City of Boynton Beach

A tropical home town where the Atlantic and Florida’s Everglades meet, conveniently nestled in the coastal heart of Palm Beach County, Boynton Beach serves up waterfront dining, abundant shopping and lively entertainment. The nearby Gulf Stream brings cooling summer breezes and warm winter sunshine. 

Boynton Beach is a creative haven embracing artists, writers, entrepreneurs and dreamers. Its energetic downtown revival emanates from the busy Boynton Harbor Marina docks to the community’s historic heart and soul. 

"Catch a wave, Catch a fish, Catch your breath...Breeze into Boynton Beach, America’s Gateway to the Gulfstream. "

 

 

 

 

7 job(s) at City of Boynton Beach

City of Boynton Beach, FL Boynton Beach, Florida, United States
Oct 21, 2020
Full Time
Purpose of Classification The purpose of this classification is to assist with golf pro shop operations, golf cart maintenance, and other golf course activities and to provide customer service to golfers/customers.   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. Provides direction, guidance and assistance to employees; coordinates work activities; assigns and oversees work; develops work schedules to ensure adequate coverage. Operates the golf shop; performs shop opening/closing procedures; oversees activities of staff on duty, player assistants, cart attendants and range attendants. Coordinates starting time procedures; records starting times and number of rounds played; announces golfers to the tee. Performs customer service functions; provides assistance and information related to golf shop and golf course services, activities, merchandise, equipment rentals, fees, tee times, procedures, or other issues; responds to routine questions, complaints or requests for service; initiates problem resolution. Assists customers with golfing activities; provides direction/advice on proper swing and on use of different clubs; transports customers on golf course grounds using golf cart; administers CPR or first aid in emergency situations. Conducts merchandise sales; maintains inventory levels of merchandise, supplies, and other materials; stocks incoming merchandise; conducts periodic inventory counts. Collects moneys in payment of merchandise, golfing fees, equipment rentals, or other fees/services; records payments and issues receipts; balances cash receipts and forwards as appropriate. Performs various manual tasks associated with golf shop/golf course operations, which may include re-charging golf carts, loading golf bags into carts, cleaning golf clubs, replacing sand in golf cart sand buckets, or lifting heavy materials. Operates a variety of machinery, equipment and tools associated with golf shop/golf course operations, which may include a tractor, golf cart, golf cart carry-all, range ball machine, cash register, calculator, public announcement system, radio communications equipment, shovel, and mechanic tools. Performs general maintenance tasks necessary to keep equipment in operable condition, which may include inspecting equipment, refueling vehicles, washing/cleaning equipment, and cleaning shop/work areas; monitors equipment operations to maintain efficiency and safety; reports faulty equipment. Follows safety procedures, utilizes safety equipment, and monitors work environment to ensure safety of employees and other individuals. Operates a computer to enter, retrieve, review or modify data; verifies accuracy of entered data and makes corrections. Prepares or completes various forms, reports, correspondence, schedules, cash reports, production of play reports, pro shop procedures reports, inventory sheets, incident reports, or other documents. Receives various forms, reports, correspondence, pro shop procedures reports, personal checks, rules, regulations, policies, 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 divisions, other departments, customers, the public, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems. ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS Provides assistance or coverage to other employees as needed. Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications High school diploma or valid equivalent Three (3) years' previous experience including golf instruction, golf course operations, and customer relations. Must have successfully passed the Playing Ability Test (PAT) administered by the Professional Golfers' Association (PGA), and be an active PGA/LPGA Level 2 Associate. Must maintain, possess or attain a valid CPR and First Aid certification within 90 days of hire.  Must possess (or obtain within fourteen (14) days of hire) and maintain a valid Florida driver's license. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS PGA/LPGA Class A member in good standing and provide proof of membership. Supplemental Information 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 golf course management and operation practices and procedures. Professional knowledge of the standards techniques of playing and teaching golf and of golf terminology and etiquette. Ability to give golf instructions to the general public, individuals and groups. Knowledge of USGA rules, handicap, course rating system, and the mechanics of the golf swing. Knowledge of golf-related concessions and equipment merchandising, Knowledge of equipment necessary to maintain and efficiently operate a golf course and related facilities. Knowledge in the operation of computers, validating machines, cash registers, calculators and other common office machines with particular reference to receiving and accounting for the receipt of cash and making tee time reservations. . Ability to evaluate market trends in golf-related sportswear and equipment and the trend relation to the course's customers. Ability to communicate clearly and concisely with golf course staff and the public; maintain a congenial rapport with all those he/she comes in contact with. Ability to enforce golf course and facilities rules and regulations firmly, tactfully and impartially. Ability to communicate effectively and to supervise subordinates in golf course and facilities operations. Ability to take supply inventory and make appropriate purchases and reports. Ability to exercise good judgment in evaluating situations and making decisions. Ability to coordinate and expedite golf activities such as tournaments.
