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CITY OF BROCKTON

PART-TIME PARKING GARAGE ATTENDANT

PARKING AUTHORITY

 

Duties include but are not limited to the following:  Performs work required to maintain the Parking Garage, Parking Lots and Parking Meters that are under the control of the Parking Authority, may be assigned to roles including booth attendant, meter collection and repairs, security guard and facility maintenance. Greets customers and provides friendly courteous service; provides customers directions to downtown and other destinations;  collects parking fees, makes proper change; directs customers to available parking spaces; balances cash drawer and tickets at end of shift and prepares paperwork; assists in the collection and recording of monthly parking permit fees.  Ensures the safety and security of customers and the facility by making oneself visible and available to customers; reports the presence of suspicious persons or activity to supervisor and other employees; reports unsafe or potentially hazardous conditions or situations to supervisor; enforces (in a polite, tactful manner) Parking Authority policies, rules, and regulations.  Performs general custodial duties including but not limited to office and restroom cleaning, trash/refuse removal, sweeping, window washing, etc. Assists in other maintenance activities of facilities and properties under the management and control of the Parking Authority.  May operate motor vehicles and power equipment.  Performs snow and ice removal from stairs and walkways during shift; responsible to be respond to snow and other emergencies outside the normal shift.  Performs other related duties as assigned by the Executive Director Parking Authority, Parking Supervisor or their designee.

Work Environment: Work is performed outside and in Parking Booth; outdoor work may be performed in adverse weather conditions.  The employee operates a variety of equipment such as trucks, light equipment, and various hand power tools.  The employee generally has contact with customers, other city workers and occasionally contractors.  Errors could result in personal injury, injury to others, delay or loss of service and damage to garage or equipment.

Minimum Qualifications:   High School diploma or equivalent, one year’s paid experience in customer service, one year’s paid experience in operating a cash register, snow equipment, power tools and hand tools. Brockton resident and bi-lingual preferred.

        Additional requirement:  Valid Massachusetts Drivers’ License.

                Knowledge, Ability, and Skill:  Ability to communicate effectively with customers,

Co-workers, other city employees and contractors.  Must be polite and courteous even in stressful or adversarial situations, and be able to deal effectively and tactfully with customers, co-workers, city employees and occasionally contractors.  Ability to perform basic math calculations, operates a cash register, make proper change and reconcile cash drawer and tickets at end of each shift.

Essential Functions: Moderate physical effort is required to perform duties; work is performed outside as well as inside Parking Booth.  The employee is required to walk, stand, sit, speak, hear, reach with hands and arms, stoop, climb, and work in confined area such as the Parking Booth.  Stamina is required to work in adverse weather conditions.  Required to lift or move items weighing up to 60 pounds.  Vision requirements include the ability to read documents, operate equipment and drive a motor vehicle. 

                Salary:  $13.51-$15.51hourly, 5 step position, one step increase each year on anniversary date of hire until reach maximum step.  19.5 hours per week, Monday through Thursday, 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM and Friday, 1:00 PM to 4:30 PM. Benefits per current collective bargaining agreement, however position does not include any insurance benefits.

Cover letter, resume, copy of Massachusetts Drivers License and a copy of an attested driving record from Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles to Maureen Cruise, Director of Personnel, 45 School Street, Brockton, MA  02301, or via e-mail to mcruise@cobma.us or via facsimile to 508-580-7133.  Position open until filled

Brockton requires residency within one year of employment, must remain a resident for 7 years.  An Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Finalists will be subject to a pre-employment physical which includes drug & alcohol testing and a Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) check.

CITY OF BROCKTON

BOARD OF HEALTH

TEMPORARY PART TIME ANIMAL INSPECTOR

 

A. GENERAL DUTIES

  1. Shall comply with and enforce all orders and regulations issued by the Massachusetts Department of Food and Agricultural, specifically 330 CMR; Division of Animal Health; Department of Public Health, specifically 105 CMR; Massachusetts General Laws Chapters 111, 129 & 140; and local ordinances.
  2. Shall quarantine all animals considered to be ill with a contagious disease as appropriate.
  3. Shall ensure that all animals are kept in a healthy and humane manner.
  4. Shall investigate all complaints relative to the care of animals.
  5. Shall ensure that all animals which must be tested for rabies are captured and euthanized; follow appropriate requirements regarding the delivery of animals suspected of being rabid to the State Lab for testing.
  6. Operates under the direct supervision of the Executive Health Officer and the Board of Health.
  7. Shall attend Board of Health meetings and meet with other municipal officials as needed.
  8. Shall offer assistance to other municipal officials and municipalities as needed.

