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.

16 job(s) at City of Westminster, Colorado

Westminster, Colorado Westminster, Colorado, United States
Sep 11, 2018
Full Time
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION The Fitness Instructor I/II position provides group fitness instruction including strength training, step, high/low aerobics, sculpting, indoor cycle and combo classes.This position is responsible for creating a fun, safe, and inclusive environment for various ages and abilities to enjoy exercise.Recreation staff have the primary responsibility of providing quality services and ensuring the safety of program participants. Hours include days, evenings, weekends and some 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 recreational 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. GENERAL COMPETENCIES Job Specific - Every employee in this position must be able to: Teach a variety of fitness class formats in a group setting Consistently provide excellent guest service Demonstrate excellent communication skills Motivate participants and maintain a high level of energy during classes Lead a group in proper strength and flexibility training techniques Demonstrate knowledge of safe heart ratios, perceived exertion scales, and proper warn-up and cool-down techniques Utilize warm-up and cool-down exercises to safely engage class in exercises while minimizing injuries Maintain a nationally recognized fitness certification and First Aid/CPR/AED certification 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. Instructs group fitness classes on effective workout methods Starts and ends classes at the appropriate time Prepares appropriate equipment, music and handouts for each class Engages participants in proper warm-up and cool down exercises Uses stretching exercises to minimize injury Implements strength and endurance building activities Demonstrates exercises and appropriate methods to strengthen specific muscles Identifies different muscle groups Answers participants questions Cleans up after class Substitutes for other instructors as needed in order to support the team 2. Provides a safe, comfortable and inclusive environment for participants Greets and welcomes participants Interacts with the class and provides social interaction Delivers class in a fun and interesting manner Constantly monitors safety and teaches proper form and technique with positive reinforcement Maintains a positive and upbeat attitude and provides exceptional customer service 3. Maintains regular and punctual attendance 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 Current, nationally recognized group fitness or cycle certification First Aid, CPR and AED certification by the first day of employment Previous experience teaching group fitness classes Preferred : At least one (1) year of experience teaching group fitness classes 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 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 Wireless microphone, hand weights, body bars, exercise bands, stereo and steps PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Candidates 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.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. Closing Date/Time: 10/15/2018 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, Colorado, United States
Sep 07, 2018
Full Time
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION The Program Coordinator II - Pottery Studio position is responsible for directing the daily activities in the pottery studio at City Park Recreation Center. This position assists the Recreation Specialist by providing on-site supervision of studio staff, volunteers and guests. Recreation staff have the primary responsibility of ensuring the safety of program participants. Position hours vary, 20 hours/week in the afternoons (approximately 3-6 p.m.), with additional Friday and occasional weekend hours. 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 pottery studio management Understand and carry out oral and written instructions Relate well to children and adults Develop relationships with the guests and other employees Plan, organize, and implement studio activities Provide leadership to both staff and volunteers Respond quickly and calmly in emergency situations Carry out any first aid necessary Demonstrate 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 Overall studio coordination, organization, cleanliness and program support On-site supervisor of studio instructor team, to include scheduling and assignments Loads, fires, and unloads kilns Supervises studio volunteers Orders studio supplies and keeps inventory of supplies Schedules repair of studio equipment Monitors class enrollments Books special use groups and birthday parties Instructs pottery classes for children and adults Maintains equipment and other studio assets Maintains a safe, recreational atmosphere Maintains regular and punctual attendance Other Duties and Responsibilities Attends staff meetings and trainings 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 within 90 days of hire Training and/or education in pottery and ceramics production Teaching experience with children and adults in pottery Preferred: Bachelor's degree Experience supervising adults 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 overhead Frequently lift, carry, push or pull items weighing up to 25 pounds; occasionally lift, carry, push or pull items weighing up to 50 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 with occasional outdoor activity. 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 Pottery wheels, gas, raku and electric kilns, slab rollers, wedging table, small power equipment, clay mixer, pottery tools, computer. 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: 10/29/2018 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, Colorado, United States
Sep 11, 2018
Full Time
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION The Field Worker is a part-time, hourly position that works in the Parks and Golf or Open Space Division. This position performs a variety of maintenance duties for the City of Westminster parks, open space, urban forestry, golf courses, and/or athletic fields and will include general maintenance, landscaping, snow removal, and light construction. The full salary range for this position is stated above. The starting range of pay is dependent on qualifications and experience of each individual candidate. ORGANIZATIONAL COMPETENCIES AND CULTURAL VALUES/GENERAL COMPETENCIES The mission of every employee at the City of Westminster is to deliver exceptional value and quality of life through SPIRIT. Each employee is measured by the ability to adhere to the City's core values of Service, Pride, Integrity, Responsibility, Innovation, and Teamwork. This position supports the goals of the Parks, Recreation and Libraries Department, which enhances the quality of life for all Westminster citizens by providing diverse leisure, recreational, and informational services and resources; and acquiring, developing, and maintaining first-class parks, facilities, open space, and trails. This position works toward the accomplishment of the department's mission: Together we create exceptional opportunities for a vibrant community with a commitment to nature, wellness and literacy. GENERAL COMPETENCIES Job Specific - Every employee in this position must be able to: Demonstrate knowledge of practices used in parks, open space, urban forestry, and golf course maintenance, construction and repair Perform grounds maintenance on parks, sport fields, open space, and golf courses Operate a variety of hand tools, light equipment, and heavy equipment. Remove snow at public facilities when necessary Demonstrate understanding and importance of safety rules and procedures Understand and follow oral and written instructions Demonstrate the ability to take care of equipment Work independently and in a team environment and show initiative to complete tasks Assist the public and City staff in a friendly and helpful manner and establish effective working relationships All employees are expected to provide excellent customer service, communicate in an effective manner both verbally and in writing, display professionalism and integrity, work efficiently, effectively and accurately, work independently and as part of a team, take initiative, solve problems, display good judgment, take ownership for delivering a high quality product or service, have regular and punctual attendance, and effectively handle emergency situations. JOB SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS Essential Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities, and Tasks Performs daily maintenance tasks such as mowing, weeding, tree pruning, mulching, edging and watering Uses hand tools and operates light equipment, such as mowers, sand trap rakes, golf carts, aerators, seeders, spray equipment, chain saws, limb chippers, air compressors, backhoes, loaders and trenchers Operation of specialized equipment such as aerators, topdressers, stump grinders, skid loaders, and large area mowers. Calibrates fertilizer and herbicide application equipment Applies fertilizers and herbicides Assists with a variety of projects, including light construction, tree planting, holiday decorations, fence repair, playground repair, storage organization, renovations, snow removal and winterizing irrigation systems Assists with graffiti removal utilizing equipment and specialized techniques. Assists mechanics in repairs of small and large equipment, tire repair, oil changes and related mechanical work Possesses a valid driver's license and maintains a safe driving record Regular and punctual attendance Other Duties and Responsibilities Incumbent is accountable for all duties of this job, and other projects and responsibilities may be added at the City's discretion. POSITION REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS/PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Education, Experience, Skills, Formal Training, Licenses, and Certifications Required : Must be at least 18 years of age Prior industry experience in one or more of the following areas: Daily maintenance of parks, 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: 10/1/2018 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, Colorado, United States
Sep 07, 2018
Full Time
