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:  December 15, 2014
ASSISTANT CITY ATTORNEY
CLOSING DATE: UNTIL FILLED
DIVISION: CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE
RATE OF PAY: $65,371/AN
REQUIREMENTS: This position is exempt from Veteran's Preference. The City is seeking an Assistant City Attorney with knowledge of Florida municipal law. Under the administrative direction of the City Attorney, the Assistant City Attorney is responsible for providing legal representation to the city. The successful applicant must be a member in good standing of the Florida Bar, have a minimum of two (2) years of legal experience in the practice of local government law and administrative practice, or an equivalent requirement. The successful applicant must be admitted to practice before the U.S District Court for the Middle District of Florida within three (3) months of hiring. Experience with drafting governmental agreements and ordinances, general tort defense, procurement matters, real estate matters, zoning and land use, and advising boards is preferred. The position may also include some litigation. Applications consisting of a completed application form and a resume should be submitted.
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 TO $60,703/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.
CODE COMPLIANCE INSPECTOR II
CLOSING DATE: DECEMBER 19, 2014
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.
CLERICAL ASSISTANT III
CLOSING DATE: DECEMBER 19, 2014
DIVISION: WICKHAM COMMUNITY CENTER
RATE OF PAY: $13.98/HR
REQUIREMENTS: Education equivalent to completion of the twelfth school grade, supplemented by courses in business office practices, and two years general office experience at the full performance level or any equivalent combination of acceptable education and experience. Ability to operate personal computer using Microsoft Office Work, Excel and Publisher applications. Required experience with Recreation Software. Must be able to type 35 words per minute with accuracy. Typing Test from Brevard Workforce must be submitted for application to be considered. Must be able to work flexible hours. Must have 2 years of Cash Handling and Front Desk experience with customer service including filing, creating flyers, organization, and working with large volumes of customers. Performs clerical duties including opening and distributing mail, copying, filing, answering phone inquiries, and typing. Receives monies for daily admission, rentals, class registration, leagues, special events and summer camps. Acts as a receptionist and performs public relations functions with the public; receives and dispenses information by telephones, letter, or by direct contact with the public; explains departmental programs. Prepares and maintain department records, correspondence, reports, calendars and class registrations.
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.
PROPERTY/EVIDENCE TECHNICIAN
CLOSING DATE: DECEMBER 19, 2014
DIVISION: POLICE SUPPORT SERVICES
RATE OF PAY: $13.02/HR
REQUIREMENTS: High school diploma or GED required, supplemented by two years of experience in the receipt, storage, and issuance of property, or in maintaining property control; or an equivalent combination of training, education and experience. Must not have been convicted of any felony, or misdemeanor involving perjury or false statement, not withstanding suspension of sentence or withholding of adjudication. Must have fingerprints on file with the Melbourne Police Department. Must have good moral character as determined by a background investigation. Must possess and maintain a valid State of Florida driver's license. Applicants may possess a valid out of state driver's license and obtain the Florida license within 10 days of employment. The successful candidate will demonstrate knowledge of police principles, practices, and procedures dealing with police property control; be skilled in data entry and basic computer operations; demonstrate excellent customer service skills; demonstrate effective written and verbal communication skills; and be skilled in maintaining inventory control records related to property and evidence received into the Property/Evidence room.
MAINTENANCE WORKER I
CLOSING DATE: DECEMBER 19, 2014
DIVISION: RECREATION
RATE OF PAY: $12.84/HR
REQUIREMENTS: High school diploma or G.E.D preferred. Experience in manual work and proven record of dependability. Requires a valid State of Florida driver's license. Applicants who possess a valid out of state driver's license must obtain a State of Florida driver's license within 10 days of employment. Grounds Maintenance and landscaping experience required. The successful candidate will demonstrate experience and job knowledge of basic grounds and facility maintenance procedures; demonstrate knowledge of plants and plant care; demonstrate knowledge of occupational and safety rules and regulations; be dependable; and be able to perform manual work outdoors in a variety of weather conditions.
RECREATION LEADER
CLOSING DATE: DECEMBER 19, 2014
DIVISION: EAU GALLIE CIVIC 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. 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 meet Level II background requirements. The successful candidate will have basic computer and data entry skills necessary to utilize recreation software; have knowledge of a variety of recreational activities and equipment; have knowledge of the rules and regulations governing the play of a variety of recreational games; demonstrate the ability to responsibly oversee the use of a recreational facility; have the ability to setup of tables and chairs; have excellent customer service skills; and demonstrate the ability to interact with a diverse group of patrons. Must be able to work flexible hours including nights, weekends, and holidays.