City of Boynton Beach

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21 job(s) at City of Boynton Beach

City of Boynton Beach, FL Boynton Beach, Florida, United States
Jan 22, 2022
Full Time
Purpose of Classification The purpose of this classification is to perform technical engineering review of proposed/submitted permit applications, to include conducting engineering inspections for city permits, reviewing engineering plans for code conformance, issuing right-of-way permits, and performing other technical services. 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. Interprets and enforces the provisions of applicable federal, state, and local codes, laws, rules, regulations, specifications, standards, policies and procedures; initiates any actions necessary to correct deviations or violations; follows up on code enforcement violations. Performs engineering inspections for city permit applications; makes field measurements and identifies construction problems; attends pre-construction meetings; determines appropriate point for engineering staff to approve temporary or permanent certificates of occupancy on buildings. Reviews right-of-way permits requests and plans; issues permits for work in city right-of-ways. Participates in the Development Review Committee to evaluate compliance with applicable city, state, and federal codes related to improvements of roads, parking lots, drainage facilities, utilities, placement of commercial dumpsters. Performs plan review for conformance with applicable federal, state, and local codes, ordinances, laws, rules, regulations, standards, policies, and procedures relating to engineering, utilities, and public works; reviews site plans, master plans, and engineering data such as paving/drainage, as-built drawings, and shop drawings; prepares comments on plans for Technical Review Committee and on construction permit requests; inputs status of plans review into computer. Performs field inspections of new/existing construction for compliance with applicable federal, state, and local codes and ordinances; inspects new/remodeled single-family homes, multi-family homes, commercial buildings, industrial sites, construction sites, and construction phases; examines construction documents, permits, and specifications and compares actual work to planned work to ensure compliance with approved construction plans. Determines whether construction work passes or fails inspections; identifies violations of laws, codes, or regulations; identifies construction performed without a permit. Posts/issues violation notices, "not approved" notices, and correction notices as appropriate; provides assistance with code enforcement cases. Provides information and technical assistance concerning applicable codes, technical requirements, and zoning issues; responds to questions or complaints concerning engineering issues, code requirements, and code violations; meets with and discusses problem areas with property owners, developers, contractors, engineers, and architects; researches problems and recommends solutions to problems; provides technical support and advice to other city departments. Coordinates inspection activities with other departments, property owners, contractors, other inspectors, or other individuals. Presents reports, problems, research, and recommendations to city engineer, department director, or supervisor; provides recommendations for changes to codes/ordinances. Attends meetings and serves on various committees as needed, which may include the Development Review Committee and Environmental Review Committee. Interacts with outside agencies, such as Palm Beach County Engineering Department, Florida Department of Transportation, Department of Environmental Protection, and Florida Power & Light Company. Maintains logs and records of inspections, plan reviews, and other work activities. Prepares or completes various forms, reports, correspondence, logs, lists, inspection reports, engineering drawings, or other documents. Receives various forms, reports, correspondence, logs, legal descriptions, construction plans, architectural plans, building permit plans, right-of-way plans, engineering cost estimates, utility agreements, requests for surety reductions, soil compaction tests, abandonment requests, plats, surveys, codes, regulations, specifications, standards, policies, procedures, manuals, reference materials, or other documentation; reviews, completes, processes, forwards or retains as appropriate. Operates a computer to enter, retrieve, review or modify data; verifies accuracy of entered data and makes corrections; utilizes word processing, spreadsheet, database, or other programs; performs basic maintenance of computer system and office equipment, such as backing up data or replacing paper, ink, or toner. Operates a variety of equipment and tools associated with inspection activities, which may include a motor vehicle, radio communications equipment, blueprint copier, light meter, tape measure, folding ruler, architectural ruler, engineering ruler, or drafting instruments. Follows safety procedures, utilizes safety equipment, and monitors work environment to ensure safety of employees and other individuals. Communicates with supervisor, employees, other divisions, other departments, city officials, government agencies, engineers, architects, developers, contractors, property owners, the public, outside agencies, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, resolve problems, or give/receive advice/direction. Maintains a comprehensive, current knowledge of applicable laws/regulations; maintains an awareness of new trends and advances in the profession; reads professional literature; maintains professional affiliations; attends workshops and training sessions as appropriate. ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS Performs general/clerical tasks, which may include scanning blueprints or standard-sized documents, answering telephone calls, typing documents, sending/receiving emails, or filing documentation. Provides assistance to other employees or departments as needed. Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications Associate's degree in Engineering, Construction, Architecture or a closely related field; Three (3) years experience including engineering inspections, survey work, and construction; and Possess [or able to obtain within fourteen (14) days of hire] and maintain a valid 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 working relationships with Supervisor, customers, other employees, other departments, governmental and regulatory agencies, and the general public. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Ability to read and understand plans and specifications and determine engineering compliance, as specified in City, state, and local codes, ordinances, resolutions, regulations, standards, specifications, policies and procedures. Knowledge of applicable Federal, State, and local codes, laws, rules, regulations, specifications, standards, policies and procedures. Knowledge of and the ability to examine and identify potential issues with permit applications, construction plans, documents, and specifications. Ability to perform comprehensive and accurate research using a wide variety of resources. Ability to effectively and expeditiously resolve issues and problems related to plan review. Ability to interact and establish effective and harmonious working relationships with a variety of individuals including property owners, contractors, engineers, architects, City officials, supervisors, co-workers, and employees from other City departments. Ability to provide guidance, assistance, and/or interpretation to others regarding the permit application process. Ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing. Ability to appropriately and safely operate all work-related tools and equipment, including a personal computer and work associated software applications. Basic knowledge of road design and construction principles and practices as applied to the planning, design, construction, operation, and maintenance of municipal infrastructure. Basic knowledge of utility engineering and construction principles and practices as applied to the planning, design, construction, operation, and maintenance of water and wastewater treatment facilities. Basic knowledge and understanding of rules, regulations, and procedures concerning operations and maintenance of utilities systems. Basic knowledge of regulatory permitting, reporting and operating requirements for public infrastructure and utility systems. Basic knowledge of designing standards for utility infrastructure. Basic knowledge of the capabilities and results of AutoCAD plans and Profile Drawings, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), and hydraulic modeling. Ability to conduct field inspections for engineering compliance as specified in City, state, and local codes, ordinances, resolutions, regulations, standards, specifications, policies and procedures. PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS / ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS Physical Ability : Tasks require the ability to exert very 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 (up to 20 pounds). 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, wetness, humidity, rain, temperature and noise extremes, machinery, vibrations, traffic hazards, or bright/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. VETERANS' PREFERENCE Certain servicemembers and veterans, and the spouses and family members of such servicemembers and veterans, receive preference and priority in the City's hiring process. Additionally, certain servicemembers may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements in employment by the City.
City of Boynton Beach, FL Boynton Beach, Florida, United States
Jan 22, 2022
Temporary
Purpose of Classification The purpose of this classification is to perform manual and unskilled work as part of a crew engaged in maintenance and upkeep of public works and solid waste routes. Work is physical in nature and under the direct supervision of a Crew Supervisor or Solid Waste Supervisor. This position will provide vehicle/equipment maintenance to our Solid Waste fleet, including washing, greasing, and lubrication of vehicles/equipment. Essential Functions The following duties and functions, as outlined herein, are intended to be representative of the type of tasks performed within this classification. They are not listed in any order of importance. The omission of specific statements of the duties or functions does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned. Operates City-owned equipment to include City vehicle, cart repair truck and other equipment in the daily performance of duties; adheres to all local, state and federal safety regulations. Maintains specified route(s) for solid waste to collect and load refuse containers into truck; directs driver when backing up truck; cleans up spills and debris from ground; cleans out truck at end of shift. Cleans up swales; removes debris, and trash as needed; picks up trash, leafs, and tree limbs from the sides of the roads, residential and commercial properties, City properties, vacant lots, right of ways, etc. Performs miscellaneous assignments including assisting in other departments, assembling & breaking down garbage carts, performs general maintenance and cleaning & maintaining traffic control around worksites. Picks up trash and debris in and around buildings and grounds; empties trash containers and receptacles; removes and disposes of trash according to City policy, such as garbage, trash and curbside recycling materials. Participates in other departmental projects and activities as directed; performs basic and semi-skilled labor as appropriate to assist in completion of maintenance, upkeep, picks up paper, limbs, and other debris; uses hand tools and operates motorized tools as necessary to complete assigned task; and manually loads, moves, and arranges materials. Delivers garbage and recycle carts to Solid Waste customers. Performs regular maintenance on sanitation equipment including washing, lubing, and greasing. ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS Participates in emergency-related operations such as flood and hurricane debris removal. Assists the Solid Waste workers in preventive maintenance of equipment and performs routine checks of fluid levels, etc. Performs a wide range of laboring tasks as designated under the category of Crew Worker. Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications One (1) year of previous experience involving manual labor, construction, solid waste, or a closely related area. Possess (or obtain within fourteen (14) days of hire) and maintain a valid State of Florida Driver's license. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS High school diploma or valid equivalent. One (1) year of previous experience in solid waste/sanitation. Possess and maintain a valid State of Florida Commercial Driver's License (CDL), including appropriate endorsements. Supplemental Information COMMUNICATION COMPETENCIES Effectively communicates with supervisor, employees, other departments, contractors, companies, vendors, outside agencies, the public, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems. Accurately and expeditiously receives and delivers messages and information to the appropriate individuals. Ability to prepare accurate and thorough written records and reports. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions and to complete assigned tasks with minimal supervisory direction. Ability to understand and quickly and accurately follow brief oral and written instructions on moderately complex matters. Ability to establish and maintain harmonious working relationships with Supervisor, customers, other employees, other departments, other governmental and regulatory agencies, and the general public as needed. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of tools, methods, and materials used in general Solid Waste work, pickup of various types of debris, garbage carts, and recycle bins. Skill in the use of standard equipment and hand tools used in the assigned area. Ability to perform heavy manual labor for extended periods as required by work assignments, and in occasionally adverse weather conditions. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions; interact with supervisors, co-workers, other departments, public, outside agencies. PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS / ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS Physical Ability : Tasks require the ability to exert heavy physical effort in heavy work, with greater emphasis on climbing and balancing, but typically also involving some combination of stooping, kneeling, crouching, and crawling, and the lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling of objects and materials 50 pounds. May occasionally involve heavier objects and materials (50 pounds). Sensory Requirements : Tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate sounds, depth, and visual cues or signals. Tasks require the ability to communicate orally. Environmental Factors : Performance of essential functions may require exposure to adverse environmental conditions, such as dirt, dust, pollen, odors, wetness, humidity, rain, temperature and noise extremes, machinery, vibrations, traffic hazards, and toxic agents. The City of Boynton Beach, Florida, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S. C. 12101 et. seq.), the City of Boynton Beach will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. A review of this position has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties. All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements are subject to possible modifications to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent(s) will possess the abilities and aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat of significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. Requirements are representative of the minimum level of knowledge, skills, and ability. VETERANS' PREFERENCE Certain servicemembers and veterans, and the spouses and family members of such servicemembers and veterans, receive preference and priority in the City's hiring process. Additionally, certain servicemembers may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements in employment by the City.
City of Boynton Beach, FL Boynton Beach, Florida, United States
Jan 22, 2022
Temporary
Purpose of Classification The purpose of this classification is to perform general and preventative maintenance, assist staff with daily parks maintenance operations and be a contributing team member of various improvement projects in the Parks and Grounds Division. 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 clean up duties at City parks which include, but are not limited to, emptying trash receptacles, sweeping, mopping and vacuuming floors, wiping down tables, chairs and other furnishings, replenishing toilet paper and hand towels, and cleaning concession area, restrooms and fields. Performs basic landscape maintenance including mowing, weeding, edging and blowing. Picks up and disposes ground trash and landscape debris. Performs manual work involving maintenance, repair of buildings and/or grounds, and minor construction. Assists with set-up and breakdown of City events, programming activities and facility rentals. Assists in park inspections to ensure the safety of the public and park facilities. Identifies, reports, repairs and prevents possible safety hazards to avoid potential injuries. Enforces safety and other park rules and regulations. ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications Must possess at least six (6) months experience in general maintenance, manual labor or closely related field; and Must possess (or able to obtain within fourteen (14) days of hire) and maintain a valid Florida Driver's license Supplemental Information COMMUNICATION COMPETENCIES Effectively communicates with supervisor, employees, other departments, contractors, engineers, companies, vendors, outside agencies, the public, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems. Accurately and expeditiously receives and delivers messages and information to the appropriate individuals. Ability to prepare accurate and thorough written records and reports. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions and to complete assigned tasks with minimal supervisory direction. Ability to understand and quickly and accurately follow brief oral and written instructions on moderately complex matters. Ability to establish and maintain harmonious working relationships with supervisor, customers, other employees, other departments, other governmental and regulatory agencies, and the general public as needed. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Requires limited knowledge of the materials, methods and equipment typically used in parks maintenance work and clean up duties. Ability to understand and follow applicable Occupations Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards and departmental safety practices and procedures. Ability to lift heavy objects, walk and stand for long periods, and to perform strenuous physical labor under adverse environmental conditions. Ability to operate small trucks and parks maintenance equipment. Ability to use a variety of hand and power tools. Ability to work as a member of team or individually on assigned projects; complete assigned duties in a productive and efficient manner. Knowledge of basic rules of safety and ability to enforce applicable rules and regulations. Must possess excellent customer service skills and be able to establish good customer relations. Must have an ability to deal with people effectively, courteously and enthusiastically. PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS / ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS Physical Ability : Tasks require the ability to exert heavy physical effort in heavy work, with greater emphasis on climbing and balancing, but typically also involving some combination of stooping, kneeling, crouching, and crawling, and the lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling of objects and materials 50 pounds. May occasionally involve heavier objects and materials (50 pounds). Sensory Requirements : Tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate sounds, depth, and visual cues or signals. Tasks require the ability to communicate orally. Environmental Factors : Performance of essential functions may require exposure to adverse environmental conditions, such as dirt, dust, pollen, odors, wetness, humidity, rain, temperature and noise extremes, machinery, vibrations, traffic hazards, and toxic agents. The City of Boynton Beach, Florida, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S. C. 12101 et. seq.), the City of Boynton Beach will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. A review of this position has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties. All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements are subject to possible modifications to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent(s) will possess the abilities and aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat of significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. Requirements are representative of the minimum level of knowledge, skills, and ability. VETERANS' PREFERENCE Certain servicemembers and veterans, and the spouses and family members of such servicemembers and veterans, receive preference and priority in the City's hiring process. Additionally, certain servicemembers may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements in employment by the City.
