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A career at FMPA means working on a team that helps keep the lights on in communities across Florida. Every day brings new challenges and opportunities for career development, and we thank all those who apply to be a part of our team. We take our time to review each application thoroughly. As a result we are unable to respond to every job applicant. Should your qualifications match our staffing needs, we will contact you directly. FMPA and its members are Equal Opportunity Employers.

  • Financial and Data Analyst II

    Description

    Florida Municipal Power Agency (FMPA) is a wholesale power agency owned by electric municipals. We provide low-cost, reliable and clean power, plus value-added services for FMPA’s owner-customers. To serve FMPA’s member-owners well, the Agency strives to maintain a positive and engaging environment for our team members.

    The Financial and Data Analyst II will perform technical work creating and analyzing budgets and financial models preparing budget to actual reports and reviewing with departmental managers, calculating project rates, monitoring the financial health of the Agency, and preparing other analyses to support Agency initiatives. Work is performed under the supervision of the Financial Planning Rates and Budget Director. 

    Position Requirements

    Minimum Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business administration, or related field, with a minimum of five years performing similar work or five years of related industry experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Analytical mindset, proficient in data analysis, data management, and statistical forecasting.
    • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal skills.
    • Highly proficient in Microsoft Excel (including Power Query and Power Pivot), PowerPoint, and Power BI.
    • Ability to summarize analysis and data in a form that can be presented to Senior Management as well as the Agency’s Boards.

    Florida Municipal Power agency is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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  • System Operations Analyst

    Description

    Florida Municipal Power Agency (FMPA) is a wholesale power agency owned by electric municipals. We provide low-cost, reliable and clean power, plus value-added services for FMPA’s owner-customers. To serve FMPA’s member-owners well, the Agency strives to maintain a positive and engaging environment for our team members.

    The System Operations Analyst will be performing difficult skilled technical, quantitative, and analytical work. The role supports FMPA business development and operations with energy and capacity portfolio position modeling and analysis, including coordination of FMPA’s position with the Florida Municipal Power Pool (FMPP).  Additional responsibilities include; conducting position, financial, and risk studies to support development of bid and offer positions in the market, assisting in management of FMPA’s transmission needs within the appropriate transmission areas, providing research and analysis to support the transaction direction of the Agency and  coordinate with the Generation team. Work involves detailed analysis under the general direction of the Business Development and System Operations Director.

    Position Requirements

    Position Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance or Engineering with coursework in economics/statistics, engineering, risk analysis, derivatives, commodities or related fields a plus.
    • Minimum of 7 years’ experience in electric power utilities industry and working with energy markets. Some commercial experience preferred.
    • Strong quantitative and analytical skills.
    • Ability to perform analysis on significant volumes of data coming from multiple sources.
    • Strong understanding of databases, business intelligence tools and how to develop queries to capture relevant information.
    • Proficient with financial and risk analysis techniques. Strong understanding of energy load forecasting, generation performance, generation outages and energy market products a plus.
    • Familiarity and interest in Commercially viable power portfolio management options.
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates, industry professionals, and the general public.
    • Ability to summarize analysis and data in a form that can be presented to Senior Management as well as the Agency’s Boards.

    Florida Municipal Power agency is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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  • Energy Portfolio Analyst

    Description

    Florida Municipal Power Agency (FMPA) is a wholesale power agency owned by electric municipals. We provide low-cost, reliable and clean power, plus value-added services for FMPA’s owner-customers. To serve FMPA’s member-owners well, the Agency strives to maintain a positive and engaging environment for our team members.

    The Energy Portfolio Analyst will be supporting business development efforts and commercial transactions by performing difficult skilled technical, quantitative and analytical work. The role assists FMPA business development and operations with power marketing efforts, coordination of natural gas management activities, and research and analysis on power and natural gas to support the transaction direction of the Agency.

    In addition, the role will conduct position, financial, and risk studies to support development of and make recommendations for bid and offer positions in the market. Work involves detailed analysis under the general direction of the Business Development and System Operations Director.  

    Position Requirements

    Position Requirements

    • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance or Engineering with coursework in economics/statistics, engineering, risk analysis, derivatives, commodities or related fields a plus.
    • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in electric power utilities industry and working with energy markets. Some commercial experience preferred.
    • Strong quantitative and analytical skills.
    • Ability to perform analysis on significant volumes of data coming from multiple sources.
    • Strong understanding of databases, business intelligence tools and how to develop queries to capture relevant information.
    • Proficient with financial and risk analysis techniques. Strong understanding of energy load forecasting, generation production costs and energy market products a plus.
    • Familiarity and interest in Commercially viable power portfolio management options.
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates, industry professionals, and the general public.
    • Ability to summarize analysis and data in a form that can be presented to Senior Management as well as the Agency’s Boards.

    Florida Municipal Power agency is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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FMPA Member Jobs

FMPA’s members are currently recruiting for the positions listed below. Please note, these positions are located in various Florida cities. To apply, please follow the directions on the individual job posting. Questions about these positions should be directed to the listed employer. FMPA and its members are Equal Opportunity Employers.

