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Communications Operator I
FLSA Status: FullTime Non Exempt Starting Rate: $14.32 Salary Range: $14.32-$15.75 hourly ****************************************************************** GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Responsible specialized work in dispatching police and fire units to emergencies and assisting the public. Providing information to officers through state-wide computer systems and complaint desk activities. Work is performed under the direction of a superior. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: 1. Receives incoming call s (including 9-1-1), obtains essential data, evaluates the situation, and takes appropriate response. 2. Handles complaints and handles emotionally hostile persons on telephone or at the counter. 3. Maintains updated information. 4. Operates equipment in the emergency command center during disasters or mobilizations. 5. Monitors and communicates on the public safety radio with police and fire depart¬ment personnel. 6. Maintains a wide variety of records and logs. Files documents a nd records, etc. 7. Maintains security of the communications room. 8. Access, inputs and retrieves information from a computer. 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. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: - Knowledge of the operating characteristics of the communications equipment used in the system. - Knowled ge of the functions, procedures, policies and regula¬tions of the communications system and of the police department. - Knowledge of City streets and landmarks. - Ability to elicit information necessary for proper dispatching from citizens in a distressed or confused condition. - Ability to assess people and situations and use judgement in decision making. - Ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with co-workers and the general public. - Ability to understan d and express ideas clearly and concisely, orally and in writing. - Ability to speak clearly, distinctly and politely. - Ability to access, input and retrieves information from a computer. - Sufficient manual dexterity to develop skill in the operation of equipment utilized in the system. - Skill in the efficient operation of the communication and retrieval equipment in the system. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: High school graduate or possession of an acceptable equivalency diploma . Experience in use of a two way communication telephone mini-computer system; or education and experience which provides the above knowledge, skills and abilities. A comparable amount of training, education or experience may, in limited situations, be substituted for the minimum qualifications. LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS OR REGISTRATIONS: - FCIC/NCIC certified - Florida State Certified 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 retrieves information from a computer - Ability to type accurately - Listening - Ability to enter data at a prescribed rate of speed ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS: - Works inside in an office environment under stressful conditions. Reasonable accommodations will be made for otherwise qualified individuals with a disability
Police Officer I- Priv 1st Class
FLSA Status: Full Time Non Exempt Starting Rate- $40,000 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 enforcement 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 independent 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 initiatin g 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 opening s; 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. Dem onstrate 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 secur e. 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 fires 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, motorcycle, o r 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.
Guest Services Rep- Janitorial
FLSA Status: Part Time Non-exempt Starting Rate: $12.37 *************************************************************************** GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Routine manual work in maintaining, cleaning and upkeep of Parks and Recreation facilities. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Program Coordinator for Recreation and Special Events. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: 1. Responsible for cleaning of parks and recreation facilities, included but not limited to, cleaning & saniti zing restrooms, offices, game rooms, and locker rooms, vacuuming, mopping and waxing floors. 2. Assists with the maintenance at the Civic Center and Senior Center. 3. Assists with the drafting/preparation reports, when necessary. 4. Provides supervision of park facilities and recreational program activities. 5. Provides assistance to the general public in using the park facilities by accepting reservation for facilities use, camps, or programs and collecting fees after regular office hou rs. 6. Assist in inventory process of materials and supplies for the facility. 7. Opens, closes and secures Parks and Recreation facilities. 8. Performs other duties as assigned or as may be necessary at other Parks and Recreation Facilities. These essential job functions 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 QUALIFICATIONS: KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITI ES: • Knowledge of janitorial practices and procedures. • Knowledge of basic facility maintenance practices and procedures. • Ability to work nights, weekends, and holidays. • Ability to provide a very high level of customer service • Ability to prepare reports, maintain records, express ideas clearly and concisely, orally and in writing. • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with superiors, other departments, community groups and the general public. • Knowle dge of coordinating and implementing a facility maintenance procedure. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: High School graduate or possession of an acceptable equivalency diploma. A comparable amount of training, education or experience can be substituted for the minimum qualifications. LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS OR REGISTRATIONS: - Valid Florida Driver’s License ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL SKILLS: - Acceptable eyesight (with or without correction). - Ability to communicate both orally and in writing. - Acceptable hearing (with or without hearing aid) - Walking, Standing, Kneeling, Bending, Stooping - Driving WORKING CONDITIONS: - Normally works inside in an office environment; however, some work is required outside and on Nights, Weekends and Holidays. Reasonable accommodations will be made for otherwise qualified individuals with a disability.
