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  • Under the supervision of the Public Works Director or designee, performs a variety of semi‑skilled maintenance, repair, or construction activities of routine difficulty in the Town's water distribution, storm water conveyance system and wastewater collection system.  Work is assigned verbally and in writing. Work is reviewed through observation and written reports.

    The preferred candidate must be able to:

    1. Build concrete forms; pour concrete; lay culvert pipe; lay block; form slopes for culvert pipe; pour lintels for block walls; bend steel for concrete; remove and install pipe; dig trenches for pipe.
    2. Help set up well point system; sets up and operate pumps, compressors and generators; assist in servicing pumps, motors, generators and associated utility operations equip­ment.
    3. Build meter boxes; install and read meters; install fire hydrants; assist in water or wastewater line location; install water service for new homes and businesses; assist in repair of water line breaks and minor leaks in meters; respond to late night/weekend calls for turn‑ons or emergency repairs.
    4. Operate hand and power tools; operate tappers; drive trucks, tractors and rollers; operate sewer cleaning equip­ment.
    5. Work with the public including basic customer service functions.
    6. Operate various equipment as needed.
    7. Clean storm system with confined space entry as assigned.
    8. Perform other duties as assigned.

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

    High school diploma, GED, or equivalent certificate of competency; supplemented by two (2) years of experience in general construction, utilities maintenance, or related manual labor work; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Possession of Water Distribution License, desirable.

    Salary range: $38,001.60 - $53,472.06 DOQ/EExcellent benefits. Open until filled.  Submit resume to: hr@townofsurfsidefl.gov.

    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.

  • Performs a variety of equipment-based duties and act as the Town Heavy Equipment     Operator capable of operating a large variety of heavy equipment. The position requires integration with all key Public Works Department operational divisions / functions which include but are not limited to utilities, maintenance, sanitation and fleet management.

    The preferred candidate must be able to:

    1. Performs operational functions operating all heavy equipment such as, earth movers, back-hoe, skid steer, bulldozers, front-end loaders, and other related equipment.
    2. Maintains and assists with the repair of heavy and power-driven equipment.
    3. Performs road work, excavation work, lifting work, etc.
    4. Performs minor repair works as needed.
    5. Operates equipment manually and also through the use of electronic or technical methods of operation.
    6. Works in adherence to safe practices, procedures, work site, traffic laws and any other applicable law.
    7. Maintains and records daily activities, inventory chart, etc.
    8. Reports to Operations Manager to be assigned to other Department duties as needed.
    9. Assist the fleet division with various assistance functions such as repairs, drop off of CDL vehicles and other.
    10. Performs Solid Waste Operator duties, when requested.
    11. May function in any emergency management role or capacity in the Incident Command System (ICS) to include, Logistics, Operations, and Planning.
    12. Performs 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.)

    Minimum Requirements / Qualifications:

    High School Diploma, GED or equivalent; a minimum of 5 (five) years’ experience  operating heavy equipment and CDL license is desired.

    Salary range: $43,680 - $61,462.14 DOQ/E.  Excellent benefits. Open until filled.  Submit resume to: hr@townofsurfsidefl.gov.

    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 direction of the Human Resources Director performs highly responsible, administrative and professional in the administration of the Town's Human Resources program including, recruitment, selection and hiring, benefits, training and development, compliance with employment laws, employee relations, risk management and projects as assigned. Exercises a high degree of discretion, initiative and independent judgment.

