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Code Department

Code Enforcement Technician

Under general supervision, the purpose of the job is to perform a variety of office support and/or clerical duties for the Code department. Employees in this classification perform both routine and non-routine administrative support duties and customer service skills as dictated by the nature of the work area. Performs related work as directed. Must possess a High school Diploma or GED; supplemented by 2 (two) years responsible experience in customer service and general administrative support functions, which provides broad exposure and practical application of current office systems technology and associated software support systems; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

 

 

 

 

This position closes on 3/4/2024 5:00 PM
Salary : $19.75 - $22.39
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Finance Department

Accountant

Under general direction from the Chief Accountant, the purpose of the job is to perform moderately complex accounting work according to generally accepted standard accounting principles, established procedures, departmental guidelines, and regulatory requirements applicable to the work.  Employees in this job classification function at journey professional level to accomplish assigned functions according to established schedules, calendars, projects, and programs of the department. Work includes researching and collecting data, preparing clear and concise financial reports, and monitoring expenditures and revenues of assigned divisions and/or departments.  Performs related work as directed. Must possess a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting with a minimum of five years responsible experience in the field.  CPA preferred.  

This position is open until filled
Salary : $60,910 - $85,327
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Finance Department

Contracts Coordinator

Under general direction, the purpose of this job is to support management with technical compliance of various departmental project contracts. An employee in this class is responsible for assisting in the development, evaluation, award, and administration of all contracts and in the collection of data necessary for the preparation and modification of these contracts. Work requires exercising considerable independent judgment and initiative in developing contract specifications, monitoring procedures, and ensuring the achievement of contract administration objectives. Performs related work as directed. Bachelor's degree in business, Finance or Public Administration; supplemented by two to three years of experience negotiating and drafting a variety of contracts including, professional services/consulting agreements, master services agreements, price agreements, software licensing and software as a service agreement, and marketing agreements, as well as drafting amendments and renewals.  Preferred candidates will possess a Certified Procurement Professional (CPP) and/or Commercial Contract Management (CCM) certifications.  Paralegal background is preferred.  

 

This position is open until filled
Salary : $65,159 - $73,866
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Fire Department

Volunteer Firefighter/Volunteer Firefighter Intern/Volunteer Fire Police

Are you enthusiastic about becoming part of the devoted volunteer team at Palm Coast Fire Department? We are actively seeking individuals who are dedicated to serving our community. Various volunteer roles are available to include, firefighter intern, and fire police.  If you have a strong desire to make a positive impact by assisting others, we invite you to complete our application process. Taking this step is the initial move towards joining our team and embarking on an exciting and fulfilling journey with Palm Coast Fire Department. 

This position is open until filled
Salary : The Volunteer/Intern program is not a paid position.
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IT Department

IT Project Manager

The City of Palm Coast is looking for an analytical and organized individual to oversee and coordinate its technology related projects. The Project Manager's duties will include creating project plans, coordinating work schedules, interacting with vendors, and monitoring project budgets. As an Information Technology Project Manager, the employee will provide strategic planning for program management; align skills and resources; monitor, manage, and provide for all requisite management to fulfill the program/project requirements including requisitions, and releases. The position manages the Information Technology projects, developing processes, project classification guidance, and requirement documents. Activities include monitoring and designing processes, managing scope, construction, testing, implementation, finances, schedules, changes, resources, reports, and risks.  Must possess a Bachelor's degree in field related to assigned discipline; supplemented by three (3) years progressively knowledgeable and skilled experience in project management; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Relevant IT or Project Management Certifications (such as PMP) preferred.  Must possess and maintain a valid Florida Driver's License.

This position is open until filled
Salary : $69,691 - $79,003
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Parks & Recreation Department

Golf Cart/Starter

Under general supervision, the purpose of the position is to facilitate the distribution and maintenance of the golf carts and to monitor the flow of golf players to and on the golf course.  Employees in this classification perform at entry staff level and are responsible for assisting players in securing golf carts, initiating rounds of play, driving range pick-up and golf ball cleaning.  Objective is to ensure safety and general welfare of the general public engaging in all activities related to the golf course.  Must possess a High School Diploma or GED preferred and a valid Florida Driver's License.  Prefers candidates that have previous customer service skills, golf course or hospitality related experience. Must be able to work evenings, weekends, and holidays.  This is a part-time position. 

