Welcome to the City of East Chicago Human Resources Department web page.

Human Resources provide the full range of HR services to approximately 600 City employees in variety of City departments. HR is dedicated to providing services in
  • Recruitment/Selection
  • Benefits
  • Employee Development / Training
  • Employee Relations
  • Worker’s Compensation
We strive to deliver the highest quality of HR service, and value our partnerships with City employees, foremen, supervisors, managers, interim directors and directors.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Department of Human Resources (DHR) is to assist the City of East Chicago in meeting the needs of its citizens, by recruiting, selecting, developing, motivating, and retaining a well trained professional City staff to service the needs of the residents of East Chicago; and to foster a work ethic that displays respect, cooperation, fairness, and a commitment to excellence. The DHR is committed to being a continuous source of assistance, providing quality service and support to all city residents, departments and employees.
City of East Chicago Job Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in the City of East Chicago for your employment needs.

City of East Chicago Is Accepting Applications for Police Officers
The City of East Chicago is currently accepting applications for the position of Police Officer. Applicants must be at least 21 – 35 years of age and meet all other basic eligibility requirements. All selected candidates will be trained. Applications are available at the East Chicago Police Department located at 2301 Columbus Drive, East Chicago, Indiana 46312 starting Thursday, January 17, 2019 between 9AM and 4PM. For more information call the East Chicago Police Department of Human Resources (219) 391-8314.

Become a firefighter
EAST CHICAGO FIRE DEPARTMENT is taking applications

The City of East Chicago Fire Department is located in Lake County, Indiana approximately 25 miles southeast of Chicago, Illinois. East Chicago has a diverse population of approximately 32,000, State-Of-The-Art Medical Facility, Marina, Casino and many other industries.

The East Chicago Fire Department has 76 Firefighters trained in many different areas:
Public Fire Education
Fire Suppression
Hazardous Materials
Emergency Medical Training

REQUIREMENTS:
At Least 19 Years Of Age At Time Of Application
21 To Under 36 Years Of Age At Time Of Hire
No Felony Convictions
High School Diploma Or GED
U.S. Citizen
Valid Drivers License
Must Be Resident of Lake County, IN Or an Adjoining Indiana County At Time Of Hire

BENEFITS INCLUDE:
Pay Increases 1st Four years
Starting Salary – $43,176.38
2nd Year - $44,737.42
3rd Year - $47,858.20
4th Year - $54,977.78
Paid Vacation
Paid Sick Leave
Pension Benefits
Health Insurance
Holiday Pay

APPLY MONDAY THRU FRIDAY
Office Closed on Observed Holidays
CENTRAL FIRE STATION
3901 INDIANAPOLIS BOULEVARD
EAST CHICAGO, IN 46312
PHONE: (219) 391-8472

APPLICATION START DATE:
MARCH 11, 2019
HOURS: 9 A.M. TO 3 P.M.
DEADLINE: MAY 9, 2019
TESTING DATE: JUNE 8, 2019

Lifeguard (Part Time, Seasonal)

JOB POSTING 2019 – #2
Internal / External Posting

JOB OPPORTUNITY

Lifeguard
City of East Chicago
Park & Recreation

OPENING DATE: February 1, 2019
CLOSING DATE TO APPLY: Open Until Filled
EXEMPT/NON-EXEMPT: Non-Exempt
POSITION STATUS: Part Time Seasonal
Department: Parks and Recreation
Reports to: Director / Manager
Pay Range: In accordance to the City of East Chicago’s Salary Ordinance passed by the Common Council

Position Summary:

Maintains constant surveillance of patrons at the pools and beach, and acts immediately and appropriately to secure safety of patrons in the event of emergency knowledge of Lifeguard preferred.

Must possess a valid Indiana driver’s license, and Lifeguard Certification

Internally
Preferably be currently employed with the City of East Chicago at least one (1) year. Submit an Internal Employee Transfer Request form, cover letter, and resume to the Department of Human Resources.
Externally
Mail, fax, or email cover letter, resume and applications to City of East Chicago Employment.

How to Apply
Mail, fax, email, or hand deliver cover letter and resume to the Department of Human Resources.


Ms. Loretta Vaughn
Secretary of Human Resources
City of East Chicago
4525 Indianapolis Blvd.
East Chicago, Indiana 46312
Fax: (219) 397-5755
ecapply@eastchicago.com 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Note: If you email it to ecapply@eastchicago.com. Please type on the subject line your name and Applying for Lifeguard –Parks and Recreation Department.
For example: Michael Phelps – Applying for Parks and Recreation Department

Candidates must pass an interview, background check, and pre-employment drug test. 
The City of East Chicago does not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, genetic information, disability, national origin, ancestry, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color or national origin.

Water Department Accountant (Contracted)

JOB POSTING # 2018 - 36
Internal and External Posting
City of East Chicago

Water Department

Accountant (Contracted)

Opening Date: January 14, 2019
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Exempt / Non-Exempt: Non-Exempt
Position Status: Regular Full Time
Reports to: Water Department Director
Supervises: None
Pay Range: In accordance to the City of East Chicago’s Salary Ordinance passed by the Common Council

POSITION SUMMARY
Under general supervision of the Utilities Director and Manager, performs a variety of complex and difficult accounting, auditing and financial analysis work involving the development and maintenance of accounting systems; reconciles bank accounts, reviews and corrects transactions; performs related work as assigned.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBLITIES
The below statements are intended to describe the general nature and scope of work being performed by the position. This is not a complete listing of all responsibilities, duties and/or skills required. Other duties may be assigned.


    QUALIFICATIONS
    Required Knowledge of:
      Ability to:

          Education and Experience
          Education
            Experience
            One (1) year accounting experience in municipal government, corporate or public accounting work involving the maintenance of accounting systems and preparation of standard accounting reports.
            Licenses or Certifications:
            Possession of a valid driver’s license.

            PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT
            The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential function of this job.

            Environment - Work is performed in a busy office setting working with the general public.

            Physical – Primary functions require sufficient ability and mobility to work in a fast pace office setting; to stand or sit for prolonged period of time; to occasionally stoop, bend kneel, crouch, reach, and twist; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight; to operate office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of a computer keyboard; and to verbally communicate to exchange information. Occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

            Vocal – Vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of spoken words, conveying detailed or important instructions to others accurately, loudly, or quickly.

            Vision – See in normal visual range with or without correction.

            Hearing: Hear in normal audio range with or without correction.


            How to Apply

            Internally

            Preferably employed with the City of East Chicago at least one (1) year.
            Submit an Internal Employee “Transfer Request Form”, cover letter, and resume to the Department of Human Resources.

