City of Westminster, Colorado

Welcome to employment with the City of Westminster, Colorado!

Centrally located between Denver and Boulder, Colorado, on the US Highway 36 high-tech corridor, Westminster is a beautiful city designed for an exceptional quality of life. The community is a nationally recognized community with a reputation for innovation and progressive management in local government. Over 108,000 residents enjoy superb recreation amenities, beautiful neighborhoods, numerous entertainment and shopping opportunities. Westminster is 80% developed and maintains a goal to preserve 15% (3,300 acres) of its land area for natural open space.

The City of Westminster, Colorado, is a drug free workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer that values diversity and aims to have its workforce reflect the community. The City of Westminster offers a bonus of up to $1,500 per year depending on the employee's level of fluency in Spanish, Hmong, and/or Laotian.

The mission of the City of Westminster is to deliver exceptional value and quality of life through SPIRIT. Our values are articulated through this acronym, which stands for “Service, Pride, Integrity, Responsibility, Innovation and Teamwork.”  The City of Westminster is a full-service city employing over 1,600 talented individuals in a variety of jobs. Our employees are committed to delivering the highest quality of service to the local community in areas of:

 

  • Law Enforcement
  • Fire, Medical and Emergency Management
  • Parks, Golf and Recreation
  • Library Services
  • Community Development, including City Planning and Engineering
  • Municipal Utilities
  • Street Maintenance
  • Plus internal services including: Human Resources, City Management, City Attorney’s Office, Finance, Building Operations and Maintenance, and Fleet

You are welcome to apply online for any open City of Westminster position. Click on the appropriate job title for a detailed job announcement. Please note, that unless otherwise indicated, jobs close at 8:30 a.m. on the posted closing date. Applications can take from 20 to 30 minutes to complete, so please allow plenty of time for completion. Applications submitted after the job closing deadline cannot be accepted.

 Current City of Westminster employees may be eligible to apply for internal jobs when they are available.


Business hours for City Hall, Municipal Court and several administrative offices are from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Thursday - closed on Fridays. However, working schedule will vary depending on the needs of the operation.

 

20 job(s) at City of Westminster, Colorado

Westminster, Colorado Westminster, Colorado, United States
Feb 25, 2020
Full Time
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION People choose Westminster, Colorado, because it is an extraordinary community with an honored past and an even more promising future. Our employees serve with a purpose and embrace our SPIRIT values of Service, Pride, Integrity, Responsibility, Innovation and Teamwork. We are known as a caring, team-oriented working environment with a commitment to excellence. Innovation and creativity are encouraged, where visionary people who want to see their projects and programs implemented thrive. Westminster's work culture encourages passionate, positive and enthusiastic employees. Our mission is clear: We deliver exceptional value and quality of life to our citizens. The Golf Course Attendant position is responsible for providing excellent customer service, helping with golf carts, ensuring the cleanliness and maintenance of the clubhouse, and picking up range balls. This position works at either of the City's two golf courses, Legacy Ridge or The Heritage Golf Course.This position requires the availability to work varied hours including holidays, evenings, early mornings, and weekends. Recreation staff have the primary responsibility of ensuring the safety of program participants. The full salary range for this position is stated above. The starting range of pay is dependent on qualifications and experience of each individual candidate. ORGANIZATIONAL COMPETENCIES AND CULTURAL VALUES/GENERAL COMPETENCIES The mission of every employee at the City of Westminster is to deliver exceptional value and quality of life through SPIRIT.Each employee is measured by the ability to adhere to the City's core values of Service, Pride, Integrity, Responsibility, Innovation, and Teamwork. This position supports the goals of the Parks, Recreation and Libraries Department, which enhances the quality of life for all Westminster citizens by providing diverse leisure, recreational and informational services and resources; and acquiring, developing and maintaining first-class parks, facilities, open space and trails.This position works toward the accomplishment of the department's mission: Together we create exceptional opportunities for a vibrant community with a commitment to nature, wellness and literacy. GENERAL COMPETENCIES Job Specific - Every employee in this position must be able to: Work well within a team environment Use golf carts and golf course equipment skillfully Take care of equipment Work independently Show initiative to perform duties without constant supervision All employees are expected to provide excellent customer service, communicate in an effective manner both verbally and in writing, display professionalism and integrity, work efficiently, effectively and accurately, work independently and as part of a team, take initiative, solve problems, display good judgment, take ownership for delivering a high quality product or service, have regular and punctual attendance, and effectively handle emergency situations. JOB SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS Essential Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities and Tasks 1. Provides excellent customer service a. Welcomes customers with a verbal greeting and smile b. Answers questions and directs customers to appropriate staff member or location 2. Cares for golf cart fleet a. Drive golf carts b. Clean golf carts c. Stage carts for daily play and tournaments 3. Picks range balls a. Drive a caged range picker b. Load and operate range equipment 4. Performs basic maintenance and cleaning a. Wash range balls and golf carts b. Clean golf cart barn, parking lot, clubhouse and clubhouse grounds c. Put our and pick up flag sticks d. Locks gates 5. Maintains regular and punctual attendance Other Duties and Responsibilities 1. Work in a fast-paced environment 2. Enforce golf course polices Incumbent is accountable for all duties of this job, other projects and responsibilities may be added at the City's discretion. POSITION REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS/PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Education, Experience, Skills, Formal Training, Licenses and Certifications Required : Must be at least 16 years of age A valid driver's license, provide proof of a safe driving record, and maintain a safe driving record for continued employment Preferred : Any equivalent combination of education, training and experience, which would provide the required knowledge and skills, may be considered. Physical Requirements This position requires a moderate degree of physical stamina and strength, including the ability to: Frequently sit, stand and walk through a multi-level facility Occasionally squat, bend, kneel, twist, climb, balance and reach over head Occasionally lift, carry, push or pull items weighing up to fifty (50) pounds Frequently use hands and fingers for fine manipulation; occasionally use light and firm grasp Frequently see objects up close to perform office tasks and far away to observe activity for safety hazards or problems Constantly use hearing to interact with guests and staff and recognize trouble outside of view Occasionally use sufficient physical strength, stamina and agility to perform emergency work in various capacities WORKING CONDITIONS Work performed includes indoor and outdoor activity and exposure to extreme temperatures. Work is performed in a public golf course setting in which instruction and basic golf course maintenance are performed year round.Exposure to periods of high activity and stress under demanding conditions. Required Materials and Equipment Golf carts and driving range equipment used in the daily operation of a golf course.Plus other cleaning tools including a power washer and vacuum. PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Candidates must be legally entitled to work in the United States and must successfully pass a criminal background check, reference check, and substance screen. There may be additional pre-employment requirements depending on the nature of the position. We are a caring, courteous, team-oriented organization committed to public service excellence.Employees thrive in a culture that is respectful, professional and diverse.Our work culture encourages passionate, positive and enthusiastic employees.Westminster is a drug-free workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer. Closing Date/Time: 6/22/2020 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, Colorado, United States
Feb 25, 2020
Full Time
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION People choose Westminster, Colorado, because it is an extraordinary community with an honored past and an even more promising future. Our employees serve with a purpose and embrace our SPIRIT values of Service, Pride, Integrity, Responsibility, Innovation and Teamwork. We are known as a caring, team-oriented working environment with a commitment to excellence. Innovation and creativity are encouraged, where visionary people who want to see their projects and programs implemented thrive. Westminster's work culture encourages passionate, positive and enthusiastic employees. Our mission is clear: We deliver exceptional value and quality of life to our citizens. The Golf CourseRetail Shop Clerk is responsible for providing excellent customer service in the Pro Shop and outside on the golf course.This position is responsible for handling money, operating the point of sale/tee time computer system and maintaining the appearance of the golf shop, as well as for pace of play and enforcement of course policies and procedures.This position will work atthe Walnut Creek Golf Preserve.This position requires the availability to work varied hours including holidays, evenings, early mornings, and weekends; working 20 to 25 hours per week. We are looking for candidates who are willing and able to work through the fall season. The full salary range for this position is stated above. The starting range of pay is dependent on qualifications and experience of each individual candidate. ORGANIZATIONAL COMPETENCIES AND CULTURAL VALUES/GENERAL COMPETENCIES The mission of every employee at the City of Westminster is to deliver exceptional value and quality of life through SPIRIT.Each employee is measured by the ability to adhere to the City's core values of Service, Pride, Integrity, Responsibility, Innovation, and Teamwork. This position supports the goals of the Parks, Recreation and Libraries Department, which enhances the quality of life for all Westminster citizens by providing diverse leisure, recreational, and informational services and resources; and acquiring, developing, and maintaining first-class parks, facilities, open space, and trails. This position works toward the accomplishment of the department's mission: Together we create exceptional opportunities for a vibrant community with a commitment to nature, wellness and literacy. GENERAL COMPETENCIES Job Specific - Every employee in this position must be able to: Demonstrate excellent guest service and communication skills Demonstrate knowledge of modern retail practices, procedures, and equipment Type accurately Learn assigned clerical and retail tasks within a reasonable period of time Demonstrate knowledge of the golf industry is helpful Demonstrate ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the public Demonstrate ability to operate a golf cart at times All employees are expected to provide excellent customer service, communicate in an effective manner both verbally and in writing, display professionalism and integrity, work efficiently, effectively and accurately, work independently and as part of a team, take initiative, solve problems, display good judgment, take ownership for delivering a high quality product or service, have regular and punctual attendance, and effectively handle emergency situations. JOB SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS Essential Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities and Tasks 1. Supports pro shop operations and provides excellent customer service Works with the point of sale and tee time computer system Handles guest payments and cash receipts Schedules tee times, answers phones, and greets customers Cleans golf shop, including straightening clothes racks, dusting and vacuuming, and steaming clothes Assists in counting inventory 2. Supports operations outside on the golf course Maintains on-course pace of play Enhances course safety by enforcing rules and regulations Actively aids players in finding golf balls, raking bunkers, fixing ball marks Assists guests with cart check out, course information, shuttle rides and booking tee times Actively enhances a beautiful course by picking up trash Assists with day-to-day practice facility, clubhouse, cart fleet set-up, clean-up and presentation Assists Golf Professionals with running successful outside operations 3. Maintains regular and punctual attendance Other Duties and Responsibilities Incumbent is accountable for all duties of this job; other projects and responsibilities may be added at the City's discretion. POSITION REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS/PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Education, Experience, Skills, Formal Training, Licenses and Certifications Required : Must be at least 18 years old High school diploma or GED A valid driver's license, provide proof of a safe driving record, and maintain a safe driving record for continued employment Preferred : Cash handling experience Retail sales experience Experience working at a golf course or playing golf Any equivalent combination of education, training and experience, which would provide the required knowledge and skills, may be considered. Physical Requirements This position requires a moderate degree of physical stamina and strength, including the ability to: Frequently sit, stand and walk through a multi-level facility Occasionally squat, bend, kneel, twist, climb, balance and reach over head Occasionally lift, carry, push or pull items weighing up to fifty (50) pounds Frequently use hands and fingers for fine manipulation; occasionally use light and firm grasp Frequently see objects up close to perform office tasks and far away to observe activity for safety hazards or problems Constantly use hearing to interact with guests and staff and recognize trouble outside of view Occasionally use sufficient physical strength, stamina and agility to perform emergency work in various capacities WORKING CONDITIONS Work will be performed indoors and outdoors with exposure to extreme temperatures.Work is performed in a public golf course setting in which instruction and basic golf course maintenance are performed year round.May require exposure to periods of high activity and high stress under demanding conditions due to the high public contact of this position. Required Materials and Equipment Will be required to use and/or operate cash registers, telephones, calculators, personal computers, keyboards, ten-key calculators, vacuum, and golf carts. PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Candidates must be legally entitled to work in the United States and must successfully pass a criminal background check, reference check, and substance screen. There may be additional pre-employment requirements depending on the nature of the position. We are a caring, courteous, team-oriented organization committed to public service excellence.Employees thrive in a culture that is respectful, professional and diverse.Our work culture encourages passionate, positive and enthusiastic employees.Westminster is a drug-free workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer. Closing Date/Time: 6/22/2020 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, Colorado, United States
Feb 25, 2020
Full Time
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION People choose Westminster, Colorado, because it is an extraordinary community with an honored past and an even more promising future. Our employees serve with a purpose and embrace our SPIRIT values of Service, Pride, Integrity, Responsibility, Innovation and Teamwork. We are known as a caring, team-oriented working environment with a commitment to excellence. Innovation and creativity are encouraged, where visionary people who want to see their projects and programs implemented thrive. Westminster's work culture encourages passionate, positive and enthusiastic employees. Our mission is clear: We deliver exceptional value and quality of life to our citizens. The Aide position is responsible for assisting with the program coordinator with daily activities, crafts and games. This position will assist with event preparation, set up and take down, and overseeing events, as well as vendor relations and coordination. Recreation staff have the primary responsibility of ensuring the safety of program participants. The full salary range for this position is stated above. The starting range of pay is dependent on qualifications and experience of each individual candidate. ORGANIZATIONAL COMPETENCIES AND CULTURAL VALUES/GENERAL COMPETENCIES The mission of every employee at the City of Westminster is to deliver exceptional value and quality of life through SPIRIT. Each employee is measured by the ability to adhere to the City's core values of Service, Pride, Integrity, Responsibility, Innovation, and Teamwork. This position supports the goals of the Parks, Recreation and Libraries Department, which enhances the quality of life for all Westminster citizens by providing diverse leisure, recreational, and informational services and resources; and acquiring, developing, and maintaining first-class parks, facilities, open space, and trails. This position works toward the accomplishment of the department's mission: Together we create exceptional opportunities for a vibrant community with a commitment to nature, wellness and literacy. GENERAL COMPETENCIES Job Specific - Every employee in this position must be able to: Understand and carry out oral and written instructions Communicate effectively with the public Establish effective working relationships with other employees and supervisors Perform multiple tasks and work under pressure with limited supervision Handle emergency situations such as fire alarms, injuries and accidents Drive a golf cart and/or City vehicle Set up and take down facilities for events, including tables and chairs, risers, podiums, portable stages, canopies, PA's and other sound systems, and any other equipment necessary to support special events All employees are expected to provide excellent customer service, communicate in an effective manner both verbally and in writing, display professionalism and integrity, work efficiently, effectively and accurately, work independently and as part of a team, take initiative, solve problems, display good judgment, take ownership for delivering a high quality product or service, have regular and punctual attendance, and effectively handle emergency situations. JOB SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS Essential Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities, and Tasks Set up games, put out trash boxes, set up canopies, haul equipment such as tables, chairs, coolers, etc., and other duties as assigned Monitor events to ensure they are running smoothly and respond to questions and complaints Maintains regular and punctual attendance Other Duties and Responsibilities Incumbent is accountable for all duties of this job, and other projects and responsibilities may be added at the City's discretion. POSITION REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS/PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Education, Experience, Skills, Formal Training, Licenses, and Certifications Required : Must be at least 16 years old A valid driver's license, provide proof of a safe driving record, and maintain a safe driving record for continued employment Preferred : Experience, education or additional training in recreation or leisure services Experience coordinating or supervising special events Any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience, which would provide the required knowledge and skills, may be considered. Physical Requirements This position requires a moderate degree of physical stamina and strength, including the ability to: Frequently sit, stand and walk through a multi-level facility Occasionally squat, bend, kneel, twist, climb, balance and reach over head Occasionally lift, carry, push or pull items weighing up to fifty (50) pounds Frequently use hands and fingers for fine manipulation; occasionally use light and firm grasp Frequently see objects up close to perform office tasks and far away to observe activity for safety hazards or problems Constantly use hearing to interact with guests and staff and recognize trouble outside of view Occasionally use sufficient physical strength, stamina and agility to perform emergency work in various capacities WORKING CONDITIONS Work is constantly performed indoors and outdoors with exposure to extreme temperatures. Indoor and outdoor work is performed in a high public use, multilevel recreation facility where loud noise and multiple events and activities at one time may cause a distraction. Exposure to periods of high activity and stress under demanding conditions. The position requires a great deal of communication with City employees, the public, and outside agencies. Required Materials and Equipment Cash register, personal computers, keyboards, typewriters, calculators, telephones, PA systems, copy machines, and other standard office equipment, gym floor covers, hand tools, AED, recreational equipment, general fitness equipment, gloves, and pocket masks. PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Candidates must be legally entitled to work in the United States and must successfully pass a criminal background check, reference check, and substance screen. There may be additional pre-employment requirements depending on the nature of the position. We are a caring, courteous, team-oriented organization committed to public service excellence. Employees thrive in a culture that is respectful, professional and diverse. Our work culture encourages passionate, positive and enthusiastic employees. Westminster is a drug-free workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer. Closing Date/Time: 3/9/2020 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, Colorado, United States
Feb 25, 2020
Full Time