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION The Aide -Aquatics position is responsible for assisting with the enforcement of policies, teaching lessons, rules, guidelines and regulations governing the conduct of patrons using municipal aquatics facilities.Position requires working evenings, weekends, holidays and requires the ability to travel to work at all City facility pools as needed. The full salary range for this position is stated above. The starting range of pay is dependent on qualifications and experience of each individual candidate. ORGANIZATIONAL COMPETENCIES AND CULTURAL VALUES/GENERAL COMPETENCIES The mission of every employee at the City of Westminster is to deliver exceptional value and quality of life through SPIRIT. Each employee is measured by the ability to adhere to the City's core values of Service, Pride, Integrity, Responsibility, Innovation, and Teamwork. This position supports the goals of the Parks, Recreation and Libraries Department, which enhances the quality of life for all Westminster citizens by providing diverse leisure, recreational and informational services and resources; and acquiring, developing and maintaining first-class parks, facilities, open space and trails. GENERAL COMPETENCIES Job Specific - Every employee in this position must be able to: Assist in ensuring pool safety rules firmly and courteously with the public Work courteously with the public and support the City of Westminster guest service philosophy and the SPIRIT (Service, Pride, Integrity, Responsibility, Innovation, Teamwork) values Act quickly and calmly in emergency situations by making proper judgments as to the correct course of action Assist in instructing swimming classes of various age groups and ability levels Perform basic swim strokes - front crawl, back crawl, backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke and butterfly stroke for a minimum of 10 yards Demonstrate preventative lifeguarding and current lifeguard techniques, and procedures related to rescue of a drowning swimmers or any user in a distressful situation in or around the swimming pool Act quickly and calmly in emergency situations by making proper judgments as to the correct course of action Rescue swimmers in danger of drowning Pass the City of Westminster's swim and lifeguard skills test Demonstrate first aid procedures common in swimming pool operations Demonstrate CPR and rescue breathing skills within certification standards, and the use of an AED (Automated External Defibrillator) Work courteously with the public and support the City of Westminster guest service philosophy and the SPIRIT values (service, pride, integrity, responsibility, innovation, teamwork) All employees are expected to provide excellent customer service, communicate in an effective manner both verbally and in writing, display professionalism and integrity, work efficiently, effectively and accurately, work independently and as part of a team, take initiative, solve problems, display good judgment, take ownership for delivering a high quality product or service, have regular and punctual attendance, and effectively handle emergency situations. JOB SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS Essential Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities and Tasks Assists in monitoring activities in swimming pool areas to prevent drownings, injuries or accidents and teach lessons Assists rescues of swimmers in danger of drowning and administers first aid Assists in maintaining order in swimming pool and adjacent areas Performs cleaning duties including, but not limited to pool, locker rooms, and deck Follows department guest host philosophy Attends monthly in-service training Maintains regular and punctual attendance Other Duties and Responsibilities Assists in maintaining records of activity levels and usage Aids in conducting classes in swimming for various age groups and levels of ability Incumbent is accountable for all duties of this job and other projects and responsibilities may be added at the City's discretion. POSITION REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS/PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Education, Experience, Skills, Formal Training, Licenses and Certifications Required : At least 15 years of age at time of employment Ability to pass Starfish Aquatics Institute StarGuard Training, standard First Aid certification, and CPR/AED certification within 30 days of hire Preferred : One (1) full year experience as a lifeguard at a year-round public pool or two (2) summer seasons at a seasonal public pool CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer certification, standard first aid certification, and lifeguard training certification Any equivalent combination of education, training and experience, which would provide the required knowledge and skills, may be considered. Physical Requirements Work performed is physical in nature and involves sufficient physical strength and stamina for: Constant sitting, standing, and walking throughout pool area to observe patrons' adherence to facility rules and inspect for safety hazards Constant near and far acuity to observe pools for possible troubled swimmers and safety hazards; constant hearing to be aware of troubled individual that may be out of line of sight Frequent crouching, squatting, kneeling, bending, and twisting to perform pool maintenance and rescue duties; frequent climbing and balancing to ascent and descend elevated lifeguard stands Frequent light grasp to hold rescue tubes throughout shift and safely use maintenance items; occasional firm grasp and fine motor skills to perform water testing, first aid, and other emergency functions Occasional reaching overheard to pull up to lifeguard stands; frequent reaching below shoulder to perform pool maintenance and emergency functions Occasional lifting of ten (10) pounds from floor to overhead to move equipment and supplies; occasional lifting of up to seventy-five (75) pounds from floor to chest to assist in moving furniture, equipment, and patrons on backboards Occasionally carry seventy-five (75) pounds up to fifty (50) feet, and fifty (50) pounds up to 100 feet to perform emergency rescues; occasionally push and/or pull seventy-five (75) pounds to remove individuals from pool area in an emergency situation, and set up bleachers for events and lane ropes for lap swim WORKING CONDITIONS Work is constantly performed in a high volume indoor pool setting with constant exposure to loud noise and wet/humid conditions and pool water. Work includes periods of high activity and stress during emergency situations. High public contact position requiring adequate spoken interaction with the public and pool guests. Required Materials and Equipment Knowledge of lifeguard equipment to include but not limited to rescue tubes, backboards, bag valve masks, AED, whistles, chemical testing kits, basic pool chemicals, telephones, two-way radios, and megaphones. Uses cleaning chemicals and cleaning equipment such as pool vacuum, hose, pressure washer, and scrubbers. Operates personal computers and other standard office equipment. PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Candidates must be legally entitled to work in the United States and must successfully pass a criminal background check, reference check, and substance screen. There may be additional pre-employment requirements depending on the nature of the position. We are a caring, courteous, team-oriented organization committed to public service excellence. Employees thrive in a culture that is respectful, professional and diverse. Our work culture encourages passionate, positive and enthusiastic employees. Westminster is a drug-free workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer. Closing Date/Time: 10/29/2018 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, Colorado, United States
Sep 07, 2018
Full Time
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION The Instructor I - Early Childhood Program is responsible for assisting the lead instructor in providing a safe and developmentally appropriate preschool program in accordance with state guidelines. This position interacts with children between the ages of three and five in licensed preschool classes that are educational and recreational in nature. Classes range from two to three hours per class. 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. Hours for this position will be Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 8:45 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. and other times 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. 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 toward the accomplishment of the department's mission: Together we create exceptional opportunities for a vibrant community with a commitment to nature, wellness and literacy. GENERAL COMPETENCIES Job Specific - Every employee in this position must be able to: Understand and carry out oral and written instructions Relate well with children Respond calmly, quickly and effectively to emergency situations Effectively use emergency techniques for standard first aid and CPR Provide proper authority to children Demonstrate knowledge in educational/recreational curriculum development Establish and maintain a cooperative working relationship with coworkers, participants and recreation facility guests Provide effective, courteous customer service Demonstrate creativity Demonstrate self-motivation Maintains a safe recreational atmosphere for participants Follow the City's policies, rules and regulations on conduct and safety at the recreation facilities 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 planning and organization of class activities to develop fine/gross motor skills through games and educational means Complies and enforces the State rules and regulations of the Colorado Department of Human Services Provides a safe environment for preschool-age children Assists in maintaining and updating children's files on an as needed basis Performs a variety of miscellaneous duties such as answering the telephone, running errands, picking up supplies as needed, conducting activities and helping set-up tables and chairs Provides good customer service to parents of the children in class Monitors participants and enforces rules, regulations and safety precautions to prevent accidents Maintains regular and punctual attendance Other Duties and Responsibilities Attends staff meetings and trainings Ensures facility, materials and equipment are clean, well-maintained and safe at all times Administers first aid and CPR as necessary Promotes City of Westminster Early Childhood Program in a positive aspect to participants, parents, guests, and the community Reviews instructional content, methods, and student evaluations to assess strengths and weaknesses, and to develop recommendations for course revision, development, or elimination 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 old First Aid, CPR and AED certification within 30 days of hire Preferred : At least 18 years old and older Three (3) months of previous job experience in a preschool class or similar setting Experience working in a Colorado Shines program and have an up to date PDIS account with Colorado Shines 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 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 Preschool supplies, furniture and sports equipment kept at City recreation facilities. PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Candidates must be legally entitled to work in the United States and must successfully pass a criminal background check, reference check, and substance screen. There may be additional pre-employment requirements depending on the nature of the position. We are a caring, courteous, team-oriented organization committed to public service excellence. Employees thrive in a culture that is respectful, professional and diverse. Our work culture encourages passionate, positive and enthusiastic employees. Westminster is a drug-free workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer. Closing Date/Time: 10/29/2018 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, Colorado, United States
Sep 11, 2018
Full Time
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: 10/15/2018 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, Colorado, United States
Sep 17, 2018
Full Time
