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Utilities Construction Tech II- *Casual Labor* This is a Temporary position

at Citrus County Board of County Commissioners

Pay: up to $15.65/hour
$15.65 - $
Posted: 7/21/2020
Job Status: Part Time,Contract/Temporary
Job Reference #: 2799197
Keywords: labor

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

General Description

*This is a CASUAL LABOR position and the duration is no longer than 6 months*

This is a skilled labor position working with the operations, maintenance and construction of Citrus County Utilities water distribution and wastewater collection systems.

The primary schedule for this position is Monday to Thursday; 6:30 am to 5:00 pm.  Must be able to work a flexible schedule which includes on-call responsibilities and working weekends and/or holidays as needed.

Salary Disclosure:
Starting Salary: $15.65 per hour
Pay Grade: 107

Please note: Benefits and retirement are not available with Casual Labor positions.

Essential Functions

  • Installation, maintenance and repair of water and sewer mains, service meters, back flow devices, valves, piping and other associated utility appurtenances
  • Assist in the operation and maintenance of wastewater pump stations and preventive maintenance programs
  • Assume regularly scheduled on-call responsibilities as well as maintain 24/7 contact to assist in emergency water and sewer repairs when possible
  • Complete and maintain records for work orders, supplies, field log books and equipment maintenance
  • Drive and operate County vehicle
  • Perform related duties as required

Minimum Requirements

Education, Training, and Experience:
  • Graduation from high school or GED required
  • Course work in principles and practices of utilities (water/wastewater) maintenance and construction is preferred
  • Some experience in operating construction equipment such as backhoe, mini excavator, loader, tractor with box blade and broom is required

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations, Skills:

  • Florida valid CDL Class A with endorsement (N) Tanker
  • Certification in water distribution and wastewater collection
  • Must have or be able to obtain within 90 days certification in  FEMA National Incident Management System (NIMS) courses 100C and 700B

Physical Requirements/Work Environment:

  • Requires medium to heavy work that involves walking, standing, stooping, lifting, digging, pushing and raising objects
  • This position involves exerting between 20 to 50 pounds of force on a regular and recurring basis and 50 to 100 pounds of force on an occasional basis
  • Requires normal visual acuity and field of vision, hearing, speaking, color perception, sense of smell, depth perception and texture perception
  • May risk exposure to bright/dim light, dusts and pollen, extreme heat and/or cold, wet or humid conditions, extreme noise levels, animals/wildlife, vibrations, fumes and/or noxious odors, traffic, moving machinery, electrical shock, heights, disease/pathogens, toxic/caustic chemicals and explosives
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

Supplemental Information

Basis of Rating: Some positions may require a written and/or skills test. Applications will be carefully reviewed to assess each individuals qualifications. Selected persons will be interviewed to determine who will be hired for the job.  The kind and length of related work experience, training and education shown on the application will be an important consideration in the screening process.

Must successfully pass an employment reference check, criminal background check, physical examination check. Drug screens will be in accordance with the Drug Free Workplace Act and/or the Omnibus Transportation Employee Testing Act of 1991. 

Citrus County, Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.  

Citrus County, Florida is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability in employment or the provisions of services.

Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the Citrus County, Florida Board of County Commissioners in advance to allow sufficient time to provide an accommodation.

Pursuant to Chapter 119, Florida Statutes or the “Public Records Law,” applications, resumes and personnel records are subject to public inspections. 

Details regarding the “Public Records Law”/ “The Sunshine Law” / Florida Statutes and the statutory exemptions are available on websites such as the Florida Office of the Attorney General, Florida Senate and Florida Legislature. Additionally, Citrus County Board of County Commissioners Public Information section is located on our website.