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.

43 job(s) at City of Fort Lauderdale

City of Fort Lauderdale, FL City of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
Aug 14, 2019
Full Time
  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.   Leads, monitors, and coordinates various financial activities for a designated department. Coordinates and prepares the department's operating and capital budgets. 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. Under general direction, the incumbent exercises considerable initiative and independent judgment in the performance of work activities.  Work is reviewed by periodic conferences, audits, and by the degree of achievement of established goals, objectives, and work plans. The incumbent supervises professional personnel responsible for budget preparation, contract procurement, grant administration, and data control; assigns and evaluates the work performance of employees. Responsibilities include preparing and overseeing the department's operating budget; overseeing the contract and procurement process; tracking and monitoring Capital Improvement Projects (CIP) and approving funding requests; working with the Business Manager, project managers and financial staff to establish and adhere to CIP guidelines and budgetary restrictions; forecasting and reviewing revenue and expense projections and advising management for budgetary planning; compiling and reviewing monthly financial and operating reports for accuracy and maintenance of budget requirements; and advising management of budgetary deviation and possible cost cutting alternatives. This position is also responsible for maintaining records; tracking the department's performance and preparing reports; composing and signing correspondence to City Commission, citizens and other government agencies, contractors, vendors and City personnel; and requires the ability to identify problems and propose effective solutions.   JOB REQUIREMENTS & WORK ENVIRONMENT: Bachelor's Degree in finance or accounting and five (5) to seven (7) years of experience in accounting, finance, or related field. Progressively responsible experience in professional accounting or other phase of fiscal management, including development and administration of a municipal budget and preparation of financial reports. Experience must have included at least one (1) year in a supervisory capacity. Additional qualifying experience may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required college education.  A Master's Degree in Business or Public Administration 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.  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. This job classification is in Management Category IV for benefit purposes.  The City of Fort Lauderdale is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with Equal Employment Opportunity guidelines and the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City of Fort Lauderdale provides reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.     Closing Date/Time: Fri. 08/23/19 5:00 PM Eastern Time
City of Fort Lauderdale, FL City of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
Aug 13, 2019
Full Time
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.  The Department of Sustainable Development's Building Services Division is seeking a Mechanical Inspector (OR Senior Mechanical Inspector).     MECHANICAL INSPECTOR: SALARY RANGE $31.57 - $48.94 Hourly or $65,674.48 - $101,801.81 Annually Inspects new and existing mechanical installations in residential, commercial, and industrial buildings. In conformance to the Florida Building Code, safety standards, laws, ordinances and other County, State and Federal regulations. SENIOR MECHANICAL INSPECTOR: SALARY RANGE $35.05 - $54.33 Hourly or $72,912.68 - $113,009.35 Annually Inspects new and existing mechanical installations in residential, commercial, and industrial buildings. In conformance to the Florida Building Code, safety standards, laws, ordinances and other County, State and Federal regulations. Reviews building plans and specifications of proposed mechanical installations in detail for compliance with the Florida Building Code, City Code of Ordinances and other applicable rules and regulations effective in the City prior to the issuance of building permits.     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.   ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: MECHANICAL INSPECTOR   Inspects new and existing, permitted air-conditioning, mechanical ventilation systems and refrigeration installations in residential, commercial and industrial buildings within the city limits to ensure adherence to the Florida Building Code, safety standards, local laws and ordinances Confers with architects, engineers, general contractors, attorneys, property owners and others regarding inspections, building materials and practices, and code enforcement matters Inspects alteration and repair jobs involving mechanical systems Investigates complaints relating to mechanical systems in construction, repair, and alterations including interviewing property owners, tenants and complainants to determine nature of violations and recommending corrective measures Investigates complaints relating to mechanical systems in construction, repair, and alterations including interviewing property owners, tenants and complainants to determine nature of violations and recommending corrective measures Checks existing refrigeration installations to determine compliance with codes and ordinances Enters sites under construction, which may involve climbing, crawling or accessing areas where limited space is available Prepares reports and maintains inspection records of work performed SENIOR MECHANICAL INSPECTOR   Inspects new and existing air-conditioning, mechanical ventilation systems and refrigeration installations in residential, commercial and industrial buildings for conformance to the Florida Building Code and local ordinances Occasionally reviews building plans and specifications of proposed mechanical installations in detail for conformity with the South Florida Building Code, City Code of Ordinances and other applicable rules and regulations effective in the City prior to the issuance of building permits Confers with architects, engineers, general contractors, attorneys, property owners and others regarding inspections, building materials and practices Inspects alteration and repair jobs involving mechanical systems Investigates complaints relating to mechanical systems in construction, repair, alterations ; interviews property owners, tenants and complainants to determine nature of violations and recommends corrective measures Enters sites under construction, which may involve climbing, crawling or accessing areas where limited space is available Prepares inspection reports and maintains records of work performed Occasionally reviews and evaluates drawings and specifications of prefabricated building components to determine minimum code compliance for mechanical installations Answers inquiries concerning building code requirements as they relate to mechanical systems JOB REQUIREMENTS & WORK ENVIRONMENT: MECHANICAL INSPECTOR: 1.  