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION Parks Specialist - Horticulture is responsible for the design, implementation, management, and mapping of selected gardens throughout the City. Main emphasis will be on design, propagation, planting, and maintenance of perennial displays, annual displays and maintenance of interior foliage. Work is done under the direct supervision of the Crewleader - Horticulture. In order to be considered for this position and move forward with the interview process, a current copy of your state issued driving record (issued within the last 30 days) must be presented at the time of your interview. 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. 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: Horticultural principles and practices in the greenhouse, including heating systems, plant nutrition, soil media formulation and pest management Plant biology and identification (common and botanical names) of perennials, biennials, annuals, and blubs Plant propagation (seed, cuttings, divisions, etc.) Xeriscape principles, Best Management Practices (BMP), Integrated Pest Management (IPM), and soil science ESRI ArcGIS software Landscape planning, design, and installation Communicates and coordinates regularly with other City employees including park construction crews, parks irrigation crews, and landscape planners Effectively deal with the public and other City employees Train and manage small crews of seasonal employees Understand and follow safety rules and procedures Possess experience in pesticide use and the ability to calibrate and use all application equipment as necessary JOB SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS Essential Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities and Tasks Maintains perennial display gardens Maintains annual displays Maintains interior foliage Performs snow removal operations Maintains regular and punctual attendance Other Duties and Responsibilities Performs record keeping relative to plant maintenance and greenhouse work Assists greenhouse staff in selection and planting of annual flower bed arrangements when necessary Coordinates with Irrigation Technician on routine plant maintenance watering schedules Performs snow removal operations 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 possession of a GED At least two (2) years of experiencein greenhouse, nursery, and/or golf course maintenance Bachelor's degree from an accredited, four-year college or university with major course work in Landscape Horticulture, Horticulture, Botany, Forestry, Landscape Design, or closely related field Must possess a valid driver's license, without restrictions, provide proof of a safe driving record, and maintain a safe driving record for continued employment Must possess a Colorado, Class B Commercial Driver License prior to, or within six (6) months of employment Must possess or be able to obtain within six months of employment, a Certification by the State of Colorado as a Pesticide Applicator Preferred : Related course work at the college level 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 sufficient physical stamina and strength is needed to: Frequently sit, stand and walk outdoor over uneven terrain to inspect condition of golf course and perform maintenance Frequently squat, bend, kneel, and twist with constant reaching below shoulder daily maintenance duties; Occasionally crawl, climb and reach overhead for inspection and stocking of supplies Frequent light/firm grasp and handling to properly use landscape tools and equipment; Occasional fine manipulation perform course maintenance and office tasks Frequent step up/down and actuate mechanism to safely enter/exit and operate golf carts, riding mowers and vehicles Constant near/far acuity to observe course for maintenance needs and safety hazards and perform office tasks; Constant hearing to effectively communicate with guests, staff and to be aware of any possible dangers while on golf course Occasional lifting of up to twenty-five (25) 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/pulling of up to 100 pounds to transport materials and supplies on golf course using a pallet jack and wheel barrows WORKING CONDITIONS Work is occasionally performed indoors and frequently outdoors with occasional exposure to extreme temperatures. Work is performed in a public setting in which maintenance is performed year round. Required Materials and Equipment Operates light golf course equipment such as golf carts, pick-up trucks, dump trucks, tractors, loaders, trailers, backhoes, trenchers, rototillers, sod cutters, wheelbarrows, horticulture hand tools, pruners, water tanks, mowers, edger's, air compressors, snowplows, snow blowers, and other general maintenance equipment as necessary. Operation of City Vehicle may be required. Gloves, earmuffs, goggles/glasses, face shields, welding jacket, steel-toed shoes, dust and spray masks, and pesticides are also used. General office equipment, including phone, calculator, two-way radio, computer terminals, photocopier, computer applications, and printers. PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Background checks will include employment references and criminal history and when applicable, credit check, driver's license record, education verification Pre-employment drug screen Pre-employment physical Must be legally entitled to work in the United States Closing Date/Time: 10/1/2018 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, Colorado, United States
Sep 11, 2018
Full Time
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION The Utilities Engineering Manager is an advanced professional engineering position responsible for supervisory and technical work planning, prioritizing, and implementing the capital improvement program in the Public Works and Utilities Department. This position reviews project plans related to development proposals and utility improvements, conducts long term planning activities, oversees operations and contract projects to ensure adherence with standards and specifications, coordinates with other City departments and represents the City in various public venues. Work is performed with appreciable latitude for independent judgment and action that is reviewed by the Public Works Director through observation, conferences, reports, and achievement of desired objectives. In order to be considered for this position, all candidates must attach to the online application, a cover letter and resume (maximum of two pages). 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 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 considerable knowledge of various types of engineering design standards and procedures used in the design and construction of water, sanitary sewer, water and wastewater treatment plants, street and other public works/utilities construction Conduct and evaluate engineering and technical studies and analysis on various programs to determine recommendations based on the information received Demonstrate knowledge of City codes, ordinances, regulations, and standards governing public utility facilities construction, maintenance, and repair Present ideas, data, and reports clearly and concisely both verbally and in written form to city council, management, and citizen groups Utilize appropriate utilities and water resources technologies and transfer their usage to relevant areas of work Establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, employees, consultants, contractors, State and Federal officials, and other people contacted in the course of a workday Demonstrate knowledge of the principles and practices of civil engineering as it relates to Public Works and Utilities projects Review engineering plans, specifications and documents and to discern and correct errors in design and criteria Make difficult engineering computations and design a variety of standard and complex Public Works and Utilities projects quickly and accurately Use engineering software programs such as; ArcGIS, Auto CAD, and scheduling programs Leadership/Supervisory - Every employee in this position is accountable to: Foster a participatory organizational climate that is open, positive, reinforcing and supportive Encourage employees to be accountable for their work and take ownership in what they do Demonstrate leadership and courage by making or supporting decisions that reflect the organizational mission and goals even when the decision may be unpopular to some Demonstrate collaboration and conflict resolution skills with other departments and employees Help employees to see the value of developing their skills, and assists 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 of professional engineers as their supervisor Effectively work with and motivate in a team environment of individuals outside of the City and outside firms hired to assist the City with large-scale projects Maintain a balance of technical and political skills to assist in developing water and sewer rate analysis Represent the City and give impromptu and prepared presentations in public meetings regarding City projects Analyze problems, and exercise sound judgment and arrive at logical, valid conclusions in controlled and impromptu settings JOB SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS Essential Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities and Tasks 1. Provides direction, instruction and supervision as needed for Engineers assigned in the Division, including: Pro-actively observing performance of staff, assisting with problem resolution and coordination of activities Long-Term Planning for the whole utility including upkeep of the City's asset inventory for $3.7B in infrastructure Budgeting and oversight for Utility Capital Improvement Projects Participating in recruitment and selection of staff Developing, providing and overseeing training of new employees Evaluating performance of employees at annual appraisal Reviewing and approving work submitted by Engineering staff Investigating complaints concerning performance of employees Responsibility for scheduling staff and approval of leave requests and timesheets Budgeting, developing, planning, and managing employee-training programs on an annual basis; responsibility for Utility Operations Capital Improvement Projects (CIP) including supply water system, potable water and distribution systems, wastewater collection and treatment systems, reclaimed water treatment systems, and communication backhaul systems including: Updating the water and wastewater master plan and the ten year utility system capital improvement plans Inspecting various Utility Capital Improvement Projects for compliance with City specifications, ordinance requirements and regulations Representing the City and the Department in the role of a coordinator with consulting engineers and contractors Preparing construction plans, plats, specifications, and quantity lists for a variety of water and sanitary sewer projects as well as other construction, repair or modification projects Reviewing work performed by outside consultants Establishing scope, schedule, and budget summaries for 20-30 active and simultaneous CIP's at any given time Establishing and maintaining unified project management procedures for employees of the Division adhering to industry best practices including monthly reports, S-Curve tracking, Decision/Action logs, and change order status 2. Reviewing standards, specifications, ordinance requirements and regulations applied by the City and researches latest developments to determine what changes and/or technology should be applied, including: Probable impact of developments to the community and City Reviewing proposed public works/utilities projects, their need and impact on development with the Community Development staff Developing priorities and cost estimates as part of a long-range proposed capital improvement program Making cost estimates and adhering to adopted budgets; compiling information regarding ownership of property and executing property acquisitions in accordance with City Code and Policy; keeping abreast of development in the public works/utilities field 3. Reviewing plans, specifications and contract documents prepared by consulting engineers for propriety, adequacy and accuracy, including: Reviewing PUD plans, use permits, subdivisions, and site plans to assure compliance with City standards and specifications Answering inquiries regarding projects and other engineering matters 4. Communicating successfully and develops and maintains effective relationships, including: Preparing effective written communications such as reports, memos, activity logs, etc. Demonstrating effective oral communication skills with the public, other members of the department and city Dealing with other department members as well as the City and public in a positive collaborative manner 5. Effectively using industry and departmental knowledge, including: Demonstrating working knowledge of department policies, regulations and procedures Adhering to Westminster Municipal Code requirements Maintaining current knowledge of accepted best practices of engineering Participating in all