 

B. SPECIFIC DUTIES

 1.   Shall maintain the Barn Inspection Book and complete all required inspection forms.

 2.   Shall annually inspect all livestock within the City, and their stables, barns, pens, and other enclosures

       to verify compliance with Board of Health and State requirements, and shall issue appropriate orders

       for correction of violations when required.

3.    Shall quarantine all mammalian animals involved in attacks on persons where blood may have been

       drawn, and to inspect such animals 10 days after attack for signs of illness.

 

C. QUALIFICATIONS

1.   Shall have knowledge of Commonwealth’s animal health laws and rules and regulations, including State CMR

      330 & CMR 335.00, Massachusetts General Laws 111, 129 & 140 and local ordinances, shall be capable of

      implementing them tactfully and impartially.

2.   Shall hold a valid Massachusetts Driver’s License and shall have a personal vehicle for transportation.

3.   Shall be able to work with the public and other City personnel.

4.   Shall have experience caring for animals and shall demonstrate knowledge of their habits.

5.   Shall work very closely with the City of Brockton Animal Control Department and local City

      Veterinarians to prevent the spread of rabies.

 

SALARY: $15,000.00 Annually. Position does not include any medical or other fringe benefits.

Interested applications must submit a cover letter, resume, copy of valid Massachusetts Drivers License and a copy of attested driving record from the Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicle to Maureen Cruise, Director of Personnel, 45 School Street, City Hall, Brockton, MA 02301, via e-mail at mcruise@cobma.us or via facsimile at 508-580-7133.  Position open until filled.

Brockton requires residency within one (1) year of employment.  Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer           

 

CITY OF BROCKTON

NETWORK SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT

Duties include but are not limited to the following: Performs professional and technical work overseeing the operation of City and School Department networks; Oversees City networks and provides technical advice to support personnel.  Installs and configures switches and routers in multiprotocol internetworks using LAN and WAN interfaces; provides troubleshooting services; develops and maintains network diagrams to represent the City’s network.  Monitors and records normal network utilization, statistics, patterns and time stamps on a week to week schedule to records growth and changes and identify network congestion.  Analyzes data to measure network bandwidth before deployment of new applications and development of existing applications; implements appropriate technologies to build scalable routed networks; builds City networks using appropriate technology; improves traffic flow, reliability and redundancy, and performance.  Responds to difficult troubleshooting issues and provides Level 2 support to technical staff on desktop, physical plant wiring, connectivity, and operating systems.  Supports and maintains isolated networks within the City, such as water meter reading system, Police/Fire Department IMC database, Tri-Tech Software, GIS system, and other systems.  Performs similar or related work as required, or as situation dictates. 

                Supervision: Works under the general direction of the Director of Information Technology; the employee functions independently, referring specific issues to the supervisor only when clarification or interpretation of policy or discussion of a technical matter may be required; technical expertise is required to apply standard professional techniques.

                Supervisory Responsibilities: Supervises full-time employees.

                Work Environment: Most work is performed in office conditions; work is subject to unplanned events, such as system emergencies; operates standard office equipment, hand and power tools; has regular contact with City and School system users and vendors, suppliers and consultants; has access to bid documents.  Errors could result in delay or loss of service, damage to equipment, monetary loss or legal repercussions. 

Minimum Qualifications: Education and Experience: Bachelor’s Degree in computer science or a related field; five years of experience implementing and managing networks; substantial technical experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. 

