CONSTRUCTION WORKER-UTILITIES-CONCRETE FINISHER-MASONRY
The City of Fort Lauderdale is seeking a Construction Worker for its Utilities Division.
The Public Works Department is seeking a Construction Worker. This candidate will 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.
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The City offers a wide variety of benefits to employees. In addition to the competitive benefits package and salary, the City participates in the Florida Retirement System (FRS) which offers an investment option and a pension option, and requires a 3% contribution from employees. New hires are automatically enrolled in FRS.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Essential functions are the basic job duties that an employee must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation. The list of essential functions, as outlined herein, is intended to be representative of the tasks performed within this classification. The omission of a function does not preclude management from assigning essential duties not listed herein if such duties relate to the position.
- Estimates materials needed and tracking workloads for projects on a daily basis.
- Performs maintenance on city buildings, pump and lift stations.
- Performs roadway/right of way easement repairs and maintenance.
- Must perform concrete related duties such as: estimating, mixing, finishing
- May perform "minor" repairs to electric & plumbing as needed. May assist electricians and plumbers when requested.
- Performs general carpentry and other construction type activities
- Installs doors, windows, metal and wood framing, drywall & finishing, painting, flooring, all hardware installs etc. May perform minor roof repairs.
- Performs general property maintenance such as mowing, edging, blowing leaves, trimming trees, dumping inside/outside trash, cleaning interior of building etc...
- Performs related work as required
Essential Employees may be required to work during a declared emergency. The employee's Department Head will determine who will be required to work.
PHYSICAL STANDARDS REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
The position involves heavy physical demands, such as exerting up to 100 lbs. of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 lbs. of force frequently, and/or up to 20 lbs. of force constantly to move objects.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
JOB REQUIREMENTS & WORK ENVIRONMENT
We realize your time is valuable so please do not apply if you do not have at least the following required minimum qualifications: Must possess a high school diploma or an acceptable G.E.D. certificate from a recognized issuing agency.Must possess at least one (1) year of construction experienceMust possess a Commercial Driver's License (CDL) - Class B with Air Brake
HOW TO APPLY/ VETERAN INFORMATION
Depending on the number of applicants and the quality of their education and experience, the examination may consist of one or more of the following tests: Evaluation of Training and Experience, Oral Interview, Written Examination, or other assessment method. Applicants must attain a minimum score of 70 in each part of the examination in order to qualify. All successful applicants will be required to pass a medical examination, including drug screening, prior to appointment.
An eligible veteran who enters an open-competitive examination shall receive preference points added to the total passing score earned in the examination as provided for in the Florida Statutes. To obtain veteran's preference, candidates MUST submit a copy of separation papers and the City of Fort Lauderdale's veteran's preference claim form ( J204 ).
The City of Fort Lauderdale offers a comprehensive benefits package to all regular full-time employees including vacation, holiday, and sick leave as well as medical, dental, vision, life and short-term disability insurance.
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Closing Date/Time: 3/19/2023 5:00 PM Eastern