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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 MAY 24, 2019

Position: CITY PLANNER Department: PLANNING & ZONING Annual Salary: $42,557 - $68,561 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: 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 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: POLICE DISPATCHER Department: TARPON SPRINGS POLICE Minimum Hourly Rate: $16.83 Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED Description/Requirements: Performs skilled emergency service work receiving emergency 911 and non-emergency requests for police assistance; determines nature/urgency of calls, initiating police or other emergency personnel action and maintaining close contact with field units to monitor response and needed support requirements. Candidates must have a High School Diploma or GED and should possess one to three years’ experience performing law enforcement related clerical, secretarial or communication dispatching duties, preferably in a municipal law enforcement environment. Strongly prefer candidates with at least one year experience in full time police dispatch, data entry and computer aided dispatch. Experience in customer service and dealing with the public in normal and adverse conditions is helpful. Computer experience with Word, Excel and other data entry. An equivalent combination of education and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities may be substituted. Must work rotating shifts. (Days, evenings, and midnights). 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: WASTEWATER SERVICE WORKER Department: WASTEWATER DIVISION Hourly Rate: $14.54 - $23.43 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: TECHNICIAN I - STORMWATER Department: PUBLIC WORKS Minimum Hourly Rate: $12.56 Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED Description/Requirements: Under general supervision, performs a variety of maintenance duties for the Streets and Stormwater Division of Public Works such as storm drain cleaning/clearing, storm drain maintenance labor, stormwater treatment facility maintenance, stormwater water quality testing and other related duties. High School Diploma or GED equivalency is required. At least 1 year of experience as a laborer is required. Position requires a valid Florida Driver’s License with a valid Florida Class B Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with Air Brake endorsement and Tanker endorsement required within 180 days of employment. Position: TICKET SERVICES REPRESENTATIVE 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: HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATOR - STREETS Department: STREETS AND STORMWATER DIVISION Hourly Rate: $14.54 - $23.42 Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED Description/Requirements: Under general supervision, operates various heavy equipment in performing general labor duties for the Streets and Stormwater Division. Performs operations and preventive maintenance duties for various equipment, including street sweeper, bulldozer, loader, dump truck, grading tractor, bucket truck, bush hog, vac. truck etc. Performs hand/power tool operations for various tools such as pitchfork, shovel, rake, chain saw etc. Conducts preventive maintenance on vehicles and tools. Performs general maintenance duties for roads and streets, including sweeping streets; checking lights on poles; trimming trees; hauling and spreading dirt, gravel and/or rock; digging stumps and ditches; hauling trees and trash and bush hogging. 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 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. Position: HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATOR – PARKS DIVISION Department: PUBLIC WORKS 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 Parks Division. Performs operations, maintenance and record keeping duties for 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 various heavy equipment 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: PUBLIC SERVICES/PROJECT EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT Department: PUBLIC SERVICES Hourly Wage Range: $17.67 - $28.47 D.O.Q. Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED Description/Requirements: Under limited supervision, performs various executive office administrative duties such as project coordination, assisting with finance, human resources and procurement requirements, customer service, communications, word processing, maintaining databases, records maintenance, answering telephones, data entry, filing, bookkeeping, payroll administration, handling mail, meeting coordination and record keeping and report preparation. Provides administrative support to Public Services, Project Administration and assists Economic Development operations and activities. Performs off-site administrative work at the Cemetery and other City locations as assigned. Provides administrative support to Planning & Zoning on a limited, as needed basis. Position requires limited after-hours work, such as evening meeting attendance as assigned. The successful candidate will possess superior organizational skills, customer service 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 or other administrative experience; Preferred—Secretarial certification or Associate’s degree in secretarial science with experience as listed above, customer service experience, executive level administrative assistance experience as well as experience with coordination of multiple administrative functions to achieve goals and objectives. An equivalent combination of education/training and experience may be substituted at the City’s discretion for required education/training and experience. 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
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 MAY

