City of Ardmore Human Resources Department

 

Revised: Thursday, April 17, 2014
 

 


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POSITION OPPORTUNITY SUMMARY

 

 

POLICE OFFICER

ARDMORE POLICE DEPARTMENT

#244

$34,741/yr. DOQ

HOURS: Shift Varies (2210 Duty Hours)

OPERATOR 1

SEWER COLLECTION WASTEWATER - Public Utilities

#254

$12.91/hr.

HOURS: M-F 7:30am-4:30pm

Some On-Call

OPERATOR 1

WATER DISTRIBUTION - PUBLIC UTILITIES

#257

$12.91/hr. with some on call

HOURS: M-F 7:30am-4:30pm

EQUIPMENT OPERATOR

ENGINEERING/STREETS

#267

$12.58/hr. or more DOQ

HOURS: M-F, 7:30am-3:30pm (some on-call)

ASSISTANT POOL MANAGER

PARKS AND RECREATION - SEASONAL

#270

$13.00/hr.

HOURS: Varies

POOL CASHIER

PARKS AND RECREATION - SEASONAL

#271

$7.50 - $8.50/hr. or more DOQ

HOURS:  Varies

POOL LIFEGUARDS

PARKS AND RECREATION - SEASONAL

#272

$8.00 - $9.00/hr. or more DOQ

HOURS:  Varies

SWIM INSTRUCTORS

PARKS AND RECREATION - SEASONAL

#273

$8.50 - $9.50/hr. or more DOQ

HOURS:  Varies

SWIM INSTRUCTORS AIDE

PARKS AND RECREATION - SEASONAL

#274

$7.25 - $8.00/hr. or more DOQ

HOURS:  Varies

COMMUNICATION SPECIALIST

FIRE AND POLICE DISPATCH - City of Ardmore

#276

$12.91-$13.52/hr. DOQ

HOURS:Shift Varies

CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICER 1

DEVELOPMENT SERVICES

#277

$14.59/hr.

HOURS: M-F, 8:00am-5:00pm

FIREFIGHTER

ARDMORE FIRE DEPARTMENT

#278

$32,908/yr.

HOURS: 2920 Annual Hours; Days Off Vary

SECRETARY/OFFICE SPECIALIST

DEVELOPMENT SERVICES - City Hall

#279

$11.96/hr.

HOURS:  Part-Time; 28 hrs./week

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

OPERATOR I

POSITION #254

SEWER COLLECTION WASTEWATER

POSTED: November 8, 2013

$12.91/hr.  

HOURS:  M-F 7:30am-4:30pm plus On-Call

 

**REQUIRES CITY OF ARDMORE APPLICATION TO APPLY**

 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF POSITION

Performs semi-skilled maintenance work in the sewer division of the City in the maintenance and repair of sewer lines,

due to leaks and other construction – repair items, etc.

 

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

High School Diploma or GED, and the possession of or the ability to obtain within 12 months of employment,

Class “D” State Operators License, and Commercial Driver’s License (CDL).

 

REQUIRED:

Two (2) years related work experience

 

 

 

OPERATOR 1

POSITION #257

Water Distribution - PUBLIC UTILITIES

POSTED: December 13, 2013

$12.91/hr. 

HOURS:  M-F 7:30am-4:30pm

 

**REQUIRES CITY OF ARDMORE APPLICATION TO APPLY**

 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF POSITION

Duties include, but are not limited to, operation and maintenance of equipment, working with distribution crews repairing/replacing water and sewer lines.  Position requires after normal business hours, on-call and work on appointed weekends. 

 

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

Requires High School Diploma or GED and prefers two years of related water distribution system experience. 

 

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Requires a Class "A" (CDL) and a Class D Water Certification License (or must obtain both within one year from date of hire)

 

 

 

 

POLICE OFFICER

POSITION #244

ARDMORE POLICE DEPARTMENT

POSTED: January 24, 2014

$34,741/yr. DOQ         Closes 4/25/14

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.”

 

 

 

 

EQUIPMENT OPERATOR

POSITION #267

ENGINEERING/STREETS

POSTED: April 4, 2014

                             $12.58/hr. or more DOQ     

HOURS:  M-F, 7:30am-3:30pm, some on-call

 

**REQUIRES CITY OF ARDMORE APPLICATION TO APPLY**

 

 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF POSITION

Performs semi-skilled and skilled maintenance work in the street division of the City. Operates medium to heavy maintenance equipment such as dump trucks, skip loaders, front-end loaders, motor grader, street sweepers, backhoes, rollers, and other equipment in support of street division, along with various general maintenance and repair of streets and equipment.

 

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

Requires High School Diploma or GED. Requires two (2) years related experience in street maintenance and repair. 

 

SPECIAL PREFERENCES

Requires a Class B Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) or obtain license within 6 months of hire date.

 

 

 

 

 

ASSISTANT POOL MANAGER

POSITION #270

PARKS & RECREATION - SEASONAL

POSTED: March 14, 2014

                             $13.00/hr.       CLOSES 5/09/14

HOURS:  Varies

 

**REQUIRES CITY OF ARDMORE APPLICATION TO APPLY**

 

The City of Ardmore Parks and Recreation Department is seeking individuals interested in becoming a lifeguard at the Community Water  Park.

