City of Boynton Beach

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

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

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9 job(s) at City of Boynton Beach

City of Boynton Beach, FL Boynton Beach, Florida, United States
Dec 09, 2019
Full Time
Purpose of Classification The purpose of this classification is to answer multiple telephone lines, to communicate effectively with persons requesting emergency and non-emergency police, fire, or EMS assistance, to clearly relay information for dispatch or transfer calls appropriately, and to maintain logs and records of communications activities. Essential Functions The following duties and functions, as outlined herein, are intended to be representative of the type of tasks performed within this classification.  They are not listed in any order of importance.  The omission of specific statements of the duties or functions does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification.  Other duties may be required and assigned. Performs multiple tasks simultaneously; takes appropriate action when presented with a routine call or a stressful life/death situation; remains calm under all circumstances. Answers incoming telephone calls; receives and transmits information, complaints, and requests for assistance. Communicates effectively and coherently over law enforcement, fire, rescue, and EMS radio channels; obtains necessary information and dispatches patrol cars, detectives, rescue squads, wreckers, and fire trucks; requests ambulances as needed; conducts investigations on some calls; assigns case numbers to calls. Maintains conversation with caller to obtain/verify pertinent information and to comfort them until assistance arrives; gives emergency medical pre-arrival instructions and CPR assistance over the telephone; interacts with highly emotional people who are experiencing death, illness, domestic abuse, child abuse, mental illness, suicide, natural disasters, etc. Operates teletype NCIC/FCIC and Palms; enters and retrieves information from computer; modifies, locates, maintains, saves, and/or clears files and records within database. Operates radios; monitors radio channels. Provides information and addresses to the public and police as requested; maintains information on pursuits; knows location of units at all times. Updates City and County locations and phone numbers. Maintains logs and records of radio activities, police actions, and calls taken by Fire Department; prepares and files a variety of reports. Notifies appropriate personnel and/or supervisor of critical situations, weather related information, and problems with communications or computer equipment. Attends training courses as offered by the department or as required by law to maintain applicable certifications, remain informed of departmental operations, and to promote improved job performance. Cooperates with federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies and their officers or representatives when activities are related to investigations with City jurisdiction. Additional Functions Takes and relays messages to officers and firefighters, other divisions, or local agencies; disseminates information to various departments and divisions. Maintains cleanliness of work area; restocks supplies. Performs other related duties as required. COMMUNICATION COMPETENCIES   Effectively communicates with supervisor, employees, other departments, contractors, companies, vendors, outside agencies, the public, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems. Accurately and expeditiously receives and delivers messages and information to the appropriate individuals.   Ability to prepare accurate and thorough written records and reports.   Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions and to complete assigned tasks with minimal supervisory direction.   Ability to understand and quickly and accurately follow brief oral and written instructions on moderately complex matters.   Ability to effectively communicate with co-workers, management, Police Officers, Firefighters, Paramedics and the general public.   Minimum Qualifications High school diploma or equivalent; supplemented by little or no previous experience or training involving dispatching. Must be able to obtain certification as an Emergency Medical Dispatcher (EMD), and become certified by the Florida and National Crime Information Center (FCIC/NCIC) within six months of employment in addition to basic Telecommunicator training.  Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver's license. In accordance with FSS 401.465, effective October 1, 2012, all Communications Dispatchers must possess and maintain State of Florida 911 Public Safety Telecommunicator Certification, except new position incumbents in this classification.  New position incumbents work under the direct supervision of a certified 911 Public Safety Telecommunicator until they achieve certification. Certification must be done within one (1) year of employment. All specified requirements under FSS 401.465 must be met to be eligible for certification, and must maintain the certification thereafter. The Boynton Beach public Safety / 911 Training Curriculum has been approved as a 911 Public Safety Telecommunicator Training Program by the Florida Department of Health. All 911 Employees, that provide training, are certified through the Association of Professional Communications (APCO) and the Florida Department of Health. Supplemental Information KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES   Knowledge of the rules and regulations governing emergency communications.   Knowledge of the National and Florida Crime Center's Systems, procedures, and methods of accessing and inputting data.   Knowledge of City and Department rules, regulations, policies and procedures.   Knowledge of police/fire methodology and terminology.   Knowledge of the geographical features of the City.   Skilled at paying attention to minute detail in the performance of job duties.   Ability to achieve a high level of compliance in the performance of duties.   Ability to deal courteously and fairly when engaged in any activity with the public.   Demonstrated ability to achieve a high level of compliance in the performance of duties. . Ability to establish and maintain harmonious working relationships with other co-workers, supervisors, other departments, Police Officers, Firefighters, Paramedics, other governmental and regulatory agencies and the general public.   Ability to effectively and clearly communicate both orally and in writing.   Ability to function and remain calm in a high stress environment. PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS / ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS   Physical Ability :  Tasks require the ability to exert light physical effort in sedentary to light work, but which may involve some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of light weight (up to 10 pounds). Tasks may involve extended periods of time at a keyboard or work station.   Sensory Requirements : Some tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate sounds and visual cues or signals.  Some tasks require the ability to communicate orally.   Environmental Factors : Essential functions are regularly performed without exposure to adverse environmental conditions.     The City of Boynton Beach, Florida, is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S. C. 12101 et. seq.), the City of Boynton Beach will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.  The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.    A review of this position has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties.  All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements are subject to possible modifications to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.  To perform this job successfully, the incumbent(s) will possess the abilities and aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently.  Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat of significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others.  Requirements are representative of the minimum level of knowledge, skills, and ability.  
City of Boynton Beach, FL Boynton Beach, Florida, United States
Dec 09, 2019
Full Time
Purpose of Classification The purpose of this classification is to order and issue City vehicle parts, order and issue all city uniforms, pick-up, barcode, track, and dispose of all City record storage, and maintain Warehouse. 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.   Greets customers, processes vehicle and equipment part orders, , orders PM parts    Interacts with Senior and Fleet Mechanics to determine priorities with part deliveries.   Interact with the Fleet, contracted vendors and purchasing to process outside parts orders, follow up on parts ordered,   Orders parts and follows up on parts ordered   Conducts maintenance of the Warehouse. Conducts weekly inventories of Warehouse.  Pulls Warehouse orders.   Schedules the mounting of tires and servicing.   Maintain vehicle counter sheets for mechanics orders.   Orders and issues all of city uniforms.  Keeps track of all city uniforms through excel.   Enters vehicle invoices for payment and processes Warehouse issues.   Communicates with outside vendors with new items, backorders, and delivery problems.   Communicates with outside vendors with new items, backorders, and delivery problems.   Receives merchandise.  Checks in special orders.  Unloads trucks.       Sets pickups, labels, tracks, inventories and disposes of all City record storage.   Trains and researches new vehicle parts related to the fleet industry.   Operates telephone.   Provides customer service to City departments.   Orders tires and maintains tire room.   Checks and maintains inventory for bulk hydraulic and motor oil   Scans all fleet orders and invoices into Laserfiche   Maintains a clean and organized warehouse     ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS   Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications High School Diploma or equivalent.  A minimum of one (1) year of experience involving the ordering of fleet parts or working in an automotive fleet shop.   Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver's license.         PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS   Certification to operate a forklift.   ASE Service Advisor Certification. Supplemental Information COMMUNICATION COMPETENCIES   Effectively communicates with supervisor, employees, other departments, contractors, engineers, companies, vendors, outside agencies, the public, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems.   Accurately and expeditiously receives and delivers messages and information to the appropriate individuals.   Ability to prepare accurate and thorough written records and reports.   Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions and to complete assigned tasks with minimal supervisory direction.   Ability to understand and quickly and accurately follow brief oral and written instructions on moderately complex matters.   Ability to effectively communicate with co-workers, management and the general public.     KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs)   Considerable knowledge of warehousing methods in diversified commodities.   Considerable knowledge of the City's inventory system.   Considerable knowledge of a wide range of commodities frequently used by the City.   Considerable knowledge in using Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel.   Considerable knowledge in the City's purchasing guidelines.   Considerable knowledge in maintaining record storage.   Considerable knowledge in establishing invoice payments and obtaining credits.   Considerable knowledge in Fleet vehicle and parts.   Skill in operation of a desktop computer.   Skill in operating a forklift and other warehouse equipment.   Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with the City's staff and vendors.   Ability to prepare correspondence and reports.
