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Parks & Recreation Operations Director

Job Title: 
Parks & Recreation Operations Director
Posting Date: 
Aug 23, 2016
Closing Date: 
Sep 07, 2016
Hours Per Week: 
Full Time
Salary: 
$80,000 per year; paid weekly at $1,538.46; plus benefits.
Internal Only: 
No
Duties: 

The Park & Recreation Operations Director has responsibility for managing operations and implementing policies through development of operational procedures, and managing personnel and budget matters of the City of Somerville Parks and Recreation. The Park & Recreation Operations Director assists the Director in the administration of the operations of the department.

  • Directly, and through subordinates, manages the operations and maintenance of recreation field/facilities areas including: setting standards for acceptable levels and methods of facility operations; conducting inspections of field/facilities and recreational areas; recommending and implementing new field projects and improvements; and researching necessary resources and recommending systems and procedures to carry out projects.
  • Administers the budget for Veterans/Founders Ice Rink including monitoring and approving budget expenditures, and making revenue and expenditure adjustments to stay within budget; provides recommendations for the budget based on analysis of various regional park needs such as position allocation and equipment needs.
  • Provides recommendations for and ensures compliance with operational policies, priorities, and standards relating to field/facilities operations in order to achieve long and short-term program objectives; establishes systems for monitoring programs; develops long-term work plans; develops goals and objectives for assigned area; and participates in developing department wide goals and objectives.
  • Interviews and selects candidates for employment; supervises and trains staff; recommends and takes action on personnel matters; evaluates subordinate staff; and interprets and ensures compliance with MOU's and State contracts.
  • Develops a maintenance plan in collaboration with Parks and Recreation foreman and Office of Strategic Planning & Community Development (OSPCD). Collaboratively they direct and coordinate the grounds maintenance, horticultural, arboricultural, landscape and turf maintenance, and custodial activities within multiple City fields/facilities.
  • Manages difficult situations and unusual problems involving interpretation of department policies and reviews complaints from patrons and recommends solutions to supervisors.
  • Acts as liaison with the Recreation Commission, other City departments and contractors; coordinates special events held at City fields/facilities; and ensures that new construction and fields/facilities improvement projects coordinate with department operations as a whole.
  • Oversees adherence to Parks and Recreation rules and regulations; notifies vendors and users of violations; takes steps to seek compliance; contacts police and/or License and Inspections to enforce rules and regulations.
  • Participates in the interviewing, selection, orientation and training of new employees by subordinate supervisors; reviews recommendations for disciplinary actions; mediates problems that arise between supervisors and employees; acts as liaison with Human Resources to ensure compliance with civil service regulations; stays abreast of Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) regulations and responds to requests for reasonable accommodation at parks and recreation facilities.
  • Submits regular and special reports on field/facilities operations; gathers and analyzes information for these reports; organizes and prepares reports.
  • Performs related work as required.

 

Requirements: 

Bachelor's degree and five (5) years of related experience and or an equivalent combination of training, education, and experience that provides the required knowledge and abilities.

Valid Massachusetts Class C Driver's License is required.

Knowledge of principles and practices of field/facilities operations management; City, State and Federal regulations concerning field/facilities operations; laws, ordinances and principles of field/facilities safety and enforcement activity; fiscal management and budget administration; project management, including the preparation of estimates and bid specifications; performance measurement; current management theory and practices; principles and practices of effective supervision and personnel management; and standard English grammar and usage. Knowledge of emergency procedures, First Aid, and CPR.

Ability to apply the principles, practices, and current trends in the field of athletic field/facility planning and operations; develop and implement program goals, objectives, policies, and procedures. Ensure program operations integrate with department operations as a whole; formulate long range work plans; implement programs directly and through subordinates; manage competing priorities effectively; discuss and resolve differences among multiple parties.

Analyze and project needs and costs; communicate effectively both verbally and in writing using correct grammar, punctuation, and spelling; collect and analyze data; make recommendations and independent decision and project consequences of decisions. Evaluate service levels and performance; develop and administer operating budgets. Read and interpret City, State and Federal laws and regulations; access and use personal computer applications including word-processing; perform basic mathematical calculations; work independently; establish and maintain effective working relationships with others; review, evaluate, and modify work methods; select, train, supervise, and evaluate staff; and plan, organize, and prioritize staff work assignments.