City of Boynton Beach, FL Boynton Beach, Florida, United States
Oct 21, 2020
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; one (1) year previous experience involving mechanics, electrical work, plumbing, construction, or general building maintenance.  Must possess and maintain (able to obtain within fourteen ((14)) days of hire) a valid Florida Class E 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 establish and maintain effective and harmonious working relationship with supervisors, subordinates, employees, other departments/agencies and the general public. 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.  
City of Boynton Beach, FL Boynton Beach, Florida, United States
Oct 21, 2020
Full Time
Purpose of Classification The purpose of this classification is to perform management-level, professional work and through the direction of the City Manager's Office, organize, coordinate and manage the City's public art program. This position serves as liaison to the Arts Commission, City and Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) staff, artists, design professionals, development community, neighborhood groups, and larger community; responsible for collections management and maintenance; development/implementation of the annual Art in Public Places Program.   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 the City liaison to the Arts Commission. Conducts and facilitates related public meetings and conferences with City staff. Attends all related pre-construction meetings and tracks projects through the applicable approval levels to final completion, including quasi-judicial board meetings, zoning and permitting committees and meetings. Develops, plans, schedules, implements, and manages art-related events. Recruits, trains and coordinates volunteers to present Art in Public Places Program information. Maintains positive relations with the media and prepares news releases and other promotional materials. Prepares designing and construction schedules, contracts and other written materials to coordinate public art projects and the public art program. Designs and produces informational materials and application documents for distribution to individual artist and art community to provide them with information on the selection process and to invite artwork proposals. Arranges for dedication ceremonies, artwork insurances and transference of title of completed projects, and coordinates related tours, speakers and publicity. Represents the City's interest while implementing a community-based public art program; plans, develops, implements and administers a fiscally sound program. Develops and monitors project budgets including project and program evaluations and status reports. Makes recommendations for the Art in Public Places Program budget. Coordinates alternative funding sources such as grant writing and events. Plans, develops and submits grant projects; submits all related financial reports; oversees and maintains accurate operational and budgetary files and records on program related projects; plans, develops, implements and administers budgetary plans and/or fiscal activities. Reviews and evaluates operations, studies procedures, recommends modification or changes and implements policies and procedures developed by management. Collaboratively resolves procedural, operational, and other work-related problems such as project scheduling, resource acquisition and allocation, and personnel. Plans, develops, directs, evaluates, and implements a public art plan, initiatives, and all aspects of public art projects to include art project planning, developing, scheduling, installation, tracking, coordinating artwork selection process, administering multiple project budgets, contracts and programs for artist and artwork which includes approval of concept design, proposal selection, installation of completed projects, identifying the scope of services to be provided by the artist and monitoring performance milestones and payments made to artist. Researches and maintains computerized inventory and information files on the City's Public Art Collection, potential and selected artists, the art/artist selection process and community selection board participants and technical information needed for artwork maintenance. ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS Performs other related duties as required. Work hours may include occasional evening meetings. Supervision is received from the Assistant City Manager who reviews work through observation, conferences, and results achieved. Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Fine Arts, Arts Administration, or closely related field; Three (3) years of previous experience in public arts administration.  Possess (or obtain within fourteen (14) days of hire) and maintain a valid State of Florida Driver's license. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Master's Degree from an accredited college or university in Arts Administration or closely related field. Municipal government work experience. Supplemental Information COMMUNICATION COMPETENCIES The ability to clearly communicate Department and City Goals, Policies, Strategic Plans and other key information to City Commission, customers, other employees, other departments, other governmental and regulatory agencies, the general public, and media representatives using multiple communication platforms. Effectively communicates with elected officials, the City Manager, customers, other employees, other departments, other governmental and regulatory agencies, the general public, community organizations, neighborhoods, districts, and media representatives 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 public information material to a diverse customer environment. Ability to understand and quickly and accurately follow brief oral and written instructions on confidential and complex matters. Ability to establish and maintain harmonious working relationships with elected officials, City Manager, customers, other employees, other departments, other governmental and regulatory agencies, the general public, and media representatives.  KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES   Knowledge of policies, procedures philosophy and objectives of municipal government. Comprehensive knowledge of contemporary visual art, and the history of public art projects and programs, including current critical theory. Knowledge of current developments in public art concepts, planning, and criticism. Knowledge of the methods involved in and the ability to organize and supervise all aspects of public art projects and programs. Knowledge of alternative funding sources including grant writing and fund raising events. Knowledge of and the ability to understand the community in relation to public art needs. Skilled at developing and meeting public art program goals and objectives, and long range plans. Skilled at using a variety of software programs and equipment to create enticing news releases and other promotional materials, Ability to conceptualize, plan, develop, and implement innovative and interesting public art projects Ability to clearly and eloquently communicate the aesthetic vision of communities and artists. Ability to establish and maintain effective and positive relations with the media and all affiliates of the City's public art program. Ability to plan, develop, implement and administer budgetary plans and/or fiscal activities to ensure a fiscally sound public arts program. Ability to effectively balance the interests of the City, artists, neighborhoods, and the general community.
