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:  November 17, 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.
PROGRAM ADMINISTRATOR
CLOSING DATE: UNTIL FILLED
DIVISION: HOUSING & URBAN IMPROVEMENT
RATE OF PAY: $47,421 TO $60,703/AN
REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's degree in Urban Planning, Social Science, Public Administration, or a related degree from an accredited college or university and three years of professional experience in planning, research, program design and administration in housing and community development or a Master's degree in related field and at least two years experience in planning, implementation and delivery of federal and state grant-funded housing and community development programs or any equivalent combination of acceptable training and experience, as determined by the Community Development Director. Experience and proficiency with word processing, spreadsheets, and database management programs required. Working knowledge of State/Federal grant management programs 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.
PLANNER
CLOSING DATE: UNTIL FILLED
DIVISION: COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
RATE OF PAY: $47,421 - $60,803/AN
REQUIREMENTS: At least a bachelor's degree in urban or regional planning or related field required. A minimum of one year of professional urban or regional planning experience is 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 ten days of employment. The successful candidate should possess excellent oral and written communications skills; have knowledge of local and state growth management and redevelopment concepts and laws; be proficient in Word, Excel, Power Point and GIS; have the ability to work with local boards and as a part of a planning team; and have the ability to prepare technical planning reports and meet deadlines.
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.
MAINTENANCE WORKER II
CLOSING DATE: UNTIL FILLED
DIVISION: WASTEWATER COLLECTION
RATE OF PAY: $13.16 /HR
REQUIREMENTS: High school diploma or G.E.D. required. At least one year of experience in in the construction, repair and maintenance of sewer collection systems and a proven record of dependability. Working 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. Ability to operate large trucks and other equipment such as cement mixers, air compressors, blowers, pumps, etc. Knowledge and skill to operate computers, work order preventative maintenance software to include Word, Excel, email and internet. Ability to navigate and maneuver through the City's web based GIS mapping system. 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.
CUSTODIAN
CLOSING DATE: NOVEMBER 21, 214
DIVISION: MELBOURNE AUDITORIUM
RATE OF PAY: $12.22/HR
REQUIREMENTS: This is a part-time position approximately 20 hours per week. High school diploma, GED or relevant work experience. Some experience in janitorial or related custodial work and ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions, or any equivalent combination of experience and training. Valid Florida driver's license is required. Applicants who possess a valid out of state driver's license must obtain the Florida driver's license within 10 days of employment. The successful candidate will be able to perform manual labor related to setting up and cleaning the facility as well as cleaning outdoor grounds; will be able to read and interpret chair and table diagrams reflecting room set up for events; will be familiar with safe work practices; will have a working knowledge of cleaning practices for building/offices; will be able to follow oral and written instructions; will be able to read, interpret, and follow instructions on cleaning supplies; and will be available to work flexible hours including nights, weekends, and holidays on a routine basis.
CUSTODIAL ASSISTANT
CLOSING DATE: NOVEMBER 21, 214
DIVISION: MELBOURNE AUDITORIUM
RATE OF PAY: $9.00/HR (SPECIAL PAY GRADE 21)
REQUIREMENTS: This position is exempt from Veteran's Preference it is a part-time on-call non-benefited position. High school diploma, GED or relevant work experience. Some custodial experience helpful. The successful candidate will be able to perform manual labor related to setting up and cleaning the facility; will be able to read and interpret chair and table diagrams reflecting room set up for events; will be familiar with safe work practices; will be able to follow oral and written instructions; and will be available to work flexible hours