City of Westminster, Colorado

Welcome to employment with the City of Westminster, Colorado!

Centrally located between Denver and Boulder, Colorado, on the US Highway 36 high-tech corridor, Westminster is a beautiful city designed for an exceptional quality of life. The community is a nationally recognized community with a reputation for innovation and progressive management in local government. Over 108,000 residents enjoy superb recreation amenities, beautiful neighborhoods, numerous entertainment and shopping opportunities. Westminster is 80% developed and maintains a goal to preserve 15% (3,300 acres) of its land area for natural open space.

The City of Westminster, Colorado, is a drug free workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer that values diversity and aims to have its workforce reflect the community. The City of Westminster offers a bonus of up to $1,500 per year depending on the employee's level of fluency in Spanish, Hmong, and/or Laotian.

The mission of the City of Westminster is to deliver exceptional value and quality of life through SPIRIT. Our values are articulated through this acronym, which stands for “Service, Pride, Integrity, Responsibility, Innovation and Teamwork.”  The City of Westminster is a full-service city employing over 1,600 talented individuals in a variety of jobs. Our employees are committed to delivering the highest quality of service to the local community in areas of:

 

  • Law Enforcement
  • Fire, Medical and Emergency Management
  • Parks, Golf and Recreation
  • Library Services
  • Community Development, including City Planning and Engineering
  • Municipal Utilities
  • Street Maintenance
  • Plus internal services including: Human Resources, City Management, City Attorney’s Office, Finance, Building Operations and Maintenance, and Fleet

You are welcome to apply online for any open City of Westminster position. Click on the appropriate job title for a detailed job announcement. Please note, that unless otherwise indicated, jobs close at 8:30 a.m. on the posted closing date. Applications can take from 20 to 30 minutes to complete, so please allow plenty of time for completion. Applications submitted after the job closing deadline cannot be accepted.

 Current City of Westminster employees may be eligible to apply for internal jobs when they are available.


Business hours for City Hall, Municipal Court and several administrative offices are from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Thursday - closed on Fridays. However, working schedule will vary depending on the needs of the operation.

16 job(s) at City of Westminster, Colorado

Westminster, Colorado Westminster, Colorado, United States
Oct 15, 2019
Full Time
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION The Stormwater Inspector position is a skilled technical position that supports compliance with the city's MS4 stormwater permit. Work is performed using independent judgment and is reviewed by the Stormwater Utility Coordinator. This position participates in the City's development review process through reviewing engineering construction plans, including erosion control plans and stormwater management plans, inspection of construction sites for compliance with city land disturbance permit requirements and state and federal water quality regulations, and inspection of public infrastructure and other improvements installed by private developers. The full salary range for this position is stated above. Starting wages are negotiable and dependent on the qualifications and experience of each individual candidate. The City of Westminster offers a bonus of up to $1,500 per year depending on the employee's fluency in Spanish, Hmong, and/or Laotian. The inspector will: Provide compliance assistance and education to contractors and construction site stormwater managers Make determinations of noncompliance and document in inspection reports Represent the city in communication with contractors, HOAs, businesses, engineers, residents Escalate violations for enforcement, fines, penalties to the Stormwater Utility Coordinator NOTE: this position will not: Be responsible for capital planning Review or approve permanent BMP design drawings Perform services of engineering inspectors to ensure proper construction of permanent BMPs Be a floodplain manager for the City of Westminster Do utility locates or supervise utility locates. Regarding customer service: will not respond to local flooding, neighborhood drainage complaints, clogged inlets, etc. Lead emergency preparedness and response Be responsible for asset management, operations and maintenance of the stormwater infrastructure, accept under duties as assigned ORGANIZATIONAL COMPETENCIES AND CULTURAL VALUES/GENERAL COMPETENCIES The mission of every employee at the City of Westminster is to deliver exceptional value and quality of life through SPIRIT. Each employee is measured by the ability to adhere to the City's core values of Service, Pride, Integrity, Responsibility, Innovation, and Teamwork. This position supports the goals of the Community Development Department, which plans, promotes and sustains an attractive and high quality living and working environment by facilitating appropriate land use and infrastructure decisions ensuring that the community is developed in a safe, aesthetically pleasing and maintainable manner. Every employee is accountable to: Demonstrate a high level of customer service; encourage others to focus on the customer and foster an environment where customer service is a priority Communicate with customers to ensure that, where possible, they are satisfied and their needs are being addressed; solicit and evaluate customer feedback Act as an ambassador by understanding and fostering the organization's mission and vision Exhibit pride in self, the department, the city, and the community; conduct self in a professional manner Demonstrate integrity and build trust through credibility, reliability, commitment, loyalty, and ethical behavior Address difficult or contentious issues in a constructive manner Support/promote change, demonstrate flexibility, and take calculated risks when appropriate Participate in personal growth opportunities, and attend trainings designed to enhance capacity to bring new skills and ideas to the job and the organization Work to continuously improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the service or product being delivered Demonstrate support for team efforts by accepting new roles and responsibilities, and by helping others achieve objectives Value diversity, demonstrate an awareness of differences, demonstrate sensitivity, and adapt behaviors and communication to accommodate these differences GENERAL COMPETENCIES Citywide - Every employee in this position is accountable to: Establish effective interpersonal relationships through honest, open communication and follow-through on commitments Recognize personal strengths and weaknesses, and target areas for personal self-development Demonstrate initiative in performing job tasks Exhibit problem-solving skills leading to sound judgment and quality decisions Achieve goals, and handle assigned workload and new assignments effectively; demonstrate an ability to work independently Communicate effectively with individuals and groups using clear and concise verbal and written communications Demonstrate accountability for work, and take ownership in job performance Demonstrate concern for the accuracy and quality of work; take steps to correct mistakes and improve the overall product Job Specific - Every employee in this position must be able to: Interpret construction plans, specifications and other contract documents pertaining to the design of public infrastructure and site planning Demonstrate knowledge of City ordinances regarding development and construction Demonstrate knowledge of the methods, materials and techniques applicable implementation of erosion control for construction sites Deal firmly, effectively and tactfully with contractors, developers and the public during the course of construction activities, often under contentious circumstances Communicate clearly and effectively both verbally and in writing Manage competing priorities Provide excellent customer service Establish and maintain effective working relationships with superiors, fellow employees, contractors, public officials, and citizens contacted in the course of work Demonstrate strong interpersonal skills including demonstrated ability to deal with people under difficult conditions and to work well under time pressure Demonstrate effective negotiation, organizational and customer service skills Effectively manage conflict and deal with people in difficult conditions Communicate clearly and effectively both verbally and in writing with the public, developers, contractors, and fellow employees Make decisions recognizing established precedents and practices and be able to follow written and oral assignments Possess strong organizational and time management skills Demonstrate the ability to operate various computer programs including Word, Excel and GIS (Geographic Information System) Demonstrate knowledge of personal computers and spreadsheet analysis and familiarity with water distribution analysis software Read and interpret construction drawings Demonstrate knowledge of MS4 regulations Work independently and effectively handle multiple projects simultaneously Effectively utilize a personal computer and apply it to inspections, including familiarity and the use of the following programs: Excel, PowerPoint, Word, ArcGIS, Internet Explorer, digital photo processing, and email Possess a valid driver's license and maintain a safe driving record Leadership - Every employee in this position is accountable to: Foster a participatory organizational climate that is open, positive, reinforcing, and supportive Encourage employees to be accountable and take ownership for their work Demonstrate leadership and courage by making or supporting decisions that reflect the organizational mission and goals even when the decision may be unpopular to some Demonstrate collaboration and conflict resolution skills with other departments and employees JOB SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS Essential Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities and Tasks 1. Review and Approve Stormwater Management Plans for Construction Sites Review plans for compliance with established standards Approve plans in alignment with city development review processes Communicate with engineers, contractors, city staff, and others to explain deficiencies in plans that need correction prior to approval 2. Perform Compliance Inspections of Construction Sites Inspect commercial, industrial, residential and linear construction projects to determine implementation of the approved Stormwater Management Plan (SWMP) (narrative and design drawings) Determine if stormwater best management practices (BMPs), associated with the control of pollution, are properly installed and maintained Identify when erosion control is insufficient for a construction site, including situations where the approved SWMP needs modification Determine if construction activities are resulting in an illegal discharge to the city's MS4 stormwater system Prepare professional written electronic reports with well-formatted digital photos Maintain TRAKiT database records of all inspections and reports Recommend enforcement escalation, including Notices of Violation and Stop Work Order to Stormwater Utility Coordinator Assist with issuing Notices of Violation and Stop Work Orders by hand delivering, emailing, or posting Meet with contractors, developers and utility companies concerning current and future projects to anticipate stormwater compliance needs and explain stormwater management requirements Perform necessary field tests and sampling Coordinate activities with other city departments and/or divisions Safely operate a City vehicle 3. Perform compliance inspections of permanent infrastructure Assist with development of standards and processes for a new compliance inspection program for permanent Performance inspections of permanent infrastructure 4. Provide Compliance Assistance Explain purpose of and permanent infrastructure to people with a wide range of expertise on this subject, including relationship to MS4 permit compliance as well as environmental water quality protection Attend pre-construction meetings and explain erosion control and inspection requirements In cases of observed noncompliance, discuss correction actions necessary with onsite staff responsible for construction activities (e.g., superintendents, stormwater managers) or permanent infrastructure (e.g., HOA board members, contractors, small businesses), as appropriate Investigate and answer requests and complaints from supervisors, citizens, consultants and contractors 5. Assist with administration of MS4 stormwater compliance program Anticipate future regulatory changes and perform associated duties as assigned, including collecting water quality samples in accordance with proper techniques, transporting samples for laboratory analysis, and interpreting results Assist in capital planning, asset management, customer service, spill cleanups and illegal discharge code enforcement and budget development May be called on to assist in case of flood or emergency response 6. Maintain regular and punctual attendance Other Duties and Responsibilities Inspector is accountable for all duties of this job and other projects and responsibilities may be added at the City's discretion. POSITION REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS/PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Education, Experience, Skills, Formal Training, Licenses, and Certifications Required : Water Quality education or experience High school diploma or GED Must possess a valid driver license and maintain a safe driving record for continued employment Preferred : Certified Stormwater Inspector Four (4) years of experience conducting compliance inspections College coursework related to water quality, environmental science, construction Any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience, which would provide the required knowledge and skills, may be considered. Physical Requirements Must demonstrate the ability to meet the physical demands of the job to include: Constant standing and walking on uneven terrain in various conditions to perform inspections; constant squatting, bending and kneeling to perform inspections at various sites Frequent sitting to write reports and drive to and from inspection sites; frequent twisting to inspect site structure and electrical wiring Occasional reaching overhead and below shoulder to manipulate tools and equipment Frequent light grasp, hand manipulation and handling needed to use equipment; occasional firm grasp is needed to manipulate tools Frequent stepping up/down to get in and out of vehicles, trenches and ditches; frequent actuate mechanism needed to safely operate vehicles Frequent use of far acuity to detect hazards; constant use of near acuity to write reports and perform office tasks Occasional lifting and carrying of up to thirty (30) pounds 100 feet to move equipment from vehicle to inspection site; occasional pushing/pulling of up to twenty (20) pounds to move material, supplies and plans throughout a multilevel facility WORKING CONDITIONS Work is frequently performed indoors and occasionally outdoors under extreme temperatures. Frequent hearing is needed to provide a high level of communication and customer service to contractors, citizens and staff through spoken word in noisy environments. The position requires a great deal of communication with City employees, the public, and outside agencies. Required Materials and Equipment Personal computer, GIS, Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook, Utility Billing System, Accela, City vehicles, surveying equipment, measuring wheel, calculators, large format copier and printer, hand-held computers, projectors, digital cameras, office supplies, spray paint, measuring tape, hard hat, telephone, and cellular phone PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Background checks will include employment references and criminal history, and when applicable, credit check, driver license record, and education verification Drug screen Physical Must be legally entitled to work in the United States Closing Date/Time: 10/28/2019 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, Colorado, United States
Oct 14, 2019
Full Time
