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Careers with the City of Auburn

The City of Auburn offers an array of opportunities with a good pay and benefits package and the satisfaction of doing work that helps make Auburn a great place to live and work. The City of Auburn is an equal opportunity employer in accordance with state and federal law.

Current Job Openings


Position

Seasonal Employees

DEPARTMENT

Street Department

Description
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Seasonal positions (July-October) to perform general street maintenance tasks, including brush/debris pickup, painting, mowing, etc.

Apply

Interested candidates can submit their application to humanresources(at)ci.auburn.in.us. Applications can be downloaded from the button in the top righthand corner of this page.

Candidates may also complete an application in person at 210 E. Ninth Street, Auburn, IN 46706.

Deadline: September 30, 2018

EOE / Drug Free Workforce / E-VERIFY

The City of Auburn is an enrolled employer in the E-Verify Program verifying the work eligibility status of its new employees and will remain so until that program no longer exists.


 
Position

Journeyman Lineman

DEPARTMENT

Auburn Electric

Description
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The City of Auburn is seeking experienced full-time Journeyman Linemen that can work independently in performing routine and non-routine advanced lineman tasks with regards to distribution line maintenance and construction while effectively leading others in the completion of these tasks.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Takes responsibility for work and apprentices as designated by management
  • Leads crew in safe manner reflecting compliance to department policies. Assists in on-the-job training of apprentices and other crew members in maintenance and construction of power lines.
  • Leads crews on projects as designated and assures that activities are completed safely, accurately and efficiently
  • Regularly works above ground on poles or steel towers using climbers and safety belt or operating man lift equipment, boom truck or other specialized equipment. Uses a variety of underground locating and fault finding equipment.
  • Assists in carrying poles, digging holes, piking and guying poles and other such operations involved in the setting or replacing of poles
  • Inspects lines, poles and equipment for signs of damage or wear and reports deficiencies
  • Strings, splices, transfers and sags wire in energized or de-energized circuits and connects wires and transformers as specified or directed. Shortens or lengthens lines by adding or removing wire, using a variety of types of splices, connectors, sleeves or clamps
  • Installs, removes, transfers, maintains and/or repairs cross arms, pins, insulators, guys, transformer and switch racks and other overhead pole and Underground Residential Distribution (U.R.D.) equipment using a variety of hand tools, equipment and power tools
  • Install street and area lights, working with primary and secondary voltages
  • Performs line switching or sectionalizing as directed. Performs emergency repairs, phases and connects circuits under load; performs load checks and balances feeders as required.
  • Routes or re-routes power lines over, under or around existing lines and structures, regularly working above, on, or near energized lines. Selects and uses a variety of "hot line" tools and makes use of rubber gloves, line hoses, mechanical jumpers, fiber guards, blankets and other protective devices as specified. Works on all voltages as required throughout the system.

Qualifications:

  • Successful work experience in the electrical circuitry and equivalent of a Journeyman Lineman in an electric utility operation, with not less than four years of on-the-job training as a Journeyman or equivalent position
  • Successful work experience in areas of construction with in-depth understanding of electric power
  • Possesses demonstrated expertise as a leader with attributes of a manager and willingness to accept responsibilities
  • Possesses a Class “A” Commercial Driver’s License
  • Ability to perform with accuracy and reliability during the four-year apprentice trainee stage period and demonstrated competence in the field of electric services
  • Ability to become a skilled trades technician
  • Possesses a high school diploma or GED
  • Ability to complete required job order and outage reports as required
  • Ability to meet all essential cognitive, psychological, physical and environmental requirements of this position

Benefits:

  • Health Insurance, Life Insurance, PERF Annuity, PERF Retirement, Vacation Pay, Sick Pay, Overtime Pay & On-Call Pay
Apply

Interested candidates can submit their application to humanresources(at)ci.auburn.in.us. Applications can be downloaded from the button in the top righthand corner of this page.

