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The City Salaries survey consists of over 140 jobs in 14 job families, matched to a collection of 120,000+ market data points from 70 cities.

2014 City Salaries Survey


Administrative Services

Administrative Aide
Under supervision, supports other administrative staff by performing simple, routine, clerical and administrative tasks that are clearly defined by business processes. This role will typically not manage confidential or sensitive information.

Administrative Assistant
Under supervision, supports staff in various functions or departments by performing routine, clerical administrative tasks. Tasks are generally well defined by business practices and may include managing confidential or sensitive information.

Administrative Assistant – Senior
Under limited supervision, supports staff in various functions or departments by performing complex, clerical, administrative tasks that may not be routine or clearly defined. Completion of tasks is guided by general business policies and practices. This role may lead or mentor other administrative staff and may manage confidential or sensitive information pertaining to personnel or business operations.

Administrative Services Manager
Plans and directs one or more administrative services within the organization.

Administrative Supervisor
Responsible for directly supervising the day-to-day activities of administrative staff through determining work procedures and daily/weekly priorities.

Executive Assistant
Under general direction, performs complex secretarial and administrative duties for senior management. This position typically requires an in-depth knowledge of the organization’s practices, structure and also requires a high degree of technical skills.

Animal Services

Animal Control Manager
Establishes and implements operational plans and initiatives to achieve objectives relating to animal control within the jurisdiction. Manages the day-to-day activities of Animal Control Officers and ensures department performance against depart­ment goals. May assist with community education regarding animal control policy within the City.

Animal Control Officer
Under limited supervision, responsible for handling animals for the purpose of investigations of mistreatment, or control of abandoned, dangerous, or unattended animals. This position responds to complaints and collects stray, unwanted, and diseased animals and transports these animals to animal shelters. Duties may include driving the vehicle used for transportation, handling animals, and recording animal collection reports. Animal Control Officers must handle animals in a humane manner and interact with the public.

Animal Control Supervisor
Manages the day-to-day activities of the Animal Control Officers and assists with the execution of operational plans and initiatives to achieve business objectives. (This role typically exists in organizations with a large number of Animal Control Officers..)

Animal Shelter Attendant
Under general supervision, this position is responsible for the care and well-being of non-farm animals held at the animal shelter through feeding, handling and potentially assisting with euthanasia for ill, injured or unwanted animals.

Animal Shelter Manager
Directs the operations of the animal shelter by supervising staff and participating in the preparation and implementation of policies related to the Animal Shelter as directed. Coordinates with other agencies as necessary to enable enforcement of the animal control regulations. This position may assist with community education and animal policy within the jurisdiction of the City.

Emergency Services

Emergency Services Dispatch Supervisor
Responsible for supervising the day-to-day operations of dispatchers engaged in public safety dispatching and emergency call-taking operations on an assigned shift. Responsible for scheduling, training and recommending disciplinary actions to subordinate staff.

Emergency Services Dispatcher
Under general supervision, performs specialized radio and communications work, receiving emergency calls and dispatching applicable resources such as police, fire and other emergency services as needed.

Emergency Services Dispatcher – Senior
Under limited supervision, performs specialized radio and communications work, receiving emergency calls and dispatching applicable resources such as police, fire and other emergency services. This role may serve as a resource for less experienced emergency dispatch personnel.

Emergency Management Coordinator
Manages and administers the development, implementation and coordination of the City’s emergency management program for both natural and man-made disasters and is responsible for for the City’s disaster management and recovery efforts. Develops and oversees disaster training exercises and public awareness programs.

Emergency Management Specialist
Under supervision, responsible for assisting the Emergency Management Coordinator in developing and implementing emergency and recovery plans. This role assists in developing plans, coordinating training, and updating the City’s Emergency Management Plan.

Emergency Management Specialist – Senior
With general direction, responsible for assisting the Emergency Management Coordinator in developing and implementing emergency and recovery plans and mentoring less-experienced Specialists. This role assists in developing plans, coordinating training, and updating the City’s Emergency Management Plan. This position may serve as the interim Emergency Management Coordinator in their absence.

Battalion Chief
Responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of a fire company and medic unit on an assigned platoon. Also responsible for providing fire protection to a specific geographic area during an assigned shift.

Fire Captain
Responsible for supervising the daily activities of a fire company in routine duties and on fire or emergency medical service scenes.

