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 OF SEBASTIAN
STORMWATER UTILITY – STORMWATER UTILITIES INSPECTOR
$17.17/Hour

The City of Sebastian is accepting applications for the position of Stormwater Utility Inspector for the City of Sebastian Stormwater Utilities Department. Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

DESCRIPTION:
Under general direction of the Director, Superintendent, or designee. The purpose of the position is to perform a wide variety of skilled and/or semiskilled maintenance and repair work in one or more trade disciplines.  Employees in this class must demonstrate the knowledge, skills and abilities relevant to operating a variety of equipment in construction, operation, and repair, maintenance of storm drainage systems, land, and streets. Performs related work as directed, including but not limited to (permits for fences, pools, driveway pipe elevations, grading and pre-sod finals, reading of plans, and environmental duties).

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
May serve as a designee of the Superintendent or Foreman to oversee, guide and direct the work productivity at job sites of laborers and maintenance workers.
Assists in the training of lower level employees to increase their skills in both the operation of equipment utilized by the Stormwater Utility Department and in the maintenance, construction and repair of street and storm drainage systems, and city facilities.
Performs skilled maintenance and repairs on structures, facilities, equipment, and other City owned property in a variety of trade disciplines.
Inspects and/or repairs streets, drainage systems and road surfaces at frequent intervals to insure that all aspects of the systems are functioning properly and maintenance records of such inspections are kept.
Monitors and tracks construction activity inspection for compliance with the NPDES program permit requirements.  
Must be able to set up and operate various engineering instruments and apply elevations as needed.
Maintains stormwater operational, regulatory, and administrative records.
Maintains stormwater outfall map as required by NPDES permit utilizing City’s GIS system.
Plans, monitors and tracks illicit discharge inspections.  Prepares and maintains inspection schedules.  Works with inspectors on tracking and monitoring illicit discharge inspections.
Responds to citizen complaints and requests for information regarding storm drainage damage; Investigates, assesses and evaluates the complaint area; responds (both orally and in writing) to residents and businesses regarding questions and concerns relative to stormwater and NPDES issues; reports findings to immediate supervisor with a recommended course of action for repair.
Insures the proper maintenance of equipment and tools by cleaning and checking equipment and tools after use.
Demonstrates communication and problem solving skills, and is able to work with little or no supervision.
Must be able to communicate effectively and fluently both orally and in writing; and have the ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with residents, departments and staff.
May serve as liaison with, and for, environmental duties pertaining to a specialist in the Stormwater Utilities Division.
Insures that all work performed adheres to established safety standards, building codes and regulations, and engineering standards where applicable.
Performs preventive maintenance according to assigned schedules or when directed.
May work in a variety of confined or enclosed spaces.
Inspects, recognizes and reports any detected deterioration, repair needs, and maintenance needs to their immediate supervisor.
Assists other trade’s personnel in two (2) or more of the trade disciplines to provide essential knowledge, skills, and abilities in all trades utilized by the unit.
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:
Knowledge of State and Federal NPDES Permit rules and regulations.  
Certification as an NPDES Inspector or ability to obtain within one year.
Knowledge of Best Management Practices and measurable Goal implementation relating to Permits
Knowledge and skills in the use of a computer and various application programs.
Knowledge of City organization and functions, and relationships with other levels of government.
Ability to development and maintain accurate, detailed files and spreadsheets.
Ability to use mathematical formulas, web tools and applications to calculate areas and assessments.
Ability to track complex processes, systems and regulatory requirements.
Ability to use instruments to establish grade, laser, and builder level, read and interpret plans, set   elevations,           inspections, and public relation skills.
Ability to communicate effectively with customers and staff of various governmental agencies.
Ability to use motorized vehicles and equipment as listed in the job description.

DESIRED TRAITS:  
Mechanical Abilities;
Is Customer Focused;
One Who Values and Respects Others;
Self-Motivated to Excel;
Believes in Teamwork and Collaboration;
Believes in Continuous Learning;
Demonstrates Ethical Behavior;
G.I.S. Knowledge;  and is
Supportive of Change.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE GUIDELINES
High school diploma or GED equivalent; supplemented by four (4) to six (6) years of experience and/or training in two (2) or more of the trade disciplines outlined herein; and
Knowledge in engineering and/or construction would be beneficial.
GIS Experience
Demonstrated knowledge, skills, and abilities in a third trade discipline acquired through either internal or external resources, within two (2) years’ from date of hire; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
Certification of NPDES or Able to obtain Certification within 1 Year from hire date.
Employee in this classification must possess a valid State of Florida Class “B” Commercial Driver License with air brake endorsement or be able to obtain one within a reasonable period of time.
Machinery to be Operated - City vehicles.


