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Human Resources

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

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

CURRENT OPENINGS UPDATED JULY 23, 2018

 Position:    HUMAN RESOURCES SPECIALIST Department:    HUMAN RESOURCES Annual Salary Range: $41,928 - $67,547 D.O.Q. Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED Description/Requirements:   Under   general   direction,   performs   a   wide   range   of   complex   personnel   duties   relative   to   specialized   areas   such   as   recruitment (including    Civil    Service    system),    employee    relations,    communications,    employee    benefit    programs,            retirement    and    risk management   claims   processing.      Performs   human   resources   duties   as   assigned   by   the   Director.   Handles   Property   &   Casualty insurance   claims   as   well   as   Workers’   Compensation   claims   processing.   The   successful   candidate   will   have   a   proven   track   record   in the   field   and   possess   the   knowledge   and   skills   necessary   to   function   both   as   a   team   member   and   independently   within   the   scope   of established laws, rules, regulations and procedures.    Candidates   will   possess   a   Bachelor’s   degree   in   human   resources,   business   (risk   management)   or   a   directly   related   field   plus   a minimum   of   4   years   of   relevant   experience   in   a   dedicated   human   resources   environment.   Preference   will   be   given   to   those candidates   with   experience   in   a   municipal   government   setting. An   equivalent   combination   of   education/training   and   experience   that provides   the   required   knowledge,   skills   and   abilities   may   be   substituted   at   the   City’s   discretion.   Must   possess   and   maintain   a   valid Florida Driver’s license. Position: CITY PLANNER Department: PLANNING & ZONING Annual Salary: $41,928 - $67,547 D.O.Q. Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED Description/Requirements: Under   limited   supervision   performs   various   urban   planning   duties   such   as   site   plan   review,   zoning   compliance   for   building   permit review,   comprehensive   plan   formulation,   special   planning   studies,   and   planning   related   research.   Responds   to   telephone   and   walk-in customer   inquiries;   makes   Board   and   public   presentations,   performs   various   office   administrative   duties.   Assists   the   Director   with staff     support     to     the     Community     Redevelopment    Agency     (CRA)     and     the     Technical     Review     Committee.     Qualifications: Minimum—Bachelor’s   degree   in   Urban   Planning   or   related   field   with   2   to   5   years’   private   or   public   sector   experience   in   urban planning   and/or   growth   management   or   related   areas   of   expertise;   a   Master’s   degree   may   be   substituted   for   one   year   of   experience. Preferred—Master’s degree in Urban Planning, Public Administration or related field and AICP designation. Tarpon   Springs   is   a   small   historic   city   of   24,429.      Incorporated   in   1887,   it   is   the   oldest   city   in   Pinellas   County,   Florida,   and   today retains   its   unique   character.   Located   on   the   Gulf   of   Mexico   on   the   west   coast   of   Florida,   Tarpon   Springs   is   north   and   west   of   the Tampa-St.   Petersburg   metropolitan   area.   The   city   boasts   52   miles   of   waterfront   property   on   the   Gulf   of   Mexico,   the   Anclote   River, Lake Tarpon and many inland bayous and waterways. Position: SCHOOL CROSSING GUARD (1 PART-TIME SUBSTITUTE) Department: POLICE DEPARTMENT Hourly Rate:     $10.53 Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED Description/Requirements: Mature   judgment   and   ability   to   get   along   with   the   public.      Work   is   performed   outdoors   and   applicant   must   be   physically   able   to perform   some   manual   labor   of   varying   degrees   of   difficulty   and   in   varying   weather   conditions.      Seasonal   Part-   Time   hours   governed by   school   openings   and   closing   times.      Schedule   -   an   hour   and   a   half   in   the   morning   and   an   hour   and   a   half   in   the   afternoon   during the school year, as needed. Position:    FOOD & BEVERAGE ATTENDANT – PART TIME Department:    PUBLIC SERVICES – CITY GOLF COURSE Hourly Starting Rate:  $8.10 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:    RECREATION LEADER – TEMPORARY SUBSTITUTE Department:    PUBLIC SERVICES – RECREATION DIVISION Hourly Rate:   $10.68 Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED Description/Requirements:   Successful   candidates   must   have   a   High   School   diploma   or   GED   with   one   to   two   years’   experience   in   the   recreation   field   and   at   least six   months   of   supervisory   experience   is   preferred. This   position   is   responsible   for   a   variety   of   duties   at   one   of   the   City’s   recreational facilities   including   supervising   established   programs   for   adults   and   children.      