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OPERATOR I

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

·      Monitors Electrical and Water SCADA Systems and notifies PWCC Superintendent of any problems on the City of Minden electrical and water system.

·      Responsible for coordinating the opening or closing of the Entergy Tie and Electrical Circuits with the Line Crew.

·      Dispatches City Work crews after hours.

·      Receives Boil order notices and follows Water Department policy on notices.

·      Responsible for complying with all NERC reliability standards that apply to the City of Minden electrical system.

·   &nb.sp;Maintains required records and logs.

·      Creates service and work orders for the City work crews.

·      Monitors Security cameras.

·      Safely operates a variety of control equipment/monitoring pressures, temperatures, and water valves.

·      Starts and stops pumps, regulates chemical feed and backwash systems, as required.

·      Replenishes chemicals as they are depleted. 

·      Keeps chemical feed equipment clean and operable.

·      Monitors and records readings on meters, gauges, and other instruments, and makes or assists in the preparation of various reportsKnowledge of the occupational & safety hazards associated with Electrical Distribution system

·      Communicates with public as required.

·      Notifies superiors of unusual operating conditions.

·      Assists in maintenance operations and custodial duties inside and outside of PWCC and Water Plant.

·      Observes conditions as indicated on diagrams and recording instruments. Ability to remain calm in high stress situations.

·      Able to communicate verbally and in writing displaying active listening skills as well as speech clarity.

·      Ability to think critically with problem solving skills.

·      Be dependable, reliable, and honest.

·      Must be able to operate office equipment including, computer with multiple software platforms, phones, and dispatch radios.

·      Must be able to maintain customer service

·      Must be able to work 7 days a week, with a rotating 12 hour schedule

·      Programs are available to fulfill all requirements necessary to qualify for the LA State Class III Certification in Water Production and Water Treatment. Within 2 two year of fulfilling the above requirements, the employee must pass the appropriate exams for continued employment.


EQUIPMENT OPERATED:

Computerized controls, monitors and recording devices, pumps, motors, valves, gasoline or diesel operated engines, maintenance tools and equipment, generators, vehicles, etc.









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·      Neat, clean, climb and appropriate attire.

·      Current andSkills to work well under stress, staying calm in high stress situations.

·      Ability to work independently or with others.

·      Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with superiors and other employees.

  • ·      Skill in operation of listed tools and equipment.

    ·      Some basic knowledge of the characteristics of wells, pumps, valves, and motors is desirable.

    ·      Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions to work according to a prescribed routine.

    ·      Ability to react quickly and calmly in emergencies.

    ·      Ability to acquire basic skills in computer operations and understand computerized operating systems.

    ·      Responsible for safe and proper operation of controls to regulate the various processes according to flow demands.

    ·      Exercises initiative and independent judgment to maintain continuous operations.

    ·      Performs other duties as required.

    ·      Performs work in other departments as required.

     

    SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

    ·      None


    SUPERVISION RECEIVED:

    ·      Works under the close supervision of Crew Foreman.


    QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: 

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    Education and/or Experience:

    ·      High School diploma or GED preferred.

    ·      


    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    ·      Ability to deal with employees and/or the public in a courteous, tactful and patient manner. No prior experience required; required for promotions.

    ·      Ability to read and write.

    ·      Skill in operation of listed tools and equipment.

    ·      Knowledge and ability to operate standard hand tools and small power tools.

    ·      Ability to understand and follow specific oral instructions.


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    SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

    ·      Prompt and regular attendance.

    ·      Subject to work on a call-in basis in cases of emergency.

    ·      Subject to work various hours and on an “on call” schedule.

    ·      Neat, clean, and appropriate attire.

    ·      Must have and maintain a valid State of Louisiana Drivers License.


    EQUIPMENT OPERATED:

    Standard hand tools and small power tools.



    PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT: 

    The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    ·      While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; and talk and hear. The employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms.


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    ·      The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 70 pounds. bsp;    Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

    ·  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to noisy.

    ·     &nEmployee is exposed to extreme hot, cold, wet and humid weather conditions.

Laborer – FULL-TIME STREETS DEPT.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

·      Mows/cuts city and state right-of-ways.

·      Work includes using hand and/or power tools.

·      Cuts trees and/or removes debris from right-of-ways.

·      Cleans grounds and assists in the care of Street Department buildings and grounds.

·      Performs routine maintenance on department equipment.

·      Performs other duties as required.

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

·      None


SUPERVISION RECEIVED:

·      Works under the close supervision of Crew Foreman.


QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Education and/or Experience:

·      High School diploma or GED preferred.

·      


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

·      Ability to deal with employees and/or the public in a courteous, tactful and patient manner. No prior experience required; required for promotions.

·      Ability to read and write.

·      Skill in operation of listed tools and equipment.

·      Knowledge and ability to operate standard hand tools and small power tools.

·      Ability to understand and follow specific oral instructions.


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SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

·      Prompt and regular attendance.

·      Subject to work on a call-in basis in cases of emergency.

·      Subject to work various hours and on an “on call” schedule.

·      Neat, clean, and appropriate attire.

·      Must have and maintain a valid State of Louisiana Drivers License.


EQUIPMENT OPERATED:

Standard hand tools and small power tools.



PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT: 

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

·      While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; and talk and hear. The employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms.


·      

·      The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 70 pounds. bsp;    Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

·  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to noisy.

·     &nEmployee is exposed to extreme hot, cold, wet and humid weather conditions.

MAINTENANCE HELPER PART-TIME PARKS & RECREATION

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

·      Maintains all department equipment.

·      Maintains all equipment in parks, playgrounds, and fields.

·      Picks up litter from all areas in department.