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION People choose Westminster, Colorado, because it is an extraordinary community with an honored past and an even more promising future. Our employees serve with a purpose and embrace our SPIRIT values of Service, Pride, Integrity, Responsibility, Innovation and Teamwork. We are known as a caring, team-oriented working environment with a commitment to excellence. Innovation and creativity are encouraged, where visionary people who want to see their projects and programs implemented thrive. Westminster's work culture encourages passionate, positive and enthusiastic employees. Our mission is clear: We deliver exceptional value and quality of life to our citizens. The Associate Municipal Court Judge sits as a trial judge of the Westminster Municipal Court to adjudicate traffic, criminal, parking, and other municipal code violations. The Associate Judge conducts hearings on motions, trials to the court, jury trials, and other requisite judicial duties. The full salary range for this position is stated above. Starting wages are negotiable and dependent on the qualifications and experience of each individual candidate. The City of Westminster offers a bonus of up to $1,500 per year depending on the employee's fluency in Spanish, Hmong, and/or Laotian. ORGANIZATIONAL COMPETENCIES AND CULTURAL VALUES/GENERAL COMPETENCIES The mission of every employee at the City of Westminster is to deliver exceptional value and quality of life through SPIRIT. Each employee is measured by the ability to adhere to the City's core values of Service, Pride, Integrity, Responsibility, Innovation, and Teamwork. This position supports the goals of the General Services Department, which champions the City's mission by providing quality support and services to City departments, employees, and citizens. This position also supports the mission of Municipal Court, which is to administer equitable, fair, and impartial justice in a timely and courteous manner; protect fundamental rights; promote public safety; and facilitate community reparation through SPIRIT values. Every employee is accountable to: Demonstrate a high level of customer service; encourage others to focus on the customer; foster an environment where customer service is a priority Communicate with customers to ensure that, where possible, they are satisfied, and that their needs are being addressed; solicit and evaluate customer feedback Act as an ambassador by understanding and fostering the organization's mission and vision Exhibit pride in self, the department, the city, and the community; conduct self in a professional manner Demonstrate integrity and build trust through credibility, reliability, commitment, loyalty, and ethical behavior Address difficult or contentious issues in a constructive manner Support/promote change; demonstrate flexibility, and take calculated risks when appropriate Participate in personal growth opportunities, and attend trainings designed to enhance capacity to bring new skills and ideas to the job and the organization Work to continuously improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the service or product being delivered Demonstrate support for team efforts by accepting new roles and responsibilities, and helping others achieve objectives Value diversity; demonstrate an awareness of differences; demonstrate sensitivity, and adapt behaviors and communication to accommodate these differences GENERAL COMPETENCIES Citywide - Every employee in this position is accountable to: Establish effective interpersonal relationships through honest, open communication and follow-through on commitments Recognize personal strengths and weaknesses, and target areas for personal self-development Demonstrate initiative in performing job tasks Exhibit problem-solving skills leading to sound judgment and quality decisions Achieve goals, and handle assigned workload and new assignments effectively; demonstrate an ability to work independently Communicate effectively with individuals and groups using clear and concise verbal and written communications Demonstrate accountability for work, and take ownership in job performance Demonstrate concern for the accuracy and quality of work; take steps to correct mistakes and improve the overall product Job Specific - Every employee in this position must be able to: Demonstrate and apply knowledge of the Westminster Municipal Code, Model Traffic Code for Colorado, Colorado Rules of Evidence, the Colorado Rules of Criminal Procedure, the Colorado Rules of Municipal Procedure, Colorado Code of Judicial Conduct, the U.S. and State Constitutions and the general ordinance, statutory, and case law in Colorado Possess judicial demeanor and ethics Work effectively with judicial colleagues and court staff, and other City departments as necessary Administer equitable, fair, and impartial justice in a timely and courteous manner Protect fundamental rights, promote public safety, and facilitate community reparation through SPIRIT values Leadership - Every employee in this position is accountable to: Foster a participatory organizational climate that is open, positive, reinforcing, and supportive Encourage employees to be accountable for their work and take ownership in what they do Demonstrate leadership and courage by making or supporting decisions that reflect the organizational mission and goals even when the decision may be unpopular to some Demonstrate collaboration and conflict resolution skills with other departments and employees JOB SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS Essential Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities, and Tasks Preside over traffic, criminal, and other municipal code violations adjudicated through the Westminster Municipal Court Act as the Presiding Municipal Court Judge in her absence Work effectively with the Municipal Judge, Court Administrator, and Court staff Participate in the Colorado Municipal Judges' Association, attend judicial meetings, functions, conferences and trainings Maintains regular and punctual attendance Other Duties and Responsibilities Incumbent is accountable for all duties of this job, and other projects and responsibilities that may be added at the City's or Presiding Judge's discretion. POSITION REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS/PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Education, Experience, Skills, Formal Training, Licenses, and Certifications Required : Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year university or college Juris Doctor degree from an accredited institution Licensed member of the Colorado State Bar Association Admitted to the practice of law in Colorado for at least five (5) years Significant criminal law experience as a defense attorney, prosecutor or judge in municipal or state court Any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience, which would provide the required knowledge and skills, may be considered. Physical Requirements Work is sedentary in nature, and requires sufficient physical stamina and strength for: Constant sitting to perform daily tasks; occasional walking through a multilevel facility to retrieve information; frequent standing, sometimes for extended periods Frequent squatting, reaching above shoulder, and twisting to file documents and lift supplies and material; occasional bending, kneeling, climbing, balancing, and reaching below shoulder to store documents, material, and supplies Constant light grasp, fine manipulation, and handling to perform daily duties; occasional firm grasp to safely use equipment Frequent lifting, carrying, and pushing/pulling of up to ten (10) pounds to move material and supplies; occasional lifting and pushing/pulling of up to twenty-five (25) pounds with dollies and carts WORKING CONDITIONS Work is constantly performed indoors and is primarily sedentary office work. Must demonstrate the ability to meet the physical demands of the job, including the ability to retrieve information from various locations in the office when needed. Exposure to periods of high activity and stress under demanding conditions. The position requires a great deal of communication with City employees, the public, and outside agencies. Required Materials and Equipment General office equipment, including telephones, personal computers, printers, copiers, and fax machines PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Background checks will include employment references and criminal history, and when applicable, credit check, driver license record, and education verification Drug screen Must be legally entitled to work in the United States Closing Date/Time: 3/16/2020 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, Colorado, United States
Feb 18, 2020
Full Time
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION People choose Westminster, Colorado, because it is an extraordinary community with an honored past and an even more promising future. Our employees serve with a purpose and embrace our SPIRIT values of Service, Pride, Integrity, Responsibility, Innovation and Teamwork. We are known as a caring, team-oriented working environment with a commitment to excellence. Innovation and creativity are encouraged, where visionary people who want to see their projects and programs implemented thrive. Westminster's work culture encourages passionate, positive and enthusiastic employees. Our mission is clear: We deliver exceptional value and quality of life to our citizens. The Administrative Assistant is a highly responsible administrative support position that handles a variety of complex administrative duties, work problems and situations. This position supports the general administrative needs of Innovation and Communication Division Staff; receives and prioritizes citywide requests for communication support services; organizes, reviews, and compiles cross-departmental innovation project submissions; and assists Staff with research in assigned areas includingcompleting reports, editing City Council meeting agenda memoranda, and submitting budget and financial documents. Employees frequently develop their own procedures to carry out work to relieve the Innovation and Communication Division of many administrative details. The ideal individual will have the ability to independently exercise good judgment in a variety of situations, with strong written and verbal communication, administrative and organizational skills, and possess the ability to maintain a realistic balance among multiple priorities. The incumbent must be able to work under pressure at times to handle a wide variety of activities and confidential matters with discretion. The schedule for this position is Monday through Thursday, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. and may require some work outside of this schedule. In order to be considered for this position, all candidates must attach to their online application, a cover letter and resume (maximum of two pages). The full salary range for this position is stated above. Starting wages are negotiable and dependent on the qualifications and experience of each individual candidate. The City of Westminster offers a bonus of up to $1,500 per year depending on the employee's fluency in Spanish, Hmong, and/or Laotian. ORGANIZATIONAL COMPETENCIES AND CULTURAL VALUES/GENERAL COMPETENCIES The mission of every employee at the City of Westminster is to deliver exceptional value and quality of life through SPIRIT. Each employee is measured by the ability to adhere to the City's core values of Service, Pride, Integrity, Responsibility, Innovation, and Teamwork. This position supports the goals of the City Manager's Office (CMO), which supports and is responsive to the citizens, City Council and the overall City organization. Through leadership by example, CMO progressively manages the city organization, where customer service and empowerment are governing principles, and effectively communicates with internal and external audiences. Every employee is accountable to: Demonstrate a high level of customer service; encourage others to focus on the customer; foster an environment where customer service is a priority Communicate with customers to ensure that, where possible, they are satisfied, and that their needs are being addressed; solicit and evaluate customer feedback Act as an ambassador by understanding and fostering the organization's mission and vision Exhibit pride in self, the department, the City, and the community; conduct self in a professional manner Demonstrate integrity and build trust through credibility, reliability, commitment, loyalty, and ethical behavior Address difficult or contentious issues in a constructive manner Support/promote change; demonstrate flexibility, and take calculated risks when appropriate Participate in personal growth opportunities, and attend trainings designed to enhance capacity to bring new skills and ideas to the job and the organization Work to continuously improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the service or product being delivered Demonstrate support for team efforts by accepting new roles and responsibilities, and helping others achieve objectives Value diversity; demonstrate an awareness of differences; demonstrate sensitivity, and adapt behaviors and communication to accommodate these differences GENERAL COMPETENCIES Citywide - Every employee in this position is accountable to: Establish effective interpersonal relationships through honest, open communication and follow-through on commitments Recognize personal strengths and weaknesses, and target areas for personal self-development Demonstrate initiative in performing job tasks Exhibit problem-solving skills leading to sound judgment and quality decisions Achieve goals, and handle assigned workload and new assignments effectively; demonstrate an ability to work independently Communicate effectively with individuals and groups using clear and concise verbal and written communications Demonstrate accountability for work, and take ownership in job performance Demonstrate concern for the accuracy and quality of work; take steps to correct mistakes and improve the overall product Job Specific - Every employee in this position must be able to: Demonstrate considerable knowledge of business English, grammatical construction, spelling, punctuation, arithmetic, and possession of an excellent vocabulary Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the public Demonstrate considerable knowledge of modern office practices, procedures and equipment Empathize and establish rapport and good working relationships with employees, the public and outside firms Demonstrate skill in the operation of word processing equipment including personal computer (minimum typing speed of 40 wpm) and various software, transcribing equipment, copy machines, fax machines, scanners, and printers Demonstrate skill in programs applicable to flyer development, correspondence, and research, such as Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook Assemble, organize, analyze, and present in written and oral form, statistical, financial, and factual information derived from a variety of sources Effectively support the administrative needs of the division and city staff in a proactive, responsive and organized manner Demonstrate exceptional interpersonal skills and emotional intelligence in order to build positive relationships with City leadership, citizens and Staff Demonstrate knowledge of management and executive support practices including ability to anticipate needs, create and follow procedures and possess strong organizational skills Ability to operate independently with sound judgment and discernment, plus effectively interact in a team environment Engenders confidence and credibility with courage, tact and diplomacy Set up and type a variety of letters, memos, reports, agendas, minutes, ordinances, and resolutions; maintain moderately complexreports and prepare detailed reports from such records Rapidly acquire considerable knowledge of legal, administrative, operational, and procedural regulations and practices applicable to the department Develop work methods and procedures with initiative and judgment, and use resourcefulness and tact in meeting new problems Leadership - Every employee in this position is accountable to: Foster a participatory organizational climate that is open, positive, reinforcing, and supportive Encourage employees to be accountable for their work and take ownership in what they do Demonstrate leadership and courage by making or supporting decisions that reflect the organizational mission and goals even when the decision may be unpopular to some Demonstrate collaboration and conflict resolution skills with other departments and employees JOB SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS Essential Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities, and Tasks 1. Provides high level customer service to City employees, public officials, and citizens 2. Acts as administrative support staff in highly functioning professional environment, with duties including: Assisting Innovation and Communication staff in maintaining and managing calendars Assisting the preparation of correspondence, press releases, and other material on general and technical subjects in an accurate and timely manner and often under short time frames Receiving and hosting visitors Routing and processing mail Answering telephones Maintaining correspondence files Scheduling meetings and making reservations Processing expenditure reports Processing purchase orders Processing purchasing cards Performs project research as requested by the Innovation and Communication Manager Conducts research, analyzes and compiles data for departmental and City use 3. Provides high level office support to department, including: Typing from copy, rough draft, or general instructions, letters, memos, contracts, agenda memos, staff reports or other documents of confidential, general and technical subjects Coordinating and hosting social functions Tracking department deadlines and due dates for routine items Participating in department meetings, and preparing minutes or notes Maintaining department paper and electronic document filing system Maintaining office supplies through established methods for requisitioning, purchasing, receiving, distributing, and recording perpetual inventory 4. Processes department purchase orders and invoices, including: Maintaining balances, and reconciling department budget Maintaining the recording of expenditures including mileage and petty cash reimbursements Assisting staff with purchasing card tracking and preparation for processing Assisting in the yearly preparation of the department budget 5. Assists in project management including: Reviewing, entering, prioritizing, and tracking citywide communication support requests and citywide idea submission for innovation projects through a project management system Preparing a variety of reports for the Innovation and Communication Division 6. Maintains regular and punctual attendance Other Duties and Responsibilities May on occasion, drive a vehicle to and from meetings at other locations and to pick up supplies Incumbent is accountable for all duties of this job, and other projects and responsibilities may be added at the City's discretion. POSITION REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS/PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Education, Experience, Skills, Formal Training, Licenses, and Certifications Required : Graduation from high school or GED Three (3) years of experience in a high public contact administrative assistant position Experience and proficiency of computer word processing (40 WPM with accuracy) Proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, and Power Point), Adobe Acrobat, and social media web platforms - Knowledge of general office practices, record keeping, scheduling and expense tracking Maintain valid driver's license and safe driving record for continued employment Preferred : Bilingual fluency in Spanish preferred, Hmong, and/or Laotian College level courses in business administration or public administration or related subjects Experience supporting marketing, communication, or innovation functions Experience with project management and/or customer relationship management (CRM) platforms Experience working in municipal government Any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience, which would provide the required knowledge and skills, may be considered. Physical Requirements Work is sedentary in nature and requires sufficient physical stamina and strength for: Constant sitting to perform daily tasks; occasional walking through a multilevel facility to retrieve information; frequent standing, sometimes for extended periods Frequent squatting, reaching above shoulder, and twisting to file documents and lift supplies and material; occasional bending, kneeling, climbing, balancing, and reaching below shoulder to store documents, material, and supplies Constant light grasp, fine manipulation, and handling to perform daily duties; occasional firm grasp to safely use equipment Frequent lifting, carrying, and pushing and/or pulling of up to ten (10) pounds to move material and supplies; occasional lifting, pushing and/or pulling of up to twenty-five (25) pounds with dollies and carts WORKING CONDITIONS Work is generally performed indoors although attendance at special events and outdoor events may be occasionally required. This is primarily sedentary office work. Must demonstrate the ability to meet the physical demands of the job, including the ability to retrieve information from various locations in the office when needed. Exposure to periods of high activity and stress under demanding conditions. The position requires a great deal of communication with City employees, the public, and outside agencies. Individual may be required to attend meetings and events in different locations and during evenings or weekends. Required Materials and Equipment General office equipment including personal computers, telephone, copy machine, and calculator. PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Background checks will include employment references and criminal history, and when applicable, credit check, driver license record, and education verification Drug screen Must be legally entitled to work in the United States Closing Date/Time: 3/2/2020 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, Colorado, United States
Feb 18, 2020
Full Time
