City of Boynton Beach

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

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

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

 

12 job(s) at City of Boynton Beach

City of Boynton Beach, FL Boynton Beach, Florida, United States
Sep 21, 2018
Full Time
Purpose of Classification The purpose of this classification is to perform a variety of entry level field services tasks within the Utilities department. Employees in this classification are eligible for noncompetitive career ladder promotion to Utilities Field Technician II after meeting the established career ladder requirements.   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.   Entry level position; Incumbents assist with the following: Swales, flood control, point repairs, slip lining, dead end cleaning, canal cleaning, storm water conveyance system installation, etc. Setting well points. Loading and unloading equipment, supplies, tools and materials. Cleaning culverts, gutters, ditches, swales, storm drains, canals, and many other similar jobs. Removing and replacing sod, sprinkler heads, catch basins, etc. Concrete and asphalt repairs. The location of clean-outs and service lines. The installation of clean-outs and basic sewer repairs. Service line flow testing and in clearing blocked service lines. Water leak repairs. Water line repairs & installation. Water main, water service fire hydrant repair and/or replacement, fire hydrant flow testing, flushing, and fire hydrant inspection. The operation of opening and closing valves. May operate a truck or other automotive equipment.   Performs other general manual labor work as required.   Uses a variety of power and hand tools to complete tasks in their area of assignment. Minimum Qualifications High school diploma or valid equivalent. Must have basic computer operations skills. Must possess and maintain a valid State of Florida Class E driver's license.   PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS   Some experience in manual labor and/or construction work.   Supplemental Information KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES (KSA's)   Basic math skills.   Customer service skills.   Demonstrates ability to use the tools and equipment in area of assignment.   Demonstrates ability to read maps.   Demonstrates ability to properly open and close valves.   Ability to record and deliver information.   Ability to work in confined spaces and to endure working at depths/heights (up to 20 feet).   Ability to communicate both orally and in writing; understand and follow communications, keep records and make reports.   Ability to get along with others and work as a team   PHYSICAL & SENSORY REQUIREMENTS / ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS   Physical Ability : While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, climb, balance, bend, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, and may push, pull, grasp, lift and/or move objects and materials of moderate to heavy weight (up to 100 pounds), in accordance with OSHA guidelines.   Sensory Requirements : Tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate colors or shades of colors, sounds, odor, depth, texture, and visual cues or signals. Tasks require the ability to communicate orally.   Environmental Factors : Performance of essential functions may require exposure to adverse environmental conditions, such as odors, wetness, humidity, fumes, temperature and noise extremes, machinery, vibrations, electric currents, traffic hazards, toxic agents, disease, or pathogenic substances. Work is frequently performed outside in heat, high humidity, in cold, in rain and when other inclement weather conditions are present. Work is performed in bright and dim light.   The City of Boynton Beach, Florida, is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S. C. 12101 et. seq.), the City of Boynton Beach will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. A review of this position has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties. All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements are subject to possible modifications to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent(s) will possess the abilities and aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat of significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. Requirements are representative of the minimum level of knowledge, skills, and ability.
City of Boynton Beach, FL Boynton Beach, Florida, United States
Sep 19, 2018
Full Time
Purpose of Classification The purpose of this classification is to execute multiple routine and unexpected work requests, including maintaining lawns, landscapes, and tennis courts, setting up and breaking down for programs and special events, delivering mail, and checking and fueling departmental vehicles.   Essential Functions The following duties and functions, as outlined herein, are intended to be representative of the type of tasks performed within this classification.  They are not listed in any order of importance.  The omission of specific statements of the duties or functions does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification.  Other duties may be required and assigned.   Picks up debris and litter; cleans shelters and grills.   Sets up and breaks down special events; hooks up and breaks down sound system for concerts; sets up temporary in-line skating rink; sets up risers, chairs, and music stands for concerts; hangs and takes down art for art show; hands quilts and sets up quilt racks.   Loads and unloads equipment.   Measures and paints football, soccer, and baseball fields.   Opens gates and restrooms.   Deals with the public; directs citizens; answers questions.   Attends meetings and seminars, as required.   Parks Maintenance Workers assigned to the Special Events Crew perform the following additional duties:   Sets up regular programs; sets up tables and chair; breaks down and cleans up after program.   Fills ice and water coolers; cleans shuffleboard courts; maintains bathrooms when needed; replaces basketball nets.   Checks, cleans, and fuels departmental vehicles; takes vehicles to shop for repairs; prepares vehicle work orders.   Delivers interdepartmental mail to all recreational buildings.   Changes marquee signs; installs and removes signs at various locations in the City.   Paints tables, signs, and parts of buildings; assembles office furniture.   Drives City officials; drives visually impaired individuals to and from events; transports tables, chairs, tents, etc.; makes pick-ups and deliveries to businesses.   Parks Maintenance Workers assigned to Parks Division or Forestry & Grounds Division perform the following additional duties:   Performs lawn and landscape maintenance; mows with riding, walk-behind, and reel mower; edges and line trims; trims trees, hedges, and ground cover; rakes and removes debris; applies mulch; controls weeds; fertilizes landscape areas; controls weed and insects; lays sod.   Operates light equipment like lawn mowers, vans, pick-up trucks, weed eaters, and edger.  Uses front-end loader, chain saw dump truck and backhoe if necessary.   Inspects irrigation system; performs vehicle inspections; inspects equipment and grounds for safety hazards; secures, repairs, and reports hazards.   Prepares for hurricanes and clean up.   Parks Maintenance Workers assigned to Tennis Center perform the following additional duties:   Brushes tennis courts; lines courts; waters courts; rakes courts; resurfaces courts.   Operates golf cart with required tools and equipment for court maintenance; drives city vehicles; performs general custodial duties.   Replaces lines and nets; replaces wind screens.   Cleans patios and patio furniture; empties trash.   Assists in clubhouse operations; assists during tournaments.   ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS   Transports customers to and from programs.   Provides phone coverage on as need basis.   Performs other related duties as required.   Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS   High school diploma or valid equivalent; supplemented by 5 months previous experience and/or training involving lawn and landscape maintenance, tennis court maintenance, or special events/program set-up; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.  Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver's license.    Supplemental Information COMMUNICATION COMPETENCIES   Effectively communicates with supervisor, employees, other departments, contractors, engineers, utility companies, vendors, outside agencies, the public, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems.   Accurately and expeditiously receives and delivers messages and information to the appropriate individuals.   Ability to prepare accurate and thorough written records and reports.   Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions and to complete assigned tasks with minimal supervisory direction.   Ability to understand and quickly and accurately follow brief oral and written instructions on moderately complex matters.   Ability to establish and maintain harmonious relationships with Supervisor, customers, other employees, other departments, other governmental and regulatory agencies, and the general public as needed.     KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES   Knowledge of landscaping maintenance procedures and processes.   Knowledge of the hazards and safety precautions of the profession.   Ability to work in a variety of weather conditions while performing maintenance tasks.   Ability to effectively interact with coworkers, supervisors and other department staff, as well as the public and outside agencies.   Ability to read and interpret technical manuals, drawings, plans, instructions, and all other relevant reference documentation. PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS / ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS Physical Ability :  Tasks require the regular and, at times, sustained performance of moderately physically demanding work, typically involving some combination of climbing and balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and crawling, and that may involve the lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling of moderately heavy objects and materials ( up to 60 pounds).   Sensory Requirements : Tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate colors or shades of colors, sounds, taste, odor, depth, texture, and visual cues or signals.  Some tasks require the ability to communicate orally.   Environmental Factors : Performance of essential functions may require exposure to adverse environmental conditions, such as dirt, dust, pollen, odors, wetness, humidity, rain, fumes, temperature and noise extremes, machinery, vibrations, electric currents, traffic hazards, toxic agents, or pathogenic substances.   The City of Boynton Beach, Florida, is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S. C. 12101 et. seq.), the City of Boynton Beach will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.  The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.    A review of this position has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties.  All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements are subject to possible modifications to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.  To perform this job successfully, the incumbent(s) will possess the abilities and aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently.  Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat of significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others.  Requirements are representative of the minimum level of knowledge, skills, and ability.    
City of Boynton Beach, FL Boynton Beach, Florida, United States
Sep 15, 2018
Full Time
Purpose of Classification The purpose of this classification is to perform professional and administrative work directly under the supervision of the City Manager and in support of the department office staff. Responsible for the supervision of the office clerical staff. Coordinates and performs various program and office administration duties relative to City operations. 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 the department's clerical staff; duties include developing work schedules, assigning, directing and supervising daily work; providing instruction and guidance; reviewing completed work to ensure compliance with policies, procedures, and guidelines; ensuring safety procedures are followed; and coordinating and providing training as needed. Approves personnel leave requests.   Delegates authority and responsibility to subordinates with appropriate guidelines and follow up; seeks maximum productivity from work unit/department.   Provides constructive criticism when coaching others; listens to views of others; and acknowledges accomplishments of others.   Interprets and explains City and department policies and procedures to employees and the general public; assists the City Manager in implementing new programs and changes in department policies and procedures.   Assists City Manager with certain assigned duties of the office and participates with departments in accomplishment of activities necessary for City operations; works under only general supervision using specialized or technical knowledge required.   Plans, enacts, and monitors special programs, projects and activities as directed by the City Manager. Executes special assignments. Keeps supervisor informed of changes in the status of important projects; and makes timely adjustments to projections.    Monitors, allocates and schedules resources to ensure accomplishment of program goals.   Assures equal opportunity in the work place and works toward accomplishment of cultural and workforce diversity by implementing affirmative action goals.   Conducts program and policy research; completes department surveys.   Resolves unusual questions/problems; investigates complaints and requests for service; takes appropriate action to resolve issues consistent with policy; resolves conflicts and disagreements among others.   Researches variables and alternatives before making decisions.   Determines and communicates the priority of issues and devises time frames for specific tasks and recommendations.   Maintains close contact with all municipal departments in order to assist departments in meeting operational objectives as appropriate.   Performs secretarial duties for department; schedules and arranges meetings and appointments; drafts and types business correspondence; organizes department meetings; makes travel arrangements; takes dictation and transcribes letters, minutes, and statements; answers and screens telephone calls; assists staff, visitors and others.   Reviews administrative documents and forms in absence of the City Manager.   Establishes and maintains the department's central records and computer files which may include employee files, personnel records, accounting records, budgets, purchasing and payroll forms, department projects, contracts, legal documents, ordinances and resolutions, meeting minutes, policies and procedures, work orders, and service requests.   Composes and types various activity and statistical reports, correspondence and memos, department newsletter articles, and others.   Attends department staff meetings and takes meeting minutes.   Prepares and/or reviews department payroll; prepares purchase requisitions and orders; coordinates inventory systems; reviews and processes Employee Activity Reports (EARs).   Prepares required paperwork, forms and/or worksheets according to policies/procedures. Updates logs as needed to indicate progress on various jobs.   Supervises data-entry and maintenance of department accountingrecords, accounts and reports; reviews and approves additions, deletions, and changes to accounts; oversees customer billing activity; reviews related financial reports; prepares, reconciles and balances cash receipts reports and trial balances; maintains central files for accounting, purchasing, and budgeting.   Assists in preparation of the Annual City Budget; analyzes budget requests; researches budget-related matters; tracks pertinent data to facilitate budget planning; monitors expenditures to remain within established budget; develops revenue projections for next fiscal year; recommends reductions and changes in department spending for budget compliance; reviews and prepares budget transfers/amendments for justification, fiscal impact and conformance with applicable policies/procedures; and maintains the department's budget records   Serves as staff liaison in coordinating the delivery of city programs and services with other departments and agencies; logs and processes related forms and records; coordinates changes to work schedules, project priorities, and management directives to staff; maintains department files and records.   