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Library Assistant II, Youth Services (20 hours per week)

DEPARTMENT: Library

POSITION TITLE: Library Assistant II, Youth Services (20 hours per week)

CLASSIFICATION LEVEL:4

SALARY RANGE:$16.33

 

QUALIFICATIONS:Candidates must have graduated from high school or have earned a graduate equivalent diploma (GED) and must have a demonstrated interest in library or related customer service work. An incumbent in this position consistently demonstrates a working knowledge about issues related to child development, of the principles and practices in one or more areas within the library and the use of information technology in assigned functions.  The incumbent will also have ability to provide assistance in locating relevant print, media and other materials to meet the intellectual, business, academic, cultural, and entertainment needs of customers.

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:The purposes of this position is to perform library support services in one of more of the following departments: circulation, children's, reference and special collections, and technical services.

  1. Utilize the library’s integrated library system software, especially the circulation module, to answer patron questions, update records, place holds for items and more
  2. Assist patrons with finding reading and other library materials. Make recommendations within the collection.
  3. Assist patrons with using the library’s online catalogs as well as the use of technology tools including; public computers, self-check stations, printers, iPads and more.
  4. Creates dynamic, interesting, eye-catching, timely displays and assists with collection maintenance including weeding, keeping collections and displays neat, clean and well organized.
  5. Answer phone calls and respond to patron inquiries, operates and helps maintain office equipment and performs clerical work.
  6. Enter and edit records in the library’s calendar and room management software, EventKeeper
  7. Lead programs such as story times, after school workshops and book discussions as well as participates in outreach activities
  8. Creates timely material lists, maintain booklist files, and Contributes to the department’s social media efforts
  9. Assists with coordination of exhibits, training of library pages, as well as the development of program ideas and program implementation, and updating Youth Services web pages
  10. Maintains the Child & Family section of the library’s community bulletin board
  11. Performs other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned by the employee's 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 POSTED08/18/2016      CLOSING DATE: Until Filled


 

Library Assistant I, Public Services (10 weekend hours per week)

DEPARTMENT: Library

POSITION TITLE: Library Assistant I, Public Services (10 weekend hours per week)

CLASSIFICATION LEVEL:2

SALARY RANGE:$14.84

 

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:The Library Assistant I performs a range of departmental tasks and provides a range of library services to patrons in the Circulation area of the library. This position is vital in creating a welcoming, warm and respectful environment and is almost entirely a customer-facing position.
Using the library’s integrated system software, the LAI checks in and out library materials, registers new patrons and renews records, answers patron questions, places holds for items and more; assists patrons with the use of technology tools including public computers, self-check stations, the library website and copier; assists patrons in locating relevant print and other materials to meet their needs; assists with collection maintenance including keeping collections and displays neat, clean and well organized; keep usage statistics on a daily basis;  implements library policies, rules and procedures and assists in their evaluation for effectiveness, efficiency and contribution to customer service; answer phone calls.

QUALIFICATIONS:Evidence of ability to provide a high level of service to customers. Ability to communicate effectively with a wide variety of people including good listening skills. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships and communications with customers, co-workers, employees in other municipal departments and City officials. Demonstrated commitment to ongoing skills development and the judgment and public relations skills to deal appropriately with people. Candidates should have a proficiency using a variety of information technology tools; knowledge of Windows operating systems and basic information troubleshooting techniques. Familiarity with social media and handheld devices is a plus.


Candidates must have graduated from high school or have earned a graduate equivalent diploma (GED) and must have a demonstrated interest in library or related customer service work.  They should have familiarity with office productivity software and a demonstrated ability to use computers, the Internet, and some mobile technologies.

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 POSTED07/11/2016      CLOSING DATE: Until Filled


 

Accreditation Manager

DEPARTMENT: Police

POSITION TITLE: Accreditation Manager

CLASSIFICATION LEVEL:13

SALARY RANGE:$52,154-$63,231 (Starting Pay is $52,154)

QUALIFICATIONS: A candidate for this position must have at least an Associate’s Degree, a Bachelor’s or higher is preferred.  Experience in the use of office computers and other office equipment, supplemented by training in basic office procedures, and two years of clerical experience or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

Position oversees the Law Enforcement Accreditation process for the Police Department; liaisons with the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) and the Northern New England Police Accreditation Coalition (NNEPAC); assists staff in resolving quality assurance and accreditation non-compliance issues and findings; monitors measures to meet CALEA Standards; completes, updates and submits required reports, documents and forms pursuant to applicable accreditation regulations: assists in updating Department policies and procedures to meet and maintain accreditation standards; maintains electronic standards files for primary and secondary proofs of compliance; and assists in preparing the Department for accreditation/re-accreditation. Completes other duties under the Professional Standards umbrella.

