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Human Resources

Contact Information: (727) 938-3711, 324 East Pine St, Fax (727) 942-5621

Human Resources is a customer oriented team dedicated to providing personnel services for the City and supporting the City of Tarpon Springs’ mission and vision. Email HR:  HR2@ctsfl.us Employee Benefits Application for Employment Ethics, Fraud & Whistleblower Protection Policy

CURRENT OPENINGS UPDATED OCTOBER 18, 2018

 Position:    HUMAN RESOURCES SPECIALIST Department:    HUMAN RESOURCES Annual Salary Range: $41,928 - $67,547 D.O.Q. Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED Description/Requirements:   Under   general   direction,   performs   a   wide   range   of   complex   personnel   duties   relative   to   specialized   areas   such   as   recruitment (including    Civil    Service    system),    employee    relations,    communications,    employee    benefit    programs,            retirement    and    risk management   claims   processing.      Performs   human   resources   duties   as   assigned   by   the   Director.   Handles   Property   &   Casualty insurance   claims   as   well   as   Workers’   Compensation   claims   processing.   The   successful   candidate   will   have   a   proven   track   record   in the   field   and   possess   the   knowledge   and   skills   necessary   to   function   both   as   a   team   member   and   independently   within   the   scope   of established laws, rules, regulations and procedures.    Candidates   will   possess   a   Bachelor’s   degree   in   human   resources,   business   (risk   management)   or   a   directly   related   field   plus   a minimum   of   4   years   of   relevant   experience   in   a   dedicated   human   resources   environment.   Preference   will   be   given   to   those candidates   with   experience   in   a   municipal   government   setting. An   equivalent   combination   of   education/training   and   experience   that provides   the   required   knowledge,   skills   and   abilities   may   be   substituted   at   the   City’s   discretion.   Must   possess   and   maintain   a   valid Florida Driver’s license. Position: CITY PLANNER Department: PLANNING & ZONING Annual Salary: $41,928 - $67,547 D.O.Q. Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED Description/Requirements: Under   limited   supervision   performs   various   urban   planning   duties   such   as   site   plan   review,   zoning   compliance   for   building   permit review,   comprehensive   plan   formulation,   special   planning   studies,   and   planning   related   research.   Responds   to   telephone   and   walk-in customer   inquiries;   makes   Board   and   public   presentations,   performs   various   office   administrative   duties.   Assists   the   Director   with staff     support     to     the     Community     Redevelopment    Agency     (CRA)     and     the     Technical     Review     Committee.     Qualifications: Minimum—Bachelor’s   degree   in   Urban   Planning   or   related   field   with   2   to   5   years’   private   or   public   sector   experience   in   urban planning   and/or   growth   management   or   related   areas   of   expertise;   a   Master’s   degree   may   be   substituted   for   one   year   of   experience. Preferred—Master’s degree in Urban Planning, Public Administration or related field and AICP designation. Tarpon   Springs   is   a   small   historic   city   of   24,429.      Incorporated   in   1887,   it   is   the   oldest   city   in   Pinellas   County,   Florida,   and   today retains   its   unique   character.   Located   on   the   Gulf   of   Mexico   on   the   west   coast   of   Florida,   Tarpon   Springs   is   north   and   west   of   the Tampa-St.   Petersburg   metropolitan   area.   The   city   boasts   52   miles   of   waterfront   property   on   the   Gulf   of   Mexico,   the   Anclote   River, Lake Tarpon and many inland bayous and waterways. Position: PLANS EXAMINER Department: BUILDING DEVELOPMENT Annual Salary Range: $46,226 - $74,470 D.O.Q. Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED Description/Requirements: Under   general   supervision,   interprets   Florida   Building   Codes   and   City   ordinances;   reviews   construction   documents   for   commercial and   residential   construction;   corresponds   with   engineers,   architects,   contractors   and   building   owners;   interprets   codes   relating   to building   (including   life   safety),   FEMA,   and   other   governing   agencies.   Coordinates   reviews   with   other   City   agencies   and   divisions; prepares   a   variety   of   reports,   documents   and   correspondence   relating   to   building   permits,   code   compliance.   Confers   with   the Building    Official    and    Building    Development    Supervisor    on    questions    of    policy    and    code    interpretation.    Assists    and    advises subordinates   on   technical   and   administrative   questions   or   problems.   Reviews   projects   at   the   front   counter;   helps   customers   with questions   related   to   building,   renovations   and   prepares   project   to   receive   permit.   Qualifications:      Knowledge   of   the   building construction   industry   including   residential,   retail,   commercial,   industrial   construction   and   FEMA   Standards.   Knowledge   of   applicable federal,   state   and   local   laws,   ordinances,   statutes,   regulations,   rules,   policies   and   procedures.   Knowledge   of   the   legal   documents necessary   to   maintain   the   permitting   process   in   a   city   government.   Skill   in   interacting   with   people   in   all   levels   of   the   organization, in   oral   communications   in   both   one-on-one   and   group   situations;   in   operating   computer   hardware   and   software;   in   written communications   for   both   administrative   and   technical   purposes.   Ability   to   apply   computer   applications   and   software.   