Good knowledge of investigative methods relating to liability claims; Good knowledge of legal documents, procedures, and municipal law office routine; Good knowledge of local government operations; Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; Ability to maintain accurate records and prepare reports; Ability to perform accurate legal research; Ability to understand and carry out complex written and oral instructions; Accuracy; Initiative and resourcefulness; 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.
Acts as intake official for claims against the City and general complaints made to the Corporation Counsel’s Office and deals with the general public on such matters; Investigates, documents, and reports to the Corporation Counsel on claims made against the City; Acts as liaison with outside counsel and outside adjusters on lawsuits based on tort and negligence claims against the City; Researches the law (statutes, case law, and regulations) on all aspects of governmental operations, tort and negligence, and any other area assigned by the Corporation Counsel: Writes memoranda, letters and reports on matters assigned or inherent in the other duties of the position; Does real property title searches using the Broome County Clerk’s indices and records as well as other sources; Performs administrative tasks for the department and the City’s risk management efforts; Serves as reporting secretary to the City’s Risk Management Committee; Utilizes personal computer for data base work and word processing on a daily basis.
Good knowledge of the policies and objectives of department programs; Good knowledge of office terminology, procedures, and equipment; Working knowledge of administrative principles and practices; Ability to plan, implement and coordinate activities typically required in the administration of programs such as record keeping, report preparation and clerical supervision; Ability to operate an alpha-numeric keyboard at an acceptable rate of speed; Ability to understand oral and written instructions; Ability to establish and maintain effective interpersonal relationships; Ability to clearly and effectively express oneself both orally and in written form; Good judgment; 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 as necessary to perform the essential functions of the position.
Performs routine administrative duties required for the implementation and coordination of agency programs; Organizes and maintains central filing systems and procedures; Assists in planning and administering in-service training programs; Expedites and participates in the preparation of various reports and the maintenance of records; Compiles payroll data and submits for payroll preparation and payment; Participates in the collection, tabulation, and analysis of statistical and financial data relevant to the various programs undertaken; May author routine correspondence required for the daily operation and implementation of the program undertaken; Supervises the daily work assignments of clerical workers assigned to the office.
Performs investigations and inspections to ascertain compliance with New York State Code and related municipal codes; Addresses complaints and permitting issues involving fire safety; installation and operation of heating, plumbing and electrical systems; unsafe or hazardous walls, floors, ceilings, windows, doors, roofs, chimneys, yards, porches, structural foundations, and sidewalks; Writes detailed and accurate inspection reports on findings of violations to City codes and issues certificates of compliance where corrective measures were taken on reported violations; Issues appearance tickets and testifies at legal hearings involving code violations.
Under general supervision, performs skilled electronic and electrical work involving the troubleshooting, installation, and repair of the sophisticated and elementary, instrumentation power and control systems in the wastewater treatment facility, or sewer systems. The work involves responsibility for the installation, calibration, maintenance and repair of electronic instruments and devices used to operate, measure and monitor wastewater treatment processes. The work is performed under the general supervision of the Wastewater Treatment Plant Head Electrician with leeway allowed for the exercise of independent judgment in planning and carrying out the details of the work. Does related work as required.
The work involves assisting in the performance of semi skilled and skilled tasks related to the repair, maintenance and construction of wastewater treatment plant equipment, vehicles, facilities, and grounds. The work is performed in accordance with the practices involved in the preventive maintenance, repair and fabrication of wastewater treatment plant equipment including pumps, manual and electronic valves, digester units, gas and diesel engine, compressors, injection systems and motors. The class differs from that of Waste Water Treatment Plant Maintainer by virtue of the skilled repair and fabrication of plant mechanical equipment. The class differs from the Waste Water Treatment Plant Instrument Technician, because the Technician has responsibility for the skilled repair of complex electronic, electrical, pneumatic and related mechanical equipment. The work is performed under the general supervision of the Head Mechanic, Superintendent, Assistant Superintendent or Mechanic. Does related work as required.
