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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 MARCH 20, 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: GOLF COURSE ATTENDANT (Part-Time) Department: PUBLIC SERVICES – City Golf Course Starting Rate: $8.46 Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED Description/Requirements: Responsible for performing starter, ranger, range attendant and cart attendant duties at the City’s golf course. Successful candidate must have a High School diploma/GED equivalency. At least six months to one-year golf facility experience preferred including retail and/or cash handling, or Golf Cart, Starter/Ranger, and Range duties. Candidates must be able to perform manual labor of varying degrees of difficulty in varying weather conditions and work irregular hours including weekends and holidays. Position: WASTEWATER COLLECTION TECHNICIAN I Department: WASTEWATER TREATMENT FACILITY Annual Salary: $33,344 - $53,719 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 collection system components in the field or treatment facility. Performs limited supervision of Service Workers and crew leadership 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 coursework or operations experience. Experience: Required—at least 1 year 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 “C” Wastewater Collection Certification 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 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 DIVISION COORDINATOR Department: PUBLIC SERVICES Hourly Range: $16.03 - $25.82 D.O.Q. Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED Description/Requirements: Under general supervision, performs a variety of office administrative duties such as providing customer service, communications, procurement processing, payroll processing, budget tracking, word processing, records maintenance, vendor billing, answering telephones, data entry, filing, bookkeeping, handling mail, compliance reporting as well as report preparation. Provides administrative support to Water Division operations and activities. The successful candidate will possess superior organizational skills and the ability to pay attention to detail, as well as exceptional communication and public relations skills. Qualifications: Minimum—High School diploma or GED equivalency plus at least 3 years of secretarial/clerical experience; Preferred—Secretarial certification or Associate’s or higher degree in business management or a related field (with experience as listed above) plus prior experience with administration within utility or other related operations. An equivalent combination of education/training and experience may be substituted for required education/training and experience, at the City’s discretion. Position: CEMETERY SUPERVISOR Department: PUBLIC SERVICES Annual Rate: $44,685 - $73,027 – Plus Excellent Benefits Package Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED Description/Requirements: The City of Tarpon Springs is seeking a Cemetery Supervisor to perform highly responsible work that leads, organizes, and administers the activities of the Cemetery Division of the Public Services Department. This position performs administrative duties both during regular hours and after hours for funeral services, including witnessing, burials, leading/supervising staff, preparing area for service, coordinating with service providers, locating burials, directing traffic, collecting and transmitting required records, completing orders and sales, reports, and other documentation. The position provides excellent customer service and assists customers with sales, shows available products and facilities, assists visitors, and courteously meets other related needs or inquiries. The Cemetery Supervisor works as a team with their lead position for grounds maintenance to ensure staff has the necessary time, resources and equipment to perform at peak efficiency. Performs as a working leader and effectively divides time between office administration and outdoor activities, including limited maintenance and lawn/landscaping duties at the cemetery as appropriate. The position assists the Public Services Department in addressing cemetery concerns, completing necessary research, forecasting, budgeting, planning, and administering cemetery projects. Candidates are required to possess a High School Diploma or GED equivalency. Vocational/specialized training in cemetery operations is preferred. At least five years’ experience in cemetery operations in a supervisory capacity or related area required. Additionally, preferred areas of experience include grounds maintenance, customer service, irrigation system maintenance, and proficient in the use of computers. An equivalent combination of training and experience may be substituted for required education, experience and/or management experience. A valid Florida Drivers’ License is required. Position: UTILITY BILLING TECHNICIAN II Department: FINANCE Hourly Range: $14.54 - $23.42 D.O.Q. Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED Description/Requirements: Position is complex and specialized, involving individual billing of utility services provided by the City. Work involves computerized processing, maintenance and reporting. The employee is expected to perform routine duties independently, applying knowledge of departmental procedures. Candidates must possess a High School diploma/GED; vocational training in business practices or customer service is preferred. Six to twelve months experience in customer service; one to two years’ experience working with the public, preferably relating to utility billing and/or municipal government; one to two years’ experience in maintenance of financial records and utility customer accounts; or an equivalent combination of training and experience, which provides the required knowledge, skills, and experience. Computer experience, including but not limited to mainframe applications and Excel is required. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida Driver’s License. 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. SUMMER CAMP EMPLOYMENT TEMPORARY POSITIONS—RECREATION DIVISION 12 WEEKS: MAY 23—AUGUST 14, 2019 Position: RECREATION SPECIALIST I (SUMMER) – 2 POSITIONS Department: PUBLIC SERVICES Hourly Wage: $13.84 Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED Basic Requirements: Minimum of two years college or university or equivalent experience preferred. Experience must be in the recreation or related field. Plans, organizes, implements and supervises recreational activities and programs. Supervises and assists staff. Direct supervision of children ages 6-14. Ability to swim, CPR and lifesaving skills preferred. Valid Florida Driver’s license required. Position: RECREATION LEADER (SUMMER) – 12 POSITIONS Department: PUBLIC SERVICES Hourly Wage: $11.96 Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED Basic Requirements: High School Diploma/GED required. Experience in the field of recreation and minimum age of 18 years old preferred. An equivalent combination of education/training/experience may be substituted at the City’s discretion. Plans and executes leisure activities such as sports, arts and crafts, drama, and special events. May supervise or instruct a group of children planning activities and administering correction. Maintains participant safety, administers first aid and completes reports. Performs related work as required. Ability to swim, CPR, and lifesaving skills preferred. Valid Florida Driver’s license required. 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. ******************************************** 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 MARCH

