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CLASS TITLE: Electrical Inspector
LOCATION: Town Hall, Municipal Corporate Limits
DEPARTMENT: Building and Planning
EMPLOYMENT LEVEL: Non Exempt Part Time Employee or Part Time Contractual

GENERAL PUROSE:
Performs a variety of routine and complex electrical work in the interpretation and enforcement of adopted electrical codes and related job function rules and regulations.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:
Works under the direct supervision of the Building and Planning Director.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED:
None

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Applies knowledge of electrical codes and practices to all types of electrical work performed.
  • Performs electrical inspections, review of electrical plans and checks installation
  • Review and approves/disapproves electrical plans/permits and work to determine compliance with systems, methods.
  • Coordinate and communicate the scheduling of inspections. And create detailed and specific reports and other documentation necessary to establish an accurate record of job related activities.
  • Enforces electrical code violations, advises on electrical code compliance, and review of electrical contractor registration and licensing of Electrical Contractors and/or Businesses.
  • Resolves disputes over the application and interpretation of electrical codes.
  • May investigate suspect unlicensed contractors, unpermitted work.
  • Administer, update, and grade electrical examination(s), as needed

PERIPHERAL DUTIES:
Maintains in clean and usable condition(s), department issued equipment, supplies, facilities, and if applicable the use of a town pool vehicle.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Education and Experience:

  1. Fourth year electrical apprentice, or
  2. Fifth year electrical apprentice, or
  3. Journeyman electrician, and
  4. Any equivalent combination of education and experience.

Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  1. Thorough knowledge of electrical codes, methods, principals, practices, and procedures of the building trades;
  2. Thorough knowledge of electrical codes and laws;
  3. Thorough knowledge of State Codes and local ordinances pertinent to on site electrical inspections, plan review, and related essential functions;
  4. Knowledge of the records and reports required in the Building Department;
  5. Skilled in operation of tools and equipment required to perform job function.
  6. Ability to document process involved with the duties of the position;
  7. Ability to learn and conform applicable laws, ordinances, and department rules and regulations.
  8. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing. And follow verbal and written instructions.
  9. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with peers, other departments, officials, stakeholders, business representatives, employees, contractors, and the general public.
  10. Ability to exercise sound judgment in evaluating situations and in making decisions.
  11. Ability to learn the town’s geography, roads, subdivisions, developments.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
Valid State Driver’s license

TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED:
Knowledge of operation and use of motorized vehicles, first-aid equipment, telephone (land and mobile), personal computer/hand held devices, and other office equipment necessary to perform job functions, including, but not limited to photocopy machines.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to sit, talk, hear, stand, and walk; use hands and fingers, to handle objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and legs; climb or balance; stop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell.

The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to seventy-five (75) pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee usually works evening and weekend hours in outside weather conditions including inclement weather, i.e. heat, cold, rain, wind, and snow.

The noise level in the work environment is usually loud in construction settings, and moderately quiet in office settings.

SELECTION GUIDELINES:

Formal application, rating of education and experience; oral interviews and reference check; job related tests may be required.

This position requires a great deal of knowledge of electrical codes, usually gained from direct experience as a contractor and Skilled Trades Education. An individual holding this position is not specifically barred from engaging in contracting work within the municipal boundaries of the Town of St. John; however, an individual holding this position is specifically barred from engaging in any activities that may be conceived as a conflict of interest including but not limited to soliciting work as a contractor while working as inspector or inspecting one’s own work.

The duties listed above 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.

The job description does not constitute an employment agreement/contract between the employer and employee/contractor and it is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

To Apply please DOWNLOAD and then complete the Employment Application Form, be sure to save the pdf after filling it out, and e-mail it ALONG WITH a resume to: jobs@stjohnin.com or mail a completed application AND resume to:
St. John Town Manager's Office
10955 W 93rd Ave.
St. John, Indiana 46373
If there are any questions, please contact Sergio Mendoza at (219) 365-5301.

Applications will be accepted until 4:00 PM on Tuesday June 28, 2022.


Public Works Employee

CLASS TITLE: Maintenance
LOCATION: Public Works Facility
DEPARTMENT: Public Works
EMPLOYMENT LEVEL: Non-Exempt
DIVISION: Public Works

GENERAL PURPOSE:

Performs a variety of skilled, technical and maintenance work in the construction, operation, repair, maintenance and replacement of the Town’s Water, Sewer, Street, Storm Drainage Facilities, Street Lighting, Buildings and Parks.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:

Works under the general supervision of the Public Works General Foreman.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED: None.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBLITIES:

  • Receives work assignments from the General Foreman. Completes work in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Identifies and recommends repairs throughout the entire Town to the General Foreman.
  • Identifies the need for tools and equipment required in order to perform various tasks.
  • Submits daily verbal and/or written reports to the General Foreman on the activities of each day.
  • Available for emergency and non-emergency overtime when necessary or required by the General Foreman.
  • Work with the General Foreman and/or the designated Safety Trainer to acquire adequate training in issues that relate to safety.
  • Operates a variety of power construction and maintenance equipment used in the Water, Sewer, Street and Park departments.

DESIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education and Experience:

(A) High School diploma, GED equivalent, or higher education level required; and

(B) Five (5) years’ experience relating to the construction, repair, and maintenance of water, sewer, street, or storm drainage systems; parks; street lighting, including the operation of all related maintenance equipment, or

(C) Any equivalent combination of education and experience.

Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

(A) Thorough knowledge of equipment, facilities, materials, methods, and procedures used in public water supply and distribution systems, sewer collection systems and lift stations, storm drainage systems, and street systems; thorough knowledge of pipe installation, connection, and repair; thorough knowledge of road construction and maintenance; and a thorough knowledge of park maintenance.

(B) Skilled in operation of the tools and equipment listed below.

(C) Have the ability to operate and maintain various equipment used in the department including, but not limited to, a backhoe, dump trucks and sewer cleaners; perform construction and maintenance work; ability to communicate effectively, verbally, and in writing; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, other departments, as well as the public.

(D) Ability to prioritize, follow directions, and work under pressure.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

Valid State Driver’s license with CDL endorsement or ability to obtain one within six (6) months of hire.

TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED:

Various motorized vehicles and equipment including, but not limited to, dump truck, plow truck, pickup truck, utility truck, street sweeper, sewer cleaner truck, street roller, backhoe, skid-steer, tamper, plate compactor, saws, pumps, compressors, branch chipper, leaf vacuum, sanders, generators, trencher, common hand and power tools, shovels, wrenches, mobile radio, and phone.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, feel, or operate objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to stand, talk, hear, walk, sit, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, and smell.

The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to fifty (50) pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to one hundred (100) pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of the job, the employee usually works in outside weather conditions, usually works near moving mechanical parts, and occasionally is exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and vibration. The employee may also be exposed to extreme heat or cold in outdoor conditions or extreme heat or cold in non-weather related conditions. The employee occasionally works in high, precarious places and is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and risk of electrical shock.

The noise level in the work environment is usually loud in field settings, and moderately quiet in office settings.

SELECTION GUIDELINES:

Formal application, rating of education and experience; oral interviews and reference check; job related tests may be required.

The duties listed above 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.

The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and it is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

This position carries a competitive hourly wage and includes: paid vacation; paid holidays; and health, life and dental insurance. Applications will be accepted in an ongoing basis.

To Apply, please DOWNLOAD and then complete the Employment Application Form, be sure to save the pdf after filling it out, and e-mail it along with a resume to: jobs@stjohnin.com or mail a completed application and resume to:
St. John Public Works Department
9350 Hack Street
St. John, Indiana 46373

If there are any questions, please contact Administrative Assistant T. Anderko at (219) 365-4655.


School Crossing Guard

The Town of St. John is looking for a Part time School Crossing Guard for the Clark Middle School (8915 W. 93rd Ave. St. John, IN 46373) location.

The person must be available to work both AM and PM crossing details (2 hours per day) during the Lake Central School year: The 2022-2023 school year starts August. Monday through Friday, excluding school corporation holidays or other approved school cancellations.

AM crossing time is 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM
PM crossing time is 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Must be able to work out side in all types of weather conditions.
2022 hourly rate of $14.80, per Town Ordinance 1747.

Selection Criteria for School Crossing Guards
The selection of school crossing guards shall be made on the basis of an interview and a computer background check that shall consist of the following:

  1. Past criminal history (III), with specific attention to any crimes involving children.
  2. An inquiry on the Lake County Sheriff’s Department sex offender registry.
  3. A motor vehicle record checks in this and any other state in which the applicant lived.
  4. An assessment of any prior law enforcement background experience.
  5. An assessment of the candidate’s general fitness, to include consideration of the need to be able to stand for extended periods of time.
  6. Consideration of the candidate’s ability to work the required schedule.

Uniform and Equipment
The Department issues highly visible DOT reflective vests and handheld STOP signs to Crossing Guards for the performance of their regular duties. No additional uniform or equipment is required.

Annual Review of Crossing Guard Needs and Traffic Patterns
Annually, after the start of each school year, a traffic count of the School Crossing Guard posts will be taken to review the needs of a School Crossing Guard at each post.

Annually, the Deputy Chief or designee will conduct a documented review of School Crossing Guard posts. Each post will be physically checked to determine if signs or road markings need to be maintained or added.

Authority, Role, and Responsibilities

  1. The School Crossing Guard is a function of the St. John Police Department under the supervision of the Deputy Chief.
  2. School Crossing Guards are part-time civilian employees, and as such, do not have any law enforcement authority.
  3. School Crossing Guards are responsible for facilitating students safely crossing roadways at designated locations and times as determined by the Deputy Chief.

If any incident occurs it will be reported to the Deputy Chief.

The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

To Apply please DOWNLOAD and then complete the Employment Application Form, be sure to save the pdf after filling it out, bring the completed application to
Amy Gross at 11033 W 93rd Ave, St. John, Indiana 46373
Monday-Friday 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM. If there are any questions, please contact Amy Gross at (219) 365-6032.

Applications will be accepted until 4:00 PM on Friday, July 1, 2022.


The Town of St. John is an equal opportunity employer and encourages all qualified individuals to apply.


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