Fire Inspector
Responsible for enforcing compliance with City and State fire prevention codes by conducting building and equipment inspections. This position may also deliver public fire and safety programs and lead or assist with investigations of fire origin and cause.

Fire Lieutenant
This command staff role is responsible for providing supervision and direction to firefighters in addition to performing regular firefighter responsibilities. Typically the first level of supervisory responsibility.

Fire Marshal
Responsible for the development and implementation of City-wide fire prevention programs, ensuring the Department’s compliance with local, state and Federal laws. The Fire Marshal may also lead the fire investigation program.

Firefighter
Performs general duty firefighting work in extinguishing and preventing fires, search and rescue, administering emergency medical services, maintaining firefighting rigs and fire department quarters, and responding to hazardous materials incidents.

Detective
Performs criminal investigative work for both felony and misdemeanor crimes by collecting & analyzing data and conducting interrogations and interviews with suspects and witnesses. This role may partner with other divisions within and outside the department and recommend resources necessary to expedite the investigative process.

Police Captain
The Police Captain is a senior, command-level role responsible for the management, coordination and direction of the operational and administrative units within the Police Department.

Police Lieutenant
Command level position responsible for supervising the enforcement of laws and other police duties through the supervision of police sergeants and police officers.

Police Officer
This role protects life & property by enforcing laws and performing a range of field and office duties including, but not limited to: controlling and directing traffic, performing arrests, testifying in court in connection with the prosecution of offenders, serving warrants and subpoenas, administering first aid, addressing complaints and disturbances, investigating suspicious circumstances, and performing other crime prevention measures.

Police Officer Cadet
Under direct supervision, this probationary position performs professional, general duty police work in the protection of life and property through the enforcement of laws and ordinances. After a period of formal and on-the-job training, Cadets are responsible for independent law enforcement duties ranging from average to considerable difficulty which are performed under general supervision of a sergeant or other ranking officer.

Police Sergeant
This role is the first-level supervisory role and is responsible for supervising the day-to-day activities of law enforcement officers, investigators, and administrative staff while performing law enforcement duties.

Code Enforcement Officer
Responds to and investigates issues of code compliance within the City. This role has face-to-face interaction with citizens and may be required to testify in court for code violation cases.

Crime Analyst
Under general supervision, supports law enforcement by collecting, analyzing, compiling, preparing and evaluating criminal activity within the assigned and neighboring jurisdictions. Assists law enforcement staff in the analysis of suspected or documented criminal activity and collects, compiles, and evaluates statistical data related to crime within the jurisdiction.

Crime Scene Specialist
Under general supervision, responds to crime scenes and performs a broad range of investigative tasks to document the crime scene including collecting evidence, classifying and identifying fingerprints, recovering and processing evidence, etc.

Evidence Technician
Under supervision, responsible for ensuring that physical evidence is maintained, documented, analyzed, retrieved and disposed of properly at the conclusion of each case according to standard procedures.

Police Records Clerk
Under close supervision, performs a variety of routine, clerical, or administrative work such as data entry and data record management in support of law enforcement activities. May be responsible for ensuring quality control of submitted records and maintaining and disseminating police records.

Police Records Supervisor
Responsible for supervising the day-to-day operations of the police records function, including planning, scheduling and assigning work, training and recommending disciplinary actions for subordinate staff.

Finance

Accountant
Under supervision prepares and enters financial data into journal and general ledger balances and assists with the preparation of financial statements, as needed. Prepares basic reports to help aid management in decision making.

Accountant – Senior
With minimal supervision, performs complex tasks to prepare and enter financial data into journal and general ledger balances. Leads the preparation of financial statements, as needed.

Accounting Clerk
Under supervision, performs routine accounting tasks. such as finding discrepancies, entering data, and completing basic accounting duties as necessary. Reviews and audits all entries in addition to running reports as needed. Refers difficult problems to senior clerks or management.

Accounting Clerk – Senior
Under minimal supervision, performs routine accounting tasks. Finds discrepancies, enters data, and completes basic accounting duties as necessary. Refers difficult problems to more experienced colleagues. Reviews and audits all entries in addition to running reports as needed.

Accounting Manager
Develops and implements financial planning and budgeting procedures and to evaluate, develop and implement accounting systems and procedures. Plans, organizes, manages and directs the activities of the accounting staff.

Accounting Supervisor
Performs several accounting duties that operationally supervise a small group of accountants and support staff. Responsible for scheduling, training and recommending disciplinary actions to subordinate staff.

