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.

22 job(s) at City of Westminster, Colorado

Westminster, Colorado Westminster, CO, USA
Feb 14, 2018
Full Time
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION The Crewleader position includes lead worker and skilled work in parks maintenance. Work includes operating various types of heavy equipment; performing skilled tasks in turf and grass maintenance, as well as repair and construction of City parks and other public facilities; leading a crew of regular and seasonal employees in specific repair and maintenance operations; and performing and supervising turf maintenance including fertilization, aeration, mowing, and pesticide control. Work involves the responsibility of supervising the performance of a variety of tasks in maintenance of developed parks and facilities. Position also requires leading and example setting for other employees, and using initiative to ensure efficient completion of assigned work. Work is performed under the direct supervision of a foreman to ensure adherence to prescribed work standards and quality performance. 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 trails. This position works towards the accomplishment of the Department's 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: Apply considerable education, training, and/or experience in all phases of horticulture management, including turf maintenance, tree care, and herbicide and pesticide application Utilize knowledge of applicable work safety rules, procedures, and standards Lead and Supervise a large group of regular, hourly and seasonal employees in the accomplishment of various defined tasks Use working knowledge of irrigation operation and repairs Follow oral and written instructions Utilize detailed record keeping experience and report writing Utilize electronic tools and software for a variety of job functions Track operating budgets Be flexible in all work assignments and work schedules Carry out work efficiently with minimal supervision Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and work groups Deal effectively and professionally with the general public, consultants, and vendors Read and interpret blueprints Demonstrate knowledge of: The general practices applied in the care and safe operation of a wide variety of light and heavy construction and maintenance equipment Laws and regulations pertaining to operation of equipment upon highways Work safety rules and procedures Safely operate and train others in the safe operation of mechanical hand tools and various light and heavy equipment Read and understand construction documents Develop and maintain maintenance schedules Continue educational classes in turf maintenance, forestry, horticulture, open space, or landscape construction JOB SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS Essential Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities, and Tasks 1. Operate various types of heavy and light equipment including backhoes, dump trucks, trenchers, gang mowers, truck/trailer combinations, skid steer loader, forklift, trencher, farm tractor and attachments, power and hand tools, as well as agricultural equipment to plant trees, install sod, seed open space and park areas, and install other landscape improvements as needed 2. Hire, train, supervise and develop full time staff for full collaboration with the Parks maintenance team 3. Perform, lead, and train regular and seasonal and hourly employees in: Safe and efficient operation of heavy and light equipment, tools, and vehicles Maintenance, repair, and construction of parks and related public facilities Repair and maintenance operations Painting, plumbing, carpentry, installation of irrigation upgrades, welding, and graffiti control 4. Work a flexible schedule as operations dictate, Monday thru Friday with holiday and weekend responsibilities 5. Develop a written maintenance plan for all Parks and a schedule that accomplishes that maintenance plan 6. Perform and supervise turf maintenance including: Fertilization Aeration Mowing Pesticide control 7. Possess a valid driver's license, operate City vehicles in a safe and responsible manner, including driving in all weather conditions, and possess or is able to obtain a Class B Commercial Driver License within six (6) months of employment 8. Maintain regular and punctual attendance Other Duties and Responsibilities 1. Remove snow at City facilities, parks, and trails when needed 2. Inventory, maintain, and recommend purchase of equipment and supplies 3. Coordinate and assist on the set-up and teardown of annual holiday displays 4. Take on-call duty as necessary for snow removal, other weather-related events, or planned City events 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 three (3) years of full-time experience in landscape and/or turf maintenance At least one (1) year of lead worker experience Possession of a valid driver's license and maintain a safe driving record Possession of or be able to obtain a Class B Commercial Driver License within six (6) months of selection to the position. Candidate hired for this will be subject to federally-mandated drug and alcohol testing and be required to pass a Department of Transportation (DOT) physical every two (2) years Must obtain Colorado Department of Agriculture Qualified Supervisor license within one year of hire Preferred : Graduation from an accredited four-year college with major course work in parks management, turf management, or arboriculture (may be substituted for one (1) year of the required three (3) years of experience) 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 and perform snow removal Frequent bending, kneeling, and reaching below shoulder to perform irrigation repair 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 step up/down to enter and exit vehicles and climb ladders; constant actuate mechanism to safely operate heavy equipment and vehicles Standard near/far acuity and hearing Occasional lifting of up to 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/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 Operates light equipment such as pick-up trucks, small dump truck, tractors, horticultural hand tools, rototillers, sod cutters, pruners, shovels, self-propelled walk-behind mowers, riding mowers, snow blowers, 20-foot trailers, irrigation systems, woodworking and welding tools, backpack sprayer, and other equipment as necessary. Heavy equipment operation may include front-end loaders, backhoes, trenchers, road graders, and truck and trailer combinations. Depending on the project, may also utilize small tools such as hammers, saws, measuring tape, levels, drills, and power tools to complete assigned responsibilities. Because of the use and exposure to loud machinery, constant noise levels, and pesticides and chemicals, safety glasses, earplugs, safety shoes, spray and dust masks, and chemical suits are used. 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: 2/26/2018 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, CO, USA
Feb 05, 2018
Seasonal
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION The Seasonal Specialist - Golf Maintenance position is a seasonal position at either of the City's two golf courses, Legacy Ridge Golf Course or Walnut Creek Golf Preserve.This position is unskilled and semi-skilled, involving light equipment operation and maintenance work of a primarily physically demanding nature.All positions require manual labor, customer service skills, and the availability to work varied hours, including weekends and holidays.Must be at least 16 years of age for this position. SPECIAL NOTE: The starting range of pay is dependent on qualifications and experience of each individual candidate. The higher pay rates are reserved for those candidates who display additional skillsbased on previous background and work independently with more technical responsibilities. Part-time and full-time positions are available for candidates age 16 and up. Some weekend and holiday availability is required. 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. 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 knowledge of equipment, materials, and practices used in golf course maintenance, construction, and repair Possess knowledge of applicable safety rules and procedures Understand and follow spoken and written instructions Operate light equipment such as mowers and/or hand tools Take care of equipment Work well within a team environment and independently; show initiative JOB SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS Essential Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities, and Tasks 1. Assists in daily maintenance of golf course, including: mowing weeding edging flymowing waters flowers, trees, and shrubs 2. Operates light equipment, including: walk-behind mowers sand trap rakes golf carts manual hand tools spray equipment tractors trimming machines other related mowing equipment 3. Assists with small construction and maintenance projects 4. Assists in daily course set-up including cutting cups, moving tee markers, "hot spot" monitoring, and sand trap maintenance 5. Assists with various levels of irrigation and drainage projects 6. Assists with additional maintenance of the golf course, including: greens maintenance programs application of fertilizers and herbicides sodding, top dressing, and tree and shrub planting annual and perennial beds tee and green renovation 7. Maintains regular and punctual attendance Other Duties and Responsibilities 1. Work in a fast-paced environment, take instruction, and learn quickly 2. Operate special mowing and grooming equipment and power tools 3. Acts as lead worker for Seasonal Laborers 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 a minimum of 16 years of age or older ( limited positions available for 16- and 17- year-olds as there are age requirements for operating some pieces of equipment) A valid driver's license, provide proof of a safe driving record, and maintain a safe driving record for continued employment Preferred : Landscape and maintenance experience 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 requires sufficient stamina and strength to: Frequently sit, stand, and walk indoors and outdoors, and over uneven terrain Frequent step up and down, and actuate mechanism to safely operate and enter and exit golf carts and vehicles Constant near acuity to perform office tasks; constant far acuity to observe course for maintenance needs and safety hazards; constant hearing to effectively communicate with guests and staff, and to be aware of any possible dangers on golf course Constant noise levels of machinery and equipment such as lawnmowers, edgers, and string weed trimmers require safety precautions that include the wearing of ear protection and possibly safety goggles Occasional lifting of up to fifty (50) pounds from floor to overhead to stock material and supplies; occasional lifting of up to eighty (80) pounds from floor to waist and carrying of up to eighty (80) pounds fifteen (15) feet to move bags of concrete, fertilizer, and rocks to work site and storage; occasional pushing or pulling of up to 100 pounds to transport maintenance supplies in clubhouse and on course using a pallet jack and wheelbarrows WORKING CONDITIONS Exposure to constant noise levels of machinery and equipment such as mowers, edgers, and string weed trimmers.May be required to utilize safety precautions that may include the wearing of ear protection and safety goggles when directed by supervisors. Required Materials and Equipment Employee may utilize the following: large and small mowing equipment, small landscape equipment (weed cutters, edgers, etc.), small hand tools, fertilizer spreaders, golf carts, tractors, spray equipment, power washers, trenchers, and other general golf course equipment. PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Background checks will include employment references and criminal history, and when applicable, credit check, driver's license record, and education verification Drug screen Must be legally entitled to work in the United States Closing Date/Time: 5/21/2018 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, CO, USA
