City of Westminster, Colorado

Welcome to employment with the City of Westminster, Colorado!

The City of Westminster, Colorado, is a drug free workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer that values diversity and aims to have its workforce reflect the community. The City of Westminster offers a bonus of up to $1,500 per year depending on the employee's level of fluency in Spanish, Hmong, and/or Laotian.

The mission of the City of Westminster is to deliver exceptional value and quality of life through SPIRIT. Our values are articulated through this acronym, which stands for “Service, Pride, Integrity, Responsibility, Innovation and Teamwork.”  The City of Westminster is a full-service city employing over 1,600 talented individuals in a variety of jobs. Our employees are committed to delivering the highest quality of service to the local community in areas of:

 

  • Law Enforcement
  • Fire, Medical and Emergency Management
  • Parks, Golf and Recreation
  • Library Services
  • Community Development, including City Planning and Engineering
  • Municipal Utilities
  • Street Maintenance
  • Plus internal services including: Human Resources, City Management, City Attorney’s Office, Finance, Building Operations and Maintenance, and Fleet

You are welcome to apply online for any open City of Westminster position. Click on the appropriate job title for a detailed job announcement. Please note, that unless otherwise indicated, jobs close at 8:30 a.m. on the posted closing date. Applications can take from 20 to 30 minutes to complete, so please allow plenty of time for completion. Applications submitted after the job closing deadline cannot be accepted.

 Current City of Westminster employees may be eligible to apply for internal jobs when they are available.


Business hours for City Hall, Municipal Court and several administrative offices are from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Thursday - closed on Fridays. However, working schedule will vary depending on the needs of the operation.

12 job(s) at City of Westminster, Colorado

Westminster, Colorado Westminster, Colorado, United States
Aug 13, 2019
Full Time
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION The Field Worker is a part-time, hourly position that works in the Parks and Golf or Open Space Division. This position performs a variety of maintenance duties for the City of Westminster parks, open space, urban forestry, golf courses, and/or athletic fields and will include general maintenance, landscaping, snow removal, and light construction. The full salary range for this position is stated above. The starting range of pay is dependent on qualifications and experience of each individual candidate. ORGANIZATIONAL COMPETENCIES AND CULTURAL VALUES/GENERAL COMPETENCIES The mission of every employee at the City of Westminster is to deliver exceptional value and quality of life through SPIRIT. Each employee is measured by the ability to adhere to the City's core values of Service, Pride, Integrity, Responsibility, Innovation, and Teamwork. This position supports the goals of the Parks, Recreation and Libraries Department, which enhances the quality of life for all Westminster citizens by providing diverse leisure, recreational, and informational services and resources; and acquiring, developing, and maintaining first-class parks, facilities, open space, and trails. This position works toward the accomplishment of the department's mission: Together we create exceptional opportunities for a vibrant community with a commitment to nature, wellness and literacy. GENERAL COMPETENCIES Job Specific - Every employee in this position must be able to: Demonstrate knowledge of practices used in parks, open space, urban forestry, and golf course maintenance, construction and repair Perform grounds maintenance on parks, sport fields, open space, and golf courses Operate a variety of hand tools, light equipment, and heavy equipment. Remove snow at public facilities when necessary Demonstrate understanding and importance of safety rules and procedures Understand and follow oral and written instructions Demonstrate the ability to take care of equipment Work independently and in a team environment and show initiative to complete tasks Assist the public and City staff in a friendly and helpful manner and establish effective working relationships All employees are expected to provide excellent customer service, communicate in an effective manner both verbally and in writing, display professionalism and integrity, work efficiently, effectively and accurately, work independently and as part of a team, take initiative, solve problems, display good judgment, take ownership for delivering a high quality product or service, have regular and punctual attendance, and effectively handle emergency situations. JOB SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS Essential Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities, and Tasks Performs daily maintenance tasks such as mowing, weeding, tree pruning, mulching, edging and watering Uses hand tools and operates light equipment, such as mowers, sand trap rakes, golf carts, aerators, seeders, spray equipment, chain saws, limb chippers, air compressors, backhoes, loaders and trenchers Operation of specialized equipment such as aerators, topdressers, stump grinders, skid loaders, and large area mowers. Calibrates fertilizer and herbicide application equipment Applies fertilizers and herbicides Assists with a variety of projects, including light construction, tree planting, holiday decorations, fence repair, playground repair, storage organization, renovations, snow removal and winterizing irrigation systems Assists with graffiti removal utilizing equipment and specialized techniques. Assists mechanics in repairs of small and large equipment, tire repair, oil changes and related mechanical work Possesses a valid driver's license and maintains a safe driving record Regular and punctual attendance Other Duties and Responsibilities Incumbent is accountable for all duties of this job, and other projects and responsibilities may be added at the City's discretion. POSITION REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS/PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Education, Experience, Skills, Formal Training, Licenses, and Certifications Required : Must be at least 18 years of age Prior industry experience in one or more of the following areas: Daily maintenance of parks, golf courses, open space/forestry, and/or athletic fields Operating light equipment and tools such as pick-up trucks, mowers, limb chippers, and skid-steers Tree planting, pruning, and removals Planting, pruning, irrigating, fertilizing, and maintaining flower gardens Light maintenance and repair of fences or structures, and custodial work Valid driver's license and safe driving recordAny equivalent combination of education, training, and experience, which would provide the required knowledge and skills, may be considered. Physical Requirements Work is physical in nature and requires sufficient physical strength and stamina to: Occasionally sit while driving to work assignments and performing office tasks; frequently stand and constantly walk on uneven terrain in all weather conditions to safely complete assigned tasks Occasional squatting, twisting, climbing, and balancing to inspect assigned areas and perform snow removal Frequent bending, kneeling, and reaching below shoulder to perform irrigation repair, tree planting, and park maintenance Frequent light/firm grasp to properly use tools and equipment; occasional fine manipulation use to perform office duties; constant handling to use safely use machinery and heavy equipment Occasional stepping up and/or down to enter and exit vehicles and climb ladders; constant actuate mechanism to safely operate heavy equipment and vehicles Standard near and/or far acuity and hearing Occasional lifting of up to fifty (50) pounds from ground to waist to move material and supplies; constant carrying of up to twenty-five (25) pounds at waist level to use weed clearing equipment; occasional carrying of up to fifty (50) pounds to use a backpack sprayer; frequent pushing and/or pulling of up to 100 pounds to use a painter WORKING CONDITIONS Work is constantly performed indoors and outdoors with constant exposure to extreme temperatures year-round. Position is responsible for the maintenance of all City parks, forestry, open space, and athletic fields throughout the year. Snow removal at City facilities, parks, and trails is done when needed. Required Materials and Equipment Pick-up truck, small dump truck, tractors, pressure washers, hand tools, rototillers, sod cutters, pruners, chain saws, limb chippers, self-propelled, walk-behind mowers, riding mowers, snow blowers, 20-foot trailers, golf carts, office equipment, trencher, backhoe, general maintenance equipment, water equipment, equipment to prepare and line athletic fields, and other equipment as necessary. Depending on the project, may also utilize small tools such as hammers, saws, measuring tape, levels, drills, and power tools to complete assigned responsibilities. PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Candidates must be legally entitled to work in the United States and must successfully pass a criminal background check, driving record check, reference check, and substance screen. There may be additional pre-employment requirements depending on the nature of the position. We are a caring, courteous, team-oriented organization committed to public service excellence. Employees thrive in a culture that is respectful, professional and diverse. Our work culture encourages passionate, positive and enthusiastic employees. Westminster is a drug-free workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer. Closing Date/Time: 9/2/2019 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, Colorado, United States
Aug 12, 2019
Full Time
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION The Tot Activities Instructor position is responsible for teaching children (2 to 6 years old) in sports, tumbling and/or movement-based related classes, along with educational based toddler programs. This position assists the lead instructor and/or may lead the classes and will share duties with other early childhood instructors as needed. Classes are recreational-based and may be educational and/or sport/activity-related. Recreation instructor staff have the primary responsibility of ensuring the safety of program participants. This position is classified as safety-sensitive due to the nature of the work. Employees in this position may be subject to random drug testing and/or heightened supervision per the personnel policies and rules. Job hours will beMonday and Wednesday, 8:45 a.m.to 10:45 a.m.; Tuesday and Thursday, 8:45 to 12:00 p.m.; and Friday 8:45 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The full salary range for this position is stated above. The starting range of pay is dependent on qualifications and experience of each individual candidate. ORGANIZATIONAL COMPETENCIES AND CULTURAL VALUES/GENERAL COMPETENCIES The mission of every employee at the City of Westminster is to deliver exceptional value and quality of life through SPIRIT. Each employee is measured by the ability to adhere to the City's core values of Service, Pride, Integrity, Responsibility, Innovation, and Teamwork. This position supports the goals of the Parks, Recreation and Libraries Department, which enhances the quality of life for all Westminster citizens by providing diverse leisure, recreational and informational services and resources; and acquiring, developing and maintaining first-class parks, facilities, open space and trails. This position works toward the accomplishment of the department's mission: Together we create exceptional opportunities for a vibrant community with a commitment to nature, wellness and literacy. GENERAL COMPETENCIES Job Specific - Every employee in this position must be able to: Understand and carry out oral and written instructions Relate well with children Respond well to emergency situations Provide proper authority to children Deal tactfully with the public and establish effective working relationships with other employees Display knowledge in recreational curriculum development Demonstrate creativity Demonstrate self-motivation Instruct basketball, floor hockey, football, golf, soccer, t-ball, tumbling and other sports to young children All employees are expected to provide excellent customer service, communicate in an effective manner both verbally and in writing, display professionalism and integrity, work efficiently, effectively and accurately, work independently and as part of a team, take initiative, solve problems, display good judgment, take ownership for delivering a high quality product or service, have regular and punctual attendance, and effectively handle emergency situations. JOB SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS Essential Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities and Tasks Plans and organizes class activities to develop fine/gross motor skills through games and educational means Provides a safe environment for tot and preschool age children Provides fundamental sport-specific instruction Keeps class moving at an appropriate pace related to the age of the children Maintains and updates children's files on an as needed basis Instruct and/or assist instruction of various tot recreational and/or educational programs Sets up all equipment/supplies before class and cleans up after class Provides good customer service to parents/guardians of the children in class Maintains regular and punctual attendance Other Duties and Responsibilities Attends staff meetings and trainings Substitutes in preschool, camp and/or other tot programs as needed Ensures facility, materials and equipment are clean, well-maintained and safe at all times Administers first aid and CPR as necessary Incumbent is accountable for all duties of this job and other projects and responsibilities may be added at the City's discretion. POSITION REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS/PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Education, Experience, Skills, Formal Training, Licenses and Certifications Required : Must be at least 18 years old Teaching experience working with preschool aged children or work in a preschool program or sport type setting First Aid, CPR and AED certification within 30 days of hire Preferred : Any equivalent combination of education, training and experience, which would provide the required knowledge and skills, may be considered. Physical Requirements This position requires a moderate degree of physical stamina and strength, including the ability to: Frequently stand, sit and walk through a multi-level facility Occasionally squat, bend, kneel, twist, climb, balance and reach over head Occasionally lift, carry, push or pull items weighing up to fifty (50) pounds Frequently use hands and fingers for fine manipulation; occasionally use light and firm grasp Frequently see objects up close to perform office tasks and far away to observe activity for safety hazards or problems Constantly use hearing to interact with guests and staff and recognize trouble outside of view Occasionally use sufficient physical strength, stamina and agility to perform emergency work in various capacities WORKING CONDITIONS Work is constantly performed indoors during the school year, and primarily performed outdoors from May - August. At times, there may be exposure to periods of high activity as well as exposure to outdoor weather conditions including summer sun and temperatures that could exceed 100 degrees. Indoor and outdoor work is performed in a high public use, multilevel recreation facility where loud noise and multiple events and activities at one time may cause a distraction. Exposure to periods of high activity and stress under demanding conditions. The position requires a great deal of communication with City employees, the public, and outside agencies. Required Materials and Equipment Preschool supplies and sports equipment kept at City recreation facilities. PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Candidates must be legally entitled to work in the United States and must successfully pass a criminal background check, reference check, and substance screen. There may be additional pre-employment requirements depending on the nature of the position. We are a caring, courteous, team-oriented organization committed to public service excellence. Employees thrive in a culture that is respectful, professional and diverse. Our work culture encourages passionate, positive and enthusiastic employees. Westminster is a drug-free workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer. Closing Date/Time: 9/30/2019 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, Colorado, United States