            Externally

            Submit up-to-date resume and cover letter via :

            Mail: City of East Chicago
            Human Resources
            ATTN: Loretta Vaughn, Secretary
            4525 Indianapolis Blvd.
            East Chicago, Indiana 46312

            Fax: (219) 397-5755
            Please type on the subject your name and job/ department applying for. For example: “Sue Smith, Applying for Accountant (Contract) – Water Department”

            OR

            Email: ecapply@eastchicago.com
            Please type on the subject your name and job / department applying for. For example: “Sue Smith, Applying for Accountant (Contract) – Water Department”

            There is currently one (1) opening for this position.

            The City of East Chicago does not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, genetic information, disability, national origin, ancestry, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

            Calumet Plumbing Jobs for EC Residents

            Calumet City Plumbing (CCP) is currently seeking applications for East Chicago residents to assist with two ongoing projects in East Chicago. This is a community relations position; however, the individual will also work with
            Calumet City Plumbing to aid in scheduling. The hiree(s) will maintain a clean and professional attire during
            working hours. The individual/s must be able to communicate effectively and directly with homeowners of all ages
            & backgrounds.

            Position Descriptions*

            A. City-Wide Water Meter Replacement Project: The individual/s would be responsible for going door to door and either speaking with or leaving a message for homeowners or occupants (business or residential) who have not had their water meters replaced yet. This individual would also be door knocking unresponsive homeowners/businesses and hanging door tags on the residences and places of business.

            B. Lead Service Replacement Project: The individual/s would be assisting in performing pre-inspections of the structures eligible to have their water service line replaced. This person would be scheduling themselves via email, phone or in person to go into customers' homes, take photos of proposed work areas with a digital camera and providing inspections of the work area to CCP. He/she would explain the project and Scope of Work to homeowners and business owners and verify receipt of or obtain necessary access agreements as well as schedule the work.

            The Ideal Candidate will be:

            - Bilingual in English and Spanish

            -Proficient using a digital camera & computer tablet.

            -Able to work outside for long periods at a time.

            -Able to walk continuously for long periods at a time with short breaks.

            - Able to walk stairs and navigate in uncertain environments.

            -Maintain a friendly attitude. The applicant understands they may be considered a representative of CCP and the City of East Chicago. Patience & respect for homeowners of all ages will be required at all times.

            -A hard worker and reliable.

            - Passage of Background Checks as designated by the City of East Chicago and CCP will be required prior to any offers to hire.

            *Training for any of the projects will be provided by Calumet City Plumbing. Prior plumbing knowledge is not required. This position is Part Time, without benefits and temporary ending October 2019.

            Hours: Flexible, Mondays-Fridays from 8 AM-6 PM, Saturdays from 8 AM-2 PM.

            Salary: $14.00/Hour, approximately 20-30 hours/week. Incentives are available for candidates able to schedule proposed work with homeowners at CCP's convenience.
            Please submit resume or letter of interest via e-mail to Geraldine, gg@ccp1967.com or Fax to 708-868-0102

            CROSSING GUARD (Part Time)

            BOARD OF SAFETY / CROSSING GUARD

            Reports to: Division Manager
            Department: Board of Safety
            Classification:
            Division:
            Date:
            Approved by:

            Job Summary:
            School Crossing Guard works under the supervision of the Board of Safety. The work entails supervising the children in crossing street and intersections emphasizing on safety. This position is part time and requires the individual to be at their post before and after school hours on a school day.
            Duties and responsibilities:

            • Reports to designated location promptly.
            • Provides students and pedestrians safe passage across intersections.
            • Controls traffic for the purpose of ensuring student’s and pedestrian’s safety.
            • Prepares reports.
            • Reports potential emergency situations to the supervisor.
            • Reports incidents that may disrupt the well being and safety of the students.
            • Maintain a cooperative attitude with the students and pedestrians.
            • Know basic safety practice.

            Qualifications:
            • Must be 18 years or older
            • Must be an East Chicago Resident
            • No outstanding criminal history
            • Must be able to work outdoors in inclement weather.
            • Must be able to stand for a long period of time.
            • Possess a valid Indiana State Driver’s License
            • Must possess a vehicle.

            Recreation Leader (Part Time)

            JOB POSTING # 2018 – 30

            JOB OPPORTUNITY

            Recreation Leader
            City of East Chicago
            Park & Recreation

            OPENING DATE: October 24, 2018
            CLOSING DATE TO APPLY: UNTIL FILLED
            EXEMPT/NON-EXEMPT: Non-Exempt
            POSITION STATUS: Part Time Regular
            Department: Park & Recreation
            Reports to: Manager
            Pay Range: In accordance to the City of East Chicago’s Salary Ordinance passed by the Common Council

            Under the direction of the Recreation Manage, Recreation Leaders work directly with participants of all ages in a recreation setting; Classes vary form sports, fitness, arts, and afterschool programs. This position will plan and implement activities in classes as well.

            Must possess a valid Indiana driver’s license.

            All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color or national origin.

            Internally
            Preferably be currently employed with the City of East Chicago at least one (1) year. Submit an Internal Employee Transfer Request form, cover letter, and resume to the Department of Human Resources.
            Externally
            Mail, fax, or email cover letter, resume and the City of East Chicago Employment Application to Loretta Vaughn, City of East Chicago, 4525 Indianapolis Blvd. East Chicago, Indiana 46312, Ph (219) 391-8479; ecapply@eastchicago.com.
            If you email your cover letter, resume, and application please type on the subject line your name and Applying for – Recreation Leader. For example: Loretta Vaughn – Applying for Recreation Leader - Park & Recreation Department.

            All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color or national origin.

            Diesel / Gas Mechanic

            Diesel / Gas Mechanic:
            Public Transit


            OPENING DATE: August 21, 2018
            CLOSING DATE TO APPLY: Until Filled
            EXEMPT/NON-EXEMPT: Non-Exempt
            POSITION STATUS: Regular Full Time
            Department: Bus Transit
            Reports to: Director / Supervisors
            Pay Range: In accordance to the City of East Chicago’s Salary Ordinance passed by the Common Council


                        Must possess a valid Class B CDL Indiana driver’s license with NO air brake restriction

                        Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Certification Preferred


                        Internal

                        Preferably be currently employed with the City of East Chicago at least one (1) year. Submit an Internal Employee Transfer Request form, cover letter, and resume to the Department of Human Resources.


                        External

                        Mail, fax, or email cover letter, resume and the City of East Chicago Employment Application to Loretta Vaughn, City of East Chicago, 4525 Indianapolis Blvd. East Chicago, Indiana 46312, Ph: (219) 391-8479; lvaughn@eastchicago.com.
                        If you email your cover letter, resume, and application please type on the subject line your name and Applying for Diesel Gas Mechanic – Public Transit. For example: Loretta Vaughn – Applying for Diesel Gas Mechanic – Public Transit. .

