ADA City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or TTY (512) 974-2445. The City of Austin will not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, creed, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, age, religion, veteran status, disability, or sexual orientation. In addition, the City will not discriminate in employment decisions on the basis of an individual's AIDS , AIDS Related Complex, or HIV status; nor will the City discriminate against individuals who are perceived to be at risk of HIV infection, or who associate with individuals who are believed to be at risk. Information For City Employees: If you are an employee within the department, are in good standing and meet both the minimum and preferred qualifications, then you will receive an initial interview. Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). * This position requires graduation with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in a field related to Finance, Accounting, or Economics plus five (5) years of experience in a finance related field, two (2) years of which include management experience. Additionally, experience must include one year of accounting. Up to twelve (12) hours of accounting coursework may substitute for accounting experience. A Master's in Finance, Accounting, or Business related field or a CPA certification may substitute for two (2) years of experience requirement. Do you meet these minimum qualifications? Yes No * How many years of work experience do you have in managing 2 or more professional employees? 0-1 Year 2-3 Years 4 or More Years * How many years of work experience do you have in an "Enterprise Fund" department environment performing accounting/financial functions? 0-1 Year 2-3 Years 4 or More Years * How many years of work experience do you have with accounts receivable and contracts - specifically with entering rates & charges from contracts to bill customers and collecting on delinquent accounts? 0-1 Year 2-3 Years 4 or More Years * Are you a current City of Austin employee? Yes No * The Transportation Security Administration (TSA-division of the USA Dept. of Homeland Security) requires all employees of the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport to pass a minimum 10-year criminal background investigation and security threat assessment. Do you agree to a minimum 10-year criminal background investigation and security threat assessment? Yes No Optional & Required Documents Required DocumentsOptional Documents
City of Austin, TX Austin, TX, United States
May 25, 2019
Full Time
Posting Title Austin Water Treatment Operations & Maintenance Technician Associate Job Requisition Number COA080208 Position Number 104325 Job Type Full-Time Division Name Davis Wtp Minimum Qualifications These positions will be filled as Austin Water Treatment Operations & Maintenance Technician Associate Minimum Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited high school or equivalent, plus one (1) year of experience in a similar work environment such as process control, plant operations, construction, or in the operation, repair and maintenance of mechanical or industrial equipment. Thirty (30) semester hours of relevant formal education from an accredited institute may substitute for one (1) year of work experience. Licenses and Certifications Required: Must obtain appropriate TCEQ License as specified by position within one (1) year of employment: Water Treatment Plant or Water Distribution Systems Facility: TCEQ Class D Water Operator License. Must obtain the appropriate TCEQ Class C Water, Water Distribution License before Class D License expires. May require a Valid Texas Commercial Driver's License with endorsements. Valid current Texas Class "C" Driver License. Must be able to become certified for Respiratory Protection and Confined-Space Entry Program within six (6) months of employment and maintain certification. Notes to Applicants To learn more about what it means to be a Treatment Operations & Maintenance Technician Associate and the benefits of working for Austin Water, please click here for our informational brochure. This position is responsible for the operations of a water or wastewater treatment plant, as well as the maintenance and repairs of the related equipment. For general information about a career as a Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant System Operator, click HERE Working with Austin Water provides a number of health and welfare benefits, such as medical, paid leave time, a great retirement plan, training opportunities and more - click HERE for more information. Additionally, this position offers a career progression plan, which provides a unique opportunity to promote without having to go through the competitive process. As employees go through on-the-job training to develop new skills and abilities and obtain the appropriate license, they are eligible to submit for Career Progression, which allows them to demonstrate knowledge and skills without having to interview for the promotion. These positions may be filled at one of the following locations: Davis Water Treatment Plant 3500 W. 35th Street, Austin, Texas 78703 Handcox Water Treatment Plant 6800 North F. M. 620, Austin, Texas 78732 Ullrich Water Treatment Plant 1000 Forest View Dr., Austin, Texas 78746 Pump Stations & Reservoirs - South Service Support Center 3616 S. First St., Austin, Texas 78704 Work location and shift assignment for selected candidates will be determined based on business need and is subject to change at management's discretion. All positions may be required to work weekends, holidays, overtime, callback, and on-call. Technical Licensure: This position requires employees to obtain a Class D Water License from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality ( TCEQ ) within one (1) year of employment. TCEQ may restrict granting an occupational license to individuals with certain criminal convictions. To review TCEQ's criminal conviction guidelines, go online to TCEQ . Driving Requirement: Applicants must be at least 18 years old, hold a current applicable driver's license, and have no more than six (6) points assessed on Driver Record Evaluation ( DRE ). Please review the City of Austin Driving Standards to assess your driving record. DRE will be verified through the Department of Public Safety. Job Offer is contingent on having a driving record that meets the City's Driver Record Evaluation Standards. Physical Requirements: This position will require that you be able to perform the following essential job functions with confidence and with or without reasonable accommodations: carrying or lifting up to 50 lbs., pushing or pulling up to 50 lbs., sitting, standing, walking, lying, climbing stairs and ladders, reaching overhead, kneeling, crawling, stooping/bending, twisting, repetitive foot and hand movement, driving, grasping and squeezing, ability to wear personal protective equipment including a self-contained breathing apparatus, exposure to extreme weather conditions, atmospheric conditions, hazardous conditions, and very loud noise. Selected candidate will be required to complete and pass a pre-employment physical exam to be considered for this position, which includes a Functional (FC) strength/agility test. Confined Space Entry Requirements: Candidates must be able to work in environments which may have hazardous atmospheres or in confined spaces where there is limited or restricted means for entry and exit, or where the activities of an employee are hindered. Candidates must be able to perform duties with confidence at sites where climbing heights of up to 200 feet is required on ladders that support up to 300 lbs., and descending into confined spaces up to 100 feet deep with the use of a required SRL body harness that supports up to 283 lbs. Candidates must be able to qualify for Austin Water's Respiratory Protection Program. When completing the City of Austin employment application: A detailed, complete employment application helps us to better evaluate your qualifications, and will be used to determine salary if you are selected for this position. Please detail on the application any previous employment that you wish to be considered as part of your qualifications. Provide each job title and employment dates for all jobs included on the application. Your work history should include the duties you performed, any supervisory or lead responsibilities, and any equipment and computer software used. A résumé and cover letter may be submitted, but will not substitute for a complete employment application. If you are selected to interview: Your skill level in General Maintenance, Basic Industrial Math, and Safety in the Workplace will be assessed, with a required minimum passing score of 70%. If you are selected as a top candidate: Verification of your education (which may include high school graduation or GED , undergraduate and/or graduate degrees) will be required. You must provide proof of education from an accredited organization/institution. And are in the military or a veteran, you will need to provide a copy of your DD-214 prior to confirming a start date. Effective October 1, 2014, all Austin Water worksite locations are tobacco-free. Use of tobacco products and/or e-cigarettes is not permitted on any AW worksite - including construction sites, parking lot, garage or in any personal vehicle located on the premises. Pay Range $16.40 - $20.45 per hour Commensurate Hours If hired, you will be required to rotate between working an 8-hour shift in Maintenance from 7:00 AM to 3:30 PM and working a 12-hour shift in Operations from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM and/or 7:00 PM to 7:00 AM. Shift hours are subject to change based business needs. Position is considered essential and may require work on weekends, holidays, overtime, callback, and on-call. Job Close Date 06/06/2019 Type of Posting External Department Austin Water Utility Regular/Temporary Regular Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable Category Technical Location Various Locations - See Notes to Applicants Preferred Qualifications Experience maintaining and repairing mechanical industrial equipment including hydraulic systems Previous pumping distribution or water treatment experience in a municipal water system Experience using Computerized Maintenance Management System ( CMMS ) for work order and asset management, basic computer navigation skills, and the ability to learn new software applications Training and/or experience in welding and the use of oxygen and acetylene torch (cutting, brazing, soldering, etc) Knowledge of safety practices in the workplace including confined space entry, ladder climbing, water and boat safety, and hazardous chemicals Texas Commission on Environmental Quality ( TCEQ ) Class D Water Treatment License or higher Duties, Functions and Responsibilities Duties, Functions and Responsibilities: Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned. Assists with process control tasks such as basic flow control, sampling, basic laboratory testing, normal operations of pumps and blowers, and adjusting chemical feeds.Assists with preventative maintenance tasks such as lubrication; changing equipment oil/fluids; and installing packing, bearings, and seals.Assists with predictive and corrective maintenance on specialized equipment such as pumps, blowers, clarifiers, and valves.Assists with routine rounds of the facilities to monitor treatment process and identify process anomalies or mechanical problems with plant equipment.Monitors data from SCADA systems and computerized control systems, instrument panels, and gauges in order to make basic process changes as directed.Maintains plant operations and maintenance records using log books, databases, and spreadsheets.Acts as member of Confined Space Entry Team and may serve as entrant or assistant. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed. Knowledge of general maintenance processes and procedures. Knowledge of basic math including addition, subtraction, multiplication and division of whole numbers, decimalized numbers, fractions, and percents. Skill in using computers and related software. Skill in using hand tools and power tools. Skill in operating a motor vehicle and motorized equipment. Ability to work in environments that may have hazardous atmospheres. Ability to climb ladders and work at heights of up to 200 feet, and to work in confined spaces up to 100 feet deep. Ability to work in permit and non-permit confined spaces where there is limited or restricted means for entry and exit, or where the work activities may be hindered. Ability to safely wear anti-fall ( SRL ) body harness for confined space entry that supports up to 283 pounds. Ability to walk, stand, sit, bend, stoop, twist, push, pull, climb, kneel, crawl, and lift/carry up to fifty (50) pounds unassisted. Ability to follow written and verbal instructions. Ability to read and follow technical guidelines and standard operating procedures. Ability to take simple readings from meters, gauges, control panels, and testing and monitoring equipment. Ability to meet and maintain driver eligibility standards detailed in the City of Austin Driver Safety Program. Criminal Background Investigation This position does not require a Criminal Background Investigation EEO/ADA City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or TTY (512) 974-2445. Information For City Employees: If you are an employee within the department, are in good standing and meet both the minimum and preferred qualifications, then you will receive an initial interview. Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). * This position requires a High School diploma or GED and one (1) year experience in a similar work environment such as process control, plant operations, construction, repair and maintenance of mechanical or industrial equipment. Thirty (30) semester hours of relevant formal education from an accredited institute may substitute for one (1) year of work experience. Do you meet these minimum qualifications? Yes No * Do you have a valid State of Texas Driver License or the ability to acquire by the hire date? Yes No * An essential and required function of this position is that you provide your own transportation and/or drive a City of Austin vehicle to perform city business in and outside of Travis County. If selected as a top candidate, do you understand that your driving record will be evaluated to ensure it meets the City's Safe Driving Record Standards? Yes No * This position will require that you be able to perform duties with confidence climbing heights of up to 200 feet on ladders that support up to 300 lbs., descending into confined spaces up to 100 feet deep with the use of a SRL Body Harness that supports up to 283 lbs., and lifting and/or carrying equipment or supplies weighing up to 50 lbs., unassisted. Will you be able to fulfill these essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodations? Yes No * Are you able to become certified for Respiratory Protection and Confined-Space Entry Program within six (6) months of employment and maintain certification? Yes No * This position will require flexibility to rotate between Operations and Maintenance duties including rotating between a 12 hour day shift and 12 hour night shift which will include weekends. If offered this position, are you willing to maintain this type of rotating schedule? Yes No * This position is categorized as "Essential Personnel". Essential Personnel are considered critical positions and may be required to work during emergencies outside of or in addition to the normal schedule. If offered the position, are you willing to work scheduled and unscheduled hours as mandated by the needs of the business? Yes No * Describe any experience you have working in an industrial setting, including experience in areas such as a treatment plant, oil, gas, refinery, mining, automotive and heavy machinery repair. (Open Ended Question) * How many years of experience do you have in maintenance of industrial or mechanical equipment, such as pumps, motors, boilers, blowers, and air compressors? None Less than one (1) year One (1) to three (3) years Three (3) to five (5) years Five (5) or more years * Describe your experience in maintenance of industrial equipment such as pumps, motors, blowers, air compressors, and lawn equipment. (Open Ended Question) * How many years of experience do you have repairing and maintaining hydraulic equipment? None Less than 1 year 1 to less than 2 years 2 to less than 3 years 3 to less than 4 years 4 or more years * Describe your experience with hydraulic systems operation and maintenance. (Open Ended Question) * List the type of shop equipment, machinery and/or power tools that you have experience using. Be sure to indicate that level of experience you have with each. (Open Ended Question) * Do you have previous pumping distribution or water treatment experience in a municipal water system? Yes No * Which of the following best describes your experience with process control or plant operations? None Less than one (1) year One (1) to three (3) years Three (3) to five (5) years More than five (5) years * Describe your experience with process control or plant operations. (Open Ended Question) * Select the skill level that best describes your proficiency with computers. No experience or not proficient Basic proficiency with computers Intermediate proficiency with computers Advanced proficiency with computers * Describe your experience in the use of computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS) (i.e. Hansen, Maximo, INFOR EAM) for asset management, workload management or operational readiness. Please include years of experience and specific duties and responsibilities related to asset management systems (Open Ended Question) * How many years of experience do you have in welding and metal fabrication? None Less than one (1) year One (1) to three (3) years Three (3) to five (5) years More than five (5) years * Describe your training and/or experience in welding and metal fabrication. (Open Ended Question) * Which of the following best describes your Water License issued by TCEQ? I have a Class "D" Water License issued by TCEQ I have a Class "C" Surface Water License issued by TCEQ I have a Class "B" Surface Water License issued by TCEQ I have a Class "C" Water Distribution License issued by TCEQ I have a Class "B" Water Distribution License issued by TCEQ I have a Class "A" Water Treatment License issued by TCEQ I do not have a TCEQ License. * Describe your knowledge and experience with safety practices involving confined space entry, ladder climbing, and water and boat safety. (Open Ended Question) * Describe your experience working with hazardous chemicals. Please indicate the chemicals you have worked with, the frequency that you worked with each (daily, weekly, monthly, yearly), and the safety precautions you used with these chemicals. (Open Ended Question) * Were you referred to this opportunity by an Austin Water employee? If yes, please provide the employee's full name. (Open Ended Question) Optional & Required Documents Required DocumentsOptional Documents Cover Letter Resume
City of Austin, TX Austin, TX, United States
May 25, 2019
