City of Boynton Beach

The City of Boynton Beach is the third largest municipality in Palm Beach County with an estimated population of approximately 80,139 residents. Residents of Boynton Beach enjoy a tropical lifestyle with waterfront dining, abundant shopping and lively entertainment throughout the week.  With hundreds of restaurants, outdoor lifestyle shopping centers and a regional mall, residents do not have to travel outside the City to dine, shop or to be entertained. 

The City operates nine recreation centers, 29 parks, a swimming pool, a municipal beach, and offers many youth, teen, adult and senior programs.  Professional, dedicated staff members, with the assistance of valuable volunteers, manage the year-round recreation programs and activities and maintain parks and open spaces for the enjoyment of people of all ages and abilities.

17 job(s) at City of Boynton Beach

City of Boynton Beach, FL Boynton Beach, Florida, United States
Sep 23, 2022
Part Time
Purpose of Classification The purpose of this classification is to supervise recreation activities, including opening facility; greeting and assisting people; answering the telephone; and maintaining order in the recreation facility. Position will not exceed 29.5 hours per week and will require working holidays and weekends when needed. Schedule is flexible and may vary weekly depending on the activities planned and will include nights and weekends. Essential Functions The following duties and functions, as outlined herein, are intended to be representative of the type of tasks performed within this classification. They are not listed in any order of importance. The omission of specific statements of the duties or functions does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned. Organizes and sets up programs and activities; supervises recreation activities; resolves differences that may arise during play. Greets the public at the front desk; answers the telephone; gives information over the phone and in person; registers users; collects fees; balances cash/registers. Opens and closes the recreation building; checks buildings; reports any maintenance problems; maintains order in the building; checks keys in and out. Makes copies; folds and stuffs envelopes; types labels, letters, and charts; keeps files in order; prepares bulletin board and flyers; prepares supply order for office; completes computer file backup; reads manuals and instructions. Attends various meetings as needed. ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS Attends to custodial duties, when needed. May make mail deliveries. Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications High school diploma or valid equivalent; and Six (6) months previous experience; and Must possess (or able to obtain within fourteen (14) days of hire) and maintain a valid Florida driver's license; and Individuals selected for a position must possess valid CPR/First Aid Certification prior to date of hire and must maintain the certification thereafter. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Minimum Qualifications for education and experience must be met before consideration of the following Preferred Qualifications: Florida Commercial Driver's License including appropriate endorsement(s) is preferred. Supplemental Information Effectively communicates with supervisor, employees, other departments, contractors, engineers, companies, vendors, outside agencies, the public, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems. Accurately and expeditiously receives and delivers messages and information to the appropriate individuals. Ability to prepare accurate and thorough written records and reports. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions and to complete assigned tasks with minimal supervisory direction. Ability to understand and quickly and accurately follow brief oral and written instructions on moderately complex matters. Ability to establish and maintain harmonious working relationships with Supervisor, customers, other employees, other departments, other governmental and regulatory agencies, and the general public as needed. Knowledge of safe and efficient work practice related to recreation facility duties KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES (KSA's) Skilled at explaining, interpreting, and enforcing regulations in a tactful, courteous, and impartial manner Ability to identify and resolve problems Ability to observe and detect unsafe and hazardous conditions in the field Ability to supervise reaction activities Ability to assist in enforcement of applicable park and city laws and regulations PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS / ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS Physical Ability : Tasks require the ability to exert very moderate physical effort in light work, typically involving some combination of stooping, kneeling, crouching and crawling, and which may involve some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of moderate weight (20 pounds). Sensory Requirements : Tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate visual cues or signals. Tasks require the ability to communicate orally. Environmental Factors : Essential functions are regularly performed without exposure to adverse environmental conditions. The City of Boynton Beach, Florida, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S. C. 12101 et. seq.), the City of Boynton Beach will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. A review of this position has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties. All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements are subject to possible modifications to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent(s) will possess the abilities and aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat of significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. Requirements are representative of the minimum level of knowledge, skills, and ability. VETERANS' PREFERENCE Certain servicemembers and veterans, and the spouses and family members of such servicemembers and veterans, receive preference and priority in the City's hiring process. Additionally, certain servicemembers may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements in employment by the City.
City of Boynton Beach, FL Boynton Beach, Florida, United States
Sep 22, 2022
Full Time
Purpose of Classification The purpose of this classification is to supervise the construction/maintenance of wastewater and stormwater pumping stations. Essential Functions The following duties and functions, as outlined herein, are intended to be representative of the type of tasks performed within this classification. They are not listed in any order of importance. The omission of specific statements of the duties or functions does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned. Supervises, trains, directs, motivates and evaluates assigned staff, addresses employee concerns and problems, directing work, counseling, and managing employee performance. Oversees, reviews, directs and evaluates daily work activities; consults with assigned staff, assists with complex/problem situations, and provides technical expertise. Participates in the recruitment and recommendation of new staff and contractual personnel. Ensures division compliance with all applicable codes, laws, rules, regulations, standards, policies and procedures; initiates any actions necessary to correct deviations or violations. Ensures adherence to established safety policies and procedures; inspects and orders safety equipment; coordinates training in safety procedures; monitors work environment to ensure safety of employees and other individuals. Consults with Field Operations Manager and other officials as needed to review department activities and processes pertaining to pumping operations; provides recommendations, resolves problems, and receives advice/direction. Develops planned routine maintenance; prevents and repairs sewer pumping stations. Oversees/monitors Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) system. Oversees the pumping station division; supervises the construction/maintenance of pumping stations. Maintains and keeps pertinent records for reference of each lift station. Oversees planning, organizing, and scheduling of internal and contracted projects; coordinates projects/activities with those of other divisions, departments, outside contractors, or others as needed; monitors status of work in progress and inspects completed work. Calculates materials needed for each project; tracks labor and materials involved in each project for billing purposes; maintains records. Oversees inventory of division equipment, tools, supplies, and materials; ensures availability of adequate materials to complete projects; makes vehicle assignments; obtains competitive price quotes; reviews equipment specifications and bids; initiates orders for new or replacement materials. Follows City Procurement Department's policies in obtaining goods and services. Operates a variety of machinery, equipment, and tools associated with department activities, which may include heavy equipment, utility vehicles, and drafting instruments. Oversees general cleaning/maintenance tasks necessary to keep vehicles, equipment, and tools in operable condition, which may include; selecting appropriate Personal Protective Equipment for staff, inspecting equipment, checking/replacing fluids, greasing equipment, washing/cleaning equipment, and cleaning shop/work areas; inspects/monitors equipment operations to maintain efficiency and safety; coordinates preventive maintenance and repair work. Supports and actively promotes the City's safety policies and procedures including incident/accident reporting and review. Prepares, recommends, and administers division budget; monitors expenditures. Participates in the planning for future improvements and repairs. Prepares or completes various forms, reports, correspondence, schedules, production reports, accident reports, incident reports, overtime reports, performance appraisals, purchase requisitions, budget requests, budget reports, as-built blueprints, or other documents. Receives and reviews various forms, reports, correspondence, vehicle maintenance reports, contractor reports, operational cost data, invoices, budget reports, contracts, bids, specifications, training materials, blueprints, as-built drawings, policies, catalogs, manuals, reference materials, Leave Requests, payroll timesheets or other documentation; reviews, completes, processes, forwards or retains as appropriate. Operates a computer to enter, retrieve, review or modify data; utilizes word processing or other software programs; utilizes computerized telemetry system to monitor lift station operations diagnose/troubleshoot problems. Communicates via telephone and/or two-way radio; provides information and assistance; takes and relays messages; responds to requests for service or assistance. Communicates with supervisor, employees, other divisions, other departments, contractors, vendors, the public, customers, outside agencies, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, resolve problems, or give/receive advice/direction. Attends meetings; serves on committees as needed. Maintains a comprehensive, current knowledge of applicable laws/regulations; maintains an awareness of new trends and advances in the profession; reads professional literature; maintains professional affiliations; attends workshops and training sessions as appropriate. ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS Provides assistance or coverage to other employees as needed. Operates a motor vehicle to conduct work activities. Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications Associate's degree from an accredited college or university in engineering, business, public administration, or a related field. An otherwise qualified individual who does not have a degree must have a total of eight (8) years of operational and supervisory experience in the construction and maintenance of wastewater pumping stations; and Six (6) years of experience in the construction and maintenance of wastewater pumping stations; Three (3) years of previous experience in a supervisory capacity; Must possess and maintain a State of Florida Class A Wastewater Certification; and Must possess [or able to obtain within fourteen (14) days of hire] and maintain a valid Florida driver's license. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Minimum Qualifications for education and experience must be met before consideration of the following Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in engineering, business, public administration, or a related field. Possession of a valid State of Florida Class B Commercial Driver's License. Supplemental Information COMMUNICATION COMPETENCIES The ability to clearly communicate Department and City Goals, Policies, Strategic Plans and other key information to employees and peers using multiple communication platforms including e-mail and social media. Effectively communicates with supervisor, employees, other departments, contractors, engineers, utility companies, vendors, outside agencies, the public, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems. Accurately and expeditiously receives and delivers messages and information to the appropriate individuals. Ability to prepare accurate and thorough written records and reports. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions and to complete assigned tasks with minimal direction. Ability to understand and quickly and accurately follow brief oral and written instructions on moderately complex matters. Ability to establish and maintain harmonious relationships with Supervisor, customers, other employees, other departments, other governmental and regulatory agencies, and the general public as needed. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES (KSA's) Knowledge of department and division operations, policies, procedures, practices and all applicable codes, laws, rules and regulations. Knowledge of and the ability to ensure compliance with safety policies, procedures, practices and OSHA regulations. Knowledge of and the ability to demonstrate proper work methods and procedures when training field crew employees. Knowledge of and the ability to read and interpret plans and blueprints. Skilled at operating all equipment and tools used in the course of job completion. Ability to supervise, evaluate the work of field employees, and identify and resolve personnel issues and concerns. Ability to coordinate, plan and prioritize work assignments to achieve optimum effectiveness in staff utilization and training. Ability to determine and requisition proper and adequate materials, supplies and equipment for job completion. Ability to oversee the inspection and repair/replacement of malfunctioning or obsolete equipment. Ability to troubleshoot and resolve issues and complaints from the public. Ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing. Ability to effectively interact with the public, supervisors, co-workers, other department staff, contractors, and with outside agencies. Ability to develop and sustain good working relationships with all department staff. Ability to manage the division budget to effectively utilize available financial resources. PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS / ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS Physical Ability : Tasks require the regular and, at times, sustained performance of moderately physically demanding work, typically involving some combination of climbing and balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and crawling, and that may involve the lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling of moderately heavy objects and materials (50 pounds); may occasionally involve heavier objects and materials (up to 100 pounds ). Sensory Requirements : Some tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate colors or shades of colors, sounds, odor, depth, texture, and visual cues or signals. Some tasks require the ability to communicate orally. Environmental Factors : Performance of essential functions may require exposure to adverse environmental conditions, such as odors, wetness, humidity, fumes, temperature and noise extremes, machinery, vibrations, electric currents, traffic hazards, toxic agents, disease, or pathogenic substances. The City of Boynton Beach, Florida, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S. C. 12101 et. seq.), the City of Boynton Beach will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. A review of this position has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties. All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements are subject to possible modifications to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent(s) will possess the abilities and aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat of significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. Requirements are representative of the minimum level of knowledge, skills, and ability. VETERANS' PREFERENCE Certain servicemembers and veterans, and the spouses and family members of such servicemembers and veterans, receive preference and priority in the City's hiring process. Additionally, certain servicemembers may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements in employment by the City.
