Lift Station Service Worker
The Lift Station Service Worker is responsible for the maintenance and operation of all lift stations, sump wells and related pressurized wastewater transmission equipment and appurtenances. The Lift Station Service Worker performs routine work well covered by existing policies, well stablished procedures and standards or instructions and supervision is readily available.
HIRING RANGE: $15.5878 - $19.4847 PER HOUR, DOE.
- Provides service, maintenance, and inspections to City owned lift stations and related appurtenances. (95%)
- Performs and assists in preventive maintenance, and repairs on pumps, gate valves, check valves, plug valves, generators, and their associated fixtures.
- Assists in Vac Truck operation to clean and pump-out wet-wells.
- Assists in the maintenance of instrumentation devices such as pump control units (PCU), telemetry control units (TCU), flow meters, level control devices, and gauges.
- Assists in repairing and replacing electrical panels, fuses, switches, and wiring at city lift stations.
- Assists in troubleshooting issues that may arise in a lift station, including, but not limited to pumps, control devices, piping, valving, electrical, etc..
- Maintains tools, vehicles, and equipment assigned to employee by their supervisors.
- Maintains all yards, landscaping, and fences within lift stations parameters.
- Responds timely to requests and work orders to ensure proper completion of wastewater and lift station repairs and maintenance.
- Performs sod, asphalt, and concrete restoration as necessary.
- Additional Duties and Responsibilities (5%)
- Performs all duties and responsibilities in a manner consistent with the core values of the City, and consistent with City and Department policies.
- Follows safe working practices and has a working knowledge of safety practices and procedures.
- Performs after-hours/on-call rotation to respond to emergency repairs.
- Adheres to laws, regulations and policies of the City and of the assigned department. Follows instructions provided by supervisor, Department Director or their designee.
- Assists in Distribution and Collection activities as necessary to obtain licensing and experience.
- Maintains facility and equipment for cleanliness and ongoing functionality.
- Completes the identified required or assigned training timely and applies acquired knowledge and/or skills.
- Participates in department meetings, staff meetings and other related activities.
- Maintains, preserves, retains, and disposes public records pursuant to FS Chapter 119.
- Emergency Management Role
- Participates as a member of the City staff as required to take action in the event of an emergency.
- Acts in the assigned role to support the City in disaster preparation and/or disaster recovery efforts as described in the City of Casselberry Emergency Management Plan, assigned by supervisor or designee. As a member of the Public Works Department may be responsible for the coordination of the maintenance and/or clearing of roadways, the operability of City's fleet and prevention or drainage of local or area-wide flooding. In addition, as a member of the Public Works Department may be responsible for the maintaining and/or rapidly restoring the operability of the City's water and sewer systems.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS/COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
- Education and Training: A High School Diploma or G.E.D. is required.
- Experience: A minimum of one (1) years' experience in operation and maintenance on lift stations, wastewater collection system, or related field is required.
- Certificates, Licenses and/or Registrations Required: Must be able to possess and maintain a valid Florida restricted Class B (with tanker and air brakes endorsement) CDL Driver's license. A Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) check will be made to determine acceptance of past driving record.
- Security Clearance: Florida Department of Law Enforcement background clearance.
- Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Ability to obtain knowledge of local, state and federal regulations affecting work.
- Ability to obtain knowledge of departmental rules, policies and procedures.
- Ability to obtain knowledge of safety procedures for construction and repair of wastewater mains, lift stations, and related construction projects.
- Ability to obtain knowledge of the methods, materials, equipment, and techniques used in the installation, repair and maintenance of lift stations, wastewater systems, and related equipment.
- Ability to obtain knowledge of the methods, practices, tools, materials and equipment of the pipe laying/lift station trades.
- Ability to obtain knowledge of SunGard/NaviLine or similar utilities and work management software.
- Ability to obtain knowledge of Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) or similar software.
- Ability to obtain knowledge of ArcMap or similar geographic information system software.
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the public.
- Ability to operate a motor vehicle and light/medium equipment.
- Ability to utilize Microsoft Office Suite, e.g. Outlook, Word, and Excel.
- Ability to support the mission statement of the City of Casselberry: Committed to protect and enhance the quality of life within its community.
- Ability to support the core values of the City of Casselberry.
- Ability to support the vision of the City of Casselberry of a vibrant, affordable, diverse, and progressive community where citizens feel safe, enjoy their neighborhoods, and access their city government.
The work environment and physical demands described here are representative and not intended to be all-inclusive of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made when requested to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
A. Work Environment: This position performs the duties in a field setting. The noise level in the work environment is loud. This position is also frequently exposed to various weather conditions, working near moving mechanical parts, traffic hazards, fumes or airborne particles, noise extremes, slippery or uneven surfaces, and confined spaces. Occasionally, this position may be exposed to risk of electrical shock/explosives.
B. Physical Demands: The primary functions require frequent periods of standing, walking, bending, pushing and pulling, driving, time sitting, using hands to handle or feel and reaching with hands and arms. Occasionally this position will be required to climb or balance, jump, run or throw. In addition, this position may be required to occasionally lift and carry up to fifty (50) pounds with or without assistance of another person or utilization of lifting equipment. This position is regularly required to use vision, speech and hearing, with or without assistive devices.
C. Equipment/Tools and Technology Used: This position utilizes the following tools and equipment while performing the duties of the job: Back hoe, track hoe, skid loader, crane, dump truck, city vehicle, Vac-Con, pipes and applicable valves, hand tools (hammer, wrenches, screw drivers, etc.), industry specific tools (plumbing, electrical, diagnostic, ETC), power tools (compressor, jack hammer, chain saw, etc.), cell phone, computer and printer.
D. Employee Infection/Exposure Risk Classification: Category II: Employee performs tasks that do not involve exposure to blood, body fluids or other potentially infectious materials (OPIM), however, employment may require performing unplanned Category I tasks. The normal work routine involves no exposure to blood, body fluids or OPIM, but potential exposures may be required as a condition of employment.
The City of Casselberry offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package.
The City of Casselberry pays a substantial portion of our employee's health insurance. Dependent coverage is available at an additional cost, part of which is paid by the City. Health insurance discounts for wellness, non-tobacco and biometric screenings are available to qualified individuals. Group discount plans are available for optional dental, vision, STD, Voluntary Life with ADD, Legal, Accident/Critical Illness and Cancer. Paid long term disability after one year of employment.
401a Plan - 10% salary contribution paid by the City
457 Deferred Compensation Plan – City pays 100% match of an employee's voluntary contribution up to 4% of their annual salary
8 paid holidays per year (10 hours per day)
Paid annual leave and sick leave
Paid bereavement and military leave
Cost of Living Adjustments
Education and Certification Incentives
Employee Recognition and Appreciation
2% Residency Incentive pay for Casselberry residents
Wellness Health Incentive Program
The City of Casselberry is an equal opportunity employer, veteran preference provider, and a drug free workplace.