  • Electric & Gas Utility Analyst – Tallahassee, Fla.

    Description

    ABOUT TALLAHASSEE

    Tallahassee, located in the panhandle of the Sunshine State, is the capital of the State of Florida and within the metropolitan area is home to more than 365,000 Floridians.  It is a dynamic and growing community that provides its residents with excellent amenities and entertainment that include award-winning parks, coastal and other outdoor activities, excellent educational opportunities, festivals, and sporting events, and much more. 

    The City also owns and operates an award-winning electric utility that is consistently recognized for its commitment to reliable cost-effective service, customer service, environmental stewardship, and safety.  It is the 4th largest municipal electric utility in Florida and the 27th largest in the United States.  The electric utility is responsible for the operation and maintenance of the city’s electric generation, transmission, and distribution system. Tallahassee’s Electric & Gas Utility delivers reliable Electric and Natural gas service to over 125,000 Electric and 33,000 Gas customers within Leon, Wakulla, and Gadsden counties.

    The CITY OF TALLAHASSEE has an exciting and rewarding Training Analyst opportunity for a highly motivated experienced utility professional.

    This is a highly responsible technical position that provides support to the Electric & Gas Utility at two generating stations: Arvah B. Hopkins Generating Station, located ~7 miles west of Tallahassee, and Sam O. Purdom Generating Station, located in St. Marks Florida. The position is responsible for the apprentice program at both generating power stations. The Hopkins Generating Station is a 500 MW gas and emergency oil-fired facility with a 300 MW GE F Class one-on-one combined-cycle unit with duct burners, two 50MW LM6000,  five 19.6MW each gas-fired reciprocation engines, and two remote site 9.4 MW each reciprocation engines.  The Purdom Generating station is a 250 MW gas and emergency oil-fired facility with a 250 MW GE F class one-on-one combined cycle generating unit and a Zero Discharge water processing facility.

    ESSENTIAL AND OTHER IMPORTANT JOB DUTIES

    • Studies the competencies of technical workers and work processes to recognize skill and safety needs and deficiencies of the workforce. Performs training needs analysis, job/task analysis, and audit of training/safety practices to recommend the most cost-effective and efficient solution to training problems.
    • Plans, implements, and coordinates a comprehensive training program and provides support safety program for all employees in the Electric and Gas Utility- Energy Supply Division and keeps managers, superintendents, and supervisors informed of training opportunities and solutions for training problems.
    • Works in a consultative capacity to the Electric and Gas Utility's Apprenticeship Committees to establish criteria for the selection, advancement, and training of employees in the apprenticeship programs.
    • Makes recommendations for performance improvement based on a review of procedures and suggests alternatives to training which could include the development of new procedures, job aids, or training aids for on-the-job use.
    • Conducts field and classroom training programs and maintains and updates power plants training/safety files and resources for Electric and Gas Utility – Energy Supply employees.
    • Administers the Pre-employment Program, including Assessment Sessions, Interviewing, Scoring, and Selection of job applicants for select positions within the Electric and Gas Utility – Energy Supply Division.
    • Stays current with the latest technologies to utilize in training, including competency-based techniques, computer-based training, and the authoring of interactive multimedia training programs. Maintains a technical and professional library of resources for all employees to use.
    • Maintains training/safety records database complete with individual training histories and full group reporting capabilities.
    • Assesses, evaluates, and prepares written recommendations for purchasing training/safety supplies and vendor training programs. Provides input to and assists in preparing the training budget.  Writes, reviews, and evaluates training proposals.
    • Instructs journeyman level courses in the fundamentals and principles of the electric system, electric system equipment, and the use of electrical test equipment.

    Other Important Duties:

    • Developing a strategic plan and recommendations for long-term training programs in the Electric and Gas Utility - Energy Supply division requiring extensive overview, development, and justifying man-hours required for implementation.
    • Initiating requirements of apprenticeships and coordinating the facilitation of these programs with various disciplines, including Human Resources and Equity and Workforce Development, relative to entry-level criteria, competencies for advancement, and testing, and measures that are valid and meet the test of legal reliability.

    Position Requirements

    MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

    • Experience in the development of Electric Utility – Power Plant Operation, Maintenance Apprentice, Journeyman Level Training, and/or Safety Programs.
    • Experience in managing Electric Utility training and/or safety function, assessing training needs, designing programs, developing materials, delivering training, and evaluating programs.
    • Possession of an Associates or Bachelor of Science degree in engineering, Organizational Development, HR, Adult Education, or related field

    NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

    • Must be medically certified to wear a respirator and pass a respirator fit test before employment.
    • Individuals in this classification are considered essential during emergency and storm situations and must be able to work 16 hours per day for extended periods and may be required to be away from their family.
    • Individuals in this classification must be available to serve on-call and are subject to having to work outside of their assigned schedule to meet operational needs.
    • Must possess a valid Class E State driver’s license at the time of appointment.

    HOW TO APPLY:  A completed City of Tallahassee employment application is required. A resume may be attached to the application but will not be accepted instead of a completed application. Applicants must apply online via the internet thru the link below. If you have any questions, please contact the Human Resources Department at (850) 891-8214.

    COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:  The City of Tallahassee offers a competitive salary and benefits. The salary range for these positions will be from $23.30 to 53.57 per hour depending upon qualification.

    In addition to competitive salaries, the City offers a full slate of benefits for its employees including a defined benefit pension plan, City contribution to a 401K plan, cafeteria-style benefit offerings including Flex-bucks, 12 paid holidays, personal leave, sick leave, and catastrophic leave.

    The City of Tallahassee is an Equal Opportunity and Veteran’s Preference Employer.

    If you have a disability requiring an accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact the City’s ADA Coordinator, in the Office of Diversity& Inclusion at (850) 891-8950 or at [email protected] Preference will be given to veterans and spouses of veterans following Florida Statues 295.085.


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  • Electric & Gas Utility Engineering/Operations Manager – Tallahassee, Fla.

    Description

    The City of Tallahassee – Your Own Utilities has an immediate opening for an Engineering/Operations Manager in our Electric & Gas Utility Power Delivery Support Team.    This is a leadership position reporting to the Assistant General Manager, Electric & Gas - Power Delivery.  E&G’s mission is to enrich the quality of life in Tallahassee by providing quality energy services and being leaders in our organization, community, and industry.

    ABOUT TALLAHASSEE

    Tallahassee is a vibrant City that is home to Florida’s state government, two major universities – Florida State University and Florida A&M University, as well as one of the largest community colleges in the state – Tallahassee Community College.   Centrally located in the panhandle, Tallahassee is only hours away from white sandy Gulf beaches, Walt Disney World, and the Atlantic Ocean.  Tallahassee has one of the top parks and recreation departments in the country and was recently named an All-America City for the 2nd time.  Leon County Schools were recognized by the Florida State Board of Education as an Academically High Performing District for the second year in a row.

    Tallahassee’s Electric & Gas Utility provides reliable electric service to over 124,000 customers in a 221 square mile service territory that includes both the City of Tallahassee and portions of the unincorporated areas of Leon County and reliable natural gas services to over 34,000 customers within Leon, Wakulla, and Gadsden counties..  A full service vertical electric utility, Tallahassee has 725 MW of generation located at three sites, 60MW of solar under a Purchase Power Agreement, 224 miles of transmission (115kv & 230 kv), 28 substations with two more in engineering, and 3,631 miles of distribution.  The City’s Electric Utility is registered as a Balancing Authority, Transmission Owner/Operator and Generation Owner/Operator under the NERC Reliability Standards.

    Tallahassee Electric & Gas has been recognized nationally and regionally for its strong performance.  These recognitions have included the APPA E. F. Scattergood Award, two APPA DEED Energy Innovator Awards, APPA Reliable Public Power Provider (Platinum level), APGA System Operational Achievement Recognition (Gold), APGA Safety Management Excellence Award, the Public Gas System Achievement Award, and Power Magazine naming the City’s Hopkins Generating Plant one of the Top Six Gas Fired Power Plants in the World.

    SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITES

    As an Engineering/Operations Manager for Power Delivery, the successful candidate will lead a group of Power Delivery employees which provides supervision and engineering support in one of the operational areas within the Electric & Gas Utility.  An incumbent is a subject matter expert in the assigned area and is responsible for supervising highly technical engineering, operational or administrative work such as complex design engineering, safety engineering services, system operations, field operations, complex engineering studies and analysis, training support, project management, quality assurance, budgeting, purchasing, operation/maintenance of electric utility facilities or systems. Day–to-day responsibilities include:

    • Responsible for the engineering design for all Electric Transmission and Substation facilities and the day-to-day operations of the Electric substation crews.
    • Ensures transmission and substation designs are developed and implemented consistent with generally accepted engineering practices and City standards.
    • Coordinates the day to day operations of the substations operations team.
    • Provides engineering and operational support during storm and system upset events. 
    • Ensures compliance with applicable North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) reliability standards and acts as the subject matter expert on these standards.
    • Oversees the planning and scheduling of all construction and maintenance associated with the city’s substations facilities and new transmission line construction.

    Position Requirements

    EDUCATION, SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE and REQUIREMENTS

    The ideal candidate will have:

    • A bachelor’s degree in engineering, computer science or related field.
    • Five years of professional experience with two years of supervisory experience
    • A team player with the ability to communicate at all levels of the organization
    • A forward and global thinker with a high level of initiative and creativity
    • An outstanding negotiator skilled in conflict resolution
    • Honest with a high degree of integrity; assertive and decisive
    • Flexible, anticipating change and remaining open to new ideas
    • Ability to obtain and maintain throughout their period of employment the required clearances to have unrestricted access to critical facilities consistent with FERC, NERC, and SERC reliability standards.

    Individuals in these classifications are:

    • Considered essential employees during emergency/storm events and must be able to work 16 hours per day for extended periods of time and may be required to be away from their family.

