City of Fort Lauderdale

Fort Lauderdale is the largest of Broward County's 31 municipalities and the 8th largest city in Florida. It encompasses more than 33 square miles and has a population of over 176,000. We support a diverse range industries, including marine, manufacturing, finance, insurance, real estate, high technology, avionics/aerospace, and film and television production and are known as a great place to live, work, and raise a family. The City of Fort Lauderdale seeks candidates for all positions who desire to become part of a team passionate about making a difference and achieving the City of Fort Lauderdale's Mission: We Build Community.

 

 

 

49 job(s) at City of Fort Lauderdale

City of Fort Lauderdale, FL Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
Feb 25, 2020
Part Time
POSITION SUMMARY The City of Fort Lauderdale is seeking dynamic and goal-driven employees. Employees that are motivated to take on today's greatest challenges and rewards in the field of local public service. Employees who are passionate about making a difference and achieving our mission: We Build Community, in a fast-paced organization that operates by vision, strategy, and action. Would you fit in? Apply now. The employee in this class is responsible for providing instruction in a specific recreation activity. Work involves preparing samples and written directions, selecting materials and adopting suitable teaching materials to meet individual needs. Instructors are classified by experience and knowledge. JOB REQUIREMENTS & WORK ENVIRONMENT Have successfully graduated from a standard high school or possess an acceptable G.E.D. from a recognized issuing agency. Experience in organizing and instructing groups in a wide variety of recreation activities for different age groups and interests. Supervises part-time personnel and volunteers when necessary. At Least Six (6) months experience in sports instruction or officiating with a variety of sports such as basketball, soccer, volleyball, golf and flag football PLEASE NOTE: Candidates must pass a fingerprinting/background screening process prior to employment. NOTE: Youth sports officials may also keep scorebooks, operate scoreboards and instruct Pee Wee Sports Programs. Officials are classified by experience and knowledge. HOW TO APPLY/ VETERAN INFORMATION All applicants must complete the attached supplemental worksheet as well as the standard employment application. Applications will be reviewed and the hiring authority will contact those applicants whose application reflects the best match of experience for the position. Effective July 1, 2012: The City of Fort Lauderdale now requires newly hired employees to accept payment by direct deposit. Payment by direct deposit will be a condition of employment and all new hires will be asked to designate where they would like their payroll checks to be directly deposited. Closing Date/Time: 6/30/2020 11:59 PM Eastern
City of Fort Lauderdale, FL Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
Feb 25, 2020
Full Time
POSITION SUMMARY The City of Fort Lauderdale is seeking dynamic and goal-driven employees. Employees that are motivated to take on today's greatest challenges and rewards in the field of local public service. Employees who are passionate about making a difference and achieving our mission: We Build Community, in a fast-paced organization that operates by vision, strategy, and action. Would you fit in? Apply now. This is skilled journeyman level work testing, maintaining, and repairing diesel engines.An employee in this class operates, performs preventive maintenance, repairs and overhauls diesel engines. Work involves the preparation and maintenance of work records, maintenance schedules, parts and inventor y usage. The employee also supervises the maintenance, repair and overhaul of small gasoline-operated engines. Work is performed with considerable independence according to established policies and procedures,, and is reviewed by a supervisor through direct observation and examination of maintenance records. NOTE: The duties of this position will include all of those duties set forth in the official job description. The City offers a wide variety of benefits to their employees. In addition to the competitive benefits package and salary, the City offers 401(a) participation with a 9% City contribution and no employee match!! Say "Hello" to the City of Fort Lauderdale and Say "Goodbye" to Your Student Loan! That's right! Under the U.S. Department of Education's Public Service Loan Forgiveness ( PSLF ) program, the remaining balance on your student loan may be forgiven after you have made 120 qualifying monthly payments while working full-time at the City of Fort Lauderdale! Please visit StudentAid.gov/publicservice for more information or to see if you qualify. This job classification is included within the bargaining unit represented by Teamsters Local Union 769 and therefore is subject to the terms and conditions of the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the City of Fort Lauderdale and Teamsters Local Union 769. JOB REQUIREMENTS & WORK ENVIRONMENT 1. Graduation from an accredited high school or trade school, or possession of an acceptable G.E.D. certificate, preferably supplemented with technical training by a diesel manufacturer. 2. Three (3) years experience in the installation, maintenance and repair of diesel engines and auxiliary equipment. PLEASE SUBMIT TECHNICAL TRAINING CERTIFICATES WITH THE APPLICATION. HOW TO APPLY/ VETERAN INFORMATION Depending on the number of applicants and the quality of their education and experience, the examination may consist of one or more of the following tests: Evaluation of Training and Experience, Oral Interview, Written Examination, or other assessment method. Applicants must attain a minimum score of 70 in each part of the examination in order to qualify. All successful applicants may be required to take a medical examination and/or pass a drug screening prior to appointment. An eligible veteran who enters an open-competitive examination shall receive preference points added to the total passing score earned in the examination as provided for in the Florida Statutes. To obtain veteran's preference, candidates MUST submit a copy of separation papers and the City of Fort Lauderdale's veteran's preference claim form (J204) at time of application. Closing Date/Time: 3/1/2020 5:00 PM Eastern
City of Fort Lauderdale, FL Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
Feb 22, 2020
Full Time
POSITION SUMMARY The City of Fort Lauderdale is seeking dynamic and goal-driven employees. Employees that are motivated to take on today's greatest challenges and rewards in the field of local public service. Employees who are passionate about making a difference and achieving our mission: We Build Community, in a fast-paced organization that operates by vision, strategy, and action. Would you fit in? Apply now. The Department of Sustainable Development's Building Services Division seeks a Floodplain Development Review Specialist The Floodplain Development Review Specialist reviews building permit applications for compliance with 44 CFR, the City of Fort Lauderdale Flood Damage Prevention Ordinance, and the flood provisions of the Florida Building Code (FBC), and may assist the Floodplain Manager in implementation of the Community Rating System (CRS) and other activities related to the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). This job classification is included within the bargaining unit represented by Federation of Public Employees and therefore is subject to the terms and conditions of the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the City of Fort Lauderdale and Federation of Public Employees. The City offers a wide variety of benefits to their employees. In addition to the competitive benefits package and salary, the City offers 401(a) participation with a 9% City contribution and no employee match!! Say "Hello" to the City of Fort Lauderdale and Say "Goodbye" to Your Student Loan! That's right! Under the U.S. Department of Education's Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program, the remaining balance on your student loan may be forgiven after you have made 120 qualifying monthly payments while working full-time at the City of Fort Lauderdale! Please visit StudentAid.gov/publicservice for more information or to see if you qualify. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS Essential functions are the basic job duties that an employee must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation. The list of essential functions, as outlined herein, is intended to be representative of the tasks performed within this classification. The omission of a function does not preclude management from assigning essential duties not listed herein if such duties relate to the position. Performs detailed review of building diagrams, blueprints, sketches, plans and specifications for compliance with the FBC, Federal, State, and local rules and regulations for floodplain management and coastal construction, prior to issuance of building permits for proposed building construction, land use, or building development modifications Confers with engineers, contractors, builders, or owners and approves or disapproves; suggests modifications; recommends corrections to plans as necessary and returns plans for corrections and resubmission Reviews and evaluates drawings and specifications to determine minimum code compliance with flood resistant design and construction requirements Assists with the inspection of buildings in the process of construction, alteration, or repair for compliance with plans submitted with permit applications and with building code requirements related to flood resistant design and construction May require the inspection of sites before construction for practicability of plans as well as inspecting construction in process May assume the role of the Floodplain Manager in their absence Electronically prepares reports and maintains inspection records of work performed and properly enters inspection data, including documents and images using provided hardware and software systems and equipment Assists in the investigation of complaints regarding violation of the applicable codes and ordinances and coordinates the prosecution of violators when necessary Educates the community on the reasons and requirements of the Floodplain Management Ordinance and FEMA regulations May act as the CRS and Grant Coordinator May perform community outreach Performs related work as required JOB REQUIREMENTS & WORK ENVIRONMENT Have graduated from a standard high school or vocational school or possess a G.E.D. certificate from a recognized issuing agency. Three (3) - five (5) years of experience in interpreting and applying guidelines and complex regulations relating to floodplain management and the principles of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). Additional qualifying education may substitute on a year-for-year basis for the required experience with Management approval. Certification as a Floodplain Manager (CFM). Special Requirements: Non-Essential Employees will not be required to work during a declared emergency but may be required to work in some capacity after the declared emergency. The employee's Department Head will determine when the employee will be required to work. HOW TO APPLY/ VETERAN INFORMATION Depending on the number of applicants and the quality of their education and experience, the examination may consist of one or more of the following tests: Evaluation of Training and Experience, Oral Interview, Written Examination, or other assessment method. Applicants must attain a minimum score of 70 in each part of the examination in order to qualify. All successful applicants may be required to take a medical examination and/or pass a drug screening prior to appointment. An eligible veteran who enters an open-competitive examination shall receive preference points added to the total passing score earned in the examination as provided for in the Florida Statutes. To obtain veteran's preference, candidates MUST submit a copy of separation papers and the City of Fort Lauderdale's veteran's preference claim form (J204) at time of application. NOTE: This posting will remain open until a sufficient number of qualified applications have been received. SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION Established Date: 11/18/2018 Revised Date: N/A Management Category: 3 Classification Level: Principal FLSA: Non-Exempt Classification Status: Classified Job Code: FP009 EEO Code:2 - Professional Pay Grade: FP11 Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Fort Lauderdale, FL Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
Feb 22, 2020
Full Time