City of Boynton Beach, FL Boynton Beach, Florida, United States
Jan 22, 2022
Full Time
Purpose of Classification The purpose of this classification is to assist in the supervision of and perform responsible technical work in operating the City's water treatment plants. Work involves supervising and water treatment plant operations while ensuring regulatory adherence, and assisting the Chief Operator with managerial and administrative duties. 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 work of and assists in supervision of Water Treatment staff who in operate, maintain and repair the water treatment plant, its systems, facilities and equipment; assigns work to plant personnel; provides guidance and technical assistance; explains and demonstrates safety procedures. Oversees the daily operations of the plant; reviews the work completed; and reviews daily log sheets and weekly profile information; inspects plant for problems and identifies needed maintenance and repair work; assigns work to appropriate staff; discusses operational and mechanical issues with subordinate operators and mechanics as appropriate; reviews daily lab results and discusses water quality problems with the Chief Operator; completes work orders for mechanic work. Assists the Chief Operator with a variety of managerial and administrative duties; updates and maintains the operations information board; enters and maintains information on the plant's status and operating conditions in the department database; assists with investigating accidents, incidents and property damage; assists with the development of the water plant budget; assists with developing and/or updating forms, standard operating procedures and preventive maintenance schedules; serves as the Chief Operator in his/her absence. Checks the inventory of chemicals and other needed materials and supplies; completes requisitions and/or purchase orders; contacts vendors to discuss supply levels, availability and prices; and receives and reviews invoices and packing slips. Prepares and provides a variety of reports to the Chief Operator, including monthly operating reports, accident/injury reports. Performs a variety of clerical duties in support of assigned responsibilities, including answering telephones, taking messages and providing information to callers; reviews faxes and delivers to appropriate staff members, reviews and responds to e-mail, makes photocopies of documents, etc. Performs Plant Operator duties; operates the water treatment plant in accordance with standards and guidelines outlined by State and Federal agencies; monitors plant systems, and inspects plant and equipment ensuring continuous and effective operation; reads meters, gauges and dials; records statistical data; and maintains a variety of logs/records including flowcharts, production reports, operation logs, etc. Collects water samples; performs basic laboratory tests; and maintains records of findings and water characteristics. Performs preventive maintenance and cleaning of water plant equipment and system components; cleans membrane trains and softening basins, backwashes filters, etc. ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS Fills vehicle gas tanks at the City shop. Leads the plant in emergency situations and performs duties to prepare for hurricanes. Provides tours of the plant upon request. Maintains office equipment by replacing toner, paper, ink cartridges, etc. Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications Vocational/Technical degree with training emphasis in water treatment plant operations chemistry and mechanical trades. Five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in water treatment plant operations. Possess and maintain a valid Florida Class A Water Treatment Plant Operator License. Possess (or obtain within fourteen (14) days of hire) and maintain a valid State of Florida Driver's license. Supplemental Information COMMUNICATION COMPETENCIES Effectively communicates with supervisor, employees, other departments, contractors, engineers, companies, vendors, outside agencies, the public, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems. Accurately and expeditiously receives and delivers messages and information to the appropriate individuals. Ability to prepare accurate and thorough written records and reports. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions and to complete assigned tasks with minimal supervisory direction. Ability to understand and quickly and accurately follow brief oral and written instructions on moderately complex matters. KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES (KSA's) Knowledge of chemistry, microbiology, mathematics and technology concepts as related to the process. Knowledge of practices and procedures for operating, maintaining, installing, repairing and troubleshooting process equipment. Knowledge of operations equipment, tools, materials and supplies used in performance of the operations and maintenance function. Knowledge of department and division operations procedures, policies, labor contracts, safety rules and regulations, and how to employ safe work practices. Knowledge of Federal and State drinking water regulations, and the various chemical analyses/procedures and equipment used to ensure compliance. Knowledge of department and division operations, policies, procedures, practices and all applicable codes, laws, rules and regulations. Knowledge of and the ability to ensure compliance with safety policies, procedures, practices and OSHA regulations. Knowledge of and the ability to draft plans, blueprints, and write specifications for proposed improvements. Skill in performing various chemical analyses/procedures used to ensure compliance with federal and state regulations for various water quality parameters. Skill in analyzing and resolving process control problems and equipment malfunctions, or otherwise identifying and recommending solutions to routine or recurring problems, to effectively control water treatment operations. Skill in operating computers and utilizing computer programs related to the operations and maintenance functions, including maintaining equipment operating and maintenance records and reports. Ability to provide guidance and assistance to others in the operation and maintenance of water treatment plant equipment and facilities. Ability to acquire new knowledge of the operation of equipment, and the materials, supplies and tools used in performance of the maintenance function. Ability to read, comprehend and apply written instructions, operation and maintenance manuals, plans, and other job-related materials. Ability to read, write and communicate effectively in English to understand and follow oral and written instructions. Ability to supervise, evaluate the work of 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 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 manage the plant's operations budget to effectively utilize available financial resources. Ability to supervise, evaluate the work of other employees, and identify and resolve personnel issues and concerns. PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS / ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS Physical Ability : Tasks involve the ability to exert very 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 (20 pounds). Sensory Requirements : Tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate colors or shades of colors, sounds, odor, depth, and visual cues or signals. Tasks require the ability to communicate orally. Environmental Factors : Performance of essential functions may require exposure to adverse environmental conditions, such as dirt, dust, wetness, machinery, vibrations, and electric currents. The City of Boynton Beach, Florida, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S. C. 12101 et. seq.), the City of Boynton Beach will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. A review of this position has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties. All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements are subject to possible modifications to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent(s) will possess the abilities and aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat of significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. Requirements are representative of the minimum level of knowledge, skills, and ability. VETERANS' PREFERENCE Certain servicemembers and veterans, and the spouses and family members of such servicemembers and veterans, receive preference and priority in the City's hiring process. Additionally, certain servicemembers may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements in employment by the City.
City of Boynton Beach, FL Boynton Beach, Florida, United States
Jan 21, 2022
Full Time
Purpose of Classification Electrical & Instrumentation Technician I Hourly Pay Range: $24.18 - $36.27 The purpose of this classification is to perform skilled technical work in the maintenance and repair of electrical, electronic, and SCADA circuits, equipment and instruments. Electrical & Instrumentation Technician II Hourly Pay Range: $25.81 - $38.70 The purpose of this classification is to perform skilled technical work in a leadership role for the maintenance and repair of electrical, electronic, and SCADA circuits, equipment and instruments. 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. Electrical & Instrumentation Technician I Installs, repairs, replaces, and maintains a variety of electrical fixtures, switches, receptacles, transmitters, motors, control devices, alarms, lighting, conduit and wiring, systems, equipment, and related components in compliance with applicable codes, drawings, wiring diagrams and engineered specifications. Performs various skilled, semi-skilled, and manual work functions associated with installation, maintenance, and repair of electrical systems and equipment, such as troubleshooting electrical problems, layout of electrical wiring/systems, installing electrical circuits, replacing breakers and fuses, replacing defective wiring, removing/installing breaker panels and covers, installing/replacing indoor/outdoor lighting fixtures, installing electrical receptacles/switches, installing electrical equipment, repairing/wiring electrical motors, splicing submersible motors, installing/maintaining exhaust fans/systems, repairing fire alarm systems, installing smoke detectors, repairing service feeders, running wires/cables, bending conduit, changing ballasts, or replacing bulbs/batteries. Performs various skilled, semi-skilled, and manual work functions associated with installation, maintenance, and repair of instrumentation and control systems such as troubleshooting instrumentation and control problems, replacing and maintaining programmable logic controllers (PLCs), radios, communication devices, RTU, security alarm systems, cameras, metering, and other various low voltage systems. Installs, calibrates, and maintains complex electronic process control equipment such as: pressure, flow, level controllers, recorders, SCADA and PLCs. Installs, tests, and repairs/replaces electrical/electronic equipment such as AC/DC variable speed drives and motors, alarm systems, generators, solid-state and relay control systems, and controllers. Tests, installs and maintains the Utility's SCADA Computer System. Operates a computer and develops skills in programming SCADA and PLCs. Utilizes asset management work order system. Assists with the building and wiring of control panels from drawings and engineering specifications. Tests continuity of circuits to ensure electrical compatibility and safety of components; inspects/tests equipment and components for proper operations; makes adjustments, repairs, or replacements; reports problem situations. Operates a variety of machinery, equipment, and tools associated with department activities, which may include a forklift, chipping hammer, hot box, tracer, conduit bender, drill, hammer drill, conduit bender, shovel, pick, post hole digger, electrical tester, gauges, meters, electrical tools, mechanic tools, or diagnostic instruments. Fabricates tools and metal components. 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. Assists in the preparation to complete various forms, correspondence, reports, work orders, diagnostic reports, purchase requisitions, electrical drawings, statistical analyses, and other documents. 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. Conducts a preventative maintenance program for electrical and electronic equipment. Makes visual inspections to determine proper operating condition. Performs various tasks associated with Utilities systems, including but not limited to maintaining lift stations, well fields and ground storage tanks. Provides assistance or coverage to other employees as needed, and performs other related duties as required. Electrical & Instrumentation Technician II Installs, repairs, replaces, and maintains a variety of electrical fixtures, switches, receptacles, transmitters, motors, control devices, alarms, lighting, conduit and wiring, systems, equipment, and related components in compliance with applicable codes, drawings, wiring diagrams and engineered specifications. Performs various skilled, semi-skilled, and manual work functions associated with installation, maintenance, and repair of electrical systems and equipment, such as troubleshooting electrical problems, layout of electrical wiring/systems, installing electrical circuits, replacing breakers and fuses, replacing defective wiring, removing/installing breaker panels and covers, installing/replacing indoor/outdoor lighting fixtures, installing electrical receptacles/switches, installing electrical equipment, repairing/wiring electrical motors, splicing submersible motors, installing/maintaining exhaust fans/systems, repairing fire alarm systems, installing smoke detectors, repairing service feeders, running wires/cables, bending conduit, changing ballasts, or replacing bulbs/batteries. Performs various skilled, semi-skilled, and manual work functions associated with installation, maintenance, and repair of instrumentation and control systems such as troubleshooting instrumentation and control problems, replacing and maintaining programmable logic controllers (PLCs), radios, communication devices, RTU, security alarm systems, cameras, metering, and other various low voltage systems. Installs, calibrates, and maintains complex electronic process control equipment such as: pressure, flow, level controllers, recorders, SCADA and PLCs. Installs, tests, and repairs/replaces electrical/electronic equipment such as AC/DC variable speed drives and motors, alarm systems, generators, solid-state and relay control systems, and controllers. Tests, installs and maintains the Utility's SCADA Computer System. Builds and wires control panels from drawings and engineering specifications. Tests continuity of circuits to ensure electrical compatibility and safety of components; inspects/tests equipment and components for proper operations; makes adjustments, repairs, or replacements; reports problem situations. Operates a variety of machinery, equipment, and tools associated with department activities, which may include a forklift, chipping hammer, hot box, tracer, conduit bender, drill, hammer drill, conduit bender, shovel, pick, post hole digger, electrical tester, gauges, meters, electrical tools, mechanic tools, or diagnostic instruments. Fabricates tools and metal components. 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 various forms, correspondence, reports, work orders, diagnostic reports, purchase requisitions, electrical drawings, statistical analyses, and other documents. 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. Conducts a preventative maintenance program for electrical and electronic equipment. Makes visual inspections to determine proper operating condition. Performs various tasks associated with Utilities systems, including but not limited to maintaining lift stations, well fields and ground storage tanks. May be required to supervise temporary contractors during new projects. Provides leadership and training to other employees as needed, and performs other leadership related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications Electrical & Instrumentation Technician I High school diploma or equivalent; supplemented by vocational/technical training in electrical and electronic systems; and Five (5) years previous experience and/or training that includes installation, repair, and maintenance of electrical, electronic, and instrumentation and control systems/equipment; and Must possess and maintain a valid Journeyman Electrician's License; and Must possess (or able to obtain within fourteen (14) days of hire) and maintain a valid Florida driver's license. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Minimum Qualifications for education and experience must be met before consideration of the following Preferred Qualifications: ISA Level I Certified Control Systems Technician (CCST), or equivalent in the control systems field. Electrical & Instrumentation Technician II High school diploma or valid equivalent; supplemented by vocational/technical training in electrical and electronic systems. Eight (8) years previous experience and/or training that includes installation, repair, and maintenance of electrical, electronic, and instrumentation and control systems/equipment. Must possess and maintain a valid Journeyman Electrician's License. Possess [or able to obtain within fourteen (14) days of hire] and maintain a valid Florida driver's license. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS ISA Level I Certified Control Systems Technician (CCST), or equivalent in the control systems field Supplemental Information COMMUNICATION COMPENTENCIES / K.S.A.'s Electrical & Instrumentation 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 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 and understanding of electrical, electronic controls and circuits. Knowledge of the methods, practices, testing equipment, tools and equipment used in electrical repair and maintenance work. General knowledge and understanding of pneumatic/hydraulic systems. Knowledge of and the necessary skill to work with the hazards and safety precautions applicable to voltage up to 480v. Knowledge of the hazards and safety precautions necessary when working around high voltage systems. Knowledge and understanding of motors, time meters, alarm systems, and other electrical and electronic equipment, programmable logic controllers, SCADA, and telemetry systems. Knowledge of office software such as Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook. Knowledge of the occupational hazards and standard safety precautions, safe work methods, and related safety devices associated with the operation and maintenance of utility systems and the ability to ensure that employees comply with safe standards. Ability to troubleshoot, comprehend, and implement appropriate corrections to complex electronic and electrical control circuits safely in adverse conditions. Ability to inspect, maintain and repair electrical equipment and controls and develop "as built" drawings of existing circuits. Ability to verify calibration of flow, level and pressure transmitters. Ability to order and manage electrical components for repair and/or replacement. Ability to correctly follow rules, regulations, policies and procedures. Ability to determine and recommend alternate procedures to achieve the desired end result. Ability to efficiently respond to emergency situations. Ability to accurately read as-builts drawings, wiring diagrams, sketches, construction plans, maps, and schematics. CAREER PATH ADVANCEMENT REQUIREMENTS The following requirements must be met to advance to Electrical & Instrumentation Technician II: Must have a minimum of eight (8) years of work experience and/or training that includes installation, repair, and maintenance of electronic instrumentation and control systems and electrical equipment. Must have demonstrated experience and proven training in PLC and SCADA programming. Must posses and maintain a valid Journeyman's Electrician License. Electrical & Instrumentation 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 working relationships with Supervisor, customers, other employees, other departments, other governmental and regulatory agencies, and the general public as needed. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES Thorough knowledge and understanding of electrical, electronic controls and circuits. Thorough knowledge of the methods, practices, testing equipment, tools and equipment used in electrical repair and maintenance work. Thorough knowledge and understanding of pneumatic/hydraulic systems. Thorough knowledge of and the necessary skill to work with the hazards and safety precautions applicable to voltages up to 480v. Knowledge of the hazards and safety precautions necessary when working around high voltage systems. Thorough Knowledge and understanding of motors, time meters, alarm systems, and other electrical and electronic equipment, programmable logic controllers, SCADA, and telemetry systems. General knowledge of Human Machine Interface (HMI) software. Thorough knowledge of office software such as Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook. Thorough knowledge of the occupational hazards and standard safety precautions, safe work methods, and related safety devices associated with the operation and maintenance of utility systems and the ability to ensure that employees comply with safe standards. Ability to troubleshoot, comprehend, and implement appropriate corrections to complex electronic and electrical control circuits safely in adverse conditions. Ability to inspect, maintain and repair electrical equipment and controls and develop "as built" drawings of existing circuits. Ability to verify calibration of flow, level and pressure transmitters. Ability to order and manage electrical components for repair and/or replacement. Ability to correctly follow rules, regulations, policies and procedures. Ability to determine and recommend alternate procedures to achieve the desired end result. Ability to efficiently respond to emergency situations. Ability to accurately read as-built drawings, wiring diagrams, sketches, construction plans, maps, and schematics. PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS / ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS: Physical Ability : Tasks require the ability to exert moderate, though not constant physical effort, typically involving some combination of climbing and balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and crawling, and which may involve some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of moderate to heavy weight (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, bright/dim light, machinery, vibrations, electric currents, traffic hazards, or toxic agents. The City of Boynton Beach, Florida, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S. C. 12101 et. seq.), the City of Boynton Beach will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. A review of this position has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties. All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements are subject to possible modifications to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent(s) will possess the abilities and aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat of significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. Requirements are representative of the minimum level of knowledge, skills, and ability. VETERANS' PREFERENCE Certain servicemembers and veterans, and the spouses and family members of such servicemembers and veterans, receive preference and priority in the City's hiring process. Additionally, certain servicemembers may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements in employment by the City.
