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Part-Time Administrative Clerk (25 hrs/week)

DEPARTMENT: Inspection

POSITION TITLE: Part-Time Administrative Clerk (25 hrs/week)

CLASSIFICATION LEVEL:: 7

SALARY RANGE: $18.14

QUALIFICATIONS: An applicant for this position must have graduated from high school or earned a graduate equivalent diploma (GED), including or supplemented by courses in commercial subjects, typing; and passing proficiency in at least one industry standard Microsoft Word and Excel processing software application or an equivalent combination of training and experience. A working knowledge of American business, English and arithmetic is preferred, and applicants must have at least five years of clerical experience which involved interacting with the public to disseminate information.

DUTIES/RESPONSIBLITIES:   Performs administrative and clerical work of moderate difficulty involving filing, and assisting the public with inquiries, complaints, and problem resolution.  An individual may be required to compile information form a variety of sources and prepare reports, track documents, and research answers to questions related to the area of assignment.

EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  1. Answers the telephone and interacts with the public to respond to inquiries by giving information about schedules, events, policies, guidelines, procedures, or the status of departmental activities.  Answers emergency and on-emergency calls from the public, transfers calls or directs calls to other city departments.  Schedules appointments for inspectors using Microsoft Outlook.
  2. Processes permits; verifies deposit reports; disperses reports and files office copies and performs other tasks necessary to close permits.  Updates information into the Assessing computer system.
  3. Establishes and maintains alphabetic and numerical files so that documents can be filed and retrieved in an orderly fashion.
  4. Enters and retrieves information from a computer in order to perform research, update records, process transactions, or respond to requests for information.  Formats, prepares and distributes computer reports and computer files.
  5. Complies information from a variety of available sources in order to complete required routine reports concerning the department's operations, productivity, revenue, etc.
  6. Logs, tracks, and maintains records on department or unit activities.
  7. Processes and distributes departmental mail and collects money in all assigned departments.
  8. Performs related work as required as well as other duties as may be assigned from time to time by the supervisor.
  • SCOPE OF EXAMINATION:
    Competitive Examination which includes a personal interview
    Finalist must complete pre-employment screening, drug testing & background check.


    APPLY TO:

    Dianna Fogarty
    Human Resources Director
    City of Portsmouth
    1 Junkins Avenue
    Portsmouth, NH 03801

    (603) 610 - 7270

    Click Here to apply by email or Click Here to download an application form


    Please include which position you are applying for.

    The City of Portsmouth is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    DATE POSTEDJuly 30, 2015  

    CLOSING DATE: August 13, 2015

     


    Utility Mechanic – Facilities

    DEPARTMENT: Public Works

    POSITION TITLE: Utility Mechanic – Facilities

    CLASSIFICATION LEVEL:: 7

    SALARY RANGE: $18.73-$20.62

    QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants must have graduated from high school or earned a GED. Must have working knowledge of one or more trades and not less than three years experience in construction or maintenance work. Must possess or obtain within 6 months, a valid commercial driver's license, class B, and have no offenses which would prohibit or restrict insurability by any insurance carrier providing coverage to the City. Additional licensing or certifications may be required.

    DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:    The purpose of this position is to maintain, repair and construct City buildings and properties, requiring the application of specialized skills such as; carpentry, plumbing, electricity, masonry, automotive, painting, and other general trades and performing skilled and semi-skilled work as required. Employees in this position are expected to understand project or task objectives, identify and execute the appropriate tasks, use tools correctly and to successfully complete assigned work with minimal instruction. This position may involve the supervision of others and requires the use of good judgement.

    • 1. Performs maintenance and repair work on municipal buildings such as repairing roofs, steps, fences, doors; maintaining and repairing plumbing and heating systems; painting interior and exterior surfaces.  Reads instructions, plans and specifications.
    • 2. Performs all types of maintenance and repair work for which the individual is trained.
    • 3.  Maintains and repairs damaged or inoperative parking meters, water meters, hydrants and valves.  Flushes and cleans water or sewer mains or piping, swimming pool filter systems, chlorination devices and pumps.  Appropriately adjusts regulating equipment.
    • 4.  Repairs and maintains a variety of tractors, lawn mowers, rototillers and other small motor or engine driven equipment.  May perform minor automotive mechanic work on small and large trucks and other vehicles.  Welds, fabricates and performs body work incidental to these functions.
    • 5.  Repairs and maintains outdoor and enclosed facilities such as playing fields, playgrounds, ice rinks and picnic areas.  Cuts and grooms grassed areas.  Spreads, rolls and seeds loam.  Shapes and maintains sports or play areas.  Floods ice rinks and controls snow and ice.  Operates heavy equipment as required.
    • 6.  Lays cement sidewalks, floors, brickwork, manholes, catch basins and stone work.  Plasters and lays block. Maintains traffic control devices such as pavement striping, signs and replacing light bulbs in signals.  Performs street and parking garage repairs
    • 7.  Is subject to call out to respond to emergencies after normal working hours.

