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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:
• 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
• Go to the Download section on the left side of the City's Web site, click on it and drop down to the Administration section, click on Employment Application, and print application. Complete employment application and submit to the Human Resources Department, 3rd floor City Hall, 200 Forrest Street, Downtown Hattiesburg, directly across from the Saenger Theater. Or, if desired, you may mail completed application to, Human Resources, P. O. Box 1898, Hattiesburg MS, 39403-1898.
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.
Parking Violation Officer
Department/Division: Administration/Parking Division
Rate of Pay: $11.00/hr
Nature of Work: This is a responsible position which requires the ability to make sound decisions and apply consistently; have accountability for monetary payments; and always interact with customers in a professional and calm manner, even in heated situations. The physical demands of this position requires walking, standing, lifting (up to 40 lbs), or reaching. The person in this position will work mostly outdoors in all weather conditions. Assignments will include the use of vehicles related to regular duties. A valid Mississippi Driver’s license is required to be maintained. The position requires after hours availability as needed.
Oversee Parking Meter Maintenance: keep old parking meters covered; change batteries in parking meters as needed; collect money from meters, count, log and deposit
Issuing Tickets for Parking Violations: patrol and issue tickets for violation with appropriate fine; maintain ticket books and ticket counts; submit tickets to the Police Department; represent the City in Municipal Court as needed for testimony in parking violation cases; answer questions and return phone inquiries; maintain profession relationships with area businesses, resident and visitors; maintain and project professional appearance in uniform; collect fine payments from drop boxes, count, and deposit; stay up-to-date on current fine amounts; learn and use correct radio codes and etiquette; up-date various reports on parking spaces and revenues
Operating Mail Room and Mailing Equipment: collect mail from the post office and distribute to correct department boxes; operate Pitney Bowes mail machine to post and seal outgoing mail; take mail to the Post Office daily; maintain City scrap book of events
Oversee Routine Maintenance on DOA and Mayor’s vehicles: maintain vehicles fuel levels; have vehicles washed as needed; track and schedule routine maintenance.
Open and/or Close City Hall daily
Perform other duties as directed
Requirements: High School diploma or G.E.D. equivalent. Must possess and maintain a valid MS Driver’s license. Have legible handwriting and good communication skills.
Posting Date: 03/05/2014
FMR Advanced Signical Technician/Sys Tech
Department: Public Works
Division: Traffic Control and Operations
Rate of Pay: $13.00/hr
Physical Demands of Position: Standing, manual dexterity, walking, climbing, lifting, reaching, use of hand tools. After proper training, candidate must be able to tolerate heights in a bucket truck.
Working Conditions: Inside and outside during any weather conditions. Must be able to work some overtime when needed and must be able to be on call to respond to call outs after normal working hours.
Nature of Work: This is manual work of a skilled nature. Individual must be able to interpret the technical manuals for various traffic/safety equipment and software in order to accomplish the daily assigned jobs. Individual must be willing to learn how to install, operate, set-up, and maintain various traffic signal/ITS equipment and accompanying software. Individual must be able to work in coordination with other personnel, departments, or agencies to maintain existing advanced management software and the field devices key to its optimal operation.
Examples of Work:
General maintenance of Traffic Signal field equipment and systems required.
Troubleshooting all field equipment, including, but not limited to: Signal Controller, Conflict Monitor, Detection (various types), Communication Equipment, Surge Protection, Battery Back-up, and other signal related equipment is required.
Must be able to assess problems and determine resources needed to resolve those problems.
Must also be able to learn and use manufacturer software for programming, set-up, and troubleshooting.
Must also be able to learn and use (at basic levels) the advanced management software used by both MDOT and the City of Hattiesburg.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Certificate/Licenses: Must have or be able to obtain I.M.S.A. Level II certification (within one year of hire). Must have and maintain a valid Mississippi Driver’s License.
Desirable Qualifications: Applicant must have a minimum of a High School Diploma or G.E.D. Equivalent. It is desired that applicant have a 2 year Associates Degree, or Bachelor’s Degree from a qualified post High School institution. At least one (1) year of related work experience, training, or combination of education and experience are desired. Must have good communications skills and the ability to work with others.
Posting Date: 02/27/2014
FMR - Traffic Control/Operations
DEPARTMENT: Traffic Control & Operations
DIVISION: Public Works
RATE OF PAY: $10.00/HR
NATURE OF WORK:
This is manual work of a skilled nature. Individual must be able to interpret the manual on uniform traffic control devices in order to accomplish the daily assigned jobs. Assignments are usually received in the form of a request for service or given verbally over the radio. All work will be performed under the direct control of a crew foreman.
EXAMPLES OF WORK:
Paint markings on city streets.
Install traffic signs.
Help with installation of traffic signals.
Performs related work as required.
Must have a valid Mississippi driver’s license
High school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent with one (1) year of related experience or any combination of education, training and/or experience which reflect job qualifications.
Posting Date: 11/26/13
DEPARTMENT: Construction DIVISION: Public Works BEGINNING PAY: $12.50/Hr. NATURE OF WORK ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION CERTIFICATES/LICENSE QUALIFICATIONS POSTING DATE: 02/04/14
DIVISION: Public Works
BEGINNING PAY: $12.50/Hr.
NATURE OF WORK
ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION
POSTING DATE: 02/04/14
Division Manager - Building Division
DEPARTMENT: URBAN DEVELOPMENT-BUILDING DIVISION
RATE OF PAY: $39,000 + DOE
NATURE OF WORK:
As a Building Official responsible for administrative and technical work in the interpretation of national, regional, and local building codes and related municipal ordinances and policies. Responsible for direct regulatory administration and supervision of plan review, enforcement, and inspection of building construction.
EXAMPLES OF WORK:
Plans, organizes, leads, delegates, uses good judgment and directs the activities of plan review and permit inspections. Directly supervises the plan review and inspection staff serving as the technical codes administrator in order to ensure compliance with state and local codes.
Reviews building permit issuance process to ensure compliance with adopted codes.
Interprets technical building codes, and coordinates judgments in enforcement matters with applicable personnel. Interprets and explains complex codes and compliance procedures to owners, officials, contractors, and the general public. Hears and investigates complaints.
Coordinates the permitting and inspection of building construction with other City Departments/Divisions and District Fire Marshals.
Inspects existing structures for compliance with applicable codes; condemns unsafe structures; initiates demolition procedures when necessary.
Oversees Building Division budget preparation and implementation
Prepares and presents oral and written operation reports.
Participates on a variety of Boards, Commissions and Committees. Prepares reports, makes presentations and recommendations as needed.
Attends all City Council meetings and other community meetings as necessary.
In case of emergency or crisis situation (hurricane, flood, etc.) position is required to perform reasonable duties assigned by immediate supervisor.
CRITICAL EXPERTISE TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Knowledge of the methods and practices involved in all phases of building construction, including plumbing, electrical, and mechanical installation.
Knowledge of national, regional, state, and local construction codes and their interpretation, application, and enforcement in plan review and field inspections.
Must possess and maintain a valid Mississippi Driver’s License and be insurable by current insurance carrier.
Motor Vehicle, Desktop Computer, minimum MicroSoft Office software and other general office equipment.
Education - Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Architecture, Building Construction, Construction Management or related field preferred.
Experience - Four (4) or more years of experience in an equivalent position or the area of construction management with a minimum of Two (2) years in a supervisory or administrative capacity.
Skills, Licenses, Certifications or Registrations – Applicant to provide current status.
POSTING DATE: October 17, 2013
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