High   School diploma/GED   required   with   3   years’   experience   in   the   construction   industry.   Must   obtain   provisional   state   certification   for   Building Plans   Examiner   and   Inspector   within   3   months   from   date   of   hire.   Must   obtain   standard   state   certification   for   Plan   Examiner   and Building   Inspector   prior   to   expiration   of   provisional   certifications.      An   equivalent   combination   of   education,   training   and/or experience   may   be   substituted   at   the   City’s   discretion,   for   certain   experience   requirements.   Must   possess   and   maintain   a   valid Florida Driver License. Position: DEVELOPMENT INSPECTOR III / IV  (2 POSITIONS) Department: BUILDING DEVELOPMENT Annual Salary Range: $41,928 - $67,547 D.O.Q. Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED Description/Requirements: Under   limited   supervision,   is   responsible   for   performing   on-site   inspections   of   new   and   existing   building   construction   to   ensure compliance   with   local,   state   and   federal   building   codes   and   regulations.      Performs   field   inspections   of   various   projects   (City   and private   developments)   during   construction   to   verify   and   record   appropriate   completion   of   required   building   and   site   construction elements.   Documents   compliance   and   non-compliance   with   applicable   codes,   laws   or   regulations.   Candidates   must   possess   a Bachelor’s   degree   in   architecture,   engineering   or   construction   and   five   (5)   years   of   responsible   experience   in   inspection,   plan   review or building construction, with 7 years’ experience preferred.   Licensure requirements by the Florida Building Code Administrators and Inspectors Board (BCAIB) IV: Four (4) standard inspector certifications as follows: Standard   building,   standard   electrical,   standard   mechanical,   standard   plumbing   (or   a   standard   one   and   two   family   dwelling inspector   may   be   substituted   for   one   of   the   aforementioned   categories)   or   the   ability   to   obtain   the   corresponding   provisional certificates   in   these   categories   immediately   upon   hire   and   pass   the   requisite   testing   prior   to   the   expiration   of   the   provisional licensing. III: Same as level IV except that only three (3) standard certificates are required.   An   equivalent   combination   of   training   and   experience   may   be   substituted   for   required   education   and/or   experience,   at   the   City’s discretion. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida Driver’s license. Position: LIBRARY ASSISTANT  I  – PART-TIME Department: CULTURAL & CIVIC SERVICES - TARPON SPRINGS LIBRARY Hourly Range: $10.68 Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED Description/Requirements: Candidates   must   possess   a   High   School   diploma   or   completion   of   GED   with   knowledge   of   library   procedures,   a   minimum   of   (2)   years of   experience   to   include   customer   service   and   clerical   duties   preferably   in   a   library;   completion   of   some   courses   in   library   science;     or   an   equivalent   combination   of   training   and   experience.      Position   requires   computer/internet   skills,   cash   handling,   and   ability   to balance   figures.   This   position   involves   occasional   semi-arduous   work   which   includes   lifting,   reaching,   etc.      Hours   and   days   vary within the schedule, including Saturdays. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver’s license. Position: WATER PLANT OPERATOR ‘‘B’’ Department: PUBLIC SERVICES – REVERSE OSMOSIS WATER FACILITY Annual Salary: $36,219 - $58,349 D.O.Q. Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED Description/Requirements: Under   limited   supervision,   performs   highly   skilled   work   in   the   operation   of   the   reverse   osmosis   water   facility,   ensuring   compliance with   all   state   and   federal   regulatory   criteria   and   all   safety   policies   and   procedures.   Serves   as   the   technical   lead   for   treatment   plant operations   for   the   assigned   shift   as   determined   by   the   Chief   Operator.   Performs   work   as   assigned   in   the   operation   and   maintenance of    water    facilities,    including    wells,    outfall,    injection    well,    Splash    Park    and    distribution    system.    May    assist    in    developing recommended    maintenance/testing/improvement/project    plans,    work    prioritization    and    planning,    coordination    with    other staff/departments   and   oversight   of   related   projects   or   contractors. Assists   in   other   functions   as   assigned.   Education:   Required—   High School   Diploma   or   GED   equivalency.   Water   operations   courses   C   and   B.   Preferred—Associate’s   or   higher   degree   in   chemistry,   biology or    related    field.    Vocational/specialized    training    in    the    area    of    Reverse    Osmosis    Water    Treatment    operations.    Experience: Required—at    least    3    years    of    experience    in    treatment    plant    operations    which    include    laboratory    and    maintenance    duties. Preferred—same   as   above   with   prior   reverse   osmosis   water   treatment   plant   operational   experience.   Licensure/Certification:      Florida DEP   Class   “B”   Water   Treatment   Plant   Operator’s   License   is   required.   Must   possess   and   maintain   a   valid   Florida   Driver’s   License. Depending   on   area   of   assignment,   Florida   Class   “B”   (CDL)   with   Air   Brake   Endorsement   and   Tanker   Endorsement   is   required   within 180 days of employment. Position: WASTEWATER PLANT OPERATOR “C” Department: PUBLIC SERVICES – WASTEWATER TREATMENT FACILITY Annual Salary: $34,495 - $55,571 D.O.Q. Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED Description/Requirements: Under   general   supervision,   performs   operations   and   maintenance   assignments   in   addition   to   custodial   tasks   related   to   the   operations of   the   Wastewater   Treatment   Plant.      Collects   and   computes   routine   and   special   daily   samples,   readings   and   data,   and   records   data into   computer.      Operates   sludge   processing   equipment   and   loading   operation,   monitoring   and   adjusting   processes   as   needed.     Performs   maintenance   duties   in   plant   and   on   facility   grounds.   At   the   direction   of   the   Chief   Wastewater   Plant   Operator,   evaluates and   maintains   required   files   and   records   and   prepares   various   reports   as   required.      Ensures   that   operations   meet   all   regulatory requirements.    Performs    maintenance    duties    in    plant    and    on    grounds.        Education:    Required—    High    School    Diploma    or    GED equivalency.   Vocational   education   or   training   in   wastewater   operations.   Experience:   Required—   1.5   years   of   FT   experience   as   an operator   in   a   wastewater   treatment   facility.   Preferred—Three   years   of   constructive   experience.   Licensure/Certification:   Must possess   and   maintain   a   valid   Florida   Driver’s   License.   Florida   Class   “C”   Wastewater   Plant   Operator’s   License   is   required.   Depending on   area   of   assignment,   Class   “B”   (CDL)   License   with   Air   Brake   Endorsement   and   Tanker   Endorsement   required   within   180   of employment.  May be required to work any shift, weekends, and holidays. Position: WATER DIVISION COORDINATOR Department: PUBLIC SERVICES Hourly Wage Range:  $15.26 - $24.59 D.O.Q. Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED Description/Requirements: Under   general   supervision,   performs   a   variety   of   office   administrative   duties   such   as   providing   customer   service,   communications, procurement   processing,   payroll   processing,   budget   tracking,   word   processing,   records   maintenance,   vendor   billing,   answering telephones,    data    entry,    filing,    bookkeeping,    handling    mail,    compliance    reporting    as    well    as    report    preparation.    Provides administrative   support   to   Water   Division   operations   and   activities. The   successful   candidate   will   possess   superior   organizational   skills and the ability to pay attention to detail, as well as exceptional communication and public relations skills.   Qualifications:    Minimum—High    School    diploma    or    GED    equivalency    plus    at    least    3    years    of    secretarial/clerical    experience; Preferred—Secretarial   certification   or   Associate’s   or   higher   degree   in   business   management   or   a   related   field   (with   experience   as listed   above)   plus   prior   experience   with   administration   within   utility   or   other   related   operations.   An   equivalent   combination   of education/training and experience may be substituted for required education/training and experience, at the City’s discretion.   Position: LABORER II / CUSTOMER SERVICE Department: PUBLIC SERVICES – CITY CEMETERY Hourly Wage:   11.96 - $19.27 D.O.Q. Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED Description/Requirements: Under   general   supervision   performs   a   variety   of   maintenance   and   lawn/landscaping   duties   such   as   mowing,   raking,   trimming, irrigation   system   maintenance   and   general   grounds   maintenance.   Provides   customer   service   including   sales,   as   assigned.   Provides assistance   at   funeral   services,   including   witnessing,   burials,   preparing   area   for   service,   coordinating   with   service   providers,   locating burials,   directing   traffic   and   providing   other   assistance   as   required.   Provides   primary   cemetery   coverage   including   customer   service. Required   education   and   experience:   High   School   diploma   or   GED   plus   at   least   one   year   of   experience   as   a   laborer   with   related   lawn maintenance   or   similar   outdoor   labor   experience.   Preferred   requirements:   previous   experience   as   a   cemetery   maintenance   worker is   preferred,   as   well   as   previous   customer   service   experience.   A   combination   of   training   and/or   experience   may   be   substituted   at the discretion of the City, for required education and experience. Must possess and retain a valid Florida Driver’s License. Position: WASTEWATER SERVICE WORKER Department: PUBLIC SERVICES Hourly Rate: $14.32 - $23.07 D.O.Q. Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED Description/Requirements: Wastewater    Collection    Technician    apprenticeship    position    providing    on-the-job    experience    and    knowledge    for    achieving licensing/certification   in   the   assigned   area   of   operations.   Under   general   technical   supervision,   performs   skilled   and   semi-skilled work   in   the   installation,   maintenance   and   repair   of   wastewater   system   components   in   the   field   or   at   the   treatment   facility.   Works productively   with   staff   for   efficient   and   compliant   operations.   Assists   in   other   functions   as   assigned.   Education:   Required—High School    Diploma    or    GED    equivalency.    Preferred:    Associate’s    or    higher    degree    in    chemistry,    biology    or    related    field. Vocational/specialized   training   in   the   area   of   wastewater   utility   operations.   Prior   Wastewater   or   Water   operations   coursework   or experience.   Licensure/Certification:   Must   possess   and   maintain   a   valid   Florida   Driver’s   License.   Successful   completion   of   testing   for Florida    Wastewater    Collection    Certification    Level    “C”    is    preferred.    