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Thank you for your interest in employment with the City of Hattiesburg. There are several ways to apply for an open, posted position:

• Complete the Online Application Process here.

• Apply in person at the Human Resources Department, 3rd floor City Hall, 200 Forrest Street, downtown Hattiesburg, directly across from the Saenger Theater. All available jobs are posted for review; or

If you have any questions about the application process, you may contact the Human Resources Department at 601.545.4571.

NOTE: The application for the Police and Fire Academy is not available online. You must apply in person at the Human Resources Department.

 



CREW FOREMAN

POSITION: CREW FOREMAN

DEPARTMENT: WATER AND SEWER DEPARTMENT

DIVISION: SEWER

RATE OF PAY: $11.00/HR

 

 

NATURE OF WORK:

 

This is a skilled Supervisory Position overseeing the maintenance and repair of the wastewater collection system (sewer lines and manholes) for the City of Hattiesburg.  The Crew Foreman will be supervised on a daily basis by the Division Manager and will be required to supervise up to six (6) employees while completing assigned work orders with minor supervision.  Crew Foreman will be required to work nights, weekends and holidays if required for the proper operation and maintenance of the wastewater collection system.  Crew Foreman is accountability for employee safety and equipment, trucks and tools assigned to his crew.

 

 

EXAMPLES OF WORK:

 

  • Communicate effectively with public to address their concerns
  • Assist crew workers in the repair of sewer lines and manholes
  • Train new crew workers in the repair of sewer lines and manholes
  • Assist in the location of sewer lines as required
  • Operate heavy equipment and trucks incidental to regular duties
  • Other duties as assigned

 

 

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:

 

This position requires a valid driver’s license be maintained while employed.  High School diploma or G.E.D. with at least two (2) years’ experience in the repair and maintenance of wastewater collection systems.  Ability to work nights, weekends and holidays.  Hepatitis B vaccination.  Both written and verbal communication are essential.

 

Posting Date:  01/26/2015


Equipment Operator

Department: Parks and Recreation

Position: Equipment Operator

Division: Tree Crew

Rate of Pay: $10.00/hr

Nature of Work: This is skilled work in the operation of heavy duty automotive maintenance equipment. Operator is responsible for daily preventive maintenance of equipment. Assignments are usually received in the form of orders to accomplish a specific task. Most work will consist of tree removal, trimming, planting and at times hazard abatement. Daily task included equipment and chainsaw operation/maintenance, tree work, trimming/pruning and tree planting.

 

Examples of Work:
$Applicant must be skilled in the operation of dump trucks (2 ½ ton size). Would prefer some experience in tree climbing and pruning.
$Tree removal, trimming and planting.
$Primary knowledge, aptitudes and abilities including operation of various types of heavy equipment (knuckle boom, bucket truck, stump grinder and a chipper).
$maintain safe work environment for crew and public.
$storm damage and debris clean up.
$Performs related work as required
$possible weekend or night call outs for tree emergencies.

PERFORMS OTHER DUTIES AS ASSIGNED.

Desirable Qualifications:
• High school diploma or GED
• three (3) years' experience in construction type work or tree work.
• Good verbal/communication skills
• CLASS B CDL

Posting Date: December 9, 2014


Department of Public Works (Equipment Operator)

Position: Equipment Operator
Department: Sanitation
Division: Public Works
Rate of Pay: $10.00/hr

 

Nature of Work:
• Skilled work in the operation of light and heavy-duty construction maintenance equipment.
• Operator is responsible for daily preventive maintenance of equipment.
• Assignments are usually received in the form of orders to accomplish a specific task.
• Supervision may be exercised over a small group of laborers.

Examples of Work:
• Operation of equipment such as dump trucks, back-hoes, dozers, etc. for repairs and construction.
• Operates a front-end loader in loading asphalt, gravel, sand, rock slag slurry and similar materials onto trucks.
• Performs related work as required.

Desirable Qualifications:
• High school diploma or G.E.D.
• Two (2) years' work related experience in concrete finishing, culvert installation and asphalt lay-down and repair of sidewalk, curbs, and gutters.
• Must have a valid commercial driver's license.

Posting Date: November 26, 2014


Crew Worker – FT

Position: Crew Worker – FT

Department: Public Works

Rate of Pay: $9.00/hr

Nature of Work: This is semi-skilled maintenance and repair work. Will maintain and repair City streets, sidewalks, drainage ditches.

Examples or Work:
Maintain and Repair City Streets
• Secure area to ensure safety of the public
• Haul asphalt, dirt and gravel to appropriate locations as needed
• Lay concrete to repair city streets and driveways
• Fill potholes existing on City streets
• Clear streets of debris and garbage
• Replace sod when damage is done during construction

Maintain drainage ditches and right of ways
• Lay pipes for drainage ditches
• Clear debris from ditches
• Mow-weed-eat and rake leaves around right of ways and other city streets

Daily maintenance of departmental vehicles
• Perform preventive maintenance on vehicles and equipment by checking tire pressures, oil and fluid levels and pressures before each run
• Complete weekly schedule maintenance on trucks
• Clean trucks at the end of each day

Performs other duties as directed.