Feb 05, 2018
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: 4/30/2018 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, CO, USA
Feb 15, 2018
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION Join our team as a Massage Therapist! All massage and office supplies are provided, and our staff takes care of all administrative duties: scheduling, reminder calls, payments, etc. For therapists that want to come in and focus their time and skills on the clients, this is the place for you! We also provide additional opportunities to work and make extra money, such as events, meetings, and promotions. The Massage Therapist position is responsible for providing a variety of safe and effective therapeutic massages while consistently exceeding guest expectations. This position demonstrates respect, sensitivity and concern for guest's needs in a professional manner, maintains and monitors work schedules as booked, exercises dependability and willingness to work a flexible schedule, upholds program standards of conduct, grooming, dress and personal hygiene, performs daily routine of set-up and breakdown procedures of massage rooms, and maintains a neat and well-stocked massage room. Recreation staff have the primary responsibility of ensuring the safety of program participants. 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 a variety of massage techniques Maintain a professional relationship with clientele Keep work areas clean and treatment rooms organized according to standards Maintain accurate documentation and SOAP notes Maintain storage areas to ensure cleanliness, freshness, and organization Provide at least five (5) hours of massage per shift not including set up and break down 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. Provides City of Westminster guests with a variety of massage techniques 2. Maintains nationally-recognized certification and CPR 3. Attends staff meetings 4. Is willing to participate in special events 5. 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 21 years of age High school diploma or GED First Aid, CPR and AED certification by the first day of employment Graduation from an accredited 500+ hour massage therapy school Licensed Massage Therapist in the State of Colorado and listed with DORA or ability to obtain license prior to employment Any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience that 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 is constantly performed indoors with occasional outdoor activity.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 Laundry service will not be available through the City of Westminster.Therapist will provide all equipment and products needed to perform massage, excluding creams, massage tables, stereo, towels, sheets, pillows and hydrocollator, which the City will provide. 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: 3/26/2018 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, CO, USA
Feb 05, 2018
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: 4/30/2018 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, CO, USA
Feb 15, 2018
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION The Pilates Instructor position is responsible for teaching group and private Pilates classes to participants of various ages and ability levels.This position motivates participants and engages them in safe and effective exercise techniques.The Pilates Instructor is responsible for providing a comfortable and welcoming environment and being flexible to accommodate the individual needs of participants.Recreation staff have the primary responsibility of ensuring the safety of program participants. Hours for this position vary and may include early mornings, days, evenings, weekends and holidays. 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.This includes the acquiring, developing, and maintaining of 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 Pilates principles Instruct Pilates classes safely and effectively Direct students on how to strengthen core muscles by developing pelvic stability and abdominal control Demonstrate proper warm up and cool down techniques according to the Pilates principle Demonstrate safe and proper use of Pilates equipment Lead a class composed of individuals with various skill levels Communicate clearly with participants so that they can easily follow instructions before and during activity Provide an encouraging and motivating environment in which participants can attain their personal fitness goals Interact with guests and coworkers in a professional, friendly and courteous manner Keep Pilates studio clean and organized according to standards 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. Prepares studio for Pilates classes Sets up and breaks down equipment Calls private clients 24 hours in advance to confirm appointment 2. Instructs class participants on proper flexibility and strength exercises according to the Pilates principle Provides safe and effective workouts for different populations in accordance with class descriptions Demonstrates and instruct safe and proper use of equipment Provides clear and concise instruction before and during activity Encourages participants to remain motivated to attain their personal fitness goals 3. Provides welcoming environment to participants Maintains cleanliness of Pilates studio Acknowledges each class participant when they enter and leave the class Shows enthusiasm and friendliness to participants Uses professional conduct when interacting with participants and coworkers Demonstrates flexibility by accommodating the needs of individual participants 4. Maintains regular and punctual attendance Other Duties and Responsibilities 1. Attends staff meetings 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 21 years of age High school diploma or GED Nationally recognized Pilates certification with a minimum of 500 hours First Aid, CPR and AED certification by date of hire Minimum of two (2) years of experience teaching Pilates group classes including mat, chair, and reformer classes Preferred : Any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience, which would provide the required knowledge and skills, may be considered. Physical Requirements This is a physically demanding position that requires a high degree of 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 Maintain an elevated heart rate and high degree of movement and activity for extended periods of time WORKING CONDITIONS Work is constantly performed indoors with occasional outdoor activity.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 Wireless microphone, stereo, Reformers, Magic Circles and other Pilates-related 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: 3/26/2018 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, CO, USA
Feb 08, 2018
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION The After Hours Facility Supervisor position is responsible for assisting the Recreation Specialist staff in the management of Christopher Fields Softball complex during weekend and after hours rentals, which includes four (4) softball fields, restrooms, adjacent parking lots and contracted concession stand. Work is performed under general direction and reviewed periodically by Recreation Specialist staff. Position requires working mornings, days, evenings, nights, weekends, holidays and may require the ability to travel to other work at all City park facilities as needed. Recreation staff have the primary responsibility of ensuring the safety of program participants. 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: Work effectively with the public, coworkers, and other City employees Direct City of Westminster Police Department Staff in issues relating to facility rental Show leadership and assertiveness in enforcing rental policy guidelines and maintaining guest control in situations which may include intoxicated guests Demonstrate knowledge of recreation operations and philosophy Effectively handle emergency situations such as, injuries, lightning in the area, disgruntled guests and park maintenance concerns Follow established guidelines concerning facility operations such as usage policies, emergency procedures, personnel supervision, revenue receipt, and accounting Make decisions recognizing established procedures and practices, and to use resourcefulness and tact in meeting new situations and/or problems Recognize possible perpetrators of criminal activity, and to take appropriate action Work courteously with the public and support the City of Westminster guest service philosophy and the SPIRIT (service, pride, integrity, responsibility, innovation, teamwork) values 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 after hour rental facility supervision of Christopher Fields softball complex Assumes responsibility for recreation facility while on duty and maintains discipline in all areas of the complex during rental Assists in maintaining facilities in a clean, neat, and safe manner Opens or secures the facility as assigned before or at the conclusion of an after-hours rental Explains and provides information to facility users, completes checklists with renter prior to and at the conclusion of rental Follows department guest service philosophy Maintains regular and punctual attendance Other Duties and Responsibilities Demonstrates knowledge of City of Westminster recreation facilities and emergency procedures including emergency evacuation procedures, emergency shut off valves, city emergency and building maintenance contacts Monitors guest safety with high level awareness to safety and potential hazards Assesses complex to insure optimum safety of guests and staff during event by evaluating flow of guests, emergency exits, and ease of monitoring alcohol distribution 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 21 years old High school diploma or GED First Aid, CPR and AED certification within 90 days of hire Preferred : College coursework in recreation or closely related field Experience in recreation facilities 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 is constantly performed outdoors with occasional indoor activity. Indoor and outdoor work is performed in a high public use softball complex, where loud noise, weather 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 Personal computers, keyboards, typewriters, fax machine, calculators, telephones, copy machines, and other standard office equipment. Cleaning equipment such as mops, brooms and cleaning chemicals. Dollies and other standard maintenance 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: 2/26/2018 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, CO, USA
