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Maint Worker I- 3600
SEASONAL, FULL, AND PART TIME POSITIONS AVAILABLE FLSA Status: Full Time Non-Exempt Hourly Range: $12.37 *************************************************************************** GENERAL DESCRIPTION: General manual work in various ground and other maintenance activities. Work is performed under direct supervision. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: 1. Performs landscape maintenance. 2. Mows grassy right-of-way areas using small equipment. Edge, blower, hedge trimmer, etc. Turn trees, bush es, and scrubs. 3. Picks up trash along roadsides and other areas. 4. Performs preventative maintenance on various equipment. 5. Cleans and repairs storm drains. 6. Performs heavy manual labor such as: digging, lifting, spraying, etc. 7. Repairs irrigation systems. 8. Forms, pours, and finishes concrete. 9. May drive vehicles and operate light equipment occasionally. 10. Patches roads and streets. 11. Lays and repairs water/sewer pipes and mains. (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 general maintenance tasks and procedures. - Knowledge of ground maintenance and installation and proper equipment. - Ability to perform heavy manual labor under adverse weather conditions. - Ability to follow written and oral instructions. - Skill in operation and ma intenance of equipment and tools related to the position. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: High School graduate or possession of an acceptable equivalency diploma. One (1) year related manual labor experience. A comparable amount of training, education or experience may, in limited situations, be substituted for the minimum qualifications. LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS OR REGISTRATIONS: Must possess a valid Class "B" Commercial Florida Driver's License. ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL SKILLS: - Moderate to heavy (45 pounds and over) lifting and carrying - Walking - Standing - Stooping - Driving - Equipment operation. - Bending and kneeling ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS: - Works out-of-doors in various weather conditions with: dust, dirt, noise (Reasonable accommodations will be made for otherwise qualified individuals with a disability.)
Police Officer
FLSA Status: Full Time Non Exempt Salary Range: $40,000 - $64,000 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 enf orcement 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 inde pendent 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 i nitiating 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 openings; 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 a re secure. 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, motor cycle, 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.
Operator- Wastewater Plant
FLSA Status: Full Time Non Exempt Starting Rate: $39,000-$52,516.05 *************************************************** GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Technical work in the operation and maintenance of a Wastewater Treatment Plant. Work is performed under the general supervision of Lead Wastewater Plant Operator. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: 1.Assists in operation of waste water 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 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 mar ginal 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 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. Class "C" Operators Certificate (Waste Water) as issued by 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 pou nds) 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.)
Communications Operator I
FLSA Status: Full Time Non Exempt Starting Rate: $12.99 Pay Grade: 22 ****************************************************************** 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 calls (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 and 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 communica¬tions equipment used in the system. - Knowledge of the functions, pr ocedures, 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 understand and express ideas clearly and c oncisely, 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 communi cation 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.
Mechanic I- 1940
FLSA Status: Full Time Non Exempt Starting Rate: $14.32-$21.81 Pay Grade: 24 ****************************************************************** Skilled work in the general, major repair and maintenance of gasoline or diesel motorized vehicles, construction equipment and other related municipal equipment. Work is performed under the supervision of the Fleet Services Shop Supervisor. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: •Repair and maintenance on automotive and/or medium to heavy-duty trucks a nd equipment. Detecting early failure on all vehicles and equipment. •Analyze/diagnose mechanical and electrical malfunctions on all City equipment include computerized ignition systems, road testing vehicles. •Perform repairs on components; replace defective parts as needed on brake systems, clutches, motor parts, differentials, gear boxes, hydraulic systems, belts and hoses, suspension and steering systems, bearings, glass, lighting systems, windshield wipers, tune ups and air conditioning ( R12 and R134A) systems. •Overhaul brake systems, repair/replace defective parts; engine and transmission overhauls, brakes, clutches, motor parts, electrical/electronic systems, gear boxes, hydraulic systems, belts, gaskets, hoses, etc. •Fabricate and install brackets needed to transfer equipment, to include light bars, sirens, radios, cages and hitches from existing equipment to replacement vehicles or equipment. •Operate diagnostic equipment such as freon recovery units (requires A/C Certif ication), computer monitors, fuel injection test equipment, fuel pressure test equipment, voltage, amperes and ohm meters, tire mount and dismount machine, computer tire balancer, acetylene and oxygen torches, and gas welding and brazing, some arc welding knowledge, as well as all power tools and equipment necessary to perform repairs. •Inspect and perform front end repairs; inspect, repair, replace and adjust belts, hoses, wheel bearings, water pumps, front suspension and steering parts, winds hield wipers, tires, headlights, turn signals, fluids, brakes, etc. •Purchase parts for repairs utilizing established purchasing system. Record on repair orders all parts, fluids and labor time to complete job/s. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: High School graduate, or possession of an acceptable equivalency diploma. Valid Class “B” Commercial Driver License (CDL) or proof of completion of written portion (valid permit) of Class “B” CDL. Must obtain valid CDL Class “B” license within ninety (90) days of employment. Must have standard set of mechanics tools to perform mechanical duties as required. Two (2) years experience in repair of automobile and/or medium to heavy trucks to include operation of power tools, shop and test equipment, reading and interpreting plans, technical manuals. At least 1 of 8 ASE Certifications or equivalent in Automobile and/or Truck repair: 1) Engine Performance 2) Suspension and Steering 3) Brakes 4) Elect rical/Electronic Systems 5) Heating and Air conditioning 6) Automatic Transmission 7) Manual Transmission and Drive Train 8) Engine Repair. (A comparable amount of training, education or experience may be substituted for the minimum qualifications.) ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL SKILLS: Acceptable eyesight (with or without correction), Acceptable hearing (with or without correction), Heavy lifting and carrying (45 pounds and over), Reaching, Climbing, Pulling, Pushing, Walking, Standin g, Crawling, Sitting, Kneeling, Bending, Balancing, Stooping, Driving, Equipment Operation, Distinguishing colors ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS:Works inside and outside in/with various weather conditions; noise, dust, noxious fumes, grease or oils, slippery surfaces, heights, confined areas, chemicals, electrical energy, moving parts, machinery, objects or vehicles.