Full Time
Posting Title Contract Management Specialist III Job Requisition Number COA080207 Position Number 115780 Job Type Full-Time Division Name Financial Services Minimum Qualifications Graduation with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in a field related to Business Administration, Public Administration, plus four years of experience in a related field. Experience may substitute for education up to the maximum of four (4) years. A Master's Degree may substitute for required experience up to two (2) years Licenses or Certifications: None Notes to Applicants This position is a member of the Park and Recreation Department's ( PARD ) Contract Management team. Responsibilities include; The position requires a candidate who is a subject matter expert for the contract compliance and purchasing unit and department customers. Monitor contracts for compliance, coordinate renewals and amendments, process purchase orders, Solicit and award informal bids and conduct monthly audits on current contracts. Monitoring the revenue payments of concessionaire contracts and preparing the annual concession report for presentation to the Parks and Recreation Board. Provide notice of Corporate Purchasing solicitation opportunities to all departmental divisions and maintaining a database of solicitation opportunities and division responses. Serve as the back up to the department's grant processes. Coordinate the submission of materials to the Director's Office for both Concessions and Contracts Committee and the Parks and Recreation Board. Monitor and update the department's master contract. Conduct desk reviews on every active PARD contract on an annual basis and develop and update a database of the compliance reviews. Application Instructions: Detailed, complete Employment Application is required to help better evaluate the applicant's qualifications - minimum and preferred as noted on the job posting. Detailed, complete Employment Application (employment dates must include month and year) will be used to determine salary if the applicant is the top candidate that is selected for this position. Applicants must include on their Employment Application all experience (work and/or volunteer) related to this job posting - up to 10 years or more. Verification of employment history dates on resume should match online Employment Application - Statements such as "See Resume" will not be accepted. Employment history dates must include month and year. Resume will not be accepted in lieu of a complete online application. Work/Location Schedule Notes: May be required to work during special events, evenings, weekends & holidays. Work schedule and location is subject to change based on department needs and programs. 90 Day Provision for Additional Vacancy: This posting may be used to fill other vacancies in other divisions/work locations within the City of Austin Parks and Recreation Department. Decisions on assigned selection will be made at the time of hire based on the business needs of the department. Military/Veteran Preference for Interview Process: An applicant claiming Military/Veteran status must provide a copy of his or her DD-214(s), or valid comparable document, at the time of interview. Driver's License and Certifications : If you are selected for this position, and meet the Driver Safety Standards in the City of Austin Driver Safety Program, you may drive when necessary to multiple locations as part of your regular job duties. Otherwise, you are responsible for getting to and from these locations. Posting Closure: The Parks and Recreation Department reserves the right to close posted positions prior to the advertised close date, based on recruitment strategies and business needs. Pay Range $23.65 - $30.12 per hour. Hours Days and Hours: This is a 40 hour per week position and shifts for this position will be Monday through Friday, 8 AM - 5 PM. May be required to work during special events, evenings, weekends & holidays. Work schedule and location is subject to change based on department needs and programs. Job Close Date 06/14/2019 Type of Posting External Department Parks & Recreation Regular/Temporary Regular Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable Category Professional Location 200 S. Lamar Blvd. Austin, TX 78704 Preferred Qualifications Preferred Qualifications: Master's Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in Business Administration, Public Administration, or a related field. Two (2) years of experience leading department-wide procurement activities related to the purchase of equipment, goods, and services, in compliance with local, state, and federal guidelines. Certified Texas Contract Manager ( CTCM ) Certification. Ability to travel to more than one work location. Duties, Functions and Responsibilities Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned. Prepares for bids process by gathering and coordinating contract requirements from designated departmental liaisons, deciding appropriate commodities or scope of work to include on contract bid; recommending and preparing effective supplemental terms and conditions, and drafting purchase documents for bid. May also perform spot buying off existing contracts (per Central Purchasing policy limitations). Develops and maintains contract database(s) spreadsheets and/or other contract management software tools. Enters data into the system of record and generates approval documents to support purchases. Establishes budgeted base and resolves variances. Submits and/or coordinates submission of requisitions, evaluates bid files and prepares recommendations for award. Develops and manages requirements for complex contracts or grants for effectiveness by monitoring budgeted amounts to expended amount and/or contract's dollar balance and time remaining, recommending whether to extend an existing contract or prepare for a new bid process, processing contract modifications and performing contract releasing activities. Manages contractor and subcontractor performance for compliance to contract terms and conditions by monitoring contractor performance which includes but not limited to inspecting product to ensure compliance with specifications, preparing and discussing contractor performance evaluations with the contractor and/or departmental liaison to explain performance evaluations and obtain feedback, and reporting and resolving complex contractual issues. Prepares and/or develops reports by collecting, analyzing and summarizing information regarding contractor performance, supply chain effectiveness, contract expenditures, purchase history, etc., for reporting to management, team members and customers. Manages supply chain by reviewing status of selected materials, identifying problems and recommending and/or implementing solutions. Coordinating product demonstrations. Provides technical and contractual assistance by developing, advertising, coordinating and conducting workshops, training sessions and orientation sessions. Conducts site visits to educate contractors and subcontractors about contract requirements, to conduct interviews with contract workers, to obtain payroll records for audit purposes and/or to inspect products to ensure compliance with contract requirements. Develops requirements for new contracts by researching purchase history and product information; coordinating and compiling requirements; deciding and preparing effective supplemental terms and conditions; deciding and preparing effective contractor performance measurements. Researches and responds to inquiries from City Council, City Management, Boards and Commissions, vendors, and other stakeholders. Responsibilities- Supervision and/or Leadership Exercised: May provide leadership, work assignments, evaluation, training, and guidance to others. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed. Knowledge of contract law, contracting practices, regulations, policies and techniques. Knowledge of contract development, contract language, terms, conditions, etc. Knowledge of Federal, State and Local laws. Knowledge of city practice, policy and procedures. Skill in oral and written communication. Skill in handling multiple tasks and prioritizing. Skill in using computers and related software applications. Skill in data analysis and problem solving. Skill in planning and organizing. Ability to evaluate contract agreements. Ability to write specific terms or conditions for contracts. Ability to enforce contractual obligations. Ability to evaluate contractor performance Ability to resolve complex problems. Ability to leading a work group. Ability to work with frequent interruptions and changes in priorities. Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with other City employees and the public. Criminal Background Investigation This position has been approved for a Criminal Background Investigation. EEO/ADA City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or TTY (512) 974-2445. The City of Austin will not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, creed, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, age, religion, veteran status, disability, or sexual orientation. In addition, the City will not discriminate in employment decisions on the basis of an individual's AIDS , AIDS Related Complex, or HIV status; nor will the City discriminate against individuals who are perceived to be at risk of HIV infection, or who associate with individuals who are believed to be at risk. Information For City Employees: If you are an employee within the department, are in good standing and meet both the minimum and preferred qualifications, then you will receive an initial interview. Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). * The Contract Management Specialist III position requires Graduation with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in a field related to Business Administration, Public Administration, plus four years of experience in a related field. Experience may substitute for education up to the maximum of four (4) years. A Master's Degree may substitute for required experience up to two (2) years Do you meet these qualifications? Yes No * If identified as a top candidate, do you agree to a criminal background check (CBI)? Yes No * This position requires traveling to multiple sites as part of the regular job duties. Will you be able to meet this requirement? Yes No * Do you possess a Master's Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in Business Administration, Public Administration, or a related field? Yes. No. * Please describe your experience leading department-wide procurement activities related to the puchase of equipment, goods, and services in compliance with local, state and federal guidelines. Please include the number of years of experience and the position/employer where the experience was gained. (Open Ended Question) * Do you currently hold a Certified Texas Contract Manager Certification? Yes, I currently possess this certification. No, I do not currently possess this certification. Optional & Required Documents Required Documents Cover Letter Resume Optional Documents
City of Austin, TX Austin, TX, United States
May 25, 2019
Full Time
Posting Title Engineer B or C (2 Positions Available) Job Requisition Number COA080206 Position Number 109989 Job Type Full-Time Division Name Office of the City Engineer Minimum Qualifications Engineer B Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in Engineering or in a field related to the job, plus six (6)years engineering experience acquired either before and/or after licensing as a professional engineer Licenses or Certifications: State of Texas Professional Engineer License at the time of hire Engineer C Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in Engineering or in a field related to the job, plus eight (8) years engineering experience acquired either before and/or after licensing as a professional engineer Licenses or Certifications: State of Texas Professional Engineer License at the time of hire Notes to Applicants These positions under limited/minimal supervision and using considerable latitude for imitative and independent judgement, perform complex engineering work that includes: engineering reviews, overseeing work in support of the ROW development/construction, maintenance, alteration of structures. May perform engineering design and planning. A detailed, complete City of Austin employment application is required to help us better evaluate your qualifications. For each position, please describe your specific experience as it relates to the minimum and preferred qualifications. Please be thorough in completing the employment application and list all experience that is relevant to this position. If you are selected as the top candidate, starting salary will be based on overall relevant experience. Driving is considered an essential function of this position, and a valid Texas driver license and current driving record that meets the requirements of the City of Austin Driver Safety Program are required. This position is considered "essential" to maintain critical operations and core services, including public health, safety and utility services, in the event of an emergency. This means employees in this position will be required to report to work even in the event of bad weather, natural disaster, or other unforeseen circumstances that necessitate an emergency closure of City operations. If you are identified as a top candidate, verification of your education, which may include High School graduation or GED , undergraduate and/or graduate degrees, will be required. Pay Range $41.78 - $55.31 Commensurate Hours 8 am - 5 pm Hours may vary depending on work demands and business needs. Job Close Date 06/07/2019 Type of Posting External Department Public Works Regular/Temporary Regular Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable Category Professional Location 4411 Meinardus Dr. Austin Texas 78744 Preferred Qualifications Civil or Structural Texas P.E. License. Experience with the Right-of-Way design/construction projects. Experience in reviewing engineering plans and projects. Experience and knowledge of HMAC mix design and Standard Specifications. Experience and knowledge of concrete mix design and Standard Specifications. Ability to communicate effectively in oral or written format to variety of audiences. Ability to travel to more than one work location. Duties, Functions and Responsibilities For the Duties, Functions and Responsibilities of this position, please click the appropriate job description below: Engineer B Job Description Engineer C Job Description Knowledge, Skills and Abilities For the Knowledge, Skills and Abilities of this position, please click the appropriate job description below: Engineer B Job Description Engineer C Job Description Criminal Background Investigation This position does not require a Criminal Background Investigation EEO/ADA City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or TTY (512) 974-2445. Information For City Employees: If you are an employee within the department, are in good standing and meet both the minimum and preferred qualifications, then you will receive an initial interview. Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). * This position is posted as an Engineer B or C. The minimum qualifications for the positions include: ENGINEER B: Graduation with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in a field related to engineering, plus six (6) years experiencein engineering, acquired either before and/or after licensing as a professional engineer. Licensed Professional Engineer (PE) in the State of Texas. ENGINEER C: Graduation with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Engineering or in a field related to the job, plus eight (8) years engineering experience acquired either before and/or after licensing as a professional engineer. Licensed Professional Engineer (PE) in the State of Texas Do your qualifications meet either of the above described positions? Yes No * This position requires traveling to multiple sites as part of the regular job duties. Will you be able to meet this requirement? Yes No * Do you have a Civil or Structural Texas P.E. License, and can you please describe your experience? (Open Ended Question) * Please describe your experience with the Right-of-Way design/construction projects. (Open Ended Question) * Please describe your experience in reviewing engineering plans and projects. (Open Ended Question) * Please describe your experience and knowledge of HMAC mix design and Standard Specifications. (Open Ended Question) * Please describe your experience and knowledge of concrete mix designs and Standard Specifications. (Open Ended Question) * Please describe your ability to communicate in oral or written format to a variety of audiences. (Open Ended Question) Optional & Required Documents Required Documents Cover Letter ResumeOptional Documents
City of Austin, TX Austin, TX, United States
May 25, 2019
Full Time