High School Diploma or equivalent.  Additional qualifying work experience may substitute on a year-for-year basis for the required education, at the division manager's discretion. 2.  Have at least five (5) years supervisory construction experience in the mechanical field, two (2) years of which were within the jurisdiction of the South Florida Building Code. 3.  Possess an acceptable current Master Mechanical Certificate of Competency. 4.  Possess or obtain a provisional certificate as a commercial mechanical inspector from the State of Florida Building Code Administrators and Inspectors Board within forty-five (45) days of appointment and a standard certificate as a commercial mechanical inspector from the above noted board within one (1) year of date of appointment 5. Be eligible to obtain Certification as a Mechanical Inspector from Broward County Board of Rules and Appeals. 6.  Possess or be eligible to obtain a Florida driver's license. NOTE: Required certifications must be kept current to continue employment in this class.   SENIOR MECHANICAL INSPECTOR:   High School Diploma or equivalent.  Qualifying work experience may be substituted for education on a year-for-year basis. Must be certified as required by the State of Florida, Building Code Administrators and Inspectors Board (BCAIB), as a Mechanical Plans Examiner and as a Mechanical Inspector, and Must possess a current Certificate of Competency as a Mechanical Contractor, Class "A" Air Conditioning Contractor, Class "B" Air Conditioning Contractor or Must have five (5) years construction experience in the mechanical discipline in a supervisory capacity or five (5) years construction experience in the mechanical discipline and five (5) years as an active State Certified Mechanical Inspector, or Must possess a Certificate of Competency with at least five (5) years' experience as a Certified Mechanical Journeyman, with at least (7) years of practical mechanical experience, issued by at least one of the following entities: Florida Construction Industry Licensing Board Broward County Central Examining Board of Mechanical Contractors and Specialty Mechanical Contractors Miami-Dade County Construction Trades Qualifying Board, issued on or after January 1, 1968, Or, Must be certified by the State of Florida DBPR-FBPE as an Engineer in the discipline requested and having practiced for at least three (3) years   Possess a Florida driver's license with an acceptable driving record, or be able to obtain one by date of hire. 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.   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.   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. 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. MECHANICAL INSPECTOR SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION: Established Date: 11/18/2018   Revised Date: N/A Management Category: N/A      Classification Level: Advanced FLSA: Non-Exempt                    Classification Status: Classified  Class Code: TM072                    EEO Code: 1 - Official/Administrator                Pay Grade: TG10 SENIOR MECHANICAL INSPECTOR SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION: Established Date: 11/18/2018   Revised Date: N/A Management Category: N/A      Classification Level: Advanced FLSA: Non-Exempt                    Classification Status: Classified  Job Code: TM115                       EEO Code: 1 - Official/Administrator                Pay Grade: TG11   Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Fort Lauderdale, FL City of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
Aug 09, 2019
Full Time
This is skilled work of more than average difficulty, which may include working supervisory responsibility in the installation, maintenance, fabrication, and repair of mechanical equipment employed in the operation of the Public Services Department on an assigned shift. An employee in this class is responsible for the inspection, maintenance, servicing, overhaul, and repair of machinery, pumps, motors, and other equipment used in operation of water and wastewater treatment plants, solid waste disposal, and related facilities.  Assignments are received in the form of oral and/or written work orders and may vary between positions and shifts.  The employee inspects mechanical equipment for mechanical deficiencies and proceeds on own initiative to remedy defects.  An employee in this class may act as leadman of a crew and is responsible for the successful completion of assigned maintenance programs.  Work is reviewed by an assigned supervisor by inspection while in progress and/or upon completion, and by analysis of maintenance records and reports. 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 duties of this position will include all of those duties set forth in the official job description. JOB REQUIREMENTS & WORK ENVIRONMENT: 1.     Have successfully graduated from a standard high school or trade school, or possess a G.E.D. from a recognized institution. 2.     Possess at least two (2) years paid work experience in mechanical maintenance and repair of machinery and equipment employed in the operation of water and wastewater treatment plants, well fields, pumping stations, and solid waste facilities. 3.     Depending on job location, a Class "A" or Class "B" CDL with airbrake endorsement and an acceptable driving record may be required. 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) at time of application. The City of Fort Lauderdale is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with Equal Employment Opportunity guidelines and the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City of Fort Lauderdale provides reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. Closing Date/Time: Fri. 08/23/19 5:00 PM Eastern Time
City of Fort Lauderdale, FL City of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
Aug 07, 2019
Full Time
