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Notice is hereby given that the members of the City Council of the City of Phenix City, Alabama, will meet with the members of the Historic Preservation Commission at 2 p.m., Eastern Time, Monday, March 6, 2017, in the Third Floor Conference Room of the Municipal Building, located at 601 12th Street, Phenix City, Alabama.

The purpose of this meeting will be to review Historic Preservation maps.

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The City Council of the City of Phenix CIty will conduct the regularly scheduled council meeting set for 6 p.m., Eastern Time, Tuesday, March 21, 2017, at the Martin-Idle Hour Park Community Center located at 3746 Moon Lake Drive, Phenix City, Alabama.

The location has been changed to allow more of the community an opportunity to participate in City Council meetings. The meeting is open to the public.

No other council meetings are currently scheduled for this location.

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Personnel Requisition Form

Department: Utilities
Date: February 16, 2017
Supervisor: Superintendent
Date Needed: ASAP
Number of Employees Requested: One
Work Hours: 40 hours per week – Overtime as needed

Job Title: Maintenance Supervisor
Starting Salary: $20.5694 / hourly
Position Status: Full-time
Reason Needed: Replacement

Position Overview

Under direction from the Superintendent schedules and performs preventative maintenance and repair of all phases of operations of the Wastewater plant and pumping stations.  Prepares and submits requisitions for needed repair parts.  Trains employees in preventative maintenance. Under direction coordinates and schedules required equipment maintenance.  Completes shop work orders that are needed for repairs. Assist with plant operations as needed. Maintain records indicating corrective maintenance measures performed as well as daily preventive maintenance performed such as greasing equipment and oil changes.  Implement an effective maintenance schedule to be strictly followed to ensure cost savings to the city and minimal equipment failure. Report any and all equipment failures and repairs to the Superintendent as soon as possible.

Qualifications Required

Must have high school diploma or GED equivalent;  must hold grade IV wastewater operator certification through ADEM; must have class A CDL; must possess a mechanical aptitude and knowledge of electrical systems to ensure proper specifications are met;  reading skills to comprehend diagrams, blueprints and technical specifications.  Must have two (2) years in maintenance supervisory experience or have equivalent combination of training and experience in general maintenance and electrical background.  Must possess manual dexterity to use a variety of tools.  Must hear well enough to communicate in person and over the phone (hearing aid acceptable).  Must speak clearly and loudly enough to be heard and understood over phone and in person.  Must have body movement to move freely about and agility to work in confined or awkward positions.

Documents Required

  • High School Diploma / GED
  • Class A CDL
  • ADEM Wastewater Grade IV License

How to Apply

Applications for this position will be accepted until a pool of 20 applications is received or the position is filled, whichever comes first. Current city employees wishing to apply should send Internal Job Application provided by the Human Resources Department to the HR Director by the deadline stated. (A courtesy copy will be sent to the employee’s department head.)

Applications can be found online (download an application) or picked up at the City of Phenix City Human Resources Department:
1103 Broad Street
Phenix City, AL 36867
Ph: 334 448-2706

Applications are available for pick up and drop off on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., Eastern Time, and Fridays from 2 until 5 p.m., Eastern Time. You may also email your completed application with the required supporting documents.

Job Description

Job Title: Maintenance Supervisor
Department: Utilities
Location: Wastewater Treatment Plant
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Code: SM-07
Reports to: Plant Superintendent

Job Summary

Must have high school diploma or GED equivalent;  must hold grade IV wastewater operator certification through ADEM; must have class A CDL; must possess a mechanical aptitude and knowledge of electrical systems to ensure proper specifications are met;  reading skills to comprehend diagrams, blueprints and technical specifications.  Must have two (2) years in maintenance supervisory experience or have equivalent combination of training and experience in general maintenance and electrical background.  Must possess manual dexterity to use a variety of tools.  Must hear well enough to communicate in person and over the phone (hearing aid acceptable).  Must speak clearly and loudly enough to be heard and understood over phone and in person.  Must have body movement to move freely about and agility to work in confined or awkward positions.

Duties & Responsibilities

A. Planning and Administration (25%) – Under direction coordinates and schedules required equipment maintenance. Order parts and equipment needed to perform various maintenance tasks. Completes shop work orders that are needed for repairs. May initiate requisitions for parts or equipment. Assist with plant operations as needed. Maintain records indicating corrective maintenance measures performed as well as daily preventive maintenance performed such as greasing equipment and oil changes.  Implement an effective maintenance schedule to be strictly followed to ensure cost savings to the city and minimal equipment failure. Report any and all equipment failures and repairs to the Superintendent as soon as possible.

B. Equipment Maintenance Operation (65%) – Maintain all plant equipment, including pumps, screens, compressors, basin mechanisms, tank and pumping station equipment and electrical components. Maintain all portable equipment including vehicles, mowers and pumps. Change light bulbs, and air conditioning filters as needed.  Perform electrical inspections and repairs when such failures occur. Rebuild pump internal components and replace pump bearings as needed. Assist in grounds maintenance as needed.

