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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

28 job(s) at City of Plantation

CITY OF PLANTATION, FLORIDA 400 Northwest 73rd Avenue, Plantation, Florida 33317, USA
Nov 23, 2021
Full Time
Description This is an exempt position, which is technical work responsible for the inspection/plan review of building construction, plans, alterations, or repairs for compliance with Florida Building Code, laws and regulations for building and licensing. Work involves the review and disposition of applications and plans for building permits to insure that all such construction meets the required standards of the Florida Building Code, National Fire Protection Association, Americans with Disabilities Act and all related codes as to construction, maintenance, safety and conformance. Work is carried out independently, but employee may receive work orders from the Chief Building Inspector and Chief Building Official. Work performance is reviewed by the Chief Building Inspector. Employees are hired as AT WILL employees that serve at the pleasure of the City and may be terminated at any time with or without cause. Examples of Duties Performs the building plans review services; coordinates plans review activities in conformance with sound plans review standards; issues inspection reports. Structural Plans Examiner shall have the power and duties as may be delegated by the Chief Building Inspector or Building Director/Building Official. Reviews plans/specifications for compliance for Florida Building Code and related Codes and City ordinances. Reviews plans for compliance with Development Review Committee and reports to Building Director. Performs inspections of all buildings or structures as to the conformity to conditions of the permit. Checks to insure that building plans meet with the City's building requirements. Prepares reports, performs inspections and investigations as required. Conducts field visits and inspections as required by Chief Building Inspector and Chief Building Official. Consults and deals with the general public, department officials, contractors, building owners and associates. Enforces building codes. Performs duties of Chief Building Inspector during his absence. Performs inspections, which may require employee to climb ladders or multiple flights of stairs, withstand exposure to heights, walk on steep inclines, such as roofs. Chairs Advisory Board for the Disabled for the Building Official. Schedules/holds Pre-construction meetings on specific projects. This position does not have final procurement authority. Performs related work as required and as directed. Typical Qualifications Thorough knowledge of modern building construction practices, methods, materials and equipment. Considerable knowledge of City, County and State laws and regulations governing building standards. Knowledge of modern office procedures, practices and methods. Ability to understand and interpret plans and specifications. Ability to coordinate and plan inspection 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 perform field inspection work. Ability to consult with contractors, building owners, the general public, departmental officials, and associates to maintain satisfactory working relationships on inspection and regulatory matters. Ability to understand and carry out instructions and to complete work assignments correctly. Ability to adhere to tight schedules and still maintain work quality. Ability to learn computer system for permit activities. Ability to train subordinates. Ability to research microfilm/digitizer and operation of systems. Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with other municipal employees, department officials and the general public. DESIRABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING Graduation from a standard high school or an equivalent recognized certificate, considerable responsible experience in the inspection of plans, specifications, construction installation and alterations of various building trades, project or any equivalent combination of experience and training may be considered. To be eligible for appointment as a Structural Plans Examiner, such person shall be certified by the State of Florida Building Code Administrators and Inspectors Board (BCIA) as a Structural Plans Examiner. (Exception: Florida Registered Architects and Florida Registered Engineers are exempt from BCIA certification only). Such person shall be certified by the Board of Rules and Appeals and shall meet one or more of the following qualifications: A Florida Registered Architect or Registered Professional Engineer in the discipline requested and having practiced within the jurisdiction of this Code for at least three(3) years and two (2) years as a structural inspector under the jurisdiction of the building code; or Ten (10) years experience as a licensed General Contractor (Unlimited) five (5) years of which shall have been construction experience in the Structural discipline within the jurisdiction of FBC code; or: Five (5) years experience as Chief Structural Inspector, Structural Plans Examiner or Structural Inspector, three (3) years of which shall have been with the jurisdiction of this Code. An applicant for Certification as a Structural Plans Examiner under the provisions of this section, who is a graduate from an accredited school holding a Bachelor or Associate of Science degree in Engineering, Architecture or Building Construction, may be credited for three (3) years for Bachelor Degree or one (1) year for an Associate Degree of the required ten year experience for the Structural discipline as listed below: Each of the applicants shall possess a current Certificate of Competency as a General Contractor (Unlimited) issued by: Florida Construction Industry Licensing Board Broward County Central Examining Board of Building Construction Trades (as Class "A" Unlimited General Contractor) Dade County Construction Trades Qualifying Board, Block proctored, issued on or after January 1, 1968. Any other proctored examination graded by an independent testing agency approved by the Broward County Board of Rules and Appeals. Supplemental Information This classification may be designated as required 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
Nov 23, 2021
Full Time
Description This is a non-exempt position, which is telecommunications work in operating a radio system to dispatch and communicate with police and fire units in a Police/Fire Telecommunications Center. Work is performed under the direction of the Lead Dispatcher. Employees are hired as AT WILL employees that serve at the pleasure of the City and may be terminated at any time with or without cause. Examples of Duties Duties include the reception and transmission of information by telephone, radio and computer in a variety of related duties. Operates teletype machine to access National and Florida crime information centers pursuant to State standards. Receives and disseminates information by telephone and radio. Determines the nature and priority of calls, unit availability and the number of units necessary for initial response. Prepares reports and maintains records. This position does not have final procurement authority. Performs related work as required and as directed. Typical Qualifications Knowledge and experience in Police and/or Fire dispatching. Knowledge of the two-way radio communication procedures and radio call signals, their meaning and proper use. Knowledge of the National and Florida Crime Center's Systems, procedures, and methods of accessing and inputting data. Knowledge of City and Department rules, regulations, policies and procedures. Knowledge of police/fire methodology and terminology. Knowledge of the geographical features of the City. Basic knowledge of computers with familiarity of Windows NT and/or Windows 2000. Ability to communicate effectively with Police and other safety units, both orally and in writing. Ability to operate a two-way radio system and communicate effectively with Police and other public safety units. Ability to read and understand police agency teletype codes and abbreviations. Ability to maintain concentration and remember details while working with numerous units and on varying tasks. Ability to maintain appropriate priorities as conditions dictate. Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with police officers and officials, other municipal employees and representatives of other agencies. Ability to work all shifts, including weekends and holidays. Ability to remain composed and speak in a normal, clear, understandable voice under the pressure of numerous calls and emergency conditions. DESIRABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING Graduation from a standard high school or possess an acceptable G.E.D. certificate. Must have State of Florida 911 Operator certficate and three (3) or more years experience in an equivalent type Police and/or Fire dispatch center within the last five (5) years. Any equivalent continuation of education, experience and training which provides the required knowledge, abilities and skills may be considered. Supplemental Information It is a necessary requirement and policy that applicants pass all of the pre-employment tests. Please keep in mind that the testing process may take up to six (6) months. If you fail any part of our testing, your application will not be processed further. However, you are eligible to reapply with our city one (1) year from the date on which you failed part of your testing procedures, unless otherwise stated. This is a designated "Response" classification in the City's Emergency Operations Plan and will require the employee occupying this position to work for declared emergencies. Attendance at National Incident Management System (NIMS) training at the appropriate level is mandatory. Closing Date/Time: 12/6/2021 4:00 PM Eastern