Coordinates the review and resolution of citizen complaints and problems.   Follows the expectations regarding the ethical conduct of profession and position. Exercises discretion and independent judgment.   Receives, prioritizes and distributes the department's mail.   Oversees the proper operation and maintenance of the department's computer hardware, software and peripherals; coordinates repair and maintenance needs; coordinates system improvements and upgrades; performs computer back-ups; sets up user files and passwords.   Participates in conducting event, program and class registrations; receives registration applications and payments; maintains registration cards and materials.   Orders office supplies, materials, uniforms and sale merchandise; checks shipments for accuracy and approves invoices for payment; maintains inventory records and files.   ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS   Reviews and revises procedures to implement changes and improvements; makes suggestions to improve operational procedures. Reviews and updates Administrative Policy Manual according to City policy, subject to review by department heads and City Manager approval.   May advise the City Manager with administrative details relative to day-to-day functions of City government.   May assist in the recruitment, interviewing and selection of assigned clerical staff.   May prepare City Commission agenda items, and board meeting agendas and meeting minutes.   Provides staff support to City advisory board and authority members.   Researches programming offered by other entities/organizations to eliminate duplication of services.   Develops methods/strategies to meet program objectives complete with timetable and work plan.   Allocates resources for accomplishment of goals.   Mutually sets objectives with subordinates; conducts time efficient meetings to achieve results.   Operates a motor vehicle to conduct work activities.   Provides assistance or coverage to other employees as needed.   Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications Associates degree in public administration, business administration, business management, or related field. Three (3) years progressively responsible experience and/or training that includes related office and administrative work, preferably in a local government organization. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver's license. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS   Bachelor's degree in public administration, business administration, business management, or related field. Supplemental Information Demonstrates working knowledge of relevant legal issues, rules and regulations within the profession and the ability to effectively utilize legal resources when necessary leading to knowledgeable decisions.   Skilled at understanding and carrying out complex oral and written instructions.   Skilled at learning and adjusting well to new methods, conditions, and change.   Skilled at projecting a positive, professional image when dealing with the general public.   Demonstrated effective oral and written communication skills and ability to convey ideas and information in a clear and concise manner.   Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationship with supervisors, subordinates, employees, Elected Officials, other departments/agencies.     Ability to exercise sound judgment in analyzing facts and arriving at conclusions.   Ability to identify irregularities and potential problems before they become critical.   Ability to make appropriate decisions and react with good judgment in changing situations or under pressure.    Ability to make unpopular or difficult decisions.   Ability to organize work and use time effectively and efficiently.   Ability to perform mathematical calculations.
City of Boynton Beach, FL Boynton Beach, Florida, United States
Aug 02, 2018
Full Time
Purpose of Classification The purpose of this classification is to manage assigned divisions of the Utilities Department. 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, processing employee concerns and problems, directing work, counseling, disciplining, and completing employee performance appraisals; interviews candidates for employment and makes hiring recommendations; coordinates training activities.   Coordinates department work activities; organizes and prioritizes workload; makes work assignments; monitors status of work in progress; inspects completed work; troubleshoots problem situations.   Ensures departmental compliance with all applicable codes, laws, rules, regulations, standards, policies and procedures; ensures adherence to established safety procedures; initiates any actions necessary to correct deviations or violations.   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 deputy director, director and other officials as needed to review department 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.   Performs administrative functions associated with the department; develops/implements long and short term plans, goals, and objectives; develops, updates, and implements policies and procedures; develops and implements division budget, including annual budget and capital construction budgets; reviews/approves payment requisitions, invoices, and payroll documents; prepares/reviews regulatory reports and submits to appropriate agencies; prepares agenda items for presentation to city commission; coordinates emergency preparation, plans, contingencies, and response to potential disasters.   Oversees operations and administration of plant operations and maintenance; provides input on specifications for capital expansion; prepares permit applications; participates in regulatory inspections and oversees laboratory services.   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, 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.   Operates a computer to enter, retrieve, review or modify data; utilizes word processing, spreadsheet, database, project management, e-mail, or other software programs.   Communicates via telephone and/or two-way radio; provides information, guidance, and assistance; takes and relays messages.   Responds to complaints and questions related to department operations; provides information, researches problems, and initiates problem resolution.   Communicates with deputy director, director, employees, other departments, engineers, developers, contractors, consultants, inspectors, regulatory agencies, vendors, customers, 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.   Provides education and information to the community; meets with homeowner groups and community organizations; communicates the city commission's vision and mission; gives speeches and presentations; prepares/distributes educational materials.   Attends city commission meetings or other meetings; serves on committees as needed; gives speeches or presentations.   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 the duties of deputy director in absence of same.   Performs the lead role in coordinating departmental safety and environmental policies and programs.   Operates a motor vehicle to conduct work activities.   Performs clerical tasks, which may include answering the telephone and recording messages, sending/receiving faxed documents, or copying documents.   Provides assistance or coverage to other employees as needed.   Performs other related duties as required.   Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree in civil engineering, natural/physical science, or closely related field supplemented by five (5) years previous experience that includes utility plant operations, utility engineering, construction/design, plan review, and administrative operations. Must possess Professional Engineering (PE) license.   May require possession and maintenance of valid Florida Class A Water Treatment Plant Operator Certification.  