City of Boynton Beach, FL Boynton Beach, Florida, United States
Jan 21, 2022
Full Time
Purpose of Classification The purpose of this classification is to inspect construction of new/existing buildings and review permit applications, building plans, and construction documents to ensure compliance with applicable codes, ordinances, plans, and specifications. *Depending upon the number of certifications held, this position may be filled at a I, II, III, or IV level. Hourly Range at each level listed below: Inspector/Plans Examiner I: $24.81 - $37.58 Inspector/Plans Examiner II: $25.81 - $38.71 Inspector/Plans Examiner III: $27.43 - $41.14 Inspector/Plans Examiner IV: $29.05 -$43.57 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 field inspections of new/existing buildings during the construction process for compliance with applicable building codes and ordinances; compares actual work to planned work to ensure compliance with approved construction plans; inspects new/remodeled single-family homes, multi-family homes, commercial buildings, industrial buildings, businesses, and accessory building and improvements. Interprets and enforces the provisions of applicable federal, state, and local codes, laws, rules, regulations, specifications, standards, policies and procedures; initiates any actions necessary to correct deviations or violations; follows up on code enforcement violations. Coordinates inspection activities with other departments, property owners, contractors, other inspectors, or other individuals. Investigates structural damage by fire, storm, or accident. Conducts post event damage assessment and provides field evaluation data for tracking and reporting. Issues unsafe structure notices; conducts re-inspection. Determines whether construction work passes or fails inspections; identifies violations of laws, codes, or regulations; identifies construction performed without a permit. Posts/issues violation notices, "not approved" notices, and correction notices as appropriate. Maintains documentation/records of inspection activities and violations. Reviews building permit applications, site plans, and construction documents for completeness and conformance with the applicable provisions of the Building, Plumbing, Mechanical or Electrical codes; ensures that projects have approval from proper agencies; monitors status of pending applications. Provides information and technical assistance concerning building codes, technical requirements, permit requirements; explains the permit application process and associated fees to customers; assists applicants with applications; refers applicants to other departments to facilitate permit issuance; responds to complaints, researches problems, and initiates problem resolution. Determines whether submitted documents comply with applicable codes; writes permit review comments; calculates building fees and impact fees. Prepares or completes various forms, reports, correspondence, comment reports, statistical reports, charts, or other documents. Receives various forms, reports, correspondence, permit applications, architectural plans, blueprints, surveys, engineering reports, permits, maps, codes, ordinances, policies, manuals, reference materials, or other documentation; reviews, completes, processes, forwards or retains as appropriate. Operates a computer to enter, retrieve, review or modify data; maintains computerized files; utilizes word processing, database, or other software programs. Operates/utilizes a variety of equipment, tools, or instruments associated with field inspections, which may include a motor vehicle, scale, tape measure, testing instruments, or drafting instruments. Copies and distributes forms, reports, correspondence, and other related materials; makes microfilm copies; coordinates blueprint reprints. Prepares departmental files; locates, removes, and/or files documents; maintains file system of departmental records; prepares documents for microfilming. Performs research functions as needed; researches flood zone areas, zoning maps, zoning books, and past permits. Answers the telephone; provides information and assistance; takes and relays messages or directs calls to appropriate personnel; returns calls as necessary. Communicates with supervisor, employees, other departments, city officials, code enforcement personnel, law enforcement personnel, architects, contractors, engineers, consultants, agents, the public, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems. Attends meetings; serves on committees as directed. Maintains a current knowledge of applicable laws/regulations; maintains an awareness of new materials, devices, products, and construction methods; reads professional literature; maintains professional affiliations; attends workshops and training sessions as appropriate. Assists in providing cross-training to inspectors in other specialties to establish and maintain conformity. Participates in hurricane and other disaster preparedness activities. ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS Provides assistance or coverage to other employees as needed. Performs other related duties as required 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, & ABILITIES Knowledge of and the ability to accurately conduct plan review within the applicable disciplines to ensure completeness and conformance with applicable codes. Comprehensive knowledge of applicable federal, State, and local codes, laws, rules, regulations, specifications, standards, policies and procedures. Knowledge of and the ability to examine and identify potential issues with permit applications, business tax applications, and construction plans, documents and specifications. Ability to perform comprehensive and accurate research using a wide variety of resources. Ability to effectively and expeditiously resolve issues and problems related to plan review. Ability to interact and establish effective and harmonious working relationships with a variety of individuals including property owners, contractors, engineers, architects, City officials, supervisors, co-workers, and employees from other City departments. Ability to provide guidance, assistance, and/or interpretation to others regarding the permit application process. Ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing. Ability to appropriately and safely operate all work related tools and equipment, including a personal computer and work associated software applications. Minimum Qualifications Inspector/Plans Examiner I Minimum Qualifications: Hourly Range: $ 24.81 - $37.58 High school diploma or valid equivalent. Must possess and maintain a State of Florida Standard Inspector and Plans Examiner License or State of Florida Professional Engineer or Architect license, in one (1) of the following disciplines: Building, Plumbing, Mechanical, Electrical, 1-2 Family; or meet the requirements from FS 468 for work experience and be eligible for a provisional Standard Inspector and Plans Examiner license in one (1) of the following disciplines: Building, Plumbing, Mechanical, Electrical, 1-2 Family. Must obtain Standard Inspector and Plans Examiner License within one (1) year of employment. Failure to obtain the required Standard Licenses will result in demotion or termination. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver's license. Inspector/Plans Examiner II Minimum Qualifications: Hourly Range: $ 25.81 - $38.71 High school diploma or valid equivalent. Must possess and maintain a State of Florida Standard Inspector and Plans Examiner License or State of Florida Professional Engineer or Architect license, in one (1) of the following disciplines: Building, Plumbing, Mechanical, Electrical, 1-2 Family; or meet the requirements from FS 468 for work experience and be eligible for a provisional Standard Inspector and Plans Examiner license in one (1) of the following disciplines: Building, Plumbing, Mechanical, Electrical, 1-2 Family. Must obtain Standard Inspector and Plans Examiner License within one (1) year of employment. Failure to obtain the required Standard Licenses will result in demotion or termination. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver's license. Inspector/Plans Examiner III Minimum Qualifications: Hourly Range: $ 27.43 - $41.14 High school diploma or valid equivalent. Must possess and maintain a State of Florida Standard Inspector and Plans Examiner License or State of Florida Professional Engineer or Architect license, in any combination of two (2) of the following disciplines: Building, Plumbing, Mechanical, Electrical, 1-2 Family; or meet the requirements from FS 468 for work experience and be eligible for a provisional Standard Inspector and Plans Examiner license in any combination of two (2) of the following disciplines: Building, Plumbing, Mechanical, Electrical, 1-2 Family. Must obtain Standard Inspector and Plans Examiner License in any combination of two (2) disciplines within one (1) year of employment. Failure to obtain the required Standard Licenses will result in demotion or termination. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver's license. Inspector/Plans Examiner IV Minimum Qualifications: Hourly Range: $ 29.05 -$43.57 High school diploma or valid equivalent. Must possess and maintain a State of Florida Standard Inspector and Plans Examiner License or State of Florida Professional Engineer or Architect license; in any combination of three (3) of the following disciplines: Building, Plumbing, Mechanical, Electrical, 1-2 Family; or meet the requirements from FS 468 for work experience and be eligible for a provisional Standard Inspector and Plans Examiner license in any combination of three (3) of the following disciplines: Building, Plumbing, Mechanical, Electrical, 1-2 Family. Must obtain Standard Inspector and Plans Examiner License in any combination of three (3) disciplines within one (1) year of employment. Failure to obtain the required Standard Licenses will result in demotion or termination. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver's license. Supplemental Information PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS / ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS Physical Ability : While performing plan examination functions, 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. While performing inspections, tasks require the regular and, at times, sustained performance of moderately physically demanding work, typically involving some combination of climbing and balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and crawling, and that may involve the lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling of moderately heavy objects and materials (50 pounds). Sensory Requirements : Some tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate colors or shades of colors, sounds, depth, texture, and visual cues or signals. Some tasks require the ability to communicate orally. Environmental Factors : Plan Review essential functions are regularly performed without exposure to adverse environmental conditions. Performance of inspection 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, traffic hazards, toxic agents, or heights. The City of Boynton Beach, Florida, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S. C. 12101 et. seq.), the City of Boynton Beach will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. A review of this position has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties. All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements are subject to possible modifications to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent(s) will possess the abilities and aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat of significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. Requirements are representative of the minimum level of knowledge, skills, and ability. VETERANS' PREFERENCE Certain servicemembers and veterans, and the spouses and family members of such servicemembers and veterans, receive preference and priority in the City's hiring process. Additionally, certain servicemembers may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements in employment by the City.
City of Boynton Beach, FL Boynton Beach, Florida, United States
Jan 21, 2022
Full Time
Purpose of Classification The purpose of this classification is to perform engineering work for the development and review of public and utility infrastructure. The position is also responsible for managing design, bidding and construction services contracts with consulting engineers and contractors. 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. Consults with assigned staff to review work requirements, status of work, and problems; assists with complex or problem situations; provides direction, advice, and technical expertise. Consults with division managers, director and other officials as needed to review activities, provide recommendations, resolve problems, and receive advice/direction. Coordinates work activities with those of other departments, contractors, consultants, outside agencies, or others as needed. Ensures close cooperation with the ITS Department to ensure that all control systems meet appropriate standards. Directs the review, permitting, and inspection of new construction; Lead for the review of plans for utility and public works improvement projects; manages construction projects; and prepares project construction schedules. Coordinates procurement of equipment and contracted services; researches new products, systems, and materials; obtains pricing from contractors and suppliers; prepares specifications for materials, equipment, and services; writes, prepares, and reviews bid documents/specifications; recommends award of contracts; ensures contract compliance for all contracts and specifications. Compiles or monitors various administrative and statistical data pertaining to departmental operations; performs research as needed; makes applicable calculations; analyzes data and identifies trends; prepares or generates reports; maintains records. Prepares or completes various forms, reports, correspondence, plant operational reports, regulatory reports, change orders, specifications, permit applications, budget documents, performance appraisals, agenda items, or other documents. Receives various forms, reports, correspondence, requisitions, purchase orders, invoices, budget reports, equipment submittals, payroll sheets, vehicle maintenance requests, accident reports, operations reports, regulatory reports, production reports, quality analysis reports, engineering reports, contract documents, construction documents, engineering plans, electrical drawings, blueprints, specifications, master plans, comprehensive plans, union agreements, codes, regulations, standards, manuals, maps, reference materials, or other documentation; reviews, completes, processes, forwards or retains as appropriate. Responds to complaints and questions related to department operations; provides information, researches problems, and initiates problem resolution. Attends City commission meetings or other meetings; serves on committees as needed; presents information and presentations to community and other outside customer groups. Maintains a current knowledge of applicable laws/regulations; maintains an awareness of new trends and advances in the profession; reads professional literature; maintains professional affiliations; attends workshops and training sessions as appropriate. Performs other related duties as required. Civil and Environmental Engineers perform the following functions: Directs the design, permitting and construction of water, wastewater, reuse and stormwater facilities and infrastructure. Utilizes hydraulic and hydrology computer models to develop simulations and scenarios for operational optimization and project design. Works with management staff and the regulatory agencies to develop and obtain required permits. Public Works Engineers perform the following functions: Responsible for and directs the design, permitting and construction of stormwater facilities and infrastructure. Reviews and approves site development plans to ensure they are in compliance with City Standards Responsible for and directs the design, permitting and construction of parks, roadway and City owned infrastructure. Responsible for and directs the design and installation of traffic control devices including signs, signals and roadway features Lead professional in the design, plan review, bidding and construction of City facilities. Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree in civil engineering or a closely related field; Possession of the Professional Engineer (PE) License; Seven (7) years of experience in civil engineering or closely related field, specifically pertaining to Public Works; One (1) year of supervisory experience in Public Works or a closely related field. Must possess [or obtain within fourteen (14) days of hire] and maintain a valid Florida driver's license. 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 Thorough knowledge of road design and construction principles and practices as applied to the planning, design, construction, operation, and maintenance of municipal infrastructure. Thorough knowledge of utility engineering and construction principles and practices as applied to the planning, design, construction, operation, and maintenance of water and wastewater treatment facilities. Thorough knowledge and understanding of rules, regulations, and procedures concerning operations and maintenance of utilities systems. Thorough knowledge of regulatory permitting, reporting and operating requirements for utilities systems. Thorough knowledge of designing standards for public and utility infrastructure. Thorough knowledge of the capabilities and results of AutoCADD plans and Profile Drawings, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), and hydraulic modeling. Ability to use hydraulic and hydrology software models. Ability to articulate and convey presentations using multiple platforms, in a clear and concise manner. Ability to create clear and comprehensive reports. Ability to read and understand plans and specifications and determine engineering compliance, as specified in City, state, and local codes, ordinances, resolutions, regulations, standards, specifications, policies and procedures. Ability to conduct field inspections for engineering compliance as specified in City, state, and local codes, ordinances, resolutions, regulations, standards, specifications, policies and procedures. PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS / ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS Physical Ability : Tasks require the ability to exert light physical effort in sedentary to light work, but which may involve some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of light weight (10 pounds). Tasks may involve extended periods of time at a keyboard or work station. Sensory Requirements : Tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate colors or shades of colors, sounds, odor, depth, texture, and visual cues or signals. Tasks require the ability to communicate orally. Environmental Factors : Performance of essential functions may require exposure to adverse environmental conditions, such as dirt, dust, pollen, odors, wetness, humidity, rain, fumes, temperature and noise extremes, bright/dim light, machinery, vibrations, electric currents, traffic hazards, toxic agents, violence, disease, or pathogenic substances. The City of Boynton Beach, Florida, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S. C. 12101 et. seq.), the City of Boynton Beach will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. A review of this position has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties. All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements are subject to possible modifications to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent(s) will possess the abilities and aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat of significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. Requirements are representative of the minimum level of knowledge, skills, and ability. VETERANS' PREFERENCE Certain servicemembers and veterans, and the spouses and family members of such servicemembers and veterans, receive preference and priority in the City's hiring process. Additionally, certain servicemembers may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements in employment by the City.
City of Boynton Beach, FL Boynton Beach, Florida, United States
Jan 20, 2022
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. Position will not exceed 29.5 hours per week and will require working holidays and weekends. Essential Functions The following duties and functions, as outlined herein, are intended to be representative of the type of tasks performed within this classification. They are not listed in any order of importance. The omission of specific statements of the duties or functions does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned. Operates tractors and specialized mowing equipment to maintain a neatly manicured golf course; determines shape and grass height for fairways, roughs, and greens; ensures putting greens are properly maintained according to applicable standards; trims and edges as necessary. Performs tasks associated with turf maintenance; applies knowledge of turf and landscaping activities to ensure a healthy and lush course; mixes and applies fertilizer, herbicide or other agents as appropriate; installs, maintains, and adjusts irrigation system to ensure adequate supply of water; assists with regular aeration, top dressing, and reseeding of turf. Assists with landscaping activities for all property associated with the golf course; plants and maintains trees, shrubbery, potted plants, and flowerbeds; spreads mulch in appropriate areas; pulls weeds, prunes trees and shrubs, rakes leaves, and performs similar functions. Performs grounds maintenance activities for all properties associated with the golf course, including lakes and water hazards; mows, trims, and edges grass; sweeps walks; removes litter, trash and other debris from grounds; performs tasks associated with upkeep of facilities, including painting, routine maintenance/repairs, cleaning and disinfecting restrooms; secures buildings to prevent theft; repairs gates and fences; and ensures that grounds are safe for public access and use. Assists with small construction projects related to the shape and design of the golf course as well as addition of new facilities and equipment; works with Manager or other professionals to implement designs pertaining to placement, grade, and elevation of course components; conducts major course repairs as necessary. Operates a variety of routine and specialized vehicles and gas/electric powered tools and equipment related to completion of essential tasks; adheres to all local, state, and federal safety regulations; ensures compliance by coworkers and supervisors. Performs general maintenance tasks and minor repairs necessary to keep machinery, equipment and tools in operable condition, which may include inspecting equipment, calibrating equipment, checking and replacing fluids, greasing equipment, replacing parts, and cleaning equipment; monitors equipment operations to maintain efficiency and safety; reports faulty equipment. Utilizes safety equipment and monitors work environment to ensure safety of employees and other individuals. Communicates with supervisor, employees, other departments, golfers, golf associations, the public, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems. ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS Provides assistance to other employees or departments as needed. Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications Must possess (or obtain within fourteen (14) days of hire) and maintain a valid Florida driver's license. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS High School Diploma or valid equivalent. Experience and/or training involving golf course maintenance, turf management, landscaping, or grounds maintenance. Must maintain, possess or attain a valid CPR/First Aid certification within 90 days of hire. Supplemental Information COMMUNICATION COMPETENCIES Effectively communicates with supervisor, employees, other departments, contractors, engineers, companies, vendors, outside agencies, the public, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems. Accurately and expeditiously receives and delivers messages and information to the appropriate individuals. Ability to prepare accurate and thorough written records and reports. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions and to complete assigned tasks with minimal supervisory direction. Ability to understand and quickly and accurately follow brief oral and written instructions on moderately complex matters. Ability to establish and maintain harmonious working relationships with Supervisor, customers, other employees, other departments, other governmental and regulatory agencies, and the general public as needed. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Ability to operate small machinery. Ability to perform manual labor. Ability to move heavy objects. Ability to work in a variety of weather conditions while performing maintenance tasks. Working knowledge of the hazards and safety precautions of the profession. Ability to understand and follow oral and written direction. PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS / ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS Physical Ability : Tasks require the regular and, at times, sustained performance of moderately physically demanding work, typically involving some combination of climbing and balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and crawling, and that may involve the lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling of moderately heavy objects and materials. Sensory Requirements : Some tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate colors or shades of colors, sounds, depth, texture, and visual cues or signals. Some tasks require the ability to communicate orally. Environmental Factors : Performance of essential functions may require exposure to adverse environmental conditions, such as dirt, dust, pollen, odors, wetness, humidity, rain, fumes, temperature and noise extremes, machinery, vibrations, traffic hazards, and toxic agents. VETERANS' PREFERENCE Certain servicemembers and veterans, and the spouses and family members of such servicemembers and veterans, receive preference and priority in the City's hiring process. Additionally, certain servicemembers may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements in employment by the City.