City of Boynton Beach, FL Boynton Beach, Florida, United States
Sep 22, 2022
Full Time
Purpose of Classification PURPOSE OF CLASSIFICATION The purpose of this classification is to oversee all fire and rescue emergency and routine operations, to include supervising and directing all operations conducted by firefighters and Emergency Medical Services (EMS), including Special Operations functions, Training Division, EMS Division, Medical Direction and overseeing departmental operations administration. Essential Functions ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS The following duties and functions, as outlined herein, are intended to be representative of the type of tasks performed within this classification. They are not listed in any order of importance. The omission of specific statements of the duties or functions does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned. Coordinates routine and administrative operations; monitors emergency medical activities, and directs emergency operations of multiple shifts. Oversees the Fire Training and Safety Division, the EMS Division with respect to Medical Direction, protocol development and compliance and the Quality Assurance program. Monitors the trends of EMS calls, response and turn out times and the impact on the overall operations response and determines call volume distribution and future needs of EMS. Serves as the Point of Contact for the department for the Florida Urban Search and Rescue Team (FLUSAR) for deployment purposes as well as determine the operational needs and training requirements of the Team. Oversees the Departments Special Operations Team in respect to daily functions and needs as well as the department needs for both the Technical Rescue Team (TRT) and Dive Rescue and Fire Boat Operations to include equipment needs, team specialized training, member requirements and personnel distribution to the shifts. Oversee the departments new hire orientation, driver operator testing, Officer Candidate School and promotional testing. Prepares operations budget to include Operations, Special Operations, and EMS; recommends vehicle and equipment purchases; purchases fire equipment; prepares, reviews, and monitors a variety of reports; coordinates with the Assistant Chief of Training on approving training and travel requests. Supervises, directs, and evaluates assigned staff, addressing employee concerns and problems, directing work, counseling, disciplining, and completing employee performance appraisals; recruits and interviews personnel; and trains officers. Assists department in the accreditation process and designation of fire officers. Assigns vehicles to shifts; supervises maintenance of all vehicles; and schedules testing of all emergency apparatus. Coordinates operations with other City departments and with external agencies. Oversees consultant's work in the development of the City's emergency disaster planning program including developing and updating the Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan (CEMP), the Continuity of Operations Plan (COOP), and the Continuity of Government Plan (GOG) documents for the City. Assists in developing new standard operational guidelines; reviews and updates personnel policies and procedures. Attends meetings; chairs committees; coordinates special assignment committees; and represents the department at union negotiations. Responds to command second alarm fires and other largescale emergency responses; assists with investigations into fires involving large property loss and those involving civilian or firefighter casualties. Operates as the Chief of Staff and reports directly to the Director of Fire and Emergency Medical Services. Performs duties of Fire Chief in the absence of the Director of Fire and Emergency Medical Services. Types letters and memos; makes photocopies. Performs other related duties as required by the Fire Chief. Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Bachelor's Degree in organizational leadership, public administration, emergency medical services, fire science, or closely related field; Ten (10) years previous experience that includes progressive fire administration, emergency medical services work, fire operations, incident command responsibilities and special operations knowledge and experience with: A minimum of three (3) years of experience as a Shift Commander, Battalion Chief, and/or has attained the rank of District Chief, Division Chief, or Assistant Chief. Must possess and maintain certification as a Firefighter and Paramedic in the State of Florida; Must be certified in Basic Trauma Life Support (BLS), and in CPR. Must be National Incident Management Systems (NIMS) compliant in Incident Command System (ICS)-100, ICS-200, ICS-300, ICS-400, and compliant in Federal Emergency Management Association (FEMA) IS-700, and FEMA IS-800-A. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver's license. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS National Fire Academy Executive Fire Officer Certificate (EFO). Center for Public Safety Excellence Chief Fire Officer Designation (CFO). Supplemental Information COMMUNICATION COMPETENCIES The ability to clearly communicate Department and City Goals, Policies, Strategic Plans and other key information to employees and peers using multiple communication platforms including e-mail and social media. Effectively communicates with supervisor, employees, other departments, contractors, engineers, companies, vendors, outside agencies, the public, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems. Accurately and expeditiously receives and delivers messages and information to the appropriate individuals. Ability to prepare accurate and thorough written records and reports. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions and to complete assigned tasks with minimal direction. Ability to understand and quickly and accurately follow brief oral and written instructions on moderately complex matters. Ability to establish and maintain harmonious relationships with Supervisor, customers, owners, tenants, City officials, other employees, other departments, other governmental and regulatory agencies, and the general public as needed. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES Extensive knowledge of all codes, laws, rules, regulations, standards, policies and procedures applicable to fire prevention, public safety, hazardous materials and emergency medical services; ability to apply this knowledge in carrying out the position duties. Knowledge of modern firefighting/emergency/rescue tactics and principles, fire investigation and prevention. Knowledge of the use and operation of a wide variety of fire motorized and auxiliary apparatus. Knowledge of the principles and practices of municipal budget preparation, presentation, implementation, and administration. Knowledge of the principles of personnel management and employment law and ability to apply them within a fire department in a union environment. Knowledge of comprehensive risk and safety goals. Demonstrated knowledge of supervisory and management principles and practices. Skilled in developing, implementing, abiding by and enforcing City policies, procedures, rules and regulations. Demonstrated skill in both verbal and written communication, including negotiation skills. Demonstrated skill in developing and implementing effective projects and plans. Demonstrated skill in evaluating and responding to complex problems and issues. Demonstrated skill in utilizing appropriate department fire equipment. Ability to formulate action plans quickly in an emergency. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, supervisors, officials and the public. PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS / ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS Physical Ability : Tasks require the regular and, at times, sustained performance of moderately physically demanding work, typically involving some combination of climbing and balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and crawling, and that may involve the lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling of moderately heavy objects and materials (50 pounds). Sensory Requirements : Tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate colors or shades of colors, sounds, odor, depth, texture, and visual cues or signals. Tasks require the ability to communicate orally. Environmental Factors : Performance of essential functions may require exposure to adverse environmental conditions, such as fumes, noise extremes, electric currents, traffic hazards, toxic agents, violence, or pathogenic substances. The City of Boynton Beach, Florida, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S. C. 12101 et. seq.), the City of Boynton Beach will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. A review of this position has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties. All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements are subject to possible modifications to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent(s) will possess the abilities and aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat of significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. Requirements are representative of the minimum level of knowledge, skills, and ability. VETERANS' PREFERENCE Certain servicemembers and veterans, and the spouses and family members of such servicemembers and veterans, receive preference and priority in the City's hiring process. Additionally, certain servicemembers may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements in employment by the City.
City of Boynton Beach, FL Boynton Beach, Florida, United States
Sep 22, 2022
Full Time
Purpose of Classification The purpose of this classification is to inspect businesses and industries for proper storage, handling, disposal, and treatment of toxic and hazardous waste materials. Essential Functions The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned. Assists the Building Department in the evaluation of pollution control fixtures for new and renovated businesses. Performs inspections of city businesses and industries for compliance with applicable environmental codes and ordinances governing disposal/treatment of waste and operates a motor vehicle to conduct work activities. Assists Code Compliance with environmental violation cases. Assists in the development and revision of environmental ordinances. Determines compliance with applicable federal, state, and local codes, laws, rules, regulations, specifications, standards, policies and procedures; initiates any actions necessary to correct deviations or violations; follows up on violations. Conducts inspections of business operations and procedures to ensure that businesses dispose of all toxic/hazardous waste materials in appropriate manner; ensures that restaurants retain and dispose of grease in appropriate manner, and not through the sewer system; meets/communicates with business owners/managers to discuss waste disposal procedures, problems, and violations; performs follow-up inspections of businesses with violations. Collects and tests various samples; conducts sampling of various sanitary and storm sewer effluents; operates and calibrates auto sampler to obtain samples; uses pH meter to determine acidity and/or alkalinity levels at sampling sites; utilizes manhole cover remover to remove manhole covers for inspections and sampling. Follows safety procedures, utilizes safety equipment, and monitors work environment to ensure safety of employees and other individuals. Prepares inspection reports to document findings of inspections/meetings; reports findings to appropriate authorities. Prepares or completes various forms, reports, correspondence, inspection reports, activity reports, or other documents. Receives various forms, reports, correspondence, city ordinances, state/federal statutes, pre-treatment facility inspection manual, industrial waste pre-treatment primer, manuscripts, manuals, reference materials, or other documentation; reviews, completes, processes, forwards or retains as appropriate. Administers the Industrial Pretreatment Program with the South Central Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant and conducts inspections with Florida Department of Environmental Protection staff. Performs National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) high-risk facility inspections and responds to illicit discharge complaints to comply with the annual NPDES permit requirements. Develops public information documents and interacts with homeowners and housing development personnel to help minimize grease and disposable/flushable wipes in the sanitary sewer system. Responds to odor complaints. Inspects, tests, and reports data from the South Central Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant. Works closely with the Chief Utilities Inspector, Utilities Inspectors, and/or Associate Utilities Inspectors and assists with inspections during construction of underground utilities for raw water, potable water, sanitary sewer, grease interceptors/grease traps, force mains, reclaimed water, and stormwater. Operates a computer to enter, retrieve, review, or modify data; utilizes word processing, spreadsheet, or other software programs. Communicates via telephone and/or two-way radio; provides information and assistance; takes and relays messages; responds to requests for service or assistance. Communicates with supervisor, employees, other departments, business/industry owners/managers, the public, outside agencies, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems. Maintains a comprehensive, current knowledge of applicable laws/regulations; maintains an awareness of new trends and advances in the profession; reads professional literature; maintains professional affiliations; attends workshops and training sessions as appropriate. ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS Performs general/clerical tasks, which may include answering telephone calls, typing documents, making copies, sending/receiving faxes, or filing documentation. Provides assistance or coverage to other employees or departments as needed. Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications High school diploma or valid equivalent; and Four (4) years of previous experience that includes potable water distribution, sanitary sewer collection, wastewater pumping, stormwater drainage, reclaimed water distribution, underground utility construction, laboratory sampling and analysis, and related areas; and A Vocational/Technical degree with training emphasis in Construction Management, Civil/ Environmental Engineering, or closely related field may substitute for two (2) years of the requisite experience; and Must either possess or have the ability to obtain the Florida Industrial Pretreatment Association's FOG Management Certification and the Florida Industrial Pretreatment Association's Level C Industrial Pretreatment Certification within one (1) year in the position; and Must possess [or able to obtain within fourteen (14) days of hire] and maintain a valid Florida Driver's license. Supplemental Information COMMUNICATION COMPETENCIES Effectively communicates with supervisor, employees, other departments and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, and to resolve problems. Accurately and expeditiously receives and delivers messages and information to the appropriate individuals. Demonstrated ability to complete assigned tasks with minimal supervisory direction. Ability to understand and accurately follow oral and written instructions on various matters. Ability to establish and maintain harmonious relationships with managers, supervisors, customers, other employees, other departments, other governmental and regulatory agencies, and the general public as needed. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of industrial pretreatment processes and fats, oils, and grease (FOG) programs. Knowledge of materials, methods and practices used in the inspection of waste materials and the construction of underground grease interceptors. Knowledge and understanding of construction plans, plot plans, blueprints, surveys, sketches, and specifications in order to assure compliance with appropriate codes, statutes, rules and regulations. Knowledge of the principles, practices and procedures of organization. Knowledge of the requirements of local, state, and federal permitting and regulatory agencies. Ability to interact with local, state, and federal permitting and regulatory agencies. Ability to read and interpret construction plans, plot plans, blueprints, surveys, sketches, specifications, and related documentation. Ability to explain and enforce codes and regulations firmly, tactfully and impartially. Ability to organize and plan daily schedules. Ability to present ideas effectively, both verbally and in writing. Ability to serve the public and the City ethically with honesty and integrity. Knowledge of applicable environmental codes and ordinances governing disposal/treatment of waste. Ability to inspect grease traps and grease interceptors Ability to identify and prevent illegal dumping of waste into sanitary or storm sewers. Ability to use personal computers, and the use of software contiguous to producing reports, spreadsheets, graphs and other required documents. PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS / ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS Physical Ability : Tasks require the regular and, at times, sustained performance of moderately physically demanding work, typically involving some combination of climbing and balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and crawling, and that may involve the lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling of moderately heavy objects and materials (50 pounds); may occasionally involve heavier objects and materials (up to 60 pounds ). Sensory Requirements : Some tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate colors or shades of colors, sounds, odor, depth, texture, and visual cues or signals. Some tasks require the ability to communicate orally. Environmental Factors : Performance of essential functions may require exposure to adverse environmental conditions, such as odors, wetness, humidity, fumes, temperature and noise extremes, machinery, vibrations, electric currents, traffic hazards, toxic agents, disease, or pathogenic substances. The City of Boynton Beach, Florida, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S. C. 12101 et. seq.), the City of Boynton Beach will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. A review of this position has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties. All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements are subject to possible modifications to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent(s) will possess the abilities and aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat of significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. Requirements are representative of the minimum level of knowledge, skills, and ability. VETERANS' PREFERENCE Certain servicemembers and veterans, and the spouses and family members of such servicemembers and veterans, receive preference and priority in the City's hiring process. Additionally, certain servicemembers may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements in employment by the City.
