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Full Time Police Officer

The Cicero Police Department is currently accepting applications for the position of full-time Police Officer. Applications can be downloaded from the Town of Cicero website www.ciceroin.org or picked up at the Police Department located at 70 South Byron Street; Cicero, IN 46034. Applications will be accepted until February 10, 2020 and can be submitted to cpd@townofcicero.in.gov.  Lateral applicants are encouraged to apply.

Benefits include:

  • Salary after 1st year is $54,900
  • Longevity pay after the 1st year is available
  • PERF 77 Retirement Pension
  • Paid Time Off Package
  • Take home patrol car
  • Health, Dental, Vision and Life insurance

Requirements:

  • At least 21 years of age and less than 36 years old
  • Possess a valid driver’s license
  • High school diploma or GED equivalency
  • Authorized to work in the Unites States
  • No convictions for OWI or under the influence of drugs
  • No felony convictions

The physical agility test will occur on February 22nd, 2020 at Hamilton Heights High School located at 25802 SR 19; Arcadia, IN 46030. Lateral transfer/ILEA certified Officers are exempt from the agility test. Registration will begin at 8:00am and testing starts at 8:30am.

Please contact Major Jeff Rednour at (317) 984-3648 or jrednour@townofcicero.in.gov with any questions.

Cicero Police Department Application 2020

 

Parks Superintendent (Full Time) 

Open File Date: February 05, 2020

Close of File Date: February 18, 2020

The Cicero Parks Department is currently accepting applications for the position of full-time Park Superintendent.  Applications will be accepted until February 18, 2020.  For a full job description, list of duties and benefits please see Town of Cicero website at www.ciceroin.org or Town of Cicero Facebook page. Applications can be downloaded from the Town of Cicero web site or picked up at the Utility Office, 331 E Jackson St., Cicero 46034. Applications can be submitted to:  jrussell@townofcicero.in.gov or dstrong@townofcicero.in.gov 

Contact Jack Russell at 317-900-2144 or Dan Strong at 317-372-0379 with any questions.

 

Summary

  • Manage, direct, supervise, and coordinate various recreation programs, and special events for the community including the maintenance of parks and related facilities.
  • Plan, direct, and supervise the work of full and part-time staff; manage the Department budget; provide staff support to Town Council and other Departments, as needed.
  • Supervision Received and Exercised.
  • Park Superintendent would report directly to the Cicero Town Council and appointed Town Council Liaison for the Parks Department.
  • The Park Superintendent is the direct report to all professional, clerical, and part-time staff within the Parks Department.

Job Duties

Leadership:

  • Prepares and manages annual budget for the department.
  • Approves purchases of supplies and operating inventory of parks.
  • Develops fundraising and alternative funding sources for programs and improvements.
  • Provides leadership and direction in the development of short- and long-range plans; gathers, interprets data reports, and recommendations and coordinates department activities with- other departments and agencies, as needed.
  • The Park Superintendent is responsible for all park rentals associated with the Town of Cicero.
  • The Park Superintendent will participate in the development of a comprehensive plan for the Town of Cicero Parks.
  • Supervises and directs Department personnel, including:  interviewing, hiring, training, making work assignments, evaluating, providing instruction, and terminating, as necessary.
  • Schedules and coordinates special events in Park facilities, including the rental of Department buildings and shelter houses, and assists volunteers, individuals, and groups as needed.
  • Ensures the proper staffing for the Park Department including: Cicero Pool, Red Bridge Marina, Red Bridge Park Grounds, Community Park, and Cicero Sports Complex.
  • Responds to public complaints and inquiries, providing information and resolving problems as requested.
  • Provides for risk management practices; ensures all safety rules, regulations, and procedures are followed; makes sure that employees are trained in safety procedures.
  • Attends various community meetings when needed, such as: Our Town Cicero Main Street Association, Lights Over Morse Lake, Triathlon, Chamber of Commerce, Cicero Friends of the Park, and Cicero Sports Complex.
  • Attends Town Council and Town Staff meetings, which are required by all Town of Cicero department heads.
  • Ability to occasionally work weekends and extended and/or evening hours, occasionally traveling out of town overnight.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Maintenance:

  • Serves on 24-hour call for emergencies.
  • Performs and oversees the following items:
    • Proper maintenance and upkeep of Marina facilities, including the docks and flotation, dock lighting and dock bumpers.
    • Collect all money brought in by the dock rentals, gasoline, and fishing supplies sold.
    • Proper maintenance of community building, including painting and cleaning, both inside and outside.
    • Grounds keeping duties, such as mowing, pruning, and trimming trees, planting flowers and grass, and picking up trash.
    • Proper maintenance and upkeep of Cicero Pool facilities, including daily check of the Ph balances and chlorine levels, controlling the chemicals and ensuring the proper operation of pumps; ensures proper opening and closing of pool at the beginning and end of season.
    • Maintenance of Department equipment, power tools and vehicles, including scheduling preventative maintenance and repairs, ensuring safe and proper operations, and recommending replacement as needed.
    • Park facilities and grounds daily, determining, assign and monitoring maintenance/repair activity, and ensuring safety of patrons and personnel.

Maintenance and custodial functions with other Division Schedules:

  • Ability to physically perform assigned duties including:
    • Close vision, hearing mechanical sounds, driving, standing/walking for long periods; lifting/carrying objects weighing 25 to 50 pounds, climbing stairs and ladders, reaching, bending at waist, and pushing/pulling objects.
  • Ability to monitor, maintain, and properly operate Department  equipment, power tools, and vehicles, such as pickup and dump trucks, tractors, backhoe, power saws, chain saws, and mowers.
  • Ability to read and interpret technical manuals, instruments, gauges, dials, detailed prints, sketches and specifications.
  • Knowledge of and experience with carpentry, welding, plumbing, and electrical work.

Job Requirements

  • Experience in horticulture, park administration, planning, conservation, recreation and/or public administration, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Ability to meet all hiring and retention requirements of this position.
  • Thorough knowledge of and ability to make practical application of principles and practices of park management, Town policies against discrimination and sexual harassment, and various Town   and OSHA safety and health policies and procedures, including First Aid, CPR, and blood-borne pathogens control.
  • Ability to provide public access to or maintain confidentiality of Town Department information/records according to state requirements.
  • Ability to supervise and direct assigned personnel, including interviewing applicants, making hiring recommendations and work assignments, evaluating performance, providing training, and corrective instruction and terminating, when needed.

Special Requirements 

  • Must have valid Indiana License. A Commercial Drivers License may be required within 90 days to operate Town vehicles.

Employment Application for Town of Cicero