CITY OF PLANTATION, FLORIDA 400 Northwest 73rd Avenue, Plantation, Florida 33317, USA
Nov 23, 2021
Full Time
Description This is a non-exempt position, which is responsible clerical and accounting work in the billing and collection of water and wastewater fees and charges. The employee in this classification is responsible for receiving and disposing of inquiries and complaints concerning water and wastewater services. Employee receives instructions and general supervision from a supervisor but must exercise initiative and judgment in coping with work situations and customers. 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 Research and analyze data in order to determine actions to be taken against delinquent accounts timely and accurately, including establishing a payment plan. Assemble written summaries of account histories along with detailed account backup to support recommendations. Research and analyze data in order to assign account ownership. Research often involves property appraiser's website, land development code, etc. Review lease documents, property ownership records and other information; seek clarification from City Attorney when necessary. Research and analyze data in order to determine outstanding lien values. Determine appropriate charges are due to consumption vs. if no service is being utilized; calculation of lien amount includes the monthly accrual of interest, as well as the base charge determined by the meter size if there is no service utilized. Review and analyze billing register in order to produce bills to be mailed to customers. Administer and monitor payment plan agreements to ensure compliance with agreed upon terms. Conversations with account holders in a payment plan are clearly documented electronically in the system. Receive telephone inquiries regarding water bills as well as account specific information (outstanding balances, payment due dates, pending shut off dates). Upload data from handheld meter reading equipment into billing system; troubleshoot data upload process to ensure all information transfers accurately (this may require contacting the manufacturer). Analyze exceptions listings and notify meter readers and customers when it appears someone may have a leak. Process daily work orders for changes in service (door hangers, shut offs, meter changes, turn on service) by entering information into system, producing the correct documents for customer to sign, and conveying the work order to the appropriate meter reader or utilities staff. Provide centralized handling of NSF (not sufficient funds) returned checks for City departments, including creating a letter to the party indicating that the check was returned, as well as informing the departments that received the payment based on the endorsement of the returned check. Back up to cashier in Water billing which includes the following tasks: accepting payments and posting to water billing accounts, preparing daily deposit for water billing receipts; preparing deposits for other City department receipts; preparing bank bag for daily armored car pickup. Provide assistance to customers regarding payments made by credit cards and ACH; this assistance requires working knowledge of the customer interface for both of these electronic payment methods. Data entry of payments received which may require research in order to determine which account to apply payment to, especially for checks received from banks providing direct bill pay to customers. Receives and disposes of inquiries and complaints concerning water and wastewater services. Accepts payments and posting to water billing accounts, prepares daily deposit for water billing receipts. Prepares deposits department receipts; prepares bank bag for daily armored car pickup. Ability to assist customers in person and on the phone. Ability to operate a computer for preparing utility bills, work orders, verify customer accounts, check consumption history, update customer files and other related data. Types letters and routine correspondence. Operates standard office machines. Maintains relatively complex records and prepares various reports from records. Receives deposits on new accounts; collection of existing accounts, and maintains each respectively. Generates work orders for misreads and other related meter problems. Makes necessary adjustments to accounts in case of leaks, meter reading errors, etc. Prepares and maintains a list of delinquent accounts to be disconnected. Sort, distribute and file records and other information correctly. This position does not have final procurement authority. Research and analyze data in order to determine actions to be taken against delinquent accounts timely and accurately, including establishing a payment plan. Assemble written summaries of account histories along with detailed account backup to support recommendations. Performs related work as required and as directed. Typical Qualifications Knowledge of accounting and objectives, particularly as applied to utility and commercial accounting procedures. Some knowledge of water and wastewater operations, practices and procedures. Considerable knowledge of modern office practices and procedures. Knowledge of Microsoft Outlook. Knowledge of proper telephone etiquette and procedures Ability to maintain and prepare relatively complex reports. Ability to perform daily work involving written or numerical data, and to make arithmetical calculations and computations with speed and accuracy. Ability to understand and carry out instructions and to complete work assignments correctly. Ability to use or rapidly learn to use computer in the preparation of utility bills, work orders, verifications of customer accounts, investigation of consumption history and the updating of related data. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other City employees, department officials and the general public. Skill in typing, computer work and the operation of standard office equipment. DESIRABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING Graduation from a standard high school or an equivalent recognized certificate, supplemented by formal training or work experience in accounting, clerical work and public relations. Bilingual speaker preferred. Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, abilities and skills may be considered. Supplemental Information This is a designated "Will Call Recovery" classification in the City's Emergency Operations Plan and will require the employee occupying this position to work for declared emergencies. Attendance at National Incident Management System (NIMS) training at the appropriate level is mandatory. Closing Date/Time: 11/29/2021 4:00 PM Eastern
CITY OF PLANTATION, FLORIDA 400 Northwest 73rd Avenue, Plantation, Florida 33317, USA
Nov 13, 2021
Full Time
Description This is a non-exempt position, which is routine recreation work responsible for disseminating information to the public, reception control and attendant duties in the classrooms, playground area, lobby area, game-room, gymnasium, outdoor basketball courts, pool area, etc. Also, assist in recreational activities, special events and collect registration fees and is also required to perform daily upkeep of facility. Work is performed under the supervision of the Site Manager. 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. 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 "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
Nov 13, 2021
Full Time
Description This is a non-exempt, semi-skilled position of a will-call nature. The person in this classification works in the operation and/or maintenance of a Water and/or Wastewater Treatment facility, working closely with a licensed Plant Operator as needed to assist the operator in performance of their regular duties. "Will-Call" status - Work when needed by the Utilities Department. No set schedule. Examples of Duties Assist the Operator in the performance of their regular operational and mechanical duties and in performance of laboratory analysis (i.e. monitor/record equipment run-time, flow and/or pressure readings; monitor/record/adjust amount of chemicals used in a given period; assist with chemical analysis performed of various treatment parameters). Assist the Operator with record-keeping duties in accordance with operational and regulatory requirements. Performs other related duties as required and as directed. Typical Qualifications Working knowledge of the techniques and general principles used in the purification of potable drinking water and/or the treatment of domestic wastewater. Working knowledge of the mechanical and electrical equipment used in the treatment processes. Ability to understand and carry out instructions and to complete work assignments correctly and on time. Ability to work flexible hours, days, nights and weekends. Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with other City employees and the general public. DESIRABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING Graduation from a standard high school, or possession of a GED certificate from a recognized issuing agency, and supplemented by experience in the water and/or wastewater treatment field, or completion of an approved FDEP certification prerequisite course for water plant or wastewater plant licensure in the State of Florida. The person in this classification should preferably hold a "Certified Operator" license as issued by the State of Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) in water and/or wastewater treatment or provide proof of notification from same of successfully passing the state exam for licensure as a "Certified Operator". Any equivalent combination of education, experience or training which provides the required knowledge, abilities and skills may be considered. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