PREFERRED SKILLS, LICENSE OR CERTIFICATE:
What skills, license(s) or certificate(s) are needed?
NPDES; CDL “B”, Erosion and Sediment Control certification, M.O.T. certificate
Must be able to use engineering instruments.

Applications are available in Administrative Services Dept. - Human Resource Department
Equal Opportunity Employer/Drug Free Workplace/ADA

SERVER ADMINISTRATOR
$48,528 (DOE)

The City of Sebastian is accepting applications for a Server Administrator.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

General Description of Duties
Under the general direction of the MIS Manager or designee.  Install, configure, and support the City’s local area network (LAN), wide area network (WAN), and Wireless Infrastructure. Knowledge of Microsoft server operating systems, VMWare ESXi/vCenter, Linux and Mac Operating systems required.  Will be responsible for maintaining the City Email System. May be asked to perform maintenance on network hardware and software (wireless networking, routers, VPN and Firewalls).  Monitor network to ensure network availability to all system users and perform necessary maintenance to support network availability.  May supervise other network support and client server specialists and plan, coordinate m and implement network security measures. The Server Administrator’s primary function is to provide responsible, professional, customized service with a positive attitude to City Staff and Police Department. Must be able to pass an FDLE background check and get FDLE security clearance.


Essential Job Functions

  1. Responsible for all City Servers.
  2. Provides Server security and hardening and baseline configurations according to industry best practices.
  3. Ensures all servers are adhering to change control and standard policies.
  4. Diagnose hardware and software problems, and replace defective components.
  5. Perform data backups and disaster recovery operations
  6. Maintain and administer computer networks and related computing environments, including computer hardware, systems software, applications software, and all configurations.
  7. Support  and Maintain the City’s Telephone system.
  8. Plan, coordinate, and implement best-practice security measures to protect data, software, and hardware. 
  9. Responsible for support and maintenance of all City-Issued Cell Phones
  10. Perform routine Software, Hardware & Network  maintenance
  11. Must be able to write & follow procedures
  12. Support and troubleshooting of VLANs, Wireless, VPNs,  and Advanced Security (i.e., 2-Factor)
  13. Design, configure and test computer hardware, networking, and operating system software.
  14. Confer with network users about how to solve existing system problems.
  15. Monitor network performance to determine whether adjustments need to be made, and to determine where changes will need to be made in the future.
  16. Train people in computer system use.
  17. Maintain an inventory of parts for emergency repairs
  18. Monitor all system alerts and assist to resolve complex issues in system hardware and software.
  19. Administer efficient work of servers and system and provide support to everyday operations.
  20. Diagnose server and system failures, troubleshoots and resolves
  21. Assists in restoring files from the City’s various backup solutions as needed.
  22. Supervise efficient application of various patches and security controls.
  23. Manage and monitor systems to make sure that the systems are being utilized as intended
  24. Install and configure various commercial products as directed.
  25. Supervise system software maintenance and prepare upgrade strategies.
  26. Administer and execute various management activities and manage all backup activities.
  27. Coordinate with various groups and perform troubleshooting on all production problems and provide resolution.
  28. Collaborate with others in within the City to plan for future needs in regards to any technology.
  29. Perform research on system technology and provide resolution to complex issues for processes.
  30. Manage database servers and make sure that they are running efficiently
  31. Monitor trouble tickets and provide appropriate resolution for same.
  32. Determine support to patch application and timeframe for same and develop appropriate strategies.
  33. Develop complex system standards and recommend improvements to enhance performance.
  34. Coordinate with management and evaluate conduct capacity for system.
  35. Work with Other in MIS to support and maintain the City’s Public Channel and Other AV systems within the City
  36. Performs all other duties as assigned.
  37. Must be available 24 hours, 7 days per week.  (On-Call Rotation and Possible Night Broadcasts are required)

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:

  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft server operating systems (Microsoft Certifications a plus)
  • Advanced knowledge of VMWare ESXi/vCenter
  • Expert knowledge of Microsoft Windows
  • Basic knowledge of both Linux & Mac operating systems
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Exchange 2010 or above
  • Basic knowledge of wireless networking, routers, VPN & Firewalls (Cisco Certifications a plus)
  • General hardware/software troubleshooting
  • Understanding of VOIP and VOIP phone systems

Desired Traits

  • Is Customer Focused;
  • One Who Values and Respects Others;
  • Drives to Excel;
  • Believes in Teamwork and Collaboration;
  • Believes in Continuous Learning;
  • Demonstrates Ethical Behavior; and is
  • Supportive of Change.

