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.

6 job(s) at City of Westminster, Colorado

Westminster, Colorado Westminster, CO, USA
Oct 10, 2017
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.
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, CO, USA
Nov 15, 2017
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 $35,583.36 to $37,384.77 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 of experience 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
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, CO, USA
Nov 14, 2017
Part 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 Lead Lifeguard position is responsible for ensuring the safety of guests, surveillance of the pool facility and surrounding areas, and enforcement of policies, rules, guidelines, and regulations governing the conduct of patrons using municipal swimming pools. This position assists management in mentoring and training hourly lifeguards and with monthly staff in-services. The lead lifeguard is responsible for taking initiative and motivating hourly lifeguard staff with daily tasks and initiating the Emergency Action Plan. This is a safety-sensitive position. Position requires working evenings, weekends, and holidays, and requires the ability to travel to work at all City facility pools as needed. ORGANIZATIONAL COMPETENCIES AND CULTURAL VALUES/GENERAL COMPETENCIES The mission of every employee at the City of Westminster is to deliver exceptional value and quality of life through SPIRIT. Each employee is measured by the ability to adhere to the City's core values of Service, Pride, Integrity, Responsibility, Innovation, and Teamwork. This position supports the goals of the Parks, Recreation and Libraries Department, which enhances the quality of life for all Westminster citizens by providing diverse leisure, recreational and informational services and resources; and acquiring, developing and maintaining first-class parks, facilities, open space and recreational trails. This position works towards the accomplishment of the Departments mission: "Together we create exceptional opportunities for a vibrant community with a commitment to nature, wellness and literacy." Every employee is accountable to: Demonstrate a high level of customer service; encourage others to focus on the customer; foster an environment where customer service is a priority Communicate with customers to ensure that, where possible, they are satisfied, and that their needs are being addressed; solicit and evaluate customer feedback Act as an ambassador by understanding and fostering the organization's mission and vision Exhibit pride in self, the department, the city, and the community; conduct self in a professional manner Demonstrate integrity and build trust through credibility, reliability, commitment, loyalty, and ethical behavior Address difficult or contentious issues in a constructive manner Support/promote change; demonstrate flexibility, and take calculated risks when appropriate Participate in personal growth opportunities, and attend trainings designed to enhance capacity to bring new skills and ideas to the job and the organization Work to continuously improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the service or product being delivered Demonstrate support for team efforts by accepting new roles and responsibilities, and helping others achieve objectives Value diversity; demonstrate an awareness of differences; demonstrate sensitivity, and adapt behaviors and communication to accommodate these differences GENERAL COMPETENCIES Citywide - Every employee in this position is accountable to: Establish effective interpersonal relationships through honest, open communication and follow-through on commitments Recognize personal strengths and weaknesses, and target areas for personal self-development Demonstrate initiative in performing job tasks Exhibit problem-solving skills leading to sound judgment and quality decisions Achieve goals, and handle assigned workload and new assignments effectively; demonstrate an ability to work independently Communicate effectively with individuals and groups using clear and concise verbal and written 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 be able to: Demonstrate preventative lifeguarding and current lifeguard techniques, standards, and procedures related to rescue of drowning swimmers or any user in a distressful situation in or around the swimming pool Act quickly and calmly in emergency situations, making proper judgments as to the correct course of action Rescue swimmers in danger of drowning, regardless of situation and even if possible drowning victim resists rescue efforts Pass the City of Westminster's swim and lifeguard skills test Demonstrate first aid procedures common on 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 guest/host philosophy and SPIRIT values Instruct swimming classes of various age groups and ability levels Enforce pool safety rules firmly and courteously with the public in a professional manner Assist hourly lifeguards with enforcing or communicating rules to the public Use cleaning agents, brushes, and scrub pads on pool surfaces and aquatics equipment and assist supervisor team in training for safe use of such products Use computers for e-mail communication through Outlook and for timesheet entry JOB SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS Essential Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities, and Tasks Monitor activities in swimming pool areas and take action to prevent drowning, injuries, or accidents Take the lead role and initiate the Emergency Action Plan as necessary Monitor and insure completion of opening and closing duties Take initiative to perform cleaning duties including but not limited to pool, locker rooms, and deck Test water quality and make necessary adjustments to comply with established health standards Maintain and practice the City of Westminster guest host philosophy Conduct classes in swimming for various age groups and levels of ability Assist with leading monthly in-service trainings and lead lifeguard meetings as scheduled Demonstrate leadership, take initiative and make recommendations for safe lifeguard ratios and rotations Maintain regular and punctual attendance Other Duties and Responsibilities Maintain records of water quality, activity levels and usage Lead by example in a professional manner Keep management apprised of any operational or staff issues that are observed Assist and participate in staff motivation to complete daily tasks Assist, act as a leader, and set example to other lifeguards on proper class instruction and lifeguard skills 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 : High school diploma or GED Must be at least 18 years of age One (1) full year of experience as a lifeguard at a year-round public pool or two (2) summer seasons at a seasonal pool CPR/AED for Lifeguards certification, Basic First Aid certification, and Lifeguard Training certification Preferred : Two (2) full years of experience as a lifeguard at a year-round public pool StarGuard Lifeguard 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: Constant sitting, standing, and walking throughout pool area to observe patrons' adherence to facility rules, and inspect for safety hazards Constant near and far visual acuity to observe pools for possible troubled swimmers and safety hazards; constant audial acuity to be aware of troubled individual that may be out of line of sight Frequent crouching/squatting, kneeling, and bending/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/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 emergency situations. Sufficient physical strength, stamina, and conditioning are needed to rescue swimmers in danger of drowning who may resist rescue. 