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Nestled between St. Augustine, the Nation's oldest city, and the World Center of Racing in Daytona Beach, Palm Coast is a Florida paradise – situated on 70 miles of saltwater and freshwater canals and the Intracoastal Waterway and just minutes from pristine Atlantic Ocean beaches. Vibrant lifestyle and the natural environment go hand-in-hand here. The City offers a dozen beautiful parks, 100 miles of connecting trails and paths for walking/bicycling, abundant fishing and boating, a year-round Running Series, and world-class tennis and golf. Lined with historic oaks, towering pines and indigenous vegetation, Palm Coast’s parks and trails showcase the splendid elegance of the native Florida landscape. The City’s respect for the environment continues to be recognized as the City is designated a Tree City USA and a Florida Green City-Gold Standard by the Florida Green Building Coalition. Palm Coast is a well-designed community in Northeast Florida offering a variety of attractions, activities and amenities that give visitors and newcomers an "authentic Florida" experience. Palm Coast is the closest I-95 exit to Florida’s beaches, and the area’s gorgeous wide beaches are not overly crowded or developed.

Please remember that only applicants that meet minimum qualification for the position will be considered for City employment. All applicants, at the time an interview is scheduled, will be asked to provide proof of diplomas, degrees, current licenses and certifications. We are pleased that you have chosen to explore employment opportunities with the City of Palm Coast and we wish you well in your search for employment.

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Public Works Director

The City Manager is seeking a Public Works Director who will take the City's efforts to the next level and fulfill City Council's goals and the citizens expectations for maintaining our City's infrastructure and assets. The individual will be outgoing, personable and have excellent communication skills. He/she should be a strategic thinker who is not limited to past practices and widely accepted ideas.
 
The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Construction, Architecture, Business Administration or related field, Master's preferred. The possession of General Contractor's certificates are highly desirable. He/she will have progressively responsible and broad experience in all aspects of public works and has demonstrated a track record of successfully implementing process improvement and delivering exceptional customer service; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
 

This position is open until filled
Salary : $92,585.00 - $142,072.00
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Code Enforcement Officer

Under general supervision, the purpose of the position is to enforce codes, ordinances and related regulatory requirements for the general public and business entities within the City. Employee functions at entry level to investigate complaints and provide recommendations to resolve any complaints concerning code violations. Position provides technical support and/or assistance to employees, the general public and property owners as necessary. Work includes performing routine patrols of assigned areas and issuing warnings and citations for violations.  Prepares cases for presentation and testifies as necessary.  High School Diploma or GED is required; supplemented by (2) years responsible experience in code/law enforcement inspection, planning, zoning or related field or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

 

This position closes on 5/22/2019 5:00 PM
Salary : $18.87 - $21.40
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Chief Development Officer

The Chief Development Officer is a leadership position and is responsible for overseeing and directing government operations related to growth.  Responsible for code enforcement, building and planning work groups, the ideal candidate will establish and foster a customer-friendly and efficient culture to serve the building and development community.

Bachelor's degree in Urban Planning or related field, supplemented by more than eight (8) years professional experience with at least four (4) in a supervisory or management capacity or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

 

This position is open until filled
Salary : $92,585.00 - $142,072.00
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Chief Innovation Officer

The Chief Innovation Officer (CIO) is a leadership position and is responsible for deploying technology across an array of departments and services to improve government operations and positively impact the quality of life for the City of Palm Coast. The Chief Innovation Officer provides the City Manager with support for unifying leadership and vision in the strategic direction, implementation and management of the City's external information technology (IT) program and budget, including the maximization of the City's FiberNet network. The CIO advises the City Manager on all Smart City IT and external IT-related programs and projects issues.  

Bachelor's degree in Information Systems Management, Computer Science, Business Management, Public Administration, Data Processing, Engineering or related field. Master's Degree in Business Administration or related information systems field preferred. Minimum of 8 years of professional experience in information technology, with five years of direct personnel management and at least four of which are in a senior leadership role. Certification as Government Chief Information Officer preferred.

This position is open until filled
Salary : $92,582 - $142,072
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Planner/Senior Planner

City of Palm Coast is currently seeking a Planner or Senior Planner to join their team. The position involves professional work to serve as project manager for residential, commercial, and other land use development applications with responsibilities spanning the full spectrum of current planning functions encountered by a quickly developing City.  Successful performance of the Planner/Senior Planner work will require extensive professional technical background as well as skills in reviewing and processing development related applications such as re-zonings, subdivisions, master plans and technical site plan applications. Previous experience in housing or community development programs is beneficial. Bachelor's Degree in Planning or related field; supplemented by two (2) years or four (4) years of professional planning experience within a similar public organization; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

This position is open until filled
Salary : $49,625.00 - $87,137.00
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Swim Instructor

It is that time of year again! We are gearing up for a busy summer.  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 are responsible for monitoring planning, coordinating and teaching learn-to-swim and water safety courses. Employee assists in maintaining pool and surrounding facility area. Objective is to ensure safety and general welfare of the general public engaging in all swimming activities through instructing patrons. High School Diploma or GED (or current student); 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 YMCA Water Safety Instructor's (WSI) Certification, current CPR, First Aid and AED Certifications. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida Driver's License.  

