• Under the general supervision of the Town Manager, responsible for technical supervisory work enforcing building inspections and plan review to ensure compliance with existing codes, ordinances and statues. 

    The preferred candidate must be able to:

    1. Enforce building and zoning codes.
    2. Examine building plans and construction methods to ensure compliance with building codes.
    3. Issues Permits.
    4. Review proposed alternative methods and materials from design professionals, builders and homeowners.
    5. Issue "Notice of Violations" and/or “Stop Work Orders” for breaches of the building code.
    6. Review construction values on all permit applications.
    7. Interpret the Florida Building Code for Plans Examiners and inspectors.
    8. Instruct permit technicians on permitting procedures.
    9. Consult with design professionals and clarify building code provisions.
    10. Develop new forms and departmental procedures.
    11. Supervise the scanning of all building plans.
    12. Assist other departments with construction related issues.
    13. Assist other departments with explanation and clarification of the Town's Code of Ordinances.
    14. Develop short- and long-range strategic business plan.
    15. Attend Town Commission meetings, monthly Planning & Zoning meetings, and other meetings as required; takes necessary action regarding agenda items.
    16. May function in any emergency management role or capacity in the Incident Command System (ICS) to include Logistics, Operations, and Planning.
    17. Ensure FEMA compliance with rules of the National Flood Insurance Program and other FEMA regulations.
    18. Coordinate, implement, and maintain the Town’s workplace safety program (risk management program) and serves as the Town’s ADA coordinator.
    19. Serve as the Floodplain Manager for the Town, as certified by the Association of State Floodplain Managers (ASFPM).
    20. Manage development in the Town to comply with NFIP Community Rating System (CRS) program.
    21. Serve as the OSHA Construction Safety & Health Instructor.    
    22. Perform other duties as assigned.

    (These essential job functions are not to be construed as a complete statement of all duties performed.  Employee will be required to perform other job-related duties as required).

    The successful candidate must possess a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in construction, engineering or related field and ten (10) years of experience within a construction related field as an inspector, engineer, architect, or general contractor within the high velocity zone. The successful candidate must be a State of Florida Certified Building Official through the Department of Business and Professional Regulation and a Floodplain Manager (CFM).

    (A comparable amount of training, education or experience can be substituted for the minimum qualifications).

    Salary range: $116,686.42 - $151,692.34 DOQ/E Excellent benefits.

    Submit resume and cover letter to:  hr@townofsurfsidefl.gov or you may mail to Town of Surfside, Attn: Human Resources 9293 Harding Avenue Surfside, FL 33154.

    The Town of Surfside is an Equal Opportunity / Drug Free Workplace Employer. Veterans’ preference will be awarded under applicable Florida Law.  All resumes are subject to Florida Public Records Laws.

     

  • Under the supervision of the Parks and Recreation Aquatic Supervisor, responsible for preventing, recognizing and responding to emergencies at the Town’s pool, beach and related recreational activities. Provides care for injuries and sudden illnesses until advance medical personnel arrives and takes over.

    The preferred candidate must be able to:

    1. Watch swimmers, bathers, weather, and water conditions vigilantly.
    2. Perform rescue, artificial respiration, first aid, and emergency work as necessary.
    3. Warn against dangerous practices and keep weak swimmers and non-swimmers out of deep water.
    4. Enforce rules and regulations regarding swim areas in a tactful and effective manner.
    5. Maintain, and keep all necessary records concerning pool chemicals, accident reports and incident reports.
    6. Maintain proper water chemistry and make necessary adjustments when needed.
    7. Make first aid, maintenance reports, and maintain equipment.
    8. Train physically to maintain physical abilities to perform duties and pass physical requirements.
    9. Notify proper authorities if public refuses to obey safety rules. 
    10. Work with the public.
    11. Perform other duties as assigned.