Aug 12, 2019
Full Time
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION The Communication and Outreach Coordinator, under the general direction of the Operations and Community Preservation Manager, serves as the primary staff person in the Community Development Department responsible for strategic communication, outreach and engagement around development services, capital projects, long-range planning efforts, transportation and mobility, community preservation/code enforcement, rental housing, stormwater management and more. The successful candidate will proactively cultivate authentic relationships with community members, key stakeholders, customers, neighborhood organizations, homeowners associations and others through a variety of outreach and engagement strategies. The position is responsible for creating, updating, editing and publishing content and messaging for all channels (i.e., print, electronic, social media, web, mobile, broadcast, etc.) and audiences (i.e., residents, homeowners associations, development community, etc.). The Coordinator seeks to create public awareness, understanding, and utilization of Community Development's services, projects and initiatives. Work will involve coordination with the City's Innovation and Communications Division and other departmental communications professionals on projects and overall efforts. This position is part of a high-performing department of 77 professionals working in four major divisions, requiring considerable organizational and interpersonal skills. The employee will exercise creativity and ingenuity in devising criteria, techniques, strategy, and methodologies for approaching assigned functions and projects. The position requires a high degree of independent judgment and decision-making. The full salary range for this position is stated above. Starting wages are negotiable and dependent on the qualifications and experience of each individual candidate. The City of Westminster offers a bonus of up to $1,500 per year depending on the employee's fluency in Spanish, Hmong, and/or Laotian. ORGANIZATIONAL COMPETENCIES AND CULTURAL VALUES/GENERAL COMPETENCIES The mission of every employee at the City of Westminster is to deliver exceptional value and quality of life through SPIRIT. Each employee is measured by the ability to adhere to the City's core values of Service, Pride, Integrity, Responsibility, Innovation, and Teamwork. The Department of Community Development has the overall responsibility of assuring the proper planning, development and preservation of high quality residential and business neighborhoods, as well as designing the transportation system to serve them. The department provides "one-stop shopping" for residents and businesses by consolidating project review, permit and inspection functions within one city department. The department's overall mission is to maintain and improve the quality of life in the City of Westminster. Every employee is accountable to: Demonstrate a high level of customer service; encourage others to focus on the customer; foster an environment where customer service is a priority Communicate with customers to ensure that, where possible, they are satisfied, and that their needs are being addressed; solicit and evaluate customer feedback Act as an ambassador by understanding and fostering the organization's mission and vision Exhibit pride in self, the department, the city, and the community; conduct self in a professional manner Demonstrate integrity and build trust through credibility, reliability, commitment, loyalty, and ethical behavior Address difficult or contentious issues in a constructive manner Support/promote change; demonstrate flexibility, and take calculated risks when appropriate Participate in personal growth opportunities, and attend trainings designed to enhance capacity to bring new skills and ideas to the job and the organization Work to continuously improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the service or product being delivered Demonstrate support for team efforts by accepting new roles and responsibilities, and helping others achieve objectives Value diversity; demonstrate an awareness of differences; demonstrate sensitivity, and adapt behaviors and communication to accommodate these differences GENERAL COMPETENCIES Citywide - Every employee in this position is accountable to: Establish effective interpersonal relationships through honest, open communication and follow-through on commitments Recognize personal strengths and weaknesses, and target areas for personal self-development Demonstrate initiative in performing job tasks Exhibit problem-solving skills leading to sound judgment and quality decisions Achieve goals, and handle assigned workload and new assignments effectively; demonstrate an ability to work independently Communicate effectively with individuals and groups using clear and concise verbal and written communications Demonstrate accountability for work, and take ownership in job performance Demonstrate concern for the accuracy and quality of work; take steps to correct mistakes and improve the overall product Job Specific - Every employee in this position must be able to: Work independently and with teams to address important communication goals and objectives Interact effectively with various members of the public, key stakeholders and others to provide effective, authentic outreach and community engagement Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with media, City staff, general public, City officials, development community members and others Manage multiple priorities; deal with ambiguity and effectively cope with change in work plans and priorities Provide objective feedback and counsel on communication strategy - demonstrate agility to anticipate potential outcomes and consequences related to communication issues Understand the development review process, key services and important projects managed by Community Development in order to incorporate key concepts into media for a variety of internal and external audiences Work under deadlines and complete projects within time constraints; perform multiple, concurrent tasks Apply knowledge of communication practices and strategies; integrate leading edge communication strategies into daily work Compose original complex and/or positional correspondence and reports on behalf of Community Development staff Exercise discretion and independent judgment in the development and coordination of Community Development's communication with the public Exhibit outstanding writing, editing and communication skills - use knowledge of Associated Press (AP) writing style. Assemble, organize and present in oral or written form factual information for a variety of audiences Demonstrate a strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office including Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Word Successfully operate in a variety of digital platforms, including websites and social media Work with website content management systems and possess a basic understanding of HTML Demonstrate ability to learn new social/digital platforms and tools Work with graphic designers, editorial and video freelancers, and other technical contractors or in-house staff to achieve specific tasks Attend a variety of meetings and functions Leadership - Every employee in this position is accountable to: Foster a participatory organizational climate that is open, positive, reinforcing, and supportive Encourage employees to be accountable for their work and take ownership in what they do Demonstrate leadership and courage by making or supporting decisions that reflect the organizational mission and goals even when the decision may be unpopular to some Demonstrate collaboration and conflict resolution skills with other departments and employees JOB SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS Essential Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities, and Tasks Develop and manage Community Development's public outreach, engagement and communication program in collaboration with City teams by creating goals and objectives that meet business needs and initiatives; produce and manage the content for this program for all channels and all audiences Work closely with the City's Innovation and Communications Division in developing and executing key communication messages Respond to inquiries by residents and members of the public on behalf of the Department Develop, manage and staff various community outreach/engagement events and activities, including those taking place on evenings and weekends Manage and monitor the Department website content and appearance and digital media outlets based on City standards; generate new content, design and navigation; create and update appropriate website content/appearance policies and practices through collaborative efforts with Department web representatives Gather information from stakeholders, residents, and members of the public on a periodic schedule, using surveys, focus groups, online tools and other processes to determine effectiveness of services, programs and projects Develop and manage communication budget for the Department Attend City-sponsored events to help with outreach and promotion of Department programs, projects and services Keep current on industry trends and emerging communication technologies, including social media, media relations, and evaluation metrics; make recommendations based on knowledge and research of emerging tools, best practices and strategies to optimize customer communications Remain current on Department mission, issues, services, programs, events, projects, and trends; collaborate with City and Department teams to promote and market department programs, services, etc. Create draft, sample and final materials such as press releases, video scripts, brochures and newspaper ads, and design activities to address communication needs Use communications strategies that employ traditional media, such as news releases, flyers, brochures, publications, and public service announcements Provide branding and marketing direction for Department programs, projects, and initiatives Manage all associated communications-related contracts Maintain regular and punctual attendance Other Duties and Responsibilities Attend City Council meetings and study sessions as needed Take photos/shoot videos for publication and public relations purposes Coordinate special events Sit on multi-department task forces Assist in proofreading publications and written materials Participate as a member of the emergency communication response team Assist with media relations Incumbent is accountable for all duties of this job, and other projects and responsibilities may be added at the City's discretion. POSITION REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS/PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Education, Experience, Skills, Formal Training, Licenses, and Certifications Required: Bachelor's degree from accredited four-year college or university Educational background with an emphasis in marketing, communications, public relations, public administration or non-profit administration Three (3) to five (5) years of experience in marketing, communications, public relations and/or community outreach/engagement activities Possession of a valid driver's license and maintenance of a safe driving record Preferred: Minimum of two (2) years of background or experience in outreach/engagement for government or public-sector organizations Minimum of two (2) years of background or experience in development review processes Bilingual in English and Spanish Minimum of two (2) years of experience using technology and new media as a communication tool Experience with standard business software including Microsoft Office and Adobe Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Premiere) Any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience, which would provide the required knowledge and skills, may be considered. Physical Requirements Work is sedentary in nature and requires sufficient physical stamina and strength for: Constant sitting to perform daily tasks; occasional walking through a multilevel facility to retrieve information; frequent standing, sometimes for extended periods Frequent squatting, reaching above shoulder, and twisting to file documents and lift supplies and material; occasional bending, kneeling, climbing, balancing, and reaching below shoulder to store documents, material, and supplies Constant light grasp, fine manipulation, and handling to perform daily duties; occasional firm grasp to safely use equipment Frequent lifting, carrying, and pushing and/or pulling of up to ten (10) pounds to move material and supplies; occasional lifting and pushing and/or pulling of up to twenty-five (25) pounds with dollies and carts WORKING CONDITIONS Work is primarily performed indoors and involves sedentary office work. Must demonstrate the ability to meet the physical demands of the job, including the ability to retrieve information from various locations in the office when needed. Work is occasionally performed outdoors for special events, including during inclement weather. Indoor and outdoor work may be performed in high-use public, multilevel spaces where loud noise and multiple events and activities at one time may cause a distraction. Exposure to periods of high activity and stress under demanding conditions. The position requires a great deal of communication with City employees, the public, and outside agencies. Required Materials and Equipment Operates general office equipment including telephones, calculators, personal computers, copy machines, printers, digital cameras/video recorders, and associated graphics/video software systems. PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Background checks will include employment references and criminal history, and when applicable, credit check, driver license record, and education verification Drug screen Must be legally entitled to work in the United States Closing Date/Time: 8/19/2019 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, Colorado, United States
Aug 12, 2019
Full Time