Successful    completion    of    testing    for    Florida    Wastewater Collection   Certification   Level   “C”   required   within   1   year   of   employment.   Florida   Wastewater   Collection   Certification   Level   “C”     required   within   2   years   of   employment.   Class   “B”   (CDL)   License   with   Air   Brake   Endorsement   and   Tanker   Endorsement   required within 180 of employment, depending on area of assignment.   Position: HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATOR Department: PUBLIC WORKS - STREETS AND STORMWATER DIVISION Hourly Rate: $14.54 - $23.42   Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED Description/Requirements: Under   general   supervision,   operates   and   maintains   various   heavy   equipment   in   performing   a   variety   of   maintenance   duties   for   the Streets   and   Stormwater   Division.      Performs   operations,   maintenance   and   record   keeping   duties   for   the   street   sweeping   operations, including   street   sweeper,   bulldozer,   loader,   dump   truck,   vac   truck   etc.   Performs   hand/power   tool   operations   for   various   tools   such as    pitchfork,    shovel,    rake,    chain    saw    etc.    Performs    preventive    maintenance    on    vehicles,    equipment    and    tools.    Performs maintenance   of   street   sweepers   and   completes   associated   recordkeeping.   High   School   Diploma   or   GED   equivalency   is   required; vocational/specialized   training   in   heavy   equipment   operation   is   preferred.   At   least   1   year   of   experience   in   heavy   equipment operations   is   required   with   2   or   more   years’   heavy   equipment   experience   preferred.   Position   requires   a   valid   Florida   Class   B Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with Air Brake Endorsement and Tanker Endorsement. Position: LIBRARY ASSISTANT II Department: CULTURAL & CIVIC SERVICES – TARPON SPRINGS LIBRARY Hourly Range: $12.56 - $20.23 D.O.Q. Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED Description/Requirements: This   is   an   advanced   paraprofessional   position   which   requires   considerable   knowledge   of   library   procedures.   The   incumbent   works under   a   Librarian’s   direction,   with   some   independence,   and   exercises   good   judgment.   Clerical   duties   include   but   are   not   limited   to issuing   library   cards,   maintaining   patron   database,   handling   interlibrary   loan   requests,   training   patrons   in   use   of   computers   and library   resources.   The   position   requires   computer/internet   skills,   cash   handling,   and   ability   to   balance   figures.   The   successful candidate   must   have   a   Bachelor’s   degree   from   an   accredited   college/university,   preferably   with   graduate   courses   in   library   science. One   to   two   years’   library   experience   is   required,   with   two   to   three   years   of   library   experience   preferred. An   equivalent   combination of   training   and   experience   may   be   substituted   at   the   City’s   discretion.   This   position   involves   occasional   semi-arduous   work   which includes   lifting,   reaching,   etc.      Hours   and   days   vary,   with   evening   and   weekend   work   required.      Must   possess   and   maintain   a   valid Florida Driver’s License. Position: GOLF COURSE ATTENDANT (2) (1 Part-Time and 1 Temporary Part-Time) Department: PUBLIC SERVICES – City Golf Course Starting Rate: $8.25  Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED Description/Requirements: Responsible   for   performing   starter,   ranger,   range   attendant   and   cart   attendant   duties   at   the   City’s   golf   course.   Successful   candidate must   have   a   High   School   diploma/GED   equivalency. At   least   six   months   to   one-year   golf   facility   experience   preferred   including   retail and/or   cash   handling,   or   Golf   Cart,   Starter/Ranger,   and   Range   duties.      Candidates   must   be   able   to   perform   manual   labor   of   varying degrees of difficulty in varying weather conditions and work irregular hours including weekends and holidays. ******************************************** NOTE:     All   job   applicants   selected   for   new   employment   with   the   City   of Tarpon   Springs   will   be   offered   employment   conditioned   upon the   successful   completion   of   a   physical   with   Drug   Screening.      New   employees   must   enroll   in   the   direct   deposit   program   within   six months of employment. ANY   PERSON   WITH A   DISABILITY   WHO   REQUIRES A   SPECIAL ACCOMMODATION TO   PARTICIPATE   IN THE APPLICATION/SELECTION   PROCESS SHOULD CALL THE HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT AT (727) 938-3711 IN ADVANCE. The City of Tarpon Springs is a member of: The International Public Management Association for Human Resources Equal Opportunity Employer  Veteran’s Preference  Drug Free Workplace We   encourage   those   interested   in   employment   to   complete   an   application    or   anyone   needing   detailed   information   concerning available jobs to come to the Human Resources Office located at:  City Hall 324 East Pine Street Tarpon Springs, Florida  34689 (727) 938-3711 FAX (727) 942-5621
City of Tarpon Springs
Copyright © 2015 City of Tarpon Springs. All rights registered

Human Resources

Contact Information: (727) 938-3711,

324 East Pine St, Fax (727) 942-5621

Human Resources is a customer oriented team dedicated to providing personnel services for the City and supporting the City of Tarpon Springs’ mission and vision. Email HR:  HR2@ctsfl.us Employee Benefits Application for Employment Ethics, Fraud & Whistleblower Protection Policy

CURRENT OPENINGS UPDATED

OCTOBER 18, 2018