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 Background checks will include employment references and criminal history Drug screen Physical Must be legally entitled to work in the United States Must be able to provide proof all required certifications are current by the first day of employment Must be able to pass the City of Westminster's swim and lifeguard skills test, and demonstrate CPR, rescue breathing skills, and the use of an AED
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, CO, USA
Nov 14, 2017
Temporary
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 Player Development Programs Coordinator position is responsible for the programming, organizing, coordinating, supervising, promoting and implementing events, programs and growth of the game initiatives at Walnut Creek Golf Preserve and Legacy Ridge Golf Course. Position is responsible for coordinating strategies to meet Department and City goals, and assures programs/operations are delivered in a safe manner and aligned with budget goals. Walnut Creek Golf Preserve is a high-volume golf course with 35,000-plus rounds per year. Legacy Ridge is a high-volume golf course with 37,000-plus rounds per year. Golf Westminster currently offers player development programs for juniors, men, women, and seniors of all levels and abilities through instruction, supervised practice and playing opportunities. This is a temporary, full-time benefited position that may last up to two and one half (2 1/2) years. 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. Every employee is accountable to: Demonstrate a high level of customer service; encourage others to focus on the customer; foster an environment where customer service is a priority Communicate with customers to ensure that where possible they are satisfied and that their needs are being addressed; solicit and evaluate customer feedback Act as an ambassador by understanding and fostering the organization's mission and vision Exhibit pride in self, the department, the city, and the community; conduct self in a professional manner Demonstrate integrity and build trust through credibility, reliability, commitment, loyalty and ethical behavior Address difficult or contentious issues in a constructive manner Support/promote change; demonstrate flexibility and takes calculated risks when appropriate Participate in personal growth opportunities and attend trainings designed to enhance capacity to bring new skills and ideas to the job and the organization Work to continuously improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the service or product being delivered Demonstrate support for team efforts by accepting new roles and responsibilities, and helping others achieve objectives Value diversity; demonstrate an awareness of differences; demonstrate sensitivity and adapt behaviors and communication to accommodate these differences GENERAL COMPETENCIES Citywide - Every employee in this position is accountable to: Establish effective interpersonal relationships through honest, open communication and follow-through on commitments Recognize personal strengths and weaknesses and target areas for personal self-development Demonstrate initiative in performing job tasks Exhibit problem-solving skills leading to sound judgment and quality decisions Achieve goals, handle assigned workload and new assignments effectively; demonstrate an ability to work independently Communicate effectively with individuals and groups using clear and concise verbal and written communications Demonstrate accountability for work and take ownership in job performance Demonstrate concern for the accuracy and quality of work; take steps to correct mistakes and improve the overall product Job Specific - Every employee in this position must be able to: Demonstrate knowledge of and appreciation for the goals, objectives and principles of a planned and diversified player development program Demonstrate ability to plan, organize, schedule and supervise varied activities within general policies and budgetary limitations Demonstrate ability to establish and maintainprofessional relationships with community groups and program guests Demonstrate ability to make decisions recognizing established procedures and practices, and to use resourcefulness and tact in addressing new situations and problems Demonstrate ability to promote successful programs/activities through creative publicity, i.e., flyers, posters, information from news releases, use of desktop publishing or other automated systems, etc. Demonstrate ability to establish effective working relationships within individuals and groups participating in golf, as well as associates, fellow employees, supervisors and the recreation guests Demonstrate ability to perform standard First Aid and CPR Demonstrate ability to assemble and set up facilities for programs and registration activities Demonstrate ability to set and take down tables and chairs, canopies, inflatables, score board panels, and/or any equipment necessary to support programs JOB SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS Essential Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities and Tasks Organizes, supervises, promotes, evaluates, coordinates and develops activities, programs and events Trains and coordinates the assistance of seasonal, temporary, volunteer and golf personnel Provides ongoing evaluation of activities, programs and events for effectiveness, community needs and quality of programs Promotes various player development programs, using various methods including activity guides, web-page, community awareness and marketing plans Serves as a professional ambassador of the department and City by maintaining a professional image, exceptional public speaking skills with a creative and energetic approach Maintains regular and punctual attendance Other Duties and Responsibilities Maintains records and completes reports such as attendance, equipment replacement, performance, effectiveness, etc., as assigned Maintains discipline in player development programs for children and parents Maintains budget including accounting/purchasing records When necessary, assists with tournament operations, day-to-day golf shop operations, and golf shop guest services including point of sale cash sales and telephone reservations, golf shop inventory/sales and merchandising, golf club repair, GHIN handicapping for events, and outside guest services, including