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Employment

Download and print out an application form corresponding to the position you are interested in:

General Employees

For Non-Civil Service positions.

Firefighters

Fire Positions Only.

Police

Civil Service Rules (updated 2019)

Drug Policy non D.O.T.

Drug Policy for D.O.T. C.D.L. positions (primarily Public Works)

Available Positions:

Dispatcher

The City of Pass Christian is currently accepting applications for full time and part time dispatch positions. The salary range for the full time positions is $25,000 to $31,000 per year depending upon experience. The part time positions will be a starting pay of $10.00 per hour.  This position is subject to pre-employment drug testing. For a complete job description, see below or pick up at City Hall, 200 W. Scenic Drive, Pass Christian, Ms. 39571 between the hours of 8a.m. to 5p.m.

All interested individuals may submit an application in a sealed envelope to the Attention of the City Clerk at Pass Christian City Hall located at 200 West Scenic Drive or mail to City of Pass Christian, Attention: City Clerk, 200 West Scenic Drive, Pass Christian, Ms. 39571.

The City of Pass Christian reserves the right to refuse any and all applications received.  The City of Pass Christian is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Description

Position:  Dispatcher

Dept:  Police/Fire

Starting Salary:         (depending upon experience)

Shifts:  Rotating –
10hr/12hr

Overview

The Dispatcher operates communications equipment to
receive/transmit messages and information, including police and fire
emergencies.  Information is transmitted
upon request and official records kept according to established department
policies and procedures.  Performs a
variety of clerical, administrative and technical work in receiving,
coordinating and dispatching routine and emergency calls for service.

The Dispatcher is expected to exercise judgment in
performing these duties under the general direction of a supervisor.  This is a non-exempt position and reports
directly to the Communications Supervisor.

Essential Job
Functions

  • Operates telephones, radios and all other
    essential communication equipment
  • Receives calls which must be properly processed:
    obtain address, nature of call, dispatch appropriate personnel and equipment to
    the scene
  • Maintains radio contact will all police and fire
    units in the field
  • Maintains status and current information on all
    units in and out of service
  • Receives routine calls and gives information as
    requested by the public and officers/firefighters
  • Assists in testing radio frequencies, make
    routing announcements and relays messages via radio
  • Maintains all records in CAD
  • Is familiar with the General Orders used by the
    department
  • Understand and use signal and 10 codes used by
    the department
  • Uses NCIC and obtains a working knowledge of the
    system and laws that govern its use

Knowledge, Skills
and Abilities

  • Prior experience in the operation of two-way
    radio and/or telephone switchboard equipment
  • Typing and clerical experience
  • Must have the ability to work rotating shift
    work as well as nights, weekends and holidays
  • Ability to maintain harmonious and effective
    working relationships with other employees, supervisor and other departments

Education and
Experience

  • High School diploma or GED equivalent
  • Previous dispatch experience is a plus

Required Licenses
or Certificates

  • Must meet requirements to become a State
    Certified Public Service Telecommunicator
  • Must have a valid Mississippi Driver’s License

Physical Demands
and Working Conditions

Physical requirements include occasional lifting/carrying of
10+ lbs, visual acuity, speech and hearing, hand to eye coordination and manual
dexterity necessary to operate a computer keyboard and basic office
equipment.  Subject to sitting, standing,
reaching, walking, twisting and kneeling to perform the essential
functions.  Working conditions are
indoors with a moderate to high noise level and a consistent high stress level.

 

Firefighter
Community Public Affairs Assistant

Job Summary

Under the direction and general supervision of the Mayor, this position acts as a representative of the City of Pass Christian and serves as communications expert, marketing coordinator and community outreach for the City of Pass Christian. The Community and Public Affairs Assistant facilitates communication with citizens, businesses, elected officials and the Mayor’s Office regarding city services, projects, events and general business of the City. The office is responsible for ensuring accurate and timely communications with the various city departments, commissions and officials to the public.

In times of emergency, the Community and Public Affairs Assistant (in consultation with the Mayor and the Emergency Management Director) develops and disseminates vital information to ensure public safety and awareness. The Assistant serves as the city spokesperson, working directly with members of the media in preparing news releases, stories and responses to interview requests.

This is a non-exempt and part-time position and the employee’s hours of work will not exceed twenty-nine (29) hours per week.

