Employment Opportunities

When applying for a position

Please make sure you indicate which open position you are applying for.  You may apply in any of the following ways…

  1. Send resume/and cover letter to HR@Lrecd.org
  2. Complete an application (https://jobapps.hrdirectapps.com/applicantform/D4640347730/0) along with attachments and submit online
  3. Mail: To Loxahatchee River District: ATTN; Human Resources 2500 Jupiter Park Drive, Jupiter, FL 33458

Veterans Preference:

Certain servicemembers and veterans, and the spouses and family members of such servicemembers and veterans, receive preference and priority.  Also, certain servicemembers may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements, in employment by the state and its subdivisions and are encouraged to apply for the positions being filled.  The application for Veteran Preference must be completed along with any required documentation and must be included as an attachment at the time of submitting your employment application.

Application for Veterans Preference

Disability:

Disabled applicants may request a reasonable accommodation during the hiring process by contacting the Human Resource department.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer: disability/ veteran

Construction Manager

Pay Grade:  15; Salary Range: $79,261 – $126,818 Salary

Position Type: Full-Time / Exempt

Schedule: M-F 7am- 3:30pm

Summary Statement: The Construction Manager provides construction management, planning and support to the Engineering Services Division Director including project planning, design, materials acquisition, permitting, traffic control plans, general construction contract management and procurement of services not included in general construction services contracts necessary for completion of the work and fleet maintenance.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for managing the Construction staff schedules and workflow, coordinating with other District departments through Infor EAM.
  • Responsible for project planning, project review, preparing scope of work and work orders.
  • Works with District Engineer and / or subcontractor for specific Traffic Control Plans
  • Procure equipment & materials and schedules the delivery of each.
  • Responsible for the scheduling and coordination between various stakeholders
  • Provides coordination assistance with Engineering Consultants
  • Ensures permit coordination & compliance including Activation, Inspection scheduling and closeouts while coordinating with Director of Engineering.
  • Responsible for all Construction Contract management including Wastewater and Reclaimed water general Construction Services; low pressure, lift station rehabilitation, main lifting, lateral lining manhole rehabilitation.
  • Manges the construction contracts for the Gravity System Lining Program.
  • Participate in planning meetings with District staff to review current & upcoming projects.
  • Maintain positive relations with the public, jurisdictional agencies, general construction services contractors and District staff.
  • Perform under the responsible charge of the Director of Engineering.
  • Performs all work in compliance with the District’s Procurement Policy.
  • Performs related work as required

Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or Equivalent and 5 years experience in the underground utility construction field; OR
  • 4-year college degree in a construction related field AND minimum 2 years experience in the underground utility construction field; OR
  • Any equivalent combination of related experience.
  • Three years in a supervisory role preferred

Construction Operator Trainee

Pay Grade Range:  4; Salary Range: $20.08 – $32.12 Hourly

Position Type: Full-Time / Non- Exempt

Schedule: M-F 7am- 3:30pm

Summary Statement: An employee in this position performs semiskilled manual field work under the Construction foreman.  The trainee will learn how to repair and maintain wastewater equipment, facilities, and appurtenances.

Key Responsibilities:

Performs duties as assigned to meet the needs of the District including but not limited to:

  • Installs and repair services
  • Install, repair or replace force main, gravity sewer lines and appurtenances
  • Maintains and repairs concrete vaults, manholes, etc.
  • Locate line locations
  • Operates various heavy machinery
  • Restores sidewalks, roads, and landscapes to original condition after repairs
  • Make field inspections of contractors to make sure County/District standards are met.
  • Works with and assists the crew in digging ditches, holes, and trenches, hoisting material, tools, equipment, and related work with a backhoe or front-end loader.

Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Ability to operate: Front-end loader/backhoe, A5, 18- yard dump truck with manual shift
  • Ability to operate gasoline & hydraulic power tools.
  • Acquire working knowledge of practices, materials, and tools used in construction and maintenance within six months of hire.
  • Ability to learn working knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions involved in the environment within ninety days of hire.
  • Ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions
  • Ability to work in confined spaces.
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with coworkers and the public.
  • Acquire a State of Florida Class “C” Collection’s system operator license within 6 months of hire
  • Valid and clear Florida Drivers License and acquire a valid Class “B” CDL within the first year.
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize effectively
  • Highly organized and methodical approach to daily work
  • Effective computer skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Office
  • Pass a pre-employment physical along with a drug test.
  • Submit a background check

Customer Service Representative I

Pay Grade:  2; Salary Range: $19.50 – $31.18 Hourly

Position Type: Full-Time / Non-Exempt

Schedule: M-F 8am- 5pm

Summary Statement:

The Customer Service Representative I performs a variety of clerical and customer support tasks, accounting functions and administrative work over the phone and in person, providing customer assistance, cashiering and payment processing, computer data processing, deposits, mail estoppels and errands.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Performs duties as assigned but not limited to:
  • Performs Customer Service functions: answering phone calls; assisting customer at the front desk; providing assistance and information related to billing to customers, responds to routine questions, complaints and routing calls to correct location.
  • Receives and processes payments for utility bills/ fee by electronic data file, phone, mail, drop box and in person by cash, check, credit/debit card. Verifies customer information on accounts.
  • Process estoppel’s/ account status reports to title companies or closing agents.
  • Receives, opens, processes and /or distributes incoming mail and prepares outgoing mail.
  • Operates motor vehicle to pick up mail from post office, make bank deposits, or other errands as needed.
  • Customer database research and reconcile to other agency data systems
  • Performs clerical tasks including answering telephone, typing documents, making copies, sending/ receiving faxes, filing documentation, or processing incoming/ outgoing mail.
  • Provides assistance to other employee or departments as needed.
  • Files and manages digital files and documents.
  • New customer account set up

 

Education and Experience:

  • Graduation from high school or GED equivalent and 
  • Minimum one (1) year experience in the performance of basic clerical and accounting duties, cash handling, and customer service experience.
  • Any equivalent combination of education and experience

HR Contact email:

HR@LRECD.org