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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

16 job(s) at City of Plantation

CITY OF PLANTATION, FLORIDA 400 Northwest 73rd Avenue, Plantation, Florida 33317, USA
Oct 21, 2020
Full Time
Description This is a non-exempt position, which is supervisory and advanced telecommunications work operating a radio system to direct mobile police and fire units. Considerable initiative and independent judgment is exercised in assigning and monitoring units. Work is performed under the direction of the Public Safety Communications 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 Directs and supervises the activities of subordinates on a shift. Ensures subordinates are in compliance with Departmental Rules/Regulations, to include appropriate discipline and positive recognition. Performs duties of all subordinates in order to supplement staff during personnel shortages or as necessary. Acts in the absence of superiors as required to provide continuity of operations. Responsible for the training of telecommunicators assigned to the shift; monitors trainees' progress by direct observation; conducts corrective counseling sessions with trainees; evaluates trainees' ability to perform. Conducts interviews of potential employees and makes appropriate recommendations. Monitors data flow in and out of the Telecommunications Center. Prepares schedules, reports and maintains records. Assists in preparing audiotapes for in house use as well as for court testimony. Must be familiar with equipment within Communications and ensure such is working properly. Personally monitors communications to mobile units during hazardous incidents. Insures that line supervisors are informed of all relevant data pertaining to incidents of interest to the Department. Prepares evaluations on subordinates. This position does not have final procurement authority. Performs related work as required and as directed. Typical Qualifications Considerable knowledge of the equipment, policies, procedures and methods of a Public Safety Telecommunications Center. Considerable knowledge of two-way radio communications procedures and radio call signals, their meaning and the ability to communicate effectively with police and other safety units. Considerable knowledge of the geographical features of the City. Considerable knowledge of modern Police and Fire methods, techniques, equipment and special purpose units. Knowledge of the National and Florida Crime Centers' Systems, procedures, and methods of accessing and inputting data. Knowledge of modern methods of personnel supervision. Ability to supervise employees in a manner conducive to full performance and high morale. Ability to concentrate on details of several incidents occurring simultaneously over long periods of time. Ability to read and understand police agency teletype codes and abbreviations. Ability to work all shifts, including weekends and holidays. Ability to establish proper priorities during incidents of high volume. Ability to remain composed and speak in a normal, clear, understandable voice under the pressure of numerous calls and emergency conditions. Ability to develop rapport and gain the confidence of public safety personnel and supervisors in mobile units, and to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with others. DESIRABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING Graduation from a standard high school or possess an acceptable G.E.D. certificate. Must have three (3) or more years experience in an equivalent type Police and/or Fire dispatch center within the last five (5) years of seeking employment, including supervisory experience and training in a jurisdiction of 50,000 residents or more; or any equivalent combination of experience and training that 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. Must 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 no 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). 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: 10/28/2020 8:00 AM Eastern
CITY OF PLANTATION, FLORIDA 400 Northwest 73rd Avenue, Plantation, Florida 33317, USA
Oct 17, 2020
Full Time
Description This is a non-exempt position, which is non-hazardous police work in the field or at the police department. The Community Service Aide also provides numerous human services, general information and assistance to the public. An employee in this classification is responsible for performing various duties within the Police Department, in an assigned area, such as: accident investigation, parking enforcement, vehicle service, animal control, crime prevention, complaint desk, worthless checks, dispatching, crime scene processing, or other technical functions as required. 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 Specific assignments or activities may include: Enforces parking laws. Investigates traffic accidents and issues related traffic citations. Directs traffic. Investigates minor non-hazardous crimes and non-criminal incidents. Processes minor crime scenes for latent evidence. Testifies in legal proceedings. Performs duties in specialized units or in coordination with them. Assists in department programs. Performs various clerical and administrative tasks or other work as required. This position does not have final procurement authority. Performs related work as required and as directed. Typical Qualifications Knowledge of State Statutes, local ordinances and department rules, regulations, policies and procedures. Knowledge of court procedures. Knowledge of geography of the City. Some knowledge of modern information systems and standard software application. Ability to work independently with minimal direct supervision. Ability to deal courteously and effectively with the public in all situations. Ability to operate a City vehicle and possess the required license. Ability to operate a personal computer with City software. Ability to express ideas clearly and concisely, and to prepare clear and concise reports. Ability to maintain confidentiality, prioritize work assignments, and work independently. Ability to understand and carry out instructions and to complete work assignments correctly and in a timely manner. Ability to properly use a Police radio. Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with other municipal employees, City officials and the general public. TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE To apply for the position of Community Service Aide applicants MUST meet the following requirements: 1. Be at least 18 years of age 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 no 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 will 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 More than 3 moving violations committed during any 12-month period within 5 years of application date will be grounds for disqualification from the hiring process. Any more than 5 moving violations in past 5 years will be grounds for disqualification from hiring process. An applicant who shows a history of "at fault" accidents will be grounds for disqualification from the hiring process. Any failure to disclose any Driver's License information without reasonable explanation will be grounds for disqualification. 3. Possess a high school diploma from an accredited school, or possess a G.E.D. from a recognized issuing agency. 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 Criminal Justice Basic Abilities Test (CJ BAT Test) and achieve a passing score (Taken within four years of application). DOCUMENTS REQUIRED TO APPLY: Applications which do not include all documents specified 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. Social Security Card (with current name) 4. Valid Driver's License (with current name/address) 5. Passing test results of Criminal Justice Basic Abilities Test (CJ Bat Test taken within four years of application). 6. Notarized Police Department Applicant Background Information Form. Click here for Police Department Applicant Background Information Form. 7. FDLE Waiver CJSTC58 Form. Click here for FDLE Waiver CJSTC58 Form. 8. Notarized Statement of Non-Military Service if no previous military service. Click here for Statement of Non-Military Service. Additional documentation, if applicable: 1. College/University and/or Vocational Diploma and official transcripts 2. All legal documents indicating all name changes, including, but not limited to: Marriage License Divorce Decree Court Documents showing any legal name change 3. 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. 4. Veterans Preference (if applicable). Candidate requesting the Veterans' Preference , must attach Veterans Preference Certification, FDVA form VP-1 and, if applicable, other certification forms. Please see Veterans Preference link on the Employment page for additional information. Failure to attach these documents will result in no Veteran's Preference being given. (Check "no" if this does not apply.) Click here for FDVA for Veteran Claim Forms. SELECTION PROCESS: It is a necessary requirement and policy that applicants for the position of Community Service Aide 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 listed below, your application will not be processed further. However, you are eligible to reapply with our City one year from the date on which you failed part of our testing procedures, unless otherwise stated. (CJ BAT Test): Applicants are required to take the Criminal Justice Basic Abilities Test (CJ Bat Test) and achieve a passing score. The candidate is responsible for scheduling their own testing and providing their scores to the city. Test scores must be submitted with the application. Applications must be received by the closing date of this announcement. Application Screening: Applications are reviewed to determine if the applicant meets the Police Department's minimum standards. Oral Board Interview: Only applicants who successfully pass the preceding steps will be scheduled for an Oral Board interview. An unsuccessful candidate may repeat the Oral Board interview no more than three (3) times. 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: The extensive pre-employment CVSA examination will concern the applicant's honesty and integrity. Areas of questioning will include, but not be limited to the following: 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 must be found to be of good moral character. This part of the process will be continuous throughout the remainder of the testing. Applicants will be required to sign a release form for a social security check. Medical Examination & Drug Testing: Prior to being employed, applicants will be examined by a physician designated by the City. Applicants whose physical condition is found by a 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. 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. Special Requirements Upon Appointment: Must successfully complete the Police Service Aide Academy training through the Broward College Institute of Public Safety. All new employees serve a one (1) year probationary period from date of employment. All Community Service Aide applicants hired by the City of Plantation are required to sign a two (2) year contract. The contract states that if the applicant should leave the City of Plantation police force anytime within two years from commencement of employment, he/she agrees to reimburse the City the expenses the department incurred in hiring and training the applicant. NOTE: The above information is subject to change without prior notice. 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: 10/23/2020 4:15 PM Eastern
