POSITION AVAILABLE ANNOUNCEMENT

CITY OF PARKERSBURG

Assistant City Engineer

DEPARTMENT: Public Works                        DIVISION: Engineering                                     GRADE: S-7 Exempt

                                                                                                                                                       $58,064 – $83,612

Reports Directly to the City Engineer.

JOB SUMMARY: Performs sub-professional engineering work in connection with the design, investigation, development, maintenance or construction of engineering projects.

RESPONSIBILITIES, DUTIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • 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 the 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 other related duties as assigned.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering; 3 (three) years 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).  Above average 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.  Must be able to interact professionally with the public.

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.
2019.03

 

POSITION AVAILABLE ANNOUNCEMENT

 

CITY OF PARKERSBURG

 

Medium Equipment Operator

DEPARTMENT: Public Works              DIVISION: Sanitation      GRADE: H-7            Non-Exempt   $28,184 -$40,584

 

 

Reports directly to the Foreman or Supervisor.

 

JOB SUMMARY: Operates a solid waste collection vehicle, in a safe and efficient manner, to collect refuse and recycling throughout the City.  Sorts and packages recycling.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES, DUTIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES:

 

  • Operates solid waste collection truck with recyclable materials on assigned routes, in a safe and effective manner, collecting refuse and recycling.
  • Picks up, carries and empties trash cans; carries and tosses waste bags; picks up debris and litter.
  • Operates mechanisms for loading and dumping refuse.
  • Collects and empties recycle bins.
  • Sorts and packages recycled materials for sale.
  • Performs routine inspection and preventative maintenance on assigned equipment.
  • Maintains equipment in a clean and orderly manner.
  • Performs minor maintenance and repair work on equipment as an aid to operations.
  • Performs general laborer duties as required.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Basic experience operating medium to heavy equipment, or equivalent combination of experience and training.

 

Possession of a valid Commercial Driver’s License (Class B).

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

 

This position requires extensive walking, lifting, reaching, carrying, stooping, bending, squatting, climbing, balancing, and physical coordination, While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes, dust, odors and extreme weather conditions

 

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.

2019.03

POSITION AVAILABLE ANNOUNCEMENT

 

CITY OF PARKERSBURG

 

Medium Equipment Operator 

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DEPARTMENT: Public Works                        DIVISON: Streets                      GRADE: H-7A Non-Exempt

                                                                                                                                          $29,286 – $42,172

 

Reports directly to the Street Superintendent.

 

JOB SUMMARY: Performs a variety of semi-skilled maintenance and work in the upkeep and repair of City streets, alleys, storm sewers, etc.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES, DUTIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES:

 

  • Transport heavy equipment by truck and trailer.
  • Haul materials (gravel, dirt, etc.) as needed.
  • Performs concrete work (sidewalks, streets, curbs, etc.): removal of old concrete, preparation of site, set forms and lay & finish concrete.
  • Lay pipe (storm water, gas, etc.): removal of old pipe, preparation of site, lay pipe, replace/ finish site.
  • Performs asphalt work (streets, alleys, etc.): removal of old asphalt; preparation of site; lay asphalt (haul, shovel, and rake); run pavement rollers, read and set-up grades.
  • Operate Vacuum truck cleaning storm sewers.
  • Operates snow removal equipment to remove snow from City streets, parks and parking lots, and salts areas as needed. Shovels snow when needed.
  • Operates a variety of equipment, including various forms of trucks, dump trucks, trailers, tractors, trenchers, small backhoe, standard shift vehicles and equipment, chain saws, power tools and hand tools in a safe and effective manner.
  • Performs pre-operation, routine inspection, and preventive maintenance of equipment, checking fluid levels, fuel level, oil level, tire air pressure, motor belts, and general condition of automotive equipment. Refers needed repairs to supervisor.
  • Maintains equipment in a clean and orderly manner.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Possession of a high school diploma or GED. Basic experience operating medium to heavy equipment, or equivalent combination of experience and training.

 

Possession of a valid Commercial Driver’s License. (Class A)

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

This position requires extensive walking, lifting, reaching, carrying, stooping, bending, squatting, climbing, balancing, and physical coordination, while performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes, dust, odors, and extreme weather conditions.

 

 

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.

POSITION AVAILABLE ANNOUNCEMENT

CITY OF PARKERSBURG

IT Technician

                   DEPARTMENT: Finance                                                 DIVISION: Information Technology                                    GRADE: H-12 Non-Exempt $36,504 – $52,566

 

Reports directly to the Finance Director.