Park Ranger/Splash ALL- 7230
FLSA Status: Part Time Non-Exempt Hourly Range: $10.69 *************************************************************************** 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 operational 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 radios or cell phones. 6.Provide basic first aid serv ices 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 throughout the park. Includes, but not limited to trash ing, 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 substituted for the minimum qualifications.) MINI MUM 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 Desired Qualification - Florida State Park Ranger Acad emy 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: -Required regular working hours are Weekdays, Nights, We ekends 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.)
Water Plant Operator- Lead
FLSA Status: Full Time Non Exempt Starting Rate: $41,932-$63,835 *************************************************** GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Technical and supervisory work in the operation of a Water Treatment Plant supplying water. Work is performed under the general direction of the Assistant Utility Director. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: 1.Oversees, supervises and directs the duties of the personnel on an assigned shift. 2.Instructs beginners and junior operators in the operation and maintenance of water treatment facilities. 3.Checks records and makes reports. 4.May be required to works weekends as needed to meet coverage requirements 5.Performs work found in the Water Treatment Plant Operators job description. (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 water 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 skills. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: High school graduation or possession of an acceptable equivalency diploma. Three (3) years experience in the operation and maintenance of treatment plants. (A comparable amount of training, education or experience ca n be substituted for the minimum qualifications.) LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS OR REGISTRATIONS: Valid Florida Driver's License. Class "B" Operators Certificate (Water) as issued by 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 -Distinguish colors -Walking -Smelling -Driving ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS: -Works inside -Works outside in various weather conditions with: noise, chemicals, electrical energy, odors -Slippery surfaces -Uneven surfaces -Vibrations (Reasonable accommodations will be made for otherwise qualified individuals with a disability.)
Team Leader- Stormwater
FLSA Status: Full Time Non Exempt Starting Rate: $31,286-$47,633 *************************************************** GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Supervisory work in the maintenance and repair of all work associated with the functions of the Public Works Department including, streets, sidewalks, curb and gutter, right-of-ways, facilities, grounds, and drainage. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Superintendent of Public Works. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: 1.Assigns, allocate s, supervises and participates in the tasks and work of the personnel engaged in the repair, rework and maintenance of the Public Works system. 2.Schedules and coordinates the daily activities of field personnel as needed for routine work load, special projects, emergencies, or as directed by supervisor. 3.Maintains established departmental and general safety policy procedures through routine inspection, reporting and training. 4.Operates and maintains assigned motor vehicle, will oper ate equipment as need arises. 5.Responsible for multiple jobsite logistics and operations, traffic controls, discipline and safety. 6.Assists with field coordination of departmental and inter-department activities when required. 7.Communicate and respond to homeowner complaints and problems through field and contact or supervisory personnel. 8.Prepare field reports, records and logs. (These essential job functions are not to be construed as a complete statement of all duties per formed. Employees will be required to perform other job related marginal duties as required.) MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: -Thorough knowledge of Public Works methods, operating rules, maintenance, construction and equipment. -Knowledge of occupational safety and hazard standards associated with infrastructure work. -Ability to supervise, direct and leads crews in all aspects of department functions. -Ability to maintain an effective working relationship with the public and staff. -Ability to keep accurate records and reports. -Skill in communicating effectively verbally and written. -Skill in use of hand and power tools. -Ability to do manual work under various weather conditions. -Skill in operating light to heavy equipment. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: High School graduate or possession of an acceptable equivalency diploma Seven (7) years experience in performing maintenance and construction of infrastructure work associated with th e activities of a Public Works Department. (A comparable amount of training, education or experience can be substituted for the minimum qualifications.) LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS OR REGISTRATIONS: Possession of a Valid Class "B" Commercial Florida Drivers License Ability to obtain Public Health Pesticide Applicators License, if required ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL SKILLS: -Heavy (50 pounds and over) lifting and carrying. -Ability to communicate both orally and written. -Acceptable eyesight (with or without correction) -Acceptable hearing (with or without hearing aid) -Ability to communicate both orally and in writing. -Walking -Standing -Kneeling -Pushing -Pulling -Bending -Stooping -Driving ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS: -Works inside and outside in various weather conditions with: dust, fumes and chemicals. -Works with hazardous power tools. -Uneven surfaces. -Below ground level. -In, around or with moving vehicles. -In confined spaces. (Reasonabl e accommodations will be made for otherwise qualified individuals with a disability.)