City of Westminster, Colorado

Welcome to employment with the City of Westminster, Colorado!

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.

13 job(s) at City of Westminster, Colorado

Westminster, Colorado Westminster, Colorado, United States
Aug 20, 2019
Full Time
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION Grant funded Intern III - Victim Advocate is a part time civilian position assigned to the Specialized Services Division of the Westminster Police Department, working within the Municipal Court. There is one part-time (25 hours per week), non-benefited position available.The position will be located at the Municipal Court. The position is Grant Funded through a VOCA Grant and is a one-year position, starting January 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020. Hours to be worked during customary office hours, three days a week, with a minimum of 50 weeks in a year. This position supports the Investigation Division of the Westminster Police Department and is part of the Victim Services Unit. The Victim Services Unit is responsible for upholding the Law Enforcement responsibilities in CRS 24-4.1, 1-302.5 Rights Afforded to Victims and 24-2.1, 1-303 Procedures of ensuring the rights of victims of crime. The Intern III - Victim Advocate position, Westminster Municipal Court, and the Fast Track Domestic Violence Program will work to uphold the responsibilities identified in the Victim Rights Amendment for assigned to courts. The Intern III - Victim Advocate position requires the treatment of fairness, dignity and respect to all victims of crime. This person will work with staff members and independently to provide immediate contact and follow-up with victims of crime and personal tragedy to offer emotional support through crisis intervention, information about and advocacy within the criminal justice system. This includes information about the rights of crime victims, appropriate community referrals, aid in applying for Victim Compensation funds and acquiring emergency shelter, and facilitating other immediate needs. Incumbent will be on an emergent need on-call availability and is required to respond to the scene from the Municipal Court. 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 Police Department, which is "To Provide Law Enforcement Excellence in Community Safety and Service through Vigorous Policing, Professionalism, Leadership and Innovation." The Department is responsible for enforcement of State Laws and Westminster Municipal Ordinances pertaining to criminal and traffic issues and to uphold the Constitution of the United States, the State of Colorado, and the Charter of the City of Westminster. The Department is primarily focused on public safety, maintaining peace and order, prevention of crime, and the apprehension of criminals. 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: Demonstrate effective oral and written communication skills Demonstrate a basic working knowledge of the Criminal Justice Court system Demonstrate a basic understanding of victimology and a willingness to expand working knowledge in this area to develop appropriate helping relationships Attend monthly Victim Advocate meeting in the evening on the second Tuesday of each month Multi-task with close attention to detail Relate to people with a wide variety of needs and concerns while maintaining professionalism, patience, and understanding Develop appropriate helping relationships Demonstrate knowledge of applicable State and Federal laws and the judicial system Establish a professional working relationship with police department personnel, judges, municipal court staff, and prosecutors, which promotes trust and effective information exchange Establish a positive working relationship with personnel of other law enforcement agencies and the District Attorney's Office, Crime Victim Compensation technicians, and private non-profit agencies that provide services to crime victims Demonstrate professionalism and independent judgment to perform under minimal supervision Represent the City of Westminster and its Police Department in a positive and professional manner under emotional and adversarial conditions Appropriately handle confidential information Work effectively as a team member Provide a high level of customer service to Police and Court personnel and people in distress or during emergency situation JOB SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS Performs tasks related to victim advocacy within the scope of Federal, State, and Municipal laws and procedures, including: Ensuring that victims are informed of their rights under the Colorado Victim's Rights Constitutional Amendment Occasionally respond to dispatched calls for service to provide on-scene and follow-up contact with victims of crimes and personal tragedy Completing required accurate and detailed documentation including services offered and actions taken in the computer data management system Assessing needs and providing on scene services and follow-up with victims of crime and personal tragedy Providing crisis intervention and emotional support Accompanying victims to municipal court hearing, assist in completing court intake information and provide appropriate community resources referrals Assisting victims of crime in obtaining emergency assistance with community agencies when applicable Developing a strong working knowledge of community resources available to victims of crime necessary for safety and family/individual stabilization Provides on-scene assistance to victims, Police, Court, and City Attorney's Office personnel as needed, including: Reviewing offense reports and identifying citizens that must receive or that would benefit from available services Assisting victims with obtaining information on status of their cases and return of property being held as evidence Advocating for victims within the criminal justice system and with employers, property owners, families, etc. Providing application assistance with Crime Victims Compensation and provide appropriate community referrals Communicates successfully and develops and maintains effective relationships, including: Developing and maintaining appropriate helping relationship with citizens Maintaining a professional rapport with area district attorneys' offices and their victim assistance programs, municipal court staff, and other law enforcement agencies Functioning effectively within the prescribed chain of command Preparing effective written communications such as reports, memos, activity logs, etc. Demonstrating effective oral communication skills with the public, and with other members of the department Demonstrating effective communication via the police radio and other portable devices Dealing with other department members, as well as the City and public in a positive collaborative manner Demonstrating empathy and maintaining non-judgmental approach Stays up-to-date on industry techniques, trends, and practices within the Victim Advocacy industry, including: Maintaining knowledge of trauma impact to crisis responders and how to mitigate that impact Maintaining knowledge of legislative changes in laws and policies that impact victims of crime and changes to the Colorado Victim Rights Amendment Maintaining knowledge of victim rights and applicable changes to the Westminster Municipal Code, State, and Federal laws Maintaining knowledge of Community resources and support agencies available to support victims of crime and personal tragedy Demonstrating crisis intervention techniques and case management Possesses a valid driver's license and maintains a safe driving record Maintains regular and punctual attendance Other Duties and Responsibilities Collects data on services provided and case status Shares on-call duties 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 : Must be at least23 years of age Possess a valid driver's license and safe driving record throughout employment On-call duty on an emergent basis 40-hour victim advocate training through a law enforcement agency or Colorado Organization for Victim Assistance (COVA); if candidate has not completed this training previously, this will be a required training provided by the 17th Judicial District Coordinators Preferred : Bachelor's or Master's Degree from an accredited four-year college or university with emphasis of study in Social Sciences, Criminal Justice, Sociology, or related field Bilingual fluent in English and Spanish 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 to: Frequently sit to perform daily tasks; frequently walk through a multilevel facility to retrieve information; frequently stand, sometimes for extended periods Respond to crime scene which may include stairs or uneven surfaces, require long periods of standing indoors or outdoors, road side, in hospitals or private homes Transport children; have functional knowledge of children's car seats and booster seats Frequently squat, reach above shoulder, and twist to file documents and lift supplies and materials; occasionally bend, kneel, climb, balance, and reach below shoulder to store documents, materials, and supplies Constant light grasp, fine manipulation, and handling to perform daily duties; occasional firm grasp to safely use equipment Frequently lift, carry, push, and pull up to ten (10) pounds to move supplies and material; occasionally lift, push, and pull up to twenty-five (25) pounds with dollies and carts WORKING CONDITIONS Work is often performed indoors and is primarily sedentary office work. On call crime response may include outdoor response in inclement weather, long hours of standing, ability to climb stairs and/or traverse uneven surfaces. 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. Work involves periods of high activity and stress under demanding conditions with occasional exposure to crime scenes. The position requires a great deal of communication with Police personnel, City employees, victims of crimes, the public, and outside agencies. Required Materials and Equipment Must be able to operate a personal computer, smart phone, tablet device, copier, and other related office equipment. PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Employment as a Victim Advocate is conditional upon successful completion of an oral interview and/or assessment center, psychological examination, background investigation, polygraph, or CVSA Additional testing may be required Drug screen Must possess a valid driver's license and safe driving record Must be legally entitled to work in the United States and provide required documentation Closing Date/Time: 9/3/2019 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, Colorado, United States
Aug 20, 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 two part-timepositions; one 20 hours per week (.5) and one 32 hours per week (.8) 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: 9/16/2019 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: 9/3/2019 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, Colorado, United States
Aug 19, 2019
Full Time
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION The Traffic Technician position is responsible for performing skilled and technical work in the construction, installation, maintenance and repair of traffic signal and street lighting systems. This employee performs traffic signal preventive maintenance activities, supports traffic engineering staff with technical assistance and assists with fiber optic communication systems. This position requires a variety of specialized tasks including, but not limited to setting up and programming NEMA traffic signal controllers, time clocks, video and microwave detector systems, emergency vehicle detectors, setting signal heads, span wire, pedestal poles and other traffic signal equipment. This employee reports directly to the Traffic Engineer with no scheduled on-call after hours duties. 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, 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: Understand traffic control device standards and specifications contained within the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) Demonstrate considerable knowledge of methods, materials and techniques applicable to traffic signal control device installations and maintenance Use and care for the instruments and equipment used to perform basic traffic signal work Establish and maintain effective working relationships with the public, fellow employees, supervisors and City contractors. Understand assignments from oral and written instructions, sketches and maps. Use City vehicles including an aerial lift bucket truck to travel to and from locations throughout the City JOB SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS Essential Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities, and Tasks Installs, maintains, tests and repairs mechanical, electrical, and electronic traffic control equipment including loop systems, video detection, microwave detection, signal coordination, traffic preemption systems and other signal devices Uses aerial lift bucket truck to clean, inspect, maintain and repair all pole and mast mounted equipment and traffic signal heads in the streets and around traffic Installs signal spans, cables, street lighting and signal mounted signs Installs electrical fixtures on utility poles and light standards, installs conduit, measures and rigs and/or pulls cable, splices and solders cable ends, tags, and lays underground cable Installs and rebuilds traffic control signals including digging trenches, digging holes for signal pedestal bases, installing standards and heads, pulling in wires, and splicing in pull boxes Programs and upgrades controllers and emergency vehicle preemptions as directed Tests, diagnoses, and repairs traffic signals and other traffic control equipment damaged in accidents, installing new equipment, cables and rewiring as necessary Disassembles, cleans, inspects, repairs, reassembles, tests, diagnoses and adjusts traffic controllers and related