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Community Development Department

Community Development Director

The City of Palm Coast is seeking an experienced, innovative leader who can think strategically and thrive in a collaborative and problem-solving environment. The Community Development Director will be passionate about planning for the future of Palm Coast and fostering development that helps meet the cities vision.  This position articulates expectations, develops strategy, analyzes, and evaluates results to drive improvements to the City's development processes. They will lead and inspire a team of dedicated planners, building officials, code enforcement officials, and professional staff.  Develops strategies to advance City Council key initiatives and priorities related to improving the perception of the City's business friendliness, while maintaining the City's high standards for the built environment. This position will also foster interdepartmental relationships and external partnerships to further some of these key initiatives.  Requires a Bachelor's Degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, or related field; supplemented by more than eight (8) years professional experience in the field, to include four (4) years within a supervisory/management capacity; or demonstrate an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida Driver's License.  

This position is open until filled
Salary : $106,238 - $182,015
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Finance Department

Senior Accountant

Under general direction from the Chief Accountant, the purpose of the job is to perform moderately complex accounting work according to generally accepted standard accounting principles, established procedures, departmental guidelines, and regulatory requirements applicable to the work.  Employees in this job classification function at journey professional level to accomplish assigned functions according to established schedules, calendars, projects, and programs of the department. This position will work with departments to assist with annual budgeting, capital project tracking, and other accounting questions/issues.  Work includes researching and collecting data, preparing clear and concise financial reports, and monitoring expenditures and revenues of assigned divisions and/or departments.  Performs related work as directed. Bachelor's degree in accounting with a minimum of five (5) years responsible experience in the field or combination of education and experience. Local government accounting experience required. Must possess a valid Florida Driver's license. 

 

This position is open until filled
Salary : $79,891 - $101,243
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Fire Department

Volunteer Firefighter/Volunteer Firefighter Intern/Volunteer Fire Police

Are you enthusiastic about becoming part of the devoted volunteer team at Palm Coast Fire Department? We are actively seeking individuals who are dedicated to serving our community. Various volunteer roles are available to include, firefighter intern, and fire police.  If you have a strong desire to make a positive impact by assisting others, we invite you to complete our application process. Taking this step is the initial move towards joining our team and embarking on an exciting and fulfilling journey with Palm Coast Fire Department. 

This position is open until filled
Salary : The Volunteer/Intern program is not a paid position.
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Parks & Recreation Department

Recreation Leader II/Events - (Part-time)

We are seeking a Recreation Leader 11/Events candidate to join our team!  The purpose of the position is to assist and execute special events and recreation programs, including planning for future programs/events.  Employees in this classification perform at entry staff level and are responsible for providing a safe recreational environment for the assigned community programs, youth activities and/or special events provided by the city.  Employee works with independence and initiative within established policies and procedures.  Performs other duties as dictated by the nature of the program.  Must possess and maintain, or be able to obtain, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), First Aid, & AED certifications. This is a part-time position; selected candidate will be required to work fifteen hours a week.   

Recreation Leader II - Requires two (2) years previous experience in special events, hospitality/tourism, recreation programming, or within a similar environment.  Must possess a High School Diploma or GED. 

 

This position is open until filled
Salary : $16.39 - $18.58
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Recreation Coordinator - (Marketing & Events)

Under executive direction, the purpose of the position is to enhance the Departments vision and goals along with development of a comprehensive communications and marketing strategy across various multimedia channels. This position leads the communications & marketing plans in development of content and dissemination of that content to promote the Departments, programs, events, and facilities use vision and goals and promote the City of Palm Coast as a positive place to live, work, and play. This position serves as the Public Information Officer and liaison between the Parks and Recreation Department and the citizens, business community, and media. Position is responsible for drafting and releasing a wide variety of news releases, annual reports, website content, newsletters, and informational brochures. Works closely with Community Recreation Supervisor in executing special events. Must possess a bachelor's degree in Leisure Services, Marketing, Recreation, Communications, or related field; supplemented by two (2) years progressively responsible experience in the development and implementation of public relations programs and activities within a similar organization; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