Education and Experience Guidelines

  • High school Diploma
  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in one of the following: Computer Science, Computer/Systems Technology, or Management Information Systems (A combination of education and work experience may be taken into consideration based on management’s discretion.)
  • Cisco Certifications preferred; Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
  • Five years progressive work experience in Information Technology positions.
  • Demonstrated knowledge working on network systems.
  • Possession of a valid Florida Class “E” driver’s license.

Emergency Declaration Status
Essential employees may be required to work during an undeclared emergency and/or declared emergency.  On an incident-by-incident basis, the employee’s Department Head will make the determination as to who will be required to work.
Performance Aptitudes:
Data Utilization: Requires the ability to calculate, compute, summate, and/or tabulate data and/or information. Includes performing subsequent actions in relation to these computational operations.
Human Interaction: Requires the ability to provide guidance, assistance, and/or interpretation to others on how to apply procedures and standards to specific situations.
Equipment, Machinery, Tools, and Materials Utilization: Requires considerable knowledge of how various pieces of equipment function.  The types of materials methods and procedures used in maintenance, construction and repair activities.  The ability to operate and control the actions of equipment, machinery, tools and/or materials requiring complex and rapid adjustments.
Verbal Aptitude: Requires the ability to utilize a wide variety of reference, descriptive, and advisory data and information.
Mathematical Aptitude: Requires the ability to perform addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division; perform operations requiring utilization of fractions.
Functional Reasoning:  Requires ability to apply principles of rational systems. Ability to interpret instructions furnished in written, oral, diagrammatic, or schedule form.  Ability to exercise independent judgment to adopt or modify methods and standards to meet variations in assigned objectives.
Situational Reasoning: Requires the ability to exercise the judgment, decisiveness and creativity required in situations involving evaluation of information against measurable or verifiable criteria.

ADA Compliance
The City of Sebastian is an Equal Opportunity Employer, To comply with the American with Disabilities Act, the City of Sebastian will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities, and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.
This job description is not intended to be and should not be construed as an all-inclusive list of all responsibilities, skills or working conditions associated with the position.
While it is intended to accurately reflect the position activities, skills or requirements, management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and assign other duties as necessary. This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract or employment.

Physical Ability: Tasks involve regular and sustained performance of heavy manual and physically demanding work, typically involving some combination of climbing and balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and crawling, and that generally involves lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling of moderate to heavy objects and materials (25-50 pounds).  Occasionally, may be required to lift and/or move items weighing up to 100 pounds
Sensory Requirements: Some tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate colors or shades of colors. Some tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate odors. Some tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate depths. Some tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate textures. Some tasks require visual perception and discrimination.
Environmental Factors: Tasks may risk exposure to adverse environmental conditions, such as dust, odors, wetness, vibration, fumes, machinery (working near moving mechanical parts), electric currents, toxic/poisonous agents, violence, and/or disease.
Preferred Skills, License or Certificate
CISCO Certifications; Microsoft Certifications
Additional Notes

Equal Opportunity Employer/Drug-free Workplace/ADA

Applications for the Server Administrator are available in the Human Resources Department or can be downloaded from our website: www.cityofsebastian.org/cityjobapplication 
Excellent Benefits:  Florida Blue PPO; Health Reimbursement Account (HRA); Humana Dental and Vision; Prescription; Excellent Pension Plan

CITY OF SEBASTIAN
PUBLIC FACILITIES/PARKS - MAINTENANCE WORKER I (2 POSITIONS)
$12.40

The City of Sebastian is accepting applications for the positions of Regular Full-Time Entry Level Maintenance Worker for the City of Sebastian Public Facilities Department. Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

