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Firefighter/Paramedic or EMT

The Town of St. John is accepting applications to develop an eligibility list for the position of firefighter/paramedic. This is a full-time dual-role position; advanced life support pre-hospital emergency medical care and firefighting work. Candidates must be at least 21 years of age, and less than 36 by date of hire. Desired qualifications: Certified Indiana Firefighter I/II, State of Indiana Paramedic License and or NREMT-P.

This process will also establish a hiring list for any future full-time employment opportunities, and all applications will remain on the list for one year.

All potential candidates MUST complete the entire application process, regardless of their current employment status with the town or its Fire Department.

To Apply please DOWNLOAD and then complete the Fire Department Employment Application Form, be sure to save the pdf after filling it out, and e-mail it along with a copy of your certifications, both EMS and Fire, PSID number, CPAT card copy if applicable, and copy of driver’s license no later than May 24, 2021 at 3:30 P.M. to: sjfdjob@stjohnin.com or mail a completed application and resume along with a copy of your certifications, both EMS and Fire, PSID number, CPAT card copy if applicable, and copy of driver’s license to:
St. John Fire Department
11033 W 93rd Ave.
St. John, Indiana 46373

Applicants will be contacted after successful submission of application to reserve a date for the following:

Written exam:
May 31, 2021 located at Public Safety Building lower level training room @ 1700.
Or
June 1, 2021 located at Public Safety Building lower level training room @ 1700.

Study materials are available here.

Administrative Interviews:
June 28 & June 29 located at Public Safety Building Fire Department conference room. Times to be determined. Applicants will be contacted prior to June 18, 2021 with an assigned interview time. Candidates must achieve an exam score above 70% to be awarded an interview.

Line officer interviews:
July 5 & July 6 located at Public Safety Building Fire Department conference room. Times to be determined. Applicants will be contacted prior to June 18, 2021 with an assigned interview time. Candidates must achieve an exam score above 70% to be awarded an interview.

List Certification:
List will be certified at the July 19th Town of St. John Public Safety Commission meeting. All qualified candidates will receive notification of position after meeting via email. List will be posted inside St. John Fire.


Park and Recreation Seasonal Maintenance

The Town of St. John is currently accepting applications for the position of Seasonal Maintenance for the Park and Recreation Department. The hourly rate for this position is $10.00 per hour. Interested individuals must possess a valid Indiana Driver’s License. Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.

CLASS TITLE: Park Maintenance
EMPLOYMENT LEVEL: Seasonal
DEPARTMENT: Parks & Recreation
DIVISION: Parks

GENERAL PURPOSE

The Parks Seasonal Maintenance Staff is responsible for general maintenance duties, assisting with projects, cleaning the park grounds, operating small equipment, and assisting with special functions.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Works under the direct supervision of the Park Maintenance Foreman, and under the general supervision of the Parks Superintendent.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED

This is a non-supervisory position.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILIITES

  • Responsible and accountable for general maintenance, cleanup duties and safety checks associated with park properties and facilities
  • Operate light vehicles, small landscaping equipment, power tools, radio communications, and other specialized seasonal maintenance equipment assigned by the supervisor in accordance with town policies and procedures
  • Move supplies, tables and equipment as directed
  • Collect and dispense of garbage and litter as directed
  • Assist with setup, tear down, and the operation of special events and functions
  • Responsible and accountable for providing general information to the public and assisting with their concerns when possible
  • Perform other duties as assigned

DESIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Valid Indiana Driver’s License and satisfactory driving record
  • Experience in small equipment operation, landscaping, turf maintenance, construction and custodial duties
  • Interest in park maintenance
  • Knowledge of St. John park properties
  • First Aid and CPR certified

SKILLS

  • Capacity to work both independently and in a team environment
  • Ability to adapt to the daily challenges associated with a busy work environment
  • Capacity to operate a variety of landscaping and park maintenance equipment
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Develop, foster and sustain effective working relationships with fellow staff members

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and /or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • Working conditions contain moderate risks which require planned safety precautions for limited periods of time
  • May be subject to inclement weather and/or weather extremes during the discharge of responsibilities

SELECTION GUIDELINES

Formal application, oral interviews and reference checks.

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 it is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

HOURS AND WORK WEEK

Hours are primarily 7:00 am – 3:30 pm Monday – Friday. May require evening and weekend work.

