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Public Works –Truck Driver I – Sewer

DEPARTMENT: Public Works

POSITION TITLE: Truck Driver I – Sewer

CLASSIFICATION LEVEL: 6

SALARY RANGE:$18.65-$20.54

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Exp in varied GVW 10 and 6 wheel dump and flatbed trucks. Must have HS diploma or GED, strong knowledge of how to care for/ operate/use trucks, and have not less than 3 yrs exp in construction or maintenance work.  Must possess valid commercial drivers license, Class B, and have no offenses.  Must have current Solid Waste Operator Certificate or ability to acquire and maintain certification within 12 months of hire date.  Add’l licensing or certifications may be required.

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:     

   
The purposes of this position are to include assignments such as recycling collection, snow and ice control operations, street cleaning, other seasonal clearing and cleaning operations and maintenance, improving traffic and pedestrian access and sight distances; grounds maintenance, loading, transporting and implementing job and work safety procedures.  Regularly operates varied GVW recycling truck, dump and flatbed trucks.  Assures a generally clean appearance of curb and roadsides during recycle collection operations.  Assists with customer education in proper recycling methods.  Operates on an emergency and seasonal basis trucks and equipment for winter snow and ice removal and control and other seasonal clean up operations.  When not operating a truck, this position performs various semi-skilled tasks essential to public works and utility operations using a wide variety of power, pneumatic and hand tools.  Is subject to call out to respond to emergencies after normal working hours Competitive Examination which includes a personal interview
Finalist must complete pre-employment screening, drug testing & background check.


APPLY TO:

City of Portsmouth
Human Resources Office
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 POSTED: August 11, 2017     CLOSING DATE: Until Filled


 

Public Works – Wastewater Plant Operator I

DEPARTMENT: Public Works-Parking and Transportation

POSITION TITLE: Wastewater Plant Operator I

CLASSIFICATION LEVEL: 8

SALARY RANGE:$20.54 to $22.62 an hour

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Applicants must have graduated from high school or earned a GED.  Advanced training in wastewater treatment plant operations, pumps, motors or other skilled trade is desirable.  Must have three years of experience in the maintenance and repair of machinery and equipment, and the operation and maintenance of a wastewater treatment plant, one year of formal training in wastewater treatment, and a valid Grade II NH wastewater treatment plant license or the ability to acquire appropriate licensing within 18 months from the date of original appointment.  Must possess a valid commercial drivers license, class B with Tanker Endorsement and Airbrakes within 12 months, and have no offenses which would prohibit or restrict insurability by any insurance carrier providing coverage to the City

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:        

  1. Assist in the operation and maintenance of wastewater treatment plants, machinery and equipment according to approved performance standards for which the operating unit is responsible.
  2. Treat wastewater, cleaning and maintaining treatment plant facilities, wells, pumping stations and equipment, and tanks.
  3. Perform preventative maintenance and repair work.
  4. Performs routine laboratory analysis for control of treatment process.
  5. Operates the wastewater treatment and pumping stations using the SCADA system.
  6. Performs such other duties as may be assigned.
Competitive Examination which includes a personal interview
Finalist must complete pre-employment screening, drug testing & background check.


APPLY TO:

City of Portsmouth
Human Resources Office
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 POSTED: August 9, 2017     CLOSING DATE: Until Filled


 

Public Works - Crossing Guard

DEPARTMENT: Public Works

POSITION TITLE: Crossing Guard

SALARY:$25 a crossing

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

Work is performed outside in all types of weather and is primarily of a physical nature.  In addition to crossing students, some locations may require traffic control as well.   Training, traffic control devices and protective clothing are provided by the city.  Working hours are flexible and fall between 8 and 8:30 am and between 2:35 to 3:55 pm, Monday through Friday.  Typical shifts last between 20 and 35 minutes in the morning and 15 to 25 minutes in the afternoon depending on the crossing.  Current crossing guards work between two and five crossings per day. 