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION The Policy and Budget Analyst is a highly responsible, exempt, professional position in the Policy and Budget Department. This position will work closely with staff from all of the City's departments and all levels of the organization, as well as with elected officials. A significant amount of this position's responsibility revolves around the review and preparation of the City's biennial and mid-cycle amended budgets, participation and oversight of the capital improvement program, day-to-day management of the existing operating budget, and policy work related to the City's legislative program. Work will require attending evening City Council meetings and occasional weekend meetings/events. This position reports to the Assistant City Manager and works directly with the City Manager, three Deputy City Managers, City Council, Executive Team, other City employees, contract lobbyists, and regional municipal workgroups. Work is performed with latitude for independent judgment. In order to be considered for this position, all candidates must attach to their online application, a cover letter and resume (maximum of two pages). The full salary range for this position is stated above. Starting wages are negotiable and dependent on the qualifications and experience of each individual candidate. The City of Westminster offers a bonus of up to $1,500 per year depending on the employee's fluency in Spanish, Hmong, and/or Laotian. ORGANIZATIONAL COMPETENCIES AND CULTURAL VALUES/GENERAL COMPETENCIES The mission of every employee at the City of Westminster is to deliver exceptional value and quality of life through SPIRIT. Each employee is measured by the ability to adhere to the City's core values of Service, Pride, Integrity, Responsibility, Innovation, and Teamwork. This position supports the goals of the Policy and Budget Department, which supports and is responsive to the citizens, City Council, executive City leadership team, and overall City organization. Through leadership by example, the Policy and Budget Department progressively and collaboratively manages the city organization, where customer service and empowerment are governing principles, and effectively communicates with internal and external audiences. This position serves as an ambassador of the City and exemplifies professionalism and dedication to public service at all times. Every employee is accountable to: Demonstrate a high level of customer service; encourage others to focus on the customer; foster an environment where customer service is a priority Communicate with customers to ensure that, where possible, they are satisfied, and that their needs are being addressed; solicit and evaluate customer feedback Act as an ambassador by understanding and fostering the organization's mission and vision Exhibit pride in self, the department, the city, and the community; conduct self in a professional manner Demonstrate integrity and build trust through credibility, reliability, commitment, loyalty, and ethical behavior Address difficult or contentious issues in a constructive manner Support/promote change; demonstrate flexibility, and take calculated risks when appropriate Participate in personal growth opportunities, and attend trainings designed to enhance capacity to bring new skills and ideas to the job and the organization Work to continuously improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the service or product being delivered Demonstrate support for team efforts by accepting new roles and responsibilities, and helping others achieve objectives Value diversity; demonstrate an awareness of differences; demonstrate sensitivity, and adapt behaviors and communication to accommodate these differences GENERAL COMPETENCIES Citywide - Every employee in this position is accountable to: Establish effective interpersonal relationships through honest, open communication and follow-through on commitments Recognize personal strengths and weaknesses, and target areas for personal self-development Demonstrate initiative in performing job tasks Exhibit problem-solving skills leading to sound judgment and quality decisions Achieve goals, and handle assigned workload and new assignments effectively; demonstrate an ability to work independently Communicate effectively with individuals and groups using clear and concise verbal and written communications Demonstrate accountability for work, and take ownership in job performance Demonstrate concern for the accuracy and quality of work; take steps to correct mistakes and improve the overall product Job Specific - Every employee in this position must be able to: Act as an ambassador by understanding and fostering the organization's mission and vision Demonstrate integrity and build trust through collaboration, credibility, reliability, commitment, loyalty, and ethical behavior Address difficult or contentious issues in a constructive manner Support and promote change, demonstrate flexibility, and take calculated risks when appropriate Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions, and implement recommendations in support of goals Multi-task, work well under tight deadlines, and be comfortable working with cross functional and cross department teams Adhere to organizational values of SPIRIT (service-pride-integrity-responsibility-innovation-teamwork) Build strong, trust-based, collaborative relationships and communicate with customers to ensure where possible, they are satisfied and that their needs are being addressed Solicit and evaluate customer feedback Demonstrate strong written and verbal communications Promote and support a culture of exceptional customer service Work independently with limited supervision Demonstrate strong interpersonal skills and ability to understand and empathize with different perspectives and priorities Identify and bring resources together to resolve a problem or provide a solution Demonstrate high emotional intelligence, professionalism, tact and diplomacy Leadership - Every employee in this position is accountable to: Foster a participatory organizational climate that is open, positive, reinforcing, and supportive Encourage employees to be accountable and take ownership for their work Demonstrate leadership and courage by making or supporting decisions that reflect the organizational mission and goals even when the decision may be unpopular to some Demonstrate collaboration and conflict resolution skills with other departments and employees JOB SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS Essential Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities, and Tasks Functions as a key member of the budget development team in the Policy and Budget Department: Provides professional level support to assigned departments, staff, and City Council in development of City's biennial operating budget Develops and distributes budget preparation forms, instructions and guidelines Assists departments in budget preparation, interpreting guidelines, and reviewing budget submissions for completeness, sufficiency, and support of City Council goals Regularly meets with departments on all aspects of budgetary and policy needs, and develops effective working relationships with all customers Assists with forecasting annual revenues Attends public hearings and meetings on budget, legislative matters, and assists in presentation of biennial, amended mid-cycle, and capital budgets to City Council Monitors adopted budget against actual revenues and expenditures, and collaborates with departments to ensure compliance with authorized budget. Identifies community and organizational issues, and assists departments in preparing budgets to address issues Facilitates coordination of capital improvement program (CIP) for the City, including regular reporting to the City Council and City Manager, as well as makes recommendations on the proposed 5-year CIP for the biennial budget Conducts policy analysis, prepares surveys, makes presentations, directs task forces, manages special projects, researches proposed new programs, and writes reports, develops and recommends minor to extensive changes to programs policies and procedures Assists in monitoring and active lobbying of state and federal legislative issues; interacts with elected and appointed officials at all levels, as well as coordinating legislative efforts with state and federal contract lobbyists, and participates on regional committees related to municipal legislative concerns Utilizes innovative approaches in decision making process Develops and maintains effective working relationships as required by work assignments Works independently with limited supervision Identifies and bring resources together to resolve a problem or provide a solution Exhibits strong interpersonal skills and is comfortable representing the City Self-starter, takes initiative, and proactively makes independent judgments in a fast-paced, innovative and ever changing environment Prepares City Council communications, resolutions and ordinances Represents the City with internal and external stakeholders Maintains regular and punctual attendance Other Duties and Responsibilities Attends regular evening City Council meetings and study sessions; may attend evening or weekend community meetings Incumbent is accountable for all duties of this job, and other projects and responsibilities may be added at the City's discretion. POSITION REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS/PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Education, Experience, Skills, Formal Training, Licenses, and Certifications Required : Bachelor's degree, from an accredited four-year college or university, in Public Administration, Business Administration, Statistics or Finance or a closely related field Three (3) years of progressively responsible, professional level experience in local/municipal government Experience or knowledge of the principles, practices and theories of public administration, including municipal government services, organizations, budgeting, staffing, fiscal systems and general political structure Experience with data, financial analysis, and financial reporting systems Preferred : Master's degree, from an accredited college or university,in Public Administration, Business Administration or a closely related field Certified Public Manager or Certified Public Finance Officer Municipal finance, fiscal policy, revenue projection, capital budgeting, utilities financing, strategic planning, or salary and benefits projection experience Experience working with JD Edwards financial system Any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience, which would provide the required knowledge and skills, may be considered. Physical Requirements Work is sedentary in nature and requires sufficient physical stamina and strength for: Constant sitting to perform daily tasks; occasional walking through a multilevel facility to retrieve information; frequent standing, sometimes for extended periods Frequent squatting, reaching above shoulder, and twisting to file documents and lift supplies and material; occasional bending, kneeling, climbing, balancing, and reaching below shoulder to store documents, material, and supplies Constant light grasp, fine manipulation, and handling to perform daily duties; occasional firm grasp to safely use equipment Frequent lifting, carrying, and pushing and/or pulling of up to ten (10) pounds to move material and supplies; occasional lifting and pushing and/or pulling of up to twenty-five (25) pounds with dollies and carts WORKING CONDITIONS Work is constantly performed indoors. This is primarily sedentary office work. Must demonstrate the ability to meet the physical demands of the job, including the ability to retrieve information from various locations in the office when needed. Exposure to periods of high activity and stress under demanding conditions. The position requires a great deal of communication with City employees, the public, and outside agencies. Required Materials and Equipment Operates general office equipment including telephones, calculators, personal computers, copy machines, printers, fax machines and standard office equipment. PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Background checks will include employment references and criminal history, and when applicable, credit check, driver license record, and education verification Drug screen Must be legally entitled to work in the United States Closing Date/Time: 10/28/2019 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, Colorado, United States
Oct 14, 2019
Full Time
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION This position is responsible for supervising the day-to-day work activities of the Big Dry Creek Wastewater Treatment Facility, Reclaimed Water Treatment Facility, and farming operations on City owned farm properties along with privately owned farms. The incumbent must possess and maintain a thorough understanding of all aspects of wastewater treatment and regulations, reclaimed water treatment and regulations, Biosolids treatment/disposal and land application regulations, and related industry best management practices.Incumbent will oversee all aspects of treatment and be listed as the Operator in Responsible Charge over all programs. This position requires knowledge in Department of Transportation regulations and site-specific storm water regulations. The incumbent must possess the ability to facilitate various workgroups associated with the facilities with clear direction, and the ability to work within the Utilities Operations Division and communicate with the Collections Superintendent, Water Distribution Superintendent, Water Plant Superintendent, Utilities Operations Manager, and the Director of Public Works and Utilities. Work will be performed with wide latitude for independent judgment and action, and reviewed by the Utilities Operations Manager through observation, conferences, reports, and achievement of desired objectives. Position fills in for the Utilities Operations Manager in his or her absence.This is a safety sensitive position and is subject to federally mandated random drug and alcohol testing. The full salary range for this position is stated above. Starting wages are negotiable and dependent on the qualifications and experience of each individual candidate. The City of Westminster offers a bonus of up to $1,000 per year depending on the employee's fluency in Spanish, Hmong, and/or Laotian. ORGANIZATIONAL COMPETENCIES AND CULTURAL VALUES/GENERAL COMPETENCIES The mission of every employee at the City of Westminster is to deliver exceptional value and quality of life through SPIRIT. Each employee is measured by the ability to adhere to the City's core values of Service, Pride, Integrity, Responsibility, Innovation, and Teamwork. This position supports the goals of the Public Works and Utilities Department, which maintains and enhances the safety and well-being of the community by providing exceptional water and wastewater service and maintaining the city's extensive network of street infrastructure. The department continuously strives to meet the needs of the community by constantly focusing on customer service, efficient and effective utilization of resources, safety, innovation, and teamwork. Every employee is accountable to: Demonstrate a high level of customer service; encourage others to focus on the customer; foster an environment where customer service is a priority Communicate with customers to ensure that, where possible, they are satisfied, and that their needs are being addressed; solicit and evaluate customer feedback Act as an ambassador by understanding and fostering the organization's mission and vision Exhibit pride in self, the department, the city, and the community; conduct self in a professional manner Demonstrate integrity and builds trust through credibility, reliability, commitment, loyalty, and ethical behavior Address difficult or contentious issues in a constructive manner Support and promote change; demonstrate flexibility, and take calculated risks when appropriate Participate in personal growth opportunities, and attend trainings designed to enhance capacity to bring new skills and ideas to the job and the organization Work to continuously improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the service or product being delivered Demonstrate support for team efforts by accepting new roles and responsibilities, and helping others achieve objectives Value diversity; demonstrate an awareness of differences; demonstrate sensitivity, and adapt behaviors and communication to accommodate these differences GENERAL COMPETENCIES Citywide - Every employee in this position is accountable to: Establish effective interpersonal relationships through honest, open communication and follow-through on commitments Recognize personal strengths and weaknesses, and target areas for personal self-development Demonstrate initiative in performing job tasks Exhibit problem-solving skills leading to sound judgment and quality decisions Achieve goals, and handle assigned workload and new assignments effectively; demonstrate an ability to work independently Communicate effectively with individuals and groups using clear and concise verbal and written communications Demonstrate accountability for work and take ownership in job performance Demonstrate concern for the accuracy and quality of work; take steps to correct mistakes and improve the overall product Job Specific - Every employee in this position must be able to: Promote a teamwork concept in the work place, support employee empowerment, and direct assigned staff accordingly Understand concepts relating to training, motivation, performance standards, documentation, commendation and disciplinary action Understand budget development, implementation and accountability Demonstrate thorough knowledge of wastewater treatment, reclaimed water treatment, Biosolids treatment and disposal practices. Incumbent must possess a Class A wastewater license. Conduct studies and analysis on various programs to determine recommendations based on the information received Demonstrate an understanding of regulations and standards. Incumbent will oversee all aspects of treatment and be listed as the Operator in Responsible Charge over all of the programs Communicate and present ideas, data, and reports clearly and concisely, verbally and in writing Utilize appropriate technologies and transfer their usage to relevant areas of work Establish and maintain effective working relationships with subordinates, peers, supervisors, all city employees and departments, external contractors, state and federal officials, and other people contacted in the course of work Develop and employ effective problem solving skills Demonstrate high level of sound and ethical judgment Leadership/Supervisory - Every employee in this position is accountable to: Foster a participatory organizational climate that is open, positive, reinforcing and supportive Encourage employees to be accountable for their work and take ownership in what they do Demonstrate leadership and courage by making or supporting decisions that reflect the organizational mission and goals even when the decision may be unpopular to some Demonstrate collaboration and conflict resolution skills with other departments and employees Help employees to see the value of developing their skills, and assists them in eliminating barriers to their development; encourage employees to step outside of their comfort zone to develop their skills Provide meaningful, timely employee feedback and appraisals, and effectively address employee performance problems Effectively supervise, mentor and motivate in a team environment JOB SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS Essential Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities and Tasks Must be able to act with or without supervision and to exercise independent judgment on complex projects and situations 1. Assists