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. 

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19 job(s) at City of Boynton Beach

City of Boynton Beach, FL Boynton Beach, Florida, United States
Aug 16, 2019
Full Time
Purpose of Classification The purpose of this classification is to perform skilled/mechanical repair and maintenance of city vehicles and equipment.   Essential Functions The following duties are normal for this position.  The omission of specific statements of the duties 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 repair team leader; provides training to other workers as needed.   Performs routine diagnosis, general maintenance, and general mechanical repair work on city vehicles, mechanical equipment, and other machinery.   Performs general mechanical repair, maintenance, and preventive maintenance work, which may include dismantling, overhauling, repairing and reassembling engines, rebuilding/replacing transmissions, or rebuilding drive trains, carburetors, differentials, pumps and gear boxes.   Inspects, tests and repairs engine components and systems, such as ignition systems, computerized engine controls, electronic fuel injection systems, steering systems, electrical systems, suspension systems, hydraulic systems, brake systems, drive train systems, engine cooling systems, fuel systems, charging systems, starting systems, exhaust systems, emission systems, inflatable restraint systems, heating/air conditioning systems, power windows, lighting systems, or horns.   Performs routine and preventive maintenance on vehicles and equipment, which may include pumping fuel into vehicles, checking/replacing fluid levels, draining/replacing oil, changing/replacing filters, lubricating mechanical parts, rotating tires, replacing tires/belts/hoses, checking batteries, greasing equipment, flushing radiators, and performing tune-ups/alignments.   Performs welding work on vehicles/equipment, which may include welding metal components, constructing or fabricating parts, or adapting existing parts when appropriate parts are unavailable.   Operates a variety of machinery, equipment, and tools associated with repairing, maintaining and testing equipment and vehicles, which may include a motor vehicle, vehicle lift, scanning tools, diagnostic analyzer, tire changer, tire balancer, battery charger, hydraulic jack, air compressor, pressure washer, generator, air conditioner recycling/recharging station, welder, torch, soldering iron, brake lathe, drill press, hydraulic press, grinder, gauges, meters, mechanic tools, and diagnostic instruments.   Tests vehicles, machinery, equipment, and parts for proper operations.   Performs general cleaning/maintenance tasks necessary to keep tools/equipment in operable condition, which may include inspecting equipment, checking/replacing fluids, greasing equipment, washing/cleaning vehicles and equipment, and cleaning shop/work areas; monitors equipment operations to maintain efficiency and safety; reports faulty equipment.   Ensures availability of parts, tools, or supplies needed to operate/maintain vehicles/equipment; initiates orders for additional or replacement items; reviews incoming orders to ensure accuracy and completeness.   Follows safety procedures, utilizes safety equipment, and monitors work environment to ensure safety of employees and other individuals; reports accidents and incidents.   Maintains logs, service records, warranty records, and other documentation.   Prepares or completes various forms, reports, correspondence, work orders, training reports, or other documents.   Receives various forms, reports, correspondence, work orders, work request forms, preventive maintenance checklists, invoices, safety newsletters, publications, technical manuals, electrical diagrams, reference materials, or other documentation; reviews, completes, processes, forwards or retains as appropriate.   Operates a computer to retrieve, review, enter, or modify data; utilizes database, diagnostic or other software programs.   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, co-workers, employees, other departments, customers, the public, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems.   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 or delivering vehicles, parts, or supplies.   Provides assistance or coverage to other employees as needed.   Performs other related duties as required.   Minimum Qualifications   MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS   High school diploma or equivalent; supplemented by vocational/technical training in automotive mechanics automotive mechanics or medium/heavy truck mechanics and one (1) year previous experience and/or training involving automotive electronics, automotive repair/maintenance, and welding/fabrication. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida Commercial Driver's License (CDL) including appropriate endorsement(s) or may be hired as a Trainee and must obtain within six months of hire date.   PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS ASE Certified Experience with diesel engines, airbrakes, heavy equipment, hydraulics, solid waste trucks, and fire apparatus.   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 automotive and diesel/truck mechanics Ability to perform general mechanical repair, maintenance, and preventive maintenance work Ability to perform welding work on vehicles/equipment Ability to operate a variety of machinery, equipment, and tools associated with repairing, maintaining and testing equipment and vehicles Ability to communicate effectively with supervisors, co-workers, employees, other departments, customers, and the general public Ability to tests vehicles, machinery, equipment, and parts for proper operations Ability to use scan tools and computerized diagnostic software PHYSICAL & SENSORY REQUIREMENTS / ENVIRONMENT 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 : Tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate colors or shades of colors, sounds, odor, 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, 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
Aug 16, 2019
Part Time
Purpose of Classification This is a part-time position in the Afterschool Program with no full time benefits. The selected candidate will work approximately 15 hours per week. Hours may vary depending on need. The purpose of this classification is to supervise recreation activities, including opening facility; greeting and assisting people; answering the telephone; and maintaining order in the recreation facility. 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.   Organizes and sets up programs and activities; supervises recreation activities; resolves differences that may arise during play.   Greets the public at the front desk; answers the telephone; gives information over the phone and in person; registers users; collects fees; balances cash/registers.   Opens and closes the recreation building; checks buildings; reports any maintenance problems; maintains order in the building; checks keys in and out.   Makes copies; folds and stuffs envelopes; types labels, letters, and charts; keeps files in order; prepares bulletin board and flyers; prepares supply order for office; completes computer file backup.   Reads newspapers and clips articles for scrapbook; reads manuals and instructions.   Attends meetings.   Afterschool Program: registers participants; assists students with their homework; breaks down and delivers snacks; gathers materials and equipment for use in implementing plans; submits bi-weekly activity plans; complies with established policies, procedures, and regulations of the Recreation and Parks Department, the City, Department of HRS, CSC, and the school board.   ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS Attends to custodial duties, when needed.   May make mail deliveries.   Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications High school diploma or equivalent ; supplemented by six (6) months previous experience or training. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver's license. Florida Commercial Driver's License including appropriate endorsement(s) is preferred. Individuals selected for a position must possess valid CPR/First Aid Certification prior to date of hire and must maintain the certification thereafter.     Supplemental Information Data Utilization : Requires the ability to compile, assemble, copy, record and/or transcribe data according to a prescribed schema or plan. Includes judging whether readily observable functional, structural or compositional characteristics are similar to or divergent from prescribed standards, procedures or routines.   Human Interaction : Requires the ability to exchange information for the purpose of clarifying details within well established policies, procedures and standards.   Equipment, Machinery, Tools, and Materials Utilization : Requires the ability to operate, maneuver and/or control the actions of equipment, machinery, tools, and/or materials used in performing essential functions.   Verbal Aptitude : Requires the ability to utilize a variety of reference data and information.   Mathematical Aptitude : Requires the ability to perform addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.   Functional Reasoning : Requires the ability to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagrammatic form. Involves semi-routine standardized work with some latitude for independent judgment concerning choices of action.   Situational Reasoning : Requires the ability to exercise judgment, decisiveness and creativity in situations involving a variety of generally pre-defined duties which are often characterized by frequent change.
City of Boynton Beach, FL Boynton Beach, Florida, United States
Aug 15, 2019
Full Time
Purpose of Classification Utilities Maintenance Mechanic Trainee Salary Range: $15.7738-$23.6608/hour or $32,809.50-$49,214.46/annually Utilities Maintenance Mechanic Salary Range: $18.7990-$28.1986/hour or $39,101.92-$58,653.09/annually  Utilities Maintenance Mechanic, Senior Salary Range: $21.8227-$32.7409/hour or $45,391.22-$68,101.07/annually Utilities Field Maintenance Mechanic Trainee Purpose The purpose of this classification is to delineate the job requirements for entry level individuals who assist with the repair and maintenance of mechanical machinery/equipment at lift stations, water treatment plants, well fields, ground storage facilities, elevated water tank, and related facilities. Utilities Field Maintenance Mechanic Purpose The purpose of this classification is to delineate the job requirements for individuals who repair and maintain mechanical machinery/equipment at lift stations, water treatment plants, well fields, ground storage facilities, elevated water tank, and related facilities. Utilities Field Maintenance Mechanic, Senior Purpose The purpose of this classification is to delineate the job requirements for individuals who lead a team of workers in the repair and maintenance of mechanical machinery/equipment at lift stations, water treatment plants, well fields, ground storage facilities, elevated water tank, 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. Utilities Field 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, architectural drawings, electrical drawings, 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 Field 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, architectural drawings, electrical drawings, 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 Field 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. Must possess and maintain a valid State of Florida Class E driver's license or, if in possession of an equivalent license in another state, be able to obtain a Florida driver's license within thirty (30) days of employment. 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; supplemented by 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.    Must 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.  Must possess and maintain a valid State of Florida Class E driver's license or, if in possession of an equivalent license in another state, be able to obtain a Florida license within thirty (30) days in position. Utilities Field Maintenance Mechanic, Senior Minimum Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent; supplemented by vocational/technical training in mechanical, piping and water treatment system repair/maintenance; 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 have and maintain a valid Florida Level C Wastewater Collection Operator Certification and either a Florida Level III Water Distribution Operator License or a Water Treatment Plant Operator C License. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida Class B Commercial Driver's License (CDL). If in possession of an equivalent license in another state, must have the ability to obtain a Florida CDL license within thirty (30) days in position. Must possess a valid forklift certification. Must possess a valid certification to operate a crane or be able to obtain said certificate within sixty (60) days in position.   Supplemental Information UTILITIES MAINTENANCE MECHANIC TRAINEE COMMUNICATION COMPETENCIES Effectively communicates with supervisor, employees, other departments 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 understand, follow oral and written instructions. Demonstrated ability to complete assigned tasks with minimal supervisory direction. Ability to understand and quickly and accurately follow brief oral and written instructions on basic 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.   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. 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 :  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.  
