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BUILDING INSPECTOR, CHILD CARE AIDE, CORRECTIONS RECRUIT, ENG SECTION MGR, & MORE

Lexington Fayette Urban Co Government   LEXINGTON, KY   Full-time     Other
Posted on May 22, 2020

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LEXINGTON-FAYETTE URBAN COUNTY GOVERNMENT HAS THE FOLLOWING OPENINGS:

 

Community Corrections Recruit

 
Job ID 3609
Location Fayette County
 

SALARY

$15.385 per hour

This position is non-exempt and eligible for overtime, if applicable.

FILING DEADLINE DATE

Open until filled

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Duties involve the direct daily supervision, security, and control of adult offenders.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Minimum of high school diploma or GED certificate.

Must be a U.S. Citizen. (Must present proof of citizenship)

Must be at least 21 years of age and provide a copy of a state issues birth certificate.

Must have a valid driver's license.

Must not have been terminated from any job in the past year.

Must be willing to work any shift and call back duty.

Must not have been convicted of a felony or serious misdemeanor.

Must have the strength and agility to allow the employee to perform job duties, which would be found at the level of medium work (i.e. exerting 20-50 pounds of force) and including occasional very heavy work, (i.e. exerting in excess of 100 pounds.)

For Veteran's preference, applicants must submit a copy of Form DD 214

EXAMINATION

Applicants must pass a written test that assesses both cognitive and aptitude skills needed to be successful in the position of Corrections Officer (a score of 70 or above must be attained). Study guides are available for check out; contact 859-425-2739 to make a request for one. Those passing the written exam will be invited to an interview. Based on the interview, a certain number of individuals will be required to submit to a psychological suitability evaluation, polygraph and physical exam that includes drug testing. You must successfully complete each component to be placed on the eligibility list.

HOW TO APPLY

Submit LFUCG electronic application through www.lexingtonky.gov/jobs and attach/upload applicable documents to verify your education, training, certification/license(s), or DD214 (for military preference with appropriate discharge) by filing deadline date. 

RESUMES CANNOT BE SUBSTITUTED FOR THE APPLICATION, but may be electronically attached/uploaded to the application. 

Please note that the section titled "Application Questionnaire" has to be completed every time a new or revised application is submitted.  Even if other information is pre-filled, the Questionnaire does not transfer.

***APPLICANTS WHO FAIL TO COMPLETE THE ELECTRONIC APPLICATION IN ITS ENTIRETY WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED FURTHER***

CLOSING STATEMENT

Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government offers an outstanding benefits package, i.e. voluntary benefits spending account program; three weeks vacation and three weeks sick leave per year.  Direct Deposit is required of all employees.

Applicants must be able to perform all essential job functions, as identified in the job posting.  All positions require drug testing before employment and may require a pre-employment physical.

All applicants on previous eligibility lists for this classification must reapply in order to compete for this and future vacancies which may occur while this eligibility list is in effect.

The LFUCG is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer, and as such is committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation or gender identity in hiring, promotion, discharge, pay and other aspects of employment.

CONTACT INFORMATION

For further information, call, e-mail, or visit:
 
Phone: (859) 425-2739
Web site: www.lexingtonky.gov/jobs 
E-mail: jobs@lexingtonky.gov

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Engineering Section Manager - Water Quality

 
Job ID 3703
Location Fayette County
Full-Time
 

SALARY

The minimum salary is $70,214.56 annually.
This is an exempt position and is not eligible for overtime.
Pay grade 527.
 

FILING DEADLINE DATE

The deadline to apply is May 28, 2020.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

The purpose of this classification is to manage the daily operations of an engineering section including assigning and reviewing work, solving problems, monitoring budget and funding, and interacting with other sections, divisions, and departments within and outside of LFUCG.


This classification works independently, under limited supervision, reporting major activities through periodic meetings.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Bachelor's degree in engineering; and, a minimum of eight (8) years of engineering experience; or, an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. 

