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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 Seasonal Grass Cutter. The pay for this position is $9.00 per hour and will be a temporary position not to exceed four months.  
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 March 31, 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.


Job Description (Beautification)GSE I - Laborer.doc Page 1 of Position Overview
The General Services Employee (GSE) performs unskilled and limited semi-skilled manual work.
Work of this class involves performance of routine unskilled manual laboring tasks and limited semi-skilled tasks in the carrying out of a variety of maintenance, construction and service activities. Assignments include the use of standard hand tools and power operated devices, the operation of trucks and other automotive equipment incident to regular duties. Work usually is performed under direct supervision. Work may be performed in various areas within the Department which may include work with ball fields, parks, or other outdoor/indoor areas. Work to include but is not limited to mowing, transport of equipment, weed eat, field preparation, garbage pick-up, edging, and other labor related items.
Essential Job Functions
Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, May include the following. Other related duties may be assigned.
 Ability to read, write and/or follow oral instructions.
 Ability to learn the use of hand and power tools incidental to assigned tasks.
 Physical strength and agility sufficient to perform heavy manual labor for extended periods and at times under unfavorable weather conditions.
 Ability to work with cleaning equipment.
 Ability to operate small machinery (riding lawn mowers, push General Services Employee I - Beautification Dept.
Department: Parks & Recreation
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Date Revised: 5.09.2011
Date Approved:
EEO Class: Laborer
Reports to: Beautification Director
Directly Supervises: Non-Supervisory
City of Pass Christian
Job Description
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 Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
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.
 Ability to read, write and/or follow oral instructions.
 Ability to learn the use of hand and power tools incidental to assigned tasks.
 Physical strength and agility sufficient to perform heavy manual labor for extended periods and at times under unfavorable weather conditions.
 Ability to work with cleaning equipment.
 Ability to operate small machinery (riding lawn mowers, push mowers, weed eater, etc.)
 Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Education and Experience
High School graduate or equivalent. Some experience in the area of work assigned sufficient to perform assigned tasks.
Required Licenses or Certificates
Must possess valid driver's license.
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 50+ pounds; visual acuity, speech and hearing; hand and eye coordination and manual dexterity necessary to operate equipment. Subject to sitting, standing, reaching, walking, twisting and kneeling to perform the essential functions. Working conditions are primarily outdoors.
OTHER
This job description should not be considered as all-inclusive. It is intended to identify the essential functions and minimum qualifications of this job.
Job Description (Beautification)GSE I - Laborer.doc Page 3 of The incumbent(s) may be required to perform job-related responsibilities and task other than those stated in this job description. Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign job related responsibilities and tasks to this job at any time. 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. Any essential function of this class will be evaluated as necessary should an incumbent/applicant be unable to perform the essential function or requirements due to a disability as defines by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), reasonable accommodations for the specific disability will be made for the incumbent/applicant when possible.



