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One of the greatest benefits of working for the City of Bryant is having the opportunity to make a difference in the community and to see the impact that we have on people’s lives. In the HR department, we strive to support our City’s mission through the development of programs designed to help us recruit and retain the best of the best to serve our City. Through effective HR practices, we are able to provide essential services to the community, improve the quality of life and make Bryant a great place to live and work.

As a part of serving those who serve our City, we offer a comprehensive benefits package to all full-time employees. Our benefits include, health, dental, vision, prescription, life and short-term disability insurance. We also offer several different options for supplemental insurance coverage. In addition to our insurance options, we offer a very strong retirement program, paid time off and an excellent wellness program.

If you are interested in becoming a part of our team, please take a look at our current open positions below!

A separate application must be completed for each position being applied for. Applications may either be downloaded, printed and submitted to the Human Resources department or completed online.

Thank you for your interest. Sincerely,
Charlotte Rue
Human Resource Director

The City of Bryant only accepts applications for currently posted positions. All applications submitted for non-posted positions will be rejected.

To be considered for open positions, a City of Bryant application must be submitted by position closing date!

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Animal Care Technician

Posting: August 03, 2022
Closing: Open Until Filled

Applications may be completed online at www.cityofbryant.com or picked up at the Human Resource Department at 210 S.W. 3rd Street, Bryant, AR 72022. A city application must be completed and submitted to be considered for this position.

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Salary

$23,184.83- $28,981.03

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF POSITION

Works under the supervision of the Animal Control Director by performing the following duties: 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Assists in the daily functions of the animal shelter and enforcement of animal control regulations.

2. Occasionally operates city vehicle in the course of daily duties.

3. Maintains the shelter to ensure conditions are sanitary.

4. Performs general cleaning of office, restrooms, and other areas of the facilities; performs minor maintenance of facility and equipment.

5. Feeds and waters animals according to schedule; cleans kennels and cages using appropriate cleaning agents and equipment.

6. Enters data in computer.

7. Maintains supplies for shelter, such as drugs, food, maintenance items; verifies that all items are received and forwards all invoices to the Animal Control Director for payment.

8. Assists in the performance of euthanasia.

9. Performs outside maintenance such as mowing grass, trimming shrubs, and general cleanup around the facility.

10. Notifies owners per ordinance that their animal has been located.  Assists customers in selecting animals for adoption.

11. Assists in the preparation of specimens for rabies testing, completes necessary paperwork, and delivers specimens to state lab.

12. Processes public impounds, owner relinquishments and adoptions, collects monies for fees, issues receipts and completes necessary forms.

13. Suggests changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase efficiency of work crew.

14. Interacts with team members.

15.  Works rotating shifts and overtime as assigned.

16. Regular and punctual attendance.  

18. Perform any other related duties as required or assigned.


Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty mentioned satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Minimum requirement; general educational background without high school completion, plus 0 to 6 months related experience or training. Or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Special Requirements

REQUIRED CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

Valid Arkansas driver’s license or valid driver’s license recognized by the State of Arkansas.


Miscellaneous Information

PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES

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

While performing the functions of this job, the employee is continuously required to talk or hear; regularly required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms, taste or smell; and frequently required to sit, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; occasionally required to climb or balance. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds; regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision; and distance vision.

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS

The following work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the functions of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals; occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, outdoor weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.


Animal Control Officer

Posting: June 28, 2022
Closing: Open Until Filled

Applications may be completed online at www.cityofbryant.com or picked up at the Human Resource Department at 210 S.W. 3rd Street, Bryant, AR 72022. A city application must be completed and submitted to be considered for this position.

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Salary

$28,596.44-$35,745.55

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF POSITION

Works under the supervision of Animal Control Director. Other duties may be assigned.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Assists in the daily functions of the animal shelter and enforcement of animal control regulations.
  2. Operates city vehicle in the course of daily duties.
  3. Maintain the shelter to ensure conditions are sanitary. Performs general cleaning of office, restrooms, and other areas of the facilities; performs minor maintenance of facility and equipment.
  4. Feeds and waters animals according to schedule; cleans kennels and cages using appropriate cleaning agents and equipment.
  5. Maintains files of each investigation, maintains records cards for each animal impounded; prepares daily reports. Enters data in computer.
  6. Maintain supplies for shelter, such as drugs, food, maintenance items; verifies that all items are received and forward all invoices to the Animal Control Director for payment.
  7. Selects animals to be euthanized and performs euthanasia.
  8. Performs outside maintenance such as mowing grass, trimming shrubs, and general cleanup around the facility.
  9. Notifies owners per ordinance that their animal has been located.
  10. Assists customers in selecting animals for adoption.
  11. Prepares specimens for rabies testing, completes necessary paperwork, and delivers specimens to state lab.
  12. Processes public impounds, owner relinquishments and adoptions, collect monies for fees, issues receipts and completes necessary forms.
  13. Suggest changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase efficiency of work crew.
  14. Responds to after hours and weekends emergency calls as needed.
  15. Maintains files of investigations, maintain records, issue citations and warnings to violators; testifies in court.
  16. Perform any other related duties as required or assigned.


Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty mentioned satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.


Special Requirements

High school or GED, plus specialized schooling and/or on the job education in a specific skill area; e.g. data processing, clerical/administrative, equipment operation, etc, plus 0 to 6 months related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Ability to read a limited number of words and recognize similarities and differences between words and between series of numbers; Ability to write and speak simple sentences as a means for basic communication. Ability to read and understand simple instructions, short correspondence, notes, letters and memos; Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to read and understand documents such as policy manuals, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals; Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to effectively communicate information and respond to questions in person-to-person and small group situations with customers, clients, general public and other employees of the organization. Ability to read, analyze, and understand general business/company related articles and professional journals; Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and policy/procedure manuals; Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

Assistant Mechanic

Posting: April 18, 2022
Closing: Open Until Filled

Applications may be completed online at www.cityofbryant.com or picked up at the Human Resource Department at 210 S.W. 3rd Street, Bryant, AR 72022. A city application must be completed and submitted to be considered for this position.

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Salary

$31,302 - $39,127

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF POSITION

Assists in the repair and upkeep of all Public Works equipment.  Primarily responsible for upkeep and maintenance of vehicles and equipment.   Other duties may be assigned.



ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Responsible for planning work and work procedures. 

2. Raise vehicles with hydraulic jack or hoist, to gain access to mechanical units bolted to underside of vehicle.

3. Disassemble units and inspect parts for wear, replace if necessary and reassemble.

4. Replace and adjust headlights. Install and repair accessories such as radios, heaters, mirrors, and windshield wipers.

5. Performs manual repair and maintenance work under little or no supervision.

6. Performs safety procedures as established by department.

7. Performs maintenance and repair of equipment such as (backhoe, bush hog, tractor, dump truck, lawn mowing equipment, cutting torch, welding machine, chipper, etc).

