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HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT

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.  The City of Tarpon Springs is a member of the International Public Management Association for Human Resources, Equal Opportunity Employer, Veterans’ Preference and 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
Telephone 727-938-3711 or Email HR: HR2@ctsfl.us

Benefits
Employment Application
Ethics Fraud Whistleblower Policy

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.

 

CURRENT EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES WITH THE CITY OF TARPON SPRINGS

Updated August 7, 2020

Department:        PUBLIC SERVICES – CITY GOLF COURSE – SNACK BAR
Hourly Rate:       $8.56
Closing Date:      OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Basic 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.

Department:       PUBLIC SERVICES – CITY GOLF COURSE
Starting Rate:     $8.56
Closing Date:      OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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.

Department:                   INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Annual Salary Range:  $50,004 – $80,558 D.O.Q.
Closing Date:                 OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Incumbent performs professional work of a tactical nature, including advanced analytical and technical assignments. Must be able to identify and resolve major work problems using creative and original thinking. Performs under general direction with significant latitude for individual and team initiative, judgment and discretion to determine hardware, software, maintain functioning operations as well as to achieve business objectives. Advanced proficiency is required in two or more of the following areas: Database Administration, Network Management, Server Management, Application Design, Application Development, Enterprise Architecture, Quality Assurance, Incident Management, Security Management, Service Management, Production Application Services, Storage Area Network, Middleware Management, Project/Portfolio Management and/or Document Management. Qualifications: Associate’s degree in information technology, computer science, computer technology or related field and 4 years’ experience as described above, or Bachelor’s degree in the same areas and 2 years’ experience as described above. Experience: 6 years of technical and professional experience in information technology in the assigned subject matter tasks and one (1) year of team leadership or supervision in the assigned subject matter tasks. Candidate to demonstrate competence and/or possess certifications in one or more specific IT functions. Must have a valid Florida Driver’s license. An equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be substituted for required education and experience requirements.

Department:       PUBLIC SERVICES
Annual Salary:   $41,138 – $66,275 D.O.Q.
Closing Date:     OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Description/Requirements:
Under limited supervision, assists the Chief Wastewater Plant Operator in overseeing the effective and efficient operations of the Wastewater Treatment Plant, ensuring that all State and Federal regulations are met. Performs a variety of supervisory duties and evaluates and maintains required files and records; prepares various reports as required. Education: Required— High School Diploma or GED equivalency. Vocational education and training in the wastewater field. Experience: Required— 5 years of experience in actual plant operations. Licensure/Certification: Must possess and maintain a valid Florida Driver’s License. Florida Class “A” Wastewater Treatment Operators License is required. Wastewater operations courses (“C”, “B” and “A”) required. Class “B” (CDL) License with Air Brake Endorsement and Tanker Endorsement required within 180 days of employment, depending on area of assignment

Department:       CULTURAL & CIVIC SERVICES
Starting Rate:     $12.14 PER HOUR
Closing Date:      OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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.

Department:       TARPON SPRINGS POLICE

Minimum Hourly Rate:  $17.08

Closing Date:      OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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.  (Day, evening, and midnight shifts). Must possess a valid Florida Driver’s License.

Department:     PUBLIC SERVICES – RECREATION DIVISION
Hourly Rate:    $12.14
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 supervision 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.

Department:       PUBLIC WORKS

Hourly Range:    $13.38 – $21.56 D.O.Q.

Closing Date:      OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Under limited supervision, performs a variety of maintenance duties for the Streets and Stormwater Division of Public Works such as storm drain cleaning/clearing, storm drain maintenance labor, stormwater treatment facility maintenance, stormwater water quality testing and other related duties.  Performs supervisory duties over Technician I positions. High School Diploma or GED equivalency is required. At least 2 years of experience as a laborer is required. Position requires a valid Florida Driver’s License with a valid Florida Class B Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with Air Brake endorsement and Tanker endorsement required within 180 days of employment.

Department:       PUBLIC SERVICES – REVERSE OSMOSIS WATER FACILITY
Hourly Rate:       $17.08 – $27.52 D.O.Q.
Closing Date:      OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Basic Requirements:

Under general supervision, performs 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.  Performs work as assigned in the operation and maintenance of water facilities, including the 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 course C. 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 1 year of experience in treatment plant operations which includes laboratory and maintenance duties.   Preferred—same as above with prior reverse osmosis water treatment plant operational experience. Licensure/Certification: Must possess and maintain a valid Florida Driver’s License. Florida DEP Class “C” Water Treatment Plant Operator’s License is required. Class “B” (CDL) with Air Brake Endorsement and Tanker Endorsement is required within 180 of employment, depending on area of assignment.

Department:       PUBLIC SERVICES
Wage Range:      $17.93 – $28.90 D.O.Q.
Closing Date:      OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Under supervision, performs specialized and complex work to support the daily operations of the City’s wastewater collection system, including the construction, maintenance and repair of system components to ensure the maximum efficiency and effectiveness of wastewater collection. 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 wastewater utility operations. Prior Wastewater or Water coursework or experience. Experience: Required—at least 4 years of experience in public wastewater 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 minimum Level “B” Wastewater Collection Certification is required. Ability to obtain Florida Level “A” Wastewater Collection Certification 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 days of employment, as determined by the City.

Department:       PUBLIC SERVICES
Hourly Rate:       $14.75 – $23.77 D.O.Q.
Closing Date:      OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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.

Department:      PUBLIC SERVICES
Hourly Range:  $17.08 – $27.52 D.O.Q.
Closing Date:    OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Description/Basic 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.

Department:       PUBIC SERVICES
Hourly Range:    $15.49 – $24.96 D.O.Q.
Closing Date:      OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Under limited supervision, performs various licensed and/or certified technical duties related to the protection of the public water supply, including meter repair and backflow operations, distribution system maintenance and repair, and water quality monitoring and assessment.

Education: Required— High School Diploma or GED equivalency. Certification in backflow testing and repair is required within 6 months of employment. Preferred—Vocational/technical school training in backflow testing, backflow repairs. Experience: Required—At least one (1) year of experience in utilities activities, including meter and backflow installation, water distribution systems or plumbing works. Preferred—Two or more years of experience in plumbing and utilities activities.. Licensure/Certification: Must possess and maintain a valid Florida Driver’s License.  Must be at least a FDEP Level 3 Water Distribution System Operator, or obtain such license within one (1) year of starting the position. Advanced licensure is strongly encouraged with this position. A Florida Class “B” (CDL) License with Air Brake Endorsement and Tanker Endorsement is required within 180 days of employment, depending on area of assignment.