Below is a list of current job openings with the City of Melbourne. Completion of City employment application is required.  A separate application is required for each position.  Resume may be included with the employment application but not used in place of a City employment application.  Applications may be obtained from the Personnel Office between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m., or may be printed from the City of Melbourne website.  All applications must be remitted by 5 p.m. on the closing date listed on the posting to be considered for the advertised position.  You may return your application in person to the address listed, fax your application to 321-608-7818, or scan and email your application to personnel@melbourneflorida.org. (Please make a copy of your application for future use if you feel it is necessary prior to submitting to Personnel as once an application has been submitted, the application may not be retrieved for copying purposes.)  You may contact the Personnel Division at 321-608-7803 to inquire about the physical and mental requirements of a position.

The City of Melbourne accepts applications for the position of Police Officer and Firefighter at all times.

The City of Melbourne is an Equal Opportunity/Veteran's Preference/Drug-Free Workplace. Post offer pre-employment drug testing is conducted. In addition, the City of Melbourne conducts reasonable suspicion, random, post-accident, fitness for duty and follow-up drug and alcohol testing in accordance with state and federal law. The City of Melbourne has established driving standards for positions requiring a driver's license. For any position that requires a drivers' license, applicants recommended for hire will be required to provide, at the applicant's expense, a three (3) year driving history from each state a driver's license was held within the last three (3) years. The City reserves the right to re-advertise positions or to not fill positions after advertising.
Job Openings Posted:  April 13, 2015
GIS TECHNICIAN
CLOSING DATE: APRIL 17, 2015
DIVISION: INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
RATE OF PAY: $18.71 TO $23.95/HR
REQUIREMENTS: At least an associate's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Computer Science, Geographic Information Systems, Information Systems, Business Administration, Public Administration, Urban/Regional Planning, Geography, Natural Science, Engineering or closely related field plus two (2) years of professional experience in Geographic Information Systems; or an equivalent combination of education, experience and training, as determined by the Manager of Information Technology. Considerable experience using ESRI ArcGIS Server, Desktop, ArcPad, ArcGIS Online, or other major GIS-related products/systems required; experience in using ESRI's Local Government Information Model and the associated editing and web application templates. Candidate will have basic knowledge in using Trimble GPS collection devices. The successful candidate will have a working knowledge of the latest version of Python. Will have a basic knowledge the latest versions of Microsoft T-SQL, HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. Will possess excellent verbal and written communications skills; will be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point as well as database, e-mail and Internet software; and will be skilled in working with team members in determining current and future City of Melbourne needs and assuming a leadership role in planning and implementing solutions.
LABORATORY TECHNICIAN
CLOSING DATE: APRIL 17, 2015
DIVISION: WATER RECLAMATION
RATE OF PAY: $16.68 TO $17.96/HR
REQUIREMENTS:Completion of a bachelor's degree program at an accredited college or university with major course work in Chemistry, Biology, Environmental Science or a related field. A minimum of one year experience in an environmental laboratory preferred. Must be proficient in Microsoft Excel. Must possess a valid State of Florida Driver's license. Applicants who possess an out of state driver's license must obtain the Florida within 10 days of employment. The successful candidate will possess knowledge of the scientific principles, theories and practices used on a wide range of analyses, tests and procedures performed in a certified environmental laboratory facility; knowledge of preparing solutions, cultures, media and reagents used in laboratory and field procedures, tests and analyses associated with water reclamation compliance; knowledge of state, federal and national rules and regulations related to environmental laboratory activities; the ability to operate a vehicle; the ability to work in undesirable conditions which include heat, humidity, wetness, cold, excessive noise and/or odorous environments; knowledge of the occupational hazards, chemical hygiene and safety precautions applicable to laboratory and fieldwork; the ability to keep accurate logs, records and benchsheets for all laboratory activities; the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, supervisors and the general public; the ability to communicate clearly, both orally and in writing; and the ability and willingness to work overtime and holidays.
ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN II
CLOSING DATE: April 17
DIVISION: ENGINEERING
RATE OF PAY: $15.77/HR
REQUIREMENTS:High school diploma, G.E.D, or equivalent certificate of competency; minimum of three years of drafting or design experience at the full performance level; or any equivalent combination of acceptable education and experience which provides the required skills, knowledge and abilities. Must have working knowledge of AutoCAD. Two years' experience with GIS systems is preferred. Must possess and maintain a valid State of Florida driver's license. Applicants who possess a valid out of state driver's license must obtain the Florida driver's license within 10 days of employment. Must obtain MOT certification within three months of employment. The successful candidate will demonstrate a working knowledge of AutoCAD, engineering design standards (principles, practices and techniques of engineering drawings related to drafting) and specifications related to utility and drainage projects; knowledge of principles, practices, and techniques of engineering drawing related to drafting; knowledge of basic mathematics, algebra, geometry, and trigonometry; the ability to make accurate, neat and legible drawings using AutoCAD (Version 13 or latest version); knowledge of ESRI ArcGIS software; knowledge of research techniques, methods, and procedures; knowledge of the Internet for work related purposes; the ability to read maps, legal descriptions, and other legal documents; the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others; the ability to operate various personal computers with various software packages as well as other office machines.