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION The GIS Specialist position in the Department of Public Works and Utilities is responsible for data management, design, and implementation of a Geographic Information System. Duties of the position include, but are not limited to, providing stewardship to the GIS utility data, creating maps and displays, and online web content creation and management. Additionally, the work involves the application of professional skills to a wide variety of planning, design, programming, and implementation of projects, and will support the GIS needs of all Public Works and Utilities divisions. The full salary range for this position is stated above. The starting range of pay is dependent on qualifications and experience of each individual candidate. The City of Westminster offers a bonus of up to $1,500 per year depending on the employee's fluency in Spanish, Hmong, and/or Laotian. ORGANIZATIONAL COMPETENCIES AND CULTURAL VALUES/GENERAL COMPETENCIES The mission of every employee at the City of Westminster is to deliver exceptional value and quality of life through SPIRIT. Each employee is measured by the ability to adhere to the City's core values of Service, Pride, Integrity, Responsibility, Innovation, and Teamwork. This position supports the goals of the Community Development Department, which plans, promotes and sustains an attractive and high quality living and working environment by facilitating appropriate land use and infrastructure decisions ensuring that the community is developed in a safe, aesthetically pleasing and maintainable manner. Every employee is accountable to: Demonstrate a high level of customer service; encourage others to focus on the customer; foster an environment where customer service is a priority Communicate with customers to ensure that, where possible, they are satisfied and that their needs are being addressed; solicit and evaluate customer feedback Act as an ambassador by understanding and fostering the organization's mission and vision Exhibit pride in self, the department, the city and the community; conduct self in a professional manner Demonstrate integrity and build trust through credibility, reliability, commitment, loyalty and ethical behavior Address difficult or contentious issues in a constructive manner Support/promote change; demonstrate flexibility and takes calculated risks when appropriate Participate in personal growth opportunities and attend trainings designed to enhance capacity to bring new skills and ideas to the job and the organization Work to continuously improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the service or product being delivered Demonstrate support for team efforts by accepting new roles and responsibilities, and helping others achieve objectives Value diversity; demonstrate an awareness of differences; demonstrate sensitivity and adapt behaviors and communication to accommodate these differences GENERAL COMPETENCIES Citywide - Every employee in this position is accountable to: Establish effective interpersonal relationships through honest, open communication and follow-through on commitments Recognize personal strengths and weaknesses and target areas for personal self-development Demonstrate initiative in performing job tasks Exhibit problem-solving skills leading to sound judgment and quality decisions Achieve goals, handle assigned workload and new assignments effectively; demonstrate an ability to work independently Communicate effectively with individuals and groups using clear and concise verbal and written communications Demonstrate accountability for work and take ownership in job performance Demonstrate concern for the accuracy and quality of work; take steps to correct mistakes and improve the overall product Job Specific - Every employee in this position must be able to: Operate a variety of computer equipment and software packages Use judgment and initiative in developing work methods and solutions Demonstrate considerable knowledge of the principles and practices of GIS, spatial and statistical analysis, database design and data modeling, ArcGIS software suite including ArcMap, ArcCatalog, ArcServer, ArcGIS Data Reviewer and ArcGIS Online Communicate GIS concepts and procedures to other GIS users Understand GIS web-based mapping interfaces Train users on GIS, Cityworks, Sedaru and other related software programs Work independently and with minimal supervision Plan, design and implement GIS projects and applications Understand the sources of information, research techniques, and reporting standards used in GIS Digitize utility data effectively and efficiently JOB SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS Essential Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities and Tasks Develops, maintains and makes enhancements to the City's GIS utility (potable, wastewater, reclaim, and raw water) SDE database Performs quality control checks on the City's utility data using a variety of tools such as ArcGIS Data Reviewer, SQL reporting, and ArcGIS Utility Network/ Geometric Network Assists with maintaining and administering the City's asset management system (Cityworks) Maintains the City's utility GIS map products including web, digital and hard copy Develops and maintains ArcGIS solutions for Public Works & Utilities, including data updates, mobile application implementation and related projects Supports a variety of software integrated with GIS data including asset management, sewer televising, permitting, records management, utility billing, backflow prevention etc. Provides technical assistance to GIS users Ensures internal and external customer satisfaction through constant follow up, expedited service and daily communication Maintains regular and punctual attendance Other Duties and Responsibilities Attends regularly scheduled departmental/division meetings and other technical meetings, user group meetings, etc. Remains current on emerging technologies that relate to associated applications, systems and hardware Develops and maintains knowledge of water, wastewater and street systems, maintenance and rehabilitation May be required to transport documents to and from City buildings and other agencies Incumbent is accountable for all duties of this job and other projects and responsibilities may be added at the City's discretion. POSITION REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS/PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Education, Experience, Skills, Formal Training, Licenses and Certifications Required : Education and Experience as follows: Associate's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in GIS or related field AND At least three (3) years of experience in a GIS position using design, and implementation of the GIS program including database management, data quality control, and content creation; OR Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited college or university with major coursework in GIS or related field AND at least two (2) years of experience in a GIS position using design and implementation of the GIS program including database management, data quality control, and content creation. Must be able to study for and pass the Class 2 Distribution and Class 2 Collections State Certification within 18 months of hire, or be working towards obtaining this certification by testing regularly Must possess a valid driver's license, provide proof of a safe driving record, and maintain a safe driving record for continued employment Preferred : Experience using ArcGIS Model Builder Previous GIS experience in a municipal utility or related industry Experience working in Microsoft SQL Management Studio to create data views and query data Any equivalent combination of education, training and experience, which would provide the required knowledge and skills, may be considered. Physical Requirements Work is sedentary in nature and requires sufficient physical stamina and strength for: Constant sitting to perform daily tasks; occasional walking through a multilevel facility to retrieve information; frequent standing sometimes for extended periods Frequent squatting, reaching above shoulder and twisting to file documents and lift supplies and material; occasional bending, kneeling, climbing, balancing and reaching below shoulder to store documents, material and supplies Constant light grasp, fine manipulation, and handling to perform daily duties; occasional firm grasp to safely use equipment Frequent lifting, carrying, push/pulling of up to ten (10) pounds to move material and supplies; occasional lifting, pushing/pulling of up to twenty-five (25) pounds with dollies and carts Occasional standing and walking on uneven terrain in various conditions to perform job functions; occasional squatting, bending and kneeling to perform functions at various sites WORKING CONDITIONS Work is constantly performed indoors is primarily sedentary office work. Occasionally work is performed outdoors with occasional exposure to extreme temperatures. Must demonstrate the ability to meet the physical demands of the job including the ability to retrieve information from various locations in the office when needed. Exposure to periods of high activity and high stress under demanding conditions. The position requires a great deal of communication with City employees, the public, and outside agencies. Required Materials and Equipment Windows GIS work station, HP Design Jet plotter, scanners, GPS devices, copy machines, personal computers and keyboards, telephones, and other standard office equipment. PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Background checks will include employment references and criminal history and when applicable, credit check, driver's license record, education verification Pre-employment drug screen Must be legally entitled to work in the United States Closing Date/Time: 8/26/2019 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, Colorado, United States
Aug 07, 2019
Full Time
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION The Golf CourseRetail Shop Clerk is responsible for providing excellent customer service in the Pro Shop and outside on the golf course.This position is responsible for handling money, operating the point of sale/tee time computer system and maintaining the appearance of the golf shop, as well as for pace of play and enforcement of course policies and procedures.This position will work atthe Walnut Creek Golf Preserve.This position requires the availability to work varied hours including holidays, evenings, early mornings, and weekends; working 20 to 25 hours per week. We are looking for candidates who are willing and able to work through the fall season. The full salary range for this position is stated above. The starting range of pay is dependent on qualifications and experience of each individual candidate. ORGANIZATIONAL COMPETENCIES AND CULTURAL VALUES/GENERAL COMPETENCIES The mission of every employee at the City of Westminster is to deliver exceptional value and quality of life through SPIRIT.Each employee is measured by the ability to adhere to the City's core values of Service, Pride, Integrity, Responsibility, Innovation, and Teamwork. This position supports the goals of the Parks, Recreation and Libraries Department, which enhances the quality of life for all Westminster citizens by providing diverse leisure, recreational, and informational services and resources; and acquiring, developing, and maintaining first-class parks, facilities, open space, and trails. This position works toward the accomplishment of the department's mission: Together we create exceptional opportunities for a vibrant community with a commitment to nature, wellness and literacy. GENERAL COMPETENCIES Job Specific - Every employee in this position must be able to: Demonstrate excellent guest service and communication skills Demonstrate knowledge of modern retail practices, procedures, and equipment Type accurately Learn assigned clerical and retail tasks within a reasonable period of time Demonstrate knowledge of the golf industry is helpful Demonstrate ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the public Demonstrate ability to operate a golf cart at times All employees are expected to provide excellent customer service, communicate in an effective manner both verbally and in writing, display professionalism and integrity, work efficiently, effectively and accurately, work independently and as part of a team, take initiative, solve problems, display good judgment, take ownership for delivering a high quality product or service, have regular and punctual attendance, and effectively handle emergency situations. JOB SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS Essential Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities and Tasks 1. Supports pro shop operations and provides excellent customer service Works with the point of sale and tee time computer system Handles guest payments and cash receipts Schedules tee times, answers phones, and greets customers Cleans golf shop, including straightening clothes racks, dusting and vacuuming, and steaming clothes Assists in counting inventory 2. Supports operations outside on the golf course Maintains on-course pace of play Enhances course safety by enforcing rules and regulations Actively aids players in finding golf balls, raking bunkers, fixing ball marks Assists guests with cart check out, course information, shuttle rides and booking tee times Actively enhances a beautiful course by picking up trash Assists with day-to-day practice facility, clubhouse, cart fleet set-up, clean-up and presentation Assists Golf Professionals with running successful outside operations 3. Maintains regular and punctual attendance Other Duties and Responsibilities Incumbent is accountable for all duties of this job; other projects and responsibilities may be added at the City's discretion. POSITION REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS/PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Education, Experience, Skills, Formal Training, Licenses and Certifications Required : Must be at least 18 years old High school diploma or GED A valid driver's license, provide proof of a safe driving record, and maintain a safe driving record for continued employment Preferred : Cash handling experience Retail sales experience Experience working at a golf course or playing golf Any equivalent combination of education, training and experience, which would provide the required knowledge and skills, may be considered. Physical Requirements This position requires a moderate degree of physical stamina and strength, including the ability to: Frequently sit, stand and walk through a multi-level facility Occasionally squat, bend, kneel, twist, climb, balance and reach over head Occasionally lift, carry, push or pull items weighing up to fifty (50) pounds Frequently use hands and fingers for fine manipulation; occasionally use light and firm grasp Frequently see objects up close to perform office tasks and far away to observe activity for safety hazards or problems Constantly use hearing to interact with guests and staff and recognize trouble outside of view Occasionally use sufficient physical strength, stamina and agility to perform emergency work in various capacities WORKING CONDITIONS Work will be performed indoors and outdoors with exposure to extreme temperatures.Work is performed in a public golf course setting in which instruction and basic golf course maintenance are performed year round.May require exposure to periods of high activity and high stress under demanding conditions due to the high public contact of this position. Required Materials and Equipment Will be required to use and/or operate cash registers, telephones, calculators, personal computers, keyboards, ten-key calculators, vacuum, and golf carts. PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Candidates must be legally entitled to work in the United States and must successfully pass a criminal background check, reference check, and substance screen. There may be additional pre-employment requirements depending on the nature of the position. We are a caring, courteous, team-oriented organization committed to public service excellence.Employees thrive in a culture that is respectful, professional and diverse.Our work culture encourages passionate, positive and enthusiastic employees.Westminster is a drug-free workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer. Closing Date/Time: 8/26/2019 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado West View Recreation Center, Colorado, United States