Feb 05, 2018
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, 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: 3/12/2018 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, CO, USA
Jan 19, 2018
Seasonal
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION The Park Ranger Trainee position is an entry level Parks position responsible for ensuring the integrity of the City's Aquatic Nuisance Species (ANS) program, entrance station operations, and paddle craft rental transactions. This position is ideal for candidates considering a career as a Park Ranger or Nature Interpreter, but may not yet be qualified for such positions. This position receives full training to inspect for invasive zebra/quagga mussels, milfoil, or other plant species on boats and personal watercraft and protects natural resources from non-native species that threaten wildlife, drinking water/irrigation, and all water-related outdoor recreation. This position is also responsible for greeting visitors at the entrance station and the paddle craft rental kiosk when assigned. This is a highly visible position, which is responsible for using a complex POS computer reservation system to process payments, and provide information and courteous service to visitors. This position requires the ability to multi-task, learn and use new technology, work quickly and accurately, and independently handle a high volume of visitors at peak times. Park Ranger Trainees will also have the opportunity to work alongside Park Rangers in their daily duties for 5-10 hours/week to receive Park Ranger training. This position is seasonal and works from mid-April through the beginning of October. Recreation staff have the primary responsibility of ensuring the safety of program participants. Must be willing and able to work a varied schedule including weekends, evenings, and holidays. 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: Work independently as well as with others Objectively handle a wide variety of public contact situations Learn applicable municipal codes and pertinent park regulations Demonstrate excellent skills in guest relations Understand and carry out oral and written instructions Assist the public and City staff in a friendly and helpful manner establishing effective working relationships Educate visitors on Standley Lake natural recreation and historical information Use tools and supplies for light cleaning Work in a high-usage/fast-paced leisure facility environment 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 Tags and un-tags boats per ANS protocols Process transactions related to entrance and paddle craft fees Provides nature education to park visitors by distributing brochures, promoting ANS education and answering questions about park information and regulations Protects the park ecosystem including vegetation and wildlife Performs cleaning and light maintenance of interior and exterior of ANS inspection/tag areas, including maintenance of entrance facilities and grounds Accurately counts and records all boat inspections/tagging Assists and/or job-shadows Park Rangers in their daily duties as assigned Maintains regular and punctual attendance Other Duties and Responsibilities Documents and reports visitor complaints Communicates appropriately with other Lake staff on reports, observations and visitor issues 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 High school diploma or GED Preferred : Experience or education in Parks, Recreation, Open Space, Natural Recreation or a similar field Currently seeking education in a career as a Park Ranger or Nature Interpreter 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 for: Stand or walk for the majority of up to a 10-hour shift Frequent sitting to perform designated office tasks and to survey park for hazards and potential problems; 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, 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 equipment; normal near and far acuity to observe park for potential hazards and maintenance issues, and hearing to communicate with public, groups, and staff Occasionally lift, carry, push or pull items weighing up to fifty (50) pounds WORKING CONDITIONS Work is constantly performed outdoors with exposure to extreme temperatures. Position performs related duties and maintenance seasonally 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 Two-way radios to communicate by voice to other lake personnel and/or dispatch, computers, telephone, various tools, and first aid 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: 5/1/2018 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, CO, USA
Jan 17, 2018
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION The Golf Course Attendant position is responsible for providing excellent customer service, helping with golf carts, ensuring the cleanliness and maintenance of the clubhouse, and picking up range balls. This position works at either of the City's two golf courses, Legacy Ridge or The Heritage Golf Course.This position requires the availability to work varied hours including holidays, evenings, early mornings, and weekends. Recreation staff have the primary responsibility of ensuring the safety of program participants. 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: Work well within a team environment Use golf carts and golf course equipment skillfully Take care of equipment Work independently Show initiative to perform duties without constant supervision 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. Provides excellent customer service a. Welcomes customers with a verbal greeting and smile b. Answers questions and directs customers to appropriate staff member or location 2. Cares for golf cart fleet a. Drive golf carts b. Clean golf carts c. Stage carts for daily play and tournaments 3. Picks range balls a. Drive a caged range picker b. Load and operate range equipment 4. Performs basic maintenance and cleaning a. Wash range balls and golf carts b. Clean golf cart barn, parking lot, clubhouse and clubhouse grounds c. Put our and pick up flag sticks d. Locks gates 5. Maintains regular and punctual attendance Other Duties and Responsibilities 1. Work in a fast-paced environment 2. Enforce golf course polices 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 16 years of age A valid driver's license, provide proof of a safe driving record, and maintain a safe driving record for continued employment 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 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 performed includes indoor and outdoor activity and 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.Exposure to periods of high activity and stress under demanding conditions. Required Materials and Equipment Golf carts and driving range equipment used in the daily operation of a golf course.Plus other cleaning tools including a power washer and vacuum. 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: 3/19/2018 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, CO, USA
Feb 19, 2018
Full Time
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION 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. The Maintenanceworker / Senior Maintenanceworker position is semi-skilled to skilled labor involving operation of light vehicles, machinery, and hand and power tools in public works maintenance and construction.Work requires considerable physical exertion and is performed under severe working conditions.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. Employee must be able to respond within thirty minutes when on-call.This is a safety sensitive position. The hiring range for this position will be $36,295.03 to $38,123.46 per year. 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 builds 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: Demonstrate safe operation of equipment, materials, and methods used in general public works maintenance, construction, and repair, especially those related to Streets Division Demonstrate knowledge of and willingness to apply work safety rules and procedures Establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, citizens, and contractors Demonstrate knowledge of Department Policies and Procedures and work safety rules and procedures Demonstrate knowledge in filling out all proper paper for documentation to include daily paper work and incident reports Accurately follow verbal and written instructions Safely use all tools vehicles and other equipment, materials and supplies Wear personal protection equipment such as hardhat, steel toed boots, safety vest, safety glasses, gloves and ear protection JOB SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS Essential Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities and Tasks 1. Operates heavy and light construction equipment, including: Tandems and single axle dump trucks Snow plows Spreaders Line grinders Plate compactors Asphalt rollers Concrete saws Crack sealers Backpack blowers Gas and electric powered equipment Hand tools Other equipment as required 2. Performs street maintenance duties, including: Patching road surfaces Building and setting forms Pouring and finishing concrete Constructing, maintaining, and repairing of curbs, gutters, sidewalks, and culverts 3. Performs work safely, including: Operating City vehicle Maintaining CDL Class A Maintaining safe driving record 4. Senior Maintenance worker may operate as a lead over work crew, including: Organizing, training and supervising patching and crack sealing maintenance and repair 5. Maintains regular and punctual attendance Other Duties and Responsibilities 1. May perform painting, carpentry and masonry work 2. May be required to perform Maintenanceworker duties from other primary assignment areas, such as traffic signs and markings, water and wastewater, etc. 