golf cart and practice facility operations Helps coordinate program activities with the Golf Professional staff for merchandise needs and Food/Beverage staff to provide a fun, social atmosphere when necessary. Opens and closes the golf shop, cart barn and practice facility, nightly general ledger/cash turn-ins, cart and range work, and sees that all day-to-day operations are performed in accordance with daily policy and procedures Helps coordinate, plan, and execute all aspects of the golf operation with the Head Golf Professional in order to provide first class service, enhance guests experience, and enforce all golf course policies and procedures in order to maximize per round revenue 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 : High school diploma or GED College level course work in marketing, business, education, or sports Registered in the PGA/LPGA or first/second level apprentice working toward membership A minimum of two (2) years of experience programming, organizing, supervising, developing, promoting and implementing golf and/or recreational programs at a golf facility High energy and passion for children and adults playing the game of golf A valid driver's license, provide proof of a safe driving record, and safe driving record for continued employment Preferred : Experience in golf shop operations, including daily operations, budgeting, and managing 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 high-use public facility; may run to address an emergency situation Frequently squat, bend, kneel, twist, climb, balance and reach over head to perform daily program set up and instruction Occasionally lift, carry, push or pull items weighing up to fifty (50) pounds Frequently use hands and fingers for fine manipulation; frequent use light and firm grasp for golf and recreational equipment 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 public golf course setting in which instruction and basic golf course maintenance are performed year-round. This is a high public contact position having frequent exposure to a very fast-paced environment. This position requires a great deal of communication with golf personnel, the public and outside agencies. Required Materials and Equipment Computers and related office equipment, golf carts, golf clubs, and equipment used in the daily operation of a golf course. PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Background checks will include employment references and criminal history and when applicable, credit check, driver's license record, education verification Pre-employment drug screen Physical Must be legally entitled to work in the United States 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.
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, CO, USA
Nov 21, 2017
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION The Program Coordinator II- Standley Lake Park Naturalist position is responsible for facilitating park interpretive and environmental education programs at Standley Lake Regional Park and other Westminster outdoor venues. This position develops and presents information to park visitors on the park's natural resources and history. Recreation staff have the primary responsibility of ensuring the safety of program participants. Must be able to work on varied shifts that include 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 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 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 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 current guest service and business practices, using office equipment and computer software Demonstrate excellent skills in guest relations Learn routine business procedures within reasonable training period Understand and carry out oral and written instructions Handle consistent cash transactions accurately Assist the public and City staff in a friendly and helpful manner establishing effective working relationships Maintain moderately complex records diligently and accurately 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 Demonstrate knowledge or experience in the operation of standard office equipment including the personal computer, telephone, copy machine, and cash register Demonstrate familiarity with Microsoft Windows and recreation software JOB SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS Essential Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities, and Tasks 1. Develops interpretive programs for park patrons, Junior Rangers, schools and groups, campfire programs, guided hikes and outreach programs Designs well-organized and engaging programs according to CIG standards Uses computers and computer systems including graphic design programs Designs brochures and other written materials Collects, catalogs, organizes and protects park collections of slides, photographs, specimens, etc. Requests educational tools and materials from state and/or federal agencies 2. Schedules and promotes programs 3. Attends special events to promote outdoor education opportunities 4. Engages volunteers in meaningful support activities to further the interpretive programs Communicates programs through various printed and electronic media 5. Presents programs to audiences of all ages and up to 30 people at a time Provides roving interpretation in campgrounds and day use areas Uses presentation skills to present a dynamic, educational and enjoyable program 6. Works at the visitor center front desk Provides general information and assistance to visitors Promotes education and information on Visitor Center displays Educates visitors on Standley Lake regulations Provides administrative/clerical support Performs light cleaning in the visitor center and restrooms Performs animal care for resident bull snake 7. Maintains regular and punctual attendance Other Duties and Responsibilities 1. Attend assigned training sessions 2. Provide administrative/clerical support 3. Assist with training and coordinating individual and group volunteers 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 Strong writing and presentation skills Valid driver's license and safe driving record Preferred : Certified Interpretive Guide (CIG) certification Previous experience in an educational setting, preferably in a recreation, natural resources, or similar capacity 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 low 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 overhead Frequently lift, carry, push or pull items weighing up to 10 pounds; occasionally lift, carry, push or pull items weighing up to 25 pounds Constantly 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 WORKING CONDITIONS Work is constantly performed indoors and outdoors. 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 Computer, cash register, telephone, photocopy machine, fax machine, files, 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.
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, CO, USA
Oct 10, 2017
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 and cleaning 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 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.