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 position is for the Housing and Community Development Division and will require working knowledge of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development policies, cross cutting federal policies, real estate and mortgage qualification rules, as well as State rules and regulations.  This position will also be responsible for evaluating property ownership and encumbrance reports. The Administrative Assistant supports a department by performing administrative services. Assists management with administrative tasks such as tracking and compiling information of interest. Prepares various reports detailing the administrative information handled by the position. Reads and answers correspondence. May handle confidential information. 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 is an "at-will" position and not subject to Civil Service Rules or any collective bargaining agreement.   ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Provides responsible and complex administrative and clerical duties in support of an assigned area of responsibility  Able to accurately prepare income certifications and qualify participants to receive program benefits. Processes and proofreads a wide variety of reports, letters, memoranda and statistical charts; types from rough draft or verbal instruction; may independently compose correspondence related to assigned responsibilities Maintains a calendar of activities, meetings and various events; coordinates activities with other City departments, the public and outside agencies Screens office and telephone callers; provides front counter assistance, including accepting applications providing information, or accepting payments; respond to and resolve complaints and requests for information on policies, procedures, systems and precedents relating to assigned responsibilities Attends a variety of meetings; prepares and compiles agenda packets; takes and prepares minutes; transcription; disseminates information, as appropriate Maintains detailed and accurate records; provides, creates and submits reports as required  Creates and maintains department filing, records and rosters; develops, implements and modifies filing systems both physical and electronic Provides setup details to IDIS officer Operates a variety of office equipment including copiers, facsimile machine and computer; inputs and retrieves data and text; organizes and maintains disk storage and filing Maintains inventory of supplies; obtains estimates for ordering purposes; order supplies as needed; ensures compliance of policies and procedures Prepares a variety of documents for the purchase of supplies and equipment Has working knowledge of U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development policies and cross cutting federal policies, as well as State rules and regulations. Has working knowledge of real estate and mortgage qualification rules or banking experience Affordability period monitoring Request and evaluates property ownership and encumbrance reports. Performs related work as required JOB REQUIREMENTS & WORK ENVIRONMENT: High School Diploma or G.E.D. equivalency At least one (1) year of experience with U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development policies, cross cutting federal policies, and real estate and mortgage qualification rules, as well as State rules and regulations. Three (3) years performing intermediate administrative work. Additional qualifying experience or completion of coursework at an accredited college or university in a job-related field, may substitute for the required experience at the division manager's discretion. 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.   Preferences:   Bilingual a plus, especially verbal and written fluency in Creole.   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: Continuous
City of Fort Lauderdale, FL City of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
Jul 30, 2019
Full Time
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 position will reside in the Police Department and will be subject to an in-depth pre-employment background check, including a polygraph exam.  This is professional and technical work of more than average difficulty in the analysis and implementation of information systems technology, and personal computer purchases and upgrades. This is professional and technical work of more than average difficulty in the analysis and implementation of information systems technology, and personal computer purchases and upgrades. An employee in this class is responsible for conducting complex studies of departments or sections of departments to identify areas for the application of information systems technologies, identification of project funds, conducting cost/benefit analyses, development of Requests For Proposals (RFPs), evaluation and award of bids, and project management of new system implementations.  Incumbents must work effectively with City customer departments in identifying and recommending solutions to information systems needs, and with outside contractors and vendors throughout the proposal and implementation processes.  Employees manage the implementation of some projects and assist senior technologist strategists in the analysis, planning and implementation of highly complex projects. Under direction, an employee in this class is required to exercise reasonable initiative and independent judgment in performing assigned work.  Work is reviewed through personal conferences, analysis of written reports, and the quality of completed projects including adherence to project schedules. 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 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 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: Plans, organizes and conducts studies of departments or sections of departments to identify areas for the application of information systems technologies; performs data collection activities; interviews employees and supervisors to obtain relevant information. Plans, manages, prioritizes and implements technology plan projects; develops Requests For Proposals (RFPs) to include timeline and milestones, tasks, scope of work documents, payment schedules and acceptance testing; defines customer responsibilities associated with the implementation of new systems; coordinates initial system documentation and training. Assists senior technologist strategists with various sub-tasks associated with complex technology implementations. Coordinates with outside vendors and City customer department personnel to ensure that new technology projects and upgrades are completed according to specifications and time schedules; as necessary, determines reason and severity of problems with new/upgrades systems and corrects through system or workflow change(s). Installs and configures personal computer operating systems, device drivers, peripheral cards and devices; installs and sets up personal computer networking software and basic local area networking devices such as hubs and network printing devices. Directly supports users of the City's computer network including workstations, personal computers and all Windows Operating systems and Windows NT server. Evaluates software compatibility and capability with user needs and recommends software applications; researches and creates new uses for computer hardware/software and new technologies. Advises City departments and employees regarding information system technology capabilities to assist in the full and proper utilization of equipment. Interfaces with various vendors to provide customer support for City departments. Reviews computer trade publications, attends seminars and meets with information systems personnel in other organizations to keep abreast of new technology, applications and innovations. Performs related work as required. JOB REQUIREMENTS & WORK ENVIRONMENT: 1.  