Part-time Public Works Maintenance Position – 29 hrs/week

General Statement of Duties

The position is part-time, 29 hours/week maximum, in the Public Works Department and requires an individual who is responsible for assisting the full-time Public Works employees by performing semi- skilled work in a variety of areas. Duties include operating vehicles and equipment in either a specific or a variety of maintenance, construction, or utility tasks. The employee will work under the immediate supervision of the Public Works Supervisor and/or Foreman. All employees are responsible to the Public Works Director.

 

Classification Summary

 

The principal function of an employee in this class will operate light-duty vehicles, tractors, weedeaters, riding mowers, push or pull mowers, water and various hand tools. Work will generally be performed within the Public Works Crew including but not limited to locating water services, repair of sewer & water mains, cleaning manholes and sewer lines, servicing all equipment; cleaning the shop area. Read water meters, Flush fire hydrants, make repairs, and replace parts & equipment, working with a crew engaged in a wide variety of street and alley system maintenance and construction; care of heavy construction and maintenance equipment and machinery; and preparation of a variety of traffic control signs. Requires experience in operation and servicing of light and medium construction equipment.  Also involves the operation of equipment used in the construction, maintenance and repair of the water and sewer system. Willingness/ability to perform heavy manual work.

 

Examples of Work (Illustrative Only)

 Performs manual labor for extended periods under some unfavorable climatic conditions frequently lifting objects weighing seventy-five (75) pounds or more with assistance.

  • Safely operates hand tools, light machinery, and sharp tools.
  • Safely operates riding equipment without assistance.
  • Safely operates the following motorized equipment on a frequent basis including, but not limited to backhoes, dump trucks, street sweeper, snow plow, riding mowers and other miscellaneous equipment as required.
  • Safely operates a motor vehicle on an occasional basis for the purpose of conducting official duties for the City of Grangeville.
  • Stands for long periods of time and uses various hand tools and weed eaters.
  • Communicates effectively with other employees in Public Works Dept. and City Hall.
  • May sit, stand, bend, stoop, and walk for long periods of time.
  • Performs other duties and special projects as assigned by Supervisor.
  • Must be at least eighteen (18) years of age.
  • Must have legal authorization to work in the United States of America.
  • Must possess a driver’s license valid in the State of Idaho and the ability to safely operate a motor vehicle.
  • Literacy in English with the ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions and posted schedules.
  • Knowledge of the care and proper use of tools and equipment used in the development and maintenance of water, sewer, streets & parks.
  • Ability to quickly learn maintenance, care, and construction of irrigation systems, and general grounds maintenance.
  • Ability to establish and maintain an effective, harmonious and productive working
  • relationship with other employees and the public.
  • Ability to work flexible hours with some weekend and holiday work required.
  • Ability to maintain accurate time card for hours worked.
  • Ability to follow City policies and regulations.
  • Knowledge of and/or the ability to learn occupational hazards and safety precautions.
  • Must be able to distinguish between different chemical materials, with the ability to read and understand label information.
  • Must have sufficient physical strength and ability to independently and repeatedly lift, move and carry objects weighing up to seventy-five (75) pounds and to repeatedly lift, move and carry objects weighing more than seventy-five (75) pounds with assistance.
  • Ability to report for work on time and perform the duties of the job for the scheduled work day.
  • Performs other duties and special projects as assigned by Supervisor.

 

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

 