City of Boynton Beach, FL Boynton Beach, Florida, United States
Aug 15, 2019
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 previous experience as a Communications Dispatcher within a 911 Emergency Communications Center. Must obtain certification as an Emergency Medical Dispatcher (EMD) within first twelve (12) months of employment, 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.   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.  
City of Boynton Beach, FL Boynton Beach, Florida, United States
Aug 15, 2019
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.  This position is a part-time and receives no more than 29.5 hours per week.  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 MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS   High school diploma or valid equivalent; supplemented by one (1) year of previous experience involving manual labor, construction, solid waste, or a closely related area.  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), 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.    
City of Boynton Beach, FL Boynton Beach, Florida, United States
Aug 15, 2019
Full Time
Purpose of Classification The purpose of this classification is to provide optimal front line services to customers.  Front line customer services include four (4) functional areas: Customer Relations, Billing, Meter Services, and Capital Development and Backflow.  Employees in this classification are eligible for noncompetitive career path advancement to Customer Relations Specialist II after meeting the established career path advancement requirements.   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.   Communicates with customers, peers, supervisors, and managers electronically, by telephone and in person.   Utilizes billing system to maintain data, generate reports, create bills, establish service, and perform backflow maintenance,   Utilizes Property Appraiser system and other resources or records to verify addresses, map locations, to obtain ownership, verify service area, and services needed.   Reviews month-end account reports, consumption reports, and billing charts.   Drafts account payment agreements for utility accounts.   The following essential functions are listed by and are representative of functions performed in the divisional areas of assignment within the Utilities department.   CUSTOMER RELATIONS:   Conducts basic bill investigations using billing systems, meter reading system database, and payment systems.   Provides information regarding City services, billing inquiries and customer accounts; schedules customer appointments as directed.   Explains Utility Guide information and Customer Account Policy to customers, including account initiation requirements, billing errors, high consumption, water pressure, conservation, and property responsibility versus Utility responsibility.   Coordinates the set-up of new service accounts; receives and processes initial deposits.   Reviews customer account applications, service changes, delinquent accounts, and work orders.   Prepares adjustment requests to credit and debit customer accounts.   Updates customer account information as needed, which includes e-mail, mailing address and phone number.   Processes lien searches for outstanding balances.   Coordinates the opening and closing of work orders with proper codes, charges and notations.   Dispatches calls for water leaks and other utility system investigations; assists field staff with questions and account information.     BILLING   Prepares customer accounts for monthly billing of services, including water, sewer, stormwater, refuse and reuse.  Maintains customer accounts and updates billing cycle information.   Runs cycle bills for all customers; uses reports to confirm and ensure billing accuracy.   Runs initial, final, off cycle and deposit bills.   Transfers and closes out accounts; processes refunds; reviews delinquent and bankruptcy accounts and takes appropriate action; researches illegal water consumption accounts.   Assists in analyzing utility bills by generating billing reports, reviewing high/low readings, and drafting necessary billing adjustments.   Notifies customers in advance of high bills.     METER SERVICES   Reviews equipment work orders, meter readings, customer lists, billing reports, and other reports to determine if a field investigation is required and if system information needs correction. Creates, processes and closes work orders for meter replacements, repairs, re-reads, and zero consumption in order for bill processing to continue without error.   Reads routes in Meter Database including transferring data to Excel for field verification work; enters the data into billing software.   Communicates with customers regarding meter sets; Assists with status and appointments and verifies readiness for meter set.   Frequently uses reports for verification of equipment links, meters, registers, and related links in order for processes to continue smoothly.   Uploads and downloads data between the utility billing system and the meter data system to facilitate billing.   Reviews exception reports and takes action to ensure the most efficient billing.   Identifies meter errors and makes corrections to maintain automated reading efficiency above 98%.   Reviews other various reports to ensure that meters are working properly and any variations are investigated through work order processes.   Identifies errors for billing staff to correct and notify customers of potential issues with consumption related billing.     CAPITAL DEVELOPMENT AND BACKFLOW Collects and processes payments for water meter deposits, utility connection and capital facility fees, monthly utility bills, and delinquent accounts.  Prepares information and cost estimates for potential customers.   Explains the process for new customers, developers, contractors, etc.   Verifies service availability.   Establishes new utility service accounts.   Prepares water service agreements and related paperwork for execution.   Answers questions from contractors and developers; continues capital development process assisting customers with surveys and related customer connection issues.   Works with Utility Engineering division in regard to capital development, keeping track of capital facility charges and status of projects through meter set.   Works with the City Building Department for any internal City Capital projects, and ensures Utility requirements are met, via surveys, inspections and signoffs prior to meter set.   Dispatches all non-customer water leak field related situations. Examples include wastewater backups, unknown utility situations, sink holes, and large water main breaks. Keeps records on the dispatch events for follow up and historical tracking to identify areas of infrastructure concern.   Utilizes database to manage backflow equipment inventory due date for inspection and re-certification program; adds new units to the system. Utilizes inventory tracking within the billing software for expiration of units. Creates and manages backflow certification renewal letters to customers and updates in tracking system for follow-up including repairs, replacements and compliance; works closely with backflow certification staff and report review staff for continual maintenance of the backflow database.   Performs other related duties as required.   Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS   High school diploma or valid equivalent and at least two (2) years of previous customer relations and billing experience.   Must possess and maintain a valid State of Florida Driver's License.     PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS   Experience with the SunGard governmental sector CIS Module and meter reading database. Utilities customer relations and account billing experience.   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, consistently 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 knowledge of the various avenues of acquiring property; is able to identify common ways to transfer property ownership.   Basic knowledge of delinquency and debt accumulation as it pertains to property, demonstrates understanding between owner balances and tenant balances, and when each one can be collected.   Basic knowledge of monthly billing processes/cycle billing, and fees associated with the monthly bills. Can distinguish the various categories of billing, and the differences, including inside and outside City limits, the services provided, the rate differences, usage rates and flat rates.   Basic knowledge of all that entails billing based on consumption; Understands the concepts of usage rates and tiered rate structures and conservation rates; Identifies bulk usage rates and supporting documentation.   Basic knowledge of account change over; demonstrates the requirements when account changes are requested.   Basic knowledge of when to terminate and initiate an account for a property and how to produce the appropriate paperwork.   Basic knowledge of Palm Beach County Property Appraiser records filing, searches, and policies, and what data is available.   Basic knowledge of utilities and the implications on properties, whether commercial or residential, understanding the existence of various statutes related to public utilities and responsibilities.   Ability to provide consistent optimal customer service in a respectful and courteous manner.   Basic knowledge of real estate practices and property ownership; awareness of the responsibilities and the supporting laws that govern.   Ability to effectively resolve a wide range of problems, whether with a customer or within the system.   Ability to conduct basic bill investigations on delinquency and debt accumulation, payments, and on consumption investigations using SunGard and the meter reading data base.     Ability to effectively and accurately share knowledge of duties with coworkers.   Basic knowledge of mathematic and accounting principles with attention to accuracy.   Knowledge of basic concepts of bankruptcy and write-off.   Ability to consistently comply with policy, process, and procedural changes with accuracy.  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 :   Tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate sounds, and 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.   CAREER PATH ADVANCEMENT REQUIREMENTS:   Current employees may be considered for progression into a higher Customer Relations Specialist level based on meeting the career path qualifications and requirements.  Newly hired employees may be considered for placement into a higher Customer Relations Specialist level based on verification of the individual meeting the minimum qualifications of the level.     The following requirements must be met to advance to, or be hired as a Customer Relations Specialist II:   Associates degree in Public Administration, Business Management, Communications or a closely related field and two (2) years of previous Utilities customer relations and account billing experience; or High school diploma or valid equivalent and four (4) years of previous Utilities customer relations and account billing experience. Must meet 100% of the Level I KSAs, 70% of the Level II KSAs and 100% of the Communication Competencies. Must complete an assessment in two (2) of the four (4) functional areas of the position (Customer Relations, Billing, Meter Reading, and Capital Development and Backflow) with a minimum score of 70%. Employees who fail to obtain a minimum score of 70% will have a three (3) month waiting period to re-take the assessment. Proof of meeting all of the above requirements/qualifications must be demonstrated by the candidate and verified by the Customer Relations Supervisor.   The following requirements must be met to advance to, or be hired as a Customer Relations Specialist III:   Associates degree in Public Administration, Business Management, Communications or a closely related field and five (5) years of previous Utilities customer relations and account billing experience; or High school diploma or valid equivalent and seven (7) years of previous Utilities customer relations and account billing experience; Demonstrates proficiency in the performance of the Levels I through III essential functions of all four (4) of the functional areas of the position Customer Relations, Billing, Meter Reading, and Capital Development and Backflow) and the communication competencies. Must meet 100% of Levels I & II KSAs, 70% of Level III KSAs and 100% of the Communication Competencies. Must complete an assessment in all four (4) functional areas of the position (Customer Relations, Billing, Meter Reading, and Capital Development and Backflow) with a minimum score of 70%. Employees who fail to obtain a minimum score of 70% will have a three (3) month waiting period to re-take the assessment. Proof of meeting all of the above requirements/qualifications must be demonstrated by the candidates and verified by the Customer Relations Supervisor.  