POSITION SUMMARY The City of Fort Lauderdale is seeking dynamic and goal-driven employees- employees that are motivated to take on today's greatest challenges and rewards in the field of local public service. The City is looking to add to our team of employees who are passionate about making a difference and achieving our mission: We Build Community, in a fast-paced organization that operates by vision, strategy, and action. Would you fit in? Apply now! This is administrative staff work assisting a managerial official in directing, analyzing and coordinating administrative activities, in conducting research and proposing solutions to administrative problems. An employee in this class is responsible for performing administrative assignments of more than average difficulty, which may include relieving a superior of office management functions; processing and maintaining a variety of fiscal and operating programs and procedures; overseeing administrative activities of a specialized nature; participating in budget development and control; and other fiscal and operating functions. Under direction, employee is required to exercise considerable initiative and independent judgment and to work effectively with the public, city officials and others. Employee must also apply specialized and/or technical knowledge and experience through the interpretation and completion of assignments in accordance with municipal and departmental rules, regulations, procedures, and ordinances. Work is reviewed through conferences, observation, reports submitted and results obtained. This job classification is included within the bargaining unit represented by Teamsters Local Union 769 and therefore is subject to the terms and conditions of the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the City of Fort Lauderdale and Teamsters Local Union 769. The City offers a wide variety of benefits to their employees. In addition to the competitive benefits package and salary, the City offers 401(a) participation with a 9% City contribution and no employee match!! NOTE: The duties of this position will include all of those duties set forth in the official job description. JOB REQUIREMENTS & WORK ENVIRONMENT 1.Have successfully completed at least two (2) years of college coursework in business administration, public administration or a related field from an accredited college or university. 2.Have at least one (1) year of paid, full-time work experience primarily involving one or more of the following: the development of new or revised procedures, policies, methods, forms, etc.; organizational procedural studies; evaluations of operations effectiveness; assisting in the solution of administrative and management problems. Additional qualifying experience may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the educational requirement. HOW TO APPLY/ VETERAN INFORMATION Depending on the number of applicants and the quality of their education and experience, the examination may consist of one or more of the following tests: Evaluation of Training and Experience, Oral Interview, Written Examination, or other assessment method. Applicants must attain a minimum score of 70 in each part of the examination in order to qualify. All successful applicants will be required to pass a medical examination, including drug screening, prior to appointment. Open until sufficient applicants have applied. An eligible veteran who enters an open-competitive examination shall receive preference points added to the total passing score earned in the examination as provided for in the Florida Statutes. To obtain veteran's preference, candidates MUST submit a copy of separation papers and the City of Fort Lauderdale's veteran's preference claim form ( J204 ) at time of application. Closing Date/Time: 2/27/2020 5:00 PM Eastern
City of Fort Lauderdale, FL Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
Feb 22, 2020
Full Time
POSITION SUMMARY The City of Fort Lauderdale has promotion opportunities for dynamic and goal-driven employees. Employees that are motivated to take on today's greatest challenges and rewards in the field of local public service. Employees who are passionate about making a difference and achieving our mission: We Build Community, in a fast-paced organization that operates by vision, strategy, and action. Click here to apply. The employee supervises and assists in such activities as installing meters, installing and repairing fire hydrants, installing water mains and sewer systems, repairing leaks, laying pipe, laying, cleaning and repairing connecting sanitary sewer laterals, and operating heavy equipment incidental to these tasks. JOB REQUIREMENTS & WORK ENVIRONMENT Have successfully graduated from a standard high school or trade school, or possess an acceptable G.E.D. certificate. Have two (2) years' experience in the installation, repair and maintenance of water distribution and/or sanitary sewer lines and related services, including plumbing and pipe fitting experience, asphalt maintenance experience and right-of-way maintenance experience. Additional qualifying work experience may be substituted on a one-year-for-one-year basis for up to two years of educational requirement. Possess a valid Florida CDL license appropriate for position with an acceptable driving record. Be able to demonstrate proficiency in the operation of appropriate equipment. Employees hired, promoted or demoted into this class may be required to possess a State of Florida Department of Environmental Protection Level 3 or higher license as a water distribution system operator in compliance with Chapter 62-602 of the Florida Administrative Code and all revisions thereof at the time of appointment. Employees required to be licensed must maintain an active Level 3 or higher license for continuing employment in this class. HOW TO APPLY/ VETERAN INFORMATION Depending on the number of applicants and the quality of their education and experience, the examination may consist of one or more of the following tests: Evaluation of Training and Experience, Oral Interview, Written Examination, or other assessment method. Applicants must attain a minimum score of 70 in each part of the examination in order to qualify. All successful applicants will be required to pass a medical examination, including drug screening, prior to appointment. An eligible veteran who enters an open-competitive examination shall receive preference points added to the total passing score earned in the examination as provided for in the Florida Statutes. To obtain veteran's preference, candidates MUST submit a copy of separation papers and the City of Fort Lauderdale's veteran's preference claim form ( J204 ). The City of Fort Lauderdale is AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (EEO) AND AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER . All applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender (including identity or expression), marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or any other protected classification as defined by applicable law (except as limited by Personnel Rules, Collective Bargaining Agreements, or bona fide occupational qualifications). In compliance with the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988, the City of Fort Lauderdale is committed to providing a safe, quality-oriented and productive work environment consistent with the standards of the community in which it serves. Alcohol and drug abuse poses a threat to the health and safety of City's community builders and to the security of the City's equipment and facilities. For these reasons, the City is committed to the elimination of drug and alcohol use and abuse in the workplace. Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) protects qualified individuals with disabilities from employment discrimination. Under the ADA, a person has a disability if he has a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits a major life activity.The physical demands described within the job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job . In compliance with the ADA, the City of Fort Lauderdale will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. Closing Date/Time: 2/27/2020 5:00 PM Eastern
City of Fort Lauderdale, FL Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
Feb 21, 2020
Full Time
POSITION SUMMARY In accordance with Article 24 of the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the City of Fort Lauderdale and Teamsters Local Union 769, for posting purposes this open-competitive job posting shall be considered as a simultaneous internal and external posting (it is open to both internal City employees and external applicants). Additionally, this job classification is subject to the terms and conditions of the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the City of Fort Lauderdale and Teamsters Local Union 769. The City of Fort Lauderdale employees possess a passion for public service demonstrated by a high degree of enthusiasm, self-reliance, and job proficiency. They effectively convey the vision and mission of the organization and provide excellent service and satisfaction to our internal and external customers. Performs progressively responsible facility maintenance duties, which includes minor repairs of building systems, cleaning restrooms, trash pick-up, etc. or performs progressively responsible grounds maintenance duties. Displays more specialized knowledge in the area of tree trimming, irrigation repair, carpentry, athletic field maintenance, etc. An employee in this class usually functions as a crew leader. NOTE: The duties of this position will include all of those duties set forth in the official job description. This job classification is included within the bargaining unit represented by Teamsters Local Union 769 and therefore is subject to the terms and conditions of the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the City of Fort Lauderdale and Teamsters Local Union 769. NOTE: The City offers a wide variety of benefits to their employees. In addition to the competitive benefits package and salary, the City offers 401(a) participation with a 9% City contribution and no employee match! Say "Hello" to the City of Fort Lauderdale and Say "Goodbye" to Your Student Loan! That's right! Under the U.S. Department of Education's Public Service Loan Forgiveness ( PSLF ) program, the remaining balance on your student loan may be forgiven after you have made 120 qualifying monthly payments while working full-time at the City of Fort Lauderdale! Please visit www.fortlauderdale.gov/PublicServiceLoanForgiveness for more information or to see if you qualify. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS Essential functions are the basic job duties that an employee must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation. The list of essential functions, as outlined herein, is intended to be representative of the tasks performed within this classification. The omission of a function does not preclude management from assigning essential duties not listed herein if such duties relate to the position. Monitors and prints out work orders; closes out work orders performed; keeps track of work in progress Plans and assigns duties and work activities Maintains, repairs, constructs, and renovates park facilities Participates in performing custodial tasks as applies to municipal buildings and other municipal property, including trash removal Lines playing fields; drags, waters, weeds, and maintains landscaped areas on baseball and football fields, as assigned Inspects and repairs structures and buildings May supervise and participate in planting, mowing, watering, cleaning and trimming municipal parks and grounds; planting trees, flowers, and shrubbery; and operating equipment necessary in completing assigned tasks May climb trees using ropes, hooks or a hoist mounted on a truck; does necessary trimming and pruning to eliminate hazards and preserve the beauty of the trees on municipal streets and property; fell dead or dangerous trees and cut dead limbs, remove overhanging or damaged limbs May perform maintenance of municipal facilities and property, such as painting, plumbing, masonry, and landscaping work involving the use of hand and power tools Performs landscaping duties, including mowing, edging, weed eating, and blowing May be required to respond to emergency calls Performs minor equipment repair and maintenance Additional Responsibilities May operate specialized trucks, small roller, grader, cement saw, tractor and various mowing equipment. May supervise and participate in performing custodial tasks as applies to municipal buildings and other municipal property May line playing fields, drag, water, weed and maintain landscaped areas on baseball and football fields May supervise and participate in setting up and taking down of benches, seats, chairs and other equipment May act as a concession attendant when required May assign and issue tools, maintain shop area and equipment May perform minor repairs on equipment and municipal buildings including lubrication of the equipment May perform semi-skilled tasks requiring the use of hand tools and perform manual work in conjunction with job assignments May perform duties in conjunction with City street maintenance such as erecting signs, barricades and clearing debris May inspect public trees to diagnose disease; ensuring healthy tree growth; removes tree stumps Performs related work as required JOB REQUIREMENTS & WORK ENVIRONMENT High School Diploma or G.E.D. equivalent. Minimum of three (3) years of related experience using equipment powered by motor and other hand tools. Additional qualifying experience or completion of coursework at an accredited college or university in a job-related field, may substitute on a year-for-year basis for the required experience or education. Requires a Class B with airbrakes Depending on the area of specialization: Class A or passenger endorsements, and or Public Ornamental and Turf Pest Control license. Special Requirements: Availability to work staggered schedules including evening hours when necessary Essential Employees may be required to work during a declared emergency. The employee's Department Head will determine who will be required to work. PHYSICAL STANDARDS REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: The position involves heavy physical demands, such as exerting up to 100 lbs. of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 lbs. of force frequently, and/or up to 20 lbs. of force constantly to move objects. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY INFORMATION: The City of Fort Lauderdale is AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (EEO) AND AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER . All applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender (including identity or expression), marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or any other protected classification as defined by applicable law (except as limited by Personnel Rules, Collective Bargaining Agreements, or bona fide occupational qualifications). In compliance with the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988, the City of Fort Lauderdale is committed to providing a safe, quality-oriented and productive work environment consistent with the standards of the community in which it serves. Alcohol and drug abuse pose a threat to the health and safety of City's employees and to the security of the City's equipment and facilities. For these reasons, the City is committed to the elimination of drug and alcohol use and abuse in the workplace. Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) protects qualified individuals with disabilities from employment discrimination. Under the ADA, a person has a disability if he has a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits a major life activity. The physical demands described within the job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job . In compliance with the ADA, the City of Fort Lauderdale will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required. This description is subject to modification as the needs and requirements of the position change. EMPLOYEE ACKNOWLEDGEMENT I have read and understand the duties and essential functions of the position and can perform these duties with or without reasonable accommodations. I have also read and understand the EEO, Drug-Free Workplace, and ADA statements. I have been given an opportunity to ask questions, and was informed where to access the related policies. Please sign, date and present this receipt and acknowledgment form to the Human Resources Department. This receipt and acknowledgment form will be kept in your personnel file. HOW TO APPLY/ VETERAN INFORMATION APPLICATIONS WILL BE REVIEWED AND THE HIRING AUTHORITY WILL CONTACT THOSE APPLICANTS WHOSE APPLICATION REFLECTS THE BEST MATCH OF EXPERIENCE FOR THE POSITION. Per Chapter 295.07 of the Florida Statutes, veteran's preference points will be awarded for promotional exams only with regard to a veteran's first promotion after reinstatement or re-employment with the City from active duty service without exception. Proof of eligibility and the City's J-204 form must be submitted with application. Closing Date/Time: 2/27/2020 11:59 PM Eastern
City of Fort Lauderdale, FL Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
Feb 21, 2020
Full Time
POSITION SUMMARY In accordance with Article 24 of the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the City of Fort Lauderdale and Teamsters Local Union 769, for posting purposes this open-competitive job posting shall be considered as a simultaneous internal and external posting (it is open to both internal City employees and external applicants). Additionally, this job classification is subject to the terms and conditions of the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the City of Fort Lauderdale and Teamsters Local Union 769. The City of Fort Lauderdale employees possess a passion for public service demonstrated by a high degree of enthusiasm, self-reliance, and job proficiency. They effectively convey the vision and mission of the organization and provide excellent service and satisfaction to our internal and external customers. Performs progressively responsible facility maintenance duties, which includes minor repairs of building systems, cleaning restrooms, trash pick-up, etc. or performs progressively responsible grounds maintenance duties. Displays more specialized knowledge in the area of tree trimming, irrigation repair, carpentry, athletic field maintenance, etc. An employee in this class usually functions as a crew leader. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS Essential functions are the basic job duties that an employee must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation. The list of essential functions, as outlined herein, is intended to be representative of the tasks performed within this classification. The omission of a function does not preclude management from assigning essential duties not listed herein if such duties relate to the position. Monitors and prints out work orders; closes out work orders performed; keeps track of work in progress Plans and assigns duties and work activities Maintains, repairs, constructs, and renovates park facilities Participates in performing custodial tasks as applies to municipal buildings and other municipal property, including trash removal Lines playing fields; drags, waters, weeds, and maintains landscaped areas on baseball and football fields, as assigned Inspects and repairs structures and buildings May supervise and participate in planting, mowing, watering, cleaning and trimming municipal parks and grounds; planting trees, flowers, and shrubbery; and operating equipment necessary in completing assigned tasks May climb trees using ropes, hooks or a hoist mounted on a truck; does necessary trimming and pruning to eliminate hazards and preserve the beauty of the trees on municipal streets and property; fell dead or dangerous trees and cut dead limbs, remove overhanging or damaged limbs May perform maintenance of municipal facilities and property, such as painting, plumbing, masonry, and landscaping work involving the use of hand and power tools Performs landscaping duties, including mowing, edging, weed eating, and blowing May be required to respond to emergency calls Performs minor equipment repair and maintenance Additional Responsibilities May operate specialized trucks, small roller, grader, cement saw, tractor and various mowing equipment. May supervise and participate in performing custodial tasks as applies to municipal buildings and other municipal property May line playing fields, drag, water, weed and maintain landscaped areas on baseball and football fields May supervise and participate in setting up and taking down of benches, seats, chairs and other equipment May act as a concession attendant when required May assign and issue tools, maintain shop area and equipment May perform minor repairs on equipment and municipal buildings including lubrication of the equipment May perform semi-skilled tasks requiring the use of hand tools and perform manual work in conjunction with job assignments May perform duties in conjunction with City street maintenance such as erecting signs, barricades and clearing debris May inspect public trees to diagnose disease; ensuring healthy tree growth; removes tree stumps Performs related work as required JOB REQUIREMENTS & WORK ENVIRONMENT High School Diploma or G.E.D. equivalent. Minimum of three (3) years of related experience using equipment powered by motor and other hand tools. Additional qualifying experience or completion of coursework at an accredited college or university in a job-related field, may substitute on a year-for-year basis for the required experience or education. Requires a Class B with airbrakes Depending on the area of specialization: Class A or passenger endorsements, and or Public Ornamental and Turf Pest Control license. PREFERENCE: Preference will be given to those who can operate a 28-30 cubic yard dump truck, with knowledge of the hydraulics to properly drive and dump the vehicle safely. This position may require the ability to operate a claw truck, which is a self-loading vehicle with levers that operate the hydraulics system that operates the boom/bucket. Special Requirements: Availability to work staggered schedules including evening hours when necessary Essential Employees may be required to work during a declared emergency. The employee's Department Head will determine who will be required to work. PHYSICAL STANDARDS REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: The position involves heavy physical demands, such as exerting up to 100 lbs. of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 lbs. of force frequently, and/or up to 20 lbs. of force constantly to move objects. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. HOW TO APPLY/ VETERAN INFORMATION APPLICATIONS WILL BE REVIEWED AND THE HIRING AUTHORITY WILL CONTACT THOSE APPLICANTS WHOSE APPLICATION REFLECTS THE BEST MATCH OF EXPERIENCE FOR THE POSITION. Per Chapter 295.07 of the Florida Statutes, veteran's preference points will be awarded for promotional exams only with regard to a veteran's first promotion after reinstatement or re-employment with the City from active duty service without exception. Proof of eligibility and the City's J-204 form must be submitted with application. Closing Date/Time: 2/27/2020 11:59 PM Eastern
City of Fort Lauderdale, FL Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
Feb 15, 2020
Full Time
POSITION SUMMARY The City of Fort Lauderdale community builders possess a passion for public service demonstrated by a high degree of enthusiasm, self-reliance, and job proficiency. They effectively convey the vision and mission of the organization and provide excellent service and satisfaction to our internal and external customers. Supervises the technical and administrative work of more than average difficulty involving Mechanical Maintenance and repair of the City's pumping stations including re-pump stations, , water and wastewater Treatment Plants, well fields, tanks and installation, repair and maintenance of water distribution and collections systems. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS Supervises the work of assigned staff; delegates and reviews work assignments; conducts performance evaluations Identifies equipment, structures, and preventative maintenance tasks Collaborates with plant manager and chief operators regarding overall status of the plant, including ongoing and scheduled maintenance Develops plans and procedures for work performed; prepares and meets work production quotas; maintains records and submits reports of time, equipment, and material used Assists with the preparation and monitoring of the annual budget for the area of assignment Orders and maintains inventory of supplies, equipment, materials and chemicals. Participates in the installation, maintenance, and repair of equipment, as needed Makes recommendations and gives technical assistance to the activity supervisor and division manager, in addition to other City departments, on technical problems involving areas of concern Prepares Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's) Ensures compliance with safety regulations and standard operating procedures Works around high voltage, rotating equipment and various hazardous chemicals. Performs related work as required JOB REQUIREMENTS & WORK ENVIRONMENT Have successfully graduated from a standard high school or possess a G.E.D. certificate from an accredited agency. At least five (5) years of related experience. Additional qualifying experience or completion of coursework at an accredited college or university in a job-related field, may substitute on a year-for-year basis for one year of the required experience or education. State of Florida Department of Environmental Protection Water Distribution Level 3 license or Broward County Electrical Journeyman's license may be required based on location. Knowledge of state and federal guidelines for water distribution and collection systems management, as needed. HOW TO APPLY/ VETERAN INFORMATION Depending on the number of applications and the quality of their education and experience, the examination may consist of one or more of the following tests: Evaluation of Training & Experience, Oral Interview, Written Examination, or other assessment method. Applicants must attain a minimum score of 70 in each part of the examination in order to qualify. All successful applicants will be required to pass a medical examination, including drug screening , prior to appointment. Open until sufficient applicants have applied. An eligible veteran who enters an open-competitive examination shall receive preference points added to the total passing score earned in the examination as provided for in the Florida Statutes. To obtain veteran's preference, candidates MUST submit a copy of separation papers and the City of Fort Lauderdale's veteran's preference claim form ( J204 ). This job classification is in Management Category III for benefit purposes. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Fort Lauderdale, FL Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
