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Crossing Guard

DEPARTMENT: Public Works

POSITION TITLE: Crossing Guard


SALARY RANGE:$13.00 a crossing

DUTIES/RESPONSIBLITIES: Work is performed outside in all types of weather and is primarily of a physical nature.  Rate of pay for this position is $13.00 per crossing.  Working hours will fall between 7-9 am and 2:10-3:40 pm, Monday through Friday. Guards will be posted at the following times and locations on school days:

  • 7 a.m. to 7:35 a.m., and 2:35 p.m. to 2:55 p.m. - South Street at Summit Street, Lafayette Road at Alumni Drive; (Portsmouth High School)
  • 7:15 a.m. to 7:40 a.m., and 2:15 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. - Parrott Ave. at Richards Ave. and at Richards Ave. and Middle St. (Portsmouth Middle School)
  • 7:50 a.m. to 8:15 a.m., and 2:35 p.m. to 2:55 p.m. - Dennett Street at Franklin Drive (New Franklin School)
  • 8:20 a.m. to 8:50 a.m., and 3 p.m. to 3:20 p.m. - South Street at Junkins Avenue, Clough Drive and Sagamore Avenue (Little Harbor School)
  • 8:25 a.m. to 9 a.m., and 3:15 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. - Van Buren Avenue at Fillmore Road. (Dondero School)

SCOPE OF EXAMINATION:
Competitive Examination which includes a personal interview
Finalist must complete pre-employment screening, drug testing & background check.


APPLY TO:

Dianna Fogarty
Human Resources Director
City of Portsmouth
1 Junkins Avenue
Portsmouth, NH 03801

(603) 610 - 7270

Click Here to apply by email or Click Here to download an application form


Please include which position you are applying for.

The City of Portsmouth is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DATE POSTED8/26/2015  


Part-Time Administrative Clerk (25 hrs/week)

DEPARTMENT: Inspection

POSITION TITLE: Part-Time Administrative Clerk (25 hrs/week)

CLASSIFICATION LEVEL:: 7

SALARY RANGE: $18.14

QUALIFICATIONS: An applicant for this position must have graduated from high school or earned a graduate equivalent diploma (GED), including or supplemented by courses in commercial subjects, typing; and passing proficiency in at least one industry standard Microsoft Word and Excel processing software application or an equivalent combination of training and experience. A working knowledge of American business, English and arithmetic is preferred, and applicants must have at least five years of clerical experience which involved interacting with the public to disseminate information.

DUTIES/RESPONSIBLITIES:   Performs administrative and clerical work of moderate difficulty involving filing, and assisting the public with inquiries, complaints, and problem resolution.  An individual may be required to compile information form a variety of sources and prepare reports, track documents, and research answers to questions related to the area of assignment.

EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  1. Answers the telephone and interacts with the public to respond to inquiries by giving information about schedules, events, policies, guidelines, procedures, or the status of departmental activities.  Answers emergency and on-emergency calls from the public, transfers calls or directs calls to other city departments.  Schedules appointments for inspectors using Microsoft Outlook.
  2. Processes permits; verifies deposit reports; disperses reports and files office copies and performs other tasks necessary to close permits.  Updates information into the Assessing computer system.
  3. Establishes and maintains alphabetic and numerical files so that documents can be filed and retrieved in an orderly fashion.
  4. Enters and retrieves information from a computer in order to perform research, update records, process transactions, or respond to requests for information.  Formats, prepares and distributes computer reports and computer files.
  5. Complies information from a variety of available sources in order to complete required routine reports concerning the department's operations, productivity, revenue, etc.
  6. Logs, tracks, and maintains records on department or unit activities.
  7. Processes and distributes departmental mail and collects money in all assigned departments.
  8. Performs related work as required as well as other duties as may be assigned from time to time by the supervisor.

SCOPE OF EXAMINATION:
Competitive Examination which includes a personal interview
Finalist must complete pre-employment screening, drug testing & background check.