Ability to meet and deal with the public effectively and appropriately; ability to handle problems effectively; ability to communicate clearly, both orally and in writing; ability to operate a computer; ability to maintain confidential information; ability to maintain, manage, and organize records; ability to deal appropriately with employees, officials and members of the general public.

Excellent organizational skills; excellent data processing skill in the use of personal computers and office software including word, excel, and spreadsheet applications.

If a degree or certification is required for this position, you are encouraged to submit with your resume either a copy of your degree or certification OR official/unofficial transcripts which verify the date and degree obtained. However, proof of this education requirement must be submitted prior to appointment.

 

Application Procedure: 

Send your resume and cover letter by Tuesday, September 6, 2016 to: City Hall Personnel Office
93 Highland Avenue
Somerville MA 02143
Fax: 617-666-4426
TTY: 1-866-808-4851
Email: employment_opportunities@somervillema.gov

City of Somerville residents are especially encouraged to apply.
The City of Somerville is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability or any other protected category. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Auxiliary aids and services, written materials in alternative formats, and reasonable modifications in policies and procedures will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities free of charge, upon request.

 

Unused Fields
Job Filled: 
No
Civil Service: 
No
Part Time: 
No
Temporary: 
No

Clinical Youth Specialist

Job Title: 
Clinical Youth Specialist
Posting Date: 
Aug 23, 2016
Closing Date: 
Sep 24, 2016
Hours Per Week: 
Full Time
Salary: 
$66,221.48 per year; paid weekly at $1,273.49; plus benefits.
Internal Only: 
No
Duties: 

The position is responsible for analyzing and diagnosing individuals across life span, and utilizes clinical judgment to assess individual and group needs to make recommendations in relation but not limited to unexpected circumstances and sudden loss. This position is also responsible for program development, training, and data analysis.  The ideal candidate will be a Licensed Individual Clinical Social Worker.

  • Provides consultation and guidance for areas including but not limited to suicide prevention, trauma response, and mental health
  • Develop and customize trainings to address group or departmental needs in relation to mental health or at risk youth and families
  • Attend and participate in various mental health community meetings
  • Provide consultation, training, and group facilitation to various City departments, schools, and Community Groups to address concerns around areas including but not limited to mental health/wellness, substance use/abuse, and suicide prevention
  • Provide leadership to the Somerville Trauma Response Network to respond when a traumatic event occurs within the city
  • Supervise student interns
  • Develop new prevention programs as needed
  • Other duties as assigned
Requirements: 

College Degree and five (5) years experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

Knowledge of federal, state and local public health regulations; working knowledge of public health issues and prevention programs. Must either be a Licensed Social Worker or a Licensed Mental Health Counselor.

Ability to work independently; ability to analyze, diagnose, assess and make applicable recommendations for individuals or groups; ability to evaluate and monitor community and environmental health projects. Must be able to travel to multiple locations.

Public speaking skills; planning and organizational skills; supervisory skills; computer skills

If a degree or certification is required for this position, you are encouraged to submit with your resume either a copy of your degree or certification OR official/unofficial transcripts which verify the date and degree obtained.  However, proof of this education requirement must be submitted prior to appointment.

Application Procedure: 

Send your resume and cover letter by Friday, September 23, 2016 to:

City Hall Personnel Office
93 Highland Avenue
Somerville MA 02143
Fax: 617-666-4426
TTY: 1-866-808-4851
Email: employment_opportunities@somervillema.gov

City of Somerville residents are especially encouraged to apply.

The City of Somerville is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability or any other protected category. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Auxiliary aids and services, written materials in alternative formats, and reasonable modifications in policies and procedures will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities free of charge, upon request.

