Employment

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NETWORK SPECIALIST I

NATURE OF WORK

Under general supervision from the Director of Information Systems, performs technical work involving networking hardware and software used to support the City/County networking system.

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED

Responsible for installing networking software, hardware and cabling systems; as well as maintaining installed hardware and software.

Provide technical assistance in the use of networking services; evaluating network hardware and software, and prepare reports.

Provide technical assistance to department computer users and/or refer them to appropriate personnel for assistance.

Install and configure PC workstations, printers, other network hardware and software, perform hardware and software upgrades to existing systems, and assist employees in their use; perform PC tune up, defrag and virus checks.

Troubleshoot computer problems to determine cause of failure and perform necessary repairs.

Maintain equipment documentation consisting of purchasing information, original and current configuration, installed software and repair information.

Set up and maintain security profiles; perform application and data backup procedures on department computers; and provide recommendations for acquiring and replacing computer equipment to include research of end user’s needs.

Perform other work which is consistent with the essential elements of the job.

DESIRABLE KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS

Knowledge of computer capabilities and associated networking equipment.

Ability to install, operate and maintain computer equipment running Microsoft, and Linux Operating Systems

Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

Ability to exercise independent judgment and initiative in analyzing network systems and to make recommendations and modifications.

Ability to manage multiple responsibilities concurrently.

Knowledge of routers, hubs, switches, UNIX Server, Windows Server and printers.

Knowledge of structured wiring systems.

Ability to analyze customer requirements and document/design appropriate solutions.

Ability to use common hand tools.

Ability to perform sedentary physical work and to lift and carry up to 50 pounds.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, data suppliers, users and the public.

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING

Possess an Associate’s Degree in Computer Information Systems, or equivalent degree with two years work experience in the installation, maintenance and operation of Local or Wide Area Networks. Applicants with five years work experience with network systems will be considered.

 

GRADE
PAY 20.59 to 28.13
Posting Dates 1/18/17 to 1/31/17
FLSA Non-exempt

Revised 2017

Please send applications to City Hall,  211 W. Third, North Platte, NE  69101

If you have questions, please call 308-535-6724

 

ANIMAL CONTROL OFFICER

IN-HOUSE APPLICATIONS – RETURN TO THE POLICE DEPARTMENT

OTHER APPLICATIONS – RETURN TO WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT, 306 E 6th ST.

DESCRIPTION OF WORK

Under supervision, performs work in the collection, impoundment and care of dogs, cats and other animals in the enforcement of ordinances relating to control of animals.

DUTIES-EXAMPLES OF WORK

ESSENTIAL DUTIES: Captures and impounds dogs, cats and other animals; operates a light truck in patrolling and responding to animal complaints; answers telephone at the shelter; takes action on complaints; issues written notices and summonses to violators; investigates and makes reports on dog bites; makes cruelty investigations; testifies in court; transports animals to veterinarian for observation or treatment; picks up dead animals; cleans and performs minor repairs to the shelter, yard and equipment; cares for and feeds animals; administers prescribed vaccination, treatment and euthanasia; finds adoptive homes for animals; maintains detailed records of daily activities, impoundment, animals released, sold or destroyed and fees collected.

OTHER DUTIES: Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

Ability to learn ordinances, principles and proper practices in animal control and care.

Ability to administer euthanasia and to learn to administer tranquilizers.

Ability to keep records.

Good physical condition.

Ability to perform moderate and some heavy physical work and to lift 75 pounds and to lift and carry up to 50 pounds and occasionally to 100 pounds.

Ability to stand, walk, run, sit, ride, bend, crawl, grasp, reach, push, pull and perform a variety of similar body movements.

Possesses hand/eye/foot coordination adequate to capture and handle animals and to operate a vehicle.

Ability to talk and hear in person, by telephone and two-way radio; ability to see and read instructions, write citations and maintain records.

Ability to establish and maintain effective public relations.

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING

Any combination of experience and training equivalent to graduation from high school and some experience in the care of animals or livestock.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Possession of a valid driver’s license.

SALARY RANGE: $13.85 – $19.29

HOURS: VARY

POSTING DATE: 1/06/17

CLOSING DATE: 1/20/17

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION or visit the Nebraska Workforce Development office at 306 E. 6th St. in North Platte.  Applications are available from the link at the top of this page.

 

PARKS DEPARTMENT

MAINTENANCE WORKER II

 NATURE OF WORK

Under general supervision, operates light and medium equipment, trucks and front-end loaders and performs a variety of semi-skilled tasks in the maintenance, construction and repair of public roadways, parks, golf courses, sanitary waste transfer station, cemeteries, drainage facilities, utilities, buildings and equipment, and in weed control; trains in operation of heavy equipment including graders; occasionally serves as lead worker over other full-time and temporary employees.

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED

Performs a variety of semi-skilled work in the repair and maintenance of public facilities, equipment, structures and roads and in the installation of fences and drainage facilities.

Utilizes a variety of hand and power tools; occasionally operates motor grader and scraper; operates rollers, small tractors, mowers, aerators, boom trucks, front-end loaders and trucks and street sweepers.

Fills, grades and gravels unpaved road and alley surfaces; sweeps streets; plows snow; maintains streets and repairs potholes; crack seals paved roads and alleys; forms and pours concrete; places, maintains and removes barricades, signs and other traffic services; fabricates signs; may perform routine welding; paints signs, buildings and facilities; paints traffic markings including: center lines, crosswalks, parking stalls and no parking areas in streets and parking lots.

Operates mowers; sprays noxious weeds; applies pesticides and fertilizers; maintains golf tees, greens and fairways; identifies tree and lawn diseases; prunes and removes trees; installs and repairs sprinkler systems; seeds and sods grounds; maintains grounds or parks, cemeteries and public ways; makes repairs to buildings and playground equipment.

Responsible for opening and closing graves; buries and disinters remains.

Provides care for animals to include feeding; moving physical locations; repair fences in pens and maintain water source.

May serve as lead worker over other full time and temporary employees.

Responds to after hour calls for service.

Performs other work which is consistent with the essential elements of the job.

DESIRABLE KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS

Some knowledge of the materials, equipment, tools and techniques of roads, parks and related maintenance and construction.

Knowledge of mechanical devices used.

Ability to perform a variety of semi-skilled and some skilled tasks in repair and maintenance of various types of equipment and structures.

Ability to train and operate equipment and trucks safely.

Ability to follow written and oral directions.

Ability to lead other workers.

Ability to maintain good working relationships with other workers, supervisors, officials and the public.

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING

Any combination of work experience and formal training equivalent to completion of high school and two years of experience as a laborer or Maintenance Worker I with some experience in driving dump trucks or similar trucks in maintenance, construction or similar work. Appropriate trade school training is desirable.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Possession of a valid Commercial Driver’s License as required by the State of Nebraska. Some positions of this class may require possession of a pesticide applicators license as required by the State of Nebraska.

 

GRADE Union
PAY $15.44 to $22.17
UNION Yes
FLSA Non-exempt

 Revised 2010

POSTING DATE: 01/09/2017                                               

CLOSING DATE: 01/17/2017

Please send applications to the Public Service Dept. at 1402 N. Jeffers, North Platte, NE  69101

If you have questions, please call 308-535-6700