Job Descriptions and Labor Relations & Compensation

Airport

AFSCME/Iowa Council 61 AFL-CIO, AFSCME Local 3747, Sioux Gateway Airport Employees Union.

City of Sioux City

Airport Mechanic - IV-5316

Category
Airport
Department
Airport
Pay Rate
Y04
Job Code
IV-5316

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under general direction of the Fleet Supervisor, performs skilled mechanical work in the maintenance and repair of specialized and complex heavy equipment and related motorized, diesel and/or gasoline, equipment.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION (with or without accommodation)

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Assigns, directs, oversees, and prioritizes the work of other mechanics.
  • Performs major overhaul and repair of major and complex automotive and heavy trucks/equipment engines, transmissions and motors.
  • Responds to emergency service calls from the field to repair equipment breakdowns.
  • Diagnoses and repairs heavy equipment using computerized diagnostic systems and tools.
  • Operates a variety of shop tools, precision instruments and equipment.
  • Designs and fabricates special attachments and brackets on equipment.
  • Performs welding and body fabrication work.
  • Uses computer to access vehicle work order history, maintains parts inventory and issue parts.
  • Maintains and repairs hydraulic pumps, cylinders and hoses.
  • Cleans and maintains shop/garage areas, equipment and tools.
  • Acts in the absence of the supervisor.
  • Maintains accurate records of work performed, materials and parts used.
  • Maintains good public relations through courteous and prompt attention to all citizen requests for services.
  • Maintains regular and punctual attendance at work.
  • Regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 50 pounds.
  • Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency.
  • In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required
  • to report to work in a state of declared emergency.
Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Graduation from standard high school or GED equivalent and tech/trade school preferably including course work in mechanics or shop and considerable, three to four years, of prior work experience in automotive mechanics and repair, or any combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

MINIMUM ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Abilities

The employee frequently is required to use hands and fingers to handle and feel; reach with hands and arms; and smell. Ability to quickly move hands, hands together with arms, or two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects, ability to exert muscle force repeatedly or continuously over time; this involves muscular endurance and resistance to muscle fatigue, ability to use abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time without 'giving out' or fatiguing, ability to quickly and repeatedly bend, stretch, twist, or reach out with your body, arms, and/or legs.

Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you, ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer), ability to see details at a distance, ability to identify and understand the speech of another person, ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences. 

Job Knowledge

Complete working knowledge of the assembly, adjustment, tear down, and maintenance of a wide variety of automotive vehicles, trucks and specialized automotive equipment; knowledge and skill in the use of the common tools and equipment used in automotive mechanical maintenance and repair. Ability to troubleshoot, inspect and diagnose problems and malfunctions of vehicles and equipment, ability to interpret and follow drawings, schematics and repair charts, ability to develop and maintain accurate records of repairs and maintenance performed.

Language Skills and Interpersonal Communication

Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide assistance to employees. Requires the ability to speak clearly, distinctly and effectively with fellow employees; read in English and compare similarities and differences between words and series of numbers; apply common sense understanding to the work process and procedures; and to provide and follow verbal and written instructions. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with customers (internal and external) and city officials.

Work Environment

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions; extreme cold; extreme heat; risk of electrical shock; and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud. 

Special Requirements

Possession of a valid Iowa Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with tanker and air brake endorsements.

 

Approved Resolution 2009-000766
Dated 10/05/09

City of Sioux City

Airport Office Assistant - IV-1012

Category
Airport
Department
Airport
Pay Rate
Y03
Job Code
IV-1012

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under general direction of the Airport Operations & Maintenance Manager, provides technical and clerical support; manages & implements all aspects of Airport Security Program; demonstrates working knowledge of all Airport Security regulations including TSA-TSR 1540, 1542 and 1544. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION (with or without accommodation)

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Answers questions and inquiries via phone, e-mail, paper, or in person regarding airport policies, procedures or operations and direct citizens to the appropriate airport or tenant/personnel.
  • Completes and processes claims, vouchers, invoices, requisitions, and purchase orders; maintain supply inventory.
  • Allocates receipts and expenditures to various accounts.
  • Prepares and maintains airport security program.
  • Prepares and maintains reports; update airport records as needed.
  • Receives, distributes, files, and retrieves airport mail and other records and reports and run copies of records, reports and other materials.
  • Receives and processes airport badging applications; issues airport id’s and vehicle permits; presents airport driving and security training, calculates badging and parking fees; responds to TSA questions and audits; review threat assessments; conducts TSA-required security audits; creates and processes other security-related paperwork; answers airport security-related questions.
  • Issues, inventory and audits airport-issued keys.
  • Informs the Operations Manager and/or Airport Director of all airport security-related matters.
  • Type forms, statistical records, reports, and other non-production material unique to the airport.
  • Escorts unbadged personnel.
  • Responds as needed to airport security issues and aircraft emergencies.
  • Performs other such duties and functions as are necessary or incidental to the proper performance of this position.
  • Maintains good public relations through courteous and prompt attention to all citizen requests for service.
  • Maintains regular and punctual attendance and working hours.
  • Works independently.
  • Regularly lifts and/or moves up to 10 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 30 pounds.
  • Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency. In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in a state of declared emergency.

 

Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

High school or GED supplemented by some college level or business school course work, and a minimum of two to three years of experience in office or accounting work; or any combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

MINIMUM ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Abilities

Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you, ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer), ability to see details at a distance, ability to identify and understand the speech of another person, ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

Job Knowledge

Requires a thorough and complete knowledge of office equipment and procedures; a comprehensive knowledge of the principles of bookkeeping, accounting and filing systems including business contracts, computers and related software; ability to apply current office technology, resources and services to assist employees, Officials, vendors and the general public. Thorough knowledge of city ordinances and municipal government; and business math, interpersonal relations and the ability to use the English language effectively. Ability to work independently and to exercise independent judgment in making decisions in accordance with established policies and regulations, and to assist with the training of new employees; ability to exercise independent judgment in making decisions in accordance with established policies and regulations, and to assist with the administration and coordination of general office activities.

Language Skills and Interpersonal Communication

Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide assistance to customers (external and internal). Requires the ability to speak clearly, distinctly and effectively with citizens and fellow employees; read in English and compare similarities and differences between words and series of numbers; apply common sense understanding to the work process, procedures, programs and services; and follow verbal and written instructions.

Work Environment

Work is normally performed in a normal inside office environment with appropriate heating and cooling and is not subject to significant occupational or environmental hazards other than those normally associated with general public contact.

Special Requirements

Must be able to pass a 10 year back-ground check through TSA for airport-issued ID badge. Working knowledge of TSA regulations and airport security.

 

Approved Resolution 2009-000766
Dated 10/05/09

City of Sioux City

Airport Worker I - IV-5310

Category
Airport
Department
Airport
Job Type
Non-Exempt
Pay Rate
Y01
Job Code
IV-5310

Date Adopted
June 5, 1995
Date Revised
October 05, 2009
Approved Res.No
2009-000766
Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under general direction of the Airport Operations & Maintenance Manager, performs custodial duties involving building cleaning tasks, minor building maintenance, terminal security monitoring, snow removal, airfield functions, and related work.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION (with or without accommodation)

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Maintains the cleanliness of the airport terminal, including but not limited to floors, restrooms, windows, walls, plants, and furniture.
  • Performs grounds keeping including removal of paper, debris and unwanted plant material; snow removal around airport terminal and occasionally in the parking lot and ramp area.
  • Makes minor repairs to the buildings, building equipment and furniture.
  • Monitors and responds to airfield and terminal building security issues; assists passengers; performs airfield inspections, issues/cancels Notices to Airmen (NOTAM), conduct winter runway friction tests; assists with aircraft diversions/emergencies.
  • Escorts unbadged personnel.
  • Maintains good public relations through courteous and prompt attention to all citizen requests for service.
  • Maintains regular and punctual attendance at work.
  • Regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency.
  • In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in a state of declared emergency.

 

Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Custodial and minor maintenance experience and completion of a standard high school or GED course; or any combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

MINIMUM ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Abilities

The employee frequently is required to use hands and fingers to handle and feel; reach with hands and arms; and smell. Ability to quickly move hands, hands together with arms, or two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects, ability to exert muscle force repeatedly or continuously over time; this involves muscular endurance and resistance to muscle fatigue, ability to use abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time without 'giving out' or fatiguing, ability to quickly and repeatedly bend, stretch, twist, or reach out with your body, arms, and/or legs. Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you, ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer), ability to see details at a distance, ability to identify and understand the speech of another person, ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

Job Knowledge

Working knowledge of building cleaning practices, cleaning chemicals, other supplies and equipment. Ability to apply knowledge to economically and efficiently accomplish job tasks; some knowledge of hazard/safety precautions necessary in building maintenance work; ability to work from plans and written instruction; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers and supervisors. Language Skills and Interpersonal Communication Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide effective and courteous assistance to employees, customers and the general public. Requires the ability to write and speak effectively with fellow employees and the general public; read in English and compare similarities and differences between words and series of numbers; apply common sense understanding to the work process, procedures, programs and services; and to provide and follow verbal and written instructions. Requires the ability to work as a member of a team in order to accomplish tasks; the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the general public.

Work Environment

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to indoor conditions and risk of electrical shock. The employee is frequently exposed to high places and fumes or airborne particles. The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, toxic or caustic chemicals, and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually minimal.

Special Requirements

Possession of a valid Iowa Driver’s License. Must be able to pass a 10 year back-ground check through TSA for Airport-issued ID badge. The City of Sioux City is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages employees and prospective employees to discuss needed accommodations with the appropriate City representatives.

 

Approved Resolution 2009-000766
Dated 10/05/09

City of Sioux City

Airport Worker II - IV-5312

Category
Airport
Department
Airport
Pay Rate
Y02
Job Code
IV-5312

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under general direction of the Airport Operations & Maintenance Manager, performs semi-skilled work involving the repair and maintenance of the airport, airfield and rental properties. Work involves grounds maintenance, operation of construction and maintenance equipment and building maintenance.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION (with or without accommodation)

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Performs ground keeping including mowing of airfield, fields and lawn; spraying of pesticides and herbicides; snow and ice removal; generally keeping grounds and facilities clean and neat.
  • Repairs and replaces plumbing fixtures and equipment such as water heaters, lavatories, sinks, showers, faucets, and washers.
  • Installs and repairs electrical wiring, fixtures, time clocks, switches, and control devices on landside and airfield lighting; sign repair on airside.
  • Performs basic carpentry tasks and serve as a helper to skilled tradespersons.
  • Reports need for materials and equipment on construction and repair jobs.
  • Provides airfield wildlife control.
  • Paints airfield markings and street markings.
  • Performs minor airfield fence and gate repair.
  • Patches potholes and put down asphaltic concrete and concrete cement.
  • Operates a variety of special and standard construction and maintenance equipment such as front end loader, truck, air compressor, tractor, back hoe, snow removal equipment, and other automotive equipment and machines as required as necessary.
  • Monitors and responds to airfield and terminal building security issues; assists passengers; performs airfield inspections, issues/cancels Notices to Airmen (NOTAM), conduct winter runway friction tests; assists with aircraft diversions/emergencies.
  • Escorts unbadged personnel.
  • Maintains good public relations through courteous and prompt attention to all citizen requests for services.
  • Maintains regular and punctual attendance at work.
  • Regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency.
  • In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in a state of declared emergency.
Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Significant experience in work performing building, public works or utility construction and maintenance tasks, preferably including the operation of automotive equipment and completion of a standard high school or GED course; or any combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

MINIMUM ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Abilities

The employee frequently is required to use hands and fingers to handle and feel; reach with hands and arms; and smell. Ability to quickly move hands, hands together with arms, or two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects, ability to exert muscle force repeatedly or continuously over time; this involves muscular endurance and resistance to muscle fatigue, ability to use abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time without 'giving out' or fatiguing, ability to quickly and repeatedly bend, stretch, twist, or reach out with your body, arms, and/or legs. Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you, ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer), ability to see details at a distance, ability to identify and understand the speech of another person, ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

Job Knowledge

Good knowledge of tools, equipment, materials, methods, and techniques commonly used in public works, utility construction and maintenance activities; some knowledge of hazard/safety precautions necessary in construction and maintenance work; ability to make concise and accurate written reports; ability to work from plans and written instruction; ability to read and understand Federal Aviation Regulations; ability to accurately develop time, materials and equipment listings for projects; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers and supervisors.

Language Skills and Interpersonal Communication

Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide effective and courteous assistance to employee, customers and the general public. Requires the ability to write and speak effectively with fellow employees and the general public; read in English and compare similarities and differences between words and series of numbers; apply common sense understanding to the work process, procedures, programs and services; and to provide and follow verbal and written instructions. Requires the ability to work as a member of a team in order to accomplish tasks; the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the general public.

Work Environment

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions and risk of electrical shock. The employee is frequently exposed to high, precarious places and fumes or airborne particles. The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, toxic or caustic chemicals, and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Special Requirements

Possession of a valid Iowa Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Class B. Must be able to pass a 10 year back-ground check through TSA for Airport-issued ID badge. The City of Sioux City is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages employees and prospective employees to discuss needed accommodations with the appropriate City representatives.

 

Approved Resolution 2009-000766
Dated 10/05/09

City of Sioux City

Airport Worker III - IV-5314

Category
Airport
Department
Airport
Pay Rate
Y3A
Job Code
IV-5314

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under general supervision, perform skilled and semi-skilled work in the maintenance, repair and alternation of the airfield, municipal buildings and facilities and related work as required.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION (with or without accommodation)

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

Performs grounds keeping including mowing of airfield, fields and lawn; supervises snow and ice removal; generally keeping grounds and facilities clean and neat.

Installs and repairs plumbing fixtures; make preventative and emergency plumbing repairs; replace and repair water mains, hydrants, steam and hot water valves.

Inspects, repairs and maintains air conditioning units, boilers, hot water tanks, steam lines, motors, thermostats, and related equipment and systems.

Installs and repairs electrical motors, switches, light fixtures, etc.; replaces broken window glass and repairs or replaces window cords; repairs leaking roofs and replaces defective roofing; performs routine plastering on small jobs and patchs plastering; mixes prepared paint and paints both indoors and outdoors.

Performs a variety of carpentry tasks including tearing down and rebuilding partitions; putting in floors; building sheds and shelter houses; bench carpentry work; builds tables, shelves, cabinets, and desks from rough sketches and blueprints; repairs doors, locks, tables, chairs, and other wooden equipment.

Reports need for materials and equipment on construction and repair jobs.

Provides airfield wildlife control.

Paints airfield markings and street markings.

Performs minor airfield fence and gate repair.

Patches potholes and put down asphaltic concrete and concrete cement.

Operates a variety of special and standard construction and maintenance equipment such as front end loader, truck, air compressor, tractor, back hoe, snow removal equipment, and other automotive equipment and machines as required as necessary.

Monitors and responds to airfield and terminal building security issues; assists passengers; performs airfield inspections, issues/cancels Notices to Airmen (NOTAM), conducts winter runway friction tests; assists with aircraft diversions/emergencies.

Escorts unbadged personnel.

Maintains good public relations through courteous and prompt attention to all citizen requests for service.

Maintains regular and punctual attendance at work.

Regularly lift and/or moves up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift up to 50 pounds.

Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency.

In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in a state of declared emergency.

 

Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Significant (six or more years) experience in building or mechanical maintenance and repair work at the journeyman level; experience supervising small teams of employees and completion of a standard high school or GED course; or any combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

MINIMUM ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Abilities

The employee frequently is required to use hands and fingers to handle and feel; reach with hands and arms; and smell. Ability to quickly move hands, hands together with arms, or two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects, ability to exert muscle force repeatedly or continuously over time; this involves muscular endurance and resistance to muscle fatigue, ability to use abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time without 'giving out' or fatiguing, ability to quickly and repeatedly bend, stretch, twist, or reach out with your body, arms, and/or legs. Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you, ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer), ability to see details at a distance, ability to identify and understand the speech of another person, ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

Job Knowledge

Good knowledge of tools, equipment, materials, methods, and practices commonly used in mechanical or building maintenance and repair work; good knowledge of occupational hazards and necessary safety precautions applicable to building and mechanical maintenance work; ability to interpret work from sketches and penciled layouts; ability to direct a small group of semi-skilled or unskilled co-workers when necessary; skill in the use and care of tools and equipment necessary to perform various building maintenance and repair tasks, including journeyman level skill in at least one of the building or mechanical trades, preferably carpentry or plumbing, and reasonable facility in several related trades; ability to read and understand Federal Aviation Regulations; ability to accurately develop time, materials and equipment listings for projects; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers and supervisors. 

Language Skills and Interpersonal Communication

Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide effective and courteous assistance to employee, customers and the general public. Requires the ability to write and speak effectively with fellow employees, and the general public; read in English and compare similarities and differences between words and series of numbers; apply common sense understanding to the work process, procedures, programs and services; and to provide and follow verbal and written instructions. Requires the ability to work as a member of a team in order to accomplish tasks; the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the general public.

Work Environment

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions and risk of electrical shock. The employee is frequently exposed to high, precarious places and fumes or airborne particles. The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, toxic or caustic chemicals, and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Special Requirements

Possession of a valid Iowa Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Class B. Must be able to pass a 10 year back-ground check through TSA for Airport-issued ID badge. The City of Sioux City is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages employees and prospective employees to discuss needed accommodations with the appropriate City representatives.

 

Approved Resolution 2009-000766
Dated 10/05/09

Bargaining Units

Affiliated Sioux City Municipal Employee Union Local 212 AFSCME/Iowa Council 61, AFL-CIO, Field Services and Operations Unit and Technical and Clerical Unit

City of Sioux City

Accounting Clerk - IV-1205

Category
Bargaining Units
Department
Varies
Pay Rate
A13
Job Code
IV-1205

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under supervision to perform complex and specialized clerical and paraprofessional record and accounting work.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Record and maintain accounting data in ledgers regarding a variety of expenditures, charges and wages.
  • Perform routine audits on reports and financial documents.
  • Record periodic adjustments to budgets including encumbrances, expenditures and balances.
  • Reconcile statements and accounts, including cash receipts.
  • Process and reconcile payroll documents.
  • Prepare routine correspondence with vendors and customers.
  • Organize and prepare various reports concerning projects, bids, activities, etc.
  • Organize and prepare financial data for various reports and grants.
  • Process and maintain records regarding employee insurance enrollment and claims.
  • Process and review invoices and related records for accounts payable/receivable.
  • Assist in the training of new employees.
  • Performs other directly related duties consistent with the role and function of the position as assigned by the supervisor.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with Officials, fellow employees and the general public.
  • Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency. In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in a state of declared emergency.
  • Maintain regular and punctual working hours.
Preferred Skills

MINIMUM ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Abilities

Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you, ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer), ability to see details at a distance, ability to identify and understand the speech of another person, ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

Job Knowledge

Thorough knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and Federal, State, and local grant regulations and their application to a variety of accounting transactions and problems with reference to public accounting; thorough knowledge of City Ordinances and municipal government; thorough knowledge of data processing systems used in accounting and an office environment; a comprehensive knowledge of the basic principals of bookkeeping, accounting and filing systems; ability to audit financial data according to generally accepted auditing standards; ability to gather pertinent facts, make thorough analysis and arrive at sound conclusions; ability to prepare clear and comprehensive reports and complex fiscal reports; ability to develop modifications and improvements in existing accounting maintenance procedures; ability to read and interpret complex and sometimes conflicting federal, state, and local accounting requirements; ability to make independent decisions; some knowledge of budgetary procedures and record keeping practices; ability to solve complex problems; ability to successfully relate with employees of other departments in order to solve problems; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, government officials and the public. 

Language Skills and Interpersonal Communication

Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide assistance to customers (external and internal). Requires the ability to write and speak clearly, distinctly and effectively with fellow employees and patrons; read in English and compare similarities and differences between words and series of numbers; apply common sense understanding to the work process, procedures, programs and services; to provide and follow verbal and written instructions, and the ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with groups and individuals, with staff, volunteers and the public.

Work Environment

Ninety percent of the duties of this job are performed in a normal office environment with appropriate heating and cooling and is not subject to significant occupational or environmental hazards other than those normally associated with general public contact, dust or odors.

Special Requirements

None

 

City of Sioux City

Accounting Technician - IV-1207

Category
Bargaining Units
Department
Finance and Administration
Pay Rate
A16
Job Code
IV-1207

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under general direction of the Managerial Accountant, performs a wide variety of complex tasks associated with employee records and processing the City’s bi-weekly payroll. This position requires a high degree of confidentiality as it deals with all aspects of employees’ payroll records, including rates of pay, deductions, garnishments, and direct deposit.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION (with or without accommodation)

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Reviews and updates payroll records for accuracy and completeness. Verifies information against labor contracts and employee manuals for compliance.
  • Maintains deduction changes and records of taxes, health insurance, LTD, deferred comp, bonds, wage assignments, child support, garnishments, dues, etc.
  • Processes payroll by verifying hours, overtime, deductions, taxes; figure lump sum payments; separate and distributes checks to departments.
  • Processes payroll accounts payable for payment of all items deducted from checks.
  • Posts accounts payable and receivable, verifies and balances journal and ledger entries.
  • Reconciles, reviews, verifies, and corrects entries, codes and documents to ensure accuracy.
  • Reviews, generates and verifies check reports.
  • Compiles data, prepares and generates a variety of periodic reports and statements.
  • Assists employees and members of the public with questions regarding payroll transactions.
  • Scans and files all employee records for visual image retrieval.
  • Completes verification of employment and salary forms.
  • Completes IPERS refund forms for terminating employees. Determines the source of the refund.
  • Assists with year-end tasks and other projects as needed.
  • Maintains confidentiality of information as necessary.
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with Officials, other agencies, fellow employees and the general public.
  • Maintains regular and punctual attendance and working hours.
  • Regularly lifts and/or move to 10 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 30 pounds.
  • Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency. In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in a state of declared emergency.
Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Graduation from standard high school preferably supplemented with college or business school level training in accounting and / or bookkeeping and two years of work experience in accounting or bookkeeping or any combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

MINIMUM ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Abilities

Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you, ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer), ability to see details at a distance, ability to identify and understand the speech of another person, ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

Job Knowledge

Requires a thorough and complete knowledge of office equipment and procedures; a comprehensive knowledge of the principals of bookkeeping, accounting and filing systems including business contracts, computers and related software; ability to apply current office technology, resources and services to assist employees, officials, vendors and the general public. Thorough knowledge of City Ordinances and municipal government; business math, interpersonal relations and the ability to use the English language effectively. Ability to work independently and to exercise independent judgement in making decisions in accordance with established policies and regulations, and to assist with the training of new employees. Ability to enter data into a P.C. and related tasks; move, shelve and store documents and related materials.

Language Skills and Interpersonal Communication

Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide assistance to customers (external and internal). Requires the ability to speak clearly, distinctly and effectively with fellow employees; read in English and compare similarities and differences between words and series of numbers; apply common sense understanding to the work process, procedures, programs and services; and to provide and follow verbal and written instructions.

Work Environment

Work is normally performed in a normal inside office environment with appropriate heating and cooling and is not subject to significant occupational or environmental hazards other than those normally associated with general public contact.

Special Requirements

None

City of Sioux City

Archival Records Clerk - IV-2106

Category
Bargaining Units
Department
Museum
Job Type
Covered
Pay Rate
A11
Job Code
IV-2106

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under general supervision performs professional and specialized technical and clerical work involving the development and preservation of the Museum’s artifacts, collections and displays.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Catalog and manage archival artifacts and collections.
  • Research and compile historical data.
  • Provide assistance to patrons and researchers in the use of historical and archival documents.
  • Conduct research to identify and establish authenticity of objects in the Museum’s collections.
  • Monitor archival collections on display and in storage, notes changes in condition.
  • Assist with research for exhibitions, displays and publications.
  • Attend professional conferences, workshops and meetings to keep abreast of developments in the field.
  • Develop and organize special projects and displays.
  • Prepare inventories and finding aids to the artifacts and collections in the Archives.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with Officials, other agencies, fellow employees and the general public.
  • Maintain regular and punctual attendance and working hours.
Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Graduation from a four year college or university in History or related field with preference for a Master’s Degree in Museum studies or Library Science supplemented by two years of professional level experience on archival management or an equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

MINIMUM PHYSICAL AND MENTAL ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Physical Requirements

Regular standing, walking, reaching, feeling, and lifting up to 20 lbs. occasional lifting up to fifty lbs. and precise use of fingers, arms to enter data into a P.C. accurately and quickly; and the ability to see with normal color perception at a distance of 20” or less and hear within normal limits with or without corrective assistance.

Cognitive Demands

Thorough knowledge of history, archival management, research procedures and techniques; knowledge of Museum practices, standards and ethics; computers and related soft ware programs. Ability to catalog artifacts and to perform preservation techniques on artifacts; good organizational and records management skills, and skill in the use of computers, and the ability to complete work assignments accurately and in a timely fashion with proper attention to detail.

Language Ability and Interpersonal Communication

Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide assistance to customers (external and internal). Requires the ability to write and speak clearly, distinctly and effectively with fellow employees and patrons; read in English and compare similarities and differences between words and series of numbers; apply common sense understanding to the work process, procedures, programs and services; and to provide and follow verbal and written instructions.

Work Environment

Work is normally performed in a normal inside office environment with appropriate heating and cooling and is not subject to significant occupational or environmental hazards other than those normally associated with general public contact and dust which may cause allergic reactions.

Special Requirements

None

City of Sioux City

Art Center Publication Coordinator - IV-2407

Category
Bargaining Units
Department
Art Center
Pay Rate
A16
Job Code
IV-2407

Job Description

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Performs specialized clerical and limited technical work in research, preparation and display of exhibits in the museum; does related work as required.

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: This position is directly responsible to the Art Center Director. Work involves setting deadlines and carrying out the preparation procedures (from rough copy to finished layouts and printing) of the Art Center's publications. These include: the quarterly ARTiFACT, exhibition announcements, educational brochures, THE SHOP event announcements, association special brochures, press releases, exhibition catalogs, annual reports and other printed material related to the Art Center; responsible for labeling and dispatch of bulk mailings; writes copy for press releases and other assigned writing or writes from Director's copy notes; responsible for revising mailing list and press release for publicity contacts; design of exhibitions and lighting, this includes preparing wall labels, tags and signage for exhibitions and programs; assist registrar with inventory of permanent collection and condition reports of temporary exhibitions when needed; act as contact person for exhibition listings in gallery guides and magazines; assist with front desk duties, THE SHOP, and opening and closing of the Art Center when needed.

EXAMPLES OF WORK: (Illustrative only)

  • Communicates ideas to printer, typesetting, photography and printing for completion of Art Center publications; communicates ideas to staff;
  • Responsible for graphic design, layout, negative stripping, folding, collating, stapling, labeling, stuffing and mailing of Art Center publications;
  • Prepares, dry mounts, and cuts signage;
  • Prepares exhibition calendar for Art Center entrance signs;
  • May assist with exhibition installations;
  • Prepares signage by hand lettering or layout for Art Center events that require additional support;
  • Performs related work as required;
  • Assists Director in establishing long term exhibition schedules;
  • Designs, writes, edits and prepares for printing marketing materials such as brochures, flyers, catalogs, public address announcements, quarterly materials, and videos;
  • Works with vendors to develop signage for displays;

 

Preferred Skills

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Good knowledge of commercial art field to deal effectively with typesetters, photographers and printers; ability to use IBM computer software (Aldus Page Maker Program) to complete graphic layouts and other related responsibilities; knowledge and ability to handle works of art properly; ability to type, file and maintain proper records; ability to understand and use 35mm camera; good knowledge of research techniques and of the sources and availability of information; ability to analyze a variety of problems, make sound recommendations as to their solutions and to prepare working procedures; ability to express ideas effectively, orally and in writing; ability to maintain harmonious and effective working relationships with other employees and the public; good physical condition.

ACCEPTABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING: While graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in graphic or fine arts is desirable, experience in work affording familiarity with preparation of printed materials may be substituted for education.

City of Sioux City

Auditorium Technician - IV-2209

Category
Bargaining Units
Department
Events Facilities
Job Type
Non-Exempt
Pay Rate
A15
Job Code
IV-2209

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

Under the general direction of the Orpheum Theater Manager, performs semiskilled to skilled work in the operation and maintenance of the Orpheum Theater and does other related work as required.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION (with or without accommodation):

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Discusses job requirements with and receives detailed instructions from a supervisor.
  • Assists in the supervision of and participation of the work of a small crew.
  • Provides leadership for small work crews during large scale labor operations.
  • Setting up, operating an event or cleaning up for an event at the Orpheum Theater.
  • Assists in the supervision of and participates in the work of repairing, maintaining and cleaning of the Orpheum Theatre facilities.
  • Operates fork lifts or other motorized equipment.
  • Operates public address or sound systems.
  • Operates spot lights or other lighting systems and other special theatrical type equipment.
  • Operates motorized equipment and technical theater equipment.
  • Keeps records of work performed, reports for needed materials and supplies.
  • Receives instructions at the beginning of each event or task, constant supervision is not required for routine tasks or events.
  • Expected to perform the same duties as a laborer.
  • Trains and instructs subordinates.
  • Performs manual work in the semiskilled to limited skilled tasks for the technical operation of the Orpheum Theatre.
  • Establishes and maintain effective working relationships with City Officials, other agencies, fellow employees and the general public.
  • Maintains regular and punctual attendance and working hours.
  • Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency. In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in a state of declared emergency.

 

Preferred Skills

MINIMUM PHYSICAL AND MENTAL ABILITES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Cognitive Demands, Skills and Abilities: Complete working knowledge of the practices and principals of basic maintenance work regarding typical convention center/arena operations, and of operating, maintaining light equipment, and of procedures and policies governing the operation of such equipment including accepted safety policies and practices, hazards and precautions. Ability and skill in the safe operation of various equipment used in the Orpheum Theatre/arena and maintenance of City properties.

Language Ability and Interpersonal Communication: Requires effective communication skills and the ability to write and speak clearly, distinctly and effectively with fellow employees and the general public; read in English and compare similarities and differences between words and series of numbers; apply common sense understanding to the work process, procedures, programs and services; and to provide and follow written instructions; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with City officials and staff, business representatives and the general public.

Physical requirements: Regularly lifts up to 25 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 50 pounds.

Job Knowledge: Some knowledge of public assembly facilities practices; some knowledge of tools, materials, equipment and operation procedures used in the operation of the Orpheum Theater; ability to operate motorized equipment; ability to work from plans or written instructions; ability to assign and supervise the work of others; dependability and good physical condition.

Work Environment: Eighty percent of the work is performed in an inside environment with appropriate heating and cooling and is subject to occupational or environmental hazards. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is at times exposed to moving mechanical parts and outside weather conditions. Field conditions outdoors are varying weather conditions, with varying low to high equipment noise; walking on grass, with normal outdoor to high outdoor dust levels. The noise level in the work environment is at times loud.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND ACCEPTABLE EXPERIENCE/ TRAINING:

Some experience in the technical operations of a public assembly facility; and preferably completion of a standard high school course; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Requires a valid driver’s license issued by the state of Iowa.

PRE-EMPLOYMENT SCREENINGS:

Pre-employment screenings may include but are not limited to: criminal background search and drug and alcohol screen.

City of Sioux City

Automotive Equipment Operator I - IV-6110

Category
Bargaining Units
Department
Varies
Job Type
Non-Exempt
Pay Rate
A14
Job Code
IV-6110

Date Adopted
August 6, 2012
Date Revised
October 2016
Approved Res.No
2012-000531 & 2016-0878
Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

Under general direction of the Labor Supervisor, drives and operates various trucks and other motorized light equipment to haul, move and/or transport material, equipment and personnel.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION (with or without accommodation):
The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

• Drives and operates a truck or other related automotive light equipment.
• Operates equipment to move and transport personnel and materials including dirt, rock, gravel, tree limbs, and debris to and from various job sites throughout the City.
• Performs routine preventative maintenance schedules; cleans, fuels and maintains assigned equipment; conducts walk around inspections prior to and after operating equipment.
• Operates various small or light equipment including front end loader, snow blower, tree grinder, flusher, compressor, skid loader, spreader, and small utility tractor.
• Sets up or installs various traffic control signs, cones, barricades, and snow fences.
• Mows, trims and maintains turf in parks, cemeteries and similar areas.
• Digs holes and trenches, transplants trees, opens and closes grave sites.
• Participates in all snow and ice control duties as assigned.
• Patrols park areas to pick up trash and debris, opens and closes cemeteries.
• Washes and fuels equipment.
• Responds to afterhours calls.
• Assists crew with asphalt and tar applications, mud jacking, flushing sand, etc. operations.
• Assists with the installation and repair of playground equipment and tree trimming operations.
• Assists in loading and unloading materials onto and off the truck, cleaning up spills and debris.
• May serve as the lead person on a small crew involved in construction/maintenance activities.
• Maintains regular and punctual attendance at work.
• Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with officials, other agencies, fellow employees, and the general public.
• Regularly lifts up to 25 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 50 pounds.
• Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency. In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in a state of declared emergency.

 

Preferred Skills

MINIMUM PHYSICAL AND MENTAL ABILITES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Cognitive Demands, Skills and Abilities: Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you, ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer), ability to see details at a distance, ability to identify and understand the speech of another person, ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

Job Knowledge: Complete working knowledge of the practices and principals of operating, maintaining and servicing trucks and light equipment, and of laws and regulations governing the operation of trucks and equipment including accepted safety policies and practices, hazards and precautions. Ability and skill in the safe operation of various equipment used in the construction and maintenance of City property and right of ways.

Language Ability and Interpersonal Communication: Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide effective and courteous assistance to customers (external and internal). Requires the ability to speak effectively with fellow employees and customers; read in English; apply common sense understanding to the work process, procedures, programs and services; and to provide and follow verbal and written instructions.

Physical Requirements: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and taste or smell. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and outside weather conditions with 100% of the work being performed in the field. The employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; toxic or caustic chemicals; extreme cold and extreme heat; and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Special Requirements: Must be able obtain a Class A commercial driver’s license with airbrake and tanker endorsement issued by the State of Iowa within six months from the date of hire.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND ACCEPTABLE EXPERIENCE/ TRAINING:

Preference for graduation from standard high school or GED equivalent and some prior work experience.
Driving, operating or servicing trucks or related automotive equipment, or any combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

PRE-EMPLOYMENT SCREENINGS:

Pre-employment screenings may include but are not limited to: criminal background search and drug and alcohol screen.

The City of Sioux City is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages employees and prospective employees to discuss needed accommodations with the appropriate City representatives.

City of Sioux City

Automotive Equipment Operator II - IV-6111

Category
Bargaining Units
Department
Varies
Job Type
Non-Exempt
Pay Rate
A16
Job Code
IV-6111

Date Adopted
August 6, 2012
Date Revised
October 2016
Approved Res.No
2012-000531 & 2016-0878
Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

Under general direction of the Labor Supervisor, drives and operates a variety of large motorized equipment including motor grader, sweeper, large front end loader, etc., involved in construction and maintenance of streets, roadways and other public properties.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION (with or without accommodation):
The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

• Drives and operates large motorized equipment to spread and smooth base materials following designated grades, general grading and ditching roadways, and in snow removal activities.
• Drives and operates mechanized street sweeper to clean streets and roads.
• Performs routine preventative maintenance schedules; cleans, fuels and maintains assigned equipment; conducts walk around inspections prior to operating equipment.
• Operates equipment to maintain and clean alleys, ditches, storm water ways, and culverts.
• Operates boom truck to tow equipment and winch debris from rivers and ditches.
• Excavates dirt and other materials from rough construction sites, loads materials onto trucks.
• Loads, unloads, moves, and stockpiles material including salt, sand, dirt, gravel, etc.
• Assists and participates in work related to construction and maintenance activities including operation of smaller equipment and performance of physical labor such as raking, shoveling, etc.
• Assists crew with maintenance and repair of bridges and walkways.
• Assists in training other operators in proper and safe operation of equipment.
• Participates in all snow and ice control duties as assigned.
• Maintains regular and punctual attendance at work.
• Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with officials, other agencies, fellow employees, and the general public.
• Regularly lifts and/or up to 25 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 50 pounds.
• Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency. In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in a state of declared emergency.

Preferred Skills

MINIMUM PHYSICAL AND MENTAL ABILITES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Cognitive Demands, Skills and Abilities: Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you, ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer), ability to see details at a distance, ability to identify and understand the speech of another person, ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

Job Knowledge: Complete working knowledge of the practices and principals of operating, maintaining and servicing trucks and light equipment, and of laws and regulations governing the operation of trucks and equipment including accepted safety policies and practices, hazards and precautions. Ability and skill in the safe operation of various large and heavy equipment used in the construction and maintenance of City property and right of ways is necessary.

Language Ability and Interpersonal Communication: Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide effective and courteous assistance to customers (external and internal). Requires the ability to speak effectively with fellow employees and customers; read in English; apply common sense understanding to the work process, procedures, programs and services; and to provide and follow verbal and written instructions.

Physical Requirements: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands and fingers to handle or feel. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms. The ability to talk and hear is necessary. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and outside weather conditions with 100% of the work being performed in the field. The employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; toxic or caustic chemicals; extreme cold and extreme heat; and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Special Requirements: Must be able obtain a Class A commercial driver’s license with airbrake and tanker endorsement issued by the State of Iowa within six months from the date of hire.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND ACCEPTABLE EXPERIENCE/ TRAINING:

Preference for graduation from standard high school or GED equivalent and some prior work experience as an Automotive Equipment Operator I driving, operating or servicing trucks or related automotive equipment, or any combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

PRE-EMPLOYMENT SCREENINGS:

Pre-employment screenings may include but are not limited to: criminal background search and drug and alcohol screen.

The City of Sioux City is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages employees and prospective employees to discuss needed accommodations with the appropriate City representatives.

City of Sioux City

Automotive Equipment Operator III - IV-6112

Category
Bargaining Units
Department
Varies
Job Type
Non-Exempt
Pay Rate
A18
Job Code
IV-6112

Date Adopted
October 05, 2009
Date Revised
October 2016
Approved Res.No
2009-000766 & 2016-0878
Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

Under general direction of the Labor Supervisor, drives and operates a variety of large motorized and heavy equipment including bulldozer, heavy dragline, overhead crane, etc. involved in construction and maintenance of streets, roadways and other public construction areas.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION (with or without accommodation):
The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

• Operates large motorized equipment to dig, excavate and move dirt and materials and in snow removal activities.
• Performs routine preventative maintenance, cleans, fuels, and maintains assigned equipment; conducts walk around inspections prior to operating.
• Operates boom truck to tow equipment and winch to remove debris from rivers and ditches.
• Drives and operates large tractor trailer to haul heavy equipment between job sites.
• Excavates dirt and other materials from rough construction sites and loads materials onto truck.
• Loads, unloads, moves, and stockpiles materials including salt, sand, dirt, gravel, etc.
• Assists and participates in work related to construction and maintenance activities including operation of smaller equipment and performs physical labor such as raking, shoveling, etc.
• May serve as the lead person of a small crew engaged in construction and maintenance work.
• Locates and assists with installation and repair of water mains, service lines and hydrants.
• Operates equipment to maintain and clean alleys, sanitary sewer lines, ditches, storm water ways, and culverts.
• Assists crew with maintenance and repair of bridges and walkways.
• Assists in training other operators in proper and safe operation of equipment.
• Participates in all snow and ice control duties as assigned.
• Establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees, officials and regulatory personnel.
• Maintains regular and punctual attendance at work.
• Regularly lifts and/or up to 25 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 50 pounds.
• Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency. In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in a state of declared emergency.

Preferred Skills

MINIMUM PHYSICAL AND MENTAL ABILITES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Cognitive Demands, Skills and Abilities: Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you, ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer), ability to see details at a distance, ability to identify and understand the speech of another person, ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

Job Knowledge: Complete working knowledge of the practices and principals of operating, maintaining and servicing trucks and light equipment, and of laws and regulations governing the operation of trucks and equipment including accepted safety policies and practices, hazards and precautions. Ability and skill in the safe operation of various large and heavy equipment used in the construction and maintenance of City property and right of ways.

Language Ability and Interpersonal Communication: Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide effective and courteous assistance to customers (external and internal). Requires the ability to speak effectively with fellow employees and customers; read in English; apply common sense understanding to the work process, procedures, programs, and services; ability to prepare and maintain routine records and to provide and follow verbal and written instructions.

Physical Requirements: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands and fingers to handle or feel. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms. Must be able to talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste and smell. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and outside weather conditions with 100% of the work being performed in the field. The employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; toxic or caustic chemicals; extreme cold and extreme heat; and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Special Requirements: Must be able obtain a Class A manual commercial driver’s license with airbrake and tanker endorsement issued by the State of Iowa within six months from the date of hire.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND ACCEPTABLE EXPERIENCE/ TRAINING:

Preference for graduation from standard high school or GED equivalent and considerable prior work experience as an Automotive Equipment Operator II driving, operating or servicing trucks or related automotive equipment, or any combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

PRE-EMPLOYMENT SCREENINGS:

Pre-employment screenings may include but are not limited to: criminal background search and drug and alcohol screen.

The City of Sioux City is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages employees and prospective employees to discuss needed accommodations with the appropriate City representatives.

City of Sioux City

Automotive Mechanic I - IV-6320

Category
Bargaining Units
Department
Central Maintenance Garage
Job Type
Non-Exempt
Pay Rate
A16
Job Code
IV-6320

Date Adopted
October 05, 2009
Date Revised
October 2016
Approved Res.No
2009-000766 & 2016-0878
Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

Under general direction of the Fleet Supervisor, performs skilled mechanical work in the maintenance and repair of automotive vehicles and related motorized, diesel and/or gasoline equipment.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION (with or without accommodation):
The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

• Performs major overhaul and repair of automotive heavy truck and heavy equipment engines, transmissions and motors.
• Performs overhaul and repair of small engines and equipment.
• Responds to emergency service calls from the field to repair equipment.
• Diagnoses engine malfunctions and initiates repairs using computerized diagnostic systems and tools.
• Inspects vehicles and performs routine preventative maintenance, tune-ups, oil changes and brake repairs; repair and change tires.
• Performs welding and body fabrication work.
• Uses computer to access vehicle work order history.
• Maintains and repairs hydraulic pumps, cylinders and hoses.
• Cleans and maintains shop/garage areas, equipment and tools.
• Repairs or replaces mechanisms and parts as needed.
• Delivers and picks up parts and vehicles.
• Maintains good public relations through courteous and prompt attention to all requests for service.
• Maintains regular and punctual attendance at work.
• Regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift up to 50 pounds.
• Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency. In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in a state of declared emergency.

Preferred Skills

MINIMUM PHYSICAL AND MENTAL ABILITES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Cognitive Demands, Skills and Abilities: Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you, ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer), ability to see details at a distance, ability to identify and understand the speech of another person, ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

Job Knowledge: Complete working knowledge of the assembly, adjustment, tear down, and maintenance of a wide variety of automotive vehicles, trucks and specialized automotive equipment; knowledge and skill in the use of the common tools and equipment used in automotive maintenance and repair. Ability to troubleshoot, inspect and diagnose problems and malfunctions of vehicles and equipment, ability to interpret and follow drawings, schematics and repair charts, ability to develop and maintain accurate records of repairs and maintenance performed.

Language Ability and Interpersonal Communication: Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide assistance to employees. Requires the ability to speak clearly, distinctly and effectively with fellow employees; read in English and compare similarities and differences between words and series of numbers; apply common sense understanding to the work process and procedures; and to provide and follow verbal and written instructions. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with customers (external and internal) and City officials.

Physical Requirements: The employee frequently is required to use hands and fingers to handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; and smell. Ability to quickly move hands, hands together with arms, or two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects, ability to exert muscle force repeatedly or continuously over time; this involves muscular endurance and resistance to muscle fatigue, ability to use abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time without 'giving out' or fatiguing, ability to quickly and repeatedly bend, stretch, twist, or reach out with body, arms, and/or legs.

Regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift up to 50 pounds.

Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions; extreme cold and extreme heat; risk of electrical shock; and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Special Requirements: Must be able obtain a Class A commercial driver’s license with airbrake and tanker endorsement issued by the State of Iowa within six months from the date of hire.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND ACCEPTABLE EXPERIENCE/ TRAINING:

Graduation from standard high school or GED equivalent and tech/trade school preferably including course work in mechanics or shop and considerable, two to three years, prior work experience in automotive mechanics and repair, or any combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

PRE-EMPLOYMENT SCREENINGS:

Pre-employment screenings may include but are not limited to: criminal background search and drug and alcohol screen.

The City of Sioux City is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages employees and prospective employees to discuss needed accommodations with the appropriate City representatives.

City of Sioux City

Automotive Mechanic II - IV-6321

Category
Bargaining Units
Department
Central Maintenance Garage
Job Type
Non-Exempt
Pay Rate
A19
Job Code
IV-6321

Date Adopted
October 05, 2009
Date Revised
October 2016
Approved Res.No
2009-000766 & 2016-0878
Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

Under general direction of the Fleet Supervisor, serves as a lead person and performs highly skilled mechanical work in the maintenance and repair of specialized and complex heavy equipment and related motorized, diesel and/or gasoline equipment.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION (with or without accommodation):
The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

• Assigns, directs, oversees, and prioritizes the work of other mechanics.
• Performs major overhauls and repair of major and complex automotives and heavy trucks/equipment engines, transmissions and motors.
• Responds to emergency service calls from the field to repair equipment breakdowns.
• Diagnoses and repairs heavy equipment using computerized diagnostic systems and tools.
• Operates a variety of shop tools, precision instruments and equipment.
• Designs and fabricates special attachments and brackets on equipment.
• Performs welding and body fabrication work.
• Uses computer to access vehicle work order history, maintains parts inventory and issue parts.
• Maintains and repairs hydraulic pumps, cylinders and hoses.
• Cleans and maintains shop/garage areas, equipment and tools.
• Acts in the absence of the supervisor.
• Maintains accurate records of work performed, materials and parts used.
• Maintains good public relations through courteous and prompt attention to all requests for services.
• Maintains regular and punctual attendance at work.
• Regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift up to 50 pounds.
• Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency. In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in a state of declared emergency.

Preferred Skills

MINIMUM PHYSICAL AND MENTAL ABILITES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Cognitive Demands, Skills and Abilities: Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you, ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer), ability to see details at a distance, ability to identify and understand the speech of another person, ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

Job Knowledge: Complete working knowledge of the assembly, adjustment, tear down and maintenance of a wide variety of automotive vehicles, trucks and specialized automotive equipment; knowledge and skill in the use of the common tools and equipment used in automotive mechanical maintenance and repair. Ability to troubleshoot, inspect and diagnose problems and malfunctions of vehicles and equipment, ability to interpret and follow drawings, schematics and repair charts, ability to develop and maintain accurate records of repairs and maintenance performed.

Language Ability and Interpersonal Communication: Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide assistance to employees. Requires the ability to speak clearly, distinctly and effectively with fellow employees; read in English and compare similarities and differences between words and series of numbers; apply common sense understanding to the work process and procedures; and to provide and follow verbal and written instructions. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with customers (internal and external) and City officials.

Physical Requirements: The employee frequently is required to use hands and fingers to handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; and smell. Ability to quickly move hands, hands together with arms, or two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects, ability to exert muscle force repeatedly or continuously over time; this involves muscular endurance and resistance to muscle fatigue, ability to use abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time without 'giving out' or fatiguing, ability to quickly and repeatedly bend, stretch, twist, or reach out with your body, arms, and/or legs.

Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions; extreme cold; extreme heat; risk of electrical shock; and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Special Requirements: Must be able obtain a Class A commercial driver’s license with airbrake and tanker endorsement issued by the State of Iowa within six months from the date of hire.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND ACCEPTABLE EXPERIENCE/ TRAINING:

Graduation from standard high school or GED equivalent and tech/trade school preferably including course work in mechanics or shop and considerable, three to four years, of prior work experience in auto-motive mechanics and repair, or any combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

PRE-EMPLOYMENT SCREENINGS:

Pre-employment screenings may include but are not limited to: criminal background search and drug and alcohol screen.

The City of Sioux City is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages employees and prospective employees to discuss needed accommodations with the appropriate City representatives.

City of Sioux City

Building Inspector - IV-5205

Category
Bargaining Units
Department
Community Development
Pay Rate
A23
Job Code
IV-5205

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under general direction of the Inspection Services Division Manager, reviews construction plans and inspects commercial, industrial and residential construction and alterations for compliance with municipal and state building codes. The work involves technical examinations and the application of standard trade practices. Inspections are conducted independently, but in accordance with departmental regulations and established technical standards.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION (with or without accommodation)

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Inspects buildings in the course of construction, alteration and repair as frequently as necessary to determine adequacy of foundation, structural safety and the conformity of the entire structure with approved plans.
  • Examines plans submitted for all building permits to see that they conform to municipal and state building codes and issues permits.
  • Discusses construction, alteration and repair of buildings with contractors, property owners and other interested parties, explaining and interpreting municipal and state building codes.
  • Inspects buildings being wrecked to see that proper safety methods are being employed and to protect adjacent property and the public.
  • Inspects buildings being moved within, into, or out of the City for compliance with ordinances.
  • Makes special investigations upon specific request of other departments of the Municipal
  • Government, prepares written reports of findings indicating violations found to exist or providing requested specific information.
  • Issues notices for violations to property owner, contractor or agent informing them of violations and methods of correcting violations according to ordinances.
  • Investigates citizen complaints.
  • Prepares reports of inspections performed covering conditions found, actions taken and recommendations for further action.
  • Is responsible for technical enforcement work in the inspection of buildings under construction or alteration to secure compliance with municipal building codes.
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with officials, other agencies, fellow employees and the general public.
  • Maintains regular and punctual attendance and working hours.
  • Regularly lifts and/or move to 10 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 30 pounds.
  • Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency. In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in a state of declared emergency.
Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Graduation from standard high school or GED equivalent; considerable and responsible experience in the building construction trade at the foreman, supervisor or contractor level or any combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

MINIMUM ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Abilities

The employee frequently is required to use hands and fingers to handle and feel; reach with hands and arms; and taste or smell. Ability to quickly move hands, hands together with arms, or two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects, ability to exert muscle force repeatedly or continuously over time; this involves muscular endurance and resistance to muscle fatigue, ability to use abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time without 'giving out' or fatiguing, ability to quickly and repeatedly bend, stretch, twist, or reach out with your body, arms, and/or legs. Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you, ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer), ability to see details at a distance, ability to identify and understand the speech of another person, ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

Job Knowledge

Job requires a thorough knowledge of the materials, methods and practices used in building construction and of stages of construction when possible defects and violations may be most easily observed and corrected; good knowledge of legal procedures as related to the enforcement of municipal ordinances and state codes; ability to recognize faulty construction or hazardous conditions created by deterioration and effective corrective measures; ability to read and interpret building construction plans and specifications and to recognize deviations from such plans in the construction process; ability to enforce codes and regulations firmly, tactfully and impartially; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with contractors, property owners, representatives from other agencies and the public; ability to express oneself clearly and concisely, orally and in writing; good physical condition.

Language Skills and Interpersonal Communication

Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide effective and courteous assistance to customers (external and internal). Requires the ability to speak clearly, distinctly and effectively with fellow employees, contractors and the general public. Knowledge of computers and related software. Ability to read in English and compare similarities and differences between words and series of numbers; apply common sense understanding to the work process, diagrams and drawings, procedures, programs and services; and to follow verbal and written instructions.

Work Environment

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and equipment, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals and outside weather conditions with 80% of the work being performed in the field. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate toloud.

Special Requirements

Requires a valid Motor Vehicle Operators License; possession of valid Certification by the International Code Council (ICC) as a Building Inspector or ability to obtain such certification within a reasonable period (no more than 12 months) following appointment to position.

City of Sioux City

Clerical Assistant - IV-1002

Category
Bargaining Units
Department
Varies
Job Type
Non-Exempt
Pay Rate
A04
Job Code
IV-1002

Date Adopted
August 12, 2013
Date Revised
August 12, 2013
Approved Res.No
2013-000618
Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

Under general supervision, provides general office and clerical assistance and support within established guidelines in a variety of office settings and Departments.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION (with or without accommodation):

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Serves as receptionist, staffs a public service counter and answers the telephone to provide assistance and directions to visitors and callers.
  • Types, edits, revises and proofreads letters, reports and related documents using a typewriter and / or a P.C.
  • Enters, retrieves and records data concerning activities and operations.
  • Operates various office equipment including a P.C., copy machine, FAX and postage meter and two way radio system.
  • Receives and distributes mail, records certified mail.
  • Issues and records permits, receives and records cash receipts.
  • Maintains filing system.
  • Assists with the recording and processing of payroll documents and accounts payable / receivable.
  • Schedules and maintains calendar of events and meetings.
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with Officials, fellow employees and the general public.
  • Maintains regular and punctual working hours.
  • Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency. In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in a state of declared emergency.
Preferred Skills

MINIMUM PHYSICAL AND MENTAL ABILITES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Cognitive Demands, Skills and Abilities: Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you, ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer), ability to see details at a distance, ability to identify and understand the speech of another person, ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

Language Ability and Interpersonal Communication: Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide assistance to employees, and the general public. Requires the ability to speak clearly, distinctly and effectively with fellow employees; read in English and compare similarities and differences between words and series of numbers; apply common sense understanding to the work process, procedures, programs andservices; and to provide and follow verbal and written instructions

Physical requirements: Regularly lifts up to 10 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 30 pounds.

Job Knowledge: Requires a thorough knowledge of modern office policies and practices. Ability to apply current office technology, resources and services to assist customers (external and internal). Knowledge of basic business math, public relations and the ability to use the English language effectively and to follow written and verbal instructions. Ability to maintain and access records and reports regarding City services and activities. Work Environment: Work is normally performed in a general inside office environment with appropriate heating and cooling and is not subject to significant occupational or environmental hazards other than those normally associated with general public contact.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND ACCEPTABLE EXPERIENCE/ TRAINING:

Graduation from High School or GED supplemented by some (six months) clerical work experience or specialized office related course work and / or P.C. software or an equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

PRE-EMPLOYMENT SCREENINGS:

Pre-employment screenings may include but are not limited to: criminal background search and drug and alcohol screen.

City of Sioux City

Clerk - IV-1006

Category
Bargaining Units
Department
Varies
Job Type
Covered
Pay Rate
A07
Job Code
IV-1006

Date Adopted
March 1999
Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under supervision to provide a wide variety of general and responsible clerical duties and tasks and related office work in assigned area.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Serve as receptionist, staff a public service counter and answer phone to provide assistance and directions to visitors and callers.
  • Compose, type, edit, revise and proofread letters, reports and related documents using a typewriter and / or a P.C.
  • Enter, retrieve and record data concerning activities and operations.
  • Operate various office equipment including a P.C., copy machine, FAX and postage meter and two way radio system.
  • Receive and distribute mail, record certified mail, receive deliveries.
  • Perform routine cleaning and maintenance of office and related equipment.
  • Process and record permits and licenses, receive and record cash receipts.
  • Process accounts payable/receivable documentation, initiate requisitions and invoices.
  • Coordinate travel arrangements for staff members.
  • Process payroll and verify documents.
  • Set up and maintain new files.
  • Maintain inventory of office supplies and materials.
  • Assist with the recording and processing of payroll documents and accounts payable / receivable.
  • Schedule and maintain calendar of events and meetings.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with Officials, fellow employees and the general public.
  • Maintain regular and punctual attendance and working hours.
Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Graduation from High School or GED including or supplemented by course work in business practices and at least one year of responsible clerical work including P.C. and related software experience or an equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

MINIMUM PHYSICAL AND MENTAL ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Physical Requirements

Regular standing, walking, reaching, pushing, pulling, feeling, lifting up to 25 lbs., and occasionally pushes and/or pulls objects weighing up to 40 lbs. and occasional stooping, kneeling and crouching and repetitive motions. Precise use of fingers, arms to enter data into a P.C. and related tasks; move, shelve and store documents and related materials. Ability to see at a distance of 20” or less and hear within normal limits with or without corrective assistance. 

Cognitive Demands

Requires a thorough knowledge of modern office policies and practices. Ability to apply current office technology, resources and services to assist citizens and other employees. Knowledge of basic business math, P.C. and related software, public relations and the ability to use the English language effectively. Ability to maintain records and reports regarding City services.

Language Ability and Interpersonal Communication

Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide assistance to customers (external and internal). Requires the ability to speak clearly, distinctly and effectively with citizens and fellow employees; read in English and compare similarities and differences between words and series of numbers; apply common sense understanding to the work process, procedures, programs and services; and follow verbal and written instructions.

Work Environment

Work is normally performed in a normal inside office environment with appropriate heating and cooling and is not subject to significant occupational or environmental hazards other than those normally associated with general public contact.

Special Requirements

None

 

City of Sioux City

Code Enforcement Officer - IV-5009

Category
Bargaining Units
Department
Inspection Services
Pay Rate
A16
Job Code
IV-5009

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under general direction of the Inspection Services Division Manager, provides specialized enforcement work involving the violation of municipal ordinances, including the Abandoned Vehicle Ordinance and the Sidewalk Snow Removal Ordinance; gives information on, promotes understanding of and compliance with municipal ordinances.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION (with or without accommodation)

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Prepares and issues official notices and initiate appropriate legal proceedings directed to the correction of code violations as related to the performance of the position.
  • Schedules return visits.
  • Conducts neighborhood inspections for vehicle and sidewalk snow violations.
  • Issues contracts for vehicle and sidewalk snow removal.
  • Keeps records of inspections and technical data unique to the function of the position.
  • Recommends ordinance changes.
  • Marks vehicles that have been reported as abandoned.
  • Locates registered owners of vehicles.
  • Keeps records of when and where vehicles were marked.
  • Inspects vehicles before the abandoned vehicle auctions.
  • Locates property owners.
  • Maintains good public relations through courteous and prompt attention to all citizen requests for services.
  • Maintains regular and punctual attendance at work, accept "on-call" rotations as assigned.
  • Regularly lifts and/or moves up to 10 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 30 pounds.
  • Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency. In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in a state of declared emergency.

 

Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Graduation from high school or GED; or any combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

MINIMUM ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Abilities

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands and fingers to handle, or feel; and climb or balance. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you, ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer), ability to see details at a distance, ability to identify and understand the speech of another person, ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

Job Knowledge

Requires knowledge of office equipment and procedures; ability to apply current office technology, resources and services to assist employees, officials and the general public. Thorough knowledge of city ordinances and municipal government; ability to deal amicably with homeowners and citizens in explaining and interpreting applicable ordinances and enforcement, including the ability to be firm, tactful and impartial; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers and supervisors. Knowledge of computers and related software, public relations and the ability to use the English language effectively. Ability to maintain records and reports regarding city services.

Language Skills and Interpersonal Communication

Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide assistance to customers (external and internal). Requires the ability to speak clearly, distinctly and effectively with citizens and fellow employees; read in English and compare similarities and differences between words and series of numbers; apply common sense understanding to the work process, procedures, programs and services; and follow verbal and written instructions.

Work Environment

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to outdoor field conditions including varying weather conditions and varying street level noises; and visiting locations within the community whose environment may be different from the City’s. Ninety-five percent of the work is done in the field and five percent is performed in an office environment. Must be mobile and able to travel within the metro area.

Special Requirements

The position requires a valid Driver's License issued by the State of Iowa; must pass an extensive background investigation and NCIC certification course

City of Sioux City

Combination Residential Inspector IV-5200

Category
Bargaining Units
Department
Inspection Services
Pay Rate
A23
Job Code
IV-5200

Job Description

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Date: October 2009 Department/Division: Community Development

FLSA: Non-Exempt Reports to: Inspection Services Division Manager

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under general direction of the Inspection Services Division Manager, performs reviews of construction plans and conduct onsite inspections of residential buildings and premises regarding enforcement of, and compliance with, municipal and state codes governing housing, building, plumbing, mechanical, electrical and zoning.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION (with or without accommodation)

  • The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.
  • Examines and reviews plans and specifications and inspect residential buildings and structures during construction, repair and remodeling to ensure compliance with applicable codes.
  • Prepares and issues inspection reports to inform appropriate parties of the compliance status of properties inspected and makes recommendations regarding compliance.
  • Prepares and issues official notices and initiates appropriate legal proceedings directed toward the correction of building and related code violations.
  • Inspects residential property for compliance with established environmental and sanitation standards and basic structural safety.
  • Investigates and prepares response to citizen complaints alleging code violations.
  • Meets with property owners and contractors to answer questions and makes recommendations to bring projects into compliance with applicable codes.
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with officials, other agencies, fellow employees, and the general public.
  • Maintains regular and punctual attendance at work.
  • Regularly lifts and /or moves up to 10 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 30 pounds.
  • Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency. In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in a state of declared emergency.

 

Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Graduation from standard high school or GED equivalent; considerable and responsible experience in the building and construction trades or any combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

MINIMUM ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS 

Abilities

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands and fingers to handle, or feel; and climb or balance. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you, ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer), ability to see details at a distance, ability to identify and understand the speech of another person, ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

Job Knowledge

Job requires a thorough working knowledge of municipal and state codes concerning building construction and repair including structural, electrical, mechanical, and plumbing; thorough knowledge of the materials, methods and practices used in building construction, maintenance and repair. Ability to identify improper construction and hazardous conditions and to enforce all appropriate codes and regulations in a firm, fair, tactful, and impartial manner. Ability to read and interpret municipal codes, construction plans and specifications and recognize deviations from those plans during construction.

