City Announces Open Positions

Mike Seals - November 4, 2020 10:09 pm

The City of Ponca City has the following positions open:

EMT/FIREFIGHTER

Salary: $39,558.50 Annually plus EMT educational pay Open until filled 2016-001

GENERAL JOB DESCRIPTION:
Will perform individually and/or as a member of a firefighting or ambulance team and will participate in fire suppression and EMS activities including firefighting, rescue, first aid, ventilation, forcible entry, salvage, overhaul, inspection practices, auto extraction, patient care, and triage. The position of firefighter has a starting annual base wage of $38,780.56 plus EMT educational pay with certification incentives depending on licensure levels. Must possess current EMT certification.

Contact Fire Administration at 580-767-0368 for information on how to become a part of our candidate
pool. Until further notice all testing will be limited to currently licensed EMT’s and scheduled on an
individual basis. Contact Division Chief Jerry Burtner for schedule times at 580-767-0368.

PATROL OFFICER

Salary:
$21.04 NON-CLEET certified ($43,771.96 annually)
$21.89 CLEET certified ($45,522.84 annually) Open until filled 2016-051

GENERAL JOB DESCRIPTION:
The City of Ponca City offers a financial bonus program for newly hired Police Officers who are certified in Oklahoma or a state with reciprocity and who are exempt from attending the full CLEET Academy. The bonus has two levels ($3,000 and $5,000), based on years of experience in a full time, certified, law enforcement position prior to employment with the City of Ponca City, and is paid in three parts. Please call Chief Don Bohon at 580-767-0375 for details.

1. Operate a motor vehicle for extended periods of time in all environmental conditions and on occasion operate the vehicle at high speeds and in congested traffic situations.

2. Patrol assigned area of City and enforces state and federal laws and City ordinances.

3. Patrols and examines building and residences to detect suspicious conditions and handles situations accordingly.

4. Direct traffic in congested and emergency areas; report safety hazards; respond to scene of accident, administer first aid, and investigate cause and file accident reports; issue citations to violators of traffic laws.

5. Visit the scene of crimes and accidents; search for and preserve evidence; investigate and interview victims; witnesses and potential suspects; apprehend those suspected of crimes; participate in line-ups; make oral and written reports; provide testimony in court.

6. Speak before citizen’s groups and participate in various training sessions.

7. In addition to the starting wage, the officer may receive additional educational incentive pay per pay period:

Associate’s Degree or 1000 hours of training
Bachelor’s Degree or 1500 hours of training
Master’s Degree or 2000 hours of training
$35.00 ($910.00 annually)
$60.00 ($1,560.00 annually)
$75.00 ($1,950.00 annually)

ADMINISTRATIVE SECRETARY – ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

Salary: $19.52-$20.50 HR Open until filled 2020-44

GENERAL JOB DESCRIPTION:

This person will perform a wide variety of responsible secretarial and clerical duties for the department director, will coordinate and participate in office support functions in support of the department’s goals and objectives and will provide information and assistance to the public regarding departmental policies and procedures. This work relates to the employers management of operations and encumbers City money. Also, this person exercises discretion and makes independent decisions on how the work is accomplished.

COMMUNICATION OFFICER – 911

Salary: $15.89-$16.68 HR Open until filled 2019-43

GENERAL JOB DESCRIPTION:

To perform emergency dispatch for fire, police, and ambulance personnel; to operate the communications center which serves the Ponca City and surrounding areas; and to gather, receive, record, and disseminate information.

CONCESSION-CASHIER PERSONNEL AT WENTZ GOLF COURSE – PART-TIME

Salary: $7.25 HR Open until filled 2018-31

GENERAL JOB DESCRIPTION:

To wait on the public for food and drink and maintain the concession area at Wentz Golf Course.

FINANCE DIRECTOR/CITY CLERK

Salary: $80,000-$105,000 ANNUALLY Open until filled 2020-41

GENERAL JOB DESCRIPTION:

This position plans, directs, and manages the activities and operations of the Finance Department, Accounting Department, Utility Billing Department, Municipal Court Department and will serve as the City Clerk. Also, the person will provide and coordinate complex staff assistance and training to others in addition to providing professional advice to the Mayor, City Commission, City Manager, the other City Departments, and outside agencies. This position forecasts, prepares, and implements the City budget. The successful applicant should have a Bachelor’s Degree with major course work in Finance, Accounting, Public Administration or a related field, and have about six years of increasingly responsible experience in those areas with several years of experience in administration and supervision.

FITNESS INSTRUCTOR – RECPLEX – PART-TIME

Salary: $8.00-$15.00 HR Open until filled 2019-31

GENERAL JOB DESCRIPTION:

This person will plan, execute, and instruct fitness programs.

FRONT DESK ATTENDANT/OPENER – RECPLEX – PART-TIME

Salary: $8.00-$10.00 HR Open until filled 2019-51

GENERAL JOB DESCRIPTION:

This individual will be responsible for performing manual and recreational supervisory work involving building
operation, janitorial, and maintenance duties.

JAILER/BOOKING OFFICER – POLICE

Salary: $16.08-$16.89 HR Open until filled 2020-19

GENERAL JOB DESCRIPTION:

To maintain the immediate security, care, and control of prisoners and the Ponca City jail structure.

KIDZONE CHILD CARE WORKER – PART-TIME – RECPLEX

Salary: $8.00 HR Open until filled 2019-38

GENERAL JOB DESCRIPTION:

To insure excellent care and service to the children in the nursery- KIDZONE by providing a safe and fun filled
experience.

LABORER – GOLF COURSE – PART-TIME/SEASONAL

Salary: $7.25 HR Open until filled 2018-11

GENERAL JOB DESCRIPTION:

Learn and implement quality maintenance techniques to ensure fine turf; includes mowing, trimming, digging, landscaping, and other related duties.

LIBRARY CLERK – PART-TIME

Salary: $8.00 HR Open until filled 2020-37

GENERAL JOB DESCRIPTION:

This clerical position works directly with the public at one of five service desks. The Library Clerk works flexible hours, including days, evenings and weekend hours. This basic library position is employed throughout the Library in Reference, Circulation, Multi-Media and the Technology Center as needed.

LIFEGUARD

Salary: $9.00 HR Open until filled 2020-8

GENERAL JOB DESCRIPTION:

The duties of a lifeguard: help prevent accidents and enforce all pool rules and regulations, in and out of the water. Must have a current (A) Lifeguard Training Certificate, (B) First Aid and (C) Adult/Infant CPR.

SOLID WASTE COLLECTOR

Salary: $17.49-$18.37 HR Open until filled 2020-42

GENERAL JOB DESCRIPTION:

Will manually load refuse on solid waste trucks; will ensure refuse is properly picked up on the assigned commercial or residential routes; and will perform minor maintenance and cleaning activities on solid waste heavy equipment. Will perform building and custodial maintenance as required.

UTILITY BILLING OFFICE MANAGER

Salary: $55,000-$67,000 Annually Open until filled 2020-43

GENERAL JOB DESCRIPTION:

This person will supervise, assign and review the work of staff responsible for providing the Ponca City Utility Authority utility billing, payment collections, customer service, oversee and participate in, and will perform a variety of technical tasks in all aspects and work activities of the Utility Billing Office.

Contact: Terry Brown, Human Resources Director, 580-767-0323

 

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