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION People choose Westminster, Colorado, because it is an extraordinary community with an honored past and an even more promising future. Our employees serve with a purpose and embrace our SPIRIT values of Service, Pride, Integrity, Responsibility, Innovation and Teamwork. We are known as a caring, team-oriented working environment with a commitment to excellence. Innovation and creativity are encouraged, where visionary people who want to see their projects and programs implemented thrive. Westminster's work culture encourages passionate, positive and enthusiastic employees. Our mission is clear: We deliver exceptional value and quality of life to our citizens. This is a highly responsible administrative position that assists the City Manager in duties pertaining to the City Manager's Office, City Council and Staff. The position is the primary point of contact for internal and external customers regarding all matters pertaining to the City Manager and serves as a liaison to the community, City Council, the Department Heads and senior management teams. This position is responsible for complex calendar and schedule management, coordinating executive outreach and external relations efforts, and oversees special projects. The successful candidate must be able to anticipate the needs of the City Manager in preparation for meetings and events and must be proactive, detail oriented, and enjoy working within an environment that is mission-driven, results focused, and community minded. The incumbent will have the ability to independently exercise good judgment, possess strong administrative, organizational, and written and verbal communication skills, and, maintain a realistic balance among multiple priorities. The incumbent must be able to work under pressure to handle a wide variety of activities and confidential matters with discretion. This position is specific to supporting the administrative needs of the City Manager. The schedule for this position is Monday through Thursday, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. and may require some work outside this schedule. The full salary range for this position is stated above. Starting wages are negotiable and dependent on the qualifications and experience of each individual candidate. The City of Westminster offers a bonus of up to $1,500 per year depending on the employee's fluency in Spanish, Hmong, and/or Laotian. ORGANIZATIONAL COMPETENCIES AND CULTURAL VALUES/GENERAL COMPETENCIES The mission of every employee at the City of Westminster is to deliver exceptional value and quality of life through SPIRIT. Each employee is measured by the ability to adhere to the City's core values of Service, Pride, Integrity, Responsibility, Innovation, and Teamwork. This position supports the goals of the City Manager's Office (CMO), which supports and is responsive to the citizens, City Council, and overall city organization. Through leadership by example, the CMO progressively manages the City organization, where customer service and empowerment are governing principles, and effectively communicates with internal and external audiences. The CMO is the ambassador of the City and strives to be the best at what they do. Every employee is accountable to: Demonstrate a high level of customer service; encourage others to focus on the customer; foster an environment where customer service is a priority Communicate with customers to ensure that, where possible, they are satisfied, and that their needs are being addressed; solicit and evaluate customer feedback Act as an ambassador by understanding and fostering the organization's mission and vision Exhibit pride in self, the department, the city, and the community; conduct self in a professional manner Demonstrate integrity and build trust through credibility, reliability, commitment, loyalty, and ethical behavior Address difficult or contentious issues in a constructive manner Support/promote change; demonstrate flexibility, and take calculated risks when appropriate Participate in personal growth opportunities, and attend trainings designed to enhance capacity to bring new skills and ideas to the job and the organization Work to continuously improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the service or product being delivered Demonstrate support for team efforts by accepting new roles and responsibilities, and helping others achieve objectives Value diversity; demonstrate an awareness of differences; demonstrate sensitivity, and adapt behaviors and communication to accommodate these differences GENERAL COMPETENCIES Citywide - Every employee in this position is accountable to: Establish effective interpersonal relationships through honest, open communication and follow-through on commitments Recognize personal strengths and weaknesses, and target areas for personal self-development Demonstrate initiative in performing job tasks Exhibit problem-solving skills leading to sound judgment and quality decisions Achieve goals, and handle assigned workload and new assignments effectively; demonstrate an ability to work independently Communicate effectively with individuals and groups using clear and concise verbal and written communications Demonstrate accountability for work, and take ownership in job performance Demonstrate concern for the accuracy and quality of work; take steps to correct mistakes and improve the overall product Job Specific - Every employee in this position must be able to: Effectively support the City Manager's Office Staff and City Council in a proactive, responsive and organized manner Demonstrate exceptional interpersonal skills and emotional intelligence in order to build positive relationships with City Council, Citizens and Staff Demonstrate knowledge of management and executive support practices including ability to anticipate needs, create and follow procedures and possess strong organizational skills Operate independently with sound judgment and discernment, plus effectively interact in a team environment Elicit information effectively and convey concise, accurate explanations of ordinances, policies, procedures, and requirements Develop work methods and procedures with initiative and good judgment, and use resourcefulness and tact in addressing problems Maintain administrative and general records, compose effective correspondence and independently handle routine office management details Adjust rapidly to reprioritized work schedules Engender confidence and credibility with courage, tact and diplomacy Coordinate projects involving multiple individuals in a variety of departments to achieve a quality result or product Leadership - Every employee in this position is accountable to: Foster a participatory organizational climate that is open, positive, reinforcing, and supportive Encourage employees to be accountable for their work and take ownership in what they do Demonstrate leadership and courage by making or supporting decisions that reflect the organizational mission and goals even when the decision may be unpopular to some Demonstrate collaboration and conflict resolution skills with other departments and employees JOB SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS Essential Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities, and Tasks 1. Performs professional and executive level work to support the City Manager in their administration of duties, including: Manages and maintains an extremely active calendar including complex agendas and detailed travel plans and itineraries Works closely and effectively with the City Manager on upcoming commitments and responsibilities Anticipates the needs of the City Manager in preparation for meetings and events and provides follow up when appropriate Bridges smooth communication between the City Manager's Office and internal departments; demonstrates leadership to maintain credibility, trust and support with senior management staff, and provides access to the City Manager when appropriate Researches, prioritizes, and follows-up on issues and concerns addressed to the City Manager Prioritizes conflicting needs, handles matters expeditiously, proactively, and follows-through on projects to successful completion, often with deadline pressures Handles crisis situations with appropriate temperament, decorum and tact, and employs appropriate resources and discernment in bringing them to successful resolution Completes expense and purchasing card reports 2. Acts as a City Council support and liaison, including: Serves as the City Manager's administrative liaison to City Council Maintains discretion and confidentiality in relationships with all City Council members Anticipates the needs of City Councilors and ensures that requests from City Council for support and service are handled in a timely, thorough and professional manner Demonstrates loyalty to City Council, the City Manager, as well as senior leadership, and assists these key leaders in moving the mission, vision and strategic plan of the City of Westminster forward 3. Effectively communicates information clearly and concisely, verbally and in writing to City Council, Citizens and Staff Composes, organizes and tracks appropriate and timely correspondence to and from the City Manager that is often confidential in nature 4. Provides leadership to build relationships crucial to the success of the organization Follows up on commitments of the City Manager and supports the cultivation of ongoing relationships 5. Leads special projects, plans and organizes standard to unique and specialized events, and plans and acts as meeting coordinator as appropriate 6. Supports decisions of leadership that reflect the organizational mission and goals 7. Maintains regular and punctual attendance Other Duties and Responsibilities 1. Supports City Manager during regular work week as well as evenings and weekends as necessary 2.Possesses a valid driver's license and maintains safe driving record 3. Maintains regular and punctual attendance Incumbent is accountable for all duties of this job, and other projects and responsibilities may be added at the City's discretion. POSITION REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS/PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Education, Experience, Skills, Formal Training, Licenses, and Certifications Required : Graduation from high school or GED Five (5) years progressively responsible professional level work supporting C-level executives or highest level City/County Management leaders Proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, and Power Point), Adobe Acrobat, and Social Media web platforms-must be able to type 40 words per minute with accuracy) Knowledge of general office practices, record keeping, scheduling and expense tracking Maintains valid driver's license and safe driving record for continued employment Preferred : Graduation from a four-year college or university Any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience, which would provide the required knowledge and skills, may be considered. Physical Requirements Work is sedentary in nature, and requires sufficient physical stamina and strength for: Constant sitting to perform daily tasks; occasional walking through a multi- level facility to retrieve information; frequent standing, sometimes for extended periods Frequent squatting, reaching above shoulder, and twisting to file documents and lift supplies and material; occasional bending, kneeling, climbing, balancing, and reaching below shoulder to store documents, material, and supplies Constant light grasp, fine manipulation, and handling to perform daily duties; occasional firm grasp to safely use equipment Frequent lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling, and lifting of up to ten (10) pounds to move material and supplies; occasional pushing, pulling, and lifting of up to twenty-five (25) pounds with dollies and carts WORKING CONDITIONS Work is constantly performed indoors and is primarily sedentary office work. Must demonstrate the ability to meet the physical demands of the job, including the ability to retrieve information from various locations in the office when needed. Exposure to periods of high activity and high stress under demanding conditions. The position requires a great deal of communication with City Council, Department Heads, senior management teams, City employees, the public, and outside agencies. Required Materials and Equipment Computer terminal, keyboard, typewriter, printer, telephone, switchboard, fax machine, photocopy machine, transcriber, calculator, postage scale and meter, books, files, paper shredder, scanner, and other standard office equipment. PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Background checks will include employment references and criminal history, and when applicable, credit check, driver license record, and education verification Drug screen Must be legally entitled to work in the United States Closing Date/Time: 3/2/2020 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, Colorado, United States
Feb 14, 2020
Seasonal
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION The Summer Camp Aide assists the Summer Camp Leaders and Supervisors with the design, development, and implementation of an exciting, safe, and fun-filled experience for participants in the Youth and Teen program. This position requires a minimum of 125 hours of documented work or volunteer experience with school-age children, ages 5 to 15. This position works at one of the City's three campsites, City Park, Countryside, or Westminster Academy of International Studies. Camp Aides are scheduled to work between 32 and 35 hours per week between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Staff cannot take more than five days of time off during Camp. For safety purposes, all electronic device usage (cell phone, etc.)is prohibited during Summer Camp Operations. Recreation staff have the primary responsibility of ensuring the safety of program participants. This position is classified as safety-sensitive due to the nature of the work. Employees in this position may be subject to random drug testing and/or heightened supervision per the personnel policies and rules. The full salary range for this position is stated above. The starting range of pay is dependent on qualifications and experience of each individual candidate. ORGANIZATIONAL COMPETENCIES AND CULTURAL VALUES/GENERAL COMPETENCIES The mission of every employee at the City of Westminster is to deliver exceptional value and quality of life through SPIRIT. Each employee is measured by the ability to adhere to the City's core values of Service, Pride, Integrity, Responsibility, Innovation, and Teamwork. This position supports the goals of the Parks, Recreation, and Libraries Department, which enhances the quality of life for all Westminster citizens by providing diverse leisure, recreational, and informational services and resources; and acquiring, developing, and maintaining first-class parks, facilities, open space, and trails. This position works toward the accomplishment of the department's mission: Together we create exceptional opportunities for a vibrant community with a commitment to nature, wellness and literacy. GENERAL COMPETENCIES Job Specific - Every employee in this position must be able to: Provide leadership to participants using the SPIRIT values of the City Understand and carry out oral and written instructions Assist in planning, organizing, and implementing engaging activities for a specific assigned age group Relate well to both children and young adults Respond quickly and calmly in emergency situations Provide proper authority to children Deal tactfully with the public, and establish effective working relationships with other employees in all different work groups Demonstrate knowledge of outdoor activities, including games and sports Demonstrates creativity and self-motivation All employees are expected to provide excellent customer service, communicate in an effective manner both verbally and in writing, display professionalism and integrity, work efficiently, effectively and accurately, work independently and as part of a team, take initiative, solve problems, display good judgment, take ownership for delivering a high quality product or service, have regular and punctual attendance, and effectively handle emergency situations. JOB SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS Essential Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities, and Tasks Assists in the planning and organizing of activities in the areas of crafts, sports, games, special events, and field trips with other camp leaders Provides a safe environment for the participants Complies with licensing regulations Administers basic first aid Helps to maintain equipment and supplies Maintains regular and punctual attendance Other Duties and Responsibilities Attends staff meetings Provides additional assistance to special needs children Drives a golf cart (City Park location only) Incumbent is accountable for all duties of this job, and other projects and responsibilities may be added at the City's discretion. POSITION REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS/PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Education, Experience, Skills, Formal Training, Licenses, and Certifications Required : Must be at least 16 years old At least 125 hours of documented work or volunteer experience with school-age children, five to 15 years of age First Aid, CPR and AED certification (provided during training when necessary) Current and valid driver's license, safe driving record, and maintain a safe driving record for continued employment (City Park location only) Preferred : Any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience, which would provide the required knowledge and skills, may be considered. Physical Requirements This position requires a moderate degree of physical stamina and strength, including the ability to: Frequently sit, stand and walk through a multi-level facility Occasionally squat, bend, kneel, twist, climb, balance and reach over head Occasionally lift, carry, push or pull items weighing up to fifty (50) pounds Frequently use hands and fingers for fine manipulation; occasionally use light and firm grasp Frequently see objects up close to perform office tasks and far away to observe activity for safety hazards or problems Constantly use hearing to interact with guests and staff and recognize trouble outside of view Occasionally use sufficient physical strength, stamina and agility to perform emergency work in various capacities WORKING CONDITIONS Work is constantly performed indoors and outdoors with exposure to extreme temperatures. Work is performed in a high public use recreation facility where loud noise and multiple events and activities at one time may cause a distraction. Exposure to periods of high activity and stress under demanding conditions. The position requires a great deal of communication with City employees, the public, and outside agencies. PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Candidates must be legally entitled to work in the United States and must successfully pass a criminal background check, reference check, fingerprinting and substance screen. There may be additional pre-employment requirements depending on the nature of the position. We are a caring, courteous, team-oriented organization committed to public service excellence. Employees thrive in a culture that is respectful, professional and diverse. Our work culture encourages passionate, positive and enthusiastic employees. Westminster is a drug-free workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer. Closing Date/Time: 7/6/2020 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, Colorado, United States
Feb 14, 2020
Part Time
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION People choose Westminster, Colorado, because it is an extraordinary community with an honored past and an even more promising future. Our employees serve with a purpose and embrace our SPIRIT values of Service, Pride, Integrity, Responsibility, Innovation and Teamwork. We are known as a caring, team-oriented working environment with a commitment to excellence. Innovation and creativity are encouraged, where visionary people who want to see their projects and programs implemented thrive. Westminster's work culture encourages passionate, positive and enthusiastic employees. Our mission is clear: We deliver exceptional value and quality of life to our citizens. The Lead Lifeguard position is responsible for ensuring the safety of guests, surveillance of the pool facility and surrounding areas, and enforcement of policies, rules, guidelines, and regulations governing the conduct of patrons using municipal swimming pools. This position assists management in mentoring and training hourly lifeguards and with monthly staff in-services. The lead lifeguard is responsible for taking initiative and motivating hourly lifeguard staff with daily tasks and initiating the Emergency Action Plan. This is a safety-sensitive position. Position requires working evenings, weekends, and holidays, and requires the ability to travel to work at all City facility pools as needed. We are currently hiring for three part-time benefitedpositions: two part-timepositions at 32 hours per week (.8 FTE) and one part-time position at 24 hours per week (.6 FTE). The full salary range for this position is stated above. The starting range of pay is dependent on qualifications and experience of each individual candidate. The City of Westminster offers a bonus of up to $1,500 per year depending on the employee's fluency in Spanish, Hmong, and/or Laotian. ORGANIZATIONAL COMPETENCIES AND CULTURAL VALUES/GENERAL COMPETENCIES The mission of every employee at the City of Westminster is to deliver exceptional value and quality of life through SPIRIT. Each employee is measured by the ability to adhere to the City's core values of Service, Pride, Integrity, Responsibility, Innovation, and Teamwork. This position supports the goals of the Parks, Recreation and Libraries Department, which enhances the quality of life for all Westminster citizens by providing diverse leisure, recreational and informational services and resources; and acquiring, developing and maintaining first-class parks, facilities, open space and recreational trails. This position works towards the accomplishment of the Departments mission: "Together we create exceptional opportunities for a vibrant community with a commitment to nature, wellness and literacy." Every employee is accountable to: Demonstrate a high level of customer service; encourage others to focus on the customer; foster an environment where customer service is a priority Communicate with customers to ensure that, where possible, they are satisfied, and that their needs are being addressed; solicit and evaluate customer feedback Act as an ambassador by understanding and fostering the organization's mission and vision Exhibit pride in self, the department, the city, and the community; conduct self in a professional manner Demonstrate integrity and build trust through credibility, reliability, commitment, loyalty, and ethical behavior Address difficult or contentious issues in a constructive manner Support/promote change; demonstrate flexibility, and take calculated risks when appropriate Participate in personal growth opportunities, and attend trainings designed to enhance capacity to bring new skills and ideas to the job and the organization Work to continuously improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the service or product being delivered Demonstrate support for team efforts by accepting new roles and responsibilities, and helping others achieve objectives Value diversity; demonstrate an awareness of differences; demonstrate sensitivity, and adapt behaviors and communication to accommodate these differences GENERAL COMPETENCIES Citywide - Every employee in this position is accountable to: Establish effective interpersonal relationships through honest, open communication and follow-through on commitments Recognize personal strengths and weaknesses, and target areas for personal self-development Demonstrate initiative in performing job tasks Exhibit problem-solving skills leading to sound judgment and quality decisions Achieve goals, and handle assigned workload and new assignments effectively; demonstrate an ability to work independently Communicate effectively with individuals and groups using clear and concise verbal and written communication Demonstrate accountability for work and take ownership in job performance Demonstrate concern for the accuracy and quality of work; take steps to correct mistakes and improve the overall product Job Specific - Every employee in this position must be able to: Demonstrate preventative lifeguarding and current lifeguard techniques, standards, and procedures related to rescue of drowning swimmers or any user in a distressful situation in or around the swimming pool Act quickly and calmly in emergency situations, making proper judgments as to the correct course of action Rescue swimmers in danger of drowning, regardless of situation and even if possible drowning victim resists rescue efforts Pass the City of Westminster's swim and lifeguard skills test Demonstrate first aid procedures common on swimming pool operations Demonstrate CPR and