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Senior Center Float Assistant

at City of Farmington

Pay: up to $9.50/hour
9.00-9.50
Posted: 9/25/2019
Job Status: Part Time,Contract/Temporary
Job Reference #: 1203930
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  • 24-Sep-2019 (MST)
  • Senior Center
  • Farmington, NM, USA
  • 9.00-9.50
  • Hourly
  • Temporary-Part Time

JOB OPENING

CITY OF FARMINGTON

JOB POSTING #171: SENIOR CENTER FLOAT ASSISTANT

NUMBER OF VACANCIES: 1

DEPARTMENT: PRCA

WORK LOCATION: Senior Center Annex

HIRING RANGE: $9.00-$9.50/Hour DOE

PAY GRADE: Temporary

TYPE OF POSITION:  Temporary, Part-Time

DAYS WORKED: Varied

HOURS WORKED: Varied

APPLICATIONS WILL BE RECEIVED UNTIL: Open Until Filled

JOB DUTIES

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

The Senior Center Float Assistant performs a variety of duties to assist the senior center including: meal preparation, custodial, transportation and clerical/administrative.  Typical duties might include preparing, packaging and serving food; mopping, vacuuming, waste disposal; operating a city vehicle to transport patrons or to deliver food to home bound patrons; registering patrons, data entry, filing, answering telephones and welcoming guests.

Works under the supervision of the Senior Center Coordinator.

Using excellent customer service skills, establishes and maintains effective working relationships with other employees, officials, and all members of the general public.

Works a varied schedule which may include weekends and evenings, depending on the events planned for the senior citizens.

Operates a motor vehicle to assist in carrying out the business of the department and the City.

Attendance at work is an essential function of this position.

Meal Service

Assists in preparing, serving and storing food for public consumption.

Assists with home delivered meal preparation, packaging and delivery.

Assists with dishwashing, sweeping and mopping of kitchen area.

Assists in receiving incoming food supply deliveries and inventories supplies when storing.

Custodial

Assists with cleaning all areas of the Senior Center Campus. Operates custodial equipment and other equipment as assigned. Sweeps, vacuums, mops, dusts, shampoos, steam cleans, strips, waxes, polishes, and buffs floors, carpets, and furniture.

Cleans and sanitizes restrooms and activity rooms; cleans spills; cleans drinking fountains, mirrors, tables, chairs, walls, fixtures, blinds, light fixtures.

Picks up litter from around buildings and grounds, empties trash cans and relines cans with liners.

Cooperates with the custodial staff and keeps records of work completed.

Transportation

Operates a variety of motor vehicles to assist in carrying out the business of the department and the City including 11 passenger vans or mini-vans to transport senior citizens to and from the Senior Citizens Center for meals and activities center and to various appointments and/or errands.

Responsible for assisting senior patrons who are transported by escorting/assisting them to and from the vans.

Cooperates with the Transportation Coordinator and documents daily transportation routes, vehicles used and passengers transported.

Assists Transportation Coordinator in maintaining and fueling City vehicles.

Clerical/Administrative

Inputs financial data and customer information for department and funding agency use.  Requests and tracks work orders and schedules repairs of center facilities.

Ability to employ good customer service while greeting and/or interviewing customers or while operating the registration desk.

Maintains State rosters and statistics daily, weekly, and monthly.

Registers and records HDM customer information and maintains customer confidentiality. 

Assists Senior Center Coordinator with transportation route sheets, forms, and scheduling drivers and volunteer HDM drivers.

Answers phones and responds to customer questions and requests for information.

NON-ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

Works other related senior activities within the Senior Center Campus or outside, as needed.

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 Float position.

QUALIFICATIONS

This position is subject to the City's Drug and Alcohol Free Workplace Program. This includes: pre-employment testing, post-accident testing, reasonable suspicion testing, return-to-duty testing, and follow-up testing.

Must possess an understanding and caring attitude toward senior citizens, and must display a willingness to be available to the service of the seniors.

Must possess a Food Handlers Card or ability to obtain an FHC within 30 days of hire.

Valid New Mexico driver's license with acceptable driving record for the past three years or state of current residency.

Ability to safely operate departmental vehicles.

Extensive background checks required.

Must be available to work occasional evenings and weekends.

CPR and First Aid certification required within six months of hire.

Must be adaptable and flexible in assignment of job duties.

Ability to meet deadlines.

Ability to follow directions and work together as a team player. 

Ability to establish and maintain working relationships with co-workers, supervisors, other City personnel and the public.

Ability to operate vehicles, tools and equipment listed.

This position has the responsibility to participate in and comply with the City's Environmental, Health, and Safety program. 

TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED:

Personal computer, to include Microsoft Office Software; calculator, copy, fax machine, dishwasher, stove, steam table, washing machine, microwave oven, and other kitchen appliances, broom, mop, motor vehicles, and telephone.

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 occasionally required to sit and talk or hear.  The employee is frequently required to stand and walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms.  Employee is frequently exposed to cleaning solutions.

The employee must be able to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds individually and must request additional assistance or use mechanical assistance when attempting to lift and/or move items weighing greater than 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision 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.

WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, M/F/D/V.