Aug 05, 2019
Full Time
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION The Hydro Systems Specialist - Swimming Pools position is skilled work in inspecting, maintaining, troubleshooting and repairing swimming pool equipment and other recreation center equipment as assigned. Tasks performed involve the use of acquired skills in electrical installation and maintenance, electrical repair and construction and other similar skills of comparable difficulty. In addition, this position will be required to work on non-pool related issues performed by the division. This person operates independently, and hours will vary outside traditional working hours. It will require overtime, weekend duty, and to be on-call. The full salary range for this position is stated above. The starting range of pay is dependent on qualifications and experience of each individual candidate. The City of Westminster offers a bonus of up to $1,500 per year depending on the employee's fluency in Spanish, Hmong, and/or Laotian. ORGANIZATIONAL COMPETENCIES AND CULTURAL VALUES/GENERAL COMPETENCIES The mission of every employee at the City of Westminster is to deliver exceptional value and quality of life through SPIRIT. Each employee is measured by the ability to adhere to the City's core values of Service, Pride, Integrity, Responsibility, Innovation, and Teamwork. This position supports the goals of the Parks, Recreation and Libraries Department, which enhances the quality of life for all Westminster citizens by providing diverse leisure, recreational and informational services and resources; and acquiring, developing and maintaining first-class parks, facilities, open space and recreational trails. This position works towards the accomplishment of the Departments mission: "Together we create exceptional opportunities for a vibrant community with a commitment to nature, wellness and literacy". Every employee is accountable to: Demonstrate a high level of customer service; encourage others to focus on the customer; foster an environment where customer service is a priority Communicate with customers to ensure that, where possible, they are satisfied and that their needs are being addressed; solicit and evaluate customer feedback Act as an ambassador by understanding and fostering the organization's mission and vision Exhibit pride in self, the department, the city and the community; conduct self in a professional manner Demonstrate integrity and build trust through credibility, reliability, commitment, loyalty and ethical behavior Address difficult or contentious issues in a constructive manner Support/promote change; demonstrate flexibility, and take calculated risks when appropriate Participate in personal growth opportunities, and attend trainings designed to enhance capacity to bring new skills and ideas to the job and the organization Work to continuously improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the service or product being delivered Demonstrate support for team efforts by accepting new roles and responsibilities, and helping others achieve objectives Value diversity; demonstrate an awareness of differences; demonstrate sensitivity, and adapt behaviors and communication to accommodate these differences GENERAL COMPETENCIES Citywide - Every employee in this position is accountable to: Establish effective interpersonal relationships through honest, open communication and follow-through on commitments Recognize personal strengths and weaknesses, and target areas for personal self-development Demonstrate initiative in performing job tasks Exhibit problem-solving skills leading to sound judgment and quality decisions Achieve goals, and handle assigned workload and new assignments effectively; demonstrate an ability to work independently Communicate effectively with individuals and groups using clear and concise verbal and written communications Demonstrate accountability for work, and take ownership in job performance Demonstrate concern for the accuracy and quality of work; take steps to correct mistakes and improve the overall product Job Specific - Every employee in this position must be able to: Demonstrate considerable knowledge of mechanical equipment, pipe fitting, electrical components, standard plumbing practices and the tools used in the maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of pools and associated equipment Demonstrate considerable knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions necessary to the conduct of safe work around mechanical and electrical equipment and in close spaces subject to water, acid, and chlorine gas Demonstrate considerable knowledge of pool control systems, chemical pumps and feeders, automated and manual sampling and water testing, basic boiler and heating equipment Demonstrate considerable knowledge of secondary sanitation systems, such as ozone disinfectant systems and UV sanitation systems for swimming pool or hot tub application Diagnose and correct the faulty functions of boilers, steam generators, sauna heaters, pumps, pump motors, pool filters, controllers, chemical feeders, and other related pool equipment Read and understand electrical plans, electrical diagrams, schematics and specifications Demonstrate considerable knowledge of all safety procedures relating to the work performed, including, but not limited to, electricity, , respiratory protection, confined space, chemical handling, etc. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees and supervisors Demonstrate sufficient physical strength to climb ladders and lift heavy objects Make sound, effective decisions on a daily basis Demonstrate a variety of broad range skills and knowledge of repair, preventive maintenance and construction activities related to building operations Determine proper work methods, tools, equipment and procedures to complete assignments based on the instructions received from a supervisor Demonstrate considerable knowledge of pool and spa regulations, codes, laws, and policies, including but not limited to the State of Colorado, National standards, and the Model Aquatic Code Demonstrate knowledge in repairing and maintaining major pool leisure equipment, such as rope swings, climbing walls, play structures, and slides JOB SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS Essential Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities, and Tasks 1. Inspects all swimming pool equipment for proper function of pump operations, filtration, heating, disinfection and control equipment necessary to keep the pool equipment running properly on a daily basis 2. Performs general plumbing work in the maintenance and repair of swimming pool hydro systems 3. Performs general electrical work in the maintenance and repair of swimming pool facilities: Makes necessary repairs; requisitions parts and materials; replaces defective fuses, relays and elements; resets relays; oils and lubricates bearings; and repacks pumps as necessary Performs preventative maintenance as well as major maintenance on filters, pumps, controls, heaters and other equipment with minimal assistance from outside contractors Removes and repairs defective equipment and reinstalls new or rebuilt equipment 4. Works effectively with facility supervisors, pool staff, Facilities Maintenance staff, and outside contractors on maintenance/repair projects 5. Coordinates purchasing and inventory of parts or supplies needed for swimming pool operations 6. Operates a City vehicle in a safe manner 7. Maintains regular and punctual attendance Other Duties and Responsibilities Incumbent is accountable for all duties of this job and other projects and responsibilities may be added at the City's discretion. POSITION REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS/PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Education, Experience, Skills, Formal Training, Licenses, and Certifications Required : Graduation from high school or GED Considerable experience in work with pumps, electrical motors, controls, plumbing and pipefitting Certified Pool Operator (CPO) or Aquatics Facility Operator (AFO) certification(s) within one year of employment Maintain a valid Colorado Drivers License and safe driving record throughout employment Preferred : Any additional education such as college level course work or vocational trade school Possession of an electrical license at a Journeyman or Master level Any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience, which would provide the required knowledge and skills, may be considered. Physical Requirements Work is physical in nature and requires sufficient physical stamina and strength for: Occasional sitting to perform daily office tasks and to drive to and from work sites; Constant standing and walking indoor and outdoor in all weather conditions over all types of terrain Frequent squatting, bending, kneeling, and crawling to perform routine equipment and structural maintenance; Frequent climbing of ladders up to forty five (45) feet, balancing on ladders and roofs, reaching overhead and below shoulder, and twisting to perform repairs and maintenance Occasional light grasp and fine manipulation to perform daily office functions; frequent firm grasp and handling to use safely tools and equipment needed for specific jobs Frequent step up/down and actuate mechanism to safely enter/exit and operate vehicles and other equipment Constant near acuity and hearing to perform daily tasks, recognize mechanical and electrical issues and communicate with staff and citizens; occasional far acuity to recognize potential mechanical problems and dangers Occasional lifting of up to fifty (50) pounds from ground to overhead to place equipment and material; frequent carrying of up to twenty (20) pounds on shoulder or around waist to move tool pouch; occasional carrying of up to thirty (30) pounds up to thirty (30) feet to move equipment and supplies to work site; occasional push/pulling of up to 100 pounds to move and load genie into vehicle and move to desired area within facility WORKING CONDITIONS Work is frequently performed indoors and outdoors with occasional exposure to extreme temperatures. Work is performed at over 28 City facilities year round in all weather conditions. Various work assignments are performed with exposure to noise levels that may cause a distraction and high electrical voltage, up to 13,000 volts, in a high moisture area. Working environment may include small confined spaces, working on top of a four-story structure and performing repairs in an emergency situation. Exposure to potentially hazardous chemicals such as refrigerants, natural gas, asbestos, lubricants, all types of paint, drain cleaners, anti-freeze, and other chemicals as necessary. Required Materials and Equipment Five-ton bucket trucks, ¾-ton trucks and vans, electrical test equipment, electrical generators, basic hand and shop tools, saws, welders, ladders up to 45 feet in height, cherry pickers or overhead cranes, shovels, scaffolds, construction materials and supplies, drills, hammers, saws, air compressors, drain snaking equipment, paint sprayers, cutting torches, metal shears, Genie® lifts, two-way radios, pagers, personal computers and keyboards, telephones, fax machines, and other basic office equipment. PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Background checks will include employment references and criminal history, and when applicable, credit check, driver license record, and education verification Drug screen Physical Must be legally entitled to work in the United States Closing Date/Time: 8/26/2019 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, Colorado, United States
Aug 05, 2019
Full Time
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION The Utilities Technician - Wastewater Pretreatment position is a skilled position in the operation and repair of water and wastewater utilities systems, specifically for the pretreatment program.The primary duty for this Utilities Technician position is to inspect devices required for Fats, Oils, Grease and Grit (FOGG) generators and to monitor the discharges of FOGG into the City's wastewater collection system.A minimum of 75% of the work will be performed in the field.Additional duties include serving as a liaison to homeowners, owners of FOGG devices, grease-hauling firms, and other City Departments/Divisions regarding FOGG maintenance and ordinances issues; assessing existing FOGG disposal efforts within other government organizations in order to enhance the FOGG program; developing partnerships to promote the FOGG program and activities; and staying current in issues and trends related to the discharge of FOGGs, and in local, state and federal regulations pertaining to water and sewer utility. This position requires high public contact in all types of situations and strong communications skills, both written and verbal. A requirement of this position is to have a Class2 Collection State Certification, and to be able to study for, and pass the Class 3 Collection State Certification within 12 months of hire or be working towards obtaining this certification by testing regularly. Work will be performed in accordance with established policies, procedures, and technical guidelines, and is reviewed by supervisors through conferences, reports, and results obtained. It is a mandatory requirement of this position to work overtime, take weekend duty, and be on call for emergency work such as snow removal, water breaks, and sewer backups. Must be able to respond within thirty minutes when on call. This is a safety-sensitive position. The full salary range for this position is stated above. The starting range of pay is dependent on qualifications and experience of each individual candidate. The City of Westminster offers a bonus of up to $1,500 per year depending on the employee's fluency in Spanish, Hmong, and/or Laotian. ORGANIZATIONAL COMPETENCIES AND CULTURAL VALUES/GENERAL COMPETENCIES The mission of every employee at the City of Westminster is to deliver exceptional value and quality of life through SPIRIT. Each employee is measured by the ability to adhere to the City's core values of Service, Pride, Integrity, Responsibility, Innovation, and Teamwork. This position supports the goals of the Public Works and Utilities Department, which maintains and enhances the safety and well-being of the community by providing exceptional water and wastewater service, and maintaining the City's extensive network of street infrastructure. The department continuously strives to meet the needs of the community by constantly focusing on customer service, efficient and effective utilization of resources, safety, innovation, and teamwork. Every employee is accountable