C. Supervision and Leadership (10%) – Supervises plant employees to ensure accuracy and completion of assigned tasks. Assists in training new employees. Coordinates schedules with the superintendent. Fills in as plant superintendent (Grade IV Operator) from time to time. Has a good understanding of division rules & regs and City’s rules & regs to administer to plant staff. Submits and obtains approval of leave time. Assists in other departments as needed. Attends division and departmental meetings and safety meetings. Maintains uniform and safety attire to conform to dress code and safety rules. Performs additional tasks as needed or upon request.

Job Specifications

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities – Must possess a mechanical aptitude and knowledge of electrical systems to ensure proper specifications are met; reading skill to comprehend diagrams, blueprints and technical specifications.  Must possess manual dexterity to use a variety of tools.  Must hear well enough to communicate in person or over the phone (hearing aid acceptable).  Must speak clearly and loudly enough to be heard and understood over the phone and in person  Must have body movement to move freely about and agility to work in confined or awkward positions.  Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.  Must be able to withstand exposure to in climate weather, dust, gases and chemicals.

Credentials and Experience – Must have high school diploma or GED equivalent; must have two (2) years in maintenance supervisory experience or have equivalent combination of training and experience in general maintenance and electrical background.  Must be a Grade IV Wastewater Operator.  Must have Class A CDL.

Special Requirements – Be willing to comply with City of Phenix City policies and work rules.  Be willing to work during non-duty hours, holidays and weekends when necessary to achieve goals. Be willing to adhere to safety regulations and wear required safety equipment.

Personnel Requisition Form

Department: Utilities
Date: February 14, 2017
Supervisor: Director
Date Needed: ASAP
Number of Employees Requested: One
Work Hours: 40 hours per week – Overtime as needed

Job Title: Purchasing Clerk / Meter Technician Supervisor
Starting Salary: $14.0394 / hourly
Position Status: Full-time
Reason Needed: Replacement

Position Overview

Under general supervision reviews requisitions and request for pays for all five Utilities divisions; submit request for pays for invoices not needing a purchase order number; monitor stocking levels to determine needs for materials and supplies; confers with vendors to obtain product or service information, determines method of procurement and coordinates the preparation of purchase orders; maintains, files and retrieves documents as needed, documents and update logs, prepares reports upon request and performs additional tasks in support of the department’s administration as needed; directly supervises warehouse personnel, meter technicians and custodian; ensures that meter technicians have all necessary equipment needed to perform their tasks; schedules leave time for warehouse clerk, meter technicians, and dispatch operator; interviews, trains employees, counsels employees on work related issues and rates performance; maintains filing system, documents and retrieves material as needed; overtime as needed.

Qualifications Required

Graduation from high school, prior experience in warehouse / purchasing, must possess a valid state-issued driver’s license. Be willing to work during non-duty hours, holidays and weekends when necessary to achieve goals. Prior experience locating/reading meters preferred.    Knowledge of the City of Phenix City purchasing procedures and work rules; Reading skills to comprehend maps, procedures, regulations and related documents of moderate complexity. Writing skills to prepare forms and records, memoranda, reports, performance appraisal, schedules, instructions and similar documents; Math skills to add columns of figures, subtract, multiply and divide in performing calculation involving decimals and percentages. Computer skills including keyboarding, text processing and use of specialized programs such as excel to create different types of spread sheets. Verbal communication skills to speak to individuals and small groups, talk on telephone and two-way radio. Ability to communicate with, motivate and lead employees to accomplish objectives in a timely manner; some knowledge of city, location and density of residential, business and industrial customers; Knowledge of organization and operating procedures of Utilities Department. Knowledge of municipal water system and meters and related equipment; Ability to work as a team member.

Physical Qualifications Required

Must be agile enough to effectively maneuver in all areas of the warehouse to include climbing ladders; must be strong enough to lift 50 or more pounds; must have sufficient vision to decipher numerical data (corrective lenses acceptable); must hear well enough to communicate over a two way radio (hearing aid acceptable)

Documents Required

  • Valid Driver’s License
  • High School Diploma

How to Apply

Applications for this position will be accepted until a pool of 20 applications is received or the position is filled, whichever comes first. Current city employees wishing to apply should send Internal Job Application provided by the Human Resources Department to the HR Director by the deadline stated. (A courtesy copy will be sent to the employee’s department head.)

Applications can be found online (download an application) or picked up at the City of Phenix City Human Resources Department:
1103 Broad Street
Phenix City, AL 36867
Ph: 334 448-2706

Applications are available for pick up and drop off on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., Eastern Time, and Fridays from 2 until 5 p.m., Eastern Time. You may also email your completed application with all of the supporting documents.