Auditor
Under supervision, participates in routine, non-complex projects performing financial, contract compliance, grant, and operational audits. The auditor may support external financial auditors, participate in reviews that may or may not be financial in nature, and develop recommendations to ensure financial and non-financial compliance.

Auditor – Senior
Under minimal supervision, participates in complex, cross-functional projects performing financial, contract compliance, grant, and operational audits. The Senior Auditor may serve as a liaison between external auditors ,lead reviews and develop recommendations to ensure financial and non-financial compliance. This role may provide guidance to less experienced Auditors

AP/AR Specialist
Under general supervision, responsible for processing, analyzing and maintaining accounts payable and/or accounts receivable.

Billing Clerk
Under close supervision, creates invoices by gathering information and calculating costs based on applicable rates, fees, charges and credits and issues the invoices to customers.

Billing Manager
Responsible for developing and implementing policies and procedures to ensure effective and accurate billing processes. This role typically manages the day-to-day operations of staff supporting the billing function(s) of the City.

Budget Officer
Responsible for managing the development of the City’s annual and long-term capital and operational budgets, as well as monitoring the City’s ongoing expenditures as compared against the budget by partnering with leadership across the organization and managing the activities of budget staff.

Financial Analyst
Under general supervision, supports management and Senior Financial Analysts by conducting research and analysis of financial data and assists management in developing recommendations regarding both short-term and long-term planning for City leadership. Subjects of research and analysis may include, but are not limited to: short-term and long-term revenue forecasting, developing and maintaining cost allocation models, conducting rate studies, evaluation of programs, audits, etc.

Financial Analyst – Senior
With minimal supervision, conducts complex research and analysis of financial data and develops recommendations regarding both short-term and long-term planning for City leadership. Subjects of research and analysis may include, but are not limited to: short-term and long-term revenue forecasting, developing and maintaining cost allocation models, conducting rate studies, evaluation of programs, audits, etc… This role may provide guidance to less experienced analysts.

Finance Manager
Responsible for providing oversight and supervision for one or more of the financial operations for the City, including, accounting, budgeting, reporting, cash management, purchasing, financial systems, and internal controls.

Payroll Manager
Develops and implements policies and procedures to ensure the timely and accurate processing of payroll and directs the day-to-day activities of staff that support the payroll function.

Payroll Specialist
Under close supervision, responsible for assisting in calculating, reviewing, verifying and posting payroll using an automated payroll system within deadlines.

Buyer
Under general supervision, responsible for the purchase of machinery, equipment, tools, parts, supplies or services required for the City. This role may be involved in managing the routine aspects of the bidding process and may serve as a point of contact for routine vendor-related issues. The Buyer may also be responsible for managing the warranty process for items purchased by the City and may work in conjunction with other teams to ensure goods and services purchased are compliant with specifications at the time of purchase.

Contract Compliance Specialist
Under general supervision, responsible for preparing, reviewing, monitoring or maintaining contracts, or agreements and ensuring that the work being performed is in compliance with the standards set forth in the contracts and complies with local, state and federal laws.

Purchasing Manager
Manages the purchasing activities of an organization by establishing policies and procedures and managing the work of purchasing staff involved in the procurement of materials, products and services. The Purchasing Manager also negotiates contracts and ensures vendor compliance.

Risk Management Specialist
Under general supervision, analyzes and supports the operations and activities of the City’s risk management program including insurance administration, worker’s compensation, claims administration, loss control, and employee benefit administration, etc.

Risk Manager
The Risk Manager is responsible for developing and implementing plans and policies for comprehensive risk management and loss prevention programs across the organization.

Human Resources

Benefits Manager
Responsible for providing strategic direction and day-to-day administration of benefits plans for the City such as: medical, retirement, disability and life insurance plans.

Benefits Specialist
Under general supervision, responsible for implementing and supporting the day-to-day operations of one or more benefit programs, including medical plans, retirement, disability and life insurance plans. Incumbents in this role are typically responsible for maintaining benefits records, assisting employees and retirees with claims and serving as a liaison for claims providers.

HR Analyst
Under general supervision, the HR Analyst analyzes human resources programs to support the overall effectiveness and efficiency of HR policies programs. including, but not limited to: HR Management functions, benefits administration, class and compensation, recruiting efforts, employee relations, payroll, and records management.