Have successfully graduated from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or other related field and at least three (3) years of experience in planning, organizing and implementing information systems technology.  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. 2.  Possess or be able to obtain a State of Florida driver's license. SPECIAL REQUIREMENT: 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 or convictions of crimes of moral turpitude or convictions of misdemeanors related to job duties may disqualify you from being considered for this position. Should your background check reveal any charges or convictions, it is your responsibility to provide an official disposition of all charges at time of application. PREFERENCES: Experience working with Police technology. Project Management experience and/or certifications. 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.   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
City of Fort Lauderdale, FL City of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
Jul 29, 2019
Full Time
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.   Researches, plans, designs, implements, integrates, maintains, and supports the systems and cloud infrastructure (enterprise identity and access management (IAM), physical, virtualized and cloud computing, storage area networks (SAN), Cloud Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), enterprise Email, related applications, systems and peripherals) across multiple data centers and city locations. Manages multiple systems and cloud projects simultaneously including the initiation, planning, design, execution, monitoring, controlling and close-out phases. Provides technical leadership and guidance for the maintenance and support of the systems and cloud infrastructure to ensure continuous performance, availability, reliability, integrity and security improvements.   NOTE:  The duties of this position will include all of those duties set forth in the official job description. 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 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.   Assists the division manager in developing and aligning the systems and cloud infrastructure strategic plan with the City's goals and objectives Leads the continuous improvement and innovation of systems and cloud infrastructure services deployment, maintenance and support, with the goal of reducing time-to-delivery, improving operational efficiency and introducing new services Establishes and manages the priorities, work schedules and assignments for the systems team, to ensure timely response to systems and cloud tickets, meet service level agreements and to ensure systems and cloud initiatives and projects are completed on time, within budget, and within the agreed upon scope and objectives Supervises, coaches, motivates, trains and evaluates subordinate staff Develops, implements, and maintains documentation, best practices, standards, policies and procedures to continuously improve the performance, availability, reliability, integrity and security of the City's systems and cloud infrastructure Researches, plans, designs, deploys, integrates, maintains and supports systems and cloud infrastructure services consisting of enterprise identity and access management (IAM), physical, virtualized and cloud computing, storage area networks (SAN), Cloud Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), enterprise Email, related applications, systems and peripherals Maintains extensive knowledge in IT systems and cloud infrastructure technology areas, such as enterprise identity and access management (IAM), physical, virtualized and cloud computing, storage area networks (SAN), Cloud Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), enterprise Email, related applications, systems and peripherals Maintains a working knowledge in other IT infrastructure technology areas, such as enterprise networks, firewalls, Internet, remote access and Wi-Fi communications, VoIP telephone, call center, video conferencing, collaborations, audio visual and digital signage systems, related applications, systems and peripherals Troubleshoots and resolves up to level 4 systems and cloud infrastructure problems and provides guidance to junior staff members during the troubleshooting of non-level 4 problems Performs root cause analysis of major systems and cloud infrastructure issues and develops strategies for preventative and permanent solutions Works with the operations and security teams to create effective monitoring, alerting, reporting, automation and capacity planning for systems and cloud infrastructure equipment, systems and applications to ensure systems and cloud performance, availability, reliability, integrity and security Establish, maintain and perform back-up procedures to secure the City's systems and maintain appropriate copies for restoration and disaster recovery when needed. Consistently collaborates with project management staff to effectively and efficiently scope, plan, execute, monitor and closeout multiple projects simultaneously Develops technical specifications of purchasing documents (for example, Request for Proposals (RFP), BIDs, scope of works, etc.) for the acquisition of systems and cloud infrastructure equipment and services Develops and manages relationships with vendors in support of acquiring systems and cloud infrastructure hardware, software, maintenance and services Performs systems and cloud infrastructure operations, maintenance, support and project duties as required during non-business hours Performs related work as required JOB REQUIREMENTS & WORK ENVIRONMENT: Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology or related field and five (5) or more years of experience planning, designing, implementing, integrating, maintaining, and supporting large systems and cloud infrastructure. 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, at the Division Manager's discretion. Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) certification preferred. 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 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 City of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
Jul 17, 2019
Full Time
