Employment

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DRIVER/LOADER

NATURE OF WORK

Under general supervision acts as lead-driver on packer truck on a prescribed route.

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED

Acts as lead-driver on sanitation route; assures that collections are on schedule and adequate; may drive truck to transfer station, unload and return.

Supervises Relief Driver/Loaders.

Responsible for cleaning, servicing and minor maintenance on packer truck.

Observes and reports possible ordinance violations.

Empties refuse and garbage cans; picks up tree limbs, household furnishings, and all other types of bulky trash.

Submits records of volume and/or weight of refuse collected; submits record of vehicle malfunctions and daily vehicle check.

Assist in snow and ice control and other emergency situations; may assist other divisions of the Public Service Department.

May fill in as compost or transfer station worker; may pick up, deliver or maintain solid waste containers and recycling.

May operate loader or backhoe.

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

DESIRABLE KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS

Knowledge of ordinances and regulations relating to sanitation and refuse.  Some knowledge of vehicle maintenance.

Ability to drive a packer truck under adverse conditions and in close quarters.

Ability to lead other employees.

Ability to establish and maintain effective 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.

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING

Any combination of experience and training equivalent to completion of high school, with some experience as a laborer or truck operator.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

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

This position will be a fill in position on sanitation routes, the transfer station (no semi-tractor/trailer operation), tree grinding and composting site.

Must be able to operate loader, backhoe, and large trucks.  Experience in the operation of refuse packer trucks is a plus.

Wage Range: $16.31 – $22.74

Please submit applications to Kris Hansen at 1402 N. Jeffers, (308) 535-6700 or email a completed application to HansenKL@ci.north-platte.ne.us

RECREATION WORKER

North Platte Rec Center

DESCRIPTION OF WORK

Under general supervision, is responsible for monitoring operation of the recreation complex, including minimal supervision of lifeguards, lifeguard/cashiers, and supervision of general behavior of the public while using the facility.

DUTIES-EXAMPLES OF WORK

ESSENTIAL DUTIES ARE:  Supervises use and care of recreation center to maintain discipline and ensure safety; registers people for classes, provides customer assistance responding to inquiries, complaints and conflicts; carries out some janitorial maintenance and preventive maintenance work;  reports maintenance and repair needs; substitutes as cashier; secures doors at night and opens facilities for operation; answers telephone and provides information to the public; types membership cards and reports; checks out recreation equipment.

Assists in organizing, supervising, and conducting a wide variety of multigenerational recreation activities.

Administer first aid according to prescribed procedures and notify emergency personnel when necessary.

Sets up and tears down equipment for leagues, birthday parties, special events, etc.

Prepare food.

OTHER DUTIES INCLUDE:  performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

Working knowledge of exercise equipment and its applications.

Capable of being firm in enforcing building regulations.

Ability to use standard office equipment.

Ability to deal effectively in emergencies.

Ability to perform moderate physical work and to lift 50 pounds and to lift and carry up to 25 pounds.

Ability to stand, walk, sit and perform a variety of similar body movements.

Possesses hand/eye/foot coordination adequate to demonstrate exercise equipment.

Ability to talk and hear in person and by telephone; ability to see, read instructions and observe patrons using equipment.

Ability to use tact with patience in dealing with the public and patrons.

Ability to work inside and outside.

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING

Any combination of experience and training equivalent to graduation from high school, including some skill in typing, use of an adding machine and cash register.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Lifeguarding, First Aid, and CPR/AED certifications desirable, or be able to acquire certifications after appointed.

Required to work evenings, weekends &  holidays  as scheduled

This is a part time position with no benefits

Hours:  Weeknights, weekends, and holidays as scheduled

Starting Wage:  Temporary; Step A $9.73/hour

Please submit applications to Gerry Berglund at 1300 McDonald Rd., North Platte, NE 69101 (308) 535-6772

CASHIER/LIFEGUARD

North Platte Rec Center

DESCRIPTION OF WORK

Under general direction, collects admission fees, checks out equipment to patrons at Recreation Complex and substitutes as lifeguard when needed.  Cashier/Lifeguards deal with confidential employee and customer information.

