Salary: $33,280.00 - $51,188.80 Annually USD
Under general supervision, performs a wide range of skilled and semi-skilled work in the maintenance and repair of the City's municipal wastewater facilities, equipment, grounds, wastewater collection system and other City properties. Skill work assigned includes carpentry, painting, plumbing, concrete laying and minor electrical. Vehicle and light equipment operation is required.
Performs various custodial and ground maintenance duties in and around wastewater facilities, e.g., litter collecting, mowing, tree trimming, fertilizing, placing sod, raking, planting and painting.
Performs grease trap inspections.
Reads and records reclaimed and irrigation water meters in accordance with an assigned schedule and route and ensures accuracy of readings.
Performs grounds maintenance at public lift stations right-of-way and easements.
Perform other related duties such as load and unload material, tools and parts from utility truck; inventory and stock utility truck with proper parts and equipment when necessary, and drive utility truck to and from various locations and worksites.
Assists both the Utility Operations and Maintenance Division staff with various tasks and projects.
Performs a variety of jobs in carpentry work including installation of window air conditioning units, hanging doors, building storage shelves, installing book shelves, replacing windows, installing and repairing locks, and building divider walls. Builds decks, walkways, railings and other structures for public access areas.
Prepares buildings for painting and paints offices, equipment and furniture such as filling cabinets, shelves, display cases, tables and chairs.
Maintains and repairs plumbing facilities and fixtures such as drinking fountains, rest rooms, irrigation systems, and drainages on reserve water tanks. Assists other personnel in the maintenance of the wastewater collection system.
Completes minor electrical work such as installing and relocating ceiling fans, light fixtures and electrical switches.
Maintains grounds by mowing lawns, pruning shrubs and collecting trash.
Works with concrete, builds forms, mixes, pours and finishes.
Makes minor repairs to equipment.
NOTE: This position is considered to be emergency essential.
Required Education, Experience, License, Registration, and Certification Qualifications
High school diploma or GED; Vocational training/certification with major course work in the skilled trades, supplemented by one (1) year responsible experience in carpentry, plumbing, painting and minor electrical; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
Valid Florida Driver's License
Must obtain Sanibel Vegetation Certification within 12 months of hire.
Supplemental or Additional Information
Knowledge of carpentry, plumbing, and minor electrical methods and techniques.
Knowledge in use of paints and chemicals used in construction and lawn maintenance.
Knowledge of occupational safety rules and practices.
Ability to use power tools, manual tools, and light equipment such as lawn mowers, weed eater, saws, drills, augers, tillers, compactors and emergency generators.
Ability to perform electrical, welding and other repair and maintenance of assigned facilities and equipment.
Ability to work effectively with other employees.
Skill in the use of power and manual tools and equipment required for repairs, maintenance and testing.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.