required training 6. Availability for after-hour public meetings including public information open house meetings, City Council meetings, City Council Study Sessions, and HOA meetings throughout the City as necessary 7. Maintains regular and punctual attendance Other Duties and Responsibilities Incumbent is accountable for all duties of this job and other projects and responsibilities may be added at the City's discretion. POSITION REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS/PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Education, Experience, Skills, Formal Training, Licenses and Certifications Required : Graduation from an accredited college or university with major course work in Civil Engineering or related field Five to ten years progressively responsible experience in the design and construction of water/wastewater systems and facilities Registration with the Colorado State Board of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors as a professional engineer (P.E.) Preferred : Master's Degree in civil or environmental engineering or related field Three to five years supervision of professional level engineers and technical staff Three to five years municipal capital improvement project experience LEED, ENVISIONTM or other sustainability certification related to the industry Certified Water Professional in the State of Colorado or equivalent certification demonstrating knowledge of Utility Operations Formal Project Management certification such as PMP certification or PSMJ Project Management Bootcamp certification Any equivalent combination of education, training and experience, which would provide the required knowledge and skills, may be considered Physical Requirements Work is sedentary in nature and requires sufficient physical stamina and strength for: Constant sitting to perform daily tasks; occasional walking through a multilevel facility to retrieve information; frequent standing sometimes for extended periods Frequent squatting, reaching above shoulder and twisting to file documents and lift supplies and material; occasional bending, kneeling, climbing, balancing and reaching below shoulder to store documents, material and supplies Constant light grasp, fine manipulation, and handling to perform daily duties; occasional firm grasp to safely use equipment Frequent lifting, carrying, push/pulling of up to ten (10) pounds to move material and supplies; occasional lifting, pushing/pulling of up to twenty-five (25) pounds with dollies and carts WORKING CONDITIONS Work is frequently performed indoors and outdoors and occasionally under extreme temperatures. Frequent hearing is needed to provide a high level of communication and customer service to contractors through spoken word in a noisy construction environment. Required Materials and Equipment Personal computers, keyboards, calculators, telephones, audio-video equipment, and standard office equipment. Utilizes electronic connections to off-site locations. PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Background checks will include employment references and criminal history and when applicable, credit check, driver's license record, and education verification Pre-employment drug screen Must be legally entitled to work in the United States Closing Date/Time: 10/8/2018 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, Colorado, United States
Sep 17, 2018
Full Time
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION The PoliceOfficer -Certified positionis a safety sensitive position that is involved with the complex and specialized activities required to maintain civil order and enforce laws and ordinances.Police Officers are responsible for the protection of life and property, detection and prevention of crime, apprehension of criminals, and enforcement of laws and ordinances in a designated specialized area or on an assigned shift. This is a safety-sensitive position Candidates must be certified by job closing deadline, in order to be considered for this position. 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 Police Department, which is "To Provide Law Enforcement Excellence in Community Safety and Service through Vigorous Policing, Professionalism, Leadership and Innovation."The Department is responsible for enforcement of State Laws and Westminster Municipal Ordinances pertaining to criminal and traffic issues and to uphold the Constitution of the United States, the State of Colorado, and the Charter of the City of Westminster.The Department is primarily focused on public safety, maintaining peace and order, prevention of crime, and the apprehension of criminals. 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: Physical Abilities Maintain personal physical fitness Restrain and arrest suspects Demonstrate proficient use of weapons Demonstrate proficiency with the operation of a two-way radio Ability to accurately enter data into a software system with 25 wpm speed Demonstrate application of safe driving procedures Perform a wide variety of physical activities due to the nature of the job Personal Skills Demonstrate sound judgment, accurate observation skills and learn new information and appropriately apply it to situations Demonstrate effective oral and written communication skills Demonstrate strong interpersonal skills including assertiveness, emotional self-control, adaptability, initiative, dependability, integrity, teamwork skills, and sound problem-solving techniques Demonstrate the ability to comply with laws, rules and regulations Appropriately accept advice and constructive criticism Demonstrate knowledge of human nature as it applies to human behavior Demonstrate ability to learn the local area and to locate most addresses JOB SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS Essential Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities and Tasks Must be able to act without direct supervision and to exercise independent judgment in meeting complex emergency situations. 1. Responsible for effective incident evaluation, including: Responding to calls for service Obtaining appropriate information at the scene Accurately evaluating information Determining priority of actions at the scene and whether it is a criminal or civil matter Collecting, identifying, and preserving evidence and personal property Gathering information through interview and interrogation techniques, and making legal admonishments 2. Responsible to arrest, detain, search, and preserve safety, including: Approaching and detaining suspects Making arrests Restraining and subduing suspects when necessary Using reasonable amount of force necessary for physical arrests Legally searching people and property Applying appropriate safety precautions in hazardous and potentially dangerous situations Maintaining a safe position when dealing with suspects Maintaining an awareness of own location and location of other officers and personnel 3. Responsible to effectively communicate, both verbally and in writing, while providing appropriate public service and interaction, including: Using appropriate oral and written communication to provide law enforcement information and explanations Maintaining appropriate courtesy while with the public Providing assistance and appropriate referrals Advising victims, complainants, violators, parents, etc. Mediating disputes Controlling crowds Presenting a neat, clean, well-groomed, professional appearance and demeanor Preparing effective written reports, memos, citations, activity logs, etc. Demonstrating effective oral communication skills with the public, other members of the department Demonstrating effective communication via the police radio and other portable devices 4. Responsible for patrolling, including: Performing patrol activities in assigned area Observing conditions and initiating appropriate action to potential hazards and suspicious or criminal activity Responding to and handling a variety of calls for services Enforcing laws and ordinances, as well as monitoring and enforcing vehicle codes 5. Must be able to safely and proficiently use required vehicles and equipment, including Maintaining all equipment Inspecting patrol vehicle Inspecting all equipment Safely operating vehicle under routine and emergency conditions Using required weapons under training and emergency conditions 6. Must be able to effectively use legal and department knowledge, including: Demonstrating working knowledge of laws, codes, and legal procedures in all areas of law enforcement Testifying in civil and criminal court on behalf of the police department Assisting in courtroom security Demonstrating working knowledge of department policies, regulations and procedures Maintaining current knowledge of accepted police procedures and conduct Keeping current on laws and relevant legal opinions Participating in all required training Adhering to an exemplary code of conduct while on or off duty in dealing with other department members as well as the City and public Functioning effectively within the prescribed chain of command 7. Maintains regular and punctual attendance Other Duties and Responsibilities Incumbent is accountable for all duties of this job; other projects and responsibilities may be added at the City's discretion. POSITION REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS/PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Education, Experience, Skills, Formal Training, Licenses and Certifications Required : Must be 21 years of age Graduation from high school or GED Graduation from a certified Police Academy Colorado POST Certified by job closing deadline No felony convictions Valid driver's license and maintain a safe driving record Preferred : Military training (veteran friendly) Minimum of two years of college level training in police science, criminal justice or a related field Law enforcement experience at the municipal level Any equivalent combination of education, training and experience, which would provide the required knowledge and skills, may be considered Physical Requirements Work is physical in nature and requires sufficient physical stamina and strength for: Occasional use of sufficient physical strength, stamina, agility and ability to capture, control and arrest subjects or suspects, including those who may be bigger in stature and strength, resistive, combative, or attempting to elude custody Constant carrying of thirty (30) pounds around waist for up to ten hours, or the duration of a shift in standing and seated positions Frequent sitting in a patrol vehicle covering a designated area; occasional sitting at a desk to perform office functions and report writing; frequent standing, walking and running while chasing subjects or suspects on all types of terrain in all weather conditions Occasional awkward movements such as resisted twisting, bending, or lifting; occasional kneeling, climbing and balancing on fences and stairs Frequent firm grasping and occasional light grasping, pinching, and fine motor skills to be able to handle a weapon, evidence, and resistive detainees Constant near acuity and depth perception to accurately discharge a weapon and view vehicle or personal characteristics for reports or descriptions are required, as is the ability to consistently hear and communicate via phone and two-way radio systems Frequent lifting of up to sixty (60) pounds from ground level to waist and twenty (20) pounds from ground level to overhead to move equipment and material to and from police vehicles; occasional push/pull of up to 200 pounds or more to clear stalled vehicles from traffic or clear other hazards WORKING CONDITIONS Work is constantly performed outdoors and occasionally indoors with frequent exposure to extreme temperatures and all weather conditions.Work is performed year-round with occasional exposure to wet/humid conditions, loud noise, heavy traffic, and all types of hazardous situations, including threatening people, communicable diseases, hazardous materials, chemicals, etc.Due to the nature of position, periods of high activity and stress in emergency situations will exist, often after extended periods of sedentary activity, under demanding conditions, along with the handling of dangerous or hostile individuals. Required Materials and Equipment Vehicles, firearms, tasers, restraint devices, two-way radio, electronic devices, safety equipment, officer equipment, emergency first aid equipment, camera, speed measuring devices, breath-alcohol measuring devices and other equipment related to law enforcement; computer terminals, keyboard, printer, telephone, fax machine, photocopy machine, and other standard pieces of office equipment. PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Employment as a Police Officer is conditional upon successful completion of an oral interview and/or assessment center, psychological examination, background investigation, polygraph or CVSA Additional testing may be required Pre-employment drug screen Pre-employment physical Must be legally entitled to work in the United States and provide required documentation Closing Date/Time: 10/1/2018 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, Colorado, United States
