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City of Sioux City

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

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 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

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 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 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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Cashier/Concession Worker - IV-2302

Category
Seasonal/General
Department
Parks and Recreation
Job Type
Non-Exempt
Pay Rate
C02
Job Code
IV-2302

Date Adopted
March 27, 1995
Approved Res.No
95/U-3079
Job Description

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Performs tasks associated with admission control, sale of concession items, cleaning and public relations; does related work as required.

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THIS CLASS: The work in this class involves performing detailed money transactions for the sale of concession items and/or the admission control duties.

Other responsibilities involve the preparation and serving of food items, rental of equipment, cleaning respective equipment and areas.

Employees in this class normally do not work under close supervision, but undergo frequent inspection and review.

EXAMPLES OF WORK: (Illustrative only)

  • Take admission monies and check season pass numbers;
  • Answer questions pertaining to programs and hours;
  • Prepare for opening and close out register at end of shift;
  • Account for all monies taken;
  • Prepare end of day reports and prepare monies for bank deposit;
  • Clean admission control area;
  • Minor preparation of concession food items;
  • Cleaning of concession areas and food preparation areas;
  • Receive monies for sales and follow accounting practices.
Preferred Skills

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Mathematical knowledge needed to make change, count large sums of money and account for errors; some knowledge of programs and activities; communication skills adequate for interaction with the public; good physical condition.

ACCEPTABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING: Some experience in dealing with the public, as well as experience with a cash register is preferred. Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge skills and abilities.

This is a part-time seasonal position, 40 hours of work per week are not guaranteed.

  

Resolution No. 95/U-3079

Dated March 27, 1995

City of Sioux City

CCAT Bureau Attendant I - IV-2205

Category
Seasonal/General
Department
CCAT
Pay Rate
C14
Job Code
IV-2205

Date Revised
June 5th, 1989
Approved Res.No
89/T-7458
Job Description

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Assists in the operation of the Convention Center and auditorium by performing work as required with a great deal of public contact; does related work as required.

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: The work in this class involves public contact work. Employees in this class act as ushers, ticket takers, door guards and car parkers. They generally attempt to keep order and facilitate the safe movement of large crowds. An employee in this class normally works during evening hours and on a part-time basis. The work is performed under direct supervision.

EXAMPLES OF WORK: (Illustrative only)

  • Ushers patrons to their seats or informs them as to the particular section to which their ticket applies;
  • Ensures that patrons do not change seats;
  • Enforces crowd control rules and regulations;
  • Acts as a door guard;
  • Admits employees, special passes and other authorized persons through designated entrances;
  • Unlocks door and turns lights on and off;
  • Takes tickets for various CCAT Bureau functions;
  • Directs parking lot users to spaces;
  • Resolves minor traffic jams at lot entrances and exits;
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
Preferred Skills

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Some knowledge of the general layout and seating arrangements in the Convention Center and Auditorium, or the ability to readily acquire such knowledge; ability to follow oral and written instructions; ability to meet and deal effectively and courteously with the general public and to keep order; ability to answer questions concerning the Convention Center and Auditorium in a correct and positive manner; ability to have good rapport with attendees at events; must be presentable and have the ability to wear uniforms as issued; must be in good physical condition.

ACCEPTABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING: 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

CCAT Bureau Attendant II - IV-2206

Category
Seasonal/General
Department
CCAT
Pay Rate
C14
Job Code
IV-2206

Job Description

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Assists in the operation of the Convention Center and Auditorium by performing work that requires a great deal of public contact.

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: This is first level supervisory work in the operation of the Convention Center and Auditorium. Assignments are received from a CCAT Bureau Attendant III or other CCAT Bureau supervisory personnel.

EXAMPLES OF WORK: (Illustrative only)

  • Acts as head ticket taker, usher, etc.;
  • Assigns duties to subordinate staff;
  • Performs all duties of CCAT Attendant I's related to their duty station;
  • Sells tickets and performs related cashier functions;
  • Assists in preparing box office reports and statements;
  • Answers customers' questions concerning tickets and up-coming events;
  • Fills mail order and telephone ticket orders;
  • Answers telephones and gives information concerning the Convention Center and Auditorium and
  • Tourism Bureau;
Preferred Skills

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Good knowledge of Convention Center and Auditorium operations; ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with the public and subordinates; ability to supervise the work of others; ability to operate cash register and make change; ability to make simple calculations; must be presentable and have the ability to wear uniforms as issued; must be in good physical condition.

ACCEPTABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING: Some experience at the level of CCAT Attendant I or equivalent positions 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

CCAT Bureau Attendant III - IV-2207

Category
Seasonal/General
Department
CCAT
Pay Rate
C14
Job Code
IV-2207

Date Revised
June 5th, 1989
Approved Res.No
89/T-7458
Job Description

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Supervises staff and house operations during events; does related work as required.

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: The work in this class is supervisory work in house operations and personnel. An employee in this class may schedule personnel for house operations. Assignments are received from full-time CCAT staff.

EXAMPLES OF WORK: (Illustrative only)

  • Supervises house operations during events;
  • Schedules and supervises part-time staff;
  • Assists in areas of house operation needing assistance;
  • Instructs subordinate staff in proper techniques and procedures;
  • Resolves patron problems and complaints;
  • Assists in maintaining building security;
  • Sells tickets;
  • Operates box office in absence of Box Office Manager;
  • Sets up cash drawers;
  • Assists in preparation of box office reports;
  • May be required to lock and unlock rooms;
  • Ensures door security;
  • Supervises ticket sellers;
  • Answers customers' questions on upcoming events;
Preferred Skills

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Good knowledge of CCAT operations; some knowledge of accounting principles; ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with the public, superiors and subordinates; ability to supervise the work of others; skill in the operation of a typewriter and calculator.

ACCEPTABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING: Some experience at the level of CCAT Attendant II or equivalent position in house operations, 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

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

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

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. 

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

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

Compliance Technician - IV-1416

Category
Bargaining Units
Department
Waste Water Treatment Plant
Job Type
Non-Exempt
Pay Rate
A17
Job Code
IV-1416

Date Adopted
06/05/2017
Job Description

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 the setup of portable samplers for the collection and evaluation of collection system, storm water system, commercial and/or industrial contributors.
  • Complete the setup of portable samplers for the collection and evaluation of Sister City discharges to track and monitor compliance with their 28E Discharge Agreements.
  • Conduct collection system sampling and analysis for source identification and control of pollutants.
  • Complete site visits/inspections at commercial and/or industrial contributors.
  • Make enforcement recommendations pertaining to the compliance of the Pre-treatment Program.
  • Make recommendations for program development and budget.
  • Addresses inquiries and problems from industrial and storm water users and handles citizen concerns and complaints regarding the industrial pre-treatment program.
  • Complete initial inspection pertaining to odor complaints.
  • Complete collection system odor control monitoring.
  • Make recommendations pertaining to enforcement and compliance of the Odor Control Program.
  • Monitors for compliance with the terms of discharge and industrial permits; conducts sampling, tests, inspections, and re-inspections to ensure compliance and/or violations have been corrected.
  • Prepare a variety of reports and correspondence.
  • Maintains regular and punctual attendance and working hours.
  • Regularly lifts up to 25 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 50 pounds.
  • May be required to fill in temporarily for a Lab Technician.

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, 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, supervising, and inspecting the work of subordinate personnel; skill in motivating employees.

Job Knowledge: General knowledge of standard laboratory terminology, equipment, techniques, sampling practices and safety. Ability to quickly acquire general knowledge of National Pretreatment standards. Good knowledge of waste streams and their impact on the wastewater treatment plant compliance. Considerable knowledge of relevant sampling, analytical, data management and equipment maintenance techniques. Working knowledge of established procedural and analytical methods for sample handling, analysis and interpretation of results. Working knowledge of safety procedures and application of safety principles to chemical handling, use of equipment, facility maintenance and use of personal protective equipment. Working knowledge, or ability to gain working knowledge of wastewater treatment processes and operational parameters. Thorough knowledge of safety practices and procedures. General knowledge of computers, word processing and spreadsheet software. Ability to establish and maintain effective communications and working relationships; good physical condition.

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 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.

 

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 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.

Work Environment: Work is typically performed inside and/or outside and includes being exposed to cold, 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 obtain an Iowa Grade 1 Wastewater Certification within 24 months of date of hire. Must strive to obtain progressively greater levels of Iowa Wastewater Operators Certification at every opportunity.

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND ACCEPTABLE EXPERIENCE/ TRAINING:

Bachelor’s degree in chemistry, biology or environmental science, or a related field. Three or more years of previous experience in a water, wastewater, storm water, laboratory or related environmental field preferred, but not required. 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, drug and alcohol screen and physical test.

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.

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 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 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

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

Day Camp Counselor - IV-2324

Category
Seasonal/General
Department
Parks and Recreation
Job Type
Non-Exempt
Pay Rate
C03
Job Code
IV-2324

Date Adopted
May 4, 2015
Approved Res.No
2015-0333
Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under general supervision of the Day Camp Director, responsible for the supervision and implementation of summer camp; responsible for teaching, coordinating and carrying out activities and guiding campers in personal growth and daily activities 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.

  • Assist in the direction, supervision and organization of campers in their camper groups within activities and throughout the camp in order to meet the intended camper outcomes.
  • Maintain daily records of campers and programs.
  • Manage groups of up to 10 campers.
  • Participate in the development and implementation of program activities for campers within the mission and outcomes.
  • Maintain high standards of health and safety in all activities for campers and staff.
  • Serve as a positive role model for both campers and staff by demonstrating positive behavior.
  • Represent the camp in interactions within the community.
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with officials, fellow employees and the general public.
  • Maintains regular and punctual working hours.
  • Regularly lifts up to 30 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

Must be at least 16 years of age. Must be able to interact with children of all age levels; previous experience working with children or summer camps is preferred.

MINIMUM PHYSICAL AND MENTAL 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 lead activities for campers including prolonged standing, bending, stooping, walking long distances, hiking, climbing and stretching; requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity to manipulate outdoor equipment. Requires normal range of hearing and eyesight to record, prepare, and communicate camper activities/programs.

Job Knowledge

Requires an understanding of youth development. Ability to implement program plans. 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.

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 and campers; 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 outdoors with daily exposure to the sun, heat and other environmental elements and hazards.

Special Requirements

None

City of Sioux City

Day Camp Directory - IV-2313

Category
Seasonal/General
Department
Parks and Recreation
Pay Rate
C12
Job Code
IV-2313

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under general supervision of the Recreation Supervisor, oversee day camps through the development and management of the summer 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.

  • Design, deliver and evaluate camp programs that meet the needs and interests of youth and target markets to ensure safety and quality.
  • Oversee hiring, training, and scheduling of all camp counselors.
  • Work with the Recreation Supervisor to oversee budget, field trips and ordering supplies for the camps.
  • Oversee the day to day operations of the summer camps.
  • Maintain high standards of health and safety in all activities for campers and staff.
  • Serve as a positive role model for both campers and staff by demonstrating positive behavior.
  • Represent the camp in interactions within the community.
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with officials, fellow employees and the general public.
  • Maintains regular and punctual working hours.
  • Regularly lifts up to 30 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

Must be at least 18 years of age. Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in recreation, education or related area; must have at least one year’s experience working with children in a summer camp; 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

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 lead activities for campers including prolonged standing, bending, stooping, walking long distances, hiking, climbing and stretching; requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity to manipulate outdoor equipment. Requires normal range of hearing and eyesight to record, prepare, and communicate camper activities/programs.

Job Knowledge

Requires a thorough knowledge of youth development; skills needed in planning programs and setting schedules. Knowledge transportation issues, budget and finances, and program activities. 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.

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 and campers; 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 outdoors with daily exposure to the sun, heat and other environmental elements and hazards.

Special Requirements

None

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 conditions are subject to varying weather conditions.

Special Requirements

Possession of a first-class refrigeration license and a first-class hydronic heating license as issued and recognized by an appropriate municipal examining board and possession of a journey electrician license or the ability to attain a journey electrician license upon request. 

City of Sioux City

EFD Orpheum Theatre Manager - IV-2264

Category
PATS
Department
Events Facilities
Pay Rate
S17
Job Code
IV-2264

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under the general direction of the EFD Executive Director and Orpheum Board of Directors, responsible for the annual budget; provides staffing, and facility support for events. Coordinates and oversees the operations of all rentals. Maintains relationships with established rental users. Responsible for all internal functions of the Orpheum Theatre to ensure they support customer service and business growth. Determines staff requirements for the events, contacts users to provide special services needed to make event run smoothly and safely.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION (with or without accommodation)

  • Develops, implements, and evaluates facility rental plan. Schedules events, ensures renters follow Orpheum Theatre guidelines, prepares information and disseminate to staff and resolve issues.
  • Works with the operating staff to manage issues regarding event-related needs while also monitoring the general public.
  • Assists other staff in their functions by serving as a resource regarding facility and industry practices, utilizing other resources and contacts, and participating in planning and development of programs, plans, and procedures.
  • Develops and monitors annual operating plan and budget. Conducts analysis of budget versus actual.
  • Monitors capital expenditures and provides reports. Support EFD department directors and other staff with research and analysis. Initiates and suggests potential cost savings.
  • Provides leadership to ensure all internal business operations are planned and executed professionally.
  • Accountable for internal functions by determining strategies, priorities, needs, trends, and needed resources.
  • Leads efforts to generate additional revenue, minimize costs, and target resource use.
  • Serves as a member of the management team within the Events Facilities Department.
  • Coordinates employee training and proactively enhances staff systems such as security and safety.
  • Determines staffing strategies, approaches to enhancing customer service and productivity, initiation of capital improvement plans and education program strategy development.
  • Serves as a member of the booking team and provides analysis for co-promotions and Orpheum Theatre presented events.
  • Responsible for management of all Orpheum Theatre insurances and resolution of claims issues. Initiates regular vendor review. Develops and implements strategies to reduce risk.
  • Maintains Orpheum Theatre master calendar to ensure that event schedules are correctly presented and provides correct information to system users. Ensures that calendar is integrated with other Orpheum Theatre systems and that the total scheduling function is reviewed.
  • Represents the Orpheum Theatre in relationships with outside organizations, governmental entities, and service.
  • Authorizes payment of event-related expenditures.
  • Initiates and recommends improved financial processes and procedures.
  • Disciplines and counsels full-time employees where appropriate.
  • Responsible for all production advances for the Orpheum Theatre events.
  • Maintains regular and prompt attendance at work.
  • Regularly lifts up to 25 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 70 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

High School diploma required with 5-7 years experience or bachelor’s degree in related field preferred. Experience and/or training in areas of public relations, food and beverage, theater/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

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 and understanding of entertainment industry business, operational and institutional practices, policies and procedures. Excellent financial knowledge. Ability to negotiate a contract. Basic knowledge and understanding of mechanical and structural systems and services. Thorough knowledge of practices, methods, and materials and equipment in the set-up and tear-down and maintenance of a wide variety of public events at an event center; good knowledge of the hazards incidental to maintenance and construction involved and of the safety measures to be observed; ability to plan, layout, and supervise the activities of a large working unit involving a large staff of subordinates and crews performing varied tasks; ability to coordinate and prioritize work in high pressure and sometimes emergency situations; ability to use independent judgment in making decisions and in interpreting and applying pertinent policies, procedures, rules and regulations; ability to read and interpret instructions, plans, diagrams and specifications related to assigned duties; ability to maintain time, cost and material records and to prepare reports; ability to operate a personal computer and other computerized units using standard or customized software applications. Some marketing experience. Ability to acquire extensive on-the-job skills in various technical areas, such as operation of equipment, basic electrical, plumbing, carpentry or sound/light equipment.

