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Department: Community Services
Compensation: $14.00 - $17.00 hourly DOE
Hours: 6:45 A.M. - 3:15 P.M. / 40 hrs - On-call status + weekend work required
Deadline: Open until filled

Position Objectives

Work involves responsibility for the efficient preventative maintenance and repair of machinery, equipment and facilities at the City’s Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP), lift stations, sanitary sewer piping system and reclaimed water distribution system.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Operates, monitors, installs, performs preventative maintenance/repair activities and keeps records related to machinery, equipment, and facilities at the City’s WWTP, lift stations, sanitary sewer piping system and reclaimed water distributions system including but not limited to: electrical and hydraulic systems, pumps, controls, sludge-belt-press; chlorination equipment, reclaimed water distribution and sewer collection pipelines; manholes, and street excavations.
  • Operates equipment utilized in the Department including, but not limited to: back hoes, bobcats, boom truck, front end loader, sewer pressure cleaner, pipeline television equipment, and sludge-press.
  • Provides technical assistance in troubleshooting operational problems associated with the Utility system.
  • Maintains/cleans work area, tools, machinery, equipment, vehicles and facilities.
  • Maintains plant irrigation system and landscaping on occasion.
  •  As assigned assists with purchase requisitions; interfaces with plumbers and builders; responds to after-hours calls to repair or alleviate sewage stoppages, pump failures, well failures, etc., and determine action to be taken in event of emergencies such as machine, equipment or power failure.
  • Performs other related work as required.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES - This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Minimum Requirements:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and /or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

Education and/or Experience:

High school diploma or General Education Degree (GED) recognized by the State of Florida and two to five years related experience and/or training in one or more skilled trades; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 

Welding experience not required, but would be considered a plus. 

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read and interpret documents such as plans, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.  Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

Requires a valid Florida Drivers’ License. Must attain a minimum of "C" Level Certification in Sewage Collection System Operation and Maintenance from Florida Water and Pollution Control Operator’s Association (FWPCOA) or other approved source within 18 months of hire/promotion. Welding experience not required, but would be considered a plus. 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS - The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to point, finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to sit, stand; walk; climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl; lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT - The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals.  The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places; outside weather conditions; extreme cold/heat; and risk of electrical shock; and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

The City of Cape Canaveral is a Drug-Free Workplace Employer

How to Apply
A completed City of Cape Canaveral Employment Application is required in advance of consideration for City employment. You may include a resume with your application. Please submit your completed application to the Human Resources Department using any one of the methods listed below.
 
Click here to download the City of Cape Canaveral employment application.

 

Apply To: City of Cape Canaveral

                  Attention: Jane E. Ross, HR Director

                 105 Polk Avenue

                 Cape Canaveral, FL 32920

                  Job Vacancy Reference #2019-13  E.O.E./ M/F/H/V

                  The City of Cape Canaveral is a Drug-Free Workplace Employer

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