8. Regular and punctual attendance.

9. Use of basic and specialized hand tools.

10. Ability to perform various tasks of operations with all sizes of vehicles and equipment.

11. Ability to work overtime.

12. Ability to interact with team members.

13. Perform any other related duties as required or assigned.


Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty mentioned satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Knowledge of a specialized field (however acquired), such as basic accounting, computer, etc. Equivalent of four years in high school, plus night, trade extension, or correspondence school specialized training, equal to two years of college, plus 12 to 18 months related experience and/or training, and 1 to 6 months related management experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

COMMUNICATION SKILLS

Ability to read and understand documents such as policy manuals, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals; ability to write routine reports and correspondence. ability to effectively communicate information and respond to questions in person-to-person and small group situations with customers, clients, general public and other employees of the organization.


Special Requirements

REQUIRED CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

Valid Arkansas driver's license recognized by the state of Arkansas.  Minimum of two years experience operating mechanic tools and equipment including cutting torch and welding machine. Knowledge of operations of heavy equipment and ability to perform basic operations of heavy equipment. Ability to gain Class B CDL within 12 months of hire date. Knowledge in upkeep and maintenance of vehicles and equipment.

 

PREFERRED CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

Certified mechanic (diesel and/or gas)


Miscellaneous Information

WORKING CONDITIONS

Outside working environment, wherein there are extremely disagreeable working conditions most of the time (e.g. Hot mix paving in constant sun).

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS

The following work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the functions of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to work near moving mechanical parts; frequently exposed to outdoor weather conditions, wet or humid conditions, extreme cold, extreme heat; and occasionally exposed to work in high, precarious places, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, risk of electrical shock, vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES

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

Moderate diversity, moderately physical. Work activities which allow for a moderate amount of diversity in the performance of tasks which requires somewhat diversified physical demands of the employee.

While performing the functions of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and frequently required to stand, walk, reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, talk or hear; occasionally required to sit, climb or balance, taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds; frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds; regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision; distance vision; color vision; peripheral vision; depth perception; and ability to adjust focus.

Equipment Operator I- Streets

Posting: January 06, 2023
Closing: Open Until Filled

Applications may be completed online at www.cityofbryant.com or picked up at the Human Resource Department at 210 S.W. 3rd Street, Bryant, AR 72022. A city application must be completed and submitted to be considered for this position.

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Salary

$26,267.35-$32,834.19

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF POSITION

Manual labor (semi-skilled and unskilled) performing general, road, sidewalk, and ground maintenance. Work is performed under direct supervision of a Field Supervisor or lead worker.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Performs road and street maintenance (i.e. asphalt patching, concrete patching, sidewalk installation).

2. Performs ground and lawn maintenance, including, but not limited to, landscaping, weed-eating, roadside mowing, ditch and swale clearing, drainage facilities cleaning.

3. Operates simple tools, electrical tools, and light-medium heavy equipment in order to perform duties.

4. Performs tree trimming.

5. Makes minor adjustments to equipment.

6. Performs duties of a flagman.

7. Paints traffic control lines.

8. Installs pavement markers.

9. Recognizes and reports safety issues to direct supervisor.

10. Ability to work overtime.

11. Ability to arrive on time and work 10 hour days.

12. Perform any other related duties as required or assigned.


Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty mentioned satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Mental alertness and adaptability to office and field area work routines. Equivalent to four years high school or GED, with particular emphasis during high school in office skills, shop skills, or others, plus 0 to 6 months related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

REQUIRED CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

Must possess a valid State of Arkansas Commercial Driver's License Class B by date of hire or the ability to obtain minimum of Class B Commercial Driver's License within 6 months of hire date.

PREFERRED CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

Class B Commercial Driver’s License


Special Requirements

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Mental alertness and adaptability to office and field area work routines. Equivalent to four years high school or GED, with particular emphasis during high school in office skills, shop skills, or others, plus 0 to 6 months related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

COMMUNICATION SKILLS

Ability to read a limited number of words and recognize similarities and differences between words and between series of numbers; Ability to write and speak simple sentences as a means for basic communication. Ability to read and understand simple instructions, short correspondence, notes, letters and memos; Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to read and understand documents such as policy manuals, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals; Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to effectively communicate information and respond to questions in person-to-person and small group situations with customers, clients, general public and other employees of the organization.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide numbers. Ability to perform these mathematical skills using money and other forms of measurement.


Miscellaneous Information

WORKING CONDITIONS

Outside working environment, wherein there are extremely disagreeable working conditions most of the time (e.g. Hot mix paving in constant sun).

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS

The following work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the functions of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, outdoor weather conditions, wet or humid conditions, extreme cold, extreme heat; frequently exposed to work near moving mechanical parts; and occasionally exposed to work in high, precarious places, risk of electrical shock, vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

PHySICAL ACTIVITIES

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

Moderate diversity, moderately physical. Work activities which allow for a moderate amount of diversity in the performance of tasks which requires somewhat diversified physical demands of the employee.

While performing the functions of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel, climb or balance; and frequently required to stand, walk, sit, reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, talk or hear; occasionally required to taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds; frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds; regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision; distance vision; color vision; peripheral vision; depth perception; and ability to adjust focus.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Emergency Response Statement:

Every City employee has emergency response responsibilities, though not every position will require routine assignments during an emergency event.  All employees are subject to recall around the clock for emergency response operations, which may require irregular work hours, work at locations other than the normal work location, and may include duties other than those specified in the employee's official job description. Assignments in support of emergency operations may be extensive in nature, with little advance notice, and may require employees to relocate to emergency sites with physically and operationally challenging conditions

Equipment Operator II- Streets

Posting: January 06, 2023
Closing: Open Until Filled

Applications may be completed online at www.cityofbryant.com or picked up at the Human Resource Department at 210 S.W. 3rd Street, Bryant, AR 72022. A city application must be completed and submitted to be considered for this position.

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Salary

$32,187.99-$40,234.98

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF POSITION

Skilled in the operation of intermediate and complex construction equipment.  Duties also include the performance of manual laboring tasks.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Serves as primary operator of simple to moderately complex machinery and equipment, in all phases of road, street, sidewalk, drainage structures and swale construction and maintenance.

2. Operates lawn mowers (40 horsepower and above), tractor-bush hogs, clam trucks, small dump trucks, and other equipment as assigned.

3. Loads and off-loads materials, supplies, and equipment.

4. Performs routine maintenance, adjustments, and minor repairs on equipment.

5. Operates a variety of manual and power tools.

6. Assists traffic control duties (road closing and detour) by setting up work zones.

7. May be assigned manual laboring, repair or construction tasks when not operating equipment.

8. Keeps records and submits reports on work performed, as required.

9. Ability to work 10 hour days.

10. Ability to work overtime.

11. Perform any other related duties as required or assigned.


Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty mentioned satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

High school or GED, plus specialized schooling and/or on the job education in a specific skill area; e.g. data processing, clerical/administrative, equipment operation, etc, plus 2 years related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

REQUIRED CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

Must possess a valid State of Arkansas Commercial Driver's License Class B license


Special Requirements

WORKING CONDITIONS

Outside working environment, wherein there are extremely disagreeable working conditions most of the time (e.G. Hot mix paving in constant sun).

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS

The following work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the functions of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to work near moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, outdoor weather conditions, wet or humid conditions, extreme cold, extreme heat; occasionally exposed to work in high, precarious places, risk of electrical shock, vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES

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

Moderate diversity, moderately physical. Work activities which allow for a moderate amount of diversity in the performance of tasks which requires somewhat diversified physical demands of the employee.

