Auburn, Alabama is committed to being an attractive, environmentally conscious community that is progressive, responsive and hospitable.

This community desires for all citizens:

  • safe and attractive neighborhoods with adequate housing
  • quality educational opportunities
  • diverse cultural and recreational opportunities
  • vibrant economic opportunities
  • active involvement of all citizens

Public Service is the mission and calling of the employees of the City of Auburn. As representatives of the City, we work more closely with our customers than in any other level of government. With that close interaction comes expectations that are inherently different than those associated with federal government, state government or private business. What we do and how we do it are critical to the well-being of the Auburn community, which includes family members, friends, neighbors, educators, physicians, clergy and Auburn citizens from every walk of life. The public's trust is essential to Auburn’s continued success, and our daily actions impact that trust.

We strive, therefore, to serve the public with the highest standards of excellence and accountability. We seek daily to earn and maintain the trust of the Auburn community and never to take it for granted. We recognize that the calling of public service is honorable and important, and so it is proudly that we serve those who call Auburn home. With dedication to public service we affirm the following Core Values:

  1. Respect. We show respect in all our interactions.
    • Respect for People – We treat all individuals with respect, courtesy and genuine concern. We also respect the work of our co-workers and strive to show sincere appreciation for what they do.
    • Diversity – We embrace the broad diversity of City employees and the Auburn residents they serve. We value the new perspectives and ideas this diversity brings.
    • Ownership of Property – We respect property, both public and personal.
  2. Integrity. Unquestionable integrity must be at the heart of our efforts to provide citizens with the best public services possible.
    1. Honesty – We believe in transparent, open government, recognizing that nothing short of honesty and moral integrity will build community trust, the spirit of teamwork and a well-functioning work environment. We value truthfulness in our work endeavors and in relationships with others.
    2. Accountability – We take responsibility for errors and adhere to the highest standards of ethics, conduct and the law.
    3. No Conflict of Interest – Every judgment we make as employees must be free of even the appearance of conflicts. Our goal is to strictly observe an invisible wall separating city government operations from personal or political interests, avoiding any possibility that one will inappropriately influence the other.
    4. Conscientious Action – What we do and say impacts the image of the City of Auburn and its employees. Therefore, our personal conduct, as it reflects on the City of Auburn, must be beyond reproach.
  3. Fairness. We provide services and administer municipal ordinances equally, fairly and without regard for personal beliefs or opinions.
    1. Favoritism – We do not favor or discriminate against any business, citizen or group of citizens – for any reason.
    2. Objectivity – We make decisions and recommendations based on accurate information, gathered honestly, presented objectively and with the best interests of the City as our overriding goal.
  4. Reliability. The services we provide must be dependable and consistent in both day-to-day operations and in times of special need or emergency.
  5. Professional Excellence. We consistently strive to reach our full potential as an organization and as individuals by knowing our jobs and our City, so that we can excel in providing competent, dependable and efficient service. We understand that doing the right things is not good enough. We must do the right things in the right way.
    1. Exceed expectations – We focus on our assigned tasks, perform our jobs to the best of our abilities, and seek to complete our work in a manner that exceeds expectations.
    2. Innovation – We value feedback about our work and seek to improve as a result. Never bound by habit or tradition, we strive to stay vigilant in the search for new and innovative ways to better perform public services.
    3. Communication – We value professional, useful, informative, and honest communication among ourselves and with our community. We understand that active listening is a critical part of our communication process.
    4. Continual learning – We seek to upgrade our professional competence by staying up to date on emerging issues, new technology, and job-related knowledge.
    5. Teamwork – We work together and acknowledge that working cooperatively contributes to healthy work relationships, a more effective organization, and the greater good of the Auburn citizens.

 

17 job(s) at City of Auburn

City of Auburn, AL Auburn, Alabama, United States
Jan 15, 2022
Full Time
Job Summary This position is responsible for providing customer service to Utility Billing Office customers. Major Duties Provides assistance to Utility Customers. (50%) Assists customers in person, by telephone and by email; provides information, answers questions. Receives and processes utility payments including determining proper account to credit, processing credit/debit card payments, and deciding if payment terms can be extended in accordance with guidelines. Makes changes to utility customer accounts, which include commercial, residential, industrial, and governmental account types. Initiates service requests, including activations, deactivations, transfers, address changes, etc.; submits work orders. Prepares credit adjustments for waiver of penalties and high bill adjustments in accordance with guidelines. Establishes and closes accounts, performs account maintenance. (30%) Opens new customer accounts, transfers customers' service to new locations, or closes customer accounts. Sets up new construction accounts including checking against subdivision plats. Applies appropriate fees and deposits to new accounts based on location and service area. Enters narrative notes in customers' accounts as appropriate. Creates service orders; scans and attaches to customer accounts. Processes requests from Environmental Services and Water Resource Management including credit adjustments and utility account changes. Balances batch daily. (10%) Balances cash drawer daily, including credit cards and checks. Processes payments retrieved from the night drop. Prepares cash reconciliation and payment report daily via electronic filing. Prepares daily bank deposits. Prepares settlement by reconciling cash, credit card, check, and ACH payments. Performs related duties. (10%) Demonstrates punctual, regular, and reliable attendance. Attends meetings, workshops, and training sessions. Provides innovative solutions to enhance current processes and procedures and/or resolve workplace issues. Performs other duties as assigned. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of utility billing policies and procedures. Knowledge of customer service principles and practices. Knowledge of water and sewer practices in residential and commercial environments. Skill in the operation of computers and job related software programs. Skill in operating standard office equipment. Skill in performing basic mathematical calculations such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and percentages. Skill in decision making and problem solving. Skill in interpersonal relations and in dealing with the public. Skill in oral and written communication. Ability to work cooperatively with others. Ability to multi task in a fast-paced environment. Ability to maintain and protect confidential information. Supervisory Controls The Customer Utility Account Supervisor assigns work in terms of somewhat general instructions. The supervisor spot-checks completed work for compliance with instructions and established procedures, accuracy, and the nature and propriety of the final results. Guidelines Guidelines include Water Board policies and procedures, Utility Billing Office procedures, and City of Auburn Core Values, Vision, and Mission statements. These guidelines are generally clear and specific, but may require some interpretation in application. Complexity/Scope of Work The work consists of related customer service duties. The need for accuracy, multi-tasking and the nature of utility services in a college town environment contribute to the complexity of the position. The purpose of this position is to participate in the delivery of customer services. Success in this position contributes to the accuracy and efficiency of the billing and collection processes and customers' understanding of billing and collection processes. Contacts Contacts are typically with co-workers, customers, representatives of other City departments, and members of the general public. Contacts are typically to give or exchange information, resolve problems, and provide services. Physical Demands/Work Environment The work is typically performed while sitting at a desk or table. The employee frequently lifts light objects weighing less than 24 pounds. The work is typically performed in an office. Supervision Exercised None Minimum Qualifications Ability to read, write, and perform mathematical calculations commonly associated with the completion of high school or equivalent such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and percentages; and Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position, usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/internship or having had a similar position for two years; or Any equivalent combination of education, experience, and training which provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the work.
