Employment

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There are open positions at Cody Park Rides and Concessions. Applications can be picked up and turned in at the Public Service Department at 1402 N. Jeffers.

There are open positions at Iron Eagle Golf course. Applications can be picked up and turned in at Iron Eagle Golf Course, 2401 Halligan Drive.

For more information, please call the Public Service Department at (308) 535-6700.

PARK/CEMETERY DIVISION

 MAINTENANCE WORKER I

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED

Under general supervision, performs a variety of semi-skilled manual labor in the construction and maintenance of roadways, water and sewer systems, drainage facilities, fences, buildings, parks, cemeteries, golf courses and other public facilities and in weed and insect control; drives truck and operates light equipment incidental to the work.

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED

Assists Maintenance Workers II, III and IV in various maintenance, repair and construction work, but may work alone.

Assists in routine repair and maintenance of equipment and engines including: checks oil, fuel and coolant in vehicles and equipment.

Performs building and facilities maintenance to include: painting; and placing and finishing concrete; and makes, installs various signs, barricades and other traffic control devices; use all types of hand and power tools.

Operates vehicles and trucks, light tractors, loaders, lawn and street equipment, aerators and gang mowers relevant to the work; operates ice and snow equipment.

Mixes and applies pesticides; prunes trees and shrubs; maintains park, cemetery and golf course plantings and turf; cleans ditches and other areas; occasionally leads other full time and temporary employees.

Assists in construction and maintenance of water, sewer and drainage facilities and structures and fences.

May train on heavy and light equipment under direction/supervision of higher level employees.

Feeds and cares for animals in zoo and parks.

May locate burial plots, bury or disinter remains.

Provide assistance to plumbers, electricians or electronic technicians; may operate sweepers, dozers and other heavy equipment.

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

DESIRABLE KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS

Some knowledge of the maintenance of public roads and facilities.

Ability to learn operation and maintenance of trucks and light equipment and hand tools.

Ability to establish working relationships with employees, supervisors, officials, and the public.

Ability to communicate in person, by telephone and/or two-way radio; ability to comprehend instructions, manuals and blueprints.

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING

Any combination of formal training and work experience equivalent to completion of high school, resulting in the ability to comprehend and follow written and oral directions and to perform basic arithmetic and some experience as an agriculture worker, construction laborer or maintenance worker in maintenance of grounds, utilities, buildings, roads or similar facilities.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Possession of a valid Commercial Driver’s License as required by the State of Nebraska.

Some positions may require  possession of a pesticide applicators license as required by the State of Nebraska.

PAY

$16.27 TO $22.61

UNION

Yes

FLSA

Non-exempt

Open

09/22/2020

Close

10/2/2020

 Revised 2010

Please submit applications to Lyle Minshull at 1402 N. Jeffers, North Platte, NE 69101 (308) 535-6706

 

POLICE CLERK

NATURE OF WORK

Under general supervision, performs a wide variety of difficult clerical and secretarial work, takes varied dictation.

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED

Performs a broad spectrum of stenographic, secretarial and technical duties for a division head; composes and types correspondence using a typewriter or Windows-based computer applications; takes oral dictation and transcribes from dictation or from a recording; types and composes memoranda and reports; may take and transcribes minutes of meetings.

Serves at police counter and receives public; receives and accounts for some fees and fines.  May maintain fingerprint and pawn ticket files.

Screens office and phone calls by furnishing information requested; gives out information on a variety of matters and refers visitors to proper officials, prepares reports by finding, assembling and summarizing information and data.

Assists the public in preparing complaints and reports; transcribes crime incident and arrest reports from a recording; types any of numerous investigative, accident and miscellaneous incident reports; maintains a number of files on crimes, incidents, arrests, vehicles, traffic, bicycles and property; receives reports of stolen or missing property and similar incidents.

