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.    

13 job(s) at City of Sanibel

City of Sanibel Sanibel, FL, United States
Jun 29, 2022
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 CDL within 6 months of hire. Ability to acquire a City of Sanibel Vegetation Competency Care within 6 months 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
Jun 29, 2022
Full Time
Description Serves as Chief Building Official and Department Director responsible for the supervision, management and technical direction of all personnel and activities of the Building Department. This highly responsible position is accountable for the proper issuance of building permits and managing building and site inspections in accordance with local, state and federal laws, building codes and ordinances. Responsibilities also managing all permit and contractor licensing procedures, including fee calculations and issuance of certificates of occupancy. Manages the City's Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA) flood program. Performs other duties as requested or assigned under the administrative direction of the City Manager. Duties Supervises, directs, and evaluates staff. Hires qualified staff members when position vacancies occur. Oversees staff work schedule to ensure the department is properly staffed during normal business hours. Completes performance evaluations for department staff as required by City policy. Responsible for developing an annual budget (operating and capital) and work plan for the department that is in alignment with the City's strategic goals. Develops internal operating procedures relating to the review and approval of plans and specifications for construction, issuance of building and other types of permits Oversees building inspections and ensures compliance with all building codes, laws, ordinances and safety standards. May inspect construction sites and review construction plans for compliance to applicable building codes. Confers with architects, engineers, developers, owners, and contractors concerning interpretation and application of the City's building-related codes during both the planning and construction phases of developments, large and small. Reviews plans and specifications of contract engineers for City projects; prepares plans, specifications and cost estimates for City projects as requested. Oversees efficient review of permit applications for the department through the City's electronic permitting system. Receives and reviews complaints, construction and housing violations, advises on procedures to ensure compliance with applicable laws and codes. Issues stop work orders as necessary to ensure public safety and adherence to applicable laws and codes. Manages the City FEMA flood program. Leads the City's damage assessment efforts and Structural Safety Inspectors during/after emergencies and natural disasters. Serves as technical advisor to other department heads; attends governing or professional board/committee meetings. Participates in the City's Contractor Licensing Board meetings. Participates in City Council meetings and Board/Commission meetings as necessary. Conducts research and special studies for City Manager, prepares reports and presents findings and recommendations. Establishes department operating policies and procedures which require City Manager approval. Develops and maintains safety and loss control programs for staff. 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 logical assignment to the position. Required Education, Experience, License, Registration, and Certification Qualifications Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Engineering, Architecture, Building Construction, or a related field. Licensed Building Code Administrator through the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation. Ten (10) years of progressively responsible experience in building construction or inspections of which five (5) must have been in a management or supervisory capacity; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Supplemental or Additional Information Knowledge of the Standard Building, Plumbing, Gas, and Mechanical Codes, and the National Electrical Code, or similar basic model codes relating to construction. Knowledge of City codes and ordinances which govern building activities and certification and licensing of contractors. Knowledge and understanding of the standard principles and practices of the construction industry applicable to building construction. Knowledge of principles and practices of public administration. Knowledge of best practices related to citizen engagement. Knowledge of the principles and practices of organization, administration, budgeting and personnel management. Knowledge of the City's electronic permitting system. Ability to read, understand and interpret plans, drawings, blueprints, specifications and related construction documents, and identify them to construction in progress. Ability to plan, organize, administer, supervise and coordinate the work of technical, administrative and clerical personnel performing varied code preparation, interpretation and enforcement tasks. Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, and to prepare concise, accurate records and reports, and written recommendations for changes, revisions, additions, deletions, or amendments to codes, ordinances, and standards pertaining to building, licensing and similar activities. Ability to work harmoniously with other City employees, members of City Council, members of appointed boards and the general public. Ability to motivate, manage and supervise employees with varying levels of education and work experience.
