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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

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 

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

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