       

      The successful candidates must possess the following certifications: American Red Cross Lifeguard Training, CPR / AED for the professional Rescuer or equivalent and a valid Florida’s driver’s license.  Aquatic Facility Operator (AFO), Emergency Medical Responder (EMR), Lifeguard Instructor certification and Water Safety Instructor, desired.

      Open until filled. Hourly rate: $15.90 - $20.25 DOQ/E.

      Submit resume to:  hr@townofsurfsidefl.gov, or fax to (305) 715-0002

      The Town of Surfside is an Equal Opportunity / Drug Free Workplace Employer. Veterans’ preference will be awarded under applicable Florida Law. All resumes are subject to Florida Public Records Laws.

       

  • Under the general supervision of the Town Manager, oversees the operations of the Planning and Zoning functions of the Town.  Performs professional planning work in connection with the responsibility to enforce all the goals, objectives and policies of the Town of Surfside Comprehensive Plan and of the Land Development Regulations and other related codes.

    The preferred candidate must be able to:

     

    1. Manage Town-wide planning and urban design program consistent with the Town’s Comprehensive Plan. Ensure high-quality customer service, professional standards, and quality controls.
    2. Make recommendations, as to the consistency with the Comprehensive Plan, about all applications presented for consideration to the Town.
    3. Interpret and issue official interpretations of the Comprehensive Plan and Zoning Code.
    4. Provide recommendations on all current planning projects/studies.
    5. Prepare all staff reports for the Planning and Zoning Board, Town Commission, Design Review, Historic Preservation and related boards/committees.
    6. Review occupational licenses and review all commercial, offices, apartments / condominiums, and single-family residential, and accompanying auxiliary structures and uses for compliance with the Comprehensive Plan and Land Development Regulations.
    7. Perform cursory reviews of applications for the public prior to submittal for the Planning and Zoning Board.
    8. Perform code updates as requested by the Planning and Zoning Board and/or Town Commission.
    9. Implement policy and procedures to improve the department’s efficiency.
    10. Prepare amendments to the comprehensive plan and land use/development regulations as required by State Statutes and/or by the Town Commission.
    11. Coordinate, current planning activities, including plan review of development projects.
    12. Review and disseminate information pertaining to legislation adopted by Town Commission affecting the Town’s land use regulations.
    13. Perform planning studies including preparation of project outlines, selection of data sources, designing reports on capital improvements, zoning changes, historic preservation issues, and business district project planning.
    14. Assist in creating maps, reports, statistical compilations and other materials necessary to the planning process.
    15. Attend Staff meetings, Town Commission meetings, Development Review meetings, Planning and Zoning Board meetings and other related meetings as requested.
    16. Act as liaison between the Town, South Florida Regional Planning Council and State Department of Economic Opportunity and such other local, state and federal agencies who may interact with Surfside for the various programs within the Planning Department.
    17. Manage any consultants hired to implement or assist with any job function within this job description. 
    18. Meet with developers, architects, landowners, and the general public as needed.
    19. Prepare departmental budget.
    20. May function in any emergency management role or capacity in the Incident Command System (ICS) to include, Logistics, Operations, and Planning.
    21. Perform other duties as assigned.

    (These essential job functions are not to be construed as a complete statement of all duties performed.  Employees will be required to perform other job-related marginal duties as required.)

     The successful candidate must possess a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Planning or related field with a minimum of five (5) years of professional planning and/or zoning experience in local public sector. AICP certification and experience in historic preservation, small town development and waterfront properties required. 

     (A comparable amount of training, education or experience can be substituted for the minimum qualifications.)

    Salary range: $106,078.56 - $169,725.70 DOQ/E Excellent benefits.

     Submit resume and cover letter to:  hr@townofsurfsidefl.gov or you may mail to Town of Surfside, Attn: Human Resources 9293 Harding Avenue Surfside, FL 33154.

     The Town of Surfside is an Equal Opportunity / Drug Free Workplace Employer. Veterans’ preference will be awarded under applicable Florida Law.  All resumes are subject to Florida Public Records Laws.

