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Building Department

Building Inspector I, II, or III

Under general direction, the purpose of the position is to perform inspections of one or more areas of construction, to include, but not necessarily limited to; structural, electrical, plumbing and mechanical, in residential and non-residential buildings and structures.  Employees in this classification are responsible for inspection of buildings and structures for compliance with the Florida Building Code, Florida Residential Code, Florida Plumbing Code, Florida Mechanical Code, Florida Fuel Gas Code, Florida Energy Conservation Code, Florida Existing Building Code, Florida Accessibility Code and National Electric Code as well as construction plans approved by the Building Services Division.  The objective of this position is to evaluate all aspects of construction work for compliance with State codes and local code amendments to ensure the health, safety and welfare of the general public.

BUILDING INSPECTOR I
MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE
High School Diploma or GED.  State of Florida Residential Inspector License (preferred) or one Standard Inspector License in either building, electrical, mechanical or plumbing disciplines and one year of inspection experience in the license category.  If not licensed as Residential Inspector, then ability to obtain license as outlined below and verification of four year's work experience in residential building, electrical, mechanical and plumbing inspection disciplines or four years residential contracting experience or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience as required for licensure by the State of Florida Building Code Administrators and Inspectors Board (BCAIB). If not licensed as Standard Inspector, then ability to obtain license as outlined below and verification of four year's work experience in commercial building, electrical, mechanical and plumbing inspection disciplines or four years commercial contracting experience or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience in the licensure category sought, as required for licensure by the State of Florida Building Code Administrators and Inspectors Board (BCAIB). 

LICENSES
Must possess a valid Florida Driver's License   

Option 1
State of Florida Standard License in either building, electrical, mechanical or plumbing discipline. 
If candidate does not possess a State of Florida Standard Inspector License, then candidate must obtain Provisional License in either building, electrical mechanical or plumbing disciplines within one hundred twenty (120) days of date of employment.  Candidate then must also obtain a State of Florida Standard Inspector License in either building, electrical, mechanical or plumbing disciplines within one (1) year of date of employment.  

Option 2 
State of Florida Residential Inspector License. If candidate does not possess a State of Florida Residential Inspector License, then candidate must obtain Provisional Residential Inspector License within one hundred twenty (120) days from date of hire and obtain State of Florida standard residential inspector license within twelve (12) months of date of hire. Candidate then must also obtain a State of Florida Standard Inspector License in either building, electrical, mechanical or plumbing disciplines within one (1) year of date of employment.  

Salary Range:  $53,259 - $91,248
Hiring Range:  $53,259 - $60,376

BUILDING INSPECTOR II
MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE
High School Diploma or GED.  State of Florida Residential Inspector License and one Standard License in one of the inspection disciplines listed below.  Two years of inspection experience in building inspections or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. 

LICENSES
Must possess a valid Florida Driver's License.   
State of Florida Residential Inspector License
One (1) State of Florida Standard Inspector License in either building, electrical, mechanical or plumbing disciplines. 

Salary Range:  $56,943 - $97,559
Hiring Range:  $56,943 - $64,552

BUILDING INSPECTOR III
MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE
High School Diploma or GED.  State of Florida Residential Inspector License and two Standard Licenses in one of the inspection disciplines listed below.  Four years of inspection experience in building inspections or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. 

LICENSES
Must possess a valid Florida Driver's License   
State of Florida Residential Inspector License
Three (3) State of Florida Standard Inspector Licenses in either building, electrical, mechanical or plumbing disciplines.  State of Florida Division of the State Fire Marshall License as Fire Safety Inspector I (or higher) may be substituted for one of the Standard Inspector Licenses at the discretion of the Chief Building Official. 

Salary Range:  $60,910 - $104,355
Hiring Range:  $60,910 - $69,049

This position is open until filled
Salary : Salary based on education and experience
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Construction Management & Engineering Department

MS4 & Floodplain Management Coordinator

Under administrative direction, this position is responsible for coordinating with the Community Rating System (CRS), the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the Insurance Services Office, Inc, and the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) to document and safeguard the City's involvement in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), CRS, and the Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) Phase II permit. This position will ensure that the City meets the responsibilities necessary to maintain and/or improve Palm Coast's classification and flood insurance discount in the program. This position will report to the Stormwater Engineer and will work in an independent manner and is expected to make independent decisions and judgments on Floodplain Management, CRS, and MS4 issues.
Must posses a Bachelor's Degree with an emphasis in Engineering, Environmental, or related field supplemented with five (5) years responsible experience in floodplain management; or an equivalent combination of relevant training, education, and experience. 
Must posses an Association of State Floodplain Managers Certified Floodplain Manager Certification (CFM) or ability to do so within 12 months of hire date. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida Driver's License. 