License:  Valid Massachusetts driver’s license and a dependable vehicle.
Knowledge, Ability, and Skill: Thorough knowledge of information technology, network

security, capacity planning, system monitoring, system analysis, and communication systems; knowledge of applications, particularly those for use in local government.  Ability to plan and establish priorities for staffing; ability to communicate effectively in written and oral forms; ability to assess and solve problems; ability to explain technology to system users.  Excellent communication skills and public relations skills; skill in applying technological solutions to local government problems.

Essential Functions: Minimal physical effort is generally required to perform most duties; some duties require moderate effort.  Required to stand, walk, sit, speak, hear and use hands to operate equipment, reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl.  Must occasionally climb ladders and lift and/or move equipment weighing up to fifty to sixty pounds.  Vision requirements include the ability to read and analyze documents, use computers and operate a motor vehicle.

Salary $70,119-$81,782, 6 step position, step increases on anniversary date of hire until reach maximum step, position includes medical & other fringe benefits.

                Brockton requires residency within 1 year of employment.  AA/EEO.

Send a cover letter, resume, copy of valid MA Drivers License, & copy of attested driving record from MA Registry of Motor Vehicles to Maureen Cruise, Director of Personnel, City of Brockton, 45 School Street, Brockton, MA  02301, via e-mail to mcruise@cobma.us or via facsimile to 508-580-7133. Position open until filled.  Finalists will be subject to a Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) check.

 

CITY OF BROCKTON

TECHNICAL SUPPORT SPECIALIST

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT

 

Duties include but are not limited to the following: Performs technical work providing hardware and software support to system end users; provides hardware and software support for end users; provides basic on-site instruction for computer use and software when requested by user.  Identifies user problems and installs, configures and troubleshoots hardware and software problems; troubleshoots network problems.  Plans, researches, and analyzes customers’ requirements; tests new products.  Writes procedures for existing software; updates procedures; researches new software and hardware; develops procedures for implementing new applications; keeps virus software up to date; works with individual clients needing specialized software, including Tri-Tech software.  Works with systems analysts on special software issues; investigates improper use of PCs.  Works with network administrator to monitor, inventory and maintain security of network traffic.  Performs similar or related duties as required, or as situation dictates or as assigned by the Acting Director of Information Technology or his/her designee.

                Supervision: Works under the general direction of the Network Administrator; the employee functions independently, referring specific issues to the supervisor; some independent judgment is required when applying technical expertise. 

                Work Environment: Most work is performed in office conditions; work is subject to unplanned events, such as system emergencies; operates standard office equipment, hand tools and power tools; has regular contact with system users; may have access to confidential information about system users.  Errors could result in delay or loss of service, damage to equipment, monetary loss or legal repercussions. 

Minimum Qualifications: Education and Experience: Associate’s Degree or high school diploma and additional technical training; three years of experience providing technical support; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. 

License:  Valid Massachusetts driver’s license and a dependable vehicle.

Knowledge, Ability, and Skill: Knowledge of information technology, networks, computer servers, hardware and software.  Ability to identify and solve a range of user problems; ability to communicate effectively in written and oral form; ability to deliver training and instruction to other City employees.  Excellent technical and communication skills. 

Essential Functions: Minimal physical effort is generally required to perform most duties; some duties require moderate effort.  Required to stand, walk, sit, speak, hear and use hands to operate equipment, reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl.  Must occasionally climb ladders and lift and/or move equipment weighing up to fifty to sixty pounds.  Vision requirements include the ability to read and analyze documents, use computers and operate a motor vehicle.

 Salary $47,509-59,403, 6 step position, step increases on anniversary date of hire until reach maximum step, position includes medical & other fringe benefits.

                Brockton requires residency within 1 year of employment.  AA/EEO.

Send a cover letter, resume, copy of valid MA Drivers License, & copy of attested driving record from MA Registry of Motor Vehicles to Maureen Cruise, Director of Personnel, City of Brockton, 45 School Street, Brockton, MA  02301, via e-mail at mcruise@cobma.us or facsimile to 508-580-7133.  Position open until filled. Finalists will be subject to a Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) check.

Promise Wagon

CITY OF BROCKTON MAYOR’S OFFICE

AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow/Youth Development Fellow

AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellows deliver the resources young people need to be successful in life by creating, managing, and leading meaningful out-of-school time programs for youth in grades 6-12. Fellow projects focus on mentoring, social and emotional learning, college and career readiness, academic enrichment, and community service-learning. 