Division's Utilities Operations Manager and Public Works and Utilities (PWU) Director in setting department goals and objectives, including: Conducting evaluations of Utilities Division wastewater treatment, reclaimed water treatment, Biosolids treatment, land application practices, and farming practices and protocols Incumbent needs to be able to meet with City farming partners and help establish farming goals and annual crop rotations. Must be able to communicate with farmers and aid with equipment and farm maintenance issues associated with City farm properties and equipment Participating in division and department studies, task forces, and planning processes Interacting with supervisory teams regarding Utility Operations Division operations, management tasks and issues, health and safety Assisting the Utilities Operations Manager in overseeing the budget preparation, presenting justifications for budget requests, and monitoring budget expenditures for operational efficiency Working with Public Works and Utilities Division Managers and key Department staff and outside agency staff as needed 2. Coordinates the functions and activities of various sections and teams under his/her supervision, including: Assuming responsibility as Operator in Responsible Charge of all programs Providing administrative and policy direction to the Chief Plant Operator, Maintenance Foreman, and Water Quality lab staff Ensuring proper operation and maintenance of both the wastewater facility and reclaimed water facility as required by CDPHE Preparing and submitting monthly reports as required by CDPHE Preparing and submitting annual reports for wastewater treatment, reclaimed water treatment, land application, pretreatment, and storm water Ensuring City policies are adhered to by the work group Involving employees in the decision making processes, encouraging employees to be productive and to produce high quality work Developing, providing and overseeing training of new employees Reviewing and approving reports submitted by Water Quality staff and the Chief Plant Operator Developing and implementing emergency management guidelines to effectively deal with wastewater problems, power outages and other factors which could impact public health 3. Directly supervises Chief Plant Operator, Maintenance Foreman, and Equipment Operators including: Pro-actively observing performance, assisting with problem resolution and coordination of activities Identifying clear standards for employee work and monitoring work performance Participating in recruitment and selection of assigned personnel Evaluating performance of employees at annual appraisal Scheduling staff and approving leave requests and timesheets Facilitating good communication with employees, giving information and getting feedback, listening to and respecting input, encouraging participation of employees in conversations, and confronting and dealing directly with issues that arise Ensuring all related programs are meeting CDPHE standards Coordinating with staff the annual maintenance required at the facilities to ensure future compliance with regulations Providing guidance to staff in the event of a treatment upset or other operational problem to ensure continued regulatory compliance Sharing the on-call duties with the Chief Plant Operator; Required to be available by phone per CDPHE regulations 4. Responsible to clearly and effectively communicate, both verbally and in writing, while providing appropriate public service and interaction, including: Using appropriate, clear, and respectful oral and written communication to provide information, direction and explanations to city personnel and the public Maintaining appropriate courtesy while with the public Investigating public and citizen complaints resulting from odors or other concerns Providing assistance and appropriate referrals Preparing effective written reports, memos, activity logs, etc. Demonstrating clear and effective communication via the two-way radio and other portable devices 5. Represents the Utilities Operations Division and the City at intergovernmental functions, regional governmental meetings and related Public Works and Utilities activities, including: Studying technical materials and assisting in the preparation and presentation of oral and written reports for management review Preparing and reviewing Staffing Reports, City Council Agenda Memorandums, general memorandum and letters Assisting in providing information to the public and resolving problems as necessary Working closely, as needed, with design engineers and contractors during projects or renovations Working closely with regulatory partners to address issues or concerns Presenting information at public meetings and to civic and neighborhood organizations 6. Takes proper safety precautions, anticipates unsafe circumstances, and acts accordingly to prevent accidents, including: Using all required vehicles and equipment safely and proficiently Maintaining and inspecting all equipment Safely operating and maintaining wastewater, reclaimed, farm facilities and associated equipment Must possess a valid driver's license and maintain a safe driving record Maintains regular and punctual attendance Other Duties and Responsibilities 1. Performs duties of Utilities Operations Manager in their absence Incumbent is accountable for all duties of this job and other projects and responsibilities may be added at the City's discretion POSITION REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS/PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Education, Experience, Skills, Formal Training, Licenses, and Certifications Required : Bachelor's degree in Biology, Public Administration, Business or related field Ten years progressively responsible experience in utility operations in a Wastewater Treatment Facility Three (3)years of supervisory experience Two (2)years of experience with budget development and management State of Colorado Class A Wastewater License (if out of state, must be able to obtain reciprocity before hire) Current valid driver's license and continual maintenance of a safe driving record Preferred : Five (5) or more years of experience operating a Biological Nutrient Removal (BNR) Treatment Plant of comparable complexity and size (11 MGD) Master's degree in Biology, Public Administration, Business or related field Any equivalent combination of education, training and experience, which would provide the required knowledge and skills, may be considered. Physical Requirements Work is a mix of sedentary and physical work. It requires sufficient physical stamina and strength for: Constantly sit, stand and walk through a multilevel water/wastewater treatment facility Occasionally squat, bend and kneel to perform inspections and repairs; climb stairs and may climb ladders at various heights; Occasionally reach overhead and below shoulder to perform inspections and repairs; Occasionally twisting to operate valves and move equipment Frequent light/firm grasp, fine manipulation and handling to perform daily office tasks and equipment repair and maintenance Frequent step up/down and actuate mechanism to safely enter, exit and operate vehicles and equipment Normal near and far acuity and hearing are needed to identify potential mechanical problems and hazards Frequent lifting, carrying, push/pulling of up to ten (10) pounds to move material and supplies; occasional lifting, pushing/pulling of up to twenty-five (25) pounds with dollies and carts WORKING CONDITIONS This position involves mainly sedentary work, but also requires work throughout the Plant grounds and facility, and trips to meetings and into the field. Requires the ability to lift a maximum of 20 pounds; occasional lifting and carrying of objects; some walking, standing, and climbing stairs; vision for reading and interpreting information; speech communication and hearing to maintain communications with contractors and employees. Work will be performed indoors and outdoors with occasional exposure to extreme temperatures. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may work near moving mechanical parts and high-speed rotating equipment; work may be performed in high and precarious places with exposure to wet or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles. Required Materials and Equipment Other minor activities could include the use of a telephone, fax machine, copier, two-way radio and computer. PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Background check including employment references, criminal history, and driving record review Drug screen Physical Must be legally entitled to work in the United States Closing Date/Time: 11/4/2019 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, Colorado, United States
Oct 14, 2019
Full Time
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION The Applications Specialist is a technical and support level position that serves as the administrator for recreational tracking software and supports department functions. Provides in-house technical support and training for new and existing employees on computer software. Installs and troubleshoots computers, new software, software upgrades, and hardware peripherals. Maintains filing system and billing files, and creates and maintains website. Coordinates with IT in ordering software and hardware and acts as a direct liaison with software vendors for technical assistance and software improvement. Serves in a support role for recreation programs and services including playing a role in specialized projects and initiatives. Must possess strong computer skills and extensive knowledge of specialized software application utilized by the department or division and have the ability to work with a variety of departmental teams. The full salary range for this position is stated above. The starting range of pay is dependent on qualifications and experience of each individual candidate. The City of Westminster offers a bonus of up to $1,500 per year depending on the employee's fluency in Spanish, Hmong, and/or Laotian. ORGANIZATIONAL COMPETENCIES AND CULTURAL VALUES/GENERAL COMPETENCIES The mission of every employee at the City of Westminster is to deliver exceptional value and quality of life through SPIRIT. Each employee is measured by the ability to adhere to the City's core values of Service, Pride, Integrity, Responsibility, Innovation, and Teamwork. This position supports the goals of the Parks, Recreation and Libraries Department, which enhances the quality of life for all Westminster citizens by providing diverse leisure, recreational and informational services and resources; and acquiring, developing and maintaining first-class parks, facilities, open space and recreational trails. This position works towards the accomplishment of the Departments mission: "Together we create exceptional opportunities for a vibrant community with a commitment to nature, wellness, and literacy." Every employee is accountable to: Demonstrate a high level of customer service; encourage others to focus on the customer; foster an environment where customer service is a priority Communicate with customers to ensure that, where possible, they are satisfied and that their needs are being addressed; solicit and evaluate customer feedback Act as an ambassador by understanding and fostering the organization's mission and vision Exhibit pride in self, the department, the city and the community; conduct self in a professional manner Demonstrate integrity and build trust through credibility, reliability, commitment, loyalty and ethical behavior Address difficult or contentious issues in a constructive manner Support/promote change; demonstrate flexibility and takes calculated risks when appropriate Participate in personal growth opportunities and attend trainings designed to enhance capacity to bring new skills and ideas to the job and the organization Work to continuously improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the service or product being delivered Demonstrate support for team efforts by accepting new roles and responsibilities, and helping others achieve objectives Value diversity; demonstrate an awareness of differences; demonstrate sensitivity and adapt behaviors and communication to accommodate these differences GENERAL COMPETENCIES Citywide - Every employee in this position is accountable to: Establish effective interpersonal relationships through honest, open communication and follow-through on commitments Recognize personal strengths and weaknesses and target areas for personal self-development Demonstrate initiative in performing job tasks Exhibit problem-solving skills leading to sound judgment and quality decisions Achieve goals, handle assigned workload and new assignments effectively; demonstrate an ability to work independently Communicate effectively with individuals and groups using clear and concise verbal and written communications Demonstrate accountability for work and take ownership in job performance Demonstrate concern for the accuracy and quality of work; take steps to correct mistakes and improve the overall product Job Specific - Every employee in this position must be able to: Speak clearly with Information Technology staff and department staff at technical and non-technical levels Work effectively with a variety of software HTML, web page recreation and DNN software Windows 2007 and Windows XP, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Publisher, Adobe PageMaker, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Indesign and extensive knowledge of the current recreational tracking software being utilized by the Parks, Recreation and Libraries Department Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees/departments and the public Handle multiple priorities and work with minimal supervision Write clear instructions on daily usage and troubleshooting of the recreational tracking software Serve in an active role in specialized recreational programs and services as needed and assigned Develop work methods and procedures with initiative and judgment and to use resourcefulness and tact in meeting new problems Demonstrate sufficient visual acuity to make repairs to computer equipment, using small tools and parts Type at least 30 words per minute JOB SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS Essential Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities and Tasks 1. Provides system administrator duties for the recreational tracking software: Coordinates with the Information Technology Department the ordering of computer software and hardware Coordinates the registration process and dates with recreation and marketing staff Acts a direct liaison with the software vendor for technical assistance and software improvement 2. Provides in-house technical support and training for the recreational tracking software utilized by the Parks, Recreation and Libraries Department 3. Provides general computer support and may create/maintain web pages for the PRL Department 4. Prepares documents and reports for department Maintains monthly-automated billing files and works in conjunction with Finance to record revenues Work is in conjunction with the Recreation Services Team on data entry and reports related to the Service Delivery Model Prepares and provides reports on recreation facility usage, program statistics, registration data, etc. 5. Installs and troubleshoots computer workstations, new software, software upgrades and hardware peripherals including programmable keyboards, cameras and a variety of printers 6. Maintains system file maintenance for security purposes 7. Provides support to the department related to troubleshooting recreational software 8. Maintains regular and punctual attendance Other Duties and Responsibilities 1. Assists team with budget projections for annual operations, computer replacement and performance measures (internal and external). 2. Transports computers and hardware to and from remote locations as needed. Incumbent is accountable for all duties of this job and other projects and responsibilities may be added at the City's discretion. POSITION REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS/PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Education, Experience, Skills, Formal Training, Licenses and Certifications Required : Graduation from High School or GED Coursework and/or recent work experience in computer science and recreation Experience in the current recreational tracking software Preferred : Experience in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Adobe PageMaker, Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Acrobat Technical and user experience in Windows 2000 and Windows XP Any equivalent combination of education, training and experience, which would provide the required knowledge and skills, may be considered. Physical Requirements Work is sedentary in nature and requires sufficient physical stamina and strength for: Constant sitting to perform daily tasks; occasional walking through a multilevel facility to retrieve information; frequent standing sometimes for extended periods Frequent squatting, reaching above shoulder and twisting to file documents and lift supplies and material; occasional bending, kneeling, climbing, balancing and reaching below shoulder to store documents, material and supplies Constant light grasp, fine manipulation, and handling to perform daily duties; occasional firm grasp to safely use equipment Frequent lifting, carrying, push/pulling of up to ten (10) pounds to move material and supplies; occasional lifting, pushing/pulling of up to twenty-five (25) pounds with dollies and carts WORKING CONDITIONS Work is constantly performed indoors. This is primarily sedentary office work. Must demonstrate the ability to meet the physical demands of the job including the ability to retrieve information from various locations in the office when needed. Exposure to periods of high activity and high stress under demanding conditions. The position requires a great deal of communication with City employees, the public, and outside agencies. Required Materials and Equipment IBM compatible personal computers, printers, ten key calculator, telephone, variety of personal computer software and reference materials regarding hardware and software. PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Background checks will include employment references and criminal history and when applicable, credit check, driver's license record, education verification Drug screen Must be legally entitled to work in the United States Closing Date/Time: 10/28/2019 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, Colorado, United States
