The City of Sanibel, an environmentally sensitive, sanctuary island is located in southwest Florida, with 24 miles of shoreline, of which 11 miles are along the beautiful emerald green waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Incorporated in 1974, the City has a current population of 6,591 residents, with a seasonal fluctuation around 33,000. The City of Sanibel has more than 25 miles of paved shared use paths and has earned the distinguished "Gold" designation as a Bicycle Friendly Community by the League of American Bicyclists.  The average temperature on Sanibel Island is a beautiful 74 degrees.    

8 job(s) at City of Sanibel

City of Sanibel Sanibel, FL, United States
Oct 15, 2020
Full Time
Description Under general supervision of the Natural Resources Director, the purpose of the position is to conduct environmental maintenance at the City's beach parks, beach accesses and other conservation lands and to evaluate vegetation and development permit applications for compliance with the Sanibel Land Development Code and other applicable regulations. Performs work at an entry-to-mid staff level, and is responsible for management of dune and coastal scrub habitats, developing and implementing mitigation strategies to offset impacts of visitor pressure on wildlife and wildlife resources at the City's beach parks and other conservation lands. Objective is to protect and restore the City's natural resources, and to enforce all applicable City, State and Federal environmental and wildlife conservation laws. Duties Conducts environmental maintenance of the beach dune and coastal scrub habitats. Develops and implements mitigation strategies to offset impacts of visitor pressure on wildlife and wildlife resources at the City's beach parks. Conducts wildlife surveys at beach parks and other City conservation lands. Assists Department with beach erosion monitoring and implementation of the Sanibel Beach Management Plan. Assists with sea turtle lighting education and code enforcement. Participates in water quality monitoring and assisting with implementation of the City's Comprehensive Nutrient Management Plan. Performs field inspections and monitors development permits to verify completion and ensure compliance with the Comprehensive Land Use Plan, Land Development Code and development permits. Reviews vegetation permit applications and development plans to ensure compliance with wildlife and vegetation conservation standards and regulations. Assists in the administration, coordination and monitoring of the City's noxious plant control efforts; participates in manual labor to remove noxious plants. Prepares vegetation and wildlife plans, and mitigation plans for conservation projects. Plans, coordinates, monitors and reviews conservation projects with other City departments, various government agencies, outside private and public agencies and consultants, private developers, owners and contractors. Assists with environmental management and maintenance of City owned conservation lands and conservation easements. Assists with the preparation of environmental protection legal cases, and presents testimony to the Code Enforcement Board and other judicial bodies, e.g., violations of wildlife preservation, vegetation violations. Assists with grant preparation, application, and planning for various natural resources protection and restoration projects. Assists with prescribed burns on conservation land for wildlife habitat management. Required Education, Experience, License, Registration, and Certification Qualifications Bachelor's degree in Natural Resources, Environmental Science, Biology, Ecology, Agriculture or a related field; and three (3) years of related experience in environmental, vegetation and wildlife management functions is preferred; or an appropriate combination of education and experience. Florida Herbicide Applicator's License (must be obtained within 1 year of employment) Sanibel Vegetation Competency Card and Fertilizer Endorsement (must be obtained within 6 months of employment) Supplemental or Additional Information COMMUNICATION SKILLS Ability to read, analyze, interpret and understand professional journals, technical procedures, governmental regulations, blueprints, drawings and related construction documents. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from managers, colleagues and the general public. REASONING ABILITY Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several variables and exercise independent judgment concerning choices of action. Ability to exercise judgment, decisiveness and creativity in situations involving evaluation of information against measurable or verifiable results. OTHER KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and/or ABILITIES Performs highly specialized duties requiring ability to use tools and equipment for removal and control of noxious plants, knowledge of island vegetation and plant poisons, and ability to work in areas of dense vegetation. Computer skills: Must be proficient in MS Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and ESRI GIS. CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS Florida Driver's License Florida Herbicide Applicator's License (must be obtained within 6 months of employment) Sanibel Vegetation Competency Card and Fertilizer Endorsement within 6 months of employment.