traffic equipment and related facilities Prepares and maintains work orders/records pertaining to traffic signals and city owned streetlights Reviews engineering plans and schematics for traffic signal and streetlight installations or modifications May perform lead worker duties when other employees or contractors are assigned to assist Performs street lighting maintenance on City owned street lights to include troubleshooting outages and performing minor repairs to lighting fixtures and associated circuits Performs annual and quarterly preventive maintenance as directed on all City operated traffic signal equipment Performs other related duties as assigned Maintains regular and punctual attendance Other Duties and Responsibilities Prepares charts, signs, maps and other types of displays for presentations Researches City and County files to locate requested information Assists the Traffic Engineer with various traffic engineering assignments 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 G.E.D., supplemented by college level or military course work in traffic engineering or electronics/electrical technology A minimum of two years of work experience in the field of traffic signal maintenance or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience IMSA Level II Traffic Signal Technician Certification or ability to obtain within 12 months of hire A valid driver's license and safe driving record Preferred : Familiarity with a variety of equipment and software used in the traffic engineering field including Centracs Intelligent Transportation Management System, Synchro and traffic signal warrant analysis software Basic knowledge of the operation and maintenance of reproduction equipment such as blueprint machines and large plan copiers Artistic and creative skills useful in the preparation of display materials Ability to operate computer hardware and software 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 for: 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 crawling to inspect multi-level structures; occasional climbing and balancing on ladders, stairs, framing and step ladders at unprotected heights to look for structural hazards; 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 foundations; 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 and pushing/pulling of up to twenty (20) pounds WORKING CONDITIONS This position requires extensive fieldwork and site visits driving a City vehicle, is subject to all extremes of weather conditions, high noise levels from construction equipment, fumes, and odors from soil amendments and chemical exposure from fertilizers, and includes field inspection work in developed facilities, construction sites, undeveloped terrain, and open space areas. Sufficient mobility and physical stamina to walk over disturbed terrain. Walking approximately 40% of the workday and includes bending and kneeling with minimal lifting of up to 30 pounds occasionally. Ability to utilize an aerial lift bucket to access equipment and wiring at heights up to 40 feet. Ability to hear heavy equipment. Ability to differentiate colors. Required Materials and Equipment City vehicles to perform field work, traffic counters, hand-held radar speed gun, blueprint machine, large plan copier, mechanical lettering device, personal computers, keyboards, telephones, and other 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 Physical A valid driver's license and safe driving record Must be legally entitled to work in the United States Closing Date/Time: 9/3/2019 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, Colorado, United States
Aug 13, 2019
Full Time
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION The Field Worker is a part-time, hourly position that works in the Parks and Golf or Open Space Division. This position performs a variety of maintenance duties for the City of Westminster parks, open space, urban forestry, golf courses, and/or athletic fields and will include general maintenance, landscaping, snow removal, and light construction. 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 practices used in parks, open space, urban forestry, and golf course maintenance, construction and repair Perform grounds maintenance on parks, sport fields, open space, and golf courses Operate a variety of hand tools, light equipment, and heavy equipment. Remove snow at public facilities when necessary Demonstrate understanding and importance of safety rules and procedures Understand and follow oral and written instructions Demonstrate the ability to take care of equipment Work independently and in a team environment and show initiative to complete tasks Assist the public and City staff in a friendly and helpful manner and establish effective working relationships 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 Performs daily maintenance tasks such as mowing, weeding, tree pruning, mulching, edging and watering Uses hand tools and operates light equipment, such as mowers, sand trap rakes, golf carts, aerators, seeders, spray equipment, chain saws, limb chippers, air compressors, backhoes, loaders and trenchers Operation of specialized equipment such as aerators, topdressers, stump grinders, skid loaders, and large area mowers. Calibrates fertilizer and herbicide application equipment Applies fertilizers and herbicides Assists with a variety of projects, including light construction, tree planting, holiday decorations, fence repair, playground repair, storage organization, renovations, snow removal and winterizing irrigation systems Assists with graffiti removal utilizing equipment and specialized techniques. Assists mechanics in repairs of small and large equipment, tire repair, oil changes and related mechanical work Possesses a valid driver's license and maintains a safe driving record 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 : Must be at least 18 years of age Prior industry experience in one or more of the following areas: Daily maintenance of parks, golf courses, open space/forestry, and/or athletic fields Operating light equipment and tools such as pick-up trucks, mowers, limb chippers, and skid-steers Tree planting, pruning, and removals Planting, pruning, irrigating, fertilizing, and maintaining flower gardens Light maintenance and repair of fences or structures, and custodial work Valid driver's license and safe driving recordAny equivalent combination of education, training, and experience, which would provide the required knowledge and skills, may be considered. Physical Requirements Work is physical in nature and requires sufficient physical strength and stamina to: Occasionally sit while driving to work assignments and performing office tasks; frequently stand and constantly walk on uneven terrain in all weather conditions to safely complete assigned tasks Occasional squatting, twisting, climbing, and balancing to inspect assigned areas and perform snow removal Frequent bending, kneeling, and reaching below shoulder to perform irrigation repair, tree planting, and