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JOB TITLE
LAB TECHNICIAN - F/T

DEPARTMENT
WASTEWATER

WAGE SCALE
$26.84/hr

CLASSIFICATION
AFSCME

REPORTS TO:
ASSISTANT SUPERINTENDENT

JOB SUMMARY:

The position of Wastewater Laboratory Technician works at the direction of, and under the supervision of, the Assistant Wastewater Superintendent. The Laboratory Technician shall perform laboratory analysis, assist in the implementation and operation of the wastewater treatment system and other related work. Responsible for the accuracy and methods of all laboratory analysis. The work is performed in accordance with Federal, State and local regulations and is under the direct supervision of the Assistant Superintendent. 


The Wastewater Laboratory Technician is on call twenty-four hours a day and is responsible for analyzing water samples such as municipal and industrial wastewater and sludge for various chemical analyses, including wet chemistry, physical properties, biological and instrumental analyses. Must follow standard methods and possess good analytical techniques.  Laboratory personnel are required to collect samples. Required to answer phones, assist with resident calls, and perform payroll reconciliation. Responsible for maintaining and ordering laboratory supplies. A Class I Wastewater Analyst Certificate is required or must be obtained within 18 months from the date of promotion or hire.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

The following list of essential job functions is not exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.
  • Organize, collate, compile, and classify information. Check data for correct recording, and accuracy of calculations in reports, computers, spreadsheets, and QC samples 
  • Maintain quality control for instrumentation and analyses performed
  • Perform specialized and complex chemical, bacteriological and physical tests and analyses of raw, partially treated and treated waste water and by-products to determine efficiency of waste water treatment plant processes.
  • Provide spoken and written information to managers and supervisors and brief appropriate individual on tasks, situations, or if control parameters are exceeded by critically examining all information for accuracy and quality
  • Maintain Lab in a neat and orderly fashion 
  • Order additional samples for testing and quality control situations as necessary to assure accuracy and precision. 
  • Keep detailed records and write reports 
  • Prepare and/or assist management with the preparation of EPA compliance reporting 
  • Prepare orders for laboratory supplies and maintain inventory 
  • Keep abreast of developments in the field learning analytical tests, methods and techniques by attending periodic workshops and classes 
  • Preserve and aliquot samples 
  • Interface with commercial and other wastewater laboratories when needed.
Required to perform the following Administrative functions:
  • Answering telephones including residential calls in a polite and concise manner 
  • Prepare purchase requisition and process purchase orders for plant/laboratory equipment for  supplies and services 
  • Prepare bid packages and attend bid openings for items and/or services relating to the Wastewater Treatment Plant 
  • Maintain/Balance Petty Cash account used for small purchases and requesting reimbursement from the Finance Department when necessary 
  • Verify time records through ADP application for all employees on a bi/weekly basis and maintain payroll records 
  • Prepare an Overtime Report on a weekly basis for the Assistant Superintendent 
  • Prepare letters/ memos for Assistant Superintendents/Superintendent

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
:

  • Skilled in laboratory procedures for wastewater treatment facilities  
  • General knowledge of EPA regulations and parameters as they apply to the wastewater treatment works 
  • Working knowledge of laboratory equipment 
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships  
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment in evaluating situations and in making decisions  
  • Ability to follow detailed and specific verbal and written instructions 
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing 
  • Ability to learn new laboratory analysis methods 
  • Ability to interact with customers in a professional manner

QUALIFICATIONS, TRAINING, AND EXPERIENCE
:

  •  A current valid State of Ohio Driver’s License 
  • Minimum of a High School Diploma or Equivalent with a strong background in Chemistry and/or Biology  
  • Must possess or be capable of obtaining a Class I Wastewater Analyst Certificate 
  • A minimum of two (2) years of laboratory experience in a related field
  • Knowledge of wastewater facilities, methods, and procedures as it pertains to the laboratory and treatment plant 
  • Possess good communication skills and the ability to coordinate work with others 
  • A working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and report writers 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENTS
:


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. The work environment characteristics are those encountered while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee has the ability to work safely. A majority of time spent standing using eye protection with up to 20% time spent sitting and walking.  The position requires occasional stooping, kneeling and climbing.  Up to 10% time spent out of the laboratory collecting samples or in office area. Plant personnel may be exposed to hazardous chemicals. The Laboratory Technician may be required to collect samples on special occasions.  This may require the Laboratory Technician to enter area using ladders or steep stairs or to enter unstable areas near deep, turbulent water. 


Applications can be submitted in person at City Hall or emailed to rsmith@northroyalton.org and will be accepted until the position is filled.

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 JOB TITLE

P/T CLERICAL 1

DEPARTMENT
POLICE

WAGE SCALE
$13.74/HR

GENERAL STATEMENT OF WORK:

Reception duties, Jail/Building Security and processing of police records/citations.

JOB DESCRIPTION RELATED TO CLERK DUTIES:
  • Assist public at walk-in window, gather information and direct as necessary.
  • Process citations, tow tags, reports, formal complaints and warrants as necessary.
  • Performs other related duties as required.
JOB DESCRIPTION RELATED TO JAIL OPERATIONS:

Maintain security of the jail and building perimeter:
  • Monitor the building perimeter through use of CCTV 
  • Verify authorized personnel who wish to gain entry into the interior of the police department and either permit or deny as necessary 
  • Maintain control in electronically opening and closing doors with access into the interior of the police department 
  • Operate the departmental fire alarm box and provide information as necessary to the appropriate personnel 
  • Monitor jail operations through use of CCTV and assist the jail staff by providing the assistance needed in the jail with city assets or those provided by mutual aid agreements 
  • Verify authorized personnel who wish to enter or exit the jail perimeter and either permit or deny as necessary 
  • Maintain control in electronically opening / closing doors with access into the perimeter of the jail Maintain control in electronically unlocking and locking doors within the jail perimeter 
  • Assist jail staff in electronically limiting or isolating jail services  
  • Maintain physical control over keys assigned to the control center and physically open or close any doors as necessary when directed by the jail staff.
Provide information requested by appropriate personnel for departmental operations:
  • Query and relay criminal history information to appropriate personnel for investigative and operational concerns 
  • Query and relay warrant information to the jail staff on any subjects who are either brought into the jail or are about to be  released from jail 
  • Query and/or relay information to the jail staff regarding subjects who are visiting prisoners in jail or have concerns about those held in jail 
  • Provide necessary information to the jail staff regarding records management 
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
  • Must be a high school graduate or have equivalent certification (G.E.D.);
  • Must be at least 18 years old at time of appointment; 
  • Must be willing and able to work rotating shifts, weekends, holidays and overtime;  
  • Must be able to operate communications equipment including, but not limited to, telephone, radio, and computer; 
  • Must have good, accurate typing skills and use proper grammar, vocabulary, and punctuation; 
  • If not State certified in LEADS and NCIC, must be willing and able to attain certification upon employment. 

Applications can be submitted in person at City Hall or emailed to rsmith@northroyalton.org and will be accepted until the position is filled.

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JOB TITLE
:

LABORER II

CLASSIFICATION:
AFSCME

DEPARTMENT:
WASTEWATER

SALARY:
$24.09-26.44/hr

REPORTS TO:
Asst. Superintendent Maintenance

JOB SUMMARY:

The position of Laborer II shall be considered a skilled laborer. Under general supervision being able to lead and perform basic maintenance and repairs on wastewater facilities, cleaning and maintenance of pump stations, and collection systems. The Laborer is on call twenty-four hours a day and must provide his or her own transportation to and from the job site.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

The following list of essential job functions is not exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.
  •  Comprehend the wastewater treatment processes and the collection system.
  • Lead and perform in the work of a crew engaged in the inspection and maintenance of sanitary sewers and related appurtenances. 
  • Inspect to insure proper operation and maintenance of pump stations.
  • Operate a variety of sewer cleaning equipment used to maintain the collection system. 
  • Operate, clean and maintain trucks, cars, dump trucks, blowers, generators, pneumatic equipment and power tools. 
  • Assist personnel in performance of maintenance and repair tasks, material and equipment handling and safety for maintenance and inspection crews.
  • Assist in equipment set-up, breakdown and assist in traffic control. 
  • Operate sewer inspection equipment. 
  • Capable of performing duties of Sewer Inspector, when needed. 
  • Observe safe work practices and ensure that work does not endanger others.
  • Perform general housekeeping work including the maintenance of grounds.
  • Perform additional duties as needed when required by the Maintenance Supervisor. 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

The desired candidate will have experience in the operation and maintenance of wastewater treatment plan and collection systems. Additional related education may be substituted for work experience.

Must have the ability to pull a minimum of 100 pounds dead weight from the bottom of a twenty-foot manhole and remove a standard size manhole cover (minimum weight 150 pounds) unaided. Ability to do strenuous manual work under varying weather conditions. Must have the ability to enter manholes.  Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with subordinates, peers, and supervisors. Ability to exercise sound judgment in evaluating situations and in making decisions. Ability to follow verbal and written instructions. Must have the ability to communicate effectively and appropriately with the public.


QUALIFICATION, TRAINING, AND EXPERIENCE:

High School Diploma or Equivalent and possess a current valid State of Ohio Commercial Driver License (CDL), and obtain a tanker endorsement. The ability to learn new equipment and procedures used in the treatment processes.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENTS:

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. The work environment characteristics are those encountered while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee has the ability to work safely. Standing, walking, use hands and fingers, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. Occasionally required to sit, climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

The ability to work in enclosed or confined spaces. Must not have claustrophobic tendencies.


Applications can be submitted in person at City Hall or emailed to rsmith@northroyalton.org and will be accepted until the position is filled.


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JOB TITLE
P/T LABORER I

DEPARTMENT
SERVICE

WAGE SCALE
$14.63/HR

JOB SUMMARY:

The Part-Time Laborer reports to the Service Director. This is a non-supervisory position engaged in construction, repair and maintenance of city infrastructure.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

The following list of essential job functions is not exclusive or all-inclusive.  Other duties may be required and assigned. 
  • Perform general labor duties including recycle yard and street and infrastructure repairs
  • Operate a variety of small hand tools 
  • Perform traffic control duties 
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
  • Mechanically inclined.
  • Knowledge of uses and purposes of general construction tools and equipment; safe work practices.
  • Ability to perform unskilled and semi-skilled tasks in a variety of construction and maintenance activities; perform heavy manual labor; learn to operate a variety of construction and maintenance equipment.
  • Ability to work independently in the absence of specific instructions, manage time, prioritize tasks, and work under pressure.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing.
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment in evaluating situations and in making decisions; problem solve.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with subordinates, peers, and supervisors. 
QUALIFICATIONS, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:
  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Must possess Ohio Driver License and have a strong driving record
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENTS:

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.  The work environment characteristics are those encountered while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee has the ability to work safely; Standing, walking, use hands and fingers, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. Occasionally required to sit, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, participate in recreation activities might occur. Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 60 pounds. Repetitive use of computer keyboard. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet in the office and moderate to loud in the field.


To apply: Interested individuals are requested to complete an application found at the bottom of this page or at City Hall, 14600 State Road North Royalton, Ohio 44133.

Applications can be submitted in person at City Hall or emailed to rsmith@northroyalton.org and will be accepted until the position is filled.



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The City of North Royalton is an Equal Opportunity Employer.