·      Cleans restrooms

·      Performs maintenance and general upkeep of all fields and grounds, i.e. mowing, edging, planting, fertilizing, etc.

·      Logs all equipment failures and reports to supervisor.

·      Inspects parks and playgrounds for hazards and makes needed repairs.

·      Performs other duties as required.

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

·      None


SUPERVISION RECEIVED:

·      Works under the general supervision of the Crew Leader, Crew Chief, Parks/Maintenance Coordinator, Assistant Parks and Recreation Director, Director of Parks and Recreation.


QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Education and/or Experience:

·      High School diploma or GED preferred.

·      


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

·      Ability to deal with employees and/or the public in a courteous, tactful and patient manner. No experience required.

·      Ability to communicate effectively verbally and/or in writing and to understand and follow oral or written instructions.

·      Skill in operation of listed tools and equipment.

·      Ability to recognize unsafe or hazardous equipment and repair it or notify supervisor to have it repaired.







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SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

·      Prompt and regular attendance.

·      Subject to work on a call-in basis in cases of emergency.

·      Neat, clean, and appropriate attire suited to the work related environment.

·      Ability to work weekends when required.

·      Current and valid Louisiana driver’s license.


EQUIPMENT OPERATED:

Hand tools, tractors, mowers, weed eaters, edger, small power tools, front-end loader, vehicles, and pool vacuum cleaner.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT: 

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

·      While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; and talk and hear. The employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms.


·      

·      The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 70 pounds. 

·      Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

·      The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.

·      The employee will work outside in extreme temperatures and be exposed to adverse weather conditions throughout the year.

·      The employee will be exposed to driving in inclement weather.

BEGINNING FIREFIGHTER

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

·      Provide assistance to the citizens of Minden.

·      React responsibly to dangerous hazards.

·      Prevent, combat, and extinguish fires with the goal of protecting lives, the environment and property.

·      Maintains all department equipment which include, but are not limited to fire station, trucks, hoses, pumps, and extinguishers.

·      Keep a clean environment in the department facilities.

·      Drive fire trucks and other emergency vehicles.

·      Conduct fire drills for fire dept.

·      Ensure teamwork and accountability.

·      Performs other duties as required.

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

·      None


SUPERVISION RECEIVED:

·      Works under an officer, a captain.


QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Education and/or Experience:

·      High School diploma or GED required.

·      Required to have passed the Civil Service Exam.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

·      Ability to deal with employees and/or the public in a courteous, tactful and patient manner. 

·      Ability to communicate effectively verbally and/or in writing and to understand and follow oral or written instructions.

·      Skill in operation of listed tools and equipment.

·      Ability to recognize unsafe or hazardous equipment and repair it or notify supervisor to have it repaired.


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SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

·      Pass a physical agility test.

·      Must have no felony convictions.

·      Must be 18 years of age.

·      Must have a current and valid driver’s license.

·      Prompt and regular attendance.

·      Subject to work on a call-in basis, 24 hours per day, in cases of emergency.

·      Neat, clean, and appropriate attire suited to the work related environment.

·      Adhere to all NFPA regulations.

·      Ability to work weekends and holidays when required.


EQUIPMENT OPERATED:

Hand tools, mowers, weed eaters, edgers, small power tools, vehicles, hoses and rescue equipment. 


PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT: 

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

·      While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; and talk and hear. The employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms.

·      The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 70 pounds. 

·      Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

·      The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

·      The employee will work outside in extreme temperatures and be exposed to adverse weather conditions throughout the year.

·      The employee will be exposed to driving in inclement weather.


VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTER

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

·      Provide assistance to the citizens of Minden.

·      React responsibly to dangerous hazards.

·      Prevent, combat, and extinguish fires with the goal of protecting lives, the environment and property.

·      Maintains all department equipment which include, but are not limited to fire station, trucks, hoses, pumps, and extinguishers.

·      Keep a clean environment in the department facilities.

·      Drive fire trucks and other emergency vehicles.

·      Conduct fire drills for fire dept.

·      Ensure teamwork and accountability.

·      Performs other duties as required.

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

·      None


SUPERVISION RECEIVED:

·      Works under an officer, a captain.


QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Education and/or Experience:

·      High School diploma or GED required.

·      Required to have passed the Civil Service Exam.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

·      Ability to deal with employees and/or the public in a courteous, tactful and patient manner. 

·      Ability to communicate effectively verbally and/or in writing and to understand and follow oral or written instructions.

·      Skill in operation of listed tools and equipment.

·      Ability to recognize unsafe or hazardous equipment and repair it or notify supervisor to have it repaired.


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SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

·      Pass a physical agility test.

·      Must have no felony convictions.

·      Must be 18 years of age.

·      Must have a current and valid driver’s license.

·      Prompt and regular attendance.

·      Subject to work on a call-in basis, 24 hours per day, in cases of emergency.

·      Neat, clean, and appropriate attire suited to the work related environment.

·      Adhere to all NFPA regulations.

·      Ability to work weekends and holidays when required.


EQUIPMENT OPERATED:

Hand tools, mowers, weed eaters, edgers, small power tools, vehicles, hoses and rescue equipment. 


PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT: 

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

·      While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; and talk and hear. The employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms.

·      The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 70 pounds. 

·      Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

·      The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

·      The employee will work outside in extreme temperatures and be exposed to adverse weather conditions throughout the year.

·      The employee will be exposed to driving in inclement weather.


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  To apply for any of our available positions, please click the link above or stop by City Hall 520 Broadway Minden, LA 71055 to pick up a paper application for employment. Complete and return via directions listed at the top of the application. If you should have any questions regarding our job listings, please contact Human Resources at (318) 377-2144 ext. 462. City of Minden is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

updated 5.8.24


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