City of Boynton Beach, FL Boynton Beach, Florida, United States
Sep 22, 2022
Full Time
Purpose of Classification PURPOSE OF CLASSIFICATION The purpose of this classification is to review plans (construction drawings) and to conduct fire and life safety inspections on existing and new industrial, commercial, and multi-family construction and occupancies for compliance with applicable Fire and Life Safety state codes and City Ordinances. Individuals serving in these positions will be expected to develop and implement community risk assessment and reduction strategies throughout the community. Employees in this classification will also educate the public regarding fire and life safety matters and investigate fires to determine the origin and cause. Essential Functions ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS The following duties and functions, as outlined herein, are intended to be representative of the type of tasks performed within this classification. They are not listed in any order of importance. The omission of specific statements of the duties or functions does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned. Conducts inspections of new residential, multi-unit, commercial, and industrial structures in the City to ensure compliance with fire codes. Reviews permit applications, building plans, blueprints, construction plans, and related construction documents for conformance with all applicable codes. Determines whether construction work passes or fails inspections; identifies violations of laws, codes, or regulations; identifies construction performed without a permit. Approves or disapproves proposed plans in accordance with applicable codes; discusses disapproved items, regulatory requirements, or problem areas with permit applicants, property owners, architects, engineers, contractors, and other individuals; recommends solutions to problems. Reviews specifications, read plans, classifies occupancies, and interprets and applies standards. Prepares correspondence and inspection reports, handles complaints, and maintenance of records, participates in legal proceedings, maintains an open dialogue with the customer on plans review, and briefs emergency response personnel of hazards located in their response zones. Prepares inspection reports, given agency guidelines, policy and procedures, and observations from an assigned field inspection, so that the report is clear and concise and reflects the findings of the inspection in accordance with the applicable codes and standards and the policies of the Authority Having Jurisdiction. (AHJ) Interprets, explains, and ensures compliance with provisions of local fire prevention and life safety codes, National Fire Protection Association codes, State Fire Marshal Uniform Regulations, and other applicable federal, state, and local codes, laws, rules, regulations, specifications, standards, policies and procedures; researches codes as necessary; initiates any actions necessary to correct deviations or violations. Recognizes the need for a permit, given a situation or condition, so that requirements for permits are communicated in accordance with the applicable codes and standards and the policies of the jurisdiction. Investigates common complaints, given a reported situation or condition, so that complaint information is recorded, the AHJ-approved process is initiated, and the complaint is resolved. Conducts code-related research, writes reports, and posts/issues violation notices, "not approved" notices, and correction notices as appropriate. Performs water flow tests to determine adequacy of water supply for fire suppression needs. Investigates fire cause and origin; prepares investigation reports; investigates fire false alarms. Operates a motor vehicle to conduct work activities. Provides technical assistance and information concerning fire/life safety codes, requirements, deficiencies, violations, and related issues; responds to questions or complaints; researches code enforcement questions/issues as needed. Maintains current resource/support materials such as map books, law books, codes, ordinances, manufacturer listings, computer files, policies/procedures, manuals, and other materials for reference purposes and to determine possible contributing factors to fire incidents. Attends public education events; presents information and responds to questions regarding the prevention of fire and life safety hazards for diverse age groups. Observes and evaluates fire drills at schools, skilled nursing and medical facilities; provides recommendations for improvement of evacuation process. Prepares and/or completes various forms, reports, correspondence, comment sheets, billing reports, position statements, technical study reports, statistical analyses, training reports, and/or other documents. Operates a computer to enter, retrieve, review or modify data; utilizes word processing, spreadsheet, database, or other programs; performs basic maintenance of computer system and office equipment, such as backing up data or replacing paper, ink, or toner. Maintains records, logs, and files of work activities. Communicates with supervisor, employees, other departments, city officials, applicants, property owners, architects, builders, contractors, design professionals, engineers, the public, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or give/receive advice/direction. Attends various meetings, serves on committees, and makes presentations as needed. Maintains a comprehensive, current knowledge of applicable laws/regulations; maintains an awareness of new trends and advances in the profession; reads professional literature; maintains professional affiliations; attends workshops and training sessions as appropriate. ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS Performs general/clerical tasks, which may include answering telephone calls, entering data into computer, making copies, sending/receiving faxes, scanning, filing documentation, and/or processing incoming/outgoing mail. Provides assistance to other employees or departments as needed. Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS High school diploma or valid equivalent. Must currently possess a valid Florida State Certified Fire Safety Inspector I license; and Must possess [or be able to obtain within fourteen (14) days of hire] and maintain a valid Florida driver's license; and Must currently possess, or acquire within two (2) years of employment, and maintain the following standard licenses: Florida State Certified Fire Safety Inspector II Florida State Certified Fire Investigator I Failure to obtain the aforementioned required standard licenses within the allotted timeframe may result in termination of employment. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Florida State Certified Fire Investigator I or Certified Fire Explosion Investigator certification at time of employment. Florida State Certified Fire Inspector II An Associate's Degree in a career-related field. Two (2) years of previous experience in the field of Fire Safety Inspections and/or plans review. Two (2) years of private sector employment in the field of fire alarms and/or fire protection systems, specifically as it relates to plan submission and review for compliance. Supplemental Information COMMUNICATION COMPETENCIES Effectively communicates with supervisor, employees, other departments, contractors, engineers, companies, vendors, outside agencies, the public, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems. Accurately and expeditiously receives and delivers messages and information to the appropriate individuals. Ability to prepare accurate and thorough written records and reports. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions and to complete assigned tasks with minimal supervisory direction. Ability to understand and quickly and accurately follow brief oral and written instructions on moderately complex matters. Ability to establish and maintain harmonious working relationships with Supervisor, customers, other employees, other departments, other governmental and regulatory agencies, and the general public as needed. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES Knowledge of Florida Administration Code, Florida State Statues and other Laws rules and regulations pertaining to fire prevention and building construction. Knowledge of fire safety laws, codes, City ordinances, local and State requirements. Knowledge of permit policies of the jurisdiction. Knowledge of the principles, practices and procedures of fire prevention, inspection, plan review, and investigation. Knowledge of plan review policies of the jurisdiction and the rationale for the plan review. Knowledge of occupancy classification types. Ability to calculate occupant loads. Ability to recognize existing and potential fire and casualty hazards in structures and installations. Ability to perform effective fire plan reviews and inspections. Ability to prepare clear and concise reports. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Ability to operate a computer and learn various record keeping programs. Ability to operate basic photography equipment. Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations. Ability to speak effectively before groups. Ability to provide guidance, assistance, and/or interpretation to others. Ability to utilize equipment necessary to perform essential functions. Ability to correctly apply codes and standards. Demonstrated skill in both verbal and written communication. Demonstrated skill in developing and implementing effective projects and plans. Demonstrated skill in evaluating and responding to complex problems and issues. Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective and harmonious working relationship with all persons interacted with during the performance of duties. PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS / ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS Physical Ability : Tasks require the regular and, at times, sustained performance of moderately physically demanding work, typically involving some combination of climbing and balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and crawling, and that may involve the lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling of moderately heavy objects and materials (50 pounds). Sensory Requirements : Some tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate colors or shades of colors, sounds, odor, depth, texture, and visual cues or signals. Tasks require the ability to communicate orally. Environmental Factors : Performance of essential functions may require exposure to adverse environmental conditions, such as fumes, noise extremes, electric currents, traffic hazards, toxic agents, violence, or pathogenic substances. The City of Boynton Beach, Florida, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S. C. 12101 et. seq.), the City of Boynton Beach will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. A review of this position has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties. All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements are subject to possible modifications to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent(s) will possess the abilities and aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat of significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. Requirements are representative of the minimum level of knowledge, skills, and ability. CAREER PATH ADVANCEMENT REQUIREMENTS The following requirements must be met within two (2) years of employment, and must be maintained. Failure to acquire and maintain the certification requirements, may result in termination of employment. State of Florida Fire Inspector I or II Fire Investigator training, certification/designation VETERANS' PREFERENCE Certain servicemembers and veterans, and the spouses and family members of such servicemembers and veterans, receive preference and priority in the City's hiring process. Additionally, certain servicemembers may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements in employment by the City.
City of Boynton Beach, FL Boynton Beach, Florida, United States
Sep 21, 2022
Full Time
Purpose of Classification The purpose of this classification is to inspect construction of new/existing buildings and review permit applications, building plans, and construction documents to ensure compliance with applicable codes, ordinances, plans, and specifications. *Depending upon the number of certifications held, this position may be filled at a I, II, III, or IV level. Hourly Range at each level listed below: Inspector/Plans Examiner I: $24.18 - $30.23 Inspector/Plans Examiner II: $25.81 - $32.26 Inspector/Plans Examiner III: $27.43 - $34.29 Inspector/Plans Examiner IV: $29.05 - $36.31 Essential Functions The following duties and functions, as outlined herein, are intended to be representative of the type of tasks performed within this classification. They are not listed in any order of importance. The omission of specific statements of the duties or functions does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned. Performs field inspections of new/existing buildings during the construction process for compliance with applicable building codes and ordinances; compares actual work to planned work to ensure compliance with approved construction plans; inspects new/remodeled single-family homes, multi-family homes, commercial buildings, industrial buildings, businesses, and accessory building and improvements. Interprets and enforces the provisions of applicable federal, state, and local codes, laws, rules, regulations, specifications, standards, policies and procedures; initiates any actions necessary to correct deviations or violations; follows up on code enforcement violations. Coordinates inspection activities with other departments, property owners, contractors, other inspectors, or other individuals. Investigates structural damage by fire, storm, or accident. Conducts post event damage assessment and provides field evaluation data for tracking and reporting. Issues unsafe structure notices; conducts re-inspection. Determines whether construction work passes or fails inspections; identifies violations of laws, codes, or regulations; identifies construction performed without a permit. Posts/issues violation notices, "not approved" notices, and correction notices as appropriate. Maintains documentation/records of inspection activities and violations. Reviews building permit applications, site plans, and construction documents for completeness and conformance with the applicable provisions of the Building, Plumbing, Mechanical or Electrical codes; ensures that projects have approval from proper agencies; monitors status of pending applications. Provides information and technical assistance concerning building codes, technical requirements, permit requirements; explains the permit application process and associated fees to customers; assists applicants with applications; refers applicants to other departments to facilitate permit issuance; responds to complaints, researches problems, and initiates problem resolution. Determines whether submitted documents comply with applicable codes; writes permit review comments; calculates building fees and impact fees. Prepares or completes various forms, reports, correspondence, comment reports, statistical reports, charts, or other documents. Receives various forms, reports, correspondence, permit applications, architectural plans, blueprints, surveys, engineering reports, permits, maps, codes, ordinances, policies, manuals, reference materials, or other documentation; reviews, completes, processes, forwards or retains as appropriate. Operates a computer to enter, retrieve, review or modify data; maintains computerized files; utilizes word processing, database, or other software programs. Operates/utilizes a variety of equipment, tools, or instruments associated with field inspections, which may include a motor vehicle, scale, tape measure, testing instruments, or drafting instruments. Copies and distributes forms, reports, correspondence, and other related materials; makes microfilm copies; coordinates blueprint reprints. Prepares departmental files; locates, removes, and/or files documents; maintains file system of departmental records; prepares documents for microfilming. Performs research functions as needed; researches flood zone areas, zoning maps, zoning books, and past permits. Answers the telephone; provides information and assistance; takes and relays messages or directs calls to appropriate personnel; returns calls as necessary. Communicates with supervisor, employees, other departments, city officials, code enforcement personnel, law enforcement personnel, architects, contractors, engineers, consultants, agents, the public, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems. Attends meetings; serves on committees as directed. Maintains a current knowledge of applicable laws/regulations; maintains an awareness of new materials, devices, products, and construction methods; reads professional literature; maintains professional affiliations; attends workshops and training sessions as appropriate. Assists in providing cross-training to inspectors in other specialties to establish and maintain conformity. Participates in hurricane and other disaster preparedness activities. ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS Provides assistance or coverage to other employees as needed. Performs other related duties as required COMMUNICATION COMPETENCIES The ability to clearly communicate Department and City Goals, Policies, Strategic Plans and other key information to employees and peers using multiple communication platforms including e-mail and social media. Effectively communicates with supervisor, employees, other departments, contractors, engineers, utility companies, vendors, outside agencies, the public, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems. Accurately and expeditiously receives and delivers messages and information to the appropriate individuals. Ability to prepare accurate and thorough written records and reports. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions and to complete assigned tasks with minimal direction. Ability to understand and quickly and accurately follow brief oral and written instructions on moderately complex matters. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES Knowledge of and the ability to accurately conduct plan review within the applicable disciplines to ensure completeness and conformance with applicable codes. Comprehensive knowledge of applicable federal, State, and local codes, laws, rules, regulations, specifications, standards, policies and procedures. Knowledge of and the ability to examine and identify potential issues with permit applications, business tax applications, and construction plans, documents and specifications. Ability to perform comprehensive and accurate research using a wide variety of resources. Ability to effectively and expeditiously resolve issues and problems related to plan review. Ability to interact and establish effective and harmonious working relationships with a variety of individuals including property owners, contractors, engineers, architects, City officials, supervisors, co-workers, and employees from other City departments. Ability to provide guidance, assistance, and/or interpretation to others regarding the permit application process. Ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing. Ability to appropriately and safely operate all work related tools and equipment, including a personal computer and work associated software applications. Minimum Qualifications Inspector/Plans Examiner I Minimum Qualifications: Hourly Range: $24.18 - $30.23 High school diploma or valid equivalent. Must possess and maintain a State of Florida Standard Inspector and Plans Examiner License or State of Florida Professional Engineer or Architect license, in one (1) of the following disciplines: Building, Plumbing, Mechanical, Electrical, 1-2 Family; or meet the requirements from FS 468 for work experience and be eligible for a provisional Standard Inspector and Plans Examiner license in one (1) of the following disciplines: Building, Plumbing, Mechanical, Electrical, 1-2 Family. Must obtain Standard Inspector and Plans Examiner License within one (1) year of employment. Failure to obtain the required Standard Licenses will result in demotion or termination. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver's license. Inspector/Plans Examiner II Minimum Qualifications: Hourly Range: $25.81 - $32.26 High school diploma or valid equivalent. Must possess and maintain a State of Florida Standard Inspector and Plans Examiner License or State of Florida Professional Engineer or Architect license, in one (1) of the following disciplines: Building, Plumbing, Mechanical, Electrical, 1-2 Family; or meet the requirements from FS 468 for work experience and be eligible for a provisional Standard Inspector and Plans Examiner license in one (1) of the following disciplines: Building, Plumbing, Mechanical, Electrical, 1-2 Family. Must obtain Standard Inspector and Plans Examiner License within one (1) year of employment. Failure to obtain the required Standard Licenses will result in demotion or termination. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver's license. Inspector/Plans Examiner III Minimum Qualifications: Hourly Range: $27.43 - $34.29 High school diploma or valid equivalent. Must possess and maintain a State of Florida Standard Inspector and Plans Examiner License or State of Florida Professional Engineer or Architect license, in any combination of two (2) of the following disciplines: Building, Plumbing, Mechanical, Electrical, 1-2 Family; or meet the requirements from FS 468 for work experience and be eligible for a provisional Standard Inspector and Plans Examiner license in any combination of two (2) of the following disciplines: Building, Plumbing, Mechanical, Electrical, 1-2 Family. Must obtain Standard Inspector and Plans Examiner License in any combination of two (2) disciplines within one (1) year of employment. Failure to obtain the required Standard Licenses will result in demotion or termination. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver's license. Inspector/Plans Examiner IV Minimum Qualifications: Hourly Range: $29.05 - $36.31 High school diploma or valid equivalent. Must possess and maintain a State of Florida Standard Inspector and Plans Examiner License or State of Florida Professional Engineer or Architect license; in any combination of three (3) of the following disciplines: Building, Plumbing, Mechanical, Electrical, 1-2 Family; or meet the requirements from FS 468 for work experience and be eligible for a provisional Standard Inspector and Plans Examiner license in any combination of three (3) of the following disciplines: Building, Plumbing, Mechanical, Electrical, 1-2 Family. Must obtain Standard Inspector and Plans Examiner License in any combination of three (3) disciplines within one (1) year of employment. Failure to obtain the required Standard Licenses will result in demotion or termination. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver's license. Supplemental Information PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS / ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS Physical Ability : While performing plan examination functions, tasks require the ability to exert light physical effort in sedentary to light work, but which may involve some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of light weight (10 pounds). Tasks may involve extended periods of time at a keyboard or work station. While performing inspections, tasks require the regular and, at times, sustained performance of moderately physically demanding work, typically involving some combination of climbing and balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and crawling, and that may involve the lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling of moderately heavy objects and materials (50 pounds). Sensory Requirements : Some tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate colors or shades of colors, sounds, depth, texture, and visual cues or signals. Some tasks require the ability to communicate orally. Environmental Factors : Plan Review essential functions are regularly performed without exposure to adverse environmental conditions. Performance of inspection functions may require exposure to adverse environmental conditions, such as dirt, dust, pollen, odors, wetness, humidity, rain, fumes, temperature and noise extremes, bright/dim light, machinery, traffic hazards, toxic agents, or heights. The City of Boynton Beach, Florida, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S. C. 12101 et. seq.), the City of Boynton Beach will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. A review of this position has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties. All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements are subject to possible modifications to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent(s) will possess the abilities and aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat of significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. Requirements are representative of the minimum level of knowledge, skills, and ability. VETERANS' PREFERENCE Certain servicemembers and veterans, and the spouses and family members of such servicemembers and veterans, receive preference and priority in the City's hiring process. Additionally, certain servicemembers may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements in employment by the City.
