City of Boynton Beach

A tropical home town where the Atlantic and Florida’s Everglades meet, conveniently nestled in the coastal heart of Palm Beach County, Boynton Beach serves up waterfront dining, abundant shopping and lively entertainment. The nearby Gulf Stream brings cooling summer breezes and warm winter sunshine. 

Boynton Beach is a creative haven embracing artists, writers, entrepreneurs and dreamers. Its energetic downtown revival emanates from the busy Boynton Harbor Marina docks to the community’s historic heart and soul. 

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5 job(s) at City of Boynton Beach

City of Boynton Beach, FL Boynton Beach, Florida, United States
Jul 14, 2020
Full Time
Purpose of Classification The purpose of this classification is to perform advanced technical and professional work in analysis and implementation of information systems technology, to maintain server and networking systems, and to provide user support on hardware and software applications. Essential Functions The following duties and functions, as outlined herein, are intended to be representative of the type of tasks performed within this classification.  They are not listed in any order of importance.  The omission of specific statements of the duties or functions does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification.  Other duties may be required and assigned. Performs complex studies to identify areas for the application of information systems technologies, identification of project funds, conducting cost/benefit analysis, development of Requests for Proposals (RFP's), evaluation and award of bids, and project management of information technology implementations.  Leads projects from concept through production deployment.  Provides direction to other personnel assigned to projects. Works effectively with outside contractors, vendors and other City staff through the proposal and implementation processes. Administers various computer server and network operating systems and databases; monitors performance and capacity of systems for excessive loading problems, disk space utilization, and other operating problems; monitors and queries network and server equipment to verify proper operation and analyze results. Provides Tier 2 technical support to City employees using computer systems. Controls network operations by establishing user accounts, security levels and access rights. Diagnoses, troubleshoots, and repairs problems on computer hardware, local area networks, databases, and printers; modifies the proper functioning of the central computer system and individual user units; performs system tests on a periodic basis; makes system modifications as needed; returns defective computer equipment to manufacturer for repair or replacement. Receives and unpacks new computer shipments and checks components against purchase orders; configures and delivers computer systems; installs computer hardware systems and peripherals; installs software and utility applications on computers and network servers; configures network equipment and virtual private network (VPN) for remote user access. Installs and relocates cable drops and computer equipment as required. Adds, removes, and replaces hardware system components on network servers to increase capacity and efficiency; modifies software applications or network operating systems to remedy problems, add features or increase performance. Sets up and modifies database codes on department computer systems. Researches, evaluates, and recommends purchasing options and vendors for upgrading and replacing computer system components; compiles price quotations, prepares purchase requisitions and supporting documents. Monitors and verifies accuracy of automated backup systems on computers; performs system user file restorations as needed. Schedules archiving of system data; transfers records to permanent storage. Refers to on-line computer help, the Internet, computer manuals, technical documentation, blueprints, schematics, professional journals, and other resources in performing assigned job duties. ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS Performs the duties of the ITS Manager in his/her absence. Performs other related duties as required.   Minimum Qualifications Associate's degree in computer science, management information systems, or a closely related field; Possesses four (4) years of previous experience performing server and/or network administration duties in a multi-user environment. Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) certification for Windows Server (previous version of the certification also acceptable). Possess (or obtain within fourteen (14) days of hire) and maintain a valid State of Florida Driver's license. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Bachelor's degree in computer science, management information systems, or a closely related field. Certifications in Networking areas (Extreme, Cisco, Network +, or other networking vendor certifications), and other technical certifications (Microsoft, CompTIA, etc.). Supplemental Information COMMUNICATION COMPETENCIES The ability to clearly communicate Department and City Goals, Policies, Strategic Plans and other key information to employees and peers using multiple communication platforms including e-mail and social media. Effectively communicates with supervisor, employees, other departments, contractors, engineers, companies, vendors, outside agencies, the public, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems. Accurately and expeditiously receives and delivers messages and information to the appropriate individuals. Ability to prepare accurate and thorough written records, memos and reports. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions and to complete assigned tasks with minimal supervisory direction. Ability to understand and quickly and accurately follow brief oral and written instructions on moderately complex matters. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES   Knowledge of, and the ability to utilize formal project management, application development, and strategic planning techniques and methodologies. Knowledge of, and the ability to analyze business workflows with the intent to identify inefficiencies and recommend process improvements. Knowledge of the vendor bid process.  Ability to create and prepare documents for submission to a vendor bid process. Ability to communicate effectively in both a written and verbal manner with customers, subordinates, peers, upper management and public officials. Ability to analyze data and prepare analytical reports. Ability to analyze, troubleshoot and resolve software application/platform issues. Ability to use various software applications and functions including desktop publishing, spreadsheets, word processing, multi-media presentations, databases, mapping, graphics, flow charts, and other system software. Ability to manage and support web pages and applications, their design, and implementation. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of the work including vendors, contractors, community groups, outside agencies, public officials, City employees and management. Ability to simultaneously and effectively manage tasks, priorities and deadlines. Ability to initiate and implement administrative procedures.
