Thank you for your interest and inquiry on employment with the City of Sebastian. We are an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of Race, Color, Religion, Sex, National Origin, Disability, Age, or Marital Status; and we are totally committed to recruiting personnel who reflect the cultural diversity of our area. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Click Here for Equal Opportunity Information and Application


CITY ATTORNEY
Full-Time
Salary Range: DOQ and Experience

The City of Sebastian, Florida, is seeking an experienced Full-Time City Attorney.  Candidates must have a degree from an accredited law school, at least seven (7) years of experience in municipal, county, or administrative law, a In addition to the requisite professional skills and experience, the ideal candidate must have a high degree of independence, initiative, communicate effectively, handle several assignments concurrently and develop and maintain effective working relationships.

The Sebastian City Attorney is appointed by, reports to, and serves at the pleasure of, the Sebastian City Council.  The City Attorney attends all City Council meetings, and other advisory board meetings as directed. The City Attorney acts as legal counsel for the City, including legal advisor to the City Council, commissions, boards, and City departments.  The Attorney will work closely with the City’s Police Department.  The professional hired will represent the City in all civil forfeiture matters, requests for protection orders, and provide counsel and advice on both criminal and civil matters concerning the operations of the Department to the Chief of Police and staff.  Additional responsibilities include: serves as the City’s legal adviser; represents the City in Court; and, prepares, reviews, and renders legal opinions.  The City Attorney is required to draft: administrative regulations; contracts; ordinances; resolutions; deeds; leases; quasi-judicial orders; along with other relevant legal documents.  The City Attorney must be able to interpret laws, rulings and regulations, for the City.  The City Attorney is required to stay current with developments in the legal field to ensure City policies, procedures, and practices, are consistent with local, state and federal laws.  The City Attorney also serves as legal consultant for work place issues, providing interpretation and counsel, regarding employment/workplace law and Collective Bargaining Agreements. 

The City of Sebastian is an equal opportunity/drug free employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, citizenship, pending citizenship status, color, disability, marital status, national origin, race, religion, gender or sexual orientation. Please note that under Florida law, employment applications are open for public inspection. You must be a U.S. Citizen or alien resident lawfully authorized to work in the U.S. to be considered for employment with the City of Sebastian. The City of Sebastian will provide reasonable accommodations, due to any disability, for all applicants and employees.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Drug Free Workplace/ADA
http://www.cityofsebastian.org/employment-information

CITY OF SEBASTIAN
LEISURE SERVICES –MAINTENANCE WORKER I
$12.40/Hour

The City of Sebastian is accepting applications for the position of Maintenance Worker I for the City of Sebastian Leisure Services Department. Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

 

DESCRIPTION:

Under general direction of the Leisure Services Director, or designee performs a wide variety of skilled or semiskilled maintenance and repair work in irrigation and turf and grounds management.  Employees in this class must demonstrate the knowledge, skills and abilities relevant to installing and maintaining irrigation systems, turf and grounds care to insure the best quality appearance.  Performs related work as directed. 

Essential Job Functions

  1. Maintains the City of Sebastian park grounds.
  2. Performs skilled maintenance and repairs on park facilities, equipment, structures on City owned property.
  3. Inspects and/or repairs irrigation systems at frequent intervals to insure that all aspects of the systems are functioning properly.
  4. Insures the proper maintenance of equipment and tools by cleaning and checking equipment and tools after use.
  5. Operates a variety of power tools and equipment involved in the Public Works Division.
  6. Demonstrates communication and problem solving skills, and able to work with little or no supervision.
  7. Insures all work performed adheres to established safety standards, codes and regulations, and any other standards where applicable.
  8. Performs preventative maintenance according to assigned schedules or when directed.
  9. May work in a variety of confined or enclosed spaces.

The list of essential functions, as outlined herein, is intended to be representative of the tasks performed within this classification. It is not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the class. The omission of an essential function does not preclude management from assigning duties not listed herein if such functions are a logical assignment to the position.

Qualifications

Knowledge, Abilities and Skills:

  • Ability to use motorized equipment as to maintaining turf and grounds care, including irrigation maintenance and installations.
  • Ability to use instruments in irrigation programming.
  • Ability to use motorized vehicles and equipment, including pickup truck, tamper, push mower or lawn mower, bush hog weed eater, blower, edger, various saws, pumps, leaf sweeper, compactor, spreader, chipper, cement mixer, generator, common hand and power tools, shovels, wrenches, mobile radio, and/or telephone.

Education and Experience Guidelines

High school diploma or GED equivalent; supplemented by two (2) to five (5) years of experience and/or training in the trade disciplines outlined herein; and demonstrate knowledge, skills, and abilities in a third trade discipline acquired through either internal or external resources; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.  Knowledge in turf and/or grounds management and irrigation would be a plus.

Employee must possess a valid state of Florida driver license.

Skills, License or Certificate

Equal Opportunity Employer/Drug Free Workplace/ADA

 

POLICE OFFICER

POLICE DEPARTMENT-REGULAR FULL-TIME
HIRING SALARY RANGE $40,608.00 - $54,552.78

The City of Sebastian is conducting an open recruitment for the position of Regular full-time Police Officer for the Police Department.

DESCRIPTION
Under the general direction of the Chief of Police, this is law enforcement and public safety work in the protection of life and property through the enforcement of laws and ordinances. Employees in this classification perform work in varied law enforcement assignments such as motorized patrol, traffic control and enforcement, preliminary and follow-up investigation at crime scenes, and provide first responder treatment to the injured etc. Work involves an element of danger, and employee must be able to act without direct supervision exercising independent discretion in meeting emergencies.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Performs law enforcement patrol activities including, but not limited to; arresting violators of the law, computer checks of property, persons, firearms, stolen equipment, and wanted and/or stolen vehicles. Must be able to assess drivers’ ability to operate vehicles. Must be able to transport mental patients, prisoner or suspects; conducts felony stops, and searches for missing, lost and or wanted persons. Conducts dwelling, building or grounds check; pursues vehicles; detains driver of suspected vehicle; responds to alarm calls and subdues resisting offenders using force where appropriate, including deadly force. Conducts law enforcement investigations, including but not limited to records identifying marks on vehicles, firearms and other objects; prepares, reviews and distributes BOLO reports for wanted notices and coordinates activities at crash sites, crimes or investigation scenes, secure crime scene, collects crime scene evidence; transports evidence or property. Conducts live photo lineups; prepares written or computer generated reports and presents testimony and evidence in both civil and criminal court proceedings. Must be able to interact well with the public, including speaking before public groups, be able to administer first-aid to sick and injured persons; administers CPR procedures, and provides security for special functions.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS
Graduation from High School or G.E.D equivalent. Must be at least nineteen (19) years of age at time of appointment; have completed the State Examination with a passing score, or enrolled in an approved Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) program. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida Driver’s License throughout employment without any restrictions, which might affect job performance and must be able to successfully pass:

1. Oral Review Board 5. Physical Examination
2. Truth Verification Examination 6. Drug Screen
3. Psychological Test 7. Final Review of Files
4. Extensive Background Check

For more information, call 772-388-8222 or visit our website at www.cityofsebastian.org
Applications are available in the Human Resources Department or on the City website.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/DRUGFREE WORKPLACE
Excellent Benefit Package – Medical, Dental, Vision, Prescription, Life Insurance, Retirement, and Pension Plan.

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