City of Westminster, Colorado

Welcome to employment with the City of Westminster, Colorado!

Centrally located between Denver and Boulder, Colorado, on the US Highway 36 high-tech corridor, Westminster is a beautiful city designed for an exceptional quality of life. The community is a nationally recognized community with a reputation for innovation and progressive management in local government. Over 115,000 residents enjoy superb recreation amenities, beautiful neighborhoods, numerous entertainment and shopping opportunities. Westminster is 80% developed and maintains a goal to preserve 15% (3,300 acres) of its land area for natural open space.

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

The City's work culture encourages passionate, positive and enthusiastic employees who, along with our City Council and City Manager, are strong supporters of our mission: Westminster’s purpose is to provide core services and foster economic resilience to give our community the opportunity to thrive. Our core values are embodied in our SPIRIT (Service – Pride – Integrity – Responsibility – Innovation – 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, Open Space, Golf and Recreation
  • Library Services
  • Community Development, including City Planning and Engineering
  • Economic Development
  • Utilities Operations
  • Street Maintenance
  • Plus internal services including: Human Resources, City Management, City Attorney’s Office, Finance, Facilities Management and Fleet Management 

The City of Westminster offers a comprehensive benefit package including: Health and Dental Insurance, General Leave that provides vacation, holidays, and illness leave, Flexible Spending, Pension/ Retirement Plans, Term Life Insurance, Long-term Disability, Survivor Benefits, Wellness Program, and Education and Training Reimbursement.

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, and several administrative offices are Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. However, working schedules may vary depending on the needs of the operation.

36 job(s) at City of Westminster, Colorado

Westminster, Colorado Westminster, Colorado, United States
Aug 18, 2022
Seasonal
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION The Seasonal Specialist - Golf Maintenance position is a seasonal position at either of the City's two golf courses, Legacy Ridge Golf Course or Walnut Creek Golf Preserve. This position is unskilled and semi-skilled, involving light equipment operation and maintenance work of a primarily physically demanding nature. All positions require manual labor, customer service skills, and the availability to work varied hours, including weekends and holidays. SPECIAL NOTE: The starting range of pay is dependent on qualifications and experience of each individual candidate. The higher pay rates are reserved for those candidates who display additional skills based on previous background and work independently with more technical responsibilities. Part-time and full-time positions are available for candidates age 16 and up. Weekend and holiday availability is required. ORGANIZATIONAL COMPETENCIES AND CULTURAL VALUES/GENERAL COMPETENCIES The City's work culture encourages passionate, positive and enthusiastic employees, and our City Council and City Manager are strong supporters of our mission: Westminster's purpose is to provide core services and foster economic resilience to give our community the opportunity to thrive. Our core values are embodied in our SPIRIT (Service - Pride - Integrity - Responsibility - Innovation - 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. 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 and promote change; demonstrate flexibility and take calculated risks when appropriate Participate in personal growth opportunities, and attend trainings designed to enhance capacity to bring new skills and ideas to the job and the organization Work to continuously improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the service or product being delivered Demonstrate support for team efforts by accepting new roles and responsibilities, and helping others achieve objectives Value diversity; demonstrate an awareness of differences; demonstrate sensitivity, and adapt behaviors and communication to accommodate these differences GENERAL COMPETENCIES Citywide - Every employee in this position is accountable to: Establish effective interpersonal relationships through honest, open communication and follow-through on commitments Recognize personal strengths and weaknesses, and target areas for personal self-development Demonstrate initiative in performing job tasks Exhibit problem-solving skills leading to sound judgment and quality decisions Achieve goals, 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 used in golf course maintenance, construction and repair Operate equipment such as mowers, string trimmers, backpack blowers and hand tools 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 establishing effective working relationships JOB SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS Essential Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities, and Tasks 1. Assists in daily maintenance of golf course, including: Mowing Weeding Edging Fly-mowing Waters flowers, trees, and shrubs 2. Operates light equipment, including: Walk-behind mowers Sand trap rakes Golf carts/Utility Trucks Manual hand tools Spray equipment Tractors Trimming machines Other related mowing equipment 3. Assists with small construction and maintenance projects 4. Assists in daily course set-up including cutting cups, moving tee markers/tee maintenance, "hot spot" watering, and sand trap maintenance 5. Assists with various levels of irrigation and drainage projects 6. Assists with additional maintenance of the golf course, including: greens maintenance programs application of fertilizers and herbicides sodding, top dressing, and tree and shrub planting annual and perennial beds tee and green renovation 7. Maintains regular and punctual attendance Mechanics Helper (special position reserved for 1-2 employees) 1. Assists mechanics in repairs of small and large equipment, tire repair, oil changes and related mechanical work 2. Retrieves and delivers parts Other Duties and Responsibilities 1. Work in a fast-paced environment, take instruction, and learn quickly 2. Operate special mowing and grooming equipment and power tools 3. Acts as lead worker for Seasonal Laborers 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 a minimum of 16 years of age or older ( limited positions available for 16- and 17- year-olds as there are age requirements for operating some pieces of equipment) A valid driver's license, provide proof of a safe driving record, and maintain a safe driving record for continued employment Preferred : Landscape and maintenance experience 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 requires sufficient stamina and strength to: Frequently sit, stand, and walk indoors and outdoors, and over uneven terrain Frequent step up and down, and actuate mechanism to safely operate and enter and exit golf carts and vehicles Constant near acuity to perform office tasks; constant far acuity to observe course for maintenance needs and safety hazards; constant hearing to effectively communicate with guests and staff, and to be aware of any possible dangers on golf course Constant noise levels of machinery and equipment such as lawnmowers, edgers, and string weed trimmers require safety precautions that include the wearing of ear protection and possibly safety goggles Occasional lifting of up to fifty (50) pounds from floor to overhead to stock material and supplies; occasional lifting of up to eighty (80) pounds from floor to waist and carrying of up to eighty (80) pounds fifteen (15) feet to move bags of concrete, fertilizer, and rocks to work site and storage; occasional pushing or pulling of up to 100 pounds to transport maintenance supplies in clubhouse and on course using a pallet jack and wheelbarrows WORKING CONDITIONS Exposure to constant noise levels of machinery and equipment such as mowers, edgers, and string weed trimmers. May be required to utilize safety precautions that may include the wearing of ear protection, gloves and safety goggles when directed by supervisors. Required Materials and Equipment Employee may utilize the following: large and small mowing equipment, small landscape equipment (string trimmers, edgers, etc.), small hand tools, fertilizer spreaders, golf carts, tractors, spray equipment, power washers, trenchers, and other general golf course equipment. PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Background checks will include employment references and criminal history, and when applicable, credit check, driver's license record, and education verification Drug screen Must be legally entitled to work in the United States Closing Date/Time: 8/29/2022 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, Colorado, United States
Aug 17, 2022
Full Time
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION The Child/Teen Instructor position is responsible for teaching children (two (2) to 18 years old) in Dance, Reading, Science, Drama and additional enrichment programs. This position assists the lead instructor and/or may lead the classes and will share duties with other 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. 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. We are posting these positions to support the re-opening of our recreation facilities and programs to the public. ORGANIZATIONAL COMPETENCIES AND CULTURAL VALUES/GENERAL COMPETENCIES The City's work culture encourages passionate, positive and enthusiastic employees who, along with our City Council and City Manager, are strong supporters of our mission: Westminster's purpose is to provide core services and foster economic resilience to give our community the opportunity to thrive. Our core values are embodied in our SPIRIT (Service - Pride - Integrity - Responsibility - Innovation - 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 calmly, quickly and effectively to emergency situations Provide proper authority to children Deal tactfully with the public and establish effective working relationships with other employees Demonstrate knowledge in educational/recreational curriculum development Establish and maintain a cooperative working relationship with coworkers, participants and recreation facility guests Provide effective, courteous customer service Demonstrate creativity Demonstrate self-motivation Maintains a safe recreational atmosphere for participants Follow the City's policies, rules and regulations on conduct and safety at the recreation facilities Instruct enrichment activities 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 children ages 2-18 years. 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 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 Monitors participants and enforces rules, regulations and safety precautions to prevent accidents Actively participates in all cleaning, sanitizing and disinfecting procedures of all classroom supplies, toys, furniture, etc. on a daily basis Maintains regular and punctual attendance Other Duties and Responsibilities Attends staff meetings and trainings Ensures facility, materials and equipment are clean, well-maintained and safe at all times Administers first aid and CPR as necessary Promotes the City of Westminster in a positive aspect to participants, parents, guests, and the community Reviews instructional content, methods, and student evaluations to assess strengths and weaknesses, and to develop recommendations for course revision, development, or elimination 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 children two (2) to 18 years or work in similar settings 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 June - 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 Recreation and sports equipment, arts and crafts materials, technology such as iPhones, iPads, sound 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: 9/5/2022 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, Colorado, United States
Aug 17, 2022
Temporary
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION The Equitable Process Coordinator position is a temporary benefited and professional level position who will be responsible for guiding the City in developing a strategy for their Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DE&I) journey. The DE&I foundation has been established, and the successful individual will set the City up for success with internal processes and governance structures that enable us to meet Council's DE&I strategic priorities. In 2022, City Council adopted a Strategic Plan Guiding Principle on DE&I to "Achieve equitable processes for the people of Westminster by providing opportunity for all voices to be heard and drawing upon community diversity in decision making." The City of Westminster is a values-oriented organization and committed to the principles outlined in SPIRIT - Service, Pride, Integrity, Responsibility, Innovation and Teamwork. The Equitable Process Coordinator will draw upon the DE&I foundations that have already been established in the organization and will identify objectives that set organizational standards for DE&I, help set a governance strategy that incorporates City-wide representation in overseeing DE&I objectives, and create and begin implementation of an action plan for next steps. The Equitable Process Coordinator performs work with wide latitude for independent judgment and action, and reports to the Human Resources Director. Work is reviewed through conferences, meetings, reports, and success of the department's programs and activities. This position will be responsible for building effective relationships with the city's leadership teams in order to execute DE&I strategies across the organization. The human capital of our organization is the most vital resource to accomplishing all of the strategic goals of the City. Human Resources continues to play a key role in moving the organization forward towards accomplishing these strategic goals by placing emphasis on the DE&I principles and practices, and in particular related to the maintenance of a healthy work environment. Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply for jobs unless they meet every one of the qualifications listed. We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may be one who comes from a less traditional background. We encourage everyone who meets the basic requirements of the position to apply. If you have transferable experience, tell us about it! This is a temporary, full-time, benefited position (excluding pension) that will last up to three (3) years. In order to be considered for this position, all candidates must attach to the online application at time of submittal, a cover letter and resume (maximum of two (2) pages for each document). The full salary range for this position is stated above. Starting wages are negotiable and dependent on the qualifications and experience of each individual candidate. The City of Westminster offers a bonus of up to $1,500 per year depending on the employee's fluency in Spanish, Hmong, Laotian and/or American Sign Language (ASL). ORGANIZATIONAL COMPETENCIES AND CULTURAL VALUES/GENERAL COMPETENCIES The City's work culture encourages passionate, positive and enthusiastic employees who, along with our City Council and City Manager, are strong supporters of our mission: Westminster's purpose is to provide core services and foster economic resilience to give our community the opportunity to thrive. Westminster is a city of beautiful, safe, well-maintained neighborhoods and destinations with a vibrant, diverse economy, rich and resilient environment and a strong sense of community belonging. Our core values are embodied in our SPIRIT (Service - Pride - Integrity - Responsibility - Innovation - Teamwork). This position supports the goals of the Human Resources Department, which follows the STAR standards when serving our employees: Safe, Trustworthy, Aligned, Respectful. 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: Conduct research, analyze results and implement Diversity and Inclusion programs. Develop and implement strategic plans and related initiatives and develop performance measurements to assess outcomes Manage sensitive situations with tact, professionalism, and diplomacy and maintain confidentiality Maintain knowledge of current DE&I-related issues, legislation, and best practices Work independently and take full responsibility for projects Maintain a strong organizational orientation and perspective Ensure integration and implementation of the City's vision, mission and values into citywide diversity, equity, and inclusion programs and strategies Demonstrate effective interpersonal skills, including listening and a high level of emotional intelligence and self-awareness Collaborate with the Human Resources team to support coordination and recommendations of trainings and effective interventions Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, and prepare comprehensive reports and presentations Think strategically with long- and short-term objectives and results in mind Work positively with a wide variety of customers and audiences, including leadership, managers, supervisors, employees, vendors and contractors Make presentations to public officials, boards and groups Establish and maintain effective working relationships with executives and high-level managers, employees and fellow professional associates Exercise independent judgment in planning work details and in making recommendations Act as a role model for the City's values and Human Resource principles and practices at all times and maintain proper confidentiality as required Perform related projects as requested by the Human Resources Director Leadership - Every employee in this position is accountable to: Foster a participatory organizational climate that is open, positive, reinforcing, and supportive Encourage employees to be accountable for their work and take ownership in what they do Demonstrate leadership and courage by making or supporting decisions that reflect the organizational mission and goals even when the decision may be unpopular to some Demonstrate collaboration and conflict resolution skills with other departments and employees JOB SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS Essential Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities, and Tasks 1. Identify measurable objectives that set organizational standards for DE&I Design and develop related programs, including efforts in communication, training, recruitment, policy development, and practices that enhance our organization's ability to attract, retain and engage employees of different races, ethnicities, backgrounds, and beliefs, among many others, drawing on those differences as a strength within the organization, to better serve our community Review current City practices and policies to determine if changes are needed to support DE&I goals Develop metrics, analyze data, and report on the efficacy of our DE&I efforts to guide decisions and future DE&I initiatives. Establishes baseline and disparity data benchmarks 2. Facilitate the creation of an internal governance strategy that incorporates City-wide representation and establishes clear lines of accountability Work with leadership and internal stakeholders to identify, develop, and implement programs to increase diversity and the cross-cultural competency of the organization to create and foster an open and inclusive environment Communicate the City's DE&I goals to different audiences, including employees and leadership 3. Create an action plan that focuses on workforce culture and operations to include next steps for the City to take within the next three years - and ongoing; the function should demonstrably move the City forward in its DE&I journey Incorporate current progress, including feedback from employee surveys, into action plan Partner with the DE&I Steering Committee, Employee Action Team, and Language Access Plan committee to incorporate current work into future plans Present to City leadership, City Council, and employees 4. Act as an advisor and subject matter expert to leadership for strategy implementation Serve as a City-wide consultant and expert on DE&I issues, initiatives, and programs Partner with Human Resources to craft and implement recruiting and hiring strategies to attract employees from diverse backgrounds Develop learning and engagement programs to educate employees and supervisors on how to recognize, accommodate, and appreciate individual differences Provide training and coaching to supervisors to develop their ability to lead in the areas of inclusion and diversity Assist with developing messaging and reviewing