Language Skills and Interpersonal Communication

Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide effective and courteous assistance to customers (external and internal). Requires the ability to speak clearly, distinctly and effectively with fellow employees, contractors and the general public. Knowledge of computers and related software. Ability to read in English and compare similarities and differences between words and series of numbers; apply common sense understanding to the work process, diagrams and drawings, procedures, programs and services; and to follow verbal and written instructions. 

Work Environment

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and equipment, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals and outside weather conditions with 80% of the work being performed in the field. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.

Special Requirements

Requires a valid Motor Vehicle Operators License; possession of valid Certification by the International Code Council (ICC) as a Residential Combination Inspector or ability to obtain such certification within a reasonable period (no more than 12 months) following appointment to position.

The City of Sioux City is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages employees and prospective employees to discuss needed accommodations with the appropriate City representatives.

Approved Resolution 2009-00766
Dated 10/05/09

WCICC

Communications Operator - IV-1105

Category
Bargaining Units
Department
WCICC Communicatoins
Job Type
Non-Exempt
Pay Rate
A13
Job Code
IV-1105

Date Adopted
October 05, 2009
Date Revised
October 2016
Approved Res.No
2009-000766 & 2016-0878
Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

Under general direction of the Communications Center Manager, operates a computerized radio dispatch and telephone system maintaining contact with personnel in the field, relaying information and data in the provision of public safety services to the community.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION (with or without accommodation):
The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

• Receives emergency 911 and non-emergency requests for assistance from citizens, public safety personnel and officials.
• Operates a computerized system to dispatch law enforcement, fire and emergency medical personnel in accordance with established guidelines, policies and procedures.
• Operates multiple computerized systems to access criminal justice information.
• Operates the National Crime Information Center (NCIC) Computer System in compliance with regulations and guidance for system usage.
• Assists in filing and verifying protection orders according to established guidelines.
• Makes determinations in assigning priority among calls.
• Monitors fire and intrusion alarms, and determines alarm types and appropriate responses.
• Operates security and traffic safety cameras.
• May be required to operate the backup system in the event of malfunction in the primary system.
• Monitors the National Weather Service warnings for all types of severe weather emergencies.
• Operates the telecommunications device for the deaf to communicate with the hearing impaired.
• Provides pre-arrival medical instructions following established guidelines.
• Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with officials, other agencies, fellow employees, and the general public.
• Responsible for numerous department specific duties.
• Maintains good public relations through courteous and prompt attention to all citizen requests for services.
• Maintains regular and punctual attendance and working hours.
• Regularly lifts and/or moves up to 10 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 30 pounds.
• Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency. In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in a state of declared emergency.

Preferred Skills

MINIMUM PHYSICAL AND MENTAL ABILITES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Cognitive Demands, Skills and Abilities: Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you, ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer), ability to see details at a distance, ability to identify and understand the speech of another person, ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

Job Knowledge: Requires a thorough and complete knowledge of data entry systems and procedures. Ability to apply current office technology, resources and services to assist officers, officials and the general public and to direct the work of others. Knowledge of basic NCIC regulations, city ordinances; inter-personal relations and the ability to use the English language effectively. Ability to work independently and to exercise good judgment in making decisions in accordance with regulations, ordinances and laws, and to efficiently process complex data, records and reports regarding Law Enforcement and Emergency Medical Service operations and services. Ability to remain calm and professional in stressful situations.

Language Ability and Interpersonal Communication: Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide assistance to Public Safety personnel and the general public via radio and telephone. Requires the ability to speak clearly, distinctly and effectively; read in English and compare similarities and differences between words and series of numbers; apply common sense understanding to the work process, procedures, programs and services; and follow verbal and written instructions. Ability to establish and maintain an effective working rapport with City officials, fellow employees and the general public.

Physical Requirements: Regularly lifts and/or moves up to 10 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 30 pounds.

Work Environment: Ninety percent of work is normally performed in a normal inside office environment with appropriate heating and cooling and is not subject to significant occupational or environmental hazards other than those normally associated with general public contact, dust or odors.

Special Requirements: NCIC, CPR and EMD certification.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND ACCEPTABLE EXPERIENCE/ TRAINING:

Graduation from High School or GED and at least two years of responsible data entry and clerical experience preferably including general public contact work or any combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

PRE-EMPLOYMENT SCREENINGS:

Pre-employment screenings may include but are not limited to: criminal background search and drug and alcohol screen.

The City of Sioux City is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages employees and prospective employees to discuss needed accommodations with the appropriate City representatives.

WCICC

Communications Training Operator - IV-1103

Category
Bargaining Units
Department
WCICC Communicatoins
Pay Rate
A15
Job Code
IV-1103

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under general direction of the Communications Operations Supervisor, operates a computerized radio dispatch system maintaining contact with personnel in the field, relaying information and data; and train new and current employees.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION (with or without accommodation)

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Receives emergency 911 and non emergency requests for assistance from citizens, public safety personnel and officials.
  • Operates a computerized system to dispatch law enforcement, fire and emergency medical personnel in accordance within established guidelines, policies and procedures.
  • Operates multiple computerized systems to access criminal justice information.
  • Operates the National Crime Information Center (NCIC) Computer System in compliance with regulations and guidance for system usage.
  • Assists in filing and verifying protection orders according to established guidelines.
  • Makes determinations in assigning priority among calls.
  • Monitors fire and intrusion alarms, and determines alarm types and appropriate responses.
  • Operates security and traffic safety cameras. May be required to operate the back up system in the event of malfunction in the primary system.
  • Makes adjustments and minor repairs to radio and related equipment.
  • Trains new and current personnel on all procedures and protocols.
  • Maintains training records for employees for maintenance of certifications.
  • Records and evaluates the performance of operators in training.
  • Makes schedules for new operators, completes time cards and payroll documents.
  • Insures equipment is operational and reports any problems to management.
  • Assists in making recommendations regarding SOP.
  • Serves as a liaison between operators and the administration.
  • Monitors computerized flood control system and the National Weather Service warnings for all types of severe weather emergencies.
  • Insures that all recording devices on all lines are operational.
  • Operates the telecommunications device for the deaf to communicate with the hearing impaired.
  • Provides pre-arrival medical instructions following established guidelines.
  • Maintains good public relations through courteous and prompt attention to all citizen requests for services.
  • Maintains regular and punctual attendance and working hours.
  • Regularly lifts and/or moves up to 10 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 30 pounds.
  • Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency. In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in a state of declared emergency.
Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Graduation from High School or GED and at least two years of responsible data entry and clerical experience preferably including general public contact work including one year as a Communications Operator or any combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

MINIMUM ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Abilities

Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you, ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer), ability to see details at a distance, ability to identify and understand the speech of another person, ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

Job Knowledge

Requires a thorough and complete knowledge of data entry systems and procedures. Ability to apply current office technology, resources and services to assist officers, officials and the general public. Knowledge of basic NCIC regulations and city ordinances; inter-personal relations; and the ability to use the English language effectively. Ability to instruct others in proper procedures and policies. Ability to work independently and to exercise good judgment in making decisions in accordance with regulations, ordinances and laws, and to efficiently process complex data, records and reports regarding Law Enforcement and Emergency Medical Service operations and services. Ability to remain calm and professional in stressful situations.

Language Skills and Interpersonal Communication

Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide assistance to public safety personnel and the general public via radio and telephone. Requires the ability to speak clearly, distinctly and effectively with fellow employees; read in English and compare similarities and differences between words and series of numbers; apply common sense understanding to the work process, procedures, programs and services; and follow verbal and written instructions. Ability to establish and maintain an effective working rapport with city officials, fellow employees and the general public.

Work Environment

Ninety percent of work is normally performed in a normal inside office environment with appropriate heating and cooling and is not subject to significant occupational or environmental hazards other than those normally associated with general public contact, dust or odors.

Special Requirements

NCIC, CPR and EMD certification.

City of Sioux City

Convention Center Labor Crew Leader - IV-2211

Category
Bargaining Units
Department
Events Facilities
Pay Rate
A17
Job Code
IV-2211

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under general direction of the Events Facilities Department (EFD) Management, participates and serves as the working lead person on a small crew engaged in a wide variety of maintenance projects.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION (With or without accommodation)

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Coordinates multiple events scheduled for the Convention Center; and works within deadlines.
  • Meets with event planners, collects event information and logistics needs such as room set up, times, equipment required.
  • Prepares work orders and floor plans for the client and for scheduling personnel purposes.
  • Responds to clients telephone calls and emails in a timely manner.
  • Maintain accurate filing system; event information changes, inventory, work orders and Events Business Management System.
  • Sets up and runs the sound systems for events.
  • Solicit services, material and equipment for the client from local vendors or other City departments.
  • Assigns custodial work as needed.
  • Directs work of EFD Laborers, depending on event requirement; determines number of personnel needed and anticipated duration of work hours.
  • Assigns and oversees and participates in the work of labor crew for setting up and tearing down stages and flooring, carpeting, drapery, staging, tables, chairs, sound and lighting for events.
  • Leads crews involved in snow removals using shovels, snow blowers and/or small pick up truck.
  • Leads crews involved in ground maintenance such as watering, trimming lawns, shrubs, flowers and trees.
  • Initiates and processes requisitions for required equipment, materials and personnel.
  • Prepares and maintains accurate records of material used and work completed after each event.
  • Operates equipment and assists crew with physical work as needed; such as City truck, forklift, tenant scrubber, sound equipment, audio visual equipment, floor maintenance and painting.
  • Insures proper cleaning and preventative maintenance schedules on equipment and facility.
  • Enforces safe and proper work practices and procedures.
  • Attends regular meetings to receive directions and discuss plans with supervisory personnel.
  • Performs other related manual tasks in the operation and maintenance of the EFD Convention Center during and/or after events.
  • Maintains regular and punctual attendance and working hours, may be called upon to work intermittently; must have the ability to work graveyard shifts and weekends.
  • Establishes and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees, the public, City officials and regulatory personnel.
  • Regularly lifts up to 25 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 50 pounds.
  • Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency. In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in a state of declared emergency.
Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Graduation from standard high school or GED, or any combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

MINIMUM PHYSICAL AND MENTAL ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Physical requirements

The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and taste or smell. Ability to quickly move hands, hands together with arms, or two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects, ability to exert muscle force repeatedly or continuously over time; this involves muscular endurance and resistance to muscle fatigue, ability to use abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time without "giving out" or fatiguing, ability to quickly and repeatedly bend, stretch, twist, or reach out with your body, arms, and/or legs. Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you, ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer), ability to see details at a distance, ability to identify and understand the speech of another person, ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

Cognitive Demands, Skills and Abilities

Good working knowledge of the practices and principals of basic convention center/arena; work regarding typical convention center/arena operations, and of operating, maintaining and servicing light equipment, and of laws and regulations governing the operation of the convention arena and equipment including accepted safety policies and practices, hazards and precautions. Ability and skill in the safe operation of various equipment used in the convention center/arena; computer, audio visual and sound system knowledge, and maintenance of City properties. 

Language Ability and Interpersonal Communication

Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide effective and courteous assistance to customers (external and internal). Requires the ability to speak and write effectively in English with fellow employees; read in English; apply common sense understanding to the work process, procedures, programs and services; ability to prepare and maintain routine records, and to provide and follow verbal and written instructions.

Work Environment

Most of the work is performed in an inside environment with appropriate heating and cooling and is subject to occupational or environmental hazards. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is at times exposed to moving mechanical parts and outside weather conditions. Field conditions outdoors are varying weather conditions, with varying low to high equipment noise; walking on grass, with normal outdoor to high outdoor dust levels. The noise level in the work environment is at times loud.

Special Requirements

Requires a valid driver’s license issued by the state of Iowa.

Sioux City Police Department

Crime Analyst Technician - IV-5013

Category
Bargaining Units
Department
Police Department
Pay Rate
A15
Job Code
IV-5013

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under general direction of the Law Enforcement Crime Analyst, responsible for technical work in assembling and analyzing law enforcement and administrative data for the Sioux City Police Department. Assists with the gathering of intelligence information and other related duties.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION (with or without accommodation)

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Assists in the assembly and analysis of information concerning crime trends, manpower allocations and distribution statistics for the Sioux City Police Department.
  • Identifies and monitors career criminals and their activity.
  • Possesses a basic understanding of research methodology and of standard statistical procedures.
  • Conducts NCIC queries for criminal history, drivers’ license, vehicles, and article files.
  • Provides officers with analysis support regarding problem-oriented policing/community policing projects.
  • Assists the Crime Analyst in carrying out moderately complex research projects effectively.
  • Provides clerical support for Crime Analyst and performs other office duties as required.
  • Explains results of research effectively in oral, written and graphic form when required.
  • Trains police recruits on responsibilities of crime analysis, as well as training them on the computer system (HTE and AS400).
  • Tracks crime trends and patterns, gives direction to patrol via maps, spreadsheets, charts, and roll call information.
  • Identifies suspects, M.O.’s, vehicles, and locations for patrol and investigations.
  • Maintains intelligence files and disseminates intelligence data as needed.
  • Responds to requests for analysis and information from all outside agencies, both private and law enforcement.
  • Provides association matrices, link charts and timelines for officers.
  • Supervise college interns and volunteers assigned to crime analysis.
  • Compiles photo line-ups when needed.
  • Researches anti-government groups, criminal groups or career criminals by request.
  • Assists in tracking stolen property via pawnshop files, incident reports, NCIC entries, and field interview data.
  • Exercises good judgment and discretion in dissemination of crime or intelligence information.
  • Provides officers with “officer safety” information as it is developed.
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with officials, other agencies, fellow employees, and the general public.
  • Maintains regular and punctual attendance and working hours.
  • Regularly lifts and/or moves up to 10 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 30 pounds.
  • Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency. In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in a state of declared emergency.
Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Graduation from a four-year college is preferred. Must have graduated from high school or GED equivalent.

MINIMUM ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Abilities

Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you, ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer), ability to see details at a distance, ability to identify and understand the speech of another person, ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

Job Knowledge

Good knowledge of the techniques required in the preparation of graphic illustration of crime trends and other law enforcement analysis. Knowledge of the most basic principles of research methodology and statistical procedures. Knowledge of personal computer (AS400 and H.T.E.), and software, including Microsoft Office (Publisher, Word, Excel, and Power Point), ARCMAP, Analyst Notebook. Ability to assist in the planning, organizing and carrying out of moderately complex analysis effectively; ability to become certified on the NCIC and IOWA computer systems; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates, municipal officials, representatives of other law enforcement agencies, and members of the general public. Must have knowledge of police and crime analysis computer programs and software.

Language Ability and Interpersonal Communication

Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide direction and assistance to other employees. Requires the ability to speak clearly, distinctly and effectively with fellow employees; read schematics and in English, and compare similarities and differences between words and series of numbers; apply common sense understanding to the work process and procedures; and to provide and follow verbal and written instructions.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Work is normally performed in an inside office environment with appropriate heating and cooling and is not subject to significant occupational or environmental hazards other than those normally associated with general public contact.

Special Requirements

Must be able to withstand an extensive background investigation.

 

City of Sioux City

Custodian - IV-6035

Category
Bargaining Units
Department
Varies
Job Type
Covered
Pay Rate
A08
Job Code
IV-6035

Date Adopted
May 2000
Date Revised
February 12, 2001
Approved Res.No
2001-000110
Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under supervision to perform semi-skilled work required in the routine maintenance of various buildings, offices and facilities and adjoining grounds, walkways and sidewalks.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Clean offices, buildings, conference rooms, hallways, stairways, elevators and related areas.
  • Mop, sweep, strip, wax, buff and vacuum floors; clean carpeting.
  • Wash and clean walls, windows, stairs and handrails.
  • Pick up paper, trash and other debris around buildings and grounds.
  • Insure building security, open and lock facilities.
  • Operate small snow blower and shovel snow.
  • Polish and dust furniture, wood railings, etc.
  • Drive vehicle to deliver and pick up various parcels and correspondence, and occasionally operate light equipment.
  • Clean and sanitize restroom facilities, sinks, toilets and floors.
  • Make minor repairs to buildings and equipment, change light bulbs, adjust thermostats, etc.
  • Raise and lower flags.
  • Maintain regular and punctual attendance at work.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees, City officials and regulatory personnel.
Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Prefer some prior work experience in building cleaning and maintenance or any combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

MINIMUM PHYSICAL AND MENTAL ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Physical requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk. The employee frequently is required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb or balance, talk or hear, and taste or smell. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and peripheral vision.

Cognitive Demands, Skills and Abilities

Good working knowledge of the practices and procedures, supplies and equipment used in cleaning offices, buildings and related areas in an efficient and economical manner. Skill in cleaning, waxing and buffing activities which result in a professional condition and appearance of facilities. Ability to work alone and without close supervision.

Language Ability and Interpersonal Communication

Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide effective and courteous assistance to customers (external and internal). Requires the ability to speak effectively with fellow employees and customers; read in English and directions on cleaning supplies and chemicals; apply common sense understanding to the work process, procedures, programs and services; and to follow verbal and written instructions.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, outside weather conditions, and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Special Requirements

Requires Motor Vehicle Operators License issued by the State of Iowa.

City of Sioux City

Customer Service Specialist - IV-1022

Category
Bargaining Units
Department
Customer Service
Pay Rate
A12
Job Code
IV-1022

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under supervision performs a variety of responsible and varied clerical duties and tasks and related office work involving the delivery of services provided by the Customer Service Center.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Perform clerical functions involved with delivery and explanation of a wide variety of customer services, complaints, requests for information and related tasks.
  • Review and adjust customer billings, receive and record payments, balance cash drawer and establish payment schedules for delinquent accounts.
  • Process documents to connect and disconnect services.
  • Initiate and process work orders to field personnel.
  • Issue licenses, permits and receive various program registrations.
  • Enter, retrieve and record data concerning activities and operations.
  • Operate various office equipment including a P.C., copy machine, FAX , two way radio and digital camera.
  • Maintain confidentiality of information as necessary.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with Officials, fellow employees and the general public.
  • Maintain regular and punctual attendance and working hours.
Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

High School or GED supplemented by some college level or business school course work and some work experience in an office involving public contact or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

MINIMUM PHYSICAL AND MENTAL ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Physical Requirements

Regular standing, walking, reaching, feeling, pushing, pulling and lifting up to 15 lbs. and precise use of fingers, arms to enter data into a P.C. accurately and quickly; and the ability to see at a distance of 20” or less and hear within normal limits with or without corrective assistance.

Cognitive Demands

Requires a thorough and complete knowledge of office equipment and procedures; some knowledge of the principles of bookkeeping, filing systems, computers and related software; ability to apply current office technology, resources and services to assist customers (external and internal). A working knowledge of City Ordinances and municipal government; and business math, interpersonal relations and the ability to use the English language effectively. Ability to exercise good judgement in making decisions in accordance with established policies and regulations, and to assist with the process and coordination of general office activities.

Language Ability and Interpersonal Communication

Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide effective and courteous assistance to customers (external and internal). Requires the ability to speak clearly, distinctly and effectively with fellow employees and the general public; read in English and compare similarities and differences between words and series of numbers; apply common sense understanding to the work process, procedures, programs and services; and to follow verbal and written instructions.

Work Environment

Work is normally performed in a normal inside office environment with appropriate heating and cooling and is not subject to significant occupational or environmental hazards other than those normally associated with general public contact.

Special Requirements

None

 

City of Sioux City

Desk Attendant/Receiptionist - IV-1003

Category
Bargaining Units
Department
Art Center
Pay Rate
G04
Job Code
IV-1003

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under supervision to serve as receptionist at the front desk, counter or reception area to welcome visitors and to provide assistance to the public and monitor visitor activities to maintain security for the building.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Open and close the front desk as assigned, perform general preparation of reception area for visitors.
  • Staff the front desk to welcome and assist visitors; answer telephone and direct callers to proper assistance.
  • Monitor security systems and notify other employees of problems or violations.
  • Maintain records of visitors and prepare routine reports regarding use of building and attendance.
  • Assist with the assignment and coordination of volunteers.
  • Assist with classes and tours including registrations.
  • Maintain calendar of meetings and events for the building.
  • Receive and distribute mail.
  • Perform routine maintenance of files.
  • Sell merchandise and souvenirs and maintain a cash box and reconcile balances.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with Officials, other agencies, fellow employees and the general public.
  • Maintain regular and punctual attendance and working hours.

 

Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

High School or GED supplemented by some college level or business school course work and some work experience in an office setting or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

MINIMUM PHYSICAL AND MENTAL ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Physical Requirements

Regular standing, walking, reaching, feeling, pushing, pulling and lifting up to 10 lbs. and precise use of fingers, arms to enter data into a P.C. accurately and quickly; and the ability to see at a distance of 20” or less and to observe patrons throughout the building; to hear within normal limits with or without corrective assistance.

Cognitive Demands

Knowledge of office equipment and procedures; some knowledge of the principals of record keeping and filing systems and computers and related software; ability to apply current office technology, resources and services to assist employees and the general public; some knowledge of business math, interpersonal relations and the ability to use the English language effectively. Some knowledge of the fine arts and art history and knowledge of public relations. Ability to exercise good judgement in making decisions in accordance with established policies and regulations, and to assist with the process and coordination of general office activities.

Language Ability and Interpersonal Communication

Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide assistance to customers (external and internal). Requires the ability to speak clearly, distinctly and effectively with fellow employees; read in English and compare similarities and differences between words and series of numbers; apply common sense understanding to the work process, procedures, programs and services; and to provide and follow verbal and written instructions.

Work Environment

Work is normally performed in a general inside office environment with appropriate heating and cooling and is not subject to significant occupational or environmental hazards other than those normally associated with general public contact.

Special Requirements

None

City of Sioux City

Desk Attendant/Receiptionist - IV-1003

Category
Bargaining Units
Department
Museum
Pay Rate
G04
Job Code
IV-1003

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under supervision to serve as receptionist at the front desk, counter or reception area to welcome visitors and to provide assistance to the public and monitor visitor activities to maintain security for the building.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Open and close the front desk as assigned, perform general preparation of reception area for visitors.
  • Staff the front desk to welcome and assist visitors; answer telephone and direct callers to proper assistance.
  • Monitor security systems and notify other employees of problems or violations.
  • Maintain records of visitors and prepare routine reports regarding use of building and attendance.
  • Assist with the assignment and coordination of volunteers.
  • Assist with classes and tours including registrations.
  • Maintain calendar of meetings and events for the building.
  • Receive and distribute mail.
  • Perform routine maintenance of files.
  • Sell merchandise and souvenirs and maintain a cash box and reconcile balances.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with Officials, other agencies, fellow employees and the general public.
  • Maintain regular and punctual attendance and working hours.

 

Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

High School or GED supplemented by some college level or business school course work and some work experience in an office setting or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

MINIMUM PHYSICAL AND MENTAL ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Physical Requirements

Regular standing, walking, reaching, feeling, pushing, pulling and lifting up to 10 lbs. and precise use of fingers, arms to enter data into a P.C. accurately and quickly; and the ability to see at a distance of 20” or less and to observe patrons throughout the building; to hear within normal limits with or without corrective assistance.

Cognitive Demands

Knowledge of office equipment and procedures; some knowledge of the principals of record keeping and filing systems and computers and related software; ability to apply current office technology, resources and services to assist employees and the general public; some knowledge of business math, interpersonal relations and the ability to use the English language effectively. Some knowledge of the fine arts and art history and knowledge of public relations. Ability to exercise good judgement in making decisions in accordance with established policies and regulations, and to assist with the process and coordination of general office activities.

Language Ability and Interpersonal Communication

Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide assistance to customers (external and internal). Requires the ability to speak clearly, distinctly and effectively with fellow employees; read in English and compare similarities and differences between words and series of numbers; apply common sense understanding to the work process, procedures, programs and services; and to provide and follow verbal and written instructions.

Work Environment

Work is normally performed in a general inside office environment with appropriate heating and cooling and is not subject to significant occupational or environmental hazards other than those normally associated with general public contact.

Special Requirements

None

City of Sioux City

Duplicating Technician - IV-1110

Category
Bargaining Units
Department
Varies
Pay Rate
A13
Job Code
IV-1110

Job Description

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Performs skilled work in the operation of offset and related duplicating machines; does related work as required.

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: The work in this class involves responsibility for the accurate and efficient operation, adjustment and servicing of offset and related office duplicating machines, and for the performance of other clerical duties. Work assignments are received in terms of materials to be reproduced and time requirements. The work is performed under the supervision of an administrative supervisor who reviews finished work for volume, neatness and clarity by observation of results obtained as well as economy of materials and efficiency of operations.

EXAMPLES OF WORK: (Illustrative only)

  • Operates offset presses, collator, drill, punch and other standard reproduction and allied equipment in
  • reproducing forms, reports, bulletins and other materials;
  • Maintains and requisitions duplicating supplies and materials;
  • Cuts paper stock to proper finish size;
  • Makes plate exposures and photo copies of material to be duplicated;
  • Services, cleans and makes minor repairs and adjustments to machines, and maintains them in good working order;
  • When not engaged in operating offset and related duplicating machines, assists in a variety of clerical and bindery duties;
  • Gathers duplicated copy into pamphlets, stacks, pads and folders;
  • Cuts, binds and staples or fastens together duplicated materials as prescribed.
Preferred Skills

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Thorough knowledge of the operation and basic maintenance requirements of offset and related duplicating equipment; thorough knowledge of a variety of uses to which offset press machinery can be put and of the various types of plates and processes appropriate to it; thorough knowledge of the papers, inks, chemicals and other supplies used in duplicating, especially the weights, types and uses of papers; ability to plan and schedule work; ability to follow detailed written and oral instructions; ability to learn assigned clerical tasks readily, to adhere to prescribed routines and to develop skill in the operation and care of duplicating and allied equipment; good physical condition.

ACCEPTABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING: Considerable experience in operation of offset and related duplicating machines and completion of a standard high school course; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

City of Sioux City

Education Coordinator - IV-2405

Category
Bargaining Units
Department
Art Center
Pay Rate
G20
Job Code
IV-2405

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under general direction of the Director, coordinates the Department's youth oriented educational programming; assists with other programs that will promote the Department's commitment to providing educational opportunities to the community and guests. Plans, develops, designs, implements and coordinates classes and public programs that foster appreciation of the arts and teaches visual arts skills.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Coordinates and schedules tours for special groups including schools, families, etc.
  • Directs programs in the classroom.
  • Conceptualizes, develops, organizes schedules and class offerings and classrooms, outreach programs and tracks equipment.
  • Hires, evaluates and trains instructors.
  • Assists the Curator in training docents, volunteers and maintaining positive volunteer relationships.
  • Oversees Hands-On Gallery; inspects Hands-On Gallery and individual learning stations.
  • Assists in the development and conduct of special events.
  • Organizes annual projects.
  • Works with instructors and visiting artists to identify supplies, special equipment and costs for special projects such as murals.
  • Works with instructors and seasonal employees to develop and implement youth classes and programming.
  • Provides customer service via in-person, telephone, e-mail and/or other means available.
  • Writes class descriptions and works with Publication Coordinator or Communications Director to create promotional publications and related materials for education programming.
  • Keeps inventory of educational supplies and assists with ordering of supplies.
  • Distributes and compiles information from guest surveys of classes and programs.
  • Assists other staff members in promoting the Department's mission through programming and other activities.
  • Assists on a limited scale with fund-raising efforts.
  • Maintains regular and punctual attendance and working hours.
  • Performs other directly related duties consistent with the role and function of the position as assigned by the Director.
  • Regularly lifts up to 10 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 30 pounds.
  • Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency.
  • In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in a state of declared emergency.
Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Graduation from a four-year college or university in related field preferred and some work experience in a position affording familiarity with coordinating similar educational programs, experience in both teaching, and in management of subordinates; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

MINIMUM ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Abilities

Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you, ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer), ability to see details at a distance, ability to identify and understand the speech of another person, ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

Job Knowledge

Good knowledge of history and an interest in local history and the willingness to share that knowledge. The ability to organize children and adult programs and arouse their interest in history and Department related programs. Good knowledge of the theory and practices of the art history, education, processes and studio practice; good knowledge of techniques of data gathering, interpretation, interviewing; ability to gather and analyze facts objectively, draw logical conclusions and propose practical solutions to problems; ability to operate a personal computer using standard or customized software applications appropriate to assigned tasks including software programs such as Microsoft Word, Internet Explorer, etc; ability to perform a wide variety of duties and responsibilities with accuracy and speed under the pressure of time-sensitive deadlines; ability to interpret and apply pertinent, policies and procedures; ability to complete work assignments accurately and in a timely fashion with proper attention to detail

Language Skills and Interpersonal Communication

Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide assistance to customers (external and internal). Requires the ability to write and speak clearly, distinctly and effectively with fellow employees and patrons; read in English and compare similarities and differences between words and series of numbers; apply common sense understanding to the work process, procedures, programs and services; to provide and follow verbal and written instructions, and the ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with groups and individuals interested in history, with staff and volunteers and the public.

Work Environment

Work is normally performed in a normal inside office environment with appropriate heating and cooling and is not subject to significant occupational or environmental hazards other than those normally associated with general public contact, dust or odors.

Special Requirements

None

City of Sioux City

Education Coordinator - IV-2405

Category
Bargaining Units
Department
Museum
Pay Rate
G20
Job Code
IV-2405

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under general direction of the Director, coordinates the Department's youth oriented educational programming; assists with other programs that will promote the Department's commitment to providing educational opportunities to the community and guests. Plans, develops, designs, implements and coordinates classes and public programs that foster appreciation of the arts and teaches visual arts skills.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Coordinates and schedules tours for special groups including schools, families, etc.
  • Directs programs in the classroom.
  • Conceptualizes, develops, organizes schedules and class offerings and classrooms, outreach programs and tracks equipment.
  • Hires, evaluates and trains instructors.
  • Assists the Curator in training docents, volunteers and maintaining positive volunteer relationships.
  • Oversees Hands-On Gallery; inspects Hands-On Gallery and individual learning stations.
  • Assists in the development and conduct of special events.
  • Organizes annual projects.
  • Works with instructors and visiting artists to identify supplies, special equipment and costs for special projects such as murals.
  • Works with instructors and seasonal employees to develop and implement youth classes and programming.
  • Provides customer service via in-person, telephone, e-mail and/or other means available.
  • Writes class descriptions and works with Publication Coordinator or Communications Director to create promotional publications and related materials for education programming.
  • Keeps inventory of educational supplies and assists with ordering of supplies.
  • Distributes and compiles information from guest surveys of classes and programs.
  • Assists other staff members in promoting the Department's mission through programming and other activities.
  • Assists on a limited scale with fund-raising efforts.
  • Maintains regular and punctual attendance and working hours.
  • Performs other directly related duties consistent with the role and function of the position as assigned by the Director.
  • Regularly lifts up to 10 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 30 pounds.
  • Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency.
  • In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in a state of declared emergency.
Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Graduation from a four-year college or university in related field preferred and some work experience in a position affording familiarity with coordinating similar educational programs, experience in both teaching, and in management of subordinates; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

MINIMUM ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Abilities

Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you, ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer), ability to see details at a distance, ability to identify and understand the speech of another person, ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

Job Knowledge

Good knowledge of history and an interest in local history and the willingness to share that knowledge. The ability to organize children and adult programs and arouse their interest in history and Department related programs. Good knowledge of the theory and practices of the art history, education, processes and studio practice; good knowledge of techniques of data gathering, interpretation, interviewing; ability to gather and analyze facts objectively, draw logical conclusions and propose practical solutions to problems; ability to operate a personal computer using standard or customized software applications appropriate to assigned tasks including software programs such as Microsoft Word, Internet Explorer, etc; ability to perform a wide variety of duties and responsibilities with accuracy and speed under the pressure of time-sensitive deadlines; ability to interpret and apply pertinent, policies and procedures; ability to complete work assignments accurately and in a timely fashion with proper attention to detail

Language Skills and Interpersonal Communication

Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide assistance to customers (external and internal). Requires the ability to write and speak clearly, distinctly and effectively with fellow employees and patrons; read in English and compare similarities and differences between words and series of numbers; apply common sense understanding to the work process, procedures, programs and services; to provide and follow verbal and written instructions, and the ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with groups and individuals interested in history, with staff and volunteers and the public.

Work Environment

Work is normally performed in a normal inside office environment with appropriate heating and cooling and is not subject to significant occupational or environmental hazards other than those normally associated with general public contact, dust or odors.

Special Requirements

None

City of Sioux City

Electrical Inspector - IV-5210

Category
Bargaining Units
Department
Community Development
Pay Rate
A23
Job Code
IV-5210

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under general direction of the Inspection Services Division Manager, makes inspections of electrical installations and alterations for compliance with the City's Electrical Code; does related work as required. Responsible for technical enforcement work in the inspection of new and existing electrical installations and systems to secure compliance with municipal and state electrical codes. Work involves technical examinations and the application of standard trade practices to inspection work. Inspections are conducted independently and in accordance with departmental regulations and established technical standards.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION (with or without accommodation)

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Makes inspections of new and existing wiring and electrical installations in residential, business, commercial, and other buildings for conformance with requirements of municipal and state electrical codes.
  • Inspects a variety of electrical installations in the city with the objective of maintaining standards of electrical work.
  • Examines plans and specifications for electrical systems for compliance with municipal and state electrical codes and issues permits.
  • Investigates citizen complaints of hazardous electrical installations and notifies responsible persons of defects and provides written instructions for correction.
  • Advises concerned parties on electrical problems and interprets and reviews codes, standards and departmental regulations, recommending changes when appropriate.
  • Prepares reports of inspections performed covering conditions found, actions taken and recommendations for further action.
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with officials, other agencies, fellow employees, and the general public.
  • Maintains regular and punctual attendance and working hours.
  • Regularly lifts and/or moves up to 10 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 30 pounds.
  • Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency. In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in a state of declared emergency.
Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Graduation from standard high school or GED equivalent; considerable and responsible experience in the electrical trade as a master or journeyman or any combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

MINIMUM ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Abilities

The employee frequently is required to use hands and fingers to handle and feel; reach with hands and arms; and smell. Ability to quickly move hands, hands together with arms, or two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects, ability to exert muscle force repeatedly or continuously over time; this involves muscular endurance and resistance to muscle fatigue, ability to use abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time without 'giving out' or fatiguing, ability to quickly and repeatedly bend, stretch, twist, or reach out with your body, arms, and/or legs. Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you, ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer), ability to see details at a distance, ability to identify and understand the speech of another person, ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

Job Knowledge

Job requires a thorough working knowledge of the materials, methods and practices involved in constructing, installing and operating a variety of electrical systems; thorough knowledge of possible defects and faults in electrical wiring, of standard testing devices and of effective corrective measures; ability to detect and locate defective electrical wiring in construction; ability to read and interpret wiring diagrams and specifications for electrical systems and installations and to recognize deviations from such plans in the construction process; ability to enforce codes and regulations firmly, tactfully and impartially; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with contractors, property owners, representatives from other agencies and the public; ability to express oneself clearly and concisely, orally and in writing; good physical condition.

Language Skills and Interpersonal Communication

Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide effective and courteous assistance to customers (external and internal). Requires the ability to speak clearly, distinctly and effectively with fellow employees, contractors and the general public. Knowledge of computers and related software necessary. Ability to read in English and compare similarities and differences between words and series of numbers; apply common sense understanding to the work process, diagrams and drawings, procedures, programs and services; and to follow verbal and written instructions.

Work Environment

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and equipment, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals and outside weather conditions with 80% of the work being performed in the field. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.

Special Requirements

Requires a valid Iowa Motor Vehicle Operators License; possession of a current State of Iowa Class A master electrician’s license or State of Iowa Class A journeyman electrician’s license; possession of a valid Certification by the International Code Council (ICC) as a Electrical Inspector or ability to obtain such certification within a reasonable period (no more than 12 months) following appointment to position.

City of Sioux City

Electrician/Instrument Technician - IV-6326

Category
Bargaining Units
Department
Waste Water Treatment Plant
Pay Rate
A15
Job Code
IV-6326

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under general direction of the wastewater treatment plant maintenance supervisor, safely performs responsible and skilled work in the maintenance, repair and the installation of electrical, electronic and pneumatic equipment and instruments and assists in the development of preventive maintenance and training activities.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION (with or without accommodation)

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Safely installs, modifies, maintains and repairs electrical, electronic and pneumatic systems such as motors, motor controls, power supplies, sensors, alarms, telephone and telemetering equipment,
  • HVAC systems, control logics, automatic sampling equipment, metering devices, programmable logic controllers, and computer periphery equipment.
  • Develop and troubleshoot ladder diagrams, control logics in programmable logic controllers and Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA).
  • Safely designs layout work on panels, sets up complex control systems, interprets, and alters drawings, wiring diagrams, and blueprints. Works from complex engineering drawings to complete projects and assigned work.
  • Maintains appropriate technical manuals, drawings, sketches, and diagrams for electronic equipment.
  • Assists the supervisor in planning safe work, plus the ordering of materials to facilitate the scheduled completion of assigned work.
  • Recommends safe revisions to Preventive, Predictive and Corrective Maintenance Programs.
  • Maintains accurate records of work and maintenance activities performed.
  • Assists plant maintenance mechanics as needed.
  • Maintains good public relations through courteous and prompt attention to all citizen requests for service.
  • Maintains regular and punctual attendance and working hours.
  • Regularly lifts and/or moves up to 25 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 50 pounds.
  • Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency. In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in a state of declared emergency.
Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Graduation from standard high school or trade school, or GED supplemented by course work in the operation and maintenance of computer system software and considerable work experience in the operation, maintenance, and analysis of computer hardware, software and related instrumentation, including some experience at a supervisory level, or any combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

MINIMUM ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Abilities

The employee frequently is required to use hands and fingers to handle and feel; reach with hands and arms; and smell. Ability to quickly move hands, hands together with arms, or two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects, ability to exert muscle force repeatedly or continuously over time; this involves muscular endurance and resistance to muscle fatigue, ability to use abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time without 'giving out' or fatiguing, ability to quickly and repeatedly bend, stretch, twist, or reach out with your body, arms, and/or legs. Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you, ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer), ability to see details at a distance, ability to identify and understand the speech of another person, ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

Job Knowledge

Complete working knowledge of instruments and procedures used in the wastewater treatment plant including plant system design and of the basic principles of wastewater treatment. Ability to think analytically and develop solutions to complex technical problems. Ability to operate computers and related peripheral equipment; and to direct and oversee the work of others in the use of computer operation and related software. Extensive knowledge of standard practices, principles methods, materials, and tools used in the electrical, solid-state electronic, and pneumatic instrument trades. Working knowledge of the National Electrical Code and the hazards and safety precautions peculiar to the electrical trade. Experience in reading, modifying and developing blueprints, wiring diagrams and schematics.

Language Ability and Interpersonal Communication

Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide direction and assistance to employees. Requires the ability to speak clearly, distinctly and effectively with fellow employees; read schematics and in English, and compare similarities and differences between words and series of numbers; apply common sense understanding to the work process and procedures; and to provide and follow verbal and written instructions. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees, city officials and regulatory personnel.

Work Environment

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to extreme cold, extreme heat, risk of electrical shock, and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; and outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Special Requirements

Requires a valid Motor Vehicle Operators License issued by the State of Iowa, and appropriate and valid Iowa and federal licenses and certification required to operate vehicles and equipment. 

City of Sioux City

Electronic Specialist - IV-6234

Category
Bargaining Units
Department
Water Treatment Plant
Pay Rate
A22
Job Code
IV-6234

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under general direction of the Instrumentation – Mechanical Supervisor, performs responsible and skilled technical and supervisory duties related to the operation and maintenance of the water treatment plant SCADA system, plant instrumentation and control systems.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION (with or without accommodation)

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Directs and assists in the calibration of instrumentations in accordance with manufacturer's specifications.
  • Coordinates computer preventive maintenance schedules with other plant personnel and vendors.
  • Instructs and trains plant personnel in the operation and maintenance of plant control system instrumentations.
  • Analyzes and evaluates the overall effectiveness and efficiency of the instrumentation control systems.
  • Directs and assists assigned personnel in cleaning and preventative maintenance of instrumentation including analytical, level, pressure, sensing equipment, etc.
  • Operates laptop computer to trouble shoot and input data.
  • Develops and directs preventative maintenance programs.
  • Maintains accurate records of work and maintenance activities performed.
  • Inspects tests, adjusts, cleans, and replaces low voltage switch gear.
  • Adjusts and maintains valves; insure proper calibration of instrumentation.
  • Assists plant maintenance workers as needed.
  • Maintains good public relations through courteous and prompt attention to all citizen requests for service.
  • Maintains regular and punctual attendance and working hours.
  • Regularly lifts and/or moves up to 25 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 50 pounds.
  • Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency. In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in a state of declared emergency.

 

Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Graduation from standard high school or trade school, or GED supplemented by course work in the operation and maintenance of computer system software and considerable work experience in the operation, maintenance, and analysis of computer hardware, software and related instrumentation, including some experience at a supervisory level, or any combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

MINIMUM ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Abilities

The employee frequently is required to use hands and fingers to handle and feel; reach with hands and arms; and smell. Ability to quickly move hands, hands together with arms, or two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects, ability to exert muscle force repeatedly or continuously over time; this involves muscular endurance and resistance to muscle fatigue, ability to use abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time without 'giving out' or fatiguing, ability to quickly and repeatedly bend, stretch, twist, or reach out with your body, arms, and/or legs. Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you, ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer), ability to see details at a distance, ability to identify and understand the speech of another person, ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

Job Knowledge

Complete working knowledge of instruments and procedures used in the water treatment plant including plant system design and of the basic principals of water/wastewater treatment. Ability to think analytically and develop solutions to complex technical problems. Ability to operate electronic computers and related peripheral equipment; and to direct and oversee the work of others in the use of computer operation and related software.

Language Ability and Interpersonal Communication

Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide direction and assistance to employees. Requires the ability to speak clearly, distinctly and effectively with fellow employees; read schematics and in English, and compare similarities and differences between words and series of numbers; apply common sense understanding to the work process and procedures; and to provide and follow verbal and written instructions. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees, city officials and regulatory personnel.

Work Environment

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to extreme cold, extreme heat, risk of electrical shock, and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; and outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Special Requirements

Requires a valid Motor Vehicle Operators License issued by the State of Iowa, and certification as a Grade II Water Treatment Operator within three years of appointment.

City of Sioux City

Engineering Inspector - IV-4123

Category
Bargaining Units
Department
Engineering
Pay Rate
A20
Job Code
IV-4123

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under general direction of the Chief Construction Inspector, performs highly skilled technical work in support of Public Works and Utility Engineering functions, in the field performing inspection and in the office using design software, drafting in AutoCAD and performing record-keeping functions. Does related office filing, map upgrades, permits and assessments as required. Reviews the data supplied by the Engineering Tech II or I as it applies to the project. Acts as the lead aide in the design, drafting, or construction phase of the project, but has no supervisory function. Performs complex work relative to engineering support, and assessment work for municipal improvement programs.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION (with or without accommodation)

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Complete “As-Constructed” drawings and summarizes construction quantities for completed projects.
  • Utilizes AutoCAD and related design software to prepare preliminary and final drawings for Capital Improvement projects.
  • Maintains accurate records of drawings and keeps adequate supplies to support inspection or surveying.
  • Upgrades existing City distribution and collection maps, as well as paving records.
  • Interface with the general public to answer questions regarding permits and assessments.
  • Reviews and prepares preliminary costs for streets, paving and construction and other Public Works installations.
  • Enters on original plans "as built" information on AutoCAD files as provided during the survey and inspection work.
  • Receives and investigates citizen’s complaints.
  • Performs investigations, reports, data collection.
  • Prepares permits, applications, in compliance with State and Federal agencies.
  • Maintains field notes on construction activities and maintains a separate daily log for each construction project.
  • Provides tests, inspects and otherwise checks quantities and qualities of bituminous paving mixtures, concrete mixes, cement, sand and other construction materials purchased on specifications.
  • Estimates anticipated assessment fees for proposed paving, sewer and water lines, and calculates final assessments from municipal Public Works projects.
  • Prepares necessary schedules, resolutions, plans and related drawings and diagrams in support of those assessment projects.
  • Requires individual to perform inspection work in the field, and drafting, record keeping, permit and assessment calculation in the office using AutoCAD and other related design software.
  • Responsible for performing the engineering functions in support of engineering staff through the design and administration of the City’s Capital Improvement Projects; these functions include: design, drafting, record keeping, and contact with the general public.
  • Responsible for performing basic engineering; calculating errors, observing and documenting construction projects, writing field change orders, tracking and closing out projects; performing drafting design using AutoCAD.
  • Establishes and maintain effective working relationships with City Officials, other agencies, fellow employees and the general public.
  • Maintains regular and punctual attendance and working hours.
  • Regularly lifts up to 10 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 30 pounds.
  • Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency. In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in a state of declared emergency.

 

Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

A minimum of four years experience in engineering, surveying, construction inspection, computer design and drafting utilizing AutoCAD and related design software. Completion of standard high school courses, an associate degree in engineering technology or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. 

MINIMUM ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Abilities

The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and taste or smell. Ability to quickly move hands, hands together with arms, or two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects, ability to exert muscle force repeatedly or continuously over time; this involves muscular endurance and resistance to muscle fatigue, ability to use abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time without 'giving out' or fatiguing, ability to quickly and repeatedly bend, stretch, twist, or reach out with your body, arms, and/or legs. Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you, ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer), ability to see details at a distance, ability to identify and understand the speech of another person, ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

Job Knowledge

Strong knowledge of basic principles in municipal and utility engineering as applied to Public Works and Utilities design and construction work. Skilled in drafting complex plans, utilizing AutoCAD, and related design software. General knowledge of elementary principles and practices of Civil Engineering as applied to surveying, inspection, drafting and assessment work. Thorough knowledge of methods, techniques, tools, instruments and equipment to be used in support of those functions. Ability to plan, design work, and make independent investigations of engineering problems. Establish and maintain efficient working relations with municipal officials and the general public. Ability to perform precise surveying, inspection and drafting projects utilizing AutoCAD and related design software. Ability to communicate effectively to State and Federal regulatory agency representatives. Ability to remove a man-hole cover or inlet grate and visually inspect utilities from above grade, ability to negotiate construction sites, rough terrain and non-developed areas, ability to work continuous 12 hour days during the construction season and an occasional 14-hour day outdoors. Thorough knowledge of the Iowa Statewide Urban Design Standards and Specifications for Public Improvements and any Sioux City Supplements.

Language Skills and Interpersonal Communication

Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide assistance to customers (external and internal). Requires the ability to write and speak clearly, distinctly and effectively with fellow employees and patrons; read in English and compare similarities and differences between words and series of numbers; apply common sense understanding to the work process, procedures, programs and services; and to provide and follow verbal and written instructions.

Work Environment

While performing sixty-five percent of the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions and vibration. The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts and fumes or airborne particles. The employee is occasionally exposed to toxic and caustic chemicals and the noise level is loud. Thirty-five percent of the duties are performed in a normal inside office environment with appropriate heating and cooling and is not subject to significant occupational or environmental hazards other than those normally associated with general public contact, dust or odors.

Special Requirements

Must possess a valid Iowa driver’s license.

City of Sioux City

Engineering Technician - IV-4120

Category
Bargaining Units
Department
Engineering
Pay Rate
A18
Job Code
IV-4120

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Performs skilled technical work in support of public works and utility engineering functions, in the field performing surveying and inspection and in the office using design software, drafting with AutoCAD Civil 3D, mapping with ArcView (v.9.2) and performing record-keeping functions, including office filing, map upgrades, and permitting.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Maintains files, issues clearance permits, calculates connection fees, maintain accurate records.
  • Does utility research for developers, contractors, citizens, City departments, etc.
  • Transfers “as-built” information onto the computer.
  • Draws right-of-way plats, acquisition plats, various maps and drawings.
  • Completes “As-Constructed” drawings and summarizes construction quantities for completed projects.
  • Utilizes AutoCAD and related design software to prepare drawings for Capital Improvement projects.
  • Performs basic design associated with development of Capital Improvement projects.
  • Maintains accurate records of drawings.
  • Keeps adequate supplies to support CAD system.
  • Upgrades existing City distribution, collection maps and paving records.
  • Interfaces with the general public to answer questions regarding sidewalk permits.
  • Supports the Chief Land Surveyor in the preparation of legal plats and descriptions.
  • Reviews and prepares preliminary costs for paving, utilities and other Public Works installations.
  • Receives and investigates citizen complaints.
  • Performs investigations, reports, data collection.
  • Prepares permits, applications, in compliance with State and Federal agencies.
  • Provides tests, inspects and otherwise checks quantities and qualities of bituminous paving mixtures, concrete mixes, cement, sand and other construction materials purchased on specifications.
  • Prepares reports, drawings, and collects data for the Engineering Technician II.
  • Performs inspection related duties for the abatement programs, such as sidewalk inspection and marking.
  • May perform engineering related duties at the direction of the Project Manager or Civil Engineer, with ultimate direction given by the City Engineer.
  • May assist the Chief Land Surveyor, Surveyors, Technicians, or Inspectors in surveying, inspections, design, drafting, or other engineering functions.
  • Works extensive with the public, contractors, consultants, appraisers/real estate personnel, utility locators, developers, and various City departments.
  • Performs basic engineering calculations, observing performing drafting design using AutoCAD and related design software.
  • Use the ArcView (v.9.2) program for investigative GIS work as well as performing minor mapping functions.
  • Maintain regular and punctual attendance at work.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees, City officials and regulator personnel.
Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Graduation from standard high school, an associate degree in engineering technology; with training in engineering, surveying, construction inspection, computer design and drafting utilizing AutoCAD Civil 3D and ArcView(v.9.2) and related design software; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

MINIMUM PHYSICAL AND MENTAL ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Physical requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to grasp, handle, or feel; and climb or balance. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Cognitive Demands, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of basic principles in municipal and utility engineering as applied to public works and utilities design and construction work; knowledge of basic drafting utilizing AutoCAD, and related design software; general knowledge of elementary principles and practices of Civil Engineering as applied to surveying, inspection, drafting and assessment work; knowledge of methods, techniques, tools, instruments and equipment to be used in support of those functions; ability to plan, design work, and make independent investigations of engineering problems; ability to establish and maintain efficient working relations with municipal officials and the general public; ability to perform precise surveying, inspection and drafting projects utilizing AutoCAD and related design; ability to perform highly technical functions such as: data collection, connection fee calculations, GIS maintenance; familiarity with City utility file and record-keeping system; and ability to communicate effectively to State and Federal regulatory agency representatives; Must maintain current knowledge of the Sioux City Standard Specifications for Public Improvements Manual as adopted December, 1999, including any updates; good physical condition.

Language Ability and Interpersonal Communication

Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide effective and courteous assistance to customers (external and internal). Requires the ability to speak clearly, distinctly and effectively with fellow employees, contractors and the general public. Ability to read in English and compare similarities and differences between words and series of numbers; apply common sense understanding to the work process, diagrams and drawings, procedures, programs and services; and to follow verbal and written instructions.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and equipment, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals and outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.

Special Requirements

Requires a Motor Vehicle Operators License.

City of Sioux City

Engineering Technician II - IV-4124

Category
Bargaining Units
Department
Engineering
Pay Rate
A21
Job Code
IV-4124

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under the direction of the City Engineer, performs highly skilled technical work in support of public works and utility engineering functions in one or more specialized area such as GIS, design, or field inspections using design software, drafting in AutoCAD, ArcMap, surveying/GPS, and performing record-keeping functions, including related office filing, map upgrades, permitting and assessments.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Utilizes AutoCAD, ArcMap, and related design software to prepare drawings for Capital Improvement projects.
  • Utilizes industry standards used in developing drawings for Capital Improvement projects; performs advanced design functions related to the development of Capital Improvement projects.
  • Draws right-of-way plats, acquisition plats, and various maps; completes “as-constructed” drawings and summarizes construction quantities for completed projects; maintains accurate records of drawings, City distribution maps, collection maps, and paving records.
  • Keeps adequate supplies to support CAD Systems.
  • Enters on original plans “as-built” information in AutoCAD files as provided during the survey and inspection work; transfers “as-built” information onto the computer.
  • Responsible for GIS applications as required for the Engineering Division.
  • Maintains files, issues clearance permits, calculates connection fees, and maintain accurate records.
  • Does utility research for developers, contractors, citizens, City departments, etc.
  • Assists staff in the review of City-owned utilities and drainage issues associated with proposed development; assists in the design and review of storm sewer and storm water detention systems.
  • Participates in the preparation of ordinances, resolutions and other legal documents for Council action for all city owned assets; prepares permits, reports and applications in compliance with State and Federal agencies.
  • Works extensively with the public, contractors, consultants, appraisers/real estate personnel, utility locators, developers, and various City departments; receives and investigates citizen complaints; performs investigations and collects data.
  • May assist Chief Land Surveyor, Surveyors, Engineering Technicians, and Inspectors in surveying/GPS, inspections, design, drafting or other engineering functions.
  • Interface with the general public to answer questions regarding utilities, permits and assessments.
  • Reviews and prepares preliminary costs for streets, paving and construction of other Public Works installations.
  • Estimates anticipated assessment fees for proposed paving, sewer and water lines, and calculates final assessments from municipal Public Works projects; prepares necessary schedules, plans and related drawings and diagrams in support of those assessment projects.
  • Acts as lead technician in the design and drafting phase of a project.
  • Regularly lifts and/or moves up to 10 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 25 pounds.
  • Maintain regular and punctual attendance at work.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees, City officials and regulatory personnel.
Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Graduation from standard high school, and possess an associate degree in engineering technology; with a minimum of four years’ experience in one or more of the following areas: engineering, surveying/GPS, construction inspection, computer design and drafting, utilizing AutoCAD, ArcMap, and related design software; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

MINIMUM ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Abilities

The employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to grasp, handle, or feel; and climb or balance. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to taste or smell. Ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer), ability to see details at a distance, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus, ability to identify and understand the speech of another person, ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

Job Knowledge

Thorough knowledge of basic principles in municipal and utility engineering as applied to Public Works and Utilities design and construction work; skilled in drafting complex plans, utilizing AutoCAD, and related design software; ArcMap, GPS, general knowledge of elementary principles and practices of Civil Engineering as applied to surveying, inspection, drafting and assessment work; thorough knowledge of methods, techniques, tools, instruments and equipment to be used in support of those functions; ability to plan, design work, and make independent investigations of engineering problems; ability to perform precise surveying, inspection and drafting projects utilizing AutoCAD and related design software; thorough knowledge of the water, storm water and wastewater collection and distribution systems; ability to use independent judgment in the conduct of work assignments; ability to communicate effectively to State and Federal regulatory agency representatives; and establish and maintain efficient working relations with municipal officials and the general public. Must maintain current knowledge of current software, programs, procedures and manuals, such as the Sioux City Supplement to Iowa Statewide Urban Design and Specifications manual (SUDAS).

Language Skills and Interpersonal Communication

Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide effective and courteous assistance to customers (external and internal). Requires the ability to speak clearly, distinctly and effectively with fellow employees, contractors and the general public. Ability to read in English and compare similarities and differences between words and series of numbers; apply common sense understanding to the work process, diagrams and drawings, procedures, programs and services; and to follow verbal and written instructions.

Work Environment

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and equipment, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals and outside weather conditions with 20% of the work being performed in the field. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.

Special Requirements

Demonstrated proficiency in at least one of three fields to include survey/GPS, inspection, ArcMap or AutoCAD. Requires a valid Motor Vehicle Operators License.

City of Sioux City

Events Facilities Laborer IV-2208

Category
Bargaining Units
Department
CCAT
Pay Rate
C15
Job Code
IV-2208

Job Description

VENTS FACILITIES DEPARTMENT LABORER IV-2208

Date: June 2007 Department/Division: Events Facilities
FLSA: Non-Exempt Reports to: Varies

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under general direction of facilities management staff, performs general manual work in the maintenance and operation of the Events Facilities Department properties. Requires skill in the performance of unskilled and semiskilled tasks of a physically demanding nature. May have some heavy manual labor involved. As work experience is gained, employee of this class may be assigned to somewhat more difficult and responsible tasks, especially in the area of building maintenance, repair and cleaning procedures. Employee in this class work with and around and operate various pieces of machinery such as a genie lift, power scrubber, floor buffer, lawn maintenance equipment. Work normally is performed under close supervision; however, constant supervision is not always available for routine and repetitive tasks which can be carried on without difficulty once they are learned; work is frequently intermittent and on weekends and in the evening and night hours.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION (with or without accommodation)
The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other du-ties may be assigned.

  • Sets chairs, tables and other Events Facilities Department equipment.
  • May do manual work such as snow removal off the sidewalks, clean windows.
  • Some painting.
  • Cleans and re-stocks restrooms.
  • Maintains glass by cleaning.
  • May make light repairs to specific equipment.
  • Cleans rugs with machinery.
  • May erect traffic barricades.
  • Waters, fertilizes, cultivates, and trims lawns, shrubs, flowers and trees.
  • Assists skilled workers in maintenance and repair of buildings, grounds and equipment.
  • May unload stone, gravel, asphalt and other materials.
  • Maintains floors, such as applying waxes sealants, and chemical strippers.
  • Performs other related manual tasks in the operation and maintenance of the Events Facilities Department properties.
  • Establishes and maintain effective working relationships with City Officials, other agencies, fellow employees and the general public.
  • Maintains regular and punctual attendance and working hours, may be called upon to work intermittently; must have the ability to work graveyard shifts and weekends.
  • Regularly lifts up to 25 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 50 pounds.
  • Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency. In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in a state of declared emergency.

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PREFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Experience in performing general manual work and preferably completion of a standard grade school course; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

Preferred Skills

MINIMUM ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Abilities

The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and taste or smell. Ability to quickly move hands, hands together with arms, or two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects, ability to exert muscle force repeatedly or continuously over time; this involves muscular endurance and resistance to muscle fatigue, ability to use abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time without 'giving out' or fatiguing, ability to quickly and repeatedly bend, stretch, twist, or reach out with your body, arms, and/or legs.

Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you, ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer), ability to see details at a distance, ability to identify and understand the speech of another person, ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

Job Knowledge

Knowledge of the uses of common hand tools and standard equipment used in the construction and maintenance work, particularly as applied to the specialized work to which assigned; general mechanical ability and ability to perform unskilled to semiskilled tasks in the construction and maintenance activities; ability to understand and follow specific oral and written instructions; physical strength and agility sufficient to do strenuous manual labor for extended periods, under varying weather conditions, and be able to stand on concrete for extended periods of time and be able to carry equipment up and down stairs.

Language Skills and Interpersonal Communication

Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide assistance to customers (external and internal). Requires the ability to write and speak clearly, distinctly and effectively with fellow employees and patrons; read in English and compare similarities and differences between words and series of numbers; apply common sense understanding to the work process, procedures, programs and services; and to provide and follow verbal and written instructions.

Work Environment

Seventy-five percent of the duties are performed in a normal inside office environment with appropriate heating and cool-ing and is not subject to significant occupational or environmental hazards other than those normally associated with gen-eral public contact, dust or odors. While performing twenty-five percent of the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions and vibration. The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts and fumes or airborne particles. The employee is occasionally exposed to toxic and caustic chemicals and the noise level is loud.

Special Requirements

Possession of a valid driver's license issued by the State of Iowa is required.

 

The City of Sioux City is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages employees and pro-spective employees to discuss needed accommodations with the appropriate City representatives.

Approved Resolution: RES# 000458
Dated: June 4, 2007

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City of Sioux City

Exhibits Preparator - IV-2118

Category
Bargaining Units
Department
Museum
Pay Rate
A16
Job Code
IV-2118

Job Description

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Researches, prepares and maintains the Museum's exhibits; does related work as required.

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: The employee in this class performs specialized technical work dealing with the design and preparation of exhibits in the Museum. The work involves responsibility for a wide variety of duties in designing and preparing Museum displays and a variety of related duties involved in the construction of these displays. The work is performed under the general direction and supervision of the Museum Director, but with latitude for originality in design and development of the exhibits. It is necessary for the Exhibits Preparator to perform research in identifying objects and preparing interpretive labels to be used in the displays. Supervision is not ordinarily exercised over others, except casual employees occasionally assigned to assist. Coordinates traveling exhibitions, both to and from the Museum. Coordinates the Museum's exhibition schedule.

EXAMPLES OF WORK: (Illustrative only)

  • Maintains the Museum's exhibits;
  • Designs and executes Museum displays to best tell the story of these objects or to create authentic
  • reproduction of scenes;
  • Performs necessary research to make sure all information included in Museum displays is correct;
  • Constructs necessary structural aids to support objects and information in Museum displays;
  • Performs necessary art work, including sketches and color schemes in Museum displays;
  • Schedules the Museum's exhibition schedule.
Preferred Skills

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of the techniques involved in planning and arranging realistic Museum displays; knowledge of natural and social sciences; knowledge of basic carpenter skills; ability to perform necessary art work, both design and illustration, for display; ability to perform necessary model-like construction; ability to perform library, historical and other Museum research work; ability to coordinate exhibition schedule; good physical condition.

ACCEPTABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING: Experience in displaying art or Museum exhibits, and completion of a standard high school course supplemented by college level course work in art, natural and social sciences and history, preferably college graduation; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

City of Sioux City

Facilities Maintenance Worker - IV-2002

Category
Bargaining Units
Department
Library
Pay Rate
L12
Job Code
IV-2002

Job Description

FACILITIES MAINTENANCE WORKER IV-2002

Date: November 30, 2011
Department/Division: Library/Maintenance Services

FLSA: Non-Exempt Reports to: Office/Facilities Supervisor

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under general supervision, performs a variety of skilled and semi-skilled building and grounds cleaning and maintenance tasks involving Library facilities and mechanical systems.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION (with or without accommodation)
The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned as necessary.

