City of Boynton Beach

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City of Boynton Beach, FL Boynton Beach, Florida, United States
Sep 25, 2021
Full Time
Purpose of Classification The purpose of this classification is to perform engineering work for the development and review of public and utility infrastructure. The position is also responsible for managing design, bidding and construction services contracts with consulting engineers and contractors. Position will be filled at one of the following levels based on qualifications: Associate Engineer Salary Range: $58,656.00 - $87.984.00 Staff Engineer Salary Range: $61,92.60 - $92,892.80 Senior Engineer Salary Range: $68,473.60 - $102,710.40 Essential Functions ASSOCIATE ENGINEER The following duties and functions, as outlined herein, are intended to be representative of the type of tasks performed within this classification. They are not listed in any order of importance. The omission of specific statements of the duties or functions does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned. Reviews work requirements, status of work, and problems; assists with complex or problem situations; provides direction, advice, and technical expertise. Consults with division managers, director and other officials as needed to review activities, provide recommendations, resolve problems, and receive advice/direction. Coordinates work activities with those of other departments, contractors, consultants, outside agencies, or others as needed. Ensures close cooperation with the ITS Department to ensure that all control systems meet appropriate standards. Reviews, permits, and inspects new construction; reviews plans for improvement projects; manages construction projects; and prepares project construction schedules under the supervision of Senior Engineers or City Engineer. Coordinates procurement of equipment and contracted services; researches new products, systems, and materials; obtains pricing from contractors and suppliers; prepares specifications for materials, equipment, and services; writes, prepares, and reviews bid documents/specifications; recommends award of contracts; ensures contract compliance for all contracts and specifications. Compiles or monitors various administrative and statistical data pertaining to departmental operations; performs research as needed; makes applicable calculations; analyzes data and identifies trends; prepares or generates reports; maintains records. Prepares or completes various forms, reports, correspondence, plant operational reports, regulatory reports, change orders, specifications, permit applications, budget documents, performance appraisals, agenda items, or other documents. Receives various forms, reports, correspondence, requisitions, purchase orders, invoices, budget reports, equipment submittals, payroll sheets, vehicle maintenance requests, accident reports, operations reports, regulatory reports, production reports, quality analysis reports, engineering reports, contract documents, construction documents, engineering plans, electrical drawings, blueprints, specifications, master plans, comprehensive plans, union agreements, codes, regulations, standards, manuals, maps, reference materials, or other documentation; reviews, completes, processes, forwards or retains as appropriate. Responds to complaints and questions related to department operations; provides information, researches problems, and initiates problem resolution. Attends City commission meetings or other meetings; serves on committees as needed; presents information and presentations to community and other outside customer groups. Maintains a current knowledge of applicable laws/regulations; maintains an awareness of new trends and advances in the profession; reads professional literature; maintains professional affiliations; attends workshops and training sessions as appropriate. Performs other related duties as required. Utility Civil and Environmental Engineers perform the following functions: Assists in design, permitting and construction of water, wastewater, reuse and stormwater facilities and infrastructure. Utilizes hydraulic and hydrology computer models to develop simulations and scenarios for operational optimization and project design. Works with the senior staff and the regulatory agencies to develop and obtain required permits. Assists in design, permitting and construction of stormwater facilities and infrastructure. Coordinate and monitors utility inspection and locations staff activities Utility Electrical and Control Systems Engineers perform the following functions: Assists with the selection of control hardware and software to ensure adherence to the City's overall asset management strategy. Directs the installation of control equipment either as part of a major project or as manager of a control project. Develops and maintains control system standards such as Tag Naming, HMI Screen definition, Alarming, and the collection of online measurement data in a central Historian. Programs PLC's and SCADA systems both within the plant and at all remote pumping, storage or other utility systems, and maintains up to date copies and/or records of all control algorithms and programs. Trains both the electrical and instrument & control maintenance staff in the installation, calibration and planned maintenance of all online control equipment. Ensures that all control systems are providing and/or receiving all appropriate information from other elements of the asset management system, in particular the computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) and the laboratory information management system (LIMS). Ensures departmental compliance with all applicable codes, laws, rules, regulations, standards, policies and procedures; ensures adherence to established safety procedures; initiates any actions necessary to correct deviations or violations. Public Works Engineers perform the following functions: Reviews and approves site development plans to ensure they are in compliance with City Standards Assists in the design, permitting and construction of parks, roadway and city owned infrastructure. Assists in the design and installation of traffic control devices including signs, signals and roadway features Assists in the design, plan review, bidding and construction of City facilities. COMMUNICATION COMPETENCIES The ability to clearly communicate Department and City Goals, Policies, Strategic Plans and other key information to employees and peers using multiple communication platforms including e-mail and social media. Effectively communicates with supervisor, employees, other departments, contractors, engineers, utility companies, vendors, outside agencies, the public, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems. Accurately and expeditiously receives and delivers messages and information to the appropriate individuals. Ability to prepare accurate and thorough written records and reports. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions and to complete assigned tasks with minimal direction. Ability to understand and quickly and accurately follow brief oral and written instructions on moderately complex matters. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of road design and construction principles and practices as applied to the planning, design, construction, operation, and maintenance of municipal infrastructure. Knowledge of utility engineering and construction principles and practices as applied to the planning, design, construction, operation, and maintenance of water and wastewater treatment facilities. Knowledge and understanding of rules, regulations, and procedures concerning operations and maintenance of public and utility infrastructure.. Knowledge of regulatory permitting, reporting and operating requirements for utilities systems. Knowledge of designing standards for utility infrastructure. Knowledge of the capabilities and results of AutoCADD plans and Profile Drawings, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), and hydraulic modeling. Ability to use hydraulic and hydrology software models. Ability to articulate and convey presentations using multiple platforms, in a clear and concise manner. Ability to create clear and comprehensive reports. Ability to read and understand plans and specifications and determine engineering compliance, as specified in City, state, and local codes, ordinances, resolutions, regulations, standards, specifications, policies and procedures. Ability to conduct field inspections for engineering compliance as specified in City, state, and local codes, ordinances, resolutions, regulations, standards, specifications, policies and procedures. STAFF ENGINEER The following duties and functions, as outlined herein, are intended to be representative of the type of tasks performed within this classification. They are not listed in any order of importance. The omission of specific statements of the duties or functions does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned. Consults with assigned staff to review work requirements, status of work, and problems; assists with complex or problem situations; provides direction, advice, and technical expertise. Consults with division managers, director and other officials as needed to review activities, provide recommendations, resolve problems, and receive advice/direction. Coordinates work activities with those of other departments, contractors, consultants, outside agencies, or others as needed. Ensures close cooperation with the ITS Department to ensure that all control systems meet appropriate standards. Lead professional for the reviewing, permitting, and inspection of new construction; assists in reviewing plans for improvement projects; manages construction projects; and prepares project construction schedules under the supervision of Senior Engineers or City Engineer. Coordinates procurement of equipment and contracted services; researches new products, systems, and materials; obtains pricing from contractors and suppliers; prepares specifications for materials, equipment, and services; writes, prepares, and reviews bid documents/specifications; recommends award of contracts; ensures contract compliance for all contracts and specifications. Compiles or monitors various administrative and statistical data pertaining to departmental operations; performs research as needed; makes applicable calculations; analyzes data and identifies trends; prepares or generates reports; maintains records. Prepares or completes various forms, reports, correspondence, plant operational reports, regulatory reports, change orders, specifications, permit applications, budget documents, performance appraisals, agenda items, or other documents. Receives various forms, reports, correspondence, requisitions, purchase orders, invoices, budget reports, equipment submittals, payroll sheets, vehicle maintenance requests, accident reports, operations reports, regulatory reports, production reports, quality analysis reports, engineering reports, contract documents, construction documents, engineering plans, electrical drawings, blueprints, specifications, master plans, comprehensive plans, union agreements, codes, regulations, standards, manuals, maps, reference materials, or other documentation; reviews, completes, processes, forwards or retains as appropriate. Responds to complaints and questions related to department operations; provides information, researches problems, and initiates problem resolution. Attends City commission meetings or other meetings; serves on committees as needed; presents information and presentations to community and other outside customer groups. Maintains a current knowledge of applicable laws/regulations; maintains an awareness of new trends and advances in the profession; reads professional literature; maintains professional affiliations; attends workshops and training sessions as appropriate. Performs other related duties as required. Civil and Environmental Engineers perform the following functions: Responsible for design, permitting and construction of water, wastewater, reuse and stormwater facilities and infrastructure. Utilizes hydraulic and hydrology computer models to develop simulations and scenarios for operational optimization and project design. Works with the senior staff and the regulatory agencies to develop and obtain required permits. Electrical and Control Systems Engineers perform the following functions: Assists with the selection of control hardware and software to ensure adherence to the City's overall asset management strategy. Directs the installation of control equipment either as part of a major project or as manager of a control project. Develops and maintains control system standards such as Tag Naming, HMI Screen definition, Alarming, and the collection of online measurement data in a central Historian. Programs PLC's and SCADA systems both within the plant and at all remote pumping, storage or other utility systems, and maintains up to date copies and/or records of all control algorithms and programs. Trains both the electrical and instrument & control maintenance staff in the installation, calibration and planned maintenance of all online control equipment. Ensures that all control systems are providing and/or receiving all appropriate information from other elements of the asset management system, in particular the computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) and the laboratory information management system (LIMS). Ensures departmental compliance with all applicable codes, laws, rules, regulations, standards, policies and procedures; ensures adherence to established safety procedures; initiates any actions necessary to correct deviations or violations. Public Works Engineers perform the following functions: Reviews and approves site development plans to ensure they are in compliance with City Standards Responsible for the design, permitting and construction of parks, roadway and city owned infrastructure. Responsible for the design and installation of traffic control devices including signs, signals and roadway features Lead professional in the design, plan review, bidding and construction of City facilities. COMMUNICATION COMPETENCIES The ability to clearly communicate Department and City Goals, Policies, Strategic Plans and other key information to employees and peers using multiple communication platforms including e-mail and social media. Effectively communicates with supervisor, employees, other departments, contractors, engineers, utility companies, vendors, outside agencies, the public, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems. Accurately and expeditiously receives and delivers messages and information to the appropriate individuals. Ability to prepare accurate and thorough written records and reports. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions and to complete assigned tasks with minimal direction. Ability to understand and quickly and accurately follow brief oral and written instructions on moderately complex matters. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of road design and construction principles and practices as applied to the planning, design, construction, operation, and maintenance of municipal infrastructure. Knowledge of utility engineering and construction principles and practices as applied to the planning, design, construction, operation, and maintenance of water and wastewater treatment facilities. Knowledge and understanding of rules, regulations, and procedures concerning operations and maintenance of public and utility infrastructure.. Knowledge of regulatory permitting, reporting and operating requirements for utilities systems. Knowledge of designing standards for utility infrastructure. Knowledge of the capabilities and results of AutoCADD plans and Profile Drawings, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), and hydraulic modeling. Ability to use hydraulic and hydrology software models. Ability to articulate and convey presentations using multiple platforms, in a clear and concise manner. Ability to create clear and comprehensive reports. Ability to read and understand plans and specifications and determine engineering compliance, as specified in City, state, and local codes, ordinances, resolutions, regulations, standards, specifications, policies and procedures. Ability to conduct field inspections for engineering compliance as specified in City, state, and local codes, ordinances, resolutions, regulations, standards, specifications, policies and procedures. SENIOR ENGINEER The following duties and functions, as outlined herein, are intended to be representative of the type of tasks performed within this classification. They are not listed in any order of importance. The omission of specific statements of the duties or functions does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned. Consults with assigned staff to review work requirements, status of work, and problems; assists with complex or problem situations; provides direction, advice, and technical expertise. Consults with division managers, director and other officials as needed to review activities, provide recommendations, resolve problems, and receive advice/direction. Coordinates work activities with those of other departments, contractors, consultants, outside agencies, or others as needed. Ensures close cooperation with the ITS Department to ensure that all control systems meet appropriate standards. Directs the review, permitting, and inspection of new construction; Lead for the review of plans for utility and public works improvement projects; manages construction projects; and prepares project construction schedules. Coordinates procurement of equipment and contracted services; researches new products, systems, and materials; obtains pricing from contractors and suppliers; prepares specifications for materials, equipment, and services; writes, prepares, and reviews bid documents/specifications; recommends award of contracts; ensures contract compliance for all contracts and specifications. Compiles or monitors various administrative and statistical data pertaining to departmental operations; performs research as needed; makes applicable calculations; analyzes data and identifies trends; prepares or generates reports; maintains records. Prepares or completes various forms, reports, correspondence, plant operational reports, regulatory reports, change orders, specifications, permit applications, budget documents, performance appraisals, agenda items, or other documents. Receives various forms, reports, correspondence, requisitions, purchase orders, invoices, budget reports, equipment submittals, payroll sheets, vehicle maintenance requests, accident reports, operations reports, regulatory reports, production reports, quality analysis reports, engineering reports, contract documents, construction documents, engineering plans, electrical drawings, blueprints, specifications, master plans, comprehensive plans, union agreements, codes, regulations, standards, manuals, maps, reference materials, or other documentation; reviews, completes, processes, forwards or retains as appropriate. Responds to complaints and questions related to department operations; provides information, researches problems, and initiates problem resolution. Attends City commission meetings or other meetings; serves on committees as needed; presents information and presentations to community and other outside customer groups. Maintains a current knowledge of applicable laws/regulations; maintains an awareness of new trends and advances in the profession; reads professional literature; maintains professional affiliations; attends workshops and training sessions as appropriate. Performs other related duties as required. Civil and Environmental Engineers perform the following functions: Directs the design, permitting and construction of water, wastewater, reuse and stormwater facilities and infrastructure. Utilizes hydraulic and hydrology computer models to develop simulations and scenarios for operational optimization and project design. Works with management staff and the regulatory agencies to develop and obtain required permits. Electrical and Control Systems Engineers perform the following functions: Assists with the selection of control hardware and software to ensure adherence to the City's overall asset management strategy. Directs the installation of control equipment either as part of a major project or as manager of a control project. Develops and maintains control system standards such as Tag Naming, HMI Screen definition, Alarming, and the collection of online measurement data in a central Historian. Programs PLC's and SCADA systems both within the plant and at all remote pumping, storage or other utility systems, and maintains up to date copies and/or records of all control algorithms and programs. Trains both the electrical and instrument & control maintenance staff in the installation, calibration and planned maintenance of all online control equipment. Ensures that all control systems are providing and/or receiving all appropriate information from other elements of the asset management system, in particular the computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) and the laboratory information management system (LIMS). Ensures departmental compliance with all applicable codes, laws, rules, regulations, standards, policies and procedures; ensures adherence to established safety procedures; initiates any actions necessary to correct deviations or violations. Public Works Engineers perform the following functions: Responsible for and directs the design, permitting and construction of stormwater facilities and infrastructure. Reviews and approves site development plans to ensure they are in compliance with City Standards Responsible for and directs the design, permitting and construction of parks, roadway and City owned infrastructure. Responsible for and directs the design and installation of traffic control devices including signs, signals and roadway features Lead professional in the design, plan review, bidding and construction of City facilities. COMMUNICATION COMPETENCIES The ability to clearly communicate Department and City Goals, Policies, Strategic Plans and other key information to employees and peers using multiple communication platforms including e-mail and social media. Effectively communicates with supervisor, employees, other departments, contractors, engineers, utility companies, vendors, outside agencies, the public, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems. Accurately and expeditiously receives and delivers messages and information to the appropriate individuals. Ability to prepare accurate and thorough written records and reports. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions and to complete assigned tasks with minimal direction. Ability to understand and quickly and accurately follow brief oral and written instructions on moderately complex matters. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Thorough knowledge of road design and construction principles and practices as applied to the planning, design, construction, operation, and maintenance of municipal infrastructure. Thorough knowledge of utility engineering and construction principles and practices as applied to the planning, design, construction, operation, and maintenance of water and wastewater treatment facilities. Thorough knowledge and understanding of rules, regulations, and procedures concerning operations and maintenance of utilities systems. Thorough knowledge of regulatory permitting, reporting and operating requirements for utilities systems. Thorough knowledge of designing standards for public and utility infrastructure. Thorough knowledge of the capabilities and results of AutoCADD plans and Profile Drawings, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), and hydraulic modeling. Ability to use hydraulic and hydrology software models. Ability to articulate and convey presentations using multiple platforms, in a clear and concise manner. Ability to create clear and comprehensive reports. Ability to read and understand plans and specifications and determine engineering compliance, as specified in City, state, and local codes, ordinances, resolutions, regulations, standards, specifications, policies and procedures. Ability to conduct field inspections for engineering compliance as specified in City, state, and local codes, ordinances, resolutions, regulations, standards, specifications, policies and procedures. Minimum Qualifications ASSOCIATE ENGINEER MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Bachelor's degree in electrical, or civil engineering, or closely related field. Possess [or able to obtain within fourteen (14) days of hire] and maintain a valid Florida driver's license. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Two (2) years of experience in electrical or civil engineering, or closely related field, specifically pertaining to Utilities or Public works. STAFF ENGINEER MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Bachelor's degree in electrical, or civil engineering, or closely related field. Possession of the Professional Engineering (PE) Certification. Four (4) years of experience in electrical or civil engineering, or closely related field, specifically pertaining to Utilities or Public Works. One (1) year of supervisory experience in the realm of Utilities, Public Works or electrical engineering, or closely related field. Possess [or able to obtain within fourteen (14) days of hire] and maintain a valid Florida driver's license. SENIOR ENGINEER MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Bachelor's degree in electrical, or civil engineering, or closely related field. Possession of the Professional Engineer (PE) License Seven (7) years of experience in electrical or civil engineering, or closely related field, specifically pertaining to Utilities and Public Works. One (1) year of supervisory experience in the realm of Utilities, Public Works, or electrical engineering or a closely related field. Possess [or able to obtain within fourteen (14) days of hire] and maintain a valid Florida driver's license. Supplemental Information PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS / ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS Physical Ability: Tasks require the ability to exert light physical effort in sedentary to light work, but which may involve some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of light weight (10 pounds). Tasks may involve extended periods of time at a keyboard or work station. Sensory Requirements: Tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate colors or shades of colors, sounds, odor, depth, texture, and visual cues or signals. Tasks require the ability to communicate orally. Environmental Factors: Performance of essential functions may require exposure to adverse environmental conditions, such as dirt, dust, pollen, odors, wetness, humidity, rain, fumes, temperature and noise extremes, bright/dim light, machinery, vibrations, electric currents, traffic hazards, toxic agents, violence, disease, or pathogenic substances. The City of Boynton Beach, Florida, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S. C. 12101 et. seq.), the City of Boynton Beach will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. A review of this position has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties. All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements are subject to possible modifications to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent(s) will possess the abilities and aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat of significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. Requirements are representative of the minimum level of knowledge, skills, and ability. CAREER PATH ADVANCEMENT REQUIREMENTS The follow requirements must be met to advance to Staff Engineer: Possession of the Professional Engineering (PE) Certificate; Four (4) years of experience in electrical or civil engineering, or closely related field, specifically pertaining to utilities or public works. One (1) year of supervisory experience in the realm of Utilities, Public Works or electrical engineering, or closely related field. Recommendation from the Department Director. Must be reviewed by the Director of Human Resources and Risk Management and approved by the City Manager. The follow requirements must be met to advance to Senior Engineer: Possession of the Professional Engineering (PE) Certificate. Seven (7) years of experience in electrical or civil engineering, or closely related field, specifically pertaining to Utilities or Public Works. One (1) year of supervisory experience in the realm of Utilities, Public Works or electrical engineering or a closely related field. Recommendation from the Department Director. Must be reviewed by the Director of Human Resources and Risk Management and approved by the City Manager. VETERANS' PREFERENCE Certain servicemembers and veterans, and the spouses and family members of such servicemembers and veterans, receive preference and priority in the City's hiring process. Additionally, certain servicemembers may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements in employment by the City.
City of Boynton Beach, FL Boynton Beach, Florida, United States
Sep 25, 2021
Full Time
Purpose of Classification The following is the purpose for the Human Resources and Risk Coordinator I: The purpose of this classification is to assist with the administration of and support the day-to-day operations of the City's Human Resources and Risk Management functions and duties. This position reports directly to the Assistant Director, Human Resources and Risk Management. This position works in a highly functioning team environment, so an employee in this classification will receive work assignments, performance-related feedback, and training from any employee in the department who is at a Human Resources and Risk Coordinator II level or higher. An employee in this class performs administrative work in support of the City's Human Resources and Risk Management programs, staff and operations. Areas of assignment include, but are not necessarily limited to, full cycle recruitment; onboarding; benefits maintenance; training coordination; workers' compensation intake and reporting, incident reporting, FMLA intake; records management; and other Human Resources and Risk Management related functions. Employees in this classification are eligible for noncompetitive career ladder promotion to Human Resources & Risk Coordinator II after meeting the established Human Resources & Risk Coordinator II competencies and minimum requirements. The following is the purpose for the Human Resources and Risk Coordinator II: The purpose of this classification is to perform responsible and independent administrative work in support of the planning, organizing and implementing of the City's Human Resources and Risk Management programs under general supervision of the Human Resources Administrator and Director Human Resources and Risk Management. Areas of assignment include, but are not necessarily limited to, full cycle recruitment; onboarding; classification and compensation; benefits and leave administration; training; employee relations; labor relations; performance management; records management, workers' compensation; safety; claims administration; and other Human Resources and Risk Management related functions. Employees in this classification are eligible for noncompetitive career ladder promotion to Human Resources & Risk Coordinator III after meeting the established Human Resources & Risk Coordinator III competencies and minimum requirements. The following is the purpose for the Human Resources and Risk Coordinator III: The purpose of this classification is to perform skilled, analytical and highly responsible administrative work in the planning, organizing and implementing of the City's Human Resources and Risk Management programs under limited supervision of the Director, Human Resources and Risk Management. An employee in this class is required to exercise independent judgment and initiative in analyzing and providing recommendations regarding Human Resources and Risk Management functions. Areas of assignment include, but are not necessarily limited to, full cycle recruitment; onboarding; classification and compensation; benefits and leave management; training; employee relations; labor relations; performance management; records management, workers' compensation; safety; claims management; organizational development and other Human Resources and Risk Management related functions. Essential Functions The following duties and functions, as outlined herein, are intended to be representative of the type of tasks performed within this classification. They are not listed in any order of importance. The omission of specific statements of the duties or functions does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned. Essential functions of the Human Resources and Risk Coordinator I classification: Answers the telephone and greets visitors to the department; provides information, guidance, and assistance; takes and relays messages or directs calls/visitors to appropriate personnel; returns calls as necessary. Performs general clerical tasks and provides high level of customer service in support of overall department operations, which include greeting the public, fielding phone calls, copying documents, sending/receiving e-mailed, faxed and scanned documentation, shredding confidential or obsolete documents; logging, routing, and tracking of various Human Resources and Risk Management related documents. Operates a computer to enter, retrieve, review or modify data; verifies accuracy of entered data and makes corrections; utilizes word processing, spreadsheet, database, records management, e-mail, and other software programs. Utilizes various HRIS and RMIS programs and reporting. Establishes and maintains department databases, automated files, lists, and computer records; enters and updates data in databases, to include confidential information; researches and retrieves data from information systems; queries records and reports; and generates reports, lists and other documents from databases. Composes, edits, types and processes emails, letters, forms, correspondence, administrative forms, lists, spreadsheets, work orders, and a variety of reports including operational, program related reports; collects and/or compiles information for inclusion in surveys, reports, charts, forms and other documents; and creates mailing lists, forms and other resources to support clerical and administrative activities. Prepares folders; maintains files of department correspondence, program records, legal documents, and other documents; photocopies and files documents; distributes materials via mail, facsimile and other methods of transport; and requests information from other departments and/or parties as necessary to complete department records/files. Receives, dates and distributes incoming mail; and prepares outgoing mail. Performs full cycle recruitment and selection functions for assigned departments including scheduling, preparing and releasing job postings, screening applications, and communicating with applicants regarding status. Works with hiring managers to create assessments and to prepare and conduct interviews; administers assessments; conducts verifications of employment and reference checks; schedules and prepares documents for pre-employment physical and criminal history check appointments, and runs pre-employment reports. Creates, maintains, updates and archives recruitment documents and software records. Coordinates, implements, and facilitates on-boarding and new hire orientation; prepares packets for new hire orientation; prepares and sends on-boarding information to new hires; and assists with the preparation and facilitation of quarterly orientation programs. Assists in the maintenance of group insurance benefits for participants. Processes enrollments, changes, and terminations of participants in all benefit plans and programs. Assists with troubleshooting employee benefit claim issues or concerns. Assists with open enrollment and serves as a liaison between City employees, retirees, participants and plan providers. Reconciles monthly billing statements. Assists with the planning and coordinating of various events including the Benefits and Wellness Fair, career fairs, and employee recognition programs. Assists in the implementation of a variety of educational programs promoting wellness and preventive health approaches. Assists in coordination of leaves of absence and return to work in accordance with physician orders and applicable laws, policies, and procedures. Processes written and telephone request for employment/mortgage verification by retrieving information from computer and personnel records. Assists in the facilitation of staff development training and branding initiatives. Schedules participants into training sessions. Tracks participants and training records. Enters training records into database and maintains it. Attends conferences, committee meetings, and interdepartmental meetings relating to human resources and risk-related issues as required; makes speeches or presentations. Compiles or monitors various administrative and statistical data pertaining to human resource operations; performs research as needed; makes applicable calculations; analyzes data and identifies trends; prepares or generates reports; maintains records. Promptly scans documents into records management system, ensuring proper template is used and verifying accurate file maintenance. Properly and timely dispositions records. Maintains personnel files in compliance with applicable legal requirements. Periodically audits the database to ensure accuracy. Prepares and responds to Public Records Requests, including preparation and redaction of employee files for public viewing. Performs departmental financial functions including: new hire reporting, office procurement, 121 check requests, invoice processing and bill reconciliations. Receives various forms, reports, correspondence, employee activity reports, time records, personnel files, collective bargaining agreements, employment contracts, employee grievances, classification specifications, applicant data, criminal/background reports, drug testing results, medical documentation, insurance reports, salary surveys, agendas, meeting minutes, contracts, training materials, safety materials, budget reports, codes of ordinance, policies, procedures, rules, regulations, statutes, manuals, reference materials, or other documentation; reviews, completes, processes, forwards or retains as appropriate. Establishes and maintains effective and respectful professional relationships with City employees, the general public, industry professionals, and other government agencies. Responds to complaints and questions related to department operations; provides information, researches problems, and initiates problem resolution with customer-first focus. Receives and records citizen complaints; forwards complaints to appropriate department and/or staff for resolution; and tracks complaint resolution. Provides assistance to the Risk Management area; identifies department needs for limited duty assignments; assists in placing employees with restrictions; maintains various logs; manages and maintains Certificates of Insurance; requests information from City departments; and scans various correspondence and reports. Conducts and maintains motor vehicle records; collects and maintains files of Supervisors' Report of Incidents; prepares information for Incident Review Board; and maintains updated schedules for training classes. Submits invoices for processing to liability third party administrator (TPA) and prepares internal check requests (121). Assists with bill reconciliation and reports. Maintains understanding and current knowledge of applicable laws/regulations; maintains an awareness of new trends and advances in the profession; reads professional literature; maintains professional affiliations; attends workshops and training sessions as appropriate. Adheres to team and department rules and expectations. Performs moderately complex work under limited supervision and maintains professional discretion in processing matters of a sensitive or confidential nature from both a legal and ethical perspective. ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS Performs other duties as assigned. Essential functions of the Human Resources and Risk Coordinator II classification: Performs all functions in the Human Resources & Risk Coordinator I Classification. Performs maintenance and troubleshooting functions in support of the group insurance benefits for participants. Researches and troubleshoots employee benefit claims; provides assistance to employees with open enrollment and mid-year benefit changes; enters on-line benefit changes; and serves as a liaison between City employees, retirees, participants, plan providers and broker. Organizes and implements a variety of educational programs and events promoting wellness and preventive health approaches, including the annual Benefits, Safety and Wellness Fair. Attends conferences, committee meetings, and interdepartmental meetings relating to human resources issues as required; makes speeches or presentations. Coordinates Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave; verifies eligibility for FMLA leave; prepares packets of required forms and FMLA information for employees; ensures timely delivery of FMLA Notice of Eligibility and Rights & Responsibilities and the Designation Notice to employees in accordance with the law; ensures FMLA leave is recorded and tracked in payroll system; coordinates non-FMLA related leave of absences and return to work in accordance with physician orders and applicable laws, policies, and procedures. Coordinates requests for accommodation in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act as Amended (ADAAA). Establishes and maintains department databases, automated files, lists, and computer records; enters and updates data in databases, to include confidential information; researches and retrieves data from information systems; queries records and reports; and generates reports, lists and other documents from databases. Administers Human Resources and Risk Management Information Systems. Creates and manages user groups and other administrative user functions of programs. Documents, updates, and communicates processes. Trains other employees on effective and proper use of systems. Assists with compensation and classification studies; researches, analyzes and makes recommendations for position reclassifications and new positions. Updates classifications for approval and budget purposes. Responds to claims and coordinates payment for Reemployment Assistance (unemployment). Assists in facilitation of staff development training. Provides general support in functional areas of human resources and risk management to other department directors, managers, supervisors, and employees. Prepares or completes various forms, reports, correspondence, salary surveys, organizational reports, monthly reports, budgets, goals/objectives, or other documents. Prepares and maintains reports that are necessary to carry out the functions of the Human Resources and Risk Management department including periodic reports for management, as necessary or requested. Prepares end-of-month reports reflecting all new hires, terminations, and total employee count. Responds to and conducts various surveys related to the Human Resources and Risk Management function. Attends and assists with investigations in the area of employee relations; maintains confidentiality. Conducts exit interviews as requested. Reports results of interviews to Director, Human Resources and Risk Management. Performs duties in