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 possession of a GED Experience in safe operation of tools, equipment, and light vehicles Experience in maintenance and repair work Valid driver's license with safe driving record Obtain and maintain Commercial Driver License Class A within 90 days of employment Preferred : Minimum of two (2) years ofexperience in the construction/maintenance trades Any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience, which would provide the required knowledge and skills, may be considered. Progression to Senior Maintenceworker is based on three (3) years of experience satisfactory performance with the City as a Maintenanceworker and must meet a performance measures evaluation guidelines that demonstrates knowledge of street maintenance operation.Prior outside experience may be considered toward the three year requirement with the City of Westminster. Physical Requirements This position is physical in nature and requires sufficient physical strength and stamina to: Frequently sit while driving to and from work sites and frequently stand and walk on uneven terrain Frequently crouch/squat, bend/twist and kneel in awkward confined spaces; frequently climb ladders, equipment and trenches; occasionally climb/balance stairs and fences Frequent light grasp and reaching; occasional firm grasp and fine motor functions to handle tools and material Constant near/far acuity and hearing to safely perform duties and perform office tasks Occasional lifting of up to 100 pounds from ground to waist to move manhole covers; Occasional lifting of up to eighty (80) pounds from ground to shoulder to move cement bags and equipment and occasional lifting of forty (40) pounds overhead; occasional carrying and pushing/pulling of up to 100 pounds twenty (20) feet to lift and move manhole covers WORKING CONDITIONS Occasionally performs work indoors and constantly outdoors with frequent exposure to extreme temperatures and weather conditions.Performs maintenance and repair work 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 exceeds 450 degrees Fahrenheit.On-call duty is also required for emergency maintenance and snow removal. Required Materials and Equipment Heavy and light construction vehicles and equipment including tandem and single axle dump trucks with snow plow and spreader, asphalt roller, line grinder, plate compactor, concrete saw, crack sealer, back pack blower, gas and electric powered equipment, jack hammer, generators, pumps, hand tools, construction materials, or supplies or any other related vehicles, equipment or tools.Personal protection equipment such as hardhat, steel-toed boots, safety vest, safety glasses, gloves and ear protection. General office equipment including a personal computer, telephone, radio, copier, and fax machine. PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Background check including employment references, criminal history, and driving record review If current CDL holder DOT questionnaire (Form 49 CFR part 40 Drug and Alcohol Testing) and required background check will be submitted to previous employer for the past two years Drug screen Physical Must be legally entitled to work in the United States Closing Date/Time: 3/5/2018 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, CO, USA
Feb 07, 2018
Part Time
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION The Library Associate II- Public Services position is paraprofessional library work assisting the Adult Services and Youth Services Librarians in providing reader's advisory and reference services within the library.Incumbent(s) may work at either College Hill or Irving Street Library and must be willing to work as needed. This position will be required to work a weekly Sunday shift and hours may include days, evenings, weekends, and holidays. 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 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, 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 communication 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: Have and maintain a working knowledge of nonfiction titles, as well as popular authors and titles within a wide range of genre categories in fiction for all ages Demonstrate a working knowledge of the Dewey Decimal System; knowledge of the Library of Congress (LC) system is desirable Be skilled in computer searching by title, author, and subject; a working knowledge of the Horizon system is preferred Have a working knowledge of Word and Excel Demonstrate strong customer service skills and enjoy working with a wide variety of people Be able to juggle many tasks effectively in a busy environment Possess creative thinking skills, and good oral and written communication skills Be knowledgeable of basic library procedures, methods, and techniques Ability to assist others with ebooks and various ereaders Be able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with City of Westminster and Front Range Community College co-workers, supervisors, and patrons Assist library staff in weeding, mending, and ordering of books and materials JOB SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS Essential Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities, and Tasks 1. Provide staff coverage and excellent customer service for the Information and/or Youth Services desks 2. Make recommendations to patrons searching for titles to read, helps students with assignments, aids consumers with topic searches, directs patrons to other areas of the library, and helps patrons fill out purchase requests and interlibrary loan requests 3. Assist library staff in weeding, mending, and ordering of books and materials 4. May be asked to present story times for children 5. Maintain regular and punctual attendance Other Duties and Responsibilities 1. Instructs patrons on the use of electronic resources through formal and informal situations 2. May assist in creating bibliographies, bulletin boards, library promotions, and book displays 3. Leads tours of the library facilities 4. Supervises volunteers when other library staff is not available 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 Some experience working with adults, young adults, or children in a library, school, day care, preschool, or similar public service environment Preferred : College degree At least two (2) years of experience working with adults, young adults, or children in a public, private or academic library Experience in readers advisory, reference, or general library experience 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 to: Occasionally sit and stand at one area to perform customer service, and book check-out and check-in; constantly standing and walking throughout a public library facility Frequent crouching, squatting, bending, and twisting to shelve books from floor level to above head; frequent climbing and balancing to use step stools, ladders, etc. Constant light grasp to prepare returned and new materials/books for check-out and patron use, and constant reaching at waist level to return material to proper shelves; frequent firm grasp, pinching, and fine motor skills to prepare materials/books, and reaching overhead to stock books Constant near acuity to read computer screens, and book and shelving labels; frequent hearing to communicate with public, staff, and vendors Frequent lifting of up to forty (40) pounds from ground to waist to move returned books to check-in area; frequent lifting of up to twenty (20) pounds from ground to overhead to return books to stacks and stock supplies and materials; occasional carrying of up to forty (40) pounds 200 feet to move books and materials; occasional pushing and pulling of cart of up to 150 pounds throughout a public library WORKING CONDITIONS Work is constantly performed indoors in a public library setting.This position involves high public contact and mobility throughout a public use facility. Required Materials and Equipment This position requires the use of computer terminals and databases, including on-line searching.Other equipment includes telephones, photocopiers, microform equipment, fax machines, scanners, and various electronic and audiovisual 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: 2/26/2018 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, CO, USA
Jan 24, 2018
Full Time
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION This division manager position directs the entire planning function for the City of Westminster and reports to the Community Development Director. The Planning Division is responsible for all short and long range planning and zoning activities in the City. These activities include the coordination of the review and approval process for all proposed land development, many large and small area plans, coordination with the Regional Planning Council and other area governments, and performing inspections to enforce development and landscaping plans. Position acts as technical advisor to the Planning Commission, the Community Development Director, City Council and other municipal officials on planning and zoning and other matters relating to community planning and development. This leadership position plays a vital role on the city-wide management team, providing critical input, as it relates, to the city strategic plan and performance measures. All management team members are expected to champion the City Mission where "our mission is to deliver quality of life and exceptional value through SPIRIT." Our values are articulated through the acronym of SPIRIT which defines "how" we work at the City of Westminster creating a culture of Service, Pride, Integrity, Responsibility, Innovation and Teamwork. 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. 