Posting Title Human Resources Specialist- Leave Management (FMLA & ADA) Job Requisition Number COA080205 Position Number 103902 Job Type Full-Time Division Name Police Headquarters Minimum Qualifications Graduation with an Associate degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in a related field, plus two (2) years of related HR experience. Any combination of education and/or experience may be substituted for the minimum qualifications. Notes to Applicants This position will play a critical role in the Professional Standards Division supporting staff members with FMLA / ADA and Workers' Compensation functions. This position reports to a civilian supervisor. Primary duties of this position will include: -Assist the FMLA Coordinator with supporting our FMLA program and request for accommodation under the Americans with Disability Act ( ADA ). -Provide guidance to employees, Supervisors and Managers regarding FMLA and ADA request. -Administer Workers' Compensation claims for the Austin Police Department. -Experience in facilitating training and delivering presentations. Top Candidate/s may be required to take a skills assessment. **When completing the City of Austin employment application: A detailed, complete City of Austin application is required for the position to help us better evaluate your qualifications. For each of your positions, please describe your specific experience as it relates to the minimum and preferred qualifications. Please be thorough in completing the employment application and list all experience that is relevant to this position, including your supervisory and/or leadership experience if applicable. This is the criteria that will be used to select candidates for interview, and the starting salary will be based on overall relevant experience. A resume and cover letter must be submitted to be considered for this position. Please note that your resume will not substitute for a complete employment application. Statements such as "see resume" will not be accepted. When completing the Supplemental Questions, please note that your answers must be supported by information contained in your application. **If you are selected to interview: Military/Veterans must provide a copy of their DD214 at the time of initial interview to receive military/veteran interview preference If you are identified as a top candidate, verification of your education, to include High School graduation or GED , undergraduate and/or graduate degrees, will be required. If you are selected for this position, and meet the Driver Safety Standards in the City of Austin Driver Safety Program, you may drive when necessary to multiple locations as part of your regular job duties. Otherwise, you are responsible for getting to and from these locations. If assigned to drive a City vehicle, the top candidate will need to meet the standards of the City of Austin Driver Safety Program. Information regarding the City's Driver Safety Program standards can be found here: http://www.austintexas.gov/sites/default/files/files/Employment/new_hire_driver_safety_standards.pdf. Pay Range $20.47 - $26.04 Hourly Rate Hours Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Hours may vary due to operational needs. Evenings may be required. Job Close Date 06/07/2019 Type of Posting External Department Police Regular/Temporary Regular Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable Category Professional Location 1520 Rutherford Ln, Bldg 2, Austin TX 78754 Preferred Qualifications Experience processing Family Medical Leave Act ( FMLA ) to include handling request, administrating forms, and following up with responsible parties. Experience in facilitating requests for accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act ( ADA ). Experience in facilitating Workers' Compensation claims under the Texas Department of Insurance Statues, Law and Rules. Advanced Microsoft Suite skills: Word, Excel, Outlook and Power Point. Ability to travel to more than one work location. Duties, Functions and Responsibilities Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned. Assists in implementing, administering, and evaluating HR programs. Assists in developing and implementing systems, policies, procedures, strategies, and process work flows for use within departments. Provides information to employees in assigned area(s) of responsibility, and conducts basic research and makes appropriate recommendations based on findings. Provides advice and counsel to management and other employee groups related to compliance with and the communication, interpretation, and implementation of City personnel policies and other relevant employment laws and regulations. Assists in solving HR problems, creating best practices, making recommendations, and monitoring implementation of agreed-upon actions until the problem has been resolved. Researches information as requested and/or needed; compiles data; and writes informational memos, letters, reports, forms, plans, documents, and queries using computer, spreadsheets, databases, or presentation software. Assists in the analysis of morale indicators such as but not limited to surveys, turnover, and grievances; and presents recommendations within the area of specialization for corrective action when needed. Collaborates and participates on teams with HR and other stakeholders. Responsibilities- Supervision and/or Leadership Exercised: May provide leadership, work assignments, evaluation, training, and guidance to others. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed. Knowledge of assigned HR area. Knowledge of Federal, State, and Local laws and ordinances governing personnel activities. Knowledge of City practices, policies, and procedures. Skill in oral and written communication. Skill in handling multiple tasks and prioritizing. Skill in using computers and related software. Skill in data analysis and problem solving. Skill in planning and organizing. Ability to handle hostility, conflict, and uncertain situations. Ability to work with frequent interruptions and changes in priorities. Ability to train others. Ability to develop and maintain current knowledge in the assigned HR areas. Ability to develop and maintain knowledge and skill in the use of computerized tools, databases, and communications techniques used in HR. Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with other City employees and the public. Criminal Background Investigation This position has been approved for a Criminal Background Investigation. EEO/ADA City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or TTY (512) 974-2445. Information For City Employees: If you are an employee within the department, are in good standing and meet both the minimum and preferred qualifications, then you will receive an initial interview. Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). * This position requires graduation with an Associate degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in a related field, plus two (2) years of related HR experience. Any combination of education and/or experience may be substituted for the minimum qualifications. Do you meet the minimum qualifications? Yes No * How many years of experience do you have processing FMLA including handling requests, administering forms, and following up with responsible parties? None Less than 1 year 1-2 years 2-4 years 5 or more years * Describe your experience processing FMLA to include handling requests, administering forms, and following up with responsible parties. (Open Ended Question) * How many years of experience do you have facilitating requests for accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)? None Less than 1 year 1 to less than 2 years 2 to less than 3 years 3 to less than 4 years 4 or more years * Describe your experience in facilitating requests for accommodations under the American with Disabilities Act (ADA). (Open Ended Question) * How many years of professional TX Workers' Compensation experience do you have? None 1 year of experience 2-3 years of experience 4-5 years of experience More than 5 years of experience * Briefly describe your knowledge of the Texas Workers' Compensation Regulations, and the claims handling process. (Open Ended Question) * Which of the following best describes your proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, specifically with Word, Excel, and Outlook? No experience Basic: create/edit simple documents, spreadsheets, & emails Intermediate: create/edit a variety of documents & spreadsheets; reformat document features such as color, font style and size of text, change page size/width, & filter/sort data fields Advanced: create/edit complex documents & spreadsheets; integrate features such as tables, charts, mathematic formulas, hyperlinks, graphics; data/mail merge, import data from one document to another * This position requires traveling to multiple sites as part of the regular job duties. Will you be able to meet this requirement? Yes No * If identified as a top candidate, do you agree to a Criminal Background Investigation (CBI)? Yes No Optional & Required Documents Required Documents Cover Letter Resume Optional Documents
City of Austin, TX Austin, TX, United States
May 25, 2019
Full Time
Posting Title Animal Protection Officer Job Requisition Number COA080204 Position Number 104133 Job Type Full-Time Division Name Field Services Minimum Qualifications • Graduation from an accredited high school or equivalent, plus one (1) year of experience in a field related to customer service Licenses or Certifications: • Valid Texas Class C Driver's License. The following certifications relevant to the job must be obtained within the given timelines. The City will pay for any certifications obtained while employed with the City of Austin • Basic Animal Control Certification must be completed within six (6) months of hire. • Notary Public must be obtained within six (6) months of hire. Notes to Applicants The Animal Protection unit is seeking someone who will share our commitment to the programs and services that support the shelter's live outcome goal. We work to build trust in the community through a message that balances community engagement with enforcement. Our goal is to explore available options to ensure that the Austin/Travis County animals remain with their families whenever possible. They will minimize the need for animal sheltering services by effectively addressing an individual's barriers to pet retention and connecting the individual with the resources that will enable them to keep their pet in the home. By providing resources as well as listening to concerns, the Animal Protection Unit does its part to keep the City of Austin No-Kill. The Animal Protection Officer will respond to citizen calls for animal service issues including but not limited to: rabies exposure investigations, stray animals, police assists, animal neglect investigations, and injured animals. Additional support to our goal is to communicate with citizens about bite prevention and responsible pet ownership. This position will safely and humanely capture and transport animals, including those who are sick, injured or potentially dangerous. You'll need to be able to work on the weekends or holidays since this position is an "essential" position. Regarding Your Application: Please be sure to detail on the application all previous employment that you wish to be considered as part of your qualifications. A detailed, complete employment application is required. It helps us to better evaluate your qualifications and will be used to determine salary if you are selected for this position. Be sure to provide job title and employment dates for all jobs you wish to be considered. A cover letter and résumé are required, but will not substitute for a complete employment application. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Please include contact information from previous employers. A cover letter is also required. In the cover letter candidates should describe, in concise detail, their interest in this position and highlight any prior experience that is relevant to this position. *Writing skills will be evaluated by cover letters and answers to supplemental questions. Please limit responses to supplemental questions to 250 words or less. * If you are selected to interview: Military/Veterans must provide a copy of their DD214 at the time of initial interview to receive military/veteran interview preference. If you are selected for hire: You must provide proof of education which may include your official college transcript, High School diploma, GED or equivalent degree and your professional licenses. A Criminal Background check ( CBI ) will be conducted. Additional Information: Austin Public Health/Animal Service Office worksite locations are tobacco-free. Use of tobacco products and/or e-cigarettes is not permitted on any APH / ASO worksite - including construction sites, parking lot, or in any personal vehicle located on the premises. This position requires travel during the workday. Please Note this posting may close anytime after 7 days Pay Range $15.82 - $18.57 Commensurate Hours This position will work 40 hours per week; the schedule will include one weekend day. This position may be required to work on official City of Austin holidays. Days and hours subject to change with notice. This position is considered "essential," employees may be required to report to work when the City of Austin offices are otherwise closed (bad weather, etc.). Job Close Date 06/06/2019 Type of Posting External Department Animal Services Regular/Temporary Regular Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable Category Technical Location Austin Animal Center, 7201 Levander Loop 78702 Preferred Qualifications Bilingual Spanish. Animal Control Officer Certified. Experience working with all members of the public. Minimum one (1) year of animal handling experience in a work or volunteer setting. Minimum one (1) year experience in a customer service field that required face to face customer interaction on a regular basis. Excellent writing skills. Duties, Functions and Responsibilities Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned. 1. Safely and humanely capture and transport animals, including those who are sick, injured or potentially dangerous. 2. Investigate reports of rabies exposure, dangerous or vicious animals and proper care violations. 3. Participate in prevention services such as teaching bite prevention classes, responsible pet ownership classes, etc. Contribute to the programs and services that support the shelter's live outcome goal. 4. Establish quarantines and oversee home observations. 5. Respond to observed or reported emergency situations and ordinance violations as well as after-hours emergency calls as needed at the request of citizens and other government agencies such as the Austin Police Department. 6. Answer citizen questions and provide assistance, education regarding responsible animal ownership/ordinance requirements and assist in complaint mediation. 7. Write reports and record data on appropriate log/forms. 8. Dispatch service calls to field personnel. 9. Issue citations; obtain affidavits and testify in court. 10. Euthanize animals when necessary with understanding and compassion for the animal. Responsibilities- Supervision and/or Leadership Exercised: None. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed. • Knowledge of animal services and related programs. • Knowledge of State and local laws, regulations and ordinances concerning animal related issues/complaints. • Knowledge of City of Austin and Travis County streets, roads, etc. • Skill in safely handling wild, domestic and livestock animals, including those with unknown temperament. • Skill in using computers and related software applications. • Skill in establishing and maintaining good working relationships with other City employees and the public. • Skill in the use of tools used to capture, restrain and transport animals. • Skill in verbal and written communication, including the ability to draft grammatically correct, concise reports under strict deadlines. • Skill in public speaking. • Skill in handling multiple tasks, prioritizing and problem solving under pressure. • Ability to work with frequent interruptions and changes in priorities. • Ability to identify animal species and breeds. • Ability to diffuse heated encounters, both human and animal. • Adhere to disease management and safety protocols. Criminal Background Investigation This position has been approved for a Criminal Background Investigation. EEO/ADA City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or TTY (512) 974-2445. Information For City Employees: If you are an employee within the department, are in good standing and meet both the minimum and preferred qualifications, then you will receive an initial interview. Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). This position requires a graduation from High School or equivalent, plus one (1) year of customer service experience. Do you meet these qualifications? Yes No This position requires: A current certification with the State of Texas as an Animal Control Officer or that you obtain one within six (6) months of hire. Must have or obtain chemical immobilization certification within six (6) months of hire. Must have or obtain Notary Public within six (6) months of hire. A valid Texas Class C Driver's license or the ability to obtain one prior to start date. Do you, or will you be able to meet these requirements? Yes No Describe the types of animal species you have verifiable work experience with. Briefly describe your experience. (Open Ended Question) This position has interaction with the public and first class customer service is essential. Explain your experience dealing with the public while on the job. (Open Ended Question) Briefly describe your experience resolving a customer service related issue or resolving a dispute between people? (Open Ended Question) Select the statement that best describes your English/Spanish bilingual ability. Speak both English and Spanish fluently Speak some Spanish Understand some Spanish Fluent in English only Fluent in Spanish only The minimum physical demands for working in this position are :continuous outdoor activity, frequent sitting, standing, walking, squatting, bending, twisting upper body, climbing, exposure to extreme heat, cold, inclement weather, noise, mechanical hazards, fume/odor/dust hazards, electrical hazards, occasional kneeling, crawling, carrying/lifting up to a minimum of 50lbs., client/ customer contact, and indoor activity. Are you able to meet these physical demands with or without reasonable accommodations? Yes No Are you able to work varying hours, weekends and holidays as required by this position? Yes No If identified as a top candidate, do you agree to a Criminal Background Investigation (CBI)? Yes No In the prior twelve months have you been employed by, owned any interest in, or been an officer or board member, for any business entity, including a non-profit organization, that is transacting any business with the City of Austin, including a recipient of any contracts, grants, or any funds of any kind from the City of Austin? Yes No Don't know Optional & Required Documents Required Documents Cover Letter ResumeOptional Documents
City of Austin, TX Austin, TX, United States
May 25, 2019
Full Time
