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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City of Boynton Beach, FL Boynton Beach, Florida, United States
May 21, 2020
Full Time
Purpose of Classification The purpose of this classification is to provide an administrative position that coordinates, supervises and manages all Emergency Medical Services (EMS) activities for the Fire Rescue Service with the Medical Director.   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.     Coordinates, supervises, and manages all aspects of the Boynton Beach Fire Rescue's EMS program. Supervises and evaluates the performance of paramedic and other EMS providers. Maintains compliance with local, state and federal EMS certifications and licenses. Responds to multiple causality incidents and assumes role of Medical Officer within the National Incident Management System (IMS). Evaluates the performance and outcome of emergency response personnel at all emergency medical response incidents. Conducts EMS training and testing for professional development of all EMT's and Paramedics, including probationary paramedics. Schedules testing dates with the Medical Director. Maintains currency of EMS certifications for all EMT's and Paramedics. Schedules and conducts EMS Quality Assurance/Quality Improvement (QA/QI) meetings. Develops, revises and maintains the Boynton Beach Fire Rescue Department (BBFRD) EMS Protocol. Represents Boynton Beach Fire Rescue at local and state-wide committees and policy groups. Manages the EMS budget - the selection and procurement of EMS equipment and supplies Supervises the ordering and purchasing of all EMS disposable medical equipment. Manages the department's Civilian Emergency Response Team (CERT). Manages the American Heart Association Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Program (CPR). Answers resident phone calls regarding fire rescue services. Functions as the department's social media specialist. Functions as the department's Public Information Officer (PIO). Prepares departmental newsletter.  Prepares City-wide newsletter. Develops and maintains a variety of fire department databases to support the Fire Chief with analysis of emergency response data to assess compliance to performance benchmarks. Prepares the quarterly EMS aggregate data for submission to the State. Creates and develops the fire rescue monthly activity report. Creates and develops the fire rescue annual report. Utilizes productivity software to create letters, documents and flyers. Prepares EMS Grant Applications. Attends local and state meetings and educational offerings as directed. Acts as department liaison w/ various community groups and provides public presentations as required by the Fire Chief. Provides presentations at venues such as the Fire Rescue EXPO, Career Day at Boynton Beach High School, and Home Owners Associations; and facilitates a Senior Immunization Program with the Health Department each year.   ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS   Performs other related duties as required.   Minimum Qualifications Must hold rank of Fire Lieutenant or above and have an Associates Degree in Emergency Medical Services (EMS) or other related discipline; supplemented by five (5) years of experience in fire and EMS.  Must possess Florida Firefighter, Florida Paramedic, Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS).  Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver's license.     PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS   Bachelor's Degree in Emergency Medical Services (EMS) or other related discipline.   Supplemental Information COMMUNICATION COMPETENCIES   The ability to clearly communicate Department and City Goals, Policies, Strategic Plans and other key information to employees and peers using multiple communication platforms including, but not limited to, e-mail and social media.   Effectively communicates with supervisor, employees, other departments, contractors, vendors, outside agencies, the public, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems.   Ability to prepare accurate and thorough written records and reports.   Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions and to complete assigned tasks with minimal direction.   Ability to understand and quickly and accurately follow brief oral and written instructions on moderately complex matters.   KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES     Comprehensive knowledge of the NFPA 1500 and 1581 guidelines. Knowledge of the preparatory training requirements for Paramedic and Emergency Medical Technician certifications. Thorough knowledge of recent developments, techniques, policies, procedures, and practices regarding all aspects of fire rescue service delivery. Knowledge of City, State, and Federal laws, rules, regulations, codes and ordinances governing fire rescue. Knowledge of best practices pertaining to the development and delivery of fire rescue training programs. 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 IAFF Union Contract. Skill in the preparation and delivery of effective verbal and written communications. Ability to develop and deliver a comprehensive continuing education plan for the department workforce. Ability to develop and administer written and practical tests for firefighter certifications. Ability to develop and produce various training aides, such as video tapes, CDs, and computer presentations. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with all levels of department personnel.   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 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, machinery, vibrations, electric currents, traffic hazards, toxic agents, violence, disease, or pathogenic substances.   The City of Boynton Beach, Florida, is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S. C. 12101 et. seq.), the City of Boynton Beach will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.  The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.    A review of this position has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties.  All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements are subject to possible modifications to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.  To perform this job successfully, the incumbent(s) will possess the abilities and aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently.  Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat of significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others.  Requirements are representative of the minimum level of knowledge, skills, and ability.  
