City of Deltona
  • 10-Sep-2020 to Until Filled (MST)
  • Deltona Water
  • Deltona, FL, USA
  • 15.11
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Utility System Technician

ISSUE DATE: 09/10/2020

CLOSING DATE: Open until filled

ELIGIBILITY: Internal & External Applicants

LOCATION:  Deltona Water

(8) Eight Regular Full-Time Non-Exempt Vacancies

***Position is subject to being "on call" and working after normal City work hours as well as on weekends & holidays***

Anticipated Hiring Rate of Pay Depending on Qualifications as follows:

  • No Water distribution coursework completed (UST Trainee I): $12.43/hr.
  • Water distribution coursework completed and passed state exam, waiting on license (UST Trainee II): $13.70/hr.
  • Must have Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Distribution Level III License (UST I): $15.11/hr. - $20.44/hr., depending on qualifications/experience 

DEFINITIONThe purpose of this job/class within the organization is to conduct technical maintenance, repair and construction of City water and waste water facilities. This job/class works under close supervision according to set procedures. Position is subject to being "on call" and working after normal City work hours as well as on weekends and holidays.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (Not all inclusive): Repairs and maintains water and wastewater pipelines including locating mains services and sewer laterals. Assists in resolving customer problems and complaints as well as installing and changing out meters; turns on and off service to customers for repairs and non-payments. Conducts basic maintenance lubrication and repair of equipment, facilities, and tools; responsible for operating a variety of vehicles and equipment such as backhoes, dump trucks, and power and hand tools. Conducts smoke and dye testing as well as cleaning, data recording, and repair of gravity sewer mains, manholes and customer laterals. Conducts construction and repair of roads, sidewalks, driveways, and general landscaping. Responds to emergency sanitary sewer calls; resolves issues using specialized sewer equipment. Exercises mainline water valves with an automatic valve exercising machine; flushes hydrants and blow offs; enters flushing data; collects remote tap samples for analysis. Performs related work as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Requires High School graduation or GED equivalent. Please note: High School diploma must be attached to your application to be considered for this position. Requires one year experience in field utility maintenance, utility construction or closely related experience.

LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS: Requires a Class B commercial driver's license, with air brakes and tanker endorsement with valid DOT medical card required, or must be obtained within 6 months of hire.  Must possess and maintain or be able to obtain within twelve (12) months of appointment to the position the following: Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) Distribution Level III license, Backflow Tester, & Backflow Repair Certifications. 

BENEFITSFull City benefits to include Florida Retirement System, paid employee health/dental, accrued vacation, sick leave, and more.

Veteran Preference in appointment will be given to those eligible.

In order to be eligible for Veteran Preference you must furnish a Department of Defense document, commonly known as form DD-214 (Member 4 Copy recommended) or military discharge papers, or equivalent certification from the DVA, listing military status, dates of service and discharge type PRIOR TO CLOSING DATE OF THE JOB POSTING.

In addition, the disabled veteran shall also furnish a document from the Department of Defense, the DVA, or the Department certifying that the veteran has a service-connected disability

If you require an accommodation because of a disability to participate in the application/selection process, you must notify the Human Resources Department at 386-878-8750 at least 48 hours (excluding weekends and holidays) prior to the meeting or activity. 

We are proud to be a Drug-free, Smoke-free and Equal Opportunity Employer!


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