City of Boynton Beach, FL Boynton Beach, Florida, United States
Aug 15, 2019
Full Time
Purpose of Classification The purpose of this classification is to drive or operate trucks (tandem-axle or special utility vehicles), tractors, and other equipment where driving and maneuvering the vehicle constitutes the majority of the work required to complete tasks for various maintenance, upkeep, construction projects, and/or 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.   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.   The following general essential functions are listed and representative of functions performed by all Equipment Operators within the Public Works department.     Drives trucks, tractors, and other vehicles in order to advance projects relating to maintenance and construction activities for various departments; 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.   Inspects and prepares equipment for safe and proper operation prior to beginning work for the day; performs light maintenance on equipment, which includes changing oil, refueling, and refilling lubricants; cleans vehicles, beds, and mounted equipment upon completion of assignments; secures vehicle after use.   Performs basic and semi-skilled labor as appropriate to assist in completion of maintenance, upkeep, and construction projects; picks up paper, limbs, and other debris; uses hand tools and operates motorized tools as necessary to complete assigned task; manually loads, moves, and arranges materials.   The following essential functions are listed and representative of functions performed in the divisional areas of assignment within the Public Works department.   SOLID WASTE   Performs scheduled pick up of garbage at residential and commercial locations throughout the City where designated garbage cans are used. Frequently exits and re-enters garbage truck to manually pick up garbage; pulls and/or pushes garbage cans from properties to the rear loader of the garbage truck and position 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.   Drives tandem-axle garbage truck  along a commercial or residential route to collect refuse; makes frequent stops at appropriate intervals to position truck near refuse containers; maintains the pace of collection activities by determining the length of time spent at each stop in order to ensure timely completion of assigned route; may serve in a lead capacity over crew. ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS   Operates vehicles in lower classifications as needed or assigned to complete division or departmental projects and workload.   Performs other related duties as required. 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 relationships with Supervisor, customers, other employees, other departments, other governmental and regulatory agencies, and the general public as needed.     KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES   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. Ability to understand and follow direction. Ability to property use tools and equipment. Ability to perform assigned tasks under only general supervision. Ability to plan and organize daily work routine, and to estimate expected time of completion. Ability to navigate routes for daily tasks Ability to transport and remove materials, equipment, debris, and/or refuse from specified areas.   Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS   High school diploma or valid equivalent; one (1) year of previous experience involving operation of related equipment; Must possess and maintain a valid State of Florida Commercial Driver's License (CDL) including appropriate endorsement(s).   PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS / ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS   Physical Ability :  Tasks require the regular and sustained performance of moderately physically demanding work, involving some combination of climbing and balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and crawling, and that involves 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, depth, and visual cues or signals.    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.          
City of Boynton Beach, FL Boynton Beach, Florida, United States
Aug 15, 2019
Part Time
Purpose of Classification This position has the opportunity to earn shared gratuities from patrons. Gratuities are not guaranteed. The purpose of this classification is to assist with golf pro shop operations, golf cart maintenance, starting golfers, picking the range if needed 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 golfers/customers.   Performs customer service functions; provides assistance and information related to golf course operations, activities, equipment rentals, fees, procedures, or other issues; responds to routine questions, complaints or requests for service; initiates problem resolution.   Transports customers on golf course grounds using golf cart; administers CPR or first aid in emergency situations.   Performs various manual tasks associated with golf shop/golf course operations, which may include re-charging golf carts, cleaning golf carts, loading golf bags into carts, cleaning golf clubs, replacing sand in golf cart sand buckets, starting customers, picking the driving range 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, two-way radio, shovel, and mechanic tools.   Performs general maintenance tasks necessary to keep equipment in operable condition, which may include golf car battery maintenance, maintaining proper air pressure in tires, 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.   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, customers, 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   MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS   Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver's license. Must  have knowledge of golf rules.     PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS   Experience working at a public/municipal golf facility. Possess CPR certification.   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   Ability to operate golf cart and motor-driven range equipment.   Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.   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 work within a team environment.   Ability to adhere to all safety regulations of the department and City.   Ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions as may be required.   Must have sufficient physical strength necessary for performance of duties.   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 (20-60 pounds).   Sensory Requirements :  Some tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate 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 extremes, bright/dim light, machinery, 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
Aug 15, 2019
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.   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 MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS   Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver's license.    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS   High School Diploma or GED. Experience and/or training involving golf course maintenance, turf management, landscaping, or grounds maintenance. CPR certified.   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.  
City of Boynton Beach, FL Boynton Beach, Florida, United States
Aug 15, 2019
Part Time
Purpose of Classification The purpose of this classification is to perform park patron service work involving public relations and safe use and enjoyment of City parks.  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.   Meets the public and gives information concerning parks facilities, park rules and regulations and other matter 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   Assists in providing 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. 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.    
City of Boynton Beach, FL Boynton Beach, Florida, United States
Aug 15, 2019
Full Time
Purpose of Classification The purpose of this classification is to execute multiple routine and unexpected work requests, including maintaining lawns, landscapes, and tennis courts, setting up and breaking down for programs and special events, delivering mail, and checking and fueling departmental vehicles.   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.   Picks up debris and litter; cleans shelters and grills.   Sets up and breaks down special events; hooks up and breaks down sound system for concerts; sets up temporary in-line skating rink; sets up risers, chairs, and music stands for concerts; hangs and takes down art for art show; hands quilts and sets up quilt racks.   Loads and unloads equipment.   Measures and paints football, soccer, and baseball fields.   Opens gates and restrooms.   Deals with the public; directs citizens; answers questions.   Attends meetings and seminars, as required.   Parks Maintenance Workers assigned to Parks Division or Forestry & Grounds Division perform the following additional duties:   Performs lawn and landscape maintenance; mows with riding, walk-behind, and reel mower; edges and line trims; trims trees, hedges, and ground cover; rakes and removes debris; applies mulch; controls weeds; fertilizes landscape areas; controls weed and insects; lays sod.   Operates light equipment like lawn mowers, vans, pick-up trucks, weed eaters, and edger.  Uses front-end loader, chain saw dump truck and backhoe if necessary.   Inspects irrigation system; performs vehicle inspections; inspects equipment and grounds for safety hazards; secures, repairs, and reports hazards.   Prepares for hurricanes and clean up.   ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS   Transports customers to and from programs.   Provides phone coverage on as need basis.   Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications High school diploma or valid equivalent; supplemented by 5 months previous experience involving lawn and landscape maintenance, tennis court maintenance, or special events/program set-up.  Must possess and maintain a valid Class E Florida driver's license.    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 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 landscaping maintenance procedures and processes.   Knowledge of the hazards and safety precautions of the profession.   Ability to work in a variety of weather conditions while performing maintenance tasks.   Ability to effectively interact with coworkers, supervisors and other department staff, as well as the public and outside agencies.   Ability to read and interpret technical manuals, drawings, plans, instructions, and all other relevant reference documentation. 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 (up to 60 pounds).   Sensory Requirements : Tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate colors or shades of colors, sounds, taste, odor, 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, electric currents, traffic hazards, toxic agents, 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
Aug 15, 2019
Part Time
Purpose of Classification The purpose of this classification is to execute multiple routine and unexpected work requests, including maintaining lawns, landscapes, and tennis courts, setting up and breaking down for programs and special events, delivering mail, and checking and fueling departmental vehicles.   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.   Picks up debris and litter; cleans shelters and grills.   Sets up and breaks down special events; hooks up and breaks down sound system for concerts; sets up temporary in-line skating rink; sets up risers, chairs, and music stands for concerts; hangs and takes down art for art show; hands quilts and sets up quilt racks.   Loads and unloads equipment.   Measures and paints football, soccer, and baseball fields.   Opens gates and restrooms.   Deals with the public; directs citizens; answers questions.   Attends meetings and seminars, as required.   Parks Maintenance Workers assigned to the Special Events Crew perform the following additional duties:   Sets up regular programs; sets up tables and chair; breaks down and cleans up after program.   Fills ice and water coolers; cleans shuffleboard courts; maintains bathrooms when needed; replaces basketball nets.   Checks, cleans, and fuels departmental vehicles; takes vehicles to shop for repairs; prepares vehicle work orders.   Delivers interdepartmental mail to all recreational buildings.   Changes marquee signs; installs and removes signs at various locations in the City.   Paints tables, signs, and parts of buildings; assembles office furniture.   Drives City officials; drives visually impaired individuals to and from events; transports tables, chairs, tents, etc.; makes pick-ups and deliveries to businesses.   Parks Maintenance Workers assigned to Parks Division or Forestry & Grounds Division perform the following additional duties:   Performs lawn and landscape maintenance; mows with riding, walk-behind, and reel mower; edges and line trims; trims trees, hedges, and ground cover; rakes and removes debris; applies mulch; controls weeds; fertilizes landscape areas; controls weed and insects; lays sod.   Operates light equipment like lawn mowers, vans, pick-up trucks, weed eaters, and edger.  Uses front-end loader, chain saw dump truck and backhoe if necessary.   Inspects irrigation system; performs vehicle inspections; inspects equipment and grounds for safety hazards; secures, repairs, and reports hazards.   Prepares for hurricanes and clean up.   ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS   Transports customers to and from programs.   Provides phone coverage on as need basis.   Performs other related duties as required.   Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS   High school diploma or valid equivalent; supplemented by 5 months previous experience involving lawn and landscape maintenance, tennis court maintenance, or special events/program set-up.  Must possess and maintain a valid Class E Florida driver's license.    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 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 landscaping maintenance procedures and processes.   Knowledge of the hazards and safety precautions of the profession.   Ability to work in a variety of weather conditions while performing maintenance tasks.   Ability to effectively interact with coworkers, supervisors and other department staff, as well as the public and outside agencies.   Ability to read and interpret technical manuals, drawings, plans, instructions, and all other relevant reference documentation. 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 ( up to 60 pounds).   Sensory Requirements : Tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate colors or shades of colors, sounds, taste, odor, 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, electric currents, traffic hazards, toxic agents, 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