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. Ability to work with multiple tasks with constant interruptions.

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 conditions are subject to varying weather conditions.

Special Requirements

Possession of a valid Iowa driver’s license. 

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

Environmental Services Analyst - IV-6679

Category
PATS
Department
Environmental Services
Pay Rate
S16
Job Code
IV-6679

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under the general direction of the Utilities Director, assists in providing analytical management assistance by planning, coordinating and directing programs, conducting surveys and studies, and special projects. Conduct research and applications into performance measures, benchmarks and budget improvements. Administers contracts for those activities presently under contract operations and maintenance. Manages the stormwater program ensuring compliance with Phase II regulations specified as part of the City’s NPDES permit.

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.

  • Formulates specifications, staff reports, informational memos, position papers, requests for proposals (RFPs) and grant applications.
  • Assists in the preparation and administration of the budget and performance measures; coordinates with the Finance
  • Department in preparing fund analyses for rate setting in two enterprise funds.
  • Organizes outreach projects and facilitates group meetings, public meetings and local educational conferences on storm water pollution prevention issues.
  • Inspects projects and program activities areas to determine what work is needed and recommends methods of accomplishment.
  • Researches, identifies, promotes and evaluates options and methods for establishing performance measures and benchmarking.
  • Researches and evaluates and proposes options for alternative service delivery strategies and methods.
  • Prepares cost-benefit and cost-effectiveness studies.
  • Analyzes contractor proposals to provide contracted public or support services
  • Assists city staff, private contractors and consultants in the planning and coordination of construction activities, operation and maintenance of systems for solid waste collection and disposal, and sewage collection and treatment.
  • Reviews and analyzes methods, equipment and performance to find ways of increasing effectiveness.
  • Maintains good public relations through courteous and prompt attention to complaints; supervises the keeping of important records and the preparation of necessary reports.
  • 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 a degree in Environmental Sciences, Business Administration, Public Administration, Environmental Engineering or closely related field, at least two years of analytical experience, preferably in the governmental sector, or any equivalent combination of experience and training that 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 operating practices and procedures of the Utilities Department. Knowledge of local government management structures and budgetary practices. Ability to perform operational analyses. Considerable knowledge of community education and involvement activities. Must be able to effective develop and implement programs and plans. Good knowledge of methods and practices of record keeping, cost estimates and accounts; ability to make decisions, recognize established precedence/practice, and resolve new problems with resourcefulness and tact; ability to plan and coordinate the activities; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with team members, public officials, agencies and the general public. Must have experience with Microsoft Office.

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 and understanding to processes, procedures, programs and services; and provide and follow verbal and written instructions. Must be able to effectively interact and build consensus with citizen groups. 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 socio-economic 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. Outdoor field conditions with varying weather conditions and street level noises, and visiting locations within the community whose environment may differ from an office setting. Travel in all types of weather extremes to attend training, meetings, conferences, and workshops; must be mobile and able to visit complainants and businesses within the area.

Special Requirements

Must possess a valid Iowa driver license

City of Sioux City

Event Producer - IV-2232

Category
PATS
Department
Events Facilities
Pay Rate
S15
Job Code
IV-2232

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

Under the general direction of the Events Facilities Executive Director, demonstrate responsibility for the oversight and coordination of events, from initial concept to the management of staff once the event has ended. Manage all staff and vendors and direct the participation of clients, attendees and volunteers to ensure a top-level guest experience.

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.

  • Promote and coordinate all aspects of internally-produced sporting events such as NAIA Volleyball, NAIA DII Women’s Basketball, and the NAIA Softball World Series including, but not limited to, coordinating hotel room blocks, arranging transportation, and serving as the reference point for participants, volunteers, sponsors, vendors and media.
  • Promote and coordinate all aspects of other, non-sports-related events including two craft fairs, the Mardi Gras Festivale, the Big Parade, and the Tourist in Your Own Town program, among others.
  • Helps the department set measurable goals, and monitor the progress of those goals throughout the year.
  • Primary point of contact for scheduling and coordinating event planning meetings.
  • Initiate, coordinate and/or participate in all efforts to publicize events.
  • Coordinate event logistics.
  • Keep up-to-date on tourism trends and promote Sioux City shows and events on tourism websites.
  • Assist in sponsorship sales, tracking and fulfillment.
  • Be a key player in business development for the organization, seeking out new clients as well as developing methods of generating business from past clients.
  • Obtain necessary permits for events.
  • Procure and cultivate a group of reliable vendors to whom work is subcontracted.
  • Solicit sponsorship and vendor programs to generate revenue for events.
  • Assist with the execution of grass roots marketing efforts.
  • Develop budgets for events; keep and maintain meticulous records of all expenses and payments to vendors.
  • Maintain confidentiality of information.
  • Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the vent 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. Must be able to work effectively under pressure. Must demonstrate strong attention to detail and be well organized. 

Language Ability and Interpersonal Communication: Requires excellent listening and communication skills both orally and in writing, read in English to 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. Must excel in time management, as the position entails strict deadlines. Must have top notch interpersonal and selling skills, as interaction with a diverse array of clients, some more professional and some more temperamental is required. Must have strong people management skills to direct others in the production of events.

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. Must be able to work well under possible high-stress situations, must be able to work events at night and on weekends, must be comfortable working in an entertainment environment.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND ACCEPTABLE EXPERIENCE/ TRAINING:

Graduation from a four-year college with major course work in Public Relations, Communications, Marketing, Sales or related field OR considerable experience in related field. Requires knowledge of developing, planning and executing events and promotions; ability to prepare and present reports and proposals, meet deadlines and work independently; ability to critically think to solve problems and creatively delight customers. Excellent communication (oral and written) and presentation skills are necessary. Must have a strong working knowledge of the Midwest with emphasis on Sioux City. Ability to exercise independent judgment in making decisions in accordance with established policies and regulations. Must have proficiency in graphics, presentations (Power Point). Any equivalent combination of experience and training that 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.

 

City of Sioux City

Events Facilities Department Laborer - IV-2208

Category
Seasonal/General
Department
Events Facilities
Job Type
Non-Exempt
Pay Rate
C15
Job Code
IV-2208

Date Revised
June 4, 2007
Approved Res.No
000458
Job Description

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 duties 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.
Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM 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.

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 cooling and is not subject to significant occupational or environmental hazards other than those normally associated with general 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.

City of Sioux City

Events Facilities Executive Producer - IV-2290

Category
PATS
Department
Events Facilities
Pay Rate
E02
Job Code
IV-2290

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under general direction of the City Manager, performs administrative and supervisory duties in the administration, management, marketing, and promoting the use of the Tyson Events Center, Convention Center, IBP Ice Center, Orpheum and Tourism Bureau; does all industry standard related work for this position and level of responsibility as required. Work requires considerable public contact, responding to public requests and working with the Chamber of Commerce and other community related businesses. Responsible for making independent professional and administrative decisions and delegating authority for the performance of technical and supervisory activities. Work is performed with considerable independent judgment subject to supervision by the City Manager.

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.

  • Administers prescribed policy of the City. Develops goals and objectives for the Tyson Events Center, Convention Center, IBP Ice Center, Orpheum and Tourism Bureau.
  • Develops and implements plans for all of the City’s Public Assembly Facilities and Tourism Bureau. Assists the City and Advisory Board in long-range planning and policy making for the facilities.
  • Develops and provides organizational structure for the coordination of staff and events. Determines policies and procedures.
  • Organizes and directs procedures for budget preparation. Develops and administers the budget.
  • Develops and oversees marketing and sales operations. Plans for, participates in the negotiation, and monitors contracts relative to sports and entertainment tenants, marketing, rentals, bookings, concessions and maintenance.
  • Collaborates with City officials and members of the business community in an effort to maintain a positive image, gain fiscal support, and increase trade.
  • Hires, supervises, trains and provides work direction to Events Facilities direct report staff. Monitors performance and conducts evaluations.
  • Supervises the Convention Bureau Manager, Finance Division Manager, Operations Division Manager, Marketing Division Manager, Administrative Assistant, Facility Managers and the Tourism Board and Tyson Events Center Hockey and Arena Football Tenants.
  • 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

Minimum of 8 years of experience in the administration and management of public assembly facilities at the Executive Director/General Manager or Director level. Graduation from an accredited college with a minimum of a Bachelors Degree, Masters Degree preferred, in Business Administration; Sports, Entertainment and/or Public Assembly Facility Management or related field with emphasis in marketing, operations and public relations; 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

Thorough knowledge of the principles of organization and management; thorough knowledge of business administration, negotiations, marketing, budgeting, funding and programming. Extensive knowledge of industry service standards and the ability to develop them in the operation and assure that the standards are met. Extensive knowledge of the operation, marketing, promotion and maintenance of public assembly facilities; ability to coordinate and organize activities and assets; ability to manage and supervise effectively; ability to prepare written reports and provide oral presentations; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with professional and local business communities as well as the greater Sioux City constituents.

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

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

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

JOBDESC\EFD Laborer IV2208.DOC

City of Sioux City

Exhibitions/Collections Coordinator - IV-2408

Category
PATS
Department
Art Center
Job Code
IV-2408

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under general supervision of the Art Center Director, the Exhibitions/Collections Coordinator oversees the preparation and installation of exhibitions, oversees security of the Art Center exhibitions and manages the permanent collection in accordance with museum 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.

  • Maintains Art Center permanent collection and items on loan in accordance with museum standards, including: light, humidity and temperature ranges, handling and security;
  • Maintains collection files, adhering to registration policies and procedures;
  • Maintains records indicating condition, restoration and loan activity of collection objects for reference, conservation, information, and insurance purposes;
  • Catalogs and accessions of museum-owned artwork, including identification, marking, writing condition reports, and completion of all legal and museum forms;
  • Processes all donations and deeds of gifts, including letters of acknowledgment and correspondence with all other lending and borrowing institutions; maintains donor files and donor relations;
  • Maintains all insurance records of owned or borrowed artwork; arranges for additional insurance as necessary;
  • Monitors collections on display and in storage, and notes any change in physical conditions of work and makes recommendations for conservations;
  • Identifies potential risks to the safety of the collection and loans and makes recommendations for eliminating such risks;
  • Oversees preparation of all artwork to museum standards, ensuring works of art are properly mounted, matted, framed, glazed, and packed for travel, storage, or exhibition to museum standards using archival materials;
  • Oversees installation of all artwork, ensuring its proper handling and installation according to conservation requirements;
  • Oversees security of the permanent collection and loaned exhibitions by training and supervising part-time security staff to monitor galleries and interact with the public in a professional manner;
  • Recruits and trains part-time exhibition installers to handle and mount artworks according to museum standards;
  • Designs packing containers and oversees construction of such; recommends methods of packing of artwork to be shipped to other locations;
  • Makes arrangements for all transportation, couriers and commercial carriers for artwork to be shipped to other locations;
  • Regularly lifts up to 10 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 40 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 in art, art history and/or art education, museology, or related field; general office experience; two years experience in registration techniques in an art museum or an equivalent combination of training and experience or any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skill and abilities. Other necessary skills include: word processing, excellent organizational and management skills, attention to detail, ability to work closely and supervise contract employees, part-time employees and volunteers.

MINIMUM ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS EXHIBITIONS /COLLECTIONS COORDINATOR

Abilities

Requires regular standing, walking, reaching, feeling, pushing, pulling, carrying and lifting up to 40 lbs. Ability to enter data into a PC accurately and quickly. Ability to hear within normal limits with or without corrective assistance.

Job Knowledge

Requires a thorough and complete knowledge of modern clerical and inventory policies and practices, ability to apply current office technology, computerized inventory systems, resources and services to maintain proper inventory of merchandise and supplies. General knowledge of the Siouxland region and its history. Knowledge of basic business math, interpersonal relations and marketing.theory and practices of 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 interpret and apply pertinent policies and procedures

Language Skills 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 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.

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.

Special Requirements

None. 

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 Supervisor - IV-6550

Category
PATS
Department
Finance and Administration
Pay Rate
C51
Job Code
IV-6550

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under the general direction of the Administrative Services Director/City Clerk, performs administrative, supervisory and technical work involving the maintenance and repair of structural, plumbing, electrical, heating, and cooling systems; maintains municipal facilities in a manner that prolongs facilities use and promotes safe and healthy work environments.

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 facilities maintenance.
  • Monitors security and HVAC systems.
  • Supervises custodial and maintenance staff.
  • Assists other departments with maintenance issues.
  • Develop and maintain a City-wide planned/preventative maintenance program.
  • Assesses the nature of structural, plumbing, heating, cooling, and electrical repair and/or maintenance activities. Determines the amount of time, labor and materials required to complete and acts accordingly.
  • Responsible for computerized security system of City Hall and any other new or existing systems.
  • Responsible for computerized heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems (HVAC).
  • Prepares operating and capital improvement budget projections and recommends accordingly.
  • Hires, trains, schedules, disciplines and monitors the work performance of maintenance staff. Approves vacation and leaves of absence; maintains records.
  • Prepares specifications, and cost and time estimates for jobs.
  • Compiles and orders needed materials; plans and supervises the remodeling of offices, the removal and installation of air conditioning systems, the construction of small buildings, the rewiring of buildings, and the strengthening of unsafe old buildings; supervises and approves the work of sub-contractors; keeps records and makes reports.
  • Repairs and maintains wooden structures such as sheds and other buildings; repairs and maintains doors, floors, windows, partitions, roofs, and portions of buildings; repairs and builds tables, benches, cabinets, and wooden structures such as barricades, sandboxes, boat docks, swimming piers, fences and scaffolds, and does sheeting and rough carpentry on sheds and other buildings.
  • Responsible for the purchasing and receiving of all maintenance and custodial supplies and equipment.
  • Performs hand and bench work in carpenter shop, and operates planers, jointers, power saws, and other woodworking machinery; performs tile work, painting, plastering, cement work and wiring.
  • 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 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

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 the methods and techniques commonly used in construction and maintenance activities; thorough knowledge of the hazards and safety precautions of work; good knowledge of applicable building codes; good knowledge in the use of personal computers and software packages; ability to sketch, lay out, order materials, participate in and supervise the construction and maintenance program; ability to plan and supervise the work of others; ability to keep records and prepare work and time reports; ability to establish and maintain effective 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, 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 Commercial Driver’s License issued by the State of Iowa and possession of a First class hydronic engineer’s license.