    HOW TO APPLY

    A completed City of Tallahassee employment application is required. A resume may be attached to the application but will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application. Applicants must apply on-line via the internet at https://www.talgov.com/employment/employment.aspx. If you have any questions, please contact the Human Resources Department at (850) 891-8214

    Compensation

    The City of Tallahassee offers competitive salary and benefits. In addition to competitive salaries, the City offers a full slate of benefits for its employees including a defined benefit pension plan, City contribution to a 401K plan, cafeteria style benefit offerings including Flexbucks, 12 paid holidays, personal leave, sick leave, and catastrophic leave.

    The City of Tallahassee is an Equal Opportunity and Veteran’s Preference Employer.

    If you have a disability requiring accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact the City’s ADA Coordinator, in the Office of Diversity& Inclusion at (850) 891-8950 or at [email protected] Preference will be given to veterans and spouses of veterans in accordance with Florida Statues 295.085.


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  • Power Management & Control Engineer – Tallahassee, Fla.

    Description

    The City of Tallahassee – Your Own Utilities has an immediate opening for a Power Management & Control Engineer in our Electric & Gas Utility System Operations Technical Support Team.  E&G’s mission is to enrich the quality of life in Tallahassee by providing quality energy services and being leaders in our organization, community, and industry.

    ABOUT TALLAHASSEE

    Tallahassee is a vibrant City that is home to Florida’s state government, two major universities – Florida State University and Florida A&M University, as well as one of the largest community colleges in the state – Tallahassee Community College.   Centrally located in the panhandle, Tallahassee is only hours away from white sandy Gulf beaches, Walt Disney World, and the Atlantic Ocean.  Tallahassee has one of the top parks and recreation departments in the country and was recently named an All-America City for the 2nd time.  Leon County Schools were recognized by the Florida State Board of Education as an Academically High Performing District for the second year in a row.

    Tallahassee’s Electric & Gas Utility provides reliable electric service to over 124,000 customers in a 221 square mile service territory that includes both the City of Tallahassee and portions of the unincorporated areas of Leon County and reliable natural gas services to over 34,000 customers within Leon, Wakulla, and Gadsden counties..  A full service vertical electric utility, Tallahassee has 725 MW of generation located at three sites, 60MW of solar under a Purchase Power Agreement, 224 miles of transmission (115kv & 230 kv), 28 substations with two more in engineering, and 3,631 miles of distribution.  The City’s Electric Utility is registered as a Balancing Authority, Transmission Owner/Operator and Generation Owner/Operator under the NERC Reliability Standards.

    Tallahassee Electric & Gas has been recognized nationally and regionally for its strong performance.  These recognitions have included the APPA E. F. Scattergood Award, two APPA DEED Energy Innovator Awards, APPA Reliable Public Power Provider (Platinum level), APGA System Operational Achievement Recognition (Gold), APGA Safety Management Excellence Award, the Public Gas System Achievement Award, and Power Magazine naming the City’s Hopkins Generating Plant one of the Top Six Gas Fired Power Plants in the World.

    SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITES

    As the Power Management and Control Engineer for System Operations Technical Support, you would be responsible for advanced applications engineering work in designing, specification, and managing computer hardware and software support for the City's power management and control systems. Work involves providing and maintaining computer hardware and software support for the City's power management computer system; writing, editing, compiling, various computer language programs for the power management system and its associated peripheral control systems; and planning and evaluating the hardware and software additions necessary to improve the power management and control system's ability to monitor, analyze, and control an interconnected power system. This position also would design, configure, deploy, and maintains the SCADA local and wide area networks (LANs, WANs), including servers, routers, hubs, switches, firewalls, wireless technology, and other associated hardware to ensure safe and reliable operation for fulfilling designated business objectives and processes. Day-to-day responsibilities include: 

    • Ensuring reliable operations of the Electric Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system
    • Maintaining the Electric Utility fiber communications network between the Control Center/Back-Up Control Center and the various substations
    • Subject Matter Expert for NERC Compliance activities

    Position Requirements

    EDUCATION, SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE, and REQUIREMENTS

    The ideal candidate will have:

    • A bachelor’s degree in engineering, computer science, or related field.
    • Six years of professional work experience that includes electric utility power system controls or related networking/IT operations; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Considerable knowledge of local and wide area network technologies and concepts, including Internet protocol routing and topologies, switching technologies, virtual LANs, etc.
    • Knowledge of IT equipment and operating systems, including the configuration of Servers, Backups, and Anti-Virus in a multi-segment network.
    • Knowledge of editing source code and managing database systems.
    • Experience with one or more of the following languages: Java, C++, SQL, Python, C#.

    Individuals in these classifications are:

    • Considered essential employees during emergency/storm events and must be able to work 16 hours per day for extended periods of time and may be required to be away from their family.
    • Must be available to serve on-call and subject to working outside of their assigned shift/schedule to meet operational needs.
    • Must be able to distinguish between red and green.
    • Refer to section SYSTEM OPERATIONS – POWER MANAGEMENT AND CONTROL for special duties
    • A team player with the ability to communicate with customers of the systems that you support
    • Security and compliance minded to protect OT systems
    • Ability to obtain and maintain throughout their period of employment the required clearances to have unrestricted access to critical facilities consistent with FERC, NERC, and SERC reliability standards.