Aug 15, 2019
Full Time
Purpose of Classification The purpose of this classification is to operate medium to heavy equipment and perform semi-skilled tasks associated with maintaining recreational facilities, parks, the cemetery, and other property owned and operated by the City.   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 various equipment and vehicles to complete tasks related to maintenance, upkeep, and small construction projects for parks, cemeteries, rights-of-way, and other City-owned property; drives vehicles over public roads, work sites, rights-of-way, parks, 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.   Operates tractors and tractor-mounted mowing equipment to mow rights-of-way, parks, and other City property, including operation of side-arm, bush hogs, and rear-mounted mowers, but excluding small riding mowers; scouts path for and removes rocks, debris, and other obstacles that may cause damage to the equipment, property, or the public; determines proper settings and adjusts mowing equipment for desired height and trajectory.   Operates bobcat and backhoe-mounted loader to load and/or move gravel, dirt, sand, and other materials for smaller projects and amounts; operates digging arm of backhoe to perform basic digging, trenching, and clearing of land or materials that do not require skilled maneuvering or exact specifications.   Inspects and prepares equipment for safe and proper operation prior to beginning work for the day; performs light maintenance on equipment, which includes changing oil, refueling, and refilling lubricants; cleans vehicles, beds, and mounted equipment upon completion of assignments; secures vehicle after use.   Prepares gravesides and crypt fronts for funerals; digs graves and installs grave markers; setups up ground cover and tents; stencils letters on crypt; and assists public with locating graves and general information pertaining to cemetery operations.   Maintains the lawn and grounds for various city-owned property; plants flowers, sod, grass, shrubs and trees; cuts the grass, pulls weeds, waters plants and grass, applies fertilizer and insecticide; mulches trees and plants; edges around sidewalks; picks up trash; uses various equipment and tools such as lawnmower, weed eater, rake, shovels and other related equipment for use in grounds care.   Maintains athletic fields and courts for sports activities; sets bases and marks fields and courts according to specific sport; brushes, lines, waters, and rakes courts; Replaces/repairs lines, nets, and wind screens; removes rocks and debris from fields and courts; paints courts and apparatus as needed; mows fields;  installs light fixtures and bulbs; builds and repairs bleachers and stands; replaces boards and braces.   Preserves the buildings and facilities on city-owned parks; paints buildings; conducts building repairs and maintenance; repairs roofs and shingles; lays brick and blocks; monitors irrigation system for proper function and repairs irrigation lines and sprinkler heads; fixes picnic tables and playground equipment; picks up and disposes of trash; fixes water pipes; repairs gates and fences; ensures grounds are safe for public access and use; paints tables, signs, and parts of buildings; assembles office furniture.   Picks up trash and debris in buildings and on lawns and grounds; collects and removes recyclable paper and other items; empties trash containers and receptacles; removes and disposes of trash according to city policy.   Performs preventive and routine maintenance and service on vehicles and equipment; repairs field maintenance equipment; changes oil and filters, replaces parts and makes adjustments as necessary; removes and replaces shafts; ensures proper working condition of all equipment; prepares vehicle and equipment maintenance report.   Cleans and deodorizes bathrooms located at recreational sites; disinfects and cleans toilets, sinks, and fixtures; mops and cleans floors and mirrors; replaces soap, toilet paper, paper towels and other supplies as needed.   Sets up and breaks down regularly scheduled and special events; hooks up and breaks down sound system for concerts; sets up temporary in-line skating rink; sets up risers, chairs, tables, and music stands for concerts; hangs and takes down artwork, quilts, and banners for various events; breaks down and cleans up after program.   Transports people, materials, and supplies to and from project sites and events; drives visually impaired individuals to and from events; transports tables, chairs, tents, etc.; makes pick-ups and deliveries to businesses; loads and unloads equipment.     ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS   Provides hurricane preparation and clean- up duties.   Performs other related duties as required.   Minimum Qualifications High school diploma or valid equivalent; supplemented by 5 months previous experience and/or training involving lawn and landscape maintenance and heavy equipment operation; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.  Must possess and maintain a valid Florida Commercial Driver's License (CDL) including appropriate endorsement(s).   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 irrigation systems and repairs needed.   Knowledge of landscaping maintenance procedures and processes.   Knowledge of the hazards and safety precautions of the profession.   Ability to work in a variety of weather conditions while performing maintenance tasks.   Ability to effectively interact with coworkers, supervisors and other department staff, as well as the public and outside agencies.   Ability to read and interpret technical manuals, drawings, plans, instructions, and all other relevant reference documentation. PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS / ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS   Physical Ability :  Tasks require the regular and sustained performance of moderately physically demanding work, typically involving some combination of climbing and balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and crawling, and that generally involves 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, depth, and visual cues or signals.    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.  
City of Boynton Beach, FL Boynton Beach, Florida, United States
Aug 15, 2019
Part Time
Purpose of Classification The purpose of this classification is to protect lives by overseeing and ensuring the safety of visitors to the pool. This is a part-time position, not to exceed 29.5 hours per week. 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 the activities of visitors to the pool; takes preventive safety actions; provides emergency first aid; performs CPR; makes rescues; contacts appropriate medical or emergency personnel when necessary.   Cleans the pool and related facilities on a regular schedule.   Meets and greets patrons; resolves conflicts; explains pool rules, regulations and policies.   Takes part in training programs to improve lifeguarding skills.   Teaches swimming lessons to patrons.   Registers participants, operates cash register.   Assists with special events.   Maintains high physical fitness level through mandatory workouts.   Prepares incident reports.   Performs related tasks as required.   May operate City vehicles for work related purposes as designated by supervisor.     ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS   Keeps pool free of dangerous debris.   Assists in maintaining equipment.   Answers the telephone.   Performs other related duties as required. 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. Effectively take preventative safety actions and provides emergency first aid, CPR, and rescues when necessary 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 coordinate, monitor, organize, and assign daily activities.   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. Minimum Qualifications Must possess and maintain a valid Florida Driver's License. Must possess and maintain current certification in American Red Cross (ARC) Lifeguard Training, and ARC or American Heart Association certification in CPR for the Professional Rescuer. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS   Possess the Water Safety Instructors (WSI) certification.   Supplemental Information   KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES   Knowledge of departmental policy and procedures   Knowledge of safety policy and procedures of the pool facility   Ability to exercise judgement, decisiveness, and detect unsafe and hazardous conditions    Ability to oversee activities for visitors, greet patrons, resolve conflicts, and enforce pool rules, regulations, and policies.    Ability to perform clerical functions of operating a register, registering participants, and prepare detailed incident reports.   Ability to teach and instruct swimming lessons    Ability to participate in training programs and mandatory workouts   Ability to maintain upkeep and cleanliness of the pool facility on a regular schedule. PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS / ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS   Physical Ability :  Tasks require the regular and sustained performance of moderately physically demanding work, typically involving some combination of climbing and balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and crawling, and that generally involves lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling of moderately heavy objects and materials (50 pounds); and occasionally heavier items (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 odors, wetness, humidity, rain, fumes, temperature and noise extremes, machinery, electric currents, traffic hazards, toxic agents, violence, insect bites, 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
Aug 15, 2019
Full Time
Purpose of Classification Utilities Field Technician Career Path Pay Ranges: Utilities Field Technician I- $14.260-21.3932/hour or $29,664.96-$44,497.86/annually Utilities Field Technician II- $15.7738-$23.6608/hour or $32,809.50- 449,214.46/annually Utilities Field Technician III- $18.0428-$27.0647/hour or $37,529.02-$56,294.58/annually Utilities Field Technician IV- $21.0672-$31.6005/hour or $43,819.78-$65,729.04/annually Utilities Field Technician V- $24.0918-$36.1377/hour or $50,110.95-$75,166.42/annually Utilities Field Technician I Purpose: The purpose of this classification is to perform a variety of entry level field services tasks within the Utilities department.  Employees in this classification are eligible for noncompetitive career ladder promotion to Utilities Field Technician II after meeting the established career ladder requirements. Utilities Field Technician II Purpose: The purpose of this classification is to perform a variety of field services tasks within the Utilities department.  Employees in this classification are eligible for noncompetitive career ladder promotion to Utilities Field Technician III after meeting the established career ladder requirements. Utilities Field Technician III Purpose: The purpose of this classification is to perform a variety of intermediate level field services tasks within the Utilities department.  Employees in this classification are eligible for noncompetitive career ladder promotion to Utilities Field Technician IV after meeting the established career ladder requirements. Utilities Field Technician IV Purpose: The purpose of this classification is to perform a variety of complex field services tasks within the Utilities department including full lead responsibility in various assigned functional areas.   Utilities Field Technician V Purpose:  The purpose of this classification is to supervise construction, maintenance, and upkeep projects for utility collection and distribution systems, storm water projects, locations, meter services and related infrastructure; prioritizes and assigns work as necessary to complete projects assigned from Division Supervisor; and oversees all activities at the work site.   