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  • Under the general supervision of the Code Compliance Director or Assistant Code Compliance Director, 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 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 or 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 Director or Assistant Code Compliance Director.
    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. Code Enforcement Certification level I 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 can 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 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.

  • Under the supervision of the Parks and Recreation Administrative Staff, performs routine manual work in cleaning and up keeping of the Community Center, parks and other Town buildings.

    The preferred candidate must be able to perform duties including, but not limited to:

    • Sweep, mop, buff, vacuum and wax floors
    • Minor unskilled maintenance work
    • Empty trash cans
    • Clean restrooms
    • Move furniture
    • Set up tables and chairs for programs and/or meetings
    • Empty dog stations

    Qualified candidates must have general knowledge of cleaning procedures.  Candidates must also have a high school diploma or possession of an acceptable equivalent diploma, a minimum of one (1) year custodial experience and a valid Florida Drivers’ License. A comparable amount of training, education or experience can be substituted for the minimum qualifications.

    Flexible schedule is required. Salary range: $11.22 – $16.83 per hour DOQ/E. 

    Open until filled. Apply in person at Town of Surfside, Human Resources 9293 Harding Avenue Surfside, FL 33154. Phone: (305) 861-4863. You may e-mail your resume/application 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 general supervision of the Parks and Recreation Superintendent, assists with the recreational summer camp youth program.  Summer camp activities may include, but are not limited to, athletic and sports-related events, arts and crafts, swimming activities and field trips.

    Summer Camp begins June 8, 2020 and ends August 21, 2020.

    The successful candidates must:

    • Be responsible for supervising a group of approximately 10 – 20 children

    • Have general knowledge of Parks and Recreation fundamentals

    • Be able to provide instructions and/or assist children in the various activities

    • Be able to enforce policies, rules and safety regulations

    • Be able to prepare the program area for the different activities, ensuring safety and security

    • Administer first aid, if necessary.

    Duties include, but are not limited to: planning, implementing, supervising and participating in activities, field trips for children of various ages in a recreational camp setting.  Candidates must be able to work well with people, display courteous customer service and work-related assignments including custodial tasks.

    Flexible schedule is required. Salary: $13.50 - $16.83 per hour DOQ/E.  High School Diploma required. Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in a related field such as education, recreation or physical education, CPR and First Aid Certification preferred.

    Interviews will be conducted in March/April and then thereafter, if necessary.

    Open until filled. Email your 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 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 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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    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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  • Under the supervision of the Parks and Recreation Aquatic Supervisor, responsible for preventing, recognizing and responding to emergencies at the Town’s pool and beach, provide care for injuries and sudden illnesses until advanced medical personnel arrive and take over.  Responsible for maintaining the pool / lifeguard tower, providing excellent customer service, ensuring safety of aquatic patrons by enforcing all safety rules and regulations.


    The successful candidates must possess the current certificates for: American Red Cross Lifeguarding First Aid and CPR/AED  or equivalent, Water Safety Instructor preferred.  Applicants must pass the Town of Surfside pre-employment swim and run test.

    Salary: $12.85 - $19.27 per hour DOQ/E.

     

    Open until filled. Submit your resume to: hr@townofsurfsidefl.gov  or fax to 305-861-1302.

     

    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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