DESCRIPTION:
The purpose of the position is to perform a wide variety of unskilled and semiskilled maintenance and repair work in one or more of the trade disciplines.  Employees in this class demonstrate the knowledge, skills and abilities relevant to operating a variety of equipment in construction, operation, repair, maintenance, and replacement of City streets and storm drainage systems and/or maintenance of City owned property.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Performs skilled maintenance and repairs on structures, facilities, equipment, and other City owned property in a variety of trade disciplines.
  • Inspects and/or repair’s streets, and drainage systems at frequent intervals to insure that all aspects of the systems are functioning properly.
  • Insures the proper maintenance of equipment and tools by cleaning and checking equipment and tools after use.
  • Performs routine inspections on assigned equipment and reports defects or needed repairs to their immediate supervisor.
  • Performs required labor involved in construction and maintenance projects as part of a work crew, including pavement cutting, ditch digging, manhole and line cleaning, general cleaning, maintenance of City owned property and lawn mowing.
  • Operates a variety of power construction and maintenance equipment used in the Public Works Department. 
  • Operates various standard hand-held manual, electrical, and gas powered tools and equipment.
  • Insures all work performed adheres to established safety standards, building codes and regulations, and engineering standards where applicable.
  • Performs preventive maintenance according to assigned schedules or when directed.
  • Inspects, recognizes and reports any detected deterioration, repair needs, and maintenance needs to supervisor.
  • Assists other trade’s personnel in one (1) or more of the trade disciplines to provide essential knowledge, skills, and abilities in all trades utilized by the unit.
  • Operates agency vehicles.

Tasks involve regular and sustained performance of moderately physically demanding work, typically involving some combination of climbing and balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and crawling, and that generally involves lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling of moderately heavy objects and materials (20-50 pounds).  Occasionally, may be required to lift and/or move items weighing up to (100 pounds).

Knowledge, Abilities and Skills:

  • Ability to use motorized vehicles and equipment, including pickup truck, dump 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.
  • Ability to work safely;
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, other departments, and the public;
  • Ability to understand and carry out written and oral instructions.

Desired Traits

  • Is Customer Focused;
  • One Who Values and Respects Others;
  • Drives to Excel;
  • Believes in Teamwork and Collaboration;
  • Believes in Continuous Learning;
  • Demonstrates Ethical Behavior; and is
  • Supportive of Change.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Education and Experience Guidelines
High school diploma or GED equivalent; supplemented by one (1) to three (3) years of experience and/or training in one (1) or more of the trade disciplines outlined herein; and demonstrated knowledge, skills, and abilities in a second trade discipline acquired through either internal or external resources, within one (1) year from date of hire; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience
Valid State of Florida Commercial Driver’s License Class “A” or Class “B” with air brake endorsement preferred or must be able to obtain one within six (6) months from date of hire.

Applications are available in Administrative Services Dept. - Human Resource Department

Equal Opportunity Employer/Drug Free Workplace

Government Channel/Website

http://www.cityofsebastian.org/employment-information

BUILDING INSPECTOR
$17.17/Hour

The City of Sebastian is accepting applications for a Building Inspector.  Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

General Description of Duties
Under general direction of the Building Director, performs skilled inspection work securing compliance with building codes, other City codes and related rules and regulations. Employee must check plans and specifications for proposed installation to ensure the codes and ordinances have been followed, but must exercise independent judgment in applying these standards to a variety of work situations. May be required to perform inspections of existing construction for violations of adopted codes on behalf of the Building Department and/or Code Enforcement, as well as attend and testify at Special Magistrate Hearings as needed. Work may also involve responding to man-made or natural disasters to assist in recovery efforts as needed. 

Essential Job Functions

  1. Performs on-site inspections of buildings in the process of construction for compliance with the Florida Building Codes and City Code of Ordinances.
  2. Inspects buildings or structures in the process of construction, alteration or repair for compliance with adopted building codes, approved plans, and construction safety practices. Examines plot plans, structural components, energy efficiency, electrical, plumbing, mechanical, gas and general arrangement of building facilities for sufficiency of design and materials. Depending on level of certification of the inspector.
  3. Checks new construction activity to insure permits have been secured. Checks for possible violations of unlicensed contracting laws and rules.
  4. Maintains records of building and inspection activity, and results of inspections in computer database. Notifies permit holder of correction notices.
  5. May be called upon to respond to complaints of potential code violations relating to building occupancy, nuisances, hazardous sidewalks or other site conditions, housing conditions, construction, land use, zoning, noise, dumping, clearing, grading, filling, polluting, or other code related matters as needed.
  6. Reviews and studies building code regulations to stay informed of changes in building codes and ordinances; completes necessary classes to maintain required inspection certification.
  7. Performs other related duties as assigned.