Job Description

Job Title: Purchasing Clerk / Meter Technician Supervisor
Department: Utilities Administration
Location: Municipal Building
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Code: EAP-6
Reports to: Director

Job Summary

Under general supervision reviews requisitions and request for pays for all five Utilities divisions; submit request for pays for invoices not needing a purchase order number; monitor stocking levels to determine needs for materials and supplies; confers with vendors to obtain product or service information, determines method of procurement and coordinates the preparation of purchase orders; maintains, files and retrieves documents as needed, documents and update logs, prepares reports upon request and performs additional tasks in support of the department’s administration as needed; directly supervises warehouse personnel, meter technicians and custodian; ensures that meter technicians have all necessary equipment needed to perform their tasks; schedules leave time for warehouse clerk, meter technicians, and dispatch operator; interviews, trains employees, counsels employees on work related issues and rates performance; maintains filing system, documents and retrieves material as needed; overtime as needed.

Duties & Responsibilities

A. Purchasing  Procedures (80%) – Reviews requisitions for  Water Distribution and Wastewater Collection for items such as valves, pipes, sleeve, fittings, meters, radios, and related equipment and supplies and for office supplies. Confers with vendors to obtain product or service information such as price, availability and delivery schedules. Prepares requisitions, calculate items listed and verifies totals. Prepares purchase orders for procuring items for immediate use or for inventory. Verifies incoming shipments against requisitions to ensure kind and quantities received and prices; attaches delivery ticket to requisition, verifies purchase order number and files. Issues purchase order number to supervisors for supplies, equipment and material. Receives and processes invoices from vendors, verifies totals and obtain necessary signatures for approval and payment.

B. Meter Operation (10%) – Hold meeting with meter technicians to discuss daily work schedule. Ensures that all disconnects and service orders are equally divided among the technicians. Maintain contact with the meter technicians in resolving problems such as vehicle breakdown, laptop issues, out-of-the-way meters, dogs.

C. Supervision (10%) – Interviews applicants for employment and makes hiring recommendations. Orientates new employees on procedures and work rules. Coordinates on-the-job training for all meter technicians. Coordinates relief and leave time between the warehouse clerk, meter technician, custodian and dispatch office. Trains and counsels employees. Rates performance of employees. Issues verbal correction or may recommend additional disciplinary action if needed.

Job Specifications

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities – Knowledge of the City of Phenix City purchasing procedures and work rules; Reading skills to comprehend maps, procedures, regulations and related documents of moderate complexity. Writing skills to prepare forms and records, memoranda, reports, performance appraisal, schedules, instructions and similar documents; Math skills to add columns of figures, subtract, multiply and divide in performing calculation involving decimals and percentages. Computer skills including keyboarding, text processing and use of specialized programs such as excel to create different types of spread sheets. Verbal communication skills to speak to individuals and small groups, talk on telephone and two-way radio. Ability to communicate with, motivate and lead employees to accomplish objectives in a timely manner; some knowledge of city, location and density of residential, business and industrial customers; Knowledge of organization and operating procedures of Utilities Department. Knowledge of municipal water system and meters and related equipment; Ability to work as a team member.

Credentials and Experience – Graduation from high school, prior experience in warehouse/purchasing, must possess a valid, state-issued driver’s license.  Prior experience locating / reading meters preferred.

Special Requirements – Be willing to comply with City of Phenix City policies and work rules.  Be willing to work during non-duty hours, holidays and weekends when necessary to achieve goals.

Personnel Requisition Form

Department: Engineering / Public Works – Streets & Drainage
Date: February 10, 2017
Supervisor: Streets & Drainage Supervisor
Date Needed: ASAP
Number of Employees Requested: One
Work Hours: 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., ET – Overtime as needed

Job Title: Service Maintenance Worker Semi-Skilled
Starting Salary: $11.3722 / hourly
Position Status: Full-time
Reason Needed: Replacement

Position Overview

Under general supervision assists in construction and maintenance of streets and drainage infrastructure on City right of ways and easements.  With minimal instruction performs various task using hands, hand tools, and power tools with earth embankment, aggregate base, asphalt, concrete, rip rap, brick/block masonry, lumber, erosion control netting, silt fence, grass seed, and mulch to construct and maintain paved/unpaved streets, sidewalks, curb and gutter, storm drain pipes/inlets, roadway shoulders/slopes, and drainage ditches.  Assist in placement of traffic control devices and in directing of traffic using flags and hand signals.  Assist in loading/unloading and maintenance of tools and equipment.  Performs additional tasks in support of the department as needed or upon request.

Qualifications Required

Have high school education, GED or equivalent training and experience. Assist in construction and maintenance of streets and drainage infrastructure.  Excavates, moves, and compacts earth embankment using hand tools and power tools.  Places and compacts base and asphalt using hand tools and power equipment in order to patch, overlay, and seal cracks on City streets.  Constructs concrete forms from lumber.  Mixes, places, and finishes concrete.  Constructs curb and gutter, sidewalks, inlets, junction boxes, retaining walls, and headwalls using brick/ block masonry and concrete.  Assist in pipe laying operations by grading trench and handling/joining pipe.  Grades ditches using hand tools.  Removes asphalt, concrete, and debris using jackhammers and saws and loads onto trucks and equipment.  Places filter fabric, rip rap, erosion control netting, silt fence, grass seed and mulch.  Assist equipment operators by spotting and giving verbal directions and hand signals. Places traffic control devices around work zone to conform to the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices.  Directs traffic around work zone using traffic control devices, hand signals, and two-way radios. Gathers necessary tools and equipment for job and loads onto truck.  Ensures tools are in proper condition and proper working order.  Cleans tools and equipment and ensures that tools and equipment are stored properly. Attends departmental and safety meetings as required.  Maintains uniforms and safety attire to conform to proper dress codes and safety rules at all times.

