City of Ardmore Human Resources Department

 

Revised: Thursday, September 18, 2014
 

 


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POSITION OPPORTUNITY SUMMARY

 

 

POLICE OFFICER

ARDMORE POLICE DEPARTMENT

#244

$35,436.00/yr.

HOURS: Shift Varies (2210 Duty Hours)

ASSISTANT PARKS & RECREATION  DIRECTOR

PARKS AND RECREATION

#286

$47,278.40-$49,628.88/yr. DOQ

HOURS: M-F 8:00am-4:30pm/some nights & weekends

HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATOR

WATER DISTRIBUTION - PUBLIC WORKS

#287

$14.45/hr.

HOURS: Mon-Fri 7:30am-4:30pm; Some On-Call

COMMUNICATION SPECIALIST

CITY OF ARDMORE FIRE AND POLICE DISPATCH

#288

$13.10-$13.72/hr. DOQ

HOURS: Shift Varies

FIREFIGHTER

FIRE DEPARTMENT

#294

$33,566.57/yr.

HOURS: 2920 Annual Hours; Days Off Vary

MECHANIC TWO

FLEET MAINTENANCE - GENERAL SERVICES

#296

$14.46/hr.

HOURS: M-F 7:30am-4:30pm; some on-call

 

PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING IMPORTANT INFORMATION BEFORE APPLYING FOR ANY POSITION:

 

Failure to submit a complete application packet, including skills assessment, could result in non-consideration of your application for the position.

 

  • We can only accept applications for positions which are currently posted.
  • You must specify the EXACT position title on each application.
  • You must complete a separate application for each position. Applications with more than one position listed WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. Police, Fire and Communication positions have there own specific application with supplemental forms that will need to be completed Clerical positions may require skills testing. If additional forms are required for a specific job, it will be listed at the end of that job description.
  • If a closing date is noted, applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date indicated unless testing is required for that position. All other positions will continue to be open until filled and may be withdrawn at any time after five (5) days posting.
  • Resumes will only be accepted with a fully completed City of Ardmore application packet.
  • Applicants will be required to undergo and pass a drug screening and WorkSTEPS® testing if a Conditional Offer of Employment is extended. Positions that require a CDL will be required to undergo DOT screening.
  • Applicants may be subject to a driver’s traffic record check, criminal history background, and reference checks.
  • We may, if required for position, require applicants to take a data entry exam consisting of a typing test, keyboard skills, and 10-key test upon return of application to Human Resources department.
  • The re-application process for civilian positions, in general, is open to anyone. However, certain positions that require testing (such as Communications Specialist) are on a case-by-case basis. If the applicant has already taken the exam and failed, the applicant is not allowed to take the test a second time, therefore, they are not allowed to re-apply.

 

APPLICATION REVIEW PROCESS:  DUE TO THE VOLUME OF APPLICATIONS WE RECEIVE, PLEASE DO NOT CONTACT US ABOUT THE STATUS OF YOUR JOB APPLICATION.  THE REVIEW PROCESS AVERAGES THREE TO FOUR WEEKS FROM THE DATE OF APPLICATION TO THE SCHEDULING OF INTERVIEWS. HOWEVER, THERE ARE NO TIME RESTRICTIONS TO COMPLETE THIS PROCESS. The interviewing department will review applications, select the most qualified applicants to be interviewed, call candidates to schedule interviews and subsequently select applicants to be hired. Only applicants who are interviewed will be notified about the status of a position. Those applicants not chosen will receive a letter after the position has been filled.  

 

Failure to submit a complete application packet, including skills assessment, could result in non-consideration of your application for the position.

 

POSITION DESCRIPTIONS

 

 

 

 

 

POLICE OFFICER

POSITION #244

ARDMORE POLICE DEPARTMENT

POSTED: January 24, 2014

$35,436.00/yr.          Closes 10/31/14

HOURS:  Shift Varies (2210 Duty Hours)

 

**REQUIRES CITY OF ARDMORE APPLICATION TO APPLY**

 

 

Experienced Officer $500 Sign-on Bonus

 

A JOB WITH A FUTURE

The police profession offers benefits, varied work assignments and unlimited opportunities. It doesn’t tie you to a desk. It takes you out in the community to meet people and resolve real world problems.

 

NOTE:  Requirements that must be with your Application are list on the second (Dear Applicant) page.  These items MUST be included with your application.

 

City of Ardmore Police Officer applicants must…

 

  • Be a United States Citizen
  • Be at least 21 years of age, and under 45 years of age at date of hire
  • Have a valid drivers license without restrictions
  • Be able to pass entry-level Physical and Written Exam
  • Have a High School Diploma or GED
  • Be of Good Moral Character
  • Have a honorable discharge if prior Military Service

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

 

Residency Requirement: See Human Resources manual or department policy for more details.

