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  • 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.

    Click here for the job description

    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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     About the Town
    The Town of Surfside (pop. nearly 6,000) is located on a South Florida East Coast barrier island, with Miami Beach to the south and the Village of Bal Harbour to the north. Surfside is a small, attractive, beachfront community of approximately one square mile. The Town of Surfside strives to ensure a safe and bright future for its residents by being responsive to the needs of its citizens, visitors, commerce and natural environment, while securing the integrity and quality of life in our family-oriented beach community.

    The Public Safety Department
    The Town of Surfside Public Safety Department is a 45-member department comprising 31 sworn and 14 non-sworn positions (Communication Operators, Parking Enforcement, Code Compliance and Administrative staff). The department is responsible for the enforcement of all local and state laws and the investigation of crimes within the Town limits.

    The Chief of Police
    The Chief of Police under the general direction of the Town Manager, provides innovative administrative, management and leadership direction for the police department functions, operations and personnel through supervision of subordinate staff and review of their activities. The Chief of Police is responsible for preserving the peace of the Town, for commanding and directing the police force and ensuring that all of the provisions of the Code of Ordinances of the Town are strictly enforced.

    The Budget
    The Town has a fiscal year 2021 budget of $29,926,295. The fiscal year 2021 Public Safety budget is $6,833,487 and $1,288,140 for the Parking Fund.

       

    The Ideal Candidate
    The ideal candidate must be motivated, experienced, and a proactive individual who has the ability to cast vision and priorities for the department aligned with the Town’s objectives, one who will look out in the future and assist the Town in preparation for a better tomorrow.

    Experience
    The ideal candidate will have a minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Criminology, Criminal Justice, Public Administration or related field and advance courses in managerial and leadership training such as FBI National Academy, Northwestern Command Course, Southern Police Institute Command Course, leadership and administration. The ideal candidate must be certified through the Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission (CJSTC) and have a minimum of seven (7) years of experience as Chief of Police, Assistant Chief of Police, Captain or similar rank. A comparable amount of training, education or experience can be substituted for the minimum qualifications.

    Salary
    Competitive DOQ/Experience. The Town of Surfside retirement plan is a defined benefit plan. Excellent benefits. Open until filled.

       

    For more detailed information about the position, the community and its government please visit www.townofsurfsidefl.gov  and/or click here for the job description.

    Submit resume, salary history 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. 

  • The Town of Surfside is seeking a qualified individual to fill the position of Refuse Collector. Under the supervision of the Solid Waste Supervisor, performs heavy manual labor in the collection and disposal of refuse and trash.

    The preferred candidate must be able to:

    1. Function as collector on a trash collection crew.
    2. Walk to the garbage disposal areas of commercial and residential premises.
    3. Empty trash and garbage cans into sanitation truck.
    4. Use pitch forks, shovels and similar hand tools to pick up general refuse and trash from curbside and other areas.
    5. Clean / pressure wash sanitation trucks and dumpsters.
    6. Empty recyclables into truck.
    7. Sweep at various locations, including curbs and storm structures.
    8. Work with the public.
    9. 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.)

    Possession of a valid Florida Drivers’ License and a High School diploma or an acceptable equivalency diploma; supplemented by experience in heavy manual labor or an equivalent combination of training and experience, are required. Possession of a CDL License, desirable.

    Salary range: $28,591 - $42,887 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 supervision of the Parks and Recreation Director and Parks and Recreation Superintendent, the Aquatic Supervisor is responsible for the day-to-day operation and administration of the pool and beach.

    ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

    1. Recruit, direct, assign, supervise, train and evaluate subordinates.
    2. Develop and maintain on-going in-service education and training.
    3. Perform administrative duties
    4. Instruct all aquatic certifications including American Red Cross courses, lifeguard training and certification.
    5. Perform pool operator functions such as pool sanitizing, maintenance, etc.
    6. Perform beach maintenance and supervision.
    7. Manage all programming associated with the aquatic facility, programs and special events.
    8. Maintain records and files.
    9. Prepare publications and information for Town Gazette and website.
    10. Prevent, recognizes and responds to beach and pool emergencies.
    11. Purchase of aquatic equipment and supplies for pool and beach operations.
    12. Ensure compliance with policies, procedures, regulations and standards of quality and safety.
    13. Assists in completing Aquatic staff payroll.
    14. Assists Human Resources in completing hiring documents, as requested.
    15. Assists in procuring quotes, preparing RFP’s, memorandums and reviewing vendor/contractor insurance requirements.
    16. Conducts annual CPR/AED certification for all summer camp staff.
    17. Work with the public and outside groups.
    18. Perform work as a Lifeguard as needed.
    19. May function in any emergency management role or capacity in the Incident Command System (ICS) to include, Logistics, Operations, and Planning.
    20. Attend meetings as required.
    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.)

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

    KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS:

    • Knowledge of modern beach and pool lifesaving techniques and procedures.
    • Knowledge of pool water and equipment maintenance.
    • Knowledge of proper safety and health procedures and precautions.
    • Knowledge/usage of computer software
    • Ability to swim strongly and handle distressed swimmers.
    • Ability to communicate effectively in writing and orally.
    • Ability to organize aquatic activities, programs and special events.
    • Ability to perform adequate safety checks on water quality and equipment in use.
    • Ability to train and supervise others effectively.
    • Ability to ensure and maintain staff certifications current.
    • Ability to train staff in water safety and lifesaving
    • Ability to successfully complete a pre-employment swim and run test

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    Associate’s Degree focusing on Parks and Recreation or related field and a minimum of four (4) years’ experience as beach and/or pool lifeguard is required. Minimum of two (2) years’ experience in pool maintenance, supervising pool and beach operations, lifesaving and water safety in pool and beach operations preferred.

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

    LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS OR REGISTRATIONS:

    Must possess the following active certifications and/or licenses: Red Cross Lifeguarding First Aid and CPR/AED, Aquatic Facility Operator (AFO), Water Safety Instructor (WSI), Lifeguard Instructor (LGI), valid Florida Driver's License and an acceptable driving record. The following certifications and/or licenses are preferred but not required: Water Safety Instructor Trainer (WSIT), First Responder (EMT) and Lifeguard Guard Instructor Trainer (LGIT).

    Salary range: $40,100 - $60,150 DOQ/E. Excellent benefits. 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.

  • 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.

  • 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: $11.22 - $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.


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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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