CITY OF PLANTATION, FLORIDA 400 Northwest 73rd Avenue, Plantation, Florida 33317, USA
Nov 13, 2021
Full Time
Description This is an exempt position, which is technical work responsible for the inspection/plan review of building construction, plans, alterations, or repairs for compliance with Florida Building Code, laws and regulations for building and licensing. The employee in this classification involves the review and disposition of applications and plans for building permits to ensure that all such construction meets the required standards of the Florida Building Code, National Fire Protection Association, Americans with Disabilities Act, City of Plantation Ordinance and all related codes as to construction, maintenance, safety and conformance. Work is carried out independently, but employee may receive work orders from the Chief Building Inspector and or the Chief Building Official. Work performance is reviewed by the Chief Structural Inspector and/or the Chief Building Inspector. Employees are hired as AT WILL employees that serve at the pleasure of the City and may be terminated at any time with or without cause. Examples of Duties Performs the structural plans review services; coordinates plans review activities in conformance with sound plans review standards; issues inspection reports. Structural Inspector II shall have the power and duties as may be delegated by the Chief Structural Inspector or Building Director/Building Official. Prepares reports, performs inspections and investigations as required. Consults and deals with the general public, department officials, contractors, building owners and associates. Checks to insure that building plans meet with the City's building requirements. Performs related work as required and as directed. Performs inspections of all buildings or structures as to the conformity to conditions of the permit. Performs inspections, which may require employee to climb ladders or multiple flights of stairs, withstand exposure to heights, and walk on steep inclines, such as roofs. Enforces building and related City codes. This position does not have final procurement authority. Typical Qualifications Considerable knowledge of modern building construction practices, methods, materials and equipment. Considerable knowledge of modern office procedures, practices and methods. Considerable knowledge of City, County and State laws and regulations governing building standards. Ability to detect and locate defective workmanship and operations at any stage of the installation. Ability to coordinate and plan inspection activities of the City. Ability to prepare reports and maintain records. Ability to understand and interpret plans and specifications. Ability to operate a City vehicle and possess the required license. Ability to enforce inconformity with firmness, tact, and impartiality. Ability to perform field inspection work. Ability to consult with contractors, building owners, the general public, departmental officials, and associates to maintain satisfactory working relationships on inspection and regulatory matters. Ability to understand and carry out instructions and to complete work assignments correctly. Ability to adhere to tight schedules and still maintain work quality. Ability to climb ladders or multiple flights of stairs, withstand exposure to heights and walk on steep inclines, such as roof to perform inspections. Ability to learn computer system for permit activities. Ability to train subordinates. Ability to research microfilm/digitizer and operation of systems. Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with other municipal employees, department officials and the general public. DESIRABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING Graduation from a standard high school or an equivalent recognized certificate, considerable responsible experience in the inspection of plans, specifications, construction installation and alterations of various building trades, project or any equivalent combination of experience and training may be considered. To be eligible for appointment as a Structural Inspector II, such person shall be certified by the State of Florida Building Code Administrators and Inspectors Board (BCIAB) as a Structural Plans Examiner and Structural Inspector. Exception: ( Architects and Engineers are exempt from BCIAB certification only). Such person shall be certified by the Board of Rules and Appeals and shall meet at least one of the following qualifications: a. An Architect or an Engineer in the discipline requested and having practiced within the HVHZ for a minimum of three (3) years, and a minimum two (2) years as an Structural Inspector employed by a municipality or private company contracted with a municipality within the HVHZ. b. Seven (7) years' of combined experience as a license General Contractor (Unlimited), five (5) years of which shall have been construction experience in the Structural discipline within the HVHZ, and a minimum of two (2) years as a Structural Inspector, of which one year may be Florida School Board Inspector experience, employed by a municipality or private company contracted with a municipality within the HVHZ. c. Five (5) years' experience as a Structural Plans Examiner or Structural Inspector, and three (3) years of construction experience in the Structural discipline, which shall have been with the HVHZ, and certified by BCAIB. d. An applicant for Certification as a Structural Plans Examiner under the provisions of this section who is a graduate from an accredited school holding a Bachelor or Associate of Science degree in Engineering, Architecture or Building Construction may be credited for three (3) years for Bachelor Degree or one (1) year for an Associate Degree of the required seven (7) years of combined experience for the Structural discipline. e. An applicant for Certification as a Structural Plans Examiner under the provisions of this section, who has passed BORA HVHZ Competency exam may substitute experience within the State of Florida for the required HVHZ experience requirements as specified in Section 104.10.1.2, 104.10.1.3 and 104.10.1.4.Each of the applicants shall possess a current Certificate of Competency as a General Contractor (Unlimited) issued by at least one of the following entities: Florida Construction Industry Licensing Board Broward County Central Examining Board of Building Construction Trades (as Class "A" Unlimited General Contractor) Miami-Dade County Construction Trades Qualifying Board, Block proctored, issued on or after January 1, 1968. Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation as an Architect or Engineer. 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
Nov 13, 2021
Full Time
Description Highly responsible professional and administrative work assisting the Planning, Zoning and Economic Development Director in the management and operation of the Department of Planning, Zoning and Economic Development. Exceptional public speaking and writing skills are crucial to this position. Duties include a variety of specialized tasks relating to the overall planning and development of the City. Work activities also include the preparation and administration of the Office's budget and the training of staff. Work is reviewed through conferences and progress reports. Employees are hired as AT WILL employees that serve at the pleasure of the City and may be terminated at any time with or without cause. Examples of Duties Assists the Director in planning, organizing, assigning, directing, and reviewing the activities of professional, technical, and clerical personnel in the sections of planning, economic development, CDBG/SHIP administration, and business tax licensing. Assists with the preparation and implementation of the department's budget and makes procedural and operational recommendations to City management. Assists in the formulation and administration of the City's Comprehensive Plan, City­wide Master Plan, and Land Development Regulations. Plans and directs the activities involved in long range, comprehensive City planning and the review of proposed development. Prepares and reviews various reports and presentations for the Department of Planning, Zoning and Economic Development. Oversees