 

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

Field Services Division Manager - IV-6582

Category
PATS
Department
Field Services
Pay Rate
S23
Job Code
IV-6582

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under general direction of the Public Works Director, plans and directs the progress and activities of Field Services. This position is responsible for the direction, supervision, and operation of all activities providing street and road services; parks and recreation and cemetery operations; maintenance of the sanitary and storm sewer collection systems; maintenance of the water supply and distribution system; and the maintenance of all rivers and creeks including flood protection. Through subordinate supervisors, direction is given to a large staff of professional, technical, laborer, and clerical 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.

  • Advises and confers with division supervisors, supervisory and key technical personnel on problems related to all Field Services Divisions activities.
  • Reviews work program, plans, technical reports, budget estimates and proposed ordinances and regulations submitted by division supervisors; representatives of Federal, State and County agencies as well as citizen groups and special interest groups.
  • Confers with the Public Works Director, City Manager and elected and appointed officials on matters concerning major Field Services activities, and furnishes advice on Field Services problems and recommendations concerning policies and procedures and other matters referred.
  • Prepares memoranda, staff reports, news releases and conducts correspondence relevant to activities of Field Services for transmission to citizens, media, Council, interest groups and elected and appointed officials.
  • Maintains good public relations through courteous and prompt attention to all citizen requests for services directed to Field Services.
  • Develops general policies in consultation with appropriate division managers for the expansion, operation and maintenance of the various programs.
  • Represents City before Federal and State agencies, legislators, civic organizations, professional groups and societies relative to Field Services related programs.
  • Prepares long-range plans, budget (operating, policy and capital), work programs, technical reports and projections relative to Field Services functions.
  • Plans and directs flood and snow emergency operations and coordinates activities with those of other departments and Civil Defense during major emergencies.
  • Reviews and acts upon requests from other departments and departmental performance centers for service, equipment and advice regarding matters which impinge on Field Services capabilities.
  • Evaluates employee’s performance, handles employee grievances and determines employment actions. 
  • Maintain 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 Works maintenance and construction practices for engineering, preferably supplemented by advanced course work in public or business administration. Extensive experience in directing and managing public works field service 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

Comprehensive knowledge of the modern principles and practices of public administration as applied to the construction and maintenance of streets, sewers, equipment operation and maintenance and other Field Services activities; good knowledge of the materials, methods and techniques utilized in the construction, maintenance and operation of Field Services projects; i.e., streets, sanitary and storm sewers, water mains, rivers, parks, cemeteries and recreation; good knowledge of the principles of public relations and their application to Field Services activities; ability to organize, direct and coordinate the activities of the several divisions of a large Field Services entity; ability to develop long-term plans and programs and to make decisions on matters of major policy and on complex technical and administrative problems; ability to establish and maintain satisfactory relationships with other City officials, employees and the general public.

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

Seventy 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. 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

Finance Director - IV-1291

Category
PATS
Department
Finance and Administration
Pay Rate
E02
Job Code
IV-1291

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under the general direction of the City Manager, plans and administers activities of the Finance Department; does related work as required. The work involves responsibility to direct and coordinate the work of several divisions engaged in various phases of fiscal administration. Although the Finance Director directs a variety of specialized financial and related fiscal operations, the primary emphasis is upon the formulation and execution of broad policies, rather than upon immediate technical supervision and participation in the detailed activities of all these operations. Works with considerable freedom of action, particularly on the policy and administrative aspects of the work, and the data recommendations which he/she prepares are essential to policy and administrative determinations made by the City Manager and the City Council. The work performed is subject only to general executive and legislative direction, but close coordination with the City Manager's office is essential.

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.

  • Administers, directs, supervises and coordinates the activities of the Finance Department; prepares or supervises the preparation of statements and reports on fiscal affairs to the City Manager, City Council and general public.
  • Consults with division managers in planning, organizing and developing procedures or changes in procedures for performing and controlling the activities of the Finance Department; consults with and advises the City Council, City Manager and department directors on fiscal affairs of the City.
  • Advises and consults with department directors on fiscal problems to develop effective procedures and procedural improvements in the financial system of the City.
  • Proposes and/or reviews proposed ordinances, policies and resolutions relating to fiscal matters and participates in meetings at which these are discussed;
  • Participates in budget development, and reviews budget with department directors, City Manager and City Council;
  • Participates in Capital Improvement Program development through attendance at meetings and statement preparation;
  • Plans, coordinates and controls the central purchasing function for the City.
  • Implements and administers purchasing related policies established by City Council resolution.
  • Conducts and schedules formal bid openings. Analyzes proposals.
  • Consults department and division heads about recommendations to City Council for formal bid award.
  • Issues purchase orders and awards contracts to vendors for purchases and verifies quality and quantity.
  • Coordinates and consolidates the needs of various departments for standardized supplies, materials and equipment.
  • Prepares reports of purchasing activities and prepares budget requests for the division’s operation.
  • Works closely with department directors with a view toward increasing the efficiency of the centralized purchasing system in terms of the purchase of proper supplies and equipment at a reasonable, competitive price.
  • Participates in professional organizations on municipal fiscal management.
  • 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 in business or governmental financial planning and administration, including considerable responsible supervisory experience and graduation from an accredited four-year college or university of recognized standing with major course work in accounting, public finance, or public or business administration; 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

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; thorough knowledge of the approved principles and standard practices of centralized, budgetary cash, and accrual accounting, treasury management, revenue administration, purchasing and budgeting; good knowledge of the principles and practices of public administration; ability to plan, organize and direct the work of several separate operating units engaged in a variety of financial and related activities; ability to prepare and submit clear, concise and accurate reports either orally or in writing; 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; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, business clients, developers, public officials, community groups, the news media, and the general public; good physical condition.

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

Fleet Supervisor - IV-7080

Category
PATS
Department
Transit
Job Code
IV-7080

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under the general direction of the Purchasing/Fleet/Transit Director, coordinates and supervises the daily operations including personnel, marketing, safety, scheduling, and customer service; does related work as required. Maintains and improves standards of operating service in the City system through developing and maintaining schedules, supervising and inspecting work of operators and dispatchers, developing and implementing driver training programs, and overseeing customer service functions and assisting with problems and/or concerns with transit services.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

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 Motor Coach Operators and Dispatcher including performance appraisal and disciplinary action.
  • Trains employees in safe vehicle operation and department policies and procedures.
  • Oversees preparation of daily run assignment for Operators, coordinates schedule deviations and develops emergency re-routes.
  • Responds to and investigates passenger and vehicle related accidents/incidents.
  • Addresses the concerns and problems of transit patrons to provide good customer service, and provides information to the public.
  • Assists in the evaluation, development and scheduling new routes or service expansions/reductions.
  • Monitors and verifies sub contracts for purchased services and other agreements including vehicle leases.
  • Compiles and maintains various operating statistics, and prepares periodic reports.
  • Coordinates monthly pass sales including ordering, distributing to vendors, and balancing of sales receipts.
  • Assists in the development and monitors operating budget.
  • Operates a motor coach during unusual circumstances or emergencies.
  • Maintains regular and punctual attendance and work hours. Although normal work hours coincide with run schedules, employee is frequently called upon for advice or assistance during non-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

Completion of a standard high school course supplemented by college level courses in business, public relations, or a 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 modern principles, practices and methods of public transit operation and projects; good knowledge of Federal, State, and local rules; good knowledge of safe operating practices and procedures; ability to supervise, and maintain discipline and morale of a large number of employees; ability to plan, schedule, coordinate, and inspect the work of employees; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, public officials, and the general public; ability to resolve conflicts; ability to deal with the public tactfully and courteously; ability to communicate both orally and in writing; ability to read, interpret and comply with policies, rules, and regulations related to assigned duties; good physical condition.

Language Skills and Interpersonal Communications

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

Majority of time is spent on site supervising staff. The likelihood of personal injury due to exposure to extreme heat, cold and related atmospheric conditions, wetness or humidity, noise intensity, proximity to mechanical parts, electrical shock, toxic or caustic chemicals and related environmental conditions which could be detrimental to health or life would ordinarily not be prevalent. Environmental and work hazards may include lifting materials, transporting materials, and the operation of a vehicle in inclement weather.

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.

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 Supervisor - IV-6441

Category
PATS
Department
Engineering
Pay Rate
S20
Job Code
IV-6441

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

Under the general direction of the City Engineer, manages GIS infrastructure and services, tactical and strategic planning, and development of services. Oversee all aspects of the development, implementation, and management of technologies making up the GIS infrastructure/architecture. Influence and coordinate GIS activities between internal and external customers to meet current demands and strategic initiatives.

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.

  • Manage, administer, monitor, and sustain an enterprise-wide GIS infrastructure. Develop and implement strategic initiatives and projects.
  • Supervises and participates in the work of subordinates engaged in the maintenance, development, and operation of GIS databases, equipment, and applications.
  • Coordinate the survey collection of data using GPS technology.
  • Design, program, and model GIS applications and procedures. Establish and maintain GIS standards.
  • Assumes responsibility for all GIS infrastructure for the Public Works and Utility Departments.
  • Prepare graphic representations of GIS data using hardware and software applications.
  • Coordinate data sharing, report and map generation, as well as meeting, planning, and Marketing of GIS services among City departments, regional GIS participants, contractors, consultants, groups, and individuals relying on GIS technology.
  • Prepare and recommend annual GIS Capital Improvement Programming, and Operations budgets. Administer and control expenditures within limitations of approved budget. Prepare related reports and project documents.
  • Maintain a comprehensive working knowledge of “state-of-the-art” GIS technologies and ensure GIS staff is fully trained. Analyze new technical products and systems, and anticipate and plan GIS infrastructure needs to meet future business needs.
  • Perform other duties or functions as may be necessary or incidental to the proper performance of this  position.
  • Maintain 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: 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 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: Regularly lifts and/or moves up to 10 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 25 pounds.

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 orders.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND ACCEPTABLE EXPERIENCE/ TRAINING:

Graduation from an accredited college or university with an undergraduate or graduate degree in geography or GIS with a minimum of five (5) years’ experience working as a GIS professional; or any combination of education, experience, and training as may be acceptable to the hiring authority. Certification as a Geographic Information System Professional (GISP) preferred, but not required.

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

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.

City of Sioux City

Housing Services Analyst - IV-4260

Category
PATS
Department
Community Development
Pay Rate
S17
Job Code
IV-4260

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under the general direction of the Housing Services Manager, plans, organizes, and completes all functions needed to administer the subsidized housing programs that are funded by the Department of Housing and Urban Development; assists in the performance of the operation of affordable housing program administered by the Sioux City Housing Authority.

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.
  • Educates applicants/tenants and landlords/property managers on all aspects of available housing programs.
  • Interviews all program participants to obtain information needed to administer the program.
  • Analyzes and computes the amount of rental assistance to be provided.
  • Negotiates tenant/landlord conflicts.
  • Develops and improves administrative policies.
  • Facilitates the Resident Advisory Board.
  • Counsels low-income elderly/disabled individuals, families and landlords impacting on their housing status such as budgeting, educational and training programs, other community programs supportive of their needs and principles of property management.
  • Interviews program participants to obtain necessary and accurate information needed to administer the program; obtains supportive verifications and/or follow-ups using investigative measures when misrepresentation or fraud are detected.
  • Utilizes computer programs to generate the information for required reports, controls and monthly payments of over $350,000; reviews accuracy and provision of needed information; takes corrective action for any changes such as overpayments and underpayments.
  • Calculates dollar amount of assistance to be provided, based on interview, verifications, and knowledge of applicable regulations.
  • Determines initial rents and/or increases to be paid based on negotiations with the landlords, knowledge of market conditions and HUD regulations.
  • Revises, updates and improves the processes and procedures necessary to administer the functions of the subsidized housing programs in accordance with federal laws, regulations and guidelines including updating Admission Plans, Administrative Plans, Standard Operational Procedures; updating and developing forms, documents, verification procedures and investigative procedures.
  • Establishes, maintains, and enhances public relations with property management people, Legal Services, Police Department, and a variety of social service agencies.
  • 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 to seven years experience in housing programs, low income clientele, OR a bachelor’s degree or equivalent and two years experience. Any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skill and abilities. Preference will be given to applicants possessing the qualifications for HUD Occupancy Specialist certification at hiring. In the absence of this certification, individuals having the potential qualifications at time of hiring will be required to obtain certification as an Occupancy Specialist within twelve (12) months following employment.

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 State housing codes and landlord/tenant provisions relating to housing management; good knowledge of local codes and ordinances; ability to prepare tenant applications and owner/tenant leases, verify tenant incomes, prepare reports and recommendations to the Housing Services Division Manager; ability to express oneself clearly and concisely, orally and in writing; ability to conduct effective public relations in connection with the Assisted Housing Programs; good physical condition. Serves as the principal assistant to the Housing Services Division Manager, performing day-to-day administrative and management duties required to maintain safe and decent property, sustain maximum occupancy levels, and provide housing related social services to residents of assisted housing programs. Frequent contacts may be made with property owners, applicants and residents of subsidized housing to accomplish "outreach" functions.

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

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

Housing Services Manager - IV-4270

Category
PATS
Department
Community Development
Pay Rate
S20
Job Code
IV-4270

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under general direction of the Community Development Director, directs the organization and administration of the Housing Assistance Center programs and activities. Responsible for the supervision and achievement of the City’s affordable housing programs. Manages HUD’s Housing Choice Voucher Program, Housing Choice Voucher, Home Ownership, Family Self-Sufficiency Program, Family Unification Program, and Mainstream Vouchers city-wide. Includes planning, directing and coordinating all activities of waiting list, leasing, occupancy, appeals, office management, operations, and staff training. Work is performed independently, but is reviewed by the Community Development Director for program effectiveness and conformance with established municipal and departmental 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.

