Open Positions

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School Crossing Guards

School Crossing Guards

GENERAL DUTIES:

Monitor cross walks / street intersections to ensure safe crossing by school children.

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OTHER INFORMATION:

Pay Rate – $8.97/hour

Positions only work when school is in session.

These are part-time positions.  There are no benefits associated with these positions.


Potentially both regular shift and substitute positions available.

Regular positions

  • Normal shifts are 3 hours per day – 1½ hours in the morning and 1½ hours in the afternoon.
  • Hours are set based on the school assigned to.

Substitute positions

  • Work on as “as needed” basis to fill open shifts, cover for illnesses / vacations, etc.  Many times there will be limited or no advanced notice of when these positions would be called to work.
  • Shifts are 1½ hours in the morning and/or 1½ hours in the afternoon.  Hours are set based on the school assigned to.
  • No minimum number of work hours are guaranteed. When a “regular” shift opens, it is normally filled from the interested regular and substitutes crossing guards.

Applications are available on-line and in the Personnel Department, 5th Floor, Municipal Building, One Government Square.

Completed applications should be returned to:

Personnel Department
City of Parkersburg
PO Box 1627
Parkersburg, WV 26102

or to the Personnel Department on the 5th Floor of the City Building.

 

EOE Employer

Assistant City Engineer

POSITION AVAILABLE ANNOUNCEMENT
CITY OF PARKERSBURG
Assistant City Engineer

DEPARTMENT: Public Works                                DIVISION: Engineering GRADE: S-6 $46,613/yr

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Performs sub-professional engineering work in connection with the design, investigation, development, maintenance or construction of engineering projects. Duties include, but are not limited to the following:
 Perform a variety of office oriented sub-professional engineering functions, including researching and preparing preliminary and final design drawings for public works projects throughout the City.
 Maintain records of projects and writes status reports.
 Responsible for producing finished construction drawings in every detail.
 Prepare preliminary specifications.
 Record progress of the project from bidding process through completion of project.
 Inspect projects for compliance with specifications.
 Perform problem and complaint resolution
 Write project estimates and field inspections for approval.
 Research and prepare specifications for the purchase of Public Works equipment.
 Research property and deed descriptions.
 Assist with the preparation of pre-bid construction estimates.
 Check contractor applications for payment before approving disbursements.
 Make a variety of measurements and calculations to facilitate determining the amount of payment contractors should receive for work completed and materials used.
 Supervise engineering assistants as required.
 Provide technical advice and assistance to other city units.
 Participate in review of the Memorial Bridge annual inspection report and coordinate any repairs as required.
 Performs related work as required.

Reports directly to the City Engineer.

REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering; 1 year engineering experience preferred; familiarity with computerized contract management, AutoCAD, and GIS training; or an equivalent combination of education, experience and training. Must have an Engineering Intern Certification. Must have a valid driver’s license.

Excellent computer skills (Microsoft Office – Word, Excel, PowerPoint). Good oral and written communication skills. Requires the exercise of considerable discretion and independent judgment. Ability to maintain confidentiality and use discretion in dealing with sensitive information. Proficiency in organizing, prioritizing and multi-tasking. Competent in analyzing facts, exercising sound judgment and arriving at valid conclusions. Good interpersonal skills. Experience dealing with the public preferred.

PHYSICAL DEMAND LEVEL: Light.                                            FLSA CLASSIFICATION: Exempt.

THE CITY OF PARKERSBURG IS AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS
OF RACE, COLOR, NATIONAL ORIGIN, SEX, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, GENDER IDENTITY, MILITARY VETERAN STATUS, RELIGION, AGE
OR DISABILITY IN EMPLOYMENT OR THE PROVISION OF SERVICES.
2018.06

City Planner

POSITION AVAILABLE ANNOUNCEMENT
CITY OF PARKERSBURG
City Planner


DEPARTMENT: Development                                                                     GRADE: S-5 $43,554/yr

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: This position helps to promote the best use of a community’s land resources for residential, commercial, institutional and recreational purposes. This is accomplished when a holistic approach to planning and development is used to assesses and develop community improvement projects The City Planner is also charged with helping the community address environmental, economic and social health issues as it grows and changes. Duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

• Reviews major and minor subdivisions applications to ensure compliance with applicable state laws and local zoning regulations.
• Reviews and processes zoning map amendment petitions, annexation applications, rights-of-way dedication and abandonment applications and special use permits for telecommunication facilities and outdooring dining areas in the Central Business District.
• Perform field inspections to gather data relevant to the development review process and/or to verify that development projects comply with approved plans.
• Responsible for updating and maintaining the City’s Comprehensive Plan and land development regulations.
• Oversees the City’s Brownfield Initiative. This includes maintaining the City’s inventory of brownfield property, writing grants to the U.S. Department of Environmental Protection Agency for brownfield assistance and working state and local officials to address brownfield related issues in the community.
• Conducts extensive research on specific or general topics related to planning & development activities.
• Act as the City’s liaison with the W.V. State Forestry Division, Allegheny Power, Urban Foresters and other groups as they relate to tree maintenance and planting.
• Regularly submits departmental updates to the City’s website and social media platforms.
• Write and/or assist in writing formal and technical reports, working papers, correspondences, ordinances and regulations.
• Provide staff support and technical assistance to various commissions and boards, such as: Municipal Planning Commission, Parkersburg Urban Renewal Authority, Tree Commission, Bicycle Advisory Board, Architectural Review Board, etc.
• Attend evening and weekend meetings as necessary.
• Other duties as assigned.
Reports directly to the Development Director.

REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s Degree in planning, community or economic development, or closely related field with at least two years of experience. Certification from the American Institute of Certified Planners is preferred and/or should be sought after upon employment.
Strong communication (verbal & written) and interpersonal skills. Excellent computer skills. Skill in analyzing problems, identifying solutions, and implementing recommendations. Must be able to multi-task. Ability to work independently and in a team environment. Possession of a valid driver’s license. Some travel required.

PHYSICAL DEMAND LEVEL: Light FLSA CLASSIFICATION: Exempt

THE CITY OF PARKERSBURG IS AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS
OF RACE, COLOR, NATIONAL ORIGIN, SEX, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, GENDER IDENTITY, MILITARY VETERAN STATUS, RELIGION, AGE
OR DISABILITY IN EMPLOYMENT OR THE PROVISION OF SERVICES.
2018.05

Civil Service Exam for Police Officer

LEGAL NOTICE

PARKERSBURG POLICE
CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION
ENTRY LEVEL EXAMINATION
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2018

The Parkersburg Police Civil Service Commission will begin testing of applicants
for probationary police officers to establish a list of eligible candidates for the Parkersburg
Police Department on Saturday, October 20, 2018, at 9:00 a.m. in the City Council
Chambers, second floor, Municipal Building, One Government Square, Parkersburg WV
26101.

Applicants must be US citizens, be between the ages of 18 and 40 at the time of
application, and possess a valid driver’s license.
Applications may be obtained from the Police Department on the third floor of the
Municipal Building, and must be returned to the third floor or mailed in before Wednesday,
October 17, 2018.

The application is also available to download from our website at
www.parkersburgpolice.com.

The mailing address is: Parkersburg Police Department (application), PO Box
1167, Parkersburg, WV 26102.

Employment Application

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Applications are also available at:

Personnel Department
City of Parkersburg
5th Floor
One Government Square
Parkersburg, WV 26101

Completed applications should be returned to the address above.

The City of Parkersburg is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability in employment.