rescue breathing skills within certification standards and the use of an AED (Automated External Defibrillator) Work courteously with the public and support the City guest/host philosophy and SPIRIT values Instruct swimming classes of various age groups and ability levels Enforce pool safety rules firmly and courteously with the public in a professional manner Assist hourly lifeguards with enforcing or communicating rules to the public Use cleaning agents, brushes, and scrub pads on pool surfaces and aquatics equipment and assist supervisor team in training for safe use of such products Use computers for e-mail communication through Outlook and for timesheet entry JOB SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS Essential Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities, and Tasks Monitor activities in swimming pool areas and take action to prevent drowning, injuries, or accidents Take the lead role and initiate the Emergency Action Plan as necessary Monitor and insure completion of opening and closing duties Take initiative to perform cleaning duties including but not limited to pool, locker rooms, and deck Test water quality and make necessary adjustments to comply with established health standards Maintain and practice the City of Westminster guest host philosophy Conduct classes in swimming for various age groups and levels of ability Assist with leading monthly in-service trainings and lead lifeguard meetings as scheduled Demonstrate leadership, take initiative and make recommendations for safe lifeguard ratios and rotations Maintain regular and punctual attendance Other Duties and Responsibilities Maintain records of water quality, activity levels and usage Lead by example in a professional manner Keep management apprised of any operational or staff issues that are observed Assist and participate in staff motivation to complete daily tasks Assist, act as a leader, and set example to other lifeguards on proper class instruction and lifeguard skills Incumbent is accountable for all duties of this job, and other projects and responsibilities may be added at the City's discretion. POSITION REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS/PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Education, Experience, Skills, Formal Training, Licenses, and Certifications Required : High school diploma or GED Must be at least 18 years of age One (1) full year of experience as a lifeguard at a year-round public pool or two (2) summer seasons at a seasonal pool CPR/AED for Lifeguards certification, Basic First Aid certification, and Lifeguard Training certification Preferred : Two (2) full years of experience as a lifeguard at a year-round public pool StarGuard Lifeguard Certification One full year of experience teaching swimming lessons at skill levels beginner, intermediate, and advanced Any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience, which would provide the required knowledge and skills, may be considered. Physical Requirements Work performed is physical in nature and involves sufficient physical strength and stamina: Constant sitting, standing, and walking throughout pool area to observe patrons' adherence to facility rules, and inspect for safety hazards Constant near and far visual acuity to observe pools for possible troubled swimmers and safety hazards; constant audial acuity to be aware of troubled individual that may be out of line of sight Frequent crouching/squatting, kneeling, and bending/twisting to perform pool maintenance and rescue duties; frequent climbing and balancing to ascent and descend elevated lifeguard stands Frequent light grasp to hold rescue tubes throughout shift and safely use maintenance items; occasional firm grasp and fine motor skills to perform water testing, first aid, and other emergency functions Occasional reaching overheard to pull up to lifeguard stands; frequent reaching below shoulder to perform pool maintenance and emergency functions Occasional lifting of ten (10) pounds from floor to overhead to move equipment and supplies; occasional lifting of up to seventy-five (75) pounds from floor to chest to assist in moving furniture, equipment, and patrons on backboards Occasionally carry seventy-five (75) pounds up to fifty (50) feet and fifty (50) pounds up to 100 feet to perform emergency rescues; occasionally push/pull seventy-five (75) pounds to remove individuals from pool area in an emergency situation, and set up bleachers for events and lane ropes for lap swim WORKING CONDITIONS Work is constantly performed in a high volume indoor pool setting with constant exposure to loud noise and wet/humid conditions. Work includes periods of high activity and stress during emergency situations. Sufficient physical strength, stamina, and conditioning are needed to rescue swimmers in danger of drowning who may resist rescue. Required Materials and Equipment Knowledge of lifeguard equipment to include but not limited to rescue tubes, backboards, bag valve masks, AED, whistles, chemical testing kits, basic pool chemicals, telephones, two-way radios, and megaphones. Uses cleaning chemicals and cleaning equipment such as pool vacuum, hose, pressure washer, and scrubbers. Operates personal computers and other standard office equipment. PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Background checks will include employment references and criminal history Drug screen Physical Must be legally entitled to work in the United States Must be able to provide proof all required certifications are current by the first day of employment Must be able to pass the City of Westminster's swim and lifeguard skills test, and demonstrate CPR, rescue breathing skills, and the use of an AED Closing Date/Time: 3/2/2020 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, Colorado, United States
Feb 14, 2020
Full Time
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION People choose Westminster, Colorado, because it is an extraordinary community with an honored past and an even more promising future. Our employees serve with a purpose and embrace our SPIRIT values of Service, Pride, Integrity, Responsibility, Innovation and Teamwork. We are known as a caring, team-oriented working environment with a commitment to excellence. Innovation and creativity are encouraged, where visionary people who want to see their projects and programs implemented thrive. Westminster's work culture encourages passionate, positive and enthusiastic employees. Our mission is clear: We deliver exceptional value and quality of life to our citizens. The Mechanic I-Golf is a skilled journeyman mechanic position responsible for the maintenance and repair of all golf course maintenance equipment, clubhouse golf cart fleet, tractors, trailers and other related equipment. Work involves servicing and repairing mowers, utility vehicles, PTO driven equipment, tractors, golf carts, routine Fleet mandated services on trucks assigned to the golf courses and other related equipment. Work is performed under the general direction of the Golf Course Superintendent and is assigned orally or through daily, weekly and monthly maintenance schedules. This position may also be required to assist with golf course maintenance and snow removal operations as necessary. The full salary range for this position is stated above. The starting range of pay is dependent on qualifications and experience of each individual candidate. The City of Westminster offers a bonus of up to $1,500 per year depending on the employee's fluency in Spanish, Hmong, and/or Laotian. ORGANIZATIONAL COMPETENCIES AND CULTURAL VALUES/GENERAL COMPETENCIES The mission of every employee at the City of Westminster is to deliver exceptional value and quality of life through SPIRIT. Each employee is measured by the ability to adhere to the City's core values of Service, Pride, Integrity, Responsibility, Innovation, and Teamwork. This position supports the goals of the Parks, Recreation and Libraries Department, which enhances the quality of life for all Westminster citizens by providing diverse leisure, recreational and informational services and resources; and acquiring, developing and maintaining first-class parks, facilities, open space and recreational trails. This position works towards the accomplishment of the Departments mission: "Together we create exceptional opportunities for a vibrant community with a commitment to nature, wellness and literacy." Every employee is accountable to: Demonstrate a high level of customer service; encourage others to focus on the customer; foster an environment where customer service is a priority Communicate with customers to ensure that, where possible, they are satisfied and that their needs are being addressed; solicit and evaluate customer feedback Act as an ambassador by understanding and fostering the organization's mission and vision Exhibit pride in self, the department, the city and the community; conduct self in a professional manner Demonstrate integrity and build trust through credibility, reliability, commitment, loyalty and ethical behavior Address difficult or contentious issues in a constructive manner Support/promote change; demonstrate flexibility and takes calculated risks when appropriate Participate in personal growth opportunities and attend trainings designed to enhance capacity to bring new skills and ideas to the job and the organization Work to continuously improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the service or product being delivered Demonstrate support for team efforts by accepting new roles and responsibilities, and helping others achieve objectives Value diversity; demonstrate an awareness of differences; demonstrate sensitivity and adapt behaviors and communication to accommodate these differences GENERAL COMPETENCIES Citywide - Every employee in this position is accountable to: Establish effective interpersonal relationships through honest, open communication and follow-through on commitments Recognize personal strengths and weaknesses and target areas for personal self-development Demonstrate initiative in performing job tasks Exhibit problem-solving skills leading to sound judgment and quality decisions Achieve goals, handle assigned workload and new assignments effectively; demonstrate an ability to work independently Communicate effectively with individuals and groups using clear and concise verbal and written communications Demonstrate accountability for work and take ownership in job performance Demonstrate concern for the accuracy and quality of work; take steps to correct mistakes and improve the overall product Job Specific - Every employee in this position must be able to: Demonstrate thorough knowledge of: Any and all golf course maintenance equipment Necessary skills to troubleshoot and repair complex hydraulic systems used on turf equipment Proficient in the use of varied diagnostic tools in determining issues with equipment or golf cart fleet Maintenance of equipment, organizational skills and the ability to utilize a desktop computer in the establishment of a preventative equipment maintenance and inventory control software program Skills necessary to maintain precise cutting units through the use of state-of-the-art grinding equipment and bench setting equipment Equipment operating procedures, people skills, and communication skills to train new employees on preventative maintenance policies and procedures Work safety rules and procedures Demonstrate knowledge of principles and repair methods of internal combustion and diesel engines, transmissions/drivelines and fuel systems Demonstrate skill in interpersonal relations to direct the work of others with positive results Maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, supervisors, subordinates, vendors and other City employees and the public Use different types of welding and fabrication equipment Follow oral and written instructions and accurately fill required forms Read and interpret schematics, service manuals, and manufacturer instructions Grind reels, determine proper bed knife relief angles and back lapping skills Operate or learn to operate a wide array of equipment, tractors and utility vehicles JOB SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS Essential Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities and Tasks 1. Responsible for maintenance and repair of equipment: Planning, organizing, prioritizing and scheduling preventative maintenance and repairs to all golf course maintenance equipment and utility vehicles, and minor repairs to heavy equipment (tractors, dump trailers, PTO driven equipment etc.); major repairs to heavy equipment may be necessary Coordinating all equipment maintenance activities assuring maintenance and repair needs meet seasonal and operational expectations of the golf course operation Directing part-time/seasonal employees in the preventative maintenance and repair of golf carts, and performs non-routine maintenance and repair on golf carts Performing routine preventative maintenance work such as oil changes and chassis lubrication on all golf course related equipment and Fleet assigned trucks Grinding, sharpening and adjusting cutting units and blades, and at times directs the completion of this function via full-time or part-time employees 2. Manages annual budgeted funds through an inventory cost control system assuring adequate equipment repair parts inventory are maintained in relationship to available funding 3. Fabricates and welds with electric and gas welders and makes cuts with gas torch to tailor-make items unique to a specific job 4. Uses personal computer generated program to plan, organize, and schedule preventative maintenance of all golf course equipment 5. Diagnoses problems as well as repairs or replaces various equipment including: Diagnosing problems in electrical, fuel, and hydraulic systems and in various mechanical components Repairing and/or rebuilding engines, transmissions, differentials, drivelines, brakes, gearboxes, hydraulic and fuel systems and related golf course equipment systems and components Repairing and replacing all equipment, utility vehicle and truck tires Performing on course repairs as required in varied weather conditions Replacing non-repairable items such as shocks, tires, bulbs and brake shoes 6. Maintains regular and punctual attendance Other Duties and Responsibilities 1. Recommends operating budget for golf course equipment repair parts based on an evaluation of existing inventory of supplies and projected needs 2. Works directly with Golf Course Superintendent to formulate the lease/purchase of over one (1) million dollars in equipment every five (5) to seven (7) years 3. Aids in the training of subordinates in the proper and safe use of mechanical equipment 4. Assists the Golf Course Superintendent in training new employees in preventative maintenance 5. Maintains and repairs snow removal equipment 6. Monitors and places all fuel and lubricant orders 7. Responsible for ordering of general shop supplies 8. Test-drives a variety of equipment upon completion or repair 9. Cleans shop area and equipment/vehicles as necessary 10. Performs on course maintenance duties at the discretion of the Golf Course Superintendent Incumbent is accountable for all duties of this job and other projects and responsibilities may be added at the City's discretion. POSITION REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS/PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Education, Experience, Skills, Formal Training, Licenses and Certifications Required : High school degree or GED Two (2) years of experience in golf course equipment repair which would include maintenance and repair of heavy equipment such as tractors, mowers and single axle trucks Possesses a valid driver's license and maintains a safe driving record throughout employment Preferred : Some experience in the use of a personal computer to maintain work records and preventative maintenance schedules Any equivalent combination of education, training and experience, which would provide the required knowledge and skills, may be considered Physical Requirements Work performed is physical in nature and sufficient physical stamina and strength are needed to: Constantly stand and walk to perform routine maintenance on golf course equipment; Occasionally sit to perform office tasks Frequently squat, bend, kneel, twist, occasionally crawl, climb, balance, and reach overhead and constantly below shoulder to assess and repair vehicles and machinery daily Frequent light/firm grasps, handling and fine manipulation to properly use tools, equipment and perform repairs on small engines Occasional step up/down and actuate mechanism to safely enter/exit and operate golf carts, riding mowers and vehicles Constant near/far acuity to observe equipment and vehicle for maintenance needs and safety hazards and perform office tasks; Constant hearing to effectively communicate with guests, staff and to be aware of any possible dangers while on golf course Occasional lifting of up to twenty-five (25) pounds from floor to overhead to stock materials, tires, parts, supplies and lower baskets; Occasional lifting of up to eighty (80) pounds from floor to waist and carrying of up to eighty (80) pounds fifteen (15) feet to move supplies and equipment to work site and storage; Occasional pushing/pulling of up to 100 pounds to transport brooms, mowers, push reels and other maintenance supplies and broken equipment and vehicles throughout course to maintenance shed for repair WORKING CONDITIONS Work is constantly performed indoor and occasionally outdoor with constant exposure to extreme weather. This work is performed year round in the repair shop and in the field under inclement and severe weather and working conditions. Working conditions include close proximity to moving vehicles, mechanical parts, and to heavy equipment. Exposure to exhaust and other fumes, odors, dust, noise, and vibrations does exist. Must be able to drive or learn to drive a wide-range of vehicles and equipment with automatic and manual transmissions. Required Materials and Equipment Hand tools and power tools. Test equipment such as voltmeters, accugauge and angle locators reel and bedknife grinders, electric and gas welders, gas cutting torch, hydraulic lifts; personal computer based preventative maintenance; general office equipment, including phone, calculator, two-way radio, computer terminals, photocopier, computer applications, and printers. PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Background checks will include employment references and criminal history and when applicable, credit check, driver's license record, education verification Pre-employment drug screen Pre-employment physical Must be legally entitled to work in the United State Closing Date/Time: 3/2/2020 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, Colorado, United States
Feb 14, 2020
Seasonal
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION People choose Westminster, Colorado, because it is an extraordinary community with an honored past and an even more promising future. Our employees serve with a purpose and embrace our SPIRIT values of Service, Pride, Integrity, Responsibility, Innovation and Teamwork. We are known as a caring, team-oriented working environment with a commitment to excellence. Innovation and creativity are encouraged, where visionary people who want to see their projects and programs implemented thrive. Westminster's work culture encourages passionate, positive and enthusiastic employees. Our mission is clear: We deliver exceptional value and quality of life to our citizens. The Seasonal Specialist - Golf Maintenance position is a seasonal position at either of the City's two golf courses, Legacy Ridge Golf Course or Walnut Creek Golf Preserve.This position is unskilled and semi-skilled, involving light equipment operation and maintenance work of a primarily physically demanding nature.All positions require manual labor, customer service skills, and the availability to work varied hours, including weekends and holidays. SPECIAL NOTE: The starting range of pay is dependent on qualifications and experience of each individual candidate. The higher pay rates are reserved for those candidates who display additional skillsbased on previous background and work independently with more technical responsibilities. Part-time and full-time positions are available for candidates age 16 and up. Some weekend and holiday availability is required. ORGANIZATIONAL COMPETENCIES AND CULTURAL VALUES/GENERAL COMPETENCIES The mission of every employee at the City of Westminster is to deliver exceptional value and quality of life through SPIRIT.Each employee is measured by the ability to adhere to the City's core values of Service, Pride, Integrity, Responsibility, Innovation, and Teamwork. This position supports the goals of the Parks, Recreation, and Libraries Department, which enhances the quality of life for all Westminster citizens by providing diverse leisure, recreational, and informational services and resources; and acquiring, developing, and maintaining first-class parks, facilities, open space, and trails. Every employee is accountable to: Demonstrate a high level of customer service; encourage others to focus on the customer; foster an environment where customer service is a priority Communicate with customers to ensure that, where possible, they are satisfied, and that their needs are being addressed; solicit and evaluate customer feedback Act as an ambassador by understanding and fostering the organization's mission and vision Exhibit pride in self, the department, the city, and the community; conduct self in a professional manner Demonstrate integrity and build trust through credibility, reliability, commitment, loyalty, and ethical behavior Address difficult or contentious issues in a constructive manner Support and promote change; demonstrate flexibility and take calculated risks when appropriate Participate in personal growth opportunities, and attend trainings designed to enhance capacity to bring new skills and ideas to the job and the organization Work to continuously improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the service or product being delivered Demonstrate support for team efforts by accepting new roles and responsibilities, and helping others achieve objectives Value diversity; demonstrate an awareness of differences; demonstrate sensitivity, and adapt behaviors and communication to accommodate these differences GENERAL COMPETENCIES Citywide - Every employee in this position is accountable to: Establish effective interpersonal relationships through honest, open communication and follow-through on commitments Recognize personal strengths and weaknesses, and target areas for personal self-development Demonstrate initiative in performing job tasks Exhibit problem-solving skills leading to sound judgment and quality decisions Achieve goals, handle assigned workload and new assignments effectively; demonstrate an ability to work independently Communicate effectively with individuals and groups using clear and concise verbal and written communications Demonstrate accountability for work and take ownership in job performance Demonstrate concern for the accuracy and quality of work; take steps to correct mistakes and improve the overall product Job Specific - Every employee in this position must be able to: Demonstrate knowledge of practices used in golf course maintenance, construction and repair Operate equipment such as mowers, weeders, backpack blowers and hand tools Demonstrate understanding and importance of safety rules and procedures Understand and follow oral and written instructions Demonstrate the ability