  • Working knowledge of city collection system network, line and manhole locations;
  • Working knowledge of hazards and precautions associated with trench work and sewer line construction;
  • Working knowledge of basic hand and power tools required to install and maintain pipe line;
  • Working knowledge of traffic control and diversion;
  • Working knowledge of operation and maintenance of sewer cleaning equipment;
  • Working knowledge of typical water and sewer line problems;
  • Working knowledge of tools and equipment required to lay and repair sewer & water lines;
  • Knowledge of and ability to review and understand the city policies and procedures;
  • Ability to establish and maintain exceptional customer service to the general public, City employees and other agencies;
  • Ability to work effectively and harmoniously in a team environment;
  • Ability and skill in the operation of light and heavy mechanized equipment as required by the position;
  • Ability to adapt to emergency or unusual situations;
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and/or written policies, procedures and instructions;
  • Ability to communicate effectively and maintain effective working relationships with other City departments and employees, contractors, engineers, consultants, elected officials, property owners, regulatory agency personnel, and the public;
  • Ability and willingness to quickly learn and put to use new skills and knowledge;
  • Ability to perform all work duties and activities in accordance with City policies, procedures and safety practices;
  • Integrity, ingenuity and inventiveness in the performance of assigned task

 

 

Acceptable Experience and Training

 

  • High School diploma or GED and at least two (2) years of specialized training related to water, sewer and street maintenance and construction;
  • Any equivalent combination of education, experience and training which provides the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the work.

 

 

 

Job Opening – Police Department

Grangeville Police Department
225 W. North Street Grangeville, ID 83530 (208) 983-1351
Chief of Police Morgan D. Drew

Recruitment Announcement for Police Officer

The Grangeville Police Department is currently recruiting lateral and entry level applicants for the position of Police Officer.  Applications will be accepted until April 17, 2015.  Submission of resumes is encouraged; however they will not be accepted in lieu of an application. Please call the Grangeville City Hall at 208 983-2851 or e-mail grangevillepd1@grangeville.us  to request an application.

Salary scale:  $12.21 to $21.92 per hour

Benefits:  PERSI retirement plan, City Health Insurance Plan, Vacation Days (up to 10 days per year), Sick Leave Time (up to 8 hours per month)

Grangeville at a glance:

In the 1860’s and early seventies, prospectors and gold seekers crossed a large meadow on the Camas Prairie on their way to the Gold Fields near Florence and Elk City. That meadow later became the incorporated City of Grangeville in 1889, and in a few short years gained the designation of the County Seat of Idaho County in the election of 1902.

Today Grangeville is home to approximately 3,400 residents. Major businesses in and surrounding the city include retail stores, banks, a lumber mill, aviation repair facilities and a car dealership. The county airport is located just outside the city limits and serves private and government aviation. Grangeville is home to K-12 schools that serve the city and surrounding area. Emergency medical services in the area are provided by Syringa Hospital.

Job Summary:

This position performs investigative and general police work involving the protection of life and property, apprehension of criminal offenders, enforcement of laws and ordinances, and the preservation of peace.  Work normally involves patrol, investigation, and traffic enforcement duties, which may be performed in police vehicles or on foot. Grangeville Police Officers are strongly oriented toward community services and support community based law enforcement policies. Initial assignment will be to the Patrol Section. Patrol officers work a 12 hour day and an 84 hour work week.

Testing:

Testing will consist of the Idaho POST Physical Standards test for entry level applicants and out of state lateral applicants (add website info for qualification test).  Lateral applicants with a valid Idaho POST Patrol certificate will not be required to complete the Physical Standards Test.  Further testing of suitable candidates will consist of a written exercise and an oral interview. Scores from the written exercise and oral interview will be used to determine ranking.  Top ranked candidates will be offered a Chief’s Interview.  Applicants will be notified of the testing date by mail.  Interview times will be given out after the physical portion of the testing process. The P.O.S.T. Physical Readiness Test guidelines may be found at http://www.post.idaho.gov/Forms/documents/PRT-PatDet.pdf

APPLICANTS MUST MEET THE FOLLOWING REQUIREMENTS 

Be 21 years of age, a US citizen, be able to read and speak fluent English, be in excellent physical condition, and possess, or be able to obtain and retain, a valid Idaho State driver’s license.

Applicants must possess a High School Diploma or GED.

Disqualifying factors:

No felony convictions.

No illegal use or possession of any drug within five years of the last date to file application.

No illegal sale of any drug.

No crimes of Moral Turpitude

No crimes of Domestic Violence including misdemeanor convictions.