park maintenance Frequent light/firm grasp to properly use tools and equipment; occasional fine manipulation use to perform office duties; constant handling to use safely use machinery and heavy equipment Occasional stepping up and/or down to enter and exit vehicles and climb ladders; constant actuate mechanism to safely operate heavy equipment and vehicles Standard near and/or far acuity and hearing Occasional lifting of up to fifty (50) pounds from ground to waist to move material and supplies; constant carrying of up to twenty-five (25) pounds at waist level to use weed clearing equipment; occasional carrying of up to fifty (50) pounds to use a backpack sprayer; frequent pushing and/or pulling of up to 100 pounds to use a painter WORKING CONDITIONS Work is constantly performed indoors and outdoors with constant exposure to extreme temperatures year-round. Position is responsible for the maintenance of all City parks, forestry, open space, and athletic fields throughout the year. Snow removal at City facilities, parks, and trails is done when needed. Required Materials and Equipment Pick-up truck, small dump truck, tractors, pressure washers, hand tools, rototillers, sod cutters, pruners, chain saws, limb chippers, self-propelled, walk-behind mowers, riding mowers, snow blowers, 20-foot trailers, golf carts, office equipment, trencher, backhoe, general maintenance equipment, water equipment, equipment to prepare and line athletic fields, and other equipment as necessary. Depending on the project, may also utilize small tools such as hammers, saws, measuring tape, levels, drills, and power tools to complete assigned responsibilities. PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Candidates must be legally entitled to work in the United States and must successfully pass a criminal background check, driving record 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: 9/2/2019 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, Colorado, United States
Aug 12, 2019
Full Time
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION The Tot Activities Instructor position is responsible for teaching children (2 to 6 years old) in sports, tumbling and/or movement-based related classes, along with educational based toddler programs. This position assists the lead instructor and/or may lead the classes and will share duties with other early childhood instructors as needed. Classes are recreational-based and may be educational and/or sport/activity-related. Recreation instructor 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. Job hours will beMonday and Wednesday, 8:45 a.m.to 10:45 a.m.; Tuesday and Thursday, 8:45 to 12:00 p.m.; and Friday 8:45 a.m. to 12:00 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: Understand and carry out oral and written instructions Relate well with children Respond well to emergency situations Provide proper authority to children Deal tactfully with the public and establish effective working relationships with other employees Display knowledge in recreational curriculum development Demonstrate creativity Demonstrate self-motivation Instruct basketball, floor hockey, football, golf, soccer, t-ball, tumbling and other sports to young children 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 Plans and organizes class activities to develop fine/gross motor skills through games and educational means Provides a safe environment for tot and preschool age children Provides fundamental sport-specific instruction Keeps class moving at an appropriate pace related to the age of the children Maintains and updates children's files on an as needed basis Instruct and/or assist instruction of various tot recreational and/or educational programs Sets up all equipment/supplies before class and cleans up after class Provides good customer service to parents/guardians of the children in class Maintains regular and punctual attendance Other Duties and Responsibilities Attends staff meetings and trainings Substitutes in preschool, camp and/or other tot programs as needed Ensures facility, materials and equipment are clean, well-maintained and safe at all times Administers first aid and CPR as necessary 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 old Teaching experience working with preschool aged children or work in a preschool program or sport type setting First Aid, CPR and AED certification within 30 days of hire 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 stand, sit 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 during the school year, and primarily performed outdoors from May - August. At times, there may be exposure to periods of high activity as well as exposure to outdoor weather conditions including summer sun and temperatures that could exceed 100 degrees. 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 Preschool supplies and sports equipment kept at City recreation facilities. 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: 9/30/2019 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, Colorado, United States
Aug 12, 2019
Full Time
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION The GIS Specialist position in the Department of Public Works and Utilities is responsible for data management, design, and implementation of a Geographic Information System. Duties of the position include, but are not limited to, providing stewardship to the GIS utility data, creating maps and displays, and online web content creation and management. Additionally, the work involves the application of professional skills to a wide variety of planning, design, programming, and implementation of projects, and will support the GIS needs of all Public Works and Utilities divisions. 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 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: Operate a variety of computer equipment and software packages Use judgment and initiative in developing work methods and solutions Demonstrate considerable knowledge of the principles and practices of GIS, spatial and statistical analysis, database design and data modeling, ArcGIS software suite including ArcMap, ArcCatalog, ArcServer, ArcGIS Data Reviewer and ArcGIS Online Communicate GIS concepts and procedures to other GIS users Understand GIS web-based mapping interfaces Train users on GIS, Cityworks, Sedaru and other related software programs Work independently and with minimal supervision Plan, design and implement GIS projects and applications Understand the sources of information, research techniques, and reporting standards used in GIS Digitize utility data effectively and efficiently JOB SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS Essential Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities and Tasks Develops, maintains and makes enhancements to the City's GIS utility (potable, wastewater, reclaim, and raw water) SDE database Performs quality control checks on the City's utility data using a variety of tools such as ArcGIS Data Reviewer, SQL reporting, and ArcGIS