City of Westminster, Colorado

Welcome to employment with the City of Westminster, Colorado!

Centrally located between Denver and Boulder, Colorado, on the US Highway 36 high-tech corridor, Westminster is a beautiful city designed for an exceptional quality of life. The community is a nationally recognized community with a reputation for innovation and progressive management in local government. Over 108,000 residents enjoy superb recreation amenities, beautiful neighborhoods, numerous entertainment and shopping opportunities. Westminster is 80% developed and maintains a goal to preserve 15% (3,300 acres) of its land area for natural open space.

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.

 

13 job(s) at City of Westminster, Colorado

Westminster, Colorado Westminster, Colorado, United States
Jan 16, 2021
Temporary
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION The City of Westminster Street Maintenance Division is hiring a full-time, temporary, benefited Street Maintenance Worker I/II until December 31, 2021. Pending city budget approval and other considerations, the position may extend beyond December 31, 2021 - more details will be discussed during interviews. Applicants are REQUIRED to possess a State of Colorado Commercial Driver's License (A or B) at the time of hire and applicants with CDL driving, street maintenance, and snow removal experience will be preferred. This position is semi-skilled to skilled labor involving operation of light vehicles, machinery, and hand and power tools in public works maintenance and construction. Work requires considerable physical exertion and is performed under severe working conditions. It is a mandatory requirement of this position to work overtime, take weekend duty and be on call for emergency work such as snow removal, water breaks, and sewer backups. Employee must be able to respond within thirty minutes when on-call, including in inclement weather. This is a safety sensitive position. The hiring range for this position will be $37,761.36 to $43,639.94 per year based on experience and qualifications. The full salary range for this position is stated above. The starting range of pay is dependent on qualifications and experience of each individual candidate. The City of Westminster offers a bonus of up to $1,500 per year depending on the employee's fluency in Spanish, Hmong, and/or Laotian. ORGANIZATIONAL COMPETENCIES AND CULTURAL VALUES/GENERAL COMPETENCIES The mission of every employee at the City of Westminster is to deliver exceptional value and quality of life through SPIRIT. Each employee is measured by the ability to adhere to the City's core values of Service, Pride, Integrity, Responsibility, Innovation, and Teamwork. This position supports the goals of the Public Works and Utilities Department, which maintains and enhances the safety and well-being of the community by providing exceptional water and wastewater service, and maintaining the City's extensive network of street infrastructure. The department continuously strives to meet the needs of the community by constantly focusing on customer service, efficient and effective utilization of resources, safety, innovation, and teamwork. Every employee is accountable to: Demonstrate a high level of customer service; encourage others to focus on the customer; foster an environment where customer service is a priority Communicate with customers to ensure that, where possible, they are satisfied, and that their needs are being addressed; solicit and evaluate customer feedback Act as an ambassador by understanding and fostering the organization's mission and vision Exhibit pride in self, the department, the city, and the community; conduct self in a professional manner Demonstrate integrity and build trust through credibility, reliability, commitment, loyalty, and ethical behavior Address difficult or contentious issues in a constructive manner Support/promote change; demonstrate flexibility, and take calculated risks when appropriate Participate in personal growth opportunities, and attend trainings designed to enhance capacity to bring new skills and ideas to the job and the organization Work to continuously improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the service or product being delivered Demonstrate support for team efforts by accepting new roles and responsibilities, and helping others achieve objectives Value diversity; demonstrate an awareness of differences; demonstrate sensitivity, and adapt behaviors and communication to accommodate these differences GENERAL COMPETENCIES Citywide - Every employee in this position is accountable to: Establish effective interpersonal relationships through honest, open communication and follow-through on commitments Recognize personal strengths and weaknesses, and target areas for personal self-development Demonstrate initiative in performing job tasks Exhibit problem-solving skills leading to sound judgment and quality decisions Achieve goals, and handle assigned workload and new assignments effectively; demonstrate an ability to work independently Communicate effectively with individuals and groups using clear and concise verbal and written communications Demonstrate accountability for work and take ownership in job performance Demonstrate concern for the accuracy and quality of work; take steps to correct mistakes and improve the overall product Job Specific - Every employee in this position must be able to: Demonstrate safe operation of equipment, materials, and methods used in general public works maintenance, construction, and repair, especially those related to the Streets Division Demonstrate knowledge of and willingness to apply work safety rules and procedures Establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, citizens, and contractors Demonstrate knowledge of Department Policies and Procedures, and work safety rules and procedures Demonstrate knowledge in filling out all proper documentation to include daily paperwork and incident reports Accurately follow verbal and written instructions Safely use all tools, vehicles, and other equipment, materials, and supplies Wear personal protection equipment such as hardhat, steel-toed boots, safety vest, safety glasses, gloves, and ear protection JOB SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS Essential Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities, and Tasks 1. Operates heavy and light construction equipment, including: Tandem- and single-axle dump trucks Snowplows Spreaders Line grinders Plate compactors Asphalt rollers Concrete saws Crack sealers Backpack blowers Gas- and electric-powered equipment Hand tools Other equipment as required 2. Performs street maintenance duties, including: Patching road surfaces Building and setting forms Pouring and finishing concrete Constructing, maintaining, and repairing curbs, gutters, sidewalks, and culverts 3. Performs work safely, including: Operating City vehicles Maintaining safe driving record 4. Maintains regular and punctual attendance Other Duties and Responsibilities 1. May perform painting, carpentry, and masonry work 2. May be required to perform Maintenanceworker duties from other primary assignment areas, such as traffic signs and markings, water and wastewater, etc. Incumbent is accountable for all duties of this job, and other projects and responsibilities may be added at the City's discretion. POSITION REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS/PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Education, Experience, Skills, Formal Training, Licenses, and Certifications Required : Graduation from high school or possession of a GED Experience in safe operation of tools, equipment, and light vehicles Experience in maintenance and repair work Valid driver's license with safe driving record Current possession of a Commercial Driver License Class A or B Preferred : Minimum of two (2) years experience in the construction/maintenance trades and/or street maintenance Previous experience with CDL driving and/or commercial snow removal Any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience, which would provide the required knowledge and skills, may be considered Physical Requirements This position is physical in nature and requires sufficient physical strength and stamina to: Frequently sit while driving to and from work sites, and frequently stand and walk on uneven terrain Frequently crouch, squat, bend, twist, and kneel in awkward confined spaces; frequently climb ladders, equipment, and trenches; occasionally climb/balance stairs and fences Frequent light grasp and reaching; occasional firm grasp and fine motor functions to handle tools and material Constant near/far acuity and hearing to safely perform duties and perform office tasks Occasional lifting of up to 100 pounds from ground to waist to move manhole covers; occasional lifting of up to eighty (80) pounds from ground to shoulder to move cement bags and equipment, and occasional lifting of forty (40) pounds overhead; occasional carrying, pushing, and pulling of up to 100 pounds twenty (20) feet to lift and move manhole covers WORKING CONDITIONS Occasionally performs work indoors and constantly outdoors with frequent exposure to extreme temperatures and weather conditions. Performs maintenance and repair work year-round on busy city streets where loud noise and traffic may cause a distraction. Work is very physical in nature and requires a great amount of physical exertion in extreme conditions, while working with material that exceeds 450 degrees Fahrenheit. On-call duty is also required for emergency maintenance and snow removal. Required Materials and Equipment Heavy and light construction vehicles and equipment, including tandem- and single-axle dump trucks with snow plow and spreader, asphalt roller, line grinder, plate compactor, concrete saw, crack sealer, backpack blower, gas- and electric-powered equipment, jackhammer, generators, pumps, hand tools, construction materials, and supplies, or any other related vehicles, equipment, or tools. Personal protection equipment such as hardhat, steel-toed boots, safety vest, safety glasses, gloves, and ear protection. General office equipment including personal computer, telephone, radio, copier, and fax machine. PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Background check including employment references, criminal history, and driving record review If current CDL holder, DOT questionnaire (Form 49 CFR part 40 Drug and Alcohol Testing) and required background check will be submitted to previous employer for the past two years Drug screen Physical Must be legally entitled to work in the United States Closing Date/Time: 1/19/2021 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, Colorado, United States
Jan 16, 2021
Full Time