Desirable Qualifications
HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR Desirable Qualifications: High school diploma or G.E.D equivalent. Prior experience working with asphalt and concrete preferred. Position requires heavy lifting, stooping, etc. Will be working in extreme weather conditions. Must have a valid Ms drivers license. Must have good communication skills and have the ability to follow instructions. Must be dependable.

Posting Date: October 11, 2013


Warrant Officer

Position: Warrant Officer (seeking candidates for 2 positions)
Department: Municipal Court
Status: Part – Time – will work no more than 20 hours per week.
Rate of Pay: $15.00/hr
Summary of Positions Duties:
Duties include execution of Class “C” misdemeanor warrants, summons, or other process issued by Municipal Court.  Assist other jurisdictions with the execution of warrants within the City if needed.  Serve as Bailiff for the Municipal Court.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of:
• Warrant service;
• Bailiff procedures;
• City ordinances;
• Police communications;
• Laws of arrests, Mississippi Penal Code and Code of Criminal Procedures;
• All other subordinate levels of law enforcement duties, responsibilities and procedures;
• Use and care of vehicles, firearms, and specialized equipment.
Skills and Abilities:
• Follow the policies and procedures of the City of Hattiesburg and the Municipal Court;
• Perform assigned duties with little or no supervision;
• Establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, law enforcement agencies, judicial officials, and the general public;
• Understand and follow written and oral instruction, departmental policy, rules, regulations and laws;
• Ability to analyze situations and adopt a quick, effective, and reasonable course of action;
• Ability to communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing;
• Possess skills in the operation and maintenance of a number of office machines and equipment such as PC’s, copier, fax machine, calculator, etc.
• Ability to tolerate outside working conditions; and
• Ability to maintain appropriate necessary certifications and licenses applicable to job responsibilities, including a Valid Mississippi driver’s license.
• Must pass and maintain all physical activities and requirements to maintain Law Enforcement Certification in Mississippi.
Environmental Factors and Safety Hazards:
Work may be performed in a climate controlled office environment or out in hot/cold weather while serving warrants, summons.
Essential Duties:
• Will work outside of the office to serve warrants, summons, and other process papers for the City of Hattiesburg Municipal Court.
• Will serve as Court Bailiff when Municipal Court is in session maintaining decorum and security in the courtroom during court proceedings.
• Will perform other duties as directed by the Municipal Court Judge.
• Must notify the proper agency when serving warrants out of Hattiesburg City Limits.
Required Experience and Training:
• High School graduation, or equivalent;
• Graduation from a recognized police academy;
• Basic Law Enforcement certification license or ability to obtain license with a refresher course within established timeframe, plus a minimum of three (3) years prior experience as a law enforcement officer.
Posting Date:  August 12, 2014

Position: Warrant Officer (seeking candidates for 2 positions)Department: Municipal CourtStatus: Part – Time – will work no more than 20 hours per week.  

Rate of Pay: $15.00/hr

Summary of Positions Duties: Duties include execution of Class “C” misdemeanor warrants, summons, or other process issued by Municipal Court.  Assist other jurisdictions with the execution of warrants within the City if needed.  Serve as Bailiff for the Municipal Court. 

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of: 

• Warrant service;

 • Bailiff procedures; 

• City ordinances;

 • Police communications; 

• Laws of arrests, Mississippi Penal Code and Code of Criminal Procedures; 

• All other subordinate levels of law enforcement duties, responsibilities and procedures;

 • Use and care of vehicles, firearms, and specialized equipment.

Skills and Abilities:

 • Follow the policies and procedures of the City of Hattiesburg and the Municipal Court;

• Perform assigned duties with little or no supervision;

 • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, law enforcement agencies, judicial officials, and the general public;

 • Understand and follow written and oral instruction, departmental policy, rules, regulations and laws;

 • Ability to analyze situations and adopt a quick, effective, and reasonable course of action;

 • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing; 

• Possess skills in the operation and maintenance of a number of office machines and equipment such as PC’s, copier, fax machine, calculator, etc.

• Ability to tolerate outside working conditions; and• Ability to maintain appropriate necessary certifications and licenses applicable to job responsibilities, including a Valid Mississippi driver’s license.

 • Must pass and maintain all physical activities and requirements to maintain Law Enforcement Certification in Mississippi.Environmental Factors and Safety Hazards: Work may be performed in a climate controlled office environment or out in hot/cold weather while serving warrants, summons.

Essential Duties

• Will work outside of the office to serve warrants, summons, and other process papers for the City of Hattiesburg Municipal Court. 

• Will serve as Court Bailiff when Municipal Court is in session maintaining decorum and security in the courtroom during court proceedings.

• Will perform other duties as directed by the Municipal Court Judge.

• Must notify the proper agency when serving warrants out of Hattiesburg City Limits.

Required Experience and Training:

• High School graduation, or equivalent;

• Graduation from a recognized police academy;

• Basic Law Enforcement certification license or ability to obtain license with a refresher course within established timeframe, plus a minimum of three (3) years prior experience as a law enforcement officer.

Posting Date:  August 12, 2014


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