 Position:    HUMAN RESOURCES SPECIALIST Department:    HUMAN RESOURCES Annual Salary Range: $41,928 - $67,547 D.O.Q. Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED Description/Requirements:   Under   general   direction,   performs   a   wide   range   of complex    personnel    duties    relative    to    specialized areas   such   as   recruitment   (including   Civil   Service system),      employee      relations,      communications, employee   benefit   programs,         retirement   and   risk management    claims    processing.        Performs    human resources   duties   as   assigned   by   the   Director.   Handles Property    &    Casualty    insurance    claims    as    well    as Workers’     Compensation     claims     processing.     The successful   candidate   will   have   a   proven   track   record in   the   field   and   possess   the   knowledge   and   skills necessary   to   function   both   as   a   team   member   and independently   within   the   scope   of   established   laws, rules, regulations and procedures.    Candidates    will    possess    a    Bachelor’s    degree    in human   resources,   business   (risk   management)   or   a directly   related   field   plus   a   minimum   of   4   years   of relevant   experience   in   a   dedicated   human   resources environment.    Preference    will    be    given    to    those candidates      with      experience      in      a      municipal government   setting.   An   equivalent   combination   of education/training   and   experience   that   provides   the required    knowledge,    skills    and    abilities    may    be substituted   at   the   City’s   discretion.   Must   possess   and maintain a valid Florida Driver’s license. Position: CITY PLANNER Department: PLANNING & ZONING Annual Salary: $41,928 - $67,547 D.O.Q. Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED Description/Requirements: Under    limited    supervision    performs    various    urban planning    duties    such    as    site    plan    review,    zoning compliance        for        building        permit        review, comprehensive    plan    formulation,    special    planning studies,   and   planning   related   research.   Responds   to telephone    and    walk-in    customer    inquiries;    makes Board    and    public    presentations,    performs    various office    administrative    duties.    Assists    the    Director with   staff   support   to   the   Community   Redevelopment Agency   (CRA)   and   the   Technical   Review   Committee. Qualifications:   Minimum—Bachelor’s   degree   in   Urban Planning   or   related   field   with   2   to   5   years’   private   or public   sector   experience   in   urban   planning   and/or growth   management   or   related   areas   of   expertise;   a Master’s   degree   may   be   substituted   for   one   year   of experience.    Preferred—Master’s    degree    in    Urban Planning,   Public   Administration   or   related   field   and AICP designation. Tarpon    Springs    is    a    small    historic    city    of    24,429.      Incorporated   in   1887,   it   is   the   oldest   city   in   Pinellas County,     Florida,     and     today     retains     its     unique character.   Located   on   the   Gulf   of   Mexico   on   the west   coast   of   Florida,   Tarpon   Springs   is   north   and west   of   the Tampa-St.   Petersburg   metropolitan   area. The   city   boasts   52   miles   of   waterfront   property   on the   Gulf   of   Mexico,   the   Anclote   River,   Lake   Tarpon and many inland bayous and waterways. Position: PLANS EXAMINER Department: BUILDING DEVELOPMENT Annual Salary Range: $46,226 - $74,470 D.O.Q. Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED Description/Requirements: Under      general      supervision,      interprets      Florida Building     Codes     and     City     ordinances;     reviews construction      documents      for      commercial      and residential        construction;        corresponds        with engineers,     architects,     contractors     and     building owners;     interprets     codes     relating     to     building (including   life   safety),   FEMA,   and   other   governing agencies.     Coordinates     reviews     with     other     City agencies   and   divisions;   prepares   a   variety   of   reports, documents   and   correspondence   relating   to   building permits,   code   compliance.   Confers   with   the   Building Official    and    Building    Development    Supervisor    on questions   of   policy   and   code   interpretation.   Assists and      advises      subordinates      on      technical      and administrative     questions     or     problems.     Reviews projects   at   the   front   counter;   helps   customers   with questions     related     to     building,     renovations     and prepares   project   to   receive   permit.   Qualifications:     Knowledge    of    the    building    construction    industry including   residential,   retail,   commercial,   industrial construction    and    FEMA    Standards.    Knowledge    of applicable   federal,   state   and   local   laws,   ordinances, statutes,   regulations,   rules,   policies   and   procedures. Knowledge    of    the    legal    documents    necessary    to maintain      the      permitting      process      in      a      city government.   Skill   in   interacting   with   people   in   all levels   of   the   organization,   in   oral   communications   in both   one-on-one   and   group   situations;   in   operating computer     hardware     and     software;     in     written communications      for      both      administrative      and technical     purposes.     Ability     to     apply     computer applications   and   software.   High   School   diploma/GED required      with      3      years’      experience      in      the construction   industry.   Must   obtain   provisional   state certification     for     Building     Plans     Examiner     and Inspector   within   3   months   from   date   of   hire.   