Administration

  • Creates and grows relationships with media outlets.
  • Communicates in a timely, efficient manner as directed by the Mayor to ensure city officials, employees and the Board remain informed with accurate and timely information.
  • Responsible for creation and maintenance of the city website and social media presence.

Community Affairs

  • Develops and executes a community relations strategy for the City of Pass Christian with City officials.
  • Attends stakeholder meetings such as civic and business organizations.

Communications and Public Affairs

  • Establish and manage a communication strategic plan.
  • Creates and executes a City brand and manages the brand through media relations and social media platforms.
  • Responsible for the overall marketing of the City of Pass Christian.
  • Coordinate press conferences, arrange interviews with media and coordinate all other media relations.
  • Establish social media platforms including but not limited to Google+, Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn.
  • Work directly with the Mayor, City Staff and City Department Heads to ensure all publicity is timely, accurate and consistent on message.
  • When a natural disaster occurs, aide the Mayor and be the contact for the media and citizens.

Other Duties

  • Write articles and press releases as needed.
  • Develop and maintain cooperative relationships with other cities, Harrison County officials, tourism, civic, Chambers of Commerce, Rotary, Main Street organizations, etc. on the Coast and in Mississippi as directed.

Education, Skills, Abilities & Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Communications, Journalism, Business or related field preferred.
  • In lieu of above requirements, the employee may possess any combination of relevant education, training and experience which would demonstrate the individual’s ability to perform the essential duties of the position.
  • Experience working with the public and business community.  Must be able to travel independently to city functions.  Must have a valid Miss. Driver’s License and a driving record acceptable to the City’s insurance carrier.
  • Must be able to demonstrate proficiency in Office Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
  • Must be able to work after and before regular work hours as needed and directed by Mayor or Board.

$14.50/hr

The statements contained in this job description reflects general details necessary to describe the principal functions of this job, the level of knowledge, skills typically required, and the scope of responsibility. It should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned, including work in other functional areas to cover absences of others, to equalize peak work periods or otherwise to balance the workload.

Public Works - Equipment Operator 2

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

• Some knowledge of maintenance requirements for light and medium duty trucks;

• Skill in the operation of light and medium trucks and trailers;

• Skill in the operation of hand tools;

• Skill in the operation of hand and tractor mounted mowing equipment;

• Ability to follow simple oral and written instructions;

• Ability to perform manual labor in all weather conditions;

• Ability to locate assigned work sites from instructions or maps;

• Ability to communicate effectively with others;

• Knowledge of all related safety procedures.

Education and Experience

• A High School diploma or equivalent

• Two years of experience in the operation of light and medium equipment.

• Any equivalent combination of education, experience, and training that provides the required knowledge, skill and abilities will be accepted.

License and Certifications

• Must have a valid Class A Mississippi Driver’s License and a driving record acceptable to the City’s insurance carrier. Must maintain said licensure and acceptable driving record for the duration of employment in this position.

Physical Demands and Working Conditions:

The physical activities listed below are representative of those that will be required on a regular basis to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

• Work involves lifting, pushing, pulling or carrying 40 pounds or more;

• Work involves the operation of non-commercial motor vehicles;

• Work involves the operation of tools such as axes, shovels, sling blades, etc;

• Work involves the operation of motorized equipment such as chain saws, power saws, jackhammers, lawn mowers, and tractors;

• Work involves climbing or running;

• Work involves stooping, bending, twisting, or reaching out in unusual positions;

• Works above ground or floor level, such as on stools or ladders;

• Works in a relatively high average temperature over a long period of time;

• Work involves considerable physical exertion of the whole body over a long period of time

• Work requires near vision (20 inches or less);

• Work required distant vision (20 feet or more);

• Work involves the detection of color differences;

• Work involves determination of the correct location of a sound, such as footsteps;

• Work involves hearing and understanding conversation or sounds.

Position Overview:

To operate various trucks to transport equipment, materials and work crews to work sites and to perform manual tasks as required. Operate grass-cutting equipment on City property and right-of-ways.

Essential Job Functions:

Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, May include the following. Other related duties may be assigned.