City of Boynton Beach, FL Boynton Beach, Florida, United States
Jan 19, 2022
Full Time
Purpose of Classification PURPOSE OF CLASSIFICATION: The purpose of this classification is to gather criminal information, analyze crime patterns/trends, prepare intelligence reports, and provide analytic/administrative support within the Police Department. Essential Functions ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: The following duties and functions, as outlined herein, are intended to be representative of the type of tasks performed within this classification. They are not listed in any order of importance. The omission of specific statements of the duties or functions does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned. Maintains the security of information and systems. Maintains a schedule for the dissemination of analytic work products. Conducts research, gathers and compiles information, and analyzes data to identify crime patterns and trends in the City; provides analytic support to police officers, detectives, investigators, and other law enforcement personnel regarding specialized case investigations such as missing persons, gang activities, auto theft, robbery, or homicide; responds to investigative requests for analytical examination of data. Develops and maintains criminal intelligence sources; prepares and disseminates intelligence on officer safety matters via bulletins, case reports, memoranda, or other intelligence products; receives documents and disseminates information/intelligence from other agencies, departments, citizens, or other sources relating to investigative, crime prevention, or safety concerns; prepares, maintains, and secures physical intelligence files on significant investigative research projects. Analyzes police incident reports by type of crime, description of suspect(s), geographical location, time of occurrence, method of operation, vehicles, and type of stolen property. Reviews auto theft reports and disseminates information to detectives; analyzes data relating to arsons, abandoned vehicles, and impound lots. Reviews field interrogation reports; reviews for intelligence and posts for officer review; obtains periodic printouts on criminal activity for review, analysis, and extraction of statistics that might identify crime trends or patterns. Prepares intelligence reports and products and conducts consistent statistical analyses. Conducts analytic research and prepares reports and/or presentations to support department CompStat and performance management meetings. Provides recommendations or strategies to be used for apprehending criminals, such as directed patrol recommendations, extra surveillance, or covert surveillance. Maintains current list of active missing persons/runaways; initiates actions to locate missing person/runaways; reviews NCIC matches of missing persons. Maintains current information on sexual predators/offenders in the county; maintains a map tracking system on predators. Monitors pawnshop activity and possible flow of stolen property through pawnshops. Maintains special "method of operation" (MO) files on subjects arrested in the City and surrounding cities. Prepares or completes various forms, reports, correspondence, lists, intelligence reports/products, statistical analyses, recommendations, or other documents. Receives various forms, reports, correspondence, lists, incident reports, offense reports, arrest reports, case reports, field interrogation reports, missing person documentation, vehicle documentation, criminal history reports, NCIC/FCIC teletype reports, FDLE flyers, photographs, bulletins, property receipts, disposition letters, statutes, policies, procedures, manuals, maps, atlases, reference materials, or other documentation; reviews, completes, processes, forwards or retains as appropriate. Operates a computer to enter, retrieve, review or modify data; highly proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint; proficient with software to edit/enhance photographic images and videos; utilizes databases, performs research and analysis of criminal information in databases, the Internet, or other programs. Communicates with supervisor, employees, other departments, law enforcement personnel, government agencies, insurance companies, victims, family members, the public, outside agencies, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems. Establishes, maintains, and coordinates contacts with various local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies to facilitate a productive information exchange network; initiates/maintains reliable information/intelligence sources and contacts with other government agencies, companies, and the community. Attends various meetings; participates in patrol and detective bureau briefings. Maintains a comprehensive, current knowledge of applicable laws/regulations and of police investigative procedures; maintains an awareness of new methods, resources, trends and advances in the profession; reads professional literature; maintains professional affiliations; attends workshops and training sessions to ensure skills are commensurate with other industry professionals and when necessary to obtain proficiency with newly acquired analytical products or databases. Assists in providing on-going traffic analysis; runs specialized reports that include traffic accidents, traffic citations, traffic warnings, and parking enforcement in a variety of formats. ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS Testifies in court as needed. Operates a motor vehicle to conduct work activities. Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 60 college semester credits or more from an accredited university or college as accepted by the City; and Must possess two (2) years previous experience involving research, statistical analysis, crime trend analysis, police investigative procedures, or administrative work in the assigned area; and Must obtain and maintain valid NCIC/FCIC Limited Access Terminal Operator certification within six (6) months of employment; and Must pass job related security clearances for facilities and computer systems; and Must possess (or able to obtain within fourteen (14) days of hire) and maintain a valid Florida driver's license. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Completed college coursework in quantitative methods, i.e. statistics. Experience in statistical research and analysis using automated systems. Currently possess valid certification(s) in any of the below areas: Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Statistical Analysis Systems Statistical Product and Service Solutions Microsoft Office Outlook Word Excel PowerPoint Certified Law Enforcement Analyst 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 lead work teams, manage projects as assigned, and develop new programs for public safety benefit. Ability to work in a collaborative manner with public safety personnel. Knowledge of principles of statistics and quantitative analysis, qualitative analysis, demographic and social variables affecting public safety. Ability to demonstrate working with professionalism, respect, integrity, dedication and excellence at all times. Ability to express themselves in professional and technical writing products through proper English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation. PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS / ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS Physical Ability : Tasks require the ability to exert moderate, though not constant physical effort, typically involving some combination of climbing and balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and crawling, and which may involve some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of moderate weight (20 pounds). 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 : Performance of essential functions may require exposure to adverse environmental conditions, such as dust, machinery, vibrations, or electric currents. The City of Boynton Beach, Florida, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S. C. 12101 et. seq.), the City of Boynton Beach will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. A review of this position has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties. All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements are subject to possible modifications to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent(s) will possess the abilities and aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat of significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. Requirements are representative of the minimum level of knowledge, skills, and ability. VETERANS' PREFERENCE Certain servicemembers and veterans, and the spouses and family members of such servicemembers and veterans, receive preference and priority in the City's hiring process. Additionally, certain servicemembers may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements in employment by the City.
City of Boynton Beach, FL Boynton Beach, Florida, United States
Jan 15, 2022
Full Time
Purpose of Classification The purpose of this classification is to plan, organize, and oversee the financial activities of the department, including accounting; preparing, reviewing, and analyzing departmental budget; checking trial balance for errors; purchasing; reviewing invoices; preparing requisitions; preparing quarterly, semi­annual and annual reports for the state and federal government. Exercises supervision over the Finance Unit administrative staff. Reports directly to the Financial Services Director or Deputy Director of Financial Services. 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. Supervises, directs, and evaluates assigned staff, addresses employee concerns and problems, counsels and manages employee performance. Supervises the department's administrative staff; duties include assigning, directing and supervising daily work; providing instruction and guidance; reviewing completed work to ensure compliance with policies and procedures; and coordinating and providing training as needed. Develops work schedules for staff; reviews and approves leave requests. Oversees and directs work activities related to the annual department budget, which includes: calculating salaries, fringe benefits and other costs; reviewing revenue estimates; reviewing and analyzing departments' budgets; participating in the development of staff recommendations; and manages the compilation and preparation of the proposed and final budget documents. Ensures purchase orders and requisitions are processed in compliance with policies; receives merchandise for Department; ensures invoices are reconciled against purchase orders. Oversees the maintenance of files and related reports for grants/funds; keeps supervisors aware of future grant opportunities as well as performance management of existing department grants. Responsible for petty cash reimbursements to staff as appropriate. Reviews and signs payroll time sheets. Works in conjunction with the department director, Financial Services department and assigned management personnel to: maintain the department's budget records; recommend reductions and changes in department spending for budget compliance; prepares budget transfers and amendments; assists in preparing the department's annual budget request. Coordinates budget activities; compiles, prepares and presents to necessary staff the division, group, and overall department budgets for operating expenses, capital expenditures, personnel requests, and vehicle requests; analyzes department salaries; reviews trial balance and checks for errors; reviews/analyzes general ledgers of each division; analyzes budget to actual expenditures for quarterly reports; develops, modifies, and maintains department's financial model. Provides administrative and financial support to department staff; uses computer software programs to type, design, and generate reports and correspondence; performs follow-up on and tracks status of the department's correspondence related to finance matters; and advises staff on administrative/financial procedures. Serves in a lead capacity in the coordination and management of departmental administrative staff and resources; provides guidance to departmental professional and administrative staff; coordinates and trains staff as needed; may participate in the recruitment and hiring process; creates, reviews, revises and implements department policies; provides oversight to ensure compliance with statutory, City and departmental policies and procedures; and provides feedback on human resources issues. Processes various financial documentation; may prepare or verify/approve payroll for all divisions; monitors daily attendance; approves requests for vacation, leave, and training; approves supply requisitions; solicits price quotes; verifies/approves accounts payable check requests; and maintains inventory records and files. Prepares 121's for direct payments; and maintains backup files for all financial transactions. Prepares or completes various forms, reports, correspondence, budgets, budget requests, and variance reports. 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. Maintains financial records on grant-funded programs; monitors performance of programs to ensure compliance with funding requirements; processes performance reports and assists with completing applications for renewal of grants. Prepares State Reports and Quarterly Filing Reports as necessary for the department. Prepares City Commission agenda items for department including items related to budget, finances, donations and equipment. Responds to complaints and questions related to department financial operations; provides information, researches problems, and initiates problem resolution. Establishes and oversees the maintenance of 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. Maintains comprehensive and current knowledge of applicable rules/policies/regulations. ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or closely related field; Three (3) years of previous experience involving accounting, budgeting and finance; Two (2) years of supervisory experience; One (1) year of experience in developing standard operating procedures; One (1) year previous work experience in some form of purchasing and/or contract management; and Must possess [or be able to obtain within 14 days of hire] and maintain a valid State of Florida driver's license. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Master's degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Business, or Public Administration. Three (3) or more years of supervisory experience; Three (3) or more years of previous work experience in local government accounting, including knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) 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, 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, memos 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 & ABILITIES Significant knowledge of the principles and practices of government accounting and budgeting. Significant knowledge of City's budgetary process and procedures. Comprehensive knowledge of governmental procurement policies, procedures, methods and legal requirements. Knowledge of City policies and procedures. Working knowledge and demonstrated understanding of City contracts. Skilled in using computer and finance application software. Skilled in performing comprehensive research, analyzing data, and preparing reports. Skilled at accurately analyzing statistical, financial, and accounting information. Ability to perform addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division; the ability to calculate decimals and percentages; the ability to utilize principles of fractions; and the ability to interpret graphs. 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 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 establish and maintain harmonious working relationships with Supervisor, customers, assigned staff, other employees, other departments, other governmental and regulatory agencies, and the general public as needed. Ability to provide effective leadership and supervision to assigned staff. 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 : Some tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate colors or shades of colors and visual cues or signals. Some tasks require the ability to communicate orally. Environmental Factors : Essential functions are regularly performed without exposure to adverse environmental conditions. The City of Boynton Beach, Florida, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S. C. 12101 et. seq.), the City of Boynton Beach will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. A review of this position has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties. All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements are subject to possible modifications to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent(s) will possess the abilities and aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat of significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. Requirements are representative of the minimum level of knowledge, skills, and ability. VETERANS' PREFERENCE Certain servicemembers and veterans, and the spouses and family members of such servicemembers and veterans, receive preference and priority in the City's hiring process. Additionally, certain servicemembers may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements in employment by the City.
City of Boynton Beach, FL Boynton Beach, Florida, United States
Jan 14, 2022
Full Time
Purpose of Classification Utilities Field Technician III 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. Starting hourly rate: Utilities Field Technician III - $19.32 Utilities Field Technician IV 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. Employees in this classification are eligible for competitive promotion to Utilities Field Technician V after meeting the established requirements Starting hourly rate: Utilities Field Technician IV - $22.57 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 III - 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 - 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 Minimum Qualifications Utilities Field Technician III - High school diploma or valid equivalent; and 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 (2) months in two (2) 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; and Must possess and maintain a valid State of Florida Class B Commercial Driver's License (CDL); and Must meet one (1) of the following: Must possess and maintain a Stormwater or Wastewater "C" Certification; or Must possess and maintain a Level III Water Distribution; or Must possess and maintain a Class C or higher Water Treatment Plant Operator License Must pass the Level III general written and practical tests with a minimum score of 70% on each component. Employees who fail to obtain a minimum score of 70% will have a three (3) month waiting period to re-take the division area test. Two (2) years of experience will be substituted if a Utilities Field Technician successfully obtains and maintains a Florida Level III Water Distribution license or a Class C or higher Water Treatment Plant Operator License and completes the Utilities Field Technician III general written and practical exams with a minimum of a score of 70% on each component. KSAs must be met as follows: 100% of the General level II KSAs; and 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 KSA's 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 - High school diploma or valid equivalent. Five (5) years of experience as a Utilities Field Technician with the City of Boynton Beach. 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 valid State of Florida Class B Commercial Driver's License (CDL). Must meet one (1) of the following: Must possess and maintain a Stormwater or Wastewater "B" Certification and a Level III Water Distribution License; or Must possess and maintain a Stormwater or Wastewater "B" Certification and a Class C or higher Water Treatment Plant Operator License; or Must possess and maintain a Level II Water Distribution License or Class C Water Treatment Plant Operator License and a Stormwater or Wastewater "C" Certification Must pass a Utilities computer-based test measuring knowledge in two (2) functional areas and a practical test specific to the assigned functional area with a minimum score of 70% on each component. KSAs must be met as follows: Must meet 100% of Level III general KSAs and KSAs in two (2) functional areas; and Must have started cross-training in a third (3rd) functional area and meet 20% of the level III KSAs in the third functional area; and Must meet 80% of the 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 complete assigned projects. Supplemental Information Utilities Field Technician III - COMMUNICATION COMPETENCIES / K.S.A.'S: 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 (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 / K.S.A.'S: 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 (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. 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. VETERANS' PREFERENCE Certain servicemembers and veterans, and the spouses and family members of such servicemembers and veterans, receive preference and priority in the City's hiring process. Additionally, certain servicemembers may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements in employment by the City.
