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Title

Equipment Operator - 2020 

Category Public Works  
Description

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

Performs skilled work in the operation of rights-of-way maintenance, roadway maintenance, and maintenance on County-owned or County maintained properties. Duties include the performance of manual labor tasks.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  1. Performs skilled labor in jobs related to the construction or repair of rights-of-way maintenance, roadway maintenance, and maintenance on County-owned or County maintained properties.
  2. Operates gasoline or other powered machinery such as portable concrete mixers, air hammers, compressors, pumping machinery, compaction equipment, and chainsaws.
  3. Washes, cleans, and performs routine first level maintenance to the equipment.
  4. Performs manual labor tasks as assigned, such as patching, shoulder repair, ditch cleaning, tree trimming, minor bridge repairs, headwall construction, and other duties as assigned.
  5. May be assigned to operate heavier equipment on a temporary, emergency, or trainee basis.
  6. In case of emergency or crisis situation (hurricane, flood, etc.) position is required to respond/perform recovery duties as assigned by immediate supervisor.
  7. Employees hired on or after February 1, 2016, must be a tobacco-free person, both on and off the job, for at least one (1) year immediately preceding application and maintain the same tobacco-free status throughout the term of employment.
  8. Maintains regular physical attendance during normal work hours as assigned at one of the county’s offices or work facilities.

 

[These essential job functions are not to be construed as a complete statement of all duties performed. Employees will be required to perform other job related marginal duties as required.]

 
Position Requirements

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge of principles and methods of operating road construction type equipment.
  • Knowledge of practices, methods, and materials used in public works road construction and maintenance activities.
  • Knowledge of rules and regulations pertaining to the safety and operation of equipment.
  • Skill in cleaning and maintaining equipment.
  • Skill in operating light, medium, and heavy equipment.
  • Skill in the use of hand and power tools.
  • Ability to make minor repairs and adjustments to equipment and detect problems with equipment.
  • Ability to perform manual labor tasks.
  • Ability to follow and understand written and verbal instructions.
  • Ability to operate a computer.

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of an acceptable equivalency diploma.
  • One-year experience in the field of Public Works.

 

LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS, OR REGISTRATIONS:

  • Valid Florida Class “A” Temporary Driving Permit within (60) days of employment and a driving record acceptable to the insurance provider.
  • Valid Florida Class “A” Commercial Driver License within six (6) months of employment and a driving record acceptable to the insurance provider.
  • Florida Department of Transportation Temporary Traffic Control (TTC) – Basic Level Certification within six (6) months of employment.
  • Florida Department of Transportation Temporary Traffic Control (TTC) – Intermediate Level Certification within one (1) year of employment.
  • Required National Incident Management System (NIMS) certifications within six (6) months of employment.

 

ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL SKILLS:

  • Acceptable vision (with or without correction)
  • Acceptable hearing (with or without correction)
  • Heavy lifting and carrying (over 50 pounds)
  • Walking
  • Pushing
  • Pulling
  • Standing
  • Kneeling
  • Bending
  • Stooping
  • Climbing
  • Driving
  • Equipment Operation
  • Eye, hand, and foot coordination

 

VACCINATIONS:

  • Hepatitis A within sixty (60) days of employment
  • Hepatitis B within sixty (60) days of employment
  • Tetanus within sixty (60) days of employment

 

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS:

  • Works outside in various weather conditions with dust, vibrations, and noise.

 

Reasonable accommodation will be made for otherwise qualified individuals with a disability.

FLSA Non-Exempt Status

Revised 10/01/2020

 
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Salary Range $12.71 - $18.15 Commensurate with experience and licenses. Benefits package.  
Closing Date March 2, 2021  
Post Internal Days  
Position Equipment Operator - 2020  
Division Public Works  
Post Internal Days 0  
Number of Openings 2  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Open Date 2/16/2021  
Location Road & Bridge  
Flyer None Specified 

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