Also   responsible   for   distributing,   collecting,   and operating   equipment,   policing   grounds   and   closing   facilities.      An   equivalent   combination   of   education/training   and   experience   may be   substituted   for   required   experience   requirements.      Must   have   a   valid   Florida   Driver’s   License.      CPR   and   AED   Certifications required. Position: WATER DISTRIBUTION TECHNICIAN III Department: PUBLIC SERVICES – WATER DISTRIBUTION Annual Salary: $36,219 – $58,349 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 of employment, as determined by the City. Position: WATER PLANT OPERATOR “A” Department: PUBLIC SERVICES – REVERSE OSMOSIS WATER FACILITY Annual Salary: $38,029 - $61,266 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.   Assists   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,   B,   A.   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   5   years of   experience   in   treatment   plant   operations   which   include   laboratory   and   maintenance   duties.   Preferred—same   as   above   with   at least    1    year    of    successful    supervisory    experience.    Prior    reverse    osmosis    water    treatment    plant    operation    and    management experience.   Licensure/Certification:   Must   possess   and   maintain   a   valid   Florida   Driver’s   License.   Florida   DEP   Class   “A”   Water Treatment   Plant   Operator’s   License   is   required.   Class   “B”   (CDL)   with   Air   Brake   Endorsement   and   Tanker   Endorsement   may   be required within 180 of employment, depending on area of assignment.   Position: PLANS EXAMINER Department: BUILDING DEVELOPMENT Annual Salary Range: $46,226 - $74,470 D.O.Q. Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED Description/Requirements: Under   general   supervision,   interprets   Florida   Building   Codes   and   City   ordinances;   reviews   construction   documents   for   commercial and   residential   construction;   corresponds   with   engineers,   architects,   contractors   and   building   owners;   interprets   codes   relating   to building   (including   life   safety),   FEMA,   and   other   governing   agencies.   Coordinates   reviews   with   other   City   agencies   and   divisions; prepares   a   variety   of   reports,   documents   and   correspondence   relating   to   building   permits,   code   compliance.   Confers   with   the Building    Official    and    Building    Development    Supervisor    on    questions    of    policy    and    code    interpretation.    Assists    and    advises subordinates   on   technical   and   administrative   questions   or   problems.   Reviews   projects   at   the   front   counter;   helps   customers   with questions   related   to   building,   renovations   and   prepares   project   to   receive   permit.   Qualifications:      Knowledge   of   the   building construction   industry   including   residential,   retail,   commercial,   industrial   construction   and   FEMA   Standards.   Knowledge   of   applicable federal,   state   and   local   laws,   ordinances,   statutes,   regulations,   rules,   policies   and   procedures.   Knowledge   of   the   legal   documents necessary   to   maintain   the   permitting   process   in   a   city   government.   Skill   in   interacting   with   people   in   all   levels   of   the   organization, in   oral   communications   in   both   one-on-one   and   group   situations;   in   operating   computer   hardware   and   software;   in   written communications   for   both   administrative   and   technical   purposes.   Ability   to   apply   computer   applications   and   software.   High   School diploma/GED   required   with   3   years’   experience   in   the   construction   industry.   Must   obtain   provisional   state   certification   for   Building Plans   Examiner   and   Inspector   within   3   months   from   date   of   hire.   Must   obtain   standard   state   certification   for   Plan   Examiner   and Building   Inspector   prior   to   expiration   of   provisional   certifications.      An   equivalent   combination   of   education,   training   and/or experience   may   be   substituted   at   the   City’s   discretion,   for   certain   experience   requirements.   Must   possess   and   maintain   a   valid Florida Driver License. Position: DEVELOPMENT INSPECTOR III / IV Department: BUILDING DEVELOPMENT Annual Salary Range: $41,928 - $67,547 D.O.Q. Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED Description/Requirements: Under   limited   supervision,   is   responsible   for   performing   on-site   inspections   of   new   and   existing   building   construction   to   ensure compliance   with   local,   state   and   federal   building   codes   and   regulations.      Performs   field   inspections   of   various   projects   (City   and private   developments)   during   construction   to   verify   and   record   appropriate   completion   of   required   building   and   site   construction elements.   