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Opportunities (select from list below)

Maintenance Worker I
Pay Rate: $12.37 per Hour Department: Public Works and Utilities FLSA Status: Full-Time, Non-Exempt Job Title: Maintenance Worker (Full-Time) ******************************************************************************* Position Summary: Maintenance Workers perform general manual work and are responsible for maintaining city grounds, streets, stormwater drainage systems, water and sewer lines, and other City facilities. This position requires outdoor labor. As a Maintenance Worker for the City of Winter Springs, you’ll assist the Public Works and Utility team in keeping our city beautiful. Main Responsibilities: Landscape Maintenance: This includes general landscaping work, grounds keeping, trash removal, and tree upkeep, removal, and trimming. City streets and sidewalks are also maintained by the Public Works and Utilities Department. Tool Usage: Equipment and tool upkeep and maintenance are the responsibility of the Maintenance Worker. You’ll operate light eq uipment and City vehicles. (Must possess a valid FL Driver’s License.) Manual Labor: Digging, lifting, and mixing concrete is all part of the job! You will need to be able to perform heavy manual labor. Irrigation systems, stormwater drains and pipes, as well as water and sewer pipes and mains are installed, repaired, and cleaned by the City’s Maintenance Workers. You’ll also form, pour, and finish concrete projects (sidewalks, curbs, driveways, etc.) for the City. (These essential job fun ctions are not to be constructed as a complete statement of all duties performed. Employees will be required to perform other job related marginal duties as required.) Minimum Requirements: High School Diploma or possession of an acceptable equivalency diploma – OR- two (2) years of related manual labor experience. Knowledge of grounds maintenance and general maintenance tasks and procedures. The ability to perform heavy manual labor under adverse weather conditions. Skilled in the op eration and maintenance of equipment and tools related to the position. The ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and written. Capable of following written and oral instructions. (A comparable amount of training, education, or experience can be substituted for the minimum qualifications.) Licenses, Certifications or Registrations: MUST possess a valid FL Driver’s License. CDL or Tanker Endorsement preferred. Working Hours and Conditions: Full-time position. May require work outside of normal business hours in emergency and maintenance circumstances. Works out-of-doors in various weather conditions. Potential exposure to: dust, dirt, noise, sewage, pond and creek water, confined spaces, insects, native animals, and possibly chemicals. Essential Physical Skills: Must be able to: walk, drive, stand, stoop, bend, kneel, climb, and lift and carry moderate to heavy (45 pounds and over) items. (Reasonable accommodations will be made for otherwise qualified individuals with a disability.)
Senior City Planner
Pay Rate: $50,000 - $70,000 (based on experience) Department: Community Development FLSA Status: Full-Time, Exempt Senior City Planner ******************************************************************************* Position Summary: A professional position requiring a high degree of self-motivation and independent judgment. The work involves direct interaction with representatives of the development community in the coordination of land use activities as well as long-range, comprehensi ve planning efforts. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Community Development Director. Main Responsibilities: Provides technical assessment of the impacts of land use for both current and long-range planning activities. Obtains data and performs analysis to support the Comprehensive Plan and Associated studies. Assists in the long-range planning function of the Department by providing information and analysis. Reviews preliminary and final plans for development for co mpliance with the Comprehensive Plan and the City’s Code of Ordinances (development regulations). The results of these reviews are presented in written form (staff reports). Researches, compiles, and updates demographic information for internal use as well as distribution to the general public. Assists applicants with the submittal of plan amendment applications as also assists the general public/landowners with the application of the future land use designations assigned to their property. C onducts meetings with applicants, development professionals, and/or citizen groups as warranted. Coordinates development proposals for the Staff Review Committee including coordination of both internal and external personnel resources. Prepares written documentation for City Commission actions. Provides technical review of planning and land use activities in the areas of zoning, site plan design, landscape architecture, architecture, traditional neighborhood development/historic preservation, and neighborhood planning for compliance with the City’s Codes and Comprehensive Plan. Makes presentations before formal boards and committees and may be responsible for coordination of all activities of such boards or committees. Performs special studies on assigned subjects. Such studies may include, but are not limited to, formulation of the task, setting forth a work program, seeking necessary resources, working with citizen and staff advisory groups, preparation of final reports and form al presentation of findings. (These essential and additional job functions are not to be construed as a complete statement of all duties performed. Employees will be required to perform other job related marginal duties as required.) Minimum Requirements: Knowledge of the objectives associated with both long range and current planning activities. Knowledge of pertinent federal, state and local rules, regulations, ordinances, and other regulatory standards applicable to local planning and development efforts. Knowledge of planning theories, subdivision laws, site planning, zoning, comprehensive planning principles, etc. Knowledge of Traditional Neighborhood Development principles and practices. Ability to interpret rules, regulations, and policies for effective decision-making in accordance with established precedent and operating policy. Ability to deal effectively with the public and provide a high level of customer service. Ability to write concisely and to follow techni cal formats. Ability to perform technical research and documentation on a variety of land development topics. Ability to give oral presentations. Ability to organize and administer technical research and review activities. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships and communications with both internal and external customers, industry professionals, co-workers, and the public. Ability to organize work, establish priorities, meet established deadlines, and follow up on assignments with minimal direction. Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree in Urban Planning (required) with seven (7) years of related land use planning experience. Master’s degree in Urban Planning (preferred) with five (5) years of related land use planning experience. Experience with GIS required. Essential Physical Skills: Acceptable eyesight (with or without correction). Acceptable hearing (with or without hearing aid). Ability to communicate both orally and in writing. Ability to access, input and retrieve information from a computer. Licenses, Certifications, or Registrations: A.I.C.P. Certification or ability to meet certification within one (1) year of employment. MUST possess a valid FL driver’s license. Working Hours and Environment: Full-time, exempt position. Works inside an office environment. (The work environment and physical demands described here are representative and not intended to be all-inclusive of those an employee encounters wh ile performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made when requested to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.) Benefits Available to Full-Time Employees: Health Dental Vision Life Insurance 401A HSA contributions from City
Budget Manager
Pay Rate: $58,000 - $68,000 (Depending on Qualifications) Department: Finance FLSA Status: Full-Time, Exempt Job Title: Budget Manager ******************************************************************************* Position Summary: We are looking for an experienced Budget Manager to forecast revenues and expenditures and advise us on future budgeting. This is a strategic role which will require reporting and analyzing information utilizing accounting and finance principles. For t his role, you should hold a graduate degree in finance or accounting followed by relevant work experience. Knowledge of forecasting models and cost accounting processes are key requirements for this position. Ultimately, you will ensure our financial planning is healthy and profitable and aligns with business objectives. The Budget Manager also assists the City Manager with a variety of administrative and research functions. Main Responsibilities: Interpret data on price, yield, stabili ty, future investment-risk trends, economic influences and other factors affecting investment programs. Prepare detailed annual financial budget and monthly financial forecasts, develops budget procedures and techniques, and maintains budgetary accounting records. Determines the propriety and cost-effectiveness of funding requests and expenditures through review of budget and accounting transactions and analysis of productivity, workload and program accomplishments. Assist with preparation of weekly, monthly and quarterly financial analysis schedules of actual vs. budget variances. Ability to analyze current fiscal policies and procedures and develop alternate recommendations and solutions. Develop financial models through benchmarking and process analysis. Reconciliation of various accounts, as assigned, analyzing account information and preparation of monthly schedules reporting the activity and identifying any reconciling items. Evaluate and correct any reconciling items as ne eded. Prepares audit work papers and confirmations. Sets performance measurements standards, conducts performance measurement analysis, prepares reports and makes recommendations for performance improvement. Collects and researches data; Uses intuition and experience to complement data. Reviews, investigates and corrects errors and inconsistencies in financial entries, documents, and reports. Performs special projects and research projects as assigned by the City Manager and provides writte n reports of said projects. This position holds no formal supervisory authority; however, the senior financial analyst does serve as a coach and mentor to junior level staff. (These essential and additional job functions are not to be construed as a complete statement of all duties performed. Employees will be required to perform other job related marginal duties as required.) Minimum Requirements: MUST have expertise in Microsoft Excel (creating spreadsheets and using advanced formulas. ) Understanding of Enterprise Resource Planning systems (ERP). Up-to-date with accounting laws and regulations. Hands-on experience with financial and statistical software. Additional Competencies: Financial Management Problem Solving/Analysis Strategic Thinking Attention to Detail Ethical Conduct Education and Experience: Graduate degree in finance, accounting, or a related field. (Required) Five (5) to seven (7) years of related finance/accounting experience. Essential Physica l Skills: Acceptable eyesight (with or without correction). Acceptable hearing (with or without hearing aid). Ability to communicate both orally and in writing. Ability to lift files, open filing cabinets, and stand as necessary. Ability to access, input and retrieve information from a computer. Working Hours and Environment: Full-time, exempt position. Works inside an office environment. The work environment and physical demands described here are representative and not intended to be all-inclusive of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made when requested to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Wastewater Plant Operator