Sep 17, 2018
Full Time
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION The Police Officer/Senior Police Officer - Lateralis a safety-sensitive position that is involved with the complex and specialized activities required to maintain civil order and enforce laws and ordinances. Police Officers are responsible for the protection of life and property, detection and prevention of crime, apprehension of criminals, and enforcement of laws and ordinances in a designated specialized area or on an assigned shift. This is a safety-sensitive position. Candidates for this position musthave two years full-time municipal Patrol experience within the last three years. To be considered for the position, all candidates must submit the two most recent written appraisals / evaluations / Team Reports, etc. at the Oral Board . Police Officer - Senior Police Officer - Lateral Hiring Pay Scale: Two (2) or more years of experience: $60,011 per year Three (3) or more years of experience:$63,050 per year Four (4) or more years of experience:$67,659 per year Five (5) or more years of experience:$71,085 per year 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 goal of the Police Department, which is "To Provide Law Enforcement Excellence in Community Safety and Service through Vigorous Policing, Professionalism, Leadership and Innovation." The Department is responsible for enforcement of State Laws and Westminster Municipal Ordinances pertaining to criminal and traffic issues and to uphold the Constitution of the United States, the State of Colorado, and the Charter of the City of Westminster. The Department is primarily focused on public safety, maintaining peace and order, prevention of crime, and the apprehension of criminals. 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: Physical Abilities Maintain personal physical fitness Restrain and arrest suspects Demonstrate proficient use of weapons Demonstrate proficiency with the operation of a two-way radio Ability to accurately enter data into a software system with 25 wpm speed Demonstrate application of safe driving procedures Perform a wide variety of physical activities due to the nature of the job Personal Skills Demonstrate sound judgment, accurate observation skills and learn new information and appropriately apply it to situations Demonstrate effective oral and written communication skills Demonstrate strong interpersonal skills including assertiveness, emotional self-control, adaptability, initiative, dependability, integrity, teamwork skills, and sound problem-solving techniques Demonstrate the ability to comply with laws, rules and regulations Appropriately accept advice and constructive criticism Demonstrate knowledge of human nature as it applies to human behavior Demonstrate ability to learn the local area and to locate most addresses JOB SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS Essential Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities and Tasks Must be able to act without direct supervision and to exercise independent judgment in meeting complex emergency situations. 1. Responsible for effective incident evaluation, including Responding to calls for service Obtaining appropriate information at the scene Accurately evaluating information Determining priority of actions at the scene and whether it is a criminal or civil matter Collecting, identifying, and preserving evidence and personal property Gathering information through interview and interrogation techniques, and making legal admonishments 2. Responsible to arrest, detain, search, and preserve safety, including Approaching and detaining suspects Making arrests Restraining and subduing suspects when necessary Using reasonable amount of force necessary for physical arrests Legally searching people and property Applying appropriate safety precautions in hazardous and potentially dangerous situations Maintaining a safe position when dealing with suspects Maintaining an awareness of own location and location of other officers and personnel 3. Responsible to effectively communicate, both verbally and in writing, while providing appropriate public service and interaction, including Using appropriate oral and written communication to provide law enforcement information and explanations Maintaining appropriate courtesy while with the public Providing assistance and appropriate referrals Advising victims, complainants, violators, parents, etc. Mediating disputes Controlling crowds Presenting a neat, clean, well-groomed, professional appearance and demeanor Preparing effective written reports, memos, citations, activity logs, etc. Demonstrating effective oral communication skills with the public, other members of the department Demonstrating effective communication via the police radio and other portable devices 4. Responsible for patrolling, including Performing patrol activities in assigned area Observing conditions and initiating appropriate action to potential hazards and suspicious or criminal activity Responding to and handling a variety of calls for services Enforcing laws and ordinances, as well as monitoring and enforcing vehicle codes 5. Must be able to safely and proficiently use required vehicles and equipment, including Maintaining all equipment Inspecting patrol vehicle Inspecting all equipment Safely operating vehicle under routine and emergency conditions Using required weapons under training and emergency conditions 6. Must be able to effectively use legal and department knowledge, including Demonstrating working knowledge of laws, codes, and legal procedures in all areas of law enforcement Testifying in civil and criminal court on behalf of the police department Assisting in courtroom security Serving summonses, subpoenas, notices, orders, and warrants of arrest Demonstrating working knowledge of department policies, regulations and procedures Maintaining current knowledge of accepted police procedures and conduct Keeping current on laws and relevant legal opinions Participating in all required training Adhering to an exemplary code of conduct while on or off duty in dealing with other department members as well as the City and public Functioning effectively within the prescribed chain of command 7. Maintains regular and punctual attendance Other Duties and Responsibilities Incumbent is accountable for all duties of this job; other projects and responsibilities may be added at the City's discretion. POSITION REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS/PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Education, Experience, Skills, Formal Training, Licenses and Certifications Required : Must be 21 years of age Graduation from high school or GED Graduation from a certified Police Academy Colorado POST Certified at the time of hire No felony convictions Valid driver's license and maintain a safe driving record Must have two years full-time municipal Patrol experience within the last three years Preferred : Military training Minimum of two years of college level training in police science, criminal justice or a related field 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 use of sufficient physical strength, stamina, agility and ability to capture, control and arrest subjects or suspects, including those who may be bigger in stature and strength, resistive, combative, or attempting to elude custody Constant carrying of thirty (30) pounds around waist for up to ten hours, or the duration of a shift in standing and seated positions Frequent sitting in a patrol vehicle covering a designated area; occasional sitting at a desk to perform office functions and report writing; frequent standing, walking and running while chasing subjects or suspects on all types of terrain in all weather conditions Occasional awkward movements such as resisted twisting, bending, or lifting; occasional kneeling, climbing and balancing on fences and stairs Frequent firm grasping and occasional light grasping, pinching, and fine motor skills to be able to handle a weapon, evidence, and resistive detainees Constant near acuity and depth perception to accurately discharge a weapon and view vehicle or personal characteristics for reports or descriptions are required, as is the ability to consistently hear and communicate via phone and two-way radio systems Frequent lifting of up to sixty (60) pounds from ground level to waist and twenty (20) pounds from ground level to overhead to move equipment and material to and from police vehicles; occasional push/pull of up to 200 pounds or more to clear stalled vehicles from traffic or clear other hazards WORKING CONDITIONS Work is constantly performed outdoors and occasionally indoors with frequent exposure to extreme temperatures and all weather conditions. Work is performed year-round with occasional exposure to wet/humid conditions, loud noise, heavy traffic, and all types of hazardous situations, including threatening people, communicable diseases, hazardous materials, chemicals, etc. Due to the nature of position, periods of high activity and stress in emergency situations will exist, often after extended periods of sedentary activity, under demanding conditions, along with the handling of dangerous or hostile individuals. Required Materials and Equipment Vehicles, firearms, tasers, restraint devices, two-way radio, electronic devices, safety equipment, officer equipment, emergency first aid equipment, camera, speed measuring devices, breath-alcohol measuring devices and other equipment related to law enforcement; computer terminals, keyboard, printer, telephone, fax machine, photocopy machine, and other standard pieces of office equipment. PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Employment as a Police Officer is conditional upon successful completion of an oral interview and/or assessment center, psychological examination, background investigation, polygraph or CVSA Additional testing may be required Pre-employment drug screen Pre-employment physical Must be legally entitled to work in the United States and provide required documentation Closing Date/Time: 10/1/2018 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, Colorado, United States
Sep 07, 2018
Full Time