 

Unused Fields
Job Filled: 
No
Civil Service: 
No
Part Time: 
No
Temporary: 
No

Tax Title Paralegal

Job Title: 
Tax Title Paralegal
Department: 
Posting Date: 
Aug 23, 2016
Closing Date: 
Sep 07, 2016
Hours Per Week: 
25 hours per week
Salary: 
$489.25 per week; plus benefits.
Internal Only: 
No
Duties: 

The position is responsible for assisting property owners in the payment of delinquent real estate taxes, answering questions from the public regarding these requirements, conducting title searches, and filing tax liens. Employee is required to perform all similar or related duties.

 

  • Updates tax, property, and/or customer records through computer input and filing.
  • Verifies legal descriptions and customer documents for legality and reviews all related documents with customer; processes all in accordance with applicable laws and regulations.
  • Researches and responds to customer requests for various information including present and delinquent taxes; issues tax liens and conducts title searches as required.
  • Prepares daily, weekly, monthly, and other reports as required.
  • Provides information by telephone and in person to taxpayers and other interested parties concerning the tax status of City property. Explains and clarifies the tax collection process to the public.
  • Reviews tax records to ensure that all necessary tax information has been accurately documented; checks real estate documents for proper legal description.
  • Certifies titles, which includes checking tax history and determining if legal description on deed is same as on computer and related paperwork.
  • Assists customers by researching the tax status of property, providing the name on
  • the tax roll, taxes paid or due, and amount required for payoff; examines and
  • verifies property descriptions and previous assessed value, special assessments, fees and charges.
  • Updates delinquent tax names and addresses and prepares changes for delinquent notices.
  • Meets with customers to create delinquent tax payment plans, drafts the plan agreements and oversees the proper execution of same by all required parties.
  • Accompanies the supervisor to various courts (including, but not limited to: Land Court, Bankruptcy Court, District Court, Probate Court), registry of deeds, government document storage facilities, etc.
  • Responsible for independent research at the Registry of Deeds for Title Examinations and Land Court matters.
  • Updates and maintains Tax Title, court and payment plan data bases for future reference.
  • Drafts, publishes and files court documents and Tax Title documents when requested to do so.

 

 

Requirements: 

High School diploma or equivalent and one - three years of related experience is required. Paralegal Certification, college degree and/or law school; preferred.

Notary Public

General knowledge of the City's local government policies and procedures, real estate processes, and knowledge of applicable Registry of Deeds processes and requirements.

Ability to meet and deal appropriately with delinquent tax customers; ability to handle problems effectively; ability to communicate clearly, both orally and in writing; ability to operate a computer; ability to maintain, manage, and organize records; ability to deal appropriately with City and Department employees.

Excellent organizational skills; excellent data processing skill in the use of personal computers and office software including word processing, data base and spreadsheet applications

If a degree or certification is required for this position, you are encouraged to submit with your resume either a copy of your degree or certification OR official/unofficial transcripts which verify the date and degree obtained. However, proof of this education requirement must be submitted prior to appointment.


Application Procedure: 

Send your resume and cover letter by Tuesday, September 6, 2016 to:
City Hall Personnel Office
93 Highland Avenue
Somerville MA 02143
Fax: 617-666-4426
TTY: 1-866-808-4851
Email: employment_opportunities@somervillema.gov

City of Somerville residents are especially encouraged to apply.

The City of Somerville is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability or any other protected category. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Auxiliary aids and services, written materials in alternative formats, and reasonable modifications in policies and procedures will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities free of charge, upon request.

 

Unused Fields
Job Filled: 
No
Civil Service: 
No
Part Time: 
No
Temporary: 
No

Director of Engineering

Job Title: 
Director of Engineering
Department: 
Posting Date: 
Aug 18, 2016
Closing Date: 
Sep 19, 2016
Hours Per Week: 
Full Time
Salary: 
$110,000 per year; paid weekly at $2,115.38; plus benefits.
Internal Only: 
No
Duties: 

The Director of Engineering is responsible for managing, maintaining, planning and improving the City's basic infrastructure including roads, sidewalks, sewers, drainage and water systems. Employee is required to perform all similar or related duties.