                        All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color or national origin.


                        Administrative Intern (Part Time)

                        Administrative Intern

                        City of East Chicago
                        Public Transit
                        OPENING DATE: August 20, 2018
                        CLOSING DATE: UNTIL FILLED
                        Exempt / Non-Exempt: Non-Exempt
                        Position Status: Regular Part Time
                        Department: Public Transit
                        Reports to: Director/Department Supervisors
                        Pay Range: In accordance to the City of East Chicago’s Salary Ordinance passed by the Common Council

                        POSITION SUMMARY
                        Under close supervision, perform entry level professional duties of moderate difficulty providing the opportunity for professional training. Under close supervision perform assigned duties to acquire knowledge of procedures and standards for all City, State, Federal entities. May perform duties such as gathering and organizing data to provide information for departmental special projects, or reports; basic arithmetic computations, assist in all entry level responsibilities such as filing, data entry, answering phones, contact City departments or outside agencies by phone to request or give information and other related duties as assigned. Assignments serve to offer practical experience and broad exposure to East Chicago Transit‘s organizational structure.
                        ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
                        The below statements are intended to describe the general nature and scope of work being performed by the position. This is not a complete listing of all responsibilities, duties and/or skills required. Other duties may be assigned.


                          KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES
                          To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

                                      EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

                                      High school graduate or equivalent; preferably some college
                                      One (1) year of clerical and/or administrative support experience
                                      REQUIRED LICENSES OR CERTIFICATIONS
                                      Must possess a valid driver’s license.
                                      PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT
                                      The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential function of this job.

                                      Environment - Work is performed in a busy office setting working with the general public.

                                      Physical – Primary functions require sufficient ability and mobility to work in a fast pace office setting; to stand or sit for prolonged period of time; to occasionally stoop, bend kneel, crouch, reach, and twist; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight; to operate office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of a computer keyboard; and to verbally communicate to exchange information. Occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

                                      Vocal – Vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of spoken words, conveying detailed or important instructions to others accurately, loudly, or quickly.

                                      Vision – See in normal visual range with or without correction.

                                      Hearing: Hear in normal audio range with or without correction.

                                      Treatment Plant Operator

                                      City of East Chicago
                                      Water Filtration Plant

                                      Opening Date: 02/08/2019
                                      Closing Date: Until Filled
                                      Exempt/Non-Exempt: Non-Exempt
                                      Position Status: Regular Full- Time
                                      Department: Water Filtration Plant
                                      Reports to: Manager
                                      Pay Range: In accordance to the City of East Chicago’s Collective Bargaining Agreement

                                      1. Process Operation, Monitoring and Trouble Shooting (40%) This dimension includes the following specific duties and responsibilities:

                                      (1) Operates water treatment plant equipment (pumps, engines, generators, and valves) to control flow and process water,
                                      (2) Monitors plant gauges, meters, and control panels to insure proper processing of water,
                                      (3) Observes and interprets operational variations/problems and makes appropriate corrective adjustments as needed,
                                      (4) Reports significant problems requiring additional assistance to Supervisor and calls out appropriate maintenance personnel,
                                      (5) Monitors process sampling conducted by the Sub-Operator.

                                      2. Preventive Maintenance 10%) This dimension includes the following specific duties and responsibilities:

                                      (1) Conducts visual inspections of all plant equipment every 2 hours,
                                      (2) Initiates preventive maintenance as needed, or completes repair order for additional assistance,
                                      (3) Monitors operation of plant filters,
                                      (4) Drains, cleans, and refills filters on a weekly basis.

                                      3. Record Keeping (15%) This dimension includes the following specific duties and responsibilities:

                                      (1) Records results of quality control tests,
                                      (2) Maintains shift log,
                                      (3) Records meter and gauge readings,
                                      (4) Provides copies of all records to Supervisor.

                                      4. Public Service (10%) This dimension includes the following specific duties and responsibilities:

                                      (1) Receives and responds to emergency calls from city residents,
                                      (2) Interacts with members of the public in a polite, courteous, considerate, and helpful manner,
                                      (3) Provides answers to questions from members of the public or directs them to someone who can respond,

                                      5. Supplies Inventory (5%) This dimension includes the following specific duties and responsibilities:

                                      (1) Monitors inventory levels of supplies used in plant operations,
                                      (2) Reports inventory needs to Supervisor.

                                      6. Housekeeping (5%) This dimension includes the following specific duties and responsibilities:

                                      (1) Maintains clean, well organized conditions throughout the plant,
                                      (2) Requests and coordinates assistance for large-scale cleaning tasks

                                      7. Teamwork (10%) This dimension includes the following specific duties and responsibilities:

                                      (1) Works effectively with other members of the plant operations team,
                                      (2) Works effectively with personnel from other departments/divisions within city government

                                      8. Safety (5%) This dimension includes the following specific duties and responsibilities:

                                      (1) Performs all job tasks in a safe manner,
                                      (2) Complies with all department and division safety policies, rules, and regulations,
                                      (3) Identifies and corrects/reports safety hazards when they occur.

                                      9. Other duties as assigned.*
                                      *If “other duties as assigned” are regularly performed or require a significant amount of time, they should be formally identified, defined, and included in the job description.

                                      Successful job performance in the above position requires the following Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Personal Characteristics (KSAPC’s):

                                      Required Knowledge (familiarity with a body of information)

                                      1. Basic Chemistry (chemical symbols, analytical techniques, solution preparation, and calibration techniques).

                                      2. Basic Physics (flow, gravity, hydrolics, liquids, and solids).

                                      3. Basic Math (adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing).

                                      4. Quality Assurance Fundamentals.

                                      5. Chemical Properties of Water.

                                      6. Standard Operating Procedures in Water Treatment Plant.

                                      7. Safety Hazards Involved in Plant Operations.

                                      8. Applicable OSHA, EPA, State, City, and Water Department Safety Policies, Rules and Regulations.

                                      9. Water Department Operations and Processes.

                                      Required Skills (proficiency in performing specific tasks)


                                      2. Operation of Plant Engines.
                                      3. Operation of Plant Generators.
                                      4. Operation of Plant Valves.
                                      5. Basic Operation of a PC.
                                      6. Use of Computerized Plant Process Control Software.
                                      7. Calibration of Plant Instruments.
                                      8. Public/Customer Relations.
                                      Required Abilities (general mental or physical capabilities)