City of Pass Christian
Job Description
Chief of Police
Department: Police

FLSA Status: Exempt
Date Revised: 06.12.2011
Date Approved: 6.21.2011
EEO Class: Protective Services Workers
Civil Service Position
Reports to: Mayor
Directly Supervises: Assistant Chief, Administrative Assistant, Records Clerk, Investigators, School Resource Officers, Warrants/Capias Officer
Position Overview
To fulfill the mission, goals and objectives of the City of Pass Christian Police Department, Officers and all department employees must have the ability to perform a variety of duties that are essential to the positions they fill. Therefore, individuals under consideration for the position of Chief of Police will initially meet and maintain at a minimum the same essential functions as those described under Essential functions for Entry Level Law Enforcement Officers. These are:
• Speak, write and read reports and comprehend other documents.
• Handle human relations problems.
• Engage in physical activities.
• Operate a Patrol Vehicle.
• Enforce traffic laws and manage traffic accidents.
• Arrest and detain persons.
• Use physical force to control persons.
• Use deadly force.
• Conduct search and seizure.
• Protect crime scene and collect evidence and information.
• Conduct initial investigations of various crimes and events.
• Provide emergency assistance.
• Present testimony.
Essential Job Function
Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, May include the following. Other related duties may be assigned.
All persons seeking employment as the Chief of Police with the Pass Christian Police Department must:
• Be a United States citizen.
• Be a resident of Mississippi or become a Mississippi resident within ninety [90] days of employment.
• Be at least twenty-one [21] years of age.
• Possess a valid Mississippi Drivers License or obtain one within thirty [30] days of residency.
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• Never have been convicted of a felony, or a misdemeanor involving moral turpitude.
• Be free of misdemeanor convictions for the last twelve [12] months.
• Have no previous or current charges of driving while intoxicated or driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
• Be subject to a thorough background investigation and personal interviews by department personnel.
• If served in the armed forces of any country, demonstrate stability, reliability and integrity by having and Honorable Discharge [Dishonorable or General discharge are not acceptable].
• Demonstrate a good financial credit rating for the last five years.
• Demonstrate reading and comprehension skills in the English language to at least the 14th grade level through interviews and written demonstration of proficiency.
• Demonstrate honesty and integrity by successfully completing pre-employment polygraph and drug testing.
• Be free from illegal drug use, or legal drugs that impair mental or physical performance, for the past five [5] years, as demonstrated by interview, medical or polygraph testing.
• Be fingerprinted and subjected to a search of local, state and national records and fingerprint files.
• Undergo physical and psychological assessments by licensed professionals. If a physician or mental health professional identifies conditions that impede or prevent the individual from performing the essential tasks of this position, the applicant may not be eligible for employment as a law enforcement officer with the City of Pass Christian Police Department until such time as the issue or condition is resolved to the satisfaction of the original professional.
• Meet academic and physical requirements for completion of the peace officer's course and certification as required by the state, or have successfully completed the required peace officer academy training.
• Maintain a license as a law enforcement or peace officer as defined by the state statute, rules and regulations.
General Duties
The Chief of Police is the chief law enforcement officer of the police department, and sets the general and specific duties for others in the department. These duties are subject to the ultimate approval of the Mayor and Board of Alderman. General duties for the position of Chief of Police include but are not limited to:
• Serve as the top law enforcement officer of the department.
• Designs and recommends the operating budgets to the Mayor and Board of Alderman.
• Determines department objectives, goals and time-tables within the parameters of budget and other constraints determined by the city council.
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• Set the moral and ethical compass and standards for officers and other department personnel.
• Establishes and supports a Code of Ethics.
• Establishes and maintains written policies and procedures.
• Hires and disciplines officers and staff.
• Liaisons with local, state, and federal law enforcement and detention agencies.
• Is the primary spokesperson for city law enforcement.
• Provide general law enforcement services to those within the jurisdictional limits of the agency.
• Preserve public peace.
• Protect life and property.
• Prevent crime and protect the constitutional rights of all persons encountered or arrested.
• Formally advise all suspects of their rights as assured by U.S. Constitution and upon request provide those rights accordingly.
• Provide equal protection for all.
• Use force sparingly and only when necessary to effect a lawful end.
• Enforce the laws of the state and other applicable ordinances.
• Arrive to work at a specified time in regulation uniform unless otherwise instructed.
• Protect persons and property that may come under your charge or custody.
• Be on duty in the prescribed uniform and be mentally, emotionally, and physically prepared to perform all duties.
• Remain on duty and fully conscious until the expiration of the shift and/or relieved by a supervisor.
• Maintain a clean and professional appearance while on duty.
• Complete and turn in before the end of each tour of duty, all reports and necessary paperwork.
• Maintain sensitivity and provide equality to all races, religions, sexes, and cultural groups.
• Establish and maintain positive, effective working relationships with co-workers, supervisors, other agencies and the public.
• Attend and complete all required training and demonstrations of proficiency.
• Establish and maintain liaison with local, county, state, federal agencies and public officials.
• Require that all lawful policies and procedures, orders and instructions issued by his/her office and the City of Pass Christian Police Department be complied with, in both the spirit and the letter of instruction.
• Present a written report to the Mayor and Board of Alderman on a monthly basis. The report should be a summary of your department's activities for the previous month. The report should be presented no later than the agenda deadline for the 3rd Tuesday of the month meeting.
Specific Duties