Must possess 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 management staff, supervisors, 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 working relationships with administrative staff, customers, other employees, other departments, other governmental and regulatory agencies, and the general public as needed.     KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs)   Comprehensive Knowledge of all applicable codes, laws, rules, regulations, standards, policies and procedures relevant to utilities lab and water plants.   Skilled at dealing constructively with conflict.   Ability to be a positive role model and provide effective leadership.   Ability to effectively supervise assigned staff and to expeditiously resolve employee issues and concerns.   Ability to successfully develop collaborative working relationships with the department director and peers, and with other departments, contractors, consultants, outside agencies, and all other stakeholders.   Ability to successfully manage utility improvement and construction projects.   Able to review data and make analytical deductions.  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 : Tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate colors or shades of colors, sounds, odor, depth, texture, and visual cues or signals.  Tasks require the ability to communicate orally.   Environmental Factors : Performance of essential functions may require exposure to adverse environmental conditions, such as dirt, dust, pollen, odors, wetness, humidity, rain, fumes, temperature and noise extremes, machinery, vibrations, electric currents, traffic hazards, toxic agents, disease, or pathogenic substances.     The City of Boynton Beach, Florida, is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S. C. 12101 et. seq.), the City of Boynton Beach will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.  The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.    A review of this position has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties.  All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements are subject to possible modifications to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.  To perform this job successfully, the incumbent(s) will possess the abilities and aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently.  Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat of significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others.  Requirements are representative of the minimum level of knowledge, skills, and ability.
City of Boynton Beach, FL Boynton Beach, Florida, United States
Aug 02, 2018
Part Time
Purpose of Classification The purpose of this classification is to protect lives by overseeing and ensuring the safety of visitors to the pool. This is a part-time position, not to exceed 29.5 hours per week. Essential Functions The following duties and functions, as outlined herein, are intended to be representative of the type of tasks performed within this classification.  They are not listed in any order of importance.  The omission of specific statements of the duties or functions does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification.  Other duties may be required and assigned.   Oversees the activities of visitors to the pool; takes preventive safety actions; provides emergency first aid; performs CPR; makes rescues; contacts appropriate medical or emergency personnel when necessary.   Cleans the pool and related facilities on a regular schedule.   Meets and greets patrons; resolves conflicts; explains pool rules, regulations and policies.   Takes part in training programs to improve lifeguarding skills.   Teaches swimming lessons to patrons.   Registers participants, operates cash register.   Assists with special events.   Maintains high physical fitness level through mandatory workouts.   Prepares incident reports.   Performs related tasks as required.   May operate City vehicles for work related purposes as designated by supervisor.     ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS   Keeps pool free of dangerous debris.   Assists in maintaining equipment.   Answers the telephone.   Performs other related duties as required. COMMUNICATION COMPETENCIES   Effectively communicates with supervisor, employees, other departments, contractors, engineers, companies, vendors, outside agencies, the public, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems. Effectively take preventative safety actions and provides emergency first aid, CPR, and rescues when necessary Accurately and expeditiously receives and delivers messages and information to the appropriate individuals.   Ability to prepare accurate and thorough written records and reports.   Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions and to complete assigned tasks with minimal supervisory direction.   Ability to coordinate, monitor, organize, and assign daily activities.   Ability to understand and quickly and accurately follow brief oral and written instructions on moderately complex matters.   Ability to establish and maintain harmonious working relationships with Supervisor, customers, other employees, other departments, other governmental and regulatory agencies, and the general public as needed. Minimum Qualifications Must possess and maintain a valid Florida Driver's License. Must possess and maintain current certification in American Red Cross (ARC) Lifeguard Training, and ARC or American Heart Association certification in CPR for the Professional Rescuer. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS   Possess the Water Safety Instructors (WSI) certification.   Supplemental Information   KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES   Knowledge of departmental policy and procedures   Knowledge of safety policy and procedures of the pool facility   Ability to exercise judgement, decisiveness, and detect unsafe and hazardous conditions    Ability to oversee activities for visitors, greet patrons, resolve conflicts, and enforce pool rules, regulations, and policies.    Ability to perform clerical functions of operating a register, registering participants, and prepare detailed incident reports.   Ability to teach and instruct swimming lessons    Ability to participate in training programs and mandatory workouts   Ability to maintain upkeep and cleanliness of the pool facility on a regular schedule. PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS / ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS   Physical Ability :  Tasks require the regular and sustained performance of moderately physically demanding work, typically involving some combination of climbing and balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and crawling, and that generally involves lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling of moderately heavy objects and materials (50 pounds); and occasionally heavier items (100 pounds).    Sensory Requirements : Tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate colors or shades of colors, sounds, odor, depth, texture, and visual cues or signals.  Tasks require the ability to communicate orally.   Environmental Factors : Performance of essential functions may require exposure to adverse environmental conditions, such as odors, wetness, humidity, rain, fumes, temperature and noise extremes, machinery, electric currents, traffic hazards, toxic agents, violence, insect bites, disease, or pathogenic substances.     The City of Boynton Beach, Florida, is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S. C. 12101 et. seq.), the City of Boynton Beach will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.  The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.    A review of this position has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties.  All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements are subject to possible modifications to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.  To perform this job successfully, the incumbent(s) will possess the abilities and aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently.  Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat of significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others.  Requirements are representative of the minimum level of knowledge, skills, and ability.  