Utility Network/ Geometric Network Assists with maintaining and administering the City's asset management system (Cityworks) Maintains the City's utility GIS map products including web, digital and hard copy Develops and maintains ArcGIS solutions for Public Works & Utilities, including data updates, mobile application implementation and related projects Supports a variety of software integrated with GIS data including asset management, sewer televising, permitting, records management, utility billing, backflow prevention etc. Provides technical assistance to GIS users Ensures internal and external customer satisfaction through constant follow up, expedited service and daily communication Maintains regular and punctual attendance Other Duties and Responsibilities Attends regularly scheduled departmental/division meetings and other technical meetings, user group meetings, etc. Remains current on emerging technologies that relate to associated applications, systems and hardware Develops and maintains knowledge of water, wastewater and street systems, maintenance and rehabilitation May be required to transport documents to and from City buildings and other agencies 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 : Education and Experience as follows: Associate's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in GIS or related field AND At least three (3) years of experience in a GIS position using design, and implementation of the GIS program including database management, data quality control, and content creation; OR Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited college or university with major coursework in GIS or related field AND at least two (2) years of experience in a GIS position using design and implementation of the GIS program including database management, data quality control, and content creation. Must be able to study for and pass the Class 2 Distribution and Class 2 Collections State Certification within 18 months of hire, or be working towards obtaining this certification by testing regularly Must possess a valid driver's license, provide proof of a safe driving record, and maintain a safe driving record for continued employment Preferred : Experience using ArcGIS Model Builder Previous GIS experience in a municipal utility or related industry Experience working in Microsoft SQL Management Studio to create data views and query data 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 Occasional standing and walking on uneven terrain in various conditions to perform job functions; occasional squatting, bending and kneeling to perform functions at various sites WORKING CONDITIONS Work is constantly performed indoors is primarily sedentary office work. Occasionally work is performed outdoors with occasional exposure to extreme temperatures. 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 Windows GIS work station, HP Design Jet plotter, scanners, GPS devices, copy machines, personal computers and keyboards, telephones, and other standard office equipment. 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: 8/26/2019 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, Colorado, United States
Aug 07, 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: 8/26/2019 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado West View Recreation Center, Colorado, United States
Aug 05, 2019
Full Time
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION The Hydro Systems Specialist - Swimming Pools position is skilled work in inspecting, maintaining, troubleshooting and repairing swimming pool equipment and other recreation center equipment as assigned. Tasks performed involve the use of acquired skills in electrical installation and maintenance, electrical repair and construction and other similar skills of comparable difficulty. In addition, this position will be required to work on non-pool related issues performed by the division. This person operates independently, and hours will vary outside traditional working hours. It will require overtime, weekend duty, and to be on-call. 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 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 considerable knowledge of mechanical equipment, pipe fitting, electrical components, standard plumbing practices and the tools used in the maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of pools and associated equipment Demonstrate considerable knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions necessary to the conduct of safe work around mechanical and electrical equipment and in close spaces subject to water, acid, and chlorine gas Demonstrate considerable knowledge of pool control systems, chemical pumps and feeders, automated and manual sampling and water testing, basic boiler and heating equipment Demonstrate considerable knowledge of secondary sanitation systems, such as ozone disinfectant systems and UV sanitation systems for swimming pool or hot tub application Diagnose and correct the faulty functions of boilers, steam generators, sauna heaters, pumps, pump motors, pool filters, controllers, chemical feeders, and other related pool equipment Read and understand electrical plans, electrical diagrams, schematics and specifications Demonstrate considerable knowledge of all safety procedures relating to the work performed, including, but not limited to, electricity, , respiratory protection, confined space, chemical handling, etc. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees and supervisors Demonstrate sufficient physical strength to climb ladders and lift heavy objects Make sound, effective decisions on a daily basis Demonstrate a variety of broad range skills and knowledge of repair, preventive maintenance and construction activities related to building operations Determine proper work methods, tools, equipment and procedures to complete assignments based on the instructions received from a supervisor Demonstrate considerable knowledge of pool and spa regulations, codes, laws, and policies, including but not limited to the State of Colorado, National standards, and the Model Aquatic Code Demonstrate knowledge in repairing and maintaining major pool leisure equipment, such as rope swings, climbing walls, play structures, and slides JOB SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS Essential Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities, and Tasks 1. Inspects all swimming pool equipment for proper function of pump operations, filtration, heating, disinfection and control equipment necessary to keep the pool equipment running properly on a daily basis 2. Performs general plumbing work in the maintenance and repair of swimming pool hydro systems 3. Performs general electrical work in the maintenance and repair of swimming pool facilities: Makes necessary repairs; requisitions parts and materials; replaces defective fuses, relays and elements; resets relays; oils and lubricates bearings; and repacks pumps as necessary Performs preventative maintenance as well as major maintenance on filters, pumps, controls, heaters and other equipment with minimal assistance from outside contractors Removes and repairs defective equipment and reinstalls new or rebuilt equipment 4. Works effectively with facility supervisors, pool staff, Facilities Maintenance staff, and outside contractors on maintenance/repair projects 5. Coordinates purchasing and inventory of parts or supplies needed for swimming pool operations 6. Operates a City vehicle in a safe manner 7. 