Employment

 

POSITIONS AVAILABLE

Job Title: Deputy Director

Department: Water & Sewer Department

Job Summary
Under broad supervision and direction from the Director of Water and Sewer, assists in the administration and coordination of all activities in the City of Fort Oglethorpe Water and Sewer Department.

This is a management position that is responsible for overseeing the staff and daily operations of the Water and Sewer Department including water meter reading and replacement; installation and maintenance of sewage conveyance system; pump station operations; water and sewer system maintenance; and contract management for water purchase and sewer treatment and disposal.

Major Duties
• Acts as the Department Director in the absence of the Director of Water and Sewer;
• Oversees the activities of subordinates in the proper installation, repair, and maintenance of city water and sewer lines;
• Assigns and schedules work tasks;
• Checks and reviews work in progress;
• Ensures that appropriate safety standards are followed;
• Monitors safety regulations at work sites to protect city personnel, equipment and existing structures;
• Consults with contractors, developers, builders, and construction workers regarding the location of water and sewer lines and appropriate digging and trenching areas;
• Schedules, assigns, inspects, and evaluates work of staff and contractors;
• Receives, reviews, and resolves citizen requests and/or complaints including meeting with residents to inspect and discuss problems;
• Purchases goods and services as needed by the department in compliance with the Purchasing Ordinance;
• Prepares various reports and keeps records regarding water and sewer activities;
• Supervises staff, trains employees, evaluates performance, and manages performance issues;
• Operates the City’s water and waste water operations and services;
• Confers with government officials, developers, contractors and interested community groups on department projects;
• Attends meetings dealing with water and wastewater;
• Assists in the development and management of construction and maintenance specifications and schedules including capital improvement projects;
• Aids in administration of the operating and capital budgets;
• Assists in preparing recommendations for the City Council and Mayor and implementing approved policies;
• Assists in planning and organization of master plans, projects and contracts within the department;
• Manages contracts with water providers and sewer treatment and disposal entities; and
• Performs other related duties as required.
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Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
• Knowledge of city and departmental operating policies, procedures, and rules.
• Knowledge of local, state and federal codes, policies, and procedures concerning water and sewer.
• Knowledge of the occupational hazards involved and safety precautions necessary to accomplish division objectives.
• Advanced knowledge of modern methods, techniques, and equipment as applied to the design, construction, repair, and maintenance of public utilities.
• Knowledge of NPDES permits, CCR requirements, EPD water quality rules, DOT permitting procedure, the Georgia Drinking Water Act, the Georgia Clean Water Act, and other local, state, and federal requirements related to water and sewer.
• Knowledge of state and federal environmental policies and regulations.
• Skill in planning, organizing, staffing, and directing the efficient and effective delivery of city services, programs, and functions through subordinate staff.
• Ability to understand and interpret design drawings, construction specifications, and contract documents.
• Ability to communicate in a clear, concise manner in verbal and written communication.
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, city officials, and the public.
• Ability to direct the work of others, ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, other agencies and departments and general public.
• Ability to lead, supervise, and schedule the work of subordinates to effectively and efficiently accomplish division objectives.
• Ability to evaluate, analyze and solve problems and complaints regarding water and sewer lines.
• Ability to tactfully and courteously handle customer questions and complaints.
• Ability to work independently and handle multiple priorities effectively and efficiently.
• Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing. Ability to analyze complex organizational problems and to determine proper courses of actions.
• Extensive knowledge of the goals and objectives of the Water and Sewer Department.
• Ability to use personal computer, including word processing, spreadsheets, and database software; motor vehicle; phone; fax and copy machine.
• Ability to occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Minimum Qualifications
• Bachelor’s degree in public administration, environmental health, business, civil engineering, or closely related field; and
• A minimum of five years of progressively responsible supervisory experience; or
• Any equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Georgia State certification for Water Distribution and Wastewater Collection System Operator within 12 months of hire.
• Valid Georgia driver’s license.

Supervisory Responsibility – Yes.
Supervises:
• Water Supervisor
• System Operators
• Laborers

Supervisor:
Director of Water and Sewer

Hours of Job:
Normal Duty,8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday
On-call 24/7

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Job Title: Parks Laborer

Department: Parks & Recreation
Salary: Starting $12.00 per hour

Job Summary: This position is responsible for manual work of a routine nature as a member of the Parks Maintenance Crew.

Major Duties:
• Cleans restrooms and repairs or replaces fixtures when needed.
• Performs maintenance, including light-duty mechanic work, when necessary.
• Maintains swimming pools by draining, cleaning, and checking chemical levels.
• Picks up loose trash and empties trash receptacles.
• Cuts grass around public buildings and right-of-ways.
• ,Operates weed eater and other grounds maintenance equipment.
• Maintains and repairs equipment.
• Performs other related duties as assigned .