City of Boynton Beach, FL Boynton Beach, Florida, United States
Sep 19, 2018
Part Time
Purpose of Classification PURPOSE OF CLASSIFICATION   The purpose of this classification is to perform part-time paraprofessional library work under direct supervision of a Librarian, which includes circulation activities, operating the on-line circulation system, library technical processing and data-entry, and clerical tasks. Duties require some expertise and some independent judgment. This position is Part-Time, not to exceed 29.5 hours per week. Essential Functions The following duties and functions, as outlined herein, are intended to be representative of the type of tasks performed within this classification.  They are not listed in any order of importance.  The omission of specific statements of the duties or functions does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification.  Other duties may be required and assigned.   Customer Services Library Aide performs the following tasks:   Operates computerized online circulation system; conducts collection and patron database transactions; applies State Statutes regarding confidentiality of Library Records.   Interprets and applies policies and procedures to public.   Responds to incoming telephone calls, satisfies patron needs or directs to appropriate staff member.   Performs cash handling/fine collection duties.   Assists patrons in the use of the library.   Provides limited Readers Advisory.   Collects data and prepares reports as requested by supervisor.   Processes and prepares book and non-book materials for circulation, including but not limited to inserting theft detection targets,  attaching book labels, and book covers; laminating paperback book; uses computer; uses postage meter; uses laminating machine. ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS   Performs closing procedure and secures the building.   Performs other related duties as required.   COMMUNICATION COMPETENCIES   Effectively communicates with supervisor, employees, other departments, contractors, engineers, companies, vendors, outside agencies, the public, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems. 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.  Minimum Qualifications High School Diploma or valid equivalent; Knowledge of Dewey classification and alphabetical shelving.    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS   Experience working as an employee of a public library.  Six (6) months of customer service experience.     Supplemental Information KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES   Knowledge of library principals, methods, materials, programs and practices.   Ability to establish and maintain effective, harmonious working relationships with Supervisor, employees, customers, other departments, other government and regulatory agencies, and the general public as needed.   Ability to work with the public and library colleagues in a professional manner.   Ability to explain and demonstrate procedures for performing a variety of work activities.   Basic skills in computer software and applications.   Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations involving addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.   Ability to learn/perform a variety of work activities with the assigned Department/Division   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 (20 pounds).   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 without exposure to adverse environmental conditions.     The City of Boynton Beach, Florida, is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S. C. 12101 et. seq.), the City of Boynton Beach will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.  The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.    A review of this position has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties.  All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements are subject to possible modifications to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.  To perform this job successfully, the incumbent(s) will possess the abilities and aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently.  Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat of significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others.  Requirements are representative of the minimum level of knowledge, skills, and ability.    
City of Boynton Beach, FL Boynton Beach, Florida, United States
Sep 19, 2018
Full Time
Purpose of Classification The purpose of this classification is to provide mechanical and operational support to plant personnel and/or managers in the operation of water treatment plants.  Incumbents may be assigned to either the lime softening or membrane plant. 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.   Assists plant operators in controlling all water treatment plant processes and equipment per established procedures to purify/clarify water for human consumption and industrial/commercial use and to ensure a continuous, adequate supply of potable drinking water meeting federal/state regulations.   Assists in the operation and monitoring of all plant processes including chemical delivery systems for chlorine, sulfuric acid, caustic soda, lime slurry, polymer, polyphosphate, fluoride; deep well injection systems, reverse osmosis nanofiltration systems, degassifiers, filters softening basins. Obtains and records field and computer readings of flow, tank and/or silo levels and volumes by visual inspections or level indicators; ensures delivery of various chemicals to their appropriate tanks. Assists with laboratory tests and/or analyses for chlorine residual, ammonia residual, pH, conductivity, and hardness.   Operates/maintains vacuum filter machine to remove sludge from thickener machine by lowering rake to push sludge into vacuum filter machine and into dump truck for dumping; adjusts vacuum filter water valves and belt; washes vacuum filter holding tank, sludge containment area, floors, and walkways; washes/scrapes vacuum filter drop chute.   Performs general maintenance tasks necessary to keep buildings, vehicles, equipment, and tools in operable condition, which may include inspecting equipment, checking/replacing fluids, greasing equipment, replacing parts, washing/cleaning equipment, cleaning work areas, painting of building surfaces, pipes and equipment, maintaining grounds including removing trash and emptying trash cans, replacing light bulbs, refilling paper supplies, reporting faulty equipment or problem situations.   Performs various skilled and manual tasks in support of plant operations, which may include cleaning tanks, inspecting/draining containment areas, hosing clearwell decks, checking/cleaning service pump room, exercising concentrator doors and verifying blowdown flow, exercising generators by resetting timers and checking breakers, exercising/cleaning eyewash and showers, de-scaling treatment basins, acidizing filters, wiping down equipment and control panels, replacing filter console lights, loading/unloading materials, lifting/moving heavy materials, painting building, piping and/or equipment surfaces, and opening and closing compound gates. Utilizes a variety of mechanic tools which may include carpentry tools, shovel, pick axe, testing materials, diagnostic tools and radio communications equipment. Conducts periodic inventory counts of equipment, tools, chemicals, and supplies.   Follows safety procedures while performing job functions, especially with the handling of caustics and acids; utilizes safety equipment when/where required, monitors work environment to ensure safety of employees and other individuals. Assists with maintaining and updating the Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) log book.     ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS   Assists in other maintenance or operational duties as needed; conducts various errands as required.   Provides assistance or coverage to other employees as needed and performs other related duties as required. COMMUNICATION COMPETENCIES   Effectively communicates with supervisor, employees, other departments, contractors, engineers, utility companies, vendors, outside agencies, the public, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems.   