Full Job Description
Job Number: 346561
These positions are open to the general public and all current city employees covered under the City’s Collective Bargaining Agreement with THE STATE AND MUNICIPAL TEAMSTERS, CHAUFFERS, & HELPERS UNION – LOCAL 700 BARGAINING UNIT 08. 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 APPLY ON THE BID ONLY SITE AT: www.cityofchicago.org/CAREERS
(Once the website opens, scroll down and click on the button titled “Bid Opportunities.”)
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 OBTAIN 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.
DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE
Street Operations Division
Number of Positions: 5
Under supervision, drives a van to patrol a designated area and identify vehicles of parking and ticket scofflaws immobilize the boot-eligible vehicles using a universal boot device, and performs related duties as required
Drives a van equipped with an automated License Plate Recognition (LPR) system and video cameras to patrol streets and identify boot-eligible vehicles parked in the public way, on an assigned shift
Responds to signal from LPR equipment scanning license plates and identifying boot-eligible vehicles and complete towing reports
Checks computer screen to verify that scanned license plate and system’s license plate numbers match and enter information into CANVAS database
Exits van and attaches and locks universal boot device on front tire of boot eligible-vehicles
Places informational stickers on booted vehicle explaining steps for payment and removal of boot
Unlocks and removes universal boot devices to release vehicles identified as having met payment requirements
Enters appropriate commands on LPR system to ensure video equipment recoded booting activity
Maintains a log of vehicles booted or released including make and model of vehicle, City sticker, license, vehicle damage, device number, location, time, and date
Uses cellular telephone and two-way radio to maintain communications with dispatchers and security personnel
Conducts safety check of van at beginning of shift to ensure safe and efficient operating conditions
Interacts with the public, responding to inquiries and providing general information to vehicle owners on boot program and payment procedures
Prepares work activity reports
Loads and unloads van and equipment as needed
Performs data entry on computer terminal based on work procedures and processes
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: City Wide
Days Off: Two (2) days off per week
Hours: Twenty-four (24) Hour Operation, Schedule Varies
THIS POSITION IS IN THE CAREER SERVICE
Willingness and ability to perform the job duties
A valid State of Illinois driver’s license is required.
NOTE: You must provide your valid U.S. driver’s license at time of processing
Exposure to outdoor weather conditions
Exposure to hazardous conditions or life-threatening situations
Exposure to hostile and potentially violent situations
Standard office equipment (e.g., telephone, printer, photocopier, fax machine, calculator)
Computers and peripheral equipment (e.g., personal computer, computer terminals, hand-held computers)
License Plate Recognition (LPR) computer equipment
Hand tools (e.g., hammer, screwdriver, wrench, pilers)
Power tools (e.g., impact wrench)
Personal protective equipment (e.g., hard hat, shoes, glasses, gloves, vest, pads)
Safety devices or equipment (e.g., cones, barricades)
Specialized safety equipment (e.g. bullet-proof vests)
Communication equipment (e.g., two-way radio, dispatch equipment, multi-channel system)
Frequent lifting (up to 35 lbs) is required
Ability to access, retrieve, and place boots on vehicles
Ability to operate applicable hand tools, power tools, and equipment
Ability to remain calm under pressure
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.
This position requires bidders and applicants to complete a written test/skills assessment(s). Test results will be sent out by the Department of Human Resources after test results have been analyzed and compiled. Bidders who receive a passing scored on the test will be hired in seniority order according to the collective bargaining agreement. Applicants who receive a passing score on the test will be hired in lottery/random order.
This position requires candidates to complete a Willing and Able questionnaire. Candidates who affirmatively answer the Willing and Able questionnaire will be evaluated for further consideration.
Applicants who successfully pass the written test/skills assessment will need to complete a physical assessment.
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 documents. 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 stationery stating dates of service and character of service. For active military personnel, you must attach a letter from your Commanding Office on official stationery 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 or firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 Opportunity and Military Friendly Employer.
City of Chicago Department of Human Resources
Lori E. Lightfoot, Mayor Christopher Owen, Commissioner
Please note, all positions with the City of Chicago close promptly at 11:59 pm C.D.T. Applications for this position will be accepted until 11:59 pm CDT on August 6, 2021. No exceptions will be made.
Job Posting: Jul 23, 2021, 12:00:00 AM | Closing Date (Period for Applying) - External: Aug 6, 2021, 11:59:00 PM
BU: 08 | Salary: $35.67 Pay Basis:Yearly