  • Cleans floors; mops, sweeps, waxes and vacuums; operates floor scrubber, picks up trash and performs related custodial duties.
  • Cleans and sanitizes restroom facilities.
  • Washes and dusts walls, windows and related fixtures and furniture
  • Maintains proper inventory of supplies and reorders when needed.
  • Checks heating and cooling equipment, and performs minor repairs and maintenance including replacement of filters and cleaning roof vents.
  • Makes minor mechanical, plumbing and building repairs.
  • Maintains and cares for interior and exterior decorative plantings and trees.
  • Drives vehicle to deliver, load and unload materials and supplies to various City facilities and handles mail.
  • Participates in snow removal activities including shoveling of snow.
  • Arranges furniture, sets up chairs and tables for special events and meetings.
  • Maintains good public relations through courteous and prompt attention to all citizen requests for services.
  • Maintains regular and punctual attendance and working hours.
  • Regularly lifts up to 25 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 50 pounds.
  • Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency. In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in a state of declared emergency.

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Graduation from standard high school or GED equivalency. At least one year of work experience in building and grounds maintenance and cleaning.

Preferred Skills

MINIMUM ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Abilities

The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms. Ability to quickly move hands, hands together with arms, or two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects, ability to exert muscle force repeatedly or continuously over time; this involves muscular endurance and resistance to muscle fatigue, ability to use abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time without 'giving out' or fatiguing, ability to quickly and repeatedly bend, stretch, twist, or reach out with your body, arms, and/or legs.

Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you, ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer), ability to see details at a distance, ability to identify and understand the speech of another person, ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

Job Knowledge

Knowledge of the safety hazards associated with electrical and mechanical equipment and cleaning chemicals; tools and equipment used in the building trades and building maintenance. General knowledge of cleaning practices and procedures, chemicals, equipment and supplies sufficient to provide efficient and effective use. General knowledge of HVAC systems and related equipment sufficient to diagnose routine problems and make minor repairs.

Language Skills and Interpersonal Communication

Requires the ability to read, interpret and apply written data and instructions and specifications such as those found in service manuals and technical specifications; follow written and verbal directives. Ability to establish and maintain an effective working rapport with other employees, patrons and City officials.

Work Environment

Work involves exposure to environmental hazards such as heat, cold, odors, chemicals and power tools which may cause injury or irritation but are not likely to cause serious injury when proper safety devices and procedures are followed. Occupational hazards include the possibility of electrical shock, chemical irritations or burns, injury from contact with power tools, strains from the use of physical force, and frequent contact with bodily waste and fluids that may result in exposure to contagious diseases.

Special Requirements

Must possess a valid Motor Vehicle Operator’s license issued by the State of Iowa.


The City of Sioux City is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages employees and prospective employees to discuss needed accommodations with the appropriate City representatives.

City of Sioux City

Gardener - IV-6305

Category
Bargaining Units
Department
Parks and Recreation
Pay Rate
A15
Job Code
IV-6305

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under general supervision performs a variety of skilled work in maintaining a program of City park landscaping, and oversight of the park nursery and greenhouse which includes the propagation of flowers, shrubs and trees.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Assist in planning and directing the work of crews engaged in City tree, turf and nursery work including the garden center.
  • Design, and participate in the planting and maintenance of the rose garden, greenhouse and various landscaped areas.
  • Conduct soil tests and cultures of diseased plants to identify problems and take corrective action; identify insect pests and develop plan to eliminate them.
  • Inspect trees and shrubbery for infection and prescribe appropriate remedial action.
  • Maintain appropriate inventory of materials and supplies and place replacement orders.
  • Assign and direct the work of other personnel involved in planting and maintaining landscaping, nursery and greenhouse.
  • Maintain buildings and grounds.
  • Design, develop and maintain special displays of plant materials.
  • Pick up trash and debris in parks and related areas.
  • Ability to maintain regular and prompt attendance at work.
  • Ability to establish and maintain an effective working rapport with City officials, fellow employees and the general public.

 

Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Graduation from standard high school, GED equivalent or related trade school and considerable experience in nursery or greenhouse work preferably including some experience in a supervisory capacity, or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

MINIMUM PHYSICAL AND MENTAL ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Physical requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb or balance, and taste or smell. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and peripheral vision.

Cognitive Demands, Skills and Abilities

Thorough knowledge of the materials, methods, equipment, tools and practices used in propagating, planting, transplanting, digging and cultivating nursery stock and ornamental gardens. Complete working knowledge of the principals, practices and methods of treating plants, grasses and trees for various insects, parasites, etc. Good working knowledge of landscaping and horticulture including the optimum conditions for growing all types of nursery stock, shrubs, plants and flowers including proper use of pesticides and chemicals. Ability to direct and oversee the work of a small crew(s) engaged in the work of maintaining parks and various planted and landscaped areas. Ability to maintain and care for a wide variety of tools and equipment used in landscape work. Ability to operate P.C.’s and familiarization with appropriate software. Ability to work alone and without immediate supervision.

Language Ability and Interpersonal Communication

Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide assistance to employees. Requires the ability to speak clearly, distinctly and effectively with fellow employees; read in English and compare similarities and differences between words and series of numbers; create, read and interpret landscape plans; apply common sense understanding to the work process and procedures; and to provide and follow verbal and written instructions.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, outside weather conditions, and extreme heat. The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; toxic or caustic chemicals; extreme cold; risk of electrical shock; and risk of radiation. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Special Requirements

Requires various pest control licenses issued by the State of Iowa and a valid Commercial Drivers License issued by the State of Iowa.

City of Sioux City

GIS/Records Technician - IV-4126

Category
Bargaining Units
Department
Engineering
Pay Rate
A19
Job Code
IV-4126

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

Performs skilled technical work in support of public works and engineering, record-keeping functions and related office filing, map upgrades.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION (with or without accommodation):

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Maintains the filing system for record drawings of all improvements to City owned facilities and public improvement projects.
  • Maintains files, issued permits and assessment records.
  • Does utility research for developers, contractors, citizens, City departments, etc.
  • Assists Engineering Division staff in the review of City-owned utilities associated with proposed development and public improvements.
  • Upgrades existing City distribution maps, collection maps and paving records.
  • Works extensively with the public, contractors, consultants, appraisers/real estate personnel, utility locators, developers, and various City departments.
  • Supports and maintains GIS applications for City owned infrastructure, including updates related to permits, utilities and assessments.
  • Interface with the general public to answer questions regarding utilities, permits and assessments.
  • Receives and investigates citizen’s complaints.
  • Performs investigations, reports, data collection.
  • Maintains records of assessment fees for proposed paving, sewer and water line projects.
  • Performs research relative to engineering support, and assessment work for municipal improvement programs.
  • Performs related engineering duties at the direction of the Chief GIS Supervisor with ultimate direction given by the City Engineer.
  • Maintain regular and punctual attendance at work.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees, City officials and regulator personnel.
Preferred Skills

MINIMUM PHYSICAL AND MENTAL ABILITES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Cognitive Demands, Skills and Abilities: Strong knowledge of basic principles in municipal and utility engineering as applied to Public Works and Utilities design and construction work (skilled in utilizing AutoCAD, Arc Map or related software) general knowledge of elementary principles and practices of Civil Engineering as applied to surveying, inspection, drafting and assessment work; thorough knowledge of methods, techniques, tools, instruments and equipment to be used in support of those functions; ability to plan, design work and make independent investigations of engineering problems; thorough knowledge of the water, storm water and wastewater collection and distribution systems; ability to use independent judgment in the conduct of work assignments; ability to communicate effectively to contractor representatives. Must maintain current knowledge of current software, programs, procedures and manuals such as the Sioux City Supplement to Iowa Statewide Urban Design and Specifications (SUDAS) Manual.

Language Ability and Interpersonal Communication: Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide effective end courteous assistance to customers (external and internal). Requires the ability to speak clearly, distinctly and effectively with fellow employees, contractors and the general public. Ability to read in English and compare similarities and differences between words and series of numbers; apply common sense understanding to the work process, diagrams and drawings, procedures, programs and services; and to follow verbal and written instructions.

Physical requirements: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, sit, use hands to grasp, handle, feel and climb or balance. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and equipment, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals and outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud. Eighty percent of the work is done in the office and twenty percent is performed in the field.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND ACCEPTABLE EXPERIENCE/ TRAINING:

Graduation from standard high school, an associate degree in engineering technology; with a minimum of four years’ experience in engineering, surveying, computer design and drafting utilizing AutoCAD, Arc Map and related software; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Requires a valid Motor Vehicle Operators License. Demonstrates proficiency utilizing AutoCAD or Arc Map.

PRE-EMPLOYMENT SCREENINGS:

Pre-employment screenings may include but are not limited to: criminal background search and drug and alcohol screen.

City of Sioux City

Housing Inspector - IV-3111

Category
Bargaining Units
Department
Inspection Services
Pay Rate
A22
Job Code
IV-3111

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

Under general direction of the Code Enforcement Manager, performs inspections of dwellings and premises for compliance with the Minimum Housing Code and related health and sanitation ordinances. Work involves compliance inspections, complaint inspections, rehabilitation inspections and leased housing inspections. Inspections are conducted independently, but in accordance with departmental regulations and established technical standards.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION (with or without accommodation):

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Conducts inspections of occupied dwellings to determine whether they are in compliance with the housing codes, including inspections of structural features, room occupancy, adequacy, and condition of plumbing fixtures, fire hazards and cleanliness.
  • Determines ownership of buildings in violation and issues written directions for correction of violations.
  • May placard dwelling units that are declared unfit for human habitation by reason of health, safety or sanitation factors; process will generally involve serving notice to tenants to move from the premises, notifying a property owner that property has been condemned and placarding designated property.
  • Prepares reports based upon inspections and investigations.
  • Inspects housing for conformance with established standards of environmental sanitation and basic structural safety.
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with officials, other agencies, fellow employees, and the general public.
  • Maintains regular and punctual attendance and working hours.
  • Regularly lifts and/or moves up to 10 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 30 pounds.
  • Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency. In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in a state of declared emergency.
Preferred Skills

MINIMUM PHYSICAL AND MENTAL ABILITES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Cognitive Demands, Skills and Abilities: Good knowledge of the codes, regulations and ordinances governing minimum housing requirements and sanitation within the City of Sioux City; good knowledge of legal procedures as related to the Minimum Housing ordinances; ability to deal amicably with homeowners and tenants in explaining and interpreting the Minimum Housing Code, including the ability to be firm, tactful and impartial; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers and supervisors.

Language Ability and Interpersonal Communication: Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide effective and courteous assistance to clients. Requires the ability to write and speak effectively with fellow employees, property owners, tenants, and the general public; read in English and compare similarities and differences between words and series of numbers; apply common sense understanding to the work process, procedures, programs and services; and to provide and follow verbal and written instructions. Requires the ability to work as a member of a team in order to accomplish tasks; the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the general public; and the ability to relate to minorities, women, and other protected classes in the community at all socioeconomic levels.

Physical requirements: The employee frequently is required to use hands and fingers to handle and feel; reach with hands and arms; and smell. Ability to quickly move hands, hands together with arms, or two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects, ability to exert muscle force repeatedly or continuously over time; this involves muscular endurance and resistance to muscle fatigue, ability to use abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time without 'giving out' or fatiguing, ability to quickly and repeatedly bend, stretch, twist, or reach out with your body, arms, and/or legs. Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you, ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer), ability to see details at a distance, ability to identify and understand the speech of another person, ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to outdoor field conditions including varying weather conditions and varying street level noises; and visiting locations within the community whose environment may be different from the City’s. Eighty percent of the work is done in the field and twenty percent is performed in an office environment. Must be mobile and able to visit complainants and businesses within the metro area.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND ACCEPTABLE EXPERIENCE/ TRAINING:

Significant experience in work requiring considerable public contact, including some experience in building construction at a journeyman level, and completion of a standard high school course or GED; or any combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Possession of a valid Iowa driver’s license, or the ability to provide reliable transportation.

PRE-EMPLOYMENT SCREENINGS:

Pre-employment screenings may include but are not limited to: criminal background search and drug and alcohol screen.

WCICC

IT Specialist - IV-1119

Category
Bargaining Units
Department
Information Technology
Job Type
Non-Exempt
Pay Rate
A17
Job Code
IV-1119

Date Adopted
October 05, 2009
Date Revised
October 05, 2009
Approved Res.No
2009-000766
Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under general direction of the Information Technology Supervisor, performs professional and technical work involved in the operation and maintenance of the organization’s computer network and auxiliary equipment including PC workstations and related information technology and telecommunications equipment and software.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION (with or without accommodation)

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Operates and maintains computer mainframes, related equipment and software.
  • Performs technical work involving voice and data communications, telecommunications, videoteleconferencing,
  • T1 facilities, and wireless communications.
  • Provides troubleshooting assistance for telecommunications and physical networking gear, including, but not limited to, switches, wireless radios and telephone handsets.
  • Installs, sets up, loads, and tests new equipment including PCs, scanners, modems, printers, and related software, verify proper connections and operation and insure proper back up is operational.
  • Operates monitors and maintains information technology back-office equipment.
  • Generates a wide variety of forms and documents utilizing computer and related equipment/software.
  • Troubleshoots network and cable problems, test equipment and lines.
  • Staffs the help desk to assist customers with operational applications and equipment.
  • Develops and maintains procedures and documentation for operational tasks and functions.
  • Assists with the database maintenance for proper inventories of paper stock, supplies, forms, equipment, and software.
  • Assists with shipping and receiving tasks, prepare documentation and records, haul and move materials, supplies, and equipment.
  • May assist with the training of personnel.
  • Receives processes and completes work orders and customer requests for assistance.
  • Maintains good public relations through courteous and prompt attention to all citizen requests for service.
  • Maintains regular and punctual attendance at work.
  • Regularly lifts and/or moves up to 25 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 50 pounds.
  • Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency. In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in a state of declared emergency.
Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

One to two year technical degree preferred. Graduation from High School or GED and considerable, three to five years, experience in technical computer and PC operations, troubleshooting and maintenance; or any combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

MINIMUM ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Abilities

The employee frequently is required to use hands and fingers to handle and feel; reach with hands and arms; and smell. Ability to quickly move hands, hands together with arms, or two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects, ability to exert muscle force repeatedly or continuously over time; this involves muscular endurance and resistance to muscle fatigue, ability to use abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time without 'giving out' or fatiguing, ability to quickly and repeatedly bend, stretch, twist, or reach out with your body, arms, and/or legs. Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you, ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer), ability to see details at a distance, ability to identify and understand the speech of another person, ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

Job Knowledge

Thorough and complete knowledge of up-to-date information technology operations, capabilities and procedures and practices involved with computer and peripheral equipment operations and applications; knowledge of reporting procedures and practices. Ability to analyze and resolve difficult and complex computer systems, PCs and operational problems, and to apply knowledge of up to date computer technology and telephony practices and procedures. Ability to assist and train others in computer and software operations and applications.

Language Skills and Interpersonal Communication

Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide assistance to customers in person and via telephone. Requires the ability to speak clearly, distinctly and effectively; read in English and compare similarities and differences between words and series of numbers; apply common sense understanding to the work process, procedures, programs and services; and to provide and follow verbal and written instructions. Ability to establish and maintain an effective working rapport with city officials, fellow employees and the general public.

Work Environment

While performing the duties of this job the employee is normally working in an environmentally controlled office, the employee is occasionally exposed to risk of electrical shock, and machinery. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Special Requirements

A valid motor vehicle operator’s license issued by the State of Iowa.

City of Sioux City

Labor Crew Leader - IV-6410

Category
Bargaining Units
Department
Varies
Job Type
Non-Exempt
Pay Rate
A17
Job Code
IV-6410

Date Adopted
August 6, 2012
Date Revised
October 2016
Approved Res.No
2012-000531 & 2016-0878
Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

Under general direction of the Labor Supervisor, participates and serves as the working lead person on a small crew engaged in a wide variety of construction and maintenance projects.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION (with or without accommodation):
The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

• Assigns, oversees and participates in the work of a small crew involved in construction and/or maintenance of City properties including parks, streets, right-of-ways, etc.
• Leads crew(s) involved in concrete or asphalt work, mowing, trimming and snow removal operations, sewer, storm drain, culvert cleaning, street/storm clean up, and erosion control operations.
• Initiates and processes requisitions for required equipment, materials and personnel.
• Prepares and maintains accurate records of materials used and work completed.
• Instructs and trains employees in proper and safe procedures and practices.
• Operates equipment and assists crew with physical work as needed.
• Insures proper cleaning and preventative maintenance schedules on vehicles and equipment.
• Participates in all snow and ice control duties as assigned.
• Attends regular meetings to receive directions and discuss plans with supervisory personnel.
• Maintains regular and punctual attendance at work.
• Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with officials, other agencies, fellow employees, and the general public.
• Regularly lifts and/or up to 25 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 50 pounds.
• Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency. In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in a state of declared emergency.

Preferred Skills

MINIMUM PHYSICAL AND MENTAL ABILITES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Cognitive Demands, Skills and Abilities: Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you, ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer), ability to see details at a distance, ability to identify and understand the speech of another person, ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

Job Knowledge: Complete working knowledge of the practices and principals of basic construction and maintenance work regarding typical municipal operations, and of operating, maintaining and servicing trucks and light equipment, and of laws and regulations governing the operation of trucks and equipment including accepted safety policies and practices, hazards and precautions. Ability and skill in the safe operation of various equipment used in the construction and maintenance of City properties and right of ways.

Language Ability and Interpersonal Communication: Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide effective and courteous assistance to customers (external and internal). Requires the ability to speak and write effectively in English with fellow employees; read in English; apply common sense understanding to the work process, procedures, programs and services; ability to prepare and maintain routine records, and to provide and follow verbal and written instructions.

Physical Requirements: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands and fingers to handle and feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and outside weather conditions with 100% of the work being performed in the field. The employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; toxic or caustic chemicals; extreme cold and extreme heat; and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Special Requirements: Must be able obtain a Class A commercial driver’s license with airbrake and tanker endorsement issued by the State of Iowa within six months from the date of hire.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND ACCEPTABLE EXPERIENCE/ TRAINING:

Graduation from standard high school or GED and considerable experience, three to five years, as an automotive equipment operator I or maintenance worker, or any combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

PRE-EMPLOYMENT SCREENINGS:

Pre-employment screenings may include but are not limited to: criminal background search and drug and alcohol screen.

The City of Sioux City is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages employees and prospective employees to discuss needed accommodations with the appropriate City representatives.

City of Sioux City

Laboratory Technician - IV-3206

Category
Bargaining Units
Department
Waste Water Treatment Plant
Pay Rate
A15
Job Code
IV-3206

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under direction of the Laboratory Supervisor, performs technical laboratory work in the collection and analysis of samples and recording test results; performs related work as required.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION (with or without accommodation)

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Performs simple or routine laboratory procedures such as sampling, weighing, recording, calibrations, pH, titrations, ioselective electrodes, reagent preparation, etc.
  • Sets up, performs and cleans up after a variety of chemical and microbiological analyses.
  • Calculates and records laboratory data, enters data into computer and assists in preparation of periodic reports for plant management and regulatory agencies. Performs statistical calculations and tabulates data. Maintains records.
  • Analyzes chemical composition of samples.
  • Mixes and prepares chemicals and solutions.
  • Interprets test data and utilizes test data to identify problems within the various plant processes.
  • Performs quality control testing, analyzes and interprets quality control data.
  • Maintains, adjusts, cleans, and stores equipment according to specifications. Monitors equipment to insure proper working order; maintains inventory records of chemicals and supplies; recommends equipment, supplies and chemicals for purchase.
  • Maintains regular and punctual attendance and working hours.
  • Regularly lifts up to 20 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 50 pounds.
  • Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency. In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in a state of declared emergency.
Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

College-level courses in chemistry, biology or related field and two years of responsible experience in laboratory testing of water or wastewater; bachelor’s degree in biology, chemistry, environmental science or related field preferred. Any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skill and abilities.

MINIMUM ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Abilities

Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you, ability to see details at close range, ability to see details at a distance, ability to identify and understand the speech of another person, ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences. Skill in planning, scheduling work. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; and smell. Ability to quickly move hands, hands together with arms, or two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects, ability to exert muscle force repeatedly or continuously over time; this involves muscular endurance and resistance to muscle fatigue, ability to use abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time without 'giving out' or fatiguing, ability to quickly and repeatedly bend, stretch, twist, or reach out with body, arms and/or legs.

Job Knowledge

General knowledge of the basic principles of chemistry as they apply to water and wastewater laboratory analyses; general knowledge of the operation and care of basic modern laboratory instruments and equipment; knowledge of basic math and simple algebra; general knowledge of computers, word processing and spreadsheet software. Ability to work safely with laboratory equipment and chemicals; ability to understand and to follow set procedures, instructions, and safety rules; ability to learn and to accurately perform a variety of laboratory analyses; must have a strong understanding of TSS, BOD, Ammonia Nitrogen, MLSS, RAS, WAS and pH; ability to understand and follow quality assurance protocols; ability to maintain accurate and legible records; ability to establish and maintain accurate and legible records; ability to safely handle laboratory equipment and delicate glassware and instruments; ability to establish and maintain effective communications and working relationships; good physical condition.

Language Skills and Interpersonal Communication

Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide assistance to customers (external and internal). Requires the ability to write and speak effectively with fellow employees, City officials, regulatory agencies, consultants, and the general public; read in English; apply common sense understanding to the work process, procedures, programs and services; and to provide and follow verbal and written instructions. Requires the ability to work as a member of a team in order to accomplish tasks; the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with citizens/customers; superiors, other City employees, contractors, and vendors; and the ability to relate to minorities, women, and other protected classes in the community at all socioeconomic levels.

Work Environment

Work is typically performed inside and includes being exposed to heat, noise, mechanical hazards, electrical hazards, chemical hazards, atmospheric conditions that affect the respiratory system, confided spaces, and use of a respirator. Visits locations within the community whose environment may be different. Travel in all types of weather extremes to attend training and/or organizes meetings conferences, and workshops; must be mobile and able to visit businesses within the metro area. 

Special Requirements

Must possess a valid driver’s license from the State of Iowa. Must qualify to take the Iowa Grade I Operator’s exam within 15 months of hire.

 

City of Sioux City

Landscape Technician - IV-6306

Category
Bargaining Units
Department
Parks and Recreation
Pay Rate
A17
Job Code
IV-6306

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

Performs as the lead person in a variety of skilled work which includes City Park landscaping, and oversight of the greenhouse, along with the planning and supervision of a small crew.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION (with or without accommodation):

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Assign, participate and direct the work of other personnel involved in planting and maintaining landscaping and greenhouse.
  • Assist in planning and directing the work of crews engage in City tree, tur and nursery work.
  • Instructs and trains employees in proper and safe procedures and practices.
  • Attends regular meetings to receive directions and discuss plans with supervisory personnel.
  • Design and participate in the planting and maintenance of the rose garden, greenhouse and various landscaped areas.
  • Design, develop and maintain special displays of plant materials.
  • Maintains, makes adjustments to and repairs irrigation systems.
  • Conduct soil tests and cultures of diseased plants to identify problems and take corrective action; identify insect pests and develop a plan to eliminate them.
  • Inspect trees and shrubbery for infection and prescribe appropriate remedial action.
  • Works with and applies regulated and nonregulated chemicals.
  • Maintain appropriate inventory of materials and supplies and place replacement orders.
  • Initiates and processes requisitions for required equipment, materials and personnel.
  • Maintains the database of the street trees inventory.
  • Ability to give presentations both written and visual.
Preferred Skills

MINIMUM PHYSICAL AND MENTAL ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Cognitive Demands, Skills and Abilities: Thorough knowledge of the materials, methods, equipment, tools and practices used in propagating, planting, transplanting, digging and cultivating nursery stock and ornamental gardens. Complete working knowledge of the principals, practices and methods of treating plants, grasses and trees for various insects, parasites, etc. Good working knowledge of landscaping and horticulture including the optimum conditions for growing all types of nursery stock, shrubs, plants and flowers including proper use of pesticides and chemicals. Ability to direct and oversee the work of a small crew(s) engaged in the work of maintaining parks and various planted and landscaped areas. Ability to maintain and care for a wide variety of tools and equipment used in landscape work. Ability to operate P.C.’s and familiarization with appropriate software. Ability to work alone and without immediate supervision. Ability to design landscapes and present the rendering to supervisory staff and affected departments.

Language Ability and Interpersonal Communication: Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide assistance to employees. Requires the ability to speak clearly, distinctly and effectively with fellow employees; read in English and compare similarities and differences between words and series of numbers; create, read and interpret landscape plans; apply common sense understanding to the work process and procedures; and to provide and follow verbal and written instructions. Ability to maintain regular and prompt attendance at work. Ability to establish and maintain an effective working rapport with City officials, fellow employees and the general public.

Physical requirements: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb or balance, and taste or smell. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and peripheral vision.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, outside weather conditions, and extreme heat. The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; toxic or caustic chemicals; extreme cold; risk of electrical shock; and risk of radiation. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND ACCEPTABLE EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:

Graduation from standard high school, GED equivalent or related trade school and a two year degree in landscaping or horticulture along with considerable field experience in nursery or greenhouse work, referably including some experience in a supervisory capacity. Requires various pest control licenses issued by the State of Iowa and a valid Commercial Drivers’ License issued by the State of Iowa.

PRE-EMPLOYMENT SCREENINGS:

Pre-employment screenings may include but are not limited to: criminal background search and drug and alcohol screen.

WCICC

Lead Communications Operator - IV-1104

Category
Bargaining Units
Department
WCICC Communicatoins
Job Type
Non-Exempt
Pay Rate
A15
Job Code
IV-1104

Date Adopted
October 05, 2009
Date Revised
October 2016
Approved Res.No
2009-000766 & 2016-0878
Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

Under general direction of the Communications Center Manager, serves as the lead person on an assigned shift and operates a computerized radio dispatch system maintaining contact with personnel in the field, relaying information and data in the provision of public safety services to the community.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION (with or without accommodation):
The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

• Receives emergency 911 and non-emergency requests for assistance from citizens, public safety personnel and officials.
• Operates a computerized system to dispatch law enforcement, fire and emergency medical personnel in accordance within established guidelines, policies and procedures.
• Operates multiple computerized systems to access criminal justice information.
• Operates the National Crime Information Center (NCIC) Computer System in compliance with regulations and guidance for system usage.
• Assists in filing and verifying protection orders according to established guidelines.
• Makes determinations in assigning priority between calls.
• Directs, assigns and reviews the work of the communications operators on an assigned shift and makes recommendations regarding employee performance evaluations.
• Insures equipment is operational and reports any problems to management.
• Prepares and submits time records and maintains related reports.
• Assists in the training of new employees; responds to questions and provide assistance.
• Assists in preparing work schedules for personnel.
• Serves as contact and liaison among various agencies.
• Monitors fire and intrusion alarms, and determines alarm types and appropriate responses.
• Operates security and traffic safety cameras. May be required to operate the backup system in the event of malfunctions in the primary system.
• Monitors the National Weather Service warnings for all types of severe weather emergencies.
• Operates the telecommunications device for the deaf to communicate with the hearing impaired.
• Provides pre-arrival medical instructions following established guidelines.
• Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with officials, other agencies, fellow employees, and the general public.
• Maintains regular and punctual attendance at work.
• Regularly lifts and/or moves up to 10 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 30 pounds.
• Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency. In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in a state of declared emergency.

Preferred Skills

MINIMUM PHYSICAL AND MENTAL ABILITES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Cognitive Demands, Skills and Abilities: Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you, ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer), ability to see details at a distance, ability to identify and understand the speech of another person, ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

Job Knowledge: Requires a thorough and complete knowledge of data entry systems and procedures. Ability to apply current office technology, resources and services to assist officers, officials and the general public and to direct the work of others. Knowledge of basic NCIC regulations, city ordinances; interpersonal relations and the ability to use the English language effectively. Ability to work independently and to exercise good judgment in making decisions in accordance with regulations, ordinances and laws, and to efficiently process complex data, records and reports regarding law enforcement and emergency medical service operations and services. Ability to remain calm and professional in stressful situations.

Language Ability and Interpersonal Communication: Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide assistance to public safety personnel and the general public via radio and telephone. Requires the ability to speak clearly, distinctly and effectively; read in English and compare similarities and differences between words and series of numbers; apply common sense understanding to the work process, procedures, programs and services; and follow verbal and written instructions. Ability to establish and maintain an effective working rapport with city officials, fellow employees and the general public.

Physical Requirements: Regularly lifts and/or moves up to 10 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 30 pounds.

Work Environment: Ninety percent of work is normally performed in a normal inside office environment with appropriate heating and cooling and is not subject to significant occupational or environmental hazards other than those normally associated with general public contact, dust or odors.

Special Requirements: NCIC, CPR and EMD certifications.


REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND ACCEPTABLE EXPERIENCE/ TRAINING:

Graduation from High School or GED and at least two years of responsible data entry and clerical experience preferably including general public contact work including one year as a communications operator or any combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

PRE-EMPLOYMENT SCREENINGS:

Pre-employment screenings may include but are not limited to: criminal background search and drug and alcohol screen.

The City of Sioux City is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages employees and prospective employees to discuss needed accommodations with the appropriate City representatives.

Sioux City Police Department

Lead Records Technician - IV-5034

Category
Bargaining Units
Department
Police Department
Pay Rate
A16
Job Code
IV-5034

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under the general direction of a Police Lieutenant, serves as the lead person on an assigned shift and performs responsible law enforcement related clerical and record keeping work involving the use of a computer terminal and assisting police officers, other law enforcement agencies and the public with locating and processing official police records and reports and monitors quality control of criminal and arrest records to ensure conformity with HTE and Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) standards.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION (with or without accommodation)

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Operates the National Crime Information Center (NCIC) computer system in compliance with regulations and guidelines for accurate data entry and system usage.
  • Receives and enters information and reports from officers and receives reports and complaints from the general public.
  • Processes, determines proper codes and format for warrants and reports, enters data regarding bench and equipment warrants.
  • Enters data regarding incident reports and accidents using UCR coding and incident-based reporting guidelines.
  • Responds to requests for information and copies of reports and determines if release of information is appropriate.
  • Validates all NCIC entries to ensure they are accurate and current.
  • Assembles all reports and reference materials required for audits.
  • Drafts standard office procedures for approval by Lieutenant to ensure conformity of job duties.
  • Assists in training new employees on HTE and (UCR) standards.
  • Directs, assigns and reviews the work of the records technicians and makes recommendations regarding employee performance evaluations.
  • Assist with preparation of work schedules and assignments.
  • Train and instruct employees in procedures and policies concerning UCR, incident based reporting and NCIC including both new employees and refresher training for experienced employees.
  • Review and monitor work and reports for accuracy.
  • Serve as Terminal Agency Coordinator for NCIC computer system.
  • Provide general administrative support and assistance for the Police Lieutenant.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with officials, other agencies, fellow employees and the general public.
  • Maintains regular and punctual attendance and working hours.
  • Regularly lift up to 10 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 30 pounds.
  • Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency. In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in a state of declared emergency.
Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

High School Diploma and one year experience. Any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skill and abilities.

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Abilities

Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you, ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer), ability to see details at a distance, ability to identify and understand the speech of another person, ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

Job Knowledge

Requires a thorough and complete knowledge of records systems management; Ability to apply current office technology, resources and services to assist customers (external and internal). Thorough knowledge of basic NCIC regulations, City Ordinances and the Iowa Code; and business math, interpersonal relations and the ability to use the English language effectively. Ability to exercise good judgment in making decisions in accordance with regulations, ordinances and laws, and to efficiently direct and supervise the processing of complex data, records and reports regarding Law Enforcement operations and services.

Language Skills and Interpersonal Communication

Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide assistance to employees, Officers and the general public regarding Police records. Requires the ability to speak clearly, distinctly and effectively with fellow employees; read in English and compare similarities and differences between words and series of numbers; apply common sense understanding to the work process, procedures, programs and services; and to provide and follow verbal and written instructions.

Work Environment

Work is normally performed in a general inside office environment with appropriate heating and cooling and is not subject to significant occupational or environmental hazards other than those normally associated with general public contact.

Special Requirements

Must receive NCIC Certification within six months of appointment and maintain certification as required by the state of Iowa.

 

City of Sioux City

Lead Water Service Worker - IV-6211

Category
Bargaining Units
Department
Finance and Administration
Pay Rate
A17
Job Code
IV-6211

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under the supervision of the Customer Service Supervisor has the responsibility to lead the division in the investigation of customer service complaints; read and service water meters; and activate and terminate customer water service.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Supervises and establishes daily work schedules for subordinates to complete work orders generated by the Customer Service Center, and does meter reading and meter repairs.
  • Trains and evaluates all Meter Shop employees.
  • Provides safety information to employees and strictly enforces all safety rules and regulations-- ensuring a safe working environment.
  • Works with plumbers and contractors on new water installations.
  • Maintains proper Meter Shop inventory.
  • Inspects backflow installations.
  • Responsible for ensuring all vehicles and equipment are properly maintained, cleaned and safe.
  • Travel assigned routes to record routine and "turn-on" "turn-off" water meter readings.
  • Work at shop to test, clean, repair and replace malfunctioning water meters.
  • Investigate customer complaints and assist in locating the problem.
  • Inspect service line for breaks and leaks.
  • Clean and maintain meter shop and related equipment, stock shelves.
  • Change and install water meters.
  • Identify and report illegal or improper use of water and inaccessible meters and suspicious circumstances regarding water use.
  • Maintain accurate records of meter readings, repairs and shop activity.
  • Assist in maintaining proper inventory of repair parts and supplies.
  • Assist in maintaining tools and equipment in proper working order.
  • Maintain regular and punctual attendance at work, accept "on-call" rotations as assigned.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees and customers external and internal.
  • Regularly lifts and/or moves up to 10 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 50 pounds.
  • Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency. In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in a state of declared emergency.

 

Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Graduation from standard high school or GED equivalent preferably including course work in mechanics or shop and some prior work experience in the repair and maintenance of small mechanisms and/or experience in customer service work, or any combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

MINIMUM PHYSICAL AND MENTAL ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Physical requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Cognitive Demands, Skills and Abilities

Complete working knowledge of the methods, materials, tools and equipment used in water meter repair and reading; and in water service work; and of the applicable rules and regulations of water meter reading and repair. Ability to accurately read, adjust and test water meters; ability to quickly and accurately make routine mathematical calculations; ability to develop and maintain accurate records and reports.

Language Ability and Interpersonal Communication

Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide assistance to customers both external and internal. Requires the ability to read in English and compare similarities and differences between words and series of numbers; apply common sense understanding to the work process and procedures; to follow verbal and written instructions; and to interpret, explain and apply rules and regulations in a fair and consistent manner.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; extreme heat; and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Special Requirements

Requires a valid Motor Vehicle Operators License issued by the State of Iowa.

City of Sioux City

Lead Word Processor - IV-1114

Category
Bargaining Units
Department
Finance and Administration
Pay Rate
A16
Job Code
IV-1114

Job Description

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Lead technical responsibility for Word Processing Center. Serves as a working supervisor to ensure all work is accurate and timely; does related work as required.

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: The work involves administration and supervision of the Word Processing Center in providing secretarial support to using departments. The employee in this class must be able to interpret and implement new policies, practices and procedures involving the use of word processing equipment. Although the employee normally works regular hours, he is frequently called upon for assistance during non-working hours. The work is performed under the general supervision of the Administrative Services Director, but the employee in this class must work with considerable independence and is responsible for the use of considerable initiative and judgment in carrying out various assignments within general instructions, procedures and policies. Immediate supervision is exercised over the work of Word Processors.

EXAMPLES OF WORK: (Illustrative only)

  • Ensures the development, implementation and utilization of an efficient and timely word processing system for dealing with priorities;
  • Assigns, supervises and reviews the work of the Word Processing Center;
  • Schedules staff and organizes and prioritizes work flow;
  • Acts as a liaison between personnel and users; relays and interprets administrative decisions, policies and instructions;
  • Schedules, assigns and monitors work activities and recommends performance ratings;
  • Keep up-to-date on word processing techniques;
  • Coordinates training schedule, oversees and trains new operators;
  • Orders supplies, monitors and controls expenditures to comply with budget limitations
  • Helps to select, assign and train full-time and part-time staff;
  • Assists in evaluations of office staff;
  • Ensures proper handling of confidential material;
  • Keeps office staff informed about procedures;
  • Maintains accurate records as required.
Preferred Skills

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Comprehensive knowledge, skills and abilities in word processing; thorough knowledge of principles of office management as well as pertinent policies, rules and regulations; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees; ability to plan, organize and supervise the work of subordinates.

ACCEPTABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING: Extensive experience in secretarial work including word processing, transcribing, dictation and completion of a standard high school course, including or supplemented by courses in word processing; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities; good physical condition.

 

City of Sioux City

Maintenance Repair Worker - IV-6340

Category
Bargaining Units
Department
Varies
Pay Rate
A17
Job Code
IV-6340

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under general supervision to perform skilled and semi-skilled maintenance, alteration, construction and repair work in a wide variety of municipal buildings, facilities and structures.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Construct, repair and remodel buildings and structures including rough and finish carpentry.
  • Tear down or demolish structures in preparation for remodeling or new construction of buildings, garages, shelters, etc.
  • Perform skilled building and facility finish work including dry wall, painting and paneling.
  • Relocate walls, windows, hallways, partitions and doors in existing buildings.
  • Build tables, cabinets, shelves, desks, etc. from rough sketches and blueprints.
  • Maintain, replace, install and repair plumbing pipes, fixtures, faucets, etc.
  • Troubleshoot and repair sprinkler systems.
  • Operate and maintain low pressure steam and hot water heating systems.
  • Perform routine landscaping work including some cement finishing.
  • Assist in the installation, maintenance and repair electrical wiring and devices.
  • Troubleshoot, repair and install pumps, motors and related controls.
  • Operate and maintain swimming pools, repair plumbing, apply chemicals.
  • Perform routine welding work involved in construction and remodeling.
  • Make routine repairs of office equipment.
  • Participate in snow removal operations.
  • Maintain regular and punctual attendance at work.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with customers (external and internal) and City officials.

 

Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Graduation from standard high school or GED equivalent preferably including course work in mechanics or shop and considerable, three to five years, prior work experience in construction, repair and/or maintenance of buildings and structures, or any combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

MINIMUM PHYSICAL AND MENTAL ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Physical requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit and taste or smell. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Cognitive Demands, Skills and Abilities

Good working knowledge of methods, practices, tools and materials used in at least one of the skilled trades in building /mechanical maintenance, construction and repair work; and some knowledge and skill in remaining trades; and of the occupational hazards and accepted safety precautions applicable to the building trades. Knowledge of and ability to work from, sketches, schematics and drawings. Ability and skill in the efficient use of the tools of the trades. 

Language Ability and Interpersonal Communication

Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide direction and assistance to other employees. Requires the ability to speak clearly, distinctly and effectively with fellow employees; read schematics and in English, and compare similarities and differences between words and series of numbers; apply common sense understanding to the work process and procedures; and to provide and follow verbal and written instructions.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, outside weather conditions, and risk of electrical shock. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places; toxic or caustic chemicals; extreme heat; extreme cold; explosives; and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Special Requirements

Requires a valid Commercial Drivers License issued by the State of Iowa and some positions may require a class 1 or 3 hydronic engineer's license.

City of Sioux City

Maintenance Worker - IV-6106

Category
Bargaining Units
Department
Varies
Job Type
Non-Exempt
Pay Rate
A14
Job Code
IV-6106

Date Adopted
August 6, 2012
Date Revised
October 2016
Approved Res.No
2012-000531 & 2016-0878
Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

Under supervision to perform a wide variety of semi-skilled and physical labor tasks involved in the construction and maintenance of municipal properties, buildings and equipment.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION (with or without accommodation):
The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

• Participates in the construction, maintenance and installation of bridges, culverts, water mains and sewer connections.
• Build and clean out sewers, manholes and catch basins using rakes, shovels and jet vac truck.
• Repair and replace water mains, hydrants, storm and sewer lines.
• Participate on street crew involving asphalt and concrete work, milling, crack filling and repairing breakdowns.
• Maintain, mow and trim city properties and right-of-ways, operate tractor, weed eater and related equipment.
• Pick up trash, tree limbs and debris in and around buildings and work sites.
• Clean and maintain tools and equipment in proper and safe working order.
• Install and maintain traffic signs, barricades and similar traffic warning devices.
• Inspect, repair and install playground equipment and marina boat ramps and docks.
• Dig and back fill graves.
• Participate in snow removal and landscaping activities.
• Drive and operate trucks, loaders and other small equipment.
• May serve as the lead person on a small crew of other workers.
• May perform various custodial duties.
• Maintains good public relations through courteous and prompt attention to all citizen requests for service.
• Maintains regular and punctual attendance and working hours.
• Regularly lifts and/or up to 25 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 50 pounds.
• Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency. In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in a state of declared emergency.

Preferred Skills

MINIMUM PHYSICAL AND MENTAL ABILITES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Cognitive Demands, Skills and Abilities: Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you, ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer), ability to see details at a distance, ability to identify and understand the speech of another person, ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

Job Knowledge: Some knowledge of methods, practices, tools and materials used in municipal construction and maintenance work and of the occupational hazards and accepted safety precautions applicable to this work. Skill and ability in the use and safe operation of the tools and equipment used in this type of work.

Language Ability and Interpersonal Communication: Requires the ability to speak effectively with fellow employees and citizens; read in English; apply common sense understanding to the work process, procedures, programs and services; and to provide and follow verbal and written instructions.

Physical Requirements: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk and sit. The employee frequently is required to stand; use hands and fingers to handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and taste or smell. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.

Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts, outside weather conditions, and vibration. The employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places; toxic or caustic chemicals; extreme heat; extreme cold; and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually very loud.

Special Requirements: Must be able obtain a Class A commercial driver’s license with airbrake and tanker endorsement issued by the State of Iowa within six months from the date of hire.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND ACCEPTABLE EXPERIENCE/ TRAINING:

Graduation from High School or GED and some prior work experience in building construction and maintenance or any combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

PRE-EMPLOYMENT SCREENINGS:

Pre-employment screenings may include but are not limited to: criminal background search and drug and alcohol screen.

The City of Sioux City is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages employees and prospective employees to discuss needed accommodations with the appropriate City representatives.

City of Sioux City

Mechanical Inspector - IV-5220

Category
Bargaining Units
Department
Community Development
Pay Rate
A23
Job Code
IV-5220

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under general direction of the Inspection Services Division Manager, makes inspections of heating, ventilating and related installations for compliance with municipal and state mechanical codes; does related work as required. Responsible for technical enforcement work in the inspection of new and existing heating, ventilating, comfort cooling, refrigeration, hydraulics, and other miscellaneous heat producing appliances to secure compliance with municipal and state mechanical codes. Inspections are conducted independently, but in accordance with departmental regulations and established technical standards.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION (with or without accommodation)

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Examines plans and specifications for various heating/cooling systems for compliance with municipal and state mechanical codes and issues permits.
  • Inspects a variety of heating/cooling systems in the city with the objective of maintaining standards of mechanical work.
  • Inspections of new and existing heating/cooling systems in structures for conformance with requirements of municipal and state mechanical codes.
  • Investigates citizen complaints of hazardous heating/cooling systems, notifies responsible persons of defects and provides written instructions for corrections.
  • Advises concerned parties on heating/cooling problems and interprets and reviews codes, standards and departmental regulations, recommending changes when appropriate.
  • Prepares reports of inspections performed covering conditions found, action taken and recommendations for further action.
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with officials, other agencies, fellow employees, and the general public.
  • Maintains regular and punctual attendance at work.
  • Regularly lifts and/or moves up to 10 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 30 pounds.
  • Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency. In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in a state of declared emergency.

 

Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Graduation from standard high school or GED equivalent; considerable and responsible experience in the heating/cooling trades as a master or journeyman or any combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

MINIMUM ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Abilities

The employee frequently is required to use hands and fingers to handle and feel; reach with hands and arms; and smell. Ability to quickly move hands, hands together with arms, or two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects, ability to exert muscle force repeatedly or continuously over time; this involves muscular endurance and resistance to muscle fatigue, ability to use abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time without 'giving out' or fatiguing, ability to quickly and repeatedly bend, stretch, twist, or reach out with your body, arms, and/or legs. Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you, ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer), ability to see details at a distance, ability to identify and understand the speech of another person, ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

Job Knowledge

Job requires a thorough working knowledge of the materials, methods and practices involved in constructing, installing and operating a variety of heating/cooling systems; thorough knowledge of the possible defects and faults in heating/cooling systems and of effective corrective measures; ability to detect and locate defective heating/cooling systems in construction; ability to read and interpret heating/cooling plans and specifications and to recognize deviations from such plans in the construction process; ability to enforce codes and regulations firmly, tactfully and impartially; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with contractors, property owners, representatives from other agencies, architects, engineers, and the public in general; ability to express oneself clearly and concisely, orally and in writing; good physical condition.

Language Skills and Interpersonal Communication

Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide effective and courteous assistance to customers (external and internal). Requires the ability to speak clearly, distinctly and effectively with fellow employees, contractors and the general public. Knowledge of computers and related software. Ability to read in English and compare similarities and differences between words and series of numbers; apply common sense understanding to the work process, diagrams and drawings, procedures, programs and services; and to follow verbal and written instructions.

Work Environment

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and equipment, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals and outside weather conditions with 80% of the work being performed in the field. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.

Special Requirements

Requires a valid Iowa Drivers License; possession of current State of Iowa Master or Journeyman HVAC License; possession of a valid Certification by the International Code Council (ICC) as a Mechanical

Inspector or ability to obtain such certification within a reasonable period (no more than 12 months)

following appointment to position

City of Sioux City

Meter Reader - IV-6205

Category
Bargaining Units
Department
Finance and Administration
Pay Rate
A13
Job Code
IV-6205

Job Description

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Performs field clerical work in reading water meters and recording consumption; does related work as required.

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: The main responsibility of positions in this class is the accurate reading and recording of water consumption of utility customers. Work includes keeping records on standard forms so that billings can be made properly. Ordinarily employees follow designated routes, receive specific work instructions and refer unusual questions to a superior for decisions.

EXAMPLES OF WORK: (Illustrative only)

  • Reads water meters on an assigned route and records readings;
  • Makes special readings as required;
  • Makes inspections to see that meters are functioning properly and reports any defects to a superior;
  • Checks to determine consistency of meter readings and reports unusual cases to a supervisor;
  • Prepares diagrams showing locations of meters in relation to newly built houses;
  • Makes computations of water consumption for meters read;
  • Reports to supervisor any suspicions of illegal use of water, public relations problems or inaccessible meters.
Preferred Skills

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Working knowledge of the geography and street location of the City; ability to write legibly; ability to make simple arithmetical calculations rapidly and accurately; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public; good health and good physical condition to permit walking all day long under varying climatic conditions.

ACCEPTABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING: Some experience in work providing some familiarity with a water utility or equivalent and completion of a standard high school course; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

City of Sioux City

Parking Meter Attendant - IV-6045

Category
Bargaining Units
Department
Finance and Administration
Pay Rate
A10
Job Code
IV-6045

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under general direction of the Parking/Meter Operations Supervisor, provides enforcement of parking ordinances by issuing citations for illegal parking in the central business district and selected outlying areas.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION (with or without accommodation)

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Patrols the central business district and other designated areas and observes parking violations.
  • Issues citations where appropriate - overtime parking, no parking zones, bus stops, loading zones, handicap spaces, etc.
  • Conducts surveillance of license plate numbers on the stolen auto list.
  • Enters data and operate the portable hand held computer used to record citations.
  • Uploads/downloads data between hand held computer and the main computer.
  • Observes and reports traffic signal and parking meter malfunctions.
  • Appears in court to testify and provide evidence concerning citations issued.
  • Always alert for lost or neglected children and sick or injured citizens and reports made regarding such.
  • Assists citizens and answer questions regarding directions and other general information regarding the area.
  • Applies and removes vehicle immobilizers.
  • Maintains good public relations through courteous and prompt attention to all citizen requests for service.
  • Maintains regular and prompt attendance at work.
  • Regularly lifts and/or moves up to 10 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 30 pounds.
  • Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency. In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in a state of declared emergency.
Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Graduation from standard high school or GED equivalent. Preferably including some working knowledge and prior experience with personal computers and work with the general public; or any combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. 

MINIMUM ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Abilities

The employee frequently is required to use hands and fingers to handle and feel; reach with hands and arms; and smell. Ability to quickly move hands, hands together with arms, or two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects, ability to exert muscle force repeatedly or continuously over time; this involves muscular endurance and resistance to muscle fatigue, ability to use abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time without 'giving out' or fatiguing, ability to quickly and repeatedly bend, stretch, twist, or reach out with body, arms, and/or legs. Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you, ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer), ability to see details at a distance, ability to identify and understand the speech of another person, ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

Job Knowledge

Job requires a good working knowledge of the municipal parking ordinances, rules and regulations and the ability to interpret and apply them in a fair and impartial manner. Thorough knowledge of the location and relationship of streets, major buildings and points of interest in Sioux City. A working knowledge of, and the ability to maintain effective public relations while appropriately enforcing ordinances and regulations.

Language Ability and Interpersonal Communication

Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide effective and courteous assistance to customers (external and internal). Requires the ability to speak clearly, distinctly and effectively with fellow employees and the general public; read in English and compare similarities and differences between words and series of numbers; apply common sense understanding to the work process, procedures, programs and services; and to follow verbal and written instructions. Ability to establish and maintain an effective working rapport with City officials, fellow employees and the general public.

Work Environment

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, outside weather conditions, and vibration . Ninetynine percent of the work is done outdoors. The noise level in the work environment is usually very moderate. 

Special Requirements

Requires a valid Motor Vehicle Operators License with three wheel motorcycle endorsement issued by the State of Iowa.

City of Sioux City

Parking Meter Repair Worker - IV-6311

Category
Bargaining Units
Department
Finance and Administration
Pay Rate
A15
Job Code
IV-6311

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under general direction of the Parking Meter Operations Supervisor, performs skilled and routine work in the maintenance, servicing and repair of parking meters and collects change from meters.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION (with or without accommodation)

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Travels assigned routes and collects coins from meters, identifies malfunctioning meters.
  • Checks operating condition of meters, makes on the spot adjustments and minor repairs such as clearing jammed coins.
  • Conducts periodic tests to verify accurate timing on meters.
  • Services, maintains or replaces electronic and/or mechanical meters as needed, including preventive maintenance routines.
  • Receives and follows up on reports malfunctioning meters.
  • Records and maintains inventory of meters, parts and maintenance routines.
  • Sometimes directs and assigns work to other employees involved in meter repair and maintenance.
  • Maintains good public relations through courteous and prompt attention to all citizen requests for service.
  • Maintains regular and prompt and regular attendance at work.
  • Regularly lifts and/or moves up to 10 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 30 pounds.
  • Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency.
  • In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in a state of declared emergency.
Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Graduation from standard high school or GED, preferably including course work in mechanics or shop and some prior work experience in the repair and maintenance of small mechanisms such as clocks or coin operated machines, or any combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

MINIMUM ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Abilities

The employee frequently is required to use hands and fingers to handle and feel; reach with hands and arms; and smell. Ability to quickly move hands, hands together with arms, or two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects, ability to exert muscle force repeatedly or continuously over time; this involves muscular endurance and resistance to muscle fatigue, ability to use abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time without 'giving out' or fatiguing, ability to quickly and repeatedly bend, stretch, twist, or reach out with your body, arms, and/or legs. Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you, ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer), ability to see details at a distance, ability to identify and understand the speech of another person, ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

Job Knowledge

Complete working knowledge of the methods, materials and practices used in the repair and maintenance of small mechanical and electronic devices. Some knowledge of the downtown business center, streets, shopping areas, and general geography of Sioux City. Ability to read, interpret and apply written and graphic instructions and schematics. Ability and skill in the use of small tools and good mechanical aptitude. Ability to work alone and without immediate supervision. Working knowledge and prior experience in operating personal computers.

Language Skills and Interpersonal Communication

Requires effective communication skills. Requires the ability to write and speak clearly, distinctly and effectively with fellow employees and the general public; read in English and compare similarities and differences between words and series of numbers; apply common sense understanding to the work process, procedures, programs and services; and to follow verbal and written instructions; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with City officials and staff, business representatives and the general public.

Work Environment

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to outdoor field conditions including varying weather conditions and varying street level noises for sixty-five percent of the time.

Special Requirements

A valid Motor Vehicle Operator’s License issued by the State of Iowa.

City of Sioux City

Plant Electrician - IV-6329

Category
Bargaining Units
Department
Waste Water Treatment Plant
Pay Rate
A18
Job Code
IV-6329

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under general direction of the wastewater treatment plant maintenance supervisor, safely performs responsible and skilled work in the maintenance, repair and the installation of electrical power and service wiring, control panels, motors, and related electrical equipment; and does related work as required.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION (with or without accommodation)

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

Safely installs and repairs conduits, high and low voltage systems, lighting circuits, panels, regulators, emergency power generators, transformers, relays, circuit breakers, switch boxes, and related electrical fixtures and equipment.

  • Wires buildings, installs and repairs electrical receptacles and breaker switches.
  • Inspects wiring and appliances for safe condition and need for replacement, using electrical test equipment to determine condition of electrical operating equipment.
  • Installs and maintains underground cable and runway lights.
  • Repairs motors and switch gears.
  • Maintains electrical circuits and equipment for automatic air conditioning and heating equipment.
  • Installs and repairs air compressors and other plant related equipment.
  • Studies electrical blueprints, manuals and files for reference.
  • Recommends safe revisions to Preventive, Predictive and Corrective Maintenance Programs.
  • Maintains accurate records of work and maintenance activities performed.
  • Assists plant maintenance mechanics as needed.
  • Maintains good public relations through courteous and prompt attention to all citizen requests for service.
  • Maintains regular and punctual attendance and working hours.
  • Regularly lifts and/or moves up to 25 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 50 pounds.
  • Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency. In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in a state of declared emergency.

 

Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Graduation from standard high school or GED and four years of experience in electrical wiring and equipment installation and maintenance of electrical power, service and lighting systems, or an equivalent combination in which two years of additional experience may be substituted for one year of education or one year supplementary specialized training in electricity may be substituted for one years of, or any combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

MINIMUM ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Abilities

The employee frequently is required to use hands and fingers to handle and feel; reach with hands and arms; and smell. Ability to quickly move hands, hands together with arms, or two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects, ability to exert muscle force repeatedly or continuously over time; this involves muscular endurance and resistance to muscle fatigue, ability to use abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time without 'giving out' or fatiguing, ability to quickly and repeatedly bend, stretch, twist, or reach out with your body, arms, and/or legs. Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you, ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer), ability to see details at a distance, ability to identify and understand the speech of another person, ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

Job Knowledge

Complete working knowledge of the fundamentals of electrical theory relating to the installation and testing of electrical power, service and equipment. Knowledge of test equipment, tools, materials, and equipment used in the installation of power and service systems. Knowledge of the City’s electrical policies, regulation and practices. Skill in using test equipment and diagnosing electrical troubles. Ability to use hand and power tools used in installing and repairing electrical circuits and equipment. Ability to prepare and interpret electrical diagrams. Ability to prepare estimates of materials and equipment for proposed installations. Knowledge of instruments and procedures used in the wastewater treatment plant including plant system design and of the basic principles of wastewater treatment. Ability to think analytically and develop solutions to complex technical problems. Ability to operate computers and related peripheral equipment; and to direct and oversee the work of others in the use of computer operation and related software. Extensive knowledge of standard practices, principles methods, materials, and tools used in the electrical, solid-state electronic, and pneumatic instrument trades. Working knowledge of the National Electrical Code and the hazards and safety precautions peculiar to the electrical trade. Experience in reading, modifying and developing blueprints, wiring diagrams and schematics.

Language Ability and Interpersonal Communication

Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide direction and assistance to employees. Requires the ability to speak clearly, distinctly and effectively with fellow employees; read schematics and in English, and compare similarities and differences between words and series of numbers; apply common sense understanding to the work process and procedures; and to provide and follow verbal and written instructions. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees, city officials and regulatory personnel.

Work Environment

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to extreme cold, extreme heat, risk of electrical shock, and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; and outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Special Requirements

Requires a valid Motor Vehicle Operators License issued by the State of Iowa, and appropriate and valid Iowa and federal licenses. 

City of Sioux City

Plumbing Inspector - IV-5225

Category
Bargaining Units
Department
Community Development
Pay Rate
A23
Job Code
IV-5225

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under general direction of the Inspection Services Manager, makes inspections of plumbing installations and alterations for compliance with municipal and state plumbing codes; does related work as required. Responsible for technical enforcement work in the inspection of new and existing plumbing installations to secure compliance with municipal and state plumbing codes. Work involves technical examinations and the application of standard trade practices to inspection work. Inspections are conducted independently, but in accordance with departmental regulations and established technical standards.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION (with or without accommodation)

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Inspects plumbing systems for compliance with municipal and state plumbing codes.
  • Inspects a variety of plumbing systems with the objective of maintaining standards of plumbing work.
  • Examines specifications and plans for plumbing and gas installations for compliance with codes and trade standards and issues permits.
  • Discusses plumbing, sewer and gas systems and installations with contractors, property owners and other interested parties; explains and interprets municipal codes and standards.
  • Prepares reports of inspections performed covering conditions found, actions taken and recommendations for further action.
  • Interprets and reviews codes, standards and departmental regulations recommending changes when appropriate.
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with officials, other agencies, fellow employees, and the general public.
  • Maintains regular and punctual attendance at work.
  • Regularly lifts and/or moves up to 10 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 30 pounds.
  • Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency. In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in a state of declared emergency.

 

Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Graduation from standard high school or GED equivalent; considerable and responsible experience in the plumbing trade as a master or journeyman or any combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

MINIMUM ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Abilities

The employee frequently is required to use hands and fingers to handle and feel; reach with hands and arms; and smell. Ability to quickly move hands, hands together with arms, or two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects, ability to exert muscle force repeatedly or continuously over time; this involves muscular endurance and resistance to muscle fatigue, ability to use abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time without 'giving out' or fatiguing, ability to quickly and repeatedly bend, stretch, twist, or reach out with your body, arms, and/or legs. Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you, ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer), ability to see details at a distance, ability to identify and understand the speech of another person, ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

Job Knowledge

Job requires a thorough working knowledge of the materials, methods and practices involved in installing, repairing and maintaining a variety of plumbing, sewer and gas installations, considerable knowledge of possible defects and faults in plumbing and gas systems and of standard testing devices; ability to detect and locate defective plumbing; ability to read and interpret plumbing construction plans and specifications and to recognize deviations from such plans in the construction process; ability to enforce codes and regulations firmly, tactfully and impartially; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with contractors, property owners, representatives from other agencies and the public; ability to express oneself clearly and concisely, orally and in writing; good physical condition.

Language Skills and Interpersonal Communication

Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide effective and courteous assistance to customers (external and internal). Requires the ability to speak clearly, distinctly and effectively with fellow employees, contractors and the general public. Knowledge of computers and related software. Ability to read in English and compare similarities and differences between words and series of numbers; apply common sense understanding to the work process, diagrams and drawings, procedures, programs, and services; and to follow verbal and written instructions. 

Work Environment

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and equipment, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals and outside weather conditions with 80% of the work being performed in the field. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.

Special Requirements

Requires a valid Iowa Driver’s License; possession of a current State of Iowa Master Plumbing License or State of Iowa Journeyman Plumbing License; possession of a valid Certification by the International Code Council (ICC) as a Plumbing Inspector or ability to obtain such certification within a reasonable period (no more than 12 months) following appointment to position.

Sioux City Police Department

Police Evidence Clerk - IV-5008

Category
Bargaining Units
Department
Police Department
Pay Rate
A14
Job Code
IV-5008

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under general direction of the ID Section Supervisor, operates the Police Department property system. Responsible for detailed documentation of property deposited by officers, storage of a variety of property in specialized storerooms and testifying in court as to the chain of custody of all stored property. Occasional reviews of work are made by a supervisor that inspects documentation and condition of property areas.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION (with or without accommodation)

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Keeps storage room secure, applies proper storage methods to problems in record maintenance.
  • Works with police officers, attorneys and officers of the court applying pertinent laws, documenting all persons who handle property and interpreting or complying with all official court orders.
  • Receives, records, stores, and releases seized, evidential, found or recovered property in the vaults and storerooms provided for these items within the Police Department.
  • Shows found property to owners.
  • Shows evidence to attorneys and records such.
  • Transports evidence to court rooms.
  • Testifies in court on identification and handling of evidence.
  • Prepares property for police auction.
  • Destroys or disposes of seized property per instructions from the court.
  • Participates in the inventory of items being held by the Police Department.
  • Requires giving depositions in district court.
  • Keeps a detailed and accurate record regarding individual delivery of items and location of the stored items.
  • Oversees the vaults where valuable or dangerous property is stored.
  • Completes and forwards proper documents when property is released.
  • Notifies owners, when authorized, when property is available.
  • Acts as administrator for the police in-car cameras.
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with city officials, other agencies, fellow employees and the general public.
  • Maintains regular and punctual attendance and working hours.
  • Regularly lifts and/or up to 25 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 50 pounds.
  • Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency. In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in a state of declared emergency.

