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Published
December 22, 2019
Location
Public Works City Of Sanford, Florida
Category
Job Type

Description

Description

Under general supervision, the purpose of this position is to provide maintenance and repair of municipal utility systems which includes water, wastewater, and reclaimed water system. General and special assignments are received from the utilities Operations Manager and work is carried out with moderate independent judgment in selecting work methods and procedures, subject to departmental rules and regulations.
Examples of Duties

Conducts inspection, installation, maintenance, and repairs of water mains, water meters, manholes, sewer lines, and other related facilities.
Flushes and maintains City fire hydrants.
Operates vacuum sewer system as assigned.
Locates and repairs underground utility lines.
Ensures all work with compliant with city, state, and federal regulations.
Responds to complaints and other inquiries from the public.
Completes malfunction reports on any water breaks or sewer overflows that meet the

Department of Environmental Protection criteria.

Serves on call for emergencies 24 hours a day.

ADDITIONAL POSITION FUNCTIONS

Performs related duties as directed when such duties are a logical and appropriate assignment to the position.

Minimum Qualifications

High School graduation or GED equivalent supplemented by specialized courses/training equivalent to completion of one year of college in water system maintenance and repair or closely related field; supplemented by two (2) years' experience in water and sewer lines construction and maintenance or closely related experience.

Must possess or obtain within six months of employment a water/wastewater distribution level C license.

Must Obtain National Incident Management System ICS-100 and ICS-700 within six months of employment.

Must possess and maintain a Florida Class B Commercial Driver's License.

Employee shall obtain the National Incident Management System ICS-100 Introduction to the Incident Command System and IS-700 National Incident Management System, An Introduction within six (6) months of employment. The following courses are designed to provide a baseline, as they introduce basic NIMS and ICS concepts and provide the foundation for higher-level Emergency Operations Center- (EOC), MACS-, and ICS-related training.

Supplemental Information

Knowledge of water, wastewater, and the reclaim water system construction, maintenance, repair practices and procedures.
Knowledge of/ and skill in the use of tools, equipment, and materials used in the water, wastewater, and reclaim water construction, maintenance, and repair.
Considerable knowledge of the hazards and dangers in Utility system work and ability to adhere to safety standards and safe operating procedures.
Ability to read and work from construction plans.
Ability to relate to the public in a manner conducive to maintaining and enhancing the image and reputation of the city.
Must be able to conform with all state and government regulations pertaining to the utility system.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
While performing the essential functions of this job the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, and lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
While performing the essential functions of this job the employee is occasionally required to push and/or pull over 100 pounds.
While performing the essential functions of this position the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, and toxic or caustic chemicals, work near moving mechanical parts, and risk of electrical shock.
The City of Sanford is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with Equal Employment Opportunity guidelines and the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City of Sanford provides reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.
THE CITY OF SANFORD IS A DRUG FREE WORKPLACE

Part of the City of Sanford's success is due to the efforts and loyalty of employees of our City. The City of Sanford offers a comprehensive benefits package to its Regular (not Temporary) employees, elected officials, and retirees. In assessing our comprehensive programs, the City has taken great care to seek a fair balance between business needs and employment security. There are many options available which afford City staff with coverage to best suit individual and family needs. In many cases, deductions are available on a pre-tax basis. The City engages in periodic Request for Proposals for benefits to ensure premiums and coverage's remain competitive and comprehensive and help provide employees with financial security. We welcome ideas and suggestions from our covered members.

City benefit offerings provide a competitive edge for employment recruitment and retention. In some cases the City funds 100% of the benefits; in most cases City subsidies are common.

Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Health Reimbursement Account, FRS Retirement Plan,Paid Time Off (General/Fire Employees), Paid Sick Leave/Paid Vacation Leave (Police), Bereavement Leave, Paid Military Leave, EAP Program, Short Term Disability Insurance, Paid Employee Life Insurance (1 x annual salary), Paid Holidays for most positions (# of days depends on position), Paid Jury Duty, Worker's Compensation,Social Security/Medicare (50%), Protective Safety Equipment, Uniforms.

Supplemental Benefits

Hospitality Indemnity Plan, Personal Cancer Indemnity Plan, Critical Illness,Voluntary Employee Supplemental Life Insurance, Dependent Life Insurance, 457 Deferred Compensation Retirement Plan, Short Term Disability, 10 Year Level Term Life Insurance.

Other Benefits

Fitness Center, Wellness Center for members of City's Health Insurance program, Wellness Incentive Program, Employee Assistance Program, Bi-Weekly Pay Checks, Direct Deposit, Employee Recognition Events, Free Flu Shot, Free Parking, Bi-Lingual Pay, Safety Incentive program.

Flexible Spending Account

Section 125 Cafeteria Plan Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) allow employees to set aside dollars on a pre-tax basis to pay for dependent day care and medical, dental, and vision expenses that are not covered by insurance. Employees can contribute up to $2,550 on a pre-tax basis for medical expenses. Dependent day care expenses are set by the IRS at a maximum of $5,000 per plan year. Employees should estimate expenses to be incurred carefully, as penalties may be imposed by the IRS. For more information please contact our benefits department.

01
What best describes your current and valid State of Florida Driver's License?

  • No current and valid State of Florida Driver's License.
  • Currently licensed, but not in the State of Florida.
  • Current and valid State of Florida Class A Driver's License.
  • Current and valid State of Florida Class B Driver's License.
  • Current and valid State of Florida Class E Driver's License.
02
Which of the following best describes your highest level of completed education?

  • No High School Diploma and No GED
  • High School or GED
  • Some College
  • Associates Degree
  • Bachelors Degree
  • Masters or Doctorate Degree
03
What best describes your level of Florida Department of Environmental Protection Water Distribution Operator License?

  • No State of Florida Water Distribution Operator License.
  • Level A State of Florida Water Distribution Operator License.
  • Level B State of Florida Water Distribution Operator License.
  • Level C State of Florida Water Distribution Operator License.
04
[Do you understand and agree that if you do not have your Level C Florida Department of Environmental Protection Water Distribution System Operator License no later than six months from your first date of employment with the City that you would not have fulfilled your obligation in obtaining this license and accordingly the City can discontinue your employment with the City?

  • Yes
  • No
05
Please describe your highest level of completed education or training in water system maintenance or repair or closely related field.

    06
    What best describes your of years of experience in water and sewer line construction and maintenance or related operations?]

    • No experience.
    • Some, but less than 1 year of experience.
    • 1 year, but less than 2 years of experience.
    • 2 years, but less than 3 years of experience.
    • 3 years, but less than 4 years of experience.
    • 4 years, but less than 5 years of experience.
    • 5 years or greater of experience.
    07
    What best describes your experience and knowledge gained in underground utility operations, utility construction, and/or utility distribution systems maintenance?

    • None
    • Some, but less than 1 year of experience.
    • 1 year, but less than 2 years of experience.
    • 2 years, but less than 3 years of experience.
    • 3 years, but less than years of experience.
    • 4 years, but less than 5 years of experience.
    • 5 years or greater of experience.

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