Manatee County Government

Geography and Demographics

Located midway along the west coast of Florida, the county’s boundaries encompass 740 square miles.  The county is bordered on the north by Hillsborough County, on the south by Sarasota County, on the east by Hardee and DeSoto Counties, and on the west by the Gulf of Mexico. There are six incorporated municipalities within Manatee County; Palmetto, Bradenton, Bradenton Beach, Holmes Beach, Anna Maria, and Longboat Key. Bradenton is the largest city in Manatee County with a population of 54,437 and serves as the county seat.

The county’s population has grown 28.1 percent from 278,001 in 2002 to 356,133 in 2016, based on estimates from the University of Florida, Bureau of Economics and Business Research (BEBR). While the county is known to be one of the best retirement areas in the nation, the median age has dropped from 49 in 1970 to 46 in 2010. Median household income is now at $44,800 based on information from the Bradenton Area Economic Development Corporation and US Bureau of Economic Analysis. 

County Economy

Manatee County has a diversified economic base with the three largest industry sectors being services, retail and manufacturing. The county also has a strong tourism and agricultural base. These bases, with the exception of agriculture, have recently been tested, as the county continues to experience the impact of the global economic downturn. Some of the larger industrial firms include an international family entertainment production facility, a citrus juice producer, aerospace electronics, telephone instruments, packaging machinery, boat manufacturers, aluminum and plastic production facilities, and a contact lens manufacturer. According to the latest information, the four largest employers in the public sector are Manatee County School Board, Manatee County Government, Manatee County Sheriff’s Department and City of Bradenton. Major private sector employers include Tropicana Products, Inc., Beall’s, Inc., Manatee Memorial Hospital, Lakewood Ranch Medical Center and Blake Medical Center. The area is served by an international airport (SRQ) in nearby Sarasota, florida and is connected to St. Petersburg, Florida by the Sunshine Skyway Bridge, a 5.5 mile cross bay bridge that rises 250 feet at its highest point.

Port Manatee is located in the northwestern corner of Manatee County. It fronts Tampa Bay and borders the Manatee-Hillsborough county line. An access channel from the Port connects with the federal channel in Tampa Bay only ten miles from the Gulf of Mexico. Port Manatee is the fourth largest of Florida’s 14 deep water seaports. As the major shipping gateway to our community, the Port Authority manages the importing and exporting of many agriculture and industrial products. The Port is a leading venue for shipments of citrus juices and beverages and operates in foreign trade zone #169.

Lifestyle

Residents can have outdoor fun all year with an average temperature of 82 degrees. There are many boat ramps, fishing (fresh water and salt water), beautiful parks and nature preserves, athletic leagues, a professional golf, football, baseball, and soccer training facility, the Spring Training home of MLB’s Pittsburgh Pirates and Class A Bradenton Marauders, collegiate and world class regional Rowing facilities, variety of festivals, events, museums, an arts village, local theaters, craft beer breweries, live music venues, unique restaurants, a world class shopping mall and local boutiques.

Education

With some of the best schools in the area, Manatee County has a large network of Academic Excellence with 50 public schools, 11 Charter Schools, a Technical College, private schools, nearby colleges, State College of Florida, New College, USF Sarasota-Manatee Campus, plus private colleges, such as Kaiser, and Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine is now located in the Lakewood Ranch area of Manatee County.   

Beaches

Imagine a world where no one’s worried about their cell phones.  Instead, they are eating a grouper sandwich at a funky little beach bar, kayaking or paddle boarding with dolphins on Palma Sola Bay, Fishing from an old wooden pier, or watching the sky turn 10 shades of beautiful as the sun sets into the Gulf of Mexico.  Life is good here.  Parents Magazine recently named Coquina Beach #7 of the most Family Friendly beaches.