 

Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Completion of a standard high school course. Considerable experience in Microsoft Word and computer data entry, preferably in the receiving and handling of items for proper storage and documentation within legal or law enforcement framework and any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

MINIMUM ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Abilities

The employee frequently is required to use hands and fingers to handle and feel; reach with hands and arms; and smell. Ability to quickly move hands, hands together with arms, or two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects, ability to exert muscle force repeatedly or continuously over time; this involves muscular endurance and resistance to muscle fatigue, ability to use abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time without 'giving out' or fatiguing, ability to quickly and repeatedly bend, stretch, twist, or reach out with your body, arms, and/or legs. Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you, ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer), ability to see details at a distance, ability to identify and understand the speech of another person, ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

Job Knowledge

Good knowledge of the chain of evidence procedures; good knowledge of storeroom methods and procedures; ability to keep detailed records and make reports; ability to testify in court rooms; must be bondable; some knowledge of police procedures; some knowledge of the Iowa Criminal Code. 

Language Skills and Interpersonal Communication

Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide assistance to customers (external and internal). Requires the ability to write and speak clearly, distinctly and effectively with fellow employees and patrons; read in English and compare similarities and differences between words and series of numbers; apply common sense understanding to the work process, procedures, programs and services; and to provide and follow verbal and written instructions. Attention to detail is a mandatory.

Work Environment

Work is normally performed in a normal inside office environment with appropriate heating and cooling and is not subject to significant occupational or environmental hazards other than those normally associated with general public contact, dust or odors.

Special Requirements

None

Sioux City Police Department

Police Identification Technician - IV-5010

Category
Bargaining Units
Department
Police Department
Job Type
Non-Exempt
Pay Rate
A11
Job Code
IV-5010

Date Adopted
June 23, 1980
Date Revised
September 8, 2014
Approved Res.No
2014-0662
Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under general direction of the ID Section Supervisor, performs police photographic and identification assignments and forensic applications pertaining, but not limited, to crime scenes and the preservation and collection of evidence; evidence processing, property management functions, develop materials for court presentations, prepares and files confidential criminal history records information.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION (with or without accommodation)

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Conducts complete crime scene investigations and collects physical and microscopic type evidence for comparative and elimination purposes; process items for fingerprint evidence both on scene and in lab; collets evidence for DNA testing.
  • Performs a variety of assignments in police photography, using both black and white and color imaging, still and video photograph; downloads catalogs and saves digital photos.
  • Uses alternative light sources and chemical processes to develop images for photographing.
  • Performs forensic photography at post mortem examinations and autopsies and collects evidence accordingly.
  • Develops latent fingerprints and evaluates prints for quality.
  • Performs fingerprinting using manual and electronic systems; searches and files fingerprint records utilizing the AFIS system.
  • Sends evidence to DCI lab and disseminate reports.
  • Prepares and collects casts of footprints, tire tracks and tool impressions for evidence comparisons.
  • Collects trace evidence from suspects and victims including DNA evidence.
  • Testifies in judicial proceedings.
  • Maintains good public relations through courteous and prompt attention to all citizen requests for service.
  • Shows sensitivity to the emotional state victims maybe in.
  • Maintains regular and punctual attendance and working hours.
  • Regularly lifts and/or moves up to 25 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 50 pounds.
  • Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency. In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in a state of declared emergency. 
Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Four years’ experience in a related field and a high school diploma, or an Associate’s degree in a relevant field of study and one year of experience, or a Bachelor’s degree or higher in a relevant field; any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

MINIMUM ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Abilities

Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you, ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer), ability to see details at a distance, ability to identify and understand the speech of another person, ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences. Must be able to work long hours and irregular shifts, must be able to maintain composure in stressful situations including working with graphic crime scenes, blood, strong odors, distraught individuals, autopsies. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands and fingers to handle, or feel; and climb or balance. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Attention to detail is a mandatory.

Job Knowledge

Knowledge regarding the handling of evidence without contamination and maintaining the chain of custody; must be able to learn the use of equipment for evidence collection including, but not limited to static dust lifter, plaster casts, swabs, blood detection kits, trajectory kits, luminol, and Bluestar. Must have knowledge regarding the use of digital photography in both manual and automatic modes. Must be able to learn the use of evidence processing equipment. Must have computer skills sufficient to download and work with digital photos and Zoom Browser, photo lineups, property management, Excel, Word and be able to burn CDs. Must be willing to continue education in order to stay current with developing advancements in the field.

Language Skills and Interpersonal Communication

Requires the ability to write and speak clearly, distinctly and effectively with fellow employees and the public; work as a member of a team in order to accomplish the mission of the unit; testify in legal proceedings; read in English and compare similarities and differences between words and series of numbers; apply common sense understanding to the work process, procedures, programs, and services; and to provide and follow verbal and written instructions.

Work Environment

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and equipment, fumes/odors or airborne particles, blood and other bodily fluids, toxic or caustic chemicals, and outside weather conditions with 75% of the work being performed in the field. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.

Special Requirements

Must possess or be able to obtain a valid Iowa Driver’s License. Must be able to pass a thorough background investigation.

City of Sioux City

Real Estate Technician - IV-1414

Category
Bargaining Units
Department
Community Development
Pay Rate
A16
Job Code
IV-1414

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under general direction of the Community Development Operations Manager, performs tasks directly related to assist with the acquisition and disposition of property and graphics preparation in support of the tasks performed by the Planning and Neighborhood Services Division.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION (with or without accommodation)

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Prepares site plans, illustrations and similar exhibits from information and instructions provided by supervisors.
  • Gathers and reports field data.
  • Maintains map files and the planning library in an orderly manner consistent with the system in use.
  • Reads and verifies legal descriptions.
  • Assist in providing other agencies and the general public with information pertaining to vacations and easements.
  • Prepares existing aerial photography, topographic maps, site plans and general maps that clearly present the item or project under consideration.
  • Arranges for appraisals by competent appraisers of land and real estate which the City proposes to buy or sell.
  • Prepares and maintains records of purchases and sales of real property by the City.
  • Prepares requests for ordinances to accept legal documents granting rights-of-way to the City and to acquire private property by condemnation.
  • Develops competence in the understanding of legal descriptions as might apply to specific work assignments.
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with Officials, other agencies, fellow employees and the general public.
  • Maintains regular and punctual attendance and working hours.
  • Regularly lifts and/or moves up to 10 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 30 pounds.
  • Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency. In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in a state of declared emergency.

 

Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Graduation from high school or GED certification including or supplemented by courses in drafting; experience in GIS, presentation graphics, map preparation and/or acquisition of real estate or any combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

MINIMUM ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS 

Abilities

Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you, ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer), ability to see details at a distance, ability to identify and understand the speech of another person, ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

Job Knowledge

Requires a thorough and complete knowledge of and skill in graphic illustration techniques; knowledge of Arcview, Photoshop and PowerPoint; ability to produce a neat, accurate and readable product; must be able to type; demonstrate capability to learn to operate various types of tools used in the planning function (plotter, copy machine, 35mm camera, digital camera, and computer); ability to comprehend and update base maps; ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with other employees; must have an understanding of legal descriptions. Ability to enter data into a P.C. and related tasks; move, shelve and store documents and related materials. Specific computer applications will be required through in-house training sufficient to allow the employee to enter information into a planning database using a format developed by the supervisory staff.

Language Ability and Interpersonal Communication

Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide assistance to customers (external and internal). Requires the ability to speak clearly, distinctly and effectively with citizens and fellow employees; read in English and compare similarities and differences between words and series of numbers; apply common sense understanding to the work process, procedures, programs and services; and follow verbal and written instructions.

Work Environment

Work is normally performed in a normal inside office environment with appropriate heating and cooling and is not subject to significant occupational or environmental hazards other than those normally associated with general public contact.

Special Requirements

Must successfully complete the Principles of Land Acquisition class offered by the International Right of Way Association within one year of appointment to the position.

City of Sioux City

Real Estate/Property Officer - IV-1415

Category
Bargaining Units
Department
Community Development
Pay Rate
A23
Job Code
IV-1415

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under general direction of the Community Development Operations Manager, buys and sells real property, and obtains right-of-ways for the City; does related work as required. Performs technical office and field work in connection with the acquisition and disposition of real property, and the obtaining of right-of-ways for highway and utility projects. Responsible for securing property deeds, easements, franchises, and agreements necessary for procuring real property for the Municipal Government by direct negotiations or by condemnation. General supervision is received from an administrative or technical superior through consultations and a review of reports, but the work requires the exercise of considerable independent judgment in conducting negotiations.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION (with or without accommodation)

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Consults with property owners or their authorized representatives and conducts negotiations for the securing of deeds, easements, permits, options, agreements or outright purchase of real property for municipal programs.
  • Exercises initiative and act in negotiating with property owners and the public.
  • Receives assignments in oral or written form, and are generally accompanied by maps, plans and forms needed to describe and clearly identify land and buildings to be acquired or affected by highway or utility construction, or other use.
  • Arranges for appraisals by competent appraisers of land and real estate which the City proposes to buy or sell.
  • Prepares and maintains records of purchases and sales of real property by the City.
  • Reviews and checks maps and detail sheets with corresponding legal descriptions submitted by departmental or consulting engineers to determine conformance, completeness and accuracy.
  • Prepares requests for ordinances to accept legal documents granting rights-of-way to the City and to acquire private property by condemnation.
  • Develops and maintains a complete inventory of municipally owned real estate, including easements and right-of-ways, with full descriptions, abstracts, valuation and usage.
  • Maintains good public relations through courteous and prompt attention to all citizen requests for service.
  • Maintains regular and punctual attendance and working hours.
  • Regularly lifts and/or up to 10 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 30 pounds.
  • Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency. In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in a state of declared emergency.

 

Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Graduation from high school or GED, preferably completion of courses in real estate and property appraisal; considerable experience in real estate or property appraisal work; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

MINIMUM ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Abilities

Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you, ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer), ability to see details at a distance, ability to identify and understand the speech of another person, ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

Job Knowledge

Requires a thorough and complete knowledge of principles, practices and techniques involved in the purchasing and sale of real estate; good knowledge of legal descriptions of real estate; good knowledge of city and county real estate recording systems and procedures; skill in negotiating for the acquisition and sale of real property; good judgment; good physical condition. Ability to enter data into a P.C. and related tasks; move, shelve and store documents and related materials. 

Language Ability and Interpersonal Communication

Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide assistance to customers (external and internal). Requires the ability to speak clearly, distinctly and effectively with citizens and fellow employees; read in English and compare similarities and differences between words and series of numbers; apply common sense understanding to the work process, procedures, programs and services; and follow verbal and written instructions. 

Work Environment

Work is normally performed in a normal inside office environment with appropriate heating and cooling and is not subject to significant occupational or environmental hazards other than those normally associated with general public contact.

Special Requirements

The position requires a valid Driver's License issued by the State of Iowa

City of Sioux City

Refrigeration Engineer - IV-6335

Category
Bargaining Units
Department
Events Facilities
Job Type
Non-Exempt
Pay Rate
A22
Job Code
IV-6335

Date Adopted
June 29, 1981
Date Revised
October 5, 2009
Approved Res.No
2009-000766
Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

Under general supervision of the Maintenance Superintendent, performs skilled work at the journeyman level in the operation, service of refrigeration, heating and air conditioning equipment; does related work as required. Work is performed independently with review by the satisfactory performance of equipment serviced. Assignments are received in the form of oral instructions or written schedules calling for the operation, inspection or performance of preventive maintenance on equipment.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION (with or without accommodation):

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Applies standard trade practices to the operation and servicing of major refrigeration, air conditioning, heating/boiler and related units.
  • Operates and services major refrigeration, air conditioning, boiler and heating units.
  • Assists in the initial installation, set-up and movement of equipment. Inspection and preventative maintenance on motors, pumps, fans, condensers, coils, and associated parts.
  • Changes filters, adjusts or changes belts; grease, tighten and replace bearings. Installs and adjusts thermostats and pressure controls. Performs plumbing work; building maintenance, change light bulbs etc.
  • Performs minor repairs and other duties as assigned. May direct work of subordinate personnel. Attends regular meetings to receive directions and discuss plans with supervisory personnel.
  • May require work to be performed on days, nights, weekends, and holidays.
  • Prepares and maintains accurate records of materials used and work completed. Orders supplies, repair parts and materials.
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with fellow employees, city officials, clients, guests, and staff.
  • Maintains regular and punctual attendance at work. 
  • Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency.
  • In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in a state of declared emergency.
Preferred Skills

MINIMUM PHYSICAL AND MENTAL ABILITES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Cognitive Demands, Skills and Abilities: The employee frequently is required to use hands and fingers to handle and feel; reach with hands and arms; and taste or smell. Ability to quickly move hands, hands together with arms, or two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects, ability to exert muscle force repeatedly or continuously over time; this involves muscular endurance and resistance to muscle fatigue, ability to use abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time without 'giving out' or fatiguing, ability to quickly and repeatedly bend, stretch, twist, or reach out with your body, arms, and/or legs. Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you, ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer), ability to see details at a distance, ability to identify and understand the speech of another person, ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

Language Ability and Interpersonal Communication: Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide effective and courteous assistance to customers (external and internal). Requires the ability to speak and write effectively in English with fellow employees; read in English; apply common sense understanding to the work process, procedures, programs and services; ability to prepare and maintain routine records and the provide and follow verbal and written instructions.

Physical requirements: Regularly lifts up to 25 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 50 pounds.

Job Knowledge: Thorough knowledge of the practices, materials, methods, and tools commonly utilized in the repair and service of major heating, air conditioning and refrigeration equipment; thorough knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions of the work; thorough knowledge of the mechanical operation of major air conditioning; refrigeration and heating equipment; ability to keep records of work performed; skill in the care and use of tools and equipment essential to the repair of refrigeration equipment; some welding skill; good physical condition.

Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and outside weather conditions. The employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles and vibrations. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places, toxic or caustic chemicals; extreme cold and extreme heat; and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND ACCEPTABLE EXPERIENCE/ TRAINING:

Graduation from standard high school or GED. Considerable experience at the journeyman level in the operation and maintenance of heavy air conditioning, refrigeration, boiler and heating equipment; supplemented with approved courses or training and instruction in boiler operation, refrigeration and air conditioning; or any combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Possession of or ability to obtain a First Class Hydronic Engineers license as listed under Sioux City Code Chapter 20.28.

PRE-EMPLOYMENT SCREENINGS:

Pre-employment screenings may include but are not limited to: criminal background search and drug and alcohol screen.

City of Sioux City

Rehabilitation Technician - IV-4212

Category
Bargaining Units
Department
Community Development
Pay Rate
A20
Job Code
IV-4212

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under general direction of the Neighborhood Services Supervisor, advises and assists property owners in designated areas through a variety of programs in the rehabilitation and conservation of residential and commercial properties. Gathers information about the structure and property, needs of the individual client and applying housing, structural, plumbing, electrical, lead hazard reduction, and mechanical code requirements.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION (with or without accommodation)

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Gathers information about the structure and properties by reviewing lead risk assessment of property, local code inspections letters, interviewing owners and family, and surveying the structure for deficiencies and remedies. This includes structures/properties in the Elderly/Disabled Program and/or Emergency Program.
  • Writes specifications in contracts for lead inspection information, lead hazard reduction and required repairs.
  • Estimates cost feasibility of projects and adjust as needed to fit the budget.
  • Bids projects and works with the low bidder and property owners to finalize contracts.
  • Processes change orders and payments. Conducts inspections of work performed including lead clearances.
  • Tracks projects during the one year warranty period and process final payment to contractors.
  • Performs lead inspections/risk assessments as needed and interpret the results.
  • Manages ramp programs by developing a ramp that works on each property, gathers bids and follows to completion.
  • Performs other directly related duties consistent with the role and function of the position as assigned by the Neighborhood Services Supervisor.
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with officials, other agencies, fellow employees, and the general public.
  • Maintains regular and punctual attendance and working hours.
  • Regularly lifts and/or up to 10 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 30 pounds.
  • Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency. In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in a state of declared emergency.
Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Graduation from standard high school or GED equivalent; two years minimum experience in building construction, remodeling, real estate sale or appraisal, housing/building code enforcement or any combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. 

MINIMUM ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Abilities

The employee frequently is required to use hands and fingers to handle and feel; reach with hands and arms; and smell. Ability to quickly move hands, hands together with arms, or two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects, ability to exert muscle force repeatedly or continuously over time; this involves muscular endurance and resistance to muscle fatigue, ability to use abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time without 'giving out' or fatiguing, ability to quickly and repeatedly bend, stretch, twist, or reach out with your body, arms, and/or legs. Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you, ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer), ability to see details at a distance, ability to identify and understand the speech of another person, ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

Job Knowledge

Knowledge of codes concerning housing repair including structural, electrical, mechanical, and plumbing; through knowledge of the materials, methods and practices used in maintenance and repair. Knowledge to interpret lead risk assessments and hazards and to correct the issues. Ability to read and write specifications and contracts and recognize deviations from those plans during rehabilitation.

Language Skills and Interpersonal Communication

Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide effective and courteous assistance to clients. Requires the ability to write and speak effectively with fellow employees, City Council, contractors, and the general public; read in English; apply common sense understanding to the work process, procedures, programs and services; and to provide and follow verbal and written instructions. Requires the ability to work as a member of a team in order to accomplish tasks; the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the general public; and the ability to relate to minorities, women and other protected classes in the community at all socioeconomic levels.

Work Environment

Most of the work is normally performed in a normal inside office environment with appropriate heating and cooling and is not subject to significant occupational or environmental hazards other than those normally associated with general public contact, dust or odors. Field conditions outdoors are varying weather conditions, with varying street level noises; and visiting locations within the community whose environment may be different from the City’s. Travel in all types of weather extremes to attend training and/or organizes meetings conferences, and workshops; must be mobile and able to visit complainants and businesses within the metro area.

Special Requirements

Requires a valid Motor Vehicle Operators License and a valid Lead Inspector/Risk Assessor certification or the ability to obtain such within six months of employment.

City of Sioux City

Secretary - IV-1015

Category
Bargaining Units
Department
Varies
Pay Rate
A10
Job Code
IV-1015

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under supervision performs a variety of office work and clerical and secretarial functions as secretarial support for a department, division, section or office.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION (with or without accommodation)

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Compile data and prepare both routine and special reports for review and action.
  • Schedule and coordinate activities, meetings, tours and events; make travel arrangements.
  • Assist citizens and other departments with a wide variety of questions, complaints and requests regarding city operations and services.
  • Compose, type, edit, revise and proofread letters, reports and related documents using a typewriter and / or a P.C.
  • Enter, retrieve and record data concerning activities and operations.
  • Operate various office equipment including but not limited to a P.C., copy machine, FAX and postage meter.
  • Initiate, review and process payroll documents and forms.
  • Process accounts payable/receivable and purchasing requisitions and confirmations.
  • Assist in the preparation and monitoring of the department/division budget.
  • Prepare agendas, take and transcribe meeting minutes and prepare and process a variety of correspondence.
  • Receive and distribute mail and process outgoing mail.
  • Answer telephone, screen and forward calls and messages.
  • Assist with the training of new employees and may assign work to other clerical staffers.
  • Maintain confidentiality of information as necessary.
  • Maintain inventory of office supplies and materials.
  • Maintain regular and punctual attendance and working hours.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with Officials, other agencies, fellow employees and the general public.
  • Responsible for numerous department-specific duties.
  • Regularly lifts up to 10 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 30 pounds.
  • Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency. In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in a state of declared emergency.

 

Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

High School or GED supplemented by some college level or business school course work and some work experience in an office setting or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

MINIMUM ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Abilities

Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you, ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer), ability to see details at a distance, ability to identify and understand the speech of another person, ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

Job Knowledge

Requires a thorough and complete knowledge of office equipment and procedures; some knowledge of the principals of bookkeeping and filing systems and computers and related software; ability to apply current office technology, resources and services to assist customers (external and internal). A working knowledge of City Ordinances, Departmental budget and municipal government; and business math, interpersonal relations and the ability to use the English language effectively. Ability to exercise good judgement in making decisions in accordance with established policies and regulations, and to assist with the process and coordination of general office activities.

Language Ability and Interpersonal Communication

Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide assistance to employees, and the general public. Requires the ability to speak clearly, distinctly and effectively with fellow employees; read in English and compare similarities and differences between words and series of numbers; apply common sense understanding to the work process, procedures, programs and services; and to provide and follow verbal and written instructions.

Work Environment

Work is normally performed in a normal inside office environment with appropriate heating and cooling and is not subject to significant occupational or environmental hazards other than those normally associated with general public contact.

Special Requirements

None

 

Sioux City Police Department

Senior Police Identification Technician - IV-5011

Category
Bargaining Units
Department
Police Department
Pay Rate
A17
Job Code
IV-5011

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under general direction of the ID Section Supervisor, performs police photographic and identification assignments and forensic applications pertaining, but not limited, to crime scenes and the preservation and collection of evidence; evidence processing, property management functions, develop materials for court presentations, prepares and files confidential criminal history records information.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION (with or without accommodation)

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Conducts complete crime scene investigations and collects physical and microscopic type evidence for comparative and elimination purposes; process items for fingerprint evidence both on scene and in lab, collets evidence for DNA testing.
  • Ability to coordinate multiple ID technicians on a major investigation
  • Performs a variety of assignments in police photography, using both black and white and color imaging, still and video photograph; downloads, catalogs and saves digital photos.
  • Uses alternative light sources and chemical processes to develop images for photographing.
  • Performs forensic photography at post mortem examinations and autopsies and collects evidence accordingly.
  • Performs technical testing for drug identification
  • Develops latent fingerprints.
  • Classifies searches and files fingerprint records utilizing the AFIS system.
  • Reviews some FBI record returns to aid in the location of aliases.
  • Sends evidence to DCI lab and disseminate reports.
  • Prepares and collects casts of footprints, tire tracks and tool impressions for evidence comparisons.
  • Restores obliterated serial numbers on a variety of metal surfaces.
  • Collects trace evidence from suspects and victims including DNA evidence.
  • Testifies in judicial proceedings.
  • Maintains good public relations through courteous and prompt attention to all citizen requests for service.
  • Shows sensitivity to the emotional state victims maybe in.
  • Maintains regular and punctual attendance and working hours.
  • Regularly lifts and/or moves up to 25 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 50 pounds.
  • Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency. In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in a state of declared emergency. 
Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Twelve years of experience and a high school diploma with supplemental relevant certifications, nine years of experience and an Associate’s degree with supplemental relevant certifications, six years of experience and bachelor’s degree from a four year accredited college in criminal justice, forensic science, or another relevant field of study, or three years of experience and a master’s degree from an accredited college in a relevant field of study. Or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

MINIMUM ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Abilities

Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you, ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer), ability to see details at a distance, ability to identify and understand the speech of another person, ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences. Must be able to work long hours and irregular shifts, must be able to maintain composure in stressful situations. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands and fingers to handle, or feel; and climb or balance. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Job Knowledge

Knowledge regarding the handling of evidence without contamination and maintaining the chain of custody; must be able to use equipment for evidence collection including, but not limited to static dust lifter, plaster casts, swabs, blood detection kits, trajectory kits, luminol, serial number restoration, and mikrosil. Must be able to use evidence processing equipment for finger print recovery and comparison, and drug identification. Must have computer skills sufficient to download and work with digital photos and Zoom Browser, photo lineups, property management, digital scene reconstruction, Excel, Word and be able to burn CDs. Must demonstrate the knowledge, training and skills to effectively present, teach and lecture on topics related to this position in order to effectively testify in court, must demonstrate the knowledge, training and skills necessary to present fingerprint evidence in court. Must have the knowledge, training and skills to independently process a major crime scene.

Language Skills and Interpersonal Communication

Requires the ability to write and speak clearly, distinctly and effectively with fellow employees and the public; read in English and compare similarities and differences between words and series of numbers; apply common sense understanding to the work process, procedures, programs, and services; and to provide and follow verbal and written instructions. Attention to detail is a mandatory.

Work Environment

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and equipment, fumes or airborne particles, blood and other bodily fluids, toxic or caustic chemicals, and outside weather conditions with 50% of the work being performed in the field. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.

Special Requirements

Must possess or be able to obtain a valid Iowa Driver’s License. Must be able to pass a thorough background investigation. Must be certified in Iowa to examine and test marijuana.

 

City of Sioux City

Signal Electrician - IV-6330

Category
Bargaining Units
Department
Field Services
Pay Rate
A17
Job Code
IV-6330

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under general direction of the Labor Supervisor, performs skilled technical work in the installation, maintenance and repair of a variety of traffic signal control equipment and signal systems.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION (with or without accommodation)

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Installs repairs and maintains simple and complex mechanical and electronic traffic signal equipment and systems including fixed time, solid state, microprocessor, and relate devices.
  • Responds to emergency calls regarding accidents or weather damaged signals, diagnoses problems and repairs.
  • Works on city street lights at the direction of the supervisor.
  • Replaces burned out lights, lamps and bulbs.
  • Installs repairs and replaces traffic signs.
  • Diagnoses vehicle pavement loop failures and corrects problem.
  • Uses diagnostic modules to identify failures and malfunctions.
  • Maintains accurate records of work completed including timing sheets, service reports, preventative maintenance sheets, and maps.
  • Locates and marks underground cables and conduit runs prior to excavation work.
  • Assists in maintaining proper inventories of supplies and parts for signal system repairs.
  • Maintains and updates database system of the computerized signal system and ensure proper back up of files.
  • Performs scheduled routine preventative maintenance on equipment and systems.
  • Maintains regular and punctual attendance and working hours and emergency calls.
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with officials, other agencies, fellow employees, and the general public.
  • Regularly lifts and/or up to 25 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 50 pounds.
  • Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency. In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in a state of declared emergency.

 

Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Graduation from standard high school, GED, trade or technical school preferably including course work in electronics or electrical repair and considerable experience, at least two years, working in electrical or electronic maintenance, construction or repair work. Any combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skill and abilities.

MINIMUM ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Abilities

The employee frequently is required to use hands and fingers to handle and feel; reach with hands and arms; and smell. Ability to quickly move hands, hands together with arms, or two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects, ability to exert muscle force repeatedly or continuously over time; this involves muscular endurance and resistance to muscle fatigue, ability to use abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time without 'giving out' or fatiguing, ability to quickly and repeatedly bend, stretch, twist, or reach out with your body, arms, and/or legs. Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you, ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer), ability to see details at a distance, ability to identify and understand the speech of another person, ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

Job Knowledge

Complete working knowledge of the methods, practices, tools and equipment used in traffic signal and system maintenance and repair; and of electrical construction and maintenance; and of the applicable local and national electrical codes; and of the occupational hazards and safety precautions of the trade. Ability to troubleshoot, analyze, locate and efficiently correct malfunctioning equipment; ability to operate bucket trucks, vehicles and other equipment; ability to understand and follow written instructions, drawings, schematics, and blue prints; ability to efficiently use diagnostic devices to identify problems.

Language Skills and Interpersonal Communication

Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide assistance to employees and citizens. Requires the ability to speak clearly, distinctly and effectively with fellow employees and the general public; read in English and compare similarities and differences between words and series of numbers; apply common sense understanding to the work process, procedures, programs and services; and to provide and follow verbal and written instructions. Requires the ability to work as a member of a team in order to accomplish tasks; the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the general public; Establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees, city officials and regulatory personnel.

Work Environment

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions and risk of electrical shock. The employee is frequently exposed to high, precarious places and fumes or airborne particles. The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, toxic or caustic chemicals and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Special Requirements

Requires Work Zone Traffic Control Safety Certification, I.M.S.A. within six months of hire, Traffic Signal Technician Level 1 certification, I.M.S.A. within one year of hire, Traffic Signal Technician Level II certification, I.M.S.A. within three years of hire, and a valid Class A Commercial Driver’s License with tanker endorsement, issued by the State of Iowa.

City of Sioux City

Sports Official - IV-2325

Category
Bargaining Units
Department
Parks and Recreation
Job Type
Non-Exempt
Pay Rate
C13
Job Code
IV-2325

Job Description

SPORTS OFFICIAL IV-2325

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Performs regulatory and rule enforcement work in officiating at league softball, basketball, football, baseball or other team games; does related work as required.

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: Work in this class involves responsibility for seeing that league games to which the incumbent has been assigned are played promptly, are played in accordance with rules and regulations, and are played in an enjoyable and sportsmanlike manner. Supervision may be exercised over other umpires, scorekeepers and park servicing personnel. Considerable tact is required in handling disputes among teams and players. Instructions are received orally and in writing.

EXAMPLES OF WORK: (Illustrative only)

  • Reports to field before game time;
  • Sees that scorekeepers are properly equipped and that the playing field or court is in suitable condition;
  • Secures and checks official line-ups;
  • Sees that the individuals or teams are briefed on ground rules;
  • Starts game on time;
  • Umpires game in accordance with the umpire code and creed and with game and league regulations;
  • Handles tactfully all disputes among teams and players;
  • Encourages sportsmanlike behavior;
  • Prepares written reports on any disputes which are not settled to the satisfaction of all parties concerned;
  • Assists scorekeepers, ballfield maintenance, police and servicing personnel as needed.
Preferred Skills

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Thorough knowledge of the rules, regulations, principles, techniques and equipment applicable to assigned sport; ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with the public and players; ability to prepare adequate and accurate reports on disputes over decisions during games; skill in making prompt and equitable decisions in umpiring assigned games; good physical condition.

ACCEPTABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:

Considerable experience in professional athletic work, coaching, or in the umpiring of baseball, basketball, tennis or other team games, and completion of a standard high school course; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

City of Sioux City

Surveyor - IV-4122

Category
Bargaining Units
Department
Engineering
Pay Rate
A20
Job Code
IV-4122

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under general supervision performs legal, topographic and construction survey functions; does related work as required.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Prepares maps, plans, profiles and field notes regarding public works and utility projects.
  • Prepares legal plats and legal descriptions.
  • Performs boundary and property surveys as required.
  • Maintains field notes indicating lines, angles, distances, chords, traverses, benchmarks, and staking as needed.
  • Maintains bench mark and other surveying records.
  • Performs Construction Staking.
  • Assumes responsibility for all topographic and construction surveys required in the conduct of public works projects.
  • Updates files and records.
  • Keeps adequate supplies for surveying.
  • Performs historic recordkeeping activities of division; Performs mapping and GIS activities of division.
  • Perform surveying and inspection work in the field.
  • Performs drafting, record keeping, permit and assessment calculation in the office using AutoCAD and other related design software.
  • Responsible for performing engineering functions in support of engineering staff through the design and administration of the City’s Capital Improvement projects.
  • Performs engineering related duties at the direction of the Chief Land Surveyor, with ultimate direction given from the City Engineer.
  • May assist the Development and Records Technician, or Engineering Technicians in inspections, drafting, or other engineering functions.
  • Responsible for performing basic engineering calculations, observing and documenting construction projects.
  • Maintain regular and punctual attendance at work.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees, City officials, regulatory personnel, and the public.
Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Graduation from standard high school or GED equivalent; extensive experience in land and engineering surveying; or any combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

MINIMUM PHYSICAL AND MENTAL ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Physical requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to grasp, handle, or feel; and climb or balance. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Cognitive Demands, Skills and Abilities

Comprehensive knowledge of land survey systems, methods and techniques; ability to perform all computations, street grades, construction staking, "working" and ''as built" drawings and final measurements; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with municipal officials and the general public; ability to plan; comprehensive knowledge of engineering recordkeeping, mapping and GIS; ability to perform strenuous work; must maintain current knowledge of the Sioux City Standard Specifications for Public Improvements manual as adopted December, 1999, including any updates; good physical condition.

Language Ability and Interpersonal Communication

Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide effective and courteous assistance to customers (external and internal). Requires the ability to speak clearly, distinctly and effectively with fellow employees, contractors and the general public. Ability to read in English and compare similarities and differences between words and series of numbers; apply common sense understanding to the work process, diagrams and drawings, procedures, programs and services; and to follow verbal and written instructions.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and equipment, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals and outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.

Special Requirements

Completion of job proficiency test excelling in the field of survey. Requires a valid Motor Vehicle Operators License

City of Sioux City

Technical Clerk - IV-1025

Category
Bargaining Units
Department
Inspection Services
Pay Rate
A15
Job Code
IV-1025

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under general direction of the Inspection Services Division Manager, provides technical and clerical support; may perform a single independent task in a specialized area involving high volume and complexity of work directly related to the size of the department and/or division.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION (with or without accommodation)

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Answers questions and inquiries regarding departmental policies and procedures and directs citizens to the appropriate department personnel.
  • Completes and processes claims, vouchers, invoices, requisitions, and purchase orders; allocates receipts and expenditures to various accounts; and maintain accounting and fiscal records, including encumbrances, expenditures and available budget balances; keeps management informed of budget status.
  • Prepares and maintains time card records, inputs payroll into the computer, process payroll authorizations and changes, and verifies departmental payroll edits for accuracy.
  • Prepares reports and maintains records involving technical data and terminology unique to the function of the department.
  • Receives, distributes, files, and retrieves departmental mail and other records and reports; runs copies of records, reports and other materials.
  • Receives permit and license applications; calculate, collect and process fees; issue permits, certificates, licenses, billings, and other departmental documents; answer questions.
  • Types forms, statistical records, reports, and other material unique to the department.
  • Conducts and maintains annual fixed asset inventory records; requisitions and maintains supply inventory.
  • Receives, disburses and maintains the departmental petty cash fund.
  • Performs other such duties and functions as are necessary or incidental to the proper performance of this position.
  • Maintains regular and punctual attendance at work, accept "on-call" rotations as assigned.
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with officials, other agencies, fellow employees, and the general public.
  • Regularly lifts and/or up to 10 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 30 pounds.
  • Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency. In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in a state of declared emergency.
Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Graduation from high school or GED certification with a minimum of two years of experience in clerical or secretarial work; or any combination of experience and training experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

MINIMUM ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Abilities

Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you, ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer), ability to see details at a distance, ability to identify and understand the speech of another person, ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

Job Knowledge

Requires a thorough and complete knowledge of office equipment and procedures; ability to apply current office technology, resources and services to assist employees, officials, vendors, and the general public. Thorough knowledge of city ordinances and municipal government. Knowledge of basic business math, P.C. and related software, public relations and the ability to use the English language effectively. Ability to maintain records and reports regarding city services. Ability to enter data into a P.C. and related tasks; move, shelve and store documents and related materials.

Language Ability and Interpersonal Communication

Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide assistance to customers (external and internal). Requires the ability to speak clearly, distinctly and effectively with citizens and fellow employees; read in English and compare similarities and differences between words and series of numbers; apply common sense understanding to the work process, procedures, programs and services; and follow verbal and written instructions.

Work Environment

Work is normally performed in a normal inside office environment with appropriate heating and cooling and is not subject to significant occupational or environmental hazards other than those normally associated with general public contact.

Special Requirements

The position requires a valid Driver's License issued by the State of Iowa; and have Permit Technician Certification by the International Conference of Building Officials (ICBO).

City of Sioux City

Tyson Events Center Labor Crew Leader - IV-2210

Category
Bargaining Units
Department
Events Facilities
Pay Rate
A17
Job Code
IV-2210

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under general direction of the Events Facilities Department (EFD) Management, participates and serves as the working lead person on a small crew engaged in a wide variety of tasks and projects.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION (With or without accommodation)

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Assigns and oversees and participates in the work of labor crew for setting up and tearing down stages and flooring for events i.e., ice, football turf, basketball flooring.
  • Leads crews involved in snow removals using shovels and/or small pick up truck.
  • Leads crews involved in ground maintenance such as watering, fertilizing, cultivating, and trimming lawns, shrubs, flowers and trees.
  • Initiates and verbally reports a need for required equipment, materials and personnel.
  • Verbally communicates problems and work completed to the supervisor on an on-going basis.
  • Instructs and trains employees in proper and safe procedures and practices.
  • Operates equipment and assists crew such as City truck, zamboni, forklift, bobcat, floor sweeper, floor scrubber, ice edger, high pressure sprayer and floor shampooer and performs physical work as needed.
  • Insure proper cleaning and preventative maintenance schedules on vehicles and equipment by the crews or communicates the need to CMG and EFD maintenance crew.
  • Communicates via phone or face to face with officials from different events to determine logistics needs; such as hockey, football, basketball or concerts.
  • Determines equipment needs for an event and communicates need to the supervisor, if necessary.
  • Attends regular meetings to receive directions and discuss plans with supervisory personnel.
  • Maintains regular and punctual attendance and working hours, may be called upon to work intermittently; must have the ability to work graveyard shifts and weekends.
  • Performs other related tasks in the operation and maintenance of the EFD properties during and/or after events.
  • Establishes and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees, the public, City officials and regulatory personnel.
  • Regularly lifts up to 25 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 50 pounds.
  • Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency. In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in a state of declared emergency.
Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Graduation from standard high school or GED and considerable experience in convention center operations/arena, or any combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

MINIMUM PHYSICAL AND MENTAL ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Physical requirements

The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and taste or smell. Ability to quickly move hands, hands together with arms, or two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects, ability to exert muscle force repeatedly or continuously over time; this involves muscular endurance and resistance to muscle fatigue, ability to use abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time without "giving out" or fatiguing, ability to quickly and repeatedly bend, stretch, twist, or reach out with your body, arms, and/or legs. Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you, ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer), ability to see details at a distance, ability to identify and understand the speech of another person, ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

Cognitive Demands, Skills and Abilities

Complete working knowledge of the practices and principals of basic maintenance work regarding typical convention center/arena operations, and of operating, maintaining light equipment, and of procedures and policies governing the operation of such equipment including accepted safety policies and practices, hazards and precautions. Ability and skill in the safe operation of various equipment used in the convention center/arena and maintenance of City properties. 

Language Ability and Interpersonal Communication

Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide effective and courteous assistance to customers (external and internal). Requires the ability to speak and write effectively in English with fellow employees; read in English; apply common sense understanding to the work process, procedures, programs and services; ability to prepare and maintain routine records, and to provide and follow verbal and written instructions.

Work Environment

Eighty percent of the work is performed in an inside environment with appropriate heating and cooling and is subject to occupational or environmental hazards. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is at times exposed to moving mechanical parts and outside weather conditions. Field conditions outdoors are varying weather conditions, with varying low to high equipment noise; walking on grass, with normal outdoor to high outdoor dust levels. The noise level in the work environment is at times loud.

Special Requirements

Requires a valid driver’s license issued by the state of Iowa

City of Sioux City

Utility Inspector - IV-4114

Category
Bargaining Units
Department
Utilities
Job Type
Non-Exempt
Pay Rate
A18
Job Code
IV-4114

Date Adopted
October 05, 2009
Date Revised
October 2016
Approved Res.No
2009-000766 & 2016-0878
Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

Under general direction of the Underground Utility Services Field Supervisor, performs utility inspections to insure that new construction work and repairs are completed in accordance to applicable city Codes.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION (with or without accommodation):
The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

• Reviews, inspects and records new construction work and/or repairs on water services, storm sewers and sanitary sewer service lines.
• Insures that materials and procedures used are in compliance with established specifications, Uniform Plumbing Code and city codes.
• Takes measurements and construct drawings of projects as planned and completed.
• Reviews and verifies that proper permit(s) has been issued for the project.
• Determines proper location of street and curb cuts and proper backfill procedures.
• Maintains records of inspections; file water and sewer permits.
• Reviews and interprets construction plans and documents.
• Uses personal computers to identify measurements, projects and plans and to confirm permit history.
• Records water and sewer disconnects.
• May assist in training new or other employees.
• Maintains good public relations through courteous and prompt attention to all citizen requests for services.
• Maintains regular and punctual attendance and working hours.
• Regularly lifts and/or up to 25 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 50 pounds.
• Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency. In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in a state of declared emergency.

Preferred Skills

MINIMUM PHYSICAL AND MENTAL ABILITES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Cognitive Demands, Skills and Abilities: Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you, ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer), ability to see details at a distance, ability to identify and understand the speech of another person, ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

Job Knowledge: Job requires a good working knowledge of utilities construction methods, materials and procedures and the ability to interpret and apply them in a fair and impartial manner. The ability to schedule and achieve multiple tasks in sequence. Knowledge of hydrology. Ability to construct accurate drawings of work as completed. Knowledge and ability to interpret plans and drawings and relate to actual construction. A working knowledge of, and the ability to maintain, effective public relations while appropriately enforcing ordinances and regulations.

Language Ability and Interpersonal Communication: Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide effective and courteous assistance to customers (external and internal). Requires the ability to speak clearly, distinctly and effectively with fellow employees and the general public; read in English and compare similarities and differences between words and series of numbers; apply common sense understanding to the work process, procedures, pro-grams and services; and to follow verbal and written instructions. Ability to establish and maintain an effective working rapport with city officials, fellow employees, contractors, and the general public.

Physical Requirements: The employee frequently is required to use hands and fingers to handle and 3
feel; reach with hands and arms; and taste or smell. Ability to quickly move hands, hands together with arms, or two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects, ability to exert muscle force repeatedly or continuously over time; this involves muscular endurance and resistance to muscle fatigue, ability to use abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time with-out 'giving out' or fatiguing, ability to quickly and repeatedly bend, stretch, twist, or reach out with your body, arms, and/or legs.

Regularly lifts and/or up to 25 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 50 pounds.

Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions. The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, risk of electrical shock, and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Special Requirements: Must be able to obtain the Iowa DNR Grade I Water Distribution Certificate within 12 months and an Iowa DNR Grade II Water Distribution Certificate within 24 months of the date of hire. Must obtain a Class B commercial driver’s license with airbrake and tanker endorsement issued by the State of Iowa within 6 months of the date of hire.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND ACCEPTABLE EXPERIENCE/ TRAINING:

Graduation from standard high school or GED equivalent supplemented by two years of work experience in utility related employment such as drafting, surveying, inspection or plumbing contractor work or any combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

PRE-EMPLOYMENT SCREENINGS:

Pre-employment screenings may include but are not limited to: criminal background search and drug and alcohol screen.

The City of Sioux City is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages employees and prospective employees to discuss needed accommodations with the appropriate City representatives.

City of Sioux City

Utility Worker - IV-6220

Category
Bargaining Units
Department
Utilities
Job Type
Non-Exempt
Pay Rate
A16
Job Code
IV-6220

Date Adopted
August 6, 2012
Date Revised
October 2016
Approved Res.No
2012-000531 & 2016-0878
Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

Under general direction of the Labor Supervisor, performs skilled mechanical maintenance and repair work involving water lines, pumps, water mains, and related equipment and devices and to serve as the lead person on a small crew.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION (with or without accommodation):
The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

• Locates and repairs leaks in water mains, hydrants, valves, sanitary and storm sewers, and related devices.
• Uses electronic equipment to locate water lines, stop boxes, sewer lines, etc., prior to excavation work.
• Maintains, tests, repairs, and replaces hydrants, valves and lines.
• Operates computerized T.V. equipment to inspect lines and pipes.
• Excavates and digs near high pressure gas mains, high voltage and fiber optic lines.
• Directs and oversees the work of a small crew involved in water and sewer utility construction and maintenance activities.
• Performs confined space entry.
• Uses personal computers during sewer inspection, leak detection, and utility locate tasks.
• Maintains, cleans, and repairs storm and sanitary sewers using Jet/Vac equipment and general construction equipment.
• Takes water samples and performs basic lab tests on the samples as they relate to water or sewer operations.
• Cleans and maintains tools and equipment in proper and safe working order.
• Prepares and maintains records of work performed and materials used.
• May act independently in the absence of the supervisor.
• Maintains good public relations through courteous and prompt attention to all citizen requests for service.
• Maintains regular and punctual attendance and working hours.
• Regularly lifts and/or up to 25 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 50 pounds.
• Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency. In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in a state of declared emergency.

Preferred Skills

MINIMUM PHYSICAL AND MENTAL ABILITES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Cognitive Demands, Skills and Abilities: Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you, ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer), ability to see details at a distance, ability to identify and understand the speech of another person, ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

Job Knowledge: Complete working knowledge of the standard practices, methods, tools, equipment and materials used in the maintenance and repair of water lines, hydrants, valves, storm and sanitary sewers; good knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions connected to this type of work. Ability to use computer generated maps as well as work from sketches, drawings and blueprints. Skill in the use and care of tools and equipment used in the mechanical trades. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with customers (internal and external), City officials and regulatory personnel.

Language Ability and Interpersonal Communication: Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide assistance to employees. Requires the ability to speak clearly, distinctly and effectively with fellow employees; read in English and compare similarities and differences between words and series of numbers; apply common sense understanding to the work process and procedures; and to provide and follow verbal and written instructions.

Physical Requirements: The employee frequently is required to use hands and fingers to handle and feel; reach with hands and arms; and smell. Ability to quickly move hands, hands together with arms, or two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects, ability to exert muscle force repeatedly or continuously over time; this involves muscular endurance and resistance to muscle fatigue, ability to use abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time without 'giving out' or fatiguing, ability to quickly and repeatedly bend, stretch, twist, or reach out with your body, arms, and/or legs.

Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions. The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, risk of electrical shock, and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually very loud.

Special Requirements: Must be able to obtain the Iowa DNR Grade I Water Distribution Certificate within 12 months and an Iowa DNR Grade II Water Distribution Certificate within 24 months of the date of hire.

Must be able obtain a Class A commercial driver’s license with airbrake and tanker endorsement issued by the State of Iowa within 6 months from the date of hire.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND ACCEPTABLE EXPERIENCE/ TRAINING:

Graduation from standard high school or GED and considerable work experience, two to three years, in maintenance, repair and installation of various plumbing devices, equipment, etc.; or any combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

PRE-EMPLOYMENT SCREENINGS:

Pre-employment screenings may include but are not limited to: criminal background search and drug and alcohol screen.

The City of Sioux City is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages employees and prospective employees to discuss needed accommodations with the appropriate City representatives.

City of Sioux City

Water Plant Maintenance Worker - IV-6225

Category
Bargaining Units
Department
Water Treatment Plant
Job Type
Non-Exempt
Pay Rate
A15
Job Code
IV-6225

Date Adopted
October 05, 2009
Approved Res.No
2009-000766
Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under general direction of the Instrumentation Mechanical Supervisor, assists with the routine and skilled maintenance and repair of the Water Treatment Plant and related facilities and equipment

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION (with or without accommodation)

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Performs maintenance and repair work on plant facilities, pumps, wells, and related equipment.
  • Monitors facilities and equipment to identify and repair leaks or other malfunctions.
  • Operates oils and adjusts pumps and machinery; wash filters.
  • Maintains log of maintenance activities, repairs and operations.
  • Maintains buildings and grounds, mows grass; plows and shovels snow.
  • Monitors and replaces chlorine tanks as needed.
  • Washes and maintains filters.
  • Collects water samples and conducts routine tests and analysis.
  • Monitors plant operation and controls; and makes adjustments to maintain proper operation.
  • Receives, records and dispatches after hours calls for service.
  • May act in the absence of the Water Plant Operator.
  • Maintains regular and punctual attendance at work, accept "on-call" rotations as assigned.
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with officials, other agencies, fellow employees, and the general public.
  • Regularly lifts up to 25 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 50 pounds.
  • Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency. In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in a state of declared emergency
Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Graduation from standard high school or GED, preferably including course work in algebra, chemistry and biology and some prior work experience as a skilled maintenance or repair worker, or any combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

MINIMUM ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Abilities

The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; and smell. Ability to quickly move hands, hands together with arms, or two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects, ability to exert muscle force repeatedly or continuously over time; this involves muscular endurance and resistance to muscle fatigue, ability to use abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time without 'giving out' or fatiguing, ability to quickly and repeatedly bend, stretch, twist, or reach out with body, arms and/or legs. Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you, ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer), ability to see details at a distance, ability to identify and understand the speech of another person, ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

Job Knowledge

Requires a working knowledge of the maintenance and repair of machinery and related mechanical equipment; some knowledge of the water purification system, personal computers and related software, and routine chemical tests for water quality. Ability to read meters, gauges and charts and maintain routine records; operate pumps, hand tools, mowers, computers, and small trucks. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees, City officials and regulatory personnel.

Language Skills and Interpersonal Communication

Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide assistance to employees. Requires the ability to speak clearly, distinctly and effectively with fellow employees; read in English and compare similarities and differences between words and series of numbers; apply common sense understanding to the work process and procedures; and follow verbal and written instructions.

Work Environment

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts, toxic or caustic chemicals, outside weather conditions, and risk of electrical shock. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; extreme cold and extreme heat. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Special Requirements

Requires a valid Motor Vehicle Operators License issued by the State of Iowa and certification by the State of Iowa as a Grade I Water Treatment Operator within eighteen months of appointment; certification by the State of Iowa as a Grade II Water Treatment Operator within three years of appointment; and certification by the state of Iowa as a Grade II Water Distribution Operator within three years of appointment.

City of Sioux City

Water Plant Operator - IV-6226

Category
Bargaining Units
Department
Utilities
Job Type
Non-Exempt
Pay Rate
A21
Job Code
IV-6226

Date Adopted
November 3, 2008
Date Revised
October 10, 2016
Approved Res.No
2016-0855
Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

Under general direction of the Water Plant Operations Supervisor, is responsible for providing safe and reliable drinking water while operating , maintaining and repairing the drinking water treatment plants, related facilities and equipment on assigned shift.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION (with or without accommodation):
The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

• Monitors plant and pump station operations and controls; conducts routine inspections of all related facilities.
• Operates, monitors and adjusts chemical dosage control.
• Operates, monitors and controls the distribution system to meet demands.
• Collects water samples and conducts tests and analysis to maintain proper quality control.
• Performs maintenance and repair work on plant facilities, pumps, wells and related equipment.
• Monitors facilities and equipment to identify and repair leaks or other malfunctions.
• Operates water filters, washes and maintains filters.
• Receives, records and dispatches after hours calls for service.
• Trains other employees concerning operations and maintenance.
• Records readings from gauges and meters in proper logs.
• Receives, records and dispatches after hours calls for service.
• Cleans, strips and waxes floors; cleans and maintains lab area and restrooms.
• May assist in maintenance and repair work.
• Acts in the absence of the Water Plant Operations Supervisor.
• Maintains regular and punctual attendance at work, accepts "on-call" rotation as assigned.
• Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with fellow employees, City officials and regulatory personnel.
• Regularly lifts up to 25 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 50 pounds.
• Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency. In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in a state of declared emergency.

Preferred Skills

MINIMUM PHYSICAL AND MENTAL ABILITES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Cognitive Demands, Skills and Abilities: Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you, ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer), ability to see details at a distance, ability to identify and understand the speech of another person, ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

Job Knowledge: Requires a thorough knowledge of the maintenance and repair of machinery and related mechanical equipment, the overall pumping and water treatment/purification process and system, personal computers and related software, laboratory equipment and complex chemical tests for water quality. Ability to read meters, gauges and charts and maintain routine records; operate pumps, hand tools, mowers, computers and small trucks. Ability to work alone and without immediate supervision.

Language Ability and Interpersonal Communication: Requires effective communication skills. Requires the ability to write and speak clearly, distinctly and effectively with fellow employees and the general public; read in English and compare similarities and differences between words and series of numbers; apply common sense understanding to the work process, procedures, programs and services; and to provide and follow written instructions; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with City officials and staff, business representatives and the general public.

Physical Requirements: The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and taste or smell. Ability to quickly move hands, hands together with arms, or two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects, ability to exert muscle force repeatedly or continuously over time; this involves muscular endurance and resistance to muscle fatigue, ability to use abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time without 'giving out' or fatiguing, ability to quickly and repeatedly bend, stretch, twist, or reach out with your body, arms, and/or legs.

Regularly lifts up to 25 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 50 pounds.

Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts, toxic or caustic chemicals, risk of electrical shock, and vibration. The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and fumes or airborne particles. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places and outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Special Requirements: Possession of a State of Iowa Grade I license, or higher, for Water Treatment Operator and Water Distribution Operator upon hire, with the ability to obtain certification by the State of Iowa as a Grade Il Water Treatment Operator and Grade II Water Distribution Operator within six months of hire date. The appropriate training classes and material will be provided.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND ACCEPTABLE EXPERIENCE/ TRAINING:

Graduation from standard high school or GED, preferably with course work in chemistry and biology and three (3) years of experience working in a water treatment facility or any combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

PRE-EMPLOYMENT SCREENINGS:

Pre-employment screenings may include but are not limited to: criminal background search and drug and alcohol screen.

The City of Sioux City is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages employees and prospective employees to discuss needed accommodations with the appropriate City representatives.

City of Sioux City

Water Plant Operator-In-Training - IV-6227

Category
Bargaining Units
Department
Water Treatment Plant
Pay Rate
A16
Job Code
IV-6227

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under guidance and direction of the Water Plant Superintendent, Water Plant Operations Supervisor and Instrumentation and Mechanical Supervisor, is responsible for the operation, maintenance and repair of the water treatment plant and related facilities and equipment on assigned shift.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

Under specific operational guidelines as established by city and Iowa Department of Natural Resources

  • Monitor plant and pump station operations and controls; conduct routine inspections of all related facilities.
  • Operate, monitor and adjust chemical dosage
  • Operate, monitor and control the distribution system to meet demands.
  • Collect water samples, conduct tests and analyze results to maintain proper quality control.
  • Perform maintenance and repair work on plant facilities, pumps, wells and related equipment.
  • Monitor facilities and equipment to identify and repair leaks or other malfunctions.
  • Operate, maintain and wash granular media filters.
  • Receive, record and dispatch after hours calls for service.
  • Record readings from gauges and meters in proper logs.
  • Clean, strip and wax floors; clean and maintain assigned areas.
  • May assist in maintenance and repair work.
  • Maintain regular and punctual attendance at work.
  • Maintain regular and punctual attendance at work; accept "on-call" rotation as assigned.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees, City officials and regulatory personnel.
  • Regularly lifts up to 25 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 50 pounds.
  • Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency. In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in a state of declared emergency.

 

Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Graduation from standard high school or GED, preferably with course work in chemistry and biology An operator-in-training must obtain a Grade I Water Treatment License and Grade I Water Distribution License immediately following his/her one year anniversary date. A Grade II Water Treatment Operator’s License and Grade II Water Distribution License must be obtained immediately following his/her two year anniversary.

MINIMUM PHYSICAL AND MENTAL ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Physical requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Cognitive Demands, Skills and Abilities

Requires a thorough knowledge of the maintenance and repair of machinery and related mechanical equipment, the overall pumping and water treatment/purification process and system, personal computers and related software, laboratory equipment and complex chemical tests for water quality. Ability to read meters, gauges and charts and maintain routine records; operate pumps, hand tools, mowers, computers and small trucks. Ability to work alone and without immediate supervision.

Language Ability and Interpersonal Communication

Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide assistance to employees. Requires the ability to speak clearly, distinctly and effectively with fellow employees; read in English and compare similarities and differences between words and series of numbers; apply common sense understanding to the work process and procedures; and to provide and follow verbal and written instructions.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts, toxic or caustic chemicals, risk of electrical shock, and vibration. The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and fumes or airborne particles. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places and outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Special Requirements

Graduation from standard high school or GED, preferably with course work in chemistry and biology biology An operator-in-training must obtain a Grade I Water Treatment License and Grade I Water Distribution License immediately following his/her one year anniversary date. A Grade II Water Treatment Operator’s License and Grade II Water Distribution License must be obtained immediately following his/her two year anniversary. 

City of Sioux City

Water Service Worker - IV-6210

Category
Bargaining Units
Department
Finance and Administration
Pay Rate
A14
Job Code
IV-6210

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under supervision has responsibility to investigate customer service complaints, read and service water meters; and activates and terminates customer water service.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Travel assigned routes to record routine and "turn-on" "turn-off" water meter readings.
  • Work at shop to test, clean, repair and replace malfunctioning water meters.
  • Investigate customer complaints and assist in locating the problem.
  • Inspect service line for breaks and leaks.
  • Clean and maintain meter shop and related equipment, stock shelves.
  • Change and install water meters.
  • Identify and report illegal or improper use of water and inaccessible meters and suspicious circumstances regarding water use.
  • Maintain accurate records of meter readings, repairs and shop activity.
  • Assist in maintaining proper inventory of repair parts and supplies.
  • Assist in maintaining tools and equipment in proper working order.
  • Maintain regular and punctual attendance at work, accept "on-call" rotations as assigned.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees and customers external and internal.

 

Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Graduation from standard high school or GED equivalent preferably including course work in mechanics or shop and some prior work experience in the repair and maintenance of small mechanisms and/or experience in customer service work, or any combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

MINIMUM PHYSICAL AND MENTAL ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Physical requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Cognitive Demands, Skills and Abilities

Complete working knowledge of the methods, materials, tools and equipment used in water meter repair and reading; and in water service work; and of the applicable rules and regulations of water meter reading and repair. Ability to accurately read, adjust and test water meters; ability to quickly and accurately make routine mathematical calculations; ability to develop and maintain accurate records and reports.

Language Ability and Interpersonal Communication

Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide assistance to customers both external and internal. Requires the ability to read in English and compare similarities and differences between words and series of numbers; apply common sense understanding to the work process and procedures; to follow verbal and written instructions; and to interpret, explain and apply rules and regulations in a fair and consistent manner.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; extreme heat; and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Special Requirements

Requires a valid Motor Vehicle Operators License issued by the State of Iowa

City of Sioux City

Word Processor - IV-1113

Category
Bargaining Units
Department
Finance and Administration
Pay Rate
A09
Job Code
IV-1113

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under supervision to perform a variety of skilled and specialized word processing and transcribing services to various City Departments on automated City wide network.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION

  • The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.
  • Receive, transcribe and enter dictation from various City Departments including the Police Department.
  • Process letters, memos, reports, meeting minutes, news releases, legal descriptions and related items.
  • Respond to requests from various Departments regarding status of projects.
  • Assist users with proper use of the system.
  • Select proper format for correspondence, reports, meeting agendas, spreadsheets, etc.
  • Place specified documents on, and retrieve items from, the Internet.
  • Set work priorities and schedules within established guidelines and maintain confidentiality of work.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with Officials and fellow employees.
  • Maintain regular and punctual attendance and working hours.
Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Graduation from High School or GED and at least two years of responsible clerical work experience including extensive work with P.C. software for spread sheets and word processing and the ability to enter data via a keyboard with acceptable speed and skill or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

MINIMUM PHYSICAL AND MENTAL ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Physical Requirements

Regular standing, walking, reaching, feeling, lifting up to 5 lbs. and precise use of fingers, arms to enter data into a P.C. accurately and quickly; and the ability to see at a distance of 20” or less and hear within normal limits with or without corrective assistance. The ability to enter data quickly and accurately.

Cognitive Demands

Requires a thorough and complete knowledge of up-to-date word processing, data entry, software and related practices; and knowledge of basic business math, interpersonal relations. Ability to apply current office technology, resources and services to assist other employees using the system, ability to efficiently process complex data, records and reports regarding City operations and services; and the ability to use the English language effectively.

Language Ability and Interpersonal Communication

Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide assistance to employees using the word processing system. Requires the ability to speak clearly, distinctly and effectively with fellow employees; read in English and compare similarities and differences between words and series of numbers; apply common sense understanding to the work process, procedures, programs and services; and follow verbal and written instructions. 

Work Environment

Work is normally performed in a normal inside office environment with appropriate heating and cooling and is not subject to significant occupational or environmental hazards other than those normally associated with general office work.

Special Requirements

None

City of Sioux City

WWTP Lead Operator - IV-6232

Category
Bargaining Units
Department
Waste Water Treatment Plant
Pay Rate
A18
Job Code
IV-6232

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under general direction of the Wastewater Treatment Plant Operations Supervisor, organizes the activities of a plant operations crew for the safe and effective operation of the Wastewater Treatment Plant, related facilities and equipment on assigned shift; ensures compliance with local, state and federal regulations.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION (with or without accommodation)

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned as necessary.

  • Organizes shift activities, prioritizes and delegates work and completes daily records.
  • Provides individual or group instruction to crew members on proper operation of equipment and other duties.
  • Operates wastewater system (MLE treatment plant, lift stations, settling tanks, bar screens, etc.) to provide compliance with applicable state and federal regulations; conducts routine inspections of all related facilities.
  • Operates monitors and adjusts chemical dosage control.
  • Operates monitors and controls the process to meet demands.
  • Inspects all equipment and process areas.
  • Collects wastewater samples and conducts field tests and analysis to maintain proper quality control.
  • Performs minor maintenance and repair work on plant facilities, pumps and related equipment.
  • Monitors facilities and equipment to identify and repair any malfunctions.
  • Creates work orders for specific tasks and monitors records of progress and completion.
  • Makes adjustments to ensure proper operation of equipment, safety, efficiency and quality of work performed by staff and implement needed adjustments.
  • Reviews recorded data and verbal reports from crew and previous shift.
  • Takes and records system operation readings according to prescribed schedules.
  • Maintains daily logs, records plant operating data as required in logs and operations software.
  • Performs maintenance of the wastewater system including maintaining and calibrating hand-held and on-line monitoring equipment and treatment equipment as required.
  • Performs general housekeeping duties.
  • Follows City’s environmental, health and safety policies and reports unsafe conditions.
  • Maintains good public relations through courteous and prompt attention to all citizen requests for services.
  • Maintains regular and punctual attendance and working hours.
  • Regularly lifts up to 25 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 50 pounds.
  • Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency. In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in a state of declared emergency.