  • Oversees the development and implementation of all federal, state, and local regulations of the Housing Assistance Center.
  • Monitors and updates all policies and procedures in functional areas of the Division.
  • Directs program evaluation, fiscal management, record keeping, budget preparation, contract execution, and grant application.
  • Serves as liaison to the community concerning housing issues.
  • Supervises, trains and evaluates staff.
  • Oversees monthly housing inspections and recommends changes; conducts monitoring inspections.
  • Reviews and makes recommendations to superiors regarding applications for housing assistance referred to the City by the Department of Housing and Urban Development, and their consistency with the HUD-approved Local Housing Assistance plans.
  • Develops, monitors, and updates the Administrative Plan.
  • Trains and directs staff to assure compliance with all Federal, State or local regulations.
  • Prepares annual reports, budgets and other materials as required including Five-Year and Annual Plan and Fair Housing Plan.
  • Participates in community planning of overall housing strategy.
  • Diagnoses specific housing needs of the elderly, handicapped, minority, and low-income families in the community on a continuing basis.
  • Provides direction and management for City Housing Authority including developing policies, programs, goals, applications, implementation plans, staff management, liaison with City Council to meet low-income housing needs and priorities.
  • Performs accounting duties including processing security deposit assistance payments, requisitions and Housing Assistance payments.
  • Submits all required HUD reporting and grant applications.
  • Functions as the designated Executive Director for the Housing Authority and HUD’s purposes.
  • 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 five years experience in a managerial or staff capacity in development and implementation of assisted housing programs for low income families. Any combination of training and experience which demonstrates an ability to perform the duties of the position will be considered. 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 Federal laws, rules and regulations relating to assisted housing programs; good knowledge of local codes and ordinances governing minimum housing requirements; ability to prepare clear and concise annual reports; ability to express oneself clearly and concisely, orally and in writing; ability to conduct effective public relations in connection with both assisted and non-assisted housing programs; good judgment; ability to assign, supervise and review the work of subordinates on difficult procedures and related problems. Requires knowledge necessary for the preparation of required policies and procedures and the dissemination of information relating to housing programs and community participation.

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

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

Human Resources Director - IV-1480

Category
PATS
Department
Human Resources
Pay Rate
E03
Job Code
IV-1480

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under general direction of the City Manager, performs advanced administrative and management tasks in carrying out the programs and activities of the Human Resources Department. Performs responsible administrative and technical work managing the human resources program and exercises complete authority over Civil Service administrative functions. The Human Resources Director plans strategic action regarding complex personnel issues and problems. The work is performed with considerable independent judgment and is subject to periodic review for results by the City Manager. Supervision is exercised over a staff of paraprofessional and clerical 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.

  • Prepares, updates and recommends human resource policies and procedures.
  • Manages the City's position classification and pay plans.
  • Responsible for the recruitment and selection of employees.
  • Maintains centralized personnel records system.
  • Administers Civil Service functions and provides professional staff support to the Civil Service Commission; designs selection processes, develops selection tests, serves as an examiner on oral exam panels, and is responsible for maintaining records required by Code.
  • Assists departments in screening, interviewing and hiring prospective employees.
  • Responsible for contract administration and provides interpretation of contracts to management; assembles and analyzes data for collective bargaining, and development of human resources policies; maintains records of contract negotiations, grievances and arbitration, and reports activities to the City Manager.
  • Keeps City Manager apprised of trends in labor relations.
  • Participates in all matters involving employee groups, including collective bargaining, grievances and arbitration.
  • Prepares reports, memoranda, policies, and other correspondence and coordinates with other experts relating to personnel policies, procedures, guidelines and activities including affirmative action and fair employment practices.
  • Conducts assigned research and makes recommendations on department organization and procedures.
  • Answers questions both orally and in writing from City staff and the general public pertaining to personnel policies and procedures, counsels employees on personnel issues including grievances, promotions and discipline.
  • Monitors and implements applicable human resources, federal and state requirements, conducts investigations, and maintains records.
  • Manages the City's Drug and Alcohol policy and testing.
  • Serves as the co-chair of the Safety Steering Committee.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, and participating in professional organizations.
  • Supervises and evaluates para-professional and clerical staff in the areas of recruitment, position classification and compensation, personnel research, maintenance of records, etc.
  • 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 public personnel administration including some responsible experience in Civil Service administration and collective bargaining and possession of a Master's Degree in public administration 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 human resources administration, employee relations, methods, techniques and procedures; thorough knowledge of Federal, State and local labor legislation as it affects municipal government; thorough knowledge of the principles and techniques of mediation, fact finding, arbitration and other methods used in the settlement of labor management controversies; thorough knowledge and appreciation of problems of merit system administration and the types of problems common to public personnel systems; ability to analyze the issues in a dispute and evaluate their relative importance and susceptibility to compromise; ability to develop and maintain satisfactory working relationships with labor management and the general public; ability to plan and implement research and fact finding in the field of labor management relations; ability to develop and install effective techniques for facilitating and improving personnel processes; ability to plan, assign and coordinate the activities of professional, technical and clerical staff, and to develop effective methods for staff training; ability to 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 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; 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 touring work sites that are in various stages of development.

Special Requirements

Possession of a valid Iowa driver’s license

City of Sioux City

Human Resources Specialist - IV-1470

Category
PATS
Department
Human Resources
Job Type
Non-Exempt
Pay Rate
S18
Job Code
IV-1470

Date Adopted
May 12, 2014
Date Revised
August 2016
Approved Res.No
2014-0286
Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under general direction of the Human Resources Director, performs technical personnel duties in support of the human resources management of the City and in specialized areas such as safety and/or benefits.

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.

  • Performs data collection and analysis pertaining from a narrow to broad range of human resource related, safety and/or benefits problems, issues and situations, and writes reports on recommended course of action.
  • Monitors human resources, benefits and safety programs, compiles reports, evaluates data and makes recommendations for program or policy changes.
  • Inspects work site activities and facilities to correct hazardous working conditions, unsafe practices, and any matters affecting the safety program.
  • Monitors and researches federal and state safety regulations (i.e. OSHA, IOSHA, EPA, etc.) to ensure compliance.
  • Manages drug & alcohol testing program.
  • Acts as the City’s Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Liaison Officer for the City.
  • Plans, develops, evaluates, and administers employee benefit programs, including COBRA and Retiree Health programs for former City employees and qualified beneficiaries; oversees completion of membership enrollment, membership changes, event changes, etc.; coordinates monthly invoicing and bill payment with Finance Department.
  • Ensures compliance with benefit laws and regulations (i.e. COBRA, ACA, Medicare, military leave, City Policies, etc.)
  • Acts a liaison to third party administrators and vendors.
  • Directs preparation and distribution of written and verbal information to inform employees of benefits; presents information regarding benefit programs at employee orientation sessions and employee meetings.
  • Coordinate and monitor Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity program/policies; prepares and submits EEO-4 and related reports to appropriate federal agencies.
  • Assists in investigations and serves as a member of the Threats Management Team.
  • Counsels applicants/employees of protected classes regarding employment.
  • Assists in the maintenance of personnel records.
  • Performs job analysis and evaluation, including in field operations of employees to determine the essential functions and duties of City positions and uses job analysis to develop or modify job specifications and exams.
  • Recommends, helps develop, and schedules personnel and staff developmental training programs for City employees, and conducts needs assessments/analysis and follows up to determine program enhancements.
  • Conducts and continually reviews orientation sessions for new employees.
  • Assists in the recruitment and hiring of employees.
  • Responds to citizens’ questions and concerns in a courteous and timely manner.
  • Performs other directly related duties consistent with the role and function of the position as assigned by the Human Resources 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 Human Resources, Business Administration, or a closely related field; and considerable professional-level experience in a technical human resources function such as safety or benefits. 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.

Job Knowledge

Good knowledge of the theory and practices of public personnel administration; knowledge of current principles and practices associated with employee benefits administration; knowledge of policies and procedures in compensation, general employment/recruiting, health and safety, employee/labor relations and general management; and knowledge of pertinent Federal, State, and municipal laws related to employment, labor, and Equal Employment Opportunity; knowledge of industrial safety principles, practices, and standards; ability to gather and analyze facts objectively, draw logical conclusions and propose practical solutions to problems; ability to handle confidential employee and administrative information with tact and discretion; ability to operate a personal computer using standard or customized software applications appropriate to assigned tasks; ability to perform a wide variety of duties and responsibilities with accuracy and speed under the pressure of time-sensitive deadlines; ability to quickly learn and put to use new skills and knowledge brought about by rapidly changing information and/or technology; ability to interpret and apply pertinent laws, contracts, rules, policies and procedures; ingenuity and inventiveness in the performance of assigned tasks.

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 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.

Work Environment

Work may be performed inside a typical inside office environment with appropriate heating and cooling or in outdoor field conditions, which include varying weather conditions, occupational or environmental hazards typically associated with general public contact, and varying street level noises; and touring work sites that are in various stages of development.

Special Requirements

Possession of a valid Iowa driver’s license. 

City of Sioux City

Human Rights Director - IV-1460

Category
PATS
Department
Human Rights
Pay Rate
E06
Job Code
IV-1460

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under the general direction of the Sioux City Human Rights Commission, which is appointed by the City Council, the Human Rights Director is responsible for providing investigative, educational and public relations work within the framework of the City Ordinance regarding Human Rights matters. Work is performed with relative independence but determinations reviewed and approved by the Commission. Performs responsible conciliatory and directorial work enforcing equal opportunity in fair housing, fair employment practices and assists in promoting human relations 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.

  • Receives and investigates complaints of discrimination in housing, employment and public accommodations; presents findings with recommendation to Commission; conciliates all cases of "probable cause"; closes all "no probable cause" cases.
  • Responds to inquiries received by the office; cross-files all cases with Iowa Civil Rights Commission.
  • Develops policies and procedures designed to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of Commission operations and address Human Rights practices in employment, housing, public accommodation, and municipal practices within the City of Sioux City.
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with Commissioners, City Council, City Manager, City Department Directors, Civil Service Commissioners, City Employees, business and community groups, state and federal officials, representatives of the media and public.
  • Researches case law, and analyzes statistical case data and reviews all current Federal, State and Local laws to make appropriate recommendation for the disposition of a case.
  • Provides specialized reports to Iowa Civil Rights Commission and appropriate federal agencies.
  • Provides reports to the Human Rights Commission, Mayor and City Council Members on Commission operations, any major shift in policies or procedures and recommendations for future development.
  • Works closely with the Human Rights Commission in planning and coordinating special programs and public forums designed to eliminate racial, cultural and inter-group tension.
  • Prepares specialized materials, correspondence, brochures, advertisements, and flyers to communicate human rights issues to the general public.
  • Participates in meetings of the Civil Service Commission as ex officio member; works with other agencies or organizations in planning and conducting programs designed to eliminate racial, cultural and intergroup tensions; attends National and State meetings of Human Rights agencies.
  • Actively participates in some aspects of personnel administration within the departments such as identifying minority recruitment sources.
  • Works closely with the community and organizations to promote human rights goals and laws.
  • Works well with a diverse group of people from a broad variety of social, economic, racial, ethnic and cultural levels including low-income persons.
  • Develops and administers annual budget for the operation of the Commission.
  • Supervises personnel as assigned by the Human Rights Commission.
  • Serves as secretary at the Commission's monthly public meetings and prepares minutes and agenda.
  • Performs other directly related duties consistent with the role and function of the position as assigned by the Human Rights Commission.
  • 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 inside 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 or equivalent in political science, social sciences, or related field and a minimum of two years experience in civil rights enforcement or similar investigative work required; or equivalent combination of education and 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

Good knowledge of the theory and practices of human rights; good knowledge of techniques of data gathering, interpretation, interviewing and investigation; good knowledge of pertinent Federal regulations relating to the federal fair housing act; 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 laws, contracts, rules, policies and procedures.

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, Human Rights Commission, 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. Bilingual skills preferred.

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.

City of Sioux City

Human Rights Investigator - IV-1455

Category
PATS
Department
Human Rights
Pay Rate
S13
Job Code
IV-1455

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under the general direction of the Human Rights Director, responsible for providing investigative, educational and public relations work within the framework of local, state and federal laws regarding equal opportunity, fair employment and the Federal Fair Housing Act with the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Work is specialized in the fact-finding process for investigation of formal complaints of discrimination in the areas of housing, education, credit, and public accommodations.

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 investigations of formal complaints of discrimination by interviewing complainants, respondents and witnesses.
  • Researches principles and controlling precedents and recommends disposition of complaints.
  • Assists in conciliation and public hearing procedures and activities.
  • Attempts to secure compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations.
  • Assists Director in working with other agencies and organizations in planning and coordinating program design to eliminate racial, cultural and other inter-group tension.
  • Serves as Acting Director in Director’s absence.
  • Attends monthly commission meetings.
  • Verifies documents, organizes witnesses and case file for investigation and corroborates all testimony. Organizes investigated case file for litigation or closure.
  • Makes appropriate agency referrals based on case specifics.
  • Works well with a diverse group of people from a broad variety of social, economic, racial, ethnic and cultural levels including low-income persons.
  • Researches case law, and analyzes statistical case data and reviews all current Federal, State and Local laws to make appropriate recommendation for the disposition of a case.
  • Prepares case summary reports, research reports, letters, memos, verifies documents, organize witnesses and the case file for litigation or closure.
  • Performs other directly related duties consistent with the role and function of the position as assigned by the Human Rights 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

Extensive experience in investigation of discrimination complaints; considerable experience in law, human or political science related occupations, such as Equal Employment Opportunity and Civil Rights; or 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 local, State and Federal laws, ordinances, regulations and guidelines relating to human and civil rights; thorough knowledge in aspects of community life and the origin and causes of discrimination; thorough knowledge of the problems of inter-group and individual relations and discrimination; thorough knowledge of the techniques, methods and processing used in acquiring information and evidence; ability to interview individuals and to evaluate information obtained; ability to give testimony and present evidence in court; ability to use judgment in interpreting information received in determining appropriate corrective actions; ability to conciliate; ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with the public, other agencies and employees; ability to conduct investigative interviews to secure complete and accurate information relating to illegal discrimination; ability to analyze, research and document complaints of discrimination; ability to effectively organize a work schedule, meetings and appointments; ability to express ideas clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing; ability to operate a personal computer using standard or customized software applications appropriate to assigned tasks including software programs such as Microsoft Word, HUD Teapots, Internet Explorer, etc; ability to follow a participatory, result oriented, cost-conscious management style, and to perform other duties as assigned by the Executive Director.

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 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.

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. Travels 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

Iowa Driver’s License and satisfactory driving record and /or access to transportation.

City of Sioux City

Instrumentation and Mechanical Supervisor - IV-6565

Category
PATS
Department
Environmental Services
Pay Rate
S17
Job Code
IV-6565

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under the general direction of the Water Plant Superintendent, ensures all mechanical and electrical equipment of plant, booster stations, and wells are operational; supervises crews engaged in mechanical maintenance, instrumentation repair, and facilities repair of the water treatment plant, distribution system, and storage 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.