This position is open until filled
Salary : $15.56 - $17.64
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Lifeguards - (Seasonal)

Our Parks & Recreation Department is gearing up for the summer season! Under general supervision, the purpose of the position is to ensure the safety of patrons at the City's public swimming facility. Employees in this classification perform at entry staff level and are responsible for monitoring various swimming activities as well as assisting with special activities. Employee assists in maintaining pool and surrounding facility area. Objective is to ensure safety and general welfare of the public engaging in all swimming activities through guarding and instructing patrons. Prefers candidates with a High School Diploma or GED or currently enrolled in High School; supplemented by a demonstrated ability to perform the physical requirements of the position; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Must possess and maintain current American Red Cross or nationally recognized lifeguard certification, CPR, and First Aid Certifications. AED for the professional and Water Safety Instructor Certifications are Preferred.  Applicants must be at least 16 years of age upon hire. 

City of Palm is offering In-house training and certification to include certification in; CPR, First Aid, AED and Lifeguard Certification. Training will take place sometime in March and April, dates to follow.  Ability to perform the physical requirements of the position. Must be able to swim 300 yards continuously demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing.  Candidates may swim using the front crawl, breaststroke or a combination of both, but swimming on the back or side is not allowed. Must be able to tread water for 2 minutes using only legs. Candidates should place their hands under the armpits. Complete a timed event within 1 minute, and 40 seconds. 

 

 

 

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Salary : $15.56 - $17.64
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Recreation Leader 1 or 2

We are seeking energetic and motivated candidates that have knowledge of sports, games, arts, and crafts and can spend the year engaging children in youth and adult athletic programs.  Depending on level of experience, candidates may be hired as Recreation Leader 1 or 11.  The purpose of the position is to organize, supervise, and lead student recreation activities and/or athletics programs.  Employees in this classification perform at entry staff level and are responsible for providing a safe recreational environment for the assigned community programs, summer camps, youth activities and/or special events provided by the city.  Employee works with independence and initiative within established policies and procedures.  Performs other duties as dictated by the nature of the program.  Must possess and maintain, or be able to obtain, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), First Aid, & AED certifications. This is a part-time position. 

Recreation Leader 1 requires, in addition to above, (1) yr. previous exp. in childcare, day camp, youth recreation or camp program, within a similar recreational or educational environment starting at $14.96 - $16.96 p/h.  Must possess a High School Diploma or GED preferred.  

Recreation Leader II requires, in addition to above, (2) yrs. previous exp. in childcare, day camp, youth recreation, or camp program within a similar recreational or educational environment starting at $15.76 - $17.86 p/h. Must possess a High School Diploma or GED. 

 

This position is open until filled
Salary : $15.56 - $17.64
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Public Works Department

Maintenance Worker, E01, or E02

Our Public Works Department is currently seeking a Maintenance Worker, EO1, or EO2 to join their team!  Daily work activities include, mowing, weeding, landscaping and removal of trash and debris. Staff can expect to be exposed to inclement weather, hazardous wildlife, and difficult environmental conditions on a regular basis. 

Maintenance Worker - Must possess a minimum of two (2) years responsible experience in grounds keeping and or general maintenance.

Equipment Operator 1 - Must possess (11) months experience and operates light to heavy equipment and the ability to perform labor intensive work within difficult environmental conditions to include frequent lifting, pulling, and pushing of 50 lbs. Must possess a Class "B" CDL license.

Equipment Operator 11 - Must possess three (3) years of light and heavy equipment operating experience including but not limited to operation of backhoe, front-end loader, excavator, skid steer, gradall, etc. Must have the ability to perform labor-intensive work within difficult environmental conditions to include frequent lifting, pulling, and pushing of 50 lbs.  