City of Auburn, AL Auburn, Alabama, United States
Jan 08, 2022
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY This position is responsible for assisting in the installation, maintenance and repair of the water distribution system. MAJOR DUTIES Assists in the maintenance of the water distribution system. (35%) Performs static pressure and flow pressure tests on hydrants. Performs preventative maintenance and repair work on water mains, fire hydrants, valves and service lines. Maintains rights-of-way, easements, tanks, sites, pump sites, reservoir, and WRM complex. Cleans out valve boxes and exercises system valves. Assists in the construction of the water distribution system. (35%) Installs new water mains, service lines, fire hydrants, valves and meter sets. Removes and replaces asphalt, concrete, grass, and landscaping elements. Sets up proper traffic control devices and flags traffic. Investigates and resolves customer complaints. (10%) Investigates and resolves customer complaints of low or high water pressure. Investigates and resolves complaints concerning water quality, discolored water, taste or odor. Investigates reports of leaks and takes appropriate actions. Maintains inventory, tools, equipment and vehicles. (10%) Properly documents the removal and use of inventory items. Keeps tools clean and stored in proper locations. Keeps equipment clean, serviced, and stored in proper location. Keeps the interior and exterior of vehicles clean. Assist in the routine maintenance and minor repair of equipment. Performs related duties. (10%) Demonstrates punctual, regular, and reliable attendance. Attends meetings, workshops, and training sessions. Provides innovative solutions to enhance current processes and procedures and/or resolve workplace issues. Participates in on-call rotation and responds to after-hours emergencies. Performs other duties as assigned. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES Knowledge of City and department policies and procedures. Knowledge of the equipment, techniques and supplies used in water system construction and maintenance. Knowledge of City geography. Knowledge of the operation and maintenance of job-related tools and equipment. Skill in the operation of equipment and tools associated with water distribution system installation, maintenance and repair. Skill in the operation of computers and job-related software programs including wireless work order program. Skill in performing basic mathematical calculations such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and percentages. Skill in decision making and problem solving. Skill in interpersonal relations. Skill in oral and written communication. Ability to work cooperatively with others. Ability to operate light and heavy construction equipment. SUPERVISORY CONTROLS The Utility Construction Supervisor assigns work in terms of somewhat general instructions. The supervisor spot-checks completed work for compliance with instructions and established procedures, accuracy and the nature and propriety of the final results. GUIDELINES Guidelines include work orders; department and City policies and procedures and City of Auburn Core Values, Vision, and Mission statements. These guidelines are generally clear and specific, but may require some interpretation in application. COMPLEXITY/SCOPE OF WORK The work consists of related water system construction and maintenance duties. Inclement weather and heavy traffic contribute to the complexity of the position. The purpose of this position is to assist in water system construction and maintenance activities. Success in this position ensures the provision of a well-maintained infrastructure. CONTACTS Contacts are typically with co-workers, contractors, customers, and members of the general public. Contacts are typically to give or exchange information and resolve problems. PHYSICAL DEMANDS/ WORK ENVIRONMENT The work is typically performed while intermittently sitting, standing, walking, bending, crouching, or stooping. The employee frequently lifts light objects weighing less than 24 pounds and heavy objects weighing 24 or more pounds. The employee climbs ladders, uses tools or equipment requiring a high degree of dexterity, and distinguishes between shades of color. The work is typically performed outdoors, occasionally in cold or inclement weather. The employee may be exposed to noise, dust, dirt, grease, and machinery with moving parts. Work requires the use of protective devices such as masks, goggles, gloves, etc. SUPERVISION EXERCISED None. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Ability to read, write, and perform basic mathematical calculations such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and percentages; and Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/internship or having had a similar position for one to two years; or Possession of or ability to obtain a valid Alabama Class A Commercial Driver's License within six months of employment. Possession of or ability to readily obtain ADEM Water Grade I Operator Certification within one year of employment.
City of Auburn, AL Auburn, Alabama, United States
Jan 08, 2022
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY This position is responsible for coordinating internal maintenance programs and projects, performing sewer system inspections and recordkeeping duties, assisting with installation and maintenance activities related to the sewer collection system and providing functional supervision to the Utility Line Locators and assigned personnel. MAJOR DUTIES • Coordinates the Sewer Division's Fats, Oils and Grease Program. (15%) o Monitors ordinance compliance by inspecting food service facility (FSF) grease traps at scheduled intervals and meets with FSF stakeholders to go over program requirements. o Utilizes custom Fats, Oils and Grease Pretreatment Program management software. o Maintains and updates the Grease Trap Inspection Program and Household Cooking Oil and Grease Recycling Program database and associated records. o Stocks, receives and tracks recycling containers and services recycling sites. o Maintains, tracks and updates the Grease Hauler Manifest database and records. o Provides public outreach and education to the public, grease haulers, and FSF owners. • Coordinates the Division's Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) Inspection Program. (15%) o Utilizes specialized CCTV inspection camera and equipment to perform sewer line and sewer lateral inspections. o Utilizes custom-designed software to perform pipeline condition assessments and evaluations in order to determine appropriate maintenance needs. o Maintains and updates the CCTV program map, inspection digital library and database. o Performs utility line locates in order to facilitate repair work, new taps and maintenance activities. o Locates existing sanitary sewer service taps utilizing construction drawings, as-built and other available material. o Assists other departments with CCTV inspection of storm sewers. • Performs inspections of sewer facilities. (15%) o Inspects sewer lines for proper installation, defects and other warranted issues. o Inspects sewer lift stations as needed or as scheduled in order to ensure proper maintenance is being performed. o Inspects new collection system infrastructure to ensure quality materials and installation practices were used in order to determine if acceptable for admittance to the City of Auburn. o Coordinates with Utility System GIS Specialist to ensure mapping changes and absent data are updated in appropriate systems. o Inspects new grease trap installations. • Investigates complaints and responds to calls. (15%) o Responds to sewer complaints, including complaints of odor, possible discharges, back-ups, overflows and sewer line defects. o Resolves or refers problems to appropriate personnel. o Responds to complaints involving illicit discharges. o Responds to right of way obstruction violations that could affect the collection system. • Performs maintenance duties. (10%) o Repairs streets and asphalt. o Performs maintenance on sewer lines. o Performs new sewer service installations. o Maintains sewer rights-of-way. o Performs equipment maintenance duties. o Routinely inspects and maintains air monitors, tripods and associated confined space safety equipment. • Performs recordkeeping duties. (5%) o Maintains and updates the sewer complaint database and records. o Maintains and updates the right-of-way maintenance program map and database. o Maintains and updates files and records associated with the Utility Line Locate program and personnel. o Maintains and updates the sewer line cleaning and maintenance program map and database. o Gathers and documents appropriate information pertaining to sewer overflow and/or discharge events needed to fulfill reporting requirements. • Exercises direct supervision over assigned personnel. (15%) o Interviews, selects, and trains assigned personnel. o Assigns, motivates, appraises, and directs the work of assigned personnel. o Recommends discipline and terminations of assigned personnel. o Reviews work and counsels and coaches subordinates as appropriate. o Oversees safety for assigned personnel, facilities, and equipment. o Coordinates schedules of assigned personnel. o Reviews and approves timesheets. • Performs related duties. (10%) o Demonstrates punctual, regular, and reliable attendance. o Attends meetings, workshops, and training sessions. o Provides innovative solutions to enhance current processes and procedures and/or resolve workplace issues. o Performs other duties as assigned. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES • Knowledge of the installation, maintenance and repair of the sewer collection system. • Knowledge of local, state and federal rules, regulations and laws related to sewer collection systems. • Knowledge of standards and detail specifications established by Water Resource Management. • Knowledge of the standard layout and construction of mains, manholes, laterals, and grease traps. • Knowledge of the operation and maintenance of job-related tools and equipment. • Knowledge of job related software (e.g. Cityworks and IT Pipes). • Knowledge of modern office practices and equipment. • Knowledge of modern office filing systems and procedures. • Skill in the use of hand and power tools. • Skill in the use of operating, maintaining and troubleshooting specialized Closed Circuit Television Inspection camera systems used by the division (e.g. CUES). • Skill in the use of heavy and light construction equipment. • Skill in performing basic mathematical calculations such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, division and percentages. • Skill in decision making and problem solving. • Skill in interpersonal relations. • Skill in the training and supervision of personnel. • Skill in oral and written communication. • Skill in the operation of computers and the use of spreadsheets, databases, and job-related software programs. • Skill in operating standard office equipment. • Ability to work cooperatively with others. SUPERVISORY CONTROLS The Collection System Manager assigns work in terms of general instructions. The supervisor spot-checks completed work for compliance with procedures, accuracy, and the nature and propriety of the final results. GUIDELINES Guidelines include Alabama Department of Environmental Management regulations; Water Environment Federation Manuals of Practice; EPA Regulations; City of Auburn Water Resource Management standards and specifications; blueprints; work orders; City and department policies and procedures; relevant local, state and federal laws; and City of Auburn Core Values, Vision, and Mission statements. These guidelines require judgment, selection and interpretation in application. COMPLEXITY/SCOPE OF WORK • The work consists of varied supervisory and maintenance duties regarding sewer system programs and projects in support of the daily operations of the sewer collection system. The varied aspects of ongoing duties, time constraints and the necessity of paying attention to detail contribute to the complexity of the position. • The purpose of this position is to coordinate internal maintenance programs and projects, perform sewer system inspections and recordkeeping duties, and to assist with installation and maintenance activities. Success in this position contributes to the efficient operation of the sanitary sewer collection system by preventing prolonged service interruption periods and assisting with regulatory compliance. CONTACTS • Contacts are typically with co-workers, customers, vendors, contractors, and members of the general public. • Contacts are typically to give or exchange information, resolve problems and provide services. PHYSICAL DEMANDS/ WORK ENVIRONMENT • The work is typically performed while bending, crouching or stooping and sitting at a desk or table. The employee frequently lifts light objects weighing less than 24 pounds and occasionally lifts heavy objects weighing 24 or more pounds, climbs ladders, uses tools or equipment requiring a high degree of dexterity, distinguishes between shades of color, and utilizes the sense of smell and hearing. • The work is typically performed in an office, noisy places and outdoors, occasionally in cold or inclement weather. The employee may be exposed to noise, dust, dirt, grease, contagious or infectious diseases and irritating chemicals. Work requires the use of protective devices such as masks, goggles, gloves, etc. SUPERVISION EXERCISED This position has direct supervision over Utility Line Locators and functional supervision over assigned personnel. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS • Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with completion of specialized training in the field of work, in addition to basic skills typically associated with the completion of a high school education; and • Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/internship or having had a similar position for one to two years. • Possession of or ability to readily obtain an Alabama Grade 1C license for wastewater treatment within one year of employment. • Possession of or ability to obtain a Pipeline and Manhole Assessment certification (PACP/MACP) within one year of employment.