City of Boynton Beach, FL Boynton Beach, Florida, United States
Jul 14, 2020
Full Time
Purpose of Classification PURPOSE OF CLASSIFICATION The purpose of this classification is to perform receptionist, clerical, and data-entry work for the Police Department, including the Red Light Camera program. Essential Functions ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS The following duties and functions, as outlined herein, are intended to be representative of the type of tasks performed within this classification.  They are not listed in any order of importance.  The omission of specific statements of the duties or functions does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification.  Other duties may be required and assigned.   Serves as receptionist at front desk of Police Department; answers telephones and forwards calls to appropriate division or staff person; greets and assists the general public;   Reviews look-out teletypes from other public safety agencies and forwards to shift commanders; sends teletype to other agencies for wanted persons arrested locally.   Performs information searches and queries on the National Crime Information Center/Florida Crime Information Center, NCIC/FCIC, computer system for active warrants, prisoners, missing persons, stolen property, driver's license history checks, property titles and other information; enters same data in system and confirms acknowledgments of arrests by other agencies.   Assists in performing quality control checks of daily computer entries in local computer system and NCIC/FCIC computer system; checks, validates and/or corrects entries; reviews and edits police reports for errors, accuracy and completeness.   Prepares log sheets of police citations, maintains hard copies of parking citations; batches tickets for submittal to Clerk of Court, submits log sheets, citations and witness lists to Clerk of Court; updates files on paid and voided tickets; forwards unpaid tickets to Clerk's Office for vehicle tag liens, transmits citation data to the state; posts court disposition information on citations and in files.       Assigns booking numbers to incoming prisoners; obtains prisoner information from arresting officer; runs criminal history and warrants checks; establishes prisoner file; coordinates transportation of prisoners to county jail.   Maintains case and court information on felony cases; forwards information to State Attorney's Office.   Posts traffic accidents on traffic transmittal log sheets and forwards to state highway department; enters case data in department computer system and forwards needed information to State Attorney's Office.   Monitors the twenty four (24) hour observation surveillance cameras for holding cell security.   Makes calls to other officers, detectives, special assignment units, and others for police assistance to include Special Weapons And Tactics, (SWAT), Informatio Technology (IT), Traffic Homicide Investigator(THI)  and Hostage NegotiationsTeam, (HNT) call outs.     Operates a variety of office equipment including telephone, typewriter, cash register, computer, teletype machine, printer, facsimile, document scanner, calculator, paper shredder, and dispatch radio.   Delivers police documents and records to other local agencies, county courthouse, and to state agencies.   Assists in the maintenance and security of police documents in accordance with Florida Schedule Retention Laws, Florida Department of Law Enforcement/Federal Bureau of Investigations (FDLE/FBI) user agreements and Florida Sunshine Laws-Florida State Statute 119.   Reviews and redacts when necessary all police related documents in accordance with Public Records Laws.   Reviews and codes all reports for FDLE/FBI Uniform Crime Reporting.   Reviews shift transmittals for errors,completeness and accuracy, maintains logs, as well as scan/attach all documents created into the Records Management System.   Coordinates with FDLE and County Court for Seal and Expungement of Records.   Coordinates background checks for Agency employment, both internal and external agencies.   Coordinates with Code Enforcement and tow companies on Curbstoning ordinance.   Coordinates Public Records Requests with City Clerk and City Departments.   Collects payment for Records Requests, Parking violations and Curbstoning violations.   May participate in Emergency Mobilization during a State of Emergency.   Assists with thelocal hearing process for Red Light Camera program including preparation of case information, scheduling and following up on cases.   Assists with preparation of case information for local hearings.   Acts as clerk for local hearings as to recording of the events that occur, and notifications to Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (DHSMV)   Responds to questions relating to Red Light Camera program and local hearings.   Works with City's camera vendor as to processing of infraction and hearing information.       ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS   Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS High school diploma or equivalent; one (1) year previous experience that includes related clerical, administrative support and customer service work.  Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver's license.  Must possess and maintain certification as a NCIC/FCIC terminal operator by the State of Florida or have the ability to obtain within one year (1) in the position and maintain the certification thereafter. Supplemental Information COMMUNICATION COMPETENCIES   Effectively communicates with supervisor, employees, other departments, contractors, engineers, companies, vendors, outside agencies, the public, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems. Accurately and expeditiously receives and delivers messages and information to the appropriate individuals.   Ability to prepare accurate and thorough written records and reports.   Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions and to complete assigned tasks with minimal supervisory direction.   Ability to understand and quickly and accurately follow brief oral and written instructions on moderately complex matters.   