City of Sanibel Sanibel, FL, United States
Oct 09, 2020
Full Time
Description Serves in an executive level capacity as provided for in the City Charter performing all major City Clerk municipal functions, providing highly accountable, confidential, support to the City Manager, and as department director ensures the effectiveness and efficiency of daily administrative operations of the Legislative Department. Responsible for various elements of the City Council legislative process and all municipal elections. Serves as the records management officer for the City. Position exhibits professionalism in communicating on behalf of the City Manager with internal and external entities. Employee works with considerable independence and initiative, but confers with the City Manager on unusual administrative issues. Serves as certifying officer for municipal elections. Directly supervises three or more employees in the Legislative Department. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the City's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems. Duties Responsible for various aspects of the City Council legislative process, including but not limited to: drafting and finalizing meeting agendas; attending pre-agenda meetings with the Mayor and City Manager; preparing and distributing agenda packets; submitting legal advertisements and other types of public notice; attesting and recording ordinances, resolutions and other documents enacted or approved by the City Council; arranging for recording of documents in the public records; and providing recording services. Coordinates all municipal elections requiring an in-depth knowledge of Florida election laws, including preparation of necessary forms for qualifying and maintenance of legally required financial reports of candidates. Work closely with the Lee County Supervisor of Elections and the State of Florida Secretary of State's office to keep abreast of changing election laws. Serves as custodian of official municipal records requiring a through knowledge of the City Charter and Municipal Code, and State statutes. Provides access to public records as necessary and processes requests for public records. Serves as Records Management Officer for the City, responsible for the records management function relating to receipt, storage, retrieval, retention and disposal of official records. Oversees the digitization of public records using Lazerfiche. Responds to concerns, complaints and requests from citizens and visitors providing information or directing callers to other departments as determined appropriate. Coordinates all official City functions such as the Volunteer Luncheon and Student Government Day. Responsible for developing, executing and monitoring the annual budgets for the Legislative Department. Provides support services to City Council appointed committees. Required Education, Experience, License, Registration, and Certification Qualifications Bachelor's Degree supplemented by six (6) years progressively responsible experience and/or training in administrative support work, demonstrating excellent written communication and organizational skills; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Florida Certified City Clerk designation required or ability to acquire within four years. Supplemental or Additional Information Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, and governmental regulations. Ability to write press releases, newsletters, reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively utilize a wide variety of reference material, present information and respond to questions from City Council, managers, customers, and the general public. Ability to provide guidance, assistance, and/or interpretation to others on how to apply procedures and standards to specific situations. Ability to calculate, compute, summarize and/or tabulate data and/or information. Includes the ability to perform subsequent actions in relation to these computational operations. Ability to apply common sense understanding, apply principles to rational systems, and carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables and exercise independent judgment concerning choices of action. Ability to be decisive and creative in situations involving evaluating information against measurable or verifiable results.
City of Sanibel Sanibel, FL, United States
Oct 05, 2020
Full Time
Description Under the supervision of the Support Services Supervisor, is responsible for determining that contractors applying for building permits have either a State license or have been issued a Certificate of Competency by the City's Contractors Review Board.Also responsible for verifying that contractors have obtained the required Liability and Workers Compensation Insurance.Also assists citizens with the processes of application, review and approval for building permits and inspections.Employee is responsible for administrative/clerical work in relation to regulatory standards, inspection activities, and permitting and licensing functions for building construction throughout the City.Performs other essential duties in support of departmental objectives to ensure safety, health and general welfare of the general public and business community. Duties Assists contractors seeking to do business on Sanibel in completing the proper Certificate of Competency Class Application forms or Contractor Information Sheet, if State Certified.Ensures proper completion of the required licensing forms prior to acceptance and that credit reports, liability and workers' compensation insurance are current Schedules Certificate of Competency Class applicants for review by the City's Contractors' Review Board Prepares the agenda and takes and transcribes minutes for the City's Contractors' Review Board Oversees the City of Sanibel Sponsor Site examinations for licensing Prepares and maintains all contractor licensing files and issues contractors' competency cards.Orders files from off-site storage and facilitates payment Collaborates with Inspectors to schedule inspections, perform data entry tasks, and issue the appropriate documentation with compliance to established building codes and regulations Coordinates commercial and private inspections notifies appropriate work units, e.g., data entry, records keeping, filing, basic calculations, typing Receives telephone inquiries ascertains the nature of the call, and resolves personally or directs