While performing the functions of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, talk or hear; occasionally required to taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds; regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision; distance vision; color vision; peripheral vision; depth perception; and ability to adjust focus.



Miscellaneous Information

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Every City employee has emergency response responsibilities, though not every position will require routine assignments during an emergency event.  All employees are subject to recall around the clock for emergency response operations, which may require irregular work hours, work at locations other than the normal work location, and may include duties other than those specified in the employee's official job description. Assignments in support of emergency operations may be extensive in nature, with little advance notice, and may require employees to relocate to emergency sites with physically and operationally challenging conditions.

Firefighter/EMT

Posting: January 04, 2023
Closing: March 09, 2023

Applications may be completed online at www.cityofbryant.com or picked up at the Human Resource Department at 210 S.W. 3rd Street, Bryant, AR 72022. A city application must be completed and submitted to be considered for this position.

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Salary

non-certified $36,064.36; certified $37,163.66

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF POSITION

Applications will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. Thursday, March 9, 2023. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age. Applicants age 18-20 must already have a Firefighter 1&2 Certification OR EMT license to be eligible for hire.

The written exam for this position is scheduled for Monday, March 13th at 6:00 PM. The test will be administered at the Bryant’s Central Fire Station (312 Roya Lane). You must have completed and turned in an application to be eligible to test. This test is mandatory for the opportunity to move forward in the hiring process. If an applicant does not show up for the test or fails the test, their application will be removed from the list and they will not move forward to the physical agility test.

The physical agility exam will be held Saturday, March 18th at 8:00am at the Bryant Fire Department Training Facility (Fire Station 2) located at 1601 South Reynolds, Bryant, AR 72022.  Applicants should arrive for the physical agility test in athletic wear and tennis/sports shoes.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Participates in fire suppression, emergency medical, and rescue activities and provides support maintenance by performing the following duties.  Other duties may be assigned.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Responds to emergency medical and rescue alarms; provides emergency medical treatment; participates in search and rescue and extrication procedures; operates equipment; reloads equipment on apparatus.

2. Responds to fire alarms; couples, rolls, folds, reels, and unreels hose; lays and connects hose lines and connects nozzles, valves, and fittings; operates hydrants; directs water/fog streams; carries, places, climbs, raises, and lowers ladders; makes forcible entries; ventilates; participates in search and rescue and evacuation operations; provides emergency medical treatment; participates in salvage and overhaul tasks; participates in investigation to determine cause and origin of fire; reloads hose and/or equipment on apparatus.

3. Inspects and maintains: inspects, cleans, and maintains in proper working condition all assigned equipment; inspects, cleans, and assists in maintaining apparatus; loads hose and/or equipment on apparatus; test hose and couplings; cleans fire station and grounds; displays and handles flags; makes repairs to tools, equipment, and/or station.

4. Maintains records and prepares reports; reports to Captain and /or Lieutenant any repairs, needed and made, to facilities, apparatus, and equipment; reports any recognized violations of fire codes and ordinances by citizens of the City.

5. Makes company fire surveys: identifies common, special, structural, and panic hazards; inspects building construction for fire control characteristics; inspects refrigeration, ventilation, and heating systems; inspects storage, handling, and transportation of flammable liquids and gases and other hazardous materials; inspects and test hydrants and/or other water sources.

6. Performs miscellaneous administrative duties: provides relief duty for Lieutenant; participates in fire Prevention programs; testifies in court. 

7. The employee uses initiative in selecting appropriate guidelines and carrying out recurring assignments.

8. Regular and punctual attendance.   Works overtime as assigned. 

9. Interacts with team member.

10. Performs any other related duties as required or assigned.


Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty mentioned satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Mental alertness and adaptability to office and field area work routines. Equivalent to four years high school, with particular emphasis during high school in office skills, shop skills, or others, plus 0 to 6 months related experience or training. Or equivalent combination of education and experience.

REQUIRED CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

Valid Arkansas Driver’s License or a valid driver’s license recognized by the State of Arkansas.  Must obtain within two (2) years of hire date, to remain eligible for employment, the following certifications and license:  Arkansas Firefighter I & II or equivalent, Arkansas EMT-B Certification, HAZMAT Operations Certification, National Fire Academy Emergency Vehicle Driving, National Fire Academy Driver Operator Certification, National Fire Academy Rapid Intervention Team (RIT) Certification and National Weather Storm Spotters Class.

SOFTWARE SKILLS REQUIRED

Basic: 10-Key, Accounting, Alphanumeric Data Entry, Contact Management, Database, Other, Presentation/PowerPoint, Programming Languages, Spreadsheet, Word Processing/Typing

PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES

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

While performing the functions of this job, the employee is continuously required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, talk or hear, taste or smell. The employee must regularly lift and/or move more than 100 pounds; continuously lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision; distance vision; color vision; peripheral vision; depth perception; and ability to adjust focus.


Special Requirements

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS

The following work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the functions of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to work near moving mechanical parts, work in high, precarious places, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, outdoor weather conditions, wet or humid conditions, extreme cold, extreme heat, risk of electrical shock, risk of radiation, vibration; frequently exposed to work with explosives. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.


Miscellaneous Information

PUBLIC CONTACT

Regular contacts with patrons, either within the office or in the field. May also involve occasional self-initiated contacts to patrons. Lack of tact and judgment may result in a limited type of problem for the organization.

Office Assistant- Water Billing

Posting: January 23, 2023
Closing: Open Until Filled

Applications may be completed online at www.cityofbryant.com or picked up at the Human Resource Department at 210 S.W. 3rd Street, Bryant, AR 72022. A city application must be completed and submitted to be considered for this position.

Download Full Description Online Application

Salary

27,248-34,684

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF POSITION

Compiles and maintains records of business transactions and office activities of the water and wastewater departments. Other duties may be assigned.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Copies data and compiles records and reports.

2. Post utility payments as needed.

3. Collect walk-in payments for the Water/Wastewater Department as needed.

4. Prepares, issues, and sends out receipts, bills, policies, invoices, statements, and checks.

5. Operates computer terminal to input and retrieve data.

6. Operates general office machines.

7. Opens and routes incoming mail, answers correspondence, and prepares outgoing mail.

8. Greets and assists visitors in water deposits, etc.

9. File correspondence and other departmental records.

10. Ability to work overtime.

11. Ability to interact with team members.

12. Regular and punctual attendance.

13. May be required to perform field work.

14. Perform any other related duties as required or assigned.


Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty mentioned satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

High school or GED, plus specialized schooling and/or on the job education in a specific skill area; e.g. data processing, clerical/administrative, equipment operation, etc, plus 7 to 11 months related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

COMMUNICATION SKILLS

Ability to read a limited number of words and recognize similarities and differences between words and between series of numbers; ability to write and speak simple sentences as a means for basic communication. ability to read and understand simple instructions, short correspondence, notes, letters and memos; ability to write simple correspondence. ability to read and understand documents such as policy manuals, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals; ability to write routine reports and correspondence. ability to effectively communicate information and respond to questions in person-to-person and small group situations with customers, clients, general public and other employees of the organization.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to prepare and interpret bar graphs.


