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  • Under general supervision of the Assistant Parks and Recreation Director assists with the year-round recreational programs.  Work is reviewed through observation and reports for adherence to established policies and procedures.

    ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

    1. Teaches recreational fundamentals as required and enforces policies, rules, and safety regulations for participants.
    2. Assists the children in learning crafts, athletics, games, and teamwork.
    3. Performs various duties involving the issuance, receipt, storage, and inventory of recreational equipment, games, and craft supplies.
    4. Works with the public.
    5. Prepares flyers, posters and other materials to promote programs and increase community awareness and individual participation.
    6. Assists with the coordination and planning of Town wide special events.
    7. Assists with planning, organizing, implementing, supervising, and evaluation of specific recreation programs and summer camp.
    8. Operates Town vehicles and equipment in a safe and efficient manner.
    9. Assists in preparing schedules and work orders.
    10. Assists with schedule preparation and work orders.
    11. Assist with park inspections to ensure the safety of the public and park facilities.
    12. Inputs and removes information from Town website.
    13. Assists in coordination of the Town’s Parks and Recreation Facilities.
    14. Coordinates year-round and seasonal recreation staff, contractual instructors, coaches and volunteers in the development and implementation of recreation programs and facility operations.
    15. Takes photographs of recreational activities for Town publications.
    16. Supervises and participates in customer service aspects including but not limited to: program registrations, facility reservations, daily operations, customer service etc.
    17. Assists in promotion of recreation programs and facilities through department marketing materials and related communications.
    18. Performs a variety of duties such as answering phones, computer correspondence, running errands, facility setup and breakdown, etc.
    19. Acts as a recreational advisor to clubs and special interest groups.
    20. Assists in facility maintenance and upkeep as required.
    21. Performs other functions 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.)

    The successful candidates must possess a High school Diploma or possession of an acceptable equivalency diploma; two (2) years of general recreation experience.  Must have excellent keyboard skills and proficiency with a varied range of computer application programs such as Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, and Power Point.

    Salary range: $36,561.19 - $51,703.45 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.

  • 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 supervision and administrative direction of the Building Official, responsible technical work performing and supervising building inspections and building plans review to ensure compliance with the Florida Building Code(s), ordinances, and statutes. 

    ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

    1. Implements and enforces Building and Zoning codes.
    2. Examines building plans and construction methods to ensure compliance with Florida Building Codes.
    3. Approves Building Permits in the Building Officials absence.
    4. Informs and updates the Building Official of status of Building Inspections and Plans Reviews.
    5. Issues "Notice of Violations" for breaches of the Building Code.
    6. Reviews/audits submitted construction values on all permit applications.
    7. Defers Building Code interpretations to the Building Official.
    8. Discusses and clarifies Building Code provisions to design professionals.
    9. Develops new forms and procedures, subject to approval by the Building Official.
    10. Assists other departments with construction related issues.
    11. Assists other departments with explanation and clarification of the Town's Code of Ordinances.
    12. Assists the Building Official in developing short- and long-range strategic business plan.
    13. Ensures FEMA compliance during plan review and field inspections.
    14. Coordinates, implements, and maintains the Town's workplace safety program (risk management program) and ADA inspections.
    15. May function in any emergency management role or capacity in the Incident Command System (ICS) to include, Logistics, Operations, and Planning.
    16. Identifies Life Safety Hazards in the field and on plans and prescribes cures to eliminate them.
    17. Performs other duties as assigned.

    (These essential job functions are not to be construed as a complete statement of all duties performed. Employee will be required to perform other job-related duties as required.)

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

    KNOWLEDGE,
    ABILITIES AND SKILLS:

    • Knowledge of the Town, County and State codes and ordinances. Knowledge of principles and practices of building construction.
    • Knowledge of building, plumbing, mechanical, liquid petroleum and natural gas, fire safety, FEMA, electrical codes.
    • Ability to qualify for licensing and certification requirements of the Florida State Statues Chapter 468.
    • Ability to meet requirements of Chapter 8 Article II of Miami-Dade County for certification as Building Inspector and Building Plans Examiner or the ability to achieve same within 12 months.
    • Ability to read construction plans and interpret technical designs and drawings.
    • Ability to enforce codes.
    • Ability to work with the public in a warm and congenial manner.
    • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
    • Skill to use standard equipment and testing devices.
    • Skill to correct defects in building construction and code violations.
    • Computer knowledge.
    • Good customer service skills.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    Demonstrates a minimum of five (5) years combined experience as an architect, engineer, plans examiner, building code inspector, or certified general contractor, or construction superintendent with at least three (3) years of such experience in supervisory positions; and two (2) years of such experience in the high velocity hurricane zone is required. Proven combination of post-secondary education in the field of construction or related field, no more than two (2) years being applied, and combined experience as an architect, engineer, plans examiner, building code inspector, or certified general contractor or construction superintendent which totals five (5) years, with at least two (2) years of such total being experience in supervisory positions; and two (2) years of such experience in the high velocity hurricane zone is required.