Professional Engineer License issued by the State of Kentucky; those with an equivalent license issued by another state, must obtain licensure in the State of Kentucky within the six (6) month probationary period.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Manages and advises staff and allocates workload accordingly
  • Reviews and approves plans and permit applications
  • Attends associated meetings, hearings, and conferences representing the divisions
  • Assists with preparation of funding and budget for projects, programs, and activities
  • Writes and reviews policies, procedures, project scopes and contract modifications
  • Meets with other engineers, surveyors, contracts, and attorneys to develop plans for infrastructure and monitors progress
  • Addresses inquiries and concerns expressed by citizens, Council, and other organizations or LFUCG divisions

Additional Duties:

  • Performs related work as assigned.

SPECIAL LICENSE/CERTIFICATION

Professional Engineer License issued by the State of Kentucky; those with an equivalent license issued by another state, must obtain licensure in the State of Kentucky within the six (6) month probationary period.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

  • May be subject to work weekends, holidays and callback duty.
  •  May be required to possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Must be able to operate Urban County Government equipment and vehicles in a safe, prudent and responsible manner.
  • All positions require drug testing before employment and may require a post-job offer physical as stated in Ordinances 21-14(b), 22-13 and 23-16.
  • Pursuant to the Drug Free Workplace Act of 1988 and to sections 21-52, 22-34 and 23-50 of the Code of Ordinances, all employees must remain drug and alcohol free when reporting to work, while at work and while engaged in any work related activities.
  • Based on Federal Regulations 19-10 this position may be eligible for and offered the hepatitis vaccinations. In addition, employees will be required to sign a statement stating they have accepted or declined the hepatitis vaccination.

EXAMINATION

Training and experience evaulation from information provided on the application at filing deadline date. 

HOW TO APPLY

Submit LFUCG electronic application through www.lexingtonky.gov/jobs and attach/upload applicable documents to verify your education, training, certification/license(s), or DD214 (for military preference with appropriate discharge) by filing deadline date. 

RESUMES CANNOT BE SUBSTITUTED FOR THE APPLICATION, but may be electronically attached/uploaded to the application. 

Please note that the section titled "Application Questionnaire" has to be completed every time a new or revised application is submitted.  Even if other information is pre-filled, the Questionnaire does not transfer.

***APPLICANTS WHO FAIL TO COMPLETE THE ELECTRONIC APPLICATION IN ITS ENTIRETY WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED FURTHER***

CLOSING STATEMENT

Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government offers an outstanding benefits package, i.e. voluntary benefits spending account program; three weeks vacation and three weeks sick leave per year.  Direct Deposit is required of all employees.

Applicants must be able to perform all essential job functions, as identified in the job posting.  All positions require drug testing before employment and may require a pre-employment physical.

All applicants on previous eligibility lists for this classification must reapply in order to compete for this and future vacancies which may occur while this eligibility list is in effect.

The LFUCG is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer, and as such is committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation or gender identity in hiring, promotion, discharge, pay and other aspects of employment.

CONTACT INFORMATION

For further information, call, e-mail, or visit:
Division of Human Resources
200 East Main Street
Lexington, KY 40507
Phone: (859) 258-3030
Web site: www.lexingtonky.gov/jobs 
E-mail: jobs@lexingtonky.gov

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Program Manager Senior (Waste Management) **EXTENDED**

 
Job ID 3689
Location Fayette County
Full-Time
 

SALARY

The minimum salary is $60,656.96 annually.

This is an exempt position not eligible for overtime.

Pay Grade 524.

FILING DEADLINE DATE

**EXTENDED**The deadline to apply is Monday,June 1, 2020 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

The purpose of this classification is to perform advanced level professional duties of considerable difficulty in managing a major program that is essential to the mission of an operations division within the Department of Environmental Quality & Public Works.

This classification works under administrative supervision, developing and implementing programs within organizational policies, and reports major activities to executive level administrators through conferences and reports.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Bachelor degree related to the area of assignment; and, a minimum of six (6) years of related experience; or, an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

*Plans, directs, organizes, and provides oversight and supervision of program activities. Responsible for managing, tracking, analyzing and reporting program results and researching ideas for improvement to program.

*Supervises, trains and evaluates the work of subordinates.

