Welcome to the City of Plantation Recruitment page! The city is made up of 15 departments that serve this invigorating city. Plantation believes in creating a diverse workplace where empowered individuals and teams have all the tools necessary to deliver world-class service to the city. The Human Resources Department achieves that by hiring, developing, supporting, and retaining the most highly qualified professionals. This office ensures consistent practices are followed in compliance with State and Federal laws, City policies, rules, and regulations so that all employees are afforded equal opportunity. Please visit our “Employment” page to view our available vacancies! Join Team Plantation and become part of ever-evolving city and community!

The City of Plantation is firmly committed to an Equal Employment Opportunity and a Drug-Free Work Place and does not discriminate in any employment-related decisions on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability or other similar factors that are not job-related. City’s equal opportunity policy applies to all organizational levels of the City and to all job classifications.

The City will make reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities. Please contact the Human Resources Department at 954-797-2240 if special assistance is needed. Applications are screened as they are submitted to the Human Resources Department or following the closing date. Applicants are generally notified within several weeks if they have been selected for testing (if position requires) or an interview. However, the time frame may vary depending upon departmental needs and priorities. Applicants that receive a conditional job offer are required to pass a background check and a drug test prior to being employed. The City of Plantation uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

21 job(s) at City of Plantation

CITY OF PLANTATION, FLORIDA 400 Northwest 73rd Avenue, Plantation, Florida 33317, USA
Mar 03, 2021
Full Time
Description This is a non-exempt position, which is skilled technical work in the maintenance, location, troubleshooting and inspection of water and sewer mains, services, manholes and lift stations. An employee in this classification performs work assignments that are general in nature and is expected to work independently in selecting proper methods and procedures to perform duties. Work is reviewed while in progress through observation, conferences and reports. Employees are hired as AT WILL employees that serve at the pleasure of the City and may be terminated at any time with or without cause. Examples of Duties Maintains "Utilities Department As Built" records by updating, filing and general archive maintenance. Inspects new utility construction for compliance to utility standards. Performs skilled work of a specialized nature involving reading utility plans and operation of complicated electronic locating equipment. May install, maintain and repair water and sewer lines, manholes, meters, fire hydrants and associated equipment. This position does not have final procurement authority. Performs related work as required and as directed. Typical Qualifications Knowledge of the standard practices used for locating utilities lines. Knowledge of and the ability to read complex utility plans. Knowledge of and the ability to operate state-of-the-art location equipment. Knowledge of the occupational hazards of the trade and of proper use of safety procedures. Ability to operate equipment used for repair of water and sewer lines and water meters. Ability to operate a City vehicle and possess the required license. Ability to compose and edit internal and external correspondence and documents using Microsoft Office products including Word, Power Point, and Excel. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other City employees, Engineers, Contractors, City Officials and the general public. DESIRABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING Graduation from a standard high school or equivalent and four (4) years of experience in water and wastewater utilities systems, performing all related work necessary to maintain a water and wastewater system. Minimum Class "A" FWPCOA Water Distribution Certification. Supplemental Information This is a designated "Recovery" classification in the City's Emergency Operations Plan and will require the employee occupying this position to work for declared emergencies. Attendance at National Incident Management System (NIMS) training at the appropriate level is mandatory. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
CITY OF PLANTATION, FLORIDA 400 Northwest 73rd Avenue, Plantation, Florida 33317, USA
Mar 03, 2021
Full Time
Description THIS POSITION IS ONLY OPEN TO CURRENT CITY OF PLANTATION EMPLOYEES. APPLICANTS MUST BE EITHER IN A FULL OR PART TIME CAPACITY AS A CITY OF PLANTATION EMPLOYEE TO APPLY. This is a non-exempt position which is responsible work in assisting the Capital Improvements Administrator in the daily oversight of Utilities water and wastewater improvement projects and private development projects throughout the City. Employees in this class are responsible for the inspection of a variety of water and sewer construction projects. Responsibilities include providing technical assistance to contractors, maintaining daily progress reports, investigating complaints and requests, and ensuring compliance of contractors with contract/construction plans and specifications. Incumbents exercise independent judgment in the application of construction inspection methods and techniques to the inspection of large and complex water and sewer construction projects. Supervision is received from a technical superior who reviews work for effective inspections of water and sewer construction projects through all phases of the construction process. Work is performed under supervision of the Capital Improvements Administrator. Employees are hired as AT WILL employees that serve at the pleasure of the City and may be terminated at any time with or without cause. Examples of Duties Conduct Pre-construction meetings with Engineers and Contractors Performs night time inspection when required Attend Predevelopment and Development Review Committee meetings in the Capital Improvements Administrators absence Observes the work performed by underground contractors for a variety of water and sewer construction projects. Works closely with Engineer of record to ensure proper installation and compliance with code. Daily liaison between contractor, public, City and other government agencies. Assures City standards and safety requirements are maintained at all utility construction projects. Researches technical information needed for capital improvement projects. Prepares list of deficiencies, inspection reports and field book entries. Compiles and maintains accurate records. Resolves customer complaints related to construction projects. This position does not have final procurement authority. Performs related work as required and directed. Typical Qualifications Considerable knowledge of the methods, materials and design of a variety of water and sewer utility infrastructure. Considerable knowledge of the records, reports, and forms required in utility construction projects. Considerable knowledge of building, local, State and Federal regulations pertaining to construction of water and sewer facilities. Ability to perform detailed technical inspections of water and sewer construction projects. Ability to understand complex engineering drawings, specifications, and record drawings related to water and sewer pipeline construction projects. Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, verbally and in writing. Complete knowledge of the safety and occupational hazards and safety precautions of the work. Ability to comply with all state and local regulations regarding water and wastewater systems. Ability to review and provide comment on utility construction drawings Ability to review and verify contractor's payment applications quantities Ability to operate a city vehicle. Ability to work outdoors under adverse weather conditions. Ability to understand and follow instructions and to complete work assignments correctly. Ability to establish and maintain effective work relationships with engineers, contractors, City employees and the general public. Ability to enforce conformity with firmness, tact, and impartiality, ability to perform field inspectional work. Ability to consult with contractors, building owners, the general public, departmental officials, and associates and to effect and maintain satisfactory working relationships on inspectional and regulatory matters. DESIRABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING Have graduated from a standard high school or possess GED. At least five years' experience in the installation, repair, and maintenance of sanitary sewer mains, lift stations, and force mains. Ability to read and understand blue prints and record drawings. Ability to demonstrate working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word and Excel); computer literate with the ability to learn new applications. Class A Water Distribution or Wastewater Collection License as issued by FW and PCOA. Any equivalent combination of education, experience and training may be considered. Supplemental Information This is a designated "Will Call Recovery" classification in the City's Emergency Operations Plan and will require the employee occupying this position to work for declared emergencies. Attendance at National Incident Management System (NIMS) training at the appropriate level is mandatory. Closing Date/Time: 3/4/2021 4:15 PM Eastern
CITY OF PLANTATION, FLORIDA 400 Northwest 73rd Avenue, Plantation, Florida 33317, USA
Mar 01, 2021
Full Time
Description This is a non-exempt position, which is responsible routine work involving planning and implementing a recreational program for the City's Summer Recreation Camp Program. An employee in this classification is responsible for supervising a group of children, planning activities such as games, sports, arts and crafts, special events and general activities. Work is performed under the supervision of the Program Supervisor and the Assistant Program Supervisor. Employees are hired as AT WILL employees that serve at the pleasure of the City and may be terminated at any time with or without cause. Examples of Duties Supervises and participates in games, sports, individual and group activities, arts and crafts, special events, field trips, 4th of July program, etc. Plans and implements assigned special events, sporting events, etc. Travels by bus for frequent field trips, ensuring the overall safety, care and supervision of children participating. Maintains discipline and encourage compliance with safety rules and regulations. Completes and submits attendance and accident reports as required. Performs routine janitorial duties as required. This position does not have final procurement authority. Performs related work as required and as directed. Typical Qualifications Working knowledge of the methods, materials and equipment used in summer recreation programs. Knowledge of the rules and conduct of a variety of sports and games. Ability to maintain discipline and encourage compliance with safety rules and regulations. Ability to provide instructions to participants engaged in arts and crafts, group games and sports. Ability to work a flexible work schedule to accommodate the camp's needs and assist in special events during the summer program. Ability to maintain records and compile reports. Ability to understand and carry out instructions and to complete work assignments correctly. Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with other employees and the general public. DESIRABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING Graduation from a standard high school or possession of a G.E.D. certificate from a recognized issuing agency, supplemented by experience in childcare. Candidates selected for a Summer Camp position, are required to undergo a Level 2 Background Screening as required by the State of Florida. Closing Date/Time: 3/6/2021 4:30 PM Eastern
CITY OF PLANTATION, FLORIDA 400 Northwest 73rd Avenue, Plantation, Florida 33317, USA
