City of Copperas Cove
  • Sewer Collection (83)
  • Copperas Cove, TX, USA
  • $13.33
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Sick leave, Workers Compensation, Vacation, Holidays, Medical, Dental, Vision and Eligible to participate in the Texas Municipal Retirement System (TMRS)


DEFINITION / GENERAL PURPOSE: 12/2016
Ensures the proper function of the City's sewer system.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED:
Works under the general supervision of the Superintendent Sewer Collection.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Ensures the proper function of the sewer system facilities and equipment.

Checks, cleans, repairs and maintains lift stations, pumps, sewer lines, manholes, vehicles and equipment.

Ensures lift stations are kept neat and clean, and performs emergency repairs.

Completes clerical duties by completing various reports and paperwork as needed.

Performs other essential duties as required to achieve successful operation of the department.

The employee must have the ability to work well with others and have a good/pleasant attitude.

Regular and timely attendance is an essential job function.

PERIPHERAL DUTIES:
Serves as a member of various employee committees, as assigned.

Other Duties as assigned.

DESIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Education and Experience:
High school diploma or equivalent required;

No experience or training is required, but up-to two (2) years work experience is preferred;

Class I certification in Sewer Collection is required or must obtain within one (1) year of employment;

Posses a valid Texas driver's license rated Class "B" CDL or be able to obtain within six (6) months of employment.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
Must be able to follow directions.

Be a self-starter and show initiative.


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Ability to apply common sense and understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions;

Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations;

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short and simple correspondence, and memos;

Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization;

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals;

Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs;

Ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions;

Ability to perform full range of physical efforts and maintain standards required for execution of duties;

Ability to perform during adverse and stressful conditions;

Ability to report for duty as situations require.

SELECTION GUIDELINES:
Formal application, rating of education and experience; oral interview and reference check; job related tests may be required.

TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED:
Motorized vehicles for mechanical testing purposes, power and hand tools and equipment for vehicle and mechanical system work; tools including air tools, backhoe and other heavy equipment; electronic vehicle diagnostic equipment; personal computer, calculator, phone; mobile or portable radio.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
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.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

The employee is occasionally required to walk, sit, talk or hear, and taste or smell. The employee must frequently lift and/or move more than 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts and in outside weather conditions. The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to vibration or risk of electrical shock.

The noise level in the work environment is loud.
Job Hazards: Exhaust and fumes, toxic or caustic chemicals, noise, dirt, working in vicinity of operating vehicles or equipment with moving parts, possibility of falling objects, inclement weather conditions.

The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.

No one will perform the duties of a higher position without prior authorization from an individual authorized to approve.

The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

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