Posting Title Environmental Compliance Associate Job Requisition Number COA080203 Position Number 108729 Job Type Full-Time Division Name Water Conservation Minimum Qualifications Graduation with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Environmental Science, Life Science, Natural Science, or related field, plus two (2) years of relevant experience. Graduation with a Master's degree from an accredited college or university may substitute for two (2) years of the required experience. One (1) additional year of experience may substitute for one (1) year of the required education with a maximum substitution of four (4) years. Licenses or Certifications: May require a valid State of Texas Class C Driver License and ability to meet driver eligibility standards detailed in the City of Austin Driver Safety Program. Notes to Applicants Working with Austin Water provides a number of health and welfare benefits such as low-cost medical, dental, vision, paid leave time, a highly competitive retirement plan, training opportunities and more. Please click HERE for more information. When completing the City of Austin employment application: Please be sure to detail on the application all previous employment that you wish to be considered as part of your qualifications. A detailed, complete employment application is required. It helps us to better evaluate your qualifications and will be used to determine salary if you are selected for this position. Be sure to provide job titles, employment dates, and description of duties for all jobs you wish to be considered. A cover letter is required. In the cover letter candidates should describe, in concise detail, their interest in this position and highlight any prior experience that is relevant to this position. If you are selected as a top candidate: Verification of your education (which may include high school graduation or GED , undergraduate and/or graduate degrees) will be required. You must provide proof of education from an accredited organization/institution. If you are identified as a top candidate and are in the military or a military veteran, you will need to provide a copy the Member 4 page of your DD-214 prior to confirming a start date. Must be able to acquire a TCEQ Licensed Irrigation Inspector (L.I.I.) license within one year of employment A valid Texas Class "C" driver's license is required. This position requires a criminal background investigation. The work hours for this position will change seasonally and will include after-hours/overnight shifts to last months at a time. Travel Requirement: Applicants must be at least 18 years old, and if required for the position, or if driving a City vehicle or a personal vehicle for City business , hold a current applicable driver's license, and have no more than six (6) points assessed on Driver Record Evaluation ( DRE ). Please review the City of Austin Driving Standards to assess your driving record. DRE will be verified through the Department of Public Safety. Job Offer is contingent on having a driving record that meets the City's Driver Record Evaluation Standards. Effective October 1, 2014, all Austin Water worksite locations are tobacco-free. Use of tobacco products and/or e-cigarettes is not permitted on any AW worksite - including construction sites, parking lot, garage or in any personal vehicle located on the premises. Pay Range $18.05 - $22.51 Commensurate Hours Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm with some flexibility Work hours change seasonally to include overnight shifts for months at a time Job Close Date 06/06/2019 Type of Posting External Department Austin Water Utility Regular/Temporary Regular Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable Category Professional Location Waller Creek Center, 625 E. 10th St., Austin , TX Preferred Qualifications Experience working in code enforcement and managing code enforcement issues, including reviewing documentation to determine compliance with code, rules and regulations Demonstrated experience providing excellent customer service, problem-solving and conflict resolution skills facilitating resolution of customer issues Ability to understand regulatory code language and experience interpreting and explaining technical data, policies and procedures to a wide audience including citizens, plumbers, and contractors Experience drafting code enforcement documents, including Reminder Notices, Notice of Violations, and assessing fines Experience using Geographic Information System ( GIS ) applications Experience using a database and maintaining data to track compliance Ability to acquire a TCEQ Licensed Irrigation Inspector (L.I.I.) license within one year of employment A valid Texas Class "C" driver's license is required Duties, Functions and Responsibilities Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned. Coordinates, directs, and/or conducts investigations and surveys related to environmental issues and programs. Develops sampling protocol and standard operating procedures. Responds to and directs spills and complaint actions. Provides technical information and assistance to internal and external customers. Develops and implements rules, code changes, and training programs. Implements permitting and registration programs. Reviews and interprets policies, codes, regulations, ordinances, plans, and proposals for compliance. Researches, develops, presents, and/or submits incident, inspection, and technical reports/cases to appropriate agency/personnel. Participates in and/or leads City-wide initiatives, task forces, and committees. Resolves appeals of permit denials. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed. Knowledge of applicable processes, techniques, and methods. Knowledge of City practices, policies, and procedures. Skill in handling conflict and uncertain situations. Skill in handling multiple tasks and prioritizing. Skill in using computers and related software applications. Skill in data analysis and problem solving. Ability to establish and maintain effective communication and working relationships with City employees and the public. Ability to work with frequent interruptions and changes in priorities. Criminal Background Investigation This position has been approved for a Criminal Background Investigation. EEO/ADA City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or TTY (512) 974-2445. Information For City Employees: If you are an employee within the department, are in good standing and meet both the minimum and preferred qualifications, then you will receive an initial interview. Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). * The minimum qualifications for this job are graduation from an accredited four (4) year college or university with major coursework in Environmental Science, Life Science, Natural Science or related field, plus two (2) years of relevant experience. Master's degree may substitute for two (2) years of the required experience. One (1) additional year of experience may substitute for one (1) year of the required education with a maximum substitution of four (4) years. Do you meet the minimum qualifications for this job? Yes No * Please describe how you meet these minimum qualifications. Please detail how you meet the educational requirements, account for the years of related experience, and explain any substitutions of experience for education, or vice-versa (if applicable). Indicate the position(s) listed on your application that support(s) your answer. (Open Ended Question) * How many years of experience do you have managing code enforcement issues, including reviewing documentation to determine compliance with code, rules and regulations? Less than 1 year 1-3 years 3-5 years 5 or more years * Describe your experience managing code enforcement issues, including reviewing documentation to determine compliance with code, rules, and regulations, and indicate the position(s) listed on your application that support(s) your answer. (Open Ended Question) * Providing excellent customer service is essential in this position. Please describe your experience working with the public and facilitating the resolution of customer issues. (Open Ended Question) * Please describe in detail your experience working in regulatory enforcement and using regulatory code language. Please include the specific positions in which you performed this work. (Open Ended Question) * Describe your experience communicating and interpreting technical information to non-technical audiences. (Open Ended Question) * How many years of experience do you have in drafting code enforcement documents, including Reminder Notices, Notice of Violations, and assessing fines? None Less than two (2) years At least two (2) years but less than four (4) years At least four (4) years but less than six (6) years Six (6) or more years * In concise detail, describe your experience using databases and maintaining data to track compliance. (Open Ended Question) * This position requires skill in problem solving and conflict resolution. Briefly describe any experience using these skills in your current or previous positions. (Open Ended Question) * Work hours change seasonally to include evening/overnight shifts for months at a time. Are you willing to work evening/overnight hours, as needed? Yes No * Do you currently hold a TCEQ Licensed Irrigation Inspector (L.I.I.) license, or are you able to acquire the license within one (1) year of employment? Yes, I currently hold a TCEQ Licensed Irrigation Inspector license I do not currently hold a TCEQ Licensed Irrigation Inspector license but can obtain one within (1) year of employment No, I cannot obtain a TCEQ Licensed Irrigation Inspector license. * Do you have a valid Texas Driver License or the ability to acquire one by hire date? Yes No * If identified as a top candidate, do you agree to a Criminal Background Investigation (CBI)? Yes No * Were you referred to this opportunity by an Austin Water employee? If yes, please provide the employee's full name. (Open Ended Question) Optional & Required Documents Required Documents Cover Letter Optional Documents
City of Austin, TX Austin, TX, United States
May 25, 2019
Full Time
Posting Title Environmental Compliance Specialist Job Requisition Number COA080201 Position Number 104661 Job Type Full-Time Division Name Water Conservation Minimum Qualifications Graduation with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Environmental Science, Life Science, Natural Science, or related field, plus four (4) years of relevant experience. Graduation with a Master's degree from an accredited college or university may substitute for two (2) years of the required experience. One (1) additional year of experience may substitute for one (1) year of the required education with a maximum substitution of four (4) years. Licenses or Certifications: May require a valid State of Texas Class C Driver License and the ability to meet driver eligibility standards detailed in the City of Austin Driver Safety Program. Notes to Applicants Working with Austin Water provides a number of health and welfare benefits such as low-cost medical, dental, vision, paid leave time, a highly competitive retirement plan, training opportunities and more. Please click HERE for more information. When completing the City of Austin employment application: Please be sure to detail on the application all previous employment that you wish to be considered as part of your qualifications. A detailed, complete employment application is required. It helps us to better evaluate your qualifications and will be used to determine salary if you are selected for this position. Be sure to provide job titles, employment dates, and description of duties for all jobs you wish to be considered. A cover letter is required. In the cover letter candidates should describe, in concise detail, their interest in this position and highlight any prior experience that is relevant to this position. If you are selected as a top candidate: Verification of your education (which may include high school graduation or GED , undergraduate and/or graduate degrees) will be required. You must provide proof of education from an accredited organization/institution. If you are identified as a top candidate and are in the military or a military veteran, you will need to provide a copy the Member 4 page of your DD-214 prior to confirming a start date. Must be able to acquire a TCEQ Licensed Irrigation Inspector (L.I.I.) license within one year of employment A valid Texas Class "C" driver's license is required. This position requires a criminal background investigation. The work hours for this position will change seasonally and will include after-hours/overnight shifts to last months at a time. Travel Requirement: Applicants must be at least 18 years old, and if required for the position, or if driving a City vehicle or a personal vehicle for City business , hold a current applicable driver's license, and have no more than six (6) points assessed on Driver Record Evaluation ( DRE ). Please review the City of Austin Driving Standards to assess your driving record. DRE will be verified through the Department of Public Safety. Job Offer is contingent on having a driving record that meets the City's Driver Record Evaluation Standards. Effective October 1, 2014, all Austin Water worksite locations are tobacco-free. Use of tobacco products and/or e-cigarettes is not permitted on any AW worksite - including construction sites, parking lot, garage or in any personal vehicle located on the premises. Pay Range $22.83 - $28.69 Commensurate Hours Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm with some flexibility Work hours change seasonally to include overnight shifts for months at a time Job Close Date 06/06/2019 Type of Posting External Department Austin Water Utility Regular/Temporary Regular Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable Category Professional Location Waller Creek Center, 625 East 10th Street, Austin, Texas Preferred Qualifications Experience working in code enforcement and managing code enforcement issues, including reviewing documentation to determine compliance with code, rules and regulations Demonstrated experience providing excellent customer service, problem-solving and conflict resolution skills facilitating resolution of customer issues Ability to understand regulatory code language and experience interpreting and explaining technical data, policies and procedures to a wide audience including citizens, plumbers, and contractors Experience drafting code enforcement documents, including Reminder Notices, Notice of Violations, and assessing fines Experience using Geographic Information System ( GIS ) applications Experience using a database and maintaining data to track compliance Ability to acquire a TCEQ Licensed Irrigation Inspector (L.I.I.) license within one year of employment A valid Texas Class "C" driver's license is required Duties, Functions and Responsibilities Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned. Coordinates, directs, and/or conducts investigations and surveys related to environmental issues and programs. Develops sampling protocol and standard operating procedures. Responds to and directs spills and complaint actions. Provides technical information and assistance to internal and external customers. Develops and implements rules, code changes, and training programs. Implements permitting and registration programs. Reviews and interprets policies, codes, regulations, ordinances, plans, and proposals for compliance. Researches, develops, presents, and/or submits incident, inspection, and technical reports/cases to appropriate agency/personnel. Participates in and/or leads City wide initiatives, task forces, and committees. Resolves appeals of permit denials. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed. Knowledge of applicable processes, techniques, and methods. Knowledge of City practices, policies, and procedures. Skill in handling conflict and uncertain situations. Skill in handling multiple tasks and prioritizing. Skill in using computers and related software applications. Skill in data analysis and problem solving. Ability to establish and maintain effective communication and working relationships with City employees and the public. Ability to work with frequent interruptions and changes in priorities. Criminal Background Investigation This position has been approved for a Criminal Background Investigation. EEO/ADA City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or TTY (512) 974-2445. Information For City Employees: If you are an employee within the department, are in good standing and meet both the minimum and preferred qualifications, then you will receive an initial interview. Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). * The minimum qualifications for this job are graduation from an accredited four (4) year college or university with major coursework in Environmental Science, Life Science, Natural Science or related field, plus four (4) years of relevant experience. A Master's degree may substitute for two (2) years of the required experience. One (1) additional year of experience may substitute for one (1) year of the required education with a maximum substitution of four (4) years. Do you meet the minimum qualifications for this job? Yes No * Please describe how you meet these minimum qualifications. Please detail how you meet the educational requirements, account for the years of related experience, and explain any substitutions of experience for education, or vice-versa (if applicable). Indicate the position(s) listed on your application that support(s) your answer. (Open Ended Question) * How many years of experience do you have managing code enforcement issues, including reviewing documentation to determine compliance with code, rules and regulations? Less than 1 year 1-3 years 3-5 years 5 or more years * Describe your experience managing code enforcement issues, including reviewing documentation to determine compliance with code, rules, and regulations, and indicate the position(s) listed on your application that support(s) your answer. (Open Ended Question) * Providing excellent customer service is essential in this position. Please describe your experience working with the public and facilitating the resolution of customer issues. (Open Ended Question) * Please describe in detail your experience working in regulatory enforcement and using regulatory code language. Please include the specific positions in which you performed this work. (Open Ended Question) * Describe your experience communicating and interpreting technical information to non-technical audiences. (Open Ended Question) * How many years of experience do you have in drafting code enforcement documents, including Reminder Notices, Notice of Violations, and assessing fines? None Less than two (2) years At least two (2) years but less than four (4) years At least four (4) years but less than six (6) years Six (6) or more years * In concise detail, describe your experience using databases and maintaining data to track compliance. (Open Ended Question) * This position requires skill in problem solving and conflict resolution. Briefly describe any experience using these skills in your current or previous positions. (Open Ended Question) * Work hours change seasonally to include evening/overnight shifts for months at a time. Are you willing to work evening/overnight hours, as needed? Yes No * Do you currently hold a TCEQ Licensed Irrigation Inspector (L.I.I.) license, or are you able to acquire the license within one (1) year of employment? Yes, I currently hold a TCEQ Licensed Irrigation Inspector license I do not currently hold a TCEQ Licensed Irrigation Inspector license but can obtain one within (1) year of employment No, I cannot obtain a TCEQ Licensed Irrigation Inspector license. * Do you have a valid Texas Driver License or the ability to acquire one by hire date? Yes No * If identified as a top candidate, do you agree to a Criminal Background Investigation (CBI)? Yes No * Were you referred to this opportunity by an Austin Water employee? If yes, please provide the employee's full name. (Open Ended Question) Optional & Required Documents Required Documents Cover Letter Optional Documents
City of Austin, TX Austin, TX, United States
May 25, 2019
Full Time