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Employee Benefits

Manatee County offers a generous suite of benefits, including a defined benefit retirement plan, liberal time off benefits, award winning health and wellness programs.  See for yourself!  http://tinyurl.com/k3jp739

27 job(s) at Manatee County Government

Manatee County, FL Bradenton, FL, USA
Jan 17, 2018
General Information Help Keep Manatee County clean! LOCATION: 3333 Lena Road HOURS: Saturday, Monday, Tuesday and Friday / 7:00am to 6:00pm Staring Pay $15.29/hourly This classification performs skilled work in the operation of heavy equipment at the Manatee County landfill.Operation of assigned equipment is normally a full-time or predominant task; however, other work is performed as required.Incumbent may be required to provide guidance and direction to employees of a lower level. Job Description Click HERE for complete job description. Minimum Qualifications High school diploma or equivalent certificate of competency. Minimum oftwo (2) years experience in the operation of heavy construction and earthmoving related equipment. Valid driver's license with validFlorida driver's license within 30 days of hire. May require valid Florida Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class A with Tanker Endorsement, according to duties assigned. Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered.
Manatee County, FL Bradenton, FL, USA
Nov 04, 2017
General Information LOCATION: 2101 47th Terr E, Bradenton, FL HOURS: Vary This classification performs a variety of tasks relating to Traffic Signal Systems, including traffic control devices, fiber optic communications, computerized timing, and other state-of-the-art electronic equipment and/or programs. Assists with maintenance and calibration of sophisticated electronic traffic signal controllers, conflict monitors, and detector units. Serves as coordinator between the Traffic Informationand Traffic Systemssections, relative to peak traffic data and other statistics that govern modifications. Assists and coordinates with appropriate management any changes, problems or plans involving signal control timing. Job Description Click HERE for complete job description. Minimum Qualifications Preferred Qualifications Minimum of one (1) year experience working with ATMS.now Control Signal System Management platform or a similar system. Experience working with Noztec 980 Controllers, Try traffic and Synchro/Simtraffic software programs. Experience working on signal re-timing projects related to coordinated signal systems. Minimum Qualifications High school graduate/equivalent. Minimum of six (6) years experience relating to signal systems operation, including repair and maintenance of traffic devices and related communications equipment. Associates degree or related vocational courses/training certifications, with related electronic experience, desired. Must have certifications by ATSSA or IMSA in Work Zone Safety and IMSA Traffic Signal Level I. Must obtain Level II within six(6) months of hire. Valid Florida driver's license required. In accordance with area of assignment, may require a Commercial Driver's License (CDL), Class A. Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered.
Manatee County, FL Bradenton, FL, USA
Jan 19, 2018
General Information LOCATION: Water Treatment Plant 17915 Waterline Road HOURS: Monday - Friday / 7:00am to 3:30pm Starting pay $15.29 - $19.50 (depending on qualifications) This classification performs the highest level skilled work in the operation of heavy duty automotive, construction and other equipment at assigned locations. Operation of assigned equipment is normally a full time or predominant task; however other work, including general labor, is performed as required.Employees in this classification oversee and provide guidance and direction to employees of a lower level, when required. Job Description Click HERE for complete job description. Minimum Qualifications High school graduate or equivalent. Minimum of four (4) years experience in the operation of heavy equipment, in accordance with area of assignment. Prior lead or supervisory experience highly desired. Valid driver's license with valid Florida driver's license within 30 days of hire. Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered.
Manatee County, FL Bradenton, FL, USA
Jan 13, 2018
General Information LOCATION: 1112Manatee Ave.W.,Bradenton. 34205 HOURS: Monday - Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm This classification performs professional work in financial analysis and evaluation of budget requests; makes appropriate recommendations for budget preparation and monitoring. Employees in this position perform professional accounting duties and demonstrates analytical and judgment skills necessary to advance to higher level budgetary assignments. Also serves as department Human Resource Liaison, performing responsible, confidential work in implementing and tracking all aspects of human resource programs at the department level. Note: This position is required to work a flexible weekly schedule that will includemore than 40 hoursduring budget season. Job Description Click " HERE " for complete job description. Minimum Qualifications Associate's degree in Business Administration, Financial Management, Accounting, or related field. Minimum of two (2) years fiscal-related experience within the last 5 years. Basic computer experience with applicable software applications, i.e., Word, Excel spreadsheet applications, etc., desired. Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered. Position Specific