to take care of equipment Work independently and in a team environment and show initiative to complete tasks Assist the public and City staff in a friendly and helpful manner establishing effective working relationships JOB SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS Essential Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities, and Tasks 1. Assists in daily maintenance of golf course, including: mowing weeding edging flymowing waters flowers, trees, and shrubs 2. Operates light equipment, including: walk-behind mowers sand trap rakes golf carts manual hand tools spray equipment tractors trimming machines other related mowing equipment 3. Assists with small construction and maintenance projects 4. Assists in daily course set-up including cutting cups, moving tee markers, "hot spot" watering, and sand trap maintenance 5. Assists with various levels of irrigation and drainage projects 6. Assists with additional maintenance of the golf course, including: greens maintenance programs application of fertilizers and herbicides sodding, top dressing, and tree and shrub planting annual and perennial beds tee and green renovation 7. Maintains regular and punctual attendance Mechanics Helper (special position reserved for 1-2 employees) 1. Assists mechanics in repairs of small and large equipment, tire repair, oil changes and related mechanical work 2. Retrieves and delivers parts Other Duties and Responsibilities 1. Work in a fast-paced environment, take instruction, and learn quickly 2. Operate special mowing and grooming equipment and power tools 3. Acts as lead worker for Seasonal Laborers Incumbent is accountable for all duties of this job, and other projects and responsibilities may be added at the City's discretion. POSITION REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS/PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Education, Experience, Skills, Formal Training, Licenses, and Certifications Required : Must be a minimum of 16 years of age or older ( limited positions available for 16- and 17- year-olds as there are age requirements for operating some pieces of equipment) A valid driver's license, provide proof of a safe driving record, and maintain a safe driving record for continued employment Preferred : Landscape and maintenance experience Any equivalent combination of education, training and experience, which would provide the required knowledge and skills, may be considered. Physical Requirements Work performed is physical in nature and requires sufficient stamina and strength to: Frequently sit, stand, and walk indoors and outdoors, and over uneven terrain Frequent step up and down, and actuate mechanism to safely operate and enter and exit golf carts and vehicles Constant near acuity to perform office tasks; constant far acuity to observe course for maintenance needs and safety hazards; constant hearing to effectively communicate with guests and staff, and to be aware of any possible dangers on golf course Constant noise levels of machinery and equipment such as lawnmowers, edgers, and string weed trimmers require safety precautions that include the wearing of ear protection and possibly safety goggles Occasional lifting of up to fifty (50) pounds from floor to overhead to stock material and supplies; occasional lifting of up to eighty (80) pounds from floor to waist and carrying of up to eighty (80) pounds fifteen (15) feet to move bags of concrete, fertilizer, and rocks to work site and storage; occasional pushing or pulling of up to 100 pounds to transport maintenance supplies in clubhouse and on course using a pallet jack and wheelbarrows WORKING CONDITIONS Exposure to constant noise levels of machinery and equipment such as mowers, edgers, and string weed trimmers.May be required to utilize safety precautions that may include the wearing of ear protection, glovesand safety goggles when directed by supervisors. Required Materials and Equipment Employee may utilize the following: large and small mowing equipment, small landscape equipment (weed cutters, edgers, etc.), small hand tools, fertilizer spreaders, golf carts, tractors, spray equipment, power washers, trenchers, and other general golf course equipment. PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Background checks will include employment references and criminal history, and when applicable, credit check, driver's license record, and education verification Drug screen Must be legally entitled to work in the United States Closing Date/Time: 7/6/2020 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, Colorado, United States
Feb 14, 2020
Seasonal
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION People choose Westminster, Colorado, because it is an extraordinary community with an honored past and an even more promising future. Our employees serve with a purpose and embrace our SPIRIT values of Service, Pride, Integrity, Responsibility, Innovation and Teamwork. We are known as a caring, team-oriented working environment with a commitment to excellence. Innovation and creativity are encouraged, where visionary people who want to see their projects and programs implemented thrive. Westminster's work culture encourages passionate, positive and enthusiastic employees. Our mission is clear: We deliver exceptional value and quality of life to our citizens. The Seasonal Specialist - Nature Center Attendant position is responsible for greeting visitors at the Nature Center and/or entrance station of Standley Lake Regional Park, an active, multi-use park. This is a highly visible position, which is responsible for using a complex POS computer reservation system to sell permits, process payments, and provide information and courteous service to visitors. This position requires the ability to multi-task, learn and use new technology, work quickly and accurately, and independently handle a high volume of visitors at peak times. This position works a varied schedule including weekends, evenings, and holidays. The full salary range for this position is stated above. The starting range of pay is dependent on qualifications and experience of each individual candidate. ORGANIZATIONAL COMPETENCIES AND CULTURAL VALUES/GENERAL COMPETENCIES The mission of every employee at the City of Westminster is to deliver exceptional value and quality of life through SPIRIT.Each employee is measured by the ability to adhere to the City's core values of Service, Pride, Integrity, Responsibility, Innovation, and Teamwork. This position supports the goals of the Parks, Recreation and Libraries Department, which enhances the quality of life for all Westminster citizens by providing diverse leisure, recreational, and informational services and resources; and acquiring, developing, and maintaining first-class parks, facilities, open space, and trails. Every employee is accountable to: Demonstrate a high level of customer service; encourage others to focus on the customer; foster an environment where customer service is a priority Communicate with customers to ensure that, where possible, they are satisfied and that their needs are being addressed; solicit and evaluate customer feedback Act as an ambassador by understanding and fostering the organization's mission and vision Exhibit pride in self, the department, the city, and the community; conduct self in a professional manner Demonstrate integrity and build trust through credibility, reliability, commitment, loyalty, and ethical behavior Address difficult or contentious issues in a constructive manner Support/promote change; demonstrate flexibility and take calculated risks when appropriate Participate in personal growth opportunities, and attend trainings designed to enhance capacity to bring new skills and ideas to the job and the organization Work to continuously improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the service or product being delivered Demonstrate support for team efforts by accepting new roles and responsibilities, and helping others achieve objectives Value diversity; demonstrate an awareness of differences; demonstrate sensitivity and adapt behaviors and communication to accommodate these differences GENERAL COMPETENCIES Citywide - Every employee in this position is accountable to: Establish effective interpersonal relationships through honest, open communication and follow-through on commitments Recognize personal strengths and weaknesses and target areas for personal self-development Demonstrate initiative in performing job tasks Exhibit problem-solving skills leading to sound judgment and quality decisions Achieve goals, handle assigned workload and new assignments effectively; demonstrate an ability to work independently Communicate effectively with individuals and groups using clear and concise verbal and written communications Demonstrate accountability for work and take ownership in job performance Demonstrate concern for the accuracy and quality of work; take steps to correct mistakes and improve the overall product Job Specific - Every employee in this position must be able to: Handle money accurately Deal with the public, as well as high-volume or demand during peak hours/days Demonstrate some knowledge of first aid and respond appropriately in emergency situations Work accurately and quickly under pressure Work a varied schedule including weekends, evenings, and holidays JOB SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS Essential Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities and Tasks Sells daily permits to visitors and provides information on park to visitors Collects, interprets, and records various statistical data daily Learns and efficiently navigates a complex Point of Sale computer registration system Operates a cash register and fills out daily cash reports Provides assistance to Park Rangers during emergencies and other situations as they arise Administers first aid when necessary Maintains regular and punctual attendance Other Duties and Responsibilities Performs Nature Center upkeep as needed Incumbent is accountable for all duties of this job, and other projects and responsibilities may be added at the City's discretion POSITION REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS/PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Education, Experience, Skills, Formal Training, Licenses, and Certifications Required : Must be at least 18 years of age or older Preferred : Public contact experience Customer service experience in a fast-paced, high-volume setting Knowledge of POS systems (RecTrac or similar) Experience handling money Any equivalent combination of education, training and experience, which would provide the required knowledge and skills, may be considered. Physical Requirements Due to the nature of work, sufficient physical stamina and strength are needed to: Withstand exposure to periods of high activity, emergency situations, and high stress under extremely demanding conditions Operate two-way and marine radio and telephone under routine or emergency conditions Be able to work various shifts with infrequent breaks Stand, walk around, and inspect vehicles and boats for proper permits and registrations in an expedient manner, due to high-park user volume Perform active work for sustained periods of time under varying weather conditions Frequently sit, stand, and walk indoors and outdoors, and over uneven terrain Constant light grasp, fine manipulation and handling to properly use office equipment and tools Constant near acuity to perform office tasks; constant far acuity to observe lake area for maintenance needs and safety hazards; constant hearing to effectively communicate with guests and staff, and to be aware of any possible dangers in lake area WORKING CONDITIONS Work is primarily performed in a small indoor enclosure (the Gate House). Work is constantly performed indoor and outdoor with constant exposure to extreme temperatures. Position performs related duties and maintenance year-round at a highly public, municipal park. This is a highly active, visible position within a multi-use municipal park, where periods of high activity and stress may exist. Required Materials and Equipment Operates cash register, telephones, and other standard office equipment. Use of two-way, CB, and marine radios to communicate by voice to other lake personnel is required. May drive a pick-up truck on an occasional basis. PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Background checks will include employment references and criminal history, and when applicable, credit check, driver's license record, and education verification Pre-employment drug screen Must be legally entitled to work in the United States Closing Date/Time: 4/1/2020 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, Colorado, United States
Feb 14, 2020
Seasonal
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION People choose Westminster, Colorado, because it is an extraordinary community with an honored past and an even more promising future. Our employees serve with a purpose and embrace our SPIRIT values of Service, Pride, Integrity, Responsibility, Innovation and Teamwork. We are known as a caring, team-oriented working environment with a commitment to excellence. Innovation and creativity are encouraged, where visionary people who want to see their projects and programs implemented thrive. Westminster's work culture encourages passionate, positive and enthusiastic employees. Our mission is clear: We deliver exceptional value and quality of life to our citizens. The Seasonal Specialist positions are responsible for a variety of maintenance work including mowing, edging, planting, irrigating, fertilizing, and light construction. These positions work in a variety of areas including Athletic Fields, Greenhouse, Open Space and Forestry, Parks, Mechanics, and the Promenade. These positions are physically demanding in nature with exposure to extreme weather conditions. Most positions work four 10-hour days during the week (Monday through Thursday or Tuesday through Friday), however hours may vary with possible weekend, holiday, and special events. Part-time and full-time positions are available for candidates age 16 and up. Some weekend and holiday availability is required. Most positions willlast through October 10, 2020. ORGANIZATIONAL COMPETENCIES AND CULTURAL VALUES/GENERAL COMPETENCIES The mission of every employee at the City of Westminster is to deliver exceptional value and quality of life through SPIRIT. Each employee is measured by the ability to adhere to the City's core values of Service, Pride, Integrity, Responsibility, Innovation, and Teamwork. This position supports the goals of the Parks, Recreation and Libraries Department, which enhances the quality of life for all Westminster citizens by providing diverse leisure, recreational, and informational services and resources; and acquiring, developing, and maintaining first-class parks, facilities, open space, and trails. This position works toward the accomplishment of the department's mission: Together we create exceptional opportunities for a vibrant community with a commitment to nature, wellness and literacy. GENERAL COMPETENCIES Job Specific - Every employee in this position must be able to: Demonstrate knowledge of practices used in park maintenance, lake maintenance, construction and repair May operate equipment such as mowers, weeders, backpack blowers, hand tools and pick-up trucks Demonstrate understanding and importance of safety rules and procedures Understand and follow oral and written instructions Demonstrate the ability to take care of equipment Work independently and in a team environment and show initiative to complete tasks Assist the public and City staff in a friendly and helpful manner establishing effective working relationships Work in a high-use public facility environment All employees are expected to provide excellent customer service, communicate in an effective manner both verbally and in writing, display professionalism and integrity, work efficiently, effectively and accurately, work independently and as part of a team, take initiative, solve problems, display good judgment, take ownership for delivering a high quality product or service, have regular and punctual attendance, and effectively handle emergency situations. JOB SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS Essential Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities, and Tasks 1. Assist with grounds maintenance which may include the following: Mowing, edging, and weeding of parks, trails, lake, and right-of-ways Planting and maintaining of trees, flowers and shrubs at parks Removal of trash, cleaning of shelters, restrooms, and picnic shelters 2. Assists in applying granular and liquid fertilization applications 3. May operate light and heavy equipment including chippers, chainsaws, landscape construction equipment, skid-steers, industrial mowers, pick-up trucks, mowers, backpack blowers, small dump trucks, or similar equipment 4. Performs general custodial work at public facilities and open space areas including removing trash and cleaning of shelters and restrooms 5. Painting designated facilities and structures 6. Assists with a variety of construction-related projects and playground maintenance 7. Possesses a valid driver's license and maintains a safe driving record 8. Maintains regular and punctual attendance Athletic Field Job Specific Functions: 1. Assists with: Dragging and lining fields, and packing home plate areas and pitching mounds Reading and following athletic event schedules, attending athletic events, and other related meetings Performing tractor work, fence repair, and irrigation Greenhouse Job Specific Functions: 1. Assists with annual bed preparation, planting, maintenance, irrigation, fertilization, weeding, soil conditioning, pruning and displays Open Space & Forestry Job Specific Functions: 1. Assists in tree trimming and removal operations by cutting, hauling, and chipping brush 2. Assists with weekend volunteer projects in Open Space areas when needed Parks Job Specific Functions: 1. Assists with: Planting and maintaining of trees and shrubs at parks, City facilities, and right-of-ways Performing tractor work, fence repair, and irrigation Mechanics Helper 1. Assists mechanics in repairs of small and large equipment, tire repair, oil changes and related mechanical work 2. Retrieves and delivers parts Promenade Job Specific Functions: 1. Assists in the maintenance of the Promenade Facility, including repairing and maintaining permanent structures in the Promenade 2. Performs general custodial work and day porter service at public facilities, including removing trash Other Duties and Responsibilities 1. Performs general routine maintenance as needed 2. Follows safety procedures and uses personal protection equipment such as goggles and ear protection Incumbent is accountable for all duties of this job, and other projects and responsibilities may be added at the City's discretion. POSITION REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS/PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Education, Experience, Skills, Formal Training, Licenses, and Certifications Required : Must be at least 16 years of age to apply, must be at least 18 years of age for most positions; there are limited positions available for applicants 16 and 17 years old Valid driver's license and maintenance of a safe driving record Preferred : Previous experience in one or more of the following areas: Daily maintenance of parks, open space and/or athletic fields Operating light equipment and tools such as pick-up trucks, mowers, chippers, skid-steers Planting, pruning, irrigating, fertilizing and maintaining flower gardens Light maintenance and repair of fences or structures, custodial work Any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience, which would provide the required knowledge and skills, may be considered. Physical Requirements This position requires a moderate degree of physical stamina and strength, including the ability to: Frequently sit, stand and walk on uneven terrain Occasionally squat, bend, kneel, twist, climb, balance and reach over head Occasionally lift, carry, push or pull items weighing up to fifty (50) pounds Frequently use hands and fingers for fine manipulation; occasionally use light and firm grasp Occasionally step up and down to enter and exit vehicles and climb ladders; constant actuate mechanism to safely operate heavy equipment and vehicles Frequently see objects up close to perform office tasks and far away to observe activity for safety hazards or problems Constantly use hearing to interact with guests and staff and recognize trouble outside of view Occasionally use sufficient physical strength, stamina and agility to perform emergency work in various capacities WORKING CONDITIONS Work is constantly performed indoors and outdoors with constant exposure to extreme temperatures year round. Position is responsible for the maintenance of all City parks, forestry, open space, and athletic fields throughout the year. Snow removal at City facilities, parks, and trails is done when needed. Required Materials and Equipment Employees 18 years of age and older operate light equipment such as pick-up trucks, small dump trucks, tractors, horticultural hand tools, rototillers, water equipment, trenchers, sod-cutters, pruners, and other equipment as necessary. Depending on the project, may also utilize small tools such as hammers, shovels, saws, measuring tape, levels, drills, and power tools to complete assigned responsibilities. Employees 16 and 17 years of age are limited in the scope of equipment use. PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Candidates must be legally entitled to work in the United States and must successfully pass a criminal background check, reference check, and substance screen. There may be additional pre-employment requirements depending on the nature of the position. We are a caring, courteous, team-oriented organization committed to public service excellence. Employees thrive in a culture that is respectful, professional and diverse. Our work culture encourages passionate, positive and enthusiastic employees. Westminster is a drug-free workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer. Closing Date/Time: 7/6/2020 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, Colorado, United States
Feb 14, 2020
Full Time
