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  • Responsible technical work conducting building inspections and roofing inspections to ensure compliance to existing codes, ordinances and statutes. The Building Inspector 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. Conducts site visits to make building and/or roofing inspections.
    2. Records and documents all inspections.
    3. Provides information and assistance to the public, contrac­tors, or other employees.
    4. Keeps superiors appraised of all inspection activities.
    5. Checks site plans for conformity to applicable codes.
    6. Investigates code violations and enforces regulations as directed.
    7. Reviews building plans.
    8. Interprets codes.
    9. Discusses plans with architects, engineers, etc.
    10. Calculates permit costs.
    11. Issues permits.
    12. Develops new forms and procedures.
    13. Assists other departments with construction related issues.
    14. Performs other duties as assigned.

    Minimum Requirements / Qualifications:

    • Knowledge of the Town codes and ordinances.

    • Knowledge of national, state  and local laws, codes, ordinances and regulations concerning building and roofing installations and repair.

    • Knowledge of principles and practices of building construc­tion.

    • Knowledge of building and roofing codes.

    • Ability to interpret technical designs and blueprints.

    • Ability to enforce codes.

    • Ability to read, understand, explain, and apply regulations.

    • Ability to work with the general public.

    • Skill to use standard equipment and testing devices.

    • Skill to correct defects in building constructions and code violations.

    • Basic computer knowledge for data 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, engineer, architect, or construction superintendent.

    REQUIRED LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS OR REGISTRATIONS:

    Miami-Dade County Board of Rules and Appeals (B.O.R.A.) certification as Building Inspector and Roofing Inspector.

    • Valid Florida Driver's License.

    • Department of Building and  Professional Regulation (DBPR) - Building Code Administrators and Inspectors Board (BCAIB): Standard license and Building Inspector.

    • All requirements of the Florida State Statues.; The preferred candidate must be able to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing and be proficient with a varied range of computer application programs, including Microsoft office suite. 

    Salary range: DOQ/E.  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 supervision of the Code Compliance Manager, responsible for conducting field inspections, investigations and research to determine compliance with applicable Town Codes of residential, commercial and public properties. Enforces ordinances with fairness, firmness, tact and impartiality, while always dealing courteously with the general public.

     

    The preferred candidate must be able to:

     

    1. Determine violations of the Town Code of Ordinances and other applicable codes.
    2. Patrol the Town (including the beach) to identify violations of the Town Code and other applicable codes.
    3. Conduct inspections, investigations and research to determine compliance with the Code.
    4. Respond to a wide variety of calls and complaints involving violations of applicable codes.
    5. Issue Courtesy Notices of Violation and after conducting research to determine necessary facts, follows up with a Civil Citation or Notice of Violation and proceeds to Prosecution before a Special Magistrate.
    6. Strive to facilitate resolution of violations through voluntary compliance or, when not possible, sets in motion the enforcement process by way of fines and eventually Special Masters hearing and liens property.
    7. Keep management advised on a regular basis of all actions taken and Notices issued.
    8. Remove illegal signs from Town right-of-ways.
    9. Keep records and makes reports of activities and cases filed or forwarded for filing.
    10. Conduct research to develop data and gather information, as required.
    11. Perform a variety of duties relative to the operation of the Code Compliance Division.
    12. Maintain code compliance files, including updated case history for properties within the Town.
    13. Record all Courtesy Notices, Civil Violation Notices and Notice of Violations and fines associated with the code compliance process.
    14. Assist with the preparation of Notice of Hearings.
    15. Attend Special Magistrate Hearings, provides testimony, and updates case notes as required.
    16. Attend and participates in administrative meetings as required.
    17. Assist with the tracking of administrative fees and fines assessed by the Special Magistrate.
    18. Assemble all necessary files and case histories as needed.
    19. Answer phone and provides information to the public.
    20. Input, access, retrieve information using a computer from multiple programs and software.
    21. Work with the public, and resolves citizen’s disputes as directed by the Code Compliance Manager or designee.
    22. Keep current on information and technology affecting functional areas to increase innovation and ensure compliance.
    23. Performs night inspections and other duties as assigned.

     

    Minimum Requirements / Qualifications:

     

    Possession of a valid Florida Drivers’ License; an Associate’s Degree, and two (2) years’ experience in enforcing laws, codes, rules, regulations and dealing with the public in similar compliance functions, preferred. Active Code Enforcement  level I certification is required.  Must be able to obtain Code Enforcement Certification levels II, III or IV within two years.

     

    A comparable amount of training, education or experience may be substituted for the minimum qualifications.  The preferred candidate must be able to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing and be proficient with a varied range of computer application programs, including Microsoft office suite.  Knowledge of EnerGov Code Compliance software is desired.

     

    Salary range: $35,025 - $52,538 DOQ/E.  Must be able to work a flexible schedule  to include weekends, holidays, and nights. Excellent benefits. Open until filled.  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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    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: $12.85 - $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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    Certified Police Officer

    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

    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: $58,868.71. Excellent benefits. Open until filled.

     

    Send Application to:

     

    Yamileth Slate-McCloud

    Human Resources Director

    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 applications are subject to Florida Public Records Laws.  Job description available on Town of Surfside website. 



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