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Updated: September 11, 2014 at 4:10 pm by Jeff Shain

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Notice of Vacancies

Head Mechanic – Vehicle Maintenance FT - $37,456
Supervisory and highly skilled mechanical and lead work in the repair and maintenance of gasoline and diesel powered and related public safety (fire/rescue) equipment. 
Requirements
-Experience in all types of automotive repair and maintenance,
-Knowledge and experience with tools and equipment needed for major and minor repairs of diesel motors and diesel powered equipment.
- Knowledge and experience with hydraulic systems, especially those employed in diesel powered Public Safety equipment,
-Ability to perform both gas and arc welding, including knowledge of various metals, heat ranges applicable to welding various metals, and proper rods to be used for various metals
-Knowledge of Fleet Management procedures and computerized systems.
Licenses
-Valid Florida Commercial Driver’s license with safe driving record with no more than 3 points off license,
-Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Certification in engine repair and/or electrical systems, air conditioning and brakes,
 
Graduation from high school or equivalent recognized certification, completion of a two (2) year technical/vocational automotive repair program; five (5) years of experience in the repair, maintenance and servicing of diesel motors and diesel powered emergency equipment, including experience in all types of automotive repair and maintenance.  Two (2) years of supervisory experience in the automotive industry or any equivalent combination of related training and experience.

Park Maintenance Technician – Facilities Maintenance – FT $20,738
Maintenance of grounds, fields and parks.  Knowledge of grounds/landscape maintenance preferred.
Requirements:
High School Diploma or acceptable equivalency,
Valid Florida Driver’s with safe driving record – no more than 3 points off of license for infractions.

Custodian – Facilities Maintenance – FT $18,969.60
Housekeeping type maintenance of Emergency Operations Center, Administrative Annex and Health Department.  Work involves routine tasks such as sweeping, scrubbing, dusting, polishing floors, washing walls, cleaning restrooms, windows, walks and fixtures; does related work as may be required.
Requirements:
High School Diploma or acceptable equivalency,
Valid Florida Driver’s with safe driving record – no more than 3 points off of license for infractions.

Planner - $36,365 annually - Performs technical reviews of building permit applications and development proposals for zoning and land use consistency; provides flood zone information; provides GIS assistance; prepares staff reports; provides assistance to the public with planning, zoning, flood zone and other land use matters. Graduation from an accredited 4 year college or university with a Bachelor=s Degree in Planning or closely related field with some experience in planning preferred.   Comparable training and experience may be substituted for degree requirement.  Sample of a written work product must be submitted with employment application.  Must have valid Florida Driver’s License with no more than 3 points off for infractions.  Okeechobee County is an EEO and Drug Free Workplace.

Code Enforcement Officer – $28,707 annually
Technical work investigating violations of the County Code of Ordinances.  Position enforces County ordinances, including nuisances, zoning, building and licensing regulations; performs clerical duties including maintenance of official and administrative records; handle public requests and complaints.
Graduation from HS/equivalent with one year experience in municipal or county code enforcement, building construction, building inspection or related field required; must have Florida Association of Code Enforcement (F.A.C.E.) Level I Code Enforcement Certification and ICC Housing Rehabilitation Inspector Certification or ability to acquire within two (2) years of initial employment.  Must have valid Florida Driver’s License with no more than three points off license for infractions.  Okeechobee County is an EEO and Drug Free Workplace.

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Although resumes are accepted, an Okeechobee County employment application must be completed and submitted to:
Okeechobee County Courthouse
304 NW 2nd Street – Room 104
Okeechobee, FL   34972
 

A pre-employment background check will be conducted.
Okeechobee County is an EOE/Drug Free Workplace.

All clerical positions require a TABE test with a minimum score of 11.0.  TABE Tests are good for two years.  If you have a Bachelor’s Degree, you do not have to have a TABE Test.

 TABE tests can be taken at:
Indian River State College (IRSC), 2229 NW 9th Avenue, Okeechobee, FL.

    Applications may be downloaded at: www.co.okeechobee.fl.us.

Completed applications may be mailed to:

Okeechobee County BOCC, 312 NW 3rd Street, Suite 206, Okeechobee, FL 34972.



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