JOB BID ANNOUNCEMENTS

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BID/JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

Safety Specialist

CHICAGO DEPARTMENT OF AVIATION

NUMBER OF VACANCIES: 6

This position is open to the public and all current city employees covered under the terms of the City’s collective bargaining agreement with the Locals 1001 of the LABORERS INTERNATIONAL UNION OF NORTH AMERICA (BARGAINING UNIT #54). Only employees in City job titles in this bargaining unit are eligible to bid.

BID INSTRUCTIONS: Apply on the bid site: https://chicago.taleo.net/careersection/103/jobsearch.ftl?lang=en AND

(Once the website opens, scroll down and click on the button titled “Bid Opportunities.”)

1. Check the box on your profile titled “Currently employed by the City of Chicago”

2. Enter your employee ID (located on your pay stub labeled ‘payee/employee number’)

3. Select your correct bargaining unit

FAILURE TO FOLLOW THESE INSTRUCTIONS WILL RESULT IN A REJECTED BID APPLICATION 

Under supervision, inspects safety and accident prevention practices in the work place, and performs related duties as required performs related duties as required.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Assists in developing and implementing departmental safety regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Inspects work areas and/or construction sites to ensure working conditions are in compliance with Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards and municipal and state safety regulations and policies.
  • Makes recommendations to correct observed and reported safety violations and to implement safe work practices including the use of protective gear (e.g., helmets, steel tipped shoes, safety glasses, gloves).
  • Checks safety devices (e.g., fire extinguishers, alarms, first aid, emergency equipment) for proper working condition.
  • Ensures that safety precautions (e.g., sufficient lighting, warning signs, barricades) are posted near construction or hazardous sites.
  • Ensures proper procedures are followed and rescue equipment is accessible to crews working in confined spaces and during excavations.
  • Prepares and issues warnings, and/or letters of notification to address violations of safety policies and procedures.
  • Investigates accidents to determine their cause and to develop methods and procedures to prevent future occurrences.
  • Evaluates automotive and personal injury accident reports for evidence of cause and prepares reports on findings.
  • Conducts employee training sessions on safety policies and practices and arranges for product manufacturers to train employees on the proper use of safety equipment and gear.
  • Maintains complete and accurate records of personal injury and property accidents.
  • Drives to field sites to observe practices.
  • Reviews safety policies and practices and assists in updating departmental manuals and policies
  • Attends and/or chairs safety meetings and committees.
  • And, other job-related duties as required. 

CHICAGO DEPARTMENT OF AVIATION

Location: Aviation Public Safety Building, 850 Patton Drive, Chicago

Days: Monday thru Friday (During Training Period)

Hours: 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM (During Training Period)

Reporting Hours: Varies, based on operational needs. May include partial weekends and/or evening shifts.

NOTE: This is a 24/7 on-call operations, will be subject to over-time based on operational needs.

Candidate(s) selected for hire must pass an airport background check and a Security Threat Assessment (STA).

THIS POSITION IS IN THE CAREER SERVICE.

Qualifications

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Two years of experience in accident prevention and safety inspection work; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
  • A valid State of Illinois driver’s license is required.
  • Must obtain and maintain basic airfield driving certification (Yellow Stripe) within six months of hire.

SELECTION REQUIREMENTS:

This position requires applicants to PASS a written test / skills assessment test with multiple components IN ORDER to be interviewed. Interviewed Bidders possessing the qualifications best suited to fulfill the responsibilities of the position will be hired in seniority order and according to the collective bargaining agreement. Interviewed Non-Bidders possessing the qualifications best suited to fulfill the responsibilities of the position will be selected, AND

 Preference will be given to those who possess:

  • Associate’s Degree or higher from an accredited college or university
  • 3 years or more of work experience in a position requiring accident prevention and safety inspection work.
  • Previous work experience using Microsoft Office applications.
  • Previous professional experience training staff in accident prevention and safety inspection.

