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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 April 6, 2021

Department:       PUBLIC SERVICES

Hourly Starting Rate: $8.56

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 – TARPON SPRINGS CITY GOLF COURSE

Hourly Starting Rate:   $8.65

BASIC 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.

Closing Date:  OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Department:       PUBLIC WORKS – STREETS

Hourly Rate:       $14.98 – $24.13 D.O.Q.

Closing Date:     OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Under general supervision, operates various heavy equipment in performing general labor duties for the Streets and Stormwater Division.  Performs operations and preventive maintenance duties for various equipment, including street sweeper, bulldozer, loader, dump truck, grading tractor, bucket truck, bush hog, vac. truck etc. Performs hand/power tool operations for various tools such as pitchfork, shovel, rake, chain saw etc. Conducts preventive maintenance on vehicles and tools. Performs general maintenance duties for roads and streets, including sweeping streets; checking lights on poles; trimming trees; hauling and spreading dirt, gravel and/or rock; digging stumps and ditches; hauling trees and trash and bush hogging. High School Diploma or GED equivalency is required; vocational/specialized training in heavy equipment operation is preferred. At least 1 year of experience in heavy equipment is required with 2 or more years’ heavy equipment experience preferred. Position requires a valid Florida Class B Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with Air Brake Endorsement.

Department:       PUBLIC SERVICES – CITY CEMETERY

Hourly Rate:       $12.94

Under general supervision performs a variety of maintenance and lawn/landscaping duties such as mowing, raking, trimming, irrigation system maintenance and general grounds maintenance. Provides customer service including sales, as assigned. Provides assistance at funeral services, including witnessing, burials, preparing area for service, coordinating with service providers, locating burials, directing traffic and providing other assistance as required. Provides primary cemetery coverage including customer service. Required education and experience: High School diploma or GED plus at least one year of experience as a laborer with related lawn maintenance or similar outdoor labor experience. Preferred requirements: previous experience as a cemetery maintenance worker is preferred, as well as previous customer service experience. A combination of training and/or experience may be substituted at the discretion of the City, for required education and experience. Must possess and retain a valid Florida Driver’s License.

Closing Date:      OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Department:       PUBLIC SERVICES – WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT

Annual Salary:    $41,756 – $67,269 D.O.Q.

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 of employment, depending on area of assignment.

Closing Date:  OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Department:       PUBLIC SERVICES

Hourly Rate:       $15.72 – $25.33 D.O.Q.

Closing Date:     OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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.

Department:     PUBLIC SERVICES – RECREATION DIVISION Hourly Rate:    $12.32 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:       DIVISION OF FINANCE

Hourly Range:    $14.98 – $24.13 D.O.Q.

Closing Date:     OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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

Department:       PUBLIC SERVICES – REVERSE OSMOSIS WATER FACILITY

Hourly Rate:       $17.34 – $27.93 D.O.Q.

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.

Closing Date:      OPEN UNTIL FILLED