City of Sanibel Sanibel, FL, United States
Jun 09, 2022
Full Time
Description Under the general supervision of a Sergeant, performs a wide variety of police, law enforcement, and investigative duties including the protection of life and property, crime detection, traffic enforcement, emergency management, and other public safety responsibilities. Duties may also include special assignments in areas such as the detective bureau, information and records processing, and supervision of support staff as designated by the Police Chief. Performs other work as requested. Duties Responds to calls regarding public disturbances, criminal, civil, or emergency situations. Responds as requested to provide back-up for Sheriff's office. Detects and prevents criminal activities by surveillance of assigned business and residential areas. Notes possible criminal occurrences and takes steps to prevent criminal actions. Promotes crime prevention by initiating contact with businesses and residents including explaining applicable laws, soliciting cooperation in crime reporting, and otherwise creating a good rapport with area citizens. Investigates crime scenes or accidents. Protects evidence, takes testimony, contacts witnesses, and assists in the investigation. Inspects alcoholic beverage businesses and enforces laws and ordinance relating to consumption of alcoholic beverages. Enforces traffic laws and vehicle codes and promotes traffic safety. Notes illegal or unsafe driving practices and advises or makes arrests as appropriate. Directs traffic, reports unsafe road conditions, and otherwise promotes vehicular and pedestrian safety. Patrols back roads and beach areas to detect smuggling activities. Prepares a variety of daily and other reports related to crimes, accidents, and other duties. Maintains logs, completes forms, and prepares disposition and speed reports as requested. Provides a variety of related services. Transports and fingerprints prisoners, provides assistance to motorists, resolves domestic disturbances, and gives talks before civic groups. Attends depositions and court and testifies as required. Responds to calls from citizens regarding nuisance or wild animals. Assists Coast Guard in responding to distress calls from boater in the Sanibel area. Supervises support staff in records management, information processing, and traffic control. Supervises shift in Sergeant's absence as designated by operations Commander. Operates computer and supervises information processing section. Operates special equipment such as police boat and motorcycle. Provides backup to dispatchers and assumes dispatch responsibilities in dispatcher's absence. Functions as D.A.R.E. (Drug, Abuse, Resistance, Education) Officer and School Resource Officer when qualified and assigned. Trains new officer when qualified and assigned as field training officer. 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 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 High school diploma, GED, or equivalent certificate of competency required. **MUST HAVE** Current certification as a law enforcement officer in the State of Florida by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE). Must possess a valid Florida Driver's License. Requires shift, holiday and weekend work. Supplemental or Additional Information Knowledge of the principles, practices, and techniques of modern law enforcement. Knowledge of applicable state, local, and federal laws and ordinances. Knowledge of emergency medical and first aid practices. Ability to observe and detect potential criminal activities. Ability to coordinate activities in emergency situations. Ability to investigate situations and to prepare written reports. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other City departments, public agencies, and the general public. Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing. Skill in operating motor vehicles in hazardous situations. Skill in the use of firearms and other police equipment.
City of Sanibel Sanibel, FL, United States
Jun 04, 2022
Part Time
Description Under general supervision, the purpose of the position is to perform lifeguard services, general maintenance activities, and assisting with children's activities. Work involves exercising preventative safety measures to ensure the safety of patrons and to repair and maintain the recreational facilities and equipment. Other duties may be performed relating to summer program/after-school program activities, receptionist functions at the front counter and/or routine custodial operations. Duties Performs responsible protective service work ensuring the safe use of the swimming facility by patrons.Aids in water rescue as needed and CPR or first aid treatment to injured or ill patrons. Observes actions of swimmers, and maintains discipline in and around pool facilities. Enforces pool and water safety rules in a tactful and effective manner. Assists with children's activities such as after-school programs, summer program, arts and crafts, and swimming programs. Performs general maintenance of the pool and surrounding areas; checks water make-up and adjusts pool chemicals; maintains recreational facilities and equipment. Performs other duties as required. Required Education, Experience, License, Registration, and Certification Qualifications High School diploma or GED; supplemented by one (1) year of responsible experience in recreation programs. Possession of a Red Cross Lifeguarding CertificationWater Safety Instructor Certification desired CPR and first aid professional rescuer certification required. Supplemental or Additional Information To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Knowledge of life-saving methods and practices Knowledge of pool maintenance and proper chemical make-up of pool water Knowledge of the principles, practices and techniques of public recreation programs Skill in leading and/or instructing recreational activities Ability to instruct swimming and water safety classes Knowledge of general building and facility maintenance practices Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the public Ability to perform rigorous exercises and keep in top physical condition
City of Sanibel Sanibel, FL, United States
Jun 04, 2022
Full Time
Description Under direct supervision, assists citizens and contractors with the processes of application, review and approval for building permits and inspections enforcing compliance with established State, County and City safety codes. 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 Receives, process and/or assists all aspects of private and commercial customer service requests. Collaborates with Inspectors to schedule inspections, perform data entry tasks, and issue the appropriate documentation with compliance to estailding codes and regulations Issues contractors competency cards Coordinates all commercial and private inspections and notifies appropriate work units, e.g., Public Works, Vegetation, Fire Control Performs both routine and non-routine administrative duties, as dictated by the nature of the task, 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 order, procures supplies as needed Assists Building Official in maintaining and updating all code revisions Receives and distributes all inward and outward inner-office mail 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. Notary Public Certification.