City of Auburn, AL Auburn, Alabama, United States
Jan 05, 2022
Temporary
General Statement of Duties Plans, organizes, implements and supervises the daily operation of day camp; performs related work as required. Distinguishing Features of the Class The principal function of an employee in this class is to manage the daily operation of the day camp. The work is performed under the direct supervision of the Youth Enrichment Manager but some leeway is granted for the exercise of independent judgement and initiative. Direct supervision is exercised over the work of employees in the class of Recreation Supervisor and Recreation Leader I and II, as well as day camp volunteers. An employee in this class performs the duties of other employees in the Parks and Recreation Department as required or as assigned by supervisory personnel. The principal duties of this class are performed in various recreational settings. Work may be performed in a gymnasium and in/around an outdoor pool, occasionally in hot or inclement weather. The work is performed in a noisy place which may expose the worker to dust, grease, contagious or infectious diseases and irritating chemicals. Work may require the use of protective devices such as goggles or gloves. Examples of Essential Work (Illustrative Only) Plans, develops and organizes day camp recreational programming involving a combination of educational, recreational and social activities; Coordinates and develops work schedules of employees and volunteers; Monitors the daily activities of the children in day camp; Performs customer service duties with the parents of children in day camp; Supervises the planning and daily instruction of games, sports, crafts and other activities for the children participating in day camp; Plans special events, coordinating as needed with various Parks and Recreation personnel, as well as individuals and groups outside the Parks and Recreation Department; Recruits guest speakers and visitors for day camp events; Hires, trains, supervises, motivates and evaluates staff members and volunteers as appropriate; Ensures that staff members have both the proper training and materials necessary to effectively perform their duties; Maintains employee time sheets; Updates and maintains records for each day camp participant; Monitors the use of recreation and art supplies, recommending the reordering of such supplies when necessary; Monitors snack supplies, recommending reorder as needed; Interviews and selects Recreation staff based on program needs and criteria; Effectively deals with any problems that may arise during day camp activities, reporting problems to parents and supervisory personnel as appropriate; Provides needed information and demonstrations concerning how to perform certain work tasks to new employees in the same or similar class of positions; Keeps immediate supervisor and designated others fully and accurately informed concerning work progress, including present and potential work problems and suggestions for new or improved ways of addressing such problems; Attends meetings, conferences, workshops and training sessions and reviews publications and audio-visual materials to become and remain current on the principles, practices and new developments in assigned work areas; Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with other Department and City employees, business and community organizations, school officials, parent groups and the public; Responds to citizens' questions and comments in a courteous and timely manner; Communicates and coordinates regularly with appropriate others to maximize the effectiveness and efficiency of interdepartmental operations and activities; Performs other related duties as assigned. Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of youth programs, functions and activities associated with parks and recreation; Knowledge of all safety requirements involved in youth activities; Knowledge of day camp guidelines established by the City of Auburn Parks and Recreation Department; Ability to understand and follow oral and/or written policies, procedures and instructions; Ability to deal effectively with emergency situations involving children; Ability to lead assigned staff and the activities of day camp; Ability to resolve conflicts among participants and staff who may have differing viewpoints as to how an event should be structured; Ability to communicate well with others, both orally and in writing, using both technical and non-technical language; Ability to use logical and creative thought processes to develop solutions according to written specifications and/or oral instructions; Ability and willingness to quickly learn and put to use new skills and knowledge brought about by rapidly changing information and/or technology; Integrity, ingenuity and inventiveness in the performance of assigned tasks. Acceptable Experience and Training Graduation from an accredited college or university with an Associate's Degree in Recreation Management or a related field and first aid certification; and Experience working with youth programming or a related field; or Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the work. Required Special Qualifications Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver's license for the type of vehicle or equipment operated. Essential Physical Abilities Sufficient clarity of speech and hearing or other communication capabilities, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permit the employee to communicate effectively; Sufficient vision or other powers of observation, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to monitor youth programs and events and distinguish between shades of color; Sufficient manual dexterity with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to performs related records keeping, participate in youth activities and use tools or equipment; Sufficient personal mobility and physical reflexes, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permit the employee to access several program sites and climb ladders; Ability to sit, stand, walk, bend, crouch or stoop intermittently; Ability to frequently lift light objects that weigh less than 24 pounds and heavy objects that weigh more than 25 pounds.
City of Auburn, AL Auburn, Alabama, United States
Jan 04, 2022
Temporary
General Statement of Duties Coordinates and assists with camp activities within the Parks and Recreation Department; performs related work as required. Distinguishing Features of the Class The principal function of an employee in this class is to serve as the Parks and Recreation Department's representative during a camp activity and to ensure compliance with all program guidelines and safety requirements. The work is performed under the supervision of a Recreation Supervisor or Recreation Leader II but some leeway is granted for the exercise of independent judgment and initiative. An employee in this class performs the duties of other employees in the Parks and Recreation Department as required or as assigned by supervisory personnel. The principal duties of this class are performed in various recreational settings. Work is performed outdoors and in hot, cold or inclement weather. Examples of Essential Work (Illustrative Only) Provides oversight to a Parks and Recreation activity, including supervising activity participants, enforcing organizational guidelines and ensuring all appropriate safety standards; Assists with camp recreation, cultural arts, rehabilitative or other related recreation activity to promote a professional presentation of such activities; Promotes an environment of participation in which all interested citizens may participate in a scheduled activity; Provides guidance to individual recreation participants; Performs demonstrations of assigned activity and participates in games and other events; Documents any accident or incident or failure to adhere to set polices and informs Parks and Recreation administrative staff as necessary; Provides needed information and demonstrations concerning how to perform certain work tasks to new employees in the same or similar class of positions; Keeps immediate supervisor and designated others fully and accurately informed concerning work progress, including present and potential work problems and suggestions for new or improved ways of addressing such problems; Attends meetings and training sessions as necessary and to remain current on the principles, practices and new developments in assigned work areas; The nature of the work performed requires that an employee in this class establish and maintain effective working relationships with other department and City employees, members of community organizations and the public; Responds to citizens' questions and comments in a courteous and timely manner; Performs other related duties as assigned. Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of department and Recreation Center rules and regulations; Knowledge of safety principles and procedures involved in recreational activities; Skill in decision making and problem solving; Skill in performing basic mathematical calculations, such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and percentages; Skill in interpersonal relations and in dealing with the public; Skill in oral and written communication; Skill in organizing and planning work; Ability to work cooperatively with others; Ability to coordinate a recreational activity involving several participants; Ability to swim and do recreational activities in water. Acceptable Experience and Training Some experience a camp counselor in recreational activity; or Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the work. Required Special Qualifications 16 years of age or older Essential Physical Abilities Sufficient clarity of speech and hearing or other communication capabilities, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to communicate effectively; Sufficient manual dexterity with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to perform reporting and recording requirements; Sufficient personal mobility and physical reflexes, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to participate in recreational activities and supervise assigned programs; Ability to intermittently stand, walk, bend, crouch, or stoop; Ability to occasionally lift light objects weighing less than 24 pounds; Ability to lift objects weighing over 25 pounds.