“All who do not reside within the corporate city limits of Ardmore shall live no more than thirty (30) minutes average driving time from the Ardmore Police Department.

 

Those residing outside the corporate city limits of Ardmore who desire to live further than thirty (30) minutes average driving time shall submit a written request to the Chief of Police stating specific reasons for the policy waiver.”

 

 

 

 

 

ASSISTANT PARKS AND RECREATION DIRECTOR

POSITION #286

PARKS AND RECREATION POSTED:  Sept. 19, 2014
$47,278.40-$49,628.88/yr. DOQ HOURS: M-F 8:00am-4:30pm; Some nights & weekends

**REQUIRES CITY OF ARDMORE APPLICATION TO APPLY**

 

Purpose of the position: To perform a variety of complex, administrative, technical and professional duties to assist the Parks and Recreation Director with organizational and operating functions of the department; to coordinate assigned activities with other City departments and outside agencies.  

 

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

 

 

Knowledge of operations, services and activities of a comprehensive municipal parks and recreation program.

 

 

Ability to plan, organize, direct and coordinate the work of lower level staff; delegate authority and responsibility.

 

Ability to inspect various parks and recreation facilities in the field with maintenance staff

 

 

Management skills to analyze programs, policies and operational needs; principles and practices of municipal budget preparation and administration.

 

 

Assist with the development and administration of departmental goals, objectives, and procedures.

 

Pertinent Federal, State and local laws, codes and regulations.

 

Assist with the preparation of large and complex budgets; prepare clear and concise administrative and financial reports.

 

 

Identify and respond to community and City Commission issues, concerns and needs.

 

 

Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

 

 

Excellent interpersonal and communications skills (oral and written).

 

 

REQUIRED:   Valid OK driver’s license; Bachelors degree with major course work in Parks and Recreation or a related field; C.P.R. Certificate; ability to obtain a Certified Parks and Recreation Professional Certificate issued by the National Recreation & Parks Association.

 

 

 

 

 

HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATOR

POSITION #287

WATER DISTRIBUTION - PUBLIC WORKS POSTED:  June 27, 2014
$14.45/hr.   HOURS: M-F 7:30am-4:30pm; Some On-Call

**REQUIRES CITY OF ARDMORE APPLICATION TO APPLY**

 

 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF POSITION

Duties include, but are not limited to, operation and maintenance/upkeep of equipment. Works with and assists the line crew in digging ditches, pot holing, hoisting material, tools, equipment and any related work with a backhoe.  Additional duties include but are not limited to, assisting line crews with maintenance of water and/or wastewater utilities, digging near other Utilities such as pressured gas utilities, electric utilities, phone utilities, cable television lines, Fiber optic lines and backfilling jobs upon completion.  Position requires after normal business hours, on-call and work on appointed weekends. 

 

REQUIRES:

High School Diploma or GED and a Commercial Driver’s License.  (CDL), or must obtain a CDL license within 12 months from date of hire.    

 

 

 

 

 

 

COMMUNICATION SPECIALIST

POSITION #288

City of Ardmore Fire and Police Dispatch POSTED:  Sept. 19, 2014
$13.10-$13.72/hr. DOQ           CLOSES 10/31/14       HOURS: Shift Varies

**REQUIRES CITY OF ARDMORE APPLICATION TO APPLY**

 

 

**REQUIRES A TYPING TEST & 10 KEY TEST WITH APPLICATION AT TIME OF APPLICATION SUBMITTANCE. 

 COPY OF DRIVERS LICENSE

 

 

Requires a High School diploma or GED, with two (2) years of general clerical experience. Must not have ever been convicted by Federal, State, or any other Law Enforcement authorities for any violation of any Federal, State, County or Municipal Law, regulation or ordnance which may be a contraindication of a public safety position. Must pass an in-depth background and reference checks, and must be of good moral character. Prefer one (1) year experience in receiving and processing public service calls in law enforcement or fire agency. Possession of, or the ability to obtain, a State Terminal Certification issued by the State of Oklahoma within six (6) months of hire date. Knowledge to operate computer aided dispatch 9-1-1 systems. Receive emergency service calls from the public requesting law enforcement, fir ambulance or other emergency service. Knowledge of basic office procedures, methods and computer equipment, general law enforcement codes, practice and methods, knowledge of basic principles and procedures of record keeping. Ability to perform routine clerical duties, type accurately at a speed necessary for successful job performance, communicate verbally and in writing, to handle stressful situations, to work various rotating shifts, sitting extended periods of time, and subject to call ins. Work closely with others in an office environment, sustained posture and intense attentiveness for prolonged periods, with the ability to maintain confidentiality and to follow all policy and procedures of the Department and the City.