Park Ranger ALL- 7200
FLSA Status: Part Time Non-Exempt Pay Grade: 18 Starting Rate: $10.69 per hour Hourly Range: $10.69-$16.27 *************************************************************************** GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Parks operations and maintenance of assigned park duties and/or supervision/security of visitors at Trotwood Park, Central Winds Park and other City facilities/parks. Works under the general direction of the Program Coordinator & Recreation Supervisor. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: 1.Conduct patrols of Central Winds Park, Trotwood Park to insure visitor safety, permit verification, observe suspicious persons, hazardous conditions, detour depreciative behavior of visitors and report any significant activity to the appropriate agency. 2.Enforce parks ordinance (2012-02), administrative rules and guidelines for all youth sports activities for use of park during posted hours. 3.Clean, Open, Monitor, and Close the Splash Playground at Trotwood Park and Torcaso Park during ope rational hours and as needed for special events, & holidays. 4.Conduct interpretive tours within the park utilizing ecological knowledge and terms to present a comprehensive, understandable program for the public. 5.Provide information to the public regarding programs and special events, the natural environment, environmental pollution, resources protection, handle visitor complaints, fill out incident reports, collect and report all user fees where applicable. Communicate over hand-held radi os or cell phones. 6.Provide basic first aid services or contact emergency services for visitors. 7.Construct and maintain various types of media tools (bulletin boards, signage, displays, exhibits and pamphlet racks to inform the public of hazards, rules, upcoming events, and educational programs). 8.Construct and maintain roadway paths & trails throughout the parks. Provide traffic control; along roads/paths as needed for operations and special events. 9.Operate various duty stations throu ghout the park. Includes, but not limited to trashing, restroom & parks maintenance (including picking up trash, animal remains and/or fish bones), minor electrical, painting, carpentry and irrigation work/repairs. 10.Install/remove plants within the park as per permit requires for aesthetics. Remove trees, braches, chipping, pull stumps, clear brush, trim branches, debris cleanup and environmental management. 11.Drive any and all vehicle(s) when needed. 12.Perform Ball Fields & Sports Field Maintenance to compliment turf management programs as needed. 13.Performs other duties as assigned or as may be necessary. (These essential job functions 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.) EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Associates degree in Parks & Recreation, Leisure Services or related field. (A comparable amount of training, education or experience can be s ubstituted for the minimum qualifications.) MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: •One (1) year professional experience in a customer service environment OR one year of college courses with at least six (6) semester hours of course related to parks & recreation, natural history, leisure services or natural resource management. •Valid driver’s license. Six (6) months experience in electrical, plumbing, irrigation & carpentry trades. •Ability to relate to the public in a manner conducive to maintaining and enhancing the image and reputation of the City. •Ability to prepare reports, maintain records, express ideas clearly and concisely, orally and writing. •Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with superiors, subordinates, other departments, community groups and the general public. •Skills in basic computer operation LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS OR REGISTRATIONS: Must possess and maintain a valid Florida Driver's License Des ired Qualification - Florida State Park Ranger Academy Certification Volunteer 20 hours annually at Wekiwa Springs State Park ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL SKILLS: - Heavy (45 pounds + or -) lifting and carrying - Acceptable eyesight (with or without correction) - Ability to communicate both orally and in writing. - Acceptable hearing (with or without hearing aid) - Walking - Standing - Kneeling - Bending - Driving - Operating concession equipment - Stooping WORKING CONDITIONS: -Requ ired regular working hours are Weekdays, Nights, Weekends and Holidays. Works inside and outside during all weather. Special events as needed. Hours will vary. (Reasonable accommodations will be made for otherwise qualified individuals with a disability.)