City of Auburn, AL Auburn, Alabama, United States
Jan 04, 2022
Temporary
General Statement of Duties Performs safety monitoring of swimming pool facilities; conducts swimming classes; performs related work as required. Distinguishing Features of the Class The principal function of an employee in this class is to monitor activities at the City's swimming pool and related facilities, enforce all safety rules, perform lifesaving and first aid procedures as necessary, and provide instruction in swimming lessons. The aquatic programing work is performed under the supervision of the Fitness & Aquatics Coordinator, while the pool management activities are performed under the supervision of the Pool Manager, but considerable leeway is granted for the exercise of independent judgment and initiative. An employee in this class performs the duties of other employees in the Parks and Recreation Department as required or as assigned by supervisory personnel. The principal duties of this class are performed in the environment of a community pool requiring attention to several persons at any given time. Outdoor environments may occasionally be in hot, cold or inclement weather. The work environment may be very noisy and expose the worker to machinery with moving parts, and contagious or infectious diseases or irritating chemicals. Work requires the use of protective devices such as masks, goggles, gloves, etc. Examples of Essential Work (Illustrative Only) Monitors swimming pool and all related facilities during assigned shifts to ensure and enforce safety codes and standards and prevent injuries and fatalities; Cautions swimmers regarding unsafe practices and maintains the authority to discipline and/or remove violators from City pool property; Assists with organizing and providing swimming lessons; Rescues swimmers in distress or danger of drowning; Administers first aid and contacts emergency personnel immediately when necessary; Inspects and maintains swimming facility, including general cleaning duties and pool maintenance; Collects money from pool patrons for admittance; Monitors patrons signing in to use the pool and ensures an accurate maintenance of such lists; Maintains all necessary records and writes and files reports on pool activities and specific incidents and accidents as required; Provides needed information and demonstrations concerning how to perform certain work tasks to new employees in the same or similar class of positions; Keeps immediate supervisor and designated others fully and accurately informed concerning work progress, including present and potential work problems and suggestions for new or improved ways of addressing such problems; Attends meetings, conferences, workshops and training sessions and reviews publications and audio-visual materials to become and remain current on the principles, practices and new developments in assigned work areas; Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other department and City employees, emergency personnel, pool patrons and the public; Responds to citizens' questions and comments in a courteous and timely manner; Performs other related duties as assigned. Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Thorough knowledge of standard aquatics life saving procedures, including rescuing swimmers from drowning, instructing and disciplining unsafe pool practices and administering first aid; Thorough knowledge of First Aid instruction procedures and practices; Thorough knowledge of CPR and other related life saving techniques; Thorough knowledge of general swimming skills for the purpose of instruction; Skill in teaching others safe aquatic practices; Skill in teaching others swimming techniques, styles and safe aquatics practices; Ability to swim at a highly competent level for the purposes of instruction and rescuing others in danger of drowning; Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations; Ability to work entire length of season including holidays as needed. Ability to observe multiple patrons at a time, consistently scanning the environment; Ability to identify and react quickly to emergencies or threats to patron safety and health; Ability to communicate well with others, both orally and in writing, using both technical and non-technical language; Ability to understand and follow oral and/or written policies, procedures and instructions; Ability to prepare and present accurate and reliable reports containing findings and recommendations; Ability to use logical and creative thought processes to develop solutions according to written specifications and/or oral instructions; Ability to perform a wide variety of duties and responsibilities with accuracy and speed under the pressure of time-sensitive deadlines; Ability and willingness to quickly learn and put to use new skills and knowledge brought about by rapidly changing information and/or technology; Integrity, ingenuity and inventiveness in the performance of assigned tasks. Acceptable Experience and Training Graduation from high school or possession of a GED; and Some experience in aquatics instruction or lifesaving; or Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the work. Required Special Qualifications Possession of a current Red Cross Basic Life Guarding, Life Guard Training or equivalent certification; Possession of a CPR for the Professional Rescuer/First Aid certification. Must be at least 15 years of age or older. Essential Physical Abilities Sufficient clarity of speech and hearing or other communication capabilities, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to communicate effectively; Sufficient vision or other powers of observation, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to distinguish between shades of color and to monitor the City pool and all related facilities and stay abreast of all potentially dangerous situations and violations of pool rules; Sufficient manual dexterity with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to maintain all related clerical records and perform basic janitorial and pool maintenance activities; Sufficient personal mobility and physical reflexes, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to perform lifesaving activities, including rescuing swimmers from drowning administering first aid, and to climb ladders; Ability to stand, walk, bend, crouch or stoop intermittently; Ability to occasionally lift heavy objects weighing more than 25 pounds.
City of Auburn, AL Auburn, Alabama, United States
Jan 01, 2022
Full Time
Job Summary This position is responsible for the collection of recyclable materials and refuse. Major Duties Performs collection duties. (70%) Drives a rear-loading truck or compartmentalized recycling vehicle, or tows a trailer along a predetermined route to collect and haul recyclable materials and to collect and dispose of trash. Loads and empties recyclables into truck. Transports recyclables to processing area; unloads recycling and resumes route. Maintains radio contact with Crew Leader regarding route changes and work orders. Monitors weather and road conditions. Performs equipment operation and maintenance duties. (20%) Performs routine maintenance on truck or other equipment. Informs appropriate personnel of needed repairs. Performs pre- and post-trip inspections. Washes truck on a regular basis. Operates a variety of other assigned equipment, including forklift, backhoe, etc. Operates hoisting devices. Operates equipment to compress collectables. Assists with other manual labor duties as assigned. Performs related duties. (10%) Demonstrates punctual, regular, and reliable attendance. Attends meetings, workshops, and training sessions. Provides innovative solutions to enhance current processes and procedures and/or resolve workplace issues. Performs other duties as assigned. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of collection procedures and routes. Knowledge of local geography and streets. Knowledge of preventive maintenance techniques as related to division equipment and vehicles. Skill in the operation of recycling equipment and other related equipment. Skill in decision making and problem solving. Skill in interpersonal relations and in dealing with the public. Skill in oral and written communication. Ability to work cooperatively with others. Supervisory Controls The Crew Leader - Recycling assigns work in terms of somewhat general instructions. The supervisor spot-checks completed work for compliance with instructions and established procedures, accuracy and the nature and propriety of the final results. Guidelines Guidelines include traffic laws, equipment operation guidelines, City and department policies and procedures, and Auburn Core Values, Vision, and Mission statements. These guidelines are generally clear and specific, but may require some interpretation in application. Complexity/Scope of Work The work consists of related duties in the collection and transport of recyclable waste. Inclement weather contributes to the complexity of the position. The purpose of this position is to participate in the collection of recyclable materials. Success in this position contributes to the safe and efficient management of solid waste. Contacts Contacts are typically with co-workers and members of the general public. Contacts are typically to give or exchange information, resolve problems, and provide services. Physical Demands/Work Environment The work is typically performed while intermittently sitting, standing, stooping, or walking. The employee frequently lifts light objects weighing less than 24 pounds and occasionally lifts heavy objects weighing 24 or more pounds. The employee utilizes the sense of smell. The work is typically performed outdoors. The employee is exposed to noise, dust, dirt, grease, machinery with moving parts, contagious or infectious diseases, irritating chemicals, and occasional cold or inclement weather. The work requires the use of protective devices such as masks, goggles, gloves, etc. Supervision Exercised None Minimum Qualifications Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with completion of specialized training in the field of work, in addition to basic skills typically associated with a high school education; and Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position, usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/internship or having had a similar position for one to two years. Possession of a valid Class A Commercial Driver's License.
City of Auburn, AL Auburn, Alabama, United States
Jan 01, 2022
Full Time
Job Summary This position is responsible for the enforcement of local, state and federal laws. Major Duties Patrols an assigned area to detect and deter crime. (30%) Patrols the City to deter and detect crime. Answers emergency and routine calls for service. Provides assistance to other personnel as needed. Makes arrests for criminal activities. Enforces traffic laws. Serves felony and misdemeanor warrants. Directs traffic. Conducts preliminary inquiries, field interviews and follow-up investigations. (30%) Interviews witnesses, victims, and complainants. Collects evidence. Secures crime scenes. Takes incident, accident and offense reports. Investigates motor vehicle accidents. Prepares incident reports. Provides court testimony. (10%) Prepares cases for court. Testifies in court as needed. Maintains assigned vehicle and equipment. (10%) Maintains the performance and security of firearms. Checks and repairs duty-related equipment. Maintains assigned vehicles; reports repair needs. Performs special duty assignments. (10%) Performs crime prevention patrols in high crime areas as assigned. Assists with calls for service and provides marked and foot patrols at Auburn University events. Makes presentations to public groups concerning crime, crime prevention, and other police functions. Serves on special task forces or teams as assigned. Performs related duties. (10%) Demonstrates punctual, regular, and reliable attendance. Attends meetings, workshops, and training sessions. Provides innovative solutions to enhance current processes and procedures and/or resolve workplace issues. Engages in and demonstrates commitment to physical fitness in accordance with Division Standards. Performs other duties as assigned. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of local, state and federal laws and regulations. Knowledge of law enforcement training requirements. Knowledge of criminal investigation and law enforcement principles and practices. Knowledge of the equipment and tools used in law enforcement activities. Skill in performing law enforcement and criminal investigation activities. Skill in organizing and planning work. Skill in performing basic mathematical calculations such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and percentages. Skill in decision making and problem solving. Skill in interpersonal relations and in dealing with the public. Skill in oral and written communication. Ability to work cooperatively with others. Supervisory Controls The Sergeant assigns work in terms of general instructions. The supervisor spot-checks completed work for compliance with procedures, accuracy and the nature and propriety of the final results. Guidelines Guidelines include local, state, and federal laws; police directives; City and division policies and procedures; and City of Auburn Core Values, Vision, and Mission statement. These guidelines require judgment, selection, and interpretation in application. Complexity/Scope of Work The work consists of related law enforcement duties. Potentially life-threatening situations contribute to the complexity of the position. The purpose of this position is to enforce local, state and federal laws. Success in this position contributes to the enforcement of local, state and federal laws and to the safety of life and property. Contacts Contacts are typically with members of other law enforcement agencies, court personnel, other emergency service providers, victims, witnesses, suspects, and members of the general public. Contacts are typically to give or exchange information, resolve problems, and provide services. Physical Demands/Work Environment The work is typically performed while intermittently sitting, standing, stooping, bending, or crouching. The employee occasionally lifts light objects weighing less than 24 pounds and heavy objects weighing 24 or more pounds. The employee uses tools or equipment requiring a high degree of dexterity. The work is typically performed in an automobile and outdoors. The employee is exposed to noise, dust, dirt grease, machinery with moving parts, irritating chemicals, and occasional cold or inclement weather. The work requires the use of specialized law-enforcement equipment. Supervision None. Minimum Qualifications Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with completion of specialized training in the field of work, in addition to basic skills typically associated with a high school education; and Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position, usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/internship or having had a similar position for one to two years. Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver's license for the type of vehicle or equipment operated. Ability to meet current requirements set forth by the Alabama Peace Officers Standards and Training Commission.