City of Boynton Beach, FL Boynton Beach, Florida, United States
Jan 13, 2022
Full Time
Purpose of Classification The purpose of this classification is to perform routine testing and analysis of water samples required to maintain water quality and to assure compliance with federal, state and local standards. Essential Functions Laboratory Technician 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. Collects and/or receives samples from water treatment plants, deep injection wells, Automated System Recovery (ASR) wells, the distribution system or other locations; verifies/maintains chain of custody of samples. Performs standard chemical and/or physical examinations to analyze samples as required by environmental agencies, department rules and regulations, plant regulations, and standard laboratory procedures for various parameters; performs wet/dry season well testing; calculates results of analyses. Performs biological analyses for Total Coliform, E Coli, and Heterotrophic plate count on drinking water, process water, well water and environmental water including sewage. Performs preparatory work for biological testing including media preparation and verification, media and equipment sterilization by autoclave, washing glassware and other preparatory activities. Prepares and analyzes samples for discrete analyzer analysis; performs all related quality control tests as required by EPA, DOH, or other federal/state regulations. Prepares essential quality controls, standard solutions, and reagent solutions for use in analytical testing; prepares/sterilizes microbiological media. Calculates and records results of tests, including quality control/assurance tests; compares results against standards. Maintains records of testing results and laboratory activities in compliance with state reporting requirements; designs/creates spreadsheets for laboratory reporting; enters data for laboratory reports into computer; prepares and updates microbiological data and quality control charts. Operates a variety of machinery, equipment and tools associated with laboratory operations, which may include a utility vehicle, discrete analyzer, analytical balance, autoclave, gas leak detector, ion analyzer, spectrophotometer, conductivity meter, digital burettes, laboratory glassware, meters, testing instruments, and scientific calculator. Performs general cleaning/maintenance tasks necessary to keep vehicles, equipment, and tools in operable condition, which may include inspecting equipment, refueling vehicles, calibrating laboratory equipment, washing/cleaning laboratory paraphernalia, sterilizing/decontaminating containers, performing basic repair of laboratory 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. Monitors inventory levels of laboratory equipment, chemicals, and supplies; initiates requests for new or replacement materials. Performs TNI EPA water supply performance evaluation studies. Prepares or completes various forms, reports, correspondence, charts, data sheets, chain-of-custody forms, test result reports, quality control reports, or other documents. Receives various forms, reports, correspondence, chain-of-custody forms, quality control charts, data sheets, customer complaint forms, material safety data sheets, standard methods, instrument operation manuals, policies, textbooks, manuals, reference materials, or other documentation; reviews, completes, processes, forwards or retains as appropriate. Operates a computer to enter, retrieve, review or modify data; utilizes word processing, spreadsheet, database, or other software programs. Answers the telephone; provides information and assistance; takes and relays messages or directs calls to appropriate personnel; returns calls as necessary. Responds to complaints and questions related to water quality issues; provides information, researches problems, and initiates problem resolution. Communicates with supervisor, employees, other divisions, other departments, the public, outside laboratories, outside agencies, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems. Maintains 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 Provides assistance or coverage to other employees as needed. Performs other related duties as required. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Laboratory Technician, Sr. 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. Collects and/or receives samples from water treatment plants, deep injection wells, ASR wells, or other locations; verifies/maintains chain of custody of samples. Performs standard chemical and/or physical examinations to analyze samples as required by environmental agencies, department rules and regulations, plant regulations, and standard laboratory procedures for various parameters; performs daily plant testing, production well testing, monitor well testing, distribution system testing, lead and copper, volatile organics and testing related to customer complaints; verifies and calculates results of analyses. Develops Flame AA and Graphite Furnace programs; prepares and analyzes samples using Flame and Graphite furnace AA: develops methods for Discrete Analyzer programs; prepares and analyzes samples using Discrete Analyzer. Develops methods for Ion Chromatography; prepares and analyzes samples using an Ion Chromatograph. Performs all related quality control tests as required by EPA, DOH, or other federal/state regulations. Calculates quality assurance data and verifies and records the precision and accuracy of the data against known results as required by EPA, DOH, or other federal/state regulations. Prepares essential quality control standards, standard solutions and reagent solutions for use in analytical testing; prepares/sterilizes microbiological media. Maintains records of testing results and laboratory activities in compliance with state reporting requirements; designs/creates spreadsheets for laboratory reporting; enters data for laboratory reports into computer; prepares and updates microbiological data and quality assurance charts. Operates a variety of machinery, equipment and tools associated with laboratory operations, which may include a utility vehicle, graphite furnace, discrete analyzer, analytical balance, autoclave, pH meter/ion analyzer, spectrophotometer, gas leak detector, conductivity meter, turtbidimeter, digital burettes, laboratory glassware, centrifugal and bladder pumps, level indicator, computers, telephones, meters, testing instruments and scientific calculator. Troubleshoots, repairs, and makes recommendations for repair on complex instrumentation such as atomic absorption spectrophotometers, discrete analyzer and ion chromatographs. Performs general cleaning/maintenance tasks necessary to keep vehicles, equipment, and tools in operable condition, which may include inspecting equipment, refueling vehicles, calibrating laboratory equipment, washing/cleaning laboratory paraphernalia, sterilizing/decontaminating containers, performing basic repair of laboratory equipment, and cleaning lab/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. Monitors inventory levels of laboratory equipment, chemicals, and supplies; initiates requests for new or replacement materials. Maintains current knowledge of applicable laws and regulations. Performs EPA water supply Performance Evaluation Studies. Prepares or completes various forms, reports, correspondence, charts, data sheets, chain-of-custody forms, test result reports, quality assurance reports, or other documents. Receives various forms, reports, correspondence, chain-of-custody forms, quality assurance charts, data sheets, customer complaint forms, material safety data sheets, standard methods, instrument operation manuals, policies, textbooks, manuals, reference materials, or other documentation; reviews, completes, processes, forwards or retains as appropriate. Operates a computer to enter, retrieve, review or modify data; utilizes word processing, spreadsheet, database, or other software programs. Answers the telephone; provides information and assistance; takes and relays messages or directs calls to appropriate personnel; returns calls as necessary. Responds to complaints and questions related to water quality issues; provides information, researches problems, and initiates problem resolution. Communicates with supervisor, employees, other divisions, other departments, the public, outside laboratories, outside agencies, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems. Maintains 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. Trains and oversees work of lower level laboratory technicians. ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS Provides assistance or coverage to other employees as needed. Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications Laboratory Technician (Hourly Rate Range: $21.75 - $32.64) Bachelor's degree in chemistry, biology, or microbiology; and Six (6) months previous experience involving utility laboratory analysis, water/wastewater laboratory work, environmental chemistry, or any equivalent combination of related training and experience; and Possess [or able to obtain within fourteen (14) days of hire] and maintain a valid Florida driver's license. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Laboratory Technician, Sr. (Hourly Rate Range: $22.57 - $33.85) Bachelor's degree in chemistry, biology, or microbiology; and Three (3) years previous experience involving utility laboratory analysis, water/wastewater laboratory work, or environmental chemistry using atomic absorption spectroscopy; ion chromatography, or discrete analyzer; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience; and Must possess (or able to obtain within fourteen (14) days of hire) and maintain a valid Florida driver's license. Supplemental Information Laboratory Technician and Laboratory Technician, Sr. 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 safety rules, codes and regulations pertaining to laboratory operations. Knowledge of and the ability to perform mathematical computations as related to laboratory tests and analyses. Knowledge of laboratory terminology and equipment. Knowledge of sampling, analysis, quality assurance, recordkeeping and reporting procedures. Ability to operate an assigned vehicle. Ability to collect representative samples from a variety of locations including a plant environment, using appropriate equipment and safety procedures. Ability to perform all related quality control tests as required by EPA, HRS, or other federal and state regulations. Ability to acquire new knowledge of the operation of equipment, and the materials, supplies and tools used in performance of the maintenance function. Ability to read, comprehend and correctly apply written instructions, operation and maintenance manuals, and other job-related materials. Ability to operate computers and utilize computer programs related to laboratory functions, including maintaining equipment operating and maintenance records and reports. Ability to comply with department and City procedures, policies, labor contracts, safety rules and regulations, and employ safe work practices. 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); may occasionally involve heavier objects and materials (up to 100 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 odors, wetness, humidity, fumes, temperature and noise extremes, machinery, vibrations, electric currents, traffic hazards, toxic agents, disease, or pathogenic substances. The City of Boynton Beach, Florida, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S. C. 12101 et. seq.), the City of Boynton Beach will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. A review of this position has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties. All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements are subject to possible modifications to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent(s) will possess the abilities and aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat of significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. Requirements are representative of the minimum level of knowledge, skills, and ability. VETERANS' PREFERENCE Certain servicemembers and veterans, and the spouses and family members of such servicemembers and veterans, receive preference and priority in the City's hiring process. Additionally, certain servicemembers may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements in employment by the City.
City of Boynton Beach, FL Boynton Beach, Florida, United States
Jan 12, 2022
Full Time
Purpose of Classification The purpose of this classification is to perform responsible and independent administrative work in support of the planning, organizing and implementing of the Fire Chief's office programs under general supervision of the Fire Chief. Areas of assignment include, but are not necessarily limited to, project coordination, data analysis, information preparation, special events coordination, marketing, communication liaison between the public and the Fire Chief, schedule management, records management, and other related functions. Essential Functions The following duties and functions, as outlined herein, are intended to be representative of the type of tasks performed within this classification. They are not listed in any order of importance. The omission of specific statements of the duties or functions does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned. Answers telephones; greets customers and visitors, including the media; provides assistance, requested documents and information regarding City and department programs and procedures; refers callers to other staff members as appropriate; and takes messages. Maintains the Fire Chief and his staff's dynamic schedule; prevents scheduling conflicts; anticipates and resolves conflicts competing with senior executives' schedules and priorities. Coordinates, implements and oversees various special projects. Conducts and reviews special studies in conjunction with a project, and analyzes data and makes recommendations based upon studies. Supports the Communications Manager by writing, establishing and distributing e-news; researching audiences and venues; preparing marketing statistics; coordinating the distribution of advertisement literature; preparing supporting materials for presentations; setting-up and breaking-down events; and coordinating follow-up activities involving the Fire Rescue Department and all of it's operations. Provides assistance in developing, posting, and documenting internet presence, to include social media presence of the Fire Rescue Department. Assesses Special Events policies and procedures as they apply to Fire Rescue and Public Safety, and makes recommendations for improvement. Serves as a team member of City-produced and sponsored events. Assists with the promotion, planning, coordinating, and execution of various City-produced and City-sponsored events. Establishes and maintains department databases, automated files, lists, and computer records; enters and updates data in databases, to include confidential information; researches and retrieves data from information systems; queries records and reports; and generates reports, lists and other documents from databases Composes, edits, types and processes letters, forms, correspondence, administrative forms, lists, spreadsheets, work orders, and a variety of reports including operational, program related reports; prepares meeting agendas, information packets, legal notices and other meeting related materials; collects and/or compiles information for inclusion in surveys, reports, charts, forms and other documents; maintains records; and creates mailing lists, forms and other resources to support managerial, clerical, logistical and administrative activities of the Fire Rescue Department. Prepares folders; maintains files of department correspondence, program records, legal documents, and other documents; photocopies and files documents; distributes materials via email, mail, facsimile and other methods of transport; and requests information from other departments and/or parties as necessary to complete department records/files. Shreds obsolete confidential documents. Performs work in support of all functions within the Fire Chief's office, including departmental financial administration, marketing, collective bargaining, grievances, special events, branding, and other Fire Rescue Department related activities. Receives and records citizen complaints; forwards complaints to appropriate department members and/or staff for resolution; and tracks complaint resolution. Responds to complaints and questions related to department operations; provides information, researches problems, and initiates problem resolution with customer-first focus and servant leadership principles. Attends conferences, committee meetings, and interdepartmental meetings relating to public administration, marketing, fire rescue and public safety as required; makes speeches or presentations. Attends appropriate workshops and training sessions as requested. Compiles or monitors various administrative and statistical data pertaining to the Fire Chief's office operations; performs research as needed; makes applicable calculations; analyzes data and identifies trends; prepares or generates reports. Promptly scans documents into records management system, ensuring proper template is used and verifying accurate file maintenance. Prepares and responds to Departmental Public Records Requests, including preparation and necessary redaction of information and files as needed. Performs departmental financial functions including: procurement, budgeting, invoice processing, bill reconciliations and auditing. Serves as a liaison with City private and public partnerships as requested. Examples include neighborhood associations, Chamber of Commerce, CRA, etc. Prepares or completes various forms, reports, correspondence, employment contracts, salary surveys, bid proposals, performance appraisals, organizational reports, monthly reports, budgets, goals/objectives, or other documents. Operates a computer to enter, retrieve, review or modify data; verifies accuracy of entered data and makes corrections and adjustments; utilizes, in a highly effective and efficient way, word processing, spreadsheet, database, records management, e-mail, and other germane software programs. Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with City employees, elected officials, the press, the general public, industry professionals, and other government agencies. Performs moderately complex work under limited supervision and maintains professional discretion in processing matters of a sensitive or confidential nature from both a legal and ethical perspective. Minimum Qualifications Candidate must meet the requirements in options 1 or 2 listed below: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in public administration, business administration, business management, project management, or closely-related field and two (2) years of administrative work experience. Possess [or able to obtain within fourteen (14) days of hire] and maintain a valid Florida driver's license. Master degree from an accredited college or university in public administration, business administration, business management, project management, or closely-related field and six (6) months of administrative work experience in public safety. Possess [or able to obtain within fourteen (14) days of hire] and maintain a valid Florida driver's license. Supplemental Information COMMUNICATIONS COMPETENCIES Ability to clearly communicate Department and City goals, policies, Strategic Plan, 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, companies, vendors, outside agencies, the public, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, and/or resolve problems. Accurately and expeditiously responds to inquiries for information from various 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 the principles and practices of municipal budget implementation, and administration. Thorough knowledge of Accreditation standards and the Insurance Services Office-Public Protection Classification rating for Boynton Beach. Knowledge of the proper procedures to follow in the preparation of RFPs and/or RFQs. Ability to organize, coordinate and maintain budget accounting records. Ability to accurately interpret and apply policies and procedures. Ability to analyze and evaluate the impact and effectiveness of financial related programs and processes. Ability to exercise independent initiative and judgement congruent with the overall mission, and work collaboratively and successfully with minimal supervision. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, including the preparation of written reports, memoranda and presentations. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, supervisors, other agencies, participants, community leaders, and the general public. PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS / ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS Physical Ability : Tasks require the ability to exert light physical effort in sedentary to light work, but which may involve some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of light weight (15 pounds). Tasks may involve extended periods of time at a keyboard or workstation. Sensory Requirements : Tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate visual cues or signals. Tasks require the ability to communicate orally. Environmental Factors : Essential functions are regularly performed in usual office conditions with rare exposure to adverse environmental conditions. The City of Boynton Beach, Florida, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S. C. 12101 et. seq.), the City of Boynton Beach will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. A review of this position has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties. All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements are subject to possible modifications to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent(s) will possess the abilities and aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat of significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. Requirements are representative of the minimum level of knowledge, skills, and ability. VETERANS' PREFERENCE Certain servicemembers and veterans, and the spouses and family members of such servicemembers and veterans, receive preference and priority in the City's hiring process. Additionally, certain servicemembers may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements in employment by the City.
City of Boynton Beach, FL Boynton Beach, Florida, United States
Jan 12, 2022
Full Time
Purpose of Classification The purpose of this classification is to supervise the utility stormwater maintenance program and crew. This position combines supervisory and customer service responsibilities and the application of technical knowledge of installation , maintenance, inspection and repair of catch basins, swales, stormwater ponds, and structures. Oversees contractors who perform aquatic maintenance of canals. Keeps MS4 (Municipal Separate Storm System) Permit in compliance. 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. Supervises, directs, and evaluates assigned staff, processing employee concerns and problems, directing work, counseling, disciplining, and completing employee performance appraisals; interviews candidates for employment; conducts staff training. Coordinates daily work activities; organizes, prioritizes, and assigns work; consults with assigned staff, assists with complex/problem situations, and provides technical expertise. Ensures division compliance with all applicable codes, laws, rules, regulations, standards, policies and procedures; initiates any actions necessary to correct deviations or violations. Ensures adherence to established safety policies and procedures; inspects and orders safety equipment; coordinates training in safety procedures; monitors work environment to ensure safety of employees and other individuals. Consults with Field Operations Manager and other managers as needed to review department activities, provide recommendations, resolve problems, and receive advice/direction. Supervises the installation, maintenance, and repair of storm water lines, catch basins, and structures; supervises the building, forming, and pouring of concrete sidewalks and driveways; supervises installation of pumps and generators. Implement, manage and understand all aspects/duties of the Stormwater Program's MS4 Permit. Duties include ensuring elements are completed; all related activities are properly documented; the Annual Report is completed/submitted successfully; and that State Audits of the MS4 Program are executed to reach compliance. Perform investigations of illegal discharges from Stormwater sewers by studying as-built plans and performing on-site investigations; investigate sources of illegal discharges and spills entering into the Stormwater system. Respond to HAZMAT calls related to spills; coordinate and initiate clean-up with other agencies; initiate appropriate enforcement action after identifying noncompliance with federal, state or local requirements. Maintains storm water program manuals, requirements, reports and notifications and inspections. Coordinate public works activities with other departments. Maintains engineering change request logs, issues Engineering change notifications. Assists with public outreach and public education for MS4 program. Creates handout materials for the general public for outreach and education. Implements and manages Stormwater Improvement Projects. Involves identifying problem areas related to flooding and disrepair of existing systems. Selects and monitors outside vendors for canal aquatics maintenance activities. Inspects work, manages contracts, and approves invoices. Reviews the status of storm drainage systems and equipment and recommends capital replacements and improvements. Reviews new development plans and specifications for compliance with division standards. Provides emergency response and cleanup in the event of any overflow or illicit discharge to the storm system, documenting investigative findings, and reporting. Inspects the storm drainage-related work of private contractors (end-of-construction walkthrough); recommends acceptance or rejection of work as necessary. Provides assistance to project engineers or private contractors as needed at pre-construction meetings and during construction activity. Plans, coordinates, and schedules in-house and contracted projects; coordinates projects/activities with those of other divisions, departments, outside contractors, or others as needed; monitors status of work in progress and inspects completed work. Reviews work orders; calculates materials needed for each project; tracks labor and materials involved in each project for billing purposes; maintains records. Monitors inventory of division equipment, tools, supplies, and materials; ensures availability of adequate materials to complete projects; obtains competitive price quotes; initiates orders for new or replacement materials. Operates a variety of machinery, equipment, and tools associated with department activities, which may include a utility vehicle, dump truck, backhoe, tamper, compactor, air compressor, electrical blower, camera, video recorder, and mechanic tools. Prepares, recommends, and administers division budget; monitors expenditures. Prepares or completes various forms, reports, correspondence, schedules, work orders, purchase requisitions, production reports, project notifications, vehicle maintenance reports, payroll reports, performance appraisals, disciplinary reports, or other documents. Communicates with supervisor, employees, other divisions, other departments, contractors, vendors, the public, customers, outside agencies, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, resolve problems, or give/receive advice/direction. Maintains a comprehensive, current knowledge of applicable laws/regulations; maintains an awareness of new trends and advances in the profession; reads professional literature; maintains professional affiliations; attends workshops and training sessions as appropriate. Provides assistance or coverage to other employees as needed. Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications Associate's degree from an accredited college or university in engineering, business, public administration, or a closely-related field; Six (6) years of verifiable stormwater maintenance experience; Three (3) years of verifiable supervisory experience; Must possess and maintain a v alid Stormwater Certification Level A; Posses [or able to obtain within fourteen (14) days of hire] and maintain a valid Florida driver's license. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Bachelor's degree in engineering, business, public administration, or a related field. Possession of a valid State of Florida Class B Commercial Driver's License. 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. 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 department and division operations, policies, procedures, practices and all applicable codes, laws, rules and regulations relative to stormwater systems. 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 managing field crew employees. Knowledge of and the ability to draft plans, blueprints, and write specifications for proposed improvements. 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 equipment. Ability to troubleshoot and resolve issues and complaints from the public. Ability to effectively interact with the public, managers, co-workers, other department staff, contractors, and with outside agencies. Ability to develop and sustain good working relationships with all department staff. Ability to manage the division budget to effectively utilize available financial resources. Ability to research, understand and explain information in complex technical manuals, blueprints, legal codes, drawings, schematics, etc. Ability to maintain and assist in the development of accurate computerized maintenance records systems; ability to assist with input on division/department computer systems. Ability to adapt and flex to schedule changes as necessary, and willingness to accept "on-call" status for emergencies. 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 ight weight (10 pounds). Tasks may involve extended periods of time at a keyboard or workstation. Sensory Requirements: Tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate visual cues originals. Tasks require the ability to communicate orally. Environmental Factors: Essential functions are regularly performed without exposure to adverse environmental conditions. The City of Boynton Beach, Florida, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S.C. 12101 et. seq.), the City of Boynton Beach will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. A review of this position has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties. All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements are subject to possible modifications to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent(s) will possess the abilities and aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat of significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. Requirements are representative of the minimum level of knowledge, skills, and ability. VETERANS' PREFERENCE Certain servicemembers and veterans, and the spouses and family members of such servicemembers and veterans, receive preference and priority in the City's hiring process. Additionally, certain servicemembers may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements in employment by the City.