the procurement and implementation of technical consultants to assist staff in compiling detailed analysis for use in the Department. Attends City Council, Planning Boards, and community group meetings and presents reports, studies, and special projects. Makes recommendations on the establishment, abolition and consolidation of ordinances, rules and regulations. Interacts and works with county, regional, state, special districts, chamber of commerce, civic associations, and other private organizations. Clarifies planning issues for subordinates. Responds to telephone or in-person inquiries; greets the general public, contractors, outside organizations, and city officials; answers various inquiries personally; handles citizen complaints; provides information on departmental services and functions. Interprets City policies, procedures, and ordinances; develops and revises department policies and procedures. Participates in and recommends hiring, discipline, and promotions. Ensures high productivity and high morale through team building and modern management techniques. Effectively and positively represent the City in delivering and performing work with colleagues and clients, irrespective of gender, race, religion, age, disability, political affiliation or belief, or sexual orientation. Establishes and maintains effective and professional relationships with work colleagues, supervisors and managers. Performs other job duties as assigned. Typical Qualifications Knowledge of the principles and practices of modern urban and environmental planning; familiarity with land economics, urban design, municipal finance and other related subjects as applied to community development. Knowledge of the laws, ordinances, and codes relating to land use plans and development regulations. Knowledge of the Comprehensive Land Use Plan and Land Development Code. Skill in communicating effectively, orally and in writing. Skill in preparing concise and accurate reports and written recommendations. Ability to plan, direct and organize a continuous and comprehensive urban planning program. Ability to respond to citizen's complaints and inquiries in an impartial and professional manner. Ability to supervise and provide training to subordinate personnel. Ability to maintain effective working relationships with City Officials, public agencies, and the general public. DESIRABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING Graduation from an accredited four (4) year college or university with a major in Planning or Public Administration, or a closely related field, and eight (8) years of progressively responsible experience in urban planning or community development, four (4) years of which must have been in a supervisory or administrative capacity. Master's Degree in an appropriate planning discipline or closely related field and AICP, LEED AP, and AIA certification preferred. Additional education and experience or an equivalent combination of training and experience may be substituted for the above requirements 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
Nov 13, 2021
Full Time
Description This is a non-exempt position, which is moderately heavy manual work in the care and maintenance of municipal buildings. An employee in this classification is responsible for the performance of a wide variety of housekeeping tasks. Primary responsibility is for the use of proper methods and materials in cleaning and caring for municipal buildings and equipment. Work is normally performed under the supervision of a higher classified employee who issues work orders and instructions. Work is reviewed by the immediate supervisor; constant supervision is not necessary for routine and repetitive tasks. "Will-Call" status - Work when needed. 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 Duties include the use of proper methods and materials in cleaning and caring for municipal buildings. Scrub, mop, vacuum, sweep and polish floors. Dust and polish furniture. Wash windows, walls, toilets, washrooms and fixtures. Empty waste baskets. Move office furniture and equipment as directed. Set up chairs, tables and equipment for meetings, classes, special events, etc. May perform miscellaneous pick-up and delivery of errands as required. Executes purchase orders authorized by the department director. This position does not have final procurement authority. Performs related work as required and as directed. Typical Qualifications Knowledge of the methods, materials and equipment used in cleaning and maintaining municipal buildings and property. Ability to perform routine building maintenance, such as scrub, mop, vacuum, sweep and polish floors, clean office area, restrooms, etc. Ability to move office furniture and equipment, set up chairs, tables and equipment for meetings, classes, special events, etc. 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 use hand tools, mops, brooms, vacuum cleaners, floor polishers, ladders and cleaning materials. Ability to perform routine minor repairs such as changing light bulbs and ballast, window repairs, plumbing repairs, etc. Ability to operate a City vehicle and possess the required license. Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with other municipal employees, City 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. Sufficient physical strength and agility to perform a variety of routine custodial tasks in the care and limited maintenance of buildings and equipment. DESIRABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING Some experience in the performance of custodial work; or any equivalent combination of 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 Employees in this class are assigned on a Will Call basis and work no more than 24 per hours a week. Assignments may be less and only on an as needed basis. Closing Date/Time: 11/30/2021 4:15 PM Eastern
CITY OF PLANTATION, FLORIDA 400 Northwest 73rd Avenue, Plantation, Florida 33317, USA
Nov 13, 2021
Full Time
Description This is a non-exempt position, which is moderately heavy manual work in the care and maintenance of municipal buildings. An employee in this classification is responsible for the performance of a wide variety of housekeeping tasks. Primary responsibility is for the use of proper methods and materials in cleaning and caring for municipal buildings and equipment. Work is normally performed under the supervision of a higher classified employee who issues work orders and instructions. Work is reviewed by the immediate supervisor; constant supervision is not necessary for routine and repetitive tasks. Employees are hired as AT WILL employees that serve at the pleasure of the City and may be terminated at any time with or without cause. Examples of Duties Duties include the use of proper methods and materials in cleaning and caring for municipal buildings. Scrub, mop, vacuum, sweep and polish floors. Dust and polish furniture. Wash windows, walls, toilets, washrooms and fixtures. Empty waste baskets. Move office furniture and equipment as directed. Set up chairs, tables and equipment for meetings, classes, special events, etc. May perform miscellaneous pick-up and delivery of errands as required. Executes purchase orders authorized by the department director. This position does not have final procurement authority. Performs related work as required and as directed. Typical Qualifications Knowledge of the methods, materials and equipment used in cleaning and maintaining municipal buildings and property. Ability to perform routine building maintenance, such as scrub, mop, vacuum, sweep and polish floors, clean office area, restrooms, etc. Ability to move office furniture and equipment, set up chairs, tables and equipment for meetings, classes, special events, etc. 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 use hand tools, mops, brooms, vacuum cleaners, floor polishers, ladders and cleaning materials. Ability to perform routine minor repairs such as changing light bulbs and ballast, window repairs, plumbing repairs, etc. Ability to operate a City vehicle and possess the required license. Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with other municipal employees, City 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. Sufficient physical strength and agility to perform a variety of routine custodial tasks in the care and limited maintenance of buildings and equipment. DESIRABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING Some experience in the performance of custodial work; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, abilities and skills may be considered. Supplemental Information Closing Date/Time: 11/30/2021 4:15 PM Eastern
CITY OF PLANTATION, FLORIDA 400 Northwest 73rd Avenue, Plantation, Florida 33317, USA
Oct 31, 2021
Full Time
