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BUILDING CRAFTSWORKER
Pay Grade: 33
Hourly Rate: $13.33 to $19.37
Closing Date: Sep 30 2017 12:00AM (4 day(s) from today)

Job Description:
JOB CHARACTERISTICS - Under general direction, performs journeyman level work involving the construction, alteration, maintenance and repair of City buildings, structures and equipment; recommends most efficient and cost-effective methods of planned construction, renovation or repair. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS – • Keeps time and material records; • Constructs, alters, maintains, and repairs municipal buildings and structures; • Performs rough framing and paneling; • Hangs doors/ windows/cabinets; • Finishes trim; • Plasters and paints interior/exterior of buildings; • Installs electrical wiring; • Installs new electrical systems; • Installs computer wiring; • Maintains and repairs existing electrical systems; • Maintains and repairs electrical motors of air conditioning systems; • Installs and maintains plumbing system; • Pours concrete driveways and walkways; • Lays concrete block; installs and repairs dry wall; • Estimates time and materials; • Inspects lumber and other materials for grade and quality; • Inspects City buildings, structures and equipment and performs troubleshooting; • Reads and prepares blueprints, sketches and plans; • Makes recommendations on building construction and method of repair; • Maintains records of materials and activities; • 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.; • Performs other related duties as required. Salary Range – $13.33 - $19.37/hr ($27,722.45 - $40,295.02/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 $13.33/hour. 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: September 29, 2017 HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT CITY OF EUSTIS P.O. Drawer 68 (109-A E Orange Ave) EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Eustis, FL 32727-0068 Minorities/Females/Disabled Phone – 352-483-5472 Florida Drug Free Workplace FAX – 352-483-0492 Veterans Preference Employer E-Mail – personnel@ci.eustis.fl.us 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 - Thorough knowledge of standard practices, methods, tools and materials of the construction trade; knowledge of the qualities and grades of lumber, plumbing, electrical and other materials; knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions. Ability to make estimates of time and materials; ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with city employees and the general public; ability to carry out assignments with minimum instructions; ability to read and write English; ability to drive a vehicle; ability to work on-call, if 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 Skill in the use of tools, materials and equipment common to the trade. Ability to operate all portable tools related to the building crafts including: pneumatic hand tools such as nailers, staplers, etc.; electrical hand tools such as saws, drills, grinders, sanders, routers, etc.; stationary power tools such as radial saws, table saws, drill press, etc.; ladders, scaffolding; trucks; bucket trucks. Important: Normal working hours for this position are from 6:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. Minimum Qualifications - High School Diploma or recognized equivalent; supplemented by three (3) years experience in building trades. Valid Florida Class B Commercial Driver's License with an acceptable driving record required. Other related experience may be considered.

Physical Demands:
This is moderate to heavy work for a considerable part of the working time. Requires frequent walking; frequent 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; working in adverse environmental conditions (heat, cold, rain, etc.) for long periods of time; regular driving of vehicle.


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