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June 7, 2019
Line Maintenance Tech II
Pay Range $11.58 - $17.23
The City of Avon Park is accepting applications for a full-time Line Maintenance Tech II

This is a journey level position with work in the installation and maintenance of the municipal water distribution and wastewater collection systems.  Employees in this class are engaged in the construction and repair of water and wastewater mains and attendant devices.  Work includes connection of fittings, excavation for the installation of lines, placement, removal and minor repair to water meters and the testing of water pressure as required

  • Lays water main; installs hydrants, valves, fittings, clamps and      sleeves, and responsible for the more difficult repairs; flushes lines; backfills around pipes.
  • Operators all necessary heavy equipment such as boring and jacking      equipment, trencher, and other related equipment, may operator backhoe.  Must be able to operator heavy equipment to include dump trucks, jet rodder, tapping machine      equipment, trencher, backhoe, pow-r-mole (boring) machine, vac-truck and      other related equipment.
  • Learn to read water main blueprints t assist in selecting proper fittings and materials for the project; measures for lengths of pipe necessary.
  • Cuts and bevels pipes; threads pipes.
  • Considerable knowledge of the methods, materials, practices and tools required for pip, main, service and water meter installation, testing and repair.
  • Knowledge of the water distribution and wastewater collection system including mains, hydrants, water meters and lift stations.
  • Skill in the use of pipefitting, plumbing and pneumatic tools.
  • Ability to read and understand blueprints.
  • Ability to work independently without direct supervision.
  • Ability to troubleshoot such as testing faulty meters and locating leaks.
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, other City employees and the general public.
  • Ability to perform heavy physical manual tasks for extended periods, often in adverse climatic conditions.  Task involves the regular, and at times sustained, performance of heavier physical tasks such as walking over rough or uneven surfaces, bending, stooping, working in confined spaces, and lifting or carrying moderately heavy (50 pound) items and occasionally very heavy (100 pound or over) items.

Performs all other associated duties in regards to the installation, maintenance of water and sewer lines/attributes and other associated services provide by City.

 The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those the employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

  • The job requires work that involves climbing, walking, stooping, laying or standing.
  • The job involves constant outside work.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.
  • The job requires normal visual acuity, and field of vision, hearing, speaking and sense of smell.
  • The job may require infrequent exposure to adverse environmental and unsanitary conditions

 The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. 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
Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED) required. 
  • Must possess a valid Florida Class E driver license.
  • Two (2) years’ experience in installation, repair and maintenance of water distribution systems.
  • Applicants will be asked to preform skills test.

 Open Until Filled
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June 6, 2019
Line Maintenance Tech I
Pay Range $11.07 - 15.83
The City of Avon Park is accepting applications for a full-time Line Maintenance Tech I

This is a entry-level position with work in the installation, repair and maintenance of the city’s water distribution and wastewater collection systems.

At the fully competent level, employees in this class perform a variety of semi-skilled tasks in installing, maintaining and repairing water mains, sanitary sewers, and other work in connection with the water and wastewater systems. Employees operate a variety of machinery and equipment in performing work assignments.

Must have the ability to perform manual labor tasks in the installation, maintenance and repair of water/sewer lines, fore hydrants, valves and other related systems or elements.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those the employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

  • The job requires work that involves climbing, walking, stooping, laying or standing.
  • The job involves constant outside work.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.
  • The job requires normal visual acuity, and field of vision, hearing, speaking and sense of smell.
  • The job may require infrequent exposure to adverse environmental and unsanitary conditions.

 The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. 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

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED) required.
  • Must possess a valid Florida driver license.

Open Until Filled
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June 4, 2019
Waste Water Plant
Operator C
Pay Range $17.41 - $23.70
The City of Avon Park is accepting application for a full-time Waste Water Plant Operator C
 performs duties necessary to support the Water Division to ensure the proper operation and maintenance of the water treatment systems and equipment within the appropriate Federal and State regulatory guidelines.  

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
These are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed.  The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment of position

  1. Prepare log sheets: change chart and recording sheets on flow recorders
  2. Inspect motors, bearing, and gear boxes for overheating and proper lubrication.
  3. Collects samples of water/wastewater at various stages of processing, performs lab test on same, and records data collected.
  4. Maintains equipment, process tanks, building, and grounds in a clean and orderly manner.
  5. Preforms mathematical calculations on collected data; calibrates continuously recording instruments; enters collected data into computer data base.
  6. Manually operates valves to set up a wide variety of flow schemes to preform pumping and equipment functions.
  7. Works in confined spaces or hazardous areas
  8. Lifts medium- heavy objects, climbs ladders and stairs
  9. Prepares and maintains regulatory records
  10. Ability to maintain dual certification from FDEP in Water and Wastewater Treatment

 Required:

  • Dual FDEP Certification in water and wastewater treatment
  • High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED) required. 
  • Must possess a valid Florida Class E driver license.
  • Two (2) years related experience and/or related water/ wastewater operation.
  • Must pass applicable pre-employment testing and background checks.
  • Applicants will be asked to preform skills test.

Open Until Filled