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In addition to the general duties required, the Chief of Police of the City of Pass Christian Police Department performs the following specific duties. Deviations from the duties within the job description are subject to prior written approval of the Mayor and Board of Alderman.
• Review daily activity logs and reports, and determine if changes are needed to general orders, post orders, directives and policy or policies.
• Respond to dispatch orders without unnecessary delay.
• Direct and coordinate agency activities.
• Manage, direct, and maintain peace and order in the city through the law enforcement functions of the Police Department.
• Develop and implement departmental philosophy, policies and procedure and standards with advice and consent of the Mayor and Board of Alderman.
• Enforce adherence to the State and U.S. Constitution, state law, Mayor and Board of Alderman's philosophy, city ordinances, policies and procedures and standards.
• Set and maintain the highest standards of fairness, attention to duty, and accomplishment of the mission established by your office.
• Support the Mayor and Board of Alderman in maintaining effective public relations.
• Develop budgets, submit for approval and oversee agency expenditures.
• Establish and maintain liaison with public officials, and local, county, state and federal agencies.
• Oversee development, implementation, and management of an integrated crisis management plan which incorporates action by the Mayor and Board of Alderman, other city departments and governmental agencies.
• Oversee development, implementation and management of an ongoing quality assurance [QA] program consistent with agency QA policy.
• Make presentations to supervisors, boards, commissions, civic groups and the general public as required.
• Delegate authority and duties to subordinates.
• Oversee and conduct confidential investigations and make associated recommendations to the Mayor and Board of Alderman.
• Review recommendations and make decisions dealing with problem personnel.
• Study records and reports to determine current conditions of the department and obtain information on which to base programs, policies, training, and operating needs.
• Oversee the testing and promotion system.
• Interview officers and employees eligible for promotion.
• Oversee the administration of demonstration of proficiency exercises and assign officers for remedial training as needed.
• Provide professional advice to Mayor, Board of Alderman and other city of local agencies upon request.
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• Conduct unannounced field inspections of officers on each shift at least once each month.
• Manage personnel, fiscal and property assets of the Police Department.
• Delegate authority to subordinates in the accomplishment of established objectives and goals.
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.
Those individuals seeking employment with the Pass Christian Police Dept. as a sworn law enforcement officer must:
• Be a United States citizen;
• Be a resident of Mississippi or become a resident within ninety [90] days of employment;
• Be at least twenty-one [21] years of age;
• Possess a valid Mississippi Driver License
• Never have been convicted of a felony, or a misdemeanor involving moral turpitude;
• Be free of misdemeanor convictions for the last twelve [12] months;
• Have no previous or current charges of driving while Intoxicated or driving under the Influence of drugs or alcohol;
• Be subject to a thorough background investigation and personal interviews by agency personnel;
• If served in the armed forces of any country, demonstrate stability, reliability, and integrity, by having an Honorable Discharge [Dishonorable or General discharges are not acceptable];
• Demonstrate a good financial credit rating for the last five [5] years;
• Demonstrate reading and comprehension skills in the English language to at least the 12th grade level through interviews and written demonstration of proficiency;
• Demonstrate honesty and integrity by successfully completing pre-employment polygraph and drug testing;
• Be free from illegal drug use, or legal drugs that impair mental or physical performance, for the past 5 years, as determined by interview, medical, or polygraph testing;
• Be fingerprinted and subjected to a search of local, state, and national records and fingerprint files;
• Undergo physical and psychological assessments by licensed professionals. If a physician or mental health professional identifies conditions that impede or prevent the individual from performing the essential tasks of this position, the applicant may not be eligible for employment as a law enforcement officer with the Pass Christian Police Dept. until such time as the issue or condition is resolved to the satisfaction of the original professional;
• Meet academic and physical requirements for completion of the law enforcement officers' course and certification, as required by the state, or have successfully completed the required peace officer academy training.
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• Maintain a license as a law enforcement or peace officer as defined by the state statute, rules, and regulations.
• Must read, write and speak the English language at a college graduate level.
• Computer and keyboarding skills in word processing, spreadsheet and research.
• Demonstrated ability to manage people, programs and budgets within a law enforcement agency.
• Superior communication and leadership skills with the ability to exercise common sense and good judgment under pressure.
Education and Experience
• Meet all Civil Service requirements.
• At least five [5] years supervisory and management experience in a law enforcement agency, military, and/or as a security professional, including experience in all major phases of crime prevention, operations and department administration.
• Understanding and practical application of Peel's Principles of Policing.
• Completion or enrollment in an approved national agency, state, association college or department sponsored leadership, management, or police management course, or courses, of at least eighty [80] contact hours.
• Completion of Law Enforcement Instructor Course of no less than forty [40] contact hours on the techniques of classroom training and/or public speaking.
• Annually complete ten [10] hours of executive level continuing education courses.
Licenses and/or Certifications
• 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.
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.
Demanding mental, physical and behavioral standards are necessary for this position. Physical requirements include occasional lifting/carrying of 50+ 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. Employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste and smell. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate and sometimes loud outdoors. Incumbent sometimes works in hazardous environments under high stress.

