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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 SEPTEMBER 13, 2019

Position: WASTEWATER COLLECTION TECHNICIAN II Department: WASTEWATER TREATMENT FACILITY Annual Salary: $35,012 - $56,405 D.O.Q. Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED Description/Requirements: Under supervision, performs skilled and semi-skilled work to support the daily operations of the City’s wastewater collection system, including the installation, maintenance and repair of wastewater system components in the field or treatment facility. Provides leadership and limited supervision of subordinate division personnel as assigned. 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 experience or coursework. Experience: Required—at least 3 years of experience in public wastewater systems maintenance and repair. Preferred—Prior supervisory experience. Licensure/Certification: Must possess and maintain a valid Florida Driver’s License. Florida minimum Level “B” Wastewater Collection Certification is required. Class “B” (CDL) License with Air Brake Endorsement and Tanker Endorsement required within 180 of employment, depending on area of assignment. Position: FOOD & BEVERAGE ATTENDANT – PART TIME Department: PUBLIC SERVICES – TARPON SPRINGS MUNICIPAL GOLF COURSE Hourly Starting Rate: $8.46 Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED Description/Requirements: Serves food and beverages, operates cash register, maintains inventory, sets up and maintains dining area and greets customers in a courteous manner. Successful candidate must have a High School diploma or GED equivalency with at least six months of food and beverage experience; six to twelve months of cash handling and food and beverage service preferred. Prior Golf Course experience is a plus but not required. An equivalent combination of training and experience may be substituted for the above requirements. Must be able to work irregular hours including weekends and holidays. Position: COLLECTION SPECIALIST Department: CITY CLERK & COLLECTION Hourly Range: $14.54 - $23.42 D.O.Q. Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED Description/Requirements: Under general supervision, performs various collections auditing functions, prepares reports of findings and develops/implements plans to revise procedures, when necessary. Duties include but are not limited to performing spot audits and preparing reports on audit findings; preparing/submitting Bank Deposits for Vault pickup as needed; daily downloading of OPS/Online Payments/IVR—balancing and posting; full counter services including collecting accounts receivable; posting cashier and online batches daily and reviewing reports for accuracy; ensuring that off-site collection locations are operating in accordance with established collection policies and procedures; evaluating and updating systems and procedures for more efficiency; developing/maintaining policies/procedures manual and security manual; developing/providing collections training for employees at on-site and off-site locations; acting as liaison as directed by and on behalf of City Clerk & Collector; attending, recording and transcribing minutes of meetings as assigned. Minimum Requirements: Associate’s degree in accounting or related field plus 5 years’ auditing, banking and/or cash handling experience. Preferred Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or related field with experience as above, preferably in public/municipal government setting. An equivalent combination of training and experience may be considered, at the City’s discretion, for required education, experience and/or management experience. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida Driver License. Position: WATER DISTRIBUTION TECHNICIAN II Department: WATER DISTRIBUTION Annual Salary: $35,012 - $56,405 D.O.Q. Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED Description/Requirements: Under supervision, performs skilled and semi-skilled work to support the daily operations of the City’s water distribution system, including the construction, maintenance and repair of system components to ensure the maximum efficiency and effectiveness of potable and reclaimed water distribution. Provides leadership and limited supervision of subordinate division personnel. 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 water utility operations. Prior Water or Wastewater coursework or experience. Experience: Required—at least 3 years of experience in public water systems maintenance and repair. Preferred—Prior supervisory experience. Licensure/Certification: Must possess and maintain a valid Florida Driver’s License. Florida DEP minimum Level II Water Distribution Operator’s License is required. Class “B” (CDL) License with Air Brake Endorsement and Tanker Endorsement required within 180 of employment, as determined by the City. Position: DEVELOPMENT INSPECTOR IV Department: BUILDING DEVELOPMENT Annual Salary Range: $46,919 - $75,587 D.O.Q. Closing Date: UNTIL FILLED Description/Requirements: Full-time hourly position that reports to the Building Official or designee. Performs responsible inspection work in connection with enforcing the Florida Building Code, codes and ordinances of the City, applicable state laws and statutes regulating building construction and related activities. In addition, 1 & 2 Family Dwelling inspections are a requirement of this position. Documents compliance and non-compliance with applicable codes, laws or regulations. Candidates must possess a High School Diploma or GED; five (5) years’ combined experience in the trades or as a building inspector, builder, engineer, architect, supervisor, foreperson, or competent mechanic in charge of construction or post-secondary education and experience which totals four (4) years, with one (1) year of such experience in construction building experience. Licensure requirements: by the Florida Building Code Administrators and Inspectors Board (BCAIB) - 1 & 2 Family Dwelling Inspector, plus certifications in Building, Electrical, Mechanical and Plumbing. An equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience may be substituted at the city’s discretion, for the required education and/or experience. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida Driver’s license Position: TECHNICIAN I Department: PUBLIC WORKS – FACILITIES MAINTENANCE Hourly Rate: $12.56 - $20.23 Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED Description/Requirements: Under general supervision, performs various maintenance duties including but not limited to repairing/replacing light bulbs and fixtures, repairing doors and windows, preparing and painting various surfaces, installing wall and floor coverings and moving furniture and equipment for various departments. Picks up and delivers tools, supplies and other material as necessary. High School Diploma or GED equivalency is required. One to three years of experience in maintenance, painting, carpentry or related area is required; electrical experience is preferred. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida Driver’s License. An equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities may be substituted for required knowledge, skills and abilities, at the City’s discretion. Position: OPERATOR TRAINEE Department: PUBLIC SERVICES – WATER DIVISION Hourly Rate: $15.26 - $24.59 D.O.Q. Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED Description/Requirements: Treatment plant apprenticeship position providing on-the-job experience and knowledge for achieving licensing/certification in the assigned area of operations. Under general operator supervision, learns to perform skilled work in operation and maintenance of the reverse osmosis (RO) water facility, ensuring compliance with all state and federal regulatory criteria and all safety policies and procedures. Receives instruction in Operations, Process Analyses and Technical Training. 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 treatment operations. Prior Water operations coursework or experience. Licensure/Certification: Must possess and maintain a valid Florida Driver’s License. Successful completion of testing for Florida DEP Class “C” Water Treatment Operator’s License is preferred. Successful completion of testing for Florida DEP Class “C” Water Treatment Plant Operator’s License required within 1 year of hire. Florida DEP Class “C” Water Treatment Plant Operator’s License required within 2 years of employment. Class “B” (CDL) License with Air Brake Endorsement and Tanker Endorsement required within 180 days of employment, depending on area of assignment. Position: WASTEWATER PLANT OPERATOR ‘C’ Department: WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT Annual Salary: $35,012 - $56,405 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: METER TECHNICIAN Department: UTILITIES CUSTOMER SERVICE DIVISION Hourly Range: $14.05 - $22.64 D.O.Q. Closing Date: AUGUST 19, 2019 at 5:00 P.M. Description/Requirements: Incumbent in this position conducts the reading of in-ground water meters along scheduled routes using handheld or laptop computer; tests water meters for accuracy; turns water service on and off as directed; maintains and repairs meter boxes and other meter/radio read devices; uploads and downloads meter information and produces data reports. Candidates must possess a high school diploma or GED equivalency and a valid Florida Driver License. FW & PCOA Backflow Tester and Backflow Repair Certifications required within one year of hire. Must have a working knowledge of computers, including Windows and various meter-reading applications. Minimum experience—at least one year of experience in utilities field services. Preferred experience– Two years’ experience in utilities field services, preferably in municipal government. An equivalent combination of training and experience, which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities, may be substituted at City’s discretion. Applicants must be physically able to perform manual labor of varying degrees under a variety of weather conditions and be able to deal effectively with the public. Position: WASTEWATER DIVISION MANAGER Department: PUBLIC SERVICES Annual Salary Range: $54,314 - $87, 501 D.O.Q. Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED Description/Requirements: Highly independent professional position responsible for the administration and management of the Wastewater Treatment Facility, Lift Stations and Wastewater Collection System, Public Access Reuse System, and Environmental Compliance Program, including the Industrial Pretreatment and Fats/Oils/Grease Prevention Program. Provides leadership and guidance through long-range planning, organization, scheduling, staffing, information management and budget management. Integrates operations to ensure efficient and effective wastewater system management practices. Ensures that the conveyance, treatment and environmental compliance operations meet applicable regulatory requirements at federal, state, regional and local levels. Education: Associate’s degree in wastewater-related, physical and/or biological sciences, environmental studies, communications, public relations, or a closely related field, with Bachelor’s degree in the above areas preferred. Experience: Required—5 or more years’ progressively responsible experience with wastewater utilities, including treatment facility, conveyance system and environmental compliance program operation, administration, monitoring and compliance required. Preferred—at least 2 years’ supervisory experience in wastewater at the management level, experience with lift stations and collection systems, advanced Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems, prior experience in a local government utility, advanced biological nutrient removal treatment facility, surface water outfall and public access reuse system operation. Licensure/Certification: Florida Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator licensing or Wastewater Collection Certification strongly preferred. Obtaining and advancing licensing/certification is highly encouraged and may be expected as part of the job. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida Driver’s License. Position: COLLECTION CLERK I Department: CITY CLERK & COLLECTIONS Hourly Wage Range: $11.84 - $22.30 D.O.Q. Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED Description/Requirements: Under supervision, this position performs various clerical duties related to the processing of various types of applications, permits and collection of payments owed to the City; establishes and maintains associated records and files. Duties include but are not limited to computer data entry, typing, filing, copying, answering/initiating telephone calls and assisting the general public. The successful candidate must possess good typing/computer skills and superior customer service skills, coupled with the ability to handle unpredictable situations and many interruptions. Candidates must possess a High School Diploma/GED; with a minimum of 2—3 years of strong clerical and cashiering experience, preferably in a municipal government setting (3—5 years of above-listed experience is preferred); an equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and experience may be considered at the City’s discretion. Must be bondable. A background check including credit history will be performed at the city’s expense. Position: WATER DISTRIBUTION TECHNICIAN III Department: WATER DIVISION Annual Salary: $36,762 - $59,224 D.O.Q. Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED Description/Requirements: Under supervision, performs specialized and complex work to support the daily operations of the City’s water distribution system, including the construction, maintenance and repair of system components to ensure the maximum efficiency and effectiveness of potable and reclaimed water distribution. Provides leadership and assists in supervising subordinate division personnel. 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 water utility operations. Prior Water or Wastewater coursework or experience. Experience: Required—at least 4 years of experience in public water systems maintenance and repair. At least 1 year of prior supervisory experience. Licensure/Certification: Must possess and maintain a valid Florida Driver’s License. Florida DEP minimum Level II Water Distribution Operator’s License is required. Ability to obtain Florida DEP Level I Water Distribution Operator’s license required within 2 years of position appointment, as determined by the City. Ability to obtain Class “B” (CDL) License with Air Brake Endorsement and Tanker Endorsement required within 180 days of employment, as determined by the City. Position: UTILITIES CUSTOMER SERVICE MANAGER Department: UTILITY BILLING Annual Salary Range: $$46,919 - $75,587 D.O.Q. Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED Description/Requirements: Supervisory, professional, and administrative work of a responsible nature in various functions related to the management of the Utility Billing Department. Work involves supervising employees in the areas of utility customer service, utility billing, meter reading and land management/addressing program. Duties require in-depth knowledge of policies and procedures of all functional areas of utility customer service, utility billing, meter reading and land management. Customer service duties require demonstrated proficiency in communicating professionally with utility customers and other departments, and a problem solving orientation toward efficient completion of assigned responsibilities. Ability to positively interact with and direct a wide range of employees, foster a team atmosphere, and supervise, evaluate, mentor, and develop subordinates in a professional manner that focuses on performance to achieve department goals. Associate degree in business administration, management, accounting, or related field is preferred. Three to five years of customer service, accounting, or utilities billing experience, preferably in a supervisory capacity; an equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be substituted at the City’s discretion, for the above education, training and experience. Computer experience, including but not limited to mainframe applications and Excel is required. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida Driver’s License. Position: TICKET SERVICES REPRESENTATIVE – PART TIME (UP TO 11 HOURS PER WEEK) Department: CULTURAL & CIVIC SERVICES Hourly Minimum: $11.96 Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED Description/Requirements: The primary responsibility of this position is to provide patrons with a positive initial experience at all Cultural and Civic Services venues, by giving patrons accurate event information, promoting the events and membership, and by assisting patrons in purchasing tickets. Duties include but are not limited to the operation of a computerized ticketing system; receiving/receipting payment of monies, fees and donations at all venues, including ticket sales, concessions,; balancing cash drawer, preparing deposits; reviewing daily cash edit report for overages and shortages; communicating with patrons by phone or in person at box office locations; promoting a positive impression of the City’s performing arts venues by offering superior, individualized customer service; assisting with miscellaneous projects as directed. Candidates must possess a High School diploma or GED equivalency and at least one year of experience working with the public and handling sales. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida Driver’s License. Must be able to work various days and hours, including some weekend and evening work. Hours are irregular and scheduled on an as needed basis. Position: MARKETING & EVENTS SPECIALIST Department: CULTURAL & CIVIC SERVICES Salary Range: $31,756 - $51,161 D.O.Q. Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED Description/Requirements: The Marketing & Events Specialist is a creative thinker with excellent social media skills, a keen eye for artistic design and balance and proficient in graphic design (Adobe InDesign and Adobe Photoshop). This highly visible position directly supports the marketing goals of the Tarpon Arts segment of the department and interfaces with the Library staff for joint ventures, as directed. Under limited supervision handles the graphic design all marketing collateral, including but not limited to the annual season brochure, posters flyers, rack cards, etc. and adhering to all deadlines and assigned budget. Handles the social media presence for the Tarpon Arts segment of the Department through use of Google Analytics, creating a YouTube channel and additional sites; directing and increasing member numbers in the Tarpon Arts Membership program; promoting Group Sales for Performances and Museums; performing marketing support functions; supporting department personnel and contributing to excellent customer service; receiving/receipting payments of monies, fees, donations, concessions for all venues as well as balancing cash drawer, preparing deposits, coordinating bank deposit pick-ups and reviewing daily cash edit reports, as needed. Assists the Library segment as requested. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications or a related field, or 5+ years of experience in a similar role; experience in marketing data analytics and tools; understanding of marketing elements including traditional and digital marketing, and market research methods; solid computer skills, including MS Office, marketing graphics software and applications; exceptional communication, writing, organizational and thinking skills; must be able to maintain confidential information. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida Driver’s License and reliable transportation. This position involves irregular work hours, including evenings and weekends; travel between venues and ability to work with varied personalities under a range of conditions. Position: PLANNING & ZONING DIRECTOR Department: PLANNING & ZONING Annual Salary Range: $70,360 - $113,353 D.O.Q. Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED Description/Requirements: Under limited supervision, administers, monitors and updates the City’s comprehensive planning operations and activities, as well as the City’s land development regulations. Serves as the Planning Manager for the City’s Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA). Supervises division personnel. Makes oral and written presentations to the Board of Commissioners and various boards such as Planning & Zoning, Board of Adjustment and Heritage Preservation Board; prepares and administers agendas for same. Coordinates City’s Future Land Use Plan with the Pinellas Planning Council. Administers all planning grants, interlocal planning agreements and development agreements. Prepares ordinances and resolutions; ensures compliance with City development codes. Qualifications: Minimum—Bachelor’s degree in urban or regional planning or a related field and 5-7 years of professional planning experience in private or public sector; Preferred—Master’s degree in urban or regional planning, public administration or related field and 7-10 years in a progressively responsible position in the area of private or public sector professional planning. Also required is 2-3 years of management experience in the area of planning, zoning and/or growth management. AICP required. An equivalent combination of training and experience may be substituted at the City’s discretion for required education, experience and/or management experience. City residency required within one (1) year of appointment. Position: SENIOR PROCUREMENT ANALYST Department: PROCUREMENT Annual Salary Range: $41,138 - $66,275 D.O.Q. Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED Description/Requirements: Under limited supervision, performs specialized work in the procurement of commodities and services in connection with the operation of a municipal government entity. Essential functions include but are not limited to bid/contract/RFP coordination functions—creation and review of specifications, bid documents and openings, contract preparation and signing; purchasing processing and coordination functions—purchase order processing, purchase requisition review, preparation/issue and posting of requisitions and purchase orders, assisting in administration of Purchasing Card program, participating in Pinellas County Co- Operative bidding process, training of new employees as necessary, interviewing salespersons/vendors, collecting, tabulating and analyzing bids, conducting studies and collecting data on current market conditions; inventory functions—ordering of all stock inventory—plumbing, vehicle maintenance and central stores, maintenance of fixed assets, records, tags, performance of annual fixed asset inventory. Qualifications: Associate degree in business management, accounting, economics or related field. CPPB certification required within one year, plus 3—5 years’ experience in procurement for a government agency. An equivalent combination of education 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. ******************************************** 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 Email: HR2@ctsfl.us
City of Tarpon Springs