 

Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Graduation from standard high school or GED, preferably including course work in algebra, chemistry and biology; and experience working in a wastewater treatment facility or any combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

MINIMUM ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Abilities

The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; and smell. Ability to quickly move hands, hands together with arms, or two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects, ability to exert muscle force repeatedly or continuously over time; this involves muscular endurance and resistance to muscle fatigue, ability to use abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of body repeatedly or continuously over time without ‘giving out’ or fatiguing, ability to quickly and repeatedly bend, stretch, twist, or reach out with body, arms and/or legs. Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you, ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer), ability to see details at a distance, ability to identify and understand the speech of another person, ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

 Job Knowledge

Thorough knowledge of federal, state and local wastewater rules and regulations; thorough knowledge of principles of wastewater and sludge treatment processes and control; thorough knowledge of procedures of sampling and sample testing; thorough knowledge of automated process control systems and related software; thorough knowledge of operation and maintenance of plant equipment; thorough knowledge of safety procedures in working in confined space and around hazardous materials. Ability to calculate flow rates, areas, volumes, plant process loading (organic and/or hydraulic) and other standard mathematical calculations associated in the operations of a wastewater treatment facility; ability to make adjustments to process needs based on visual, collected data and mathematical calculations; ability to diagnose equipment problems, organize daily tasks and assignments and to operate a personal computer using standard or customized software applications. Considerable knowledge of occupational hazards and safety standards; ability to prepare clear, concise reports; ability to plan, direct and evaluate plant operations and personnel; ability to establish and maintain effective communications and working relationships.

Language Skills and Interpersonal Communication

Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide assistance to customers (external and internal). Requires the ability to write and speak effectively with fellow employees, City officials, regulatory agencies and the general public; read in English; apply common sense understanding to the work process, procedures, programs and services; and to provide and follow verbal and written instructions. Requires the ability to work as a member of a team in order to accomplish tasks; the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with citizens/customers; superiors, subordinates, other City employees, contractors, and vendors; the ability to provide leadership in the implementation of the principles of work teams and process improvement; and the ability to relate to minorities, women, and other protected classes in the community at all socioeconomic levels; the ability to investigate complaints and identify appropriate corrective action concerning water quality.

Work Environment

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts, toxic or caustic chemicals, outside weather conditions, and risk of electrical shock. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; extreme cold and extreme heat. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Special Requirements

Requires a valid Motor Vehicle Operators License issued by the State of Iowa. Requires an Iowa Grade II Wastewater Operator Certificate or possess sufficient course work and experience to obtain such within six months of hire.

City of Sioux City

WWTP Maintenance Mechanic - IV-6224

Category
Bargaining Units
Department
Waste Water Treatment Plant
Pay Rate
A15
Job Code
IV-6224

Job Description


PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under general direction of the Maintenance Supervisor, assists with the routine and skilled maintenance and repair of the Wastewater Treatment Plant and related facilities and equipment

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION (with or without accommodation)

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Performs maintenance and repair work on plant facilities, pumps, engines, motors, chemical feeders, filters, bar screens, valves, pipes, heat exchangers, air compressors, heating/cooling equipment, aeration equipment, and other major mechanical and hydraulic equipment found in a wastewater treatment facility.
  • Checks grease charts and bearing temperatures to assure proper maintenance of equipment.
  • Changes spark plugs, oil and related items.
  • Welds cast iron, steel, brass, copper, and aluminum.
  • Installs new equipment
  • Fabricates and machines repair parts for equipment; uses lathes, drill presses and other metal working power tools.
  • Inspects mechanical and hydraulic equipment being installed under contracts to insure compliance with contract requirements.
  • Monitors facilities and equipment to identify and repair leaks or other malfunctions.
  • Operates oils and adjusts pumps and machinery; wash filters.
  • Maintains log of maintenance activities, repairs and operations.
  • Maintains buildings and grounds.
  • Keeps records and makes reports.
  • Performs janitorial work.
  • Washes and maintains filters.
  • Collects water samples and conducts routine tests and analysis.
  • Monitors plant operation and controls; and makes adjustments to maintain proper operation.
  • Receives, records and dispatches after hours calls for service.
  • May act in the absence of the wastewater treatment plant operator, if in possession of required certificiation.
  • Maintains regular and punctual attendance at work, accept "on-call" rotations as assigned.
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with officials, other agencies, fellow employees, and the general public.
  • Regularly lifts up to 50 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 75 pounds.
  • Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency. In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in a state of declared emergency.

 

Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Graduation from standard high school or GED, preferably including course work in algebra, chemistry and biology; and five years experience in mechanical maintenance and repair of equipment and machinery, preferably including three years experience in a water or wastewater facility; or any combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

MINIMUM ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Abilities

The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; and smell. Ability to quickly move hands, hands together with arms, or two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects, ability to exert muscle force repeatedly or continuously over time; this involves muscular endurance and resistance to muscle fatigue, ability to use abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time without 'giving out' or fatiguing, ability to quickly and repeatedly bend, stretch, twist, or reach out with body, arms and/or legs. Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you, ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer), ability to see details at a distance, ability to identify and understand the speech of another person, ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

Job Knowledge

Requires a working knowledge of the maintenance and repair of machinery and related mechanical equipment; some knowledge of the waste water treatment system, personal computers and related software, and routine chemical tests for water quality. Knowledge of the operation and maintenance of utility plant operating equipment, low pressure boilers, clarifiers, filters, digesters, pumps, and auxiliary equipment, knowledge of the principles of hydraulics, electricity, combustion and standard safety practices. Ability to diagnose equipment problems and to determine proper remedial action; ability to use a wide variety of hand tools, shop and diagnostic equipment; ability to read piping and wiring diagrams and blueprints; ability to plan and complete assigned work. Ability to read meters, gauges and charts and maintain routine records; operate pumps, hand tools, mowers, computers, and small trucks. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees, City officials and regulatory personnel.

Language Skills and Interpersonal Communication

Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide assistance to employees. Requires the ability to speak clearly, distinctly and effectively with fellow employees; read in English and compare similarities and differences between words and series of numbers; apply common sense understanding to the work process and procedures; and follow verbal and written instructions.

Work Environment

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts, toxic or caustic chemicals, outside weather conditions, and risk of electrical shock. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; extreme cold and extreme heat. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Special Requirements

Requires a valid Motor Vehicle Operators License issued by the State of Iowa. In order to voluntarily act as a plant operator, employees must have possession of an Iowa Grade II Wastewater Treatment License.

City of Sioux City

WWTP Maintenance Mechanic-In-Training - IV-6223

Category
Bargaining Units
Department
Waste Water Treatment Plant
Pay Rate
A12
Job Code
IV-6223

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under guidance and direction of the Wastewater Treatment Plant Superintendent and Wastewater Treatment Plant Maintenance Supervisor, assists with the routine maintenance and repair of the Wastewater Treatment Plant and related facilities and equipment.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Assists in performing maintenance and repair work on plant facilities, pumps, engines, motors, chemical feeders, filters, bar screens, valves, pipes, heat exchangers, air compressors, heating/cooling equipment, aeration equipment, and other major mechanical and hydraulic equipment found in a wastewater treatment facility.
  • Checks grease charts and bearing temperatures to assure proper maintenance of equipment.
  • Changes spark plugs, oil and related equipment.
  • Welds cast iron, steel, brass, copper, and aluminum.
  • Assists in the installation of new equipment.
  • Monitors facilities and equipment to identify and repair leaks or other malfunctions.
  • Operates, oils, and adjusts pumps and machinery.
  • Maintains log of maintenance activities, repairs and operations.
  • Keeps records and makes reports.
  • Performs janitorial work.
  • Washes and maintains filters.
  • Collects water samples .
  • Monitors plant operation and controls; makes adjustments to maintain proper operation.
  • Maintains regular and punctual attendance at work, accept “on-call’ rotations as assigned.
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with officials, other agencies, fellow employees, and the general public.
  • Regularly lifts up to 50 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 75 pounds.
  • Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency. In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in the state of a declared emergency.
Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Graduation from standard high school or GED, preferably including course work in algebra, chemistry and biology; and experience in mechanical maintenance and repair of equipment and machinery, preferably including experience in a water or wastewater facility; or any combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

MINIMUM ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Abilities

The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; and smell. Ability to quickly move hands, hands together with arms, or two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects, ability to exert muscle force repeatedly or continuously over time; this involves muscular endurance and resistance to muscle fatigue, ability to use abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of body repeatedly or continuously over time without ‘giving out’ or fatiguing, ability to quickly and repeatedly bend, stretch, twist, or reach out with body, arms and/or legs. Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you, ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer), ability to see details at a distance, ability to identify and understand the speech of another person, ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

Job Knowledge

Requires a general knowledge of the maintenance and repair of machinery and related mechanical equipment; knowledge of standard safety practices; some knowledge of the wastewater treatment system, personal computers and related software, and routine chemical tests for water quality. The ability to read meters, gauges and charts and maintain routine records; operate pumps, hand tools, mowers, computers, and small trucks; plan and complete assigned work. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees, City officials and regulatory personnel.

Language Skills and Interpersonal Communication

Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide assistance to employees. Requires the ability to speak clearly, distinctly and effectively with fellow employees; read in English and compare similarities and differences between words and series of numbers; apply common sense understanding to the work process and procedures; and follow verbal and written instructions.

Work Environment

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts, toxic or caustic chemicals, outside weather conditions, and risk of electrical shock. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; extreme cold and extreme heat. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Special Requirements

Requires a valid Motor Vehicle Operators License issued by the State of Iowa

City of Sioux City

WWTP Operator - IV-6228

Category
Bargaining Units
Department
Waste Water Treatment Plant
Pay Rate
A15
Job Code
IV-6228

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under general direction of the Waste Water Treatment Plant Operations Supervisor, is responsible for the operation, maintenance and repair of the waste water treatment plant and related facilities and equipment on assigned shift.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION (with or without accommodation)

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned as necessary.

Operates wastewater system (conventional treatment plant, spray irrigation system, lift stations, holding tanks, grease traps, etc.) to provide compliance with applicable state and federal regulations; conducts routine inspections of all related facilities.

Operates, monitors and adjusts chemical dosage control.

Operates, monitors and controls the distribution system to meet demands.

Collects water samples and conducts field tests and analysis to maintain proper quality control.

Performs maintenance and repair work on plant facilities, pumps, wells and related equipment.

Monitors facilities and equipment to identify and repair leaks or other malfunctions.

Operates water filters, washes and maintains filters.

Trains other employees concerning operations and maintenance.

Receives, records and dispatches after hours calls for service.

Collects and analyzes samples required for compliance and process control.

Takes and records system operation readings according to prescribed schedules.

Maintains daily logs, records plant operating data as required in logs and operations software.

Performs maintenance of the wastewater system including maintaining and calibrating hand-held and on-line monitoring equipment and treatment equipment as required.

Perform general housekeeping duties.

Follow City’s environmental, health and safety policies and report unsafe conditions.

Maintains regular and punctual attendance at work, accepts "on-call" rotation as assigned.

Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with fellow employees, City officials and regulatory personnel.

Regularly lifts up to 25 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 50 pounds.

Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency. In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in a state of declared emergency.

Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Graduation from standard high school or GED, preferably with course work in chemistry and biology and three (3) years of experience working in a wastewater treatment facility or any combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

MINIMUM ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Abilities

The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; and smell. Ability to quickly move hands, hands together with arms, or two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects, ability to exert muscle force repeatedly or continuously over time; this involves muscular endurance and resistance to muscle fatigue, ability to use abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time without 'giving out' or fatiguing, ability to quickly and repeatedly bend, stretch, twist, or reach out with body, arms and/or legs. Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you, ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer), ability to see details at a distance, ability to identify and understand the speech of another person, ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

Job Knowledge

Possess a thorough knowledge of treatment processes that include: screenings, grit removal, clarification, activated sludge, anaerobic digestion and solids handling, disinfection, and septage. Knowledge of methods and precautions in storing and handling chlorine and other industrial chemicals. Requires a thorough knowledge of the maintenance and repair of machinery and related mechanical equipment, the overall pumping and waste water treatment process and system, computers skills with proficiency in related software, laboratory equipment and complex chemical tests for water quality. Prepare and maintain accurate paperwork such as records, logs orders, surveys, and routine reports as directed. Perform standardized water process control, monitoring, and compliance sampling and testing. Ability to read meters, gauges and charts and maintain routine records; operate pumps and hand tools. Ability to work alone and without immediate supervision.

Language Skills and Interpersonal Communication

Requires effective communication skills. Requires the ability to write and speak clearly, distinctly and effectively with fellow employees and the general public; read in English and compare similarities and differences between words and series of numbers; apply common sense understanding to the work process, procedures, programs and services; and to provide and follow written instructions; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with City officials and staff, business representatives and the general public.

Work Environment

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts, toxic or caustic chemicals, risk of electrical shock, and vibration. The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and fumes or airborne particles. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places and outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Special Requirements

Requires a valid Motor Vehicle Operators License issued by the State of Iowa. Requires as an Iowa Grade I Wastewater Operator Certificate and the ability to obtain a Grade II Wastewater Operator Certificate within one year of hire. Preference for candidates with a strong drive to obtain an Iowa Grade III Wastewater Operator Certificate. 

City of Sioux City

WWTP Operator-In-Training - IV-6229

Category
Bargaining Units
Department
Waste Water Treatment Plant
Job Type
Non-Exempt
Pay Rate
A12
Job Code
IV-6229

Date Adopted
July 11, 2011
Date Revised
October 2016
Approved Res.No
2011-000479 & 2016-0878
Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

Under guidance and direction of the Wastewater Treatment Plant Operations Supervisor, assists with the operation, maintenance and repair of the Wastewater Treatment Plant and related facilities and equipment.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION (with or without accommodation):
The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

• Operates wastewater system (conventional treatment plant, spray irrigation system, lift stations, holding tanks, grease traps, etc.) to provide compliance with applicable state and federal regulations; conducts routine inspections of all related facilities.
• Operates, monitors and adjusts chemical dosage control.
• Operates, monitors and controls the distribution system to meet demands.
• Collects water samples and conducts field tests and analysis to maintain proper quality control.
• Performs maintenance and repair work on plant facilities, pumps, wells and related equipment.
• Monitors facilities and equipment to identify and repair leaks or other malfunctions.
• Operates water filters, washes and maintains filters.
• Takes and records system operation readings according to prescribed schedules.
• Maintains daily logs, records plant operating data as required in logs and operations software.
• Performs maintenance of the wastewater system including maintaining and calibrating hand-held and on-line monitoring equipment and treatment equipment as required.
• Perform general housekeeping duties.
• Follow City’s environmental, health and safety policies and report unsafe conditions.
• Maintains regular and punctual attendance at work, accept “on-call’ rotations as assigned.
• Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with officials, other agencies, fellow employees, and the general public.
• Regularly lifts up to 25 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 50 pounds.
• Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency. In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in the state of a declared emergency.

Preferred Skills

MINIMUM PHYSICAL AND MENTAL ABILITES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Cognitive Demands, Skills and Abilities: Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you, ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer), ability to see details at a distance, ability to identify and understand the speech of another person, ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

Job Knowledge: Requires a general knowledge of treatment processes that may include: screenings, grit removal, clarification, activated sludge, anaerobic digestion and solids handling, disinfection, septage, and chemical handling. Requires a general knowledge of the maintenance and repair of machinery and related mechanical equipment, the overall pumping and wastewater treatment process and system, computer skills and related software, laboratory equipment and water quality testing. Prepare and maintain accurate paperwork such as records, log orders, surveys, and routine reports as directed. Perform standardized water process control, monitoring, and compliance sampling and testing. Ability to read meters, gauges and charts, and maintain routine records; operate pumps and hand tools.

Language Ability and Interpersonal Communication: Requires effective communication skills. Requires the ability to write and speak clearly, distinctly and effectively with fellow employees and the general public; read in English and compare similarities and differences between words and series of numbers; apply common sense understanding to the work process, procedures, programs and services; and to provide and follow written instructions; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with City officials and staff, business representatives and the general public.

Physical Requirements: The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; and smell. Ability to quickly move hands, hands together with arms, or two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects, ability to exert muscle force repeatedly or continuously over time; this involves muscular endurance and resistance to muscle fatigue, ability to use abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of body repeatedly or continuously over time without ‘giving out’ or fatiguing, ability to quickly and repeatedly bend, stretch, twist, or reach out with body, arms and/or legs.

Regularly lifts up to 25 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 50 pounds.

Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts, toxic or caustic chemicals, outside weather conditions, and risk of electrical shock. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; extreme cold and extreme heat. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Special Requirements: Must be able to obtain the Iowa DNR Grade I Water Operation Certificate and Grade I Water Distribution Certificate within 12 months and an Iowa DNR Grade II Water Operations Certificate and Grade II Water Distribution Certificate within 24 months of the date of hire.


REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND ACCEPTABLE EXPERIENCE/ TRAINING:

Graduation from standard high school or GED, preferably including course work in algebra, chemistry and biology; and experience working in a wastewater treatment facility or any combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

PRE-EMPLOYMENT SCREENINGS:

Pre-employment screenings may include but are not limited to: criminal background search and drug and alcohol screen.

The City of Sioux City is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages employees and prospective employees to discuss needed accommodations with the appropriate City representatives.

City of Sioux City

Zoning Enforcement Officer - IV-5227

Category
Bargaining Units
Department
Community Development
Pay Rate
A20
Job Code
IV-5227

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under the general direction of the Community Development Operations Manager, performs administrative and technical work in the enforcement of the City zoning and sign ordinances.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION (with or without accommodation)

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Reviews building plans for compliance with zoning and sign regulations and Floodplain management regulations.
  • Prepares various reports, memos and other correspondence.
  • Reviews plans for proposed construction and work under construction for compliance with zoning and sign regulations including Floodplain management.
  • Gives information on and promotes understanding of and compliance with zoning and sign regulations.
  • Investigates zoning and sign problems and may conduct field inspections to examine special zoning and sign problems.
  • Attends meetings as requested, providing technical information.
  • Consults with contractors, architects and the general public on zoning and sign matters and Floodplain management.
  • Updates official zoning maps.
  • Recommends zoning changes.
  • Reviews Planning and Zoning Commission agendas, making recommendation when appropriate.
  • Makes inspections during the progress of erection, construction, repair, or alteration of signs and billboards to insure
  • compliance with building, sign and zoning regulations.
  • Makes inspections of existing signs for hazardous conditions, structural failures or improper uses.
  • Issues permits and approves final inspection certificates.
  • Performs other directly related duties consistent with the role and function of the position as assigned by Community
  • Development Operations Manager.
  • Maintains regular and prompt attendance at work.
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with officials, other agencies, fellow employees, and the general public.
  • Regularly lifts and/or up to 10 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 30 pounds.
  • Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency. In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in a state of declared emergency.
Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Graduation from a standard high school or equivalent supplemented by college or technical school course work in architecture, engineering and ArcView, or related field, with some working experience in the administration and enforcement of zoning and sign regulations; or any combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

MINIMUM ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Abilities

Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you, ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer), ability to see details at a distance, ability to identify and understand the speech of another person, ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

Job Knowledge

Knowledge of the laws, rules and regulations pertaining to zoning and signs; ability to prepare and review reports and correspondence clearly and concisely; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with builders, property owners and others; ability to read and interpret building plans, blueprint reading and use of drafting equipment. Ability to exercise good judgment.

Language Skills and Interpersonal Communication

Requires effective communication skills and the ability to write and speak clearly, distinctly and effectively with fellow employees and the general public; read in English and compare similarities and differences between words and series of numbers; apply common sense understanding to the work process, procedures, programs and services; provide and follow verbal and written instructions; and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with City officials, City staff, business representatives, and other governmental agencies.

Work Environment

Seventy-five percent of work is performed in a traditional inside office environment with appropriate heating and cooling and is not subject to significant occupational or environmental hazards other than those normally associated with general public contact, dust or odors. Field conditions outdoors are varying weather conditions, with varying street level noise; and touring properties that are undeveloped, in various stages of development, including properties where construction is in progress. Twenty five percent of work is outdoors or traveling under varying conditions.

Special Requirements

The position requires a valid Iowa driver’s license, or the ability to provide reliable transportation.

Fire

The Sioux City Professional Fire Fighter's Association Local 7, International Association of Fire Fighters (AFL-CIO-CLC)

Fire Department Supervisory Employees

Sioux City Fire Department

Assistant Fire Chief - IV-5108

Category
Fire
Department
Fire Rescue
Pay Rate
R01
Job Code
IV-5108

Job Description

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Reports directly to the Fire Chief. Serves as Commanding Officer with responsibilities of planning, organizing, directing and controlling the emergency and non-emergency activities of the fire department for an assigned shift. Does related work as required.

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: This is an administrative, supervisory, and technical position. The assistant fire chief serves as a member of the fire department command staff and as the fire department liaison on assigned committees. The assistant fire chief mitigates emergencies utilizing the Incident Command System when supervising the emergency activities of the fire department on a assigned shift. The work may involve physical exertion and elements of physical danger. Administrative duties include assisting the fire chief in personnel deployment, planning and research, preparing the budget, purchasing of supplies and equipment, and coordination of equipment maintenance. The assistant fire chief is responsible for the supervision of all fire suppression personnel and proper maintenance of fire stations, apparatus, and equipment on an assigned shift. The assistant fire chief will maintain a safe and healthful work environment, review all required reports, and ensure continuity between shifts by documenting and relaying information, irregularities, and actions taken. The assistant fire chief will evaluate performance, counsel, and discipline assigned subordinates in accordance with fire department rules and regulations, standard operating procedures, and city administrative policies. The assistant fire chief also has the responsibility for the operation of the fire department in the absence or disability of the fire chief. All work is under the general direction, supervision, and review of the Fire Chief.

EXAMPLES OF WORK: (Illustrative only)

Emergency duties include

Responds to fire and other emergency alarms in the city on an assigned shift and may respond to other emergencies such as mutual aid requests, or as directed by the fire chief; Upon arrival at an emergency scene the Assistant Chief will normally assume the position of incident commander; As incident commander, will direct proper deployment of personnel, apparatus, and other resources on the emergency scene in order to effectively mitigate the incident; As incident commander, calls for additional personnel, apparatus, and resources as needed. This may include the utilization of all fire department and city resources and calling outside agencies; After the emergency incident is controlled, assists in determining the cause and origin; Other duties as assigned.

Non-emergency duties include

Commands and coordinates the work of all personnel, apparatus and equipment on an assigned shift; Assists the fire chief with planning and organizing departmental operation with respect to personnel, equipment, and apparatus; Coordinates assigned training activities on an assigned shift; Records and files required occupational safety and health act documents; Checks all individual reports and all company reports for accuracy; Periodically visits each station on an assigned shift in order to inspect personnel, station apparatus, equipment, and records. Other duties as assigned.

Preferred Skills

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Thorough knowledge in the area of fire behavior, fire fighting evolutions, fire fighting tactics, incident command system, instructional methodology, Fire Department Rules and Regulations, city administrative policies, and other related standards and regulations associated with emergency response and supervision of resources at the division level. General knowledge of special operations such as hazardous materials, confined space rescue, high angle rescue, vehicle extrication, etc. Thorough knowledge of management principles and fundamentals. The ability to operate technical equipment, such as personal computers, defibrillators, combustible gas indicators, etc. Ability to react quickly and calmly in emergencies to direct the work of multiple fire companies. Ability to effectively communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Must have good social skills. Shall maintain required certifications, such as emergency medical status, etc., as required by policies or statutes. Must be in good physical condition.

ACCEPTABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING: An associate’s degree in Fire Science or related field supplemented by approved training in Fire administration, inspection, and prevention with a bachelor’s degree in Fire Science or related field preferable; extensive experience in emergency operations, including supervisory experience at the level of Fire Lieutenant or Fire Captain; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

 

Approved Resolution No.2000-8925
Dated March 20, 2000

Sioux City Fire Department

Fire Captain - IV-5107

Category
Fire
Department
Fire Rescue
Pay Rate
F03
Job Code
IV-5107

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Reports directly to an assistant chief in performing supervisory and skilled work. Serves as commanding officer with responsibilities of planning, organizing and directing the daily activities of an assigned fire station and apparatus. Supervises and engages directly in emergency operations. Will be assigned as the chief coordinator of a specialized operation, i.e. department training officer, hazardous materials team, confined space rescue, etc.; does related work as required.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION (with or without accommodation)

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Mitigates emergencies utilizing the Incident Command System while supervising the activities of a fire company or multiple companies at emergency scenes.
  • Provides direct supervision to subordinates.
  • Responsible for the maintenance of assigned fire station, grounds, apparatus, and equipment; shall establish written policies to ensure compliance.
  • Establishes fire inspection sections and assigns inspectors for the fire station’s assigned district.
  • Conducts surveys and inspections; enforces fire codes; and develops and conducts educational and training programs for the public to prevent fire damage and promote public safety.
  • Maintains and improves subordinate firefighters’ professional and technical knowledge by identifying training needs; develop programs and present training; and assess training to job application.
  • Maintain budgeted resources by ensuring reasonable economy in the use of requisitioned supplies.
  • In an incident command system, acts as the incident commander or fills any role in the system.
  • Maintains a safe and healthful work environment by identifying and anticipating concerns and hazards; enforcing safety systems, policies, and procedures; training employees in safe practices; developing and recommending safety policies and procedures.
  • Evaluate performance, counsel and discipline assigned subordinates in accordance with Fire Department and City standard operating procedures and administrative policies.
  • Disciplines subordinates for cause in accordance with Fire Department and City standard operating procedures and administrative policy.
  • May be required to act in the capacity of an assistant chief.
  • Maintains regular and punctual attendance and working hours.
  • Regularly lifts and/or moves up to 30 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 100 pounds.
  • Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency. In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to
  • work in a state of declared emergency.
Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Graduation from High School or GED and a minimum certification as an Emergency Medical Technicain Basic (EMTB) is required. State certification as Fire Fighter I and II, Inspector I, Instructor I, Fire Officer, and an associate’s degree in fire science or a related field is highly desirable; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

MINIMUM ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Abilities

Ability to work as a member of a team while functioning as an individual. Ability to supervise and administer the appropriate medical care in all environments and conditions. Ability to recognize dangerous and potentially dangerous environments involving hostile patients or other individuals. Ability to properly use emergency service equipment and tools. Ability to safely operate fire apparatus vehicles. Ability to operate technical equipment such as personal computers, defibrillators, combustible gas indicators, power tools, and equipment. Ability to reference technical information and to properly apply that information in response to all incidents. Ability to communicate verbally with the public and other city employees. Ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with other city employees and with the public. Ability to complete accurate reports. Abillity to maintain good physical condition. Ability to work for long periods of time requiring sustained physical activity and intense concentration. Ability to know when to wear and how to function in personal protective equipment and selfcontained breathing apparatus.

Job Knowledge

Basic knowledge of math, physics and chemistry required. Knowledge of medical terminology and concepts related to emergency medical care. Knowledge of protocols, standards of care, and standard operating procedures appropriate to the level of EMT certification held. Knowledge of streets, buildings and target areas of the City. Proficient in fire suppression, rescue, emergency medical procedures, hazardous materials mitigation, fire prevention and public education methods and procedures. Thorough knowledge in the areas of fire behavior, fire fighting evolution, fire fighting tactics, Incident Command System, instructional methodology, Fire Department Rules and Regulations, City Administrative Policies, and other related standards associated with emergency response. Ability to supervise others. All fire fighters are expected to quickly learn how to drive and operate emergency vehicles, learn the street layouts of Sioux City, become proficient in the safe use of various tools and equipment, and follow safe and healthy work practices by adhering to departmental safety/health policies and procedures.

Language Ability and Interpersonal Communication

The work requires strict adherence to departmental rules and regulations. Superiors make assignments of specific tasks and indicate methods and procedures to be followed. Assignments may be made through either oral or written instructions. Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide assistance to members of the public in need. Ability to give direction to other people during training or while responding to emergency situations. Ability to express oneself clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instruction; apply common sense understanding to the work process, procedures, programs and services; and to provide and follow verbal and written instructions. Requires the ability to work as a member of a team in order to accomplish tasks; the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the general public. Must be able to effectively interact with others to resolve problems and conflicts.

Work Environment

The work involves physical exertion and elements of personal danger. The work is closely monitored in process and is inspected upon completion. Requires ability to work with general public. Must be able to work 24 hour shifts to include weekends, evenings and holidays. Travel and work in all types of weather extremes; must be mobile and able to visit businesses and organizations within the metro area. 

Special Requirements

Must possess or be able to obtain a valid Iowa Driver’s License. Must possess at least Emergency Medical Technician Basic (EMTB) certification. The City of Sioux City is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages employees and prospective employees to discuss needed accommodations with the appropriate City representatives.

 

Approved Resolution: 2012-000531
Dated: August 6, 2012

Sioux City Fire Department

Fire Captain AEMT - IV-5114

Category
Fire
Department
Fire Rescue
Pay Rate
F3A
Job Code
IV-5114

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Reports directly to an assistant chief in performing supervisory and skilled work. Serves as commanding officer with responsibilities of planning, organizing and directing the daily activities of an assigned fire station and apparatus. Supervises and engages directly in emergency operations. Will be assigned as the chief coordinator of a specialized operation, i.e. department training officer, hazardous materials team, confined space rescue, etc.; does related work as required.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION (with or without accommodation)

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Mitigates emergencies utilizing the Incident Command System while supervising the activities of a fire company or multiple companies at emergency scenes; acts as the incident commander or fills any role in the system.
  • Directs the overall patient care appropriate to the AEMT level of EMT certification; obtains history from patients and performs documentation including but not limited to patient care reports and journal entries.
  • Provides direct supervision to subordinates; evaluate performance, counsel and discipline assigned subordinates in accordance with Fire Department and City standard operating procedures and administrative policies; disciplines subordinates for cause in accordance with Fire Department and City standard operating procedures and administrative policy.
  • Responsible for the maintenance of assigned fire station, grounds, apparatus, and equipment; shall establish written policies to ensure compliance.
  • Establishes fire inspection sections and assigns inspectors for the fire station’s assigned district; conducts surveys and inspections; enforces fire codes; and develops and conducts educational and training programs for the public to prevent fire damage and promote public safety.
  • Maintains and improves subordinate firefighters’ professional and technical knowledge by identifying training needs; develop programs and present training; and assess training to job application.
  • Maintain budgeted resources by ensuring reasonable economy in the use of requisitioned supplies.
  • Maintains a safe and healthful work environment by identifying and anticipating concerns and hazards; enforcing safety systems, policies, and procedures; training employees in safe practices; developing and recommending safety policies and procedures.
  • May be required to act in the capacity of an assistant chief.
  • Maintains regular and punctual attendance and working hours.
  • Regularly lifts and/or moves up to 30 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 100 pounds.
  • Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency. In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in a state of declared emergency.
Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Graduation from High School or GED and an Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT) certification are required. State certification as Fire Fighter I and II, Inspector I, Instructor I, Fire Officer, an associate’s degree in fire science or a related field is highly desirable; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

MINIMUM ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Abilities

Ability to work as a member of a team while functioning as an individual. Ability to supervise and administer the appropriate medical care in all environments and conditions. Ability to recognize dangerous and potentially dangerous environments involving hostile patients or other individuals. Ability to properly use emergency service equipment and tools. Ability to safely operate fire apparatus vehicles. Ability to operate technical equipment such as personal computers, defibrillators, combustible gas indicators, power tools, and equipment. Ability to reference technical information and to properly apply that information in response to all incidents. Ability to communicate verbally with the public and other city employees. Ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with other city employees and with the public. Ability to complete accurate reports. Ability to maintain good physical condition. Ability to work for long periods of time requiring sustained physical activity and intense concentration. Ability to know when to wear and how to function in personal protective equipment and selfcontained breathing apparatus.

Job Knowledge

Basic knowledge of math, physics and chemistry required. Knowledge of medical terminology and concepts related to emergency medical care. Knowledge of protocols, standards of care, and standard operating procedures appropriate to the AEMT level of EMT certification. Knowledge of streets, buildings and target areas of the City. Proficient in fire suppression, rescue, emergency medical procedures, hazardous materials mitigation, fire prevention and public education methods and procedures. Thorough knowledge in the areas of fire behavior, fire fighting evolution, fire fighting tactics, Incident Command System, instructional methodology, Fire Department Rules and Regulations, City Administrative Policies, and other related standards associated with emergency response. Ability to supervise others. All fire fighters are expected to quickly learn how to drive and operate emergency vehicles, learn the street layouts of Sioux City, become proficient in the safe use of various tools and equipment, and follow safe and healthy work practices by adhering to departmental safety/health policies and procedures.

Language Ability and Interpersonal Communication

The work requires strict adherence to departmental rules and regulations. Superiors make assignments of specific tasks and indicate methods and procedures to be followed. Assignments may be made through either oral or written instructions. Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide assistance to members of the public in need. Ability to give direction to other people during training or while responding to emergency situations. Ability to express oneself clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instruction; apply common sense understanding to the work process, procedures, programs and services; and to provide and follow verbal and written instructions. Requires the ability to work as a member of a team in order to accomplish tasks; the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the general public. Ability to effectively interact with others to resolve problems and conflicts.

Work Environment

The work involves physical exertion and elements of personal danger. The work is closely monitored in process and is inspected upon completion. Ability to work with general public. Must be able to work 24 hour shifts to include weekends, evenings and holidays. Travel and work in all types of weather extremes; must be mobile and able to visit businesses and organizations within the metro area. 

Special Requirements

Must possess or be able to obtain a valid Iowa Driver’s License. Must possess at least Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AMTP) certification. 

 

Approved Resolution 2013-000620
Dated August 12, 2013

Sioux City Fire Department

Fire Captain Paramedic - IV-5111

Category
Fire
Department
Fire Rescue
Pay Rate
F3P
Job Code
IV-5111

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Reports directly to an assistant chief in performing supervisory and skilled work. Serves as commanding officer with responsibilities of planning, organizing and directing the daily activities of an assigned fire station and apparatus. Supervises and engages directly in emergency operations. Will be assigned as the chief coordinator of a specialized operation, i.e. department training officer, hazardous materials team, confined space rescue, etc.; does related work as required.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION (with or without accommodation)

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Mitigates emergencies utilizing the Incident Command System while supervising the activities of a fire company or multiple companies at emergency scenes; acts as the incident commander or fills any role in the system.
  • Directs the overall patient care appropriate to the Paramedic level of EMT certification; obtains history from patients and performs documentation including but not limited to patient care reports and journal entries.
  • Provides direct supervision to subordinates; evaluate performance, counsel and discipline assigned subordinates in accordance with Fire Department and City standard operating procedures and administrative policies; disciplines subordinates for cause in accordance with Fire Department and City standard operating procedures and administrative policy.
  • Responsible for the maintenance of assigned fire station, grounds, apparatus, and equipment; shall establish written policies to ensure compliance.
  • Establishes fire inspection sections and assigns inspectors for the fire station’s assigned district; conducts surveys and inspections; enforces fire codes; and develops and conducts educational and training programs for the public to prevent fire damage and promote public safety.
  • Maintains and improves subordinate firefighters’ professional and technical knowledge by identifying training needs; develop programs and present training; and assess training to job application.
  • Maintain budgeted resources by ensuring reasonable economy in the use of requisitioned supplies.
  • Maintains a safe and healthful work environment by identifying and anticipating concerns and hazards; enforcing safety systems, policies, and procedures; training employees in safe practices; developing and recommending safety policies and procedures.
  • May be required to act in the capacity of an assistant chief.
  • Maintains regular and punctual attendance and working hours.
  • Regularly lifts and/or moves up to 30 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 100 pounds.
  • Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency. In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in a state of declared emergency
Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Graduation from High School or GED and an Emergency Medical Technician Paramedic (EMTP) certification are required. State certification as Fire Fighter I and II, Inspector I, Instructor I, Fire Officer, an associate’s degree in fire science or a related field is highly desirable; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. 

MINIMUM ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Abilities

Ability to work as a member of a team while functioning as an individual. Ability to supervise and administer the appropriate medical care in all environments and conditions. Ability to recognize dangerous and potentially dangerous environments involving hostile patients or other individuals. Ability to properly use emergency service equipment and tools. Ability to safely operate fire apparatus vehicles. Ability to operate technical equipment such as personal computers, defibrillators, combustible gas indicators, power tools, and equipment. Ability to reference technical information and to properly apply that information in response to all incidents. Ability to communicate verbally with the public and other city employees. Ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with other city employees and with the public. Ability to complete accurate reports. Ability to maintain good physical condition. Ability to work for long periods of time requiring sustained physical activity and intense concentration. Ability to know when to wear and how to function in personal protective equipment and selfcontained breathing apparatus.

Job Knowledge

Basic knowledge of math, physics and chemistry required. Knowledge of medical terminology and concepts related to emergency medical care. Knowledge of protocols, standards of care, and standard operating procedures appropriate to the Paramedic level of EMT certification. Knowledge of streets, buildings and target areas of the City. Proficient in fire suppression, rescue, emergency medical procedures, hazardous materials mitigation, fire prevention and public education methods and procedures. Thorough knowledge in the areas of fire behavior, fire fighting evolution, fire fighting tactics, Incident Command System, instructional methodology, Fire Department Rules and Regulations, City Administrative Policies, and other related standards associated with emergency response. Ability to supervise others. All fire fighters are expected to quickly learn how to drive and operate emergency vehicles, learn the street layouts of Sioux City, become proficient in the safe use of various tools and equipment, and follow safe and healthy work practices by adhering to departmental safety/health policies and procedures.

Language Ability and Interpersonal Communication

The work requires strict adherence to departmental rules and regulations. Superiors make assignments of specific tasks and indicate methods and procedures to be followed. Assignments may be made through either oral or written instructions. Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide assistance to members of the public in need. Ability to give direction to other people during training or while responding to emergency situations. Ability to express oneself clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instruction; apply common sense understanding to the work process, procedures, programs and services; and to provide and follow verbal and written instructions. Requires the ability to work as a member of a team in order to accomplish tasks; the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the general public. Ability to effectively interact with others to resolve problems and conflicts.

Work Environment

The work involves physical exertion and elements of personal danger. The work is closely monitored in process and is inspected upon completion. Ability to work with general public. Must be able to work 24 hour shifts to include weekends, evenings and holidays. Travel and work in all types of weather extremes; must be mobile and able to visit businesses and organizations within the metro area.

Special Requirements

Must possess or be able to obtain a valid Iowa Driver’s License. Must possess at least Emergency Medical Technician Paramedic (EMTP) certification. The City of Sioux City is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages employees and prospective employees to discuss needed accommodations with the appropriate City representatives.

 

Approved Resolution: 2012-000530
Dated: August 6, 2012

Sioux City Fire Department

Fire Chief - IV-5190

Category
Fire
Department
Fire Rescue
Pay Rate
E01
Job Code
IV-5190

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under the general direction of the City Manager, administers activities of the City Fire Department; responsible for the protection of life and property from all natural and man-made disasters through the direction and oversight of all fire fighting activities. Administrative duties include; operating and capital budget preparation and submittal for all Fire Department divisions, Fire Department correspondence to the Mayor and City Council, and effective and efficient use of personnel and equipment in carrying out fire fighting activities. Makes administrative and operational decisions pertaining to emergency and non-emergency policies and directives, fire prevention standards, as well as training within the limitations of laws, regulations and established policies.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION (with or without accommodation)

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Plans, organizes, assigns, and directs departmental operations with respect to equipment, apparatus, and personnel; provides for the training, discipline, hiring, and promotion of personnel.
  • Prepares memos on technical matters of fire operations and responds to all requests from the City Manager, City Council and other City departments, in reference to matters relating to the Fire Department.
  • Directs the preparation and analysis of all Fire Department's reports and records to ensure efficient operation, to meet service demands and to comply with authorized requests for information regarding activities and personnel of the department.
  • Prepares the department budget for review with the City Manager and City Council and makes recommendations for improvements of service.
  • Addresses civic and other groups regarding the activities and programs of the department, explains and promotes public understanding of its work.
  • Determines departmental goals and objectives; makes recommendations to the City Council on matters relating to the Fire Department.
  • Researches new concepts and methods which are directed toward improving departmental efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Monitors performance of department personnel and personally provides performance reviews for all Staff Officers.
  • Evaluates performance and responds to issues or concerns as appropriate.
  • Performs other directly related duties consistent with the role and function of the position as assigned by City Manager.
  • Maintains regular and punctual attendance and working hours.
  • Regularly lifts up to 10 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 30 pounds.
  • Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency. In the event that an employee is excused from work other than illness or injury, they will be required to report to work in a state of declared emergency
Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in fire management, public or business administration, or other related field, supplemented by completion of approved training in fire department administration, operations, inspection and prevention. Any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skill and abilities. 

MINIMUM ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Abilities

Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you, ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer), ability to see details at a distance, ability to identify and understand the speech of another person, ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

Job Knowledge

Comprehensive knowledge of the principles, practices, procedures and equipment used in modern fire fighting and in the protection of life and property from all man-made and natural disasters; comprehensive knowledge of the uses and limitations of the various types of apparatus, equipment and technology used by the department and of their operational and maintenance requirements; thorough knowledge of effective methods of leading, planning, training, assigning and directing personnel and equipment for the most efficient use for small, as well as large or complex and dangerous disasters; thorough knowledge of recent developments, current literature and sources of information in municipal fire administration; ability to plan, organize and implement programs of fire administration, personnel training and fire prevention; ability to express oneself clearly and concisely, orally and in writing, to groups and to individuals; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with civic and official organizations, and the general public, as well as to supervise, command, and hold the respect of subordinates; good judgment; good physical condition.

Language Skills and Interpersonal Communication

Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide assistance to customers (external and internal). Requires the ability to write and speak effectively with fellow employees, City Council, and the general public; read in English; apply common sense understanding to the work process, procedures, programs and services; and to provide and follow verbal and written instructions. Requires the ability to work as a member of a team in order to accomplish tasks; the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, the general public, and other government agencies; and the ability to relate to minorities, women, and other protected classes in the community at all socioeconomic levels.

Work Environment

Ninety percent of work is performed in a normal inside office environment with appropriate heating and cooling and is not subject to significant occupational or environmental hazards other than those normally associated with general public contact, dust or odors. On occasion, the work may involve hazards normally associated with active fire fighting. Field conditions outdoors with varying weather conditions, street level noises; and visiting locations within the community whose environment may be different from the City’s. Travel in all types of weather extremes to attend training and/or meetings, conferences, and workshops; must be mobile and able to visit citizens and businesses within the metro area.

Special Requirements

Possession of a valid Iowa driver’s license or the ability to provide reliable transportation. 

 

Approved Resolution: #000358
Dated: May 05, 2008

Sioux City Fire Department

Fire Fighter - IV-5105

Category
Fire
Department
Fire Rescue
Job Type
Non-Exempt
Pay Rate
F01
Job Code
IV-5105

Date Revised
August 6, 2012
Approved Res.No
2012-000530
Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Reports directly to a company commander. Engages directly in emergency operations. Additionally, performs non-emergency functions such as fire prevention and public education activities; drives and operates fire vehicles and emergency equipment; assists in the maintenance and repair of fire stations, vehicles and equipment; does related work as required.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION (with or without accommodation)

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Works an assigned tour of duty at a fire station and responds with fire department apparatus to the scenes of emergencies.
  • Promptly and efficiently executes directives or orders issued by supervisors.
  • Performs rescue and evacuation of persons from structures and other life-threatening situations.
  • Performs hazardous tasks in emergency conditions.
  • Provides emergency medical treatment to sick and injured persons.
  • Engages in fire fighting activities such as operating a fire apparatus at hydrant and at draft, handle hose lines for fire suppression, make or create openings in roofs and floors for ventilation, perform salvage and overhaul operations, and raise and/or climb fire ladders.
  • Drives, maintains and operates fire apparatus and other fire department vehicles.
  • Serves temporarily in the capacity of a company commander in his/her absence.
  • Inspects the condition of apparatus daily and services motorized apparatus as directed.
  • Performs a wide variety of routine tasks in connection with the maintenance of a fire station and grounds.
  • Cleans, maintains and makes minor repairs to fire fighting equipment, tools and appliances.
  • Prepares, conducts and participates in training programs as directed.
  • Inspects properties and facilities within an assigned district for fire hazards and assists in educating the public in fire safety.
  • Performs routine maintenance (above ground) on fire hydrants to ensure proper operation.
  • Keeps records and makes reports.
  • Enters and updates data on computers.
  • Maintains regular and punctual attendance and working hours.
  • Regularly lifts and/or moves up to 30 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 100 pounds.
  • Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency. In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in a state of declared emergency
Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Graduation from High School or GED and at least certification as an Emergency Medical Technician Basic (EMTB) are required. State certification as Fire Fighter I or II, and enrollment in or completion of an associate’s degree in fire science or a related field is highly desirable; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

MINIMUM ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Abilities

Ability to work as a member of a team while functioning as an individual. Ability to supervise and administer the appropriate medical care in all environments and conditions. Ability to recognize dangerous and potentially dangerous environments involving hostile patients or other individuals. Ability to properly use emergency service equipment and tools. Ability to safely operate fire apparatus vehicles. Ability to reference technical information and to properly apply that information in response to all incidents. Ability to communicate verbally with the public and other city employees. Ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with other city employees and with the public. Ability to complete accurate reports. Ability maintain good physical condition. Ability to work for long periods of time requiring sustained physical activity and intense concentration. Ability to know when to wear and how to function in personal protective equipment and self-contained breathing apparatus.

Job Knowledge

Basic knowledge of math, physics and chemistry required. Knowledge of medical terminology and concepts related to emergency medical care. Knowledge of protocols, standards of care, and standard operating procedures appropriate to the level of EMT certification held. Knowledge of streets, buildings and target areas of the City. Must be proficient in fire suppression, rescue, emergency medical procedures, hazardous materials mitigation, fire prevention and public education methods and procedures. All fire fighters are expected to quickly learn how to drive and operate emergency vehicles, learn the street layouts of Sioux City, become proficient in the safe use of various tools and equipment, and follow safe and healthy work practices by adhering to departmental safety/health policies and procedures.

Language Ability and Interpersonal Communication

The work requires strict adherence to departmental rules and regulations. Superiors make assignments of specific tasks and indicate methods and procedures to be followed. Assignments may be made through either oral or written instructions. Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide assistance to members of the public in need. Ability to give direction to other people during training or while responding to emergency situations. Ability to express oneself clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instruction; apply common sense understanding to the work process, procedures, programs and services; and to provide and follow verbal and written instructions. Requires the ability to work as a member of a team in order to accomplish tasks; the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the general public. Ability to effectively interact with others to resolve problems and conflicts.

Work Environment

The work involves physical exertion and elements of personal danger. The work is closely monitored in process and is inspected upon completion. Ability to work with general public. Must be able to work 24 hour shifts to include weekends, evenings and holidays. Travel and work in all types of weather extremes; must be mobile and able to visit businesses and organizations within the metro area. 

Special Requirements

Must possess or be able to obtain a valid Iowa Driver’s License. Must possess at least Emergency Medical Technician Basic (EMTB) certification.The City of Sioux City is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages employees and prospective employees to discuss needed accommodations with the appropriate City representatives.

 

Sioux City Fire Department

Fire Fighter AEMT - IV-5112

Category
Fire
Department
Fire Rescue
Pay Rate
F1A
Job Code
IV-5112

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under general direction performs as a member of a team while supervising other emergency medical responders and fire fighters in specialized emergency medical care, or fire fighting activities. Additionally, performs nonemergency functions such as fire prevention and public education activities; drives and operates fire vehicles and emergency equipment; assists in the maintenance and repair of fire stations, vehicles and equipment; does related work as required.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION (with or without accommodation)

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Directs the overall patient care to all patients; obtains history from patients.
  • Performs patient care activities appropriate to the level of EMT certification required for AEMTs.
  • Performs documentation including but not limited to patient care reports and journal entries.
  • Works an assigned tour of duty at a fire station and responds with fire department apparatus to the scenes of emergencies.
  • Promptly and efficiently executes directives or orders issued by supervisors.
  • Performs rescue and evacuation of persons from structures and other life-threatening situations.
  • Performs hazardous tasks in emergency conditions; assesses scenes for hazardous conditions.
  • Provides emergency medical treatment to sick and injured persons.
  • Engages in fire fighting activities such as operating a fire apparatus at hydrant and at draft, handle hose lines for fire suppression, make or create openings in roofs and floors for ventilation, perform salvage and overhaul operations, and raise and/or climb fire ladders.
  • Drives, maintains and operates fire apparatus and other fire department vehicles.
  • Serves temporarily in the capacity of a company commander in his/her absence.
  • Inspects the condition of apparatus daily and services motorized apparatus as directed.
  • Performs a wide variety of routine tasks in connection with the maintenance of a fire station and grounds.
  • Cleans, maintains and makes minor repairs to fire fighting equipment, tools and appliances.
  • Prepares, conducts and participates in training programs as directed.
  • Inspects properties and facilities within an assigned district for fire hazards and assists in educating the public in fire safety.
  • Performs routine maintenance (above ground) on fire hydrants to ensure proper operation.
  • Keeps records and makes reports.
  • Enters and updates data on computers.
  • Maintains regular and punctual attendance and working hours.
  • Regularly lifts and/or moves up to 30 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 100 pounds.
  • Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency. In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in a state of declared emergency
Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Graduation from High School or GED and at least certification as an Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT) are required. State certification as Fire Fighter I and II, and enrollment in or completion of an associate’s degree in fire science or a related field is highly desirable; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

MINIMUM ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Abilities

Ability to work as a member of a team while functioning as an individual. Ability to supervise and administer the appropriate medical care in all environments and conditions. Ability to recognize dangerous and potentially dangerous environments involving hostile patients or other individuals. Ability to properly use emergency service equipment and tools. Ability to safely operate fire apparatus vehicles. Ability to reference technical information and to properly apply that information in response to all incidents. Ability to communicate verbally with the public and other city employees. Ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with other city employees and with the public. Ability to complete accurate reports. Ability to maintain good physical condition. Ability to work for long periods of time requiring sustained physical activity and intense concentration. Ability to know when to wear and how to function in personal protective equipment and self-contained breathing apparatus.

Job Knowledge

Basic knowledge of math, physics and chemistry required. Knowledge of medical terminology and concepts related to emergency medical care. Knowledge of protocols, standards of care, and standard operating procedures appropriate to the level of EMT certification required for AEMTs. Knowledge of streets, buildings and target areas of the City. Must be proficient in fire suppression, rescue, emergency medical procedures, hazardous materials mitigation, fire prevention and public education methods and procedures. All fire fighters are expected to quickly learn how to drive and operate emergency vehicles, learn the street layouts of Sioux City, become proficient in the safe use of various tools and equipment, and follow safe and healthy work practices by adhering to departmental safety/health policies and procedures.

Language Ability and Interpersonal Communication

The work requires strict adherence to departmental rules and regulations. Superiors make assignments of specific tasks and indicate methods and procedures to be followed. Assignments may be made through either oral or written instructions. Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide assistance to members of the public in need. Ability to give direction to other people during training or while responding to emergency situations. Ability to express oneself clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instruction; apply common sense understanding to the work process, procedures, programs and services; and to provide and follow verbal and written instructions. Requires the ability to work as a member of a team in order to accomplish tasks; the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the general public. Ability to effectively interact with others to resolve problems and conflicts.

Work Environment

The work involves physical exertion and elements of personal danger. The work is closely monitored in process and is inspected upon completion. Ability to work with general public. Must be able to work 24 hour shifts to include weekends, evenings and holidays. Travel and work in all types of weather extremes; must be mobile and able to visit businesses and organizations within the metro area.

Special Requirements

Must possess or be able to obtain a valid Iowa Driver’s License. Must hold AEMT Certification. Directly responsible for the safety and security of all drug boxes and their contents while in their charge and all other EMS equipment.

 

Approved Resolution 2013-000620
Dated: August 12, 2013

Sioux City Fire Department

Fire Fighter Paramedic - IV-5109

Category
Fire
Department
Fire Rescue
Pay Rate
F1P
Job Code
IV-5109

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under general direction performs as a member of a team while supervising other emergency medical responders and fire fighters in specialized emergency medical care, or fire fighting activities. Additionally, performs nonemergency functions such as fire prevention and public education activities; drives and operates fire vehicles and emergency equipment; assists in the maintenance and repair of fire stations, vehicles and equipment; does related work as required.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION (with or without accommodation)

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Directs the overall patient care to all patients; obtains history from patients.
  • Performs patient care activities appropriate to the level of EMT certification required for Paramedics.
  • Performs documentation including but not limited to patient care reports and journal entries.
  • Works an assigned tour of duty at a fire station and responds with fire department apparatus to the scenes of emergencies.
  • Promptly and efficiently executes directives or orders issued by supervisors.
  • Performs rescue and evacuation of persons from structures and other life-threatening situations.
  • Performs hazardous tasks in emergency conditions; assesses scenes for hazardous conditions.
  • Provides emergency medical treatment to sick and injured persons.
  • Engages in fire fighting activities such as operating a fire apparatus at hydrant and at draft, handle hose lines for fire suppression, make or create openings in roofs and floors for ventilation, perform salvage and overhaul operations, and raise and/or climb fire ladders.
  • Drives, maintains and operates fire apparatus and other fire department vehicles.
  • Serves temporarily in the capacity of a company commander in his/her absence.
  • Inspects the condition of apparatus daily and services motorized apparatus as directed.
  • Performs a wide variety of routine tasks in connection with the maintenance of a fire station and grounds.
  • Cleans, maintains and makes minor repairs to fire fighting equipment, tools and appliances.
  • Prepares, conducts and participates in training programs as directed.
  • Inspects properties and facilities within an assigned district for fire hazards and assists in educating the public in fire safety.
  • Performs routine maintenance (above ground) on fire hydrants to ensure proper operation.
  • Keeps records and makes reports.
  • Enters and updates data on computers.
  • Maintains regular and punctual attendance and working hours.
  • Regularly lifts and/or moves up to 30 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 100 pounds.
  • Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency. In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in a state of declared emergency.

 

Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Graduation from High School or GED and at least certification as an Emergency Medical Technician Paramedic (EMTP) are required. State certification as Fire Fighter I and II, and enrollment in or completion of an associate’s degree in fire science or a related field is highly desirable; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

MINIMUM ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Abilities

Ability to work as a member of a team while functioning as an individual. Ability to supervise and administer the appropriate medical care in all environments and conditions. Ability to recognize dangerous and potentially dangerous environments involving hostile patients or other individuals. Ability to properly use emergency service equipment and tools. Ability to safely operate fire apparatus vehicles. Ability to reference technical information and to properly apply that information in response to all incidents. Ability to communicate verbally with the public and other city employees. Ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with other city employees and with the public. Ability to complete accurate reports. Ability to maintain good physical condition. Ability to work for long periods of time requiring sustained physical activity and intense concentration. Ability to know when to wear and how to function in personal protective equipment and self-contained breathing apparatus.

Job Knowledge

Basic knowledge of math, physics and chemistry required. Knowledge of medical terminology and concepts related to emergency medical care. Knowledge of protocols, standards of care, and standard operating procedures appropriate to the level of EMT certification required for Paramedics. Knowledge of streets, buildings and target areas of the City. Must be proficient in fire suppression, rescue, emergency medical procedures, hazardous materials mitigation, fire prevention and public education methods and procedures. All fire fighters are expected to quickly learn how to drive and operate emergency vehicles, learn the street layouts of Sioux City, become proficient in the safe use of various tools and equipment, and follow safe and healthy work practices by adhering to departmental safety/health policies and procedures.

Language Ability and Interpersonal Communication

The work requires strict adherence to departmental rules and regulations. Superiors make assignments of specific tasks and indicate methods and procedures to be followed. Assignments may be made through either oral or written instructions. Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide assistance to members of the public in need. Ability to give direction to other people during training or while responding to emergency situations. Ability to express oneself clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instruction; apply common sense understanding to the work process, procedures, programs and services; and to provide and follow verbal and written instructions. Requires the ability to work as a member of a team in order to accomplish tasks; the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the general public. Ability to effectively interact with others to resolve problems and conflicts.

Work Environment

The work involves physical exertion and elements of personal danger. The work is closely monitored in process and is inspected upon completion. Ability to work with general public. Must be able to work 24 hour shifts to include weekends, evenings and holidays. Travel and work in all types of weather extremes; must be mobile and able to visit businesses and organizations within the metro area.

Special Requirements

Must possess or be able to obtain a valid Iowa Driver’s License. Must hold EMT Paramedic Certification. Directly responsible for the safety and security of all drug boxes and their contents while in their charge and all other EMS equipment.

 

Approved Resolution: 2012-000530
Dated: August 6, 2012

Sioux City Fire Department

Fire Lieutenant - IV-5106

Category
Fire
Department
Fire Rescue
Pay Rate
F02
Job Code
IV-5106

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Reports directly to a captain or assistant chief. Serves as a shift commander of a station on an assigned shift and assigned apparatus. Supervises and engages directly in emergency operations, or serves as inspector/investigator in the Fire Prevention Bureau; does related work as required.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION (with or without accommodation)

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Serves an assigned tour of duty at a fire station during which he/she will plan, organize, and direct the activities of a fire company in quarters, en route to and from an emergency, at an emergency scene, in training sessions, and during fire prevention activities; in an incident command system, acts as the incident commander or fills any role in the system.
  • May assist in the planning, organizing, and controlling of the activities of a special operation such as the hazardous materials team, emergency medical re-certifications, confined space rescue, vehicle extrication, high angle rescue, water rescue, etc.
  • Maintains a safe and healthful work environment by identifying and anticipating concerns and hazards; enforcing safety systems, policies, and procedures; training employees in safe practices; developing and recommending safety policies and procedures.
  • Engages in fire fighting activities such as handling hose lines in fire fighting, make or create openings in roofs and floors for ventilation, extricates people from emergency situations; assists in administering emergency medical treatment to injured people, and perform salvage operations.
  • Makes periodic inspections of buildings for fire hazards, performs fire/arson investigations; enforces fire code in various occupancies.
  • Trains new fire fighters and supervises refresher training to other fire fighters in fire fighting techniques and use of equipment; supervises formal and informal training courses for fire fighters.
  • Disciplines subordinates for cause in accordance with Fire Department and City standard operating procedures and administrative policy; evaluates subordinates and provides them with feedback.
  • Keeps records and makes reports of company activities; relays pertinent information to oncoming shift personnel at the end of the tour of duty.
  • Performs a wide variety of routine tasks in connections with the maintenance of a fire station, quarters, and grounds; cleans, maintains and makes minor repairs to fire fighting equipment.
  • May be called upon to drive fire apparatus for short periods of time during extenuating circumstances. 
  • May be required to act in the capacity of a fire captain, fire marshal, or assistant chief.
  • Maintains regular and punctual attendance and working hours.
  • Regularly lifts and/or moves up to 30 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 100 pounds.
  • Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency. In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to
  • work in a state of declared emergency.
Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Graduation from High School or GED and an Emergency Medical Technician Basic (EMTB) certification at a minimum are required. State certification as Fire Fighter I and II, and enrollment in or completion of an associate’s degree in fire science or a related field is highly desirable; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

MINIMUM ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Abilities

Ability to work as a member of a team while functioning as an individual. Ability to supervise and administer the appropriate medical care in all environments and conditions. Ability to recognize dangerous and potentially dangerous environments involving hostile patients or other individuals. Ability to properly use emergency service equipment and tools. Ability to safely operate fire apparatus vehicles. Ability to operate technical equipment such as personal computers, defibrillators, combustible gas indicators, power tools, and equipment. Ability to reference technical information and to properly apply that information in response to all incidents. Ability to communicate verbally with the public and other city employees. Ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with other city employees and with the public. Ability to complete accurate reports. Ability to maintain good physical condition. Ability to work for long periods of time requiring sustained physical activity and intense concentration. Ability to know when to wear and how to function in personal protective equipment and selfcontained breathing apparatus.

Job Knowledge

Basic knowledge of math, physics and chemistry required. Knowledge of medical terminology and concepts related to emergency medical care. Knowledge of protocols, standards of care, and standard operating procedures appropriate to the level of EMT certification held. Knowledge of streets, buildings and target areas of the City. Proficient in fire suppression, rescue, emergency medical procedures, hazardous materials mitigation, fire prevention and public education methods and procedures. Thorough knowledge in the areas of fire behavior, fire fighting evolution, fire fighting tactics, Incident Command System, instructional methodology, Fire Department Rules and Regulations, City Administrative Policies, and other related standards associated with emergency response. Ability to supervise others. All fire fighters are expected to quickly learn how to drive and operate emergency vehicles, learn the street layouts of Sioux City, become proficient in the safe use of various tools and equipment, and follow safe and healthy work practices by adhering to departmental safety/health policies and procedures.

Language Ability and Interpersonal Communication

The work requires strict adherence to departmental rules and regulations. Superiors make assignments of specific tasks and indicate methods and procedures to be followed. Assignments may be made through either oral or written instructions. Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide assistance to members of the public in need. Ability to give direction to other people during training or while responding to emergency situations. Ability to express oneself clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instruction; apply common sense understanding to the work process, procedures, programs and services; and to provide and follow verbal and written instructions. Requires the ability to work as a member of a team in order to accomplish tasks; the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the general public. Ability to effectively interact with others to resolve problems and conflicts.

Work Environment

The work involves physical exertion and elements of personal danger. The work is closely monitored in process and is inspected upon completion. Ability to work with general public. Must be able to work 24 hour shifts to include weekends, evenings and holidays. Travel and work in all types of weather extremes; must be mobile and able to visit businesses and organizations within the metro area.

Special Requirements

Must possess or be able to obtain a valid Iowa Driver’s License. Must possess at least Emergency Medical Technician Basic (EMTB) certification. 