City of Boynton Beach, FL Boynton Beach, Florida, United States
Sep 21, 2022
Full Time
Purpose of Classification The purpose of this classification is to organize, coordinate and direct all marketing, community relations, sponsorship, advocacy and volunteer activities for the Library Department. Work is performed with relative independence within established guidelines. Essential Functions The following duties and functions, as outlined herein, are intended to be representative of the type of tasks performed within this classification. They are not listed in any order of importance. The omission of specific statements of the duties or functions does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned. Organizes, coordinates, and directs all marketing/public relations efforts for the Library Department, including but not limited to, press releases, flyers, newsletters, brochures and various reports. Develops and implements marketing and public relations programs that promote Library events. Acts as staff liaison for the Friends of the Boynton Beach City Library. Represents the department at community events to promote the department's programs, activities, and special events; posts real-time to social media. Plans and implements library programming for adults, not limited to author events, professional speaker series, Friends of the Library events, etc. Develops, implements and manages library outreach plan. Manages and updates the Library department's web page and online social media platform. Prepares, implements and evaluates marketing plans, including performing market research and development of policies and procedures. Coordinates and manages all aspects of the department's volunteer program, including soliciting, training, placing, supervising, evaluating and tracking. Leads the department's community relations efforts, including developing processes, procedures and plans for establishing contacts with community organizations and groups. Manages advocacy efforts to promote the positive benefits and value of library services and programs. Recruits instructors and staff; and writes agreements for services by contractors. Provides and ensures the provision of outstanding customer service. Communicates with news media, program participants, and the public on a daily basis. ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS Serves as member of various committees or boards, as assigned. Attends advisory board, City Commission, and other community group meetings, as assigned. Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Digital Media, Marketing, Public Administration, Communications, Public Relations, or a closely related field; and Four (4) years of progressively responsible experience implementing marketing strategies and coordinating varied media projects; and Possess [or able to obtain within fourteen (14) days of hire] and maintain a valid State of Florida Driver's license. Supplemental Information COMMUNICATION COMPETENCIES The ability to clearly communicate department and City Goals, Policies, Strategic Plans and other key information to employees and peers using multiple communication platforms including, but not limited to, e-mail and social media. Effectively communicates with supervisor, employees, other departments, contractors, engineers, companies, vendors, outside agencies, the public, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems. Accurately and expeditiously receives and delivers messages and information to the appropriate individuals. Ability to prepare accurate and thorough written records and reports. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions and to complete assigned tasks with minimal direction. Ability to understand and quickly and accurately follow brief oral and written instructions on moderately complex matters. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of the principles and techniques of community relations, marketing, advertising and promoting. Knowledge of oral, written and visual communication techniques. Through extensive experience, skilled at utilizing technology and the internet to increase market exposure. Strong skills in professional use of social media platforms, including, but not limited to, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, Foursquare, LinkedIn, YouTube, Google + and other blogging, video and web platforms. Ability to use Adobe Suite, Microsoft Office (Word, Publisher, PowerPoint). Knowledge of video production and editing; ability to complete video projects. Ability to develop and implement marketing and promotional strategies. Ability to direct and supervise employees and volunteers. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Ability to understand quickly and accurately oral and written instructions and to complete assignments with minimal direction. Ability to be self-motivated, work independently in a fast-paced environment, managing multiple projects, deadlines and competing priorities, within budget. Ability to make decisions and solve problems. Ability to develop, establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, other departments, officials, participants, vendors, community leaders, and the general public. Ability to be creative and innovative. Ability to work a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends and holidays. Skill in operation of cameras, audio and visual equipment, screens, PowerPoint projectors and speakers. Physical and Sensory Requirements / Environmental Factors Physical Ability : Tasks require the ability to exert light physical effort in sedentary to light work, but which may involve some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of light weight (5-10 pounds). Tasks may involve extended periods of time at a keyboard or work station. Sensory Requirements : Some tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate colors or shades of colors, sounds, odor, depth, texture, and visual cues or signals. Some tasks require the ability to communicate orally. Environmental Factors : Performance of essential functions may require exposure to adverse environmental conditions, such as dirt, dust, pollen, odors, wetness, humidity, rain, fumes, temperature and noise extremes, machinery, vibrations, electric currents, traffic hazards, toxic agents, disease, or pathogenic substances. The City of Boynton Beach, Florida, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S. C. 12101 et. seq.), the City of Boynton Beach will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. A review of this position has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties. All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements are subject to possible modifications to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent(s) will possess the abilities and aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat of significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. Requirements are representative of the minimum level of knowledge, skills, and ability. VETERANS' PREFERENCE Certain servicemembers and veterans, and the spouses and family members of such servicemembers and veterans, receive preference and priority in the City's hiring process. Additionally, certain servicemembers may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements in employment by the City.
City of Boynton Beach, FL Boynton Beach, Florida, United States
Sep 21, 2022
Full Time
Purpose of Classification The purpose of this classification is to assist customers with application submittal directions and pre-application checklists, establish and track primary and sub-applications, determine the completeness of applications, process applications, calculate and reconcile fees, issue permits or other completion documents, and record data in the computer system. Essential Functions The following duties and functions, as outlined herein, are intended to be representative of the type of tasks performed within this classification. They are not listed in any order of importance. The omission of specific statements of the duties or functions does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned. Coordinates daily application submittal activities; organizes, prioritizes, and directs work to the plan review or technical review staff; monitors status of applications; consults with assigned staff, assists with problem situations, and provides technical support with respect to submittal of applications. Explains, and ensures compliance with applicable federal, state, and local codes, laws, rules, regulations, specifications, standards, policies and procedures related to processing of applications; initiates any actions necessary to correct deviations or violations. Performs intake of building and engineering permit applications; assists with planning & zoning permit applications, certificate of use and business tax applications; assists with the review of construction documents to ensure completeness and conformance with applicable submittal procedures; works with the Application Specialist or Supervisor to determine and assess fees for various services, departments and other agencies; ensures that projects have approval from proper agencies; monitors and tracks status of pending applications; maintains contact with applicants on regular intervals, providing status updates; assists with the maintenance of records and plans of projects which have been processed/approved by the Planning & Zoning Department, Building Division, and the Engineering Department. Provides support in responding to public record requests as needed. Explains the application process and associated fees to customers; assists customers with applications and the completion of forms used for the permitting process; reviews timelines; refers applicants to other departments to facilitate application processing; explains review process to the public, including how to respond to review comments. Responds to complaints and assists disgruntled customers; provides information, explains procedures, researches problems, and initiates problem resolution. Refers more complex issues to the Supervisor or Application Specialist for resolution as appropriate. Calculates permit fees; receives monies in payment of permit fees, plan filing fees, water/sewer fees, impact fees, or other departmental fees/services; records fees collected and other cash transactions; issues receipts; and balances daily currency transactions. Issues permits and turnaround permits; instructs applicants on the use of web and telephone based systems to check status, schedule and check inspections, locate information on public records, maps, etc. Denies applications based on failure to meet minimum requirements; and rejects incomplete applications. Validates owner of property and owner agent authorization; and assigns application tracking numbers. Checks contractors' licenses to verify proper insurance coverage and current worker's compensation insurance coverage. Retrieves records/files for a variety of requested items, which may include plans, building permits, parcels, property records, or flood zone elevations. Generates, receives, and reviews various records, forms, reports, and applications for the purpose of completing or verifying for accuracy. Sets up initial application files to ensure presence of all required copies of pertinent forms, plans, materials, reports, records, and other documents; ensures distribution of documents as necessary. Prepares or completes various forms, plan submittal checklists, plan review checklists, or other documents. Receives various forms, reports, correspondence, applications, architectural plans, engineering plans, owner plans, blueprints, surveys, engineering reports, permits, density reports, notices of commencement, maps, codes, ordinances, policies, manuals, reference materials, or other documentation; reviews, completes, processes, forwards or retains as appropriate. Operates a computer to enter, retrieve, review or modify data; maintains computerized files; utilizes word processing, database, or other software programs. Sets up files/records; locates, removes, and/or files documents; assists with the preparation of documents for imaging. Receives and responds to various inquiries and concerns from City departments, property owners, contractors, and the general public. Acts as liaison between supervisor, other departments, and outside agencies; gathers and relays information as needed. Answers the telephone; provides information, guidance and assistance; takes and relays messages or directs calls to appropriate personnel; returns calls as necessary. Communicates with supervisor, employees, other departments, architects, contractors, engineers, consultants, agents, the public, outside agencies, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities; and give and receive advice/direction. Maintains a current knowledge of applicable laws/regulations; maintains an awareness of new materials, devices, products, and construction methods; attends workshops and training sessions as appropriate. ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS Provides assistance or coverage to other employees and performs other related duties as needed. Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS High school diploma or valid equivalent; and Two (2) years of clerical and customer service work experience in an office environment preferably within a government setting or in the construction industry; and Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver's license. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Minimum Qualifications for education and experience must be met before consideration of the following Preferred Qualifications: Work experience involving building permitting and/or business tax in a government setting or in the construction industry. Current certification as a Notary Public. Supplemental Information COMMUNICATION COMPETENCIES Effectively communicates with supervisor, employees, other departments, contractors, engineers, companies, vendors, outside agencies, the public, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems. Accurately and expeditiously receives and delivers messages and information to the appropriate individuals. Ability to prepare accurate and thorough written records and reports. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions and to complete assigned tasks with minimal supervisory direction. Ability to understand and quickly and accurately follow brief oral and written instructions on moderately complex matters. Ability to establish and maintain harmonious working relationships with supervisor, customers, other employees, other departments, other governmental and regulatory agencies, and the general public. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES (KSAs) Knowledge of Federal, State and local laws, codes, rules, regulations, specifications, standards, policies and procedures related to the processing and issuing of applications. Basic knowledge of permit and application related fees. Knowledge of building, and engineering applications Knowledge of site plans and construction documents. Ability to explain Federal, State and local laws, codes, rules, regulations, specifications, standards, policies and procedures related to the processing and issuing of applications. Ability of effectively interact with the public, co-workers, other department staff, and with outside agencies. Ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing. Ability to learn and demonstrate the appropriate calculation of permit related fees. Ability to learn and demonstrate an understanding of the planning & zoning permit process. Ability to troubleshoot, research and resolve customer complaints and issues. Ability to review and demonstrate an understanding of building and engineering applications. Ability to learn and demonstrate an understanding of certificate of use and business tax applications/processes. Ability to operate a computer. Ability to establish and maintain harmonious working relationships with supervisor, co-workers, customers, and others with whom the position interacts. Ability to accurately, effectively, and respectfully communicate digitally, orally, and in writing. PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS / ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS Physical Ability : Tasks require the ability to exert light physical effort in sedentary to light work, but which may involve some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of light weight (10 pounds). Tasks may involve extended periods of time at a keyboard or work station. Sensory Requirements : Some tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate sounds, texture, and visual cues or signals. Some tasks require the ability to communicate orally. Environmental Factors : Performance of essential functions may require exposure to environmental conditions, such as dirt, dust, odors, temperature and noise extremes, bright/dim light, machinery, or electric currents. The City of Boynton Beach, Florida, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S. C. 12101 et. seq.), the City of Boynton Beach will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. A review of this position has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties. All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements are subject to possible modifications to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent(s) will possess the abilities and aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat of significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. Requirements are representative of the minimum level of knowledge, skills, and ability. VETERANS' PREFERENCE Certain servicemembers and veterans, and the spouses and family members of such servicemembers and veterans, receive preference and priority in the City's hiring process. Additionally, certain servicemembers may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements in employment by the City.