City of Auburn, AL Auburn, Alabama, United States
Jan 01, 2022
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY This position is responsible for operating a water treatment plant and water pumping facilities. MAJOR DUTIES • Participates in plant operations and maintenance activities. (60%) o Monitors plant operating efficiency by monitoring daily plant chemical use. o Makes chemical adjustments and flow rate changes as needed. o Monitors water pressure and tank levels. o Resolves water treatment problems. o Off-loads plant chemicals from chemical supply tanker trucks; completes required paperwork. o Performs routine plant maintenance as needed; lubricates moving parts; cleans and organizes equipment. o Performs chemical supply pump calibrations. o Assists in the installation, repair and maintenance of plumbing systems. o Maintains plant records, including operating logs, daily journals, inventories and data logs. o Assists in the maintenance of plant grounds. o Notifies Water Plant Manager immediately regarding plant upsets, accidents, chemical spills, or other unusual events. o Monitors and manages the amount of water purchased from adjacent utility. o Assists in cleaning and maintaining treatment basins to maintain plant operations. • Collects and processes water samples. (30%) o Performs laboratory analysis of water samples. o Maintains test data. • Performs related duties. (10%) o Demonstrates punctual, regular, and reliable attendance. o Attends meetings, workshops, and training sessions. o Provides innovative solutions to enhance current processes and procedures and/or resolve workplace issues. o Performs other duties as assigned. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES • Knowledge of the operation, maintenance and repair of water treatment plants, pumping facilities, and related infrastructure. • Knowledge of local, state and federal rules, regulations and laws related to the treatment and distribution of drinking water. • Knowledge of water sampling and laboratory analysis procedures. • Knowledge of job-related tools and equipment. • Skill in the operation of computers and job related software programs. • Skill in operating standard office equipment. • Skill in performing basic mathematical calculations such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and percentages. • Skill in decision making and problem solving. • Skill in interpersonal relations and in dealing with the public. • Skill in oral and written communication. • Ability to work cooperatively with others. • Ability to work independently. SUPERVISORY CONTROLS The Water Plant Manager assigns work in terms of general instructions. The supervisor spot-checks completed work for compliance with procedures, accuracy, and the nature and propriety of the final results. GUIDELINES Guidelines include Alabama Department of Environmental Management regulations, plant standard operating procedures, Environmental Protection Agency rules and regulations, relevant local, state and federal laws, City and department policies and procedures, and City of Auburn Core Values, Vision, and Mission statements. These guidelines are generally clear and specific, but may require some interpretation in application. COMPLEXITY/SCOPE OF WORK • The work consists of related duties in the operation of a water treatment plant, pumping facilities, and water distribution system. Strict regulations and inclement weather contribute to the complexity of the position. • The purpose of this position is to operate a water treatment plant. Success in this position contributes to the efficient and effective delivery of safe drinking water to area residents. CONTACTS • Contacts are typically with co-workers, representatives of state and federal agencies, vendors, contractors, and members of the general public. • Contacts are typically to give or exchange information, resolve problems, and provide services. PHYSICAL DEMANDS/ WORK ENVIRONMENT • The work is typically performed while sitting at a desk or table or while intermittently sitting, standing, walking, bending, crouching or stooping. The employee frequently lifts light objects weighing less than 24 pounds and heavy objects weighing 24 or more pounds, climbs ladders, uses tools or equipment requiring a high degree of dexterity, distinguishes between shades of color, and utilizes the sense of smell. • The work is typically performed in an office and outdoors, occasionally in cold or inclement weather. The employee may be exposed to noise, dust, dirt, grease, machinery with moving parts, contagious or infectious diseases, and irritating chemicals. Work requires the use of personal protective equipment such as specialized clothing, goggles, masks, boots, gloves, and other protective devices as required. SUPERVISION EXERCISED None. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS • Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with completion of specialized training in the field of work, in addition to basic skills typically associated with a high school education; and • Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position, usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/internship or having had a similar position for one to two years. • Possession of or ability to readily obtain and Alabama Grade IV license for water treatment. • Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver's license for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.
City of Auburn, AL Auburn, Alabama, United States
Jan 01, 2022
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY This position is responsible for assisting in the installation, maintenance and repair of the sewer collection system. MAJOR DUTIES • Assists in the maintenance and construction of sewer lines. (60%) o Verifies underground utilities at excavation sites. o Lays out sewer lines. o Locates and repairs leaks. o Inspects pump stations for maintenance needs. o Checks flow and pressure. o Operates sewer cameras to inspect sewer mains and laterals for breaks and blockages. o Cuts grass and weeds on rights-of-way. o Assists in the location of sewer lines. o Maintains assigned tools and equipment. o Cleans up sewer spills. o Cleans sewer mains using various cleaning machines and equipment. o Makes sewer taps for both old and new services. o Operates GIS equipment in support of installation accuracy. • Assists in the repair of sewer lines. (30%) o Assists in the repair of sewer line breakages. o Repairs sewer mains. o Participates in on-call rotation and responds to after-hours system emergencies. o Operates specialized equipment, including hand rodder and jet truck. o Installs and replaces landscaping elements. o Repairs concrete and asphalt. o Operates dump truck, bush hog, mower, and backhoe. • Performs related duties. (10%) o Demonstrates punctual, regular, and reliable attendance. o Attends meetings, workshops, and training sessions. o Provides innovative solutions to enhance current processes and procedures and/or resolve workplace issues. o Performs other duties as assigned. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES • Knowledge of City and department policies and procedures. • Knowledge of the equipment, techniques and supplies used in sewer system construction and maintenance. • Knowledge of City geography, including the location of utilities. • Knowledge of the operation and maintenance of job-related tools and equipment. • Skill in the use of hand and power tools. • Skill in performing basic mathematical calculations such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and percentages. • Skill in decision making and problem solving. • Skill in interpersonal relations. • Skill in oral and written communication. • Ability to work cooperatively with others. SUPERVISORY CONTROLS The Heavy Equipment Operator assigns work in terms of somewhat general instructions. The supervisor spot-checks completed work for compliance with instructions and established procedures, accuracy and the nature and propriety of the final results. GUIDELINES Guidelines include Alabama Department of Environmental Management regulations; Water Environment Federation Manuals of Practice; EPA Regulations; City of Auburn Water Resource Management standards and specifications; blueprints; work orders; City and department policies and procedures; relevant local, state and federal laws; and City of Auburn Core Values, Vision, and Mission statements. These guidelines are generally clear and specific, but may require some interpretation in application. COMPLEXITY/SCOPE OF WORK • The work consists of related sewer construction and maintenance duties. Inclement weather and heavy traffic contribute to the complexity of the position. • The purpose of this position is to assist in sewer construction and maintenance activities. Success in this position contributes to regulatory compliance and the provision of a well-maintained City infrastructure. CONTACTS • Contacts are typically with co-workers, contractors, customers, and members of the general public. • Contacts are typically to give or exchange information, resolve problems, and provide services. PHYSICAL DEMANDS/ WORK ENVIRONMENT • The work is typically performed while intermittently sitting, standing, bending, crouching, or stooping. The employee frequently lifts light objects weighing less than 24 pounds and heavy objects weighing 24 or more pounds. The employee climbs ladders, uses tools or equipment requiring a high degree of dexterity, and distinguishes between shades of color and utilizes the sense of smell and hearing. • The work is typically performed outdoors, occasionally in cold or inclement weather. The employee may be exposed to noise, dust, dirt, grease, contagious or infectious diseases, irritating chemicals, and machinery with moving parts. Work requires the use of protective devices such as masks, goggles, gloves, etc. SUPERVISION EXERCISED None. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS • Ability to read, write, and perform basic mathematical calculations such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and percentages; and • Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/internship or having had a similar position for one to two years; or • Any equivalent combination of education, experience, and training which provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the work. • Possession of or ability to obtain a valid Alabama Class B Commercial Driver's License within six months of employment.