 

  • Manages and plans infrastructure improvements of roads, sidewalks, water systems, sewerage systems and drainage.
  • Prepares designs, specifications, cost and quantity estimates of various improvements. Reviews site plans of new development (public and private) for compliance with City policies, standards, ordinances and sound engineering design.
  • Investigates flooding and sewerage backups and assisting Sewer Department in providing solutions to these problems.
  • Issues sewer and drain permits to licensed drain-layers to connect to the City's sewer system. Inspects new connections and repairs to the sewer system.
  • Prepares required environmental reports for submittal to State and Federal agencies.
  • Oversees the Street opening Permit system and investigates roadway failures such as sink holes and poorly constructed trench repairs.
  • Maintains all plans, drawings, field notes and records of the City's basic infrastructure and ensures this information is properly filed, secured and protected.
  • Reviews major improvements designed by consultants for compliance with City of Somerville standards and sound engineering design.
  • Serves as liaison with other governmental agencies such as DEP, EPA, MWRA and Massachusetts Highway Department on a variety of issues of concern to the City.
  • Maintains all the plans, drawings, files and records pertaining to the City's infrastructure.
  • Attend and speak at public ResiStat meeting and regular Board of Alderman meetings.
  • Provides technical and engineering advice to various departments within the City and to the general public.

 

 

Requirements: 

Bachelor's degree in an Engineering discipline with seven (7) years of experience in the engineering field, or related work experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

Registered Professional Engineer (P.E.) License in accordance with State law.
D-4 Water Operator License preferred.

Knowledge of civil engineering principles and practices such as roadway design and construction techniques, sewer design and construction, drainage design and construction, hydraulics and hydrology; knowledge of roadway, sidewalk, sewer, water and drainage maintenance and repair techniques.

Ability to analyze water system flows and pressures and water main and water service design and construction.

Must possess management and communication skills.

If a degree or certification is required for this position, you are encouraged to submit with your resume either a copy of your degree or certification OR official/unofficial transcripts which verify the date and degree obtained. However, proof of this education requirement must be submitted prior to appointment.

 

Application Procedure: 

Send your resume and cover letter by Sunday, September 18, 2016 to:
City Hall Personnel Office
93 Highland Avenue
Somerville MA 02143
Fax: 617-666-4426
TTY: 1-866-808-4851
Email: employment_opportunities@somervillema.gov

City of Somerville residents are especially encouraged to apply.

The City of Somerville is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability or any other protected category. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Auxiliary aids and services, written materials in alternative formats, and reasonable modifications in policies and procedures will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities free of charge, upon request.

 

Unused Fields
Job Filled: 
No
Civil Service: 
No
Part Time: 
No
Temporary: 
No

Project Manager - Capital Construction

Job Title: 
Project Manager - Capital Construction
Posting Date: 
Aug 10, 2016
Closing Date: 
Aug 27, 2016
Hours Per Week: 
Full Time
Salary: 
$82,400.00 per year; paid weekly at $1,584.62; plus benefits package.
Internal Only: 
No
Duties: 

The Project Manager-Capital Construction is responsible for managing, coordinating and directing small medium and large capital projects through design, permitting and construction. This position coordinates and directs all activities and personnel involved in the implementation and completion of projects and contracts including but not limited to design, scheduling, permitting, construction, legal procedures, budget and construction compliance. Employee is required to perform all similar or related duties. Oversee the design, permitting and construction of assigned capital projects. Experience or familiarity with public contracting and procuring construction contracts under MGL c. 149 and MGL c. 149a. Ensures that capital construction projects are designed, constructed and completed in accordance with goals established by the Capital Projects and Planning Department with respect to quality of work, schedule and budget. Develops Request for Proposals (RFP's) and has experience with evaluating and selecting architects and engineers (designer selection process). Ability to prepare and/or review bid specifications. Researches and assists in the development of strategic options for long range capital planning. Completes Division of Capital Asset Management (DCAM) contractor evaluations. Tracks change orders, submittal's and requests for information (R.F.I.'s). Determines need for, reviews and approves change orders on design and/or construction projects. Reviews and approves contractors' certificates for payment and/or consultant invoices. Reviews, approves or details changes needed on consultant work products. Analyzes and/or prepares written reports on program and project performance using qualitative analyses and other project management techniques. Develops program and project budgets, schedules, work plans, labor utilization and cost estimates and projections. Works cooperatively with other city employees and departments and private organizations to facilitate project implementation and completion. Interacts with the public concerning events and incidents that arise as a result of capital projects. Meets and works with elected officials, community representatives, business owners and residents to review proposed projects and activities, address questions and comments and educate community on the value and need for proposed projects. May make presentations to aldermen committees as well as to resident advocacy groups. Attends and manages public meetings outside of regular work hours.

