Water Treatment Skilled Trades Worker

Venice, Florida

Sarasota County
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Public Utilities

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Come and be a part of the Public Utilities department which specializes in treatment plant and pump station maintenance. You have a chance to ensure that our Carlton Water Treatment Plant works efficiently to continue serving our community. Come and apply today.
  • Install, replace, repair, and modify mechanical and electrical equipment within Public Utilities facilities.
  • Work on various equipment like pumps valves, regulators, actuators, control panels, communication systems, motor controls, electronic filtering and switching system, Production, monitoring, and injection wells.
  • Chemical feed pumps and chemical delivery systems including piping and valving.
  • Ensure compliance with all Federal, State, and County safety requirements, including lock-out/tag-out and confined space entry as well as general industry safety rules.

Work Hours: Monday - Friday, 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

About You

Minimum Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma or its equivalent.
  • Three (3) years of experience in applicable trades which include work in the water/wastewater, industrial electrician, or industrial mechanic field.
  • A valid Florida Driver's License at the time of hire.
  • A valid Florida Class "A" Commercial Driver's License (CDL) at the time of hire.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Proficiency in the operation of a 1.5-ton crane truck.
  • Pump or motor repair, control panel repair, hydraulics, fluid mechanics, and welding.
  • Certification from trade school in pumps, valves, electrical or fluid mechanics

Physical Demands: Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Subject to Passing Substance Screening: This position is subject to passing a pre-employment substance screening. An applicant who fails to pass a required drug screening test shall be disqualified from employment in any class for a period of five (5) years.

About Everything Else

Starting Pay: $21.07 (Step 1)

Potential higher pay (steps) for those with multiple years of experience.

  • Enjoy great benefits including Health, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance, Short-Term and Long-Term Disability, Flexible Spending Accounts, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Florida Retirement System (FRS) and many, many more. Starting January 2024, choose one of three great medical plans, including one with a $0 premium option, with completed preventative visits.
  • For more information about employee benefits, please click this link or visit SCGov.net for additional information.
  • Utilize our award-winning wellness program including free gyms and classes at multiple Sarasota County Government locations.
  • Enjoy 11 paid holidays, 3 personal days and 16 paid vacation days in the first year of full-time employment with increasing accrual rates with years of service. (That adds up to a possible 30 days off in your 1st year.)

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Date Posted: 16 May 2024
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