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


RECREATION ATTENDANT – PART TIME

$10.00/Hour

The City of Sebastian is accepting applications for the position of Part-time Recreation Attendant for the City of Sebastian’s Leisure Services Department. The position will be posted until filled.

DESCRIPTION:
Under general direction of the Director, Recreation Supervisor, or designee. The purpose of this position is to perform a wide variety of responsibilities within the Leisure Services Department. The employee will be responsible for assisting with coordination of a variety of recreation programs, special events for citizens of all ages, facility rentals, as well as administrative tasks.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
1. Performs customer service functions; provides information and assistance related to recreational facilities, activities, programs, special events, procedures, forms, fees, or other issues; responds to routine questions, complaints, or requests for service; researches problems and initiates problem resolution.
2. Performs basic administrative tasks to include; maintaining records and files, prepares reports, records daily operations, and responds timely to customer requests.
3. Assists with scheduling rentals of City owned recreation facilities; receives and processes payments and ensures that the calendar is updated daily.
4. Receives moneys in payment of facility reservations and program/class/activity registration; records transactions, issues receipts, and forwards revenues to appropriate department.
5. Assists in monitoring safety, security, and cleanliness of recreation facilities, and grounds; locks/secures recreation buildings; identifies problems, needed repairs, or other situations requiring attention; reports problems to appropriate personnel or supervisor. Ensures that safety measures are observed. Responds to emergency situations as required and maintains accurate accident and incident reports.
6. Enforces all facility and program policies.
7. Provides direction and assistance to users of City Facilities.
8. Keeps storage areas clean and orderly.
9. Operates a computer to enter, retrieve, review or modify data, verifies accuracy of entered data and makes corrections; utilizes word processing, database, or other software programs.
10. Communicates with supervisor, employees, class instructors, other departments, program registrants/participants, parents, the public, maintenance vendors and other individuals as need to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems
11. Assists in planning and organizing community special events, including volunteer coordination for the events.
12. Performs other duties as assigned and/or 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:
• Ability to multi task and work in a very fast paced environment
• Ability to work well under pressure
• Self-directed (can complete tasks with minimal supervision)
• Able to do heavy lifting occasionally – up to 50 pounds
• Understands principles of proper sanitation
• Willing to follow instructions and take direction
• Can complete repetitious tasks while maintaining quality
• Exhibits a positive, friendly and helpful attitude to residents and other City employees
• Ability to operate a computer, camera, copier, office equipment
• Intermediate level Microsoft Office Word experience
• Nights and weekends required – up to 25 hours weekly
• Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing
• Ability to plan and organize special events
• Ability to calculate payments for reservations and receive funds and issue receipts
• Ability to understand and schedule reservations for recreation facilities
• Knowledge of safety requirements
• .
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 or GED equivalent; or equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required skills, knowledge and abilities.
• Florida State Driving License in good standing.
• CPR and First Aid Certification to include AED within 6 months of hire


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.
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 50 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
• CPR and First Aid Certification to include AED within 6 months of hire

Applications are available in Administrative Services Dept. - Human Resource Department
Equal Opportunity Employer/Drug Free Workplace/ADA
Government Channel/Website
http://www.cityofsebastian.org/employment-information

 

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
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

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 

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