 

The City of Parkersburg will be interviewing for the position of IT Technician. A successful candidate will have the opportunity to support the City’s IT infrastructure which includes networking, system administration and end-user support. This position is a critical component of the City’s ability to operate efficiently and is responsible for minimizing end-user downtime and maximizing the opportunity for end-user productivity.

 

JOB SUMMARY: This position is responsible for general computer and network hardware and software maintenance, as well as other IT related infrastructure at the direction of the Information Technology Manager.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES, DUTIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES:

 

  • Serve as primary contact for City-wide IT hardware support including PC and peripheral device issues and end-user training of various software applications.
  • Maintain a comprehensive inventory of all IT infrastructure equipment including PC’s, laptops, printers/scanners/copiers, server equipment, and other IT peripheral equipment.
  • Manage workload via a helpdesk/ticketing system to ensure that all tasks are tracked to
  • Install computer hardware including RAM and hard drive upgrades, peripheral devices, printers, monitors, and general workstation setup.
  • Diagnose and repair computer hardware issues including server, PC, and peripheral
  • Perform regular maintenance including operating system clean-up, file system backup, and other routine
  • Maintain network wiring including installation, termination, and
  • Install and configure software packages and update patches as
  • Train end-users on general computer operations, software programs, and proper usage of network attached devices.
  • Monitor the necessity to replace obsolete hardware per the City’s long-term IT infrastructure
  • Obtain specifications for the new hardware as necessary per the City’s IT infrastructure standards on the departmental and City-wide level.
  • Performs other related duties as

 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Associate’s degree in an information technology related field with two years of experience, OR two (2) years’ combination of education, experience and training.

 

Above average experience with Windows domain environment; wide variety of equipment including desktops, laptops, scanners, printers, etc.; Windows operating systems, server operating systems; virtual

 

environments; Microsoft Office suite. Prefer experience working with helpdesk/ticketing software; camera systems (digital cameras, media cards, surveillance, etc.); setting up various cellular devices with email, wireless settings, etc.

 

Must be able to terminate network and other cables as needed and to use related tools (drills, diagnostic equipment, screw drivers, etc.) Must be able to lift up to 50lbs.

 

Must have a valid driver’s license.

 

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.

2019.03

POSITION AVAILABLE ANNOUNCEMENT

CITY OF PARKERSBURG

Finance Support Clerk

DEPARTMENT: Finance                                                                                           GRADE: H-7 Non-Exempt

$28,184 – $40,585

Reports directly to the Assistant Finance Director.

 

JOB SUMMARY: This position is responsible for general administrative support for the Finance department, clerical and continuity support to the Purchasing Division, and customer service support.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES, DUTIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Coordinate with Finance personnel to locate and accumulate information requested through the Freedom of Information Act for review prior to submission to the City Attorney
  • Compose and facilitate correspondence on behalf of various Finance Department personnel as required
  • Prepare requisitions for departmental resources and supplies
  • Ensure proper line-item coding of requisitions and approvals by responsible City personnel, and issue purchase orders and blanket purchase orders to department heads and/or vendors
  • Match received invoices to outstanding purchase orders and facilitate the approval process prior to payment
  • Ensure receipt of new vendor documentation and facilitate the new vendor approval process
  • Update IRS W-9 forms for existing vendors on a revolving basis
  • Manage the travel application process including assisting City-wide staff in proper completion of forms with documentation
  • Assist the Purchasing Manager in the organization of the sealed bid processes as per City Ordinances
  • Maintain various departmental filing systems including Purchasing, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, B&O and User Fee, etc.
  • Provide customer service support for the A/R Analyst positions, specifically the following:
    1. Review returned mail notifications and research and update forwarding addresses to maintain accurate and reliable records
    2. Greet customers and receive and post payments on account at the window or by phone
    3. Sort mailed payments, reconcile remittances, and prepare payments for posting on account
    4. Prepare check payments for remote deposit capture daily
    5. Perform end-of-day cash drawer balancing to payment registers and resolve any discrepancies noted
    6. Notify supervisor of payment and posting discrepancies and assist in determining the proper resolution to issues
    7. All other duties associated with backing up the front-window positions
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

High school diploma or GED supplemented by formal and continuing education in the field of office administration or related area; or an equivalency of two years training and experience.

Above average computer skills (Microsoft Office – Word & Excel).  Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written.  Excellent organizational skills. Must be able to interact professionally with the public and other employees.

 

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.

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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.