The City of Fort Lauderdale is seeking a Senior Procurement Specialist to assist the City's Public Works department in procuring construction related projects.The ideal candidate, through exceptional communication and organizational skills, will actively participate in the development and selection of supply sources by providing accurate and prompt market intelligence. The ideal candidate would also perform large volume purchasing of construction projects utilizing design/bid/ build, Design Build, Construction Management at Risk and CCNA relates solicitations for the City's Public Works Department. Experience in various other goods and services procurement is also a plus. Experience should include activities with a governmental agency or large business procuring a variety and volume of items.  Would you fit in?  Click here to apply. This recruitment will remain open until an adequate number of applications have been received. 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.   Assists in the review of work assignments;  training and evaluating subordinate staff Consults with department personnel on procurement needs; advises on the best methods of purchasing required construction projects, goods and services; provides technical assistance Conducts product and vendor research to forecast price trends Prepares invitations to bid and requests for qualifications and requests proposals utilizing various construction related delivery methods; finalizes specifications; coordinates legal and insurance requirements; reviews and analyzes bids and proposals Participates in public sales and auctions; arranges for disposition of surplus, confiscated, and abandoned materials and equipment Prepares purchasing Commission Agenda Memos (CAM); manages the approval process Processes purchase requisitions; maintains purchase orders Administers multi-department contracts to ensure full contractor compliance Performs related work as required 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. 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.   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   Attention to Detail: Demonstrates responsibility for, and handles accurately, the details associated with one's work.   Data Collection and Analysis: Monitors and collects research data to access accuracy, validity, and integrity.   Interpersonal Relations: Displaying understanding and sensitivity to needs and problems of others. Building rapport, establishing relationships and relating well to all kinds of people.  Identifies with and cares for others. Shows respect and values people and their contributions.   Judgment: Analyzes problems by evaluating available information and resources; develops effective, viable solutions to problems which can help drive the effectiveness of the department or organization.   Productivity and 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.   Technical Expertise: Applies and improves extensive or in-depth specialized knowledge, skills, and judgment to accomplish a result or to accomplish one's job effectively.   Time Management: Ability to prioritize and organize own actions to achieve targeted objectives.   SUPERVISORY / NON-SUPERVISORY COMPETENCIES   Continuous Learning: The extent to which one is able to independently determine the need for personal and professional growth, appropriately identify relevant learning opportunities, and willingly participate in such developmental opportunities.   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.       SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION Established Date: 11/18/2018     Revised Date: 3/5/2019 Management Category: 4            Classification Level: Advanced FLSA: Exempt                               Classification Status: Classified Job Code: FP037                         EEO Code: 2 - Professional Pay Grade: FP08                          JOB REQUIREMENTS & WORK ENVIRONMENT: We realize your time is valuable so please do not apply if you do not have at least the following required minimum qualifications: Have a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Accounting, Public Administration, or another related field. Must possess at least one (1) year of experience in purchasing. Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis.          Preferences: Certification as a Certified Public Professional Buyer (CPPB) or Purchasing          professional certification   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: Continuous
City of Fort Lauderdale, FL City of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
Jul 06, 2019
Full Time
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.   Performs skilled work in the repair and maintenance of water, wastewater, and stormwater system infrastructure, roadway maintenance, and/or other work in connection with water and wastewater systems. Installs and maintains swales in the Rights of Way, cleans city owned stormwater infrastructure, and performs stormwater infrastructure inspections.    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. Acts as a Utilities Crew Leader in the absence of a Utilities Crew Leader in installing and repairing water mains, sewer systems, leaking or cracked sanitary/stormwater sewer lines, new service branches, hydrants and intakes Leads and performs activities such as digging trenches for mains or sewers, excavating for water services and hydrants, and repairing and clearing obstructions in sewers Operates and maintains equipment, machinery, and tools applicable to area of assignment Performs construction related duties, including carpentry, masonry, laying concrete, excavating, site restoration, and tiling, as assigned Maintains cleanliness of work areas; removes debris, as needed Ensures compliance with safety regulations and standard operating procedures Estimates material needs; procures materials, equipment, and supplies, as needed Reads and understands drawings, maps and utilities atlas Uses digital hand-held tools and asset management systems Uses and knowledgeable of Asset Management software and platforms Ensures compliance with safety regulations and standard operating procedures. Performs related work as required   MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS   High School Diploma or G.E.D. equivalency and three (3) to five (5) years of experience in the installation, repair and maintenance of the stormwater conveyance systems. 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. Commercial Driver's License (CDL) - Class B with Air Brake Water Distribution Level 3 license may be required. Special Requirements: Effective January  1,  2019 , Bargaining  Unit  members  employed  as  Senior Utilities Serviceworker ,  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 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.   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 is able to 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: November 30, 2018 Management Category: N/A         Classification Level: Advanced FLSA: Non-Exempt                      EEO Code:8 - Service/Maintenance Workers Job Code:  TM124                       Pay Grade: TG06     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: High School Diploma or G.E.D. equivalency and three (3) to five (5) years of experience in the installation, repair and maintenance of the stormwater conveyance systems. 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. Commercial Driver's License (CDL) - Class B with Air Brake Water Distribution Level 3 license may be required. 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: Continuous
