Crew Leader - Wastewater

City of Delray Beach | Delray Beach, FL

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Posted Date 12/27/2018
Veterans' Preference Applies
  • EEO Statement
The City of Delray Beach does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability, marital status, family status or sexual orientation in employment or the provision of services
  •   Non-Smoking
The City of Delray Beach is a Non-Tobacco Workplace. The City will not consider applicants who have used tobacco or nicotine products for a period of at least three months prior to application for employment. The definition of "tobacco or nicotine products" includes but is not limited to, cigarettes, cigars, chewing tobacco, pipes, snuff, e-cigarettes and nicotine patches or gum.
This is skilled work in leading crews that are responsible for repairing, inspecting, constructing, and maintaining gravity mains and manholes and/or lawn maintenance of all lift stations; raw water wells and/or the water and sewer network and/or internment and grounds maintenance work done in the cemetery and/or storm sewers; catch basins; sidewalk repairs and replacements; and asphalt and concrete applications. This work involves monitoring and providing detailed reporting of all work performed. Work is performed under general supervision.

Essential Job Duties

The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned.
  • Lead and instruct staff in installation, repair and preventative maintenance in various activities as described under General Purpose and Description (above).
  •  Prepare routine reports, written work orders and maintain records.
  •  Accurately relate daily assignment of work and review/discussion of completed jobs to crew(s).
  • Coordinate work with other crews to maintain deadlines and safety practices.
  • Assist in training and ensure quality workmanship of the crew(s).
  • May perform heavy manual functions, if required.
  • May set up and operate laser and sight alignment and leveling tools, if required.
  • May operate a backhoe, end load, box-blade truck or large dump truck, if required.
  • Foster positive employee relations and employee morale on a City-wide basis.

Works inside
Works outside in various adverse weather conditions with dust,
pollen, fumes and chemicals.
Uneven surfaces
Below ground level (if required)
Ladders/Scaffolding (if required)

Minimum Qualifications

High School graduation or possession of an acceptable equivalency diploma. Three (3) years of professional, verifiable experience in a department/division specific specialized area listed in the General Purpose and Description or one (1) year experience as a Crew Leader I or a Street Maintenance Worker III. Must possess or obtain a valid Florida Driver's License, Class B, CDL, with airbrakes and tanker endorsements within six (6) months of hire, excluding Utility Maintenance and cemetery.

Water/Sewer Network Divisions Only: Must possess or obtain a Water Distribution Operator III License issued by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection within six (6) months from the date of hire. No Exceptions.

Please note that you may be required to show proof of required college degree, certifications, licenses, high school diploma or G.E.D., from an accredited institution at the time or prior to an interview.

 The abilities expected of all employees include being able to respond to supervision, guidance and direction of superiors in a positive, receptive manner and in accordance with stated policies, be appropriately groomed and attired so as to present a professional image in accordance with the organization's mission, goals, and policies; report for work promptly and properly prepared at the time and place required by the assignment or orders; notify the appropriate supervisor of intended absences in accordance with stated rules; conform with standards and rules regarding use of accrued time; demonstrate a polite, helpful and courteous manner when engaged in any activity with the public; operate and care for equipment to manufacturer's specifications and/or within the specified parameters; demonstrate an understanding, consideration, and respect of cultural, religious, and gender differences when interacting with the public and colleagues.

A comparable combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this position, may be substituted for the minimum qualifications.

Job Category
Local Government
Career Level
Entry Level

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