CITY OF PLANTATION, FLORIDA 400 Northwest 73rd Avenue, Plantation, Florida 33317, USA
Oct 13, 2020
Full Time
Description This is an exempt position, which is skilled inspection work in securing compliance with the Florida Electrical Codes and City Ordinances at accepted standards governing the installation and operation of electrical systems and equipment. An employee in this classification is responsible for the maintenance of standards of electrical work so as to assure the standards of quality, material, workmanship and safety as established by the Florida Electrical Codes, National Electric 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 Electrical Inspector and/or the Chief Building Official on the more difficult or unusual cases. Work performance is reviewed by the Chief Electrical 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 new and existing wiring and electrical installation in residences, businesses, public and other buildings during construction and completion for workmanship and materials and for conformance to City codes and approved plans and specifications. Checks plans and workmanship to see that electrical complies with ordinances and regulations, and recommends use of such installations. 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 mechanical 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 electrical installations, equipment and appliances. Considerable knowledge of possible defects and faults in electrical wiring and appliances and of standard testing devices and effective corrective measures. Considerable knowledge of the Florida Building Codes and the National Electrical 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 municipally employees, department officials and the general public. Ability to detect and locate defective electrical wiring and construction. Ability to consult with contractors, electricians, building owners, the general public, departmental officials, and others to effect and maintain satisfactory working relationships on inspectional and regulatory matters. Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with other municipal employees, departmental officials and the general public. DESIRABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING Considerable experience as master electrician; preferably including work on a wide variety of construction and installation jobs. Graduation from a standard high school or any equivalent recognized certificate, including or supplemented by courses in electricity and mechanics, or any equivalent combination of experience and training may be combined. To be eligible for appointment as an Electrical Inspector, such person shall be certified by the State of Florida Building Code Administrators and Inspectors Board (BCIAB) as an Electrical 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 and shall meet at least one of the following qualifications: (a) An Engineer in the discipline requested and having practiced for at least three (3) years. (b) Either five (5) years construction experience in the electrical discipline in the supervisory capacity or five (5) years construction experience in the electrical discipline and five (5) years as an active State Certified Electrical Inspector. (c) An applicant for Certification as Electrical Inspector under the provisions of this section who is a graduate from an accredited school holding a Bachelor or Associate of Science Degree in Electrical 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 an Electrical Inspector with an Electrical Journeyman license shall comply with the following: Be a Certified Electrical Journeyman for not less than five (5) years and shall have no less than seven (7) years of practical electrical experience. Possess a Standard Inspector license (Electrical) 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 Electrical Contractor license from ECLB or A Certificate of Competency as a Master Electrical Contractor from Broward County Central Examining Board of Electricians or A Certificate of Competency as a Master Electrician from Miami-Dade County Construction Trades Qualifying Board, Block proctored, issued on or after January 1, 1968. (d) Each of the applicants shall possess a current Certificate of Competency as a Master Electrician Contractor or an Electric Contractor or a Journeyman Electrician issued by at least one of the following entitles: Florida Electrical Contractors Licensing Board Broward County Central Examining Board of Electricians 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 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
Oct 09, 2020
Full Time
Description This is a non-exempt position, which requires supervisory work over the lifeguard staff and is responsible for ensuring a safe and clean environment for patrons using the City's Aquatic Facility. An employee in this classification is responsible for supervising the lifeguard staff at the facility. This includes ensuring lifeguards are doing their job and communicates any issues. This position is also responsible in the safe and efficient operation of the City's Aquatic Facility for the safety, convenience, and enjoyment of patrons. This position is required to follow all the set duties for lifeguards such as the prompt performance of emergency lifesaving and first aid tasks, general maintenance, and such. The employee works under the supervision of the Aquatics Complex Manager and/or Assistant Manager. This employee must exercise initiative, independent judgment, and good communication. 