Discharge from military service under dishonorable conditions.

Other misdemeanor convictions, including traffic violations, will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.

suspension or revocation of driving privileges in Idaho, or any other state, is reviewed on a case-by-case basis.

The Grangeville Police Department is an equal opportunity employer.

Surplus Items – Notice of Sale

NOTICE OF SALE FOR THE CITY OF GRANGEVILLE
SURPLUS ITEMS

Posted February 25, 2015

The following items have been declared surplus property by the City of Grangeville.  If interested in any of the items listed, please submit a sealed bid to City Hall.  Sealed bids shall be received for a period of 7 days, but prior to the bid opening, with the item going to the highest bidder.  All bids will be opened on March 6, 2015 at 10:00 a.m.

PW Department Item:

• 2 Reliance motors – 40 hp 460 volt 3 phase 1745 rpm – $500 each minimum bid
• 2 tubular conveyors – 12” belt, adjustable ht., 220 volt motors, towable – $500 each minimum bid
• 200 gallon fuel/oil storage tank – $250 minimum bid
• Old unused belt conveyor Sander – $800 minimum bid
• Old unused Truck mounted Henderson Sander – $ 650 minimum bid

For questions, please contact Jeff McFrederick, 983-1380.

Part-time Animal Control Officer/Administrative Assistant

City of Grangeville

Position Description

Class Title Animal Control Officer/ Administrative Assistant
How to Apply City Police Department Application
Duration Part-time – maximum 29 hours per week

Pay Range
DOE $9.27 to $16.64 an hour

Effective Date
December 2014
General Statement of Duties

Under direction, performs general to more complex paraprofessional duties in a non-sworn capacity in support of Police Department Animal Control and Code Enforcement operations, services, and functions including but not limited to the areas of enforcement of city ordinances related to animals and other city codes, impounding of animals, transportation of animals, caring for animals kept in the pound, cleaning and maintenance of the pound facilities, keeping records, writing reports, conducting investigations and testifying in court as necessary. Assisting with program or project implementation, program management; works closely with and provides support to Police Chief and sworn police officers to relieve sworn police officers of technical police related duties in the field and office; performs a variety of other duties based on the needs of the Police Department including those related to special assignments.
Classification Summary

This position performs a variety of technical and enforcement duties in support of the City’s Animal Control & Code Enforcement programs. This position also assists the Chief of Police and other Police Department Staff with enforcement duties, events, special projects and other duties as determined by the Chief of Police and/or Sergeant.
Examples of Work

• Prepares basic criminal reports; completes and processes criminal mail-in reports; uses a computer terminal or personal computer to enter and retrieve data.
• Maintains various logs and records including those of work performed; creates, maintains, and submits daily officer’s log on both paper and electronic media.
• Testifies in court proceedings as required; prepares exhibits for the Prosecutor and court as assigned.
• Participates in the development, administration and monitoring of assigned program budget(s) and fiscal activities; assists in projecting future funding needs.
• Provides a full range of information to citizens and other interested parties; interprets, applies and explains ordinances, rules, codes, and regulations; enforces codes.
• Attends and participates in local and regional training and professional group meetings; keeps informed of new trends and innovations; prepares and gives presentations to various groups including citizen groups, committees, homeowner associates, schools, public service organizations, City staff, and other groups as requested.
• May direct, assign, and monitor the work of assigned staff or volunteers; provides direction; maintains a positive and productive work environment; may evaluate work performance and recommend appropriate corrective actions.
• Provides customer service to citizens at the Police Department front-desk; answers telephones, provides information and routes calls to appropriate personnel; greets visitors, provides information, and logs in visitors; releases copies of crime, arrest, and traffic reports in accordance with guidelines; prepares agency releases for towed/stored vehicles.
• Accepts, records, and distributes criminal and civil subpoenas; enters service information into computer.
• Processes and monitors various licenses including animal, firearms dealer, catering permits, alcohol related licenses and permits, pawnbroker, and secondhand dealer licenses;
• Maintains evidence from criminal cases investigated by the police department. Keeps an accurate record of all evidence in departmental custody including its location and status. Disposes of/returns evidence as prescribed by law.  Works with the prosecuting attorneys to make sure that evidence is processed in a timely manner and available for court proceedings when needed.  Assists in processing evidence and shipping it to state labs for necessary testing when required.
• Other duties as assigned by Chief of Police or Sergeant.