                                      1. Ability to Read and Interpret Information and Prepare Reports

                                      2. Verbal Communication to be understood by others.

                                      3. Written Communication to be understood by others.

                                      4. Understand and Follow Verbal Instructions from Supervisor.

                                      5. Understand and Follow Written Instructions from Supervisor.

                                      6. Problem Solving.

                                      7. Mechanical Aptitude.

                                      8. Work Effectively in a Team Setting.

                                      9. Manual Dexterity to Use Plant Equipment.

                                      10. Eye-Hand Coordination to Use Plant Equipment.

                                      11. Lift and Carry up to 50 Pounds Frequently.

                                      12. Climb Stairs Frequently.

                                      13. Climb Ladders Frequently.

                                      14. Bend Occasionally.

                                      15. Kneel Occasionally.

                                      16. Stand Frequently.

                                      17. Sit Frequently.

                                      18. Walk Frequently.

                                      19. Crawl Occasionally.

                                      Required Personal Characteristics (specific physical or physiological attributes)

                                      1. Correctable Normal-Range Vision.

                                      2. Normal-Range Depth Perception.

                                      3. Correctable Normal-Range Hearing.

                                      4. Tolerates Work in Confined Spaces.

                                      5. Tolerates Hazardous/Stressful/Emergency Working Conditions.

                                      6. Tolerates 24-Hour On-Call Status.

                                      7. Tolerates Working in Harsh Weather.

                                      8. Tolerates Wearing Required Safety Equipment While Working.

                                      REQUIRED LICENSES OR CERTIFICATIONS

                                      • Preferred WT5 or WT6 drinking water operator license.

                                      • Must maintain appropriate Water Treatment certifications as a condition of employment.

                                      • Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license.

                                      Must meet all the following:

                                      A. Education: high school diploma, G.E.D. or equivalent; preferably college
                                      B. Experience: Hands – on operation in the class system applied for, as follows:
                                      o WT5 and WT6 or equivalent

                                      **2 years of experience may be substituted by education at the college level in an area related to drinking water.

                                      PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT
                                      The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential function of this job.

                                      Environment - Work is performed outdoors and indoors. Regularly exposed to outside weather conditions; shift work and overtime outside regular work hours may be required.

                                      Physical – Primary functions require sufficient ability and mobility to work in a water treatment plant; to stand or sit for prolonged period of time; to occasionally stoop, crawl, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, turn and twist; to lift carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight; to operate office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of a computer keyboard; and to verbally communicate with others to exchange information. Occasionally push / pull objects weighing up to 50 pounds; occasionally required to lift / carry objects weighing up to 50 pounds.

                                      Vocal – Vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of spoken words, conveying detailed or important instructions to others accurately, loudly, or quickly.

                                      Vision – See in normal visual range with or without correction.

                                      Hearing: Hear in normal audio range with or without correction.
                                      How to Apply
                                      Mail, fax, email, or hand deliver cover letter and resume to the Department of Human Resources.


                                      Ms. Loretta Vaughn
                                      Secretary of Human Resources
                                      City of East Chicago
                                      4525 Indianapolis Blvd.
                                      East Chicago, Indiana 46312
                                      Fax: (219) 397-5755
                                      ecapply@eastchicago.com

                                      Note: If you email it to ecapply@eastchicago.com. Please type on the subject line your name and Applying for Treatment Plant Operator – Filtration Department.
                                      For example: John Doe – Applying for Treatment Plant Operator

                                      Candidates must pass an interview, background check, and pre-employment drug test.
                                      The City of East Chicago does not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, genetic information, disability, national origin, ancestry, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

                                      All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color or national origin.

                                      Laborer Public Works (Part-Time)

                                      JOB POSTING # 2019 – # 06

                                      Labor
                                      City of East Chicago
                                      Public Works

                                      OPENING DATE: February 25, 2019
                                      CLOSING DATE TO APPLY: Until Filled
                                      EXEMPT/NON-EXEMPT: Non-Exempt
                                      POSITION STATUS: Part Time Regular
                                      Department: Public Works
                                      Reports to: Supervisor
                                      Pay Range: In accordance to the City of East Chicago’s Salary Ordinance passed by the Common Council
                                      Job Description

                                      Under general supervision of the Public Words Director a designated supervisor, to perform a variety of semi-skilled or skilled labor task related to all functions of the Public Works Department.

                                      Must possess a valid Indiana driver’s license.

                                      How to Apply

                                      Internally
                                      Preferably employed with the City of East Chicago at least one (1) year.
                                      Submit an Internal Employee “Transfer Request Form”, cover letter, and resume to the Department of Human Resources.

                                      Externally

                                      Submit up-to-date resume and cover letter via:
                                      Mail: City of East Chicago
                                      Human Resources
                                      ATTN: Loretta Vaughn, Secretary
                                      4525 Indianapolis Blvd.
                                      East Chicago, Indiana 46312

                                      Fax: (219) 397-5755 OR Email: ecapply@eastchicago.com
                                      Please type on the subject your name and job/ department applying for. For example: “Sue Smith, Applying for Labor – “Public Works Department”

                                      The City of East Chicago does not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis of race, color, religion
                                      Gender, age genetic information, disability, national origin, ancestry, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

                                      Bus Driver (Full-Time)

                                      JOB OPPORTUNITY

                                      Bus Driver
                                      Public Transit

                                      OPENING DATE: February 27, 2019
                                      CLOSING DATE TO APPLY: Until Filled
                                      EXEMPT/NON-EXEMPT: Non-Exempt
                                      POSITION STATUS: Regular Full Time
                                      Department: Bus Transit
                                      Reports to: Director / Supervisors
                                      Pay Range: In accordance to the City of East Chicago’s Salary Ordinance passed by the Common Council

                                      • Complies with federal and state vehicle safety requirements.
                                      • Able to working shift work and Saturdays.
                                      • Requires sitting for long periods of time, ability to kneel, stoop and bend, and other physical demands.
                                      • Knowledge and familiarization with geography, roadways and landmarks of East Chicago and the municipalities we service.
                                      • Inspect vehicles to make sure they are safe for traveling on routes.
                                      • Drive vehicle following a designated route to transport passengers from one place to another.
                                      • Make frequent stops in keeping with route schedule.
                                      • Announce each designation that the vehicle is about to reach or has reached.
                                      • Properly secure passengers with mobility devices.
                                      • Assist passengers with mobility devices in embarking and disembarking from the vehicle.
                                      • Provide passengers with information about routes and schedules.
                                      • Maintains contact with dispatch, reports current location, report mechanical failures, reports any delays or accidents along the route and ensure that any adverse situation is handled in a professional manner.
                                      • Handle emergencies on board and intervene in adverse situations with a view to resolution.
                                      • Undertake other duties as assigned.

                                      Must possess a valid Class A or B CDL Indiana driver’s license with Passenger Endorsement, NO air brake restriction and Medical Examination Certification Card


                                      How to Apply

                                      Internally
                                      Preferably employed with the City of East Chicago at least one (1) year.
                                      Submit an Internal Employee “Transfer Request Form”, cover letter, and resume to the Department of Human Resources.