materials, websites, and other communications to ensure cultural competency 5. Act as a coordinator of DE&I work for the internal operations of the City, being the hub for identifying and coordinating trainings and other actions that help meet strategic directives Facilitate employee feedback sessions, discussion groups, and/or listening tours. Evaluate key takeaways and outcomes to recommend actionable steps Facilitate City-wide DE&I training and events related to increasing awareness and education of all employees Support new employee onboarding by incorporating city equity strategies into an employee work experience Oversee the development and implementation of DE&I training and assistance to City departments and employees 6. Maintain regular and punctual attendance Other Duties and Responsibilities 1. Drives personal and/or City vehicle to attend meetings in various locations 2. Attends Citywide Management Team Meetings and staff meetings Incumbent is accountable for all duties of this job, and other projects and responsibilities may be added at the City's discretion. POSITION REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS/PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Education, Experience, Skills, Formal Training, Licenses, and Certifications Required : Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university A minimum of four (4) years of experience in diversity, equity, and inclusion with an emphasis on human resources, diversity programs, recruitment, performance management, and employee relations Strong cultural competency, including an understanding of power dynamics and intersecting axis of diversity and how these attributes play out in a workplace Ability to leverage insights through data analytics (assessment, analysis, and reporting) of diversity and inclusion metrics Proven interpersonal skills, including the ability to actively listen, collaborate, build relationships, influence, manage conflict, and problem solve Ability to manage sensitive situations with tact, professionalism, and diplomacy Successful experience in facilitating cultural competency discussions, workshops, and professional learning Demonstrated success in process improvement and organizational change Knowledge of the Civil Rights Act, EEO compliance, and affirmative action Knowledge of diversity and cross-cultural competence Experience in training and development of employees Ability to develop strategic plans, related initiatives, and performance measures Collaboration skills and ability to work effectively across all departments and engage staff at all levels Skilled in conflict resolution Ability to work effectively and build rapport with individuals from varied backgrounds and experiences Skilled in effective time management and ability to set and meet deadlines Ability to work independently and take full responsibility for projects Ability to work under pressure with minimal supervision on multiple tasks and to meet competing time-sensitive deadlines Ability to maintain confidentiality Working knowledge of office practices, procedures, and methods, including knowledge and proficiency of computer word processing, spreadsheets, and databases Excellent verbal and written communication skills Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite Strong sense of self and others, displaying high emotional intelligence Preferred : Fluency in Spanish or Hmong Certification in DE&I or a related area Any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience, which would provide the required knowledge and skills, may be considered. Physical Requirements Work is sedentary in nature and requires sufficient physical stamina and strength for: Constant sitting to perform daily tasks; occasional walking through a multilevel facility to retrieve information; frequent standing, sometimes for extended periods Frequent squatting, reaching above shoulder, and twisting to file documents and lift supplies and material; occasional bending, kneeling, climbing, balancing, and reaching below shoulder to store documents, material, and supplies Constant light grasp, fine manipulation, and handling to perform daily duties; occasional firm grasp to safely use equipment Frequent lifting, carrying, and pushing and/or pulling of up to ten (10) pounds to move material and supplies; occasional lifting and pushing and/or pulling of up to twenty-five (25) pounds with dollies and carts WORKING CONDITIONS Work is constantly performed indoors. This is primarily sedentary office work. Must demonstrate the ability to meet the physical demands of the job, including the ability to retrieve information from various locations in the office when needed. Exposure to periods of high activity and stress under demanding conditions. The position requires a great deal of communication with City employees, the public, and outside agencies. Required Materials and Equipment Personal computer, telephone, fax machine, photocopy machine, calculator, postage meter, files, laminator, paper shredder, laser disc reader/printer, scanner, 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 Must be legally entitled to work in the United States Closing Date/Time: 8/29/2022 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, Colorado, United States
Aug 16, 2022
Full Time
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION The Senior Landscape Architect is high performing supervisory position responsible for the planning, design, and project management as well as administration, including construction and budget management of parks, natural resources, open spaces, trails, historic properties, rights-of-way, facilities and other public improvements. This position will work across the entire PRL Department in developing and implementing plans for trail connectivity, open space activation, wayfinding, parks amenity design and renovation and use, represent the department through the review process of preliminary development plan and official development plans working with Community Development staff, as well as other park, recreation, library and open space projects as assigned. The full salary range for this position is stated above. Starting wages are negotiable and dependent on the qualifications and experience of each individual candidate. The City of Westminster offers a bonus of up to $1,500 per year depending on the employee's fluency in Spanish, Hmong, Laotian and/or American Sign Language (ASL). ORGANIZATIONAL COMPETENCIES AND CULTURAL VALUES/GENERAL COMPETENCIES The City's work culture encourages passionate, positive and enthusiastic employees who, along with our City Council and City Manager, are strong supporters of our mission: Westminster's purpose is to provide core services and foster economic resilience to give our community the opportunity to thrive. Westminster is a city of beautiful, safe, well-maintained neighborhoods and destinations with a vibrant, diverse economy, rich and resilient environment and a strong sense of community belonging. Our core values are embodied in our SPIRIT (Service - Pride - Integrity - Responsibility - Innovation - Teamwork). This position supports the goals of the Parks, Recreation and Libraries Department, which enhances the quality of life for all Westminster citizens by providing diverse leisure, recreational and informational services and resources; and acquiring, developing and maintaining first-class parks, facilities, open space and recreational trails. This position works towards the accomplishment of the department's mission: Together we create exceptional opportunities for a vibrant community with a commitment to nature, wellness and literacy. 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 landscape architectural design and planning process, design standards and procedures, and public regulations used in the construction of parks, natural resources, open spaces, trails, landscaping, irrigation systems, earthwork and related public improvement projects Demonstrates expertise in project management Demonstrate knowledge of natural resource planning and design, including flora, fauna, lakes, creeks, and wetlands Demonstrate knowledge of construction materials and processes, both in-house and in the field; produce and manage construction documentation; and develop and monitor project budgets Establish and maintain effective team-building environment with employees, superiors, coworkers, consultants, governmental officials and the general public Read and interpret City specifications, regulations and standards to developers, contractors and others for compliance Review engineering and architectural plans, specifications and documents and to discern and correct errors in design and criteria Estimate professional consultant fees and construction costs Interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, graphics, and schedule form Express facts, data, and ideas clearly and concisely, orally, graphically, and in writing Use AutoCAD, ArcView GIS and Microsoft Office products (including PowerPoint, Word, Excel and Outlook) proficiently Demonstrate proficiency with Photoshop, InDesign, Sketch Up and other computer graphics Establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees, citizens, landscape architects, engineers, contractors, developers, consultants, sales representatives, and other persons contacted in the course of work Leadership/Supervisory - Every employee in this position is accountable to: Foster a participatory organizational climate that is open, positive, reinforcing, and supportive Encourage employees to be accountable for their work and take ownership in what they do Demonstrate leadership and courage by making or supporting decisions that reflect the organizational mission and goals even when the decision may be unpopular to some Demonstrate collaboration and conflict resolution skills with other departments and employees Help employees to see the value of developing their skills, and assist them in eliminating barriers to their development; encourage employees to step outside of their comfort zone to develop their skills Provide meaningful, timely employee feedback and appraisals, and effectively address employee performance problems Effectively supervise, mentor, and motivate in a team environment JOB SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS Essential Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities, and Tasks 1. Collaborates with internal and external partners to achieve goals 2. Plans and manages design and construction projects consisting of recreation, parks, natural resources, open spaces, trails, historic properties and related public improvements, including consultant selection, master planning, design development, construction documentation, bid administration, review of engineering construction drawings, cost estimating and budget management, and construction observation phases. This includes: Develops construction documents and specifications for capital projects and playground renovations Advises consultants, developers, contractors, and others regarding City standards and regulations Designs working drawings and makes field observations for park construction and maintenance crew projects 4. Develops master plans for park and open space properties, trails, historical properties developments and re-developments 5. Reviews public land dedications, park development fees, design of drainage facilities, rights-of-way and other improvements to be maintained by the City 6. Serves as a professional ambassador of the department and City by maintaining a professional image, exceptional customer service skills with a creative and energetic approach. This includes representation at council sessions, conference and public meetings 7. Other Department wide responsibilities: Coordinates special projects relating to land acquisition of open space including appraisals, surveys, environmental assessments and associated contracts Helps review planning documents and submittals and attends technical review meetings to represent and address open space issues Answers questions from the public regarding park and open space properties Assists with preparation of the yearly and capital improvement budgets and prepares, submits and administers grant applications 8. 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 a four year college or university with a degree or major course work in Landscape Architecture A minimum of seven (7) years related experience in planning, park design and construction Landscape Architect licensure as required under Colorado state law Three (3) years of supervisory experience of both technical and administrative staff A full understanding of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requirements Proficiency using AutoCAD, ArcView GIS and Microsoft Office products including PowerPoint, Word, Excel and Outlook Valid driver's license and safe driving record Preferred : Master's degree in Landscape Architecture Project Management Professional (PMP) certification Strong planning abilities Proficient use of Photoshop, InDesign, Sketch Up and other computer graphics Engineering and/or Planning background Physical Requirements Work is largely sedentary in nature and requires sufficient physical stamina and strength for: Primarily sitting to perform daily tasks; occasional walking through a multilevel facility to retrieve information; frequent standing, sometimes for extended periods Occasional walking on active construction sites, uneven terrain, and trails independent of weather Frequent squatting, reaching above shoulder, and twisting to file documents and lift supplies and material; occasional bending, kneeling, climbing, balancing, and reaching below shoulder to store documents, material, and supplies Constant light grasp, fine manipulation, and handling to perform daily duties; occasional firm grasp to safely use equipment Frequent lifting, carrying, and pushing and/or pulling of up to ten (10) pounds to move material and supplies; occasional lifting and pushing and/or pulling of up to 25 pounds with dollies and carts WORKING CONDITIONS Work is primarily indoors in an office setting with some field inspection work in developed facilities, construction sites, undeveloped terrain, and open space areas. These field inspections require sufficient mobility to traverse through creeks, ditches and valleys to inspect raw land for possible park development. These inspections may also occur during inclement weather and in extreme heat or cold. Must demonstrate the ability to meet the physical demands of the job, including the ability to retrieve information from various locations in the office when needed. Exposure to periods of high activity and stress under demanding conditions. The position requires a great deal of communication with City employees, the public, and outside agencies. Required Materials and Equipment ArcView Geographic Information Systems, cameras, personal computers, keyboards, and standard office equipment such as telephones and copy machines. Drafting equipment such as drafting tables, pens, pencils, compass, rulers, and triangles. PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Background checks will include employment references and criminal history, and when applicable, credit check, driver license record, and education verification Drug screen Must be legally entitled to work in the United States Valid driver's license and safe driving record Closing Date/Time: 9/5/2022 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, Colorado, United States
Aug 16, 2022
Full Time
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION The Park Ranger position is responsible for providing public safety and natural resource protection through education and enforcement at Standley Lake Regional Park and Wildlife Refuge and the City of Westminster Open Space, within the Parks, Recreation and Libraries Department. This position assists with the supervision of the seasonal and hourly employees and coordinates and delivers seasonal staff training, responds to the emergency medical and law enforcement situations, assists with projects and performs routine park maintenance. Additional responsibilities include providing visitor services, patrolling park areas in vehicles, by boat, bicycle and on foot, enforcing park rules and guidelines, ensuring compliance with the Aquatic Nuisance Species program (ANS), providing information and education to the public, and supporting nature and outreach events or efforts. 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, Laotian, and/or American Sign Language (ASL). ORGANIZATIONAL COMPETENCIES AND CULTURAL VALUES/GENERAL COMPETENCIES The City's work culture encourages passionate, positive and enthusiastic employees who, along with our City Council and City Manager, are strong supporters of our mission: Westminster's purpose is to provide core services and foster economic resilience to give our community the opportunity to thrive. Westminster is a city of beautiful, safe, well-maintained neighborhoods and destinations with a vibrant, diverse economy, rich and resilient environment and a strong sense of community belonging. Our core values are embodied in our SPIRIT (Service - Pride - Integrity - Responsibility - Innovation - 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. 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: Work independently as well as with others Demonstrate knowledge of safe powerboat operation, park maintenance and upkeep as well as general maintenance skills, general park practices and techniques, first aid and rescue practices, wildlife management, and familiarity with local vegetation Provide informal interpretation and orientation for park visitors in the nature center, ranger stations, and while patrolling in the park and open spaces Objectively handle a wide variety of public contact situations Deal with emergency situations with prompt, calm, common sense action and potentially serve as the initial contact for accident reporting and emergency assistance Learn applicable municipal codes and pertinent park regulations Effectively navigate all aspects of RecTrac including POS, reporting and rental functions JOB SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS Essential Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities, and Tasks Supervises seasonal and hourly park rangers, trainees, park and nature center attendant staff Coordinates and delivers training to hourly and seasonal employees Ensures compliance with Aquatic Nuisance Species (ANS) control program, which includes inspecting paddle craft for ANS detection, and instructing seasonal and hourly staff Enforces park rules and regulations, including, but not limited to: Patrols park areas in vehicles, UTV's, e-bikes, boat and on foot Provides excellent customer service and handles difficult customer interactions Issues citations and summonses as needed Monitors and secures park boundaries, maintains and repairs fences, and keeps maintenance reports on park facilities Maintains records, prepares daily reports, and performs other administrative tasks Performs routine general maintenance on park vehicles, patrol boat, bicycles and other equipment Must possess a valid driver's license, provide proof of a safe driving record, and maintain a safe driving record for continued employment Ability to effectively utilize computer applications and technology related to the work Maintains regular and punctual attendance Other Duties and Responsibilities Provides information to the public Collects fees Performs general park maintenance including winterization/summerization of park facilities and equipment Participates in rescue and first aid activities Protects the park ecosystem, including vegetation and wildlife Actively promotes the safety of park visitors and stewardship of park resources in all interactions Performs snow removal when necessary Assists with nature education programming and interpretive programs Incumbent is accountable for all duties of this job, and other projects and responsibilities may be added at the City's discretion. POSITION REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS/PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Education, Experience, Skills, Formal Training, Licenses, and Certifications Required : Must be at least 21 years of age An accredited two (2) or four- (4) year college or university degree in Parks, Recreation, Natural Resources or related field A minimum of one (1) year of Park Ranger or equivalent combination of Park Ranger experience and education in Parks, Recreation, Natural Resources or related field Ability to obtain State of Colorado Stage II Inspector and Decontaminator Certification for Aquatic Nuisance Species (ANS) within six (6) months of hire Ability to obtain Taser Training and Certification within six (6) months of hire Valid driver's license and maintenance of safe driving record Preferred : Supervisory experience Law enforcement experience Experience with vehicle plowing and boat operation Experience in rescue or emergency medical field CIG (Certified Interpretive Guide) certification Volunteer Coordination experience Any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience, which would provide the required knowledge and skills, may be considered. Physical Requirements Due to the nature of work, the ability to swim and sufficient physical stamina and strength are needed for: Frequent sitting to perform designated office tasks and to survey park for hazards and potential problems from a vehicle; constant standing and walking over uneven terrain in all weather conditions to address hazards and potential park violations with public; occasional running to address emergency situations Frequent squatting, bending, kneeling, balancing on a patrol boat, reaching overhead and below shoulder, and twisting to perform park maintenance and other related duties; occasional crawling and climbing to perform various park duties Frequent light and firm grasp to safely use tools and equipment; constant fine manipulation and handling to perform maintenance and other duties Occasional stepping up and/or down from vehicles and stairs; constantly actuate mechanisms to safely operate vehicles and heavy equipment; normal near and far acuity to observe park for potential hazards and maintenance issues, and hearing to communicate with public, groups, and staff Frequent lifting and carrying of up to fifty (50) pounds to move and place water buoys and other equipment and supplies; constant pushing and/or pulling of up to twenty-five (25) pounds, frequent pushing and/or pulling of fifty (50) pounds WORKING CONDITIONS Work is constantly performed indoors and outdoors with constant exposure to extreme temperatures. Position performs related duties and maintenance year-round at a highly public, municipal park. This is a highly active, visible position within a multi-use municipal park, where periods of high activity and stress may exist. Required Materials and Equipment Operates a four-wheel drive vehicle, pick-up truck with or without trailer, tractors for mowing operations, 150 HP 19-foot powerboat, two-way radios to communicate by voice to other lake personnel, cash register, telephone, oxygen bottles, other first aid equipment, personal computers, fax machine, and other standard office equipment. Earplugs, face masks, goggles, waders, and bulletproof vests may be used at times. 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: 8/29/2022 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, Colorado, United States
