The City (35,000) is located on the Atlantic Ocean south of West Palm Beach/Palm Beach. Lake Worth is a full-service city with 340 full-time and part-time employees and an all fund annual budget of $196 million. The City is a dynamic beach and arts oriented organization reinventing itself post 2000’s recession. In addition to the usual general governmental functions, the City operates an electrical power generation plant, transmission system, along with water, sewer and regional sewer utilities. Police and fire services are provided through contracts with other entities.
Lake Worth operates under a council/manager form of government. The City Commission consists of a Mayor elected at-large and four City Commissioners elected by district in non-partisan elections. The current members of the City Commission have a very strong commitment to good government, transparency in government, citizen involvement and input to the governing process, financial stability/sustainability.
The City of Lake Worth invites qualified individuals to apply for the position for Combined Control Room Operator.
This position is based on a 40 hour work week with a starting hourly pay range of $31.29-$32.56. This position is part of International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Union (IBEW). Working out of the Utilities Building located at 1900 2nd Avenue North, Lake Worth, FL 33460.
In addition, this position offers:
This is skilled work in the continuous surveillance, operation and control within established parameters to insure the safe, efficient and environmentally acceptable operation of high pressure boilers, turbines, generators, pumps, fans, transformers, electrical systems and all related power plant equipment; general and limited technical overseeing is received from the Shift Leader.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Graduate from high school or GED. Must be able to read and write in the English language. Must be able to follow oral and written instructions. Must communicate clearly and politely. (1) Year experience as a Control Center Operator.
PROCEDURE FOR APPLYING:
Interested parties should forward a completed application packages to:
City of Lake Worth
Attn: Human Resources
7 N. Dixie Highway
Lake Worth, FL 33460
Or visit our website at: City of Lake Worth, Florida
Each application package should include the following:
Resume of previous work experience and cover letter summarizing relevant experience
City of Lake Worth Application
Please note incomplete applications will not be considered. Applications will be received until the position is filled. Submission of an application does not guarantee the applicant an interview.
Applicants for employment who become candidates for available employment positions should note employment is contingent upon satisfactory completion of all reference checks and pre-employment physical satisfaction. Upon request, information on the nature and scope of an inquiry will be provided under FS 119.
Furthermore, most of the job classifications within the City of Lake Worth workforce are covered by Collective Bargaining Agreements with the Public Employees Union (PEU), Professional Managers and Supervisors Association (PMSA), and International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW). Consistent with Chapter 447 of the Florida Statutes, a bargaining unit employee has the right to join or not join the union. However, the Union is not obligated to represent a non-member.