                                      Externally

                                      Submit up-to-date resume and cover letter via:
                                      Mail: City of East Chicago
                                      Human Resources
                                      ATTN: Loretta Vaughn, Secretary
                                      4525 Indianapolis Blvd.
                                      East Chicago, Indiana 46312

                                      Fax: (219) 397-5755 OR Email: ecapply@eastchicago.com
                                      Please type on the subject your name and job/ department applying for. For example: “Tom Smith, Applying for Bus Driver – “Public Transit Department”

                                      The City of East Chicago does not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis of race, color, religion gender, age genetic information, disability, national origin, ancestry, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

                                      Security Guard (Part-Time)

                                      JOB POSTING 2019 - #11
                                      Internal and External Posting

                                      Security Guard
                                      City of East Chicago
                                      Opening Date: 3/25/2019
                                      Closing Date: Until Filled
                                      Exempt /Non- Exempt: Non-Exempt
                                      Position Status: Regular Part Time
                                      Reports to: Director of Human Resources
                                      Supervises: None
                                      Pay Range: In accordance to the City of East Chicago’s Salary Ordinance passed by the Common Council.
                                      ______________________________________________________________________________
                                      Position Summary
                                      Under supervision of the Human Resources Director and supervisor, maintains security and safety of people and property in assigned areas of the City of East Chicago properties such as City Hall, Mayor’s Office, and other city properties by performing security patrols on foot, monitor entrance of property, etc. Enforces the city of East Chicago’s rules and regulations.

                                      Internally
                                      Preferably be currently employed with the City of East Chicago at least one (1) year. Submit an Internal Employee Transfer Request form, cover letter, and resume to the Department of Human Resources.
                                      Externally
                                      Submit your cover letter, resume and the City of East Chicago Employment Application to:
                                      Mail – Loretta Vaughn
                                      Human Resource
                                      City of East Chicago
                                      4525 Indianapolis Blvd.
                                      East Chicago, Indiana 46312
                                      Or

                                      Fax – (219) 397-5755
                                      Or
                                      Email – ecapply@eastchicago.com; Please type on the subject line your name, “Applying for Security Guard – Human Resources Department”. For example – Joe Smith, Applying for Security Guard – Human Resources Department.

                                      All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color or national origin.

                                      Laborer (Part-Time)

                                      JOB POSTING #12
                                      Internal/External Posting

                                      Laborer
                                      Public Transit

                                      Opening Date: March 25, 2019
                                      Closing Date: Until Filled
                                      Exempt/Non-Exempt: Non-Exempt
                                      Position Status: Laborer
                                      Department: Public Transit
                                      Reports to: Director/ Supervisor
                                      Pay Range: In accordance to the City of East Chicago’s Salary Ordinance passed by the Common Council
                                      ________________________________________________________________________
                                      Position Summary

                                      1. Building Maintenance (30%) This dimension includes the following specific duties and responsibilities:

                                      (1) Sweeps, vacuums, mops, and waxes building floors as appropriate,
                                      (2) Cleans and disinfects bathrooms and showers,
                                      (3) Cleans windows,
                                      (4) Empties trash cans,
                                      (5) Refills all dispensers as needed

                                      2. Grounds Maintenance (10%) This dimension includes the following specific duties and responsibilities:

                                      (1) Mows and weedwacks grass,
                                      (2) Trims shrubs and trees,
                                      (3) Mulches around plants,
                                      (4) Picks-up trash on property,
                                      (5) Removes snow with blower and/or shovel
                                      (6) Puts up and takes down holiday decorations.
                                      (7) Clean and maintain bus shelters and their surrounding areas

                                      3. Equipment Cleaning (30%) This dimension includes the following specific duties and responsibilities:

                                      (1) Cleans exterior of all Transit vehicles,
                                      (2) Cleans and maintains cleanliness of the interior of all Transit vehicles
                                      (3) Keep outer office area clean and orderly
                                      (4) Keep garage mechanical area clean and orderly

                                      4. Preventive Maintenance (10%) This dimension includes the following specific duties and responsibilities:

                                      (1) Learn to safely operate all equipment used,
                                      (2) Learn to properly maintain all equipment used,
                                      (3) Checks fluid levels in equipment before use and add more when needed,
                                      (4) Cleans equipment after use,
                                      (5) Assist mechanic when necessary,
                                      (6) Assist in fueling all Transit vehicles,
                                      (7) Notify Supervisor of equipment problems requiring additional assistance.

                                      5. Supplies Processing (5%) This dimension includes the following specific duties and responsibilities:

                                      (1) Unloads supply deliveries from trucks,
                                      (2) Stores supplies appropriately,
                                      (3) Notifies Supervisor of supply shortages.

                                      6. Public Service (5%) This dimension includes the following specific duties and responsibilities:

                                      (1) Interacts with members of the public in a polite, courteous, considerate, and helpful manner,


                                      7. Teamwork (5%) This dimension includes the following specific duties and responsibilities:

                                      (1) Works effectively with other members of the staff,
                                      (2) Works effectively with personnel from other departments/divisions within city government,
                                      (3) Attends and contributes to staff meetings on workplace issues and problem solving,
                                      (4) Supports decisions made at staff meetings,


                                      8. Safety (5%) This dimension includes the following specific duties and responsibilities:

                                      (1) Performs all job tasks in a safe manner,
                                      (2) Complies with all department safety policies, rules, and regulations,
                                      (3) Identifies and reports safety hazards to a Supervisor as soon as they are detected.
                                      (4) Corrects safety hazards as instructed to by Supervisor

                                      9. Other duties as assigned.* If “other duties as assigned” are regularly performed or require a significant amount of time, they should be formally identified, defined, and included in the job description.
                                      Internally
                                      Preferably be currently employed with the City of East Chicago at least one (1) year. Submit an Internal Employee Transfer Request form, cover letter, and resume to the Department of Human Resources.
                                      Externally
                                      Submit your cover letter, resume and the City of East Chicago Employment Application to:
                                      Mail – Loretta Vaughn
                                      Human Resource
                                      City of East Chicago
                                      4525 Indianapolis Blvd.
                                      East Chicago, Indiana 46312
                                      Or

                                      Fax – (219) 397-5755
                                      Or
                                      Email – ecapply@eastchicago.com; Please type on the subject line your name, “Applying for Laborer– Public Transit Department”. For example – Joe Smith, Applying for Laborer – Public Transit Department.

                                      All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color or national origin.