City of Boynton Beach, FL Boynton Beach, Florida, United States
Sep 14, 2022
Full Time
Purpose of Classification The purpose of this classification is to perform skilled, analytical and highly responsible administrative work in the planning, organizing and implementing of the City's Human Resources programs. An employee in this class is required to exercise independent judgment and initiative in analyzing and providing recommendations regarding human resources management functions. Areas of assignment include, but are not necessarily limited to, recruitment and selection, classification and compensation, benefits administration, training, employee relations, leave and accommodation administration, employee retention and engagement organizational development and other employment-related functions. Essential Functions The following duties and functions, as outlined herein, are intended to be representative of the type of tasks performed within this classification. They are not listed in any order of importance. The omission of specific statements of the duties or functions does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned. Interprets, formulates, observes, and implements personnel policies, procedures, and regulations to ensure consistency and legality of application. Serves as HR Administrator to designated departments and works with directors, managers, supervisors, and employees to provide direction and assistance in accomplishing all facets of their human resources-related needs. Performs all functions within the human resources program, including recruitment and selection, classification and compensation, benefits administration, training, employee relations, performance management, organizational development and other employment-related activities. Performs recruitment and selection activities in advertisement, interview, selection and evaluation of applicants. Performs test development and administers applicant testing procedures; calculates test scores and communicates results to applicant and management. Performs classification and compensation analysis; recommends and develops updates and modifications based on results of analyses. Designs and maintains the City's approved classification system; prepares recommendations for upgrades and reclassifications as required. Serves as resource/contact for all City employees on wage and salary issues including interpretation and practical guidance on collective bargaining agreements. Attends public meetings, hearings, conferences, committee meetings, board meetings, and interdepartmental meetings relating to human resources issues as required; makes speeches or presentations. Manages leaves of absence and return to work in accordance with physician orders and applicable laws, policies, and procedures. Assists in designing organizational development strategies and initiatives. Develops, coordinates, implements, and facilitates City-wide staff development and management training. Provides guidance in all functional areas of human resources to department directors, managers, supervisors, and employees. Performs employee relations activities, such as interpreting collective bargaining provisions, investigating and responding to complaints or charges filed against the City through internal or external agencies. Conducts research relative to current circumstances and policies in collective bargaining negotiations and labor related activities. Compiles or monitors various administrative and statistical data pertaining to human resource operations; performs research as needed; makes applicable calculations; analyzes data and identifies trends; prepares or generates reports; maintains records. Prepares or completes various forms, reports, correspondence, employment contracts, agenda items, salary surveys, bid proposals, performance appraisals, organizational reports, monthly reports, budgets, goals/objectives, or other documents. Creates and maintains the City's employee engagement and retention program. Receives various forms, reports, correspondence, employee activity reports, time records, personnel files, collective bargaining agreements, employment contracts, employee grievances, classification specifications, applicant data, criminal/background reports, drug testing results, insurance reports, salary surveys, agendas, meeting minutes, contracts, training materials, safety materials, budget reports, code of ordinances, policies, procedures, rules, regulations, statutes, manuals, reference materials, or other documentation; reviews, completes, processes, forwards or retains as appropriate. Operates a computer to enter, retrieve, review or modify data; verifies accuracy of entered data and makes corrections; utilizes word processing, spreadsheet, database, records management, e-mail, and other software programs. Manages various HRIS programs and reporting. Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with City employees, the general public, industry professionals, and other government agencies. Responds to complaints and questions related to department operations; provides information, researches problems, and initiates problem resolution. Maintains comprehensive and current knowledge of applicable laws/regulations; maintains an awareness of new trends and advances in the profession; reads professional literature; maintains professional affiliations; attends workshops and training sessions as appropriate. Performs moderately complex to highly analytical work under limited supervision and maintains professional discretion in processing matters of a sensitive or confidential nature from both a legal and ethical perspective. ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications Bachelor degree from an accredited college or university in human resources management, industrial psychology, public administration, business administration, or related field; and Four (4) years of experience in at least three (3) of the following functional areas of human resources: recruitment and selection, classification and compensation, benefits administration, training, employee relations, leave and accommodation administration, performance management, and/or organizational development. (Master degree and two (2) years of experience in a governmental human resources capacity will substitute for two (2) years of experience.); and Must possess [or obtain within fourteen (14) months of hire] and maintain a valid Florida driver's license. Must have or obtain within one (1) year of hire a professional certification through HRCI, SHRM or IPMA-HR. Must have or obtain within (2) years of hire the Certified Labor Relations Professional Certification through FPELRA or NPELRA within 24 months of hire. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Minimum Qualifications for education and experience must be met before consideration of the following preferred Qualifications: Master degree from an accredited college or university in human resources management, industrial psychology, public administration, or business administration and five (5) years of human resources generalist experience. Senior level professional certification through HRCI, SHRM or IPMA-HR. Local municipal human resources experience. Supplemental Information The ability to clearly communicate Department and City Goals, Policies, Strategic Plans and other key information to employees and peers using multiple communication platforms including e-mail and social media. Effectively communicates with supervisor, employees, other departments, contractors, vendors, outside agencies, the public, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems. Accurately and expeditiously responds to inquiries for information from various individuals. Ability to prepare accurate and thorough written records and reports. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions and to complete assigned tasks with minimal direction. Ability to understand and quickly and accurately follow brief oral and written instructions on moderately complex matters. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES Thorough knowledge of federal, state, and local laws, ordinances, and regulations applicable to Human Resources. Knowledge of best practices in designing staff development and management training programs. Knowledge of the Florida PERC collective bargaining process and provisions. Skilled at researching, analyzing and reporting the results of classification and compensation studies. Skill in effectively managing and completing multiple assignments in a fast paced environment. Ability to provide high quality customer service. Ability to accurately and consistently interpret personnel policies, procedures and regulations. Ability to effectively communicate digitally, orally, and in writing. Ability to analyze data and identify trends. Ability to thoroughly prepare for and successfully facilitate programs and events. Ability to reach consensus between individuals. Ability to deal effectively across all levels of the organization. Ability to resolve conflicts between individuals or among groups. Ability to quickly adapt to change and keep a flexible approach to work. Ability to establish and maintain effective and harmonious working relationships during all interactions in the performance of duties. PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS / ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS Physical Ability : Tasks require the ability to exert light physical effort in sedentary to light work, but which may involve some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of moderate weight (25 pounds). Tasks may involve extended periods of time at a keyboard or work station. Sensory Requirements : Tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate visual cues or signals. Some tasks require the ability to communicate orally. Environmental Factors : Essential functions are regularly performed without exposure to adverse environmental conditions. The City of Boynton Beach, Florida, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S. C. 12101 et. seq.), the City of Boynton Beach will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. A review of this position has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties. All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements are subject to possible modifications to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent(s) will possess the abilities and aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat of significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. Requirements are representative of the minimum level of knowledge, skills, and ability. VETERANS' PREFERENCE Certain servicemembers and veterans, and the spouses and family members of such servicemembers and veterans, receive preference and priority in the City's hiring process. Additionally, certain servicemembers may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements in employment by the City.
City of Boynton Beach, FL Boynton Beach, Florida, United States
Sep 10, 2022
Part Time
Purpose of Classification The purpose of this classification is to perform turf and grounds maintenance and landscaping activities associated with the upkeep of the City's golf course. Position will not exceed 29.5 hours per week and will require working holidays and weekends. Essential Functions The following duties and functions, as outlined herein, are intended to be representative of the type of tasks performed within this classification. They are not listed in any order of importance. The omission of specific statements of the duties or functions does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned. Operates tractors and specialized mowing equipment to maintain a neatly manicured golf course; determines shape and grass height for fairways, roughs, and greens; ensures putting greens are properly maintained according to applicable standards; trims and edges as necessary. Performs tasks associated with turf maintenance; applies knowledge of turf and landscaping activities to ensure a healthy and lush course; mixes and applies fertilizer, herbicide or other agents as appropriate; installs, maintains, and adjusts irrigation system to ensure adequate supply of water; assists with regular aeration, top dressing, and reseeding of turf. Assists with landscaping activities for all property associated with the golf course; plants and maintains trees, shrubbery, potted plants, and flowerbeds; spreads mulch in appropriate areas; pulls weeds, prunes trees and shrubs, rakes leaves, and performs similar functions. Performs grounds maintenance activities for all properties associated with the golf course, including lakes and water hazards; mows, trims, and edges grass; sweeps walks; removes litter, trash and other debris from grounds; performs tasks associated with upkeep of facilities, including painting, routine maintenance/repairs, cleaning and disinfecting restrooms; secures buildings to prevent theft; repairs gates and fences; and ensures that grounds are safe for public access and use. Assists with small construction projects related to the shape and design of the golf course as well as addition of new facilities and equipment; works with Manager or other professionals to implement designs pertaining to placement, grade, and elevation of course components; conducts major course repairs as necessary. Operates a variety of routine and specialized vehicles and gas/electric powered tools and equipment related to completion of essential tasks; adheres to all local, state, and federal safety regulations; ensures compliance by coworkers and supervisors. Performs general maintenance tasks and minor repairs necessary to keep machinery, equipment and tools in operable condition, which may include inspecting equipment, calibrating equipment, checking and replacing fluids, greasing equipment, replacing parts, and cleaning equipment; monitors equipment operations to maintain efficiency and safety; reports faulty equipment. Utilizes safety equipment and monitors work environment to ensure safety of employees and other individuals. Communicates with supervisor, employees, other departments, golfers, golf associations, the public, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems. ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS Provides assistance to other employees or departments as needed. Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications Must possess (or obtain within fourteen (14) days of hire) and maintain a valid Florida driver's license. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Minimum Qualifications for education and experience must be met before consideration of the following Preferred Qualifications: High School Diploma or valid equivalent. Experience and/or training involving golf course maintenance, turf management, landscaping, or grounds maintenance. Must maintain, possess or attain a valid CPR/First Aid certification within 90 days of hire. Supplemental Information COMMUNICATION COMPETENCIES Effectively communicates with supervisor, employees, other departments, contractors, engineers, companies, vendors, outside agencies, the public, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems. Accurately and expeditiously receives and delivers messages and information to the appropriate individuals. Ability to prepare accurate and thorough written records and reports. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions and to complete assigned tasks with minimal supervisory direction. Ability to understand and quickly and accurately follow brief oral and written instructions on moderately complex matters. Ability to establish and maintain harmonious working relationships with Supervisor, customers, other employees, other departments, other governmental and regulatory agencies, and the general public as needed. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Ability to operate small machinery. Ability to perform manual labor. Ability to move heavy objects. Ability to work in a variety of weather conditions while performing maintenance tasks. Working knowledge of the hazards and safety precautions of the profession. Ability to understand and follow oral and written direction. PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS / ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS Physical Ability : Tasks require the regular and, at times, sustained performance of moderately physically demanding work, typically involving some combination of climbing and balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and crawling, and that may involve the lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling of moderately heavy objects and materials. Sensory Requirements : Some tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate colors or shades of colors, sounds, depth, texture, and visual cues or signals. Some tasks require the ability to communicate orally. Environmental Factors : Performance of essential functions may require exposure to adverse environmental conditions, such as dirt, dust, pollen, odors, wetness, humidity, rain, fumes, temperature and noise extremes, machinery, vibrations, traffic hazards, and toxic agents. VETERANS' PREFERENCE Certain servicemembers and veterans, and the spouses and family members of such servicemembers and veterans, receive preference and priority in the City's hiring process. Additionally, certain servicemembers may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements in employment by the City.
