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Human Resources Generalist - Stacy Johnson

HUMAN RESOURCES GENERALIST

Stacy Johnson

email sjohnson@jasper-ga.us


JOB OPENINGS


A. IDENTIFICATION INFORMATION | PRINT VERSION picture_as_pdf
1. Job Title: CITY MANAGER
2. Department: Executive | Division: N/A
3. FLSA Classification: Exempt
Pay Grade:

THIS POSITION IS OPEN FROM 2/12/24 – 2/26/24.

B. INTRODUCTORY STATEMENT
The Mayor and Council shall appoint a City Manager who shall be the Chief Executive Officer and the head of the administrative branch of the city government.

C. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
1. To see that all laws and ordinances of the city are enforced
2. To appoint, subject to the confirmation of the Mayor and Council, the heads of such departments as the Mayor and Council shall from time to time establish, and to appoint, without the confirmation of the Mayor and Council, such other officers and employees as may be necessary and proper. Provided that excepted from this power of appointment are its officers and employees who, by the City Charter, are appointed or elected by the Mayor and Council.
3. To remove department heads of the City of Jasper only after formal consultation with the Mayor and Council; to remove other officers and employees of the City of Jasper without the consultation of the Mayor and Council: Provided he/she shall not have the right to remove those officers and employees who by the City Charter, are appointed or elected by the Mayor and Council. 4. To fix all salaries and compensation of the department heads of the various City departments within the minimum and maximum limits prescribed by Council, and to fix all salaries and compensation of all other City employees lawfully employed by him/her.
5. To exercise supervision and control of all departments of the City that are now or may hereafter be created by the Mayor and Council, except as otherwise provided for by the City Charter.
6. To attend all meetings of the Mayor and Council, with a right to take part in the discussion but having no vote. The City Manager shall be entitled to notice of all special meetings of the Mayor and Council.
7. To recommend to the Mayor and Council the adoption of such measures, ordinances and resolutions as he/she may deem necessary or expedient.
8. To make and execute all lawful contracts, except as otherwise provided for herein, on behalf of the City as to matters within his jurisdiction, except such as may be otherwise provided by law or by ordinances passed by the Mayor and Council.
9. The City Manager shall, in accordance with the City’s budgeting process, submit to the Mayor and Council for their consideration a budget of the proposed expenditures of the City for the ensuing year, the probable revenue for that year and from what sources it is expected. Said annual budget shall be divided by calendar months and shall show in as much detail as practicable the amount allotted to each department of the City government. Said budget, as submitted by the City Manager, shall be subject to the approval of the Mayor and Council who may make such changes therein as they shall deem advisable. Upon the approval of said annual budget by said Mayor and Council, thereafter, no part of any amount allotted to any department shall be expended by the City Manager on account of any other department except in accordance with a budget amendment approved by the Mayor and Council.
10. To keep the Mayor and Council at all times fully advised as to the financial condition and needs of the City.
11. To make a full report to the Mayor and Council at the first meeting thereof in each month, showing the operations and expenditures of each department of the City government for the preceding month.
12. To perform such other duties as may be required by ordinance or resolution of the Mayor and Council.
13. The City Manager shall be the purchasing agent for the City and shall make all purchases of supplies for the various departments of the City and shall approve all vouchers for the same.
14. The City Manager, before entering upon the discharge of his duties, shall give such bond, conditioned in such manner, as the Mayor and Council shall require and the City Manager shall have authority to require of all employees under his/her jurisdiction such bond, under such conditions as he/she shall require, and all of such bonds shall be payable to the City of Jasper, and its successors, for the benefit of the City and all premiums on all such bonds shall be paid by the City.
15. Within thirty (30) days after the end of each calendar year, the City Manager shall submit a detailed financial report of the affairs of the City, which report shall be audited by the City auditor.
16. The City Manager shall be designated and given authority to delegate duties as the purchasing agent and the personnel officer of the City of Jasper. The City Manager shall have responsibility for preparing and implementing the budget following budgetary review and adoption by the City Council in a regular meeting. All department heads employed by the City shall be administratively accountable to the City Manager. All appointed officers or other agents employed by the legislative body shall be administratively communicative with the City Manager.

D. OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS
1. Develops and implements long-term and short-term city goals.
2. Works with staff, elected and appointed officials to establish and proof agendas for work sessions, council meetings, city commission and city authority meetings.
3. Attends city meetings to provide feedback and support.
4. Works with staff to oversee capital projects; coordinate with engineers, architects, contractors and other government officials; negotiates easements and rights-of-way; negotiates for the acquisition of property for city use.
5. Participates in monthly staff meetings with department heads to ensure that all staff are aware of issues and that relevant information is disseminated.
6. Meets with developers, builders, property owners, and other governments as needed.
7. Participates in and helps to plan city special events.
8. Works with staff to pursue and apply for federal and state grants for city projects and equipment.
9. Performs related duties.

E. JOB FACTOR SPECIFICATIONS
1. Job Requirements
a. Knowledge Skills and Abilities
1. Knowledge of public administration principles and practices.
2. Knowledge of management principles and practices.
3. Knowledge of relevant federal and state laws, local ordinances, and city rules and regulations.
4. Knowledge of budget preparation and finance.
5. Knowledge of computers and job-related software programs.
6. Skill in project management.
7. Skill in strategic planning.
8. Skill in establishing priorities and organizing work.
9. Skill in employee management and supervision.
10. Skill in problem solving.
11. Skill in interpersonal relations.
12. Skill in dealing with the public.
13. Skill in oral and written communication.

2. Responsibility
This position has direct supervision over City Department Heads (i.e. Finance Director, City Clerk, Development Manager, Police Chief, Fire Chief, Public Works Manager, Water/Waste Water Director).

3. Physical Effort and Work Environment
a. The work is typically performed while sitting at a desk or table or while intermittently sitting, standing or stooping.
b. The work is typically performed in an office.

4. Contacts
a. Contacts are typically with co workers, other city employees, vendors, developers, attorneys, elected and appointed officials, representatives of other government agencies, and members of the general public.
b. Contacts are typically to exchange information, motivate persons, negotiate matters, resolve problems, and provide services.

5. Guidelines
a. Guidelines include city codes and ordinances and city and department policies and procedures. These guidelines require judgment, selection, and interpretation in application. This position develops city guidelines.

6. Complexity and Scope of Work
a. The work consists of varied management duties. The variety of operations, strict regulations and the need for accuracy contribute to the complexity of the work.
b. The purpose of this position is to direct city operations. Successful performance ensures the effective and efficient operation of the city government and affects the quality of life for city residents and visitors.

7. Minimum Qualifications
a. Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with the completion of a master’s degree in a course of study related to the occupational field such as a Master of Public Administration or equivalent.
b. Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the diverse objectives and functions of the subunits in the division/department in order to direct and coordinate work within the division/department, usually interpreted to require three to five years of related experience.
c. Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver’s license issued by the State of Georgia for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.

8. Supervisory Controls
a. The Mayor and City Council assigns work in terms of city goals and objectives. Work is reviewed through conferences, reports, and observation of city activities..

TO APPLY
Cover letter, resume, City Application picture_as_pdf accepted. Application can also be picked up at Jasper City Hall, 200 Burnt Mountain Road, Jasper, GA 30143, phone 706-301-5004. Applications may be dropped off or mailed to City Hall or emailed to sjohnson@jasper-ga.us or returned to City Hall at the above address.

A. IDENTIFICATION INFORMATION | PRINT VERSION picture_as_pdf
1. Job Title: CERTIFIED WATER PLANT OPERATOR III
2. Department: Water Plant | Division: N/A
3. FLSA Classification: Non-Exempt
Pay Grade: Starting at $18.00 hr (based on education and experience) _ $1.00hr shift differential