Feb 14, 2020
Full Time
POSITION SUMMARY The City of Fort Lauderdale is seeking dynamic and goal-driven employees. Employees that are motivated to take on today's greatest challenges and rewards in the field of local public service. Employees who are passionate about making a difference and achieving our mission: We Build Community, in a fast-paced organization that operates by vision, strategy, and action. Would you fit in? Apply now. The Transportation Division is looking for a Project Manager who will work with the Department of Sustainability on the Development Review Committee. The responsibilities for the Development Review Project Manager include the review of Development Review Committee and Administrative Review applications based on the transportation practices laid out in the City of Fort Lauderdale ULDR, the Downtown Master Plan and engineering standards. The DRC Project Manager will also need to attend pre-application meetings, biweekly case review DRC meetings, bimonthly administrative review meetings, Traffic Impact Study methodology meetings and biweekly DRC meetings to review comments with applicants. The Project Manager will be responsible for coordinating all transportation related questions/concerns from the applicants. This is advanced professional and administrative work of more than average difficulty, which will involve Managing, planning, and coordinating activities of projects to ensure that goals or objectives of projects are accomplished within prescribed time frame and funding parameters. Employees in this class is responsible for performing professional work to assist with the alignment of public and private transportation projects with mobility goals in order to improve transportation system performance. Specifically, provide support to the transportation portion of the City's Development Review Committee process through reviewing site plans, traffic studies, and parking studies to identify conflicts and opportunities, and facilitating the development of mitigation strategies to address traffic impacts. A major emphasis of work is monitoring and directing the work of engineering, architectural, and utilities consultants and contractors engaged in the design, permitting, and construction of City's utilities and various other infrastructure projects. Work requires advanced project management skills and the ability to effectively negotiate with outside consultants and contractors. Responsibilities include the management of numerous projects, simultaneously, in various stages of development including planning, consultant selection, design, construction management, inspection and warranty administration. Employees in this class perform a broad range of work assignments requiring the exercise of considerable initiative and independent judgment in assuring that activities meet high standards of service, are performed with the maximum effective use of resources, and that work is accomplished in accordance with accepted technical standards and in compliance with applicable rules, regulations and laws. The employee in this class may supervise subordinate professional and paraprofessional staff and inspectors. Work is reviewed by a Senior Project Manager via conferences with the employee, through study of reports submitted, by direct observation, and by the degree of achievement of established goals, objectives, timeliness of project completion, and work plans. The City offers a wide variety of benefits to their employees. In addition to the competitive benefits package and salary, the City offers 401(a) participation with a 9% City contribution and no employee match!! Say "Hello" to the City of Fort Lauderdale and Say "Goodbye" to Your Student Loan! That's right! Under the U.S. Department of Education's Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program, the remaining balance on your student loan may be forgiven after you have made 120 qualifying monthly payments while working full-time at the City of Fort Lauderdale! Please visit www.fortlauderdale.gov/PublicServiceLoanForgiveness for more information or to see if you qualify. PLEASE NOTE : The duties of this position will include all of those duties set forth in the official job description. This position will remain open until a sufficient number of qualified applications have been received. The City offers a wide variety of benefits to their employees. In addition to the competitive benefits package and salary, the City offers 401(a) participation with a 9% City contribution and no employee match!! Say "Hello" to the City of Fort Lauderdale and Say "Goodbye" to Your Student Loan! That's right! Under the U.S. Department of Education's Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program, the remaining balance on your student loan may be forgiven after you have made 120 qualifying monthly payments while working full-time at the City of Fort Lauderdale! Please visit www.fortlauderdale.gov/PublicServiceLoanForgiveness for more information or to see if you qualify. This job classification is in Management Category III for Benefits purposes; this classification qualifies for additional benefits such as: Vehicle Allowance Employer Paid Dental Benefits Management Days in addition to Vacation and Sick time This job classification is included within the bargaining unit represented by Federation of Public Employees and therefore is subject to the terms and conditions of the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the City of Fort Lauderdale and Federation of Public Employees. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS Manages engineering and architectural consultants and contractors during the design and construction of CIP projects; performs site inspections; ensures projects are completed on time, on budget, and with high levels of quality assurance Prepares, negotiates, executes, and manages task orders for professional consultants and contractors Prepares and oversees the preparation of Requests for Proposals (RFP), Requests for Qualifications (RFQ), and other bidding documents for a variety of services and resources in compliance with municipal, state, and federal code requirements Provides analysis, evaluation, and recommendation for award of contract; prepares projects for bid, including reviewing of plans, specifications, and estimates Reviews and approves contractor and consultant pay requests Develops and monitors project scope, budget, and schedule Prepares reports for upper management and stakeholder information Provides technical information and guidance on municipal projects; resolves project related issues Prepares required municipal, state, and federal reports for various construction projects; prepares reports, memorandums, and related correspondence pertaining to contract and regulatory compliance Produces construction documents and specifications Coordinates with other City departments, external agencies and applicants on projects Drafts commission memorandum for Commission Approval Review traffic operational and safety study analysis, traffic calming implementation, maintenance of traffic plan review, traffic investigations and signing, pavement marking and signalization modifications to the existing road network Manages and supervises the work of staff dedicated to the City's maintenance of traffic process Conduct studies, compile and analyze transportation planning and traffic engineering project data and prepare a comprehensive transportation planning program. Assist in the implementation of multi modal transportation planning studies and coordinated initiatives with other transportation agency'ssuch as Broward MPO, Broward County Traffic and Engineering, Florida Department of Transportation, and other municipalities. Performs related work as required JOB REQUIREMENTS & WORK ENVIRONMENT THE REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's degree in urban design and planning, construction management, architecture, civil engineering or related field. Three (3) to five (5) years of experience in transportation and mobility project implementation, Additional qualifying experience or completion of coursework at an accredited college or university in a job-related field, may substitute on a year-for-year basis for the required experience and education. PREFERENCES: Possession of a current License as a registered Professional Engineer in the State of Florida or as a Certified Construction Manager or Certification as a Project Management Professional (PMP) Knowledge of applicable Federal, State and Local laws, rules and regulations related to Civil Engineering, Transportation Engineering, Site Plan Review, Land Use Development Prior years of experience working in the Development Review with involvement in operations of a traffic operations and management. Knowledge of transportation system performance and multi-modal operations principles and practices Strong mathematics, data collection, system performance measures, and record keeping experience Experience in database management and analytical analysis to report impacts and recommend mitigation strategies Experience with written communication skills necessary to develop memos, articles, reports, etc. that provide information clearly and concisely for a variety of audiences. HOW TO APPLY/ VETERAN INFORMATION Depending on the number of applications and the quality of their education and experience, the examination may consist of one or more of the following tests: Evaluation of Training & Experience, Oral Interview, Written Examination, or other assessment method. Applicants must attain a minimum score of 70 in each part of the examination in order to qualify. All successful applicants will be required to pass a medical examination, including drug screening , prior to appointment. Open until sufficient applicants have applied. An eligible veteran who enters an open-competitive examination shall receive preference points added to the total passing score earned in the examination as provided for in the Florida Statutes. To obtain veteran's preference, candidates MUST submit a copy of separation papers and the City of Fort Lauderdale's veteran's preference claim form ( J204 ). Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Fort Lauderdale, FL Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
Feb 11, 2020
Part Time
