City of Austin, TX
Austin, TX, United States
Minimum Qualifications Minimum Qualifications Must be at least 16 years old. Must have required certifications Notes to Applicants UPDATE : Thank you for applying with the City of Austin. We hope you and your family are safe during this turbulent time in our nation. We understand you have heard reports regarding public and private organizational measures to reduce the risk of exposures to the COVID -19 virus. This has clearly had an impact on most business operations and our aquatic facilities are cautiously reopening based on safety guidelines determined by the City of Austin/Austin Public Health Department. This posting for this temporary aquatic position will remain active as we prepare for a modified summer aquatics season and we encourage you to apply. In the meantime, we will continue to evaluate the situation and keep applicants updated as aquatics facilities are allowed to resume operations. The City of Austin Parks and Recreation Department ( PARD ) provides protects and preserves a park system that promotes quality recreational, cultural and outdoor experiences for the Austin community. Application Instructions: 16 and 17 year old applicants require parent signatures on the applicant paperwork. After the interview, applicants will complete preliminary paperwork. If given a contingent job offer, the offer will be conditional on taking and passing 40 hours of Lifeguard Life Skills training. TRAINING WILL BE OFFERED BY PARKS AND RECREATION DURING THE WEEKENDS AND /OR EVENINGS . YOU MUST PASS THE 40 HOUR COURSE TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THE POSITION . Returning Swim Coaches will be required to take 16 hours of training instead of the 40 hours required for new swim coaches. Applicants will be required to show I-9 documents to verify proof of citizenship if given a conditional job offer based on completing the training. To review the correct I-9 documents to bring, go to http://www.uscis.gov/files/form/i-9.pdf. Bring your social security card to be used for payroll verification. Swim Coaches must have reliable transportation to get to and from work on your assigned work hours. IF HIRED BY THE CITY OF AUSTIN PARKS AND RECREATION - AQUATIC DIVISION , APPLICANTS MUST ADHERE TO AND PARTICIPATE IN THE FOLLOWING : Attend mandatory Aquatic Division Orientation. Attend mandatory paid in-service meetings. Report to work on time for assigned shift(s); and remain free from being under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol. Wear assigned Aquatics Division staff uniform only while on duty. Be able to work weekdays, weekends and holidays; and willing to substitute for others. Perform general cleaning and maintenance duties during assigned shift(s). Work Schedule/Location: Work schedule and location is subject to change based on department needs and programs. If you are selected for this position, and meet the Driver Safety Standards in the City of Austin Driver Safety Program, you may drive when necessary to multiple locations as part of your regular job duties. Otherwise, you are responsible for getting to and from these locations. Physical Requirements : Tasks may involve bending, lifting, walking, carrying or using a force equal to lifting up to fifty (50) pounds. Must be physically and mentally able to communicate, respond and work with participant's needs and safety issues. Military/Veteran Preference for Interview Process: An applicant claiming Military/Veteran status must provide a copy of his or her DD-214(s), or valid comparable document, at the time of interview. Application Instructions: Applicants must include their Employment Application all experience (work and/or volunteer) related to this job posting - up to ten (10) years or more. Verification of employment history dates on resume should match online Employment Application - Statements such as "See Resume" will not be accepted. Employment history dates must include month and year. Resume will not be accepted in lieu of a complete online application. 90 Day Provision for Additional Vacancy: This posting may be used to fill other vacancies in other divisions/work locations within the City of Austin Parks and Recreation Department. Decisions on assigned selection will be made at the time of hire based on the business needs of the department. Other: This is a multi-position posting and multiple candidates will be hired from this recruitment. If you are not contacted 10 business days after the recruitment closes, you are not moving forward in the recruitment process and we encourage you to review our other City of Austin recruitments. Posting Guidelines: PARD reserves the right to close posted positions prior to the advertised close date, based on recruitment strategies and business needs. Military/Veteran Preference for Interview Process: An applicant claiming Military/Veteran status must provide a copy of his or her DD-214(s), or valid comparable document, at the time of interview. Work/Location Schedule Notes: May be required to work during special events, evenings, weekends & holidays. Work schedule and location is subject to change based on department needs and programs. Various work locations. See our website for a full list of City of Austin Pool locations: click HERE for more information. Driver's License and Certifications: If you are selected for this position, and meet the Driver Safety Standards in the City of Austin Driver Safety Program Driver Safety Program you may drive when necessary to multiple locations as part of your regular job duties. Otherwise, you are responsible for getting to and from these locations. Click here to learn more. Multiple Work Sites: This position will require traveling to multiple sites throughout the work day. All PARD work site locations are tobacco-free. Use of tobacco products and/or e-cigarettes is not permitted on any PARD work site - including construction sites, parking lots, garages or in any personal vehicles located on the premises. Pay Range $16.50 - $17.00 per hour. Hours Days and Hours Work shifts will vary, up to 40 hours per week. Evenings, Weekends, & Holidays