City of Haines City
  • Public Works
  • Haines City, FL, USA
  • 16.5903 to 23.3654
  • 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/Stormwater Superintendent, performs duties necessary to support the Stormwater Division to ensure the proper maintenance of City grounds, green spaces, retention ponds, and common and other areas of City owned property and/or facilities providing for a safe and aesthetically pleasing environment.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  1. Performs duties necessary to support the Transportation/Stormwater Superintendent, performs duties necessary to support the Stormwater Division to ensure the proper maintenance of City grounds, green spaces, retention ponds, 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, baffle box clean out and maintenance, painting, lighting, trash and debris removal, pond and outfall inspections, and investigate flooding issues. Responsible for safely using and proper care and maintenance of all tools and equipment necessary to complete projects, assignments and/or tasks.
  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, stormwater structures, dirt roads, and bridges. Responsible for illegal discharge inspections.
  3. Assists with the repair of roadways, to include but not limited to grading, pothole repairs/patches, street light repair and/or replacement, concrete and asphalt work, and sign and/or traffic control device installation.
  4. Supervises field work and assists with project planning. Responsible for training personnel in the care and use of equipment, tools and City policy, and supervise operation of Vactor Truck. Assigns daily job duties to staff members. Maintain inventory, purchase/pick-up supplies and equipment, and estimate cost of project materials. Provide reports as needed.
  5. 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 three (3) to five (5) years work related experience 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.
  • Stormwater Inspector Certification and Chemical applicator license required, or must be obtained within six (6) months of hire.
  • Must exhibit attention to detail, accuracy, and safety.
  • Knowledge and ability to operate asphalt patch truck/ dump truck and camera truck.
  • Must be able to communicate and present oneself in a professional manner.
  • Ability to interact with residents to resolve issues.
  • 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.
  • Knowledge in Federal NPDES reporting, and perform school/community presentation of NPDES reporting.
  • Skilled in operating ride and push mowers, graders, landscaping equipment and hand held and/or power tools.
  • Must be available to be on-call.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must possess a Valid Florida Class B driver's 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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