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Laborer

DEPARTMENT: Public Works

POSITION TITLE: Laborer

CLASSIFICATION LEVEL:$59

SALARY RANGE:$15.82 to $19.19

 

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 POSTEDMarch 16, 2017     CLOSING DATE: Until Filled


Parking Director

DEPARTMENT: Public Works

POSITION TITLE: Parking Director

CLASSIFICATION LEVEL:22

SALARY RANGE:$82,254-$101,295

 

QUALIFICATIONS: A candidate for this position should have a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, or related field, Masters and Certified Administrator of Public Parking (CAPP) preferred and five (5) years of related experience.  A candidate must have a valid driver’s license;  a strong knowledge and understanding of the public parking needs; ability to foster a cooperative work environment; skill in examining and re-engineering operations and procedures, formulating policy, and developing and implement new strategies and procedures; ability to develop, plan and implement short-and long-range goals; strategic planning and leadership skills; employee development and performance management skills; project management skills; strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide-range of constituencies; knowledge of budget preparation and fiscal management; ability to supervise and train employees;  knowledge of laws, rules and regulations governing the work; strong verbal and written communication skills and the ability to present information effectively to groups.

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

Management and administration of the City’s Parking Program, including, parking facility operations, parking meter operations, parking enforcement, parking adjudication, crossing guards, and flagging permits; including: working to improve operations; implementing policies and procedures; and directing work activities.

  1. Manages and administers the operations and activities of the city’s parking enforcement, parking facilities, parking adjudication program, parking meter operations, crossing guards, flagging permit process, public information and security functions.
  2. Supervises staff; trains, assigns, evaluates, recommends discipline and responds to employment-related issues or concerns; provides input into the hiring, firing, discipline and promotion of employees.
  3. Manages and administers contracts to design, construct, and operate parking related facilities
  4. Addresses residential parking complaints; corresponds with the public as necessary.
  5. Develops and administers downtown parking programs and operational improvement to parking facilities.
  6. Develops and administers shared-lot parking agreements with private entities and public agencies.
  7. Prepare and administer budget, process payroll and attendance, invoices and prepares reports.
  8. Plans, directs, and coordinates programs to meet parking needs and to enforce parking regulations.
  9. Coordinate study and develop surveys of parking trends and space occupancy to achieve maximum space utilization and turnover.
  10. Direct the maintenance, operations and revenue collecting system of all parking control devices.
  11. Guides and directly participates in parking facilities and equipment planning and construction activities; oversees the development and implementation of preventive maintenance programs.
  12. Directs and coordinates the investigation and resolution of parking related issues.
  13. Serve as a member of the City’s parking committee.
  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 POSTEDMarch 10, 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

 


 

 

Equipment Mechanic

DEPARTMENT: Public Works

POSITION TITLE: Equipment Mechanic

CLASSIFICATION LEVEL:9

SALARY RANGE:$21.13 to $23.27 an hour

 

QUALIFICATIONS:Applicants for this position must have graduated from high school or have earned a graduate equivalent diploma (GED) and not less than three years experience maintaining and repairing light and heavy equipment.  The equivalent of two years post secondary training in automotive or equipment mechanics and a working knowledge of computer diagnostics and record keeping or an equivalent combination of training and experience are required.  Applicants should also have a knowledge of a variety of hydraulic systems and tier 4 diesel engines. An incumbent must possess or obtain within 6 months a valid commercial drivers license, class B, have no offenses which would prohibit or restrict insurability by any insurance carrier providing coverage to the City and shall supply his/her own tools.  Obtaining additional certification or licensing may be required. ASE Certifications a plus.

 

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:The purpose of this position is to maintain all public works, light to heavy tools and equipment in a reliable and safe condition so as to be available for service according to approved standards.  The work involves performing all types of equipment maintenance and repair work.  This includes performing routine and specialized maintenance for all equipment, maintaining tools and equipment in the most cost effective manner, recording all equipment maintenance and associated costs, using wisely parts and supplies and recommending maintenance and repair improvements to reduce overall operating costs.  It also involves instructing operators regarding proper operating and maintenance procedures and recommending appropriate corrective actions.  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 POSTEDJanuary 25, 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