City of Fort Lauderdale, FL City of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
Jul 06, 2019
Full Time
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, diversified, journey-level work of more than average difficulty in the installation, maintenance, repair and replacement of electrical, electronic, or  Instrumentation and Control systems and equipment in a large utility operation, including but not limited to motor drives, variable frequency drives, pressure, level, pH and programmable logic controllers An employee in this class performs assignments requiring the use of standard trade practices in the repair, maintenance and new construction of City facilities.  Work assignments may be accompanied by sketches, blueprints, schematics or diagrams.  Work is subject to inspection while in progress and is checked upon completion. Work in this class differs from lower level classes in that the employee performs highly skilled work in one or more of the electro-technology skill categories:  industrial electricity, Instrumentation and Controls, and electronics. 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 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!!   JOB REQUIREMENTS & WORK ENVIRONMENT: 1.  Have successfully graduated from an accredited high school or G.E.D. certificate, or trade school, preferably supplemented with trade courses in industrial electricity, electronics or instrumentation. 2.  Possess a minimum five (5) years of experience in industrial electricity, electronics, and/or instrumentation.  Additional qualifying work experience may be substituted for up to two years of the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis. 3.  Must possess a valid Florida driver's license with an acceptable driving record. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Some positions may require possession of a valid Broward County Journeyman's Electrician License or equivalent. 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. 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: Continuous
City of Fort Lauderdale, FL City of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
Jun 28, 2019
Part Time
   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.    Monday - Friday:  1:30 P.M. - 6:00 P.M. (Regular School Days) Hours may vary on Early Release Days & Non-School Days   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: 1)   Have successfully graduated from high school or possess a G.E.D. from a recognized issuing agency. 2)   Six (6) months experience in a recreational facility or have been a participant in a variety of recreational activities such as sports, organized games or arts and crafts. NOTE:  Once hired, licensed after-school personnel will be required to complete additional documentation and forms to ensure County and State compliance. 40 hours Child Care Training and transcripts required Local/FDLE Background Screening Proof of HS Diploma or GED required Pediatric CPR/First Aid - or obtain within 90 days of employment. Experience working in Licensed After-school program preferred.   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: Continuous
City of Fort Lauderdale, FL City of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
Jun 28, 2019
Part Time
THIS POSTING IS FOR PT CITY-WIDE EVENTS ONLY This is specialized work performed at one of the City's recreational facilities. Duties may vary depending on event and facility assigned. Supervision is limited once the duties and the procedures are learned. Additional duties may include minimal responsibilities regarding supervision of entry level employees.   ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: 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 related to the work assigned. Employees in this class may perform any of the following or related duties. Sells tickets to patrons, takes payment and makes change. Directs the ticket collectors and ushers. Performs security service in and adjacent to the facility. Collects tickets at turnstiles and prevents non-ticketed admissions. Directs patrons to proper seats, restrooms, concession stands, etc. Keeps restroom supplies filled and monitors restrooms during events. Provides first aid to patrons, particpants, and workers. Directs vehicle operators to proper parking areas and may collect parking fees. Cleans facilities during and after the event. Performs related work as required. 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: Sat. 08/31/19 11:59 PM Eastern Time
City of Fort Lauderdale, FL City of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
Jun 28, 2019
Full Time
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 responsible work of more than average difficulty performing advanced technical duties requiring specialized knowledge, training and work experience in crime scene investigation. Employees in this class are responsible for gathering, classifying, preserving, and transporting physical and trace evidence such as latent prints, blood and body fluids, projectiles, hairs, fibers, clothing, bedding, weapons, casts of impressions and any objects deemed to have evidentiary value.  Major crime scenes include, but are not limited to homicides, suicides, suspicious deaths, aggravated assaults/battery, arsons, armed robberies, auto thefts, burglaries, child abuse, elderly abuse, traffic fatalities, and rapes.  Work involves photography, sketching, plaster cast construction, latent fingerprint detection, maintenance of evidence continuity, and testifying in courtroom prosecution.  Duties require the use of technical skills and judgment in recognizing materials that can significantly assist in solving crimes and prosecuting offenders.  Contact with contaminated, corrosive or explosive materials, and exposure to infectious or communicable diseases may result from the performance of some assigned tasks.  Employees in this class may be required to work on shifts with variable hours or of an extended duration.  Work may also require 24 hour call-out availability based upon the size and scope of a crime scene. Work assignments are normally received in general outlines.  Employees develop work sequences within established methods and procedures, and exercise considerable initiative and independent judgment in performing work.  Work is reviewed and evaluated by a law enforcement supervisor for conformance with departmental directives and policies, through direct observation, in conferences with the employee, and through work records and reports. 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.   Salary Range will increase  2.05% effective October  7, 2018. JOB REQUIREMENTS & WORK ENVIRONMENT: 1.         Have successfully graduated from a standard high school or possess an acceptable GED  certificate from an accredited issuing agency, preferably with college level coursework in law enforcement or a closely related field. 2.         Have at least five (5) years of work experience in a paraprofessional capacity with a law enforcement agency, including at least one (1) year in crime scene investigation work. 3.         An Associate's Degree in forensic science from an accredited college or university may be substituted for four (4) years of the required law enforcement paraprofessional experience noted in #2 above; however, no substitution is allowed for the required one (1) year of crime scene investigation work experience. 4.          Possess or be able to obtain a valid Florida Driver's License and have an acceptable driving record. NOTE:  Candidates will be required to pass a background investigation which includes a polygraph examination prior to employment. 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 and Experience, Oral Interview, Written Examination, or other assessment method. Applicants must attain a minimum of 70 in each part of the examination in order to qualify.  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 City of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