 

REQUIRED:

 **All applicants must perform a data entry examination with the Oklahoma Workforce Commission; (walk-ins are welcomed) located at 2421 Autumn Run Suite B, Ardmore, Oklahoma. This agency will test you on your data entry and occupational skills. These tests include the 10-key data entry, and word per minute typing test. The preferred data entry score is 40 words per minute or greater, however, if you do not achieve this score, you have not failed the test. The test score sheets must be included with a completed application.

 

 

 

 

 

 

FIREFIGHTER

POSITION #294

FIRE DEPARTMENT POSTED:  August 29, 2014
$33,566.57/yr.       HOURS: 2920 annual hours; days off vary

**REQUIRES CITY OF ARDMORE APPLICATION TO APPLY**

 

 

To respond to fire alarms, medical emergencies, hazardous materials, urban rescue and other call to protect life and property; to participate in fire prevention and training; and to maintain assigned station and firefighting equipment.

 

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

Requires High School Diploma or GED.   Per State Statute must be between the ages of 18 to 45 years.  The age bracket is required for Oklahoma State Fire Fighter's Retirement Plan.  Requires the ability to perform life threatening firefighting / rescue duties. Responds to fire alarms, medical emergencies, and hazardous materials, urban rescue and other calls to protect life and property.

 

 

 

 

 

 

MECHANIC TWO

POSITION #296

FLEET MAINTENANCE - GENERAL SERVICES POSTED:  Sept. 19, 2014
$14.46/hr.                        CLOSES 10/19/14 HOURS: M-F 7:30am-4:30pm; some on-call

**REQUIRES CITY OF ARDMORE APPLICATION TO APPLY**

 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF POSITION

Duties include, but are not limited to, repairs on all systems of internal combustion equipment, including diesel engines; to perform diagnostic activities for vehicle repair; and to maintain a variety of maintenance equipment.   Performs any other related duties as required or assigned. 

 

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

High School Diploma or GED

2 years of increasingly responsible automotive mechanical repair experience with

Formal or informal training in full mechanical repair of vehicles and automotive equipment, including some experience in diesels, electrical and electronic repair is desirable.

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Ability to troubleshoot and diagnose problems and causes in automotive, diesel construction and related systems.  Repair electronic components and air conditioning systems;  perform the more complex diagnostic and repair services; work independently in the absence of supervision; operate test equipment including scope, volt ohm meter, air conditioning equipment and natural gas.   

 

 

 

 

 

The Daily Ardmoreite also lists current posted positions.  

A City of Ardmore Application  is available in the Human Resources Department, and shall be returned to the same office or mailed to the address below. Our office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. central time.

Positions will be posted for at least five (5) Oklahoma Workforce Commission working days and may be closed at any time thereafter. The Human Resources Department bulletin board is the official posting. A list of Posted Positions will be listed in The Daily Ardmoreite.  APPLICANTS WILL BE REQUIRED TO UNDERGO AND PASS A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE TEST IF A CONDITIONAL OFFER OF EMPLOYMENT IS EXTENDED. Applicants may undergo a motor vehicle report, criminal history background, polygraph examination, and reference checks. Upon a conditional job offer a drug screen, agility test, functional capacity evaluation, psychological evaluation and medical screening will be conducted. Some convictions or deferred adjudication may be considered a contraindication for employment with the City of Ardmore. Employees who are required to possess a commercial drivers license (CDL) are required to undergo alcohol and controlled substance testing which include pre-employment (controlled substance only), post-accident, reasonable suspicion, return to duty, follow-up and random testing. The City of Ardmore is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free work place. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the non-essential functions. We ask that you not contact the personnel responsible for interviewing the position for which you are applying; instead, wait for us to contact you. Please ensure the Human Resources Department has your present points of contact. Due to the volume of applications for certain positions, there is no requirement to interview all applicants.

SELECTION GUIDELINES

Formal application, review of education and experience; job related tests, oral interview and reference check are samples of what may be required. The City of Ardmore may require applicants applying for a clerical position to take a typing, keyboard skills, Basic Occupational Literacy Test (BOLT) and 10-key test upon return of application to the Human Resources Department. The Human Resources Office or agents of the City may conduct this test.
Applications are position specific. An applicant may apply for one position on a single application form; any additional or new positions must have a new application submitted.

The duties listed are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.

Resumes will only be accepted with a fully completed City of Ardmore application packet.

 

 Equal Opportunity Employer
 

 

Apply:
Human Resources, City of Ardmore
23 South Washington Street, P.O. Box 249, Ardmore, OK 73402
www.ardmorecity.org / Phone: 580.223.3425; Fax: 580.226.5554
 

Drug & Tobacco Free Work Place

Good Benefits Package