Aug 16, 2022
Full Time
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION The Private Swim Lesson Instructor position is responsible for teaching swimming lessons to participants of various ages and skill levels in an individualized setting. This position is assigned to classes through the City's swimming lesson program based on availability, needs, and skills. This position requires working evenings, weekends, and holidays, and the 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. ORGANIZATIONAL COMPETENCIES AND CULTURAL VALUES/GENERAL COMPETENCIES The City's work culture encourages passionate, positive and enthusiastic employees, and our City Council and City Manager are strong supporters of our mission: Westminster's purpose is to provide core services and foster economic resilience to give our community the opportunity to thrive. Our core values are embodied in our SPIRIT (Service - Pride - Integrity - Responsibility - Innovation - 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 effective swimming instruction Instruct swimming classes for students of various age groups and ability levels Demonstrate treading water, diving, front crawl, back crawl, breaststroke, and butterfly stroke in a proficient manner (minimum of 10 yards) Demonstrate knowledge of American Red Cross Learn to Swim Program Demonstrate knowledge of first aid procedures common in swimming pool operations Act quickly and calmly in emergency situations by making proper judgment as to the correct course of action Acquire and maintain nationally recognized First Aid and CPR certifications within six (6) months of hire Acquire and maintain American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor (WSI) certification within six (6) months of hire Work courteously with the public and support the City of Westminster guest service philosophy and SPIRIT values (Service, Pride, Integrity, Responsibility, Innovation, and 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. Provides quality swim lesson instruction to individuals of various age groups and ability levels 2. Demonstrates front crawl, back crawl, breaststroke and butterfly stroke correctly to participant (minimum of 10 yards) 3. Provides a safe and educational experience for participant 4. Maintains ongoing records of activity levels and usage of swimming lessons, and completes evaluative report cards prior to the last class 5. Follows department guest service philosophy 6. Maintains regular and punctual attendance Other Duties and Responsibilities 1. Attends scheduled staff meetings, in-services and trainings 2. Responds appropriately to emergencies 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 First Aid, CPR and AED certification within six (6) months of hire American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor (WSI) certification within six (6) months of hire Must demonstrate complete understanding of the progression of skills necessary to be successful as an instructor, through multiple sessions of teaching individual lessons and/or demonstration or lesson audit Preferred : Experience teaching children in a classroom or recreation setting Any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience, which would provide the required knowledge and skills, may be considered. Physical Requirements Work performed is physical in nature and involves sufficient physical strength and stamina for: Constant submersion in the water while lessons are being taught and occasional sitting, standing, and walking throughout pool area to observe patrons during swimming classes Constant near and far acuity to observe pools for possible troubled swimmers and safety hazards; constant hearing to be aware of troubled individuals that may be out of line of sight Occasional lifting of ten (10) pounds from floor to overhead to move equipment and supplies; occasional lifting of up to seventy-five (75) pounds from floor to chest to assist in moving furniture, equipment, and patrons on backboards Occasionally push and/or pull seventy-five (75) pounds to remove individuals from pool area in an emergency situation, and set up bleachers for events and lane ropes for lap swim WORKING CONDITIONS Frequent exposure to pool water. Occasional lifting up to seventy-five (75) pounds and the possible lifting of an injured individual. Frequent exposure to noise levels that may cause distractions. High public contact position requiring adequate spoken interaction with the public and pool guests. Ability to work in a high humidity and heat environment for long periods. Required Materials and Equipment Personal floatation devices, kick boards, pull buoys, and other assorted pool toys and learning devices. 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: 9/5/2022 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, Colorado, United States
Aug 16, 2022
Full Time
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION The Assistant Prosecuting Attorney position is a professional legal position that provides legal counsel and is responsible for the prosecution of all City Code violations in the Municipal Court. Caseloads include serious misdemeanors, domestic violence, assault, traffic violations, code enforcement, animal control, nuisance abatement and licensing violations. Jury trials typically last one day. The schedule for this position is Monday through Thursday, 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. The position will be located at the Westminster Municipal Court, 3031 Turnpike Drive. The full salary range for this position is stated above. Starting wages are negotiable and dependent on the qualifications and experience of each individual candidate. The City of Westminster offers a bonus of up to $1,500 per year depending on the employee's fluency in Spanish, Hmong, Laotian and/or American Sign Language (ASL). Westminster is offering a $10,000 hiring bonus for Assistant Prosecuting Attorney. The first $5,000 installment will be paid out after the successful completion of at least 30 days on the job and the second $5,000 installment will be paid out after the completion of the probationary period/full year of employment. In the event that a newly hired Assistant Prosecuting Attorney leaves the City within 12 months of hire date, reimbursement for the first $5,000 installment may be required. ORGANIZATIONAL COMPETENCIES AND CULTURAL VALUES/GENERAL COMPETENCIES The City's work culture encourages passionate, positive and enthusiastic employees who, along with our City Council and City Manager, are strong supporters of our mission: Westminster's purpose is to provide core services and foster economic resilience to give our community the opportunity to thrive. Westminster is a city of beautiful, safe, well-maintained neighborhoods and destinations with a vibrant, diverse economy, rich and resilient environment and a strong sense of community belonging. Our core values are embodied in our SPIRIT (Service - Pride - Integrity - Responsibility - Innovation - Teamwork). The mission of the City Attorney's Office is to provide the highest possible level of professional legal advice and representation in the most efficient and economical manner, in order to serve and advance the health, safety, and welfare interests of the City and its citizens. Every employee is accountable to: Demonstrate a high level of customer service; encourage others to focus on the customer; foster an environment where customer service is a priority Communicate with customers to ensure that, where possible, they are satisfied, and that their needs are being addressed; solicit and evaluate customer feedback Act as an ambassador by understanding and fostering the organization's mission and vision Exhibit pride in self, the department, the city, and the community; conduct self in a professional manner Demonstrate integrity and builds trust through credibility, reliability, commitment, loyalty, and ethical behavior Address difficult or contentious issues in a constructive manner Support and promote change; demonstrate flexibility, and take calculated risks when appropriate Participate in personal growth opportunities, and attend trainings designed to enhance capacity to bring new skills and ideas to the job and the organization Work to continuously improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the service or product being delivered Demonstrate support for team efforts by accepting new roles and responsibilities, and helping others achieve objectives Value diversity; demonstrate an awareness of differences; demonstrate sensitivity, and adapt behaviors and communication to accommodate these differences GENERAL COMPETENCIES Citywide - Every employee in this position is accountable to: Establish effective interpersonal relationships through honest, open communication and follow-through on commitments Recognize personal strengths and weaknesses, and target areas for personal self-development Demonstrate initiative in performing job tasks Exhibit problem-solving skills and independent thinking 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: Demonstrate knowledge of the principles and procedures of municipal, civil, criminal, and constitutional law Demonstrate knowledge of the principal methods, materials, and practices of legal research and investigation Demonstrate knowledge of Colorado Rules of Evidence Demonstrate knowledge of ordinances, state and federal laws, and constitutional provisions, including relevant case law affecting municipal operations Demonstrate the ability to analyze, appraise, and organize facts, evidence, and legal precedents, and to communicate conclusions effectively, orally, and in writing Demonstrate the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with Court officials, Public Defender and Defense Counsel, Victim Advocate Office, Probation Office, Police Department, other City employees, and the general public Demonstrate the ability to effectively prosecute violators of municipal ordinances Demonstrate knowledge of human behavior, and ability to effectively counsel, train, interview, and imbue others with an opinion or understanding of a concept Follow office disposition policies and to recognize appropriate reasons to deviate from those policies Leadership - Every employee in this position is accountable to: Foster a participatory organizational climate that is open, positive, reinforcing, and supportive Encourage employees to be accountable for their work and take ownership in what they do Demonstrate leadership and courage by making or supporting decisions that reflect the organizational mission and goals even when the decision may be unpopular to some Demonstrate collaboration and conflict resolution skills with other departments and employees JOB SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS Essential Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities, and Tasks 1. Handles a full array of criminal cases including traffic, serious misdemeanors, and domestic violence, including: Reviewing police reports to determine appropriate charges and dispositions Preparing for and conducting arraignments Preparing for and conducting pre-trial hearings, bench trials, jury trials, and sentencings Interviewing victims and witnesses of crimes Preparing pleadings, undertaking discovery, and drafting appeals 2. Enters into plea negotiations with defendants or their attorneys during pre-trial conferences 3. Provides legal guidance to Police Department and other City departments 4. Drafts ordinances and prepares memos for City Council and other City departments 5. Develops effective working relationships with the City Attorney, the City's Prosecuting Attorneys, the Presiding and Associate Judges, the Police Department, the Victim Advocate Office, Public Defender and Defense Counsel, and Municipal Court personnel 6. Maintains regular and punctual attendance Other Duties and Responsibilities Incumbent is accountable for all duties of this job, and other projects and responsibilities that 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 a recognized school of law and licensed to practice law in the State of Colorado One (1) year of experience as a prosecuting attorney Excellent academic record Excellent written and verbal communication skills Preferred : Two (2) years of experience in criminal prosecution, including actual trial experience (bench and jury); law school clinical experience, clerkships or internships will be considered 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, pushing and/or pulling of up to ten (10) pounds to move material and supplies; occasional pushing and/or pulling of up to twenty-five (25) pounds with dollies and carts WORKING CONDITIONS Work is constantly performed indoors. This is primarily sedentary office work. Must demonstrate the ability to meet the physical demands of the job, including the ability to retrieve information from various locations in the office when needed. Exposure to periods of high activity and high stress under demanding conditions. The position requires a great deal of communication with the public, defense counsel, police officers, other City employees, co-workers, the Municipal Court judges and staff, the Victim Advocates, and City Council and management. Required Materials and Equipment Operates personal computers, uses a telephone, books, journals, and files PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Background checks will include employment references and criminal history, and when applicable, credit check, driver license record, and education verification Drug screen Must be legally entitled to work in the United States Closing Date/Time: 8/29/2022 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, Colorado, United States
Aug 16, 2022
Part Time
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION The Assistant Recreation Specialist is responsible for assisting the Recreation Specialist in all aspects of administration, management, coordination and planning the recreational programs for participants enrolled in the City Programs. Assists in the oversight of recreation programs involving coordination, planning, and supervising staff, volunteers and participants in multi-functional recreation programs. Work involves assisting the Recreation Specialist in the management of recreational programs, staff and employee and guest safety in the program areas of Aquatics, Adult Sports or Arts. Aquatic program positions are safety-sensitive. The work schedule varies based on program area with shifts primarily weekdays, Monday-Friday; however, some evenings, weekends, and holidays are included in the work schedule and the schedule is subject to change throughout the year. Position requires ability to travel and work at various facilities 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. The City of Westminster offers a bonus of up to $1,500 per year depending on the employee's fluency in Spanish, Hmong, Laotian, and/or American Sign Language (ASL). ORGANIZATIONAL COMPETENCIES AND CULTURAL VALUES/GENERAL COMPETENCIES The City's work culture encourages passionate, positive and enthusiastic employees who, along with our City Council and City Manager, are strong supporters of our mission: Westminster's purpose is to provide core services and foster economic resilience to give our community the opportunity to thrive. Westminster is a city of beautiful, safe, well-maintained neighborhoods and destinations with a vibrant, diverse economy, rich and resilient environment and a strong sense of community belonging. Our core values are embodied in our SPIRIT (Service - Pride - Integrity - Responsibility - Innovation - Teamwork). This position supports the goals of the Parks, Recreation and Libraries Department, which enhances the quality of life for all Westminster citizens by providing diverse leisure, recreational and informational services and resources; and acquiring, developing and maintaining first-class parks, facilities, open space and recreational trails. This position works towards the accomplishment of the Departments mission: "Together we create exceptional opportunities for a vibrant community with a commitment to nature, wellness and literacy." Every employee is accountable to: Demonstrate a high level of customer service; encourage others to focus on the customer; foster an environment where customer service is a priority Communicate with customers to ensure that, where possible, they are satisfied and that their needs are being addressed; solicit and evaluate customer feedback Act as an ambassador by understanding and fostering the organization's mission and vision Exhibit pride in self, the department, the city and the community; conduct self in a professional manner Demonstrate integrity and build trust through credibility, reliability, commitment, loyalty and ethical behavior Address difficult or contentious issues in a constructive manner Support/promote change; demonstrate flexibility and takes calculated risks when appropriate Participate in personal growth opportunities and attend trainings designed to enhance capacity to bring new skills and ideas to the job and the organization Work to continuously improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the service or product being delivered Demonstrate support for team efforts by accepting new roles and responsibilities, and helping others achieve objectives Value diversity; demonstrate an awareness of differences; demonstrate sensitivity and adapt behaviors and communication to accommodate these differences GENERAL COMPETENCIES Citywide - Every employee in this position is accountable to: Establish effective interpersonal relationships through honest, open communication and follow-through on commitments Recognize personal strengths and weaknesses and target areas for personal self-development Demonstrate initiative in performing job tasks Exhibit problem-solving skills leading to sound judgment and quality decisions Achieve goals, handle assigned workload and new assignments effectively; demonstrate an ability to work independently Communicate effectively with individuals and groups using clear and concise verbal and written communications Demonstrate accountability for work and take ownership in job performance Demonstrate concern