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JOB ANNOUNCEMENTS:


The City of Pass Christian announces the following employment opportunity:
The City of Pass Christian is currently accepting applications for the position of Equipment Operator II at a pay rate of $10.00 per hour. For a complete job description, click here, or pick up at City Hall, 200 W. Scenic Drive, Pass Christian, Ms. 39571 between the hours of 8a.m. to 5p.m.
All interested individuals may submit an application at Pass Christian City Hall or mail to the City of Pass Christian, Attention: City Clerk, P.O. Drawer 368, Pass Christian, Ms. 39571.
Deadline for submittal of application is May 14, 2015 before 4:00p.m.
The City of Pass Christian reserves the right to refuse any and all applications received.  The City of Pass Christian is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


 

The City of Pass Christian announces the following employment opportunity:
The City of Pass Christian is currently accepting applications for the position of Payroll/Finance Clerk. Successful candidate should have a minimum of 4 years of recent accounts payable and payroll experience to include payroll processing, benefits and payroll tax filings including 941, state w/h tax and W-2 reporting.  Experience with reporting requirements of the AHRA(Affordable Healthcare Reform Act) is a plus.  A copy of the job description and requirements is available at City Hall or click here.
All interested individuals may submit an application at Pass Christian City Hall or mail to the City of Pass Christian, Attention: City Clerk, P.O. Drawer 368, Pass Christian, Ms. 39571. Salary requirement must be noted on application or resume.
Deadline for submittal of application is May 13, 2015 before 4:00p.m.
The City of Pass Christian reserves the right to refuse any and all applications received.  The City of Pass Christian is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


 

The City of Pass Christian is currently accepting applications for the position of Code Planning Office Administrator. For a complete job description, click here or pick up at City Hall, 200 W. Scenic Drive, Pass Christian, Ms. 39571 between the hours of 8a.m. to 5p.m.
All interested individuals may submit an application at Pass Christian City Hall or mail to the City of Pass Christian, Attention: City Clerk, P.O. Drawer 368, Pass Christian, Ms. 39571.
Deadline for submittal of application is May 12, 2015 before 4:00p.m.
The City of Pass Christian reserves the right to refuse any and all applications received.  The City of Pass Christian is an Equal Opportunity Employer.




Equipment Operator II

Job Description
Equipment Operator II
Department: Public Works
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Date Revised: 5/09/2011
Date Approved: 6.21.2011
EEO Class: Technical
Reports to: Director of Public Works
Directly Supervises: Non-Supervisory
Position Overview:
To operate various trucks to transport equipment, materials and work crews to work sites and to perform manual tasks as required. Operate grass-cutting equipment on City property and right-of-ways.
Essential Job Functions:
Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, May include the following. Other related duties may be assigned.
• Certain functions are understood to be essential; these include, but are not limited to, attendance, getting along with others, working a full shift, and dealing with and working under stress
• Operates light and medium duty trucks and trailers to transport light and medium equipment and materials to assigned work sites and dumping areas
• Operates front-end loaders to load dirt, gravel and other materials onto trucks
• Operates hand and tractor mounted mowing equipment to cut grass or brush from ditches and right-of-ways
• Loads and secures small and medium equipment on trailers for transport to job sites
• Drives trucks with trailer to transport small and medium equipment to job sites;
• Checks assigned equipment daily to assure that tire pressure, fuel, oil, and other fluid levels are sufficient; adds oil, fuel and other liquids;
• Operates steam cleaner and water hose to clean equipment;
• Reviews assigned projects to determine equipment and materials needed;
• Notifies Foreman or Supervisor of additional materials or equipment required;
• Operates hand and power tools to make street/road repairs;
• Instructs other operations in the operation of equipment;
• Notifies Foreman or Supervisor of unusual situations and equipment malefactions
• Performs unskilled laboring tasks;
• Certification in Incident Command Structure categories preferred
• Performs other related duties as required.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.
• Some knowledge of maintenance requirements for light and medium duty trucks;
• Skill in the operation of light and medium trucks and trailers;
• Skill in the operation of hand tools;
• Skill in the operation of hand and tractor mounted mowing equipment;
• Ability to follow simple oral and written instructions;
• Ability to perform manual labor in all weather conditions;
• Ability to locate assigned work sites from instructions or maps;
• Ability to communicate effectively with others;
• Knowledge of all related safety procedures.
Education and Experience
• A High School diploma or equivalent
• Two years of experience in the operation of light and medium equipment.
• Any equivalent combination of education, experience, and training that provides the required knowledge, skill and abilities will be accepted.
License and Certifications
• Must have a valid Class A Mississippi Driver's License and a driving record acceptable to the City's insurance carrier. Must maintain said licensure and acceptable driving record for the duration of employment in this position.
Physical Demands and Working Conditions:
The physical activities listed below are representative of those that will be required on a regular basis to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• Work involves lifting, pushing, pulling or carrying 40 pounds or more;
• Work involves the operation of non-commercial motor vehicles;
• Work involves the operation of tools such as axes, shovels, sling blades, etc;
• Work involves the operation of motorized equipment such as chain saws, power saws, jackhammers, lawn mowers, and tractors;
• Work involves climbing or running;
• Work involves stooping, bending, twisting, or reaching out in unusual positions;
• Works above ground or floor level, such as on stools or ladders;
• Works in a relatively high average temperature over a long period of time;
• Work involves considerable physical exertion of the whole body over a long period of time
• Work requires near vision (20 inches or less);
• Work required distant vision (20 feet or more);
• Work involves the detection of color differences;
• Work involves determination of the correct location of a sound, such as footsteps;
• Work involves hearing and understanding conversation or sounds.
• Outdoor weather conditions;
• Work near moving mechanical parts;
• Work in high, precarious places;
• Fumes or dust;
• Toxic or caustic chemicals;
• Extreme heat (non-weather over 90°F);
• Moderate noise(e.g., light motorized equipment such as lawn mowers);
• Loud noise (e.g., jackhammer, heavy motorized equipment).
Other
The statements contained in this job description reflect general details necessary to describe the principal functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required and the scope of responsibility. It should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned, including work in other functional areas to cover absences of relief, to equalize peak work periods or otherwise to balance the workload.