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 Perform all duties required as a Lifeguard II position Effectively communicates and supervises the staff lifeguards working during their shift. Assist with the delegation of maintenance and clean up duties. Reports to the Aquatic Manager and/or Assistant Aquatic Manager for any incidents, rescues, problems or equipment in need of repair Performs visual inspection of the facility and the equipment, ensuring the facility and equipment is good to operate during their shift Assist professional aquatic staff with the planning and setting up of all events and training sessions. Responsible for making sure all opening and closing procedures are performed for assigned shift. Acts as the primary contact for all facility and programming inquires in the absence of the Aquatic Manager and/or Assistant Aquatic Manager Write and submit shift reports in a timely manner Conduct simple water test to determine water quality Assist with pool chemistry for the pools as approved by the Aquatics Manager (must hold CPO or AFO certification) Performs related work as required and as directed. Typical Qualifications Uphold the same work duties, qualifications, and skills as those of a lifeguard II, in addition to the aforementioned responsibilities/duties. Strong Communication Skills. Ability to recognize potentially harmful situations and take appropriate actions. Comfortable and proficient in leading and/or training lifeguard personnel. Exceptional knowledge of rescue skills and ability to perform them. Comfortability and able to teach American Red Cross certification courses (must hold current Lifeguard Instructor certification) Lead and/or Assist in-service trainings for the lifeguard staff Assertive and leadership oriented personality. Must be able to make independent decisions when necessary. Perform any additional duties set forth by the Aquatic Manager and/or Assistant Aquatic Manager Tools & Equipment Used: Safety and rescue equipment, small hand tools for minor pool maintenance, Microsoft Office (Word, Power Point, and Outlook), phone/walkie - talkie, chemical test kit, pool vacuum, electric pressure washer, 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. Qualifications A current staff member who is in good standing and has been employed for a minimum of 1 year. Meet and follow all requirements for Lifeguard II position Available to work a minimum of 24 hours a week. Available to work opening shift and closing shift and able to work weekend shifts and/or holidays. Complete the mandatory skills test set by the Aquatic Manager Attend all administrator meetings, in-service training sessions, and staff meetings. Current certifications in: American Red Cross Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor American Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor (Obtain within 6 months of being hired) Certified Pool and Spa Operator Certification or Aquatic Facilitator Operator Certification (Obtain within 6 months of being hired) Availability and able to teach at least 1 full American Red Cross Course per year when LGI certified 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. Closing Date/Time: 10/22/2020 4:15 PM Eastern
CITY OF PLANTATION, FLORIDA 400 Northwest 73rd Avenue, Plantation, Florida 33317, USA
Oct 01, 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
Oct 01, 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
Oct 01, 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
Oct 01, 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
Oct 01, 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
Oct 01, 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
Oct 01, 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
Oct 01, 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
Oct 01, 2020
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
Sep 25, 2020
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 Must be registered USA Swim Coach, which requires current CPR, First Aid and Safety Training for Swim Coaches. 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
CITY OF PLANTATION, FLORIDA 400 Northwest 73rd Avenue, Plantation, Florida 33317, USA
Sep 25, 2020
Full Time
Description This is an exempt at will position, in which the employee is responsible for administering policies, procedures and regulations of the department through coordination and direction of activities of subordinate technical and clerical personnel. The employee is responsible for establishing and maintaining standards of operations within the scope of established laws, rules and regulations. This employee directs staff in the administration and enforcement of laws and ordinances applicable to all phases of building activities within the City. The person in this position develops internal policies and procedures for delegation of responsibilities mandated by the Florida Building Code and City Code of Ordinances and serves as liaison between the citizens, the building industry and elected officials. This employee is also responsible for ensuring that the department strives to maintain the highest standards of service assistance to the public through programs that encourage employees to keep positive public relations as a primary goal. The incumbent in this position reports to the Mayor. Work is reviewed by the Mayor in conferences with the employee, through progress reports, and evaluation of attainment of goals and objectives. 