to: Demonstrate a high level of customer service; encourage others to focus on the customer; foster an environment where customer service is a priority Communicate with customers to ensure that, where possible, they are satisfied, and that their needs are being addressed; solicit and evaluate customer feedback Act as an ambassador by understanding and fostering the organization's mission and vision Exhibit pride in self, the department, the city, and the community; conduct self in a professional manner Demonstrate integrity and build trust through credibility, reliability, commitment, loyalty, and ethical behavior Address difficult or contentious issues in a constructive manner Support/promote change; demonstrate flexibility, and take calculated risks when appropriate Participate in personal growth opportunities, and attend trainings designed to enhance capacity to bring new skills and ideas to the job and the organization Work to continuously improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the service or product being delivered Demonstrate support for team efforts by accepting new roles and responsibilities, and helping others achieve objectives Value diversity; demonstrate an awareness of differences; demonstrate sensitivity, and adapt behaviors and communication to accommodate these differences GENERAL COMPETENCIES Citywide - Every employee in this position is accountable to: Establish effective interpersonal relationships through honest, open communication and follow-through on commitments Recognize personal strengths and weaknesses, and target areas for personal self-development Demonstrate initiative in performing job tasks Exhibit problem-solving skills leading to sound judgment and quality decisions Achieve goals, and handle assigned workload and new assignments effectively; demonstrate an ability to work independently Communicate effectively with individuals and groups using clear and concise verbal and written communications Demonstrate accountability for work, and take ownership in job performance Demonstrate concern for the accuracy and quality of work; take steps to correct mistakes and improve the overall product Job Specific - Every employee in this position must be able to: Demonstrate knowledge of: practices, methods, and tools used in installing, operating, maintaining, and repairing water and sewer lines occupational hazards and safety precautions necessary to the proper operation of equipment and execution of manual labor around and working with power tools and vehicular equipment computer programs including Outlook, Excel, Word, ACCELA, GIS, CIS, and IT Pipes or comparable CCTV inspection program International Plumbing Code (IPC) 2015, municipal ordinances and codes, policies and procedures governing proper handling and disposal of FOGG inspection techniques and procedures relative to grease traps and Grease Control Devices (GCD) and construction sanitary sewer system operations, to include lateral connections to mainlines and pump stations and oversight of Public Works and Utilities projects and mapping utilizing GPS equipment Communicate clearly, plan, organize, and effectively lead a group of skilled workers in a manner conducive to full performance and high morale in rapidly changing situations under normal, stressful and/or emergency situations Build positive relationships and rapport with other team members, both within the work group, the division, the department, and across all departments Demonstrate the principles and practices of water and wastewater pumping , water and sewer pumps, and electrical meters and controls Analyze situations quickly and objectively, recognizing established precedents and practices, and to use resourcefulness in meeting new problems Understand and follow written and oral instructions, and to read and interpret sketches and blueprints Assesses workload and determine appropriate course of action, establish and maintain control over situations as they develop, and to make pro-active, informed decisions concerning routine operational functions JOB SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS Essential Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities, and Tasks 1. Acts as lead for administration of FOGG Program which includes the following: Performing necessary field tests and sampling to verify compliance and quality assurance with technical standards Working independently on:field locating and inspection; making decisions; exercising technical judgment; non-compliance issues; and taking remedial action when necessary Reviewing utility construction plans for compliance with City standards and specifications Providing updates with regards to the FOGG device locations and related information for the Utility mapping using GIS Assisting the Wastewater Foreman in the preparation of administrative documentation, and consulting with Foreman as necessary on unusual or difficult cases Performing manhole inspections on our large diameter sewer main lines Performing oversight and attends meetings on projects that are assigned to them that may include flow monitoring, water/wastewater improvement projects, CIPP, manhole rehabilitation and root foaming amongst other Monitoring, reviewing, and approving invoices submitted by contractors Investigating and answering requests, suggestions, and complaints from superiors and citizens Interpreting and explaining ordinances, codes, regulations, and policies to contractors, homeowners, and other interested parties Coordinating activities with other departments and divisions to ensure that compliance with all applicable City standards and specifications are met Administers wastewater maintenance and improvement contracts to secure and maintain compliance with City Codes, specifications, contract documents, and regulations Inspecting FOGG retention devices and provides businesses with recommended cleaning frequencies based on the City Code of Ordinances Ensuring system/customer compliance with City of Westminster's Code of Ordinances; Assisting with: reviews of new development and redeveloped properties that may require FOGG retention devices; the development of standards and requirements related to FOGG control Preparing and issuing non-compliance notifications, warnings and Notices of Violations to owners and establishments Developing and maintaining compliance inspection schedules, accurate logs, records and documentation relating to work assignments Coordinating and conducting related workshops, classes, outside presenters, public events and other programs related to FOGG disposal Preparing information brochures, newsletters and other promotional materials Providing compliance assistances and resolutions to property owners and establishments regarding FOGG maintenance and non-compliance and ordinance issues Performing a variety of FOGG public outreach related tasks such as the preparation of educational materials and the presentation of information on compliance with the Colorado Department of Public Health, Tri County Health andJefferson County Public Health, Administrative Code and applicable City ordinances Collecting, preparing, and sending samples to laboratory when needed2. Responsible to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing, while providing appropriate customer service and interaction, including: Participating in City programs, task forces, peer groups, and professional organizations Using appropriate oral and written communication to provide customer service and explanation of activities Maintaining appropriate courtesy while with the public Mediating disputes Presenting a professional appearance and demeanor Preparing and submitting effective written reports, memos, activity logs, etc., to all levels of the organization Demonstrating effective oral communication skills with the public and other members of the department Demonstrating effective communication via the radio and other portable devices Updating Wastewater Foreman of activities planned and completed 3. Performs work safely, including: Operating City vehicles, and all light and heavy construction equipment Maintaining CDL Maintaining safe driving record use and care of tools and equipment common to the trade 4. Able to use the following programs with proficiency: Microsoft Outlook Microsoft Excel Microsoft Word ACCELA GIS CIS IT Pipes or comparable CCTV inspection program 5. Maintains regular and punctual attendance 6. Perform CPR and basic first aid Other Duties and Responsibilities 1. Assisting with all aspects of the following duties, when needed: Utility Wastewater Maintenance Program Meter Shop activities as required by after-hours duty Water Field Operations, including the Construction Crew as required by after-hours duty 2. May lead or direct small groups of employees on daily activities 3. Assist in preparation of staff reports, agenda memos, and special letters and reports 4. Must be familiar with all aspects of snow and ice control, and able to perform snow-fighting duties and under the direction of the Storm Supervisor Incumbent is accountable for all duties of this job, and other projects and responsibilities may be added at the City's discretion. POSITION REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS/PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Education, Experience, Skills, Formal Training, Licenses, and Certifications Required : Graduation from high school or completion of GED Certified for working in the field for the following: confined space entry, gas detection, Asbestos awareness, cement pipe awareness, and flagger training Experience in the operation of sewer cleaning equipment, the operation of light equipment used in construction or maintenance work, and water distribution maintenance techniques Must possess a valid driver's license, provide proof of a safe driving record, and maintain a safe driving record for continued employment Must possess or be able to obtaina Commercial Driver License within 90 days of hire, withthe following endorsements: Air Brakes, Tanker, and Combination Vehicle/Class A License, or be able to obtain in 90 days Class2 Collection State Certification Must be able to study for and pass the Class 3 Collection State Certification within 12 months of hire or be working towards obtaining this certification by testing regularly It is a mandatory requirement of this position to work overtime, take weekend duty and be on call for emergency work such as snow removal, water breaks, and sewer backups Preferred : Certified in CPR and First Aid Industrial Pretreatment Certification Experience in the operation of wastewater main line television inspection equipment Minimum three (3) years of experience in water/wastewater Any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience, which would provide the required knowledge and skills, may be considered. Physical Requirements The position is physical in nature and requires sufficient physical strength and stamina to: Constantly sit to perform daily office tasks, drive to work sites, and stand on all types of terrain; frequently walk over uneven terrain to perform field work Frequently squat, bend, and kneel to perform maintenance on water systems and hydrants; balance, reach overhead and below shoulder, and twisting to perform daily maintenance duties Occasionally crawl in confined spaces to perform inspections and maintenance Frequent light/firm grasp and handling to operate office equipment and safely use heavy repair tools; constant fine manipulation to perform repairs and daily tasks Constant stepping up/down to enter and exit vehicles, and climb stairs and ladders; constant actuate mechanism to safely operate vehicles, including standard transmission Normal vision and hearing are needed to perform inspections, office tasks, and observe work area for potential hazards Frequently lift and carry up to 100 pounds twenty (20) feet to move supplies and bags of concrete to work sites; occasionally lift 120 pounds to remove manhole covers from ground level; occasionally pushing/pulling up to 100 pounds of material and tools; occasionally pushing/pulling greater than 100 pounds to move crates WORKING CONDITIONS Work is constantly performed outdoors and occasionally indoors with constant exposure to extreme temperatures. Work is performed year-round with exposure to high voltage in moisture areas. Exposure to confined spaces, chemicals, fumes, methane gas with limited ventilation, and human and medical waste products also exist. Required Materials and Equipment May operate light to heavy equipment and machinery used in utilities operations, such as backhoe, high-pressure sewer cleaners, sewer television van, forklifts, loaders, tandem-axle dump trucks with a plow, crane truck, as well as other similar equipment. May also operate electrical test equipment, diesel-powered electrical generators, basic hand and shop tools, saws, welders, cherry pickers or overhead cranes, boom trucks, shovels, and two-way radios. Personal computers, telephones, adding machines, and other basic office equipment. PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Background checks will include employment references and criminal history, and when applicable, credit check, driver license record, and education verification Drug screen Physical Must be legally entitled to work in the United States Closing Date/Time: 8/19/2019 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, Colorado, United States
Aug 05, 2019
Full Time
