GENERAL CITY EMPLOYMENT
MOTOR EQUIPMENT OPERATOR
Incumbent will perform routine manual duties in connection with the operation of motor equipment of up to moderate complexity. Specific directions are received from a superior, but Incumbent is responsible for the safe and economical operation of their equipment on assigned tasks. Incumbent should have the knowledge of the operation of trucks and other automotive equipment needed in order to operate the equipment safely and effectively; the ability to perform all duties in a safe and appropriate manner, in compliance with OSHA, DOL, DMV, and departmental regulations; the ability to understand and follow simple oral and written directions; the personal characteristics necessary to perform the duties of the position; and physical conditions commensurate with the demands of the position.
FIRE DEPARTMENT CHIEF
This is an important administrative role involving responsibility for planning and directing all firefighting and fire prevention activities. The instruction and training of recruits, as well as the maintenance of high standards of performance throughout the force are direct responsibilities of the Fire Chief. The work is performed under the administrative direction of the City Administrator. Supervision is exercised over the work of all fire department personnel, which includes interior and exterior volunteer firefighters.
The Fire Chief must have thorough knowledge of local fire prevention laws and ordinances; thorough knowledge of State regulations on Fire and Police Safety and State and County Mutual Aid Systems; ability to develop contingency plans for a variety of disaster situations; ability to establish satisfactory working relationships with other governmental officials and the public; integrity; initiative; resourcefulness; tact and courtesy; good judgement; physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position. The incumbent is expected to maintain NYS regulations on all Volunteer and paid firefighter training and requirements, as well as maintain the annual LOSAP.
SUMMER HELP FOR WATER DEPARTMENT
The City of Beacon is seeking two (2) persons to work this summer for the Water Department. The incumbents will perform a variety of manual labor tasks such as mowing, weed whacking, painting, cleaning, etc. using automotive equipment and operate City vehicles, under close supervision.
ANIMAL CONTROL OFFICER (PART-TIME)
The City of Beacon seeks a well-qualified, dependable individual to serve as its part-time Animal Control Officer. Applicant must have availability during the day. Graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma, six (6) months of full-time, paid or volunteer work experience caring for animals in a commercial, governmental or non-profit organization and possession of a valid New York State driver license are required. The position will work on an as-needed basis. The pay will be $20.00 per hour for each hour worked. Beacon residency is preferred. Please direct your inquiries and/or resume to: Sara Morris, Director of Human Resources, City of Beacon, One Municipal Plaza, Suite One, Beacon, New York 12508. Beacon is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications may be found at the following: https://beaconny.gov/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/HR-Employment-Application.pdf