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 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: Extensive knowledge of the principles and practices of City planning as they pertain to the design and development of urban areas, planning research, zoning and community conservation and renewal activities Thorough knowledge of the principles of research and of sources and uses of socio-economic and related information Knowledge of economics, municipal finance and sociology as applied to municipal planning Ability to plan, organize, coordinate and direct the activities and personnel in the Planning Division Ability to effectively plan and supervise the conduct of complex planning studies and to formulate substantive recommendations for the development of comprehensive and subsidiary plans Ability to interpret objectives and policies to community groups, public officials and the public Ability to supervise and perform technical research on economic and sociological problems, to analyze and systematically compile technical and statistical information and to prepare technical reports Ability to express ideas clearly and concisely, orally and in writing Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates, consultants, contractors, developers, City employees and the general public Ability to analyze professional and administrative problems and make sound recommendations to address these concerns This is primarily sedentary office work, performed indoors; 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 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 Leadership/Supervisory - Every employee in this position is accountable to: 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. Prepares and administers the comprehensive land use plan within the policies of the City Council, City Manager and Planning Commission, supervises the development of comprehensive plan elements including land use, circulation and public facilities plans, directs development of plan implementation legislations such as zoning ordinance amendments, sign ordinances, subdivision regulations, landscape regulations, growth management ordinance, and other ordinances, regulations and guidelines, helps to negotiate Planned Unit Development (PUD) provisions with developers 2. Plans, organizes and directs the activities of the Planning Division personnel engaged in the compilation, analysis, and interpretation of data affecting community planning; determines work assignments and provides for scheduling, completion dates and follow-up of staff activities Coordinates and administers the development review process Processes requests for annexation to the City 3. Represents the municipal government at public meetings and at conferences with other public and private groups, participating and negotiating as authorized in the solution of community planning problems 4. Gives advice to, and cooperates with municipal officials in connection with new or contemplated capital improvements 5. Prepares comprehensive reports based upon careful research and study of planning concerns 6. Meets with developers, consultants, architects, citizens and other community and regional officials to coordinate submitted development plans Visits sites relative to development plans Prepares recommendations after coordination with other City staff; presents recommendations to Community Development Director, City Manager, City Council and Planning Commission 7. Administers the City's Growth Management Program 8. 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 : Bachelor's Degree in City/Urban planning or related field required Minimum five years of experience in long range planning, current planning, annexations, zoning, site planning, subdivision planning, capital improvement programs Extensive supervisory and administrative experience in municipal government, preferably at a division head level Preferred : Master's degree in related field preferred Experience in growth management and urban renewal/redevelopment Experience with PUDs AICP certification 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 constantly performed indoors. This is primarily 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. 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 General office equipment including personal computers, telephone, cellular phone, copy machine and calculator. May operate a motor vehicle to visit project sites. 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: 3/5/2018 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, CO, USA
Jan 19, 2018
Seasonal
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION The Seasonal Park Ranger position is responsible for park regulation enforcement work, routine park maintenance, park patrol, water patrol, interpretation and visitor safety at Standley Lake Regional Park. 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. Must be willing and able to work a varied schedule from mid-April through early October including weekends, evenings, and holidays. An open house will be held at Standley Lake Visitor's Center on Saturday, February 17, 2017, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. this will be a time when you can see the Visitor's Center, find out about the responsibilities of the position, and speak with current employees. 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 skills in guest relations Assist the public and City staff in a friendly and helpful manner establishing effective working relationships Understand and carry out oral and written instructions Maintain moderately complex records diligently and accurately Educate visitors on Standley Lake natural recreation and historical information Work in a high-usage/fast-paced leisure facility environment Work independently as well as with others Objectively handle a wide variety of public contact situations Deal with emergency situations with prompt, calm, common sense action Demonstrate some knowledge of general park practices and techniques; first aid and rescue practices; safe power boat operation; wildlife management, and local vegetation Learn applicable municipal codes and pertinent park regulations 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. Enforces park rules and regulations, Westminster Municipal Code, and Colorado State Boating laws and patrols park areas in vehicles, boat, and on foot Issues summonses as necessary Performs routine boat tows Performs routine boat safety inspections 2. Assists with Aquatic Nuisance Species (ANS) control program, which includes inspecting boats for ANS detection, and spraying and tagging boats for quarantine 3. Educates park visitors and provides general information and assistance 4. Performs routine maintenance on park vehicles and patrol boat 5. Prepares daily reports 6. Must have First Aid, CPR and AED Certification (provided during training) 7. Responds appropriately to emergencies 8. Must possess a valid driver's license, provide proof of a safe driving record, and maintain a safe driving record for continued employment 7. Maintains regular and punctual attendance Other Duties and Responsibilities 1. Collects fees 2. Performs general park maintenance and clean-up on both land and water 3. Participates in rescue and first aid activities on both land and water 4. Protects park ecosystem including vegetation and wildlife 5. Maintains records 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 21 years of age High school diploma or GED Previous experience in security, law enforcement, rule enforcement, or other compliance work and/or experience in Parks, Recreation, Open Space or Natural Recreation areas or a similar field Valid driver's license and safe driving record Preferred : College-level coursework in Parks, Recreation, Natural Resources, or a related field Previous experience as a Park Ranger 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 for: 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 Constant lifting of up to fifty (50) pounds to move and place water buoys; frequent lifting of up to 100 pounds to move equipment; constant carrying of up to fifty (50) pounds and occasionally carrying of up to 100 pounds of equipment and supplies; constant pushing and/or pulling of up to twenty-five (25) pounds, frequent pushing and/or pulling of fifty (50) pounds and occasional pushing and/or pulling of greater than 100 pounds of equipment, supplies, and material WORKING CONDITIONS Work is constantly performed indoors and outdoors 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 four-wheel drive vehicle, pick-up truck with or without trailer, 150 HP 18-foot powerboat, two-way radios to communicate by voice to other lake personnel, water rescue equipment, tow ropes, cash register, telephone, oxygen bottles, and other first aid 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: 4/2/2018 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, CO, USA
Feb 21, 2018
Full Time
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION The Senior Maintenanceworker - Plants positionis semi-skilled and skilled labor involving use and operation of light machinery, and hand and power tools in the preventive maintenance, repair, and modification of process equipment and water/wastewater plant facilities. It is a mandatory requirement of this position to work overtime. When on-call, must be able to respond to work within 30-minutes for emergencies. 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 builds 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, 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 safe operation of equipment, materials, and methods used in general public works maintenance, construction, and repair, especially those related to the Utilities water and wastewater system Demonstrate knowledge of and willingness to apply work safety rules and procedures Establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, citizens, and contractors Understand and work from sketches, penciled layouts, rough plans, and specifications Keep routine records and make reports Demonstrate knowledge of Department Policies and Rules and work safety rules and procedures Demonstrate an understanding of how a water and sewer system utility operates Accurately follow verbal and written instructions Safely use all tools, vehicles and other equipment, materials, and supplies JOB SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS Essential Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities and Tasks 1. Performs plant maintenance duties including: Performs preventative maintenance and condition monitoring on facility equipment Repairs, modifies and installs pumps, motors, compressors, and related equipment Cleans lagoons, sedimentation basins, clarifiers, filters, demineralizers, degasifiers, centrifuges, and sludge dryers Picks up and delivers parts 2. Schedules vehicle maintenance with the Fleet Division 3. Operates light and heavy construction equipment, including: Pick-ups High pressure sewer cleaning equipment Air compressors Power or hand tools Confined space equipment Closed circuit televising equipment Other equipment as required 4. Performs work safely, including: Operating City vehicle Maintaining safe driving record 5. Must possess a valid driver's license and maintain a safe driving record 6. Maintains regular and punctual attendance Other Duties and Responsibilities 1. Will be required to perform Maintenanceworker duties from other primary assignment areas, such as snow removal duties 2. May perform cleaning of work area, parts cleaning, painting, and building maintenance 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 Two years of experience in repair and maintenance of water or wastewater plants Two years of experience in the construction/maintenance trades Experience in safe operation of tools, equipment, and light vehicles Valid driver's license with safe driving record It is a mandatory requirement of this position to work overtime, take weekend duty and be on call for emergency work Preferred : A willingness to learn and strong work ethic 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: frequently stand and walk on uneven terrain 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 grasp and reaching; occasional firm grasp and fine motor functions to handle tools and material Constant near/far acuity and hearing to safely perform duties and perform office tasks Occasional lifting of up to 100 pounds from ground to waist.; occasional lifting of up to eighty (80) pounds from ground to shoulder to move cement bags and equipment, and occasional lifting of forty (40) pounds overhead; occasional carrying and pushing/pulling of up to 100 pounds. WORKING CONDITIONS Work is performed indoors and outdoors with frequent exposure to extreme temperatures. Frequent exposure to noise levels that may cause distractions. May be exposed to confined work areas such as manholes, valve and meter vaults. Work is very physical in nature and requires a great amount of physical exertion in extreme conditions while working in confined spaces. Required Materials and Equipment Other minor activities could include the use of a telephone, fax machine, copier, two-way radio and computer, pickups, high-pressure flushers, air compressors, power or hand tools, confined space equipment, and other equipment as required. PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Background check including employment references, criminal history, and driving record review Drug screen Physical Must be legally entitled to work in the United States Closing Date/Time: 3/5/2018 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, CO, USA