Requirements: 

Bachelor's degree in architecture or design and five to seven years of construction related experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job. Extensive knowledge of building systems, codes and ADA/AAB requirements. Experience and proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite (Word, Exec, Outlook, PowerPoint). Extensive experience in understanding and comprehending construction plans and specifications. MCPPO Certification preferred. Professionally licensed or seeking professional licensure in architecture preferred. Massachusetts Construction Supervisors License also considered. Valid Massachusetts driver's license required.

Application Procedure: 

The job announcement will remain open until the position is filled.

Send resume along with a cover letter to:

City Hall Personnel Office
93 Highland Ave.
Somerville, MA 02143

Or fax: (617) 666-4426
Or TTY: (866) 808-4851
Or email employment_opportunities@somervillema.gov 

City of Somerville residents are especially encouraged to apply.

The city of Somerville is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability or any other protected category. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Auxiliary aids and services, written materials in alternative formats, and reasonable modifications in policies and procedures will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities free of charge, upon request

Unused Fields
Job Filled: 
No
Civil Service: 
No
Part Time: 
No
Temporary: 
No

Director of Finance & Administration (DPW)

Job Title: 
Director of Finance & Administration (DPW)
Posting Date: 
Aug 02, 2016
Hours Per Week: 
Full Time
Salary: 
$90,000 per year; paid weekly at $1,730.77; plus benefits.
Internal Only: 
No
Duties: 

The employee is responsible for all administrative, financial and business office customer service functions of the DPW. Employee is required to perform all similar or related duties.

  • Directs, coordinates and supervises administrative, financial and service functions of office.
  • Manages accounting, budgeting and payroll activities.
  • Provides financial analyses of ongoing project.
  • Performs studies and prepare operational reports of divisional functions and activities.
  • Monitors O&M spending and make recommendations for budget adjustments.
  • Reviews revenue receipts and entries for proper posting in accounting system.
  • Manages service section responsible for providing centralized reception, work request and complaint services.
  • Establishes administrative and operational controls to record and monitor departmental activities (i.e., attendance, overtime project costs).
  • Develops and implement divisional procedures.
  • Participates in developing and implementing departmental policy.
  • Works with Director of Operations and Superintendents to maintain fiscal control of divisional budgets.
  • Performs analyses for Water & Sewer Department including account research and analysis either proactively or in response to customer request.
  • Performs revenue analysis and rate setting function in cooperation with Commissioner and Water/Sewer Superintendent.

 

Requirements: 

Education and Experience: Bachelor's Degree in finance and seven (7) years experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

Knowledge of governmental budgeting and accounting; knowledge of enterprise fund accounting.

Ability to interact with diverse groups and individuals.

Ability to complete multiple tasks in a timely, detailed and organized manner.

Analytical skills required. Proficient data processing skills including worked processing and spread sheet applications.

If a degree or certification is required for this position, you are encouraged to submit with your resume either a copy of your degree or certification OR official/unofficial transcripts which verify the date and degree obtained. However, proof of this education requirement must be submitted prior to appointment.

 

Application Procedure: 

The job announcement will remain open until the position is filled.

Send your resume and cover letter to:
City Hall Personnel Office
93 Highland Avenue
Somerville MA 02143
Fax: 617-666-4426
TTY: 1-866-808-4851
Email: employment_opportunities@somervillema.gov

City of Somerville residents are especially encouraged to apply.

The City of Somerville is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability or any other protected category. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Auxiliary aids and services, written materials in alternative formats, and reasonable modifications in policies and procedures will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities free of charge, upon request.