  • Instructs plant personnel on the operation and maintenance of plant equipment.
  • Supervises calibration of instrumentation.
  • Develops and implements preventative maintenance programs.
  • Schedules work according to priority of jobs.
  • Supervises and assists in the calibration of instrumentation according to manufacturers specifications.
  • Instructs all plant personnel in the operation and maintenance of plant control system instrumentation.
  • Maintains records of work performed and prepares a variety of reports.
  • Develops and directs preventative maintenance programs.
  • Evaluates subordinate work performance.
  • Discusses with operators questions which might arise concerning plant and equipment operations, and discusses with superiors reports of plant and pumping station operation and maintenance requirements.
  • Makes frequent inspection of well and booster pumps to assure that pumps, motors, and controlling devices are functioning properly.
  • 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

At least five years experience in the operation, maintenance, and analysis of water plant equipment and instrumentation, including some supervisory experience supplemented by extensive training in operation, maintenance, analysis, and troubleshooting of system hardware, software, and related instrumentation and equipment at a water treatment plant. 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 of instrumentation and equipment used in the water treatment plant, thorough knowledge of reporting methods and practices; thorough knowledge of system design; thorough knowledge of the basic principles of water treatment as related to instrumentation and equipment; ability to supervise assigned crews and train plant personnel in standard methods of instrumentation and equipment repair. Thorough knowledge of supervisory and skilled instrumentation and mechanical work in the installation, maintenance and repair of equipment, machinery, system instrumentation, buildings, and related appurtenances at water treatment plants.

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

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 or ability to obtain required certificate 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

Labor Supervisor - IV-6525

Category
PATS
Department
Public Works
Pay Rate
S17
Job Code
IV-6525

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under general direction of the Division Supervisor, oversees several crews engaged in maintenance work and the construction of projects 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, Automotive Equipment Operators and others on varying shifts. 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.

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 and construction of sidewalks, curbs and gutters, manholes and streets and in the construction and repair of water and sewer mains, valves and hydrants; parks maintenance; traffic, signs, signals and barricades; mechanical sweeping and flushing of streets, bridges, snow removal and related projects.
  • 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.
  • Requisitions necessary equipment and materials.
  • Trains, instructs and evaluates subordinates' work.
  • Maintains accurate records of work performed.
  • 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. Will be required to work overtime on occasion and in on-call status.
  • 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

Some experience at the level of Labor Crew Leader and completion of a standard high school course; or any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skill and abilities.

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.

Job Knowledge

Good knowledge of the materials, methods and techniques used in public works 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

Twenty-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 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. Seventy-five percent of work is outdoors or traveling under varying conditions.

Special Requirements

Possession of a valid Class A Commercial Driver's License with tanker endorsement issued by the State of Iowa.

City of Sioux City

Laboratory Supervisor - IV-6506

Category
PATS
Department
Waste Water Treatment Plant
Pay Rate
S17
Job Code
IV-6506

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under direction of the Pre-treatment Manager, supervises laboratory operations, data entry system and employees; assist with the scheduling of job duties, implement and manage the Fats, Oils and Grease (FOG) program; assist with collection system monitoring and perform 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.

  • Oversee the setup of portable samplers and the collection and evaluation of samples from the collection system, commercial and/or industrial contributors.
  • Supervise the laboratory quality control program, making appropriate changes to the quality control tests, procedures and reports as necessary to stay compliant with changes in regulation/testing methods
  • Oversee the laboratory data entry system updating and making changes when necessary.
  • Supervises, schedules, and trains laboratory personnel.
  • Assigns and reviews work, conducts performance evaluations, hears and resolves complaints, and makes recommendations for disciplinary action.
  • Responsible for the Laboratory Certification Program.
  • Assist with permitting, reporting and Municipal Code revisions as necessary.
  • Assists with development of the CIP budget and management of the operating budget for the lab.
  • Maintains inventory of lab chemicals and supplies.
  • Develop, implement and manage the FOG program; make enforcement recommendations.
  • Perform facility inspections and identify/recommend appropriate corrective action/enforcement where necessary.
  • Conduct collection system sampling and analysis for source identification and control of pollutants.
  • Assist with Odor Control Program as needed.
  • 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.
  • 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 biology, chemistry or closely related science field, three years of professional experience in a water, wastewater, laboratory or related environmental field; three years of supervisory experience preferred, but not required. 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, supervising, and inspecting the work of subordinate personnel; skill in motivating employees. 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

Thorough knowledge of standard laboratory terminology, equipment, techniques; procedures used in chemical, physical and bacterial analysis; knowledge of laboratory safety and general safety precautions in an industrial setting and knowledge of National Pretreatment Standards (NPDES), permitting program and knowledge of Federal, state and local laws and regulations concerning wastewater treatment beneficial but not required. It also requires the ability to accurately perform a variety of analyses on liquids, solids and gases, the ability to assist in research studies and a comprehensive knowledge in establishing test procedures, performing test analysis and ability to calculate and interpret test results. A familiarity with required wastewater analysis for NPDES permit compliance and knowledge of computer software and hardware including spreadsheets and word processing software beneficial but not required. This position will also require the ability to maintain accurate records and prepare clear and concise reports and budget recommendations and the ability to develop 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 employees 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, write and speak 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..

Work Environment

Work is typically performed inside and/or outside and includes being exposed to cold, heat, noise, mechanical, chemical, and electrical hazards, atmospheric conditions that affect the respiratory system, confined spaces, and use of a respirator. Visits locations within the community whose environment may be different. Travel in all types of weather extremes to perform job duties, attend training, 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 be able to obtain Grade II Iowa Operators Certification within one year of hire. 

City of Sioux City

Laboratory Technician - IV-3206

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

Date Adopted
August 9, 2010
Approved Res.No
2010-000591
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

Land Surveyor - IV-6444

Category
PATS
Department
Engineering
Pay Rate
S17
Job Code
IV-6444

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under general direction of the Chief Land Surveyor, performs, directs, and approves the work of a land survey crew.

Displays a high level of initiative, effort and commitment towards completing assignments efficiently. Works with

minimal supervision.

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.

• Researches official records such as section corner ties, title descriptions, surveyor’s records, and original government

survey notes for information used in locating land corners.

• Directs the determination and recording of exact measurements between land corners, survey centerlines, and random

lines to locate existing land corners or re-establish lost land corners.

• Contact landowners to obtain permission for survey crew to enter their property.

• Contacts public officials and utility representatives to notify them of work in progress pertinent to survey projects.

• Prepares and certifies United States Public Land Survey Corner Certificates required by Iowa Code chapter 355.11 and

records them in the appropriate County Recorder’s Office.

• Performs trigonometric, geometric, and algebraic calculations to close survey configurations and prove physical work.

• Prepares, seals and certifies Plats of Survey at the request of the Chief Land Surveyor.

• Prepares progress reports and reviews time sheets for survey crew; arranges overnight accommodations for same.

• Provides professional, technical, and functional support as a team member in committees within the Department.

• Assists supervisor by performing such duties as instructing employees, answering questions, distributing and balancing

the workload and checking work; may make suggestions on selection, promotion and reassignments.

• Provides professional support and information to external and internal customers.

• Reads and understands engineering plans and specifications.

• Draws detailed plats of areas surveyed.

• Inspects completed and in-progress work for accuracy compliance with standards, and other related criteria.

• Works outdoors under adverse weather conditions.

• 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 a course of two years or more in mathematics, physical sciences, mapping and surveying, or engineering in a school or college; successfully passing a written, oral or written and oral examination in fundamental land surveying (FLS), and ten years of practical experience, four of which have been since successfully passing the FLS; or possession of a current professional land surveyor’s license as issued by the Iowa Board of Engineering and Land Surveying or the ability to obtain within one (1) year of placement in the position. 

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

Though knowledge of land surveying laws and legal principles pertinent to determining and reestablishing real property boundaries. Knowledge of the operation and maintenance of survey instruments such as transits, levels, and theodolites. Knowledge of the operation and maintenance of specialized electronic equipment such as the total station, data collector, computer workstation, and Global Positioning System (GPS) receiver. Knowledge in the use of specialized computer software such as coordinate geometry, computer aided design and drafting (CADD) and data collection editors. Knowledge of agency policies and procedures governing expenditures, personnel, record keeping, safety practices, etc. Knowledge of mathematics including algebra, geometry and trigonometry. Knowledge of information sources to be consulted in determining land ownership and location of land corners.

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

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.

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

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 Director - IV-2019

Category
PATS
Department
Library
Pay Rate
E04
Job Code
IV-2019

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under general direction of the Board of Library Trustees, plans, directs and coordinates all activities of the library system. Subject to general policies established by the Board of Library Trustees, the employee in this class is responsible for planning the long-term development and directing the current operation of the library program. Delegates considerable authority for performance of administrative activities, and the major emphasis in this work is for the overall administration and coordination through professional division heads. Supervision is exercised over a staff of professional, paraprofessional, administrative and clerical 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.

  • Plans, organizes, and directs all phases of the operation of the library system.
  • Administers the policies of the Library Board of Trustees.
  • Develops and coordinates new services and facilities to meet the changing needs of the community.
  • Proposes objectives, policies, and procedures for the library system.
  • Presents written and verbal reports, keeping the Board of Library Trustees informed about library operation and services, and current and future needs.
  • Prepares and administers Library budgets.
  • Supervises, selects, trains, evaluates, and assigns personnel.
  • Participates in community activities, collaborates with community organizations, and represents the library in public speaking engagements.
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with City Officials, fellow employees, and the general public.
  • Reads professional literature, studies current trends and techniques, and participates in the activities of professional organizations.
  • 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 progressively responsible experience in professional library management including supervisory experience and possession of a master’s degree in library science. Any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skill and abilities, and allows the library to meet State accreditation requirements.

MINIMUM ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB 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; manual dexterity to be able to access relevant library materials; ability to operate a keyboard and other office technology.

Job Knowledge

Comprehensive knowledge of the principles, methods and practices of library administration; comprehensive knowledge of community needs and interests in relation to library services, and of methods for determining and meeting such needs; comprehensive knowledge of sound methods of management in relation to the operation of a dynamic public library system including new developments in the library science profession; comprehensive knowledge of reader interest levels and group and community interests and a wide knowledge of professional library literature; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with community leaders, public officials, professional groups and the general public; ability to analyze library needs and to evaluate library services; ability to develop and lead a professional staff, to stimulate professional growth, to motivate professional effort and innovation, and to achieve a coordinated staff effort; ability to represent the library system and the City at professional library meetings and conferences and on professional panels; ability to speak and write effectively.

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

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

LLFRC Attendant - IV-2309

Category
Seasonal/General
Department
Parks and Recreation
Job Type
Non-Exempt
Pay Rate
C04
Job Code
IV-2309

Date Adopted
May 5, 2008
Date Revised
May 5, 2008
Approved Res.No
000356
Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under the general direction of the Parks and Recreation Manager, performs general manual work in the maintenance and operation of Long Line Family Rec Center (LLFRC). Performs job duties in coordinating LLFRC participants to include rentals and walk-in traffic. Work involves conflict management and resolution, manual labor and public relations

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 primary customer service.
  • Works with community to promote understanding of the facility and goodwill toward the facility.
  • Works with the public and coordinates public and private-party participants.
  • Coordinates general traffic in the facility.
  • Becomes belay-certified to belay and coordinates the climbing wall participants.
  • Sets and tears down chairs, tables and recreational equipment.
  • Cleans and re-stocks restrooms.
  • Maintains glass and does painting as required.
  • Makes light repairs to equipment.
  • Cleans and maintains floors & rugs using appropriate machinery.
  • Performs basic cleaning of facility; trash removal, dry & wet mop and litter patrol.
  • Performs other related manual tasks in the operation and maintenance of the LLFRC properties.
  • Acts as resource person in the facility.
  • 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

One year of related work experience, preferably including some recreation experience or building maintenance 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 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. Must be able to perform work in the evenings and on weekends.

Job Knowledge

Thorough knowledge of the equipment and techniques necessary to successfully oversee all facets of the facility; some knowledge of first-aid methods and necessary safety precautions to be used in public work; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with superiors, associates; good physical condition; ability to coordinate multiple events and multi-task.

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 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.

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. Field conditions outdoors are varying weather conditions, with varying street level noises; and touring work sites that are in various stages of development.

Special Requirements

Belay certification immediately following appointment to the position

City of Sioux City

LLFRC Building Coordinator - IV-2311

Category
PATS
Department
Parks and Recreation
Pay Rate
S13
Job Code
IV-2311

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under the general direction of the Recreation Supervisor, serves as a building coordinator for the Long Lines Family Recreation Center and the Climbing Wall for the Parks and Recreation Department. Plans, supervises and directs events and programs at the Long Lines Family Recreation Center. Supervision is exercised over part-time and seasonal recreation employees, program participants and facility users.

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, plans, organizes and coordinates work activities of all part-time and seasonal recreation employees within the Long Lines Family Recreation Center and the Climbing Wall.
  • Develops and manages a monthly work schedule based on the availability of the part -time staff.
  • Supervise trainings to ensure proper safety, technical, and customer service standards for all part-time Long Lines Family Recreation Center/Climbing Wall employees are followed.
  • Solicits the services of and trains volunteers, as necessary, to satisfactory coordinate events held at Long Lines Family Recreation Center through the Parks and Recreation Department.
  • Handles inquiries, complaints and requests from the general public.
  • Schedule Long Lines Family Recreation Center walk-throughs for all large event rentals including, but not limited to, Weddings, Quinceaneras, etc..
  • Oversees the Sioux City Climb Strong Climbing Team and annual Bouldering & Top Rope Climbing Competitions.
  • Coordinates processes associated with the promotion of part-time employees; and interviewing and hiring of part-time and seasonal employees within Long Lines Family Recreation Center/Climbing Wall.
  • Participate in short-term and long-term strategic planning efforts for Long Lines Family Recreation Center and the Climbing Wall.
  • Regularly lifts up to 30 pounds and able to setup library tables, round tables, chairs, and audio-visual equipment.
  • 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.
  • Inspects work site activities and facilities to correct hazardous working conditions, unsafe practices, and any matters affecting the safety program.
Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Bachelor’s degree in recreation or a related field and one year experience. Any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skill and abilities. Experience supervising climbing walls, route setting, and knowledge of climbing wall safety methods and procedures required. Special Events Planning experience is also 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

Current knowledge of the methods, practices and trends of Climbing Walls and Recreation Centers; ability to select, train and supervise facility and climbing wall staff; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, supervisors and the general public; and the ability to resolve conflicts.

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.

Work Environment

Forty percent of work is 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. Sixty percent of work duties may require lifting while working with staff setting-up facility events and programs, conducting facility rental walk -through, and overseeing climbing wall activities. Some work shifts may involve long hours, depending on the facility reservation schedule to include nights and weekends. Work environment can be noisy, with loud music and sounds during facility rental events. Must be mobile and able to be “on-call” to handle emergencies relating to the facility.

Special Requirements

Climbing Wall Certification, Belay Certification and Lead Belay Certification with experience with training and certificating staff required. Possession of a valid Iowa driver’s license or the ability to provide reliable transportation. 