All positions require a High School Diploma or GED and a valid Florida Driver's license.   Prefers candidates with verifiable experience in mowing and landscaping and working with prison inmate crews.   

 

This position is open until filled
Salary : $17.21 - $22.39
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Public Works Department

Mechanic 1-3

Our Public Works Department, Fleet division is currently seeking a Mechanic to join their team! Depending on level of experience, candidates may be hired as a Mechanic I, II or III. Under general supervision, the purpose of the position is to perform skilled work involving the maintenance and repair of gasoline or diesel driven motors and related auto equipment, landscaping equipment, machinery, and tools.  Requires the ability to perform light maintenance and repairs which include, lube, oil, and filter changes, balancing and rotation of tires.  Employee performs complex work with independence, and more difficult work under guidance and supervision of the Mechanic Lead.

Mechanic I

Must possess and maintain at least two (2) certifications from the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) medium and heavy truck certification test series from the following categories:  Brakes, Suspension, Electronics, Air Conditioning-Heat & Ventilation, and Preventive Maintenance.

Mechanic II

Must possess and maintain a Class "A" Florida Commercial Driver's License. Must poses and maintain at least four (4) certifications from the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) medium and heavy truck certification test series which includes the following categories:  Brakes, Suspension & Steering, Electronics, Air Conditioning-Heat & Ventilation, Preventive maintenance, Drive train, Diesel Engines and Gasoline engines as well as administratively approved Emergency Vehicle Technician certification(s).   

Mechanic III

Must possess and maintain a Class "A" Florida Commercial Driver's License. Must poses and maintain all the certifications from the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) medium and heavy truck certification test series which includes the following categories:  Brakes, Suspension & Steering, Electronics, Air Conditioning-Heat & Ventilation, Preventive maintenance, Drive train, Diesel Engines and Gasoline engines as well as administratively approved Emergency Vehicle Technician certification(s).  

All positions require experience in automotive and heavy equipment/machinery maintenance and repair, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.  Experience monitoring, updating, and maintaining inventories for parts and supplies is preferred. Must possess a HS Diploma or GED.

 

This position is open until filled
Salary : $19.75 - $24.55
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Stormwater Department

Maintenance Worker, E01 or E02 (Stormwater Maintenance - Swale, Ditch or Pipe Crew)

This position will join the Stormwater Maintenance division as a member of a swale, ditch, or pipe maintenance crew.  Depending on level of experience, candidates may be hired as MW, E01 or E02.  All positions perform work related duties to include the installation, maintenance, and repair of the city stormwater system. 

Maintenance Worker -  Must possess a minimum of (2) years experience in grounds keeping and/or general maintenance.

Equipment Operator 1 - Must possess (11) months experience and operates light to heavy equipment and the ability to perform labor intensive work within difficult environmental conditions to include frequent lifting, pulling, and pushing of 50 lbs. Must possess a Class "B" CDL license.

Equipment Operator 11 - Must possess (3) years of light and heavy equipment operating experience including but not limited to operation of backhoe, front end loader, excavator, skid steer, gradall, etc. Must have the ability to perform labor-intensive work within difficult environmental conditions to include frequent lifting, pulling, and pushing of 50 lbs.  Must possess a Class "A" CDL license.

Strong heavy equipment operator skills, underground utilities experience, and a current Class-A CDL are preferred, however in-house training can be provided.

 

This position is open until filled
Salary : $17.21 - $22.39
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Temporary Maintenance Workers (Stormwater)

City of Palm Coast Stormwater and Engineering Department is seeking temporary workers to help maintain the city stormwater system. Daily work activities will include manual labor and equipment operation directed towards swale, pipe, ditch, and canal maintenance projects. Preferred candidates will possess verifiable experience in general maintenance work and heavy equipment operation. Possession of a current Class A or Class B CDL is a definite plus. Duration of assignment is variable but staff in this position will have the opportunity to learn new skills and techniques as they relate to the maintenance of our city stormwater system while also being provided an opportunity for hands-on, real world evaluation towards potential full-time status as those openings arise. This position is perfect for those who would like more exposure to city maintenance operations and to gain more relevant work experience. Staff can expect to be exposed to inclement weather, hazardous wildlife, and difficult environmental conditions on a regular basis. All positions require a High School Diploma or GED. 