City of Boynton Beach, FL Boynton Beach, Florida, United States
Oct 21, 2020
Full Time
Purpose of Classification Utilities Maintenance Mechanic Trainee Purpose The purpose of this classification is to perform intermediate semiskilled mechanical work assisting in the repair and maintenance of machinery/equipment at lift stations, water treatment plants, well fields, ground storage facilities, elevated water tank, and related facilities. Utilities Maintenance Mechanic Trainee Salary Range:  $16.40 - $24.61/hour or $34,112.00 - $51,188.80/annually    Utilities Maintenance Mechanic Purpose The purpose of this classification is to perform skilled/mechanical repair and maintain machinery/equipment at lift stations, water treatment plants, well fields, ground storage facilities, elevated water tank, and related facilities. Utilities Maintenance Mechanic Salary Range:  $19.55 -$29.33/hour or $40,664.00 -$61,006.40/annually    Utilities Maintenance Mechanic, Senior Purpose The purpose of this classification is to perform advanced skilled/mechanical repair and maintenance of machinery/equipment at lift stations, water treatment plants, well fields, ground storage facilities, elevated water tank, and related facilities. Utilities Maintenance Mechanic, Senior Salary Range:  $22.70 - $34.05/hour or $47,216.00 - $70,824.00/annually   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.   Utilities Maintenance Mechanic Trainee Essential Functions: Entry level Position to assist other staff with and learn the following tasks/duties:   Inspects, troubleshoots, and performs mechanical repair/maintenance on lift stations and water treatment plants' machinery/equipment, wet wells, pump station control panels, telemetry,  well fields, ground storage facilities, elevated water tanks, and related facilities; installs new systems, upgrades existing systems, and replaces old equipment; performs preventive maintenance and minor welding; and preventive maintenance work to maximize efficiency of equipment; tests machinery, equipment and parts for proper operations; and reports problem situations.   Diagnoses, installs, disassembles, maintains, and repairs lift station and plant equipment, which may include submersible and dry pumps, engines, drives, motors, generators, controls, tanks, chemical feed piping, concentrators, jets, media filters, control valves, hydraulic valves, control panels, air release valves, filter sweeps, lime slakers, silos, shakers, slurry/splitter boxes, polymer systems, phosphate systems, sonar level controllers, gear cases, sludge dryers, conveyor belts, agitators, thickeners, mixers, compressors, oilers, dryers, blowers, membrane systems, softening systems, degasifiers, odor control systems, vacuum systems, vacuum regulators, alarm systems, injectors, switch gears, and other machinery.   Receives and safely performs various work orders for repair/maintenance tasks, which may include oiling/greasing/lubricating machinery, rebuilding/aligning motors/pumps, rebuilding gear boxes, cutting/fitting pipes, repairing/replacing valves, repairing chemical lines,  replacing mechanical parts, checking containment areas, checking generators, exercising valves, locking out defective equipment, acidizing wells with sulfamil pellets, disinfecting wells, cleaning raw water lines, performing raw water well and lift station drawdowns, welding/fabricating and assembling metal parts and components, cleaning tanks and wetwells, resetting timers for automatic lights, calibrating machinery, digging holes/ditches, or lifting/moving heavy materials; transports, loads and unloads various equipment and materials used in projects.   Operates a variety of machinery, equipment, and tools associated with work activities, which may include a forklift, air compressor, pressure washer, generator, pump, confined space hoist, gas detector, welder, cutting torch, drill press, drill, saw, grinder, meters, gauges, self-contained breathing apparatus, ladder, carpentry tools, electrician tools, pipefitting tools, mechanic tools, calibration equipment, laser alignment systems and diagnostic instruments.   Performs general cleaning/maintenance tasks necessary to keep buildings, machinery, equipment, and tools in operable condition, which may include inspecting equipment, checking/replacing fluids, greasing equipment, replacing parts, washing/cleaning equipment, pressure washing machinery and facilities, painting buildings and machinery, and cleaning shop/work areas; monitors equipment operations to maintain efficiency and safety; reports faulty equipment.   Follows safety procedures, utilizes safety equipment, and monitors work environment to ensure safety of employees and other individuals.   Assists in monitoring inventory levels of parts, equipment, tools, or supplies to ensure adequate supply of materials; stocks shelves with incoming deliveries.   Reads and interprets architectural/engineering drawings, electrical, mechanical drawings, technical manuals, plans, and instructions.   Receives and interprets various forms, reports, correspondence, work orders, daily work reports, confined space entry sheets, warehouse order sheets, material safety data sheets,  maps, manuals, reference materials, or other documentation; reviews, completes, processes, forwards or retains as appropriate.   Monitors Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) and telemetry systems. Receives, evaluates, troubleshoots, and responds to lift stations, water plants, ground storage tanks, elevated water tanks, and well field alarms.   Operates a computer to enter, retrieve, review or modify Asset Management and GIS data; utilizes computer programs to monitor lift station and plant operations and diagnose/troubleshoot problems.   Communicates via telephone, computer e-mail 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 divisions, other departments, contractors, the public, and other individuals as needed, to coordinate safe work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems.   