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION People choose Westminster, Colorado, because it is an extraordinary community with an honored past and an even more promising future. Our employees serve with a purpose and embrace our SPIRIT values of Service, Pride, Integrity, Responsibility, Innovation and Teamwork. We are known as a caring, team-oriented working environment with a commitment to excellence. Innovation and creativity are encouraged, where visionary people who want to see their projects and programs implemented thrive. Westminster's work culture encourages passionate, positive and enthusiastic employees. Our mission is clear: We deliver exceptional value and quality of life to our citizens. The Field Worker is a part-time, hourly position that works in the Parks and Golf or Open Space Division. This position performs a variety of maintenance duties for the City of Westminster parks, open space, urban forestry, golf courses, and/or athletic fields and will include general maintenance, landscaping, snow removal, and light construction. The full salary range for this position is stated above. The starting range of pay is dependent on qualifications and experience of each individual candidate. ORGANIZATIONAL COMPETENCIES AND CULTURAL VALUES/GENERAL COMPETENCIES The mission of every employee at the City of Westminster is to deliver exceptional value and quality of life through SPIRIT. Each employee is measured by the ability to adhere to the City's core values of Service, Pride, Integrity, Responsibility, Innovation, and Teamwork. This position supports the goals of the Parks, Recreation and Libraries Department, which enhances the quality of life for all Westminster citizens by providing diverse leisure, recreational, and informational services and resources; and acquiring, developing, and maintaining first-class parks, facilities, open space, and trails. This position works toward the accomplishment of the department's mission: Together we create exceptional opportunities for a vibrant community with a commitment to nature, wellness and literacy. GENERAL COMPETENCIES Job Specific - Every employee in this position must be able to: Demonstrate knowledge of practices used in parks, open space, urban forestry, and golf course maintenance, construction and repair Perform grounds maintenance on parks, sport fields, open space, and golf courses Operate a variety of hand tools, light equipment, and heavy equipment. Remove snow at public facilities when necessary Demonstrate understanding and importance of safety rules and procedures Understand and follow oral and written instructions Demonstrate the ability to take care of equipment Work independently and in a team environment and show initiative to complete tasks Assist the public and City staff in a friendly and helpful manner and establish effective working relationships All employees are expected to provide excellent customer service, communicate in an effective manner both verbally and in writing, display professionalism and integrity, work efficiently, effectively and accurately, work independently and as part of a team, take initiative, solve problems, display good judgment, take ownership for delivering a high quality product or service, have regular and punctual attendance, and effectively handle emergency situations. JOB SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS Essential Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities, and Tasks Performs daily maintenance tasks such as mowing, weeding, tree pruning, mulching, edging and watering Uses hand tools and operates light equipment, such as mowers, sand trap rakes, golf carts, aerators, seeders, spray equipment, chain saws, limb chippers, air compressors, backhoes, loaders and trenchers Operation of specialized equipment such as aerators, topdressers, stump grinders, skid loaders, and large area mowers. Calibrates fertilizer and herbicide application equipment Applies fertilizers and herbicides Assists with a variety of projects, including light construction, tree planting, holiday decorations, fence repair, playground repair, storage organization, renovations, snow removal and winterizing irrigation systems Assists with graffiti removal utilizing equipment and specialized techniques. Assists mechanics in repairs of small and large equipment, tire repair, oil changes and related mechanical work Possesses a valid driver's license and maintains a safe driving record Regular and punctual attendance Other Duties and Responsibilities Incumbent is accountable for all duties of this job, and other projects and responsibilities may be added at the City's discretion. POSITION REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS/PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Education, Experience, Skills, Formal Training, Licenses, and Certifications Required : Must be at least 18 years of age Prior industry experience in one or more of the following areas: Daily maintenance of parks, golf courses, open space/forestry, and/or athletic fields Operating light equipment and tools such as pick-up trucks, mowers, limb chippers, and skid-steers Tree planting, pruning, and removals Planting, pruning, irrigating, fertilizing, and maintaining flower gardens Light maintenance and repair of fences or structures, and custodial work Valid driver's license and safe driving recordAny equivalent combination of education, training, and experience, which would provide the required knowledge and skills, may be considered. Physical Requirements Work is physical in nature and requires sufficient physical strength and stamina to: Occasionally sit while driving to work assignments and performing office tasks; frequently stand and constantly walk on uneven terrain in all weather conditions to safely complete assigned tasks Occasional squatting, twisting, climbing, and balancing to inspect assigned areas and perform snow removal Frequent bending, kneeling, and reaching below shoulder to perform irrigation repair, tree planting, and park maintenance Frequent light/firm grasp to properly use tools and equipment; occasional fine manipulation use to perform office duties; constant handling to use safely use machinery and heavy equipment Occasional stepping up and/or down to enter and exit vehicles and climb ladders; constant actuate mechanism to safely operate heavy equipment and vehicles Standard near and/or far acuity and hearing Occasional lifting of up to fifty (50) pounds from ground to waist to move material and supplies; constant carrying of up to twenty-five (25) pounds at waist level to use weed clearing equipment; occasional carrying of up to fifty (50) pounds to use a backpack sprayer; frequent pushing and/or pulling of up to 100 pounds to use a painter WORKING CONDITIONS Work is constantly performed indoors and outdoors with constant exposure to extreme temperatures year-round. Position is responsible for the maintenance of all City parks, forestry, open space, and athletic fields throughout the year. Snow removal at City facilities, parks, and trails is done when needed. Required Materials and Equipment Pick-up truck, small dump truck, tractors, pressure washers, hand tools, rototillers, sod cutters, pruners, chain saws, limb chippers, self-propelled, walk-behind mowers, riding mowers, snow blowers, 20-foot trailers, golf carts, office equipment, trencher, backhoe, general maintenance equipment, water equipment, equipment to prepare and line athletic fields, and other equipment as necessary. Depending on the project, may also utilize small tools such as hammers, saws, measuring tape, levels, drills, and power tools to complete assigned responsibilities. PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Candidates must be legally entitled to work in the United States and must successfully pass a criminal background check, driving record check, reference check, and substance screen. There may be additional pre-employment requirements depending on the nature of the position. We are a caring, courteous, team-oriented organization committed to public service excellence. Employees thrive in a culture that is respectful, professional and diverse. Our work culture encourages passionate, positive and enthusiastic employees. Westminster is a drug-free workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer. Closing Date/Time: 8/31/2020 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, Colorado, United States
Feb 12, 2020
Full Time
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION People choose Westminster, Colorado, because it is an extraordinary community with an honored past and an even more promising future. Our employees serve with a purpose and embrace our SPIRIT values of Service, Pride, Integrity, Responsibility, Innovation and Teamwork. We are known as a caring, team-oriented working environment with a commitment to excellence. Innovation and creativity are encouraged, where visionary people who want to see their projects and programs implemented thrive. Westminster's work culture encourages passionate, positive and enthusiastic employees. Our mission is clear: We deliver exceptional value and quality of life to our citizens. Do you have a passion to build and lead a maintenance crew? Is your best day when someone you have coached or mentored is successful with a promotion or passing the certification tests? Then the Wastewater Maintenance Foreman position is the job for you. You will be responsible for not only supervising work in the maintenance, repair, construction, and operations of the City's wastewater collection system, but also for building a team environment where everyone can succeed. The work involves leading, planning, organizing, supervising and participating, as necessary, in the activities of a group of laborers and skilled workers. Your performance and success will be evaluated based on your ability to lead the wastewater maintenance team to meet desired objectives and professional goals in a work environment aligned with the city's mission and values. This is a full-time, benefited position with a mandatory requirement to work overtime. Must be able to respond within thirty minutes when on-call. This is a safety sensitive position and is subject to federally mandated random drug and alcohol testing. The full salary range for this position is stated above. The starting range of pay is dependent on qualifications and experience of each individual candidate. The City of Westminster offers a bonus of up to $1,500 per year depending on the employee's fluency in Spanish, Hmong, and/or Laotian. ORGANIZATIONAL COMPETENCIES AND CULTURAL VALUES/GENERAL COMPETENCIES The mission of every employee at the City of Westminster is to deliver exceptional value and quality of life through SPIRIT. Each employee is measured by the ability to adhere to the City's core values of Service, Pride, Integrity, Responsibility, Innovation, and Teamwork. This position supports the goals of the Public Works and Utilities Department, which maintains and enhances the safety and well-being of the community by providing exceptional water and wastewater service and maintaining the city's extensive network of street infrastructure. The department continuously strives to meet the needs of the community by constantly focusing on customer service, efficient and effective utilization of resources, safety, innovation, and teamwork. Every employee is accountable to: Demonstrate a high level of customer service; encourage others to focus on the customer; foster an environment where customer service is a priority Communicate with customers to ensure that, where possible, they are satisfied, and that their needs are being addressed; solicit and evaluate customer feedback Act as an ambassador by understanding and fostering the organization's mission and vision Exhibit pride in self, the department, the city, and the community; conduct self in a professional manner Demonstrate integrity and builds trust through credibility, reliability, commitment, loyalty, and ethical behavior Address difficult or contentious issues in a constructive manner Support/promote change; demonstrate flexibility, and take calculated risks when appropriate Participate in personal growth opportunities, and attend trainings designed to enhance capacity to bring new skills and ideas to the job and the organization Work to continuously improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the service or product being delivered Demonstrate support for team efforts by accepting new roles and responsibilities, and helping others achieve objectives Value diversity; demonstrate an awareness of differences; demonstrate sensitivity, and adapt behaviors and communication to accommodate these differences GENERAL COMPETENCIES Citywide - Every employee in this position is accountable to: Establish effective interpersonal relationships through honest, open communication and follow-through on commitments Recognize personal strengths and weaknesses and target areas for personal self-development Demonstrate initiative in performing job tasks Exhibit problem-solving skills leading to sound judgment and quality decisions Achieve goals, and handle assigned workload and new assignments effectively; demonstrate an ability to work independently Communicate effectively with individuals and groups using clear and concise verbal and written communications Demonstrate accountability for work and take ownership in job performance Demonstrate concern for the accuracy and quality of work; take steps to correct mistakes and improve the overall product Job Specific - Every employee in this position must be able to: Demonstrate leadership skills through thoughtful guidance of the team and holding employees accountable for their performance and success Demonstrate and explain the standard practices, methods and tools used in installing, operating, maintaining and repairing sewer and water lines Work alongside, direct and supervise construction personnel in order to maintain the daily operations of the Utilities Operations Section Demonstrate the knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions necessary to the proper operation of equipment and execution of manual labor around and working with power tools and vehicular equipment Demonstrate knowledge of computer programs including Outlook, Excel, Word,Cityworks, ITPipes andGIS Communicate clearly, under normal, stressful and/or emergency situations Build positive relationships and rapport with other team members both within the work group, the division, the department and across all departments Demonstrate the principles and practices ofbypass pumping operations Demonstrate the principles involved in the operation of wastewater pumps, and electrical meters and controls Analyze situations quickly and objectively recognizing established precedents and practices, and to use resourcefulness in meeting new problems Understand and follow written and oral instructions, and to read and interpret sketches and blueprints To assess workload and determine appropriate course of action, establish and maintain control over situations as they develop, and to make pro-active, informed decisions concerning routine operational functions Safely operate all light and heavy construction equipment Demonstrate skill in use and care of tools and equipment common to the trade Perform CPR and basic first aid Leadership/Supervisory - Every employee in this position is accountable to: Foster a participatory organizational climate that is open, positive, reinforcing, and supportive Encourage employees to be accountable for their work and take ownership in what they do Demonstrate leadership and courage by making or supporting decisions that reflect the organizational mission and goals even when the decision may be unpopular to some Demonstrate collaboration and conflict resolution skills with other departments and employees Help employees to see the value of developing their skills, and assist them in eliminating barriers to their development; encourage employees to step outside of their comfort zone to develop their skills Provide meaningful, timely employee feedback and appraisals, and effectively address employee performance problems Effectively supervise, mentor and motivate in a team environment JOB SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS Essential Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities and Tasks 1. Provides direction, instruction, and supervision for an assigned utilities crew, including: Pro-actively observing performance of, and assisting with problem resolution and coordinating of activities Participating in recruitment and selection of personnel Developing, providing, and overseeing training of new employees Evaluating performance of employees at annual appraisal Reviewing and approving reports submitted by personnel Investigating citizen complaints concerning performance of employees or construction activity Responsible for scheduling staff and approval of leave requests and timesheets 2. Responsible to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing while providing appropriate public service and interaction, including: Participating in City programs, task forces, peer groups and professional organizations Using appropriate oral and written communication to provide public information and explanation of activities Maintaining appropriate courtesy while with the public Mediating disputes Presenting a professional appearance and demeanor Preparing and submitting effective written reports, memos, activity logs, etc to all levels of the organization Demonstrating effective oral communication skills with the public and other members of the department Demonstrating effective communication via the radio and other portable devices Keep Collections Superintendent updated of activities planned and completed 3. Works within and outside of department in formulating wastewater maintenance program, including: Conferring with supervisors and others on new or revised work projects Preparing cost estimates Requisitioning materials and supplies needed for utility projects Evaluating quality of materials and supplies received Rejecting materials not meeting acceptable standards 4. Plans, organizes, and participates in the maintenance, repair and installation of a Distribution, Collection and Reclaimed System including: Digging of trenches for water line extensions and service lines Installation and repair of wastewater main lines Repairing of water line breaks High pressure cleaning of sewer lines and flushing of fire hydrants Maintain and repair of reclaimed system Maintain, repair and testing of meters Operating water pumping stations Must be familiar with all aspects of maintaining a Utility System 5. Performs work safely, including: Operating City vehicle Operating light and heavy construction equipment Maintaining CDL Must possess a valid driver's license and maintain a safe driving record 6. Maintains regular and punctual attendance Other Duties and Responsibilities 1. Must be familiar with all aspects of snow and ice control and able to perform snow-fighting duties 2. Will rotate on-call for snow "Storm Supervisor" duties during the winter months Incumbent is accountable for all duties of this job, and other projects and responsibilities may be added at the City's discretion. POSITION REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS/PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Education, Experience, Skills, Formal Training, Licenses and Certifications Required : Graduation from high school or GED Seven(7) years of experience in the installation, maintenance and repair of water and sewer lines Three (3) years of experience in the supervisory or lead capacity of a construction and maintenance crew Colorado Class 4 Collections Certification (or eligible for reciprocity) Valid driver's license and maintain safe driving record for continued employment Must be able to obtain and maintain a Class A Commercial Driver License with tanker and air brake endorsement within 90 days of employment Must be able to pass a DOT (Department of Transportation) physical upon hire and then every two (2) years after that Clear understanding of all regulations as they pertain to the wastewatercollection system Effective plan review skills and full understanding of current city code and specifications Preferred : Associate's degree or higher with course work in Construction Management, Business Administration or related area of study Dual Colorado Class 4 Certification in Collections and Distribution Any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience, which would provide the required knowledge and skills, may be considered. Physical Requirements This position is physical in nature and requires sufficient physical strength and stamina to: Constantly sit while driving to and from work sites and operating heavy equipment on site, constantly walk on uneven terrain to assure crew safety and quality of work; Frequently stand on uneven terrain Frequently squat and kneel in awkward confined spaces; occasionally crawl to inspect heavy equipment and work performed and balance to enter and exit vehicles and heavy equipment at elevated heights; constantly climb to enter equipment and vehicles at elevated heights; constantly bend to observe work from cab of equipment; constantly reach below and overhead to operate equipment and enter vehicles; constant twisting while operating heavy equipment Constant light/firm grasp and fine manipulation to handle tools, equipment and material Constant step up/down to use ladders to enter vehicles; constant actuate mechanism to operate heavy machinery and vehicles Constant near/far acuity and hearing to safely perform duties and perform office tasks Frequent lifting and carrying of up to 100 pounds from ground to waist to move manhole covers; constant lifting and carrying of up to 100 pounds to move cement bags and equipment; occasional pushing/pulling of up to 100 pounds twenty (20) feet to lift and move manhole covers and other equipment WORKING CONDITIONS Work is occasionally performed indoors and constantly outdoors with frequent exposure to extreme temperatures. Maintenance and repair are performed year-round on busy City streets where loud noise and traffic may cause a distraction. Work is very physical in nature and requires a great amount of physical exertion in extreme conditions while working in confined spaces. On-call duty is also required for emergency maintenance and snow removal. Required Materials and Equipment Dump truck, back hoe, front end loader, trencher, high pressure flusher, air compressor and blower, gas detector, tripod, hand and power tools, two-way radios, pagers, and telephones, ACCELA and GIS programs, Microsoft Office, and other standard office equipment. PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Background check including employment references, criminal history, and driving record review Pre-employment Department of Transportation drug screen Pre-employment Department of Transportation physical Must be legally entitled to work in the United States Closing Date/Time: 3/2/2020 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, Colorado, United States
Feb 11, 2020
Seasonal