     

  • Under the general supervision of the Finance Director, responsible for specialized accounting and finance work maintaining the general ledger and other accounting functions, including reviewing journal entries, bank reconciliations, reporting, payroll and utility billing. 

    The preferred candidate must be able to:

    1. Oversee Finance department accounting, accounts payable, utility billing, and payroll staff.
    2. Maintain General Ledger including review and posting of Journal Entries.
    3. Monitor the Town's financial system to ensure that all Town personnel are following the financial management system and the methods and practices incorporated therein.
    4. Primary supervision over all bank reconciliations.
    5. Oversee preparation of all accounting workpapers.
    6. Review and implement Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) pronouncements.
    7. Plan, coordinate, and develop preparation of the Annual Comprehensive Financial Report (ACFR).
    8. Submit required information to apply for the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting.
    9. Submit required information to apply for GFOA Distinguish Budget Presentation Award.
    10. Submit required information to apply for the Public Pension Coordinating Council (PPCC) Award.
    11. Serve as backup for the review and issuance of purchase orders including ensuring compliance with Town Code and policies.
    12. Manage treasury and debt management programs.
    13. Assist and act as liaison to external auditor in performing audit functions.
    14. Manage external reporting including fiscal year end and ensuring website is up to date.
    15. Serve as back up for the review and approval of invoices for payments including budgetary and procurement compliance.
    16. Serve in an acting capacity when Finance Director is absent.
    17. Gather, organize, and maintain any financial information that may be requested or required by the Town Manager or department heads.
    18. Provide and implement a method of coding allocations of revenues and expenditures.
    19. Assist with periodic audits of capital assets, non-capitalized tangible capital-type items, etc.
    20. Assist with Third Party Administrator functions for pension.
    21. Manage and maintain Resort Tax Process.
    22. File all quarterly and year-end reports, 1099’s and W2’s.
    23. Responsible for the preparation of Finance Manual.
    24. May function in any emergency management role or capacity in the ICS to include, Logistics, Operations, Planning and Finance / Administration.
    25. Perform other duties as assigned.

     

    (These essential job functions are not to be construed as a complete statement of all duties performed.  Employees will be required to perform other job-related marginal duties as required.)

    The successful candidate must possess a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or a related field.  Seven (7) years of accounting or finance experience, preferably within a municipal government.  Knowledge of Tyler Incode Financial Management System, desirable.

    (A comparable amount of training, education or experience can be substituted for the minimum qualifications.)

    Salary range: $87,668.23 - $140,269.17 DOQ/E Excellent benefits.

    Submit resume and cover letter to:  hr@townofsurfsidefl.gov or you may mail to Town of Surfside, Attn: Human Resources 9293 Harding Avenue Surfside, FL 33154.

    The Town of Surfside is an Equal Opportunity / Drug Free Workplace Employer. Veterans’ preference will be awarded under applicable Florida Law.  All resumes are subject to Florida Public Records Laws.

     

  • Under the supervision of the Parks and Recreation Superintendent, assists with athletic and recreational programs as well as general park duties.

    The preferred candidate must be able to:

    • Teach recreational fundamentals as required and enforce policies, rules, and safety regulations for participants
    • Assist the children in learning crafts, athletics, games, and teamwork
    • Perform various duties involving the issuance, receipt, storage and inventory of recreational equipment, games, and craft supplies
    • Work with the public
    • Work special events, youth/adult programming
    • Perform light clerical duties
    • Oversee and assist in maintaining Parks and Recreation facilities
    • Have good customer service skills
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    Qualified candidates must be a high school senior or above. Candidates must have general knowledge of Parks & Recreation fundamentals, must be able to enforce Department and Town polices, rules, and safety regulations for participants. A comparable amount of training, education or experience can be substituted for the minimum qualifications.

    Flexible schedule is required. Salary: $15.90 - $19.00 per hour DOQ/E. 