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 Field Technician I Essential Functions:  Entry level position to assist other staff with and learn the following tasks/duties: Swales, flood control, point repairs, slip lining, dead end cleaning, canal cleaning, storm water conveyance system installation, etc. Setting well points. Loading and unloading equipment, supplies, tools and materials. Cleaning culverts, gutters, ditches, swales, storm drains, canals, and many other similar jobs. Removing and replacing sod, sprinkler heads, catch basins, etc. Concrete and asphalt repairs. The location of clean-outs and service lines. The installation of clean-outs and basic sewer repairs. Service line flow testing and in clearing blocked service lines. Water leak repairs. Water line repairs & installation. Water main, water service fire hydrant repair and/or replacement, fire hydrant flow testing, flushing, and fire hydrant inspection. The operation of opening and closing valves. Turning water services on or off and locking as appropriate per customer request or due to delinquency of account (SONP's) Check for unauthorized usage and illegal hook-ups. Records findings and reports to supervisor or designee. Installing, replacing, and removing meters; flushing lines. Locates, uncovers, and reads water meters manually, via touch-read, and with a HHD computer. Performs meter testing, large meter maintenance, meter repairs, and other assignments. Follows safety procedures, utilizes safety equipment, and monitors work environment to ensure safety of employees and other individuals.   May operate a truck or other automotive equipment.    Performs other general manual labor work as required.   Uses a variety of power and hand tools to complete tasks in their area of assignment     Utilities Field Technician II Essential Functions: Incumbents perform all Level I functions plus the following:   Incumbents will perform the following general functions within this classification and lower level.   Follows safety procedures, utilizes safety equipment, and monitors work environment to ensure safety of employees and other individuals.   Identifies located utilities.   Works diligently while maintaining safety and quality in all aspects of job performance.   Assists with set up of Temporary Traffic Control (TTC).   Digs around utilities to locate service lines.   Operates a variety of equipment, machinery, vehicles, and tools used in department projects and activities.     Assists with GIS updates and verification.   Operates equipment not required to possess a Class B Commercial Driver's License (CDL).   Completes various forms, work orders, reports, correspondence, daily worksheets, or other documents.   Assists with the operation of a vacuum, T.V., and valve trucks.   Performs general maintenance tasks necessary to keep machinery, equipment, and tools in operable condition.   Assists with pouring new sidewalks, making street repairs, laying and/or replacing sod in yards where repair work has been completed and performs landscaping to ensure property is restored, etc.   Performs other related Utilities Field Technician duties from various essential functional areas in addition, to learning Utilities Field Technician III skills.     The following essential functions, in addition to Utilities Field Technician I functions, are listed by and are representative of functions performed in the divisional areas of assignment within the Utilities department.   LOCATIONS Locates water/sewer services; water, sewer, and storm water mains, utilizes location equipment to detect buried valves/services; digs holes to verify line location; paints/marks surfaces of existing utilities; exercise valves. Reads as-built drawings, blueprints, and surveys to identify location of City utility lines/mains. Meets with property owners, contractors, and developers to assist in locating utilities and to explain service locations and their responsibilities. Operates basic utility location equipment. Completes customer survey requests. Retrieves, executes, and finalizes tickets from DigTrack or similar software.   METER SERVICES Turns water service on or off and locks as appropriate per customer request or due to delinquency of account (SONP's). Checks for unauthorized usage and illegal hook-ups. Records findings and reports to supervisor or designee. Installs, replaces, and removes meters; flushes lines. Locates, uncovers, and reads water meters manually, via touch-read, and with a HHD computer. Assists as a helper with team projects such as meter testing, large meter maintenance, meter repairs, and other assignments. Completes various forms, work orders, reports, correspondence, daily work sheets, or other documents.  Pulls own work packets as needed and puts assignment sheet in book. Copies, counts, tracks, and distributes all completed work at the end of each day. Utilizes desktop to enter data into spreadsheet for reports. Performs zero consumption investigation and makes necessary repairs; replaces meters, registers, and chambers as needed up to 2" meter size. Makes field visits to check erroneous or missing reads; meets deadlines for billing. Troubleshoots and repairs or replaces failed Smart points that are not communicating with the tower; activates, deactivates, audits, and reboots Smart points as needed. Installs new permanent meters (up to 2") and temporary meters (up to 3") as requested by the contractor or customer; ensures the meter is attached to the proper address and flushes lines. Installs new Smart points and programs with the hand-held computer; ensures a good signal-to-noise ratio and notes any issue for further investigation. Accesses various software to look up reads, remove Smart points, and perform other routine maintenance; software includes Flex Net Regional Network Interface (RNI), Logic, and Sensus Analytics. Utilizes the meter test bench to ensure meter is operational and repaired properly. Investigates meter that were previously shut off for non-payment to check for theft; shackle or remove meter as necessary.   STORMWATER   Uses the following equipment but not limited to: chipping hammer, portable generators, air compressors, pneumatic pipe plugs, hammer drills, tamper compaction equipment, confined space equipment, and various other equipment used in storm water maintenance and construction. Performs tasks related to maintenance of storm water conveyance systems, and wet and dry detention ponds. Conducts routine canal maintenance such as harvesting, litter control, dead end cleaning, etc. Sets well points and isolates storm drain lines for dewatering.     WASTEWATER COLLECTIONS   Uses lateral TV camera to televise sewer lines. Digs around utilities to locate clean-outs. Performs sewer repairs and installs clean-outs. Assists with cleaning the wastewater collection system of debris such as grease, sand, roots and rocks using a combination machine (Jetter & Vactor) or a drain auger (snake). Makes service connections to wastewater collection systems. Sets well points. Assists with smoke testing operation.   WATER DISTRIBUTION   Makes minor repairs on water service line leaks. Flushes water mains and services to maintain a safe, potable water system. Records/surveys water valves locations and exercises valves. Assists with the repair and installation of two (2) inch water main lines. Repairs and installs water mains up to pipe diameter 6". Assists in making service line water taps. Assists with repairs and/or replacements on water service lines and fire hydrants; assists with fire hydrant flow testing, flushing, and inspections. Performs service line flow testing.     TOOLS, EQUIPMENT, AND SOFTWARE   Employees in this classification use a variety of power and hand tools to complete tasks in their area of assignment.   Employees may use or assist with the following equipment and/or computer software, depending on area of assignment:   Equipment  Fork lift truck Lateral TV camera Portable lights/generator Portable pumps Valve truck T.V. Truck Vacuum Truck   Computer Software Digtrack GPS - Trimble iWater - hydrants and valves Laserfiche Microsoft Office applications Outlook ArcGIS Synovia Cobra Sensus - Regional Network Interface (RNI) Field Logic Any other software adopted by the utility Utilities Field Technician III Essential Functions: Incumbents perform all Level I and II functions plus the following general functions:     Sets up basic Temporary Traffic Control TTC).   Proficient in operation of vacuum truck, T.V. truck, heavy equipment, and other utility equipment and tools for various utility operations.   Installs and maintains sedimentation and erosion control best management practices (BMPs).   Assists with emergency repairs and sanitary sewer overflow (SSO), spill response and clean up.   Makes various types of asphalt repairs of all sizes, and small concrete repairs such as on sidewalks.   Leads a crew and successfully completes project assignments.   Utilizes ArcGIS e-builder and maintenance management software to conduct work.   May keep records and submit reports.   Assists all levels of staff with field issues and training.   Assists higher level staff and learns Level IV Utilities Field Technician assignments.   Becomes familiar with administrative forms and reporting requirements (NPDES, SSO, Confined Space, Job Hazard Analysis, Sewer main TV assessment, etc).   Performs on -call utility services.   Assists with training of lower level Utilities Field Technician functions.         The following essential functions are listed by and are representative of functions performed in the divisional areas of assignment within the Utilities Department.   LOCATIONS   Locates services for major construction activities such as directional drills and jack & bores. Performs more complex location services in highly congested areas. Meets with property owners, contractors, and developers to locate utilities and to explain service locations and their responsibilities.  Responds to inquiries and complaints of a more complex nature. Maintains inventory of supplies and materials. Proficient with all utility location equipment and tools. Performs GIS system updates and verification.   METER SERVICES     Responds to high bill concerns, evaluates customer accounts in the billing and Meter Reading software (Sungard, Sensus Analytics) and prints out reports to discuss with the customer; performs a field audit and assists customers in location leaks and /or water conservation. Evaluates meters at commercial plazas, multifamily properties, and other locations to ensure meters are assigned to proper customers and reports any switched meter situations to the Supervisor. Performs small Meter Testing onsite or via the meter test bench; discuss results with the consumer. Checks meter for proper resolution setting; reprogram registers with the laptop and UniPro command link when needed.   STORMWATER :   Performs manual labor work requiring knowledge of some specialized facets of a particular field of storm water maintenance or construction work. Performs multiple NPDES inspections, including retention/detention and outfall.   Performs tasks related to maintenance of storm water positive displacement and exfiltration conveyance systems. Maintains gravity line elevations.   WASTEWATER COLLECTION     Performs the installation of gravity mains, up to forty (40) feet. Performs the installations and repairs of gravity mains, services, cleanouts, and manholes. Performs the installation of force mains. Performs maintenance of ARVs. Performs cleaning and clearing of sewer mains, laterals, and lift stations.   WATER DISTRIBUTION   Performs the task of laying new water mains of all sizes. Performs installations, inspections and maintenance of sample points, automatic flushers, air release valves, and flushing and testing fire hydrants. Installs or replaces water main valves. Installs service line water main taps. Utilizes iWater and GIS to update and verify attributes associated with the distribution system.     Tools, Equipment, and Software   Employees in this classification use a variety of power and hand tools to complete tasks in their area of assignment.   Employees may use the following equipment and/or computer software, depending on area of assignment:   Equipment  Bobcat Dump truck Fork lift truck Front end loader Lateral TV camera Portable lights/generator Portable pumps Trencher TV Truck Valve truck Rear easement cleaner Smoke testing equipment Big Cat Combination Loader Roller Mini Excavator Asphalt Hopper   Computer Software CMMS COBRA Digtrack GPS - Trimble iWater - hydrants and valves Laserfiche Microsoft Office applications Outlook Pictometry SCADA E-Builder ArcGIS Transcendent Collector   Utilities Field Technician IV Essential Functions: Incumbents perform all Level I through III functions plus the following:       Provides on-site training to new field employees as needed; demonstrates proper work methods and procedures; provides an orientation to the work area, the location of supplies, departmental policies, and to the technical aspects of the work functions.   Provides on-site guidance, direction and/or technical assistance to lower level field technicians concerning job completion in the assigned area.  Coordinates and oversees work activities for both routine and more complex tasks, or components of larger tasks within assigned area; organizes, prioritizes, assigns, and oversees the work of lower level field crew; monitors the status of work in progress; inspects completed work; and provides input into performance evaluations.  May be assigned short-term Level V duties in the absence of the Utilities Field Technician V.   Oversees proper and safe use of equipment during performance of tasks; ensures that proper precautions are taken to avoid or minimize injury to employees, or damage to property and equipment; monitors and redirects employees as needed when improper or unsafe practices are observed.   Defers to Level V field supervisor for work decisions requiring a higher level of authority.   Monitors and maintains supplies, materials, and equipment used by the crew to perform tasks; ensures workers have adequate materials to complete tasks; requests supplies and parts through the area supervisor to replenish stock.   Monitors the availability and use of personal protective equipment to ensure the safety of all field employees while working on projects.   