APPLY TO:

Dianna Fogarty
Human Resources Director
City of Portsmouth
1 Junkins Avenue
Portsmouth, NH 03801

(603) 610 - 7270

Click Here to apply by email or Click Here to download an application form


Please include which position you are applying for.

The City of Portsmouth is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DATE POSTEDJuly 30, 2015  

 


 

Sanitation Laborer

DEPARTMENT: Public Works

POSITION TITLE: Sanitation Laborer

CLASSIFICATION LEVEL: 6

SALARY RANGE: $17.84 - $19.65

QUALIFICATIONS:Applicants for this position must have graduated from high school or earned a graduate equivalent diploma (GED), must possess or obtain within 6 months, a valid Class B commercial driver's license, a working knowledge of how to care for, operate and use refuse collection equipment and associated hand tools and have not less than six months successful work experience.

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:    The purposes of this position are to pick up and otherwise clear refuse, garbage, vegetation and other debris in all weather conditions from curbs and roadsides and leave collection areas generally clean.  Other seasonal clearing and cleaning operations are also performed.  The work involves constant safety awareness, the ability to recognize and take appropriate actions regarding hazardous materials and to use hand tools. Performance is subject to review according to the City's personnel plan through observation, reports and the results achieved. 

SCOPE OF EXAMINATION:
Competitive Examination which includes a personal interview
Finalist must complete pre-employment screening, drug testing & background check.


APPLY TO:

Dianna Fogarty
Human Resources Director
City of Portsmouth
1 Junkins Avenue
Portsmouth, NH 03801

(603) 610 - 7270

Click Here to apply by email or Click Here to download an application form


Please include which position you are applying for.

The City of Portsmouth is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DATE POSTEDJuly 23, 2015  

CLOSING DATE: Until Filled


 

Part-time Parking Enforcement Officer (20-25 Hours a Week)

DEPARTMENT: Public Works-Parking & Transportation

POSITION TITLE: Part-time Parking Enforcement Officer (20-25 Hours a Week)

 

SALARY RANGE: $14.38 an hour

QUALIFICATIONS:Applicants for this position must have a high school diploma or certificate of equivalency; and be able to demonstrate the ability to proficiently operate hand held computer ticketing machines at the conclusion of the probationary period.

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:     Work is performed outside in all types of weather and is primarily of a physical nature, requiring the ability to walk and be on one's feet for up to 4 hours and to place a restrictive "boot" on vehicle wheels.  Working Hours will fall between 9:00am-7:00pm Monday-Saturday, and 12:00pm-7:00pm Sundays. 

SCOPE OF EXAMINATION:
Competitive Examination which includes a personal interview
Finalist must complete pre-employment screening, drug testing & background check.


APPLY TO:

Dianna Fogarty
Human Resources Director
City of Portsmouth
1 Junkins Avenue
Portsmouth, NH 03801

(603) 610 - 7270

Click Here to apply by email or Click Here to download an application form


Please include which position you are applying for.

The City of Portsmouth is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DATE POSTEDJune 10, 2015  

CLOSING DATE: Until Filled

 


Summer Laborer

DEPARTMENT: Public Works

POSITION TITLE:Summer Laborer


SALARY RANGE: $10.00

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES/QUALIFICATIONS:                  
Full-time seasonal laborers for the Public Works Department to perform routine indoor/outdoor maintenance/construction work.  Operates vehicles, services, cleans vehicles/equipment.  Finalist applicants must complete drug testing. Portsmouth resident preferred.  EOE

SCOPE OF EXAMINATION:
Competitive Examination which includes a personal interview
Finalist must complete pre-employment screening, drug testing & background check.


APPLY TO:

Dianna Fogarty
Human Resources Director
City of Portsmouth
1 Junkins Avenue
Portsmouth, NH 03801

(603) 610 - 7270

Click Here to apply by email or Click Here to download an application form


Please include which position you are applying for.

The City of Portsmouth is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DATE POSTEDJune 10, 2015

CLOSING DATE: Until Filled