Working in various City facilities performing a variety of work to enhance, maintain, and repair those facilities to ensure safety and a welcoming atmosphere for visitors and employees.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Performs a variety of work in the maintenance and repairs of various City facilities. Performs basic rough and finished carpentry work; bench carpentry using shop equipment and power tools such as drills, saws, sanders and routers; basic electrical installation and repair work in wiring for switches, outlets, plugs and power circuits; and repairs or replaces ballasts and lighting fixtures. Removes broken glass; repairs or replaces door hardware; arranges replacement of glass for windows and doors. Performs basic repairs of plumbing leaks; opens clogged lines and drains; replaces washers and other minor parts. Applies and prepares various surfaces for paint, enamel, lacquer, varnish or stain; repairs wall coverings. Performs basic roof repairs. Installs and maintains drinking fountains. Estimates and orders materials and supplies. Exercises discretion in identifying projects requiring the services of a higher skilled crafts person; assists in obtaining quotes and arranging for services of outside vendors as needed. Safely operates work truck; low trailer and mobile stage to travel to various locations throughout the City to complete work assignments. Prepares and maintains written records and logs on repair and maintenance conducted. This is not intended to be an all-inclusive listing of essential job functions; the performance of other essential functions may be required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
• Knowledge of the methods used in maintenance including basic knowledge of the following trades: carpentry, electric, plumbing, painting and masonry;
o standard practices, tools and materials utilized in the repair and maintenance of City facilities;
o hazards involved in performing the foregoing specific requirements and the safety precautions to be taken.
• Ability to descend and ascend ladders and stairs to obtain access to effect or make necessary repairs;
o withstand occupancy in small confined spaces;
o follow oral and written instructions;
o work with and around chemicals;
o complete and maintain records and logs on repairs and maintenance conducted.
• Skill in the use and care of hand tools and power equipment necessary to perform various building and maintenance and repair tasks.
• Physical strength and agility sufficient to do strenuous laboring tasks under varying weather conditions.
MINIMUM EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
• Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of an acceptable equivalency diploma.
• Five years’ experience in building maintenance and repair work, with a high level of proficiency in at least two of the building trades.
• An equivalent combination of training and experience that is determined to be directly related to the foregoing specific requirements may be substituted.
• Possession of a valid Florida driver’s license and a good driving record as determined by the City of Winter Haven.
• Absence of non-prescribed controlled substances in the applicant’s system as verified by a laboratory approved by the City of Winter Haven.
• Must have the physical ability, strength and flexibility to perform the job functions in the work environment. Reasonable accommodations will be made for otherwise qualified individuals with a disability.
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