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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

11 job(s) at City of Plantation

CITY OF PLANTATION, FLORIDA 400 Northwest 73rd Avenue, Plantation, Florida 33317, USA
Aug 07, 2020
Full Time
Description This is a non-exempt position, which is telecommunications work in operating a radio system to dispatch and communicate with police and fire units in a Police/Fire Telecommunications Center. Work is performed under the direction of the Lead Dispatcher. 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 Duties include the reception and transmission of information by telephone, radio and computer in a variety of related duties. Operates teletype machine to access National and Florida crime information centers pursuant to State standards. Receives and disseminates information by telephone and radio. Determines the nature and priority of calls, unit availability and the number of units necessary for initial response. Prepares reports and maintains records. This position does not have final procurement authority. Performs related work as required and as directed. Typical Qualifications Knowledge and experience in Police and/or Fire dispatching. Knowledge of the two-way radio communication procedures and radio call signals, their meaning and proper use. Knowledge of the National and Florida Crime Center's Systems, procedures, and methods of accessing and inputting data. Knowledge of City and Department rules, regulations, policies and procedures. Knowledge of police/fire methodology and terminology. Knowledge of the geographical features of the City. Basic knowledge of computers with familiarity of Windows NT and/or Windows 2000. Ability to communicate effectively with Police and other safety units, both orally and in writing. Ability to operate a two-way radio system and communicate effectively with Police and other public safety units. Ability to read and understand police agency teletype codes and abbreviations. Ability to maintain concentration and remember details while working with numerous units and on varying tasks. Ability to maintain appropriate priorities as conditions dictate. Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with police officers and officials, other municipal employees and representatives of other agencies. Ability to work all shifts, including weekends and holidays. Ability to remain composed and speak in a normal, clear, understandable voice under the pressure of numerous calls and emergency conditions. DESIRABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING Graduation from a standard high school or possess an acceptable G.E.D. certificate. Must have State of Florida 911 Operator Certificate and three (3) or more years experience in an equivalent type Police and/or Fire dispatch center within the last five (5) years. Any equivalent continuation of education, experience and training which provides the required knowledge, abilities and skills may be considered. Supplemental Information It is a necessary requirement and policy that applicants pass all of the pre-employment tests. Please keep in mind that the testing process may take up to six (6) months. If you fail any part of our testing, your application will not be processed further. However, you are eligible to reapply with our city one (1) year from the date on which you failed part of your testing procedures, unless otherwise stated. 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: 8/13/2020 4:15 PM Eastern
CITY OF PLANTATION, FLORIDA 400 Northwest 73rd Avenue, Plantation, Florida 33317, USA
Aug 07, 2020
Full Time
Description This is a non-exempt, entry-level position. Work performed includes operating a multi-line telephone to receive and respond to emergency and non-emergency calls in a public safety telecommunications center. This is a training position leading up to the Public Safety Dispatcher position which includes operating a radio system to dispatch and communicate with police and fire units in a Police/Fire Telecommunications Center. Work is performed under the direction of the Lead Dispatcher. 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 Duties include the reception and transmission of information by telephone, radio and computer in a variety of related duties. Operates Teletype machine to access National and Florida crime information centers pursuant to State standards. Determines the nature and priority of calls, unit availability and the number of units necessary for initial response. Prepares official documents and maintains records clearly and legibly. This position does not have final procurement authority. Performs related work as required and as directed. Typical Qualifications Basic understanding of Windows computer systems. Basic understanding of video monitoring systems. Some knowledge of the two-way radio communication procedures and radio call signals, their meaning and proper use. Some knowledge of the National and Florida Crime Center's Systems, procedures, and methods of accessing and inputting data. Some knowledge of City and Department rules, regulations, policies and procedures. Some knowledge of police/fire methodology and terminology. Some knowledge of the geographical features of the City. Ability to communicate effectively with Police and other safety units, both orally and in writing. Ability to interview effectively over the telephone and obtain complete and accurate information. Ability to work with a variety of people and personalities. Ability to relay pertinent information correctly to both Police/Fire dispatchers in a timely fashion. Ability to operate a two-way radio system and communicate effectively with Police and other public safety units. Ability to read and understand police agency teletype codes and abbreviations. Ability to maintain concentration and remember details while working with numerous units and on varying tasks. Ability to maintain appropriate priorities as conditions dictate. Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with police officers and officials, other municipal employees and representatives of other agencies, co-workers within the Telecommunications Center and the general public. Ability to work all shifts, including weekends and holidays. Ability to remain composed and speak in a normal, clear, understandable voice under the pressure of numerous calls and emergency conditions. DESIRABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING Graduation from a standard high school or possess an acceptable G.E.D. certificate. Prior work experience in Police and/or Fire dispatching or any equivalent combination of education, experience and training which provides the required knowledge, abilities and skills may be considered. ADVANCEMENT This is an entry level position. Upon completing 28 to 32 weeks of dispatcher training, employee is eligible to apply for the Department of Health Telecommunicator state examination in accordance with Florida State Statute 401.465. Upon receipt of certification, the employee will be eligible for reclassification to a Public Safety Dispatcher. Supplemental Information It is a necessary requirement and policy that applicants pass all of the pre-employment tests. Please keep in mind that the testing process may take up to six (6) months. If you fail any part of our testing, your application will not be processed further. However, you are eligible to reapply with our city one (1) year from the date on which you failed part of your testing procedures, unless otherwise stated. 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: 8/13/2020 4:15 PM Eastern
