City of Tolleson
  • 10-Aug-2018 to 24-Aug-2018 (PST)
  • Tolleson, AZ, USA
  • $30,493.13 - $44,215.04
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

The City of Tolleson offers a total compensation package that includes vacation, holiday, personal and sick leave. Other benefit options include medical, dental, vision, standard life, pension, disability, deferred compensation, optional life and flex spending plans. The City pays 100% of employee benefits (medical, dental, vision and life insurance) and for an additional cost to the employee, family benefits are available.


Position Description 

The purpose of this position is to perform entry level social services in a community services department serving adults ages 60 and over, including disabled adults. Work involves planning, implementing and monitoring senior programs and activities. Assists with meal programs and meal delivery, and providing services to homebound clients. Assists senior to resolve their immediate needs and refers clients to other departmental staff for further assistance, if necessary. Work involves considerable contact with members of senior, disabled and underrepresented groups from all walks of life.     

Qualifications

High School Diploma or GED and 2 years or more of related experience in assigned area of responsibility; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above. Must be able to use operate office equipment, for example, (phone, fax, copier, computer), maintain records at Senior Center and perform clerical duties.

Candidate MUST possess a current Level 1 Fingerprint Clearance Card, Food Handler's Card, and valid Arizona Driver License. 

Bilingual Spanish preferred.

Ability to communicate with adults from all walks of life; ability to convey information to clients and to staff regrading schedules, issues regarding the seniors home life and understand when additional assistance, medical or social, needs to be provided; ability to endure extreme temperatures transporting and assisting seniors to and from their homes to the senior center, excursions and medical appointments, as well as help deliver meals to homebound individuals. Excellent people skills and extreme patience is a must.

Special Work Conditions

Individual will be working in extreme hot temperature during summer and cold temperatures during winter. Individual will be driving in various driving conditions, getting in and out of the vehicle, lifting and pushing/pulling clients on and off the transport vehicle using a chair lift, assisting residents to and from their front door including packages they need help with.  

Physical Demands

Positions in this class typically require: balancing, stooping, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions.

Light Work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.  If the use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for Sedentary Work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated for Light Work.

Job Information

Closing Date:  August 24, 2018             Hiring Salary: (A12) $14.66 - $17.96 hourly D.O.E.

Full Salary Range: $30,493.13 - $44,215.04

Additional Application Information

Successful applicant will be required to complete a full background check as part of the hiring process.

It is important that your application shows all relevant work experience and education. Work experience must be noted on the application. Applicants may be rejected if not fully complete. Your resume may not be substituted as an application.

Applicants may request a reasonable accommodation, if needed, by contacting Human Resources at 623-936-7111.

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