Oct 07, 2019
Part Time
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION The Lead Lifeguard position is responsible for ensuring the safety of guests, surveillance of the pool facility and surrounding areas, and enforcement of policies, rules, guidelines, and regulations governing the conduct of patrons using municipal swimming pools. This position assists management in mentoring and training hourly lifeguards and with monthly staff in-services. The lead lifeguard is responsible for taking initiative and motivating hourly lifeguard staff with daily tasks and initiating the Emergency Action Plan. This is a safety-sensitive position. Position requires working evenings, weekends, and holidays, and requires the ability to travel to work at all City facility pools as needed. We are currently hiring for three part-timepositions; 32 hours per week (.8 FTE). The full salary range for this position is stated above. The starting range of pay is dependent on qualifications and experience of each individual candidate. The City of Westminster offers a bonus of up to $1,500 per year depending on the employee's fluency in Spanish, Hmong, and/or Laotian. ORGANIZATIONAL COMPETENCIES AND CULTURAL VALUES/GENERAL COMPETENCIES The mission of every employee at the City of Westminster is to deliver exceptional value and quality of life through SPIRIT. Each employee is measured by the ability to adhere to the City's core values of Service, Pride, Integrity, Responsibility, Innovation, and Teamwork. This position supports the goals of the Parks, Recreation and Libraries Department, which enhances the quality of life for all Westminster citizens by providing diverse leisure, recreational and informational services and resources; and acquiring, developing and maintaining first-class parks, facilities, open space and recreational trails. This position works towards the accomplishment of the Departments mission: "Together we create exceptional opportunities for a vibrant community with a commitment to nature, wellness and literacy." Every employee is accountable to: Demonstrate a high level of customer service; encourage others to focus on the customer; foster an environment where customer service is a priority Communicate with customers to ensure that, where possible, they are satisfied, and that their needs are being addressed; solicit and evaluate customer feedback Act as an ambassador by understanding and fostering the organization's mission and vision Exhibit pride in self, the department, the city, and the community; conduct self in a professional manner Demonstrate integrity and build trust through credibility, reliability, commitment, loyalty, and ethical behavior Address difficult or contentious issues in a constructive manner Support/promote change; demonstrate flexibility, and take calculated risks when appropriate Participate in personal growth opportunities, and attend trainings designed to enhance capacity to bring new skills and ideas to the job and the organization Work to continuously improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the service or product being delivered Demonstrate support for team efforts by accepting new roles and responsibilities, and helping others achieve objectives Value diversity; demonstrate an awareness of differences; demonstrate sensitivity, and adapt behaviors and communication to accommodate these differences GENERAL COMPETENCIES Citywide - Every employee in this position is accountable to: Establish effective interpersonal relationships through honest, open communication and follow-through on commitments Recognize personal strengths and weaknesses, and target areas for personal self-development Demonstrate initiative in performing job tasks Exhibit problem-solving skills leading to sound judgment and quality decisions Achieve goals, and handle assigned workload and new assignments effectively; demonstrate an ability to work independently Communicate effectively with individuals and groups using clear and concise verbal and written communication Demonstrate accountability for work and take ownership in job performance Demonstrate concern for the accuracy and quality of work; take steps to correct mistakes and improve the overall product Job Specific - Every employee in this position must be able to: Demonstrate preventative lifeguarding and current lifeguard techniques, standards, and procedures related to rescue of drowning swimmers or any user in a distressful situation in or around the swimming pool Act quickly and calmly in emergency situations, making proper judgments as to the correct course of action Rescue swimmers in danger of drowning, regardless of situation and even if possible drowning victim resists rescue efforts Pass the City of Westminster's swim and lifeguard skills test Demonstrate first aid procedures common on swimming pool operations Demonstrate CPR and rescue breathing skills within certification standards and the use of an AED (Automated External Defibrillator) Work courteously with the public and support the City guest/host philosophy and SPIRIT values Instruct swimming classes of various age groups and ability levels Enforce pool safety rules firmly and courteously with the public in a professional manner Assist hourly lifeguards with enforcing or communicating rules to the public Use cleaning agents, brushes, and scrub pads on pool surfaces and aquatics equipment and assist supervisor team in training for safe use of such products Use computers for e-mail communication through Outlook and for timesheet entry JOB SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS Essential Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities, and Tasks Monitor activities in swimming pool areas and take action to prevent drowning, injuries, or accidents Take the lead role and initiate the Emergency Action Plan as necessary Monitor and insure completion of opening and closing duties Take initiative to perform cleaning duties including but not limited to pool, locker rooms, and deck Test water quality and make necessary adjustments to comply with established health standards Maintain and practice the City of Westminster guest host philosophy Conduct classes in swimming for various age groups and levels of ability Assist with leading monthly in-service trainings and lead lifeguard meetings as scheduled Demonstrate leadership, take initiative and make recommendations for safe lifeguard ratios and rotations Maintain regular and punctual attendance Other Duties and Responsibilities Maintain records of water quality, activity levels and usage Lead by example in a professional manner Keep management apprised of any operational or staff issues that are observed Assist and participate in staff motivation to complete daily tasks Assist, act as a leader, and set example to other lifeguards on proper class instruction and lifeguard skills Incumbent is accountable for all duties of this job, and other projects and responsibilities may be added at the City's discretion. POSITION REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS/PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Education, Experience, Skills, Formal Training, Licenses, and Certifications Required : High school diploma or GED Must be at least 18 years of age One (1) full year of experience as a lifeguard at a year-round public pool or two (2) summer seasons at a seasonal pool CPR/AED for Lifeguards certification, Basic First Aid certification, and Lifeguard Training certification Preferred : Two (2) full years of experience as a lifeguard at a year-round public pool StarGuard Lifeguard Certification One full year of experience teaching swimming lessons at skill levels beginner, intermediate, and advanced Any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience, which would provide the required knowledge and skills, may be considered. Physical Requirements Work performed is physical in nature and involves sufficient physical strength and stamina: Constant sitting, standing, and walking throughout pool area to observe patrons' adherence to facility rules, and inspect for safety hazards Constant near and far visual acuity to observe pools for possible troubled swimmers and safety hazards; constant audial acuity to be aware of troubled individual that may be out of line of sight Frequent crouching/squatting, kneeling, and bending/twisting to perform pool maintenance and rescue duties; frequent climbing and balancing to ascent and descend elevated lifeguard stands Frequent light grasp to hold rescue tubes throughout shift and safely use maintenance items; occasional firm grasp and fine motor skills to perform water testing, first aid, and other emergency functions Occasional reaching overheard to pull up to lifeguard stands; frequent reaching below shoulder to perform pool maintenance and emergency functions Occasional lifting of ten (10) pounds from floor to overhead to move equipment and supplies; occasional lifting of up to seventy-five (75) pounds from floor to chest to assist in moving furniture, equipment, and patrons on backboards Occasionally carry seventy-five (75) pounds up to fifty (50) feet and fifty (50) pounds up to 100 feet to perform emergency rescues; occasionally push/pull seventy-five (75) pounds to remove individuals from pool area in an emergency situation, and set up bleachers for events and lane ropes for lap swim WORKING CONDITIONS Work is constantly performed in a high volume indoor pool setting with constant exposure to loud noise and wet/humid conditions. Work includes periods of high activity and stress during emergency situations. Sufficient physical strength, stamina, and conditioning are needed to rescue swimmers in danger of drowning who may resist rescue. Required Materials and Equipment Knowledge of lifeguard equipment to include but not limited to rescue tubes, backboards, bag valve masks, AED, whistles, chemical testing kits, basic pool chemicals, telephones, two-way radios, and megaphones. Uses cleaning chemicals and cleaning equipment such as pool vacuum, hose, pressure washer, and scrubbers. Operates personal computers and other standard office equipment. PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Background checks will include employment references and criminal history Drug screen Physical Must be legally entitled to work in the United States Must be able to provide proof all required certifications are current by the first day of employment Must be able to pass the City of Westminster's swim and lifeguard skills test, and demonstrate CPR, rescue breathing skills, and the use of an AED Closing Date/Time: 10/28/2019 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster CO 80021, Colorado, United States
Sep 30, 2019
Full Time
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION The Plant Mechanic position is a skilled, journey-level labor position involving use and operation of light machinery and hand and power tools in the preventive maintenance, moderate to complex repair, and modification of process equipment and water/wastewater plant facilities and related pumping stations. It is a mandatory requirement of this position to work overtime and to be on-call as required. When on-call, must be able to respond to work within 60-minutes for emergencies. This is a safety-sensitive position. The full salary range for this position is stated above. The starting range of pay is dependent on qualifications and experience of each individual candidate. The City of Westminster offers a bonus of up to $1,500 per year depending on the employee's fluency in Spanish, Hmong, and/or Laotian. ORGANIZATIONAL COMPETENCIES AND CULTURAL VALUES/GENERAL COMPETENCIES The mission of every employee at the City of Westminster is to deliver exceptional value and quality of life through SPIRIT. Each employee is measured by the ability to adhere to the City's core values of Service, Pride, Integrity, Responsibility, Innovation, and Teamwork. This position supports the goals of the Public Works and Utilities Department, which maintains and enhances the safety and well-being of the community by providing exceptional water and wastewater service and maintaining the city's extensive network of street infrastructure. The department continuously strives to meet the needs of the community by constantly focusing on customer service, efficient and effective utilization of resources, safety, innovation, and teamwork. Every employee is accountable to: Demonstrate a high level of customer service; encourage others to focus on the customer; foster an environment where customer service is a priority Communicate with customers to ensure that, where possible, they are satisfied, and that their needs are being addressed; solicit and evaluate customer feedback Act as an ambassador by understanding and fostering the organization's mission and vision Exhibit pride in self, the department, the city, and the community; conduct self in a professional manner Demonstrate integrity and builds trust through credibility, reliability, commitment, loyalty, and ethical behavior Address difficult or contentious issues in a constructive manner Support and promote change; demonstrate flexibility, and take calculated risks when appropriate Participate in personal growth opportunities, and attend trainings designed to enhance capacity to bring new skills and ideas to the job and the organization Work to continuously improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the service or product being delivered Demonstrate support for team efforts by accepting new roles and responsibilities, and helping others achieve objectives Value diversity; demonstrate an awareness of differences; demonstrate sensitivity, and adapt behaviors and communication to accommodate these differences GENERAL COMPETENCIES Citywide - Every employee in this position is accountable to: Establish effective interpersonal relationships through honest, open communication and follow-through on commitments Recognize personal strengths and weaknesses, and target areas for personal self-development Demonstrate initiative in performing job tasks Exhibit problem-solving skills leading to sound judgment and quality decisions Achieve goals, and handle assigned workload and new assignments effectively; demonstrate an ability to work independently Communicate effectively with individuals and groups using clear and concise verbal and written communications Demonstrate accountability for work and take ownership in job performance Demonstrate concern for the accuracy and quality of work; take steps to correct mistakes and improve the overall product Job Specific - Every employee in this position must be able to: Demonstrate safe operation of equipment, materials, and methods used in general public works maintenance, construction, and repair, especially those related to the Utilities water and wastewater system Demonstrate the knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions necessary to conduct safe work around mechanical and electrical equipment, and in enclosed spaces subject to the accumulation of methane gas and hydrogen sulfide and willingness to apply other work safety rules and procedures Demonstrate basic knowledge of computer programs including Maintenance Management programs, Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, SCADA, computer interface with equipment alarms, and equipment monitoring systems Trouble-shoot and facilitate corrective action on pumps, motors, compressors, other process equipment Establish and maintain effective written and verbal communication skills, and build positive relationships and rapport with other team members within the work group, the division, the department, and across City employees Demonstrate an understanding of the principals involved in the operation of water and sewage pumps, and a basic understanding of electrical meters and controls Demonstrate an understanding of how a water and sewer system utility operates Analyze situations quickly and objectively, recognizing established precedents and practices, and use resourcefulness in meeting new problems Understand and work from sketches, penciled layouts, rough plans, and specifications Keep routine records and make reports Demonstrate knowledge of Department Policies and Rules and work safety rules and procedures Accurately follow verbal and written instructions Safely use all tools, vehicles and other equipment, materials, and supplies Perform CPR and basic first aid JOB SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS Essential Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities and Tasks 1. Performs plant maintenance duties including: Performs preventative maintenance and condition monitoring on facility equipment Performs moderate to complex repairs/rebuilds, and modifies and installs pumps, motors, compressors, and related equipment Installing, aligning, grouting, and adjusting new and rebuilt pumps and other equipment Demonstrate competency in practices, methods, and tools used in pipe fitting, soldering, millwright general metal fabrication skills including: metal turning lathe, drill presses, metal press, and various methods of welding Ability to construct unique solution repairs or new creations from many different materials including wood, plastics, rubber, metals and any other materials needed Working under the direction of certified plant electricians, have the ability to learn basic troubleshooting of electrical circuits ranging from 24 volt through three-phase 480 volts Cleans lagoons, sedimentation basins, clarifiers, filters, demineralizers, degasifiers, centrifuges, and sludge dryers Picks up and delivers parts 2. Schedules vehicle maintenance with the Fleet Division 3. Operates light and heavy construction equipment, including: Plow-equipped pickup for snow removal High pressure sewer cleaning equipment Air compressors Power or hand tools Confined space equipment Closed circuit televising equipment Other equipment as required 4. Performs