Special Requirements

REQUIRED CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

Valid Arkansas drivers license or valid drivers license recognized by the state of Arkansas.

SOFTWARE SKILLS REQUIRED

Intermediate: 10-Key, Alphanumeric Data Entry, Contact Management, Word Processing/Typing

Basic: Accounting, Database, Other, Spreadsheet

MENTAL DEMAND

Moderate mental demand. Operations requiring almost continuous attention, but work is sufficiently repetitive that a habit cycle is formed; operations requiring intermittent directed thinking to determine or select materials, equipment or operations where variable sequences may be selected by the employee.


Miscellaneous Information

PUBLIC CONTACT

Regular contacts with patrons where the contacts are initiated by the employee. Involves both furnishing and obtaining information and, also, attempting to influence the decisions of those persons contacted. Contacts of considerable importance and of such nature, that failure to exercise proper judgment may result in important tangible or intangible losses to the organization.

EMPLOYEE CONTACT

Contacts occasionally with others beyond immediate associates, but generally of a routine nature. May obtain, present or discuss data, but only as pertains to an immediate and specific assignment. No responsibility for obtaining cooperation or approval of action or decision.

USE OF MACHINES, EQUIPMENT AND/OR COMPUTERS

Regular use of complex machines and equipment (desktop/laptop computer and software, road and production machines and equipment, driver's license/cdl, etc.)

WORKING CONDITIONS

Periodically exposed to such elements as noise, intermittent standing, walking, pushing, carrying, or lifting; but none are present to the extent of being disagreeable.

Police Officer

Posting: January 17, 2022
Closing: Open Until Filled

Applications may be completed online at www.cityofbryant.com or picked up at the Human Resource Department at 210 S.W. 3rd Street, Bryant, AR 72022. A city application must be completed and submitted to be considered for this position.

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Salary

$35,700.00 for non-certified & $36,771.00 for certified

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF POSITION

Works under the general direction of the Patrol Corporal. State and Federal laws and department policy governs this position. Other duties may be assigned.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Patrols assigned area on foot, by bicycle or in patrol car to enforce laws, attempt to prevent and discover crimes, investigate crimes, maintain order, and answer calls and complaints.
  2. Answer radio-dispatched or citizens' request for police services at the scene of accidents, domestic disputes, law violations and peace disturbances.
  3. Familiarizes self with scheduled route and with persons living in area.
  4. Investigates illegal or suspicious activities, persons and establishments, and quells disturbances.
  5. Locates, searches, detains, and arrests law violators following recognized police procedures.
  6. Interviews and questions victims, witnesses, and suspects.
  7. Directs and controls traffic.
  8. Issues written citations for traffic and other minor violations.
  9. Inspects public establishments requiring licenses to ensure compliance with rules and regulations.
  10. Operate police communication and equipment to obtain, disseminate, and report information.
  11. Attends community meetings to discuss crime prevention activities and crime problems.
  12. Writes detailed incident, investigation, activity, and other reports.
  13. Testifies in court to present evidence by describing conditions, situations, and actions.
  14. Attends and participates in department training. Assists and supports other members of the department in accomplishing their assigned objectives.
  15. Works overtime as assigned. Interacts with team members. Works rotating shifts as assigned. Regular and punctual attendance.
  16. Performs any other related duties as required or assigned.


Qualifications

High school, plus specialized schooling and/or on the job education in a specific skill area; e.g. data processing, clerical/administrative, equipment operation, etc, plus 0 to 6 months related experience or training. Or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Special Requirements

A valid Arkansas driver’s license or a valid driver’s license recognized by the State of Arkansas. Certified law enforcement officer. 

Software Skills Required: Intermediate: 10-Key, Alphanumeric Data Entry, Contact Management, Database, Presentation/PowerPoint, Spreadsheet, Word Processing/Typing Basic: Accounting


Miscellaneous Information

Must be a citizen of the United States. Must be able to become and remain certified as a law enforcement officer by the Commission on Law Enforcement Standards and Training as established by Arkansas Code 12-9-204. Knowledge of principles, practices and techniques of law enforcement. Knowledge of the criminal justice system. Knowledge of the principles of self-defense and the use of firearms. Ability to handle weapons and exercise self-defense. Ability to present expert testimony in court and other proceedings. Ability to interpret and apply the provisions of the laws, rules and regulations to specific situations. Ability to patrol assigned areas, conduct investigations and enforce laws.

Public Works Equipment Operator

Posting: December 06, 2022
Closing: Open Until Filled

Applications may be completed online at www.cityofbryant.com or picked up at the Human Resource Department at 210 S.W. 3rd Street, Bryant, AR 72022. A city application must be completed and submitted to be considered for this position.

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Salary

$36,714- $45,892

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF POSITION

Works in a variety of conditions and situations, indoors and outdoors in various types of weather to maintain the utilities system by performing the following duties. Other duties may be assigned.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Assists in connecting water lines to mains.

2. Performs operations of equipment such as track hoe, backhoe equipment, etc.

3. Assists in repairing broken water lines, and replacing worn and damaged parts. 

4. Use of basic and specialized hand tools.

5. May act as temporary relief for other departments as needed.

6. Performs daily logs and reports as assigned.

7. Assists in directing the utility crew(s).

8. Assists in installations, repairs, relocation of lines, valves, hydrants, and any other daily construction and maintenance tasks.

9. Operates heavy equipment.

10. Completes work orders as assigned.

11. Ability to work over time.

12. Ability to interact with team members.

13. Regular and punctual attendance.

14. Perform any other related duties as required or assigned.


Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty mentioned satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Knowledge of a specialized field (however acquired), such as basic accounting, computer, etc. Equivalent of four years in high school, plus night, trade extension, or correspondence school specialized training, equal to two years of college, plus 5 years related experience and/or training, and 12 to 18 months related management experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Special Requirements

REQUIRED CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

Valid Arkansas Commercial Driver's License or a valid commercial driver’s license recognized by the State of Arkansas. Minimum of CDL B required.

 

PREFERRED CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

Grade 3 Water Distribution License and Grade 3 Wastewater collection license. CDL A


Miscellaneous Information

WORKING CONDITIONS

Outside or inside working environment, wherein there are potential hazardous working conditions and life-threatening situations exist (fire, chemicals, electrical sources, heights, dangerous people, etc.) part of the time.

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS

The following work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the functions of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to outdoor weather conditions; occasionally exposed to work near moving mechanical parts, work in high, precarious places, toxic or caustic chemicals, wet or humid conditions, extreme cold, extreme heat, risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES

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

Moderate diversity, moderately physical. Work activities which allow for a moderate amount of diversity in the performance of tasks which requires somewhat diversified physical demands of the employee.

While performing the functions of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms, talk or hear; and frequently required to stand, walk, climb or balance; occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds; frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision; distance vision; color vision; peripheral vision; depth perception; and ability to adjust focus. 