Posting Title Forestry Technician Job Requisition Number COA080200 Position Number 115368 Job Type Full-Time Division Name Natural Resources Minimum Qualifications Graduation from an accredited high school or equivalent, plus one (1) year of construction, maintenance, or landscaping experience, which included the use of power tools or motorized equipment. One (1) year of additional relevant experience may substitute for one (1) year of the required education with a maximum substitution of four (4) years. Licenses or Certifications: Must obtain Texas class "B" driver's license within three (3) months of employment. Notes to Applicants The City of Austin Parks and Recreation Department ( PARD ) provides, protects and preserves a park system that promotes quality recreational, cultural and outdoor experiences for the Austin community. The Forestry Technician iis responsible for performing proactive and reactive tree maintenance, as well as tree-related emergency response on city owned parkland. This includes operating a wide variety of hand tools and heavy equipment, often working aloft to prune and remove trees though the use of an aerial lift or secured tree climbing. Less frequently, this position will inspect trees for health and reporting findings to the Horticulturist Supervisor. Additionally, the Forestry Technician will provide support for public outreach and education events by working with stakeholders, citizens and other various workgroups. Application Instructions: Detailed, complete Employment Application is required to help better evaluate the applicant's qualifications - minimum and preferred as noted on the job posting. Detailed, complete Employment Application (employment dates must include month and year) will be used to determine salary if the applicant is the top candidate that is selected for this position. Applicants must include on their Employment Application all experience (work and/or volunteer) related to this job posting - up to 10 years or more. Verification of employment history dates on resume should match online Employment Application - Statements such as "See Resume" will not be accepted. Employment history dates must include month and year. Resume will not be accepted in lieu of a complete online application. Physical Requirements : Tasks may involve bending, lifting, walking, carrying or using a force equal to lifting up to fifty - one hundred (50-100) pounds. Must be physically and mentally able to communicate, respond and work with participant's needs and safety issues. Military/Veteran Preference for Interview Process : An applicant claiming Military/Veteran status must provide a copy of his or her DD-214(s), or valid comparable document, at the time of interview. Work/Location Schedule Notes: May be required to work during special events, evenings, weekends & holidays. This position will require traveling to multiple sites throughout the work day. Work schedule and location is subject to change based on department needs and programs. Driver's License and Certifications : If you are selected for this position, and meet the Driver Safety Standards in the City of Austin Driver Safety Program, you may drive when necessary to multiple locations as part of your regular job duties. Otherwise, you are responsible for getting to and from these locations. Must obtain Texas class "B" driver's license within three (3) months of employment. 90 Day Provision for Additional Vacancy: This posting may be used to fill other vacancies in other divisions/work locations within the City of Austin Parks and Recreation Department. Decisions on assigned selection will be made at the time of hire based on the business needs of the department. Pay Range $15.55 - $17.69 per hour. Hours Monday - Friday, 6am - 2:30pm Work Location/Schedule Notes: Some weekends, evenings and holiday work will be required. One week a month, employees will be on emergency on call status. Work schedule and location is subject to change based on department and program needs. Job Close Date 06/07/2019 Type of Posting External Department Parks & Recreation Regular/Temporary Regular Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable Category Technical Location Central Maint. Complex 2525 S Lakeshore Blvd, Austin, 78741 Preferred Qualifications Preferred Qualifications: One (1) year experience operating and maintaining heavy equipment used in the tree care industry. One (1) year tree climbing experience. One (1) year experience operating power tools such as chainsaws, for pruning limbs and/or removal of trees. Preferred Licenses: Certification - International Society of Arboriculture ( ISA ) as a Certified Arborist/Tree Worker. Commercial driver's license ( CDL ) holder. Applicants must obtain Texas class "B" driver's license within three (3) months of employment. Other: Ability to travel to more than one work location. Duties, Functions and Responsibilities Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned. Prune trees for public safety, aesthetics, and tree health.Plant and water trees throughout the City.Operate power tools and/or heavy equipment, i.e., brush truck, water truck, winch truck, back hoe, bobcat, etc. to remove/maintain trees, stumps, branches, and debris.Operate aquatic weed harvester to clear away weeds, shrubs, etc. from lakes.Operate vehicles used in tree forestation and maintenance.Inspect trees for disease or pests and treat accordingly.Clean and maintain tools and equipment.Operate two-way radio.Answer citizen questions and provide assistance. Responsibilities- Supervision and/or Leadership Exercised: None. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed. Knowledge of applicable processes, techniques, and methods. Knowledge of city practice, policy, and procedures. Skill in handling conflict and uncertain situations. Skill in handling multiple tasks and prioritizing. Skill in using computers and related software applications. Skill in data analysis and problem solving. Ability to establish and maintain effective communication and working relationships with city employees and the public. Ability to work with frequent interruptions and changes in priorities. Criminal Background Investigation This position has been approved for a Criminal Background Investigation. EEO/ADA City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or TTY (512) 974-2445. The City of Austin will not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, creed, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, age, religion, veteran status, disability, or sexual orientation. In addition, the City will not discriminate in employment decisions on the basis of an individual's AIDS , AIDS Related Complex, or HIV status; nor will the City discriminate against individuals who are perceived to be at risk of HIV infection, or who associate with individuals who are believed to be at risk. Information For City Employees: If you are an employee within the department, are in good standing and meet both the minimum and preferred qualifications, then you will receive an initial interview. Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). * This position requires High School diploma or GED, plus one (1) year of construction, maintenance, or landscaping experience, which included the use of power tools or motorized equipment. One (1) year of additional relevant experience may substitute for one (1) year of the required education with a maximum substitution of four (4) years. Do you meet these minimum qualifications? Yes No * Describe your experience working in an aerial lift and/or climbing for tree maintenance. (Open Ended Question) * What kind of heavy operating equipment experience do you have relating to forestry operations? (Open Ended Question) * Describe your experience in forestry-related Emergency Response Service. (Open Ended Question) * Are you certified by the International Society of Arboriculture as a Certified Arborist, Certified Tree Worker, or other relevant certification? Yes No * This position requires a Texas Class "B" commercial license. Do you currently have one or will you be able to obtain a Texas Class "B" license within 3 months of employment? Yes No * This position requires traveling to multiple sites as part of the regular job duties. Will you be able to meet this requirement?" Yes No * If identified as a top candidate, do you agree to a criminal background check (CBI)? Yes No Optional & Required Documents Required Documents Cover Letter Resume Optional Documents
City of Austin, TX Austin, TX, United States
May 24, 2019
Full Time
Posting Title Austin Resource Recovery Operator Senior (Reserved for ARR Department Employees Only) Job Requisition Number COA080188 Position Number 106673 Job Type Full-Time Division Name ARR Bulk Collection-1 Minimum Qualifications Education and/or Equivalent Experience: Graduation from an accredited high school or equivalent and three (3) years of driving experience with a Commercial Driver's License Licenses or Certifications: Current Class B* Commercial Driver's License. *Must obtain a Class A Commercial Driver's License and/or required endorsements within ninety (90) days of employment as required by position. To be considered for employment in this position applicants must comply with Department of Transportation Federal Regulations and the City of Austin Drug Policy. Notes to Applicants The Bulk Operator Senior position offers twice a year curbside manual bulk collection for City of Austin residential customers utilizing ARR vehicles and equipment. The Bulk Operator Senior/ CAP collects from curbside bulky items too large for the trash cart such as doors, carpet, furniture, appliances, passenger car tires, lumber and other items. Items are collected manually using a rear-loader vehicle and unloaded at the processing site. The hours for the Bulk position is 6:00 am to 4:30 pm Monday-Thursday, occasional Fridays. Employees will be required to work holidays, after hours or weekends, special events, and other areas due to business needs. The Clean Air Program ( CAP ) Operator Sr. will assist in the street sweeping protected bike lanes along with collection of bulk in the Clean Austin Program. Employees in these positions work in all types of weather (i.e. cold, rain, heat, etc.) and will be on their feet, walking, bending, stooping, and picking up heavy items for most of their work day. The hours for the CAP position is 6:30 am to 3:00 pm Monday-Friday. Employees will be required to work holidays, after hours or weekends, special events, and other areas due to business needs. A competency assessment may be required to verify your skill set. This posting may be used to fill other similar positions within Austin Resource Recovery outside of the division listed above. A detailed and complete employment application is required to help us better evaluate your qualifications and will be used to determine salary if you are selected for this position. Your application should reflect your complete employment history (to include all job duties responsibilities and employment dates) on your online application. The application is an official document; incomplete applications will not be considered (e.g., "see resume" or "see Linked In Profile"). The responses to the supplemental questions inquiring about experience should be reflected on your application. Driving on City business: This position must travel between various locations as part of the regular job duties and individual may be required to drive own personal vehicle or City vehicle. A driving record verification will be conducted. Applicants for positions for which City driving is an essential function must meet the standards of the program: age 18 or older, current applicable driver's license. A check will be made of moving violations and points assessed on Driver Record Evaluation ( DRE ) based on Department of Public Safety ( DPS ) Driver Record Report. This position falls under the COA safe driver program requirements. Go to the Driver Safety Program for more information: Click Here To View Driver Safety Program Veteran candidates will be required to provide a copy of their DD214 at the time of interview. Each individual who submits an Application as provided in the Municipal Civil Service Rules and meet the Minimum Qualifications for a Competitive Position shall be considered a Candidate for that Position. Employees, in Good Standing, who are Candidates within the Department or division that the Position resides in and who meet the Minimum and Preferred Qualifications (if any) of the Position will be included in the initial interview. NOTE : All Austin Resource Recovery locations are tobacco-free. Use of tobacco products and/or e-cigarettes is not permitted on any ARR worksite - including parking lot or in any personal vehicle located on the premises. Physical requires for Operational Positions: The employee is required to perform the following tasks during the normal course of an approximately eight (8) to ten (10) hour day, four (4) to six (6) days a week. This position involves sitting while driving a commercial refuse vehicle as well as entering or exiting the cab and the rear step of the truck using hand and foot holds pulling body weight about 18-36 inches around 1250 times per day. The employee will apply up to 100 pounds of force occasionally and less force frequently to move objects. The position requires constant standing and grasping of hand holds roughly 32-54 inches from step to handle while riding on the back of the truck with frequent stops. This will involve continuous use of arms, shoulders, legs and feet to operate drive/steering inputs. Additionally, the employee will frequently be expected to perform tasks involving stretching, bending, twisting, squatting, kneeling, pushing/pulling, lifting and stooping while inspecting vehicle, while rolling 50+ pound refuse containers or throwing items into a refuse truck at approximately 5 feet high. This position walks from house to house to retrieve carts, brush, bulk, and bags for approximately 8 -10 hours during a normal work day and works in extreme heat, cold, rain and other bad weather. Additional hazards include working close to mechanical parts, oils, fumes/odors/gases, noise, repetitive motions and vibration which expose joints and muscles to vibration and shock produced by the truck as well as walking near traffic, uneven surfaces, mud, snow, ice or rain daily. Employees may come in contact with blood and/or other potentially infectious materials. Employees must have sufficiently good eyesight to drive and inspect trucks and other equipment. Additionally, listening while driving is necessary to hear emergency vehicles and other issues with traffic or operational equipment. Employees must also be able to hear and speak to communicate with supervisors, dispatchers, and citizens. Pay Range $18.05 - $22.51 Hours Bulk 1 Position: Monday thru Thursday, occasional Fridays. 6:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Clean Air Program ( CAP ) Monday thru Friday. 6:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Employees will be required to work holidays, after hours or weekends, special events, and other areas due to business needs. Job Close Date 05/29/2019 Type of Posting Departmental Only Department Austin Resource Recovery Regular/Temporary Regular Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable Category Technical Location 4108 Todd Lane, Austin, Texas 78744 Preferred Qualifications Duties, Functions and Responsibilities Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned. Check, refill or change fluids, belts, hoses, or safety features of various Waste Management industry equipment Train others in the proper use of equipment and vehicles as required by Management As required by position: Set-up, operate and maintain all of the following vehicles and equipment: Automated Collection Vehicles, Street Sweeper Vehicles, Rear-loader Vehicles, Rubber Wheeled Loader Truck-mounted Knuckle-boom Grapple Loader (Crane); Tractor Trailer Rig; Truck Trailer Rig to Haul Equipment and Materials Heavy Equipment, Landfill Wheeled Trash Compactor; Track Dozer Loader with Waste Handling; Paddle Wheel Scraper; Track Dozer w/ Angle and Straight Blade; Brush Tub Grinder; Motor Grader; Wheeled/Tracked Excavator; 16Yd Dirt Scraper; High Lift Rubber Tire Loader; Dump Truck; Water Truck; Roll-off Truck; Roll-off Truck/Roll-off Trailer combination and other industry related equipment as assigned Pre-trip all vehicles and heavy equipment as required by Management and maintain detailed vehicle and equipment records As required by position: Operate hand tools, air powered wrenches in performing replacement of worn equipment parts. As required by position: Haul Lechate and document all loads following regulatory guidelines pertaining to landfills. Assist other ARR crews as directed Other duties as assigned Responsibilities- Supervision and/or Leadership Exercised: None. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed. Knowledge of Austin Resource Recovery processes, policies and procedures Knowledge of the operation and maintenance of assigned equipment and vehicles Skill in reading and understanding blueprints and plans Skill in establishing and maintaining good working relationships with other city employees and the public Skill in heavy lifting and carrying equipment or materials applicable to the work being performed Skill in reading and writing English necessary to the level of tasks performed Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions in English including manuals and instruction panels Ability to train or assist in the training of employees as required by Management Ability to drive and operate various truck/tractor and trailer combination vehicles on residential streets Ability to manipulate knuckle boom grapple loader in tight restricted spaces Ability to communicate safety procedures Ability to read, understand and follow maps and mapping directions Criminal Background Investigation This position does not require a Criminal Background Investigation EEO/ADA City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or TTY (512) 974-2445. Information For City Employees: If you are an employee within the department, are in good standing and meet both the minimum and preferred qualifications, then you will receive an initial interview. Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). * Are you a current Austin Resource Recovery Department Employee? Yes No * The Minimum Qualifications for the Austin Resource Recovery Operator Senior include: High school diploma or GED and three (3) years of driving experience with a Commercial Driver's License. Additionally, you must have a current Class B* Commercial Driver's License and must be able to obtain a Class A Commercial Driver's License and/or required endorsements within ninety (90) days of employment. Do you meet the Minimum Qualifications of the ARR Operator Sr position? Yes No * Describe in detail how you meet the minimum qualifications of this position. Please detail how you meet the educational requirements, account for the years of related experience, and explain any substitutions of experience for education (if applicable). (Open Ended Question) * Are you willing to work weekends, holidays, and extended shifts as required by the position. Yes No * Which of the following best describes the type of valid Texas Driver License you currently possess? Class "B" CDL Class "A" CDL I do not currently possess a valid Texas Commercial Driver License * How many years of driving with a Commercial Driver License (CDL) do you have? None Less than 1 year More than 1 year but less than 2 years More than 2 years but less than 3 years More than 3 years but less than 4 years More than 4 years but less than 5 years 5 years + * Describe your experience working in the waste management field operating equipment such as rear loader vehicles, tractor trailer, or roll offs. Please provide your level of experience and years of experience. Please include Employer Name where you received this experience. (Open Ended Question) * Please list what Austin Resource Recovery equipment you have used and are signed off on. (Open Ended Question) Optional & Required Documents Required Documents Optional Documents
City of Austin, TX Austin, TX, United States
May 24, 2019
Full Time