preparation for and participation in Union negotiations including contract comparisons, compiling and analyzing survey data, meeting postings, and meeting minutes. Receives, tracks, and compiles necessary documents to confirm receipt of grievance documents. Assists in preparation of discipline documentation; maintains and reports data on disciplinary actions. Receives, organizes, files, and appropriately responds to liability claims. Investigates reported incidents and inspects City property for safety hazards; reports findings to Manager, Human Resources and Risk and to Director, Human Resources and Risk Management. May facilitate Incident Review Board and Safety Committee meetings. Follows up with department directors, managers, supervisors, and employees on outcomes of meetings. Maintains comprehensive and current knowledge of applicable laws/regulations; maintains an awareness of new trends and advances in the profession; reads professional literature; maintains professional affiliations; attends workshops and training sessions as appropriate. Performs moderately complex work under limited supervision and maintains professional discretion in processing matters of a sensitive or confidential nature from both a legal and ethical perspective. Essential functions of the Human Resources and Risk Coordinator III classification: Performs all functions in the Human Resources & Risk Coordinator I and II Classifications. Performs all functions within the human resources and risk management program, including full cycle recruitment; onboarding; classification and compensation; benefits and leave management; training; employee relations; labor relations; performance management; records management, workers' compensation; safety; claims management; organizational development and other Human Resources and Risk Management related functions. Interprets, formulates, observes, and implements personnel policies, processes, procedures, and regulations to ensure consistency and legality of application. Performs classification and compensation analysis; recommends and develops updates and modifications based on results of analyses. Maintains the City's approved classification system; prepares recommendations for upgrades and reclassifications as required. Designs and conducts surveys as necessary. Participates in designing organizational development programs. Develops, coordinates, implements, and facilitates City-wide staff development and management training. Provides guidance in all functional areas of human resources and risk management to department directors, managers, supervisors, and employees. Prepares and reviews documented discipline. Attends disciplinary meetings. Performs employee relations activities, such as assisting in the grievance process, interpreting collective bargaining provisions, investigating and responding to complaints or charges filed against the City through internal grievances or external agencies. Responds to reemployment assistance notices, prepares, coordinates, and may participate in appeals hearings process. Performs technical and professional work administering Risk Management functions including liability claims adjustment and daily workers' compensation administration. Plans, coordinates, monitors and participates in all phases of risk management and loss control functions. Coordinates the workers' compensation process including intake, incident report tracking and analysis; Incident Review Board (IRB), Safety Committee, inspections, and safety prevention initiatives. Attends mediations when requested. Conducts research and prepares costing data relative to current circumstances and policies in collective bargaining negotiations and labor related activities and participates in negotiations sessions. Compiles or monitors various administrative and statistical data pertaining to human resource operations; performs research as needed; makes applicable calculations; analyzes data and identifies trends; prepares or generates reports; and maintains records. Attends public meetings, hearings, conferences, committee meetings, board meetings, and interdepartmental meetings relating to human resources issues as required; makes speeches or presentations. Maintains thorough and current knowledge of applicable laws/regulations; maintains an awareness of new trends and advances in the profession; reads professional literature; maintains professional affiliations; attends workshops and training sessions as appropriate. Performs moderately complex to highly analytical work under limited supervision and maintains professional discretion in processing matters of a sensitive or confidential nature from both a legal and ethical perspective. Minimum Qualifications Minimum and preferred qualifications for Human Resources and Risk Coordinator I classification: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Bachelor Degree from an accredited college or university in human resources management, industrial psychology, public administration, business administration, or closely-related field; and One (1) year of experience working in a human resources and/or risk management department with exposure to at least three (3) of the following functional areas of human resources and risk management: recruiting, onboarding, benefits, payroll, training, employee relations, labor relations, performance management, workers' compensation, safety, claims administration, and process and policy administration; and Must satisfactorily demonstrate to hiring committee that proficient communications, decision-making, planning, presentation, and leadership skills are evident and that management and organizational culture philosophies are aligned with those desired by the City Manager; and Possess (or obtain within fourteen (14) days of hire) and maintain a valid Florida driver's license. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Minimum Qualifications for education and experience must be met before consideration of the following Preferred Qualifications: Master Degree from an accredited college or university in human resources management, industrial psychology, public administration, or business administration. One (1) year of experience working in a human resources and/or risk management department with exposure to at least three (3) of the following functional areas of human resources and risk management: recruiting, onboarding, benefits, payroll, training, employee relations, labor relations, performance management, workers' compensation, safety, claims administration, and process and policy administration. Previous municipal or county experience preferred. Minimum and preferred qualifications for Human Resources and Risk Coordinator II classification: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Bachelor Degree from an accredited college or university in human resources management, industrial psychology, public administration, business administration, or closely-related field; and Two (2) years of progressively responsible experience working in a human resources and risk management department of a municipality or government entity with exposure to at least four (4) of the following functional areas of human resources: full cycle recruitment; onboarding; classification and compensation; benefits and leave administration; training; employee relations; labor relations; performance management; records management, workers' compensation; safety; and claims administration; and Must satisfactorily demonstrate to hiring committee that proficient communications, decision-making, planning, presentation, and leadership skills are evident and that management and organizational culture philosophies are aligned with those desired by the City Manager; and Must attain US Department of Labor OSHA 10 Hour Card for General Industry within six (6) months in position; and Must have completed approved courses in Conducting Incident Investigations; and Must be currently pursuing CLRP Certification and attain certification within twelve (12) months in position; and Attain IPMA-CP Certification within twelve (12) months in position; and Possess (or obtain within fourteen (14) days of hire) and maintain a valid Florida driver's license. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Minimum Qualifications for education and experience must be met before consideration of the following Preferred Qualifications: Master Degree from an accredited college or university in human resources management, industrial psychology, public administration, business administration. CLRP certification. IPMA-CP certification. ARM certification. Minimum and preferred qualifications for Human Resources and Risk Coordinator III classification: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Bachelor degree from an accredited college or university in human resources management, risk management, industrial psychology, public administration, business administration, or related field and four (4) years of progressively responsible experience working in a human resources and risk management department of a municipality or government entity with exposure to at least six (6) of the following functional areas of human resources and risk management: full cycle recruitment; onboarding; classification and compensation; benefits and leave management; training; employee relations; labor relations; performance management; records management, workers' compensation; safety; claims management; organizational development and other Human Resources and Risk Management related functions; and Must satisfactorily demonstrate to hiring committee that proficient communications, decision-making, planning, presentation, and leadership skills are evident and that management and organizational culture philosophies are aligned with those desired by the City Manager; and Possession and maintenance of US Department of Labor OSHA 10 Hour Card for General Industry; and Possession and maintenance of CLRP Certification; and Possession and maintenance of IPMA-CP Certification; and Attain ARM Certification within thirty-six (36) months in position; and Possess (or obtain within fourteen (14) days of hire) and maintain a valid Florida driver's license. Supplemental Information Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities for Human Resources and Risk Coordinator I Knowledge of administrative policies and procedures. Knowledge of general insurance claims and safety programs. Ability to learn and demonstrate knowledge of human resources and risk management policies, practices and procedures. Demonstrated ability to provide high quality customer service. Demonstrated ability to evaluate issues and recommend reasonable solutions. Ability to accurately, effectively, and respectfully communicate digitally, orally, and in writing. Ability to accurately perform general and specific clerical and administrative functions. Ability to operate computers utilizing Microsoft Office programs, human resources and risk management systems, and records management systems. Ability to accurately reconcile information contained on reports. Ability to effectively assist staff with department operations. Ability to interface in a synergistic manner with other departments. Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective and harmonious working relationships with all persons interacted with during the performance of duties. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities for Human Resources and Risk Coordinator II Knowledge of federal, state, and local laws, ordinances, and regulations applicable to human resources and risk management. Knowledge of human resources and risk management policies, practices, procedures unique to the City. Knowledge of general insurance claims and safety programs. Knowledge of and the ability to use all computer hardware and software programs related to area of assignment. Skilled at thoroughly researching and analyzing data, and reaching logical conclusions. Skill in effectively managing and completing multiple assignments in a fast-paced environment. Ability to provide high quality customer service. Ability to effectively communicate digitally, orally, and in writing. Ability to accurately perform general and specific clerical and administrative functions. Ability to accurately reconcile information contained on reports. Ability to thoroughly prepare for and successfully facilitate programs and events. Ability to reach consensus between individuals. Ability to quickly adapt to change. Skilled at investigating incidents and determining root causes. Ability to establish and maintain effective and harmonious working relationships with all persons interacted with during the performance of duties. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities for Human Resources and Risk Coordinator III: Thorough knowledge of federal, state, and local laws, ordinances, and regulations applicable to Human Resources and Risk Management. Knowledge of best practices in designing staff development and management training programs. Knowledge of general insurance, workers' compensation claims, and safety programs. Knowledge of the Florida PERC collective bargaining process and provisions. Skilled at researching, analyzing and reporting the results of classification and compensation studies. Skill in effectively managing and completing multiple assignments in a fast paced environment. Ability to provide high quality customer service. Ability to accurately and consistently interpret personnel policies, procedures and regulations. Ability to effectively communicate digitally, orally, and in writing. Ability to analyze data and identify trends. Ability to thoroughly prepare for and successfully facilitate programs and events. Ability to reach consensus between individuals. Ability to deal effectively across all levels of the organization. Ability to resolve conflicts between individuals or among groups. Ability to quickly adapt to change and keep a flexible approach to work. Ability to establish and maintain effective and harmonious working relationships with all persons interacted with during the performance of duties. PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS / ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS Physical Ability : Tasks require the ability to exert light physical effort in sedentary to light work, but which may involve some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of light weight (15 pounds). Tasks may involve extended periods of time at a keyboard or work station. Sensory Requirements : Some tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate sounds and visual cues or signals. Some tasks require the ability to communicate orally. Environmental Factors : Essential functions are regularly performed in usual office conditions with rare exposure to adverse environmental conditions. The City of Boynton Beach, Florida, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S. C. 12101 et. seq.), the City of Boynton Beach will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. A review of this position has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties. All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements are subject to possible modifications to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent(s) will possess the abilities and aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat of significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. Requirements are representative of the minimum level of knowledge, skills, and ability. VETERANS' PREFERENCE Certain servicemembers and veterans, and the spouses and family members of such servicemembers and veterans, receive preference and priority in the City's hiring process. Additionally, certain servicemembers may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements in employment by the City.
City of Boynton Beach, FL Boynton Beach, Florida, United States
Sep 25, 2021
Part Time
Purpose of Classification The purpose of this classification is to perform manual and unskilled work as part of a crew engaged in maintenance and upkeep of public works and solid waste routes. Work is physical in nature and under the direct supervision of a Crew Supervisor or Solid Waste Supervisor. Essential Functions The following duties and functions, as outlined herein, are intended to be representative of the type of tasks performed within this classification. They are not listed in any order of importance. The omission of specific statements of the duties or functions does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned. Operates City-owned equipment to include City vehicle, cart repair truck and other equipment in the daily performance of duties; adheres to all local, state and federal safety regulations. Maintains specified route(s) for solid waste to collect and load refuse containers into truck; directs driver when backing up truck; cleans up spills and debris from ground; cleans out truck at end of shift. Cleans up swales; removes debris, and trash as needed; picks up trash, leafs, and tree limbs from the sides of the roads, residential and commercial properties, City properties, vacant lots, right of ways, etc. Performs miscellaneous assignments including assisting in other departments, assembling & breaking down garbage carts, performs general maintenance and cleaning & maintaining traffic control around worksites. Picks up trash and debris in and around buildings and grounds; empties trash containers and receptacles; removes and disposes of trash according to City policy, such as garbage, trash and curbside recycling materials. Participates in other departmental projects and activities as directed; performs basic and semi-skilled labor as appropriate to assist in completion of maintenance, upkeep, picks up paper, limbs, and other debris; uses hand tools and operates motorized tools as necessary to complete assigned task; and manually loads, moves, and arranges materials. ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS Participates in emergency-related operations such as flood and hurricane debris removal. Assists the Solid Waste workers in preventive maintenance of equipment and performs routine checks of fluid levels, etc. Performs a wide range of laboring tasks as designated under the category of Crew Worker. Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications High school diploma or valid equivalent; One (1) year of previous experience involving manual labor, construction, solid waste, or a closely related area; and Must possess and maintain a valid Class E Florida driver's license. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS One (1) year of previous experience in solid waste/sanitation; Possess and maintain a valid State of Florida Commercial Driver's License (CDL). Supplemental Information Effectively communicates with supervisor, employees, other departments, contractors, companies, vendors, outside agencies, the public, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems. Accurately and expeditiously receives and delivers messages and information to the appropriate individuals. Ability to prepare accurate and thorough written records and reports. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions and to complete assigned tasks with minimal supervisory direction. Ability to understand and quickly and accurately follow brief oral and written instructions on moderately complex matters. Ability to establish and maintain harmonious working relationships with Supervisor, customers, other employees, other departments, other governmental and regulatory agencies, and the general public as needed. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of tools, methods, and materials used in general Solid Waste work, pickup of various types of debris, garbage carts, and recycle bins. Skill in the use of standard equipment and hand tools used in the assigned area. Ability to perform heavy manual labor for extended periods as required by work assignments, and in occasionally adverse weather conditions. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions; interact with supervisors, co-workers, other departments, public, outside agencies. Physical and Sensory Requirements / Environmental Factors Physical Ability : Tasks require the ability to exert heavy physical effort in heavy work, with greater emphasis on climbing and balancing, but typically also involving some combination of stooping, kneeling, crouching, and crawling, and the lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling of objects and materials 50 pounds. May occasionally involve heavier objects and materials (50 pounds). Sensory Requirements : Tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate sounds, depth, and visual cues or signals. Tasks require the ability to communicate orally. Environmental Factors : Performance of essential functions may require exposure to adverse environmental conditions, such as dirt, dust, pollen, odors, wetness, humidity, rain, temperature and noise extremes, machinery, vibrations, traffic hazards, and toxic agents. The City of Boynton Beach, Florida, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S. C. 12101 et. seq.), the City of Boynton Beach will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. A review of this position has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties. All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements are subject to possible modifications to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent(s) will possess the abilities and aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat of significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. Requirements are representative of the minimum level of knowledge, skills, and ability. VETERANS' PREFERENCE Certain servicemembers and veterans, and the spouses and family members of such servicemembers and veterans, receive preference and priority in the City's hiring process. Additionally, certain servicemembers may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements in employment by the City.