for the accuracy and quality of work; take steps to correct mistakes and improve the overall product Job Specific - Every employee in this position must be able to: Coordinate, develop, and implement recreational programs under supervision of Recreation Specialist 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 (Aquatics programs) Follow safety protocols and proper use of PPE when cleaning or coming into contact with bloodborne pathogens Follow written and verbal instructions Work with the public effectively and establish effective working relationships with other employees Operate standard office equipment such as copy and fax machines, personal computers, and telephone Respond calmly and effectively to and handle emergency situations, making proper judgements as to the correct course of action Perform multiple tasks Work efficiently in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Rec Trac, and Outlook Type a minimum of 25 words per minute Demonstrate knowledge of proper telephone and e-mail etiquette Current CPR and First Aid certification Demonstrate Creativity, self-motivation and Knowledge in recreation program area Leadership/Supervisory - Every employee in this position is accountable to: Foster a participatory organizational climate that is open, positive, reinforcing, and supportive Encourage employees to be accountable for their work and take ownership in what they do Demonstrate leadership and courage by making or supporting decisions that reflect the organizational mission and goals even when the decision may be unpopular to some Demonstrate collaboration and conflict resolution skills with other departments and employees Help employees to see the value of developing their skills, and assist them in eliminating barriers to their development; encourage employees to step outside their comfort zone to develop their skills Assist Recreation Specialist in Providing meaningful, timely employee feedback and appraisals, and effectively address employee performance problems Effectively supervise, mentor, and motivate in a team environment JOB SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS Essential Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities and Tasks Assists with daily operations of recreation programs, equipment and facilities Assists with Rec Trac maintenance, class management and contacting students as needed Assists with Survey Monkey administration and reporting Inventories, orders and tracks program equipment and supplies Acquires supplies as needed from local vendors and stores Assists with organizing invoices, creating purchase orders and tracking budget accounts when requested Carries a City purchasing card (P-Card) for program purchases and follows all P-Card policies and procedures Maintains safety of staff and program participants Maintains regular and punctual attendance Other Duties and Responsibilities May cover the duties of the Recreation Specialist position 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 : A minimum of 21 years of age Experience with program administration and guest service Must possess or be able to obtain a CPR and Standard First Aid Certificate within ninety (90) days of employment Must possess or be able to obtain Lifeguard Certification within thirty (30) days of employment (only applicable for Aquatics positions) Preferred : One year of experience working in recreation/leisure services College level courses in recreation or education or a closely related subject field Knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Rec Trac, and InDesign or similar computer software programs Lifeguard certification, swimming instructor certification, AFO or CPD (Aquatics programs) 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 involves: Constant near acuity and hearing is needed to perform daily functions and communicate with patrons and staff Constant standing, walking on uneven terrain, pool decks, and climbing stairs in a multi-level facility to observe recreation center activity and events for safety and hazards Constant near and far acuity to observe program participants for possible troubled swimmers and safety hazards; constant hearing to be aware of troubled individuals that may be out of line of sight Frequently lifting of fifty (50) pounds from floor to waist, thirty-five (35) pounds from floor overhead; Frequent carry, push, pull fifty (50) pounds of supplies, equipment, and material up to 100 feet for event set up; Occasional carrying of up to 100 pounds of equipment, supplies and materials up to ten (10) feet Due to the occasional use of hand tools fine motor skills along with firm grasp and frequent reaching below shoulder and overhead is needed 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, set up bleachers for events and lane ropes for lap swim (Aquatics programs) WORKING CONDITIONS Work in this position is performed primarily indoors in an office and at recreation centers, with occasional work out of doors for seasonal programs. In Aquatic programs 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 Equipment used may include computers, keyboards, copy/fax machines, telephones, calculators, televisions, audio/visual equipment (DVD, CD, etc.), public service announcement equipment, small hand tools such as hammer, screwdrivers, tape measurers, and a variety of recreational equipment and maintenance tools. In aquatics programs 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, and when applicable, credit check, driver license record, and education verification Pre-employment drug screen and physical Must be legally entitled to work in the United States Closing Date/Time: 8/29/2022 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, Colorado, United States
Aug 16, 2022
Full Time
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION People choose Westminster, Colorado, because it is an extraordinary community with an honored past and an even more promising future. Our employees serve with a purpose and embrace our SPIRIT values of Service, Pride, Integrity, Responsibility, Innovation and Teamwork. We are known as a caring, team-oriented working environment with a commitment to excellence. Innovation and creativity are encouraged, where visionary people who want to see their projects and programs implemented thrive. Westminster's work culture encourages passionate, positive and enthusiastic employees. Our mission is clear: We deliver exceptional value and quality of life to our citizens. The Aide - Special Events is responsible for assisting with special events such as outdoor movies, Westminster's 4th of July celebration, Westy Craft Brew Fest, WestyFest, and others. This position will assist with event preparation, set up and take down, and overseeing events, as well as vendor relations and coordination. Recreation staff have the primary responsibility of ensuring the safety of program participants. This position will work up to 40 hours per week from May to September. Events primarily take place Wednesday through Sunday evenings. 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 City's work culture encourages passionate, positive and enthusiastic employees, and our City Council and City Manager are strong supporters of our mission: Westminster's purpose is to provide core services and foster economic resilience to give our community the opportunity to thrive. Our core values are embodied in our SPIRIT (Service - Pride - Integrity - Responsibility - Innovation - 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 Communicate effectively with the public Establish effective working relationships with other employees and supervisors Perform multiple tasks and work under pressure with limited supervision Handle emergency situations such as fire alarms, injuries and accidents Drive a golf cart and/or City vehicle Set up and take down facilities for events, including tables and chairs, risers, podiums, portable stages, canopies, PA's and other sound systems, and any other equipment necessary to support special events 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 Assist with special events including outdoor movies, Westminster's 4th of July celebration, Westy Craft Brew Fest, WestyFest, and others Set up the mobile stage prior, put out trash boxes, set up canopies, haul equipment such as tables, chairs, coolers, etc., help with concessions, and other duties as assigned Monitor events to ensure they are running smoothly and respond to questions and complaints Assist event coordinators in the office with assembling vendor packets, preparing mailings, stuffing bags, data entry, processing applications, and more Drive golf carts and/or City vehicles 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 16 years old A valid driver's license, provide proof of a safe driving record, and maintain a safe driving record for continued employment Preferred : Experience, education or additional training in recreation or leisure services Experience coordinating or supervising special events Any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience, which would provide the required knowledge and skills, may be considered. Physical Requirements This position requires a moderate degree of physical stamina and strength, including the ability to: Frequently sit, stand and walk through a multi-level facility Occasionally squat, bend, kneel, twist, climb, balance and reach over head Occasionally lift, carry, push or pull items weighing up to fifty (50) pounds Frequently use hands and fingers for fine manipulation; occasionally use light and firm grasp Frequently see objects up close to perform office tasks and far away to observe activity for safety hazards or problems Constantly use hearing to interact with guests and staff and recognize trouble outside of view Occasionally use sufficient physical strength, stamina and agility to perform emergency work in various capacities WORKING CONDITIONS Work is constantly performed indoors and outdoors with exposure to extreme temperatures. 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 Cash register, personal computers, keyboards, typewriters, calculators, telephones, PA systems, copy machines, and other standard office equipment, gym floor covers, hand tools, AED, recreational equipment, general fitness equipment, gloves, and pocket masks. 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: 8/22/2022 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, Colorado, United States
Aug 16, 2022
Full Time
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION The Animal Management position is responsible for securing and maintaining compliance with applicable city ordinances and state laws. Animal Management Officers are responsible for the enforcement of specific sections of the Westminster Municipal Code and state laws. 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, Laotian, or American Sign Language (ASL). ORGANIZATIONAL COMPETENCIES AND CULTURAL VALUES/GENERAL COMPETENCIES The City's work culture encourages passionate, positive and enthusiastic employees who, along with our City Council and City Manager, are strong supporters of our mission: Westminster's purpose is to provide core services and foster economic resilience to give our community the opportunity to thrive. Westminster is a city of beautiful, safe, well-maintained neighborhoods and destinations with a vibrant, diverse economy, rich and resilient environment and a strong sense of community belonging. Our core values are embodied in our SPIRIT (Service - Pride - Integrity - Responsibility - Innovation - 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 builds trust through credibility, reliability, commitment, loyalty, and ethical behavior Address difficult or contentious issues in a constructive manner Support and promote change; demonstrate flexibility, and take calculated risks when appropriate Participate in personal growth opportunities, and attend trainings designed to enhance capacity to bring new skills and ideas to the job and the organization Work to continuously improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the service or product being delivered Demonstrate support for team efforts by accepting new roles and responsibilities, and helping others achieve objectives Value diversity; demonstrate an awareness of differences; demonstrate sensitivity, and adapt behaviors and communication to accommodate these differences GENERAL COMPETENCIES Citywide - Every employee in this position is accountable to: Establish effective interpersonal relationships through honest, open communication and follow-through on commitments Recognize personal strengths and weaknesses, and target areas for personal self-development Demonstrate initiative in performing job tasks Exhibit problem-solving skills leading to sound judgment and quality decisions Achieve goals, and handle assigned workload and new assignments effectively; demonstrate an ability to work independently Communicate effectively with individuals and groups using clear and concise verbal and written communications Demonstrate accountability for work and take ownership in job performance Demonstrate concern for the accuracy and quality of work; take steps to correct mistakes and improve the overall product Job Specific - Every employee in this position must be able to: Demonstrate knowledge of law enforcement procedures including concepts of investigation, sources of information, and courtroom testimony Properly interpret state statutes, city ordinances, and rules and regulations pertaining to animals and the City's contracted animal shelters Demonstrate knowledge of the care and characteristics of all species of animals Maintain a high level of self-motivation and initiative while working with little or no direct supervision Demonstrate strong organizational skills and a willingness to be pro-active and accept new challenges Deal tactfully with citizens who may be angry, demanding, and uncooperative in the resolution of difficult problems Work with violators through education, cooperation, and reasonable agreement to gain compliance Communicate and present ideas effectively orally and in writing Establish effective working relationships with peers and supervisors Analyze situations quickly, and remain calm during stressful situations Make independent decisions based on sound reasoning, good judgment, and established procedures Develop effective problem-solving skills Apprehend and confine animals that are sick or injured, including domestic pets, exotic pets, livestock, and indigenous wildlife. Evaluate animal injuries, provides first aid and transportation to veterinary facilities or, in the case of wildlife, performs field euthanasia. Work with, and provide assistance to, peers, as well as police officers and other police/Fire/EMS department employees Successfully complete job-related training assignments Work hours are subject to change dependent on unit needs to include weekends and holidays JOB SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS Essential Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities, and Tasks Must be able to effectively use legal and department knowledge, including: Demonstrating working knowledge of laws, codes, and legal procedures in all areas of law enforcement and animal management Testifying in civil and criminal court on behalf of the police department Serving summonses, subpoenas, and notices Demonstrating working knowledge of department policies, regulations, and procedures Maintaining current knowledge of accepted department procedures and conduct Keeping current on laws and relevant legal opinions Participating in all required training Adhering to an exemplary code of conduct while on or off duty in dealing with other department members, as well as the City and public Functioning effectively within the prescribed chain of command Responsible to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing while providing appropriate public service and interaction, including: Participating in community-oriented programs, homeowners associations, business groups, and City task force groups Promoting public education regarding responsible pet ownership, care, dog licensing, and related regulations Using appropriate verbal and written communication to provide animal management enforcement information and explanations Maintaining appropriate courtesy while with the public Providing assistance and appropriate referrals Advising victims, complainants, violators, parents, etc. Mediating disputes Presenting a neat, clean, well-groomed, professional appearance and demeanor Preparing effective written reports, memos, citations, activity logs, etc. Demonstrating effective oral communication skills with the public and other members of the department Demonstrating effective communication via the police radio and other portable devices; ability to use standard office equipment, personal computer and job-related computer applications including electronic mail Perform tasks related to enforcement of animal management ordinances, and investigates citizen complaints of City code violations, including: Responding to dispatched calls for service, and self-initiating investigations in the field Completing necessary investigative reports, documenting, investigations, citizen contacts, and actions taken Issuing verbal and written warnings and summonses to violators Handling and controlling a variety of animals to include livestock, exotic and some species of wildlife, and injured, diseased, or dead animals Investigating reports involving animal abuse and neglect Controlling animals that pose a health hazard by humane trapping Quarantining animals per CDPHE Rabies Prevention and Control Policy, which may include decapitation of animals for rabies testing Maintaining professional composure in unpleasant situations and demonstrating tact in emotional situations, including situations that may involve unpleasant smells including vomit, feces, and skunk smells Safeguarding public from dangerous animals Must be able to safely and proficiently use required vehicles and equipment, including: Maintaining and inspecting all equipment Inspecting all animal enforcement vehicles Safely operating vehicle under routine and emergency conditions Using required weapons under training and emergency conditions Maintain regular and punctual attendance Other Duties and Responsibilities Promote public education regarding pet care and regulations by participating in community-oriented programs Occasional overtime may be required, or call out in emergency situations 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 21 years of age Graduation from high school or possession of GED Valid driver's license and safe driving record Possess critical thinking skills Demonstrate or have knowledge in conflict resolution Six (6) months of animal handling, capture and/or animal behavior training (personally owned animals/pets do not qualify) Preferred : One (1) year prior Animal Management or customer experience Related college level and/or law enforcement education or experience Demonstrated experience in leadership, team building, problem-solving, and strong people skills Experience in government animal management or code enforcement Any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience, which would provide the required knowledge and skills, may be considered. Physical Requirements Must demonstrate the ability to meet the physical demands of the job to include: Occasional sitting to perform office tasks and patrol for loose or dangerous animals; frequent standing, walking, and running while chasing animals on all types of terrain in different weather conditions Frequent crouching, squatting, bending, and twisting to detain animals to place in cages and load in vehicles; must be able to tolerate awkward movements such as resisted twisting, bending, or lifting; frequent reaching below shoulder level and occasionally above shoulder level to load and unload captured animals; occasional kneeling, climbing, and balancing on fences and stairs, and jumping to escape animals Frequent firm grasping and occasional light grasping, pinching, and fine motor skills Constant near acuity and depth perception are requirements for vision, as is the ability to consistently hear and communicate via phone and two-way radio systems Frequent lifting of fifty (50) pounds from ground level to shoulder height and twenty (20) pounds from ground level to overhead; frequent carrying of fifty (50) pounds for a distance of twenty-five (25) feet; frequently pushing and pulling of one hundred (100) pounds WORKING CONDITIONS Work is constantly performed outdoors and occasionally indoors with frequent exposure to extreme temperatures. Work is performed year-round with occasional exposure to wet and/or humid conditions, loud noise, dust, fumes, mist, chemicals, and all types of animals and situations including impoundment, quarantine, carcass removal, and euthanasia. Due to the nature of the position, periods of high activity and stress in emergencies under demanding conditions will exist, along with the handling of dangerous animals. Required Materials and Equipment Operates a City vehicle as well as mobile and portable radio systems and computer system to communicate with dispatch and other officers. Requires use of animal handling equipment such as Kevlar gloves, a leash, ketch pole, humane trap, snake tongs, snare, nets, cages, and a euthanasia pole. Personal protective equipment includes Ballistic Vest, the use of asp baton, Taser, OC spray, traffic vests, and latex, leather or Kevlar gloves, Body Worn Camera. Must be able to operate standard office equipment including a multi-line telephone system, computers (both desktop and mobile), copiers, printers, fax machines, etc PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Background checks will include employment references, criminal history, credit check, psychological examination and education verification Valid driver's license and maintenance of safe driving record Pre-employment drug screen and polygraph Pre-employment physical Must be legally entitled to work in the United States Closing Date/Time: 8/29/2022 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, Colorado, United States
