Employment http://bellegladegov.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=category&id=34&Itemid=61 Mon, 24 Apr 2017 20:58:06 +0000 Joomla! 1.5 - Open Source Content Management en-gb DIRECTOR OF RECREATION http://bellegladegov.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=184:director-of-recreation&catid=34:advertised-positions&Itemid=61 http://bellegladegov.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=184:director-of-recreation&catid=34:advertised-positions&Itemid=61

DIRECTOR OF RECREATION

$57,459.81 ANNUAL BASE

SALARY/EXEMPT

Closing: Open Until Filled

The purpose of the class is to supervise staff and oversee maintenance and operation of City recreational facilities. The class is responsible for staff supervision, planning, policy and procedures, maintenance, recreational activities, assisting the public, budgets, and administration within the Marina, Municipal Golf Course and Recreation Divisions. The class works within broad policy and organizational guidelines; independently plans and implements projects; reports progress of major activities through periodic conferences and meetings.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES The tasks listed below are those that represent the majority of the time spent working in this class. Management may assign additional tasks related to the type of work of the class as necessary.

  • Supervises staff including selecting or recommending selection, training, assigning and evaluating work, counseling, disciplining, and terminating or recommending termination.
  • Researches community recreational programs and models and assesses community needs to make recommendations to elected or appointed officials concerning new or improved recreational programs.
  • Assists with or develops policy and procedures for facility operation; inspects and evaluates operation to ensure compliance.
  • Conducts public information program to publicize community recreational programs; serves as staff development coordinator; interviews, selects, trains, counsels, and evaluates volunteers and staff; actively recruits program personnel and volunteers.

  • Oversees maintenance of recreational facilities, buildings, grounds, and equipment.

  • Plans, organizes, coordinates and directs activities within assigned or approved community recreational programs, coordinates with staff agencies, and public or private activities on matters of mutual interest.
  • Monitors, enforces, and ensures compliance with all federal, state, and local laws, rules, policies, and procedures.
  • Gathers information on program activities; evaluates programs for effectiveness and adequacy; recommends facility or operation improvements as required.
  • Directs administrative activities such as correspondence, records, and budgets; authorizes expenditures and generates fiscal forms and reports.

  • Attends or conducts staff meetings to exchange information; attends and schedules others to attend in-service training and technical or professional classes, seminars, or conferences to improve technical or professional skills.

INVOLVEMENT WITH DATA, PEOPLE, AND THINGS

DATA INVOLVEMENT:

Coordinates or determines time, place or sequence of operations or activities based on analysis of data or information and may implement and report on operations and activities.

PEOPLE INVOLVEMENT:

Supervises or leads others by determining work procedures, assigning duties, maintaining harmonious relations, and promoting efficiency.

INVOLVEMENT WITH THINGS:

Establishes or implements policy for the acquisition, installation, operation, maintenance and repair of facilities, machinery, equipment, or systems; establishes specifications for the acquisition of equipment; establishes budgets for facility repairs or new construction.

COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS

REASONING REQUIREMENTS:

Performs supervisory work involving policy and guidelines, solving both people and work related problems.

MATHEMATICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Performs addition and subtraction, multiplication and division and/or calculates ratios, rates and percents.

LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS:

Reads journals, manuals, and professional publications; speaks informally to groups of coworkers, staff in other organizational agencies, the general public, and people in other organizations; composes original reports, training and other written materials using proper language, punctuation, grammar, and style; presents training programs.

MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:

Performs professional level work requiring the application of managerial methods in the solution of operational problems; applies extensive understanding of operating policies and procedures to solve problems; requires continuous, close attention for accurate results and frequent exposure to unusual pressures.

VOCATIONAL/EDUCATIONAL AND EXPERIENCE PREPARATION

VOCATIONAL/EDUCATIONAL PREPARATION:

Requires Liberal Arts Bachelor's degree or education and training equivalent to four years of college education in recreation and leisure activities, business management, or a closely related field.

SPECIAL CERTIFICATIONS AND LICENSES:

Must possess a valid Florida driver’s license and an acceptable driving record; Valid CPR certification.

Possession of a Senior Lifesaving Certificate as issued by the American Red Cross and a Standard First Aid Certificate.

Must pass Level 2 Criminal Background.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

Requires a minimum of five years and up to and including ten years.

AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT REQUIREMENTS

PHYSICAL AND DEXTERITY REQUIREMENTS:

Requires light to medium work that involves walking or standing some of the time, exerting up to 20 pounds of force on a recurring basis, and some skill and adeptness in the use of fingers, hands and limbs in tasks involving close tolerances or limits of accuracy.

ENVIRONMENTAL HAZARDS:

The job risks exposure to bright/dim light, dusts and pollen, extreme heat and/or cold, wet or humid conditions, extreme noise levels, animals/wildlife, vibration, fumes and/or noxious odors, traffic, moving machinery, disease/pathogens, and toxic/caustic chemicals.

SENSORY REQUIREMENTS:

The job requires normal visual acuity, and field of vision, hearing, speaking, color perception, sense of smell, depth perception, and texture perception.

JUDGMENTS AND DECISIONS

JUDGMENTS AND DECISIONS:

Makes decisions as a significant part of the job, affecting a large segment of the organization and the general public; assists in developing policies and practices.

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vivian@belleglade-fl.com (Human Resources) Advertised Positions Wed, 26 Oct 2016 14:52:45 +0000
Download Employment Application http://bellegladegov.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=67:download-employment-application&catid=34:advertised-positions&Itemid=61 http://bellegladegov.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=67:download-employment-application&catid=34:advertised-positions&Itemid=61 Download Employment Application. Employment applications not received by 5:00pm of the closing date will not be accepted. Please make sure you attach all required attachments, certifications, diplomas, and other information required by the position being sought. The City of Belle Glade can only guarantee that your application will be received if hand delivered or mailed by certified mail and received by the closing date. There are no exceptions to this rule.

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harango@belleglade-fl.com (Hector Arango) Advertised Positions Thu, 30 Jul 2015 00:00:00 +0000
BUILDING PERMIT CLERK - CERTIFIED http://bellegladegov.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=174:building-permit-clerk-certified&catid=34:advertised-positions&Itemid=61 http://bellegladegov.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=174:building-permit-clerk-certified&catid=34:advertised-positions&Itemid=61

CITY OF BELLE GLADE

CLASS TITLE: BUILDING PERMIT CLERK

$13.49 per hour - $28,053 Annual Base

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF CLASS

The purpose of this class to provide highly responsible, diversified office administrative support for the permitting department; assist contractors, homeowners and others by providing routine and technical information related to the issuance of building permits; to provide technical information regarding routine building code requirements and ordinances; to assist the public with completed applications and other required forms; to track permit applications received as they proceed through inter­ departmental processes; input permit information and data into software; and to perform other duties as required.

Direction is provided by the Planning & Building Manager or functional supervision may be provided by higher level professional positions such as the Director of Planning and Community Redevelopment Services.

ESSENTIAL TASKS

The tasks listed below are those that represent the majority of the time spent working in this class. Management may assign additional tasks related to the type of work of the class as necessary.

  • Provides information at by telephone and through correspondence in response to relatively routine questions regarding building ordinances and codes, building permit application process and procedures.

  • Directs the public to various City departments for information necessary to apply for permits.

  • Assists the public in completing building permit applications and other necessary forms.

  • Reviews building permit applications for completeness.

  • Accepts construction plans and plan documents for permit processing, and accurately calculates fees for plan check, building, plumbing, mechanical, electrical and energy permits.

  • Accepts construction plans for appropriate departmental personnel to check; responsible for assuring that all inter-departmental public agencies, school district and State requirements have been met prior to issuance of permits.

  • Issues permits after they have received the appropriate required inter­ departmental review or the services of Building Official or Building Inspector.

  • Verifies that workers' compensation and valid contractor's license is current and active.

  • Sorts and routes permit application packages.

  • Prepares and catalog files for microfilming, writes routine reports, helps maintain a variety of records.

  • Issues minor permits where professional evaluation is not required.

  • Determines and collects fees for permits and other review and regulatory services.

  • Performs routine office tasks such as typing, filing faxing, and copying.

  • Proofreads and edits documents.

  • Gathers information for entry into computer system; extracts information or reports as necessary.

  • Provides information and answers questions for the public regarding departmental policies and procedures pertaining to permits.

  • Maintains and manages an inventory of forms, applications and office supplies.

  • Maintains files; extracts and summarizes information; provides information to internal or external agencies as required; coordinates with other staff, departments, or outside agencies.