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


APPLY TO:

City of Portsmouth
Human Resources Office
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 POSTED: August 9,2017     CLOSING DATE: Until Filled


 

Part-Time Parking Attendant/Security Guard (21 hours a week)

DEPARTMENT: Public Works-Parking and Transportation

POSITION TITLE: Part-Time Parking Attendant/Security Guard (21 hours a week)

CLASSIFICATION LEVEL: 2

SALARY RANGE:$14.96

 

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 driver’s license, and have no offenses which would prohibit or restrict bonding by any carrier or agent providing coverage to the City.

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

Working Hours will be 7pm-3am Wednesday, 1pm-6pm Friday, 3pm-10pm Sunday.

  1. Loads ticket dispensing machines. Maintains ticket control records. Checks machines for proper operation, and advises his/her supervisor of required maintenance, assists patrons in the use of machine.
     
  2. Calculates parking duration and the appropriate parking fee.  Receives cash payments.  Calculates and provides the proper change due.  Verifies parking permit validity.  Performs fee collection daily cash proofs as required.
  3. 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, appropriately corrects, and reports problems experienced by customers in their use of the parking facility.
  4. 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 his/her supervisor of other required facility maintenance e.g., elevator repairs, surface repairs, potential hazards, space striping, and refurbishing stairwells, waiting areas, etc.
  5. Performs security patrols by circulating around the garage either using city vehicle and/or on foot to preserve order and protect property.
  6. Provide any needed assistance to customers, employees, visitor or the public.
  7. Write reports of daily activities and irregularities, such as property damage, theft, personal injury, issues involving police involvement or unusual occurrences.
  8. Enforce city’s policies and procedures and warns person of rule infractions or violations.
  9. Protect city’s property and staff by maintaining a safe and secure environment.
  10. Notify police of the need for their service.

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


APPLY TO:

City of Portsmouth
Human Resources Office
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 28, 2017     CLOSING DATE: Until Filled


 

Librarian I – Youth Services Department

DEPARTMENT: Library

POSITION TITLE: Librarian I – Youth Services Department

CLASSIFICATION LEVEL: 9

SALARY RANGE:$41,322-$50,123

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Candidates must possess a Master’s Degree in Library Science and/or an equivalent combination of education and relevant library experience. Candidates must also have advanced knowledge of the principles and practices of professional library services to children, teens and caregivers; a solid foundation in theories of infant, child and adolescent learning and development and their implications for library service; and knowledge and appreciation of children's and teen literature.

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Participates in numerous aspects of youth and teen services such as, but not limited to: reference, readers’ advisory, outreach visits, grant writing, donation requests, budget allocation, promotion and advertising, establishing community liaisons, attending professional workshops, training of new staff, staying current in library services, implementing new ideas, among other responsibilities.
  2. Participates in materials selection and maintenance of youth and teen information resources, cultural materials, supplies and other collections.
  3. Directs students to academic research sources and delivers other customer reference services.
  4. Acts as a liaison to schools and other civic organizations serving youth and teens to actively promote library services.
  5. Participates in departmental social media efforts
  6. Participates in planning and implementation of library programs
  7. Assists with library outreach activities.
  8. Assists in promoting library services by creating displays and other publicity.
  9. Performs such other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned

 
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:

City of Portsmouth
Human Resources Office
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 24, 2017     CLOSING DATE: Until Filled

 

 


Tax Collections Clerk

DEPARTMENT: Tax

POSITION TITLE: Collections Clerk

CLASSIFICATION LEVEL: 5

SALARY RANGE:$34,087-$41,322

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

An applicant for this position must have graduated from high school, or earned a graduate equivalent diploma (GED), and taken supplemental or additional training in bookkeeping and commercial subjects. Must have strong communications and interpersonal skills, computer experience and state certification for collections is required within 1 year of hire. One or more years of experience in bookkeeping or related clerical work is required or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: The purpose of this position is to perform responsible bookkeeping and clerical work under supervision, collecting most City revenues and applying interest and/or other late payment charges as appropriate i. e., property taxes, utility receipts, motor vehicle registrations, etc.  A collections clerk will assist in other related tasks to provide for the orderly functioning of the office.  The work involves recurring contact with customers, other employees, officials and agencies.  This work is subject to review according to the City's personnel plan through observation, reports and the results achieved.

