Full-Time Street Department – Service Technician
GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Appointed by the Mayor in consultation with the Administrator, the Service Technician, under the immediate supervision of a Department Manager or Supervisor is responsible for a variety of skilled and unskilled tasks in the delivery of City services and maintenance of City buildings, roadways, grounds, and equipment. QUALIFICATIONS: Has the proven ability in oral and written communications. Has the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with public officials, civic leaders and the public in general. Completion of secondary education (high school or GED); must be 18 years of age; must be able to qualify for and remain insurable under the City’s vehicle insurance policy; College degree preferred LICENSURE OR CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: CDL Preferred EQUIPMENT OPERATED: The following are examples only and are not intended to be all inclusive: Backhoe, loader, street sweeper, skid steer, snowplow, tractors, mowers, and other related equipment; saws, jackhammer, crack sealer, roller, chipper, light and heavy duty motorized trucks, hand and power tools (e.g., chainsaw, air wrench, etc.); mobile phone, personal computer, computer software, printer, copy machine, fax machine, and other standard business office equipment. INHERENTLY HAZARDOUS OR PHYSICALLY DEMANDING WORKING CONDITIONS: The employee has exposure to chemical compounds found in an office environment (e.g., toner, correction fluid, etc.); works in the vicinity of floor or wall openings, elevated platforms, and/or runways; ascends and/or descends ladders, stairs, or scaffolds; works on and around powered platforms and/or vehicle mounted platforms; is exposed to environmental conditions which may result in injury from fumes, odors, dusts, mists, gases, and/or poorly ventilated work areas; exposed to possible injury from hazardous gases, chemicals, flammables, air contaminants, unclean or unsanitary conditions; works with moving mechanical parts of equipment or machines (e.g., belts, reels, blades, pulleys, etc.); exposed to possible injury from explosions and/or falling from high places; has exposure to fire; has exposure to hot, cold, wet, humid, or windy weather conditions; has exposure to shaking objects or surfaces; regularly required to lift, carry, push, or pull 50 lbs. or less. Employee may be subject to irregular work hours and must be available 24/7 unless alternate arrangements have been approved by Supervisor, and exposed to vehicular traffic when working in the public right-of-way. Note: In accordance with the U.S. Department of Labor physical demands strength ratings, this is considered medium to heavy work.
JOB DESCRIPTION AND WORKER CHARACTERISTICS:
JOB DUTIES in order of importance
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION: Obey and promptly execute all orders of the Administrator. The Service Technician shall have the following duties under his/her direct supervisor:
- Performs a variety of unskilled and semi-skilled tasks to assist with the efficient delivery of City services (e.g., erects street signs, patches roadways, installs sidewalks, snow removal, etc.); operates and maintains City-owned equipment and vehicles, such as backhoe, skid steer, roller, chipper, snow removal equipment, sewer tanker, sewer jet equipment, tractors, mowers, etc.; inspects equipment and tools prior to operation to ensure safety; maintains City tools and equipment as required; digs ditches or trenches, completes rough and finished carpentry work; rakes asphalt, trims and/or cuts trees and brush, and repairs streets, curbs, catch basins, and broken sewer and water lines; completes some welding and minor electrical work as assigned; cleans City facilities.
- Maintains contact with City personnel/departments, the general public, and various government agencies/officials in order to obtain or disseminate information related to the essential position functions.
- Maintains required licensures and certification, if any.
- Meets all job safety requirements and all applicable OSHA safety standards that pertain to essential functions.
- Demonstrates regular and predictable attendance. OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Performs other related duties as assigned. MINIMUM ACCEPTABLE CHARACTERISTICS: (*indicates developed after employment) Knowledge of: *City/department goals and objectives; *City/department policies and procedures; safety practices and procedures; first aid practices; road construction, maintenance and repair; custodial methods and techniques; building construction, maintenance and repair; general construction, maintenance and repair; mechanical maintenance; vehicle maintenance and repair; heavy and medium duty equipment maintenance and repair; proper lifting techniques; grounds maintenance and repair; local geographical area. Skill in: building painting; motor vehicle operation; use or operation of mowers, trimmers, tractors, street-sweepers, chipper, crack sealer, jackhammer, medium duty equipment such as backhoes; loader, skid steer, snow plow, roller, use of bench and/or hand tools; use of mechanics’ tools and equipment. Ability to: interpret a variety of instructions in written, oral, picture, or schedule form; deal with problems involving few variables within familiar context; add, subtract, multiply, and divide whole numbers; complete routine forms; prepare accurate documentation; respond to routine inquiries from public and/or officials; communicate effectively; understand a variety of written and/or verbal communications; *maintain records according to established procedures; develop and maintain effective working relationships; use maintenance equipment; perform heavy manual labor; travel to and gain access to work site.
How to Apply
Please call the Obetz Jobs Council at 614-409-4419 or click on "Submit Resume" on the main page of the Obetzjobs.com website
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