Assists in a wide variety of job repairs and preventive maintenance to pumps, valves, mechanical screens, degritting equipment, sludge and grit conveyors, gear drives, manual and electronic valves, digester units, chemical injection systems, blowers, compressors, gas and diesel engines, plumbing and piping and HVAC; Assists in the Design and fabrication of equipment modifications to increase performance and / or decrease equipment failure; designs and fabricates supports, pump bases, railings, grating covers, weirs, guards, some concrete repair and construction. Assists in the Evaluation of equipment failures and determines corrective courses of actions and performs preventive maintenance of pumping machinery, conveyors, motors, and other plant equipment; Assists in a variety of machine shop activities such as welding, brazing, steam fitting, tool fabrication; Operates lathe, drill press, grinder, power saw, welding and other shop equipment; Assists in the Installation of new mechanical equipment; Assists in Rebuilding pump sleeves, pump pistons and other equipment; Tightens chains, installs pipes, lubricates and repairs motors; performs preventive maintenance and repairs on trucks and other moving equipment and buildings; Inspects equipment and specifications to determine maintenance needs and schedules; Repacks pumps; prepares time and equipment reports; assists in locating parts for repair and maintenance; performs skilled carpentry and plumbing tasks as needed; performs gas and arc welding; demonstrates a good understanding of applicable policies, procedures and safe work methods associated with working in confined spaces, handling biohazards, and working with hazardous chemicals; general housekeeping of plant facilities; performs other duties as assigned
: Graduation from High School or possession of a High School equivalency diploma and;
(a) One year of experience as Waste Water Treatment Plant Maintainer or Operator Trainee; or
(b) One year hands on experience with industrial mechanical maintenance, including but not limited to industrial pumps, engines, motors, conveyance equipment or plumbing.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Possession of an appropriate level motor vehicle operator license issued by the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles with the ability to be covered under plant insurance policy at time of appointment, and maintain the license during the entire length of appointment.
This is a sub-professional civil engineering position with focus on routine civil engineering tasks such as design, survey and construction inspection. The incumbent may be assigned tasks related to design for public works projects such as the construction of streets, sewers and water systems. The incumbent may be assigned to computer-aided drafting and design work on various projects. The work is performed under the general supervision of an Assistant Engineer or higher lever Engineer with selective leeway allowed for the exercise of independent judgment on routine tasks that require moderate use of engineering theory. The incumbent may supervise sub-professional and technical assistants on specific assignments. Does related work as required.
Prepares plans and designs of engineering projects from notes and sketches; develops plans and designs for routine projects, develops costs estimates of public works projects such as street reconstruction, water and sewer works, may act as a member of the survey party; may supervise subordinate technical staff on specific tasks; and may be assigned work in the inspection of construction projects. Upon assignment from higher level engineers, conducts research on former project costs; responds to requests for information from the public and municipal officials on status of existing or proposed public works projects; and investigates complaints regarding construction and public works projects and operations.
This routine, but important work, involves shared responsibility during an assigned shift for the actual operation of a wastewater treatment plant. The work is carried out in accordance with procedures established to promote the efficient operation and maintenance of a Wastewater Treatment Plant with a point score of 76 or greater. The class differs from that of Wastewater Plant Operator Grade 2 by virtue of the responsibility of the incumbent for the assistance in shift operations, and by its increased supervisory duties. Work is performed under the general supervision of a higher-level Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator. Supervision is exercised over subordinate employees. Does related work as require.
The City of Binghamton internships offers students an opportunity to work with one of New York's most progressive administrations, to experience local, municipal administration across a wide spectrum of constituent services, and to partner with residents and community leaders in restoring community vitality through focused, comprehensive neighborhood development. Internships may be available in the following departments: Clerk's Office, BEDO, Public Works, Planning, Parks and Recreation and the Mayor's office. To apply: Send resume and cover letter stating interests and expectations to firstname.lastname@example.org.