Acceptable Experience and Training
• High School diploma or GED.
• Possession of a current valid Idaho Driver’s License.
• Subject to a background check.
• Any equivalent combination of education, experience and training which provides the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the work.
• Desire and ability to work with animals.  Must be able to handle, trap, catch, transport and care for animals and be in their environment with no adverse effects.
• Ability to learn and perform animal facility cleaning and maintenance involving the use of cleaning and disenfecting products.
• Modern office procedures, methods and equipment including computers.
• Principles and practices of record keeping and reporting.
• Principles of business letter writing and basic report preparation.
• Computer applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, and statistical databases.
• Procedures and techniques of evidence collection, handling, and preservation including fingerprint examination, classification, and comparison.
• Safe work methods and safety regulations pertaining to the work including officer safety standards and safe driving principles and practices.
• Effective communication skills and techniques required for gathering, evaluating and transmitting information.
• Principles and practices of customer service.
• Effective English usage, to include proper spelling, grammar and punctuation.
• Must be willing to work a flexible schedule that may include evenings and weekends.
The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and the employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.
Successful Applicant will have a High School Diploma or equivalent and a current Valid Idaho Driver’s License. Experience in municipal Law & Code Enforcement including Animal Control and the operation of the Windows 7 operating system and Office 2013, is desired.  Application is available at Grangeville City Hall, 225 W North Street, Grangeville, Idaho.

The City of Grangeville is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace
Position is open until filled

 

Recruitment Announcement for Police Officer

Grangeville Police Department
225 W. North Street Grangeville, ID 83530 (208) 983-1351
Chief of Police Morgan D. Drew

Recruitment Announcement for Police Officer

The Grangeville Police Department is currently recruiting lateral and entry level applicants for the position of Police Officer. Applications will be accepted until October 21, 2014.  Submission of resumes is encouraged; however they will not be accepted in lieu of an application. Please call the Grangeville City Hall at 208 983-2851 or e-mail grangevillepd1@grangeville.us  to request an application.  The City is an equal opportunity employer.

Salary scale:  $12.21 to $21.92 per hour

 Benefits: PERSI retirement plan, City Health Insurance Plan, Vacation Days (up to 10 days per year), Sick Leave Time (up to 8 hours per month)

Grangeville at a glance:

In the 1860’s and early seventies, prospectors and gold seekers crossed a large meadow on the Camas Prairie on their way to the Gold Fields near Florence and Elk City. That meadow later became the incorporated City of Grangeville in 1889, and in a few short years gained the designation of the County Seat of Idaho County in the election of 1902.

Today Grangeville is home to approximately 3,400 residents. Major businesses in and surrounding the city include retail stores, banks, a lumber mill, aviation repair facilities and a car dealership. The county airport is located just outside the city limits and serves private and government aviation. Grangeville is home to K-12 schools that serve the city and surrounding area. Emergency medical services in the area are provided by Syringa Hospital.

Job Summary:

This position performs investigative and general police work involving the protection of life and property, apprehension of criminal offenders, enforcement of laws and ordinances, and the preservation of peace. Work normally involves patrol, investigation, and traffic enforcement duties, which may be performed in police vehicles or on foot. Grangeville Police Officers are strongly oriented toward community services and support community based law enforcement policies. Initial assignment will be to the Patrol Section. Patrol officers work a 12 hour day and an 84 hour work week.