may be required. Work/Location Schedule Notes: Work schedule and location is subject to change based on department needs and programs. Job Close Date 07/31/2020 Type of Posting External Department Parks & Recreation Regular/Temporary Temporary Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable Category Technical Location City of Austin Neighborhood and Municipal Pools Preferred Qualifications Preferred Qualifications Applicants must take and pass Certification Training offered by the Parks and Recreation Department. Certifications include: Star Fish Aquatics Water Safety Educator; StarGuard Lifeguard CPR for Adult, Child & Infant; First Aid. Must take and pass the Parks and Recreation Department CPR City Skills Test before hire. No teaching experience required for this position. TRAINING AND CERTIFICATIONS ARE OFFERED BY PARKS AND RECREATION . INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED DURING THE INTERVIEW . Other preferred experience: Team player with excellent customer service skills and schedule flexibility. Excellent communication skills, organizational skills, problem solving skills, and the ability to multitask, is preferred. Experience communicating information clearly and concisely in person, by phone, etc., while exercising tact, patience and discretion in a professional demeanor. Great people skills. Have the ability to travel to more than one work location. Duties, Functions and Responsibilities Duties, Functions and Responsibilities Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned. Instructs various levels of classes, pre-school through Community Water Safety. If qualified, may work as a Lifeguard or a Head Lifeguard. Must be able to verbally communicate with public and staff effectively. Assists in organizing and conducting recreation activities. Plans, organizes and leads program activities. Maintains, inventories and cares for City property and equipment. Keeps supervisor informed of materials and supplies necessary to conduct programs. Cleans program areas after completion of activities and at end of work day. Demonstrates cooperative behavior with team, supervisors and the public. Leads, teaches, demonstrates and officiates recreational activities for a variety of age groups. Monitors and records compliance with safety and department guidelines and rules. Maintains attendance, activity, supply and equipment records. Assists in development of lesson or activity plans and program evaluations. Assists in the use of equipment and supplies. Communicates with a wide range of people Provides information and directions. Encourages and guides participants. Sets up equipment for scheduled recreational activities/events. May include cashiering duties. May give direction to program volunteers on specific activities or projects. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed. Knowledge of general safety practices and procedures. Knowledge of First Aid. Basic knowledge of personal computer operation. Ability to learn, use and care of equipment and supply. Ability to provide guidance and instructions. Ability to communicate activity objectives, programs, information and directions. Ability to conduct games and activities following established rules, guidelines. Ability to retain and use safety rules and department guidelines. Ability to evaluate program activities verbally and in writing. Ability to acquire First Aid and Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation certification prior to the completion of the probationary period. Ability to plan, organize, motivate, lead, and promote a variety of recreational activities for different age groups with diverse interests and varying skill levels. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, volunteers, supervisors, and the general public. Ability to handle requests, inquiries, and complaints in a cooperative, constructive manner. Ability to work outdoors and under a variety of weather conditions. Ability to work irregular hours. Ability to frequently walk and sit when leading various recreational activities. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Criminal Background Investigation This position has been approved for a Criminal Background Investigation. EEO/ADA City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or TTY (512) 974-2445. Information For City Employees: If you are an employee within the division, are in good standing and meet both the minimum and preferred qualifications, then you will receive an initial interview. Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). * This position requires that applicants be at least 16 years of age or older. Do you meet this minimum qualification? Yes No * This position requires a criminal background investigation. Do you agree to submit to a Criminal Background Investigation? Yes No * Have you ever worked for the City of Austin Aquatic Division? If yes, when was the last year that you worked? (Open Ended Question) * List all valid certifications or licenses you currently hold. (Open Ended Question) * This position requires traveling to multiple sites as part of the regular job duties. Will you be able to meet this requirement? Yes No * Do you hold a current Star Fish Aquatics Water Safety Educator (WSE)? Yes No * Have you ever been issued StarGuard Lifeguard, CPR/AED for Lifeguards, First Aid certifications? Yes No * This is a multi-position job posting and you will only be notified if you are selected to move forward in the process. Once the department is no longer hiring for this position, you will receive a notification informing you of such. I acknowledge this statement Optional & Required Documents Required Documents Optional Documents Cover Letter Resume
Milwaukee Succeeds (Greater Milwaukee Foundation)
Milwaukee, WI, USA
Milwaukee Succeeds (Greater Milwaukee Foundation) has 4 AmeriCorps VISTA Opportunities Available:
Community Engagement Coordinator
School Readiness Coordinator
9th-Grade-on-Track Program Coordinator
Each project begins in August 2020 and ends in August 2021. Please visit our Milwaukee Succeeds website to review the details of each VISTA opportunity and to apply!