Aug 11, 2022
Full Time
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION The Sport Coach - Swim Team (Flippers) positions are the head coaches for the non-competitive swimming team representing the City of Westminster and the CARA program. Positions require working evenings, weekends, and holidays, and require ability to travel to work and other pools outside of the city as needed. 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 City's work culture encourages passionate, positive and enthusiastic employees, and our City Council and City Manager are strong supporters of our mission: Westminster's purpose is to provide core services and foster economic resilience to give our community the opportunity to thrive. Our core values are embodied in our SPIRIT (Service - Pride - Integrity - Responsibility - Innovation - 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 swimming instruction for all four competitive swimming strokes and regulations for approved strokes, turns, and starts, proper warm-up and cool-down techniques Demonstrate ability to work with children ranging in age from five (5) years to17 years Act quickly and calmly in emergency situations by making proper judgments as to the correct course of action 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. Promotes a safe and non-competitive swimming team environment for participants 2. Provides swim team workout planning and implementation and instructs participants in proper swim strokes 3. Coordinates swimming meets, including: Set up and break down of all swimming meets located in City of Westminster pools Track attendance of all participants; and creator of a positive environment for all participants 4. Attends various meetings and events such as CARA coaches' meetings, parents' meetings for the SFC Flippers Team, and end of summer picnic and awards banquet 5. Maintains knowledge of CARA rules and regulations 6. Maintains regular and punctual attendance Other Duties and Responsibilities 1. Attends monthly in-service trainings 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 Experience coaching a swim team or extensive swimming lesson instruction background First Aid, CPR and AED certification within 30 days of hire Preferred : Personal swim team experience 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 ascend 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 of swim team equipment to include but not limited to kickboards, pull-buoys, fins, flippers, paddles, starting blocks, stop watches, timing equipment, telephones, two-way radios, and megaphones. 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: 9/5/2022 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, Colorado, United States
Aug 10, 2022
Full Time
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION The Electrician II/III is a skilled position in the inspection, troubleshooting, maintenance and repair of water/wastewater treatment process equipment, pumping and lift station equipment, and automated process controls. Starting as an Electrician II requires a Journeyman Electrical license issued by the State of Colorado, or reciprocal state, and starting as an Electrician III requires a Master Electrical license issued by the State of Colorado, or reciprocal state. Work involves technical field maintenance projects, and the installation, inspection, repair, and testing of electrical and hydraulic equipment used in the processing and treatment of the City's water and wastewater systems. Incumbent is responsible for coordinating a variety of tasks in maintaining a reliable treatments system program. Assignments and instructions received from the Plant Maintenance Supervisor and performed in accordance with established policies, procedures and technical guidelines with work reviewed 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 treatment facility and utility system emergencies. Must be able to reach the City limits, within 60 minutes after being contacted, 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 as follows: Electrician II ($65,832 - $84,260) requires a Journeyman Electrical license; Electrician III ($70,761 - $90,584) requires a Master Electrical license. The City of Westminster offers a bonus of up to $1,500 per year depending on the employee's fluency in Spanish, Hmong, Laotian or American Sign Language (ASL). ORGANIZATIONAL COMPETENCIES AND CULTURAL VALUES/GENERAL COMPETENCIES The City's work culture encourages passionate, positive and enthusiastic employees who, along with our City Council and City Manager, are strong supporters of our mission: Westminster's purpose is to provide core services and foster economic resilience to give our community the opportunity to thrive. Our core values are embodied in our SPIRIT (Service - Pride - Integrity - Responsibility - Innovation - 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 and promote change; demonstrate flexibility, and take calculated risks when appropriate Participate in personal growth opportunities, and attend trainings designed to enhance capacity to bring new skills and ideas to the job and the organization Work to continuously improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the service or product being delivered Demonstrate support for team efforts by accepting new roles and responsibilities, and helping others achieve objectives Value diversity; demonstrate an awareness of differences; demonstrate sensitivity, and adapt behaviors and communication to accommodate these differences GENERAL COMPETENCIES Citywide - Every employee in this position is accountable to: Establish effective interpersonal relationships through honest, open communication and follow-through on commitments Recognize personal strengths and weaknesses, and target areas for personal self-development Demonstrate initiative in performing job tasks Exhibit problem-solving skills leading to sound judgment and quality decisions Achieve goals, and handle assigned workload and new assignments effectively; demonstrate an ability to work independently Communicate effectively with individuals and groups using clear and concise verbal and written communications Demonstrate accountability for work, and take ownership in job performance Demonstrate concern for the accuracy and quality of work; take steps to correct mistakes and improve the overall product Job Specific - Every employee in this position must be able to: Demonstrate knowledge of practices, methods, and tools used in pipe fitting, electricity, electronics, and millwright Demonstrate the knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions necessary to conduct safe work around mechanical and electrical equipment, and in enclosed spaces subject to the accumulation of methane gas and hydrogen sulfide Demonstrate knowledge of computer programs including Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Excel, SCADA, solid-state circuitry, computer interface with equipment alarms, equipment monitoring systems, and dedicated data radios Demonstrate knowledge of control loop and telemeter systems Demonstrate knowledge and troubleshooting of variable frequency drives and RFSS Troubleshoot and facilitate corrective action on pumps, motors, process equipment, controls, and instrumentation 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 Establish and maintain effective written and verbal communication skills, and build positive relationships and rapport with other team members within the work group, the division, the department, and across City employees Demonstrate the principles and practices of water and wastewater pumping operations Demonstrate the principles involved in the operation of water and sewer pumps, and electrical meters and controls Analyze situations quickly and objectively, recognizing established precedents and practices, and use resourcefulness in meeting new problems Understand and follow written and oral instructions, read and interpret sketches and blueprints, and perform routine mathematical calculations Independently assess workload, and determine appropriate course of action; establish and maintain control over situations as they develop, and make pro-active, informed decisions concerning routine operational functions Demonstrate skill in use and care of tools and equipment common to the trade Perform CPR and basic first aid JOB SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS Essential Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities, and Tasks 1. Perform inspections, troubleshoots, maintains, and repairs water/wastewater treatment process equipment, pumping station equipment, storage tanks and lift stations, and automated process controls, including: Performing pump, lift station, and storage tank inspections Maintaining and repairing of process controls, motors, pumps, valves, and related equipment Installing, aligning, grouting, and adjusting new and rebuilt equipment 2. Inspect, troubleshoot, test, and repair three-phase motor control centers, including: Pneumatic Hydraulic Electronic process control instrumentation Removing and overhauling pumps, motors, compressors, and process equipment Building mechanical systems Requisitioning parts and materials for needed repairs 3. Assists Plant Maintenance Supervisor with monitoring outside contracts to secure and maintain compliance with Federal and State regulations, City Codes, specifications, contract documents, and regulations, including: Assisting the Plant Maintenance Supervisor in the preparation of bid documents for assigned projects Monitoring outside contractors inspecting and making repairs to treatment facilities, sanitary sewer lift stations, and water pumping stations Working independently on field inspection and making decisions exercising technical judgment, taking remedial action when needed Monitoring, reviewing, and approving invoices submitted by contractors Consulting with supervision on unusual or difficult cases Interpreting and explaining ordinances, codes, regulations, and policies to contractors, homeowners, and other interested parties Investigating and answering requests, suggestions, and complaints from superiors and citizens Coordinating activities with other departments and divisions to ensure that compliance with all applicable City standards and specifications are met 4. 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 Providing 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 Keeping supervision updated of activities planned and completed 5. Performs work safely, including: Operating City vehicle Operating light equipment and machinery used in utilities operations Maintaining safe driving record 6. Maintains regular and punctual attendance Other Duties and Responsibilities 1. May act as a lead worker over a small group of employees or supervise in the temporary absence of the Plant Maintenance 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 Possession of State of Colorado (or reciprocal state) issued Journeyman or Master Electrical license Minimum of three (3) years of experience in the maintenance and repair of hydraulic pumps, motors, and process controls related to water/wastewater treatment Must possess a valid driver license, provide proof of a safe driving record, and maintain a safe driving record for continued employment Preferred : Possession of State of Colorado (or reciprocal state) issued Master Electrical license Certified for working in the field for the following: confined space entry and gas detection Vocational trade school or military school course work in electricity, mechanics, pipefitting, and instrumentation, or related field CPR and first aid knowledge Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Excel 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: Sit to perform daily office tasks and 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; balance, reach overhead, below shoulder, and twist to perform daily maintenance duties Occasionally climb water towers or tanks up to 200 feet in height in all weather conditions 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; fine manipulation to perform repairs and daily tasks Constant stepping up and/or down to enter and exit vehicles, climb stairs and ladders; Safely operate vehicles, including those with a standard transmission Normal vision and hearing are needed to perform inspections, office tasks, and observe work area for potential hazards Ability to 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 push and/or pull up to 100 pounds of material and tools; occasionally push and/or pull greater than 100 pounds to pull crates WORKING CONDITIONS Work is routinely performed indoors and outdoors with occasional 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 exist. On-call and overtime duties are required for emergencies. Required Materials and Equipment May operate light to heavy equipment and machinery used in utilities operations, such as cherry pickers, overhead cranes, boom trucks, and forklifts, as well as other similar equipment. May also operate electrical test equipment, diesel-powered electrical generators, basic hand and shop tools, saws, welders, ladders up to 35 feet in height, and two-way radios. Personal computers and keyboards, telephones, adding machines, and other basic office equipment are also used. PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Background check including employment references, criminal history, and driving record review Technical knowledge/skills assessment including, but not limited to: verbal and/or written testing of electrical knowledge, Hands-on practical exam on a desk-bench Drug screen Physical Must be legally entitled to work in the United States Closing Date/Time: 8/29/2022 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, Colorado, United States
Aug 09, 2022
Full Time
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION The City of Westminster is recruiting for an entry-level, full-time, and benefited Operator-In-Training with the opportunity to advance to a Utilities Operator I after becoming a State of Colorado Certified Water Professional. In addition to competitive pay and benefits, and a values-driven work environment, you will be provided with on-the-job and classroom training to ensure your success. We are seeking individuals who have a strong desire to learn, work hard in the field, and serve the public. We also look for candidates who are interested or experienced in skilled trades and equipment operation. The Water Field workgroup operates and maintains approximately 540 miles of Water Distribution piping system, to include hydrants, valves, pumps, meters and other appurtenances. The Wastewater Field workgroup operates and maintains approximately 400 miles of Wastewater piping system, to include manholes, pumps, diversion structures and other appurtenances. The Operator-in-Training will accompany and assist Certified Water Professionals in the maintenance, repair and replacement of pipes, pumps, valves, hydrants, manholes, PRV's, storage tanks and other related infrastructure. Operating Hours are Monday through Thursday from 6:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. It is a mandatory requirement of this position to work overtime, take weekend duty and be on call for emergency work such as water breaks, sewer backups and snow removal. Applicants must be able to respond to the City of Westminster Municipal Service Center within 30 minutes when on call, including in inclement weather. This is a safety sensitive position. This position is open to current City of Westminster, Colorado, employees only. The full salary range for this position is stated above. The hiring range is $39,686.40 - $50,793.60 (Operator-in-Training) and $45,864.00 - $58,697.60 (Operator I). The City of Westminster offers a bonus of up to $1,500 per year depending on the employee's fluency in Spanish, Hmong, Laotian, and/or American Sign Language (ASL). ORGANIZATIONAL COMPETENCIES AND CULTURAL VALUES/GENERAL COMPETENCIES The City's work culture encourages passionate, positive and enthusiastic employees who, along with our City Council and City Manager, are strong supporters of our mission: Westminster's purpose is to provide core services and foster economic resilience to give our community the opportunity to thrive. Westminster is a city of beautiful, safe, well-maintained neighborhoods and destinations with a vibrant, diverse economy, rich and resilient environment and a strong sense of community belonging. Our core values are embodied in our SPIRIT (Service - Pride - Integrity - Responsibility - Innovation - Teamwork). This position supports the goals of the Public Works and Utilities Department, which maintains and enhances the safety and well-being of the community by providing exceptional water and wastewater service and maintaining the city's extensive network of street infrastructure. The department continuously strives to meet the needs of the community by constantly focusing on customer service, efficient and effective utilization of resources, safety, innovation, and teamwork. Every employee is accountable to: Demonstrate a high level of customer service; encourage others to focus on the customer; foster an environment where customer service is a priority Communicate with customers to ensure that, where possible, they are satisfied, and that their needs are being addressed; solicit and evaluate customer feedback Act as an ambassador by understanding and fostering the organization's mission and vision Exhibit pride in self, the department, the city, and the community; conduct self in a professional manner Demonstrate integrity and builds trust through credibility, reliability, commitment, loyalty, and ethical behavior Address difficult or contentious issues in a constructive manner Support and promote change; demonstrate flexibility, and take calculated risks when appropriate Participate in personal growth opportunities, and attend trainings designed to enhance capacity to bring new skills and ideas to the job and the organization Work to continuously improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the service or product being delivered Demonstrate support for team efforts by accepting new roles and responsibilities, and helping others achieve objectives Value diversity; demonstrate an awareness of differences; demonstrate sensitivity, and adapt behaviors and communication to accommodate these differences GENERAL COMPETENCIES Citywide - Every employee in this position is accountable to: Establish effective interpersonal relationships through honest, open communication and follow-through on commitments Recognize personal strengths and weaknesses, and target areas for personal self-development Demonstrate initiative in performing job tasks Exhibit problem-solving skills leading to sound judgment and quality decisions Achieve goals, and handle assigned workload and new assignments effectively; demonstrate an ability to work independently Communicate effectively with individuals and groups using clear and concise verbal and written communications Demonstrate accountability for work and take ownership in job performance Demonstrate concern for the accuracy and quality of work; take steps to correct mistakes and improve the overall product Job Specific - Every employee in this position must be able to: Demonstrate knowledge of safety practices common to hazards such as confined space, traffic control, fall protection, proper PPE Demonstrate knowledge of the general practices applied in the care and safe operation of a wide variety of light