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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.
MPO Office Assistant
Department of Federal and State Programs
Division: Metropolitan Planning Organization
Position: MPO Office Assistant
Rate of Pay: $10.00+ /Hr (DOE)
EDUCATION, TRAINING, EXPERIENCE
Skills & Abilities:
Posting Date: December 12, 2014
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:
PERFORMS OTHER DUTIES AS ASSIGNED.
Posting Date: December 9, 2014
DISABILITY ADVOCATE (PART-TIME)
POSITION: DISABILITY ADVOCATE (PART-TIME)
NATURE OF WORK:
THIS INDIVIDUAL'S PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITY WILL BE:
TO ENSURE THE COMPREHENSIVE CIVIL RIGHTS OF INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES IN THE AREAS OF:
THE PROGRAM AREAS ARE DATA COLLECTION, ANNUAL TITLE VI REPORT, TITLE VI COMPLAINT PROCEDURES, ANNUAL REVIEW OF TITLE VI PROGRAM, AND DISSEMINATION OF INFORMATION, FAIR HOUSING PROGRAM INITIATIVES AND RESOLUTION OF COMPLAINTS.
THIS INDIVIDUAL MUST BE ABLE TO WORK INDEPENDENTLY ON DAILY DUTIES WITH INITIATIVE, INDEPENDENT JUDGMENT AND DISCRETION IN ALL DUTIES. THIS POSITION INVOLVES CONSIDERABLE CONTACT WITH THE PUBLIC AND PRIVATE SECTOR.
EXAMPLES OF WORK:
PROMOTE FAIR HOUSING CHOICE FOR ALL PERSONS.
PROMOTE HOUSING AND PUBLIC FACILITIES THAT ARE PHYSICALLY ACCESSIBLE AND USABLE BY PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES.
FOSTER COMPLIANCE WITH NONDISCRIMINATION PROVISIONS OF THE FAIR HOUSING ACT.
RESPONSIBLE FOR IMPLEMENTING, MONITORING, AND ENSURING THE CITY'S COMPLIANCE WITH TITLE VI REGULATIONS.
ASSIST IN PROVIDING OPPORTUNITIES FOR PHYSICALLY ACCESSIBLE, RACIALLY AND ETHNICALLY INCLUSIVE PATTERNS OF HOUSING OCCUPANCY.
ASSIST DISABLED PERSONS TO ENSURE AWARENESS AND ENFORCEMENT OF THEIR RIGHTS TO PUBLIC ACCESSIBILITY; REASONABLE ACCOMODATIONS AND FAIR HOUSING.
ASSIST ELDERLY WITH THE CITY'S EARLY WARNING EMERGENCY ALERT PROGRAM
INDIVIDUAL SHOULD BE SENSITIVE TO THE NEEDS OF THE DISABLED.
HAVE AT LEAST TWO (2) YEARS OF COLLEGE AND ONE (1) YEAR OF EXPERIENCE IN A RELATED FIELD PREFERABLY IN A PUBLIC AGENCY SETTING; OR AN EQUIVELENT COMBINATION OF EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION.
ABILITY TO PREPARE CLEAR AND CONCISE NARRATIVE REPORTS.
UNDERSTAND, INTERPRET, EXPLAIN AND APPLY PROVISIONS OF FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL REGULATIONS, POLICIES AND PROCEDURES IN THE AREA OF THE REMOVAL OF PHYSICAL AND PERCEIVED BARRIERS TO DISABLED PERSONS.
POSSESS EXCELLENT VERBAL AND WRITTEN COMMUNICATION SKILLS.
MUST BE COMPUTER LITERATE; KNOWLEDGE OF STANDARD OFFICE EQUIPMENT AND DATA PROCESSING SOFTWARE AT A MINIMUM.
Posted: December 3, 2014
Department of Public Works (Equipment Operator)Position: Equipment Operator
Division: Public Works
Rate of Pay: $10.00/hr
Nature of Work:
Examples of Work:
Posting Date: November 26, 2014
E3 Health Initiative Community Liaison
To provide and ensure the continued connection between Spanish speaking community members and administrative staff and agencies involved in the E3 (Educate, Enroll, and Empower) Health Initiative, an 18 month grant funded project. The job of the community liaison is to assist in improving communication and community participation in health access by providing information on services available to eligible students and families; offering enrollment opportunities for Medicaid/CHIP at various events and locations; and empowering families through enrollment and retention opportunities.
Title Community Liaison
In addition to collaborating on overall program goals and objectives, the community liaison will be asked to work specifically with the Spanish speaking community in Hattiesburg. This person will spearhead efforts to reach this population through education, empowerment, and enrollment.
Summary of essential job functions
• Provide education to adults and children in the target area on health access opportunities related to Medicaid and CHIP qualification requirements and the enrollment and recertification process
Education: Preferred college graduate or college student in their Junior or Senior year. Will consider other educational backgrounds depending on work experience.
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