City of Haines City
  • Public Works
  • Haines City, FL, USA
  • 14.6410 to 20.6200
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

**Position Open Until Filled**

 

The City of Haines City is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applicants for all positions equally without regard to their race, sex, age, color, religion, creed, national origin, veteran status or any other legally protected status. The City of Haines City is a Drug-Free Workplace. Applicants who successfully complete the initial screening process will be required to complete a pre-employment drug screen and physical. Police Department applicants will also be required to take a Polygraph Examination. All information provided by an applicant will be verified for truthfulness and accuracy if a conditional offer of employment is made. Applications and other submitted documents are consider public record.

POSITION FUNCTION:

Under the direction of the Public Works Operations Manager, performs duties necessary to support the daily operations of the Solid Waste Division to ensure the proper planning and management of garbage pick-up services and recycling initiative, and customer service requests. Responsible for a variety of field and administrative office work to coordinate with the Code Compliance Division to enforce the City's Code of Ordinances regarding solid waste, right-of-way and environmental regulations and violations. Performs duties necessary to achieve Department and Organizational goals, objectives, and investigative responses and initiatives

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:


1. Performs duties necessary to support the daily operations of the Solid Waste Division to ensure the proper planning and management of garbage pick-up services and recycling initiative, and customer service requests. Performs duties necessary to coordinate with the Code Compliance Division to enforce the City's Code of Ordinances regarding solid waste, right-of-way and environmental regulations and violations. Responsible for facilitating community relations. Maintains sound knowledge of modern code enforcement principles and techniques.
2. Assists with vendor contracts for residential and commercial garbage pick-up, recycling and street sweeping operations. Responsible for exceptional customer service.
3. Assists with tracking of the Solid Waste Division's annual budget. Responsible for expenditures necessary and required to complete Division projects; the procurement of goods and services.
4. Assists with the recovery debris planning and management. Responsible for providing appropriate community referral services, and assist with the city clean-up projects.
5. Provides staff assistance to the Public Works Director for departmental projects and special assignments. Assists and coordinate with the Police Department in reporting pot holes, and street light outage to Transportation Division. Responsible for representing the City on Solid Waste related advisory boards and meetings, and programs.
6. Performs duties necessary to respond to and resolve customer complaints; and to assist Code Compliance officers in the performance of their duties. Duties include conducting research relating to property ownership, permits, codes and laws. Writes reports and ensures timeliness of reports, inspections and utilize computer equipment and software programs. Maintains confidential information.
7. Performs additional duties as assigned.

MACHINES, TOOLS, EQUIPMENT AND WORK AIDS:
(The following list is intended to provide an example and is not to be construed as a comprehensive or complete catalog. The list does not include and does not supersede any requirements with respect to safety or protective equipment, uniform, apparel, gear or apparatuses required for the performance of any duties described herein.)
Computer, keyboard, software, telephone, 10-key or calculator, facsimile, copier, maps; plans; blue prints; schematics; mobile technology (e.g. smart boards, iPads, smart phones, etc.), hardhat, vehicle, etc.

ENVIRONMENT:
Duties are performed primarily within an outdoor environment or setting. Possible exposure to electrical and chemical hazards; vibration; loud noise; inclement weather; and dust, allergens and mold.


KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:

  • Required knowledge and experience is normally obtained through the completion of a curriculum resulting in either a High School Diploma or GED, and three (3) to five (5) years' work related experience are required. An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job may be considered, unless otherwise subject to any requirements set forth in law or regulation.
  • Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) certification is preferred. Work experience may be substituted for preferred certification.
  • Florida Association of Code Enforcement (FACE) certifications and FEMA Incident Command System training desired.
  • Work requires the ability to read letters, memos, contracts, professional and industry literature, spreadsheets and other job-related analysis.
  • Ability to perform or learn basic mathematical equations in the performance of tasks and projects.
  • Work requires the ability to write letters, memos, and contracts.
  • Work is widely varied, involving analyzing and evaluating many complex and significant variables.
  • Must be able to monitor and assess operations, workload, projects, and vendor performance.
  • Should be competent in the use of Microsoft Excel, Word and Power Point software.
  • Must be able to research, compile and analyze data, and then present findings to management in an acceptable format.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with City employees, other Federal, State and local governmental representatives, contractors, consultants, vendors, media and the general public is essential.
  • Must exhibit attention to detail, accuracy, and safety.
  • Must be able to communicate and present oneself in a professional manner.
  • Ability to read maps, blue prints and schematics.
  • Ability to read, interpret and follow technical information, directives, manuals, memos, reports and other work related materials.
  • Ability to work under high demands, short time constraints, and pressure of a fast paced work environment.
  • Individual must understand practical application of NIMS/ICS principles and tactics as they relate to the code compliance and apply safety techniques within a field and office setting.
  • Must be able to use various software applications such as Microsoft Office, Power DMS, and IWORQ-code enforcement program. Individual has the ability to use a calculator, telephone, copier, facsimile and scanner.
  • Conduct daily and monthly inspections maintaining equipment cleanliness and operational readiness, perform inspection and re-inspections for compliance of City's Code of Ordinance.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must possess a Valid Florida Class E driver's license.
  • Must pass applicable pre-employment testing and background and credit checks.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT:

This position may be required to report for work when a declaration of emergency has been declared in Polk County.

 

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