Posting Title Content Strategist - 2 Temporary Positions Job Requisition Number COA080192 Position Number T79505 Job Type Full-Time Division Name Communications & Public Inform Minimum Qualifications Education and/or Equivalent Experience: Graduation with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in a field related to the job, plus four (4) years of related experience, including one (1) of which was in designing digital content or marketing communications. OR Graduation with an associate degree from an accredited college or university with major course work and/or certifications in a field related to the job, plus six (6) years of related experience, including one (1) of which was in designing digital content or marketing communications. Notes to Applicants The Communications and Public Information Office is recruiting two temporary Content Strategists to work in the Web and Creative Services Division . The Web and Creative Services Division is responsible for content and communications strategy, website administration, user experience design, visual design and brand oversight. The Content Strategist is responsible for working with content owners and subject matter experts to develop and maintain content that is timely, consistent, accessible, relevant, and user-centric. Content Strategists also develop and conduct training and skills-building throughout the organization as part of a distributed content management practice. Ideal candidates will be creative and innovative and have a strong interest in delivering solutions that improve residents' access to and understanding of city services. When completing the City of Austin employment application: Please be sure to detail on the application all previous employment that you wish to be considered as part of your qualifications. A detailed, complete employment application is required. It helps us to better evaluate your qualifications and will be used to determine salary if you are selected for this position. Be sure to provide job titles and employment dates for all jobs you wish to be considered. A résumé is required, but will not substitute for a complete employment application. Please include contact information from previous employers. A cover letter is also required. In the cover letter candidates should describe, in concise detail, their interest in this position and highlight any prior experience that is relevant to this position. Required Application Materials: Resume Cover Letter If you are selected for this position, and meet the Driver Safety Standards in the City of Austin Driver Safety Program, you may drive when necessary to multiple locations as part of your regular job duties. Otherwise, you are responsible for getting to and from these locations. Pay Range $27.61 - $35.83 Hours Monday - Friday. 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Hours may vary due to operational needs. Job Close Date 06/05/2019 Type of Posting External Department Communications and Public Information Office Regular/Temporary Temporary Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable Category Professional Location 1000 E 11th Street, Austin, TX. Preferred Qualifications Experience working with a content management system such as Drupal or Wordpress Experience working with diverse stakeholder groups Experience providing strong customer service or support to internal or external client groups Ability to implement research findings into strategic solutions through iterative design and rapid prototyping Experience conducting, analyzing and synthesizing qualitative research Experience managing and creating guidance for enterprise brand systems Knowledge of Austin's history, culture & issues Experience with SEO / SEM and a general understanding of how to use search insights to drive content improvements Excellent communication and organizational skills Duties, Functions and Responsibilities Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned. Works on assignments that are complex in nature where judgment and initiative are required in resolving problems and making recommendations. Assumes primary responsibility for larger individual projects or acts as an account representative for client departments and programs. Serves on multi-disciplinary teams to concept, prototype, and implement content solutions for City services. Conducts requirement-gathering sessions to determine/design content production workflow and documentation based on the needs of stakeholders and department staff. Develops and implements short- and long-term strategies for content deliverables and performance monitoring. Collaborates with clients to assign, edit, and/or produce service-oriented content that is consistent and aligned with the organization's voice and values. Collaborates with developers and designers to create, test, and deploy effective content models for web content, user guides, social media, newsletters, applications, printed resources, and in-person transactions. Develops consistent and sustainable content standards for products, services, and projects across the City that improve usability, equitable access, comprehension, and efficiency. Contributes to the development of editorial standards, style guides, taxonomies, metadata frameworks, and SEO strategies. Develops and leads training programs that guide and coach departments, team members, and stakeholders on content strategy and writing for the Web. Conducts research on software products and technology services to verify that they meet business and user requirements. Collaborates with developers, designers, and researchers to execute thoughtful and ethical user research related to content delivery. Participates, as needed, on Agile product development scrum teams. Responsibilities- Supervision and/or Leadership Exercised: May provide leadership, work assignments, evaluation, training, and guidance to others. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed. Knowledge of concepts related to user experience design, including Web publishing and content management systems. Knowledge of current Web publishing standards to include best practices related to accessibility, usability, and writing for the Web. Knowledge of user experience research methodologies and best practices. Knowledge of current Web content management systems, social media, and other common tools used to deliver content. Knowledge of processes for importing/exporting data for use in reporting and documentation. Knowledge of Federal, State, and Local laws and ordinances governing digital content, archiving, and privacy. Skill in developing and delivering effective training to a diverse audience. Skill in developing and documenting processes, procedures, standards, and guidelines. Skill in writing in simple, easy-to-understand language consistent with commonly adopted plain language writing standards as detailed in the Federal Plain Language Guidelines. Skill in handling multiple tasks and prioritizing. Skill in using computers and related software applications. Skill in research design, data analysis, and problem solving. Ability to accurately identify/determine customer needs and recommend appropriate actions/steps to address them. Ability to recognize, value, and include different perspectives, experiences, approaches, and cultures in achieving organizational goals. Ability to give, receive, and share thoughts, ideas, and perspectives to create shared understanding. Ability to establish and maintain effective communication and working relationships with City employees and the public. Ability to take complex language and processes and make them simple to understand. Ability to work with frequent interruptions and changes in priorities. Ability to train others. Criminal Background Investigation This position does not require a Criminal Background Investigation EEO/ADA City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or TTY (512) 974-2445. Information For City Employees: If you are an employee within the department, are in good standing and meet both the minimum and preferred qualifications, then you will receive an initial interview. Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). * This position requires graduation with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in a field related to the job, plus four (4) years of related experience, including one (1) of which was in designing digital content or marketing communications; OR graduation with an Associate degree from an accredited college or university with major course work and/or certifications in a field related to the job, plus six (6) years of related experience, including one (1) of which was in designing digital content or marketing communications. Do you meet the minimum qualifications of the position? Yes No * Describe your background in content strategy. (Open Ended Question) * Describe your process for building a storyline across a website or campaign and assessing its success. (Open Ended Question) Optional & Required Documents Required Documents Cover Letter Resume Optional Documents
City of Austin, TX Austin, TX, United States
May 24, 2019
Full Time
Posting Title Training Specialist (Reserved for ARR Department Employees Only) Job Requisition Number COA080197 Position Number 108548 Job Type Full-Time Division Name ARR Training Minimum Qualifications Education and/or Equivalent Experience: Graduation with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in a field related to the job, plus two (2) years of experience in a technical training environment. Experience may substitute for the education up to the maximum of four (4) years. Licenses or Certifications: Licensing for specific disciplines may be required. Notes to Applicants This position will assist in implementing and maintaining ARR's operational training program by conducting operational training and retraining demands. Further, it will maintain training records, compile training data identify trends and prepare recommendations for new or modified training programs. This position will require a Class B Commercial Driver's License at the time of application and will require the employee to obtain a Class A Commercial Driver's License within 90 days of employment as it trains on heavy operational equipment. Bilingual in English and Spanish desired. Physical requirements for Training Specialist: While performing the duties of this position the employee frequently is required to use hands or finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls. The employee is occasionally required to stand for long periods of time in a classroom setting; walk; sit; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. May sit for long periods of time. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25-50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision (as well as discern color sufficiently to interpret warning and traffic lights) peripheral vision, and the ability to adjust focus. Must be able to hear voice commands; read, write and interpret comprehensive training manuals. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high. In addition, a training specialist should be able to perform operational positions. Physical requires for Operational Positions: The employee is required to perform the following tasks during the normal course of an approximately eight (8) to ten (10) hour day, four (4) to six (6) days a week. This position involves sitting while driving a commercial refuse vehicle as well as entering or exiting the cab and the rear step of the truck using hand and foot holds pulling body weight about 18-36 inches around 1250 times per day. The employee will apply up to 100 pounds of force occasionally and less force frequently to move objects. The position requires constant standing and grasping of hand holds roughly 32-54 inches from step to handle while riding on the back of the truck with frequent stops. This will involve continuous use of arms, shoulders, legs and feet to operate drive/steering inputs. Additionally, the employee will frequently be expected to perform tasks involving stretching, bending, twisting, squatting, kneeling, pushing/pulling, lifting and stooping while inspecting vehicle, while rolling 50+ pound refuse containers or throwing items into a refuse truck at approximately 5 feet high. This position walks from house to house to retrieve carts, brush, bulk, and bags for approximately 8 -10 hours during a normal work day and works in extreme heat, cold, rain and other bad weather. Additional hazards include working close to mechanical parts, oils, fumes/odors/gases, noise, repetitive motions and vibration which expose joints and muscles to vibration and shock produced by the truck as well as walking near traffic, uneven surfaces, mud, snow, ice or rain daily. Employees may come in contact with blood and/or other potentially infectious materials. Employees must have sufficiently good eyesight to drive and inspect trucks and other equipment. Additionally, listening while driving is necessary to hear emergency vehicles and other issues with traffic or operational equipment. Employees must also be able to hear and speak to communicate with supervisors, dispatchers, and citizens. Driving on City business: This position must travel between various locations as part of the regular job duties and individual may be required to drive own personal vehicle or City vehicle. A driving record verification will be conducted. Applicants for positions for which City driving is an essential function must meet the standards of the program: age 18 or older, current applicable driver's license. A check will be made of moving violations and points assessed on Driver Record Evaluation ( DRE ) based on Department of Public Safety ( DPS ) Driver Record Report. This position falls under the COA safe driver program requirements. Go to the Driver Safety Program for more information: Click Here To View Driver Safety Program In addition to traveling between various locations, the Training Specialist will be required to hold a commercial driver's license to operate commercial motor vehicles when conducting training on commercial motor vehicles. If you are selected for this position, and meet the Driver Safety Standards in the City of Austin Driver Safety Program, you may drive when necessary to multiple locations as part of your regular job duties. Otherwise, you are responsible for getting to and from these locations. A competency assessment may be required to verify your skill set. This posting may be used to fill other similar positions within Austin Resource Recovery outside of the division listed above. A detailed and complete employment application is required to help us better evaluate your qualifications and will be used to determine salary if you are selected for this position. Your application should reflect your complete employment history (to include all job duties responsibilities and employment dates) on your online application. The application is an official document; incomplete applications will not be considered (e.g., "see resume" or "see Linked In Profile"). The responses to the supplemental questions inquiring about experience should be reflected on your application. Veteran candidates will be required to provide a copy of their DD214 at the time of interview. Each individual who submits an Application as provided in the Municipal Civil Service Rules and meet the Minimum Qualifications for a Competitive Position shall be considered a Candidate for that Position. Employees, in Good Standing, who are Candidates within the Department or division that the Position resides in and who meet the Minimum and Preferred Qualifications (if any) of the Position will be included in the initial interview. NOTE : All Austin Resource Recovery locations are tobacco-free. Use of tobacco products and/or e-cigarettes is not permitted on any ARR worksite - including parking lot or in any personal vehicle located on the premises. Pay Range $23.65 - $30.12 Hours Monday thru Friday 6:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Employee will be required to work holidays, after hours or weekends and other areas due to business needs. Job Close Date 05/30/2019 Type of Posting Reserved for City Employees Department Austin Resource Recovery Regular/Temporary Regular Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable Category Professional Location 3810 Todd Lane, Austin, Texas 78744 Preferred Qualifications Experience training others in a formal training role Current Class A CDL Experience within the training, education, solid waste operations, large truck operations or heavy equipment operations industries Experience writing and presenting training to a wide variety of individuals in a classroom and field environment utilizing computer programs and Microsoft Office. Duties, Functions and Responsibilities Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned. Surveys various training techniques, materials, and commercial offerings to select the most appropriate process for the delivery of training. Delivers targeted, audience-appropriate instructor-led training sessions. Coordinates student and facility schedules for delivery of training, and maintains and prepares appropriate records of participation. Develops written training materials, visual aids, and reference materials, including course curriculums. Performs preproduction, production, and postproduction work on computer- and video- training materials that use computer and streaming audio-visual technologies for on-demand use. Develops and administers assessments of staff skills for use in developing training strategies and curriculum, and effectiveness of delivery. Conducts research or surveys to determine the effectiveness of training provided. Responsibilities- Supervision and/or Leadership Exercised: May lead and train others. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed. Knowledge of basic training and learning principles. Knowledge of instructional systems design methods. Knowledge of City practice, policy, and procedures. Skill in oral and written communication. Skill in handling multiple tasks and prioritizing. Skill in planning and organizing. Skill in using computers and related software. Skill in data analysis and problem solving. Ability to facilitate and deliver training. Ability to work with frequent interruptions and changes in priorities. Ability to lead and train others. Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with other City employees and the public. Criminal Background Investigation This position does not require a Criminal Background Investigation EEO/ADA City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or TTY (512) 974-2445. Information For City Employees: If you are an employee within the department, are in good standing and meet both the minimum and preferred qualifications, then you will receive an initial interview. Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). * Are you a current Austin Resource Recovery Department Employee? Yes No * This position requires Graduation with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in a field related to the job, plus two (2) years related experience. Experience may substitute for education up to four (4) years. Yes No * Please describe how you meet the minimum qualifications for this position. (Open Ended Question) * Which of the following best describes the type of valid Texas Commercial Driver License (CDL) you currently possess? Class A CDL Class B CDL I do not currently possess a valid Texas Commercial Drivers License (CDL) * Please describe your experience within the training, education, solid waste operations, large truck operations or heavy equipment operations industries. Please identify the name of the company from your employment application in which you gained this experience and your specific role. If this does not apply to you, please put "N/A." (Open Ended Question) * What experience do you have writing and presenting training to a wide variety of individuals in a classroom and field environment? Please identify the name of the company from your employment application in which you gained this experience and your specific role. If this does not apply to you, please put "N/A." (Open Ended Question) * This position requires traveling to multiple sites as part of the regular job duties. Will you be able to meet this requirement? Yes No Optional & Required Documents Required DocumentsOptional Documents