to heavy construction and maintenance equipment, especially those related to Utilities Operations Perform thorough daily vehicle inspections Demonstrate knowledge of the laws, regulations, and City's policies, SOPs and standards; and ensure team members comply Demonstrate the ability to work with minimal supervision and both understand and follow oral instructions or written diagrams Demonstrate sufficient physical stamina to withstand fatiguing elements involved in operating light and heavy equipment for long hours and in adverse weather conditions Demonstrate ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with citizens, the public and contractors Build positive relationships and rapport with other team members both within the work group, the division, the department and across all departments Demonstrate knowledge of using a telephone, fax machine, copier, two-way radio, pager, computer, and necessary computer programs Perform work safely to include operating various types of equipment and City vehicles Demonstrate proper handling of asbestos, excavation and trench safety and traffic control safety and ensure team members comply Communicate clearly, plan, and organize work in a manner conducive to full performance and high morale in rapidly changing situations under normal, stressful and/or emergency situations Analyze situations quickly and objectively recognizing established precedents and practices, and to use resourcefulness in meeting new problems JOB SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS Essential Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities and Tasks 1. Operates light and heavy construction equipment, including dump trucks, passenger trucks, high pressure sewer cleaning equipment, pot-holing machines, backhoes, skid steers, air compressors, jackhammers, power or hand tools, confined space equipment, truck-mounted jet/vacuum unit, closed circuit televising equipment, other equipment as required 2. Installs new water and wastewater mains and replaces obsolete mains; repairs water or wastewater main breaks; read, disassemble, inspect, clean, replace, test and store residential water meters; maintain meter records; connect and install pipe sections, create taps on mains for service connections 3. Maintain a Class "A" CDL with tanker endorsement, a DOT physical card, a valid driver's license, and a safe driving record Maintain regular and punctual attendance Monday through Thursday from 6:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Additional after-hours on-call assignments are mandatory. Perform CPR and basic first aid Other Duties and Responsibilities Will be required to perform duties from all primary assignment areas, including but not limited to, the Distribution Construction and Maintenance Crews, Meter Shop and Cross Connection Control Team, Wastewater Maintenance Crew, Reclaimed Water Crew, Infrastructure Asset Management Team, and the Street Division on snow removal 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 Experience in safe operation of tools, equipment, and light vehicles Must possess a valid driver's license, provide proof of a safe driving record, and maintain a safe driving record for continued employment Obtain and maintain State of Colorado Class A Commercial Driver License with tanker endorsement within 90 days of employment (training will be provided by City of Westminster) Be able to study for and pass a State of Colorado water distribution or wastewater collection certification at any level within 24 months of hire date (level 1 minimum), or be working towards obtaining this certification by testing regularly Preferred : Previous experience in repair and maintenance of utilities water distribution and wastewater collection systems State of Colorado water distribution or wastewater collection certification at any level Previous experience in the construction or maintenance trades Any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience, which would provide the required knowledge and skills, may be considered. Physical Requirements This position is physical in nature and requires sufficient physical strength and stamina to: Frequently sit while driving to and from work sites and frequently stand and walk on uneven terrain Frequently crouch/squat, bend/twist and kneel in awkward confined spaces; frequently climb equipment, trenches, and 45-foot ladders through 24-inch-diameter manholes Frequent light grasp and reaching; occasional firm grasp and fine motor functions to handle tools and material Constant near/far acuity and hearing to safely perform duties and perform office tasks Occasional lifting of up to 100 pounds from ground to waist to move manhole covers; occasional lifting of up to eighty (80) pounds from ground to shoulder to move cement bags and equipment, and occasional lifting of forty (40) pounds overhead; occasional carrying and pushing/pulling of up to 100 pounds twenty (20) feet to lift and move manhole covers WORKING CONDITIONS Work is occasionally performed indoors and constantly outdoors with frequent exposure to extreme temperatures. Maintenance and repair are performed year-round on busy city streets where loud noise and traffic may cause a distraction. Work is very physical in nature and requires a great amount of physical exertion in extreme conditions while working in confined spaces. Required Materials and Equipment 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 check including employment references, criminal history, and driving record review If current CDL holder, DOT questionnaire (Form 49 CFR part 40 Drug and Alcohol Testing) and required background check will be submitted to previous employer for the past two years Drug screen Physical Must be legally entitled to work in the United States Closing Date/Time: 8/31/2022 11:59 PM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, Colorado, United States
Aug 09, 2022
Part Time
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION The City of Westminster is seeking a dynamic, compassionate and collaborative Library Associate who loves working with Children and Tweens ranging from birth to middle school ages. The Library Associate II - Youth Services position is responsible for complex and technical paraprofessional library work in the Public Services area. This includes planning and performing story time for children ages birth to preschool and their adults, assisting with services and programs for birth to middle school tweens; providing readers' advisory, reference services, community outreach, supporting the librarian with collection development tasks and providing patron assistance on the use of electronic devices and resources. The ideal candidate for this role has a heart for public service, champion's teamwork, is customer-focused, and values empathy-based service in a public library setting. Someone with innovative programming ideas, passion for Youth Services, tech savviness, and ability to navigate supporting both kiddos and caregivers alike will thrive in this environment. The College Hill branch is a destination library that services the surrounding community as well as an array of college students. It is jointly operated with the Front Range Community College and often partners with the upstairs academic Front Range library for circulation and various services. Applicant must be available to work days, some evenings, some weekends, and some holidays including one weekend day shift. 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, Laotian and/or American Sign Language (ASL). ORGANIZATIONAL COMPETENCIES AND CULTURAL VALUES/GENERAL COMPETENCIES The City's work culture encourages passionate, positive and enthusiastic employees who, along with our City Council and City Manager, are strong supporters of our mission: Westminster's purpose is to provide core services and foster economic resilience to give our community the opportunity to thrive. Westminster is a city of beautiful, safe, well-maintained neighborhoods and destinations with a vibrant, diverse economy, rich and resilient environment and a strong sense of community belonging. Our core values are embodied in our SPIRIT (Service - Pride - Integrity - Responsibility - Innovation - Teamwork). This position supports the goals of the Parks, Recreation and Libraries Department, which enhances the quality of life for all Westminster citizens by providing diverse leisure, recreational and informational services and resources; and acquiring, developing and maintaining first-class parks, facilities, open space and recreational trails. This position works towards the accomplishment of the Department's mission: Together we create exceptional opportunities for a vibrant community with a commitment to nature, wellness and literacy. 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 and promote change; demonstrate flexibility, and take calculated risks when appropriate Participate in personal growth opportunities, and attend trainings designed to enhance capacity to bring new skills and ideas to the job and the organization Work to continuously improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the service or product being delivered Demonstrate support for team efforts by accepting new roles and responsibilities, and helping others achieve objectives Value diversity; demonstrate an awareness of differences; demonstrate sensitivity, and adapt behaviors and communication to accommodate these differences GENERAL COMPETENCIES Citywide - Every employee in this position is accountable to: Establish effective interpersonal relationships through honest, open communication and follow-through on commitments Recognize personal strengths and weaknesses, and target areas for personal self-development Demonstrate initiative in performing job tasks Exhibit problem-solving skills leading to sound judgment and quality decisions Achieve goals, and handle assigned workload and new assignments effectively; demonstrate an ability to work independently Communicate effectively with individuals and groups using clear and concise verbal and written 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: A thorough knowledge of and maintain a working knowledge of children's and young adult nonfiction titles, as well as popular authors and titles within a wide range of genre categories in fiction A basic knowledge of library reference databases, electronic resources and basic library procedures, methods, and techniques Good oral and written communication skills Creative and critical thinking skills Strong customer service skills, and courteously work with the public, supervisors, and co-workers Skills in computer searching by title, author, keyword, and subject A working knowledge of the Horizon System Experience with public internet use A working knowledge of Microsoft Windows and personal and office software including Word, Excel, and Outlook Basic knowledge of early literacy skills and the ability to apply those concepts to program presentations Plan, organize, publicize, and present story time, give tours, and provide special programs for youth Help patrons with the processing of purchase requests, interlibrary loan requests, holds and the use of electronic resources Work independently and make independent decisions in the absence of a supervisor JOB SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS Essential Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities, and Tasks 1. Provides staff coverage and exceptional internal and external customer service for the Westminster Public Libraries, including: Recommending titles to patrons Helping students find materials for assignments Helping teachers and caregivers with topic searchers Directing patrons to other areas of the library Placing and filling holds for patrons Help patrons access electronic resources 2. Community outreach and programming duties include: Give tours of library facilities, and provide programs, readers' advisory/reference services, and library instruction for classes or groups of children and teens visiting the library and outreach programs for various Westminster community groups and organizations Participate in planning/implementation of the annual Summer Reading Program and other special community programs Plan, organize, publicize, and present weekly story time to babies, toddlers, preschoolers, parents and caregivers. Prepare bulletin boards, book displays, and bibliographies Provide occasional clerical assistance in the preparation of reports, statistics, and updates for the library website 3. Administrative duties include: Assist librarians in weeding, mending, and ordering of books and materials Provide assistance to other public service areas, which may include staffing the information desk in the adult area Travel to the library's various facilities and other locations in the provision of library services and programs 4. Work effectively with computers and software systems, including: Proficient with keyboarding skills Search online databases, the internet, and the library catalog Working knowledge of Word and Excel Ability to assist others with e-books and various e-readers 5. Possess a valid driver's license and maintain a safe driving record 6. Maintain regular and punctual attendance POSITION REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS/PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Education, Experience, Skills, Formal Training, Licenses, and Certifications Required : Must be 18 years of age or older Graduation from High School or GED Experience working with children in a daycare, preschool, elementary school, or children's department of a public or school library Possess a valid driver's license and maintain a safe driving record Preferred : Graduation from a four-year college or university Experience working with children or general library experience Working knowledge of children's and young adult literature Experience designing and presenting story times to children, specially preschoolers, toddlers and/or babies Experience in planning and implementing programs for children and young adults Spanish speaking ability 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 to: Occasionally sit and stand at one area to perform customer service, and book check-out and check-in; constantly standing and walking throughout a public library facility Frequent crouching, squatting, bending, and twisting to shelve books from floor level to above head; frequent climbing and balancing to use step stools, ladders, etc. Constant light grasp to prepare returned and new materials/books for check-out and patron use, and constant reaching at waist level to return material to proper shelves; frequent firm grasp, pinching, and fine motor skills to prepare materials/books, and reaching overhead to stock books Constant near acuity to read computer screens, and book and shelving labels; frequent hearing to communicate with public, staff, and vendors Frequent lifting of up to forty (40) pounds from ground to waist to move returned books to check-in area; frequent lifting of up to twenty (20) pounds from ground to overhead to return books to stacks and stock supplies and materials; occasional carrying of up to forty (40) pounds 200 feet to move books and materials; occasional pushing and pulling of cart of up to 150 pounds throughout a public library WORKING CONDITIONS Work is constantly performed indoors in a public library setting. This position involves high public contact and mobility throughout a public use facility. Required Materials and Equipment This position requires the use of computer terminals and databases, including on-line searching. Other equipment includes telephones, photocopiers, microform equipment, fax machines, scanners, and various electronic and audiovisual 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: 8/22/2022 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, Colorado, United States
Aug 09, 2022
Full Time
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION This is a skilled labor position involving knowledge and practical experience in the maintenance and identification of trees and shrubs common to the Denver metro area. Work involves responsibility for performing a variety of tasks with major emphasis on urban forestry maintenance duties. Employees will be required to use computers on a regular basis to complete work orders and maintain/update the City tree inventory database. Work is reviewed by a supervisor and through inspection of work while in progress and/or upon completion. Must have the ability to follow oral and written instructions and to be able to read and understand construction documents and develop and maintain maintenance schedules. The full salary range for this position is stated above. Starting wages are negotiable and dependent on the qualifications and experience of each individual candidate. The City of Westminster offers a bonus of up to $1,500 per year depending on the employee's fluency in Spanish, Hmong, Laotian and/or American Sign Language (ASL). ORGANIZATIONAL COMPETENCIES AND CULTURAL VALUES/GENERAL COMPETENCIES The City's work culture encourages passionate, positive and enthusiastic employees who, along with our City Council and City Manager, are strong supporters of our mission: Westminster's purpose is to provide core services and foster economic resilience to give our community the opportunity to thrive. Westminster is a city of beautiful, safe, well-maintained neighborhoods and destinations with a vibrant, diverse economy, rich and resilient environment and a strong sense of community belonging. Our core values are embodied in our SPIRIT (Service - Pride - Integrity - Responsibility - Innovation - 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. 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: Very technical skills involved in tree climbing, pruning and removal Tree identification Tree maintenance activities such as pruning and planting Tree and shrub pests and diseases and recommended control measures The general practices applied in the care and safe operation of a wide variety of urban forestry equipment Laws and regulations pertaining to operation of equipment upon roadways Work safety rules and procedures and follow ANSI Z133.1 Safety Standards Interact effectively with the public and other City employeesSafely operate and train others in the safe operation of mechanical hand tools, and various urban forestry equipmentFollow oral and written instructionsDevelop and maintain maintenance schedulesPerform work without direct supervisionDirect and set an example for a small group of seasonal employees in the accomplishment of a specific taskContinue educational classes in urban forestry JOB SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS Essential Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities, and Tasks 1. Forestry-specific duties include: Maintains existing and future tree plantings in parks, open spaces and other facilities within the City Performs very technical skills related to tree climbing, pruning and removal Safely climbs trees to prune and remove, as well as teach this skill to lower level employees Selects, purchases and plants trees throughout the City's parks and open space system Occasionally acts as a lead worker for a small group of seasonal employees Maintains and updates the City's tree inventory database Assists with Arbor Day, Tree City USA, and other programs related to urban forestry Inspects trees for insect, disease, and plant health care issues and makes recommendations for plant health care treatments and applies pesticides as needed 2. Operates various types of heavy and light equipment, including: Wood chipper, grapple truck, dump trucks, truck/trailer combinations, skid steer loader, and attachments, and power and hand tools Urban forestry equipment to plant trees, grind stumps, and install other landscape improvements 3. Supervises and trains other employees in the safe and efficient operation of heavy and light equipment, tools, and vehicles 4. Works a flexible schedule as operations dictate, available to work weekends leading groups of volunteers, and able to work on-call duties as needed 5. Maintains regular and punctual attendance Driver's license requirements are : Possesses a valid driver's license, operates a City motor vehicle in a safe and responsible manner including driving in all-weather conditions Possesses or is able to obtain a Colorado Class B Commercial Driver License within six (6) months of employment Other Duties and Responsibilities 1. Performs snow removal at public facilities on rotational basis 2. Assists with hazard tree analysis and tree inventory system 3. Inventories, maintains and recommends purchase of equipment 4. Advises coworkers and citizens regarding proper cultural practices in regards to the field of arboriculture 5. Takes on-call duty as necessary for snow removal, other