Veterans' Preference Applies
The City of Delray Beach does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability, marital status, family status or sexual orientation in employment or the provision of services
The City of Delray Beach is a Non-Tobacco Workplace. The City will not consider applicants who have used tobacco or nicotine products for a period of at least three months prior to application for employment. The definition of "tobacco or nicotine products" includes but is not limited to, cigarettes, cigars, chewing tobacco, pipes, snuff, e-cigarettes and nicotine patches or gum.
Entry level trainee work involving basic cleaning and maintenance of lift stations, water and wastewater distribution systems; and/or water treatment plant. Work is performed under close supervision.
Position may require employee to operate motor vehicle and power driven equipment. Perform related work as required.
Essential Job Duties
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Perform routine maintenance on water and wastewater distribution systems, lift stations and/or Water Treatment Plant.
Install and repair water distribution, sanitary sewer lines, lift stations, manholes, and all related facilities.
Dig and refill ditches, load dirt and construction materials. Perform lawn maintenance activities.
Operate light power equipment.
(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.)
FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:
Knowledge of materials, methods, practices and equipment used in the water and wastewater field.
Ability to communicate verbally.
Basic Mathematical skills.
Physical condition, strength and agility commensurate with the demand of the position, occasionally under adverse weather conditions.
Ability to work rotating shifts as applied.
(Reasonable accommodation will be made for otherwise qualified individuals with a disability.)
High school graduation or possession of an acceptable equivalency diploma; and or two (2) years of experience in heavy manual labor and the use of hand and light power tools.
(A comparable amount of training, education or experience can be substituted for the minimum qualifications.)
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. 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 frequently required to walk, sit, talk, and hear. The employee is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls, and reach with hands and arms.
The employee is occasionally required to run, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move objects up to 50 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be required to work in outside weather conditions and may be exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet while in the office, or moderately loud when in the field.
Delray Beach, Florida