 

Unused Fields
Job Filled: 
No
Civil Service: 
No
Part Time: 
No
Temporary: 
No

Legislative Liaison

Job Title: 
Legislative Liaison
Department: 
Posting Date: 
Aug 02, 2016
Hours Per Week: 
Full Time
Salary: 
$61,800 per year; paid weekly at $1,188.46; plus benefits.
Internal Only: 
No
Duties: 

Responsibilities include communication and coordination with key external partners such as the
Board of Aldermen, the State Delegation, the Federal Delegation, the Governor's Office,
executive offices in other municipalities, and the School Department as well as other public
entities, business associations and non-profit organizations. Employee is required to perform all
similar or related duties.

 

  • Serves as liaison to the Board of Aldermen, the State Delegation, the Federal Delegation,
the Governor's Administration, other municipalities, and the School Department; works closely with Intergovernmental Affairs Director to respond to requests and effectively collaborate with key external partners.
  • Builds information links so that data flows efficiently between the Mayor, Departments, The Board of Alderman and the public.
  • Collaborates with the Mayor, Board of Aldermen, Intergovernmental Affairs Director, and other Departments as necessary, to develop policy recommendations.
  • Works with the Board of Aldermen to find answers and identify solutions to questions and concerns raised by residents.
  • Participates in citywide budget planning and review in preparation for Board
presentations; responds to related Board inquiries.
  • Tracks local, state, and federal legislation of importance to the City of Somerville; collaborates with relevant Departments to advocate and write testimony of behalf of the City.
  • Serves as project manager on specific initiatives.
  • Represents the Administration at Board of Aldermen meetings and public meetings as needed.

 

 

Requirements: 

Education and Experience: Bachelor's Degree in public policy, public administration, business, finance, statistics, or computer science and three (3) years' experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job. Master's degree preferred.

Working knowledge of municipal operations. Working knowledge in handling and analysis of administrative data practices and techniques; working knowledge of office software including word processing, access and spread sheet applications. Knowledge of accounting and finance analysis techniques to interpret and manipulate departmental financial information and to assist with the design and development of the program/performance based budget.

Ability to establish and maintain effective and harmonious working relationships with department personnel conflicts regarding strategy, policy and operations; ability to work independently in an efficient manner; ability to communicate effectively in written and oral form; ability to establish and maintain complex record keeping and accounting systems; ability to manage multiple tasks in an efficient manner; ability to carry out assignments to completion in an efficient and accurate manner. Ability to develop excellent facilitation and public speaking skills.

Skill in operating personal computers and applicable word processing and spread sheet applications; excellent interpersonal skills; time management skills, self-motivational skills and organizational skills are very important. Excellent written and public speaking communication skills.

If a degree or certification is required for this position, you are encouraged to submit with your resume either a copy of your degree or certification OR official/unofficial transcripts which verify the date and degree obtained. However, proof of this education requirement must be submitted prior to appointment.

Application Procedure: 

This position will remain open until filled. Send your resume and cover letter to:
City Hall Personnel Office
93 Highland Avenue
Somerville MA 02143
Fax: 617-666-4426
TTY: 1-866-808-4851
Email: employment_opportunities@somervillema.gov

City of Somerville residents are especially encouraged to apply.

The City of Somerville is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability or any other protected category. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Auxiliary aids and services, written materials in alternative formats, and reasonable modifications in policies and procedures will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities free of charge, upon request.

 

Unused Fields
Job Filled: 
No
Civil Service: 
No
Part Time: 
No
Temporary: 
No

IT Specialist - Public Safety

Job Title: 
IT Specialist - Public Safety
Department: 
Posting Date: 
Jul 28, 2016
Closing Date: 
Aug 29, 2016
Hours Per Week: 
Full Time
Salary: 
$51,500 per year; $990.38 paid weekly at; plus benefits.
Internal Only: 
No
Duties: 

Responsible for assisting departments and employees with troubleshooting, repair and customer service for all IT related hardware and software.