Physical Qualifications Required

Must be dexterous enough to use hands and fingers to grasp and manipulate tools and/or equipment;  must be agile enough to climb in and out of truck to load and or unload necessary equipment;  must be able to work on uneven terrain in traffic areas:  must possess adequate upper and lower body strength to maintain control while operating tamping machines and/or other equipment while on uneven terrain;   must hear well enough to receive communications over a two-way radio (hearing aid acceptable);  must speak clearly and loudly enough to be heard and understood in person and/or over two-way radio;  must see well enough to safely operate equipment;  must be able to assist in lifting equipment up to 250 pounds; must be able to withstand exposure to the elements to include extreme heat and/or cold;  must pass a pre-employment drug screen.

Qualifications Preferred

Prior janitorial experience preferred.

Documents Required

  • Valid Driver’s License
  • High School Diploma / GED or Equivalent Training / Experience

How to Apply

Applications for this position will be accepted until a pool of 20 applications is received or the position is filled, whichever comes first. Current city employees wishing to apply should send Internal Job Application provided by the Human Resources Department to the HR Director by the deadline stated. (A courtesy copy will be sent to the employee’s department head.)

Applications can be found online (download an application) or picked up at the City of Phenix City Human Resources Department:
1103 Broad Street
Phenix City, AL 36867
Ph: 334 448-2706

Applications are available for pick up and drop off on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., Eastern Time, and Fridays from 2 until 5 p.m., Eastern Time. You may also email your completed application.

Job Description

Job Title: Service Maintenance Worker (Semi-Skilled)
Department: Engineering – Public Works / Streets & Drainage
Location: Public Works Building
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Code: SM-2
Reports to: Streets & Drainage Supervisor

Job Summary

Under general supervision assists in construction and maintenance of streets and drainage infrastructure on City right of ways and easements.  With minimal instruction performs various task using hands, hand tools, and power tools with earth embankment, aggregate base, asphalt, concrete, rip rap, brick/block masonry, lumber, erosion control netting, silt fence, grass seed, and mulch to construct and maintain paved/unpaved streets, sidewalks, curb and gutter, storm drain pipes/inlets, roadway shoulders/slopes, and drainage ditches.  Assist in placement of traffic control devices and in directing of traffic using flags and hand signals.  Assist in loading/unloading and maintenance of tools and equipment.  Performs additional tasks in support of the department as needed or upon request.

Duties & Responsibilities

A. Right-of-way Maintenance (75%) – Assist in construction and maintenance of streets and drainage infrastructure.  Excavates, moves, and compacts earth embankment using hand tools and power tools.  Places and compacts base and asphalt using hand tools and power equipment in order to patch, overlay, and seal cracks on City streets.  Constructs concrete forms from lumber.  Mixes, places, and finishes concrete.  Constructs curb and gutter, sidewalks, inlets, junction boxes, retaining walls, and headwalls using brick/ block masonry and concrete.  Assist in pipe laying operations by grading trench and handling/joining pipe.  Grades ditches using hand tools.  Removes asphalt, concrete, and debris using jackhammers and saws and loads onto trucks and equipment.  Places filter fabric, rip rap, erosion control netting, silt fence, grass seed and mulch.  Assist equipment operators by spotting and giving verbal directions and hand signals.

B. Traffic Control (10%) – Places traffic control devices around work zone to conform to the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices.  Directs traffic around work zone using traffic control devices, hand signals, and two-way radios.

C. Traffic Control (10%) – Places traffic control devices around work zone to conform to the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices.  Directs traffic around work zone using traffic control devices, hand signals, and two-way radios.

D. Services to Department (5%) – Attends departmental and safety meetings as required.  Maintains uniforms and safety attire to conform to proper dress codes and safety rules at all times.  Performs additional tasks in support of the department as needed or upon request.

Job Specifications

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities – Knowledge of organization and operational procedures of the streets and drainage division.  Knowledge of proper operation and maintenance of assigned tools and equipment.  Knowledge of Public Works safety rules and procedures.  Knowledge of policies, rules and regulations of the City of Phenix City.  Reading skills to comprehend written directives, policies, and rules.  Writing skills to assist in completing daily reports.  Verbal communication skills to converse with supervisors and co-workers regarding work related activities.  Math skills to count, add and subtract whole numbers.  Skills to comprehend written or oral instructions.  Skills to operate two-way radio to communicate with other work crews or dispatcher to receive and transmit information.  Ability to follow instructions and efficiently complete tasks.  Ability to exercise judgment particularly in tasks involving safety of self and others.  Ability to work under immediate supervision and carry out assigned tasks.  Ability to work as a member of a team.