AUTO MECHANIC
CLOSING DATE: UNTIL FILLED
DIVISION: FLEET MANAGEMENT
RATE OF PAY: $17.27/HR
REQUIREMENTS:High school diploma or GED required. Minimum of three (3) years of recent work experience in commercial, fleet or military automotive or heavy equipment repair. Must possess and maintain a valid State of Florida Commercial Driver's License Class "A" within 90 days of hire. ASE certification required for brakes or equal accredited training. Must possess own tools necessary to perform the duties of the job. The successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to legibly maintain accurate records, work orders, and time logs; perform within recognized industry time standards the maintenance, diagnosis and repair of large engines, transmissions, and automotive components according to manufacturers' specifications. Ability to use computers to enter data, access Technical Service Bulletins and research solutions to repair problems. Ability to perform well on a professional team delivering excellent customer service.
MAINTENANCE REPAIR TECHNICIAN
CLOSING DATE: UNTIL FILLED
DIVISION: STORMWATER UTILITY
RATE OF PAY: $15.26 TO $16.43/HR
REQUIREMENTS: High School Diploma or GED required. Must be thoroughly familiar with all types of "no dig" repair/renovation methods as related to storm sewer systems. Must possess and maintain a valid State of Florida Class "B" commercial driver's license with air brake and tanker endorsement. Applicants who possess an out of state Class "B" commercial driver's license with air brake and tanker endorsement must obtain the Florida license within 10 days of employment. Must have a minimum experience of two years in the operation of a storm sewer cleaning (jet vac) truck and the closed circuit storm sewer television inspection camera truck.
AIRPORT COURIER
CLOSING DATE: APRIL 17, 2015
DIVISION: MELOURNE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
RATE OF PAY: $13.11 TO $15.59/HR
REQUIREMENTS: High School diploma or GED. Must possess a valid State of Florida Commercial Driver's License with no convictions. Must pass the required FAA security background investigation. Experience in requisition and receiving of material and supplies used in construction, maintenance or mechanical repair activities; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. The successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to work with and get along with diverse personalities: knowledge of location of vendors, other public entities, tenants, and Airport Authority Board members; knowledge of main roads and highways throughout the County; knowledge of FAA rules and regulations; considerable knowledge of supplies and materials by nomenclature; knowledge of a variety of tools, parts, materials, and supplies used in maintenance, construction and mechanical repair work as relates to an Airport; knowledge of procurement card procedures relating to Airports purchasing; the ability to make arithmetical computations accurately. Must pass a Security exam with a minimum score of 70%.
POOL MANAGERS
CLOSING DATE: UNTIL FILLED
DIVISION: POOLS
RATE OF PAY: $9.50 TO $10.50/HR
REQUIREMENTS: These positions are exempt from Veteran’s Preference, they are part-time seasonal summer positions. One year experience as a Lifeguard or Swim Instructor, or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Must possess current certificates in American Red Cross CPR for the Professional, Advanced First Aid, and Lifeguarding.
HEAD SWIM INSTRUCTORS
CLOSING DATE: UNTIL FILLED
DIVISION: POOLS
RATE OF PAY: $9.50 TO $10.50/HR
REQUIREMENTS: These positions are exempt from Veteran’s Preference, they are part-time seasonal summer position. Must have two years experience as a Red Cross Water Safety Instructor (WSI) and experience teaching at all skill levels. Must possess current certificates in American Red Cross CPR for the Professional, Advanced First Aid, Lifeguarding, and Water Safety Instructor. State of Florida driver’s license preferred. Requires Level II background screening.
SWIM INSTRUCTORS
CLOSING DATE: UNTIL FILLED
DIVISION: POOLS
RATE OF PAY: $8.50 TO $9.25/HR
REQUIREMENTS: These positions are exempt from Veteran’s Preference, they are part-time seasonal summer positions. Must possess current Red Cross Water Safety Instructor certificate.  Certificates in American Red Cross CPR for the Professional, Advanced First Aid, and Lifeguarding preferred.  State of Florida driver’s license preferred. Requires Level II background screening.
LIFEGUARDS
CLOSING DATE: UNTIL FILLED
DIVISION: POOLS
RATE OF PAY: $8.35 TO $8.60/HR
REQUIREMENTS: These positions are exempt from Veteran’s Preference, they are part-time seasonal summer positions. Must possess current certificates in American Red Cross CPR for the Professional, Advanced First Aid, and Lifeguarding. State of Florida driver’s license preferred.
RECREATION AIDE I'S & II'S
CLOSING DATE: UNTIL FILLED
DIVISION: PARKS AND RECREATION
RATE OF PAY: $8.05 TO $8.50/HR
REQUIREMENTS: These positions are exempt from Veteran’s Preference, they are seasonal summer camp positions. Must be at least 18 years of age. Some related experience in working with children in a recreational atmosphere.  Certification in Adult/Child CPR and Standard First Aid preferred. Applicants who have college coursework in recreation or teachers with recreation experience will be hired at the Recreation Aide II level. Requires Level II background screening.