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 : Graduation from high school or GED Considerable experience in work with pumps, electrical motors, controls, plumbing and pipefitting Certified Pool Operator (CPO) or Aquatics Facility Operator (AFO) certification(s) within one year of employment Maintain a valid Colorado Drivers License and safe driving record throughout employment Preferred : Any additional education such as college level course work or vocational trade school Possession of an electrical license at a Journeyman or Master level Any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience, which would provide the required knowledge and skills, may be considered. Physical Requirements Work is physical in nature and requires sufficient physical stamina and strength for: Occasional sitting to perform daily office tasks and to drive to and from work sites; Constant standing and walking indoor and outdoor in all weather conditions over all types of terrain Frequent squatting, bending, kneeling, and crawling to perform routine equipment and structural maintenance; Frequent climbing of ladders up to forty five (45) feet, balancing on ladders and roofs, reaching overhead and below shoulder, and twisting to perform repairs and maintenance Occasional light grasp and fine manipulation to perform daily office functions; frequent firm grasp and handling to use safely tools and equipment needed for specific jobs Frequent step up/down and actuate mechanism to safely enter/exit and operate vehicles and other equipment Constant near acuity and hearing to perform daily tasks, recognize mechanical and electrical issues and communicate with staff and citizens; occasional far acuity to recognize potential mechanical problems and dangers Occasional lifting of up to fifty (50) pounds from ground to overhead to place equipment and material; frequent carrying of up to twenty (20) pounds on shoulder or around waist to move tool pouch; occasional carrying of up to thirty (30) pounds up to thirty (30) feet to move equipment and supplies to work site; occasional push/pulling of up to 100 pounds to move and load genie into vehicle and move to desired area within facility WORKING CONDITIONS Work is frequently performed indoors and outdoors with occasional exposure to extreme temperatures. Work is performed at over 28 City facilities year round in all weather conditions. Various work assignments are performed with exposure to noise levels that may cause a distraction and high electrical voltage, up to 13,000 volts, in a high moisture area. Working environment may include small confined spaces, working on top of a four-story structure and performing repairs in an emergency situation. Exposure to potentially hazardous chemicals such as refrigerants, natural gas, asbestos, lubricants, all types of paint, drain cleaners, anti-freeze, and other chemicals as necessary. Required Materials and Equipment Five-ton bucket trucks, ¾-ton trucks and vans, electrical test equipment, electrical generators, basic hand and shop tools, saws, welders, ladders up to 45 feet in height, cherry pickers or overhead cranes, shovels, scaffolds, construction materials and supplies, drills, hammers, saws, air compressors, drain snaking equipment, paint sprayers, cutting torches, metal shears, Genie® lifts, two-way radios, pagers, personal computers and keyboards, telephones, fax machines, and other basic 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 Physical Must be legally entitled to work in the United States Closing Date/Time: 8/26/2019 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, Colorado, United States
Aug 05, 2019
Full Time
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION The Utilities Technician - Wastewater Pretreatment position is a skilled position in the operation and repair of water and wastewater utilities systems, specifically for the pretreatment program.The primary duty for this Utilities Technician position is to inspect devices required for Fats, Oils, Grease and Grit (FOGG) generators and to monitor the discharges of FOGG into the City's wastewater collection system.A minimum of 75% of the work will be performed in the field.Additional duties include serving as a liaison to homeowners, owners of FOGG devices, grease-hauling firms, and other City Departments/Divisions regarding FOGG maintenance and ordinances issues; assessing existing FOGG disposal efforts within other government organizations in order to enhance the FOGG program; developing partnerships to promote the FOGG program and activities; and staying current in issues and trends related to the discharge of FOGGs, and in local, state and federal regulations pertaining to water and sewer utility. This position requires high public contact in all types of situations and strong communications skills, both written and verbal. A requirement of this position is to have a Class2 Collection State Certification, and to be able to study for, and pass the Class 3 Collection State Certification within 12 months of hire or be working towards obtaining this certification by testing regularly. Work will be performed in accordance with established policies, procedures, and technical guidelines, and is reviewed by supervisors through conferences, reports, and results obtained. It is a mandatory requirement of this position to work overtime, take weekend duty, and be on call for emergency work such as snow removal, water breaks, and sewer backups. Must be able to respond within thirty minutes when on call. 