 

This position is open until filled
Salary : $15.76 p/h
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Stormwater & Engineering Department

Traffic Engineer III

The Construction Management & Engineering Division is seeking a Traffic (Roadway) Engineer to perform professional engineering services to plan, coordinate, and implement private and public project development and maintenance operations for the city's transportation system. The ideal candidate will work well across department and division lines and with consultants and contractors. They will need to be able to multi-task and work well in a team-oriented environment. The preferred candidate will have design and/or project management experience in FDOT specifications and roadway design.  Must possess a Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering or related engineering field; supplemented by ten (10) years highly responsible technical experience in transportation/roadway engineering; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Must be a Registered Professional Engineer in any State of the United States with the ability to obtain registration in the State of Florida within one (1) year of employment.   Must possess and maintain a valid Florida Driver's License.

This position is open until filled
Salary : $100,000 - $151,760
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Utility - (Water Distribution) Department

Meter Technician 1 or 2

Under general supervision, the purpose of the position is to perform responsible meter services work.  Employees in this classification perform at entry level and are responsible for reading meters, recording consumption, as well as installing, maintaining, and repairing meters and radio transmitters.  Objective is to support correct and timely billing of metered services by accurately and efficiently recording meter readings along a clearly designated work route. Although the employee works independently and is often physically removed from supervision, duties are performed within the framework of pre-established policies and procedures.

Meter Tech 1 - HS Diploma or GED; supplemented by a demonstrated ability to work within difficult environmental conditions for extended periods of time; the ability to read and write English; the ability to perform basic math calculations; and some related work experience; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Utility experience is preferred but not necessary.

Meter Tech II - HS Diploma or GED; must have a minimum of two years meter technician experience; supplemented by a demonstrated ability to work within difficult environmental conditions for extended periods of time; the ability to proficiently use computers, tablets, notebooks and various types of hand held electronic equipment; the ability to work with hand tools and disassemble/assemble small mechanical devices; the ability to install, troubleshoot, repair and program meters and transmitters; the ability to install and repair meter manifold systems;  the ability to read and write English; the ability to perform basic math calculations; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.    Must possess a FDEP Level III Water Distribution license. Prefers candidates with Meter reading and Utility experience.  

 

This position closes on 3/7/2024 5:00 PM
Salary : $18.51 - $21.69
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Utility System Technician 1 or 2

Our Utility Department, Water Distribution division is seeking a Utility System Technician 1 or 2 to join their team!  Depending on level of experience candidates may be hired as UST 1 or UST 2.  Under supervision, the purpose of the position is to perform a wide range of routine labor-intensive work in the installation, maintenance and repair of city water and sewer systems.
 
Utility System Technician 1

Employees in this classification function at entry level. Routine tasks are performed with some independence, and more difficult work is performed under direct supervision. Objective is to maintain utility systems and facilitate safe and efficient transporting of water/wastewater throughout the City.  Must have one (1) year experience in public utilities or other large-scale commercial plumbing systems, and be able to obtain a Class B CDL license with tanker endorsement within six months of employment; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. General construction experience may be considered.

Utility Systems Technician 2 

Employees in this classification function at journey level, and are accountable for operating, maintaining, and performing minor repairs on utility vehicles and equipment. Position is distinguished from that of the Utility Systems Technician I, by the level of independence the employee functions in, as a result of the advanced laboring knowledge acquired through training and work experience. Objective is to maintain utility systems and facilitate safe and efficient transporting of water/wastewater throughout the city. Must have (2) years' experience in public utilities or other large scale commercial plumbing systems, basic electrical knowledge, and the ability to obtain a Class B CDL license with tanker endorsement within six months of employment; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.  Where applicable, must possess and maintain a FWPCOA certification preferred.  All positions require a High School Diploma or GED.  Must possess a valid Florida Driver's license. 