Public Works Meter Technician

Posting: January 06, 2023
Closing: Open Until Filled

Applications may be completed online at www.cityofbryant.com or picked up at the Human Resource Department at 210 S.W. 3rd Street, Bryant, AR 72022. A city application must be completed and submitted to be considered for this position.

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Salary

$35,148.00

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF POSITION

Works in a variety of conditions and situations, indoors and outdoors, in various types of weather to maintain the city water distribution system. Other duties may be assigned.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

1. May be required to work in any activity in all the Public Works Departments.

2. Performs operations of reading meters, installation of meter, setter and change out and/or register swaps.

3. Assists and coordinates installing, maintaining and repairing water lines, and replacing worn and damaged parts.

4. Investigation of customer concerns.

5. Use of basic and specialized hand tools.

6. Performs daily logs and reports as assigned.

7. Regular and punctual attendance.

8. Works overtime as assigned.

9. Ability to interact with team members and public.

10. Assists with data entry.

11. Assists with answering phones.

12. Other duties as assigned.

13. Perform any other related duties as required or assigned.


Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty mentioned satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

High school or GED, plus specialized schooling and/or on the job education in a specific skill area; e.g. data processing, clerical/administrative, equipment operation, etc, plus 4 years related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

REQUIRED CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

Valid Arkansas driver’s license or a valid driver’s license recognized by the state of Arkansas.

PREFERRED CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

Current Arkansas Water Distribution License Grade 2 and Wastewater Operator 2 License, Class A CDL Driver's License


Special Requirements

WORKING CONDITIONS

Outside or inside working environment, wherein there are potential hazardous working conditions and life-threatening situations exist (fire, chemicals, electrical sources, heights, dangerous people, etc.) part of the time.

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS

The following work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the functions of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to work near moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, outdoor weather conditions, wet or humid conditions, vibration; frequently exposed to extreme heat; and occasionally exposed to work in high, precarious places, risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually very loud.

PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES

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

Highly repetitive, moderately physical. Highly repetitive type of work which requires somewhat diversified physical demands of the employee.

While performing the functions of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, talk or hear; and occasionally required to sit, climb or balance, taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds; frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision; distance vision; color vision; peripheral vision; depth perception; and ability to adjust focus.


Miscellaneous Information

PUBLIC CONTACT

Occasional contacts with patrons on routine matters.

EMPLOYEE CONTACT

Contacts occasionally with others beyond immediate associates, but generally of a routine nature. May obtain, present or discuss data, but only as pertains to an immediate and specific assignment. No responsibility for obtaining cooperation or approval of action or decision.

Public Works Utility Worker I- Wastewater

Posting: September 20, 2022
Closing: Open Until Filled

Applications may be completed online at www.cityofbryant.com or picked up at the Human Resource Department at 210 S.W. 3rd Street, Bryant, AR 72022. A city application must be completed and submitted to be considered for this position.

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Salary

$29,227-$36,534

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF POSITION

Works in a variety of conditions and situations, indoors and outdoors, in various types of weather to maintain the city water/wastewater system. Other duties may be assigned. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

1. May be required to work in any activity in all the Public Works Departments. 

2. Performs operations of equipment such as jackhammers, chop saws, small tractors, etc. 

3. Assists in repairing broken water lines, and replacing worn and damaged parts. 

4. Assists in repairing breaks in sewer lines, and replacing worn and damaged parts. 

5. Uses basic and specialized hand tools. 

6. Regular and punctual attendance. 

7. Works overtime as assigned. 

8. Ability to interact with team members. 

9. Perform any other related duties as required or assigned. 


Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty mentioned satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. 


Special Requirements

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

High school or GED, plus specialized schooling and/or on the job education in a specific skill area; e.g. data processing, clerical/administrative, equipment operation, etc, plus 12 to 18 months related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

REQUIRED CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

Valid Arkansas driver’s license or a valid driver’s license recognized by the state of Arkansas.

 PREFERRED CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

Current Arkansas Water Distribution License Grade 1, Class A CDL Driver's License, and Class 1 Wastewater License.


Miscellaneous Information

PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES

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

Highly repetitive, moderately physical. Highly repetitive type of work which requires somewhat diversified physical demands of the employee.

While performing the functions of this job, the employee is continuously required to walk; regularly required to stand, sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms; and frequently required to talk or hear; occasionally required to climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds; frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds; regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision; distance vision; color vision; peripheral vision; depth perception; and ability to adjust focus.

Public Works Utility Worker I- Water

Posting: November 08, 2022
Closing: Open Until Filled

Applications may be completed online at www.cityofbryant.com or picked up at the Human Resource Department at 210 S.W. 3rd Street, Bryant, AR 72022. A city application must be completed and submitted to be considered for this position.

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Salary

$29,227-36,534

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF POSITION

Works in a variety of conditions and situations, indoors and outdoors, in various types of weather to maintain the city water/wastewater system. Other duties may be assigned.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

1. May be required to work in any activity in all the Public Works Departments.

2. Performs operations of equipment such as jackhammers, chop saws, small tractors, etc.

3. Assists in repairing broken water lines, and replacing worn and damaged parts.

4. Assists in repairing breaks in sewer lines, and replacing worn and damaged parts.

5. Uses basic and specialized hand tools.

6. Regular and punctual attendance.

7. Works overtime as assigned.

8. Ability to interact with team members.

9. Perform any other related duties as required or assigned.


Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty mentioned satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

High school or GED, plus specialized schooling and/or on the job education in a specific skill area; e.g. data processing, clerical/administrative, equipment operation, etc, plus 12 to 18 months related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

COMMUNICATION SKILLS

Ability to read and understand documents such as policy manuals, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals; Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.

 

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to prepare and interpret bar graphs.

CRITICAL THINKING SKILLS

Ability to utilize common sense understanding in order to carry out written, oral or diagrammed instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving several known variables in situations of a routine nature.

REQUIRED CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

Valid Arkansas driver’s license or a valid driver’s license recognized by the state of Arkansas.


Special Requirements

REQUIRED CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

Valid Arkansas driver’s license or a valid driver’s license recognized by the state of Arkansas.

PREFERRED CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

Current Arkansas Water Distribution License Grade 1, Class A CDL Driver's License, and Class 1 Wastewater License

SOFTWARE SKILLS REQUIRED

Basic: 10-Key, Database, Presentation/PowerPoint, Spreadsheet, Word Processing/Typing


Miscellaneous Information

USE OF MACHINES, EQUIPMENT AND/OR COMPUTERS

Regular use of complex machines and equipment (desktop/laptop computer and software, road and production machines and equipment, driver's license/cdl, etc.)

WORKING CONDITIONS

Outside or inside working environment, wherein there are potential hazardous working conditions and life-threatening situations exist (fire, chemicals, electrical sources, heights, dangerous people, etc.) part of the time.

 ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS

The following work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the functions of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to work near moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, outdoor weather conditions, wet or humid conditions, vibration; frequently exposed to extreme heat; and occasionally exposed to work in high, precarious places, risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually very loud.

PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES

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

Highly repetitive, moderately physical. Highly repetitive type of work which requires somewhat diversified physical demands of the employee.