Documents   compliance   and   non-compliance   with   applicable   codes,   laws   or   regulations.   Candidates   must   possess   a Bachelor’s   degree   in   architecture,   engineering   or   construction   and   five   (5)   years   of   responsible   experience   in   inspection,   plan   review or building construction, with 7 years’ experience preferred.   Licensure requirements by the Florida Building Code Administrators and Inspectors Board (BCAIB) IV: Four (4) standard inspector certifications as follows: Standard   building,   standard   electrical,   standard   mechanical,   standard   plumbing   (or   a   standard   one   and   two   family   dwelling inspector   may   be   substituted   for   one   of   the   aforementioned   categories)   or   the   ability   to   obtain   the   corresponding   provisional certificates   in   these   categories   immediately   upon   hire   and   pass   the   requisite   testing   prior   to   the   expiration   of   the   provisional licensing. III: Same as level IV except that only three (3) standard certificates are required.   An   equivalent   combination   of   training   and   experience   may   be   substituted   for   required   education   and/or   experience,   at   the   City’s discretion. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida Driver’s license. Position: LIBRARY ASSISTANT  I  – PART-TIME Department: CULTURAL & CIVIC SERVICES - TARPON SPRINGS LIBRARY Hourly Range: $10.68 Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED Description/Requirements: Candidates   must   possess   a   High   School   diploma   or   completion   of   GED   with   knowledge   of   library   procedures,   a   minimum   of   (2)   years of   experience   to   include   customer   service   and   clerical   duties   preferably   in   a   library;   completion   of   some   courses   in   library   science;     or   an   equivalent   combination   of   training   and   experience.      Position   requires   computer/internet   skills,   cash   handling,   and   ability   to balance   figures.   This   position   involves   occasional   semi-arduous   work   which   includes   lifting,   reaching,   etc.      Hours   and   days   vary within the schedule, including Saturdays. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver’s license. Position: WATER PLANT OPERATOR ‘‘B’’ Department: PUBLIC SERVICES – REVERSE OSMOSIS WATER FACILITY Annual Salary: $36,219 - $58,349 D.O.Q. Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED Description/Requirements: Under   limited   supervision,   performs   highly   skilled   work   in   the   operation   of   the   reverse   osmosis   water   facility,   ensuring   compliance with   all   state   and   federal   regulatory   criteria   and   all   safety   policies   and   procedures.   Serves   as   the   technical   lead   for   treatment   plant operations   for   the   assigned   shift   as   determined   by   the   Chief   Operator.   Performs   work   as   assigned   in   the   operation   and   maintenance of    water    facilities,    including    wells,    outfall,    injection    well,    Splash    Park    and    distribution    system.    May    assist    in    developing recommended    maintenance/testing/improvement/project    plans,    work    prioritization    and    planning,    coordination    with    other staff/departments   and   oversight   of   related   projects   or   contractors. Assists   in   other   functions   as   assigned.   Education:   Required—   High School   Diploma   or   GED   equivalency.   Water   operations   courses   C   and   B.   Preferred—Associate’s   or   higher   degree   in   chemistry,   biology or    related    field.    Vocational/specialized    training    in    the    area    of    Reverse    Osmosis    Water    Treatment    operations.    Experience: Required—at    least    3    years    of    experience    in    treatment    plant    operations    which    include    laboratory    and    maintenance    duties. Preferred—same   as   above   with   prior   reverse   osmosis   water   treatment   plant   operational   experience.   Licensure/Certification:      Florida DEP   Class   “B”   Water   Treatment   Plant   Operator’s   License   is   required.   Must   possess   and   maintain   a   valid   Florida   Driver’s   License. Depending   on   area   of   assignment,   Florida   Class   “B”   (CDL)   with   Air   Brake   Endorsement   and   Tanker   Endorsement   is   required   within 180 days of employment. Position: WASTEWATER PLANT OPERATOR “C” Department: PUBLIC SERVICES – WASTEWATER TREATMENT FACILITY Annual Salary: $34,495 - $55,571 D.O.Q. Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED Description/Requirements: Under   general   supervision,   performs   operations   and   maintenance   assignments   in   addition   to   custodial   tasks   related   to   the   operations of   the   Wastewater   Treatment   Plant.      Collects   and   computes   routine   and   special   daily   samples,   readings   and   data,   and   records   data into   computer.      