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Maintenance Worker, E01 or E02

This position will join the Storm water Maintenance Ditch crew and will be primarily engaged in storm water ditch installation and maintenance.  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 infrastructure development and public properties management.

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 2 - 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.

Preferred candidates will possess experience in underground utility construction as well as verifiable heavy equipment operator experience. Strong excavator operator skills and a current Class-A CDL are a plus, however in-house training can be provided. Experience operating a Menzi Muck, Kaiser, pontoon excavator, or other amphibious equipment is highly desired.

 

This position is open until filled
Salary : $15.46 - $20.10
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IT Web Design / Graphic Design Intern (College Internship)
This is an Internship Position

This internship will focus primarily on the relaunch of the City's website. The Research & Development (R&D) Division is beginning the build-out of internal pages for various departments and is looking for a creative individual with experience in graphic design. This intern will work directly with the R&D team in organizing and managing this project. The ideal candidate would be a self-starter, proactive, enthusiastic, an "out of the box" thinker, and can interact with various departments. Candidates for this internship should be proficient with adobe suite: Photoshop, Illustrator, and XD.

 

Internship period: May-August (start/end dates are flexible to accommodate final exam dates).

This position is open until filled
Salary : $14.28
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Utility System Operator or Trainee

Our Utility Department, Water division is seeking a Water Treatment Plant Operator or Trainee to join their team! Under general supervision of the Chief and Lead Operator, the purpose of the position is to perform technical work in the operation of a water treatment plant and auxiliary facilities on an assigned shift.  Performs quality control lab tests and other analysis, monthly regulatory reports and minor adjustments and repairs to plant equipment. This position requires close attention to detail, the ability to work alone on an assigned shift and in a team environment.  This person is responsible to maintain a clean safe work environment in the water treatment facility. Applicants must be able to lift 50 pounds, have a strong work ethic, and climb ladders and stairs on a routine basis. High School Diploma or GED required. FLDEP Drinking water certification or completion of an approved FDEP resident course in the study of water treatment plant operation is preferred.

 

This position closes on 12/31/2021 5:00 PM
Salary : $14.71 - $20.10
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Utility System Technician 1 or 2

City of Palm Coast, Utility Department is seeking a Utility System Technician 1 or 2 to join their team.   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 System 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 : $16.62 - $19.48
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Utility System Operator - Utility System Operator 3

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 USO, USO 2 or USO 3.

Utility System Operator
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 2
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 3
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 : $17.73 - $24.33
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Building Inspector II

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. 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. Must possess a valid Florida Driver's license.

 

This position is open until filled
Salary : $47,807 - $73,360
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Building Inspector 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. 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. Must possess a valid Florida Driver's license.
 

This position is open until filled
Salary : $51,113 - $78,434
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Mechanical Technician 1 or 2

Our Utility Department, Wastewater division is currently seeking a new employee 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' 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 a valid  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. Must possess a valid Florida Driver's license.
 

This position is open until filled
Salary : $16.62 - $20.10
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Tennis Instructor

Under general supervision of the tennis professional, 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, tennis instruction for youth programs, social activities, intra-club leagues, GVTL teams and special events.   High School Diploma or GED; supplemented by one (1) year 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. Must be able to obtain CPR, First Aid, AED upon hire, Program and Lesson Certifications. USPTA or PTR Certification Preferred.  

 

This position is open until filled
Salary : $26.29 - $29.80
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Long Range Planner

City of Palm Coast, Planning Division is seeking a Long Range Planner to join their Community Development Team. The position involves professional work in long range planning to assist senior staff with comprehensive plan maintenance, comprehensive plan review for current projects, preparing staff reports for Comprehensive Plan amendments and/or Zoning Map amendments, as well as providing technical assistance to other departments regarding demographics, transportation planning and long-range planning issues. Other duties will include assisting with the City's coordination efforts with governmental agencies such as the School District, the Regional Planning Council, and the Transportation Planning Organization.  The incumbent will also assist with the City's Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program and other grant programs as an administrator or grant writer. Palm Coast is a quickly developing master planned City that was incorporated just 20 years ago.  Successful performance of this position will require a broad knowledge of various planning issues, excellent oral and written communication skills, and an understanding of the Comprehensive Plan's role and importance in guiding a City's long-range vision. The incumbent is expected to have the flexibility to perform various tasks simultaneously. Bachelor's Degree in Planning or related field; supplemented by two (2) years professional planning experience within a similar public organization; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience 

 

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Salary : $51,113 - $57,944
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Temporary Maintenance Workers (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 : $15.00
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Temporary Maintenance Workers (Stormwater)

City of Palm Coast Stormwater Department is seeking six temporary worker's to help maintain their stormwater system ditches and easements. 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 : $15.00
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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. Objective is to ensure effective production of potable water.  Based on level of experience, qualifications and education, candidates may be hired as USO Trainee, USO 1, USO 2 or USO 3.