 

Approved Resolution: 2012-000531
Dated: August 6, 2012

Sioux City Fire Department

Fire Lieutenant AEMT - IV-5113

Category
Fire
Department
Fire Rescue
Pay Rate
F2A
Job Code
IV-5113

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Reports directly to a captain or assistant chief. Serves as a shift commander of a station on an assigned shift and assigned apparatus. Under general direction performs as a member of a team while supervising other emergency medical responders and fire fighters in specialized emergency medical care, or fire fighting activities. Supervises and engages directly in emergency operations, or serves as inspector/investigator in the Fire Prevention Bureau; does related work as required.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION (with or without accommodation)

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Directs the overall patient care appropriate to the AEMT level of EMT certification; obtains history from patients and performs documentation including but not limited to patient care reports and journal entries.
  • Serves an assigned tour of duty at a fire station during which he/she will plan, organize, and direct the activities of a fire company in quarters, en route to and from an emergency, at an emergency scene, in training sessions, and during fire prevention activities; in an incident command system, acts as the incident commander or fills any role in the system.
  • May assist in the planning, organizing, and controlling of the activities of a special operation such as the hazardous materials team, emergency medical re-certifications, confined space rescue, vehicle extrication, high angle rescue, water rescue, etc.
  • Maintains a safe and healthful work environment by identifying and anticipating concerns and hazards; enforcing safety systems, policies, and procedures; training employees in safe practices; developing and recommending safety policies and procedures.
  • Engages in fire fighting activities such as handling hose lines in fire fighting, make or create openings in roofs and floors for ventilation, extricates people from emergency situations, and performs salvage operations.
  • Makes periodic inspections of buildings for fire hazards, performs fire/arson investigations; enforces fire code in various occupancies.
  • Trains new fire fighters and supervises refresher training to other fire fighters in fire fighting techniques and use of equipment; supervises formal and informal training courses for fire fighters.
  • Disciplines subordinates for cause in accordance with Fire Department and City standard operating procedures and administrative policy; evaluates subordinates and provides them with feedback.
  • Keeps records and makes reports of company activities; relays pertinent information to oncoming shift personnel at the end of the tour of duty.
  • Performs a wide variety of routine tasks in connections with the maintenance of a fire station, quarters, and grounds; cleans, maintains and makes minor repairs to fire fighting equipment.
  • May be called upon to drive fire apparatus for short periods of time during extenuating circumstances. 
  • May be required to act in the capacity of a fire captain, fire marshal, or assistant chief.
  • Maintains regular and punctual attendance and working hours.
  • Regularly lifts and/or moves up to 30 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 100 pounds.
  • Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency. In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in a state of declared emergency.
Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Graduation from High School or GED is required. State certification as Fire Fighter I or II, Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT), and enrollment in or completion of an associate’s degree in fire science or a related field is highly desirable; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

MINIMUM ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Abilities

Ability to work as a member of a team while functioning as an individual. Ability to supervise and administer the appropriate medical care in all environments and conditions. Ability to recognize dangerous and potentially dangerous environments involving hostile patients or other individuals. Ability to properly use emergency service equipment and tools. Ability to safely operate fire apparatus vehicles. Ability to operate technical equipment such as personal computers, defibrillators, combustible gas indicators, power tools, and equipment. Ability to reference technical information and to properly apply that information in response to all incidents. Ability to communicate verbally with the public and other city employees. Ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with other city employees and with the public. Ability to complete accurate reports. Ability to maintain good physical condition. Ability to work for long periods of time requiring sustained physical activity and intense concentration. Ability to know when to wear and how to function in personal protective equipment and self-contained breathing apparatus.

Job Knowledge

Basic knowledge of math, physics and chemistry required. Knowledge of medical terminology and concepts related to emergency medical care. Knowledge of protocols, standards of care, and standard operating procedures appropriate to the AEMT level of EMT certification. Knowledge of streets, buildings and target areas of the City. Maintain proficiency in fire suppression, rescue, emergency medical procedures, hazardous materials mitigation, fire prevention and public education methods and procedures. Thorough knowledge in the areas of fire behavior, fire fighting evolution, fire fighting tactics, Incident Command System, instructional methodology, Fire Department Rules and Regulations, City Administrative Policies, and other related standards associated with emergency response. Ability to supervise others. Expected to quickly learn to drive and operate emergency vehicles, learn street layouts of Sioux City, become proficient in the safe use of various tools and equipment, and follow safe and healthy work practices by adhering to departmental safety/health policies and procedures.

Language Ability and Interpersonal Communication

The work requires strict adherence to departmental rules and regulations. Superiors make assignments of specific tasks and indicate methods and procedures to be followed. Assignments may be made through either oral or written instructions. Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide assistance to members of the public in need. Ability to give direction to other people during training or while responding to emergency situations. Ability to express oneself clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instruction; apply common sense understanding to the work process, procedures, programs and services; and to provide and follow verbal and written instructions. Requires the ability to work as a member of a team in order to accomplish tasks; the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the general public. Abuility to effectively interact with others to resolve problems and conflicts.

Work Environment

The work involves physical exertion and elements of personal danger. The work is closely monitored in process and is inspected upon completion. Must be able to work with general public. Must be able to work 24 hour shifts to include weekends, evenings and holidays. Travel and work in all types of weather extremes; must be mobile and able to visit businesses and organizations within the metro area.

Special Requirements

Must possess or be able to obtain a valid Iowa Driver’s License. Must possess Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT) certification.

 

Approved Resolution 2013-000620
Dated: August 12, 2013

Sioux City Fire Department

Fire Lieutenant Paramedic - IV-5110

Category
Fire
Department
Fire Rescue
Pay Rate
F2P
Job Code
IV-5110

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Reports directly to a captain or assistant chief. Serves as a shift commander of a station on an assigned shift and assigned apparatus. Under general direction performs as a member of a team while supervising other emergency medical responders and fire fighters in specialized emergency medical care, or fire fighting activities. Supervises and engages directly in emergency operations, or serves as inspector/investigator in the Fire Prevention Bureau; does related work as required. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION (with or without accommodation)

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Directs the overall patient care appropriate to the Paramedic level of EMT certification; obtains history from patients and performs documentation including but not limited to patient care reports and journal entries.
  • Serves an assigned tour of duty at a fire station during which he/she will plan, organize, and direct the activities of a fire company in quarters, en route to and from an emergency, at an emergency scene, in training sessions, and during fire prevention activities; in an incident command system, acts as the incident commander or fills any role in the system.
  • May assist in the planning, organizing, and controlling of the activities of a special operation such as the hazardous materials team, emergency medical re-certifications, confined space rescue, vehicle extrication, high angle rescue, water rescue, etc.
  • Maintains a safe and healthful work environment by identifying and anticipating concerns and hazards; enforcing safety systems, policies, and procedures; training employees in safe practices; developing and recommending safety policies and procedures.
  • Engages in fire fighting activities such as handling hose lines in fire fighting, make or create openings in roofs and floors for ventilation, extricates people from emergency situations, and performs salvage operations.
  • Makes periodic inspections of buildings for fire hazards, performs fire/arson investigations; enforces fire code in various occupancies.
  • Trains new fire fighters and supervises refresher training to other fire fighters in fire fighting techniques and use of equipment; supervises formal and informal training courses for fire fighters.
  • Disciplines subordinates for cause in accordance with Fire Department and City standard operating procedures and administrative policy; evaluates subordinates and provides them with feedback.
  • Keeps records and makes reports of company activities; relays pertinent information to oncoming shift personnel at the end of the tour of duty.
  • Performs a wide variety of routine tasks in connections with the maintenance of a fire station, quarters, and grounds; cleans, maintains and makes minor repairs to fire fighting equipment.
  • May be called upon to drive fire apparatus for short periods of time during extenuating circumstances.
  • May be required to act in the capacity of a fire captain, fire marshal, or assistant chief.
  • Maintains regular and punctual attendance and working hours.
  • Regularly lifts and/or moves up to 30 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 100 pounds.
  • Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency. In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in a state of declared emergency.
Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Graduation from High School or GED is required. State certification as Fire Fighter I or II, Emergency Medical Technician Paramedic (EMTP), and enrollment in or completion of an associate’s degree in fire science or a related field is highly desirable; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

MINIMUM ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Abilities

Ability to work as a member of a team while functioning as an individual. Ability to supervise and administer the appropriate medical care in all environments and conditions. Ability to recognize dangerous and potentially dangerous environments involving hostile patients or other individuals. Ability to properly use emergency service equipment and tools. Ability to safely operate fire apparatus vehicles. Ability to operate technical equipment such as personal computers, defibrillators, combustible gas indicators, power tools, and equipment. Ability to reference technical information and to properly apply that information in response to all incidents. Ability to communicate verbally with the public and other city employees. Ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with other city employees and with the public. Ability to complete accurate reports. Ability to maintain good physical condition. Ability to work for long periods of time requiring sustained physical activity and intense concentration. Ability to know when to wear and how to function in personal protective equipment and self-contained breathing apparatus.

Job Knowledge

Basic knowledge of math, physics and chemistry required. Knowledge of medical terminology and concepts related to emergency medical care. Knowledge of protocols, standards of care, and standard operating procedures appropriate to the Paramedic level of EMT certification. Knowledge of streets, buildings and target areas of the City. Maintain proficiency in fire suppression, rescue, emergency medical procedures, hazardous materials mitigation, fire prevention and public education methods and procedures. Thorough knowledge in the areas of fire behavior, fire fighting evolution, fire fighting tactics, Incident Command System, instructional methodology, Fire Department Rules and Regulations, City Administrative Policies, and other related standards associated with emergency response. Ability to supervise others. Expected to quickly learn to drive and operate emergency vehicles, learn street layouts of Sioux City, become proficient in the safe use of various tools and equipment, and follow safe and healthy work practices by adhering to departmental safety/health policies and procedures.

Language Ability and Interpersonal Communication

The work requires strict adherence to departmental rules and regulations. Superiors make assignments of specific tasks and indicate methods and procedures to be followed. Assignments may be made through either oral or written instructions. Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide assistance to members of the public in need. Ability to give direction to other people during training or while responding to emergency situations. Ability to express oneself clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instruction; apply common sense understanding to the work process, procedures, programs and services; and to provide and follow verbal and written instructions. Requires the ability to work as a member of a team in order to accomplish tasks; the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the general public. Abuility to effectively interact with others to resolve problems and conflicts.

Work Environment

The work involves physical exertion and elements of personal danger. The work is closely monitored in process and is inspected upon completion. Must be able to work with general public. Must be able to work 24 hour shifts to include weekends, evenings and holidays. Travel and work in all types of weather extremes; must be mobile and able to visit businesses and organizations within the metro area.

Special Requirements

Must possess or be able to obtain a valid Iowa Driver’s License. Must possess Emergency Medical Technician Paramedic (EMTP) certification. 

 

Approved Resolution: 2012-000530
Dated: August 6, 2012

Sioux City Fire Department

Fire Marshal - IV-5104

Category
Fire
Department
Fire Rescue
Pay Rate
R01
Job Code
IV-5104

Job Description

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Plans and supervises the activities of the Fire Prevention Bureau. Supervises the fire prevention program of the City. Does related work as required.

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: The duties of this position involve planning and directing the inspection and investigation programs for the enforcement of the City’s fire prevention code. A fire marshal trains and supervises subordinate inspectors in the proper methods of inspecting for hazardous materials, processes, equipment and practices and the correct techniques of investigating the causes of fires. A fire marshal personally performs investigations and inspections as deemed necessary. The work includes advising law enforcement agencies on code interpretations in cases involving prosecution for code violations. The work is performed in accordance with departmental regulations under the general supervision of the fire chief, but requires the use of considerable independent judgment and technical knowledge.

EXAMPLES OF WORK: (Illustrative only)

  • Plans, supervises and reviews activities of the Fire Prevention Bureau;
  • Plans and assigns work of fire prevention inspectors;
  • Reviews inspection and investigation reports and correspondence;
  • Plans, supervises and implements the fire inspection program of the City;
  • Investigates complaints from citizens;
  • Prepares the budget for the Bureau;
  • Interprets City fire prevention code in cases of conflict and disagreement;
  • Supervises and participates in the investigation of the causes of fires and estimates the dollar loss in fire;
  • Testifies as an expert witness in civil and criminal court proceedings involving fire losses;
  • Answers inquiries from the public regarding fire prevention practices;
  • Performs a variety of special inspection and investigation assignments involving unusual technical or enforcement problems and prepares reports of such investigations for the superior;
  • Assigns inspection areas to fire prevention inspectors and is responsible for the proper policing and enforcement of all pertinent codes and ordinances by such inspectors;
  • Makes public appearances and gives safety lectures to schools and civic organizations;
  • Participates with law enforcement personnel and insurance agencies in the preparation of arson cases for successful prosecution.
Preferred Skills

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Thorough knowledge of departmental policies and regulations and of the laws and ordinances affecting Fire Department operations. Thorough knowledge of the fire prevention code, practices and policies. Thorough knowledge of the modern principles and practices of fire investigation. Good knowledge of flammable liquids and gasses and hazardous chemicals, and their proper use and storage requirements. Some knowledge of electrical wiring systems and their capacities. Administrative ability. Ability to plan, assign and direct the work of a number of subordinate employees and to instruct them in procedures used; ability to read and accurately interpret plans and specifications for compliance with fire prevention safety standards; ability to maintain good rapport with city officials and the general public; and ability to write clear, complete, accurate and logical reports. Must be in good physical condition.

ACCEPTABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING: A degree in Fire Science or related field, supplemented by formal training in fire fighting and fire prevention methods and techniques; extensive experience in fire fighting and fire prevention work, including some experience in a supervisory capacity at the level of Fire Lieutenant or Fire Captain; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. 

 

Library

Communication Workers of America, Local 7103, AFL-CIO (Library)

City of Sioux City

Administrative Librarian - IV-2017

Category
Library
Department
Library
Pay Rate
W50
Job Code
IV-2017

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under direction, performs administrative, professional and technical work assisting in directing and supervising the staff and activities of a major branch, section or division of the Library.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

Plans, organizes and directs assigned staff in the delivery of efficient and effective library services to the community;

Coordinates services among Library departments and with outside organizations;

Assists patrons in person or via telephone with general use of the Library, answers questions and offers suggestions, staffs the public service desk;

Assigns priorities and establishes work schedules, evaluates employees and trains new employees;

Initiates collection development for specific areas of interest, reviews materials and makes decisions for additions and deletions for the collection;

Receives and reviews applications for employment, conducts interviews and makes recommendations regarding hiring decisions;

Assists with the development and implementation of Library policies and procedures;

Plans, develops and implements Library programs, visits and tours;

Assists with preparation of the department budget and monitors and manages budget in assigned area;

Assists with the operation and maintenance of the Library computer system;

Attends and participates in community and professional meetings and represents Library interests;

Assists patrons with complex reference questions, conducts various database searches on system computers;

Attends and participates in staff meetings concerning Library operations and improvements;

Develops and maintains data and records from which to develop management reports concerning Library operations;

Reads professional literature and attends meetings and workshops to keep informed on modern library services.

 

Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

 

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Masters Degree in Library Science and at least two years of professional level library work experience.

MINIMUM PHYSICAL AND MENTAL ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Physical requirements

Requires ability to reach and handle a variety of paper documents using fingers and hands; precise use of fingers in typing and entering data using a standard keyboard. Occasionally lifts, carries, pushes and pulls objects and documents weighing up to 25 lbs. Requires clarity of vision at 20” or less, numerical, clerical/form perception and discrimination, visual and sound perception, manual dexterity and motor coordination of eyes, hands and fingers at a normal speed in handling various sized objects. 

Cognitive Demands

Requires a through knowledge of Library policies and practices; a broad range of reference and readers’ advisory materials and services; general clerical methods and procedures. Ability to apply current Library technology and automated services in selecting appropriate materials, resources and services to assist patrons. Knowledge of basic business math, public relations and the ability to use the English language effectively. Ability to maintain records and reports regarding Library usage and services.

Language Ability and Interpersonal Communication

Requires effective communications skills and the ability to provide technical assistance and direction to other employees, staff and the patrons. Requires the ability to develop and present effective written and verbal reports to various groups as appropriate. The ability to establish and maintain an effective working rapport with fellow employees, City officials, suppliers and the general public.

Work Environment

Work is performed in a general inside office environment with appropriate heating and cooling and is not subject to significant occupational or environmental hazards other than those normally associated with general public contact.

Special requirements:

Employee must personally provide reliable transportation between assigned work sites within established time limits, and maintain the required level of insurance as prescribed by City policy.

City of Sioux City

Librarian - IV-2016

Category
Library
Department
Library
Pay Rate
W48
Job Code
IV-2016

Job Description

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Date: August 1998 Department/Division: Reference/Adult Services

FLSA: Exempt Reports to: Administrative Librarian

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under general supervision, is responsible for the supervision and administration of a section of the Library system.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Assists patrons in person or via telephone with general use of the Library, answers questions and offers suggestions using various reference tools and resources, staffs the public service desk;
  • Prepares budget for assigned area of responsibility and participates in organizational planning;
  • Develops and maintains newspaper indexing system, conducts special research assignments;
  • Assists administrative staff with the administration of the Library computer system and related hardware and software;
  • Assists with collection development, reviews materials and makes recommendations for additions and deletions to the collection;
  • Develops and writes documentation for specialized projects;
  • Performs staff development training;
  • Reviews, edits and maintains bibliographic data bases;
  • Researches and responds to various inquiries for information via FAX, E-mail or conventional correspondence;
  • Maintains appropriate inventory of various State and Federal tax forms;
  • Maintains reader-printers and microfilm related equipment, coordinates repairs as needed;
  • Assists with the development and publication of Book Remarks;
  • Prepares and maintains professional communication with individuals and organizations concerning Library business and services;
  • Participates in staff and community meetings representing Library interests.
Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Masters Degree in Library Science or closely related field; or a combination of education and experience to fulfill job requirements. 

MINIMUM PHYSICAL AND MENTAL ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Physical requirements

Requires ability to reach and handle a variety of paper documents using fingers and hands; precise use of fingers in typing and entering data using a standard keyboard. Occasionally lifts, carries, pushes and pulls objects and documents weighing up to 25 lbs. Requires clarity of vision at 20” or less, numerical/clerical/form perception and discrimination, visual and sound perception, manual dexterity and motor coordination of eyes, hands and fingers at a normal speed in handling various sized objects.

Cognitive Demands

Requires a thorough knowledge of Library policies and practices; a broad range of reference and readers’ advisory materials and services; general clerical methods and procedures and the ability to apply analytical skills to problem solving and specialized data searches. Ability to apply current Library technology and automated services in selecting appropriate materials, resources and services to assist patrons. Ability to exercise independent judgment and initiative to apply analytical skills to searches for specialized materials and information. Knowledge of basic business math, public relations and the ability to use the English language effectively. Ability to maintain records and reports regarding Library usage and services.

Language Ability and Interpersonal Communication

Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide technical assistance and direction to other employees and Library patrons. Requires the ability to speak clearly, distinctly and effectively with patrons and fellow employees; read in English and compare similarities and differences between words and series of numbers; apply common sense understanding to the work process, procedures, programs and services; and follow verbal and written instructions. Ability to establish and maintain an effective working rapport with fellow employees, volunteers, patrons and City officials.

Work Environment

Work is performed in a general inside office environment with appropriate heating and cooling and is not subject to significant occupational or environmental hazards other than those normally associated with general public contact. 

The City of Sioux City is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages employees and prospective employees to discuss needed accommodations with the appropriate City representatives.

JOBDESC/Library/IV-2016

City of Sioux City

Library Administrative Secretary I - IV-1043

Category
Library
Department
Library
Job Type
Non-Exempt
Pay Rate
W41
Job Code
IV-1043

Job Description

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Performs responsible confidential secretarial work, taking and transcribing oral dictation and performing related general office duties; does related work as required.

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: The work in this class may involve taking and transcribing oral dictation, along with other confidential secretarial duties. The work principally requires the performance of confidential clerical tasks which follow prescribed or well established procedures. Employees in this class frequently serve as the chief clerical person in each department; and, it is the confidential nature of the work and the stenographic skill required as well as the difficulty, responsibility and variety of clerical tasks which distinguish this class from the Clerk Stenographer series. Detailed instructions and close supervision are received at the beginning of the work and on new assignments; however, after employees become familiar with particular policies and procedures, they are expected to work with some independence. Work involving more varied tasks is given closer supervision than that which is repetitive in nature, although work is normally subject to periodic checks by a superior who is available for advice on unusual and difficult problems. Employees of this class are excluded from bargaining units based on the confidential work performed.

EXAMPLES OF WORK: (Illustrative only)

  • Types and files data utilized in collective bargaining;
  • Performs essential secretarial duties, necessary for the efficient operation of the office to which assigned;
  • May supervise subordinate clerical personnel;
  • May take and transcribe oral dictation, consisting of correspondence, memoranda, reports, minutes of meetings and other material;
  • Receives telephone calls or visitors, and serves as receptionist and confidential secretary to an administrator or division head;
  • Answers inquiries;
  • Screens visitors and schedules appointments;
  • Cuts and proofreads stencils and operates duplicating machine;
  • Types articles, reports, forms tabulations, bulletins, registers, records and other documents from source material, copy or rough draft;
  • Composes routine correspondence for superior's signature;
  • Personally performs major accounting and clerical work of an organizational unit, including considerable public contact work, carrying out moderately complex clerical procedures and setting up and maintaining office files;
  • Makes up unit payroll;
  • Prepares routine and specialized reports pertaining to the activities of assigned organization;
  • Relays orders and instructions;
  • Maintains work records;
  • Relieves common office appliances which require no additional training or for which skills may be acquired on the job;
  • Handles citizens' inquiries and complaints;
  • Checks clerical work leaving the office for accuracy and completeness.
Preferred Skills

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Extensive knowledge of business English, arithmetic and spelling, and possession of a good vocabulary; good knowledge of modern office procedures, practices, systems and equipment; ability to readily acquire a thorough knowledge of the operations of the office to which assigned; ability to understand and follow moderately complex oral and written instructions; ability to make work decisions in accordance with rules, regulations and departmental or divisional policies and procedures; ability to learn assigned clerical tasks readily and to adhere to prescribed routines; ability to make arithmetical computations and tabulations rapidly and accurately; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, municipal officials and officers, and the general public contacted in the course of the work, skill in taking and transcribing oral and machine dictation; clerical aptitude and good general intelligence; good physical condition.

ACCEPTABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING: Extensive experience in typing, stenographic and general office work, including public contact, at the level of Secretary I or Clerk Stenographer II and completion of a standard high school course, including or supplemented by courses in business practices, bookkeeping, stenography and typing, preferably completion of college level course work in business administration, accounting or data processing concepts; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

City of Sioux City

Library Assistant - IV-2008

Category
Library
Department
Library
Job Type
Non-Exempt
Pay Rate
L17
Job Code
IV-2008

Approved Res.No
August 1998
Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under general supervision, provides Library patrons with assistance regarding reference and general use of materials and assists with circulation duties, programs and the general maintenance of library collections and materials.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Assists patrons in person or via telephone with general use of the Library, answers questions and makes suggestions using various reference tools and resources;
  • Conducts specific research in response to requests for information;
  • Assists with the planning and delivery of various outreach programs;
  • Plans, promotes and conducts children’s programs including special book programs for the public;
  • Assists with collection development, reviews materials and makes recommendations for additions and deletions for the collection;
  • Maintains specialized files for public and professional use;
  • Shelves books and reviews shelves for proper order and identifies lost and misplaced materials;
  • Makes presentations to groups and conducts library tours;
  • Organizes and prepares books and materials for use in the book van;
  • Prepares library guides, book lists, pathfinders, etc.;
  • Prepares and maintains professional communication with individuals and organizations concerning Library business and services;
  • Staffs the public service desk assisting patrons in person and via telephone, answering routine questions regarding Library policies, practices and procedures; checks materials in and out;
  • Gathers and maintains records and data for use in preparing reports regarding Library activities.

 

Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Graduation from an accredited four year college or university and at least one year of experience working in a library or other public contact or public service work.

MINIMUM PHYSICAL AND MENTAL ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Physical requirements

Requires ability to reach and handle a variety of paper documents using fingers and hands; precise use of fingers in typing and entering data using a standard keyboard. Occasionally lifts and carries objects and documents weighing up to 40 lbs. and may push or pull objects up 100 lbs. Requires clarity of vision at 20” or less, numerical/clerical/form perception and discrimination, visual and sound perception, manual dexterity and motor coordination of eyes, hands and fingers at a normal speed in handling various sized objects.

Cognitive Demands

Requires a thorough knowledge of Library policies and practices; a broad range of reference and readers’ advisory materials and services; general clerical methods and procedures. Ability to apply current Library technology and automated services in selecting appropriate materials, resources and services to assist patrons. Ability to exercise independent judgment and initiative in serving the general public. Knowledge of basic business math, public relations and the ability to use the English language effectively. Ability to maintain records and reports regarding Library usage and services. 

Language Ability and Interpersonal Communication

Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide technical assistance and direction to other employees and Library patrons. Requires the ability to speak clearly, distinctly and effectively with patrons and fellow employees; read in English and compare similarities and differences between words and series of numbers; apply common sense understanding to the work process, procedures, programs and services; and follow verbal and written instructions. Ability to establish and maintain an effective working rapport with fellow employees, patrons and City officials.

Work Environment

Work is normally performed in a general inside office environment with appropriate heating and cooling and is not subject to significant occupational or environmental hazards other than those normally associated with general public contact. Some occasional exposure to extreme weather conditions is involved.

Special requirements

Employee must personally provide reliable transportation between assigned work sites within established time limits. Individuals appointed to a position in the Youth Services Section are required to possess a valid Motor Vehicle Operator’s license issued by the State of Iowa.

 

JOBDESC/Library/IV-2008

City of Sioux City

Library Graphics/Communication Specialist - IV-2015

Category
Library
Department
Library
Pay Rate
W46
Job Code
IV-2015

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under general supervision, coordinates the Library promotional efforts and provides professional and technical advice for the delivery of customer service.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Trains and instructs employees in meeting the needs of Library patrons.
  • Develops, designs and produces appropriate visual aides and programs to promote Library services.
  • Develops and maintains displays, posters, graphics and signs regarding Library property, interior and exterior.
  • Attends and participates in staff meetings concerning Library operations and improvements.
  • Creates and maintains off-site Library connections promoting Library collections and special events targeted toward specific groups.
  • Assists with the development and implementation of Library policies and procedures.
  • Maintains records regarding Library promotions, usage and level of service to the public.
  • Assists patrons in person or via telephone with general use of the Library.
  • Assists patrons in locating specific materials and services.
  • Attends and participates in community and professional meetings and represents Library interests.
  • Prepares, maintains and presents various monthly reports regarding Library services and activities.
  • Has the ability to maintain regular and prompt attendance at work.
Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Graduation from an accredited four year college or university and at least two years of experience working in a library or other public contact or public service work.

MINIMUM PHYSICAL AND MENTAL ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Physical requirements

Requires ability to reach and handle a variety of paper documents using fingers and hands; precise use of fingers in typing and entering data using a standard keyboard. Occasionally lifts, carries, pushes and pulls objects and documents weighing up to 25 lbs. Requires clarity of vision at 20” or less, and numerical/clerical/form perception and discrimination, visual and sound perception, manual dexterity and motor coordination of eyes, hands and fingers at a normal speed in handling various sized objects.

Cognitive Demands

Requires knowledge of Library operations and services and the ability to effectively promote those services to various groups within the community. Knowledge of the printing industry including offset press operation, desktop publishing and related equipment and software, and the ability to use that knowledge to provide and promote Library services. Knowledge of statistics and business record keeping and the ability to use that knowledge in developing a useful record of events and services.

Language Ability and Interpersonal Communication

Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide technical assistance and direction to other employees and Library patrons. Requires the ability to speak clearly, distinctly and effectively with patrons and fellow employees; read in English and compare similarities and differences between words and series of numbers; apply common sense understanding to the work process, procedures, programs and services; and follow verbal and written instructions. Ability to establish and maintain an effective working rapport with subordinates, fellow employees, patrons and City officials.

Work Environment

Work is performed in a general inside office environment with appropriate heating and cooling and is not subject to significant occupational or environmental hazards other than those normally associated with general public contact.

 

Approved Resolution No. 2003-000367
Dated May 12, 2003

City of Sioux City

Library Office/Facilities Supervisor - IV-2012

Category
Library
Department
Library
Pay Rate
W48
Job Code
IV-2012

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under direction, administers, manages, and supervises the administrative office and the facilities maintenance department of the Library.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Supervises and directs the staff of the administrative office, assigns duties and establishes priorities;
  • Supervises and directs the staff of the facilities maintenance department, assigns duties and establishes priorities;
  • Purchases supplies and small equipment and processes invoices for payment;
  • Records, verifies and processes payroll transactions including sick leave, vacation, etc. and maintains personnel files;
  • Maintains records and prepares management reports;
  • Maintains all OSHA related reports and materials;
  • Receives and reviews applications for employment, conducts interviews and makes recommendations regarding hiring decisions;
  • Assists with the development and implementation of Library policies and procedures.
  • Processes paperwork regarding personnel matters;
  • Assists in the preparation of the department budget and prepares related reports, and monitors budget expenditures;
  • Records the official minutes of various meetings including the Board of Trustees;
  • Attends and participates in staff meetings concerning Library operations and improvements.
Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Graduation from a standard high school or GED equivalency supplemented by at least two years of formal business college or technical trades school specializing in office management. At least three years working in general administration or accounting.

MINIMUM PHYSICAL AND MENTAL ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Physical requirements

Requires ability to reach and handle a variety of paper documents using fingers and hands; precise use of fingers in typing and entering data using a standard keyboard. Occasionally lifts and carries small paper documents weighing up to 5 lbs. Requires clarity of vision at 20” or less, numerical/clerical/form perception and discrimination, visual and sound perception, manual dexterity and motor coordination of eyes, hands and fingers at a normal speed in handling various sized objects.

Cognitive Demands

Requires knowledge of the work methods, practices, materials and equipment used in building and grounds maintenance; and in office management and accounting practices. Requires the ability to differentiate between numbers, figures and forms; the capacity to interpret and use a variety of information and data from various sources; to apply acquired specialized knowledge and skill in the principles and practices associated with the provision of modern office and facilities management services and the ability to analyze a variety of information and data and to develop workable solutions to problems. Ability to maintain close attention to detail and to institute appropriate follow-up procedures.

Language Ability and Interpersonal Communication

Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide leadership and direction to subordinates. Requires the ability to develop and present effective written and verbal reports to various groups as appropriate. The ability to establish and maintain an effective working rapport with subordinates, fellow employees, City officials, contractors and the general public.

Work Environment

Work is normally performed in an office setting with appropriate heating and cooling, however, supervisory duties may involve some exposure to a hazardous environment including cleaning chemicals and power tools. The proper use of safety devices and procedures can be expected to minimize those hazards.

City of Sioux City

Library Operations Manager - IV-2020

Category
Library
Department
Library
Pay Rate
W51
Job Code
IV-2020

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under general direction, the employee in this class performs work involving the management and supervision of the daily operations of the library to assure effective and efficient services according to guidelines established by the Library Director. The employee formulates and articulates programs, represents the library to the community and represents the Director in his/her absence.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION (with or without accommodation)

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Supervises the daily operation of the library so as to maintain its activities on a continuing basis according to the established guidelines of the Library Director.
  • Maintains an awareness of the total library operation and contributes meaningful ideas related to its improvement.
  • Conducts program evaluation, research, and the preparation of reports.
  • Conducts statistical surveys and analyzes results.
  • Makes decisions on operating problems referred by branch and division supervisors.
  • Assumes the duties of the Library Director in his/her absence.
  • Assists in preparation of the annual budget request.
  • Oversees all library collection development processes and manages materials budgets.
  • Supervises, selects, trains, evaluates, and assigns personnel.
  • Maintains and suggests revisions to policies and procedures.
  • Participates in community activities and collaborates with community organizations.
  • Assists patrons by providing research and reader advisory services.
  • Participates in professional development to keep informed on modern library services.
  • Maintains regular and punctual attendance and working hours.
  • Carries out established policies and procedures regarding the safety and security of customers and fellow staff members.
  • Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency. In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in a state of declared emergency
Preferred Skills

MINIMUM PHYSICAL AND MENTAL ABILITES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Cognitive Demands, Skills and Abilities: Ability to speak clearly so others can understand, ability to identify and understand the speech of another person, ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences. Ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer), ability to see details at a distance. Manual dexterity to be able to access relevant library materials; ability to operate a keyboard and other office technology. Ability to travel between work sites within the allotted time. 

Language Ability and Interpersonal Communication: Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide assistance to customers (external and internal). Requires the ability to write and speak clearly, distinctly and effectively with fellow employees and patrons, read in English and compare similarities and differences between words and series of numbers. Ability to apply common sense understanding to the work process, procedures, programs and services; and provide and follow verbal and written instructions. 

Physical requirements: Regularly lifts up to 10 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 30 pounds. Work Environment: Work is normally performed in a general inside office environment with appropriate heating and cooling and is not subject to significant occupational or environmental hazards other than those normally associated with general public contact, dust or odors.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND ACCEPTABLE EXPERIENCE/ TRAINING:

Comprehensive knowledge of principles, methods and practices of library administration; ability to analyze professional and administrative problems and to make recommendations and take appropriate action in their solution; ability to plan, organize and direct the work of a group of professional and paraprofessional subordinates in the various activities of the library; ability to interpret library policies, objectives and facilities to staff, community groups, public officials, and the general public, and to establish and maintain effective public relations; ability to represent the City’s library system at national and regional professional meetings, and to participate in the development or improvement of professional library methods and standards. 

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Master's Degree in Library or Information Science and at least five years of professional level library work experience. Any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

City of Sioux City

Library Page - IV-2000

Category
Library
Department
Library
Job Type
Exempt
Pay Rate
W11
Job Code
IV-2000

Date Adopted
June 4, 2007
Date Revised
December 21, 2016
Approved Res.No
Library Board of Trustees Approved 12/21/16
Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

Under general supervision of the Administrative Librarian, Librarian or Branch Supervisor, shelves library materials to assure access by all library staff and patrons.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION (with or without accommodation):
The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

• Shelves books, magazines, newspapers, audio-visual and other library materials.
• Straightens materials on library shelves and shelf-reads to assure that materials are in the proper order.
• Empties book return bins inside and outside the Library buildings.
• Puts microfilm on readers for patrons.
• Retrieves items from shelves for patrons and staff.
• Identifies items in the collection in need of repair.
• Labels and mends books and other materials.
• Answers phones.
• Assists in the training of other Pages.
• Related work as required.
• Lifts book delivery boxes and pushes/pulls shelving carts.
• Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency. In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in a state of declared emergency.

Preferred Skills

MINIMUM PHYSICAL AND MENTAL ABILITES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Cognitive Demands, Skills and Abilities: Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you, ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer), ability to see details at a distance, ability to identify and understand the speech of another person, ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

Job Knowledge: Ability to understand and follow oral and written directions in English. Ability to put items in alphabetic order and in numeric order using decimal numbers.

Language Ability and Interpersonal Communication: Requires effective verbal and written communication skills and the ability to provide assistance to customers (external and internal). Requires the ability to write and speak clearly, distinctly and effectively with fellow employees and the general public; read in English and compare similarities and differences between words and series of numbers; apply common sense understanding to the work process, procedures, programs and services; and to provide and follow verbal and written instructions.

Requires the ability to work alone in stack areas and as a member of a team in order to accomplish tasks; the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the general public; and the ability to relate to diverse citizens from all socioeconomic levels.

Physical Requirements: The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms. Ability to quickly move hands, hands together with arms, or two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects, ability to exert muscle force repeatedly or continuously over time; this involves muscular endurance and resistance to muscle fatigue, ability to use abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time without 'giving out' or fatiguing, ability to quickly and repeatedly bend, kneel, stoop, crouch, stretch, twist, or reach out with your body, arms, and/or legs.
Regularly lifts up to 10 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 30 pounds. Pushes or pulls carts with a force up to 40 pounds

Work Environment: Work is performed in a general inside office environment with appropriate heating and cooling and is not subject to significant occupational or environmental hazards other than those normally associated with general public contact. Work involves emptying book returns located outside Library buildings, on Library grounds, in all seasons.

Special Requirements: None


REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND ACCEPTABLE EXPERIENCE/ TRAINING:
Completion of a standard grade school course with knowledge of spelling and arithmetic. Employees of this classification, by nature of status as full-time students, are excluded from collective bargaining units.
Any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skill and abilities.

PRE-EMPLOYMENT SCREENINGS:
Pre-employment screenings may include but are not limited to: criminal background search and drug and alcohol screen.


The City of Sioux City is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages employees and prospective employees to discuss needed accommodations with the appropriate City representatives.

City of Sioux City

Library Service Associate - IV-2005

Category
Library
Department
Library
Job Type
Non-Exempt
Pay Rate
L11
Job Code
IV-2005

Date Adopted
August 1998
Date Revised
January 2006
Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under supervision, performs a variety of clerical duties including word processing, typing, catalog data entry and filing duties of a technical and complex nature within established guidelines and procedures.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned. 

  • Performs general and complex clerical duties associated with normal Library activities;
  • Receives and processes new Library materials including routine copy cataloging of materials and updating the database;
  • Assists patrons in person and via telephone answering routine questions regarding Library policies, practices and procedures, checks materials in and out;
  • Develops and posts duty schedule for Library Pages;
  • Maintains inventory and orders various supplies necessary for Library services;
  • Follows established procedures for withdrawing or repairing damaged, worn or outdated material from the Library system;
  • Locates and pulls materials for forwarding to other branches and inter-library loans;
  • Shelves books and reviews shelves for proper order and identifies lost and misplaced materials;
  • Collects and records fees for services and fines; distributes refunds;
  • Updates user and catalog records;
  • Maintains files and compiles statistics and records and prepares reports concerning Library operations;
  • Prepares and posts notices and statistical reports as public information;
  • Receives and distributes mail;
  • Assists with the training of other clerical personnel and Pages;
  • Makes situational decisions regarding public service or technical processes;
  • Conducts catalog and data base searches;
  • Processes invoices for payment and resolves vendor discrepancies;
  • Carries out established policies and procedures regarding the safety and security of customers and fellow staff members. 
Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Graduation from standard high school or GED equivalency. At least one year of work experience involving customer service and routine clerical duties, preferably including experience with computers in a point & click environment, online database searching, keyboarding and cash handling responsibilities.

MINIMUM PHYSICAL AND MENTAL ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Physical requirements

Regular standing, walking, reaching, pushing, pulling, feeling, lifting up to 25 lbs., and frequently pushes and/or pulls objects weighing up to 100 lbs. and occasional stooping, kneeling and crouching and repetitive motions. Precise use of fingers, arms and legs required to push and guide a small book cart through narrow spaces, enter data into a computer and related tasks; move, shelve and store books and related materials. Ability to see at a distance of 20” or less and hear within normal limits with or without corrective assistance.

Cognitive Demands

The ability to interpret and analyze various forms of data and information and to use initiative in conducting searches for specific information. The ability to produce routine correspondence, reports, forms and documents at acceptable quantity and quality standards using standard keyboard equipment. Ability to exercise independent judgment and initiative in serving the general public. Knowledge of basic business math, public relations and the ability to use the English language effectively.

Language Ability and Interpersonal Communication

Requires the ability to speak clearly, distinctly and effectively with patrons and fellow employees; read in English and compare similarities and differences between words and series of numbers; apply common sense understanding to the work process, procedures, programs and services; and follow verbal and written instructions. Ability to establish and maintain an effective working rapport with fellow employees, patrons and City officials.

Work Environment

Work is performed in a general inside office environment with appropriate heating and cooling and is not subject to significant occupational or environmental hazards other than those normally associated with general public contact.

Special requirements:

Employee must personally provide reliable transportation between assigned work sites within established time limits, and maintain the required level of insurance as prescribed by the City policy.

City of Sioux City

Library Site Supervisor - IV-2011

Category
Library
Department
Library
Pay Rate
W47
Job Code
IV-2011

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under general supervision, coordinates and supervises a major section or division of the Library and provides professional and technical advice for the delivery of customer service.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned. 

  • Oversees the day-to-day operations of a library facility.
  • Sets and assigns priorities for employees scheduled at the branch facility.
  • Trains and instructs employees in meeting the needs of Library patrons.
  • Attends and participates in staff meetings concerning Library operations and improvements.
  • Maintains records regarding Library usage and level of service to the public.
  • Assists patrons in person or via telephone with general use of the Library, answers questions and offers
  • suggestions, checks materials in and out, staffs the public service desk.
  • Assists patrons in locating specific materials and services.
  • Prepares, maintains and presents various monthly reports regarding Library services and activities.
  • Has the ability to maintain regular and prompt attendance at work.
Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Graduation from an accredited four year college or university and at least two years of experience working in a library or other public contact or public service work; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

MINIMUM PHYSICAL AND MENTAL ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Physical requirements

Requires ability to reach and handle a variety of paper documents using fingers and hands; precise use of fingers in typing and entering data using a standard keyboard. Occasionally lifts, carries, pushes and pulls objects and documents weighing up to 25 lbs. Requires clarity of vision at 20” or less, and numerical/clerical/form perception and discrimination, visual and sound perception, manual dexterity and motor coordination of eyes, hands and fingers at a normal speed in handling various sized objects.

Cognitive Demands

Requires thorough knowledge of Library operations and services and the ability to effectively provide those services to various groups within the community. Knowledge of statistics and business record keeping and the ability to use that knowledge in developing a useful record of events and services.

Language Ability and Interpersonal Communication

Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide technical assistance and direction to other employees and Library patrons. Requires the ability to speak clearly, distinctly and effectively with patrons and fellow employees; read in English and compare similarities and differences between words and series of numbers; apply common sense understanding to the work process, procedures, programs and services; and follow verbal and written instructions. Ability to establish and maintain an effective working rapport with subordinates, fellow employees, patrons and City officials.

Work Environment

Work is performed in a general inside office environment with appropriate heating and cooling and is not subject to significant occupational or environmental hazards other than those normally associated with general public contact.

 

Approved Resolution No. 2003-000367
Dated May 12, 2003

 

City of Sioux City

Library Systems Administrator - IV-2014

Category
Library
Department
Library
Pay Rate
W48
Job Code
IV-2014

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under direction, performs technical work relating to the development and coordination of the electronic data and computer system of the Library.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Insures that all personal computers, printers, terminals, etc. are operational; diagnoses, troubleshoots and repairs equipment;
  • Reviews and evaluates technology and resource needs and makes recommendations on purchases and writes specifications, installs hardware and software;
  • Plans and designs local and wide area networks and maintains local area networks in designated locations;
  • Maintains library databases and performs and develops new tasks as indicated;
  • Checks and maintains telecommunications equipment and systems between branches and other remote locations;
  • Assists patrons in person and via telephone with general use of the Library, answers questions and offers suggestions, staffs the public service desk;
  • Reviews, evaluates and provides access to the network services and information servers;
  • Trains users on procedures and documents changes in system usage and inventory;
  • Assists staff and patrons in the use of computers and related equipment relative to library services;
  • Attends and participates in staff meetings to improve the overall delivery of library services;
  • Reads materials and attends meetings to remain current on information related to library computer needs.
Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Graduation from standard high school or GED equivalency supplemented by two years of formal education at a business school or technical trades school specializing in computer science. At least two years working in technical computer network support, computer programming or closely related work.

MINIMUM PHYSICAL AND MENTAL ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Physical requirements

Requires ability to reach and handle a variety of paper documents using fingers and hands; precise use of fingers in typing and entering data using a standard keyboard. Occasionally lifts and carries objects and documents weighing up to 50 lbs. and pushes and pulls objects weighing up to 100 lbs. Requires clarity of vision at 20” or less, numerical/clerical/form perception and discrimination, visual and sound perception, manual dexterity and motor coordination of eyes, hands and fingers at a normal speed in handling various sized objects.

Cognitive Demands

Requires a through knowledge of computer operating systems, hardware and software, network protocols, and the ability to apply that knowledge to program, design and develop system procedures and to solve both routine and complex problems and malfunctions. Knowledge and ability to effect complex maintenance and repair on equipment. Ability to interpret and apply acquired knowledge and technical specifications to the total Library information system.

Language Ability and Interpersonal Communication

Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide technical assistance and direction to other employees, staff and patrons. Requires the ability to develop and present effective written and verbal reports to various groups as appropriate. The ability to establish and maintain an effective working rapport with fellow employees, City officials, suppliers and the general public.

Work Environment

Work involves limited exposure to odors, heat, dust, moving parts and electricity. Occupational hazards may include cuts/abrasions, burns and electrical shock. Compliance with established safety practices and procedures can be expected to minimize serious injury.

City of Sioux City

Reference Librarian - IV-2010

Category
Library
Department
Library
Pay Rate
L23
Job Code
IV-2010

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under supervision, provides professional and technical assistance to staff and patrons regarding Library use, policies and procedures.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned. 

  • Staffs the public service desk assisting patrons in person and via telephone, answering complex reference questions using various reference tools and resources; 
  • Gathers and maintains records and data for use in preparing reports regarding Library activities; 
  • Assists patrons with use of reference sources including databases and on line sources;
  • Assists with the coordination and delivery of various outreach programs;
  • Maintains records, by category, of various requests for assistance and prepares reports;
  • Reviews materials for collection development, maintains assigned collections;
  • Assists with training of new clerical and paraprofessional staff;
  • Maintains specialized files for public and professional use;
  • Participates in planning and organizing work in the assigned section;
  • Reads professional literature and attends meetings and workshops to keep informed on modern library services.
Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Masters Degree in Library Science.

MINIMUM PHYSICAL AND MENTAL ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Physical requirements

Requires ability to reach and handle a variety of paper documents using fingers and hands; precise use of fingers in typing and entering data using a standard keyboard. Occasionally lifts and carries objects and documents weighing up to 25 lbs. Requires clarity of vision at 20” or less, numerical/clerical/form perception and discrimination, visual and sound perception, manual dexterity and motor coordination of eyes, hands and fingers at a normal speed in handling various sized objects.

Cognitive Demands

Requires a thorough knowledge of Library policies and practices; a broad range of reference and readers’ advisory materials and services including various Internet web sites; general clerical methods and procedures. Ability to apply current Library technology and automated services in selecting appropriate materials, resources and services to assist patrons. Knowledge of basic business math, public relations and the ability to use the English language effectively. Ability to maintain records and reports regarding Library usage and services.

Language Ability and Interpersonal Communication

Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide technical assistance and direction to other employees, staff and the patrons. Requires the ability to develop and present effective written and verbal reports to various groups as appropriate. The ability to establish and maintain an effective working rapport with fellow employees, City officials, suppliers and the general public.

Work Environment

Work is performed in a general inside office environment with appropriate heating and cooling and is not subject to significant occupational or environmental hazards other than those normally associated with general public contact.

Special requirements:

Employee must personally provide reliable transportation between assigned work sites within established time limits, and maintain the required level of insurance as prescribed by City policy.

 

PATS

Professional, Administrative, Technical, Supervisory, Executive and Council Appointed

City of Sioux City

Administrative Assistant - IV-1080

Category
PATS
Department
Varies
Job Type
Non-Exempt
Pay Rate
S13
Job Code
IV-1080

Date Adopted
March 1999
Date Revised
May 31, 2016
Approved Res.No
2006-000382
Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Performs financial, operational, and administrative functions and support for a Department including the oversight and coordination of office administrative and financial activities and procedures.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION (with or without accommodation)

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Schedules meetings and activities and prepares and distributes minutes and agendas.
  • Composes, prepares, and distributes correspondence and other documents.
  • Assists internal and external customers via telephone and in person.
  • Orders and maintains inventory of office supplies.
  • Performs general office duties, such as copying, filing, faxing, data entry, and mail processing.
  • Initiates, enters, and verifies departmental payroll.
  • Completes accounting duties that may include cash handling, such as entering AP/AR, monitoring budget, billing, reconciling purchase orders, and processing expense reports.
  • Supervise and coordinate the office operations and serves as the confidential assistant to a department head. Train staff members.
  • Compile data and prepare reports for review and action.
  • Initiate, review and process payroll documents and forms.
  • Process accounts payable/receivable and perform related bookkeeping activities, prepare financial reports.
  • Receive funds, make deposits.
  • Process and coordinate Federal and State Grants, initiate requests for payment.
  • Assist in the preparation, presentation and monitoring of the department/division budget.
  • Serve as Secretary and support staff for boards/commissions, prepare agendas, take and transcribe meeting minutes and compose a variety of correspondence using a P.C. and related software.
  • Revise, implement and maintain office procedures and filing systems.
  • Secure and coordinate travel arrangements for staff members.
  • Participate and assist in the selection of new employees.
  • Prepare response and complete survey forms and questionnaires.
  • Attend meetings representing the office.
  • Maintain confidentiality of information.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with Officials, other agencies, fellow employees and the general public.
  • Responsible for numerous department-specific duties.
  • Regularly lifts up to 10 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 30 pounds.
  • Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency. In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in a state of declared emergency.

 

Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

High School Diploma or GED and five to seven years office administration or accounting experience OR two years of college-level or business school course work and zero to two years of office administration or accounting experience. Any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skill and abilities.

MINIMUM ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB

Abilities

Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you, ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer), ability to see details at a distance, ability to identify and understand the speech of another person, ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

Job Knowledge

Requires a thorough and complete knowledge of office management, equipment and procedures; a comprehensive knowledge of the principals of bookkeeping, filing systems, computers and related software; ability to apply current office technology, resources and services to assist customers (external and internal). Thorough knowledge of City Ordinances and municipal government, business math, interpersonal relations and the ability to use the English language effectively. Ability to exercise independent judgment in making decisions in accordance with established policies and regulations, and to plan and supervise the work of others.

Language Skills and Interpersonal Communication

Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide assistance to employees, and the general public. Requires the ability to speak clearly, distinctly and effectively with fellow employees; read in English and compare similarities and differences between words and series of numbers; apply common sense understanding to the work process, procedures, programs and services; and to provide and follow verbal and written instructions.

Work Environment

Work is normally performed in a general inside office environment with appropriate heating and cooling and is not subject to significant occupational or environmental hazards other than those normally associated with general public contact.

Special Requirements

None

City of Sioux City

Administrative Secretary - IV-1060

Category
PATS
Department
Varies
Job Type
Non-Exempt
Pay Rate
S10
Job Code
IV-1060

Date Adopted
March 1999
Date Revised
May 31, 2016
Approved Res.No
2006-000382
Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Performs clerical, operational, and administrative functions and support for an office, division, section or Department.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION (with or without accommodation)

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Schedules meetings and activities and prepares and distributes minutes and agendas.
  • Composes, prepares, and distributes various correspondences.
  • Assists internal and external customers via telephone and in person.
  • Orders and maintains inventory of office supplies.
  • Performs general office duties, such as copying, filing, faxing, data entry, and mail processing.
  • Initiates, enters, and verifies departmental payroll.
  • Completes light accounting duties that may include cash handling, such as entering AP/AR, monitoring budget, billing, reconciling purchase orders, and processing expense reports.
  • Compile data and prepare both routine and special reports for review and action.
  • Initiate, review and process payroll documents and forms.
  • Assist in the preparation, presentation and monitoring of the department/division budget.
  • Serve as Secretary and support staff for boards/commissions, prepare agendas, take and transcribe meeting minutes and compose a variety of correspondence.
  • Revise, implement and maintain office procedures and filing systems.
  • Secure and coordinate travel arrangements for staff members.
  • Receive and distribute mail.
  • Assist with the training of new employees and may assign work to other clerical staffers.
  • Issue and record permits, receive and record cash receipts.
  • Prepare response and complete survey forms and questionnaires.
  • Maintain confidentiality of information.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with Officials, other agencies, fellow employees and the general public.
  • Responsible for numerous department-specific duties.
  • Regularly lifts up to 10 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 30 pounds.
  • Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency. In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in a state of declared emergency.

 

Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

High School Diploma or GED and two to five years of office or accounting experience. Any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skill and abilities. 

MINIMUM ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS 

Abilities

Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you, ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer), ability to see details at a distance, ability to identify and understand the speech of another person, ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

Job Knowledge

Requires a thorough and complete knowledge of office equipment and procedures; a comprehensive knowledge of the principals of bookkeeping and filing systems and computers and related software; ability to apply current office technology, resources and services to assist customers (external and internal). Thorough knowledge of City Ordinances and municipal government; and business math, inter- personal relations and the ability to use the English language effectively. Ability to exercise independent judgment in making decisions in accordance with established policies and regulations, and to assist with the administration and coordination of general office activities.

Language Skills and Interpersonal Communication

Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide assistance to employees, and the general public. Requires the ability to speak clearly, distinctly and effectively with fellow employees; read in English and compare similarities and differences between words and series of numbers; apply common sense understanding to the work process, procedures, programs and services; and to provide and follow verbal and written instructions.

Work Environment

Work is normally performed in a general inside office environment with appropriate heating and cooling and is not subject to significant occupational or environmental hazards other than those normally associated with general public contact.

Special Requirements

None

 

City of Sioux City

Airport Operations and Maintenance Manager - IV-6562

Category
PATS
Department
Airport
Job Type
Exempt
Pay Rate
S20
Job Code
IV-6562

Date Adopted
September 25, 2006
Date Revised
September 25, 2006
Approved Res.No
2006-000662
Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under the general direction of the Airport Director, manages the daily operations and maintenance of the Airport including runways, taxiways, hangers, housing units, and terminal building. Responsible for security, airport certification, airport operational areas, snow removal, maintenance, construction, rehabilitation, tenant relations, equipment, and purchases.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION (with or without accommodation)
The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Maintains TSA security requirements.
  • Supervises construction projects.
  • Oversees the Airport’s ARFF
  • Manages and directs employees.
  • Attends Airport Board and City Council meetings.
  • Ensures through inspections of the airport is in accordance with FAR Part 139 standards.
  • Ensures the maintenance of runways in regard to marking and lighting, cleaning, surface repair, etc.
  • Maintains inspection and training records.
  • Supervises all maintenance, custodial, and operations personnel.
  • Assigns and inspects the work of subordinates.
  • Evaluates the performance of assigned subordinates.
  • Assists in the planning of daily airport operations.
  • Responsibility for the proper handling, storage, and use of hazardous materials by personnel.
  • Issues NOTAMS as required.
  • Maintains regular and punctual attendance and working hours.
  • Regularly lifts up to 25 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 50 pounds.
  • Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency. In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in a state of declared emergency.
Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skill and abilities, including: High school diploma and seven to ten years experience; two years of  ollege/Associates degree and two to five years experience; or bachelor’s degree and up to two years experience.

MINIMUM ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS\

Abilities
The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and taste or smell. Ability to quickly move hands, hands together with arms, or two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects, ability to exert muscle force repeatedly or continuously over time; this involves muscular endurance and resistance to muscle fatigue, ability to use abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time without 'giving out' or fatiguing, ability to quickly and repeatedly bend, stretch, twist, or reach out with your body, arms, and/or legs. Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you, ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer), ability to see details at a distance, ability to identify and understand the speech of another person, ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

Job Knowledge
Thorough knowledge in all aspects of the operations of an air carrier airport; thorough knowledge of the uses and operating characteristics of a variety of equipment and materials; thorough knowledge of FAA and airport regulations, policies and procedures; good knowledge of construction and maintenance functions and of the safety measures to be observed during the operation of an airport; ability to plan, assign and coordinate a large number of subordinates performing varied tasks; ability to read, interpret and comply with plans, regulations and specifications related to assigned duties; ability to develop and maintain various types of records; ability to prepare clear, concise and comprehensive written reports, correspondence and recommendations; ability to communicate effectively; and ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with officials, associates, employees and the general public. Knowledge of operations and maintenance of an air carrier airport and with a working knowledge of Federal Aviation Regulation Part 139 and TSA Part 1542.

Language Skills and Interpersonal Communication
Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide assistance to customers (external and internal). Requires the ability to write and speak effectively with fellow employees, Airport Board, City Council, and the general public; read in English; apply common sense understanding to the work process, procedures, programs and services; and to provide and follow verbal and written instructions. Requires the ability to work as a member of a team in order to accomplish tasks; the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the general public; and the ability to relate to minorities, women, and other protected classes in the community at all socioeconomic levels. Work Environment Eighty percent of work is normally performed in a normal inside office environment with appropriate heating and cooling and is not subject to significant occupational or environmental hazards other than those normally associated with general public contact, dust or odors. Field conditions outdoors are of varying weather conditions, with varying street level noises, and visiting locations within the community whose environment may be different from the City’s. Travel in all types of weather extremes to attend training, perform inspections, and/or organizes meetings conferences, and workshops; must be mobile and able to visit complainants and businesses within the metro area.

Special Requirements
Accreditation by the American Association of Airport Executives desired; successful criminal background check; and possession or the ability to obtain a Commercial Driver's License.

City of Sioux City

Airport Operations Supervisor - IV-6562

Category
PATS
Department
Airport
Pay Rate
S20
Job Code
IV-6562

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under the general direction of the Airport Director, manages the daily operations of the Airport’s runways, taxiways, hangers, housing units, and terminal. Responsible for security, airport certification, airport operational areas, snow removal, maintenance, construction, rehabilitations, AARF functions, tenant relations, equipment, maintenance and purchases.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION (with or without accommodation)

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Maintains FAA security requirements.
  • Supervises construction projects and the Airport’s fire department.
  • Manages and directs employees.
  • Attends meetings for the Airport Board and the City Council.
  • Ensure through inspections that the airport and runway facilities are in accordance with FAR 139 standards.
  • Maintain runways in regards to marking and lighting, cleaning, surface repair, etc.
  • Maintain the grounds to meet FAR standards in regards to length of grass, wildlife control, etc.
  • Maintain inspection and training records.
  • Supervise all maintenance and operations personnel.
  • Assign and inspect the work of subordinates.
  • Evaluates the performance of assigned subordinates.
  • Assist in the planning of daily airport operations.
  • Responsible for the proper handling, storage, and use by personnel of hazardous materials.
  • Ensure that fire and rescue personnel receive required training.
  • Issues NOTAMS as required.
  • Maintains regular and punctual attendance and working hours.
  • Regularly lifts up to 25 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 50 pounds.
  • Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency. In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in a state of declared emergency.
Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

High school diploma and seven to ten years experience or two years of college/Associates degree and two to less than five years experience or bachelor’s degree and up to two years experience. Any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skill and abilities.

MINIMUM ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Abilities

The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and taste or smell. Ability to quickly move hands, hands together with arms, or two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects, ability to exert muscle force repeatedly or continuously over time; this involves muscular endurance and resistance to muscle fatigue, ability to use abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time without 'giving out' or fatiguing, ability to quickly and repeatedly bend, stretch, twist, or reach out with your body, arms, and/or legs. Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you, ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer), ability to see details at a distance, ability to identify and understand the speech of another person, ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences. 

Job Knowledge

Thorough knowledge in all aspects of the operations of an air carrier airport; thorough knowledge of the uses and operating characteristics of a variety of equipment and materials; thorough knowledge of FAA and airport regulations, policies and procedures; good knowledge of construction and maintenance functions and of the safety measures to be observed during the operation of an airport; ability to plan, assign and coordinate a large number of subordinates performing varied tasks; ability to read, interpret and comply with plans, regulations and specifications related to assigned duties; ability to develop and maintain various types of records; ability to prepare clear, concise and comprehensive written reports, corr espondence and recommendations; ability to communicate effectively; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with officials, associates, employees and the general public; good physical condition. Knowledge of operations and maintenance of an air carrier airport and with a working knowledge of Federal Aviation Regulation Parts 139 and 107.

Language Skills and Interpersonal Communication

Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide assistance to customers (external and internal). Requires the ability to write and speak effectively with fellow employees, City Council, and the general public; read in English; apply common sense understanding to the work process, procedures, programs and services; and to provide and follow verbal and written instructions. Requires the ability to work as a member of a team in order to accomplish tasks; the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the general public; and the ability to relate to minorities, women, and other protected classes in the community at all socioeconomic levels.

Work Environment

Fifty percent of work is normally performed in a normal inside office environment with appropriate heating and cooling and is not subject to significant occupational or environmental hazards other than those normally associated with general public contact, dust or odors. Field conditions outdoors are varying weather conditions, with varying street level noises; and visiting locations within the community whose environment may be different from the City’s. Travel in all types of weather extremes to attend training and/or organizes meetings conferences, and workshops; must be mobile and able to visit complainants and businesses within the metro area.

Special Requirements

Accreditation by the American Association of Airport Executives desired but not necessary; a five-year employment verification check required by the FAA; and possession or the ability to obtain a Commercial Driver's License.

City of Sioux City

Art Center Curator - IV-2525

Category
PATS
Department
Art Center
Pay Rate
S18
Job Code
IV-2525

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under general direction of the Art Center Director, plans, develops designs and coordinates exhibitions of art and supporting interpretive educational programs including: publications, didactic panels and  abels, lectures and tours for the Art Center.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION (with or without accommodation)

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Develops, coordinates and implements exhibitions and supporting programs including publications, labels and lectures designed to provide visitors with an interesting, informative educational experience.
  • Researches and contacts artists, museums, and collectors to explore developing exhibitions around their work.
  • Prepares publications, brochures, newsletters and articles concerning programs and events.
  • Works with appropriate staff to arrange and coordinate materials and collections on loan from other institutions and individuals.
  • Works with permanent collection conducting research on and developing future collecting goals and supporting educational materials.
  • May supervise and direct the work of other staff, including volunteers, in developing exhibits and programs.
  • Researches and writes grants in support of exhibitions and supporting programs.
  • Plans, organizes and presents lectures on various topics.
  • Attends meetings related to planning and operations.
  • Assists in the review and examination of collections to develop conservation strategies.
  • Prepares and present reports concerning collections, exhibits and operations and assist with the preparation of the operating budget.
  • Establishes and maintain effective working relationships with City Officials, other agencies, fellow employees and the general public.
  • Maintains regular and punctual attendance and working hours.
  • Regularly lifts up to 10 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 30 pounds.
  • Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency. In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in a state of declared emergency.
Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Post graduate degree in Art, Art History or closely related field and professional experience in a museum or educational setting, or equivalent. Any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skill and abilities.

