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UTILITY LINE LOCATION TECHNICIAN
Pay Grade: 32
Hourly Rate: $12.71 to $18.51
Closing Date: Jul 29 2017 12:00AM (7 day(s) from today)

Job Description:
JOB CHARACTERISTICS - Performs field and office operations involving line locations of water, sewer and reclaimed utilities. Work is performed with specific instructions and procedures. The use of hand tools, test and location equipment, vehicles and computer operations is required to perform these duties. Routine tasks are performed with considerable independence and more difficult work is performed under direct supervision. EXAMPLES OF MACHINES, TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT – Hand tools such as shovels, pipe wrenches, hammers, screw drivers, ground probe, etc.; equipment such as line location equipment, GPS surveying equipment, computers and operation of city vehicles. SUPERVISION RECEIVED – Utility Supervisor or Foreman ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS – • Performs water, sewer, and reclaimed water main locations; • Performs all aspects of Sunshine One Call System location ticket management such as locate ticket requests, and positive response management; • Enters data into the computer system for reports and analysis; • Assists in utility system work such as installing water meters, fire hydrants, water and sewer mains and emergency repairs; • Assists the City in the preparation for and aftermath of a major emergency such as a hurricane or other storm or disaster, as needed; • Works on-call, as needed, during emergency situations, such as hurricanes, severe weather, etc. OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS – • When assigned, assists with water distribution and water treatment plant operations; • performs line locations, as needed; • performs vehicle maintenance and cleaning; • Performs other related duties as required. Salary Range – $12.71 - $18.51/hr ($26,439.56 - $38,500.20/yr); EXCELLENT benefits (Note: Benefit information is posted on city website at www.eustis.org, or call Human Resources at 352-483-5472). Applicants should expect a starting salary of $26,439.56/yr. Only applicants with the most job-related qualifications will be selected for interview and further consideration. Additional consideration may be given to applicants with more extensive education, training, or experience. Final candidates may be required to pass a drug test and are offered a conditional offer of employment contingent upon satisfactory results of a thorough background check including criminal history, driver’s license check, & medical exam (if applicable). CLOSING DATE: July 28, 2017 IMPORTANT: The City of Eustis is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in recruitment, examination, appointment, training, promotion, retention, or any other personnel action because of race, color, religion, sex, disability, marital status, age, national origin, citizenship, genetic information or any other factor protected by law. The City provides Veteran’s Preference per FS 295.07. When a preference-eligible applicant receives notice of a hiring decision and believes that he or she was not afforded employment preference in accordance with applicable Florida law and regulation, the applicant may file a written complaint requesting an investigation to the Florida Department of Veterans’ Affairs, Division of Benefits and Assistance, 9500 Bay Pines Blvd., Room 214, St. Petersburg, Florida 33708. Such complaint shall be filed within 60 calendar days from the date that the notice is received by the preference-eligible applicant pursuant to Sections 120.569 and 120.57, F.S. Applicants claiming Veteran’s Preference must complete a City of Eustis application identifying themselves as an eligible veteran and submit FDVA form VP-1, VP-2, or VP-3 along with documentation, as soon as possible (contact HR for forms). The City encourages applications from qualified individuals with disabilities and will make reasonable accommodation to the extent provided by law. If accommodation is needed for applicant testing, please inform the City, prior to the testing date. Applications must be received or postmarked no later than 12:00 midnight on the closing date. The City may close positions that are posted with an “Open” closing date at any time, without prior notice. While we highly recommend that applicants use our online Job Application Builder, we also have printable applications available for download at www.eustis.org. Office hours are 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday thru Friday. For more information, please visit Human Resources at www.eustis.org or call us at 352-483-5472. Under Fla. Law, all application materials are public record and subject to public scrutiny.

Qualifications:
REQUIREMENTS: Knowledge, Abilities and Skills – Basic knowledge of drinking water distribution and sewer collections systems as to accurately locating water and sewer utility mains; knowledge to use basic computer functions in Windows format. Ability to read and interpret utility maps and plans; ability to carry out assignments with minimum instructions; ability to adhere to prescribed routines and practices; ability to read and write English; ability to maintain accurate records; ability to work well with others; ability to drive and operate assigned equipment; ability to work after hours as required, including nights, weekends and holidays; ability to remain at a city work shelter, before, during and after a hurricane or other storm or disaster, if asked. Working Hours – Generally, Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Minimum Qualifications - High School Diploma or recognized equivalent and ability to read and write English is a prerequisite for this position; minimum of one (1) year experience in locating water distribution and or sewer collection systems or other types of underground utilities; valid Florida Class B Commercial Driver’s License with an acceptable driving record is required.

Physical Demands:
This is physical work most of the working time. Requires frequent walking, standing, climbing, stooping, reaching, bending, lifting 50+ pounds, carrying/pushing/pulling 50+ pounds; good finger/hand dexterity and hand/eye coordination; good eyesight, hearing and speech or vocal communication (for safety); working in adverse environmental conditions (heat, cold, rain, etc.) for long periods of time; regular driving and operation of assigned equipment.


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