City of Boynton Beach, FL Boynton Beach, Florida, United States
Sep 24, 2021
Temporary
Purpose of Classification The purpose of this classification is to perform manual and unskilled work as part of a crew engaged in maintenance and upkeep of public works and solid waste routes. Work is physical in nature and under the direct supervision of a Crew Supervisor or Solid Waste Supervisor. Essential Functions The following duties and functions, as outlined herein, are intended to be representative of the type of tasks performed within this classification. They are not listed in any order of importance. The omission of specific statements of the duties or functions does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned. Operates City-owned equipment to include City vehicle, cart repair truck and other equipment in the daily performance of duties; adheres to all local, state and federal safety regulations. Maintains specified route(s) for solid waste to collect and load refuse containers into truck; directs driver when backing up truck; cleans up spills and debris from ground; cleans out truck at end of shift. Cleans up swales; removes debris, and trash as needed; picks up trash, leafs, and tree limbs from the sides of the roads, residential and commercial properties, City properties, vacant lots, right of ways, etc. Performs miscellaneous assignments including assisting in other departments, assembling & breaking down garbage carts, performs general maintenance and cleaning & maintaining traffic control around worksites. Picks up trash and debris in and around buildings and grounds; empties trash containers and receptacles; removes and disposes of trash according to City policy, such as garbage, trash and curbside recycling materials. Participates in other departmental projects and activities as directed; performs basic and semi-skilled labor as appropriate to assist in completion of maintenance, upkeep, picks up paper, limbs, and other debris; uses hand tools and operates motorized tools as necessary to complete assigned task; and manually loads, moves, and arranges materials. Delivers garbage and recycle carts to Solid Waste customers. Performs regular maintenance on sanitation equipment including washing, lubing, and greasing. ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS Participates in emergency-related operations such as flood and hurricane debris removal. Assists the Solid Waste workers in preventive maintenance of equipment and performs routine checks of fluid levels, etc. Performs a wide range of laboring tasks as designated under the category of Crew Worker. Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications One (1) year of previous experience in solid waste/sanitation. Possess and maintain a valid State of Florida Commercial Driver's License (CDL), including appropriate endorsements. Supplemental Information COMMUNICATION COMPETENCIES Effectively communicates with supervisor, employees, other departments, contractors, companies, vendors, outside agencies, the public, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems. Accurately and expeditiously receives and delivers messages and information to the appropriate individuals. Ability to prepare accurate and thorough written records and reports. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions and to complete assigned tasks with minimal supervisory direction. Ability to understand and quickly and accurately follow brief oral and written instructions on moderately complex matters. Ability to establish and maintain harmonious working relationships with Supervisor, customers, other employees, other departments, other governmental and regulatory agencies, and the general public as needed. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of tools, methods, and materials used in general Solid Waste work, pickup of various types of debris, garbage carts, and recycle bins. Skill in the use of standard equipment and hand tools used in the assigned area. Ability to perform heavy manual labor for extended periods as required by work assignments, and in occasionally adverse weather conditions. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions; interact with supervisors, co-workers, other departments, public, outside agencies. PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS / ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS Physical Ability : Tasks require the ability to exert heavy physical effort in heavy work, with greater emphasis on climbing and balancing, but typically also involving some combination of stooping, kneeling, crouching, and crawling, and the lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling of objects and materials 50 pounds. May occasionally involve heavier objects and materials (50 pounds). Sensory Requirements : Tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate sounds, depth, and visual cues or signals. Tasks require the ability to communicate orally. Environmental Factors : Performance of essential functions may require exposure to adverse environmental conditions, such as dirt, dust, pollen, odors, wetness, humidity, rain, temperature and noise extremes, machinery, vibrations, traffic hazards, and toxic agents. The City of Boynton Beach, Florida, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S. C. 12101 et. seq.), the City of Boynton Beach will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. A review of this position has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties. All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements are subject to possible modifications to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent(s) will possess the abilities and aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat of significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. Requirements are representative of the minimum level of knowledge, skills, and ability. VETERANS' PREFERENCE Certain servicemembers and veterans, and the spouses and family members of such servicemembers and veterans, receive preference and priority in the City's hiring process. Additionally, certain servicemembers may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements in employment by the City.
City of Boynton Beach, FL Boynton Beach, Florida, United States
Sep 24, 2021
Full Time
Purpose of Classification The purpose of this classification is to drive and operate all Solid Waste vehicles and act in a lead capacity in carrying out tasks and assignments. Essential Functions The following duties and functions, as outlined herein, are intended to be representative of the type of tasks performed within this classification. They are not listed in any order of importance. The omission of specific statements of the duties or functions does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned. Oversees, provides guidance on, and conducts pre-trip and post-trip inspections. Coordinates and oversees work activities for smaller, routine tasks or components of larger tasks within area of specialty; provides direction, guidance and technical assistance to crewmembers; organizes, prioritizes, assigns, and oversees work; monitors status of work in progress and inspects completed work. Assists in training new employees; demonstrates proper work methods and procedures; familiarizes new employees with work area, location of supplies, departmental policies, etc.; and trains new employees in the technical aspects of work functions. Keeps supervisors informed of all work performed and progress of tasks; reports all problems and concerns regarding staff, daily task assignments, equipment or other items relating to work performed; completes all appropriate paperwork; and complies with policies and procedures relating to operations. Ensures safety of all employees working in the field by performing observation behavior assessments to prevent accidents, injuries or property damages, and to ensure public safety. Operates all Level I, II, III and IV Equipment Operator trucks as assigned (rear load, EVO, rear load recycle, Scow body, street sweeper, over-the-top recycle, bulk trash rear steer, cherry picker, automated side load, commercial front load and roll off trucks). Obeys all traffic laws and safety guidelines; monitors other operators to ensure safe operation of equipment and usage of personal protective equipment (PPE) as required. Performs accommodation service requirements of garbage carts, pails and bags pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) as required. ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS Performs essential functions normally performed by Equipment Operator Trainee, and Level I, II, III and IV operators as needed, to complete division or departmental workload. Works with other divisions on emergency calls. Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications High school diploma or valid equivalent; Possession of an Associate's or Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, computer Science, Engineering, Public Administration or in a closely related field may substitute for two (2) years of functional area experience; Ten (10) years of experience in Solid Waste Sections Residential Waste Manual, Residential Waste Bulk/Trash, Residential Waste Automated, and Commercial Waste; Must have completed a written test to evaluate the knowledge of Equipment Operator V functions and obtain a minimum score of 80%; Must complete eight (8) hours of lead training (acceptable training venues include classroom and/or computer-based training, and training received via mentoring by the Solid Waste Supervisor and/or Manager) within six (6) months of hire; Must possess and maintain a valid State of Florida Class B Commercial Driver's License (CDL). Must complete the following within ninety (90) days of hire: 30-Hour OSHA General Industry Card FEMA IS-552: The Public Works Role in Emergency Management course and successfully pass exam; FEMA IS-558: Public Works and Disaster Recovery course and successfully pass exam; Lock Out Tag Out Certificate Supplemental Information COMMUNICATION COMPETENCIES Effectively communicates with supervisor, employees, other departments, contractors, engineers, utility companies, vendors, outside agencies, the public, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems. Accurately and expeditiously receives and delivers messages and information to the appropriate individuals. Ability to prepare accurate and thorough written records and reports. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions and to complete assigned tasks with minimal supervisory direction. Ability to understand and quickly and accurately follow brief oral and written instructions on moderately complex matters. Ability to establish and maintain harmonious working relationships with Supervisor, customers, other employees, other departments, governmental and regulatory agencies, and the general public. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of the operational characteristics of the solid waste equipment. Knowledge of safe driving techniques and the occupational hazards of operating Solid Waste equipment. Knowledge of solid waste standards, practices and procedures. Knowledge of the proficient operation of all vehicles and equipment used by all Equipment Operator levels. Knowledge of and the ability to detect mechanical issues with the equipment. Skilled at driving all Solid Waste vehicles. Skill in maneuvering in and around traffic, parked cars, employees, equipment, and other obstacles. Ability to correctly demonstrate proper work methods and procedures when training employees. Ability to identify and report issues concerning safety, employee adherence to safe working practices and customer service. Ability to perform autonomous work in the absence of a Supervisor using quick, discretionary decision making. Ability to effectively interact with supervisors, co-workers, other departments, the public, and outside agencies in a courteous manner. Ability to use and navigate routes electronically through an onboard computer system to complete tasks. PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS / ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS Physical Ability : Tasks require the ability to exert physical effort in heavy work, with greater emphasis on lifting, pulling and pushing, but typically also involving some combination of bending, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and crawling, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling of objects and materials (25 pounds). May occasionally involve heavier objects and materials (up to 50 pounds). Sensory Requirements : Some tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate colors or shades of colors, sounds, odor, depth, and visual cues or signals. Tasks require the ability to communicate orally. Environmental Factors : Performance of essential functions may require exposure to adverse environmental conditions, such as dirt, dust, pollen, odors, wetness, humidity, rain, fumes, temperature and noise extremes, machinery, vibrations, traffic hazards, and toxic agents. The City of Boynton Beach, Florida, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S. C. 12101 et. seq.), the City of Boynton Beach will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. A review of this position has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties. All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements are subject to possible modifications to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent(s) will possess the abilities and aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat of significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. Requirements are representative of the minimum level of knowledge, skills, and ability. VETERANS' PREFERENCE Certain servicemembers and veterans, and the spouses and family members of such servicemembers and veterans, receive preference and priority in the City's hiring process. Additionally, certain servicemembers may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements in employment by the City.