    The preferred candidate must be able to

    1. Serve as a liaison on human resources services for all Town departments, providing information and assistance regarding personnel benefits, risk management, policies, procedures, programs and process.
    2. Assist Human Resources Director with the development, management and implementation of programs and tasks to improve employee and organizational effectiveness and to meet goals, including recruitment and selection, performance management, training and development, employee/labor relations, classification and compensation, benefits administration, risk management, safety and wellness.
    3. Assist with the administration of worker's compensation functions and risk management.
    4. Assist departments with personnel actions; reviews a variety of documentation related to status, position changes, performance, and discipline. Ensures accuracy, completeness and compliance with Federal and State Laws, Town policies and collective bargaining agreements.
    5. Coordinate recruitment and selection activities; update position requirements; create and manages job vacancy notices and advertisement; screen applications for minimum qualifications.
    6. Maintain applicant database; provides information to applicants; notifies candidates regarding job offers and pre-employment process.
    7. Monitor and verifies selection and hiring procedures to ensure compliance with Federal, State, Town, County laws and regulations.
    8. Schedule and facilitate the interview process for all departments with regards to hiring and promotions. Assists with developing and administering interview questions, pre-employment and promotional tests (when applicable).
    9. Coordinate employee exit interviews.
    10. Coordinate new hire process.
    11. Assist with public records requests.
    12. Assist with background investigations.
    13. Conduct and participate in various salary and benefit surveys, and analyses results.
    14. Assist with personnel investigations.
    15. Assist with personnel records management; including ongoing personnel file maintenance and disposition.
    16. Respond to inquiries from members of the public.
    17. Perform office administration duties as directed.
    18. Handle diverse situations with discretion, sensitivity and tact.
    19. Keep abreast of developments concerning potential loss exposures through legislation and legal decisions.
    20. May function in any emergency management role or capacity in the Incident Command System (ICS) to include, Logistics, Operations, and Planning.
    21. Perform related work 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.)

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS / QUALIFICATIONS:

    Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four (4) year college or university in Human Resources Management, Public Administration, Business Administration or related field. A minimum of Three (3) years professional Human Resources experience including human resources administration, recruitment and selection, employee relations, benefits administration, and analysis of compliance with Federal, State, and Local rules and regulations required. Municipal Government Human Resources experience preferred.

    Certified Public Human Resources Professional (PHRP), Professional in HR (PHR), Senior Professional in HR (SPHR), SHRM-CP, certifications in Compensation and/or Benefits or Labor Relations, or International Public Management Association Human Resources (IPMA- HR) highly desirable.

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

    Salary range: $50,100.38 - $80,160.61. DOQ/E. Excellent benefits.  Open until filled.

    Submit resume, salary history 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.

     

  • Responsible technical work reviewing plans and engineered documents and performing building inspections to ensure compliance to existing codes, ordinances and statutes.  Work is performed under the general supervision of the Building Official. The Building Inspector-Plans Examiner requires the ability to effectively and cordially communicate with and create successful business relationships with citizens, construction personnel, contractors and design professionals.

    ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

    1.         Reviews submitted plans and engineered documents for building code compliance.

    2.         Conducts site visits to perform building inspections.

    3.         Documents all inspections and reviews and enters results/comments in the system.

    4.         Provides information and assistance to the public, contrac­tors, or other employees.

    5.         Keeps the Building Official appraised of all review and inspection activities.

    6.         Checks site plans for conformity to applicable codes and approved documents.

    7.         Investigates code violations and enforces regulations as directed.

    8.         Reviews building plans.

    9.         Interprets codes.

    10.       Discusses plans with architects, engineers, etc.

    11.       Assists other departments with construction related issues.

    12.      Performs 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.)

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

    KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS:

    • Knowledge of state and local laws, codes, ordinances and regulations concerning building plans review, building installations and repair.
    • Knowledge of the Town codes and ordinances.
    • Knowledge of principles and practices of building construc­tion.
    • Knowledge of the Florida Building Code(s).
    • Ability to interpret technical designs and engineered plans.
    • Ability to enforce building codes, Town codes and document violations.
    • Ability to read and understand engineered plans and apply regulations.
    • Ability to work with the general public in a cordial manner.
    • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
    • Skill to use standard equipment and testing devices.
    • Knowledge and skills to detect code defects in building design and construction.

    Basic computer knowledge for data and review results/comments entry.


    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    High School graduation or possession of an acceptable equivalency diploma.  At least five (5) years experience within a construction related field as an inspector, designer, engineer, architect, or construction superintendent.

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

    LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS OR REGISTRATIONS:

    • Miami-Dade County Board of Rules and Appeals (B.O.R.A.) certification as a Building Inspector and Plans Examiner.
    • Valid Florida Driver's License.
    • Department of Building and Professional Regulation (DBPR)-Building Code Administrators and Inspectors Board (BCAIB): Standard certificate as Building Inspector and Building Plans Examiner per F.S. Chapter 468.
    • All requirements of the Florida State Statues.

