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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 EFFECTIVE JANUARY 16, 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: FLEET TECHNICIAN Department: FLEET MAINTENANCE Hourly Rate:  $18.01 - $29.01 D.O.Q. Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED Description/Requirements: Under general supervision, performs skilled mechanical work in the repair and maintenance of gasoline and diesel powered  automotive and utility vehicles, emergency vehicles, and related equipment. Assists with the administrative duties relating to  the operations of Fleet Maintenance. Duties include repairing, servicing and maintaining vehicles, responding to road calls and  assisting in the maintenance of the department’s inventory and record keeping systems. Qualified candidates must possess a  High School diploma/GED; vocational/specialized training in automotive repairs or related area preferred. Two or more years’  experience in automotive/equipment repairs and maintenance preferred or five or more years’ experience in small engine  repair including chain saws, weed eaters, lawn equipment and tractor repair. Recent “Hands-On/Practical” experience is  required.  Master ASE Certification for either heavy trucks or automobiles required within 2 years and thereafter from  appointment. EVT Certification in areas/levels determined by the City within 3 years and thereafter from appointment. A  Florida Commercial Driver’s License (CDL), Class “B” with Air Brakes, Tanker and Passenger Endorsement required within 180  days of employment. License/certifications subject to modification.  Position:          WASTEWATER SERVICE WORKER Department:     PUBLIC SERVICES – WASTEWATER TREATMENT DIVISION Hourly Rate:     $14.11 - $22.73 D.O.Q.  Closing Date:  OPEN UNTIL FILLED Description/Requirements:  Wastewater Collection Technician apprenticeship position providing on-the-job experience and knowledge for achieving  licensing/certification in the assigned area of operations. Under general technical supervision, performs skilled and semi-skilled  work in the installation, maintenance and repair of wastewater system components in the field or at the treatment facility.  Works productively with staff for efficient and compliant operations. Assists in other functions as assigned. Education:  Required—High School Diploma or GED equivalency. Preferred: Associate’s or higher degree in chemistry, biology or related field. Vocational/specialized training in the area of wastewater utility operations. Prior Wastewater or Water operations coursework  or experience. Licensure/Certification: Must possess and maintain a valid Florida Driver’s License. Successful completion of  testing for Florida Wastewater Collection Certification Level “C” is preferred. Successful completion of testing for Florida  Wastewater Collection Certification Level “C” required within 1 year of employment. Florida Wastewater Collection  Certification Level “C” required within 2 years of employment. Class “B” (CDL) License with Air Brake Endorsement and Tanker  Endorsement required within 180 of employment, depending on area of assignment.  Position: MAINTENANCE MECHANIC III / UTILITIES Department: PUBLIC SERVICES - UTILITIES Hourly Rate:     $16.33 - $26.32 D.O.Q. Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED Description/Requirements: Under limited supervision, performs skilled work and oversees other technicians in electrical and mechanical repair work and  preventive maintenance for electromechanical equipment in the water and wastewater divisions, including water and  wastewater facilities. High School Diploma/GED equivalency  required; certification in water and wastewater field, electrical  and mechanical vocational school training preferred, including pumps, motors, electricity, electronics, welding and operations.  Three—five years of experience with water and wastewater maintenance and repair is required. At least one year of supervisory  experience preferred, particularly in area of utilities mechanics. An equivalent combination of education and experience may  be considered.  Must possess and maintain a valid Florida Driver’s License; Air Brake Endorsement and Tanker Endorsement is  required within 180 days of employment. FWPCOA Class “B” Collection Certificate required within one year of eligibility.  Position is subject to call back 24 hours per day on a rotating basis, to respond to emergencies. 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:    WASTEWATER DIVISION COORDINATOR Department:    PUBLIC SERVICES – WASTEWATER TREATMENT DIVISION Hourly Wage Range: $15.04 - $24.23 D.O.Q. Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED 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 telephone, data entry, filing, bookkeeping, handling mail, compliance reporting as well as report preparation.   Provides administrative support to Wastewater Division operations and activities.  The successful candidate will possess superior  organizational skills and the ability to pay attention to detail, as well as exceptional communications 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:    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:    PROJECTS SUPERVISOR Department:    PROJECT ADMINISTRATION Annual Salary Range: $50,964 - $82,103 D.O.Q. Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED Description/Requirements:   Very responsible technical and contract administration project management work involving acquisition plans, procurement  administration, execution, supervision of assigned staff and technical evaluation of construction contracts, project plans and  activities. Takes responsibility for projects planning, contract administration and construction oversight processes including  assignments with complex and diversified projects involving design, construction, review and maintenance of a variety of public  works, utilities, roads and drainage programs or facilities. Exercises considerable independent judgment in resolving problems  and supervising technical activities. Education/Experience: six (6) years’ engineering or construction management, contract  administration or directly related experience with an understanding of CAD systems that includes supervision or supervisory  training and project management experience or project management training; or a Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering,  construction management or related field with a basic understanding of the use of CAD systems plus 3 years’ experience as  described above; or an equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience may be substituted for required  education, training and/or experience, at the City’s discretion. Consideration will be given to other highly desirable knowledge,  skills, abilities and credentials relevant to the position. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida Driver’s license.   Position:    POLICE DISPATCHER Department:    POLICE Minimum Hourly Rate:  $16.58 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:    OPERATOR TRAINEE – WATER DIVISION Department:    PUBLIC SERVICES Hourly Rate: $15.04 - $24.23 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: WATER SERVICE WORKER Department: PUBLIC SERVICES Starting Hourly Rate:              $14.32 Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED Description/Requirements: Water Distribution Technician apprenticeship position providing on-the-job experience and knowledge for achieving  licensing/certification in the assigned area of operations. Under general operator supervision, performs skilled and semi-skilled  work in the installation, maintenance and repair of water and reclaimed water pipes, valves, meters, fire hydrants and other  water system components in the field or at the treatment facility. Works productively with staff for efficient and compliant  operations. Assists in other functions as assigned. Education: Required—High School Diploma or GED equivalency. Preferred:  Associate’s or higher degree in chemistry, biology or related field. Vocational/specialized training in the area of water utility  operations. Prior Wastewater or Water operations coursework or experience. Licensure/Certification: Must possess and maintain a valid Florida Driver’s License. Successful completion of testing for Florida DEP Level III Water Distribution Operator’s License is  preferred. Successful completion of testing for Florida DEP Level III Water Distribution Operator’s License required within 1 year  of employment. Florida DEP Level III Water Distribution Operator’s License required within 2 years of employment. Class “B”  (CDL) License with Air Brake Endorsement and Tanker Endorsement required within 180 of employment, depending on area of  assignment.  Position: WATER DISTRIBUTION TECHNICIAN I Department: PUBLIC SERVICES Hourly Rate: $15.79 - $25.44 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.  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 water utility operations. Prior Water or Wastewater  coursework or experience. Experience: Required—at least 1 year 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 III 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: PARKS MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR Department: PUBLIC WORKS Annual Salary: $41,928 - $67,547 D.O.Q. Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED Description/Requirements: Under limited direction of the Facilities Management Superintendent, oversees the efficient maintenance and readiness for use  of all active and passive parks, right-of-ways, byways, the beach, City-owned lots and City building grounds. This includes  turfgrass, floral/plantings, trees, surfaces, irrigation systems, athletic fields/courts and tot lot playgrounds. Assists in project  management, supervision and assignment of workers as needed. High School Diploma or GED equivalency is required, as well as  vocational/specialized training in turf maintenance. Three years of progressively responsible experience in parks maintenance,  playground maintenance, plant and tree trimming and associated tasks, plus one year of supervisory experience is required. Two  or more years of supervisory experience is preferred. Position requires a valid Florida Class B Commercial Driver’s license (CDL).  Certification in lawn and ornamental and pest control required within six months of employment. An equivalent combination of  training and experience may be substituted for required education and experience, at the City’s discretion.   Position: UTILITIES CUSTOMER SERVICE MANAGER Department: UTILITY BILLING DIVISION Annual Salary Range: $46,226 - $74,470 D.O.Q. Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED Description/Requirements: Supervisory, professional, and administrative work of a responsible nature in various functions related to the management of  the Utility Billing Department. Work involves supervising employees in the areas of utility customer service, utility billing,  meter reading and land management/addressing program. Duties require in-depth knowledge of policies and procedures of all  functional areas of utility customer service, utility billing, meter reading and land management. Customer service duties  require demonstrated proficiency in communicating professionally with utility customers and other departments, and a problem  solving orientation toward efficient completion of assigned responsibilities. Ability to positively interact with and direct a wide  range of employees, foster a team atmosphere, and supervise, evaluate, mentor, and develop subordinates in a professional  manner that focuses on performance to achieve department goals. Associate degree in business administration, management, accounting, or related field is preferred. Three to five years of  customer service, accounting, or utilities billing experience, preferably in a supervisory capacity; an equivalent combination of  education, training and experience may be substituted at the City’s discretion, for the above education, training and  experience. Computer experience, including but not limited to mainframe applications and Excel is required. Must possess and  maintain a valid Florida Driver’s License.  Position: RECREATION WORKER Department: PUBLIC SERVICES Minimum Hourly Rate:  $11.78 Closing Date: JANUARY 26, 2018 at 5:00 P.M. Basic Requirements: Under general supervision performs various custodial duties such as cleaning, sweeping, mopping, vacuuming, dusting, emptying  waste receptacles etc.  Performs basic maintenance tasks as needed in Recreation Division buildings. Unlocks and/or locks City  facilities as assigned. May assist in repair and installation of equipment. Completes forms and other documentation associated  with duties. Occasionally required to work irregular hours and in confined spaces. Has contact with people under a wide variety of circumstances; must be able to respond to citizen inquiries and complaints in a timely and courteous manner. Handles  emergency situations and may perform emergency assistance. High School Diploma or GED required. One to two years of  custodial/cleaning experience preferred. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida Driver’s License.    Position: LIBRARIAN II Department: CULTURAL & CIVIC SERVICES Annual Salary Range: $39,931 - $64,330 D.O.Q. Closing Date: JANUARY 26, 2018 at 5:00 P.M. Basic Requirements: Advanced professional position with responsibility for the management of a library department under limited supervision.  The  incumbent provides creative insight and practical support to the Library Director and staff.  Assists the Library Director in  planning and coordinating overall library services; contributes input for library goals and objectives and for establishing  department policies and procedures.  Prepares a variety of reports, statistical analyses and summaries; manages the  maintenance of equipment and materials, manages a materials budget.  Supervises and trains department staff in policy,  procedures and delivery of services.  Develops, organizes and presents a variety of programs and outreach activities.  Required  Education:  Master’s Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited college or university; Preferred Education: minimum  requirements as listed above plus additional graduate education.  Required Experience:  Two— Three years’ of library  experience with one year of supervisory/management experience.  Preferred Experience:  Three-Five years’  supervisory/management experience in a library, municipal or other public entity.  Must possess and maintain a valid Florida  Driver’s License.  Hours and days vary within the schedule, including Saturdays.  Position: RECREATION PROGRAM & ATHLETIC COORDINATOR Department: PUBLIC SERVICES Annual Salary Range: $29,797 - $48,004 D.O.Q. Closing Date: FEBRUARY 2, 2018 at 5:00 P.M. Description/Requirements: Plans, organizes, implements and evaluates leisure service programs. Assignments may include sports leagues, classes or events  for preschoolers to seniors. Exercises independent judgment in creating programs following established policies and procedures. Functions as Director of Summer Camp and night supervisor as assigned. Performs various supervisory duties under the direction  of the Recreation Superintendent. Duties include but are not limited to attending community and civic functions, giving  speeches and presentations, hosting social events for the division. Schedule involves night and weekend work; may be on call 24  hours per day. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Recreation or closely related field with 3—5 years’ experience in recreation  programming is required, as well as AED and CPR certification. Prior athletic programming is preferred. An equivalent  combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities may be  substituted at the City’s discretion, for required qualifications. Certified Park and Recreation Professional (CPRP) designation  required within 2 years of hire. Valid Florida Driver License required with Commercial Driver License (CDL) required within 6  months if assigned.  ******************************************** 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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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 EFFECTIVE