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION The Summer Camp Leader assists with the design, development, and implementation of an exciting, safe, and fun-filled experience for participants in the Youth and Teen program.This position requires a minimum of 480 hours of documented work or volunteer experience with school-age children, ages 5 to 15. This position works at one of the City's two campsites, City Park or Countryside.Camp Leaders are scheduled to work between 38 and 40 hours per week between the hours of 6:30 a.m. and 6:15 p.m., Monday through Friday. Camp leaders are also required to attenda mandatory staff meeting on Wednesdays until 8:30 p.m. Shifts are typically scheduled for four days per week.Staff cannot take more than five days of time off during Camp. Recreation staff have the primary responsibility of ensuring the safety of program participants. This position is classified as safety-sensitive due to the nature of the work. Employees in this position may be subject to random drug testing and/or heightened supervision per the personnel policies and rules. For safety purposes, all electronic device usage (cell phone, etc.)is prohibited during Summer Camp Operations. The full salary range for this position is stated above. The starting range of pay is dependent on qualifications and experience of each individual candidate. All Summer Camp leaders are able to receive a Recreation Center Pass that grants free access to any of our Recreation Centers. This is a new signing bonus available to all staff and is roughly $120.00 in value. The pass will be issued in the Summer of 2020 and will be valid for 3 months. ORGANIZATIONAL COMPETENCIES AND CULTURAL VALUES/GENERAL COMPETENCIES The mission of every employee at the City of Westminster is to deliver exceptional value and quality of life through SPIRIT.Each employee is measured by the ability to adhere to the City's core values of Service, Pride, Integrity, Responsibility, Innovation, and Teamwork. This position supports the goals of the Parks, Recreation, and Libraries Department, which enhances the quality of life for all Westminster citizens by providing diverse leisure, recreational, and informational services and resources; and acquiring, developing, and maintaining first-class parks, facilities, open space, and trails. This position works toward the accomplishment of the department's mission: Together we create exceptional opportunities for a vibrant community with a commitment to nature, wellness and literacy. GENERAL COMPETENCIES Job Specific - Every employee in this position must be able to: Provide leadership to participants using the SPIRIT values of the City Understand and carry out oral and written instructions Plan, organize, and implement engaging activities for a specific assigned age group Relate well to both children and young adults Respond quickly and calmly in emergency situations Provide proper authority to children Deal tactfully with the public, and establish effective working relationships with other employees in all different work groups Demonstrate knowledge of outdoor activities, including games and sports Demonstrates creativity and self-motivation All employees are expected to provide excellent customer service, communicate in an effective manner both verbally and in writing, display professionalism and integrity, work efficiently, effectively and accurately, work independently and as part of a team, take initiative, solve problems, display good judgment, take ownership for delivering a high quality product or service, have regular and punctual attendance, and effectively handle emergency situations. JOB SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS Essential Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities, and Tasks 1. Assists in the planning and organizing of activities in the areas of crafts, sports, games, special events, and field trips with other camp leaders 2. Provides a safe environment for the participants 3. Complies with licensing regulations 4. Administers basic first aid 5. Helps to maintain equipment and supplies 6. Maintains regular and punctual attendance Other Duties and Responsibilities 1. Attends staff meetings 2. Provides additional assistance to special needs children 3. Drives a golf cart (City Park location only) Incumbent is accountable for all duties of this job, and other projects and responsibilities may be added at the City's discretion. POSITION REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS/PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Education, Experience, Skills, Formal Training, Licenses, and Certifications Required : Must be at least 18 years old High school diploma or GED At least three (3) months of documented, full-time equivalent (480 hours) work or volunteer experience with school-age children, five (5) to 15 years of age; babysitting hourscount only when in charge of four (4) or more children First Aid, CPR and AED certification (provided during training) Current and valid driver's license, safe driving record, and maintain a safe driving record for continued employment (City Park location only) Preferred : Completion of some related college coursework Any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience, which would provide the required knowledge and skills, may be considered. Physical Requirements This position requires a moderate degree of physical stamina and strength, including the ability to: Frequently sit, stand and walk through a multi-level facility Occasionally squat, bend, kneel, twist, climb, balance and reach over head Occasionally lift, carry, push or pull items weighing up to fifty (50) pounds Frequently use hands and fingers for fine manipulation; occasionally use light and firm grasp Frequently see objects up close to perform office tasks and far away to observe activity for safety hazards or problems Constantly use hearing to interact with guests and staff and recognize trouble outside of view Occasionally use sufficient physical strength, stamina and agility to perform emergency work in various capacities WORKING CONDITIONS Work is constantly performed indoors and outdoors with exposure to extreme temperatures.Work is performed in a high public use recreation facility where loud noise and multiple events and activities at one time may cause a distraction. Exposure to periods of high activity and stress under demanding conditions.The position requires a great deal of communication with City employees, the public, and outside agencies. Required Materials and Equipment Golf cart (City Park site only), recreation and sports equipment, and cellular phones. PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Candidates must be legally entitled to work in the United States and must successfully pass a criminal background check, reference check, fingerprinting and substance screen. There may be additional pre-employment requirements depending on the nature of the position. We are a caring, courteous, team-oriented organization committed to public service excellence.Employees thrive in a culture that is respectful, professional and diverse.Our work culture encourages passionate, positive and enthusiastic employees.Westminster is a drug-free workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer. Closing Date/Time: 5/4/2020 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, Colorado, United States
Feb 11, 2020
Full Time
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION The Program Coordinator I- Standley Lake Naturalist Aide position is responsible for facilitating park interpretive and environmental education programs for children ranging from kindergarten to middle school for the Junior Ranger Academy program funded by the GreatOutdoors Colorado (GOCO) Inspire grant.Westy POWER-PODER, whose name stands for "Promoting the Outdoors through Wellness, Education & Recreation" (POWER) and "Promoviendo Oportunidades de Educación Recreativas" (PODER), a GOCO Generation Wild coalition in Westminster, connects families and youth with nature to promote nature, wellness and literacy to under-served populations. This position develops and presents culturally relevant information to children on the park's natural resources and history. Recreation staff have the primary responsibility of ensuring the safety of program participants throughout programs and through the duration of transport to and from the park. Must be able to work on varied shifts that include weekends and holidays. The full salary range for this position is stated above. The starting range of pay is dependent on qualifications and experience of each individual candidate. The position will start April 14, 2020 and end on August 8, 2020. ORGANIZATIONAL COMPETENCIES AND CULTURAL VALUES/GENERAL COMPETENCIES This position supports the goals of the Parks, Recreation and Libraries Department, which enhances the quality of life for all Westminster citizens by providing diverse leisure, recreational, and informational services and resources; and acquiring, developing, and maintaining first-class parks, facilities, open space, and trails. Every employee is accountable to: Demonstrate a high level of customer service; encourage others to focus on the customer; foster an environment where customer service is a priority Communicate with customers to ensure that, where possible, they are satisfied, and that their needs are being addressed; solicit and evaluate customer feedback Act as an ambassador by understanding and fostering the organization's mission and vision Exhibit pride in self, the department, the city, and the community; conduct self in a professional manner Demonstrate integrity and builds trust through credibility, reliability, commitment, loyalty, and ethical behavior Address difficult or contentious issues in a constructive manner Support/promote change; demonstrate flexibility, and take calculated risks when appropriate Participate in personal growth opportunities, and attend trainings designed to enhance capacity to bring new skills and ideas to the job and the organization Work to continuously improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the service or product being delivered Demonstrate support for team efforts by accepting new roles and responsibilities, and helping others achieve objectives Value diversity; demonstrate an awareness of differences; demonstrate sensitivity, and adapt behaviors and communication to accommodate these differences GENERAL COMPETENCIES Citywide - Every employee in this position is accountable to: Establish effective interpersonal relationships through honest, open communication and follow-through on commitments Recognize personal strengths and weaknesses, and target areas for personal self-development Demonstrate initiative in performing job tasks Exhibit problem-solving skills leading to sound judgment and quality decisions Achieve goals, handle assigned workload and new assignments effectively; demonstrate an ability to work independently Communicate effectively with individuals and groups using clear and concise verbal and written communications Demonstrate accountability for work, and take ownership in job performance Demonstrate concern for the accuracy and quality of work; take steps to correct mistakes and improve the overall product Job Specific - Every employee in this position must be able to: Coordinate, develop, implement, and lead nature education programs under supervision of full time Park Naturalist Teach and communicate in both Spanish and English Follow written and verbal instructions Work with the public with a focus on youth ranging from preschool to middle school Assists with live animal care for a small collection of reptiles and observational bee hives Establish effective working relationships with other employees Perform multiple tasks efficiently Handle emergency situations quickly and calmly such as injuries and traffic accidents Carry out any immediate first aid necessary Work in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher and RecTrac Operate standard office equipment such as copy and fax machines, personal computers, and telephone Demonstrate knowledge of proper telephone and e-mail etiquette JOB SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS Essential Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities and Tasks 1. Develops interpretive programs for Junior Rangers Designs and presents well-organized and engaging programs in both Spanish and English Maintains a safe atmosphere for children kindergarten to middle school Uses computers and Microsoft Excel, Word, Publisher and PowerPoint Requests educational tools and materials from state and/or federal agencies 2. Assists with logistics of nature excursions i.e.; scheduling and promoting programs, securing reservations, researching location sites, scheduling staff and supervision of participants 3. Assists with nature education programs including but not limited to: enrolling participants, collecting fees, and transporting participants 4. Assists in maintaining vehicles and storage locations in a clean, neat and safe manner including rental vehicles 5. Inventories, maintains, and cleans program equipment, supplies and vehicles at various locations 6. Schedule, promote, and create marketing and promotional material for interpretive programs including brochures, flyers, website posts, online advertisements, and posters 7. Maintains regular and punctual attendance Other Duties and Responsibilities 1. Assists with special events in other program areas such as volunteer events 2. Incumbent is accountable for all duties of this job and other projects and responsibilities may be added at the City's discretion. POSITION REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS/PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Education, Experience, Skills, Formal Training, Licenses and Certifications Required : A minimum of 21 years of age 1 year minimum experience of developing youth education programs Bilingual in Spanish and English Valid driver's license and safe driving record Must possess or be able to obtain a CPR and Standard First Aid Certificate within ninety (90) days of employment Preferred : Previous experience in an educational setting, preferably in a recreation, natural resources or similar capacity College level courses relating to education and/or life sciences Interpretive Guide Certification Knowledge of RecTrac, Publisher or similar computer software programs Any equivalent combination of education, training and experience, which would provide the required knowledge and skills, may be considered. Physical Requirements Work is physical in nature and involves: Constant near acuity and hearing is needed to perform daily functions and communicate with patrons and staff Constant standing, walking on uneven terrain Frequently sit, stand and walk through a multi-level facility Occasionally squat, bend, kneel, twist, climb, balance and reach overhead Frequently lift, carry, push or pull items weighing up to 10 pounds; occasionally lift, carry, push or pull items weighing up to 25 pounds Constantly use hands and fingers for fine manipulation; occasionally use light and firm grasp Frequently see objects up close to perform office tasks and far away to observe activity for safety hazards or problems Constantly use hearing to interact with guests and staff and recognize trouble outside of view Due to the occasional use of hand tools fine motor skills along with firm grasp and frequent reaching below shoulder and overhead is needed WORKING CONDITIONS Work is constantly performed indoors and outdoors. Exposure to periods of high activity and stress under demanding conditions. The position requires a great deal of communication with City employees, the public, and outside agencies. Required Materials and Equipment Computer, cash register, telephone, photocopy machine, fax machine, files, and other standard office equipment. PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Candidates must be legally entitled to work in the United States and must successfully pass a criminal background check, reference check, and substance screen. There may be additional pre-employment requirements depending on the nature of the position. We are a caring, courteous, team-oriented organization committed to public service excellence. Employees thrive in a culture that is respectful, professional and diverse. Our work culture encourages passionate, positive and enthusiastic employees. Westminster is a drug-free workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer. Closing Date/Time: 3/30/2020 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, Colorado, United States
Feb 06, 2020
Seasonal
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION The Park Ranger Trainee position is an entry-level Parks position responsible for entrance station operation and paddle craft rental transactions. This position is ideal for candidates considering a career as a Park Ranger or Nature Interpreter, but may not yet be qualified for such positions. This position receives full training to inspect for invasive species like milfoil, or other plant species on personal watercraft and protects natural resources from non-native species that threaten wildlife, drinking water/irrigation, and all water-related outdoor recreation. This is a highly visible position, which is responsible for using a complex POS computer reservation system to process payments, and provide information and courteous service to visitors. This position requires the ability to multi-task, learn and use new technology, work quickly and accurately, and independently handle a high volume of visitors at peak times. Park Ranger Trainees will also have the opportunity to work alongside Park Rangers in their daily duties for 5-10 hours/week to receive Park Ranger training. This position is seasonal and works from mid-April through September 30th. Recreation staff have the primary responsibility of ensuring the safety of program participants. Must be willing and able to work a varied schedule including weekends, evenings, and holidays. The full salary range for this position is stated above. The starting range of pay is dependent on qualifications and experience of each individual candidate. ORGANIZATIONAL COMPETENCIES AND CULTURAL VALUES/GENERAL COMPETENCIES The mission of every employee at the City of Westminster is to deliver exceptional value and quality of life through SPIRIT. Each employee is measured by the ability to adhere to the City's core values of Service, Pride, Integrity, Responsibility, Innovation, and Teamwork. This position supports the goals of the Parks, Recreation and Libraries Department, which enhances the quality of life for all Westminster citizens by providing diverse leisure, recreational, and informational services and resources; and acquiring, developing, and maintaining first-class parks, facilities, open space, and trails. This position works toward the accomplishment of the department's mission: Together we create exceptional opportunities for a vibrant community with a commitment to nature, wellness and literacy. GENERAL COMPETENCIES Job Specific - Every employee in this position must be able to: Work independently as well as with others Objectively handle a wide variety of public contact situations Learn applicable municipal codes and pertinent park regulations Demonstrate excellent skills in guest relations Understand and carry out oral and written instructions Assist the public and City staff in a friendly and helpful manner establishing effective working relationships Educate visitors on Standley Lake natural recreation and historical information Use tools and supplies for light cleaning Work in a high-usage/fast-paced leisure facility environment All employees are expected to provide excellent customer service, communicate in an effective manner both verbally and in writing, display professionalism and integrity, work efficiently, effectively and accurately, work independently and as part of a team, take initiative, solve problems, display good judgment, take ownership for delivering a high quality product or service, have regular and punctual attendance, and effectively handle emergency situations. JOB SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS Essential Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities, and Tasks Process transactions related to park entrance and paddle craft rental fees Provides nature education to park visitors by distributing brochures, promoting ANS education and answering questions about park information and regulations Protects the park ecosystem including vegetation and wildlife Performs cleaning and light maintenance of the paddle craft rental station, nature center, and gatehouse, as well as park grounds Assists and/or job-shadows Park Rangers in their daily duties as assigned Maintains regular and punctual attendance Other Duties and Responsibilities Documents and reports visitor complaints Communicates appropriately with other Lake staff on reports, observations and visitor issues Incumbent is accountable for all duties of this job, and other projects and responsibilities may be added at the City's discretion. POSITION REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS/PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Education, Experience, Skills, Formal Training, Licenses, and Certifications Required : Must be at least 18 years of age High school diploma or GED Preferred : Experience or education in Parks, Recreation, Open Space, Natural Recreation or a similar field Currently seeking education in a career as a Park Ranger or Park Naturalist Any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience, which would provide the required knowledge and skills, may be considered. Physical Requirements Due to the nature of work, the ability to swim and sufficient physical stamina and strength are needed for: Stand or walk for the majority of up to a 10-hour shift Frequent sitting to perform designated office tasks and to survey park for hazards and potential problems; constant standing and walking over uneven terrain in all weather conditions to address hazards and potential park violations with public; occasional running to address emergency situations Frequent squatting, bending, kneeling, balancing, reaching overhead and below shoulder, and twisting to perform park maintenance and other related duties; occasional crawling and climbing to perform various park duties Frequent light and firm grasp to safely use tools and equipment; constant fine manipulation and handling to perform maintenance and other duties Occasional step up/down from vehicles and stairs; constant actuate mechanism to safely operate equipment; normal near and far acuity to observe park for potential hazards and maintenance issues, and hearing to communicate with public, groups, and staff Occasionally lift, carry, push or pull items weighing up to fifty (50) pounds WORKING CONDITIONS Work is constantly performed outdoors with exposure to extreme temperatures. Position performs related duties and maintenance seasonally at a highly public, municipal park. This is a highly active, visible position within a multi-use municipal park, where periods of high activity and stress may exist. Required Materials and Equipment Two-way radios to communicate by voice to other lake personnel and/or dispatch, computers, telephone, various tools, and first aid equipment. PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Candidates must be legally entitled to work in the United States and must successfully pass a criminal background check, reference check, and substance screen. There may be additional pre-employment requirements depending on the nature of the position. We are a caring, courteous, team-oriented organization committed to public service excellence. Employees thrive in a culture that is respectful, professional and diverse. Our work culture encourages passionate, positive and enthusiastic employees. Westminster is a drug-free workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer. Closing Date/Time: 4/6/2020 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, Colorado, United States
Feb 06, 2020
Seasonal