Ability to effectively communicate with co-workers, subordinates, management, Police Officers, Firefighters, Paramedics and the general public.     KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES (KSA's) Knowledge of the Florida and National Crime Information Center's systems, procedures and methods of accessing and inputting data. Knowledge of City and Department rules, regulations, policies and procedures. Knowledge of Florida's Public Records law(s); F.S.S. 119 as well as basic knowledge of State and Federal laws.   Skilled at paying attention to minute detail in the performance of job duties. Ability to perform addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, calculate decimals and percentages. Ability to create and maintain logs and spreadsheets. Ability to accurately, effectively, and respectfully communicate digitally, orally and in writing. Ability to accurately perform general and specific clerical and administrative functions. Ability to multitask and manage a varied workload. Ability to operate various types of office equipment. Ability to utilize Microsoft Office and other software appropriate to department functions. Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective and harmonious working relationships with all persons interacted with during the performance of duties. Demonstrated ability to achieve a high level of accuracy in the performance of duties. PHYSICAL & SENSORY REQUIREMENTS / ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS   Physical Ability :  Tasks require the ability to exert light physical effort in sedentary to light work, but which may involve some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of light weight (10 pounds). Tasks may involve extended periods of time at a keyboard or work station.   Sensory Requirements :  Some tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate sounds, visual cues or signals.  Tasks require the ability to communicate orally.   Environmental Factors : Essential functions are regularly performed without exposure to adverse environmental conditions.     The City of Boynton Beach, Florida, is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S. C. 12101 et. seq.), the City of Boynton Beach will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.  The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.    A review of this position has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties.  All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements are subject to possible modifications to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.  To perform this job successfully, the incumbent(s) will possess the abilities and aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently.  Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat of significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others.  Requirements are representative of the minimum level of knowledge, skills, and ability.  
City of Boynton Beach, FL Boynton Beach, Florida, United States
Jul 06, 2020
Full Time
Purpose of Classification The purpose of this classification is to assist management in the supervision of the maintenance, service, and repair of various types of vehicles and equipment. Reports to the Fleet Manger, and is responsible for the administration of all Fleet related services including: maintenance, repair, fuel and service contracts as well as the supervision of staff and vendors. The salary range for this position is based upon qualifications. Essential Functions The following duties are normal for this position.  The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification.  Other duties may be required and assigned.   Monitors the capital and current budget for Fleet Services and prepare variance reports.   Communicates/coordinates with vendors and City personnel regarding repair of vehicles and equipment.   Supervises Fleet Maintenance staff in the repair and servicing of vehicles and equipment and oversees the scheduling of work while monitoring for quality and productivity.   Establishes contracts/service agreements with outside Vendors. Evaluates and authorizes contracted repairs and verifies the accuracy and legitimacy of overall charges.   Establishes and monitors service agreements between fleet maintenance/customers.   Supervises the preventative maintenance program and coordinates scheduling with various divisions.   Maintains a comprehensive record system of vehicle and equipment repairs.   Prepares a variety of reports for Senior Staff and provides statistical data when required.   Prepare product specifications and order fleet specialty parts according to approved process and maintain appropriate inventory levels to ensure minimal downtime by working closely with finance/warehouse personnel.   Acts as Fleet Manager in lieu of his or her absence.   Prepares technical and administrative data and participates in projects related to the acquisition of vehicles and vehicle accessories.   Plans, prioritizes, assigns, supervises, and reviews the work of staff responsible for vehicle and equipment maintenance.   Maintains vehicle and equipment records, work orders, and reviews and verifies repairs are complete, and labor, parts, and sublet/sub-contracted charges to work orders and technicians' notes detailing work performed are accurate.   Performs random quality control checks on completed repairs and notifies vehicle repair status to departments.   Contacts departments to determine level of satisfaction of repairs performed, and communicates the maintenance of vehicles and equipment.   Develops recommendations for changes or improvements to existing standards, policies, and procedures.   Oversees garage and workshop conditions for safety concerns, and monitors condition of tools and equipment to assess need for replacement, repairs, or acquisition of new tools or equipment.   Coordinates and schedules periodic safety meetings for Fleet employees.   ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS   Supervises personnel, determines daily staffing needs/requirements, evaluates work performance, interviews prospective employees, recommends personnel actions, and completes performance reviews for assigned staff.   