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:

  • Knowledge of federal, state, and local building codes, regulations and professional standards.
  • Knowledge of Florida Building Codes and general construction codes and a thorough knowledge and skill in applying Florida Building Codes, zoning and land use applications. 
  • Knowledge of code enforcement principles, practices and methods as applicable to a municipal setting; working knowledge of applicable laws, standards and regulations relating to various land use, building codes, nuisance and public safety codes; and working knowledge of inspection techniques.
  • Knowledge of principles and practices of building construction and related tools and materials.
  • General knowledge of math and physics as required in performance of duties.
  • Ability to read and interpret technical documents such as plans, drawings, codes, specifications and blueprints.
  • Ability to prepare, organize and maintain data, reports and systems.
  • Ability to analyze complex situations, problems and data, and use sound judgment in drawing conclusions and making/enforcing decisions.
  • Ability to comprehend and articulate complex facts and relationships in detail and to summarize and write clearly, concisely and legibly. 
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with contractors, builders, citizens, employees, supervisors and the general public.
  • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions.
  • Ability to handle stressful situations and effectively deal with difficult or angry people.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work.
  • Ability to use office equipment including, personal computer, printer, fax and cell phone.
  • Ability to review, interpret and enforce regulations in a tactful, ethical and impartial manner.
  • Ability to maneuver and walk on uneven ground. If capable but not a must, maneuver ladders and climb on roofs

Desired Traits
Be a Knowledgeable Worker; Is Customer Focused; One Who Values and Respects Others; Drives to Excel; Believes in Teamwork and Collaboration; Believes in Continuous Learning; Demonstrates Ethical Behavior; and is Supportive of Change.

Education and Experience

  • Applicant must be at least 18 years of age, of good moral character with a high school diploma or G.E.D. required. 
  • Must be able to demonstrate five-seven years of hands on experience in commercial or residential construction; or any equivalent combination of education and experience.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Must possess at least one standard certification as a building inspector that is currently valid, issued by the Florida Department of Business & Professional Regulation; OR
  • Must possess a combination of construction related education and/or hands on construction experience that equals 5 years and the ability to pass the state administered building inspector exams within one year; OR
  • Must possess a valid inspector certification issued by the International Code Council with a minimum of three years of construction related education and/or hands on experience and enter an approved internship program. 
  • Must possess and maintain a valid State of Florida Driver’s License and maintain a safe driving record throughout employment.
  • Multiple inspector certifications or plan review certification is a plus.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Drug-free Workplace/ADA

Applications for Building Inspector are available in the Human Resources Department or can be downloaded from our website: www.cityofsebastian.org 

LEISURE SERVICES DIRECTOR

$75,000 (DOE)

The City of Sebastian is accepting applications for a Leisure Services Director.  Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

DESCRIPTION:

Under general direction of the City Manager or designee, the Leisure Services Director’s primary function is to plan, manage, administer, budget, schedule, and direct the short- and long-term programs for parks development and operations.  Supervise administrative and operational staff.  Manage all Park projects relating to the maintenance and general upkeep, repair, construction and maintenance of all City park municipal facilities and grounds surrounding all municipal buildings and facilities.   Responsible for City-wide and City-sponsored community events, including being available and on-site during such events; management of recreation facilities and programs, including the community center; and Staff liaison to the Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

1. Responsible for all aspects of City Parks --- Administration, Operations, and Maintenance.

2. Direct, manage and supervise all City Park Staff which includes Maintenance, Community Center, and Part-time Park Staff;

3. Manage all Park projects relating to the maintenance and general upkeep, repair, construction and maintenance of all City park municipal facilities and grounds surrounding all municipal buildings and facilities.

4. Serves as a technical advisor to the City Manager and City Council regarding Parks and Recreation Department issues;

5. Establishes effective working relationships with community representatives; assists with planning, coordinating and monitoring special programs or projects initiated by city officials;

6. Determines work procedures, prepares work schedules, and expedites workflow; studies and standardizes procedures to improve efficiency and effectiveness of operations.

7. Fosters positive employee relations and morale; Builds department team environment; Resolves employee concerns.

8. Develops, administers and monitors the department's operating budget and capital improvement projects; Establishes goals within budget.  Develops alternative funding sources for programs and improvements.

9. Plans and organizes workloads and staff assignments; hires, trains, motivates and evaluates staff; reviews progress and directs changes as needed.  