work safely, including: Operating City vehicle Maintaining safe driving record 5. Must possess a valid driver's license and maintain a safe driving record 6. Maintains regular and punctual attendance Other Duties and Responsibilities 1. Will be required to perform Maintenanceworker duties from other primary assignment areas, such as snow removal duties 2. May perform cleaning of work area, parts cleaning, painting, and building maintenance Incumbent is accountable for all duties of this job, and other projects and responsibilities may be added at the City's discretion. POSITION REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS/PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Education, Experience, Skills, Formal Training, Licenses, and Certifications Required : Graduation from high school or completion of GED Two (2) years of experience in repair and maintenance of water or wastewater plants Minimum of three (3) years of experience in the construction/maintenance trades, including pump maintenance, welding, carpentry, plumbing, and related trades Experience in safe operation of tools, equipment, and light vehicles Valid driver's license with safe driving record It is a mandatory requirement of this position to work overtime, take weekend duty and be on call for emergency work or as otherwise required Preferred : Welding, Plumbing and any other construction trades certifications or licenses Any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience, which would provide the required knowledge and skills, may be considered. Physical Requirements This position is physical in nature and requires sufficient physical strength and stamina to: Frequently stand and walk on uneven terrain Frequently crouch/squat, bend/twist and kneel in awkward confined spaces; frequently climb equipment, trenches, and 45-foot ladders through 24-inch-diameter manholes Frequent light grasp and reaching; occasional firm grasp and fine motor functions to handle tools and material Constant near/far acuity and hearing to safely perform duties and perform office tasks Occasional lifting of up to 100 pounds from ground to waist.; occasional lifting of up to eighty (80) pounds from ground to shoulder to move cement bags and equipment, and occasional lifting of forty (40) pounds overhead; occasional carrying and pushing/pulling of up to 100 pounds WORKING CONDITIONS Work is performed indoors and outdoors with frequent exposure to extreme temperatures. Frequent exposure to noise levels that may cause distractions. May be exposed to confined work areas such as manholes, valve and meter vaults. Work is very physical in nature and requires a great amount of physical exertion in extreme conditions while working in confined spaces. Required Materials and Equipment Other activities could include the use of a telephone, scanner, copier, two-way radio, computer, pickups, high-pressure flushers, air compressors, power or hand tools, confined space equipment, and other equipment as required. PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Background check including employment references, criminal history, and driving record review Drug screen Physical Must be legally entitled to work in the United States Closing Date/Time: 10/21/2019 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, Colorado, United States
Sep 30, 2019
Full Time
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION ThePlans Examiner/Senior Plans Examineris responsible for technical work reviewing building construction plans and applications for compliance with City building codes and other City ordinances. Work includes examining plans and specifications of proposed residential, multi-family, and commercial structures for compliance with codes and ordinances adopted by the City of Westminster; interpreting and explaining building ordinances and code regulations to builders, architects, designers, contractors, and home owners; assisting individuals who request building permits offering advice regarding materials and methods of construction; and interpreting applicable codes for inspectors, architects, designers, contractors and engineers. Reports directly to the Senior Plans Examiner or the Chief Building Official. The full salary range for this position is stated above. The starting range of pay is dependent on qualifications and experience of each individual candidate. The City of Westminster offers a bonus of up to $1,500 per year depending on the employee's fluency in Spanish, Hmong, and/or Laotian. ORGANIZATIONAL COMPETENCIES AND CULTURAL VALUES/GENERAL COMPETENCIES The mission of every employee at the City of Westminster is to deliver exceptional value and quality of life through SPIRIT.Each employee is measured by the ability to adhere to the City's core values of Service, Pride, Integrity, Responsibility, Innovation, and Teamwork. This position supports the goals of the Community Development Department, which plans, promotes, and sustains an attractive and high quality living and working environment by facilitating appropriate land use and infrastructure decisions, ensuring that the community is developed in a safe, aesthetically pleasing, and maintainable manner. Every employee is accountable to: Demonstrate a high level of customer service; encourage others to focus on the customer; foster an environment where customer service is a priority Communicate with customers to ensure that, where possible, they are satisfied, and that their needs are being addressed; solicit and evaluate customer feedback Act as an ambassador by understanding and fostering the organization's mission and vision Exhibit pride in self, the department, the city, and the community; conduct self in a professional manner Demonstrate integrity and build trust through credibility, reliability, commitment, loyalty, and ethical behavior Address difficult or contentious issues in a constructive manner Support/promote change; demonstrate flexibility, and take calculated risks when appropriate Participate in personal growth opportunities, and attend trainings designed to enhance capacity to bring new skills and ideas to the job and the organization Work to continuously improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the service or product being delivered Demonstrate support for team efforts by accepting new roles and responsibilities, and helping others achieve objectives Value diversity; demonstrate an awareness of differences; demonstrate sensitivity, and adapt behaviors and communication to accommodate these differences GENERAL COMPETENCIES Citywide - Every employee in this position is accountable to: Establish effective interpersonal relationships through honest, open communication and follow-through on commitments Recognize personal strengths and weaknesses, and target areas for personal self-development Demonstrate initiative in performing job tasks Exhibit problem-solving skills leading to sound judgment and quality decisions Achieve goals, handle assigned workload and new assignments effectively; demonstrate an ability to work independently Communicate effectively with individuals and groups using clear and concise verbal and written communications Demonstrate accountability for work, and take ownership in job performance Demonstrate concern for the accuracy and quality of work; take steps to correct mistakes and improve the overall product Job Specific - Every employee in this position must be able to: Utilize a working knowledge of design and construction principles, as well as building materials, modern construction, and material assembly practices Display thorough knowledge of building and zoning codes and ordinances and related state and local regulations Communicate effectively and establish working relationships with developers, contractors, engineers, architects, and the public Read and interpret plans and specifications Communicate City requirements to permit applicants JOB SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS Essential Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities and Tasks Examines plans and specifications of proposed residential, multi-family, and commercial structures for compliance with codes and ordinances adopted by the City of Westminster Interprets and explains building ordinances and code regulations to builders, architects, designers, contractors, home owners and other individuals Assists individuals who request building permits offering advice regarding sizes and types of materials to be used as well as appropriate methods of construction Works closely with other divisions and departments as coordinator of the plan review process Maintains regular and punctual attendance Other Duties and Responsibilities Prepares and maintains records and reports Performs occasional field inspections Incumbent is accountable for all duties of this job and other projects and responsibilities may be added at the City's discretion. POSITION REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS/PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Education, Experience, Skills, Formal Training, Licenses and Certifications Required : Graduation from high school or GED Completion of at least two (2) years of college level education in engineering or construction related field Must obtain Residential or Commercial Plans Examiner Certification within one (1) year of hire Possession of a valid driver's license and maintenance of safe driving record Preferred : Possession of Residentialand Commercial Plans Examiner Certification At least two (2) years of experience in building codes enforcement and inspection or plans examiner capacity Additional ICC Certifications Any equivalent combination of education, training and experience, which would provide the required knowledge and skills, may be considered. Physical Requirements Work is sedentary in nature and requires sufficient physical stamina and strength for: Constant sitting to perform daily tasks; occasional walking through a multilevel facility to retrieve information; frequent standing sometimes for extended periods Frequent squatting, reaching above shoulder and twisting to file documents and lift supplies and material; occasional bending, kneeling, climbing, balancing and reaching below shoulder to store documents, material and supplies Constant light grasp, fine manipulation, and handling to perform daily duties; occasional firm grasp to safely use equipment Frequent lifting, carrying, push/pulling of up to ten (10) pounds to move material and supplies; occasional lifting, pushing/pulling of up to twenty-five (25) pounds with dollies and carts WORKING CONDITIONS Work is generally performed indoors. This is primarily sedentary office work. Must demonstrate the ability to meet the physical demands of the job including the ability to retrieve information from various locations in the office when needed. Exposure to periods of high activity and high stress under demanding conditions. The position requires a great deal of communication with City employees, the public, and outside agencies. Required Materials and Equipment Pens, pencils, computers, calculators, blue print machines, office supplies, measuring tape, fax machines and other standard office equipment. Occasional use of hard hats and other equipment for field use, including City radio and pager. May occasionally be required to use personal vehicle or City vehicle for fieldwork. PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Background checks will include employment references and criminal history and when applicable, credit check, driver's license record, education verification Pre-employment drug screen Must be legally entitled to work in the United States Closing Date/Time: 10/21/2019 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, Colorado, United States
Sep 23, 2019
Full Time
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION The Fitness Instructor I/II position provides group fitness instruction including strength training, step, high/low aerobics, sculpting, indoor cycle and combo classes.This position is responsible for creating a fun, safe, and inclusive environment for various ages and abilities to enjoy exercise.Recreation staff have the primary responsibility of providing quality services and ensuring the safety of program participants. Hours include days, evenings, weekends and some holidays. The full salary range for this position is stated above. The starting range of pay is dependent on qualifications and experience of each individual candidate. ORGANIZATIONAL COMPETENCIES AND CULTURAL VALUES/GENERAL COMPETENCIES The mission of every employee at the City of Westminster is to deliver exceptional value and quality of life through SPIRIT.Each employee is measured by the ability to adhere to the City's core values of Service, Pride, Integrity, Responsibility, Innovation, and Teamwork. This position supports the goals of the Parks, Recreation, and Libraries Department, which enhances the quality of life for all Westminster citizens by providing diverse leisure, recreational, and informational services and resources; and acquiring, developing, and maintaining first-class parks, facilities, open space, and recreational trails. This position works towards the accomplishment of the department's mission: Together we create exceptional opportunities for a vibrant community with a commitment to nature, wellness and literacy. GENERAL COMPETENCIES Job Specific - Every employee in this position must be able to: Teach a variety of fitness class formats in a group setting Consistently provide excellent guest service Demonstrate excellent communication skills Motivate participants and maintain a high level of energy during classes Lead a group in proper strength and flexibility training techniques Demonstrate knowledge of safe heart ratios, perceived exertion scales, and proper warn-up and cool-down techniques Utilize warm-up and cool-down exercises to safely engage class in exercises while minimizing injuries Maintain a nationally recognized fitness certification and First Aid/CPR/AED certification Employees are expected to provide excellent customer service, communicate in an effective manner both verbally and in writing, display professionalism and integrity, work efficiently, effectively, and accurately, work independently and as part of a team, take initiative, solve problems, display good judgment, take ownership for delivering a high quality product or service, have regular and punctual attendance, and effectively handle emergency situations. JOB SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS Essential Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities, and Tasks 1. Instructs group fitness classes on effective workout methods Starts and ends classes at the appropriate time Prepares appropriate equipment, music and handouts for each class Engages participants in proper warm-up and cool down exercises Uses stretching exercises to minimize injury Implements strength and endurance building activities Demonstrates exercises and appropriate methods to strengthen specific muscles Identifies different muscle groups Answers participants questions Cleans up after class Substitutes for other instructors as needed in order to support the team 2. Provides a safe, comfortable and inclusive environment for participants Greets and welcomes participants Interacts with the class and provides social interaction Delivers class in a fun and interesting manner Constantly monitors safety and teaches proper form and technique with positive reinforcement Maintains a positive and upbeat attitude and provides exceptional customer service 3. Maintains regular and punctual attendance Incumbent is accountable for all duties of this job, and other projects and responsibilities may be added at the City's discretion. POSITION REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS/PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Education, Experience, Skills, Formal Training, Licenses, and Certifications Required : Must be at least 18 years of age Current, nationally recognized group fitness or cycle certification First Aid, CPR and AED certification by the first day of employment Previous experience teaching group fitness classes Preferred : At least one (1) year of experience teaching group fitness classes Any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience, which would provide the required knowledge and skills, may be considered. Physical Requirements This is a physically demanding position that requires a high degree of stamina and strength, including the ability to: Frequently sit, stand and walk through a multi-level facility Occasionally squat, bend, kneel, twist, climb, balance and reach over head Occasionally lift, carry, push or pull items weighing up to fifty (50) pounds Frequently use hands and fingers for fine manipulation; occasionally use light and firm grasp Frequently see objects up close to perform office tasks and far away to observe activity for safety hazards or problems Constantly use hearing to interact with guests and staff and recognize trouble outside of view Occasionally use sufficient physical strength, stamina and agility to perform emergency work in various capacities Maintain an elevated heart rate and high degree of movement and activity for extended periods of time WORKING CONDITIONS Work is constantly performed indoors and outdoors with exposure to extreme temperatures.Work is performed in a high public use recreation facility where loud noise and multiple events and activities at one time may cause a distraction. Exposure to periods of high activity and stress under demanding conditions.The position requires a great deal of communication with City employees, the public, and outside agencies. Required Materials and Equipment Wireless microphone, hand weights, body bars, exercise bands, stereo and steps PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Candidates must successfully pass a criminal background check, reference check, and substance screen.There may be additional pre-employment requirements depending on the nature of the position.Must be legally entitled to work in the United States. We are a caring, courteous, team-oriented organization committed to public service excellence.Employees thrive in a culture that is respectful, professional and diverse. Our work culture encourages passionate, positive and enthusiastic employees.Westminster is a drug-free workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer. Closing Date/Time: 11/4/2019 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, Colorado, United States