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION The Hourly Lifeguard position is responsible for ensuring the safety of guests, surveillance of the pool facility and surrounding areas, enforcement of policies, rules, and regulations, and governing the conduct of guests using a municipal swimming pool.Position requires working evenings, weekends, and holidays, and requires ability to travel to work at all City facility pools as needed.Recreation staff have the primary responsibility of ensuring the safety of program participants. This position is classified as safety-sensitive due to the nature of the work. Employees in this position may be subject to random drug testing and/or heightened supervision per the personnel policies and rules. The full salary range for this position is stated above. The starting range of pay is dependent on qualifications and experience of each individual candidate. Hours for this part-time, non-benefited position vary but may include weekdays, evenings, and weekends. ORGANIZATIONAL COMPETENCIES AND CULTURAL VALUES/GENERAL COMPETENCIES The mission of every employee at the City of Westminster is to deliver exceptional value and quality of life through SPIRIT. Each employee is measured by the ability to adhere to the City's core values of Service, Pride, Integrity, Responsibility, Innovation, and Teamwork. This position supports the goals of the Parks, Recreation and Libraries Department, which enhances the quality of life for all Westminster citizens by providing diverse leisure, recreational, and informational services and resources; and acquiring, developing, and maintaining first-class parks, facilities, open space, and trails. This position works toward the accomplishment of the department's mission: Together we create exceptional opportunities for a vibrant community with a commitment to nature, wellness and literacy. GENERAL COMPETENCIES Job Specific - Every employee in this position must be able to: Demonstrate preventative lifeguarding and current lifeguard techniques, standards, and procedures related to rescue of a drowning swimmers or any user in a distressful situation in or around the swimming pool Act quickly and calmly in emergency situations by making proper judgments as to the correct course of action Rescue swimmers in danger of drowning Pass the City of Westminster's swim and lifeguard skills test Demonstrate first aid procedures common in swimming pool operations Demonstrate CPR and rescue breathing skills within certification standards, and the use of an AED (Automated External Defibrillator) Work courteously with the public and support the City of Westminster guest service philosophy and the SPIRIT values (service, pride, integrity, responsibility, innovation, teamwork) All employees are expected to provide excellent customer service, communicate in an effective manner both verbally and in writing, display professionalism and integrity, work efficiently, effectively and accurately, work independently and as part of a team, take initiative, solve problems, display good judgment, take ownership for delivering a high quality product or service, have regular and punctual attendance, and effectively handle emergency situations. JOB SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS Essential Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities, and Tasks 1. Monitors activities in swimming pool areas to prevent drownings, injuries, or accidents 2. Responds appropriately to emergencies 3. Provides quality swim lesson instruction 4. Participates in all maintenance andcleaning duties including, but not limited to pool, locker rooms, deck, and surrounding facilities 5. Effectively enforces pool rules while following department guest host philosophy 6. Participates in and attends monthly in-service trainings 7. Maintains regular and punctual attendance Other Duties and Responsibilities 1. Instructs swimming classes of various age groups and ability levels 2. Maintains records of activity levels and usage Incumbent is accountable for all duties of this job, and other projects and responsibilities may be added at the City's discretion. POSITION REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS/PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Education, Experience, Skills, Formal Training, Licenses, and Certifications Required : Must be at least 16 years of age Ability to pass Starfish Aquatics Institute StarGuard Training, standard First Aid certification, and CPR/AED certification within 30 days of hire Must pass a required swim test during the interview process Preferred : One (1) full year experience as a lifeguard at a year-round public pool or two (2) summer seasons at a seasonal public pool CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer certification, standard first aid certification, and lifeguard training certification Any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience, which would provide the required knowledge and skills, may be considered. Physical Requirements Work performed is physical in nature and involves sufficient physical strength and stamina for: Constant sitting, standing, and walking throughout pool area to observe patrons' adherence to facility rules and inspect for safety hazards Constant near and far acuity to observe pools for possible troubled swimmers and safety hazards; constant hearing to be aware of troubled individual that may be out of line of sight Frequent crouching, squatting, kneeling, bending, and twisting to perform pool maintenance and rescue duties; frequent climbing and balancing to ascent and descend elevated lifeguard stands Frequent light grasp to hold rescue tubes throughout shift and safely use maintenance items; occasional firm grasp and fine motor skills to perform water testing, first aid, and other emergency functions Occasional reaching overheard to pull up to lifeguard stands; frequent reaching below shoulder to perform pool maintenance and emergency functions Occasional lifting of ten (10) pounds from floor to overhead to move equipment and supplies; occasional lifting of up to seventy-five (75) pounds from floor to chest to assist in moving furniture, equipment, and patrons on backboards Occasionally carry seventy-five (75) pounds up to fifty (50) feet, and fifty (50) pounds up to 100 feet to perform emergency rescues; occasionally push and/or pull seventy-five (75) pounds to remove individuals from pool area in an emergency situation, and set up bleachers for events and lane ropes for lap swim WORKING CONDITIONS Work is constantly performed in a high volume indoor pool setting with constant exposure to loud noise and wet/humid conditions.Work includes periods of high activity and stress during emergencies. Sufficient physical strength, stamina, and conditioning are needed to rescue swimmers in danger of drowning who may resist rescue. Required Materials and Equipment Knowledge oflifeguard equipment to include but not limited to rescue tubes, backboards, bag valve masks, AED, whistles, chemical testing kits, basic pool chemicals, telephones, two-way radios, and megaphones. Uses cleaning chemicals and cleaning equipment such as pool vacuum, hose, pressure washer, and scrubbers. Operates personal computers and other standard office equipment. PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Candidates must be legally entitled to work in the United States and must successfully pass a criminal background check, reference check, and substance screen. There may be additional pre-employment requirements depending on the nature of the position. We are a caring, courteous, team-oriented organization committed to public service excellence.Employees thrive in a culture that is respectful, professional and diverse.Our work culture encourages passionate, positive and enthusiastic employees.Westminster is a drug-free workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer. Closing Date/Time: 10/29/2018 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, Colorado, United States
Sep 07, 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 $1,000 per year depending on the employee's fluency in Spanish, Hmong, and/or Laotian. The Sport Coach is a part-time, non-benefited position responsible for coaching a non-competitive intramural sports program representing the City of Westminster and area middle schools. This position helps participants develop their skills in a certain sport and learn the rules of the game. This position serves as a role model and is responsible for developing positive relationships with participants. The Sport Coach focuses on developing a team atmosphere, following the rules of the game and maintaining sportsmanship. This position requires afternoon and early evening work and requires the ability to drive to all participating middle schools as needed. Recreation staff have the primary responsibility of providing quality services and ensuring the safety of program participants. 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. GENERAL COMPETENCIES Job Specific - Every employee in this position must be able to: Demonstrate a thorough understanding of the sport he or she is coaching Train and instruct participants in the skills and game play associated with sport Encourage and help participants to learn and improve skills Develop positive relationships with participants Serve as a role model and maintain professional conduct and sportsmanship at all times Work effectively with children ranging in age from 10 years to 16 years old Follow City policies and procedures on conduct and safety Act quickly and calmly in emergency situations by making proper judgments as to the correct course of action Administer first aid and CPR and use an AED (Automated External Defibrillator) Work courteously with the public and support the City of Westminster guest service philosophy and the SPIRIT 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 1. Trains and instructs participants in a specific sport Monitors activities during training and practices, explains techniques and assists with skills improvement Plans work outs and drills to improve and develop skills Monitors participants and enforces rules, regulations and safety precautions to prevent accidents 2. Promotes a positive, non-competitive recreation environment, good personal behavior and sportsmanship, and an environment to train and motivate children and adolescents 3. Responsible for team development for Round Robin tournament play 4. Participates in meetings and trainings 5. Keeps track of and ensures proper care of program equipment 6. Maintains regular and punctual attendance Other Duties and Responsibilities 1. Maintains current First Aid, CPR and AED certification 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 Experience coaching a sport or sport instruction First Aid, CPR and AED certification within 90 days of hire 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 in an active gymnasium setting with exposure to loud noises, various sports equipment and activities, and high public use. Required Materials and Equipment Sport-specific equipment such as volleyball nets, volleyball poles, basketball nets, and balls 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: 10/29/2018 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, Colorado, United States
Sep 17, 2018
Full Time