 

 Requires: Current lifeguard certifications, and applicants must be 16 years of age or older. Preference is given to those with experience. Those interested who do not meet the certification requirement are still encouraged to apply. There will be certification classes available, and the Parks and Recreation department will assist in training those interested. The seasonal position will open Mid-May and will close around Mid-August. 

 

 

 

 

POOL CASHIER

POSITION #271

PARKS & RECREATION - SEASONAL

POSTED: March 14, 2014

$7.50-$8.50/hr. or more DOQ                    CLOSES 5/09/14

HOURS:  Varies

 

**REQUIRES CITY OF ARDMORE APPLICATION TO APPLY**

 

 

The City of Ardmore Parks and Recreation Department is seeking individuals interested in becoming a cashier/counter help at the Municipal Pool.  The seasonal position will open Mid-May and will close areound Mid-August.

 

Requires experience as a cashier/counter help.

 

Applicants must be 16 years of age or older.

 

 

 

 

POOL LIFEGUARDS

POSITION #272

PARKS & RECREATION - SEASONAL

POSTED: March 14, 2014

$8.00-$9.00/hr. or more DOQ                    CLOSES 5/09/14

HOURS:  Varies

 

**REQUIRES CITY OF ARDMORE APPLICATION TO APPLY**

 

 

The City of Ardmore Parks and Recreation Department is seeking individuals interested in becoming a lifeguard at the Community Water  Park.

 

 Requires lifeguard certifications, and applicants must be 16 years of age or older. Preference is given to those with experience. Those interested who do not meet the certification requirement are still encouraged to apply. There will be certification classes available, and the Parks and Recreation department will assist in training those interested. The seasonal position will open Mid-May and will close around Mid-August. 

 

 

 

 

SWIM INSTRUCTORS

POSITION #273

PARKS & RECREATION - SEASONAL

POSTED: March 14, 2014

$8.50-$9.50/hr. or more DOQ                    CLOSES 5/09/14

HOURS:  Varies

 

**REQUIRES CITY OF ARDMORE APPLICATION TO APPLY**

 

 

The City of Ardmore Parks and Recreation Department is seeking individuals interested in becoming a lifeguard at the Community Water  Park. The seasonal position will open Mid-May and will close around Mid-August.

 

REQUIRES:  WSI Certification and CPR card.

 

 

 

SWIM INSTRUCTORS AIDE

POSITION #274

PARKS & RECREATION - SEASONAL

POSTED: March 14, 2014

$7.25-$8.00/hr. or more DOQ                    CLOSES 5/09/14

HOURS:  Varies

 

**REQUIRES CITY OF ARDMORE APPLICATION TO APPLY**

 

The City of Ardmore Parks and Recreation Department is seeking individuals interested in becoming a Swim Instructor Aide at the Community Water  Park.

 

Requires: Applicants must be 16 years of age or older. Preference is given to those with experience.  The seasonal position will open Mid-May and will close around Mid-August. 

 

 

 

 

COMMUNICATION SPECIALIST

POSITION #276

CITY OF ARDMORE POLICE AND FIRE POSTED: April 4, 2014
$12.91-$13.52/hr. DOQ HOURS: Shift Varies

**REQUIRES CITY OF ARDMORE APPLICATION TO APPLY**

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICER 1

POSITION #277

CITY OF ARDMORE DEVELOPMENT SERVICES POSTED: April 11, 2014
$14.59/hr. HOURS: M-F, 8:00am-5:00pm

**REQUIRES CITY OF ARDMORE APPLICATION TO APPLY**

 

 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF POSITION

To inspect single family homes, apartment buildings and businesses to ensure compliance with applicable zoning and nuisance codes and ordinances; and to perform various related technical duties.

 

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

One year of code enforcement experience.   Requires High School Diploma or GED.

Certification as a Property Maintenance and Housing Inspector by the International Code Council within 1 year of hire date.

 

 

 

 

FIREFIGHTER

POSITION #278

CITY OF ARDMORE FIRE DEPARTMENT POSTED: April 11, 2014
$32,908/yr.                    CLOSES 6/2/14 HOURS: 2920 Annual Hours; Days Off Vary

**REQUIRES CITY OF ARDMORE APPLICATION TO APPLY**

 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF POSITION

To respond to fire alarms, medical emergencies, hazardous materials, urban rescue and other calls 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, and obtained the age of 18 to 45 years for Oklahoma State Fire Fighter's Retirement Plan with 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.

 

 

 

 

SECRETARY/OFFICE SPECIALIST

POSITION #279

CITY OF ARDMORE FIRE DEPARTMENT POSTED: April 18, 2014
$11.96/HR. HOURS: Part-time; 28 hours/week

**REQUIRES CITY OF ARDMORE APPLICATION TO APPLY**

 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF POSITION

To perform clerical duties in accordance with the office procedures of assigned department including answering phones, typing or word processing, office machine operation and filing.

 

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

One year of general clerical experience.   Requires High School Diploma or GED.

 

REQUIRED:

 **All applicants must perform a data entry examination with the Oklahoma Workforce Commission; (walk-ins welcome) 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.

 

 

 

 

 

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