Mar 01, 2021
Full Time
Description This is a non-exempt position, which is responsible supervisory work providing leadership and coordination of programs and activities designed for children participating in the City's Summer Recreation Camp Program. Exercises initiative and independent judgment in accomplishing tasks. Work is performed under the direction of the Facilities Manager. Employees are hired as AT WILL employees that serve at the pleasure of the City and may be terminated at any time with or without cause. Examples of Duties Coordinates programs and activities designed for the overall safety, care and enrichment of children participating in the City's Summer Recreation Camp. Coordinates, monitors and participates in all events and activities (i.e., weekly special events, field trips, games, sports, individual and group activities, 4th of July programs, etc.). Performs routine clerical tasks such as the maintenance of attendance records, and recording of accidents and injuries. Executes purchase orders authorized by the department director. Supervise and coordinate the work of Counselors, Junior Counselors and Counselors in Training assigned to the Camp Site. Completes staff schedules for those assigned to the camp sites. Maintain discipline and encourages compliance with safety rules and regulations. Display leadership ability in planning and directing recreational activities. Instructs and/or assists Counselors in implementing activities and in supervising children. Demonstrates strong communication skills between staff, supervisors and parents of children enrolled in camp. Perform related work as required and as directed. Typical Qualifications Knowledge of principles, rules and basic fundamentals of recreation programs. Knowledge of effective supervisory methods and techniques. Knowledge of first aid and the ability to provide first aid to injured patron. Ability to provide leadership and direction during a variety of recreation activities. Ability to supervise in a manner conducive to full performance and high morale. Ability to maintain attendance and emergency information for participants at Camp Site. Ability to maintain discipline and encourages compliance with safety rules and regulations. Ability to work effectively with participants, staff, parents and volunteers in a personal, cooperative manner. DESIRABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING Bachelor's degree or any equivalent combination of education, experience and training may be considered. Candidates selected for a Summer Camp position, are required to undergo a Level 2 Background Screening as required by the State of Florida. Closing Date/Time: 3/6/2021 4:30 PM Eastern
CITY OF PLANTATION, FLORIDA 400 Northwest 73rd Avenue, Plantation, Florida 33317, USA
Feb 10, 2021
Full Time
Description This is a non-exempt position, which is routine light manual labor at the City's tennis courts. An employee in this classification is responsible for disseminating information to the public, reception control and attendant duties at the City's tennis courts facilities. This is a Will-Call position. Must be able to work flexible schedule. May include evenings, holidays and weekends. "Will-Call" status - Work when needed by the Tennis Center. No set schedule. Employees are hired as AT WILL employees that serve at the pleasure of the City and may be terminated at any time with or without cause. Examples of Duties Assists the public in reserving tennis courts and enforcing reservation policies. Monitor tennis courts to ensure that all players are playing on assigned courts. Enforces all rules and regulations pertaining to the tennis court facilities. Receives incoming telephone calls, takes messages and provides information. Collects fees for tennis court use. Performs light to moderate maintenance of tennis courts, such as, operating an electric cart on clay courts, squeegee and sweep asphalt courts, check nets and tie down windscreens, etc. Clean and mop restrooms and maintains tennis facilities. This position does not have final procurement authority. Performs other related work as required and as directed. Typical Qualifications Knowledge and experience in recreational and tennis programs. Knowledge of all rules and regulations pertaining to the tennis area. Knowledge of proper telephone etiquette and procedures. Ability to work well with the public and children. Ability to work a flexible schedule to accommodate the facility's needs to assist in special events during the year. Ability to assist the public to reserve tennis courts. Ability to understand and carry out instructions and to complete work assignments. Ability to maintain facility for safety hazards and knowledge of proper use of safety practices. Ability to perform monetary transactions. Ability to set up and break down activities that take place at the facility. Ability to perform light to moderate custodial and maintenance duties. Ability to meet and deal with the general public and establish and maintain an effective working relationship with departmental officials and other municipal employees. DESIRABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING Experience in recreational and tennis programs. Any equivalent combination of experience and training may be considered. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
CITY OF PLANTATION, FLORIDA 400 Northwest 73rd Avenue, Plantation, Florida 33317, USA
Feb 10, 2021
Full Time
Description This is a non-exempt position, which is manual skilled work in the care and maintenance of water and wastewater plants, lift stations and other aspects pertaining to a water and wastewater utilities system. The work involves the operation of heavy equipment and tools which are needed to make repairs to water and wastewater plants. Work is usually performed under the direction of a higher classification; however, constant supervision is not necessary for familiar tasks which can be performed without difficulty. Position requires being in an on-call rotation and employee is subject to call outs at any time, performing after-hours operational response. This entry-level position will perform operations related to corrective and preventive mechanical maintenance, troubleshooting, and assist in repair on plant equipment and systems. Equipment operated and maintained includes, but is not limited to, large rotating equipment generators, motors, overhead hoists and cranes, compressors and pneumatic systems, hydraulic power units, domestic water systems, and other associated pump plant mechanical equipment. Will work on and around underground substructures, pipelines, etc. Employees are hired as AT WILL employees that serve at the pleasure of the City and may be terminated at any time with or without cause. Examples of Duties Performs general and preventive maintenance work, repair, and general construction on water and wastewater plants, lift stations, distribution system, etc. May operate heavy equipment including but not limited to man lifts, forklifts, overhead crane lifting operations and inspections. Lubrication of small and large diameter valves, actuators and bearings; rebuilding various pumps and valves; repairing and installing piping; repairing water system equipment failures. Maintenance of manually, hydraulically, and electrically operated regulating valves, slide gates, various sizes and types of pumps, stationary and mobile overhead hoists and cranes, compressors and pneumatic systems, hydraulic power units, domestic water systems, and plant mechanical equipment. Assists in rebuilding, replacing, and installing pumps; refurbishing and/or rebuilding valves and associated piping. May perform stand-by duties and after-hours emergency response. May remove and install large diameter pipeline fitting including but not limited to flanged and MJ. May perform plant inspections, safety-related inspections and maintenance and overhead crane lifting operations and inspections. This position does not have final procurement authority. Performs other related work as required. Typical Qualifications Ability to troubleshoot and repair chemical metering pumps. Knowledge of maintenance and repair procedures for water and wastewater utilities system. Knowledge of the occupational hazards of the trade and of proper use of safety procedures. Knowledge of greasing and maintenance on equipment. Knowledge of soldering pipes, pipefitting and use of gas cutting torches. Knowledge of proper repair of PVC piping. Knowledge of proper use of all hand tools and safety equipment; Ability to work safely. Ability to operate equipment in general plant and system maintenance. Ability to understand and carry out instructions and to complete work assignments correctly. Ability to perform heavy manual labor for extended periods, often under hot and humid conditions. Ability to operate a City vehicle and acquire a commercial driver's license (CDL) within six (6) months of employment in position. Ability to work a flexible work schedule, including call outs. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other City employees. DESIRABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING The specified skills required for this position are one year's entry-level experience in operations, preventive, and corrective maintenance and repair of mechanical equipment and systems associated with water and wastewater treatment, conveyance and distribution systems. Some plumbing experience required. MIG, TIG, & ARC welding experience desired. Sheet Metal and pipe fabrication experience desired. Any equivalent documented combination of education, experience and training may be considered. The job involves frequent heavy lifting often combined with bending, twisting, or working above ground on irregular surfaces under hot and humid conditions. Supplemental Information This is a designated "Response" classification in the City's Emergency Operations Plan and will require the employee occupying this position to work for declared emergencies. Attendance at National Incident Management System (NIMS) training at the appropriate level is mandatory. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
CITY OF PLANTATION, FLORIDA 400 Northwest 73rd Avenue, Plantation, Florida 33317, USA
Feb 10, 2021
Full Time
Description This is a non-exempt position, which is skilled work in the operation of a water plant on an assigned shift. Work involves responsibility for the operation of water plants and for the routine maintenance and servicing of equipment and machinery. Employees exercise some independent judgment in making adjustments to machinery, equipment and related control apparatus in accordance with established procedures and standards. Employees ordinarily work independently on an assigned shift and work is reviewed primarily through analysis of charts and reports. Unusual or major problems are reported to a supervisor and/or lead operator(s) as necessary. Employees are hired as AT WILL employees that serve at the pleasure of the City and may be terminated at any time with or without cause. Examples of Duties On an assigned shift, performs all required chemical analysis; inspects plant equipment and machinery to determine that all machinery is operating properly; takes samples of water at various stages of the treatment process; performs routine laboratory analysis to determine effectiveness of treatment procedures and records results; on the basis of sample results, adjusts control devices for processes to provide effective treatment; inspects and adjusts treatment plant equipment, as it relates to the facilities. Inspects recorders and meters, and make necessary adjustments to control the operations as required. Performs services and preventive maintenance on a variety of plant equipment and machinery; cleans and paints equipment; assists mechanics in major repairs and in installation work; performs general building maintenance and custodial work at plant. Instruct new operators in the standard operating procedures. Maintain log on process adjustment and prepares periodic summary reports of operations. Performs related work in a safe and efficient manner as required and as directed. This position does not have final procurement authority. Prepares chemical batches as needed for operation. Typical Qualifications Some knowledge of the general operation principles of electrical and mechanical equipment, similar to water treatment and pumping plant equipment and machinery. Some knowledge of the mechanical maintenance and lubrication requirements of the equipment operated. Knowledge of the occupational hazards of the trade and of proper use of safety practices. Ability to make minor repairs to equipment operated. Ability to accurately follow routine operating and recording procedures, and to understand and follow instructions. Ability to detect faulty operating characteristics in equipment or processes, and to institute remedial action. Ability to maintain detailed routine operating records. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other City employees, department officials, and the general public. DESIRABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING Graduation from a standard high school or vocational school with supplemental college level courses in water treatment or pollution control. Experience in the operation of electrical and mechanical equipment and machinery similar to that in a water treatment plant. Must possess a minimum of Class "C" Operator License (depending on discipline) from State of Florida Department of Environmental Protection. Supplemental Information This is a designated "Response" classification in the City's Emergency Operations Plan and will require the employee occupying this position to work for declared emergencies. Attendance at National Incident Management System (NIMS) training at the appropriate level is mandatory. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