City of Boynton Beach, FL Boynton Beach, Florida, United States
Jan 06, 2022
Full Time
Purpose of Classification The purpose of this classification is to perform information technology (IT)-related business analysis, project management and technology implementation for assigned departments, including evaluation of existing technologies and systems to ensure they are performing at maximum efficiency, align with the City's strategic plan and priorities while also meeting specific department and user needs. This position will provide incumbent with exposure to a wide array of functions within the Information Technology Services Department and opportunities for professional development. Essential Functions ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS The following duties and functions, as outlined herein. They are intended to be representative of the type of tasks performed within this classification and 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. Strategy & Planning Meets regularly with departments to understand and improve business, financial and operations requirements and system goals in alignment with the City's strategic plan and department strategies. Project management to include coordination with the project team, development of detailed project scopes and objectives, plans, budgets, charters and time schedules. Analyzes and implements improvements to business software systems and processes. Performs cost-benefit and return on investment (ROI) analyses for proposed changes to aid management in making strategic implementation decisions. Works with software and hardware development teams and user groups to propose and track changes, enhancements and improvements to existing systems. Actively participates in the continued development of Citywide performance management. Assists with the continued development of the City's Performance Management program. Acquisition & Deployment Collaborates in the planning, design, development and deployment of new applications and enhancements to existing applications. Conducts research and thorough vetting of software and hardware products to ensure integration with existing City processes and support purchasing efforts. Coordinates implementation of new features and procedures. Identifies and troubleshoots problems; receives escalated support issues from the Information Technology Services (ITS) Help Desk. Operational Management Creates procedures, templates, forms and reports. Analyzes data and generates reports to identify trends and plan for current and future needs, including follow-through to implement report findings. Ensures compatibility and integration of in-house computing systems. Communicates process changes, enhancements, and modifications either verbally or through written documentation across the organization as assigned. Creates process models, specifications, diagrams and charts. Works with various business groups and teams in the City to facilitate implementation of new or improved business processes, including facilitating orientation, ongoing training and technical support for modifications and new systems. Coordinates and performs in-depth testing, including end-user reviews, for modified and new systems, and post-implementation support. Participates in development of systematic and manual operations procedures in both technical and user friendly language. Acts as a super user liaison between ITS and third-party vendors. Information Technology (Marketing/Communications, Information Technology Services, and all other City departments) Software support includes, but not limited to: Drupal content management system (City external and internal websites), and internally and externally hosted web servers. Serves as the City's 'webmaster' responsible for providing technical and application support, training and content management for all of the City's digital platforms. ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS Performs other related duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Associate's degree in business administration, information technology, or closely related field; Two (2) years of experience within the past four (4) years performing systems administration of business applications; Experience in the development and implementation of standards, procedures and guidelines to support operational processes; and Possess [or able to obtain within fourteen (14) days of hire] and maintain a valid Florida driver's license. Minimum Qualifications for education and experience must be met before consideration of the following Preferred Qualifications: PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Bachelor's degree in business administration or information technology. Five (5) years of experience with at least three (3) years within the last five (5) years performing systems administration of business applications. Experience with Crystal Reports, Cognos Analytics, or similar report writing tools preferred. Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP) certification. Project Management Professional (PMP) certification. Supplemental Information COMMUNICATION COMPETENCIES Ability to communicate technical information to non-technical users, both verbally and in writing. Ability to clearly communicate Department and City Goals, Policies, Strategic Plans and other key information both verbally and in writing. Accurately and expeditiously respond to inquiries for information from various 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. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Must demonstrate behaviors that support the City of Boynton Beach's values: Leadership and Service Oriented, Ethical, Vibrant, Agile/Adaptable, Unified and Compassionate, Innovative, Creative and Inclusive. Ability to produce results and complete projects in a timely manner. Ability to be flexible and adapt to the needs of a changing work environment. Ability to complete tasks both independently and within a collaborative a team environment. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with users, other employees, vendors and the public. Ability to prioritize needs and assignments. Excellent communication both verbally and in writing, especially related to the communication of technical concepts to non-technical individuals. Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Desktop systems, data processing, hardware platforms, enterprise software applications, Microsoft Server systems, Microsoft Structured Query Language (SQL) databases and server, municipal ERP systems, document management system administration and the Microsoft Office suite of products. Knowledge of current computer system designs and data systems. Technical experience with application/systems, databases, and user support. Strong project management skills with a focus on results and project delivery. Ability to plan and conduct training for users. Ability to anticipate and recommend enhancements to software packages. Ability to produce statistical data for City and public use. Ability to write organized and precise reports. Ability to understand and adhere to procedures and policies. Ability to learn other application and platforms quickly and efficiently. Strong analytical, problem solving and project management skills. PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS / ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS Physical Ability : Tasks require the ability to exert moderate, though not constant physical effort, typically involving some combination of climbing and balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and crawling, and which may involve some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of moderate weight (20 pounds). 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 : Performance of essential functions may require exposure to adverse environmental conditions, such as dust, machinery, vibrations, or electric currents. The City of Boynton Beach, Florida, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S. C. 12101 et. seq.), the City of Boynton Beach will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. A review of this position has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties. All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements are subject to possible modifications to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent(s) will possess the abilities and aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat of significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. Requirements are representative of the minimum level of knowledge, skills, and ability. VETERANS' PREFERENCE Certain servicemembers and veterans, and the spouses and family members of such servicemembers and veterans, receive preference and priority in the City's hiring process. Additionally, certain servicemembers may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements in employment by the City.
City of Boynton Beach, FL Boynton Beach, Florida, United States
Jan 04, 2022
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): $57,825.00 Certified Police Officer Incentive: Certified Police Officers hired with the Boynton Beach Police Department will be eligible to receive a $5,000 incentive. This incentive will be paid as follows: $2,500 upon hire. $1,500 after six (6) months of employment. $1,000 after successful completion of probation. Essential Functions KNOWLEDGE Knowledge of approved principles and practices of police work. Knowledge of applicable laws and *ordinances. Knowledge of the City of Boynton Beach's geography, physical, cultural, and social characteristics.* Knowledge of basic first aid methods, *Stop the Bleed, and *Mental Health First Aid. * This specific knowledge may be acquired during employment and is not necessary to have at the time of application. SKILLS, ABILITIES, AND OTHER CHARACTERISTICS Read and comprehend police-related technical and legal information. Document (write) incidents and actions accurately, completely, and legibly using standard forms; must also document using computer software/programs. Communicate effectively using both spoken (in English) and non-verbal methods. Visually scan a scene for potential hazards, weapons, or evidence of a threat. Willingness to challenge or confront people when necessary and justified. Evaluate and choose between conflicting alternatives with partial or incomplete information. Compare letters, numbers, words, or pictures to determine those that are the same or different. Apply prior experience and knowledge to assess a specific situation (for example, recognize criminal activity, identify evidence, recognize potential hazards or threats, etc.). Take immediate action in an emergency or evolving situation. Adapt own actions to rapidly changing conditions based on the nature of the situation. Observe, remember, and identify what is unique about individuals, vehicles, or property (such as, physical appearance, clothing, vehicle model, color, or damage, etc.). Safely operate an emergency vehicle while under various road and weather conditions. Safety and effectively use standard issued police equipment and tools. Establish control of a situation through oral commands, body language, and demeanor. Recognize and appropriately respond to citizen needs. Show compassion, emotional support, and empathy for others. Explain and educate others regarding standards of acceptable and unacceptable behavior using plain, non-offensive language. Accept responsibility for own actions. Work harmoniously with people and agencies, who you do not have control over, to achieve a common goal. Complete tasks with specified level of detail and accuracy. Maintain the level of physical conditioning, fitness, and endurance needed to perform essential duties. Maintain control of emotional reactions and impulses while taking charge of or handling a disagreeable or dangerous situation. Climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl in the pursuit of suspects and/or in crime scene investigations. Stand, walk, or run in the apprehension of suspects. Lift, carry, push or pull persons, vehicles, or property. Communicate and interact courteously and effectively with the public in all situations in which you are representing the City. Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Police Officer (Non-Certified) Be a United States citizen (U.S. born or naturalized). Have a high school diploma or General Education Development (GED) equivalent, which includes United States Armed Forces Institute (USAFI) tests. Equivalence of non-U.S. education must be approved by the State of Florida's Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission. Be at least 21 years of age at time of hire and at least 19 years of age at time of application. Successfully passed the Florida Department of Law Enforcement's Basic Ability Test. Possess, or be eligible to obtain within seven (7) calendar days of hire, a valid Florida driver's license. Successfully complete any hiring process assessments. Additional training and/or certification(s) may be required as appropriate to assignment. Completed at least sixty (60) college credit hours toward an advanced two (2) year degree or higher from an accredited private or public institution with at least a documented GPA of 2.0. Must complete the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) CJSTC 68 Affidavit of Applicant form and attach the signed and notarized document to this job application. (This form can be found on the FDLE website; www.fdle.state.fl.us) Substitutions for College Credit Requirements: The college credit hours requirement may be waived for U.S. military personnel who have at least two (2) years on active duty and received a discharge under honorable conditions. This documentation must be attached to this application. The college credit hours requirement may be waived for Boynton Beach Police Explorers participants who have completed three years in the program. Documentation of participation beginning and ending dates must be included in the appropriate field in the Supplemental Questions in this application. PREFERRED ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS Have at least one year of experience volunteering or working with community organizations, including social or faith-based groups that show your ability to positively and effectively interact with people from a variety of cultures, languages, disabilities and socio-economic situations. Additional information about your experience must be documented in the appropriate field in the Supplemental Questions in this application. Have at least one year of experience during which you had to establish and maintain a positive and effective relationship with others, i.e. working together as part of a team. A dditional information about your experience must be documented in the appropriate field in the Supplemental Questions in this application. Have fluency in a language other than English, especially languages frequently used by Boynton Beach residents and visitors which include: Spanish, French Creole, Portuguese, Asian/Indo-European languages, and/or American Sign Language. The City reserves the right to verify fluency. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Police Officer (Certified) Be a United States citizen (U.S. born or naturalized). Have a high school diploma or General Education Development (GED) equivalent, which includes United States Armed Forces Institute (USAFI) tests. Equivalence of non-U.S. education must be approved by the State of Florida's Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission. Florida Department of Law Enforcement Certification (Out-of-State Police Officer Certification will be considered with supporting training curriculum attached to this application). Be at least 21 years of age at time of hire and at least 19 years of age at time of application. Possess, or be eligible to obtain within seven (7) calendar days of hire, a valid Florida driver's license. Successfully complete any hiring process assessments. Additional training and/or certification(s) may be required as appropriate to assignment. Completed at least sixty (60) college credit hours toward an advanced two (2) year degree or higher from an accredited private or public institution with at least a documented GPA of 2.0. Must complete the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) CJSTC 68 Affidavit of Applicant form and attach the signed and notarized document to this job application. (This form can be found on the FDLE website; www.fdle.state.fl.us) Substitutions for College Credit Requirements: The college credit hours requirement may be waived for U.S. military personnel who have at least two (2) years on active duty and received a discharge under honorable conditions. This documentation must be attached to this application. The college credit hours requirement may be waived for Boynton Beach Police Explorers participants who have completed three years in the program. Documentation of participation beginning and ending dates must be included in the appropriate field in the Supplemental Questions in this application. Additional Minimum Requirements for Out-of-State or Federally Certified Candidates: Out-of-state or federally certified applicants also must provide verifiable proof of at least one (1) year of full-time, independent law enforcement experience within the past eight (8) years (excluding any academy training hours). This information must be included in the Work Experience section of this application. PREFERRED ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS Have at least one year of verifiable prior law enforcement or security experience. This experience must be documented in the Work History section of this application. Have at least one year of experience volunteering or working with community organizations, including social or faith-based groups that show your ability to positively and effectively interact with people from a variety of cultures, languages, disabilities and socio-economic situations. Additional information about your experience must be documented in the appropriate field in the Supplemental Questions in this application. Have at least one year of experience during which you had to establish and maintain a positive and effective relationship with others, i.e. working together as part of a team. A dditional information about your experience must be documented in the appropriate field in the Supplemental Questions in this application. Have fluency in a language other than English, especially languages frequently used by Boynton Beach residents and visitors which include: Spanish, French Creole, Portuguese, Asian/Indo-European languages, and/or American Sign Language. The City reserves the right to verify fluency. Supplemental Information POST-OFFER REQUIREMENTS Candidates who are selected for hire are first provided a "conditional offer" and are then required to successfully complete all of the following: Basic Motor Skills Test (BMST) (Non-Certified candidates only) Physical Exam Drug Screen Psychological Evaluation Comprehensive Background Investigation Computer Voice Stress Analysis (CVSA) or similar assessment tool Police Academy Training (22 weeks) (Non-Certified candidates only) Florida Department of Law Enforcement Certification (Non-Certified candidates only) Additional Post-Offer Requirements for Out-of-State or Federally Certified Candidates Equivalency of Academy Training (92 hours), which includes High Liability State Officer Certification Exam DISQUALIFYING CONDITIONS Below is a list of factors that will disqualify you from being considered for employment as a Police Officer for the City of Boynton Beach. This is not an exhaustive list, and other factors, such as moral character, may be considered on a case-by-case basis. Moral character may include, but is not limited to, factors such as criminal activity (e.g. crimes against society, persons, or property) as well as prior work history or general life experiences. These factors are considered on a case-by-case basis which may include, among other elements, the facts of each case, your age at the time, and the number of incidents. Within the past 3 years (36 months) you must NOT have had any of the following: 8 or more points on your driving record Traffic-related suspension of your driver's license Revocation of your driver's license 4 or more moving violations Conviction or case pending for DUI, DWI, BUI, or Hit and Run Outstanding traffic warrants or current pending citations (including unpaid traffic fines) At any time, you must NOT have had any of the following: Convicted of, or pleaded guilty or nolo contendere to, any felony offense Convicted of, or pleaded guilty or nolo contendere to, any misdemeanor offense involving perjury, making a false statement, or domestic/family violence (including abuse of any high-risk population: children, elderly, or disabled). Received less than an Honorable Discharge from any of the U.S. Armed Services. Must NOT have body art or branding (of any kind) that: Covers your head, neck, or hands. Body art on other areas must be covered/concealed. Contains words or images depicting swear words, nudity, gang signs or affiliations, disrespect to any protected class including sexual orientation or sexual identification, or similarly offensive art. Additional restrictions on body art, branding, scarification, or piercing may be determined at the discretion of the Chief of Police on a case-by-case basis. Within the past 12 months you must NOT have used or currently use any of the following: Tobacco products, which include, but may not be limited to: cigarettes, cigars, pipes, smokeless tobacco, e-cigarettes, vaping devices of any kind. Must NOT currently: Be under criminal investigation or have criminal charges pending. VETERANS' PREFERENCE: Certain servicemembers and veterans, and the spouses and family members of such servicemembers and veterans, receive preference and priority in the City's hiring process. Additionally, certain servicemembers may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements in employment by the City.
