JOB BIDS

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

 www.cityofchicago.org/CAREERS 


DISTRICT SUPVSR – GRAFFITI REMOVAL SERVICES

Job Number: 305054-1

BID ANNOUNCEMENT

ATTENTION IF YOU RECENTLY APPLIED FOR THIS POSITION YOU MUST REAPPLY USING THIS BID AND JOB NUMBER. 

DEPARTMENT:  STREETS & SANITATION

These positions are open 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).   Only employees in City job titles in this bargaining unit are eligible to bid on this position.

IF YOU ARE A CURRENT CITY EMPLOYEE AND WANT TO EXERCISE YOUR CONTRACTUAL RIGHTS TO BID, 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.  

Number of Positions: 1 

Under general supervision, supervises work crews and coordinates and directs graffiti removal operations within an assigned district, and performs related duties as required

ESSENTIAL DUTIES                                 

  • Assigns and directs various work crews of laborers, hoisting engineers and painters engaged in using mechanical sprayers and related tools to paint over graffiti or chemical power washing and/or operatins soda blasting equipment for the removal of graffiti
  •      Plans and schedules the use of work crews using specialized chemicals and materials for the removal of graffiti from specific surface types
  • Reviews computerized service request and makes daily work assignments to crews, prioritizing and scheduling graffiti removal services to maximize efficiency of operations
  • Authorizes the requisitioning of needed materials, supplies and equipment to ensure trucks are properly equipped for crews to complete job assignments
  • Oversees and directs the training of staff in the proper and safe use of graffiti removal tools and equipment and the proper cleaning and maintenance of equipment and vehicles
  • Drives a vehicle to inspect work completed or in progress, monitor individual crew productivity and ensure that proper work methods and safety procedures are followed
  • Inspects buildings and structures to assess extent of graffiti and whether available resources and equipment can access and/or remove graffiti; confers with property managers and owners to explain city’s graffiti removal methods and to schedule graffiti removal services
  • Prepares various management reports on work operations including program initiatives, number of jobs completed, work crew productivity levels, and materials and supplies used
  • Coordinates work efforts with management to plan new initiatives and to effectively respond to emergency or high priority requests for graffiti removal services in the district
  • Schedules and conducts safety meeting with district staff as required; prepares and signs off on injury and accident reports
  • Monitors subordinates work performance and initiates and enforces disciplinary action as required
  • Uses bolt cutters to cut locks and gain access to areas to remove graffiti as required
  • Maintains vacation schedules, and monitors reports for absenteeism

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

 Location:   Varies

 Hours:  6:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Monday – Friday

THIS POSITION IS IN THE CAREER SERVICE.

 Qualifications

Five years of direct operational experience working in a crew related to municipal service delivery or infrastructure repair/construction;  A valid State of Illinois driver’s license is required

Physical Requirement

Substantial lifting (up to 50 lbs) is required)

Knowledge

*Proficiency using Microsoft Office Word and Excel

NOTE:  You must provide a valid US Driver’s License at the time of processing. 

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.

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.

SELECTION REQUIREMENTS

This position requires applicants to successfully pass a skills assessment test(s) and complete an interview.  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(s) will be selected to interview. The interviewed candidate(s) receiving a passing score on the test(s) and possess the qualifications best suited to fulfill the responsibilities of the position, based on the oral interview, will be selected and hired in seniority order.

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 reasonable 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 Employment & Military Friendly Employer.

Unposting Date: May 22, 2018, 11:59:00 PM

BU: 54  Salary: $81,300.00 |   Pay Basis:Yearly

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