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Current Job Openings

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The Districts are currently seeking qualified applicants for the following positions:

   Budget Analyst - Administration - Management & Budget
Job Title: Budget Analyst
Job Description (partial): Professional and specialized work in assisting with preparing, implementing and managing the Budget Process (total budget in excess of over $240 million) for 14 Community Development Districts/1 Dependent District. Work includes performing extensive and complex budgetary, financial and trend analysis of budgets utilizing advanced spreadsheets/databases along with monitoring department expenditures for budget compliance. Coordinates and assists with the development, analysis, implementation along with monitoring of the Districts’ Capital Improvement Plans. Works/communicates with staff, Department Directors, District Manager, Board of Supervisors and the public. This position reports to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Director. Requirements Include: •Bachelor’s Degree (BA) in accounting, financial or budget from a four year college or university and 3+ years related municipal Budget or Finance experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience; •Intermediate to advanced knowledge of general budgetary and accounting principles; •Ability to prepare complete and accurate budget/financial reports. Ability to research, assemble, analyze and organize data and to prepare reports from such data; •Capital improvement planning and management experience a plus; •Knowledge of budget preparation, administrative policies and government reporting requirements (GFOA) and Florida State Statutes pertaining to special districts, financial/budgetary requirements and Truth in Millage (TRIM); •Proven ability to create complex analysis using software applications with considerable exposure to spreadsheet and database applications; •Well organized and able to successfully multi-task , and work under pressure in a fast paced environment to meet multiple demanding deadlines with attention to detail; •Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; •Able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, subordinates, other employees, public officials and the general public with team leadership skills. •Ability to remain calm in stressful situation. •Strong ability to plan, organize and carry out work assignments sometimes under time constraints and multiple and legal deadlines. Ability to research and compile data and to prepare reports from such records. Ability to use independent judgment to solve problems. •Professional appearance and demeanor. Ability to maintain confidentiality; •Ability to write professional reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals, and ability to effectively present information and respond to questions about same from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public; •Flexibility in work hours as some after-hours, including weekends scheduling, may be required to meet deadlines and attend meetings; •All candidates must successfully pass background & drug screening
Minimum $42,000.00 annual
Application Deadline: January 9, 2015
Application Information:
Only one application per applicant is accepted.  Completed applications should be returned to Human Resources, 984 Old Mill Run, The Villages, FL 32162 or Faxed to (352) 352-674-1910.
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   Recreation Assistant (PT) - Recreation Department
Job Title: Recreation Assistant (PT)
Job Description (partial): Under the general direction of the Facility Specialist, RFM, RAM and Supervisor the Recreation Assistant will assist in the daily operations of the facility including but not limited to the set up and break down of scheduled indoor and outdoor activities and events. Provide a friendly, welcoming atmosphere which encourages residents and guests to participate in recreation activities and promotes a safe, hospitable recreation environment. Ensure the conformance of Recreation Department and District policies at Recreation centers by following the required protocols and procedures. Requirements Include: •High School or General Education Degree (GED), or one to three months related experience and/or training in lieu of education; •Valid Florida Driver’s License; •Frequently throughout the course of daily duties must be able to successfully lift and/or carry such items as chairs (approximately 18 pounds), tables (approximately 52 pounds), sports equipment, furniture, etc.; •Excellent written and verbal communication skills, as well as a professional appearance and demeanor; •Strong work ethic and commitment to providing optimal customer service; •Proven intermediate or better proficiency level in Microsoft Word, Excel (formulas) and Outlook; •Well organized and able to successfully multi-task in a fast paced environment to meet multiple demanding deadlines; •Ability to work flexible hours including nights and weekends and willingness to serve (or substitute) at other centers regardless of center size; •Ability to work independently and to comfortably open and close a recreation center, which may include working with limited natural light source depending upon time of day/year; •All candidates must successfully pass background and drug screening. Application deadline for this position is Wednesday, January 7, 2015 by 5:00 PM.
8.89 per hour
Application Deadline: January 7, 2015
Application Information:
Only one application per applicant is accepted.  Completed applications should be returned to Human Resources, 984 Old Mill Run, The Villages, FL 32162 or Faxed to (352) 352-674-1910.