MINIMUM ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Abilities

Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you, ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer), ability to see details at a distance, ability to identify and understand the speech of another person, ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

Job Knowledge

Thorough knowledge of art history, research and conservation procedures; museum practices, standards and ethics and copyright laws; computers and related software programs. Ability to create publications and news releases concerning exhibits; good organizational and records management skills, and skill in the use of computers, and the ability to complete work assignments accurately and in a timely fashion with proper attention to detail. 

Language Skills and Interpersonal Communication

Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide assistance to customers (external and internal). Requires the ability to write and speak clearly, distinctly and effectively with fellow employees and patrons; read in English and compare similarities and differences between words and series of numbers; apply common sense understanding to the work process, procedures, programs and services; and to provide and follow verbal and written instructions.

Work Environment

Work is normally performed in a normal inside office environment with appropriate heating and cooling and is not subject to significant occupational or environmental hazards other than those normally associated with general public contact, dust or odors.

Special Requirements

None

City of Sioux City

Art Center Development Coordinator - IV-2410

Category
PATS
Department
Art Center
Pay Rate
S17
Job Code
IV-2410

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under general direction of the Art Center Director, expands and maintains the Art Center’s fund-raising activities by prospecting, cultivating and soliciting individual, corporate, foundation, and government gifts and grants; responsibility to establish an annual fund and planned giving and major gifts program; responsibility for planning and executing individual and corporate membership campaigns and other solicitations. In conjunction with various volunteer support committees, the Development Coordinator administers the daily aspects of the development program, from strategic planning to followup activities.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION (with or without accommodation)

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Manages daily development activities.
  • Recruits, hires, supervises, and evaluates development staff.
  • Develops strategic planning for development goals, including appropriate time tables, objectives, budgets, etc.
  • Identifies and researches funding opportunities on local, regional and national levels.
  • Makes solicitations and prepares written proposals for support.
  • Develops and implements a planned giving program for the Art Center.
  • Develops and implements an annual fund for the Art Center.
  • Works with Art Center staff to develop potential grant opportunities and research, prepare and submit grant applications.
  • Develops campaigns for the solicitation of corporate and individual memberships.
  • Develops and maintains a network of local support for short- and long-term needs.
  • Recruits, motivates, and trains volunteers to aid in fund-raising pursuits.
  • Monitors and documents fund-raising activities by receiving and recording contributions/payments, acknowledging donor support, and following-up with requisite reporting requirements.
  • Development Coordinator reports on a regular basis to the City and Historical Association, various support committees, and the Director.
  • Art Center Development Coordinator reports on a regular basis to the Art Center Director and Art Center Association as appropriate.
  • Communicates ideas to printer for completion of Art Center publications.
  • Responsible for graphic design of publications.
  • Designs, writes, edits and prepares for printing marketing materials such as brochures, flyers, catalogs, public address announcements, quarterly materials, and videos.
  • Assists in coordinating Art Center events.
  • Establishes and maintain effective working relationships with City Officials, other agencies, fellow employees and the general public.
  • Maintains regular and punctual attendance and working hours.
  • Regularly lifts up to 10 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 30 pounds.
  • Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency. In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in a state of declared emergency.
Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Considerable experience in development, fund-raising activities, public relations and marketing; graduation from a college or university with major course work in business administration, marketing, public relations or related field; or any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skill and abilities.

MINIMUM ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Abilities

Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you, ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer), ability to see details at a distance, ability to identify and understand the speech of another person, ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

Job Knowledge

Thorough knowledge of fund development practices and techniques, and fund-raising activities; thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of marketing and public relations; good organizational, motivational and interpersonal skills; ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; ability to exercise resourcefulness in meeting and resolving problems; ability to develop and maintain effective relationships with Art Center patrons, business community, volunteers, other employees and the public; ability to organize work, set priorities, meet critical deadlines and complete assignments with minimal supervision required; ability to develop and regulate budgets; good physical condition.

Language Skills and Interpersonal Communication

Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide assistance to customers (external and internal). Requires the ability to write and speak clearly, distinctly and effectively with fellow employees and patrons; read in English and compare similarities and differences between words and series of numbers; apply common sense understanding to the work process, procedures, programs and services; and to provide and follow verbal and written instructions.

Work Environment

Work is normally performed in a normal inside office environment with appropriate heating and cooling and is not subject to significant occupational or environmental hazards other than those normally associated with general public contact, dust or odors.

Special Requirements

None

City of Sioux City

Art Center Director - IV-2430

Category
PATS
Department
Art Center
Pay Rate
E04
Job Code
IV-2430

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under general direction of the Sioux City Art Center Board of Trustees, directs the activities and staff of the Art Center; promotes art in the community, administers the programs and projects undertaken by the Center and is responsible for budgeting and dispensing tax funds as well as those from the Art Center Association, and works closely with the Art Center Board of Trustees. The exhibition, collecting, education and fund raising programs are a direct responsibility as is the maintenance and appearance of the building. The growth and direction of the Center, its future and its place in the community, and the provision of high quality visual arts experiences for the community are the Art Center Director's concerns.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION (with or without accommodation)

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Manages day-to-day operation of Art Center, including directing of the staff.
  • Sets goals and objectives for staff.
  • Plans exhibitions, overseeing hanging, handling correspondence, events; oversees care of works of art, maintains adequate insurance coverage and re-appraises collection periodically; schedules musical programs, lectures, workshops and classes; teaches some art classes.
  • Handles citizen's complaints, requests and suggestions.
  • Prepares budget for the Art Center for submission to the Board of Trustees; monitors spending of City funds and Association funds; presents and interprets financial statements.
  • Attends meetings of Art Center Association Board of Directors, providing all professional input requested.
  • Keeps abreast of current professional literature.
  • Writes grant requests to State and Federal agencies and obtains money from other sources; works with appropriate Association committees to acquire new works for the permanent collection and to raise funds for Association activities.
  • Oversees publicity activities; writes new releases and newspaper columns, and appears on television to promote the Center.
  • Administers special projects.
  • Attends workshops, conferences and exhibitions, representing the Art Center; speaks to groups in the community and at the Center.
  • Establishes and maintain effective working relationships with City Officials, other agencies, fellow employees and the general public.
  • Maintains regular and punctual attendance and working hours.
  • Regularly lifts up to 10 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 30 pounds.
  • Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency. In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in a state of declared emergency.
Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Considerable experience in managing an art center, gallery or similar institution and graduation from a college or university of recognized standing with major work in fine arts or art history, preferably possession of a Master's Degree in art management, art or art history; or any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skill and abilities. 

MINIMUM ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Abilities

Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you, ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer), ability to see details at a distance, ability to identify and understand the speech of another person, ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

Job Knowledge

Comprehensive knowledge of the visual arts, both historic and contemporary; thorough knowledge of modern principles and practices of managing an art center; ability to handle financial planning and regulate expenditures; skills in writing and speaking, education and interacting with the public; good physical condition.

Language Skills and Interpersonal Communication

Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide assistance to customers (external and internal). Requires the ability to write and speak clearly, distinctly and effectively with fellow employees and patrons; read in English and compare similarities and differences between words and series of numbers; apply common sense understanding to the work process, procedures, programs and services; and to provide and follow verbal and written instructions.

Work Environment

Work is normally performed in a normal inside office environment with appropriate heating and cooling and is not subject to significant occupational or environmental hazards other than those normally associated with general public contact, dust or odors.

Special Requirements

None

 

City of Sioux City

Assistant Box Office Manager - IV-2231

Category
PATS
Department
Events Facilities
Job Code
IV-2231

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under the direct supervision of the Box Office Manager, assists in the operations of the box office. This includes the operation of all ticket sales and ticketing related aspects of an event from development through settlement for the Tyson Events Center and Orpheum Theatre.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION (with or without accommodation)

The following duties are typical for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Provide support for the Box Office Manager and act as a back up in his/her absence.
  • Create and manage season ticket sales, develop and implement strategies to generate increased season and group sales.
  • Assist with all aspects of event ticketing.
  • Build show/events on ticketing system, producing maps and scaling for promoters / artist management.
  • Controlling building and show holds.
  • Report attendance / revenue figures to management, promoters, artist management, etc..
  • Oversee day-of-show ticketing operations, including relocates and box office settlement.
  • Ensure event information is accurate and up-to-date, and provided to box office attendants.
  • Assist Marketing Manager with group sales, as needed.
  • Resolve patron problems and complaints.
  • Set up cash drawers, count money and prepare bank deposits.
  • Prepare box office reports.
  • Schedule staff, and prepare payroll.
  • Regularly lifts up to 10 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 30 pounds.
  • Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency. In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in a state of declared emergency.
Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

High School diploma or GED and two to three years’ experience with customer service, accounting and/or sales and a minimum of two years’ experience with customer service, accounting, and/or sales. Prefer a minimum of one year of experience in event ticketing in arenas or theaters and experience with Ticketmaster or another ticketing platform. Any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skill and abilities.

MINIMUM ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Abilities

Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you, ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer), ability to see details at a distance, ability to identify and understand the speech of another person, ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences. Must be able to access all areas of the Tyson Event Center, some of which are accessible only by stairs.

Job Knowledge

Good knowledge of sales and/or marketing; skill in operation of calculator and cash register; computer skills with a high degree of accuracy (ticketing system, word, excel), and ability to effectively troubleshoot; ability to establish good working relationships with employees and the public; ability to resolve conflicts and lead a team of employees; good physical condition. Knowledge of arena, theatre, arts, and entertainment is preferred.

Language Skills and Interpersonal Communication

Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide assistance to customers (external and internal). Requires the ability to write and speak effectively with fellow employees, event promoters and coordinators, catering staff, and the general public; read in English; apply common sense understanding to the work process, procedures, programs and services; and to provide and follow verbal and written instructions. Requires the ability to work as a member of a team in order to accomplish tasks; the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees and the general public. Must be able to effectively interact with others to resolve problems and conflicts. Must have superior communications skills via phone.

Work Environment

Ninety percent of work is normally performed inside a typical office environment with appropriate heating and cooling and is not subject to significant occupational or environmental hazards other than those normally associated with general public contact, dust or odors, however some events will involve being outdoors. Some work shifts may involve long hours, depending on event schedule and may include nights, weekends and holidays. Work environment can be noisy, with loud music during many events.

Special Requirements

Must possess or be able to obtain a valid Iowa Driver’s License.

City of Sioux City

Assistant City Attorney I - IV-1170

Category
PATS
Department
Legal
Pay Rate
X19
Job Code
IV-1170

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under the general direction of the City Attorney, performs professional legal work for the City as Assistant City Attorney; researches the law and prepares and tries minor cases. Conduct legal research, prepare memorandums and briefs, prepare and review legal documents.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF THE POSITION (with or without accommodation)

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Researches and prepares ordinances.
  • Counsels, advises and consults with employees from City departments.
  • Reviews, processes, and approves all child support orders and garnishments for city employees.
  • Prepares, prosecutes or defends misdemeanor crimes, i.e., traffic and animal violations, miscellaneous alcohol, assault and criminal mischief crimes. Crimes typically involve law enforcement personnel in addition to lay witnesses. Preparation for criminal cases involves picking up/sorting new docket sheets, researching/ordering police reports, identifying needed witnesses, arranging for the presence of witnesses, appearing in court, interviewing witnesses, coordinating police testimony, visiting with defendants and their counsel, and making plea offers.
  • Files claims on behalf of the city in bankruptcy cases.
  • Researches and recommends course of action or makes legal comments as they pertain to "requests for legal opinions";
  • Performs civil legal work of the City involving preparation of documents such as leases, resolutions and ordinances, and furnishes legal advice to other departments.
  • Represent the City in small claims court. Cases may involve claims by or against the City arising from property and personal injury claims, etc.
  • Studies City, State, Federal and general municipal law for information and precedence bearing on City legal problems.
  • Regularly lifts up to 10 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 30 pounds.
  • Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency. In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in a state of declared emergency.
Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Graduation from a recognized law school and admission to the Bar of the State of Iowa. Any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skill and abilities.

MINIMUM ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Abilities

Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you, ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer), ability to see details at a distance, ability to identify and understand the speech of another person, ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences. Ability to analyze, appraise and organize facts and evidence to ascertain the determining aspects of cases, and to present such material in a clear and logical form; ability to determine alternative courses of action and the impacts of such courses of action, and to recommend choices; ability to present and argue minor cases in court and to handle unanticipated problems smoothly; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with court officials, city officials and the general public; good judgment; good physical condition.

Job Knowledge

Good knowledge of the principles, methods, materials, practices and references utilized in legal research. Basic understanding of the laws applicable to cities in Iowa. Good knowledge of the court system in Iowa.

Language Skills and Interpersonal Communication

Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide assistance to customers (external and internal). Requires the ability to write and speak effectively with fellow employees, City Council, and the general public; read in English; apply common sense understanding to the work process, procedures, programs and services; and to provide and follow verbal and written instructions. Requires the ability to work as a member of a team in order to accomplish tasks; the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the general public.

Work Environment

Ninety percent of work is normally performed in a normal inside office environment with appropriate heating and cooling and is not subject to significant occupational or environmental hazards other than those normally associated with general public contact, dust or odors. Travel in all types of weather extremes to attend training and/or organizes meetings conferences, and workshops; must be mobile and able to visit complainants and businesses within the metro area.

Special Requirements

Possession of a valid Iowa driver’s license or the ability to provide reliable transportation

City of Sioux City

Assistant City Attorney II - IV-1180

Category
PATS
Department
Legal
Pay Rate
X21
Job Code
IV-1180

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under the general direction of the City Attorney, performs advanced professional legal services for the City as an Assistant City Attorney; deals with serious and complicated aspects of the practice of law. Responsibilities include negotiation and trial of primarily civil litigation, preparation of major contracts and documents, and litigation of labor matters.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION (with or without accommodation)

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Handles trial work and case preparation for tort and/or civil rights litigation and workers compensation case review.
  • Responds to personnel issues, including attending to pre-disciplinary and grievance hearings.
  • Answers research and opinion requests from municipal departments, including review of subpoenas issued to employees and/or departments.
  • Trains law enforcement officers in civil liability and criminal and case law changes.
  • Reviews contracts, bid proposals, and departmental policies.
  • Prepares, prosecutes or defends and tries jury and non-jury cases which include torts, civil rights actions, labor disputes, condemnations, workers' compensation, administrative appeals and contract actions; determines whether or not a case should be tried; may direct Assistant City Attorney I in this activity.
  • Performs civil legal services involving the negotiation, preparation, interpretation and enforcement of major contracts, deeds, leases or other documents.
  • Researches and prepares legislation including municipal resolutions and ordinances and state statutes.
  • Furnishes legal advice and services to various bodies, boards, commissions and departments including the City Council, pension boards and the Civil Service Commission.
  • Prepares, prosecutes and defends in administrative hearings before state and local agencies, boards and commissions;
  • Provides legal services in the interpretation and administration of labor agreements and employment law. Negotiates and provides legal services in the administration of workers' compensation claims.
  • Prepares, initiates, prosecutes and defends condemnation actions.
  • Studies City, State and Federal laws and cases for information and precedence bearing on City legal issues.
  • Receives and responds to citizen complaints regarding the legality of specific issues. Researches and makes appropriate recommendations.
  • Regularly lifts up to 10 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 30 pounds.
  • Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency. In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in a state of declared emergency.
Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Five years experience as an attorney with specialization in municipal law, graduation from a recognized law school, and admission to the Bar of the State of Iowa. Any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skill and abilities. 

MINIMUM ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Abilities

Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you, ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer), ability to see details at a distance, ability to identify and understand the speech of another person, ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

Job Knowledge

Thorough knowledge of the principles of civil and criminal laws, practices and procedures; thorough knowledge of the principles, methods, materials, practices and references utilized in legal research and drafting; ability to analyze, appraise and organize facts, legal implications, precedence and evidence to ascertain the necessary components of contracts and documents or the determining aspects of cases and the ability to present such material, either orally or written, in a clear and logical form; ability to recognize and determine alternative courses of action and their impacts and to recommend choices; ability to present and argue a position in administrative hearings or courts and to handle unanticipated problems smoothly; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with court officials, City officials, members of the bar and the general public; good judgment and the ability to work independently.

Language Skills and Interpersonal Communication

Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide assistance to customers (external and internal). Requires the ability to write and speak effectively with fellow employees, City Council, and the general public; read in English; apply common sense understanding to the work process, procedures, programs and services; and to provide and follow verbal and written instructions. Requires the ability to work as a member of a team in order to accomplish tasks; the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the general public.

Work Environment

Ninety percent of work is normally performed in a normal inside office environment with appropriate heating and cooling and is not subject to significant occupational or environmental hazards other than those normally associated with general public contact, dust or odors. Travel in all types of weather extremes to attend training and/or organizes meetings conferences, and workshops; must be mobile and able to visit complainants and businesses within the metro area.

Special Requirements

Possession of a valid Iowa driver’s license or the ability to provide reliable transportation

City of Sioux City

Assistant City Manager - IV-1515

Category
PATS
Department
City Manager
Pay Rate
E01
Job Code
IV-1515

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under the direction of the City Manager, coordinates activities of the City, develops and administers policies, programs and projects, and generally assists the City Manager in the conduct of the City’s operations including acting as City Manager in his/her absence and performs related work as directed.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION (with or without accommodation)

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Coordinates the activities of City operations as assigned by the City Manager.
  • Works with City staff to develop programs and operational efficiencies.
  • Analyzes current or potential City operations and recommends appropriate courses of action to the City Manager.
  • Assists the City Manager with strategic planning determining both short term and long term needs.
  • Assists in the development of the City’s annual operating and capital budgets.
  • Provides follow-up and coordinates City Council referrals and special projects.
  • Represents the City Manager in interactions with elected and appointed state and local government officials, business owners and managers, neighborhood groups, boards and commissions, and employees and other citizens and customers.
  • Appears before groups and organizations as the City representative to explain activities, programs and policies.
  • Assists the City Manager with the preparation of the Council agenda.
  • May provide direct supervision over one or more departments.
  • Prepares and coordinates correspondence, reports, memoranda, media communications, and directives for the City Manager.
  • Reviews and prepares materials for and assists in the presentation of matters to the City Council, including Requests for Council Review, Requests for Council Action and informational memos.
  • Provides information and interpretations on City policies, functions and procedures.
  • Confers with department directors, and staff members with regard to problems, projects and activities to assist in coordination of City services.
  • Regularly lifts up to 10 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 30 pounds.
  • Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency. In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in a state of declared emergency. 
Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Graduation from a four-year college with major course work in business administration, public administration or related field and a minimum of five years of progressively responsible management experience with considerable experience in municipal government; or any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skill and abilities.

MINIMUM ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Abilities

Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you, ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer), ability to see details at a distance, ability to identify and understand the speech of another person, ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

Job Knowledge

Comprehensive knowledge of the principles and practices of public administration; thorough knowledge of organizational development concepts, techniques and philosophies; knowledge of the procedures and standards of and current development in municipal government; thorough knowledge of laws pertaining to municipal government; good knowledge of municipal finance and budget practices. Ability to analyze difficult administrative problems and develop sound conclusions and recommendations; ability to assemble, organize, analyze and present in oral or written form, clear and concise reports, memoranda, directives and letters; ability to prepare and present comprehensive technical reports and proposals; ability to organize work, set priorities, meet critical deadlines and complete assignments with minimal supervision required; ability to meet the public and to discuss issues, complaints and requests for service; ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines, and manage many projects simultaneously; and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with business clients, developers, public officials, the general public, community groups, the news media and staff.

Language Skills and Interpersonal Communication

Requires effective communication skills. Requires the ability to write and speak clearly, distinctly and effectively with fellow employees and the general public; read in English and compare similarities and differences between words and series of numbers; apply common sense understanding to the work process, procedures, programs and services; and to provide and follow verbal and written instructions; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with City officials, City staff, business representatives, and other governmental agencies.

Work Environment

Work is normally performed in a general inside office environment with appropriate heating and cooling and is not subject to significant occupational or environmental hazards other than those normally associated with general public contact.

Special Requirements

Possession of a valid Iowa driver’s license. 

City of Sioux City

Auto Shop Supervisor - IV-1355

Category
PATS
Department
Central Maintenance Garage
Pay Rate
S18
Job Code
IV-1355

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under the general direction of the Purchasing/Fleet/Transit Director, performs skilled and supervisory work in the maintenance, repair and overhaul of gasoline and diesel-driven automotive and specialized equipment. General supervision, involving discussions of unusual work problems and scheduling of the more important overhaul and repair undertakings, is received from an administrative superior; however, only a minimum of supervision is exercised over an employee in this class

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION (with or without accommodation)

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Supervises assigned work and personnel in the automotive maintenance garage and related facilities.
  • Issues duty assignments and general instructions to shop mechanics, servicemen and other workers.
  • Inspects completed repair jobs.
  • Performs technical work in the repair and maintenance of automotive equipment.
  • Approves requisitions for material and equipment.
  • Schedules and participates in the preparation of annual budget for anticipated repair and replacement of departmental vehicles.
  • Checks newly purchased equipment to ensure conformance with specifications;
  • Assists in locating parts and other supplies.
  • Determines labor and material requirements for the repair of damaged automotive equipment, and estimates cost of repairing privately owned cars as required.
  • Keeps maintenance records of work performed.
  • Regularly lifts up to 10 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 30 pounds.
  • Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency. In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in a state of declared emergency.

 

Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Considerable experience at the journey level in light and heavy-duty automotive equipment repair and maintenance work, including supervisory experience and completion of a standard high school or trade school course; and seven years directly related experience. Any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skill and abilities.

MINIMUM ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Abilities

Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you, ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer), ability to see details at a distance, ability to identify and understand the speech of another person, ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

Job Knowledge

Comprehensive knowledge of the construction, assembly, adjustment and maintenance of a wide variety of light and heavy automotive equipment; comprehensive knowledge of the standard methods, practices, tools and equipment of the automotive mechanic's trade; comprehensive knowledge of the use of various types of shop tools, such as drills, presses, grinders and micrometers; thorough knowledge of the uses of instruments employed in testing the operation of heavy-duty automotive equipment such as ammeters, voltmeters, compression gauges and motor and exhaust analyzers; thorough knowledge of the principles of internal combustion engines; thorough knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety practices of the trade; ability to diagnose defects in automotive equipment and to instruct subordinates in approved techniques remedying them; ability to plan and supervise the work of skilled, semi-skilled and unskilled workers; ability to keep records, files and related documents necessary to the operation of an automotive repair and maintenance unit; good physical condition.

Language Skills and Interpersonal Communication

Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide assistance to customers (external and internal). Requires the ability to write and speak effectively with fellow employees, City Council, and the general public; read in English; apply common sense understanding to the work process, procedures, programs and services; and to provide and follow verbal and written instructions. Requires the ability to work as a member of a team in order to accomplish tasks; the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the general public.

Work Environment

Fifty percent of work is normally performed in a normal inside office environment with appropriate heating and cooling and is not subject to significant occupational or environmental hazards other than those normally associated with general public contact, dust or odors. Travel in all types of weather extremes to attend training and/or organizes meetings conferences, and workshops; must be mobile and able to visit complainants and businesses within the metro area.

Special Requirements

Possession of a valid Commercial Driver's License issued by the State of Iowa may be required.

City of Sioux City

Box Office Manager - IV-2240

Category
PATS
Department
Events Facilities
Pay Rate
S16
Job Code
IV-2240

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under the general direction of the EFD Executive Director, directs methods of ticket sales for events presented by the Tyson Events Center and any other organizations using the centralized ticket office; coordinates with promoters for the scaling and selling of tickets for the Tyson Events Center, Gateway Arena, Orpheum Theatre, Convention Center, and all Ticketmaster events. Work in this class involves total financial responsibility and accountability for the box office.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION (with or without accommodation)

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Recruits, hires, trains, and supervises employees.
  • Performs the daily reconciliation of ticket office revenues.
  • Prepares and reports daily bank deposit logs in conjunction with the accounting department.
  • Addresses ADA issues and complaints. Ensures that seating complies with ADA requirements.
  • Provides event information for distribution to the general public and promotes positive customer service relations.
  • Coordinates communication to personal seat license holders and donors of the Orpheum Theatre regarding upcoming events, ticket prices and event information.
  • Assists promoters and creates in-house concert promotions by scaling the house to include establishing ticket price levels to maximize the profitability of events, setting up ticketing systems for events and collecting all bills and accounts in order to settle the show with the promoter at the end of the event.
  • Coordinates the handling of ticket sales, to include mail orders, telephone orders, group orders and at-window sales.
  • Promotes centralized ticket office to public and possible user organizations.
  • Provides management with the necessary ticket sales reports for each event.
  • Determines change requirements, sets up cash drawer and closes out cash register; prepares daily deposits and provides ticket sales progress reports and other information to the auditorium and organizations requesting ticket sales through the central box office.
  • Determines service standards, policies and procedures for box office as well as for other staff handling tickets at events.
  • Coordinates craft shows; solicits exhibitors, determines or builds advertisements, layouts, prices, services required, assigns staff and responds to issues or concerns.
  • Regularly lifts up to 10 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 30 pounds.
  • Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency. In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in a state of declared emergency. 
Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

College Degree, High School diploma or GED and five to seven years business experience involving account-keeping, some of which must have been at the supervisory level. Experience with TicketMaster or other ticketing system. Any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skill and abilities.

MINIMUM ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Abilities

Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you, ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer), ability to see details at a distance, ability to identify and understand the speech of another person, ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

Job Knowledge

Good knowledge of accounting procedures; experience in operation of a ticket office in an arena or theater; must be able to exercise independent judgment in seating individuals to ensure customers are able to appropriately view the event; must have experience in working with Ticketmaster and computerized ticketing systems to promote and sell tickets for events; skill in operation of calculator, cash register, computer, Word, Excel and spreadsheets; ability to establish good working relationships with other employees and the public; good physical condition.

Language Skills and Interpersonal Communication

Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide assistance to customers (external and internal). Requires the ability to write and speak effectively with fellow employees, City Council, agents/renters, producers, promoters, and the general public; read in English; apply common sense understanding to the work process, procedures, programs and services; and to provide and follow verbal and written instructions. Requires the ability to work as a member of a team in order to accomplish tasks; the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the general public.

Work Environment

Ninety percent of work is normally performed in a normal inside office environment with appropriate heating and cooling and is not subject to significant occupational or environmental hazards other than those normally associated with general public contact, dust or odors. Must be able to work extended hours to include weekends, evenings and holidays. Travel in all types of weather extremes to attend training and/or organizes meetings conferences, and workshops.

Special Requirements

None. 

City of Sioux City

Budget & Financial Analyst - IV-1270

Category
PATS
Department
Finance and Administration
Job Type
Exempt
Pay Rate
S18
Job Code
IV-1270

Job Description

 

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under the general direction of the Budget and Financial Manager, conducts special research projects and aids in the prepa-ration and administration of the annual budget; primarily budget examination operations and analysis.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION (with or without accommodation) 
The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other du-ties may be assigned.

  • Prepares, monitors, and analyzes annual Operating Budget.
  • Responsible for financial reporting.
  • Manages and audits Capital Improvements Program (CIP) and grants programs.
  • Compiles Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR).
  • Acts as accounts receivable and fixed asset software manager.
  • Works closely with information services systems in the assembly of budget data, budget and operations analysis and new systems design.
  • Makes preliminary review of budget and program workload estimates and collects additional data; researches areas to be discussed at budget hearings and prepares detailed data and tables; utilizes Information Services in assembling of detailed data for inclusion in the budget documents; analyzes projected expenditures by purpose and time period; makes recommendations for actions on expenditure projections.
  • Performs research, advises and assists departments in improving operations and procedures in the installation of new programs, systems, procedures and methods of operation.
  • Reviews, requests, and makes recommendations on requests for approval of personnel, capital outlay or for other items;
  • Analyzes funding requests and makes funding recommendations.
  • Performs special analyses and research of program workloads, costs and unit costs; aids in the preparation of revenue estimates.
  • Makes special studies or utilizes studies made by others essential to the review, preparation and execution of the an-nual budget.
  • Aids in the preparation and submission of reports required by Federal and State agencies.
  • Aides in the development and implementation of performance measures of performance measurements systems and data analysis.
  • Conducts special studies in other areas of City operations as assigned.
  • Regularly lifts up to 10 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 30 pounds.
  • Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency. In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in a state of declared emergency.
Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Bachelor’s degree with a major in accounting, finance, business administration or related field and at least 2 years experi-ence in budget analysis and computer systems design, preferably in local government. Any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skill and abilities..

MINIMUM ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS 

Abilities

Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you, ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer), ability to see details at a distance, ability to identify and understand the speech of another person, ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

Job Knowledge

Some knowledge of the principles of public administration with the emphasis on budgeting; some knowledge of cost ac-counting principles; some knowledge of budgetary procedures and record keeping practices; some knowledge of data pro-cessing capabilities and systems design; ability to gather pertinent facts and make thorough analyses and arrive at sound management conclusions; ability to prepare clear and comprehensive reports and fiscal statements; ability to solve complex problems; ability to successfully relate with employees of other departments in order to solve problems; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, government officials and the public; good physical condition.

Language Skills and Interpersonal Communication

Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide assistance to customers (external and internal). Requires the ability to write and speak effectively with fellow employees, City Council, and the general public; read in English; apply common sense understanding to the work process, procedures, programs and services; and to provide and follow verbal and written instructions. Requires the ability to work as a member of a team in order to accomplish tasks; the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the general public.

Work Environment

Ninety percent of work is normally performed in a normal inside office environment with appropriate heating and cooling and is not subject to significant occupational or environmental hazards other than those normally associated with general public contact, dust or odors. Travel in all types of weather extremes to attend training and/or organizes meetings confer-ences, and workshops; must be mobile and able to visit complainants and businesses within the metro area.

Special Requirements

None.

City of Sioux City

Budget Manager - IV-1281

Category
PATS
Department
Finance and Administration
Pay Rate
S20
Job Code
IV-1281

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under general direction of the Finance Director, performs professional research and development activities in the preparation and administration of the City’s annual operating Budget and Capital Improvement Program; conducts research studies and evaluation; Monitors approved budget for expenditure and revenue compliance; performs related work as required.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION (with or without accommodation)

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Utilizes research methodologies, statistical techniques and the compilation of empirical data to perform budget analysis for the purpose of designing, planning and developing the operating budget of several municipal departments.
  • Develops capital budget.
  • Coordinates the work of and provides technical assistance to professional staff in the monitoring and managing of budgeted resources.
  • Develops long-range budget plans in coordination with departmental staff.
  • Analyzes departmental budget requests and makes recommendations based on the results.
  • Prepares and/or coordinates the preparation of interim and annual financial statements, not limited to the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report.
  • Acts as a coordinator in the annual audit process.
  • Assists departments in the development and preparation of policy options for consideration by the City Manager or City Council.
  • Performs fiscal, statistical and personnel staffing studies.
  • Conducts internal audits on budget implementation and related financial activities.
  • Monitors departmental revenues and expenditures to ensure compliance with City policies and procedures, state and federal requirements and related guidelines.
  • Conducts research and analysis on subjects and issues that impact the organization or the citizens of Sioux City.
  • Assists departments in research projects, and other activities designed to improve operating efficiency or effectiveness.
  • Keeps immediate supervisor and designated others fully and accurately informed concerning work progress, including present and potential work problems and suggestions for new or improved ways of addressing such problems.
  • Attends meetings, conferences, workshops and training sessions and reviews publications and audio-visual materials to become and remain current on the principles, practices and new developments in assigned work areas.
  • Responds to citizens’ and other organizations’ questions and comments in a courteous and timely manner.
  • Communicates and coordinates regularly with appropriate others to maximize the effectiveness and efficiency of interdepartmental operations and activities.
  • Discusses and recommends fiscal policies with the City Manager and Finance Director.
  • Supervises assigned staff.
  • Performs other duties consistent with the classification function and the needs of the City.
  • Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency. In the event that an employee is excused from work, other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in a state of declared emergency.
Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Master’s Degree in Public Administration; or a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or related fields, or CPA certification, and considerable directly related experience in public sector research and budgetary development; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the work.

MINIMUM ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Abilities

Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you, ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer), ability to see details at a distance, ability to identify and understand the speech of another person, ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

Job Knowledge

Comprehensive knowledge of the principles and practices of public administration and municipal finance; comprehensive knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and Governmental Accounting Principles;; thorough knowledge of organizational development concepts, techniques and philosophies; knowledge of the procedures and standards of and current development in municipal government; thorough knowledge of laws pertaining to municipal government; good knowledge of municipal finance and budget practices. Ability to analyze difficult administrative problems and develop sound conclusions and recommendations; ability to assemble, organize, analyze and present in oral or written form, clear and concise reports, memoranda, directives and letters; ability to prepare and present comprehensive technical reports and proposals; ability to organize work, set priorities, meet critical deadlines and complete assignments with minimal supervision required; ability to meet the public and to discuss issues, complaints and requests for service; ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines, and manage many projects simultaneously; and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with business clients, developers, public officials, the general public, community groups, the news media and staff.

Language Skills and Interpersonal Communication

Requires effective communication skills. Requires the ability to write and speak clearly, distinctly and effectively with fellow employees and the general public; read in English and compare similarities and differences between words and series of numbers; apply common sense understanding to the work process, procedures, programs and services; and to provide and follow verbal and written instructions; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with City officials, City staff, business representatives, and other governmental agencies. The nature of the work performed requires that an employee in this class establish and maintain effective working relationships with the City Manager, assigned departments, other City employees, outside auditors, business organizations, state and federal officials and the public.

Work Environment

Work is normally performed in a general inside office environment with appropriate heating and cooling and is not subject to significant occupational or environmental hazards other than those normally associated with general public contact.

Special Requirements

Possession of a valid Iowa driver’s license.

City of Sioux City

Cemetery Supervisor - IV-6520

Category
PATS
Department
Parks and Recreation
Pay Rate
S17
Job Code
IV-6520

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under general direction of the Parks Maintenance Field Supervisor, oversees several crews engaged in maintenance work requiring a high degree of skill. Exercises independent judgment and makes decisions within the scope of the assignments. Supervision is exercised over Labor Crew Leaders, Maintenance Workers, and others. Assignments are received in oral and written form and the work is subject to general review and inspection by the various division heads or other supervisors. Daily customer service interactions with grieving citizens. Sales of various services and items to the general public. Precise record-keeping.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION (with or without accommodation)

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Supervises the work of crews in the maintenance cemetery buildings/grounds, snow removal, grave site preparation, and turf maintenance activities.
  • Takes work orders; visits job sites; determines job priorities and makes and adjusts work assignments accordingly.
  • Inspects work in progress to assure conformance with instructions and regulations.
  • Requisitions necessary equipment and materials.
  • Trains, instructs and evaluates subordinates' work.
  • Maintains accurate records of work performed, other cemetery activities, and responsibilities.
  • Investigates and takes corrective action on citizen complaints.
  • Provides safety information to work unit; recommends means of improving safety.
  • May perform or assist in performing more difficult or skilled tasks as needed.
  • Trains staff on proper operation of equipment and use of materials, interprets policies to workers, and enforces safety regulations.
  • Maintain regular and punctual attendance at work.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees, City officials, general public, and regulatory personnel.
  • Regularly lifts up to 25 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 50 pounds.
  • Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency. In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in a state of declared emergency.
  • Promotes and sells cemetery lots and services to prospective purchasers.
  • Explains cemetery rules and regulations to the public.
  • Instructs crews as to when and where graves shall be dug and funerals serviced.
  • Lays out graves and monument foundations. 
Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Some experience of employee supervision, customer service, and completion of a standard high school course; or any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skill and abilities; basic computer skills.

MINIMUM ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB

Abilities

The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and taste or smell. Ability to quickly move hands, hands together with arms, or two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects, ability to exert muscle force repeatedly or continuously over time; this involves muscular endurance and resistance to muscle fatigue, ability to use abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time without "giving out" or fatiguing, ability to quickly and repeatedly bend, stretch, twist, or reach out with your body, arms, and/or legs. Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you, ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer), ability to see details at a distance, ability to identify and understand the speech of another person, ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences. Ability to effectively communicate with grieving citizens.

Job Knowledge

Good knowledge of the materials, methods and techniques used in current parks maintenance/cemetery maintenance activities; good knowledge of supervisory techniques; good knowledge of hazards and safety precautions of laboring work; ability to plan and supervise the work of others; ability to prepare and keep records; ability to understand and transmit oral and written instructions; good physical condition.

Language Skills and Interpersonal Communication

Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide assistance to customers both external and internal. Requires the ability to write and speak clearly, distinctly and effectively with fellow employees, contractors and regulatory officials; read in English and compare similarities and differences between words and series of numbers; apply common sense understanding to the work process, procedures, programs and services; and to provide and follow verbal and written instructions.

Work Environment

Fifty percent of work is performed in a normal inside office environment with appropriate heating and cooling and is not subject to significant occupational or environmental hazards other than those normally associated with general public contact, dust or odors. Field conditions outdoors are varying weather conditions, with varying low to high equipment noise; walking on grass, gravel, dirt, rock, asphalt, etc.; with normal outdoor to high outdoor dust levels; and surveying of sites in all the various stages of construction, including developed and undeveloped properties. Fifty percent of work is outdoors or traveling under varying conditions.

Special Requirements

Possession of a valid Commercial Driver's License issued by the State of Iowa. 

City of Sioux City

Chief Building Inspector - IV-4160

Category
PATS
Department
Inspection Services
Pay Rate
S18
Job Code
IV-4160

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under the general direction of the Code Enforcement Manager, inspects commercial building and supervises the work of the trades inspectors; performs administrative functions and monitors field operations on a daily basis. Expected to perform work independently and in conformance with established policies.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF THE POSITION

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Responsible for supervising a City-wide inspection program involving the enforcement of building codes and regulations governing commercial building construction.
  • Organizes and supervises employees engaged in trades inspection activities.
  • Reviews reports of inspections and investigations by field inspectors and provides direction on methods of inspection, case documentation, priorities, procedures and public relations.
  • Assists in the development of policies, procedures, goals, objectives and work standards relative to the operation of the City-wide inspection program.
  • Trains trades inspectors on inspection procedures, data entry, billing and other related procedures.
  • Makes special investigations upon specific requests from other departments of the City, preparing written reports of findings indicating violations found to exist or providing requested specific information.
  • Reviews code standards and departmental regulations and recommends changes when needed.
  • Assists in the preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual statistical work reports and provides assistance to the Code Enforcement Manager in the preparation of the department budget.
  • Performs other directly related duties consistent with the role and function of the position as assigned by the Code Enforcement Manager.
  • Discusses construction, alteration and repair of buildings with contractors, property owners and other interested parties, explaining and interpreting municipal and state building codes.
  • Inspects buildings being wrecked to see that proper safety methods are being employed and to protect adjacent property and the public.
  • Inspects buildings being moved within, into, or out of the City for compliance with ordinances.
  • Issues notices for violations to property owner, contractor or agent informing them of violations and methods of correcting violations according to ordinances.
  • Maintains regular and punctual attendance and working hours.
  • Regularly lifts and/or move to 10 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 30 pounds.
  • Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency. In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in a state of declared emergency.
Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

High School Diploma or GED supplemented by at least two years of college level or construction engineering course work, and three to five years’ experience involving direct customer service in a supervisory level, considerable experience in the building construction trade at the foreman, supervisor or contractor level or any equivalent combination of experience including a minimum of three years’ experience as a Commercial Building Inspector.

MINIMUM ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Abilities

The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and taste or smell. Ability to quickly move hands, hands together with arms, or two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects, ability to exert muscle force repeatedly or continuously over time; this involves muscular endurance and resistance to muscle fatigue, ability to use abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time without 'giving out' or fatiguing, ability to quickly and repeatedly bend, stretch, twist, or reach out with your body, arms, and/or legs. Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you, ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer), ability to see details at a distance, ability to identify and understand the speech of another person, ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

Job Knowledge

Thorough knowledge of codes, regulations and ordinances governing building construction and minimum housing standards; thorough knowledge of legal precedents as related to the enforcement of Building Codes and Ordinances; ability to recognize conditions likely to result in collapse or failure of supporting walls, foundations or structures or other conditions that may make a structure unfit for human habitation by reason of health, safety or sanitation factors; ability to explain, interpret and enforce codes, regulations and ordinances firmly, tactfully, and impartially; ability to write letters, memos, prepare and present accurate and reliable reports and legal documents; ability to interpret technical issues; ability to effectively resolve conflicts; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with subordinates, municipal officials, contractors, architects, property owners, and the general public; ability to perform some strenuous work.

Language Skills and Interpersonal Communication

Requires effective communication skills and the ability to communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing and provide assistance to customers (external and internal). Requires the ability to write and speak effectively with fellow employees, City Council, and the general public; read in English; apply common sense understanding to the work process, procedures, programs and services; and to provide and follow verbal and written instructions. Requires the ability to work as a member of a team in order to accomplish tasks; the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the general public; and the ability to relate to minorities, women, and other protected classes in the community at all socioeconomic levels.

Work Environment

While performing fifty percent of the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions and vibration. The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts and fumes or airborne particles. The employee is occasionally exposed to toxic and caustic chemicals and the noise level is loud. Fifty percent of the duties are performed in a normal inside office environment with appropriate heating and cooling and is not subject to significant occupational or environmental hazards other than those normally associated with general public contact, dust or odors.

Special Requirements

Currently certification by the International Code Council as a Building Inspector . Possession of valid Iowa driver’s license.

City of Sioux City

Chief Construction Inspector - IV-5226

Category
PATS
Department
Engineering
Pay Rate
S18
Job Code
IV-5226

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under general direction of the City Engineer, supervises construction inspectors and technicians on public works projects. This is practical, limited technical and skilled supervisory work of a professional and sub-professional civil engineering/public works construction nature concerned with inspection and supervision of inspection personnel for municipal public works projects. Responsible for the proper application of practical, limited technical and current construction knowledge to inspection and investigation of a sub-professional engineering nature.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION (with or without accommodation)

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Acts as the chief inspector performing actual inspection duties as well as supervision of other inspectors on a variety of construction projects such as: buildings, swimming pools, parking ramps, airport, tower lighting, concrete street paving, asphalt resurfacing, sidewalks, bridges, storm and sanitary sewer installations, water mains, force mains and grading projects.
  • Makes assignments and maintains personnel records for inspectors and technicians under supervision; conducts on-thejob training for inspectors; is responsible for time management of employees and determines the need for extra work hours.
  • Verifies contractor’s pay estimate requests.
  • Performs employee evaluations as required.
  • Checks grades, backfill compaction and other features of construction for adherence to specifications.
  • Keeps records and makes reports of measurements and inspections.
  • Investigates complaints as required, such as grading complaints, dust control complaints, drainage complaints; which may include on-site inspection and appropriate determination of solution if possible.
  • Sees that ''as built" records and drawings are prepared for each project and entered into the computer.
  • Assists in determining the project timelines and construction schedules in coordination with the design engineer; responsible for the timeliness of construction projects, coordinating and scheduling the inspection, keeping the contractors on task and informing the project manager of any delays; works closely with consultant inspectors and will give direction when needed.
  • Responsible for the inspection or supervision of inspection of Iowa Department of Transportation projects and ensuring all IDOT forms are complete and delivered to the State in a timely manner.
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with City Officials, other agencies, fellow employees and the general public.
  • Maintains regular and punctual attendance and working hours.
  • Regularly lifts up to 10 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 30 pounds.
  • Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency. In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in a state of declared emergency.
Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Considerable experience as a Construction Inspector and completion of a standard high school course, preferably supplemented by college level courses in civil engineering; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

MINIMUM ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Abilities

The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and taste or smell. Ability to quickly move hands, hands together with arms, or two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects, ability to exert muscle force repeatedly or continuously over time; this involves muscular endurance and resistance to muscle fatigue, ability to use abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time without 'giving out' or fatiguing, ability to quickly and repeatedly bend, stretch, twist, or reach out with your body, arms, and/or legs. Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you, ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer), ability to see details at a distance, ability to identify and understand the speech of another person, ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

Job Knowledge

Good knowledge of modern public works construction practices; some knowledge of principles and practices of civil engineering work including surveying; good knowledge of AutoCAD; ability to understand and interpret plans and specifications; ability to understand and carry out written and oral instructions relative to general construction work; ability to establish and maintain satisfactory working relationships with associates, contractors and the public; ability to make decisions using good sound judgment in matters pertaining to construction procedures; ability to remove a man-hole cover or inlet grate and visually inspect utilities from above grade, ability to negotiate construction sites, rough terrain and nondeveloped areas, ability to work continuous 12 hour days during the construction season and an occasional 14-hour day outdoors. Thorough knowledge of the Iowa Statewide Urban Design Standards and Specifications for Public Improvements and any Sioux City Supplements.

Language Skills and Interpersonal Communication

Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide assistance to customers (external and internal). Requires the ability to write and speak clearly, distinctly and effectively with fellow employees and patrons; read in English and compare similarities and differences between words and series of numbers; apply common sense understanding to the work process, procedures, programs and services; and to provide and follow verbal and written instructions.

Work Environment

While performing fifty percent of the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions and vibration. The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts and fumes or airborne particles. The employee is occasionally exposed to toxic and caustic chemicals and the noise level is loud. Fifty percent of the duties are performed in a normal inside office environment with appropriate heating and cooling and is not subject to significant occupational or environmental hazards other than those normally associated with general public contact, dust or odors.

Special Requirements

None.

City of Sioux City

Chief Land Surveyor - IV-6445

Category
PATS
Department
Engineering
Pay Rate
S20
Job Code
IV-6445

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under the general direction of City Engineer, plans and supervises the work of survey parties and technical support staff; develops and certifies maps, plats, and other related documents.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION (with or without accommodation)

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Schedules, supervises, performs, and reviews preliminary, construction, and boundary surveys.
  • Assigns daily work for survey crews and office technicians.
  • Supervises or performs computer drafting and engineering design projects.
  • Reviews and transfers electronically gathered survey data.
  • Supervises and participates in the work of subordinates engaged in the preparation of maps, plans, profiles and field notes regarding public works and utility projects.
  • Supervises preparation of legal plats and legal descriptions.
  • Assigns work to survey party chiefs and maintains bench mark and other surveying records.
  • Assumes responsibility for all preliminary and final surveys required in the conduct of public works projects.
  • Supervises the maintenance and updating of surveying and office equipment and files and records.
  • Supervises historic recordkeeping activities of division.
  • Maintains regular and punctual attendance and working hours.
  • Regularly lifts up to 10 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 30 pounds.
  • Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency. In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in a state of declared emergency
Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

High School Diploma and over ten years experience or two years of college/Associates degree and five to nine years experience or bachelor’s degree and two to five years experience. Any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skill and abilities.

MINIMUM ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Abilities

Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you, ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer), ability to see details at a distance, ability to identify and understand the speech of another person, ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

Job Knowledge

Comprehensive knowledge of land survey systems, methods and techniques; ability to plan, supervise the performance of the work of subordinates; ability to perform and/or supervise the performance of all computations, street grades, construction staking, "working" and "as built" drawings and final measurements; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with municipal officials and the general public; ability to plan and supervise the work of others; comprehensive knowledge of engineering recordkeeping, mapping and GIS; ability to perform strenuous work; good physical condition.

Language Skills and Interpersonal Communication

Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide assistance to customers (external and internal). Requires the ability to write and speak effectively with fellow employees, City Council, and the general public; read in English; apply common sense understanding to the work process, procedures, programs and services; and to provide and follow verbal and written instructions. Requires the ability to work as a member of a team in order to accomplish tasks; the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the general public; and the ability to relate to minorities, women, and other protected classes in the community at all socioeconomic levels. 

Work Environment

Fifty percent of work is normally performed in a normal inside office environment with appropriate heating and cooling and is not subject to significant occupational or environmental hazards other than those normally associated with general public contact, dust or odors. Field conditions outdoors are varying weather conditions, with varying street level noises; and visiting locations within the community whose environment may be different from the City’s. Travel in all types of weather extremes to attend training and/or organizes meetings conferences, and workshops; must be mobile and able to visit complainants and businesses within the metro area.

Special Requirements

Possession of a valid Iowa driver’s license or the ability to provide reliable transportation. Registered as a Professional Land Surveyor with the Iowa State Board of Engineering Examiners. The granting of a license by the above board under its reciprocity rules is acceptable.

City of Sioux City

City Attorney - IV-1190

Category
PATS
Department
Legal
Pay Rate
X01
Job Code
IV-1190

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under general direction of the City Council, manages the legal affairs of the City and personally performs the most important legal services for the City; does related work as required. This is a legal position calling for a broad knowledge of municipal law. The work is performed in accordance with general policies outlined by Council actions, and the specific provisions of the City Charter which state the powers and duties of the City Attorney in detail. The City Attorney assures that the municipal government operates within the limitations and authorities prescribed by Federal, State and local law. General supervision is exercised over the legal and clerical staff of the department.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION (with or without accommodation)

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Prepares resolutions, ordinances, contracts, leases, franchises and other legal documents for Council meetings; reviews ordinances and prepares City contracts.
  • Attends meetings of the Council and City boards and commissions.
  • Serves as legal advisor to the City Council, City Manager, City boards and commissions and other officials of the City.
  • Represents the City in legal matters, brings suits necessary to be instituted by the City and defends the City in suits brought against it.
  • Hires, trains and provides work direction to legal staff.
  • Answers questions and makes determinations regarding suits, claims, leases, contracts, land titles, etc., brought forth by staff.
  • Determines and implements departmental goals and develops office policies and procedures.
  • Establishes and maintain effective working relationships with City Officials, other agencies, fellow employees and the general public.
  • Maintains regular and punctual attendance and working hours.
  • Regularly lifts up to 10 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 30 pounds.
  • Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency. In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in a state of declared emergency.
Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Extensive experience as a practicing attorney, a considerable amount of which shall have been in the practice of municipal law, graduation from a law school of recognized standing and previous experience managing a law office, or any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skill and abilities.

MINIMUM ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Abilities

Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you, ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer), ability to see details at a distance, ability to identify and understand the speech of another person, ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

Job Knowledge

Comprehensive knowledge of municipal law; thorough knowledge of local, State and Federal laws and court decisions affecting municipalities; ability to plan and supervise the work of other attorneys; tact; good professional judgment and  ethics; ability to speak effectively in court and before public groups; good physical condition.

Language Skills and Interpersonal Communication

Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide assistance to customers (external and internal). Requires the ability to write and speak clearly, distinctly and effectively with fellow employees and patrons; read in English and compare similarities and differences between words and series of numbers; apply common sense understanding to the work process, procedures, programs and services; and to provide and follow verbal and written instructions.

Work Environment

Work is normally performed in a normal inside office environment with appropriate heating and cooling and is not subject to significant occupational or environmental hazards other than those normally associated with general public contact, dust or odors.

Special Requirements

Eligibility to practice law in the State of Iowa.

City of Sioux City

City Engineer - IV-6490

Category
PATS
Department
Engineering
Pay Rate
E02
Job Code
IV-6490

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under general direction of the Public Works Director, performs professional administrative engineering work by directing the Engineering Division of the Public Works Department. Furnishes professional engineering services in connection with planning and executing public works, street, bridge, airport, buildings and related planning, construction and maintenance programs. Furnishes professional engineering services in connection with the efficient and economical development and construction of a wide variety of municipal public works projects. Performs design work and construction management on City CIP projects. Supervision is exercised over professional and sub professional engineering personnel engaged in engineering design, construction management, survey, utility management and extensive public works development. Professional engineering advice and assistance is given to municipal department heads as required. Broad policies are prescribed by and general direction is received from the Public Works Director, who holds the City Engineer responsible for the effectiveness of the engineering program. Work is reviewed through conferences, observation and review of the effectiveness of the engineering program.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION (with or without accommodation)

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Directs professional, sub professional and other employees in the division in the investigation, development, design and construction of a variety of engineering projects; controls and oversees field work construction and projects through review of memos and conferences.
  • Performs engineering services, including preparation of detailed plans and specifications, as required for all other departments of the City and manages contracts with outside consulting engineering and architectural firms doing work for the City.
  • Supervises the City's Traffic Engineering section which includes construction signing, sign/signal placement, construction street lights and public safety questions.
  • Advises the Public Works Director and other departments regarding engineering matters confronting the City, of which the City Manager and/or City Council should be made aware.
  • Prepares contracts as required for public works projects; requests and reviews engineering proposals.
  • Represents the municipal government in dealing with other governmental jurisdictions on engineering matters; reviews and explains construction projects to the public.
  • Chairs various committees and meetings dealing with cooperative construction matters for the City.
  • Handles bidding meetings on contracts for the City.
  • Prepares budgets for the Engineering Division and assists other departments in the estimates for their budgets.
  • Acts as a member of the C.I.P. Committee and advises on engineering matters.
  • Reviews and approves needs in the City's economic development including preparation of RISE grants, tax increment public improvements and RR RISE projects.
  • Directs, supervises, budgets and executes and annual Bridge Inspection, Maintenance and Replacement program.
  • Coordinates the repair, upgrade and replacement of railroad crossings within the City’s jurisdiction.
  • Supervises the implementation and updates of the Design Standards and Specifications used by the City.
  • Perform annual reviews of direct report City Staff to include professional engineers, administrative support and technical support staff.
  • Responsible for the Operating Budget of the Engineering Division to include staffing, training, equipment support, budgeting and efficient, fiscally responsible operation of the division.
  • Takes a leadership roll for the City on the Metropolitan Planning Organization’s Transportation Technical Committee.
  • Submits grant requests for all types of projects.
  • Directs, supervises and approves assessment projects for such projects as paving, sidewalk replacement, sewer, alley and infill sidewalk.
  • Establishes and maintain effective working relationships with City Officials, other agencies, fellow employees and the general public.
  • Maintains regular and punctual attendance and working hours. 
  • Regularly lifts up to 10 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 30 pounds.
  • Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency. In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in a state of declared emergency. Responds to the Emergency Operations Center in an emergency and may be required to work shifts until the emergency is over. 
Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Extensive experience in the practice of municipal civil engineering, including responsibility for planning and directing major aspects of a public works engineering program and graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in civil engineering; or any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skill and abilities.

MINIMUM ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Abilities

Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you, ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer), ability to see details at a distance, ability to identify and understand the speech of another person, ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

Job Knowledge

Comprehensive and broad knowledge of the principles and practices of civil engineering; comprehensive and broad knowledge of construction and maintenance methods, materials and equipment as employed in municipal public works; comprehensive knowledge of the laws and regulations related to departmental activities; comprehensive knowledge of available resources and research techniques applicable to civil engineering; thorough knowledge of public works administration, capital improvement programming and related budgeting; ability to organize and direct extensive engineering programs; ability to provide effective leadership and to establish and maintain effective working relationships with subordinates, officials and the public; ability to express facts and ideas clearly and concisely, orally and in writing; good physical condition.

Language Skills and Interpersonal Communication

Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide assistance to customers (external and internal). Requires the ability to write and speak clearly, distinctly and effectively with fellow employees and patrons; read in English and compare similarities and differences between words and series of numbers; apply common sense understanding to the work process, procedures, programs and services; and to provide and follow verbal and written instructions. Requires public speaking, presenting to the media, and leading discussions with the City Council in both open and closed sessions.

Work Environment

Work is normally performed in a normal inside office environment with appropriate heating and cooling and is not subject to significant occupational or environmental hazards other than those normally associated with general public contact, dust or odors.

Special Requirements

Registered as a Professional Engineer with the Iowa State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers. 

City of Sioux City

City Manager - IV-1520

Category
PATS
Department
City Manager
Pay Rate
X05
Job Code
IV-1520

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under the broad policy guidance and authority of a five-member City Council, serves as the Chief Executive Officer of the City. Performs high level administrative, technical and professional work in directing and supervising the administration of city government in the City of Sioux City. Plans, organizes, directs and/or performs the development, management and administration of City-wide budget, policies, procedures, regulations, ordinances, and programs including long range and short term planning.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION (with or without accommodation)

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

Pursuant to Sioux City Municipal Code, Section 1.20.040:

  • Enforce all laws and ordinances within the municipality insofar as their enforcement is within the power of the city
  • Attend all meetings of the city council, unless the absence is excused by the city council
  • Keep the council informed as to the affairs of the city
  • Recommend to the council such actions as may be necessary or expedient for the welfare of the city Other essential duties include:
  • Review all items that come before the city council, and make recommendations on pertinent items to assure coordination of all functions of City government and determine procedures to comply with applicable laws
  • Develop and/or oversee development and implementation of citywide policies, regulations and procedures as necessary
  • Analyze impact of actions on budget, staffing levels and legalities
  • Provide direction to supervisory employees regarding personnel actions
  • Provide leadership and direction in the development and implementation of short and long-range plans pertaining to parks and recreation, physical improvements, utilities, maintenance, and all other city functions and services
  • Provides professional advice to the city council and department heads; makes presentations to councils, boards, commissions, civic groups and the general public
  • Communicates official plans, policies and procedures to staff and the general public
  • Performs or directs performance of investigations, studies and surveys needed by the council
  • Assures the prompt investigation of citizen questions and/or complaints regarding the functions of the departments or any function of the City as appropriate
  • Meet with representatives of various other governmental agencies
  • Represent the City on state, regional or local policy development or advisory committees for the benefit of the City
Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Sufficient education, training and/or work experience to demonstrate possession of the following knowledge, skills and abilities, which would typically be acquired through possession of a Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Business Administration or related field. Master’s of Public Administration or Master’s of Business Administration degree preferred. Equivalent experience may be substituted for all or part of formal education requirements at the discretion of the City Council. A minimum of two years top management experience in a small or medium-sized organization including responsibility for more than one functional department or division. A proven record of successful budgetary and personnel management including some general management or chief executive responsibility in a labor intensive serviceoriented organization. 

MINIMUM ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Abilities

Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you, ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer), ability to see details at a distance, ability to identify and understand the speech of another person, ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences; proven written and verbal communication skills including ability to make clear and concise presentations.

Job Knowledge

Ability to gather pertinent facts and make thorough analyses and arrive at sound management conclusions; ability to prepare clear and comprehensive reports and fiscal statements; ability to solve complex problems; ability to exercise good judgment and make sound decisions in a manner consistent with the essential job functions; proven management skills. 

Language Skills and Interpersonal Communication

Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing and to relate to a diverse and soph isticated council and community; ability to communicate with others and to assimilate and understand information in a manner consistent with the essential job functions; ability to elicit cooperation of others; ability to interact effectively with staff, public, elected and appointed officials.

Work Environment

Ninety percent of work is normally performed in a normal inside office environment with appropriate heating and cooling and is not subject to significant occupational or environmental hazards other than those normally associated with general public contact, dust or odors. Travel in all types of weather extremes to attend training and/or organizes meetings conferences, and workshops.

Special Requirements

None

City of Sioux City

City Treasurer - IV-1285

Category
PATS
Department
Finance and Administration
Pay Rate
S21
Job Code
IV-1285

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under the general direction of the Finance Director, assumes responsibility and accountability for the custody of all financial assets of the City. Manages monies of the Police Pension Fund, Fire Pension Fund, and City Funds to obtain maximum cash availability and maximum yield on invested idle cash while ensuring that the amount of principal invested is protected from loss.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION (with or without accommodation)

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Oversees operations related to banking, investments, and employee benefits.
  • Performs debt analysis and monitors cash management.
  • Hires, trains, and evaluates staff members.
  • Assists the Finance Director, City Manager, and City Council.
  • Establishes, directs and administers financial investment methods and systems employed.
  • Seeks out the "best" rate and invests City funds and funds of the Police and Fire pension funds by collaborating with financial advisors, researching investment trends, selecting the best investment rate and coordinating payment arrangements.
  • Compiles various financial reports (i.e., investment status and earnings).
  • Establishes revenue collection policies and procedures for each major source of revenue, type of expenditure or category and vendor.
  • Establishes special deposit procedures that have major revenue processing problems (i.e., utility collection).
  • Establishes deposit procedures for each type of revenue and collection location.
  • Regularly lifts up to 10 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 30 pounds.
  • Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency. In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in a state of declared emergency.

 

Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, public or business administration and five years experience in responsible administrative or accounting work relating to municipal, financial investment or banking operations at the level of Accountant or equivalent. Any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skill and abilities.

MINIMUM ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Abilities

Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you, ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer), ability to see details at a distance, ability to identify and understand the speech of another person, ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

Job Knowledge

Thorough knowledge of State laws and City ordinances governing operations of the City Treasurer's function; thorough knowledge of banking practices and methods involved in the receipt and disbursement of money and in keeping bank cash and related fiscal records; knowledge of the principles and practices of public administration; knowledge of the principles of supervision and office management; knowledge of accounting principles and practices and of the principles of municipal finance; ability to plan, lay out, supervise and coordinate the work of office employees; ability to establish and maintain satisfactory relationships with employees, City officials and the public; good physical condition.

Language Skills and Interpersonal Communication

Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide assistance to customers (external and internal). Requires the ability to write and speak effectively with fellow employees, City Council, and the general public; read in English; apply common sense understanding to the work process, procedures, programs and services; and to provide and follow verbal and written instructions. Requires the ability to work as a member of a team in order to accomplish tasks; the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the general public.

Work Environment

Ninety percent of work is normally performed in a normal inside office environment with appropriate heating and cooling and is not subject to significant occupational or environmental hazards other than those normally associated with general public contact, dust or odors. Travel in all types of weather extremes to attend training and/or organizes meetings conferences, and workshops; must be mobile and able to visit complainants and businesses within the metro area.