JANUARY 16, 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: FLEET TECHNICIAN Department: FLEET MAINTENANCE Hourly Rate:  $18.01 - $29.01 D.O.Q. Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED Description/Requirements: Under general supervision, performs skilled  mechanical work in the repair and maintenance of  gasoline and diesel powered automotive and utility  vehicles, emergency vehicles, and related  equipment. Assists with the administrative duties  relating to the operations of Fleet Maintenance.  Duties include repairing, servicing and maintaining  vehicles, responding to road calls and assisting in  the maintenance of the department’s inventory and  record keeping systems. Qualified candidates must  possess a High School diploma/GED;  vocational/specialized training in automotive repairs  or related area preferred. Two or more years’  experience in automotive/equipment repairs and  maintenance preferred or five or more years’  experience in small engine repair including chain  saws, weed eaters, lawn equipment and tractor  repair. Recent “Hands-On/Practical” experience is  required.  Master ASE Certification for either heavy  trucks or automobiles required within 2 years and  thereafter from appointment. EVT Certification in  areas/levels determined by the City within 3 years  and thereafter from appointment. A Florida  Commercial Driver’s License (CDL), Class “B” with  Air Brakes, Tanker and Passenger Endorsement  required within 180 days of employment.  License/certifications subject to modification.  Position:            WASTEWATER SERVICE WORKER Department:       PUBLIC SERVICES – WASTEWATER  TREATMENT DIVISION Hourly Rate:       $14.11 - $22.73 D.O.Q. Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED Description/Requirements: Wastewater Collection Technician apprenticeship  position providing on-the-job experience and  knowledge for achieving licensing/certification in  the assigned area of operations. Under general  technical supervision, performs skilled and semi-  skilled work in the installation, maintenance and  repair of wastewater system components in the field  or at the treatment facility. Works productively with  staff for efficient and compliant operations. Assists  in other functions as assigned. Education:  Required—High School Diploma or GED equivalency.  Preferred: Associate’s or higher degree in chemistry,  biology or related field. Vocational/specialized  training in the area of wastewater utility operations.  Prior Wastewater or Water operations coursework or  experience. Licensure/Certification: Must possess  and maintain a valid Florida Driver’s License.  Successful completion of testing for Florida  Wastewater Collection Certification Level “C” is  preferred. Successful completion of testing for  Florida Wastewater Collection Certification Level  “C” required within 1 year of employment. Florida  Wastewater Collection Certification Level “C”  required within 2 years of employment. Class “B”  (CDL) License with Air Brake Endorsement and  Tanker Endorsement required within 180 of  employment, depending on area of assignment.  Position: MAINTENANCE MECHANIC III / UTILITIES Department: PUBLIC SERVICES - UTILITIES Hourly Rate:     $16.33 - $26.32 D.O.Q. Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED Description/Requirements: Under limited supervision, performs skilled work and  oversees other technicians in electrical and  mechanical repair work and preventive maintenance  for electromechanical equipment in the water and  wastewater divisions, including water and  wastewater facilities. High School Diploma/GED  equivalency  required; certification in water and  wastewater field, electrical and mechanical  vocational school training preferred, including  pumps, motors, electricity, electronics, welding and  operations. Three—five years of experience with  water and wastewater maintenance and repair is  required. At least one year of supervisory  experience preferred, particularly in area of utilities  mechanics. An equivalent combination of education  and experience may be considered.  Must possess  and maintain a valid Florida Driver’s License; Air  Brake Endorsement and Tanker Endorsement is  required within 180 days of employment. FWPCOA  Class “B” Collection Certificate required within one  year of eligibility. Position is subject to call back 24  hours per day on a rotating basis, to respond to  emergencies. 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:    WASTEWATER DIVISION COORDINATOR Department:    PUBLIC SERVICES – WASTEWATER TREATMENT DIVISION Hourly Wage Range: $15.04 - $24.23 D.O.Q. Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED 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 telephone, data entry, filing,  bookkeeping, handling mail, compliance reporting as  well as report preparation.  Provides administrative  support to Wastewater Division operations and  activities.  The successful candidate will possess  superior organizational skills and the ability to pay  attention to detail, as well as exceptional  communications 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:    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:    PROJECTS SUPERVISOR Department:    PROJECT ADMINISTRATION Annual Salary Range: $50,964 - $82,103 D.O.Q. Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED Description/Requirements:   Very responsible technical and contract  administration project management work involving  acquisition plans, procurement administration,  execution, supervision of assigned staff and  technical evaluation of construction contracts,  project plans and activities. Takes responsibility for  projects planning, contract administration and  construction oversight processes including  assignments with complex and diversified projects  involving design, construction, review and  maintenance of a variety of public works, utilities,  roads and drainage programs or facilities. Exercises  considerable independent judgment in resolving  problems and supervising technical activities.  Education/Experience: six (6) years’ engineering or  construction management, contract administration  or directly related experience with an understanding  of CAD systems that includes supervision or  supervisory training and project management  experience or project management training; or a  Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering, construction  management or related field with a basic  understanding of the use of CAD systems plus 3  years’ experience as described above; or an  equivalent combination of education, training  and/or experience may be substituted for required  education, training and/or experience, at the City’s  discretion. Consideration will be given to other  highly desirable knowledge, skills, abilities and  credentials relevant to the position. Must possess  and maintain a valid Florida Driver’s license.   Position:    POLICE DISPATCHER Department:    POLICE Minimum Hourly Rate:  $16.58 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:    OPERATOR TRAINEE – WATER DIVISION Department:    PUBLIC SERVICES Hourly Rate: $15.04 - $24.23 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: WATER SERVICE WORKER Department: PUBLIC SERVICES Starting Hourly Rate:              $14.32 Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED Description/Requirements: Water Distribution Technician apprenticeship  position providing on-the-job experience and  knowledge for achieving licensing/certification in  the assigned area of operations. Under general  operator supervision, performs skilled and semi-  skilled work in the installation, maintenance and  repair of water and reclaimed water pipes, valves,  meters, fire hydrants and other water system  components in the field or at the treatment facility.  Works productively with staff for efficient and  compliant operations. Assists in other functions as  assigned. Education: Required—High School Diploma  or GED equivalency. Preferred: Associate’s or higher  degree in chemistry, biology or related field.  Vocational/specialized training in the area of water  utility operations. Prior Wastewater or Water  operations coursework or experience.  Licensure/Certification: Must possess and maintain a  valid Florida Driver’s License. Successful completion  of testing for Florida DEP Level III Water Distribution  Operator’s License is preferred. Successful  completion of testing for Florida DEP Level III Water  Distribution Operator’s License required within 1  year of employment. Florida DEP Level III Water  Distribution Operator’s License required within 2  years of employment. Class “B” (CDL) License with  Air Brake Endorsement and Tanker Endorsement  required within 180 of employment, depending on  area of assignment.  Position: WATER DISTRIBUTION TECHNICIAN I Department: PUBLIC SERVICES Hourly Rate: $15.79 - $25.44 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.  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 water  utility operations. Prior Water or Wastewater  coursework or experience. Experience: Required—at  least 1 year 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 III 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: PARKS MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR Department: PUBLIC WORKS Annual Salary: $41,928 - $67,547 D.O.Q. Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED Description/Requirements: Under limited direction of the Facilities Management  Superintendent, oversees the efficient maintenance  and readiness for use of all active and passive parks,  right-of-ways, byways, the beach, City-owned lots  and City building grounds. This includes turfgrass,  floral/plantings, trees, surfaces, irrigation systems,  athletic fields/courts and tot lot playgrounds. Assists  in project management, supervision and assignment  of workers as needed. High School Diploma or GED  equivalency is required, as well as  vocational/specialized training in turf maintenance.  Three years of progressively responsible experience  in parks maintenance, playground maintenance,  plant and tree trimming and associated tasks, plus  one year of supervisory experience is required. Two  or more years of supervisory experience is  preferred. Position requires a valid Florida Class B  Commercial Driver’s license (CDL). Certification in  lawn and ornamental and pest control required  within six months of employment. An equivalent  combination of training and experience may be  substituted for required education and experience,  at the City’s discretion.   Position: UTILITIES CUSTOMER SERVICE MANAGER Department: UTILITY BILLING DIVISION Annual Salary Range: $46,226 - $74,470 D.O.Q. Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED Description/Requirements: Supervisory, professional, and administrative work of  a responsible nature in various functions related to  the management of the Utility Billing Department.  