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CITY OF INDEPENDENCE - OFFICE ASSISTANT (PART-TIME)
This is a responsible clerical position involved with assisting the administrative office. An employee in this position would assist with tax and fee collection for the city and perform other general administrative duties as assigned. This position would also assist with various tasks for the Building Inspector, Public Services and the Parks and Recreation department. This position receives very close supervision from the city clerk.
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES
- Accept, review and prepare U.S. passport applications.
- Answer and direct incoming phone calls to the administrative office.
- Provide customer service to residents and visitors at the administrative window.
- Accept tax payments from residents at the window and over the phone.
- Assist with filing, distributing building and zoning permits.
- Assist with posting tax payments in computer system.
OTHER JOB DUTIES
Assists the city clerk and assistant city clerk in preparation of tax bills for printing,mailing and distribution, assists in processing and recording tax and fee payments, helps prepare delinquent tax notices, responds to and directs citizen complaints. Assists with bank deposits. All other duties as assigned.
TRAINING & EXPERIENCE NEEDED
Graduation from a standard high school, or equivalency, supplemented by previous work experience. Or any combination of education, training and experience which provides the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities. Knowledge of basic accounting procedures and ability to perform general office tasks such as typing, filing and computer entry. Must be able to obtain U.S. Passport Acceptance Agent Certification annually.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
- Accurately performs basic mathematical calculations in order to complete the administrative tasks of this position, exercising the reading and writing skills necessary to maintain all official records of the city and its administration.
- Must communicate effectively with all other city employees and staff, governmental agencies and the general public.
- Must be able to quickly and efficiently perform general office tasks, including typing, filing and computer entry as well as proof read for errors in grammar, format, etc.
- Should be computer literate and able to use database and spreadsheet programs for recording of information, record keeping, and billing and other purpose.
Must be bondable. Must be able to obtain the designation of Notary Public from the State of Kentucky. Have to directly communicate with the citizens on complaints, inquiries or other issues.
BOONE COUNTY FISCAL COURT
DIRECTOR PUBLIC WORKS/COUNTY ENGINEER-ROAD SUPERVISOR
The Boone County Fiscal Court is seeking a professional person to fill a senior department head level position within the organization. The County Engineer-Road Supervisor/Director of Public Works is a highly visible position leading one of the largest departments in county government consisting of a 14.8 million dollar operating budget and staff of 45 full-time employees, in addition to part-time and seasonal staff. The position is one of five, senior management level positions and reports to the County Administrator. Appointment by Judge Executive with Fiscal Court approval. Responsibilities of the department include a wide array of public services and programs including county road maintenance, snow removal, storm drainage, fleet services, code enforcement, public improvement inspections, solid waste management and capital project management.
The skill set required of this position includes personnel administration, budgeting/procurement, internal and external customer service, excellent written and verbal communication skills, the ability to excel in a fast-paced environment and a team work attitude.
The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in a related field and prior experience in managing a department of similar size and complexity. Experience in a public sector organization is highly valued. Registration as a professional engineer in Kentucky is preferred.
The county offers a professional work environment, competitive salary and excellent fringe benefit program. The starting salary range is $90-100,000 depending on individual qualifications.
If interested in applying please go to www.boonecountyky.org by Friday, August 30, 2019.
When applying please submit, cover letter, resume and complete application.
Boone County Fiscal Court Job Description
County Engineer/Public Works Director Public Works
February 2017 Pay Grade 6
This is responsible, supervisory, and technical work in the construction and maintenance of streets, roads, bridges, storm water projects, parks and other county facilities.
An employee in this class is responsible for directing all activities of Public Works employees, which include Office Services, Code Enforcement, Road Inspection, Fleet Maintenance, and Road Maintenance. Duties are performed under limited supervision.
Major Essential Duties
The County Engineer/Public works Director will:
- Assists in the preparation, presentation and implementation of the department budget and administers the budget; makes financial reports as needed.
- Ensure the efficient delivery of public services and programs including but not limited to, comprehensive road maintenance, snow removal, fleet maintenance, public improvement inspections, solid waste management and related services.
- Supervises and evaluates the work done by Departmental Supervisors.
- Coordinates work and submits reports to the County Judge/Executive Office.
- Reviews and develops policies, construction specifications and inspection procedures and maintenance plans for adoption by Fiscal Court.
- Assists in the purchasing of supplies necessary to perform duties. Provides input regarding material and services specifications.
- Performs public relations work in handling complaints from the public to include attendance at meetings, public hearing and events.
- Oversees a systematic work order and scheduling system.
- Maintains a comprehensive file system for county roads.
- County liaison on G I S project and storm water plan.