    HOW TO APPLY

    A completed City of Tallahassee employment application is required. A resume may be attached to the application but will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application. Applicants must apply on-line via the internet at https://www.talgov.com/employment/employment.aspx. If you have any questions, please contact the Human Resources Department at (850) 891-8214.

    Compensation

    The City of Tallahassee offers competitive salary and benefits. In addition to competitive salaries, the City offers a full slate of benefits for its employees including a defined benefit pension plan, City contribution to a 401K plan, cafeteria style benefit offerings including Flexbucks, 12 paid holidays, personal leave, sick leave, and catastrophic leave.

    The City of Tallahassee is an Equal Opportunity and Veteran’s Preference Employer.

    If you have a disability requiring accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact the City’s ADA Coordinator, in the Office of Diversity& Inclusion at (850) 891-8950 or at [email protected] Preference will be given to veterans and spouses of veterans in accordance with Florida Statues 295.085.


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  • Project Materials Coordinator – Lake Worth Beach, Fla.

    Description

    The City of Lake Worth Beach invites qualified individuals to apply for the position of Project Materials Coordinator.

    This Non-Exempt position is part of the Public Employees Union (PEU) and is based on a 40-hour work week with a pay range of $31.89-$39.87 per hour. 

    In addition, this position offers:

    • Vacation and Sick Leave Accruals
    • 13 Paid Holidays
    • City of Lake Worth Beach Medical Benefits that include Life Insurance, Dental and Vision coverage
    • Retirement Plan 

    MAJOR FUNCTIONS

    The main focus will be on the Electric Utility’s Transmission and Distribution capital projects and related material. This position will be responsible for coordinating with Engineering and Construction groups regarding upcoming and ongoing projects, and associated material needs. The position will establish and maintain effective relationships with the City’s Purchasing Department, Accounts Payable Department and various suppliers and/or vendors to support construction needs of the of the Electric Utility.

    ILLUSTRATIVE DUTIES

    • Review material requests and determine design accuracy, working with Engineering and Construction groups to revise requests accordingly
    • Monitor open Purchase Orders to proactively identify material that will need to be expedited and/or alternately sourced
    • Create, review and award Requests for Quotes based upon project material needs
    • Coordinate onsite and offsite material deliveries and maintain responsibility for material laydown sites including fencing, drives, site organization, etc.
    • Operates forklifts, pallet jacks, trucks and other material handling equipment
    • Receives, inspects, issues, transports and accepts return of all project-related material
    • Attends Project Status Meetings to report out on material-related concerns

    Position Requirements

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

    • Knowledge of methods, materials, tools and equipment used in Electric Utility construction
    • General knowledge of purchasing, supply chain, materials management and material handling processes
    • Ability to communicate clearly with all levels of personnel, both verbally and in writing
    • Physically able to negotiate inclines and stairs, as well as the ability to lift equipment weighing fifty (50) pounds

    TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

    • Graduation from a high school or possession of a GED
    • Must possess a State of Florida driver’s license
    • At least one (1) year relevant experience in materials management, materials coordination and/or an Electric Utility

    SALARY

    $31.8900 To $39.8700 Hourly


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  • IT Manager – New Smyrna Beach, Fla.

    Description

    Job Summary

    As a key member of the Information Technology (IT) Department, this position works under the direction of the Director of IT, producing, implementing, and enhancing enterprise application architecture concepts, road maps, principles, and strategies. The IT Manager will provide technical leadership for enterprise application architecture initiatives and drive architecture and technology convergence, ensuring the right technologies and platforms are deployed to achieve strategic business outcomes. The IT Manager assumes responsibility for translating business requirements into specific system, application, or process designs, including working across technology domains to identify functional requirements and in developing business justifications. The IT Manger assumes responsibility for understanding both the technology and the business functionality to ensure that the solutions are properly implemented, fully utilized, and effectively optimized to meet the needs of the organization.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    Include the following and other duties as assigned:
    Serves as IT lead in managing, development, delivery, and operation of reliable and secure electric and water utility enterprise wide applications, mission critical operational systems, and supporting technology (OT).
    Ensures business and technology strategies are aligned with company short and long-term goals and objectives.
    Collaborate with internal/external stakeholders to understand business goals and technical direction and translate to architectural solutions.

    Position Requirements

    Education and Experience

    This position requires the following education and experience:
    Associate degree in computer information systems, computer science, or computer engineering or similar field required. Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) in computer engineering, electrical engineering technology, electronics and computer science or similar field preferred.

    A minimum of five (5) years (A.S. degree) / three (3) years (B.S. degree) of experience in electrical power or water utility role, providing support and management for the key enterprise and operational systems and software listed herein required.
    Certifications, Licenses, Registrations

    Other Qualifications
    Florida Driver’s License Class E required. Ability to work flexible hours, as required. Position is subject to periodic driver’s license record screenings.

    Salary 

    $92,038/yr. – $117,348/yr.