*Represents the division and LFUCG at various internal and external meetings and assists with public functions and events.

*Maintains communication, responds to inquires from the Mayor’s office and council members, LFUCG employees, consultants and the public

 

 

Additional Duties:

  1. Develops and manages related grant programs, as needed.
  2. Prepares cost estimates, reviews proposals and develops and implements operational procedures, as needed.
  3. Performs related work as assigned.

SPECIAL LICENSE/CERTIFICATION

None.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Special Requirements:

  1. Must be able to operate Urban County Government equipment and vehicles in a safe, prudent and responsible manner.
  2. All positions require drug testing before employment and may require a post-job offer physical as stated in Ordinances 21-14(b), 22-13 and 23-16.
  3. Pursuant to the Drug Free Workplace Act of 1988 and to sections 21-52, 22-34 and 23-50 of the Code of Ordinances, all employees must remain drug and alcohol free when reporting to work, while at work and while engaged in any work related activities.
  4. Based on Federal Regulations 19-10 this position may be eligible for and offered the hepatitis vaccinations. In addition, employees will be required to sign a statement stating they have accepted or declined the hepatitis vaccination.

EXAMINATION

There will be a training and experience evaluation from information provided on the application at the filing deadline date.

HOW TO APPLY

Submit LFUCG electronic application through www.lexingtonky.gov/jobs and attach/upload applicable documents to verify your education, training, certification/license(s), or DD214 (for military preference with appropriate discharge) by filing deadline date.

RESUMES CANNOT BE SUBSTITUTED FOR THE APPLICATION but may be electronically attached/uploaded to the application.

Please note that the section titled "Application Questionnaire" has to be completed every time a new or revised application is submitted. Even if other information is pre-filled, the Questionnaire does not transfer.

***APPLICANTS WHO FAIL TO COMPLETE THE ELECTRONIC APPLICATION IN ITS ENTIRETY WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED FURTHER***

CLOSING STATEMENT

Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government offers an outstanding benefits package, i.e. voluntary benefits spending account program; three weeks vacation and three weeks sick leave per year. Direct deposit is required of all employees.

Applicants must be able to perform all essential job functions, as identified in the job posting. All positions require drug testing before employment and may require a pre-employment physical.

All applicants on previous eligibility lists for this classification must reapply in order to compete for this and future vacancies which may occur while this eligibility list is in effect.

The LFUCG is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer, and as such is committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation or gender identity in hiring, promotion, discharge, pay and other aspects of employment

CONTACT INFORMATION

For further information, call, e-mail, or visit:
Division of Human Resources:
200 East Main Street
Lexington, KY 40507
Phone: (859) 258-3030
E-mail: jobs@lexingtonky.gov

 

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Safety Specialist - NE (Waste Management) **EXTENDED**

 
Job ID 3684
Location Fayette County
Full-Time
 

SALARY

The minimum salary is $21.760 per hour.
This is non-exempt position eligible for overtime, if applicable.
Pay Grade 518

FILING DEADLINE DATE

** EXTENDED**The deadline to apply is Tuesday, May 26, 2020.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

 NOTE: This position is located at the Material Recycling Facility (MRF)  

The purpose of Safety Specialist is to perform professional and technical work of substantial difficulty in planning, organizing, implementing, and conducting various safety training programs and in researching and making recommendations related to eliminating and controlling work place hazards presented throughout the Materials Recovery Facility.