Determines training needs and trains personnel as required.   Completes a daily assessment of vehicles/equipment brought to Fleet for repair, prioritizes equipment repair, determines reason for any delay in repairs and notifies appropriate parties.   Delegates/monitors repair assignments and evaluates same to maximize shop productivity.   Maintains a safe and clean working environment for shop employees insures that employees practice and comply with City and Department policies, procedures and safety practices.   Keeps management informed of any potential problems or situations.   Monitors and assists in the disposal of vehicles/equipment, installation of shop tools/equipment, coordination and repair of shop tools/equipment insuring they are maintained in state of operational readiness   Contacts outside vendors for repair of vehicles and equipment and to arrange for warranty repair.   Coordinates road service calls or special needs.   Performs additional duties as needed. Minimum Qualifications High school diploma or valid equivalent. Must have ten (10) years of experience as a Fleet Mechanic, four (4) of which must be in supervisory role. Must maintain Master level Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Certification in the area of supervision (light or medium/heavy truck shop) and three (3) Emergency Vehicle Technician (EVT) Certifications if supervising the truck shop.   Must possess (or be able to obtain within seven (7) days) a valid State of Florida driver's license.   Must possess (or be able to obtain within six (6) months of hire) a valid State of Florida Commercial driver's license Class B (CDL).   Must have four (4) years of experience in operating Fleet Management and Fuel Management software. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS   Associate's Degree or higher. Supplemental Information COMMUNICATION COMPETENCIES The ability to clearly communicate Department and City Goals, Policies, Strategic Plans and other key information to employees and peers using multiple communication platforms including e-mail and social media.   Effectively communicates with supervisor, employees, other departments, contractors, engineers, utility companies, vendors, outside agencies, the public, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems.   Accurately and expeditiously receives and delivers messages and information to the appropriate individuals.   Ability to prepare accurate and thorough written records and reports.   Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions and to complete assigned tasks with minimal direction.   Ability to understand and quickly and accurately follow brief oral and written instructions on moderately complex matters.   KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES   Knowledge of applicable federal, state and local laws, ordinances, statues, regulations, rules policies and procedures.   Knowledge of principles, practices and procedures of vehicle repair and maintenance, including a wide variety of motorized equipment from small engines.   Knowledge of diesel/gasoline engines and system such as electrical hydraulic and brake.   Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions.   Knowledge of supervisory methods and techniques.   Knowledge of personnel principles and practices.   Knowledge of general office machines, computer hardware, software and peripherals.   Skilled in supervising, evaluating, training and motivating employees.   Skilled in scheduling and prioritizing manpower and projects.   Skilled in resolving day-to-day questions/problems regarding equipment, materials, methods and procedures needed to complete maintenance and repair tasks.   Ability to troubleshoot and diagnosis automotive systems, read and understand shop manuals and schematics.   Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.   Ability to establishing and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted during the course of work. PHYSICAL & SENSORY REQUIREMENTS / ENVIRONMENT FACTORS   Physical Ability :  Tasks require the regular and, at times, sustained performance of moderately physically demanding work, typically involving some combination of climbing and balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and crawling, and that may involve the lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling of moderately heavy objects and materials (50 pounds). Must be able to wear heard hat/helmet, safety glasses, goggles, safety harnesses, safety shoes, hearing protector, gloves, and welder's helmet. Exposure to noise, moving mechanical parts, vibration, dust, vapors, fumes, toxic metals, mist, gases, and smoke.     Sensory Requirements : Tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate colors or shades of colors, sounds, odor, depth, texture, and visual cues or signals.  Some tasks require the ability to communicate orally.   Environmental Factors :  Performance of essential functions may require exposure to adverse environmental conditions, such as dirt, dust, pollen, odors, wetness, humidity, rain, fumes, temperature and noise extremes, bright/dim light, machinery, vibrations, electric currents, traffic hazards, toxic agents, disease, or pathogenic substances.     The City of Boynton Beach, Florida, is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S. C. 12101 et. seq.), the City of Boynton Beach will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.  The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.    A review of this position has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties.  All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements are subject to possible modifications to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.  To perform this job successfully, the incumbent(s) will possess the abilities and aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently.  Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat of significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others.  Requirements are representative of the minimum level of knowledge, skills, and ability.  