Reads professional literature; attends workshops and training sessions as appropriate to learn and keep abreast of new procedures, trends, and advances in the profession.   Utilities Maintenance Mechanic Essential Functions:   Inspects, troubleshoots, and performs mechanical repair/maintenance on lift stations and water treatment plants' machinery/equipment, wet wells, pump station control panels, telemetry,  well fields, ground storage facilities, elevated water tanks, and related facilities; installs new systems, upgrades existing systems, and replaces old equipment; performs preventive maintenance and minor welding; and preventive maintenance work to maximize efficiency of equipment; tests machinery, equipment and parts for proper operations; and reports problem situations.   Diagnoses, installs, disassembles, maintains, and repairs lift station and plant equipment, which may include submersible and dry pumps, engines, drives, motors, generators, controls, tanks, chemical feed piping, concentrators, jets, media filters, control valves, hydraulic valves, control panels, air release valves, filter sweeps, lime slakers, silos, shakers, slurry/splitter boxes, polymer systems, phosphate systems, sonar level controllers, gear cases, sludge dryers, conveyor belts, agitators, thickeners, mixers, compressors, oilers, dryers, blowers, membrane systems, softening systems, degasifiers, odor control systems, vacuum systems, vacuum regulators, alarm systems, injectors, switch gears, and other machinery.   Receives and safely performs various work orders for repair/maintenance tasks, which may include oiling/greasing/lubricating machinery, rebuilding/aligning motors/pumps, rebuilding gear boxes, cutting/fitting pipes, repairing/replacing valves, repairing chemical lines,  replacing mechanical parts, checking containment areas, checking generators, exercising valves, locking out defective equipment, acidizing wells with sulfamil pellets, disinfecting wells, cleaning raw water lines, performing raw water well and lift station drawdowns, welding/fabricating and assembling metal parts and components, cleaning tanks and wetwells, resetting timers for automatic lights, calibrating machinery, digging holes/ditches, or lifting/moving heavy materials; transports, loads and unloads various equipment and materials used in projects.   Operates a variety of machinery, equipment, and tools associated with work activities, which may include a forklift, air compressor, pressure washer, generator, pump, confined space hoist, gas detector, welder, cutting torch, drill press, drill, saw, grinder, meters, gauges, self-contained breathing apparatus, ladder, carpentry tools, electrician tools, pipefitting tools, mechanic tools, calibration equipment, laser alignment systems and diagnostic instruments.   Performs general cleaning/maintenance tasks necessary to keep buildings, machinery, equipment, and tools in operable condition, which may include inspecting equipment, checking/replacing fluids, greasing equipment, replacing parts, washing/cleaning equipment, pressure washing machinery and facilities, painting buildings and machinery, and cleaning shop/work areas; monitors equipment operations to maintain efficiency and safety; reports faulty equipment.   Follows safety procedures, utilizes safety equipment, and monitors work environment to ensure safety of employees and other individuals.   Assists in monitoring inventory levels of parts, equipment, tools, or supplies to ensure adequate supply of materials; stocks shelves with incoming deliveries.   Reads and interprets architectural/engineering drawings, electrical, mechanical drawings, technical manuals, plans, and instructions.   Receives and interprets various forms, reports, correspondence, work orders, daily work reports, confined space entry sheets, warehouse order sheets, material safety data sheets, maps, manuals, reference materials, or other documentation; reviews, completes, processes, forwards or retains as appropriate.   Monitors Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) and telemetry systems. Receives, evaluates, troubleshoots, and responds to lift stations, water plants, ground storage tanks, elevated water tanks, and well field alarms.   Operates a computer to enter, retrieve, review or modify Asset Management and GIS data; utilizes computer programs to monitor lift station and plant operations and diagnose/troubleshoot problems.   Communicates via telephone computer e-mail 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 divisions, other departments, contractors, the public, and other individuals as needed, to coordinate safe work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems.   Reads professional literature; attends workshops and training sessions as appropriate to keep abreast of new procedures, trends, and advances in the profession.   Provides assistance or coverage to other employees including on call and overtime, as needed.   Performs other related duties as required.   Utilities Maintenance Mechanic, Senior Essential Functions:   Leads a team of mechanics involved in safely repairing/maintaining lift station, wellfield and water treatment plant machinery and equipment. Provides direction, guidance, training, and assistance to employees; develops work schedules and makes work assignments; monitors status of work in progress; inspects completed work.   Assists supervisor  in coordinating and monitoring safe work activities with those of other divisions, departments, contractors, or others as needed; consults with supervisor to review work activities, status of work, and problems; makes suggestions to management for improvement of productivity; maintains records of work activities.   