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CITY OF BROCKTON

ELECTRICIAN

FIRE DEPARTMENT

 

Duties include but are not limited to the following:  performs skilled electrical work at the journeyman level.  Installs, tests, repairs and maintains electrical circuits, wiring systems, fixtures, appliances and equipment.  Performs maintenance of traffic signals and circuits. Troubleshoots and repairs faulty electrical wiring, defective electrical equipment and machinery such as motors, generators, transformers, switches, sockets, etc.  Inspects and tests circuits and fixtures to locate broken wires, loose connections, blown fuses, faulty switches, grounds, shorts and other defects. Uses common hand tools and electrical ohm test equipment such as meters, voltmeters, ammeters, growlers, multimeters, and other test equipment.  Performs other duties as required or as assigned by the Fire Chief or his designee.

            Supervision:  Works under the general supervision of the Fire Chief or his designee.

       Work Environment:  Work is performed in outside with constant loud noise, traffic and potential exposure to equipment with moving mechanical parts, outdoor work may be performed in adverse weather conditions. Workload is subject to seasonal fluctuations often requiring emergency response to downed traffic signals. Operates a variety of equipment including but not limited to; aerial bucket truck, hydraulic tools, hand tools, power tools and electrical meters.             The employee generally has contact with other City employees, utility personnel and contractors. Errors could result in personal injury, injury to others, delay or loss of service and damage to buildings and equipment. 

Minimum Qualifications:  Education and Experience:  High School diploma, Massachusetts Journeyman Electrician License or Massachusetts Electricians License, and a valid Massachusetts Drivers License required.  Must have working knowledge of building codes and standard trades’ practices. Minimum of five (5) years paid experience in electrical field.

            Knowledge and Ability: Working knowledge of Direct Current circuits.  Ability to read an interpret national and Massachusetts electrical codes.  Ability to perform functions as directed without supervision. Ability to interact with the public in a courteous manner, ability to use a computer, including Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook, e-mail.  Ability to assist Fire Prevention Bureau with required inspections and knowledge of Massachusetts Fire Alarm Code

Essential Functions:  Physical effort is required in daily duties.  The employee is frequently required to use hands, walk, stand, sit, speak, hear, reach with hands and arms, balance, crouch, stoop, shovel snow, dig, climb ladders and work in confined space.  Required to lift or move items weighing up to 60 pounds.  Physical ability to drive a motor vehicle.  Vision requirements include ability to read documents and operate a motor vehicle.

            Salary $41,275-$59,761, position is 6 steps, step increase each year on anniversary date of hire until reach maximum step, position includes medical & other fringe benefits. 

Brockton requires residency within one year of employment, must remain a resident for 7 years. An Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Send a cover letter, resume, copy of valid MA Drivers License, & a copy of attested driving record from MA Registry of Motor Vehicles to Maureen Cruise, Director of Personnel, City of Brockton, 45 School Street, Brockton, MA  02301, via e-mail at personnel@cobma.us, facsimile to 508-580-7133, no later than Friday, June 8, 2018.  Finalists will be subject to a Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) check, background check and a pre-employment physical, which includes a drug & alcohol screening.

Brockton Community Access (BCA)
PO Box 1057 Brockton, MA. 02303 mlinde@BCATV.org Fax:(508) 580-0750

Administrative Assistant - Introduction and Background

An engaging part-time (up to 28 hours) position to serve the residents of the City of Brockton and their needs for quality local television is available.  Brockton Community Access, (BCA) is a not for profit 501(c)3 corporation organized to produce and deliver public, educational, and government access programming and supporting online materials.  BCA serves the City of Brockton and its school system with three channels of cable television programming.

Overview of Duties and Responsibilities

BCA’s Administrative Assistant provides administrative support in the functions required in a dynamic community media environment.
Reporting to the General Manager, (GM), the Administrative Assistant’s duties include, but are not limited to;

  1. Coordination of employee timekeeping and payroll,
  2. Preparation of invoices for proper authorization before processing and accounting in QuickBooks,
  3. Responsible for outgoing mail, also including any DVD/duplication requests and mailings,
  4. Organization of various BCA mailing/contact lists,
  5. Coordination of BCA’s Community Bulletin Board and digital signage system; including all event input and content management,
  6. Providing a warm welcome to visitors and serving as a “Telephone On-Duty” staff member when necessary,
  7. Providing the necessary support to BCA’s individual Community Producers, (CP)
  8. General office duties: including all necessary forms and documents, used by BCA users and staff, This includes but is not limited to our rules and procedures. 
  9. Ensuring that the facility is in neat and orderly condition at all times,
  10. Other duties may be assigned at the discretion of the GM.

Supervisory Responsibilities: None.

Position Requirement: All staff working with the minors is subject to CORI/SORI review by the City of Brockton and the Brockton Public Schools.