City of Boynton Beach, FL Boynton Beach, Florida, United States
Jul 01, 2020
Full Time
Purpose of Classification The City of Boynton Beach's Police Officers are responsible for maintaining peace and safety, protecting life and property, and promoting community engagement and trust for the third largest municipality in Palm Beach County with an estimated population of approximately 75,000 residents. Boynton Beach Police Officers serve a highly diverse and multicultural community, which includes African Americans, Hispanics, French Creoles, Indigenous Americans, and Asians among its more than 75,000 residents.   Officers carry out these responsibilities by: patrolling an assigned area; responding to emergency calls; resolving conflicts; engaging in community policing and community relations, investigating crimes; rendering medical assistance; writing reports (using, software, computers, portable technology devices, and mobile data computers); handling crises or stressful situations, which may involve juveniles, the elderly, or the disabled; testifying in court; and enforcing Florida State laws and City Ordinances. Officers do this individually and sometimes as a member of a team, under direction of a supervisor. Once Officers have patrol experience they may be eligible to serve as part of a specialized unit (community policing, bicycle patrol, marine/boat patrol, motorcycle traffic enforcement, narcotics, criminal investigation, crime prevention, and others).    To accomplish this important work all Police Officers are expected to maintain their physical and mental fitness. All work is performed in accordance with City and Police Department policies and standard operating procedures. Positions Starting Annualized Salaries: Police Officer (Non-Certified): $53,983.00 Police Officer (Certified): $56,825.00   Certified Police Officer Incentive: Certified Police Officers hired with the Boynton Beach Police Department will be eligible to receive a $5,000 incentive. This incentive will be paid as follows: $2,500 upon hire. $1,500 after six (6) months of employment. $1,000 after successful completion of probation. Essential Functions KNOWLEDGE Knowledge of approved principles and practices of police work. Knowledge of applicable laws and *ordinances. Knowledge of the City of Boynton Beach's geography, physical, cultural, and social characteristics.* Knowledge of basic first aid methods, *Stop the Bleed, and *Mental Health First Aid. * This specific knowledge may be acquired during employment and is not necessary to have at the time of application. SKILLS, ABILITIES, AND OTHER CHARACTERISTICS Read and comprehend police-related technical and legal information. Document (write) incidents and actions accurately, completely, and legibly using standard forms; must also document using computer software/programs. Communicate effectively using both spoken (in English) and non-verbal methods. Visually scan a scene for potential hazards, weapons, or evidence of a threat. Willingness to challenge or confront people when necessary and justified. Evaluate and choose between conflicting alternatives with partial or incomplete information. Compare letters, numbers, words, or pictures to determine those that are the same or different. Apply prior experience and knowledge to assess a specific situation (for example, recognize criminal activity, identify evidence, recognize potential hazards or threats, etc.). Take immediate action in an emergency or evolving situation. Adapt own actions to rapidly changing conditions based on the nature of the situation. Observe, remember, and identify what is unique about individuals, vehicles, or property (such as, physical appearance, clothing, vehicle model, color, or damage, etc.). Safely operate an emergency vehicle while under various road and weather conditions. Safety and effectively use standard issued police equipment and tools. Establish control of a situation through oral commands, body language, and demeanor. Recognize and appropriately respond to citizen needs. Show compassion, emotional support, and empathy for others. Explain and educate others regarding standards of acceptable and unacceptable behavior using plain, non-offensive language. Accept responsibility for own actions. Work harmoniously with people and agencies, who you do not have control over, to achieve a common goal. Complete tasks with specified level of detail and accuracy. Maintain the level of physical conditioning, fitness, and endurance needed to perform essential duties. Maintain control of emotional reactions and impulses while taking charge of or handling a disagreeable or dangerous situation. Climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl in the pursuit of suspects and/or in crime scene investigations. Stand, walk, or run in the apprehension of suspects. Lift, carry, push or pull persons, vehicles, or property. Communicate and interact courteously and effectively with the public in all situations in which you are representing the City. Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS   Police Officer (Non-Certified) Be a United States citizen (U.S. born or naturalized). Have a high school diploma or General Education Development (GED) equivalent, which includes United States Armed Forces Institute (USAFI) tests.  