Coordinates and conducts employee meetings to disseminate safety information, procedures and practices.     Performs and leads staff with team projects such as meter testing, large meter installation and maintenance, water and sewer line replacement, and stormwater slip lining projects.   Ensures that the restoration of work site is completed correctly based on pre-work site conditions.   Keeps field supervisor informed of all work performed and progress of tasks/projects; reports all issues and concerns regarding staff, projects, equipment, facilities/property, or other items related to work performed.   Completes and submits to supervisor all required reports and appropriate paperwork related to field assignments.   Provides oversight in the safe and proficient operation of heavy equipment; operates heavy equipment as needed; controls placement of equipment and determines optimum approach to each digging scenario to minimize destruction of property and avoid all public utilities.   Operates and oversees the operation of a variety of equipment, vehicles, machinery and tools used in department locations projects and activities, which may include a utility truck, valve truck, metal detector, hook, valve key, shovel, probe, locator, marker, paint, flags, or stakes.   Operates the TV truck, camera and computer; maintains TV truck equipment.   Assists lower level field staff with troubleshooting minor software issues.     Tools, Equipment, and Software   Employees in this classification use a variety of power and hand tools to complete tasks in their area of assignment.   Employees may use the following equipment and/or computer software, depending on area of assignment:   Equipment  Back Hoe Big Cat Bobcat Dump truck Fork lift truck Front end loader Crane Lateral TV camera Portable lights/generator Portable pumps Trencher TV Truck Vactor Valve truck Mini-Excavator Asphalt Hopper Roller Smoke testing equipment Big Cat Combination Loader Rear Easement Cleaner   Computer Software AutoVu CMMS COBRA Digtrack GPS - Trimble iWater - Hydrants iWater - Valves Laserfiche Microsoft Office applications Outlook Pictometry SCADA Transcendent Synovia ArcGIS E-Builder Utilities Field Technician V Essential Functions: Incumbents perform all Level I through IV functions plus the following:       Supervises, directs, and evaluates assigned staff, addresses employee concerns and problems, oversees work, counsels, recommends corrective action, and completes and/or participates in employee performance appraisals.   Supervises and coordinates operations involving delivery of water, wastewater and storm water services to the city's customers, including the functioning of piping and mechanical equipment, and meter reading.   Trains subordinates in departmental operations and work performed; demonstrates proper work methods and procedures; familiarizes them with work area, location of supplies, and departmental policies; and trains them in technical aspects of work functions.   Coordinates cross-training of field crew; collaborates with other supervisors to develop schedules for interchange of staff between divisions.   Ensures that all work is performed in compliance with safety policies and procedures, including OSHA safety regulations; oversees set up of safe work zone and ensures safety of all persons on and around the work sites; supplies safety equipment and gear; enforces all safety policies, taking corrective action as necessary; sees that proper precautions are taken to avoid/minimize injury to employees or damage to property and equipment; and coordinates monthly safety meetings.   Supervises testing of equipment to ensure proper working order; checks assigned equipment regularly for operational safety; coordinates and assists in performing repair/replacement of malfunctioning or obsolete equipment.   Oversees operation of all equipment and tools by assigned staff; instructs and trains personnel on the proper, efficient, and safe usage of equipment; supervises general cleaning/maintenance tasks necessary to keep vehicles, equipment, and tools in operable condition, which may include inspecting equipment, checking/replacing fluids, greasing equipment, washing/cleaning equipment, and cleaning shop/work areas.   Assists in planning of projects and departmental operations; calculates cost and effort necessary for job completion; assists with preparation of departmental budget and bid specifications for materials and equipment.   Reads and interprets blueprints and as built drawings, instruction manuals, and operating guides.   Devises long-term maintenance schedules, goals, and projects; drafts plans, blueprints, and writes specifications for proposed improvements; performs preventive maintenance inspections; reviews project design and confers with planners, engineers, and management as needed.   Collaborates with immediate supervisor to obtain instructions regarding work assignments; determines optimum methods of projects completion; organizes, prioritizes and assigns work orders to crews according to available resources and time.   Oversees all activity at the work site, either directly or through subordinate crew leaders; ensures that projects proceed according to schedule, working to resolve delays and problems as needed; provides direction, guidance and technical assistance to crew/team members; and monitors status of work in progress.   Monitors and maintains supplies, materials, and equipment used to perform essential tasks; ensures workers have sufficient supplies, materials, and equipment to complete tasks and to respond to requests for emergency repairs; oversees use of equipment; requisitions new supplies and parts to replenish stock.   Inspects work sites for proper completion of assigned work; ensures all work conforms to standards for quality, cleanliness, and safety; takes corrective measures as needed; and evaluates completed work.   Assists in developing and updating policies and procedures.   Serves as departmental representative for all work falling within assigned area of responsibility; liaisons with personnel from other departments, agencies, or organizations for related matters; responds to inquiries and complaints from the public relating to services provided; and monitors the work of all contractors to ensure proper provision of services.   Completes and maintains various records and reports including weekly or monthly progress reports, cross-training tracking reports, human resource related documentation, accident reports, utility and property damage reports, and others as necessary.   Reviews and refers to accounting reports, policy manuals, handbooks, technical references, computer manuals, maps, work orders, and other documents and forms.   Manages utility billing activities within Meter services functional area.   Assists assigned crews with work as necessary; performs basic and semi-skilled labor as appropriate to assist in completion of maintenance, upkeep, and construction projects for assigned division or department; uses hand tools and operates motorized tools as necessary to complete assigned task; operates a variety of vehicles, machinery, and heavy/light equipment associated with department activities; and manually loads, moves, and arranges materials.   Keeps Division Supervisor informed of all work performed and progress of tasks; reports all problems and concerns regarding staff, projects, equipment, facilities/property, or other items relating to work performed; completes all appropriate paperwork; complies with policies and procedures relating to reporting mechanisms and staffing issues.   Participates in other departmental projects and activities as assigned and directed.   Tools, Equipment, and Software   Employees in this classification use a variety of power and hand tools to complete tasks in their area of assignment.   Employees may use the following equipment and/or computer software, depending on area of assignment:   Equipment  Back Hoe Big Cat Bobcat Dump truck Fork lift truck Front end loader Crane Lateral TV camera Portable lights/generator Portable pumps Trencher TV Truck Vactor Valve truck Mini-Excavator Asphalt Hopper Roller Smoke testing equipment Big Cat Combination Loader Rear Easement Cleaner   Computer Software AutoVu CIMS CMMS COBRA Digtrack GPS - Trimble iWater - Hydrants iWater - Valves Laserfiche Microsoft Office applications Outlook Pictometry SCADA HTE Transcendent Synovia ArcGIS E-Builder Minimum Qualifications UTILITIES FIELD TECHNICIAN I MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS   High school diploma or equivalent.  Must have basic computer operations skills. Must possess and maintain a valid State of Florida Class E driver's license or, if in possession of an equivalent license in another state, be able to obtain a Florida license within thirty (30) days of employment.  All candidates for this position must pass a general knowledge test.  Candidates who do not pass the general knowledge tests must wait one (1) month from the date of the exam to re-take the tests.   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 several facets of the job, including various concepts of safety, GIS, and Blueprint reading. Successful completion of the training program will be based on meeting the criteria outline 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.     PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS   Some experience in manual labor and/or construction work. UTILITIES FIELD TECHNICIAN II MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS High school diploma or equivalent; one (1) year of experience in a Utility division (stormwater maintenance, water distribution, wastewater collection, meter services or locations) as a Utilities Field Technician I with the City of Boynton Beach; exposure to the operation of maintenance equipment used in assigned division.  Must possess and maintain a valid State of Florida Class E driver's license. Fifteen (15) hours of safety training that includes confined space, fork lift, and other training relevant to area of assignment. Must have passed a division test with a 70% or better.  Must meet 100% of the Utilities Field Technician I KSA's and 70% of the Utilities Field Technician II KSA's in one (1) division functional area.   The above requirements for meeting the KSA's must be verified and documented by the assigned supervisor.   Must successfully complete the requirements of a training program within two (2) years by doing the following:                         Complete provided coursework/training in the following areas: Defensive Driving Blueprint Reading Trench Safety GIS Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) Heat Stress Violence in the Workplace CPR Training Other training as necessary and becomes available UTILITIES FIELD TECHNICIAN III MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS High school diploma or valid equivalent.  Must have a minimum of three (3) years of experience within a Utility division functional area, of which eight (8) months of cross-training/experience must be received, which includes two months in two Field Operations division functional areas accompanied by two (2) months in Meter Services and two (2) months in Locations. Prior outside experience will be considered. Must have passed Level III division career path advancement test with a 70% or better. A shortened term of two (2) years of experience will be deemed acceptable granted the Utilities Field Technician successfully obtains and maintains a Florida Level III Water Distribution License and complete Utilities Field Technician Level III general written test and general practical test with a minimum score of 70%. Must possess and maintain a valid State of Florida Class B Commercial Driver's License (CDL).      Must possess and maintain a Stormwater or Wastewater "C" Certification, or a Level III Water Distribution License.   KSAs must be met as follows:             100% of the general level II KSAs; 100% of the level II KSAs in the primary functional area and 80% level II KSAs in a second functional area; and             80% of the Utilities Field Technician level III KSAs in one (1) division functional area.   The above requirements for meeting the KSAs must be verified and documented by the assigned supervisor Prior to appointment for internal candidates or within three (3) months for external candidates.   UTILITIES FIELD TECHNICIAN IV MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS High school diploma or valid equivalent. Must have a minimum of five (5) years of experience as a Utilities Field Technician with the City of Boynton Beach. Experience must include eighteen (18) months of cross-training, consisting of six (6) months each in two (2) non-primary functional areas, accompanied by three (3) months in Meter Services and three (3) months in Locations. Prior outside experience will be considered. Two supervisor's signatures, acknowledging time spent in the utility functional areas are required for advancement. Must possess and maintain a Storm Water or Wastewater "B" Certification and a Level III Water Distribution License, or a Level II Water Distribution License and a Storm Water or Wastewater "C" Certification. Must possess and maintain a valid State of Florida Class B Commercial Driver's License (CDL).   Must have passed a Utilities computer-based test measuring knowledge in two (2) functional areas with a score of 70% or better; must have passed a practical test demonstrating the required knowledge and ability specific to an assigned Utility functional area.   KSAs must be met as follows:             100% of the general level III KSAs; 100% of the level III KSAs in the primary functional area and 80% level III KSAs in a second functional area; and             80% of the Utilities Field Technician level IV KSAs.   