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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 AUGUST 13, 2019

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: 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: DEVELOPMENT SERVICES TECHNICIAN Department: DEVELOPMENT SERVICES Hourly Range: $14.54 - $22.42 D.O.Q. Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED Description/Requirements: Under general supervision is responsible for assisting contractors, subcontractors, business owners and the public with information on the permitting and local business tax receipt process. Receives permit applications and issues permits for building, electrical, mechanical equipment, plumbing, gas, signage, tree, utility, dock and demolition. Receives and processes local business tax receipts from application to issuance. Processes renewals, transfers and payments of tax receipts. Performs other related clerical duties such as typing, telephone answering, filing etc. Minimum Requirements: High School diploma/GED, and 2-3 years of permitting, local business tax receipt and/or customer service experience, preferably in a municipal environment. Preferred Requirements: Minimum requirements plus basic college courses in business management/office systems or related area and 3-5 years’ experience in permitting, local business tax receipt and/or customer service, preferably in a municipal environment. An equivalent combination of education/training and experience may be substituted for required education/training and experience, at the City’s discretion. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida Driver’s license. Position: LABORER II / CUSTOMER SERVICE – TEMPORARY PART-TIME Department: PUBLIC SERVICES – CITY CEMETERY Hourly Rate: $12.56 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: 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: TECHNICIAN II - STORMWATER Department: PUBLIC WORKS Hourly Range: $13.38 - $21.56 D.O.Q. Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED Description/Requirements: Under limited 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. Performs supervisory duties over Technician I positions. High School Diploma or GED equivalency is required. At least 2 years 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: 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. ******************************************** 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

AUGUST 13, 2019

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: 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: DEVELOPMENT SERVICES TECHNICIAN Department: DEVELOPMENT SERVICES Hourly Range: $14.54 - $22.42 D.O.Q. Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED Description/Requirements: Under general supervision is responsible for assisting contractors, subcontractors, business owners and the public with information on the permitting and local business tax receipt process. Receives permit applications and issues permits for building, electrical, mechanical equipment, plumbing, gas, signage, tree, utility, dock and demolition. Receives and processes local business tax receipts from application to issuance. Processes renewals, transfers and payments of tax receipts. Performs other related clerical duties such as typing, telephone answering, filing etc. Minimum Requirements: High School diploma/GED, and 2-3 years of permitting, local business tax receipt and/or customer service experience, preferably in a municipal environment. Preferred Requirements: Minimum requirements plus basic college courses in business management/office systems or related area and 3-5 years’ experience in permitting, local business tax receipt and/or customer service, preferably in a municipal environment. An equivalent combination of education/training and experience may be substituted for required education/training and experience, at the City’s discretion. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida Driver’s license. Position: LABORER II / CUSTOMER SERVICE – TEMPORARY PART-TIME Department: PUBLIC SERVICES – CITY CEMETERY Hourly Rate: $12.56 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: 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: TECHNICIAN II - STORMWATER Department: PUBLIC WORKS Hourly Range: $13.38 - $21.56 D.O.Q. Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED Description/Requirements: Under limited 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. Performs supervisory duties over Technician I positions. High School Diploma or GED equivalency is required. At least 2 years 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: 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. ******************************************** 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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