CITY OF PLANTATION, FLORIDA 400 Northwest 73rd Avenue, Plantation, Florida 33317, USA
Feb 10, 2021
Full Time
Description This is a non-exempt position, which is manual skilled work in the care and maintenance of water lines, meters and all other aspects pertaining to a water distribution system. The work involves the operation of heavy equipment and tools, which are needed to make repairs to waterlines. Work is usually performed under the direction of a higher classification; however, constant supervision is not necessary for familiar tasks, which can be performed without difficulty. Position requires wearing a pager and employee is subject to call outs at anytime. Employees are hired as AT WILL employees that serve at the pleasure of the City and may be terminated at any time with or without cause. Examples of Duties Will install, maintain and repair lines, water meters and fire hydrants. Will perform preventive maintenance of lines, water meters and fire hydrants, etc. May operate various mechanical equipment used in maintenance and repair of water lines. May operate heavy equipment. May perform repairs at water plants. May assist on an as-needed basis in the installation, maintenance and repair of wastewater collection or treatment systems. This position does not have final procurement authority. Performs related work as required and as directed. Typical Qualifications Knowledge of maintenance and repair procedures for water distribution systems. Knowledge of proper sanitation procedures for water main repair. Knowledge of the occupational hazards of the trade and of proper use of safety procedures. Ability to operate equipment used for repair of water lines and water meters. Ability to understand and carry out instructions and to complete work assignments correctly. Ability to perform heavy manual labor for extended periods, often under hot and humid conditions. Ability to install, maintain and repair lines, water meters and fire hydrants. Ability to work a flexible work schedule, including call outs. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other City employees, department officials and the general public. DESIRABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING DESIRABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING Graduation from a standard high school or possess an acceptable G.E.D. certificate. One (1) year of experience performing all related work necessary to maintain a water distribution and metering system. Some plumbing experience expected, underground contracting experience preferred. MUST possess Water Distribution Technician Level III license issued by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection or acquire within two (2) years of employment in position. MUST possess ability to operate a City vehicle and hold or acquire Class "B" commercial driver's license (CDL) within six (6) months of employment in position. Supplemental Information This is a designated "Essential" classification in the City's Emergency Operations Plan and will require the employee occupying this position to work for declared emergencies. Attendance at National Incident Management System (NIMS) training at the appropriate level is mandatory. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
CITY OF PLANTATION, FLORIDA 400 Northwest 73rd Avenue, Plantation, Florida 33317, USA
Feb 10, 2021
Full Time
Description This is general police work in the protection of life and property through the enforcement of laws and ordinances. Police Officers perform work in accordance with the departmental rules and regulations and receive assignments and instructions from police personnel of higher rank. All applicants must meet all requirements of the Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission and those of the Plantation Police Department. THE CITY OF PLANTATION WILL FACILITATE REQUIRED TESTING AFTER THE APPLICATION HAS BEEN SCREENED AND THE CANDIDATE HAS PASSED THE ORAL INTERVIEW. Typical Qualifications QUALIFICATIONS: To apply for the position of Police Officer (certified or non-certified) applicants MUST meet the following requirements: 1. Must be a U.S. citizen past the 21st birth date as of the date of application. 2. Currently possess, or be eligible to obtain, a Florida driver's license with an overall good driving record. No single suspension of driver's license within the past two (2) years and more than two (2) suspensions within the past five (5) year history (except if suspension was due to insurance error or clerk of court error). Any of the following convictions or admissions may be grounds for disqualification from the hiring process: *DUI or DWI *Leaving the scene of an accident (with or without injury) *Failure to report an accident involving injuries *Failure to render aid at an accident *Vehicular homicide *Fleeing or eluding a Police Officer *Reckless driving *Three (3) moving violations committed during any 12 month period within five (5) years of application date *More than 2 license suspensions during a 5 year period *Any more than 5 moving violations in past 5 years *An applicant who shows a history of "at fault" accidents *Any failure to disclose any Driver's License information without reasonable explanation 3. Associates Degree, or 60 semester hours (with minimum 2.0 GPA) or 90 quarter hours (with minimum 2.0 GPA) of college course work and/or an honorable discharge from service in the U.S. Armed Forces and/or related law enforcement work experience. 4. NEVER have been convicted of a felony or other crime, which would indicate a lack of good moral character. 5. If NOT Certified as a Police Officer with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement must possess a certification from another Federal or State Law Enforcement Agency. Candidates must provide state certification and academy curriculum . Candidates will be required to successfully pass the following tests given through Broward College Criminal Justice Institute or have done so with the listed time periods below: Criminal Justice Basic Abilities Test (CJ BAT Test) and achieve a passing score (within 4 years prior to application) Basic Motor Skills Test (within 6 months prior to application) Swim Test (no time limit) 6. If Certified as a Police Officer by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, Candidates must provide a copy of their FDLE certification. Candidates are required to successfully pass the following skills tests or have done so within the time periods listed below: Basic Motor Skills Test (within 6 months prior to application) Swim Test (no time limit) DOCUMENTS REQUIRED TO APPLY: (Applications, which do not include all documents specified below, WILL NOT be processed) 1. Birth Certificate 2. High School Diploma or G.E.D. certificate recognized by the State of Florida (G.E.D. transcript of test results required) 3. "Official" College transcript indicating an Associates Degree, or 60 semester hours (with minimum 2.0 GPA) or 90 quarter hours (with minimum 2.0 GPA) of college course work and/or an honorable discharge from service in the U.S. Armed Forces and/or previous sworn law enforcement work experience and/or completion of recognized Police Academy. NOTE: Official transcripts can be mailed directly to the City of Plantation, Human Resources Department, 400 NW 73 Avenue, Plantation, Florida 33317 4. Social Security Card (with current name) 5. Driver's License (current name/address) 6. Applicant Background Information Form with notarized signature. Click here to download and complete the form. 7. FDLE Waiver CJSTC58. Click here to download and complete the form. Additional documentation, if applicable: 1. College/University and/or Vocational Diploma and official transcripts which should be mailed directly to the City of Plantation, Human Resources Department, 400 NW 73 Ave., Plantation, Florida 33317 2. DD 214, reflecting character of service and Veteran's Preference Certification FDVA form VP-1. Click here for Veteran's Preference Certification FDVAform VP-1. OR Statement of Non-Military Service. Click here to download Statement of Non-Military Service. 3. All legal documents indicating all name changes, including, but not limited to: Marriage License Divorce Decree Court documents indicating name change 4. If a naturalized citizen, original naturalization papers must be shown at the Human Resources Department. DO NOT copy Certificate of Naturalization (Federal Offense). 5. State Police Standards Certificate: State certification as a Police or Corrections Officer including certificates, diplomas, grade reports, transcripts and curricula, which will be used to evaluate for equivalency of training. 6. If you have ever been arrested or charged with any crime as an adult, a copy of the court's disposition MUST be included with the application. TESTING SELECTION PROCESS: It is a necessary requirement and policy that applicants for the position of Police Officer pass all of the pre-employment tests. Please keep in mind that the testing process may take up to one (1) year. If you fail any part of our testing selection, your application will not be processed further. However, you are eligible to reapply one year from the date on which you failed part of our testing procedures, unless otherwise stated. All applicants are required to successfully pass the following tests given through Broward College Criminal Justice Institute: Basic Abilities Test (CJ BAT Test): Criminal Justice Basic Abilities Test (CJ BAT Test) and achieve a passing score. Basic Motor Skills and Swim Test: PLEASE NOTE: In order to participate in the Basic Motor Skills Test, Broward College Criminal Justice Institute requires you to present a properly completed and signed "PHYSICIAN'S STATEMENT" form, completed by a physician licensed to practice medicine in the State of Florida. The physical examination must be within 90 days of the date of the Basic Motor Skills Test. THE CITY OF PLANTATION WILL FACILITATE REQUIRED TESTING AFTER THE APPLICATION HAS BEEN SCREENED AND THE CANDIDATE HAS PASSED THE ORAL INTERVIEW. Application Screening: Applications are reviewed to determine if applicants meet the Police Department's minimum standards. Oral Board: Only applicants who meet the Police Department's minimum standards will be considered for an oral board interview. Required Testing: The City of Plantation will facilitate required testing. Applicants Certified by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement as a Police Officer will only be required to take the Basic Motor Skills and Swim Test if test results were not submitted at time of application. Applicants not Certified by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement as a Police Officer will be required to take the CJBAT, Basic Motor Skills and Swim Test. The following steps in the examination process may NOT be repeated unless the unsuccessful candidate receives written approval from the Chief of Police: CVSA Examination: Prior to the CVSA examination being administered, a conditional job offer is presented. The extensive pre-CVSA polygraph examination will concern the applicant's honesty and integrity. Areas of questioning will include, but not be limited to: 1. Any past criminal activity on the part of the applicant. 