Monitors the Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) and telemetry systems. Receives, evaluates, troubleshoots, and coordinates response to lift stations, water plants, ground storage tanks, elevated water tanks, and well field alarms. Generates, evaluates, and responds to reports from the SCADA systems.   Receives and ensures the successful, safe completion of work orders generated by the City's maintenance management system.   Operates a computer to enter, retrieve, review or modify Asset management and GIS data; maintains logs/records of test results, assorted meter/gauge readings, chemical applications and other data.     Inspects, troubleshoots, and performs mechanical repair/maintenance on lift stations and water treatment plants machinery/equipment, wet wells, pump station control panels, telemetry,  well fields, ground storage facilities, elevated water tank, and related facilities; installs new systems, upgrades existing systems, and replaces old equipment; performs preventive maintenance and minor welding; schedules repairs and preventive maintenance work to maximize efficiency of equipment; tests machinery, equipment and parts for proper operations; reports problem situations.   Diagnoses, installs, disassembles, maintains, and repairs lift station and plant equipment, which may include submersible and dry pumps, engines, drives, motors, generators, controls, tanks, chemical feed piping, concentrators, jets, media filters, control valves, hydraulic valves, control panels, air release valves, filter sweeps, lime slakers, silos, shakers, slurry/splitter boxes, polymer system, phosphate system, OSG system, sonar level controllers, gear cases, sludge dryers, conveyor belts, agitators, thickeners, mixers, compressors, oilers, dryers, blowers, membrane systems, softening systems, degasifiers, vacuum systems, vacuum regulators, injectors, and other machinery.   Performs various repair/maintenance tasks to maintain operation efficiency and safety of buildings, machinery, equipment, and tools. These tasks may include inspecting equipment and reporting any defects,  oiling/greasing/lubricating machinery, pressure washing/cleaning equipment and facilities, painting buildings and machinery, rebuilding/aligning motors/pumps, rebuilding gear boxes, cutting/fitting pipes, repairing/replacing valves, repairing chemical lines, replacing mechanical parts, checking/ replacing fluids, checking containment areas, , checking generators, exercising valves, locking out defective equipment, acidizing wells with sulfamil pellets, disinfecting wells, cleaning raw water lines, performing raw water well and lift station drawdowns, welding/fabricating and assembling metal parts and components, cleaning tanks and wetwells, resetting timers for automatic lights, calibrating machinery, digging holes/ditches, or lifting/moving heavy materials; transports, loads and unloads various equipment and materials used in projects.   Operates a variety of machinery, equipment, and tools associated with work activities, which may include a crane, forklift, air compressor, pressure washer, generator, pump, confined space hoist, gas detector, welder, cutting torch, drill press, drill, saw, grinder, meters, gauges, self-contained breathing apparatus, ladder, carpentry tools, pipefitting tools, mechanic tools, calibration equipment, laser alignment systems and diagnostic instruments   Follows safety procedures, utilizes safety equipment, and monitors and promotes a safe work environment to ensure safety of employees and other individuals.   Monitors inventory levels of parts, equipment, tools, or supplies to ensure adequate supply of materials; initiates requests for new or replacement materials; stocks shelves with incoming deliveries.   Receives and reviews various architectural /engineering drawings/plans, maps, technical manuals and other related instructions, reference materials, material safety data sheets or other documentation. Forwards or retains as appropriate.   Completes or processes various forms, reports, correspondence, work orders, daily work reports, generator sheets, containment area sheets, confined space entry sheets, warehouse order sheets, drawdown reports, fuel reports, parts lists, overtime sheets, vacation requests, performance appraisal forms, or other documents. 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 divisions, other departments, contractors, the public, and other individuals as needed, to coordinate safe work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems.   Reads professional literature; attends workshops and training sessions as appropriate to keep abreast of new procedures, trends, and advances in the profession. Provides assistance, direction, guidance, training and coverage to other employees as needed.   Performs on-call and overtime work as needed   Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications Utilities Field Maintenance Mechanic Trainee Minimum Qualifications:   High school diploma or equivalent; Must have basic math and computer operations skills;  Must pass a basic education knowledge test; Must have some experience in manual labor and/or construction work; Possess (or obtain within fourteen (14) days of hire) and maintain a valid State of Florida Driver's license.  Individuals selected for this position will be required to successfully complete a training program within two (2) years in the position. The training program will cover all facets of the job, including plant and lift station mechanical maintenance. Successful completion of the training program will be based on meeting the criteria outlined in the Career Path Advancement Requirements section (below).  Failure to successfully complete the requirements of the program may result in termination from the training program and separation of employment.   