This position is open until filled
Salary : $13.56 - $15.37
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Project Coordinator or Project Manager

The City of Palm Coast is seeking an experienced project coordinator/manager to provide a broad variety of support and management of stormwater engineering activities. Under administrative direction, the purpose of the position is to oversee, coordinate, assist and manage various stormwater engineering activities associated with stormwater programs and projects. The successful candidate will perform at entry-/mid-management level, and be responsible for coordinating/managing the projects and program development, design, construction, inspection administration activities. This position will work with the City's Stormwater Engineer to help ensure the successful implementation of the City's Stormwater Program including coordination, scheduling, managing, and oversight of consultant, contractor, and City staff efforts associated with the City's Infrastructure and MS4 permitting programs.

Requirements for Project Coordinator

Associate's Degree in Engineering, Architecture, Construction Management or related field; supplemented by three (3) years progressively responsible professional experience in the design, construction, inspection or project coordination/management of architecture, engineering, building, site development, stormwater, utility or roadway design and/or construction, or a closely related field; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. 

Requirements for Project Manager

Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Architecture, Construction Management or related field; supplemented by five (5) years progressively responsible professional experience in the design, construction, inspection or project management of architecture, engineering, building, site development, stormwater, utility or roadway design and/or construction, or a closely related field; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Preferred Certifications:
Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.
Engineering Intern License (E.I.T)

Must possess and maintain a valid Florida Driver's License.

 

This position is open until filled
Salary : $49,625.00 - $60,175.00
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Lifeguard (Seasonal)

The City of Palm Coast is gearing up for the summer season.  We are presently seeking Lifeguards to join our team.  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 general public engaging in all swimming activities through guarding and instructing patrons. Current enrollment in High School or GED program required, High School Diploma or GED from accredited school PREFERRED; 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 Certification, AED for the professional and must demonstrate the ability to swim 200 yards freestyle in under three (3) minutes; Water Safety Instructor Certification (WSI) Preferred.

This position is open until filled
Salary : $13.56 - $15.37
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Utility Systems Operator - Utility Systems Operator 3

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  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 : $16.72 - $23.03
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Project Coordinator or Project Manager - (Transportation)

City of Palm Coast is seeking an experienced Project Coordinator/Manager to assist with Capital Improvement Projects. Under administrative direction, the purpose of the position is to oversee and manage capital improvement construction and engineering activities. The work of an employee in this class with a primary focus on the coordination of transportation safety and capacity improvement projects. Employees in this classification perform at entry/mid-management level, and are responsible for coordinating/managing the project development, design, construction, inspection and contract administration activities involving the review and evaluation engineering plans and specifications in support of the implementation of the City's Capital Improvement Projects. The objective is to ensure development through departmental application of all applicable Federal, State and local codes and standards and contractual provisions.

Requirements for Project Coordinator 
Associate's Degree in Engineering, Architecture, Construction Management or related field; supplemented by three (3) years progressively responsible professional experience in the design, construction, inspection or project coordination/management of architecture, engineering, building, site development, stormwater, utility or roadway design and/or construction, or a closely related field; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.  

Requirements for Project Manager 
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Architecture, Construction Management or related field; supplemented by five (5) years progressively responsible professional experience in the design, construction, inspection or project management of architecture, engineering, building, site development, stormwater, utility or roadway design and/or construction, or a closely related field; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. 

Preferred Certifications:

Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.

Must possess and maintain a valid Florida Driver's License.

This position is open until filled
Salary : $49,625.00 - $81,455.00
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Plans Examiner
Under direction, the purpose of the position is to review and analyze construction plans and specifications for permitted construction projects, to include structural, electrical, plumbing, HVAC, mechanical, and engineering construction of residential, commercial and multi-family construction for compliance of appropriate building codes regulating building construction, alterations and repairs. Essential functions include reviewing various records, plans, specifications, and documentation relating to plans review for residential, commercial and multi-family construction for conformance with the Florida Building Code, and other national and local codes and ordinances.

Applicant must possess and maintain a Standard Certificate as a plans examiner with single and double endorsement in trade of choice to include building, mechanical, plumbing, electrical, and one and two family dwelling, as approved by the Building Official, issued by the Florida Building Code Administration and Inspection Board as well as previous experience in the completion of plans examining.  Associate's Degree with major course work in engineering or architecture and five (5) yrs. exp. as a contractor or superintendent of construction; or an equivalent combination of training and experience required.  Prefers candidates with (7) yrs. exp.  Must possess or obtain, a valid Florida Driver's License.
 
 
This position is open until filled
Salary : $22.62 - $25.24 / per hour
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Phone : (386) 986-3718
Office : City Hall
160 Lake Avenue
Palm Coast, FL 32164