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION Are you looking for an exciting and rewarding career in the operation and maintenance of a wastewater collection system? The City of Westminster is looking for a Utilities Operator II to join the Wastewater Maintenance Crew and maintain the City's wastewater collection system. This position is primarily responsible for operating a jetter or jetter/vacuum combination truck as well as supporting the field operations for the Utilities Operations Division. Candidates should also be skilled in the operation of a variety of other light and heavy construction and maintenance equipment used to repair and maintain sewer lines. It is a mandatory requirement of this position to work overtime, take weekend duty, and be on call for emergency work such as snow removal, water breaks, and sewer backups. Applicants must be able to respond to the City of Westminster Municipal Service Center within 30 minutes when on call. This is a safety sensitive position. Operating Hours are Monday through Thursday from 6:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The full salary range for this position is stated above. The starting range of pay is dependent on qualifications and experience of each individual candidate. 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 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 safety practices common to hazards such as confined space, traffic control, fall protection, proper PPE Demonstrate knowledge of the general practices applied in the care and safe operation of a wide variety of light to heavy construction and maintenance equipment, especially those related to Utilities Operations Build positive relationships and rapport with other team members both within the work group, the division, the department and across all departments Perform thorough daily vehicle inspections Demonstrate knowledge of the laws, regulations, and City's policies, SOPs and standards; and ensure team members comply Demonstrate the ability to work with minimal supervision and both understand and follow oral instructions or written diagrams Demonstrate sufficient physical stamina to withstand fatiguing elements involved in operating light and heavy equipment for long hours and in adverse weather conditions Demonstrate ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with citizens, the public and contractors Demonstrate knowledge of using a telephone, fax machine, copier, two-way radio, pager, computer, and necessary computer programs Perform work safely to include operating various types of equipment and City vehicles Demonstrate proper handling of asbestos, excavation and trench safety and traffic control safety and ensure team members comply Communicate clearly, plan, and organize work in a manner conducive to full performance and high morale in rapidly changing situations under normal, stressful and/or emergency situations Analyze situations quickly and objectively, recognizing established precedents and practices, and using resourcefulness in meeting new problems JOB SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS Essential Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities, and Tasks Perform maintenance on the wastewater collection system, Monday through Thursday from 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Additional after-hours on-call assignments are mandatory. Act as a non-supervisory lead worker over a small group of employees to accomplish specific tasks, organize projects, train staff, and provide staff feedback Operate heavy and light construction and sewer cleaning equipment including tandem dump trucks; passenger trucks; loaders; backhoes; pumps; jetter/vacuum combination truck; closed circuit televising equipment; power saws; and compressors Service and make minor repairs to assigned equipment or machinery and perform inspections and reports needed for maintenance and repair work on vehicles and equipment Perform a wide variety of physical labor duties in connection with construction, maintenance and repair under both routine and emergency conditions, including repairing sewer and water line breaks Maintain a Class "A" CDL with tanker endorsement, a DOT physical card, a valid driver's license, and a safe driving record for the duration of employment Maintain regular and punctual attendance Perform CPR and basic first aid Other Duties and Responsibilities May lead or direct small groups of employees on daily activities Assist in preparation of staff reports, agenda memos, and special letters and reports Will be required to perform duties from other primary assignment areas, including but not limited to, the Distribution Maintenance Crew, Distribution Construction Crew, Meter Shop and Cross Connection Control Team, Reclaimed Water Crew, Infrastructure Asset Management Team, and the Street Division on snow removal Incumbent is accountable for all duties of this job, and other projects and responsibilities may be added at the City's discretion. POSITION REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS/PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Education, Experience, Skills, Formal Training, Licenses, and Certifications Required : Graduation from high school or possession of a GED Must possess a valid driver's license, provide proof of a safe driving record, and maintain a safe driving record for continued employment Minimum two (2) years of experience in the operation of a wide variety of light and heavy equipment used in utilities construction and maintenance work Minimum two (2) years of experience in utilities operations: wastewater collections (preferred) and/or water distribution Must currently possess State of Colorado Class 1 Collections Certification with the ability to obtain a Class 2 Collections Certification within 12 months of hire Must possess a Commercial Driver License with the following endorsements: Air Brakes, Tanker, and Combination Vehicle/Class "A" License Must be able to pass a DOT (Department of Transportation) physical upon hire and then every two (2) years after that Preferred : Three (3) or more years of experience in the operations and maintenance of wastewater collections systems CPR/first aid knowledge Certified for working in the field for the following: confined space entry, gas detection, Asbestos awareness, cement pipe awareness, and flagger training Any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience, which would provide the required knowledge and skills, may be considered. Physical Requirements This position is physical in nature and requires sufficient physical strength and stamina to: Constantly sit while driving to and from work sites and operating heavy equipment on site, constantly walk on uneven terrain to assure crew safety and quality of work; frequently stand on uneven terrain Frequently squat and kneel in awkward confined spaces; occasionally crawl to inspect heavy equipment and work performed and balance to enter and exit vehicles and heavy equipment at elevated heights; constantly climb to enter equipment and vehicles at elevated heights; constantly bend to observe work from cab of equipment; constantly reach below and overhead to operate equipment and enter vehicles; constant twisting while operating heavy equipment Constant light/firm grasp and fine manipulation to handle tools, equipment and material Constant step up/down to use ladders to enter vehicles; constant actuate mechanism to operate heavy machinery and vehicles Constant near/far acuity and hearing to safely perform duties and perform office tasks Frequent lifting and carrying of up to 100 pounds from ground to waist to move manhole covers; constant lifting and carrying of up to 100 pounds to move cement bags and equipment; occasional pushing/pulling of up to 100 pounds twenty (20) feet to lift and move manhole covers and other equipment WORKING CONDITIONS Work is occasionally performed indoors and constantly outdoors with frequent exposure to extreme temperatures. Maintenance and repair are performed year-round on busy City streets where loud noise and traffic may cause a distraction. Work is very physical in nature and requires a great amount of physical exertion in extreme conditions while working in confined spaces. Exposure to chemicals, fumes, methane gas with limited ventilation, and human and medical waste products also exist. On-call duty is also required for emergency maintenance and snow removal. Required Materials and Equipment May operate light to heavy equipment and machinery used in utilities operations, such as backhoe, high-pressure sewer cleaners, sewer television van, forklifts, loaders, tandem-axle dump trucks with a plow, crane truck, as well as other similar equipment. May also operate electrical test equipment, diesel-powered electrical generators, basic hand and shop tools, saws, welders, cherry pickers or overhead cranes, boom trucks, shovels, and two-way radios. Personal computers, telephones, adding machines, and other basic office equipment. PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Background check including employment references, criminal history, and driving record review DOT questionnaire (Form 49 CFR part 40 Drug and Alcohol Testing) and required background check will be submitted to previous employer for the past two years Drug screen Physical Must be legally entitled to work in the United States Closing Date/Time: 1/25/2021 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, Colorado, United States
Jan 16, 2021
Full Time
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION The City of Westminster is looking for a Utilities Specialist I to join the Wastewater Maintenance crew responsible for inspecting and repairing the City's wastewater collections systems. We are seeking candidates who have a strong desire to maintain city infrastructure in the field and serve the public. We also look for candidates who are interested or experienced in skilled trades, equipment operation, and asset management. If you have a passion for preventative maintenance, working with a robust team of operators, and working with robotic cameras and cutters, then we invite you to consider this opportunity. The main duty for this position will be operations of the closed circuit TV inspections of the City's wastewater collection system in accordance with the PACP rating system from NASSCO; maintenance of the CCTV van, appurtenances and associated software; and a variety of other water and wastewater activities. Work will be performed in accordance with established policies, procedures, and technical guidelines, and is reviewed by supervisors through conferences, reports, and results obtained. It is a mandatory requirement of this position to work overtime, take weekend duty, and be on call for emergency work such as snow removal, water breaks, and sewer backups. Applicants must be able to respond to the Westminster Municipal Service Center within 30 minutes when on call. This is a safety-sensitive position. Operating Hours for this position are Monday through Thursday from 6:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The full salary range for this position is stated above. The starting range of pay is dependent on qualifications and experience of each individual candidate. 