Planner
FLSA Status: Full Time Exempt Starting Rate: $44,022-$67,025 Pay Grade: 33 *************************************************** GENERAL DESCRIPTION: 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. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Community Development Director. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: •Re views preliminary and final development plans and permit applications for compliance with the City’s Code of Ordinances and Comprehensive Plan. •Coordinates development reviews for the Land Development Review Committee including coordination of both internal and external personnel resources. •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 . •Researches, compiles, and updates demographic information for internal use as well as distribution to the general public. •Assists applicants with the submittal of various planning and permit applications, and also assists property owners and others with the application of future land use designations. •Conducts meetings with applicants, development professionals, and/or citizen groups as warranted. •Provides City Planning information to residents, contractors, developers, design professi onals, various city departments, and others. •Prepares written staff reports and routinely makes presentations to the City Commission, Planning & Zoning Board, and other boards and committees •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. •Performs speci al 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 formal presentation of findings. 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 duties as required. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: SSEN TIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: •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. •Abi lity to interpret rules, regulations, and policies for effective decision-making in accordance with established precedent and operating policy. •Ability to communicate effectively in both written and verbal form. •Ability to deal effectively with the public and provide a high level of customer service. •Ability to write concisely and to follow technical formats. •Ability to perform technical research and documentation on a variety of land development topics. •Ability to give oral presentati ons. •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 deadlines, and complete assignments with minimal direction. •Ability to interpret a variety of instructions in written, oral, and diagrammatic formats. •Ability to use Microsoft Office productivity products in a computer network environment. •Ability to use ArcMap GIS software to find information and create basic maps EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Graduation from an accredited four year college or university with a Master’s Degree in Planning, or a closely related field, with three (3) years of experience in planning; or an undergraduate degree in Planning, or a closely related field, with five (5) years of experience in planning. In limited circumstances, the mi nimum qualifications may be substituted for relevant education and/or work experience. LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS OR REGISTRATIONS: A.I.C.P. Certification must be obtained within two (2) years of hire date with the City. ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL SKILLS: -Acceptable eyesight (with or without correction). -Ability to access, input and retrieve information from a computer. -Ability to communicate in both written and verbal forms. ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS: -Works inside in an office environme nt. Reasonable accommodations will be made for otherwise qualified individuals with a disability.
Electrician
Job Title: Electrical & Implementation Technician Department: Public Works and Utilities Pay Rate: $17.41 - $22.00 Position Summary: Performs electrical maintenance duties involving troubleshooting, repairing, modifying, and replacing damaged or malfunctioning electrical lines, systems, fixtures, controls and equipment in a major industrial plant environment or the water and water reclamation field with multiple critical processes. May serve as a team lead for staff assigned to assis t them, helping them to become familiarized with equipment, tools, work procedures, and ensure safety procedures are followed. Our ideal candidate is able to prioritize project importance, is responsive, and thrives in a fast-paced environment. Main Responsibilities: Installs, troubleshoots and repairs low and medium voltage systems up to 480 volts with limited supervision. In accordance with manufacturers' specifications, performs electrical preventative maintenance on motors which may r equire the removal of hot oils, greases and other liquids. Refills or replaces all items to maintain the integrity of the electric motors and the related equipment. Calibrates and maintains controls and process instruments and other instruments using a 4-20ma control signal. Maintains arc flash compliance following safety protocols in a live environment. Performs troubleshooting and maintenance for all levels of infrastructure in water/water reclamation plants and lift station operation; work ing with mechanical and electrical equipment such as Variable Frequency Drives (VFDs), fuses, breakers and contactors. Troubleshoots control systems equipped with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) using ladder logic diagrams and electrical schematics. Uses technical manuals and prints to isolate and repair control systems. Uses multimeter instruments to identify voltage and ensures the safety of the work location while performing repairs. Works in enclosed spaces, adjacent to electrical eq uipment while installing or repairing chase pipes for wiring additional power or communication sources. Works with hand tools, climbs ladders and/or opens working pull boxes to run various types of cables. Interprets