The Massachusetts Promise Fellowship achieves this by placing AmeriCorps Fellows with non-profit organizations and state/local government agencies that focus on fulfilling the needs of our youth by providing: a caring adult, a safe place, a healthy start, a marketable skill, and an opportunity to give back.

Service Description

BROCKTON - The Mayor’s Office of Brockton works collaboratively with other local agencies to provide resources for youth.  It is responsible for a variety of services to the citizens that include, but are not limited to, public safety, public works, and recreation.  The Fellow serving with the Brockton Mayor's Office will provide youth leadership development around identified Promises related to projects throughout the year including: recruiting and developing new local youth leaders, working on expanding Brockton After Dark, collaborating to write the America’s Promise 100 Best Communities for Young People proposal, convening the annual Mayor’s Youth Summit, and supporting the development of a college and career exploration project at the Champion High School.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Plan and implement a college and career exploration project at Champion High School
    • Provide training focused on the college application process
    • Act as a youth college and career case manager
    • Recruit professional volunteers to serve as career speakers
    • Advise youth one-on-one on their college and career plans
  • Plan and implement the annual Mayor’s Youth Summit by supporting youth leadership throughout the entire planning process, coordinating recruitment efforts, facilitating event details, securing prizes, and collaborating with local agencies
  • Supervise the Brockton Youth Council (BYC)
  • Work with the BYC to recruit volunteers and youth for Brockton After Dark, a program to keep the youth of the city in safe places during the evening times of the summer
  • Work with community agencies to complete the America’s Promise 100 Best Communities for Young People proposal, a prestigious award application
  • Travel at least once/month for Fellowship meetings, retreats, and training throughout the Commonwealth
  • Make a full-time, 12 month commitment

Qualifications

  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Experience working with youth
  • The ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • An interest in and commitment to national and community service
  • The desire to work with diverse constituencies
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to see the big picture without losing sight of the details
  • Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Professional and mature
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Driver’s license and access to a car
  • Flexible schedule, working a few evenings and some weekends
  • Bi-Lingual a plus
  • 17 years of age or older
  • Must be a US Citizen, US National or Permanent Resident Alien
  • Must be willing to undergo a National Service Criminal History Check, including screenings through the National Sex Offender Public Website, a name-based search of the statewide criminal history registry both in Massachusetts and your state of residence upon application to our program (if not Massachusetts), and a fingerprint based FBI check. *Eligibility to participate in MPF is contingent on the results of this screening

Benefits

For a one year full-time commitment and 1700 hours of AmeriCorps service Fellows receive:

A taxable living allowance of $15,000/year ¨ Excellent training opportunities ¨ FREE courses at Northeastern University in the College of Professional Studies & discounted courses upon successfully completing the service year ¨ Loan forbearance and a $5,730 educational award ¨ Monthly travel allowance ¨Career coaching and support ¨ Healthcare benefits

Contact Information

Apply ASAP! Applicants are hired on a rolling basis. 

Visit https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/mpfgeneralapplicationto fill out a general application and send a letter of interest, resume and contact info for three references as an attachment ASAP and before May 15th, 2015 to Koren Cappiello at kcappiello@cobma.us

More Info

  • Interviews will take place during April and May of 2015
  • Hiring decisions will be made on or before June 30th, 2015
  • Program start date is August 4th, 2015
  • More information about the City of Brockton can be found at www.brockton.ma.us
  • Visit www.masspromisefellows.org for detailed program information

The Massachusetts Promise Fellowship is committed to providing equal opportunities. We serve and partner with diverse organizations, and are dedicated to non-discrimination. It is our policy to ensure that all individuals with whom we are in contact are treated equally without regard to age, color, disability, gender, marital status, national origin, religion, sexual orientation or expression, or veteran status. We require that all our partners make reasonable accommodations for any and all individuals with a permanent or temporary disability. We actively partner with organizations representing minority concerns and interests to build high-performing teams that mirror the communities we serve.

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