  • Maintains schedules and calendars for staff; makes travel arrangements; schedules and/or attends training seminars or classes.

  • Attends meetings and prepares minutes as needed.

  • Performs research and conducts special projects as directed.

  • Processes incoming and outgoing mail; routes to appropriate person or office.

  • Maintains supply inventories; orders supplies as needed; prepares requisitions; operates and performs minor maintenance on office equipment.

  • Performs related duties as required.

INVOLVEMENT WITH DATA, PEOPLE, AND THINGS

DATA INVOLVEMENT: Data are information, knowledge, and conceptions obtained by observation, investigation, interpretation, visualization, and mental creation. Data are intangible and include numbers, words, symbols, ideas, concepts, and oral verbalizations.

Requires gathering, organizing, analyzing, examining, or evaluating data or information and may prescribe action based on such data or information.

PEOPLE INVOLVEMENT: People include coworkers, workers in other areas or agencies and the general public.

Requires giving information, guidance, or assistance to people which directly facilitates task accomplishment; may give instructions or assignments to subordinate clerical staff or assistants.

INVOLVEMENT WITH THINGS: Things are inanimate objects such as substances, materials, machines, tools, equipment, work aids, and products. A thing is tangible and has shape, form, and other physical characteristics.

Requires handling or using machines, tools, or equipment requiring moderate instruction and experience such as computers, peripherals, software programs such as word processing, spreadsheets or custom applications, and may service office machines.

Must possess the ability to:

  • Learn quickly and apply departmental policies and procedures affecting the acceptance and review of permit applications and be familiar with commonly used building codes and ordinances.

  • Learn quickly and apply techniques of checking permit applications and plans for completeness.

  • Perform basic mathematical computations quickly and accurately.

  • Follow verbal and written instructions.

  • Communicate effectively both verbally and in written form.

  • Keep accurate records.

COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS

REASONING REQUIREMENTS: Reasoning requires consideration of factors and variables to derive solutions to problems.

Requires performing skilled work involving rules/systems with almost constant problem solving.

MATHEMATICAL REQUIREMENTS: Mathematics requires the use of symbols, numbers and formulas to solve mathematical problems.

Requires performing addition and subtraction, multiplication and division and/or calculating ratios, rates and percents.

LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS: Language involves the ability to read, write, and speak.

Requires reading technical instructions, procedures manuals, and charts to solve practical problems; composing routine and specialized reports, forms, and business letters, with proper format; speaking compound sentences using normal grammar and word form.

MENTAL REQUIREMENTS: Mental ability involves analysis, initiative, ingenuity, creativity, and concentration required by the job and the presence of any unusual pressures present in the job.

Requires performing specialized clerical or entry level professional work requiring general understanding of operating policies and procedures and their application to problems not previously encountered; requires normal attention with short periods of concentration for accurate results and occasional exposure to unusual pressure.

VOCATIONAL/EDUCATIONAL AND EXPERIENCE PREPARATION

VOCATIONAL/EDUCATIONAL PREPARATION: Vocational/Educational preparation includes job specific training and education that may be acquired in a school, work, military, institutional or vocational environment. It does not include the orientation time required of a fully qualified worker to become accustomed to the special conditions of any new job. Nor does it include the amount of time that a worker spends to learn reasoning, language, and mathematical skills, which are often learned in school.

Requires High School Diploma or GED and formal training, special courses, or self-education equivalent to satisfactory completion of one year of college education or specialized advanced training in business, or a closely related field.

SPECIAL CERTIFICATIONS AND LICENSES: Special Certifications and Licenses refer to state, federal, or professional certifications or licenses required to enter or maintain the job.

Notary Public, Florida Driver’s License and other certifications may be required by assigned department. Requires Pass the International Code Council (ICC) examination as a Building Permit Clerk.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: Experience refers to the amount of work experience that is required for entry level into the position that would result in a reasonable expectation that the employee can perform the job. It may be experience that can be gained on the job or experience in a previous job.

Requires over one year and up to and including two years.

AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT REQUIREMENTS

PHYSICAL AND DEXTERITY REQUIREMENTS: Physical and dexterity refers to the requirement for physical exertion and coordination of limb and body movement. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Requires sedentary work that involves walking or standing some of the time, exerting up to 10 pounds of force on a regular and recurring basis, and sustained keyboard operations.