2. Completeness and truthfulness of all statements made during the selection process. 3. Any past or present use or sale of illegal drugs/narcotics. Background Investigation: Applicants will be required to sign a Background Investigation release form for a social security check. As part of the selection process, the background investigation is one of the most important tools for evaluating the qualifications of an applicant. A thorough background investigation will yield job-relevant information concerning an individual's past behaviors, experience, education, performance and other critical factors important in the overall selection process. The background investigation is utilized in conjunction with other screening criteria, which are equally important in determining applicants that best meet the needs of the Plantation Police Department. The background investigation may include but is not limited to the following: Criminal conduct Moral Turpitude False Information Employment History/Credit Check Moral Character Military Service Record Psychological Evaluation: The in-depth psychological evaluation will test the applicant's ability to perform under stress and his or her general mental and emotional suitability for this position. Medical Examination; Prior to being employed, applicants will be examined by a physician designated by the City. Applicants whose physical and condition is found by the physician to be such that they are unable to perform the essential functions of the position or that they would pose a direct threat to their own safety or that of others will have their conditional job offer revoked. Drug Testing: The medical examination also includes drug and alcohol testing of all applicants who are being considered for a position with the City. If testing indicates that traces of drugs or controlled substances are present in an applicant's blood or urine and such drugs have not been obtained and taken as directed by a valid prescription, an applicant's conditional job offer will be revoked. Personal Interview : Applicants who complete the preceding steps will be scheduled for a personal interview with the Chief of Police. NOTE: The above information is subject to change without prior notice. Supplemental Information This job posting has been designated as "ESSENTIAL" for declared emergencies and must meet National Incident Management System (NIMS) training at the appropriate level. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
CITY OF PLANTATION, FLORIDA 400 Northwest 73rd Avenue, Plantation, Florida 33317, USA
Feb 10, 2021
Full Time
Description This is general police work in the protection of life and property through the enforcement of laws and ordinances. Police Officers perform work in accordance with the departmental rules and regulations and receive assignments and instructions from police personnel of higher rank. All applicants must meet all requirements of the Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission and those of the Plantation Police Department. $24.03 per hour plus overtime while attending Police Academy Upon Certification $58,822.40 - $94,016.00 a year. Typical Qualifications To apply for the position of Police Officer (non-certified) applicants MUST meet the following requirements: 1. Must be a U.S. citizen past the 21st birth date as of the date of application. 2. Currently possess, or be eligible to obtain, a Florida driver's license with an overall good driving record. No single suspension of driver's license within the past two (2) years and more than two (2) suspensions within the past five (5) year history (except if suspension was due to insurance error or clerk of court error). Any of the following convictions or admissions may be grounds for disqualification from the hiring process: DUI or DWI Leaving the scene of an accident (with or without injury) Failure to report an accident involving injuries Failure to render aid at an accident Vehicular homicide Fleeing or eluding a Police Officer Reckless driving Three (3) moving violations committed during any 12 month period within five (5) years of application date More than 2 license suspensions during a 5 year period Any more than 5 moving violations in past 5 years An applicant who shows a history of "at fault" accidents Any failure to disclose any Driver's License information without reasonable explanation 3. Associates Degree, or 60 semester hours (with minimum 2.0 GPA) or 90 quarter hours (with minimum 2.0 GPA) of college course work from an accredited college or university and/or an honorable discharge from service in the U.S. Armed Forces and/or related law enforcement work experience. 4. NEVER have been convicted of a felony or other crime, which would indicate a lack of good moral character. 5. Required to take and successfully pass the following tests given through Broward College Criminal Justice Institute: Criminal Justice Basic Abilities Test (CJ BAT Test) and achieve a passing score (Taken within four years of application) Basic Motor Skills Test (within 6 months of application) Swim Test *DISCLAIMER: Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, all testing centers for required Law Enforcement Testing are closed. Until they reopen, we will be accepting applicants for without testing that meet the minimum qualifications. However, once testing centers reopen the applicant will be expected to complete the testing as soon as possible and submit to Human Resources. DOCUMENTS REQUIRED TO APPLY: (Applications, which do not include all documents specified below WILL NOT be processed) 1. Birth Certificate 2. High School Diploma or G.E.D. certificate recognized by the State of Florida (G.E.D. transcript of test results required) 3. "Official" College transcript indicating an Associates Degree, or 60 semester hours (with minimum 2.0 GPA) or 90 quarter hours (with minimum 2.0 GPA) of college course work from an accredited college or university and/or an honorable discharge from service in the U.S. Armed Forces and/or previous law enforcement work experience and/or completion of recognized Police Academy. NOTE: Official transcripts can be mailed directly to the City of Plantation, Human Resources Department, 400 NW 73 Avenue, Plantation, Florida 33317 4. Social Security Card (with current name) 5. Driver's License (current name/address) 6. Test results of the Criminal Justice Basic Abilities Test (CJ BAT Test) ; Basic Motor Skills test and Swim test from Broward College Criminal Justice Testing Center. 7. Applicant Background Information Form with notarized signature. Click here to download and complete the form. 8. FDLE Waiver CJSTC58. Click here to download and complete the form. Additional documentation, if applicable: 1. College/University and/or Vocational Diploma and official transcripts from an accredited college or university which should be mailed directly to the City of Plantation, Human Resources Department, 400 NW 73 Ave., Plantation, Florida 33317 2. DD 214, reflecting character of service and Veteran's Preference Certification FDVA form VP-1. Click here to download and complete the form. OR Statement of Non-Military Service. Click here to download and complete the form. 3. All legal documents indicating all name changes, including, but not limited to: Marriage License Divorce Decree Court documents indicating name change 4. If a naturalized citizen, original naturalization papers must be shown at the Human Resources Department. DO NOT copy Certificate of Naturalization (Federal Offense). 5. State Police Standards Certificate: State certification as a Police or Corrections Officer including certificates, diplomas, grade reports, transcripts and curricula, which will be used to evaluate for equivalency of training. 6. If you have ever been arrested or charged with any crime as an adult, a copy of the court's disposition MUST be included with the application. TESTING SELECTION PROCESS: It is a necessary requirement and policy that applicants for the position of Police Officer pass all of the pre-employment tests. Please keep in mind that the testing process may take up to one (1) year. If you fail any part of our testing selection, your application will not be processed further. However, you are eligible to reapply one year from the date on which you failed part of our testing procedures, unless otherwise stated. All applicants are required to take and successfully pass the following tests given through Broward College Criminal Justice Institute: Basic Abilities Test (CJ BAT Test): Criminal Justice Basic Abilities Test (CJ BAT Test) and achieve a passing score. Basic Motor Skills and Swim Test : Basic Motor Skills Test and Swim Test PLEASE NOTE: In order to participate in the Basic Motor Skills Test, Broward College Criminal Justice Institute requires you to present a properly completed and signed "PHYSICIAN'S STATEMENT" form, completed by a physician licensed to practice medicine in the State of Florida. The physical examination must be within 90 days of the date of the Basic Motor Skills Test. You MUST submit a copy of the verification of test scores along with your application to the Human Resources Department. Application Screening: Applications are reviewed to determine if applicants meet the Police Department's minimum standards. Oral Board: Only applicants who meet the Police Department's minimum standards will be considered for an oral board interview. The following steps in the examination process may NOT be repeated unless the unsuccessful candidate receives written approval from the Chief of Police: CVSA Examination: Prior to the CVSA examination being administered, a conditional job offer is presented. The extensive pre-CVSA polygraph examination will concern the applicant's honesty and integrity. Areas of questioning will include, but not be limited to: Any past criminal activity on the part of the applicant. Completeness and truthfulness of all statements made during the selection process. Any past or present use or sale of illegal drugs/narcotics. Background Investigation: Applicants will be required to sign a Background Investigation release form for a social security check. As part of the selection process, the background investigation is one of the most important tools for evaluating the qualifications of an applicant. A thorough background investigation will yield job-relevant information concerning an individual's past behaviors, experience, education, performance and other critical factors important in the overall selection process. The background investigation is utilized in conjunction with other screening criteria, which are equally important in determining applicants that best meet the needs of the Plantation Police Department. The background investigation may include but is not limited to the following: Criminal conduct Moral Turpitude False Information Employment History/Credit Check Moral Character Military Service Record Psychological Evaluation: The in-depth psychological evaluation will test the applicant's ability to perform under stress and his or her general mental and emotional suitability for this position. Medical Examination: Prior to being employed, applicants will be examined by a physician designated by the City. Applicants whose physical and condition is found by the physician to be such that they are unable to perform the essential functions of the position or that they would pose a direct threat to their own safety or that of others will have their conditional job offer revoked. Drug Testing: The medical examination also includes drug and alcohol testing of all applicants who are being considered for a position with the City. If testing indicates that traces of drugs or controlled substances are present in an applicant's blood or urine and such drugs have not been obtained and taken as directed by a valid prescription, an applicant's conditional job offer will be revoked. Personal Interview: Applicants who complete the preceding steps will be scheduled for a personal interview with the Chief of Police. NOTE: The above information is subject to change without prior notice. Supplemental Information This job posting has been designated as "ESSENTIAL" for declared emergencies and must meet National Incident Management System (NIMS) training at the appropriate level. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