Works independently, under limited supervision, reporting major activities through periodic meetings.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Bachelor's degree or education and training equivalent to four (4) years of college education in safety and loss control, engineering, occupational safety, safety administration, industrial hygiene, or related field; and, a minimum of six (6) years of experience in loss control, safety training, and accident investigation; or, an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Conduct daily inspections of the facility; Monitor and address safety deficiencies as observed.
  • Monitor use of personal proactive equipment.  Evaluate compliance and inform line leader when non-compliance is observed.
  • Identify areas where dust accumulations is greatest and ensure that scheduled cleaning is aware of observations.  Budget for maintenance deep cleaning.
  • Document safety concerns, accomplishments, and objectives; Communicate safety status to director and other entities as needed to advance overall safety program objectives.  Use the safety broadcast monitor to compliment efforts to communicate.
  • Provide safety training; Develop a 12 month training matrix. 
  • Assist with coordination of weekly training topics.
  • Implement preventative safety plan and a preventative maintenance plan for all equipment; Conduct basic equipment inspections to identify safety hazards such as with deficient guards, pinch points, harp edges, electrical issues, etc., process work request to repair as identified, audit and ensure that critical maintenance is being performed, and evaluate records.
  • Work to document and track near misses and address root cause as identified.
  • Conduct incident investigations; Investigate each incident and near miss to identify root cause and opportunities for improvement.
  • Track and schedule certification training required for personnel at the Materials Recovery Facility; Develop spreadsheet with names, titles, certification, expirations dates, and deadlines for training.
  • Develop a weather related work plan; Implement plan to mirror CAO Policy #14 and SOP’s.
  • Designs and provides specialized training and educational training materials on safety and loss control for personnel throughout the Materials Recovery Facility. 
  • Coordinates and administers safety training programs required by federal and state law or to manage detected risks.
  • Develops and recommends to supervisors new safety and loss control policies, codes, standards, and procedures for the Materials Recovery Facility.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be able to operate Urban County Government equipment and vehicles in a safe, prudent and responsible manner.
  • All positions require drug testing before employment and may require a post-job offer physical as stated in Ordinances 21-14(b), 22-13 and 23-16.
  • Pursuant to the Drug Free Workplace Act of 1988 and to sections 21-52, 22-34 and 23-50 of the Code of Ordinances, all employees must remain drug and alcohol free when reporting to work, while at work and while engaged in any work related activities.
  • Based on Federal Regulations 19-10 this position may be eligible for and offered the hepatitis vaccinations. In addition, employees will be required to sign a statement stating they have accepted or declined the hepatitis vaccination.

EXAMINATION

There will be a training and experience evaluation from information provided on the application at the filing deadline date.

HOW TO APPLY

Submit LFUCG electronic application through www.lexingtonky.gov/jobs and attach/upload applicable  documents to verify your education, training, certification/license(s), or DD214 (for military preference with appropriate discharge) by filing deadline date.

RESUMES CANNOT BE SUBSTITUTED FOR THE APPLICATIONbut may be electronically attached/uploaded to the application.

Please note that the section titled "Application Questionnaire" has to be completed every time a new or revised application is submitted. Even if other information is pre-filled, the Questionnaire does not transfer.

***APPLICANTS WHO FAIL TO COMPLETE THE ELECTRONIC APPLICATION IN ITS ENTIRETY WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED FURTHER***

CLOSING STATEMENT

Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government offers an outstanding benefits package, i.e. voluntary benefits spending account program; three weeks vacation and three weeks sick leave per year. Direct deposit is required of all employees.

Applicants must be able to perform all essential job functions, as identified in the job posting. All positions require drug testing before employment and may require a pre-employment physical.

All applicants on previous eligibility lists for this classification must reapply in order to compete for this and future vacancies which may occur while this eligibility list is in effect.

The LFUCG is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer, and as such is committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation or gender identity in hiring, promotion, discharge, pay and other aspects of employment

CONTACT INFORMATION

For further information, call, e-mail, or visit:
Division of Human Resources:
200 East Main Street
Lexington, KY 40507
Phone: (859) 258-3030
E-mail: jobs@lexingtonky.gov

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Building Inspector (Division of Building Inspection)

 
Job ID 3702
Location Fayette County
Full-Time
 

SALARY

The minimum salary is $20.724 per hour.
This is a non-exempt position eligible for overtime, if applicable.
Pay Grade 517.

FILING DEADLINE DATE

The deadline to apply is Tuesday, May 26, 2020.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

The purpose of this position is to perform all functions related to the enforcement of local Zoning Ordinances and the One- and Two- Family Dwelling code as adopted within the Kentucky Building Code for the construction of one (1) and two (2) family dwellings and townhomes.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Associate's degree, vocational technical degree, or specialized training that is equivalent to satisfactory completion of two (2) years of college education in a design, building technology or construction-related subject; and, a minimum of two (2) years of construction experience as a foreman or other position that requires reading and interpreting building plans and specifications; or, two (2) years of experience performing building design or drafting duties for an architect or engineer; or, an equivalent combination of directly related, as listed above, education, training, and experience.