    Open until filled. Salary range: $61,375.12 - $98,200.20 DOQ/E.  Excellent benefits.

    Submit resume and cover letter to:  Town of Surfside, Human Resources Director, 9293 Harding Avenue Surfside, FL 33154 phone: (305) 861-4863. You may e-mail your resume and cover letter to hr@townofsurfsidefl.gov, or fax to (305) 715-0002.

    The Town of Surfside is an Equal Opportunity 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: $15.00 - $16.83 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 $39,346.75; 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.
  • Performs a variety or routine and complex administrative, technical, and professional work in analyzing and administering all the various components of the Town’s purchasing functions.  Works under the general supervision of the Assistant Town Manager / C.F.O. or designee.

    ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

    1. Consults with departmental personnel on procurement needs, provides technical assistance, advises of equipment supplies, services and purchasing procedures as established.
    2. Assists with the entry and/or review of requisitions entered into the Town’s Financial Management System (FMS) including change orders to existing Purchase Orders (PO).
    3. Makes Town aware of new co-op contracts, state contracts, piggyback opportunities, and non-compliance issues.
    4. Assists departments in preparing bid specs and documents, formatting final specifications product to be advertised for bids or RFPs.
    5. Assists with bid openings and tabulations. Summarizes bids submitted evaluating bids for non-compliance and assists in vendor research, technical compliance, and recommendations for award.
    6. Conducts vendor product or facility research as directed, obtaining and analyzing data to forecast future price trends, to determine availability of products, to review new products and evaluate substitutions, as well as performing life cycle cost analysis.
    7. Reviews repetitive purchases for incorporation into contracts which are economically advantageous.
    8. Obtains formal quotations as per established procedures via telephone or written quotations or formal bid process as directed.
    9. Analyzes buying patterns and reviews alternate sources, survey markets to determine the best source, new sources, market conditions, and trends.
    10. Maintains all purchasing records. Generates reports to management as required.
    11. Has daily contact with vendors, representatives and departmental personnel in order to obtain information relative to work assigned, and advises of new market products.
    12. Performs 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 duties as required.)
      
    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
      
    KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS:
    • Knowledge of procurement practices and techniques, public or private, including purchasing, quality control, value analysis, qualitative and quantitative techniques, and life cycle costs.
    • Knowledge of purchasing laws and regulations.
    • Knowledge of computers and computerized procurement systems.
    • Knowledge of current methods and techniques utilized in contract administration and cost analysis.
    • Ability to analyze a variety of purchasing problems and make sound recommendations as to their solutions.
    • Ability to prepare RFPs, RFQs, and Bid Specifications.
    • Ability to exercise good judgment in applying and interpreting policies and procedures.
    • Ability to express factual information and ideas effectively, orally and in writing.
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with vendors, other employees, purchasing associations, and the general public.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in Purchasing, Accounting, Public Administration, Business Management or a closely related field, and two years of experience in a purchasing capacity, or any equivalent combination of education and experience. Certification as Certified Professional Public Buyer (CPPB), Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM) or Certified Public Procurement Officer (CPPO) is preferred. Experience in computerized financial systems a plus, preferably Tyler Incode.

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

    Salary range: $23 - $36 per hour, DOQ/E. Open until filled. 

    Submit resume and cover letter to: hr@townofsurfsidefl.gov.

    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.


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    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:

     

    • Watch swimmers, bathers, weather, and water conditions vigilantly.

    • Perform rescue, artificial respiration, first aid, and emergency work as necessary.

    • Warn against dangerous practices and keep weak swimmers and non-swimmers out of deep water.

    • Enforce rules and regulations regarding swim areas in a tactful and effective manner.

    • Maintain, and keep all necessary records concerning pool chemicals, accident reports and incident reports.

    • Maintain proper water chemistry and make necessary adjustments when needed.

    • Make first aid, maintenance reports, and maintain equipment.

    • Train physically to maintain physical abilities to perform duties and pass physical requirements.

    • Notify proper authorities if public refuses to obey safety rules. 

    • Work with the public.

    • 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: $15.00 - $19.27, 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.

       

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    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: $61,247. 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.

    The Town is currently in negotiations with the Fraternal Order of Police. The current collective bargaining agreement is expiring on September 30, 2022.

    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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