and understands Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) / PLC logic which involves reading and understanding data trends used in troubleshooting equipment. Utilizes a work order management system to capture and record electrical failures, views historical data. Assists other staff with low voltage wiring while installing lights, switches and other low voltage equipment required for the maintenance of a safe working area or restoration of communications systems. Performs other related duties as assigned. (These essential job functions 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 GED and three (3 ) years of highly automated computer based electronics installation, maintenance and repair experience. Based on area of assignment, must have the ability to perform in confined spaces and use safety equipment including respirator equipment per City of Winter Springs requirements. (A comparable amount of training, education, or experience can be substituted for the minimum qualifications.) Preferred Qualifications: State certified or registered with Seminole County as a Journeyman El ectrician. Medium voltage electrical work experience. Experience in water, water reclamation or industrial operations and processes. Familiarity with local Seminole County electrical codes. Experience working in a commercial or industrial setting. Comprehension of visual basic. Licenses, Certifications or Registrations: Must possess and maintain a valid Florida Driver's License by date of hire or promotion. Working Hours: Full-time position. After-hours maintenance a nd repairs as needed. (Reasonable accommodations will be made for otherwise qualified individuals with a disability.)
Accountant
JOB TITLE: ACCOUNTANT DEPARTMENT: FINANCE HIRING RAGE: $35,000 - $50,000 (Based on experience/qualifications) GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Various accounting responsibilities, including, but not limited to, account reconciliations, auditing Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and Bill File Maintenance Adjustments reporting on production, variances, and errors, assisting in the preparation of audit work papers and the CAFR. The senior accountant reports to the City Controller. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Reconciliation of various revenue accounts to include and preparation of monthly schedules reporting the activity and identifying any reconciling items. Evaluate and correct any reconciling items as needed. Train as back up for monthly closing procedures, run required reports, identify any issues or discrepancies and work with the Controller to resolve them. Reconcile daily Credit Card transactions and back-up for banking activity including all ACH transfers, wires, reversals, etc. Identify any reconciling items, work with others to resolve them and record any needed correcting journal entries. Review account notifications and address all positive pay issues to make a determination as to how they should be handled. Review and monitor accounts payable, including annual reporting for 1099s and unclaimed property, weekly reconciliation and year-end schedules for the CAFR. Assist with dashboard and/or flash reports for management. Audit daily revenues and weekly accoun ts payable for timeliness and accuracy. Prepare monthly billed revenue analysis, review solid waste expenses. Review daily utility bill adjustments for proper authorization and amounts. Assisting in preparation of audit work papers, including the review of work papers generated by others. Assisting in preparation of the City’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report, including mathematical and analytical review. Responsible for testing and implementation of new functionality or updates of the system software. Provides backup support to others including the accounts payable process and revenue collection. Any special projects and assignments that are given by the Controller or Finance Director. (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.) MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of government accountin g principles and their application to a variety of accounting transactions and problems on a daily basis. Knowledge of how transactions flow through the general ledger, including transactions generated from a variety of departments (accounts payable, payroll, utility billing, etc.). Knowledge of general office procedures and practices including skills in keyboarding and adding machine. Knowledge of Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Access, as well as basic Windows (must be computer litera te). Ability to make complex and varied arithmetic computations and tabulations rapidly and accurately. Ability to establish and maintain professional relationships with the general public, fellow employees and outside professional associates. Ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions. Ability to organize and maintain records, schedules and supporting documentation. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Four-year degree in Accounting/Business Administration with at least four years of experience in accounting. General ledger computer software experience preferred. (A comparable amount of training, education or experience can be substituted for the minimum qualifications.) LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS OR REGISTRATIONS: None. ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL SKILLS: Ability to access file cabinets for filing and retrieval of data. Ability to view a display screen for extended periods of time. Ability to access, input and retrieve information from a computer. Ability to c ommunicate both orally and in writing. Walking, standing, constant sitting. ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS: Works inside an office environment. (Reasonable accommodations will be made for otherwise qualified individuals with a disability.)