City of Boynton Beach, FL Boynton Beach, Florida, United States
May 01, 2020
Full Time
Purpose of Classification The City of Boynton Beach's Police Officers are responsible for maintaining peace and safety, protecting life and property, and promoting community engagement and trust for the third largest municipality in Palm Beach County with an estimated population of approximately 75,000 residents. Boynton Beach Police Officers serve a highly diverse and multicultural community, which includes African Americans, Hispanics, French Creoles, Indigenous Americans, and Asians among its more than 75,000 residents.   Officers carry out these responsibilities by: patrolling an assigned area; responding to emergency calls; resolving conflicts; engaging in community policing and community relations, investigating crimes; rendering medical assistance; writing reports (using, software, computers, portable technology devices, and mobile data computers); handling crises or stressful situations, which may involve juveniles, the elderly, or the disabled; testifying in court; and enforcing Florida State laws and City Ordinances. Officers do this individually and sometimes as a member of a team, under direction of a supervisor. Once Officers have patrol experience they may be eligible to serve as part of a specialized unit (community policing, bicycle patrol, marine/boat patrol, motorcycle traffic enforcement, narcotics, criminal investigation, crime prevention, and others).    To accomplish this important work all Police Officers are expected to maintain their physical and mental fitness. All work is performed in accordance with City and Police Department policies and standard operating procedures. Positions Starting Annualized Salaries: Police Officer (Non-Certified): $53,983.00 Police Officer (Certified): $56,825.00   Certified Police Officer Incentive: Certified Police Officers hired with the Boynton Beach Police Department will be eligible to receive a $5,000 incentive. This incentive will be paid as follows: $2,500 upon hire. $1,500 after six (6) months of employment. $1,000 after successful completion of probation. Essential Functions KNOWLEDGE Knowledge of approved principles and practices of police work. Knowledge of applicable laws and *ordinances. Knowledge of the City of Boynton Beach's geography, physical, cultural, and social characteristics.* Knowledge of basic first aid methods, *Stop the Bleed, and *Mental Health First Aid. * This specific knowledge may be acquired during employment and is not necessary to have at the time of application. SKILLS, ABILITIES, AND OTHER CHARACTERISTICS Read and comprehend police-related technical and legal information. Document (write) incidents and actions accurately, completely, and legibly using standard forms; must also document using computer software/programs. Communicate effectively using both spoken (in English) and non-verbal methods. Visually scan a scene for potential hazards, weapons, or evidence of a threat. Willingness to challenge or confront people when necessary and justified. Evaluate and choose between conflicting alternatives with partial or incomplete information. Compare letters, numbers, words, or pictures to determine those that are the same or different. Apply prior experience and knowledge to assess a specific situation (for example, recognize criminal activity, identify evidence, recognize potential hazards or threats, etc.). Take immediate action in an emergency or evolving situation. Adapt own actions to rapidly changing conditions based on the nature of the situation. Observe, remember, and identify what is unique about individuals, vehicles, or property (such as, physical appearance, clothing, vehicle model, color, or damage, etc.). Safely operate an emergency vehicle while under various road and weather conditions. Safety and effectively use standard issued police equipment and tools. Establish control of a situation through oral commands, body language, and demeanor. Recognize and appropriately respond to citizen needs. Show compassion, emotional support, and empathy for others. Explain and educate others regarding standards of acceptable and unacceptable behavior using plain, non-offensive language. Accept responsibility for own actions. Work harmoniously with people and agencies, who you do not have control over, to achieve a common goal. Complete tasks with specified level of detail and accuracy. Maintain the level of physical conditioning, fitness, and endurance needed to perform essential duties. Maintain control of emotional reactions and impulses while taking charge of or handling a disagreeable or dangerous situation. Climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl in the pursuit of suspects and/or in crime scene investigations. Stand, walk, or run in the apprehension of suspects. Lift, carry, push or pull persons, vehicles, or property. Communicate and interact courteously and effectively with the public in all situations in which you are representing the City. Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS   Police Officer (Non-Certified) Be a United States citizen (U.S. born or naturalized). Have a high school diploma or General Education Development (GED) equivalent, which includes United States Armed Forces Institute (USAFI) tests.  