Utilities Field Maintenance Mechanic Minimum Qualifications:   High school diploma or equivalent; Possess vocational/technical training in mechanical, piping, wastewater pumping systems and water treatment systems repair and maintenance; One (1) year of previous experience that includes repair and maintenance of wastewater pumping systems, water process/equipment, lime and/or membrane softening water treatment facilities, and mechanical and piping systems;   Two (2) years of closely related mechanical and plumbing work experience in a non-water utilities industry will be evaluated and may be considered in substitution of water utilities industry experience.  Possess a Wastewater C Certification or a Water Distribution Level 3 License. Must possess a valid Forklift Operator Certification or be able to obtain the certificate within six (6) months in position.  Possess (or obtain within fourteen (14) days of hire) and maintain a valid State of Florida Driver's license.   Utilities Field Maintenance Mechanic, Senior Minimum Qualifications:   High school diploma or equivalent; Possess by vocational/technical training in mechanical, piping, wastewater pumping systems and water treatment system repair and maintenance; Three (3) years of work experience within a Utility functional area in either Public Water Treatment/Wellfields or Lift Stations. The work experience combination must include a minimum of one (1) of year of work experience (in six month increments) within a non-assigned functional area (in Public Water Treatment/Wellfields or Lift Stations).  For existing employees at the time of implementing this classification, must have a minimum of six months (in three month increments) of work experience within a non-assigned functional area. Additional training may be required as deemed necessary and as available at a later date. Possess and maintain a valid Florida Level B Wastewater Collection Operator Certification and either a Florida Level III Water Distribution Operator License or a Water Treatment Plant Operator C License. Possess (or obtain within fourteen (14) days of hire) and maintain a valid State of Florida Class B Commercial Driver's license. Must possess a valid Forklift Operator Certification or be able to obtain the certificate within six (6) months in position.  Supplemental Information COMMUNICATION COMPETENCIES   UTILITIES MAINTENANCE MECHANIC TRAINEE 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, and to 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.   KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES   Basic math skills.   Customer service skills.   Demonstrates ability to use the tools and equipment in area of assignment.   Demonstrates ability to read maps.   Demonstrates ability to maintain work area in an organized manner.   Ability to record and deliver information accurately.   Ability to communicate both orally and in writing; understand and follow communications.   Ability to get along with others and work as a team.   Ability to work overtime   UTILITIES MAINTENANCE MECHANIC 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, and to 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.   KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES   Knowledge of various plant, wellfield and lift station equipment and facilities, as well as the ability to safely operate various machinery, equipment and tools required for their maintenance.   Knowledge of and the ability to follow safety procedures and properly utilize personal protective equipment (PPE).   Ability to effectively interact with coworkers, supervisors and other department staff, as well as the public and outside agencies.   Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.   Ability to safely perform various general repair/maintenance tasks which may include, but not limited to oiling/greasing, pipe fitting and repair, chemical handling, mechanical assembling, welding, and fabrication.   Ability to read and interpret technical manuals, drawings, plans, instructions, and all other relevant reference documentation.   Ability to operate a computer for operations monitoring via SCADA, and data entry/retrieval via various software applications such as MS Office, Asset management and GIS.   Ability to safely perform minor repairs of facilities and assist with general building/grounds maintenance work as needed.   Ability to assist with utilizing the utility's asset management work order system to obtain, complete and record assignment results   Ability to train and obtain crane operation certification.   UTILITIES MAINTENANCE MECHANIC, SENIOR 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 safe 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.   KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES   Ability to effectively interact with coworkers, supervisors and other department staff, as well as the public and outside agencies.   Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.   Ability to develop work schedules and assignments and to coordinate safe work activities with other departments, divisions or outside contractors as needed.   Knowledge of various plant, wellfield and lift station equipment, as well as the ability to safely and efficiently operate various machinery, equipment and tools required for their maintenance.   Knowledge of various general repair/maintenance procedures which may include, but not limited to laser alignment, oiling/greasing, pipe fitting and repair, chemical handling, mechanical assembling/welding/fabrication.   Ability to research equipment updates and available vendors for replacement parts, as well as preventative maintenance procedures. Ability to read and interpret technical manuals, drawings and other reference documentation.   Ability to mentor other mechanics and provide guidance and oversight of their maintenance and repair activities   Ability to operate a computer for operations monitoring via SCADA, and data entry/retrieval via various software applications such as MS Office, Asset management and GIS.   