POSITION SUMMARY The City of Fort Lauderdale is seeking dynamic and goal-driven employees. Employees that are motivated to take on today's greatest challenges and rewards in the field of local public service. Employees who are passionate about making a difference and achieving our mission: We Build Community, in a fast-paced organization that operates by vision, strategy, and action. Would you fit in? Apply now. The employee in this class is responsible for providing instruction in a specific recreation activity. Work involves preparing samples and written directions, selecting materials and adopting suitable teaching materials to meet individual needs. Instructors are classified by experience and knowledge. Responsible for instructing/officiating sports games, ensuring participants' safety and well-being at all times. JOB REQUIREMENTS & WORK ENVIRONMENT Have successfully graduated from a standard high school or possess an acceptable G.E.D. from a recognized issuing agency. Experience in organizing and instructing groups in a wide variety of recreation activities for different age groups and interests. Supervises part-time personnel and volunteers when necessary. At Least Six (6) months experience in sports instruction or officiating with a variety of sports such as basketball, soccer, volleyball, golf and flag football PLEASE NOTE: Candidates must pass a fingerprinting/background screening process prior to employment. NOTE: Youth sports officials may also keep scorebooks, operate scoreboards and instruct Pee Wee Sports Programs. Officials are classified by experience and knowledge. HOW TO APPLY/ VETERAN INFORMATION All applicants must complete the attached supplemental worksheet as well as the standard employment application. Applications will be reviewed and the hiring authority will contact those applicants whose application reflects the best match of experience for the position. Effective July 1, 2012: The City of Fort Lauderdale now requires newly hired employees to accept payment by direct deposit. Payment by direct deposit will be a condition of employment and all new hires will be asked to designate where they would like their payroll checks to be directly deposited. Closing Date/Time: 6/30/2020 11:59 PM Eastern
City of Fort Lauderdale, FL Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
Feb 11, 2020
Part Time
POSITION SUMMARY The City of Fort Lauderdale is seeking dynamic and goal-driven employees. Employees that are motivated to take on today's greatest challenges and rewards in the field of local public service. Employees who are passionate about making a difference and achieving our mission: We Build Community, in a fast-paced organization that operates by vision, strategy, and action. Would you fit in? Apply now This is specialized recreational work of an instructional nature. An employee in this class is responsible for providing instruction in a specific recreation activity on a part-time basis. Work also involves preparing samples and written directions, selecting materials, and adopting suitable teaching methods to meet individual needs. Work is performed under the direction of a recreation supervisor, who formulates the general policies, schedules meeting dates, and otherwise assists in seeing that the activity is provided with adequate space and necessary materials and supplies in order that it may attain the desired objectives. The employee is expected to use acquired specialized knowledge in instructing participants in such activities as dancing, music, crafts, tennis, swimming, dramatics, gymnastics and boxing. JOB REQUIREMENTS & WORK ENVIRONMENT Have successfully graduated from a standard high school or possess an acceptable G.E.D. from a recognized issuing agency. Experience in organizing and instructing groups in a wide variety of recreation activities for different age groups and interests. Supervises part-time personnel and volunteers when necessary. At Least Six (6) months experience in sports instruction or officiating with a variety of sports such as basketball, soccer, volleyball, golf and flag football PLEASE NOTE: Candidates must pass a fingerprinting/background screening process prior to employment. NOTE: Youth sports officials may also keep scorebooks, operate scoreboards and instruct Pee Wee Sports Programs. Officials are classified by experience and knowledge. HOW TO APPLY/ VETERAN INFORMATION All applicants must complete the attached supplemental worksheet as well as the standard employment application. Applications will be reviewed and the hiring authority will contact those applicants whose application reflects the best match of experience for the position. Effective July 1, 2012: The City of Fort Lauderdale now requires newly hired employees to accept payment by direct deposit. Payment by direct deposit will be a condition of employment and all new hires will be asked to designate where they would like their payroll checks to be directly deposited. Closing Date/Time: 6/30/2020 2:32 PM Eastern
City of Fort Lauderdale, FL Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
Feb 11, 2020
Part Time
POSITION SUMMARY The employee in this class, under general supervision, is responsible for the organization and personal leadership of a variety of recreation activities in an indoor and/or outdoor recreation center or facility. NOTE: Minors (14 to 17 years of age) employed must be given work assignments that are in compliance with the Federal and Florida State Statutes. JOB REQUIREMENTS & WORK ENVIRONMENT Six (6) months experience in sports instruction or officiating with a variety of sports such as basketball, soccer, volleyball, golf and flag football. NOTE: Youth sports officials may also keep scorebooks, operate scoreboards and instruct Pee Wee Sports Programs. Officials are classified by experience and knowledge. HOW TO APPLY/ VETERAN INFORMATION All applicants must complete the attached supplemental worksheet as well as the standard employment application. Applications will be reviewed and the hiring authority will contact those applicants whose application reflects the best match of experience for the position. Effective July 1, 2012: The City of Fort Lauderdale now requires newly hired employees to accept payment by direct deposit. Payment by direct deposit will be a condition of employment and all new hires will be asked to designate where they would like their payroll checks to be directly deposited. Closing Date/Time: 6/30/2020 11:59 PM Eastern
City of Fort Lauderdale, FL Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
Feb 11, 2020
Part Time
POSITION SUMMARY The City of Fort Lauderdale community builders possess a passion for public service demonstrated by a high degree of enthusiasm, self-reliance, and job proficiency. They effectively convey the vision and mission of the organization and provide excellent service and satisfaction to our internal and external customers. Maintains surveillance and enforces pool regulations to ensure and secure the safety of pool patrons. Serves as a lead to part-time and temporary lifeguards. Administers First Aid and CPR as needed. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS Essential functions are the basic job duties that an employee must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation. The list of essential functions, as outlined herein, is intended to be representative of the tasks performed within this classification. The omission of a function does not preclude management from assigning essential duties not listed herein if such duties relate to the position. Monitors activities in and near the water through patron surveillance Enforces facility safety rules and regulations and educates patrons Recognizes and provides quick response to any and all emergencies including rescue, First Aid and CPR Performs opening and closing duties including safety checks and inspections Conducts safety orientations, administers swim tests and fits life jackets Works as a team with other lifeguards, city staff and management Cleans and performs pool maintenance Performs related work as required JOB REQUIREMENTS & WORK ENVIRONMENT MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS Must be at least 15 years of age. American Red Cross CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer certificate, or equivalent. Possess a current and valid American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Certificate, or be able to obtain one within six (6) months from date of appointment. Some positions may require a valid American Red Cross Waterfront/Waterpark Lifeguard Certificate, or be able to obtain one within six (6) months from date of appointment. All required certifications, whether possessed at time of application or obtained after appointment, must be kept current to continue employment in this class. Must be able to successfully pass a performance test which includes simulated pool rescues. This test must be successfully passed every six (6) months after employment. A valid State of Florida driver's license may be required. VISION REQUIREMENTS - Must be free from color blindness and have no permanent abnormality of either eye; must have at least 20/50 vision in each eye without correction (glasses or contacts) and must have 20/20 vision in each eye separately with correction. Employees are required to wear corrective lenses while on duty if vision is not at least 20/50 without correction. THE VISION REQUIREMENTS CANNOT BE WAIVED UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES. An employee who has undergone radial keratotomy may not be examined until six (6) weeks have elapsed from their last surgical procedure and must at that time meet the above stated vision requirements. PREFERENCES: High school diploma, G.E.D equivalency or higher degree. Have at least one (1) year of full-time, paid work experience in implementing water safety instruction programs and administering safety training and rescue, preferably including some supervisory experience or training in the enforcement of rules and regulations for public aquatic facilities. Possess a current and valid American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Certificate, and American Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor certificate. Applicants with experience in aquatics programming and some supervisory experience or training may be given preference - i.e. American Red Cross Instructor Trainer certification. National Swimming Pool Foundation Certified Pool Operator certification or National Recreation and Park Association Aquatic Facility Operator Certification. PLEASE ATTACH A COPY OF EACH CERTIFICATION TO YOUR APPLICATION HOW TO APPLY/ VETERAN INFORMATION MEDICAL EXAMINATION - Prior to being hired, candidates are required to successfully complete a medical examination by the City of Fort Lauderdale's licensed physician. A drug screen test is part of this examination. SWIM TEST - Candidates are required to pass a swim test prior to appointment. To obtain information regarding Lifeguard Training or Water Safety Instructor courses administered by the American Red Cross Association contact: American Red Cross - Broward County Chapter Telephone: (954) 797-3800 or www.ARCBCC.org The results of the performance test will be valid for thirty (30) days only. Unsuccessful applicants or those not hired within 30 days, must reapply and retake the test after 30 days. The skills listed below in the performance tests are representative but not all-inclusive of the performance test requirements. In order to be eligible for a Pool Lifeguard position with the City of Fort Lauderdale, you must: 200-yard swim under 4 minutes Treading Water for 2 minutes Brick Retrieval Front Rescue-Active Victim Rear Rescue - Active Victim Head Neck or Spinal Injury in Shallow Water Submerged Passive Victim in Deep Water with 3 minutes of CPR Candidates must pass ALL seven (7) components to successfully complete the performance exam. APPLICATIONS WILL BE REVIEWED AND THE HIRING AUTHORITY WILL CONTACT THOSE APPLICANTS WHOSE APPLICATION REFLECTS THE BEST MATCH OF EXPERIENCE FOR THE POSITION. Closing Date/Time: 6/30/2020 11:59 PM Eastern
City of Fort Lauderdale, FL Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
Feb 11, 2020
Part Time