10. Builds partnerships and maintains liaison with other City departments, as well as officials and representatives from state, local and other public agencies on behalf of City;

11. Coordinates programs with other City Departments, and outside organizations such as the school district and various community-based organizations.

12. Develops and implements policies and procedures for efficient and effective operation and maintenance of departmental operations. Ensures compliance with established policies and procedures.

13. Reviews programs, implements changes or new programs to meet the recreational needs of the community.

14. Performs public relation duties; responds to complaints; prepares news releases, information and marketing bulletins or other publicity on recreation activities; identifies and meets the recreational needs of diverse community groups.

15. Responsible for overseeing activities at designated locations such as parks, pavilions, City-owned facilities and public areas;

16. Determines and coordinates internal and external event support/staffing needs as part of initial event approval review;

17. Takes and manages reservations for Park and Recreational facilities; Coordinates and monitors reservations, contracts, waivers, etc. with citizens/outside organizations renting City Facilities.  

18. Plans, organizes and executes City-wide special events and entertainment programs, including providing on-site monitoring and management of operations during events;

19. Supervises, trains, directs, and schedules parks maintenance staff and recreation staff, volunteers and part-time staff as assigned;

20. Serves as the City liaison, guiding and coordinating activities with outside organizations, while working closely with internal contacts on planning, coordinating, and implementing events;

21. Ability to responsibly source and procure necessary products, supplies, resources, and vendors in meeting all event and project requirements and needs;

22. Proactively handles all event issues and responds to emergencies as needed, keeping appropriate parties involved;

23. Completes various daily, weekly, quarterly, and annual reports; including ad hoc reports;

24. Serve as the liaison to the Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee;

25. Oversees procurement process of parks’ supplies and equipment, including the development of bid documents which includes RFQ’s, RFPs, and quoted proposals; 

26. Safeguard inventory controls of supplies and equipment;

27. Meets and confers with departmental management staff to coordinate projects, programs, resolve issues, and plan department operations;

28. Reviews economic trends, growth patterns, community needs and other factors in originating recommendations for future City events and programs;

29. Formulates rules and regulations governing the use of park facilities and programs;

30. Responsible for development and oversight for all parks and recreation contracts;

31. Develops and implements policies and procedures for the effective functioning of the department in accordance with professional standards;

32. Supervises and manages the planning of new parks, playgrounds and amenities to insure the proper construction and maintenance of all facilities.

33. Performs all work duties and activities in accordance City policies and procedures; safety policies and practices and adheres to responsibilities concerning safety prevention, reporting and monitoring as outlined in the City's Rules and Regulations;

34. Performs other duties as assigned.

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.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

High school Diploma

Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in one of the following: Leisure Studies; Recreation and Park Administration, Natural Resource Management; Public Relations or a related field.

Certified Park and Recreation Professional (CPRP) credential preferred.  (Ability to obtain within 1 year of position.)

Five to seven years of progressively responsible and applicable work experience with at least 3 years in a supervisory capacity.  

Equivalent combination of education, training, and experience may be considered that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Possession of a valid Florida Class “E” driver’s license.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

Ability to management Park Operations which include maintenance of City Parks, trails, etc.

Knowledge of Laws, Ordinances, and Principles of Park Safety and Enforcement Activity

Knowledge of Fiscal Management and Budget Administration, project management and preparation of estimates and bid specifications.

Knowledge of Performance Management

Ability to establish and maintain effective and collaborative working relationships with partner groups, internal City departments, clients, and the general public.

Ability to effectively communicate in a courteous and professional manner, both verbally and in writing.

Knowledge of the theories of adult and youth recreation activities and their application to community needs.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Drug-free Workplace/ADA

Applications for the Leisure Services Director are available in the Human Resources Department or can be downloaded from our website: http://www.cityofsebastian.org/cityjobapplication

 
911- EMERGENCY DISPATCHER

REGULAR FULL-TIME (MUST BE AVAILABLE TO WORK ALL SHIFTS)

Hiring Salary $14.81

The City of Sebastian is accepting applications for a Full-Time position of 911-Emergency Dispatcher for the Police Department.  Applications will be accepted until position is filled.