PAY RATE: $22.00 per hour DEPARTMENT: Utilities FLSA STATUS: Full-Time, Non-Exempt MUST HAVE a Class "C" Operators Certificate (Waste Water) as issued by the State of Florida. JOB TITLE: Wastewater Plant Operator ****************************************************************** POSITION SUMMARY: Technical work in the operation and maintenance of a Wastewater Treatment Plant. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Lead Wastewater Plant Operator. MAIN RESPONSIBILIT IES: 1. Assists in operation of wastewater treatment facilities and maintenance thereof including taking samples, testing and supervising the running of tests. 2. Performs maintenance and repair of equipment, gauges, controllers, pumps. 3. Performs general housekeeping duties and grounds maintenance. 4. Helps to correct malfunctions. 5. Supervises subordinate trainees and other personnel. 6. Assists in the training of personnel. 7. Checks records and reports. Drives a vehicle. (These e ssential job functions are not to be construed as a complete statement of all duties performed. Employees will be required to perform other job related marginal duties as required.) MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of wastewater treatment plant operations, policies, procedures, and methods. Knowledge of math and chemistry. Ability to work rotating shifts. Ability to make and maintain records and reports. Ability to supervise the work of subordinate s. Good mechanical skills. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: High school graduate or possession of an acceptable equivalency diploma. One (1) year as a Plant Operator. (A comparable amount of training, education or experience can be substituted for the minimum qualifications.) LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS OR REGISTRATIONS: Valid Florida Driver's License. MUST HAVE a Class "C" Operators Certificate (Waste Water) as issued by the State of Florida. Class B Waste Water license preferred. ESS ENTIAL PHYSICAL SKILLS: Acceptable eyesight (with or without correction) Acceptable hearing (with or without hearing aid) Ability to communicate both orally and in writing. Moderate (15 to 44 pounds) lifting and carrying Climbing Depth perception Distinguish colors Walking Smelling Driving ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS: Works inside Works outside in various weather conditions with: noise, chemicals, electrical energy or radiant energy, odors Slippery surfaces Uneven surfaces Vibrati ons (Reasonable accommodations will be made for otherwise qualified individuals with a disability.)
Lead Wastewater Plant Operator
Pay Rate: $25.00 - $28.00 per hour (Based on qualifications) Department: Utilities FLSA Status: Full-Time, Non-Exempt Job Title: Lead Waste Water Plant Operator ******************************************************************************* POSITION SUMMARY: This is a technical and supervisory position involving the administra­tion of daily operations of the wastewater treatment plant and laborato­ry. Work is performed under the general direction of the Wastewater Plant Superintenden t. MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES: - Schedules, coordinates and supervises work activities of treatment plant personnel. - Provides technical support and guidance in their work activities. - Ensures safe, effective operation of plant facilities in accordance with F.A.C. 17-602. - Conducts frequent and periodic inspections of the plant to detect malfunctions, initiates corrective actions. - Ensures maintenance of accurate and complete records on plant operation and laboratory data. - Partic ipates in new worker orientation; provides training and instruction to subordinates. - Establishes work and maintenance schedules, ensures that building. grounds and equipment are maintained in proper condition. - Assists in formulating and implementing practice rules, techniques and procedures. - Provides information for preparation of annual budget; exercises purchasing authorization. - Control chemical and mechanical supplies; ensures the safe use of all treatment-related supplies. (Th ese essential job functions are not to be construed as a complete statement of all duties performed. Employees will be required to perform other job related marginal duties as required.) MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: - Knowledge of wastewater treatment plant operations, policies, procedures, and methods. - Knowledge of math and chemistry. - Ability to work rotating shifts. - Ability to make and maintain records and reports. - Ability to supervise the work o f subordinates. - Good mechanical skills. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE : - High school graduate or possession of an acceptable equivalency diploma. - Four (4) years of experience in the operation and maintenance of treatment plants. - One (1) year as a Lead Operator. (A comparable amount of training, education or experience can be substituted for the minimum qualifications.) LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS OR REGISTRATIONS: - Valid Florida Driver's License. - MUST HAVE a Class "B" Operators Ce rtificate (Waste Water) as issued by the State of Florida. ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL SKILLS: - Acceptable eyesight (with or without correction) - Acceptable hearing (with or without hearing aid) - Ability to communicate both orally and in writing. - Moderate (15 to 44 pounds) lifting and carrying - Climbing - Depth perception - Distinguish colors - Walking - Smelling - Driving ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS: - Works inside - Works outside in various weather conditions with: noise, chemicals , electrical energy or radiant energy, odors - Slippery surfaces - Uneven surfaces - Vibrations (Reasonable accommodations will be made for otherwise qualified individuals with a disability.)