Feb 13, 2018
Full Time
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION The HVAC Specialist position includes journeyman-level skilled work in the maintenance, repair and installation of heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems.Employees of this class require skills and knowledge of HVAC repair, preventive maintenance, plumbing, electrical and general building maintenance. WORKING HOURS MAY INCLUDE ANY SHIFT, WEEKENDS AND HOLIDAYS, AND MUST BE WILLING TO BE ON-CALL AFTER HOURS AND BE WILLING TO WORK MANDATORY OVERTIME FOR EMERGENCY WORK. 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. Competitive market-based pay is a commitment made to all City of Westminster employees; however, pay is only a portion of that commitment. Please consider the attached 2017 Employment Commitment Model reflective of an HVAC Specialist to gain a full perspective of the total compensation package. This model is representative of an employee with 22 consecutive months of employment, thus vested in the City of Westminster's pension plan. There are three essential elements to our program: an exceptional work environment competitive market based pay that includes scheduled pay increases with satisfactory performance at six months, one year, and annually thereafter, plus first-of-year annual market-based increases if approved by City Council a comprehensive benefits plan including medical/dental insurance, life and disability insurance, a comprehensive workers compensation program, a flexible general leave program with significant vacation allowances and holidays, pension and wellness programs 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 General Services Department, which champions the City's Mission by providing quality support and services to City departments, employees and citizens. This position also supports the goals of the Building Operations and Maintenance Division, which provides attractive, clean, accessible, safe, and well-maintained facilities for our citizens and is service oriented and strives to deliver superior customer service at the lowest possible cost by continuously seeking creative and innovative solutions to meet our customers' needs. 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 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: extensive knowledge of commercial HVAC systems and the understanding and use of tools, gauges, multimeters and other related equipment used in the repair and installation of these systems skill in the maintenance, trouble-shooting and repair of rooftop units (2 - 60 ton), water source heat pumps (.5 - 10 ton), condensing units (2 - 60 ton), boilers, air handling units, pumps, motors, computer room units, heat exchangers, exhaust fans and other related equipment skill in the operation and maintenance of DCC and pneumatic building automation systems (Trane®, Carrier® and Siemens®) considerable knowledge of the occupational hazards of working in and around mechanical and electrical equipment, and will be required to use the necessary safety precautions to conduct safe work around such equipment Understand and skillfully use of the tools, equipment, methods and materials used in construction, maintenance and repair of City facilities, particularly as it relates to HVAC equipment and building maintenance Establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees, suppliers, vendors, contractors, and the public Carry out work assignments in a timely manner with little or no supervision in this journeyman level position Work as a effective team member Use the appropriate safety gear when working with hazardous materials and/or working in hazardous conditions, including but not limited to safety glasses, safety boots, gloves, earplugs, welding masks, respirators, hard hats, and protective garments JOB SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS 1. Determine and use proper work methods to troubleshoot, repair, and maintain HVAC equipment to industry standards 2. Responsible for monitoring, adjusting, and repairing the City's HVAC systems and equipment Reads and interprets schematics on complex electrical, plumbing and mechanical equipment, working from drawings and general plan blueprints 3. Responsible for monitoring DDC systems 4. Ability to accurately measure airflow and balance air handling systems using velometers and balometers is essential 5. Evaluates the need to upgrade or replace HVAC equipment 6. Responsible for: determining requirements as to size and load for building heating and air conditioning equipment planning the daily work schedule based on service needs 7. Ability to operate a City motor vehicle in a safe and responsible manner including driving in all weather conditions 8. Maintains regular and punctual attendance Other Duties and Responsibilities 1. Will be responsible for completing and submitting in an accurate and timely manner the following:written work requests, receipts, invoices, and a ledger detailing work completed on a weekly basis, including detail regarding hours and parts required to perform tasks 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 possess a high school diploma or a GED Minimum of four years of experience in the commercial HVAC field, including considerable experience in heating and air conditioning repair, maintenance, and troubleshooting includingcontrols, and other repair work as it relates to general building maintenance, or any equivalent combination of education, experience or formal training Must possess a Universal Refrigeration Recovery Certification Possessa valid driver's license and maintain a safe driving record throughout employment 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 drive to and from work sites; constant standing and walking indoors and outdoors 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 safely use 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 pushing/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 indoor and outdoor 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 Equipment may include but not limited to ¾-ton trucks and vans, 5-ton bucket trucks, construction materials and supplies, refrigerant recovery equipment, torches, drills, hammers, saws, air compressors, drain cleaning equipment, paint sprayers, welders, cutting torches, metal shears, mechanical lifts, scaffolds, ladders, shovels, various types of air-flow measuring equipment, two-way radios, pagers, laptop and personal computers, telephones, fax machines, as well as 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 Drug screen Must be legally entitled to work in the United States Closing Date/Time: 2/26/2018 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, CO, USA
Feb 07, 2018
Full Time
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION The Infrastructure Asset Management (IAM) Coordinator position is responsible for supervisory and program/project management work in the IAM workgroup. The six areas of responsibility include asset tracking, GIS, records management, GPS/GIS fieldwork, utility locates, and mobile support.Work involves managing the effective maintenance of the department's computerized asset management system, document management system, and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) applications for water, wastewater, and streets infrastructure. As the program/project manager, this position monitors and controls expenditures against approved budget as well as ensures performance metrics are being met. Work also includes field coordination for utility locating, GPSing, and mobile support associated with spatial assets. Work requires coordinating, planning, organizing, managing, and participating, as necessary, in the activities of a highly skilled technical workgroup. Management and supervision of the staff's activities include workload assignments, resource leveling, hiring, discipline, termination or advancement of employees to meet the program requirements and level of service. This position also works closely with Utility Operations to develop the standard operating procedures for the addition of new data, workflow processes, and applications that meets the quality of current data before inclusion into the GIS or Asset Management system. Project management responsibilities for the implementation and ongoing maintenance of the asset management system and mobile applications. Continual improvement of the GIS data and asset inventory, along with compliance to the City's records retention policy. Work is reviewed based on the accomplishment of desired objectives and results that meet the overall vision of the asset management program. Provides mapping assistance to other divisions within the departments. Attends and/or conducts a variety of meetings such as staff meetings, trainings and coordination between departments and IT. This position must be able to respond to Municipal Service Center, after normal work hours, within 30 minutes in emergency situations. 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. 