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 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 safety practices common to hazards such as confined space, traffic control, fall protection, and proper PPE Demonstrate knowledge of practices, methods, and tools used in installing, operating, maintaining, and repairing utilities Build positive relationships and rapport with other team members both within the work group, the division, the department and across all departments Demonstrate knowledge of computer programs including, but not limited to, Microsoft Outlook, MS Excel, MS Word, Cityworks, GIS, CIS, and ITPipes or comparable CCTV inspection program Demonstrate the principles and practices of wastewater bypass pumping operations Demonstrate the principles and practices of the operation of wastewater pumps, and electrical meters and controls Communicate clearly, plan, organize and effectively lead a small group of skilled workers in a manner conducive to full performance and high morale in rapidly changing situations under normal, stressful and/or emergency situations Analyze situations quickly and objectively, recognizing established precedents and practices, and using resourcefulness in meeting new problems Assess workload and determine appropriate course of action, establish and maintain control over situations as they develop, and make proactive, informed decisions concerning routine operational functions Perform thorough daily vehicle inspections Demonstrate knowledge of the laws, regulations, and City's policies, SOPs and standards; and ensure team members comply Demonstrate the ability to work with minimal supervision, and both understand and follow oral instructions or written diagrams Demonstrate sufficient physical stamina to withstand fatiguing elements involved in operating light and heavy equipment for long hours and in adverse weather conditions Demonstrate ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with citizens, the public and contractors Demonstrate knowledge of using a telephone, fax machine, copier, two-way radio, pager, computer, and necessary computer programs Demonstrate and explain the standard practices, methods and tools used in installing, operating, maintaining and repairing sewer and water lines Work alongside, direct and lead personnel in order to maintain the daily operations of the Utilities Operations Division Demonstrate proper handling of asbestos, excavation and trench safety and traffic control safety and ensure team members comply JOB SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS Essential Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities and Tasks 1. Perform closed circuit televising inspections of the wastewater collection system, Monday through Thursday from 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Additional after-hours on-call assignments are mandatory. 2. Act as a lead worker over a small group of employees to accomplish specific tasks, organize projects, train staff, and provide staff feedback 3. Work independently on field locating and inspection, making decisions exercising technical judgment, and taking remedial action when needed, including: Identify updates to collections system mapping used in GIS, ITPipes and CityWorks Assisting Semper maintenance staff in the repair and maintenance at the wastewater lift stations Performing manhole inspections on our large diameter sewer main lines Performing oversight and attends meetings on projects that are assigned to them Monitoring, reviewing, and approving invoices submitted by contractors Consulting with supervisor on unusual or difficult cases Investigating and answering requests, suggestions, and complaints from superiors and citizens 4. Responsible to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing, while providing appropriate customer service and interaction, including:Participating in City programs, task forces, peer groups, and professional organizations Using appropriate oral and written communication to provide customer service and explanation of activities Maintaining appropriate courtesy while with the public Mediating disputes Presenting a professional appearance and demeanor Preparing and submitting effective written reports, memos, activity logs, etc., to all levels of the organization Demonstrating effective oral communication skills with the public and other members of the department This position requires high public contact in all types of situations Demonstrating effective communication via the radio and other portable devices Updating Foreman of activities planned and completed 5. Operate heavy and light construction and sewer cleaning equipment including tandem dump trucks; passenger trucks; loaders; backhoes; pumps; jetter/vacuum combination truck; closed circuit televising equipment; power saws; and compressors 6. Service and make minor repairs to assigned equipment or machinery and perform inspections and reports needed for maintenance and repair work on vehicles and equipment 7. Perform a wide variety of physical labor duties in connection with construction, maintenance and repair under both routine and emergency conditions, including repairing sewer and water line breaks 8. Maintain a Class A CDL with tanker endorsement, a DOT physical card, a valid driver's license, and a safe driving record for the duration of employment 9. Maintain regular and punctual attendance 10. Perform CPR and basic first aid Other Duties and Responsibilities 1. May lead or direct small groups of employees on daily activities 2. Assist in preparation of staff reports, agenda memos, and special letters and reports 3. Will be required to perform duties from other primary assignment areas, including but not limited to, the Distribution Maintenance Crew, Distribution Construction Crew, Meter Shop and Cross Connection Control Team, Reclaimed Water Crew, Infrastructure Asset Management Team, and the Street Division on snow removal Incumbent is accountable for all duties of this job, and other projects and responsibilities may be added at the City's discretion. POSITION REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS/PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Education, Experience, Skills, Formal Training, Licenses, and Certifications Required : Graduation from high school or possession of a GED Must possess a valid driver's license, provide proof of a safe driving record, and maintain a safe driving record for continued employment Minimum three (3) years of experience in the operation of a wide variety of light and heavy equipment used in utilities construction and maintenance work Minimum three (3) years of experience in utilities operations: wastewater collections (preferred) and/or water distribution Must currently possess State of Colorado Class 1 Collections Certification with the ability to obtain a Class 2 Collections Certification within 12 months of hire Must possess PACP certification Must possess a Commercial Driver License with the following endorsements: Air Brakes, Tanker, and Combination Vehicle/Class "A" License Must be able to pass a DOT (Department of Transportation) physical upon hire and then every two (2) years after that Preferred : Four (4) or more years of experience in the operations and maintenance of wastewater collections systems CPR/first aid knowledge Certified for working in the field for the following: confined space entry, gas detection, Asbestos awareness, cement pipe awareness, and flagger training Any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience, which would provide the required knowledge and skills, may be considered. Physical Requirements The position is physical in nature and requires sufficient physical strength and stamina to: Constantly sit to perform daily office tasks, drive to work sites, and stand on all types of terrain; frequently walk over uneven terrain to perform field work Frequently squat, bend, and kneel to perform maintenance on water systems and hydrants; frequently climb water towers or tanks up to 200 feet in height in all weather conditions; balance, reach overhead and below shoulder, and twisting to perform daily maintenance duties Occasionally crawl in confined spaces to perform inspections and maintenance Frequent light/firm grasp and handling to operate office equipment and safely use heavy repair tools; constant fine manipulation to perform repairs and daily tasks Constant stepping up/down to enter and exit vehicles, and climb stairs and ladders; constant actuate mechanism to safely operate vehicles, including standard transmission Normal vision and hearing are needed to perform inspections, office tasks, and observe work area for potential hazards Frequently lift and carry up to 100 pounds twenty (20) feet to move supplies and bags of concrete to work sites; occasionally lift 120 pounds to remove manhole covers from ground level; occasionally pushing/pulling up to 100 pounds of material and tools; occasionally pushing/pulling greater than 100 pounds to move crates WORKING CONDITIONS Work is constantly performed outdoors and occasionally indoors with constant exposure to extreme temperatures. Work is performed year-round with exposure to high voltage in moisture areas and on busy City streets where loud noise or traffic may cause a distraction. Work is very physical in nature and requires a great amount of physical exertion in extreme conditions while working in confined spaces. Exposure to chemicals, fumes, methane gas with limited ventilation, and human and medical waste products also exist. On-call duty is also required for emergency maintenance and snow removal. Required Materials and Equipment May operate light to heavy equipment and machinery used in utilities operations, such as backhoe, high-pressure sewer cleaners, sewer television van, forklifts, loaders, tandem-axle dump trucks with a plow, crane truck, as well as other similar equipment. May also operate electrical test equipment, diesel-powered electrical generators, basic hand and shop tools, saws, welders, cherry pickers or overhead cranes, boom trucks, shovels, and two-way radios. Personal computers, telephones, adding machines, and other basic office equipment. PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Background check including employment references, criminal history, and driving record review DOT questionnaire (Form 49 CFR part 40 Drug and Alcohol Testing) and required background check will be submitted to previous employer for the past two years Drug screen Physical Must be legally entitled to work in the United States Closing Date/Time: 1/19/2021 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, Colorado, United States
Jan 16, 2021
Full Time
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION The Police Officer - Certified position is 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 Colorado POST certified by date of hire, in order to be considered for this position. The full salary range for this position is stated above. The starting range of pay is dependent on qualifications and experience of each individual candidate. The City of Westminster offers a bonus of up to $1,500 per year depending on the employee's fluency in Spanish, Hmong, and/or Laotian. ORGANIZATIONAL COMPETENCIES AND CULTURAL VALUES/GENERAL COMPETENCIES The mission of every employee at the City of Westminster is to deliver exceptional value and quality of life through SPIRIT. Each employee is measured by the ability to adhere to the City's core values of Service, Pride, Integrity, Responsibility, Innovation, and Teamwork. This position supports the goals of the 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: 1/18/2021 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, Colorado, United States