  • Provides hardware and software support for desktop computers running Microsoft operating systems for all city personnel.
  • Manage and administer windows active directory environment, windows operating systems, Microsoft office suite and all other required software via a windows environment.
  • Manage periodic and timely deployment of patches and software updates to end user desktops via active directory.
  • Administer Microsoft O365 in a cloud environment - administer user accounts, groups, quotas and policies.
  • Configure, install, upgrade and support windows operating systems and application software on servers.
  • Analyze storage and memory requirements for hardware to plan procurements, configurations and deployment.
  • Work with Track It! Ticketing system for all incoming work orders and triage issues with the appropriate IT and/external resources.
  • Evaluate user requests for problems with hardware and software.
  • Coordinate with all departments regarding computer equipment, personnel moves and other computer issues.
  • Coordinate new hire and employee separation with the Personnel Department in a timely manner.
  • Maintain and update the data center inventory.
  • Monitor all servers for hardware/performance issues and perform problem diagnostics and resolution as they arise.
  • Support Helpdesk phones and immediate computer problems via Proxy host software or do on-site help in a timely manner.
  • Assist in managing Print server and evening data backups.
  • Provide basic user training/instruction on COS software applications as needed.
  • Participate in "off hours/weekend" rotating support schedule.
  • Assist with the managing. Programming and troubleshooting of all mobile devices issued by the COS.
  • Assist in the maintenance of virtual services and thin clients.

Requirements: 

College Degree and three (3) years experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

Certification in Microsoft Software Support, COMPA, CISCO is preferred. Certification in desktop repair and troubleshooting from a duly authorized institution preferred.

Knowledge of Windows servers, laptops, networks, and servers. Extensive experience in O365, Microsoft Suite and Microsoft Active Directory. Experience configuring and troubleshooting cellular devices using O365 and calendar. Experience with VMware, and Cloud applications and Cloud Management.

Ability to use track-it or other work order tracking software.

Skill in dealing with internal customers and troubleshooting. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills (written and verbal).

If a degree or certification is required for this position, you are encouraged to submit with your resume either a copy of your degree or certification OR official/unofficial transcripts which verify the date and degree obtained. However, proof of this education requirement must be submitted prior to appointment.

 

Application Procedure: 

Send your resume and cover letter by Sunday, August 28 to:

City Hall Personnel Office
93 Highland Avenue
Somerville MA 02143
Fax: 617-666-4426
TTY: 1-866-808-4851
Email: employment_opportunities@somervillema.gov

City of Somerville residents are especially encouraged to apply.

The City of Somerville is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability or any other protected category. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Auxiliary aids and services, written materials in alternative formats, and reasonable modifications in policies and procedures will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities free of charge, upon request.

 

Unused Fields
Job Filled: 
No
Civil Service: 
No
Part Time: 
No
Temporary: 
No

Inclusionary Housing Specialist

Job Title: 
Inclusionary Housing Specialist
Department: 
Posting Date: 
Jul 27, 2016
Closing Date: 
Aug 27, 2016
Hours Per Week: 
Full Time
Salary: 
$51,500-$53,056 per year; paid weekly at $990.38-$1,020.31; salary commensurate with experience, education and qualifications; plus benefits.
Internal Only: 
No
Duties: 

The employee is responsible for assisting in the work of the City's Inclusionary Housing program and other tasks as needed to support the work of the City's Housing division.

  • Determining and certifying income eligibility of applicants;
  • Reviewing applications for completeness, to ensure all necessary documentation is provided for Inclusionary and/or other housing programs;
  • Responding to applicant inquiries for Inclusionary housing;
  • Calculating affordable housing resale prices;
  • Preparing and reviewing reports on program activities, as needed;
  • Performing research and assisting in development of related Inclusionary recommendations procedures and policies as needed;
  • Preparing cash deposits, requisitions and invoices for payment through the City's Munis System in support of Inclusionary Program as necessary;
  • Assistance with Information Sessions and other related marketing activities;
  • Identifying and assisting  in resolving instances of non-compliance;
  • Assisting with updating Inclusionary housing and other information and manuals on an ongoing basis, including guidance on the Housing Division's website;
  • Work involves occasional attendance at night meetings as needed.
  • Maintain project files.