  • Preferred but not required: experience in electronic document review using Adobe Pro DC; and, experience with online permitting and electronic inspection reporting.

  • "One- and Two- Family Dwelling Inspector" Certification within the six (6) month probationary period; however, applicant must have already passed the first of two required tests moudules (NCPCCI test module: 1A Building One- and Two- Family Dwelling or ICC test module: B1 Residential Building Inspector) in order to qualify.

  •  Valid Driver's License     

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Reviews and approves construction documents.

  • Conducts on-site inspections.

  • Issues permits, compliance letters, and certificates of occupancy.

  • Responds to customer emails, phone calls, and written correspondence.

  • Performs reporting and other administrative duties.

  • Performs related work as assigned.

SPECIAL LICENSE/CERTIFICATION

  • "One- and Two- Family Dwelling Inspector" Certification within the six (6) month probationary period; however, applicant must have already passed the first of two required tests moudules (NCPCCI test module: 1A Building One- and Two- Family Dwelling or ICC test module: B1 Residential Building Inspector) in order to qualify.

  •  Valid Driver's License     

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be able to operate Urban County Government equipment and vehicle in a safe, prudent, and responsible manner.

  • Employees who occupy this classification must comply with CAO Policy 23 "Acquisition of Real Property From Property Owners under Certain Notices and/or Orders." Specifically, sections I (a), II (a) which state that employees and their immediate family members shall not own residential real property in Lexington, Fayette County, in which they do not reside; nor own an Ownership interest in a business that manages, maintains, or oversees the management or maintenance of any residential, rental real property in Fayette County. Also, section IV (a), which states that every employee in the Division of Building Inspection, the Division of Code Enforcement, the Fire Prevention Bureau, the Division of Planning, and the Division of Engineering must complete a "Disclosure of Real Property and Business Interest" form for all real property owned by the employee as well as his/her immediate family members in Fayette County, and property owned in Fayette County by a business in which the employee or immediate family member has an ownership interest. Employees must also disclose property located in Fayette County which he/she manages or maintains or has any ownership interest in business which manages or maintains property in Fayette County.

EXAMINATION

Examination will be a training and experience evaluation from information provided on the application at the filing deadline date.

HOW TO APPLY

Submit LFUCG electronic application through www.lexingtonky.gov/jobs and attach/upload applicable documents to verify your education, training, certification/license(s), or DD214 (for military preference with appropriate discharge) by filing deadline date. 

RESUMES CANNOT BE SUBSTITUTED FOR THE APPLICATION, but may be electronically attached/uploaded to the application. 

Please note that the section titled "Application Questionnaire" has to be completed every time a new or revised application is submitted.  Even if other information is pre-filled, the Questionnaire does not transfer.

***APPLICANTS WHO FAIL TO COMPLETE THE ELECTRONIC APPLICATION IN ITS ENTIRETY WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED FURTHER***

CLOSING STATEMENT

Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government offers an outstanding benefits package, i.e. voluntary benefits spending account program; three weeks vacation and three weeks sick leave per year.  Direct Deposit is required of all employees.

Applicants must be able to perform all essential job functions, as identified in the job posting. All positions require drug testing before employment and may require a pre-employment physical.

All applicants on previous eligibility lists for this classification must reapply in order to compete for this and future vacancies which may occur while this eligibility list is in effect.

The LFUCG is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer, and as such is committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation or gender identity in hiring, promotion, discharge, pay and other aspects of employment.

CLOSING STATEMENT

For further information, call, e-mail, or visit:
Division of Human Resources
200 East Main Street
Lexington, KY 40507
Phone: (859) 258-3030
Web site: www.lexingtonky.gov
E-mail: jobs@lexingtonky.gov

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For more information or to apply to these positions, visit lexingtonky.gov/jobs