The City of Lake Worth invites qualified individuals to apply for the position of SHIFT LEADER.
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.
This position is part of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) based on a 40 hour work week with an hourly pay of $37.78. This position will work out of the Utilities Building located at 1900 2nd Avenue North, Lake Worth, FL 33460.
This is a Safety Sensitive position. Assumes the responsibility for the safe, efficient and environmentally acceptable operation and overseeing of an electrical power generating plant on an assigned shift. Provide leadership and the ability to build and maintain an effective/cooperative employee team. Acts as Safety Officer for his/her shift.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
All employees on assigned shift.
QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
Graduation from a recognized high school or possession of a recognized equivalent certification. A minimum of two (2) years of satisfactory performance, evaluations and experience as a Shift Leader Relief. Minimum training and experience may be waived if no qualified candidates apply.
Must be able to read, write and speak English.
Ability to perform mathematical calculations which pertain to power factor; KVA, MVA, etc.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
Valid current Florida driver's license.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to walk. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; and risk of electrical shock. The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and extreme heat. The employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
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: www.lakeworth.org
Each application package should include the following:
Resume of previous work experience and cover letter summarizing relevant experience
City of Lake Worth Application
Applicants for positions with the City of Lake Worth should know and be aware of the following:
Please note incomplete applications will not be considered. Applications will be received until the position is filled.
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.