CRAFTSMAN I

CITY OF PLANTATION, FLORIDA
Published
May 2, 2021
Location
Plantation, FL
Job Type
 

Description

Description

This is a non-exempt position, which is semi-skilled apprentice worker that requires significant knowledge and skills related to his/her skilled field.

An employee in this classification may perform a variety of semi-skilled work in such trades as carpentry, electrical, plumbing, painting, irrigation and a variety of unskilled tasks in other construction trades. The employee in this classification may supervise unskilled workers and may participate in a wide variety of construction work at all skill levels. This employee performs tasks with general instructions, exercising limited judgment to accomplish tasks within established procedures. Work is reviewed by superior through direct observation while work is in progress and upon completion.

Employees are hired as AT WILL employees that serve at the pleasure of the City and may be terminated at any time with or without cause.

Examples of Duties

May perform semi-skilled work in a variety of construction trades; assisting skilled workers in other trades or working independently at semi-skilled tasks such as plumbing, carpentry, painting or irrigation work.

May supervise workers performing a wide variety of maintenance or construction duties.

May compile records and submit reports.

May perform skilled manual labor work including the operation of construction equipment.

May be responsible for obtaining materials, supplies and equipment used to accomplish work assignment.

Executes purchase orders authorized by the department director.

This position does not have final procurement authority.

Performs related work as required and as directed.

Typical Qualifications

Considerable knowledge of the methods, tools, equipment and materials used in the particular field of specialized work.

Knowledge of the occupational hazards of the trade and of the proper use of safety devices and practices.

Ability to perform supervision over a crew of workers.

Ability to operate various types of maintenance or construction equipment.

Ability to supervise in a manner conducive to full performance and high morale.

Ability to adhere to tight schedules and still maintain work quality.

Ability to understand and carry out instructions and to complete work assignment correctly.

Ability to perform heavy manual labor for extended periods, often under hot and humid conditions.

Ability to operate a City vehicle and possess the required license.

Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with supervisors, other municipal employees and the general public.

DESIRABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
Considerable experience in maintenance or construction work with experience in the particular field of work in which assigned; experience in operating maintenance and construction machinery and equipment; some experience in supervising other workers; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, abilities and skills may be considered.

Supplemental Information

This is a designated "Response" classification in the City's Emergency Operations Plan and will require the employee occupying this position to work for declared emergencies. Attendance at National Incident Management System (NIMS) training at the appropriate level is mandatory.
Closing Date/Time: 5/4/2021 4:15 PM Eastern

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