Knowledge of and the ability to follow and promote safety procedures and properly utilize personal protective equipment (PPE).   Ability to lead/supervise a team of workers in machinery/equipment repair and maintenance. Ability to perform quality checks on maintenance and repair activities performed by others.   Ability to perform minor repairs of facilities and assist with general building/grounds maintenance work as needed.   Ability to utilize asset management/work order system to receive and execute orders and record maintenance activities performed. TRAINEE, MECHANIC AND SENIOR 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 (50 pounds).   Sensory Requirements :  Some 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, pathogenic substances, heights, or confined spaces.     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 following requirements must be met to advance to Utilities Maintenance Mechanic:  Must have a minimum of one (1) year of work experience within a Utility functional area in either Public Water Treatment/Well fields, or Lift Stations. Must successfully complete the requirements of a training program within two (2) years by doing the following:  Complete provided mechanical training or coursework in the following areas:   Confined space training Defensive driving Blueprint reading Gear box maintenance Belts and chain drives Pumps and Valves Pipe fitting: components and practices Gaskets and couplings Bearings and lubrication Alignment of pumps and motors Other training as necessary and becomes available Must obtain a Wastewater C certification or a Water Distribution level 3 license Must complete a division area specific test with a minimum score of 70% Must meet 100% of the Utility Maintenance Mechanic Trainee's KSA's and 70% of the Utility Maintenance Mechanic's KSA's in one (1) divisional functional area. This list is not exhaustive and may be modified as required to facilitate successful operation of the Utilities department. Meeting the above career path advancement requirements must be verified and documented by the assigned supervisor. Experience and/or training received from an outside entity will be evaluated on a case by case basis for credit towards the above minimum work experience.     The following requirements must be met to advance to Utilities Maintenance Mechanic, Senior:  Must have a minimum of three (3) years of work experience within a Utility functional area in either Public Water Treatment/Wellfields or Lift Stations. The work experience combination must include a minimum of one (1) of year of work experience (in six month increments) within a non-assigned functional area (in Public Water Treatment/Wellfields or Lift Stations).  For existing employees at the time of implementing this classification, must have a minimum of six months (in three month increments) of work experience within a non-assigned functional area. Additional training may be required as deemed necessary and as available at a later date. Must obtain and maintain the State of Florida Wastewater Collection System Operator B Certification and either the State of Florida Level III Water Distribution License or a Water Treatment Plant Operator C License. Must obtain a State of Florida Class B Commercial Driver's License (CDL). Must complete tests specific to two (2) divisional areas at the mechanic level with a minimum score of 70%. Must meet 100% of the Utilities Maintenance Mechanic KSAs and 70% of the Utilities Maintenance Mechanic, Senior KSAs. This list is not exhaustive and may be modified as required to facilitate successful operation of the Utilities department. Meeting the above career path advancement requirements must be verified and documented by the assigned supervisor.   COMPETITIVE PROMOTIONAL ADVANCEMENT REQUIREMENTS    The following requirements must be met to be eligible to compete for advancement to Master Utilities Maintenance Mechanic:  Must have a minimum of ten (10) years of combined work experience within all mechanical utility functional areas to include Public Water Treatment/Wellfields, and Lift Stations.  Possession of an Associate's degree in engineering, business or public administration or in a related field can substitute for two (2) years of functional area experience. Must have led a crew of mechanics within a utility functional area as a Senior Mechanic, for a minimum period of two (2) years. Must obtain and maintain the State of Florida Level III Water Distribution License or a Water Treatment Plant Operator C License, and must maintain the State of Florida Wastewater collection system Level A certification. Must possess and maintain a valid certification to operate a crane and forklift or be able to obtain said certificate within sixty (60) days in position Must possess and maintain a Florida Class B CDL. This list is not exhaustive and may be modified as required to facilitate successful operation of the Utilities department. Meeting the above career path advancement requirements must be verified and documented by the assigned supervisor.  
City of Boynton Beach, FL Boynton Beach, Florida, United States
Oct 19, 2020
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.  This position is a temporary/part-time and receives no more than 29.5 hours per week.   A primary focus of this position will be ensuring the  upkeep and maintenance of our Solid Waste vehicles and delivering trash and recycle bins to residents.  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 involving manual labor, construction, solid waste, or a closely related area.  Possess (or obtain within fourteen (14) days of hire) and maintain a valid State of Florida Driver's license. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS High school diploma or valid equivalent. One (1) year of previous experience in solid waste/sanitation 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.  