City of Pass Christian
Job Description

Purchasing Clerk

Department: General Administration

FLSA Status:  Non-Exempt

 

Date Revised: 5.09.2011

Date Approved:

 

EEO Class: Office and Clerical

 

 

Reports to: City Clerk

 

 

Directly Supervises: Non-Supervisory

 

 

 

 

 

Position Overview
The Purchasing/Accounts Payble Clerk under the guidance of the City Clerk coordinates activities in purchasing and distribution of materials, equipment and supplies in the city’s central purchasing operation.
Essential Job Functions
Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, May include the following.  Other related duties may be assigned.

  1. Plans, organizes and directs activities related to the procurement function.
  1. Prepares instructions regarding purchasing systems, travel procedures, credit card procedures, and fuel card system and procedures.
  1. Confers with department officials to determine purchasing needs and specifications.
  1. Responsible for procurement supplies materials and equipment at prices most favorable to the city.  Maintains frequent contact with vendors, city officials and other city employees relative to purchasing needs and problems.  Reviews requisitions, prepares and solicits bids, and processes and records all purchasing transactions.
  1. Exercises judgment and is responsible for professional purchasing decisions.
  1. Develops a system to evaluate vendor quotations that utilizes appropriate negotiation and purchasing techniques to ensure quality, price, delivery and service.
  1. Designs, implements, coordinates and monitors procurement reporting systems to meet City requirements.
  1. Analyzes market and delivery conditions to determine present and future material availability. 
  1. Coordinates the negotiation of complex request for equipment, supplies and services from suppliers and subcontractors.
  1. Reviews purchase order claims and contracts for conformance to City policy.
  1. Prepares and reviews contracts, bids, proposals and vendor agreements for legal correctness, price and acceptability of items to specifications.
  1. Arranges for disposal of excess material.
  1. Other duties as assigned.
  1. Recruits and maintains suppliers that provide high quality products and services at a better price while maintaining the highest code of ethics and conduct.
  2. Prepare claims docket for Board Of Aldermen approval.
  3. Prepare or review purchase orders, summaries, invoices, vouchers, bills and related documents; verify accuracy of information and process for payment.
  4. Processes Accounts Payable checks after Board approval.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  1. Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.
  2. Thorough knowledge of modern governmental purchasing principles, methods and procedures.
  3. Knowledge of various grades, quality standards, sources of supply and price trends for a wide range of commodities utilized by the city.
  4. Knowledge of current literature, trends and developments in the field of governmental purchasing.
  5. Ability to analyze commodity requirements, interpret market prices and trends to apply interpretations to procurement procedures.
  6. Ability to effectively communicate in writing and orally with diverse groups of individuals from different backgrounds to achieve a common goal.
  7. Knowledge of personal computer applications to include Microsoft Word and Excel at a minimum.