DESCRIPTION:

Under supervision of the Police Communications Supervisor, the 911 Emergency Dispatcher is responsible for receiving information from the public, Law Enforcement Officers, various law enforcement agencies and other agencies in both emergency and non-emergency situations. Performs tasks simultaneously, such as listening to the radio, entering information into the Computer Aided Dispatch System (CAD), Florida Crime Information Center (FCIC), National Crime Information Center (NCIC), Criminal Justice Network (CJNET), and answering regular and/or 911 phone lines. Employees in this classification function in an entry level capacity while participating in in-house training programs to acquire specialized knowledge of the Communications Center. Upon acquiring essential knowledge, incumbents perform progressively more responsible duties and function under general supervision.  Performs any other duties as directed.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

1. Monitors all radio channels for the agency in addition to all Fire and EMS channels for calls dispatched by the Sheriff’s office within the city limits. 

2. Answers emergency and non-emergency calls for service, and dispatches officers to calls. Answer phone requests for referrals and information and relays that information to the correct individual(s). Answers Officers radio requests and transmissions, and responds according to the department’s policies, procedures, rules, and the regulations of the FCIC/NCIC. Assists the public by disseminating accurate and appropriate information, as dictated by the nature of the call.

3. Responds to and performs follow-up on public inquiries, unit inquiries, and inter-agency inquiries regarding information to be obtained, relayed, and/or disseminated to proper entities.

4. Also acts as the Police Department’s switchboard. Supplies telephone directory services for the department, its members, and members of the public. Interprets maps and provide clear directions when needed. Responsible for issuing spare keys and maintaining the key box for the department.  Also responsible for specialized clerical and public contact work in receiving and transmitting messages for the department.

5. Receives and accurately registers complaints in CAD; logs radio transmissions by inputting call information into CAD. Operates manual system in the event of CAD and/or computer failure.

6. Searches for and retrieves information from in-house and remote databases. Runs FCIC/NCIC and Driver and Vehicle Information Database (DAVID) computer checks, teletypes other agencies for information and confirmations. Assists officers and other department personnel within the means provided in the Communications Center.

7. Calls out agencies as needed, such as taxis, tow trucks, ambulance/fire, animal control, code enforcement, victims advocate, state attorney, probation office and the hospitals to notify them of pending situations that will require their assistance.  

8. Responds to walk-in citizens. Monitors equipment for malfunctions. Monitors cameras and alarms for Police Department, City Hall, Airport, evidence compound, and Communication Center i.e., generator alarm, fire alarm, booking etc., and dispatches the appropriate personnel when needed. Controls the doors to the booking, holding cells, hallways, entry/exit, sally port gates, and the parking lot gates.

9. Maintains required logs and related records such as: tows, private property tows, private investigators, repossessions, keys etc.                                                   

10. Maintains and tracks all officers and volunteers on duty. Communicates with the news media.

11. Operates other related equipment, i.e., facsimile, copy machine, scanners, shredder, radios, TDD (Telephone Device Hearing Impaired), printer, computers, copiers, and telephone.

12. Participates in in-house training to develop specialized unit knowledge for the purpose of acquiring progressively responsible duties.

13. Assists other unit personnel in supporting efficient functioning of the work unit.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.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

• High school diploma or GED equivalent. 
• Experience and/or training involving clerical, data entry, public contact and customer service work. 
• Experience in Police, Fire or 911 emergency dispatch or police aide work, college level course in criminal justice, telecommunications or related field preferred. With continued employment contingent on the ability to participate in and satisfactorily complete established in-house training that provides the essential knowledge and skill in the communications function; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
• Valid Florida Driver’s License
• Must be able to work various shifts.


SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

• Completion of FCIC/NCIC training for certification. 
• Experience in radio dispatching of emergency services, is preferred. 
• Must have computer knowledge with good keyboarding skills. 
• Must be able to type accurately. 
• Must have good telephone etiquette. 
• Multi-tasking, and multi-functional skills a must. 
• Must have the ability to prioritize.


Equal Opportunity Employer/Drug-free Workplace/ADA:

Applications for the Police Department are available in the Human Resources Department or can be downloaded from our website: www.cityofsebastian.org  (Must complete the 55 page application.)