    Open until filled. Submit resume to Town of Surfside, Human Resources at 9293 Harding Avenue Surfside, FL 33154; e-mail to hr@townofsurfsidefl.gov, or fax to (305) 715-0002.
     
    The Town of Surfside is an Equal Opportunity / Drug Free Workplace Employer. Veterans’ preference will be awarded under applicable Florida Law.  All resumes are subject to Florida Public Records Laws.

  • Under the general supervision of a Police Sergeant and/or Communications Supervisor, responsible for receiving, screening, and dispatching information over the communications system.
     
    The Communications Operator is responsible for rapid and effective screening of calls, eliciting accurate information, and transmitting that information through radio and telephone systems. The Communications Operator also interacts directly with the public in person. Quality customer service is demanded. A variety of clerical activities specific to the police department, and other work may be performed.
     
    The successful candidate must be able to work flexible hours, including midnight shifts and weekends, work well with people, display courteous customer service and provide assistance to the public in a professional manner consistent with agency policies. Candidates must possess a high school diploma or GED supplemented by related experience performing similar duties is required. Preference will be given to candidates who possess Florida Department of Health 911 Public Safety Telecommunicator Certification.
     
    Starting Salary $56,784.00; Excellent benefits.
     
    Open until filled. You may e-mail your resume to hr@townofsurfsidefl.gov.

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    The Town of Surfside is an Equal Opportunity / Drug Free Workplace Employer. Veterans’ preference will be awarded under applicable Florida Law.  All resumes are subject to Florida Public Records Laws.
  • The Surfside Police Department provides law enforcement services to a diverse community with a population of approximately 5,800 residents.

    The Police Department is a progressive, modern organization comprised of 31 sworn officers. Our officers provide the highest level of police service to the community we serve in a professional, courteous, ethical and judicious manner. Our civilian support staff provides an on-site communications center, property and evidence management and records management.

    Requirements:

    • Must be at least 21 years old
    • Must be a certified Florida police officer as required by FDLE and/or CJSTC guidelines (the Police Department will accept applications from individuals who are currently attending a State of Florida Certified Law Enforcement Basic Recruit Academy and are schedule to graduate within 90 days)
    • Must be a U.S. citizen
    • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent
    • Must have a valid Florida driver’s license and acceptable driving record
    • Must be in good physical condition
    • Must have a good moral character
    • Must not have any Felony convictions, nor disqualifying criminal histories
    • Must successfully complete a thorough physical examination and drug screen
    • Must successfully complete a polygraph examination and psychological evaluation
    • Must successfully complete a comprehensive background investigation
    • Must successfully complete a Field Training Officer Program
    • Must successfully complete a probationary period
    • Must be able to work flexible hours, including midnight shifts and weekends
    • A minimum of 2 years law enforcement experience (preferred)

    Starting Salary: $66,881.73. Excellent benefits.

    Newly employed officers are eligible for a one-time cash bonus of up to $5,000 under the provisions of F.S. 445.008. 

    Open until filled.

    Send Application to:

    Yamileth Slate-McCloud
    Human Resources Director
    9293 Harding Avenue
    Surfside, FL 33154

    Supplemental Information:

    Applicants who demonstrate they meet the minimum requirements will be subject to an extensive selection process and screening program, which may include, but not be limited to, evaluation of education, training and experience; oral interview(s); background investigation; reference checks; medical evaluation; controlled substance screening. Preference will be given to certain veterans, spouses of veterans, or unmarried widows/widowers of veteran. Proof of veterans' eligibility must be provided at time of application. Applicants with disabilities who desire special accommodation MUST notify the Human Resources at the time of application.

    The Town of Surfside is an Equal Opportunity / Drug Free Workplace Employer. Veterans’ preference will be awarded under applicable Florida Law.  All applications are subject to Florida Public Records Laws.  Job description available on Town of Surfside website.

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