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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

 


 

 

 

Wastewater Plant Operator I

DEPARTMENT:Public Works

POSITION TITLE: Wastewater Plant Operator I

CLASSIFICATION LEVEL: 8

SALARY RANGE: $19.65 to $21.64 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 6 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.
Performs such 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 POSTED03/30/2016


 

Part-time Secretary 8:00 to 4:30 Monday through Wednesday

DEPARTMENT:Legal

POSITION TITLE: Part-time Secretary 8:00 to 4:30 Monday through Wednesday

CLASSIFICATION LEVEL: 4

SALARY RANGE: $17.34

QUALIFICATIONS: A candidate for this position must have graduated from high school or earned a graduate equivalent diploma (GED) with courses in the use of office computers and other office equipment supplemented by training or experience in basic office procedures and two years of clerical experience or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:   The purpose of this position is to provide responsible and varied office support services to administrators and other managers by managing routine communications, preparing reports, producing correspondence and performing a full range of clerical tasks.  The work involves continuing contact with customers, senior officials and other agencies and is performed under general supervision according to general instructions and established procedures.  This position may be required to function as a confidential secretary because of the nature and content of the work performed.  This work is subject to review according to the City's personnel plan through observation, reports and the results achieved.


EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
1. Answers telephone and in-person inquiries, service requests and complaints from customers in a helpful, courteous and efficient manner.  Ascertains the nature of the inquiry, service request or complaint. Those customers requiring assistance beyond the secretary's knowledge or experience or who persist in being unpleasant are referred to the appropriate responsible person. 


2.Produces customer quality correspondence and reports from drafts or transcription materials.


3.Prepares requisitions, purchase orders, payroll authorizations and routine reports.  Verifies accuracy, receives goods and services ordered and distributes costs.


4.Sorts, processes and maintains files on correspondence, reports and other materials.


5.Maintains financial, budgetary or other cost control records and prints standard reports.


6.Researches office records and prepares moderately complex reports.


7.Collects information and data through the phone and mail surveys and assembles information for use by his/her supervisor.


8.Answers questions requiring a general knowledge of office procedures, rules, regulations, ordinances and laws.


EXAMPLES OF OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS
1.Takes and prepares meeting minutes.     


2.Performs or assists with other job functions in the offices where assigned during employee absences and busy periods.


3.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 POSTED03/1/2016


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


 

Part Time Prosecutor 8:00 to 4:30 Monday through Thursday

DEPARTMENT:Legal

POSITION TITLE: Part – Time Prosecutor 8:00 to 4:30 Monday through Thursday

SALARY RANGE: $30/hr

QUALIFICATIONS: A candidate for this position must have a Juris Doctor Degree from an accredited law school, be admitted to the New Hampshire Bar Association.  A candidate for this position must have thorough knowledge of criminal code, motor vehicle code, juvenile code, Department of Motor Vehicles Rules and Regulations, Rules of Evidence, and District and Superior Court Rules; and the skill and ability to effectively prepare for and prosecute cases in a court of law.

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:    Position provides professional legal services to the City as City Prosecutor; work is highly responsible, involves reviewing and evaluating cases to determine whether or not there is enough evidence to go to trial, interpreting laws to determine how they apply to the case, recommend the sentence to be given upon conviction, gathering facts and information to prepare for a case, and prosecuting cases in court.  The prosecutor shall generally advise and represent the Police Department in connection with criminal matters.



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 POSTED02/19/2016


 

 

Wastewater Project Manager for Engineering and Operations

DEPARTMENT:Public Works

POSITION TITLE: Wastewater Project Manager for Engineering and Operations

CLASSIFICATION LEVEL: 18

SALARY RANGE: $66,418-$80,556

QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants for this position must have a Bachelor's degree in engineering or a related field. A Professional Engineering license is required. A Master's degree or Wastewater Operations license is preferred.  An incumbent must possess a valid driver's license and have no offenses which would prohibit or restrict insurability by any insurance carrier providing coverage to the City.

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:     Oversees the wastewater treatment facilities and pumping stations with respect to engineering, design and construction of new facilities and upgrades. Tracks data and performs engineering and analysis to determine proper actions necessary to maintain operations and compliance with wastewater treatment permits and regulations.

  1. Manages capital improvement projects for the wastewater treatment and pumping systems from the planning level through completion. This includes oversight of all phases of the work from planning, preliminary and final design, bidding, construction, closeout, startup, and long-term operation and maintenance of facilities. The incumbent will be responsible for coordinating the Request for Proposals, selection of an engineering consultant and oversight of the consultants work. The project will need to be appropriately planned and scheduled for funding through the City's Capital Improvement Plan.
  2. Coordinates phasing of construction associated with facility upgrades to ensure adequate treatment of wastewater occurs at all times. Communicates schedules with contractors, engineers and operations staff. Documents daily activities related to system operations and construction. Assists the Chief Plant Operator in the assignment of work activities and projects; review and evaluates work flow, products, methods and procedures.
  3. Reviews and keeps up to date on state and federal water quality and wastewater treatment regulations. Works with the Chief Plant Operator to inform responsible officials of treatment methods, compliance standards and deadlines.
  4. Investigates and/or assists in the investigation into wastewater treatment operational issues and quality and advises responsible officials of complaints, investigation results and recommended courses of action, if any.
  5. Corresponds with customers, municipal, state, and federal officials and consultants regarding ongoing Capital and operations type projects and regulatory requirements related to influent and effluent wastewater quality.
  6. Identify opportunities for improving service delivery methods and procedures; identify resource needs; review with appropriate management staff; implement improvements.
  7. As assigned, may perform duties for division, including: preparing bid documents; reviewing engineered documents; maintaining records and data; developing record and report forms; developing Standard Operating Procedures; and ensures proper employee training on new equipment and technology. Reviews prepared monthly reports according to city, state, and federal requirements. 
  8. Works on special projects and pilot projects in an effort to enhance wastewater treatment operations; works with engineering firms on studies, designs and other appropriate measures to improve and protect water quality.
  9. Assists the Chief Plant Operator in the development and implementation of policies related to wastewater treatment and sewer system operations.
  10. Performs other duties as 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 POSTED02/11/2016