Credentials and Experience – Have high school education, GED or equivalent training and experience.

Special Requirements – Be willing to comply with City of Phenix City policies and work rules.  Be willing to work during non-duty hours, holidays and weekends when necessary to achieve goals.  Be willing to wear appropriate safety gear and follow necessary safety procedures.

Personnel Requisition Form

Department: Engineering – Public Works
Date: February 10, 2017
Supervisor: Division Chief of Public Works
Date Needed: ASAP
Number of Employees Requested: One
Work Hours: 8  a.m. – 4:30 p.m., ET – Overtime as needed

Job Title: Custodian
Starting Salary: $9.8059 / hourly
Position Status: Full-time
Reason Needed: Replacement

Position Overview

Under immediate supervision this position visually inspects building to ensure facility is maintained in a clean and orderly manner; sweeps, mops, vacuums and sanitizes floors; inspects facility grounds to ensure it is free of paper and debris; cuts and trims grass and maintains flowers and shrubbery and performs additional tasks in support of the  department as needed or upon request.

Qualifications Required

Knowledge of building and grounds maintenance procedures to include inspection and equipment/tool operation. Knowledge of organization and operational procedures of maintaining Public Works Department. Knowledge of  policies, rules and regulations of the City of Phenix City.  Knowledge of basic horticultural care to include plant  maintenance and fertilization. Reading skills to comprehend forms and other non-complex material.  Writing skills to prepare simple forms and document records. Verbal communication skills to converse with supervisor and co-workers.  Math skills to add, subtract and perform simple calculations. Skill to operate cleaning equipment to include vacuums, buffers and floor strippers. Skill to operate lawn mower to cut and maintain grounds around public works facility. Skill to operate string trimmer to trim grass in areas not easily accessible by mower.  Ability to comprehend oral or written instructions and complete assigned tasks. Ability to work under immediate supervision and carry out standard procedures. Ability to work as a member of a team.  Must have valid driver’s license.

Physical Qualifications Required

Must be dexterous enough to use hands and fingers to grasp and manipulate tools and/or equipment; must hear well enough to receive communications over a two-way radio (hearing aid acceptable);  must speak clearly and loudly enough to be heard and understood in person and/or over two-way radio; must be able to withstand exposure to the elements to include extreme heat and/or cold;  must pass a pre-employment drug screen.

Qualifications Preferred

Prior janitorial experience preferred.

Documents Required

  • Valid Driver’s License

How to Apply

Applications for this position will be accepted until a pool of 20 applications is received or the position is filled, whichever comes first. Current city employees wishing to apply should send Internal Job Application provided by the Human Resources Department to the HR Director by the deadline stated. (A courtesy copy will be sent to the employee’s department head.)

Applications can be found online (download an application) or picked up at the City of Phenix City Human Resources Department:
1103 Broad Street
Phenix City, AL 36867
Ph: 334 448-2706

Applications are available for pick up and drop off on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., Eastern Time, and Fridays from 2 until 5 p.m., Eastern Time. You may also email your completed application.

Job Description

Job Title: Janitor / Custodian
Department: Engineering – Public Works / Streets & Drainage
Location: Public Works Building
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Code: SM-1
Reports to: Division Chief / Public Works

Job Summary

Under immediate supervision visually inspects building to ensure facility is maintained in a clean and orderly manner; sweeps, mops, vacuums and sanitizes floors; inspects facility grounds to ensure it is free of paper and debris; cuts and trims grass and maintains flowers and shrubbery and performs additional tasks in support of the  department as needed or upon request.

Duties & Responsibilities

A. Building Maintenance (35%) – Visually inspects restrooms to ensure area is clean and orderly; restock supplies as needed. Sweeps and mops floors and stairwells with sanitizing solution. Empties receptacles, and replaces trash bags. Cleans and dusts break room and conference room, empties and removes trash and ensures area is clean.   Vacuums office area and arranges furniture and dusts light fixtures. Removes trash from offices, and replaces trash bags. Records tasks completed on a job sheet for inspection by supervisor.

B. Grounds Maintenance (45%) – Visually inspects grounds and removes paper and debris near and around building and disposes in trash receptacles. Uses a push mower to cut grass around Public Works Building and Engineering Building. Uses a string trimmer to cut grass and trim weeds not easily accessible by mower. Removes weeds from flower beds and trims shrubbery as needed.  Cleans, maintains and stores grounds equipment and tools. Waters, fertilizes and maintains flowers around shrubbery.  Notifies supervisor when equipment needs refueling.  Takes mower and string trimmer to mechanic shop for repairs and maintenance.

C. Services to Department (20%) – Sets up and arranges chairs in conference room when needed for meetings, conferences, and special events.  Records gas meter readings daily and forwards to administrative office.  Washes exterior of vehicles using steam cleaner, brush, and cleaning solution to ensure they are free of mud, dirt or debris. Maintains interior of vehicles by removing loose paper or debris; cleans vinyl and upholstered areas using a damp cloth.  Runs errands to pick up supplies, tools, or to make deliveries.  Notifies supervisor of need for additional cleaning supplies or equipment. Assists in other departments as needed. Performs additional tasks as assigned or upon request.