24, 2019

Position: CITY PLANNER Department: PLANNING & ZONING Annual Salary: $42,557 - $68,561 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: 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 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: POLICE DISPATCHER Department: TARPON SPRINGS POLICE Minimum Hourly Rate: $16.83 Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED Description/Requirements: Performs skilled emergency service work receiving emergency 911 and non-emergency requests for police assistance; determines nature/urgency of calls, initiating police or other emergency personnel action and maintaining close contact with field units to monitor response and needed support requirements. Candidates must have a High School Diploma or GED and should possess one to three years’ experience performing law enforcement related clerical, secretarial or communication dispatching duties, preferably in a municipal law enforcement environment. Strongly prefer candidates with at least one year experience in full time police dispatch, data entry and computer aided dispatch. Experience in customer service and dealing with the public in normal and adverse conditions is helpful. Computer experience with Word, Excel and other data entry. An equivalent combination of education and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities may be substituted. Must work rotating shifts. (Days, evenings, and midnights). 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: WASTEWATER SERVICE WORKER Department: WASTEWATER DIVISION Hourly Rate: $14.54 - $23.43 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: TECHNICIAN I - STORMWATER Department: PUBLIC WORKS Minimum Hourly Rate: $12.56 Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED Description/Requirements: Under general supervision, performs a variety of maintenance duties for the Streets and Stormwater Division of Public Works such as storm drain cleaning/clearing, storm drain maintenance labor, stormwater treatment facility maintenance, stormwater water quality testing and other related duties. High School Diploma or GED equivalency is required. At least 1 year of experience as a laborer is required. Position requires a valid Florida Driver’s License with a valid Florida Class B Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with Air Brake endorsement and Tanker endorsement required within 180 days of employment. Position: TICKET SERVICES REPRESENTATIVE 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: HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATOR - STREETS Department: STREETS AND STORMWATER DIVISION Hourly Rate: $14.54 - $23.42 Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED Description/Requirements: Under general supervision, operates various heavy equipment in performing general labor duties for the Streets and Stormwater Division. Performs operations and preventive maintenance duties for various equipment, including street sweeper, bulldozer, loader, dump truck, grading tractor, bucket truck, bush hog, vac. truck etc. Performs hand/power tool operations for various tools such as pitchfork, shovel, rake, chain saw etc. Conducts preventive maintenance on vehicles and tools. Performs general maintenance duties for roads and streets, including sweeping streets; checking lights on poles; trimming trees; hauling and spreading dirt, gravel and/or rock; digging stumps and ditches; hauling trees and trash and bush hogging. 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 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. Position: HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATOR – PARKS DIVISION Department: PUBLIC WORKS 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 Parks Division. Performs operations, maintenance and record keeping duties for 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 various heavy equipment 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: PUBLIC SERVICES/PROJECT EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT Department: PUBLIC SERVICES Hourly Wage Range: $17.67 - $28.47 D.O.Q. Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED Description/Requirements: Under limited supervision, performs various executive office administrative duties such as project coordination, assisting with finance, human resources and procurement requirements, customer service, communications, word processing, maintaining databases, records maintenance, answering telephones, data entry, filing, bookkeeping, payroll administration, handling mail, meeting coordination and record keeping and report preparation. Provides administrative support to Public Services, Project Administration and assists Economic Development operations and activities. Performs off-site administrative work at the Cemetery and other City locations as assigned. Provides administrative support to Planning & Zoning on a limited, as needed basis. Position requires limited after-hours work, such as evening meeting attendance as assigned. The successful candidate will possess superior organizational skills, customer service 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 or other administrative experience; Preferred—Secretarial certification or Associate’s degree in secretarial science with experience as listed above, customer service experience, executive level administrative assistance experience as well as experience with coordination of multiple administrative functions to achieve goals and objectives. An equivalent combination of education/training and experience may be substituted at the City’s discretion for required education/training and experience. 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
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