Equipment Operator I,II or III- Lakes

Department: Public Works
Division: Lakes 
Hourly range: $15.3446- $26.6926

Summary

This position is involves the operation of variety of automotive vehicles, light and heavy equipment, boats, various hand and power tools in the construction, maintenance and repair of stormwater management facilities. Work is reviewed through observation for compliance with work orders and established policies and procedures.

Essential functions

Operate, inspect and maintain a wide range of automotive vehicles, power and hand tools that may include: vacuum truck, backhoe, fork lift, tractor, compressor, dump truck, front‑end loader, floating excavator, drill, and cement cutter or other power saws.

Operate a wide range of boats including: airboats, jon boats, work barges and skiffs.

Clean stormwater treatment and conveyance systems; dredge sand and muck from aquatic sites; raise and lower manholes; remove trees, brush and other debris from ditches and other sites.

Document all activities in accordance with division policy and NPDES permit requirements.

Perform manual labor as required.

Communicate effectively with all staff, vendors and the public.

Demonstrate proficiency in the City of Winter Park Core Competencies.

Perform other work as assigned.

    NOTE: The omission of an essential function does not preclude management from assigning specific duties not listed herein if such functions are a logical assignment to the position.

Knowledge, skills & abilities

Must be able to swim well.

Knowledge of occupational safety rules and practices.

Knowledge of operation and routine maintenance of light weight equipment.

Ability to understand and follow oral and simple written instructions.

Ability to perform strenuous work in all weather conditions.

Skill in operating and maintaining light equipment.

Environmental

Tasks may require frequent exposure to adverse environmental conditions.

Physical

This is heavy work requiring the exertion of 100 pounds of force occasionally, up to 50 pounds of force frequently and up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects; work requires climbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, and grasping.

Sensory

Tasks require manual dexterity in addition to visual and hearing acuity and oral communications abilities.

Minimum Qualifications

Equipment Operator I:

High school diploma or equivalent.

Two (2) years’ experience in the operation and routine maintenance of medium and heavy equipment.

An equivalent combination of the required education and experience may be considered.

Certifications and Training

Possess and maintain a valid Florida Driver license.

Must obtain a Florida Commercial Driver License Class B or higher (with airbrake and tanker endorsements) within six months of hire.

Equipment Operator II:

High school diploma or equivalent

Two (2) years’ experience as an Equipment Operator.

Two (2) years’ experience in the operation and routine maintenance of medium and heavy equipment.

An equivalent combination of the required education and experience may be considered. 

Certifications and Training

Possess and maintain a valid Florida Commercial Driver License Class B or higher (with airbrake and tanker endorsements.

All certifications must be current at the time of application and must be maintained as a condition of continued employment.

Equipment Operator III:

Must have met all minimum requirements for an Equipment Operator II.

Four (4) years of service with the City of Winter Park as am Equipment Operator II or equivalent previous work experience.

Complete minimum of 540 hours of cross training with other utility divisions.

 

All:

Must have FDEP Erosion and Sedimentation Control Inspector certification or obtain within six months of hire.

All certifications must be current at the time of application and must be maintained as a condition of continued employment.

Employees in this position are required to pass the National Incident Management System (NIMS) IS-700 within 30 days of employment and the ICS-100 within 60 days of employment.