City of Auburn, AL Auburn, Alabama, United States
Jan 01, 2022
Full Time
General Statement of Duties This position is responsible for the collection of solid waste. Distinguishing Features of the Class The principal function of an employee in this class is to perform collection and disposal duties. The work is performed under the direct supervision of the Crew Leader, Solid Waste Coordinator, and/or the Environmental Services Division Manager but some leeway is granted for the exercise of independent judgement and initiative. An employee in this class performs the duties of other employees in the Environmental Services Department as required or as assigned by supervisory personnel. The principal duties of this class are performed in an outdoor environment that may involve adverse weather conditions and related hazards. Work is performed in a very noisy place that exposes me to much dust, dirt, grease and machinery with moving parts requiring the use of protective devices such as masks, goggles, gloves, etc. An employee in this class may perform additional duties as necessary. Examples of Essential Work (Illustrative Only) • Loads and empties solid waste into truck; • Transports solid waste to landfill for disposal; • Performs routine maintenance on truck or other equipment; • Informs appropriate personnel of needed repairs; • Performs pre- and post-trip inspections; • Washes truck on a regular basis; • Keeps immediate supervisor and designated others fully and accurately informed concerning work progress, including present and potential work problems and suggestions for new or improved ways of addressing such problems; • Attends meetings, conferences, workshops and training sessions and reviews publications and audio-visual materials to become and remain current on the principles, practices and new developments in assigned work areas; • The nature of the work performed requires that an employee in this class establish and maintain effective working relationships with other Department and City employees, Environmental Services patrons, and the public. • Responds to citizens' questions and comments in a courteous and timely manner; • Performs other related duties as assigned. Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities • Knowledge of collection procedures and routes; • Knowledge of local geography and streets; • Knowledge of preventive maintenance techniques as related to division equipment and vehicles; • Some knowledge of Departmental objectives and purposes; • Skill in the operation of solid waste collection equipment and other related equipment; • Ability to communicate well with others; both orally and in writing, using both technical and non-technical language; • Ability to understand and follow oral and/or written policies, procedures and instructions; • Ability to use logical and creative thought processes to develop solutions according to written specifications and/or oral instructions; • Ability to perform a wide variety of duties and responsibilities with accuracy and speed under the pressure of time-sensitive deadlines; • Ability and willingness to quickly learn and put to use new skills and knowledge brought about by rapidly changing information and/or technology; • Integrity, ingenuity and inventiveness in the performance of assigned tasks. Acceptable Experience and Training • Some related maintenance experience; or • Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the work. Required Special Qualifications None Essential Physical Abilities • Sufficient clarity of speech and hearing or other communication capabilities, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to understand department and safety rules and regulations and work around high traffic areas; • Sufficient vision or other powers of observation, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to work safely in heavy traffic and equipment operation; • Sufficient manual dexterity with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to operate hand and power tools and related equipment; • Sufficient personal mobility and physical reflexes, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to work in trenches, in rough terrain and have access to various related areas. • Ability to stand, walk, bend, crouch or stoop intermittently. • Ability to frequently lift light objects that weigh less than 24 pounds and occasionally heavy objects that weigh 25 pounds or more.
City of Auburn, AL Auburn, Alabama, United States
Jan 01, 2022
Temporary
General Statement of Duties Assists with programs or events within the Parks and Recreation Department; performs related work as required. Distinguishing Features of the Class The principal function of an employee in this class is to serve as the Parks and Recreation Department's representative during a program or event and to ensure compliance with all program guidelines and safety requirements. The work is performed under the supervision of a Recreation Supervisor or Recreation Leader II but some leeway is granted for the exercise of independent judgment and initiative. An employee in this class performs the duties of other employees in the Parks and Recreation Department as required or as assigned by supervisory personnel. The principal duties of this class are performed in various recreational settings, including cultural arts, recreation, and therapeutic programs and events. Work is performed outdoors and occasionally in hot, cold or inclement weather. Examples of Essential Work (Illustrative Only) Provides oversight to a Parks and Recreation program or event, including supervising activity participants, enforcing organizational guidelines and ensuring all appropriate safety standards; Assists with recreation, cultural arts, rehabilitative or other related recreational programs or events to promote a professional presentation of such activities; Promotes an environment of participation in which all interested citizens may participate in a scheduled program or event; Provides guidance to individual recreation participants; Performs demonstrations of assigned activities at programs or events and participates in games and other events; Generate content, drafts, edits, and publishes publicity items for Parks and Recreation programs or events; Documents any accident or incident or failure to adhere to set polices and informs Parks and Recreation administrative staff as necessary; Provides needed information and demonstrations concerning how to perform certain work tasks to new employees in the same or similar class of positions; Keeps immediate supervisor and designated others fully and accurately informed concerning work progress, including present and potential work problems and suggestions for new or improved ways of addressing such problems; Attends meetings and training sessions as necessary to remain current on the principles, practices and new developments in assigned work areas; The nature of the work performed requires that an employee in this class establish and maintain effective working relationships with other department and City employees, members of community organizations and the public; Responds to citizens' questions and comments in a courteous and timely manner; Sets up and breaks down programs or events, including assembling tables and chairs, stocking coolers, and stocking supplies; Assist other divisions of the department with their events, programs, and projects as necessary; Performs other related duties as assigned. Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of department and Recreation Center rules and regulations; Knowledge of festival and/or event planning; Knowledge of safety principles and procedures involved in recreational programs or events; Skill in the use of modern office equipment; Skill in performing basic mathematical calculations such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and percentages; Skill in decision making and problem solving; Skill in interpersonal relations and in dealing with the public; Skill in oral and written communication; Skill in organizing and planning work; Ability to work cooperatively with others; Ability to coordinate a recreational program or event involving several participants. Acceptable Experience and Training Some experience in recreational programs or events; or Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the work. Required Special Qualifications None Essential Physical Abilities Sufficient clarity of speech and hearing or other communication capabilities, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to communicate effectively; Sufficient manual dexterity with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to perform reporting and recording requirements; Sufficient personal mobility and physical reflexes, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to participate in recreational activities and supervise assigned programs; Ability to intermittently sit, stand, walk, or stoop. Ability to occasionally lift light objects weighing less than 24 pounds. Ability to occasionally lift heavy objects weighing 25 or more pounds. Ability to climb ladders. "This class specification is not an employment agreement or contract. Management has the exclusive right to alter this class specification at any time without notice."
City of Auburn, AL Auburn, Alabama, United States
Dec 30, 2021
Temporary
General Statement of Duties Coordinates and assists with athletic activities within the Parks and Recreation Department; performs related work as required. Distinguishing Features of the Class The principal function of an employee in this class is to serve as the Parks and Recreation Department's representative during an athletic activity and to ensure compliance with all program guidelines and safety requirements. The work is performed under the supervision of a Recreation Supervisor or Recreation Leader II but some leeway is granted for the exercise of independent judgment and initiative. An employee in this class performs the duties of other employees in the Parks and Recreation Department as required or as assigned by supervisory personnel. The principal duties of this class are performed in various recreational settings. Work is performed indoors and outdoors and in hot, cold or inclement weather. Examples of Essential Work (Illustrative Only) Provides oversight to a Parks and Recreation athletic activity, including supervising activity participants, enforcing organizational guidelines and ensuring all appropriate safety standards; Assists with tournaments, leagues, clinics, or other related recreation athletic activities to promote a professional presentation of such activities; Promotes an environment of participation in which all interested citizens may participate in a scheduled activity; Provides guidance to individual recreation participants; Performs demonstrations of assigned activity and participates in games and other athletic events; Documents any accident or incident or failure to adhere to set polices and informs Parks and Recreation administrative staff as necessary; Provides needed information and demonstrations concerning how to perform certain work tasks to new employees in the same or similar class of positions; Keeps immediate supervisor and designated others fully and accurately informed concerning work progress, including present and potential work problems and suggestions for new or improved ways of addressing such problems; Attends meetings and training sessions as necessary to become and remain current on the principles, practices and new developments in assigned work areas; The nature of the work performed requires that an employee in this class establish and maintain effective working relationships with other department and City employees, members of community organizations and the public; Responds to citizens' questions and comments in a courteous and timely manner; Performs other related duties as assigned. Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of department and Recreation Center rules and regulation; Knowledge of safety principles and procedures involved in recreational activities; Skill in the use of modern office equipment; Skill in performing basic mathematical calculations such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and percentages; Skill in decision making and problem solving; Skill in interpersonal relations and dealing with the public; Skill in oral and written communication; Skill in organizing and planning; Ability to work cooperatively with others; Ability to coordinate a recreational activity involving several participants. Acceptable Experience and Training Some experience in an athletic recreational activity; or Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the work. Required Special Qualifications None Essential Physical Abilities Sufficient clarity of speech and hearing or other communication capabilities, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to communicate effectively; Sufficient manual dexterity with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to perform reporting and recording requirements; Sufficient personal mobility and physical reflexes, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to participate in recreational activities and supervise assigned programs; Ability to intermittently stand, walk, or stoop; Ability to occasionally lift light objects weighing less than 24 pounds; Ability to occasionally lift heavy objects weighing 25 or more pounds; Ability to climb ladders.