      SCOPE OF EXAMINATION:
      Competitive Examination which includes a personal interview
      Finalist must complete pre-employment screening, drug testing & background check.


      APPLY TO:

      Dianna Fogarty
      Human Resources Director
      City of Portsmouth
      1 Junkins Avenue
      Portsmouth, NH 03801

      (603) 610 - 7270

      Click Here to apply by email or Click Here to download an application form


      Please include which position you are applying for.

      The City of Portsmouth is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

      DATE POSTEDJuly 8, 2015  

      CLOSING DATE: July 22th, 2015

       


     

    Sanitation Laborer

    DEPARTMENT: Public Works

    POSITION TITLE: Sanitation Laborer

    CLASSIFICATION LEVEL: 6

    SALARY RANGE: $17.84 - $19.65

    QUALIFICATIONS:Applicants for this position must have graduated from high school or earned a graduate equivalent diploma (GED), must possess or obtain within 6 months, a valid Class B commercial driver's license, a working knowledge of how to care for, operate and use refuse collection equipment and associated hand tools and have not less than six months successful work experience.

    DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:    The purposes of this position are to pick up and otherwise clear refuse, garbage, vegetation and other debris in all weather conditions from curbs and roadsides and leave collection areas generally clean.  Other seasonal clearing and cleaning operations are also performed.  The work involves constant safety awareness, the ability to recognize and take appropriate actions regarding hazardous materials and to use hand tools. Performance is subject to review according to the City's personnel plan through observation, reports and the results achieved. 

    SCOPE OF EXAMINATION:
    Competitive Examination which includes a personal interview
    Finalist must complete pre-employment screening, drug testing & background check.


    APPLY TO:

    Dianna Fogarty
    Human Resources Director
    City of Portsmouth
    1 Junkins Avenue
    Portsmouth, NH 03801

    (603) 610 - 7270

    Click Here to apply by email or Click Here to download an application form


    Please include which position you are applying for.

    The City of Portsmouth is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    DATE POSTEDJuly 23, 2015  

    CLOSING DATE: Until Filled


     

    Part-time Parking Enforcement Officer (20-25 Hours a Week)

    DEPARTMENT: Public Works-Parking & Transportation

    POSITION TITLE: Part-time Parking Enforcement Officer (20-25 Hours a Week)

     

    SALARY RANGE: $14.38 an hour

    QUALIFICATIONS:Applicants for this position must have a high school diploma or certificate of equivalency; and be able to demonstrate the ability to proficiently operate hand held computer ticketing machines at the conclusion of the probationary period.

    DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:     Work is performed outside in all types of weather and is primarily of a physical nature, requiring the ability to walk and be on one's feet for up to 4 hours and to place a restrictive "boot" on vehicle wheels.  Working Hours will fall between 9:00am-7:00pm Monday-Saturday, and 12:00pm-7:00pm Sundays. 

    SCOPE OF EXAMINATION:
    Competitive Examination which includes a personal interview
    Finalist must complete pre-employment screening, drug testing & background check.


    APPLY TO:

    Dianna Fogarty
    Human Resources Director
    City of Portsmouth
    1 Junkins Avenue
    Portsmouth, NH 03801

    (603) 610 - 7270

    Click Here to apply by email or Click Here to download an application form


    Please include which position you are applying for.

    The City of Portsmouth is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    DATE POSTEDJune 10, 2015  

    CLOSING DATE: Until Filled

     


    Summer Laborer

    DEPARTMENT: Public Works

    POSITION TITLE:Summer Laborer


    SALARY RANGE: $10.00

    DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES/QUALIFICATIONS:                  
    Full-time seasonal laborers for the Public Works Department to perform routine indoor/outdoor maintenance/construction work.  Operates vehicles, services, cleans vehicles/equipment.  Finalist applicants must complete drug testing. Portsmouth resident preferred.  EOE

    SCOPE OF EXAMINATION:
    Competitive Examination which includes a personal interview
    Finalist must complete pre-employment screening, drug testing & background check.


    APPLY TO:

    Dianna Fogarty
    Human Resources Director
    City of Portsmouth
    1 Junkins Avenue
    Portsmouth, NH 03801

    (603) 610 - 7270

    Click Here to apply by email or Click Here to download an application form


    Please include which position you are applying for.

    The City of Portsmouth is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    DATE POSTEDJune 10, 2015

    CLOSING DATE: Until Filled