Operates   sludge   processing   equipment   and   loading   operation,   monitoring   and   adjusting   processes   as   needed.     Performs   maintenance   duties   in   plant   and   on   facility   grounds.   At   the   direction   of   the   Chief   Wastewater   Plant   Operator,   evaluates and   maintains   required   files   and   records   and   prepares   various   reports   as   required.      Ensures   that   operations   meet   all   regulatory requirements.    Performs    maintenance    duties    in    plant    and    on    grounds.        Education:    Required—    High    School    Diploma    or    GED equivalency.   Vocational   education   or   training   in   wastewater   operations.   Experience:   Required—   1.5   years   of   FT   experience   as   an operator   in   a   wastewater   treatment   facility.   Preferred—Three   years   of   constructive   experience.   Licensure/Certification:   Must possess   and   maintain   a   valid   Florida   Driver’s   License.   Florida   Class   “C”   Wastewater   Plant   Operator’s   License   is   required.   Depending on   area   of   assignment,   Class   “B”   (CDL)   License   with   Air   Brake   Endorsement   and   Tanker   Endorsement   required   within   180   of employment.  May be required to work any shift, weekends, and holidays. Position: WATER DISTRIBUTION TECHNICIAN II Department: PUBLIC SERVICES Annual Salary: $34,495 - $55,571 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. ******************************************** NOTE:     All   job   applicants   selected   for   new   employment   with   the   City   of Tarpon   Springs   will   be   offered   employment   conditioned   upon the   successful   completion   of   a   physical   with   Drug   Screening.      New   employees   must   enroll   in   the   direct   deposit   program   within   six months of employment. ANY   PERSON   WITH A   DISABILITY   WHO   REQUIRES A   SPECIAL ACCOMMODATION TO   PARTICIPATE   IN THE APPLICATION/SELECTION   PROCESS SHOULD CALL THE HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT AT (727) 938-3711 IN ADVANCE. The City of Tarpon Springs is a member of: The International Public Management Association for Human Resources Equal Opportunity Employer  Veteran’s Preference  Drug Free Workplace We   encourage   those   interested   in   employment   to   complete   an   application    or   anyone   needing   detailed   information   concerning available jobs to come to the Human Resources Office located at:  City Hall 324 East Pine Street Tarpon Springs, Florida  34689 (727) 938-3711 FAX (727) 942-5621
City of Tarpon Springs
Copyright © 2015 City of Tarpon Springs. All rights registered

Human Resources

Contact Information: (727) 938-3711,

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

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

CURRENT OPENINGS UPDATED JULY

23, 2018

 Position:    HUMAN RESOURCES SPECIALIST Department:    HUMAN RESOURCES Annual Salary Range: $41,928 - $67,547 D.O.Q. Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED Description/Requirements:   Under   general   direction,   performs   a   wide   range   of complex    personnel    duties    relative    to    specialized areas   such   as   recruitment   (including   Civil   Service system),      employee      relations,      communications, employee   benefit   programs,         retirement   and   risk management    claims    processing.        Performs    human resources   duties   as   assigned   by   the   Director.   Handles Property    &    Casualty    insurance    claims    as    well    as Workers’     Compensation     claims     processing.     The successful   candidate   will   have   a   proven   track   record in   the   field   and   possess   the   knowledge   and   skills necessary   to   function   both   as   a   team   member   and independently   within   the   scope   of   established   laws, rules, regulations and procedures.    Candidates    will    possess    a    Bachelor’s    degree    in human   resources,   business   (risk   management)   or   a directly   related   field   plus   a   minimum   of   4   years   of relevant   experience   in   a   dedicated   human   resources environment.    Preference    will    be    given    to    those candidates      with      experience      in      a      municipal government   setting.   An   equivalent   combination   of education/training   and   experience   that   provides   the required    knowledge,    skills    and    abilities    may    be substituted   at   the   City’s   discretion.   Must   possess   and maintain a valid Florida Driver’s license. Position: CITY PLANNER Department: PLANNING & ZONING Annual Salary: $41,928 - $67,547 D.O.Q. Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED Description/Requirements: Under    limited    supervision    performs    various    urban planning    duties    such    as    site    plan    review,    zoning compliance        for        building        permit        review, comprehensive    plan    formulation,    special    planning studies,   and   planning   related   research.   