 

Requirements: 

College Degree and five (5) years experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

Extensive knowledge of housing issues.

Ability to meet and deal with the public effectively and appropriately; ability to handle problems and emergencies effectively; ability to communicate clearly, both orally and in writing; ability to operate a computer; ability to maintain confidential information; ability to maintain, manage, and organize records; ability to work independently and set priorities.

Excellent organizational skills; excellent data processing skills in the use of personal computers and office software including word processing, data base management, internet and spreadsheet applications.

If a degree or certification is required for this position, you are encouraged to submit with your resume either a copy of your degree or certification OR official/unofficial transcripts which verify the date and degree obtained. However, proof of this education requirement must be submitted prior to appointment.

Application Procedure: 

Send your resume and cover letter by Friday, August 26, 2016 to:

City Hall Personnel Office
93 Highland Avenue
Somerville MA 02143
Fax: 617-666-4426
TTY: 1-866-808-4851
Email: employment_opportunities@somervillema.gov

City of Somerville residents are especially encouraged to apply.

The City of Somerville is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability or any other protected category. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Auxiliary aids and services, written materials in alternative formats, and reasonable modifications in policies and procedures will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities free of charge, upon request.

 

Unused Fields
Job Filled: 
No
Civil Service: 
No
Part Time: 
No
Temporary: 
No

Library Generalist

Job Title: 
Library Generalist
Department: 
Posting Date: 
Jul 27, 2016
Closing Date: 
Aug 27, 2016
Hours Per Week: 
35 Hours per week including one night per week and one Saturday every 3 – 4 weeks.
Salary: 
$45,796.92 per year; paid weekly at $880.71; plus benefits.
Internal Only: 
No
Duties: 

Duties

Reports to the Deputy Library Director.

Fills in at public service desks, including Circulation, Children's Room, Youth Services, Reference Desk, etc. at Central library (and occasionally branch libraries), as needed. Works directly with the public. Assists patrons in using both print and electronic library resources in person, by email, telephone, etc. Periodically weeds designated areas of the collection as assigned by the head of the department. Works on readers' advisory lists, displays, patron requests, and grants. Delivers books, DVD's, books on CD, etc. to homebound patrons. Attends professional development workshops, conferences, and online webinars; and reads the professional literature to expand knowledge of library trends, skills, best practices, etc. Performs basic troubleshooting and support for library technology (e.g., printers, copiers, scanners, etc.). Completes special projects as assigned. Performs other duties as assigned.

Outreach Duties

Develops and maintains partnerships, and relationships with local community, civic, and business groups, individuals, local, state, and regional professional associations, and City of Somerville departments.
Develop and deliver collections, services, and programs for people of all ages and backgrounds.
Actively seeks program presenters and exhibitions. Researches, writes, implements and reports on grants to support library collections, services, and programming. Develops surveys and other tools to measure effectiveness of collections, services and programs, and to measure interest in future collections; services, and programs, and prepares reports about same.
Prepares and delivers presentations to local community, civic and business groups and organizations to promote library collections, services, programs, and events.
Promotes new, and existing library collections, services, programs, and events, in person, via print, web and other social media.

 

Requirements: 

MLS AND ALA FROM ACCREDITED LIBRARY SCHOOL AND at least TWO YEARS OF PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE.

If a degree or certification is required for this position, you are encouraged to submit with your resume either a copy of your degree or certification OR official/unofficial transcripts which verify the date and degree obtained. However, proof of this education requirement must be submitted prior to appointment.

Application Procedure: 

Send resume along with a cover letter by Friday, August 26, 2016, to:

City Hall Personnel Office
93 Highland Avenue
Somerville MA 02143
Fax: 617-666-4426
TTY: 1-866-808-4851
Email: employment_opportunities@somervillema.gov
City of Somerville residents are especially encouraged to apply.

The City of Somerville is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability or any other protected category. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Auxiliary aids and services, written materials in alternative formats, and reasonable modifications in policies and procedures will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities free of charge, upon request.

 

Unused Fields
Job Filled: 
No
Civil Service: 
No
Part Time: 
No
Temporary: 
No