City of Boynton Beach, FL Boynton Beach, Florida, United States
Sep 09, 2022
Full Time
Purpose of Classification The purpose of this classification is to direct the City Police Department's information technology system operations in pursuit of meeting the Department's vision and goals. Serves as liaison to City staff in coordinating and managing related relevant technical support and training. Essential Functions The following duties and functions, as outlined herein, are intended to be representative of the type of tasks performed within this classification. They are not listed in any order of importance. The omission of specific statements of the duties or functions does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned. Supervises, directs, and evaluates assigned staff, addressing employee concerns and problems, directing work, counseling, and managing employee performance. Prioritizes, assigns, and directs daily work of department staff; reviews or verifies completed work and confirms status of computer operations; provides guidance and training to department staff in performing assigned job duties. Confers with department directors Senior Staff, City officials, and others regarding the needs, capabilities, and problems of the Police Department information technology systems. Serves as liaison with Command Staff in responding to departmental inquiries, needs, and problems, and works with staff to develop solutions regarding the Police Department's information technology systems. Develops, updates and implements policies and procedures for the Police Department's information systems. Performs Technical Services Unit administrative duties including reviewing and approving payroll, coordinating purchasing and human resources activities. Oversees the preparation and monitoring of the department budget as it pertains to Police Department Technology. Recommends outsourcing of computer maintenance and repair work; and assists in the preparation, processing, and renewal of maintenance contracts. Provides consultation in the needs assessment and purchase of computer equipment and materials for the City Police Department; researches pricing and availability of products and services; assists in developing RFI's, RFP's specifications, analyzing bids and making award recommendations. Provides consultation to staff in the analysis, diagnosis and troubleshooting of problems on computers. Supervises the administration of the Police Department servers and operating systems. Oversees the control of network operations in the establishment of user accounts, security levels, and access rights. Directs the installation and configuration of computer hardware systems, peripherals, software and utility applications on computers and network servers, ensuring proper set up. Coordinates the maintenance of hardware and software system components on network servers to remedy problems and ensure increased capacity and efficiency. Oversees the set up and modification of database codes on department computer systems. Supervises the design, troubleshooting, and repair of problems on personal computer hardware, local area networks, databases and printers. Maintains knowledge of the laws, practices and trends related to information technology systems by attending conferences and seminars and by reading professional journals. Refers to on-line computer help, Internet, computer manuals, technical documentation, trade magazines, catalogs, price lists, budgets, contracts, blue prints, schematics, and other documents in performing management duties. Provides assistance in the development and selection of the City's network infrastructure. Ensures end user support is provided on a 24/7 basis. ITS Managers assigned to the Police department may perform the following specific functions: Supervises the installation, configuration and/or maintenance of the City-wide radio equipment and systems, the CAD/RMS system, police car dashboard cameras, phones and voicemail, and communication line connectivity to outside law enforcement agencies. Maintains and monitors Firewalls and Access Control in accordance with FBI CJIS Security Policy. Maintains FDLE CJIS Certification and assumes the role of FDLE Local Agency Security Officer (LASO). Acts as Technical Liaison to outside Law Enforcement Agencies. ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS Performs other related duties and manages additional systems and applications as required. Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Bachelor's degree in computer science, computer programming, business administration, or closely related field; plus six (6) years previous experience in the management of information systems and information systems analysis, including experience in a supervisory capacity. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) certification, Cisco Certified Network Engineer (CCNE) certification and other Microsoft and Cisco certifications. Knowledge of Advanced VMware. Supplemental Information COMMUNICATION COMPETENCIES The ability to clearly communicate Department and City Goals, Policies, Strategic Plans and other key information to employees and peers using multiple communication platforms including e-mail and social media. Effectively communicates with supervisor, employees, other departments, contractors, companies, vendors, outside agencies, the public, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems. Accurately and expeditiously responds to inquiries for information from various individuals. Ability to prepare accurate and thorough written records and reports. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions and to complete assigned tasks with minimal direction. Ability to understand and quickly and accurately follow brief oral and written instructions on moderately complex matters. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES Knowledge of, and the ability to utilize formal project management, application development, and strategic planning techniques and methodologies. Knowledge of, and the ability to analyze business workflows with the intent to identify inefficiencies and recommend process improvements. Knowledge of, and extensive experience working with SQL databases. Knowledge of the vendor bid process. Ability to create and prepare documents for submission to a vendor bid process. Ability to communicate effectively in both a written and verbal manner with customers, subordinates, peers, upper management and public officials. Ability to analyze data and prepare analytical reports. Ability to analyze, troubleshoot and resolve software application/platform issues. Ability to use various software applications and functions including desktop publishing, spreadsheets, word processing, multi-media presentations, databases, mapping, graphics, flow charts, and other system software. Ability and experience managing and supporting medium to large sized enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems. Ability to manage and support geographical information systems. Ability to manage and support web pages and applications, their design, and implementation. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of the work including vendors, contractors, community groups, outside agencies, public officials, City employees and management. Ability to simultaneously and effectively manage tasks, priorities and deadlines. Ability to initiate and implement administrative procedures. VETERANS' PREFERENCE Certain servicemembers and veterans, and the spouses and family members of such servicemembers and veterans, receive preference and priority in the City's hiring process. Additionally, certain servicemembers may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements in employment by the City.
City of Boynton Beach, FL Temporary Police Department, Florida, United States
Sep 07, 2022
Full Time
Purpose of Classification The City of Boynton Beach's Police Officers are responsible for maintaining peace and safety, protecting life and property, and promoting community engagement and trust for the third largest municipality in Palm Beach County with an estimated population of approximately 75,000 residents. Boynton Beach Police Officers serve a highly diverse and multicultural community, which includes African Americans, Hispanics, French Creoles, Indigenous Americans, and Asians among its more than 75,000 residents. Officers carry out these responsibilities by: patrolling an assigned area; responding to emergency calls; resolving conflicts; engaging in community policing and community relations, investigating crimes; rendering medical assistance; writing reports (using, software, computers, portable technology devices, and mobile data computers); handling crises or stressful situations, which may involve juveniles, the elderly, or the disabled; testifying in court; and enforcing Florida State laws and City Ordinances. Officers do this individually and sometimes as a member of a team, under direction of a supervisor. Once Officers have patrol experience they may be eligible to serve as part of a specialized unit (community policing, bicycle patrol, marine/boat patrol, motorcycle traffic enforcement, narcotics, criminal investigation, crime prevention, and others). To accomplish this important work all Police Officers are expected to maintain their physical and mental fitness. All work is performed in accordance with City and Police Department policies and standard operating procedures. Essential Functions KNOWLEDGE* Knowledge of approved principles and practices of police work. Knowledge of applicable laws and ordinances. Knowledge of the City of Boynton Beach's geography, physical, cultural, and social characteristics. Knowledge of basic first aid methods, Stop the Bleed, and Mental Health First Aid. * This specific knowledge may be acquired during the Police Academy and/or employment and is not necessary to have at the time of application. SKILLS, ABILITIES, AND OTHER CHARACTERISTICS Read and comprehend police-related technical and legal information. Document (write) incidents and actions accurately, completely, and legibly using standard forms; must also document using computer software/programs. Communicate effectively using both spoken (in English) and non-verbal methods. Visually scan a scene for potential hazards, weapons, or evidence of a threat. Willingness to challenge or confront people when necessary and justified. Evaluate and choose between conflicting alternatives with partial or incomplete information. Compare letters, numbers, words, or pictures to determine those that are the same or different. Apply prior experience and knowledge to assess a specific situation (for example, recognize criminal activity, identify evidence, recognize potential hazards or threats, etc.). Take immediate action in an emergency or evolving situation. Adapt own actions to rapidly changing conditions based on the nature of the situation. Observe, remember, and identify what is unique about individuals, vehicles, or property (such as, physical appearance, clothing, vehicle model, color, or damage, etc.). Safely operate an emergency vehicle while under various road and weather conditions. Safety and effectively use standard issued police equipment and tools. Establish control of a situation through oral commands, body language, and demeanor. Recognize and appropriately respond to citizen needs. Show compassion, emotional support, and empathy for others. Explain and educate others regarding standards of acceptable and unacceptable behavior using plain, non-offensive language. Accept responsibility for own actions. Work harmoniously with people and agencies, who you do not have control over, to achieve a common goal. Complete tasks with specified level of detail and accuracy. Maintain the level of physical conditioning, fitness, and endurance needed to perform essential duties. Maintain control of emotional reactions and impulses while taking charge of or handling a disagreeable or dangerous situation. Climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl in the pursuit of suspects and/or in crime scene investigations. Stand, walk, or run in the apprehension of suspects. Lift, carry, push or pull persons, vehicles, or property. Communicate and interact courteously and effectively with the public in all situations in which you are representing the City. Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Be a United States citizen (U.S. born or naturalized). Have a high school diploma or General Education Development (GED) equivalent, which includes United States Armed Forces Institute (USAFI) tests. Equivalence of non-U.S. education must be approved by the State of Florida's Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission. Be at least 21 years of age at time of hire and at least 19 years of age at time of application. Successfully passed the Florida Department of Law Enforcement's Basic Ability Test. Possess, or be eligible to obtain within seven (7) calendar days of hire, a valid Florida driver's license. Successfully complete any hiring process assessments. Additional training and/or certification(s) may be required as appropriate to assignment. Completed at least sixty (60) college credit hours toward an advanced two (2) year degree or higher from an accredited private or public institution with at least a documented GPA of 2.0. Substitutions for College Credit Requirements: The college credit hours requirement may be waived for currently employed active sworn law enforcement officers with at least two (2) years of sworn law enforcement service with their current agency. The college credit hours requirement may be waived for U.S. military personnel who have at least two (2) years on active duty and received a discharge under honorable conditions. This documentation must be attached to this application. The college credit hours requirement may be waived for Boynton Beach Police Explorers participants who have completed two (2) years in the program. Documentation of participation beginning and ending dates must be included in the appropriate field in the Supplemental Questions in this application. The college credit hours requirement may be waived for Boynton Beach Police Public Safety Aides who have completed two (2) years of employment with the City of Boynton Beach and are currently in good standing. PREFERRED ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS Have at least one year of experience volunteering or working with community organizations, including social or faith-based groups that show your ability to positively and effectively interact with people from a variety of cultures, languages, disabilities and socio-economic situations. Additional information about your experience must be documented in the appropriate field in the Supplemental Questions in this application. Have at least one year of experience during which you had to establish and maintain a positive and effective relationship with others, i.e. working together as part of a team. A dditional information about your experience must be documented in the appropriate field in the Supplemental Questions in this application. Have fluency in a language other than English, especially languages frequently used by Boynton Beach residents and visitors which include: Spanish, French Creole, Portuguese, Asian/Indo-European languages, and/or American Sign Language. The City reserves the right to verify fluency. Supplemental Information POST-OFFER REQUIREMENTS Candidates who are selected for hire are first provided a "conditional offer" and are then required to successfully complete all of the following: Basic Motor Skills Test (BMST) Physical Exam Drug Screen Psychological Evaluation Comprehensive Background Investigation Computer Voice Stress Analysis (CVSA) or similar assessment tool Police Academy Training (22 weeks) Florida Department of Law Enforcement Certification DISQUALIFYING CONDITIONS Below is a list of factors that will disqualify you from being considered for employment as a Police Officer for the City of Boynton Beach. This is not an exhaustive list, and other factors, such as moral character, may be considered on a case-by-case basis. Moral character may include, but is not limited to, factors such as criminal activity (e.g. crimes against society, persons, or property) as well as prior work history or general life experiences. These factors are considered on a case-by-case basis which may include, among other elements, the facts of each case, your age at the time, and the number of incidents. Within the past 3 years (36 months) you must NOT have had any of the following: 8 or more points on your driving record Traffic-related suspension of your driver's license Revocation of your driver's license 4 or more moving violations Conviction or case pending for DUI, DWI, BUI, or Hit and Run Outstanding traffic warrants or current pending citations (including unpaid traffic fines) At any time, you must NOT have had any of the following: Convicted of, or pleaded guilty or nolo contendere to, any felony offense Convicted of, or pleaded guilty or nolo contendere to, any misdemeanor offense involving perjury, making a false statement, or domestic/family violence (including abuse of any high-risk population: children, elderly, or disabled). Received less than an Honorable Discharge from any of the U.S. Armed Services. Must NOT have body art or branding (of any kind) that: Covers your head, neck, or hands. Body art on other areas must be covered/concealed. Contains words or images depicting swear words, nudity, gang signs or affiliations, disrespect to any protected class including sexual orientation or sexual identification, or similarly offensive art. Additional restrictions on body art, branding, scarification, or piercing may be determined at the discretion of the Chief of Police on a case-by-case basis. Within the past 12 months you must NOT have used or currently use any of the following: Tobacco products, which include, but may not be limited to: cigarettes, cigars, pipes, smokeless tobacco, e-cigarettes, vaping devices of any kind. Must NOT currently: Be under criminal investigation or have criminal charges pending. VETERANS' PREFERENCE: Certain servicemembers and veterans, and the spouses and family members of such servicemembers and veterans, receive preference and priority in the City's hiring process. Additionally, certain servicemembers may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements in employment by the City.