Jun 28, 2019
Part Time
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: 1)   Have successfully graduated from high school or possess a G.E.D. from a recognized issuing agency. 2)   Six (6) months experience in a recreational facility or have been a participant in a variety of recreational activities such as sports, organized games or arts and crafts. NOTE:  Once hired, licensed after-school personnel will be required to complete additional documentation and forms to ensure County and State compliance. 40 hours Child Care Training and transcripts required Local/FDLE Background Screening Proof of HS Diploma or GED required Pediatric CPR/First Aid - or obtain within 90 days of employment. Experience working in Licensed After-school program preferred. Licensing is required within 90 days of their start date and will be paid for by the City. 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: Continuous
City of Fort Lauderdale, FL City of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
Jun 28, 2019
Part Time
THIS POSTING IS FOR PT ADMINISTRATIVE POSITIONS ONLY This is specialized work performed at one of the City's facilities. Duties may vary depending on event and facility assigned. Supervision is limited once the duties and the procedures are learned. Additional duties may include minimal responsibilities regarding supervision of entry level employees. 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 related to the work assigned. Employees in this class may perform any of the following or related duties. General office experience and Microsoft Office skills. This includes calendar management, electronic and hardcopy record keeping, internal and external communications, document/data tracking, composition of memoranda, spreadsheets and all other duties associated with the day to day operation of professional government offices. Be able to communicate clearly, both orally and in writing at all levels of the organization Performs related work as required. 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 when there is a vacancy.   Closing Date/Time: Thu. 11/28/19 11:59 PM Eastern Time
City of Fort Lauderdale, FL City of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
Jun 28, 2019
Part Time
The City of Fort Lauderdale is seeking dynamic, experienced and professional dance instructors to teach Ballet, Tap and/or Jazz classes to children, adults and seniors. Instructors are responsible for teaching skills, leading choreography and directing live performances.    JOB REQUIREMENTS & WORK ENVIRONMENT: Have successfully graduated from a standard high school or possess a G.E.D. from a recognized issuing agency. Experience in organizing and instructing dance groups for school aged children, teens and adults Experience with teaching skills, and planning, teaching and executing a performance Additional Requirements: Evenings and weekends as needed 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: Fri. 11/29/19 11:59 PM Eastern Time
City of Fort Lauderdale, FL City of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
Jun 28, 2019
Part Time
The City of Fort Lauderdale is seeking dynamic, experienced and professional dance instructors to teach theatre classes to children, adults and seniors. Instructors are responsible for teaching skills, leading choreography and directing live performances.    JOB REQUIREMENTS & WORK ENVIRONMENT: Have successfully graduated from a standard high school or possess a G.E.D. from a recognized issuing agency. Experience in organizing and instructing dance groups for school aged children and teens Experience with teaching skills, and planning, teaching and executing a performance Additional Requirements: Evenings and weekends as needed 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: Fri. 11/29/19 11:59 PM Eastern Time
City of Fort Lauderdale, FL City of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
Jun 28, 2019
Part Time
The City of Fort Lauderdale is seeking dynamic, experienced and professional dance instructors to teach visual arts to children, adults and seniors. Instructors are responsible for teaching skills, leading choreography and directing live performances.    JOB REQUIREMENTS & WORK ENVIRONMENT: Have successfully graduated from a standard high school or possess a G.E.D. from a recognized issuing agency. Experience in organizing and instructing dance groups for school aged children, teens and adults Experience with teaching skills, and planning, teaching and executing a performance Additional Requirements: Evenings and weekends as needed 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: Fri. 11/29/19 11:59 PM Eastern Time
City of Fort Lauderdale, FL City of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
Jun 28, 2019
Full Time
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 Sustainable Development Department's Building Services Division is seeking a Mechanical Plans Examiner. SALARY RANGE $38.90 - $60.30 Hourly $80,915.04 - $125,426.80 Annually   GENERAL 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.   Inspects mechanical blueprints and permit applications to determine whether plans, specifications, and materials conform to legally established requirements including the Florida Building Code and all local laws and ordinances. Reviews plans and deals with the public, but also responsible for field assignments as necessary.   