it to the appropriate individual or department Updates and maintains contractor insurance requirements and generates notices of insurance expiration Provides the public and departmental requests with resources and interpretation of the various codes for which the division is responsible for enforcing Performs various fiscal tasks, e.g., assists with annual budget preparation, monitors inventory and expenditures, prepares purchase orders, procures supplies as needed Receives and distributes all inward and outward inter-office mail Assists supervisor with pre and post hurricane Structural Safety Teams and coordination of documentation and updating office forms Required Education, Experience, License, Registration, and Certification Qualifications High School Diploma or GED; supplemented by three (3) to four (4) years progressively responsible secretarial/customer service experience. Exceptional computer skills required. Notary Public Certification. NOTE:As a condition of employment, the employee must be readily available to work during severe weather emergencies or similar events. Supplemental or Additional Information LANGUAGE SKILLS Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization. MATHEMATICAL SKILLS Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs. REASONING ABILITY Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
City of Sanibel Sanibel, FL, United States
Oct 05, 2020
Part Time
Description Under general supervision of the City Clerk, is responsible for meeting and greeting visitors to the City; answering multi-line telephone system; receiving and distributing general e-mails sent to the City; and performing clerical and administrative tasks relating to the City's web-based citizen communications software concerning access to City services and information.Serves as the citizen communications software help-line administrator providing access to the system as requested by City residents, property owners, contractors and others by granting user permissions, as appropriate.Maintains a log of non-emergency requests received through the City web-based program and through appropriate monitoring actions prepares periodic reports reflecting status of completion and response to the users. Posts City e-mail announcements, as requested, to the web-based system, Constant Contact and other City social media. Develops and/or processes press releases for web-based posting, social media updates and general public release as directed. Duties Meets and greets visitors to the City and answers multi-line telephone system and performs clerical and administrative tasks as assigned. Performs clerical and administrative tasks relating to the City's web-based citizen communications software concerning access to City services and information. Serves as the citizen communications software help-line administrator for user access to the system as requested by City residents, property owners, contractors and others by for City services and general information. Receives non-emergency requests through the web-based program, maintains a log of requests and follows up to assure completion and final response to the CSS users. Drafts and posts approved information such as press releases and other information to the web-based citizen communications software. Writes and/or processes press releases for web-based posting, social media updates and general public release as directed. Provides photographic support as required and performs web-based updates to include photographs. Composes and types general correspondence relating to areas of responsibility.Remains current on technology changes relating to communications. Required Education, Experience, License, Registration, and Certification Qualifications Associates Degree; supplemented by three (3) years progressively responsible administrative type experience in support services functions such as public relations, communications, journalism, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.Strong writing and excellent computer skills required. Supplemental or Additional Information Ability to read and comprehend general instructions, correspondence and memos. Ability to write press releases, develop brochures and posters. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to citizens, contractors, and others who have business with the City. Excellent people skills with the ability to multi-task is essential. Ability to provide quality products, work quickly and with accuracy. Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but generally routine written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
City of Sanibel Sanibel, FL, United States
Oct 01, 2020
Part Time
Description Under general supervision of the Recreation Program Specialist, assists in coordinating, conducting and leading youth recreational/athletic activities. Duties also include maintenance of grounds and facilities and equipment. Performs other work as requested. Duties Assists children's activities, i.e. after-school, summer program, arts and crafts, swimming programs. Maintains equipment inventory necessary for children's programs. Performs maintenance on equipment and clean-up duties at facilities as necessary. NOTE: The examples of essential functions as listed in this class specification are not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the class. The omission of an essential function of work does not preclude management from assigning specific duties not listed herein if such functions are a logical assignment to the position. Required Education, Experience, License, Registration, and Certification Qualifications Age 17 or older. Must be a High School senior; orhave High school diploma, or GED or other certificate of competency; supplemented by six (6) months experience as a youth counselor in recreational programs desired; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Must meet all current H.R.S. requirements. Must be able to work flexible work shifts. Supplemental or Additional Information Knowledge of principles, practices and techniques of public recreation programs.Knowledge of facility operation, maintenance, equipment and supplies. Skill in leading and/or instructing recreational activities. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with officials, general public and co-workers. Ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions. Ability to prepare and maintain written records and reports.