City of Boynton Beach, FL Boynton Beach, Florida, United States
Dec 06, 2019
Full Time
Purpose of Classification The purpose of this classification is to direct activities, operations, and projects assigned by the City Manager with oversight emphasis on: Finance, City Clerk, Information Technology, Library, Public Art, Grants and ADA Coordination.  The position may also serve as City Manager in his/her absence.   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 providing regular performance feedback. Coordinates work activities of assigned divisions/departments; organizes and prioritizes projects and workload; makes work assignments; monitors status of work in progress and inspects completed work; 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. Ensures 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 City Manager and other officials as needed to review division/department activities, provide recommendations/technical expertise, resolve problems, or receive advice/direction; advises City Manager on administrative details relating to daily functions of city government; plans, enacts, and monitors special programs/activities as directed by City Manager; assists City Manager with certain assigned duties. Coordinates division/department activities with those of other divisions, departments, consultants, outside agencies, or others as needed; participates with departments in accomplishment of activities necessary for city operations; acts as technical advisor to other agencies/departments. Performs the duties of City Manager in absence of City Manager and upon designation by City Manager. Provides oversight and guidance on Strategic Planning activities for responsible departments.  Communicates and coordinates with departments to ensure targets are being met.   Manages a variety of special projects, programmatic, and community outreach initiatives.  Serves on a variety of task forces, boards, and other collaborative teams.    Serves as team leader to assigned departmental operations; establishes goals for the division team and for individual departments; assists departments in meeting operational objectives; promotes team and professional development. Performs administrative functions associated with department/division operations;  reviews administrative policy manual; reviews/revises procedures to implement changes and improvements; makes suggestions to improve operational procedures; develops methods/strategies to meet program goals/objectives consistent with county, state, federal, and professional standards and/or needs of service population; monitors, allocates, and schedules resources to ensure accomplishment of program goals. Assists with preparation of 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; reviews budget transfers/amendments for justification, fiscal impact, and conformance with applicable policies/procedures. Assists with preparation of agenda and support materials for City Commission meetings; serves on committees as needed; attends board meetings, committee meetings, or other meetings; gives speeches or presentations. Documents all rights/obligations of the city and contractor/grantor to avoid misunderstandings regarding contractual activity; reviews contracts/grants to ensure compliance with established policies; amends/reconstructs contracts to comply with services needed. 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, logs, worksheets, graphs, tables, budget documents, grant applications, newsletter articles, press releases, policies, procedures, or other documents. Receives various forms, reports, correspondence, budget documents, policies, procedures, manuals, reference materials, or other documentation; reviews, completes, processes, forwards or retains as appropriate. Operates a computer to enter, retrieve, review or modify data; utilizes word processing, spreadsheet, desktop publishing, or other software programs. Attends work groups at public meetings, hearings, conferences, committee meetings, and board meetings as required. Communicates with City Manager, city officials, employees, other departments, consultants, regulatory agencies, vendors, community organizations, outside agencies, the public, the media, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, resolve problems, or give/receive advice/direction. Troubleshoots problem situations; responds to complaints and questions; identifies irregularities and potential problems before they become crucial; researches variables and alternatives before making decisions; makes appropriate, unpopular, or difficult decisions in changing situations or under pressure. Provides information and education to schools, civic groups, business organizations, the media, and members of the community; gives speeches and presentations; prepares/distributes informational materials; coordinates various public ceremonies, dedications, and special events and conducts tours as necessary. Maintains a comprehensive, current knowledge of applicable laws/regulations; maintains an awareness of new procedures, technologies, trends, and advances in the profession; reads professional literature; maintains professional affiliations; attends workshops and training sessions as appropriate. Responds to requests for information from the public and media representatives by assuring that current information on city activities is easily available and accessible. Writes grants to obtain funding for special projects. Performs other related duties as required. COMPETENCIES Demonstrated ability to promote the development and performance of staff through effective delegation, direction, support, and feedback; facilitating teamwork and creating a work environment that encourages responsibility and decision-making at all levels of the organization. Demonstrated ability to build cooperation and consensus among and within diverse groups; valuing and fostering diversity throughout the organization and community. Demonstrated understanding of service delivery management including functional and operational planning; determining citizen needs and providing responsive requests to the community. Demonstrated understanding of strategic leadership including initiative, calculated risk-taking, vision, creativity, and innovation; understanding of information technology and ensuring appropriate incorporation in plans to improve service delivery, information sharing, organizational communication, and citizen access. Demonstrated commitment to foster the values and integrity of representative government and local democracy through action and example; promoting active citizen involvement in local governance. Demonstrated understanding of budgeting; assessing short and long term financial impacts, program/service cost-effectiveness, and considering alternative strategies. Demonstrated ability to exchange verbal and nonverbal messages with others in a way that demonstrates respect for the individual and furthers organizational and community objectives; effectively conveying ideas and information to others. Demonstrated fairness, honesty, ethical, and legal awareness in personal and professional relationships and fostering integrity throughout the organization. Minimum Qualifications Bachelor degree from an accredited college or university in Public Administration, Public Relations, Political Science, Business Administration, Finance or closely related field.  Six (6) years of experience in public administration with exposure to municipal government operations, public relations, public finance administration, and budgeting.  Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver's license.   PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Master degree from an accredited college or university in Public Administration, Business Administration, or closely-related field. Supplemental Information PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS / ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS   Physical Ability :  Tasks require the ability to exert light physical effort in sedentary to light work, but which may involve some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of light weight (10 pounds). Tasks may involve extended periods of time at a keyboard or work station.   Sensory Requirements : Some tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate sound and visual cues or signals.  Tasks require the ability to communicate orally.   Environmental Factors : Essential functions are regularly performed without exposure to adverse environmental conditions.   The City of Boynton Beach, Florida, is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S. C. 12101 et. seq.), the City of Boynton Beach will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.  The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.    A review of this position has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties.  All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements are subject to possible modifications to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.  To perform this job successfully, the incumbent(s) will possess the abilities and aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently.  Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat of significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others.  Requirements are representative of the minimum level of knowledge, skills, and ability.  
