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:  October 20, 2014
IT PROJECT MANAGER
CLOSING DATE: UNTIL FILLED
DIVISION: INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
RATE OF PAY: $52,344 TO $60,703/AN
REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Computer Science, Geographic Information Systems, Information Systems, Business Administration, Public Administration, Planning, Geography, Natural Science, Engineering or closely related field supplemented by at least four years of (4) years of full-time experience managing the implementation and support of information technology projects. Formal training in project management and tools like Microsoft Project. Possession of Formal Project Management Certification (PMP) or attainment within first year of employment. State of Florida Driver's License required or possession of an out of state license and the ability to obtain a Florida Driver's License within 10 days of employment. The successful candidate must be able to interpret technical procedures to customers, public officials and other lay personnel; must possess excellent facilitation and communication skills; must be proficient in current word processing, spreadsheet, database, e-mail and Internet software; must have reasonable knowledge of current hardware and software technologies and uses; must be proficient in writing and visual design as well as delivering oral presentations; and must have considerable experience and ability to develop, lead, motivate and supervise working teams. Must be available to work unscheduled overtime outside of normal working hours on nights, weekends, and holidays.
GIS COORDINATOR
CLOSING DATE: UNTIL FILLED
DIVISION: INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
RATE OF PAY: $49,822 TO $56,368/AN
REQUIREMENTS: At least a Bachelor'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 and Desktop or other major GIS systems required. The successful candidate will have a working knowledge of Python, Microsoft T-SQL, HTML, CSS, and JAVA script; 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 GIS needs and assuming a leadership role in planning and implementing solutions.
AIRPORT POLICE OFFICER
CLOSING DATE: OCTOBER 24, 2014
DIVISION: AIRPORT POLICE
RATE OF PAY: $16.56/HR
REQUIREMENTS: High school diploma or GED and State of Florida Law Enforcement Certification required. Previous experience in aviation security 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 have successfully completed the Brevard Police Center Screening Process. Must pass the required TSA security background investigation. Must attend a TSA Security Standards Class and successfully pass a test with a minimum score of 70. Basic computer skills desirable.
PRINCIPAL SECRETARY
CLOSING DATE: OCTOBER 24, 2014
DIVISION: FINANCE
RATE OF PAY: $15.38 TO $19.21/HR
REQUIREMENTS: High school diploma or GED required. At least five years of advanced secretarial or administrative assistant experience. Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills and demonstrate proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, and Adobe Acrobat. The successful candidate will be professional, well organized, detail oriented, and will possess excellent customer service skills. Ability to type 65 correct words per minute. Typing test from CareerSource Brevard (formerly Brevard Workforce) taken within the past year must be submitted with application to be considered. Please see the CareerSource Brevard website for locations, hours and attire www.careersourcebrevard.com.
POLICE OFFICER
CLOSING DATE: OCTOBER 24, 2014
DIVISION: POLICE OPERATIONS
RATE OF PAY: $17.95 TO $18.27/HR
REQUIREMENTS: Must be at least 19 years of age and a United States citizen. Must possess at least a high school diploma from an accredited high school or an acceptable equivalency diploma. If not currently certified as a Florida Police Officer, applicant must be currently enrolled in a Florida CJSTC Basic Law Enforcement recruit course at a State certified training academy or in possession of a Letter of Acceptance to attend the next scheduled recruit course or accepted to the next Florida Equivalency of Training course. Possession of a valid Florida State Driver's license or a valid out of state license and obtaining a Florida State Driver's license within 10 days of employment is required and an acceptable driving history. If applicant has served in the military, an honorable discharge is required. Applicant must have good moral character as determined by a background investigation, have an acceptable work history, have processed fingerprints on file with either the Melbourne Police Department or the Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission, execute and submit an affidavit of applicant, complete commission approved basic recruit training to include a physical agility assessment and achieve an acceptable score on the Officer Certification exam. Must comply with continuing training and education requirements. Candidates must pass FrontLine testing consisting of Situational Judgment and Human Relations, Written Report Writing, and Reading Video-Based Tests. Candidates must pass a Physical Abilities Test. Candidates are responsible for paying a FrontLine testing fee of $30. Information concerning payment options will be provided to candidates when the test is scheduled.
RECREATION SUPERVISOR
CLOSING DATE: OCTOBER 24, 2014
DIVISION: WICKHAM PARK COMMUNITY CENTER & EAU GALLIE CIVIC CENTER
RATE OF PAY: $14.78 TO $16.31/HR
REQUIREMENTS: Associate's degree in Recreation Administration or a related field and demonstrated reliability and dependability or an equivalent combination of acceptable education and experience. A minimum of one (1) year experience at full performance level in the development and implementation of recreation and leisure service activity programs in a public recreation agency required. 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 CPR and First Aid certification within six (6) months of employment. Must be able to work flexible hours. This position requires Level II background screening. Under the supervision of a Senior Recreation Supervisor, performs various duties associated with implementing, coordinating, and supervising recreation center programs. Responsible for routine custodial, clerical, programming, marketing, and instructional tasks associated with the facility and/or recreational activities.
MAINTENANCE REPAIR TECHNICIAN
CLOSING DATE: UNTIL FILLED
DIVISION: STORMWATER UTILITY
RATE OF PAY: $14.89 TO $16.03/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.
RECREATION LEADER
CLOSING DATE: OCTOBER 24, 2014
DIVISION: WICKHAM PARK COMMUNITY CENTER
RATE OF PAY: $12.37/HR
REQUIREMENTS: This is a part-time position approximately 20 hours per week. High school diploma, GED, or equivalent certificate of competence. Some work experience in recreational activities or related field preferred. Demonstrated record of reliability and dependability. Valid State of Florida Driver's License required. Applicants who possess a valid out of state driver's license must obtain the Florida driver's license within 10 days of employment. Must be able to work flexible hours including nights, weekends and holidays. This position requires Level II background screening. Provides instruction, and assists in conducting recreational programs such as classes, summer camps, special events and various sports activities.
MAINTENANCE WORKER I
CLOSING DATE: OCTOBER 24, 2014
DIVISION: WASTEWATER COLLECTION
RATE OF PAY: $12.84/HR
REQUIREMENTS: High school diploma or GED required. Experience in manual work and a proven record of dependability. Basic knowledge and ability to manually use shovel, wrenches, pick, rake, and other related hand tools in the efficient excavation, repair, back-filling, and subsequent area restoration of sewer mains, valves, manholes, and service laterals. Ability to perform strenuous work in a variety of outdoor weather conditions. Ability to work in confined spaces such as small above ground lift station structures, underground or "can" type lift stations, lift station wet wells, lift station valve vaults, sewer manholes and excavated holes/ditches. Ability and willingness to work in confined spaces that have toxic atmospheres while wearing life line connected safety harness and/or self contained breathing apparatus. Ability to work in and around raw sewage while wearing protective gear. At times such work may continue for extended periods. Knowledge and skill to operate computers, work order preventative maintenance software to include Word, Excel, email and internet. A valid State of Florida Class "B" Commercial driver's license with tanker endorsement. Applicants who possess a valid out of state driver's license must obtain a Florida driver's license within 10 days of employment.