JOB BIDS

Members who are interested in positions should apply using the link below.

 www.cityofchicago.org/CAREERS 


BID/JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

Job Number: 306565

Description SEASONAL FIELD VEHICLE INVESTIGATOR 

DEPARTMENT OF STREETS & SANITATION 

NOTE:  These positions are SEASONAL, working from December 2018 through March 2019 in the Department of Streets and Sanitation’s Overnight Parking Ban Program.  Work hours vary beginning after midnight, five days a week, with varying days off. 

These positions are open to the general public and to all current city employees covered under the terms of the City’s collective bargaining agreement with LABORERS INTERNATIONAL UNION OF NORTH AMERICA LOCAL 1001 (BARGAINING UNIT 54).     

IF YOU ARE A CURRENT CITY EMPLOYEE AND WANT TO EXERCISE YOUR CONTRACTUAL RIGHTS TO BID, YOU MUST APPLY ON THE BID ONLY SITE AT: www.cityofchicago.org/CAREERS    

IN ADDITION, YOU MUST CHECK THE BOX ON THE CAREERS APPLICATION TITLED “ALREADY EMPLOYED BY THIS COMPANY”, CORRECTLY ENTER YOUR EMPLOYEE ID, AND SELECT THE CORRECT BARGAINING UNIT.  YOU MUST USE THE EMPLOYEE NUMBER FOUND ON THE UPPER LEFT-HAND CORNER OF YOUR PAY CHECK STUB LABELED “PAYEE/EMPLOYEE NUMBER.”  

(NO OTHER FORMAT OR SYSTEM CAN BE USED TO GET YOUR EMPLOYEE NUMBER).   

FAILURE TO CHECK THE “ALREADY EMPLOYED BY THIS COMPANY” BOX, ENTER YOUR EMPLOYEE ID, AND SELECT THE CORRECT BARGAINING UNIT WILL RESULT IN A REJECTED BID APPLICATION.   

VACANCIES:  10 

DUTIES

  • Drives a city vehicle, patrolling an assigned route to enforce the city’s regulations restricting parking on city streets, checking for vehicles parked in designated no parking / tow zones during snow.
  • Determines if vehicles are eligible for tow and prepares a vehicle tow case report, ensuring information is printed in a neat and legible manner.
  • Completes reports by entering information including reason for tow, location of vehicle, make and type of vehicle, city sticker number and expiration date, license plate number and expiration date and vehicle inventory description.
  • Signs and dates tow case reports and give to tow truck driver for towing of vehicles.
  • Writes and issues citations/tickets for parking violations as required.
  • Works with tow truck drivers to coordinate towing operations, ensuring tow trucks return to appropriate route locations.
  • Prepares daily activity reports.
  • Investigates 311 service requests relating to abandoned or hazardous vehicles as assigned.
  • Performs related duties as required.

NOTE:  The list of essential duties is not intended to be inclusive: there may be other duties that are essential to particular positions within the class.

NOTE:  Employees may be required to work additional hours or shifts when necessary to clear street vehicles impacting snow or emergency operations. 

LOCATION:  1717 W. 39th Street

 DAYS OFF:  Varies                          

 HOURS:  Midnight – 8:00 a.m.

THIS POSITION IS NOT IN THE CAREER SERVICE.

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Two years of clerical work experience OR two years of work experience in enforcing or inspecting for compliance license requirements, parking regulations, federal and state laws or local ordinances, OR an equivalent combination of experience.  Must have a valid U.S. Driver’s License.

NOTE:  To be considered for this position you must provide information about your educational background and your work experience.  You must include job titles, dates of employment, and specific job duties.  (If you are a current City employee, Acting Up cannot be considered.)  If you fail to provide this information at the time you submit your application, it will be incomplete and you will not be considered for this position.  There are three ways to provide the information: 1) you may attach a resume; 2) you may paste a resume; or 3) you can complete the online resume fields.

NOTE:  A copy of your valid U.S. driver’s license will be required at time of test. 

SELECTION REQUIREMENTS

This position requires applicants to complete multiple components of a test.  Test results will be sent out by the Department of Human Resources after test results have been analyzed and compiled.  Applicants who receive a passing score on the test will be hired in seniority/lottery order.

Education & Employment Verification Please be advised that if you are selected to be hired you must provide, upon request, adequate information regarding your educational and employment history as it relates to the qualifications of the position for which you are applying.  If you received your degree internationally, all international transcripts/diploma must be accompanied by a Foreign Credential Evaluation.  If the City of Chicago cannot verify this information, any offer extended to you will be withdrawn and you will not be hired.

VETERANS PREFERENCE NOTE:  The City of Chicago offers Veterans Preference to both current, active military personnel AND military personnel who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States and have received an honorable or general discharge.  Eligible candidates must have at least six months of active duty documented.  In order to receive the veterans preference, candidates need to indicate whether or not they are a veteran by answering “yes” or “no” to the question on the online application that asks, “Are you currently serving on active duty for at least six months in the Armed Forces of the United States OR have you served in the Armed Forces of the United States on active duty for at least six months and received an honorable or general discharge?”  In addition, you must attach documentation to verify your military service.  For veterans, you must attach a copy of your DD214 (Member Copy-4) to your online application which includes character of service status OR a letter from the United States Veterans Administration on official stationary stating dates of service and character of service.  For active military personnel, you must attach a letter from your Commanding Officer on official stationary verifying your active duty, length of service, and character of service in the Armed Forces of the United States AND a copy of your military ID to your online application.  Failure to answer the question and attach the required documentation will result in you not being considered for the Veterans Preference.

Evaluation:  Your initial evaluation will be based on information provided on the application form and documents submitted with the application.  Applications must be submitted by the individual applicant.  No second party applicants will be accepted.

Residency Requirement:   All employees of the City of Chicago must be actual residents of the City as outlined in 2-152-050 of the City of Chicago Municipal Code. Proof of residency will be required.   .

If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation due to disability or pregnancy in order to participate in the application process, please contact the City of Chicago, Department of Human Resources, at 312-744-4976 (voice) or 312-744-5035 (TTY). Please be prepared to provide information in support of your reasonabl accommodation request.

ALL REFERENCES TO POLITICAL SPONSORSHIP OR RECOMMENDATION MUST BE OMITTED FROM ANY AND ALL APPLICATION MATERIALS SUBMITTED FOR CITY EMPLOYMENT.  

The City of Chicago is an Equal Opportunity & Military Friendly Employer.

Please note, all positions with the City of Chicago close promptly at 11:59pm Central Daylight Time (CDT)  Applications for this position will be accepted until 11:59p.m. CDT on 10/11/18.  No exceptions will be made.

Unposting Date: Oct 11, 2018, 11:59:00 PM

BU: 54

Salary: $56,076.00 | 

Pay Basis:Yearly

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