HR Analyst – Senior
With limted direction, conducts complex analysis of human resources programs and policies to support the overall effectiveness and efficiency of HR policies programs. This role makes recommendations on policies and programs based on industry best-practices to leadership. Programs tmay include, but are not limited to: HR Management functions, benefits administration, class and compensation, recruiting efforts, employee relations, payroll, and records management.

HR Assistant
Under close supervision, responsible for assisting the Human Resources department in a variety of non-complex, HR functions. The work this role is responsible for is largely administrative or clerical in nature with a focus on the HR function including, but not limited to: compiling HR data and developing reports, assisting with records management, preparing personnel related documentation, assisting with employment verification, preparing benefits and salary data, and other confidential information.

HR Generalist
Under general supervision, administers various human resources plans and procedures for all company personnel and assists in development and implementation of personnel policies and procedures. Incumbents in this role provide guidance to various levels of employees up to the Manager or Senior Manager levels on various HR issues and may escalate complex HR issues to the Senior Generalist or HR Manager.

HR Generalist – Senior
With limited direction, the Senior HR Generalist administers complex human resources plans and procedures for employees at all levels, up to the executive level. This role assists leadership and makes recommendations towards the development and implementation of HR policies, procedures and programs. Incumbents in this role provide guidance to employees and management on HR issues. This role provides guidance to less experienced HR Generalists.

HR Manager
Responsible for the strategic direction and day-to-day administration of HR policies and programs that impact all employees of the City. Typical areas of expertise for this role may include, but are not limited to: personnel, payroll, EEO, benefits, recruiting, training, compensation, management of personnel records in accordance with state and federal laws, labor relations, human resources development, quality initiatives and other related areas.

Information Technology

Business Systems Administrator
Responsible for providing technical support and planning for all of the applications and software systems utilized by the City. The Business Systems Administrator supports system files, databases, set-up and maintenance, troubleshooting and acting upon issues identified by the Business Systems Analyst. May serve as a liaison between end-users and software or systems providers.

Business Systems Analyst
Under general supervision, performs analysis on routine, non-complex business processes and develops solutions using software systems. This role provides systems support by serving as a liaison between the business end users and applications developers. This Business Systems Analyst will have a moderate breadth of knowledge on one or more technology systems that support the Organization.

Business Systems Analyst – Senior
With limited direction, performs analysis on varied, complex business processes and develops solutions using software systems. The Senior Business Systems Analyst will have a significant breadth of knowledge on one or more technology systems that are instrumental in supporting the Organization and may serve as a consultant to end users and/or applications developers. May lead cross-functional linked teams to address business or systems issues.

Database Administrator
Responsible for developing, testing, implementing, administering and optimizing databases for the City. This role provides support to City staff by meeting with end-users and identifying needs and solutions with available system resources.

GIS Analyst
Under general supervision, produces simple, routine maps, reports and analyses using GIS and various database software. This role may develop custom applications to support both business units and end-users.

GIS Analyst – Senior
With limited direction, conducts complex geospatial analysis using GIS and other database software from a variety of data sources to develop maps and reports. This role may develop custom applications to support both business units and end-users and provide guidance to less experienced analysts.

GIS Manager
Responsible for the planning, development, implementation and maintenance of the geographic information systems used by the City. This role may or may not supervise GIS analysts and other support staff.

Programmer
Under supervision, responsible for creating, modifying and testing code, forms and scripts that support software programs utilized by the City.

Programmer – Senior
With limited guidance, responsible for creating, modifying and testing complex code, forms and scripts that support software programs utilized by the City. This position may provide guidance to less-experienced programmers.

Web Designer
Has the primary responsibility for managing and developing the City’s websites for content, graphics, and functionality ensuring consistency and adequate performance for end-users. This role may coordinate with various divisions across the organization to ensure that site content for the specific divisions best communicates information and ideas as determined appropriate by the various divisions. This role requires knowledge of programming languages, such as, but not limited to: C++, Java, XML, HTML, CGI, ASP, etc…

Network Administrator
Responsible for planning, implementing, monitoring, and maintaining the City’s local area network (LAN) or wide area network (WAN) and internet systems to ensure uninterrupted performance.

Network Analyst
Under general direction, the Network Analyst is responsible for testing, troubleshooting and evaluating local area networks (LAN) and wide area network (WAN) systems, and ensuring the uninterrupted day-to-day operations of the networks.

IT Manager
Provides oversight and supervision of staff of one or more functions of the IT department in the City, including, technical and application support, business systems support, (Financial, HR, Payroll, database software systems, Public Safety, and/or Justice Systems) programming, etc..