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 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: Demonstrate knowledge of: practices, methods, and tools used in installing, operating, maintaining, and repairing water and sewer lines occupational hazards and safety precautions necessary to the proper operation of equipment and execution of manual labor around and working with power tools and vehicular equipment computer programs including Outlook, Excel, Word, ACCELA, GIS, CIS, and IT Pipes or comparable CCTV inspection program International Plumbing Code (IPC) 2015, municipal ordinances and codes, policies and procedures governing proper handling and disposal of FOGG inspection techniques and procedures relative to grease traps and Grease Control Devices (GCD) and construction sanitary sewer system operations, to include lateral connections to mainlines and pump stations and oversight of Public Works and Utilities projects and mapping utilizing GPS equipment Communicate clearly, plan, organize, and effectively lead a group of skilled workers in a manner conducive to full performance and high morale in rapidly changing situations under normal, stressful and/or emergency situations Build positive relationships and rapport with other team members, both within the work group, the division, the department, and across all departments Demonstrate the principles and practices of water and wastewater pumping , water and sewer pumps, and electrical meters and controls Analyze situations quickly and objectively, recognizing established precedents and practices, and to use resourcefulness in meeting new problems Understand and follow written and oral instructions, and to read and interpret sketches and blueprints Assesses workload and determine appropriate course of action, establish and maintain control over situations as they develop, and to make pro-active, informed decisions concerning routine operational functions JOB SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS Essential Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities, and Tasks 1. Acts as lead for administration of FOGG Program which includes the following: Performing necessary field tests and sampling to verify compliance and quality assurance with technical standards Working independently on:field locating and inspection; making decisions; exercising technical judgment; non-compliance issues; and taking remedial action when necessary Reviewing utility construction plans for compliance with City standards and specifications Providing updates with regards to the FOGG device locations and related information for the Utility mapping using GIS Assisting the Wastewater Foreman in the preparation of administrative documentation, and consulting with Foreman as necessary on unusual or difficult cases Performing manhole inspections on our large diameter sewer main lines Performing oversight and attends meetings on projects that are assigned to them that may include flow monitoring, water/wastewater improvement projects, CIPP, manhole rehabilitation and root foaming amongst other Monitoring, reviewing, and approving invoices submitted by contractors Investigating and answering requests, suggestions, and complaints from superiors and citizens Interpreting and explaining ordinances, codes, regulations, and policies to contractors, homeowners, and other interested parties Coordinating activities with other departments and divisions to ensure that compliance with all applicable City standards and specifications are met Administers wastewater maintenance and improvement contracts to secure and maintain compliance with City Codes, specifications, contract documents, and regulations Inspecting FOGG retention devices and provides businesses with recommended cleaning frequencies based on the City Code of Ordinances Ensuring system/customer compliance with City of Westminster's Code of Ordinances; Assisting with: reviews of new development and redeveloped properties that may require FOGG retention devices; the development of standards and requirements related to FOGG control Preparing and issuing non-compliance notifications, warnings and Notices of Violations to owners and establishments Developing and maintaining compliance inspection schedules, accurate logs, records and documentation relating to work assignments Coordinating and conducting related workshops, classes, outside presenters, public events and other programs related to FOGG disposal Preparing information brochures, newsletters and other promotional materials Providing compliance assistances and resolutions to property owners and establishments regarding FOGG maintenance and non-compliance and ordinance issues Performing a variety of FOGG public outreach related tasks such as the preparation of educational materials and the presentation of information on compliance with the Colorado Department of Public Health, Tri County Health andJefferson County Public Health, Administrative Code and applicable City ordinances Collecting, preparing, and sending samples to laboratory when needed2. Responsible to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing, while providing appropriate customer service and interaction, including: Participating in City programs, task forces, peer groups, and professional organizations Using appropriate oral and written communication to provide customer service and explanation of activities Maintaining appropriate courtesy while with the public Mediating disputes Presenting a professional appearance and demeanor Preparing and submitting effective written reports, memos, activity logs, etc., to all levels of the organization Demonstrating effective oral communication skills with the public and other members of the department Demonstrating effective communication via the radio and other portable devices Updating Wastewater Foreman of activities planned and completed 3. Performs work safely, including: Operating City vehicles, and all light and heavy construction equipment Maintaining CDL Maintaining safe driving record use and care of tools and equipment common to the trade 4. Able to use the following programs with proficiency: Microsoft Outlook Microsoft Excel Microsoft Word ACCELA GIS CIS IT Pipes or comparable CCTV inspection program 5. Maintains regular and punctual attendance 6. Perform CPR and basic first aid Other Duties and Responsibilities 1. Assisting with all aspects of the following duties, when needed: Utility Wastewater Maintenance Program Meter Shop activities as required by after-hours duty Water Field Operations, including the Construction Crew as required by after-hours duty 2. May lead or direct small groups of employees on daily activities 3. Assist in preparation of staff reports, agenda memos, and special letters and reports 4. Must be familiar with all aspects of snow and ice control, and able to perform snow-fighting duties and under the direction of the Storm Supervisor 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 Certified for working in the field for the following: confined space entry, gas detection, Asbestos awareness, cement pipe awareness, and flagger training Experience in the operation of sewer cleaning equipment, the operation of light equipment used in construction or maintenance work, and water distribution maintenance techniques Must possess a valid driver's license, provide proof of a safe driving record, and maintain a safe driving record for continued employment Must possess or be able to obtaina Commercial Driver License within 90 days of hire, withthe following endorsements: Air Brakes, Tanker, and Combination Vehicle/Class A License, or be able to obtain in 90 days Class2 Collection State Certification Must be able to study for and pass the Class 3 Collection State Certification within 12 months of hire or be working towards obtaining this certification by testing regularly It is a mandatory requirement of this position to work overtime, take weekend duty and be on call for emergency work such as snow removal, water breaks, and