The above requirements for meeting the KSAs must be verified and documented by the assigned area supervisors. Must have demonstrated the ability to lead a crew and successfully completed assigned projects. UTILITIES FIELD TECHNICIAN V MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS High school diploma or equivalent.  Ten (10) years of combined experience within three (3) Utility functional areas (stormwater operations, water distribution, wastewater collection, meter services and/or locations), of which a minimum of seven (7) years of experience must be within the primary utility functional area and a minimum of one and a half (1 ½) years in each of two (2) other utility functional areas.    The following substitution for the above educational and experience requirements will be accepted: Possession of an Associate's degree in Business Administration, Computer Science, Engineering, Public Administration, or in a closely related field; an Associate's degree can substitute for two (2) years of functional area experience.     Must possess and maintain the highest level certification in the assigned utility functional area, in addition, must possess equivalent or lower level certifications/licenses for two other non-primary functional areas. Must possess and maintain a valid State of Florida Class B Commercial Driver's License (CDL). Must have passed a written test with a minimum score of 70%, demonstrating the required knowledge and ability specific to the Utility functional areas. Employees who fail to obtain a minimum score of 70% will have a three (3) month waiting period to re-take the functional areas test.   Must have completed a minimum of eight (8) hours of supervisory training (acceptable venues include classroom and/or computer-based training, and training received via mentoring by Field and/or Division Supervisors).   KSAs must be met as follows:             100% of the KSAs through Level III, both general and those specific to the three (3) functional areas             100% of the Level IV KSAs, relevant to areas of assignment, and             70% of the Level V KSAs.   The requirements for meeting the KSAs must be verified and documented by the assigned Division Supervisor.   Must have demonstrated the ability to write clear and concise reports.   Supplemental Information UTILITIES FIELD TECHNICIAN I 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 relationships with Supervisor, customers, other employees, other departments, other governmental and regulatory agencies, and the general public as needed.   UTILITIES FIELD TECHNICIAN I KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES (KSA's)   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 properly open and close valves. Ability to record and deliver information. Ability to work in confined spaces and to endure working at depths/heights (up to 20 feet). Ability to communicate both orally and in writing; understand and follow communications, keep records and make reports. Ability to get along with others and work as a team. UTILITIES FIELD TECHNICIAN II 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 relationships with Supervisor, customers, other employees, other departments, other governmental and regulatory agencies, and the general public as needed. UTILITIES FIELD TECHNICIAN II KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES (KSA's) (Listed are general KSAs and KSAs by divisional area of assignment; level I KSAs are not repeated here but must have previously been met. KSAs must be met in accordance with the Career Path Advancement Requirements.)   GENERAL (KSAs apply to multiple divisions) 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. Knowledge of the methods, tools and equipment used in semi-skilled manual labor work. Knowledge of and the ability to set well points. Knowledge of the basic aspects of ArcGIS. Ability to utilize Pure Safety software. Ability to identify and understand location markings. Ability to understand and follow direction. Ability to communicate both orally and in writing, and to prepare reports. Ability to properly use tools and equipment. Ability to read maps as built/record drawings. Ability to properly learn and operate maintenance and construction equipment. Ability to properly restore property where repair work has been completed. Ability to direct traffic and set up road signs to direct traffic away from work zone Temporary Traffic Control). Ability to plan and organize daily work routine, and to estimate expected time of completion. Ability to perform assigned tasks under only general supervision. Ability to perform basic irrigation line repairs. Ability to assist with the operation of the vacuum and TV trucks. Ability to properly prepare job hazard analysis form.   LOCATIONS Knowledge of the use of water, sewer, and electrical locator equipment. Knowledge of the standard practices used for locating utilities lines. Knowledge of Sunshine 811 (Call before you dig) rules and regulations. Ability to use location equipment to locate valves/services. Ability to read as-built drawings, blue prints and surveys. Ability to utilize DigTrack software to retrieve and complete location request tickets. Ability to explain service locations and their responsibilities.   METER SERVICES Knowledge of and the ability to follow proper procedures for installing, replacing, and removing meters, and flushing lines. Knowledge of and the ability to follow correct procedures for turning on or off water service. Knowledge of and the ability to complete meter reading assignments using a variety of methods including manually, via touch-read, and with a HHD computer. Knowledge of and the ability to perform zero consumption investigations. Knowledge of and the ability to install, troubleshoot, and repair or replace failed Smart points. Ability to utilize Flexnet Regional Network Interface (RNI), and Sensus software. Ability to properly complete various forms, work orders, reports, correspondence, daily work sheet and other assignments.   STORMWATER Basic knowledge of storm water systems. Knowledge of isolating storm drain lines for dewatering. Basic knowledge of wet and dry detention pond inspections. Knowledge of and ability to properly maintain storm water conveyance systems. Knowledge of and the ability to follow proper procedures when conducting routine canal maintenance including harvesting, litter control, and dead end cleaning.   WASTEWATER COLLECTION Basic knowledge of wastewater collection systems. Knowledge of and the ability to properly identify wastewater maintenance materials. . Knowledge of and the ability to properly operate a lateral TV camera to televise sewer lines. Knowledge of procedures for locating clean-outs and service lines. Ability to perform sewer repairs and install clean-outs. Ability to assist with smoke testing operation.   Ability to assist with the cleaning of wastewater collection system using appropriate equipment.   WATER DISTRIBUTION Basic knowledge of water systems. Knowledge of and the ability to identify distribution system maintenance materials. Ability to perform flow test (service lines, hydrants). Ability to repair and/or replace water main lines. Ability to make service line repairs/replacements. Ability to change valves up to two (2) inches. Ability to maintain and/or repair fire hydrants. Ability to repair leaks under pressure.   UTILITIES FIELD TECHNICIAN III 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 relationships with Supervisor, customers, other employees, other departments, other governmental and regulatory agencies, and the general public as needed. UTILITIES FIELD TECHNICIAN III KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES (KSA's) (Listed are general KSAs and KSAs by divisional area of assignment; levels I and II KSAs are not repeated here.  KSAs must be met in accordance with the Career Path Advancement Requirements.)     GENERAL (KSAs apply to multiple divisions) Knowledge of the supplies and materials needed and ability to maintain supplies and materials in inventory. Knowledge of and the ability to correctly install well-point systems. Knowledge of TTC zones and the ability to correctly set up City street TTC. Knowledge of and ability to accurately read and interpret blue prints. Knowledge of the operations of GPS hardware and software. Ability to appropriately work with asphalt and concrete to make various repairs. Ability to properly operate heavy equipment. Ability to effectively lead a crew when needed. Knowledge and ability to utilize ArcGIS, e-builder and maintenance management software.   LOCATIONS Knowledge of the steps to take when performing more complex locating services and the ability to perform such. Skilled at performing complex location services such as in highly congested areas. Skilled at communicating with community members and business contacts to explain service locations and respond to inquiries and complaints. Ability to utilize all utility location equipment and tools proficiently. Ability to accurately perform location services for major construction activities, and communicate with contractors to determine the specific location areas.   METER SERVICES Knowledge of and ability to perform small meter testing onsite or via the meter test bench. Knowledge of and ability to evaluate customer accounts in the billing and meter reading software (SunGard Software, Sunsus Analytics). Knowledge of and the ability to accurately plot new water meter locations. Knowledge of proper investigative procedures to follow for determination of excessive water usage causation.     STORMWATER Knowledge of specialized facets of storm water maintenance and/or construction work. Knowledge of various NPDES inspection procedures, including retention/detention, outfall and construction sites and the ability to accurately perform these inspections. Knowledge of proper procedures and the ability to accurately maintain storm water positive displacement and exfiltration conveyance systems. Ability to properly perform specialized storm water maintenance or construction work.   WASTEWATER COLLECTION Knowledge of and the ability to properly install gravity mains, Services, cleanouts and manholes. Knowledge of and the ability to maintain gravity line elevations. Ability to perform the installation of force mains. Ability to install and perform maintenance on Air Relief Valves.   WATER DISTRIBUTION Knowledge of and the ability to correctly lay new water mains of all sizes. Knowledge of and the ability to properly install, inspect and maintain fire hydrants, including hydrant flushing and testing. Knowledgeable and skilled at repairing water mains of six (6) inch or larger diameter. Knowledge of and the ability to correctly install and replace water main valves. Knowledge of and the ability to perform the steps necessary to make service line water taps. Ability to utilize iWater to update attributes associated with the distribution system. UTILITIES FIELD TECHNICIAN IV 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 relationships with Supervisor, customers, other employees, other departments, other governmental and regulatory agencies, and the general public as needed. UTILITIES FIELD TECHNICIAN IV KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES (KSA's) (Levels I, II, and III KSAs are not repeated here. KSAs must be met in accordance with Career Path Advancement Requirements.)   Knowledge of safe work practices and the correct use of safety equipment.  Ability to monitor and ensure safe work practices in the field. Knowledge of and the ability to determine needed supplies and submit requests to obtain supplies for job completion. Knowledge of and the ability to ensure departmental policies, procedures and rules are followed. Knowledge of and the ability to identify and resolve meter services software issues. Ability to perform inspections to ensure work is completed and work sites are restored properly to pre-work condition. Ability to provide training, guidance, direction, coordination, and technical assistance to field technicians. Ability to provide lead oversight and to properly operate the TV truck and associated equipment, heavy equipment, and equipment used in location projects. Ability to provide input into lower level Field Technician's performance evaluations. Ability to accurately prepare reports and maintain records. Ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing with co-workers, supervisors, and customers. Ability to effectively interact with the public, supervisors, co-workers, other department staff, and with outside agencies. Ability to develop good working relationships with lower level Field Technicians, supervisors and other department staff. Ability to track and record the training progress of lower level Field Technicians. Ability to effectively deliver information to groups of employees. Ability to independently and effectively lead staff on team projects as assigned. Ability to lead crews handling multiple tasks across different functional areas. UTILITIES FIELD TECHNICIAN V 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 relationships with Supervisor, customers, other employees, other departments, other governmental and regulatory agencies, and the general public as needed.   UTILITIES FIELD TECHNICIAN V KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES (KSA's) (Levels I through IV KSAs are not repeated here but must have previously been met. KSAs must be met in accordance with Career Path and Competitive Promotional Advancement Requirements.)   Knowledge of department and division operations, policies, procedures and practices. Knowledge of and the ability to ensure compliance with safety policies, procedures, practices and OSHA regulations. Knowledge of and the ability to demonstrate proper work methods and procedures when training field crew employees. Knowledge of and the ability to read and interpret plans and blueprints. Skilled at operating all equipment and tools used in the course of job completion. Ability to supervise, evaluate the work of field employees, and identify and resolve personnel issues and concerns. Ability to coordinate, plan and prioritize work assignments to achieve optimum effectiveness in staff utilization and cross-training. Ability to determine and requisition proper and adequate materials, supplies and equipment for job completion. Ability to oversee the inspection and repair/replacement of malfunctioning or obsolete equipment. Ability to troubleshoot and resolve issues and complaints from the public. Ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing. Ability to effectively interact with the public, supervisors, co-workers, other department staff, contractors, and with outside agencies. Ability to develop and sustain good working relationships with all department staff. Ability to collaborate with the various Utilities divisions to ensure cross-training hours are attainable by Field Technicians. Ability to ensure cross-training hours are tracked and recorded for Field Technicians. UFT I-V PHYSICAL & SENSORY REQUIREMENTS / ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS    Physical Ability :  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, climb, balance, bend, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, and may push, pull, grasp, lift and/or move objects and materials of moderate to heavy weight (up to 100 pounds), in accordance with OSHA guidelines.   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 odors, wetness, humidity, fumes, temperature and noise extremes, machinery, vibrations, electric currents, traffic hazards, toxic agents, disease, or pathogenic substances.  Work is frequently performed outside in heat, high humidity, in cold, in rain and when other inclement weather conditions are present.  Work is performed in bright and dim light.     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