RATE OF PAY

This hourly rate for this position is $10.00 per hour.

To Apply please DOWNLOAD and then complete the Employment Application Form, be sure to save the pdf after filling it out, and e-mail it along with a resume to tmclead@stjohin.com, or mail a completed application and resume to:

Town of St. John
ATTN: Tyler McLead
9350 Hack St. Bldg. 2
St. John, IN 46373

For more information, please contact Tyler McLead, Parks Superintendent, at 219-365-6236 or email tmclead@stjohin.com.

Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.


Public Works Employee

CLASS TITLE: Maintenance
LOCATION: Public Works Facility
DEPARTMENT: Public Works
EMPLOYMENT LEVEL: Non-Exempt
DIVISION: Public Works

GENERAL PURPOSE:

Performs a variety of skilled, technical and maintenance work in the construction, operation, repair, maintenance and replacement of the Town’s Water, Sewer, Street, Storm Drainage Facilities, Street Lighting, Buildings and Parks.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:

Works under the general supervision of the Public Works General Foreman.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED: None.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBLITIES:

  • Receives work assignments from the General Foreman. Completes work in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Identifies and recommends repairs throughout the entire Town to the General Foreman.
  • Identifies the need for tools and equipment required in order to perform various tasks.
  • Submits daily verbal and/or written reports to the General Foreman on the activities of each day.
  • Available for emergency and non-emergency overtime when necessary or required by the General Foreman.
  • Work with the General Foreman and/or the designated Safety Trainer to acquire adequate training in issues that relate to safety.
  • Operates a variety of power construction and maintenance equipment used in the Water, Sewer, Street and Park departments.

DESIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education and Experience:

(A) High School diploma, GED equivalent, or higher education level required; and

(B) Five (5) years’ experience relating to the construction, repair, and maintenance of water, sewer, street, or storm drainage systems; parks; street lighting, including the operation of all related maintenance equipment, or

(C) Any equivalent combination of education and experience.

Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

(A) Thorough knowledge of equipment, facilities, materials, methods, and procedures used in public water supply and distribution systems, sewer collection systems and lift stations, storm drainage systems, and street systems; thorough knowledge of pipe installation, connection, and repair; thorough knowledge of road construction and maintenance; and a thorough knowledge of park maintenance.

(B) Skilled in operation of the tools and equipment listed below.

(C) Have the ability to operate and maintain various equipment used in the department including, but not limited to, a backhoe, dump trucks and sewer cleaners; perform construction and maintenance work; ability to communicate effectively, verbally, and in writing; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, other departments, as well as the public.

(D) Ability to prioritize, follow directions, and work under pressure.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

Valid State Driver’s license with CDL endorsement or ability to obtain one within six (6) months of hire.

TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED:

Various motorized vehicles and equipment including, but not limited to, dump truck, plow truck, pickup truck, utility truck, street sweeper, sewer cleaner truck, street roller, backhoe, skid-steer, tamper, plate compactor, saws, pumps, compressors, branch chipper, leaf vacuum, sanders, generators, trencher, common hand and power tools, shovels, wrenches, mobile radio, and phone.

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 the 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 use hands to finger, handle, feel, or operate objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to stand, talk, hear, walk, sit, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, and smell.

The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to fifty (50) pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to one hundred (100) pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

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.

While performing the duties of the job, the employee usually works in outside weather conditions, usually works near moving mechanical parts, and occasionally is exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and vibration. The employee may also be exposed to extreme heat or cold in outdoor conditions or extreme heat or cold in non-weather related conditions. The employee occasionally works in high, precarious places and is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and risk of electrical shock.

The noise level in the work environment is usually loud in field settings, and moderately quiet in office settings.

SELECTION GUIDELINES:

Formal application, rating of education and experience; oral interviews and reference check; 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 it is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

This position carries a competitive hourly wage and includes: paid vacation; paid holidays; and health, life and dental insurance. Applications will be accepted in an ongoing basis.

To Apply please DOWNLOAD and then complete the Employment Application Form, be sure to save the pdf after filling it out, and e-mail it along with a resume to: jobs@stjohnin.com or mail a completed application and resume to:
St. John Public Works Department
9350 Hack Street
St. John, Indiana 46373

If there are any questions, please contact Administrative Assistant T. Anderko at (219) 365-4655.


The Town of St. John is an equal opportunity employer and encourages all qualified individuals to apply.


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