Jan 16, 2021
Full Time
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION Police Officer Trainee is for non-certified applicants. Candidates who are hired will be sent to a state certified law enforcement academy. Upon successful completion of this academy, the Trainee will be promoted to entry-level police officer and must also successfully complete a 16 week field training officer program; plus, all Trainee employees must sign a work agreement with the City of Westminster at time of employment. The Police Officer Trainee is 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. Starting salary for Trainee is $49,981.54 annually (while in the police academy). Upon successful completion of academy and becoming POST certified, salary increases to $63,626.88 annually. Police Officer/Senior Police Officer Pay Scale is $ 63,626.88 to $94,123.09. The full salary range for this position is stated above. 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 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 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 POSITION REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS/PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Education, Experience, Skills, Formal Training, Licenses and Certifications Required : Must be 21 years of age by posting closing date Graduation from high school or GED No felony convictions Valid driver's license and maintain a safe driving record Must be able to obtain First Aid and CPR certification within 12 months of employment Candidate must pass the academy and become conditionally POST certified to be qualified to promote to Police Officer Preferred : Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university Military training (veteran friendly) 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: 1/25/2021 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, Colorado, United States
Jan 16, 2021
Full Time
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION The Police Officer/Senior Police Officer is 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 must have at least two years full-time Law Enforcement experience as a POST Certified Police Officer (Local, Municipal, Sheriff, State Patrol or Police) within the last 3 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: $66,847 per year Three (3) or more years of experience: $70,232 per year Four (4) or more years of experience: $75,367 per year Five (5) or more years of experience: $79,183 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 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 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 POST certified Police Academy Colorado POST Certified at the time of hire; or if out of state candidate, Provisionally Colorado POST Certified at the time of hire and become Colorado POST Certified within 6 months of employment No felony convictions Valid driver's license and maintain a safe driving record Must have two years full-time POST Certified Police experience within the last three years Preferred : Military training Minimum of two years of college or equivalency 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: 1/18/2021 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, Colorado, United States
Jan 16, 2021
Full Time
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION The Presiding Municipal Court Judge is a dynamic City leader who serves as a key member of the Executive Leadership Team with Department Directors, the City Manager and Deputy City Managers and the City Attorney directing Citywide activities in fulfillment of the City's Mission: "Our job is to deliver exceptional value and quality of life through Service, Pride, Integrity, Responsibility, Innovation, and Teamwork (SPIRIT)." The Presiding Municipal Court Judge is appointed by the City Council with the terms outlined in the employment contract, the Westminster Municipal City Code, and the Home Rule Charter. The Presiding Municipal Court Judge sits as a trial judge of the Westminster Municipal Court to adjudicate traffic, criminal, parking, and other municipal code violations, including a fast-track domestic violence program and a Wellness Court. The incumbent conducts hearings on motions, trials to the court, jury trials, and other requisite judicial duties. The Judge supervises the Associate Municipal Court Judge and the temporary Judges Pro Tem to ensure consistent, professional hearing of cases. The Judge works with key stakeholders in the Municipal Court system to ensure effective, fair and respective municipal processes and collaborates with key leadership on policy issues related to the Court to provide joint policy recommendations to City Council. In order to be considered for this position all candidates must attach to their online application, a cover letter and resume (maximum two pages). This is a public process and we cannot extend anonymity or confidentiality to applicants. ORGANIZATIONAL COMPETENCIES AND CULTURAL VALUES/GENERAL COMPETENCIES The mission of the Municipal Court is to provide the highest possible level of service to citizens and to administer equitable, fair, and impartial justice in a timely and courteous manner; protect fundamental rights; promote public safety; and facilitate community reparation through SPIRIT. ORGANIZATIONAL COMPETENCIES AND CULTURAL VALUES The Presiding Municipal Court Judge is expected to model the City's SPIRIT values in the following ways: 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 a City ambassador by understanding and fostering the organization's mission and vision Exhibit pride in self, the city, and the community; conduct self in a professional manner Demonstrate absolute 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 LEADERSHIP AND SUPERVISION The Presiding Municipal Court Judge is expected to: Demonstrate the highest level of judgment and reflection in all decisions Exhibit an advanced acumen of legal competency Collaborate with City Council, City Manager's Office and City Management Team members to develop innovative solutions that support and promote a high-performing organization Participate on the Executive Leadership Team by demonstrating strategic and systemic problem-solving skills; collaboration and cooperation are expectations required of City leadership Develop performance measures based on critical operational outcomes in an effort to meet City strategic objectives Develop policies, procedures, and best practices that demonstrate exceptional customer service and prudent stewardship of City revenues Respond to contentious issues in a timely manner that reflects and supports City management philosophy and decisions Support and encourage ongoing employee development through City training, continuing education, and job-specific training Supervise, mentor, and motivate in a team environment Help employees see the value of developing their skills, and assist them in eliminating barriers to their development; encourage employees to step outside of their comfort zone to develop their skills Provide a picture of the City's vision to direct report employees Champion City initiatives Help employees understand their part in meeting City-wide strategic goals Encourage employees to participate in interdepartmental activities and collaborative projects Coach and mentor staff in a manner calculated to achieve their long-term professional potential Support ongoing learning and employee development 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 Provide meaningful, timely employee feedback and appraisals, and effectively address employee performance problems Maintain regular and punctual attendance PROFESSIONALISM The Presiding Municipal Court Judge is expected to: Represent the City and the Municipal Court in a professional manner and positive light Possess judicial demeanor Establish effective interpersonal relationships through honest, open communication and follow-through on commitments Act in accordance with the Colorado Code of Judicial Conduct Recognize personal strengths and weaknesses, and target areas for personal self-development Exhibit problem-solving skills leading to sound judgment and quality decisions Achieve goals, and handle assigned workload and new assignments effectively 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 Perform work with complete technical independence for review by the City Council and through conferences, observation and analyses of records and shall be responsible solely to the City Council JOB SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES The Presiding Municipal Court Judge is expected to: Administer equitable, fair, and impartial justice in a timely and courteous manner Protect fundamental rights, promote public safety, and facilitate community reparation through SPIRIT values Administer the judicial component of the Municipal Court Provide judicial coverage to ensure efficient and expeditious hearings of all matters scheduled for hearing in the court Preside over the Municipal Court and its functions Collaborate with the Court Administrator, Lead Prosecutor, City Attorney, City Manager, Director of General Services and the Police Chief to develop effective policies and frameworks responsive to community needs, emerging legislation, and technology opportunities Collaborate with municipal court stakeholders to include the court administrative staff, city prosecutor's office, probation department, victim advocates, public defenders, and police department Direct the preparation and maintenance of necessary records and reports Work effectively with judicial colleagues and court staff, and other City departments as necessary Participate in partnership with Municipal Court staff as a member of the En Banc team to establish and maintain protocols and procedures to ensure efficient, fair and legally defensible Courtroom processes Demonstrate and apply knowledge of the Westminster Municipal Code, Colorado Rules of Evidence, the Colorado Rules of Criminal Procedure, the Colorado Rules of Municipal Procedure, and the general ordinance, statutory, and case law in Colorado Demonstrate extensive knowledge of the principles and procedures of municipal, civil, criminal, and constitutional law Demonstrate extensive knowledge of Colorado rules of evidence and procedure Demonstrate thorough knowledge of local home rule Charter, municipal ordinances, state and federal laws, and constitutional provisions affecting criminal procedure and municipal operations Demonstrate ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with City Council, the City Manager, and the City Attorney Perform such other duties as may be prescribed by the Charter or by the Council POSITION REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS/PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Education, Experience, Skills, Formal Training, Licenses, and Certifications Required : Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year university or college Graduation from a nationally accredited school of law Licensed member of the Colorado State Bar Association in good standing Extensive municipal law experience Extensive knowledge of Colorado law Extensive experience as a practicing attorney Preferred: Minimum one to two years of experience as a judge or magistrate in Colorado Candidates with equivalent combinations 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 This is a safety-sensitive position and subject to City safety-sensitive requirements 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, extended work hours and stress under demanding conditions. The position requires a great deal of communication with City employees, the public, and outside agencies. Required Materials and Equipment General office equipment including personal computers, telephone, copy machine, and calculator Familiarity and operating knowledge of with Microsoft Office software suite, Lexis-Nexis or Westlaw legal research software Familiarity with case management software, video conferencing software, virtual docket/court appearance software desirable PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Background checks will include employment references and criminal history, credit check, driver license record, and education verification Pre-employment drug screen Must be a citizen of the United States Must be licensed to practice law in the State of Colorado Closing Date/Time: 2/1/2021 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, Colorado, United States