ESSENTITAL DUTIES ARE:

Opens and closes building, safe, and cash register; operates concession functions and is responsible for the inventory; maintains cash and change; collects fees and checks memberships; checks out equipment to patrons; operates lost and found; responds to requests for reservations for facilities use; supervises lifeguards when required; deals with the public in person and on the telephone, resolves issues, and provides information; may record and maintain data on attendance and participation.; takes hourly count of number of people using the Recreation Complex; prepares accident reports; prepares daily deposits; prepares equipment checkout sheets; responds to emergency needs and assists in first aid and related activities.  Sets up and enters new membership accounts and assigns account numbers or makes changes to existing accounts.  Forwards maintenance requests to maintenance mechanic.

OTHER DUTIES INCLUDE:

Performs related duties as required.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Knowledge of basic bookkeeping procedures.
  • Knowledge of the use of the City’s exercise equipment.
  • Ability to accurately perform routine arithmetic and use of a computer.
  • Ability to think clearly and act quickly in emergency situations.
  • Ability to perform moderate physical work and to lift and carry up to 25 pounds frequently and on occasion up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to stand, walk, bend, crawl, reach and perform a variety of similar body movements.
  • Possesses hand/eye coordination adequate to operate telephone and office machines.
  • Ability to talk and hear in person and by telephone; ability to see and read instructions and make change.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, officials, and the public.

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING

Any combination of experience and training equivalent to a high school diploma.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Lifeguarding, First Aid, and CPR/AED certifications desirable, or be able to acquire certifications after appointed.

Required to work mornings, afternoons, evenings, weekends, or holidays as needed.

This is a part time position with no benefits

Hours:  Weeknights, weekends, and holidays as scheduled

Starting Wage:  Temporary; Step A $9.73/hour

Please submit applications to Gerry Berglund at 1300 McDonald Rd., North Platte, NE 69101 (308) 535-6772

 STREETS, SANITATION, PARKS

There are several Temporary Part-Time positions available in the Streets, Sanitation and Parks Divisions.

Please submit applications to Kris Hansen at 1402 N. Jeffers, (308) 535-6700 or email a completed application to HansenKL@ci.north-platte.ne.us


North Platte Public Library

Part Time Children’s Room Library Associate

Do you like working with the public and working with our littlest readers?  We’re looking for a part-time Children’s Room Library Associate.  Type of work includes sorts, shelves and straightens books; helps patrons find material, works the circulation desk and possible outreach opportunities too! We’re looking for someone who can work 25 hours a week (1pm-6pm) Monday- Friday the months of August – May.  During our Summer Reading Program, June and July, work 35 hours a week (10am-6pm) Monday – Friday.  This position will include two Saturdays a month.

Hourly wage is $13.38

Apply online with a City Employment Application, cover letter, and resume at library@ci.north-platte.ne.us.
Application deadline: Friday September 30, 2022 at 5:00 pm

Children’s Library Associate Job Description (PDF)

City Employment Application (PDF) or Online City Employment Application for the Library

Part Time Technology Assistant

We’re looking for a part-time Technology Assistant. This position needs someone who is self-motivated, dependable, and has strong computer skills with a variety of software knowledge, a desire to learn new things, great customer service background and communication skills. Position duties include assisting the public at the Computer Lab and Makerspace Help desks, as well as conducting makerspace workshops. Requires HS diploma or equivalent. 29 hrs per week, no benefits. Starting wage is $15.47 per hour.

Apply online with a City Employment Application, cover letter, and resume at library@ci.north-platte.ne.us.
Application deadline: Friday September 30, 2022 at 5:00 pm

Technology Assistant Job Description (PDF)

City Employment Application (PDF) or Online City Employment Application for the Library