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 and explain the standard practices, methods and tools utilized to support the department's asset management, document management and geographical information systems Demonstrate a high level of project management skills for initiation, planning, execution and closure of a project as it relates to the ongoing program requirements Manage, direct and supervise highly technical personnel in order to maintain the department's computerized management systems Manage, direct and supervise field personnel in order to support mobile applications for field operations with the water, wastewater and streets assets Demonstrate a high level of proficiency in the operation of computer programs including but not limited to ArcGIS, Outlook, Excel and Word Demonstrate expertise with Asset Management and Document Management systems Demonstrate an understanding and the use of mobile computing and data collection using GPS (Global Positioning System) Demonstrate skill in the use and care of technical tools and equipment utilized within a mobile workforce, including Apple iPads, Microsoft Surface, Sedaru and the Trimble R1 Communicate clearly, plan, organize and effectively supervise a group of highly technical professionals in an 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 Understand and follow written and oral instructions Ability 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 Assist in the development of an Asset Management Program for the department and manage the various program components that are needed to support the department 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, vision 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, instruction, and supervision for the IAM workgroup, including: Pro-actively observing performance of, and assisting with problem resolution and coordinating of activities Participating in recruitment and selection of personnel Developing, providing, and overseeing training of new employees Evaluating performance of employees at annual appraisal Reviewing and approving reports submitted by personnel Responsible for scheduling staff and approval of leave requests and timesheets Coordinates work assignments and monitors work flow to ensure efficient GIS program operation Researches, analyzes, and evaluates GIS program data Researches, analyzes, and evaluates asset inventory data Has working knowledge of the Department or Office functions and knowledge of databases and software used for those functions Oversees the utility locate program for utility operations, including supervision of employees and contract oversight 2. Responsible to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing while providing appropriate public service and interaction, including: Effectively communicate with Wastewater & Technical Support Supervisor of activities planned and completed Participating in City programs, task forces, peer groups and professional organizations Demonstrating effective oral and written communication skills with the public and other members of the organization Preparing and submitting effective written reports, memos, activity logs, etc. to all levels of the organization Maintaining appropriate courtesy while with the public and other members of the organization Mediating disputes Presenting a professional appearance and demeanor Ability to draft and implement policies and procedures Ability to research, develop and lead formal and informal presentations and discussions with diverse groups Responsible for the review and submission of the summary reports on damaged utilities 3. Responsible for the overall project management, coordination and support of the mobile applications and mobile hardware for the department's maintenance programs, including: Plans, organizes, executes and manages the installation and deployment of mobile applications and ArcGIS solutions within the department, including various applications, connectivity solutions, and hardware Collaborates with supervisors and front line employees on the maintenance and refinement of mobile applications and the associated equipment utilized within the department Demonstrates project management skills to guide the development of mobile applications including but not limited to: Writes specifications, develops project plans, reviews quotes and makes recommendations related to application development, and software/hardware enhancements Prepares and submits effective written reports, memos, activity logs, etc. to all levels of the organization 4. Administers the operation of GIS programs, including development of program goals, policies, and procedures; deployment of Geographic Information solutions within the department including the following: Collaborates with supervisors and front line employees on the development and refinement of ArcGIS applications and associated equipment utilized within the department Demonstrates project management skills to guide the development of ArcGIS applications including but not limited to: Writes specifications, develops project plans, reviews quotes and makes recommendations related to application development and software/hardware enhancements Manages the development and maintenance of both internal and external data sources using databases and database programs Prepares and submits effective written reports, memos, activity logs, etc. to all levels of the organization Develops and maintains ArcGIS solutions for Public Works & Utilities, including database updates, mobile application implementation and related projects Evaluates new technology and equipment for GIS and data collection5. Evaluates the performance of the division's management systems, including the Asset Management system and Document Management and Records Management systems, and makes recommendations to enhance efficiencies and systems integration 6. Administers the utility locating program in accordance with state requirements for underground infrastructure locating and damage prevention, including: Participates in Development Review meetings to determine areas of new construction and maintain documentation for as-builts Coordinates the inputting of construction drawings and plans to improve utility locates Coordinates utility contractor for locates and deploys mobile solutions to assist in ticket submission Evaluates equipment and training opportunities for utility locator 7. Assists in the research, bidding and procurement process for GIS, asset management and mobile solutions 8. Must: Possess a valid driver's license, provide proof of a safe driving record, and maintain a safe driving record for continued employment Demonstrate regular and punctual attendance Other Duties and Responsibilities 1. Ensures internal and external customer satisfaction through constant follow up, expedited service and daily communication 2. Oversees the preparation and modification technical documentation for system software applications 3. Remains current on emerging technologies that relate to associated applications, systems and hardware 4. Develops and maintains knowledge of water, wastewater and street systems, maintenance and rehabilitation 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 in GIS, surveying, geography, mathematics, computer science or related degree with an emphasis on GIS or GPS certificate Three (3) years of experience in the administration and maintenance of the following software systems: Accela Automation, Laserfiche and ArcGIS Formal supervisory or lead worker experience, or other leadership experience or training Must possess a valid driver's license, provide proof of a safe driving record, and maintain a safe driving record for continued employment Preferred : Master's Degree in GIS or related field or GIS Professional certification obtained through Urban and Regional Information Systems Association (URISA) preferred Three (3) or more years of formal supervisory or lead worker experience Three (3) years of Project Management Possess a thorough knowledge of spatial data concepts, cartographic principles, mapping techniques, and skills with database structures 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, pushing and/or pulling of up to twenty-five (25) pounds with dollies and carts WORKING CONDITIONS This position involves mainly sedentary work and occasional trips to meetings and into the field. Requires the ability to lift a maximum of 20 pounds; occasional lifting and carrying of objects; some walking and standing; vision for reading and interpreting information; speech communication and hearing to maintain communications with contractors and employees. Required Materials and Equipment Windows GIS work station, HP Design Jet plotter, scanners, GPS devices, copy machines, personal computers and keyboards, telephones, fax machines and other standard 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: 2/27/2018 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, CO, USA
Feb 06, 2018
Full Time
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION The Plant Electrician is a skilled position in the inspection, troubleshooting, maintenance and repair of water/wastewater treatment process equipment, pumping and lift station equipment, and automated process controls.This position requires a Journeyman Electrical license issued by the State of Colorado or reciprocal state. Work involves technical field maintenance projects, and the installation, inspection, repair, and testing of electrical and hydraulic equipment used in the processing and treatment of the City's water and wastewater systems. Incumbent is responsible for coordinating a variety of tasks in maintaining a reliable treatments system program. Assignments and instructions received from a Foreman and performed in accordance with established policies, procedures and technical guidelines with work reviewed 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 treatment facility and utility system emergencies. Must be able to reach the City limits, within 30 minutes after being contacted, 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 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, 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 pipe fitting, electricity, electronics, and millwright Demonstrate the knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions necessary to conduct safe work around mechanical and electrical equipment, and in enclosed spaces subject to the accumulation of methane gas and hydrogen sulfide Demonstrate knowledge of computer programs including Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Excel, SCADA, solid-state circuitry, computer interface with equipment alarms, equipment monitoring systems, and dedicated data radios Demonstrate knowledge of control loop and telemeter systems Demonstrate knowledge and troubleshooting of variable frequency drives and RFSS Trouble-shoot and facilitate corrective action on pumps, motors, process equipment, controls, and instrumentation Communicate clearly, under normal, stressful, and/or emergency situations Establish and maintain effective written and verbal communication skills, and build positive relationships and rapport with other team members within the work group, the division, the department, and across City employees Demonstrate the principles and practices of water and wastewater pumping operations Demonstrate the principles involved in the operation of water and sewer pumps, and electrical meters and controls Analyze situations quickly and objectively, recognizing established precedents and practices, and use resourcefulness in meeting new problems Understand and follow written and oral instructions, read and interpret sketches and