City of Boynton Beach, FL Boynton Beach, Florida, United States
Sep 01, 2022
Full Time
Purpose of Classification The City of Boynton Beach's Police Officers are responsible for maintaining peace and safety, protecting life and property, and promoting community engagement and trust for the third largest municipality in Palm Beach County with an estimated population of approximately 75,000 residents. Boynton Beach Police Officers serve a highly diverse and multicultural community, which includes African Americans, Hispanics, French Creoles, Indigenous Americans, and Asians among its more than 75,000 residents. Officers carry out these responsibilities by: patrolling an assigned area; responding to emergency calls; resolving conflicts; engaging in community policing and community relations, investigating crimes; rendering medical assistance; writing reports (using, software, computers, portable technology devices, and mobile data computers); handling crises or stressful situations, which may involve juveniles, the elderly, or the disabled; testifying in court; and enforcing Florida State laws and City Ordinances. Officers do this individually and sometimes as a member of a team, under direction of a supervisor. Once Officers have patrol experience they may be eligible to serve as part of a specialized unit (community policing, bicycle patrol, marine/boat patrol, motorcycle traffic enforcement, narcotics, criminal investigation, crime prevention, and others). To accomplish this important work all Police Officers are expected to maintain their physical and mental fitness. All work is performed in accordance with City and Police Department policies and standard operating procedures. Position Starting Annualized Salary: Police Officer (Certified): $57,825.00 Certified Police Officer Incentive: Certified Police Officers hired with the Boynton Beach Police Department will be eligible to receive a $5,000 incentive. This incentive will be paid as follows: $2,500 upon hire. $1,500 after six (6) months of employment - after successfully completing PTO. $1,000 after successful completion of probation. Essential Functions KNOWLEDGE Knowledge of approved principles and practices of police work. Knowledge of applicable laws and *ordinances. Knowledge of the City of Boynton Beach's geography, physical, cultural, and social characteristics.* Knowledge of basic first aid methods, *Stop the Bleed, and *Mental Health First Aid. * This specific knowledge may be acquired during employment and is not necessary to have at the time of application. SKILLS, ABILITIES, AND OTHER CHARACTERISTICS Read and comprehend police-related technical and legal information. Document (write) incidents and actions accurately, completely, and legibly using standard forms; must also document using computer software/programs. Communicate effectively using both spoken (in English) and non-verbal methods. Visually scan a scene for potential hazards, weapons, or evidence of a threat. Willingness to challenge or confront people when necessary and justified. Evaluate and choose between conflicting alternatives with partial or incomplete information. Compare letters, numbers, words, or pictures to determine those that are the same or different. Apply prior experience and knowledge to assess a specific situation (for example, recognize criminal activity, identify evidence, recognize potential hazards or threats, etc.). Take immediate action in an emergency or evolving situation. Adapt own actions to rapidly changing conditions based on the nature of the situation. Observe, remember, and identify what is unique about individuals, vehicles, or property (such as, physical appearance, clothing, vehicle model, color, or damage, etc.). Safely operate an emergency vehicle while under various road and weather conditions. Safety and effectively use standard issued police equipment and tools. Establish control of a situation through oral commands, body language, and demeanor. Recognize and appropriately respond to citizen needs. Show compassion, emotional support, and empathy for others. Explain and educate others regarding standards of acceptable and unacceptable behavior using plain, non-offensive language. Accept responsibility for own actions. Work harmoniously with people and agencies, who you do not have control over, to achieve a common goal. Complete tasks with specified level of detail and accuracy. Maintain the level of physical conditioning, fitness, and endurance needed to perform essential duties. Maintain control of emotional reactions and impulses while taking charge of or handling a disagreeable or dangerous situation. Climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl in the pursuit of suspects and/or in crime scene investigations. Stand, walk, or run in the apprehension of suspects. Lift, carry, push or pull persons, vehicles, or property. Communicate and interact courteously and effectively with the public in all situations in which you are representing the City. Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Police Officer (Certified) Be a United States citizen (U.S. born or naturalized). Have a high school diploma or General Education Development (GED) equivalent, which includes United States Armed Forces Institute (USAFI) tests. Equivalence of non-U.S. education must be approved by the State of Florida's Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission. Florida Department of Law Enforcement Certification (Out-of-State Police Officer Certification will be considered with supporting training curriculum attached to this application). Be at least 21 years of age at time of hire and at least 19 years of age at time of application. Possess, or be eligible to obtain within seven (7) calendar days of hire, a valid Florida driver's license. Successfully complete any hiring process assessments. Additional training and/or certification(s) may be required as appropriate to assignment. Completed at least sixty (60) college credit hours toward a two (2) year degree or higher from an accredited private or public institution with at least a documented GPA of 2.0. Must complete the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) CJSTC 68 Affidavit of Applicant form and attach the signed and notarized document to this job application. (This form can be found on the FDLE website; www.fdle.state.fl.us) Substitutions for College Credit Requirements: The college credit hours requirement may be waived for currently employed active sworn law enforcement officers with at least two (2) years of sworn law enforcement service with their current agency. The college credit hours requirement may be waived for U.S. military personnel who have at least two (2) years on active duty and received a discharge under honorable conditions. This documentation must be attached to this application. The college credit hours requirement may be waived for Boynton Beach Police Explorers participants who have completed two (2) years in the program. Documentation of participation beginning and ending dates must be included in the appropriate field in the Supplemental Questions in this application. The college credit hours requirement may be waived for Boynton Beach Police Public Safety Aides who have completed two (2) years of employment with the City of Boynton Beach and are currently in good standing. Additional Minimum Requirements for Out-of-State or Federally Certified Candidates: Out-of-state or federally certified applicants also must provide verifiable proof of at least one (1) year of full-time, independent law enforcement experience within the past eight (8) years (excluding any academy training hours). This information must be included in the Work Experience section of this application. PREFERRED ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS Have at least one year of verifiable prior law enforcement or security experience. This experience must be documented in the Work History section of this application. Have at least one year of experience volunteering or working with community organizations, including social or faith-based groups that show your ability to positively and effectively interact with people from a variety of cultures, languages, disabilities and socio-economic situations. Additional information about your experience must be documented in the appropriate field in the Supplemental Questions in this application. Have at least one year of experience during which you had to establish and maintain a positive and effective relationship with others, i.e. working together as part of a team. A dditional information about your experience must be documented in the appropriate field in the Supplemental Questions in this application. Have fluency in a language other than English, especially languages frequently used by Boynton Beach residents and visitors which include: Spanish, French Creole, Portuguese, Asian/Indo-European languages, and/or American Sign Language. The City reserves the right to verify fluency. Supplemental Information POST-OFFER REQUIREMENTS Candidates who are selected for hire are first provided a "conditional offer" and are then required to successfully complete all of the following: Physical Exam Drug Screen Psychological Evaluation Comprehensive Background Investigation Computer Voice Stress Analysis (CVSA) or similar assessment tool Additional Post-Offer Requirements for Out-of-State or Federally Certified Candidates Equivalency of Academy Training (92 hours), which includes High Liability State Officer Certification Exam DISQUALIFYING CONDITIONS Below is a list of factors that will disqualify you from being considered for employment as a Police Officer for the City of Boynton Beach. This is not an exhaustive list, and other factors, such as moral character, may be considered on a case-by-case basis. Moral character may include, but is not limited to, factors such as criminal activity (e.g. crimes against society, persons, or property) as well as prior work history or general life experiences. These factors are considered on a case-by-case basis which may include, among other elements, the facts of each case, your age at the time, and the number of incidents. Within the past 3 years (36 months) you must NOT have had any of the following: 8 or more points on your driving record Traffic-related suspension of your driver's license Revocation of your driver's license 4 or more moving violations Conviction or case pending for DUI, DWI, BUI, or Hit and Run Outstanding traffic warrants or current pending citations (including unpaid traffic fines) At any time, you must NOT have had any of the following: Convicted of, or pleaded guilty or nolo contendere to, any felony offense Convicted of, or pleaded guilty or nolo contendere to, any misdemeanor offense involving perjury, making a false statement, or domestic/family violence (including abuse of any high-risk population: children, elderly, or disabled). Received less than an Honorable Discharge from any of the U.S. Armed Services. Must NOT have body art or branding (of any kind) that: Covers your head, neck, or hands. Body art on other areas must be covered/concealed. Contains words or images depicting swear words, nudity, gang signs or affiliations, disrespect to any protected class including sexual orientation or sexual identification, or similarly offensive art. Additional restrictions on body art, branding, scarification, or piercing may be determined at the discretion of the Chief of Police on a case-by-case basis. Within the past 12 months you must NOT have used or currently use any of the following: Tobacco products, which include, but may not be limited to: cigarettes, cigars, pipes, smokeless tobacco, e-cigarettes, vaping devices of any kind. Must NOT currently: Be under criminal investigation or have criminal charges pending. VETERANS' PREFERENCE: Certain servicemembers and veterans, and the spouses and family members of such servicemembers and veterans, receive preference and priority in the City's hiring process. Additionally, certain servicemembers may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements in employment by the City.
City of Boynton Beach, FL Boynton Beach, Florida, United States
Sep 01, 2022
Full Time
Purpose of Classification The purpose of this classification is to answer multiple telephone lines, to communicate effectively with persons requesting emergency and non-emergency police, fire, or EMS assistance, to clearly relay information for dispatch or transfer calls appropriately, and to maintain logs and records of communications activities. Essential Functions The following duties and functions, as outlined herein, are intended to be representative of the type of tasks performed within this classification. They are not listed in any order of importance. The omission of specific statements of the duties or functions does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned. Performs multiple tasks simultaneously; takes appropriate action when presented with a routine call or a stressful life/death situation; remains calm under all circumstances. Answers incoming telephone calls; receives and transmits information, complaints, and requests for assistance. Communicates effectively and coherently over law enforcement, fire, rescue, and EMS radio channels; obtains necessary information and dispatches patrol cars, detectives, rescue squads, wreckers, and fire trucks; requests ambulances as needed; conducts investigations on some calls; assigns case numbers to calls. Maintains conversation with caller to obtain/verify pertinent information and to comfort them until assistance arrives; gives emergency medical pre-arrival instructions and CPR assistance over the telephone; interacts with highly emotional people who are experiencing death, illness, domestic abuse, child abuse, mental illness, suicide, natural disasters, etc. Operates teletype NCIC/FCIC and Palms; enters and retrieves information from computer; modifies, locates, maintains, saves, and/or clears files and records within database. Operates radios; monitors radio channels. Provides information and addresses to the public and police as requested; maintains information on pursuits; knows location of units at all times. Updates City and County locations and phone numbers. Maintains logs and records of radio activities, police actions, and calls taken by Fire Department; prepares and files a variety of reports. Notifies appropriate personnel and/or supervisor of critical situations, weather related information, and problems with communications or computer equipment. Attends training courses as offered by the department or as required by law to maintain applicable certifications, remain informed of departmental operations, and to promote improved job performance. Cooperates with federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies and their officers or representatives when activities are related to investigations with City jurisdiction. Additional Functions Takes and relays messages to officers and firefighters, other divisions, or local agencies; disseminates information to various departments and divisions. Maintains cleanliness of work area; restocks supplies. Performs other related duties as required. COMMUNICATION COMPETENCIES Effectively communicates with supervisor, employees, other departments, contractors, companies, vendors, outside agencies, the public, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems. Accurately and expeditiously receives and delivers messages and information to the appropriate individuals. Ability to prepare accurate and thorough written records and reports. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions and to complete assigned tasks with minimal supervisory direction. Ability to understand and quickly and accurately follow brief oral and written instructions on moderately complex matters. Ability to effectively communicate with co-workers, management, Police Officers, Firefighters, Paramedics and the general public. Minimum Qualifications High school diploma or equivalent; supplemented by little or no previous experience or training involving dispatching. Must be able to obtain certification as an Emergency Medical Dispatcher (EMD), and become certified by the Florida and National Crime Information Center (FCIC/NCIC) within six months of employment in addition to basic Telecommunicator training. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver's license. In accordance with FSS 401.465, effective October 1, 2012, all Communications Dispatchers must possess and maintain State of Florida 911 Public Safety Telecommunicator Certification, except new position incumbents in this classification. New position incumbents work under the direct supervision of a certified 911 Public Safety Telecommunicator until they achieve certification. Certification must be done within one (1) year of employment. All specified requirements under FSS 401.465 must be met to be eligible for certification, and must maintain the certification thereafter. The Boynton Beach public Safety / 911 Training Curriculum has been approved as a 911 Public Safety Telecommunicator Training Program by the Florida Department of Health. All 911 Employees, that provide training, are certified through the Association of Professional Communications (APCO) and the Florida Department of Health. Supplemental Information KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES Knowledge of the rules and regulations governing emergency communications. Knowledge of the National and Florida Crime Center's Systems, procedures, and methods of accessing and inputting data. Knowledge of City and Department rules, regulations, policies and procedures. Knowledge of police/fire methodology and terminology. Knowledge of the geographical features of the City. Skilled at paying attention to minute detail in the performance of job duties. Ability to achieve a high level of compliance in the performance of duties. Ability to deal courteously and fairly when engaged in any activity with the public. Demonstrated ability to achieve a high level of compliance in the performance of duties. . Ability to establish and maintain harmonious working relationships with other co-workers, supervisors, other departments, Police Officers, Firefighters, Paramedics, other governmental and regulatory agencies and the general public. Ability to effectively and clearly communicate both orally and in writing. Ability to function and remain calm in a high stress environment. PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS / ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS Physical Ability : Tasks require the ability to exert light physical effort in sedentary to light work, but which may involve some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of light weight (up to 10 pounds). Tasks may involve extended periods of time at a keyboard or work station. Sensory Requirements : Some tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate sounds and visual cues or signals. Some tasks require the ability to communicate orally. Environmental Factors : Essential functions are regularly performed without exposure to adverse environmental conditions. The City of Boynton Beach, Florida, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S. C. 12101 et. seq.), the City of Boynton Beach will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. A review of this position has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties. All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements are subject to possible modifications to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent(s) will possess the abilities and aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat of significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. Requirements are representative of the minimum level of knowledge, skills, and ability. VETERANS' PREFERENCE : Certain servicemembers and veterans, and the spouses and family members of such servicemembers and veterans, receive preference and priority in the City's hiring process. Additionally, certain servicemembers may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements in employment by the City.