B. INTRODUCTORY STATEMENT
This position is responsible for the operation of the water treatment plant.

C. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
1. Monitors gauges, flowmeters, charts, system control computer, etc.
2. Conducts water analysis tests such as hardness, alkalinity, PH, turbidity, chlorine residual, etc. for treatment process control.
3. Collects representative water samples to be used by other agencies for water analysis testing for regulation compliance.
4. Collects water samples to monitor and analyze residuals for disinfection and nitrification control when needed.
5. Ensures that plant operations are in compliance with operating guidelines and that treated water is safe and acceptable entering the distribution system.
6. Determines chemical feed rates and adjusts chemical dosages.
7. Determines and maintains proper flow rates in accordance with water consumption demand.
8. Monitors Waste Water Plant charts via video to check flows and return sludge levels; calls in additional personnel as needed.
9. Backwashes filters as needed.
10. Performs building and grounds maintenance as needed, including mowing, painting, cleaning, etc.
11. Performs minor corrective maintenance on plant equipment.
12. Assists with regular safety inspections of plant equipment, facilities and vehicles; records violations or potential hazards and takes corrective action.
13. Maintains treatment records for facility operations in accordance with state and federal regulations.
14. Answers phones, provides assistance, directs calls to appropriate personnel and takes messages.
15. Performs other related duties as assigned.

D. JOB FACTOR SPECIFICATIONS
1. Job Requirements
a. Knowledge Skills and Abilities
1. Knowledge of the techniques, equipment and procedures used in the treatment of safe drinking water.
2. Knowledge of city and department policies and procedures.
3. Knowledge of computer systems used in the water treatment plant.
4. Knowledge of basic math and chemistry and the ability to apply the knowledge to the water treatment process.
5. Skill in problem solving.
6. Skill in oral and written communication.
7. Ability to understand mechanical problems and equipment and to use common hand tools and other related equipment.
8. Ability to work independently and efficiently.
9. Ability to adjust work schedule to perform necessary duties.
10. Ability to handle confidential matters.

2. Responsibility
This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

3. Personal Work Relationships
a. Contacts are typically with co-workers and the general public.
b. Contacts are typically to exchange information, resolve problems and provide services.

4. Physical Effort and Work Environment
a. The work is typically performed while intermittently sitting, standing, walking, stooping, crouching or bending. The employee frequently lifts light or heavy objects, uses tools and equipment requiring a high degree of dexterity, distinguishes between shades of color and utilizes the sense of smell.
b. The work is typically performed while indoors or outdoors, sometimes in cold and inclement weather. The employee is exposed to noise, dust, dirt, grease, hazardous chemicals and machinery with moving parts. The work requires the use of protective devices such as masks, goggles, gloves, etc.

5. Guidelines
a. Guidelines include city and department policies and procedures, safety regulations, operation manuals, relevant state and federal drinking water regulations. These guidelines are generally clear and specific, but may require some interpretation in application.

6. Complexity and Scope of Work
a. The work consists of related administrative maintenance and technical duties.
b. The purpose of this position is to support and participate in the maintenance of water services. Successful performance contributes to a safe and well-maintained water system.

7. Minimum Qualifications
a. Ability to read, write and perform mathematical calculations at a level commonly associated with the completion of high school or equivalent.
b. Experience sufficient to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position, usually associated with two to five years in a similar position.
c. Possession of or ability to readily obtain a Georgia Water Treatment Plant operator license.
d. Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver’s license issued by the State of Georgia for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.

8. Supervisory Controls
a. The Water/Waste Water Director assigns work in terms of general instructions. The Director spot-checks completed work for compliance with procedures, accuracy and the nature and propriety of the final results.

TO APPLY
An application may be obtained HERE picture_as_pdf or picked up at Jasper City Hall, 200 Burnt Mountain Road, Jasper, GA 30143, phone 706-301-5004. Applications may be dropped off or mailed to City Hall or emailed to sjohnson@jasper-ga.us or returned to City Hall at the above address.
Current City of Jasper Now Hiring Firefighter / AEMT
A. IDENTIFICATION INFORMATION | PRINT VERSION picture_as_pdf
1. Job Title: FIREFIGHTER/AEMT
2. Department: Fire | Division: N/A
3. FLSA Classification: Non-Exempt
Pay Grade:

B. INTRODUCTORY STATEMENT
This position performs fire prevention and suppression, emergency medical service, and rescue activities.

C. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
1. Responds with their company to all alarms of fire or other emergencies assigned to them and assists their team in executing the orders of their superior officers.
2. Off loads necessary equipment and hoses from the truck by hand and organizes the equipment by standard procedures.
3. Connects fire hoses to fire hydrants and pumpers, directs a stream of water or chemicals by holding the nozzle and using appropriate patterns.
4. Enters and ventilates burning buildings, walking or crawling in the building, or by climbing or riding a ladder, or climbing on the structure.
5. Removes persons from danger by leading or carrying them out of the building and taking them to a safe place.
6. Administers CPR and first aid to victims until professional medical personnel arrive.
7. Moves or covers furniture and other building furnishings to protect and salvage property.
8. Attends a minimum of 208 hours of training classes each year on basic subjects such as math, chemistry, physics and communications; on practical firefighting subjects such as the behavior and movement of fire, methods of movement in burning buildings, firefighting equipment, and ropes and knots; and on fire prevention topics such as servicing fire extinguishers, in order to remain certified.
9. Participates in drills and exercises on climbing ladders, handling hoses, directing the flow of water and chemicals in different patterns and staging controlled burns.
10. Participates in mock fire calls to public institutions such as schools and hospitals.
11. Washes and polishes trucks and other firefighting apparatus; starts truck engines and checks pumps to ensure proper functioning.
12. Maintains and cleans firefighting equipment so the equipment is readily accessible for emergency calls.
13. Cleans around fire hydrants and inspects for needed repairs.
14. Performs other related duties.
15. Performs all other duties as assigned.

D. JOB FACTOR SPECIFICATIONS
1. Job Requirements
a. Knowledge Skills and Abilities
1. Knowledge of firefighting principles and practices.
2. Knowledge of the operating principles of firefighting apparatus and equipment.
3. Knowledge of the procedures for laying, connecting and advancing hose.
4. Knowledge of the standard procedures for maintaining and storing equipment and apparatus.
5. Knowledge of rules, regulations and policies of the Fire Department.
6. Skill in working as a team member in carrying out firefighting procedures.
7. Skill in responding to spontaneous verbal direction efficiently and effectively.
8. Skill in the operation, use and maintenance of standard firefighting equipment.
9. Skill in administering first aid and CPR.
10. Ability to work under stressful situations where there is danger to life and property.
11. Ability to lift and carry weights of over 75 pounds.
12. Ability to enter burning buildings and to work in heat and toxic fumes for long periods of time.
13. Ability to penetrate doors, walls, roofs, etc. with sharp hand tools.
14. Ability to wear and breath in a self-contained breathing apparatus while working.
15. Ability to climb ladders or structures 100 feet high and to work at that height.
16. Ability to remain calm in stressful situations.
17. Ability to pass a medical examination as approved by the Georgia FSTC.

2. Responsibility
a. This position has no supervision over any other employees.

3. Personal Work Relationships
a. Contacts are typically with co-workers and the general public.
b. Contacts are typically to exchange information, resolve problems and provide services.

4. Physical Effort and Work Environment
a. The work is typically performed while intermittently sitting, standing, bending, crouching or stooping. The employee frequently lifts light and heavy objects, climbs ladders, uses tools or equipment requiring a high degree of dexterity and distinguishes between shades of color.
b. The work is performed indoors and outdoors. The work requires the use of specialized firefighting equipment, including turnout gear. The employee may be exposed to dust, dirt, grease, toxic chemicals, machinery with moving parts and contagious or infectious diseases

5. Guidelines
a. Guidelines include firefighting principles, traffic laws, work safety policies, and city policies and procedures. These guidelines are generally clear and specific, but may require some interpretation in application.

6. Complexity and Scope of Work
a. The work consists of related equipment operation duties. Inclement weather, extreme temperatures and heavy traffic contribute to the complexity of the position.
b. The purpose of this position is to perform the overall provision of fire and emergency services to the citizens of the city. Successful performance helps ensure the safety of life and property.

7. Minimum Qualifications
a. High school diploma, or GED.
b. Possession of valid Class F Georgia Driver’s License.
c. NPQ Firefighter 1
d. Current Georgia State Licensed AEMT.
e. Maintain all Requirements of a State of Georgia Certified Firefighter as per OCGA Title 25-4-8

8. Supervisory Controls
a. The supervisor assigns work in terms of general instructions. The supervisor spot-checks completed work for compliance with procedures, accuracy and the nature and propriety of the final results.