Equivalence of non-U.S. education must be approved by the State of Florida's Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission. Be at least 21 years of age at time of hire and at least 19 years of age at time of application. Successfully passed the Florida Department of Law Enforcement's Basic Ability Test. Possess, or be eligible to obtain within seven (7) calendar days of hire, a valid Florida driver's license. Successfully complete any hiring process assessments. Additional training and/or certification(s) may be required as appropriate to assignment. Completed at least sixty (60) college credit hours toward an advanced two (2) year degree or higher from an accredited private or public institution with at least a documented GPA of 2.0. Substitutions for College Credit Requirements:    The college credit hours requirement may be waived for U.S. military personnel who have at least two (2) years on active duty and received a discharge under honorable conditions.   This documentation must be attached to this application. The college credit hours requirement may be waived for Boynton Beach Police Explorers participants who have completed three years in the program.   Documentation of participation beginning and ending dates must be included in the appropriate field in the Supplemental Questions in this application. PREFERRED ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS Have at least one year of experience volunteering or working with community organizations, including social or faith-based groups that show your ability to positively and effectively interact with people from a variety of cultures, languages, disabilities and socio-economic situations.   Additional information about your experience must be documented in the appropriate field in the Supplemental Questions in this application. Have at least one year of experience during which you had to establish and maintain a positive and effective relationship with others, i.e. working together as part of a team.  A dditional information about your experience must be documented in the appropriate field in the Supplemental Questions in this application. Have fluency in a language other than English, especially languages frequently used by Boynton Beach residents and visitors which include: Spanish, French Creole, Portuguese, Asian/Indo-European languages, and/or American Sign Language.   The City reserves the right to verify fluency.   MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Police Officer (Certified) Be a United States citizen (U.S. born or naturalized). Have a high school diploma or General Education Development (GED) equivalent, which includes United States Armed Forces Institute (USAFI) tests.  Equivalence of non-U.S. education must be approved by the State of Florida's Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission. Florida Department of Law Enforcement Certification  (Out-of-State Police Officer Certification will be considered with supporting training curriculum attached to this application). Be at least 21 years of age at time of hire and at least 19 years of age at time of application. Possess, or be eligible to obtain within seven (7) calendar days of hire, a valid Florida driver's license. Successfully complete any hiring process assessments. Additional training and/or certification(s) may be required as appropriate to assignment. Completed at least sixty (60) college credit hours toward an advanced two (2) year degree or higher from an accredited private or public institution with at least a documented GPA of 2.0. Substitutions for College Credit Requirements:    The college credit hours requirement may be waived for U.S. military personnel who have at least two (2) years on active duty and received a discharge under honorable conditions.   This documentation must be attached to this application. The college credit hours requirement may be waived for Boynton Beach Police Explorers participants who have completed three years in the program.   Documentation of participation beginning and ending dates must be included in the appropriate field in the Supplemental Questions in this application. Additional Minimum Requirements for Out-of-State or Federally Certified Candidates: Out-of-state or federally certified applicants also must provide verifiable proof of at least one (1) year of full-time, independent law enforcement experience within the past eight (8) years (excluding any academy training hours).   This information must be included in the Work Experience section of this application.   PREFERRED ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS Have at least one year of verifiable prior law enforcement or security experience.  This experience must be documented in the Work History section of this application. Have at least one year of experience volunteering or working with community organizations, including social or faith-based groups that show your ability to positively and effectively interact with people from a variety of cultures, languages, disabilities and socio-economic situations.   Additional information about your experience must be documented in the appropriate field in the Supplemental Questions in this application. Have at least one year of experience during which you had to establish and maintain a positive and effective relationship with others, i.e. working together as part of a team.  