City of Sanibel Sanibel, FL, United States
Jun 04, 2022
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; or have 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
Jun 04, 2022
Full Time
Description Under general supervision, performs a wide range of skilled and semi-skilled work in the construction, maintenance and repair of municipal building, facilities, equipment and grounds. Skill work assigned includes carpentry, painting, plumbing, concrete laying and minor electrical. Vehicle and light equipment operation is required. NOTE: This job opportunity announcement may be use to fill Tradesworker positions responsible for the maintenance of City of Sanibel beaches. 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 experience in carpentry, plumbing, painting and minor electrical; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Florida driver's license required. CDL required or ability to obtain within 6 months 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
Jun 03, 2022
Part Time
Description Under the supervision of the Recreation Services Supervisor, performs receptionist, administrative and clerical duties in support of the Recreation Center. Provides responses to inquiries from the general public concerning the programs and activities of the Recreation Center. Proficient in the software programs used in the Recreation Department. Duties Welcomes Recreation Center visitors, determines nature of interest and directs to appropriate location for desired program/activity. Answers telephone calls, determines nature of business, answers inquiries and/or refers callers to appropriate Recreation Department personnel. Provides the general public information concerning Recreation Department services and activities. Uses RecTrac software for collecting membership and all associated Recreation Department program fees and facility rental program and collecting and accounting for associated fees. Uses Procare Childcare software to monitor check-in and check-out of children and adults, maintaining and updating household data. Assists with records retention, scanning documents into Laserfiche, maintaining membership files and membership renewal drives. Prepares documents, reports, thank you letters, special flyers and handouts, maintains facility calendars, facility participation statistics. Trains other employees on RecTrac software for collecting membership and all associated Recreation Department program fees, etc. Regularly performs database cleanup. Trains other employees on Procare Childcare software to monitor check-in and check-out of children and adults. Composes and types a wide variety of routine correspondence. Required Education, Experience, License, Registration, and Certification Qualifications High school diploma or general education degree (GED); and two (2) years of progressively responsible receptionist, clerical or administrative experience; or an Associates Degree from an accredited college; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Supplemental or Additional Information Knowledge of computer word processing systems and ability to learn other computer based data entry programs. Knowledge of administrative procedures. Knowledge of filing systems and processes. Knowledge of the Recreation Center programs and activities. Ability to type with accuracy and speed as departmental needs dictate. Ability to operate general office equipment. Ability to account for money and make appropriate change. Ability to interact with the general public. Ability to follow oral and written instructions. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
City of Sanibel Sanibel, FL, United States
Jun 03, 2022
Full Time
Description Under general supervision, performs skilled inspection and certification of new, existing, and altered buildings and structures to ensure compliance with the state and City of Sanibel's building codes. Employees in this class possess considerable knowledge of building construction methods, materials, and principles, as well as applicable municipal, regional, and state regulatory practices. Work involves technical examinations and the application of standard trade practices to inspection work. Inspections are conducted independently, but in accordance with established technical standards. Position exercises sound judgment through analysis of current and proposed plans/specifications/blueprints. Performs related work as required. Duties Inspects new and existing residence, business, commercial and other buildings and structures for conformance with safety and other requirements of established state and local codes. Interprets plans and specifications for new buildings/structures, and remodeling plans in residential, commercial and industrial buildings for compliance with established building and safety codes. Renders approval or disapproval of inspected sites regarding building code compliance. Advises builders, owners, contractors and architects on building and structural problems. Prepares daily records and reports of inspections performed. Required Education, Experience, License, Registration, and