Employment

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Entry Level Firefighter and/or Paramedic

 The North Platte Fire Department is accepting applications to fill current and future job openings for the position of Firefighter and Paramedic/Firefighter.  Qualified applicants must be at least 21 years of age and possess a valid driver’s license. Firefighter training will be provided on the job during a six-month probationary period. No experience necessary. However, lateral-entry positions are available based on experience.

For applications or information, contact the North Platte Fire Department  at 715 South Jeffers Street, North Platte, NE 69101 (308) 535-6762. Visit us on Facebook-North Platte Fire Department to view our excellent benefit package.

A test for eligibility has been scheduled for July 16, 2021.  Applications will be accepted through June 30, 2021

The City of North Platte is an equal opportunity employer.

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.

Submit Applications to the Public Service Department, 1402 N. Jeffers, North Platte, NE 69101 (308) 535-6700