City of Boynton Beach, FL Boynton Beach, Florida, United States
Sep 24, 2021
Full Time
Purpose of Classification The purpose of this classification is to perform semi-skilled general trades work associated with maintenance and repair of City buildings, equipment, and related facilities. Essential Functions The following duties and functions, as outlined herein, are intended to be representative of the type of tasks performed within this classification. They are not listed in any order of importance. The omission of specific statements of the duties or functions does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned. Performs general maintenance and repair work on City buildings, equipment, and related facilities; assists in performing skilled, semi-skilled, and manual work functions involving building remodeling, electrical, plumbing, mechanical, and painting projects. Ensures that remodeling work, maintenance work, and operation of buildings, equipment, and systems are in compliance with applicable laws and regulations. Performs various building remodeling tasks, such as repairing building structures, installing portable walls, repairing holes in concrete walkways, mixing/pouring cement, repairing roof leaks, painting interior/exterior surfaces, installing/repairing fences, or installing hurricane shutters. Performs various electrical tasks, such as troubleshooting electrical problems, testing circuits, repairing electrical equipment, repairing air conditioning units, installing electrical fixtures, installing electrical conduit, running wires/cables, installing telephone jacks, replacing bulbs/batteries, or recycling lamps/bulbs. Performs various plumbing tasks, such as installing/repairing appliances/equipment, installing/repairing plumbing fixtures, installing/repairing backflow valves, repairing plumbing leaks, clearing water lines and drains, installing/repairing sewer lines, cleaning sewer drain traps, maintaining swimming pools, or cutting pipes. Performs various welding work, which may include cutting metal or fabricating metal parts/components. Performs various painting tasks, such as preparing surfaces for painting, sanding surfaces, pressure washing surfaces, applying paint to surfaces using brush or sprayer, repairing painted surfaces, removing graffiti, measuring paint projects, or moving/rearranging furniture. Performs various general/manual work tasks associated with department/City projects, which may include installing appliances/equipment, moving furniture, climbing ladders, hanging holiday banners, digging holes/trenches, or lifting/moving heavy materials. Operates a variety of machinery, equipment, and tools associated with department projects, which may include a utility vehicle, lift truck, electrical lift, hydraulic lift, generator, compressor, vacuum filter, drill, welding torch, welding machine, sander, pressure cleaner, paint sprayer, ladder, shovel, pick axe, saws, pipe cutter, plumbing wrench, vacuum cleaner, backflow valve tester, gauges, meters, carpentry tools, plumbing tools, electrician tools, painting tools, mechanic tools, and diagnostic instruments. Inspects/tests machinery, equipment, and parts for proper operations; makes adjustments, repairs or replacements; reports problem situations. Performs general cleaning/maintenance tasks necessary to keep equipment and tools in operable condition, which may include inspecting equipment, checking/replacing fluids, greasing equipment, washing/cleaning equipment, cleaning project work areas, and cleaning shop; monitors equipment operations to maintain efficiency and safety; reports faulty equipment. Gathers necessary equipment, tools, parts, or supplies to conduct projects; initiates orders for new or replacement materials; transports, loads and unloads equipment and materials used in projects. Follows safety procedures, utilizes safety equipment, and monitors work environment to ensure safety of employees and other individuals. Prepares or completes various forms, reports, correspondence, logs, work orders, vehicle maintenance reports, warehouse reports, purchase requests, blanket reports, time cards, or other documents. Receives various forms, reports, correspondence, work orders, vehicle maintenance reports, blanket reports, invoices, receipts, accident reports, safety reports, vehicle/equipment records, diagrams, drawings, blueprints, maps, codes, manuals, reference materials, or other documentation; reviews, completes, processes, forwards or retains as appropriate. Communicates via telephone and/or two-way radio; provides information and assistance; takes and relays messages; responds to requests for service or assistance. Communicates with supervisor, employees, other departments, vendors, the public, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems. Maintains a current knowledge of applicable laws/regulations; maintains an awareness of new trends and advances in the profession; reads professional literature; attends workshops and training sessions as appropriate. Additional Functions Conducts various errands as needed, which may include picking up supplies/materials. Opens, closes, and secures shop areas. Provides assistance or coverage to other employees as needed. Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications High school diploma or valid equivalent Three years experience in building construction, remodeling, carpentry, and roofing. Possess and maintain a valid State of Florida Driver's license. Supplemental Information COMMUNICATION COMPETENCIES Effectively communicates with supervisor, employees, other departments, contractors, engineers, companies, vendors, outside agencies, the public, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems. Accurately and expeditiously receives and delivers messages and information to the appropriate individuals. Ability to prepare accurate and thorough written records and reports. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions and to complete assigned tasks with minimal supervisory direction. Ability to understand and quickly and accurately follow brief oral and written instructions on moderately complex matters. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of hazards and safety precautions of the profession. Knowledge of various building maintenance work and repairs. Knowledge of applicable laws and regulations regarding maintenance and repair. Ability to effectively interact with coworkers, supervisors and other department staff, as well as the public and outside agencies. Ability to operate necessary tools and machinery for maintenance work. Ability to perform repairs of facilities and general building/grounds maintenance work. PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS / ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS Physical Ability : Tasks require the ability to exert heavy physical effort in heavy work, with greater emphasis on climbing and balancing, but typically also involving some combination of stooping, kneeling, crouching, and crawling, and the lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling of moderately heavy objects and materials(up to 100 pounds). Sensory Requirements : Tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate colors or shades of colors, sounds, odor, depth, texture, and visual cues or signals. Tasks require the ability to communicate orally. Environmental Factors : Performance of essential functions may require exposure to adverse environmental conditions, such as dirt, dust, pollen, odors, wetness, humidity, rain, fumes, temperature and noise extremes, bright/dim light, machinery, vibrations, electric currents, traffic hazards, toxic agents, disease, or pathogenic substances. The City of Boynton Beach, Florida, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S. C. 12101 et. seq.), the City of Boynton Beach will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. A review of this position has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties. All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements are subject to possible modifications to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent(s) will possess the abilities and aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat of significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. Requirements are representative of the minimum level of knowledge, skills, and ability. VETERANS' PREFERENCE Certain servicemembers and veterans, and the spouses and family members of such servicemembers and veterans, receive preference and priority in the City's hiring process. Additionally, certain servicemembers may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements in employment by the City.
City of Boynton Beach, FL Boynton Beach, Florida, United States
Sep 23, 2021
Full Time
Purpose of Classification The purpose of this classification is to perform park patron service work involving public relations, safe use of City parks, and parking enforcement. Protects public property by properly interpreting park rules and educating park patrons about regulations established for that purpose. Secures recreation areas and facilities. Essential Functions The following duties and functions, as outlined herein, are intended to be representative of the type of tasks performed within this classification. They are not listed in any order of importance. The omission of specific statements of the duties or functions does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned. Patrols City parks and recreation areas. Patrols City designated metered parking areas for proper use and parking enforcement. Meets the public and gives information concerning park facilities, park rules and regulations, and other matters of public interest. Enforces applicable ordinances. Locks gates, bathrooms doors, and ensures that park and recreation areas and facilities are secured. Assists in the recovery of lost children and property. Corrects and/or reports any conditions that involves damage, theft, vandalism or hazard. Checks buildings, and facilities in parks for security and vandalisms. Prepares reports as required. Directs vehicle and boat traffic inside park boundaries, aids motorists and boaters as required. Renders First Aid and/or CPR when necessary. Performs related work as required. ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS Provides assistance at Department and/or City sponsored special events. Set up rooms/facilities for special events or functions. Assists in providing crowd control. Performs minor maintenance and/or custodial duties when necessary. COMMUNICATION COMPETENCIES Effectively communicates with supervisor, employees, other departments, contractors, and engineers, utility companies, vendors, outside agencies, the public, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems. Accurately and expeditiously receives and delivers messages and information to the appropriate individuals. Ability to prepare accurate and thorough written records and reports. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions and to complete assigned tasks with minimal supervisory direction. Ability to understand and quickly and accurately follow brief oral and written instructions on moderately complex matters. Ability to establish and maintain harmonious relationships with Supervisor, customers, other employees, other departments, other governmental and regulatory agencies, and the general public as needed. Minimum Qualifications High school Diploma or valid equivalent; two (2) years of experience as a park ranger, security personnel, military personnel, civic law enforcement, or related experience. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver's license. Must possess or obtain CPR/First Aid Certification within twelve (12) months of hire. Must possess and maintain Florida Parking Enforcement Specialist Certification. Must obtain Crowd Management Certification within twelve (12) months of hire. Must be able to work between the hours of 6 a.m. and 11 p.m., Mondays through Sundays, including holidays. Supplemental Information KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of City laws and ordinances Knowledge of conflict resolution techniques Ability to secure and analyze facts and to exercise sound judgment in arriving at conclusions Ability to meet the public and to deal courteously but firmly with them in explaining Park Ordinances, rules and regulations. Ability to express ideas clearly and effectively, orally and in writing. Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with park visitors and guests. PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS/ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS Physical Ability : Tasks require the ability to exert moderate physical effort in light work, typically involving some combination of stooping, kneeling, crouching and crawling, and which may involve some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of moderate weight (50 pounds). Sensory Requirements : Tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate colors or shades of colors, sounds, and visual cues or signals. Tasks require the ability to communicate orally. Environmental Factors : Performance of essential functions may require exposure to adverse environmental conditions, such as dirt, dust, pollen, odors, wetness, humidity, fumes, temperature and noise extremes, machinery, traffic hazards, toxic agents, violence, disease, or pathogenic substances. Essential functions are regularly performed outdoors with potential exposure to very high temperatures, animals and insects. The City of Boynton Beach, Florida, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S. C. 12101 et. seq.), the City of Boynton Beach will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. A review of this position has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties. All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements are subject to possible modifications to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent(s) will possess the abilities and aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat of significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. Requirements are representative of the minimum level of knowledge, skills, and ability. VETERANS' PREFERENCE Certain servicemembers and veterans, and the spouses and family members of such servicemembers and veterans, receive preference and priority in the City's hiring process. Additionally, certain servicemembers may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements in employment by the City.
City of Boynton Beach, FL Boynton Beach, Florida, United States
Sep 22, 2021
Part Time
Purpose of Classification The purpose of this classification is to perform turf and grounds maintenance and landscaping activities associated with the upkeep of the City's golf course. Approximately 20 hours per week and position will require working holidays and weekends. Essential Functions The following duties and functions, as outlined herein, are intended to be representative of the type of tasks performed within this classification. They are not listed in any order of importance. The omission of specific statements of the duties or functions does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned. Operates tractors and specialized mowing equipment to maintain a neatly manicured golf course; determines shape and grass height for fairways, roughs, and greens; ensures putting greens are properly maintained according to applicable standards; trims and edges as necessary. Performs tasks associated with turf maintenance; applies knowledge of turf and landscaping activities to ensure a healthy and lush course; mixes and applies fertilizer, herbicide or other agents as appropriate; installs, maintains, and adjusts irrigation system to ensure adequate supply of water; assists with regular aeration, top dressing, and reseeding of turf. Assists with landscaping activities for all property associated with the golf course; plants and maintains trees, shrubbery, potted plants, and flowerbeds; spreads mulch in appropriate areas; pulls weeds, prunes trees and shrubs, rakes leaves, and performs similar functions. Performs grounds maintenance activities for all properties associated with the golf course, including lakes and water hazards; mows, trims, and edges grass; sweeps walks; removes litter, trash and other debris from grounds; performs tasks associated with upkeep of facilities, including painting, routine maintenance/repairs, cleaning and disinfecting restrooms; secures buildings to prevent theft; repairs gates and fences; and ensures that grounds are safe for public access and use. Assists with small construction projects related to the shape and design of the golf course as well as addition of new facilities and equipment; works with Manager or other professionals to implement designs pertaining to placement, grade, and elevation of course components; conducts major course repairs as necessary. Operates a variety of routine and specialized vehicles and gas/electric powered tools and equipment related to completion of essential tasks; adheres to all local, state, and federal safety regulations; ensures compliance by coworkers and supervisors. Performs general maintenance tasks and minor repairs necessary to keep machinery, equipment and tools in operable condition, which may include inspecting equipment, calibrating equipment, checking and replacing fluids, greasing equipment, replacing parts, and cleaning equipment; monitors equipment operations to maintain efficiency and safety; reports faulty equipment. Utilizes safety equipment and monitors work environment to ensure safety of employees and other individuals. Communicates with supervisor, employees, other departments, golfers, golf associations, the public, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems. ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS Provides assistance to other employees or departments as needed. Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications Must possess (or obtain within fourteen (14) days of hire) and maintain a valid Florida driver's license. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS High School Diploma or valid equivalent. Experience and/or training involving golf course maintenance, turf management, landscaping, or grounds maintenance. Must maintain, possess or attain a valid CPR/First Aid certification within 90 days of hire. Supplemental Information COMMUNICATION COMPETENCIES Effectively communicates with supervisor, employees, other departments, contractors, engineers, companies, vendors, outside agencies, the public, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems. Accurately and expeditiously receives and delivers messages and information to the appropriate individuals. Ability to prepare accurate and thorough written records and reports. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions and to complete assigned tasks with minimal supervisory direction. Ability to understand and quickly and accurately follow brief oral and written instructions on moderately complex matters. Ability to establish and maintain harmonious working relationships with Supervisor, customers, other employees, other departments, other governmental and regulatory agencies, and the general public as needed. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Ability to operate small machinery. Ability to perform manual labor. Ability to move heavy objects. Ability to work in a variety of weather conditions while performing maintenance tasks. Working knowledge of the hazards and safety precautions of the profession. Ability to understand and follow oral and written direction. PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS / ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS Physical Ability : Tasks require the regular and, at times, sustained performance of moderately physically demanding work, typically involving some combination of climbing and balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and crawling, and that may involve the lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling of moderately heavy objects and materials. Sensory Requirements : Some tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate colors or shades of colors, sounds, depth, texture, and visual cues or signals. Some tasks require the ability to communicate orally. Environmental Factors : Performance of essential functions may require exposure to adverse environmental conditions, such as dirt, dust, pollen, odors, wetness, humidity, rain, fumes, temperature and noise extremes, machinery, vibrations, traffic hazards, and toxic agents. VETERANS' PREFERENCE Certain servicemembers and veterans, and the spouses and family members of such servicemembers and veterans, receive preference and priority in the City's hiring process. Additionally, certain servicemembers may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements in employment by the City.