Certification Qualifications High school diploma or GED; supplemented by five (5) years of responsible experience in the building/construction field; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Must be able to climb ladders and scaffolds. Certification in 1 & 2 Family Dwelling Inspection by the State of Florida is required; OR certification in Building, Electrical, Plumbing, Mechanical, and Plans Examiner issued by the State of Florida. Must possess a valid state driver's license or obtain a valid Florida driver's license within 30 days. Supplemental or Additional Information Knowledge of Standard Building, Plumbing and Mechanical Codes and National Electric Code. Knowledge of modern practices and methods employed in building, electrical, plumbing and related construction trades. Knowledge of City and State Laws, regulations, codes and ordinances governing building standards, housing, certification and licensing of contractors. Ability to carry out field inspection of building sites. Ability to prepare reports and maintain records. Ability to consult with contractors, building owners, the general public and to effect and maintain satisfactory working relationships on inspectional and regulatory matter. Ability to read, understand and interpret plans, drawings, blueprints, specifications and related construction documents, and identify them to construction in progress. Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing to prepare concise, accurate records and reports, and written recommendations for changes, revisions, additions or deletions to specifications of structures under construction to meet compliance with industry standards. Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with the general public and fellow employees. Skill in enforcing conformity with firmness, tact and impartiality .
City of Sanibel Sanibel, FL, United States
Jun 03, 2022
Full Time
Description Serves under the supervision of the Building Official and is responsible for examining plans and specifications for new construction and remodeling of existing facilities. Provides assistance to the public on interpretation and application of specific building, electrical, and mechanical codes and regulations. Duties Analyzes and interprets building plans and specifications and other supporting information for new construction and remodeling of existing facilities for code compliance. Reviews construction plans for conformance to codes, laws, and regulations; consults with contractors regarding problems and follow-up to review corrections. Performs on-site investigative inspections as necessary relating to plan review. Performs computations and analysis to check calculations submitted by designers. Review development permits for conformance to State codes and regulations and informs contractors of corrective actions required. Consults with architects and engineers and the Fire Department on matters relating to codes, law and regulations. Prepares reports and records of Plan Review and job plan re submittals. Conducts special studies and prepares reports for the Building Official. Responds to citizen inquiries relating to building codes and other issues relating to the department. Required Education, Experience, License, Registration, and Certification Qualifications EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE Associate of Arts or Science degree from and accredited college; supplemented by ten (10) years experience in construction related field or an equivalent combination of training and experience. State of Florida Building Code Administrator State of Florida Plans Examiner State of Florida Standard Building Inspector Florida Drivers License Supplemental or Additional Information LANGUAGE SKILLS Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, and governmental regulations. Ability to effectively present information individually or in a group and respond to questions from City Council, managers, employees, customers, and the general public. KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED Requires the knowledge of the Standard Building, Plumbing, Gas and Mechanical Codes and National Electrical Code, or similar basic model codes relating to construction. Familiarity with City codes and ordinances which govern building activities and the certification and licensing of contractors. A general knowledge and understanding of the standard principals and practices of the construction industry applicable to building construction. SKILLS REQUIRED Ability to read, understand and interpret plans, drawings, blueprints, specifications and related construction documents. Ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing and maintain effective working relationships with contractors, developers and the public. REASONING ABILITY Requires the ability to apply principles of logical or synthesis functions. Ability to deal with several concrete variables and abstract variables, and to analyze major problems that require complex planning for interrelated activities that can span one or several work units.