A dditional information about your experience must be documented in the appropriate field in the Supplemental Questions in this application. Have fluency in a language other than English, especially languages frequently used by Boynton Beach residents and visitors which include: Spanish, French Creole, Portuguese, Asian/Indo-European languages, and/or American Sign Language.   The City reserves the right to verify fluency.   Supplemental Information POST-OFFER REQUIREMENTS   Candidates who are selected for hire are first provided a "conditional offer" and are then required to successfully complete all of the following: Basic Motor Skills Test (BMST) (Non-Certified candidates only) Physical Exam Drug Screen Psychological Evaluation Comprehensive Background Investigation Computer Voice Stress Analysis (CVSA) or similar assessment tool Police Academy Training (22 weeks) (Non-Certified candidates only) Florida Department of Law Enforcement Certification (Non-Certified candidates only) Additional Post-Offer Requirements for Out-of-State or Federally Certified Candidates Equivalency of Academy Training (92 hours), which includes High Liability State Officer Certification Exam DISQUALIFYING CONDITIONS Below is a list of factors that will disqualify you from being considered for employment as a Police Officer for the City of Boynton Beach.  This is not an exhaustive list, and other factors, such as moral character, may be considered on a case-by-case basis. Moral character may include, but is not limited to, factors such as criminal activity (e.g. crimes against society, persons, or property) as well as prior work history or general life experiences. These factors are considered on a case-by-case basis which may include, among other elements, the facts of each case, your age at the time, and the number of incidents. Within the past 3 years (36 months) you must NOT have had any of the following: 8 or more points on your driving record Traffic-related suspension of your driver's license Revocation of your driver's license 4 or more moving violations Conviction or case pending for DUI, DWI, BUI, or Hit and Run Outstanding traffic warrants or current pending citations (including unpaid traffic fines) At any time, you must NOT have had any of the following: Convicted of, or pleaded guilty or nolo contendere to,  any felony offense Convicted of, or pleaded guilty or nolo contendere to, any misdemeanor offense involving perjury, making a false statement, or domestic/family violence (including abuse of any high-risk population: children, elderly, or disabled). Received less than an Honorable Discharge from any of the U.S. Armed Services. Must NOT have body art or branding (of any kind) that: Covers your head, neck, or hands.  Body art on other areas must be covered/concealed. Contains words or images depicting swear words, nudity, gang signs or affiliations, disrespect to any protected class including sexual orientation or sexual identification, or similarly offensive art.   Additional restrictions on body art, branding, scarification, or piercing may be determined at the discretion of the Chief of Police on a case-by-case basis. Within the past 12 months you must NOT have used or currently use any of the following: Tobacco products, which include, but may not be limited to: cigarettes, cigars, pipes, smokeless tobacco, e-cigarettes, vaping devices of any kind. Must NOT currently:  Be under criminal investigation or have criminal charges pending.  
City of Boynton Beach, FL Boynton Beach, Florida, United States
Apr 16, 2020
Full Time
Purpose of Classification The purpose of this classification is to assist management in the supervision of the maintenance, service, and repair of various types of vehicles and equipment. Reports to the Fleet Manger, and is responsible for the administration of all Fleet related services including: maintenance, repair, fuel and service contracts as well as the supervision of staff and vendors. The salary range for this position is based upon qualifications. 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.   Monitors the capital and current budget for Fleet Services and prepare variance reports.   Communicates/coordinates with vendors and City personnel regarding repair of vehicles and equipment.   Supervises Fleet Maintenance staff in the repair and servicing of vehicles and equipment and oversees the scheduling of work while monitoring for quality and productivity.   Establishes contracts/service agreements with outside Vendors. Evaluates and authorizes contracted repairs and verifies the accuracy and legitimacy of overall charges.   Establishes and monitors service agreements between fleet maintenance/customers.   Supervises the preventative maintenance program and coordinates scheduling with various divisions.   Maintains a comprehensive record system of vehicle and equipment repairs.   Prepares a variety of reports for Senior Staff and provides statistical data when required.   Prepare product specifications and order fleet specialty parts according to approved process and maintain appropriate inventory levels to ensure minimal downtime by working closely with finance/warehouse personnel.   Acts as Fleet Manager in lieu of his or her absence.   Prepares technical and administrative data and participates in projects related to the acquisition of vehicles and vehicle accessories.   Plans, prioritizes, assigns, supervises, and reviews the work of staff responsible for vehicle and equipment maintenance.   