This position plays an important role in the execution of the financial activities of the City. The position assists the Comptroller in all aspects of the accounting of city finances, including accounts payable, payroll, bond ordinances, cash management, journal entries, general ledger and preparing financial statements, within City policy and procedures. This position reports directly to the City’s Comptroller.
Prepare various financial reports accurately and according to City policy and procedures. Assist Comptroller in preparing annual budget; review and approve all purchase requisitions ‘review and approve all accounts payable; manage cash accounts and ensure the City is in compliance with federal, state and city law; monitors financial operations of joint sewage treatment plant; reconciliation of all general ledger accounts with supporting documentation; assist in writing procedures for all accounting function with Staff Accountant; assist in year-end audit; oversee payroll functions; file quarterly 941 and yearly W-2’s, 1099’s and 1095’s-5; make payroll tax payment timely and accurately; initiates wire transfers to pay debt and other expenses in a time manner; works with Department Heads to create budget amendments as needed; works with Staff Accountant on fixed asset system.
An employee in this class is responsible for the installation, maintenance and problem resolution for digital video systems in the City including, but not limited to body worn cameras & in-car video and assist in maintaining mobile data terminals in public safety vehicles. The position requires frequent contact with users in identification of needs and resolution of hardware and software problems. Additionally, an employee in this class is responsible for providing help-desk support as needed. The work is performed under the general supervision of the City IT Director. Does related work as required.
· Assigns, tracks, and maintains body-worn camera and in-car video equipment;
· Oversees needed repairs or replacement of equipment through the vendor(s);
· Controls user rights and access;
· Verifies that all video is uploaded appropriately and accurately classified/tagged;
· Initial and ongoing training of users;
· Reviews logs of video access/review by officers;
· Release of video to District Attorney per policies & procedures;
· Review and redaction of video pursuant to City policy as it pertains to FOI requests;
· Ensure retention policy is followed, including destruction of recordings when required per retention time.
· Assists in maintaining mobile data terminals and related peripherals (hardware and software) in public safety vehicles;
· Maintains inventory of digital video equipment including maintenance and repair records;
· Follows-up with employees to ensure problems are resolved and updates them regarding actions taken or planned.
A) Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with an Associate’s Degree in computer science, computer technology, computer repair or a closely related field and one year experience of providing technology support in public safety environment; or
B) High School degree and four years’ experience as indicated above; or
C) An equivalent combination of training and experience as indicated within the limits of A)
This position involves the performance of semi-skilled tasks in pruning, trimming and felling of trees. The incumbent also performs a variety of tasks in relation to the parks maintenance including unskilled or laboring work. The work is performed under the general supervision of the Parks Maintenance Supervisor. Does related work as required.
Trims, thins and tops trees as directed, using boom buckets when necessary around wires, houses and cars; Fells large trees and removes dangerous limbs as directed; Sprays trees, cleans and fills tree cavities and applies tree wound dressings; Plants and transplants trees in pre-determined locations; Maintains all equipment and tools used in tree trimming and pruning activities; Performs a variety of work in parks maintenance by operating equipment and vehicles and in doing a variety of work in support of other parks maintenance activities.
The duties of this class are highly professional in nature, including assisting the Corporation Counsel in rendering legal counsel to the Mayor and to the City Council. The work calls for a great deal of legal expertise as well as independent judgment and discretion and is under the general supervision of the Corporation Counsel. The incumbent may give direct supervision to the Research Aide and clerical staff of the Department if needed. Does related work as required.
Acts as legal interpreter for the City Council in regard to City code, Charter and ordinances; Prepares resolutions, ordinances and local laws for final drafting and approval; Represents City in City Court for housing and other violations; Provides legal counsel for the City of Binghamton in labor relations matters, civil service proceedings, personnel, human rights and EEOC matters; Represents the City of Binghamton as defendant in claims and suits regarding unemployment insurance, collections, water and sewer bills, any damage claims not covered by insurance; Act as a hearing officer in various proceedings.
This routine, but important work, involves shared responsibility during an assigned shift for the actual operation of a wastewater treatment plant. The work is carried out in accordance with procedures established to promote the efficient operation and maintenance of a Wastewater Treatment Plant with a point score of 76 or greater. The class differs from that of Wastewater Plant Operator Grade 2 by virtue of the responsibility of the incumbent for the assistance in shift operations, and by its increased supervisory duties. Work is performed under the general supervision of a higher-level Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator. Supervision is exercised over subordinate employees. Does related work as require.
The City of Binghamton internships offers students an opportunity to work with one of New York's most progressive administrations, to experience local, municipal administration across a wide spectrum of constituent services, and to partner with residents and community leaders in restoring community vitality through focused, comprehensive neighborhood development. Internships may be available in the following departments: Clerk's Office, BEDO, Public Works, Planning, Parks and Recreation and the Mayor's office. To apply: Send resume and cover letter stating interests and expectations to email@example.com.