weather-related events or planned City events 6. Assists with set-up and teardown of annual holiday displays 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 Minimum two (2) years of experience in urban forestry and experience in the operation of a wide variety of light and heavy equipment and tools used in the tree care industry Able to identify trees and shrubs Ability to safely climb trees and be able to teach climbing skills to other employees Experience and proficiency working with Microsoft programs such as Outlook, Excel, Access, Word and PowerPoint, as well as ability to learn the use of GIS tools Must possess a valid driver's license, provide proof of a safe driving record, and maintain a safe driving record for continued employment Must obtain Colorado Department of Agriculture certified operator's license with the Ornamental Pest Control category within one year of hire Must possess or be able to obtain a Colorado Class B Commercial Driver's License within six months of selection to the position; candidate hired for this position will be subject to federally mandated drug and alcohol testing and be required to pass a Department of Transportation (DOT) physical every two years Obtain International Society of Arboriculture Certified Arborist certification within first year of employment Must obtain International Society of Arboriculture Certified Tree Worker Climber Specialist certification within first two years of employment Must obtain International Society of Arboriculture Tree Risk Assessment Qualification (TRAQ) within first two years of employment Preferred : Experience with GIS software and GPS field units 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: Climbing trees and working safely in trees Bending, balancing, crouching, stooping, lifting, reaching, standing, walking and sitting due to the physical nature of planting trees and shrubs Occasional lifting of up to eighty (80) pounds from ground to waist to move materials and supplies 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 light/firm grasp to properly use tools and equipment; occasional fine manipulation used 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 far binocular acuity and color vision Standard hearing Wear a respirator and other protective gear while applying pesticides WORKING CONDITIONS Work is occasionally performed indoors and constantly outdoors with frequent exposure to extreme temperatures. Maintenance and repair are performed year-round on busy City streets where loud noise and traffic may cause a distraction. Work is very physical in nature and requires a great amount of physical exertion in extreme conditions. On-call duty on a rotational basis is also required for emergency maintenance and snow removal. Frequent exposure to noise levels that may cause distractions; sufficient physical stamina to withstand fatiguing elements involved in operating light and heavy equipment in adverse weather conditions Occasionally applies pesticides and other chemicals for plant health care Required Materials and Equipment Operates light equipment such as pick-up truck, small dump truck, horticultural hand tools, pruners, chainsaws, tree sprayers, shovels, snow blowers, 20-foot trailers, backpack sprayer, and other equipment as necessary. Heavy equipment operation may include bucket trucks,, grapple truck, aerial lifts, front-end loaders, chippers, and truck and trailer combinations. Depending on the project, may also utilize small tools such as hammers, saws, measuring tape, levels, drills, and power tools to complete assigned responsibilities. Because of the use and exposure to loud machinery, constant noise levels, pesticides and chemicals, safety glasses, earplugs, safety shoes, spray and dust masks, and chemical suits are used. PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Background checks will include employment references and criminal history and when applicable, credit check, driver's license record, and education verification Pre-employment drug screen Pre-employment physical Must be legally entitled to work in the United States Closing Date/Time: 8/29/2022 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, Colorado, United States
Aug 09, 2022
Part Time
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION The Custodian position is responsible for maintaining a clean, orderly, and safe environment by performing a wide variety of cleaning and maintenance activities in a fast-paced recreation center environment. Responsibilities include minor maintenance and repairs to the facility, as well as special event set up and take down. 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, Laotian, and/or American Sign Language (ASL). ORGANIZATIONAL COMPETENCIES AND CULTURAL VALUES/GENERAL COMPETENCIES The City's work culture encourages passionate, positive and enthusiastic employees who, along with our City Council and City Manager, are strong supporters of our mission: Westminster's purpose is to provide core services and foster economic resilience to give our community the opportunity to thrive. Westminster is a city of beautiful, safe, well-maintained neighborhoods and destinations with a vibrant, diverse economy, rich and resilient environment and a strong sense of community belonging. Our core values are embodied in our SPIRIT (Service - Pride - Integrity - Responsibility - Innovation - 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. The department plays a vital role in providing an exceptional quality of life for citizens. This position works towards the accomplishment of the department's mission: Together we create exceptional opportunities for a vibrant community with a commitment to nature, wellness, and literacy 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: Sweeps and mops floors; vacuums, dusts and cleans all areas of the facility, including locker rooms, weight room equipment and rest rooms Prepares community rooms and classrooms for scheduled meetings/events by moving and arranging tables, chairs, and other equipment Performs minor repairs to facility fixtures, furniture, and equipment and reports the need for more complex repairs Read, interpret directions, and apply cleaning agents for varied surfaces and conditions Comprehend and apply maintenance schedules and established regimens Identify, secure, and report potential safety hazards and situations Interact with guests and members in a high public use environment in a professional manner JOB SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS Essential Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities, and Tasks Sweeps and mops floors; vacuums, dusts and cleans all areas of the facility, including locker rooms, weight room equipment and rest rooms Prepares community rooms and classrooms for scheduled meetings/events by moving and arranging tables, chairs, and other equipment Performs minor repairs to facility fixtures, furniture, and equipment and reports the need for more complex repairs Ability to read, interpret directions, and apply cleaning agents for varied surfaces and conditions Ability to learn to operate and maintain vacuum cleaners, scrubbing machines, and other custodial equipment Ability to comprehend maintenance frequency and work schedules Ability to identify, secure, and report potential safety hazards and situations Ability to professionally interact with guests and members in a high public use environment Ability to set up and take down tables, chairs, risers, podiums, speakers, etc. Maintains regular and punctual attendance Other Duties and Responsibilities Coordinating ordering and replenishing supplies in all public areas Performs other related duties as required 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 Preferred : One (1) to two (2) years of experience in custodial work Any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience, which would provide the required knowledge and skills, may be considered. Physical Requirements Work is performed in a highly public, multi-level facility, with frequent exposure to wet/humid conditions, occasional exposure to dust, mist, fumes, loud noises that may cause distraction and constant exposure to cleaning chemicals. Duties are constantly performed indoor with the occasional need for outdoor maintenance or snow removal in extreme temperatures. Work is physical in nature and involves: Constant near acuity and hearing is needed to perform daily functions and communicate with patrons and staff Frequent squatting, kneeling, bending and twisting to perform basic maintenance and clean a multi-level recreation facility; Frequent climbing and balancing to properly and safely use ladders, steps stools and Genie lift; Constant standing and walking to observe recreation center for safety hazards and cleanliness; Occasional crawling to ensure areas are properly clean and safe for public and staff use Frequently lifting of fifty (50) pounds from floor to waist, thirty-five (35) pounds from floor overhead to set up tables and chairs and to stock supplies; Frequent carry, push, pull fifty (50) pounds of weights, supplies, Pilates equipment, carts, volleyball posts, Genie equipment and material up to 100 feet Due to the occasional use of hand tools fine motor skills along with firm grasp and frequent reaching below shoulder and overhead is needed to safely perform routine maintenance in recreation centers WORKING CONDITIONS Work is performed in a highly public, multi-level facility, with frequent exposure to wet/humid conditions, occasional exposure to dust, mist, fumes, loud noises that may cause distraction and constant exposure to cleaning chemicals. Duties are constantly performed indoor with the occasional need for outdoor maintenance or snow removal in extreme temperatures. Required Materials and Equipment Vacuums, mops, carpet cleaner, buffer, vacuum, brooms, lift machines (Genie), waxes, paints, oils, paint thinner, degreasers, gasoline, buckets, trash receptacles, ladders, step stools, hand held radios, computers and phones. 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: 8/22/2022 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, Colorado, United States
Aug 09, 2022
Full Time
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION The Data Analyst position involves highly responsible administrative, operational and professional work assisting the Police Chief and the Police Department Command Staff. This position requires a high level of analytical skills in a wide variety of public safety disciplines. Work involves responsibility for research and development in assigned areas; including analyzing emergency response performance data and information, crime reporting, completing reports and presentations related to emergency and non-emergency response activity, assisting in administrative areas such as performance measurements, cost allocations, budget development, expenditure tracking, staffing analysis, and surveys. Work is performed with latitude for independent judgment and is reviewed by the Police Chief, or as assigned by other command staff through observation, conferences and achievement of desired objectives. 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, Laotian and/or American Sign Language (ASL). ORGANIZATIONAL COMPETENCIES AND CULTURAL VALUES/GENERAL COMPETENCIES The City's work culture encourages passionate, positive and enthusiastic employees who, along with our City Council and City Manager, are strong supporters of our mission: Westminster's purpose is to provide core services and foster economic resilience to give our community the opportunity to thrive. Westminster is a city of beautiful, safe, well-maintained neighborhoods and destinations with a vibrant, diverse economy, rich and resilient environment and a strong sense of community belonging. Our core values are embodied in our SPIRIT (Service - Pride - Integrity - Responsibility - Innovation - Teamwork). This position promotes the mission and values of the City of Westminster by supporting the goals of the Police Department, which is responsible for providing timely emergency response to police and emergency calls; ensuring the safety of personnel, citizens, and visitors to the community; and educating residents and business owners on safety. 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: Present ideas clearly and concisely, verbally and in writing, to employees, citizen groups, administrators, and Council members Establish rapport and good working relationships with a wide variety of people in the organization, fellow professional associates, and citizens Be self-directed, and take initiative in daily work and special projects Apply research and analytical techniques to involve practical solutions to organizational, administrative, and other municipal programs and services Interpret a variety of instruction furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form Demonstrate strong analytical, interpersonal, and public speaking skills Perform work with latitude to make independent decisions Gain considerable knowledge of the principles, practices, and theories of public administration Gain knowledge of municipal government services, organizations, budgeting, fiscal systems, and general political structure Gain knowledge of the principles, practices, and procedures of public administration as applied to research report writing, analytical studies, and evaluation of programs Analyzes and compiles police response data for departmental and City use Conducts research and detailed analysis in various areas of Police Department operations Develops management reports and tracking systems to assist in the administration of the Police activities, services and programs Compiles data, completes surveys, and develops performance measure reports Provides management assistance on routine matters to all police management staff Researches best practices and assists in developing new concepts, methods, and techniques for improvement of departmental operations and services Prepares written reports and memorandums Carries out administrative duties as assigned JOB SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS Essential Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities, and Tasks 1. Formulate and apply statistical modeling to collect, analyze, interpret, and visualize data as it pertains to performance measures, existing programs, trends and projections in relation to Police Department operations; make recommendations on department and/or program operations; develop and recommend new concepts, methods, and techniques for continuous quality improvement 2. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with: City Manager's Office, City Department Heads, and other City employees on routine matters, special projects, committees, legislative issues, and citizen inquiries, and represent the Police Department in working with governmental officials and other agencies Customers requesting service or making complaints in person, by telephone, or in writing, in turn investigating circumstances, recommending, and following up with appropriate action(s) Administrative staff, other governmental officials, citizens and fellow professional associates 3. Prepare presentations and presents ideas, data, and reports clearly and concisely, verbally and in writing to employees, citizens, administrators and other interested parties 4. Work with system administrators to include CAD/RMS to prioritize and correct data quality errors, determine root cause for data quality errors and make recommendations for long-term solutions 5. Knowledgeable of or able to establish a good knowledge of: Police Department operations, programs, and services Police Department software applications including the staffing, records maintenance, GIS/ESRI tools, timesheet, performance appraisal, and other City computer applications Principles, practices, and procedures of public administration, municipal government services, budget process, and general political structure as applied to research report writing, analytical studies, and evaluation of programs 6. Evaluates: Complex sets of data and circumstances using root cause analysis from an unbiased perspective in order to formulate effective reports, plans, performance measures, and procedures and prepare statistical charts, graphs, and exhibits Program and service effectiveness and efficiency from an overall results-oriented perspective 7. Maintains regular and punctual attendance Other Duties and Responsibilities Attend some evening and weekend meetings and assist with some special events Carry out administrative staff duties as assigned Incumbent is accountable for all duties of this job, and other projects and responsibilities that may be added at the City's discretion. POSITION REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS/PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Education, Experience, Skills, Formal Training, Licenses, and Certifications Required : Bachelor's Degree from an accredited, four-year college or university in Computer or Data Science, Statistics, Mathematics, or related field At least (2) two years of experience related to data collection, research, data analytics, statistical analysis, and presenting data Proficient with computer software including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Publisher, and database management and reporting Valid driver's license and maintain a safe driving record Preferred : Experience developing complex SQL scripts, views, and stored procedures for SQL tuning and data profiling Experience with PowerBI, Tableau, or other Data Visualization platforms and building dashboards Experience with statistics and statistical packages like Excel, SPSS, SAS for data set analysis Experience with GIS/ESRI tools Some experience in a public organization or municipal government High energy and passion for local government service Any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience, which would provide the required knowledge and skills, may be considered. Physical Requirements Work is sedentary in nature and requires sufficient physical stamina and strength for: Constant sitting to perform daily tasks; occasional walking through a multilevel facility to retrieve information; frequent standing, sometimes for extended periods Frequent squatting, reaching above shoulder, and twisting to file documents and lift supplies and material; occasional bending, kneeling, climbing, balancing, and reaching below shoulder to store documents, material, and supplies Constant light grasp, fine manipulation, and handling to perform daily duties; occasional firm grasp to safely use equipment Frequent lifting, carrying, and pushing and/or pulling of up to ten (10) pounds to move material and supplies; occasional lifting, pushing and/or pulling of up to twenty-five (25) pounds with dollies and carts WORKING CONDITIONS Work is constantly performed indoors. This is primarily sedentary office work. Must demonstrate the ability to meet the physical demands of the job, including the ability to retrieve information from various locations in the office when needed. Exposure to periods of high activity and stress under demanding conditions. The position requires a great deal of communication with City employees, the public, and outside agencies. Required Materials and Equipment Personal computers, keyboards, telephone, calculator, fax machine, LCD projectors and photocopiers. Basic computer programs, Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point, and Publisher. 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, psychological, and voice stress test Must be legally entitled to work in the United States Closing Date/Time: 8/22/2022 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, Colorado, United States
Aug 03, 2022
Full Time
