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

Collection & Distribution System Operator

Pay Grade Range:  4- 8; Salary Range: $20.88 – $40.55 Hourly

Position Type: Full-Time / Non- Exempt

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

Summary Statement: This position performs preventative/ corrective maintenance on District lift stations equipment with an emphasis on mechanical duties.  The District is a 24 hour a day, 365 days a year operation and personnel I this classification will be subject to working overtime and on call including nights, holidays, and weekends.

Key Responsibilities: The Collections Operator:

  • Performs and assists a full range of general maintenance and cleaning duties related to the District’s wastewater collection system; cleans sewer mains and laterals, operates a high pressure rodder, manual power rodder, vacuums debris from lift stations and related structures.
  • Monitors control panels, adjust valves and gates to regulate flow of waste to main plant.
  • Performs work in confined spaces; takes appropriate precautions prior to entering confined spaces with use of air quality monitors and ventilators.
  • Maintains accurate logs of repairs/ maintenance done.
  • Performs preventative and corrective maintenance on District lift station equipment.
  • Logs and/ or interprets meter and gauge readings to determine pump performance and condition.
  • May collect samples of flow, log flows, and inspect stations involved in pumping wastewater.
  • Clean and maintain equipment in the wastewater pumping system.
  • Provides courteous customer service; responds to questions and inquiries from general public.
  • Inspects and maintains assigned equipment and vehicles; performs safety checks and check fluid levels of vehicles and equipment
  • Assists other District personnel on related projects.
  • Serves in emergency standby capacity and/ or On Call; available for on call after hours including holidays and weekends.
  • Performs other related duties as required and assigned.

Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • One year of on-the-job wastewater collection experience as a trainee or greater.
  • Able to obtain or have FW&PCOA Class “C” or higher Certification in Collections and Distribution or ability to obtain within time-period outlined in offer letter.

Environmental Educator I (River Center)

Pay Grade: 2

Salary Range: $17.87- $28.58

Position Type: Part-Time/ Non-Exempt

Schedule: Varies (part-time)

Summary Statement:

The Environmental Educator is responsible for leading education programs, including tours and activities at the River Center. Education programming may include people of all ages, but typically focuses on school-aged children. Regular workdays are Wednesday and Friday although schedule may be changed due to staffing needs (e.g. special events, staff vacations, etc.). Additionally daily responsibilities include, but are not limited to, greeting guests, caring for aquatic life, assisting guests, and assisting with special events. Position is part-time averaging 20 hours or less per week.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead environmental education program for all ages with a focus on elementary age students.
  • Provide environmental education opportunities after school for elementary age students at the River Center or the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse Outstanding Natural Area.
  • Lead evening environmental education programs for adults and families.
  • Develop and implement new ideas for public engagement and involvement with specific groups (residential developments, retirement communities, special interest groups, and other civic organizations).
  • Guide volunteers doing visitor services, program preparation, program assisting or small projects.
  • Greet guests.
  • Assist guests at exhibits including touch tank.
  • Answer phones and other administrative duties as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

 

Education & Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent and two (2) years’ experience
  • Prior environmental education experience is preferred.
  • Valid Florida Driver’s License
  • Pass drug test and Level II Background check
  • Ability to operate a District vehicle.

HR Contact email:

HR@LRECD.org