City of Austin, TX Austin, TX, United States
May 24, 2019
Full Time
Posting Title Paralegal II Job Requisition Number COA080196 Position Number 100838 Job Type Full-Time Division Name City Attorney Minimum Qualifications Education and/or Equivalent Experience: Graduation from an accredited high school or equivalent, plus successful completion of either an American Bar Association approved paralegal training program, or a paralegal training program conducted by an accredited college or university, plus two (2) years of experience as a certified paralegal. Licenses and Certifications Required: Paralegal Certification Notes to Applicants Pay Range Commensurate Hours Monday - Friday. 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Job Close Date 05/30/2019 Type of Posting External Department Law Regular/Temporary Regular Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable Category Professional Location City Hall, 301 West 2nd Street, Austin, Texas 78701 Preferred Qualifications Duties, Functions and Responsibilities Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned. 1. Prepares, assembles, and/or manages administrative and litigation reports or other documents on legal matters of moderate to significant complexity. 2. Organizes the processing of moderately complex legal matters based on established departmental processes. 3. Assists in the maintenance of case and legal filing systems. 4. Communicates on such legal matters of routine complexity with internal and/or external persons or organizations. 5. Conducts standard research and analysis of facts and applicable laws and cases. 6. Utilizes on-line research services and other computer-based and written resources. 7. Performs analysis of moderate complexity on legal or factual issues assigned. 8. Prepares initial and final drafts including, but not limited to, business letters, internal memoranda, etc. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed. • Knowledge of laws applicable to Texas local governments. • Knowledge of the City of Austin Charter, Code, and administrative policies and procedures. • Knowledge of relevant court procedures and rules of evidence. • Skill in the use of departmental computer systems and technology. • Skill in planning and organizing. • Ability to communicate and present analysis and information both orally and in writing in a clear and effective manner. • Ability to conduct thorough and accurate legal and factual research relevant to the job assignment. • Ability to analyze and problem solve in a timely fashion on legal issues relevant to the job assignment. • Ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks, schedule interruptions, and shift time deadlines. • Ability to conform to departmental administrative procedures and requirements. • Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with other City employees and the public. • Ability to exercise discretion in confidential matters. Criminal Background Investigation This position does not require a Criminal Background Investigation EEO/ADA City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or TTY (512) 974-2445. Information For City Employees: If you are an employee within the department, are in good standing and meet both the minimum and preferred qualifications, then you will receive an initial interview. Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). * This position requires graduation from an accredited high school or equivalent, plus successful completion of either an American Bar Association approved paralegal training program, or a paralegal training program conducted by an accredited college or university, plus two (2) years of experience as a certified paralegal. Do you meet these minimum qualifications? Yes No * How many years of experience do you have providing direct legal support? None Less than one year One to three years Three to five years More than five years * Please describe briefly any work experience you have in a governmental agency of any type. (Open Ended Question) * How many years experience do you have conducting legal research? 0 - 1 year 1 - 3 years 3 - 5 years 5 - 10 years more than 10 years * What online legal research services do you have experience using? (Open Ended Question) Optional & Required Documents Required Documents Cover Letter ResumeOptional Documents
City of Austin, TX Austin, TX, United States
May 24, 2019
Full Time
Posting Title Business Intelligence Consultant (Data Analytics Business Intelligence) Job Requisition Number AE501913 Position Number 108169 Job Type Full-Time Division Name Customer Energy Solutions Minimum Qualifications Education and/or Equivalent Experience: Graduation with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited four (4) year college or university with major coursework in a related field, plus five (5) years of relevant experience in consultation and the utilization of BI tools. Graduation with a Master's degree from an accredited college or university may substitute for up to two (2) years of the required experience. Notes to Applicants POSITION SUMMARY : This Business Intelligence Consultant will work in the Data Analytics Business Intelligence ( DABI ) group. This group is a part of the Customer Energy Solutions business unit. The DABI mission is to transform data into actionable and meaningful information to enable the best conditions possible for the business to make data-driven decisions, provide strategic counsel, and devise creative solutions at Austin Energy. You will develop, implement, configure, support, evaluate, and recommend software systems for solutions. You will also gain and use advanced and comprehensive knowledge of business functions and information technology. APPLICATION : The City of Austin employment application is an official document; incomplete applications will not be considered. Please be sure that your application is a reflection of your entire work history. Describe your specific experience for each position. Include all job duties, responsibilities, and employment dates. Any gaps in employment must have an explanation and dates of unemployment. Resumes will not be accepted. Statements such as "see resume" will not be accepted. You may use "N/A" for fields that are not applicable. Starting salary will be based on overall relevant experience from your employment application. The responses to the supplemental questions should reference the employment history listed in the employment history section. Once the requisition has closed, the application cannot be changed to update work history, supplemental questions, or any other information. We reserve the right to verify high school and college education for the top candidate(s). If you have any questions regarding your City of Austin employment application, please use the official website of the City of Austin as reference. www.austintexas.gov ASSESSMENTS : Candidates selected for interview(s) may be required to complete an assessment(s) approved by Municipal Civil Service process, Rule 4. GOOD STANDING COA EMPLOYEES : Employees, in Good Standing, who are candidates within the department/division that the position resides in and who meet the minimum and preferred qualifications (if any) of the position will be included in the initial interview. Department/division employee must remain in Good Standing through the Top Candidate Selection phase at which time the Good Standing status will be re-verified. VETERAN INTERVIEW PREFERENCE : Military/Veterans must provide a copy of their DD214 verifying honorable discharge, at the time of initial interview to receive military/veteran interview preference. WORK HOURS : Shift may change according to departmental needs. Work hours may include after hours, holidays, and weekends. Additional hours may be required to work outside of regular schedule. CRIMINAL HISTORY BACKGROUND CHECK : The top candidate will be subject to a minimum 10 year criminal history background check. FAIR LABOR STANDARDS ACT : Exempt employees are salaried employees and, except as provided, are not eligible for overtime compensation. Non-exempt employees will be compensated for any additional hours worked when such compensation is required by law. CLOSING OF REQUISITION : Please note that Austin Energy may close the job posting at any time after 7 days from the date of the initial advertisement. Pay Range Commensurate Hours Monday - Friday. 8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. Work hours may include after hours, holidays, and weekends. Additional hours may be required to work outside of regular schedule. Job Close Date 06/13/2019 Type of Posting External Department Austin Energy Regular/Temporary Regular Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable Category Professional Location 811 Barton Springs Rd Austin, TX 78704 Preferred Qualifications 1 year of experience editing technical documents Experience working in object-oriented programming Duties, Functions and Responsibilities Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned. Analyzes business and functional requirements and translates these requirements into robust, scalable, and operable solutions. Collects, analyzes, and shares data to help business teams drive improvement in key business metrics, customer experience, and business results. Utilizes database and web application technologies to design, develop, and evaluate innovative business intelligence tools and automated reports. Designs, develops, and tests BI solutions such as databases, data warehouses, queries and views, reports, and dashboards. Performs conversions, imports, and exports of data within and between internal and external software systems. Merges BI platforms with enterprise systems and applications and documents new and existing models, solutions, and implementations. Enhances the performance of BI tools by defining data to filter and indexes. Troubleshoots BI tools, systems, and software. Troubleshoots reported data loads or reconciliation inconsistencies in conjunction with the sites for data models and/or reports. Tracks, monitors, and analyzes performance and production issues, and implements improvements. Supports and helps manage external resources, such as service providers and vendor support and participates in vendor evaluations. Maintains the quality of Metadata Repository by adding, modifying, and deleting data. Provides input to the development of data/information quality metrics. Tracks and reports on issues and enhancement requests for the business in a timely manner. Analyzes and tests new releases/versions of software. Designs and delivers end-user training and training materials. Trains users to transform data into action-oriented information and to use that information correctly. Responsibilities- Supervision and/or Leadership Exercised: May provide leadership, work assignments, evaluation, training, and guidance to others. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed. Knowledge of reporting analysis, design, and programming principles as well as knowledge of multiple industry standard reporting tools such as Crystal and Business Objects. Knowledge of industry standard database systems such as MS, SQL , and Oracle. Knowledge of Software Development Life Cycle ( SDLC ) and Information Technology Infrastructure Library ( ITIL ) concepts. Knowledge of release, change, configuration, and incident management. Knowledge of industry reporting techniques and developing and maintaining interactive reports. Knowledge of relational data modeling and relational database design. Knowledge of standard industry ERP technologies such as SAP . Knowledge of business operations as well as one or more business functional areas. Skill in data analysis and data mining. Skill in identifying and solving system and application problems. Skill in coordinating work projects and providing technical assistance. Skill in preparing data structures, flowcharts, and logic flow diagrams. Skill in applying migration procedures. Skill in analyzing and meeting the data processing needs of users. Skill in working with people of varying technical abilities in a team environment. Skill in training groups on reporting standards. Skill in analyzing major system reporting problems and applying appropriate solutions. Skill in actively participating in functional unit testing, integration testing, stress testing, systems testing, and user acceptance testing. Ability to learn City specific and industry standard reporting tool sets. Ability to explain complex technical information in business terms and communicate clearly and effectively both verbally and in writing. Ability to support and work with Business Intelligence/Data Warehousing environments. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with City staff and the general public. Criminal Background Investigation This position has been approved for a Criminal Background Investigation. EEO/ADA City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or TTY (512) 974-2445. Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). * Do you meet the minimum qualifications for this position? Graduation with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited four (4) year college or university with major coursework in a related field, plus five (5) years of relevant experience in consultation and the utilization of BI tools. Graduation with a Master's degree from an accredited college or university may substitute for up to two (2) years of the required experience. Yes No * Describe how you meet the minimum qualifications for this position. Include your education and relevant experience. (Open Ended Question) * Describe your experience in consultation and the utilization of business intelligence tools as it relates to this position. (Open Ended Question) * Do you have 1 year of experience editing technical documents? Yes No * Describe your experience working in object-oriented programming. (Open Ended Question) * What are your salary expectations for this position? (Open Ended Question) * If selected as a top candidate, do you agree to a criminal background investigation? Yes No Optional & Required Documents Required Documents Optional Documents Cover Letter Resume
City of Austin, TX Austin, TX, United States
May 24, 2019
Full Time
Posting Title IT Application Analyst Senior (Salesforce Admin.) Job Requisition Number AE501912 Position Number 100540 Job Type Full-Time Division Name Customer Energy Solutions Minimum Qualifications Education and/or Equivalent Experience: Graduation with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in a field related to the job plus two (2) years experience. Experience may substitute for education up to four (4) years. Licenses or Certifications: None. Notes to Applicants POSITION SUMMARY : This Business Intelligence Consultant will work in the Data Analytics Business Intelligence ( DABI ) group. This group is a part of the Customer Energy Solutions business unit. The DABI mission is to transform data into actionable and meaningful information to enable the best conditions possible for the business to make data-driven decisions, provide strategic counsel, and devise creative solutions at Austin Energy. You will develop, implement, configure, support, evaluate, and recommend software systems for solutions. You will also gain and use advanced and comprehensive knowledge of business functions and information technology. APPLICATION : The City of Austin employment application is an official document; incomplete applications will not be considered. Please be sure that your application is a reflection of your entire work history. Describe your specific experience for each position. Include all job duties, responsibilities, and employment dates. Any gaps in employment must have an explanation and dates of unemployment. Resumes will not be accepted. Statements such as "see resume" will not be accepted. You may use "N/A" for fields that are not applicable. Starting salary will be based on overall relevant experience from your employment application. The responses to the supplemental questions should reference the employment history listed in the employment history section. Once the requisition has closed, the application cannot be changed to update work history, supplemental questions, or any other information. We reserve the right to verify high school and college education for the top candidate(s). If you have any questions regarding your City of Austin employment application, please use the official website of the City of Austin as reference. www.austintexas.gov ASSESSMENTS : Candidates selected for interview(s) may be required to complete an assessment(s) approved by Municipal Civil Service process, Rule 4. GOOD STANDING COA EMPLOYEES : Employees, in Good Standing, who are candidates within the department/division that the position resides in and who meet the minimum and preferred qualifications (if any) of the position will be included in the initial interview. Department/division employee must remain in Good Standing through the Top Candidate Selection phase at which time the Good Standing status will be re-verified. VETERAN INTERVIEW PREFERENCE : Military/Veterans must provide a copy of their DD214 verifying honorable discharge, at the time of initial interview to receive military/veteran interview preference. WORK HOURS : Shift may change according to departmental needs. Work hours may include after hours, holidays, and weekends. Additional hours may be required to work outside of regular schedule. CRIMINAL HISTORY BACKGROUND CHECK : The top candidate will be subject to a minimum 10 year criminal history background check. FAIR LABOR STANDARDS ACT : Exempt employees are salaried employees and, except as provided, are not eligible for overtime compensation. Non-exempt employees will be compensated for any additional hours worked when such compensation is required by law. CLOSING OF REQUISITION : Please note that Austin Energy may close the job posting at any time after 7 days from the date of the initia Pay Range Commensurate Hours Monday - Friday. 