City of Boynton Beach, FL Boynton Beach, Florida, United States
Dec 04, 2019
Full Time
Purpose of Classification The purpose of this classification is to coordinate residential aspects of the city's community redevelopment efforts by administering federal, state, and local funding received/allocated by the city for this purpose.   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.   Manages, directs, and evaluates assigned staff, processing employee concerns and problems, directing work, counseling, disciplining, and completing employee performance appraisals.   Coordinates daily work activities; organizes, prioritizes, and assigns work; monitors status of work in progress and inspects completed work; consults with assigned staff, assists with complex/problem situations, and provides technical expertise.   Ensures departmental compliance with all applicable codes, laws, rules, regulations, standards, policies and procedures; initiates any actions necessary to correct deviations or violations.   Assists Director of Development in implementing long range community strategies.   Prepares and administers budget for the division; reconciles expenditures; approves bills for payment.   Develops and implements long and short term plans, projections, and goals for the division.   Evaluates program proposals; determines whether a proposal is economically feasible, will help sustain the community, meets national objectives of the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), and meets priorities established in the city's Consolidated Plan.   Develops and administers programs; write plans and strategies; coordinates program activities with federal/state agencies; generates and submits reports to outside agencies; coordinates and administers Downtown Facade Program.   Administers federal and state grants; prepares grant applications; prepares public notices of funding.   Acts as the community liaison for residents in need of services.   Expands/coordinates opportunities for the public to request information and participate in eligible housing assistance programs.   Determines eligibility for redevelopment funding; determines worthiness of property; determines economic feasibility of rehabilitating a dwelling or assisting an applicant with dwelling purchase.   Negotiates land acquisitions.   Prepares loan applications and submits to lenders; prepares loan documentation; calculates loans, interest, debt ratios, and mortgage payments.   Reviews and approves specifications.   Prepares agenda recommendations for presentation to city commissioners.   Makes recommendations to assist in planning redevelopment needs.   Prepares or completes various forms, reports, correspondence, annual HUD reports, annual SHIP reports, annual action plans, case approval recommendations, payment requests, performance appraisals, or other documents.   Receives various forms, reports, correspondence, budget reports, program funds, program rules/guidelines, policies, regulations, manuals, reference materials, or other documentation; reviews, completes, processes, forwards or retains as appropriate.   Operates a computer to enter, retrieve, review or modify data; utilizes word processing, spreadsheet, database, or other software programs.   Answers the telephone; provides information, guidance and assistance; takes and relays messages or directs calls to appropriate personnel; returns calls as necessary.   Communicates with director, employees, volunteers, other departments, city officials, social service agencies, government agencies, banks/financial institutions, applicants, non-profit organizations, community leaders, the public, the media, outside organizations, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems.   Provides education and information to the community; gives speeches and presentations; prepares/distributes educational materials; coordinates community participation in programs.   Attends meetings; serves on committees as needed; makes 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 clerical tasks, which may include assisting citizens visiting the office, disseminating information to the public, copying documents, or filing documents.   Provides assistance or coverage to other employees as needed.   Performs other related duties as required.   Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree; supplemented by three (3) years previous experience which includes, Mortgage Lending, Retail Banking, Real Estate Contracts/Agreement, Fair Housing Regulations, Property Acquisition, Housing Rehabilitation and experience in accessing and administering State and Federal Housing Grants. Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license. Supplemental Information COMMUNICATION COMPETENCIES   The ability to clearly communicate Department and City Goals, Policies, Strategic Plans and other key information to employees and peers using multiple communication platforms including e-mail and social media.   Effectively communicates with supervisor, employees, other departments, contractors, engineers, utility companies, vendors, outside agencies, the public, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems.   Accurately and expeditiously receives and delivers messages and information to the appropriate individuals.   Ability to prepare accurate and thorough written records and reports.   Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions and to complete assigned tasks with minimal direction.   Ability to understand and quickly and accurately follow brief oral and written instructions on moderately complex matters.   Ability to establish and maintain harmonious relationships with supervisors, customers, other employees, other departments, other governmental and regulatory agencies, and the general public as needed.   KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES   Comprehensive knowledge of Federal, State and local laws, codes, rules, regulations, specifications, standards, policies and procedures related to the processing and issuing of applications including, but not limited to, State Housing Initiative Partnership (SHIP) and Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)   Knowledge of the appropriate reports and documents to prepare for the City's affordable housing programs.   Knowledge of the City's budget process and the ability to monitor expenditures and revenue in compliance with the approved budget.   Knowledge of and the ability to draft City Commission agenda items.   Skilled at creating, organizing, and maintaining records and filing systems for the department.   Ability to accurately prepare reports and documents related to the City's affordable housing programs.   Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.   Ability to professionally interact with other City employees, legal staff, advisory board members, court officials, businesses, state agencies, and the general public.   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 directives and to complete by given deadlines.   Ability to understand accurately follow brief oral and written instructions on complex matters. PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS / ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS   Physical Ability : Work tasks require the ability to exert light physical effort in sedentary light work, 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 often require the ability to communicate orally, and may require the ability to perceive and discriminate visual cues, signals, textures and colors.   Environmental Factors : Performance of essential functions may require exposure to adverse environmental conditions, such as odors, wetness, humidity, fumes, temperature, noise extremes, and traffic hazards.     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
Dec 04, 2019
Full Time
Purpose of Classification Utilities Maintenance Mechanic:  The purpose of this classification is to delineate the job requirements for individuals who repair and maintain mechanical machinery/equipment at lift stations, water treatment plants, well fields, ground storage facilities, elevated water tank, and related facilities. Utilities Maintenance Mechanic Senior:  The purpose of this classification is to delineate the job requirements for individuals who lead a team of workers in the repair and maintenance of mechanical machinery/equipment at lift stations, water treatment plants, well fields, ground storage facilities, elevated water tank, and related facilities. Starting salary is based on level:   Utilities Maintenance Mechanic - $19.55 Utilities Maintenance Mechanic Senior - $22.70 Essential Functions The following duties and functions, as outlined herein, are intended to be representative of the type of tasks performed within this classification.  They are not listed in any order of importance.  The omission of specific statements of the duties or functions does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification.  Other duties may be required and assigned. Utilities Maintenance Mechanic:  Inspects, troubleshoots, and performs mechanical repair/maintenance on lift stations and water treatment plants' machinery/equipment, wet wells, pump station control panels, telemetry,  well fields, ground storage facilities, elevated water tanks, and related facilities; installs new systems, upgrades existing systems, and replaces old equipment; performs preventive maintenance and minor welding; and preventive maintenance work to maximize efficiency of equipment; tests machinery, equipment and parts for proper operations; and reports problem situations.   Diagnoses, installs, disassembles, maintains, and repairs lift station and plant equipment, which may include submersible and dry pumps, engines, drives, motors, generators, controls, tanks, chemical feed piping, concentrators, jets, media filters, control valves, hydraulic valves, control panels, air release valves, filter sweeps, lime slakers, silos, shakers, slurry/splitter boxes, polymer systems, phosphate systems, sonar level controllers, gear cases, sludge dryers, conveyor belts, agitators, thickeners, mixers, compressors, oilers, dryers, blowers, membrane systems, softening systems, degasifiers, odor control systems, vacuum systems, vacuum regulators, alarm systems, injectors, switch gears, and other machinery.   