Sep 23, 2019
Full Time
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION The Pilates Instructor position is responsible for teaching group and private Pilates classes to participants of various ages and ability levels.This position motivates participants and engages them in safe and effective exercise techniques.The Pilates Instructor is responsible for providing a comfortable and welcoming environment and being flexible to accommodate the individual needs of participants.Recreation staff have the primary responsibility of ensuring the safety of program participants. Hours for this position vary and may include early mornings, days, evenings, weekends and holidays. The full salary range for this position is stated above. The starting range of pay is dependent on qualifications and experience of each individual candidate. ORGANIZATIONAL COMPETENCIES AND CULTURAL VALUES/GENERAL COMPETENCIES The mission of every employee at the City of Westminster is to deliver exceptional value and quality of life through SPIRIT.Each employee is measured by the ability to adhere to the City's core values of Service, Pride, Integrity, Responsibility, Innovation, and Teamwork. This position supports the goals of the Parks, Recreation, and Libraries Department, which enhances the quality of life for all Westminster citizens by providing diverse leisure, recreational, and informational services and resources.This includes the acquiring, developing, and maintaining of first-class parks, facilities, open space, and trails. This position works toward the accomplishment of the department's mission: Together we create exceptional opportunities for a vibrant community with a commitment to nature, wellness and literacy. GENERAL COMPETENCIES Job Specific - Every employee in this position must be able to: Demonstrate knowledge of Pilates principles Instruct Pilates classes safely and effectively Direct students on how to strengthen core muscles by developing pelvic stability and abdominal control Demonstrate proper warm up and cool down techniques according to the Pilates principle Demonstrate safe and proper use of Pilates equipment Lead a class composed of individuals with various skill levels Communicate clearly with participants so that they can easily follow instructions before and during activity Provide an encouraging and motivating environment in which participants can attain their personal fitness goals Interact with guests and coworkers in a professional, friendly and courteous manner Keep Pilates studio clean and organized according to standards All employees are expected to provide excellent customer service, communicate in an effective manner both verbally and in writing, display professionalism and integrity, work efficiently, effectively and accurately, work independently and as part of a team, take initiative, solve problems, display good judgment, take ownership for delivering a high quality product or service, have regular and punctual attendance, and effectively handle emergency situations. JOB SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS Essential Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities, and Tasks 1. Prepares studio for Pilates classes Sets up and breaks down equipment Calls private clients 24 hours in advance to confirm appointment 2. Instructs class participants on proper flexibility and strength exercises according to the Pilates principle Provides safe and effective workouts for different populations in accordance with class descriptions Demonstrates and instruct safe and proper use of equipment Provides clear and concise instruction before and during activity Encourages participants to remain motivated to attain their personal fitness goals 3. Provides welcoming environment to participants Maintains cleanliness of Pilates studio Acknowledges each class participant when they enter and leave the class Shows enthusiasm and friendliness to participants Uses professional conduct when interacting with participants and coworkers Demonstrates flexibility by accommodating the needs of individual participants 4. Maintains regular and punctual attendance Other Duties and Responsibilities 1. Attends staff meetings Incumbent is accountable for all duties of this job, and other projects and responsibilities may be added at the City's discretion. POSITION REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS/PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Education, Experience, Skills, Formal Training, Licenses, and Certifications Required : Must be at least 21 years of age High school diploma or GED Nationally recognized Pilates certification with a minimum of 500 hours First Aid, CPR and AED certification by date of hire Minimum of two (2) years of experience teaching Pilates group classes including mat, chair, and reformer classes Preferred : Any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience, which would provide the required knowledge and skills, may be considered. Physical Requirements This is a physically demanding position that requires a high degree of stamina and strength, including the ability to: Frequently sit, stand and walk through a multi-level facility Occasionally squat, bend, kneel, twist, climb, balance and reach over head Occasionally lift, carry, push or pull items weighing up to fifty (50) pounds Frequently use hands and fingers for fine manipulation; occasionally use light and firm grasp Frequently see objects up close to perform office tasks and far away to observe activity for safety hazards or problems Constantly use hearing to interact with guests and staff and recognize trouble outside of view Occasionally use sufficient physical strength, stamina and agility to perform emergency work in various capacities Maintain an elevated heart rate and high degree of movement and activity for extended periods of time WORKING CONDITIONS Work is constantly performed indoors with occasional outdoor activity.Indoor and outdoor work is performed in a high public use, multilevel recreation facility where loud noise and multiple events and activities at one time may cause a distraction. Exposure to periods of high activity and stress under demanding conditions.The position requires a great deal of communication with City employees, the public, and outside agencies. Required Materials and Equipment Wireless microphone, stereo, Reformers, Magic Circles and other Pilates-related equipment. PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Candidates must be legally entitled to work in the United States and must successfully pass a criminal background check, reference check, and substance screen. There may be additional pre-employment requirements depending on the nature of the position. We are a caring, courteous, team-oriented organization committed to public service excellence.Employees thrive in a culture that is respectful, professional and diverse.Our work culture encourages passionate, positive and enthusiastic employees.Westminster is a drug-free workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer. Closing Date/Time: 11/4/2019 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, Colorado, United States
Sep 02, 2019
Full Time
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION The Sport Coach is a part-time, non-benefited position responsible for coaching a non-competitive intramural sports program representing the City of Westminster and area middle schools. This position helps participants develop their skills in a certain sport and learn the rules of the game. This position serves as a role model and is responsible for developing positive relationships with participants. The Sport Coach focuses on developing a team atmosphere, following the rules of the game and maintaining sportsmanship. This position requires afternoon and early evening work and requires the ability to drive to all participating middle schools as needed. Recreation staff have the primary responsibility of providing quality services and ensuring the safety of program participants. The full salary range for this position is stated above. The starting range of pay is dependent on qualifications and experience of each individual candidate. The City of Westminster offers a bonus of up to $1,500 per year depending on the employee's fluency in Spanish, Hmong, and/or Laotian. ORGANIZATIONAL COMPETENCIES AND CULTURAL VALUES/GENERAL COMPETENCIES The mission of every employee at the City of Westminster is to deliver exceptional value and quality of life through SPIRIT. Each employee is measured by the ability to adhere to the City's core values of Service, Pride, Integrity, Responsibility, Innovation, and Teamwork. This position supports the goals of the Parks, Recreation and Libraries Department, which enhances the quality of life for all Westminster citizens by providing diverse leisure, recreational, and informational services and resources; and acquiring, developing, and maintaining first-class parks, facilities, open space, and trails. This position works towards the accomplishment of the department's mission: Together we create exceptional opportunities for a vibrant community with a commitment to nature, wellness and literacy. GENERAL COMPETENCIES Job Specific - Every employee in this position must be able to: Demonstrate a thorough understanding of the sport he or she is coaching Train and instruct participants in the skills and game play associated with sport Encourage and help participants to learn and improve skills Develop positive relationships with participants Serve as a role model and maintain professional conduct and sportsmanship at all times Work effectively with children ranging in age from 10 years to 15 years old Follow City policies and procedures on conduct and safety Act quickly and calmly in emergency situations by making proper judgments as to the correct course of action Administer first aid and CPR and use an AED (Automated External Defibrillator) Work courteously with the public and support the City of Westminster guest service philosophy and the SPIRIT values All employees are expected to provide excellent customer service, communicate in an effective manner both verbally and in writing, display professionalism and integrity, work efficiently, effectively and accurately, work independently and as part of a team, take initiative, solve problems, display good judgment, take ownership for delivering a high quality product or service, have regular and punctual attendance, and effectively handle emergency situations. JOB SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS Essential Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities, and Tasks 1. Trains and instructs participants in a specific sport Monitors activities during training and practices, explains techniques and assists with skills improvement Plans work outs and drills to improve and develop skills Monitors participants and enforces rules, regulations and safety precautions to prevent accidents 2. Promotes a positive, non-competitive recreation environment, good personal behavior and sportsmanship, and an environment to train and motivate children and adolescents 3. Responsible for team development for Round Robin tournament play 4. Participates in meetings and trainings 5. Keeps track of and ensures proper care of program equipment 6. Maintains regular and punctual attendance Other Duties and Responsibilities 1. Maintains current First Aid, CPR and AED certification Incumbent is accountable for all duties of this job, and other projects and responsibilities may be added at the City's discretion. POSITION REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS/PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Education, Experience, Skills, Formal Training, Licenses, and Certifications Required : Must be at least 18 years of age High school diploma or GED Experience coaching a sport or sport instruction First Aid, CPR and AED certification within 90 days of hire Any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience, which would provide the required knowledge and skills, may be considered. Physical Requirements This position requires a moderate degree of physical stamina and strength, including the ability to: Frequently sit, stand and walk through a multi-level facility Occasionally squat, bend, kneel, twist, climb, balance and reach over head Occasionally lift, carry, push or pull items weighing up to fifty (50) pounds Frequently use hands and fingers for fine manipulation; occasionally use light and firm grasp Frequently see objects up close to perform office tasks and far away to observe activity for safety hazards or problems Constantly use hearing to interact with guests and staff and recognize trouble outside of view Occasionally use sufficient physical strength, stamina and agility to perform emergency work in various capacities WORKING CONDITIONS Work is constantly performed indoors in an active gymnasium setting with exposure to loud noises, various sports equipment and activities, and high public use. Required Materials and Equipment Sport-specific equipment such as volleyball nets, volleyball poles, basketball nets, and balls PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Candidates must be legally entitled to work in the United States and must successfully pass a criminal background check, reference check, and substance screen. There may be additional pre-employment requirements depending on the nature of the position. We are a caring, courteous, team-oriented organization committed to public service excellence. Employees thrive in a culture that is respectful, professional and diverse. Our work culture encourages passionate, positive and enthusiastic employees. Westminster is a drug-free workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer. Closing Date/Time: 10/21/2019 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, Colorado, United States
Aug 28, 2019
Full Time
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION The Assistant Golf Professional is an hourly, temporary position that works atThe Walnut Creek Golf Preserve Course..The Walnut Creek Golf Preserve is a high-volume golf course with 37,000-plus rounds per year. This position will include all areas of the golf business, including working in the golf shop, cart barn, practice facility, and inside/outside guest services. The full salary range for this position is stated above. The starting range of pay is dependent on qualifications and experience of each individual candidate. ORGANIZATIONAL COMPETENCIES AND CULTURAL VALUES/GENERAL COMPETENCIES The mission of every employee at the City of Westminster is to deliver exceptional value and quality of life through SPIRIT. Each employee is measured by the ability to adhere to the City's core values of Service, Pride, Integrity, Responsibility, Innovation, and Teamwork. This position supports the goals of the Parks, Recreation and Libraries Department, which enhances the quality of life for all Westminster citizens by providing diverse leisure, recreational, and informational services and resources; and acquiring, developing, and maintaining first-class parks, facilities, open space, and trails. This position works toward the accomplishment of the department's mission: Together we create exceptional opportunities for a vibrant community with a commitment to nature, wellness and literacy. GENERAL COMPETENCIES Job Specific - Every employee in this position must be able to: Possess excellent customer service skills, and be skilled in oral and written communication Deal tactfully and professionally with the public and guests at all times Utilize computer management systems for tracking revenues, merchandise, and golf statistical information Demonstrate extensive knowledge of the rules of golf Demonstrate sufficient technical skills to provide instruction to golfers All employees are expected to provide excellent customer service, communicate in an effective manner both verbally and in writing, display professionalism and integrity, work efficiently, effectively and accurately, work independently and as part of a team, take initiative, solve problems, display good judgment, take ownership for delivering a high quality product or service, have regular and punctual attendance, and effectively handle emergency situations. JOB SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS Essential Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities and Task s Assists with tournament operations, day-to-day golf shop operations, and golf shop guest services including point of sale cash sales and telephone reservations, golf shop inventory/sales and merchandising, golf club repair, GHIN handicapping for events, and outside guest services, including golf cart and practice facility operations Helps coordinate golf activities with the Merchandise and Food/Beverage staff to provide maximum service and enhance per round revenue Opens and closes the golf shop, cart barn and practice facility, nightly general ledger/cash turn-ins, cart and range work, and sees that all day-to-day operations are performed in accordance with daily policy and procedures Helps coordinate, plan, and execute all aspects of the golf operation with the Head Golf Professional in order to provide first class service, enhance guests experience, and enforce all golf course policies and procedures in order to maximize per round revenue Maintains regular and punctual attendance Other Duties and Responsibilities Incumbent is accountable for all duties of this job, and other projects and responsibilities may be added at the City's discretion. POSITION REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS/PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Education, Experience, Skills, Formal Training, Licenses and Certifications Required : High school diploma or GED, supplemented by at least one year of college-level coursework in Business Administration, Marketing or related field A valid driver's license, provide proof of a safe driving record, and safe driving record for continued employment Preferred : Experience in daily golf shop, cart fleet, and practice area operations PGA member or registered Associate in the in the PGA Professional Golf Management (PGA PGM)Program One year of college-level coursework Any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience, which would provide the required knowledge and skills, may be considered. Physical Requirements This position requires a moderate degree of physical stamina and strength, including the ability to: Frequently sit, stand and walk through a multi-level facility Occasionally squat, bend, kneel, twist, climb, balance and reach over head Occasionally lift, carry, push or pull items weighing up to fifty (50) pounds Frequently use hands and fingers for fine manipulation; occasionally use light and firm grasp Frequently see objects up close to perform office tasks and far away to observe activity for safety hazards or problems Constantly use hearing to interact with guests and staff and recognize trouble outside of view Occasionally use sufficient physical strength, stamina and agility to perform emergency work in various capacities WORKING CONDITIONS Work is constantly performed indoors and outdoors with exposure to extreme temperatures.Work is performed in a public golf course setting in which instruction and basic golf course maintenance are performed year-round. This is a high public contact position having frequent exposure to a very fast-paced environment. Required Materials and Equipment Computers and related office equipment, golf carts, golf clubs, and equipment used in the daily operation of a golf course. PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Candidates must be legally entitled to work in the United States and must successfully pass a criminal background check, reference check, and substance screen. There may be additional pre-employment requirements depending on the nature of the position. We are a caring, courteous, team-oriented organization committed to public service excellence.Employees thrive in a culture that is respectful, professional and diverse.Our work culture encourages passionate, positive and enthusiastic employees.Westminster is a drug-free workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer. Closing Date/Time: 12/30/2019 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, Colorado, United States