Manatee County, FL Bradenton, FL, USA
Jan 11, 2018
General Information Work with us at the 2016 Florida Library System of the year! LOCATION: Central Library- 1301 Barcarrota Blvd W. / Bradenton, Fl 34205 HOURS: Monday through Saturday work schedule, with variable daytime and evening hours Central Library Circulation Supervisor - Trains and supervises staff and volunteers and acts as liaison for an active Friends group. Manages facility, overseeing maintenance, technology concerns, collection development and community programming needs. Maintains current awareness of professional library issues, developments, materials and equipment with emphasis on library trends and services. Must possess the ability to work with clientele of a variety of ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds. Must possess knowledge of and have the ability to provide basic computer technology and training to adults and children. Must have effective ability to communicate and collaborate with library and county administration as well as partner with community individuals and organizations. Must be able to speak in front of community groups and promote library services. Regular attendance and availability during all operating hours with the ability to work at any MCPLS location. Job Description Click " HERE" for Complete Job Description Minimum Qualifications Master's degree in library science from a university or college accredited by the American Library Association, with a minimum of five (5) years of experience in the library system.Minimum of three (3) years supervisory experience. Position Specific
Manatee County, FL Palmetto, FL, USA
Dec 23, 2017
General Information Be our Doctor!!!! Location: 305 25th Street W. Palmetto, Fl 34221 Responsible for the AnimalServices Division's veterinary medical work. Performs clinical, laboratory and surgical veterinary services for sheltered animals. Exercises independent medical judgment when examining, caring for and treating impounded animals in accordance with County policies and procedures and in compliance with applicable State laws. *NOTE: This position has been designated by the Manatee County Commission as serving at the will and pleasure of the County Administrator. Employees so designated may be terminated at any time with or without cause. Working Conditions: Indoor/outdoor environment. High noise environment while performing certain responsibilities. Lifting objects and animals up to 50 lbs. alone; up to 100 lbs. with assistance Note: Manatee County Animal Services is continuously working toward a 90% save rate. Job Description Click HERE for complete job description. Minimum Qualifications Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from an accredited college or university and a Florida state license to practice veterinary medicine. Must possess a valid driver's license. Experience in shelter veterinary medicine desired.
Manatee County, FL Bradenton, FL, USA
Dec 21, 2017
General Information LOCATION: 1112 Manatee Ave W, Suite 900. HOURS: Monday - Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm This classification plans, directs and coordinates the overall operations of the Impact Fee Program for the County and integrates infrastructure planning, funding, and development review. Job Description Click "HERE" for complete job description. Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree in accounting, business administration, finance, public administration, or related field. Masters Degree in Public Administration, Planning or Master of Business (MBA)ishighly desired. Ten (10) years progressively responsible experience in fiscal/business management or impact fee program management. Three years supervisory experience. Valid driver's license with valid Florida driver's license within 30 days of hire. Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered. Knowledge/Abilities/Skills Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and practices and ability to research, interpret and apply such. Knowledge of financial reporting practices. Knowledge of Federal, State, and local laws, rules and regulations governing budgetary and fiscal policies and contract procedures of County government and ability to research, interpret and apply such. Knowledge of automated financial management systems in a large multi-fund environment. Ability to prepare account analysis and reconciliations and determine the effects of unreconciled items. Ability to compose correspondence and prepare, submit and present comprehensive reports.
Manatee County, FL Bradenton, FL, USA
Jan 13, 2018
General Information **STARTING SALARY $22.99 PER HOUR** (Depending on Qualifications/Licenses) HOURS: Monday-Friday, 7:30am to 4:30pm Highly skilled technical work in securing and maintaining compliance with all applicable building codes and regulations governing building construction, alterations and repairs. Work involves the examination of plans, blueprints, diagrams, surveys, and similar documentation. Work involves inspections at commercial, industrial and other job sites. Work requires considerable independent judgment in the interpretation and application of pertinent codes and regulations. Wealso require a high level of customer service skills in dealing with the public. 1. Manatee County offers an excellent health care plan with little or no co pays on prescriptions. 2. 11 paid holidays, accrued sick time, vacation time and 3 personal holidays per year. 3. Manatee County Building and Development Services also supports the Building Officials Association of Florida (BOAF) Cross Training program which is paid for by Building and Development Services in which additional licenses can be obtained and a .50 cent pay increase for each license. 