Equivalence of non-U.S. education must be approved by the State of Florida's Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission. Be at least 21 years of age at time of hire and at least 19 years of age at time of application. Successfully passed the Florida Department of Law Enforcement's Basic Ability Test. Possess, or be eligible to obtain within seven (7) calendar days of hire, a valid Florida driver's license. Successfully complete any hiring process assessments. Additional training and/or certification(s) may be required as appropriate to assignment. Completed at least sixty (60) college credit hours toward an advanced two (2) year degree or higher from an accredited private or public institution with at least a documented GPA of 2.0. Substitutions for College Credit Requirements:    The college credit hours requirement may be waived for U.S. military personnel who have at least two (2) years on active duty and received a discharge under honorable conditions.   This documentation must be attached to this application. The college credit hours requirement may be waived for Boynton Beach Police Explorers participants who have completed three years in the program.   Documentation of participation beginning and ending dates must be included in the appropriate field in the Supplemental Questions in this application. PREFERRED ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS Have at least one year of experience volunteering or working with community organizations, including social or faith-based groups that show your ability to positively and effectively interact with people from a variety of cultures, languages, disabilities and socio-economic situations.   Additional information about your experience must be documented in the appropriate field in the Supplemental Questions in this application. Have at least one year of experience during which you had to establish and maintain a positive and effective relationship with others, i.e. working together as part of a team.  A dditional information about your experience must be documented in the appropriate field in the Supplemental Questions in this application. Have fluency in a language other than English, especially languages frequently used by Boynton Beach residents and visitors which include: Spanish, French Creole, Portuguese, Asian/Indo-European languages, and/or American Sign Language.   The City reserves the right to verify fluency.   MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Police Officer (Certified) Be a United States citizen (U.S. born or naturalized). Have a high school diploma or General Education Development (GED) equivalent, which includes United States Armed Forces Institute (USAFI) tests.  Equivalence of non-U.S. education must be approved by the State of Florida's Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission. Florida Department of Law Enforcement Certification  (Out-of-State Police Officer Certification will be considered with supporting training curriculum attached to this application). Be at least 21 years of age at time of hire and at least 19 years of age at time of application. Possess, or be eligible to obtain within seven (7) calendar days of hire, a valid Florida driver's license. Successfully complete any hiring process assessments. Additional training and/or certification(s) may be required as appropriate to assignment. Completed at least sixty (60) college credit hours toward an advanced two (2) year degree or higher from an accredited private or public institution with at least a documented GPA of 2.0. Substitutions for College Credit Requirements:    The college credit hours requirement may be waived for U.S. military personnel who have at least two (2) years on active duty and received a discharge under honorable conditions.   This documentation must be attached to this application. The college credit hours requirement may be waived for Boynton Beach Police Explorers participants who have completed three years in the program.   Documentation of participation beginning and ending dates must be included in the appropriate field in the Supplemental Questions in this application. Additional Minimum Requirements for Out-of-State or Federally Certified Candidates: Out-of-state or federally certified applicants also must provide verifiable proof of at least one (1) year of full-time, independent law enforcement experience within the past eight (8) years (excluding any academy training hours).   This information must be included in the Work Experience section of this application.   PREFERRED ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS Have at least one year of verifiable prior law enforcement or security experience.  This experience must be documented in the Work History section of this application. Have at least one year of experience volunteering or working with community organizations, including social or faith-based groups that show your ability to positively and effectively interact with people from a variety of cultures, languages, disabilities and socio-economic situations.   Additional information about your experience must be documented in the appropriate field in the Supplemental Questions in this application. Have at least one year of experience during which you had to establish and maintain a positive and effective relationship with others, i.e. working together as part of a team.  A dditional information about your experience must be documented in the appropriate field in the Supplemental Questions in this application. Have fluency in a language other than English, especially languages frequently used by Boynton Beach residents and visitors which include: Spanish, French Creole, Portuguese, Asian/Indo-European languages, and/or American Sign Language.   The City reserves the right to verify fluency.   