Accurately and expeditiously receives and delivers messages and information to the appropriate individuals.   Ability to prepare accurate and thorough written records and reports.   Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions and to complete assigned tasks with minimal supervisory direction.   Ability to understand and quickly and accurately follow brief oral and written instructions on moderately complex matters.   Ability to establish and maintain harmonious relationships with Supervisor, customers, other employees, other departments, other governmental and regulatory agencies, and the general public as needed.     KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs)   Knowledge of and the ability to perform arithmetic computations involving whole numbers, fractions and decimals, including determination of linear, square and cubic measurements.   Skill in operating an assigned vehicle.   Ability to appropriately apply basic chemistry, microbiology, mathematics and technology concepts as related to the process.   Ability to properly maintain tools and equipment.   Ability to properly operate, maintain, install, repair and troubleshoot process equipment.   Demonstrated 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 analyze and resolve process control problems and equipment malfunctions, or otherwise identify and recommend solutions to routine or recurring problems.   Demonstrated ability to read, comprehend and correctly apply written instructions, operation and maintenance manuals, plans, and other job-related materials.   Demonstrated ability to operate computers and utilize computer programs related to the operations and maintenance functions, including maintaining equipment operating and maintenance records and reports.    Demonstrated ability to acquire new skills and knowledge to successfully complete required on-the-job training.   Ability to comply with company procedures, policies, labor contracts, safety rules and regulations, and employ safe work practices.   Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS   High school diploma or valid equivalent; supplemented by five (5) months previous experience and/or training involving equipment maintenance, equipment operation, or water treatment plant operations.      Individuals selected for this position will be required to successfully complete a training program within two (2) years in the position.  The training program will cover all facets of the job, including plant operations and maintenance. Successful completion of the training program will be based on meeting the criteria outlined in the Career Path Advancement Requirements section (below).  Failure to successfully complete the requirements of the program may result in termination from the training program and separation of employment.   Must possess and maintain a valid State of Florida Class E driver's license.   PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS   Passing score on the written exam for the State of Florida Class C Drinking Water License or successful completion of required training course for the State of Florida Class C Water License.   Possession and maintenance of a valid Florida Commercial Driver's License (CDL) including appropriate endorsement(s). Supplemental Information PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS / ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS   Physical Ability :  Tasks require the regular and, at times, sustained performance of moderately physically demanding work, typically involving some combination of climbing and balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and crawling, and that may involve the lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling of moderately heavy objects and materials (50 pounds).   Sensory Requirements :  Some tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate colors or shades of colors, sounds, odor, depth, texture, and visual cues or signals.  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, 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.     CAREER PATH ADVANCEMENT REQUIREMENTS   The follow requirements must be met to advance to Utilities Water Treatment Plant Operator I:   Must have a minimum of one (1) year of work experience within the assigned water treatment plant. Must successfully complete the requirements of a training program within two (2) years by doing the following: Must meet 100% of the Operator Maintainer Trainee KSAs. Must meet the established performance criteria for Process Technician, Operator, and maintenance functions. Must obtain the State of Florida Class C Drinking Water License.    Meeting the above career path advancement requirements must be verified and documented by the assigned supervisor.   Experience and/or training received from an outside entity will be evaluated on a case by case basis for credit towards the above minimum work experience.
City of Boynton Beach, FL Boynton Beach, Florida, United States
Sep 19, 2018
Full Time
Purpose of Classification The purpose of this classification is to perform skilled/mechanical repair and maintenance of city vehicles and equipment.   Essential Functions The following duties are normal for this position.  The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification.  Other duties may be required and assigned.   Serves as repair team leader; provides training to other workers as needed.   Performs routine diagnosis, general maintenance, and general mechanical repair work on city vehicles, mechanical equipment, and other machinery.   Performs general mechanical repair, maintenance, and preventive maintenance work, which may include dismantling, overhauling, repairing and reassembling engines, rebuilding/replacing transmissions, or rebuilding drive trains, carburetors, differentials, pumps and gear boxes.   Inspects, tests and repairs engine components and systems, such as ignition systems, computerized engine controls, electronic fuel injection systems, steering systems, electrical systems, suspension systems, hydraulic systems, brake systems, drive train systems, engine cooling systems, fuel systems, charging systems, starting systems, exhaust systems, emission systems, inflatable restraint systems, heating/air conditioning systems, power windows, lighting systems, or horns.   Performs routine and preventive maintenance on vehicles and equipment, which may include pumping fuel into vehicles, checking/replacing fluid levels, draining/replacing oil, changing/replacing filters, lubricating mechanical parts, rotating tires, replacing tires/belts/hoses, checking batteries, greasing equipment, flushing radiators, and performing tune-ups/alignments.   Performs welding work on vehicles/equipment, which may include welding metal components, constructing or fabricating parts, or adapting existing parts when appropriate parts are unavailable.   Operates a variety of machinery, equipment, and tools associated with repairing, maintaining and testing equipment and vehicles, which may include a motor vehicle, vehicle lift, scanning tools, diagnostic analyzer, tire changer, tire balancer, battery charger, hydraulic jack, air compressor, pressure washer, generator, air conditioner recycling/recharging station, welder, torch, soldering iron, brake lathe, drill press, hydraulic press, grinder, gauges, meters, mechanic tools, and diagnostic instruments.   Tests vehicles, machinery, equipment, and parts for proper operations.   Performs general cleaning/maintenance tasks necessary to keep tools/equipment in operable condition, which may include inspecting equipment, checking/replacing fluids, greasing equipment, washing/cleaning vehicles and equipment, and cleaning shop/work areas; monitors equipment operations to maintain efficiency and safety; reports faulty equipment.   Ensures availability of parts, tools, or supplies needed to operate/maintain vehicles/equipment; initiates orders for additional or replacement items; reviews incoming orders to ensure accuracy and completeness.   