City of Boynton Beach, FL Boynton Beach, Florida, United States
Aug 30, 2022
Full Time
Purpose of Classification PURPOSE OF CLASSIFICATION: This position is responsible for facilitating, coordinating and conducting the accreditation process for the Police Department, to include ensuring compliance and training and various types of presentations to department personnel; conducts regular reviews with appropriate staff and revises department policy and procedures manuals and catalogs them to ensure standard operating procedures are reliable and up-to-date and meet all accreditation requirements, legislative mandates, and judicial rulings. This position is also responsible for conducting staff inspections and audits under the authority of the Chief of Police. The Manager conducts audits and reviews of all police department processes and operations to detect and correct ineffectiveness and inefficiency as well as to ensure compliance with Department policies. Essential Functions ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: The following duties and functions, as outlined herein, are intended to be representative of the type of tasks performed within this classification. They are not listed in any order of importance. The omission of specific statements of the duties or functions does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned. Directs on-site inspections in compliance with the Commission for Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation (CFA). Prepares and submits annual agency reports to CFA. Prepares and submits annual agency reports to the Chief of Police. Plans and monitors the on-site assessments and maintain appropriate records relating to accreditation activities. Ensures proper training for police department employees on all new and revised policies. Assists with inventories and audits. Periodically reports progress to the Department's administration and the accrediting body. Performs other functions at the direction of the Chief of Police and supervisor as required. Acts as a liaison between police administration, other department employees and outside agencies in all accreditation efforts. Maintains a standard format for policies to be reviewed and revised on a scheduled basis. Coordinates with City Legal staff for proofing of policies for adherence with all applicable laws. Represents the police department at local, regional and national conferences and meetings related to the accreditation process as determined by the Chief of Police or designee. Coordinates policies and procedure development and dissemination. Provides for the ongoing review and update of Department policies and procedures. Coordinates accreditation compliance efforts across the organization. Develops and maintains a system sufficient to obtain timely information from others which demonstrates compliance with established standards and guidelines. Researches and analyzes data, reports findings, and develops recommended solutions and courses of action from Department and outside agencies. Interacts with and attends meetings involving department units, other city departments and outside organizations to achieve desired management objectives. Maintains and updates Department forms and reports. Develops, revises, and maintains Department Policies to maintain Accreditation Standard Files. Takes the lead role when preparing the agency for re-accreditation mock and on-site assessments. Conducts periodic roll call and/or in-service training. Provides briefings and counsel to staff on emerging trends in accreditation standards and makes recommendations to Command Staff to remain well-positioned to meet or exceed changing standards. Determines whether the department's procedures and policies being properly implemented. Determines whether the department's procedures and policies are adequate to attain the department's goals. Determines whether the department's resources (such as personnel) are being used fully and sensibly. Determines whether the department's resources are adequate to attain the department's goals. Discovers any deficiencies in integrity, training, morale, or supervision. Helps operating line units plan their line inspections. ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS: Testifies in court as needed. Operates a motor vehicle to conduct work activities. Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 60 college semester credits or more from an accredited university or college as accepted by the City; Must possess two (2) years of experience in an accreditation management or inspection function with law enforcement, education, medical, or other service-related institution; Possess [or able to obtain within fourteen (14) days of hire] and maintain a valid Florida driver's license; Candidates must demonstrate a solid track record of achieving, maintaining, and demonstrating adherence to specific standards or goals, as well as the ability to achieve stakeholder buy-in to garner commitment to a specific vision. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Strategic planning, executive, management, and or prior law enforcement experience preferred. Supplemental Information COMMUNICATION COMPETENCIES: Effectively communicates with supervisor, employees, other departments, contractors, companies, vendors, outside agencies, the public, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems. Accurately and expeditiously receives and delivers messages and information to the appropriate individuals. Ability to prepare accurate and thorough written records and reports. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions and to complete assigned tasks with minimal supervisory direction. Ability to understand and quickly and accurately follow brief oral and written instructions on moderately complex matters. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Knowledge and understanding of CFA standards and the accreditation process. Knowledge of modern law enforcement principles, procedures, techniques, and equipment preferred. Experience in preparing and submitting written reports or other documents to regulatory or compliance agencies preferred. Knowledge of database principles and practices, as well as computer and software applications as it relates to reporting and analysis of data. Knowledge of effective communication practices. Knowledge of government structure and leadership. Knowledge of research techniques, statistical gathering and analysis. Skilled in the effective operation of office and computer equipment and various software packages, including but not limited to Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access, along with other organization-specific software. Skilled in effective communication techniques, both orally and in writing. Skilled in effective time management and resources utilization. Skilled in establishing a rapport and eliciting cooperation from co-workers and the public. Ability to analyze situations objectively, and determine proper courses of action to be taken. Ability to gather, organize, evaluate, and analyze data. Ability to manage multiple projects at one time, skilled in effective time management and resource utilization, and able to adapt quickly to changing situations that may adversely affect previous plans, schedules, and routines. Ability to work independently in the absence of specific instructions or supervision by following verbal and/or written instructions effectively. Ability to exercise sound judgement and maintain confidentiality regarding critical and sensitive information, records, and reports. PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS / ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS Physical Ability : Tasks require the ability to exert light physical effort in sedentary to light work, but which may involve some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of light weight (10 pounds). Tasks may involve extended periods of time at a keyboard or work station. Sensory Requirements : Tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate visual cues or signals. Tasks require the ability to communicate orally. Environmental Factors : Essential functions are regularly performed without exposure to adverse environmental conditions. The City of Boynton Beach, Florida, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S.C. 12101 et. seq.), the City of Boynton Beach will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. A review of this position has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties. All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements are subject to possible modifications to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent(s) will possess the abilities and aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat of significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. Requirements are representative of the minimum level of knowledge, skills, and ability. VETERANS' PREFERENCE Certain servicemembers and veterans, and the spouses and family members of such servicemembers and veterans, receive preference and priority in the City's hiring process. Additionally, certain servicemembers may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements in employment by the City.
City of Boynton Beach, FL Boynton Beach, Florida, United States
Aug 26, 2022
Full Time
Purpose of Classification The purpose of this classification is to oversee Utilities Department engineering, project management, Capital Improvement Program (CIP) projects, contracts, design, construction, inspections, locations, CADD/GIS, civil, environmental, electrical, and industrial pretreatment programs. Essential Functions The following duties and functions, as outlined herein, are intended to be representative of the type of tasks performed within this classification. They are not listed in any order of importance. The omission of specific statements of the duties or functions does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned. Serves as the technical and engineering lead for the Utilities Engineering Division; resolves complex engineering and construction related issues; provides direction, advice, and engineering expertise; meets regularly with the Utilities Director and Deputy Director and provides updates to management. Areas of work and supervision include raw water supply and transmission; water treatment; potable water distribution; sanitary sewer collection; wastewater pumping; stormwater drainage; reclaimed water distribution; electrical, instrumentation, and control; development and redevelopment projects; neighborhood improvements; and Capital Improvement Program (CIP) projects. Division Manager responsible for keeping the Utilities Capital Improvement Program (CIP) projects on track and supervising personnel in the related areas. Duties include project management, planning new projects, developing scope, negotiating fees, overseeing design development, plan review, managing and coordinating construction activities, and updating Utilities design and construction standards. Work is performed independently with general direction, working from broad goals, objectives, and policies. Have the ability to help in master planning efforts and basing decisions on condition assessment, risk of failure, consequence of failure methodology, and making data driven decisions for prioritizing multi-year CIP program and associated projected costs. Coordinates Engineering division work activities; organizes and prioritizes workload; makes work assignments; monitors status of work in progress; inspects completed work; and troubleshoots problem situations. Oversees engineering, plan review, inspections, locations, CADD/GIS, environmental, and industrial pretreatment programs. Supervises, directs, and evaluates assigned staff; processes employee concerns and performs counseling and discipline as needed; interviews candidates for employment; makes hiring recommendations; and coordinates training activities and professional development. Documents and oversees utilities system maps and as-built drawings in hard copy, AutoCAD, GIS, and other formats. Communicates with the Department Director, Deputy Director, Managers, employees, other departments, engineers, developers, contractors, consultants, inspectors, regulatory agencies, vendors, customers, the public, outside agencies, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, resolve problems, or give/receive advice/direction. Performs administrative functions associated with department operations; develops/implements long and short term plans, goals, and objectives; develops, updates, and implements policies and procedures; develops and implements division budget, including annual operating budget and CIP budget; reviews/approves payment requisitions, invoices, and payroll documents; prepares agenda items for presentation to City Commission; coordinates emergency preparation, plans, contingencies, damage assessment, and response to potential disasters. Coordinates procurement of equipment and contracted services; researches new products, systems, and materials; obtains pricing from contractors and suppliers; prepares specifications for materials, equipment, and services; writes, prepares, and reviews bid documents/specifications; recommends award of contracts; ensures contract compliance for all contracts and specifications. Compiles or monitors various administrative and statistical data pertaining to departmental operations; performs research as needed; makes applicable calculations; analyzes data and identifies trends; prepares or generates reports; maintains records. Prepares or completes various forms, reports, correspondence, change orders, budget documents, performance appraisals, agenda items, or other documents. Receives and maintains as needed various forms, reports, correspondence, requisitions, purchase orders, invoices, budget reports, equipment submittals, payroll sheets, vehicle maintenance requests, accident reports, contract documents, master plans, comprehensive plans, union agreements, codes, regulations, standards, manuals, maps, reference materials, or other documentation; reviews, completes, processes, implements, forwards or retains as appropriate. Operates a computer to enter, retrieve, review or modify data; utilizes word processing, spreadsheet, database, project management systems, e-mail, or other software programs. Communicates via telephone and/or two-way radio; provides information, guidance, and assistance; takes and relays messages. Responds to complaints and questions related to department operations; provides information, researches problems, and initiates problem resolution. Provides education, information, and outreach to the community; meets with homeowner groups and community organizations; communicates the City Commission's vision and mission; gives speeches and presentations; prepares/distributes educational materials. Attends City Commission meetings or other meetings; serves on committees as needed; gives speeches or presentations. Maintains a comprehensive, current knowledge of applicable laws/regulations; maintains an awareness of new trends and advances in the profession; reads professional literature; maintains professional affiliations; attends workshops and training sessions as appropriate. ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS Operates a motor vehicle to conduct work activities. Performs clerical tasks, which may include answering the telephone and recording messages, sending/receiving faxed documents, or copying documents. Provides assistance or coverage to other employees and management as needed. Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or closely related field; and Minimum of ten (10) years previous experience and/or training in utility engineering, design, construction, project management, and utility administrative operations; and Must possess and maintain a valid State of Florida Professional Engineer (P.E.) license; and Must possess [or be able to obtain within fourteen (14) days of hire] and maintain a valid Florida driver's license; and Must complete the City's Supervisor Training within three (3) months of hire. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Master's degree Project Management Professional (PMP) certification Supplemental Information Communication Competencies / K.S.A.'s COMMUNICATIONS COMPENTENCIES Ability to effectively communicate and maintain collaborative working relationships with the Department Director, Deputy Director, Managers, peers, other departments, contractors, consultants, outside agencies, and all other stakeholders as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, and/or resolve problems. Accurately and expeditiously receives and delivers messages and information to the appropriate individuals. Ability to prepare accurate and thorough written records and reports. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions and to complete assigned tasks with minimal direction. Ability to understand and quickly and accurately follow brief oral and written instructions on complex matters. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Demonstrated knowledge of raw water supply and transmission, water treatment, potable water distribution, sanitary sewer collection, wastewater pumping, stormwater drainage, and reclaimed water distribution systems; piping; processes; equipment; electrical, instrumentation, and control. Demonstrated knowledge of the federal, state, and local environmental regulations regarding water, wastewater, stormwater and reuse systems. Demonstrated experience and understanding of engineering principles and project management processes to track and evaluate projects and employee performance. Demonstrated understanding of hydraulic modeling software and ability to oversee work by consultants, engineers, and assigned staff. Experience with and ability to comply with outside agency regulations and permits required to complete utility projects. Ability to successfully manage large utility improvement and construction projects. Experience in project planning, design, permitting, bidding, and construction management. Experience in CIP program planning based on master planning and condition assessment, projecting cost and developing a multi-year CIP program based on Risk and Consequence of failure data and prioritization criteria. Ability to be a positive role model and provide effective mentoring and leadership. Ability to effectively supervise assigned staff and to expeditiously resolve employee issues and concerns. Ability to successfully develop collaborative working relationships with the Department Director, Deputy Director, Managers, peers, assigned staff, other departments, contractors, consultants, outside agencies, and all other stakeholders. Physical and Sensory Requirements / Environmental Factors Physical Ability : Tasks require the ability to exert light physical effort in sedentary to light work, but which may involve some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of light weight (5-10 pounds). Tasks may involve extended periods of time at a keyboard or work station. Sensory Requirements : Some tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate colors or shades of colors, sounds, odor, depth, texture, and visual cues or signals. Some tasks require the ability to communicate orally. Environmental Factors : Performance of essential functions may require exposure to adverse environmental conditions, such as dirt, dust, pollen, odors, wetness, humidity, rain, fumes, temperature and noise extremes, machinery, vibrations, electric currents, traffic hazards, toxic agents, disease, or pathogenic substances. The City of Boynton Beach, Florida, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S. C. 12101 et. seq.), the City of Boynton Beach will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. A review of this position has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties. All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements are subject to possible modifications to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent(s) will possess the abilities and aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat of significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. Requirements are representative of the minimum level of knowledge, skills, and ability. VETERANS' PREFERENCE Certain servicemembers and veterans, and the spouses and family members of such servicemembers and veterans, receive preference and priority in the City's hiring process. Additionally, certain servicemembers may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements in employment by the City.
City of Boynton Beach Boynton Beach, FL, USA
Jun 04, 2022
Full Time
The City of Boynton Beach operates under a commission-manager form of government.  A City Manager is hired to manage the organization’s day-to-day operations.  The Boynton Beach Utilities Department is responsible for maintaining water, sewer, stormwater, wastewater, and reclaimed service systems for 112,000 customers in its service area, which is comprised of 37,329 customers within the City limits and the neighboring municipalities of Hypoluxo and Ocean Ridge as well as unincorporated areas of Palm Beach County.