Jan 16, 2021
Full Time
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION The Graphic Designer is a professional level position responsible for designing a wide variety of print and web-based marketing materials. The position requires the ability to manage a large volume of projects simultaneously; find creative solutions to design challenges; develop and maintain positive interpersonal relationships with internal clients; help manage brand standards and consistency across department divisions; and keep abreast of trends and best practices within the graphic design industry. 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 City Manager's Office (CMO), which supports and is responsive to the citizens, City Council and overall city organization. Through leadership by example, CMO progressively manages the city organization, where customer service and empowerment are governing principles, and effectively communicates with internal and external audiences. CMO is the ambassador of the city and strives to be the best at what they do. 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 the ability to promote successful programs/activities through creative print and web-based marketing materials (i.e., flyers, posters, program guides, banner ads, etc.) Work in tandem with communication and marketing staff to translate marketing and branding strategies into eye-catching campaigns that resonate with targeted audiences Demonstrate a mastery of typography and composition Demonstrate proficiency in website design Demonstrate ability to remain current with emerging design software/resources Continuously identify work process improvements Work on numerous design projects simultaneously and adapt rapidly to changing priorities Think creatively and take the initiative in planning and implementing assigned tasks Establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff at all levels of the organization Display a professional demeanor at all times. Work as part of a team as well as independently Demonstrate ability to make decisions recognizing established procedures and practices, and to use resourcefulness and tact in addressing new situations and problems Leadership - Every employee in this position is accountable to: Foster a participatory organizational climate that is open, positive, reinforcing and supportive Encourage employees to be accountable for their work and take ownership in what they do Demonstrate leadership and courage by making or supporting decisions that reflect the organizational mission and goals even when the decision may be unpopular to some Demonstrate collaboration and conflict resolution skills with other departments and employees JOB SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS Essential Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities and Tasks Responsible for designing digital and printed promotional projects of varying complexity in support of the city's marketing and communication initiatives Responsible for effective acquisition and management of digital assets library (i.e. stock art, typefaces) Responsible for assigning and managing work executed by external graphic designers Tasked with developing and enforcing professional design standards and brand consistency across all departments Maintains regular and punctual attendance Other Duties and Responsibilities Maintains graphic design portion of budget including accounting/purchasing records Incumbent is accountable for all duties of this job and other projects and responsibilities may be added at the City's discretion. POSITION REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS/PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Education, Experience, Skills, Formal Training, Licenses and Certifications Required : Expert knowledge of desktop publishing/creative design software, including Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, and Adobe Illustrator Proficiency with performing complex digital color correction and photo manipulation Professional experience in booklet design (i.e. documents exceeding 40 pages in length) Four years of professional graphic design experience in a high-production environment Bachelor's Degree or higher in graphic design from an accredited college or university Preferred: Photography and videography skills Experience working in a local government setting 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 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 Operates general office equipment including personal computers, telephones, copy machines, printers, digital cameras/video recorders, and associated graphics/video software systems. PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Background checks will include employment references and criminal history and when applicable, credit check, driver's license record, education verification Drug screen Must be legally entitled to work in the United States A valid driver's license and safe driving record throughout employment Closing Date/Time: 1/25/2021 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, Colorado, United States
Jan 16, 2021
Full Time
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION People choose Westminster, Colorado, because it is an extraordinary community with an honored past and an even more promising future. Our employees serve with a purpose and embrace our SPIRIT values of Service, Pride, Integrity, Responsibility, Innovation and Teamwork. We are known as a caring, team-oriented working environment with a commitment to excellence. Innovation and creativity are encouraged, where visionary people who want to see their projects and programs implemented thrive. Westminster's work culture encourages passionate, positive and enthusiastic employees. Our mission is clear: We deliver exceptional value and quality of life to our citizens. The Lead Lifeguard - Substitute position is responsible for ensuring the safety of guests, surveillance of the pool facility and surrounding areas, and enforcement of policies, rules, guidelines, and regulations governing the conduct of patrons using municipal swimming pools. This position assists management in mentoring and training hourly lifeguards and with monthly staff in-services. The lead lifeguard is responsible for taking initiative and motivating hourly lifeguard staff with daily tasks and initiating the Emergency Action Plan. This is a safety-sensitive position. The position requires working evenings, weekends, and holidays, and requires the ability to travel to work at all City facility pools as needed. We are posting these positions to support the re-opening of our recreation facilities and programs to the public. 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 Departments mission: "Together we create exceptional opportunities for a vibrant community with a commitment to nature, wellness and literacy." Every employee is accountable to: Demonstrate a high level of customer service; encourage others to focus on the customer; foster an environment where customer service is a priority Communicate with customers to ensure that, where possible, they are satisfied, and that their needs are being addressed; solicit and evaluate customer feedback Act as an ambassador by understanding and fostering the organization's mission and vision Exhibit pride in self, the department, the city, and the community; conduct self in a professional manner Demonstrate integrity and build trust through credibility, reliability, commitment, loyalty, and ethical behavior Address difficult or contentious issues in a constructive manner Support/promote change; demonstrate flexibility, and take calculated risks when appropriate Participate in personal growth opportunities, and attend trainings designed to enhance capacity to bring new skills and ideas to the job and the organization Work to continuously improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the service or product being delivered Demonstrate support for team efforts by accepting new roles and responsibilities, and helping others achieve objectives Value diversity; demonstrate an awareness of differences; demonstrate sensitivity, and adapt behaviors and communication to accommodate these differences GENERAL COMPETENCIES Citywide - Every employee in this position is accountable to: Establish effective interpersonal relationships through honest, open communication and follow-through on commitments Recognize personal strengths and weaknesses, and target areas for personal self-development Demonstrate initiative in performing job tasks Exhibit problem-solving skills leading to sound judgment and quality decisions Achieve goals, and handle assigned workload and new assignments effectively; demonstrate an ability to work independently Communicate effectively with individuals and groups using clear and concise verbal and written communication Demonstrate accountability for work and take ownership in job performance Demonstrate concern for the accuracy and quality of work; take steps to correct mistakes and improve the overall product Job Specific - Every employee in this position must be able to: Demonstrate preventative lifeguarding and current lifeguard techniques, standards, and procedures related to rescue of drowning swimmers or any user in a distressful situation in or around the swimming pool Act quickly and calmly in emergency situations, making proper judgments as to the correct course of action Rescue swimmers in danger of drowning, regardless of situation