Essential Job Functions

  1. Collects, receives, examines, verifies as to proper form and content, processes, records, posts and reconciles as appropriate all payment types, current and outstanding, to the City e.g., property taxes, motor vehicle registrations, parking violations, water and sewer revenues, interest and penalties.   Prepares duplicate bills and issues receipts as needed.
  2. Answers in-person, telephone and written inquiries, service requests and complaints from customers in a helpful, courteous and efficient manner.  Ascertains the nature of the inquiry, service request or complaint and answers appropriately. Those customers requiring assistance beyond the individual's knowledge or experience or who persist in being unpleasant are referred to the appropriate responsible person.
  3. Answers questions requiring knowledge of state laws, ordinances, rules and regulations and office procedures.
  4. Opens and processes mail.
  5. Posts payments, statements and lists to various computer based or hard copy ledgers, registers, journals and reports.


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


    APPLY TO:

    City of Portsmouth
    Human Resources Office
    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 24, 2017     CLOSING DATE: Until Filled

     

     


    Public Works

    DEPARTMENT: Public Works

    POSITION TITLE: SCADA Process Control Technician

    CLASSIFICATION LEVEL: 12

    SALARY RANGE:$51,925-$66,007

     

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    Graduation from an accredited college or university with an Associate’s Degree in Process and Automation Control Systems or related degree. Five years’ experience involving Industrial Process Control Systems or Five years’ experience involving Industrial Electrical Power systems or any equivalent combination of education, experience and training which provides the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the work. Candidate should have a valid New Hampshire driver’s license.

    DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: Ability to create SCADA network health reports, build/modify SCADA screens, check PLCs for functionality, calibrate flow measuring and water quality monitoring equipment, and PLC programming. Experience with Intellution I-Fix software preferred. Electrical duties include installation, maintenance, troubleshoot, repair, and upgrade LAN network, telemetry system to off-site facilities, VFDs, 4-20 control systems, and electrical systems and motors.

    Essential Job Functions

    1. Assist SCADA Manager with administration of security, password, and other functions to maintain the integrity of existing and future SCADA systems, including but not limited to: Perform file management, data backup and system restores, perform PLC ladder logic, function-block and related programming for both existing and new control systems, implement mobile technologies for operating and management staff, as well as develop and track maintenance programs for SCADA, monitoring, metering and related equipment - documenting various work activities including maintenance, calibration data, changes to existing systems and proposed designs.
    2. Installation, calibration and maintenance of on-line monitoring and metering equipment. Train staff to assist with maintenance tasks.
    3. Flow testing and maintenance of master meters.
    4. Assist operational staff in tracking and operating treatment control systems.
    5. Update and track software upgrades necessary to keep systems operating optimally. Apply firmware updates, hardware drivers, software patches, service packs, and other similar solutions when deemed necessary.
    6. Assist in the development of Standard Operating Procedures and staff training related to SCADA and related equipment. Hold training sessions for groups and individuals.
    7. Inspects and tests equipment to identify causes of problems and ensures proper operations.
    8. Determines parts needed to make repairs. Prepares purchase order requests for such parts. Maintains the inventory of those parts deemed vital to facility operations.
    9. Performs technical tasks to troubleshoot various systems including wiring, mechanical and electrical equipment, and related systems.
    10. Maintains job-related files, records of drawings, maintenance records and other facility documentation.
    11. Utilizes word processing, spreadsheet, database (the City has VueWorks and GIS systems in place currently), and presentation software to enter, retrieve, review or modify data; verifies accuracy of entered data and makes corrections where applicable.
    12. Responds to after hour calls or to emergency situations; participates in emergency preparations for storm, hurricane, and/or security operation.
    13. Attends industry based training upon approval and stays up to date on the latest industrial automation trends.
    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:

    City of Portsmouth
    Human Resources Office
    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 13, 2017     CLOSING DATE: Until Filled

     

     


     

    Facilities Engineer

    DEPARTMENT: Public Works

    POSITION TITLE: Facilities Engineer

    CLASSIFICATION LEVEL:21

    SALARY RANGE:$79,904-$96,932

     

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    A candidate for this position should have a Bachelor’s Degree in mechanical or electrical engineering, and Professional Engineer (P.E.) registration preferred and five (5) years of related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience. A wide and diverse range of experience is required, including knowledge/background in mechanical, electrical, chemical, civil, structural etc. Must be highly knowledgeable in building systems to include, HVAC, boilers, furnaces, plumbing and electrical systems, energy conservation and fire protection. Experience in system and project design, specification preparation and review, project scheduling, and project cost estimating is helpful.

     

    DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

    1. Planning, budgeting, organizing, scheduling and control of all city and school building space, and remodeling/repairs.
    2. Analyzes all physical plant and building services expenditures.  Constantly looks for opportunities to reduce costs while maintaining or improving service levels.
    3. Responsible for facilities assessments with regard to all engineering disciplines, civil structural, mechanical, electrical, architectural and controls and will define, work orders, small projects and large projects to address deficiencies found.
    4. Inspects existing facilities to ascertain their condition and prepares reports depicting the condition, deficiencies observed, designs necessary for repairs, and estimated cost of repairs.
    5. Develop and implement Energy Management Program, audit and initiate projects to reduce Energy Consumption.
    6. Conducts health and safety surveys of structures and maintains associated equipment.
    7. Assist in the bidding process and participate in the review and recommendation of award of construction contracts, monitor the progress and performance of project, resolves schedule and budget issues, review and make recommendations regarding approval of construction contract progress payments, change orders and project scope changes, participate in final inspections, ensure all deficiencies are remedied.
    8. Examines and approves engineering and architectural drawings and design computations for public buildings to ensure compliance with sound engineering practices and established standards, codes and regulations.
    9. Estimates cost of projects, writes contracts and specifications for labor, materials and equipment for construction projects, and secures bids from contractors.
    10. Prepare projects and develop annual capital and overhead budgets.
    11. Develop budgets and timelines for assigned projects.
    12. Responsible for the design and implementation of capital and maintenance projects assigned for the facilities operation.
    13. Develop troubleshooting methods and direct operation of facility equipment and utilities.
    14. Develops and maintains a master plan for all facilities and for space planning; and prepare and deliver presentations to all levels of management on the best way to renovate, reuse and manage exiting and/or new space
    15. Responsible for the heating systems, electrical back-up systems, elevator systems, and mechanical equipment.
    16. Formulates and implements preventative maintenance programs for utility systems, equipment and building maintenance.
    17. Maintains accurate records with regard to annual inspection of equipment and general preventative maintenance.
    18. Develops and implements policies and procedures for preventative maintenance, emergency maintenance, and repair of public buildings and systems as needed to provide for the efficient operation of facilities at all times.
    19. Prepares bid information and obtains quotes for various construction projects; develops and plans long‑range maintenance issues for budgeting purposes; prepares all costs related to projects; schedules and inspects construction work conducted by contractors and city employees.
    20. 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:

    City of Portsmouth
    Human Resources Office
    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 5, 2017     CLOSING DATE: Until Filled

     

     


    Laborer-Highway Department

    DEPARTMENT: Public Works

    POSITION TITLE: Laborer

    CLASSIFICATION LEVEL:5

    SALARY RANGE:$16.14-19.58

     

    QUALIFICATIONS/DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Laborer for the Highway Department to perform unskilled and semi-skilled municipal building, water, sewer, road, drainage, and other maintenance and construction work such as snow and ice control operations, street cleaning, seasonal clearing and cleaning operations; water, sewer, road, and drainage systems and facilities maintenance, repair, and construction; trench hand grading and pipe laying; curb laying, street repairs and paving; improving traffic and pedestrian access and sight distances; grounds maintenance, vegetation trimming, cutting, and removal; back filling, loading, and transporting;   Operates vehicles, services, cleans vehicles/equip.  Working knowledge of how to care for, operate & use tools & equip.  Must posses valid Class B driver’s license or acquire within 12 months of hire.