Must obtain   standard   state   certification   for   Plan   Examiner and     Building     Inspector     prior     to     expiration     of provisional       certifications.              An       equivalent combination       of       education,       training       and/or experience     may     be     substituted     at     the     City’s discretion,    for    certain    experience    requirements. Must    possess    and    maintain    a    valid    Florida    Driver License. Position: DEVELOPMENT INSPECTOR III / IV  (2 POSITIONS) Department: BUILDING DEVELOPMENT Annual Salary Range: $41,928 - $67,547 D.O.Q. Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED Description/Requirements: Under     limited     supervision,     is     responsible     for performing   on-site   inspections   of   new   and   existing building    construction    to    ensure    compliance    with local,     state     and     federal     building     codes     and regulations.      Performs   field   inspections   of   various projects    (City    and    private    developments)    during construction     to     verify     and     record     appropriate completion      of      required      building      and      site construction   elements.   Documents   compliance   and non-compliance    with    applicable    codes,    laws    or regulations.    Candidates    must    possess    a    Bachelor’s degree   in   architecture,   engineering   or   construction and    five    (5)    years    of    responsible    experience    in inspection,    plan    review    or    building    construction, with 7 years’ experience preferred.   Licensure   requirements   by   the   Florida   Building   Code Administrators and Inspectors Board (BCAIB) IV:    Four    (4)    standard    inspector    certifications    as follows: Standard    building,    standard    electrical,    standard mechanical,   standard   plumbing   (or   a   standard   one and     two     family     dwelling     inspector     may     be substituted      for      one      of      the      aforementioned categories)      or      the      ability      to      obtain      the corresponding     provisional     certificates     in     these categories    immediately    upon    hire    and    pass    the requisite    testing    prior    to    the    expiration    of    the provisional licensing. III:    Same    as    level    IV    except    that    only    three    (3) standard certificates are required.   An      equivalent      combination      of      training      and experience     may     be     substituted     for     required education      and/or      experience,      at      the      City’s discretion.   Must   possess   and   maintain   a   valid   Florida Driver’s license. Position: LIBRARY ASSISTANT  I  – PART-TIME Department: CULTURAL & CIVIC SERVICES - TARPON SPRINGS LIBRARY Hourly Range: $10.68 Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED Description/Requirements: Candidates   must   possess   a   High   School   diploma   or completion     of     GED     with     knowledge     of     library procedures,   a   minimum   of   (2)   years   of   experience   to include     customer     service     and     clerical     duties preferably   in   a   library;   completion   of   some   courses in   library   science;      or   an   equivalent   combination   of training      and      experience.            Position      requires computer/internet   skills,   cash   handling,   and   ability to   balance   figures.   This   position   involves   occasional semi-arduous   work   which   includes   lifting,   reaching, etc.        Hours    and    days    vary    within    the    schedule, including    Saturdays.    Must    possess    and    maintain    a valid Florida driver’s license. Position: WATER PLANT OPERATOR ‘‘B’’ Department: PUBLIC SERVICES – REVERSE OSMOSIS WATER FACILITY Annual Salary: $36,219 - $58,349 D.O.Q. Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED Description/Requirements: Under    limited    supervision,    performs    highly    skilled work   in   the   operation   of   the   reverse   osmosis   water facility,    ensuring    compliance    with    all    state    and federal   regulatory   criteria   and   all   safety   policies   and procedures.     Serves     as     the     technical     lead     for treatment   plant   operations   for   the   assigned   shift   as determined   by   the   Chief   Operator.   Performs   work   as assigned   in   the   operation   and   maintenance   of   water facilities,    including    wells,    outfall,    injection    well, Splash   Park   and   distribution   system.   May   assist   in developing                                           recommended maintenance/testing/improvement/project      plans, work   prioritization   and   planning,   coordination   with other    staff/departments    and    oversight    of    related projects   or   contractors.   Assists   in   other   functions   as assigned.   Education:   Required—   High   School   Diploma or   GED   equivalency.   Water   operations   courses   C   and B.     Preferred—Associate’s     or     higher     degree     in chemistry,         biology         or         related         field. Vocational/specialized     training     in     the     area     of Reverse     Osmosis     Water     Treatment     operations. Experience:   Required—at   least   3   years   of   experience in     treatment     plant     operations     which     include laboratory   and   maintenance   duties.   Preferred—same as   above   with   prior   reverse   osmosis   water   treatment plant                    operational                    experience. Licensure/Certification:        Florida    DEP    Class    “B” Water     Treatment     Plant     Operator’s     License     is required.   Must   possess   and   maintain   a   valid   Florida Driver’s   License.   Depending   on   area   of   assignment, Florida   Class   “B”   (CDL)   with   Air   Brake   Endorsement and   Tanker   Endorsement   is   required   within   180   days of employment. Position: WASTEWATER PLANT OPERATOR “C” Department: PUBLIC SERVICES – WASTEWATER TREATMENT FACILITY Annual Salary: $34,495 - $55,571 D.O.Q. Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED Description/Requirements: Under   general   supervision,   performs   operations   and maintenance    assignments    in    addition    to    custodial tasks   related   to   the   operations   of   the   Wastewater Treatment   Plant.      Collects   and   computes   routine   and special    daily    samples,    readings    and    data,    and records    data    into    computer.        Operates    sludge processing     equipment     and     loading     operation, monitoring    and    adjusting    processes    as    needed.      Performs   maintenance   duties   in   plant   and   on   facility grounds.   At   the   direction   of   the   Chief   Wastewater Plant    Operator,    evaluates    and    maintains    required files   and   records   and   prepares   various   reports   as required.          Ensures     that     operations     meet     all regulatory     requirements.     Performs     maintenance duties     in     plant     and     on     grounds.          Education: Required—   High   School   Diploma   or   GED   equivalency. Vocational    education    or    training    in    wastewater operations.   Experience:   Required—   1.5   years   of   FT experience     as     an     operator     in     a     wastewater treatment      facility.      Preferred—Three      years      of constructive     experience.     Licensure/Certification: Must   possess   and   maintain   a   valid   Florida   Driver’s License.     Florida     Class     “C”     Wastewater     Plant Operator’s   License   is   required.   Depending   on   area   of assignment,   Class   “B”   (CDL)   License   with   Air   Brake Endorsement     and     Tanker     Endorsement     required within   180   of   employment.      May   be   required   to   work any shift, weekends, and holidays. Position: WATER DIVISION COORDINATOR Department: PUBLIC SERVICES Hourly Wage Range:  $15.26 - $24.59 D.O.Q. Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED Description/Requirements: Under    general    supervision,    performs    a    variety    of office     administrative     duties     such     as     providing customer     service,     communications,     procurement processing,    payroll    processing,    budget    tracking, word     processing,     records     maintenance,     vendor billing,    answering    telephones,    data    entry,    filing, bookkeeping,   handling   mail,   compliance   reporting   as well   as   report   preparation.   Provides   administrative support   to   Water   Division   operations   and   activities. The     successful     candidate     will     possess     superior organizational   skills   and   the   ability   to   pay   attention to   detail,   as   well   as   exceptional   communication   and public relations skills.   Qualifications:    Minimum—High    School    diploma    or GED     equivalency     plus     at     least     3     years     of secretarial/clerical                                  experience; Preferred—Secretarial   certification   or   Associate’s   or higher   degree   in   business   management   or   a   related field   (with   experience   as   listed   above)   plus   prior experience    with    administration    within    utility    or other   related   operations. An   equivalent   combination of     education/training     and     experience     may     be substituted     for     required     education/training     and experience, at the City’s discretion.   Position: LABORER II / CUSTOMER SERVICE Department: PUBLIC SERVICES – CITY CEMETERY Hourly Wage:   11.96 - $19.27 D.O.Q. Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED Description/Requirements: Under    general    supervision    performs    a    variety    of maintenance   and   lawn/landscaping   duties   such   as mowing,      raking,      trimming,      irrigation      system maintenance    and    general    grounds    maintenance. Provides     customer     service     including     sales,     as assigned.    Provides    assistance    at    funeral    services, including    witnessing,    burials,    preparing    area    for service,      coordinating      with      service      providers, locating   burials,   directing   traffic   and   providing   other assistance   as   required.   Provides   primary   cemetery coverage     including     customer     service.     Required education   and   experience:   High   School   diploma   or GED    plus    at    least    one    year    of    experience    as    a laborer   with   related   lawn   maintenance   or   similar outdoor   labor   experience.   Preferred   requirements: previous    experience    as    a    cemetery    maintenance worker   is   preferred,   as   well   as   previous   customer service   experience. A   combination   of   training   and/or experience   may   be   substituted   at   the   discretion   of the    City,    for    required    education    and    experience. Must    possess    and    retain    a    valid    Florida    Driver’s License. Position: WASTEWATER SERVICE WORKER Department: PUBLIC SERVICES Hourly Rate: $14.32 - $23.07 D.O.Q. Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED Description/Requirements: Wastewater    Collection    Technician    apprenticeship position     providing     on-the-job     experience     and knowledge    for    achieving    licensing/certification    in the    assigned    area    of    operations.    Under    general technical    supervision,    performs    skilled    and    semi- skilled    work    in    the    installation,    maintenance    and repair   of   wastewater   system   components   in   the   field or   at   the   treatment   facility.   Works   productively   with staff   for   efficient   and   compliant   operations.   Assists in      other      functions      as      assigned.      Education: Required—High   School   Diploma   or   GED   equivalency. Preferred: Associate’s   or   higher   degree   in   chemistry, biology     or     related     field.     