CITY OF PLANTATION, FLORIDA 400 Northwest 73rd Avenue, Plantation, Florida 33317, USA
Feb 10, 2021
Full Time
Description This is a non-exempt position, which is responsible recreation work supervising and leading various age groups of children in planned organized activities. This is a Will Call position. Employees are hired as AT WILL employees that serve at the pleasure of the City and may be terminated at any time with or without cause. Examples of Duties Assist in the daily recreation activities of a group of children. Participate in all Kids' Day Off Program activities; assist with all major arts and crafts projects; and participate in special events. Maintain discipline and encourage compliance with Camp's safety rules and regulations. Administer basic first aid in the event of an injury. Travel by bus for field trips, ensuring the overall safety. Assist with the execution of special events. Report all perceived safety hazards to the supervisor immediately. Perform other related duties as required and as directed. Perform any assigned duty before, during, and after a declared emergency. Typical Qualifications Some knowledge of community recreation work. Some knowledge of first aid. Some knowledge of principles, techniques and equipment applicable to varied recreation programs. Ability to supervise and lead school age children in activities. Ability to provide leadership and direction during a variety of recreation activities. Ability to work flexible hours and assist with the execution of special events. Ability to understand and carry out instructions and to complete work assignments correctly. Ability to work during Broward County School scheduled teachers' workdays, planned holidays and special events. Ability to pass DCF Level 2 Background. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other City employees and the general public. DESIRABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING Graduation from a standard high school or possession of a G.E.D. certificate from a recognized issuing agency, supplemented by experience in leading recreation or other group activities; or any equivalent combination of education, experience or training may be considered. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
CITY OF PLANTATION, FLORIDA 400 Northwest 73rd Avenue, Plantation, Florida 33317, USA
Feb 10, 2021
Full Time
Description This is an exempt position, which is skilled inspection work in securing compliance with the Florida Plumbing Code and City Ordinances at accepted standards governing the installation and operation of plumbing systems and equipment. An employee in this classification is responsible for the maintenance of standards of plumbing work, so as to assure the standards of quality, material, workmanship and safety as established by the Florida Plumbing Code and City Ordinances. This employee normally work independently on field inspections, making decisions requiring the use of technical judgment and discretion; however, consults with the Chief Plumbing Inspector and/or the Chief Building Official on the more difficult or unusual cases. Work performance is reviewed by the Chief Plumbing Inspector and/or the Chief Building Official. Employees are hired as AT WILL employees that serve at the pleasure of the City and may be terminated at any time with or without cause. Examples of Duties Inspects plumbing installations in residential, commercial and industrial buildings during construction and completion for workmanship and materials and for conformance to City code and approved plans and specifications. Checks plans and workmanship to see that mechanical work complies with ordinances and regulations, and recommends use of such installations. Prepares reports, inspections and investigations as required. Consults and deals with the general public, department officials, contractors building owners and associates. Checks to insure that plumbing plans meet with City requirements. Performs related work as required and as directed. Performs inspections which may require employee to climb ladders or multiple flights of stairs, withstand exposure to heights. This position does not have final procurement authority. Typical Qualifications Considerable knowledge of the modern practices involved in constructing, installing, maintaining and operating a variety of plumbing installations equipment and appliances. Considerable knowledge of possible defects and faults in plumbing systems and appliances, and of standard testing devices and effective corrective measures. Considerable knowledge of the Florida Building Code and the Florida Plumbing Code standards. Ability to detect and locate defective workmanship and operations at any stage of the installation. Ability to coordinate and plan inspectional activities of the City. Ability to operate a City vehicle and possess the required license. Ability to prepare reports and maintain records. Ability to enforce conformity with firmness, tact and impartiality. Ability to understand and carry out instructions and to complete work assignments correctly. Ability to adhere to tight schedules and still maintain work quality. Ability to learn computer system for permit activities. Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with other municipal employees, department officials and the general public. Ability to enforce conformity with firmness, tact, and impartiality, ability to perform field inspectional work. Ability to consult with contractors, building owners, the general public, departmental officials, and associates and to effect and maintain satisfactory working relationships on inspectional and regulatory matters. DESIRABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING Graduation from a standard high school or an equivalent recognized certificate considerable responsible experience in the inspection of plans, specifications, construction, installation and alterations of various building trades' projects or any equivalent combination of experience and training may be considered. To be eligible for appointment as a Plumbing Inspector, such person shall be certified as required by the State of Florida, Building Code Administrators and Inspectors Board (BCIAB) as a Plumbing Inspector. (Exception: Florida Registered Architects and Florida Registered Engineers are exempt from BCIAB certification only.) Such person shall be certified by the Board of Rules and Appeals (BORA) and shall meet at least one of the following qualifications: An Engineer in the discipline requested and having practiced for at least three (3) years. Either five (5) years construction experience in the Plumbing discipline in a supervisory capacity or five (5) years construction experience in the plumbing discipline and five (5) years as an actives State Certified Plumbing Inspector. An applicant for Certification as Plumbing Inspector under the provisions of this section who is a graduate from an accredited school holding a Bachelor or Associate of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering may be credited for three (3) years for Bachelor Degree or one (1) year for an Associate Degree of the required five (5) years' experience. Exception: Prior to certification by BORA, persons applying for certification as a Plumbing Inspector with a Journeyman Plumber license shall comply with the following: Be a Certified Journeyman Plumber for not less than five (5) years and shall have no less than seven (7) years or practical plumbing experience. Possess a Standard Inspector license (Plumbing) from BCAIB. Be approved to take one (1) of the following three (3) exams and pass it within two (2) years after being certified by BORA: The Florida Plumbing Contractor license from CILB or Certificate of Competency as a Master Plumber from Broward County Central Examining Board or Plumbers or A Certificate of Competency as a Master Plumber from Miami-Dade County Construction Trades Qualifying Board, Block proctored, issued on or after January 1, 1968. Each of the applicants shall possess a current Certificate of Competency as a Master Plumber or Plumber Contractor or Journeyman Plumber issued by at least one of the following entities: Florida Construction Industry Licensing Board Broward County Central Examining Board of Plumbers Miami-Dade County Construction Trades Qualifying Board, Block proctored, issued on or after January 1, 1968. Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulations as an Engineer. For those who are hired without certifications, upon obtaining them, they would receive a $3000 increase in pay. Individuals who already have certification upon hire would be brought in above the minimum at the level of $60,464.00, incorporating that $3000 increase up front. Additionally, it is recommended that those who receive the bonus after certification be required to stay with the City for at least two years or be required to pay this money back upon separation. Supplemental Information This is a designated "Recovery" classification in the City's Emergency Operations Plan and will require the employee occupying this position to work for declared emergencies. Attendance at National Incident Management System (NIMS) training at the appropriate level is mandatory. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
CITY OF PLANTATION, FLORIDA 400 Northwest 73rd Avenue, Plantation, Florida 33317, USA
Feb 10, 2021
Full Time
Description This is an exempt position, which is skilled inspection work in securing compliance with structural codes, laws and regulations governing existing and new structural installations. The employee in this classification is responsible for the inspection of all construction to ensure that the required standards of quality, material, workmanship and safety as established by the Florida Building Code, Florida Fire Prevention Code, and City Ordinances. This employee normally works independently on field inspections, making decisions requiring the use of technical judgment and discretion, however, consults with the Chief Structural Inspector and/or the Chief's Building Official on the more difficult or unusual cases. Work performance is reviewed by the Chief Structural Inspector and/or the Chief Building Official. Employees are hired as AT WILL employees that serve at the pleasure of the City and may be terminated at any time with or without cause. Examples of Duties Performs the building inspection services, coordinates inspection activities in conformance with sound inspection standards; issues inspection reports. Structural Inspectors shall have the power and duties as may be delegated by the Chief Structural Inspector or Chief Building Official. Prepares reports, performs inspections and investigations as required. Consults and deals with the general public, departmental officials, contractors building owners and associates. Checks to insure that all buildings comply with the City requirements. Performs related work as required and as directed. Performs inspections of all buildings or structures as to the conformity to conditions of the permit. Performs inspections which may require employee to climb ladders or multiple flights of stairs, withstand exposure to heights. Enforces building and related City codes. This position does not have final procurement authority. Typical Qualifications Considerable knowledge of modern practices and methods employed in structural inspection. Considerable knowledge of City and State laws and regulations governing building standards. Ability to detect and locate defective workmanship and operations at any stage of the installation. Ability to coordinate and plan inspectional activities of the City. Ability to prepare reports and maintain records. Ability to operate a City vehicle and possess the required license. Ability to enforce inconformity with firmness, tact, and impartiality. Ability to perform field inspection work. Ability to consult with contractors, building owners, the general public, departmental officials, and associates and to effect and maintain satisfactory working relationships on inspectional and regulatory matters. Ability to understand and carry out instructions and to complete work assignments correctly. Ability to adhere to tight schedules and still maintain work quality. Ability to climb ladders or multiple flights of stairs, withstand exposure to heights and walk on steep inclines, such as a roof to perform inspections. Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with other municipal employees, departmental officials and the general public. Ability to learn computer system for permit activities. DESIRABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING Graduation from a standard high school or an equivalent recognized certificate. Considerable responsible experience in the inspection of plans, specifications, construction, installation and alterations of various buildings, trades, projects or any equivalent combination of experience and training may be considered. To be eligible for appointment as a Structural Inspector or Limited Structural Building Inspector, such person shall be certified by the State of Florida Building Code Administrators and Inspectors Board (BCIAB) as a Structural Inspector. (Exception: Architects and Engineers are exempt from BCIAB certification only.) Such person shall be certified by the Board of Rules and Appeals and shall meet at least one of the following qualifications: a. An Architect or an Engineer in the discipline requested and having practiced within the area of HVHZ for at least three (3) years or b. Either five (5) years construction experience in the Structural discipline in a supervisory capacity of which at least two (2) years shall have been within thejurisdiction of the HVHZ code or five (5) years as an active State Certified Structural Inspector of which at least two (2) years shall have been within the jurisdiction of HVHZ code. An applicant for certification as Structural Inspector under the provision of this section, who has passed BORA HVHZ Exam may substitute experience within the State of Florida for the required HVHZ Experience. c. An applicant for Certification as a Structural Inspector under the provisions of this section who is a graduate from an accredited school holding a Bachelor or Associate of Science Degree in Engineering, Architecture or Building Construction may be credited for three (3) years for Bachelor Degree or one (1) year for an Associate Degree of the required five year experience. Each of the applicants shall possess a current Certificate of Competency as a General Contractor (Unlimited) issued by at least one of the following entities: Florida Construction Industry Licensing Board Broward County Central Examining Board of Building Construction Trades (as Class "A" Unlimited General Contractor). Miami-Dade County Construction Trades Qualifying Board, Block proctored, issued on or after January 1, 1968. Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulations as an Architect or Engineer. Exception: Individuals holding licenses as a residential contractor and/or building contractor, with a current Certificate of Competency issued by the Florida Construction Industry Licensing Board or Broward County Central Examining Board of Building Construction Trades, may be certified as Limited Structural Building Inspector or Limited Structural Residential Inspector with duties limited to the type and size of work for which they are certified to build. Inspectors employed under this Exception shall be required to attend the first available formal educational course as approved by BORA immediately following employment. For those who are hired without certifications, upon obtaining them, they would receive a $3000 increase in pay. Individuals who already have certification upon hire would be brought in above the minimum at the level of $60,464.00, incorporating that $3000 increase up front. Additionally, it is recommended that those who receive the bonus after certification be required to stay with the City for at least two years or be required to pay this money back upon separation. Supplemental Information This is a designated "Recovery" classification in the City's Emergency Operations Plan and will require the employee occupying this position to work for declared emergencies. Attendance at National Management System (NIMS) training at the appropriate level is mandatory. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
CITY OF PLANTATION, FLORIDA 400 Northwest 73rd Avenue, Plantation, Florida 33317, USA
Feb 10, 2021
Full Time
Description This is an exempt position, which is technical work responsible for the inspection/plan review of building construction, plans, alterations, or repairs for compliance with Florida Building Code, laws and regulations for building and licensing. The employee in this classification involves the review and disposition of applications and plans for building permits to ensure that all such construction meets the required standards of the Florida Building Code, National Fire Protection Association, Americans with Disabilities Act, City of Plantation Ordinance and all related codes as to construction, maintenance, safety and conformance. Work is carried out independently, but employee may receive work orders from the Chief Building Inspector and or the Chief Building Official. Work performance is reviewed by the Chief Structural Inspector and/or the Chief Building Inspector. Employees are hired as AT WILL employees that serve at the pleasure of the City and may be terminated at any time with or without cause. Examples of Duties Performs the structural plans review services; coordinates plans review activities in conformance with sound plans review standards; issues inspection reports. Structural Inspector II shall have the power and duties as may be delegated by the Chief Structural Inspector or Building Director/Building Official. Prepares reports, performs inspections and investigations as required. Consults and deals with the general public, department officials, contractors, building owners and associates. Checks to insure that building plans meet with the City's building requirements. Performs related work as required and as directed. Performs inspections of all buildings or structures as to the conformity to conditions of the permit. Performs inspections, which may require employee to climb ladders or multiple flights of stairs, withstand exposure to heights, and walk on steep inclines, such as roofs. Enforces building and related City codes. This position does not have final procurement authority. Typical Qualifications Considerable knowledge of modern building construction practices, methods, materials and equipment. Considerable knowledge of modern office procedures, practices and methods. Considerable knowledge of City, County and State laws and regulations governing building standards. Ability to detect and locate defective workmanship and operations at any stage of the installation. Ability to coordinate and plan inspection activities of the City. Ability to prepare reports and maintain records. Ability to understand and interpret plans and specifications. Ability to operate a City vehicle and possess the required license. Ability to enforce inconformity with firmness, tact, and impartiality. Ability to perform field inspection work. Ability to consult with contractors, building owners, the general public, departmental officials, and associates to maintain satisfactory working relationships on inspection and regulatory matters. Ability to understand and carry out instructions and to complete work assignments correctly. Ability to adhere to tight schedules and still maintain work quality. Ability to climb ladders or multiple flights of stairs, withstand exposure to heights and walk on steep inclines, such as roof to perform inspections. Ability to learn computer system for permit activities. Ability to train subordinates. Ability to research microfilm/digitizer and operation of systems. Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with other municipal employees, department officials and the general public. DESIRABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING Graduation from a standard high school or an equivalent recognized certificate, considerable responsible experience in the inspection of plans, specifications, construction installation and alterations of various building trades, project or any equivalent combination of experience and training may be considered. To be eligible for appointment as a Structural Inspector II, such person shall be certified by the State of Florida Building Code Administrators and Inspectors Board (BCIAB) as a Structural Plans Examiner and Structural Inspector. Exception: ( Architects and Engineers are exempt from BCIAB certification only). Such person shall be certified by the Board of Rules and Appeals and shall meet at least one of the following qualifications: a. An Architect or an Engineer in the discipline requested and having practiced within the HVHZ for a minimum of three (3) years, and a minimum two (2) years as an Structural Inspector employed by a municipality or private company contracted with a municipality within the HVHZ. b. Seven (7) years' of combined experience as a license General Contractor (Unlimited), five (5) years of which shall have been construction experience in the Structural discipline within the HVHZ, and a minimum of two (2) years as a Structural Inspector, of which one year may be Florida School Board Inspector experience, employed by a municipality or private company contracted with a municipality within the HVHZ. c. Five (5) years' experience as a Structural Plans Examiner or Structural Inspector, and three (3) years of construction experience in the Structural discipline, which shall have been with the HVHZ, and certified by BCAIB. d. An applicant for Certification as a Structural Plans Examiner under the provisions of this section who is a graduate from an accredited school holding a Bachelor or Associate of Science degree in Engineering, Architecture or Building Construction may be credited for three (3) years for Bachelor Degree or one (1) year for an Associate Degree of the required seven (7) years of combined experience for the Structural discipline. e. An applicant for Certification as a Structural Plans Examiner under the provisions of this section, who has passed BORA HVHZ Competency exam may substitute experience within the State of Florida for the required HVHZ experience requirements as specified in Section 104.10.1.2, 104.10.1.3 and 104.10.1.4.Each of the applicants shall possess a current Certificate of Competency as a General Contractor (Unlimited) issued by at least one of the following entities: Florida Construction Industry Licensing Board Broward County Central Examining Board of Building Construction Trades (as Class "A" Unlimited General Contractor) Miami-Dade County Construction Trades Qualifying Board, Block proctored, issued on or after January 1, 1968. Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation as an Architect or Engineer. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
CITY OF PLANTATION, FLORIDA 400 Northwest 73rd Avenue, Plantation, Florida 33317, USA
Feb 10, 2021
Full Time