Responds   to telephone    and    walk-in    customer    inquiries;    makes Board    and    public    presentations,    performs    various office    administrative    duties.    Assists    the    Director with   staff   support   to   the   Community   Redevelopment Agency   (CRA)   and   the   Technical   Review   Committee. Qualifications:   Minimum—Bachelor’s   degree   in   Urban Planning   or   related   field   with   2   to   5   years’   private   or public   sector   experience   in   urban   planning   and/or growth   management   or   related   areas   of   expertise;   a Master’s   degree   may   be   substituted   for   one   year   of experience.    Preferred—Master’s    degree    in    Urban Planning,   Public   Administration   or   related   field   and AICP designation. Tarpon    Springs    is    a    small    historic    city    of    24,429.      Incorporated   in   1887,   it   is   the   oldest   city   in   Pinellas County,     Florida,     and     today     retains     its     unique character.   Located   on   the   Gulf   of   Mexico   on   the west   coast   of   Florida,   Tarpon   Springs   is   north   and west   of   the Tampa-St.   Petersburg   metropolitan   area. The   city   boasts   52   miles   of   waterfront   property   on the   Gulf   of   Mexico,   the   Anclote   River,   Lake   Tarpon and many inland bayous and waterways. Position: SCHOOL CROSSING GUARD (1 PART- TIME SUBSTITUTE) Department: POLICE DEPARTMENT Hourly Rate:     $10.53 Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED Description/Requirements: Mature   judgment   and   ability   to   get   along   with   the public.      Work   is   performed   outdoors   and   applicant must   be   physically   able   to   perform   some   manual labor   of   varying   degrees   of   difficulty   and   in   varying weather    conditions.        Seasonal    Part-    Time    hours governed    by    school    openings    and    closing    times.      Schedule   -   an   hour   and   a   half   in   the   morning   and   an hour   and   a   half   in   the   afternoon   during   the   school year, as needed. Position:    FOOD & BEVERAGE ATTENDANT – PART TIME Department:    PUBLIC SERVICES – CITY GOLF COURSE Hourly Starting Rate:  $8.10 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:    RECREATION LEADER – TEMPORARY SUBSTITUTE Department:    PUBLIC SERVICES – RECREATION DIVISION Hourly Rate:   $10.68 Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED Description/Requirements:   Successful    candidates    must    have    a    High    School diploma   or   GED   with   one   to   two   years’   experience   in the    recreation    field    and    at    least    six    months    of supervisory   experience   is   preferred.   This   position   is responsible   for   a   variety   of   duties   at   one   of   the City’s    recreational    facilities    including    supervising established   programs   for   adults   and   children.      Also responsible      for      distributing,      collecting,      and operating   equipment,   policing   grounds   and   closing facilities.            An      equivalent      combination      of education/training      and      experience      may      be substituted   for   required   experience   requirements.     Must   have   a   valid   Florida   Driver’s   License.      CPR   and AED Certifications required. Position: WATER DISTRIBUTION TECHNICIAN III Department: PUBLIC SERVICES – WATER DISTRIBUTION Annual Salary: $36,219 – $58,349 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   of   employment,   as   determined by the City. Position: WATER PLANT OPERATOR “A” Department: PUBLIC SERVICES – REVERSE OSMOSIS WATER FACILITY Annual Salary: $38,029 - $61,266 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.    Assists    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,   B, A.     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   5   years   of   experience in     treatment     plant     operations     which     include laboratory   and   maintenance   duties.   Preferred—same as     above     with     at     least     1     year     of     successful supervisory   experience.   Prior   reverse   osmosis   water treatment      plant      operation      and      management experience.    Licensure/Certification:    Must    possess and   maintain   a   valid   Florida   Driver’s   License.   Florida DEP    Class    “A”    Water    Treatment    Plant    Operator’s License   is   required.   Class   “B”   (CDL)   with   Air   Brake Endorsement     and     Tanker     Endorsement     may     be required   within   180   of   employment,   depending   on area of assignment.   Position: PLANS EXAMINER Department: BUILDING DEVELOPMENT Annual Salary Range: $46,226 - $74,470 D.O.Q. Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED Description/Requirements: Under      general      supervision,      interprets      Florida Building     Codes     and     City     ordinances;     reviews construction      documents      for      commercial      and residential        construction;        corresponds        with engineers,     architects,     contractors     and     building owners;     interprets     codes     relating     to     building (including   life   safety),   FEMA,   and   other   governing agencies.     