City of Sioux City

LLFRC Specialist - IV-2310

Category
Seasonal/General
Department
Parks and Recreation
Job Type
Non-Exempt
Pay Rate
C09
Job Code
IV-2310

Date Revised
May 5, 2008
Approved Res.No
000356
Job Description

LONG LINES FAMILY REC CENTER SPECIALIST IV-2310

Date: April 2008 Department/Division: Parks & Recreation
FLSA: Non-Exempt Reports to: Parks & Recreation Manager

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under the general direction of the Parks and Recreation Manager, performs assigned duties which may include customer service, payroll timesheet maintenance, financial reports, or building maintenance issues. Performs job duties in supervising Long Line Family Rec Center (LLFRC) to include direction of staff, rentals, and walk-in traffic. Work involves supervisory skills, conflict management and resolution, manual labor, public relations and support.

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 customer service and public relations duties.

  • Compiles and completes reports; incidents, injuries, financials and traffic tabulations.
  • Supervises assigned staff and log/verify payroll hours.
  • Gives direction to staff and works with the community to promote understanding of the facility and goodwill toward the facility.
  • Works with the public and supervises public and private-party participants.
  • Becomes belay-certified to belay and supervise climbing wall participants.
  • Makes light repairs to specific equipment.
  • Performs other related manual tasks in the operation and maintenance of the LLFRC properties.
  • Acts as resource person in the facility.
  • Performs other directly related duties consistent with the role and function of the position as assigned by the Facility Manager.
  • 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.

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

One year of related work experience, preferably including some recreation experience or building maintenance experience. Any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skill 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 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. Must be able to work evenings and weekends.

Job Knowledge

Thorough knowledge of the equipment and techniques necessary to successfully oversee all facets of the facility; some knowledge of first aid methods and necessary safety precautions to be used in public work; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with superiors, associates; good physical condition; ability to coordinate multiple events and multi-task.

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 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.

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. Field conditions outdoors are varying weather conditions, with varying street level noises; and touring work sites that are in various stages of development.

Special Requirements

Belay certification immediately following appointment to the 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.

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

Management Analyst - IV-1433

Category
PATS
Department
Public Works
Pay Rate
S19
Job Code
IV-1433

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under the general direction of the Public Works Director, assists in providing analytical management assistance by conducting research and applications into performance measures, benchmarks, budget operations improvements and accounting data and preparation, information technology, legislation affecting department operations, and provides management consultation and support as directed. Plans, coordinates and directs programs, conducts surveys and studies, and special projects. Administers contracts for those activities presently under contract operations and 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.

  • Formulates specifications, staff reports, informational memos, position papers, requests for proposals (RFPs) and grant applications.
  • Assists in the preparation and administration of the budget and performance measures; coordinates with the Finance Department in preparing fund analyses for rate setting in two enterprise funds.
  • Inspects projects and program activities areas to determine what work is needed and recommends methods of accomplishment.
  • Researches, identifies, promotes and evaluates options and methods for establishing performance measures and benchmarking.
  • Assists department in learning and adopting methods of performance measurement and benchmarking.
  • Assists department in developing service goals, objectives and standards.
  • Researches, evaluates and proposes options for alternative service delivery strategies and methods.
  • Prepares cost-benefit and cost-effectiveness studies.
  • Analyzes contractor proposals to provide contracted public or support services
  • Conducts legislative analyses and helps coordinate City efforts to enact and influence legislation affecting the City.
  • Assists in the budget process, department operations and performs other related work as assigned.
  • May supervise administrative staff.
  • May participate in information technology projects related to measurement or delivery of City services.
  • Maintains good public relations through courteous and prompt attention to complaints; supervises the keeping of important records and the preparation of necessary reports.
  • 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 a degree in Industrial Engineering, Business Administration, Accounting, Public Administration or closely related field, at least two years of analytical experience, preferably in the governmental sector, or any equivalent combination of experience and training that 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 operating practices and procedures of the Public Works Department. Knowledge of local government management structures and budgetary practices. Ability to perform operational analyses. Knowledge of accounting, activity-based costing, benchmarking, budget preparation/execution/evaluation, information technology (in relation to listed functions), legislative issues and process, performance measurement and project management. Knowledge of local government management structures. Ability to perform operational analyses. Must be able to effective develop and implement programs and plans. Good knowledge of methods and practices of record keeping, cost estimates and accounts; ability to make decisions, recognize established precedence/practice, and resolve new problems with resourcefulness and tact; ability to plan and coordinate the activities; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with team members, public officials, agencies and the general public. Must have experience with Microsoft Office.

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 and understanding to processes, procedures, programs and services; and provide and follow verbal and written instructions. Must be able to condense complicated technical, legislative and policy issues into easily understandable written and oral presentations. 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 socio-economic levels.

Work Environment

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. Travel in all types of weather extremes to attend training, meetings, conferences, and workshops.

Special Requirements

Must possess a valid Iowa driver license or reliable transportation.

City of Sioux City

Managerial Accountant - IV-1272

Category
PATS
Department
Finance and Administration
Pay Rate
S18
Job Code
IV-1272

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under the general direction of City Treasurer, manages the accounting functions of departments/divisions in the City; formulates, implements, and supervises accounting systems required to produce financial data based on cost accounting. Responsible for payroll for all City departments.

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 the initiation (design), implementation, and maintenance of all accounting procedures, such as bookkeeping, purchasing, and auditing, in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles established by the Governmental Accounting Standards Board.
  • Maintains payroll software.
  • Assures adherence to all union contracts.
  • Prepares and submits all W-2's.
  • Provides payroll reporting to other departments.
  • Updates bi-weekly payroll entries into General Ledger.
  • Supervise and coordinate payroll and accompanying reporting requirements including W-2, W-2P, and 1099 magnetic media reporting.
  • Supervise and coordinates accounts payables, e-payables , and procurement card processes.
  • Perform and complete special reporting tasks and projects as directed by the Finance Director.
  • 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.
  • Assists with Treasury functions and operations.
  • Supervises the work of the support staff assigned to Accounts Payable and Payroll processing.
  • 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, finance or related field and at least two years experience in accounting, preferably in the areas of cost accounting, accounting systems, financial preparation, and computerized database and spread sheets. Any combination of training and experience which demonstrates an ability to perform the duties of the position may be considered.

MINIMUM PHYSICAL AND MENTAL ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS (with or without accommodation)

Physical Requirements

Requires mobility, speaking, sitting, Ability to enter data into a P.C. accurately and quickly. Ability to hear within normal limits with or without corrective assistance. Ability to operate various standard office machines. Ability to work under pressure and in stressful situations.

Cognitive Demands

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 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.

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.

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

Marketing Manager - IV-2256

Category
PATS
Department
Events Facilities
Pay Rate
S18
Job Code
IV-2256

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under the direct supervision of the Executive Director, accomplishes business development activities by researching and developing marketing opportunities and plans. Plan, develop and implement marketing and branding objectives.

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.

  • Achieve marketing and sales operational objectives by contributing marketing and sales information and recommendations to strategic plans and reviews; prepares and completes action plans; implements production, productivity, quality, and customer-service standards; resolves problems; completes audits; identifies trends; determines system improvements and implements change.
  • Meets marketing and sales financial objectives by forecasting requirements; prepares an annual budget; schedules expenditures, analyzes variances and initiates corrective action.
  • Oversee creation and delivery of press releases, advertisements and other marketing materials; design print ads and publications.
  • Ensure brand messages are consistent.
  • Gather and analyze consumer insight.
  • Engage consumers through social media.
  • Deepen relationships with all media to ensure the most effective messaging and positioning of the facilities.
  • Lead all areas of content generation and production across media platforms.
  • Engage other organizations within the community.
  • Compile media invoices for advertising settlements for events and shows.
  • Assist with booking activities.
  • Engage building and event sponsors. Collaborate to develop strategic partnership activities and implement the execution framework and strategic plan on identified opportunities.
  • Assist with group sales ticketing; to include processing group ticket orders and providing information regarding area amenities and activities.
  • Build and maintain a working rapport with group leaders throughout Sioux City and the surrounding area.
  • Maintain an active membership in the Western Iowa Tourism Region and state Tourism office activities. Create strategies to increase tourism and leisure travel to Sioux City.
  • Regularly lifts up to 10 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 30 pounds.
Preferred Skills

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in business, marketing or a related field and four to six years of experience in marketing and sales. Extensive experience in all aspects of developing and maintaining marketing strategies to meet organizational objectives; strong understanding of customer and market dynamics and requirements. 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. Must be able to access all areas of the Tyson Events Center, some of which are accessible only by stairs.

Job Knowledge

Good knowledge of sales and/or marketing; thorough understanding of branding principles and tactics through multimedia including social media; proven ability to design, develop and implement both strategic programs and supporting tactics. Strong project management skills with demonstrated ability to multi-task and set priorities within tight timelines and high client expectations. Computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite and event booking software; ability to establish good working relationships with other employees and the public; 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 quickly grasp complex technical and business concepts and express them in clear language; 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 other employees and the general public. Must be flexible and open to changing priorities and managing multiple tasks simultaneously within compressed timeframes. 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 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; 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.

City of Sioux City

Mechanical Inspector - IV-5220

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

Date Adopted
10/05/2009
Date Revised
10/2009
Approved Res.No
2009-000766/October 5, 2009
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

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND ACCEPTABLE EXPERIENCE/ TRAINING:

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 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 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 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. 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.

 

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 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 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

Motor Coach Operator - IV-7010

Category
Transit
Department
Transit
Pay Rate
T06
Job Code
IV-7010

Job Description

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Performs responsible and skilled work in the operation of passenger buses; does related work as required.

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: The work in this class involves responsibility for the safe, courteous and efficient operation in traffic of buses carrying chartered groups, school children, and the general public as passengers. As a part of their work, employees collect fares. Safe operation requires constant attention to other vehicular and pedestrian traffic. General supervision is received with assignments of routes and shifts. Occasional spot checks of work and investigations of complaints concerning operator's behavior are made.

EXAMPLES OF WORK: (Illustrative only)

  • Operates a bus or related equipment on an assigned route and schedule;
  • Collects fares through a mechanical register;
  • Issues transfers;
  • Punches tickets or transfers;
  • Gives information as to schedules, routes and destinations;
  • Operates a bus for chartered groups as assigned;
  • Operates a bus taking children to and from school;
  • Checks equipment and reports defects;
  • Records reading of fare box;
  • Reports accidents.
Preferred Skills

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Good knowledge of City traffic rules and regulations; ability to operate buses and related equipment safely and efficiently, to remain alert, and to remain calm during the periods of stress; ability to keep simple records and make reports; freedom from such physical defects as would impair operating ability.

ACCEPTABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING: Some experience in operating buses or other heavy equipment and in dealing with the public, and completion of a standard high school course; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Possession of a valid Commercial Driver's License and other permits as required and issued by the State of Iowa; ability to pass the minimum physical requirements as prescribed by the Bureau of Motor Carrier Safety Regulations.

City of Sioux City

Museum Curator - IV-2115

Category
PATS
Department
Museum
Pay Rate
S17
Job Code
IV-2115

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under general direction of the Museum Director, plans, develops designs and coordinates various exhibits which preserve the present and interpret the arts, history and related artifacts, manuscripts and related materials and educational programs for the Art Center or Museum as assigned. Individual incumbents may be assigned to one or more specialty areas such as Art, History, Education, etc.

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.

  • Receive, process, catalog, record and preserve various collections, artifacts, manuscripts and related objects for use and display.
  • Arrange and coordinate materials and collections on loan from other institutions and individuals.
  • Initiate, plan and develop programs and exhibitions designed to provide visitors with interesting, informative and educational displays and programs.
  • Coordinate and schedule tours for special groups including schools, families, scouts, etc.
  • May supervise and direct the work of other staff, including volunteers, in developing exhibits and programs.
  • Plan, organize and present classes, lectures and workshops on various topics.
  • Attend meetings related to planning and operations, and establish contact with major artists in the upper Midwest to explore possible development of an exhibit around their work.
  • Assist in the review and examination of collections to develop conservation strategies.
  • Prepare publications, brochures, newsletters and articles concerning programs and events.
  • Assist in the development and conduct of special events.
  • Prepare and present reports concerning collections, exhibits and operations and assist with the preparation of the operating budget.
  • Assist visitors via telephone or in person.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with City Officials, other agencies, fellow employees and the general public.
  • Maintain 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 a four year college or university in History or related field with preference for a Master’s Degree in Museum studies, Art History, Education or related field and at least one year of professional experience in a Museum or Art Educational setting. 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 history, archival management, education, research and conservation procedures and techniques; knowledge of Museum and Art Center practices, standards and ethics and copyright laws; computers and related software programs. Ability to catalog objects, collections and artifacts and to perform preservation techniques on artifacts; 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

Museum Development Coordinator - IV-2117

Category
PATS
Department
Museum
Pay Rate
S16
Job Code
IV-2117

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under the general direction of the Museum Director, performs responsible work in the development of the Sioux City Public Museum financial support and coordination of all fund-raising activities, and the planning and implementing of all public relations duties and marketing for the Museum, its exhibitions, and 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.

  • 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 Museum.
  • Develops and implements an annual fund for the Museum.
  • Works with Museum staff to develop potential grant opportunities and research, prepares and submits 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.
  • Museum Development Coordinator reports on a regular basis to the Sioux City Museum and Historical Association, various support committees, and the Museum Director.
  • Communicates ideas to printer for completion of Museum 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 Museum events.
  • Performs related work as required.
  • 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

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.

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.

Language Skills and Interpersonal Communication

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 Museum 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 budges. 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

Possession of a valid driver's license.

City of Sioux City

Museum Director - IV-2130

Category
PATS
Department
Museum
Pay Rate
E05
Job Code
IV-2130

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under general direction of the Sioux City Public Museum Board of Trustees, directs, plans and develops the operations of the Sioux City Public Museum system.

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 and directs all phases of the operation of the Museum system.
  • Administers prescribed policy of the Board of Trustees.
  • Develops goals and objectives for the Sioux City Public Museum.
  • Develops and implements plans for the operation of the Sioux City Public Museum.
  • Coordinates the operations of the Sioux City Public Museum Board of Trustees, the Sioux City Museum and Historical Association, and the Siouxland Heritage Foundation.
  • Assists the Board of Trustees in long-range planning and policy making.
  • Confers with and advises professional staff on problems related to the administration of the Museum.
  • Develops and administers the budget.
  • Coordinates services and activities with appropriate City departments.
  • Identifies and pursues outside funding sources.
  • Studies community needs and appropriate museum methods and makes plans to develop the services of the Museum system to meet more effectively the present and future community needs.
  • Collaborates with other officials, citizens, clubs and other community organizations explaining the Museum system objectives and policies, Museum services, needs and feasible actions to determine available interest and cooperation.
  • Participates in community activities, presenting lectures and talks about Museum 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 or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in museum studies, history or a related field (Masters Degree preferred), considerable experience of a progressively responsible nature in an administrative or management capacity in a museum, or any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skill and abilities.