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   Receptionist/Clerical Assistant (FT) - District Property Management
Job Title: Receptionist/Clerical Assistant (FT)
Job Description (partial): Performs any range of clerical/administrative duties in support of, and to provide assistance to, the DPM office staff. Works with a general outline of tasks to be performed and develops work methods and sequences under general supervision to successfully accomplish same within designated timeframes. This is a multi-faceted position responsible for successfully working with residents/customers, contractors, staff and members of the business community. Requires a strong commitment to provide exceptional customer service and enhance the public relations throughout all interactions with residents/customers, contractors and members of the business community. Requirements Include: •High school diploma or GED; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Associate’s degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two-year College or technical school preferred. •Proven intermediate or better ability in Microsoft Office programs (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access); Proven ability to accurately access, input, and retrieve information from a computer using aforementioned programs. •Proven ability to successfully interact with diverse customer population while providing excellent customer service. •Well organized and able to successfully multi-task, and work under pressure in a fast paced environment to meet multiple demanding deadlines; •Ability to successfully review, and accurately classify, categorize, prioritize, and/or analyze data and/or information. •Ability to successfully interpret instructions furnished in written, oral, diagrammatic, or schedule form to produce required information. •Ability to exercise independent judgment to adopt or modify methods and standards to meet assigned objectives. •Strong work ethic and commitment to providing optimal customer service; •Ability to periodically work flexible schedule required to assist in special projects/programs during the course of the year •Excellent written and verbal communication skills and professional appearance and demeanor; •Successful completion of background check and drug screening; Application deadline for this position is Wednesday, December 24, 2014 by 5:00 PM.
$9.13 per hour
Application Deadline: December 24, 2014
Application Information:
Only one application per applicant is accepted.  Completed applications should be returned to Human Resources, 984 Old Mill Run, The Villages, FL 32162 or Faxed to (352) 352-674-1910.
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   Captain-Training (FT) - Public Safety Department
Job Title: Captain-Training (FT)
Job Description (partial): This is a managerial, exempt, position, which serves under the administrative direction of the Fire Chief and/or Deputy Fire Chief. The Training Officer position performs specialized educational work in preparing and presenting training programs to members of the Villages Public Safety Department and the community. This position serves as the lead in coordinating all aspects of the department’s training and quality assurance program. This is an advanced supervisory position providing emergency response work, and other activities responding to citizen calls for emergency assistance due to a variety of emergency and non-emergency situations. Works independently, reporting major activities through regular meetings. This individual exercises initiative and independent judgment in all phases of work; exercises tact and courtesy in frequent contact with District staff, various county officials, and the public; works closely with local, regional, and state safety organizations. The individual assigned to this position must be capable of working a flexible schedule that can often require evening and weekend assignments. Minimum requirements include, but are not limited to: •Six (6) years of career fire service experience with a minimum of three (3) years proven fire suppression operations experience at the rank of Lieutenant or higher within the past 6 years; applicants with a minimum of 3+ years of service as a Lieutenant with the Villages Public Safety Department will be given preference. •Must maintain all required certifications and licenses, including medical director’s clearance to perform Advanced Life Support procedures. •Valid Florida driver's license •Florida State Firefighter Minimum Standards (F.S.S. 633) •Florida State Paramedic Certification •Florida State Fire Officer I Certification; Must achieve Florida Fire Officer II certification within 12 months of appointment •Florida Fire Service Instructor I; Instructor III certification required within 12 months of employment. •American Heart Association BLS, ACLS, ITLS, and PALS certifications; Instructor certifications required within 12 months of employment. (copies of AHA certifications for internal applicants are provided by VPSD) •ICS 100, 200, 300, 700, and 800 •16-hour EVOC required. EVOC Instructor certification required within 12 months of employment. •Minimum (3) three years as a paramedic. •Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Public Administration, Management, Business Science, Education, or technical field. •Prior experience with state/local government preferred •Applicant must pass all medical testing as set forth by the Villages Public Safety Department. •Ability to successfully, and within required timeframes as necessary, comfortably and effectively communicate in training and non-training situations with all levels of District employees, residents, community organizations, trainers from other companies, professional training group members, and consultants by phone, in person, or through correspondence. •read and interpret documents such as technical data, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. •develop, proof and present training materials and programs, reports and correspondence. •apply mathematical concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to •practical solutions. •solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. •interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. •work on weekends and after hours to meet deadlines, attend meetings and to make sure all events run smoothly. •function independently in a multi-task environment, as well as part of a team. •to multi-task in a fast paced environment to meet multiple deadlines. •Possess strong planning and organizational skills •Proven intermediate or better proficiency in computer operations and use of software packages, including but not limited to: o Word processing, spreadsheet, graphics, etc. specifically with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint o Firehouse RMS •Successfully demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills, as well as a professional appearance and demeanor. •Successful completion of background check and drug screening. •Support Core Values, Mission, and Vision of the District. •Employee may not exhibit any visible body art Application closing date: Monday, December 29, 2014 by 5:00 PM.
starting at $50,795.32 annual salary
Application Deadline: December 29, 2014
Application Information:
Only one application per applicant is accepted.  Completed applications should be returned to Human Resources, 984 Old Mill Run, The Villages, FL 32162 or Faxed to (352) 352-674-1910.
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