JOB OPENINGS

The Town currently has the following openings:
Administrative Clerk - Department of Public Works
Administrative Clerk - Recreation Department
Secretary to the Commissioner of Public Works - Department of Public Works
Grounds Equipment Operator - Parks Department

 
      

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Title: Administrative Clerk
Dept: Department of Public Works and Recreation Department (when applying please state which department you are applying for)
Full time: 35 hours per week
Application deadline: February 20, 2017
Salary: $32,000 - $41,000

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS:  This is an administrative position responsible for overseeing the contract operations and office procedures of a department or unit. Employees perform office management duties to ensure the effectiveness of contract operations and compliance with applicable codes and laws. The employee reports directly to and works under general supervision of the Department Head. General supervision may be exercised over a clerical staff. Does related work as required.

TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES:  (All need not be performed in a given position.  Other related activities may be performed although not listed.)
Checks invoices with contracts to verify that charges are correct;
Contacts contractors to secure additional information when needed;
Alerts Department Head as to questionable charges;
Checks claims for compensation and certification that work has been completed; 
Keeps records of expenditures to ensure that contractual charges are not exceeded;
Supervises all purchases for equipment, supplies and services of the Department; authorizes emergency purchase orders; 
Maintains log on invoices including work performed, charges and date approved;
Prepares reports on user charges for the Controllers office for use in billing; 
Reviews budgets prepared by contractors in light of user charges;
Compiles information and prepares narrative and statistical reports on refuse activities when required;
Acts as resource person to operating contractors as they prepare their operating budget proposals; acts as representative of department at meetings;
Supervises the sale of permits;
Assists in the preparation of Department's five year Capital Improvement Program;
Processes applications, prepares permits and licenses, collects fees, issues receipts, and accounts for monies received;
Answers telephone and obtains and gives out routine information about office function and services, refers calls to proper office and personnel, or takes messages;
Acts as office receptionist by greeting visitors, obtaining and giving out information, directing visitors to proper office, or announcing visitors and appointments;
Performs administrative tasks for various departments

FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:  Good knowledge of codes and laws as they relate to contract operations; good knowledge of office terminology, practices and procedures; good knowledge of the principles and practices of account keeping and budget control; ability to follow complex written and oral instructions; ability to prepare narrative and statistical reports; ability to review, evaluate and recommend appropriate action on claims for contracted services; ability to read and understand plans and specifications; ability to maintain inventories; ability to analyze problems and make decisions; ability to deal effectively with the public, County department personnel and County contractors; ability to supervise; good judgment; initiative; cooperativeness; tact; integrity; physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma, plus EITHER:
(A) Four (4) years of paid full-time or its part-time equivalent experience in responsible office administration or supervisory duties which shall have included budget preparation and control; OR,
(B) Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with an Associate's degree, plus two (2) years experience as described in (A); OR,
(C) Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with a Bachelor's degree; OR,
(D) Any equivalent combination of training and experience as defined by the limits of (A), (B) and (C) above.

This will be a Civil Service provisional appointment. To be appointed permanently the employee will need to be found reachable on a civil service list established as a result of an exam.

How To Apply
1. Please send a resume to:
Town of Brighton
Attn: Personnel Dept
2300 Elmwood Avenue
Rochester New York, 14618
2. Applications will be accepted until February 20, 2017
3. The Town will contact perspective applicants to schedule interviews; please do not call the offices directly. 

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Title: Secretary to the Commissioner of Public Works

Full time: 35 hours per week
Application deadline: February 20, 2017


Salary: $32,000 - $41,000

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: This is an important secretarial position involving the performance of confidential and complex clerical duties for a Commissioner of Public Works.  The employee independently solves problems in office procedures, acts in behalf of the administrator in accomplishing routine business, types confidential or technical material and takes minutes or records proceedings at meetings, some of which may be held in the evening.  Work is performed under the general supervision of the Commissioner of Public Works. Direct supervision may be exercised over subordinate clerical staff. Does related work as required.

TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES:  (All need not be performed in a given position.  Other related activities may be performed although not listed.)
Performs secretarial duties, including those of a confidential nature for a Commissioner of Public Works;
Types correspondence, memoranda, reports, directive policies, lists and other material;
Attends meetings and hearings for purposes of taking and summarizing minutes;
Performs assigned administrative duties, which include supervision and evaluation of subordinate clerical personnel;
Prepares complex forms, documents and reports, and composes correspondence on matters requiring a thorough knowledge of pertinent departmental functions and procedures;
Maintains files, records, books and statistics, including the confidential personnel files of the department;
Obtains and gives out information to the general public and other town personnel;
Checks and processes requisitions, claim vouchers, bills and payroll;
Compiles data for inclusion in budget estimates, budget statements, bills and invoices etc.;
May act as office manager, as required;
May microfilm maps and other data;
Answers telephone and obtains and gives out routine information about office function and services, refers calls to proper office and personnel, or takes messages;
Acts as office receptionist by greeting visitors, obtaining and giving out information, directing visitors to proper office, or announcing visitors and appointments;
Performs administrative tasks for various departments

FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:  Thorough knowledge of office terminology, practices and procedures; good knowledge of basic math; good knowledge of bookkeeping practices; good knowledge of office management techniques; skill in typing; ability to manage a wide variety of clerical duties in an efficient and professional manner; ability to maintain confidentiality when warranted; ability to complete complex clerical assignments independently; ability to maintain files, accounting books, and record systems; ability to manage an office and supervise subordinate staff; ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing; ability to deal effectively with the public; ability to establish good working relationships with others; tact; courtesy; good judgment; initiative; trustworthiness; accuracy, physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Graduation from high school or possession of an equivalency diploma.

NOTE:  Where education is lacking, clerical experience may be substituted on a year‑for‑year basis

How To Apply
1. Please send a resume to:
Town of Brighton
Attn: Personnel Dept
2300 Elmwood Avenue
Rochester New York, 14618
2. Applications will be accepted until February 20, 2017
3. The Town will contact perspective applicants to schedule interviews; please do not call the offices directly. 
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Title: Grounds Equipment Operator
Dept: Parks Department
Full time: 35 hours per week
Application deadline: February 27, 2017
Salary: $21.37-$27.33/hour 


DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS:
This is an important grounds maintenance position involving upkeep of lawns, turf grass, trees, shrubs, flowerbeds, sidewalks, driveways, and facilities. This employee may operate grounds motorized equipment or light-weight trucks in tending the lawns and in hauling materials and refuse. Work involves manual labor and is performed under various weather conditions including extremes of heat and cold, humidity, or inclement conditions. The Grounds Equipment Operator works under general supervision from, and reports directly to, a higher-ranking employee. Direct supervision may be exercised over full-time, part-time, or seasonal laborers. Does related work as required.

TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES: (All need not be performed in a given position. Other related activities may be performed although not listed.)
Cleans shelters, lodges, restrooms, parks and related support facilities;
Trail maintenance, facility maintenance;
Mows lawns and trims and edges around walks, flowerbeds, walls, fences, hedges, trees and shrubs;
Maintains public park space;
Plants, waters, fertilizes and weeds grass, flowers, trees and shrubs; Rakes leaves, picks up brush and litter;
Assist with various recreational program setups;
Plows or shovels snow and spreads salt on walkways, steps, driveways, crossings, or rinks; Repairs and paints fences, gates, walks, walls, tables, benches, and guardrails;
Installs playground, park and athletic equipment; Maintains athletic fields and courts;
Cleans out gutters, drainage ditches, culverts, and catch basins; Operates manual power tools and equipment;
Operates light trucks to deliver supplies and cart debris, loads and unloads trucks; Operate a variety of tractors and small equipment for park maintenance;
Performs minor preventive maintenance tasks on grounds equipment or vehicles; May mark, reline or layout athletic fields.

FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS: Good knowledge of grounds maintenance procedures and practices; good knowledge of hand tools and power equipment; ability to perform minor repair work to facilities, working knowledge of plant care and basic landscaping; ability to safely operate hand, power, and motorized grounds tools and equipment; ability to perform preventative maintenance and minor repair work on motorized grounds equipment; ability to care for and store tools and equipment; ability to follow and give simple oral and written instructions; ability to push, hold, and lift equipment, tools, supplies, debris; willingness to perform manual labor; willingness to work alone; mechanical aptitude; endurance; physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: There are no education or experience qualifications for this position.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
Possession of a valid Class *D* Operator's license issued by the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles at time of appointment 



How To Apply
1. Please send a resume to: 
    Town of Brighton 
    Attn: Parks Dept 
    220 Idlewood Road 
    Rochester New York, 14618
2. Applications will be accepted until February 27, 2017
3. The Town will contact perspective applicants to schedule interviews; please do not call the offices directly. 

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The Town of Brighton is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome job applications from qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, ancestry, family care status, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or any other lawfully protected status.