City of Garland, TX

  • Irrigation Technician I

    Location US-TX-Garland
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(6/29/2018 11:38 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-5436
    # of Openings Remaining
    1
    Department
    PRCAD - Park Operations
    Min
    USD $12.50/Hr.
    Mid
    USD $15.31/Hr.
    Target Hiring Range
    $12.50 - $13.00
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Job Code Category
    General Labor
  • Position Summary

    Responsible for performing semi-skilled and skilled tasks in the maintenance and inspection of irrigation systems in City of Garland Park facilities.

    Essential Job Functions

    1) Perform excavations with specified hand tools.

    2) Maintain up to date knowledge of various irrigation materials.

    3) Transport materials between job sites.

    4) Responsible for the service and maintenance of assigned vehicle.

    5) Clean around job site.

    Preferred Knowledge - Abilities & Skills

    Education/ Experience:     

    • Up to 1 year experience specific to irrigation installs and repairs

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

    • Basic knowledge of safety practices and hazards standard to work area
    • Basic knowledge of irrigation materials and supplies
    • Skill to operate various equipment and machinery
    • Ability to understand and implement verbal and written instructions
    • Ability to perform physical labor

    Licenses & Certifications

     Valid Class C Texas driver's license

    Physical Tasks & Working Conditions

    The incumbent works with frequent exposure to unpleasant environmental conditions and/or hazards. Majority of work performed outside or with exposure to risk. May be exposed to extremes of heat and cold, rain, humidity, wetness, insects, noxious odors, fumes, and physical stress from exertion and lifting. Exposed to physical exertion such as bending, lifting, stooping, reaching, pulling, and pushing. Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.

    Competencies

    Adaptability/Flexibility
    Communication
    Customer Service
    Dependability
    Problem Solving/Analysis
    Quality
    Technical Skills
    Work Environment/Safety

    Minimum Education & Work Experience

     High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED)
     No experience required
    Or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.

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