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 mechanical diagrams, blueprints, plans and sketches for compliance with the Florida Building Code and local regulations  prior to issuance of building permits for proposed mechanical, air conditioning, ventilation and refrigeration installations Discusses technical requirements of plans with engineers, contractors, builders, or owners and approves or disapproves; suggests modifications, recommends corrections to plans as necessary, returns plans for corrections and resubmission Computes and inputs data in order to calculate building permit and impact fees Assists in establishing policies, practices and procedures for the plan review area and ensures they are implemented with the approval of an immediate supervisor Occasionally assists with inspections of mechanical installations in process for compliance with plans submitted, permit applications and building code requirements Assists in the investigation of complaints regarding violation of applicable codes and ordinances and assists with the prosecution of violators when necessary Assumes responsibility for the activity in the absence of the Chief Mechanical Inspector Prepares and submits status reports of mechanical plans review activity Performs related work as required 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!! 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. JOB REQUIREMENTS & WORK ENVIRONMENT: MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS  High School Diploma or equivalent.  Additional qualifying work experience may substitute on a year-for-year basis for the required education, at the division manager's discretion. Must be certified by the State of Florida, Building Code Administrators and Inspectors Board (BCAIB), as a Mechanical Plans Examiner and as a Mechanical Inspector and Must have seven (7) years of combined experience as a Mechanical Contractor or Class "A" Air Conditioning Contractor or Class "B" Air Conditioning Contractor or Mechanical Journeyman, five (5) years of which shall have been construction experience in the Mechanical discipline and a minimum of two (2) years as a Mechanical Inspector employed by a municipality or private company contracted with a municipality or School Board within the State of Florida, and Possess or be able to obtain Certification as a Chief Mechanical Inspector from the Broward County Board of Rules and Appeals. Must possess a current Certificate of Competency as a Mechanical Contractor or Class "A" Air  Conditioning Contractor or Class "B" Air Conditioning Contractor issued by at least one (1) of the following entities: Florida Construction Industry Licensing Board Broward County Central Examining Board of Mechanical Contractors and Specialty Mechanical Contractors Miami-Dade County Construction Trades Qualifying Board, issued on or after January 1, 1968 Or be licensed by DBPR-FBPE as an Engineer in the discipline requested and having practiced for a minimum of five (5) years in the State of Florida, or be licensed by DBPR-FBPE as an Engineer in the discipline requested and having practiced for a minimum of three (3) years and a minimum of two (2) years as a Mechanical Inspector employed by a municipality or private company contracted with a municipality or School Board within the State of Florida Possess a Florida driver's license with an acceptable driving record, or be able to obtain one by date of hire.                                                        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.   NOTE:  Required certifications must be kept current to continue 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 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
City of Fort Lauderdale, FL City of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
Jun 28, 2019
Full Time
The City of Fort Lauderdale is seeking Project Managers to oversee engineering assignments in one or more specialized areas of water and wastewater infrastructure, drainage and other related areas . Professionals that are motivated to take on today's greatest challenges and rewards in the field of engineering in local public service. Professionals 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. 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.   Manages engineering 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 Performs related work as required PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS   1. 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).          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. 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.     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   Analytical Thinking: Builds a logical approach to address problems or opportunities or manage the situation at hand by drawing on own knowledge and experience base and calling on other references and resources as necessary.   Attention to Detail: Demonstrates responsibility for, and handles accurately, the details associated with one's work.   Building Collaborative Relationships: Establishes rapport with people easily, develops and maintains a network of contacts that can provide information, help and access to others.   Diagnostic Information Gathering: The ability to identify the information needed to clarify a situation needed to clarify a situation, seek that information from appropriate sources, and uses skillful questioning to draw out the information, when others are reluctant to disclose it.   Goal Orientation: Focuses on achieving goals and results; willing to persist in the face of obstacles.   Problem Solving & Decision Making: Analyzing and diagnosing problems to resolve them or minimize their negative consequences. Isolating, defining and seeking solutions to problem areas. Analyzing problems or procedures, evaluate alternatives, and select best course of action.  Adapting traditional approaches or devising new approaches, concepts, methods, designs, processes, technologies and systems.   Project Management: Demonstrates the ability to manage the course of a project in the most efficient and effective way.   Technical Expertise: Applies and improves extensive or in-depth specialized knowledge, skills, and judgment to accomplish a result or to accomplish one's job effectively.   SUPERVISORY / NON-SUPERVISORY COMPETENCIES   Continuous Learning: The extent to which one is able to independently determine the need for personal and professional growth, appropriately identify relevant learning opportunities, and willingly participate in such developmental opportunities.   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.     SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION   Established Date: 11/18/2018     Revised Date: November 30, 2018 Management Category: 3            Classification Level: Principal FLSA: Non-Exempt                       EEO Code: 2 - Professional Job Code:  FP029                          Pay Grade: FP11 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: Bachelor's degree in construction management, , civil engineering or related field and three (3) to five (5) years of experience , in construction management, and/or public works engineering (streets, water & wastewater infrastructure, drainage or related areas).  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 * Please attach copies of your college degree(s) and applicable registration(s) and/or certification(s). 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 City of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
Jun 28, 2019
Full Time
  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