Vocational/specialized training   in   the   area   of   wastewater   utility   operations. Prior   Wastewater   or   Water   operations   coursework   or experience.    Licensure/Certification:    Must    possess and    maintain    a    valid    Florida    Driver’s    License. Successful     completion     of     testing     for     Florida Wastewater    Collection    Certification    Level    “C”    is preferred.    Successful    completion    of    testing    for Florida    Wastewater    Collection    Certification    Level “C”   required   within   1   year   of   employment.   Florida Wastewater     Collection     Certification     Level     “C”       required   within   2   years   of   employment.   Class   “B” (CDL)    License    with    Air    Brake    Endorsement    and Tanker     Endorsement     required     within     180     of employment, depending on area of assignment.   Position: HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATOR Department: PUBLIC WORKS - STREETS AND STORMWATER DIVISION Hourly Rate: $14.54 - $23.42   Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED Description/Requirements: Under   general   supervision,   operates   and   maintains various   heavy   equipment   in   performing   a   variety   of maintenance   duties   for   the   Streets   and   Stormwater Division.        Performs    operations,    maintenance    and record    keeping    duties    for    the    street    sweeping operations,     including     street     sweeper,     bulldozer, loader,     dump     truck,     vac     truck     etc.     Performs hand/power   tool   operations   for   various   tools   such   as pitchfork,    shovel,    rake,    chain    saw    etc.    Performs preventive   maintenance   on   vehicles,   equipment   and tools.   Performs   maintenance   of   street   sweepers   and completes    associated    recordkeeping.    High    School Diploma      or      GED      equivalency      is      required; vocational/specialized   training   in   heavy   equipment operation   is   preferred. At   least   1   year   of   experience in   heavy   equipment   operations   is   required   with   2   or more   years’   heavy   equipment   experience   preferred. Position   requires   a   valid   Florida   Class   B   Commercial Driver’s   License   (CDL)   with   Air   Brake   Endorsement and Tanker Endorsement. Position: LIBRARY ASSISTANT II Department: CULTURAL & CIVIC SERVICES – TARPON SPRINGS LIBRARY Hourly Range: $12.56 - $20.23 D.O.Q. Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED Description/Requirements: This   is   an   advanced   paraprofessional   position   which requires      considerable      knowledge      of      library procedures.      The      incumbent      works      under      a Librarian’s   direction,   with   some   independence,   and exercises   good   judgment.   Clerical   duties   include   but are   not   limited   to   issuing   library   cards,   maintaining patron   database,   handling   interlibrary   loan   requests, training    patrons    in    use    of    computers    and    library resources.   The   position   requires   computer/internet skills,   cash   handling,   and   ability   to   balance   figures. The    successful    candidate    must    have    a    Bachelor’s degree     from     an     accredited     college/university, preferably   with   graduate   courses   in   library   science. One   to   two   years’   library   experience   is   required, with    two    to    three    years    of    library    experience preferred. An   equivalent   combination   of   training   and experience     may     be     substituted     at     the     City’s discretion.   This    position    involves    occasional    semi- arduous   work   which   includes   lifting,   reaching,   etc.     Hours    and    days    vary,    with    evening    and    weekend work   required.      Must   possess   and   maintain   a   valid Florida Driver’s License. Position: GOLF COURSE ATTENDANT (2) (1 Part-Time and 1 Temporary Part-Time) Department: PUBLIC SERVICES – City Golf Course Starting Rate: $8.25  Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED Description/Requirements: Responsible    for    performing    starter,    ranger,    range attendant   and   cart   attendant   duties   at   the   City’s golf   course.   Successful   candidate   must   have   a   High School   diploma/GED   equivalency. At   least   six   months to     one-year     golf     facility     experience     preferred including   retail   and/or   cash   handling,   or   Golf   Cart, Starter/Ranger,   and   Range   duties.      Candidates   must be   able   to   perform   manual   labor   of   varying   degrees of   difficulty   in   varying   weather   conditions   and   work irregular hours including weekends and holidays. ******************************************** NOTE:          All     job     applicants     selected     for     new employment   with   the   City   of   Tarpon   Springs   will   be offered      employment      conditioned      upon      the successful    completion    of    a    physical    with    Drug Screening.      New   employees   must   enroll   in   the   direct deposit program within six months of employment. ANY   PERSON   WITH   A   DISABILITY   WHO   REQUIRES   A SPECIAL    ACCOMMODATION    TO    PARTICIPATE    IN    THE APPLICATION/SELECTION   PROCESS   SHOULD   CALL   THE HUMAN   RESOURCES   DEPARTMENT   AT   (727)   938-3711 IN ADVANCE. The City of Tarpon Springs is a member of: The   International   Public   Management Association   for Human Resources Equal Opportunity Employer  Veteran’s Preference  Drug Free Workplace We   encourage   those   interested   in   employment   to complete   an   application    or   anyone   needing   detailed information   concerning   available   jobs   to   come   to the Human Resources Office located at:  City Hall 324 East Pine Street Tarpon Springs, Florida  34689 (727) 938-3711 FAX (727) 942-5621
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