Description This is a non-exempt position, which is responsible water safety work, providing the safest possible conditions for swimming pool patrons and bathers using the City's Aquatic Facility. An employee in this classification is responsible for the efficient and safe operation of the City's Aquatic Facility for the convenience and enjoyment of patrons. The work involves the prompt performance of emergency lifesaving and first aid tasks as occasions require, instruct swimming classes, and the care and maintenance of all equipment, pool deck, swimming pool and locker room facilities. The employee works under immediate supervision, exercising some initiative and independent judgment. Employees are hired as AT WILL employees that serve at the pleasure of the City and may be terminated at any time with or without cause. Examples of Duties Observes swimmers and performs rescues, CPR, AED, and First Aid when necessary. Communicate and enforces all rules, regulations and ordinances governing pool and pool activities to prevent accidents and maintain order, in a professional manner. Provides emergency care and treatment as required until the arrival of emergency medical services. Perform various maintenance duties as needed and/or directed to maintain a clean and safe facility. Instruct swimming classes for various age groups; instruct water safety classes, as required. Maintains a professional appearance and attitude at all times and carries out a high level of customer service. Attend scheduled in-service trainings Complete a monthly swim set by the Aquatic Manager Ability to proficiently pass announced or unannounced Audits Assists in preparation and clean-up of the aquatic facility in the event of major storms. Performs related work as required and as directed. Typical Qualifications Knowledge, capability, and conformability with American Red Cross life guarding, CPR, AED, and first aid skills. Knowledge of recognized swimming methods and the ability to teach swimming classes to various age groups. Ability to instruct individuals or groups of all ages in swim lessons and water safety courses. Knowledge of municipal rules and regulations related to the use of pool area and communicates the rules and regulation effectively to staff and patrons. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the general public. Ability to recognize potentially harmful situations and take immediate and appropriate action. Skill in the utilization of effective lifesaving methods. Ability to operate a City vehicle and possess the required license. Tools & Equipment Used: Safety and rescue equipment, small hand tools for minor pool maintenance, phone/walkie - talkie, chemical test kit, pool vacuum, brushes, electric pressure washer, and various pool cleaning materials. Physical Demands: Must be able to see, sit, stoop, kneel, stand, communicate, reach and manipulate objects. Lifeguards must be proficient swimmers and be able to perform proper rescue and first aid techniques. This position also requires the ability to maintain focus for multiple hours at a time in sunny, hot, humid conditions. Requirements Available to work a minimum of 24 hours per week Current American Red Cross certifications in: Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED Water Safety Instructor or be able to obtain within 1 year Ability to pass the Plantation Aquatic Complex Lifeguard Skills Test Complete and pass a Level 2 Background Screening as required by the State of Florida LiveScan Fingerprint Process Incumbents in this job class are required to undergo a Level 2 Background Screening as required by the State of Florida. The screening includes a photograph, fingerprint-based searches of criminal records nationally, and is performed using the electronic LiveScan process. Supplemental Information If the Applicant is under 18 years of age, an Emergency Medical Authorization for Those Under the Age of 18 must be submitted with their application. Click here Emergency Medical Authorization Form Closing Date/Time: Continuous
CITY OF PLANTATION, FLORIDA 400 Northwest 73rd Avenue, Plantation, Florida 33317, USA
Feb 10, 2021
Full Time
Description This is a non-exempt position, which is specialized mechanical work in the maintenance and repair of lawn mowers, tractors, small engines, any small equipment used for lawn and ground maintenance, chain saws and pumps. Work includes both gasoline and diesel fueled apparatus. Employees work under general supervision, using independent judgment concerning the method of repair. Receives work orders setting forth a complaint with respect to the operating condition of a piece of equipment. A supervisor may test results during work or after completion. Employees are hired as AT WILL employees that serve at the pleasure of the City and may be terminated at any time with or without cause. Examples of Duties Diagnoses defects, makes repairs and performs minor and major work on a wide variety of small engines and any small equipment used for lawn and ground maintenance including, but not limited to, lawn mowers, tractors, generators, pumps and off the road vehicles. Performs preventative maintenance on various small engines. Maintains simple records of work performed. Executes purchase orders authorized by the department director. This position does not have final procurement authority. Performs related work as required and as directed. Typical Qualifications Knowledge of the method, materials, tools and standard practices of the small engine mechanic trade. Knowledge of repairs and maintenance of lawn mowers, tractors and small engines. Knowledge of the tools used in maintenance and repair of lawn mowers and mowing equipment. Knowledge of the occupational hazards of the trade and of proper use of safety practices. Knowledge of the principles of operation of gasoline and diesel fueled internal combustion engines. Knowledge of welding and fabricating parts as required. Ability to operate assigned equipment safely. Ability to maintain records of work performed. Ability to understand and carry out instructions and to complete work assignments correctly. Ability to adhere to tight schedules and still maintain work quality. Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with other City employees. Ability to supply all personally owned tools to perform job function. Ability to operate a City vehicle and possess the required license. Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with other City employees. Skill in the use of the tools, machines and testing instruments of the trade. DESIRABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING Graduation from a standard high school, or vocational school, with 3 to 5 years experience in the repair and maintenance of small engines; welding experience desirable; or any equivalent combination of education, experience and training which provides the required knowledge, abilities and skills may be considered. Supplemental Information This is a designated "Recovery" classification in the City's Emergency Operations Plan and will require the employee occupying this position to work for declared emergencies. Attendance at National Incident Management System (NIMS) training at the appropriate level is mandatory. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
CITY OF PLANTATION, FLORIDA 400 Northwest 73rd Avenue, Plantation, Florida 33317, USA
Feb 10, 2021
Full Time
Description This is skilled work in a lead position for maintenance, repair, and installation of electrical fixtures, equipment, and systems. Work involves responsibility for servicing of lighting equipment, motorized electrical units, generators, transformers and related circuitry. Employees must apply electrical trade skills to a variety of installations, office equipment, and structural wiring. Assignments are often received in the form of wiring diagrams, blueprints or equipment service manuals. Supervision may be exercised over one or more maintenance workers. Under general supervision, performs a variety of journey level electrician work in maintaining all City owned assets. Employees are hired as AT WILL employees that serve at the pleasure of the City and may be terminated at any time with or without cause. Examples of Duties Troubleshoots a variety of electrical equipment/system problems in order to identify the nature and extent of the maintenance/repair problem, identify the type of repair/preventive measure needed, identify potential safety issues and/or find the fault in the system. Obtains materials, supplies, and equipment needed to complete assigned electrical project/work order following City procurement procedures. Estimates/determines materials, supplies, equipment, and time needed to complete assigned electrical work order/project in order to facilitate scheduling, identify approximate costs and staffing needs, identify type/amount of materials needed, and or ensure materials, supplies, and equipment needed are available. Performs a variety of routine electrical maintenance/repairs in order to maintain facility/equipment in operating condition, ensure safe work environment and/or ensure electrical service is not interrupted. Performs scheduled preventive maintenance on a variety of electrical equipment/services in order to identify potential problems, minimize need for emergency repairs, and or maximize the useful life of the equipment. Interacts with the public and or other staff in order to answer questions or identify their service needs. Executes purchase orders authorized by the department director. This position does not have final procurement authority. Performs related work as directed or required. Typical Qualifications Knowledge of established safety procedures for performing a variety of skilled electrical construction, maintenance, and repair work. Knowledge of types of materials appropriate for use in a variety of skilled electrical construction, maintenance, and repair work. Knowledge of electric system troubleshooting procedures and techniques. Knowledge of electric circuit/load principles. Knowledge of the National Electric Code. Knowledge of tools and equipment used for a variety of skilled electrical work. Ability to read, understand, and follow blueprints/schematic drawings used for a variety of skilled electrical projects. Ability to troubleshoot a variety of electrical problems. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing. Ability to determine the tools/equipment needed to complete the assigned project. Ability to climb a ladder. Ability to bend, stoop, twist, and reach to complete a variety of work assignments. Ability to determine the type/amount of materials needed to complete the assigned project. Ability to analyze problems and identify possible solutions. Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations involving addition, subtraction, multiplication, and/or division. Ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs. without assistance. Ability to plan, organize and prioritize work activities. Ability to estimate the time needed to complete an assigned project. Ability to perform routine maintenance and repairs on tools/equipment used in completing a variety of skilled electrical projects. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other City employees, department officials and the general public. Knowledge of operating and maintenance procedures for a variety of generating equipment, motors, and related equipment. Knowledge of safety procedures for storing/disposing of a variety of hazardous materials. Ability to read, understand, and follow technical codes, guidelines, instructions associated with completing a variety of skilled electrical projects. DESIRABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING High School graduate with a minimum of 5 to 8 years experience in the electrical field. Master Electrician license preferred, Journeyman license required. NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENT : Must possess a valid Florida Driver's License Supplemental Information This is a designated "Response" classification in the City's Emergency Operations Plan and will require the employee occupying this position to work for declared emergencies. Attendance at National Incident Management System (NIMS) training at the appropriate level is mandatory. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
CITY OF PLANTATION, FLORIDA 400 Northwest 73rd Avenue, Plantation, Florida 33317, USA
Feb 10, 2021
Full Time
