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Maintenance Worker I

Company: Seminole County, FL
Location: Sanford
Posted on: March 30, 2024

Job Description:

Salary : $33,600.00 - $53,760.00 Annually

Location : Sanford, FL

Job Type: Full Time Employment

Job Number: 2023-02787/8499A

Department: PW Roads-Stormwater

Opening Date: 03/06/2024

Closing Date: 3/27/2024 11:59 PM Eastern


Performs a wide variety of maintenance and construction duties associated with maintaining highways, rural roads, and rights-of-way in a safe condition.

**Salary will be determined depending on qualifications of candidates who exceed the minimum requirements as outlined within the job description.

**Additional compensation based on licensure.

Essential Functions

Builds, maintains and/or repairs guardrails, traffic barricades, cones, signs, flags and fencing. Dumps, spreads, and tamps asphalt with pneumatic tamper to patch broken or eroded pavement.

Drives truck to transport crew and equipment to work site. Operates tractors with mower attachments, rollers and other related equipment used in landscaping and right-of-way maintenance. Transports and delivers supplies, materials, and tools as needed. Uses shovels, picks, drills, hammers, or other hand power tools.

Mixes, prepares and assists with installation of cement, concrete, sandbags and other materials used in road construction. Places traffic barricades cones or other traffic signs and flags or directs traffic safely around work crews and areas. Acts as a spotter for equipment operators when backing, turning, etc.

Lays sod, spreads hay, fertilizer, or other materials in landscaping or roadside maintenance. Assists with the installation and repair of drainage systems.

Minimum Qualifications

Ability to perform physically demanding job duties, occasionally under adverse weather conditions. Six (6) months experience in performing unskilled or semi-skilled laboring duties.

A comparable amount of education, training, or experience may be substituted for the minimum qualifications.

Additional Requirements

Must possess and maintain a valid Florida Driver's License Class B CDL or have the ability to obtain within six (6) months of employment.

Some knowledge of tools used in maintenance and construction.
Ability to lift up to fifty (50) pounds.
Ability to read and write. Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measurement, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

Ability to work well with others in a "Team Environment".
Performs other related work as required, and operate other equipment as assigned to complete road construction and maintenance projects.
In the event of an emergency, all employees are considered essential personnel and may be required to perform alternate duties.

County-paid benefits for employees

Competitive Wages: Our compensation system includes competitive hiring salaries. Paid Time Off: New full-time employees accrue 20 days per year of Paid Time Off (16 days for 24-hour shift personnel). New part-time employees accrue 83 hours per year of Paid Time Off. Accrual rates increase with service time.

Paid Holidays: We observe 11 paid holidays which includes an employee birthday holiday and a floating Work/Life Day.Bereavement Leave: Employees may receive up to one week paid leave per fiscal year for absence due to the death of an immediate family member.

Florida Retirement System: All employees in regularly established positions are automatically covered from the first day of employment. Seminole County makes contribution on behalf of the employee and the employee is also required to make a 3% contribution.

Employees Assistance Program: Our EAP provider can help employees and their families with issues such as personal/family matters, financial debt counseling, substance abuse, etc.

Training and Development Program: The Employee Learning Center provides training opportunities for employees which promote performance, enhance employees' work life experiences, and support the organization.

Employee Awards and Recognition: A program to reward outstanding performance and enhance service to the citizens of Seminole County.

Wellness Center: Includes exercise equipment, resource library, and educational programs.

Health Insurance:Health Insurance is effective the first of the month after completing 30 calendar days of employment. Seminole County offers a Point of Service (POS) plan. Dependent coverage is also available, the cost is split between the employee and employer. This benefit is not extended to part-time employees.

Life Insurance: Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance for employees, equal to one times annual salary. Not extended to part-time employees.

Long-Term Disability: Provides 60% of salary after 6 months of disability. Not extended to part-time employees.

Optional benefits (employee-paid) for full-time employees:

Deferred Compensation Plan (457): Employees may choose to have pre-tax payroll deductions made for deposit into this savings plan up to an IRS-established maximum.

Dental Insurance: A choice of 3 plans is available for employees and dependents at employee expense.

Additional Life Insurance: At employee expense, additional life insurance up to five times annual salary; dependent coverage also available.

Short-Term Disability Insurance: 60% of salary for the first six months of disability at employee expense.

Cancer and Specified Disease: Pays a benefit directly to the employee if being treated for this disease.

Flexible Spending Account: Apre-tax account for childcare and un-reimbursed medical expenses.

Pre-Tax Payroll Deductions: Under Section 125 of the IRS Code, certain payroll deductions for insurance coverage may be taken out prior to income being taxed.


Have you accumulated the status of habitual violator of traffic laws during the five (5) years prior to applying for this job?

  • Yes
  • No


    Have you been convicted or arrested of DUI in the last Three (3) years?
    • Yes
    • No


      Are you able to obtain a Class "B" CDL within six months of hire?
      • I already possess a Class "B" (or higher) CDL
      • Yes
      • No


        Do you have a history of multiple arrests for DUI, regardless of convictions? An unacceptable driving record will lead to the withdrawal of your application for this position per Seminole County Managers Policies, Section 30.1.
        • Yes
        • No


          Do you have construction or maintenance experience?
          • Yes
          • No


            Have you accumulated seven (7) or more points in a (12) month period? Ten (10) points or more in a (18) month period? Thirteen (13) or more in a (36) month period?
            • Yes
            • No


              Do you currently have a valid Florida Drivers License? (does not include permit or hardship license).
              • Yes
              • No


                Have you accumulated violations or convictions that indicate your Florida or out-of-state Driver's License is/was suspended or revoked during the five (5) years prior to submitting your application for points, moving violations, DUI, refusal to submit to drug or alcohol testing, failure to comply with traffic related summons or court orders, or criminal offenses.
                • Yes
                • No

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