General Requirements:

  • Ensures user/member compliance to all BCA policies,
  • Participates as a team member in support of BCA’s mission and the operations ,
  • Administers and adheres to all Operational, Safety, and Human Resources policies and procedures,
  • Accountable for the effective and smooth operation of the organization within organization’s guidelines,
  • Professionally interacts and maintains effective and open communication with all personnel, vendors/manufacturers, and members,
  • Fosters and ensures a friendly, consistent, non-discriminatory atmosphere in the workplace and demonstrates a strong commitment to public service,
  • Consistently promotes BCA’s mission to others,
  • Responsible to perform all duties safely and in a manner consistent with the policies and procedures of the organization;
  • Maintains a safe and clean working environment including:
    • keeping work areas free from debris; and
    • ensuring the safe work habits of all personnel;
    • the maintenance, use, care, and reporting of any equipment (e.g., production, tools) problems.
  • Monitors and ensures the proper use and tracking of all company-issued items (e.g., tools, production equipment),
  • Responsible for notifying the appropriate individual of any operational area or equipment that may be hazardous or defective,
  • Must be prepared to perform all work-related responsibilities of supervised staff as circumstances may require,
  • All other duties, as assigned.

Required Education, Training, Knowledge and Experience
(Describes the minimum education, training, knowledge and experience which are required to competently perform the job duties of this job).

  • The successful candidate will have an Associate Degree in Business or Accounting and a background in administrative support or, a minimum of two to three years of directly related employment experience is required,
  • A demonstrated ability to interact with all audiences positive and professional manner,
  • The ability to mentor and assist with the training of volunteers in the creative and technical aspects of visual media production,
  • The ability to provide first-response support to basic facility issues is required,
  • Familiarity and understanding of community media,
  • Some experience with digital video and audio streaming technologies, Web 2.0/ 3.0 applications and community and social networking is preferred,
  • Knowledge of BCA and the City of Brockton is preferred.

Core Skills, Competencies, and Characteristics (Describes the core skills, competencies and characteristics that the candidate must display to be successful in this role).

  • Strong organizational skills and able to take a systematic approach to office organization,
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and required to effectively communicate (verbally and written) well with BCA staff, volunteers and diverse membership,
  • Required to meet deadlines and to manage multiple assignments,
  • Required to adapt to changing work demands and excellent multi-tasking skills,
  • Adaptable to change focus and direction, as needed to complete the required operational needs of BCA, including working independently, as well as part of a team environment.
  • Strong commitment to public service,
  • Accountable for the effective and smooth operation of the department’s success within organization’s guidelines,
  • Strong writing & computer skills, Microsoft Office including spreadsheet (Excel), database, QuickBooks and graphics,
  • Basic understanding of web design and publishing is preferred.

Work Environment (Describes the characteristics that represent the work environment the employee will encounter while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions).

  • General office environment in which work is usually performed in a sitting position, 
  • May require stooping, kneeling, reaching, lifting and carrying during the course of the work shift,
  • May be required to solely and safely lift and move materials of up to 50 lbs, 
  • The ability to work outdoors in inclement weather,
  • May be required to do limited errands (travel), 
  • Required to have reliable transportation to travel to sites for video/photo assistance with assignments,
  • Required to maintain a current and valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record as established by BCA’s insurance provider and have reliable transportation. 
  • Bilingual skills are strongly preferred as Brockton is a diverse community. Cape Verdean Creole, Haitian Creole, Portuguese and Spanish are primary languages in Brockton.

Please contact Mark Linde (General Manager) for more information at the mailing address, email or fax number listed above. No phone calls please.

Brockton Community Access

Title: Access Coordinator

The Access Coordinator will supervise and/or assist community members in the creation of access shows for the community. He/she will assist in facilitating training and the technical aspects of studio production and scheduling of BCA production facilities. He/she will assist in coordinating coverage of community events. He/she will work 40 hours per week.

Reports to: General Manager

The Access Coordinator is a full time member of the BCA staff and an integral member of the BCA team.  This individual coordinates productions and resources for the public, educational, and government access channels.  The Access Coordinator is responsible for not only bringing ideas to the table, but also bringing them to life.  This individual will ensure new content is delivered to BCA’s programming department to be mastered, archived, scheduled, and promoted on BCA-TV, BCA’s website and other mediums on which BCA shares it’s programming in an efficient and timely manner. 

All BCA staff are expected to represent BCA professionally at all times and assist in promoting BCA’s philosophy for access training and delivery through outreach, education, and quality customer service. The Access Coordinator shall assist in working with BCA interns and other staff.  This position reports directly to the General Manager.

Primary Job Responsibilities of the Access Coordinator:

  1. Develop a productive and fruitful relationship with members of the Brockton community and the City of Brockton at large; including but not limited to, the Brockton Public Schools, business community, and civic organizations. 
  2. Actively seek to engage these groups and/or individuals in the opportunities BCA provides in order to cultivate and develop diverse programming capable of being aired on Brockton’s access channels.  
  3. Actively seek community events and input these “production opportunities” into BCA’s calendar.  Consider available resources and assign an event producer to each event.
  4. Jumpstart upcoming productions by beginning the pre-production process for the event producer.  Determine all production requirements for community events and place capable individuals in the appropriate stages of production ensuring BCA captures an accurate reflection of the event and that no event in the calendar is ever missing details.
  5. Facilitate the creation of new programming by equipping, facilitating, and assisting BCA staff, interns, and members as they produce dynamic community programming while maintaining efficient use of BCA’s resources.
  6. Monitor and provide reports that contain the status of all staff, intern, and member production occurring.  Ensure that these events are completed and handed off to the Programming department.
  7. Coordinate the regular organization of all production assets including field and studio equipment, blank media, raw footage, and project files to ensure an efficient handoff to the Programming department.