Candidates may also complete an application in person at 210 E. Ninth Street, Auburn, IN 46706.

EOE / Drug Free Workforce / E-VERIFY

The City of Auburn is an enrolled employer in the E-Verify Program verifying the work eligibility status of its new employees and will remain so until that program no longer exists.


Position

Recreation Coordinator

DEPARTMENT

Parks & Recreation Department

Description
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Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Recreation Administration, Education or other related fields
  • Preferred experience in Parks and Recreation or related field

Responsibilities

  • Programs, organizes, supervises, schedules, markets and assists in several different aspects of the Parks and Recreation Department
  • Assists in planning, training, organizing and implementing year round programs based around the Parks Department Mission
  • Promotes recreation programs; examples, public speaking presentations for news media releases, school groups, creates partnerships with civic organizations, marketing, and social media
  • Performs a variety of clerical tasks, will assess citizen needs, develops long range plans, acts in a professional manner at all times. Strong customer service, verbal and written communication skills are mandatory, as well as the ability to work on multiple projects at one time
  • Incumbent’s work is reviewed by Park Superintendent primarily for attainment of program objectives and effect on department goals and objectives.

Salary

  • $27,000- $41,600, depending on qualifications

Job Status

  • Full-time position with benefits
  • 40 hours per week, some nights and weekends are required

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Apply

Interested candidates can submit their application to humanresources(at)ci.auburn.in.us. Applications can be downloaded from the button in the top righthand corner of this page.

Candidates may also complete an application in person at 210 E. Ninth Street, Auburn, IN 46706.

Deadline: September 16, 2018

EOE / Drug Free Workforce / E-VERIFY

The City of Auburn is an enrolled employer in the E-Verify Program verifying the work eligibility status of its new employees and will remain so until that program no longer exists.


Position

Field Service Technician

DEPARTMENT

AES

Description
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The City of Auburn / Auburn Essential Services is seeking an ambitious and self-motivated individual to join our team as a Field Service Technician, working directly with customers installing and supporting Internet, TV and voice services, as well as assisting our Outside Plant team with fiber projects. The ideal candidate should be detail oriented, have excellent verbal and written communication skills, be motivated to serve others, and enjoy working in a fast paced environment.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Fiber service installation, maintenance and troubleshooting
  • Installation of premise hardware and wiring, including ONTs, battery backups, NEMA enclosures, Ethernet cables, coax cables, routers, set-top boxes, etc.
  • Fiber mainline construction, maintenance and troubleshooting, including the use of motorized mechanical equipment and aerial lifts at heights up to 30 feet
  • Care and maintenance of assigned vehicles, tools and equipment
  • After hours phone support and/or service calls

Skills & Qualifications

  • Excellent customer services skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Windows
  • Basic skills in computers, networking, audio/video equipment helpful but not required
  • Ability to work effectively with tight deadlines and changing priorities
  • Effective written and verbal skills
  • Self-starter who works well independently
  • Flexibility and willingness to work overtime and/or weekends as needed
  • Attention to detail, safety, and quality workmanship
  • Ability to lift weight up to 75 Pounds
  • Willingness to work in all types of weather
  • Capable of walking, sitting/kneeling, crouching, climbing, and working in confined spaces
  • Ability to drive, including a valid driver’s license
  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Experience is a plus, but we will train new talent

Status & Pay

  • Full-time
  • $14-$20 depending on experience, plus benefits
Apply

Interested candidates can submit their application to humanresources(at)ci.auburn.in.us. Applications can be downloaded from the button in the top righthand corner of this page.

Candidates may also complete an application in person at 210 E. Ninth Street, Auburn, IN 46706.

Deadline: Oct. 5, 2018

EOE / Drug Free Workforce / E-VERIFY

The City of Auburn is an enrolled employer in the E-Verify Program verifying the work eligibility status of its new employees and will remain so until that program no longer exists

 

 
 

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