Description This is a non-exempt position, which is skilled technical industrial electrical work in the installation, maintenance, and repair of electrical systems, and controls equipment. An employee in this classification is responsible, under the direction of the Chief Electrical Control Technician, for the maintenance of electrical equipment, lighting, electrical controls, installation and trouble-shooting, particularly controls relating to Utility Plant operations, lift station controls and telemetric controls. 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 Repairs and maintains complex electrical controls necessary for continued operation of water plants, wastewater plants, control buildings, etc. Installs, maintains, repairs and tests electrical systems, including automatic electrical schemes. Performs preventive maintenance on equipment so that all electrical equipment is serviced on a regular basis. Wires buildings and makes additions to existing wiring. Acts in the capacity of a trouble-shooter to rectify existing problems. Performs routine maintenance of all electrical driven equipment. This position does not have final procurement authority. Performs related work as required and as directed. Typical Qualifications Knowledge of the standard practices, tools and terminology of the electrical trade. Must be familiar with control circulatory and N.E.C. requirements. Considerable knowledge of the City and State electrical codes. Considerable knowledge of the hazards and safety precautions of the trade. Ability to perform routine electrical maintenance with familiarity of switchgears. Ability to make repairs to complicated electrical wiring, fixtures, equipment, and complex electrical controls. Ability to work at moderate heights. Ability to work from drawings and specifications and to understand and carry out instructions. Ability to adhere to tight schedules and still maintain work quality. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationship with other City employees. Ability to operate City vehicle and possess the required license. Skill in the care and use of the tools and equipment of the trade. Skill in locating and adjusting defects in electrical systems and equipment. DESIRABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING Graduation from an accredited high school or vocational school with extensive experience in performing electrical control work directly related to the operations and maintenance of complex utility systems. Master or Journeyman license required. Any equivalent combination of education, experience and training may be considered. Supplemental Information This is a designated "Response" classification in the City's Emergency Operations Plan and will require the employee occupying this position to work for declared emergencies. Attendance at National Incident Management System (NIMS) training at the appropriate level is mandatory. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
CITY OF PLANTATION, FLORIDA 400 Northwest 73rd Avenue, Plantation, Florida 33317, USA
Oct 31, 2021
Full Time
Description This is skilled work in a lead position for maintenance, repair, and installation of electrical fixtures, equipment, and systems. Work involves responsibility for servicing of lighting equipment, motorized electrical units, generators, transformers and related circuitry. Employees must apply electrical trade skills to a variety of installations, office equipment, and structural wiring. Assignments are often received in the form of wiring diagrams, blueprints or equipment service manuals. Supervision may be exercised over one or more maintenance workers. Under general supervision, performs a variety of journey level electrician work in maintaining all City owned assets. Employees are hired as AT WILL employees that serve at the pleasure of the City and may be terminated at any time with or without cause. Examples of Duties Troubleshoots a variety of electrical equipment/system problems in order to identify the nature and extent of the maintenance/repair problem, identify the type of repair/preventive measure needed, identify potential safety issues and/or find the fault in the system. Obtains materials, supplies, and equipment needed to complete assigned electrical project/work order following City procurement procedures. Estimates/determines materials, supplies, equipment, and time needed to complete assigned electrical work order/project in order to facilitate scheduling, identify approximate costs and staffing needs, identify type/amount of materials needed, and or ensure materials, supplies, and equipment needed are available. Performs a variety of routine electrical maintenance/repairs in order to maintain facility/equipment in operating condition, ensure safe work environment and/or ensure electrical service is not interrupted. Performs scheduled preventive maintenance on a variety of electrical equipment/services in order to identify potential problems, minimize need for emergency repairs, and or maximize the useful life of the equipment. Interacts with the public and or other staff in order to answer questions or identify their service needs. Executes purchase orders authorized by the department director. This position does not have final procurement authority. Performs related work as directed or required. Typical Qualifications Knowledge of established safety procedures for performing a variety of skilled electrical construction, maintenance, and repair work. Knowledge of types of materials appropriate for use in a variety of skilled electrical construction, maintenance, and repair work. Knowledge of electric system troubleshooting procedures and techniques. Knowledge of electric circuit/load principles. Knowledge of the National Electric Code. Knowledge of tools and equipment used for a variety of skilled electrical work. Ability to read, understand, and follow blueprints/schematic drawings used for a variety of skilled electrical projects. Ability to troubleshoot a variety of electrical problems. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing. Ability to determine the tools/equipment needed to complete the assigned project. Ability to climb a ladder. Ability to bend, stoop, twist, and reach to complete a variety of work assignments. Ability to determine the type/amount of materials needed to complete the assigned project. Ability to analyze problems and identify possible solutions. Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations involving addition, subtraction, multiplication, and/or division. Ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs. without assistance. Ability to plan, organize and prioritize work activities. Ability to estimate the time needed to complete an assigned project. Ability to perform routine maintenance and repairs on tools/equipment used in completing a variety of skilled electrical projects. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other City employees, department officials and the general public. Knowledge of operating and maintenance procedures for a variety of generating equipment, motors, and related equipment. Knowledge of safety procedures for storing/disposing of a variety of hazardous materials. Ability to read, understand, and follow technical codes, guidelines, instructions associated with completing a variety of skilled electrical projects. DESIRABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING High School graduate with a minimum of 5 to 8 years experience in the electrical field. Master Electrician license preferred, Journeyman license required. NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENT : Must possess a valid Florida Driver's License Supplemental Information This is a designated "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 31, 2021
Full Time
Description This is a non-exempt position, which is responsible water safety work, providing the safest possible conditions for swimming pool patrons and bathers using the City's Aquatic Facility. An employee in this classification is responsible for the efficient and safe operation of the City's Aquatic Facility for the convenience and enjoyment of patrons. The work involves the prompt performance of emergency lifesaving and first aid tasks as occasions require, instruct swimming classes, and the care and maintenance of all equipment, pool deck, swimming pool and locker room facilities. The employee works under immediate supervision, exercising some initiative and independent judgment. Employees are hired as AT WILL employees that serve at the pleasure of the City and may be terminated at any time with or without cause. Examples of Duties Observes swimmers and performs rescues, CPR, AED, and First Aid when necessary. Communicate and enforces all rules, regulations and ordinances governing pool and pool activities to prevent accidents and maintain order, in a professional manner. Provides emergency care and treatment as required until the arrival of emergency medical services. Perform various maintenance duties as needed and/or directed to maintain a clean and safe facility. Instruct swimming classes for various age groups; instruct water safety classes, as required. Maintains a professional appearance and attitude at all times and carries out a high level of customer service. Attend scheduled in-service trainings Complete a monthly swim set by the Aquatic Manager Ability to proficiently pass announced or unannounced Audits Assists in preparation and clean-up of the aquatic facility in the event of major storms. Performs related work as required and as directed. Typical Qualifications Knowledge, capability, and conformability with American Red Cross life guarding, CPR, AED, and first aid skills. Knowledge of recognized swimming methods and the ability to teach swimming classes to various age groups. Ability to instruct individuals or groups of all ages in swim lessons and water safety courses. Knowledge of municipal rules and regulations related to the use of pool area and communicates the rules and regulation effectively to staff and patrons. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the general public. Ability to recognize potentially harmful situations and take immediate and appropriate action. Skill in the utilization of effective lifesaving methods. Ability to operate a City vehicle and possess the required license. Tools & Equipment Used: Safety and rescue equipment, small hand tools for minor pool maintenance, phone/walkie - talkie, chemical test kit, pool vacuum, brushes, electric pressure washer, and various pool cleaning materials. Physical Demands: Must be able to see, sit, stoop, kneel, stand, communicate, reach and manipulate objects. Lifeguards must be proficient swimmers and be able to perform proper rescue and first aid techniques. This position also requires the ability to maintain focus for multiple hours at a time in sunny, hot, humid conditions. Requirements Available to work a minimum of 24 hours per week Current American Red Cross certifications in: Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED Water Safety Instructor or be able to obtain within 1 year Ability to pass the Plantation Aquatic Complex Lifeguard Skills Test Complete and pass a Level 2 Background Screening as required by the State of Florida LiveScan Fingerprint Process Incumbents in this job class are required to undergo a Level 2 Background Screening as required by the State of Florida. The screening includes a photograph, fingerprint-based searches of criminal records nationally, and is performed using the electronic LiveScan process. Supplemental Information If the Applicant is under 18 years of age, an Emergency Medical Authorization for Those Under the Age of 18 must be submitted with their application. Click here Emergency Medical Authorization Form 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 31, 2021
Full Time
Description This is a non-exempt position, which is responsible water safety work, providing the safest possible conditions for swimming pool patrons and bathers using the City's Aquatic Facility. An employee in this classification is responsible for the efficient and safe operation of the City's Aquatic Facility for the convenience and enjoyment of patrons. The work involves the prompt performance of emergency lifesaving and first aid tasks as occasions require, instruct swimming classes, and the care and maintenance of all equipment, pool deck, swimming pool and locker room facilities. The employee works under immediate supervision, exercising some initiative and independent judgment. 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. This is a Will Call position. "Will-Call" status - Work when needed by the Aquatics Center. No set schedule. Employees are hired as AT WILL employees that serve at the pleasure of the City and may be terminated at any time with or without cause. Examples of Duties 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. If you have current American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor certification, can assist in instructing 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 familarity with American Red Cross lifeguarding, 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, 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 "Will-Call" status - Work when needed by the Parks and Recreation Department. No set repeating schedule. Hour scheduled on a "Will-Call" basis - work schedule will vary which can consist of days, evenings, weekends and/or holidays. Current American Red Cross certifications in: Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED Current American Red Cross certifications in: Water Safety Instructor 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 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 31, 2021
Full Time
Description This is general police work in the protection of life and property through the enforcement of laws and ordinances. Police Officers perform work in accordance with the departmental rules and regulations and receive assignments and instructions from police personnel of higher rank. All applicants must meet all requirements of the Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission and those of the Plantation Police Department. THE CITY OF PLANTATION WILL FACILITATE REQUIRED TESTING AFTER THE APPLICATION HAS BEEN SCREENED AND THE CANDIDATE HAS PASSED THE ORAL INTERVIEW. Typical Qualifications QUALIFICATIONS: To apply for the position of Police Officer (certified or non-certified) applicants MUST meet the following requirements: 1. Must be a U.S. citizen past the 21st birth date as of the date of application. 2. Currently possess, or be eligible to obtain, a Florida driver's license with an overall good driving record. No single suspension of driver's license within the past two (2) years and more than two (2) suspensions within the past five (5) year history (except if suspension was due to insurance error or clerk of court error). Any of the following convictions or admissions may be grounds for disqualification from the hiring process: *DUI or DWI *Leaving the scene of an accident (with or without injury) *Failure to report an accident involving injuries *Failure to render aid at an accident *Vehicular homicide *Fleeing or eluding a Police Officer *Reckless driving *Three (3) moving violations committed during any 12 month period within five (5) years of application date *More than 2 license suspensions during a 5 year period *Any more than 5 moving violations in past 5 years *An applicant who shows a history of "at fault" accidents *Any failure to disclose any Driver's License information without reasonable explanation 3. Associates Degree, or 60 semester hours (with minimum 2.0 GPA) or 90 quarter hours (with minimum 2.0 GPA) of college course work and/or an honorable discharge from service in the U.S. Armed Forces and/or related law enforcement work experience. 4. NEVER have been convicted of a felony or other crime, which would indicate a lack of good moral character. 5. If NOT Certified as a Police Officer with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement must possess a certification from another Federal or State Law Enforcement Agency. Candidates must provide state certification and academy curriculum . Candidates will be required to successfully pass the following tests given through Broward College Criminal Justice Institute or have done so with the listed time periods below: Criminal Justice Basic Abilities Test (CJ BAT Test) and achieve a passing score (within 4 years prior to application) Basic Motor Skills Test (within 6 months prior to application) Swim Test (no time limit) 6. If Certified as a Police Officer by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, Candidates must provide a copy of their FDLE certification. Candidates are required to successfully pass the following skills tests or have done so within the time periods listed below: Basic Motor Skills Test (within 6 months prior to application) Swim Test (no time limit) DOCUMENTS REQUIRED TO APPLY: (Applications, which do not include all documents specified below, WILL NOT be processed) 1. Birth Certificate 2. High School Diploma or G.E.D. certificate recognized by the State of Florida (G.E.D. transcript of test results required) 3. Social Security Card (with current name) 4. Driver's License (current name/address) 5. Applicant Background Information Form with notarized signature. Click here to download and complete the form. 6. 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; Police Dep artment 451 NW 70th Terrace 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 FDVA form 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 Education 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 31, 2021
Full Time
Description This is general police work in the protection of life and property through the enforcement of laws and ordinances. Police Officers perform work in accordance with the departmental rules and regulations and receive assignments and instructions from police personnel of higher rank. All applicants must meet all requirements of the Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission and those of the Plantation Police Department. $24.03 per hour plus overtime while attending Police Academy Upon Certification $58,822.40 - $94,016.00 a year. Typical Qualifications To apply for the position of Police Officer (non-certified) applicants MUST meet the following requirements: 1. Must be a U.S. citizen past the 21st birth date as of the date of application. 2. Currently possess, or be eligible to obtain, a Florida driver's license with an overall good driving record. No single suspension of driver's license within the past two (2) years and more than two (2) suspensions within the past five (5) year history (except if suspension was due to insurance error or clerk of court error). Any of the following convictions or admissions may be grounds for disqualification from the hiring process: DUI or DWI Leaving the scene of an accident (with or without injury) Failure to report an accident involving injuries Failure to render aid at an accident Vehicular homicide Fleeing or eluding a Police Officer Reckless driving Three (3) moving violations committed during any 12 month period within five (5) years of application date More than 2 license suspensions during a 5 year period Any more than 5 moving violations in past 5 years An applicant who shows a history of "at fault" accidents Any failure to disclose any Driver's License information without reasonable explanation 3. Associates Degree, or 60 semester hours (with minimum 2.0 GPA) or 90 quarter hours (with minimum 2.0 GPA) of college course work from an accredited college or university and/or an honorable discharge from service in the U.S. Armed Forces and/or related law enforcement work experience. 