                                      Accountant (Contracted)

                                      JOB POSTING # 2018 - 36
                                      Internal and External Posting

                                      City of East Chicago
                                      Water Department

                                      Accountant (Contracted)

                                      Opening Date: January 14, 2019
                                      Closing Date: Open Until Filled
                                      Exempt / Non-Exempt: Non-Exempt
                                      Position Status: Regular Full Time
                                      Reports to: Water Department Director
                                      Supervises: None
                                      Pay Range: In accordance to the City of East Chicago’s Salary Ordinance passed by the Common Council

                                      POSITION SUMMARY
                                      Under general supervision of the Utilities Director and Manager, performs a variety of complex and difficult accounting, auditing and financial analysis work involving the development and maintenance of accounting systems; reconciles bank accounts, reviews and corrects transactions; performs related work as assigned.

                                      ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBLITIES
                                      The below statements are intended to describe the general nature and scope of work being performed by the position. This is not a complete listing of all responsibilities, duties and/or skills required. Other duties may be assigned.

                                      • Create new utility accounts and charge codes, and set up billing records in computer and in files, etc.
                                      • Perform a variety of professional accounting functions supporting City-wide operations; maintain accuracy of general, revenue, and expenditure ledgers and subsidiary financial systems.
                                      • Reconcile financial ledgers and records, prepare financial statements and reports, general and subsidiary ledgers and supporting schedules research and resolve discrepancies.
                                      • Review and audit all accounts payable, purchase orders, cash receipts, payroll, utility billing, and other accounting records and transactions; ensure money is posted to correct accounts and that all accounts balance. Assist with State related audits.
                                      • Development of the annual budget; assist in the review and validation of the annual departmental budget; create a variety of spreadsheets, documents, and graphs; assist in preparing the final budget document for approval by the various board.
                                      • Preparation of required monthly, quarterly and/or annual state related sales tax and URT (Utility Receipt Tax) filings, as well as any other monthly or quarterly taxes and SRF (State Revolving Fund) related documents.
                                      • Prepares financial statements including budget comparisons for monthly presentation to the various related boards.
                                      • Prepare bank reconciliations.
                                      • Prepare a variety of monthly, periodic, and annual financial and statistical reports and account summaries.
                                      • Assist in preparation of year end closings and accompanying financial reports.
                                      • Utilizes computer software financial and spreadsheet programs on personal computer and mainframe platforms; inputs a variety of financial data; enters budget modifications into the accounting system.
                                      • Respond to public inquiries in a courteous manner; provide information within the area of assignment; resolve issues in an efficient and timely manner.
                                      • Provide responsible staff assistance to management staff; perform special department projects as assigned.
                                      • Ensures an environment of customer – responsive services, providing customer – responsive service and handling customer service issues.
                                      • Demonstrates continuous effort to improve operations, decrease turnaround times, streamline work processes, and work cooperatively and jointly to provide quality customer service.
                                      • Maintains and enforces all aspects of security and confidentiality of records and information.
                                      • Attends and participates in professional group meetings; stays abreast of new trends and innovations in the accounting field.
                                      • Perform related duties as required.

                                      QUALIFICATIONS
                                      Required Knowledge of:
                                      • Operations, services and activities of a general accounting program.
                                      • Principles and practices of accounting and auditing including general ledger, debit, credit, and audit procedures.
                                      • Principles and practices of governmental accounting.
                                      • Computerized accounting and financial systems.
                                      • Principles of municipal budget preparation and control.
                                      • Principles and practices of financial record keeping and reporting.
                                      • Principles of business letter writing and report preparation.
                                      Ability to:
                                      • Perform a professional accounting and financial analysis functions.
                                      • Complete detailed accounting transactions.
                                      • Prepare and maintain accurate financial statements, records and reports.
                                      • Perform mathematical calculations with speed and accuracy.
                                      • Operate a variety of office equipment including a computer, fax and copy machine, etc.
                                      • Maintain efficient and effective financial systems and procedures.
                                      • Examine and verify financial documents and reports.
                                      • Work independently in the absence of supervision.
                                      • Understand and carry out oral and written instructions.
                                      • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
                                      • Work effectively with other members of this and other city departments as a team.
                                      • Multitask and perform all job tasks in a safe manner.
                                      • Operate a vehicle
                                      • Clear a criminal background check, driver’s license check and drug test.

                                      Education and Experience
                                      Education
                                      • High school diploma or equivalent required; and
                                      • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in accounting, business administration, finance, or related field
                                      Experience
                                      One (1) year accounting experience in municipal government, corporate or public accounting work involving the maintenance of accounting systems and preparation of standard accounting reports.
                                      Licenses or Certifications:
                                      Possession of a valid driver’s license.

                                      PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT
                                      The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential function of this job.

                                      Environment - Work is performed in a busy office setting working with the general public.

                                      Physical – Primary functions require sufficient ability and mobility to work in a fast pace office setting; to stand or sit for prolonged period of time; to occasionally stoop, bend kneel, crouch, reach, and twist; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight; to operate office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of a computer keyboard; and to verbally communicate to exchange information. Occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

                                      Vocal – Vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of spoken words, conveying detailed or important instructions to others accurately, loudly, or quickly.

                                      Vision – See in normal visual range with or without correction.

                                      Hearing: Hear in normal audio range with or without correction.


                                      How to Apply

                                      Internally

                                      Preferably employed with the City of East Chicago at least one (1) year.
                                      Submit an Internal Employee “Transfer Request Form”, cover letter, and resume to the Department of Human Resources.

                                      Externally

                                      Submit up-to-date resume and cover letter via :

                                      Mail: City of East Chicago
                                      Human Resources
                                      ATTN: Loretta Vaughn, Secretary
                                      4525 Indianapolis Blvd.
                                      East Chicago, Indiana 46312

                                      Fax: (219) 397-5755
                                      Please type on the subject your name and job/ department applying for. For example: “Sue Smith, Applying for Accountant (Contract) – Water Department”

                                      OR

                                      Email: ecapply@eastchicago.com
                                      Please type on the subject your name and job / department applying for. For example: “Sue Smith, Applying for Accountant (Contract) – Water Department”

                                      There is currently one (1) opening for this position.

                                      The City of East Chicago does not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, genetic information, disability, national origin, ancestry, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

                                      LAB TECHNICIAN


                                      City of East Chicago
                                      Water Filtration

                                      Opening Date: February 11, 2019
                                      Closing Date: Until Filled
                                      Exempt / Non-Exempt: Non-Exempt
                                      Position Status: Full-Time
                                      Department: Water Filtration
                                      Reports to: Manager
                                      Pay Range: In accordance to the City of East Chicago’s Collective Bargaining Agreement
                                      __________________________________________________________________________________________

                                      1. Method Parameters (50%) This dimension includes the following specific duties and responsibilities:

                                      (1) Follows standard procedures for conducting tests of several key method parameters,
                                      (2) Appropriately uses laboratory chemicals in conducting parameter tests,
                                      (3) Effectively uses laboratory instruments and equipment in conducting parameter tests,
                                      (4) Uses standard reference books to investigate and resolve laboratory problems with equipment, chemical solutions, testing procedures, and test results.