Maintains vehicle and equipment records, work orders, and reviews and verifies repairs are complete, and labor, parts, and sublet/sub-contracted charges to work orders and technicians' notes detailing work performed are accurate.   Performs random quality control checks on completed repairs and notifies vehicle repair status to departments.   Contacts departments to determine level of satisfaction of repairs performed, and communicates the maintenance of vehicles and equipment.   Develops recommendations for changes or improvements to existing standards, policies, and procedures.   Oversees garage and workshop conditions for safety concerns, and monitors condition of tools and equipment to assess need for replacement, repairs, or acquisition of new tools or equipment.   Coordinates and schedules periodic safety meetings for Fleet employees.   ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS   Supervises personnel, determines daily staffing needs/requirements, evaluates work performance, interviews prospective employees, recommends personnel actions, and completes performance reviews for assigned staff.   Determines training needs and trains personnel as required.   Completes a daily assessment of vehicles/equipment brought to Fleet for repair, prioritizes equipment repair, determines reason for any delay in repairs and notifies appropriate parties.   Delegates/monitors repair assignments and evaluates same to maximize shop productivity.   Maintains a safe and clean working environment for shop employees insures that employees practice and comply with City and Department policies, procedures and safety practices.   Keeps management informed of any potential problems or situations.   Monitors and assists in the disposal of vehicles/equipment, installation of shop tools/equipment, coordination and repair of shop tools/equipment insuring they are maintained in state of operational readiness   Contacts outside vendors for repair of vehicles and equipment and to arrange for warranty repair.   Coordinates road service calls or special needs.   Performs additional duties as needed. Minimum Qualifications High school diploma or valid equivalent. Must have ten (10) years of experience as a Fleet Mechanic, four (4) of which must be in supervisory role. Must maintain Master level Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Certification in the area of supervision (light or medium/heavy truck shop) and three (3) Emergency Vehicle Technician (EVT) Certifications if supervising the truck shop.   Must possess (or be able to obtain within seven (7) days) a valid State of Florida driver's license.   Must possess (or be able to obtain within six (6) months of hire) a valid State of Florida Commercial driver's license Class B (CDL).   Must have four (4) years of experience in operating Fleet Management and Fuel Management software. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS   Associate's Degree or higher. Supplemental Information COMMUNICATION COMPETENCIES The ability to clearly communicate Department and City Goals, Policies, Strategic Plans and other key information to employees and peers using multiple communication platforms including e-mail and social media.   Effectively communicates with supervisor, employees, other departments, contractors, engineers, utility companies, vendors, outside agencies, the public, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems.   Accurately and expeditiously receives and delivers messages and information to the appropriate individuals.   Ability to prepare accurate and thorough written records and reports.   Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions and to complete assigned tasks with minimal direction.   Ability to understand and quickly and accurately follow brief oral and written instructions on moderately complex matters.   KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES   Knowledge of applicable federal, state and local laws, ordinances, statues, regulations, rules policies and procedures.   Knowledge of principles, practices and procedures of vehicle repair and maintenance, including a wide variety of motorized equipment from small engines.   Knowledge of diesel/gasoline engines and system such as electrical hydraulic and brake.   Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions.   Knowledge of supervisory methods and techniques.   Knowledge of personnel principles and practices.   Knowledge of general office machines, computer hardware, software and peripherals.   Skilled in supervising, evaluating, training and motivating employees.   Skilled in scheduling and prioritizing manpower and projects.   Skilled in resolving day-to-day questions/problems regarding equipment, materials, methods and procedures needed to complete maintenance and repair tasks.   Ability to troubleshoot and diagnosis automotive systems, read and understand shop manuals and schematics.   Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.   Ability to establishing and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted during the course of work. 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). Must be able to wear heard hat/helmet, safety glasses, goggles, safety harnesses, safety shoes, hearing protector, gloves, and welder's helmet. Exposure to noise, moving mechanical parts, vibration, dust, vapors, fumes, toxic metals, mist, gases, and smoke.     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.