Work involves supervising employees in the areas of  utility customer service, utility billing, meter  reading and land management/addressing program.  Duties require in-depth knowledge of policies and  procedures of all functional areas of utility customer  service, utility billing, meter reading and land  management. Customer service duties require  demonstrated proficiency in communicating  professionally with utility customers and other  departments, and a problem solving orientation  toward efficient completion of assigned  responsibilities. Ability to positively interact with  and direct a wide range of employees, foster a team  atmosphere, and supervise, evaluate, mentor, and  develop subordinates in a professional manner that  focuses on performance to achieve department  goals.   Associate degree in business administration,  management, accounting, or related field is  preferred. Three to five years of customer service,  accounting, or utilities billing experience,  preferably in a supervisory capacity; an equivalent  combination of education, training and experience  may be substituted at the City’s discretion, for the  above education, training and experience. Computer  experience, including but not limited to mainframe  applications and Excel is required. Must possess and  maintain a valid Florida Driver’s License.  Position: RECREATION WORKER Department: PUBLIC SERVICES Minimum Hourly Rate:  $11.78 Closing Date: JANUARY 26, 2018 at 5:00 P.M. Basic Requirements: Under general supervision performs various custodial  duties such as cleaning, sweeping, mopping,  vacuuming, dusting, emptying waste receptacles  etc.  Performs basic maintenance tasks as needed in  Recreation Division buildings. Unlocks and/or locks  City facilities as assigned. May assist in repair and  installation of equipment. Completes forms and  other documentation associated with duties.  Occasionally required to work irregular hours and in  confined spaces. Has contact with people under a  wide variety of circumstances; must be able to  respond to citizen inquiries and complaints in a  timely and courteous manner. Handles emergency  situations and may perform emergency assistance.  High School Diploma or GED required. One to two  years of custodial/cleaning experience preferred.  Must possess and maintain a valid Florida Driver’s  License.  Position: LIBRARIAN II Department: CULTURAL & CIVIC SERVICES Annual Salary Range: $39,931 - $64,330 D.O.Q. Closing Date: JANUARY 26, 2018 at 5:00 P.M. Basic Requirements: Advanced professional position with responsibility  for the management of a library department under  limited supervision.  The incumbent provides  creative insight and practical support to the Library  Director and staff.  Assists the Library Director in  planning and coordinating overall library services;  contributes input for library goals and objectives  and for establishing department policies and  procedures.  Prepares a variety of reports,  statistical analyses and summaries; manages the  maintenance of equipment and materials, manages  a materials budget.  Supervises and trains  department staff in policy, procedures and delivery  of services.  Develops, organizes and presents a  variety of programs and outreach activities.   Required Education:  Master’s Degree in Library  Science from an ALA accredited college or  university; Preferred Education: minimum  requirements as listed above plus additional  graduate education.  Required Experience:  Two—  Three years’ of library experience with one year of  supervisory/management experience.  Preferred  Experience:  Three-Five years’  supervisory/management experience in a library,  municipal or other public entity.  Must possess and  maintain a valid Florida Driver’s License.  Hours and  days vary within the schedule, including Saturdays.  Position: RECREATION PROGRAM & ATHLETIC COORDINATOR Department: PUBLIC SERVICES Annual Salary Range: $29,797 - $48,004 D.O.Q. Closing Date: FEBRUARY 2, 2018 at 5:00 P.M. Description/Requirements: Plans, organizes, implements and evaluates leisure  service programs. Assignments may include sports  leagues, classes or events for preschoolers to  seniors. Exercises independent judgment in creating  programs following established policies and  procedures. Functions as Director of Summer Camp  and night supervisor as assigned. Performs various  supervisory duties under the direction of the  Recreation Superintendent. Duties include but are  not limited to attending community and civic  functions, giving speeches and presentations,  hosting social events for the division. Schedule  involves night and weekend work; may be on call 24  hours per day. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in  Recreation or closely related field with 3—5 years’  experience in recreation programming is required,  as well as AED and CPR certification. Prior athletic  programming is preferred. An equivalent  combination of education, training and experience  which provides the required knowledge, skills and  abilities may be substituted at the City’s discretion,  for required qualifications. Certified Park and  Recreation Professional (CPRP) designation required  within 2 years of hire. Valid Florida Driver License  required with Commercial Driver License (CDL)  required within 6 months if assigned.  ******************************************** 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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