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION The Foreman position is responsible forsupervisory work in the maintenance, repair, construction, and operation of City street services.Work involves coordinating, planning, organizing, supervising, and participating, as necessary, in the activities of a group of laborers and skilled workers.Work is reviewed based on the accomplishment of desired objectives and results.It is a mandatory requirement of this position to work overtime andto respond within thirty (30)minutes when on-call.This is a safety-sensitive position and is subject to federally mandated random drug and alcohol testing. The full salary range for this position is stated above. The starting range of pay is dependent on qualifications and experience of each individual candidate. The City of Westminster offers a bonus of up to $1,500 per year depending on the employee's fluency in Spanish, Hmong, and/or Laotian. ORGANIZATIONAL COMPETENCIES AND CULTURAL VALUES/GENERAL COMPETENCIES The mission of every employee at the City of Westminster is to deliver exceptional value and quality of life through SPIRIT.Each employee is measured by the ability to adhere to the City's core values of Service, Pride, Integrity, Responsibility, Innovation, and Teamwork. This position supports the goals of the Public Works and Utilities Department, which maintains and enhances the safety and well-being of the community by providing exceptional water and wastewater service, and maintaining the City's extensive network of street infrastructure. The department continuously strives to meet the needs of the community by constantly focusing on customer service, efficient and effective utilization of resources, safety, innovation, and teamwork. Every employee is accountable to: Demonstrate a high level of customer service; encourage others to focus on the customer; foster an environment where customer service is a priority Communicate with customers to ensure that, where possible, they are satisfied, and that their needs are being addressed; solicit and evaluate customer feedback Act as an ambassador by understanding and fostering the organization's mission and vision Exhibit pride in self, the department, the city, and the community; conduct self in a professional manner Demonstrate integrity and build trust through credibility, reliability, commitment, loyalty, and ethical behavior Address difficult or contentious issues in a constructive manner Support and promote change; demonstrate flexibility, and take calculated risks when appropriate Participate in personal growth opportunities, and attend trainings designed to enhance capacity to bring new skills and ideas to the job and the organization Work to continuously improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the service or product being delivered Demonstrate support for team efforts by accepting new roles and responsibilities, and helping others achieve objectives Value diversity; demonstrate an awareness of differences; demonstrate sensitivity, and adapt behaviors and communication to accommodate these differences GENERAL COMPETENCIES Citywide - Every employee in this position is accountable to: Establish effective interpersonal relationships through honest, open communication and follow-through on commitments Recognize personal strengths and weaknesses, and target areas for personal self-development Demonstrate initiative in performing job tasks Exhibit problem-solving skills leading to sound judgment and quality decisions Achieve goals, handle assigned workload and new assignments effectively; demonstrate an ability to work independently Communicate effectively with individuals and groups using clear and concise verbal and written communications Demonstrate accountability for work and take ownership in job performance Demonstrate concern for the accuracy and quality of work; take steps to correct mistakes and improve the overall product Job Specific - Every employee in this position must be able to: Demonstrate and explain the standard practices, methods, and tools used in maintaining and repairing street-related infrastructure Work alongside, direct, and supervise construction personnel in order to maintain the daily operations of the Street Operations Section Demonstrate the knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions necessary to the proper operation of equipment and execution of manual labor around and working with power tools and vehicular equipment Demonstrate knowledge of computer programs including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook, and Cityworks, and GIS Plan, organize, and effectively supervise a group of laborers and skilled workers in a manner conducive to full performance and high morale in rapidly changing situations under normal, stressful and/or emergency situations Build positive relationships and rapport with other team members, both within the work group, the division, the department, and across all departments Demonstrate the principles and practices of stormdrainage pumping and operations Demonstrate the principles involved in the operation and calibration of City snow removal equipment Demonstrate the principles and practices of sign fabrication and installation per MUTCD Demonstrate the principles and practices of pavement markings layout and installation per MUTCD Demonstrate thorough knowledge of proper construction zone traffic control Analyze situations quickly and objectively recognizing established precedents and practices, and use resourcefulness in meeting new problems Make estimates of time and materials Understand and follow written and oral instructions, and read and interpret sketches and blueprints Communicate clearly, concisely, and effectively, both verbally and in writing, under normal, stressful, and/or emergency situations To assess workload and determine appropriate course of action, establish and maintain control over situations as they develop, and to make pro-active, informed decisions concerning routine operational functions Work in a team-oriented atmosphere that provides citizens and employees with accurate information, excellent customer service, and human relations skills which support the City's and department's mission Safely operate all light and heavy construction equipment Demonstrate skill in use and care of tools and equipment common to the trade Perform CPR and basic First Aid Leadership/Supervisory - Every employee in this position is accountable to: Foster a participatory organizational climate that is open, positive, reinforcing, and supportive Remain cognizant of and maintain the tenants of the City's Respectful workplace Encourage employees to be accountable for their work, and take ownership in what they do Demonstrate leadership and courage by making or supporting decisions that reflect the organizational mission and goals even when the decision may be unpopular to some Demonstrate collaboration and conflict resolution skills with other departments and employees Help employees to see the value of developing their skills, and assist them in eliminating barriers to their development; encourage employees to step outside of their comfort zone to develop their skills Provide meaningful, timely employee feedback and appraisals, and effectively address employee performance problems Effectively supervise, mentor, and motivate in a team environment JOB SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS Essential Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities, and Tasks 1. Provides direction and instruction in a lead capacity for a street construction crew, including: Pro-actively observing performance, and assisting with problem resolution and coordination of activities Participating in recruitment and selection of street maintenance personnel Developing, providing, and overseeing training of new employees Evaluating performance of employees and providing annual appraisals to assigned personnel Reviewing and approving reports submitted by assigned personnel Preparing daily work report showing hourly utilization of manpower, equipment, and materials Investigating citizen complaints concerning performance of employees or construction activity Responsible for scheduling staff and approving of leave requests and timesheets 2. Responsible to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing while providing appropriate public service and interaction, including: Participating in City programs, task forces, peer groups, and professional organizations Using appropriate oral and written communication to provide public information and explanation of activities Working with Street Operations Manager in formulating street maintenance programs Maintaining appropriate courtesy while with the public Mediating disputes Presenting a professional appearance and demeanor Preparing and submitting effective written reports, memos, activity logs, etc., to all levels of the organization Demonstrating effective oral communication skills with the public and other members of the department Demonstrating effective communication via the radio and other portable devices Keep Street Operations Manager updated of activities planned and completed 3. Plans, organizes, supervises, and participates as necessary in the repair and minor reconstruction of streets, including: Repairing, cleaning, patching, and sealing of streets Repairing and cleaning curbs, gutters, sidewalks, median islands, and concrete work Repairing and cleaning drainage facilities Layout and installation of pavement markings, lane line striping, and parking lot striping Fabrication and installation of new traffic signs in conformance with MUTCD, per work order and coding from Traffic Engineer Obtains utility locations for all sign installations Inspects and maintains replaces existing infield sign inventory in conformance with current MUTCD regulations Layout and setup of proper work zone traffic control Operating light and heavy equipment utilized in all street maintenance related activities 4. Performs work safely, including: Operating City vehicle Operating light and heavy construction equipment Maintaining Class A CDL Maintaining safe driving record 5.Maintains regular and punctual attendance Other Duties and Responsibilities 1. Supervises snow removal crews 2. Must be familiar with all aspects of snow and ice control, and able to perform snow-fighting duties as needed under the direction of scheduled Storm Supervisor 3. Will rotate on-call for snow Storm Supervisor duties during the winter months Incumbent is accountable for all duties of this job, and other projects and responsibilities may be added at the City's discretion POSITION REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS/PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Education, Experience, Skills, Formal Training, Licenses, and Certifications Required : Graduation from high school or GED Five (5) years ofexperience in the construction, maintenance, and repair of street-related infrastructure Three (3)years of experience in the supervisory or lead capacity of a construction and maintenance crew Valid driver's license, and maintain a safe driving record for continued employment Must be able to obtain and maintain a Class A Commercial Driver License with tanker and air brake endorsement within 90 days of employment Must be able to pass a DOT (Department of Transportation) physical upon hire and then every two years after that, or as required by medical examiner Preferred : Bachelor's degree or higher with course work in Construction Management, Business Administration, or related area of study Previous experience with snow removal duties and operations Any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience, which would provide the required knowledge and skills, may be considered Physical Requirements This position is physical in nature and requires sufficient physical strength and stamina to: Constantly sit while driving to and from work sites and operating heavy equipment on site; constantly walk on uneven terrain to assure crew safety and quality of work; frequently stand on uneven terrain Frequently squat and kneel in awkward confined spaces; occasionally crawl to inspect heavy equipment and work performed, and balance to enter and exit vehicles and heavy equipment at elevated heights; constantly climb to enter equipment and vehicles at elevated heights; constantly bend to observe work from cab of equipment; constantly reach below and overhead to operate equipment and enter vehicles; constant twisting while operating heavy equipment Constantly use light and/or firm grasp and fine manipulation to handle tools, equipment, and material Constantly step up and/or down to use ladders to enter vehicles; constant actuate mechanism to operate heavy machinery and vehicles Constantly use near and/or far acuity and hearing to safely perform duties and perform office tasks Frequently lift and carry up to 100 pounds from ground to waist to move manhole covers; constantly lift and carry up to 100 pounds to move cement bags andequipment; occasionally push/pull up to 100 pounds twenty (20) feet to lift and move manhole covers and other equipment WORKING CONDITIONS Work is occasionally performed indoors and constantly outdoors with frequent exposure to extreme temperatures.Maintenance and repair are performed year-round on busy City streets where loud noise and traffic may cause a distraction.Work is very physical in nature and requires a great amount of physical exertion in extreme conditions while working with material that can exceed 450 degrees Fahrenheit.On-call duty is also required for emergency maintenance and snow removal. Required Materials and Equipment Directs the operation of heavy and light construction equipment to include loaders, excavators, lift trucks, pavers, street sweepers, graders, tractor trailers, flushers, tandem and single axle dump trucks with snow plow and spreader, line grinders, plate compactors, asphalt rollers, oil distributors, concrete saws, crack cleaners, backpack blowers, stripers, sign fabrication equipment, gas- and electric-powered equipment, and a variety of hand tools.Uses Precise and Zonarsnow removal tracking/reporting system, personal computers, keyboards, telephones, two-way radios, copy machines, and other standard office equipment. PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Background check including employment references, criminal history, and driving record review Department of Transportation drug screen Department of Transportation physical Must be legally entitled to work in the United States Closing Date/Time: 8/19/2019 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, Colorado, United States
Jul 16, 2019
Full Time
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION This is a responsible position with the Parks, Recreation and Libraries Department, involving park regulation enforcement work, routine park maintenance, park patrol, interpretation, and visitor safety at Standley Lake Recreation Area. Position will be responsible for supervising approximately 20 seasonal employees and three (3) full time park rangers. Will be required to work a varied schedule including weekends and holidays. This is a safety sensitive position. In order to be considered for this position, all candidates must attach to their online application, a cover letter and resume (maximum of two pages). The full salary range for this position is stated above. The starting range of pay is dependent on qualifications and experience of each individual candidate. The City of Westminster offers a bonus of up to $1,500 per year depending on the employee's fluency in Spanish, Hmong, and/or Laotian. ORGANIZATIONAL COMPETENCIES AND CULTURAL VALUES/GENERAL COMPETENCIES The mission of every employee at the City of Westminster is to deliver exceptional value and quality of life through SPIRIT. Each employee is measured by the ability to adhere to the City's core values of Service, Pride, Integrity, Responsibility, Innovation, and Teamwork. This position supports the goals of the Parks, Recreation and Libraries Department, which enhances the quality of life for all Westminster citizens by providing diverse leisure, recreational and informational services and resources; and acquiring, developing and maintaining first-class parks, facilities, open space and recreational trails. This position works towards the accomplishment of the Departments mission: "Together we create exceptional opportunities for a vibrant community with a commitment to nature, wellness and literacy." Every employee is accountable to: Demonstrate a high level of customer service; encourage others to focus on the customer; foster an environment where customer service is a priority Communicate with customers to ensure that, where possible, they are satisfied and that their needs are being addressed; solicit and evaluate customer feedback Act as an ambassador by understanding and fostering the organization's mission and vision Exhibit pride in self, the department, the city and the community; conduct self in a professional manner Demonstrate integrity and build trust through credibility, reliability, commitment, loyalty and ethical behavior Address difficult or contentious issues in a constructive manner Support/promote change; demonstrate flexibility and takes calculated risks when appropriate Participate in personal growth opportunities and attend trainings designed to enhance capacity to bring new skills and ideas to the job and the organization Work to continuously improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the service or product being delivered Demonstrate support for team efforts by accepting new roles and responsibilities, and helping others achieve objectives Value