Job Specifications

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities – Knowledge of building and grounds maintenance procedures to include inspection and equipment operation. Knowledge of organization and operational procedures of maintaining Public Works Department. Knowledge of  policies, rules and regulations of the City of Phenix City.  Knowledge of basic horticultural care to include plant  maintenance and fertilization. Reading skills to comprehend forms and other non-complex material.  Writing skills to prepare simple forms and document records. Verbal communication skills to converse with supervisor and co-workers.  Math skills to add, subtract and perform simple calculations. Skill to operate cleaning equipment to include vacuums, buffers and floor strippers. Skill to operate lawn mower to cut and maintain grounds around public works facility. Skill to operate string trimmer to trim grass in areas not easily accessible by mower.  Ability to comprehend oral or written instructions and complete assigned tasks. Ability to work under immediate supervision and carry out standard procedures. Ability to work as a member of a team.

Credentials and Experience – Have high school education; GED or equivalent training and experience. Hold valid state issued driver license.

Special Requirements – Be willing to comply with City of Phenix City policies and work rules.  Be willing to work during non-duty hours, holidays and weekends when necessary if required. Be willing to follow appropriate safety procedures and wear appropriate safety equipment.

Personnel Requisition Form

Department: Golf Course
Date: February 2, 2017
Supervisor: City Manager
Date Needed: ASAP
Number of Employees Requested: One
Work Hours: 40+ hours per week

Job Title: Golf Course Manager
Salary Range: $54,139 – $73,247
Position Status: Full-time
Reason Needed: Replacement

Position Overview

Under direction, supervises and is responsible for the detailed operation of Lakewood Golf Course, club house, pro shop and maintenance including supervision of the Greens Superintendent. Use excellent customer service skills, establishes and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, official and all members of the general public. Supervises assigned operations to achieve goals within available resources. Issues written and oral instructions; plans and organizes workloads and staff assignments, assigns duties and examines work for exactness, neatness, conformance to policies and procedures, and safety and health standards. Performs or assists subordinates in performing duties. Determines work procedures, prepares work schedules, and expedites work flow; studies and standardizes procedures to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of operations. Responsible for inventory control and replenishing inventory in accordance with the purchasing procedures of the City of Phenix City.  Responsible for daily cash receipts and account for safekeeping of same according to established written policy and procedures. Certify and categorize all invoices for payment. Responsible for maintenance of records and files relating to annual pass holders. Responsible for marketing total assigned facilities and service of Lakewood Golf Course. Communicates official plans, policies and procedures to staff and the general public in assigned area of responsibility.  Preparation and submittal of annual budget and administer that budget in a fiscally responsible manner. Assures that assigned areas of responsibility and performed within budget; performs cost control activities; monitors revenues and expenditures in assigned area to assure sound fiscal control; assures effective and efficient use of budgeted funds, personnel, materials, facilities and time. Interprets and enforces the policies, rules and regulations of the golf course. Ensures that all patrons adhere to course policies and regulations. Ensures that all patrons adhere to course policies and regulations. Responsible for overall scheduling of the course to ensure that lessons, classes, total tournament functions, etc., do not pose any conflicts. Revise schedules as required. Oversees and administers the clubhouse. Schedules and administers all golf tournaments. Provides good communication with the golf leagues, community groups, schools, etc., to provide services to these groups.

Qualifications Required

Experience in operating a golf course. Familiarity and experience with golf course maintenance, including specialized care techniques. Must have a valid state issued driver’s license. Must have high school diploma with higher education preferred.  Must possess administrative and management ability sufficient to operate the pro shop; ability to handle money, sell, track and replenish merchandise and maintain order and cleanliness of structures and equipment.  Knowledge of municipal finance and accounting practices. Must be a competent golfer with experience in teaching and organizing instructional programs in the management of tournaments.  Must have experience in working with all forms of communications media to promote and advocate specific programs and events. Must have experience in customer service. Must have the ability to motivate staff and to proactively establish lines of communication internally and among all levels of organization constituents, from executive to front-line levels, and a similar variety of external constituencies as well. Must have the ability to train and motivate. Must have working knowledge of equipment and supplies used to do minor repairs. Must have working knowledge of first aid and applicable safety precautions. Must have the ability to work independently and to complete daily activities according to work schedule. Must have the ability to communicate orally and written. Must have the ability to understand, follow, and transmit written and oral instructions. Must have the ability to work under stress and handle stressful situations. Must be able to meet deadlines. Must have working knowledge of personal computer and software; knowledge of inventory and financial software.

Physical Qualifications Required

Frequently require to stand, walk, use hand to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools or controls and reach with hands and arms. Frequently required to sit, climb, or balance, stop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk and hear. Must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. Must be able to work inside/outside in all types of weather conditions. While performing the duties employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and is in outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and humid conditions.