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION This is a responsibleposition involving moderately complexadministrative supportwork for the Public Works and Utilities Department, Utilities Operations Division.Strong written andverbal communication skills are necessary forreport preparation, as well ascommunicating to staff, council and customers. This position requires a high level of customer service skills, interacting with the public and other employees to achieve the essential functions of the job. In order to be considered for this position, all candidates must attach to the online application, a cover letter and resume (maximum of two pages). The full salary range for this position is stated above. The starting range of pay is dependent on qualifications and experience of each individual candidate. The City of Westminster offers a bonus of up to $1,500 per year depending on the employee's fluency in Spanish, Hmong, and/or Laotian. ORGANIZATIONAL COMPETENCIES AND CULTURAL VALUES/GENERAL COMPETENCIES The mission of every employee at the City of Westminster is to deliver exceptional value and quality of life through SPIRIT.Each employee is measured by the ability to adhere to the City's core values of Service, Pride, Integrity, Responsibility, Innovation, and Teamwork. This position supports the goals of the 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 knowledge of modern office practices, procedures, equipment, business English, spelling and mathematical computations and tabulations Operate a Personal Computer and be familiar with current computer software applications (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe Acrobat Pro and Outlook); must be able to type 40 W.P.M Set up and type a variety of letters, memos, reports, agendas, minutes, ordinances and resolutions; maintain moderately complex reports and to prepare detailed reports from such records Make minor decisions in accordance with precedents and regulations and to apply these to work situations Understand and follow moderately complex oral and written instruction Handle and maintain confidential matters Establish and maintain effective relationships with other employees and the public JOB SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS Essential Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities and Tasks 1. Provides high level customer service to city employees, public officials, citizens and businesses 2. Provides administrative support to the Division Manager and Superintendents, including: Composes and edits content for routine correspondence in accordance with standard policies; including reports, agenda memos, correspondence, minutes of meetings, articles, and other material on general and technical subjects 3. Provides general office support including: Maintains filing system to ensure timely filing of important documents using Laserfiche document scanning and set up Tracks deadlines and due dates for assignments Schedules meetings and appointments and makes reservations Makes travel and conference arrangements Maintains office supplies 4. Supports administration of division budget: Maintaining balances and reconciling division budget Maintaining budget records Verifying budgets and funding for project expenses Processing and division purchase orders and invoices Recording expenditures Recording mileage Recording petty cash reimbursements Initiating budget revisions and journal entries 5. Works in close contact with the Department's Executive Assistant 6.Acts as a liaison between the Division and other City divisions/departments 7.Maintains regular and punctual attendance Other Duties and Responsibilities 1. Position may be required to work overtime during blizzard conditions as part of the MSC Emergency Operations Center (EOC).Position is part of the Communications Coordination Group when the EOC is activated.Driving into work could be requiredduring adverse conditions and will be shift work based on the severity of the storm. 2. Incumbent is accountable for all duties of this job and other projects and responsibilities may be added at the City's discretion POSITION REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS/PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Education, Experience, Skills, Formal Training, Licenses and Certifications Required : Graduation from high school or GED Minimum (3) three years experience in a high public contactadministrative assistant position Proficiency in the use of personal computer, with emphasis on word processing (40 W.P.M.) Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Acrobat Pro and Outlook Knowledge of general accounting Preferred : Additional experience with other computer software programs; i.e., Accela, Cityworksand GIS Experience with financial software programs; i.e., JDEdwards Experience with technical report writing Any equivalent combination of education, training and experience, which would provide the required knowledge and skills, may be considered. Physical Requirements Work is sedentary in nature and requires sufficient physical stamina and strength for: Constant sitting to perform daily tasks; occasional walking through a multilevel facility to retrieve information; frequent standing sometimes for extended periods Frequent squatting, reaching above shoulder and twisting to file documents and lift supplies and material; occasional bending, kneeling, climbing, balancing and reaching below shoulder to store documents, material and supplies Constant light grasp, fine manipulation, and handling to perform daily duties; occasional firm grasp to safely use equipment Frequent lifting, carrying, push, pulling and lifting of up to ten (10) pounds to move material and supplies; occasional pushing, pulling and lifting 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 high stress under demanding conditions.The position requires a great deal of communication with City employees, the public, and outside agencies. Required Materials and Equipment Personal computer, typewriter, printer, telephone, fax machine, photocopy machine, transcriber, calculator, postage scale and meter, books, files, paper shredder, scanner, and other standard office equipment. PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Background checks will include employment references and criminal history and when applicable, credit check, driver's license record, education verification Pre-employment drug screen Must be legally entitled to work in the United States Closing Date/Time: 10/1/2018 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, Colorado, United States
Sep 07, 2018
Full Time
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION The Sport Supervisor position is responsible for observing and monitoring sports leagues and keeping accurate league records.This position also provides routine field preparation and maintenance. Recreation staff have the primary responsibility of ensuring the safety of program participants. Hours for this position will generallybe Monday through Friday from 5:45 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. and Saturdays and Sundays from 1:45 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Beginning in October the hours will include both Saturdays and Sundays between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and midnight. 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 current guest service and business practices, using office equipment and computer software Demonstrate excellent skills in guest/host relations Demonstrate a working knowledge of recreation operations and philosophy Effectively handle emergency situations such as fire alarms and injuries Follow established guidelines concerning facility operations such as usage policies, emergency procedures Establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers and other City staff Act in a leadership role, and direct and supervise a variety of staff Make decisions recognizing established procedures and practices, and to use resourcefulness and tact in meeting new situations and/or problems 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. Observes and monitors various sports leagues to ensure safety and discipline at facilities Assists with crowd control Effectively handles emergency situations such as fire alarms and injuries Provides excellent guest service to participants and spectators 2. Provides routine athletic field cleaning and maintenance such as ball field preparation and field painting 3. Tracks team statistics and scores 4. Responsible for maintenance, cleaning and inventory of recreation equipment 5. Completes accurate transactions (cash, check, credit card, gift card) and reconciles at end of shift 6. Safely operates vehicles and equipment 7. Maintains regular and punctual attendance Other Duties and Responsibilities 1. Assists with set-up and break down of various equipment related to the sport being played 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 : 1. Must be at least 18 years of age 2. Graduation from high school or GED 3. First Aid, CPR and AED certification within 30 days of hire 4. Valid driver's license and safe driving record Preferred : Some experience in supervising a recreation and/or educational setting Background in athletics is desirable 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 isgenerally performed indoorswith possible outdoor leagues and working outside in the weather.Exposure to outdoor weather conditions, including summer sun and temperatures which may exceed 100 degrees, and winter conditions that include snow and freezing temperatures, may be possible. Work is performed at a high public use, multilevel recreation facility where loud noise and multiple events and activities at one time may cause a distraction. Required Materials and Equipment Sports and recreation equipment, calculators, telephones, PA systems, gym floor covers, hand tools, AED, gloves, and pocket masks.May be required to operate All-Terrain Vehicles (ATV's), one-half ton trucks, lawn mowers, edger, small hand tools such as hammers, measuring tape, screw drivers and power tools. 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: 10/29/2018 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, Colorado, United States
Sep 17, 2018
Full Time
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION The Parksworker II is a skilled to semi-skilled laborer who is involved in light equipment operation, park and plant maintenance,construction and mechanical work of a primarily physically demanding nature.Work involves responsibility for performing a variety of tasks with a major emphasis on general park and open space maintenance, landscape construction, greenhouse work, and maintenance of sports fields (including lining, dragging and prep-work for scheduled games and events). This is a full-timeand may include some weekends and holidays. In order to be considered for this position and move forward with the interview process, a current copy of your state issued driving record (issued within the last 30 days) must be presented at the time of your interview. The full salary range for this position is stated above. The starting range of pay is dependent on qualifications and experience of each individual candidate. The City of Westminster offers a bonus of up to $1,500 per year depending on the employee's fluency in Spanish, Hmong, and/or Laotian. ORGANIZATIONAL COMPETENCIES AND CULTURAL VALUES/GENERAL COMPETENCIES The mission of every employee at the City of Westminster is to deliver exceptional value and quality of life through SPIRIT.Each employee is measured by the ability to adhere to the City's core values of Service, Pride, Integrity, Responsibility, Innovation, and Teamwork. This position supports the goals of the Parks, Recreation and Libraries Department, which enhances the quality of life for all Westminster citizens by providing diverse leisure, recreational and informational services and resources; and acquiring, developing and maintaining first-class parks, facilities, open space and recreational trails. This position works towards the accomplishment of the Departments mission: "Together we create exceptional opportunities for a vibrant community with a commitment to nature, wellness and literacy." Every employee is accountable to: Demonstrate a high level of customer service; encourage others to focus on the customer; foster an environment where customer service is a priority Communicate with customers to ensure that, where possible, they are satisfied, and that their needs are being addressed; solicit and evaluate customer feedback Act as an ambassador by understanding and fostering the organization's mission and vision Exhibit pride in self, the department, the city, and the community; conduct self in a professional manner Demonstrate integrity and build trust through credibility, reliability, commitment, loyalty, and ethical behavior Address difficult or contentious issues in a constructive manner Support/promote change; demonstrate flexibility, and take calculated risks when appropriate Participate in personal growth opportunities, and attend trainings designed to enhance capacity to bring new skills and ideas to the job and the organization Work to continuously improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the