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Company: City of Fort Lauderdale, FL
Location: Fort Lauderdale
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

POSITION SUMMARY This position requires a Broward County Journeyman Plumber License . You will not be considered without this license. The City of Fort Lauderdale employees possess a passion for public service demonstrated by a high degree of enthusiasm, self-reliance, and job proficiency. They effectively convey the vision and mission of the organization and provide excellent service and satisfaction to our internal and external customers. This is skilled work at the Journeyman level in the installation, maintenance and repair of plumbing fixtures and accessories. Assembles, installs, and repairs pipes, fittings, and fixtures of heating, water, and drainage systems according to specifications and plumbing codes.Work is inspected during progress or upon completion for workmanship and general compliance with City plumbing regulations. When assigned, an employee of this class will primarily conduct field inspections and install, repair, replace, and certify RPZ valves (Reduced Pressure Zone) or backflow devices. This job classification is included within the bargaining unit represented by Teamsters Local Union769 and therefore is subject to the terms and conditions of the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the City of Fort Lauderdale and Teamsters Local Union 769. The City offers a wide variety of benefits to employees. In addition to the competitive benefits package and salary, the City participates in the Florida Retirement System (FRS) which offers an investment option and a pension option, and requires a 3% contribution from employees. New hires are automatically enrolled in FRS. NOTE: The duties of this position will include all of those duties set forth in the official job description. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS Essential functions are the basic job duties that an employee must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation. The list of essential functions, as outlined herein, is intended to be representative of the tasks performed within this classification. The omission of a function does not preclude management from assigning essential duties not listed herein if such duties relate to the position.

  • Installs, repairs, and maintains pipes, fixtures, and other plumbing used for water distribution and wastewater disposal in commercial and industrial buildings within the city
  • Installs, repairs, and tests backflow devices
  • Unclogs and repairs drainage systems for commercial and industrial buildings
  • Troubleshoots and repairs water heaters
  • Reads and interprets data, information, documents, and manufacturers' manuals blueprints
  • Tracks and accounts for work completed
  • Performs related work as required JOB REQUIREMENTS & WORK ENVIRONMENT
  • High School Diploma or G.E.D. equivalency, or trade school
  • Three (3) to five (5) years of journeyman level plumbing experience.
  • Broward County Journeyman Plumber License
  • Possess or be able to obtain a valid State of Florida driver's license within 30 days of hire
  • Depending on assignment, must possess or be able to obtain Backflow Device Repair and Backflow Device Tester certificates issued by an approved testing authority within three (3) months of hireSpecial Requirements: Essential Employees may be required to work during a declared emergency. The employee's Department Head will determine who will be required to work. PHYSICAL STANDARDS REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: The position involves heavy physical demands, such as exerting up to 100 lbs. of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 lbs. of force frequently, and/or up to 20 lbs. of force constantly to move objects.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. HOW TO APPLY/ VETERAN INFORMATION Depending on the number of applicants and the quality of their education and experience, the examination may consist of one or more of the following tests: Evaluation of Training and Experience, Oral Interview, Written Examination, or other assessment method. Applicants must attain a minimum score of 70 in each part of the examination in order to qualify. All successful applicants may be required to take a medical examination and/or pass a drug screening prior to appointment. An eligible veteran who enters an open-competitive examination shall receive preference points added to the total passing score earned in the examination as provided for in the Florida Statutes. To obtain veteran's preference, candidates MUST submit a copy of separation papers and the City of Fort Lauderdale's veteran's preference claim form ( J204 ) at time of application. Say "Hello" to the City of Fort Lauderdale and Say "Goodbye" to Your Student Loan! That's right! Under the U.S. Department of Education's Public Service Loan Forgiveness ( PSLF ) program, the remaining balance on your student loan may be forgiven after you have made 120 qualifying monthly payments while working full-time at the City of Fort Lauderdale! Please visit for more information or to see if you qualify.Closing Date/Time: 11/30/2022 12:00 AM Eastern

Keywords: City of Fort Lauderdale, FL, Fort Lauderdale , PLUMBER, Professions , Fort Lauderdale, Florida

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