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION The Seasonal Park Ranger position is responsible for park regulation enforcement work, routine park maintenance, park patrol, water patrol, interpretation and visitor safety at Standley Lake Regional Park and Wildlife Refuge. Recreation staff have the primary responsibility of ensuring the safety of program participants. This position is classified as safety-sensitive due to the nature of the work. Employees in this position may be subject to random drug testing and/or heightened supervision per the personnel policies and rules. Must be willing and able to work a varied schedule from mid-April through early October including weekends, evenings, and holidays. **An open house will be held at Standley Lake Visitor's Center on Saturday, March 7, 2020, from 1:00p.m. to 3:00 p.m. and on Sunday, March 8, 2020, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. This will be a time when you canvisit the park and Visitor's Center, find out about the responsibilities of the position, and speak with the current employees.** The full salary range for this position is stated above. The starting range of pay is dependent on qualifications and experience of each individual candidate. ORGANIZATIONAL COMPETENCIES AND CULTURAL VALUES/GENERAL COMPETENCIES The mission of every employee at the City of Westminster is to deliver exceptional value and quality of life through SPIRIT. Each employee is measured by the ability to adhere to the City's core values of Service, Pride, Integrity, Responsibility, Innovation, and Teamwork. This position supports the goals of the Parks, Recreation and Libraries Department, which enhances the quality of life for all Westminster citizens by providing diverse leisure, recreational, and informational services and resources; and acquiring, developing, and maintaining first-class parks, facilities, open space, and trails. This position works toward the accomplishment of the department's mission: Together we create exceptional opportunities for a vibrant community with a commitment to nature, wellness and literacy. GENERAL COMPETENCIES Job Specific - Every employee in this position must be able to: Demonstrate excellent skills in guest relations Assist the public and City staff in a friendly and helpful manner establishing effective working relationships Understand and carry out oral and written instructions Maintain moderately complex records diligently and accurately Educate visitors on Standley Lake natural resources and historical information Work in a high-usage/fast-paced leisure facility environment Work independently as well as with others Objectively handle a wide variety of public contact situations Deal with emergency situations with prompt, calm, common sense action Demonstrate some knowledge of general park practices and techniques; first aid and rescue practices; safe power boat operation; wildlife management, and local vegetation Learn applicable municipal codes and pertinent park regulations All employees are expected to provide excellent customer service, communicate in an effective manner both verbally and in writing, display professionalism and integrity, work efficiently, effectively and accurately, work independently and as part of a team, take initiative, solve problems, display good judgment, take ownership for delivering a high quality product or service, have regular and punctual attendance, and effectively handle emergency situations. JOB SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS Essential Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities, and Tasks 1. Enforces park rules and regulations, Westminster Municipal Code, and Colorado State Boating laws and patrols park areas in vehicles, boat, and on foot Issues summonses as necessary Performs routine boat tows Performs routine boat safety inspections 2. Assists with Aquatic Nuisance Species (ANS) control program, which includes inspecting boats for ANS detection, and spraying and tagging boats for quarantine 3. Greets visitors and processes daily transactions 4. Educates park visitors and provides general information and assistance 5. Performs routine maintenance 6. Prepares daily reports 7. First Aid, CPR and AED certification (provided during training) 8. Responds appropriately to emergencies 9. Must possess a valid driver's license, provide proof of a safe driving record, and maintain a safe driving record for continued employment 10.Maintains regular and punctual attendance Other Duties and Responsibilities 1. Collects fees 2. Performs general park maintenance and clean-up on both land and water 3. Participates in rescue and first aid activities on both land and water 4. Protects park ecosystem including vegetation and wildlife 5. Maintains records Incumbent is accountable for all duties of this job, and other projects and responsibilities may be added at the City's discretion. POSITION REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS/PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Education, Experience, Skills, Formal Training, Licenses, and Certifications Required : Must be at least 21 years of age High school diploma or GED Previous experience in security, law enforcement, rule enforcement, or other compliance work and/or experience in Parks, Recreation, Open Space or Natural Resources or a similar field Valid driver's license and safe driving record Preferred : College-level coursework in Parks, Recreation, Natural Resources, or a related field Previous experience as a Park Ranger Any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience, which would provide the required knowledge and skills, may be considered. Physical Requirements Due to the nature of work, the ability to swim and sufficient physical stamina and strength are needed for: Frequent sitting to perform designated office tasks and to survey park for hazards and potential problems from a vehicle; constant standing and walking over uneven terrain in all weather conditions to address hazards and potential park violations with public; occasional running to address emergency situations Frequent squatting, bending, kneeling, balancing on a patrol boat, reaching overhead and below shoulder, and twisting to perform park maintenance and other related duties; occasional crawling and climbing to perform various park duties Frequent light and firm grasp to safely use tools and equipment; constant fine manipulation and handling to perform maintenance and other duties Occasional step up/down from vehicles and stairs; ability to safely operate vehicles and heavy equipment; normal near and far acuity to observe park for potential hazards and maintenance issues, and hearing to communicate with public, groups, and staff Constant lifting of up to fifty (50) pounds to move and place water buoys and rental equipment; frequent lifting of up to 100 pounds to move equipment; constant carrying of up to fifty (50) pounds and occasionally carrying of up to 100 pounds of equipment and supplies; constant pushing and/or pulling of up to twenty-five (25) pounds, frequent pushing and/or pulling of fifty (50) pounds and occasional pushing and/or pulling of greater than 100 pounds of equipment, supplies, and material WORKING CONDITIONS Work is constantly performed outdoors with constant exposure to extreme temperatures. Position performs related duties and maintenance seasonally at a highly public, municipal park. This is a highly active, visible position within a multi-use municipal park, where periods of high activity and stress may exist. Required Materials and Equipment Operates a four-wheel drive vehicle, pick-up truck with or without trailer, 150 HP 18-foot powerboat, two-way radios to communicate by voice to other lake personnel, water rescue equipment, tow ropes, cash register, telephone, oxygen bottles, and other first aid equipment. PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Candidates must be legally entitled to work in the United States and must successfully pass a criminal background check, reference check, and substance screen. There may be additional pre-employment requirements depending on the nature of the position. We are a caring, courteous, team-oriented organization committed to public service excellence. Employees thrive in a culture that is respectful, professional and diverse. Our work culture encourages passionate, positive and enthusiastic employees. Westminster is a drug-free workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer. Closing Date/Time: 4/6/2020 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, Colorado, United States
Jan 13, 2020
Full Time
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION The Hourly Lifeguard position is responsible for ensuring the safety of guests, surveillance of the pool facility and surrounding areas, enforcement of policies, rules, and regulations, and governing the conduct of guests using a municipal swimming pool.Position requires working evenings, weekends, and holidays, and requires ability to travel to work at all City facility pools as needed.Recreation staff have the primary responsibility of ensuring the safety of program participants. This position is classified as safety-sensitive due to the nature of the work. Employees in this position may be subject to random drug testing and/or heightened supervision per the personnel policies and rules. The full salary range for this position is stated above. The starting range of pay is dependent on qualifications and experience of each individual candidate. Hours for this part-time, non-benefited position vary but may include weekdays, evenings, and weekends. ORGANIZATIONAL COMPETENCIES AND CULTURAL VALUES/GENERAL COMPETENCIES The mission of every employee at the City of Westminster is to deliver exceptional value and quality of life through SPIRIT. Each employee is measured by the ability to adhere to the City's core values of Service, Pride, Integrity, Responsibility, Innovation, and Teamwork. This position supports the goals of the Parks, Recreation and Libraries Department, which enhances the quality of life for all Westminster citizens by providing diverse leisure, recreational, and informational services and resources; and acquiring, developing, and maintaining first-class parks, facilities, open space, and trails. This position works toward the accomplishment of the department's mission: Together we create exceptional opportunities for a vibrant community with a commitment to nature, wellness and literacy. GENERAL COMPETENCIES Job Specific - Every employee in this position must be able to: Demonstrate preventative lifeguarding and current lifeguard techniques, standards, and procedures related to rescue of a drowning swimmers or any user in a distressful situation in or around the swimming pool Act quickly and calmly in emergency situations by making proper judgments as to the correct course of action Rescue swimmers in danger of drowning Pass the City of Westminster's swim and lifeguard skills test Demonstrate first aid procedures common in swimming pool operations Demonstrate CPR and rescue breathing skills within certification standards, and the use of an AED (Automated External Defibrillator) Work courteously with the public and support the City of Westminster guest service philosophy and the SPIRIT values (service, pride, integrity, responsibility, innovation, teamwork) All employees are expected to provide excellent customer service, communicate in an effective manner both verbally and in writing, display professionalism and integrity, work efficiently, effectively and accurately, work independently and as part of a team, take initiative, solve problems, display good judgment, take ownership for delivering a high quality product or service, have regular and punctual attendance, and effectively handle emergency situations. JOB SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS Essential Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities, and Tasks 1. Monitors activities in swimming pool areas to prevent drownings, injuries, or accidents 2. Responds appropriately to emergencies 3. Provides quality swim lesson instruction 4. Participates in all maintenance andcleaning duties including, but not limited to pool, locker rooms, deck, and surrounding facilities 5. Effectively enforces pool rules while following department guest host philosophy 6. Participates in and attends monthly in-service trainings 7. Maintains regular and punctual attendance Other Duties and Responsibilities 1. Instructs swimming classes of various age groups and ability levels 2. Maintains records of activity levels and usage Incumbent is accountable for all duties of this job, and other projects and responsibilities may be added at the City's discretion. POSITION REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS/PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Education, Experience, Skills, Formal Training, Licenses, and Certifications Required : Must be at least 16 years of age Ability to pass Starfish Aquatics Institute StarGuard Training, standard First Aid certification, and CPR/AED certification within 30 days of hire Must pass a required swim test during the interview process Preferred : One (1) full year experience as a lifeguard at a year-round public pool or two (2) summer seasons at a seasonal public pool CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer certification, standard first aid certification, and lifeguard training certification Any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience, which would provide the required knowledge and skills, may be considered. Physical Requirements Work performed is physical in nature and involves sufficient physical strength and stamina for: Constant sitting, standing, and walking throughout pool area to observe patrons' adherence to facility rules and inspect for safety hazards Constant near and far acuity to observe pools for possible troubled swimmers and safety hazards; constant hearing to be aware of troubled individual that may be out of line of sight Frequent crouching, squatting, kneeling, bending, and twisting to perform pool maintenance and rescue duties; frequent climbing and balancing to ascent and descend elevated lifeguard stands Frequent light grasp to hold rescue tubes throughout shift and safely use maintenance items; occasional firm grasp and fine motor skills to perform water testing, first aid, and other emergency functions Occasional reaching overheard to pull up to lifeguard stands; frequent reaching below shoulder to perform pool maintenance and emergency functions Occasional lifting of ten (10) pounds from floor to overhead to move equipment and supplies; occasional lifting of up to seventy-five (75) pounds from floor to chest to assist in moving furniture, equipment, and patrons on backboards Occasionally carry seventy-five (75) pounds up to fifty (50) feet, and fifty (50) pounds up to 100 feet to perform emergency rescues; occasionally push and/or pull seventy-five (75) pounds to remove individuals from pool area in an emergency situation, and set up bleachers for events and lane ropes for lap swim WORKING CONDITIONS Work is constantly performed in a high volume indoor pool setting with constant exposure to loud noise and wet/humid conditions.Work includes periods of high activity and stress during emergencies. Sufficient physical strength, stamina, and conditioning are needed to rescue swimmers in danger of drowning who may resist rescue. Required Materials and Equipment Knowledge oflifeguard equipment to include but not limited to rescue tubes, backboards, bag valve masks, AED, whistles, chemical testing kits, basic pool chemicals, telephones, two-way radios, and megaphones. Uses cleaning chemicals and cleaning equipment such as pool vacuum, hose, pressure washer, and scrubbers. Operates personal computers and other standard office equipment. PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Candidates must be legally entitled to work in the United States and must successfully pass a criminal background check, reference check, and substance screen. There may be additional pre-employment requirements depending on the nature of the position. We are a caring, courteous, team-oriented organization committed to public service excellence.Employees thrive in a culture that is respectful, professional and diverse.Our work culture encourages passionate, positive and enthusiastic employees.Westminster is a drug-free workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer. Closing Date/Time: 12/28/2020 8:30 AM Mountain
Westminster, Colorado Westminster, Colorado, United States
Jan 13, 2020
Full Time
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION People choose Westminster, Colorado, because it is an extraordinary community with an honored past and an even more promising future. Our employees serve with a purpose and embrace our SPIRIT values of Service, Pride, Integrity, Responsibility, Innovation and Teamwork. We are known as a caring, team-oriented working environment with a commitment to excellence. Innovation and creativity are encouraged, where visionary people who want to see their projects and programs implemented thrive. Westminster's work culture encourages passionate, positive and enthusiastic employees. Our mission is clear: We deliver exceptional value and quality of life to our citizens. The Aide -Aquatics position is responsible for assisting with the enforcement of policies, teaching lessons, rules, guidelines and regulations governing the conduct of patrons using municipal aquatics facilities.Position requires working evenings, weekends, holidays and requires the ability to travel to work at all City facility pools as needed. The full salary range for this position is stated above. The starting range of pay is dependent on qualifications and experience of each individual candidate. ORGANIZATIONAL COMPETENCIES AND CULTURAL VALUES/GENERAL COMPETENCIES The mission of every employee at the City of Westminster is to deliver exceptional value and quality of life through SPIRIT. Each employee is measured by the ability to adhere to the City's core values of Service, Pride, Integrity, Responsibility, Innovation, and Teamwork. This position supports the goals of the Parks, Recreation and Libraries Department, which enhances the quality of life for all Westminster citizens by providing diverse leisure, recreational and informational services and resources; and acquiring, developing and maintaining first-class parks, facilities, open space and trails. GENERAL COMPETENCIES Job Specific - Every employee in this position must be able to: Assist in ensuring pool safety rules firmly and courteously with the public Work courteously with the public and support the City of Westminster guest service philosophy and the SPIRIT (Service, Pride, Integrity, Responsibility, Innovation, Teamwork) values Act quickly and calmly in emergency situations by making proper judgments as to the correct course of action Assist in instructing swimming classes of various age groups and ability levels Perform basic swim strokes - front crawl, back crawl, backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke and butterfly stroke for a minimum of 10 yards Demonstrate preventative lifeguarding and current lifeguard techniques, and procedures related to rescue of a drowning swimmers or any user in a distressful situation in or around the swimming pool Act quickly and calmly in emergency situations by making proper judgments as to the correct course of action Rescue swimmers in danger of drowning Pass the City of Westminster's swim and lifeguard skills test Demonstrate first aid procedures common in swimming pool operations Demonstrate CPR and rescue breathing skills within certification standards, and the use of an AED (Automated External Defibrillator) Work courteously with the public and support the City of Westminster guest service philosophy and the SPIRIT values (service, pride, integrity, responsibility, innovation, teamwork) All employees are expected to provide excellent customer service, communicate in an effective manner both verbally and in writing, display professionalism and integrity, work efficiently, effectively and accurately, work independently and as part of a team, take initiative, solve problems, display good judgment, take ownership for delivering a high quality product or service, have regular and punctual attendance, and effectively handle emergency situations. JOB SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS Essential Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities and Tasks Assists in monitoring activities in swimming pool areas to prevent drownings, injuries or accidents and teach lessons Assists rescues of swimmers in danger of drowning and administers first aid Assists in maintaining order in swimming pool and adjacent areas Performs cleaning duties including, but not limited to pool, locker rooms, and deck Follows department guest host philosophy Attends monthly in-service training Maintains regular and punctual attendance Other Duties and Responsibilities Assists in maintaining records of activity levels and usage Aids in conducting classes in swimming for various age groups and levels of ability Incumbent is accountable for all duties of this job and other projects and responsibilities may be added at the City's discretion. POSITION REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS/PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Education, Experience, Skills, Formal Training, Licenses and Certifications Required : At least 15 years of age at time of employment Ability to pass Starfish Aquatics Institute StarGuard Training, standard First Aid certification, and CPR/AED certification within 30 days of hire Preferred : One (1) full year experience as a lifeguard at a year-round public pool or two (2) summer seasons at a seasonal public pool CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer certification, standard first aid certification, and lifeguard training certification Any equivalent combination of education, training and experience, which would provide the required knowledge and skills, may be considered. Physical Requirements Work performed is physical in nature and involves sufficient physical strength and stamina for: Constant sitting, standing, and walking throughout pool area to observe patrons' adherence to facility rules and inspect for safety hazards Constant near and far acuity to observe pools for possible troubled swimmers and safety hazards; constant hearing to be aware of troubled individual that may be out of line of sight Frequent crouching, squatting, kneeling, bending, and twisting to perform pool maintenance and rescue duties; frequent climbing and balancing to ascent and descend elevated lifeguard stands Frequent light grasp to hold rescue tubes throughout shift and safely use maintenance items; occasional firm grasp and fine motor skills to perform water testing, first aid, and other emergency functions Occasional reaching overheard to pull up to lifeguard stands; frequent reaching below shoulder to perform pool maintenance and emergency functions Occasional lifting of ten (10) pounds from floor to overhead to move equipment and supplies; occasional lifting of up to seventy-five (75) pounds from floor to chest to assist in moving furniture, equipment, and patrons on backboards Occasionally carry seventy-five (75) pounds up to fifty (50) feet, and fifty (50) pounds up to 100 feet to perform emergency rescues; occasionally push and/or pull seventy-five (75) pounds to remove individuals from pool area in an emergency situation, and set up bleachers for events and lane ropes for lap swim WORKING CONDITIONS Work is constantly performed in a high volume indoor pool setting with constant exposure to loud noise and wet/humid conditions and pool water. Work includes periods of high activity and stress during emergency situations. High public contact position requiring adequate spoken interaction with the public and pool guests. Required Materials and Equipment Knowledge of lifeguard equipment to include but not limited to rescue tubes, backboards, bag valve masks, AED, whistles, chemical testing kits, basic pool chemicals, telephones, two-way radios, and megaphones. Uses cleaning chemicals and cleaning equipment such as pool vacuum, hose, pressure washer, and scrubbers. Operates personal computers and other standard office equipment. PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Candidates must be legally entitled to work in the United States and must successfully pass a criminal background check, reference check, and substance screen. There may be additional pre-employment requirements depending on the nature of the position. We are a caring, courteous, team-oriented organization committed to public service excellence. Employees thrive in a culture that is respectful, professional and diverse. Our work culture encourages passionate, positive and enthusiastic employees. Westminster is a drug-free workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer. Closing Date/Time: 12/28/2020 8:30 AM Mountain