Employment

 

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.

 

Posting 2/1/2023 to 2/10/2023
PAY $17.44 to $24.69
UNION Yes
FLSA Non-exempt

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

RECREATION WORKER

North Platte Rec Center

NATURE 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 $10.98/hour

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

CASHIER/LIFEGUARD

North Platte Rec Center

NATURE 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 $10.98/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 to HansenKL@ci.north-platte.ne.us

 

MAINTENANCE MECHANIC II

North Platte Rec Center

DESCRIPTION OF WORK

Under general supervision, performs semi-skilled and skilled work in the maintenance and repair of buildings; public property and associated heating, water, plumbing ventilation and air conditioning systems associated with such property; may perform some routine building design work.

 

DUTIES-EXAMPLES OF WORK

ESSENTIAL DUTIES ARE:  Maintains, repairs or replaces restroom fixtures, water service lines, drinking fountains, swimming pool equipment and related chemical equipment; may perform some design work for new or remodeling construction projects; tests, operates emergency generators; check and repairs heating and boiler controls and systems; checks and maintains air compressor, pumps and motors; maintains cleans and changes filters in RTUs and dehumidification system; repairs or replaces light fixtures and components; replaces broken glass; paints interiors; performs carpentry duties; repairs automatic and other doors, furniture, flooring and related installations; maintain and repair exercise equipment related to a recreation facility, removes snow and ice; performs janitorial and custodial duties; drives light to medium trucks  welds or brazes metals; repairs concrete and plaster; maintain safe organized work area; assist in setting up facilities for programs and special events, coordinates projects and supervises janitorial staff.

 

OTHER DUTIES INCLUDE:

Performs other duties as assigned

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Knowledge of standard practices, methods, materials, and tools used on the maintenance and repair trades.
  • Ability to diagnose mechanical and some electrical defects and determine parts and adjustments necessary to correct the problem.
  • Ability to perform heavy physical work and to lift 100 pounds and to lift and carry up to 75 pounds.
  • Ability to stand, walk, sit, bend, climb, kneel, crawl, twist, grasp, push, pull and perform a variety of similar body movements.
  • Possesses hand/eye/foot coordination adequate to operate electric, plumbing, carpentry hand and power tools, a vehicle and heavy equipment.
  • Ability to provide safe facilities for employees and patrons.
  • Ability to talk and hear in person, by telephone and two-way radio; ability to see and read sketches, dials, instructions, plans and manuals, and repair orders.
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with employees, officials, and the public.
  • Ability to establish and execute and preventive maintenance plan to ensure that machines work smoothly, building systems to operate efficiently and the physical conditions of buildings do not deteriorate.
  • Ability to follow proper procedures for the use of chemicals and equipment to ensure personal safety and prevent damage to facilities and equipment.

 

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING

Any combination of experience and training equivalent to graduation from high school and three years of experience in the building trades, involving plumbing & electrical work, with heavy emphasis on HVAC, supplemented by vocational or other training in low-pressure boiler operations, plumbing or a similar field.

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Possession of a valid Driver’s License; ability to obtain State Pool Operators License.

 

To apply, you can visit this link at Indeed, or email your application to Emma Kwapnioski.

 

POSTING 12/14/22 to 12/22/22
PAY $20.49-$27.41
UNION No
FLSA Non-exempt

Revised 2022

 


 

 

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