4. Available Over Time work. 5. Educational training for Obtaining CEU's paid for by Building and Development Services. 6. Take home vehicle for inspectors providing they live in the County. Job Description Click HERE for job description. Minimum Qualifications High school graduate/equivalent. Possession of two (2) Standard Licenses in one (1) discipline (Building, Mechanical, Plumbing, Electrical) issued by Florida's Building Code Administrators and Inspectors Board (BCAIB) as an Inspector and Plans Examiner. In lieu of licensure have a minimum verifiable five (5) years experience gained as/or under a registered or state-certified general, building, or residential contractor. Licensure in individual contractor trades may be considered. Multiple licenses or the verifiable ability to obtain same is required (Building, Mechanical, Plumbing, and/or Electrical). Basic computer skills. Valid driver's license with valid Florida driver's license within 30 days of hire. Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered. Certification Time Frames for Plans Examiner- Inspection Officer I: Provisional Licensure required from BCAIB as an Inspector and Plans Examiner is required within the first 120 days of employment. Standard Licensure(s) required prior to expiration of Provisional License or within one (1) year of employment, whichever comes first. Skill Level: Skill level indicator (I through IV) for each Standard Inspector and Plans Examiner License in the disciplines of:Building, Mechanical, Plumbing, and Electrical. Career Incentive Pay: Compensation of $0.50/hour for each additional license in skill level(s) after meeting minimum qualifications.
Manatee County, FL Bradenton, FL, USA
Jan 23, 2018
General Information LOCATION: Utilities Warehouse 4520 66th St W HOURS: Monday - Friday / 7:00am to 4:00pm Starting pay $17.18/hourly This classification provides direct supervision and training to employees within the warehouse. The position plans, administers, and coordinates the purchase, storage and handling of all inventories within the warehouse. Work involves a high level of task management skills, interdepartmental cooperation with all County departments, divisions and agencies; and maintains, through the use of computers, complex inventory records required to control appropriate stocking levels to ensure delivery of required items in a timely manner and without excessive inventory cost. Executes annual physical inventory audit, cycle counts, and interacts with vendors, customers and other County staff. Job Description Click HERE for complete job description. Minimum Qualifications High school diploma or equivalent certificate of competency. Minimum of three years of work experience in a warehousing operation. Minimum of one year (within the past five years) of direct supervisory experience. Valid Florida Drivers License. Forklift Operator certification, or ability to obtain within one year of hire. Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered. Note: Through pre-employment exercises, must demonstrate or verify the following: knowledge of modern (not more than six years prior to current date) inventory practice; ability to compile and prepare accurate summary reports and stocking plans from inventory reports; experience in managing a comparable volume of business; experience in servicing many diverse customer needs including billing requirements and varied service needs; knowledge and experience in participating as a supervisor in audits of inventories, both self-initiated and by third party oversight.
Manatee County, FL Bradenton, FL, USA
Jan 23, 2018
General Information LOCATION: 1100 26th Ave E HOURS: Monday - Friday / 7:00am to 4:00pm This classification performs a variety of responsible, high level administrative and technical tasks related to the planning, development, coordination, and analysis of various departmental operations to include development and evaluation of associated data and information relevant to specific management practices, procedures, and fiscal requirements.May oversee fiscal-related duties of other staff. Job Description Essential Functions These are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position. Develops and/or assists in developing, implementing and administering departmental policies with ongoing analysis and evaluation of operations and assigned programs related to the fiscal budget. Provides technical assistance to staff in the preparation and administration of operating and capital budgets.Coordinates submission and consults with division representatives in the formulation, analysis and control of those respective budgets. Develops management information systems to track performance of the division's financial management.Evaluates prospective and ongoing programs as to measurable impact and effectiveness, and based upon subsequent analysis, recommends alternate policies and procedural changes to achieve increased efficiency and production. Compiles and analyzes various statistical data for purpose of developing procedures; prepares correspondence, memoranda and supportive documents as required. Performs budget analysis and preparation of departmental budgets, including project budgetary impact considerations. Processes payments, billings, and collections; reviews bank deposits; coordinates the design and implementation of fiscal information systems, including line item adjustments, budget amendments, fee collection, accounts receivable and billing. Reviews budgets, expenditures and budget amendments for the department and coordinates implementation. Assists in the training, design and analysis of data processing systems and follow-ups necessary to the successful implementation of automated systems in the department. Develops and coordinates grant requirements with State and Federal Agencies and County staff. May oversee the work of other departmental fiscal staff. Additional Duties Performs other related work (including weather or other extreme emergency duties) as required. Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree in business, accounting, management, or related field. Minimum of three (3) yearsfiscal-related experience. Prior public sector fiscal or financial management experience highly desired. Prior supervisory or lead experience desired. Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered.
Manatee County, FL Anna Maria Island, Florida, USA
Jan 22, 2018
General Information Read to ME! Youth Librarian I Position - Island Library Location : 5701 Marina Dr. / Holmes Beach, Fl 34217 Hours : Tuesday - Saturday, variable daytime and evening hours PAY GRADE: G15 This classification performs a variety of technical/professional duties in the Manatee County Public Library System. Supervision may be exercised over library support staff.Work involves working both with the public and behind the scenes, handling branch and/or section responsibilities. Work is performed under the general supervision of a Librarian II or Librarian III. Job Description Click HERE for job description. Minimum Qualifications Masters degree in library science from a university or college accredited by the American Library Association.Prior library experience desired.
Manatee County, FL Bradenton, FL, USA
Jan 22, 2018
General Information LOCATION: Various EMS Stations HOURS: 56 hours week 7 day rotation 24/48 This classification performs technical work in providing basic emergency medical care and transportation of the sick and injured, as defined in Florida Statute, Florida Administrative Code, and local Medical Director-authored protocols.Work involves driving to and from the scene, providing patient care as directed by paramedic, and providing other assistance as necessary. Note:FRS Retirement - Special Risk. Must pass department-approved Agility Test.Safety Sensitive position, requires random drug testing. Job Description Click HERE for job description. Minimum Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: High school graduate/equivalent. Florida Emergency Medical Technician certification required. Current CPR Health Care Provider Certification, NIMS 100, 200, 700 and 800 desired. Emergency Vehicle Operation Course (16 hour Course), or must satisfactorily complete within 30 days of hire.Certification as International Trauma Life Support (ITLS) or Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) provider desired.Valid driver's license with valid Florida driver's license within 30 days of hire.
Manatee County, FL Bradenton, FL, USA
Jan 17, 2018
General Information Are you looking for an opportunity for a career with Manatee County Government? LOCATION: Meter Services Section 4520 66th St W HOURS: Monday - Friday / 7:30am to 4:00pm Starting pay $ 12.84/hourly PAY GRADE: G8 This classification performs duties associated with meter reading. Position requires direct customer contact and excellent customer service skills. The position serves in a non-supervisory capacity and operates under close supervision. Job Description Click HERE for complete job description. Minimum Qualifications High school diploma or equivalent certificate of competency. Prior work experience with a utility (i.e. meter reader, water distribution technician, sewer collections technician, or locator) desired. Must successfully complete the following training within twelve (12) months of hire (subject to scheduling): Introduction to Windows XP training. Valid driver's license with valid Florida driver's license within 30 days of hire. Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered.
Manatee County, FL Bradenton, FL, USA
Jan 17, 2018
General Information LOCATION: 1022 26th Ave E HOURS: Monday - Friday / 7:00am to 4:00pm This classificationapplies transportation planning principles in the analysis, review, and reporting of land use impacts onmultimodal transportation needs. Job Description Click HERE for complete job description. Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree in Civil, Traffic or Transportation engineering, Computer Science, or related field. Minimum of three (3) years professional experience in transportation planning or modeling. Prior experience with site impact analysis and travel demand modeling are highly desired. Valid driver's license with validFlorida driver's license within 30 days of hire. Position Specific Transportation Planning: This classification applies transportation planning principles in the analysis of multimodal transportation needs with an emphasis on non-motorized mobility (bicycle, pedestrian, and transit-supportive infrastructure) and complete streets policy. Specific Responsibilities : The Mobility Coordinator is a professional and technical position, responsible for work in planning and coordinating the County's non-motorized transportation programs, plans, and activities. Plans for safe, efficient, and attractive pedestrian and bicycle environment with interconnections to the transit system. Assists in preparation of multimodal transportation