and even if possible drowning victim resists rescue efforts Pass the City of Westminster's swim and lifeguard skills test Demonstrate first aid procedures common on swimming pool operations Demonstrate CPR and rescue breathing skills within certification standards and the use of an AED (Automated External Defibrillator) Work courteously with the public and support the City guest/host philosophy and SPIRIT values Instruct swimming classes of various age groups and ability levels Enforce pool safety rules firmly and courteously with the public in a professional manner Assist hourly lifeguards with enforcing or communicating rules to the public Use cleaning agents, brushes, and scrub pads on pool surfaces and aquatics equipment and assist supervisor team in training for safe use of such products Use computers for e-mail communication through Outlook and for timesheet entry JOB SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS Essential Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities, and Tasks Monitor activities in swimming pool areas and take action to prevent drowning, injuries, or accidents Take the lead role and initiate the Emergency Action Plan as necessary Monitor and insure completion of opening and closing duties Take initiative to perform cleaning duties including but not limited to pool, locker rooms, and deck Test water quality and make necessary adjustments to comply with established health standards Maintain and practice the City of Westminster guest host philosophy Conduct classes in swimming for various age groups and levels of ability Assist with leading monthly in-service trainings and lead lifeguard meetings as scheduled Demonstrate leadership, take initiative and make recommendations for safe lifeguard ratios and rotations Maintain regular and punctual attendance Other Duties and Responsibilities Maintain records of water quality, activity levels and usage Lead by example in a professional manner Keep management apprised of any operational or staff issues that are observed Assist and participate in staff motivation to complete daily tasks Assist, act as a leader, and set example to other lifeguards on proper class instruction and lifeguard skills Incumbent is accountable for all duties of this job, and other projects and responsibilities may be added at the City's discretion. POSITION REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS/PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Education, Experience, Skills, Formal Training, Licenses, and Certifications Required : High school diploma or GED Must be at least 18 years of age One (1) full year of experience as a lifeguard at a year-round public pool or two (2) summer seasons at a seasonal pool CPR/AED for Lifeguards certification, Basic First Aid certification, and Lifeguard Training certification Preferred : Two (2) full years of experience as a lifeguard at a year-round public pool StarGuard Lifeguard Certification One full year of experience teaching swimming lessons at skill levels beginner, intermediate, and advanced Any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience, which would provide the required knowledge and skills, may be considered. Physical Requirements Work performed is physical in nature and involves sufficient physical strength and stamina: Constant sitting, standing, and walking throughout pool area to observe patrons' adherence to facility rules, and inspect for safety hazards Constant near and far visual acuity to observe pools for possible troubled swimmers and safety hazards; constant audial acuity to be aware of troubled individual that may be out of line of sight Frequent crouching/squatting, kneeling, and bending/twisting to perform pool maintenance and rescue duties; frequent climbing and balancing to ascent and descend elevated lifeguard stands Frequent light grasp to hold rescue tubes throughout shift and safely use maintenance items; occasional firm grasp and fine motor skills to perform water testing, first aid, and other emergency functions Occasional reaching overheard to pull up to lifeguard stands; frequent reaching below shoulder to perform pool maintenance and emergency functions Occasional lifting of ten (10) pounds from floor to overhead to move equipment and supplies; occasional lifting of up to seventy-five (75) pounds from floor to chest to assist in moving furniture, equipment, and patrons on backboards Occasionally carry seventy-five (75) pounds up to fifty (50) feet and fifty (50) pounds up to 100 feet to perform emergency rescues; occasionally push/pull seventy-five (75) pounds to remove individuals from pool area in an emergency situation, and set up bleachers for events and lane ropes for lap swim WORKING CONDITIONS Work is constantly performed in a high volume indoor pool setting with constant exposure to loud noise and wet/humid conditions. Work includes periods of high activity and stress during emergency situations. Sufficient physical strength, stamina, and conditioning are needed to rescue swimmers in danger of drowning who may resist rescue. Required Materials and Equipment Knowledge of lifeguard equipment to include but not limited to rescue tubes, backboards, bag valve masks, AED, whistles, chemical testing kits, basic pool chemicals, telephones, two-way radios, and megaphones. Uses cleaning chemicals and cleaning equipment such as pool vacuum, hose, pressure washer, and scrubbers. Operates personal computers and other standard office equipment. PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Background checks will include employment references and criminal history Drug screen Physical Must be legally entitled to work in the United States Must be able to provide proof all required certifications are current by the first day of employment Must be able to pass the City of Westminster's swim and lifeguard skills test, and demonstrate CPR, rescue breathing skills, and the use of an AED Closing Date/Time: 3/29/2021 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, Colorado, United States
Jan 16, 2021
Full Time
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION The Lifeguard (Hourly) 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. We are posting these positions to support the re-opening of our recreation facilities and programs to the public. The full salary range for this position is stated above. The starting range of pay is dependent on qualifications and experience of each individual candidate. Hours for this part-time, non-benefited position vary but may include weekdays, evenings, and weekends. ORGANIZATIONAL COMPETENCIES AND CULTURAL VALUES/GENERAL COMPETENCIES The mission of every employee at the City of Westminster is to deliver exceptional value and quality of life through SPIRIT. Each employee is measured by the ability to adhere to the City's core values of Service, Pride, Integrity, Responsibility, Innovation, and Teamwork. This position supports the goals of the Parks, Recreation and Libraries Department, which enhances the quality of life for all Westminster citizens by providing diverse leisure, recreational, and informational services and resources; and acquiring, developing, and maintaining first-class parks, facilities, open space, and trails. This position works toward the accomplishment of the department's mission: Together we create exceptional opportunities for a vibrant community with a commitment to nature, wellness and literacy. GENERAL COMPETENCIES Job Specific - Every employee in this position must be able to: Demonstrate preventative lifeguarding and current lifeguard techniques, standards, and procedures related to rescue of a drowning swimmers or any user in a distressful situation in or around the swimming pool Act quickly and calmly in emergency situations by making proper judgments as to the correct course of action Rescue swimmers in danger of drowning Pass the City of Westminster's swim and lifeguard skills test Demonstrate first aid procedures common in swimming pool operations Demonstrate CPR and rescue breathing skills within certification standards, and the use of an AED (Automated External Defibrillator) Work courteously with the public and support the City of Westminster guest service philosophy and the SPIRIT values (service, pride, integrity, responsibility, innovation, teamwork) All employees are expected to provide excellent customer service, communicate in an effective manner both verbally and in writing, display professionalism and integrity, work efficiently, effectively and accurately, work independently and as part of a team, take initiative, solve problems, display good judgment, take ownership for delivering a high quality product or service, have regular and punctual attendance, and effectively handle emergency situations. JOB SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS Essential Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities, and Tasks 1. Monitors activities in swimming pool areas to prevent drownings, injuries, or accidents 2. Responds appropriately to emergencies 3. Provides quality swim lesson instruction 4. Participates in all maintenance and cleaning duties including, but not limited to pool, locker rooms, deck, and surrounding facilities 5. Effectively enforces pool rules while following department guest host philosophy 6. Participates in and attends monthly in-service trainings 7. Maintains regular and punctual attendance Other Duties and Responsibilities 1. Instructs swimming classes of various age groups and ability levels 2. Maintains records of activity levels and usage Incumbent is accountable for all duties of this job, and other projects and responsibilities may be added at the City's discretion. POSITION REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS/PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Education, Experience, Skills, Formal Training, Licenses, and Certifications Required : Must be at least 16 years of age Ability to pass Starfish Aquatics Institute StarGuard Training, standard First Aid certification, and CPR/AED certification within 30 days of hire Must pass a required swim test during the interview process Preferred : One (1) full year experience as a lifeguard at a year-round public pool or two (2) summer seasons at a seasonal public pool CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer certification, standard first aid certification, and lifeguard training certification Any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience, which would provide the required knowledge and skills, may be considered. Physical Requirements Work performed is physical in nature and involves sufficient physical strength and stamina for: Constant sitting, standing, and walking throughout pool area to observe patrons' adherence to facility rules and inspect for safety hazards Constant near and far acuity to observe pools for possible troubled swimmers and safety hazards; constant hearing to be aware of troubled individual that may be out of line of sight Frequent crouching, squatting, kneeling, bending, and twisting to perform pool maintenance and rescue duties; frequent climbing and balancing to ascent and descend elevated lifeguard