Maintenance Technician - Stormwater Maintenance

Leon County Government | Tallahassee, FL

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Posted Date 3/07/2019

General Description of Duties

Leon County pays employees a living wage of $12.00 per hour as a minimum hourly rate.

10 Vacancies

CDL Permit is required by the closing date of the position.

This is primarily manual work performing various roadside maintenance tasks to assist the Public Works Division in providing safe, aesthetically pleasing roadways.
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 Solid Waste, Transportation, Stormwater, or Right of Way Maintenance.   
Performs assignments associated with other vehicle and equipment maintenance operation.  Drives 4, 8, 12, and 16 yard 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.
Completes paperwork.  Completes bi-weekly timesheet recording hours worked, leave requests, et cetera.  Completes vehicle accident reports and personal injury reports as required.  Ensures that daily worksheets are completed accurately and turned in on time in the absence of the Crew Chief.
Performs other related duties as required:  participates in the interview process.  Periodically subject to on-call standby for emergencies.  Temporary assignments to various work crews to perform non-routine work tasks. Supervise crew in absence of Crew Chief.
 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 base repair in preparation for asphalt patching.  Performs major and minor asphalt repairs.  Perform pre-trip inspection on all vehicles and equipment prior to placing them in service.
Stormwater Maintenance
 Cleans Stormwater facilities.  Cuts weeds, cuts and chips small trees, bushes.  Removes spoils and other debris.  Completes written daily accounting of cleaning activities and equipment used.
Maintains Stormwater Facilities.  Puts up erosion control devise.  Repairs filters, headwalls, spillways, and fill lay sandbags. Performs mowing, weeding, raking, fertilizing, and mulching. 

Job Category
Local Government
Career Level
Entry Level

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