Receives and safely performs various work orders for repair/maintenance tasks, which may include oiling/greasing/lubricating machinery, rebuilding/aligning motors/pumps, rebuilding gear boxes, cutting/fitting pipes, repairing/replacing valves, repairing chemical lines,  replacing mechanical parts, checking containment areas, , checking generators, exercising valves, locking out defective equipment, acidizing wells with sulfamil pellets, disinfecting wells, cleaning raw water lines, performing raw water well and lift station drawdowns, welding/fabricating and assembling metal parts and components, cleaning tanks and wetwells, resetting timers for automatic lights, calibrating machinery, digging holes/ditches, or lifting/moving heavy materials; transports, loads and unloads various equipment and materials used in projects.   Operates a variety of machinery, equipment, and tools associated with work activities, which may include a forklift, air compressor, pressure washer, generator, pump, confined space hoist, gas detector, welder, cutting torch, drill press, drill, saw, grinder, meters, gauges, self-contained breathing apparatus, ladder, carpentry tools, electrician tools, pipefitting tools, mechanic tools, calibration equipment, laser alignment systems and diagnostic instruments.   Performs general cleaning/maintenance tasks necessary to keep buildings, machinery, equipment, and tools in operable condition, which may include inspecting equipment, checking/replacing fluids, greasing equipment, replacing parts, washing/cleaning equipment, pressure washing machinery and facilities, painting buildings and machinery, and cleaning shop/work areas; monitors equipment operations to maintain efficiency and safety; reports faulty equipment.   Follows safety procedures, utilizes safety equipment, and monitors work environment to ensure safety of employees and other individuals.   Assists in monitoring inventory levels of parts, equipment, tools, or supplies to ensure adequate supply of materials; stocks shelves with incoming deliveries.   Reads and interprets architectural/engineering drawings, electrical, mechanical drawings, technical manuals, plans, and instructions.   Receives and interprets various forms, reports, correspondence, work orders, daily work reports, confined space entry sheets, warehouse order sheets, material safety data sheets, architectural drawings, electrical drawings, maps, manuals, reference materials, or other documentation; reviews, completes, processes, forwards or retains as appropriate.   Monitors Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) and telemetry systems. Receives, evaluates, troubleshoots, and responds to lift stations, water plants, ground storage tanks, elevated water tanks, and well field alarms.   Operates a computer to enter, retrieve, review or modify Asset Management and GIS data; utilizes computer programs to monitor lift station and plant operations and diagnose/troubleshoot problems.   Communicates via telephone computer e-mail and/or two-way radio; provides information and assistance; takes and relays messages; responds to requests for service or assistance.   Communicates with supervisor, employees, other divisions, other departments, contractors, the public, and other individuals as needed, to coordinate safe work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems.   Reads professional literature; attends workshops and training sessions as appropriate to keep abreast of new procedures, trends, and advances in the profession.   Provides assistance or coverage to other employees including on call and overtime, as needed.   Performs other related duties as required. Utilities Maintenance Mechanic Senior:  Leads a team of mechanics involved in safely repairing/maintaining lift station, wellfield and water treatment plant machinery and equipment. Provides direction, guidance, training, and assistance to employees; develops work schedules and makes work assignments; monitors status of work in progress; inspects completed work.   Assists supervisor  in coordinating and monitoring safe work activities with those of other divisions, departments, contractors, or others as needed; consults with supervisor to review work activities, status of work, and problems; makes suggestions to management for improvement of productivity; maintains records of work activities.   Monitors the Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) and telemetry systems. Receives, evaluates, troubleshoots, and coordinates response to lift stations, water plants, ground storage tanks, elevated water tanks, and well field alarms. Generates, evaluates, and responds to reports from the SCADA systems.   Receives and ensures the successful, safe completion of work orders generated by the City's maintenance management system.   Operates a computer to enter, retrieve, review or modify Asset management and GIS data; maintains logs/records of test results, assorted meter/gauge readings, chemical applications and other data.     Inspects, troubleshoots, and performs mechanical repair/maintenance on lift stations and water treatment plants machinery/equipment, wet wells, pump station control panels, telemetry,  well fields, ground storage facilities, elevated water tank, and related facilities; installs new systems, upgrades existing systems, and replaces old equipment; performs preventive maintenance and minor welding; schedules repairs and preventive maintenance work to maximize efficiency of equipment; tests machinery, equipment and parts for proper operations; reports problem situations.   Diagnoses, installs, disassembles, maintains, and repairs lift station and plant equipment, which may include submersible and dry pumps, engines, drives, motors, generators, controls, tanks, chemical feed piping, concentrators, jets, media filters, control valves, hydraulic valves, control panels, air release valves, filter sweeps, lime slakers, silos, shakers, slurry/splitter boxes, polymer system, phosphate system, OSG system, sonar level controllers, gear cases, sludge dryers, conveyor belts, agitators, thickeners, mixers, compressors, oilers, dryers, blowers, membrane systems, softening systems, degasifiers, vacuum systems, vacuum regulators, injectors, and other machinery.   Performs various repair/maintenance tasks to maintain operation efficiency and safety of buildings, machinery, equipment, and tools. These tasks may include inspecting equipment and reporting any defects,  oiling/greasing/lubricating machinery, pressure washing/cleaning equipment and facilities, painting buildings and machinery, rebuilding/aligning motors/pumps, rebuilding gear boxes, cutting/fitting pipes, repairing/replacing valves, repairing chemical lines, replacing mechanical parts, checking/ replacing fluids, checking containment areas, , checking generators, exercising valves, locking out defective equipment, acidizing wells with sulfamil pellets, disinfecting wells, cleaning raw water lines, performing raw water well and lift station drawdowns, welding/fabricating and assembling metal parts and components, cleaning tanks and wetwells, resetting timers for automatic lights, calibrating machinery, digging holes/ditches, or lifting/moving heavy materials; transports, loads and unloads various equipment and materials used in projects.   Operates a variety of machinery, equipment, and tools associated with work activities, which may include a crane, forklift, air compressor, pressure washer, generator, pump, confined space hoist, gas detector, welder, cutting torch, drill press, drill, saw, grinder, meters, gauges, self-contained breathing apparatus, ladder, carpentry tools, pipefitting tools, mechanic tools, calibration equipment, laser alignment systems and diagnostic instruments   Follows safety procedures, utilizes safety equipment, and monitors and promotes a safe work environment to ensure safety of employees and other individuals.   Monitors inventory levels of parts, equipment, tools, or supplies to ensure adequate supply of materials; initiates requests for new or replacement materials; stocks shelves with incoming deliveries.   Receives and reviews various architectural /engineering drawings/plans, maps, technical manuals and other related instructions, reference materials, material safety data sheets or other documentation. Forwards or retains as appropriate.   Completes or processes various forms, reports, correspondence, work orders, daily work reports, generator sheets, containment area sheets, confined space entry sheets, warehouse order sheets, drawdown reports, fuel reports, parts lists, overtime sheets, vacation requests, performance appraisal forms, or other documents. Forwards or retains as appropriate.   Communicates via telephone and/or two-way radio; provides information and assistance; takes and relays messages; responds to requests for service or assistance.   Communicates with supervisor, employees, other divisions, other departments, contractors, the public, and other individuals as needed, to coordinate safe work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems.   Reads professional literature; attends workshops and training sessions as appropriate to keep abreast of new procedures, trends, and advances in the profession. Provides assistance, direction, guidance, training and coverage to other employees as needed.   Performs on-call and overtime work as needed   Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications Utilities Maintenance Mechanic:  High school diploma or equivalent; supplemented by vocational/technical training in mechanical, piping, wastewater pumping systems and water treatment systems repair and maintenance; one (1) year of previous experience that includes repair and maintenance of wastewater pumping systems, water process/equipment, lime and/or membrane softening water treatment facilities, and mechanical and piping systems . Two (2) years of closely related mechanical and plumbing work experience in a non-water utilities industry will be evaluated and may be considered in substitution of water utilities industry experience.    Must possess a Wastewater C Certification or a Water Distribution Level 3 License. Must possess a valid Forklift Operator Certification or be able to obtain the certificate within six (6) months in position.  Must possess and maintain a valid State of Florida Class E driver's license or, if in possession of an equivalent license in another state, be able to obtain a Florida license within thirty (30) days in position.   An external candidate who is offered employment must agree to, and must successfully obtain, the following certifications and license within the stated deadline:   Florida Level C Wastewater Collection Operator Certification within six (6) months of employment; AND Forklift Operator certification within six (6) months of employment; AND either Water Distribution Level 3 License within twenty-eight (28) months of employment; OR Water Treatment Plant Operator C License within twenty-eight (28) months of employment.  Note: Licenses require completion of twelve (12) months of cross training in either water distribution or water treatment plus a passing test grade.   