                                      2. Quality Assurance/Control (10%) This dimension includes the following specific duties and responsibilities:

                                      (1) Conducts quality assurance/control testing on all plant and industrial water samples for several key parameters,
                                      (2) Reports testing results to Director of Utilities.

                                      3. Calibration Curves (10%) This dimension includes the following specific duties and responsibilities:

                                      (1) Calculates calibration curves for each of several important method parameters,
                                      (2) Prepares monthly summary of calibration curves on all several method parameters.

                                      4. Chemical Solution Preparation (5%) This dimension includes the following specific duties and responsibilities:

                                      (1) Identifies appropriate formula for use in preparing chemical solutions,
                                      (2) Accurately prepares several chemical solutions for use in parameter testing.

                                      5. Lab Training (5%) This dimension includes the following specific duties and responsibilities:

                                      (1) Provides training on all aspects of lab operations and procedures to Lab Technician Trainee,
                                      (2) Demonstrates proper lab procedures to Trainee,
                                      (3) Monitors Trainee’s work and provides corrective feedback as needed,
                                      (4) Responds to work related questions from Trainee.

                                      6. Lab Equipment (5%) This dimension includes the following specific duties and responsibilities:

                                      (1) Maintains/cleans lab equipment to insure proper functioning,
                                      (2) Performs and/or coordinates scheduled calibration of lab equipment,
                                      (3) Performs minor equipment repairs, as needed.

                                      7. Safety (5%) This dimension includes the following specific duties and responsibilities:

                                      (1) Performs all job tasks in a safe manner,
                                      (2) Complies with all department and division safety policies, rules, and regulations,
                                      (3) Identifies and corrects/reports safety hazards when they occur.

                                      8. Housekeeping (5%) This dimension includes the following specific duties and responsibilities:

                                      (1) Maintains clean, well-organized conditions in all work areas,
                                      (2) Requests and coordinates assistance for large-scale cleaning tasks.

                                      9. Teamwork (5%) This dimension includes the following specific duties and responsibilities:

                                      (1) Works effectively with other members of the laboratory team to insure efficient operations,
                                      (2) Attends and contributes to laboratory team meetings on workplace issues and problem solving,
                                      (3) Supports decisions make by the laboratory team,
                                      (4) Goes out of the way to help other team members,
                                      (5) Listens to other team members’ ideas and suggestions.

                                      10. Other duties as assigned.*

                                      *If “other duties as assigned” are regularly performed or required a significant
                                      Amount of time, they should be formally identified, defined, and included on
                                      The job description.


                                      Required Knowledge (familiarity with a body of information)

                                      1. Basic Chemistry (chemical symbols, analytical techniques, solution preparation, standard laboratory practices, and calibration techniques).

                                      2. Basic Biology required.


                                      3. Basic Math (adding, subtracting, multiplying, dividing, percentages, fractions, and algebra).

                                      4. Quality Assurance Fundamentals.

                                      5. Safety Hazards Involved in Laboratory Testing Procedures.

                                      6. Chemical Properties of Drinking Water

                                      7. Standard Methods for the Examination of Drinking Water.

                                      8. Applicable OSHA, EPA, State, City, and Wastewater Division Safety Policies, Rules, and Regulations.

                                      9. Drinking water Division Operations and Processes.
                                      10. Teaching/Training Methods.

                                      Required Skills (proficiency in performing specific tasks)

                                      1. Must have Basic Operation of a PC.

                                      2. Use of Computer Software – Access, Excel, and Microsoft Word.

                                      3. Calibration and Use of East Chicago Water Filtration, Water Division, Laboratory Instruments and Equipment.
                                      4. Drinking water testing on required Parameters.
                                      5. Use of Standard Reference Books to Investigate and Resolve Laboratory Problems.
                                      6. Teaching/Training about Lab Operations and Procedures.
                                      7. Must possess valid Indiana’s Driver’s License

                                      Required Abilities (general mental or physical capabilities)

                                      A. Education: high school diploma, G.E.D. or equivalent; preferably college

                                      1. Verbal Communication to be understood by others.

                                      2. Written Communication to be understood by others.

                                      3. Problem Solving.

                                      4. Work Effectively in a Team Setting.

                                      5. Hand-Eye Coordination to Use Laboratory Equipment and Solutions.
                                      6. Manual Dexterity to Use Laboratory Equipment and Solutions.
                                      7. Lift and carry up to 50 Pounds Occasionally.
                                      8. Sit Frequently.
                                      9. Stand Frequently.
                                      10. Walk Frequently.
                                      11. Work is performed outdoors and indoors. Regularly exposed to outside weather conditions; and overtime outside regular work hours may be required.

                                      Required Personal Characteristics (specific physical or physiological attributes)

                                      1. Correctable Normal-Range Vision.

                                      2. Full Color Vision.

                                      3. Correctable Normal-Range Hearing.

                                      How to Apply
                                      Mail, fax, email, or hand deliver cover letter and resume to the Department of Human Resources.


                                      Ms. Loretta Vaughn
                                      Secretary of Human Resources
                                      City of East Chicago
                                      4525 Indianapolis Blvd.
                                      East Chicago, Indiana 46312
                                      Fax: (219) 397-5755
                                      ecapply@eastchicago.com

                                      Note: If you email it to ecapply@eastchicago.com. Please type on the subject line your name and Applying for Lab Technician – Filtration Department.
                                      For example: John Doe – Applying for Lab Technician – Filtration Department

                                      Candidates must pass an interview, background check, and pre-employment drug test.
                                      The City of East Chicago does not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, genetic information, disability, national origin, ancestry, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

                                      All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color or national origin.