 

Education and Experience

  1. 4 years purchasing and accounts payable experience.
  2. Any equivalent combination of education, experience, and training that provides the required knowledge, skill and abilities will be accepted.

Licenses and/or Certifications

  1. Valid Drivers’ Mississippi Driver’s License and safe driving record.

 

Physical Demands and Working Conditions
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. Physical requirements include occasional lifting/carrying of 10+ pounds; visual acuity, speech and hearing; hand and eye coordination and manual dexterity necessary to operate a computer keyboard and basic office equipment.
  2. Subject to sitting, standing, reaching, walking, twisting and kneeling to perform the essential functions.
  3. Working conditions are primarily inside an office environment.

Other

The statements contained in this job description reflect general details necessary to describe the principal functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required and the scope of responsibility.  It should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements.  Individuals may perform other duties as assigned, including work in other functional areas to cover absences of relief, to equalize peak work periods or otherwise to balance the workload.

 


Code and Planning Office Administrator
Department: Planning & Code

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Date Revised: 6.10.2011
Date Approved: 6.21.2011
EEO Class: Office and Clerical
Reports to: Dir. Bldg Code Services & City Planner
Directly Supervises: Non-Supervisory
Position Overview
The Office Administrator performs administrative and clerical duties of moderate complexity and variety.
Work of this class involves the performance of administrative and clerical tasks that are performed with relatively little supervision and independent decisions based on established policies and regulations.
The Administrator must have an overall understanding of the planning and code office, their policies and specific regulations.
Decisions necessitating changes in policies or regulations are referred to the department head that is impacted.
Essential Job Functions
Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, May include the following. Other related duties may be assigned. All duties apply to both the code and planning departments and any other department with like needs.
• Receives application and plans for building and related permits.
• Answers phones
• Takes inspection requests
• Handles customer inquiries or directs them to the proper individual or office.
• Enters inspection requests, contractor licensing and permits into building software.
• Collects and records fees.
• Files building permits and inspections.
• Reviews existing administrative procedures and revises as necessary.
• Answers correspondence concerning operations of the department.
• Prepares and keeps a current inventory of office and other equipment.
• Prepares for approval requisitions for offices as authorized.
• Prepares and maintains routine records and reports; assists in compiling specialized composite reports.
• Makes math calculation manually or by use of calculator according to established methods.
• Balances individual monies collected at the end of the day.
• Assists in the balancing of daily receipts.
• Lot combinations
• Address assignments
• Confers with and assists department managers in solving problems affecting the office operation.
• Performs related work as required
• Additional office and clerical support as assigned by the City Planner or Building Code Official.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Must posses required knowledge, skills, abilities and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.
• Verbal and written communication skills.
• Knowledge of math.
• Ability to maintain moderately complex clerical and fiscal records and to prepare reports therefrom.
• Ability to understand and follow moderately complex oral and written instructions.
• Ability to establish and maintain effective work relations as necessitated by work assignments.
• Ability to show initiative and leadership.
• Has the technical knowledge and ability to perform with efficiency and effectiveness the duties of the Office as needed.
• Ability to make correct decisions and solve problems.
• Ability to multitask and have excellent customer service skills.
• Maintain the knowledge to answer frequently asked questions regarding policies, procedures, directives, and regulations of Building Code Services.
Education and Experience
• High School graduate or equivalent
• One year (1) general clerical or secretarial experience and one (1) year customer service experience is required
• In lieu of above requirements, the incumbent may possess any combination of relevant education, training and experience which would demonstrate the individual's knowledge, skill and ability to perform the essential duties listed above.
Required Licenses or Certificates
• Valid Mississippi Driver's License at the time of appointment or ability to obtain one within thirty (30) days and a driving record acceptable to the City's insurance carrier.
• Must be bondable

Physical Demands and Working Conditions
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Physical requirements include occasional lifting/carrying of 10+ pounds; visual acuity, speech and hearing; hand and eye coordination and manual dexterity necessary to operate a computer keyboard and basic office equipment. Subject to sitting, standing, reaching, walking, twisting and kneeling to perform the essential functions. Working conditions are both indoors and outdoors.
Other
The statements contained in this job description reflect general details necessary to describe the principal functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required and the scope of responsibility. It should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned, including work in other functional areas to cover absences of relief, to equalize peak work periods or otherwise to balance the workload.