MINIMUM ABILTIIES 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, methods and practices of museum administration; comprehensive knowledge of community needs and interest in relation to museum services, and of methods for determining and meeting such needs; comprehensive knowledge of sound methods of management in relation to the operation of a growing public museum system including new developments in the museum field; extensive knowledge of professional museum literature; ability to analyze museum needs and to evaluate museum services; ability to develop and lead a professional staff, to stimulate professional growth, to motivate professional effort and innovation, and to achieve a coordinated staff effort; ability to represent the museum system and the City at professional museum meetings and conferences and on professional panels locally and at a national level; ability to exercise sound independent judgment within general policy guidelines; ability to operate a personal computer using standard or customized software applications.

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; ability to 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 to provide and follow verbal and written instructions; ability to develop effective working relationships with community leaders and groups, public officials, prospective donors, employees and the public.

Work Environment

Work is normally performed in a general inside office/museum 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 time is spent in moral travel conditions by either private vehicle or public transportation.

Special Requirements

Possession of a valid Iowa driver’s license.

City of Sioux City

Neighborhood Services Manager - IV-4366

Category
PATS
Department
Community Development
Pay Rate
S20
Job Code
IV-4366

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under the general direction of the Community Development/Economic Development Director and/or CD Operations Manager, plans, coordinates, supervises, and performs complex and varied urban renewal, community development, and planning/transportation planning assignments; develops solutions to community development problems; and provides direct supervision over employees in the 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.

  • Oversees the assignment of work projects, reports/reporting, the management of projects, and the day-to-day operation of the Neighborhood Services Division.
  • Confers with developers, consultants, citizens and public officials on matters concerning the development of planning strategies, compliance with development requirements, and the implementation of community development related projects.
  • Administers, manages, and monitors various projects through to completion including CDBG, HOME, ESG activities and specially funded projects.
  • Assists in compilation of economic, social, engineering and related data used in the analysis of community development problems; manages specific redevelopment projects and prepares redevelopment studies.
  • Assists in the interpretation and modification of comprehensive plans, including transportation planning related items; prepares and coordinates the Annual Action Plan, Five Year Consolidated Plan, and Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report.
  • Prepares Neighborhood Services budget (approximately $3 million annually), drafts requests for grants, and establishes office and departmental policies; establishes goals and objectives for the Neighborhood Services Division.
  • Maintains current materials / research on community development and other applicable federal rules; coordinates the development of issue papers and communication with federal elected officials.
  • 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.
  • Supervises and completes annual performance evaluations for professional, technical and clerical staff performing a wide variety of community development activities.
  • Represents the City at public meetings, conferences and lobbying trips; represents the City and takes a leadership role on the MPO’s Transportation Technical Committee.
  • Performs difficult and complex transportation planning assignments; utilizes Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to create and display data; manages City street and alley reconstruction projects; coordinates the repair, upgrade and replacement of railroad crossings within the City’s jurisdiction.
  • Establishes and maintain effective working relationships with City Officials, other agencies, fellow employees and the general public.
  • 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, social sciences, planning, public administration, or related field. Master’s degree preferred. Considerable experience in community development and federal programs relating to housing and development, planning, neighborhood development / revitalization, and transportation planning 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

Comprehensive knowledge of the principles and practices of city planning, as they pertain to the design and development of urban and regional areas, zoning, urban renewal and revitalization activities, planning research, 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 and of standard sources and uses of socioeconomic information; 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 including GIS; knowledge of demographic, historic preservation, urban design, economic development, and environmental standards and principals; knowledge of the techniques required in the preparation of maps, charts, sketches and complex graphics; ability to present results of research effectively in oral, written and graphic form; ability to supervise, plan, assign and coordinate the work activities of subordinates; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates,municipal officials, representatives of other agencies, board members and members of the general public; 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; 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

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 property 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.

City of Sioux City

Neighborhood Services Project & Financial Coordinator - IV-4363

Category
PATS
Department
Community Development
Job Code
IV-4363

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under general direction of the Housing Services Division Manager, plans, administers and couplets special and general projects as they relate to community and economic development. Position includes the coordination of the efforts of various City departments, designers, contractors, and the public. The work requires considerable initiative and independent judgment. The work coordinates all phases of the activities from planning to final inspection.

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.

  • Administers, monitors, supervises, and reports on progress of special and general projects such as City's skywalk system.
  • Coordinates all other Community Development Block Grant funded functions such as acquisition, disposition, and other duties as may be assigned.
  • Assists in the organization of neighborhood citizens into effective committee and subcommittee form to participate in the policy-making process in project planning and action phases.
  • Prepares grant/loan applications to various State departments and other entities.
  • Assists in the compiling of bid and contract documents, advertising and solicitation of bids for projects, all in accordance with Federal, State, and local statutes.
  • Provides administrative support to neighborhood organizations in the development and implementation of plans for programs to assist the residents to upgrade standards of living and improve social and economic opportunity in conjunction with environmental improvements.
  • Prepares press releases, brochures, and other material explaining Community and Economic Development programs and standards.
  • Negotiates terms of leases, easements, and skywalk agreements regarding the use and care of City property.
  • Assists in the relocation of households and businesses displaced through an action of the City in accordance with applicable laws and regulations.
  • Assists in and coordinates the selection of and arranges for the design of public improvements in conjunction with the City's Community and Economic Development programs.
  • 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 urban planning, public or business administration and graduation from a college or university of recognized standing with course work in business or public administration or a 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

Considerable knowledge of the principles, objectives, and techniques of Community and Economic Development planning; considerable knowledge of procedural aspects of contracts and State and Federal rules and regulations as they have affected Community Development and related fields of public activity; ability to manage complex projects by developing a work program in conjunction with other municipal departments and monitoring the various phases of the project; thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of public administration and office management skills; ability to communicate effectively, orally, and in writing; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, civic groups, other municipal departments, and other City employees; 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

Eight five percent 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.

Special Requirements

None

City of Sioux City

Neighborhood Services Project Coordinator - IV-4360

Category
PATS
Department
Community Development
Job Type
Non-Exempt
Pay Rate
S17
Job Code
IV-4360

Date Adopted
January 23, 1995
Date Revised
May 31, 2016
Approved Res.No
2006-000382
Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under general direction of the Housing Services Division Manager, work involves comprehensive administrative and technical responsibility in multiple areas of community and economic development. Duties include planning, administration and completion of special and general projects as they relate to community and economic development. Position includes the coordination of the efforts of various City departments, designers, contractors, and the public. Work requires considerable initiative and independent judgment.

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.

  • Administers, monitors, supervises, and reports on progress of special and general projects such as City's skywalk system.
  • Coordinates all other Community Development Block Grant funded functions such as acquisition, disposition, and other duties as may be assigned.
  • Assists in the organization of neighborhood citizens into effective committee and subcommittee form to participate in the policy-making process in project planning and action phases.
  • Prepares grant/loan applications to various State departments and other entities.
  • Assists in the compiling of bid and contract documents, advertising and solicitation of bids for projects, all in accordance with Federal, State, and local statutes.
  • Provides administrative support to neighborhood organizations in the development and implementation of plans for programs to assist the residents to upgrade standards of living and improve social and economic opportunity in conjunction with environmental improvements.
  • Prepares press releases, brochures, and other material explaining Community and Economic Development programs and standards.
  • Negotiates terms of leases, easements, and skywalk agreements regarding the use and care of City property.
  • Assists in the relocation of households and businesses displaced through an action of the City in accordance with applicable laws and regulations.
  • Assists in and coordinates the selection of and arranges for the design of public improvements in conjunction with the City's Community and Economic Development programs.
  • 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 urban planning, public or business administration and graduation from a college or university of recognized standing with course work in business or public administration or a related field; 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

Considerable knowledge of the principles, objectives, and techniques of Community and Economic Development planning; considerable knowledge of procedural aspects of contracts and State and Federal rules and regulations as they have affected Community Development and related fields of public activity; ability to manage complex projects by developing a work program in conjunction with other municipal departments and monitoring the various phases of the project; thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of public administration and office management skills; ability to communicate effectively, orally, and in writing; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, civic groups, other municipal departments, and other City employees; 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

Eight five percent 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.

Special Requirements

None

 

City of Sioux City

Neighborhood Services Supervisor - IV-4365

Category
PATS
Department
Community Development
Pay Rate
S19
Job Code
IV-4365

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under the general direction of the Planning & Neighborhood Services Division Manager, coordinates, supervises and performs complex and varied urban renewal, community development and planning assignments in developing solutions to unusually difficult community development problems.

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 difficult and complex community development planning assignments.
  • Supervises professional, technical and clerical staff performing a wide variety of community development activities.
  • Oversees the assignment of work projects, reports/reporting, the management of projects and the day-to-day operation of the Neighborhood Services Office.
  • Maintains current material on community development and other applicable federal rules.
  • Prepares Neighborhood Services budget, drafting requests for grants and establishing office and departmental policies.
  • Assists in compilation of economic, social, engineering and related data used in the analysis of community development problems.
  • Administers, manages, and monitors various projects through to completion including CDBG, HOME, SHP activities and special funded projects.
  • Assists in the interpretation and modification of comprehensive plans.
  • Prepares portions of, and coordinates, each year’s Annual Action Plan, Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report.
  • 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 one of the social or engineering sciences, and considerable experience in community development and other federal programs relating to housing and urban redevelopment, 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

Extensive knowledge of the principles and practices of urban planning research, zoning and community development activities; good knowledge of the various ordinances, codes and regulations pertaining to urban revitalization and community development; extensive knowledge of research methodology and standard statistical procedures; ability to plan, organize, supervise and carry out complex research projects; ability to present the results of research in oral, written and graphic form; ability to supervise professional, technical and clerical personnel engaged in community development planning and renewal work; ability to exercise sound independent judgment within general policy guidelines; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates, municipal officials, representatives of other agencies and members of the general public; good physical condition.

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

Parking and Meter Operations Supervisor - IV-6540

Category
PATS
Department
Finance and Administration
Pay Rate
S17
Job Code
IV-6540

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under the general direction of the Administrative Services Director/City Clerk, supervises the operation of municipal parking ramps, parking meter shop and other parking facilities and 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.

  • Supervises parking and meter operations staff.
  • Inspects parking garages for cleanliness and equipment efficiency.
  • Prepares and administers annual departmental budget.
  • Acts as public liaison, including explaining parking rules, handling citizen complaints, and answering general questions.
  • Coordinates daily operational activities; prioritizes duties; determines if there are special circumstances, i.e., snow removal, special events requiring additional personnel, etc.
  • Determines and recommends long and short-term operational changes to enhance parking operations.
  • Prepares and recommends annual operating budget and allocations/requests for additional resources.
  • Interviews, recommends the hiring, schedules, monitors and evaluates performance of staff.
  • Receives and reviews procedures/policies to determine if they are realistic; makes determinations if special circumstances or discounts can apply; works with supervisor in determining number of stalls to add or drop.
  • Monitors contract services, i.e., elevator repair, plumbing repair, window washing, etc.; determines acceptability of service or product and recommends action accordingly.
  • Coordinates the repair of parking control equipment; recommends replacement or repair. Researches new equipment capabilities and recommends accordingly.
  • Prepares reports and studies on parking statistics in an effort to track parking needs.
  • Answers questions/concerns/complaints from citizen and City personnel, i.e., police; investigates and resolves if appropriate.
  • 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 five to less than seven years experience or two years of college/Associates degree 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

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 general maintenance practices such as custodial functions, painting and sealing concrete surfaces, snow and ice removal; advanced knowledge of parking ramp equipment and operations; ability to supervise the work of others; ability to enforce regulations with firmness, tact and impartiality and to deal courteously with the general public; good judgment; ability to keep simple records and make reports; 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.

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

Parks and Recreation Director - IV-6672

Category
PATS
Department
Parks and Recreation
Pay Rate
E03
Job Code
IV-6672

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under the general direction of the City Manager, provides executive leadership, administration and direction of the operational, financial, personnel, and capital improvement activities of the Parks and Recreation Department; provides administrative oversight to all operations and activities of the department;

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.

  • Directs, plans and promotes a comprehensive parks and recreation program, including parks, walking and biking trails, pools, athletic facilities; develops and presents the department's budget and provides for the management of major programs and facilities; reviews progress towards objectives, checks progress of new projects and facilities.
  • Directs the care of recreational areas, equipment, and facilities; coordinates the City recreation program with other recreation agencies operating within the City; makes arrangements for the use of public facilities under control of agencies other than the City.
  • Ascertains community needs and evaluates the adequacy of present programs: conducts surveys for additional recreational sites; makes inspection tours of recreational facilities, equipment, areas, and other installations to determine safety, adequacy, and maintenance requirements.
  • Works with individual citizens, community organizations, and other groups in planning and implementing recreation and athletic programs, designing new facilities, planning new park development, and creating / preserving natural areas and beautification projects.
  • Develops and implements policies and procedures designed to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of Departmental operations and address recreational and public area needs within the City.
  • Plans for the development of recreational activities to ensure the attainment of customer needs and public support of Department programs.
  • Coordinates special events with business and community groups.
  • Provides staff support and technical assistance to the Parks and Recreation Board.
  • Prepares and provides budgetary direction for the Department, including coordination of operating and capital improvement budget, budget analysis and budget decisions.
  • Prepares financial plan; develops goals and objectives; reviews and approves expenditures; prepares budget amendments and develop fees and charges.
  • Plans, organizes, supervises and inspects the work of employees within the Parks and Recreation Department; participates in various aspects of personnel administration within the Department, including, hiring, termination, and coordinating employee training. 
  • Performs public relations functions for parks and recreation programs such as responding to public comment, complaints concerning program activities and service requests in a timely manner; represents the department at Council meetings, civic group meetings and community functions.
  • Attends workshops, conferences and conventions to keep up-to-date on trends and new ideas, to keep informed of new state and federal government financial assistance programs: meets with other closely allied groups such as conservation, private recreation and historical preservation organizations.
  • Regularly lifts up to 10 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 30 pounds.
  • Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of typical 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

Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Parks and Recreation Management, Public Administration, or related field and five years of professional administrative and supervisory experience in park and recreation system management; or an  equivalent combination of training and experience. Master’s Degree, CPRC/CPRE and experience with a progressive accredited agency serving a diverse population preferred.

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. Manual dexterity which permits the employee to operate a keyboard and produce hand-written materials and notations, and on occasion, operate department equipment. Sufficient personal mobility, which permits the employee to visit various work sites in the City and to attend a wide variety of parks and recreation events.

Job Knowledge

Comprehensive knowledge of the objective and ideals of a municipal park and recreation service, including a thorough understanding of all activities which make up a well-balanced community recreational program; comprehensive knowledge of facilities and equipment needed in maintaining a wide variety of special facilities; thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of public administration with special reference to supervision of personnel and budget administration; ability to direct a large department concerned with varied activities; ability to organize the seasonal changes in operations; ability to plan and direct the design and development of park and recreational facilities and improvements; ability to plan and supervise the work of others; ability to secure grants; ability to establish and maintain cooperative relations with municipal officials and the public, and to promote community interest and enthusiasm in recreational activities.