 

This position closes on 4/24/2024 5:00 PM
Salary : $56,943 - $64,552
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Summer Camp Counselor 1 or 2 - (Seasonal)

Our Parks & Recreation Department is seeking Summer Camp Counselors to join their team!  Depending on level of experience candidates may be hired as a Camp Counselor 1 or Camp Counselor 2.  Under direction, the purpose of the position is to organize, supervise and lead student recreation activities for seasonal youth camps. Employees in this classification perform at entry staff level and are responsible for providing a safe recreational environment for the assigned community programs, youth activities and/or special events provided by the city. Employee works with independence and initiative within established policies and procedures.

Camp Counselor 1 - requires, in addition to above, (1) yr. previous exp. in childcare, day camp, youth recreation or camp program, within a similar recreational or educational environment starting at $15.56 - $17.64 p/h.

Camp Counselor 2 - requires, in addition to above, (2) yrs. previous exp. in childcare, day camp, youth recreation, or camp program within a similar recreational or educational environment starting at $16.39 - $18.58 p/h. 

Must possess a High School Diploma or GED. Candidates are required to possess and maintain current CPR, First Aid, & AED certifications. City of Palm is offering In-house training and certifications to include certifications in; CPR, First Aid, and AED. Training will begin in May.  Must be available to work mornings, afternoons, evenings, and weekends with varying hours.


 

This position is open until filled
Salary : $15.56 - $18.58
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Recreation Leader 1 or 2

We are seeking energetic and motivated candidates that have knowledge of sports, games, arts, and crafts and can spend the year engaging children in youth and adult athletic programs.  Depending on level of experience, candidates may be hired as Recreation Leader 1 or 11.  The purpose of the position is to organize, supervise, and lead student recreation activities and/or athletics programs.  Employees in this classification perform at entry staff level and are responsible for providing a safe recreational environment for the assigned community programs, summer camps, youth activities and/or special events provided by the city.  Employee works with independence and initiative within established policies and procedures.  Performs other duties as dictated by the nature of the program.  Must possess and maintain, or be able to obtain, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), First Aid, & AED certifications. This is a part-time position. 

Recreation Leader 1 requires, in addition to above, (1) yr. previous exp. in childcare, day camp, youth recreation or camp program, within a similar recreational or educational environment starting at $15.56 - $17.64 p/h.  Must possess a High School Diploma or GED preferred.  

Recreation Leader II requires, in addition to above, (2) yrs. previous exp. in childcare, day camp, youth recreation, or camp program within a similar recreational or educational environment starting at $16.39 - $18.58 p/h. Must possess a High School Diploma or GED. 

 

This position is open until filled
Salary : $15.56 - $18.58
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Planning Department

Planner

Our Community Development department is seeking a Planner to join their team! This position has a variety of many engaging and exciting opportunities for a Planner to experience. The position involves professional work to assist with the update of our 2050 Comprehensive Plan, land use amendments, Master Plan Developments, housing programs, code modifications as well as current development planning work. Other duties will include assisting with the City's coordination efforts with governmental agencies such as the School District, local agencies, and the Regional Planning Council. This position will require flexibility to perform various tasks simultaneously, broad knowledge of various planning concepts, excellent oral and written communication skills, and an understanding of the Comprehensive Plan's role and importance in guiding the City's long-range vision. Must possess a 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. 

 

This position is open until filled
Salary : $56,943 - $80,000
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Public Works Department

Maintenance Worker, E01, or E02

Our Public Works Department is currently seeking a Maintenance Worker, EO1, or EO2 to join their team!  Daily work activities include, mowing, weeding, landscaping 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. 

Maintenance Worker - Must possess a minimum of two (2) years responsible 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 11 - Must possess three (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.  

All positions require a High School Diploma or GED and a valid Florida Driver's license.   Prefers candidates with verifiable experience in mowing and landscaping and working with prison inmate crews.   