Follows safety procedures, utilizes safety equipment, and monitors work environment to ensure safety of employees and other individuals; reports accidents and incidents.   Maintains logs, service records, warranty records, and other documentation.   Prepares or completes various forms, reports, correspondence, work orders, training reports, or other documents.   Receives various forms, reports, correspondence, work orders, work request forms, preventive maintenance checklists, invoices, safety newsletters, publications, technical manuals, electrical diagrams, reference materials, or other documentation; reviews, completes, processes, forwards or retains as appropriate.   Operates a computer to retrieve, review, enter, or modify data; utilizes database, diagnostic or other software programs.   Communicates via telephone and/or two-way radio; provides information and assistance; takes and relays messages; responds to requests for service or assistance.   Communicates with supervisor, co-workers, employees, other departments, customers, the public, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems.   Maintains an awareness of new trends and advances in the profession; reads professional literature; attends workshops and training sessions as appropriate.     ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS   Conducts various errands as needed, which may include picking up or delivering vehicles, parts, or supplies.   Provides assistance or coverage to other employees as needed.   Performs other related duties as required.   Minimum Qualifications   MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS   High school diploma or equivalent; supplemented by vocational/technical training in automotive mechanics automotive mechanics or medium/heavy truck mechanics and one (1) year previous experience and/or training involving automotive electronics, automotive repair/maintenance, and welding/fabrication. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida Commercial Driver's License (CDL) including appropriate endorsement(s) or may be hired as a Trainee and must obtain within six months of hire date.   PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS ASE Certified Experience with diesel engines, airbrakes, heavy equipment, hydraulics, solid waste trucks, and fire apparatus.   Supplemental Information COMMUNICATION COMPETENCIES Effectively communicates with supervisor, employees, other departments, contractors, engineers, companies, vendors, outside agencies, the public, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems. Accurately and expeditiously receives and delivers messages and information to the appropriate individuals.   Ability to prepare accurate and thorough written records and reports.   Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions and to complete assigned tasks with minimal supervisory direction.   Ability to understand and quickly and accurately follow brief oral and written instructions on moderately complex matters. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES   Knowledge of automotive and diesel/truck mechanics Ability to perform general mechanical repair, maintenance, and preventive maintenance work Ability to perform welding work on vehicles/equipment Ability to operate a variety of machinery, equipment, and tools associated with repairing, maintaining and testing equipment and vehicles Ability to communicate effectively with supervisors, co-workers, employees, other departments, customers, and the general public Ability to tests vehicles, machinery, equipment, and parts for proper operations Ability to use scan tools and computerized diagnostic software PHYSICAL & SENSORY REQUIREMENTS / ENVIRONMENT FACTORS   Physical Ability :  Tasks require the regular and, at times, sustained performance of moderately physically demanding work, typically involving some combination of climbing and balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and crawling, and that may involve the lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling of moderately heavy objects and materials (50 pounds).   Sensory Requirements : Tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate colors or shades of colors, sounds, odor, depth, texture, and visual cues or signals.  Some tasks require the ability to communicate orally.   Environmental Factors :  Performance of essential functions may require exposure to adverse environmental conditions, such as dirt, dust, pollen, odors, wetness, humidity, rain, fumes, temperature and noise extremes, bright/dim light, machinery, vibrations, electric currents, traffic hazards, toxic agents, disease, or pathogenic substances.     The City of Boynton Beach, Florida, is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S. C. 12101 et. seq.), the City of Boynton Beach will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.  The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.    A review of this position has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties.  All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements are subject to possible modifications to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.  To perform this job successfully, the incumbent(s) will possess the abilities and aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently.  Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat of significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others.  Requirements are representative of the minimum level of knowledge, skills, and ability.  
City of Boynton Beach, FL Boynton Beach, Florida, United States
Aug 02, 2018
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.   Reviews work requirements, status of work, and problems; assists with complex or problem situations; provides direction, advice, and technical expertise.   Consults with division managers, director and other officials as needed to review activities, provide recommendations, resolve problems, and receive advice/direction.   Coordinates work activities with those of other departments, contractors, consultants, outside agencies, or others as needed. Ensures close cooperation with the ITS Department to ensure that all control systems meet appropriate standards.   Reviews, permits, and inspects new construction; reviews plans for improvement projects; manages construction projects; and prepares project construction schedules under the supervision of Senior Engineers or City Engineer.   Coordinates procurement of equipment and contracted services; researches new products, systems, and materials; obtains pricing from contractors and suppliers; prepares specifications for materials, equipment, and services; writes, prepares, and reviews bid documents/specifications; recommends award of contracts; ensures contract compliance for all contracts and specifications.   Compiles or monitors various administrative and statistical data pertaining to departmental operations; performs research as needed; makes applicable calculations; analyzes data and identifies trends; prepares or generates reports; maintains records.   Prepares or completes various forms, reports, correspondence, plant operational reports, regulatory reports, change orders, specifications, permit applications, budget documents, performance appraisals, agenda items, or other documents.   Receives various forms, reports, correspondence, requisitions, purchase orders, invoices, budget reports, equipment submittals, payroll sheets, vehicle maintenance requests, accident reports, operations reports, regulatory reports, production reports, quality analysis reports, engineering reports, contract documents, construction documents, engineering plans, electrical drawings, blueprints, specifications, master plans, comprehensive plans, union agreements, codes, regulations, standards, manuals, maps, reference materials, or other documentation; reviews, completes, processes, forwards or retains as appropriate.   Responds to complaints and questions related to department operations; provides information, researches problems, and initiates problem resolution.   