City of Haines City
  • Public Works
  • Haines City, FL, USA
  • 11.00 to 15.4921
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

***Position open until filled***

The City of Haines City is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applicants for all positions equally without regard to their race, sex, age, color, religion, creed, national origin, veteran status or any other legally protected status. The City of Haines City is a Drug-Free Workplace. Applicants who successfully complete the initial screening process will be required to complete a pre-employment drug screen and physical. Police Department applicants will also be required to take a Polygraph Examination. All information provided by an applicant will be verified for truthfulness and accuracy if a conditional offer of employment is made. Applications and other submitted documents are consider public record.

POSITION FUNCTION:

Under the direction of the Transportation Superintendent, performs duties necessary to support the Transportation Division to ensure the proper construction, repair and maintenance of streets, roadways, bridges, sidewalks, driveways, walking paths, curbs, gutters and storm drainage systems.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  1. Performs duties necessary to support the Transportation Superintendent to ensure the proper construction, repair and maintenance of streets, roadways, bridges, sidewalks, driveways, walking paths, curbs, gutters and storm drainage systems. Duties include setting forms; pouring, shoveling and finishing concrete work; raking asphalt; and pothole repair (hot or cold patch).
  2. Performs duties to construct, repair and maintain inlets, water feature structures, and storm flumes and structures. Duties include, but are not limited to, the installation, repair and maintenance of boat ramps, storm pipe and inlets, baffle boxes, and bridges. Responsible for illegal discharge inspections.
  3. Assists with the proper maintenance of City grounds, green spaces, retention ponds, right-of-ways, and common and other areas of City owned property and/or facilities providing for a safe and aesthetically pleasing environment. Duties include, but are not limited to, mowing, trimming, edging, sodding, landscaping, baffle box clean out and maintenance, painting, lighting, trash and debris removal, and pond and outfall inspections. Responsible for safely using and proper care and maintenance of all tools and equipment necessary to complete projects, assignments and/or tasks.
  4. Performs additional duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:

  • Required knowledge and experience is normally obtained through the completion of a curriculum resulting in either a High School Diploma or GED, and one (1) to three (3) years work related experience in Construction, Streets, or related field are required. An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job may be considered, unless otherwise subject to any requirements set forth in law or regulation.
  • Must exhibit attention to detail, accuracy, and safety.
  • Must be able to communicate and present oneself in a professional manner.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working and professional relationships with City employees and officials, and the general public.
  • Ability to take and follow oral instructions.
  • Ability to read and understand instructions and product directions.
  • Ability to work under high demands, short time constraints, and pressure of a fast paced work environment.
  • Ability to work during weekends and night time events and hours of operations.
  • Skilled in operating ride and push mowers, graders, landscaping equipment and hand held and/or power tools.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must possess a Valid Florida Class E driver license.
  • Must pass applicable pre-employment testing and background and credit checks.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT:

This position may be required to report for work when a declaration of emergency has been declared in Polk County.

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