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City of Montevallo
Job Description 
Parks & Recreation

Job Title……………………….      Grounds Worker - Park
Department……………………      Parks & Recreation
Reports To…………………….      Director of Parks & Recreation
FLSA Status…………………...      Non-Exempt
Grade 6 ………………………..      $10.59 to $14.66/HR (12 Steps)

Effective Date:  August 13, 2021/ For Position Pay Scale

Job Summary:

Assists the Director of Parks and Recreation with all responsibilities as detailed below:

•      Assist with all park operations, maintenance, and improvements
•      Maintain all landscapes within the Montevallo Park System
•      Work occasional weekend events
•      Any other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned.

Qualifications:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

Education and/or Experience:  Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position.  Graduation from a high school or GED equivalent. Prior experience with maintenance equipment and maintenance practices a plus.   

Language Skills:  Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.  

Mathematical Skills:  Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  

Reasoning Ability:  Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.

Certificates, Licenses, Registration:  Valid driver’s license issued by the State of Alabama.  

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 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 is regularly required to walk, stand, bend, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, and to reach with hands and arms, talk or hear.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move heavy objects. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

ADDITIONAL SKILLS
Ability to deal with the general public
Ability to operate a company vehicle and haul equipment with a pull behind trailer

ADDITIONAL NOTES
The preferred candidate must be able to work occasional weekends and some evenings. Candidate must also possess good verbal skills and be able to interact with the general public

Work Environment:  Outdoor. 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.  

Selection Guidelines:  Formal application, rating of education and experience, oral interview and reference check, and 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.

This is a full-time position which includes all benefits afforded to other city employees, including: participation in the State Retirement System, Health Insurance, Sick Days and Vacation.  

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.

(The City of Montevallo is an Equal Opportunity Employer.)

Complete an online Employment Application

Resumes may be mailed to

City of Montevallo
ATTN: Human Resources 
541 Main Street | Montevallo, AL 35115 

The City of Montevallo, Alabama is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. 


Police Officer (Job Description)

Position Status:

Status:                         Non-exempt
FLSA Status:               Non-exempt
Supervises:                 None
Supervisors:                Sergeant, Lieutenant, Chief of Police

Summary:

The purpose of this classification is to protect life and property, to respond to the needs of the general public, to deter criminal activity within the community, to enforce all city, state, and applicable federal laws, statutes, codes, ordinances and regulations, and to perform investigations, special details, and specific assignments within an assigned division.

Essential Functions:

The following duties are normal for this classification. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned. Specific duties listed may not be required for all positions within this classification, but are determined by the normal requirements for the particular position.

Interviews witnesses and suspects.

Prepare cases leading to successful prosecution, where applicable.

File appropriate complaints about arrest warrants and attempts service of same.

Compose supplemental and case reports.

Pick-up prisoners and process warrants from outside agencies.

Pursue suspects on foot or in vehicle.

Conduct frisk and pat down and handcuff suspects or prisoners.

Perform related tasks as necessary.

Exposure to all and extreme weather conditions.

Exposure to varying light conditions: natural and man-made.

Exposure to fire, smoke, chemical leaks/spills: in close proximity, as necessary to provide emergency services.

Will work indoors and outdoors.

Exposure to personal danger, including but not limited to: armed and or dangerous persons/animals, persons and/or articles having contagious/communicable diseases, hazards associated with emergency driving, vehicular surveillance, hazards associated with natural and man-made disasters.  They may be shot, stabbed, bitten, kicked, and/or hit by persons or various objects.

Enforces all city, state, and applicable federal laws, statutes, codes, ordinances and regulations, both traffic and criminal, in order to protect life and property, to prevent crime, and to promote security.

Maintains current department policy and procedures manual, city and state code manuals, employee handbooks, various maps, and related material for reference and/or review.

Maintains high visibility by patrolling assigned area, city streets, parks, neighborhoods, and businesses to ensure and promote security.

Performs surveillance of problem areas/locations and criminal suspects; collects and reviews data; develops trends and/or patterns pertaining to location/suspects; files intelligence reports.

Investigates reported crimes; interviews and obtains statements from victims, witnesses, suspects, and confidential informants; processes crime scenes; gathers, prepares and submits evidence to the crime lab.

Obtains/ executes search and arrest warrants.

Determines probable cause to search and/or reasonable suspicion to detain suspects; mediates disputes and advises rights; pursues fleeing and subdues resisting suspects; effects arrests; processes and transports prisoners.

Responds to emergency calls and calls for assistance.

Assists other officers in effecting arrests, serving subpoenas, executing warrants, making traffic stops, or any other type of call for assistance.

Responds to accident calls; gathers information at the accident scene; investigates and reconstructs serious injury or fatal accidents; interviews victims, suspects, and witnesses; investigates hit and run accidents; notifies next-of-kin as necessary.