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 Develops internal policies of operation in conjunction with City's Administration. Plans, organizes and directs the activities of technical and clerical personnel engaged in the enforcement of laws and regulations relating to building matters. Develops, implements, authorizes and controls departmental budget; ensures all functions and programs under charge are performed within established budgetary parameters, to include performing cost control activities, monitoring revenues and expenditures and ensuring sound fiscal control. Makes interpretations of the Building Codes. Serve as a member of the City's Plan Adjustment Committee. Provides materials and personal assistance to the Board of Adjustment, Review Committee, Plan Adjustment Committee, and Unsafe Structures Board. Holds preliminary pre construction meetings with applicants requesting permits, as required by ordinance; review plans for conformity with applicable city ordinances, the South Florida Building Code and the standards of the City. Prepares and presents to the council material on recommended changes in codes, departmental policies and regulations, etc. Exercises control over the construction, erection, repair, alteration, demolition, removal, use, occupancy and maintenance of all buildings and structures within the area of jurisdiction of the City. Acts personally or through a designated staff member as representative of the City to the Board of Rules and Appeals. Makes recommendations and decisions regarding departmental operational policies, expenditures, plans and other administrative matters as they affect the department, including management and evaluation of departmental personnel. Performs related duties as required and directed. Typical Qualifications Thorough knowledge of laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures relating to building design, construction and inspection. Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of public administration, including budget preparation and control, personnel management, and record keeping as they relate to a coordinated program of the building department administration. Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices for enforcement of regulatory codes pertaining to municipal law, buildings, building construction and related activities. Extensive knowledge of all codes, ordinances and laws relating to building construction and maintenance of developed and undeveloped property. Extensive knowledge of all construction and engineering practices in the building industry. Including thorough practical knowledge of building materials, construction methods and maintenance. Ability to read and interpret building material and construction standards, building plans and specifications, building codes and legal documents. Ability to supervise and train a large staff of employees in the various activities of the Department. Ability to prepare or supervise the preparation of maps, charts, graphs, reports and correspondence. Ability to delegate authority and to plan and supervise the technical and clerical assistants in a manner conducive to full performance and high morale. Ability to express one's self clearly and effectively. Ability to develop long-term plans and programs and to make sound decisions on operational and administrative issues to assure effective Building Code Enforcement procedures for the City. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with other employees, officials and the public. Ability to learn computer system for permitting activities. REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING To be eligible for appointment as Building Department Director/Building Official; such person shall be currently certified as required by the State of Florida, BCAIB as a Building Code Administrator. Such person shall be certified by BORA and shall meet at least one of the following qualifications: An Architect or Engineer having practiced within the HVHZ for at least three (3) years; or Ten (10) years combined experience as an Electrical Contractor, General Contractor, Mechanical Contractor or Plumbing Contractor, Chief Inspector, Plan Examiner, Inspector employed by a municipality or private company contracted with a municipality, Bachelor or Associate of Science Degree in Engineering, Architecture or Building Construction from an accredited school may be credited for a maximum of three (3) years for Bachelor Degree or a maximum of one (1) year for an Associate Degree. Minimum five (5) years construction experience within the jurisdiction of the HVHZ. An applicant for Certification as Building Official under the provisions of this section who has passed BORA HVHZ competency exam may substitute experience within the State of Florida for the required BORA HVHZ experience requirements as specified in section 104.1.3.1, 104.1.3.2. Each of the applicants shall possess a current Certificate of Competency issued by at least one of the following entities: Florida Construction Industry Licensing Board as a General Contractor, Mechanical Contractor or Plumbing Contractor. Florida Electrical Contractors Licensing Board as an Electrical Contractor. Broward County Central Examining Board of Building Construction Trades. (As Class "A" Unlimited General Contractor). Broward County Central Examining Board of Electricians as a Master Electrician or an Electrical Contractor. Broward County Central Examining Board of Mechanical Contractors and Specialty Mechanical Contractors as a Mechanical Contractor or Class A Air Conditioning Contractor. Broward County Central Examining Board of Plumbers as a Plumbing Contractor. Miami-Dade County Construction Trades Qualifying Board, Block proctored, issued on or after January 1, 1968, for any of the above-referenced disciplines. Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation as an Architect or Engineer. Considerable administrative experience in the direction, operation, and management activities of a large size business or department. Graduation with a bachelor's degree from an approved accredited college or university with specialization in Engineering, Architecture, Construction Management or related fields. Have demonstrated the ability to maintain high standard of service to the public through program that emphasize public relations. Closing Date/Time:
CITY OF PLANTATION, FLORIDA 400 Northwest 73rd Avenue, Plantation, Florida 33317, USA
Sep 23, 2020
Full Time
Description This is an exempt position, which is responsible administrative and professional technical work in directing engineering programs and activities. The employee in this classification is responsible for coordinating engineering activities with other City departments, other municipalities, Broward County, State government, franchise utilities and outside engineering consultants. The work requires the application of a high degree of administrative ability and technical expertise. Work is reviewed for consistency with City policy and for results obtained by use of conference, observation and study of reports. The incumbent is this position is a covered employee according to the Broward County Ethics Law. This employee is also responsible for ensuring that the department strives to maintain the highest standards of service and assistance to the public through programs that encourages all employees to keep positive public relations as a primary goal. 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 Directs the activities of the City's Engineering Department and prepares periodic reports and records. Coordinates the design of municipal projects and specifications. Member of the City's Development Review Committee and attends all meetings. Responsible for the administration of all roadway, storm water street lighting and related construction activities within the City's public road and water right-of-way and public easements. Responsible for all traffic engineering functions within the City. Responsible for inspection of private development drainage, streets, and sidewalks through required Engineering Department permits. Responsible for the preparation of flood zone maps, roadway and waterway jurisdiction maps and other related maps, drawings or charts as may be required from time-to-time. Responsible for review of site plans, plats and other engineering plans. Responsible for the maintenance of records of site plans, subdivision plats, and other engineering plans. Coordinate the assignment of street addresses with postal authorities and other affected agencies and utility providers. Administration of construction and inspections of City-owned bridges and culvert crossings and associated coordination with State Officials. Responsible for directing the administration of City capital improvement projects within public right-of-way and any other capital improvement projects as directed by the Office of Administration. Administrates the City's Neighborhood Traffic Management Partnership Program. Address citizen inquiries pertaining to engineering related matters. Review of street light requests for compliance with City Ordinance. Administer the City's Storm Water Management Program Administers the City's Community Rating System for flood insurance. Attendance at all City Council meetings. Attendance at County Commission meetings from time to time as directed by the Office of Administration. Develops, implements, authorizes and controls departmental budget; ensures all functions and programs under charge are performed within established budgetary parameters, to include performing cost control activities, monitoring revenues and expenditures and ensuring sound fiscal control. Develop and maintain positive and effective working relationships with other municipalities, Broward County, Florida Department of Transportation, Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Federal Department of Homeland Security via National Flood Insurance Program, Old Plantation Water Control District, Plantation Acres Improvement District, South Florida Water Management District, other public agencies and private franchise utilities. Performs related work as required and as directed. Typical Qualifications Considerable knowledge of engineering principles, practices and procedures, road and drainage design, subdivision review and permitting process. Thorough knowledge of the laws and requirements relating to the engineering function in a Florida municipality. Ability to direct the activities of the Engineering Department and to supervise in a manner conductive to full performance and high morale. Ability to make inspections and to determine compliance with plans and specifications, conduct engineering research and make engineering computations. Ability to review site plans, plats and other engineering plans, and maintain such records. Ability to meet and deal tactfully with the general public and to express one's self effectively and clearly. Ability to establish and maintain positive and effective working relationships with other City employees, City officials and the general public. Skill in making engineering computations and conducting engineering research. Skill in the use of engineering instruments, equipment and mathematical tables required in professional engineering work. DESIRABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering and registered as a Professional Engineer in the State of Florida. Certification as a Flood Plain Manager through the Federal Department of Homeland Security National Flood Insurance Program. Any equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. Demonstrated ability to maintain high standards of service to the public through programs that emphasize positive public relations. 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