                                      Geographic Information Systems Technician

                                      JOB POSTING # 2019 – #8
                                      Internal / External Posting

                                      Geographic Information Systems Technician
                                      City of East Chicago
                                      Planning Department

                                      OPENING DATE: March 19, 2019
                                      CLOSING DATE TO APPLY: Open Until Filled
                                      EXEMPT/NON-EXEMPT: Non-Exempt
                                      POSITION STATUS: Full Time Regular
                                      Department: Planning Department
                                      Reports to: Director
                                      Pay Range: In accordance to the City of East Chicago’s Salary Ordinance passed by the Common Council
                                      Job Description
                                      Assist planner, engineer & other departments and staff in their GIS needs. Performs moderate to complex duties in support of City and departmental Geographic Information Systems (GIS) analysis, functions, processing, and geospatial data management systems.
                                      STATEMENT OF ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES
                                      • Analyzes business needs of internal departments to define appropriate GIS products or services; designs and creates maps.
                                      • Analyzes GIS application needs of departments by reviewing existing digital data and manually maintained data; identifies GIS digital data needs; performs complex or specialized data conversions, and determines type of work necessary to complete the project application.
                                      • Designs and develops GIS project application procedures and custom programming as required; writes, tests, and executes those programs.
                                      • Performs moderate to complex GIS analysis and geo-processing functions, including input, editing, manipulation, management, and analysis of spatial and tabular data; maintains data quality-assurance and quality-control standards.
                                      • Performs and monitors spatial database processes, versioning, data backup, security, and archiving; monitors and tests data catalog for accuracy and usability; monitors system performance and maintenance.
                                      • Prepares reports, maps, charts, and metadata to describe programming procedures, data requirements, and software functions.
                                      • Assists with web map application configuration, interactive application development, user-acceptance testing, and training.
                                      • Assists with the automation of repetitive geo-processing and map production tasks through the creation of automated workflow models.
                                      • Organizes data acquisition and coordinates enterprise-level GIS services, policies, standards, and procedures with County professionals and outside agencies.
                                      • Operates GIS equipment, including large format printers, storage media, and viewing devices.
                                      • Assists with updating, revising, design, and maintenance of maps, surveys, plats, legal descriptions, codes, decisions, and reports. Supports in the interpretation, digitization, acquisition, and processing of remotely sensed data, aerial photography, and satellite imagery.
                                      • Researches and collects data from county and non-county sources for applications, products, and services.
                                      STATEMENT OF OTHER JOB DUTIES
                                      • May lead project teams and/or coordinate production tasks of other staff on a project specific basis.
                                      • May collect field data using a Global Positioning System (GPS) or other equipment as needed.
                                      • May be required to perform all the duties of subordinate classifications.
                                      • Performs related duties as required.
                                      KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES

                                      Minimum Qualifications
                                      Bachelor’s Degree in GIS, geography, computer science, engineering, planning, natural resources or related field; AND one (1) year of GIS or automated mapping experience; OR any equivalent combination of training and/or experience that provides the required knowledge and abilities. Must pass job related tests. Must possess a valid Indiana driver’s license.

                                      Knowledge of:
                                      • current GIS technologies and industry trends
                                      • analytical, problem-solving, and troubleshooting skills
                                      • visual communication and data mapping theories
                                      • GIS application development, programming, and/or GIS related technologies
                                      • GIS production of complex cartographic and other spatial data displays
                                      • GIS web-mapping applications served to internal and external users
                                      • project management, planning, organization, and customer service skills
                                      • database techniques to process and analyze geo-spatial datasets
                                      • scientific research and data collection techniques
                                      • User Acceptance Testing, metadata, hardware/software configurations, and GIS standards
                                      Ability to:
                                      • communicate effectively by oral, written, and by other graphical means
                                      • read, understand, and apply technical manuals and procedures
                                      • maintain required records and prepare necessary reports
                                      • independently analyze problems and assist others in GIS analysis
                                      • apply critical thinking and problem solving skills to business needs
                                      • learn new programs, platforms, and tools to finish specific analysis and tasks
                                      • complete multiple competing projects and meet deadlines
                                      • effectively function as a team member
                                      • analyze customer needs and business systems
                                      • convey technical information to non-technical users
                                      • train users in GIS products and promote GIS solutions
                                      • work with a variety of individuals from diverse backgrounds
                                      • understand disciplines of the assigned department and its divisions
                                      Internally
                                      Preferably be currently employed with the City of East Chicago at least one (1) year. Submit an Internal Employee Transfer Request form, cover letter, and resume to the Department of Human Resources.
                                      Externally
                                      Submit your cover letter, resume and the City of East Chicago Employment Application to:
                                      Mail – Loretta Vaughn
                                      Human Resource
                                      City of East Chicago
                                      4525 Indianapolis Blvd.
                                      East Chicago, Indiana 46312
                                      or

                                      Fax – (219) 397-5755
                                      or
                                      Email – ecapply@eastchicago.com; Please type on the subject line your name, “Applying for GIS Technician – Planning Department”. For example – Joe Smith, Applying for GIS Technician – Planning Department.

                                      All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color or national origin.


                                      Golf Course Attendant (Part-Time)

                                      JOB POSTING # 2018 – 19
                                      Internal / External Posting

                                      Golf Course Attendant
                                      City of East Chicago
                                      Park & Recreation

                                      OPENING DATE: March 26, 2019
                                      CLOSING DATE TO APPLY: Open Until Filled
                                      EXEMPT/NON-EXEMPT: Non-Exempt
                                      POSITION STATUS: Part Time Temporary
                                      Department: Park & Recreation
                                      Reports to: Director / Manager
                                      Pay Range: In accordance to the City of East Chicago’s Salary Ordinance passed by the Common Council

                                      JOB DESCRIPTION

                                      Knowledge of Golf preferred.

                                      Must possess a valid Indiana driver’s license.

                                      Internally
                                      Preferably be currently employed with the City of East Chicago at least one (1) year. Submit an Internal Employee Transfer Request form, cover letter, and resume to the Department of Human Resources.
                                      Externally
                                      Mail, fax, or email cover letter, resume and the City of East Chicago Employment Application to Loretta Vaughn, City of East Chicago, 4525 Indianapolis Blvd. East Chicago, Indiana 46312, Fax: (219) 397-5755; lvaughn@eastchicago.com.
                                      If you email your cover letter, resume, and application please type on the subject line your name and Applying for Golf Course Attendant. For example: Loretta Vaughn – Applying for Golf Course Attendant.

                                      All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color or national origin.

                                      Human Resources Staff

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                                      Laura Corpus, Director,
                                      lcorpus@eastchicago.com
                                      Robert Johnson
                                      Manager
                                      rjohnson@eastchicago.com
                                       
                                      Nicole Mika
                                      Benefits Administrator
                                      nmika@eastchicago.com

                                      Elida Ochoa
                                      Secretary
                                      eochoa@eastchicago.com
                                       
                                      Loretta Vaughn
                                      Secretary
                                      lvaughn@eastchicago.com
                                      4525 Indianapolis Blvd.
                                      East Chicago, Indiana 46312


                                      t: (219) 391-8479
                                      f: (219) 397-5755

                                      Office Hours

                                      Monday – Friday
                                      8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

                                      Duties:

                                      Handle internal & external hiring, assist departments with city personnel policies and procedures, coordinate all employee drug & alcohol testing, Workman’s Compensation, process all employee garnishments, support payments and payroll deductions, maintain employee personnel files & records, provide & process insurance benefits to employees, job verifications, maintain grievances and work-related incidents.