IT Project Manager
Under general direction, plans, develops, and implements project efforts that utilize solutions for one or more small to medium-sized, moderately complex project. Work involves management of projects, including developing and monitoring schedules, cost estimates, plan review and coordinating the activities of individual projects to ensure that goals and objectives of projects are accomplished on schedule and within budget.

Legal and Court Services

Assistant City Attorney
Protects the interests of the City by providing legal advice, counsel, and representation to the City on complex and varied matters of law under the general supervision of the City Attorney. May lead and direct the activities of other less experienced attorneys.

Attorney
Under general supervision, the Attorney role is responsible for representing the City in legal matters that are the least complex and may result in the least serious consequences. This role may report into an Assistant City Attorney or directly to the City Attorney, dependent on the size of the organization.

Attorney – Senior
With minimal direction from the City Attorney or Assistant City Attorney, this position is responsible for representing the City in complex legal matters. This role may participate in planning, organizing, and managing the operations of the City Attorney’s Office and may formally lead less experienced staff.

Legal Assistant
Under general supervision, assists lawyers and paralegals by providing administrative and clerical support and routine, non-complex research in preparation for legal proceedings.

Paralegal
Under the direction of a licensed attorney, conducts research and assists in the preparation of legal documents and to support legal proceedings.

Court Administrator
Directs the administrative activities of the Court to ensure compliance with organization standards and legal requirements, including but not limited to assisting in the preparation of reports; coordinating with both internal and external organizations; preparing case files; conducting court hearings; attending court hearings; managing court documents as well as drafting court orders. This role may direct the activities of court staff, depending on the size of the organization.

Court Clerk
Under supervision, supports the day-to-day, clerical operations of the Court. Responsible for preparing dockets, reviewing legal documents, maintaining documents, assisting customers by receiving documents, answering questions and providing information concerning the municipal court, and document management.

City Marshal
Responsible for servicing warrants, summons, subpoenas, serving other legal process issued by the court as well as providing as Bailiff Services during court sessions.

Deputy City Marshal
Responsible for assisting in the servicing of warrants, summons, subpoenas, serving other legal process issued by the court as well as providing as Bailiff Services during court sessions.

Judge
Presides over hearings and trials, accepts pleas, processes appeals and makes rulings on the trial procedures and on the production and admissibility of evidence, including documents and witness testimony, and making of discovery in accordance with state law.

Library Services

Librarian
Under supervision, performs library services work including the development and maintenance of library collections and adult, youth and children programs and services for a single location of the City’s library system. Tasks may include selecting, acquiring, cataloguing, classifying, circulating, and maintaining library materials.

Librarian – Senior
With limited direction, performs library services work including the development and maintenance of library collections and adult, youth and children’s programs and services for a single, large location or multiple, smaller locations of the City’s library system. May be responsbile for monitoring and coordinating operational activities at branch libraries, including providing guidance to Librarians or staff with less experience. Tasks may include selecting, acquiring, cataloguing, classifying, circulating, and maintaining library materials.

Library Assistant
Under close supervision, assists in the day-to-day operations of the library by assisting patrons, sorting and shelving books or other media, and assisting Librarians with child and adult library programs.

Library Page
Under close supervision, responsible for sorting and shelving books and other media and providing routine customer service to patrons.

Library Services Manager
Responsible for developing and implementing priorities, policies, and procedures to deliver consistent City-wide library services. This role coordinates staff across multiple library branches and provides for centralized control of library materials.

Parks and Recreation

Crew Leader (Parks and Recreation)
Oversees construction, maintenance, and repair of park facilities, equipment and structures by supervising work crews.

Lifeguard
Responsible for monitoring swimming areas, such as pools or beaches and enforcing safety rules and regulations and preventing injuries by minimizing hazardous situations and/or behaviors.

Parks and Recreation Manager
Responsible for managing the operations of one or more Parks and Recreation facilities or functions (Aquatics, Sports Leagues, Senior Activities, etc) by planning and organizing events and overseeing staff and volunteers.

Parks and Recreation Supervisor
Manages the day-to-day activities of recreation staff such as Attendants and Recreation Specialists. This role typically exists in organizations with a large Parks and Recreation Department with numerous facilities and programs.

Recreation Attendant
Under close supervision, responsible for interacting directly with patrons to conduct recreation activities such as arts and crafts, sports, games, music, etc. This role leads activities but is not responsible for planning or organizing activities.

