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:  February 23, 2015
DIVISION CHIEF (TRAINING)
CLOSING DATE: FEBRUARY 27, 2015
DIVISION: FIRE OPERATIONS
RATE OF PAY: $56,368 TO $70,397/AN
REQUIREMENTS: Graduation from High School or certificate of equivalency required. Minimum of two years as a Lieutenant or higher in an organized professional fire department. Associate's degree in Fire, EMS, teaching, or management, Bachelor's degree preferred. Education must be supplemented by either advanced level course work in modern methods of firefighting, fire control, company officer leadership or ACLS, BTLS, PALS and completion of other training programs as set forth by the Department. Applicant must possess and maintain a State of Florida Firefighter Certificate of Compliance and a State of Florida Emergency Medical Technician (Paramedic Preferred) license. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver's license. Must possess and maintain State of Florida Fire Officer I, or equivalent, and Instructor II certification or higher. Must possess or obtain state certification as a burn master within a year and maintain this certification. Must be proficient in Microsoft office applications to include Word, Excel and PowerPoint. The successful candidate will demonstrate a high level of professionalism; the ability to develop and deliver fire service related training programs; experience in developing and administering promotional examinations; the ability to develop complex training schedules to comply with training regulations and staffing requirements; the ability to communicate effectively and clearly in both oral and written form; the ability to assess training needs and develop appropriate training programs; ability to lead subordinates effectively and maintain discipline; exercise sound judgment; promote harmony and to cooperate with other agencies.
CODE COMPLIANCE INSPECTOR II
CLOSING DATE: UNTIL FILLED
DIVISION: CODE COMPLIANCE
RATE OF PAY: $18.71 TO $23.95/HR
REQUIREMENTS: High school diploma, GED, or other certificate of competency recognized by the State of Florida, supplemented with more than 5 years certifiable experience in the building construction field. Must possess at least a Standard Building Code Inspectors License in at least one category. The City is seeking certification as One and Two Family Dwelling Inspector through the Department of Business and Professional Regulation or equivalent combination of licenses. Blueprint reading skills are required. Basic knowledge of the Florida Building Code is required. Must possess and maintain a valid State of Florida driver's license, or possess a valid out-of-state driver's license with the ability to obtain the Florida driver's license within 10 days of employment. The successful candidate will demonstrate knowledge of Florida Building Codes; be able to read blue prints and other documents; demonstrate the ability to fairly and impartially interpret and enforce the appropriate codes; demonstrate the ability to provide excellent customer service and the ability to deal effectively and tactfully with the public to secure compliance with codes; demonstrate skill as a mediator to resolve minor disputes between owners, builders, and developers; be able to identify code violations, issue correction notices and stop work orders and writes reports of inspections and/or hazards; and possess basic computer skills.
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.
UTILITY LINE LOCATOR
CLOSING DATE: UNTIL FILLED
DIVISION: WATER DISTRIBUTION
RATE OF PAY: $13.83/HR
REQUIREMENTS: High school diploma or GED required. At least two years of progressive experience in water distribution system maintenance and repair. Water Distribution Level III Operators License required. Must possess and maintain a valid State of Florida Class "C" commercial driver's license. Applicants who possess a valid out of state Class "C" commercial driver's license must obtain the Florida Class "C" commercial driver's license within 10 days of hire. Must have or obtain and maintain a FDOT approved MOT Intermediate Certification within six months of hire. Requires participation in rotational after hours on-call emergency standby roster. Ability to read and interpret utility maps and as-built drawings using a computer and related software. Working knowledge of utility locating practices and procedures utilizing a number of different electronic utility locating devices. Must be physically able to operate manual, electric and hydraulic valve wrenches. Requires basic computer and software knowledge to complete computer based work order and emails. Ability to provide information to the public, city engineers and city officials relating to the construction of water and sewer projects. Ability to read and interpret Sunshine IRTH communications. Ability to assist service and maintenance crews as necessary. Ability to perform work in all weather conditions, exposed to noise, dirt, grease, moisture, traffic and machinery.
SWIM LESSON COORDINATOR
CLOSING DATE: UNTIL FILLED
DIVISION: POOLS
RATE OF PAY: $10.75 TO $12.00/HR
REQUIREMENTS: This position is exempt from Veteran's Preference, it is a part-time seasonal summer position. Supervisory experience and two years experience as a Red Cross Water Safety Instructor (WSI) and have taught at all skill levels, or an equivalent combination of acceptable training and experience. Must possess current certificates in American Red Cross CPR for the Professional, First Aid, Lifeguarding, and Water Safety Instructor. 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 within 10 days of employment. Requires Level II background screening.
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.