plan elements with emphasis on non-motorized mobility in County and regional MPO processes. Provides support to meet local, State, and Federal requirements related developing multi-modal components of grants and capital programs. Coordinates activities with public and private agencies and entities during transportation planning processes. Monitors and evaluates the performance of non-motorized transportation systems. Assists with review of non-motorized components of land development applications and transportation capital projects. Serves as Transportation Planning staff representative on the bicycle, pedestrian, and trail planning committees. Specific Knowledge and Experience : Knowledge of the principles, practices, and objectives of multimodal transportation planning, including the analysis of data and preparation of planning reports and studies with an emphasis in non-motorized mobility. Knowledge of current literature, trends, and developments in bicycle/pedestrian, multi-modal, and regional transportation planning. Experience preparing and submitting grant applications Experience with community outreach or public information programs for technical or planning projects
Manatee County, FL Bradenton, FL, USA
Jan 11, 2018
General Information Position is located ot our Public Safety Center HOURS: Monday - Friday / 8am - 5pm LOCATION : 2101 47th Terrace E, Bradenton, Fl. 34203 This classification is responsible for administrative support and typically supports a Director or Division Manager with the everyday tasks involved in completing projects in a timely manner.Work involves assisting in program planning, training, monitoring and coordinating a variety of responsible staff functions.Responsible for performing advanced technical and vocational level work within the functional area assigned. Job Description Click HERE for job description. Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree in public administration, business administration or accounting; and two (2) years of administrative experience in a field related to the area of assignments.For positions reporting to or directly assisting a board, authority or commission a minimum of an Associates degree and four (4) years related experience.Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered.
Manatee County, FL Bradenton, FL, USA
Jan 06, 2018
General Information LOCATION: 1108 26th Ave E HOURS: Monday - Friday / 7:00am to 3:30pm Pay grade: G15 This classification oversees all operations related to the installation, repair and maintenance of traffic signs, pavement markings, and related traffic control devices. This includes assisting and coordinating in the development and institution of the county wide sign and pavement marking inventory control and preventative maintenance program, implementing sign retroreflectivity compliance plan procedures and training employees in the use of specialized computer programs and electronic data collection equipment; ensuring compliance with Federal, State and local regulations and standards along with departmental policies, rules and guidelines. Job Description Click HERE for complete job description. Minimum Qualifications High school graduate/equivalent. Minimum of fouryears experience with sign installation, fabrication, pavement marking and striping. Minimum of twoyears lead or supervisory experience (Completion of Manatee County Leadership Academy highly desired). IMSA and/or ATSSA Level III Signs and Markings Certificate. Valid Florida Commercial Driver's License (Class B). Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered.
Manatee County, FL Bradenton, FL, USA
Dec 21, 2017
General Information LOCATION: 2101 47th Terr E HOURS: Monday - Friday / 7:00am to 4:00pm This classification provides technical guidance and assists with maintenance and calibration of sophisticated electronic traffic signal controllers, conflict monitors, and detector units. The position coordinates between the Traffic Management Center (TMC), Traffic Engineering, and Traffic Operations relative to peak traffic, peak traffic data and other statistics that govern modifications. Position is subject to rotating on-call status and electronic paging at all times when not on call. Job Description Click HERE for complete job description. Minimum Qualifications High school graduate/equivalent. Associates degree or related vocational courses/training certifications, with related electronic experience desired. Minimum of four (4) years experience relating to signal system operation, including repair and maintenance of traffic devices and related communication equipment. Minimum two (2) years experience as IMSA Traffic Signal Level II Technician.IMSA or ATSSA Work Zone Safety (Intermediate Training) Certification, IMSA Traffic Signal Level I, and Level II Certificate. Valid Florida driver's license. The following experience is a plus: Experience with ATMS.now central signal system management platform or similar system. Experience with Coordinated Signal System. Experience with Naztec 980 controllers, Tru-Traffic and Synchro/Simtraffic software programs. Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered.
Manatee County, FL Lakewood Ranch, FL 34202, USA
Jan 22, 2018