About Milwaukee Succeeds: Milwaukee Succeeds is a community-wide partnership, grounded in collective impact, whose aim is to ensure success for every child, in every Milwaukee school, cradle to career. Our partnership consists of representatives from over 300 local organizations, working in networks to identify, align and scale strategies that move the needle on educational outcomes.
About AmeriCorps VISTA: AmeriCorps VISTA is a National Service Program operated by the Corporation for National and Community Service. VISTA’s mission is to bring individuals and communities out of poverty. Members make a year-long, full-time commitment to serve on a specific project at a nonprofit organization or public agency. They focus their efforts to build the organizational, administrative and financial capacity of organizations. Click HERE to learn more about the AmeriCorps VISTA Program.
Program Benefits: Living Allowance, Choice of End of Service Award * , Relocation Allowance, Health Coverage ** , Onsite Fitness Center, Child Care assistance (if eligible), Professional Development Training, Non-Competitive Eligibility
Terms: Car recommended; Permitted to work another job or attend school during off hours
* Visit www.vistacampus.gov/members/benefits-of-service/end-of-service for details about End of Service Award
** Visit www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare for details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits
5500 University Parkway, San Bernardino, CA 92407, USA
Description: Employment Status: Full-time, non-exempt, probationary position (with the possibility of converting to permanent). Work Schedule: Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. First Review Deadline: This position will remain open until filled. Applications will be reviewed beginning November 19, 2019. Current employees will be given preferred consideration. The Student Financial Services Specialist (Accounting Technician III) is responsible for technical and customer service support within the Office of Student Financial Services, performing duties with accuracy, independence, originality, and discretionary decision-making. Primary duties are to manage past due accounts and collections efforts for the university. This position is also responsible for refunding financial aid and overseeing the official communications to students from our office. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Manage the past due balances and collections process, including communications, skip tracing, and repayment agreements. Oversee placements with several collection agencies and FTB. Process bankruptcies and ensure all legal aspects are met. Maintain write-off process, ensuring adherence to institutional policies and procedures. Facilitate and issue financial aid and other refunds in accordance with Title IV regulations. Manage student accounts, performing various technical tasks to ensure the accuracy of accounts. Handle inquiries, disseminate information and explain account issues to students, faculty or staff, including resolving problems via telephone and at the service window. Create, schedule and send all official student communications Create and maintain complex spreadsheets including entering, revising, sorting, calculating and creating tables. Identify, research and work with appropriate personnel to resolve computer application errors. Create, troubleshoot, modify, run, analyze and export advanced queries Participate in the testing of financial software for upgrades and implementations as related to the position including such activities as testing transaction/data entry and data output. Communicate established university policies and procedures to faculty, staff, and the general public, including those that require extensive interpretation Other duties as assigned. Education and Experience: Any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge and abilities AND equivalent to four (4) years of progressively responsible financial record-keeping experience which has provided the below knowledge, skills and abilities. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Comprehensive knowledge of financial record-keeping, mathematical and general office methods, procedures, and practices. Basic knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). In addition to the Accounting Technician II abilities, must be able to interpret and apply a wide variety of written rules and regulations; maintain accounting records for funds, programs, or activities involving multiple transactions; compile, verify, and reconcile financial data; use current computer word processing and spreadsheet software programs, web browsers, query tools, integrated financial systems and/or other types of records management systems, such as student accounting, cashiering and student financial aid; investigate and resolve errors and discrepancies; and read and interpret computer-generated reports. Preferred Qualifications: Experience in Higher Education environment student services role. Ability to prioritize multiple assignments and projects, mobilize efforts toward completion, and deliver with a high degree of quality on a consistent basis. Excellent organizational, analytical, decision-making and administrative skills. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. PeopleSoft and other enterprise system knowledge are preferred. Completed coursework in Business Administration, Accounting, Public Administration, or related field. A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position. The person holding this position is considered a `mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment. California State University, San Bernardino is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status. This position may be "Designated" under California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. This would require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within 6 months of assuming office and every 2 years thereafter. Visit the Human Resources Conflict of Interest webpage link for additional information: http://hrd.csusb.edu/conflictInterest.html This position adheres to CSU policies against Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Violence, including Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking. This requires completion of Sexual Violence Prevention Training within 6 months of assuming employment and on a two-year basis thereafter. (Executive Order 1096) Closing Date/Time: Open until filled