    Apply

    For a more detailed job description, please click “apply.” Send resume to [email protected] Mail resumes to Human Resources, PO Box 689 New Smyrna Beach, FL. 32170 or click to apply. EOE/DFWP


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  • Utilities Financial Manager – Tallahassee, Fla.

    Description

    The City of Tallahassee – Electric & Gas Utility has a Utilities Financial Manager opening within its Financial and Administrative Services Division.  The minimum requirements for each level are outlined below.

    ABOUT TALLAHASSEE

    Tallahassee is a vibrant City that is home to Florida’s state government, two major universities – Florida State University and Florida A&M University, as well as one of the largest community colleges in the state – Tallahassee Community College.   Centrally located in the panhandle, Tallahassee is only hours away from white sandy Gulf beaches, Walt Disney World, and the Atlantic Ocean.  Tallahassee has one of the top parks and recreation departments in the country and was recently named an All-American City for the 2nd time.  Leon County Schools were recognized by the Florida State Board of Education as an Academically High Performing District for the second year in a row.

    Tallahassee’s Electric & Gas Utility delivers reliable Electric and Natural gas service to over 125,000 Electric and 33,000 Gas customers within Leon, Wakulla, and Gadsden counties.  The gas utility has been recognized nationally for its strong commitment to operational excellence.  These recognitions have included the APGA Gold Level System Operational Achievement Recognition, APGA Safety Management Excellence Award and the Public Gas System Achievement Award, as well as APPA’s Scattergood Award for “#1 Public Utility”.

    Job Summary

    The position provides Financial and Administrative support to the Electric and Gas Utility operating divisions.  This support includes performing financial analysis, projections, process review, and supervising Administrative support staff.  During storm situations, this position provides oversight and direction to supplemental support staff.  This position requires performing the assigned work activities with a wide latitude for independent action, judgement, and decision making to performing work independently.

    Responsibilities

    • Supervises professional and administrative staff, processes, and procedures, including monitoring and reporting on operating and capital budgets.
    • Facilitate and support the development of annual operating and capital budgets and performs regulatory reporting and financial data as needed.
    • Monitor and report monthly sales and expense data on Electric and Gas funds. Provide accurate capital project data to project managers.
    • Maintain a database with sufficient history to enable reporting, trend analysis, forecasting and modeling metrics for revenues, expenditures, consumption and pricing.
    • Supervise staff responsible for day to day payroll and timekeeping duties, financial transaction processing, and purchasing and receiving duties.
    • Coordinates with managers, supervisors, and peers to produce Department’s contribution to the City’s Annual Report to Bond Holders.

    Position Requirements

    MINIMUM EDUCATION, SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE and REQUIREMENTS

    • Finance, accounting, business administration and public administration are preferred degree fields for this position, along with 5 years of relevant experience. A working knowledge of accounting (preferably GASB) is a core skill for this position. Knowledge of governmental, utility, and public policy practices, as well as, FEMA emergency management is preferred.

    Individuals in these classifications are:

    • Considered essential employees during emergency/storm events and must be able to work 16 hours per day for extended periods of time and may be required to be away from their family.

    Compensation 

    The City of Tallahassee offers competitive salary and benefits. In addition to competitive salaries, the City offers a full slate of benefits for its employees including a defined benefit pension plan, City contribution to a 401K plan, cafeteria style benefit offerings including Flexbucks, 12 paid holidays, personal leave, sick leave, and catastrophic leave.

    The City of Tallahassee is an Equal Opportunity and Veteran’s Preference Employer.

    If you have a disability requiring accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact the City’s ADA Coordinator, in the Office of Diversity & Inclusion at (850) 891-8950 or at [email protected]

    How to Apply 

    A completed City of Tallahassee employment application is required. A resume may be attached to the application but will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application. Applicants must apply on-line using the “view position” button. If you have any questions, please contact the Human Resources Department at (850) 891-8214


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  • Electric Utility Engineer I/II/III – Tallahassee, Fla.

    Description

    Electric Utility Engineer I/II/III – Electric System Planning

    The City of Tallahassee – Electric & Gas Utility has an immediate engineering opening within its Electric System Planning division.  Applications are being sought for engineering candidates at any level, with a preference for a candidate with background in Alternative/Renewable Energy and/or Computer Modeling/Simulation.  The minimum requirements for each level are outlined below.

    ABOUT TALLAHASSEE

    Tallahassee is a vibrant City that is home to Florida’s state government, two major universities – Florida State University and Florida A&M University, as well as one of the largest community colleges in the state – Tallahassee Community College.   Centrally located in the panhandle, Tallahassee is only hours away from white sandy Gulf beaches, Walt Disney World, and the Atlantic Ocean.  Tallahassee has one of the top parks and recreation departments in the country and was named an All America City twice.  Leon County Schools were recognized by the Florida State Board of Education as an Academically High Performing District for the second year in a row.

