General Description of Duties
Leon County pays employees a living wage of $12.00 per hour as a minimum hourly rate.
10 VacanciesGENERAL DESCRIPTION OF DUTIESThis is primarily manual work performing various roadside maintenance tasks associated with Roadway, Right-of-Way, and Stormwater Maintenance and Construction projects within Leon County. NOTE: The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. The Job Description Questionnaire (JDQ) reflects a more detailed description of the position. Neither the job description nor the JDQ constitutes an employment agreement. Both are subject to change as the needs of the County and requirements of the job change.
Performs unskilled and semi-skilled tasks associated with Roadway, Right-of-Way, and Stormwater Maintenance activities.
Operates and cares for various equipment such as chainsaws, vibroplate packers, blowers, weed-eaters, push mowers, pavement saws, jack hammers, et cetera, used in performing tasks. Uses and cares for various hand tools such as shovels, rakes, and brooms, et cetera, associated with assigned tasks. Assists in gathering materials and equipment as needed in performing tasks. Fuels and services crew truck, other vehicles and small equipment as required. Stocks vehicle with required items such as ice, towels, wipes, bug spray, et cetera, as required. Performs job site safety by installing appropriate construction signage, using personal safety protection and flagging in accordance with Florida Department of Transportation Maintenance of Traffic Standards. Mixes and lays riprap, sandbags, block and brick, in the construction of headwalls, retaining walls, and bridge embankments, et cetera. Cuts bushes and trees and removes sediment by hand as required to maintain drainage systems. Lays sod, seed, and hay in ditches and on shoulders as needed for stabilization. Performs pre-trip inspection on all vehicles and equipment prior to placing them in service.
Completes paperwork. Completes bi-weekly timesheet recording hours worked, leave requests, et cetera. Completes vehicle accident reports and personal injury reports as required.
Performs assignments associated with other vehicle and equipment maintenance operation. Drives 4, 8, 12, and 16 yard dump trucks and operates other equipment such as tractors, rollers, et cetera, in the absence of the normal operator and for special projects as required. Drives crew truck hauling crew and materials to and from jobsite. Performs pre-trip inspection on all vehicles and equipment prior to placing them in service.
OTHER IMPORTANT OR MARGINAL DUTIESParticipates in the interview process. Periodically subject to on-call standby for emergencies. Fulfills temporary assignments to various work crews to perform non-routine work tasks.
The position adheres to established guidelines, policies, operating procedures, and must exercise care in operating equipment.
This position works with the supervisor and receives frequent direction from supervisor and/or lead co-worker.
Supervision of Others
This position is non-supervisory.
INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL CUSTOMER CONTACT Internal customer contact is made daily with coworkers and monthly scheduling repairs and procuring supplies with Fleet and Purchasing respectively. External customer contact is made with citizens who are adjacent to work sites to answer their questions or to direct them to appropriate contact.
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED
The employee may typically use equipment such as, but not limited to, car or light truck, crew cab, dump truck, tandam dump truck, low boy, farm tractor, chainsaws, vibropackers, blowers, weed-eaters, mowers, pavement saws, and jack hammers.
WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Work is performed outdoors. Work environmental factors typically include exposure to inclement weather conditions and various environmental factors, and exposure to insects and animals. Work requires extensive physical demands.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Ability to follow oral and written instructions. Knowledge of the use and care of hand tools. Knowledge of proper tree pruning and removal techniques. Knowledge of power tool operations and maintenance. Knowledge of asphalt repair techniques. Ability to lift in excess of 50 pounds. Ability to stand for long periods of time. Ability to work under various weather conditions. Ability to operate and service 4, 8, 12, and 16 yard dump trucks. Ability to operate and service tractors and other farm equipment.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSRequires completion of the eighth grade and six months of similar or related work experience. A high school diploma can substitute for the required experience.
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
A valid Florida CDL Class "B" operator's license and a favorable driving record. A CDL permit must be obtained within 3 months of hire and a CDL Class"B" operator's license must be obtained within 6 months or hire.
Must possess a Florida Department of Transportation Maintenance of Traffic Certification.
Formal application, rating of education and experience; oral interview and reference check, and drug testing.
FLSA STATUS: Position is Non-exempt. Analysis: This is primarily manual work performing various maintenance activities.
Revision History: March 18, 2019.
Leon County BBC offers an extensive benefit package for FULL TIME employee. Below are some of the highlights.
- Medical Insurance-Employer and Employee Contributions
- Voluntary Dental Insurance
- Voluntary Vision Insurance
- Flexible Spending Accounts
- Group Term Life Insurance-Employer Paid
- Voluntary Supplemental Life Insurance
- Voluntary Long Term Disability Insurance
- Voluntary Legal Insurance
- Voluntary Individual Insurance Coverages with AFLAC & Colonial
- State of Florida Retirement Plan-Employer & Employee Contributions
- Voluntary 457(b) Deferred Compensation Savings for Retirement
- Retirement Savings Match-for-employees earning less than $50,000
- Annual Leave Accrual
- Sick Leave Accrual
- 3 Personal Days
- Paid Parental Leave
- Tuition Assistance Program
- Employee Assistance Program
- Loans At Work Program
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