Special Requirements

None.

City of Sioux City

Civil Engineer - IV-6470

Category
PATS
Department
Customer Service
Pay Rate
C41
Job Code
IV-6470

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under the general direction of the City Engineer or Senior Civil Engineer, performs technical and supervisory civil engi-neering work in the planning, design, and construction of public works, utility projects, and related work.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION (with or without accommodation)

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other du-ties may be assigned.

  • Responsible for project management and project estimates of civil engineering plans.
  • Designs streets, water systems, and sewer systems.
  • Directs professional and paraprofessional subordinates in the department in the study, development, design and inspection of field work of a variety of engineering projects.
  • Supervises the preparation, administration and review of plans, estimates, inspections, reports, contract documents and similar materials for major projects; prepares cost estimates on engineering projects.
  • Answers questions from staff, contractors and the public regarding construction projects.
  • Assists in preparing departmental budget; prepares C.I.P. budget estimates.
  • Directs research studies and compilation of comprehensive reports; prepares various memorandums and letters.
  • Designs and prepares plans and specifications and the survey, construction, and inspection of street, airport, bridge, sidewalk, sewer, and related municipal improvements.
  • Evaluates cost effectiveness of construction techniques such as asphalt surfacing.
  • Maintains regular and punctual attendance and working hours.
  • Regularly lifts up to 10 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 30 pounds.
  • Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency. In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in a state of declared emergency.

 

Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or related discipline. Any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skill and abilities.

 

MINIMUM ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Abilities

Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you, ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer), ability to see details at a distance, ability to identify and understand the speech of another person, ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

Job Knowledge

Strong knowledge of the principles and practices of civil engineering as related to the preparation of plans and specifica-tions for a variety of public works projects; strong knowledge of modern methods and techniques as applied to the design, construction, and maintenance of public works projects; strong knowledge of the land and engineering survey systems, methods and techniques; strong knowledge of the principles, practices and techniques of engineering drafting; good knowledge of current developments and literature in the field of civil engineering; ability to instruct subordinate personnel in proper work methods and to supervise their work; ability to adapt approved engineering methods and standards to the design, construction and maintenance of a variety of public works projects; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with subordinates, associates, representatives of other agencies, municipal officials and the general public; ability to express ideas clearly and concisely, orally and in writing; good physical condition.

Language Skills and Interpersonal Communication

Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide assistance to customers (external and internal). Requires the ability to write and speak effectively with fellow employees, City Council, and the general public; read in English; apply common sense understanding to the work process, procedures, programs and services; and to provide and follow verbal and written instructions. Requires the ability to work as a member of a team in order to accomplish tasks; the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the general public; and the ability to relate to minorities, women, and other protected classes in the community at all socioeconomic levels.

Work Environment

Fifty percent of work is normally performed in a normal inside office environment with appropriate heating and cooling and is not subject to significant occupational or environmental hazards other than those normally associated with general public contact, dust or odors. Field conditions outdoors are varying weather conditions, with varying street level noises; and visiting locations within the community whose environment may be different from the City’s. Travel in all types of weather extremes to attend training and/or organizes meetings conferences, and workshops; must be mobile and able to visit complainants and businesses within the metro area.

Special Requirements

Possession of a valid Iowa driver’s license or the ability to provide reliable transportation. Possession of an Engineer In Training Certificate as issued by the Iowa State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers. Must become registered as a Professional Engineer in the State of Iowa within five years of hire.

 

City of Sioux City

CMMS Coordinator - IV-6221

Category
PATS
Department
Waste Water Treatment Plant
Pay Rate
S10
Job Code
IV-6221

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under direction of the wastewater treatment plant maintenance supervisor, manages the application and operations of a comprehensive computerized maintenance management system (CMMS). Enters, retrieves, manipulates and assigns data within the CMMS and other associated software programs that are used to manage the maintenance of equipment and control of inventory at the water pollution control facility and lift station operations.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION (with or without accommodation)

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Establishes and maintains computer based preventative maintenance program.
  • Maintains detailed records of work performed and of time, material and parts expended.
  • Maintain essential equipment maintenance records including a library of O&M manuals
  • Plans, organizes and coordinates work schedules with supervisors for assignment to appropriate maintenance personnel; tracks designated personnel time keeping records, project and inventory records and maintains equipment records and inventory.
  • Determines and assigns corrective maintenance priorities to work orders; assigns control numbers to malfunction reports; maintains records of all malfunctions under warranty.
  • Establishes and maintains accurate parts inventory records; assigns control numbers, storage location, and shelf numbers.
  • Assigns amount of time required to perform maintenance tasks and periodic frequency for performance; evaluates completed work orders to determine appropriate time allowances.
  • Develops safe and standard operating procedures for plant equipment and activities.
  • Researches equipment for components and systems utilizing blueprints, one-line drawings, equipment manuals, bid documents, and other literature necessary to maintain accurate equipment history and performance records.
  • Operates personal computer based maintenance management programs; maintains input and output of maintenance information for the scheduling of maintenance.
  • Prepares reports and summaries of work performed.
  • Communicates with equipment manufacturers and vendors regarding service and repair procedures, equipment operation, spare parts, and lubricants.
  • Implements standard maintenance principles and practices.
  • Maintains equipment, tools and work area in a safe, clean and orderly condition.
  • Responds to citizen concerns in a courteous and timely manner.
  • Maintains regular and punctual attendance and working hours.
  • Regularly lifts up to 10 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 50 pounds.
  • Prepares to deal with a variety of emergency situations; administers and modifies flood watch system Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency. In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in a state of declared emergency.

 

Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Graduation from high school and five years of experience in a mechanical or electrical maintenance field or a four year college degree or other qualified technical training in one of the above areas may be substituted for up to four years of the required experience or any equivalent combination in which education and experience that provides the required knowledge, skill and abilities. 

MINIMUM ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Abilities

Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you, ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer), ability to see details at a distance, ability to identify and understand the speech of another person, ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences. Able to type a minimum of 30 words per minutes. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; and smell. Ability to quickly move hands, hands together with arms, or two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects, ability to exert muscle force repeatedly or continuously over time; this involves muscular endurance and resistance to muscle fatigue, ability to use abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time without 'giving out' or fatiguing, ability to quickly and repeatedly bend, stretch, twist, or reach out with body, arms and/or legs.

Job Knowledge

Ability to use personal computer and perform complex data gathering and report writing functions; ability to understand, comprehend and utilize various software programs used in conjunction with daily operation of the Facility CMMS; ability to understand various electrical and mechanical terminology, schematics and mechanical components; ability to perform basic and complex mathematical functions and calculations with and without technological aides; knowledge of the basic components of large pumps and motors; knowledge of inventory control procedures and planning functions; thorough knowledge of automated process control systems and related software; thorough knowledge of operation and maintenance of plant equipment; considerable knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions; ability to organize daily tasks and assignments. Knowledge of computer software and hardware including spreadsheet and word processing software; ability to prepare clear, concise reports; ability to establish and maintain effective communications and working relationships; ability to evaluate and interpret engineering and other technical data; good physical condition.

Language Skills and Interpersonal Communication

Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide assistance to customers (external and internal). Requires the ability to write and speak effectively with fellow employees, City officials, and the general public; read in English; apply common sense understanding to the work process, procedures, programs and services; and to provide and follow verbal and written instructions. Requires the ability to work as a member of a team in order to accomplish tasks; the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with citizens/customers, superiors, subordinates, other City employees, contractors, suppliers, and vendors; the ability to provide leadership in the implementation of the principles of work teams and process improvement; and the ability to relate to minorities, women, and other protected classes in the community at all socioeconomic levels.

Work Environment

Work is typically performed inside and includes being exposed to heat, noise, mechanical hazards, electrical hazards, atmospheric conditions that affect the respiratory system, confided spaces, and use of a respirator. Visit locations within the community whose environment may be different. Travel in all types of weather extremes to attend training and/or organizes meetings conferences, and workshops; must be mobile and able to visit complainants and businesses within the metro area. Travel in all types of weather extremes to attend training and/or organizes meetings conferences, and workshops; must be mobile and able to visit complainants and businesses within the metro area.

Special Requirements

Must possess a valid driver’s license from the State of Iowa.

City of Sioux City

Code Enforcement Manager - IV-4161

Category
PATS
Department
Inspection Services
Pay Rate
S20
Job Code
IV-4161

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under the general direction of the Community Development Director and/or Community Development Operations Manager, supervises the activities of the Inspection Services Division. Responsible for planning, organizing, instructing and supervising a City-wide inspection program involving the enforcement of all municipal codes and ordinances governing building construction and minimum housing standards. Work is performed independently, but is reviewed by the Community Development Director/Community Development Operations Manager for effectiveness and conformance with established municipal and departmental policies. Supervises and oversees the work of all positions within the Inspections Services Division.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION (with or without accommodation)

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Responsible for planning, organizing and supervising a City-wide inspection program involving the enforcement of minimum housing codes and regulations governing residential building construction.
  • Assists in the development of policies, procedures, goals, objectives, and work standards relative to the operation of the City-wide inspection program.
  • Researches new methods for providing effective and efficient code enforcement programs while emphasizing optimum customer service through courteous and prompt attention to citizen requests.
  • Makes decisions on complex or controversial problems related to code enforcement regulations and field inspection activities.
  • Prepares and issues official notices and initiates appropriate legal proceedings directed toward the correction of minimum Housing, Building and related Code violations.
  • Prepares and maintains technical reports and records; prepares resolutions for demolition of structures for City Council and related reports; opens bids for demolition and nuisance abatements.
  • Makes special investigations upon specific requests from other departments of the Municipal Government, preparing written reports of findings indicating violations found to exist or providing requested specific information.
  • Reviews code standards and departmental regulations and recommends changes when needed. 
  • Attends neighborhood coalition meetings and other meetings relative to the City-wide inspection program.
  • Attends staff meetings with other inspectors and members of the Home Builders Association.
  • Receives information on various properties and structures which need to be inspected; supervises and participates in the enforcement of all regulations governing building construction and minimum housing standards.
  • Prepares and recommends amendments to and revisions of all codes and ordinances enforced by the Division; reviews and recommends changes to current workflow.
  • Prepares budget for the Division.
  • Trains, supervises, and coordinates the work of the plans examiner, inspectors and support staff; provides staff with direction on methods of inspection, public relations and case documentation; reviews reports of inspections and investigations by field inspectors and provides direction on methods of inspection, case documentation, priorities, procedures and public relations; organizes and supervises employees engaged in snow removal and weed abatement activities and beer and liquor license inspection programs.
  • Regularly lifts up to 10 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 50 pounds.
  • Maintains regular and punctual attendance and working hours.
  • Performs general office duties, such as copying, filing, faxing and data entry.
  • Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency. In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in a state of declared emergency.

 

Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

High School Diploma or GED supplemented by at least two years of college level or business school course work, preferably a four-year degree; and three to five years experience involving direct customer service or public relations in a supervisory capacity; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge, skills and abilities. Prefer experience in building construction trades, environmental health or related areas with a minimum of three years of supervisory or administrative experience

MINIMUM ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Abilities

Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you, ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer), ability to see details at a distance, ability to identify and understand the speech of another person, ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

Job Knowledge

Thorough knowledge of codes, regulations and ordinances governing building construction and minimum housing standards; thorough knowledge of legal precedents as related to the enforcement of Building and Housing Codes and Ordinances; ability to write letters, memos, prepare and present accurate and reliable reports, plans and public awareness materials, and legal documents; ability to interpret technical issues; ability to effectively resolve conflicts; ability to explain, interpret and enforce codes, regulations and ordinances firmly, tactfully, and impartially; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with subordinates, municipal officials, contractors, architects, property owners, and the general public; ability to perform some strenuous work.

Language Skills and Interpersonal Communication

Requires effective communication skills and the ability to communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing and provide assistance to customers (external and internal). Requires the ability to write and speak effectively with fellow employees, City Council, and the general public; read in English; apply common sense understanding to the work process, procedures, programs and services; and to provide and follow verbal and written instructions. Requires the ability to work as a member of a team in order to accomplish tasks; the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the general public; and the ability to relate to minorities, women, and other protected classes in the community at all socioeconomic levels.

Work Environment

Seventy-five percent of work is normally performed in a normal inside office environment with appropriate heating and cooling and is not subject to significant occupational or environmental hazards other than those normally associated with general public contact, dust or odors. Field conditions outdoors are varying weather conditions, with varying street level noises; and visiting locations within the community whose environment may be different from the City’s. Travel in all types of weather extremes to attend training and/or organizes meetings conferences, and workshops; must be mobile and able to visit complainants and businesses within the metro area

Special Requirements

Possession of a valid Iowa driver’s license or the ability to provide reliable transportation. 

WCICC

Communications Center Directory - IV-3050

Category
PATS
Department
WCICC Communicatoins
Pay Rate
X04
Job Code
IV-3050

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under general direction of the Woodbury County Information and Communications Commission, plans, develops, implements and coordinates emergency communication procedures to provide efficient and accurate emergency service dispatching of police, fire, and sheriff services as well as emergency medical and rural fire services. Work also involves responsibility for developing, implementing, directing and coordinating the communication equipment and system needs; ensuring proper maintenance of system components; ensuring adherence to Federal Communications Commission rules, regulations and licensing requirements; and preparing and administering the center's budget. An employee in this class is expected to exercise considerable independent judgment in accordance with established policies and procedures.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION (with or without accommodation)

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Plans, develops, implements and coordinates emergency communication policies and procedures to ensure accurate and efficient dispatching of emergency services to the general public.
  • Analyzes systems and equipment needs and recommends changes as deemed appropriate, supervises the development and administration of equipment maintenance contracts, reviews and evaluates proposals and bids for new equipment.
  • Directs all phases of personnel operations with full authority to hire, dismiss, assign, and discipline employees.
  • Prepares agency budget and administers expenditures in accordance with budget provisions.
  • Provides liaison between police and fire departments, the Sheriff's Department and EMS providers regarding Communication Center operations.
  • Meets and confers with members of the Criminal Information Committee to review modification in operational procedures, enhancements in communication equipment components and systems and to resolve any operating problems among the agencies served.
  • Serves on boards and committees as appropriate and represents the Communications Center at functions as required.
  • Establishes and maintain effective working relationships with City Officials, other agencies, fellow employees and the general public.
  • Maintains regular and punctual attendance and working hours.
  • Regularly lifts up to 10 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 30 pounds.
  • Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency. In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in a state of declared emergency.

 

Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Graduation from an accredited four year college or university with major course work in public or business administration, public safety management or related field and considerable experience in a responsible administrative or managerial capacity involving the delivery of emergency communication services; or any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skill and abilities.

MINIMUM ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Abilities

Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you, ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer), ability to see details at a distance, ability to identify and understand the speech of another person, ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

Job Knowledge

Considerable knowledge of the principles of management and organization. Considerable knowledge of FCC rules, regulations and licensing requirements. Ability to plan, assign, supervise and evaluate the work of subordinate emergency communications personnel. Ability to develop training programs to ensure employee proficiency. Ability to analyze communication systems and to evaluate component equipment. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Ability to develop and implement policies and operating procedures. Ability to coordinate operations and information between various governmental entities, and to establish and maintain effective working relationships with public safety and governmental officials, the general public, and subordinates; good physical condition.

Language Skills and Interpersonal Communication

Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide assistance to customers (external and internal). Requires the ability to write and speak clearly, distinctly and effectively with fellow employees and patrons; read in English and compare similarities and differences between words and series of numbers; apply common sense understanding to the work process, procedures, programs and services; and to provide and follow verbal and written instructions.

Work Environment

Work is normally performed in a normal inside office environment with appropriate heating and cooling and is not subject to significant occupational or environmental hazards other than those normally associated with general public contact, dust or odors.

Special Requirements

None

WCICC

Communications Center Manager - IV-3048

Category
PATS
Department
WCICC Communicatoins
Pay Rate
S18
Job Code
IV-3048

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

Under the general direction of the Communications Center Director, responsible for the daily functional operations of a county-wide communications center with enhanced 911 capabilities and public safety twoway radio dispatching and other related duties as required. Advises and assists the Communications Center Director in the analysis, planning, development and implementation of routine and emergency procedures and processes required in the efficient and accurate receipt and dispatch of telephonic and radio communications for the purpose of providing rapid and appropriate law enforcement and fire services and information to the public.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION (with or without accommodation):

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Supervises daily Communications Center operations and activities.
  • Inspects work in progress to assure conformance with procedures.
  • Prepares the operational scheduling for shifts.
  • Collects and approves payroll and employee attendance information and maintains records.
  • Responsible for supervision of staff including recruitment, selection, training and development, performance evaluations and employee discipline.
  • Must be capable of working a dispatch position.
  • Receives documents and investigates complaints against the Communications Center and its personnel and recommends disciplinary action based on investigative findings.
  • Possesses NCIC certification, acts as the Communications Center Terminal Agency Coordinator and assures that operators are NCIC certified.
  • Completes NCIC audits and oversees the Iowa System Contract to maintain NCIC access for all user agencies.
  • Manages the Emergency Medical Dispatch program including overseeing the certification of all staff; acts as the liaison with the local medical director and all EMS user agencies and manages the quality  assurance program to assure compliance with protocols.
  • Acts as the liaison between the Communications Center and public safety user agencies.
  • Manages criminal justice computer access for Communications staff and public safety user agencies.
  • Complies with all Public Records Requests.
  • Schedules and supervises the inspection of all communications equipment to ensure optimal operational condition.
  • Oversees the payment of bills and track service and maintenance contracts and provides budget recommendations to the Communication Director.
  • Manages, plans, and directs policy and procedure development and annual review for the Communication Center.
  • Responsible for preparing directives and procedures to meet operational and compliance standards and maintains files to include proofs of compliance with the accreditation process.
  • Keeps abreast of all aspects of the accreditation process, including proposed changes or amendments to procedures, assessing the impact of changes on current procedures.
  • Provides 24/7 on-call assistance for critical, computer-related issues, emergency personnel matters and crisis situations involving the Communications Center, the community or public safety user agencies.
  • Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency. In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in a state of declared emergency.

 

Preferred Skills

MINIMUM PHYSICAL AND MENTAL ABILITES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Cognitive Demands, Skills and Abilities: Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you, ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer), ability to see details at a distance, ability to identify and understand the speech of another person, ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences..

Language Ability and Interpersonal Communication: Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide assistance to customers (external and internal). Requires the ability to write and speak effectively with fellow employees, City Council, and the general public; read in English; apply common sense understanding to the work process, procedures, programs and services; and to provide and follow verbal and written instructions. Requires the ability to work as a member of a team in order to accomplish tasks; the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the general public.

Physical requirements: Regularly lifts up to 10 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 30 pounds. Work Environment: Ninety percent of work is normally performed in a normal inside office environment with appropriate heating and cooling and is not subject to significant occupational or environmental hazards other than those normally associated with general public contact, dust or odors. Travel in all types of weather extremes to attend training and/or organizes meetings conferences, and workshops; must be mobile and able to visit complainants and businesses within the metro area.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND ACCEPTABLE EXPERIENCE/ TRAINING:

High School Diploma or GED and five to seven years’ experience as a Communications Operator or similar experience; proven experience in administrative support activities and the supervision of Communications Operators. Extensive knowledge of law enforcement and fire emergency communications procedures and operations over telephone, teletype, computer and two-way radio; considerable knowledge of administrative support functions and above average knowledge of organizational supervision; ability to speak clearly in a wellmodulated voice and to use good diction; ability to think and act quickly and calmly in emergency situations; ability to assign, supervise and review the work of others. Any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skill and abilities. Must be able to attain NCIC certification.

PRE-EMPLOYMENT SCREENINGS:

Pre-employment screenings may include but are not limited to: criminal background search and drug and alcohol screen.

WCICC

Communications Operations Supervisor - IV-3040

Category
PATS
Department
WCICC Communicatoins
Pay Rate
S17
Job Code
IV-3040

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under the general direction of the Communications Center Director, responsible for the daily functional operations of a county-wide communications center with enhanced 911 capabilities and public safety two-way radio dispatching and other related duties as required. Advises and assists the Communications Center Director in the analysis, planning, development and implementation of routine and emergency procedures and processes required in the efficient and accurate receipt and dispatch of telephonic and radio communications for the purpose of providing rapid and appropriate law enforcement and fire services and information to the public. This is a civilian position.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION (with or without accommodation)

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Supervises daily Communications Center operations and activities.
  • Inspects work in progress to assure conformance with procedures.
  • Prepares the operational scheduling for shifts.
  • Collects payroll and employee attendance information from Lead Operators and enters it into the computer system so that pay and leave records are kept up to date.
  • Evaluates the performance of Lead Operators and Communication Operators.
  • Assists the director in evaluating personnel for hiring and disciplinary action.
  • Receives and evaluates complaints against the Communications Center and its personnel and assists in the resolution of such complaints.
  • Assists the director in evaluating the training needs and requirements of the Communications Center personnel and in developing programs.
  • Possesses NCIC certification and assures that operators are NCIC certified.
  • Schedules and supervises the inspection of all communications equipment to ensure optimal operational condition.
  • Oversees the payment of bills and track service and maintenance contracts.
  • Orders supplies.
  • Capable of working a dispatch position.
  • Assumes full Lead Operator duties for the day shift.
  • Assists the director in gathering and collating information to be used for the development and production of standard operating procedures for the Communications Center.
  • Receives instructions and supervision from the Director.
  • Provides on-call assistance for critical, computer-related issues. On-call duties are assigned on a rotation basis, when possible, and are determined by organizational needs.
  • Provides on-call assistance for critical, computer-related issues. On-call duties are assigned on a rotation basis, when possible, and are determined by organizational needs.
  • Regularly lifts up to 10 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 30 pounds.
  • Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency. In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in a state of declared emergency.
Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

High School Diploma or GED and five to seven years experience as a Communications Operator or similar experience; proven experience in administrative support activities and the supervision of Communications Operators. Any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skill and abilities.

MINIMUM ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB

Abilities

Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you, ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer), ability to see details at a distance, ability to identify and understand the speech of another person, ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

Job Knowledge

Extensive knowledge of law enforcement and fire emergency communications procedures and operations over telephone, teletype, computer and two-way radio; considerable knowledge of administrative support functions and above average knowledge of organizational supervision; ability to speak clearly in a well modulated voice and to use good diction; ability to think and act quickly and calmly in emergency situations; ability to assign, supervise and review the work of others.

Language Skills and Interpersonal Communication

Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide assistance to customers (external and internal). Requires the ability to write and speak effectively with fellow employees, City Council, and the general public; read in English; apply common sense understanding to the work process, procedures, programs and services; and to provide and follow verbal and written instructions. Requires the ability to work as a member of a team in order to accomplish tasks; the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the general public.

Work Environment

Ninety percent of work is normally performed in a normal inside office environment with appropriate heating and cooling and is not subject to significant occupational or environmental hazards other than those normally associated with general public contact, dust or odors. Travel in all types of weather extremes to attend training and/or organizes meetings conferences, and workshops; must be mobile and able to visit complainants and businesses within the metro area.

Special Requirements

None

City of Sioux City

Community Development Operations Manager - IV-4080

Category
PATS
Department
Community Development
Pay Rate
S22
Job Code
IV-4080

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Plans, organizes and coordinates the operations and activities of the Community Development Department; performs the duties of the Community Development Director when he/she is absent; provides direct supervision over employees in the Planning and Neighborhood Services Division and is responsible for managing the municipal planning program and acquisition and disposition of real estate property in conjunction with Municipal Codes.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION (with or without accommodation)

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Confers with the department management team to track implementation of policies and receive specific recommendations and suggestions on Division or Departmental operations and provides status reports to the Community Development Director on Departmental operations, any major shift in policies or procedures and recommendations for future development.
  • Plans, organizes and directs the activities of employees engaged in implementing the expressed goals, policies and directives of the Community Development Department in the absence of the Director.
  • Develops policies and procedures designed to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of departmental operations.
  • Serve as the Community Development liaison on legislative initiatives.
  • Represent the Community Development Department corresponding with City Council, both in meetings and in response to Council requests.
  • Promotes and demonstrates a high level of customer service.
  • Assists in preparing and reviewing department budget.
  • Serves as technical advisor to the Planning Commission, Board of Adjustment, Community Development Director,
  • City Council and department directors on planning, development, and zoning matters.
  • Supervises the compilation of materials and the writing of reports pursuant to surveys.
  • Prepares comprehensive reports based upon careful research and study of planning matters and submits recommendations.
  • Develops, prepares and administers the master plan within the policies of the City Council, Community Development
  • Director, Planning Commission, and Board of Adjustment.
  • Plans, organizes, directs and evaluates the work of employees of the Planning and Neighborhood Services Division.
  • Assigns and prioritizes personnel to programmed activities including gathering information relating to land use and other community planning projects and the acquisition and disposition of real estate property for municipal projects.
  • Reviews requests for zoning change request and proposed subdivision plans, and supervises and recommends the redesigning of subdivisions when required.
  • Supervises the preparation of zoning ordinance and zoning maps and the revision of such ordinance and maps.
  • Represents the municipal government at public meetings and at conferences with other public and private groups.
  • Coordinates construction projects with the long-range capital improvements program.
  • Supervises the development and maintenance of a complete inventory of municipally owned real estate.
  • Reviews requests for street and alley vacations and the disposition of the City-owned property.
  • Performs other directly related duties consistent with the role and function of the position as assigned by the Community
  • Development Director.
  • Maintains regular and prompt attendance at work.
  • Regularly lifts up to 10 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 30 pounds.
  • Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency. In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in a state of declared emergency.
Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Five years experience in City, regional or urban planning work, some of which shall have been at the level of Senior Planner, experience in real estate or property appraisal work, and a bachelor’s degree with major course work in City planning, or a Master's Degree and two years experience. Any combination of training and experience which demonstrates an ability to perform the duties of the position may be considered.

MINIMUM ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Abilities

Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you, ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer), ability to see details at a distance, ability to identify and understand the speech of another person, ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

Job Knowledge

Comprehensive knowledge of the principles and practices of City planning, as they pertain to the design and development of urban and regional areas, planning research, zoning and community renewal activities; comprehensive knowledge of economics, municipal finance and sociology as applied to municipal and regional planning; comprehensive knowledge of the principles of research; good knowledge of principles, practices, and techniques involved in the purchasing and sale of real estate. Knowledge of, or the ability to gain knowledge of, Geographic Information Systems; ability to supervise and perform technical research on economic and sociological problems; ability to analyze and systematically compile technical and statistical information and to prepare technical reports; ability to operate a personal computer using standard or customized software applications; ability to exercise sound independent judgment in developing long-term plans and programs and in making decisions on matters of policy and administrative issues.

Language Skills and Interpersonal Communication

Requires effective communication skills. Requires the ability to write and speak clearly, distinctly and effectively with fellow employees and the general public; read in English and compare similarities and differences between words and series of numbers; apply common sense understanding to the work process, procedures, programs and services; provide and follow verbal and written instructions; and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with City officials, City staff, business representatives, and other governmental agencies.

Work Environment

Ninety percent of work is performed in a traditional inside office environment with appropriate heating and cooling and is not subject to significant occupational or environmental hazards other than those normally associated with general public contact, dust or odors. Field conditions outdoors are varying weather conditions, with varying street level noise; and touring properties that are undeveloped, in various stages of development, including properties where construction is in progress. Ten percent of work is outdoors or traveling under varying conditions.

Special Requirements

Possession of a valid Iowa driver’s license, or the ability to provide reliable transportation.

City of Sioux City

Customer Service Division Manager/City Clerk - IV-6576

Category
PATS
Department
Customer Service
Pay Rate
S21
Job Code
IV-6576

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under the general direction of the Finance & Administrative Services Director, ensures good public relations by coordinating and directing all activities related to Customer Service. Plans and oversees customer billing and collection, accurate and timely meter reading, water meter sizing, installation, maintenance and testing. Oversees the receipt of municipal funds. Oversees the functions of Customer Service Center, Meter Shop, Print Shop/Mail Room, Word Processing, City Clerk, and Audio Visual Room.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Manages customer billing operations, including working with employees and customers to resolve problems and improve service.
  • Develops and implements new work procedures.
  • Works with other departments to establish improved service to customers.
  • Resolves the more difficult customer concerns and complaints.
  • Facilitates analysis for contractors' plans.
  • Supervises inventory control for the Division.
  • Prepares preliminary budget.
  • Supervises and ensures proper meter sizing.
  • Supervises the repair, testing and maintenance of water meters and compilation of information.
  • Supervises and maintains internal control over deposits.
  • Supervises the cash receipts and billing update process.
  • Maintains the computer system and security with areas of responsibility and continually works with the software vendor to improve the product.
  • Supervises credit decisions and supervises vault security.
  • Supervises the issuance of licenses and permits.
  • Oversees the sale and issuance of City information and handouts.
  • Interviews, hires and evaluates personnel.
  • Initiates agenda items and ideas.
  • Supervises the requisition of supplies and materials.
  • Assigns and inspects the work of subordinates.
  • Approves and institutes improved standard operating procedures and methods.
  • Maintains regular and punctual attendance and working hours.
  • Under direction of the Director of Finance and Administration supervises the staff and activities of the City Clerk’s Office.
  • Processes items acted upon by the Council; supervises preparation of minutes of Council meetings;
  • Supervises the proper filing of official City records.
  • Regularly lifts up to 10 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 30 pounds.
  • Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency. In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in a state of declared emergency.
Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Bachelor’s degree and two to five years experience. Bachelor’s degree in business or public administration preferred. Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties of the job.

MINIMUM ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Abilities

Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you, ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer), ability to see details at a distance, ability to identify and understand the speech of another person, ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

Job Knowledge

Thorough knowledge of practices, methods, materials and equipment of a municipal utility; thorough understanding and experience with sophisticated software applications; knowledge of safety measures to be observed; ability to deal with the public tactfully and courteously; ability to make good common sense judgments in accordance with laws, ordinances and regulations; ability to plan, organize and supervise the activities of a large working unit; thorough knowledge of the legal requirements relating to the keeping and preservation of Council minutes and records; good knowledge of the organization and statutory powers and duties of municipal officials; good knowledge of the rules of procedure for Council meetings; good knowledge of the license and permit requirements of municipal ordinances; ability to establish and maintain satisfactory relationships with employees, City officials, all City departments and the public; ability to clearly express ideas both orally and in writing; good physical condition.

Language Skills and Interpersonal Communication

Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide assistance to customers (external and internal). Requires the ability to write and speak effectively with fellow employees, City officials, and the general public; read in English; apply common sense understanding to the work process, procedures, programs and services; and to provide and follow verbal and written instructions. Requires the ability to work as a member of a team in order to accomplish tasks; the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the general public; and the ability to relate to minorities, women, and other protected classes in the community at all socioeconomic levels.

Work Environment

Ninety five percent of work is normally performed in a normal inside office environment with appropriate heating and cooling and is not subject to significant occupational or environmental hazards other than those normally associated with general public contact, dust or odors. Field conditions outdoors are varying weather conditions, with varying street level noises; and visiting locations within the community whose environment may be different from the City’s. Travel in all types of weather extremes to attend training and/or organizes meetings conferences, and workshops; must be mobile and able to visit complainants and businesses within the metro area.

Special Requirements

None.

City of Sioux City

Customer Service Supervisor - IV-6532

Category
PATS
Department
Customer Service
Pay Rate
S19
Job Code
IV-6532

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under general direction of the Customer Service Division Manager, performs extremely responsible and a wide variety of complex administrative customer service and accounting work in the production and resolution of utility billings and related financial operations; does related work as required.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION (with or without accommodations)

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Performs work involving requests for information, problem analysis, complaint resolution, cash handling, reconciliation, general delivery and/or explanation of City services to internal and external customers.
  • Generates reviews, interprets, and explains complex and unusual billing and collection policies and procedures to employees and customers.
  • Manages and performs complex financial reporting systems and analysis in cooperation with the Finance Department.
  • Compiles data for administrative and financial analysis.
  • Maintains office operations within the framework of accepted accounting principles.
  • Supervises and evaluates staff of Customer Service Center and Meter Shop.
  • Assists Customer Service Specialists in all aspects of the Customer Service Center.
  • Develops and coordinates training schedule, oversees and trains Customer Service Meter Shop staff on current office procedures.
  • Schedules staff and prioritizes work flow.
  • Maintains the automatic meter reading software program.
  • Approves or disapproves payment arrangements beyond parameters defined.
  • Types and performs data entry, monitors and verifies special billings (i.e., hydrant accounts, major industrials, sewer only, reduction meter, claims and purchase requests) at a speed necessary for successful job performance.
  • Acts as a citizen liaison willing to take personal responsibility for completing service requests.
  • Works independently, identifies and resolves problems, discrepancies and issues using limited guidelines.
  • Performs other directly related duties consistent with the role and function of the position as assigned by Customer Service Division Manager.
  • Prepares and checks all daily service orders.
  • Provides safety information to employees and strictly enforces all safety rules and regulations--ensuring a safe working environment;
  • Recommend and take disciplinary action of employees when necessary;
  • Uses the HTE and Route Management System to load and unload handheld computers for meter reading;
  • Assists in budget and CIP preparation for the Divisions;
  • Writes specifications for work to be performed by outside contractors, obtains bids for work to be performed and gets either a purchase order or a contract issued;
  • Responsible for payment of all invoices for the Meter Shop;
  • Works with the Design Review Committee on new developments and ensuring City codes are enforced;
  • Coordinates with Engineering to ensure proper installation of new services;
  • Maintains regular and punctual attendance and working hours.
  • Regularly lifts up to 10 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 30 pounds.
  • Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency. In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in a state of declared emergency. 
Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

High School or GED supplemented by at least two years of college level or business school course work in business administration or accounting, preferably a four year degree; and three to five years experience involving direct customer service or public relations with emphasis on clerical work, cash handling, and data entry; or any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skill and abilities.

MINIMUM ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Abilities

Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you, ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer), ability to see details at a distance, ability to identify and understand the speech of another person, ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

Job Knowledge

Thorough knowledge of accounting principles and practices and considerable experience involving financial reporting; thorough knowledge of departmental methods, procedures, and equipment; thorough knowledge of the principles of office management; ability to deal with the public patiently, tactfully, and courteously and to explain and solve customer’s or employee’s problems; ability to instruct and train staff in technical procedures; thorough knowledge of departmental methods, procedures, and equipment; ability to oversee and maintain proper financial control and reporting systems; ability to express ideas effectively, orally and in writing; ability to maintain complex financial, personnel, and other records, to assemble and organize data, and to prepare reports from such records; ability to plan, organize, and supervise the work of subordinates performing a variety of duties; strong computer skills.

Language Skills and Interpersonal Communication

Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide assistance to customers (external and internal). Requires the ability to write and speak clearly, distinctly and effectively with fellow employees and vendors; read in English and compare similarities and differences between words and series of numbers; apply common sense understanding to the work process, procedures, programs and services; and to provide and follow verbal and written instructions. Requires the ability to work as a member of a team in order to accomplish tasks; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the general public; ability to develop and maintain harmony and team spirit within the office.

Work Environment

Work is normally performed in a normal inside office environment with appropriate heating and cooling and is not subject to significant occupational or environmental hazards other than those normally associated with general public contact, dust or odors.

Special Requirements

Requires a valid Motor Vehicle Operators License issued by the State of Iowa.

City of Sioux City

Deputy City Clerk - IV-1061

Category
PATS
Department
Finance and Administration
Job Type
Non-Exempt
Pay Rate
S13
Job Code
IV-1061

Date Adopted
July 11, 2016
Approved Res.No
2016-0608/July 11, 2016
Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

Performs responsible clerical and administrative work and serves in the capacity of City Clerk in the City Clerk’s absence.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION (with or without accommodation):

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Prepares minutes of all regular and special City Council meetings and work session based on notes taken by the City Clerk.
  • Updates Board and Commission list and obtains applications for board and commission vacancies and notifies applicants of appointment status.
  • Prepares Proclamations.
  • Assists with preparation of the City Council meeting agenda, attends City Council meetings and records accurately and fully the manner in which each items is considered and disposed of by the City Council.
  • Proofreads all legal notices and ordinances adopted by the City Council and the official City Council minutes in preparation for publication.
  • Prepares and cross-indexes official City records.
  • Researches City records for information as requested by City employees and the general public.
  • Assists in the issuance of City occupational licenses, cigarette and tobacco permits and State liquor licenses.
  • Provides clerical and administrative support to the City Council as requested.
  • Scans all City Council documents into document management system.
  • Sends City Council agenda to City staff and citizen electronically or by mail.
  • Accepts and stamps in bids and bid bonds for various City projects.
  • Receives nomination papers when elections are held and assures they are timely filed.
  • Provides information to City staff and the general public as requested.
  • Assists in webpage content and updating.
  • Provides staff support to the Parking and Skywalk System Board of Trustees.
Preferred Skills

MINIMUM PHYSICAL AND MENTAL ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Cognitive Demands, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of the legal requirements relating to the procedures and practices used by the City Council in maintaining City Council minutes and records; knowledge of the organization of City government; knowledge of modern record-keeping and filing practices, procedures and equipment; knowledge of applicable election and some special assessment laws; ability to prepare accurate and complete minutes of City Council meetings; ability to type accurately; ability to meet deadlines under pressure; ability to operate a computer; skill in the use of word processing, document imaging, spreadsheet and other applicable software applications; ability to exercise independent judgment and to use resourcefulness and tact in solving problems; ability to meet the public courteously and obtain and give information; ability to understand and carry out complex oral and written instructions.

Language Ability and Interpersonal Communication: Requires effective communication skills, both oral and written; demonstrated ability to follow a management style that is input-oriented and values problem solving and the development of partnerships; demonstrated ability to work effectively as a member of a team; desire to be part of an organization that values service, people, integrity, responsibility, innovation and teamwork. Requires the ability to speak clearly, distinctly and effectively with fellow employees; read in English and compare similarities and differences between words and series of numbers; apply common sense understanding to the work process and procedures; and to provide and follow verbal and written instructions. Ability to maintain regular and prompt attendance at work. Ability to establish and maintain an effective working rapport with City officials, fellow employees and the general public.

Physical requirements: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit for long periods of time, use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and peripheral vision.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Work is normally performed in a normal inside office environment with appropriate heating and cooling and is not subject to significant occupational or environmental hazards other than those normally associated with general public contact, dust or orders.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND ACCEPTABLE EXPERIENCE/ TRAINING:

Graduation from standard high school, GED equivalent along with considerable customer service and recordkeeping experience is required; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the essential knowledge, skills and abilities.

PRE-EMPLOYMENT SCREENINGS:

Pre-employment screenings may include but are not limited to: criminal background search and drug and alcohol screen.

City of Sioux City

Driver Supervisor - IV-7060

Category
PATS
Department
Transit
Job Code
IV-7060

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under the general direction of the Purchasing/Fleet/Transit Director, supervises staff of bus drivers, trainers, dispatchers, and clerical personnel. Evaluates the performance of subordinates, completes performance reviews, and disciplinary actions of staff as needed, and manages and adjusts working schedules for staff and public transit systems. Responds to inquiries, complaints and correspondence from customers and the public and prepares staff reports, route analysis, and studies related to transit operations.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION (with or without accommodation)

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned as necessary.

  • Provides direction to bus drivers.
  • Answers questions and resolves customer service issues and concerns relating to transit services.
  • Performs inspections of buses and bus stops to ensure cleanliness and safety.
  • Addresses questions and resolves conflicts between employees.
  • Review transit system procedures and makes recommendations for improvements.
  • Interviews and hires, evaluates and disciplines drivers, dispatchers.
  • Maintains good public relations through courteous and prompt attention to all citizen requests for services.
  • Maintains regular and punctual attendance and working hours.
  • Regularly lifts up to 10 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 30 pounds.
  • Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency. In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in a state of declared emergency.

 

Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

High school diploma or equivalent, a minimum of two years technical experience. Any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skill and abilities.

MINIMUM ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Abilities

Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you, ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer), ability to see details at a distance, ability to identify and understand the speech of another person, ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

Job Knowledge

Understanding of operation of public transportation systems and related safety procedures, ordinances, regulations, and traffic laws; understanding of modern business management principles and practices; knowledge of public transit funding and general budget practices; knowledge of a computerized transit systems and record keeping; knowledge and understanding of current personnel management practices. Ability to direct, supervise, and evaluate transit personnel and activities; ability to supervise drivers in operating buses and bus schedules; ability to maintain good labor relations with employees and manage labor related issues; ability to resolve minor grievances and disciplinary actions; ability to investigate and resolve customer complaints courteously and in a timely manner. Must be able to respond in an emergency and provide transit services.

Language Skills and Interpersonal Communication

Requires effective communication skills. Requires the ability to write and speak clearly, distinctly and effectively with fellow employees and the general public; read in English and compare similarities and differences between words and series of numbers; apply common sense understanding to the work process, procedures, programs and services; and to provide and follow written instructions; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with City officials and staff, business representatives and the general public.

Work Environment

While performing ten percent of the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions and vibration. The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts and fumes or airborne particles. The employee is occasionally exposed to toxic and caustic chemicals and the noise level is loud. Ninety percent of the duties are performed in a normal inside office environment with appropriate heating and cooling and is not subject to significant occupational or environmental hazards other than those normally associated with general public contact, dust or odors.

Special Requirements

Must possess or be able to obtain within 60 days a valid Commercial Driver’s License and other permits and endorsements as required and issued by the State of Iowa; and to submit to a pre-employment drug and alcohol screen

City of Sioux City

Economic & Community Development Director - IV-4381

Category
PATS
Department
Economic Development
Pay Rate
E02
Job Code
IV-4381

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under general direction of the City Manager, administers, plans, and implements the economic and community development activities of the City. Responsibilities include administering the City’s Community Development and Economic Development programs; does related work as required.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION (with or without accommodation)

The following duties are typical for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Plan, organize, coordinate and direct the day-to-day administration and operations of the City’s development program including land acquisition, project planning, development and management; plan, implement and coordinate the capital improvement program and economic projects.
  • Establish goals and objectives for department; supervise and direct the allocation of professional and technical personnel so as to ensure optimum usage of staff and the observance of priorities among projects and assignments; supervise goal and objective implementation.
  • Organize and attend all meetings of the City’s economic development efforts.
  • Prepare and implement the department’s annual budget and work program.
  • Review all proposals within the project area as to feasibility, including market opportunity, economic factors and physical relationships of each proposal.
  • Confer with government officials to affect changes in local policies or ordinances to encourage new development.
  • Assist with negotiations with persons or firms for the purchase, sale and redevelopment of lands in the redevelopment project area.
  • Advise and make recommendations to the City Manager on all matters relating to economic development/business assistance functions and recommends and provides assistance on a wide variety of development problems.
  • Coordinate the department’s programs with other City programs and departments.
  • Direct staff working with industrial realtors and other agencies to coordinate activities aimed at obtaining necessary requirements for new development prospects, providing information on zoning, methods of financing, sites and equipment.
  • Direct staff that prepares marketing brochures showing trends in tax rates, labor supply, transportation, public utilities, cultural environment, and available markets.
  • Direct staff and others responsible for business attraction and retention.
  • Prepare and present comprehensive reports with clarity and accuracy.
  • Develop, implement and interpret policies, procedures, goals, objectives and work standards.
  • Monitor development/construction sites.
  • Regularly lifts up to 10 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 30 pounds.
  • Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of classification in the event of a declared emergency. In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in a sate of declared emergency.
Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Graduation from a four-year college with major course work in business, economics, public administration, urban planning or related field. Five years experience involving the formulation, presentation and implementation of economic development and redevelopment programs that includes planning, building, housing or land development, or any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skill and abilities. 

MINIMUM ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Abilities

Ability to speak clearly so others can understand, ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer), ability to see details at a distance, ability to identify and understand the speech of another person, ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

Job Knowledge

Extensive knowledge of related State of Iowa redevelopment laws and federal and state grant regulations and private sector development techniques; good knowledge of tax increment financing, economic, industrial, urban and commercial development, redevelopment and management of urban programs; good knowledge of principles and practices of administration and budgeting, research methods and the source of information pertaining to economic development and business retention and the principles and objectives of urban and regional planning; good knowledge of economic development planning relating to City growth, land use, circulation, site planning, and grant application and granting process; real estate development and financing; evaluation and analysis of pro forma. Ability to exercise sound independent judgment within general policy guidelines. Ability to supervise, plan, assign and coordinate the work activities of subordinates. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with City officials, City staff, business representatives, and other governmental agencies.

Language Skills and Interpersonal Communication

Requires effective communication skills. Requires the ability to write and speak clearly, distinctly and effectively with employees and the general public; read in English and compare similarities and differences between words and series of numbers; apply common sense understanding to the work process, procedures, programs and services; and to provide and follow oral and written instructions; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with City officials, City staff, business representatives, and other governmental agencies.

Work Environment

Seventy percent of work is performed inside an office environment with appropriate heating and cooling and is not subject to significant occupational or environmental hazards other than those typically associated with general public contact, dust or odors. Field conditions outdoors are varying weather conditions, with varying low to high equipment noise; walking on grass, gravel, dirt, rock, asphalt, etc.; with normal outdoor to high outdoor dust levels; and surveying of sites in all the various stages of construction, including developed and undeveloped properties. Thirty percent of work is outdoors or traveling under varying conditions.

Special Requirements

Possession of a valid Iowa driver’s license.

City of Sioux City

Economic Development Specialist - IV-4350

Category
PATS
Department
Economic Development
Pay Rate
S17
Job Code
IV-4350

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under the general direction of the Economic Development Director, provides support in business recruitment and retention efforts by developing marketing plans, gathering information for proposals, managing projects, and collecting economic data.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION (with or without accommodation)

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Prepares reports and resolutions for City Council meetings.
  • Manages construction and consultation contracts.
  • Writes and submits grant/loan applications, quarterly budget reports, loan documents, and development agreements.
  • Assists businesses with attaining information regarding expansion and development.
  • Attends City Council meetings.
  • Participate in the development and implementation of a citywide comprehensive economic development strategy.
  • Manage specific redevelopment projects including feasibility analyses, pro forma evaluations, land acquisition and disposition, and project execution.
  • Coordinate and participate in retail, commercial and industrial attraction and retention efforts, including marketing, out-reach programs and site visitations.
  • Conduct familiarization tours of City facilities and make presentations of services to prospective new businesses.
  • Provide small business development assistance, such as referral to financing and counseling sources.
  • Collect and analyze demographic and economic data.
  • Assist in developing and implementing redevelopment projects.
  • Prepare special studies and reports related to economic development and redevelopment.
  • Provide technical and administrative assistance on a variety of redevelopment programs and projects, such as construction project management, loan program administration, and grant program administration.
  • Coordinate activities of City departments and outside agencies related to redevelopment programs and projects.
  • Make presentations to businesses and citizen groups.
  • Perform project coordination including planning, marketing, development, and implementation.
  • Prepare and administer economic development loans and loan programs.
  • Prepare and manage contracts associated with economic development projects.
  • Procure and manage consultant contracts associated with revitalization projects.
  • Maintains regular and punctual attendance and working hours.
  • Regularly lifts up to 10 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 30 pounds.
  • Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency. In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in a state of declared emergency.
Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

High School Diploma and seven to ten years Experience or two years of college/Associates degree and two to less than five years experience or bachelor’s degree and up to two years experience. Any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skill and abilities.

MINIMUM ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB

Abilities

Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you, ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer), ability to see details at a distance, ability to identify and understand the speech of another person, ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

Job Knowledge

Some knowledge of principles and methods of applying economic development theory, including techniques to promote and stimulate economic activity; considerable knowledge of commercial and small business finance; some knowledge of development laws and related procedures; some knowledge of real estate procedures and documents; some knowledge of financial loan documents; some knowledge of or the ability to gain knowledge of Geographic Information Systems; some knowledge of research methods and personal computer applications; ability to negotiate complex development agreements and financial and business assistance packages; ability to interface with business clients, developers, government officials, community leaders, and others; ability to exercise resourcefulness in meeting and resolving problems; ability to use initiative and sound independent judgment in the course of undertaking assigned responsibilities.

Language Skills and Interpersonal Communication

Requires effective communication skills; ability to write and speak clearly, distinctly and effectively with fellow employees and the general public; read in English and compare similarities and differences between words and series of numbers; apply common sense understanding to the work process, procedures, programs and services; provide and follow verbal and written instructions; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with City officials, City staff, business representatives, and other governmental agencies.

Work Environment

Seventy-five percent of work is performed in a normal inside office environment with appropriate heating and cooling and is not subject to significant occupational or environmental hazards other than those normally associated with general public contact, dust or odors. Field conditions outdoors are varying weather conditions, with varying street level noise; and touring properties that are undeveloped, in various stages of development, including properties where construction is in progress. Thirty percent of work is outdoors or traveling under varying conditions.

Special Requirements

Possession of a valid Iowa driver’s license.

City of Sioux City

EFD Event Coordinator - IV-2260

Category
PATS
Department
Events Facilities
Pay Rate
S17
Job Code
IV-2260

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under the general direction of the EFD Facility Manager, plans and schedules all events or activities for the EFD facilities. Manages events and acts as a liaison between EFD Bureau and users of EFD Bureau facilities.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION (with or without accommodation)

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Markets the facilities.
  • Oversees the maintenance of facilities and equipment.
  • Performs duties related to the hiring, firing, and training of employees.
  • Enforces EFD policies.
  • Coordinates the operations staff and house personnel for the event by setting schedule for event, audio-visual requirements, decorations, basic food and beverage needs.
  • Creates an understanding with client as to how their event will be accommodated to meet their needs, within the guidelines of building procedures and policies. Also makes clients aware of additional arrangements and charges above and beyond the marketing phase that may incur.
  • Establishes appropriate rates on additional equipment and services as needed and finalizes event billing based on these additional rates.
  • Determines and follows through on user needs; and determines the best utilization of staff by analyzing the event work order, diagrams, floor plans to aid setup, i.e., tables, chairs, ticket booths, etc.
  • Monitors building security, room temperature, lighting, physical setup, attending to any needs or requests of the client. 
  • Resolves any problems or conflict that arises, including medical emergencies.
  • Issues staff uniforms, photo ID's, audio-visual equipment. Conducts tours of facility and monitors daily activities on non-event days. Submits requests for additional equipment and/or policy changes that are designed to enhance facility activities, conducts periodic meetings in the operations area, being current in C.P.R. and First Aid skills.
  • Performs production advances for all facility events as assigned.
  • Regularly lifts up to 10 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 30 pounds.
  • Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency. In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in a state of declared emergency. 
Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Five years experience and/or training in areas of public relations, food and beverage, hotel/motel management, arena/convention center background. Any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skill and abilities.

MINIMUM ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Abilities

Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you, ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer), ability to see details at a distance, ability to identify and understand the speech of another person, ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences. 

Job Knowledge

Must have related experience in a convention center/arena or hotel setting. Some marketing and/or food and beverage experience needed. Supervisory background would prove helpful, as well as public relations experience; good physical condition.

Language Skills and Interpersonal Communication

Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide assistance to customers (external and internal). Requires the ability to write and speak effectively with fellow employees, City Council, and the general public; read in English; apply common sense understanding to the work process, procedures, programs and services; and to provide and follow verbal and written instructions. Requires the ability to work as a member of a team in order to accomplish tasks; the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the general public.

Work Environment

Ninety percent of work is normally performed in a normal inside office environment with appropriate heating and cooling and is not subject to significant occupational or environmental hazards other than those normally associated with general public contact, dust or odors. Travel in all types of weather extremes to attend training and/or organizes meetings conferences, and workshops; must be mobile and able to visit complainants and businesses within the metro area.

Special Requirements

None 

 

City of Sioux City

EFD Facility Manager - IV-2275

Category
PATS
Department
Events Facilities
Pay Rate
S20
Job Code
IV-2275

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under the general direction of the EFD Executive Director performs administrative and supervisory duties in managing all operational phases of the Convention Center, Auditorium, and related facilities and performs additional administrative work as required. Will manage events and act as liaison between the EFD and the users of the EFD facilities. This position clearly serves as the lead event coordinator and supervises all other EFD Event Coordinators; does related work as required.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION (with or without accommodation)

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Develops and implements plans for the effective use of personnel and equipment.
  • Provides direction to staff during all major events and supervises overall operation.
  • Organizes event scheduling and coordinates timing of events.
  • Makes arrangements for special services for lessees, such as police protection, house staff, stage hands, electricians, sound people, etc.
  • Prepares work order for scheduled events that detail all building arrangements.
  • Works directly with clients using facilities.
  • Operates specialized equipment required for operations on occasion.
  • Assists in development of overall facility operating budgets.
  • Responsible for approving operational expenditures and payrolls.
  • Negotiates rental agreements and assists the Executive Director in event settlements.
  • Determines necessary cleaning and maintenance projects and their priorities.
  • Directs complicated technical operations.
  • Procures supplies and equipment necessary for facility operations.
  • Supervises EFD Event Coordinators and Labor Crew Leaders and assigns tasks to appropriate supervisors to accomplish physical arrangements for events.
  • Performs other directly related duties consistent with the role and function of the position as assigned by the EFD Bureau Operations Manager.
  • Maintains regular and punctual attendance and working hours.
  • Regularly lifts up to 10 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 30 pounds.
  • Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency. In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in a state of declared emergency. 
Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Bachelor’s degree in appropriate field or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skill and abilities. 

MINIMUM ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Abilities

Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you, ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer), ability to see details at a distance, ability to identify and understand the speech of another person, ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

Job Knowledge

A comprehensive knowledge of the physical and equipment requirements in presenting public entertainments, conferencing or conventioning, as well as attractions, including plays, concerts, shows, lectures, exhibits and other events; thorough knowledge of the methods of setting up stages, lighting equipment, seating facilities, and the effective use of floor and exhibit space; thorough knowledge of business practices used in convention conferencing, theater bookings, production and building management; thorough knowledge of buildings and grounds maintenance practices and equipment; thorough knowledge of the safety requirements in buildings used for public assemblies; ability to organize, instruct and direct employees in the performance of varied tasks; ability to negotiate and enforce lease contracts in such a manner as to protect the interests of the City; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, concessionaires, show and theatrical representatives, and the general public; good physical condition.

Language Skills and Interpersonal Communication

Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide assistance to customers (external and internal). Requiresthe ability to write and speak effectively with fellow employees, City Council, and the general public; read in English; apply common sense understanding to the work process, procedures, programs and services; and to provide and follow verbal and written instructions. Requires the ability to work as a member of a team in order to accomplish tasks; the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the general public; and the ability to relate to minorities, women, and other protected classes in the community at all socioeconomic levels.

Work Environment

Ninety percent of work is normally performed in a normal inside office environment with appropriate heating and cooling and is not subject to significant occupational or environmental hazards other than those normally associated with general public contact, dust or odors. Field conditions outdoors are varying weather conditions, with varying street level noises; and visiting locations within the community whose environment may be different from the City’s. Travel in all types of weather extremes to attend training and/or organizes meetings conferences, and workshops; must be mobile and able to visit complainants and businesses within the metro area.

Special Requirements

Possession of a valid Iowa driver’s license or the ability to provide reliable transportation. 

City of Sioux City

EFD Finance Division Manager - IV-1274

Category
PATS
Department
Events Facilities
Job Code
IV-1274

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under the general direction of the Events Facilities Executive Director, manages the accounting and box office functions of departments/divisions of the Tyson Events Center Box Office Manager, Tyson Events Center Finance staff, Convention Center finance staff, Orpheum Theater, IBP Ice Center, and Box Office Assistant Manager finance activities and functions; formulates, implements, and supervises accounting systems required to produce financial data based on cost accounting. Supervises Events Facilities Department finance staff in daily financial operations as necessary.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION (with or without accommodation)

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Supervise and coordinate payroll and accompanying reporting requirements including W-2, W-2P, and 1099 magnetic media reporting.
  • Supervises and coordinates the initiation (design), implementation, and maintenance of all accounting procedures, such as bookkeeping, purchasing, and auditing, in accordance with GAAP established by the Governmental Accounting Standards Board; direct supervision and development of Accounting Division personnel.
  • Supervise and coordinate Accounts Payable, contracts, and encumbrances.
  • Supervise and coordinate annual external audit.
  • Supervise and coordinate Single Audit Act compliance.
  • Perform and complete special reporting tasks and projects as directed by the Department Head.
  • Formulates cost factors that can be used for financial reporting and projections.
  • Prepares interim and annual financial statements consistent with generally accepted accounting principles and practices.
  • Conducts cash management analysis of funds on hand and in depositories.
  • Develops internal controls that guarantee adequate protection of assets against fraud and abuse.
  • Develops and maintains inventory systems.
  • Oversees and reconciles all box office events and functions for all Events Facilities Department.
  • Performs other directly related duties consistent with the role and function of the position as assigned by the Events Facilities Executive Director.
  • Maintains regular and punctual attendance and working hours.
  • Regularly lifts up to 10 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 30 pounds.
  • Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency. In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in a state of declared emergency. 
Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Minimum of five (5) years experience in accounting, preferably in the areas of cost accounting, accounting systems, financial preparation, and computerized database and spread sheets. Must be posses a bachelors degree from a college or university of recognized standing with major course work in cost accounting, auditing, governmental accounting and computer science; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and ability. CPA preferred but not required. 

MINIMUM ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Abilities

Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you, ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer), ability to see details at a distance, ability to identify and understand the speech of another person, ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

Job Knowledge

Thorough knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and Federal, State, and local grant regulations and their application to a variety of accounting transactions and problems with reference to public accounting; thorough knowledge of data processing systems used in accounting; ability to audit financial data according to generally accepted auditing standards; ability to gather pertinent facts, make thorough analysis and arrive at sound management conclusions; ability to prepare clear and comprehensive reports and complex fiscal reports; ability to develop modifications and improvements in existing accounting maintenance procedures; ability to read and interpret complex and sometimes conflicting federal, state, and local accounting requirements; ability to make independent decisions; ability to supervise and coordinate professional and clerical personnel; ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with City officials, employees and the general public; good physical condition.

Language Skills and Interpersonal Communication

Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide assistance to customers (external and internal). Requires the ability to write and speak effectively with fellow employees, City Council, and the general public; read in English; apply common sense understanding to the work process, procedures, programs and services; and to provide and follow verbal and written instructions. Requires the ability to work as a member of a team in order to accomplish tasks; the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the general public; and the ability to relate to minorities, women, and other protected classes in the community at all socioeconomic levels.

Work Environment

Most of the work is normally performed in a normal inside office environment with appropriate heating and cooling and is not subject to significant occupational or environmental hazards other than those normally associated with general public contact, dust or odors. Field conditions outdoors are varying weather conditions, with varying street level noises; and visiting locations within the community whose environment may be different from the City’s. Travel in all types of weather extremes to attend training and/or organizes meetings conferences, and workshops; must be mobile and able to visit complainants and businesses within the metro area.

Special Requirements

Possession of a valid Iowa driver’s license or the ability to provide reliable transportation. 

City of Sioux City

EFD Maintenance & Engineering Supervisor - IV-2245

Category
PATS
Department
Events Facilities
Pay Rate
S18
Job Code
IV-2245

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under the general direction of the Operations Division Manager, plans and supervises the physical operation and

maintenance of Auditorium and Convention Center, HVAC system; general engineering and utility hook-ups of exhibit

booths; does related work as required. This is responsible technical and supervisory work in the maintenance of the

facilities and the operations of all mechanical equipment. The employee in this class exercises considerable independent

judgment in scheduling and directing maintenance activities in the facilities, including the operation of the preventative

maintenance program.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION (with or without accommodation)

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other

duties may be assigned.

• Has the ability to maintain regular and prompt attendance at work.

• Plans, schedules and directs the maintenance of the Long Lines Family Recreation Center, Convention Center, Tyson

Events Center and IBP Ice Center.

• Plans, schedules and directs all of the booth utility hook-ups such as electrical, compressed air, gas, water and drainage.

• Maintains preventative maintenance records and analyzes records to determine the equipment needing major repair or

replacement.

• Performs safety inspections of facility equipment and facilities and instruction of maintenance staff in safety

procedures.

• Orders operating supplies, repair parts and materials, janitorial supplies.

• Performs electrical maintenance work and makes utility hook-ups for shows.

• Supervises special telecommunication system with phone rentals and internal billing monitoring and also responsible

for all phone repair work.

• Inspects operation of heating, air conditioning and refrigeration equipment as necessary.

• Has the ability to maintain regular and prompt attendance at work.

• Regularly lifts up to 10 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 30 pounds.

• Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency. In the

event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in a state of

declared emergency. 

Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Graduation from a technical college with course work in public event center operation and maintenance, plus considerable professional work experience in auditorium/event center operations, or any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skill and abilities.

MINIMUM ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Abilities

Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you, ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer), ability to see details at a distance, ability to identify and understand the speech of another person, ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

Job Knowledge

Thorough knowledge of the practices, materials and methods commonly utilized in the repair and services of major heating, air conditioning and refrigeration equipment; thorough knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions connected with the operation of major pieces of mechanical equipment; thorough knowledge of the mechanical operations of refrigeration and heating equipment; knowledge of preventative maintenance record systems; some welding skills; thorough knowledge of electrical systems and maintenance of those systems; ability to work closely with the public such as exhibitors and tenants; good physical condition.

Language Skills and Interpersonal Communication

Requires effective communication skills; the ability to write and speak clearly, distinctly and effectively with fellow employees and the general public; read in English and compare similarities and differences between words and series of numbers; apply common sense understanding to the work process, procedures, programs and services; and to provide and follow written instructions; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with City officials and staff, business representatives and the general public.

Work Environment

Work is normally performed in an inside construction-like work environment, as well as occasional outside work environment, both of which can be subject to significant occupational or environmental hazards. Outside co