    Tallahassee’s Electric & Gas Utility provides reliable electric service to over 125,000 electric customers and 33,000 gas.  A full service vertical electric utility, Tallahassee has 725 MW of generation located at three sites, 62MW of solar under a Purchase Power Agreement, 224 miles of transmission (115kv & 230 kv), 28 substations, and 3,631 miles of distribution.  The City’s Electric Utility is registered as a Balancing Authority, Transmission Owner/Operator, and Generation Owner/Operator under the NERC Reliability Standards.

    Tallahassee Electric has been recognized nationally and regionally for its strong performance.  These recognitions have included the APPA E. F. Scattergood Award, three APPA DEED Energy Innovator Awards, FMEA Safety Award, six-time APPA Reliable Public Power Provider at the Gold level, APPA Smart Energy Provider designation, and Power Magazine naming the City’s Hopkins Generating Plant one of the Top Six Gas Fired Power Plants in the World.

    SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITES

    This position provides engineering support for the System Planning team.  This engineering support includes conducting studies related to planning of generation, transmission, and alternative/renewable energy facilities, and supports the City of Tallahassee’s 2035 and 2050 Clean Energy goals. Depending upon the level of engineering experience, the responsibilities for this position will range from acting as a project manager and lead, including potential supervisory responsibilities (III level) to an entry level engineer (I level).

    Position Requirements

    EDUCATION, SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE and REQUIREMENTS

    The ideal candidate will have the following experience:

    • Engineer I: Bachelor’s degree in engineering, preferably electrical engineering.
    • Engineer II: Bachelor’s degree in engineering, preferably electrical engineering, and two years of electric utility experience. A master’s degree in engineering may be substituted for one year of the required experience.
    • Engineer III: Bachelor’s degree in engineering, preferably electrical engineering, and five years of electric utility experience.  A master’s degree in engineering may be substituted for one year of the required experience.

    Desirable Skills:

    • Experience with computer models for the simulation of physical electric system 1operations.
    • Experience with technical project management, including engineering economic analysis of project alternatives.
    • Knowledge of alternative/renewable energy technologies, energy storage systems, and electric utility operations.
    • Ability to effectively communicate technical information to a non-technical audience.

    Individuals in these classifications are:

    • Considered essential employees during emergency/storm events and must be able to work 16 hours per day for extended periods of time and may be required to be away from their family.
    • Must be available to serve on-call and are subject to having to work outside of their assigned shift/schedule to meet operational needs.
    • Must possess a valid Class E State driver’s license at time of appointment.

    COMPENSATION

    The City of Tallahassee offers competitive salary and benefits. In addition to competitive salaries, the City offers a full slate of benefits for its employees including a defined benefit pension plan, City contribution to a 401K plan, cafeteria style benefit offerings including Flexbucks, 12 paid holidays, personal leave, sick leave, and catastrophic leave.

    The City of Tallahassee is an Equal Opportunity and Veteran’s Preference Employer.

    If you have a disability requiring accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact the City’s ADA Coordinator, in the Office of Diversity& Inclusion at (850) 891-8950 or at [email protected] Preference will be given to veterans and spouses of veterans in accordance with Florida Statues 295.085.

    HOW TO APPLY

    A completed City of Tallahassee employment application is required. A resume may be attached to the application but will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application. Applicants must apply on-line using the “view position” button. If you have any questions, please contact the Human Resources Department at (850) 891-8214


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  • Operation Technologies Network Engineer – Lake Worth Beach, Fla.

    Description

    The City of Lake Worth Beach invites qualified individuals to apply for the Operational Technologies Network Engineer position.

    SUMMARY

    The primary role of the Operational Technologies Network Engineer is to administer, maintain and improve all critical infrastructure industrial control systems supporting the City’s electric utility. This position involves the installation, configuration and compliance of SCADA, Human Machine Interface, network switches, routers, firewalls, virtualized servers, security and applications.                  

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

    The position involves managing and maintaining operational technologies including SCADA systems, VMware, Windows server, switches, routers, firewalls, and wireless radio systems. Document existing architectures, and update documentation as the modifications are made. Manage backups, replication and a disaster recovery plan. Implementing and maintaining best practices including compliance with government regulations.

    Position Requirements

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • This person must be able to work collaboratively with other members of the City of Lake Worth Beach staff, technology providers and contractors.
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team depending on the assignment or situation.
    • Strong analytical and critical thinking, with the ability to identify opportunities that can improve efficiency.
    • A clear understanding of client/server technology and network architecture.
    • Good communication skills, including writing, speaking and active listening.
    • Self-motivated with the ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, and manage changing priorities.

    EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

    Recognized degree in Computer Science, Computer/Electrical Engineering, Information Technology or other technical field or a combination of related experience and education.

    A minimum of 5 years in a technology field required.

    CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:

    Maintain current Florida driver’s license. 

    CompTIA certifications are a plus.

    WORK ENVIRONMENT:

    The work environment requires frequently being in locations with medium and high voltage systems. PPE will be provided

    SALARY & ADDITIONAL BENEFITS 

    This Exempt position is part of the Professional Managers and Supervisors Association (PMSA) based on a 40-hour work week with an annual salary range of $74,876-$93,595.