Mobility to work in a standard office setting and utilize standard office equipment including a computer; vision to read printed matter; hearing and speech to converse in person and over the telephone. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk, sit and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

ENVIRONMENTAL HAZARDS: Environmental hazards refer to the job conditions that may lead to injury or health hazards even though precautions have been taken.

The job may risk exposure to dusts and pollen, fumes and/or noxious odors, traffic, disease/pathogens, and toxic/caustic chemicals.

SENSORY REQUIREMENTS: Sensory ability refers to hearing, sight, touch, taste, and smell required by the job.

The job requires normal visual acuity, field of vision, hearing, and speaking.


JUDGMENTS AND DECISIONS

JUDGMENTS AND DECISIONS: Judgments and decisions refer to the frequency and complexity of judgments and decisions given the stability of the work environments, the nature and type of guidance, and the breadth of impact of the judgments and decisions.

Requires being responsible to guide others, requiring frequent decisions, affecting the individual, coworkers, and others whom depend on the service or product; work in a somewhat fluid environment with rules and procedures but many variations from the routine.

ADA COMPLIANCE

The City of Belle Glade is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ADA requires the City to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are invited to discuss accommodations.

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vivian@belleglade-fl.com (Human Resources) Advertised Positions Mon, 10 Apr 2017 05:00:00 +0000
MECHANIC III http://bellegladegov.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=170:mechanic-iii&catid=34:advertised-positions&Itemid=61 http://bellegladegov.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=170:mechanic-iii&catid=34:advertised-positions&Itemid=61

MECHANIC III

$17.63 Hourly - $36,670.40 ANNUAL BASE

Closing: Open Until Filled

The purpose of the class is to maintain, or oversee maintenance of vehicles and equipment. The class is responsible for leading, and performing preventive maintenance, major and minor repairs, vehicle modifications. The class works within a general outline of work to be performed, develops work methods and sequences under general supervision.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The tasks listed below are those that represent the majority of the time spent working in this class. Management may assign additional tasks related to the type of work of the class as necessary.

  • May lead less experienced mechanics by advising, training, or otherwise assisting in task performance.

  • Inspects vehicles, equipment, or systems; performs preventive maintenance and diagnostic tests to identify malfunctions.
  • Performs routine minor maintenance such as tire change, timing, adjusting, and lubricating of vehicles or servicing equipment or systems.
  • Performs major repairs such as engine overhaul or transmission repair or replacement on vehicles or removing/replacing major components of equipment or systems.
  • Performs field servicing of vehicles such as changing tires, batteries, or towing; may operate heavy equipment for servicing or repairs.
  • Prepares documentation for maintenance activities such as repairs, parts used, cost, and other information.
  • Provides advice and assistance to vehicle operators or less experienced mechanics as necessary.

DATA INVOLVEMENT: Data are information, knowledge, and conceptions obtained by observation, investigation, interpretation, visualization, and mental creation. Data are intangible and include numbers, words, symbols, ideas, concepts, and oral verbalizations.

Coordinates or determines time, place or sequence of operations or activities based on analysis of data or information and may implement and report on operations and activities.

PEOPLE INVOLVEMENT: People include coworkers, workers in other areas or agencies and the general public.

Gives information, guidance, or assistance to people to directly facilitate task accomplishment; gives instructions or assignments to workers.

INVOLVEMENT WITH THINGS: Things are inanimate objects such as substances, materials, machines, tools, equipment, work aids, and products. A thing is tangible and has shape, form, and other physical characteristics.

Handles or repairs machines, equipment, and vehicles that require extensive instruction and experience such as large shop equipment and machines, firefighting apparatus, heavy equipment, vehicles, police vehicles, and light or heavy trucks.

REASONING REQUIREMENTS: Reasoning requires consideration of factors and variables to derive solutions to problems.

Performs coordinating work involving guidelines and rules but solves problems constantly.

MATHEMATICAL REQUIREMENTS: Mathematics requires the use of symbols, numbers and formulas to solve mathematical problems.

Performs addition and subtraction, multiplication and division and/or calculates ratios, rates and percents.

LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS: Language involves the ability to read, write, and speak.

Reads technical instructions, procedures manuals, and charts to solve practical problems; composes routine reports or forms; speaks compound sentences using normal grammar and word form.