Coordinates     reviews     with     other     City agencies   and   divisions;   prepares   a   variety   of   reports, documents   and   correspondence   relating   to   building permits,   code   compliance.   Confers   with   the   Building Official    and    Building    Development    Supervisor    on questions   of   policy   and   code   interpretation.   Assists and      advises      subordinates      on      technical      and administrative     questions     or     problems.     Reviews projects   at   the   front   counter;   helps   customers   with questions     related     to     building,     renovations     and prepares   project   to   receive   permit.   Qualifications:     Knowledge    of    the    building    construction    industry including   residential,   retail,   commercial,   industrial construction    and    FEMA    Standards.    Knowledge    of applicable   federal,   state   and   local   laws,   ordinances, statutes,   regulations,   rules,   policies   and   procedures. Knowledge    of    the    legal    documents    necessary    to maintain      the      permitting      process      in      a      city government.   Skill   in   interacting   with   people   in   all levels   of   the   organization,   in   oral   communications   in both   one-on-one   and   group   situations;   in   operating computer     hardware     and     software;     in     written communications      for      both      administrative      and technical     purposes.     Ability     to     apply     computer applications   and   software.   High   School   diploma/GED required      with      3      years’      experience      in      the construction   industry.   Must   obtain   provisional   state certification     for     Building     Plans     Examiner     and Inspector   within   3   months   from   date   of   hire.   Must obtain   standard   state   certification   for   Plan   Examiner and     Building     Inspector     prior     to     expiration     of provisional       certifications.              An       equivalent combination       of       education,       training       and/or experience     may     be     substituted     at     the     City’s discretion,    for    certain    experience    requirements. Must    possess    and    maintain    a    valid    Florida    Driver License. Position: DEVELOPMENT INSPECTOR III / IV Department: BUILDING DEVELOPMENT Annual Salary Range: $41,928 - $67,547 D.O.Q. Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED Description/Requirements: Under     limited     supervision,     is     responsible     for performing   on-site   inspections   of   new   and   existing building    construction    to    ensure    compliance    with local,     state     and     federal     building     codes     and regulations.      Performs   field   inspections   of   various projects    (City    and    private    developments)    during construction     to     verify     and     record     appropriate completion      of      required      building      and      site construction   elements.   Documents   compliance   and non-compliance    with    applicable    codes,    laws    or regulations.    Candidates    must    possess    a    Bachelor’s degree   in   architecture,   engineering   or   construction and    five    (5)    years    of    responsible    experience    in inspection,    plan    review    or    building    construction, with 7 years’ experience preferred.   Licensure   requirements   by   the   Florida   Building   Code Administrators and Inspectors Board (BCAIB) IV:    Four    (4)    standard    inspector    certifications    as follows: Standard    building,    standard    electrical,    standard mechanical,   standard   plumbing   (or   a   standard   one and     two     family     dwelling     inspector     may     be substituted      for      one      of      the      aforementioned categories)      or      the      ability      to      obtain      the corresponding     provisional     certificates     in     these categories    immediately    upon    hire    and    pass    the requisite    testing    prior    to    the    expiration    of    the provisional licensing. III:    Same    as    level    IV    except    that    only    three    (3) standard certificates are required.   An      equivalent      combination      of      training      and experience     may     be     substituted     for     required education      and/or      experience,      at      the      City’s discretion.   Must   possess   and   maintain   a   valid   Florida Driver’s license. Position: LIBRARY ASSISTANT  I  – PART-TIME Department: CULTURAL & CIVIC SERVICES - TARPON SPRINGS LIBRARY Hourly Range: $10.68 Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED Description/Requirements: Candidates   must   possess   a   High   School   diploma   or completion     of     GED     with     knowledge     of     library procedures,   a   minimum   of   (2)   years   of   experience   to include     customer     service     and     clerical     duties preferably   in   a   library;   completion   of   some   courses in   library   science;      or   an   equivalent   combination   of training      and      experience.            