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The City of Winter Springs is an Equal Opportunity Employer/M-F/VP/D/M. To apply, please complete a City of Winter Springs application and a resume (if available). All positions are regular full-time unless otherwise noted.

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Opportunities (select from list below)

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.
Electrician
FLSA STATUS: Full-Time, Non-Exempt 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 process es. May serve as a team lead for staff assigned to assist 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 e lectrical preventative maintenance on motors which may require 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/w ater reclamation plants and lift station operation; working 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 repai rs. Works in enclosed spaces, adjacent to electrical equipment 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 reco rd 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 certifi ed or registered with Seminole County as a Journeyman Electrician. 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 and repairs as needed. (Reasonable accommodations will be made for otherwise qualified individuals with a disability.)
Concrete Finisher
Job Title: Concrete Finisher - Maintenance Worker (Full-Time) Department: Public Works and Utilities Pay Rate: $15.50 per Hour Position Summary: Concrete Finishers are part of the Public Works and Utilities Maintenance team. They are responsible for maintaining City grounds, streets, and other facilities. This position requires outdoor labor and a background in concrete work. Along with pouring, grading, and finishing, you should have a strong eye for detail and take pride in your fi nished product. Main Responsibilities: Concrete Work: City streets and sidewalks are maintained by the Public Works and Utilities Department. The Concrete Finisher works with the Maintenance team to repair or replace old concrete surfaces as well as complete new projects throughout the City. Must be able to pour, grade, repair, and finish to a high standard. Tool Usage: In this role, you’ll operate light equipment and City vehicles. (Must possess a valid FL Driver’s License.) You should be capable of operating concrete vibrators for extended periods of time. The use of hand tools and power tools (floats, trowels, screeds, etc.) are required for installation and repairs. Manual Labor: Digging, lifting, and mixing concrete is all part of the job! You will need to be able to perform heavy manual labor and form, pour, and finish concrete projects (sidewalks, curbs, driveways, etc.) for the City. Must be able to lift and carry at least 50 pounds. (These essential job function s 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. Capable of pouring, mixing, forming, grading, and finishing concrete. The ability to perform heavy manual labor under adverse weather conditions. Skilled in the operation an d 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. 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, crouch, kneel, climb, and lift and carry moderate to heavy (50 pounds and over) items. MUST be able to pour, grade, and finish concrete. (Reasonable accommodations will be ma de for otherwise qualified individuals with a disability.)
Operator - Wastewater Plant
FLSA STATUS: Full-Time, Non-Exempt DEPARTMENT: Public Works & Utilities PAY RATE: $17.41 - $19.00 per hour 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 Lead Wastewater Plant Operator. MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Assists in operation of waste water treatment facilitie s 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 essential job functions are not to be construed as a complete s tatement 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 waste water 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 subordinates. - Good mechanical skills. EDUCATION AND EXPER IENCE: - 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. - Class "C" Operators Certificate (Waste Water) as issued by State of Florida. ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL SKILLS: - Acceptable eyesight (with or without correction) - Acceptable heari ng (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.)
Wastewater Plant - Lead Operator
FLSA STATUS: Full-Time, Non-Exempt PAY RATE: $20.16 - $25.00 per hour JOB TITLE: LEAD WASTEWATER PLANT OPERATOR DEPARTMENT: UTILITIES DEPARTMENT *************************************************************************** GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Responsible 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 Superintendent. ESSENTIAL JO B FUNCTIONS: 1. Schedules, coordinates and supervises work activities of treatment plant personnel. Provides technical support and guidance in their work activities. 2. Ensures safe, effective operation of plant facilities in accordance with F.A.C. 17-602. 3. Conducts frequent and periodic inspections of plant to detect malfunctions, initiates corrective actions. 4. Ensures maintenance of accurate and complete records on plant operation and laboratory data. 5. Participates in new worker orientation; provides training and instruction to subordinates. 6. Establishes work and maintenance schedules, ensures that building. grounds and equipment are maintained in proper condition. 7. Assists in formulating and implementing practice rules, techniques and procedures. 8. Provides information for preparation of annual budget; exercises purchasing authorization. 9. Control chemical and mechanical supplies; ensures safe use of all treatment related supplies. (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. - Ability to make and maintain records and reports. - Ability to supervise the work of subordinates. - Ability to work rotating shifts. - Good mechanical skill s. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: - High School graduate or possession of an acceptable equivalency diploma. - Four (4) years experience in the operation and maintenance of treatment plants, one (1) of which must be in a supervisory capacity. (A comparable amount of training, education or experience can be substituted for the minimum qualifications.) LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS OR REGISTRATIONS: - Class "B" Operators Certificate (Wastewater) as issued by State of Florida. - Valid Flori da Driver's License. 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 - Distinguish colors - Walking - Smelling - Driving ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS: - Works inside - Works outside in various weather conditions with: noise, chemicals, electrical energy, odors - Slippery surf aces - Uneven surfaces - Vibrations (Reasonable accommodations will be made for otherwise qualified individuals with a disability.)