General Information LOCATION: Premier Sports Complex 5895 Post Blvd HOURS: Monday - Friday / 6:00am to 2:30pm Starting pay $14.42 This classification serves in a non-supervisory capacity, and in accordance with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and other pertinent regulatory agencies, mixes or applies pesticides, herbicides, fungicides, nematicides and related chemicals through sprays, dusts, vapors, soil incorporation or chemical application at assigned locations in the County. Note: Application of pesticides, at times, is applied during evening/night hours, seven days a week. Job Description Essential Functions These are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position. Applies, stores and disposes of chemicals in accordance with applicable Federal, State and local rules, regulations, policies and procedures. Remains current with all state, federal and local laws and responsible for paying for own spray license and getting Continuing Education Units. Connects hoses and nozzles, selected according to terrain, distribution pattern requirements, type of infestation, and velocity. Plants grass with seed spreader and operates straw blower to cover seeded area with asphalt and straw mixture. Communicates clearly and effectively, orally and in writing, including understanding and following instructions. Ensures safety of self and others (including the general public). May oversee and coordinate with contractors and sub-contractors in the application of fertilizers, insecticides, fungicides, nematicides, and related chemicals. Reads and interprets labels and appropriately follows guidelines and application procedures set by the EPA or other regulatory agencies. Maintains, or assists in the maintenance of, chemical application equipment; cleans and services machinery to ensure operating efficiency, using water, gasoline, lubricants, and hand tools. Fills sprayer tank with water and chemicals, according to formula. Records and maintains chemical inventory and proper records of all pesticide applications, in accordance with the rules and regulations set forth by the EPA and the State of Florida. May perform data entry on stand-alone or network computer. Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with others and interacts in a courteous tactful manner. Additional Duties: Performs other related work (including weather or other extreme emergency duties) as required. Minimum Qualifications High school graduate/equivalent. Minimum of three (3) years related work experience. Pesticide License required will depend on area of assignment. Valid Driver's license with valid Florida driver's license within 30 days of hire; additional driver license requirements depend on area of assignment. Position Specific
Manatee County, FL Bradenton, FL, USA
Dec 16, 2017
General Information LOCATION: Lift Stations 5101 65th St W HOURS: Monday - Friday / 7:00am to 3:30pm Starting salary $18.21 - $23.22 (depending of qualifications) Under general supervision, performs a variety of high level technical tasks relating to the maintenance, service, or installation of three phase electrical industrial plants. May work with high voltages when modifying, repairing, or installing electrical equipment and may be required to assume responsibility of controlling electrical emergencies.May initiate maintenance or repairs based on computerized radio telemetry reports or maintenance management system reports.Work is performed with considerable independence and reviewed for results obtained.Incumbent will be required to work after hours, weekends, and holidays when needed. Job Description Click Here for complete job description. Minimum Qualifications High school diploma or equivalent certificate of competency. Must have a minimum of six (6) years' experience as an Industrial (non-residential) Electrician or a minimum of 3 years of experience as an Industrial (non-residential) Electrician with satisfactory completion of recognized training/certification program for electricians. Validdriver's license with validFlorida driver's license within 30 days of hire. Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered. Desired - Licensed Master Industrial Electrician or State Electrical Contractor.
Manatee County, FL Bradenton, FL, USA
Jan 23, 2018
General Information LOCATION: 2411 Tallevast Road HOURS: Schedule and days vary PAY GRADE: G9 This classification performs skilled vehicle operation work in transporting citizens.Work involves responsibility for safe and efficient transportation of the general public, physically handicapped, and/or senior citizens, either on an assigned route in the County or to and from different locations in and around the Manatee County Region.Work requires dealing with passengers in a pleasant and courteous manner, providing information about the route or destination, operating a two-way radio according to FCC standards, and driving safely in a variety of weather conditions. NOTE: Pre-Employment physical required. Medical Examination Certificate for Bus Transit System Driver required. To be employed as a Transit Operator, must meet the physical qualifications to operate a bus according to the stated requirements (local and/or state and/or federal). Job Description Click HERE for complete job description. Minimum Qualifications Education : High School diploma or G.E.D. License : At minimum, you must possess one of the following: 1. Class "B" Commercial Driver's License with passenger endorsement and air brakes endorsement, or; 2. Class "B" CDL permit with passenger and air brake endorsements, by effective date of employment. Must be able to pass the CDL Test within 5 weeks - trainingwill beprovided. Special Requirements : Five (5) years driving experience or three (3) years Commercial Driving Experience. Must successfully pass all tests and written examinations given. Must successfully pass a DOT physical.Will have Division of Motor Vehicle records checked.