• Certain functions are understood to be essential; these include, but are not limited to, attendance, getting along with others, working a full shift, and dealing with and working under stress

• Operates light and medium duty trucks and trailers to transport light and medium equipment and materials to assigned work sites and dumping areas

• Operates front-end loaders to load dirt, gravel and other materials onto trucks

• Operates hand and tractor mounted mowing equipment to cut grass or brush from ditches and right-of-ways

• Loads and secures small and medium equipment on trailers for transport to job sites

• Drives trucks with trailer to transport small and medium equipment to job sites;

• Checks assigned equipment daily to assure that tire pressure, fuel, oil, and other fluid levels are sufficient; adds oil, fuel and other liquids;

• Operates steam cleaner and water hose to clean equipment;

• Reviews assigned projects to determine equipment and materials needed;

• Notifies Foreman or Supervisor of additional materials or equipment required;

• Operates hand and power tools to make street/road repairs;

• Instructs other operations in the operation of equipment;

• Notifies Foreman or Supervisor of unusual situations and equipment malefactions

• Performs unskilled laboring tasks;

• Certification in Incident Command Structure categories preferred

The statements contained in this job description reflects general details necessary to describe the principal functions of this job, the level of knowledge, skills typically required, and the scope of responsibility. It should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned, including work in other functional areas to cover absences of others, to equalize peak work periods or otherwise to balance the workload. 

Recreation - General Services Employee

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

• Some knowledge of maintenance requirements for light and medium duty trucks;

• Skill in the operation of light and medium trucks and trailers;

• Skill in the operation of hand tools;

• Skill in the operation of hand and tractor mounted mowing equipment;

• Ability to follow simple oral and written instructions;

• Ability to perform manual labor in all weather conditions;

• Ability to locate assigned work sites from instructions or maps;

• Ability to communicate effectively with others;

• Knowledge of all related safety procedures.

Education and Experience

• A High School diploma or equivalent

• Two years of experience in the operation of light and medium equipment.

• Any equivalent combination of education, experience, and training that provides the required knowledge, skill and abilities will be accepted.

License and Certifications

• Must have a valid Class A Mississippi Driver’s License and a driving record acceptable to the City’s insurance carrier. Must maintain said licensure and acceptable driving record for the duration of employment in this position.

Physical Demands and Working Conditions:

The physical activities listed below are representative of those that will be required on a regular basis to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

• Work involves lifting, pushing, pulling or carrying 40 pounds or more;

• Work involves the operation of non-commercial motor vehicles;

• Work involves the operation of tools such as axes, shovels, sling blades, etc;

• Work involves the operation of motorized equipment such as chain saws, power saws, jackhammers, lawn mowers, and tractors;

• Work involves climbing or running;

• Work involves stooping, bending, twisting, or reaching out in unusual positions;

• Works above ground or floor level, such as on stools or ladders;

• Works in a relatively high average temperature over a long period of time;

• Work involves considerable physical exertion of the whole body over a long period of time

• Work requires near vision (20 inches or less);

• Work required distant vision (20 feet or more);

• Work involves the detection of color differences;

• Work involves determination of the correct location of a sound, such as footsteps;

• Work involves hearing and understanding conversation or sounds.

Position Overview:

To operate various trucks to transport equipment, materials and work crews to work sites and to perform manual tasks as required. Operate grass-cutting equipment on City property and right-of-ways.

Essential Job Functions:

Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, May include the following. Other related duties may be assigned.

• Certain functions are understood to be essential; these include, but are not limited to, attendance, getting along with others, working a full shift, and dealing with and working under stress

• Operates light and medium duty trucks and trailers to transport light and medium equipment and materials to assigned work sites and dumping areas

• Operates front-end loaders to load dirt, gravel and other materials onto trucks

• Operates hand and tractor mounted mowing equipment to cut grass or brush from ditches and right-of-ways

• Loads and secures small and medium equipment on trailers for transport to job sites

• Drives trucks with trailer to transport small and medium equipment to job sites;

• Checks assigned equipment daily to assure that tire pressure, fuel, oil, and other fluid levels are sufficient; adds oil, fuel and other liquids;

• Operates steam cleaner and water hose to clean equipment;

• Reviews assigned projects to determine equipment and materials needed;

• Notifies Foreman or Supervisor of additional materials or equipment required;

• Operates hand and power tools to make street/road repairs;

• Instructs other operations in the operation of equipment;

• Notifies Foreman or Supervisor of unusual situations and equipment malefactions

• Performs unskilled laboring tasks;

• Certification in Incident Command Structure categories preferred

The statements contained in this job description reflects general details necessary to describe the principal functions of this job, the level of knowledge, skills typically required, and the scope of responsibility. It should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned, including work in other functional areas to cover absences of others, to equalize peak work periods or otherwise to balance the workload.