Failure to obtain these certifications/licenses within the designated time frame may result in a demotion or termination of employment. Utilities Maintenance Mechanic Senior:  High school diploma or equivalent; supplemented by vocational/technical training in mechanical, piping and water treatment system repair/maintenance; Must have a minimum of three (3) years of work experience within a Utility functional area in either Public Water Treatment/Wellfields or Lift Stations. The work experience combination must include a minimum of one (1) of year of work experience (in six month increments) within a non-assigned functional area (in Public Water Treatment/Wellfields or Lift Stations).  For existing employees at the time of implementing this classification, must have a minimum of six months (in three month increments) of work experience within a non-assigned functional area. Additional training may be required as deemed necessary and as available at a later date. Must have and maintain a valid Florida Level C Wastewater Collection Operator Certification and either a Florida Level III Water Distribution Operator License or a Water Treatment Plant Operator 1 License. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida Class B Commercial Driver's License (CDL). If in possession of an equivalent license in another state, must have the ability to obtain a Florida CDL license within thirty (30) days in position. Must possess a valid forklift certification. Must possess a valid certification to operate a crane or be able to obtain said certificate within sixty (60) days in position.   An external candidate who is offered employment must agree to, and must successfully obtain, the following certifications and license within the stated deadline:   Florida Level C Wastewater Collection Operator Certification within six (6) months of employment; AND Forklift Operator certification within six (6) months of employment; AND either Water Distribution Level 3 License within twenty-eight (28) months of employment; OR Water Treatment Plant Operator C License within twenty-eight (28) months of employment.  Note: Licenses require completion of twelve (12) months of cross training in either water distribution or water treatment plus a passing test grade.   Failure to obtain these certifications/licenses within the designated time frame may result in a demotion or termination of employment. Supplemental Information Communication Competencies Utilities Maintenance Mechanic:  Effectively communicates with supervisor, employees, other departments, contractors, engineers, utility companies, vendors, outside agencies, the public, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, and to resolve problems.   Accurately and expeditiously receives and delivers messages and information to the appropriate individuals.   Ability to prepare accurate and thorough written records and reports.   Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions and to complete assigned tasks with minimal supervisory direction.   Ability to understand and quickly and accurately follow brief oral and written instructions on moderately complex matters.   Ability to establish and maintain harmonious relationships with Supervisor, customers, other employees, other departments, other governmental and regulatory agencies, and the general public as needed. Utilities Maintenance Mechanic Senior: Effectively communicates with supervisor, employees, other departments, contractors, engineers, utility companies, vendors, outside agencies, the public, and other individuals as needed to coordinate safe work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems.   Accurately and expeditiously receives and delivers messages and information to the appropriate individuals.   Ability to prepare accurate and thorough written records and reports.   Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions and to complete assigned tasks with minimal supervisory direction.   Ability to understand and quickly and accurately follow brief oral and written instructions on moderately complex matters.   Ability to establish and maintain harmonious relationships with Supervisor, customers, other employees, other departments, other governmental and regulatory agencies, and the general public as needed. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Utilities Maintenance Mechanic:   Knowledge of various plant, wellfield and lift station equipment and facilities, as well as the ability to safely operate various machinery, equipment and tools required for their maintenance. Knowledge of and the ability to follow safety procedures and properly utilize personal protective equipment (PPE). Ability to effectively interact with coworkers, supervisors and other department staff, as well as the public and outside agencies. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Ability to safely perform various general repair/maintenance tasks which may include, but not limited to oiling/greasing, pipe fitting and repair, chemical handling, mechanical assembling, welding, and fabrication. Ability to read and interpret technical manuals, drawings, plans, instructions, and all other relevant reference documentation. Ability to operate a computer for operations monitoring via SCADA, and data entry/retrieval via various software applications such as MS Office, Asset management and GIS. Ability to safely perform minor repairs of facilities and assist with general building/grounds maintenance work as needed. Utilities Maintenance Mechanic Senior:  Ability to effectively interact with coworkers, supervisors and other department staff, as well as the public and outside agencies. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Ability to develop work schedules and assignments and to coordinate safe work activities with other departments, divisions or outside contractors as needed. Knowledge of various plant, wellfield and lift station equipment, as well as the ability to safely and efficiently operate various machinery, equipment and tools required for their maintenance. Knowledge of various general repair/maintenance procedures which may include, but not limited to laser alignment, oiling/greasing, pipe fitting and repair, chemical handling, mechanical assembling/welding/fabrication. Ability to research equipment updates and available vendors for replacement parts, as well as preventative maintenance procedures. Ability to read and interpret technical manuals, drawings and other reference documentation. Ability to mentor other mechanics and provide guidance and oversight of their maintenance and repair activities Ability to operate a computer for operations monitoring via SCADA, and data entry/retrieval via various software applications such as MS Office, Asset management and GIS. Knowledge of and the ability to follow and promote safety procedures and properly utilize personal protective equipment (PPE). Ability to lead/supervise a team of workers in machinery/equipment repair and maintenance. Ability to perform quality checks on maintenance and repair activities performed by others. Ability to perform minor repairs of facilities and assist with general building/grounds maintenance work as needed. Physical and Sensory Requirements/Environmental Factors:  Physical Ability :  Tasks require the regular and, at times, sustained performance of moderately physically demanding work, typically involving some combination of climbing and balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and crawling, and that may involve the lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling of moderately heavy objects and materials (50 pounds).   Sensory Requirements :  Tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate colors or shades of colors, sounds, odor, depth, texture, and visual cues or signals.  Tasks require the ability to communicate orally.   Environmental Factors :  Performance of essential functions may require exposure to adverse environmental conditions, such as dirt, dust, pollen, odors, wetness, humidity, rain, fumes, temperature and noise extremes, bright/dim light, machinery, vibrations, electric currents, traffic hazards, toxic agents, disease, pathogenic substances, heights, or confined spaces.   The City of Boynton Beach, Florida, is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S. C. 12101 et. seq.), the City of Boynton Beach will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.  The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  A review of this position has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties.  All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements are subject to possible modifications to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.  To perform this job successfully, the incumbent(s) will possess the abilities and aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently.  Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat of significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others.  Requirements are representative of the minimum level of knowledge, skills, and ability. Career Path Advancement Requirements:  Utilities Maintenance Mechanic to Utilities Maintenance Mechanic Senior:  The following requirements must be met to advance to Utilities Maintenance Mechanic Senior:   Must have a minimum of three (3) years of work experience within a Utility functional area in either Public Water Treatment/Wellfields or Lift Stations. The work experience combination must include a minimum of one (1) of year of work experience (in six month increments) within a non-assigned functional area (in Public Water Treatment/Wellfields or Lift Stations).  For existing employees at the time of implementing this classification, must have a minimum of six months (in three month increments) of work experience within a non-assigned functional area. Additional training may be required as deemed necessary and as available at a later date. Must obtain and maintain the State of Florida Wastewater Collection System Operator C Certification and either the State of Florida Level III Water Distribution License or a Water Treatment Plant Operator C License. Must obtain a State of Florida Class B Commercial Driver's License (CDL). Must complete tests specific to two (2) divisional areas at the mechanic level with a minimum score of 70%. Must meet 100% of the Utilities Maintenance Mechanic KSAs and 70% of the Senior Utilities Maintenance Mechanic KSAs. This list is not exhaustive and may be modified as required to facilitate successful operation of the Utilities department. Meeting the above career path advancement requirements must be verified and documented by the assigned supervisor.