POSITION SUMMARY The City of Fort Lauderdale community builders possess a passion for public service demonstrated by a high degree of enthusiasm, self-reliance, and job proficiency. They effectively convey the vision and mission of the organization and provide excellent service and satisfaction to our internal and external customers. Maintains surveillance and enforces pool regulations to ensure and secure the safety of pool patrons. Serves as a lead to part-time and temporary lifeguards. Administers First Aid and CPR as needed. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS Essential functions are the basic job duties that an employee must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation. The list of essential functions, as outlined herein, is intended to be representative of the tasks performed within this classification. The omission of a function does not preclude management from assigning essential duties not listed herein if such duties relate to the position. Monitors activities in and near the water through patron surveillance Enforces facility safety rules and regulations and educates patrons Recognizes and provides quick response to any and all emergencies including rescue, First Aid and CPR Performs opening and closing duties including safety checks and inspections Conducts safety orientations, administers swim tests and fits life jackets Works as a team with other lifeguards, city staff and management Cleans and performs pool maintenance Performs related work as required JOB REQUIREMENTS & WORK ENVIRONMENT MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS Must be at least 15 years of age. American Red Cross CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer certificate, or equivalent. Possess a current and valid American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Certificate, or be able to obtain one within six (6) months from date of appointment. Some positions may require a valid American Red Cross Waterfront/Waterpark Lifeguard Certificate, or be able to obtain one within six (6) months from date of appointment. All required certifications, whether possessed at time of application or obtained after appointment, must be kept current to continue employment in this class. Must be able to successfully pass a performance test which includes simulated pool rescues. This test must be successfully passed every six (6) months after employment. A valid State of Florida driver's license may be required. VISION REQUIREMENTS - Must be free from color blindness and have no permanent abnormality of either eye; must have at least 20/50 vision in each eye without correction (glasses or contacts) and must have 20/20 vision in each eye separately with correction. Employees are required to wear corrective lenses while on duty if vision is not at least 20/50 without correction. THE VISION REQUIREMENTS CANNOT BE WAIVED UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES. An employee who has undergone radial keratotomy may not be examined until six (6) weeks have elapsed from their last surgical procedure and must at that time meet the above stated vision requirements. PREFERENCES: High school diploma, G.E.D equivalency or higher degree. Have at least one (1) year of full-time, paid work experience in implementing water safety instruction programs and administering safety training and rescue, preferably including some supervisory experience or training in the enforcement of rules and regulations for public aquatic facilities. Possess a current and valid American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Certificate, and American Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor certificate. Applicants with experience in aquatics programming and some supervisory experience or training may be given preference - i.e. American Red Cross Instructor Trainer certification. National Swimming Pool Foundation Certified Pool Operator certification or National Recreation and Park Association Aquatic Facility Operator Certification PLEASE ATTACH A COPY OF EACH CERTIFICATION TO YOUR APPLICATION HOW TO APPLY/ VETERAN INFORMATION MEDICAL EXAMINATION - Prior to being hired, candidates are required to successfully complete a medical examination by the City of Fort Lauderdale's licensed physician. A drug screen test is part of this examination. SWIM TEST - Candidates are required to pass a swim test prior to appointment. To obtain information regarding Lifeguard Training or Water Safety Instructor courses administered by the American Red Cross Association contact: American Red Cross - Broward County Chapter Telephone: (954) 797-3800 or www.ARCBCC.org The results of the performance test will be valid for thirty (30) days only. Unsuccessful applicants or those not hired within 30 days, must reapply and retake the test after 30 days. The skills listed below in the performance tests are representative but not all-inclusive of the performance test requirements. In order to be eligible for a Pool Lifeguard position with the City of Fort Lauderdale, you must: 200-yard swim under 4 minutes Treading Water for 2 minutes Brick Retrieval Front Rescue-Active Victim Rear Rescue - Active Victim Head Neck or Spinal Injury in Shallow Water Submerged Passive Victim in Deep Water with 3 minutes of CPR Candidates must pass ALL seven (7) components to successfully complete the performance exam. APPLICATIONS WILL BE REVIEWED AND THE HIRING AUTHORITY WILL CONTACT THOSE APPLICANTS WHOSE APPLICATION REFLECTS THE BEST MATCH OF EXPERIENCE FOR THE POSITION. Closing Date/Time: 6/30/2020 11:59 PM Eastern
City of Fort Lauderdale, FL Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
Feb 04, 2020
Part Time
POSITION SUMMARY THIS POSTING IS FOR PT CUSTODIAN ONLY The City of Fort Lauderdale is seeking dynamic and goal-driven employees. Employees that are motivated to take on today's greatest challenges and rewards in the field of local public service. Employees who are passionate about making a difference and achieving our mission: We Build Community, in a fast-paced organization that operates by vision, strategy, and action. Would you fit in? Apply now. This is routine manual work in the cleaning and maintenance of City buildings and facilities. Although the duties of this position place emphasis upon janitorial activities, additional tasks may include minor non-electrical equipment repair and maintenance. Work is performed in accordance with established routines with specific instructions provided on non-routine tasks. The employee may work without close supervision. Work is reviewed by the supervisor based on duties and responsibilities assigned to the employee. NOTE: The duties of this position will include all of those duties set forth in the official job description. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS THIS POSTING DOES NOT HAVE AN END DATE, AS VACANCIES BECOME AVAILABLE APPLICATIONS WILL BE REVIEWED. IF YOU ARE CHOSEN FOR AN INTERVIEW YOU WILL BE NOTIFIED JOB REQUIREMENTS & WORK ENVIRONMENT Have some experience in the performance of manual or custodial work, including the use of non mechanized tools and the operation of light power equipment. SPECIAL REQUIREMENT: Certain positions may require possession of a valid State of Florida driver's license. HOW TO APPLY/ VETERAN INFORMATION Applications will be reviewed and the hiring authority will contact those applicants whose application reflects the best match of experience for the position. Closing Date/Time: 3/8/2020 2:43 PM Eastern
City of Fort Lauderdale, FL Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
Jan 28, 2020
Full Time
POSITION SUMMARY The City of Fort Lauderdale community builders possess a passion for public service demonstrated by a high degree of enthusiasm, self-reliance, and job proficiency. They effectively convey the vision and mission of the organization and provide excellent service and satisfaction to our internal and external customers. This is sub-professional engineering and administrative work of more than average difficulty involved with the implementation and management of various annual infrastructure maintenance contracts or programs; preparing plans, designing, drafting, and reviewing smaller engineering projects; and assisting engineers with various aspects of complex engineering projects.An employee in this class coordinates and performs all work associated with various annual infrastructure maintenance programs including preparation of written specifications, interacting with contractors and citizens regarding program issues, preparing and compiling change orders, approving program payments, and recommending program improvements. Work also includes engineering and legal research to determine the feasibility of proposed projects, preparation of complex construction drawings utilizing Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CADD) equipment, performing detailed calculations in the review of design projects, and the evaluation of field conditions. Under direction, an employee in this class exercises reasonable initiative and independent judgment with an engineering manager available for assistance in handling difficult or unusual work situations. Work assignments are received from a superior and are reviewed while in progress and upon completion. JOB REQUIREMENTS & WORK ENVIRONMENT Have successfully graduated from a standard high school or possess an acceptable G.E.D. certificate from a recognized issuing agency, preferably supplemented by college level courses in civil engineering or a closely related field. Have at least four (4) years of varied progressively responsible technical engineering experience which includes experience in either the design, drafting, development, or construction of engineering projects, and considerable public contact experience in an engineering environment. Some experience/training using Autocad 2009; preferably experience/training using Civil 3D software. Experience with computer graphics software is preferred. HOW TO APPLY/ VETERAN INFORMATION Depending on the number of applicants and the quality of their education and experience, the examination may consist of one or more of the following tests: Evaluation of Training and Experience, Oral Interview, Written Examination, or other assessment method. Applicants must attain a minimum score of 70 in each part of the examination in order to qualify. All successful applicants will be required to pass a medical examination, including drug screening, prior to appointment. An eligible veteran who enters an open-competitive examination shall receive preference points added to the total passing score earned in the examination as provided for in the Florida Statutes. To obtain veteran's preference, candidates MUST submit a copy of separation papers and the City of Fort Lauderdale's veteran's preference claim form ( J204 ). Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Fort Lauderdale, FL Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
Jan 16, 2020
Full Time
POSITION SUMMARY The City of Fort Lauderdale community builders possess a passion for public service demonstrated by a high degree of enthusiasm, self-reliance, and job proficiency. They effectively convey the vision and mission of the organization and provide excellent service and satisfaction to our internal and external customers. Performs progressively responsible work in the operation and maintenance of a treatment plant and related equipment. Monitors automated plant equipment through visual inspection for proper operating parameters and mechanical integrity. Maintains a plant log detailing specific information to be saved for record and following shifts. Takes samples at multiple sample points for laboratory analysis and compares to automated instrumentation outputs; records and presents findings as appropriate. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS Performs chemical analysis to ensure it meets highest quality standards Observes and report any abnormalities in quality or equipment around the plant Monitors injection well tests; inspects storage tanks around the plant Assists in the preparation of various reports; documents sampling results on plant documents Reads a variety of charts and meters; maintains accurate log sheets Collects samples from different stages of treatment for chemical, physical, or biological analysis Prepares work order requests to repair or calibrate plant equipment Records and orders chemicals and supplies needed to test samples to analysis; receives and logs in all chemicals and supplies delivered Assists in transferring chemicals from bulk tanks to day tanks, as needed. Attends department meetings and/or safety classes as requested Ensures compliance with safety regulations and standard operating procedures and Federal, State, and County regulations Monitors automated plant equipment through visual inspection for proper operating parameters and mechanical integrity; maintains a plant log detailing specific information Operates and adjusts pumps, agitators, computers, valves, and other equipment in order to maintain the highest degree of treatment Collaborates with maintenance staff on specific projects from an operational perspective; adjusts or bypasses specific areas, processes, or equipment to ensure consistent treatment, plant integrity, and safety as required Receives, tests, stores, monitors, changes, and returns liquid chlorine cylinders as needed. Works around high voltage, rotating equipment and various hazardous chemicals. May assist in instructing and familiarizing trainees with the various aspects of plant operation Performs related work as required JOB REQUIREMENTS & WORK ENVIRONMENT High School Diploma on G.E.D. equivalency six (6) months or more of additional training One (1) to three (3) years of experience in the operation of water treatment plant. State of Florida Class C Certified Operator's License in water. Special Requirements: Essential Employees may be required to work during a declared emergency. The employee's Department Head will determine who will be required to work. HOW TO APPLY/ VETERAN INFORMATION Depending on the number of applicants and the quality of their education and experience, the examination may consist of one or more of the following tests: Evaluation of Training and Experience, Oral Interview, Written Examination, or other assessment method. Applicants must attain a minimum score of 70 in each part of the examination in order to qualify. All successful applicants will be required to pass a medical examination, including drug screening, prior to appointment. An eligible veteran who enters an open-competitive examination shall receive preference points added to the total passing score earned in the examination as provided for in the Florida Statutes. To obtain veteran's preference, candidates MUST submit a copy of separation papers and the City of Fort Lauderdale's veteran's preference claim form ( J204 ). Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Fort Lauderdale, FL Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