Documents Required

  • High School Diploma or Higher Education
  • Valid Driver’s License

How to Apply

Applications for this position will be accepted until a pool of 20 applications is received or the position is filled, whichever comes first. Current city employees wishing to apply should send Internal Job Application provided by the Human Resources Department to the HR Director by the deadline stated. (A courtesy copy will be sent to the employee’s department head.)

Applications can be found online (download an application) or picked up at the City of Phenix City Human Resources Department:
1103 Broad Street
Phenix City, AL 36867
Ph: 334 448-2706

Applications are available for pick up and drop off on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., Eastern Time, and Fridays from 2 until 5 p.m., Eastern Time. You may also email your completed application.

Job Description

Job Title: Golf Course Manager
Department: Golf
Location: Lakewood Golf Course
FLSA Status: Exempt
Code: EAP 10
Reports to: City Manager

Job Summary

Employee of this position works under the administrative supervision of the City Manager and is responsible for supervising all aspects of operating and maintaining the Lakewood Golf Course.

Duties & Responsibilities

Under direction, supervises and is responsible for the detailed operation of Lakewood Golf Course, club house, pro shop and maintenance including supervision of the Greens Superintendent. Use excellent customer service skills, establishes and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, official and all members of the general public. Supervises assigned operations to achieve goals within available resources. Issues written and oral instructions; plans and organizes workloads and staff assignments, assigns duties and examines work for exactness, neatness, conformance to policies and procedures, and safety and health standards. Performs or assists subordinates in performing duties. Determines work procedures, prepares work schedules, and expedites work flow; studies and standardizes procedures to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of operations. Responsible for inventory control and replenishing inventory in accordance with the purchasing procedures of the City of Phenix City.  Responsible for daily cash receipts and account for safekeeping of same according to established written policy and procedures. Certify and categorize all invoices for payment. Responsible for maintenance of records and files relating to annual pass holders. Responsible for marketing total assigned facilities and service of Lakewood Golf Course. Communicates official plans, policies and procedures to staff and the general public in assigned area of responsibility.  Preparation and submittal of annual budget and administer that budget in a fiscally responsible manner. Assures that assigned areas of responsibility and performed within budget; performs cost control activities; monitors revenues and expenditures in assigned area to assure sound fiscal control; assures effective and efficient use of budgeted funds, personnel, materials, facilities and time. Interprets and enforces the policies, rules and regulations of the golf course. Ensures that all patrons adhere to course policies and regulations. Ensures that all patrons adhere to course policies and regulations. Responsible for overall scheduling of the course to ensure that lessons, classes, total tournament functions, etc., do not pose any conflicts. Revise schedules as required. Oversees and administers the clubhouse. Schedules and administers all golf tournaments. Provides good communication with the golf leagues, community groups, schools, etc., to provide services to these groups.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities – Knowledge of business management practices of golf course. Knowledge of municipal finance and accounting practices. Must be a competent golfer with experience in teaching and organizing instructional programs in the management of tournaments. Must have merchandising and golf shop operational skills. Must have experience in working with all forms of communications media to promote and advocate specific programs and events. Must have experience in customer service. Must have the ability to motivate staff and to proactively establish lines of communication internally and among all levels of organization constituents, from executive to front-line levels, and a similar variety of external constituencies as well. Must have the ability to train and motivate. Must have working knowledge of equipment and supplies used to do minor repairs. Must have working knowledge of first aid and applicable safety precautions. Must have the ability to work independently and to complete daily activities according to work schedule. Must have the ability to communicate orally and written. Must have the ability to understand, follow, and transmit written and oral instructions. Must have the ability to work under stress and handle stressful situations. Must be able to meet deadlines. Must have working knowledge of personal computer and software; knowledge of inventory and financial software.

Job Specifications

Physical Requirements – Frequently require to stand, walk, use hand to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools or controls and reach with hands and arms. Frequently required to sit, climb, or balance, stop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk and hear. Must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. Must be able to work inside/outside in all types of weather conditions. While performing the duties employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and is in outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and humid conditions.

Credentials and Experience – Experience in operating a golf course. Familiarity and experience with golf course maintenance, including specialized care techniques. Must have a valid state issued driver’s license. Must have high school diploma with higher education preferred.

Special Requirements – Must possess administrative and management ability sufficient to operate the pro shop; ability to handle money, sell, track and replenish merchandise and maintain order and cleanliness of structures and equipment; knowledge of the requirements and operation of golf tournaments, and the rules of the game; ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with the public and other golf course employees.

Changed Hearts, Changed Community Prayer Event

Sunday, January 29, 2017 – 6:30 p.m., EST
Central Baptist Church – 1407 Broad Street
Phenix City, Alabama 36867

The Changed Hearts, Changed Community Prayer Event is a result of a collaborative effort that began a year ago when Phenix City Mayor Eddie Lowe started meeting with several local ministers to pray for our community.