City of Sanibel Sanibel, FL, United States
May 28, 2022
Full Time
Description Reporting to the City Manager, serves in an executive level position that is responsible for the overall direction, administration, and management of the Public Works Department which includes Beach & Parks, Engineering, Fleet Management, Public Facilities, Solid Waste, Wastewater & Reclaimed water, Stormwater Management, and Streets & Drainage. Responsible for providing professional guidance and technical assistance to improve service delivery and infrastructure development and maintenance. The Public Works Director plays a key role in the development of the city's capital improvement plan, prioritizing capital projects and construction contract oversight. Serves as the City's Engineer responsible for all engineering services (civil, environmental, traffic, etc.) including design and construction supervision of assigned public improvement projects. Reviews plans for private construction to ensure compliance with City Codes. Serves as the City's bicycle-pedestrian coordinator for grant funding projects and supports all efforts to improve, expand, market, and maintain the Shared Use Path System. Responsible for developing an annual budget (operating and capital) and work plan for the department that is in alignment with the City's strategic goals. Attends and participates in City Council, Planning Commission, City Committee meetings, and meetings of external organizations as needed. Duties As City Engineer, is responsible for permit processing, engineering review, inspection, and approvals for utility, private and public works projects and for the maintenance of City Engineering maps, records, and documents. Responsible for design specifications, permit application and contract documents for projects developed by the City. Builds a functional and collaborative team of staff members in the department. Identifies and supports the professional, technical, and administrative development of all staff members necessary to ensure the skill sets and required credentials for employees are secured and maintained. Develops, implements and administers the departmental budget (operating and capital). Directs and administers department activities relating to the Five-Year Capital Improvement Program, including the street resurfacing schedule, equipment replacement schedule, public facilities, the shared use path master plan, and other areas of responsibility. Directs and administers the City's utility operations to include wastewater treatment, wastewater collection, reclaimed water distribution, facility maintenance; solid waste management; and equipment service. Develops and maintains constructive relationships with City Officials, residents, property owners, developers, contractors, and the general public regarding public works programs. Manages the development and implementation of department goals, objectives, policies, and priorities including special projects, construction, maintenance, and office administration. Manages the National Pollution Discharge Elimination System permit. Manages the recovery and response to natural and non-natural disasters and events including internal coordination, intergovernmental coordination, and FEMA coordination. Oversees efficient review of permit applications for the department through the City's electronic permitting system. Plans, directs, and coordinates through subordinate supervisors, the maintenance and repair of City facilities, streets, automotive fleet, shared use paths, parks, bridges, storm, and surface water drainage. Provides leadership to the Public Works Department. Monitors and evaluates the performance of the department programs, processes, and projects to ensure services provided are effective and efficient. Researches and prepares special reports, recommendations and specifications for special City construction and other municipal improvements. Reviews and approves various records, reports, and documentation including work orders, purchase requisitions, time sheets, activity reports, regulatory reports, schedules, and progress reports. Responsible for preparing or directs the preparation of agenda items for the City Council, Planning Commission and various committees and boards involved in public services activities; present agenda items to the above, as needed. Reviews all private development applications to ensure all engineering aspects conform to City codes and are of adequate design. Responds to citizen inquiries and complaints regarding City services performed in the jurisdiction of Public Works. Required Education, Experience, License, Registration, and Certification Qualifications Bachelor's Degree in engineering from an accredited college or university. Master's Degree in Engineering or closely related field is preferred. Licensed Professional Engineer in Florida. If a Licensed Professional Engineer in another state (United States), must complete requirements to become a Licensed Professional Engineer in Florida within 6-months of hire date. Ten (10) years of progressively responsible public works or civil engineering experience for a municipality or similar public sector organization, with specific experience in solid waste, stormwater, wastewater, construction management, engineering, planning, and budgeting, with Four (4) years' experience as a Public Works Director, or Five (5) years' experience as a Deputy Director of Public Works or City Engineer. Preferred experience includes work experience where the protection of environmentally sensitive land is an established priority. Possession of a valid Florida driver's license, or ability to obtain within 30 days of employment. Supplemental or Additional Information Knowledge of City, State and Federal Laws, rules and regulations governing a municipal public works department. Knowledge of principles and practices of public administration. Knowledge of engineering, science, technical, legal, financial, and public relations resources involved in the administration and operation of a municipal public works department. Knowledge of preparedness, response, recovery requirements for emergency operations related to natural and non-natural disasters, events, and other crisis situations, particularly tropical storm and hurricane emergencies. Knowledge of construction techniques for roads (pervious and impervious), drainage systems, flood control, sanitary sewer, seawalls, and shared use pathway (bike/pedestrian) facilities. Knowledge of best practices in public works operations and safety. Knowledge of materials, methods, principles, practices, techniques, and equipment used in construction and maintenance activities of the department. Knowledge of the operation of and maintenance of wastewater treatment and reclamation facilities. Knowledge of effective management practices and procedures and their application to local government. Knowledge of municipal budget development and administration. Ability to plan, coordinate and direct public works activities through subordinate supervisors. Ability to read, understand and review site plans and construction plans to determine compliance with drainage, utility, and other City Code requirements. Ability to plan, draw specifications, and supervise construction of a wide range of municipal facilities and improvements. Ability to develop long and short-term plans and programs to make major policy decisions on complex administrative or operational activities of the department. Ability to make public presentations clearly and concisely and communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Ability to motivate, manage and supervise employees with varying levels of education and work experience. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with civic leaders, public officials, contractors, developers, and the general public. Ability to develop, manage and monitor budgets and expenditures. Knowledge of the City's electronic permitting system.