Jan 10, 2020
Full Time
POSITION SUMMARY *Previously Advertised: Former applicants that ranked are still under consideration and do not need to reapply. The City of Fort Lauderdale is seeking Utility Service Representatives. Employees that are motivated to take on today's greatest challenges and rewards in the field of local public service. Employees who are passionate about making a difference and achieving our mission: We Build Community, in a fast-paced organization that operates by vision, strategy, and action. Would you fit in? Click here to apply. The ideal candidate will perform an initial investigation of complaints received through various sources and dispatched by the City's Central Customer Service Division. Investigates citizen complaints relating to such areas as water, wastewater, stormwater, potholes, sinkholes, swale area, debris in the right-of-way or damaged hydrants. The ideal candidate will also determine the nature of the complaint, if it is the City's or citizen's responsibility, if immediate minor repairs can be performed and locate and mark water mains, service lines, sewer lines, force mains, and gravity mains for various work crews. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS Essential functions are the basic job duties that an employee must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation. The list of essential functions, as outlined herein, is intended to be representative of the tasks performed within this classification. The omission of a function does not preclude management from assigning essential duties not listed herein if such duties relate to the position. Responds to and investigates customer complaints; locates and operates valves as required to conduct repairs Locates all utilities assets in City right of way Coordinates line locations with Sunshine 811 Investigates and clears sewer stoppages Inspects roadways prior to and after construction for covered valves and damage Investigates and makes corrections to utilities maps for water and sewer Serves as first line of communication and interaction with construction team and the general public Conducts service investigations; rereads meters when necessary; connects and disconnects water meters for non-payment, illegal usage, or for vacating or new residents Detects and secures meter leaks; makes minor repairs, as necessary, such as tightening spud nuts and replacing missing valve box lids or inserts Maintains tools and equipment in a safe and proper working condition Reads and interprets city maps and atlases Operates city isolation valves in the event of a water force main breaks Ensures compliance with safety regulations and standard operating procedures Uses iPad, digital hand-held tools and asset management systems Performs onsite public outreach for when neighbors are impacted Interfacing with QAlert Program, GIS and asset management system Performs related work as required Special Requirements: Effective January 1, 2019 , Bargaining Unit members employed as Utility Service Representative , and assigned to water distribution shall possess and maintain a Level 3 or higher water distribution system operator license from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection. Essential Employees may be required to work during a declared emergency. The employee's Department Head will determine who will be required to work. Non-Essential Employees will not be required to work during a declared emergency but may be required to work in some capacity after the declared emergency. The employee's Department Head will determine when the employee will be required to work PHYSICAL STANDARDS REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: The position involves light physical demands, such as exerting up to 20 lbs. of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 lbs. of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. PERFORMANCE INDICATORS: CORE COMPETENCIES Passion for job : Maintains a high degree of enthusiasm, self-reliance, and self-starting approach to achieve and maintain higher levels of performance. Lead by example to inspire employee commitment and motivation to ensure that Community Builders (employees) and neighbors (customers) experience the highest level of service and satisfaction. Commitment to Excellence/Continuous Improvement : Demonstrates a commitment to quality, takes pride in work, and strives to deliver the best possible results. Upholds the City's Quality Management System (QMS) through provision of consistent quality services that meet the needs and expectations of neighbors (customers) and other interested parties. Aims to enhance neighbor satisfaction with city services by looking for opportunities to improve performance, generating ideas for improving processes, and thoroughly reviews work. Resilience, determination and innovation are all qualities essential for success. Job Knowledge: The demonstration of specialized knowledge required to perform the job. Takes initiative in learning and implementing new concepts, technologies, and/or methods. Customer Service Orientation : Keeps internal and/or external customer(s) in mind at all times. Strives to proactively address customer concerns and needs. Assists business partners and neighbors to achieve their work goals via application of their own skills and knowledge; strives to provide consistent customer satisfaction and proactively seek customer feedback. Personal Credibility: Projects self-control, confidence, and composure while managing emotions, time, energy, and performance. Results Orientation: Demonstrates knowledge of what results are important and focuses resources to achieve them. Accountability: Takes personal responsibility for outcomes. Engagement: Care about work assignments and meets expectations for work schedules and accomplishing assignments. Shows commitment to the organization and its goals. Communication: Speaks, writes, and listens effectively in a variety of circumstances, shares information and ideas with others. Ethics and Integrity : Degree of trustworthiness and ethical behavior of an individual with consideration for the knowledge one has of the impact and consequences when making a decision or taking action. All community builders should familiarize themselves with the City's Policy and Standards Manual (PSM) Chapter 6, Section 10, Sub Section 8 (City Employee Code of Ethics). Teamwork: Works effectively with others to achieve business goals and objectives. Takes steps to promote cohesiveness, collaboration and synergy with associates throughout the organization. Bridges personal, business and cultural differences to work effectively in team settings. SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES Conflict Management: Addressing and resolving conflict constructively by facilitating agreements between two or more parties. Goal Orientation: Focuses on achieving goals and results; willing to persist in the face of obstacles. Productivity & Work Quality: Ensures quality of work and work products match organization and department expectations. Reviews one's own work for completeness and accuracy, seeks information or assistance when needed, and works well with other employees to provide quality work products and seeks to improve processes and practices to enhance quality and productivity. Safety/Security: Provide a safe, secure and healthy workplace for all employees. Establish and maintain an effective safety, security-conscious and health program within established safety policies and guidelines. Work Coordination: Conducting his or herself in a professional manner in the work environment and completing work of acceptable quality and within established timelines. SUPERVISORY / NON-SUPERVISORY COMPETENCIES Continuous Learning: The extent to which one can independently determine the need for personal and professional growth, appropriately identifies relevant learning opportunities, and willingly participates in such developmental opportunities. Time Management: Ability to prioritize and organize own actions to achieve targeted objectives. SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION Established Date: 11/18/2018 Revised Date: January 15, 2019 Management Category: N/A Classification Level: Foundation FLSA: Non-Exempt EEO Code: 8 - Service/Maintenance Workers Job Code: TM133 Pay Grade: TG05 The City of Fort Lauderdale is AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (EEO) AND AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER . All applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender (including identity or expression), marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or any other protected classification as defined by applicable law (except as limited by Personnel Rules, Collective Bargaining Agreements, or bona fide occupational qualifications). In compliance with the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988, the City of Fort Lauderdale is committed to providing a safe, quality-oriented and productive work environment consistent with the standards of the community in which it serves. Alcohol and drug abuse poses a threat to the health and safety of City's community builders and to the security of the City's equipment and facilities. For these reasons, the City is committed to the elimination of drug and alcohol use and abuse in the workplace. Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) protects qualified individuals with disabilities from employment discrimination. Under the ADA, a person has a disability if he has a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits a major life activity. The physical demands described within the job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job . In compliance with the ADA, the City of Fort Lauderdale will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required. This description is subject to modification as the needs and requirements of the position change. JOB REQUIREMENTS & WORK ENVIRONMENT Have successfully graduated from a standard high school or possess an acceptable G.E.D. certificate equivalency. Must possess at least three (3) years of experience in repairing and/or installing water, wastewater, or stormwater mains; some experience involving public contact or customer service. Must possess a Class B Commercial Driver's License Must possess a Water Distribution Level 3 license Additional qualifying experience or completion of coursework at an accredited college or university in a job-related field, may substitute on a year-for-year basis for one year of the required experience or education. HOW TO APPLY/ VETERAN INFORMATION Depending on the number of applicants and the quality of their education and experience, the examination may consist of one or more of the following tests: Evaluation of Training and Experience, Oral Interview, Written Examination, or other assessment method. Applicants must attain a minimum score of 70 in each part of the examination in order to qualify. All successful applicants will be required to pass a medical examination, including drug screening , prior to appointment. Open until sufficient applicants have applied . An eligible veteran who enters an open-competitive examination shall receive preference points added to the total passing score earned in the examination as provided for in the Florida Statutes. To obtain veteran's preference, candidates MUST submit a copy of separation papers and the City of Fort Lauderdale's veteran's preference claim form ( J204 ). Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Fort Lauderdale, FL Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
Jan 09, 2020
Full Time
