This is a responsible technical and administrative position in charge of the complete operation of a Wastewater Treatment Plant with a point score of 76 or greater. The work is performed under the general direction of the Binghamton-Johnson City Joint Sewage Board and involves the supervision over the plant personnel. Does related work as required.
Supervises the operation of the plant to assure the most efficient and economical use of equipment, supplies and personnel; Makes daily inspection of plant and plant machinery; Makes or supervises necessary tests for control of plant operation; Supervises the maintenance and repair of machinery; Assigns plant personnel to shifts; Instructs and supervises operators, trainees and other subordinate employees; Maintains inventory of supplies, chemicals and equipment; Requisitions materials; Maintains records and prepares periodic reports on the operation of the plant.
FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES & PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:
Through knowledge of the practices used and equipment required in the operation and maintenance of a Wastewater Treatment Plant with a point score of 76 or greater; good knowledge of the operations of a modern Wastewater Treatment Plant; good knowledge of the principles and applications of physics, chemistry and bacteriology as applied to wastewater treatment and disposal; ability to supervise the operation and repair of pumps, valves and related mechanical and electrical equipment; ability to make routine laboratory and field tests for control of plant operation; ability to plan and supervise the work of subordinates; mechanical aptitude; ability to operate a personal computer and utilize common office software programs including word processing, spreadsheet, and database at an acceptable rate of accuracy and speed; physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.
1. Graduation from an accredited university or school with a bachelor of science degree with thirty credit hours of math and/or science or graduation from an accredited university or school with a bachelor of arts degree with thirty credit hours of math and/or science; and
2. Satisfactory completion of an appropriate course of instruction by the Commissioner, Department of Environmental Conservation and not less than two years of satisfactory experience in the actual operation of a wastewater treatment plant with a point score of 76 or greater, and facilities of the appropriate type; and
3. The ability to conduct the routine laboratory and field tests required for the control of the operation of a wastewater treatment plant with such facilities.
Grade 4 can use one of the following options to meet the minimum education requirements:
The operating experience discussed under these options is required in addition to the approved operating experience.
QUALIFYING OPTIONS FOR GRADE 4 OPERATORS:
(Must also have required duration of approved experience-two (2) years):
a) BS degree with thirty credit hours of math and/or science from duly accredited university or school, or
b) BA degree with thirty credit hours of math and/or science from a duly accredited university or school, or
c) AAS degree from a duly accredited university or school in NYSDEC approved curriculum, plus eighteen months operating experience at a wastewater treatment plant, or
d) AAS degree from a duly accredited university or school plus three years operating experience at a wastewater treatment plant, or
e) AA degree with thirty credit hours of math and/or science from a duly accredited university or school, plus three years of operating experience at a wastewater treatment plant, or
f) High school or equivalence diploma and 6 years operating experience at a wastewater treatment plant.
Must obtain and maintain operator license or certificate during the entire length of appointment.
Wastewater Treatment Plant with a point score of 76 or greater.
The candidate must possess a Grade 4 Certification issued under the provisions of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation.
This position is responsible for the performance of skilled carpentry work involved in the construction, alteration and repair of existing and new facilities. The work is performed under the general supervision of a higher level technical supervisor. Supervision may be exercised over semi-skilled or unskilled workers assigned for specific projects. Does related work as required.
Builds, repairs and installs items such as partitions, floors, counters, cabinets, doors, windows, concrete forms; Reads and interprets rough sketches and working plans; Draws up list of materials for the work to be done; Assembles materials, tools, and equipment required to accomplish the work; Lays out and cuts materials for the job using rulers, tape measures, hand and electrical tools; Draws rough sketches and working drawings; Works with materials integral to the carpentry trade, including wood, plastics, aluminum, concrete; Oversees and inspects the work of assistants or helpers assigned for specific projects; May recommend to supervisor, and order the kind, quantity and quality of materials to be used; May oversee and inspect the work of outside contractors.
Full Performance Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Personal Characteristics:
Good knowledge of the practices, procedures, materials, tools, and safety precautions of the carpentry trade; good knowledge of building and safety codes and practices applicable to the carpentry trade; ability to read, interpret and work from blueprints, working drawings and rough sketches; ability to plan and layout carpentry work, ability to understand written and verbal instructions; ability to plan and supervise the work of subordinates assigned for specific projects; thoroughness; Ability to operate a personal computer and utilize common office software programs including word processing, spreadsheet, and database at an acceptable rate of accuracy and speed; and physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.