City of Boynton Beach Boynton Beach, FL, USA
Jan 01, 2022
Full Time
The City of Boynton Beach operates under a commission-manager form of government.  A City Manager is hired to manage the organization’s day-to-day operations.  The Boynton Beach Utilities Department is responsible for maintaining water, sewer, stormwater, wastewater, and reclaimed service systems for 112,000 customers in its service area, which is comprised of 37,329 customers within the City limits and the neighboring municipalities of Hypoluxo and Ocean Ridge as well as unincorporated areas of Palm Beach County.
City of Boynton Beach, FL Boynton Beach, Florida, United States
Jan 01, 2022
Full Time
Purpose of Classification The purpose of this classification is to answer multiple telephone lines, to communicate effectively with persons requesting emergency and non-emergency police, fire, or EMS assistance, to clearly relay information for dispatch or transfer calls appropriately, and to maintain logs and records of communications activities. Essential Functions The following duties and functions, as outlined herein, are intended to be representative of the type of tasks performed within this classification. They are not listed in any order of importance. The omission of specific statements of the duties or functions does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned. Performs multiple tasks simultaneously; takes appropriate action when presented with a routine call or a stressful life/death situation; remains calm under all circumstances. Answers incoming telephone calls; receives and transmits information, complaints, and requests for assistance. Communicates effectively and coherently over law enforcement, fire, rescue, and EMS radio channels; obtains necessary information and dispatches patrol cars, detectives, rescue squads, wreckers, and fire trucks; requests ambulances as needed; conducts investigations on some calls; assigns case numbers to calls. Maintains conversation with caller to obtain/verify pertinent information and to comfort them until assistance arrives; gives emergency medical pre-arrival instructions and CPR assistance over the telephone; interacts with highly emotional people who are experiencing death, illness, domestic abuse, child abuse, mental illness, suicide, natural disasters, etc. Operates teletype NCIC/FCIC and Palms; enters and retrieves information from computer; modifies, locates, maintains, saves, and/or clears files and records within database. Operates radios; monitors radio channels. Provides information and addresses to the public and police as requested; maintains information on pursuits; knows location of units at all times. Updates City and County locations and phone numbers. Maintains logs and records of radio activities, police actions, and calls taken by Fire Department; prepares and files a variety of reports. Notifies appropriate personnel and/or supervisor of critical situations, weather related information, and problems with communications or computer equipment. Attends training courses as offered by the department or as required by law to maintain applicable certifications, remain informed of departmental operations, and to promote improved job performance. Cooperates with federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies and their officers or representatives when activities are related to investigations with City jurisdiction. Additional Functions Takes and relays messages to officers and firefighters, other divisions, or local agencies; disseminates information to various departments and divisions. Maintains cleanliness of work area; restocks supplies. Performs other related duties as required. COMMUNICATION COMPETENCIES Effectively communicates with supervisor, employees, other departments, contractors, companies, vendors, outside agencies, the public, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems. Accurately and expeditiously receives and delivers messages and information to the appropriate individuals. Ability to prepare accurate and thorough written records and reports. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions and to complete assigned tasks with minimal supervisory direction. Ability to understand and quickly and accurately follow brief oral and written instructions on moderately complex matters. Ability to effectively communicate with co-workers, management, Police Officers, Firefighters, Paramedics and the general public. Minimum Qualifications High school diploma or equivalent; supplemented by little or no previous experience or training involving dispatching. Must be able to obtain certification as an Emergency Medical Dispatcher (EMD), and become certified by the Florida and National Crime Information Center (FCIC/NCIC) within six months of employment in addition to basic Telecommunicator training. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver's license. In accordance with FSS 401.465, effective October 1, 2012, all Communications Dispatchers must possess and maintain State of Florida 911 Public Safety Telecommunicator Certification, except new position incumbents in this classification. New position incumbents work under the direct supervision of a certified 911 Public Safety Telecommunicator until they achieve certification. Certification must be done within one (1) year of employment. All specified requirements under FSS 401.465 must be met to be eligible for certification, and must maintain the certification thereafter. The Boynton Beach public Safety / 911 Training Curriculum has been approved as a 911 Public Safety Telecommunicator Training Program by the Florida Department of Health. All 911 Employees, that provide training, are certified through the Association of Professional Communications (APCO) and the Florida Department of Health. Supplemental Information KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES Knowledge of the rules and regulations governing emergency communications. Knowledge of the National and Florida Crime Center's Systems, procedures, and methods of accessing and inputting data. Knowledge of City and Department rules, regulations, policies and procedures. Knowledge of police/fire methodology and terminology. Knowledge of the geographical features of the City. Skilled at paying attention to minute detail in the performance of job duties. Ability to achieve a high level of compliance in the performance of duties. Ability to deal courteously and fairly when engaged in any activity with the public. Demonstrated ability to achieve a high level of compliance in the performance of duties. . Ability to establish and maintain harmonious working relationships with other co-workers, supervisors, other departments, Police Officers, Firefighters, Paramedics, other governmental and regulatory agencies and the general public. Ability to effectively and clearly communicate both orally and in writing. Ability to function and remain calm in a high stress environment. PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS / ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS Physical Ability : Tasks require the ability to exert light physical effort in sedentary to light work, but which may involve some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of light weight (up to 10 pounds). Tasks may involve extended periods of time at a keyboard or work station. Sensory Requirements : Some tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate sounds and visual cues or signals. Some tasks require the ability to communicate orally. Environmental Factors : Essential functions are regularly performed without exposure to adverse environmental conditions. The City of Boynton Beach, Florida, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S. C. 12101 et. seq.), the City of Boynton Beach will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. A review of this position has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties. All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements are subject to possible modifications to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent(s) will possess the abilities and aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat of significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. Requirements are representative of the minimum level of knowledge, skills, and ability. VETERANS' PREFERENCE : Certain servicemembers and veterans, and the spouses and family members of such servicemembers and veterans, receive preference and priority in the City's hiring process. Additionally, certain servicemembers may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements in employment by the City.
City of Boynton Beach, FL Boynton Beach, Florida, United States
Dec 30, 2021
Full Time
Purpose of Classification The purpose of this classification is to perform responsible administrative and professional, planning, organization and management of cemetery, community parks, and grounds operations. 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. Plans, prioritizes, and implements cemetery maintenance, parks maintenance, repair and development activities; coordinates renovation, construction and development projects. Directs, supervises, evaluates and schedules assigned cemetery crew, parks and grounds crew, and supervisory staff. Prioritizes and assigns tasks and projects, coaches and mentors staff, providing opportunities for growth through work assignments and training, interviewing, recommending new hires and promotions, mentors work, develops staff skills, meets regularly with staff to discuss and resolve workload and technical issues. Assists in the planning, organization and implementation of cemetery, parks, and facilities goals and objectives; assists in the formulation of division policies and procedures. Manages assigned parks and facilities and ensures the safety and cleanliness of park equipment; inspects park grounds and facilities and submits recommendations on the maintenance, upgrade, construction and/or renovation of parks. Serves as project manager for park projects and monitors facilities improvements and consults with contractors to ensure safety, cost effectiveness, aesthetics and compliance with City policies. Researches and evaluates existing facilities and park grounds to ensure the safety, general welfare and public enjoyment. Completes and/or composes department analysis, proposals, and reports; participates in developing contracts/agreements, and making contractor selections. Performs public relations functions between the City, community and various civic agencies and groups. Participates in the development and implementation of City-wide special events Develops division budget and supervises expenditures. ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Bachelor's degree in Recreation and Parks, Parks Administration, Landscape Architecture, Horticulture, Public Administration or closely related field. Possess four (4) years of progressively responsible managerial experience that includes public administration, parks, and grounds maintenance administration. Possess (or obtain within fourteen (14) days of hire) and maintain a valid State of Florida Driver's license. Possess (or obtain within one (1) year of employment) and maintain a Certified Playground Safety Inspector (CPSI) Certification. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Master's degree in public administration, business administration, or construction management, Possess seven (7) years of progressively responsible managerial experience that includes public administration, parks, and grounds maintenance administration in a municipal environment. Possess a Certified Parks and Recreation Professional (CPRP) designation. 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, 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. Ability to establish and maintain harmonious relationships with Supervisor, customers, owners, tenants, City officials, other employees, other departments, other governmental and regulatory agencies, and the general public as needed. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSA's) Considerable knowledge of the principles and practices of parks and grounds maintenance programming development, and administration. Considerable knowledge of pertinent Federal, State and local rules, regulations, ordinances, and other regulatory standards applicable to the work. Considerable knowledge of parks and facilities development and maintenance for a public government agency. Skill in developing and coordinating parks programs and operations. Skill in assessing and prioritizing multiple tasks, projects and demands. Skill in analyzing problems, resolving disputes and grievances and developing effective solutions. Ability to understand, follow, coordinate and direct written and oral instructions. Ability to effectively supervise a staff comprised of entry and senior level employees engaged in carrying out departmental functions. Ability to operate basic office equipment, e.g., computer terminals, printers, copy machines, telephone systems, facsimile machines. Ability to read, update and maintain various records and files; ability to utilize standard software applications. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, division and department heads, public/private sector contacts, and City administration. Ability to organize work, establish priorities, meet established deadlines, and follow up on assignments with a minimum of direction. 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. VETERANS' PREFERENCE Certain servicemembers and veterans, and the spouses and family members of such servicemembers and veterans, receive preference and priority in the City's hiring process. Additionally, certain servicemembers may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements in employment by the City.
City of Boynton Beach, FL Boynton Beach, Florida, United States
Dec 29, 2021
Full Time
Purpose of Classification To view the video above available with captions/subtitles visit: https://lnkd.in/gEbmFhUZ Equipment Operator Trainee - $15.00 The purpose of this classification is to perform manual and entry-level skilled work as part of a crew engaged in refuse collections and operations of Solid Waste routes. Work is physical in nature and under the direct supervision of a Crew Supervisor or Solid Waste Supervisor. Equipment Operator I - $15.62 The purpose of this classification is to drive or operate vehicles (tandem-axle or special solid waste vehicles), and other equipment where driving and maneuvering the vehicle constitutes the majority of the work required to complete tasks for solid waste removal. Equipment in this classification does not involve the operation of additional mechanisms other than those that are simple and routine requiring little extra dexterity and finesse. Classification is reserved for those positions where operation of included equipment is the primary function of the job. Equipment Operator II - $17.19 The purpose of this classification is to drive and operate vehicles, tractors, and other equipment with specialized functions that involve the operation of mechanisms to complete solid waste removal tasks in addition to driving and maneuvering the vehicle. Equipment/vehicles in this classification have mechanisms that are somewhat complex to operate, requiring more dexterity and finesse. Equipment Operator II's operate larger vehicles requiring a higher level of skill than those at Equipment Operator I level to drive and maneuver in and around confined areas. Equipment Operator III - $18.76 The purpose of this classification is to drive and operate Solid Waste vehicles and other equipment with specialized functions that involve the operation of complex mechanisms to complete tasks in addition to driving and maneuvering the vehicle. Equipment in this classification is automated, requiring a high level of skill, dexterity, and finesse. Classification is reserved for those positions where operation of included equipment is the primary function of the job. Equipment Operator IV - $20.34 The purpose of this classification is to drive and operate all Solid Waste vehicles. Equipment in this classification includes larger, high capacity vehicles requiring a high level of skill to drive and maneuver in and around confined spaces, and with mechanisms that are different, complex and difficult to operate, requiring skill, dexterity and finesse. Classification is reserved for those positions where operation of included equipment is the primary function of the job. NOTE: This posting is for current and future opening within the Solid Waste division. This recruitment will be open until filled. Essential Functions Equipment Operator Trainee - $15.00 The following duties and functions, as outlined herein, are intended to be representative of the type of tasks performed within this classification. They are not listed in any order of importance. The omission of specific statements of the duties or functions does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned. Rolls carts out to and from delivery truck. Drives and operates the dumpster delivery truck as a Florida Class E driver's license operator. Performs pre-trip and post-trip inspections on vehicle. Obeys all traffic laws and safety guidelines; uses personal protective equipment (PPE) as required. Performs manual handling and loading of trash and garbage into the Solid Waste garbage truck. Operates the packing blades, sweep handles and hopper control levers of the Solid Waste truck. Operates the cart tipper of the Solid Waste truck to service garbage and recycling carts. Manually services recycling bins, boxes, and other unspecified commodities. Operates the cart repair truck, rollout cart delivery truck, dumpster delivery truck and other Solid Waste equipment in the daily performance of duties. Complies with local, state and federal safety regulations under the guidance and direction of a Solid Waste CDL driver. Maintains specified routes to collect and load refuse containers into truck; assists and directs driver when backing up truck; cleans up spills and debris from ground; and cleans out truck prior to the end of shift. Performs accommodation service requirements of garbage carts, pails and bags pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) as required. Performs heavy manual labor for extended periods as required by work assignments and occasionally performs work in adverse weather conditions. ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS Participates in emergency-related operations such as flood and hurricane debris removal. Other related duties as assigned. Equipment Operator I - $15.62 The following duties and functions, as outlined herein, are intended to be representative of the type of tasks performed within this classification. They are not listed in any order of importance. The omission of specific statements of the duties or functions does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned. Performs Pre-trip and Post-trip inspections. Inspects and prepares equipment for safe and proper operation prior to beginning work for the day; reports to supervisor all notable issues found during inspections; performs light maintenance on equipment, which includes greasing and lubing of equipment, refueling, and refilling lubricants; cleans vehicles, beds, and mounted equipment upon completion of assignments; secures vehicle after use. Drives trucks and other vehicles in order to perform solid waste daily assignments. Maneuvers in and around traffic, parked cars, crew workers, equipment, and other obstacles; obeys all traffic laws and safety guidelines; monitors immediate environment and work area to ensure the safety of operator, other workers, the equipment, and the public; uses personal protective equipment (PPE) as required. Drives assigned truck along a prescribed residential and/or commercial areas to collect garbage, trash or recycled materials; makes frequent stops at appropriate intervals to position truck near bulk piles or refuse containers; avoids backing of vehicle whenever possible to perform tasks; performs physical work functions in retrieving and sorting recyclable materials into hopper; attaches hopper to truck, closes tailgate and operates mechanism to dump at the appropriate disposal location. Maintains the pace of collection activities by determining the length of time spent on route or at each stop in order to ensure timely completion of assigned route. Weighs solid waste collection trucks individually as they enter and exit landfill; weighs and separates recyclable products from solid waste, and sorts them according to category. Performs basic and semi-skilled labor as appropriate to perform various solid waste assignments; picks up paper, limbs, and other debris; manually moves loads and arranges materials. Performs skilled work in the operation of solid waste equipment. Responsibilities vary from servicing garbage at residential to commercial locations throughout the City where designated garbage cans are used. Frequently exits and re-enters garbage truck to manually pick up carts, bags, trash and vegetation. Pulls and/or pushes garbage cans from properties to the rear end loader of the garbage truck and positions garbage cans on the tipper, which may require lifting; operates the mechanism to dump the garbage into the truck; places garbage cans to the curbside. Uses an onboard computer system to navigate routes electronically in order to complete tasks. Operates a manual rear load garbage truck, a manual side load EVO garbage truck, a manual rear load recycle truck, and a scowl body trash hauler. Performs accommodation service requirements of garbage carts, pails and bags pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) as required. ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS Operates vehicles normally assigned to Equipment Operator Trainees as needed to complete division or departmental projects and workload. Performs other related duties as required. Equipment Operator II - $17.19 The following duties and functions, as outlined herein, are intended to be representative of the type of tasks performed within this classification. They are not listed in any order of importance. The omission of specific statements of the duties or functions does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned. Performs Pre-trip and Post-trip inspections. Inspects and prepares equipment for safe and proper operation prior to beginning work for the day; reports to supervisor all notable issues found during inspections; performs light maintenance on equipment, which includes greasing and lubing of equipment, refueling, and refilling lubricants; cleans vehicles, beds, and mounted equipment upon completion of assignments; secures vehicle after use. Drives trucks and other vehicles in order to perform solid waste daily assignments in residential waste bulk/trash section. Maneuvers in and around traffic, parked cars, crew workers, equipment, and other obstacles; obeys all traffic laws and safety guidelines; monitors immediate environment and work area to ensure the safety of operator, other workers, the equipment, and the public; uses personal protective equipment (PPE) as required. Operates over-the-top manual recycle truck, bulk trash rear steer, and bulk trash cherry picker/lightning loader as required. Drives larger, difficult to drive vehicles requiring a higher level of skill than that needed at Operator I level to maneuver in and around confined areas for the purpose of transporting materials from site to site, such as a dump truck, cherry picker/lightning loader truck. Utilizes rear steer and cherry picker/lightning loader trucks to retrieve large piles, bulk, vegetation, construction waste and recyclable materials for dumping. Operates hydraulic and hoisting mechanisms to dispose of loads, taking care to avoid flipping bulk items or spilling contents; secures all doors, gates, and fasteners to prevent spillage or loss of load during transport; transports and delivers load to destinations such as landfill and transfer stations. Operates all Level I Equipment Operator assigned trucks as needed (rear load, EVO, rear load recycle, and scowl body trucks to complete division or departmental workload. Uses an onboard computer system to navigate routes electronically in order to complete tasks. Drives assigned truck along a prescribed residential and/or commercial areas to collect garbage, trash or recycled materials; makes frequent stops at appropriate intervals to position truck near bulk piles or containers, avoiding backing of vehicle whenever possible; frequently exits and re-enters garbage truck to manually pick up carts, bags, trash and vegetation; performs physical work functions in retrieving and sorting recyclable materials into hopper; attaches hopper to truck, closes tailgate and operates mechanism to dump at the appropriate disposal location. Maintains the pace of collection activities to ensure timely completion of assigned route. Weighs solid waste collection trucks individually as they enter and exit landfill; weighs and separates recyclable products from solid waste, and sorts them according to category. Performs accommodation service requirements of garbage carts, pails and bags pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) as required. ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS Performs essential functions normally performed by Equipment Operator Trainees and Level I operators as needed, to complete division or departmental workload. Works with other divisions on emergency calls. Performs other related duties as required. Equipment Operator III - $18.76 The following duties and functions, as outlined herein, are intended to be representative of the type of tasks performed within this classification. They are not listed in any order of importance. The omission of specific statements of the duties or functions does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned. Performs Pre-trip and Post-trip inspections. Inspects and prepares equipment for safe and proper operation prior to beginning work for the day; reports to supervisor all notable issues found during inspections; performs light maintenance on equipment, which includes greasing and lubing of equipment, refueling, and refilling lubricants; cleans vehicles, beds, and mounted equipment upon completion of assignments; secures vehicle after use. Operates various equipment and automated vehicles to complete tasks related to Solid Waste; drives vehicles over public roads, work sites, right-of-ways, parks, Public Works facilities, and other City property; maneuvers in and around traffic, parked cars, equipment, utilities, and other obstacles; obeys all traffic laws and safety guidelines; monitors immediate environment and work area to ensure the safety of operator, other workers, the equipment, and the public; uses personal protective equipment (PPE) as required. Operates all Level I and II Equipment Operator assigned trucks as needed (rear load, EVO, rear load recycle, scowl body, street sweeper, over-the-top recycle, bulk trash rear steer and cherry picker/lightning load trucks). Weighs capacities to load materials into trucks; positions equipment and controls height, angle, and position of equipment for pick-up of garbage carts, bulk piles, garbage pails and bags; controls amount and weight of materials being lifted to avoid exceeding equipment capacity. Uses an onboard computer system to navigate routes electronically in order to complete tasks. Drives and operates automated side load garbage truck to collect garbage and debris from work sites and transport to the landfill or transfer station; avoids backing of vehicle whenever possible to perform tasks; positions vehicle alongside targeted debris; operates truck to upload materials into the truck; secures all doors, gates, and fasteners to prevent spillage or loss of load during transport; takes necessary precautions to ensure that both the load and vehicle are properly distributed and balanced; dumps material at appropriate location. Controls placement of equipment and determines optimum approach to each scenario in order to avoid destruction of property or damage to electric, water, sewer, and other public utility lines. Performs accommodation service requirements of garbage carts, pails and bags pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) as required. ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS Performs essential functions normally performed by Equipment Operator Trainee, and Level I and II operators as needed, to complete division or departmental workload. Works with other divisions on emergency calls. Performs other related duties as required. Equipment Operator IV - $20.34 The following duties and functions, as outlined herein, are intended to be representative of the type of tasks performed within this classification. They are not listed in any order of importance. The omission of specific statements of the duties or functions does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned. Performs pre-trip and post-trip inspections. Inspects and prepares equipment for safe and proper operation prior to beginning work for the day; reports to supervisor all notable issues found during inspections; performs light maintenance on equipment, which includes greasing and lubing of equipment, refueling, and refilling lubricants; cleans vehicles, beds, and mounted equipment upon completion of assignments; secures vehicle after use. Drives vehicles over public roads, work sites, rights-of-way, parks, public works facilities, and other City and commercial property; maneuvers in and around traffic, parked cars, equipment, utilities, and other obstacles; obeys all traffic laws and safety guidelines; monitors immediate environment and work area to ensure the safety of operator, other workers, the equipment, and the public; uses personal protective equipment (PPE) as required. Operates all Level I, II and III Equipment Operator trucks as assigned (rear load, EVO, rear load recycle, Scowl body, street sweeper, over-the-top recycle, bulk trash rear steer, cherry picker and automated side load trucks). Drives and operates roll off, commercial front load and similar vehicle-trailer combination vehicles, requiring a high level of skill to maneuver in and around confined areas for the purposes of transporting materials from site to site. Avoids backing of vehicle whenever possible to perform tasks. Retrieves large bins or dumpsters used to collect commercial and industrial waste, construction and recyclable materials for dumping. Operates hydraulic and hoisting mechanisms to hoist bins/dumpsters or bundled materials onto truck, taking care to avoid flipping bin or spilling contents; transports and delivers load to the designated disposal site; returns dumpster bins to appropriate site. Drives commercial front load and roll off recycle trucks along a prescribed commercial or residential route to collect recycled materials, such as cardboard, and delivers to the designated disposal site. Maintains the pace of collection activities to ensure timely completion of assigned route. Weighs solid waste collection trucks individually as they enter and exit landfill; weighs and separates recyclable products from Solid Waste Authority (SWA), and sorts them according to category. Performs accommodation service requirements of garbage carts, pails and bags pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) as required. ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS Performs essential functions normally performed by Equipment Operator Trainee, and Level I, II and III operators as needed, to complete division or departmental workload. Works with other divisions on emergency calls. Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications Equipment Operator Trainee - $15.00 High school diploma or equivalent; One (1) year of previous experience involving any area of manual labor, construction, equipment operation, solid waste, or closely related area; Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver's license; Must obtain Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) Certification in Collection Operations Basics within ninety (90) days in position. Must obtain a Class B Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Permit within six (6) months in position. Equipment Operator I - $15.62 High school diploma or valid equivalent; One (1) year of previous experience in Solid Waste residential line of business, manual collection, including exposure to the operation of vehicles and equipment used in assigned areas, with at least six (6) months of cross-training operating the following vehicles: Manual rear load garbage truck Manual side load EVO garbage truck Manual rear load recycle truck Scow body trash hauler Must possess and maintain a valid State of Florida Class B Commercial Driver's License (CDL); Must complete a written test to evaluate knowledge of Equipment Operator I functions; Must complete an equipment specific field test within Solid Waste residential line of business, manual collection sections operating rear load garbage truck, EVO garbage truck, rear load recycle truck, and scow body trash hauler and score an 80%; Must obtain the following training/certifications within ninety (90) days of hire: 10-Hour OSHA General Industry Card Lock Out/ Tag Out Certification Equipment Operator II - $17.19 High school diploma or equivalent; Three (3) years of experience in Solid Waste residential line of business, manual collection, of which six (6) months of cross-training has been received in Solid Waste Section, Residential Waste Bulk/Trash operating the following equipment in the assigned section: Bulk trash rear steer Bulk trash cherry picker/lightning loader Manual over-the-top recycle truck Must complete a written test to evaluate knowledge of Equipment Operator II functions;Must complete an equipment specific field test within Solid Waste, residential waste bulk/trash section including over the top recycle truck, bulk trash rear steer truck and bulk trash cherry picker/lightning loader truck and score an 80%; Must possess and maintain a valid State of Florida Class-B Commercial Driver's License (CDL);Must obtain the following within ninety (90) days of hire: 30-Hour OSHA General Industry Card; FEMA IS-0552: The Public Works Role in Emergency Management course and successfully pass exam; Lock Out Tag Out Certification Equipment Operator III - $18.76 High school diploma or equivalent; Five (5) years of experience operating the vehicles in Solid Waste Residential Waste Manual and Residential Waste Bulk/Trash Sections, of which six (6) months of cross-training has been received in Solid Waste residential automated line of business operating an automated side load garbage truck; Must complete a written test to evaluate knowledge of Equipment Operator III functions; Must complete equipment specific field test within Solid Waste, residential automated section operating the automated side loader and score an 80%; Must possess and maintain a valid State of Florida Class-B Commercial Driver's License (CDL); Complete the following within ninety (90) days of hire: 30-Hour OSHA General Industry Course FEMA - IS 552: The Public Works Role in Emergency Management course and successfully pass exam; FEMA - IS 558: Public Works and Disaster Recovery course and successfully pass exam; Lock Out Tag Out Certificate Equipment Operator IV - $20.34 High school diploma or equivalent. Seven (7) years of experience operating the vehicles in Solid Waste Sections Residential Waste Manual, Residential Waste Bulk/Trash, and Residential Waste Automated, of which six (6) months of cross-training has been received in Solid Waste Commercial line of business operating Roll Off & Front Load garbage trucks. Must continue to maintain a valid State of Florida Class B Commercial Driver's License (CDL). Must complete a written test to evaluate knowledge of Equipment Operator IV functions; Must complete an equipment specific field test operating commercial front load and roll off trucks and score an 80%. Must possess the following within ninety (90) days of hire: 30-Hour OSHA General industry Card FEMA IS - 552: The Public Works Role in Emergency Management course and successfully pass exam; FEMA IS-558: Public Works and Disaster Recovery course and successfully pass exam; Lock Out Tag Out Certificate Supplemental Information COMMUNICATION COMPETENCIES Effectively communicates with supervisor, employees, other departments, contractors, engineers, utility companies, vendors, outside agencies, the public, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems. Accurately and expeditiously receives and delivers messages and information to the appropriate individuals. Ability to prepare accurate and thorough written records and reports. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions and to complete assigned tasks with minimal supervisory direction. Ability to understand and quickly and accurately follow brief oral and written instructions on moderately complex matters. Ability to establish and maintain harmonious working relationships with Supervisor, customers, other employees, other departments, governmental and regulatory agencies, and the general public. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Equipment Operator Trainee - $15.00 Basic knowledge of tools, methods, and materials used in general Solid Waste work. Ability to pickup various types of debris, garbage carts and recycle bins. Demonstrates ability to drive and operate the dumpster delivery truck. Demonstrates ability to operate the rollout cart delivery truck. Demonstrates ability to correctly operate the cart tipper of the Solid Waste truck in order to service garbage and recycling carts. Demonstrates the ability to operate the packing blades, sweep handles and hopper control levers of the Solid Waste truck. Demonstrates the skill and ability to use assigned equipment once trained. Demonstrates ability to manually service recycling bins, boxes, and other unspecified commodities. Demonstrates ability to adhere to all safe working practices. Ability to perform heavy manual labor for extended periods as required by work assignments, and in occasionally adverse weather conditions. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions. Ability to effectively interact with supervisors, co-workers, other departments, the public and outside agencies in a courteous manner. Equipment Operator I - $15.62 Knowledge of and the ability to adhere to all safe working practices including work zone traffic control, highway safety rules and regulations, and taking effective precautionary measures necessary to avoid accidents. Basic knowledge and ability to detect mechanical issues with the equipment. Ability to understand and follow direction. Ability to adhere to all safe working practices. Ability to properly use tools and equipment. Ability to perform assigned tasks under general supervision. Ability to plan and organize daily work routine, and to estimate expected time of completion. Ability to safely navigate routes to complete daily tasks, avoiding backing vehicles when possible. Ability to transport and remove materials, equipment, debris, and/or refuse from specified areas. Ability to operate a rear load garbage truck and a manual side load EVO garbage truck. Ability to operate a rear load recycle truck, scowl body and a street sweeper truck. Ability to use and navigate routes electronically through an onboard computing system to complete tasks. Ability to effectively interact with supervisors, co-workers, other departments, the public, and outside agencies in a courteous manner. Equipment Operator II - $17.19 Knowledge of occupational hazards and the safety precautions necessary to operate equipment and avoid accidents. Knowledge of the operational characteristics of the solid waste equipment. Knowledge of solid waste standards, practices and procedures. Knowledge of and the ability to detect mechanical issues with the equipment. Skill in driving large trucks and similar automotive equipment related to solid waste. Skill in operating the assigned vehicle in the prescribed manner. Skill in maneuvering in and around traffic, parked cars, crew workers, equipment, other obstacles and avoiding backing of vehicles whenever possible. Ability to operate all vehicles used at Level I Equipment Operator level. Ability to operate Solid Waste bulk/trash truck, rear steer and cherry picker/lightning loader. Ability to operate manual over-the-top recycle truck. Ability to adhere to all safe working practices. Ability to safely navigate routes to complete daily tasks. Ability to use and navigate routes electronically through an onboard computer system to complete tasks. Ability to effectively interact with supervisors, co-workers, other departments, the public, and outside agencies in a courteous manner. Equipment Operator III - $18.76 Knowledge of the operational characteristics of the solid waste equipment. Knowledge of safe driving techniques and the occupational hazards of operating Solid Waste equipment. Knowledge of solid waste standards, practices and procedures. Knowledge of and the ability to detect mechanical issues with the equipment. Skill in driving all large trucks and similar automotive equipment related to solid waste. Skill in driving and operating automated side load trucks. Skill in operating all assigned vehicles in the prescribed manner. Skill in maneuvering in and around traffic, parked cars, other employees, equipment, other obstacles and avoiding backing of vehicles whenever possible. Ability to operate all vehicles used at Equipment Operator I and II levels. Ability to adhere to all safe working practices. Ability to effectively interact with supervisors, co-workers, other departments, the public, and outside agencies in a courteous manner. Ability to use and navigate routes electronically through an onboard computer system to complete tasks. Equipment Operator IV - $20.34 Knowledge of occupational hazards involved and the safety precautions necessary to operate equipment. Knowledge of the operational characteristics of the solid waste equipment. Knowledge of solid waste standards, practices and procedures. Knowledge of the proficient operation of all vehicles and equipment used by all Equipment Operator levels. Knowledge of and the ability to detect mechanical issues with the equipment. Skill in driving and operating the front load and roll off garbage trucks. Skill in driving large trucks and similar automotive equipment related to solid waste and doing so in the prescribed manner. Skill in maneuvering in and around traffic, parked cars, employees, equipment, and other obstacles. Ability to react timely and apply quick decision making in high risk areas. Demonstrated ability to write clear and concise reports. Ability to adhere to all safe working practices. Ability to effectively interact with supervisors, co-workers, other departments, the public, and outside agencies in a courteous manner. Ability to use and navigate routes electronically through an onboard computer system to complete tasks. Ability to recognize situational backing of vehicles in busy commercial and residential areas, and avoid backing whenever possible. PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS / ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS Physical Ability : Tasks require the ability to exert physical effort in heavy work, with greater emphasis on lifting, pulling and pushing, but typically also involving some combination of bending, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and crawling, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling of objects and materials (25 pounds). May occasionally involve heavier objects and materials (up to 50 pounds). Sensory Requirements : Some tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate colors or shades of colors, sounds, odor, depth, and visual cues or signals. Tasks require the ability to communicate orally. Environmental Factors : Performance of essential functions may require exposure to adverse environmental conditions, such as dirt, dust, pollen, odors, wetness, humidity, rain, fumes, temperature and noise extremes, machinery, vibrations, traffic hazards, and toxic agents. The City of Boynton Beach, Florida, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S. C. 12101 et. seq.), the City of Boynton Beach will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. A review of this position has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties. All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements are subject to possible modifications to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent(s) will possess the abilities and aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat of significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. Requirements are representative of the minimum level of knowledge, skills, and ability. VETERANS' PREFERENCE Certain servicemembers and veterans, and the spouses and family members of such servicemembers and veterans, receive preference and priority in the City's hiring process. Additionally, certain servicemembers may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements in employment by the City.