While performing the functions of this job, the employee is continuously required to walk; regularly required to stand, sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms; and frequently required to talk or hear; occasionally required to climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds; frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds; regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision; distance vision; color vision; peripheral vision; depth perception; and ability to adjust focus.

Signals Technician

Posting: January 30, 2023
Closing: Open Until Filled

Applications may be completed online at www.cityofbryant.com or picked up at the Human Resource Department at 210 S.W. 3rd Street, Bryant, AR 72022. A city application must be completed and submitted to be considered for this position.

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Salary

$36,628-45,786

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF POSITION

Work involves the manufacture, installation, and maintenance of traffic control signs, signals and markings on all City maintained roadways and all signalized intersections. Work is performed under the direction of the Street Superintendent.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Install, replace, maintain, and program traffic signal control devices. 

2. Manufactures, installs, and repairs traffic control signs on City roads.

3. Installs and maintains traffic control markings.

4. Maintains supply of all signal, sign markings and materials needed.

5. Maintains all equipment and materials.

6. Keeps accurate inventory of signals, signs and markings within the City.

7. Performs periodic review of signals, signage and marking conditions, including nighttime reflectivity, in accordance with state and federal standards.

8. Performs preventative maintenance to signal cabinets.

9. Analyze and evaluate roadway conditions and data resulting in recommendations for improvement in traffic signal operations.

10. Maintain and advance the City's goal of becoming a "SmartCity".

11. Must be able to work overtime.

12. Perform any other related duties as required or assigned.


Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty mentioned satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.


Special Requirements

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Knowledge of a specialized field (however acquired), such as basic accounting, computer, etc. Equivalent of four years in high school, plus night, trade extension, or correspondence school specialized training, equal to two years of college, plus 2 years related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

REQUIRED CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

Must possess a valid State of Arkansas Commercial Driver's License Class B license. 1 year of sign and signal work in accordance with the MUTCD. Must obtain IMSA (International Municipal Signal Association) Level 1 license within 1 year of employment.

PREFERRED CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

1 year of bucket truck experience. 1 year of basic electric knowledge and 1 year traffic programming experience. 

SOFTWARE SKILLS REQUIRED

Intermediate: Word Processing/Typing

Basic: Other, Presentation/PowerPoint, Programming Languages


Miscellaneous Information

USE OF MACHINES, EQUIPMENT AND/OR COMPUTERS

Regular use of highly complex machines and equipment; specialized or advanced software programs.

WORKING CONDITIONS

Outside working environment, wherein there are extremely disagreeable working conditions most of the time (e.g. Hot mix paving in constant sun).

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS

The following work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the functions of this job, the employee is continuously exposed to work near moving mechanical parts; regularly exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, outdoor weather conditions, wet or humid conditions, extreme cold; frequently exposed to work in high, precarious places, vibration; and occasionally exposed to extreme heat, risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Stormwater Inspector

Posting: August 30, 2022
Closing: Open Until Filled

Applications may be completed online at www.cityofbryant.com or picked up at the Human Resource Department at 210 S.W. 3rd Street, Bryant, AR 72022. A city application must be completed and submitted to be considered for this position.

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Salary

$28,596 - $35,745

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF POSITION

Duties include performing activities that help the City of Bryant stay in compliance with the six requirements of the MS4 permit issued through the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) as mandated by the Environmental Protection Agency's(EPA) Clean Water Act. This position also helps with the maintenance, repair and construction of the stormwater systems throughout the City of Bryant. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Perform Construction Site Stormwater Runoff Control inspections. This activity involves doing construction site inspections to ensure new construction operates using best management practices or guidelines of ADEQ that protect the Waterways of the State. This can involve using enforcement actions for violations of the Stormwater Ordinance including issuing Violation Notices and Stop Work Orders. It also involves completion of inspection forms detailing findings from inspections. 

2. Perform Post Construction Runoff Control inspections of construction sites, industrial/commercial sites, and stormwater systems. This activity involves inspecting construction sites after project is at or near completion to confirm ground stabilization, clean up, and that stormwater systems are functioning properly. On-going inspections of permanent stormwater systems such as basins are also performed on a continuous, routine basis. 

3. Perform Public Education and Outreach activities such as training contractors/builders; commercial business operators; and the public in general about Best Management Practices (BMPs) and pollution prevention. Duties performed include training construction site people, canvassing neighborhoods or talking to people at public meetings and training sessions. 

4. Perform Illicit Discharge Detection and Elimination/Dry Weather Screening. Activity involves responding to calls and complaints of illicit discharges and in general trying to regulate and prevent acts of illicit discharge through observation and interaction with the public. Dry Weather Screening is annual, routine inspections of stream and creek beds during dry weather to detect signs of illicit discharge. This involves completion of inspection forms detailing findings. 

5. Perform Pollution Prevention and Good Housekeeping for Municipal Operations. Involves routinely inspecting municipal, city owned buildings, facilities, grounds and operations to make sure Best Management Practices are in place and being followed. This involves completion of inspection forms detailing findings and conducting training sessions for City personnel. 

6. Assist with public involvement and participation which involves facilitating interactive meetings with contractors, builders and the general public for the purpose of pollution prevention education. 

7. Perform inspection and maintenance of city owned and/or controlled stormwater systems. These stormwater systems may include detention basins, ditches, creeks, streams, drainage easements, storm drains, streets, street inlets, and other stormwater conveyance systems. Maintenance of these systems involve mowing, raking, silt removal, debris removal and trash removal. Maintenance can also involve construction and repair of these systems. 

8. Operate and maintain, in good working order, equipment and tools used on the job. These include hand tools, power tools, vehicles, mowers, tractors, bush hogs, compaction tools, sod cutters, backhoes, trimmers and chain saws. Duties also involve the inspection, care, repair and maintenance of tools, equipment and supplies. 

9. Respond to Public Complaints and Requests. This could be flooding and drainage issues, illicit discharges, stormwater ordinance violations, debris removal, stormwater systems repair, and silt removal. The response involves gathering information in-field, documenting findings and reporting back to the department manager. 

10. Perform inspections and/or construction work for projects either contracted or performed by the City of Bryant. Projects could involve road construction, drainage improvements, and general clean-up of an area. Activities will involve reading and enforcing construction plan guidelines and BMPs. May also involve other activities that support the project and leads to its successful completion. These duties performed could be for another City department. 

11. Perform in-field mapping and detailing of necessary features related to the City GIS. This process involves locating and hand marking printed maps with features of interest for GIS layer building. Features of interest could be detention basins, waterways, street lights, drains, or any other feature deemed necessary. 

12. Document work orders and inspections performed. Documentation must be maintained in an accurate, thorough and real-time manner. 

13. Perform any other related duties as required or assigned.


Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty mentioned satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

High school or GED, plus specialized schooling and/or on the job education in a specific skill area; e.g. data processing, clerical/administrative, equipment operation, etc, plus 12 to 18 months related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

COMMUNICATION SKILLS

Ability to effectively communicate information and respond to questions in person-to-person and small group situations with customers, clients, general public and other employees of the organization.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to prepare and interpret bar graphs.

CRITICAL THINKING SKILLS

Ability to use common sense understanding in order to carry out detailed written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few known variables in situations of a routine nature.