City of Sanibel Sanibel, FL, United States
Oct 01, 2020
Full Time
Description Under general supervision, performs a wide range of skilled and semi-skilled work in the maintenance and repair of the City's municipal wastewater facilities, equipment, grounds, wastewater collection system and other City properties. Skill work assigned includes carpentry, painting, plumbing, concrete laying and minor electrical. Vehicle and light equipment operation is required. Duties Performs various custodial and ground maintenance duties in and around wastewater facilities, e.g., litter collecting, mowing, tree trimming, fertilizing, placing sod, raking, planting and painting. Performs grease trap inspections. Reads and records reclaimed and irrigation water meters in accordance with an assigned schedule and route and ensures accuracy of readings. Performs grounds maintenance at public lift stations right-of-way and easements. Perform other related duties such as load and unload material, tools and parts from utility truck; inventory and stock utility truck with proper parts and equipment when necessary, and drive utility truck to and from various locations and worksites. Assists both the Utility Operations and Maintenance Division staff with various tasks and projects. Performs a variety of jobs in carpentry work including installation of window air conditioning units, hanging doors, building storage shelves, installing book shelves, replacing windows, installing and repairing locks, and building divider walls. Builds decks, walkways, railings and other structures for public access areas. Prepares buildings for painting and paints offices, equipment and furniture such as filling cabinets, shelves, display cases, tables and chairs. Maintains and repairs plumbing facilities and fixtures such as drinking fountains, rest rooms, irrigation systems, and drainages on reserve water tanks. Assists other personnel in the maintenance of the wastewater collection system. Completes minor electrical work such as installing and relocating ceiling fans, light fixtures and electrical switches. Maintains grounds by mowing lawns, pruning shrubs and collecting trash. Works with concrete, builds forms, mixes, pours and finishes. Makes minor repairs to equipment. NOTE: This position is considered to be emergency essential. Required Education, Experience, License, Registration, and Certification Qualifications High school diploma or GED; Vocational training/certification with major course work in the skilled trades, supplemented by one (1) year responsible experience in carpentry, plumbing, painting and minor electrical; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Valid Florida Driver's License Must obtain Sanibel Vegetation Certification within 12 months of hire. Supplemental or Additional Information Knowledge of carpentry, plumbing, and minor electrical methods and techniques. Knowledge in use of paints and chemicals used in construction and lawn maintenance. Knowledge of occupational safety rules and practices. Ability to use power tools, manual tools, and light equipment such as lawn mowers, weed eater, saws, drills, augers, tillers, compactors and emergency generators. Ability to perform electrical, welding and other repair and maintenance of assigned facilities and equipment. Ability to work effectively with other employees. Skill in the use of power and manual tools and equipment required for repairs, maintenance and testing. Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
City of Sanibel Sanibel, FL, United States
Sep 26, 2020
Full Time
Description Under general supervision, performs a wide range of skilled and semi-skilled work in the construction, maintenance and repair of City roads, shared use paths, municipal buildings,facilities, equipment and grounds. Skill work assigned includes carpentry, painting, plumbing, concrete laying and minor electrical.Vehicle and light equipment operation is required. Duties Performs a variety of jobs in carpentry work including installation of window air conditioning units, hanging doors, building storage shelves, installing book shelves, replacing windows, installing and repairing locks, and building divider walls.Builds decks, walkways, railings and other structures for public access areas. Prepares buildings for painting and paints offices, equipment and furniture such as filling cabinets, shelves, display cases,tables and chairs.Paints road and bike path stripes and other traffic indicators. Maintains and repairs plumbing facilities and fixtures such as drinking fountains, rest rooms, irrigation systems, and drainage on reserve water tanks. Completes minor electrical work such as installing and relocating ceiling fans, light fixtures and electrical switches. Maintains grounds by mowing lawns, pruning shrubs and collecting trash. Works with concrete, builds forms, mixes, pours and finishes. Maintains signage. Makes minor repairs to equipment. Required Education, Experience, License, Registration, and Certification Qualifications High school diploma or GED; Vocational training/certification with major course work in the skilled trades, supplemented by one (1) year responsible skilled trades experience in maintenance of roadways, shared use paths, buildings, facilities or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Florida driver's