stands Frequent light grasp to hold rescue tubes throughout shift and safely use maintenance items; occasional firm grasp and fine motor skills to perform water testing, first aid, and other emergency functions Occasional reaching overheard to pull up to lifeguard stands; frequent reaching below shoulder to perform pool maintenance and emergency functions Occasional lifting of ten (10) pounds from floor to overhead to move equipment and supplies; occasional lifting of up to seventy-five (75) pounds from floor to chest to assist in moving furniture, equipment, and patrons on backboards Occasionally carry seventy-five (75) pounds up to fifty (50) feet, and fifty (50) pounds up to 100 feet to perform emergency rescues; occasionally push and/or pull seventy-five (75) pounds to remove individuals from pool area in an emergency situation, and set up bleachers for events and lane ropes for lap swim WORKING CONDITIONS Work is constantly performed in a high volume indoor pool setting with constant exposure to loud noise and wet/humid conditions. Work includes periods of high activity and stress during emergencies. Sufficient physical strength, stamina, and conditioning are needed to rescue swimmers in danger of drowning who may resist rescue. Required Materials and Equipment Knowledge of lifeguard equipment to include but not limited to rescue tubes, backboards, bag valve masks, AED, whistles, chemical testing kits, basic pool chemicals, telephones, two-way radios, and megaphones. Uses cleaning chemicals and cleaning equipment such as pool vacuum, hose, pressure washer, and scrubbers. Operates personal computers and other standard office equipment. PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Candidates must be legally entitled to work in the United States and must successfully pass a criminal background check, reference check, and substance screen. There may be additional pre-employment requirements depending on the nature of the position. We are a caring, courteous, team-oriented organization committed to public service excellence. Employees thrive in a culture that is respectful, professional and diverse. Our work culture encourages passionate, positive and enthusiastic employees. Westminster is a drug-free workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer. Closing Date/Time: 3/29/2021 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, Colorado, United States
Jan 16, 2021
Full Time
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION The Plant Mechanic position is a skilled, journey-level labor position involving use and operation of light machinery and hand and power tools in the preventive maintenance, moderate to complex repair, and modification of process equipment and water/wastewater plant facilities and related pumping stations. It is a mandatory requirement of this position to work overtime and to be on-call as required. When on-call, must be able to respond to work within 60-minutes for emergencies. This is a safety-sensitive position. The full salary range for this position is stated above. The starting range of pay is dependent on qualifications and experience of each individual candidate. The City of Westminster offers a bonus of up to $1,500 per year depending on the employee's fluency in Spanish, Hmong, and/or Laotian. ORGANIZATIONAL COMPETENCIES AND CULTURAL VALUES/GENERAL COMPETENCIES The mission of every employee at the City of Westminster is to deliver exceptional value and quality of life through SPIRIT. Each employee is measured by the ability to adhere to the City's core values of Service, Pride, Integrity, Responsibility, Innovation, and Teamwork. This position supports the goals of the Public Works and Utilities Department, which maintains and enhances the safety and well-being of the community by providing exceptional water and wastewater service and maintaining the city's extensive network of street infrastructure. The department continuously strives to meet the needs of the community by constantly focusing on customer service, efficient and effective utilization of resources, safety, innovation, and teamwork. Every employee is accountable to: Demonstrate a high level of customer service; encourage others to focus on the customer; foster an environment where customer service is a priority Communicate with customers to ensure that, where possible, they are satisfied, and that their needs are being addressed; solicit and evaluate customer feedback Act as an ambassador by understanding and fostering the organization's mission and vision Exhibit pride in self, the department, the city, and the community; conduct self in a professional manner Demonstrate integrity and builds trust through credibility, reliability, commitment, loyalty, and ethical behavior Address difficult or contentious issues in a constructive manner Support and promote change; demonstrate flexibility, and take calculated risks when appropriate Participate in personal growth opportunities, and attend trainings designed to enhance capacity to bring new skills and ideas to the job and the organization Work to continuously improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the service or product being delivered Demonstrate support for team efforts by accepting new roles and responsibilities, and helping others achieve objectives Value diversity; demonstrate an awareness of differences; demonstrate sensitivity, and adapt behaviors and communication to accommodate these differences GENERAL COMPETENCIES Citywide - Every employee in this position is accountable to: Establish effective interpersonal relationships through honest, open communication and follow-through on commitments Recognize personal strengths and weaknesses, and target areas for personal self-development Demonstrate initiative in performing job tasks Exhibit problem-solving skills leading to sound judgment and quality decisions Achieve goals, and handle assigned workload and new assignments effectively; demonstrate an ability to work independently Communicate effectively with individuals and groups using clear and concise verbal and written communications Demonstrate accountability for work and take ownership in job performance Demonstrate concern for the accuracy and quality of work; take steps to correct mistakes and improve the overall product Job Specific - Every employee in this position must be able to: Demonstrate safe operation of equipment, materials, and methods used in general public works maintenance, construction, and repair, especially those related to the Utilities water and wastewater system Demonstrate the knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions necessary to conduct safe work around mechanical and electrical equipment, and in enclosed spaces subject to the accumulation of methane gas and hydrogen sulfide and willingness to apply other work safety rules and procedures Demonstrate basic knowledge of computer programs including Maintenance Management programs, Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, SCADA, computer interface with equipment alarms, and equipment monitoring systems Trouble-shoot and facilitate corrective action on pumps, motors, compressors, other process equipment Establish and maintain effective written and verbal communication skills, and build positive relationships and rapport with other team members within the work group, the division, the department, and across City employees Demonstrate an understanding of the principals involved in the operation of water and sewage pumps, and a basic understanding of electrical meters and controls Demonstrate an understanding of how a water and sewer system utility operates Analyze situations quickly and objectively, recognizing established precedents and practices, and use resourcefulness in meeting new problems Understand and work from sketches, penciled layouts, rough plans, and specifications Keep routine records and make reports Demonstrate knowledge of Department Policies and Rules and work safety rules and procedures Accurately follow verbal and written instructions Safely use all tools, vehicles and other equipment, materials, and supplies Perform CPR and basic first aid JOB SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS Essential Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities and Tasks 1. Performs plant maintenance duties including: Performs preventative maintenance and condition monitoring on facility equipment Performs moderate to complex repairs/rebuilds, and modifies and installs pumps, motors, compressors, and related equipment Installing, aligning, grouting, and adjusting new and rebuilt pumps and other equipment Demonstrate competency in practices, methods, and tools used in pipe fitting, soldering, millwright general metal fabrication skills including: metal turning lathe, drill presses, metal press, and various methods of welding Ability to construct unique solution repairs or new creations from many different materials including wood, plastics, rubber, metals and any other materials needed Working under the direction of certified plant electricians, have the ability to learn basic troubleshooting of electrical circuits ranging from 24 volt through three-phase 480 volts Cleans lagoons, sedimentation basins, clarifiers, filters, demineralizers, degasifiers, centrifuges, and sludge dryers Picks up and delivers parts 2. Schedules vehicle maintenance with the Fleet Division 3. Operates light and heavy construction equipment, including: Plow-equipped pickup for snow removal High pressure sewer cleaning equipment Air compressors Power or hand tools Confined space equipment Closed circuit televising equipment Other equipment as required 4. Performs work safely, including: Operating City vehicle Maintaining safe driving record 5. Must possess a valid driver's license and maintain a safe driving record 6. Perform maintenance record data entry, work-flow tracking and monitoring, and electronic O&M input within Maintenance Management program 7. Maintains regular and punctual attendance Other Duties and Responsibilities 1. Will be required to perform Maintenanceworker duties from other primary assignment areas, such as snow removal duties 2. May perform cleaning of work area, parts cleaning, painting, and building maintenance Incumbent is accountable for all duties of this job, and other projects and responsibilities may be added at the City's discretion. POSITION REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS/PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Education, Experience, Skills, Formal Training, Licenses, and Certifications Required : Graduation from high school or completion of GED Two (2) years of experience in repair and maintenance of water or wastewater plants Minimum of three (3) years of experience in the construction/maintenance trades, including pump maintenance, welding, carpentry, plumbing, and related trades Experience in safe operation of tools, equipment, and light vehicles Valid driver's license with safe driving record It is a mandatory requirement of this position to work overtime, take weekend duty and be on call for emergency work or as otherwise required Preferred : Welding, Plumbing