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:  January 26, 2015
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.
FLEET DIVISION MANAGER
CLOSING DATE: JANUARY 30, 2015
DIVISION: FLEET MANAGEMENT
RATE OF PAY: $56,368 TO $65,371/AN
REQUIREMENTS: Graduation from a high school or trade school, and two (2) years of related college course work supplemented by courses and seminar conferences in fleet management administration. Five (5) years' recent experience as a supervisor or manager in a municipal fleet or an equivalent position for a government/private fleet operations, automotive/truck/equipment dealership or large shop operation. Five (5) years' recent experience preparing technical specifications for vehicles and equipment in a large public or private agency utilizing a wide variety of light and heavy vehicles and equipment. Proficient in utilizing Microsoft Office programs. Demonstrated proficiency in the production and utilization of fleet data to analyze and manage operations. Requires State of Florida CDL Class "B" driver's license. Responsible for fleet operations of one service facility, 500 vehicles, 223 pieces of heavy equipment and 642 pieces of small equipment. $1.2 million budget, 17 employees. Applicants selected for interview must provide recent work samples of data driven reports and trend analysis used to manage fleet operations.
GOLF OPERATIONS MANAGER
CLOSING DATE: JANUARY 30, 2015
DIVISION: MALLARDS LANDING
RATE OF PAY: $52,344 TO $87,916/AN
REQUIREMENTS: Advanced knowledge of agronomy and turf grass management and a working knowledge of clubhouse operations principles and practices; be able to develop short and long-range plans, policies and procedures for golf course programs and facilities; be skilled in supervising and scheduling all golf course clubhouse and maintenance activities to guarantee that turf maintenance needs, maintenance schedules, irrigation schedules, are being satisfied at both golf courses; have experience developing a budget and working within budget guidelines; be able to supervise personnel and manage performance expectations; and be skilled in the use of a personal computer and various software applications, programs and the internet. Four year college degree or significant experience and education in business administration and agronomy or horticulture with an emphasis on turf grass management; supplemented by specialized training in golf operations management; knowledge of current turf maintenance practices; and five years of supervisory experience in golf operations. Must possess or obtain and maintain a valid State of Florida Driver License.
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.
DEVELOPMENT AND MARKETING ADMINISTRATOR
CLOSING DATE: UNTIL FILLED
DIVISION: RECREATION
RATE OF PAY: $45,136 TO $48,606/AN
REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's degree in Recreation Administration, Public Administration, Business Administration, Public Relations, Marketing, Communications, Philanthropy or related field and three years of experience in public relations; program/event sponsorship development and maintenance; marketing; and fluency with social media in a public or private agency or any equivalent combination of training and experience. Must possess or obtain a valid State of Florida Driver License. The successful candidate will demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills and be skilled in public speaking; have experience in creating, implementing and overseeing communication and development programs and projects, experience in website, social media, media and community relations; develops and coordinates sponsorships, community and corporate relations, partnerships and volunteer opportunities.
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.
PARKING SUPERVISOR
CLOSING DATE: JANUARY 30, 2015
DIVISION: MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
RATE OF PAY: $16.92 TO $18.67/HR
REQUIREMENTS: High school diploma or equivalent. Three years of experience in supervising cashiers preferably with parking lot experience. Must pass the required FAA security background investigation. The successful must have excellent customer service and interpersonal skills; have knowledge of the equipment needed for parking services such as ticket machines, automated gates, or similar types of equipment; have experience working with both Excel and Word; have skill and experience in training personnel; be able to read and interpret flight schedules; be able to operate a golf cart; have experience with analyzing and interpreting reports concerning cash and credit card transactions; and be available to work nights, weekends, and holidays when needed.
AUTO MECHANIC
CLOSING DATE: UNTIL FILLED
DIVISION: FLEET MANAGEMENT
RATE OF PAY: $16.85/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.
TERMINAL SHIFT SUPERVISOR
CLOSING DATE: FEBRUARY 6, 2015
DIVISION: MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
RATE OF PAY: $16.56 TO $19.68/HR
REQUIREMENTS: High School diploma or GED. An Associate's Degree is preferable. Must have a minimum of two years experience in the electrical trade. Minimum of five years' experience in building and grounds maintenance. Minimum of three years' experience in supervision of personnel. Airport Maintenance and/or Operations experience is desirable. The successful candidate will have the ability to supervise and instruct personnel in the performance of the duties assigned; have knowledge of materials, methods, and techniques used in building and ground maintenance; have knowledge of mechanical and electrical systems associated with specialized equipment utilized to support aircraft operations; have knowledge and ability to repair baggage belts and passenger loading bridges; have knowledge of principles and practices of the electrical and air condition trades; knowledge of methods, tools, and materials in the repair and maintenance of electrical/electronic systems; have knowledge of local and National Electrical Codes, building codes, plumbing codes, and fire safety codes; have knowledge of safety precautions and practices common to electrical work and safety precautions on airports in particular; be capable of working on highly technical aircraft related operating equipment with highest degree of safety; be able to read electrical diagrams and to follow written and oral directions; be able to speak, read, and write fluent English and to understand written and oral directions; be able to perform hard manual labor in all weather conditions; be able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other supervisors, Airport tenants, contractors, subordinates, and fellow workers; and be able to work various shifts to include nights, weekends, and holidays as assigned.
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.
SCHOOL CROSSING GUARD
CLOSING DATE: JANUARY 30, 2015
DIVISION: POLICE SUPPORT SERVICES
RATE OF PAY: $12.37/HR
REQUIREMENTS: This is a part-time position approximately 10 hours per week. High school diploma or GED preferred. Past school crossing experience or other work with school-age children preferred. Past experience in traffic direction/control and/or other experience with a law enforcement agency preferred. Must meet all requirements as prescribed by Department. Knowledge of laws pertaining to pedestrian and traffic movement, basic traffic signal operation, and basic traffic control principles. Ability to work with a degree of independence, react quickly and calmly in emergencies, and to execute duties firmly, tactfully, and impartially. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with children, law enforcement officers, and the general public.