FACILITIES WORKER II (TREES)

  • City of Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • Mar 22, 2019
Full Time Facilities Management
  • Salary: $18.74 - $29.04 Hourly

Job Description

 
THIS POSTING DOES NOT HAVE AN END DATE, AS VACANCIES BECOME AVAILABLE APPLICATIONS WILL BE REVIEWED.
 
The City of Fort Lauderdale community builders possess a passion for public service demonstrated by a high degree of enthusiasm, self-reliance, and job proficiency. They effectively convey the vision and mission of the organization and provide excellent service and satisfaction to our internal and external customers. 

 This is semi-skilled and/or skilled work in operating equipment and performing other diversified manual and maintenance work in the Parks and Recreation Department.  Employees in this class may function as a lead worker of a small crew.
Depending on the area of assignment, the employee may operate a variety of medium equipment requiring skill and manual dexterity such as street sweepers, small bulldozers, front-end loaders, dump, roll-off, claw, or crane trucks.  Employees who operate less complex equipment also function as a lead worker over a small crew and/or perform more diversified tasks.  An employee in this class may also be responsible for performing a variety of other maintenance and repair tasks in the Parks and Recreation Department.  Work is performed under the supervision of a higher ranking employee and is subject to review by the supervisor.

NOTE:  The duties of this position will include all of those duties set forth in the official job description.
Performs related work as required
    This job classification is included within the bargaining unit represented by Teamsters Local Union 769 and therefore is subject to the terms and conditions of the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the City of Fort Lauderdale and Teamsters Local Union 769.  
 
NOTE:
The City offers a wide variety of benefits to their employees. In addition to the competitive benefits package and salary, the City offers 401(a) participation with a 9% City contribution and no employee match!

Say "Hello" to the City of Fort Lauderdale and Say "Goodbye" to Your Student Loan!
That's right! Under the U.S. Department of Education's Public Service Loan Forgiveness ( PSLF ) program, the remaining balance on your student loan may be forgiven after you have made 120 qualifying monthly payments while working full-time at the City of Fort Lauderdale!  Please visit www.fortlauderdale.gov/PublicServiceLoanForgiveness for more information or to see if you qualify.
 
 


JOB REQUIREMENTS & WORK ENVIRONMENT:
 
  •  High School Diploma or G.E.D. equivalent and one (1) to three (3) years of related experience using equipment powered by motor and other hand tools.
  • For non-supervisory/lead worker positions, must have at least one (1) year experience in trimming trees, removing trees, stump grinding, and general tree knowledge. Must have the ability to climb and work in high locations and hazardous situations. Must be proficient in the operation of the following pieces of equipment utilized in the position: aerial bucket trucks, chippers, stump grinders, chain saws, and pole saws.
  • Depending on the area of specialization:  OPEESA certification, LCTT certification, and or Public Ornamental and Turf Pest Control license.
  • Requires CDL-B with airbrakes. May require CDL -A

 
 

             

HOW TO APPLY/ VETERAN INFORMATION:
APPLICATIONS WILL BE REVIEWED AND THE HIRING AUTHORITY WILL CONTACT THOSE APPLICANTS WHOSE APPLICATION REFLECTS THE BEST MATCH OF EXPERIENCE FOR THE POSITION.
 

Per Chapter 295.07 of the Florida Statutes, veteran's preference points will be awarded for promotional exams only with regard to a veteran's first promotion after reinstatement or re-employment with the City from active duty service without exception.  Proof of eligibility and the City's J-204 form must be submitted with application.
 
Closing Date/Time: Continuous