MENTAL REQUIREMENTS: Mental ability involves analysis, initiative, ingenuity, creativity, and concentration required by the job and the presence of any unusual pressures present in the job.

Performs technical tasks requiring a wide range of procedures and requiring intensive understanding of a restricted field or complete familiarity with the functions of a unit or small division of an operating agency; requires normal attention with short periods of concentration for accurate results or occasional exposure to unusual pressure.

VOCATIONAL/EDUCATIONAL PREPARATION: Vocational/Educational preparation includes job specific training and education that may be acquired in a school, work, military, institutional or vocational environment. It does not include the orientation time required of a fully qualified worker to become accustomed to the special conditions of any new job. Nor does it include the amount of time that a worker spends to learn reasoning, language, and mathematical skills, which are often learned in school.

Requires High School Diploma or GED and formal training, special courses, or self-education equivalent to satisfactory completion of one year of college education or specialized training in automotive repair or a closely related field.

SPECIAL CERTIFICATIONS AND LICENSES: Special Certifications and Licenses refer to state, federal, or professional certifications or licenses required to enter or maintain the job.

ASE Refrigerant Recovery and Recycling certificate and CDL B

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: Experience refers to the amount of work experience that is required for entry level into the class that would result in a reasonable expectation that the employee can perform the job. It may be experience that can be gained on the job or experience in a previous job.

Requires over four years supervisory and up to and including eight years as mechanic

PHYSICAL AND DEXTERITY REQUIREMENTS: Physical and dexterity refers to the requirement for physical exertion and coordination of limb and body movement.

Requires medium to heavy work that involves walking, standing, stooping, lifting, pushing and raising objects and involves exerting between 20 to 50 pounds of force on a regular and recurring basis and 50 to 100 pounds of force on a occasional basis.

ENVIRONMENTAL HAZARDS: Environmental hazards refer to the job conditions that may lead to injury or health hazards even though precautions have been taken.

The job may risk exposure to extreme heat and/or cold, bright/dim light, dusts and pollen, wet or humid conditions, extreme noise levels, animals/wildlife, vibrations, fumes and/or noxious odors, traffic, moving machinery, toxic/caustic chemicals, and electrical shock.

SENSORY REQUIREMENTS: Sensory ability refers to hearing, sight, touch, taste, and smell required by the job.

The job requires normal visual acuity and field of vision, hearing, speaking, color perception, sense of smell, depth perception, and texture perception.

JUDGMENTS AND DECISIONS: Judgments and decisions refer to the frequency and complexity of judgments and decisions given the stability of the work environments, the nature and type of guidance, and the breadth of impact of the judgments and decisions.

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vivian@belleglade-fl.com (Human Resources) Advertised Positions Thu, 08 Dec 2016 05:00:00 +0000
SERVICE TECHNICIAN II http://bellegladegov.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=53:service-technician-ii&catid=34:advertised-positions&Itemid=61 http://bellegladegov.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=53:service-technician-ii&catid=34:advertised-positions&Itemid=61 SERVICE TECHNICIAN II

$10.56 Hourly – $21,964 ANNUAL BASE

Closing: Open Until Filled

The purpose of the class is to collect refuse for delivery to disposal site. The class is responsible for following prescribed route, collecting/loading refuse, disposing, cleaning and maintaining vehicles, and completing logs or forms.

The class works according to set procedures under general supervision. The tasks listed below are those that represent the majority of the time spent working in this class. Management may assign additional tasks related to the type of work of the class as necessary. Follows prescribed route picking up refuse. Answers customers questions as required and provides assistance as required. Delivers refuse to designated disposal sites.

 

  • Cleans up around facilities including raking, sweeping, picking up trash, or other tasks.
  • Completes logs or forms as required documenting activities.
  • Operates medium to heavy equipment such as sanitation and recycling trucks, street and ground maintenance equipment, or other heavy maintenance tasks.
  • Maintains vehicles or equipment including cleaning, pre-inspections prior to work assignment.

 

DATA INVOLVEMENT:Compares or inspects items against a standard.

PEOPLE INVOLVEMENT: Follows instructions and orders of supervisor.

INVOLVEMENT WITH THINGS: Operates or repairs complex machinery or equipment that require extended training and experience such as heavy construction equipment, heavy trucks, bulldozers, and loaders.

REASONING REQUIREMENTS: Performs semi-routine work solving occasional problems.