diversity; demonstrate an awareness of differences; demonstrate sensitivity and adapt behaviors and communication to accommodate these differences GENERAL COMPETENCIES Citywide - Every employee in this position is accountable to: Establish effective interpersonal relationships through honest, open communication and follow-through on commitments Recognize personal strengths and weaknesses and target areas for personal self-development Demonstrate initiative in performing job tasks Exhibit problem-solving skills leading to sound judgment and quality decisions Achieve goals, handle assigned workload and new assignments effectively; demonstrate an ability to work independently Communicate effectively with individuals and groups using clear and concise verbal and written communications Demonstrate accountability for work and take ownership in job performance Demonstrate concern for the accuracy and quality of work; take steps to correct mistakes and improve the overall product Job Specific - Every employee in this position must be able to: Work independently as well as with others Objectively handle a wide variety of public contact situations Deal with emergency situations in a prompt, calm manner, using common sense action Demonstrate appropriate levels of sensitivity with staff and public in emergency situations Demonstrate and utilize knowledge of: general park practices and techniques first aid and rescue practices safe power boat operation local wildlife management issues Learn applicable municipal codes and pertinent park regulations for application in the field Demonstrate thorough knowledge of RecTrac including POS, reporting and rental functions Participate in cross functional teams within the organization Leadership/Supervisory - Every employee in this position is accountable to: Foster a participatory organizational climate that is open, positive, reinforcing and supportive Encourage employees to be accountable for their work and take ownership in what they do Demonstrate leadership and courage by making or supporting decisions that reflect the organizational mission and goals even when the decision may be unpopular to some Leader Demonstrate collaboration and conflict resolution skills with other departments and employees Help employees to see the value of developing their skills, and assist them in eliminating barriers to their development; encourage employees to step outside of their comfort zone to develop their skills Provide meaningful, timely employee feedback and appraisals, and effectively address employee performance problems Effectively supervise, mentor and motivate in a team environment JOB SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS Essential Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities and Tasks 1. Assists the Lake Operations Coordinator in the daily operations of the park, including: provides information to public collects fees and sells permits enforces park rules and regulations issues summonses patrols park areas in vehicles, boat and on foot performs routine maintenance on park vehicles, infrastructure and patrol boat prepares daily and weekly reports for staff and supervisor assists with park interpretive programs and special use permits 2. Schedules and supervises park ranger and seasonal staff to provide adequate patrol for park operations 3. Assists park visitors to create a guest friendly, well-informed environment that is safe and enjoyable 4. Handles visitor contacts with an emphasis on creating a first impression of a friendly, courteous and professional park ranger, with enforcement of rules and regulations still being important 5. Works independently when Lake Operations Coordinator is not present 6. Possesses a valid driver's license and maintains a safe driving record 7. Maintains regular and punctual attendance Other Duties and Responsibilities 1. Collects fees, performs general park maintenance, clean-up and participates in rescue and first aid activities 2. Protects park eco-system including vegetation and wildlife 3. Maintains records and patrol logs 4. Performs snow removal of park facilities, roads and parking lots Incumbent is accountable for all duties of this job and other projects and responsibilities may be added at the City's discretion. POSITION REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS/PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Education, Experience, Skills, Formal Training, Licenses and Certifications Required : Must be 21 years of age Graduation from high school or GED required Three (3) years of enforcement experience in a parks and recreation setting Two (2) years of experience serving in a supervisory capacity Experience with scheduling multiple employees with varied shifts Must possess first responder level first aid certification level or be able to obtain certification within the first year of hire Must possess a valid driver's license, provide proof of a safe driving record and maintain a safe driving record for continued employment Successful candidates will be required to participate in random drug testing per the City's Substance Abuse Screening Policy: Designation of Safety Sensitive Positions, in which, "Staff is licensed to carry Tasers and is responsible for performing emergency response operations, including vehicle operation at high speeds during emergencies. "Staff action or inaction can directly impact the safety and well-being of the public." Preferred : State certification in Aquatic Nuisance Species inspections and decontamination with a minimum of two (2) years of experience supervising and training employees in ANS prevention Two (2) years of college-level coursework in Parks, Recreation, Natural Resources, or related field; a four (4) year degree in one of the above fields is highly desirable Experience in park area operations Any equivalent combination of education, training and experience, which would provide the required knowledge and skills, may be considered. Physical Requirements Due to the nature of work, the ability to swim and sufficient physical stamina and strength are needed to: Frequent sitting to perform designated office tasks and to survey park for hazards and potential problems from a vehicle; Constant standing and walking over uneven terrain in all weather conditions to address hazards and potential park violations with public; Occasional running to address emergency situations Frequent squatting, bending, kneeling, balancing on a patrol boat, reaching overhead and below shoulder and twisting to perform park maintenance and other related duties; Occasional crawling and climbing to perform various park duties Frequent light and firm grasp to safely use tools and equipment; Constant fine manipulation and handling to perform maintenance and other duties Occasional step up/down from vehicles and stairs; Constant actuate mechanism to safely operate vehicles and heavy equipment; Normal near and far acuity to observe park for potential hazards and maintenance issues and hearing to communicate with public, groups, and staff Constantly lift up to fifty (50) pounds to move and place water buoys; Frequently lift up to 100 pounds to move equipment; Constantly carry up to fifty (50) pounds and occasionally carry up to 100 pounds of equipment and supplies; Constantly push/pull up to twenty-five (25) pounds, frequently push/pull fifty and occasionally push/pull greater than 100 pounds of equipment, supplies and material WORKING CONDITIONS Work is constantly performed indoor and outdoor with constant exposure to extreme temperatures. Position performs related duties and maintenance year round at a highly public, municipal park. This is a highly active, visible position within a multi use municipal park, where periods of high activity and stress may exist. Required Materials and Equipment Operates a 4-wheel drive vehicle, pick-up truck and trailer, tractors and chainsaws, 150 HP 18 ft. power boat, ATV, two-way and marine radios to communicate by voice to other lake personnel, cash register, telephone, oxygen bottles and other first aid equipment, personal computers, 10-key, fax machine and other standard office equipment. Earplugs, face masks, goggles, waders, and bulletproof vests may be used at times. PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Background checks will include employment references and criminal history and when applicable, credit check, driver's license record, education verification Pre-employment drug screen Pre-employment physical Must be legally entitled to work in the United States Closing Date/Time: 8/19/2019 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, Colorado, United States
Jun 28, 2019
Full Time
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION The Aide -Aquatics position is responsible for assisting with the enforcement of policies, teaching lessons, rules, guidelines and regulations governing the conduct of patrons using municipal aquatics facilities.Position requires working evenings, weekends, holidays and requires the ability to travel to work at all City facility pools as needed. The full salary range for this position is stated above. The starting range of pay is dependent on qualifications and experience of each individual candidate. ORGANIZATIONAL COMPETENCIES AND CULTURAL VALUES/GENERAL COMPETENCIES The mission of every employee at the City of Westminster is to deliver exceptional value and quality of life through SPIRIT. Each employee is measured by the ability to adhere to the City's core values of Service, Pride, Integrity, Responsibility, Innovation, and Teamwork. This position supports the goals of the Parks, Recreation and Libraries Department, which enhances the quality of life for all Westminster citizens by providing diverse leisure, recreational and informational services and resources; and acquiring, developing and maintaining first-class parks, facilities, open space and trails. GENERAL COMPETENCIES Job Specific - Every employee in this position must be able to: Assist in ensuring pool safety rules firmly and courteously with the public Work courteously with the public and support the City of Westminster guest service philosophy and the SPIRIT (Service, Pride, Integrity, Responsibility, Innovation, Teamwork) values Act quickly and calmly in emergency situations by making proper judgments as to the correct course of action Assist in instructing swimming classes of various age groups and ability levels Perform basic swim strokes - front crawl, back crawl, backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke and butterfly stroke for a minimum of 10 yards Demonstrate preventative lifeguarding and current lifeguard techniques, and procedures related to rescue of a drowning swimmers or any user in a distressful situation in or around the swimming pool Act quickly and calmly in emergency situations by making proper judgments as to the correct course of action Rescue swimmers in danger of drowning Pass the City of Westminster's swim and lifeguard skills test Demonstrate first aid procedures common in swimming pool operations Demonstrate CPR and rescue breathing skills within certification standards, and the use of an AED (Automated External Defibrillator) Work courteously with the public and support the City of Westminster guest service philosophy and the SPIRIT values (service, pride, integrity, responsibility, innovation, teamwork) All employees are expected to provide excellent customer service, communicate in an effective manner both verbally and in writing, display professionalism and integrity, work efficiently, effectively and accurately, work independently and as part of a team, take initiative, solve problems, display good judgment, take ownership for delivering a high quality product or service, have regular and punctual attendance, and effectively handle emergency situations. JOB SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS Essential Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities and Tasks Assists in monitoring activities in swimming pool areas to prevent drownings, injuries or accidents and teach lessons Assists rescues of swimmers in danger of drowning and administers first aid Assists in maintaining order in swimming pool and adjacent areas Performs cleaning duties including, but not limited to pool, locker rooms, and deck Follows department guest host philosophy Attends monthly in-service training Maintains regular and punctual attendance Other Duties and Responsibilities Assists in maintaining records of activity levels and usage Aids in conducting classes in swimming for various age groups and levels of ability Incumbent is accountable for all duties of this job and other projects and responsibilities may be added at the City's discretion. POSITION REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS/PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Education, Experience, Skills, Formal Training, Licenses and Certifications Required : At least 15 years of age at time of employment Ability to pass Starfish Aquatics Institute StarGuard Training, standard First Aid certification, and CPR/AED certification within 30 days of hire Preferred : One (1) full year experience as a lifeguard at a year-round public pool or two (2) summer seasons at a seasonal public pool CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer certification, standard first aid certification, and lifeguard training certification Any equivalent combination of education, training and experience, which would provide the required knowledge and skills, may be considered. Physical Requirements Work performed is physical in nature and involves sufficient physical strength and stamina for: Constant sitting, standing, and walking throughout pool area to observe patrons' adherence to facility rules and inspect for safety hazards Constant near and far acuity to observe pools for possible troubled swimmers and safety hazards; constant hearing to be aware of troubled individual that may be out of line of sight Frequent crouching, squatting, kneeling, bending, and twisting to perform pool maintenance and rescue duties; frequent climbing and balancing to ascent and descend elevated lifeguard stands Frequent light grasp to hold rescue tubes throughout shift and safely use maintenance items; occasional firm grasp and fine motor skills to perform water testing, first aid, and other emergency functions Occasional reaching overheard to pull up to lifeguard stands; frequent reaching below shoulder to perform pool maintenance and emergency functions Occasional lifting of ten (10) pounds from floor to overhead to move equipment and supplies; occasional lifting of up to seventy-five (75) pounds from floor to chest to assist in moving furniture, equipment, and patrons on backboards Occasionally carry seventy-five (75) pounds up to fifty (50) feet, and fifty (50) pounds up to 100 feet to perform emergency rescues; occasionally push and/or pull seventy-five (75) pounds to remove individuals from pool area in an emergency situation, and set up bleachers for events and lane ropes for lap swim WORKING CONDITIONS Work is constantly performed in a high volume indoor pool setting with constant exposure to loud noise and wet/humid conditions and pool water. Work includes periods of high activity and stress during emergency situations. High public contact position requiring adequate spoken interaction with the public and pool guests. Required Materials and Equipment Knowledge of lifeguard equipment to include but not limited to rescue tubes, backboards, bag valve masks, AED, whistles, chemical testing kits, basic pool chemicals, telephones, two-way radios, and megaphones. Uses cleaning chemicals and cleaning equipment such as pool vacuum, hose, pressure washer, and scrubbers. Operates personal computers and other standard office equipment. PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Candidates must be legally entitled to work in the United States and must successfully pass a criminal background check, reference check, and substance screen. There may be additional pre-employment requirements depending on the nature of the position. We are a caring, courteous, team-oriented organization committed to public service excellence. Employees thrive in a culture that is respectful, professional and diverse. Our work culture encourages passionate, positive and enthusiastic employees. Westminster is a drug-free workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer. Closing Date/Time: 12/30/2019 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, Colorado, United States