- Two years of full-time experience as a Carpenter at the journey level; or
- Four years of full-time experience in assisting a Carpenter or as a Carpenter’s Helper.
Eligibility for appropriate N.Y. State Driver’s License at time of application; possession at time of appointment. Must maintain NYS Driver’s License during the entire length of appointment.
Students who intern with the City of Binghamton will accompany their supervisor to various community/governmental meetings; will gain local government experience; and will be given a research project that incorporates their interests within their field of study.
Supervision Received: Students will be under the direction and general supervision of a Department Head. They will also work closely with City employees and have opportunities to shadow those whose work relates to the students field of study.
Interns will be involved with various programs and events offered by the department; If there is a specific area with more interest, potential additional time can be spent being involved in that area; Research within the intern’s division of choice as it fits the department’s needs and budget.
Objectives: Develop public understanding and participation within local government through public relations activities; Establish and maintain cooperative planning and working relationships with other public and volunteer community agencies; Work alongside City employees in conducting research or day-to-day activities.
Currently enrolled in an academic program. Once an application is received, you will be contacted for an interview. If offered the internship, you will be able to set a schedule, of 10-20 hours per week, with your direct supervisor.
This position involves responsibility for tasks requiring a high degree of accuracy in performance of a variety of data entry and clerical tasks. Incumbents usually work under general supervision on routine assignments in accordance with defined procedures. Detailed instructions are provided for new or unusual assignments. The activities of employees in this class require knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices and procedures within the accounting field. Work is performed under the direct supervision of immediate supervisor. Does related work as required.
Performs all activities listed below within Finance, Information Management & Technology, Assessment, Treasurer and Purchasing departments as needed.
- Reviews financial source documents for accuracy / completeness prior to data entry.
- Performs data entry from a wide variety of source documents including, but not limited to claims for payment, purchase orders, journal entries, invoicing, budget requests, payroll time sheets, deduction requests, and various data collection forms into enterprise software database(s).
- Visually compares edit sheets with source documents to identify and correct errors.
- Works on special projects including implementation of software by performing data collection and input of information from a wide variety of sources.
- Assists in training end users on appropriate data entry procedures for a variety of software modules.
- Provide support for a variety of end users doing data entry
- Generates financial reports/notices/billings pursuant to specifications
- Use of desktop software including, but not limited to word processing, spreadsheets, and databases.
- Receiving and distribution of City equipment and supplies
- Physically moves materials and supplies in and out of the storeroom
- Assists in maintaining inventory of City equipment and supplies
- Operates a variety of office machines including copier, scanner, printer, folding machine and postage machine.
- Answers telephone, makes appointments and provides routine information.
- Performs office tasks /data entry / filing
- Waits on customers and processes payments
Full Performance Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Personal Characteristics:
- Working knowledge of office terminology, procedure and equipment; good knowledge of commonly-used concepts , practices and procedures within the accounting field;
- working knowledge of the practices of data entry operation;
- ability to operate a data entry device at an acceptable rate of speed and accuracy;
- ability to operate a personal computer and utilize common desktop software including word processing, spreadsheet and database at an acceptable rate of accuracy and speed;
- ability to follow written and oral instructions
- ability to work independently;
- ability to get along well with others;
- tact and courtesy;
- physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position
- Graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma and 2 years of full time clerical experience primarily involving data entry on a personal computer and the maintenance of financial accounts and records; or:
- Graduation from a New York State registered or regionally accredited 2 (two) year college or university with an Associate’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration.
A person in this position must exercise considerable vigilance in directing traffic for the protection of children going to and from school. Work is performed independently with only occasional directions from a superior
Directs traffic at crosswalks near school; Assists children crossing streets; Slows down traffic in school zone; Instructs younger children concerning proper place and precautions to be taken when crossing street.
FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES & PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:
Ability to be firm yet courteous with the public; ability to get along well with children; Ability to operate a personal computer and utilize common office software programs including word processing, spreadsheet, and database at an acceptable rate of accuracy and speed; Physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.