City of Boynton Beach, FL Boynton Beach, Florida, United States
Dec 04, 2019
Full Time
Purpose of Classification The purpose of this classification is to perform advanced technical work in maintaining local and wide area networks, to provide user support on hardware and software applications, and to provide support on phone, radio and electronic communication systems. 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. Administers various computer network operating systems; monitors performance and capacity of systems for excessive loading problems, disk space utilization, and other operating problems; controls network operations by establishing user accounts, security levels and access rights; and sets up users for remote access to internal network systems.   Adds, removes, and replaces hardware system components on network servers and workstations to increase capacity and efficiency; modifies software applications or network operating systems to remedy problems, add features or increase performance.   Responsible for the overall operation and performance of the City-wide radio system. Monitors, configures, troubleshoots, and repairs problems on radio system.  Creates radio templates, code plugs, and configures the programs for hand held and console radio components.  Performs system tests on a periodic basis; makes system modifications as needed; returns defective computer equipment to manufacturer for repair or replacement.  Runs regular reports to monitor system capacity; serves as technical liaison to vendors and other local, county and state agencies on all radio issues.   Provides operational troubleshooting and repair of the City's internal phone system and data network.  Moves, adds and/or changes individual extensions; relocates cable connections due to changes in office space configuration; serves as technical point of contact to vendors; and opens service tickets for repair or replacement of phone, network or dataline equipment.   Monitors, configures, and troubleshoots data communication lines, including Internet and private data lines. Serves as technical point of contact to vendors for new service or changes to existing service; maintains database of circuit identifications and contact numbers for repairs or replacement of equipment.   Maintains In-Car Video Cameras and CCTV surveillance systems.  Monitors and configures systems as needed; schedules installations and performs software updates as required; and provides training and technical support to users for retrieving and copying video for video requests..   Provides advanced technical expertise to department and city employees in the proper use of computer, radio, and phone systems.    Provides cross-training and lead assistance to staff members within the assigned department on radio, phone, and network communication functions.   Receives and unpacks new computer, radio, and communications shipments and checks components against purchase orders; configures, delivers, and installs computer and communications hardware systems and peripherals.   Researches, evaluates, and recommends purchasing options and vendors for upgrading and replacing computer system components; compiles price quotations and supporting documents.   Monitors and verifies accuracy of automated backup systems on computers; performs system user file restorations as needed.  Schedules archiving of system data; transfers records to permanent storage.   Refers to on-line computer help, the Internet, computer manuals, technical documentation, blueprints, schematics, professional journals, and others resources in performing assigned job duties.   Maintains a comprehensive, current knowledge and awareness of new procedures, trends and advances in the profession; attends workshops, webinars and training sessions as appropriate.     ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS   Performs other related duties as required.   Minimum Qualifications Associate's degree with course work emphasis in computer science; three (3) years previous experience in computer network administration and/or maintaining phone, radio and electronic communication systems. Must possess and maintain a Class E Florida driver's license.   PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS   Possession of CompTIA or Microsoft certifications are preferred.   Supplemental Information COMMUNICATION COMPETENCIES   The ability to clearly communicate Department and City Goals, Policies, Strategic Plans and other key information to employees and peers using multiple communication platforms including e-mail and social media.   Effectively communicates with supervisor, employees, other departments, contractors, engineers, companies, vendors, outside agencies, the public, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems. Accurately and expeditiously receives and delivers messages and information to the appropriate individuals.   Ability to prepare accurate and thorough written records, memos and reports.   Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions and to complete assigned tasks with minimal supervisory direction.   Ability to understand and quickly and accurately follow brief oral and written instructions on moderately complex matters.     KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES Knowledge of, and the ability to analyze business workflows with the intent to identify inefficiencies and recommend process improvements. Knowledge of the vendor bid process.  Ability to create and prepare documents for submission to a vendor bid process. Ability to use various software applications and functions including desktop publishing, spreadsheets, word processing, multi-media presentations, databases, mapping, graphics, flow charts, and other system software. Ability to analyze, troubleshoot and resolve software application/platform issues. Ability to communicate effectively in both a written and verbal manner with customers, peers, upper management and public officials. Ability to create and maintain detailed records Ability to provide timely and accurate responses to inquiries and requests. Ability to analyze data and prepare analytical reports. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of the work including vendors, contractors, community groups, outside agencies, public officials, City employees and management. Ability to simultaneously and effectively manage tasks, priorities and deadlines. 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 moderate weight (20 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 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 traffic hazards.   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
Dec 04, 2019
Full Time
Purpose of Classification The purpose of this classification is to drive and operate all Solid Waste vehicles and act in a lead capacity in carrying out tasks and assignments. 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, provides guidance on, and conducts pre-trip and post-trip inspections.   Coordinates and oversees work activities for smaller, routine tasks or components of larger tasks within area of specialty; provides direction, guidance and technical assistance to crewmembers; organizes, prioritizes, assigns, and oversees work; monitors status of work in progress and inspects completed work.   Assists in training new employees; demonstrates proper work methods and procedures; familiarizes new employees with work area, location of supplies, departmental policies, etc.; and trains new employees in the technical aspects of work functions.   Keeps supervisors informed of all work performed and progress of tasks; reports all problems and concerns regarding staff, daily task assignments, equipment or other items relating to work performed; completes all appropriate paperwork; and complies with policies and procedures relating to operations.   Ensures safety of all employees working in the field by performing observation behavior assessments to prevent accidents, injuries or property damages, and to ensure public safety.   Operates all Level I, II, III and IV Equipment Operator trucks as assigned (rear load, EVO, rear load recycle, Scowl body, street sweeper, over-the-top recycle, bulk trash rear steer, cherry picker, automated side load, commercial front load and roll off trucks).   Obeys all traffic laws and safety guidelines; monitors other operators to ensure safe operation of equipment and usage of personal protective equipment (PPE) as required.   Performs accommodation service requirements of garbage carts, pails and bags pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) as required.     ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS   Performs essential functions normally performed by Equipment Operator Trainee, and Level I, II, III and IV operators as needed, to complete division or departmental workload. Works with other divisions on emergency calls.   Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications High school diploma or valid equivalent.  Must have a minimum of ten (10) years of experience in Solid Waste Sections Residential Waste Manual, Residential Waste Bulk/Trash, Residential Waste Automated, and Commercial Waste, of which three (3) years experience must be working as a lead driver/trainer.        Possession of an Associate's or Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, computer Science, Engineering, Public Administration or in a closely related field may substitute for two (2) years of functional area experience.                                                                                                 Must have completed written tests to evaluate the knowledge of Equipment Operator V functions and obtain a minimum score of 80%.  