 


General Services Employee I - Recreation

 

Position Overview
The General Services Employee (GSE) performs unskilled and limited semi-skilled tasks related to the Recreation Department.

Tasks for this class involve performance of routine unskilled manual labor tasks and limited semi-skilled tasks (as defined by Director) in performing a variety of activities (e.g., maintenance, field layout).  Tasks involve using hand tools (e.g., rakes, shovels, hammers, measuring devices) and power operated tools (e.g., Rototiller, blower, and drill).  Also, he/she will be expected to safely operate a motor vehicle. Some Tasks will be performed independently of supervision; however, most will have some or complete direct supervision. Specific tasks will be determined primarily by the recreational sport (e.g., field layout, cleaning tennis courts, sporting event clean up, announcing games, umpiring or refereeing, concession sales, gatekeeper, and equipment maintenance).  A primary function will be to assist director in organizing sporting events that could occur simultaneously. If recreation director would be out of service (e.g., sick, vacation, out of town) assistant will answer phone. Hours of work will be determined by Director and posted two weeks in advance. The assistant should have some knowledge of all Departmental sports or willing to learn about them.

 

Essential Job Functions
Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, May include the following.  Other related duties may be assigned.

  • Ability to read, write and/or follow oral instructions.

 

  • Ability to learn the use of hand and power tools incidental to assigned tasks.
  • Physical strength & agility sufficient to perform manual labor for extended periods & at times under unfavorable weather conditions.
  • Ability to work with cleaning equipment.

 

  • Ability to operate small machinery (riding lawn mowers, push mowers, weed eater, etc.)
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

 

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.

  • Ability to read, write and/or follow oral instructions.

 

  • Must be able to work with computers.
  • Ability to communicate with parents and coaches.

 

  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

 

Education and Experience
High School graduate or equivalent.  Some experience in the area of work assigned sufficient to perform assigned tasks.

 

Required Licenses or Certificates
Possess valid driver’s license and be willing to have a background check.

 

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 50+ pounds; visual acuity, speech and hearing; hand and eye coordination and manual dexterity necessary to operate equipment. Subject to sitting, standing, reaching, walking, twisting and kneeling to perform the essential functions. Working conditions are primarily outdoors.

OTHER

This job description should not be considered as all-inclusive. It is intended to identify the essential functions and minimum qualifications of this job. The incumbent(s) may be required to perform job-related responsibilities and task other than those stated in this job description. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign job related responsibilities and tasks to this job at any time. 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. Any essential function of this class will be evaluated as necessary should an incumbent/applicant be unable to perform the essential function or requirements due to a disability as defines by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), reasonable accommodations for the specific disability will be made for the incumbent/applicant when possible.