Aug 28, 2019
Full Time
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION The Golf CourseRetail Shop Clerk is responsible for providing excellent customer service in the Pro Shop and outside on the golf course.This position is responsible for handling money, operating the point of sale/tee time computer system and maintaining the appearance of the golf shop, as well as for pace of play and enforcement of course policies and procedures.This position will work atthe Walnut Creek Golf Preserve.This position requires the availability to work varied hours including holidays, evenings, early mornings, and weekends; working 20 to 25 hours per week. We are looking for candidates who are willing and able to work through the fall season. The full salary range for this position is stated above. The starting range of pay is dependent on qualifications and experience of each individual candidate. ORGANIZATIONAL COMPETENCIES AND CULTURAL VALUES/GENERAL COMPETENCIES The mission of every employee at the City of Westminster is to deliver exceptional value and quality of life through SPIRIT.Each employee is measured by the ability to adhere to the City's core values of Service, Pride, Integrity, Responsibility, Innovation, and Teamwork. This position supports the goals of the Parks, Recreation and Libraries Department, which enhances the quality of life for all Westminster citizens by providing diverse leisure, recreational, and informational services and resources; and acquiring, developing, and maintaining first-class parks, facilities, open space, and trails. This position works toward the accomplishment of the department's mission: Together we create exceptional opportunities for a vibrant community with a commitment to nature, wellness and literacy. GENERAL COMPETENCIES Job Specific - Every employee in this position must be able to: Demonstrate excellent guest service and communication skills Demonstrate knowledge of modern retail practices, procedures, and equipment Type accurately Learn assigned clerical and retail tasks within a reasonable period of time Demonstrate knowledge of the golf industry is helpful Demonstrate ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the public Demonstrate ability to operate a golf cart at times All employees are expected to provide excellent customer service, communicate in an effective manner both verbally and in writing, display professionalism and integrity, work efficiently, effectively and accurately, work independently and as part of a team, take initiative, solve problems, display good judgment, take ownership for delivering a high quality product or service, have regular and punctual attendance, and effectively handle emergency situations. JOB SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS Essential Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities and Tasks 1. Supports pro shop operations and provides excellent customer service Works with the point of sale and tee time computer system Handles guest payments and cash receipts Schedules tee times, answers phones, and greets customers Cleans golf shop, including straightening clothes racks, dusting and vacuuming, and steaming clothes Assists in counting inventory 2. Supports operations outside on the golf course Maintains on-course pace of play Enhances course safety by enforcing rules and regulations Actively aids players in finding golf balls, raking bunkers, fixing ball marks Assists guests with cart check out, course information, shuttle rides and booking tee times Actively enhances a beautiful course by picking up trash Assists with day-to-day practice facility, clubhouse, cart fleet set-up, clean-up and presentation Assists Golf Professionals with running successful outside operations 3. Maintains regular and punctual attendance Other Duties and Responsibilities Incumbent is accountable for all duties of this job; other projects and responsibilities may be added at the City's discretion. POSITION REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS/PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Education, Experience, Skills, Formal Training, Licenses and Certifications Required : Must be at least 18 years old High school diploma or GED A valid driver's license, provide proof of a safe driving record, and maintain a safe driving record for continued employment Preferred : Cash handling experience Retail sales experience Experience working at a golf course or playing golf Any equivalent combination of education, training and experience, which would provide the required knowledge and skills, may be considered. Physical Requirements This position requires a moderate degree of physical stamina and strength, including the ability to: Frequently sit, stand and walk through a multi-level facility Occasionally squat, bend, kneel, twist, climb, balance and reach over head Occasionally lift, carry, push or pull items weighing up to fifty (50) pounds Frequently use hands and fingers for fine manipulation; occasionally use light and firm grasp Frequently see objects up close to perform office tasks and far away to observe activity for safety hazards or problems Constantly use hearing to interact with guests and staff and recognize trouble outside of view Occasionally use sufficient physical strength, stamina and agility to perform emergency work in various capacities WORKING CONDITIONS Work will be performed indoors and outdoors with exposure to extreme temperatures.Work is performed in a public golf course setting in which instruction and basic golf course maintenance are performed year round.May require exposure to periods of high activity and high stress under demanding conditions due to the high public contact of this position. Required Materials and Equipment Will be required to use and/or operate cash registers, telephones, calculators, personal computers, keyboards, ten-key calculators, vacuum, and golf carts. PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Candidates must be legally entitled to work in the United States and must successfully pass a criminal background check, reference check, and substance screen. There may be additional pre-employment requirements depending on the nature of the position. We are a caring, courteous, team-oriented organization committed to public service excellence.Employees thrive in a culture that is respectful, professional and diverse.Our work culture encourages passionate, positive and enthusiastic employees.Westminster is a drug-free workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer. Closing Date/Time: 12/30/2019 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, Colorado, United States
Aug 26, 2019
Full Time
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION The Fitness Instructor - Aquatics is responsible for providing instruction to participants of various ages and abilities for water fitness classes. Recreation staff have the primary responsibility of ensuring the safety of program participants. Work schedule may vary, but will generally consist of morning classes between 9 a.m. and noon and evening classes between 6 and 8 p.m. The full salary range for this position is stated above. The starting range of pay is dependent on qualifications and experience of each individual candidate. ORGANIZATIONAL COMPETENCIES AND CULTURAL VALUES/GENERAL COMPETENCIES The mission of every employee at the City of Westminster is to deliver exceptional value and quality of life through SPIRIT.Each employee is measured by the ability to adhere to the City's core values of Service, Pride, Integrity, Responsibility, Innovation, and Teamwork. This position supports the goals of the Parks, Recreation and Libraries Department, which enhances the quality of life for all Westminster citizens by providing diverse leisure, recreational, and informational services and resources; and acquiring, developing, and maintaining first-class parks, facilities, open space, and trails. This position works toward the accomplishment of the department's mission: Together we create exceptional opportunities for a vibrant community with a commitment to nature, wellness and literacy. GENERAL COMPETENCIES Job Specific - Every employee in this position must be able to: Demonstrate knowledge of water fitness class instruction Provide a safe and exercise-enhanced environment for participants Consistently provide excellent guest service Demonstrate excellent communication skills Motivate participants and maintain a high level of energy during classes Demonstrate knowledge of safe heart ratios and perceived exertion scales Utilize warm-up and cool-down exercises to safely engage class in exercises while minimizing injuries All employees are expected to provide excellent customer service, communicate in an effective manner both verbally and in writing, display professionalism and integrity, work efficiently, effectively and accurately, work independently and as part of a team, take initiative, solve problems, display good judgment, take ownership for delivering a high quality product or service, have regular and punctual attendance, and effectively handle emergency situations. JOB SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS Essential Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities, and Tasks 1. Provides proper instruction of water fitness classes 2. Sets up and tears down class equipment provided by the center 3. Monitors heart rate of participants and provides proper warm-up and cool-down exercises 4. Incorporates strength building and cardio activities into the routine as appropriate for the intended purpose of a class 5. Interacts with class participants 6. Maintains regular and punctual attendance Other Duties and Responsibilities 1. Maintains all required certifications 2. Attends scheduled staff meetings Incumbent is accountable for all duties of this job, and other projects and responsibilities may be added at the City's discretion. POSITION REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS/PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Education, Experience, Skills, Formal Training, Licenses, and Certifications Required : Previous experience teaching aerobics or water fitness Preferred : Nationally recognized aerobics or water fitness certification(s) such as AEA, ACE, YMCA, AFAA, APAI, and Silver Sneakers National Water Aerobics Certification Any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience, which would provide the required knowledge and skills, may be considered. Physical Requirements Work performed is physical in nature and involves sufficient physical strength and stamina for: Constant submersion in the water while teaching classes and occasional sitting, standing, and walking throughout pool area to observe patrons during classes Constant near and far acuity to observe pools for possible troubled swimmers and safety hazards; constant hearing to be aware of troubled individuals that may be out of line of sight Occasional lifting of ten (10) pounds from floor to overhead to move equipment and supplies; occasional lifting of up to seventy-five (75) pounds from floor to chest to assist in moving furniture, equipment, and patrons on backboards Occasionally push and/or pull seventy-five (75) pounds to remove individuals from pool area in an emergency situation, and set up bleachers for events and lane ropes for lap swim WORKING CONDITIONS Frequent exposure to pool water. Occasional lifting up to seventy-five (75) pounds and the possible lifting of an injured individual.Frequent exposure to noise levels that may cause distractions.High public contact position requiring adequate spoken interaction with the public and pool guests. Ability to work in a high humidity and heat environment for long periods. Required Materials and Equipment Water fitness equipment such as belts, barbells, gloves, microphone, and stereo equipment PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Candidates must be legally entitled to work in the United States and must successfully pass a criminal background check, reference check, and substance screen. There may be additional pre-employment requirements depending on the nature of the position. We are a caring, courteous, team-oriented organization committed to public service excellence.Employees thrive in a culture that is respectful, professional and diverse.Our work culture encourages passionate, positive and enthusiastic employees.Westminster is a drug-free workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer. Closing Date/Time: 12/31/2019 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, Colorado, United States
Aug 20, 2019
Full Time
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION The Golf Course Attendant position is responsible for providing excellent customer service, helping with golf carts, ensuring the cleanliness and maintenance of the clubhouse, and picking up range balls. This position works at either of the City's two golf courses, Legacy Ridge or The Heritage Golf Course.This position requires the availability to work varied hours including holidays, evenings, early mornings, and weekends. Recreation staff have the primary responsibility of ensuring the safety of program participants. The full salary range for this position is stated above. The starting range of pay is dependent on qualifications and experience of each individual candidate. ORGANIZATIONAL COMPETENCIES AND CULTURAL VALUES/GENERAL COMPETENCIES The mission of every employee at the City of Westminster is to deliver exceptional value and quality of life through SPIRIT.Each employee is measured by the ability to adhere to the City's core values of Service, Pride, Integrity, Responsibility, Innovation, and Teamwork. This position supports the goals of the Parks, Recreation and Libraries Department, which enhances the quality of life for all Westminster citizens by providing diverse leisure, recreational and informational services and resources; and acquiring, developing and maintaining first-class parks, facilities, open space and trails.This position works toward the accomplishment of the department's mission: Together we create exceptional opportunities for a vibrant community with a commitment to nature, wellness and literacy. GENERAL COMPETENCIES Job Specific - Every employee in this position must be able to: Work well within a team environment Use golf carts and golf course equipment skillfully Take care of equipment Work independently Show initiative to perform duties without constant supervision All employees are expected to provide excellent customer service, communicate in an effective manner both verbally and in writing, display professionalism and integrity, work efficiently, effectively and accurately, work independently and as part of a team, take initiative, solve problems, display good judgment, take ownership for delivering a high quality product or service, have regular and punctual attendance, and effectively handle emergency situations. JOB SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS Essential Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities and Tasks 1. Provides excellent customer service a. Welcomes customers with a verbal greeting and smile b. Answers questions and directs customers to appropriate staff member or location 2. Cares for golf cart fleet a. Drive golf carts b. Clean golf carts c. Stage carts for daily play and tournaments 3. Picks range balls a. Drive a caged range picker b. Load and operate range equipment 4. Performs basic maintenance and cleaning a. Wash range balls and golf carts b. Clean golf cart barn, parking lot, clubhouse and clubhouse grounds c. Put our and pick up flag sticks d. Locks gates 5. Maintains regular and punctual attendance Other Duties and Responsibilities 1. Work in a fast-paced environment 2. Enforce golf course polices Incumbent is accountable for all duties of this job, other projects and responsibilities may be added at the City's discretion. POSITION REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS/PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Education, Experience, Skills, Formal Training, Licenses and Certifications Required : Must be at least 16 years of age A valid driver's license, provide proof of a safe driving record, and maintain a safe driving record for continued employment Preferred : Any equivalent combination of education, training and experience, which would provide the required knowledge and skills, may be considered. Physical Requirements This position requires a moderate degree of physical stamina and strength, including the ability to: Frequently sit, stand and walk through a multi-level facility Occasionally squat, bend, kneel, twist, climb, balance and reach over head Occasionally lift, carry, push or pull items weighing up to fifty (50) pounds Frequently use hands and fingers for fine manipulation; occasionally use light and firm grasp Frequently see objects up close to perform office tasks and far away to observe activity for safety hazards or problems Constantly use hearing to interact with guests and staff and recognize trouble outside of view Occasionally use sufficient physical strength, stamina and agility to perform emergency work in various capacities WORKING CONDITIONS Work performed includes indoor and outdoor activity and exposure to extreme temperatures. Work is performed in a public golf course setting in which instruction and basic golf course maintenance are performed year round.Exposure to periods of high activity and stress under demanding conditions. Required Materials and Equipment Golf carts and driving range equipment used in the daily operation of a golf course.Plus other cleaning tools including a power washer and vacuum. PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Candidates must be legally entitled to work in the United States and must successfully pass a criminal background check, reference check, and substance screen. There may be additional pre-employment requirements depending on the nature of the position. We are a caring, courteous, team-oriented organization committed to public service excellence.Employees thrive in a culture that is respectful, professional and diverse.Our work culture encourages passionate, positive and enthusiastic employees.Westminster is a drug-free workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer. Closing Date/Time: 12/30/2019 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, Colorado, United States