Must have completed eight (8) hours of lead training (acceptable training venues include classroom and/or computer-based training, and training received via mentoring by the Solid Waste Supervisor and/or Manager).                                            Must possess and maintain a valid State of Florida Class A Commercial Driver's License (CDL). Must possess and maintain CDL endorsements: Hazmat, Tanker and Passengers >15.   Must Possess an OSHA General Industry Trainer Card      Supplemental Information COMMUNICATION COMPETENCIES   Effectively communicates with supervisor, employees, other departments, contractors, engineers, utility companies, vendors, outside agencies, the public, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems.   Accurately and expeditiously receives and delivers messages and information to the appropriate individuals.   Ability to prepare accurate and thorough written records and reports.   Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions and to complete assigned tasks with minimal supervisory direction.   Ability to understand and quickly and accurately follow brief oral and written instructions on moderately complex matters.   Ability to establish and maintain harmonious working relationships with Supervisor, customers, other employees, other departments, governmental and regulatory agencies, and the general public.       KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES   Knowledge of the operational characteristics of the solid waste equipment.   Knowledge of safe driving techniques and the occupational hazards of operating Solid Waste equipment.   Knowledge of solid waste standards, practices and procedures.   Knowledge of the proficient operation of all vehicles and equipment used by all Equipment Operator levels.   Knowledge of and the ability to detect mechanical issues with the equipment.    Skilled at driving all Solid Waste vehicles.   Skill in maneuvering in and around traffic, parked cars, employees, equipment, and other obstacles.   Ability to correctly demonstrate proper work methods and procedures when training employees.   Ability to identify and report issues concerning safety, employee adherence to safe working practices and customer service.   Ability to perform autonomous work in the absence of a Supervisor using quick, discretionary decision making.   Ability to effectively interact with supervisors, co-workers, other departments, the public, and outside agencies in a courteous manner.   Ability to use and navigate routes electronically through an onboard computer system to complete tasks.
City of Boynton Beach, FL Boynton Beach, Florida, United States
Dec 03, 2019
Full Time
Purpose of Classification The purpose of this classification is to inspect construction of new/existing buildings and review permit applications, building plans, and construction documents to ensure compliance with applicable codes, ordinances, plans, and specifications. *Depending upon the number of certifications held, this position may be filled at a I, II, III, or IV level. Hourly Range at each level listed below: Inspector/Plans Examiner I: $ 23.48 - $35.22 Inspector/Plans Examiner II: $ 25.06 - $37.58 Inspector/Plans Examiner III: $26.63 - $39.94 Inspector/Plans Examiner IV: $28.20 - $42.30   Essential Functions The following duties and functions, as outlined herein, are intended to be representative of the type of tasks performed within this classification. They are not listed in any order of importance. The omission of specific statements of the duties or functions does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned.   Performs field inspections of new/existing buildings during the construction process for compliance with applicable building codes and ordinances; compares actual work to planned work to ensure compliance with approved construction plans; inspects new/remodeled single-family homes, multi-family homes, commercial buildings, industrial buildings, businesses, and accessory building and improvements.   Interprets and enforces the provisions of applicable federal, state, and local codes, laws, rules, regulations, specifications, standards, policies and procedures; initiates any actions necessary to correct deviations or violations; follows up on code enforcement violations.   Coordinates inspection activities with other departments, property owners, contractors, other inspectors, or other individuals.   Investigates structural damage by fire, storm, or accident. Conducts post event damage assessment and provides field evaluation data for tracking and reporting. Issues unsafe structure notices; conducts re-inspection.   Determines whether construction work passes or fails inspections; identifies violations of laws, codes, or regulations; identifies construction performed without a permit.   Posts/issues violation notices, "not approved" notices, and correction notices as appropriate.   Maintains documentation/records of inspection activities and violations.   Reviews building permit applications, site plans, and construction documents for completeness and conformance with the applicable provisions of the Building, Plumbing, Mechanical or Electrical codes; ensures that projects have approval from proper agencies; monitors status of pending applications.   Provides information and technical assistance concerning building codes, technical requirements, permit requirements; explains the permit application process and associated fees to customers; assists applicants with applications; refers applicants to other departments to facilitate permit issuance; responds to complaints, researches problems, and initiates problem resolution.   Determines whether submitted documents comply with applicable codes; writes permit review comments; calculates building fees and impact fees.   Prepares or completes various forms, reports, correspondence, comment reports, statistical reports, charts, or other documents.   Receives various forms, reports, correspondence, permit applications, architectural plans, blueprints, surveys, engineering reports, permits, maps, codes, ordinances, policies, manuals, reference materials, or other documentation; reviews, completes, processes, forwards or retains as appropriate.   Operates a computer to enter, retrieve, review or modify data; maintains computerized files; utilizes word processing, database, or other software programs.   Operates/utilizes a variety of equipment, tools, or instruments associated with field inspections, which may include a motor vehicle, scale, tape measure, testing instruments, or drafting instruments.   Copies and distributes forms, reports, correspondence, and other related materials; makes microfilm copies; coordinates blueprint reprints.   Prepares departmental files; locates, removes, and/or files documents; maintains file system of departmental records; prepares documents for microfilming.   Performs research functions as needed; researches flood zone areas, zoning maps, zoning books, and past permits.   Answers the telephone; provides information and assistance; takes and relays messages or directs calls to appropriate personnel; returns calls as necessary.   Communicates with supervisor, employees, other departments, city officials, code enforcement personnel, law enforcement personnel, architects, contractors, engineers, consultants, agents, the public, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems.   Attends meetings; serves on committees as directed.   Maintains a current knowledge of applicable laws/regulations; maintains an awareness of new materials, devices, products, and construction methods; reads professional literature; maintains professional affiliations; attends workshops and training sessions as appropriate.   Assists in providing cross-training to inspectors in other specialties to establish and maintain conformity.   Participates in hurricane and other disaster preparedness activities.   ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS   Provides assistance or coverage to other employees as needed.   Performs other related duties as required COMMUNICATION COMPETENCIES   The ability to clearly communicate Department and City Goals, Policies, Strategic Plans and other key information to employees and peers using multiple communication platforms including e-mail and social media.   Effectively communicates with supervisor, employees, other departments, contractors, engineers, utility companies, vendors, outside agencies, the public, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems.   Accurately and expeditiously receives and delivers messages and information to the appropriate individuals.   Ability to prepare accurate and thorough written records and reports.   Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions and to complete assigned tasks with minimal direction.   Ability to understand and quickly and accurately follow brief oral and written instructions on moderately complex matters. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES Knowledge of and the ability to accurately conduct plan review within the applicable disciplines to ensure completeness and conformance with applicable codes.   Comprehensive knowledge of applicable federal, State, and local codes, laws, rules, regulations, specifications, standards, policies and procedures.   Knowledge of and the ability to examine and identify potential issues with permit applications, business tax applications, and construction plans, documents and specifications.   Ability to perform comprehensive and accurate research using a wide variety of resources.   Ability to effectively and expeditiously resolve issues and problems related to plan review.   