City of Sanibel Sanibel, FL, United States
May 18, 2022
Full Time
Description Performs technical engineering work in the office and field in support of engineering projects; prepares engineering design sketches, plans and maps, cost estimates and specifications; collaborates and confers with developers, contractors, engineers and public; and provides support to professional engineering staff. Performs as project manager for capital improvement projects and performs other work as requested. This position is emergency essential. Duties Conducts research and field investigations to collect and record available data; prepare preliminary designs and plans for in-house and Capital Improvement Projects. Performs CAD drawings for routine to complex civil engineering projects. Performs GIS or other technical mapping projects relating to City infrastructure. Functions as survey party chief; performs field surveys including topographic surveys, layout and grade staking; research and write legal descriptions. Prepares construction design specifications, bid specifications, and material and cost estimates for Capital Improvement and other engineering projects. Provides technical assistance in procuring any permits necessary for proposed projects as well as prepares documentation for project grant applications and certification. Collaborates and confers with developers, engineers, contractors, local and state government and the general public; provide information and assistance on issues pertaining to a variety of engineering activities, codes and regulations. Serves as project manager for Capital Improvement projects; maintains accurate records of construction projects; and performs process approval of contractor payments. Coordinates the DEP NPDES program, collects data from City departments and completes required annual report; drafts standard operating procedures. Coordinates the inspection and annual maintenance of the (MS4) stormwater system. Manages projects and performs inspections relating to construction improvements, maintenance of streets, sewers, shared use path, bridge and box culverts, lot development and City Capital Improvement projects. Prepares memos, letters and other correspondence pertaining to a variety of engineering activities. Attends meetings, workshops, seminars and software upgrade training related to engineering technician work assigned. Required Education, Experience, License, Registration, and Certification Qualifications Bachelors degree in Engineering or Engineering Technology; or Associates of Science Degree in Civil Engineering Technology, supplemented by two (2) years experience in surveying drafting, engineering or related field; or; High School diploma, GED, or other Certificate of Competency, supplemented by five (5) years experience in survey, drafting or related field or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Supplemental or Additional Information Knowledge of the principles, methods, techniques, practices, tools and equipment of technical engineering work including civil engineering, surveying, computers and computer software. Knowledge to interpret and apply City, County, State, and Federal policies, laws, codes and regulations. Knowledge to understand and interpret engineering plans and specifications, survey notes, maps and reports. Ability to analyze and compile technical and statistical information and prepare clear and concise reports Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing, and respond to difficult and sensitive public inquiries. Ability to write reports, specifications, maintain accurate engineering records, be detailed oriented and follow through with tasks. Ability to make a variety of complex mathematical calculations; use trigonometry as applied to the computation of angles, areas, distances and traverses. Skill in AutoCAD drafting, GIS or other technical mapping systems operation of office equipment including computer equipment and related software. Ability to work independently as well as the ability to maintain a team and service oriented approach to work. Ability to adapt to changing technologies and learn functionality of new equipment and systems. Skill and ability to maintain a positive working relationship with all staff levels, other jurisdictions, outside agencies, the general public and those contacted in the course of work. Knowledge of the principles, methods, techniques, practices, tools and equipment of technical engineering work including civil engineering, surveying, computers and computer software. Knowledge to interpret and apply City, County, State, and Federal policies, laws, codes and regulations. Knowledge to understand and interpret engineering plans and specifications, survey notes, maps and reports. Ability to analyze and compile technical and statistical information and prepare clear and concise reports Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing, and respond to difficult and sensitive public inquiries. Ability to write reports, specifications, maintain accurate engineering records, be detailed oriented and follow through with tasks. Ability to make a variety of complex mathematical calculations; use trigonometry as applied to the computation of angles, areas, distances and traverses. Skill in AutoCAD drafting, operation of office equipment including computer equipment and related software. Ability to work independently as well as the ability to maintain a team and service oriented approach to work. Ability to adapt to changing technologies and learn functionality of new equipment and systems. Skill and ability to maintain a positive working relationship with all staff levels, other jurisdictions, outside agencies, the general public and those contacted in the course of work.