INTERESTED APPLICANTS SHOULD FILL OUT THE CITY APPLICATION picture_as_pdf AND SUBMIT IT WITH A COVER LETTER AND A RESUME TO SJOHNSON@JASPER-GA.US OR DROP IT OFF AT OUR CITY HALL 200 BURNT MOUNTAIN RD, JASPER, GA 30143.
Current City of Jasper Now Hiring Mandated Police Officers
A. IDENTIFICATION INFORMATION | PRINT VERSION picture_as_pdf
1. Job Title: MANDATED POLICE OFFICER
2. Department: Police | Division: N/A
3. FLSA Classification: Non-Exempt
Pay Grade: Starting at $46,912.00

B. INTRODUCTORY STATEMENT
This position is responsible for patrolling within the city limits to control traffic, prevent crimes and arrest violators.

C. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
1. Conducts preventive patrol including making person and property inquiries and inspections focused on preventing crimes and accidents, maintaining public order and discovering hazards.
2. Responds to calls relayed by communication officers, including domestic disputes, assaults, burglaries, traffic accidents, lost or missing person searches, public service duties, stranded motorist and any other incidents that may come into the communications center.
3. Conducts preliminary investigations into traffic accidents and other incidents, including interviewing victims, complainants and witnesses; gathering information and evidence; securing crime scenes.
4. Writes and files reports on completed cases; details witness testimony and occurrence of events; describes actions taken and results obtained. 5. Apprehends, arrests, transports and processes offenders.
6. Provides assistance and back-up to other officers and agencies if necessary.
7. Directs and controls traffic.
8. Issues written citations for traffic and other minor violations.
9. Operates police communication and computer equipment to obtain, disseminate and report information.
10. Inspects and maintains assigned patrol car and uniform.
11. Helps with patrol of special events.
12. Performs related duties.

D. JOB FACTOR SPECIFICATIONS
1. Job Requirements
a. Knowledge Skills and Abilities
1. Knowledge of local ordinances and relevant state and federal laws.
2. Knowledge of criminal justice system.
3. Knowledge of crime scene processing and evidence collection methods.
4. Knowledge of criminal and motor vehicle laws.
5. Skill in the use of computers and job-related software programs.
6. Skill in the preparation of clear and precise administrative reports.
7. Skill in analyzing, decision making and problem solving.
8. Skill in the use and care of firearms and other standard and specialized equipment.
9. Skill in public relations.
10. Skill in interpersonal relations.
11. Skill in oral and written communication.

2. Responsibility
a. This position has no supervisory responsibility.

3. Personal Work Relationships
a. Contacts are typically with department personnel, other city employees, court personnel, judges, attorneys, victims, witnesses, suspects and representatives of other law enforcement agencies.
b. Contacts are typically to give or exchange information, settle matters, resolve problems and provide services.

4. Physical Effort and Work Environment
a. The work is typically performed while sitting at a desk or table or while driving, intermittently sitting, standing, stooping, walking, bending or crouching. The employee occasionally lifts light and heavy objects and uses tools or equipment requiring a high degree of dexterity, distinguishes between shades of color and utilizes the sense of smell.

b. The work is typically performed in an office and outdoors, occasionally in cold or inclement weather. The employee may be exposed to dust, dirt, grease, machinery with moving parts and contagious or infectious diseases. The work requires the use of specialized law enforcement equipment.

5. Guidelines
a. Guidelines include department policies and procedures, federal and state laws, court rules, city ordinances and ethics guidelines. These guidelines require judgment, selection and interpretation in application.

6. Complexity and Scope of Work
a. The work consists of varied administrative, investigative, law enforcement and technical duties. The broad range of decision-making activities required contributes to the complexity of the work.
b. The purpose of this position is to provide police services to the citizens of the city. Successful performance helps ensure the efficient and effective enforcement of laws and the safety of life and property.

7. Minimum Qualifications
a. Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with specialized training in the field of work, in addition to basic skills typically associated with a high school education.
b. Experience sufficient to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position, usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship or internship or having had a similar position for one to two years.
c. Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver’s license issued by the State of Georgia.
d. Ability to meet current requirements set forth by the Police Standards and Training Council for the State of Georgia.

8. Supervisory Controls
a. The Chief of Police assigns work in terms of department goals and objectives. The Chief reviews work through conferences, reports and observation of department activities.

TO APPLY
An application may be obtained HERE picture_as_pdf or picked up at Jasper City Hall, 200 Burnt Mountain Road, Jasper, GA 30143, phone 706-301-5004. Applications may be dropped off or mailed to City Hall or emailed to sjohnson@jasper-ga.us or returned to City Hall at the above address.