Special Requirements

REQUIRED CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

C.S.I. MS4 License - Certified Stormwater Inspector Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System.

To be obtained within first year of employment if reasonable by proximity and availability of training site. Valid Arkansas driver’s license or valid driver’s license recognized by the State of Arkansas.

SOFTWARE SKILLS REQUIRED

Basic: Alphanumeric Data Entry, Database, Presentation/PowerPoint, Word Processing/Typing



Miscellaneous Information

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS

The following work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the functions of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to work near moving mechanical parts, outdoor weather conditions; occasionally exposed to work in high, precarious places, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, wet or humid conditions, risk of electrical shock, vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.


PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES

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

Moderate diversity, moderately physical. Work activities which allow for a moderate amount of diversity in the performance of tasks which requires somewhat diversified physical demands of the employee.

While performing the functions of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, talk or hear; and occasionally required to taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds; frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision; distance vision; color vision; peripheral vision; depth perception; and ability to adjust focus. 

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

To meet the requirements of the Clean Water Act of the EPA and the mandates of ADEQ, of which we are held accountable and re-portable annually, the Stormwater Department of the City of Bryant must complete a series of involved and complicated activities that encompass the Six Minimum Requirements to legally operate. It takes the two dedicated personnel positions and department manager working together all year to meet these mandates to keep our State Permit active. These six requirements are reflected in the first six duties listed in this P.A.Q.

Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator

Posting: May 20, 2022
Closing: Open Until Filled

Applications may be completed online at www.cityofbryant.com or picked up at the Human Resource Department at 210 S.W. 3rd Street, Bryant, AR 72022. A city application must be completed and submitted to be considered for this position.

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Salary

$29,949 - $37,436

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF POSITION

Works in a variety of conditions and situations, indoor and outdoor, in various types of weather in repair and maintenance of sewers. Other duties may be assigned.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Performs maintenance on pumps, motors, and other equipment.
  2. Performs chemical, physical, and bacteriological analysis.
  3. Assists in efforts to monitor city's pretreatment program.
  4. Prepares chemical treatment solutions.
  5. Monitors treatment plant to ensure proper operation.
  6. Performs operations of various types of test equipment.
  7. Prepares and performs various analytical tests.
  8. Assist in collection of wastewater for methods in testing and recording for QA & QC.
  9. Maintains daily records as required by standards.
  10. Performs any other various duties as assigned.
  11. Ability to work overtime.
  12. Ability to work rotating shifts.
  13. Regular and punctual attendance.
  14. Perform any other related duties as required or assigned


Qualifications

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

 Mental alertness and adaptability to office and field area work routines. Equivalent to four years high school or GED, with particular emphasis during high school in office skills, shop skills, or others, plus 12 to 18 months related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Special Requirements

REQUIRED CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS 

Valid Arkansas driver's license or valid driver’s license recognized by the state of Arkansas. Must have a Class 1 Arkansas Wastewater license or obtain one within one year.


Miscellaneous Information

WORKING CONDITIONS 

Outside or inside working environment, wherein there are potential hazardous working conditions and life-threatening situations exist (fire, chemicals, electrical sources, heights, dangerous people, etc.) part of the time. 

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS 

The following work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the functions of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to outdoor weather conditions, wet or humid conditions, extreme cold, extreme heat; and occasionally exposed to work near moving mechanical parts, work in high, precarious places, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, risk of electrical shock.The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Part Time

Part Time Dispatcher

Posting: January 17, 2022
Closing: Open Until Filled

Applications may be completed online at www.cityofbryant.com or picked up at the Human Resource Department at 210 S.W. 3rd Street, Bryant, AR 72022. A city application must be completed and submitted to be considered for this position.

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Salary

$12.00 per hour plus, commensurate with experience

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF POSITION

Receives and dispatches emergency and routine calls for police, fire, ambulance, and other emergency services by performing the following duties. Other duties may be assigned.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Receives and screens incoming calls for law enforcement, fire, medical, or other emergency services. This would include using a TDD machine.
  2. Questions callers to determine location and seriousness of emergency and response needed. Enters, updates, and retrieves information from police computer systems relating to wanted persons, stolen property, vehicle registration, stolen vehicles, and other information.
  3. Enters information into computer-aided dispatch system. Prepares complete and accurate reports on all calls for service and logs data incompliance with Federal communication requirements and department policy. Prepares, reviews, and maintains reports, statistics, and records. Maintain criminal history dissemination log. Dispatches and maintains log for authorized wrecker service.
  4. Operates two-way radio and/or other communications equipment to dispatch police, fire, medical, and other personnel and equipment and to relay instructions or information to remote units.
  5. Provides pre-arrival instructions to caller. Monitors radio traffic, request for information or assistance from field units, and provides required or requested information to field units dispatched to answer calls.
  6. Coordinates police, fire, ambulance, and other emergency request, relaying instructions to closest and most suitable units available.
  7. Transmits and receives messages between divisions of own agency and other law enforcement agencies.
  8. Monitors silent alarm systems, remote cameras, and other systems used to detect illegal entry and maintain security.
  9. Process warrants. Operates Arkansas Crime Information Center/National Crime Information computer terminal and searches files to obtain information requested by authorized personnel.
  10. Contacts police officers to verify assignment location, monitors dispatched units, and, when necessary, serves as liaison with caller.
  11. Enters, updates, and retrieves information from a variety of computer systems.
  12. Answers or forwards non emergency request for assistance.
  13. Works overtime as assigned. Regular and punctual attendance is an essential function of this position. Works rotating shifts as assigned.
  14. Interacts with team members.
  15. Serves as receptionist by answering department telephone, forwarding calls to appropriate personnel, greeting and assisting the public with inquiries and requests from the police department.
  16. Performs any other related duties as required or assigned.


Qualifications

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE High school, plus specialized schooling and/or on the job education in a specific skill area; e.g. data processing, clerical/administrative, equipment operation, etc, plus 0 to 6 months related experience or training. Or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Special Requirements

REQUIRED CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS Valid Arkansas driver’s license or a valid driver’s license recognized by the State of Arkansas. SOFTWARE SKILLS REQUIRED Intermediate: 10-Key, Alphanumeric Data Entry, Database, Word Processing/Typing Basic: Contact Management, Spreadsheet USE OF MACHINES, EQUIPMENT AND/OR COMPUTERS Occasional use of highly complex machines and equipment; specialized or advanced software programs.


Miscellaneous Information

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Must be a citizen of the Untied States. Must be free from any felony or serious misdemeanor record. Experience in radio communications or related area. Knowledge of Federal Communication Commission rules and regulations governing radio operations. ACIC level 1 & 2 Certified.

Part Time Lifeguard

Posting: January 17, 2022
Closing: Open Until Filled

Applications may be completed online at www.cityofbryant.com or picked up at the Human Resource Department at 210 S.W. 3rd Street, Bryant, AR 72022. A city application must be completed and submitted to be considered for this position.