Description This is skilled work in a lead position for maintenance, repair, and installation of electrical fixtures, equipment, and systems. Work involves responsibility for servicing of lighting equipment, motorized electrical units, generators, transformers and related circuitry. Employees must apply electrical trade skills to a variety of installations, office equipment, and structural wiring. Assignments are often received in the form of wiring diagrams, blueprints or equipment service manuals. Supervision may be exercised over one or more maintenance workers. Under general supervision, performs a variety of journey level electrician work in maintaining all City owned assets. Employees are hired as AT WILL employees that serve at the pleasure of the City and may be terminated at any time with or without cause. Examples of Duties Troubleshoots a variety of electrical equipment/system problems in order to identify the nature and extent of the maintenance/repair problem, identify the type of repair/preventive measure needed, identify potential safety issues and/or find the fault in the system. Obtains materials, supplies, and equipment needed to complete assigned electrical project/work order following City procurement procedures. Estimates/determines materials, supplies, equipment, and time needed to complete assigned electrical work order/project in order to facilitate scheduling, identify approximate costs and staffing needs, identify type/amount of materials needed, and or ensure materials, supplies, and equipment needed are available. Performs a variety of routine electrical maintenance/repairs in order to maintain facility/equipment in operating condition, ensure safe work environment and/or ensure electrical service is not interrupted. Performs scheduled preventive maintenance on a variety of electrical equipment/services in order to identify potential problems, minimize need for emergency repairs, and or maximize the useful life of the equipment. Interacts with the public and or other staff in order to answer questions or identify their service needs. Executes purchase orders authorized by the department director. This position does not have final procurement authority. Performs related work as directed or required. Typical Qualifications Knowledge of established safety procedures for performing a variety of skilled electrical construction, maintenance, and repair work. Knowledge of types of materials appropriate for use in a variety of skilled electrical construction, maintenance, and repair work. Knowledge of electric system troubleshooting procedures and techniques. Knowledge of electric circuit/load principles. Knowledge of the National Electric Code. Knowledge of tools and equipment used for a variety of skilled electrical work. Ability to read, understand, and follow blueprints/schematic drawings used for a variety of skilled electrical projects. Ability to troubleshoot a variety of electrical problems. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing. Ability to determine the tools/equipment needed to complete the assigned project. Ability to climb a ladder. Ability to bend, stoop, twist, and reach to complete a variety of work assignments. Ability to determine the type/amount of materials needed to complete the assigned project. Ability to analyze problems and identify possible solutions. Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations involving addition, subtraction, multiplication, and/or division. Ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs. without assistance. Ability to plan, organize and prioritize work activities. Ability to estimate the time needed to complete an assigned project. Ability to perform routine maintenance and repairs on tools/equipment used in completing a variety of skilled electrical projects. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other City employees, department officials and the general public. Knowledge of operating and maintenance procedures for a variety of generating equipment, motors, and related equipment. Knowledge of safety procedures for storing/disposing of a variety of hazardous materials. Ability to read, understand, and follow technical codes, guidelines, instructions associated with completing a variety of skilled electrical projects. DESIRABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING High School graduate with a minimum of 5 to 8 years experience in the electrical field. Master Electrician license preferred, Journeyman license required. NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENT : Must possess a valid Florida Driver's License Closing Date/Time: Continuous
CITY OF PLANTATION, FLORIDA 400 Northwest 73rd Avenue, Plantation, Florida 33317, USA
Feb 10, 2021
Full Time
Description This is a non-exempt position, which is routine recreation work responsible for disseminating information to the public, reception control and attendant duties in the classrooms, playground area, lobby area, game-room, gymnasium, outdoor basketball courts, pool area, etc. Also, assist in recreational activities, special events and collect registration fees and is also required to perform daily upkeep of facility. Work is performed under the supervision of the Site Manager. Hour Scheduled on a "Will-Call" basis - work schedule will vary which can consist of days, evenings, weekends and/or holidays. "Will-Call" status - Work when needed by the Parks and Recreation Department. No set schedule. Employees are hired as AT WILL employees that serve at the pleasure of the City and may be terminated at any time with or without cause. Examples of Duties Greets visitors at the reception desk; provides information; may refer visitors to other offices. Receives incoming telephone calls, transfers calls to appropriate extensions, takes messages and provides information. Assists the public in the requisition and completion of registration forms for recreation programs offered by the City. Assists with the issuance, return, storage, upkeep and maintenance of equipment within the facility. May collect fees, charges and deposits for classes and special events. Maintains order and discipline at the assigned facility. May perform clerical duties, as position requires. May assist with the planning, implementation, and supervision of activities, special projects and programs held at recreational facility. This position does not have final procurement authority. Performs related duties as required and as directed. Performs any assigned duty before, during and after a declared emergency. Typical Qualifications Some knowledge and experience in recreational programs. Knowledge of proper telephone etiquette and procedures with the ability to provide information to the public via telephone and in person. Ability to work well with the public and children. Ability to work a flexible work schedule to accommodate the facility's needs and assist in special events during the year. Ability to assist the public in the completion of registration forms for recreation programs offered by the City. Ability to learn Vermont Systems Rec Trac Computer Software System. Ability to perform clerical duties, as position requires. Ability to demonstrate good public relation skills with visitors and participants. Ability to understand and carry out instructions and to complete work assignments. Ability to maintain facilities for safety hazards and knowledge of proper use of safety practices. Ability to perform monetary transactions. Ability to supervise and interact with children in various programs offered by the City in a safe and professional manner. Ability to set up and breakdown activities that take place at facility. Ability to perform routine building maintenance, such as scrub, mop, vacuum, and sweep floors, clean office areas and restrooms. Ability to meet and deal courteously with the general public and establish and maintain an effective working relationship with departmental officials and other municipal employees. DESIRABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING Graduation from a standard high school or possess a GED from a recognized issuing agency with experience in recreation programs. Any equivalent combination of education, experience and training may be considered. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
CITY OF PLANTATION, FLORIDA 400 Northwest 73rd Avenue, Plantation, Florida 33317, USA
Feb 10, 2021
Full Time
Description This is a non-exempt position, which requires responsible, specialized supervisory work assisting the City's Head Swim Coach in the operation of the City's Swim Team, for ages 3 years to senior citizens, including US Masters and US Water Polo teams. This individual is a qualified USA Swimming registered Coach. Employees are hired as AT WILL employees that serve at the pleasure of the City and may be terminated at any time with or without cause. Examples of Duties Assists in coaching Plantation's USA Swim Team under the general supervision of the Head Swim Coach and Full Time Assistant Swim Coach. Assists in coaching and management of the US Masters Swim Team, for all abilities. Coordinates US Masters Swim Meets and related events. Assists in planning swim team schedules - daily, monthly and seasonal. Assists in coaching morning and afternoon swim team workouts, including weekend workouts. Utilizes developmentally appropriate instruction of form and technique for diverse participant groups. Fosters athletic advancement among participants. Assists in overseeing dry-land workouts for the swim team. Assists in running swim camps, clinics and special events, such as the swim team banquet. Assists in maintaining participant records, meet entries, and billing, through computer software such as Hy-tek (Business, Team, and Meet Manager). Assists with swim meet set-up, including handling equipment, coordinating information, computer entries, heat sheets, swim meet operations and results. Assists in supervising swimmers, coaches and volunteers on travel trips. Performs related work as required and as directed. Typical Qualifications Extensive knowledge of competitive swimming, including instruction and coaching. Working knowledge of United States (USA) Swimming; Federated International Swimming Association (FINA); National College Athletic Association (NCAA) and FHSAA High School rules. Knowledge of the rules and regulations of US Masters Swimming. Knowledge of CTS Timing systems, set up and operation, and ability to train staff in same. Ability to plan swim team schedules; daily, monthly and seasonal, including practices, competitions, travel and training. Highly skilled in the promotion of team spirit and good sportsmanship conduct. Ability to interact with parents and athletes on all levels, as well as be responsible for the safety and welfare of team members. Ability to assist in the facilitation of high school, college and other visiting team practices and events. Ability to assist with swim meet setup, including timing systems, meet information, computer entries, heat sheets, meet operations and results. Ability to work for extended periods of time in sunny, hot and humid conditions, and maintain the safety of swimmers under such conditions. Ability to work a flexible work schedule. Ability to maintain the swim team website. Ability to operate a City vehicle and possess the required driver's license. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with City officials, other employees, the general public and outside organizations and coaches. DESIRABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING Registered USA Swim Coach, which requires current CPR, First Aid and Safety Training for Swim Coaches preferred. Current US Masters Swim Coach Certification or ability to obtain same as soon as possible. Certifications must be maintained during employment. Any equivalent combination of education, experience and training which provides the required knowledge, abilities and skills may be considered. LiveScan Fingerprint Process Incumbents in this job class are required to undergo a Level 2 Background Screening as required by the State of Florida. The screening includes a photograph, fingerprint-based searches of criminal records nationally, and is performed using the electronic LiveScan process. Supplemental Information This is a designated "Will-Call Recovery" classification in the City's Emergency Operations Plan and will require the employee occupying this position to work for declared emergencies. Attendance at National Incident Management System (NIMS) training at the appropriate level is mandatory. Closing Date/Time: Continuous