A. IDENTIFICATION INFORMATION | PRINT VERSION picture_as_pdf
1. Job Title: PLANNER
2. Department: Planning & Zoning | Division: N/A
3. FLSA Classification: Exempt
Pay Grade: $49,000- $64,000

B. INTRODUCTORY STATEMENT
This position is an entry level position for planning professionals. The purpose of this position is to provide accurate information to the public, professionals and colleagues regarding development within the City of Jasper.

C. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
1. Maintains a complete and thorough knowledge of the City’s Zoning, Land Development Ordinances and Erosion and Sediment Control for Georgia.
2. Encourages and promotes a culture of excellent customer service. Answers phones; provides accurate information and assistance related to zoning and general land development processes; refers to appropriate personnel when necessary.
3. Prepares responses to zoning verifications and performs verifications for occupational tax applications (business licenses).
4. Assists in interpreting and communicating Zoning Ordinances and Land Development Ordinance requirements, processes and standards to the general public and the development community.
5. Assists in processing and preparing staff reports related to re-zoning, conditional use permits, annexations, variances, special exceptions and appeals.
6. Prepares and distributes Planning & Zoning Board agendas and packets; posts agendas and packets to the City website; e-mails agendas to media and attends meetings as required.
7. Prepares meeting minutes are signed and recorded per City’s requirements.
8. Prepares public hearing advertising notices and ensures publication.
9. Reviews development plans, rezoning, variance and special use permit applications for completeness.
10. Assists in development plan review tracking and reporting.
11. Assists in research and drafting ordinance amendments.
12. Assists in site, structural, energy, electrical, plumbing and mechanical inspections.
13. Maintains and updates electronic and paper records in accordance with department retention policies.
14. Assists in processing open records requests.
15. Performs other related duties as assigned by the Development Director.

D. JOB FACTOR SPECIFICATIONS
1. Job Requirements
a. Knowledge Skills and Abilities
1. Knowledge of development and planning principles and practices.
2. Knowledge of permit processing and plan review requirements in the State of Georgia.
3. Knowledge of development regulations concerning land use and environmental matters.
4. Knowledge of or related experience and ability to learn GIS system.
5. Knowledge of research, statistical analysis and report preparation principles.
6. Knowledge of relevant federal, state and county laws, city ordinances and department policies and procedures.
7. Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe reader.
8. Skill in maintenance of files and records.
9. Skill in problem solving.
10. Skill in prioritizing and planning work.
11. Skill in interpersonal relations.
12. Skill in oral and written communication.
13. Skill in office management.
14. Ability to perform a considerable volume of detailed work in a complex and disruptive environment.

2. Responsibility
a. This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

3. Personal Work Relationships
a. Contacts are typically with co-workers, elected and appointed officials, business owners, representatives of other governmental agencies, vendors, contractors, architects, engineers, builders and the general public.
b. Contacts are typically to exchange information, negotiate matters, resolve problems and provide services.

4. Physical Effort and Work Environment
a. The work is typically performed while sitting at a desk or while intermittently sitting, standing, stooping, walking, bending. The employee occasionally lifts light objects and distinguishes between shades of color.
b. Site Visits are required for inspections and/or development review.

5. Guidelines
a. Guidelines include federal general codes and ordinances, land development regulations, state laws, Regional Commission guidelines, Water Planning District guidelines and Georgia Department of Transportation regulations. These guidelines require judgment, selection and interpretation in application.

6. Complexity and Scope of Work
a. The work consists of planning and administrative duties. Frequent interruptions contribute to the complexity of the position.
b. The purpose of this position is to provide general support for the operations of the Planning and Development Department. Successful performance helps ensure the efficiency and effectiveness of those operations.

7. Minimum Qualifications
a. Bachelor’s Degree in planning or equivalent program of study with year of experience in planning. A combination of education and experience may be applied.
b. Experience sufficient to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position, usually interpreted to require one to three years of related experience.
c. Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver’s license issued by the State of Georgia for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.

8. Supervisory Controls
a. The City Manager assigns work in terms of department goals and objectives. The manager reviews work through conferences, reports and observation of department activities.