City of Boynton Beach, FL Boynton Beach, Florida, United States
Sep 21, 2021
Full Time
Purpose of Classification To view the video above available with captions/subtitles visit: https://lnkd.in/gEbmFhUZ Equipment Operator Trainee - $14.05 The purpose of this classification is to perform manual and entry-level skilled work as part of a crew engaged in refuse collections and operations of Solid Waste routes. Work is physical in nature and under the direct supervision of a Crew Supervisor or Solid Waste Supervisor. Equipment Operator I - $15.62 The purpose of this classification is to drive or operate vehicles (tandem-axle or special solid waste vehicles), and other equipment where driving and maneuvering the vehicle constitutes the majority of the work required to complete tasks for solid waste removal. Equipment in this classification does not involve the operation of additional mechanisms other than those that are simple and routine requiring little extra dexterity and finesse. Classification is reserved for those positions where operation of included equipment is the primary function of the job. Equipment Operator II - $17.19 The purpose of this classification is to drive and operate vehicles, tractors, and other equipment with specialized functions that involve the operation of mechanisms to complete solid waste removal tasks in addition to driving and maneuvering the vehicle. Equipment/vehicles in this classification have mechanisms that are somewhat complex to operate, requiring more dexterity and finesse. Equipment Operator II's operate larger vehicles requiring a higher level of skill than those at Equipment Operator I level to drive and maneuver in and around confined areas. Equipment Operator III - $18.76 The purpose of this classification is to drive and operate Solid Waste vehicles and other equipment with specialized functions that involve the operation of complex mechanisms to complete tasks in addition to driving and maneuvering the vehicle. Equipment in this classification is automated, requiring a high level of skill, dexterity, and finesse. Classification is reserved for those positions where operation of included equipment is the primary function of the job. Equipment Operator IV - $20.34 The purpose of this classification is to drive and operate all Solid Waste vehicles. Equipment in this classification includes larger, high capacity vehicles requiring a high level of skill to drive and maneuver in and around confined spaces, and with mechanisms that are different, complex and difficult to operate, requiring skill, dexterity and finesse. Classification is reserved for those positions where operation of included equipment is the primary function of the job. NOTE: This posting is for current and future opening within the Solid Waste division. Essential Functions Equipment Operator Trainee - $14.05 The following duties and functions, as outlined herein, are intended to be representative of the type of tasks performed within this classification. They are not listed in any order of importance. The omission of specific statements of the duties or functions does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned. Rolls carts out to and from delivery truck. Drives and operates the dumpster delivery truck as a Florida Class E driver's license operator. Performs pre-trip and post-trip inspections on vehicle. Obeys all traffic laws and safety guidelines; uses personal protective equipment (PPE) as required. Performs manual handling and loading of trash and garbage into the Solid Waste garbage truck. Operates the packing blades, sweep handles and hopper control levers of the Solid Waste truck. Operates the cart tipper of the Solid Waste truck to service garbage and recycling carts. Manually services recycling bins, boxes, and other unspecified commodities. Operates the cart repair truck, rollout cart delivery truck, dumpster delivery truck and other Solid Waste equipment in the daily performance of duties. Complies with local, state and federal safety regulations under the guidance and direction of a Solid Waste CDL driver. Maintains specified routes to collect and load refuse containers into truck; assists and directs driver when backing up truck; cleans up spills and debris from ground; and cleans out truck prior to the end of shift. Performs accommodation service requirements of garbage carts, pails and bags pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) as required. Performs heavy manual labor for extended periods as required by work assignments and occasionally performs work in adverse weather conditions. ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS Participates in emergency-related operations such as flood and hurricane debris removal. Other related duties as assigned. Equipment Operator I - $15.62 The following duties and functions, as outlined herein, are intended to be representative of the type of tasks performed within this classification. They are not listed in any order of importance. The omission of specific statements of the duties or functions does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned. Performs Pre-trip and Post-trip inspections. Inspects and prepares equipment for safe and proper operation prior to beginning work for the day; reports to supervisor all notable issues found during inspections; performs light maintenance on equipment, which includes greasing and lubing of equipment, refueling, and refilling lubricants; cleans vehicles, beds, and mounted equipment upon completion of assignments; secures vehicle after use. Drives trucks and other vehicles in order to perform solid waste daily assignments. Maneuvers in and around traffic, parked cars, crew workers, equipment, and other obstacles; obeys all traffic laws and safety guidelines; monitors immediate environment and work area to ensure the safety of operator, other workers, the equipment, and the public; uses personal protective equipment (PPE) as required. Drives assigned truck along a prescribed residential and/or commercial areas to collect garbage, trash or recycled materials; makes frequent stops at appropriate intervals to position truck near bulk piles or refuse containers; avoids backing of vehicle whenever possible to perform tasks; performs physical work functions in retrieving and sorting recyclable materials into hopper; attaches hopper to truck, closes tailgate and operates mechanism to dump at the appropriate disposal location. Maintains the pace of collection activities by determining the length of time spent on route or at each stop in order to ensure timely completion of assigned route. Weighs solid waste collection trucks individually as they enter and exit landfill; weighs and separates recyclable products from solid waste, and sorts them according to category. Performs basic and semi-skilled labor as appropriate to perform various solid waste assignments; picks up paper, limbs, and other debris; manually moves loads and arranges materials. Performs skilled work in the operation of solid waste equipment. Responsibilities vary from servicing garbage at residential to commercial locations throughout the City where designated garbage cans are used. Frequently exits and re-enters garbage truck to manually pick up carts, bags, trash and vegetation. Pulls and/or pushes garbage cans from properties to the rear end loader of the garbage truck and positions garbage cans on the tipper, which may require lifting; operates the mechanism to dump the garbage into the truck; places garbage cans to the curbside. Uses an onboard computer system to navigate routes electronically in order to complete tasks. Operates a manual rear load garbage truck, a manual side load EVO garbage truck, a manual rear load recycle truck, and a scowl body trash hauler. Performs accommodation service requirements of garbage carts, pails and bags pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) as required. ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS Operates vehicles normally assigned to Equipment Operator Trainees as needed to complete division or departmental projects and workload. Performs other related duties as required. Equipment Operator II - $17.19 The following duties and functions, as outlined herein, are intended to be representative of the type of tasks performed within this classification. They are not listed in any order of importance. The omission of specific statements of the duties or functions does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned. Performs Pre-trip and Post-trip inspections. Inspects and prepares equipment for safe and proper operation prior to beginning work for the day; reports to supervisor all notable issues found during inspections; performs light maintenance on equipment, which includes greasing and lubing of equipment, refueling, and refilling lubricants; cleans vehicles, beds, and mounted equipment upon completion of assignments; secures vehicle after use. Drives trucks and other vehicles in order to perform solid waste daily assignments in residential waste bulk/trash section. Maneuvers in and around traffic, parked cars, crew workers, equipment, and other obstacles; obeys all traffic laws and safety guidelines; monitors immediate environment and work area to ensure the safety of operator, other workers, the equipment, and the public; uses personal protective equipment (PPE) as required. Operates over-the-top manual recycle truck, bulk trash rear steer, and bulk trash cherry picker/lightning loader as required. Drives larger, difficult to drive vehicles requiring a higher level of skill than that needed at Operator I level to maneuver in and around confined areas for the purpose of transporting materials from site to site, such as a dump truck, cherry picker/lightning loader truck. Utilizes rear steer and cherry picker/lightning loader trucks to retrieve large piles, bulk, vegetation, construction waste and recyclable materials for dumping. Operates hydraulic and hoisting mechanisms to dispose of loads, taking care to avoid flipping bulk items or spilling contents; secures all doors, gates, and fasteners to prevent spillage or loss of load during transport; transports and delivers load to destinations such as landfill and transfer stations. Operates all Level I Equipment Operator assigned trucks as needed (rear load, EVO, rear load recycle, and scowl body trucks to complete division or departmental workload. Uses an onboard computer system to navigate routes electronically in order to complete tasks. Drives assigned truck along a prescribed residential and/or commercial areas to collect garbage, trash or recycled materials; makes frequent stops at appropriate intervals to position truck near bulk piles or containers, avoiding backing of vehicle whenever possible; frequently exits and re-enters garbage truck to manually pick up carts, bags, trash and vegetation; performs physical work functions in retrieving and sorting recyclable materials into hopper; attaches hopper to truck, closes tailgate and operates mechanism to dump at the appropriate disposal location. Maintains the pace of collection activities to ensure timely completion of assigned route. Weighs solid waste collection trucks individually as they enter and exit landfill; weighs and separates recyclable products from solid waste, and sorts them according to category. Performs accommodation service requirements of garbage carts, pails and bags pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) as required. ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS Performs essential functions normally performed by Equipment Operator Trainees and Level I operators as needed, to complete division or departmental workload. Works with other divisions on emergency calls. Performs other related duties as required. Equipment Operator III - $18.76 The following duties and functions, as outlined herein, are intended to be representative of the type of tasks performed within this classification. They are not listed in any order of importance. The omission of specific statements of the duties or functions does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned. Performs Pre-trip and Post-trip inspections. Inspects and prepares equipment for safe and proper operation prior to beginning work for the day; reports to supervisor all notable issues found during inspections; performs light maintenance on equipment, which includes greasing and lubing of equipment, refueling, and refilling lubricants; cleans vehicles, beds, and mounted equipment upon completion of assignments; secures vehicle after use. Operates various equipment and automated vehicles to complete tasks related to Solid Waste; drives vehicles over public roads, work sites, right-of-ways, parks, Public Works facilities, and other City property; maneuvers in and around traffic, parked cars, equipment, utilities, and other obstacles; obeys all traffic laws and safety guidelines; monitors immediate environment and work area to ensure the safety of operator, other workers, the equipment, and the public; uses personal protective equipment (PPE) as required. Operates all Level I and II Equipment Operator assigned trucks as needed (rear load, EVO, rear load recycle, scowl body, street sweeper, over-the-top recycle, bulk trash rear steer and cherry picker/lightning load trucks). Weighs capacities to load materials into trucks; positions equipment and controls height, angle, and position of equipment for pick-up of garbage carts, bulk piles, garbage pails and bags; controls amount and weight of materials being lifted to avoid exceeding equipment capacity. Uses an onboard computer system to navigate routes electronically in order to complete tasks. Drives and operates automated side load garbage truck to collect garbage and debris from work sites and transport to the landfill or transfer station; avoids backing of vehicle whenever possible to perform tasks; positions vehicle alongside targeted debris; operates truck to upload materials into the truck; secures all doors, gates, and fasteners to prevent spillage or loss of load during transport; takes necessary precautions to ensure that both the load and vehicle are properly distributed and balanced; dumps material at appropriate location. Controls placement of equipment and determines optimum approach to each scenario in order to avoid destruction of property or damage to electric, water, sewer, and other public utility lines. Performs accommodation service requirements of garbage carts, pails and bags pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) as required. ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS Performs essential functions normally performed by Equipment Operator Trainee, and Level I and II operators as needed, to complete division or departmental workload. Works with other divisions on emergency calls. Performs other related duties as required. Equipment Operator IV - $20.34 The following duties and functions, as outlined herein, are intended to be representative of the type of tasks performed within this classification. They are not listed in any order of importance. The omission of specific statements of the duties or functions does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned. Performs pre-trip and post-trip inspections. Inspects and prepares equipment for safe and proper operation prior to beginning work for the day; reports to supervisor all notable issues found during inspections; performs light maintenance on equipment, which includes greasing and lubing of equipment, refueling, and refilling lubricants; cleans vehicles, beds, and mounted equipment upon completion of assignments; secures vehicle after use. Drives vehicles over public roads, work sites, rights-of-way, parks, public works facilities, and other City and commercial property; maneuvers in and around traffic, parked cars, equipment, utilities, and other obstacles; obeys all traffic laws and safety guidelines; monitors immediate environment and work area to ensure the safety of operator, other workers, the equipment, and the public; uses personal protective equipment (PPE) as required. Operates all Level I, II and III Equipment Operator trucks as assigned (rear load, EVO, rear load recycle, Scowl body, street sweeper, over-the-top recycle, bulk trash rear steer, cherry picker and automated side load trucks). Drives and operates roll off, commercial front load and similar vehicle-trailer combination vehicles, requiring a high level of skill to maneuver in and around confined areas for the purposes of transporting materials from site to site. Avoids backing of vehicle whenever possible to perform tasks. Retrieves large bins or dumpsters used to collect commercial and industrial waste, construction and recyclable materials for dumping. Operates hydraulic and hoisting mechanisms to hoist bins/dumpsters or bundled materials onto truck, taking care to avoid flipping bin or spilling contents; transports and delivers load to the designated disposal site; returns dumpster bins to appropriate site. Drives commercial front load and roll off recycle trucks along a prescribed commercial or residential route to collect recycled materials, such as cardboard, and delivers to the designated disposal site. Maintains the pace of collection activities to ensure timely completion of assigned route. Weighs solid waste collection trucks individually as they enter and exit landfill; weighs and separates recyclable products from Solid Waste Authority (SWA), and sorts them according to category. Performs accommodation service requirements of garbage carts, pails and bags pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) as required. ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS Performs essential functions normally performed by Equipment Operator Trainee, and Level I, II and III operators as needed, to complete division or departmental workload. Works with other divisions on emergency calls. Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications Equipment Operator Trainee - $14.05 High school diploma or equivalent; One (1) year of previous experience involving any area of manual labor, construction, equipment operation, solid waste, or closely related area; Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver's license; Must obtain Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) Certification in Collection Operations Basics within ninety (90) days in position. Must obtain a Class B Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Permit within six (6) months in position. Equipment Operator I - $15.62 High school diploma or valid equivalent; One (1) year of previous experience in Solid Waste residential line of business, manual collection, including exposure to the operation of vehicles and equipment used in assigned areas, with at least six (6) months of cross-training operating the following vehicles: Manual rear load garbage truck Manual side load EVO garbage truck Manual rear load recycle truck Scow body trash hauler Must possess and maintain a valid State of Florida Class B Commercial Driver's License (CDL); Must complete a written test to evaluate knowledge of Equipment Operator I functions; Must complete an equipment specific field test within Solid Waste residential line of business, manual collection sections operating rear load garbage truck, EVO garbage truck, rear load recycle truck, and scow body trash hauler and score an 80%; Must obtain the following training/certifications within ninety (90) days of hire: 10-Hour OSHA General Industry Card Lock Out/ Tag Out Certification Equipment Operator II - $17.19 High school diploma or equivalent; Three (3) years of experience in Solid Waste residential line of business, manual collection, of which six (6) months of cross-training has been received in Solid Waste Section, Residential Waste Bulk/Trash operating the following equipment in the assigned section: Bulk trash rear steer Bulk trash cherry picker/lightning loader Manual over-the-top recycle truck Must complete a written test to evaluate knowledge of Equipment Operator II functions;Must complete an equipment specific field test within Solid Waste, residential waste bulk/trash section including over the top recycle truck, bulk trash rear steer truck and bulk trash cherry picker/lightning loader truck and score an 80%; Must possess and maintain a valid State of Florida Class-B Commercial Driver's License (CDL);Must obtain the following within ninety (90) days of hire: 30-Hour OSHA General Industry Card; FEMA IS-0552: The Public Works Role in Emergency Management course and successfully pass exam; Lock Out Tag Out Certification Equipment Operator III - $18.76 High school diploma or equivalent; Five (5) years of experience operating the vehicles in Solid Waste Residential Waste Manual and Residential Waste Bulk/Trash Sections, of which six (6) months of cross-training has been received in Solid Waste residential automated line of business operating an automated side load garbage truck; Must complete a written test to evaluate knowledge of Equipment Operator III functions; Must complete equipment specific field test within Solid Waste, residential automated section operating the automated side loader and score an 80%; Must possess and maintain a valid State of Florida Class-B Commercial Driver's License (CDL); Complete the following within ninety (90) days of hire: 30-Hour OSHA General Industry Course FEMA - IS 552: The Public Works Role in Emergency Management course and successfully pass exam; FEMA - IS 558: Public Works and Disaster Recovery course and successfully pass exam; Lock Out Tag Out Certificate Equipment Operator IV - $20.34 High school diploma or equivalent. Seven (7) years of experience operating the vehicles in Solid Waste Sections Residential Waste Manual, Residential Waste Bulk/Trash, and Residential Waste Automated, of which six (6) months of cross-training has been received in Solid Waste Commercial line of business operating Roll Off & Front Load garbage trucks. Must continue to maintain a valid State of Florida Class B Commercial Driver's License (CDL). Must complete a written test to evaluate knowledge of Equipment Operator IV functions; Must complete an equipment specific field test operating commercial front load and roll off trucks and score an 80%. Must possess the following within ninety (90) days of hire: 30-Hour OSHA General industry Card FEMA IS - 552: The Public Works Role in Emergency Management course and successfully pass exam; FEMA IS-558: Public Works and Disaster Recovery course and successfully pass exam; Lock Out Tag Out Certificate Supplemental Information COMMUNICATION COMPETENCIES Effectively communicates with supervisor, employees, other departments, contractors, engineers, utility companies, vendors, outside agencies, the public, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems. Accurately and expeditiously receives and delivers messages and information to the appropriate individuals. Ability to prepare accurate and thorough written records and reports. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions and to complete assigned tasks with minimal supervisory direction. Ability to understand and quickly and accurately follow brief oral and written instructions on moderately complex matters. Ability to establish and maintain harmonious working relationships with Supervisor, customers, other employees, other departments, governmental and regulatory agencies, and the general public. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Equipment Operator Trainee - $14.05 Basic knowledge of tools, methods, and materials used in general Solid Waste work. Ability to pickup various types of debris, garbage carts and recycle bins. Demonstrates ability to drive and operate the dumpster delivery truck. Demonstrates ability to operate the rollout cart delivery truck. Demonstrates ability to correctly operate the cart tipper of the Solid Waste truck in order to service garbage and recycling carts. Demonstrates the ability to operate the packing blades, sweep handles and hopper control levers of the Solid Waste truck. Demonstrates the skill and ability to use assigned equipment once trained. Demonstrates ability to manually service recycling bins, boxes, and other unspecified commodities. Demonstrates ability to adhere to all safe working practices. Ability to perform heavy manual labor for extended periods as required by work assignments, and in occasionally adverse weather conditions. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions. Ability to effectively interact with supervisors, co-workers, other departments, the public and outside agencies in a courteous manner. Equipment Operator I - $15.62 Knowledge of and the ability to adhere to all safe working practices including work zone traffic control, highway safety rules and regulations, and taking effective precautionary measures necessary to avoid accidents. Basic knowledge and ability to detect mechanical issues with the equipment. Ability to understand and follow direction. Ability to adhere to all safe working practices. Ability to properly use tools and equipment. Ability to perform assigned tasks under general supervision. Ability to plan and organize daily work routine, and to estimate expected time of completion. Ability to safely navigate routes to complete daily tasks, avoiding backing vehicles when possible. Ability to transport and remove materials, equipment, debris, and/or refuse from specified areas. Ability to operate a rear load garbage truck and a manual side load EVO garbage truck. Ability to operate a rear load recycle truck, scowl body and a street sweeper truck. Ability to use and navigate routes electronically through an onboard computing system to complete tasks. Ability to effectively interact with supervisors, co-workers, other departments, the public, and outside agencies in a courteous manner. Equipment Operator II - $17.19 Knowledge of occupational hazards and the safety precautions necessary to operate equipment and avoid accidents. Knowledge of the operational characteristics of the solid waste equipment. Knowledge of solid waste standards, practices and procedures. Knowledge of and the ability to detect mechanical issues with the equipment. Skill in driving large trucks and similar automotive equipment related to solid waste. Skill in operating the assigned vehicle in the prescribed manner. Skill in maneuvering in and around traffic, parked cars, crew workers, equipment, other obstacles and avoiding backing of vehicles whenever possible. Ability to operate all vehicles used at Level I Equipment Operator level. Ability to operate Solid Waste bulk/trash truck, rear steer and cherry picker/lightning loader. Ability to operate manual over-the-top recycle truck. Ability to adhere to all safe working practices. Ability to safely navigate routes to complete daily tasks. Ability to use and navigate routes electronically through an onboard computer system to complete tasks. Ability to effectively interact with supervisors, co-workers, other departments, the public, and outside agencies in a courteous manner. Equipment Operator III - $18.76 Knowledge of the operational characteristics of the solid waste equipment. Knowledge of safe driving techniques and the occupational hazards of operating Solid Waste equipment. Knowledge of solid waste standards, practices and procedures. Knowledge of and the ability to detect mechanical issues with the equipment. Skill in driving all large trucks and similar automotive equipment related to solid waste. Skill in driving and operating automated side load trucks. Skill in operating all assigned vehicles in the prescribed manner. Skill in maneuvering in and around traffic, parked cars, other employees, equipment, other obstacles and avoiding backing of vehicles whenever possible. Ability to operate all vehicles used at Equipment Operator I and II levels. Ability to adhere to all safe working practices. Ability to effectively interact with supervisors, co-workers, other departments, the public, and outside agencies in a courteous manner. Ability to use and navigate routes electronically through an onboard computer system to complete tasks. Equipment Operator IV - $20.34 Knowledge of occupational hazards involved and the safety precautions necessary to operate equipment. Knowledge of the operational characteristics of the solid waste equipment. Knowledge of solid waste standards, practices and procedures. Knowledge of the proficient operation of all vehicles and equipment used by all Equipment Operator levels. Knowledge of and the ability to detect mechanical issues with the equipment. Skill in driving and operating the front load and roll off garbage trucks. Skill in driving large trucks and similar automotive equipment related to solid waste and doing so in the prescribed manner. Skill in maneuvering in and around traffic, parked cars, employees, equipment, and other obstacles. Ability to react timely and apply quick decision making in high risk areas. Demonstrated ability to write clear and concise reports. Ability to adhere to all safe working practices. Ability to effectively interact with supervisors, co-workers, other departments, the public, and outside agencies in a courteous manner. Ability to use and navigate routes electronically through an onboard computer system to complete tasks. Ability to recognize situational backing of vehicles in busy commercial and residential areas, and avoid backing whenever possible. PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS / ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS Physical Ability : Tasks require the ability to exert physical effort in heavy work, with greater emphasis on lifting, pulling and pushing, but typically also involving some combination of bending, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and crawling, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling of objects and materials (25 pounds). May occasionally involve heavier objects and materials (up to 50 pounds). Sensory Requirements : Some tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate colors or shades of colors, sounds, odor, depth, and visual cues or signals. Tasks require the ability to communicate orally. Environmental Factors : Performance of essential functions may require exposure to adverse environmental conditions, such as dirt, dust, pollen, odors, wetness, humidity, rain, fumes, temperature and noise extremes, machinery, vibrations, traffic hazards, and toxic agents. The City of Boynton Beach, Florida, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S. C. 12101 et. seq.), the City of Boynton Beach will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. A review of this position has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties. All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements are subject to possible modifications to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent(s) will possess the abilities and aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat of significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. Requirements are representative of the minimum level of knowledge, skills, and ability. VETERANS' PREFERENCE Certain servicemembers and veterans, and the spouses and family members of such servicemembers and veterans, receive preference and priority in the City's hiring process. Additionally, certain servicemembers may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements in employment by the City.
City of Boynton Beach, FL Boynton Beach, Florida, United States
Sep 20, 2021
Full Time
Purpose of Classification The City of Boynton Beach's Police Officers are responsible for maintaining peace and safety, protecting life and property, and promoting community engagement and trust for the third largest municipality in Palm Beach County with an estimated population of approximately 75,000 residents. Boynton Beach Police Officers serve a highly diverse and multicultural community, which includes African Americans, Hispanics, French Creoles, Indigenous Americans, and Asians among its more than 75,000 residents. Officers carry out these responsibilities by: patrolling an assigned area; responding to emergency calls; resolving conflicts; engaging in community policing and community relations, investigating crimes; rendering medical assistance; writing reports (using, software, computers, portable technology devices, and mobile data computers); handling crises or stressful situations, which may involve juveniles, the elderly, or the disabled; testifying in court; and enforcing Florida State laws and City Ordinances. Officers do this individually and sometimes as a member of a team, under direction of a supervisor. Once Officers have patrol experience they may be eligible to serve as part of a specialized unit (community policing, bicycle patrol, marine/boat patrol, motorcycle traffic enforcement, narcotics, criminal investigation, crime prevention, and others). To accomplish this important work all Police Officers are expected to maintain their physical and mental fitness. All work is performed in accordance with City and Police Department policies and standard operating procedures. Positions Starting Annualized Salaries: Police Officer (Non-Certified): $53,983.00 Police Officer (Certified): $56,825.00 Certified Police Officer Incentive: Certified Police Officers hired with the Boynton Beach Police Department will be eligible to receive a $5,000 incentive. This incentive will be paid as follows: $2,500 upon hire. $1,500 after six (6) months of employment. $1,000 after successful completion of probation. Essential Functions KNOWLEDGE Knowledge of approved principles and practices of police work. Knowledge of applicable laws and *ordinances. Knowledge of the City of Boynton Beach's geography, physical, cultural, and social characteristics.* Knowledge of basic first aid methods, *Stop the Bleed, and *Mental Health First Aid. * This specific knowledge may be acquired during employment and is not necessary to have at the time of application. SKILLS, ABILITIES, AND OTHER CHARACTERISTICS Read and comprehend police-related technical and legal information. Document (write) incidents and actions accurately, completely, and legibly using standard forms; must also document using computer software/programs. Communicate effectively using both spoken (in English) and non-verbal methods. Visually scan a scene for potential hazards, weapons, or evidence of a threat. Willingness to challenge or confront people when necessary and justified. Evaluate and choose between conflicting alternatives with partial or incomplete information. Compare letters, numbers, words, or pictures to determine those that are the same or different. Apply prior experience and knowledge to assess a specific situation (for example, recognize criminal activity, identify evidence, recognize potential hazards or threats, etc.). Take immediate action in an emergency or evolving situation. Adapt own actions to rapidly changing conditions based on the nature of the situation. Observe, remember, and identify what is unique about individuals, vehicles, or property (such as, physical appearance, clothing, vehicle model, color, or damage, etc.). Safely operate an emergency vehicle while under various road and weather conditions. Safety and effectively use standard issued police equipment and tools. Establish control of a situation through oral commands, body language, and demeanor. Recognize and appropriately respond to citizen needs. Show compassion, emotional support, and empathy for others. Explain and educate others regarding standards of acceptable and unacceptable behavior using plain, non-offensive language. Accept responsibility for own actions. Work harmoniously with people and agencies, who you do not have control over, to achieve a common goal. Complete tasks with specified level of detail and accuracy. Maintain the level of physical conditioning, fitness, and endurance needed to perform essential duties. Maintain control of emotional reactions and impulses while taking charge of or handling a disagreeable or dangerous situation. Climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl in the pursuit of suspects and/or in crime scene investigations. Stand, walk, or run in the apprehension of suspects. Lift, carry, push or pull persons, vehicles, or property. Communicate and interact courteously and effectively with the public in all situations in which you are representing the City. Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Police Officer (Non-Certified) Be a United States citizen (U.S. born or naturalized). Have a high school diploma or General Education Development (GED) equivalent, which includes United States Armed Forces Institute (USAFI) tests. Equivalence of non-U.S. education must be approved by the State of Florida's Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission. Be at least 21 years of age at time of hire and at least 19 years of age at time of application. Successfully passed the Florida Department of Law Enforcement's Basic Ability Test. Possess, or be eligible to obtain within seven (7) calendar days of hire, a valid Florida driver's license. Successfully complete any hiring process assessments. Additional training and/or certification(s) may be required as appropriate to assignment. Completed at least sixty (60) college credit hours toward an advanced two (2) year degree or higher from an accredited private or public institution with at least a documented GPA of 2.0. Must complete the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) CJSTC 68 Affidavit of Applicant form and attach the signed and notarized document to this job application. (This form can be found on the FDLE website; www.fdle.state.fl.us) Substitutions for College Credit Requirements: The college credit hours requirement may be waived for U.S. military personnel who have at least two (2) years on active duty and received a discharge under honorable conditions. This documentation must be attached to this application. The college credit hours requirement may be waived for Boynton Beach Police Explorers participants who have completed three years in the program. Documentation of participation beginning and ending dates must be included in the appropriate field in the Supplemental Questions in this application. PREFERRED ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS Have at least one year of experience volunteering or working with community organizations, including social or faith-based groups that show your ability to positively and effectively interact with people from a variety of cultures, languages, disabilities and socio-economic situations. Additional information about your experience must be documented in the appropriate field in the Supplemental Questions in this application. Have at least one year of experience during which you had to establish and maintain a positive and effective relationship with others, i.e. working together as part of a team. A dditional information about your experience must be documented in the appropriate field in the Supplemental Questions in this application. Have fluency in a language other than English, especially languages frequently used by Boynton Beach residents and visitors which include: Spanish, French Creole, Portuguese, Asian/Indo-European languages, and/or American Sign Language. The City reserves the right to verify fluency. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Police Officer (Certified) Be a United States citizen (U.S. born or naturalized). Have a high school diploma or General Education Development (GED) equivalent, which includes United States Armed Forces Institute (USAFI) tests. Equivalence of non-U.S. education must be approved by the State of Florida's Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission. Florida Department of Law Enforcement Certification (Out-of-State Police Officer Certification will be considered with supporting training curriculum attached to this application). Be at least 21 years of age at time of hire and at least 19 years of age at time of application. Possess, or be eligible to obtain within seven (7) calendar days of hire, a valid Florida driver's license. Successfully complete any hiring process assessments. Additional training and/or certification(s) may be required as appropriate to assignment. Completed at least sixty (60) college credit hours toward an advanced two (2) year degree or higher from an accredited private or public institution with at least a documented GPA of 2.0. Must complete the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) CJSTC 68 Affidavit of Applicant form and attach the signed and notarized document to this job application. (This form can be found on the FDLE website; www.fdle.state.fl.us) Substitutions for College Credit Requirements: The college credit hours requirement may be waived for U.S. military personnel who have at least two (2) years on active duty and received a discharge under honorable conditions. This documentation must be attached to this application. The college credit hours requirement may be waived for Boynton Beach Police Explorers participants who have completed three years in the program. Documentation of participation beginning and ending dates must be included in the appropriate field in the Supplemental Questions in this application. Additional Minimum Requirements for Out-of-State or Federally Certified Candidates: Out-of-state or federally certified applicants also must provide verifiable proof of at least one (1) year of full-time, independent law enforcement experience within the past eight (8) years (excluding any academy training hours). This information must be included in the Work Experience section of this application. PREFERRED ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS Have at least one year of verifiable prior law enforcement or security experience. This experience must be documented in the Work History section of this application. Have at least one year of experience volunteering or working with community organizations, including social or faith-based groups that show your ability to positively and effectively interact with people from a variety of cultures, languages, disabilities and socio-economic situations. Additional information about your experience must be documented in the appropriate field in the Supplemental Questions in this application. Have at least one year of experience during which you had to establish and maintain a positive and effective relationship with others, i.e. working together as part of a team. A dditional information about your experience must be documented in the appropriate field in the Supplemental Questions in this application. Have fluency in a language other than English, especially languages frequently used by Boynton Beach residents and visitors which include: Spanish, French Creole, Portuguese, Asian/Indo-European languages, and/or American Sign Language. The City reserves the right to verify fluency. Supplemental Information POST-OFFER REQUIREMENTS Candidates who are selected for hire are first provided a "conditional offer" and are then required to successfully complete all of the following: Basic Motor Skills Test (BMST) (Non-Certified candidates only) Physical Exam Drug Screen Psychological Evaluation Comprehensive Background Investigation Computer Voice Stress Analysis (CVSA) or similar assessment tool Police Academy Training (22 weeks) (Non-Certified candidates only) Florida Department of Law Enforcement Certification (Non-Certified candidates only) Additional Post-Offer Requirements for Out-of-State or Federally Certified Candidates Equivalency of Academy Training (92 hours), which includes High Liability State Officer Certification Exam DISQUALIFYING CONDITIONS Below is a list of factors that will disqualify you from being considered for employment as a Police Officer for the City of Boynton Beach. This is not an exhaustive list, and other factors, such as moral character, may be considered on a case-by-case basis. Moral character may include, but is not limited to, factors such as criminal activity (e.g. crimes against society, persons, or property) as well as prior work history or general life experiences. These factors are considered on a case-by-case basis which may include, among other elements, the facts of each case, your age at the time, and the number of incidents. Within the past 3 years (36 months) you must NOT have had any of the following: 8 or more points on your driving record Traffic-related suspension of your driver's license Revocation of your driver's license 4 or more moving violations Conviction or case pending for DUI, DWI, BUI, or Hit and Run Outstanding traffic warrants or current pending citations (including unpaid traffic fines) At any time, you must NOT have had any of the following: Convicted of, or pleaded guilty or nolo contendere to, any felony offense Convicted of, or pleaded guilty or nolo contendere to, any misdemeanor offense involving perjury, making a false statement, or domestic/family violence (including abuse of any high-risk population: children, elderly, or disabled). Received less than an Honorable Discharge from any of the U.S. Armed Services. Must NOT have body art or branding (of any kind) that: Covers your head, neck, or hands. Body art on other areas must be covered/concealed. Contains words or images depicting swear words, nudity, gang signs or affiliations, disrespect to any protected class including sexual orientation or sexual identification, or similarly offensive art. Additional restrictions on body art, branding, scarification, or piercing may be determined at the discretion of the Chief of Police on a case-by-case basis. Within the past 12 months you must NOT have used or currently use any of the following: Tobacco products, which include, but may not be limited to: cigarettes, cigars, pipes, smokeless tobacco, e-cigarettes, vaping devices of any kind. Must NOT currently: Be under criminal investigation or have criminal charges pending. VETERANS' PREFERENCE: Certain servicemembers and veterans, and the spouses and family members of such servicemembers and veterans, receive preference and priority in the City's hiring process. Additionally, certain servicemembers may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements in employment by the City.