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION The Personal Trainer position is responsible for assisting clients in establishing and reaching their fitness and wellness goals through education, motivation and leadership. This position demonstrates respect, sensitivity and concern for clients' needs in a professional manner, maintains and monitors work schedules as booked, exercises dependability and willingness to work a flexible schedule and upholds program standards of conduct. 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 City's work culture encourages passionate, positive and enthusiastic employees, and our City Council and City Manager are strong supporters of our mission: Westminster's purpose is to provide core services and foster economic resilience to give our community the opportunity to thrive. Our core values are embodied in our SPIRIT (Service - Pride - Integrity - Responsibility - Innovation - Teamwork). This position supports the goals of the Parks, Recreation, and Libraries Department, which enhances the quality of life for all Westminster citizens by providing diverse leisure, recreational, and informational services and resources. This includes the acquiring, developing, and maintaining of first-class parks, facilities, open space, and trails. This position works toward the accomplishment of the department's mission: Together we create exceptional opportunities for a vibrant community with a commitment to nature, wellness and literacy. GENERAL COMPETENCIES Job Specific - Every employee in this position must be able to: Direct students on how to strengthen core muscles by developing pelvic stability and abdominal control Lead a class composed of individuals with various skill levels Communicate clearly with participants so that they can easily follow instructions before and during activity Provide an encouraging and motivating environment in which participants can attain their personal fitness goals Interact with guests and coworkers in a professional, friendly and courteous manner 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. Assists clients in establishing effective fitness and wellness goals and develops the most effective training plan to achieve these goals Provides guidance in proper exercise technique and variations of exercises to meet goals Motivates clients and serves as a training partner Maintains accurate paperwork for client and sessions Adjusts schedule as needed to accommodate the needs of the client 2. Offers accurate and up-to-date information and advice on fitness Enhances knowledge through continuing education 3. Follows all quality assurance and other policies and procedures of the Fitness Program Maintains all required certifications Enforces rules and regulations Learns required skills to perform fitness assessments Maintains a safe and clean exercise environment 4. Maintains regular and punctual attendance Other Duties and Responsibilities 1. Attends staff meetings and required trainings 2. Assists with monitoring client participation 3. Assists with promoting the Personal Training Program as well as other City programs and events Incumbent is accountable for all duties of this job, and other projects and responsibilities may be added at the City's discretion. POSITION REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS/PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Education, Experience, Skills, Formal Training, Licenses, and Certifications Required : Must be at least 21 years of age High school diploma or GED Nationally recognized and accredited personal trainer certification such as ACSM, ACE, AFAA, NASM or NSCA First Aid, CPR and AED certification by date of hire One (1) year of personal training experience Preferred : Bachelor's degree in a fitness or health-related field Any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience, which would provide the required knowledge and skills, may be considered. Physical Requirements This position requires a moderate degree of physical stamina and strength, including the ability to: Frequently sit, stand and walk through a multi-level facility Occasionally squat, bend, kneel, twist, climb, balance and reach over head Occasionally lift, carry, push or pull items weighing up to fifty (50) pounds Frequently use hands and fingers for fine manipulation; occasionally use light and firm grasp Frequently see objects up close to perform office tasks and far away to observe activity for safety hazards or problems Constantly use hearing to interact with guests and staff and recognize trouble outside of view Occasionally use sufficient physical strength, stamina and agility to perform emergency work in various capacities WORKING CONDITIONS Work is constantly performed indoors with occasional outdoor activity. Indoor and outdoor work is performed in a high public use, multilevel recreation facility where loud noise and multiple events and activities at one time may cause a distraction. Exposure to periods of high activity and stress under demanding conditions. The position requires a great deal of communication with City employees, the public, and outside agencies. Required Materials and Equipment A variety of weight room equipment, computer programs and a copier 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: 9/12/2022 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, Colorado, United States
Aug 03, 2022
Full Time
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION The Fitness Instructor I/II position provides group fitness instruction including strength training, step, high/low aerobics, sculpting, indoor cycle and combo classes. This position is responsible for creating a fun, safe, and inclusive environment for various ages and abilities to enjoy exercise. Recreation staff have the primary responsibility of providing quality services and ensuring the safety of program participants. Hours include days, evenings, weekends and some holidays. The full salary range for this position is stated above. The starting range of pay is dependent on qualifications and experience of each individual candidate. We are posting this position to support the re-opening of our recreation facilities and programs to the public. ORGANIZATIONAL COMPETENCIES AND CULTURAL VALUES/GENERAL COMPETENCIES The City's work culture encourages passionate, positive and enthusiastic employees, and our City Council and City Manager are strong supporters of our mission: Westminster's purpose is to provide core services and foster economic resilience to give our community the opportunity to thrive. Our core values are embodied in our SPIRIT (Service - Pride - Integrity - Responsibility - Innovation - Teamwork). This position supports the goals of the Parks, Recreation, and Libraries Department, which enhances the quality of life for all Westminster citizens by providing diverse leisure, recreational, and informational services and resources; and acquiring, developing, and maintaining first-class parks, facilities, open space, and recreational trails. This position works towards the accomplishment of the department's mission: Together we create exceptional opportunities for a vibrant community with a commitment to nature, wellness and literacy. GENERAL COMPETENCIES Job Specific - Every employee in this position must be able to: Teach a variety of fitness class formats in a group setting Consistently provide excellent guest service Demonstrate excellent communication skills Motivate participants and maintain a high level of energy during classes Lead a group in proper strength and flexibility training techniques Demonstrate knowledge of safe heart ratios, perceived exertion scales, and proper warn-up and cool-down techniques Utilize warm-up and cool-down exercises to safely engage class in exercises while minimizing injuries Maintain a nationally recognized fitness certification and First Aid/CPR/AED certification Employees are expected to provide excellent customer service, communicate in an effective manner both verbally and in writing, display professionalism and integrity, work efficiently, effectively, and accurately, work independently and as part of a team, take initiative, solve problems, display good judgment, take ownership for delivering a high quality product or service, have regular and punctual attendance, and effectively handle emergency situations. JOB SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS Essential Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities, and Tasks 1. Instructs group fitness classes on effective workout methods Starts and ends classes at the appropriate time Prepares appropriate equipment, music and handouts for each class Engages participants in proper warm-up and cool down exercises Uses stretching exercises to minimize injury Implements strength and endurance building activities Demonstrates exercises and appropriate methods to strengthen specific muscles Identifies different muscle groups Answers participants questions Cleans up after class Substitutes for other instructors as needed in order to support the team 2. Provides a safe, comfortable and inclusive environment for participants Greets and welcomes participants Interacts with the class and provides social interaction Delivers class in a fun and interesting manner Constantly monitors safety and teaches proper form and technique with positive reinforcement Maintains a positive and upbeat attitude and provides exceptional customer service 3. Maintains regular and punctual attendance Incumbent is accountable for all duties of this job, and other projects and responsibilities may be added at the City's discretion. POSITION REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS/PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Education, Experience, Skills, Formal Training, Licenses, and Certifications Required : Must be at least 18 years of age Current, nationally recognized group fitness or cycle certification First Aid, CPR and AED certification by the first day of employment Previous experience teaching group fitness classes Preferred : At least one (1) year of experience teaching group fitness classes Any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience, which would provide the required knowledge and skills, may be considered. Physical Requirements This is a physically demanding position that requires a high degree of stamina and strength, including the ability to: Frequently sit, stand and walk through a multi-level facility Occasionally squat, bend, kneel, twist, climb, balance and reach over head Occasionally lift, carry, push or pull items weighing up to fifty (50) pounds Frequently use hands and fingers for fine manipulation; occasionally use light and firm grasp Frequently see objects up close to perform office tasks and far away to observe activity for safety hazards or problems Constantly use hearing to interact with guests and staff and recognize trouble outside of view Occasionally use sufficient physical strength, stamina and agility to perform emergency work in various capacities Maintain an elevated heart rate and high degree of movement and activity for extended periods of time WORKING CONDITIONS Work is constantly performed indoors and outdoors with exposure to extreme temperatures. Work is performed in a high public use recreation facility where loud noise and multiple events and activities at one time may cause a distraction. Exposure to periods of high activity and stress under demanding conditions. The position requires a great deal of communication with City employees, the public, and outside agencies. Required Materials and Equipment Wireless microphone, hand weights, body bars, exercise bands, stereo and steps PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Candidates must successfully pass a criminal background check, reference check, and substance screen. There may be additional pre-employment requirements depending on the nature of the position. Must be legally entitled to work in the United States. We are a caring, courteous, team-oriented organization committed to public service excellence. Employees thrive in a culture that is respectful, professional and diverse. Our work culture encourages passionate, positive and enthusiastic employees. Westminster is a drug-free workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer. Closing Date/Time: 9/12/2022 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, Colorado, United States
Aug 02, 2022
Full Time
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION The Police Officer - Certified position is a safety sensitive position that is involved with the complex and specialized activities required to maintain civil order and enforce laws and ordinances. Police Officers are responsible for the protection of life and property, detection and prevention of crime, apprehension of criminals, and enforcement of laws and ordinances in a designated specialized area or on an assigned shift. This is a safety-sensitive position. Candidates must be Colorado POST certified by date of hire, in order to be considered for this position. Westminster is offering a $10,000 Hiring Bonus for ALL Newly Hired Police Officers including Trainees, Certified, and Lateral Officers: ALL Police Officer hires - Trainees, Certified, and Lateral Officers will receive $5,000 within the first month of employment and $5,000 upon successful completion of their one-year probationary period. 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, Laotian, or American Sign Language (ASL). ORGANIZATIONAL COMPETENCIES AND CULTURAL VALUES/GENERAL COMPETENCIES The City's work culture encourages passionate, positive and enthusiastic employees who, along with our City Council and City Manager, are strong supporters of our mission: Westminster's purpose is to provide core services and foster economic resilience to give our community the opportunity to thrive. Westminster is a city of beautiful, safe, well-maintained neighborhoods and destinations with a vibrant, diverse economy, rich and resilient environment and a strong sense of community belonging. Our core values are embodied in our SPIRIT (Service - Pride - Integrity - Responsibility - Innovation - 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 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: Physical Abilities Maintain personal physical fitness Restrain and arrest suspects Demonstrate proficient use of weapons Demonstrate proficiency with the operation of a two-way radio Ability to accurately enter data into a software system with 25 wpm speed Demonstrate application of safe driving procedures Perform a wide variety of physical activities due to the nature of the job Personal Skills Demonstrate sound judgment, accurate observation skills and learn new information and appropriately apply it to situations Demonstrate effective oral and written communication skills Demonstrate strong interpersonal skills including assertiveness, emotional self-control, adaptability, initiative, dependability, integrity, teamwork skills, and sound problem-solving techniques Demonstrate the ability to comply with laws, rules and regulations Appropriately accept advice and constructive criticism Demonstrate knowledge of human nature as it applies to human behavior Demonstrate ability to learn the local area and to locate most addresses JOB SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS Essential Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities and Tasks Must be able to act without direct supervision and to exercise independent judgment in meeting complex emergency situations. 1. Responsible for effective incident evaluation, including: Responding to calls for service Obtaining appropriate information at the scene Accurately evaluating information Determining priority of actions at the scene and whether it is a criminal or civil matter Collecting, identifying, and preserving evidence and personal property Gathering information through interview and interrogation techniques, and making legal admonishments 2. Responsible to arrest, detain, search, and preserve safety, including: Approaching and detaining suspects Making arrests Restraining and subduing suspects when necessary Using reasonable amount of force necessary for physical arrests Legally searching people and property Applying appropriate safety precautions in hazardous and potentially dangerous situations Maintaining a safe position when dealing with suspects Maintaining an awareness of own location and location of other officers and personnel 3. Responsible to effectively communicate, both verbally and in writing, while providing appropriate public service and interaction, including: Using appropriate oral and written communication to provide law enforcement information and explanations Maintaining appropriate courtesy while with the public Providing assistance and appropriate referrals Advising victims, complainants, violators, parents, etc. Mediating disputes Controlling crowds Presenting a neat, clean, well-groomed, professional appearance and demeanor Preparing effective written reports, memos, citations, activity logs, etc. Demonstrating effective oral communication skills with the public, other members of the department Demonstrating effective communication via the police radio and other portable devices 4. Responsible for patrolling, including: Performing patrol activities in assigned area Observing conditions and initiating appropriate action to potential hazards and suspicious or criminal activity Responding to and handling a variety of calls for services Enforcing laws and ordinances, as well as monitoring and enforcing vehicle codes 5. Must be able to safely and proficiently use required vehicles and equipment, including Maintaining all equipment Inspecting patrol vehicle Inspecting all equipment Safely operating vehicle under routine and emergency conditions Using required weapons under training and emergency conditions 6. Must be able to effectively use legal and department knowledge, including: Demonstrating working knowledge of laws, codes, and legal procedures in all areas of law enforcement Testifying in civil and criminal court on behalf of the police department Assisting in courtroom security Demonstrating working knowledge of department policies, regulations and procedures Maintaining current knowledge of accepted police procedures and conduct Keeping current on laws and relevant legal opinions Participating in all required training Adhering to an exemplary code of conduct while on or off duty in dealing with other department members as well as the City and public Functioning effectively within the prescribed chain of command 7. 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 21 years of age Graduation from high school or GED Graduation from a certified Police Academy Colorado POST Certified by job closing deadline No felony convictions Valid driver's license and maintain a safe driving record Preferred : Military training (veteran friendly) Minimum of two years of college level training in police science, criminal justice or a related field Law enforcement experience at the municipal 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 use of sufficient physical strength, stamina, agility and ability to capture, control and arrest subjects or suspects, including those who may be bigger in stature and strength, resistive, combative, or attempting to elude custody Constant carrying of thirty (30) pounds around waist for up to ten hours, or the duration of a shift in standing and seated positions Frequent sitting in a patrol vehicle covering a designated area; occasional sitting at a desk to perform office functions and report writing; frequent standing, walking and running while chasing subjects or suspects on all types of terrain in all weather conditions Occasional awkward movements such as resisted twisting, bending, or lifting; occasional kneeling, climbing and balancing on fences and stairs Frequent firm grasping and occasional light grasping, pinching, and fine motor skills to be able to handle a weapon, evidence, and resistive detainees Constant near acuity and depth perception to accurately discharge a weapon and view vehicle or personal characteristics for reports or descriptions are required, as is the ability to consistently hear and communicate via phone and two-way radio systems Frequent lifting of up to sixty (60) pounds from ground level to waist and twenty (20) pounds from ground level to overhead to move equipment and material to and from police vehicles; occasional push/pull of up to 200 pounds or more to clear stalled vehicles from traffic or clear other hazards WORKING CONDITIONS Work is constantly performed outdoors and occasionally indoors with frequent exposure to extreme temperatures and all weather conditions. Work is performed year-round with occasional exposure to wet/humid conditions, loud noise, heavy traffic, and all types of hazardous situations, including threatening people, communicable diseases, hazardous materials, chemicals, etc. Due to the nature of position, periods of high activity and stress in emergency situations will exist, often after extended periods of sedentary activity, under demanding conditions, along with the handling of dangerous or hostile individuals. Required Materials and Equipment Vehicles, firearms, tasers, restraint devices, two-way radio, electronic devices, safety equipment, officer equipment, emergency first aid equipment, camera, speed measuring devices, breath-alcohol measuring devices and other equipment related to law enforcement; computer terminals, keyboard, printer, telephone, fax machine, photocopy machine, and other standard pieces of office equipment. PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Employment as a Police Officer 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 Pre-employment drug screen Pre-employment physical Must be legally entitled to work in the United States and provide required documentation Closing Date/Time: 8/31/2022 11:59 PM Mountain