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The City of Guntersville is an equal opportunity employer and takes pride in offering a rewarding work environment. Please print the PDF job application form and follow the instructions to apply for a position. These listings are updated regularly. If there are no current openings in your area of interest, please check back at a later time.


Laborer

Date Posted: 2016-04-18

Department: Public Works

Shift: First


Job Description:

Job Title: Laborer

Department: Public Works

Shift: 1st

Classification: Hourly, Grade 6 ($9.89 - $14.44)

Announcement No.: 16-09

Announcement Date: April 18, 2016

Closing Date: May 2, 2016

The City of Guntersville currently has an opening for two Laborers with the Public Works Department. The primary duties and responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to the following responsibilities:

1. Operate light powered machines used in public works such as power lawn mowers, weed eaters, hand tools, and similar equipment.

2. Use shovels and similar hand tools and simple power tools to remove refuse from streets; remove limbs and leaves from streets, right-of-ways and drainage.

3. Perform foot detail for manual sweeping, cleaning, or litter pickup.

4. Perform limited custodial work, policing areas and grounds, mowing, raking and other manual tasks.

5. Performs related work as assigned or required

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

1. Knowledge of grounds maintenance and detail work.

2. Knowledge of the operation and maintenance of hand and power tools.

3. Skilled in the use of manual cleaning equipment, rakes, shovels, and brooms.

4. Ability to make simple field repairs and adjustments to assigned equipment.

5. Ability to operate light power equipment

6. Ability to follow simple oral or written instructions.

7. Ability to work a flexible schedule and overtime when required.

8. Ability to establish effective relationships with the general public, performing tasks with courtesy and tact.

9. Sufficient physical strength to lift at least 80 pounds, walk for extended periods, work in very cold or very hot conditions, work in storms and agility to perform manual work.

Minimum Qualifications:

1. Must possess a valid Driver’s License and have a driving record suitable for insurability.

Application Process:

Applications may be obtained from the City of Guntersville Personnel Office at 341 Gunter Ave., Guntersville, AL or visit our website at www.guntersvilleal.org. Completed applications for qualified applicants should be returned to Ms. Renea Bradley, Personnel Director. Applications will be accepted until 4:30 PM on May 2, 2016.

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Employment Application

Lifeguard

Date Posted: 2016-04-19

Department: Parks & Recreation

Shift: First


Job Description:

Job Title: Lifeguard

Department: Parks & Recreation

Classification: Hourly

Announcement No.: 16-10

Announcement Date: April 19, 2016

Closing Date: May 17, 2017

The City of Guntersville currently has openings for Lifeguards at the Guntersville Parks and Recreation Center. This position is part time/seasonal. The primary duties and responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to the following:

1. Supervision and maintenance of the Guntersville Park and Recreation department pool and facilities.

Requirements for this position include:

1. Possess a current Lifeguard, CPR & First Aid Certification.

2. Must be at least 16 years of age.

3. Must be able to work flexible hours.

Application Process

Applications may be obtained from the City of Guntersville Personnel Office at 341 Gunter Ave., Guntersville, AL or visit our website at www.guntersvilleal.org. Completed applications for qualified applicants should be returned to Ms. Renea Bradley, Personnel Director. Applications will be accepted until 4:30 PM on May 17, 2016.


Employment Application

Firefighter/EMT

Date Posted: 2016-04-25

Department: Fire Department

Shift: Rotating


Job Description:

Job Title: Firefighter/EMT

Department: Fire Department

Shift: 24 hour, 1 on 2 off rotation

Classification: Hour, Non-Exempt

Announcement No.: 16-11

Announcement Date: April 25, 2016

Closing Date: May 9, 2016

The City of Guntersville currently has an opening for Firefighter for Guntersville Fire & Rescue. The primary duties and responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to the following:

Responsibilities:

Perform the duties of a fire fighter and EMT-B. Primary team member to respond to medical emergencies and administers basic life support as required in medical emergencies and fire and rescue responses. Perform hose deployments, vehicle relay, pump and possible ladder operations. Enter burning structures to rescue personnel and administer emergency first aid/cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Shut off building utilities, evacuate personnel from buildings, protect personnel and equipment from fire exposures, and operate tools/equipment. Perform inspections and operator maintenance on firefighting vehicles, tools, equipment, specialized protective clothing, and fire hydrants. Inspect, maintain, service, repair, and test portable fire extinguisher systems and parts. Respond to hazardous materials incidents and perform containment operations to the level certified. Participate in practice drills and training.

Specific knowledge, skill, ability, requirement:

Ability to quickly perform all functions in difficult and hazardous situations, without hesitation, with direction from superiors. Ability to comprehend and apply instructions, and communicate information in a clear and concise manner. Ability to respond to potentially dangerous situations and make quick and sound decisions. Ability to perform physically demanding work and withstand very hazardous conditions. Ability to effectively communicate with the customer in a professional and courteous manner. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and written.

Minimum Qualifications:

1. Valid unrestricted Drivers License

2. At least 18 years of age on the date of application

3. High school diploma or equivalent

4. Must not have been convicted of any serious misdemeanors; must not have been convicted of a felony.

5. Possess current Firefighter I certification from the Alabama Fire College

6. National Registry Emergency Medical Technician Basic certification

Desirable Qualifications:

1. Prior firefighting experience

2. National Registry Emergency Medical Technician Paramedic

3. Associate’s or higher-level degree from an accredited college or university

All applicants shall be required to meet the minimum standards set forth by the Alabama Fire College and Personnel Standards Commission, NFPA1001 entrance qualifications and the Code of Alabama for application. If hired, the candidate will be required to successfully complete and maintain training set forth by the previous mentioned bodies to maintain employment, it include Basic Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) through the Alabama Department of Public Health, Office of EMS and Trauma.

Application Process:

Applications may be obtained from the City of Guntersville Personnel Office at 341 Gunter Ave., Guntersville, AL or visit our website at www.guntersvilleal.org. Completed applications for qualified applicants should be returned to Ms. Renea Bradley, Personnel Director. Applications will be accepted until 4:30 PM on May 5, 2016.

THE CITY OF GUNTERSVILLE IS A DRUG/ALCOHOL FREE WORKPLACE

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