  1. Administers the accreditation process for the Police Department.
  2. Maintains Department accreditation documents.
  3. Receives assignments and sets work priorities.
  4. Coordinates accreditation tasks to meet deadlines.
  5. Coordinates accreditation projects as assigned by the Professional Standards Division Lieutenant.
  6. Attends and participate in accreditation meetings, which frequently take place outside of Portsmouth.
  7. Attends annual CALEA training conference and other related trainings as directed.
  8. Provides accreditation related training and briefings to department personnel as directed.
  9. Attends various staff meetings as directed.
  10. Coordinates onsite accreditation inspections and make appropriate recommendations.
  11. Maintains working knowledge of federal, state, and local laws as they apply to the accreditation process.
  12. Gathers, compiles, and analyzes accreditation statistics for reporting purposes.
  13. Other data entry in the Professional Standards Division as needed.
  14. Performs other duties as assigned 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 POSTED07/08/2016      CLOSING DATE: Until Filled

 


 

Parking Attendant 25 Hours a week Weekends and Nights mandatory

DEPARTMENT: Public Works-Parking and Transportation

POSITION TITLE: Parking Attendant 25 Hours a week Weekends and Nights mandatory

CLASSIFICATION LEVEL: 1

SALARY RANGE:$12.74 an hour

QUALIFICATIONS:Applicants for this position must have graduated from high school or have a graduate equivalent diploma (GED), previous work experience which demonstrates the ability to work in a positive manner with customers, have a valid drivers license, and have no offenses which would prohibit or restrict bonding by any carrier or agent providing coverage to the City. Weekends and nights mandatory.

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

Loads ticket dispensing machines. Maintains ticket control records. Checks parking control equipment for proper operation, and advises supervisor of required maintenance. Maintains a working knowledge of booth equipment, ticket spitters, gates and parking garage software. Calculates parking duration and the appropriate parking fee. Receives cash payments and provides the proper change due. Verifies parking permit validity. Performs fee collection daily cash proofs as required. Inspects the assigned facility for parking space availability, proper vehicle parking, and general cleanliness. Looks for inappropriate customer behavior or other suspicious activity and reports same to the police according to proscribed procedures. Posts and otherwise directs customers to the closest available parking. Removes and appropriately disposes of trash and debris. Observes, corrects, and reports problems experienced by customers in their use of the parking facility. Cleans and performs light maintenance to parking attendant booths, storage and common service areas including light bulb replacements, incidental painting, sweeping, shoveling snow from entrances and walkways, and applying deicing chemicals. Advises supervisor of other required facility maintenance e.g., elevator repairs, surface repairs, potential hazards, space striping, and refurbishing stairwells, waiting areas, etc. Provides directions to customers, when asked and if known, of other parking availability, to commercial establishments, to tourist attractions, and the proper procedures for paying parking fines or how to appeal citations. Is the lead attendant responsible for all cashier functions in the absence of the Parking Garage Supervisor. Assists the Parking Garage Supervisor in training new employees. Performs other duties as may be assigned.

 

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 POSTED06/10/2016      

 


 

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 POSTED05/25/2016      

 


 

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 POSTED04/25/2016

 


Communications Manager

DEPARTMENT:Police

POSITION TITLE: Communications Manager

SALARY RANGE: $63,277-$76,741

QUALIFICATIONS: A candidate for this position should have a Bachelor's Degree or equivalent related experience in Electronics, Computer Science, Communications or related field, and five (5) years of police and fire dispatch experience, with at least one (1) year as a supervisor.  Should have proficiency in various operating systems. Experience with radio communications, telephone equipment, computer servers, networks and other technical products.  Valid Driver's License NH SPOTS certification, FBI CJIS certification as an operator, TAC, and NCIC/SPOTS certification. Ability to pass a department background check.

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:   Position provides supervisory, technical, and administrative work in the coordination, operation, and maintenance of a Police, Fire, and EMS Communications Center; supervises, trains, and schedules dispatchers and IT personnel; coordinates and ensures for the accuracy of Computer Aided Dispatching (CAD) and overall IMC systems; operates and maintains all equipment supporting the Communications Center and other electronic information systems.

  1. Supervises the daily operation, coordination, maintenance, and repair of the Police Communications Center and IT Systems as directed by the Chief of Police.  These Functions include routine installations of computer version/upgrades onto the servers and work stations.
  2. Provides direct supervision of all Communications Division and Information Technology personnel including scheduling, training, and compliance with rules, regulations, and standard operating procedures. If necessary, performs the function of Public Safety Dispatcher for Police and Fire.
  3. Coordinates the Center's response to disaster or emergencies of a complex and critical nature through direct supervision of work activity.
  4. Maintains the accuracy and integrity of the Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) program database.  Maintains the geographical database, design unit response areas, and codes. Designs and runs Computer Aided Dispatch reports providing analysis of the CAD files as requested by Department personnel and outside sources.  Audits dispatch logs for accuracy.
  5. Operates and oversees the maintenance and proper operation of the department IT infrastructure such as, servers, interfaces, LANs, WANs, and MANs. This includes but not limited to the upgrades, builds, installs and proper troubleshooting/analysis of computerized systems for potential failures. Install and configure hardware.
  6. Develop department policy and procedures in regards to communications and information technology. Ensure that existing department policies and procedures with respect to communications and information technology are complete and timely.
  7. Make copies of audio and video logging recordings as required for evidence, court, and internal needs.
  8. Assists Personnel and Training Division in the hiring process of new Dispatchers.  Assists with the investigation complaints and infractions of rules, regulations, and policies.
  9. Develop, operate and maintain the department's Records Management and  Computer Aided Dispatch programs, administer system operations, including protecting systems from catastrophic failure; develop and implement security; obtaining, installing and maintaining applications and their upgrade; performing backups, restorations and rebuilds, and providing user orientation training.
  10. Able to respond to emergencies after normal business hours and on weekends.


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 POSTED02/18/2016