GENERAL STATEMENT OF JOB
Under the close supervision of a departmental supervisor performs unskilled and limited semi-skilled manual labor. Employees in this class generally work for the city in an entry level capacity. Position utilizes a variety of hand tools and equipment in performance of tasks, and may work in adverse environmental conditions depending on division of placement. Work is subject to inspection while in progress and upon completion. Performs related work as required.
SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Utilizes various manual, gas, and electrical tools and equipment in the performance of assigned tasks, checking fluid levels regularly and maintaining such for safe and productive use.
Clears and repairs fencing, and performs minor maintenance and repair on city property as directed.
Cleans debris and refuse from city property regularly and in response to emergency clean up orders.
Assists skilled personnel in construction projects and cleanup as directed.
ADDITIONAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Repairs water and wastewater lines, responds to wastewater backups, water breaks,
Hydrant flushing and do site restorations on construction areas. DEES
Maintains grounds, parks and medians. Parks and Recreation.
Maintains buildings and roads. Public works
Performs related work as required.
MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE
Some work experience that provides some knowledge various types manual labor, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Must possess and maintain a valid class “B” CDL drivers license.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS OR STANDARDS REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Physical Requirements: Tasks involve frequent walking, standing, bending, stooping; some lifting and carrying objects of moderate to heavy weight (25-50 pounds), and occasionally very heavy (100+ pounds) items.
Data Conception:Requires the ability to compare and/or judge the readily observable, functional, or composite characteristics (whether similar to or divergent from obvious standards) of data, people, or things.
Interpersonal Communication: Requires the ability to speak and/or signal people to convey or exchange information. Includes giving and receiving instructions, assignments and/or directions. Requires the ability to convey a sense of authority through spoken language.
Language Ability: Requires the ability to read standard English.
Intelligence: Requires the ability to apply common sense understanding to perform semi-repetitive tasks. Requires the ability to apply principles of influence.
Verbal Aptitude: Must communicate efficiently and effectively in Standard English. Must speak with poise, confidence, and voice control.
Numerical Aptitude: Requires the ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide; calculate decimals and percentages.
Form/Spatial Aptitude: Requires the ability to inspect items for proper length, width and shape, and visually read various information.
Motor Coordination: Requires the ability to coordinate hands and eyes accurately.
Manual Dexterity: Requires the ability to lift heavy items. Must have high levels of eye/hand/foot coordination for performing aquatic activities.
Color Discrimination: May require the ability to differentiate between colors or shades of color
Interpersonal Temperament: Requires the ability to deal with people from a variety of departments in both giving and receiving instructions.
Physical Communication: Requires the ability to talk and/or hear: (talking: expressing or exchanging information by means of spoken words; hearing: perceiving nature of sounds by ear).
Environmental Requirements: Tasks are regularly performed with exposure to adverse environmental conditions.
KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Has considerable knowledge of potential hazards of the materials and equipment used in building and ground maintenance.
Has considerable knowledge of occupational safety rules and practices.
Is able to perform heavy manual tasks.
Is able to follow oral and simple written directions.
Is able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees and the public.
Is skilled in the use of tools and maintenance equipment.
SALARY AND BENEFITS
Competitive starting salary $26,910. Excellent benefits. The City of Margate is a participant in the Florida Retirement System and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
HOW TO APPLY
Employment applications are available in Human Resources or may be down loaded from our web site, www.margatefl.com. Completed applications must be submitted to Human Resources, Margate City Hall, 5790 Margate Blvd., Margate. Position is open until filled.
Date of posting: October 22, 2014