Utility System Operator Trainee
The purpose of the position is to receive on-the-job-training (OJT) of basic diagnostic and equipment control operations to regulate collection, treatment, dispersal and disposal of water/wastewater in the City's Utilities Department according to the area of assignment.  Employees in this classification learn how to monitor and analyze operating and processing conditions.  Ultimately, employee will be authorized to modify process controls or equipment operation to ensure proper operating conditions. Objective is to become knowledgeable in regulatory compliance rules and regulations, and to learn all applicable environmental Federal, State, and local regulatory standards.  Must have six (6) months of labor experience and a demonstrated ability to perform the physical and mathematical duties of the position; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Applicants with strong mechanical or electrical knowledge and experience are preferred. Trainee will have twenty-four (24) months from hire date to obtain and maintain Wastewater 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, greasing and maintenance duties, collecting and interpreting data, collecting samples, ensuring efficient and effective operation of Water 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 Water Treatment, Level C Operator Certification issued by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection. $17.21 - $19.51 p/h

Utility System Operator 2
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 Water Treatment, Level B Operator Certification issued by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection. 

Utility System Operator 3
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 Water Treatment, Level A 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 : $14.71 - $24.33
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Building Inspector

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. 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 or standard inspector, then ability to obtain license as outlined in job description and verification of four year's work experience in residential or commercial building, electrical, mechanical and plumbing inspection disciplines or four years residential or commercial 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). Please refer to job description for specific license requirements.

 

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Salary : $22.98 - $35.27
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Firefighter Volunteer/Intern Program

~~Benjamin Franklin often wrote about the dangers of fire and the need for organized fire protection in his newspaper The Pennsylvania Gazette.  He wanted organizations that would battle all fires, regardless of whose property was burning. So, in 1736, "The Union Fire Company" was started with 30 volunteers to band together community members with the selfless goal to protect their neighbors.

280 years after the first volunteer brigade was formed, the goal of the volunteer firefighter remains the same today as it did then, to protect their neighbors. Our Palm Coast Volunteer Fire department started in 1973 with 50 members and has always placed the needs of the community on the forefront of its mission and operation. As the needs for service increased, so did the staffing levels.  The City of Palm Coast and our Palm Coast Fire Department embraces the spirit and history of the fire service as a combination fire department which integrates 50+ volunteer members with the 57 full-time career firefighters that protect our community.

The Palm Coast Fire Department operates out of five (5) fire stations. In addition to the career staff, our current volunteer membership includes Firefighters, Fire Police and Associate members, all of whom respond to emergency medical calls and emergency management situations. Today, the PCFD handles approximately 20-25 calls per day and the call volume keeps increasing.

The newest program being instituted in the department is a Volunteer Firefighter Intern program that  provides training to willing candidates provided they dedicate time to do career "ride - alongs." This program will require the candidate to commit to learning the skills necessary to become a career firefighter.  It is expected that the candidate will enroll in the required educational programs to become a firefighter/EMT or Paramedic while volunteering.  In return, the City will give employment preference to those that are participating in this program over other, external applicants.

The Palm Coast Volunteer Fire, Inc., a not for profit membership corporation, is a Federal 501-C-3 tax exempt status. It was established to provide Palm Coast Volunteer Firefighters with leadership, volunteer representation and training to support many of its community programs and needs. The future focus of the Palm Coast Volunteers will be to enhance the training of its members and continue the support of providing that protection to our neighbors that Benjamin Franklin thought was a vital part of any community.

This position is open until filled

Flagler County residency required to apply for Firefighter Volunteer/Intern program.

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Human Resources
Phone : (386) 986-3718
Office : City Hall
160 Lake Avenue
Palm Coast, FL 32164