license required. Ability to acquire a Florida CDLwithin 6 months of hire. Ability to acquire a City of Sanibel Vegetation Competency Care within 6months of hire. Supplemental or Additional Information Knowledge of carpentry, plumbing, concrete laying, and minor electrical methods and techniques. Knowledge in use of paints and chemicals used in construction and lawn maintenance. Knowledge of occupational safety rules and practices. Ability to use power tools, manual tools, and light equipment such as lawn mowers, weed eater, saws, drills, augers, tillers, compactors and emergency generators. Ability to perform electrical, welding and other repair and maintenance of assigned facilities and equipment. Ability to work effectively with other employees. Skill in the use of power and manual tools and equipment required for repairs, maintenance and testing. Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
City of Sanibel Sanibel, FL, United States
Sep 23, 2020
Full Time
Description Under the general supervision of the Chief Wastewater Plant Operator, conducts work involving the operation and maintenance of wastewater plant facilities, collection, transmission system and reuse facilities according to federal, state and local regulations and established procedures. Duties include record keeping, analysis testing and maintenance activities associated with the operation of wastewater treatment facilities, which must be accomplished in an accurate, timely and complete fashion. Performs other work as required. Duties Operates and regulates the collection, treatment and disposal of wastewater in compliance with federal, state and local regulations and established procedures. Assists in the operations and maintenance of the wastewater collection, transmission and reuse system, including lift stations. Takes and charts all necessary readings. Takes control samples and runs tests. Makes all chemical and pressure adjustments necessary based on readings and according to specified guidelines applicable to the proper operation of wastewater plants. Records daily operation of pumps, including pressure, flow readings, pump hours, chlorine usage and levels, and pump function; takes corrective action as required. Prepares daily operating sheet, the daily operating summary, the shift changeover sheet and daily maintenance sheet. Periodically reads flow meters, gauges, and dials and records data for reports. Prepares and maintains records of all repairs and adjustments made to wastewater facilities and equipment. Runs qualitative analysis on wastewater and corrects chemical settings. Performs process control calculations and interprets data. Takes samples and prepares them for testing to ascertain quality of treatment. Collects specimen samples and performs routine laboratory test. Records results according to prescribed state guidelines. Changes control room charts. Changes chlorine cylinders and containers. Sets chlorine machines to obtain proper readings. Tallies chemicals and electricity consumed for month. Derags and cleans mechanical aerator and diffusers. Cleans and scrapes algae from clarifier overflow weirs. Pumps sludge and measures sludge blanket depth; hoses down sludge tanks. Rakes bar screens. Pumps down, back flushes and hoses tankage and equipment. Cleans lines and pipes. Participates in routine maintenance work and repair functions for pumps, tanks, aerators, precipitators, filters, motors, pulleys, drive belts, solids and chemical handling facilities and all related wastewater facilities and equipment. Performs maintenance, repair and cleanup of buildings and grounds as needed. Abides by all federal, state and local safety rules and regulations. Remains available for emergency situations on an on-call basis. NOTE: The examples of essential functions as listed in this class specification are not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the class. The omission of an essential function of work does not preclude management from assigning specific duties not list herein if such functions are a logical assignment to the position. Required Education, Experience, License, Registration, and Certification Qualifications High School diploma, GED or other Certificate of Competency Must possess one of the following State of Florida licenses: Class "C" Wastewater Operator's License for Operator I; Class "B" License for Operator II; and Class "A" License for Operator III. Must possess a valid Florida Driver's License. Supplemental or Additional Information Knowledge of wastewater treatment facilities operations and maintenance. Knowledge of related laboratory operations and procedures. Knowledge of occupational safety rules and practices. Knowledge of federal, state and local regulations in wastewater treatment and disposal. Ability to prepare and maintain accurate reports and records. Ability to meet requirements and maintain a minimum C Florida Wastewater Operator's License. Ability to work effectively with other employees and the public. Ability to follow complex oral and written directions. Ability to work shift assignments or to be on call to respond to emergencies. Ability to work in all weather conditions. Skill in operating and maintaining equipment involved in wastewater treatment and disposal. Skill in problem solving, troubleshooting, and record keeping.