City of Auburn, AL Auburn, Alabama, United States
Dec 29, 2021
Full Time
Job Summary This position is responsible for the coordination of league sports programming for the department. Major Duties Plans, develops, coordinates and supervises athletic programs and tournaments for youth and adults. (50%) Coordinates the registration of participants, coaches' meetings and team selection draft meetings. Recruits and trains coaches. Obtains sponsorships from local businesses. Coordinates facilities usage; assists in the preparation of facilities for league events. Supervises ongoing athletic programs; enforces policies and procedures. Directs and monitors all-star and travel tournaments. Maintains records of program participation, expenditures, league results, and recommendations for rule changes or program expansions. Coordinates activities with athletic boards. Provides information to the public by preparing newspaper articles or news releases. Assists in budgeting and purchasing activities. (20%) Develops, requests, and administers program and athletic board budgets. Coordinates the purchases of facilities equipment, program equipment and uniforms. Researches vendors. Prepares purchase specifications. Coordinates the public usage of recreational facilities. (5%) Reviews reservation requests. Enforces park rules and regulations. Schedules employees. Exercises direct supervision over assigned personnel. (15%) Interviews, selects, and trains assigned personnel. Assigns, motivates, appraises, and directs the work of assigned personnel. Recommends discipline and terminations of assigned personnel. Reviews work and counsels and coaches subordinates as appropriate. Oversees safety for assigned personnel, facilities, and equipment. Coordinates schedules of assigned personnel. Reviews and approves timesheets. Performs related duties. (10%) Demonstrates punctual, regular, and reliable attendance. Attends meetings, workshops, and training sessions. Provides innovative solutions to enhance current processes and procedures and/or resolve workplace issues. Performs other duties as assigned. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of the principles and techniques of recreation administration. Knowledge of the rules, equipment and facilities requirements for a variety of sports and games. Knowledge of relevant laws, department policies and procedures, and program objectives. Knowledge of CPR and First Aid. Skill in the use of modern office equipment. Skill in organizing and planning work. Skill in performing basic mathematical calculations such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and percentages. Skill in decision making and problem solving. Skill in interpersonal relations and in dealing with the public. Skill in oral and written communication. Skill in athletic field preparation and maintenance. Skill in serving populations with special needs, such as the handicapped. Ability to work cooperatively with others. Supervisory Controls The Athletic Programs Administrator assigns work in terms of general instructions. The supervisor spot-checks completed work for compliance with procedures, accuracy and the nature and propriety of the final results. Guidelines Guidelines include City policies and procedures, departmental policies and procedures, sports league rules and regulations, rules and regulations related to the prevention and detection of child abuse, and City of Auburn Core Values, Vision, and Mission statements. These guidelines require judgment, selection and interpretation in application. Complexity/Scope of Work The work consists of varied duties in the coordination of league athletic programs. The need to perform multiple tasks at the same time contributes to the complexity of the position. The purpose of this position is to coordinate league sports for the City of Auburn. Success in this position contributes to the provision of quality youth sports programs for the community. Contacts Contacts are typically with co-workers, local business leaders, vendors, representatives of outside organizations, and members of the general public. Contacts are typically to give or exchange information, resolve problems, and provide services. Physical Demands/Work Environment The work is typically performed while intermittently sitting, standing or stooping. The employee frequently lifts light objects weighing less than 24 pounds and heavy objects weighing 24 pounds or more. The employee climbs ladders, uses tools or equipment requiring a high degree of dexterity, and distinguishes between shades of color. The work is typically performed in an office and outdoors. The employee is exposed to dust, dirt, grease, machinery with moving parts, irritating chemicals, and occasional cold or inclement weather. The work requires the use of protective devices such as masks, goggles, gloves, etc. Supervision Exercised This position has direct supervision over personnel as assigned. Minimum Qualifications Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in a related field; and 1 to 3 years of related experience; or Any equivalent combination of education, experience, and training which provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the work.
City of Auburn, AL Auburn, Alabama, United States
Dec 21, 2021
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY This position provides financial management support for the Community Development Block Grant and administrative support for Development Services. MAJOR DUTIES • Provides accounting support to the Community Services Department. (35% ) o Performs the accounting and finance activities related to the City's CDBG Program and the CDBG Affordable Housing initiatives, including screening and servicing mortgages held by the City of Auburn. o Monitors Community Development Block Grant spending across all open Funds in any given year. o Prepares and submits required reports for CDBG Compliance. o Consults with the City Attorney on matters of bankruptcy and non-payments and assists in maintaining up-to-date records for the City-held mortgages. o Assists with duties related to the CAPER and other year-end processes. o Prepares audit materials for the City related to the CDBG Program by completing year-end reconciliation of funds and coordinates with General Leger Accountant. • Provides support to the Development Services Business Unit and the Executive Director. (40%) o Assists the Executive Director in the preparation of development agreements and monitors development agreements for completion and satisfaction of required items. o Monitors key metrics in development services business unit and prepared benchmark performance reports to the Executive Director. o Provides support to the Executive Director Development Services to support the development community and provide updates on the status of development related services. o Prepares communication to development customers and citizens on key initiatives. o Provides messaging support for Development Services Business Unit. o Communicates with commercial and residential interests in association with development and capital projects. o Participates in development meetings. o Supports the Executive Director in the biennium budget process. o Prepares City Council Agenda Items for submission. o Prepares quarterly and annual reports as needed to report on business unit performance metrics. • Performs administrative and production duties. (15%) o Prepares communication memoranda and reports for Development Services. o Performs editorial and quality control review on Development Services Communications. o Helps prepare presentation materials and graphics for Development Services sponsored meetings. o Supports Business Unit Departments with preparation of public communication materials. • Performs related duties. (10%) o Demonstrates punctual, regular, and reliable attendance. o Attends meetings, workshops, and training sessions. o Provides innovative solutions to enhance current processes and procedures and/or resolve workplace issues. o Performs other duties as assigned. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles, specific to governmental and fund accounting. • Knowledge of Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) regulations related to Community Development Block Grant regulatory and reporting requirements. • Knowledge of the Integrated Disbursement and Information System. • Knowledge of City Code and Zoning Ordinances • Knowledge of job-related software programs. • Skill in performing basic mathematical calculations such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and percentages. • Skill in critical thinking and basic financial analysis • Skill in use of Microsoft Office and related products to develop reports, graphics, and presentations. • Skill in creating accurate records and reports. • Skill in oral and written communication. • Ability to work cooperatively with others. • Ability to manage time and multitask. SUPERVISORY CONTROLS The Executive Director of Development Services assigns work in terms of very general instructions. The supervisor spot-checks completed work for compliance with procedures and the nature and propriety of the final results. GUIDELINES Guidelines include generally accepted accounting principles, HUD regulations, state and federal reporting requirements, City Code and City Zoning ordinances, City and department policies and procedures, and City of Auburn Core Values, Vision, and Mission statements. These guidelines require judgment, selection and interpretation in application. COMPLEXITY/SCOPE OF WORK • The work consists of varied financial management duties. Strict regulations and the need for accuracy contribute to the complexity of this position. • The purpose of this position is to provide financial management, reporting and record-keeping, and support for the Department, the Business Unit, and other Departments within the Business Unit. CONTACTS • Contacts are typically with co-workers, auditors, representatives of the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development, vendors, tenants, representatives of various industries, and members of the general public. • Contacts are typically to give or exchange information, resolve problems, provide services, motivate persons, and justify and negotiate matters. PHYSICAL DEMANDS/ WORK ENVIRONMEN T • The work is typically performed while sitting at a desk or table or while intermittently sitting, standing or stooping. The employee occasionally lifts light objects weighing less than 24 pounds. • The work is typically performed in an office. SUPERVISION EXERCISED None. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in a related field; and • 2 to 3 years of related experience; or • Any equivalent combination of education, experience, and training which provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the work.
