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  • 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 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 $38,575.24; 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.

  • Under the administrative direction of the Community Services and Public Communications Director, performs specialized work, coordinates, implements and manages a variety of special communications projects and programs within the Town and across departments to ensure a cohesive communications program for internal and external audiences.
     
    This position assists with branding, marketing and creative work to further the Town’s initiatives, including sustainability and resiliency efforts, tourism and other Town projects. The multimedia communications specialist must have video editing and graphic design skills, as well as excellent writing ability.
      
    ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: 

    1. Assists with writing and production of Town e-blasts using email marketing platforms similar to MailChimp.
    2. Assists with preparation and design of the printed monthly Town Gazette.
    3. Generates various complex and specialized correspondence, articles, memos, agendas, orders, reports, forms, manuals, or other relevant promotional materials.
    4. Coordinates video projects, including production and editing.
    5. Serves as the Town graphic designer, as needed, creating infographics, flyers and social media collateral.
    6. Conducts citizen satisfaction surveys as directed.
    7. Assists with the implementation and roll out of communications and marketing plans.
    8. Assists with requests from visitors, the community, businesses and general public by evaluating and ensuring appropriate assistance.
    9. Identifies opportunities to collaborate with other municipal partners. Serves as conduit/coordinator between neighboring municipalities.
    10. Attends important conferences, workshops, and meetings as a Town representative to report back to the Town and assist with adopting best practices, etc.
    11. Assists with reviewing and evaluating proposals for new programs and services.
    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: 
    • Ability to express oneself clearly orally and in writing.
    • Ability to research, write and edit informative reports, documents, etc.
    • Ability to create and/or edit collateral, PowerPoint, newsletters, targeted emails, and presentation materials.
    • Ability to edit videos under changing and competing deadlines.
    • Ability to deal with confidential and sensitive matters.
    • Ability to develop relationships and establish a peer network comprising other units of government and related organizations and institutions.
    • Ability to conduct research, compile and analyze data, write reports, and work with management-level employees.
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, peers, officials, other agencies, and the public.
    • Experience with Adobe Creative Cloud, Canva and other publishing software.
    • Knowledge of current social, political, economic trends and operating problems of municipal government.
    • Knowledge of Public Administration principles, with particular reference to municipal administration, including basic principles of organization, management, and budget preparation.
    • Working knowledge of website, social networking and information retrieval.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
     
    Graduation from an accredited four (4) year college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism, Public Relations, Marketing, Public Administration, or a related field supplemented by course work in management. Experience with communications or journalism focused on sustainability and resiliency issues or a related field is preferred.
     
    (A comparable amount of training, education or experience can be substituted for the minimum qualifications.)
     
    Salary range: $49,420 - $71,136 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.

  • 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.

  • 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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