 

This position is open until filled
Salary : $56,943 - $72,161
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Construction Site Inspector

Under direction, the purpose of the position is to perform routine semi-skilled and technical infrastructure construction inspection work for water, sewer, and stormwater facility projects. Employees in this classification perform at journey level and are responsible for ensuring compliance with all applicable Federal, State, local codes, standards, and contractual provisions, as well as reviewing development permits to verify conformity with approved plans, specifications, and regulations. Vocational training in Construction, Engineering, or related field; supplemented by seven years' experience in inspection work; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. A FDEP Water Distribution System Operator Level 1, 2, or 3 License and A Wastewater Collection System Operator Class A, B, or C certification is preferred.  Must possess and maintain a valid Florida Driver's License.

This position is open until filled
Salary : $22.74 - $25.78
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City Engineer

The Construction Management & Engineering Division is seeking an Engineer to perform professional engineering services to plan, coordinate, and implement private and public project development of the city's capital improvement projects and operational oversight 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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Financial Services Department

Procurement and Contracting Manager

Under general direction, the purpose of the job is to direct and administer the strategies, programs, and activities of purchasing and contracting for the City to ensure efficiency and cost-effectiveness. Employees in this job classification function in an administrative capacity to ensure the development and maintenance of all vendor relationships for the continuous supply of quality products. Work includes reviewing potential vendors and procurement of new products. Proactively researches initiatives to reduce costs, increase product and service quality, and ensure timely delivery performance. Performs related work as directed.

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Finance, or related field required. Must have a minimum of 5 years in management and 10 years of experience in procurement and contracting departments or any satisfactory, equivalent combination of related experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities provided in job description. Current Certified Procurement Professional (CPP) certification preferred. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida Driver's License.

This position is open until filled
Salary : $79,891 - $90,567
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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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Parks and Recreation Department

Facility & Guest Attendant - Pool (Seasonal)

Under general supervision, the purpose of the position is to support public recreation activities and provide customer service involving parks, facilities, activities, pool, and programs. Employees in this classification function at entry level to perform both routine and non-routine duties as dictated by the nature of the work promoting efficient and organized operation of departmental activities. Position coordinates and oversees work, scheduling, fee collections and assists in maintaining city pool facility. Performs related work as directed. This is a seasonal position and generally scheduled between 10-30 hours per week depending on the season.  High School Diploma or GED; supplemented by a demonstrated aptitude for customer service-oriented work, and one (1) year clerical or cashiering functions and demonstrated organizational skills; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Must be available to work mornings, afternoons, evenings, and weekends with varying hours.  Staff can expect to be exposed to inclement weather conditions. 

This position is open until filled
Salary : $18.51 - $20.99
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Lifeguard (Seasonal)

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. 

This position is open until filled
Salary : $15.56 - $17.64
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Tennis Instructor

Under general supervision of the Southern Recreation Center Supervisor, the purpose of the position is to provide Tennis instruction at the City's public Tennis facilities.  Responsible for assigned tennis activities that may include tennis instruction and programs, social activities, league play, and special events.  

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE
Must have two (2) years instruction experience and a demonstrated ability to perform the administrative support and coordinating requirements of the position; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. 

LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS OR REGISTRATIONS
Must possess and maintain current CPR and First Aid Certifications.
Must possess and maintain AED for the Professional.
Must possess and maintain a valid Florida Driver's License.
Program and Lesson Certification, USPTA preferred

This position is open until filled
Salary : $29.23 - $33.19
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Recreation Leader II - Events (Part-time)

We are seeking a Recreation Leader II - Events candidate to join our team!  The purpose of the position is to assist and execute special events and recreation programs, including planning for future programs/events.  Employees in this classification perform at entry staff level and are responsible for providing a safe recreational environment for the assigned community programs, 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; selected candidate will be required to work fifteen hours a week.   

Recreation Leader II - Requires two (2) years previous experience in special events, hospitality/tourism, recreation programming, or within a similar environment.  Must possess a High School Diploma or GED. 