Jun 28, 2019
Full Time
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION The Hourly Lifeguard position is responsible for ensuring the safety of guests, surveillance of the pool facility and surrounding areas, enforcement of policies, rules, and regulations, and governing the conduct of guests using a municipal swimming pool.Position requires working evenings, weekends, and holidays, and requires ability to travel to work at all City facility pools as needed.Recreation staff have the primary responsibility of ensuring the safety of program participants. This position is classified as safety-sensitive due to the nature of the work. Employees in this position may be subject to random drug testing and/or heightened supervision per the personnel policies and rules. The full salary range for this position is stated above. The starting range of pay is dependent on qualifications and experience of each individual candidate. Hours for this part-time, non-benefited position vary but may include weekdays, evenings, and weekends. ORGANIZATIONAL COMPETENCIES AND CULTURAL VALUES/GENERAL COMPETENCIES The mission of every employee at the City of Westminster is to deliver exceptional value and quality of life through SPIRIT. Each employee is measured by the ability to adhere to the City's core values of Service, Pride, Integrity, Responsibility, Innovation, and Teamwork. This position supports the goals of the Parks, Recreation and Libraries Department, which enhances the quality of life for all Westminster citizens by providing diverse leisure, recreational, and informational services and resources; and acquiring, developing, and maintaining first-class parks, facilities, open space, and trails. This position works toward the accomplishment of the department's mission: Together we create exceptional opportunities for a vibrant community with a commitment to nature, wellness and literacy. GENERAL COMPETENCIES Job Specific - Every employee in this position must be able to: Demonstrate preventative lifeguarding and current lifeguard techniques, standards, and procedures related to rescue of a drowning swimmers or any user in a distressful situation in or around the swimming pool Act quickly and calmly in emergency situations by making proper judgments as to the correct course of action Rescue swimmers in danger of drowning Pass the City of Westminster's swim and lifeguard skills test Demonstrate first aid procedures common in swimming pool operations Demonstrate CPR and rescue breathing skills within certification standards, and the use of an AED (Automated External Defibrillator) Work courteously with the public and support the City of Westminster guest service philosophy and the SPIRIT values (service, pride, integrity, responsibility, innovation, teamwork) All employees are expected to provide excellent customer service, communicate in an effective manner both verbally and in writing, display professionalism and integrity, work efficiently, effectively and accurately, work independently and as part of a team, take initiative, solve problems, display good judgment, take ownership for delivering a high quality product or service, have regular and punctual attendance, and effectively handle emergency situations. JOB SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS Essential Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities, and Tasks 1. Monitors activities in swimming pool areas to prevent drownings, injuries, or accidents 2. Responds appropriately to emergencies 3. Provides quality swim lesson instruction 4. Participates in all maintenance andcleaning duties including, but not limited to pool, locker rooms, deck, and surrounding facilities 5. Effectively enforces pool rules while following department guest host philosophy 6. Participates in and attends monthly in-service trainings 7. Maintains regular and punctual attendance Other Duties and Responsibilities 1. Instructs swimming classes of various age groups and ability levels 2. Maintains records of activity levels and usage Incumbent is accountable for all duties of this job, and other projects and responsibilities may be added at the City's discretion. POSITION REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS/PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Education, Experience, Skills, Formal Training, Licenses, and Certifications Required : Must be at least 16 years of age Ability to pass Starfish Aquatics Institute StarGuard Training, standard First Aid certification, and CPR/AED certification within 30 days of hire Must pass a required swim test during the interview process Preferred : One (1) full year experience as a lifeguard at a year-round public pool or two (2) summer seasons at a seasonal public pool CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer certification, standard first aid certification, and lifeguard training certification Any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience, which would provide the required knowledge and skills, may be considered. Physical Requirements Work performed is physical in nature and involves sufficient physical strength and stamina for: Constant sitting, standing, and walking throughout pool area to observe patrons' adherence to facility rules and inspect for safety hazards Constant near and far acuity to observe pools for possible troubled swimmers and safety hazards; constant hearing to be aware of troubled individual that may be out of line of sight Frequent crouching, squatting, kneeling, bending, and twisting to perform pool maintenance and rescue duties; frequent climbing and balancing to ascent and descend elevated lifeguard stands Frequent light grasp to hold rescue tubes throughout shift and safely use maintenance items; occasional firm grasp and fine motor skills to perform water testing, first aid, and other emergency functions Occasional reaching overheard to pull up to lifeguard stands; frequent reaching below shoulder to perform pool maintenance and emergency functions Occasional lifting of ten (10) pounds from floor to overhead to move equipment and supplies; occasional lifting of up to seventy-five (75) pounds from floor to chest to assist in moving furniture, equipment, and patrons on backboards Occasionally carry seventy-five (75) pounds up to fifty (50) feet, and fifty (50) pounds up to 100 feet to perform emergency rescues; occasionally push and/or pull seventy-five (75) pounds to remove individuals from pool area in an emergency situation, and set up bleachers for events and lane ropes for lap swim WORKING CONDITIONS Work is constantly performed in a high volume indoor pool setting with constant exposure to loud noise and wet/humid conditions.Work includes periods of high activity and stress during emergencies. Sufficient physical strength, stamina, and conditioning are needed to rescue swimmers in danger of drowning who may resist rescue. Required Materials and Equipment Knowledge oflifeguard equipment to include but not limited to rescue tubes, backboards, bag valve masks, AED, whistles, chemical testing kits, basic pool chemicals, telephones, two-way radios, and megaphones. Uses cleaning chemicals and cleaning equipment such as pool vacuum, hose, pressure washer, and scrubbers. Operates personal computers and other standard office equipment. PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Candidates must be legally entitled to work in the United States and must successfully pass a criminal background check, reference check, and substance screen. There may be additional pre-employment requirements depending on the nature of the position. We are a caring, courteous, team-oriented organization committed to public service excellence.Employees thrive in a culture that is respectful, professional and diverse.Our work culture encourages passionate, positive and enthusiastic employees.Westminster is a drug-free workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer. Closing Date/Time: 12/30/2019 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, Colorado, United States
Apr 09, 2019
Seasonal
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION The SeasonalSpecialist is responsible for painting, cleaning, and performing various manual labor jobs at the City's water or wastewater treatment facilities. This position may require operating City vehicles, machinery and hand or power tools and performs work of a physically demanding nature. This position works four 10-hour days or five 8-hour days during the week from May through September. The full salary range for this position is stated above. The starting range of pay is dependent on qualifications and experience of each individual candidate. ORGANIZATIONAL COMPETENCIES AND CULTURAL VALUES/GENERAL COMPETENCIES The mission of every employee at the City of Westminster is to deliver exceptional value and quality of life through SPIRIT.Each employee is measured by the ability to adhere to the City's core values of Service, Pride, Integrity, Responsibility, Innovation, and Teamwork. This position supports the goals of the Public Works and Utilities Department, which maintains and enhances the safety and well-being of the community by providing exceptional water and wastewater service, and maintaining the City's extensive network of street infrastructure. The department continuously strives to meet the needs of the community by constantly focusing on customer service, efficient and effective utilization of resources, safety, innovation, and teamwork. GENERAL COMPETENCIES Job Specific - Every employee in this position must be able to: Utilize knowledge of equipment, materials, and practices used in general Public Works maintenance, construction, and repair Utilize knowledge of applicable safety rules and procedures Understand and follow spoken instructions Operate light and heavy equipment including hand tools, power tools, sewer rodders, air compressors, and pick-up trucks Work effectively with minimal supervision Detect safety concerns during the daily operations of the water and wastewater system Establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, citizens, and contractors All employees are expected to provide excellent customer service, communicate in an effective manner both verbally and in writing, display professionalism and integrity, work efficiently, effectively and accurately, work independently and as part of a team, take initiative, solve problems, display good judgment, take ownership for delivering a high quality product or service, have regular and punctual attendance, and effectively handle emergency situations. JOB SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS Essential Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities, and Tasks 1. Paints in designated facilities 2. Performs general custodial work in all areas of the facility, including sweeping, mopping, vacuuming and dusting 3. Moves and stock supplies throughout facility 3. Performs minor repair to facility fixtures 4. Performs basic preventative maintenance on pump and lift stations, including: Greasing pumps Cleaning and blowing filters Painting and cleaning pump and lift stations 5. Operates light equipment such as pick-up trucks, air compressors, sewer rodders, and other equipment as required 6. Possess a valid driver's license and safe driving record 7. Maintains regular and punctual attendance Other Duties and Responsibilities Incumbent is accountable for all duties of this job, and other projects and responsibilities may be added at the City's discretion. POSITION REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS/PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Education, Experience, Skills, Formal Training, Licenses, and Certifications Required : Must be at least 18 years of age Graduation from high school or GED Valid driver's license and maintenance of a safe driving record Preferred : Knowledge of the safe operation of hand and power tools Any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience, which would provide the required knowledge and skills, may be considered. Physical Requirements Work is physical in nature and requires sufficient physical strength and stamina to: Occasionally sit while driving to work assignments and performing office tasks; frequently stand and constantly walk on uneven terrain in all weather conditions to safely complete assigned tasks Occasional squatting, twisting, climbing, and balancing to inspect assigned areas Frequently crouch, squat, bend, twist, and kneel in awkward confined spaces; frequently climb equipment, trenches, and 45-foot ladders through 24-inch diameter manholes Frequent light and firm grasp to properly use tools and equipment; occasional fine manipulation use to perform office duties; constant handling to safely use machinery and heavy equipment Occasional step up and down to enter and exit vehicles and climb ladders up to 45 feet; constant actuate mechanism to safely operate heavy equipment and vehicles Constant near and far acuity and hearing to safely perform duties Occasional lifting and carrying of up to fifty (50) pounds from ground to waist to move materials and supplies; constant carrying up to fifty (50) pounds at waist level up to twenty (20) feet to move materials and supplies to work areas WORKING CONDITIONS Work is constantly performed indoors and outdoors with constant exposure to extreme temperatures.While performing the duties of this job, the employee works near moving mechanical parts and high-speed rotating equipment; work is performed in high and precarious places with exposure to wet or humid conditions, fumes, and/or airborne particles. Required Materials and Equipment Operates heavy and light equipment such as pick-up trucks, hand and power tools, gas detectors, air compressors, air blowers, tripods, vacuums, mops, floor machines, brooms, and cleaning materials and agents.Depending on the project, may also utilize small tools such as hammers, shovels, saws, measuring tape, levels, drills, and power tools to complete assigned responsibilities. PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Candidates must be legally entitled to work in the United States and must successfully pass a criminal background check, reference check, and substance screen. There may be additional pre-employment requirements depending on the nature of the position. We are a caring, courteous, team-oriented organization committed to public service excellence.Employees thrive in a culture that is respectful, professional and diverse.Our work culture encourages passionate, positive and enthusiastic employees.Westminster is a drug-free workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer. Closing Date/Time: 9/9/2019 8:30 AM Mountain