20, 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: GOLF COURSE ATTENDANT (Part- Time) Department: PUBLIC SERVICES – City Golf Course Starting Rate: $8.46 Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED Description/Requirements: Responsible for performing starter, ranger, range attendant and cart attendant duties at the City’s golf course. Successful candidate must have a High School diploma/GED equivalency. At least six months to one-year golf facility experience preferred including retail and/or cash handling, or Golf Cart, Starter/Ranger, and Range duties. Candidates must be able to perform manual labor of varying degrees of difficulty in varying weather conditions and work irregular hours including weekends and holidays. Position: WASTEWATER COLLECTION TECHNICIAN I Department: WASTEWATER TREATMENT FACILITY Annual Salary: $33,344 - $53,719 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 collection system components in the field or treatment facility. Performs limited supervision of Service Workers and crew leadership 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 coursework or operations experience. Experience: Required—at least 1 year 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 “C” Wastewater Collection Certification 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 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 DIVISION COORDINATOR Department: PUBLIC SERVICES Hourly Range: $16.03 - $25.82 D.O.Q. Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED Description/Requirements: Under general supervision, performs a variety of office administrative duties such as providing customer service, communications, procurement processing, payroll processing, budget tracking, word processing, records maintenance, vendor billing, answering telephones, data entry, filing, bookkeeping, handling mail, compliance reporting as well as report preparation. Provides administrative support to Water Division operations and activities. The successful candidate will possess superior organizational skills and the ability to pay attention to detail, as well as exceptional communication and public relations skills. Qualifications: Minimum—High School diploma or GED equivalency plus at least 3 years of secretarial/clerical experience; Preferred—Secretarial certification or Associate’s or higher degree in business management or a related field (with experience as listed above) plus prior experience with administration within utility or other related operations. An equivalent combination of education/training and experience may be substituted for required education/training and experience, at the City’s discretion. Position: CEMETERY SUPERVISOR Department: PUBLIC SERVICES Annual Rate: $44,685 - $73,027 – Plus Excellent Benefits Package Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED Description/Requirements: The City of Tarpon Springs is seeking a Cemetery Supervisor to perform highly responsible work that leads, organizes, and administers the activities of the Cemetery Division of the Public Services Department. This position performs administrative duties both during regular hours and after hours for funeral services, including witnessing, burials, leading/supervising staff, preparing area for service, coordinating with service providers, locating burials, directing traffic, collecting and transmitting required records, completing orders and sales, reports, and other documentation. The position provides excellent customer service and assists customers with sales, shows available products and facilities, assists visitors, and courteously meets other related needs or inquiries. The Cemetery Supervisor works as a team with their lead position for grounds maintenance to ensure staff has the necessary time, resources and equipment to perform at peak efficiency. Performs as a working leader and effectively divides time between office administration and outdoor activities, including limited maintenance and lawn/landscaping duties at the cemetery as appropriate. The position assists the Public Services Department in addressing cemetery concerns, completing necessary research, forecasting, budgeting, planning, and administering cemetery projects. Candidates are required to possess a High School Diploma or GED equivalency. Vocational/specialized training in cemetery operations is preferred. At least five years’ experience in cemetery operations in a supervisory capacity or related area required. Additionally, preferred areas of experience include grounds maintenance, customer service, irrigation system maintenance, and proficient in the use of computers. An equivalent combination of training and experience may be substituted for required education, experience and/or management experience. A valid Florida Drivers’ License is required. Position: UTILITY BILLING TECHNICIAN II Department: FINANCE Hourly Range: $14.54 - $23.42 D.O.Q. Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED Description/Requirements: Position is complex and specialized, involving individual billing of utility services provided by the City. Work involves computerized processing, maintenance and reporting. The employee is expected to perform routine duties independently, applying knowledge of departmental procedures. Candidates must possess a High School diploma/GED; vocational training in business practices or customer service is preferred. Six to twelve months experience in customer service; one to two years’ experience working with the public, preferably relating to utility billing and/or municipal government; one to two years’ experience in maintenance of financial records and utility customer accounts; or an equivalent combination of training and experience, which provides the required knowledge, skills, and experience. Computer experience, including but not limited to mainframe applications and Excel is required. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida Driver’s License. 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. SUMMER CAMP EMPLOYMENT TEMPORARY POSITIONS—RECREATION DIVISION 12 WEEKS: MAY 23—AUGUST 14, 2019 Position: RECREATION SPECIALIST I (SUMMER) – 2 POSITIONS Department: PUBLIC SERVICES Hourly Wage: $13.84 Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED Basic Requirements: Minimum of two years college or university or equivalent experience preferred. Experience must be in the recreation or related field. Plans, organizes, implements and supervises recreational activities and programs. Supervises and assists staff. Direct supervision of children ages 6-14. Ability to swim, CPR and lifesaving skills preferred. Valid Florida Driver’s license required. Position: RECREATION LEADER (SUMMER) – 12 POSITIONS Department: PUBLIC SERVICES Hourly Wage: $11.96 Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED Basic Requirements: High School Diploma/GED required. Experience in the field of recreation and minimum age of 18 years old preferred. An equivalent combination of education/training/experience may be substituted at the City’s discretion. Plans and executes leisure activities such as sports, arts and crafts, drama, and special events. May supervise or instruct a group of children planning activities and administering correction. Maintains participant safety, administers first aid and completes reports. Performs related work as required. Ability to swim, CPR, and lifesaving skills preferred. Valid Florida Driver’s license required. 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. ******************************************** 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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