4. NEVER have been convicted of a felony or other crime, which would indicate a lack of good moral character. 5. Required to take and successfully pass the following tests given through Broward College Criminal Justice Institute: Criminal Justice Basic Abilities Test (CJ BAT Test) and achieve a passing score (Taken within four years of application) Basic Motor Skills Test (within 6 months of application) Swim Test 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. Social Security Card (with current name) 4. Driver's License (current name/address) 5. 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. 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, upon request: 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, Police Department, 451 NW 70 Terrace , 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 Education 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 31, 2021
Full Time
Description Under direct supervision of the Chief Electrical Control Technician, the incumbent installs and maintains all hardware and software for process control computers located in the water and wastewater treatment facilities. Duties include complex problem resolution for hardware and software, with additional emphasis pertaining to systems associated with process control and Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition System(SCADA). Knowledge in the installation and troubleshooting of electrical control systems and instrumentation. Ability to apply electrical theory, principles of electrical circuits , and electrical testing procedures. Build, test, troubleshoot , and repair electrical equipment. Troubleshoot digital I/O, analog I/O, remote I/O, controller, power supply, and related problems. Operates, troubleshoots, and repairs PLCs, RTUs and associated inputs/outputs. . An employee in this class is responsible for participating in complex computer and data systems development, implementation, maintenance. Responsibilities include defining problems and systems objectives, documentation of fact-finding, and analysis of results. An employee in this class is responsible for participating in complex computer and data communications systems development, implementation, maintenance and tasks. Responsibilities include defining problems and systems objectives, documentation of fact-finding, analysis of results, cost analysis and conveyance of data process acceptability. Incumbents exercise independent judgment in the interpretation and integration of a broad range of administrative policies, rules and regulations relative to the application of the computer control systems, subject to directive and review by the Controls Systems Engineer. Work is reviewed through reports and observation of the operational success of the computer control systems 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 Installs, programs, inspects, troubleshoots, and adjusts electrical and mechanical equipment, instrumentation, and related information systems. Knowledge of the principles, theory, practices, materials, tools and equipment of the industrial electrical trade. Knowledge of the general principles of telemetry equipment, chemical feed equipment, and instrumentation. Knowledge of occupational hazards and ability to apply appropriate safety precautions in electrical work, including work with high voltages. Skill in the use of tools utilized in the electrical trade. Ability to calibrate, test and detect defects in electronic equipment, devices, and systems. Ability to install and troubleshoot electrical control panels. Ability to read and interpret specifications, blueprints, diagrams, schematics and equipment manuals. Ability to maintain complete, legible records and make reports and sketches. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees, supervisors and the public. Ability to establish and maintain effective and professional relationships with work colleagues, supervisors, managers and the public. Ability to troubleshoot Allen Bradly PLC hardware. Basic Knowledge on troubleshooting Allen Bradley PLC with ladder logic and relay logic. Troubleshoot digital I/O, analog I/O, remote I/O, controller, power supply, and noise related problems. Operates PLCs, RTUs and associated inputs/outputs; operates VFDs; performs telecommunications networking Performs tests and maintenance on mechanical, electrical, and instrumentation equipment; interprets readings and outputs of equipment; ensures proper functioning of equipment and related information systems. Reviews operator's manuals and other established guidelines; ensures equipment and information systems are operated in accordance with established guidelines. Ensures proper operation of SCADA system; identifies and troubleshoots issues pertaining to SCADA system. Perform related work as required for this position description. Typical Qualifications Ability to perform training based on established techniques. Knowledge of systems analysis and design techniques. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, the City's management team and the general public. Knowledge of the design, capabilities, operation, and cost effectiveness of computer hardware and software utilized by business applications. Knowledge of computer programming utilizing the Visual Basic and "C" language. Ability to delineate application and operational problems and develop solutions. Knowledge of data communication and database management concepts. Skill in the detection of computer program and equipment malfunctions. Ability to communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing. Ability to establish operational goals and priorities. Ability to establish and maintain effective and professional relationships with work colleagues, supervisors, managers and the public. DESIRABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING Associate's Degree, plus two (2) year's experience in supporting IBM compatible microcomputer hardware and software systems including DOS, and Windows operating systems, Local Area Networks, Proficiency in Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access) , and programming in Microsoft Visual Basic. Bachelor's degree preferred. Any education and experience or an equivalent combination of training and experience may be substituted for the above requirements. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
CITY OF PLANTATION, FLORIDA 400 Northwest 73rd Avenue, Plantation, Florida 33317, USA
Oct 31, 2021
Full Time
Description This is a non-exempt position, which is responsible recreation work supervising and leading various age groups of children in planned organized activities. This is a Will Call position. Employees are hired as AT WILL employees that serve at the pleasure of the City and may be terminated at any time with or without cause. Examples of Duties Assist in the daily recreation activities of a group of children. Participate in all Kids' Day Off Program activities; assist with all major arts and crafts projects; and participate in special events. Maintain discipline and encourage compliance with Camp's safety rules and regulations. Administer basic first aid in the event of an injury. Travel by bus for field trips, ensuring the overall safety. Assist with the execution of special events. Report all perceived safety hazards to the supervisor immediately. Perform other related duties as required and as directed. Perform any assigned duty before, during, and after a declared emergency. Typical Qualifications Some knowledge of community recreation work. Some knowledge of first aid. Some knowledge of principles, techniques and equipment applicable to varied recreation programs. Ability to supervise and lead school age children in activities. Ability to provide leadership and direction during a variety of recreation activities. Ability to work flexible hours and assist with the execution of special events. Ability to understand and carry out instructions and to complete work assignments correctly. Ability to work during Broward County School scheduled teachers' workdays, planned holidays and special events. Ability to pass DCF Level 2 Background. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other City employees and the general public. DESIRABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING Graduation from a standard high school or possession of a G.E.D. certificate from a recognized issuing agency, supplemented by experience in leading recreation or other group activities; or any equivalent combination of education, experience or training may be considered. 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 31, 2021
Full Time