- As County Engineer, shall perform all duties as outlined in KRS 179.070.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
- Possession of a valid Commonwealth of Kentucky driver’s license
- Maintain a current Kentucky Professional Engineer and Kentucky Professional Land Surveyor licenses.
- Solves practical problems while dealing with several abstract and concrete variables
- Interprets a variety of complex technical and instructional information
- Makes decisions which serve the county’s best interest and follows the missions and objectives of the Public Works Department
Other Knowledge and/or Skills
- Knowledge of the theory, principles and practices of construction and maintenance of county roads, streets, bridges, storm water projects, buildings and related facilities.
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, other supervisory personnel, county officials, and to deal courteously with the public.
- Good knowledge of the management skills required to plan, organize and coordinate activities of the various safety and regulatory groups and committees.
- Good working knowledge of County ordinances, and State and Federal laws and regulations relating to safety practices and how they relate to the health, safety and welfare of the general public and County employees.
- Basic computer skills; ability to access programs on a PC and to perform word processing and spread sheets with proficiency.
- While performing job duties, the employee could reasonably be expected to:
- Regularly (over 2/3 of regular working day)
- Stand or walk
- Talk or hear
- Lift and/or move up to 50 pounds
- Operate a motor vehicle
- Occasionally (under 1/3 of regular working day)
- Reach with hands and arms
- Use hands to type, handle papers, tools etc
- Vision requirements include close, distance, color and peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus
- Regularly (over 2/3 of regular working day)
- The work environments described in the preceding paragraphs represent those encountered while performing the essential job functions. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
- The noise level is usually moderate to high
- Temperature level will vary from extreme cold to extreme heat.
- Moisture level will vary from extreme dry to rain, snow, and icy conditions.
- Must display the following:
- Positive communication
- Willingness to solve problems
- Commitment to Boone County’s best interests
- Must adhere to the applicable provisions of the Public Works Department Rules and Procedures, the Boone County Personnel Policies and Procedures, the Boone County Administrative Code, the Kentucky Revised Statutes, and any other procedures, rules, regulations, and policies set forth by appropriate authorities
- Must be neat in appearance
- Must be 18 years or older and bondable.
- Must maintain confidentiality when required
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Alicia Campbell
No. Ky. Area Development District
Phone: (859) 283-1885
Fax: (859) 283-8178
IT’S A 25TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION!
25th ANNUAL NORTHERN KENTUCKY SENIOR EXPO
TO BE HELD THURSDAY, AUGUST 22nd, 2019
This is the Silver Anniversary of the Northern Kentucky Senior Expo! This year, The Northern Kentucky Senior Expo will be held on Thursday, August 22nd, from 9am to 1pm in the Gallery area of Newport on the Levee. The Senior Expo will celebrate its twenty-fifth year in 2019, bringing together area organizations and providers with local seniors, their family members, and friends to connect older adults with needed services. Sponsored by the Northern Kentucky Area Development District/Area Agency on Aging and Independent Living and St. Elizabeth Healthcare, this annual event is a great opportunity for community members to gather information, access health screenings, and enjoy live entertainment.
With over 80 exhibitors in attendance to answer questions and offer services, the Northern Kentucky Senior Expo boasts a wide range of services to meet community members’ needs and interests. There will be health screenings, information sharing, giveaways and door prizes. Stop by the Waltz Photography Photo Booth for a free photo. Enjoy Live Entertainment during the Event featuring
Don Fangman singing your Sinatra favorites. Enjoy Chair Volleyball and Chair Yoga with the R.C. Durr Y.M.C.A. With free admission and wheelchair-accessibility, this indoor, air-conditioned event will be a great experience for anyone who is interested in senior services. For more information regarding the Northern Kentucky Senior Expo, please call (859) 283-1885.
In addition to sponsoring the annual Northern Kentucky Senior Expo, the Northern Kentucky Area Development District/Area Agency on Aging and Independent Living (NKADD/AAAIL) is part of a national network of organizations established under the Older Americans Act. Created to respond to the needs of older adults living in the northern eight counties of Kentucky, the staff and volunteers of NKADD/AAAIL work as advocates, planners, coordinators, and developers to ensure that needed services are available to citizens of Northern Kentucky who are 60 years of age and older. In this capacity, NKADD/AAAIL endeavors to bring funding to the region through various sources including governmental programs and public or private grants and provides information on issues affecting older Northern Kentuckians to the community at large.
The Aging and Disability Resource Center housed within NKADD/AAAIL is a great example of the community advocacy and assistance that NKADD/AAAIL provides. This consumer friendly call center has well trained staff to help individuals identify needs and to deliver information regarding available community-wide support options for adults 60 years of age and older and adults with disabilities. The Aging and Disability Resource Center serves as a single point of entry for many publicly funded aging support services, completes screenings for various programs, and provides information and referrals in response to the many and varied inquiries that it receives daily.