sewer backups Preferred : Certified in CPR and First Aid Industrial Pretreatment Certification Experience in the operation of wastewater main line television inspection equipment Minimum three (3) years of experience in water/wastewater Any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience, which would provide the required knowledge and skills, may be considered. Physical Requirements The position is physical in nature and requires sufficient physical strength and stamina to: Constantly sit to perform daily office tasks, drive to work sites, and stand on all types of terrain; frequently walk over uneven terrain to perform field work Frequently squat, bend, and kneel to perform maintenance on water systems and hydrants; balance, reach overhead and below shoulder, and twisting to perform daily maintenance duties Occasionally crawl in confined spaces to perform inspections and maintenance Frequent light/firm grasp and handling to operate office equipment and safely use heavy repair tools; constant fine manipulation to perform repairs and daily tasks Constant stepping up/down to enter and exit vehicles, and climb stairs and ladders; constant actuate mechanism to safely operate vehicles, including standard transmission Normal vision and hearing are needed to perform inspections, office tasks, and observe work area for potential hazards Frequently lift and carry up to 100 pounds twenty (20) feet to move supplies and bags of concrete to work sites; occasionally lift 120 pounds to remove manhole covers from ground level; occasionally pushing/pulling up to 100 pounds of material and tools; occasionally pushing/pulling greater than 100 pounds to move crates WORKING CONDITIONS Work is constantly performed outdoors and occasionally indoors with constant exposure to extreme temperatures. Work is performed year-round with exposure to high voltage in moisture areas. Exposure to confined spaces, chemicals, fumes, methane gas with limited ventilation, and human and medical waste products also exist. Required Materials and Equipment May operate light to heavy equipment and machinery used in utilities operations, such as backhoe, high-pressure sewer cleaners, sewer television van, forklifts, loaders, tandem-axle dump trucks with a plow, crane truck, as well as other similar equipment. May also operate electrical test equipment, diesel-powered electrical generators, basic hand and shop tools, saws, welders, cherry pickers or overhead cranes, boom trucks, shovels, and two-way radios. Personal computers, telephones, adding machines, and other basic 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 Physical Must be legally entitled to work in the United States Closing Date/Time: 8/26/2019 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
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, Colorado, United States
Apr 09, 2019
Seasonal
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION The SeasonalSpecialist is responsible for painting, cleaning, and performing various manual labor jobs at the City's water or wastewater treatment facilities. This position may require operating City vehicles, machinery and hand or power tools and performs work of a physically demanding nature. This position works four 10-hour days or five 8-hour days during the week from May through September. 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 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. GENERAL COMPETENCIES Job Specific - Every employee in this position must be able to: Utilize knowledge of equipment, materials, and practices used in general Public Works maintenance, construction, and repair Utilize knowledge of applicable safety rules and procedures Understand and follow spoken instructions Operate light and heavy equipment including hand tools, power tools, sewer rodders, air compressors, and pick-up trucks Work effectively with minimal supervision Detect safety concerns during the daily operations of the water and wastewater system Establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, citizens, and contractors 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. Paints in designated facilities 2. Performs general custodial work in all areas of the facility, including sweeping, mopping, vacuuming and dusting 3. Moves and stock supplies throughout facility 3. Performs minor repair to facility fixtures 4. Performs basic preventative maintenance on pump and lift stations, including: Greasing pumps Cleaning and blowing filters Painting and cleaning pump and lift stations 5. Operates light equipment such as pick-up trucks, air compressors, sewer rodders, and other equipment as required 6. Possess a valid driver's license and safe driving record 7. 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 : Must be at least 18 years of age Graduation from high school or GED Valid driver's license and maintenance of a safe driving record Preferred : Knowledge of the safe operation of hand and power tools Any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience, which would provide the required knowledge and skills, may be considered. Physical Requirements Work is physical in nature and requires sufficient physical strength and stamina to: Occasionally sit while driving to work assignments and performing office tasks; frequently stand and constantly walk on uneven terrain in all weather conditions to safely complete assigned tasks Occasional squatting, twisting, climbing, and balancing to inspect assigned areas 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 and firm grasp to properly use tools and equipment; occasional fine manipulation use to perform office duties; constant handling to safely use machinery and heavy equipment Occasional step up and down to enter and exit vehicles and climb ladders up to 45 feet; constant actuate mechanism to safely operate heavy equipment and vehicles Constant near and far acuity and hearing to safely perform duties Occasional lifting and carrying of up to fifty (50) pounds from ground to waist to move materials and supplies; constant carrying up to fifty (50) pounds at waist level up to twenty (20) feet to move materials and supplies to work areas WORKING CONDITIONS Work is constantly performed indoors and outdoors with constant exposure to extreme temperatures.While performing the duties of this job, the employee works near moving mechanical parts and high-speed rotating equipment; work is performed in high and precarious places with exposure to wet or humid conditions, fumes, and/or airborne particles. Required Materials and Equipment Operates heavy and light equipment such as pick-up trucks, hand and power tools, gas detectors, air compressors, air blowers, tripods, vacuums, mops, floor machines, brooms, and cleaning materials and agents.Depending on the project, may also utilize small tools such as hammers, shovels, saws, measuring tape, levels, drills, and power tools to complete assigned responsibilities. 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: 9/9/2019 8:30 AM Mountain