This event is about praising God and praying to him for our community, seeking His guidance and protection as we strive to better our community, and to teach us how to bridge the division among us, teach us compassion for each other so that we may unite despite our differences.

Pastors from Phenix City and Russell County will be at the Prayer Event to lead the audience in prayer for our leaders, a revival among believers, a spiritual awakening, praying for our Churches, and praying for a spirit of unity for our community.

We hope you will join us for this event.

View the program for the event’s activities.

Notice is hereby given that the location for the regularly scheduled Phenix City Council Work Session set for 3 p.m., Eastern Time, Monday, February 6, 2017, has changed from the Third Floor Conference Room in the Municipal Building to the Auditorium at the Central Activity Center located at 1500 14th Street, Phenix City, Alabama.

Representatives from the Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) will be present at the Work Session to discuss with Council the following proposed plans and ordinance:

  1. Illicit Discharge Detection and Elimination Program
  2. Updates to the Storm Water Management Program Plan
  3. Amending the Code of Ordinances of the City of Phenix City, adding Chapter 10 1/2 – Stormwater Management

This meeting is open to the public and all persons interested are encouraged to attend.

Those wishing to address Council on the above issues may do so during the regularly scheduled Council meeting set for 9 a.m., Eastern Time, Tuesday, February 7, 2017, in the Council Chambers located in the Public Safety Building at 1111 Broad Street, Phenix City, Alabama.

View the official Public Notice.

Personnel Requisition Form

Department: Parks & Recreation
Date: January 26, 2017
Supervisor: Recreation Coordinator
Date Needed: May 8, 2017

Position needed from: May 8, 2017 until September 8, 2017

Number of Employees Requested: Two (2)
Work Hours: Up to 50 hours per week

Job Title: Pool Manager
Starting Salary: $9.1069 / hourly
Position Status: Temporary
Reason Needed: Seasonal opening of swimming pools

Position Overview

Responsibilities include planning of daily maintenance schedule of all public swimming pools, supervision of lifeguards in addition to overall maintenance of swimming pools to insure overall safety of swimming pool patrons and lifeguards.

Qualifications Required

Must have certifications in advanced lifesaving, water safety and CPR;  must be able to work flexible hours;  must be able to communicate and effectively interact with individuals of various races, educational levels and social groups;  must be able to receive and/or make change of monies;  must be able to perform duties with minimal supervision.

Physical Qualifications Required

Must see well enough to read fine print without error or transposition to maintain proper chemical levels in pools;  must be agile enough to climb lifeguard stand;  must hear well enough to operate a two-way radio and/or identify cries and/or other sounds of distress;  must speak clearly and loudly enough to address and be heard over large active groups;  must be dexterous enough to use hands and fingers to write and to use a variety of hand and power tools;  must be strong enough to pull human body to safety.

Qualifications Preferred

Prior supervisory experience in a recreation environment preferred.

Documents Required

  • Valid Identification
  • Certificate in Water Safety
  • Certificate in Advanced Life Saving
  • CPR Certification

How to Apply

Applications for this position will be accepted until a pool of 20 applications is received or the position is filled, whichever comes first. Current city employees wishing to apply should send Internal Job Application provided by the Human Resources Department to the HR Director by the deadline stated. (A courtesy copy will be sent to the employee’s department head.)

Applications can be found online (download an application) or picked up at the City of Phenix City Human Resources Department:
1103 Broad Street
Phenix City, AL 36867
Ph: 334 448-2706

Applications are available for pick up and drop off on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., Eastern Time, and Fridays from 2 until 5 p.m., Eastern Time. You may also email your completed application.

Job Description

Job Title: Pool Manager
Department: Parks & Recreation
Location: Phenix City Pools
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Code: Temporary
Reports to: Recreation Coordinator

Job Summary

Under immediate supervision of the Recreation Coordinator, this employee is responsible for planning his/her daily maintenance schedules of all swimming pools for the City of Phenix City. This employee will also be responsible for the supervision and scheduling of all lifeguards to insure overall safety of swimming pool patrons and lifeguards.

Duties & Responsibilities

It is the duty of this employee to keep in good condition all swimming pools belonging to the City of Phenix City, to include maintaining the correct chemical balance to ensure that pools are safe for swimming for the general public. It is also the responsibility of this employee to schedule lifeguards for daily swimming, and other duties as requested by the Recreation Coordinator.

Job Specifications

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities – Must have certifications in advanced life-saving water safety and CPR; must be able to work flexible hours; must be able to communicate and effectively interact with individuals of various races, education levels and social groups; must be able to receive and/or make changes of monies; must be able to perform duties with minimal supervision. Prior supervisory experience in recreation environment preferred.

Special Requirements – Must see well enough to read fine print without error or transportation to maintain proper chemical levels in pools; must be agile enough to climb lifeguard stand; must hear well enough to identify cries and/or other sounds of distress; must speak clearly and loudly enough to address and be heard over large active groups; must be dexterous enough to use hand and fingers to write and to use a variety of hand tools. Must be strong enough to pull human body to safety. Must be willing to perform all other duties assigned.