This position is open until filled
Salary : $16.38 - $18.57
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Public Works Department

Fleet Parts and Service Technician

Under general supervision, the Parts and Service Technician will provide support in a variety of different functions associated with the receiving, issuing, stocking, and inventorying of all fleet related parts. Duties also include acting as the resident expert and power user for in-house Fleet tracking program. Technician will support the Fleet Maintenance Shop management processes through timely parts sourcing, stocking, and inventory efforts as well as customer communications, scheduling, repair follow-up, and maintenance file management.  Essential functions will include customer service and scheduling, maintenance tracking and coordination, workflow management, and a high level of administrative organization.  Open repair orders and contact outside vendors, open purchase orders, and set up vendors as needed. Schedule preventive maintenance service and other non-disabling repairs to vehicles. 
Must possess High School Diploma or GED; supplemented by at least two years of experience in a service advisor role strongly preferred. Background as automotive/equipment mechanic or strong knowledge of the same. Computer and previous customer service experience preferred. Or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
Must possess and maintain a valid Florida Driver's License.

 

This position is open until filled
Salary : $19.75 - $22.39
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Temporary Maintenance Worker - Public Works

City of Palm Coast Public Works Department is seeking temporary worker's to join their team! Daily work activities will include, mowing, weed-wacking, 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. Preferred candidates will possess verifiable experience in mowing and general landscaping.  Duration of assignment expected, two weeks up to six months of employment with a potential of possibly being employed full-time in the future. All positions require a High School Diploma or GED. 

This position is open until filled
Salary : $16.38 p/h
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Stormwater Department

Survey Technician I

Under general supervision, the purpose of the position is to perform a wide variety of technical survey work. Employees in this classification function at an entry level to perform both routine and non-routine duties as needed. Must possess a High School Diploma or GED; supplemented by one (1) year in land survey work and demonstrated organizational skills; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida Driver's License. 

This position is open until filled
Salary : $19.75 - $22.39
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Maintenance Worker, EO1 or EO2 - Stormwater

This position will join the Stormwater Maintenance division as a member of a swale, ditch, canal, 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 I - 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 II - 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 Worker - 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. 

 

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Salary : $16.38 p/h
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Utility - Wastewater Department

Utility Systems Operator I, II, or III

The Utility Department, Wastewater division is seeking a licensed Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator to join their team!  Under supervision, the purpose of the position is to perform diagnostic and equipment control operations to regulate collection, treatment, dispersal and disposal of wastewater in the City's Utilities Wastewater Department according to the area of assignment.  Objective is to ensure effective processing of wastewater.  Based on level of experience, qualifications and education candidates may be hired as a Utility Systems Operator I, II, or III.

Utility System Operator I
Employees in this classification function at entry level, and are responsible for performing routine inspection, greasing and maintenance duties, collecting and interpreting data, collecting samples, ensuring efficient and effective operation of Wastewater facilities and equipment.  Experience with data entry, basic electric, plumbing and equipment maintenance preferred.  Must have (1) year experience in utilities or other pump-mechanical operations or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Must possess and maintain a Wastewater Treatment, Level C Operator Certification issued by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection.

Utility System Operator II
Employees in this classification function at journey level, and are responsible for performing routine and moderately complex inspection and maintenance duties, ensuring efficient and effective operation of wastewater facilities and equipment.   Position is distinguished from that of the Utility Systems Operator I, by the level of independence the employee functions in, as a result of the advanced laboring knowledge acquired through training and work experience.  Must have three (3) years' experience in utilities pump-mechanical operations; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Must possess and maintain Wastewater Treatment, Level B Operator Certification issued by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection.

Utility System Operator III
Employees in this classification function at senior level, and are responsible for performing routine and complex inspection and maintenance duties, ensuring efficient and effective operation of water facilities and equipment. Position is distinguished from that of the Utility Systems Operator II, by the level of independence the employee functions in, as a result of the advanced laboring knowledge acquired through training and work experience.  Must have a minimum of five (5) years' experience in utilities pump-mechanical operations; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.  Must possess and maintain Wastewater Treatment, Level A Operator certification issued by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida Driver's License.

 

This position is open until filled
Salary : $22.39 - $27.09
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Lift Station Mechanical Technician 1 or 2

Our Utility Department, Wastewater division is currently seeking a Lift Station Mechanical Technician 1 or 2 to join their team!  Depending on level of experience, candidates may be hired as a Lift Station Mechanical Technician 1 or Lift Station 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.

Lift Station 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.

Lift Station 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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