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Current Job Openings

For any job opening, you should find out all you can about the position by carefully reviewing the job posting. This will help you to understand what knowledge, skills and abilities might be required to successfully compete for any openings. The minimum requirements are listed in the "Requirements" section of the posting. Be sure to read the requirements carefully. A position may require a specific type and amount of experience, a license or certification, or simply skill, knowledge and ability in specific fields. It is very important that your relevant education, experience (volunteer or paid), licenses, certificates and special skills be included on your application. Emphasize those areas which meet the specific requirements of the job.

The Districts are currently seeking qualified applicants for the positions listed below:

NOTE: All full-time, and some part-time, positions are Charter School eligible, Category 2.

   RECREATION ASSISTANT - RECREATION DEPARTMENT
Job Title: RECREATION ASSISTANT
Job Description (partial): Performs under the general direction of the Recreation Facilities Manager, Recreation Area Manager and Supervisor, assisting 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 and the fitness club. Provide a friendly, welcoming atmosphere which encourages residents and guests to participate in recreation activities and promotes a safe, hospitable recreation environment. The purpose is to create total resident/guest satisfaction with all the events that occur at the Recreation Center. 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, but are not limited to: (for details see complete job description) •High School Diploma or GED, three to six months related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience. •Ability to work after hours and weekends to ensure optimal customer satisfaction. •Must be proficient in personal computer skills including electronic mail, recordkeeping, routine data base activity, word processing, spreadsheets, graphics, etc. •This position is subject to moderate physical activity performing somewhat strenuous daily activities of a primarily administrative nature. •Excellent written and verbal communication skills, as well as a professional appearance and demeanor. •Ability to work flexible hours including weekends and willingness to work and/or substitute at other locations. •Strong work ethic and commitment to providing optimal customer service. •Well organized and able to successfully multi-task in a fast paced environment to meet multiple demanding deadlines. •Be proficient in the use of all recreation equipment including, but not limited to, sports equipment, lighting and sound equipment, LED projectors, A/C regulators, etc. •All candidates must successfully pass background and drug screening. CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: •Valid Florida Driver’s License.
$8.89 per hour
Application Deadline: May 1, 2017
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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   ACCOUNTING TECHNICIAN - FINANCE
Job Title: ACCOUNTING TECHNICIAN
Job Description (partial): Incumbents for the position of Accounting Technician will perform essential functions and multiple accounting duties as apportioned under one of three functional divisions: Accounts Payable, Billing & Customer Service, or Accounting. While work assignments may be primarily focused in one division area, incumbents may be assigned cross-division duties based on District needs. For that reason, incumbents are expected to possess a skill level that allows them to be assigned any duty at any time and become proficient in the required work within a short period of time. Some general types of duties expected to be performed within this position includes the following. Requirements include, but are not limited to: (for details see complete job description) •Associate’s Degree in Accounting and/or a closely related field. •Proficient personal computer skills and basic proficiency level in knowledge of Microsoft package involving Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook. •Ability to work effectively in a team environment. •Excellent verbal communication skills and professional appearance. •Successful completion of background check and drug screening. •Ability to be well-organized & successfully multi-task in a fast-paced environment to meet multiple demanding deadlines. •Proof of Florida Residency. Full-Time
$13.46 per hour
Application Deadline: March 31, 2017
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 - PUBLIC SAFETY
Job Title: CAPTAIN - TRAINING
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 Captain 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. The incumbent is required to also maintain the psychomotor skills necessary to perform emergency fire ground operations within the position’s defined job responsibilities. Requirements include, but are not limited to: (for details see complete job description) •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; applicants with a minimum of three (3)+ years of service as a Lieutenant with the Villages Public Safety Department will be given preference. •Minimum three (3) years as a certified paramedic. •Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Public Administration, Management, Business Science, or technical field. •Prior experience with state/local government preferred. •Ability to successfully, and within required timeframes as necessary: ocomfortably and effectively communicate with all levels of District employees, residents, community organizations, agency representatives, and consultants by phone, in person, or through correspondence. oread and interpret documents such as technical data, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. odevelop, proof and present materials and programs, reports and correspondence. oapply mathematical concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical solutions. osolve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. ointerpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. owork on weekends and after hours to meet deadlines, attend meetings and to make sure all events run smoothly. ofunction independently in a multi-task environment, as well as part of a team. oto 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: oword processing, spreadsheet, graphics, etc., specifically with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint oRecords Management Systems (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. •Must successfully complete initial medical and physical evaluations, and recertify annually in accordance with F.A.C. 69A-62 and NFPA 1582 standard. •Capable of operating in personal protective equipment (PPE) and Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) per state and federal safety standards. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: •Florida State Firefighter Minimum Standards (F.S.S. 633). •Florida State Fire Officer I Certification. •Florida Fire Officer II certification required within 12 months of appointment. •Florida Fire Service Instructor I. •Florida Fire Service Instructor III certification required within 12 months of employment. •Florida State certified Emergency Medical Technician or Paramedic: Paramedic certification required for EMS training position. •Current CPR certifications. •(Paramedic) Current ACLS, ITLS and PALS certifications, instructor certifications required within 12 months of employment. •ICS 100, 200, 300, 700, and 800. •16-hour EVOC required; EVOC instructor certification required within 12 months of employment. •Valid and Current Florida Driver’s License.
$57,000.00
Application Deadline: March 30, 2017
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 - ADMINISTRATAIVE OPERATIONS - PUBLIC SAFETY
Job Title: CAPTAIN - ADMINISTRATAIVE OPERATIONS
Job Description (partial): The Administrative Operations Captain reports to the Fire Chief, or designee, and is responsible for overseeing those functions most related to administrative and staff issues, including, but not limited to: maintaining departmental policies and procedures, conducting hiring and promotional assessment centers for the recruitment and selection of VPSD staff, investigating citizen complaints, coordination of administrative hearings relative to potential disciplinary action, ensuring timely and consistent scheduling and completion of annual physical fitness medical and physical ability testing, department liaison for Commission of Fire Accreditation International (CFAI) accreditation questions/requests, and assisting in the overall operation of the department as needed or directed by the Fire Chief. Participates in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies, and priorities; recommends and implements resulting policies and procedures; oversees and maintains the department’s Policy and Procedure Manual. Provides highly responsible and complex staff assistance to the Fire Chief. The incumbent is required to also maintain the psychomotor skills necessary to perform emergency fire ground operations within the position’s defined job responsibilities. Requirements include, but are not limited to: (for details see complete job description) •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; applicants with a minimum of three (3)+ years of service as a Lieutenant with the Villages Public Safety Department will be given preference. •Minimum three (3) years as a certified paramedic. •Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Public Administration, Management, Business Science, or technical field. •Prior experience with state/local government preferred. •Ability to successfully, and within required timeframes as necessary: ocomfortably and effectively communicate with all levels of District employees, residents, community organizations, agency representatives, and consultants by phone, in person, or through correspondence. oread and interpret documents such as technical data, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. odevelop, proof and present materials and programs, reports and correspondence. oapply mathematical concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical solutions. osolve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. ointerpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. owork on weekends and after hours to meet deadlines, attend meetings and to make sure all events run smoothly. ofunction independently in a multi-task environment, as well as part of a team. oto 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: oword processing, spreadsheet, graphics, etc., specifically with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint oRecords Management Systems (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. •Must successfully complete initial medical and physical evaluations, and recertify annually in accordance with F.A.C. 69A-62 and NFPA 1582 standard. •Capable of operating in personal protective equipment (PPE) and Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) per state and federal safety standards. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: •Florida State Firefighter Minimum Standards (F.S.S. 633). •Florida State Fire Officer I Certification. •Florida Fire Officer II certification required within 12 months of appointment. •Florida Fire Service Instructor I. •Florida Fire Service Instructor III certification required within 12 months of employment. •Florida State certified Paramedic •Current CPR certification. •Current ACLS, ITLS and PALS certifications. •ICS 100, 200, 300, 700, and 800. •16-hour EVOC required. •Valid and Current Florida Driver’s License.
$57,000.00 annual salary
Application Deadline: March 30, 2017
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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   ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT - COMMUNITY WATCH
Job Title: ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT
Job Description (partial): This position directs and oversees department’s daily office operations to ensure smooth functioning of administrative support staff and functions. Performing receptionist and administrative/clerical duties and routines related to the management and operation of the department, independently and in conjunction with direction from the management team. Position also assists with the department’s daily office operations. This is a multi-faceted position responsible for successfully working and communicating with residents, handling financial duties and other administrative office duties. This is a multi-faceted position responsible for working with all levels of management, department members, as well as residents, general public, vendors and other government entities &/or Public Safety departments with little or no supervision. Requirements include, but are not limited to: (for details see complete job description) •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 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. •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. •Proof of Florida residency. •Successful completion of background check and drug screening.
$12.26 per hour
Application Deadline: March 28, 2017
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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