Testing:

Testing will consist of the Idaho POST Physical Standards test for entry level applicants and out of state lateral applicants (add website info for qualification test). Lateral applicants with a valid Idaho POST Patrol certificate will not be required to complete the Physical Standards Test.  Further testing of suitable candidates will consist of a written exercise and an oral interview. Scores from the written exercise and oral interview will be used to determine ranking.  Top ranked candidates will be offered a Chief’s Interview.  Applicants will be notified of the testing date by mail.  Interview times will be given out after the physical portion of the testing process. The P.O.S.T. Physical Readiness Test guidelines may be found at http://www.post.idaho.gov/Forms/documents/PRT-PatDet.pdf

APPLICANTS MUST MEET THE FOLLOWING REQUIREMENTS

 Be 21 years of age, a US citizen, be able to read and speak fluent English, be in excellent physical condition, and possess, or be able to obtain and retain, a valid Idaho State driver’s license.

Applicants must possess a High School Diploma or GED.

Disqualifying factors:

No felony convictions.
No illegal use or possession of any drug within five years of the last date to file application.
No illegal sale of any drug.
No crimes of Moral Turpitude
No crimes of Domestic Violence including misdemeanor convictions.
Discharge from military service under dishonorable conditions.
Other misdemeanor convictions, including traffic violations, will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.
Suspension or revocation of driving privileges in Idaho, or any other state, is reviewed on a case-by-case basis.

Press Release

For Immediate Release
September 29, 2014

On Thursday September 25, 2014 at approximately 6:04 AM the Grangeville Police Department was dispatched to a report of a bomb threat called in by telephone to Syringa Hospital in Grangeville.  Subsequent investigation revealed there was not a bomb in the hospital.  Further investigation led to the identification of a suspect, Tony Lloyd Anderson, a Certified Nursing Assistant employed at the hospital.  On September 26, 2014, an arrest warrant was obtained for Mr. Anderson.  A short time later, he was taken into custody at Syringa Hospital and booked into the Idaho County Jail on the felony charge of making a false report of a bomb to the occupants of a building (Idaho Code 18-3313).  The investigation was performed by Chief Morgan Drew and Officer Wes Walters of the Grangeville Police Department with assistance from the Idaho County Sheriff’s Department and members of the Syringa Hospital Staff.

“We are relieved that there was not a bomb in the hospital and with diligent investigation were able to identify a suspect and take him into custody without incident.  The safety of our community is always our first and foremost concern especially with the recent events happening throughout the nation and the world. Threats such as these are taken very seriously and dealt with appropriately.” Chief Drew.

No further press releases forthcoming.

Pool Closed the rest of the today

August 12, 2014:  The City Pool is closed for the rest of today due to a vomiting incident.  The pool will reopen tomorrow with regular hours.

City Announces Pool Closing Date for 2014

The City Pool will close for the 2014 Season on August 18th.  The hours on the 18th will be as follows:

Adult Lap Swim 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
General Swim 1:00 pm – 4:40 pm

Surplus Items

NOTICE OF SALE FOR THE CITY OF GRANGEVILLE
SURPLUS ITEMS
Posted May 2, 2014

The following items have been declared surplus property by the City of Grangeville.  If interested in any of the items listed, please submit a sealed bid to City Hall.  Sealed bids shall be received for a period of 7 days, but prior to the bid opening, with the item going to the highest bidder.  All bids will be opened on May 12, 2014 at 2:00 p.m.

PW Department Item:

Aeroil Emulsion Sprayer – Minimum bid $500

Frink Snow Plow – Minimum bid $500

For questions, please contact Jeff McFrederick, 983-1380.

Construction Specification Manual adopted

The City Council adopted the City of Grangeville Construction Specification Manual at the March 17, 2014 meeting.  All specifications are a work in progress.  Please verify with City Staff to make sure no changes have been made prior to completing the project.  If you have questions on the manual, please contact Public Works Director Jeff McFrederick at 983-1380.

Click on the link below to reference the manual.

http://grangeville.us/public-works-staff/construction-manual/

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