CITY OF SEBASTIAN
PUBLIC FACILITIES/STORMWATER UTILITIES - MAINTENANCE WORKER I (2 POSITIONS)
$12.40

The City of Sebastian is accepting applications for the positions of Regular Full-Time Entry Level Maintenance Worker for the City of Sebastian Public Facilities and Entry Level Maintenance Worker for the Stormwater Utilities Department. Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

DESCRIPTION:

The purpose of the position is to perform a wide variety of unskilled and semiskilled maintenance and repair work in one or more of the trade disciplines. Employees in this class demonstrate the knowledge, skills and abilities relevant to operating a variety of equipment in construction, operation, repair, maintenance, and replacement of City streets and storm drainage systems and/or maintenance of City owned property.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Performs skilled maintenance and repairs on structures, facilities, equipment, and other City owned property in a variety of trade disciplines.
  2. Inspects and/or repair’s streets, and drainage systems at frequent intervals to insure that all aspects of the systems are functioning properly.
  3. Insures the proper maintenance of equipment and tools by cleaning and checking equipment and tools after use.
  4. Performs routine inspections on assigned equipment and reports defects or needed repairs to their immediate supervisor.
  5. Performs required labor involved in construction and maintenance projects as part of a work crew, including pavement cutting, ditch digging, manhole and line cleaning, general cleaning, maintenance of City owned property and lawn mowing.
  6. Operates a variety of power construction and maintenance equipment used in the Public Works Department.
  7. Operates various standard hand-held manual, electrical, and gas powered tools and equipment.
  8. Insures all work performed adheres to established safety standards, building codes and regulations, and engineering standards where applicable.
  9. Performs preventive maintenance according to assigned schedules or when directed.
  10. Inspects, recognizes and reports any detected deterioration, repair needs, and maintenance needs to supervisor.
  11. Assists other trade’s personnel in one (1) or more of the trade disciplines to provide essential knowledge, skills, and abilities in all trades utilized by the unit.
  12. Operates agency vehicles.

Tasks involve regular and sustained performance of moderately physically demanding work, typically involving some combination of climbing and balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and crawling, and that generally involves lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling of moderately heavy objects and materials (20-50 pounds).  Occasionally, may be required to lift and/or move items weighing up to (100 pounds).

KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES, AND SKILLS:

  • Ability to use motorized vehicles and equipment, including pickup truck, dump 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.
  • Ability to work safely;
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, other departments, and the public;
  • Ability to understand and carry out written and oral instructions.

DESIRED TRAITS:

  • Is Customer Focused;
  • One Who Values and Respects Others;
  • Drives to Excel;
  • Believes in Teamwork and Collaboration;
  • Believes in Continuous Learning;
  • Demonstrates Ethical Behavior; and is
  • Supportive of Change.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE GUIDELINES:

High school diploma or GED equivalent; supplemented by one (1) to three (3) years of experience and/or training in one (1) or more of the trade disciplines outlined herein; and demonstrated knowledge, skills, and abilities in a second trade discipline acquired through either internal or external resources, within one (1) year from date of hire; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience

Valid State of Florida Commercial Driver’s License Class “A” or Class “B” with air brake endorsement preferred or must be able to obtain one within six (6) months from date of hire.

Applications are available in Administrative Services Dept. - Human Resource Department

 

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.

CITY OF SEBASTIAN- MIS DIVISION
AUDIO VISUAL TECHNICIAN (Part-Time Temporary)
$8.25/hourly


The City of Sebastian is accepting applications for the position of Temporary Part-Time Audio Visual Technician for the M.I.S Division. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

DESCRIPTION
Under the direction of the MIS Manager, employees in this classification will perform essential functions to include operating the City's Audio Visual equipment during live broadcasts on the government channel. The employee will be required to work various after-hour City Council and Committee meetings to operate the AV Control Room. Employee ensures that all meetings authorized for broadcast can be televised live and replayed as scheduled by the respective board or commission. Performs related work as directed.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Performs general duties including, live telecasting of approved meetings. Schedules re-broadcasts of meetings and other authorized videos. Programs automated playback system to re-broadcast tapes at selected dates and times.
Maintains a flexible working schedule that allows the employee to work up to (4) four-night meetings per week, including Special Council Meetings/Workshops, Planning and Zoning Commission Meetings, and others as deemed necessary by the City Council. Provide support and maintain programming for channel 25. Assists with audiovisual equipment for training and public information presentations. This position may require an applicant to perform moderately physically demanding work.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Must have general knowledge in sound, visual production and recording equipment. Must have knowledge of the principles related to multimedia production activities including audio, video, and photography. Excellent people skills are essential. Must be able to demonstrate the ability to be a team player and self-starter.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
High school diploma or GED preferred, or graduation from Audio Visual Technical School; supplemented by one year previous experience and/or training in audio-visual support functions including courses in television broadcasting and/or other related subjects; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

Applications are available in the Human Resources Department or can be downloaded from our website www.cityofsebastian.org

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