Maintenance Technician - Stormwater Maintenance

Leon County | Tallahassee, FL

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Posted Date 8/13/2019

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

This 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.


Participates 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. 
Supervision Received 
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 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. 
Job Category
Local Government
Career Level
Entry Level

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