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

Seventy percent of work is performed in a typical inside office environment with appropriate heating and cooling and is not subject to significant occupational and 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 typical outdoor to high outdoor dust levels; and surveying sites in various stages, including developed and undeveloped properties.

Special Requirements

Possession of a valid Iowa driver’s license.

City of Sioux City

Parks and Recreation Manager - IV-6670

Category
PATS
Department
Parks and Recreation
Pay Rate
S21
Job Code
IV-6670

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under the general direction of the Field Services Director, plans, supervises and oversees the work of the Parks and Recreation Division of the Field Services Department, 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.

  • Plans, organizes, supervises and inspects the work of employees within the Parks and Recreation Division.
  • Assists in developing and implements general policy directives for the division.
  • Serves as a liaison between field supervisors and the department head to assure policies are understood and implemented and that the needs of the field supervisors are understood and considered, to ensure effective and efficient operation.
  • Plans and directs park and recreation facility acquisition, development and improvement.
  • Formulates rules and regulations governing the use of park and recreational facilities and activities and the amount of fees to be charged for the use of special facilities.
  • Inspects automotive and other mechanical equipment and orders repairs when necessary; recommends any necessary equipment.
  • Supervises the maintenance of materials and supplies and equipment use record.
  • Develops hiring criteria, conducts interviews, and selects candidates.
  • Reviews and revises plans and operating procedures of a diversified recreation program.
  • Studies park and public recreational needs, examines programs of other cities to determine their applicability to fit local needs.
  • Investigates grant availability and writes grant applications.
  • Reviews, advises and participates in the preparation of annual budget and service requests for the division.
  • Evaluates all services, programs and staff and recommends any necessary changes to the Field Services Director.
  • Prepares correspondence, reports and executive summaries; analyzes reports and makes recommendations accordingly.
  • Serves as departmental staff representative to the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board and works closely with Board to improve the parks and recreational opportunities within the community.
  • Answers questions, concerns, and complaints for the Parks and Recreation 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

Extensive experience of a progressively responsible nature in organized parks and recreational activities, including supervisory experience, and graduation from a college or university of recognized standing with major course work in recreation or physical education, public administration or recreation administration; 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 objective and ideals of a municipal park and recreation service, including a thorough understanding of all activities which make up a well-balanced community recreational program; comprehensive knowledge of facilities and equipment needed in maintaining a wide variety of special facilities; thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of public administration with special reference to supervision of personnel and budget administration; thorough knowledge of the methods, equipment and materials used in parks and ground maintenance, including knowledge of landscaping, horticulture and gardening and equipment; ability to direct a large division concerned with varied activities; ability to organize the seasonal changes in operations; ability to plan and direct the design and development of park and recreational facilities and improvements; ability to plan and supervise the work of others; ability to secure grants; ability to establish and maintain cooperative relations with municipal officials and the public, and to promote community interest and enthusiasm in recreational activities.

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 the general public, City officials, City staff, business representatives, and other governmental agencies.

Work Environment

Seventy 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. 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

Parks Maintenance Field Supervisor - IV-6555

Category
PATS
Department
Parks and Recreation
Pay Rate
S20
Job Code
IV-6555

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under the general direction of the Field Services Manager, serves as chief supervisor for park operations in the administration of the Parks and Recreation Division. This includes planning, supervising and overseeing the park maintenance, tree removal and trimming, and public cemetery operations within the 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.

  • Ensures compliance with City policies.
  • Prepares and maintains Operating and CIP budgets.
  • Responds to inquiries, complaints, and requests from the public.
  • Supervises plans, organizes and coordinates work activities of all employees within park operations.
  • Inspects projects and work of park operation employees to ensure they are in compliance with assigned tasks and acceptable standards.
  • Handles inquiries, complaints, and requests for volunteer/community service projects from the general public.
  • Administers inventory and work orders associated with materials, supplies and equipment on an annual and daily basis for park operations.
  • Maintains necessary personnel, sick leave and vacation reports; prepares personnel reports on as needed basis; evaluates employees on annual, quarterly and daily basis for job performance.
  • Supervises training of employees; ensures proper safety, technical, and customer service standards.
  • Identifies, prepares, and justifies annual budget and capital improvement project requests for park operations.
  • Coordinates processes associated with interviewing and hiring of promotional, new hire and seasonal employees within park operations.
  • Advises Field Services Manager concerning present, short-term, and long-range strategic planning efforts for park operations.
  • 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

Extensive current knowledge of the materials, methods, equipment and practices, and trends of construction, maintenance, and turf care; ability to plan, lay out, coordinate, inspect, and schedule the work of divisional employees; ability to interpret and work from blueprints and construction specification documents; ability to develop and implement a playground safety program; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, superiors and the general public; ability to resolve conflicts with employees; ability to perform some 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 issued by the State of Iowa. Preferably status as a Certified Leisure Professional (CLP).

City of Sioux City

Parts Clerk

Category
Bargaining Units
Department
Central Maintenance Garage
Job Type
Non-Exempt
Pay Rate
$17.72 - $19.60
Job Code
IV-1007

Date Adopted
09/11/2017
Date Revised
08/2017
Approved Res.No
2017-0867/September 11, 2017
Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

Under general supervision, performs clerical work and physical labor involving the receipt, storage, accounting for and compilation of orders for tools, parts, equipment, and supplies in a storage area; 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.

  • Inventories and verifies the delivery of items by the receiving department; checks against purchase order to insure proper quantity and quality.
  • Checks labels to insure that agency code numbers are correct; places items in correct storage or bin area according to stock code number.
  • Compiles orders received by requisition, telephone, and over-the-counter; completes stock issue form when applicable.
  • Cross matches original part number with general replacement part number by using the manufacturers' parts catalogs.
  • Packages and crates outgoing orders to minimize damage or loss.
  • Completes forms necessary for the return of items to stock, for repair, or for transfer from one cost center to another.
  • Performs custodial duties required to maintain the cleanliness and order of the facility.
  • Assists in conducting both regular and irregular physical inventories.
  • Sorts freight for delivery.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with users and determine their needs in order to compile and ship requisition requests.
  • Ability to learn the stock coding system and the location of regular stock items.
  • Ability to perform physical labor such as lifting, carrying, and loading supplies and equipment for a prolonged period of time.
  • Ability to use manual and mechanized stock handling equipment such as hand and mechanical lift trucks and carts.
  • Maintains good public relations through courteous and prompt attention to all requests for parts 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 ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Cognitive Demands, Skills and AbilitiesAbility 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 proper storage methods and procedures; knowledge of standard items stocked in the facility as well as their use; displays high standards of ethical conduct and exhibits honesty and integrity, as well as, refrains from theft-related, dishonest or unethical behavior; committed to quality service. 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 judgment in making decisions in accordance with established policies and regulations. Demonstrates responsible behavior and attention to detail; fosters commitment and team spirit.

Language Ability and Interpersonal CommunicationRequires 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.

Work EnvironmentWhile 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:  Possession of a valid Commercial Driver's License issued by the State of Iowa required.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND ACCEPTABLE EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:

Graduation from standard high school or GED equivalent and/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.

City of Sioux City

Planner - IV-4050

Category
PATS
Department
Community Development
Pay Rate
S18
Job Code
IV-4050

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under the general direction of the Community Development Director, performs high level and responsible professional work in analysis and interpretation of economic, social and other data as related to City planning 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.

  • Develops long and short-term land use plans to provide for growth and revitalization of urban, suburban, and rural neighborhoods.
  • Develops specific plans for historic preservation, urban design and renewal, neighborhoods, and industrial and parks.
  • Provides technical information to City departments and City Council concerning social, economic, and environmental issues.
  • Manages specific redevelopment projects and prepares redevelopment studies.
  • Participates in the development and implementation of a City-wide comprehensive economic development strategy.
  • Helps local officials make decisions concerning social, economic and environmental problems.
  • Prepares reports that include information on the location and capacity of streets, highways, water and sewer lines, schools, libraries, and cultural and recreational sites.
  • Forecasts future trends in employment, housing, transportation, and/or population.
  • Confers with land developers, civic leaders, and public officials.
  • Confers with developers, consultants, citizens and public officials on matters concerning the development of planning strategies, compliance with development requirements, and the implementation of community development related projects.
  • Coordinates planning and development activities with other City departments and outside entities.
  • Develops and presents recommendations on a variety of planning issues to various City boards and commissions and to City Council.
  • Coordinates and participates in development and urban design review.
  • Reviews subdivision plans for compliance with applicable regulations.
  • Procures and manages consultant contracts associated with planning and policy studies.
  • Represents the City at meetings with developers, citizen groups and outside agencies.
  • 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 urban and regional planning, urban design, geography, 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

Knowledge of the principles and practices of City planning as they pertain to the design and development of urban and regional areas, zoning, urban renewal and revitalization activities; knowledge of demographic, historic preservation, urban design, economic development, and environmental standards and principals; knowledge of, or ability to gain knowledge of the Municipal Code pertaining to planning, zoning, urban renewal and revitalization; knowledge of the techniques required in the preparation of maps, charts, sketches and complex graphics; ability to understand/interpret construction drawings and specifications; knowledge of, or the ability to gain knowledge of Geographic Information Systems; knowledge of the principles of research and of standard sources and uses of socioeconomic information; knowledge of research methodology and of standard statistical procedures; ability to plan, organize and carry out moderately complex research projects effectively; ability to select proper research methodology and to apply it to planning, zoning, renewal and revitalization problems; ability to present results of research effectively in oral, written and graphic form; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates, municipal officials, representatives of other agencies, board members and members of the general public.

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

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

Plans Examiner - IV-4150

Category
PATS
Department
Inspection Services
Pay Rate
S19
Job Code
IV-4150

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under the general direction of the Inspection Services Division Manager, reviews all construction plans and activities to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local codes. Reviews and approves all building construction project plans, specifications, and related documents, including zoning clearance. Implements the process of issuance of all building construction related permits. Monitors progress of each building construction project through field inspectors to assure that all required inspections are performed and that all required construction features are in place at time of completion and issuance of Certificate of Occupancy (C.O.).

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 and examines construction plans.
  • Meets with architects, contractors, and developers to discuss plans.
  • Responds to citizens’ complaints and questions.
  • Serves as Development Review Committee Coordinator.
  • Attends departmental staff meetings.
  • Trains and educates staff.
  • Reviews building construction plans prior to permit issuance for compliance with all City codes and policies, including zoning.
  • Notifies applicants, i.e, architects, owners, and contractors of defects or omissions in building construction plans and follows-up to assure that plans are corrected prior to construction.
  • Calculates all building construction related customer fees.
  • Tracks all building construction projects from initial permit issuance to completion and final approval.
  • Directs all City field inspectors as required to assure that all building construction and related work is performed in compliance with codes.
  • Reviews the work of all field inspectors engaged in inspecting all aspects of building construction projects during the process of construction, alteration, and repair.
  • Works with Planning Division staff and Inspection Services Division staff to continuously monitor and improve the permit issuance and inspection process.
  • Supervises the issuance of all building construction related permits.
  • Informs contractors and general public regarding zoning requirements for all building activities.
  • 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 college or university with a major in engineering, architecture or closely related field, any two years of practical experience in building construction, design, or inspection type work at a skilled, full performance level. Any equivalent combination in which an additional two years of experience may substitute for one year of formal education which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Requires possession of current Plans Examiner certificate issued by the International Code Council or ability to obtain such certification within a reasonable period (no more than 18 months) following appointment to the position. Requires ability to read and interpret building plans, to enforce code requirements consistently and equitably and to communicate effectively with contactors, property owners and others.

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 codes, regulations and ordinances governing building construction in Sioux City; good knowledge of principles and practices of zoning, other development regulations and applicable land use law; some knowledge of building construction, land development and site engineering; ability to maintain effective working relationships with municipal officials, contractors, architects, building professionals, property owners, the general public and other staff, ability to understand general zoning, sign regulations, floodplain management regulations in particular, and other regulations; ability to participate in planning, organizing, and maintaining a City-wide inspection program; ability to plan, assign, supervise and review the work of various field inspectors, ability to explain, interpret and enforce codes, regulations and ordinances firmly, tactfully and impartially; capacity to exercise excellent judgment in working with persons unfamiliar with regulations; ability to present ideas effectively orally and in writing and to speak publicly.

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. 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

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.

City of Sioux City

Police Officer - IV-5015

Category
Police
Department
Police Department
Job Type
Non-Exempt
Pay Rate
P01
Job Code
IV-5015

Date Revised
March 15, 1999
Approved Res.No
1999-07617
Job Description

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Performs general duty police work in the protection of life and property through the enforcement of laws and ordinances; does related work as required.

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: This is general duty police work in the protection of life and property through the enforcement of laws and ordinances and related preventive and investigative work. Work involves the responsibility for performing police assignments which are received from officers of superior rank. Work normally consists of patrol, traffic regulations, and investigative duties in a designated area on an assigned watch which may be performed in patrol vehicles, motorcycles, or on foot. Work may involve an element of personal danger and employees must be able to act without direct supervision and to exercise independent judgment in meeting emergencies. Incumbents in this class may receive special assignments which call upon specialized abilities and knowledge usually acquired through training courses or experience on the Police Department. Assignments and general instructions are received from a superior officer who reviews work methods and results through reports, personal inspection, and discussion.

EXAMPLES OF WORK: (Illustrative only)

  • Patrols a designated area of the City on foot, motorcycle, or in a patrol vehicle to preserve law and peace, to prevent and discover the commission of crime, and to enforce traffic and parking regulations;
  • Checks buildings, parks, playgrounds, and neighborhoods for evidence of burglaries, vandalism, and suspicious activity;
  • Answers calls and complaints involving accidents, thefts, public and domestic disturbances, intoxication, fires, and other misdemeanors and felonies, and provides a variety of other miscellaneous services;
  • Evacuates people from dangerous areas;
  • Drives a motor vehicle under emergency conditions;
  • Controls, regulates, and directs vehicular and pedestrian traffic;
  • Issues citations for traffic, non-traffic, and parking offenses;
  • Conducts accident investigations providing first-aid for the injured and requests emergency assistance, and takes safeguards to prevent further accidents;
  • Interviews principals and witnesses at accident scenes, secures scene, takes written statements, examines vehicles in roadway observing traffic control devices and obstructions to view, measures skid marks, takes street measurements, and prepares collision diagrams, collects physical evidence, clears accident scene of obstructions and wreckage and maintains traffic flow;
  • Administers roadside sobriety tests using breathalyzers;
  • Advises persons of constitutional rights;
  • Identifies and apprehends offenders and seizes contraband;
  • Handcuffs and transports prisoners;
  • Subdues and arrests re