Police Officer I- Priv 1st Class
Starting Rate- $40,000 FLSA Status: Full Time Non Exempt Pay Grade: P8 ************************************************************************* LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS OR REGISTRATIONS: - Florida Law Enforcement Certification. - Possession of a valid Florida Driver's License. All employees will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment background and drug screen. GENERAL DESCRIPTION:General duty police work in the protection of life and property through the enforce ment of laws and ordinances. Work is performed under the supervision of a superior officer. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: 1. Effect an arrest, forcibly if necessary, using handcuffs and other restraints; subdue resisting suspects using maneuvers and weapons and resort to the use of hands and feet, and other approved weapons in self-defense. 2. Prepare investigative and other reports, including sketches, using appropriate grammar, symbols and mathematical computations. 3. Exercise independ ent judgment in determining when there is reasonable suspicion to detain, when probable cause exists to search and arrest and when force may be used and to what degree. 4. Operate a law enforcement vehicle during both the day and night; in emergency situations involving speeds in excess of posted limits, in congested traffic and in unsafe road conditions caused by factors such as fog, smoke, and rain. 5. Communicate effectively and coherently over law enforcement radio channels while initi ating and responding to radio communications. 6. Gather information in criminal investigations by interviewing and obtaining the statements of victims, witnesses, suspects and confidential informers. 7. Pursue fleeing suspects and perform rescue operations which may in-volve quickly entering and exiting law enforcement patrol vehicles; lifting, carrying and dragging heavy objects; climbing over and pulling up oneself over obstacles; jumping down from elevated surfaces; climbing through ope nings; jumping over obstacles, ditches and streams; crawling in confined areas; balancing on uneven or narrow surfaces and using body force to gain entrance through barriers. 8. Load, unload, aim and fire from a variety of body positions: hand-guns, shotguns and other agency firearms under conditions of stress that justify the use of deadly force and at levels of proficiency prescribed in certification standards. 9. Conduct visual and audio surveillance for extended periods of time. 10. Demonstrate communication skills in court and other formal settings. 11. Perform searches of people, vehicles, buildings and large outdoor areas which may involve feeling and detecting objects, walking for long periods of time, detaining people and stopping suspicious vehicles and persons. 12. Engage in law enforcement patrol functions that include such things as working rotating shifts, walking on foot patrol and physically checking the doors and windows of buildings to ensure they are s ecure. 13. Effectively communicate with people, including juveniles, by giving information and directions, mediating disputes and advising of rights and processes. 14. Detect and collect evidence and substances that provide the basis of criminal offenses and infractions and that indicate the presence of dangerous conditions. 15. Endure verbal and mental abuse when confronted with the hostile views and opinions of suspects and other people encountered in an antagonis¬tic environment. 16. Perform rescue functions at accidents, emergencies and disasters to include directing traffic for long periods of time, administering emergency medical aid, lifting, dragging and carrying people away from dangerous situations and securing and evacuating people from particular areas. 17. Process and transport prisoners using handcuffs and other appropriate restraints. 18. Put on an operate a gas mask in situations where chemical munitions are being deployed. 19. Extinguish small fire s by using a fire extinguisher and other appropriate means. 20. Read and comprehend legal and non-legal documents, including the preparation and processing of such documents as citations, affidavits and warrants 21. Process arrests suspects to include taking their photographs and obtaining a legible set of inked fingerprint impressions. 22. When designated, trains, cares for, and uses a K-9 dog in patrol and other assignments. 23. Patrols areas of the City by: car, on foot, motorcycl e, or bicycle.. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: - High school graduate or possession of an acceptable equivalency diploma. - Completion of the Minimum Standards courses as set forth by the Florida Police Standards Council. These essential job functions are not to be construed as a complete statement of all duties performed. Employees will be required to perform other job related marginal duties as required.