 

This position is open until filled
Salary : $18.51 - $21.69
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Utility - (Water Operations) Department

Utility System Operator Trainee - Utility System Operator 3

Under supervision, the purpose of the position is to perform diagnostic and equipment control operations to regulate source water, treatment, and pumping of Water in the City's Utility's Water Division according to the area of assignment. The objective is to ensure the effective production of potable water.  Based on the level of experience, qualifications, and education, candidates may be hired as USO Trainee, USO 1, USO 2, or USO 3.

Utility System Operator Trainee
Employees in this classification will receive on-the-job training in water treatment operations including sampling procedures, process control, and equipment operation. The objective is to become knowledgeable in regulatory compliance rules and regulations. Applicants with mechanical or electrical knowledge and experience and the ability to perform the physical and mathematical duties of the position are preferred. Trainee will have fifteen (15) months from hire date to obtain and maintain Water Treatment, Level C Operator Certification issued by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection.

Utility System Operator
Employees in this classification function at entry level and are responsible for performing routine inspection and maintenance duties, collecting samples, and interpreting data, and ensuring the efficient and effective operation of the water facilities and equipment. Experience with data entry, basic electric, plumbing, and equipment maintenance preferred. Must possess and maintain a Water Treatment, Level C Operator Certification issued by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection. 

Utility System Operator 2
Employees in this classification function at the journey level and are responsible for performing routine and moderately complex inspection and maintenance duties, ensuring the efficient and effective operation of water treatment facilities and equipment. The position is distinguished from that of Utility Systems Operator I, by the level of independence the employee functions. Must possess and maintain Water Treatment, Level B Operator Certification issued by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection.

Utility System Operator 3
Employees in this classification function at the senior level and are responsible for performing routine and complex inspection and maintenance duties, ensuring the efficient and effective operation of water facilities and equipment. The position is distinguished from that of the Utility Systems Operator II, by the level of independence the employee functions. Must possess and maintain Water Treatment, Level an Operator certification issued by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection.

Must possess a High School Diploma or GED.  All positions require a valid Florida Driver's License.  

This position is open until filled
Salary : $16.39 - $27.10
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Utility Wastewater Department

Lift Station Mechanical Technician 1 or 2

Our Utility Department, Wastewater division is currently seeking a Mechanical Technician 1 or 2 to join their team!  Depending on level of experience, candidates may be hired as a Mechanical Technician 1 or Mechanical Technician 2.  Under supervision, the purpose of the position is to perform a wide range of moderately complex pump-mechanical and electrical trades work in the maintenance and repair of utilities treatment plants, equipment, peripheral components, and collection systems.

Mechanical Technician 1

Position will repair and maintain machinery and mechanical equipment such as engines, motors, pneumatic tools, conveyor systems, pumps, gearboxes and various rotating equipment of all sizes and types; with proper equipment, must be able to test motors for continuity.  Must have one (1) year responsible experience in public utilities or other large scale commercial pumping systems, motors and electrical equipment or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience is required.

Mechanical Technician II

Employees in this classification function at journey level, and are accountable for installing, maintaining, repairing, and replacing a wide variety of machinery and mechanical equipment, e.g., engines, motors, pneumatic tools, conveyor systems, pumps, gearboxes, and various rotating equipment.  Objective is to maintain wastewater system, pump stations, and treatment plant equipment to ensure safe and efficient utility operations.  Must have two (2) years responsible experience in public utilities or other large-scale commercial pumping systems, motors and electrical equipment, and the ability to operate heavy equipment and tools of the trade, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.  Must possess and maintain a valid Florida Class B CDL Driver's license. All positions require a High School diploma or GED.  Must be available for emergency call back and rotating call duty. Prefers candidates with Wastewater exp. 

 

This position is open until filled
Salary : $19.13 - $21.69
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