Friday, May 2, 2014

New City Job! Marina Technician needed

A Marina in the middle of Florida?? That's right!
The Tavares, FL Marina is located on Lake Dora which is one of the seven lakes of the Harris Chain of Lakes. The lake covers 4,475 acres and is a favorite location for fishing and recreational boating. 
Here's your chance to make the 1st contact for visitors coming by boat a pleasant experience by being the Marina Technician .  

Here's the scoop:
Salary$21,840 - $32,760

GENERAL DESCRIPTION: This position performs field and office work of average difficulty in assisting the Marina Manager and Assistant Manager with daily operations of the City’s Marina, Prop Shop and Splashpark. The Marina Technician is responsible for enforcing Marina rules and regulations, and must exercise reasonable independent judgment and initiative in carrying out daily work assignments within established policies and procedures.  This position consistently demonstrates “ambassador” customer care and communications skills, and reports to the Marina Operations Supervisor.
  1. Interacts with the public, related agencies, City departments, supervisors and coworkers in a professional and courteous manner at all times
  2. Operates marine service station and sells fuel (gasoline and aviation)
  3. Ship storekeeping, including the sale of oil, ice and other store merchandise.
  4. Responsible for credit card charges and cash sales, which may involve substantial amount of money
  5. Assists in maintaining adequate Prop Shop inventory levels
  6. Responds to inquiries from the public regarding dockage rates, rules and regulations, information about the marina facility, as well as the nearby surrounding area.
  7. Monitors VHF and Unicom radios to remain in contact with boaters and respond to their inquiries
  8. Follows safety, customer service, money handling and problem-solving procedures
  9. Assigns dock space, registers customers, collects fees and maintains daily records
  10. Assists boat owners in docking, securing of dock lines, electrical and water connections
  11. Performs weed-eating, raking and general maintenance tasks
  12. Performs litter control functions; cleans restrooms; provides support services to Splashpark; sets up picnic and other areas
 (These essential job functions are not to be construed as a complete statement of all duties performed. Employees will be required to perform other job related marginal duties as required.)


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: 1. Must possess a positive attitude and excellent public relations skills 2. Must be able to work without supervision and be on call for all emergencies 3. Ability to safely and efficiently dispense fuel 4. Knowledge of point of sale computer systems 5. Ability to provide accurate change for cash customers 6. Ability to identify counterfeit currency 7. Knowledge and skill necessary for handling fuel spills, storm preparation, first aid and CPR 8. Ability to swim in various wind and weather conditions EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: 1. High school diploma or equivalent from an accredited institution 2. Minimum of two years experience in boat handling, retail sales, and general maintenance preferred 3. Combination of education and experience which provides this knowledge, skill and ability (A comparable amount of training, education or experience can be substituted for the minimum qualifications.) LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS OR REGISTRATIONS: 1. Possession of a valid Florida driver’s license 2. Current CPR and First Aid certifications (training is provided to employees if needed) 3. Bonded in the State of Florida, or eligible to be bonded in the State of Florida

Special Requirements

ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL SKILLS: • Acceptable eyesight (with or without correction) • Acceptable hearing (without hearing device) • Ability to communicate both orally in and writing • Sufficient manual dexterity to develop skill in the operation of point of sale computer system • Ability to access, input and retrieve information from a point of sale computer • Walking, reaching, stretching, bending, pulling, pushing, stooping • Lifting and carrying up to 60 pounds unassisted, using property lifting and safety procedures; lifting and carrying up to 150 pounds with assistance, using proper lifting and safety procedures • Ability to communicate via two-way radio systems • Ability to stand for extended periods • Ability to swim in various wind and weather conditions ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS: • Works inside and outside, in various wind and weather conditions • Exposure to fuel vapors • Work schedule includes all hours, shifts, days of the week, during storms and holidays (Reasonable accommodation will be made for otherwise qualified individuals with a disability.

Miscellaneous Information

The City Of Tavares is an Equal Employment Opportunity, Drug-Free Workplace and E-Verify Employer. Qualified individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply and will be reasonably accommodated. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ Preference offered on initial hire per Florida Statute 295. Selected applicants receiving a conditional offer of employment are subject to a criminal, driver, education and employment background check, drug screen, psychological assessment and medical examination. To apply, a City of Tavares employment application and resume with a minimum of ten (10) years complete work history must be submitted to City of Tavares Human Resources no later than 5:00 p.m. on the closing date (if mailed, it must be postmarked no later than the closing date). Internal candidates must submit a completed Internal Transfer Request (available in Human Resources, no later than 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. Minimum qualifications are subject to change pending approval of job description(s). Equivalent combination of related training and experience may be considered. The City of Tavares reserves the right to fill positions prior to the closing date. All positions are regular full-time unless otherwise noted.
Get the application HERE