8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. Work hours may include after hours, holidays, and weekends. Additional hours may be required to work outside of regular schedule. Job Close Date 06/13/2019 Type of Posting External Department Austin Energy Regular/Temporary Regular Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable Category Technical Location 811 Barton Springs Rd Austin, TX 78704 Preferred Qualifications Certified Salesforce Administrator 1 year experience working in the Market Cloud platform. Duties, Functions and Responsibilities Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned. Researches, analyzes, architects, develops, implements and configures technological solutions. Administers, monitors, and maintains one or more IT systems. Investigates and analyzes complex business requirements. Provides impact analysis and recommends appropriate solutions. Identifies opportunities for asset reuse across multiple projects. Responds to issues from the user community. Prepares and maintains documentation related to the development and maintenance of systems. Participates in the development of business process models and data flow diagrams for all levels of the organization. Performs bug tracking and quality assurance tasks. Develops and maintains disaster recovery plans. Develops and/or delivers training. Creates and prepares reports and analysis. Installs new software releases and/or upgrades. Establishes IT policies, procedures and security requirements. Responsibilities- Supervision and/or Leadership Exercised: May provide technical or project leadership, training, and technical guidance to others. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed. Knowledge of existing IT systems and their relationships to each other and interfaces to outside systems Knowledge of IT policies, procedures, and security requirements Knowledge of database design principles Knowledge of creating process models and data flow diagrams Skill with computers and computer systems Skill in analyzing information and evaluating alternatives Skill in documenting and maintaining application and process or configuration information Skill in providing system/application administration Skill in identifying complex problems and reviewing related information Skill in developing, prioritizing, organizing and accomplishing specific goals and plans Skill in using a structured query language Skill in providing mentoring, guidance, and training of personnel Skill in coordination of activities of others Ability to serve as a technical lead for development and support of one or more IT systems Ability to apply analytical reasoning to complex problems Ability to multitask and to work effectively in a team or as an individual contributor Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing Ability to meet deadlines and effectively communicate the status of assignments Criminal Background Investigation This position has been approved for a Criminal Background Investigation. EEO/ADA City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or TTY (512) 974-2445. Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). * Do you meet the minimum qualifications for this position? Graduation with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in a field related to the job plus two (2) years experience. Experience may substitute for education up to four (4) years. Yes No * Describe how you meet the minimum qualifications for this position. Include your education and relevant experience. (Open Ended Question) * Do you currently hold a Salesforce Administrator Certification? Yes No * How long have you held your Salesforce Administrator Certification? (Open Ended Question) * Do you have 1 year of experience working in Marketing Cloud platform? Yes No * What are your salary expectations for this position? (Open Ended Question) * If selected as a top candidate, do you agree to a criminal background investigation? Yes No Optional & Required Documents Required Documents Optional Documents Cover Letter Resume
City of Austin, TX Austin, TX, United States
May 24, 2019
Full Time
Posting Title Program Specialist (Temporary- Legal) Job Requisition Number COA080195 Position Number T58006 Job Type Full-Time Division Name Austin Code Minimum Qualifications Education and/or Equivalent Experience: Graduation with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Business Administration or in a field related to the job, plus three (3) years of related experience. Experience may substitute for education up to a maximum of four (4) years. Licenses and Certifications Required: Valid Texas Class C Drivers License. Notes to Applicants This position will assist the Code Review Analyst in reviewing, preparing, coordinating, & facilitating cases for the Administrative Hearing Program, within the Case Review & Escalations Division. The Program Specialist will confer with property owners, property managers, general public, and hearing officers on code requirements and compliance processes. It will assist the Code Review Analyst in gathering, compiling, and preparing case exhibits, case information and other relevant materials needed for hearings. It will support the Code Review Analyst in preparing and distributing public notices and other required documentation to internal and external customers. It will maintain records and track case specific details. In addition it will assist in the development of policy and procedure manuals and will coordinate and facilitate notification of Code staff regarding their required attendance at meetings and/or hearings for Administrative Hearing cases. Criminal back ground check is required. When completing the City of Austin employment application, any gaps in employment must include an explanation and dates of unemployment. Work experience must include month and year. Please be sure that your application is a reflection of your entire work history. Incomplete applications will not be considered. References must be a minimum of three (3) verifiable references who can verify your work experience i.e. (supervisor or direct report). No relatives or friends are allowed to be noted in the reference section. While a cover letter and resume are required, they will not be used in place of a fully completed application. The posting may be used to fill other similar positions within Austin Code Department outside of the division listed above. Please note that all Austin Code Department locations are tobacco-free. Use of tobacco products and/or e-cigarettes is not permitted on any ACD work-site - including parking lot or in any personal vehicle located on the premise. Pay Range $18.05-$23.63 Hours Monday through Friday. 7:00 a.m. - 4:00p.m. Job Close Date 06/05/2019 Type of Posting External Department Austin Code Regular/Temporary Temporary Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable Category Professional Location 5202 East Ben White Blvd, Austin Texas 78741 Preferred Qualifications One(1) additional year of leadership experience beyond minimum qualifications Efficient with ( AMANDA ) or other Case Management Database Duties, Functions and Responsibilities Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned. 1. Monitor department/program quality indicators. 2. Coordinate with other agencies/personnel for certain aspects of mutual research or investigation. 3. Counsel/facilitate interventions for the prevention of errors involving department/program plans. 4. Prepare training plans and documents, train staff regarding program implementation as directed. 5. Follow up on client or customer complaints (e.g. 'hot line' calls or CAF's). 6. Conduct fact finding and/or informational survey by interview or other means. 7. Conduct investigations for department/program plan. 8. Conduct checks of department/program sites (i.e. clinics, offices) to assure compliance with policies and procedures. 9. Research information as requested and/or needed. 10. Compile data and write informational reports. 11. Perform tasks related to department/program surveying and reporting. Responsibilities - Supervisor and/or Leadership Exercised: None. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed. Knowledge of city practice, policy, procedure, statutes, ordinances, planning and program implementation. Knowledge of organization and administration of applicable department mission. Skill in oral and written communication. Skill in using computers and related software applications. Skill in handling multiple tasks and prioritizing. Skill in handling conflict and uncertain situations. Skill in data analysis and problem solving. Ability to work with frequent interruptions and changes in priorities. Ability to train others. Ability to quickly recognize and analyze irregular events. Ability to establish and maintain effective communication and working relationships with city employees and the public. Criminal Background Investigation This position has been approved for a Criminal Background Investigation. EEO/ADA City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or TTY (512) 974-2445. Information For City Employees: If you are an employee within the department, are in good standing and meet both the minimum and preferred qualifications, then you will receive an initial interview. Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). * The minimum qualifications for the Program Specialist position are: Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in Business Administration or in a field related to the job, plus three (3) years of related experience. Experience may substitute for education up to a maximum of four (4) years. Do you meet the minimum qualifications for this position? Yes No * If selected as a top candidate, do you agree to a criminal background investigation? Yes No * Do you have a valid Texas Class C driver's license or the ability to acquire by hire date? Yes No * Do you have experience with the City of Austin's AMANDA system or with a similar permitting or tracking database? Yes with City AMANDA system With other tracking databases No * How many years of work experience do you have reviewing/preparing/presenting cases in a regulatory, judicial or other legal environment? Less than 4 years More than 4 years but less than 8 years 8 years or more * Customer Service skills are essential in this position. In your opinion, what is the most important aspect of providing quality customer service? (Open Ended Question) * Please describe your experience in compiling, analyzing, summarizing, and maintaining data. (Open Ended Question) * Describe your experience in working with case management systems. (Open Ended Question) Optional & Required Documents Required Documents Cover Letter ResumeOptional Documents
City of Austin, TX Austin, TX, United States
May 24, 2019
Full Time
Posting Title Graduate Engineer B or Engineer A, B, C (Process Engineering - Water) Job Requisition Number COA080194 Position Number 106542 Job Type Full-Time Division Name Process Engineering Minimum Qualifications The position will be filled at one of the following levels depending upon minimum qualifications: Graduate Engineer B Bachelor's degree in an appropriate engineering discipline with at least two (2) years of engineering experience Licenses or Certifications: State of Texas Engineer-In-Training Certification Engineer A Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in Engineering or in a field related to the job, plus four (4) years engineering experience acquired either before and/or after licensing as a professional engineer Licenses or Certifications: State of Texas Professional Engineer License Engineer B Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in Engineering or in a field related to the job, plus six (6)years engineering experience acquired either before and/or after licensing as a professional engineer Licenses or Certifications: State of Texas Professional Engineer License at the time of hire Engineer C Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in Engineering or in a field related to the job, plus eight (8) years engineering experience acquired either before and/or after licensing as a professional engineer Licenses or Certifications: State of Texas Professional Engineer License at the time of hire Notes to Applicants Process Engineer Overview Process Engineers serve as a technical resource to the operations staff of Austin Water's water, wastewater, and biosolids managements plants. They spend much of their time in a plant setting, working closely with plant operations staff monitoring the process for regulatory compliance and evaluating chemical and electrical efficiency. They review performance data to identify process problems, opportunities for optimization, and work with plant staff to develop solutions. In diagnosing performance problems, Process Engineers may develop and perform studies, collect samples, run control tests, or coordinate analyses by the AW laboratories. Together with plant staff, they prepare regulatory reports and review them for accuracy. Process Engineers are called upon to make technical presentations to a variety of audiences as part of training for plant staff, plant tours for the public or representing the utility at commission and council meetings. Process Engineers are involved in design and construction projects, providing critical review to ensure that the projects will improve the function and operation of the facility. This position will be filled at one of the following levels depending upon candidate qualifications: Graduate Engineer B: $30.99 to $40.23 per hour Engineer A: $32.84 to $42.63 per hour Engineer B: $34.80 to $45.18 per hour Engineer C: $36.53 to $48.34 per hour Working with Austin Water provides a number of health and welfare benefits such as low-cost medical, dental, vision, paid leave time, a highly competitive retirement plan, training opportunities and more. Please click HERE for more information. When completing a City of Austin employment application: Please be sure to detail on the application all previous employment that you wish to be considered as part of your qualifications. A detailed, complete employment application is required. It helps us to better evaluate your qualifications and will be used to determine salary if you are selected for this position. Be sure to provide job titles and employment dates for all jobs you wish to be considered. A resume is required, but will not substitute for a complete employment application. Please include contact information from previous employers. A cover letter is also required. In the cover letter candidates should describe, in concise detail, their interest in this position and highlight any prior experience that is relevant to this position. If you are selected to interview: Candidates selected to interview will receive information and instructions for preparing a short presentation to be given at the time of the interview. If you are selected as a top candidate: Verification of your education (which may include high school graduation or GED , undergraduate and/or graduate degrees) will be required. You must provide proof of education from an accredited organization/institution and proof of your professional licenses or certifications. If you are identified as a top candidate and are in the military or a veteran, you will need to provide a copy of your DD-214 prior to confirming a start date. A valid Texas Driver License is preferred. Effective October 1, 2014, all Austin Water worksite locations are tobacco-free. Use of tobacco products and/or e-cigarettes is not permitted on any AW worksite - including construction sites, parking lots, garages or in any personal vehicle located on the premises. Pay Range Commensurate, please see "Notes to Applicants" section Hours 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Monday - Friday, with some flexibility, or other hours as required This position requires travel to various plant locations throughout the City during the day and may also have an office at a Plant Job Close Date 06/05/2019 Type of Posting External Department Austin Water Utility Regular/Temporary Regular Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable Category Professional Location Handcox Water Treatment Plant, Austin, TX 78726 Preferred Qualifications Bachelor of Science or higher in Civil, Environmental, Chemical, or Water Resources Engineering Experience in water treatment processes Experience in design, construction, and/or operation of water treatment plants Experience with water regulatory compliance and reporting Experience with technical writing and presenting to a wide range of technical and non-technical stakeholders A valid Texas Class "C" Driver's License Duties, Functions and Responsibilities This job is posted at multiple levels. For the Duties, Functions and Responsibilities of each level, please click the appropriate job description below: Graduate Engineer B Job Description Engineer A Job Description Engineer B Job Description Engineer C Job Description Knowledge, Skills and Abilities This job is posted at multiple levels. For the Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities of each level, please click the appropriate job description below: Graduate Engineer B Job Description Engineer A Job Description Engineer B Job Description Engineer C Job Description Criminal Background Investigation This position does not require a Criminal Background Investigation EEO/ADA City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or TTY (512) 974-2445. Information For City Employees: If you are an employee within the department, are in good standing and meet both the minimum and preferred qualifications, then you will receive an initial interview. Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). * This position requires a bachelor's degree in an appropriate engineering discipline with at least two (2) years of engineering experience. Do you meet these minimum requirements? Yes No * How many years of engineering experience do you have? Less than two years 2 years to less than 4 Years 4 years to less than 6 years 6 years to less than 8 years 8 years or more * What is your professional engineering certification or license? State of Texas Engineer-In-Training (E.I.T) certification Other state Engineer-In-Training (E.I.T) certification State of Texas registered Professional Engineer (P.E.) license Other state registered Professional Engineer (P.E.) license No engineering certification or license * Do you have a Bachelor of Science or higher in Civil, Environmental, Chemical, or Water Resources Engineering? Yes No * Describe your experience, including number of years, with water treatment processes. (Open Ended Question) * Describe your experience in design, construction, and/or operation of water treatment plants and equipment. (Open Ended Question) * Describe your experience with water regulatory compliance and reporting. (Open Ended Question) * Describe your experience with technical writing and presenting technical information to a wide range of stakeholders. (Open Ended Question) * Do you have a valid Texas Driver License or the ability to acquire one by hire date? Yes No * Were you referred to this opportunity by an Austin Water employee? If yes, please provide the employee's full name. (Open Ended Question) Optional & Required Documents Required Documents Cover Letter Resume Optional Documents