Position      requires computer/internet   skills,   cash   handling,   and   ability to   balance   figures.   This   position   involves   occasional semi-arduous   work   which   includes   lifting,   reaching, etc.        Hours    and    days    vary    within    the    schedule, including    Saturdays.    Must    possess    and    maintain    a valid Florida driver’s license. Position: WATER PLANT OPERATOR ‘‘B’’ Department: PUBLIC SERVICES – REVERSE OSMOSIS WATER FACILITY Annual Salary: $36,219 - $58,349 D.O.Q. Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED Description/Requirements: Under    limited    supervision,    performs    highly    skilled work   in   the   operation   of   the   reverse   osmosis   water facility,    ensuring    compliance    with    all    state    and federal   regulatory   criteria   and   all   safety   policies   and procedures.     Serves     as     the     technical     lead     for treatment   plant   operations   for   the   assigned   shift   as determined   by   the   Chief   Operator.   Performs   work   as assigned   in   the   operation   and   maintenance   of   water facilities,    including    wells,    outfall,    injection    well, Splash   Park   and   distribution   system.   May   assist   in developing                                           recommended maintenance/testing/improvement/project      plans, work   prioritization   and   planning,   coordination   with other    staff/departments    and    oversight    of    related projects   or   contractors.   Assists   in   other   functions   as assigned.   Education:   Required—   High   School   Diploma or   GED   equivalency.   Water   operations   courses   C   and B.     Preferred—Associate’s     or     higher     degree     in chemistry,         biology         or         related         field. Vocational/specialized     training     in     the     area     of Reverse     Osmosis     Water     Treatment     operations. Experience:   Required—at   least   3   years   of   experience in     treatment     plant     operations     which     include laboratory   and   maintenance   duties.   Preferred—same as   above   with   prior   reverse   osmosis   water   treatment plant                    operational                    experience. Licensure/Certification:        Florida    DEP    Class    “B” Water     Treatment     Plant     Operator’s     License     is required.   Must   possess   and   maintain   a   valid   Florida Driver’s   License.   Depending   on   area   of   assignment, Florida   Class   “B”   (CDL)   with   Air   Brake   Endorsement and   Tanker   Endorsement   is   required   within   180   days of employment. Position: WASTEWATER PLANT OPERATOR “C” Department: PUBLIC SERVICES – WASTEWATER TREATMENT FACILITY Annual Salary: $34,495 - $55,571 D.O.Q. Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED Description/Requirements: Under   general   supervision,   performs   operations   and maintenance    assignments    in    addition    to    custodial tasks   related   to   the   operations   of   the   Wastewater Treatment   Plant.      Collects   and   computes   routine   and special    daily    samples,    readings    and    data,    and records    data    into    computer.        Operates    sludge processing     equipment     and     loading     operation, monitoring    and    adjusting    processes    as    needed.      Performs   maintenance   duties   in   plant   and   on   facility grounds.   At   the   direction   of   the   Chief   Wastewater Plant    Operator,    evaluates    and    maintains    required files   and   records   and   prepares   various   reports   as required.          Ensures     that     operations     meet     all regulatory     requirements.     Performs     maintenance duties     in     plant     and     on     grounds.          Education: Required—   High   School   Diploma   or   GED   equivalency. Vocational    education    or    training    in    wastewater operations.   Experience:   Required—   1.5   years   of   FT experience     as     an     operator     in     a     wastewater treatment      facility.      Preferred—Three      years      of constructive     experience.     Licensure/Certification: Must   possess   and   maintain   a   valid   Florida   Driver’s License.     Florida     Class     “C”     Wastewater     Plant Operator’s   License   is   required.   Depending   on   area   of assignment,   Class   “B”   (CDL)   License   with   Air   Brake Endorsement     and     Tanker     Endorsement     required within   180   of   employment.      May   be   required   to   work any shift, weekends, and holidays. Position: WATER DISTRIBUTION TECHNICIAN II Department: PUBLIC SERVICES Annual Salary: $34,495 - $55,571 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. ******************************************** 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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