Recreation Specialist
Under supervision, responsible for planning, organizing and directing the daily activities of recreation activities for patrons. This role may also informally provide guidance and direction to Recreation Attendants who may be assisting in activities.

Planning and Engineering

Building and Construction Inspector
Under general supervision, responsible for inspecting minor, new and existing buildings and construction sites (commercial, industrial and residential), to ensure structural, electrical, plumbing, and mechanical compliance with building codes and permits.

Building and Construction Inspector – Senior
Under limited supervision, responsible for inspecting major and minor, new and existing residential and commercial buildings and construction sites to ensure structural, electrical, plumbing, and mechanical compliance with building codes and issued permits. The Senior Inspector has an in-depth knowledge of the City’s building codes and expertise in one or more areas of building and construction, such as, but not limited to electrical systems, HVAC, plumbing, etc. Typically assigned to larger developments and leads less experienced Building and Construction Inspectors.

Building Inspector
Under general supervision, responsible for inspecting minor, new and existing residential and commercial buildings, to ensure structural, electrical, plumbing, and mechanical compliance with building codes and permits.

Building Inspector – Senior
Under limited supervision, responsible for inspecting major and minor, new and existing residential and commercial buildings to ensure structural, electrical, plumbing, and mechanical compliance with building codes and issued permits. The Senior Inspector has an in-depth knowledge of the City’s building codes and expertise in one or more areas of building code, such as, but not limited to electrical systems, HVAC, plumbing, etc… Typically assigned to larger developments and leads less experienced Building Inspectors.

Building Official
Responsible for managing the day-to-day activities of inspection staff as well as developing and implementing policies and procedures for both commercial and residential buildings and construction. This role may assist in the development and implementation of local building and construction codes.

Chief Inspector
Responsible for the planning and managing of the City’s inspection function for existing buildings and facilities, as well as for new construction projects, by developing and implementing policies and procedures and directing the activities of staff.

Construction Inspector
Under general supervision, responsible for residential and construction site inspections, to ensure structural, electrical, plumbing, and mechanical compliance with building codes and permits.

Construction Inspector – Senior
Under limited supervision, responsible for inspecting major and minor, new and existing residential and commercial construction sites to ensure structural, electrical, plumbing, and mechanical compliance with building codes and issued permits. The Senior Inspector has an in-depth knowledge of the City’s building codes and expertise in one or more areas of construction, such as, but not limited to electrical systems, HVAC, plumbing, etc… Typically assigned to larger developments and leads less experienced Building and Construction Inspectors.

Permit Clerk
The permit clerk performs technical and clerical duties to support the issuance of various permits to customers. Duties include, but are not limited to: accepting permits, applications and related fees, reviewing for errors and completeness, managing and tracking permits, and assisting customers and residents by providing routine, non-complex technical information related to the issuance of permits.

City Planner
Under general direction, this role is responsible for assisting in the development of long range plans and implementation strategies with limited focus on a broad range of planning and zoning issues, such as land use, urban design, transportation and zoning for the City and supporting the oversight of active and proposed planning projects, of lesser significance.

City Planner – Senior
With minimal direction, this role is responsible for assisting in the development of complex, long-range plans and implementation strategies with focus on a broad range of planning and zoning issues, such as land use, urban design, transportation and zoning for the City and overseeing active and proposed planning projects, that are significant in nature. This role may provide guidance to less experienced planning staff.

Economic Development Specialist
Assists in the design and implementation of economic development strategies and programs related to business attraction, business expansion, and retention.

Planning Director
Responsible for planning, developing and implementing long-term comprehensive plans. The Planning Director directs the day-to-day activities of planning staff through Planning Managers and Senior Managers.

Planning Manager
In the absence of a Planning Director, the Planning Manager leads the planning, development and implementation of the City’s long-term comprehensive plans and directing the activities of planning staff within a single, large function, or multiple smaller functions with expertise across multiple disciplines in the field of planning.

Plans Examiner
Reviews residential, industrial and commercial construction plans to ensure that plans are compliant with City code.

Assistant City Engineer
With minimal direction from the City Engineer, plans, organize, supervise and coordinates professional engineering projects, including but not limited to: the design sand construction of streets, sidewalks, sewer and water lines, flood control projects, ground water system, traffic signals and circulation, and related public works projects.