service or product being delivered Demonstrate support for team efforts by accepting new roles and responsibilities, and helping others achieve objectives Value diversity; demonstrate an awareness of differences; demonstrate sensitivity, and adapt behaviors and communication to accommodate these differences GENERAL COMPETENCIES Citywide - Every employee in this position is accountable to: Establish effective interpersonal relationships through honest, open communication and follow-through on commitments Recognize personal strengths and weaknesses, and target areas for personal self-development Demonstrate initiative in performing job tasks Exhibit problem-solving skills leading to sound judgment and quality decisions Achieve goals, and handle assigned workload and new assignments effectively; demonstrate an ability to work independently Communicate effectively with individuals and groups using clear and concise verbal and written communications Demonstrate accountability for work, and take ownership in job performance Demonstrate concern for the accuracy and quality of work; take steps to correct mistakes and improve the overall product Job Specific - Every employee in this position must be able to: Demonstrate knowledge of equipment, material, and practices used for general park maintenance, construction, and turf care Apply applicable safety rules and procedures Be flexible in all work assignments and work schedules Carry out work efficiently with minimal supervision Safely operate and train others in the safe operation of mechanical hand tools and various light equipment related to parks maintenance, greenhouse operations, and irrigation Perform facility and grounds maintenance on parks, sports fields, and open space areas Remove snow at public facilities when necessary Preserve park cleanliness Attend meetings and work at athletic events Professionally interact with seasonal employees helping direct work and monitoring employee safety Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and work groups Deal effectively and professionally with the general public, consultants, and vendors JOB SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS Essential Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities, and Tasks 1. Performs facility grounds maintenance of City's park system, open space areas, sports fields, and turf areas, including: Mowing park areas and athletic fields in the City's park system on a scheduled basis Planting and maintaining trees and shrubs Digging trenches for irrigation repair work Watering, dragging, chalking, and tamping batter's boxes and pitcher's mound as necessary Painting athletic fields for soccer and baseball or softball Applying pesticides as needed Maintaining playgrounds Participation in greenhouse operation activities Preparing, planting, and maintaining flower beds and gardens 2. Preserves cleanliness of City's park system, including: Removing trash and litter from parks and public grounds Cleaning shelters and restrooms 3. Performs a variety of construction related projects and repairs permanent structures 4. Reads and follows athletic event schedules, works athletic events, and attends other related meetings 5. Leads seasonal employees and assists Crewleader in assigning duties as well as in reviewing work and monitoring employee safety 6. Possesses a valid driver's license; operates City vehicles in a safe and responsible manner, including driving in all weather conditions; and possesses or is able to obtain a Class "B" Commercial Driver's License within six (6) months of employment 7. Maintains regular and punctual attendance Other Duties and Responsibilities 1. Incumbent is accountable for all duties of this job, and other projects and responsibilities may be added at the City's discretion POSITION REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS/PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Education, Experience, Skills, Formal Training, Licenses, and Certifications Required : Graduation from high school or GED Possess previous experience in landscape, turf, open space or sports field maintenance Must obtain Colorado Department of Agriculture Certified Applicator's license within one year of hire Must possess a valid driver's license, without restrictions, provide proof of a safe driving record, and maintain a safe driving record for continued employment Must possess a Colorado, Class B Commercial Driver License prior to, or within six (6) months of employment Preferred : Ability to direct and set example for small group of seasonal employees in the accomplishment of specific tasks Capability and desire to enroll in educational classes in turf management, irrigation, and landscape construction 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, greenhouse functions,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 Operates light equipment such as pick-up truck, small dump truck, tractors, horticultural hand tools, rototillers, sod cutters, pruners, self-propelled, walk-behind mowers, riding mowers, snow blowers, 20-foot trailers, 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 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: 10/1/2018 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, Colorado, United States
Sep 26, 2018
Part Time
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION The Guest Relations Clerk position performs work of a varied and routine nature, which includes providing guest service, performing a number of registration functions, point of sale transactions, and/or assisting with other department work. Once trained, employees must be able to perform with minimal supervision in a fast-paced leisure facility environment. The starting range of pay is dependent on qualifications and experience of each individual candidate. Proficiency in Spanish and/or another language is preferred for this position. 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. The City measures each employee 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 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/host relations Learn routine business procedures within 6-month training period and access information. 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 Work in a high-usage/fast-paced recreation facility environment Demonstrate knowledge or experience in the operation of standard office equipment including the personal computer, telephone, copy machine, and cash drawers Demonstrate familiarity with Microsoft Windows and recreation software Every employee at the Guest Relations Clerk II level must also be able to: Demonstrate skills and abilities in facility operations, including extensive knowledge of the recreation facility and City operations Demonstrate extensive skills and knowledge in computerized registration processes Order supplies and forms, and organize and restock inventory Demonstrate skill in accounting/billing programs Demonstrate proficiency working with other computer software programs such as Excel and PageMaker Work closely with Recreation Facility Supervisor, Facility Assistants, program staff, and instructors to ensure effective guest service Assist with facility monitoring and set-up of equipment Demonstrate knowledge of and ability to work at all Westminster Recreation clerical stations Assist in booking of facility rentals and group usage JOB SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS Essential Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities, and Tasks Guest Relations Clerk I 1. Perform reception and guest relations duties in a fast-paced, high volume environment, which may include: Selling membership passes, taking program registrations, completing point of sale transactions and merchandise sales, making court reservations, taking general admissions, performing ID verifications, and handling high-volume telephone calls Directing individuals to proper locations, providing information, and other activities that serve the center guests Scheduling rooms and birthday parties and assisting with rental requests Maintaining, ordering, and inventorying coffee, office and pro shop supplies, and displays 2. Complete accurate transactions (cash, check, credit card, gift card) and reconcile at end of shift 3. Sort and file various types of correspondence, material, and documents 4. Assist in marketing efforts including proofing seasonal brochures, flyers, and special campaigns 5. Provide information related to department facilities, programs, and activities using phone, e-mail, and personal contacts 6. Monitor guest adherence to facility policies and procedures and report disruptive behavior 7. Assist in the maintenance of various records and manuals such as inventory, activity reports, billing, receipts, membership passes, reservations, and minor financial account. 8. Assist in the scheduling, tracking, paperwork, and supervision of community service workers and volunteers 9. Serve on committees as needed such as facility Safety Committee, SilverSneakers, and special events 10.Maintain lost and found 11. Maintains regular and punctual attendance This position progresses to a Guest Relations Clerk II position ($15.06 - $19.28 per hour), which requires a minimum ofone (1) year ofexperience as a Guest Relations Clerk I at the City of Westminster and demonstrated proficiency in all duties and responsibilities of the Guest Relations Clerk I classification. Guest Relations Clerk II Advancement to Guest Relations Clerk II may be considered after one (1) year of service and depending on the needs of the organization. 1. Perform all Guest Relations Clerk I functions 2. Assist with pro shop inventory control and merchandise ordering 3. Order, organize, and re-stock supplies, materials, and forms 4. Provide initial and ongoing training to Guest Relations Clerk I and substitutes 5. Perform light custodial duties, equipment set-up, and locker room assistance as needed 6. Maintains regular and punctual attendance 7. Support Recreation Program staff Other Duties and Responsibilities for Guest Relations Clerk I and II 1. Conduct facility tours for potential new members 2. Monitor participants and activities in the facility 3. Assist in the training of newly-hired Guest Relations Clerks and substitutes. 4. Attend required number of City of Westminster training sessions 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 Must possess or be able to obtain first aid, AED and CPR Certification within sixty (60) days of hire Keyboard speed of 25 words per minute Preferred : Familiarity with current computer applications, specifically RecTrac Cash handling experience A minimum of one (1) year customer service experience in a fast-paced environment Knowledge of Spanish and/or other languages Any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience, which would provide the required knowledge and skills, may be considered. Physical Requirements Work is both sedentary in nature, and requires sufficient physical stamina and strength for: Constant sitting to perform daily tasks; computer use; frequentwalking through a multilevel facility to retrieve information; frequent standing, sometimes for extended periods Frequent squatting, bending, reaching above shoulder, and twisting to file documents and lift supplies and material; occasional kneeling, crawling, 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, pushing, and pulling of up to ten (10) pounds to move material and supplies; occasional lifting, pushing, and pulling of up to fifty (50) pounds with dollies and carts; infrequent lifting, pushing, and pulling of up to one hundred (100) pounds with dollies and carts WORKING CONDITIONS Work is constantly indoors and 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 Cash register, telephone, fax machine, photocopy machine, calculator, scanner, books and files, personal computers, 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 Must be legally entitled to work in the United States Closing Date/Time: 10/8/2018 8:30 AM Mountain