City of Sanibel Sanibel, FL, United States
May 12, 2022
Full Time
Description Applicant MUST HAVE CURRENT CERTIFICATION as a law enforcement officer in another state to qualify for this job class. Serves under the general supervision of a Sergeant, performs a wide variety of police, law enforcement, and investigative duties including the protection of life and property, crime detection, traffic enforcement, emergency management, and other public safety responsibilities. Duties may also include special assignments in areas such as the detective bureau, information and records processing, and supervision of support staff as designated by the Police Chief. Performs other work as requested. Duties Responds to calls regarding public disturbances, criminal, civil, or emergency situations. Responds as requested to provide back-up for Sheriff's office. Detects and prevents criminal activities by surveillance of assigned business and residential areas. Notes possible criminal occurrences and takes steps to prevent criminal actions. Promotes crime prevention by initiating contact with businesses and residents including explaining applicable laws, soliciting cooperation in crime reporting, and otherwise creating a good rapport with area citizens. Investigates crime scenes or accidents. Protects evidence, takes testimony, contacts witnesses, and assists in the investigation. Inspects alcoholic beverage businesses and enforces laws and ordinance relating to consumption of alcoholic beverages. Enforces traffic laws and vehicle codes and promotes traffic safety. Notes illegal or unsafe driving practices and advises or makes arrests as appropriate. Directs traffic, reports unsafe road conditions, and otherwise promotes vehicular and pedestrian safety. Patrols back roads and beach areas to detect smuggling activities. Prepares a variety of daily and other reports related to crimes, accidents, and other duties. Maintains logs, completes forms, and prepares disposition and speed reports as requested. Provides a variety of related services. Transports and fingerprints prisoners, provides assistance to motorists, resolves domestic disturbances, and gives talks before civic groups. Attends depositions and court and testifies as required. Responds to calls from citizens regarding nuisance or wild animals. Assists Coast Guard in responding to distress calls from boater in the Sanibel area. Supervises support staff in records management, information processing, and traffic control. Supervises shift in Sergeant's absence as designated by operations Commander. Operates computer and supervises information processing section. Operates special equipment such as police boat and motorcycle. Provides backup to dispatchers and assumes dispatch responsibilities in dispatcher's absence. Functions as D.A.R.E. (Drug, Abuse, Resistance, Education) Officer and School Resource Officer when qualified and assigned. Trains new officer when qualified and assigned as field training officer. 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 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 High school diploma, GED, or equivalent certificate of competency required. **MUST HAVE CURRENT CERTIFICATION as a law enforcement officer outside of the State of Florida. Must possess a valid Florida Driver's License, or within 30 days of employment. Requires shift, holiday and weekend work. Supplemental or Additional Information Knowledge of the principles, practices, and techniques of modern law enforcement. Knowledge of applicable state, local, and federal laws and ordinances. Knowledge of emergency medical and first aid practices. Ability to observe and detect potential criminal activities. Ability to coordinate activities in emergency situations. Ability to investigate situations and to prepare written reports. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other City departments, public agencies, and the general public. Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing. Skill in operating motor vehicles in hazardous situations. Skill in the use of firearms and other police equipment.