Supplemental Information POST-OFFER REQUIREMENTS   Candidates who are selected for hire are first provided a "conditional offer" and are then required to successfully complete all of the following: Basic Motor Skills Test (BMST) (Non-Certified candidates only) Physical Exam Drug Screen Psychological Evaluation Comprehensive Background Investigation Computer Voice Stress Analysis (CVSA) or similar assessment tool Police Academy Training (22 weeks) (Non-Certified candidates only) Florida Department of Law Enforcement Certification (Non-Certified candidates only) Additional Post-Offer Requirements for Out-of-State or Federally Certified Candidates Equivalency of Academy Training (92 hours), which includes High Liability State Officer Certification Exam DISQUALIFYING CONDITIONS Below is a list of factors that will disqualify you from being considered for employment as a Police Officer for the City of Boynton Beach.  This is not an exhaustive list, and other factors, such as moral character, may be considered on a case-by-case basis. Moral character may include, but is not limited to, factors such as criminal activity (e.g. crimes against society, persons, or property) as well as prior work history or general life experiences. These factors are considered on a case-by-case basis which may include, among other elements, the facts of each case, your age at the time, and the number of incidents. Within the past 3 years (36 months) you must NOT have had any of the following: 8 or more points on your driving record Traffic-related suspension of your driver's license Revocation of your driver's license 4 or more moving violations Conviction or case pending for DUI, DWI, BUI, or Hit and Run Outstanding traffic warrants or current pending citations (including unpaid traffic fines) At any time, you must NOT have had any of the following: Convicted of, or pleaded guilty or nolo contendere to,  any felony offense Convicted of, or pleaded guilty or nolo contendere to, any misdemeanor offense involving perjury, making a false statement, or domestic/family violence (including abuse of any high-risk population: children, elderly, or disabled). Received less than an Honorable Discharge from any of the U.S. Armed Services. Must NOT have body art or branding (of any kind) that: Covers your head, neck, or hands.  Body art on other areas must be covered/concealed. Contains words or images depicting swear words, nudity, gang signs or affiliations, disrespect to any protected class including sexual orientation or sexual identification, or similarly offensive art.   Additional restrictions on body art, branding, scarification, or piercing may be determined at the discretion of the Chief of Police on a case-by-case basis. Within the past 12 months you must NOT have used or currently use any of the following: Tobacco products, which include, but may not be limited to: cigarettes, cigars, pipes, smokeless tobacco, e-cigarettes, vaping devices of any kind. Must NOT currently:  Be under criminal investigation or have criminal charges pending.  
City of Boynton Beach, FL Boynton Beach, Florida, United States
Jun 10, 2020
Full Time
Purpose of Classification The City of Boynton Beach is seeking an experienced and qualified professional to serve as its Fire Chief .  Boynton Beach is the third largest municipality in Palm Beach County, Florida, and the City serves a population of over 77,000 residents as well as provides mutual aid to local municipalities.   The purpose of this classification is to assume administrative and technical responsibility for the direction of personnel and activities of the Fire/Rescue Department.  Employees in this classification plan, organize, and direct the emergency and administrative needs of the department. Essential Functions The following duties and functions, as outlined herein, are intended to be representative of the type of tasks performed within this classification.  They are not listed in any order of importance.  The omission of specific statements of the duties or functions does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification.  Other duties may be required and assigned.   Directs the administrative functions of the entire department; takes responsibility for personnel, property, and operation of department; reviews and approves department policies and procedures and standard operating guidelines; takes necessary action to improve departmental operations and administrative functions.  Directs and monitors departmental budget preparation/facilitation; exercises control over expenditures; reviews revenue sources; approves purchases.  Oversees the Emergency Management functions for the City; responds to emergency calls; drives emergency vehicle.  Coordinates the City's Emergency Management plans.  Supervises, directs, and evaluates assigned staff; processes employee concerns and problems, directs work, counsels, and manages employee performance; provides overall supervision and leadership of department personnel; oversees entry level and promotional hiring and orientation; oversees departmental training.  Ensures compliance with City, County, State, and national mandates and guidelines.  Reviews all electronic and written documentation and correspondence directed to Chief's Office.  Evaluates and recommends the need for additional personnel, materials, apparatus, and supplies.  Participates in contract negotiation process; recommends union contract changes; monitors provisions of union contract; maintains positive and productive Labor-Management relations. Attends job-related meetings; provides regular staff meetings; oversees departmental Safety Team and Steering Team meetings; participates in county fire organizations; participates in state and national organizations; develops special assignments and committees.  Serves as department liaison to the community; serves as City liaison to other fire/rescue agencies; represents the City at various functions; maintains effective relationships with the media, public, and City staff.  