    The detailed job description is located in the Human Resources office.

     

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


    APPLY TO:

    City of Portsmouth
    Human Resources Office
    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 27th, 2017     CLOSING DATE: Until Filled

     


    Sanitation Laborer (Tues-Sat 7:30am-3:30pm)

    DEPARTMENT: Public Works

    POSITION TITLE: Sanitation Laborer (Tues-Sat 7:30-3:30)

    CLASSIFICATION LEVEL: 6

    SALARY RANGE:$18.29 - $20.14

     

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    Applicants for this position must have graduated from high school or earned a graduate equivalent diploma (GED), must possess or obtain within 12 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:

    City of Portsmouth
    Human Resources Office
    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 POSTEDMay 24, 2017     CLOSING DATE: Until Filled

     

     


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

    DEPARTMENT: Public Works-Parking & Transportation

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

    SALARY RANGE:$14.67 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-8:00pm Monday-Saturday, and 12:00pm-8:00pm Sundays. 

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


    APPLY TO:

    City of Portsmouth
    Human Resources Office
    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 POSTEDFebruary 24, 2017     CLOSING DATE: Until Filled

     

     


    Heavy Equipment Operator I

    DEPARTMENT: Public Works

    POSITION TITLE: Heavy Equipment Operator I (Sewer)

    CLASSIFICATION LEVEL:8

    SALARY RANGE:$19.65 to $21.64

     

    QUALIFICATIONS:Applicants for this position must have graduated from high school or have earned a graduate equivalent diploma (GED), have a strong knowledge of how to care for, operate and use heavy equipment effectively and efficiently and not less than three years experience in construction or maintenance work.  New hires and incumbents must possess a valid commercial drivers license, class B and have no offenses which would prohibit or restrict insurability by any insurance carrier providing coverage to the City. Must possess a NH Water Distribution License Grade I and a NH Sewer Collection license Grade I, or the ability to acquire appropriate licensing within eighteen (18) months from date of hire. Obtaining additional certification or licensing may be required

    DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:The purposes of this position are to perform skilled municipal maintenance and construction work and operate heavy equipment as required to complete work assignments.  Included are assignments such as crew leader, snow and ice control operations, street cleaning, other seasonal clearing and cleaning operations, drainage systems construction and maintenance, trench preparation and pipe laying, street repairs and paving, improving traffic and pedestrian access and sight distances, grounds maintenance, vegetation trimming, cutting and removal, excavating, back filling, loading, transporting and implementing job site and work safety procedures. Regularly operates one or more of the following pieces of heavy equipment: backhoe, bulldozer, front-end loader, roller, snow loader, trucks or similar pieces of equipment. When not engaged in heavy equipment operation, performs various skilled and semi-skilled tasks essential to public works and utility operations.  Maintains work and equipment records.  Operates and checks vehicles and equipment for correct fluid levels, pressures and general operating condition.  Cleans and washes any assigned vehicles.  Services equipment and makes minor field repairs and adjustments.  Reports repair needs to supervisors and mechanics. Performance is subject to review according to the City's personnel plan through observation, reports and the results achieved.  Is subject to call out to respond to emergencies after normal working hours, as well as taking on call rotations.

    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 POSTED09/29/2016      CLOSING DATE: Until Filled

     

       

     


     

    Part-time Parking Attendant (20-25 Hours a Week)

    DEPARTMENT:Public Works

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

    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