Jun 28, 2019
Full Time
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION The Aide -Aquatics position is responsible for assisting with the enforcement of policies, teaching lessons, rules, guidelines and regulations governing the conduct of patrons using municipal aquatics facilities.Position requires working evenings, weekends, holidays and requires the ability to travel to work at all City facility pools as needed. The full salary range for this position is stated above. The starting range of pay is dependent on qualifications and experience of each individual candidate. ORGANIZATIONAL COMPETENCIES AND CULTURAL VALUES/GENERAL COMPETENCIES The mission of every employee at the City of Westminster is to deliver exceptional value and quality of life through SPIRIT. Each employee is measured by the ability to adhere to the City's core values of Service, Pride, Integrity, Responsibility, Innovation, and Teamwork. This position supports the goals of the Parks, Recreation and Libraries Department, which enhances the quality of life for all Westminster citizens by providing diverse leisure, recreational and informational services and resources; and acquiring, developing and maintaining first-class parks, facilities, open space and trails. GENERAL COMPETENCIES Job Specific - Every employee in this position must be able to: Assist in ensuring pool safety rules firmly and courteously with the public Work courteously with the public and support the City of Westminster guest service philosophy and the SPIRIT (Service, Pride, Integrity, Responsibility, Innovation, Teamwork) values Act quickly and calmly in emergency situations by making proper judgments as to the correct course of action Assist in instructing swimming classes of various age groups and ability levels Perform basic swim strokes - front crawl, back crawl, backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke and butterfly stroke for a minimum of 10 yards Demonstrate preventative lifeguarding and current lifeguard techniques, and procedures related to rescue of a drowning swimmers or any user in a distressful situation in or around the swimming pool Act quickly and calmly in emergency situations by making proper judgments as to the correct course of action Rescue swimmers in danger of drowning Pass the City of Westminster's swim and lifeguard skills test Demonstrate first aid procedures common in swimming pool operations Demonstrate CPR and rescue breathing skills within certification standards, and the use of an AED (Automated External Defibrillator) Work courteously with the public and support the City of Westminster guest service philosophy and the SPIRIT values (service, pride, integrity, responsibility, innovation, teamwork) All employees are expected to provide excellent customer service, communicate in an effective manner both verbally and in writing, display professionalism and integrity, work efficiently, effectively and accurately, work independently and as part of a team, take initiative, solve problems, display good judgment, take ownership for delivering a high quality product or service, have regular and punctual attendance, and effectively handle emergency situations. JOB SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS Essential Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities and Tasks Assists in monitoring activities in swimming pool areas to prevent drownings, injuries or accidents and teach lessons Assists rescues of swimmers in danger of drowning and administers first aid Assists in maintaining order in swimming pool and adjacent areas Performs cleaning duties including, but not limited to pool, locker rooms, and deck Follows department guest host philosophy Attends monthly in-service training Maintains regular and punctual attendance Other Duties and Responsibilities Assists in maintaining records of activity levels and usage Aids in conducting classes in swimming for various age groups and levels of ability Incumbent is accountable for all duties of this job and other projects and responsibilities may be added at the City's discretion. POSITION REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS/PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Education, Experience, Skills, Formal Training, Licenses and Certifications Required : At least 15 years of age at time of employment Ability to pass Starfish Aquatics Institute StarGuard Training, standard First Aid certification, and CPR/AED certification within 30 days of hire Preferred : One (1) full year experience as a lifeguard at a year-round public pool or two (2) summer seasons at a seasonal public pool CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer certification, standard first aid certification, and lifeguard training certification Any equivalent combination of education, training and experience, which would provide the required knowledge and skills, may be considered. Physical Requirements Work performed is physical in nature and involves sufficient physical strength and stamina for: Constant sitting, standing, and walking throughout pool area to observe patrons' adherence to facility rules and inspect for safety hazards Constant near and far acuity to observe pools for possible troubled swimmers and safety hazards; constant hearing to be aware of troubled individual that may be out of line of sight Frequent crouching, squatting, kneeling, bending, and twisting to perform pool maintenance and rescue duties; frequent climbing and balancing to ascent and descend elevated lifeguard stands Frequent light grasp to hold rescue tubes throughout shift and safely use maintenance items; occasional firm grasp and fine motor skills to perform water testing, first aid, and other emergency functions Occasional reaching overheard to pull up to lifeguard stands; frequent reaching below shoulder to perform pool maintenance and emergency functions Occasional lifting of ten (10) pounds from floor to overhead to move equipment and supplies; occasional lifting of up to seventy-five (75) pounds from floor to chest to assist in moving furniture, equipment, and patrons on backboards Occasionally carry seventy-five (75) pounds up to fifty (50) feet, and fifty (50) pounds up to 100 feet to perform emergency rescues; occasionally push and/or pull seventy-five (75) pounds to remove individuals from pool area in an emergency situation, and set up bleachers for events and lane ropes for lap swim WORKING CONDITIONS Work is constantly performed in a high volume indoor pool setting with constant exposure to loud noise and wet/humid conditions and pool water. Work includes periods of high activity and stress during emergency situations. High public contact position requiring adequate spoken interaction with the public and pool guests. Required Materials and Equipment Knowledge of lifeguard equipment to include but not limited to rescue tubes, backboards, bag valve masks, AED, whistles, chemical testing kits, basic pool chemicals, telephones, two-way radios, and megaphones. Uses cleaning chemicals and cleaning equipment such as pool vacuum, hose, pressure washer, and scrubbers. Operates personal computers and other standard office equipment. PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Candidates must be legally entitled to work in the United States and must successfully pass a criminal background check, reference check, and substance screen. There may be additional pre-employment requirements depending on the nature of the position. We are a caring, courteous, team-oriented organization committed to public service excellence. Employees thrive in a culture that is respectful, professional and diverse. Our work culture encourages passionate, positive and enthusiastic employees. Westminster is a drug-free workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer. Closing Date/Time: 12/30/2019 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, Colorado, United States
Jun 28, 2019
Full Time
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION The Hourly Lifeguard position is responsible for ensuring the safety of guests, surveillance of the pool facility and surrounding areas, enforcement of policies, rules, and regulations, and governing the conduct of guests using a municipal swimming pool.Position requires working evenings, weekends, and holidays, and requires ability to travel to work at all City facility pools as needed.Recreation staff have the primary responsibility of ensuring the safety of program participants. This position is classified as safety-sensitive due to the nature of the work. Employees in this position may be subject to random drug testing and/or heightened supervision per the personnel policies and rules. The full salary range for this position is stated above. The starting range of pay is dependent on qualifications and experience of each individual candidate. Hours for this part-time, non-benefited position vary but may include weekdays, evenings, and weekends. ORGANIZATIONAL COMPETENCIES AND CULTURAL VALUES/GENERAL COMPETENCIES The mission of every employee at the City of Westminster is to deliver exceptional value and quality of life through SPIRIT. Each employee is measured by the ability to adhere to the City's core values of Service, Pride, Integrity, Responsibility, Innovation, and Teamwork. This position supports the goals of the Parks, Recreation and Libraries Department, which enhances the quality of life for all Westminster citizens by providing diverse leisure, recreational, and informational services and resources; and acquiring, developing, and maintaining first-class parks, facilities, open space, and trails. This position works toward the accomplishment of the department's mission: Together we create exceptional opportunities for a vibrant community with a commitment to nature, wellness and literacy. GENERAL COMPETENCIES Job Specific - Every employee in this position must be able to: Demonstrate preventative lifeguarding and current lifeguard techniques, standards, and procedures related to rescue of a drowning swimmers or any user in a distressful situation in or around the swimming pool Act quickly and calmly in emergency situations by making proper judgments as to the correct course of action Rescue swimmers in danger of drowning Pass the City of Westminster's swim and lifeguard skills test Demonstrate first aid procedures common in swimming pool operations Demonstrate CPR and rescue breathing skills within certification standards, and the use of an AED (Automated External Defibrillator) Work courteously with the public and support the City of Westminster guest service philosophy and the SPIRIT values (service, pride, integrity, responsibility, innovation, teamwork) All employees are expected to provide excellent customer service, communicate in an effective manner both verbally and in writing, display professionalism and integrity, work efficiently, effectively and accurately, work independently and as part of a team, take initiative, solve problems, display good judgment, take ownership for delivering a high quality product or service, have regular and punctual attendance, and effectively handle emergency situations. JOB SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS Essential Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities, and Tasks 1. Monitors activities in swimming pool areas to prevent drownings, injuries, or accidents 2. Responds appropriately to emergencies 3. Provides quality swim lesson instruction 4. Participates in all maintenance andcleaning duties including, but not limited to pool, locker rooms, deck, and surrounding facilities 5. Effectively enforces pool rules while following department guest host philosophy 6. Participates in and attends monthly in-service trainings 7. Maintains regular and punctual attendance Other Duties and Responsibilities 1. Instructs swimming classes of various age groups and ability levels 2. Maintains records of activity levels and usage Incumbent is accountable for all duties of this job, and other projects and responsibilities may be added at the City's discretion. POSITION REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS/PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Education, Experience, Skills, Formal Training, Licenses, and Certifications Required : Must be at least 16 years of age Ability to pass Starfish Aquatics Institute StarGuard Training, standard First Aid certification, and CPR/AED certification within 30 days of hire Must pass a required swim test during the interview process Preferred : One (1) full year experience as a lifeguard at a year-round public pool or two (2) summer seasons at a seasonal public pool CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer certification, standard first aid certification, and lifeguard training certification Any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience, which would provide the required knowledge and skills, may be considered. Physical Requirements Work performed is physical in nature and involves sufficient physical strength and stamina for: Constant sitting, standing, and walking throughout pool area to observe patrons' adherence to facility rules and inspect for safety hazards Constant near and far acuity to observe pools for possible troubled swimmers and safety hazards; constant hearing to be aware of troubled individual that may be out of line of sight Frequent crouching, squatting, kneeling, bending, and twisting to perform pool maintenance and rescue duties; frequent climbing and balancing to ascent and descend elevated lifeguard stands Frequent light grasp to hold rescue tubes throughout shift and safely use maintenance items; occasional firm grasp and fine motor skills to perform water testing, first aid, and other emergency functions Occasional reaching overheard to pull up to lifeguard stands; frequent reaching below shoulder to perform pool maintenance and emergency functions Occasional lifting of ten (10) pounds from floor to overhead to move equipment and supplies; occasional lifting of up to seventy-five (75) pounds from floor to chest to assist in moving furniture, equipment, and patrons on backboards Occasionally carry seventy-five (75) pounds up to fifty (50) feet, and fifty (50) pounds up to 100 feet to perform emergency rescues; occasionally push and/or pull seventy-five (75) pounds to remove individuals from pool area in an emergency situation, and set up bleachers for events and lane ropes for lap swim WORKING CONDITIONS Work is constantly performed in a high volume indoor pool setting with constant exposure to loud noise and wet/humid conditions.Work includes periods of high activity and stress during emergencies. Sufficient physical strength, stamina, and conditioning are needed to rescue swimmers in danger of drowning who may resist rescue. Required Materials and Equipment Knowledge oflifeguard equipment to include but not limited to rescue tubes, backboards, bag valve masks, AED, whistles, chemical testing kits, basic pool chemicals, telephones, two-way radios, and megaphones. Uses cleaning chemicals and cleaning equipment such as pool vacuum, hose, pressure washer, and scrubbers. Operates personal computers and other standard office equipment. PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Candidates must be legally entitled to work in the United States and must successfully pass a criminal background check, reference check, and substance screen. There may be additional pre-employment requirements depending on the nature of the position. We are a caring, courteous, team-oriented organization committed to public service excellence.Employees thrive in a culture that is respectful, professional and diverse.Our work culture encourages passionate, positive and enthusiastic employees.Westminster is a drug-free workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer. Closing Date/Time: 12/30/2019 8:30 AM Mountain