TO APPLY
An application may be obtained HERE picture_as_pdf or picked up at Jasper City Hall, 200 Burnt Mountain Road, Jasper, GA 30143, phone 706-301-5004. Applications may be dropped off or mailed to City Hall or emailed to sjohnson@jasper-ga.us or returned to City Hall at the above address.

A. IDENTIFICATION INFORMATION | PRINT VERSION picture_as_pdf
1. Job Title: PUBLIC WORKS TECHNICIAN
2. Department: Street | Division: N/A
3. FLSA Classification: Non-Exempt
Pay Grade: $16.00 hr

B. INTRODUCTORY STATEMENT
This position performs duties related to the maintenance of city streets, grounds and infrastructure.

C. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
1. Mows and weed-eats parks, ballfields and rights-of-way.
2. Edges sidewalks.
3. Blows leaves from sidewalks and parking lots.
4. Prunes trees and shrubs.
5. Maintains landscaping; installs mulch.
6. Collects litter from right-of-way.
7. Clears and removes litter and debris from storm drains.
8. Installs and maintains street signs and pavement markings.
9. Performs asphalt repairs; patches potholes on city streets.
10. Pours, repairs and finishes concrete.
11. Assists in preparations for special city events.
12. Maintains and repairs city facilities and properties, as assigned.
13. Assists in the maintenance of department tools and equipment.
14. Assists with storm clean-up activities.
15. Responds to after-hours emergencies.
16. Applies pesticides and herbicides.
17. Picks up trash on garbage route, as needed.
18. Performs other related duties as assigned.

D. JOB FACTOR SPECIFICATIONS
1. Job Requirements
a. Knowledge Skills and Abilities
1. Knowledge of the techniques, equipment and procedures used in the maintenance of streets, parks, cemeteries, sidewalks and stormwater.
2. Knowledge of city and department policies and procedures.
3. Knowledge of the geography of the city, including street names and locations.
4. Knowledge of equipment operation and maintenance principles.
5. Skill in the operation and management of a variety of equipment and vehicles.
6. Skill in problem solving.
7. Skill in prioritizing and planning.
8. Skill in interpersonal relations.
9. Skill in oral and written communication.

2. Responsibility
a. This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

3. Personal Work Relationships
a. Contacts are typically with co-workers, other city employees, community service workers and the general public.
b. Contacts are typically to exchange information, resolve problems and provide services.

4. Physical Effort and Work Environment
a. The work is typically performed while intermittently sitting, standing, stooping, walking, bending or crouching. The employee frequently lifts light and heavy objects, climbs ladders, uses tools and equipment requiring a high degree of dexterity, distinguishes between shades of color and utilizes the sense of smell.
b. The work is typically performed outdoors, sometimes in cold and inclement weather. The employee is exposed to noise, dust, dirt, grease and machinery with moving parts. The work requires the use of protective devices such as masks, goggles, gloves, etc.

5. Guidelines
a. Guidelines include city and department policies and procedures, safety regulations, operation manuals, relevant state laws and traffic laws. These guidelines are generally clear and specific, but may require some interpretation in application.

6. Complexity and Scope of Work
a. The work consists of related maintenance duties. Heavy traffic and inclement weather contribute to the complexity of the work.
b. The purpose of this position is to participate in the maintenance of streets and grounds. Successful performance contributes to safe, attractive and well-maintained city infrastructure.

7. Minimum Qualifications
a. Ability to read, write and perform mathematical calculations at a level commonly associated with the completion of high school or equivalent.
b. Experience sufficient to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position, usually associated with the completion of one or two years in a similar position.
c. Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver’s license issued by the State of Georgia for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.

8. Supervisory Controls
a. The Public Works Manager assigns work in terms of general instructions. The manager spot-checks completed work for compliance with instructions and established procedures, accuracy and the nature and propriety of the final results.

TO APPLY
An application may be obtained HERE picture_as_pdf or picked up at Jasper City Hall, 200 Burnt Mountain Road, Jasper, GA 30143, phone 706-301-5004. Applications may be dropped off or mailed to City Hall or emailed to sjohnson@jasper-ga.us or returned to City Hall at the above address.

A. IDENTIFICATION INFORMATION | PRINT VERSION picture_as_pdf
1. Job Title: WATER DISTRIBUTION TECHNICIAN
2. Department: Water Distribution | Division: N/A
3. FLSA Classification: Non-Exempt
Pay Grade: $16.00 hr

B. INTRODUCTORY STATEMENT
This position performs duties related to installing, maintaining, repairing, servicing, enlarging and relocating water and sewer lines.

C. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
1. Installs, maintains and repairs water mains and service connections.
2. Installs, flushes and repairs fire hydrants.
3. Taps water mains.
4. Investigates customer complaints.
5. Installs tapping sleeves, valves and curb boxes.
6. Operates and repairs water pumps.
7. Clears and removes litter and debris from storm drains.
8. Performs asphalt repairs; patches holes and landscapes work areas upon completion of repairs or installation.
9. Maintains and repairs city facilities and properties, as assigned.
10. Assists in the maintenance of department tools and equipment.
11. Assists with storm clean-up activities.
12. Responds to after-hours emergencies.
13. Performs other related duties as assigned.

D. JOB FACTOR SPECIFICATIONS
1. Job Requirements
a. Knowledge Skills and Abilities
1. Knowledge of the techniques, equipment and procedures used in the installation, maintenance and repair of a water distribution system.
2. Knowledge of city and department policies and procedures.
3. Knowledge of the geography of the city, including street names and locations.
4. Skill in the operation and management of a variety of equipment and vehicles.
5. Skill in the operation and repair of pumps, valves and related mechanical and electrical equipment.
6. Skill in problem solving.
7. Skill in interpersonal relations.
8. Skill in oral and written communication.

2. Responsibility
a. This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

3. Personal Work Relationships
a. Contacts are typically with co-workers, other city employees, and the general public.
b. Contacts are typically to exchange information, resolve problems and provide services.

4. Physical Effort and Work Environment
a. The work is typically performed while intermittently sitting, standing, stooping, walking, bending or crouching. The employee frequently lifts light and heavy objects, climbs ladders, uses tools and equipment requiring a high degree of dexterity, distinguishes between shades of color and utilizes the sense of smell.
b. The work is typically performed outdoors, sometimes in cold and inclement weather. The employee is exposed to noise, dust, dirt, grease and machinery with moving parts. The work requires the use of protective devices such as masks, goggles, gloves, hard hats, etc.

5. Guidelines
a. Guidelines include city and department policies and procedures, safety regulations, operation manuals, relevant state laws and traffic laws. These guidelines are generally clear and specific, but may require some interpretation in application.

6. Complexity and Scope of Work
a. The work consists of related maintenance duties. Heavy traffic and inclement weather contribute to the complexity of the work.
b. The purpose of this position is to participate in the maintenance of water and sewer lines. Successful performance contributes to a safe and well-maintained water and sewer distribution system.

7. Minimum Qualifications
a. Ability to read, write and perform mathematical calculations at a level commonly associated with the completion of high school or equivalent.
b. Experience sufficient to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position, usually associated with the completion of one to three years in a similar position.
c. Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver’s license issued by the State of Georgia for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.

8. Supervisory Controls
a. The Water/Waste Water Director assigns work in terms of general instructions. The Director spot-checks completed work for compliance with procedures, accuracy and the nature and propriety of the final results.

TO APPLY
An application may be obtained HERE picture_as_pdf or picked up at Jasper City Hall, 200 Burnt Mountain Road, Jasper, GA 30143, phone 706-301-5004. Applications may be dropped off or mailed to City Hall or emailed to sjohnson@jasper-ga.us or returned to City Hall at the above address.

Submissions of a Cover letter and Resume along with a completed application will be considered for employment over just an application. If applications are not filled out completely they will not be accepted, as well as a resume is not to be used in place of filling out an application. Thank you for your submission any further questions can be submitted to Stacy Johnson at sjohnson@jasper-ga.us.

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CITY OF JASPER HOLIDAYS

The City of Jasper is closed on the following holidays:

New Year’s Day - January 1
Martin Luther King Day - Third Monday in January
President’s Day - February 20
Good Friday - Friday before Easter Sunday
Memorial Day - Fourth Monday in May
Juneteenth - June 19
Independence Day - July 4
Labor Day - First Monday in September
Columbus Day - October 9
Veterans Day - November 11
Thanksgiving - Fourth Thursday in November
Friday after Thanksgiving
Christmas Eve - December 24
Christmas Day - December 25