MATHEMATICAL REQUIREMENTS: Performs addition and subtraction, multiplication and division.

LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS: Reads basic sentences, instructions, or work orders; writes basic sentences and completes uncomplicated job forms; speaks sentences using basic grammar.

MENTAL REQUIREMENTS: Performs manual tasks prescribed by standard practices but which may require computation, the use of several procedures, and the use of independent judgment with obvious choices; requires normal attention for accurate results.

VOCATIONAL/EDUCATIONAL PREPARATION: Requires high school, GED, or specialized vocational training.

SPECIAL CERTIFICATIONS AND LICENSES: Requires Minimum Florida Class B CDL

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: Requires over six months and up to and including one year.

PHYSICAL AND DEXTERITY REQUIREMENTS: Requires medium to heavy work that involves walking, standing, stooping, lifting, digging, pushing and raising objects and involves exerting between 20 to 50 pounds of force on a regular and recurring basis and 50 to 100 pounds of force on a occasional basis.

ENVIRONMENTAL HAZARDS: The job may risk exposure to extreme heat and/or cold, bright/dim light, dusts and pollen, wet or humid conditions, extreme noise levels, animals/wildlife, vibrations, fumes and/or noxious odors, traffic, and moving machinery.

SENSORY REQUIREMENTS: The job requires normal visual acuity and field of vision, hearing, speaking, color perception, sense of smell, depth perception, and texture perception.

JUDGMENTS AND DECISIONS: Guides others making a few decisions, affecting the individual and a few coworkers.

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vivian@belleglade-fl.com (Human Resources) Advertised Positions Thu, 19 May 2016 00:00:00 +0000
CERTIFIED CHIEF BUILDING OFFICIAL http://bellegladegov.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=77:chief-building-official&catid=34:advertised-positions&Itemid=61 http://bellegladegov.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=77:chief-building-official&catid=34:advertised-positions&Itemid=61 CERTIFIED

CHIEF BUILDING OFFICIAL

SALARY - NEGOTIABLE

Closing:           Open Until Filled


The purpose of this position is to provide technical work reviewing plans and inspecting building, electrical, mechanical, plumbing, and gas construction, alterations or repairs for compliance with codes, laws and regulations. Duties require sound technical judgment in multiple disciplines and discretions in applying standard trade practices. Building Inspector must be able to perform responsible and skilled work in plan review and the inspection of the following disciplines: building, electrical, mechanical, plumbing, and gas. Performance is reviewed through observation, oral and written reports, records and conferences.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The tasks listed below are those that represent the majority of the time spent working in this class. Management may assign additional tasks related to the type of work of the class as necessary.

Performs inspections for all building trades (building, electrical, plumbing, mechanical and gas) in residential and multi-family inspections including plan review.

Commercial inspections - performs inspections for all building trades and Code Enforcement inspections.

Speaks with owners regarding compliance,  attends Code Enforcement Board meetings.

Performs plan review and completes various forms and paper work.

Performs occupational license inspections in conjunction with the Fire Marshall for new businesses.

Attends meetings and various seminars to stay up to date and aware of all changes and new code requirements.

Performs related non-essential duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES, AND SKILLS:

Considerable knowledge of materials and methods used in building construction, alterations and repair, trade techniques, minimum housing standards, national and local building codes. Thorough knowledge and State “standard” inspector certification in at least three specialty areas (i.e., building, plumbing, mechanical, electrical, gas) including ability to review permit applications and examine plans and specifications to determine compliance with all applicable codes in the specialties for which hired. Provide inspections and technical advice as needed. Ability to: recognize faulty construction, substandard materials, conditions of hazard; to interpret plans and specifications; to prepare reports and communicate clearly, orally and in writing; read and interpret various codes, construction plans and blueprints; prepare and maintain accurate records, and make necessary reports; establish and maintain effective working relationships with contractors; engineers and others in the construction trade, as well as the general public; and be physically capable of performing essential duties as required.

TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:

High school graduation or GED; preferably with some advanced course work in a related field. An Associate’s degree is desirable. Experience in commercial and residential construction, including four (4) years experience at the supervisory level in the building construction trades, or at least three (3) years at the contractor level and at least five (5) years experience in respective trade; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

REQUIREMENTS:

Possession of a valid Florida Driver’s License. Possession of ”standard” certification by the State of Florida in ALL of the following disciplines: building, mechanical, plumbing, electrical and gas, including certification in plan review for those specialties.

AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT REQUIREMENTS

PHYSICAL AND DEXTERITY REQUIREMENTS: Physical and dexterity refers to the requirement for physical exertion and coordination of limb and body movement.

Requires medium work that involves walking, standing, stooping, and lifting much of the time and involves exerting between 20 and 50 pounds of force on a regular and recurring basis.

ENVIRONMENTAL HAZARDS: Environmental hazards refer to the job conditions that may lead to injury or health hazards even though precautions have been taken.

The job may risk exposure to extreme heat and/or cold, bright/dim light, dusts and pollen, wet or humid conditions, extreme noise levels, animals/wildlife, fumes and/or noxious odors, traffic, moving machinery, electrical shock, and heights.

SENSORY REQUIREMENTS: Sensory ability refers to hearing, sight, touch, taste, and smell required by the job.

The job requires normal visual acuity and field of vision, hearing, speaking, color perception, depth perception, and texture perception.

JUDGMENTS AND DECISIONS

JUDGMENTS AND DECISIONS: Judgments and decisions refer to the frequency and complexity of judgments and decisions given the stability of the work environments, the nature and type of guidance, and the breadth of impact of the judgments and decisions.

Requires being responsible to guide others, requiring frequent decisions, affecting the individual, coworkers, and others who depend on the service or product; works in a somewhat fluid environment with rules and procedures but many variations from the routine.

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vivian@belleglade-fl.com (Human Resources) Advertised Positions Thu, 19 May 2016 00:00:00 +0000
RECREATION PROGRAM SPECIALIST P/T http://bellegladegov.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=151:recreation-program-specialist&catid=34:advertised-positions&Itemid=61 http://bellegladegov.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=151:recreation-program-specialist&catid=34:advertised-positions&Itemid=61

RECREATION PROGRAM SPECIALIST - P/T

Grade 12 - $12.62 hourly

Up To 24 Hours Per Week

Evenings & Weekends


GENERAL DUTIES OF CLASS

The purpose of this class is to provide assistance to the Recreation Manager with a variety of specialized recreation programs, activities, and special events, including youth sports and activities, and youth and family services. This class works under moderate supervision, assists in the organization, implementation, and supervision of recreation programs, activities, and special events. Employees may be assigned to work year-round or seasonally.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES The tasks listed below are those that represent the majority of the time spent working in this class. Management may assign additional tasks related to the type of work of the class as necessary.

  • Assists with planning, developing, and organizing recreation programs and special events;

  • Implements specific recreation activities such as dances, luncheons, games, and sporting events; plans event activities and assigns staff to required duties;

  • Prepares promotional materials for scheduled events, including brochures, posters, advertisements, and flyers;

  • Assists in monitoring the daily operations and activities of a recreation facility; monitors performance of participants; ensures rules and procedures are followed by patrons;

  • Prepares equipment, fields, and facilities for assigned activities;

  • Maintains grounds and facilities; to include cleaning and mopping restrooms in facilities and on grounds;

  • Assists with registering participants in classes and sports programs and booking facilities for events; collects and processes fees; maintains files and records of transactions and schedules;

  • Provides assistance to facility patrons and the general public; answers questions regarding facility usage and program, activity, and event specifics;

  • Evaluates assigned programs, activities, and special events; makes recommendations for improvements and new programs and services;

  • Provides lead supervision to participants, subordinates and volunteers; trains new employees on work procedures.

COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS

REASONING REQUIREMENTS:

Requires performing skilled work involving rules/systems with almost constant problem solving.

MATHEMATICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Requires performing addition and subtraction, multiplication and division and/or calculating ratios, rates and percents.

LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS:

Requires reading technical instructions, procedures manuals, and charts to solve practical problems; composing routine and specialized reports, forms, and business letters, with proper format; speaking compound sentences using normal grammar and word form.

MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:

While performing the duties of this class, the incumbent is regularly required to use written and oral communication skills; read and interpret data, information and documents; analyze and solve complex problems; work on multiple concurrent tasks; work with constant interruptions; and interact with staff, facility users, and the general public.

VOCATIONAL AND EXPERIENCE PREPARATION

VOCATIONAL/EDUCATIONAL PREPARATION:

Requires satisfactory completion of two year of college education or specialized advanced training in business, or a closely related field.