Performs rescue functions at accidents, emergencies, and disasters, specifically: directing traffic, administering emergency medical aid, and managing dangerous situations; interacts with E.M.T. teams.

Administers roadside field sobriety tests; identifies wanted persons/vehicles; impounds vehicles; assists stranded motorists; ensures roadways are clear of obstacles and hazards.

Stops vehicles for traffic violations; issues traffic citations and warnings.

Composes and prepares forms, logs, requests, records, reports, correspondence, and documents associated with daily responsibilities of this position; maintains administrative records and files.

Contacts command/supervisory personnel for emergency response and critical incident communications.

Identifies illegal drugs and hazardous materials; maintains knowledge of prescription drugs.

Enters/retrieves data into/from computer systems including stolen property, arrest and wanted information, incident/offense information, investigation data, and criminal/driving history information; reviews crime statistics.

Exchanges information with dispatchers, attorneys, court personnel, medical professionals, and other departments and agencies.

Documents case information; assists with the prosecution of offenders; appears in court to present evidence and testimony; prepares felony case reports for District Attorney’s office. 

Assists with interdepartmental duties and city activities, specifically: working school zones, directing traffic, security at city social events and athletic activities, special escorts, crowd/riot control, and special assignments.

Cooperates with federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies and its officers or representatives when their activities or investigations are related to on-going investigations within city jurisdiction.

Responds to questions, complaints, and requests for information by telephone or in person from merchants, community/civic organizations, the general public, employees, superiors, and other individuals if appropriate.

Attends community meetings and assists with community activities, programs, and crime prevention.

Attends shift meetings, seminars, and training sessions to remain knowledgeable of departmental and city operations, to promote improved job performance, and to remain abreast of changing policies, procedures, regulations, codes, and laws.

Maintains cleanliness of law enforcement vehicle, weapons, and equipment; requests service and/or repairs as needed; maintains equipment in a functional and presentable condition.

Performs special operations/detail activities which may include the following: Special Response Team (S.R.T.), covert surveillance, drug task force, THI task force, negotiations, juvenile, narcotics and training as assigned.

Answers the telephone; provides information, advice, and guidance; takes and relays messages and/or direct calls to appropriate personnel; returns calls.

Performs the following flexible tasks: taking photographs and fingerprints, maintaining computer database, inventory control of supplies, equipment, and/or property, installing, repairing, and/or maintaining electronic surveillance equipment, or overseeing vehicle service, maintenance, and repair.

Recommends and supports policies and procedures that guide and support the provision of quality services by the Police Department.

Incorporates continuous quality improvement principles in daily activities.

Must be able to maintain good interpersonal relationships with staff, co-workers, managers, and citizens.

Must meet regular attendance requirements.

May be required to be on twenty-four hour call and/or regularly work on various shifts, weekends, and/or holidays as deemed necessary.

Work extended hours on short (or without) notice.

Change hours/days on short (or without) notice.

Trained in the essential functions and substitutes for co-workers in the temporary absence of same; performs administrative tasks as assigned.

Must accomplish the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodations, in a timely manner.

Performs other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications:

High school diploma or GED required; no previous experience required. Must possess a valid driver's license. Must be at least 21-years of age. Must pass and maintain current Alabama Peace Officer Standards and Training Commission (A.P.O.S.T.C.) certification requirements as a law enforcement officer. Must be licensed and qualified to operate a firearm. This job classification is considered to be safety-sensitive and is subject to pre-employment and random drug screens.

Minimum Requirement to Perform Essential Job Functions:

The following requirements are normal for this classification. Specific requirements may not apply to all positions within this classification but are determined by the normal requirements for the particular position.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  The ability to walk, stand, run, crouch, crawl, carry equipment, climb stairs and ladders, scale fences, reach, finger, grasp, push, pull, sit, stand, or lay for extended periods of time, perform repetitive motions, and occasionally lift more than 100 pounds. Must be able to operate a variety of automated office equipment including computer, printer, typewriter, calculator, copy and facsimile machines, telephone, and law enforcement equipment such as handcuffs, flashlight, pepper gas, firearms, baton, cameras, video equipment, recording devices, binoculars, tape measure, hand tools, electronic surveillance equipment, two-way radio, and motor vehicle. Physical demand requirements are at levels of those for very heavy work.

DATA COMPREHENSION: Requires the ability to compare and or judge the readily observable functional, structural, or compositional characteristics (whether similar to or divergent from obvious standards) of data, people, or things which may include maps, various directories and reports, calendar, training bulletins, manuals, and legal code books.

INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION: Requires the ability to speak with and/or signal people to convey or exchange law enforcement, radio communication, medical, and court related information, including giving/receiving assignments and/or directions to/from co-workers, assistants, managers, or supervisors as well as communicating with court personnel, attorneys, various agencies, elected officials, and the general public.

LANGUAGE ABILITY: Requires ability to read a variety of informational and law enforcement, radio communication, medical, and court related documentation, directions, instructions, and methods and procedures. Requires the ability to write job related documentation and reports with proper format, punctuation, spelling and grammar, using all parts of speech. Requires the ability to speak with and before others with poise, voice control, and confidence using correct English and well-modulated voice.

INTELLIGENCE: Requires the ability to learn and understand relatively complex law enforcement, radio communication, medical, and court related principles and techniques, to understand departmental policies and procedures, to make independent judgments in absence of supervision, and to acquire and be able to expound on knowledge of topics related to primary occupation.

VERBAL APTITUDE: Requires the ability to record and deliver information, such as in a public speaking situation, to explain procedures, and to follow verbal and written instructions.

NUMERICAL APTITUDE: Requires the ability to add and subtract, multiply and divide, calculate decimals and percentages, determine the time, weight, and distance measurements, and interpret statistical data. May be required to perform algebraic calculations and utilize basic geometry.

FORM/SPATIAL APTITUDE: Requires the ability to visually inspect items for proper length, width, and shape using job related equipment which may include detection devices, radar, tape measure, and other standard measuring and recording devices.

MOTOR COORDINATION: Requires the ability to coordinate hands and eyes in using automated office equipment, radio communication, video, electronic surveillance and law enforcement equipment and to operate motor vehicles.

MANUAL DEXTERITY: Requires the ability to handle a variety of items, office equipment including computer, printer, typewriter, calculator, copy and facsimile machines, telephone, and law enforcement equipment such as handcuffs, flashlight, pepper gas, firearms, baton, cameras, video equipment, recording devices, binoculars, tape measure, hand tools, electronic surveillance equipment, two-way radio, motor vehicle, control knobs, switches, etc. Must have the ability to use one hand for twisting motion or turning motion while coordinating other hand with different activities. Must have above average levels of eye/hand/foot coordination.

COLOR DIFFERENTIATION: Requires the ability to discern and differentiate shades of color for the purpose of identifying suspects, vehicles, or any other physical object.

INTERPERSONAL TEMPERAMENT: Requires the ability to deal with and relate to people beyond giving and receiving instructions. Must be able to adapt to and perform under considerable stress when confronted with an emergency.

PHYSICAL COMMUNICATION: Requires the ability to talk, express, or exchange ideas by means of spoken words and/or hear and perceive nature of sounds by ear.

Montevallo Police Department - Job Application Packet

NOTE: Please fill out the Job Application Packet form online. Then the form must be printed, notarized and mailed in to the address below.

Employment Application Packet
Montevallo Police Department
541 Main Street
Montevallo, AL 35115
(205) 665-1264
The Montevallo Police Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Public Works Laborer – Two Positions Available - Click here for a Printable Job Description

Department: Public Works
Reports To: Public Works Director
FLSA Status: Full Time
Grade 6: $10.59/ hour ($22,027.20 - $30,490.80)
Effective Date: 10/01/2021

The Public Works Laborer is responsible for any and all duties assigned in relation to keeping the City of Montevallo safe and beautiful.

Essential Functions of the Job:
Operates Equipment at the Public Works Department. Ensures that all equipment, materials, and work conditions are adequately maintained to prevent accidents. Duties are performed in the field. Must be willing and able to work overtime when required.

Equipment Operated
Shovel, broom, rake, mowers, tractors, backhoe, skid steer, weed eater, leaf blower, dump truck, pickup truck, and other equipment as needed.

Job Requirements:
Must possess and maintain a valid Alabama Driver's License and an acceptable driving record.
Requires background check and pre-employment drug screening.

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 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 is regularly required to walk, stand, bend, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, and to reach with hands and arms, talk or hear. The employee must frequently lift and/ or move heavy objects. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Work Environment:
Outdoor. 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.

Selection Guidelines:
Formal application, rating of education and experience, oral interview and reference check, and 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 is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.
All applicants tentatively selected for this position will be required to submit to a drug screen prior to appointment. Final appointment to this position is contingent upon a satisfactory drug test result.

The City of Montevallo is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Complete an online Employment Application

Resumes may be mailed to

City of Montevallo
ATTN: Human Resources 
541 Main Street | Montevallo, AL 35115 

The City of Montevallo, Alabama is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.  

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    The City of Montevallo is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

    Complete an online Employment Application

    Resumes may be mailed to

    City of Montevallo
    ATTN: Human Resources 
    541 Main Street | Montevallo, AL 35115 

    The City of Montevallo, Alabama is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.  

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