    In addition, this position offers:

    • Vacation and Sick Leave Accruals
    • 13 Paid Holidays
    • City of Lake Worth Medical Benefits that include Life Insurance, Dental and Vision coverage
    • Retirement Plan

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  • Manager of Substation Operations – Kissimmee, Fla.

    Description

    Manager of Substation Operations

    Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) is a municipal electric utility. 

    GENERAL DEFINITION OF WORK

    Management position that reports to the Assistant Vice President of Engineering and Operations. Directly oversees the planning, design, construction, operation and maintenance of all electrical substation facilities. Manages the Substation Maintenance and Relay work groups. Provides engineering support and training to other engineering personnel. Supervision is exercised over subordinate personnel. May assume the role of Assistant Vice President in his/her absence. Oversees all major electrical substation and relay projects. May assume project management functions over other projects as needed. Provides a wide range of technical leadership in transmission, distribution, substation, and planning engineering functions.

    TYPICAL TASKS

    Manages all activities associated with the planning, design, construction, operation, and maintenance of substation facilities. Routinely provides oversight and interfaces with consulting engineers working on KUA substation projects. Responsible for the management of Substation Maintenance and Relay Division functions as it relates to electrical substations. May assist in the activities associated with the short and long range planning for the transmission and distribution system with respect to additions and/or modifications. Provide technical support to personnel in all areas of responsibility. Serves as KUA project manager for substation projects. May assist in project management of major transmission and distribution projects. Prepares related reports and presentations as required. Also functions as Subject Matter Expert for NERC compliance activities related to Bulk Electric System substation facilities.

    Position Requirements

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

    Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of electrical engineering. Knowledge of the principles and methods involved in the planning and operation of electric utility in the areas of transmission and distribution, protection and control, telecommunications and T&D system operations. Thorough knowledge of electrical substation design and construction. Knowledge in the use of computers. Ability to supervise and coordinate the activities of subordinate personnel. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with all KUA employees, the public and associated business affiliates. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in written form.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

    Graduation from an accredited college or university with a B.S. degree in electrical engineering or related degree. Five years of experience in operations and maintenance of substations and related equipment or similar asset maintenance experience in the electric utility industry. Supervisory experience preferred.

    SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

    Possession of a valid driver’s license issued by the State of Florida. Florida Professional Engineering License preferred.

    SALARY 

    Manager of Substation Operations salary range:  (Low) $54.39 – (High) $76.69.  Excellent benefits. EOE. 


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  • City Manager – Starke, Fla.

    Description

    The City of Starke (population 5411), the county seat of Bradford County in the northeast region of Florida, and known for its beautiful freshwater lakes, fresh strawberries, small-town hospitality, historical landmarks, and managed wildlife areas seeks an individual with strong interpersonal skills to work in a unique City with 72 full-time employees, an elected Police Chief, and an elected City Clerk (who also serves as the City Treasurer).

    Position Requirements

    Preferred qualifications include a bachelor’s degree from an accredited 4-year college or university with a degree or major course work in public administration, business administration, or a closely related field, with a minimum of 5 years work experience as a top-level municipal or public sector administrator. Within 12 months of appointment, the City Manager must reside in Bradford County.

    Salary 

    $80,000 – $100,000 annually 

    Detailed position profile available at https://www.cityofstarke.org/wp-content/uploads/City-Manager-Job-Profile-2021-05-07-FINAL.pdf.

    Application information available at https://www.cityofstarke.org/city-manager-search/.

    Application packages, including a cover letter and resume with a salary history and at least 6 work related references should be emailed to [email protected].


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  • Junior Electrical Engineer – New Smyrna Beach, Fla.

    Description

    Utilities Commission City of New Smyrna Beach, Florida

    This is a professional position providing electrical engineering and support to the UC’s electric, water, reuse, and pollution control utility operations and planning for short and long-term system growth. Under the direction of the Electrical Engineering Manager, this position works with operating department personnel in the planning and execution of the electrical engineering requirements of the UC’s operating systems.

    Position Requirements

    EIT preferred.

    Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering required. Study emphasis on power is preferred; electrical utility experience is a plus.

    Salary range

    $65,409 – $83,397 annually

    Send resume to [email protected] Mail resumes to Human Resources, PO Box 689 New Smyrna Beach, FL. 32170 or click to apply. EOE/DFWP


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  • Electrical Engineer – New Smyrna Beach, Fla.

    Description

    Job Summary
    This is a professional position providing electrical engineering and support to the UC’s electric, water, reuse, and pollution control utility operations and planning for short and long-term system growth. Under the direction of the Electrical Engineering Manager, this position works with operating department personnel in the planning and execution of the electrical engineering requirements of the UC’s operating systems.

    Responsibilities
    • Manages electrical and generation related projects
    • Project management of C.I.P.
    • Prepares construction plans and specifications for electrical projects
    • Designs proposed UC electric facilities to enhance customer service and provide service to new residential and commercial customers

    Position Requirements

    Qualifications
    • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering is required
    • Study emphasis on power is preferred; electrical utility experience is a plus
    • A minimum of five years of experience in electrical engineering is required
    • PE Designation preferred


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