City of Boynton Beach, FL Boynton Beach, Florida, United States
Sep 20, 2021
Full Time
Purpose of Classification PURPOSE OF CLASSIFICATION The purpose of this classification is to perform receptionist, clerical, and data-entry work for the Police Department, including the Red Light Camera program. Essential Functions ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS The following duties and functions, as outlined herein, are intended to be representative of the type of tasks performed within this classification. They are not listed in any order of importance. The omission of specific statements of the duties or functions does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned. Serves as receptionist at front desk of Police Department; answers telephones and forwards calls to appropriate division or staff person; greets and assists the general public; Reviews look-out teletypes from other public safety agencies and forwards to shift commanders; sends teletype to other agencies for wanted persons arrested locally. Performs information searches and queries on the National Crime Information Center/Florida Crime Information Center, NCIC/FCIC, computer system for active warrants, prisoners, missing persons, stolen property, driver's license history checks, property titles and other information; enters same data in system and confirms acknowledgments of arrests by other agencies. Assists in performing quality control checks of daily computer entries in local computer system and NCIC/FCIC computer system; checks, validates and/or corrects entries; reviews and edits police reports for errors, accuracy and completeness. Prepares log sheets of police citations, maintains hard copies of parking citations; batches tickets for submittal to Clerk of Court, submits log sheets, citations and witness lists to Clerk of Court; updates files on paid and voided tickets; forwards unpaid tickets to Clerk's Office for vehicle tag liens, transmits citation data to the state; posts court disposition information on citations and in files. Assigns booking numbers to incoming prisoners; obtains prisoner information from arresting officer; runs criminal history and warrants checks; establishes prisoner file; coordinates transportation of prisoners to county jail. Maintains case and court information on felony cases; forwards information to State Attorney's Office. Posts traffic accidents on traffic transmittal log sheets and forwards to state highway department; enters case data in department computer system and forwards needed information to State Attorney's Office. Monitors the twenty four (24) hour observation surveillance cameras for holding cell security. Makes calls to other officers, detectives, special assignment units, and others for police assistance to include Special Weapons And Tactics, (SWAT), Informatio Technology (IT), Traffic Homicide Investigator(THI) and Hostage NegotiationsTeam, (HNT) call outs. Operates a variety of office equipment including telephone, typewriter, cash register, computer, teletype machine, printer, facsimile, document scanner, calculator, paper shredder, and dispatch radio. Delivers police documents and records to other local agencies, county courthouse, and to state agencies. Assists in the maintenance and security of police documents in accordance with Florida Schedule Retention Laws, Florida Department of Law Enforcement/Federal Bureau of Investigations (FDLE/FBI) user agreements and Florida Sunshine Laws-Florida State Statute 119. Reviews and redacts when necessary all police related documents in accordance with Public Records Laws. Reviews and codes all reports for FDLE/FBI Uniform Crime Reporting. Reviews shift transmittals for errors,completeness and accuracy, maintains logs, as well as scan/attach all documents created into the Records Management System. Coordinates with FDLE and County Court for Seal and Expungement of Records. Coordinates background checks for Agency employment, both internal and external agencies. Coordinates with Code Enforcement and tow companies on Curbstoning ordinance. Coordinates Public Records Requests with City Clerk and City Departments. Collects payment for Records Requests, Parking violations and Curbstoning violations. May participate in Emergency Mobilization during a State of Emergency. Assists with thelocal hearing process for Red Light Camera program including preparation of case information, scheduling and following up on cases. Assists with preparation of case information for local hearings. Acts as clerk for local hearings as to recording of the events that occur, and notifications to Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (DHSMV) Responds to questions relating to Red Light Camera program and local hearings. Works with City's camera vendor as to processing of infraction and hearing information. ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS High school diploma or equivalent; one (1) year previous experience that includes related clerical, administrative support and customer service work. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver's license. Must possess and maintain certification as a NCIC/FCIC terminal operator by the State of Florida or have the ability to obtain within one year (1) in the position and maintain the certification thereafter. Supplemental Information COMMUNICATION COMPETENCIES Effectively communicates with supervisor, employees, other departments, contractors, engineers, companies, vendors, outside agencies, the public, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems. Accurately and expeditiously receives and delivers messages and information to the appropriate individuals. Ability to prepare accurate and thorough written records and reports. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions and to complete assigned tasks with minimal supervisory direction. Ability to understand and quickly and accurately follow brief oral and written instructions on moderately complex matters. Ability to effectively communicate with co-workers, subordinates, management, Police Officers, Firefighters, Paramedics and the general public. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES (KSA's) Knowledge of the Florida and National Crime Information Center's systems, procedures and methods of accessing and inputting data. Knowledge of City and Department rules, regulations, policies and procedures. Knowledge of Florida's Public Records law(s); F.S.S. 119 as well as basic knowledge of State and Federal laws. Skilled at paying attention to minute detail in the performance of job duties. Ability to perform addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, calculate decimals and percentages. Ability to create and maintain logs and spreadsheets. Ability to accurately, effectively, and respectfully communicate digitally, orally and in writing. Ability to accurately perform general and specific clerical and administrative functions. Ability to multitask and manage a varied workload. Ability to operate various types of office equipment. Ability to utilize Microsoft Office and other software appropriate to department functions. Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective and harmonious working relationships with all persons interacted with during the performance of duties. Demonstrated ability to achieve a high level of accuracy in the performance of duties. PHYSICAL & SENSORY REQUIREMENTS / ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS Physical Ability : Tasks require the ability to exert light physical effort in sedentary to light work, but which may involve some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of light weight (10 pounds). Tasks may involve extended periods of time at a keyboard or work station. Sensory Requirements : Some tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate sounds, visual cues or signals. Tasks require the ability to communicate orally. Environmental Factors : Essential functions are regularly performed without exposure to adverse environmental conditions. The City of Boynton Beach, Florida, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S. C. 12101 et. seq.), the City of Boynton Beach will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. A review of this position has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties. All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements are subject to possible modifications to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent(s) will possess the abilities and aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat of significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. Requirements are representative of the minimum level of knowledge, skills, and ability. VETERANS' PREFERENCE Certain servicemembers and veterans, and the spouses and family members of such servicemembers and veterans, receive preference and priority in the City's hiring process. Additionally, certain servicemembers may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements in employment by the City.
City of Boynton Beach, FL Boynton Beach, Florida, United States
Sep 20, 2021
Full Time
Purpose of Classification The purpose of this classification is to answer multiple telephone lines, to communicate effectively with persons requesting emergency and non-emergency police, fire, or EMS assistance, to clearly relay information for dispatch or transfer calls appropriately, and to maintain logs and records of communications activities. Essential Functions The following duties and functions, as outlined herein, are intended to be representative of the type of tasks performed within this classification. They are not listed in any order of importance. The omission of specific statements of the duties or functions does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned. Performs multiple tasks simultaneously; takes appropriate action when presented with a routine call or a stressful life/death situation; remains calm under all circumstances. Answers incoming telephone calls; receives and transmits information, complaints, and requests for assistance. Communicates effectively and coherently over law enforcement, fire, rescue, and EMS radio channels; obtains necessary information and dispatches patrol cars, detectives, rescue squads, wreckers, and fire trucks; requests ambulances as needed; conducts investigations on some calls; assigns case numbers to calls. Maintains conversation with caller to obtain/verify pertinent information and to comfort them until assistance arrives; gives emergency medical pre-arrival instructions and CPR assistance over the telephone; interacts with highly emotional people who are experiencing death, illness, domestic abuse, child abuse, mental illness, suicide, natural disasters, etc. Operates teletype NCIC/FCIC and Palms; enters and retrieves information from computer; modifies, locates, maintains, saves, and/or clears files and records within database. Operates radios; monitors radio channels. Provides information and addresses to the public and police as requested; maintains information on pursuits; knows location of units at all times. Updates City and County locations and phone numbers. Maintains logs and records of radio activities, police actions, and calls taken by Fire Department; prepares and files a variety of reports. Notifies appropriate personnel and/or supervisor of critical situations, weather related information, and problems with communications or computer equipment. Attends training courses as offered by the department or as required by law to maintain applicable certifications, remain informed of departmental operations, and to promote improved job performance. Cooperates with federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies and their officers or representatives when activities are related to investigations with City jurisdiction. Additional Functions Takes and relays messages to officers and firefighters, other divisions, or local agencies; disseminates information to various departments and divisions. Maintains cleanliness of work area; restocks supplies. Performs other related duties as required. COMMUNICATION COMPETENCIES Effectively communicates with supervisor, employees, other departments, contractors, companies, vendors, outside agencies, the public, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems. Accurately and expeditiously receives and delivers messages and information to the appropriate individuals. Ability to prepare accurate and thorough written records and reports. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions and to complete assigned tasks with minimal supervisory direction. Ability to understand and quickly and accurately follow brief oral and written instructions on moderately complex matters. Ability to effectively communicate with co-workers, management, Police Officers, Firefighters, Paramedics and the general public. Minimum Qualifications High school diploma or equivalent; supplemented by little or no previous experience or training involving dispatching. Must be able to obtain certification as an Emergency Medical Dispatcher (EMD), and become certified by the Florida and National Crime Information Center (FCIC/NCIC) within six months of employment in addition to basic Telecommunicator training. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver's license. In accordance with FSS 401.465, effective October 1, 2012, all Communications Dispatchers must possess and maintain State of Florida 911 Public Safety Telecommunicator Certification, except new position incumbents in this classification. New position incumbents work under the direct supervision of a certified 911 Public Safety Telecommunicator until they achieve certification. Certification must be done within one (1) year of employment. All specified requirements under FSS 401.465 must be met to be eligible for certification, and must maintain the certification thereafter. The Boynton Beach public Safety / 911 Training Curriculum has been approved as a 911 Public Safety Telecommunicator Training Program by the Florida Department of Health. All 911 Employees, that provide training, are certified through the Association of Professional Communications (APCO) and the Florida Department of Health. Supplemental Information KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES Knowledge of the rules and regulations governing emergency communications. 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. Skilled at paying attention to minute detail in the performance of job duties. Ability to achieve a high level of compliance in the performance of duties. Ability to deal courteously and fairly when engaged in any activity with the public. Demonstrated ability to achieve a high level of compliance in the performance of duties. . Ability to establish and maintain harmonious working relationships with other co-workers, supervisors, other departments, Police Officers, Firefighters, Paramedics, other governmental and regulatory agencies and the general public. Ability to effectively and clearly communicate both orally and in writing. Ability to function and remain calm in a high stress environment. PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS / ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS Physical Ability : Tasks require the ability to exert light physical effort in sedentary to light work, but which may involve some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of light weight (up to 10 pounds). Tasks may involve extended periods of time at a keyboard or work station. Sensory Requirements : Some tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate sounds and visual cues or signals. Some tasks require the ability to communicate orally. Environmental Factors : Essential functions are regularly performed without exposure to adverse environmental conditions. The City of Boynton Beach, Florida, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S. C. 12101 et. seq.), the City of Boynton Beach will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. A review of this position has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties. All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements are subject to possible modifications to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent(s) will possess the abilities and aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat of significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. Requirements are representative of the minimum level of knowledge, skills, and ability. VETERANS' PREFERENCE : Certain servicemembers and veterans, and the spouses and family members of such servicemembers and veterans, receive preference and priority in the City's hiring process. Additionally, certain servicemembers may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements in employment by the City.