City of Auburn, AL Auburn, Alabama, United States
Dec 16, 2021
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY This position is responsible for assisting the Traffic Systems Technician in the installation, repair and maintenance of traffic control systems. MAJOR DUTIES • Performs technical duties in the maintenance of traffic systems as directed by the Traffic Systems Technician. (65%) o Troubleshoots and performs installation, repair and maintenance of traffic signals. o Troubleshoots and performs installation, repair and maintenance of street lights. o Assists with the line location of traffic signal equipment. o Monitors contractors performing work on traffic signals. o Participates in on-call rotation for afterhours emergency requests (e.g. repair of traffic signals or signage). • Performs other technical maintenance and repair duties. (25%) o Assists with electrical service needs for City events. o Performs electrical and mechanical maintenance on City facilities. • Performs related duties. (10%) o Demonstrates punctual, regular and reliable attendance. o Attends meetings, workshops and training sessions. o Provides innovative solutions to enhance current processes and procedures and/or resolve workplace issues. o Performs other duties as assigned. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES • Knowledge of traffic signal operations and maintenance • Knowledge of street light operations and maintenance. • Knowledge of Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices, National Electric Code, and American Association of State Highway and Transportation regulations. • Skill in the operation of computers and job related software. • Skill in the repair and maintenance of electrical and mechanical systems. • Skill in the utilization of bucket truck and other related equipment and tools. • Skill in oral and written communication. • Ability to work both independently and cooperatively with a team. SUPERVISORY CONTROLS The Traffic Systems Technician assigns work in terms of somewhat general instructions, requiring the use of judgment. The supervisor spot-checks work as it is being accomplished for compliance with detailed and specific instructions, established procedures, and accuracy. GUIDELINES Guidelines include the National Electric Code, Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices , City and department policies and procedures, City of Auburn Core Values, City of Auburn Design and Construction Manual and Standards and Specifications, federal and state regulations and ADA guidelines. These guidelines are clear and specific while some may require judgment and interpretation in application. COMPLEXITY/SCOPE OF WORK • The work consists of related technical duties. Inclement weather, heavy traffic, and troubleshooting errors contribute to the complexity of the position. • The purpose of this position is to perform technical duties in the installation, maintenance and repair of traffic systems. Success in this position contributes to the safety and efficiency of City streets. CONTACTS • Contacts are typically with co-workers, contractors, vendors, and members of the general public. • Contacts are typically to give or exchange information, resolve problems, and provide services. PHYSICAL DEMANDS/ WORK ENVIRONMENT • The work is typically performed while standing, walking, bending, crouching, stooping, or sitting. The employee frequently lifts light objects weighing less than 24 pounds and heavy objects weighing 25 or more pounds, climbs ladders, uses tools or equipment requiring a high degree of dexterity, distinguishes between shades of color, and utilizes the sense of smell. • The work is typically performed in a stockroom or warehouse warehouse and outdoors, occasionally in cold or inclement weather. The employee may be exposed to noise, dust, dirt, grease, and machinery with moving parts. Work requires the use of protective devices such as masks, goggles, gloves, etc. SUPERVISION EXERCISED None. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS • Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with completion of specialized training in field of work, in addition to basic skills typically associated with a high school education. • Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position, usually associated with one to three years' experience. • Possession of or ability to obtain International Municipal Signal Association (IMSA) Level 1 Certification within one year of employment. • Possession of or ability to obtain a valid Alabama Class B Commercial Driver's license within six months of employment. • Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver's license for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.
City of Auburn, AL Auburn, Alabama, United States
Dec 11, 2021
Full Time
General Statement of Duties Plans, organizes and directs the operations and activities of the Public Works Department to accomplish city initiatives, goals and objectives; performs related work as required. Distinguishing Features of the Class The principal function of an employee in this class is to administer the Public Works functions within the City of Auburn. The work is performed under the direct supervision of the Public Services Executive Director but extensive leeway is granted for the exercise of independent judgement and initiative. Supervision is exercised over all Public Works personnel. An employee in this class performs the duties of other employees within the Public Works Department as required or as assigned by supervisory personnel. The nature of the work performed requires that an employee in this class establish and maintain effective working relationships with other Department and City employees, representatives of business and community organizations and the public. The principal duties of this class are performed in a general office environment and various work sites throughout the City. Examples of Essential Work (Illustrative Only) Promotes and demonstrates the practices of a High Performing Organization (e.g. providing opportunities for QII work, leadership at all levels and ensuring communication occurs across all levels of the division); Plans, organizes, directs, supervises and coordinates the operations of the City's Public Works Department; Provides effective, professional leadership, positioning the Public Works Department to meet the community's current and future infrastructure needs through appropriate technologies and services; Plans, organizes and directs the design, construction, operation and maintenance of public works programs, projects and activities; Manages department work, project and personnel activities of the Public Works Department; Directs the strategic planning, policy development and data collection and reporting activities of the department; Coordinates annual work program activities with other City departments including but not limited to the Engineering Services Department, Environmental Services Department, and Water Resource Management Department; Oversees the preparation and monitors the activities of the operational, capital improvement and capital equipment budgets of the department; Directs the development of plans, specifications and other working papers relating to proposed construction, maintenance and infrastructure improvement projects; Oversees the maintenance of City infrastructure including streets, sidewalks, stormwater and drainage facilities, landscape areas including medians and traffic islands, right-of-way vegetation; Oversees the maintenance and upkeep of assigned City buildings and grounds; Develops and delivers reports and presentations to the City Council and public groups concerning policies, projects and regulatory compliance issues; Explains specifications, negotiates contracts, and monitors the activities of contractors, involved in the department's street and related infrastructure improvement and maintenance projects; Reviews and analyzes methods, equipment used, and performance to find ways of increasing effectiveness, improving results, or effecting economies in construction and street maintenance activities; Coordinates with utility contractors performing work in public rights-of-way not associated with other capital projects to confirm work is performed and damaged areas are appropriately restored; Communicates with franchise utility companies concerning operation and maintenance of their assets in public right-of-way; Develops and prepares City policy and ordinance revisions relating to public work activities for Council consideration; Monitors program and project specifications and develops departmental budgeting recommendations for the City Council; Inspects projects and problematic situations to determine what work is needed and how it best may be accomplished; Responds to emergency situations and coordinates with the City Manager, Deputy Director Public Safety-Emergency Management and Communication and department directors to respond to weather related and other natural and man-made disasters; Directs record keeping and supervises the preparation of necessary reports; Researches and responds to public inquiries concerning department activities and policies; Coordinates department response to development issues and their impact on public works projects; Serves as department spokesperson and coordinates with the Public Affairs Director to communicate information to the public; Provides expert testimony in connection with legal actions involving City business and public works operations; Provides needed information and demonstrations concerning how to perform certain work tasks to new employees in the same or similar class of positions; Keeps immediate supervisor and designated others fully and accurately informed concerning work progress, including present and potential work problems and suggestions for new or improved ways of addressing such problems; Attends meetings, conferences, workshops and training sessions and reviews publications and audio-visual materials to become and remain current on the principles, practices and new developments in assigned work areas; Responds to citizens' questions and comments in a courteous and timely manner; Communicates and coordinates regularly with appropriate others to maximize the effectiveness and efficiency of interdepartmental operations and activities; Performs other related duties as assigned. Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Comprehensive knowledge of the principles and practices of public works program management, including strategic planning, budgeting, contract management and personnel administration; Comprehensive knowledge of City and departmental policies and procedures; Comprehensive knowledge of the construction, maintenance and repair of public infrastructure; Comprehensive knowledge of Public Works Bid Law and associated purchasing procedures for procurement of goods and services; Ability to train, assign, motivate, supervise and evaluate the work of others; Ability to plan, organize and manage public works projects including maintenance and repair of drainage, roadway, sidewalk, lighting and related public infrastructure systems; Ability to exercise mature judgment in anticipating and solving unprecedented problems, determining program objectives and requirements, organizing programs and projects, and developing standards and guidelines for diverse public works activities; Ability to communicate well with others, both orally and in writing, using both technical and non-technical language; Ability to understand and follow oral and/or written policies, procedures and instructions; Ability to prepare and present accurate and reliable reports containing findings and recommendations; Ability to operate or quickly learn to operate a personal computer using standard or customized software applications appropriate to assigned tasks; Ability to use logical and creative thought processes to develop solutions according to written specifications and/or oral instructions; Ability to perform a wide variety of duties and responsibilities with accuracy and speed under the pressure of time-sensitive deadlines; Ability and willingness to quickly learn and put to use new skills and knowledge brought about by rapidly changing information and/or technology; Ability to work cooperatively with others; Integrity, ingenuity and inventiveness in the performance of assigned tasks. Acceptable Experience and Training Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in Public Administration, Business Management, Building Science, Community Planning, Civil Engineering or related field; and Considerable related public works experience with some supervisory role; or Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the work. Required Special Qualifications Establish residence within the corporate boundaries of the City of Auburn within 6 months of employment, and thereafter to maintain residence within the corporate boundaries of the City of Auburn. Possession of a valid driver's license for the type of vehicle or equipment operated. Essential Physical Abilities Sufficient clarity of speech and hearing or other communication capabilities, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to communicate effectively; Sufficient vision or other powers of observation, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to review type written documents in both electronic and hardcopy form; Sufficient manual dexterity with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to operate a personal computer and related office equipment; Sufficient personal mobility and physical reflexes, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to function in the general office environment and various work sites throughout the City.