Copyright © 2019 City of Tarpon Springs. Accessibility

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

SEPTEMBER 13, 2019

Position: WASTEWATER COLLECTION TECHNICIAN II Department: WASTEWATER TREATMENT FACILITY Annual Salary: $35,012 - $56,405 D.O.Q. Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED Description/Requirements: Under supervision, performs skilled and semi-skilled work to support the daily operations of the City’s wastewater collection system, including the installation, maintenance and repair of wastewater system components in the field or treatment facility. Provides leadership and limited supervision of subordinate division personnel as assigned. 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 experience or coursework. Experience: Required—at least 3 years of experience in public wastewater systems maintenance and repair. Preferred—Prior supervisory experience. Licensure/Certification: Must possess and maintain a valid Florida Driver’s License. Florida minimum Level “B” Wastewater Collection Certification is required. Class “B” (CDL) License with Air Brake Endorsement and Tanker Endorsement required within 180 of employment, depending on area of assignment. Position: FOOD & BEVERAGE ATTENDANT – PART TIME Department: PUBLIC SERVICES – TARPON SPRINGS MUNICIPAL GOLF COURSE Hourly Starting Rate: $8.46 Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED Description/Requirements: Serves food and beverages, operates cash register, maintains inventory, sets up and maintains dining area and greets customers in a courteous manner. Successful candidate must have a High School diploma or GED equivalency with at least six months of food and beverage experience; six to twelve months of cash handling and food and beverage service preferred. Prior Golf Course experience is a plus but not required. An equivalent combination of training and experience may be substituted for the above requirements. Must be able to work irregular hours including weekends and holidays. Position: COLLECTION SPECIALIST Department: CITY CLERK & COLLECTION Hourly Range: $14.54 - $23.42 D.O.Q. Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED Description/Requirements: Under general supervision, performs various collections auditing functions, prepares reports of findings and develops/implements plans to revise procedures, when necessary. Duties include but are not limited to performing spot audits and preparing reports on audit findings; preparing/submitting Bank Deposits for Vault pickup as needed; daily downloading of OPS/Online Payments/IVR—balancing and posting; full counter services including collecting accounts receivable; posting cashier and online batches daily and reviewing reports for accuracy; ensuring that off-site collection locations are operating in accordance with established collection policies and procedures; evaluating and updating systems and procedures for more efficiency; developing/maintaining policies/procedures manual and security manual; developing/providing collections training for employees at on-site and off-site locations; acting as liaison as directed by and on behalf of City Clerk & Collector; attending, recording and transcribing minutes of meetings as assigned. Minimum Requirements: Associate’s degree in accounting or related field plus 5 years’ auditing, banking and/or cash handling experience. Preferred Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or related field with experience as above, preferably in public/municipal government setting. An equivalent combination of training and experience may be considered, at the City’s discretion, for required education, experience and/or management experience. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida Driver License. Position: WATER DISTRIBUTION TECHNICIAN II Department: WATER DISTRIBUTION Annual Salary: $35,012 - $56,405 D.O.Q. Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED Description/Requirements: Under supervision, performs skilled and semi-skilled work to support the daily operations of the City’s water distribution system, including the construction, maintenance and repair of system components to ensure the maximum efficiency and effectiveness of potable and reclaimed water distribution. Provides leadership and limited supervision of subordinate division personnel. 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 water utility operations. Prior Water or Wastewater coursework or experience. Experience: Required—at least 3 years of experience in public water systems maintenance and repair. Preferred—Prior supervisory experience. Licensure/Certification: Must possess and maintain a valid Florida Driver’s License. Florida DEP minimum Level II Water Distribution Operator’s License is required. Class “B” (CDL) License with Air Brake Endorsement and Tanker Endorsement required within 180 of employment, as determined by the City. Position: DEVELOPMENT INSPECTOR IV Department: BUILDING DEVELOPMENT Annual Salary Range: $46,919 - $75,587 D.O.Q. Closing Date: UNTIL FILLED Description/Requirements: Full-time hourly position that reports to the Building Official or designee. Performs responsible inspection work in connection with enforcing the Florida Building Code, codes and ordinances of the City, applicable state laws and statutes regulating building construction and related activities. In addition, 1 & 2 Family Dwelling inspections are a requirement of this position. Documents compliance and non-compliance with applicable codes, laws or regulations. Candidates must possess a High School Diploma or GED; five (5) years’ combined experience in the trades or as a building inspector, builder, engineer, architect, supervisor, foreperson, or competent mechanic in charge of construction or post-secondary education and experience which totals four (4) years, with one (1) year of such experience in construction building experience. Licensure requirements: by the Florida Building Code Administrators and Inspectors Board (BCAIB) - 1 & 2 Family Dwelling Inspector, plus certifications in Building, Electrical, Mechanical and Plumbing. An equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience may be substituted at the city’s discretion, for the required education and/or experience. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida Driver’s license Position: TECHNICIAN I Department: PUBLIC WORKS – FACILITIES MAINTENANCE Hourly Rate: $12.56 - $20.23 Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED Description/Requirements: Under general supervision, performs various maintenance duties including but not limited to repairing/replacing light bulbs and fixtures, repairing doors and windows, preparing and painting various surfaces, installing wall and floor coverings and moving furniture and equipment for various departments. Picks up and delivers tools, supplies and other material as necessary. High School Diploma or GED equivalency is required. One to three years of experience in maintenance, painting, carpentry or related area is required; electrical experience is preferred. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida Driver’s License. An equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities may be substituted for required knowledge, skills and abilities, at the City’s discretion. Position: OPERATOR TRAINEE Department: PUBLIC SERVICES – WATER DIVISION Hourly Rate: $15.26 - $24.59 D.O.Q. Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED Description/Requirements: Treatment plant apprenticeship position providing on-the-job experience and knowledge for achieving licensing/certification in the assigned area of operations. Under general operator supervision, learns to perform skilled work in operation and maintenance of the reverse osmosis (RO) water facility, ensuring compliance with all state and federal regulatory criteria and all safety policies and procedures. Receives instruction in Operations, Process Analyses and Technical Training. 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 treatment operations. Prior Water operations coursework or experience. Licensure/Certification: Must possess and maintain a valid Florida Driver’s License. Successful completion of testing for Florida DEP Class “C” Water Treatment Operator’s License is preferred. Successful completion of testing for Florida DEP Class “C” Water Treatment Plant Operator’s License required within 1 year of hire. Florida DEP Class “C” Water Treatment Plant Operator’s License required within 2 years of employment. Class “B” (CDL) License with Air Brake Endorsement and Tanker Endorsement required within 180 days of employment, depending on area of assignment. Position: WASTEWATER PLANT OPERATOR ‘C’ Department: WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT Annual Salary: $35,012 - $56,405 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: METER TECHNICIAN Department: UTILITIES CUSTOMER SERVICE DIVISION Hourly Range: $14.05 - $22.64 D.O.Q. Closing Date: AUGUST 19, 2019 at 5:00 P.M. Description/Requirements: Incumbent in this position conducts the reading of in-ground water meters along scheduled routes using handheld or laptop computer; tests water meters for accuracy; turns water service on and off as directed; maintains and repairs meter boxes and other meter/radio read devices; uploads and downloads meter information and produces data reports. Candidates must possess a high school diploma or GED equivalency and a valid Florida Driver License. FW & PCOA Backflow Tester and Backflow Repair Certifications required within one year of hire. Must have a working knowledge of computers, including Windows and various meter-reading applications. Minimum experience—at least one year of experience in utilities field services. Preferred experience– Two years’ experience in utilities field services, preferably in municipal government. An equivalent combination of training and experience, which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities, may be substituted at City’s discretion. Applicants must be physically able to perform manual labor of varying degrees under a variety of weather conditions and be able to deal effectively with the public. Position: WASTEWATER DIVISION MANAGER Department: PUBLIC SERVICES Annual Salary Range: $54,314 - $87, 501 D.O.Q. Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED Description/Requirements: Highly independent professional position responsible for the administration and management of the Wastewater Treatment Facility, Lift Stations and Wastewater Collection System, Public Access Reuse System, and Environmental Compliance Program, including the Industrial Pretreatment and Fats/Oils/Grease Prevention Program. Provides leadership and guidance through long-range planning, organization, scheduling, staffing, information management and budget management. Integrates operations to ensure efficient and effective wastewater system management practices. Ensures that the conveyance, treatment and environmental compliance operations meet applicable regulatory requirements at federal, state, regional and local levels. Education: Associate’s degree in wastewater-related, physical and/or biological sciences, environmental studies, communications, public relations, or a closely related field, with Bachelor’s degree in the above areas preferred. Experience: Required—5 or more years’ progressively responsible experience with wastewater utilities, including treatment facility, conveyance system and environmental compliance program operation, administration, monitoring and compliance required. Preferred—at least 2 years’ supervisory experience in wastewater at the management level, experience with lift stations and collection systems, advanced Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems, prior experience in a local government utility, advanced biological nutrient removal treatment facility, surface water outfall and public access reuse system operation. Licensure/Certification: Florida Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator licensing or Wastewater Collection Certification strongly preferred. Obtaining and advancing licensing/certification is highly encouraged and may be expected as part of the job. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida Driver’s License. Position: COLLECTION CLERK I Department: CITY CLERK & COLLECTIONS Hourly Wage Range: $11.84 - $22.30 D.O.Q. Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED Description/Requirements: Under supervision, this position performs various clerical duties related to the processing of various types of applications, permits and collection of payments owed to the City; establishes and maintains associated records and files. Duties include but are not limited to computer data entry, typing, filing, copying, answering/initiating telephone calls and assisting the general public. The successful candidate must possess good typing/computer skills and superior customer service skills, coupled with the ability to handle unpredictable situations and many interruptions. Candidates must possess a High School Diploma/GED; with a minimum of 2—3 years of strong clerical and cashiering experience, preferably in a municipal government setting (3—5 years of above-listed experience is preferred); an equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and experience may be considered at the City’s discretion. Must be bondable. A background check including credit history will be performed at the city’s expense. Position: WATER DISTRIBUTION TECHNICIAN III Department: WATER DIVISION Annual Salary: $36,762 - $59,224 D.O.Q. Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED Description/Requirements: Under supervision, performs specialized and complex work to support the daily operations of the City’s water distribution system, including the construction, maintenance and repair of system components to ensure the maximum efficiency and effectiveness of potable and reclaimed water distribution. Provides leadership and assists in supervising subordinate division personnel. 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 water utility operations. Prior Water or Wastewater coursework or experience. Experience: Required—at least 4 years of experience in public water systems maintenance and repair. At least 1 year of prior supervisory experience. Licensure/Certification: Must possess and maintain a valid Florida Driver’s License. Florida DEP minimum Level II Water Distribution Operator’s License is required. Ability to obtain Florida DEP Level I Water Distribution Operator’s license required within 2 years of position appointment, as determined by the City. Ability to obtain Class “B” (CDL) License with Air Brake Endorsement and Tanker Endorsement required within 180 days of employment, as determined by the City. Position: UTILITIES CUSTOMER SERVICE MANAGER Department: UTILITY BILLING Annual Salary Range: $$46,919 - $75,587 D.O.Q. Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED Description/Requirements: Supervisory, professional, and administrative work of a responsible nature in various functions related to the management of the Utility Billing Department. Work involves supervising employees in the areas of utility customer service, utility billing, meter reading and land management/addressing program. Duties require in-depth knowledge of policies and procedures of all functional areas of utility customer service, utility billing, meter reading and land management. Customer service duties require demonstrated proficiency in communicating professionally with utility customers and other departments, and a problem solving orientation toward efficient completion of assigned responsibilities. Ability to positively interact with and direct a wide range of employees, foster a team atmosphere, and supervise, evaluate, mentor, and develop subordinates in a professional manner that focuses on performance to achieve department goals. Associate degree in business administration, management, accounting, or related field is preferred. Three to five years of customer service, accounting, or utilities billing experience, preferably in a supervisory capacity; an equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be substituted at the City’s discretion, for the above education, training and experience. Computer experience, including but not limited to mainframe applications and Excel is required. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida Driver’s License. Position: TICKET SERVICES REPRESENTATIVE – PART TIME (UP TO 11 HOURS PER WEEK) Department: CULTURAL & CIVIC SERVICES Hourly Minimum: $11.96 Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED Description/Requirements: The primary responsibility of this position is to provide patrons with a positive initial experience at all Cultural and Civic Services venues, by giving patrons accurate event information, promoting the events and membership, and by assisting patrons in purchasing tickets. Duties include but are not limited to the operation of a computerized ticketing system; receiving/receipting payment of monies, fees and donations at all venues, including ticket sales, concessions,; balancing cash drawer, preparing deposits; reviewing daily cash edit report for overages and shortages; communicating with patrons by phone or in person at box office locations; promoting a positive impression of the City’s performing arts venues by offering superior, individualized customer service; assisting with miscellaneous projects as directed. Candidates must possess a High School diploma or GED equivalency and at least one year of experience working with the public and handling sales. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida Driver’s License. Must be able to work various days and hours, including some weekend and evening work. Hours are irregular and scheduled on an as needed basis. Position: MARKETING & EVENTS SPECIALIST Department: CULTURAL & CIVIC SERVICES Salary Range: $31,756 - $51,161 D.O.Q. Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED Description/Requirements: The Marketing & Events Specialist is a creative thinker with excellent social media skills, a keen eye for artistic design and balance and proficient in graphic design (Adobe InDesign and Adobe Photoshop). This highly visible position directly supports the marketing goals of the Tarpon Arts segment of the department and interfaces with the Library staff for joint ventures, as directed. Under limited supervision handles the graphic design all marketing collateral, including but not limited to the annual season brochure, posters flyers, rack cards, etc. and adhering to all deadlines and assigned budget. Handles the social media presence for the Tarpon Arts segment of the Department through use of Google Analytics, creating a YouTube channel and additional sites; directing and increasing member numbers in the Tarpon Arts Membership program; promoting Group Sales for Performances and Museums; performing marketing support functions; supporting department personnel and contributing to excellent customer service; receiving/receipting payments of monies, fees, donations, concessions for all venues as well as balancing cash drawer, preparing deposits, coordinating bank deposit pick-ups and reviewing daily cash edit reports, as needed. Assists the Library segment as requested. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications or a related field, or 5+ years of experience in a similar role; experience in marketing data analytics and tools; understanding of marketing elements including traditional and digital marketing, and market research methods; solid computer skills, including MS Office, marketing graphics software and applications; exceptional communication, writing, organizational and thinking skills; must be able to maintain confidential information. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida Driver’s License and reliable transportation. This position involves irregular work hours, including evenings and weekends; travel between venues and ability to work with varied personalities under a range of conditions. Position: PLANNING & ZONING DIRECTOR Department: PLANNING & ZONING Annual Salary Range: $70,360 - $113,353 D.O.Q. Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED Description/Requirements: Under limited supervision, administers, monitors and updates the City’s comprehensive planning operations and activities, as well as the City’s land development regulations. Serves as the Planning Manager for the City’s Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA). Supervises division personnel. Makes oral and written presentations to the Board of Commissioners and various boards such as Planning & Zoning, Board of Adjustment and Heritage Preservation Board; prepares and administers agendas for same. Coordinates City’s Future Land Use Plan with the Pinellas Planning Council. Administers all planning grants, interlocal planning agreements and development agreements. Prepares ordinances and resolutions; ensures compliance with City development codes. Qualifications: Minimum—Bachelor’s degree in urban or regional planning or a related field and 5-7 years of professional planning experience in private or public sector; Preferred—Master’s degree in urban or regional planning, public administration or related field and 7-10 years in a progressively responsible position in the area of private or public sector professional planning. Also required is 2-3 years of management experience in the area of planning, zoning and/or growth management. AICP required. An equivalent combination of training and experience may be substituted at the City’s discretion for required education, experience and/or management experience. City residency required within one (1) year of appointment. Position: SENIOR PROCUREMENT ANALYST Department: PROCUREMENT Annual Salary Range: $41,138 - $66,275 D.O.Q. Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED Description/Requirements: Under limited supervision, performs specialized work in the procurement of commodities and services in connection with the operation of a municipal government entity. Essential functions include but are not limited to bid/contract/RFP coordination functions—creation and review of specifications, bid documents and openings, contract preparation and signing; purchasing processing and coordination functions—purchase order processing, purchase requisition review, preparation/issue and posting of requisitions and purchase orders, assisting in administration of Purchasing Card program, participating in Pinellas County Co-Operative bidding process, training of new employees as necessary, interviewing salespersons/vendors, collecting, tabulating and analyzing bids, conducting studies and collecting data on current market conditions; inventory functions—ordering of all stock inventory—plumbing, vehicle maintenance and central stores, maintenance of fixed assets, records, tags, performance of annual fixed asset inventory. Qualifications: Associate degree in business management, accounting, economics or related field. CPPB certification required within one year, plus 3—5 years’ experience in procurement for a government agency. An equivalent combination of education 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. ******************************************** 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 Email: HR2@ctsfl.us
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