CITY OF PLANTATION, FLORIDA 400 Northwest 73rd Avenue, Plantation, Florida 33317, USA
Aug 03, 2020
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
Aug 03, 2020
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
Aug 03, 2020
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
Aug 03, 2020
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
Aug 03, 2020
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
Aug 03, 2020
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
Aug 03, 2020
Full Time
Description This is a non-exempt position, which is skilled, semi-skilled and manual work of average difficulty in the repair and maintenance of City-operated swimming pools. An employee in this classification is responsible for maintaining and performing repairs on chlorinators, chemical feeders, valves and pumps; use of hand tools, power tools and mechanical equipment; moving pool deck equipment, including maintaining diving boards, lifeguard chairs, and lane lines. May be assisted by other pool staff as needed. Constant supervision is not needed for routine tasks. Specific work assignments are issued either verbally or in writing by a supervisor. Results reviewed by a supervisor both in progress and upon completion. Position reports to Aquatics Complex 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 Performs inspections of filtration and re-circulation systems (filters, pumps and pipes) for wear. Performs preventive maintenance. Maintains daily, weekly and monthly maintenance logs. Repairs chlorinators, chemical feeders, valves and pumps, and other pool equipment. Prepares requisitions and inspects materials, equipment and supplies. Inspects all facilities for preventive maintenance on a daily, weekly and monthly schedule. Instructs pool employees in the operation of the physical components of the pool including chlorinators, filtration system, re-circulation system, and heating system. Makes minor repairs such as tightening fittings for minor leaks, adjusting valve compression fittings, exchanging supply tanks, and touch-up painting. Participates in performing custodial tasks as applies to offices, locker rooms and bathhouses. Conducts chemical tests for pool water quality and monitors pool water temperatures. Records same. Maintains daily maintenance and pool chemical usage logs. Operates and cleans high rate filtration equipment. Operates gas powered pressure cleaner and various tools in conjunction with job assignments. May supervise and participate in the installation and removal of bleachers, benches, seats, chairs and other equipment for special events. May participate in securing the Aquatic Complex and clean up in the event of major storms. Performs minor repair on equipment including lubrication of equipment. May work staggered hours, which may include evening hours and weekends. This position does not have final procurement authority. Performs other duties as required and as directed. Typical Qualifications Knowledge of the safe handling practices and usage of liquid chlorine, caustic and acidic chemicals. Knowledge of record keeping and form reporting. Ability to lift and carry heavy (max. 50 lbs) material, perform manual labor for extended periods of time under hot and humid conditions. Ability to work for extended periods of time in sunny, got and humid conditions. Ability to understand oral and written instructions. Ability to perform a wide variety of duties, which may be of a mechanical and electrical nature. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with City employees, departmental officials and the general public. Skilled in the use and safe operation of equipment used in completing assigned tasks and knowledge of safety rules as required by the City. Ability to operate a City vehicle and possess the required license. DESIRABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING Ability to acquire a Red Cross CPR certification within one (1) year from date of employment.Must have a current Pool Service Technician Certification, either a Certified Pool/Spa Operator Certification (CPO) or an Aquatic Facility Operator Certification (AFO). Closing Date/Time: Continuous
CITY OF PLANTATION, FLORIDA 400 Northwest 73rd Avenue, Plantation, Florida 33317, USA
Aug 03, 2020
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
Aug 03, 2020
Full Time
Description Provide exceptional customer service to patrons of varying ages and abilities, with enthusiastic, personal interaction. Greet and engage the public with team spirit and a smile, using sales techniques to suggest programs, memberships and on-going, return visits. This is a Will Call position. "Will-Call" status - Work when needed by the Aquatics 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 Greets visitors at the cashier booth; 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 aquatics programs. Assists with the issuance, return, storage, upkeep and maintenance of equipment, such as life jackets, within the facility. Collects registration fees, gate fees, charges and deposits for classes and special events. Maintains order and discipline at the pool entrance. 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. Performs related duties as required and as directed. Typical Qualifications Knowledgeable in areas of swim classes, competitive swimming, aquatics programing, and leisure activities associated with public swim facilities. Knowledge of proper telephone etiquette and procedures. Knowledge of the proper use of safety practices. Ability to provide exceptional customer service to all ages, including interaction with children, adults, the elderly and persons with special needs. Ability to work a flexible work schedule. Ability to assist in special events and swim meets as needed. Ability to perform clerical duties and have the ability to perform monetary transactions. Ability to write simple correspondence, respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, service vendors, coaches, local businesses or other staff members. Ability to maintain facilities clear of safety hazards. 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. Basic level of computer skills. DESIRABLE TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE 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. Supplemental Information Position is scheduled approximately 24 hours per week, including days, evenings, weekends and holidays. Must be able to work flexible hours. Closing Date/Time: Continuous