Description This is a non-exempt position, which is routine light manual labor at the City's tennis courts. An employee in this classification is responsible for disseminating information to the public, reception control and attendant duties at the City's tennis courts facilities. This is a Will-Call position. Must be able to work flexible schedule. May include evenings, holidays and weekends. "Will-Call" status - Work when needed by the Tennis Center. No set schedule. Employees are hired as AT WILL employees that serve at the pleasure of the City and may be terminated at any time with or without cause. Examples of Duties Assists the public in reserving tennis courts and enforcing reservation policies. Monitor tennis courts to ensure that all players are playing on assigned courts. Enforces all rules and regulations pertaining to the tennis court facilities. Receives incoming telephone calls, takes messages and provides information. Collects fees for tennis court use. Performs light to moderate maintenance of tennis courts, such as, operating an electric cart on clay courts, squeegee and sweep asphalt courts, check nets and tie down windscreens, etc. Clean and mop restrooms and maintains tennis facilities. This position does not have final procurement authority. Performs other related work as required and as directed. Typical Qualifications Knowledge and experience in recreational and tennis programs. Knowledge of all rules and regulations pertaining to the tennis area. Knowledge of proper telephone etiquette and procedures. Ability to work well with the public and children. Ability to work a flexible schedule to accommodate the facility's needs to assist in special events during the year. Ability to assist the public to reserve tennis courts. Ability to understand and carry out instructions and to complete work assignments. Ability to maintain facility for safety hazards and knowledge of proper use of safety practices. Ability to perform monetary transactions. Ability to set up and break down activities that take place at the facility. Ability to perform light to moderate custodial and maintenance duties. Ability to meet and deal with the general public and establish and maintain an effective working relationship with departmental officials and other municipal employees. DESIRABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING Experience in recreational and tennis programs. Any equivalent combination of experience and training may be considered. 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 31, 2021
Full Time
Description This is a non-exempt position, which is skilled work in the operation of a water plant on an assigned shift. Work involves responsibility for the operation of water plants and for the routine maintenance and servicing of equipment and machinery. Employees exercise some independent judgment in making adjustments to machinery, equipment and related control apparatus in accordance with established procedures and standards. Employees ordinarily work independently on an assigned shift and work is reviewed primarily through analysis of charts and reports. Unusual or major problems are reported to a supervisor and/or lead operator(s) as necessary. Employees are hired as AT WILL employees that serve at the pleasure of the City and may be terminated at any time with or without cause. Examples of Duties On an assigned shift, performs all required chemical analysis; inspects plant equipment and machinery to determine that all machinery is operating properly; takes samples of water at various stages of the treatment process; performs routine laboratory analysis to determine effectiveness of treatment procedures and records results; on the basis of sample results, adjusts control devices for processes to provide effective treatment; inspects and adjusts treatment plant equipment, as it relates to the facilities. Inspects recorders and meters, and make necessary adjustments to control the operations as required. Performs services and preventive maintenance on a variety of plant equipment and machinery; cleans and paints equipment; assists mechanics in major repairs and in installation work; performs general building maintenance and custodial work at plant. Instruct new operators in the standard operating procedures. Maintain log on process adjustment and prepares periodic summary reports of operations. Performs related work in a safe and efficient manner as required and as directed. This position does not have final procurement authority. Prepares chemical batches as needed for operation. Typical Qualifications Some knowledge of the general operation principles of electrical and mechanical equipment, similar to water treatment and pumping plant equipment and machinery. Some knowledge of the mechanical maintenance and lubrication requirements of the equipment operated. Knowledge of the occupational hazards of the trade and of proper use of safety practices. Ability to make minor repairs to equipment operated. Ability to accurately follow routine operating and recording procedures, and to understand and follow instructions. Ability to detect faulty operating characteristics in equipment or processes, and to institute remedial action. Ability to maintain detailed routine operating records. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other City employees, department officials, and the general public. DESIRABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING Graduation from a standard high school or vocational school with supplemental college level courses in water treatment or pollution control. Experience in the operation of electrical and mechanical equipment and machinery similar to that in a water treatment plant. Must possess a minimum of Class "C" Operator License (depending on discipline) from State of Florida Department of Environmental Protection. Supplemental Information This is a designated "Response" classification in the City's Emergency Operations Plan and will require the employee occupying this position to work for declared emergencies. Attendance at National Incident Management System (NIMS) training at the appropriate level is mandatory. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
CITY OF PLANTATION, FLORIDA 400 Northwest 73rd Avenue, Plantation, Florida 33317, USA
Oct 31, 2021
Full Time
Description This is a non-exempt position, which is manual skilled work in the care and maintenance of water lines, meters and all other aspects pertaining to a water distribution system. The work involves the operation of heavy equipment and tools, which are needed to make repairs to waterlines. Work is usually performed under the direction of a higher classification; however, constant supervision is not necessary for familiar tasks, which can be performed without difficulty. Position requires wearing a pager and employee is subject to call outs at anytime. Employees are hired as AT WILL employees that serve at the pleasure of the City and may be terminated at any time with or without cause. Examples of Duties Will install, maintain and repair lines, water meters and fire hydrants. Will perform preventive maintenance of lines, water meters and fire hydrants, etc. May operate various mechanical equipment used in maintenance and repair of water lines. May operate heavy equipment. May perform repairs at water plants. May assist on an as-needed basis in the installation, maintenance and repair of wastewater collection or treatment systems. This position does not have final procurement authority. Performs related work as required and as directed. Typical Qualifications Knowledge of maintenance and repair procedures for water distribution systems. Knowledge of proper sanitation procedures for water main repair. Knowledge of the occupational hazards of the trade and of proper use of safety procedures. Ability to operate equipment used for repair of water lines and water meters. Ability to understand and carry out instructions and to complete work assignments correctly. Ability to perform heavy manual labor for extended periods, often under hot and humid conditions. Ability to install, maintain and repair lines, water meters and fire hydrants. Ability to work a flexible work schedule, including call outs. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other City employees, department officials and the general public. DESIRABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING DESIRABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING Graduation from a standard high school or possess an acceptable G.E.D. certificate. One (1) year of experience performing all related work necessary to maintain a water distribution and metering system. Some plumbing experience expected, underground contracting experience preferred. MUST possess Water Distribution Technician Level III license issued by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection or acquire within two (2) years of employment in position. MUST possess ability to operate a City vehicle and hold or acquire Class "B" commercial driver's license (CDL) within six (6) months of employment in position. Supplemental Information This is a designated "Essential" classification in the City's Emergency Operations Plan and will require the employee occupying this position to work for declared emergencies. Attendance at National Incident Management System (NIMS) training at the appropriate level is mandatory. Closing Date/Time: Continuous