Ability to interact and establish effective and harmonious working relationships with a variety of individuals including property owners, contractors, engineers, architects, City officials, supervisors, co-workers, and employees from other City departments.   Ability to provide guidance, assistance, and/or interpretation to others regarding the permit application process.   Ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing.   Ability to appropriately and safely operate all work related tools and equipment, including a personal computer and work associated software applications.   Minimum Qualifications Inspector/Plans Examiner I Minimum Qualifications:  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 one (1) of the following disciplines: Building, Plumbing, Mechanical, Electrical, 1-2 Family; or meet the requirements from FS 468 for work experience and be eligible for a provisional Standard Inspector and Plans Examiner license in one (1) of the following disciplines: Building, Plumbing, Mechanical, Electrical, 1-2 Family. Must obtain Standard Inspector and Plans Examiner License within one (1) year of employment. Failure to obtain the required Standard Licenses will result in demotion or termination. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver's license. Inspector/Plans Examiner II Minimum Qualifications:  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 one (1) of the following disciplines: Building, Plumbing, Mechanical, Electrical, 1-2 Family; or meet the requirements from FS 468 for work experience and be eligible for a provisional Standard Inspector and Plans Examiner license in one (1) of the following disciplines: Building, Plumbing, Mechanical, Electrical, 1-2 Family.  Must obtain Standard Inspector and Plans Examiner License within one (1) year of employment.  Failure to obtain the required Standard Licenses will result in demotion or termination.  Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver's license. Inspector/Plans Examiner III Minimum Qualifications:   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 two (2) of the following disciplines: Building, Plumbing, Mechanical, Electrical, 1-2 Family; or meet the requirements from FS 468 for work experience and be eligible for a provisional Standard Inspector and Plans Examiner license in any combination of two (2) of the following disciplines: Building, Plumbing, Mechanical, Electrical, 1-2 Family.  Must obtain Standard Inspector and Plans Examiner License in any combination of two (2) disciplines within one (1) year of employment.  Failure to obtain the required Standard Licenses will result in demotion or termination.  Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver's license. Inspector/Plans Examiner IV Minimum Qualifications: 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 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
Nov 20, 2019
Full Time
Purpose of Classification The City of Boynton Beach is seeking an experienced and qualified professional to serve as its Fire Chief .  Boynton Beach is the third largest municipality in Palm Beach County, Florida, and the City serves a population of over 77,000 residents as well as provides mutual aid to local municipalities.   The purpose of this classification is to assume administrative and technical responsibility for the direction of personnel and activities of the Fire/Rescue Department.  Employees in this classification plan, organize, and direct the emergency and administrative needs of the 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.   Directs the administrative functions of the entire department; takes responsibility for personnel, property, and operation of department; reviews and approves department policies and procedures and standard operating guidelines; takes necessary action to improve departmental operations and administrative functions.  Directs and monitors departmental budget preparation/facilitation; exercises control over expenditures; reviews revenue sources; approves purchases.  Oversees the Emergency Management functions for the City; responds to emergency calls; drives emergency vehicle.  Coordinates the City's Emergency Management plans.  Supervises, directs, and evaluates assigned staff; processes employee concerns and problems, directs work, counsels, and manages employee performance; provides overall supervision and leadership of department personnel; oversees entry level and promotional hiring and orientation; oversees departmental training.  Ensures compliance with City, County, State, and national mandates and guidelines.  Reviews all electronic and written documentation and correspondence directed to Chief's Office.  Evaluates and recommends the need for additional personnel, materials, apparatus, and supplies.  Participates in contract negotiation process; recommends union contract changes; monitors provisions of union contract; maintains positive and productive Labor-Management relations. Attends job-related meetings; provides regular staff meetings; oversees departmental Safety Team and Steering Team meetings; participates in county fire organizations; participates in state and national organizations; develops special assignments and committees.  Serves as department liaison to the community; serves as City liaison to other fire/rescue agencies; represents the City at various functions; maintains effective relationships with the media, public, and City staff.  Responds to emergency situations and serves as a Command Officer as needed.  Oversees process for development and monitoring of fire codes and ordinances.  Maintains comprehensive, current knowledge of applicable laws/regulations; maintains awareness of new procedures, technologies, trends, and advances in the profession; reads professional literature; maintains professional affiliations; attends workshops and training sessions as appropriate.  Oversees the maintenance and repairs of Fire Rescue Department buildings.  Performs other related duties as required.  KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES   Proven management and leadership skills and abilities.  Extensive knowledge of all codes, laws, rules, regulations, standards, policies and procedures relevant to department operations.  Extensive knowledge of local, state and federal laws and ordinances related to fire prevention, public safety, hazardous materials, emergency medical services, and arson investigation and the ability to apply this knowledge to varied fire control and prevention problems.  Knowledge of and the ability to develop and implement the department's annual budget.  Demonstrated comfort and experience in media relations and interactions with print and electronic media.  Knowledge of modern firefighting/emergency/rescue tactics and principles, fire investigation and prevention.  Demonstrated leadership of a department which has emphasized proactive and preventative activities, customer service, and effective performance standards.  Experience dealing with union negotiations, grievance, and arbitration processes; proven ability to build consensus in a union environment.  Skilled at applying required knowledge to improve operations and services to the customer through the application of technology, know how, and the observation of industry trends and best practices. Skilled in analyzing and evaluating information and in expressing ideas clearly when providing oral and written reports and recommendations on administrative, financial, and technical issues.  Skilled in dealing constructively with conflict.  Ability to work with people, and through people, to collaborate with others, motivate, and inspire assigned employees to good performance.  Ability to effectively supervise assigned staff and to expeditiously resolve employee issues and concerns.  Ability to develop and successfully implement long and short term plans, goals, and objectives.  Ability to organize and/or reorganize human capital allocations/assignments to achieve maximum work effectiveness.  Ability to establish, update, implement, and consistently apply policies and procedures. Ability to effectively communicate and coordinate work activities with assigned supervisors and to delegate decision making and authority to assigned supervisors where possible. Ability to successfully develop collaborative working relationships with peers and with other departments, contractors, consultants, outside agencies, and all other stakeholders.  Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's Degree in Public Administration or closely related field; supplemented by six (6) years of previous experience that includes upper level fire/rescue department administration and performing fire/rescue services. Must possess and maintain State of Florida certification as a Firefighter, Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), and Paramedic. Out-of-state candidates will have up to one year from hire to attain the aforementioned certifications. Must possess (or be able to obtain within 14 days of hire) and maintain a valid Florida driver's license.   PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Master's Degree in Public Administration or closely related field. Graduate of the National Fire Academy's Executive Fire Officer Program. Supplemental Information 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 : Some tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate colors or shades of colors, sounds, odor, depth, texture, and visual cues or signals.  Tasks require the ability to communicate orally.   Environmental Factors : Performance of essential functions may require exposure to adverse environmental conditions, such as odors, fumes, noise extremes, electric currents, 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.