POSITION SUMMARY *Previously Advertised: Former applicants that ranked are still under consideration and do not need to reapply. The City of Fort Lauderdale community builders possess a passion for public service demonstrated by a high degree of enthusiasm, self-reliance, and job proficiency. They effectively convey the vision and mission of the organization and provide excellent service and satisfaction to our internal and external customers. Would you fit in? Click here to apply . Designs, implements, and supports a complete Information Security program, consisting of hardware, software, policies and procedures, which ensures the confidentiality, integrity and availability of all information systems in the City of Fort Lauderdale network. This program encompasses many departments such as, Police, Fire, and SCADA networks. Supervises support staff and evaluates operating policies and procedures and makes recommendations to improve security and operating efficiency and productivity. NOTE: The duties of this position will include all of those duties set forth in the official job description. The City offers a wide variety of benefits to their employees. In addition to the competitive benefits package and salary, the City offers 401(a) participation with a 9% City contribution and no employee match! Student Loan Forgiveness: Say "Hello" to the City of Fort Lauderdale and Say "Goodbye" to Your Student Loan. That's right! Under the U.S. Department of Education's Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program, the remaining balance on your student loan may be forgiven after you have made 120 qualifying monthly payments while working full-time at the City of Fort Lauderdale! Learn more about this valuable program at www.StudentAid.gov/publicservice . This job classification is in Management Category II for benefits purposes. This job classification is included within the bargaining unit represented by Federation of Public Employees and therefore is subject to the terms and conditions of the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the City of Fort Lauderdale and Federation of Public Employees. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS Essential functions are the basic job duties that an employee must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation. The list of essential functions, as outlined herein, is intended to be representative of the tasks performed within this classification. The omission of a function does not preclude management from assigning essential duties not listed herein if such duties relate to the position. Designs, implements and supports secure information security architecture for the City of Fort Lauderdale Provides Audit and Compliance assessments for a multitude of different standards Develops policies, procedures, and standards that meet existing and newly developed policy and regulatory requirements Supervises and coordinates the activities of subordinates including determining work procedures and schedules; issuing instructions and assigning duties; reviewing work; recommending personnel actions; conducting performance reviews; and conducting departmental training and orientation Leads project implementation with large groups of people from varying departments Evaluates the impact that future projects will have on the City of Fort Lauderdale's network Researches current threats and understands the possible impact of threats on the security infrastructure Creating, managing, and maintaining IT security awareness and risk/training curriculum. Review proposals for purchases to ensure that enterprise-wide solutions contain appropriate levels of security built into their products or services Lead the City's vendor risk management program Documents security concerns and alerts the Chief Technology Officer to security issues in a timely manner upon discovery Reviews and evaluates operating policies and procedures and makes recommendations to improve security and operating efficiency and productivity. Assists in the testing, selection, placement, implementation, documentation, operation and maintenance of various information security technologies Maintains logs and writes reports regarding information security activity Plans, coordinates, manages, or performs both internal and external security assessments, and audits evidence-gathering exercises. Trains and supervises, assigns and reviews the work of less experienced Security team members and direct reports. Keeps apprised of latest developments and updates in information security technology Performs related work as required JOB REQUIREMENTS & WORK ENVIRONMENT MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Management Information Systems or a related field. At least five (5) years of experience in the design, implementation, and support of enterprise-wide IT security programs (hardware, software, policies and procedures) including writing and auditing of policy, procedures and standards, and at least one (1) year of supervisory experience preferred. Additional qualifying experience or completion of coursework at an accredited college or university in a job-related field, may substitute on a year-for-year basis for the required experience or education. PREFERENCES: Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC), Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), or other relevant security certifications Experience with the following: Palo Alto; antivirus familiarity and importance; vulnerability assessment; security best practices; data protection, including disaster recovery plan (DRP) and business continuity planning (BCP); email security; intrusion detection system (IDS) deployment and turning; Windows active directory (AD) security; and payment card industry (PCI) compliance. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: An in-depth pre-employment background check, including a polygraph exam, will be conducted as part of the selection process as this position is deemed security-sensitive. Felony convictions, convictions of crimes of moral turpitude, or convictions of misdemeanors related to job duties may disqualify you from being considered for this position. It is your responsibility to provide at time of application, an official disposition of all charges of which you were found guilty, had adjudication withheld, or pled no contest. Positions working with Police systems will require CJIS Certification (Florida Dept. of Law Enforcement) Essential Employees may be required to work during a declared emergency. The employee's Department Head will determine who will be required to work. PHYSICAL STANDARDS REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: The position is generally sedentary. Employees sit most of the time, but may walk or stand for brief periods of time. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. HOW TO APPLY/ VETERAN INFORMATION Depending on the number of applicants and the quality of their education and experience, the examination may consist of one or more of the following tests: Evaluation of Training and Experience, Oral Interview, Written Examination, or other assessment method. Applicants must attain a minimum score of 70 in each part of the examination in order to qualify. All successful applicants may be required to take a medical examination and/or pass a drug screening prior to appointment. An eligible veteran who enters an open-competitive examination shall receive preference points added to the total passing score earned in the examination as provided for in the Florida Statutes. To obtain veteran's preference, candidates MUST submit a copy of separation papers and the City of Fort Lauderdale's veteran's preference claim form ( J204 ). Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Fort Lauderdale, FL Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
Dec 27, 2019
Full Time
POSITION SUMMARY The City of Fort Lauderdale is seeking dynamic and goal-driven employees. Employees that are motivated to take on today's greatest challenges and rewards in the field of local public service. Employees who are passionate about making a difference and achieving our mission: We Build Community, in a fast-paced organization that operates by vision, strategy, and action. Click here to apply. This is entry level work of routine difficulty in the operation of a large, complex wastewater treatment plant which includes cryogenic oxygen production, advanced chemical treatment, advanced sludge dewatering facilities and computer process control. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS Essential functions are the basic job duties that an employee must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation. The list of essential functions, as outlined herein, is intended to be representative of the tasks performed within this classification. The omission of a function does not preclude management from assigning essential duties not listed herein if such duties relate to the position. Participates in instructing and familiarizing apprentices and newly hired operators with the various aspects of plant operation Performs chemical analysis to ensure it meets highest quality standards Observes and reports any abnormalities in quality or equipment around the plant Monitors injection well tests; inspects storage tanks around the plant Assists in the preparation of various reports; documents sampling results on plant documents Reads a variety of charts and meters; maintains accurate log sheet Collects samples from different stages of treatment for chemical, physical, or biological analysis Prepares work order requests to repair or calibrate plant equipment Records and orders chemicals and supplies needed to test samples to analysis; receives and logs in all chemicals and supplies delivered Assists in transferring chemicals from bulk tanks to day tanks, as needed Attends department meeting and/or safety classes as requested Ensures compliance with safety regulations and standard operating procedures, Federal, State, and County regulations Monitors automated plant equipment through visual inspection for proper operating parameters and mechanical integrity; maintains a plant log detailing specific information Operates and adjusts pumps, agitators, computers, valves, and other equipment in order to maintain the highest degree of treatment Collaborates with maintenance staff on specific projects from an operational perspective; adjusts or bypasses specific areas, processes, or equipment to ensure consistent treatment, plant integrity, and safety as required. Receives, tests, stores, monitors, changes, and returns liquid chlorine cylinders as needed. Works around high voltage, rotating equipment and various hazardous chemicals. Performs related work as required PHYSICAL STANDARDS REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: The position involves medium physical demands, such as exerting up to 50 lbs. of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 lbs. of force frequently, and/or up to 10 lbs. of force constantly to move objects. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. JOB REQUIREMENTS & WORK ENVIRONMENT 1. Have graduated from a standard high school or possess an acceptable G.E.D. certificate from a recognized issuing agency. 2. Have one (1) year of operating work experience in an activated sludge wastewater treatment plant. This experience must include sludge processing and chemical treatment including chlorination, polymers and other process control chemicals, and responsibility for preventive maintenance of equipment. 3. Must possess a current State of Florida Class "C" Certified Operator's License in wastewater in compliance with chapter 17.16 of the Florida Administrative Code and all revisions thereof. 4. Possess a Florida driver's license and have an acceptable driving record. Special Requirements: Essential Employees may be required to work during a declared emergency. The employee's Department Head will determine who will be required to work. Non-Essential Employees will not be required to work during a declared emergency but may be required to work in some capacity after the declared emergency. The employee's Department Head will determine when the employee will be required to work. HOW TO APPLY/ VETERAN INFORMATION Depending on the number of applicants and the quality of their education and experience, the examination may consist of one or more of the following tests: Evaluation of Training and Experience, Oral Interview, Written Examination, or other assessment method. Applicants must attain a minimum score of 70 in each part of the examination in order to qualify. All successful applicants may be required to take a medical examination and/or pass a drug screening prior to appointment. An eligible veteran who enters an open-competitive examination shall receive preference points added to the total passing score earned in the examination as provided for in the Florida Statutes. To obtain veteran's preference, candidates MUST submit a copy of separation papers and the City of Fort Lauderdale's veteran's preference claim form ( J204 ) at time of application. Closing Date/Time: Continuous