blueprints, and perform routine mathematical calculations Independently assess workload, and determine appropriate course of action; Demonstrate skill in use and care of tools and equipment common to the trade Perform CPR and basic first aid JOB SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS Essential Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities, and Tasks 1. Perform inspections, troubleshoots, maintains, and repairs water/wastewater treatment process equipment, pumping station equipment, storage tanks and lift stations, and automated process controls, including: Performing pump, lift station, and storage tank inspections Maintaining and repairing of process controls, motors, pumps, valves, and related equipment Installing, aligning, grouting, and adjusting new and rebuilt equipment 2. Inspect, troubleshoot, test, and repair three-phase motor control centers, including: Pneumatic Hydraulic Electronic process control instrumentation Removing and overhauling pumps, motors, compressors, and process equipment Building mechanical systems Requisitioning parts and materials for needed repairs 3. Assists Foreman with monitoring outside contracts to secure and maintain compliance with Federal and State regulations, City Codes, specifications, contract documents, and regulations, including: Assisting the Foreman in the preparation of bid documents for assigned projects Monitoring outside contractors inspecting and making repairs to treatment facilities, sanitary sewer lift stations, and water pumping stations Working independently on field inspection and making decisions exercising technical judgment, taking remedial action when needed Monitoring, reviewing, and approving invoices submitted by contractors Consulting with supervision on unusual or difficult cases Interpreting and explaining ordinances, codes, regulations, and policies to contractors, homeowners, and other interested parties Investigating and answering requests, suggestions, and complaints from superiors and citizens Coordinating activities with other departments and divisions to ensure that compliance with all applicable City standards and specifications are met 4. 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 Providing 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 Keeping supervision updated of activities planned and completed 5. Performs work safely, including: Operating City vehicle Operating light equipment and machinery used in utilities operations Maintaining safe driving record 6. Maintains regular and punctual attendance Other Duties and Responsibilities 1. May supervise small groups of employees 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 Possession of State of Colorado (or reciprocal state) issued Journeyman Electrical license Three (3) years of experience in the maintenance and repair of hydraulic pumps, motors, and process controls related to water/wastewater treatment Must possess a valid driver license, provide proof of a safe driving record, and maintain a safe driving record for continued employment Preferred : Certified for working in the field for the following: confined space entry and gas detection Vocational trade school or military schoolcourse work in electricity, mechanics, pipefitting, and instrumentation, or related field CPR and first aid knowledge Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Excel 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 and 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; frequently climb water towers or tanks up to 200 feet in height in all weather conditions; and 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 and/or down to enter and exit vehicles, climb stairs and ladders; constant actuate mechanism to safely operate vehicles, including those with 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 push and/or pull up to 100 pounds of material and tools; occasionally push and/or pull greater than 100 pounds to pull crates WORKING CONDITIONS Work is routinely performed indoors and outdoors with occasional 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 exist. On-call and overtime duties are required for emergencies. Required Materials and Equipment May operate light to heavy equipment and machinery used in utilities operations, such as cherry pickers, overhead cranes, boom trucks, and forklifts, as well as other similar equipment. May also operate electrical test equipment, diesel-powered electrical generators, basic hand and shop tools, saws, welders, ladders up to 35 feet in height, and two-way radios. Personal computers and keyboards, telephones, adding machines, and other basic office equipment are also used. PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Background check including employment references, criminal history, and driving record review Drug screen Physical Must be legally entitled to work in the United States Closing Date/Time: 2/26/2018 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, CO, USA
Feb 02, 2018
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION The Fitness Instructor - Aquatics is responsible for providing instruction to participants of various ages and abilities for water fitness classes. Recreation staff have the primary responsibility of ensuring the safety of program participants. Work schedule may vary, but will generally consist of morning classes between 9 a.m. and noon and evening classes between 6 and 8 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: Demonstrate knowledge of water fitness class instruction Provide a safe and exercise-enhanced environment for participants Consistently provide excellent guest service Demonstrate excellent communication skills Motivate participants and maintain a high level of energy during classes Demonstrate knowledge of safe heart ratios and perceived exertion scales Utilize warm-up and cool-down exercises to safely engage class in exercises while minimizing injuries 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. Provides proper instruction of water fitness classes 2. Sets up and tears down class equipment provided by the center 3. Monitors heart rate of participants and provides proper warm-up and cool-down exercises 4. Incorporates strength building and cardio activities into the routine as appropriate for the intended purpose of a class 5. Interacts with class participants 6. Maintains regular and punctual attendance Other Duties and Responsibilities 1. Maintains all required certifications 2. Attends scheduled staff meetings 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 : First Aid, CPR and AED certification by the first day of actual employment Preferred : Previous experience teaching aerobics or water fitness Nationally recognized aerobics or water fitness certification(s) such as AEA, ACE, YMCA, AFAA, APAI, and Silver Sneakers National Water Aerobics 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 submersion in the water while teaching classes and occasional sitting, standing, and walking throughout pool area to observe patrons during classes Constant near and far acuity to observe pools for possible troubled swimmers and safety hazards; constant hearing to be aware of troubled individuals that may be out of line of sight 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 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 Frequent exposure to pool water. Occasional lifting up to seventy-five (75) pounds and the possible lifting of an injured individual.Frequent exposure to noise levels that may cause distractions.High public contact position requiring adequate spoken interaction with the public and pool guests. Ability to work in a high humidity and heat environment for long periods. Required Materials and Equipment Water fitness equipment such as belts, barbells, gloves, microphone, and stereo 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: 4/30/2018 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, CO, USA
Feb 15, 2018
Seasonal
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION The Summer Camp Leader assists with the design, development, and implementation of an exciting, safe, and fun-filled experience for participants in the Youth and Teen program.This position requires a minimum of 520 hours of documented work or volunteer experience with school-age children, ages 5 to 15. This position works at one of the City's two campsites, City Park or Countryside.Camp Leaders are scheduled to work between 38 and 40 hours per week between the hours of 6:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.Staff cannot take more than five days of time off during Camp. 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. 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: Provide leadership to participants using the SPIRIT values of the City Understand and carry out oral and written instructions Plan, organize, and implement engaging activities for a specific assigned age group Relate well to both children and young adults Respond quickly and calmly in emergency situations Provide proper authority to children Deal tactfully with the public, and establish effective working relationships with other employees in all different work groups Demonstrate knowledge of outdoor activities, including games and sports Demonstrates creativity and self-motivation 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. Assists in the planning and organizing of activities in the areas of crafts, sports, games, special events, and field trips with other camp leaders 2. Provides a safe environment for the participants 3. Complies with licensing regulations 4. Administers basic first aid 5. Helps to maintain equipment and supplies 6. Maintains regular and punctual attendance Other Duties and Responsibilities 1. Attends staff meetings 2. Provides additional assistance to special needs children 3. Drives a golf cart (City Park location only) 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 High school diploma or GED At least three (3) months of documented, full-time equivalent (520 hours) work or volunteer experience with school-age children, five to 15 years of age First Aid, CPR and AED certification (provided during training when necessary) Current and valid driver's license, safe driving record, and maintain a safe driving record for continued employment (City Park location only) Preferred : Completion of some related college coursework 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 is constantly performed indoors and outdoors with exposure to extreme temperatures.Work is performed in a high public use 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 Golf cart (City Park site only), recreation and sports equipment, and cellular phones. PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Candidates must be legally entitled to work in the United States and must successfully pass a criminal background check, reference check, fingerprinting 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: 4/30/2018 8:30 AM Mountain