SPECIAL CERTIFICATIONS AND LICENSES:

Must possess a valid Florida driver’s license and an acceptable driving record; Valid CPR certification. Must satisfactory pass Level 2 Criminal Background.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

Requires over two years’ experience.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES

• Basic objectives, methods, and techniques of assigned recreation program area

• Policies, procedures, and regulations pertaining to area of assignment

• Principles and practices of workplace safety, including CPR and first aid

Skill to:

• Operate modern office equipment including a personal computer and related business software

Ability to:

• Plan, implement, and instruct activities of assigned program

• Establish and maintain courteous, cooperative, and effective working relationships with staff, the general public, and others encountered in the course of work

• Communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing

• Understand and carry out oral and written instructions

• Prepare and maintain accurate and precise written records, forms, and correspondence

• Evaluate situations, identify problems, and exercise sound independent judgment within established guidelines

• Maintain professionalism and composure at all times, including stressful and difficult situations and handle disputes and complaints in a calm, courteous, and tactful manner

• Effectively handle multiple priorities and organize workload

• Work independently and efficiently with a minimum amount of direct supervision


AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT REQUIREMENTS

PHYSICAL AND DEXTERITY REQUIREMENTS:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; talk or hear, both in person and by telephone; use hands to finger, handle, feel and reach with hands and arms.  The employee frequently stands or walks and lifts and moves equipment and supplies weighing up to 30 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

ENVIRONMENTAL HAZARDS:

The employee usually works both indoors and outdoors and the noise level varies from moderately quiet to noisy, depending upon program activities. Depending upon the program activities, employees may be exposed to paints and other fumes and infectious diseases when working with children or other special age groups. Employees frequently are required to work in outside weather conditions, including heat, cold, rain, moisture, and wind at various facilities and events.

SENSORY REQUIREMENTS:

The job requires normal visual acuity, field of vision, hearing, and speaking.

JUDGMENTS AND DECISIONS

JUDGMENTS AND DECISIONS:

Requires being responsible to guide others, requiring frequent decisions, affecting the individual, coworkers, and others whom depend on the service or product; work in a somewhat fluid environment with rules and procedures but many variations from the routine.

ADA COMPLIANCE

The City of Belle Glade is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ADA requires the City to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are invited to discuss accommodations.

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CERTIFIED LIFEGUARD http://bellegladegov.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=97:lifeguard&catid=34:advertised-positions&Itemid=61 http://bellegladegov.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=97:lifeguard&catid=34:advertised-positions&Itemid=61 LIFEGUARD

$12.41 hourly

PART-TIME TEMPORARY/SUMMER EMPLOYMENT

Closing:           Open Until Filled

 

The purpose of the class is to prevent accidents and enforce safety regulations at City operated swimming pool.  An employee occupying a position allocated to this class is responsible for the safety of bathers and enforcement of established standards of conduct.  Work is performed in accordance with department rules and regulations and supervision is received from a superior who makes work assignments and reviews work by observation.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Enforce policies and regulations governing the conduct of persons at the swimming pool.
  • Warns patrons against such unsafe practices as running around the edge of the pool, playing on diving boards, or bringing bottles or glass objects to the pool.
  • Rescues distressed bathers and in emergencies, applies artificial respiration and first aid.
  • May teach swimming skills to beginners.
  • Maintains records and reports of activities.
  • Performs related work as required.

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENT:

Considerable knowledge of lifesaving, including modern methods of approaching, breaking holds, and carrying apparently drowned persons.  Considerable knowledge of the hazards involved in swimming pool bathing.  Considerable knowledge of the standard techniques of resuscitation and other first aid measures.  Knowledge of the principles and methods used in teaching people to swim.  Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with swimming pool patrons and to give and enforce orders firmly but tactfully.  Skill in the administration of first aid and artificial respiration; skill and speed in swimming.  Possession of a Senior Lifesaving Certificate as issued by the American Red Cross and a Standard First Aid Certificate.

 

Requires High School Diploma or GED, specialized training equivalent to satisfactory completion of one year of college education with emphasis in business, leisure service, or a closely related field; and formal training in water safety; CPR and Life Guard Certified.

 

Must successfully pass Level -2 criminal background screening.

 

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vivian@belleglade-fl.com (Human Resources) Advertised Positions Sun, 14 Jun 2015 05:00:00 +0000