 

This position is open until filled
Salary : $17.21 - $22.39
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Public Works Department

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 : $16.38 p/h
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Stormwater Department

Maintenance Worker, E01 or E02 (Stormwater Maintenance - Swale, Ditch or Pipe Crew)

This position will join the Stormwater Maintenance division as a member of a swale, ditch, or pipe maintenance crew.  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 stormwater system. 

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 11 - 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.

Strong heavy equipment operator skills, underground utilities experience, and a current Class-A CDL are preferred, however in-house training can be provided.

 

This position is open until filled
Salary : $17.21 - $22.39
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Temporary Maintenance Workers (Stormwater)

City of Palm Coast Stormwater and Engineering Department is seeking temporary workers to help maintain the city stormwater system. Daily work activities will include manual labor and equipment operation directed towards swale, pipe, ditch, and canal maintenance projects. Preferred candidates will possess verifiable experience in general maintenance work and heavy equipment operation. Possession of a current Class A or Class B CDL is a definite plus. Duration of assignment is variable but staff in this position will have the opportunity to learn new skills and techniques as they relate to the maintenance of our city stormwater system while also being provided an opportunity for hands-on, real world evaluation towards potential full-time status as those openings arise. This position is perfect for those who would like more exposure to city maintenance operations and to gain more relevant work experience. Staff can expect to be exposed to inclement weather, hazardous wildlife, and difficult environmental conditions on a regular basis. All positions require a High School Diploma or GED. 

 

This position is open until filled
Salary : $16.38 p/h
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Stormwater & Engineering Department

Maintenance Worker, E01, or E02 - (Canal Maintenance Crew).

This position will join the Stormwater Maintenance division as a member of our canal maintenance crew. This crew is tasked with weir and pump station maintenance, headwall maintenance and repair, boat ramp maintenance and repair, SCADA system operation and maintenance, mowing and vegetation removal, and oversight of contractors engaged in aquatic weed spraying and harvesting. 

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 responsible 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 11 - 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.

Strong heavy equipment operator skills, mowing and landscaping experience, airboat operator experience, and a current Class A CDL are preferred, however in-house training can be provided. 

This position is open until filled
Salary : $17.21 - $22.39
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Equipment Specialist - (Stormwater Maintenance)

Under general supervision, the purpose of the position is to perform skilled work involving the routine maintenance and repair of equipment, machinery, and tools associated with the Stormwater Maintenance division.  Employee performs complex repair and maintenance work and provides daily operational support through equipment transport and relocation using a lowboy tractor-trailer. This position also supports maintenance staff with mechanical repair and troubleshooting needs associated with our canal weir control structures and stormwater pumping station. Preferred candidates will possess past experience in small engine maintenance and repair to include various EETC (Equipment and Engine Training Council) certifications.

Must possess a High School Diploma or GED; supplemented by five (5) years responsible experience in both small and heavy equipment preventative maintenance and repair; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Must posses a current Class A CDL (or the ability to obtain within 9 months of hire).

 

This position is open until filled
Salary : $22.75 - $25.79
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Utility Department

Utility Director

The City of Palm Coast is a dynamic and forward-thinking organization committed to delivering high-quality utility services to our community. We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced professional to join our team as the Director of Utility. The ideal candidate should be politically astute with the demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with staff, contractors, elected officials, and the public. They will possess knowledge of city ordinances, policies, and procedures associated with City government, as well as considerable knowledge of state and federal policies and regulations as they relate to the utility department and its functions. The selected individual will have extensive budget and capital project experience. Requires a bachelor's degree in a related field is desired; master's degree is preferred. A minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible experience OR any equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge and skills will also be considered.

 If you are a strategic thinker with a proven track record in utility management, we invite you to apply and be part of our dedicated team.

 

This position is open until filled
Salary : $110,000 - $160,000
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Utility - (Water Distribution) Department

Utility System Technician 1 or 2

Our Utility Department, Water Distribution division is seeking a Utility System Technician 1 or 2 to join their team!  Depending on level of experience candidates may be hired as UST 1 or UST 2.  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 Systems 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 : $18.51 - $21.69
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