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Salary

hourly rate $11.00 plus, commensurate with experience

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF POSITION

Monitors activities in swimming areas to prevent accidents and provide assistance to swimmers by performing the following duties.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Cautions swimmers regarding unsafe areas.
  2. Rescues swimmers in danger of drowning and administers first aid.
  3. Maintains order at the aquatics facility by enforcing the aquatic center rules and regulations.
  4. Reports all disciplinary problems to the Aquatics Coordinator.
  5. Inspects facilities for cleanliness.
  6. Participates in providing swim lessons, incorporating diverse and fun activities into each lesson.
  7. May be responsible for cash registers and daily cash handling.
  8. Complete Incident Reports as needed.
  9. Organizes and puts away as needed class equipment and ensures that pool area is neat and orderly.
  10. Reports any problems in staff relationships to the Aquatics Coordinator.
  11. Attends all required staff meetings.
  12. Maintains a current certification in Lifeguard Training, CPR and First Aid.
  13. Informs the Aquatic Coordinator when supplies needed or equipment needs to repair or replaced.
  14. Enforces the aquatic center rules as listed in the staff manual.
  15. Maintains positive public relations at the aquatic facility.
  16. Check all doors at the closing of the center.
  17. Sets a positive example for the rest of the staff to follow.
  18. Works overtime as assigned by supervisor.
  19. Regular and punctual attendance is required.
  20. Interacts with team members.
  21. Perform any other related duties as required or assigned.


Qualifications

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE Minimum requirement; general educational background without high school completion, plus 0 to 6 months related experience and/or training. Or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Special Requirements

REQUIRED CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS 2 year American Red Cross Lifeguard Training Certification and CPR - First Aid Certification.


Miscellaneous Information

WORKING CONDITIONS Somewhat disagreeable working conditions. Continuously exposed to one or two elements such as noise, intermittent standing, walking; and occasional pushing, carrying, or lifting. PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES The following physical activities described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions and expectations. Highly repetitive, highly physical. Highly repetitive type work which requires the concentrated and non-diversified physical demands of the employee. While performing the functions of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, talk or hear; and frequently required to stand, walk; occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision; distance vision; peripheral vision; and depth perception.

Part Time Park Labor

Posting: January 17, 2022
Closing: Open Until Filled

Applications may be completed online at www.cityofbryant.com or picked up at the Human Resource Department at 210 S.W. 3rd Street, Bryant, AR 72022. A city application must be completed and submitted to be considered for this position.

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Salary

hourly rate $11.00 per hour plus, commensurate with experience

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF POSITION

Assists in maintaining grounds, playground equipment, structures and facilities. Other duties may be assigned.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Performs operation of equipment such as lawn mowing equipment, etc.
  2. May act as temporary relief for other departments.
  3. Performs manual construction and maintenance work under little supervision.
  4. Completes daily logs and reports as assigned.
  5. May be required to work weekends.
  6. Pool Duties:
  7. Removes leaves and other debris from surface of water.
  8. Cleans bottom and sides of pool. Inspects and replaces loose or damaged tiles.
  9. Cleans and repairs filter system.
  10. Adjusts and performs minor repairs to heating and pumping equipment.
  11. Dumps chemicals in prescribed amounts to purify water in pool.
  12. Prepares service report of materials used and work performed.
  13. Regular and punctual attendance.
  14. Ability to work overtime.
  15. Ability to interact with team members.
  16. Clean/disinfect restrooms, replenish supplies, empty trash, sweep, and mop all areas.
  17. Move furniture/equipment for various functions as needed.
  18. Maintain custodial supplies; stock and inventory materials and supplies.
  19. Keep building in good working order including changing light bulbs, and minor repairs.
  20. Maintain outside areas in vicinity of buildings and parking lot.
  21. Operate and care for vacuum cleaners, scrubbing machines, and other janitorial supplies.
  22. Perform any other related duties as required or assigned.


Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty mentioned satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Mental alertness and adaptability to office and field area work routines. Equivalent to four years high school or GED, with particular emphasis during high school in office skills, shop skills, or others, plus 0 to 6 months related experience and/or training. Or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Special Requirements

Outside working environment, wherein there are extremely disagreeable working conditions most of the time (e.g. hot mix paving in constant sun).


Miscellaneous Information

The following work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the functions of this job, the employee is continuously exposed to outdoor weather conditions; regularly exposed to work near moving mechanical parts, extreme cold, extreme heat; frequently exposed to wet or humid conditions, risk of electrical shock; and occasionally exposed to work in high, precarious places, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

The following physical activities described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions and expectations. Moderate diversity, moderately physical. Work activities which allow for a moderate amount of diversity in the performance of tasks which requires somewhat diversified physical demands of the employee. While performing the functions of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms, talk or hear, taste or smell; occasionally required to sit, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds; frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include distance vision.

Part Time Parks Staff

Posting: January 17, 2022
Closing: Open Until Filled

Applications may be completed online at www.cityofbryant.com or picked up at the Human Resource Department at 210 S.W. 3rd Street, Bryant, AR 72022. A city application must be completed and submitted to be considered for this position.

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Salary

$11.00 per hour

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF POSITION

Works with The Center Superintendent to implement the vision and goals of the Department. This position is responsible for the effective implementation of the city's diversified public recreation programs by carrying out assigned tasks given by Parks and Recreation Divisions.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Facilitate recreational activities for community members of all ages.
  2. Prepare facilities (fields, rooms, etc.) for planned events.
  3. Ensure facility is maintained and safe procedures are followed. Report violations of procedure/regulations to the Center Superintendent.
  4. Assist with advertising for upcoming events as assigned.
  5. Monitor recreational events.
  6. Order and maintain sporting equipment (balls, bats, exercise equipment, etc.).
  7. Perform clerical duties. Answer inquiries on upcoming events. Preregister participants.
  8. Assist in managing membership and scheduling software.
  9. Coordinate reports for patron injury, accidents and other incidents.
  10. Plan, schedule, and prepare for events.
  11. Serve as receptionist when needed. (answering phone, ensure scanning of cards, take payments, etc.).
  12. Perform any other related duties as required and assigned.
  13. Perform any other related duties as required or assigned.


Qualifications

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE High school or GED, plus specialized schooling and/or on the job education in a specific skill area; e.g. data processing, clerical/administrative, equipment operation, etc, plus 7 to 11 months related experience and/or training. Or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Special Requirements

REQUIRED CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS Valid Arkansas drivers license or a valid drivers license recognized by the state of Arkansas SOFTWARE SKILLS REQUIRED Intermediate: Alphanumeric Data Entry, Word Processing/Typing Basic: 10-Key, Accounting, Contact Management, Database, Spreadsheet


Miscellaneous Information

USE OF MACHINES, EQUIPMENT AND/OR COMPUTERS Regular use of non-complex machines and equipment (adding machines, calculators, copy/fax machines, etc.) WORKING CONDITIONS Somewhat disagreeable working conditions. Continuously exposed to one or two elements such as noise, intermittent standing, walking; and occasional pushing, carrying, or lifting. PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES The following physical activities described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions and expectations. Highly repetitive, moderately physical. Highly repetitive type of work which requires somewhat diversified physical demands of the employee. While performing the functions of this job, the employee is continuously required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; regularly required to reach with hands and arms; frequently required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and occasionally required to sit. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision; distance vision; color vision; peripheral vision; depth perception; and ability to adjust focus.