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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.
Position: Bus Driver
Department: Federal & State Programs
Division: Mass Transit
Rate of Pay: $10.50/hr
Nature of Work:
This is responsible skilled work in the operation of a municipal bus. Work is performed under the general direction of the Director of Mass Transit and subject to immediate supervision and inspection by the Director. No supervisory work is involved.
Examples of Work:
• Drives a municipal bus on a route with a fixed schedule for the purpose of safely transporting passengers.
• High school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent plus one (1) year of related experience or any combination of education, training, and/or experience which reflect job qualifications.
Posting Date: October 29, 2014
Crew Worker – FTPosition: 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 drainage ditches and right of ways
Daily maintenance of departmental vehicles
Performs other duties as directed.
Posting Date: October 11, 2013
Department: Public Service
Rate of Pay: $10.00/hr
Nature of Work:
This is skilled to semi-skilled work in the maintenance and repair of a variety of city vehicles and equipment. Employees in this class are responsible for assisting in the maintenance and repair of such equipment as automotive cars and trucks, heavy duty class trucks, tractors, mass transit buses, dozers, mowers, pumps, and utility maintenance and construction equipment. Work is designated by supervisors and is generally inspected by the same in the form of tests and usage.
Essential Functions of Job:
• Performs oil and lube jobs on an assortment of equipment. Under supervision, will perform overhaul and repairs on gasoline engines.
Desirable Education and Experience:
Graduation from high school or G.E.D equivalent with one year working experience as an automotive mechanic; or an equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the skills, knowledge and ability to perform the required tasks.
Application must possess a Commercial Driver's License of at least a Class "B" or agree to obtain a commercial driver's license with six (6) months of hire.
Posting Date: Oct. 24, 2014
DEPUTY COURT CLERK (Full-Time)
POSITION: DEPUTY COURT CLERK (Full-Time) MON-FRI (3-11 P.M.)
NATURE OF WORK:WORK INVOLVES THE PERFORMANCE OF TECHNICAL CLERICAL FUNCTIONS. INCUMBENT MUST APPLY INDEPENDENT JUDGEMENT AND INTERPRET ROUTINE POLICIES AND REGULATIONS.
EXAMPLES OF WORK:
• COLLECTS, SORTS, AND FILES COURT CASES;
• PULLS WARRANTS TO MATCH ARREST SHEETS.
• ASSISTS IN COMPILING TRAFFIC DOCKETS FOR THE COURT.
• ENTERS REQUIRED INFORMATION ON DISPLAY TERMINAL
• WAITS ON PUBLIC AT COUNTER; ACCEPTS PAYMENTS AND
• PERFORMS RELATED WORK AS REQUIRED.
• WILL BE REQUIRED TO WORK SOME HOLIDAYS
• MUST BE ABLE TO WORK ON CALL
HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR G.E.D., PLUS TWO (2) YEARS COURT CLERICAL EXPERIENCE, OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE.
Persons in this position must be bondable. Though the city pays for the bonding process, all applicants must complete the Public Official's Application and Indemnity Agreement before any offer of position can be extended.
POSTING DATE: 10/24/2014
PLANNING DIVISION MANAGER
POSITION: PLANNING DIVISION MANAGER
DEPARTMENT: URBAN DEVELOPMENT
RATE OF PAY: $48,000 DOE (Depending on Experience)
NATURE OF WORK:
EXAMPLES OF WORK:
• Develops planning, zoning and subdivision ordinances and procedures in accordance with such ordinances, rules, procedures and regulations; provide technical advice on related ordinance preparation.
• Monitors and enforces compliance with Federal, State and Local laws and regulations relating to planning matters.
• Represents the department, relative to planning and zoning matters, at meetings with the Planning Commission, City Council, Mayor and other advisory groups, as directed by the Department Director.
• Directs the preparation and maintenance of necessary planning-related records, directs and participates in the preparation of reports on zoning, land use, environmental issues, floodplain, site development and urban planning.
• Oversees the Neighborhood Improvement Coordinator and the Neighborhood Network program.
• Oversees the Action Center staff and the procedures for receiving citizens’ complaints, etc.
• Serves as a staff liaison for local and regional boards, committees and commissions as directed by the Department Director.
• Performs related work as required.
DESIRABLE EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
• Master’s Degree in Urban Planning, Urban Design, Architecture or a related field and or any equivalent combination of education and experience. AICP certification preferred.
• Prefer a minimum of eight years of experience in municipal planning at the Manager’s level.
• Thorough knowledge of Federal, State and Local laws and standards applicable to planning, land/natural resource management, zoning, economic development, historic preservation, and the environment.
• Extensive knowledge of land use, storm water compliance, comprehensive plans, form-based codes with design guidelines and interpretation of zoning regulations using modern theories, principles and techniques of urban planning,
• Considerable experience in making public presentations and ability to communicate orally and in writing.
• Ability to identify and develop solutions to guide the future growth, design and aesthetics of the built environment and positively influence community leaders and the public in acceptance of such solutions.
• Experience and skills in using various computer software (Microsoft Word products, GIS, etc.); map interpretations (tax, floodplain, zoning, property boundaries, etc.); Site Plan Review plan submittals, and site related documents.
Ability to accurately type 30-40 words per minute on administered typing test.
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