and any other construction trades certifications or licenses Any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience, which would provide the required knowledge and skills, may be considered. Physical Requirements This position is physical in nature and requires sufficient physical strength and stamina to: Frequently stand and walk on uneven terrain Frequently crouch/squat, bend/twist and kneel in awkward confined spaces; frequently climb equipment, trenches, and 45-foot ladders through 24-inch-diameter manholes Frequent light grasp and reaching; occasional firm grasp and fine motor functions to handle tools and material Constant near/far acuity and hearing to safely perform duties and perform office tasks Occasional lifting of up to 100 pounds from ground to waist.; occasional lifting of up to eighty (80) pounds from ground to shoulder to move cement bags and equipment, and occasional lifting of forty (40) pounds overhead; occasional carrying and pushing/pulling of up to 100 pounds WORKING CONDITIONS Work is performed indoors and outdoors with frequent exposure to extreme temperatures. Frequent exposure to noise levels that may cause distractions. May be exposed to confined work areas such as manholes, valve and meter vaults. Work is very physical in nature and requires a great amount of physical exertion in extreme conditions while working in confined spaces. Required Materials and Equipment Other activities could include the use of a telephone, scanner, copier, two-way radio, computer, pickups, high-pressure flushers, air compressors, power or hand tools, confined space equipment, and other equipment as required. PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Background check including employment references, criminal history, and driving record review Drug screen Physical Must be legally entitled to work in the United States Closing Date/Time: 1/25/2021 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, Colorado, United States
Jan 16, 2021
Full Time
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION People choose Westminster, Colorado, because it is an extraordinary community with an honored past and an even more promising future. Our employees serve with a purpose and embrace our SPIRIT values of Service, Pride, Integrity, Responsibility, Innovation and Teamwork. We are known as a caring, team-oriented working environment with a commitment to excellence. Innovation and creativity are encouraged, where visionary people who want to see their projects and programs implemented thrive. Westminster's work culture encourages passionate, positive and enthusiastic employees. Our mission is clear: We deliver exceptional value and quality of life to our citizens. 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. We are posting these positions to support the re-opening of our recreation facilities and programs to the public. 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: 3/29/2021 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, Colorado, United States
Jan 16, 2021
Full Time
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION The Equipment Operator II position is skilled position that involves the responsibility for the safe and efficient operations of tractor-trailers, Biosolids application equipment, sludge dewatering equipment, along with other related equipment. Work also involves processing, hauling and land application of biosolids in compliance with State and Federal regulations. This position will require the ability to perform general maintenance and minor repairs of all related equipment involving biosolids processing, hauling, and application equipment. Work will be reviewed by State, Federal, and local regulators through inspection of work while in progress and/or upon completion. It is a mandatory requirement of this position to work overtime and be on call for emergency work as required. This is a safety sensitive position. The full salary range for this position is stated above. The starting range of pay is dependent on qualifications and experience of each individual candidate. The City of Westminster offers a bonus of up to $1,500 per year depending on the employee's fluency in Spanish, Hmong, and/or Laotian. ORGANIZATIONAL COMPETENCIES AND CULTURAL VALUES/GENERAL COMPETENCIES The mission of every employee at the City of Westminster is to deliver exceptional value and quality of life through SPIRIT. Each employee is measured by the ability to adhere to the City's core values of Service, Pride, Integrity, Responsibility, Innovation, and Teamwork. This position supports the goals of the Public Works and Utilities Department, which maintains and enhances the safety and well-being of the community by providing exceptional water and wastewater service and maintaining the city's extensive network of street infrastructure. The department continuously strives to meet the needs of the community by constantly focusing on customer service, efficient and effective utilization of resources, safety, innovation, and teamwork. Every employee is accountable to: Demonstrate a high level of customer service; encourage others to focus on the customer; foster an environment where customer service is a priority Communicate with customers to ensure that where possible they are satisfied and that their needs are being addressed; solicit and evaluate customer feedback Act as an ambassador by understanding and fostering the organization's mission and vision Exhibit pride in self, the department, the city and the community; conduct self in a professional manner Demonstrate integrity and builds trust through credibility, reliability, commitment, loyalty and ethical behavior Address difficult or contentious issues in a constructive manner Support/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 the general practices applied in the care and safe operation of biosolids processing, transport and application equipment Demonstrate knowledge of the laws and regulations pertaining to operation of equipment upon highways Demonstrate the ability to work with minimal supervision and both understand and follow oral instructions or written diagrams Demonstrate basic knowledge of the use of spread sheet and word processing programs Demonstrate skill in the operation of a wide variety of light to heavy equipment Demonstrate basic knowledge of a computer for monitoring processing equipment and generating reports Communicate orally by phone or two-way radio Demonstrate ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, citizens, and contractors JOB SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS Essential Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities and Tasks 1. Drives, loads, and unloads all related biosolids equipment 2. Performs general maintenance and minor repairs of all related equipment involving biosolids processing, hauling, and application 3. Responsibility for the safe and efficient operation of various heavy equipment, including: Semi Tractors Trailers Application equipment Centrifuges and associated dewatering equipment Chemical feed systems Fork lift Pallet Jack Front end loader John Deere Tractor Kuhn Biosolids Slinger Other farming equipment and implements 4. Ability to operate and maintain Andritz centrifuges Start/stop Monitor and make process adjustments Record all equipment and process data and analyze it for optimization Complete basic preventive maintenance 5. Ability to perform basic laboratory performance testing of centrifuge equipment Total solids Total suspended solids Cake dryness 6. Ability to perform basic math calculations as it relates to land application and laboratory testing Land application rates Polymer dosing Total throughput in lbs./day 7. Ability to keep accurate records for State and Federal requirements 8. Performs work safely, including: Operating City vehicle Maintaining CDL Maintaining safe driving record 9. Works effectively with the public, subcontractors, farmers, and oil companies 10. Maintains regular and punctual attendance Other Duties and Responsibilities 1. Reports needs for maintenance and repair work 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 and maintain a State of Colorado Commercial Driver's License Class A Obtain and maintain a tanker endorsement Employees in this position will be required to submit to federally mandated random drug and alcohol testing and will be required to pass a DOT (Department of Transportation) physical every two years Valid driver's license and safe driving record Preferred : Three to five years experience in the operation of a tractor trailer, application of biosolids and related biosolids processing, application equipment, and basic knowledge of modern farming practices in an arid climate. Any equivalent combination of education, training and experience, which would provide the required knowledge and skills, may be considered. Physical Requirements This position is physical in nature and requires sufficient physical strength and stamina to: Constantly sit while driving to and from work sites and operating heavy equipment on site, constantly walk on uneven terrain; frequently stand on uneven terrain Frequently squat and kneel in awkward confined spaces; occasionally crawl to inspect heavy equipment and work performed and balance to enter and exit vehicles and heavy equipment at elevated heights; constantly climb to enter equipment and vehicles at elevated heights; constantly bend to observe work from cab of equipment; constantly reach below and overhead to operate equipment and enter vehicles; constant twisting while operating heavy equipment Constant light/firm grasp and fine manipulation to handle tools, equipment and material Constant step up/down to use ladders to enter vehicles; constant actuate mechanism to operate heavy machinery and vehicles Constant near/far acuity and hearing to safely perform duties and perform office tasks Constant lifting and carrying of up to 100 pound polymer bags and equipment; occasional pushing/pulling of up to 120 pounds twenty (20) feet to lift and move chemical totes and other equipment WORKING CONDITIONS Work is performed indoors and outdoors with frequent exposure to extreme temperatures. Driving a tractor-trailer long distances to remote farm sites in all weather conditions. Operator will mainly work alone in rural Colorado applying Biosolids to City owned and private farmlands, extreme weather conditions are routinely experienced. Operator must be able to work with limited supervision. Required Materials and Equipment Operates tractor-trailer, front-end loader, farming equipment and implements, Biosolids land application equipment, forklift and similar equipment. Will also be required to operate gravity belt thickeners, centrifuges, chemical feed equipment, pumps, screw conveyers, and Biosolids handling equipment, two-way radios, pagers, and other equipment. PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Background check including employment references, criminal history and driving record review Pre-employment drug screen Pre-employment physical Must be legally entitled to work in the United States Closing Date/Time: 1/19/2021 8:30 AM Mountain