NOTE: The candidate(s) selected for hire must pass an airport background check and a Security Threat Assessment (STA).

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.

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 Employment Opportunity and Military Friendly Employer.

Please note, all positions with the City of Chicago close promptly at 11:59pm C.D.T.  Applications for this position will be accepted until 11:59p.m. C.D.T. on September 1, 2022. No exceptions will be made.

BU: 54  Salary: 61,008.00   Pay Basis:Yearly

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 BID ANNOUNCEMENT

Field Service Specialist III

Department of Transportation

Number of Positions: 4

These positions are open to all current city employees covered under the terms of the City’s collective bargaining agreement with the County, Municipal Supervisors and Foremen Local 1001 (Bargaining unit 54). Only employees in City job titles in this bargaining unit are eligible to bid.

BID INSTRUCTIONS: Apply on the bid site: https://chicago.taleo.net/careersection/103/jobsearch.ftl?lang=en AND

1. Check the box on your profile titled “Currently employed by the City of Chicago”

2. Enter your employee ID (located on your pay stub labeled ‘payee/employee number’)

3. Select your correct bargaining unit

FAILURE TO FOLLOW THESE INSTRUCTIONS WILL RESULT IN A REJECTED BID APPLICATION

Under general supervision, performs complex traffic surveys and field inspections of construction activity affecting the public way and assists in supervising lower level staff, and performs related duties as required

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Conducts larger, more complex field inspections of construction, demolition, and excavation sites to ensure the placement of proper barricades and signs for the safety of vehicular and pedestrian traffic
  • Assists lower level staff with unusual or complex surveying and inspection problems
  • Assists in developing and implementing training programs for new staff
  • Inspects construction staging areas to ensure compliance with relevant regulations (e.g., checking permits, confirming compliance of safety buffer zones with City ordinances
  • Inspects work sites to ensure the public way is safe and clear of obstructions and issues tickets for violations observed
  • Inspects the public way in response to complaints from residents, aldermanic offices, and other departments regarding traffic impediments resulting from construction activity
  • Interprets applicable City codes and ordinances to contractors and complainants
  • Conducts inspections in regard to pending legal action and testifies in court on violations observed
  • Prepares field sketches and charts to illustrate construction, current traffic conditions, and activities to support survey data
  • Confers with aldermen on the status of traffic sign requests
  • Maintains daily activity reports
  • Develops detour and sign plans for streets under construction, as needed
  • Reviews traffic flow ordinances prepared by City Council committee for accuracy and proper language and makes corrections as necessary
  • Responds to reports and conducts safety inspections of safety hazards in public ways (e.g., streets, parkways, sidewalks)
  • Directs work crews in the placement of street signs
  • Supervises the unit in the absence of the Field Supervisor, as required

Additional duties may be required for this position.

Location:          Varies

Days:                Varies

Hours:              Varies

THIS POSITION IS IN THE CAREER SERVICE

Qualifications

 

Three (3) years of work experience inspecting public way construction and demolition projects, or interpreting blueprints for public way construction and demolition projects, and/or determining street sign placement; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience

A valid State of Illinois driver’s license is required.

Must have the permanent use of an automobile that is properly insured, including a clause specifically insuring the City of Chicago from accident liability

SELECTION REQUIREMENTS

This position requires applicants to successfully pass a skills assessment test and complete an interview. Test results will be sent out by the Department of Human Resources after test results have been compiled and analyzed. Applicants who receive a passing score on the test will be selected to interview. The interviewed candidate(s) receiving a passing score on the test and possessing the qualifications best suited to fulfill the responsibilities of the position, based on the oral interview and written exercise, will be selected for hire

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

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

                       Applications for this position will be accepted until 11:59 pm CDT on 08/31/2022

 Unposting Date:Aug 31, 2022, 11:59:00 PM

BU: 54 Salary: $66,972 – $112,668    Pay Basis : Yearly

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