City of Boynton Beach, FL Boynton Beach, Florida, United States
Oct 05, 2020
Full Time
Purpose of Classification Click on the following links for important required supplemental documents that must be attached to your online application at the time of submittal.   Supplemental Documents Checklist link: https://www.boynton-beach.org/sites/default/files/documents/2020-10/Firefighter-Supplemental-Checklist-10052020.pdf Affidavit/Tobacco Products link:  https://www.boynton-beach.org/sites/default/files/documents/tobacco-affidavit-fire-applicants.pdf If you are unable to upload the required documents as attachments to your online application, first SUBMIT  your online application. After submitting your online application,  please print, complete, and submit the supplemental pages along with all documents required on the checklist to the Human Resources and Risk Management department by  November 5, 2020  (Note: Documents will not be accepted if received after November 5, 2020, regardless of postmarked date) to: The City of Boynton Beach ATTN: Firefighter Recruitment-DG Human Resources Department 100 E. Ocean Ave Boynton Beach, FL 33425 The CPAT must be a Certified Physical Abilities Test and must be current on November 5, 2020 (posting deadline).  Contact NTN for testing sites. The City of Boynton Beach is requiring candidates to take and submit the National Testing Network Fire Team Assessment and the Candidate Physical Abilities Tests (CPAT) at the following link: www.nationaltestingnetwork.com You may schedule for the CPAT and the FireTeam test on NTN's website  www.nationaltestingnetwork.com  .  The CPAT costs $140 - $150, if you have already completed the CPAT within the last twelve (12) months (prior to the closing date of November 5, 2020) you do not need to take this test again, please send a copy of the scores with the rest of your Supplemental Documents.  The FireTEAM test costs $45 - $55 and you must select City of Boynton Beach as a department to submit your scores to.  (If you have already completed the  FireTEAM  test within the last twelve (12) months (prior to the closing date of November 5, 2020) you do not need to take this test again, please send a copy of the scores with the rest of your Supplemental Documents.) Salary: Annualized salary of $50,244.48, plus $3.75 hourly for certified Florida Paramedics once approved by the Fire Rescue Department's Medical Director. Live Fire/EMS scenarios will be conducted that highlights the job duties and essential functions of the position. Interviews will be held upon successfully passing the live Fire/EMS Scenarios. More details will be forthcoming.    The purpose of this classification is to perform emergency response work in firefighting, emergency rescue, and hazardous material response to protect the lives and properties of the citizens of the City. This position is responsible for performing fire suppression, emergency rescue, and/or hazardous material containment or cleanup work in response to alarms and operating associated equipment and apparatus; inspecting and maintaining equipment; performing fire inspections; and performing various maintenance and custodial duties at the assigned fire station.     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.   Responds with a company of firefighters to incidents requiring firefighting, emergency rescue or hazardous material response; may make initial determination of necessary personnel, equipment and suppression containment tactics until relieved by a higher-ranking officer. Drives fire truck or emergency medical apparatus to the emergency response scene, ensuring that warning devices are in operation when necessary; operates and monitors equipment and apparatus, such as pumps, hoses, gauges, air compressors, ladders, aerial platforms, and other related equipment. at emergency response scenes.   Advances hose lines into fire area; selects hose nozzle, depending on type of fire; lays and connects hoses; holds nozzle and directs stream of water onto fire; raises and climbs ladders; creates openings in buildings for ventilation or entrance using various hand and power tools; enters premises for firefighting, rescue, and salvage operations; uses chemical extin­guishers, bars, hooks, lines and other equipment.   Provides emergency medical care in accordance with established protocols for Basic Life Support; administers necessary emergency medical care requiring the use of suction units, immobilization equipment, and oxygen delivery systems; provides cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR); transports patients to hospitals.   Inspects assigned emergency response apparatus and equipment daily to ensure efficient operating condition and readiness; cleans and maintains equipment after completion of emergency response operations; fuels vehicles.   Identifies hazardous materials and type of container or carrier at spill scene; uses various booms and barriers to contain spills and mitigate runoff; performs fire suppression activities; assists in evacuation and decontamination operations.   Attends and participates in training sessions on topics, such as, fire suppression techniques, equipment techniques, emergency medical care, hazardous material containment, street layout and building, hydrant location, and any other training sessions assigned by the department. Prepares and maintains activity records, provides pertinent information to department personnel on following shift; reviews activity reports and confers with personnel from previous shift. ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS   Coordinates Fire/Rescue Explorer Program; conducts training and meetings for Teen Explorers; supervises Teen Explorers on ride-alongs;   Instructs CPR courses; performs blood pressure screenings.   Speaks to children and other citizens about safety; conducts fire station tours.   Maintains cleanliness of fire station.   Performs other related duties as required.   Minimum Qualifications Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent; and Must possess and maintain certification as a Certified Florida Firefighter; and Must possess and maintain a Certified Florida Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) or Paramedic; and Must possess and maintain a valid 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.   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   Comprehensive knowledge of the National Fire Protection Act (NFPA) 1001 guidelines. Knowledge of and skill in the operation and maintenance of the various types of apparatus, tools, and equipment used in firefighting and fire rescue activities.   Knowledge of all requirements in the Fire Rescue Career Ladder as stipulated in the International Association of Firefighters (IAFF) Collective Bargaining Agreement .   Knowledge of modern firefighting/emergency/rescue tactics and principles, fire investigation and prevention.   Knowledge of the use and operation of a wide variety of fire motorized and auxiliary apparatus.   Skilled in the preparation and delivery of effective verbal and written communications.    Skilled in operating standard office equipment including a computer and related Microsoft Office software.   Ability to quickly formulate action plans during an emergency.   Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, supervisors, officials and the public. 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 (50 pounds); may occasionally involve heavier objects and materials (100 pounds or more).   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, 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.  
City of Boynton Beach, FL Boynton Beach, Florida, United States
Sep 30, 2020
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.   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 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. 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: Physical Exam Drug Screen Psychological Evaluation Comprehensive Background Investigation Computer Voice Stress Analysis (CVSA) or similar assessment tool 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.