Establishes and maintains files and systems; operates a variety of office and computer equipment including Windows-based applications and applications specific to the host department; performs quasi-administrative functions in assisting in office or operational procedures.

Enters data from police reports and other sources into computer system by using Windows-based computer applications or applications specific to the host department; using microfilm camera, films documents for storage and prepares duplicate microfiche files; files police reports, citations and related material

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

DESIRABLE KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS

Knowledge of office procedures, practices and equipment and department functions.

Knowledge of the organization and functions and ability to organize an office.

Knowledge of American English, including proper style, grammar and spelling.

Ability to take dictation at a minimum corrected speed of 30 WPM and to type from clear copy at the rate of 60 WPM.

Ability to perform a variety of difficult clerical tasks under pressure.

Ability to meet the public courteously and to obtain and give information.

Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with employees, officials and the public.

Ability to observe the highest standards of discretion and confidentiality.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  October 9, 2020

SALARY RANGE:  $14.29 – $20.01

HOURS:  MONDAY – FRIDAY 9:00 A.M – 5:00 PM

Please submit applications (available at the top of the page) to Deputy Chief Reeves at 710 S. Jeffers, North Platte, NE 69101 (308) 535-6789

UTILITY MAINTENANCE WORKER

NATURE OF WORK

Under general supervision, performs semi-skilled and skilled work; leads and works on small crew in the installation and maintenance of a water pumping, transmission and distribution system and a sanitary sewer collection system, including lift stations. Supervision is received from an Administrative or technical superior and Senior Maintenance Worker.

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED

Constructs and repairs sanitary sewer and water systems using tractor backhoe, dump truck, skid steer loader and utility truck; provides residential and commercial sewer and water taps.

Operates jet flusher, dump truck, rodding equipment and utility truck in connection with the cleaning and inspection of sanitary sewers and television inspections; descends into sanitary sewer manholes or trench excavations.

Completes work tickets detailing all work performed.

Works and supervises small crew in installation and repair of water mains and service lines and sanitary sewer lines; taps main; installs and performs maintenance on fire hydrants and valves.

Checks and maintains hydrants and valves in the water distribution system; repairs hydrants or valves in the field.

Performs construction services for contractors and plumbers involved in new construction to include; flushing, chlorination and sampling of new mains; shut down of mains; installing tapping sleeves and valves; installing and/or abandoning valves, hydrants and service connection.

Repairs water and sewer main breaks which includes determining location of the break; removing paving excavating main for repair; installing repairs to broken mains; flushing mains and repairing service.

Responds to after hour water and sewer emergencies on call.

Measures and records location of valves, curb stops and manholes; Takes samples on water.

Monitors computer to control water and sewer systems.

Checks, services and repairs lift stations, wells and pumps; services and occasionally repairs equipment; prepares area and replaces concrete and asphalt.

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

DESIRABLE KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS

Know ledge of the operating requirement of equipment used in the maintenance and repair or the water and sewer system collection, treatment and water distribution systems

Knowledge of the operational procedures involved in operating and maintaining a properly functioning water supply and distribution system or sanitary sewer collection and treatment system.

Knowledge of the principles and practices regarding operation of water distribution and sewerage collection systems.

Ability to communicate in person, by telephone and two-way radio; ability to read and understand instructions, maps, location sketches, similar documents and a computer screen.

Skill in the use of special types of tools and equipment normally used in the work and the ability to instruct workers in their respective uses.

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING

Graduation form a senior high school or equivalent and progressive experience from entry to the maximum of this classification with considerable experience in the operation of equipment and trucks assigned to the department.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Possession of Grade 4 Water Certification; possession of a valid commercial driver’s license as required by the State.

PAY

$17.11 TO $25.25

UNION

NON

FLSA

Non-exempt

Posting Dates

09/29/20 to 10/13/20

Please submit applications to Leroy Kramer P.O. Box 490, 201 West 3rd, North Platte, NE 69101

(308) 535-6740 ext. 3124