Attends City commission meetings or other meetings; serves on committees as needed; presents information and presentations to community and other outside customer groups.   Maintains a current knowledge of applicable laws/regulations; maintains an awareness of new trends and advances in the profession; reads professional literature; maintains professional affiliations; attends workshops and training sessions as appropriate.   Performs other related duties as required.   Utility Civil and Environmental Engineers perform the following functions:   Assists in design, permitting and construction of water, wastewater, reuse and stormwater facilities and infrastructure.   Utilizes hydraulic and hydrology computer models to develop simulations and scenarios for operational optimization and project design.   Works with the senior staff and the regulatory agencies to develop and obtain required permits.   Assists in design, permitting and construction of stormwater facilities and infrastructure.   Coordinate and monitors utility inspection and locations staff activities   Utility Electrical and Control Systems Engineers perform the following functions:   Assists with the selection of control hardware and software to ensure adherence to the City's overall asset management strategy.   Directs the installation of control equipment either as part of a major project or as manager of a control project.   Develops and maintains control system standards such as Tag Naming, HMI Screen definition, Alarming, and the collection of online measurement data in a central Historian.   Programs PLC's and SCADA systems both within the plant and at all remote pumping, storage or other utility systems, and maintains up to date copies and/or records of all control algorithms and programs.   Trains both the electrical and instrument & control maintenance staff in the installation, calibration and planned maintenance of all online control equipment.   Ensures that all control systems are providing and/or receiving all appropriate information from other elements of the asset management system, in particular the computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) and the laboratory information management system (LIMS).   Ensures departmental compliance with all applicable codes, laws, rules, regulations, standards, policies and procedures; ensures adherence to established safety procedures; initiates any actions necessary to correct deviations or violations.   Public Works Engineers perform the following functions:   Reviews and approves site development plans  to ensure they are in compliance with City Standards   Assists in the design, permitting and construction of parks, roadway and city owned infrastructure.   Assists in the design and installation of traffic control devices including signs, signals and roadway features   Assists in the design, plan review, bidding and construction of City facilities.     Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS   Bachelor's degree in electrical, or civil engineering, or closely related field; Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver's license.    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS   Two (2) years of experience in electrical or civil engineering, or closely related field, specifically pertaining to Utilities or Public works.   Supplemental Information KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES   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 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.     CAREER PATH ADVANCEMENT REQUIREMENTS   The follow requirements must be met to advance to Staff Engineer:     Possession of the Professional Engineering (PE) Certificate; Four (4) years of experience in electrical or civil engineering, or closely related field, specifically pertaining to utilities or public works. One (1) year of supervisory experience in the realm of Utilities, Public Works or electrical engineering, or closely related field. Recommendation from the Department Director. Must be reviewed by the Director of Human Resources and Risk Management and approved by the City Manager.
City of Boynton Beach, FL Boynton Beach, Florida, United States
Aug 02, 2018
Temporary
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. 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   Effectively communicates with supervisor, employees, other departments, contractors, and engineers, utility companies, vendors, outside agencies, the public, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems.   Accurately and expeditiously receives and delivers messages and information to the appropriate individuals.   Ability to prepare accurate and thorough written records and reports.   Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions and to complete assigned tasks with minimal supervisory direction.   Ability to understand and quickly and accurately follow brief oral and written instructions on moderately complex matters.   Ability to establish and maintain harmonious relationships with Supervisor, customers, other employees, other departments, other governmental and regulatory agencies, and the general public as needed.   Minimum Qualifications High school diploma or equivalent; and 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 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. 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.    
City of Boynton Beach, FL Boynton Beach, Florida, United States
Aug 02, 2018
Temporary
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. 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   Effectively communicates with supervisor, employees, other departments, contractors, and engineers, utility companies, vendors, outside agencies, the public, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems.   Accurately and expeditiously receives and delivers messages and information to the appropriate individuals.   Ability to prepare accurate and thorough written records and reports.   Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions and to complete assigned tasks with minimal supervisory direction.   Ability to understand and quickly and accurately follow brief oral and written instructions on moderately complex matters.   Ability to establish and maintain harmonious relationships with Supervisor, customers, other employees, other departments, other governmental and regulatory agencies, and the general public as needed.   Minimum Qualifications High school diploma or equivalent; and 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 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. 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.
City of Boynton Beach, FL Boynton Beach, Florida, United States
Aug 02, 2018
Temporary
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. This is a part-time, temporary position. Acquiring Position:  Inspector/Plans Examiner II or above preferred. Inspector/Plans Examiner I  - Inspector or Plans Examiner in one (1) of the following disciplines: Plumbing; Mechanical; Structural; Electrical, 1-2 Family.  Grade 18 - Hourly $22.5798 - $33.08701  Inspector/Plans Examiner II  -Inspector and Plans Examiner in one (1) of the following disciplines: Plumbing; Mechanical; Structural; Electrical, 1-2 Family.  Grade 20 - Hourly $24.0918 - $36.1377 Inspector/Plans Examiner III  - Inspector and Plans Examiner in any combination of two (2) of the following disciplines: Plumbing; Mechanical; Structural; Electrical, 1-2 Family.  Grade 22 - Hourly $25.6037 - $38.4059 Inspector/Plans Examiner IV  - Inspector and Plans Examiner in any combination of three (3) of the following disciplines: Plumbing; Mechanical; Structural; Electrical, 1-2 Family.  Grade 24 Hourly - $27.1163 - $40.6742 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 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.   Minimum Qualifications High school diploma or equivalent; and 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 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. 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.