Additional Job Responsibilities of the Access Coordinator:

  1. Coordinate the distribution, operation, and maintenance of production audiovisual equipment.
  2. Assist in the regular production BCA’s Original Programming up to and including serving as the producer of one or more of BCA’s anchor programs.
  3. Assist in maintaining channel bulletin board(s) & digital video server(s).

Job Responsibilities expected of all BCA Employees:

  1. Ensure BCA members and staff remains positive and motivated by always exuding a professional, optimistic, and confident leadership personality.
  2. Provide thorough and reliable assistance to BCA members and Brockton community members.
  3. Provide reliable videography services and create original community programming spotlighting community events and initiatives.
  4. Edit content to fit into existing BCA programs and platforms.
  5. Provide professional, reliable coverage of municipal meetings.
  6. Assist with media duplication and distribution to BCA members & Brockton community members.
  7. Assist in the development and provision of production training courses.
  8. Ensure that all studio & field equipment remains cleaned, serviced, and well maintained.
  9. Assist BCA staff and management with other miscellaneous tasks as they arise.
  10. Other duties as assigned.

Work Environment (Describes the characteristics that represent the work environment the employee will encounter while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions).

  • General office environment in which work is usually performed in a sitting position, 
  • May require stooping, kneeling, reaching, lifting and carrying during the course of the work shift,
  • May be required to solely and safely lift and move materials of up to 50 lbs, 
  • The ability to work outdoors in inclement weather,
  • May be required to do limited errands (travel), 
  • Required to have reliable transportation to travel to sites for video/photo assistance with assignments,
  • Required to maintain a current and valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record as established by BCA’s insurance provider and have reliable transportation.
  • Bilingual skills are strongly preferred as Brockton is a diverse community. Cape Verdean Creole, Haitian Creole, Portuguese and Spanish  are primary languages in Brockton.

Please contact Mark Linde (General Manager) for more information at:
Brockton Community Access PO Box 1057 Brockton, MA. 02303

mlinde@bcatv.org – no phone calls please.

Specific Duties

Staffing/Training

  • Assist our volunteers, members and clients by providing quality service,
  • Provide technical assistance and consultation for studio and remote productions,
  • Assist in assigning interns and volunteers for BCAproductions,
  • Assist in BCA's training program with other staff,
  • Assist and facilitate production at the BCA Access Center by offering technical assistance to producers throughout all phases of production,
  • Assist Director of Operations with developing, maintaining and updating a Community Producers Handbook for use in training as well as specific handouts for each class
Facilities
  • Maintain overall appearance and condition of BCA equipment and facilities including remote systems,
  • Inform Director of Operations of equipment condition and repair needs,

Production/Programming

  • Assist in and produce BCA video projects as requested (One North Main, High School Sports, Government Meetings, etc.). 

  • Assist and instruct members in all phases of program production as needed.

  • Enforce completion and submission of appropriate forms for studio usage, portable equipment requests, cablecasting programs, etc.
  • Create additional BCA generated community programming,
  • Assist as a crew member in BCA coverage of Public, Educational and Governmental programming,

Reporting

  • Compile and submit monthly activity reports to Director of Operations for presentation to the General Manager,
  • Assure that all paperwork is completed and submitted by producers in a timely manner,
  • Assist producers in projects as assigned by the Director of Operations

CITY OF BROCKTON

PART-TIME

ASSISTANT CITY SOLICITOR

 

The City of Brockton seeks an attorney to serve as a part-time Assistant City Solicitor.  This position reports to the City Solicitor and assists in representing the City in all legal proceedings and serving as corporate counsel to the Mayor, department heads, and other city officials.  Duties include conducting legal research, advocating on behalf of the City in state and federal courts, representing the City before state boards, commissions and other state agencies, commencing and prosecuting legal actions on behalf of the City, preparing and responding to litigation pleadings and discovery, participating in labor negotiations and resolving union grievances, rendering legal opinions, advising municipal officers, departments, commissions and boards, preparing responses to public records requests, and drafting and reviewing municipal contracts.

 

Applicant must be a resident of Brockton or agree to take residency within one year from date of hire.  Experience in municipal law, land use, labor and employment law, or general litigation is a plus.  Twenty-one (21) hours per week.  Position includes medical insurance and other fringe benefits.  Salary starts at $51,144.

 

An Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Interested individuals should forward their resume, cover letter and writing sample to:

 

Philip C. Nessralla, Jr., City Solicitor

Law Department

City Hall – 45 School Street

Brockton, MA 02301

 

Tel.  (508) 580-7110

Fax:  (508) 580-7112

e-mail: law@cobma.us

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