Responds to emergency situations and serves as a Command Officer as needed.  Oversees process for development and monitoring of fire codes and ordinances.  Maintains comprehensive, current knowledge of applicable laws/regulations; maintains awareness of new procedures, technologies, trends, and advances in the profession; reads professional literature; maintains professional affiliations; attends workshops and training sessions as appropriate.  Oversees the maintenance and repairs of Fire Rescue Department buildings.  Performs other related duties as required.  KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES   Proven management and leadership skills and abilities.  Extensive knowledge of all codes, laws, rules, regulations, standards, policies and procedures relevant to department operations.  Extensive knowledge of local, state and federal laws and ordinances related to fire prevention, public safety, hazardous materials, emergency medical services, and arson investigation and the ability to apply this knowledge to varied fire control and prevention problems.  Knowledge of and the ability to develop and implement the department's annual budget.  Demonstrated comfort and experience in media relations and interactions with print and electronic media.  Knowledge of modern firefighting/emergency/rescue tactics and principles, fire investigation and prevention.  Demonstrated leadership of a department which has emphasized proactive and preventative activities, customer service, and effective performance standards.  Experience dealing with union negotiations, grievance, and arbitration processes; proven ability to build consensus in a union environment.  Skilled at applying required knowledge to improve operations and services to the customer through the application of technology, know how, and the observation of industry trends and best practices. Skilled in analyzing and evaluating information and in expressing ideas clearly when providing oral and written reports and recommendations on administrative, financial, and technical issues.  Skilled in dealing constructively with conflict.  Ability to work with people, and through people, to collaborate with others, motivate, and inspire assigned employees to good performance.  Ability to effectively supervise assigned staff and to expeditiously resolve employee issues and concerns.  Ability to develop and successfully implement long and short term plans, goals, and objectives.  Ability to organize and/or reorganize human capital allocations/assignments to achieve maximum work effectiveness.  Ability to establish, update, implement, and consistently apply policies and procedures. Ability to effectively communicate and coordinate work activities with assigned supervisors and to delegate decision making and authority to assigned supervisors where possible. Ability to successfully develop collaborative working relationships with peers and with other departments, contractors, consultants, outside agencies, and all other stakeholders.  Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's Degree in Public Administration or closely related field; supplemented by six (6) years of previous experience that includes upper level fire/rescue department administration and performing fire/rescue services. Must possess and maintain State of Florida certification as a Firefighter, Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), and Paramedic. Out-of-state candidates will have up to one year from hire to attain the aforementioned certifications. Must possess (or be able to obtain within 14 days of hire) and maintain a valid Florida driver's license.   PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Master's Degree in Public Administration or closely related field. Graduate of the National Fire Academy's Executive Fire Officer Program. Supplemental Information PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS / ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS   Physical Ability :  Tasks require the ability to exert very moderate physical effort in light work, typically involving some combination of stooping, kneeling, crouching and crawling, and which may involve some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of moderate weight (20 pounds).   Sensory Requirements : Some tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate colors or shades of colors, sounds, odor, depth, texture, and visual cues or signals.  Tasks require the ability to communicate orally.   Environmental Factors : Performance of essential functions may require exposure to adverse environmental conditions, such as odors, fumes, noise extremes, electric currents, toxic agents, violence, disease, or pathogenic substances.   The City of Boynton Beach, Florida, is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S. C. 12101 et. seq.), the City of Boynton Beach will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.  The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.    A review of this position has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties.  All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements are subject to possible modifications to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.  To perform this job successfully, the incumbent(s) will possess the abilities and aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently.  Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat of significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others.  Requirements are representative of the minimum level of knowledge, skills, and ability.