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of city and departmental policies and procedures .
Knowledge of safety rules and regulations .
Knowledge of the material commonly used in construction, maintenance and repair
activities as related to assigned areas.
Knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety standards and practices applicable to
work being conducted.
Skill in operation, maintenance, and routine repair of equipment used in Public Works
construction and maintenance.
Skill in performing various manual labor assignments as needed .
Ability to perform general street maintenance duties .
Ability to perform general equipment/tool maintenance duties .
Ability to interpret instructions and efficiently carry them out with general supervision .
Ability to perform tasks involving heavy manual labor .
Ability to communicate effectively with co-workers, the general public and members of
diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds.

Minimum Qualifications:

High School diploma or equivalent

One (1) year of related experiencce
Equivalent combination of education and experience.

Supervisory Responsibility: Community Service Workers

Supervisor: Recreation Supervisor

Hours of Job: 7 a.m.-4 p.m.

 Application can be picked up at City Hall, 500 City Hall Drive, Fort Oglethorpe, GA 30742 between the hours of 8:00 A.M. and 5:00 P.M. Application can be mailed or delivered to City of Fort Oglethorpe, Attention: Carol Murray, Human Resources, P. O. Box 5509, Fort Oglethorpe, GA 30742. Physical and drug test required. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The City of Fort Oglethorpe is an equal opportunity employer.

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Job Title: Deputy Court Clerk

Department: Municipal Court
Salary: DOQ starts at $13.00 per hour

Job Summary: This is a clerical and administrative position that provides support for the Municipal Court. Work involves entering citations into database, updating criminal and driving history reports, and scheduling court cases.

 Major Duties:
• Provides clerical support by answering and directing phone calls; assists at the front counter, distributes paperwork and information, processes and prepares legal documents and court forms; documents court orders and files paperwork;
• Collects citations from officers; enters citations into the appropriate computer system and submits to the State of Georgia; updates criminal and driver history for each individual that receives a citation;
• Accepts fees and fines, completes receipts and posts payments for traffic fines, restitution payments and other payments authorized by court order;
• Maintains case files on incidents and arrests; assigns file numbers; constructs new case files; transfers cases to the appropriate agency;
• Responds to front window, telephone and written inquires;
• Provides assistance and information to attorneys, agencies, City staff and the general public on court procedures and the status of cases;
• Serves as administrative aide to the Judge in the courtroom by maintaining evidence, maintaining files and documents proceedings by recording case information;
• Records receipts and deposits payments according to established court procedures;
• Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

• Basic knowledge of the practices and procedures involved in law enforcement record keeping and confidentiality;
• Knowledge of City policies, procedures, codes, ordinances and applicable State, Federal, and Local laws;
• Knowledge of GCIC rules and regulations;
• Knowledge of modern office practices, methods, equipment, and standard clerical procedures;
• Knowledge of basic bookkeeping practices;• Knowledge of basic math and accounting practices;
• Knowledge of appropriate contacts for related police and court issues;
• Skill in operating a computer and entering data into a database;
• Ability to operate GCIC to run criminal and driving history reports;
• Ability to read and comprehend various technical reports and legal terminology;
• Ability to handle confidential information;
• Ability to handle stressful situations;
• Ability to communicate with confrontational people;
• Ability to maintain accurate records;
• Ability to type and enter data correctly;
• Ability to maintain accurate and complete records;
• Ability to prepare monthly reports;
• Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing;
• Ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Minimum Qualifications:
• High School diploma or equivalent;
• One year of court or criminal justice related experience preferred;
• GCIC certified or ability to become certified within 6 months;
• Equivalent combination of education and experience.

Supervisory Responsibility? No
Supervisor: Court Clerk

Hours of Job: Monday-Friday 8 am to 5 pm with mandatory court hours as needed

Salary: DOQ, Starts at $13.00 per hour

 Application can be picked up at City Hall, 500 City Hall Drive, Fort Oglethorpe, GA 30742 between the hours of 8:00 A.M. and 5:00 P.M. Application can be mailed or delivered to City of Fort Oglethorpe, Attention: Carol Murray, Human Resources, P. O. Box 5509, Fort Oglethorpe, GA 30742. Physical and drug test required. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The City of Fort Oglethorpe is an equal opportunity employer.

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City Hall Address:
500 City Hall Drive
Fort Oglethorpe, GA 30742
Phone: 706-866-2544
Fax: 706-861-5086

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Authorization Date: 07/30/08

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City Hall Address:
500 City Hall Drive
Fort Oglethorpe, GA 30742
Phone: 706-866-2544
Fax: 706-861-5086