City Engineer
Has overall responsibility for the planning, organization, and direction of professional engineering projects, including but not limited to: the design and construction of streets, sidewalks, sewer and water lines, flood control projects, ground water system, traffic signals and circulation, and related public works projects for the entire City.

Civil Engineer
Performs engineering duties in planning, designing and construction. May provide oversight of capital improvement projects to ensure completion in accordance with the approved plans and specifications. Projects typically include, but are not limited to: roads and bridges, traffic control system design, drainage, water and wastewater collection, distribution and treatment, airports, new building construction and remodels and other structures and projects.

Public Works

Equipment Operator
Operates equipment used for the maintenance of infrastructure, including streets, drainage, parking lots, and other city owned structures.

Dispatcher (Non Emergency)
Responsible for receiving, inputting and scheduling work orders by telephone and computer in non-emergency situations for various departments or functions. This role typically communicates via two-way radio and telephone with all maintenance and operations personnel.

Driver
Responsible for the safe operation of a vehicle transporting people or cargo from one destination to another, potentially on fixed routes. This role may or may not operate on a fixed timetable and may require a Class C license. Note: This role does not differentiate between the transportation of cargo or people.

Custodian
Under supervision, keeps buildings in clean and orderly condition by performing a combination of activities, including cleaning assigned areas and making minor repairs to buildings using hand tools and equipment.

Custodial Supervisor
Oversees the staff responsible for custodial tasks of cleaning and maintaining the City’s facilities and properties to ensure the safety, health, and welfare of staff and the general public.

Groundskeeper
Under close supervision, performs a variety of manual maintenance work of grounds and facilities such as maintaining grass, trees, weeds, sidewalks, rest rooms with the use of hand tools and light equipment. Ensures that the grounds are maintained in a clean, neat and safe manner.

Maintenance Supervisor
Oversees staff responsible for performing maintenance duties and operating various heavy/light equipment required for the upkeep and maintenance of City property, facilities and equipment.

Maintenance Worker
Under close supervision, performs a full-range of routine maintenance duties, including the operation of both light and heavy equipment relating to the upkeep of City property, facilities and equipment.

Mechanic
Responsible for repairing, maintaining and performing preventive maintenance on vehicles and equipment owned by the City, such as, but not limited to: light and heavy trucks and off-road equipment.

Chemist
Performs chemical and bacteriological tests and assists in the operation of the water and wastewater treatment plants, typically in a lab setting.

Crew Leader (Water/Wastewater)
Oversees construction, maintenance, and repair of water/wastewater facilities, equipment and structures by supervising work crews.

Meter Reader
Under close supervision, this position is responsible for reading and recording utility meter data, as well as repairing, disconnecting, and reconnecting meters and collecting accounts. This position may participate in quality control audits to ensure meters are accurate and reliable.

Water Plant Operator
Under close supervision, responsible for performing skilled work in the operation and monitoring of a water and/or wastewater treatment plant by performing technical duties to assist in the operation of a water or wastewater treatment facility. May perform tests to ensure that water or wastewater meet the criteria established by state and federal governments.

Water/Wastewater Manager
Responsible for overseeing plant operations, supervising staff and preparing reports per local, state and federal reporting requirements.

Water/Wastewater Supervisor
Responsible for supervising, training, and directing the day-to-day operations of staff to ensure efficient, safe, and economical treatment of water/wastewater.

Water Quality Technician
Under general supervision, performs sampling and testing of water (potable and non-potable) to ensure water adheres to quality standards.

Refuse Collector
Responsible for collecting waste from residential property according to an assigned route.

Refuse Truck Driver
Operates refuse collection truck and equipment controls required for the safe pickup and disposal of refuse.

Crew Leader – Streets
Oversees construction, maintenance, and repair of infrastructure, equipment and structures by supervising work crews.

Signs and Markings Technician
Responsible for providing traffic maintenance services including the installation, maintenance, and repair of traffic signs, pavement markings, and roadway striping applications for roadways.

Streets Equipment Operator
Operates equipment used for applying concrete, asphalt, or other materials to road beds, or parking lots including streets, drainage, parking lots, and other city owned structures. Includes concrete and asphalt paving machine operators, form tampers, tamping machine operators, and stone spreader operators.

Traffic Signal Technician
Installs, operates, and maintains all electrical traffic control devices, continuous roadway lighting, early warning siren system, and associated equipment. This position may also conduct field studies to determine traffic volume, speed, lighting and signal timing.