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

    LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS OR REGISTRATIONS:

    State of Florida Certification as a Building Inspector and Building Plans Examiner through the Department of Business and Professional Regulation and a valid Florida Driver's License, required.  Ability to qualify for licensing and certification requirements of the Florida State Statutes Chapter 468. Ability to meet requirements of Chapter 8 Article II of Miami-Dade County for certification as Building Inspector and Building Plans Examiner or the ability to achieve same within 12 months.  Certification as Floodplain Manager by the Association of State Floodplain Managers preferred.  Certification as a Building Code Administrator preferred.

    Salary range: 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.

     

  • Under the supervision of the Parking Operations Manager within the Police Department; performs office, investigative and field work involving the enforcement of appropriate laws, codes, ordinances, regulations, and validation programs pertaining to on-street and off-street parking in response to complaints or inquiries, and in a proactive capacity. 

    The successful candidate must be able to:

    • Successfully complete a parking enforcement specialist course
    • Issue citations (or warnings) in both a written format and via an electronic citation writing system to vehicles in violation of municipal/county parking ordinances, ensuring that all information on the citation is accurate and complete
    • Possess a valid Florida driver’s license
    • Perform basic service to the multi-space pay stations and single space meters
    • Perform assigned duties with significant independence
    • Utilize a two-way radio and communicate in a clear, concise and proficient manner
    • Appear for administrative hearings or court trials and provide testimony as necessary
    • Work well with people, display courteous customer service and provide assistance to the public in a professional manner consistent with agency policies

    Candidate must possess a High School Diploma or GED and must have successfully completed the Parking Specialist for Civilians course.

    Flexible schedule is required. Salary range: $39,366.60 - $55,392.75 DOQ/E; Excellent benefits.

    If interested, submit your resume and cover letter to: Town of Surfside Human Resources 9293 Harding Avenue Surfside, Fl 33154 or via email to hr@townofsurfsidefl.gov

    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 Building Department Supervisor and the Building Official, performs skilled clerical and administrative work processing applications for building permits and other customer service-related duties.

    This is an entry-level position in the Building Permit Clerk series.  Qualified candidates with experience in construction, contracting, and/or building permitting are encouraged to apply.  Compensation will be based on experience and qualifications.

    ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

    1. Performs customer service including in person, on the phone, on various subjects including Code Compliance rules, regulations and procedures.
    2. Accepts applications for building permits. Reviews forms for accuracy; explains permit procedures, fees and determines missing documents.
    3. Explains and answers questions for developers, contractors and homeowners regarding application process for obtaining the permits, inspections process, and condition of Certificate of Occupancy.
    4. Receives plans, specifications and permit applications, instructs applicant and provides appropriate department manual.
    5. Distributes submitted plans to appropriate person for review, records comments and sends all negative comments to the design professionals for correction.
    6. Resubmits plans for second review to all required disciplines.
    7. Maintains contacts of applicant and/or submitter to coordinate receipt of required documents.
    8. Compiles and routes permit folders.
    9. Enters required information into computer
    10. Prepares permit application and plans for Building Official’s signature.
    11. 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, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

    -           Knowledge of permitting process.

    -           Knowledge of state laws pertaining to licensing and permit­ting.

    -           Knowledge of general office procedures.

    -           Knowledge of construction terminology and documents.

    -           Knowledge of telephone etiquette.

    -           Knowledge of the uses of a computer and equipment.

    -           Ability to work effectively with various people.

    -           Ability to communicate effectively with customers.

    -           Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.

    -           Ability to follow directions.

    -           Ability to follow through on designated tasks.

    -           Ability to handle numerous tasks at once.

    -           Ability to attend meetings and conferences in building related topics.

    -           Skill in typing, filing and research techniques.

    -           Skill in operating office equipment.

    -           Skill at accessing, inputting and retrieving information from a computer.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    High school graduation or possession of an acceptable equivalency diploma.  One (1) year experience in responsible permitting or office work. Experience in construction, construction administration or building department operations preferred. ICC Certified Permit Technician and active Notary Public - desired

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

    Salary range: $43,049.91 - $60,575.55 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 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.

  • 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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