Aug 15, 2019
Full Time
Purpose of Classification The purpose of this classification is to perform diverse clerical duties in the Police Department including data-entry, customer relations, routine bookkeeping, program coordination, and administrative services work.  Duties require a working knowledge of department operations and policies and procedures.  Job duties may vary by incumbent and division assignment.   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 administrative duties; answers telephone lines and greets the general public; directs incoming calls to appropriate staff and takes messages; provides assistance to persons with inquiries, problems, or complaints which require a working knowledge of departmental policies and procedures.   Prepares, reviews and enters timekeeping records for all divisions; verifies time records to ensure accuracy; monitors daily attendance; ensures appropriate back up has been submitted for vacations, leave of absences, training and court attendance; follows up with supervisors as needed.   Contacts service providers, City residents, and the general public regarding department services and operations; researches current and historical records.   Drafts correspondence, memos, standard reports and other documents for department staff.   Receives, and reviews various administrative forms and documents such as time sheets, expense forms, personnel authorizations, purchase requisitions, training and certification records, and others to ensure completeness and accuracy.   Prepares, processes, and maintains various records and forms including department attendance and payroll records, travel forms, training records, vehicle and property records, work orders and service requests.   Compiles and gathers data for monthly and year-end reports, and department surveys.   Performs data-entry work in establishing and maintaining budget records, balance sheets, cross-connection reports, and other financial documents using computer spreadsheet applications.   Performs secretarial duties for department director or division commander; schedules and arranges meetings and appointments; maintains executive's appointment calendar; filters, forwards, prioritizes and responds to email as directed; drafts and types business correspondence; performs follow-up on and tracks status of the Police Chief's correspondence; organizes department meetings; makes travel arrangements; takes dictation and transcribes letters, minutes, and statements; answers and screens telephone calls; assists staff, visitors and others.   Establishes and maintains customer account records, police records, court records, and others using computer database management applications; adds, deletes and changes account information; makes corrections and adjustments; prints and sorts account records; processes violation and hearing notices.   Serves as liaison to other city employees, legal staff, advisory board members, court officials, businesses, state agencies, and the general public; interprets and explains department policies and procedures; assists in handling inquiries and responding to complaints.   Serves as staff liaison in coordinating the delivery of City programs and services with other departments and courts; logs and processes related forms and records; coordinates changes in project schedules, priorities, and management directives; maintains department records and files.   Compiles and gathers data and prepares narrative for monthly and year-end reports; forwards final reports to City officials and staff and to state agencies.   Types various documents including correspondence, memos, bid specifications, certificates, work orders, applications, tables, lists, budgets, notices, affidavits, certifications, public records; researches, copies, collates, and sorts documents; faxes and mails documents.   Orders supplies and materials for department operations; receives and checks incoming shipments for accuracy; maintains automated inventory records.   Assists the Police Administrative Specialist II with the completion of routine tasks, research and with special projects as assigned.   Establishes and maintains the department's central records and files which may include employee files, personnel records, accounting records, budgets, purchasing and payroll forms, contracts, legal documents, ordinances and resolutions, meeting minutes, policies and procedures, and others.   Receives, prioritizes and distributes the department's mail.   Orders office supplies, materials, uniforms and sale merchandise; checks shipments for accuracy and approves invoices for payment; maintains inventory records and files.   ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS   Provides back-up assistance to other staff as needed. 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 in Microsoft Excel or Word. 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 public as needed.   KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES   Working knowledge of the department operations and procedures.   Knowledge of City policies and procedures.   Working knowledge and demonstrated understanding of City contracts.   Knowledge of City's time keeping and payroll process.   Knowledge of governmental procurement policies, procedures, methods and legal requirements.   Skilled in using computer application software.   Skilled in performing comprehensive research, analyzing data, and preparing reports.   Ability to present ideas and concepts in a clear and concise manner to diverse groups.   Ability to comprehend, interpret, and apply regulations, procedures and related information.   Ability to perform addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division; the ability to calculate decimals and percentages; and the ability to utilize principles of fractions.   Ability to plan, organize and prioritize daily assignments and work activities.   Demonstrates effective oral and written communication skills and conveys ideas and information in a clear and concise manner.   Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions and to complete assigned tasks as directed.   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.     Minimum Qualifications Minimum Qualifications High school diploma or valid equivalent; two (2) years previous experience that includes clerical and office administration work. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida Driver's License.  Preferred Qualifications Clerical or office administrative work experience within a local governmental agency or organization 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 sounds, and 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.  
City of Boynton Beach, FL Boynton Beach, Florida, United States
Aug 15, 2019
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 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 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.     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.    
City of Boynton Beach, FL Boynton Beach, Florida, United States
Aug 14, 2019
Part Time
Purpose of Classification This position has the opportunity to earn shared gratuities from patrons. Gratuities are not guaranteed. The purpose of this classification is to assist with golf pro shop operations, golf cart maintenance, starting golfers, picking the range if needed 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 golfers/customers.   Performs customer service functions; provides assistance and information related to golf course operations, activities, equipment rentals, fees, procedures, or other issues; responds to routine questions, complaints or requests for service; initiates problem resolution.   Transports customers on golf course grounds using golf cart; administers CPR or first aid in emergency situations.   Performs various manual tasks associated with golf shop/golf course operations, which may include re-charging golf carts, cleaning golf carts, loading golf bags into carts, cleaning golf clubs, replacing sand in golf cart sand buckets, starting customers, picking the driving range 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, two-way radio, shovel, and mechanic tools.   Performs general maintenance tasks necessary to keep equipment in operable condition, which may include golf car battery maintenance, maintaining proper air pressure in tires, 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.   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, customers, 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   MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS   Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver's license. Must  have knowledge of golf rules.     PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS   Experience working at a public/municipal golf facility. Possess CPR certification.   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   Ability to operate golf cart and motor-driven range equipment.   Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.   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 work within a team environment.   Ability to adhere to all safety regulations of the department and City.   Ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions as may be required.   Must have sufficient physical strength necessary for performance of duties.   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 (20-60 pounds).   Sensory Requirements :  Some tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate 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 extremes, bright/dim light, machinery, 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
Jul 27, 2019
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/firefighter-supplemental-checklist.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  September 27, 2019  (Note: Documents will not be accepted if received after September 27, 2019, regardless of postmarked date) to: The City of Boynton Beach ATTN: Firefighter Recruitment-KB Human Resources Department 3301 Quantum Blvd. Suite 101 Boynton Beach, FL 33426 The CPAT must be a Certified Physical Abilities Test and must be current on September 27, 2019 (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, if you have already completed the CPAT within the last twelve (12) months (prior to the closing date of September 27, 2019) 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 $50 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 September 27, 2019) 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 $49,246.08, plus $9,360 annual incentive for certified Florida Paramedics once approved by the Fire Rescue Department's Medical Director. After the initial interview, live Fire/EMS scenarios will be conducted that highlights the job duties and essential functions of the position. More details will be given upon passing the initial interviews.    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 High school diploma or valid equivalent and graduation from an accredited fire academy; supplemented by one (1) year previous experience in fire suppression, hazardous materials response, and emergency medical procedures, and successful completion of the probationary period and the promotional examinations.  Must possess and maintain certification as a Firefighter and Emergency Medical Technician (EMT). Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver's license.   PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS   Possess and maintain a Paramedic and/or Driver/Engineer certification. Valid and current Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), Basic Trauma Life Support (BTLS), Basic Life Support (BLS) certifications. Valid Hazmat Responder, Level I.  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.