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Updated: February 09, 2016 at 09:15 AM by Jeff Shain

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Building Maintenance Supervisor – Facilities Maintenance - FT - $34,276
Supervisory work in directing the maintenance and repair of all County facilities and their equipment and appurtenances along with supervising the building maintenance staff.  Work is performed under the general direction of the Facilities Services Director and Assistant Facilities Services Director.
Duties include:
-Receives and expedites all department requests for service (carpentry, plumbing, air conditioning, moving, etc.) and prioritizes work among building maintenance staff.
-Coordinates charging of expenses to departmental budgets.
-Performs liaison functions for contracted projects.
-Performs other job duties as assigned.
 Requirements:
-High School Diploma or acceptable equivalency.
-Five (5) years of experience in building and mechanical repair work; including completion of apprenticeship        training in one of the skills necessary in building and building equipment maintenance.
-Valid Florida Driver’s License with no more than 3 points off license for infractions.
 

Administrative Secretary – Facilities Services - $27,061
Highly responsible and varied secretarial and administrative work with day to day operations of building and grounds maintenance.  The employee in this position handles project oriented duties and is held accountable for the timely completion of these tasks. Emphasis is placed upon relieving the Assistant Fac. Maint. Director and Project Coordinator of routine operational and administrative details.
Duties include:
-Answer/assist with Facilities Services phone calls,
-Maintain monthly calendars with meetings, events and sporting activities that Facilities Services is responsible for,
-Process/track work orders from all county facilities,
-Assists with preparation of budgets for Facilities Services and assists other departments with budget amounts for utilities, building maintenance, custodial contracts, etc.,
-Maintain equipment and vehicle inventory,
-Maintain records, (work orders, purchase orders, inspections, etc.),
-Other duties as assigned.
A high school diploma or equivalent is required along with at least three years’ work experience involving secretarial/clerical duties including the operation of a personal computer, keyboard, or similar data entry equipment.  Experience in direct public contact required.
REQUIRES A TABE test with a minimum score of 11.0.  TABE tests are good for two years.  You must submit a copy of your TABE test with application in order to be considered for position.
 

 
PART TIME
 

 
 

SEASONAL
 

Lifeguard II - $11.24 hourly (Seasonal, part-time)
Responsible for the patrons at the Sports Complex Pool.  Must have current certifications in American Red Cross Lifeguard Training, First Aid, American Red Cross or American Heart Infant, Child and Adult CPR. 
Previous lifeguard experience is required.  Must furnish certifications with application.

 
Lifeguard I - $10.27 hourly (Seasonal, part-time)
Responsible for the patrons at the Sports Complex Pool.  Must have current certifications in American Red Cross Lifeguard Training, First Aid, American Red Cross or American Heart Infant, Child and Adult CPR.
Must furnish certifications with application.

 
Swim Teach Coach - $10.27 (Seasonal, part-time)
Responsible for coaching the summer age group Shockwaves swim team.  This is a summer position normally beginning in mid-May and ending the first week of August (approximately 13 weeks).  Water Safety Instructor (WSI) Certification and First Aid, American Red Cross or American Heart Infant, Child and Adult CPR required. 
Must furnish certifications with application.
 

 

 
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Although resumes are accepted, an Okeechobee County employment application must be completed and submitted to:

Okeechobee County Courthouse
304 NW 2ndStreet – 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 or higher, you do not have to have a TABE Test.
 TABE tests can be taken at:
Indian River State College (IRSC), 2229 NW 9thAvenue, Okeechobee, FL.
Applications may be downloaded at:  www.co.okeechobee.fl.us

 

 Veterans Preference’ Eligible (VPE)
 

Former military personnel or their spouse that have been verified as a “veteran” under Florida Administrative Code Rule 55A-7.009 will receive an interview if they meet the minimum competency factors of the position. The veterans’ preference laws do not guarantee the veteran a job. Positions are filled with the best qualified candidate as determine by the hiring manager.

 



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