City of Chandler Salary Plan - 2012-13
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OT Status Legend:
Non-Exempt = Hourly Position
Exempt = Salaried Position
Excellence is the responsibility of everyone at the City of Chandler. We lead by
our core values in constant pursuit of excellence:
*Commitment – Dedicate oneself to consistent and excellent public service
*Innovation – Implement unique, creative and cost-effective solutions
*Communication – Communicate in a positive, honest and productive manner
*Integrity - Adherence to high ethical standards
*Diversity – Promote inclusiveness
and impartiality throughout the organization
*Personal Responsibility – Take initiative to achieve excellence and
*Respect – Demonstrate a high regard
*Teamwork – Promote cooperative efforts, open communication and trust
All City employees are expected to conduct themselves in a way consistent with the
Pay Grade: L16 FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Job Group: Labor & Trades (L) Class Code: S072
Effective Date: 7/01 Revision Date: 8/03, 7/05, 12/07, 3/10
The primary function of an employee in this class is to perform maintenance and repair work on City streets, right-of-ways, alleys, medians, storm water drainage systems, and retention basins including operating medium to heavy equipment. The Streets Specialist class is distinguished from the Senior Streets Specialist by the Senior Specialist's degree of skill required to operate more complex equipment on a more frequent regular basis. An employee in this class may have a rotational assignment within the Streets Division or be assigned to other maintenance duties in the City's Public Works Department.
Essential Functions are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills. They are intended to be accurate summaries of what the job classification involves and what is required to perform it. Employees are responsible for all other duties as assigned.
Performs scheduled maintenance, repair, and service work on City streets, rights-of-ways, alleys, medians, storm water drainage systems, and retention basins;
Operates construction equipment including, but not limited to, dump truck, trailer, backhoe, front-end loader, street sweeping equipment, water truck, and tractors and associated attachments;
Hauls, transports, loads and/or unloads various material and equipment associated with assigned projects;
Assists in asphalt repair and replacement; dumps, rakes, spreads, and rolls/compacts asphalt; patching, crack sealing; applies cold mix to potholes; patches and repairs potholes in road surfaces; applies sealant to road cracks;
Performs concrete repair and replacement; including setting forms, and finishing sidewalks, driveways, curbs, and gutters;
Performs weed and vegetation control;
Maintains storm water drainage by cleaning catch basins, scuppers, trash racks, and other storm water structures to prevent localized flooding;
Removes debris and other safety hazards from streets, curbs, storm drains, alleys and adjacent public areas;
Performs general cleaning/maintenance tasks necessary to keep vehicles, equipment, and tools in operable condition, which may include inspecting equipment, checking fluid levels, replacing fluids, greasing equipment, replacing parts, washing/cleaning equipment, or cleaning shop/work areas; monitors equipment operations to maintain efficiency and safety;
May respond to emergency situations as needed involving, accidents, roadway spills, debris, or other situations; assists with traffic when necessary;
Performs all work duties and activities in accordance with City policies and procedures;
Works in a safe manner and reports unsafe activities, conditions and faulty equipment. Follows City-wide safety policy and practices and adheres to responsibilities concerning safety prevention, reporting and monitoring as outlined in the City's Safety Handbook.
Other Duties and Responsibilities
Assists motorists broken down or blocking traffic lanes by providing traffic control including re-directing traffic or placing traffic barricades, safety cones, markers or signs to alert employees/citizens of work areas or other potential hazardous until the hazard is abated;
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Methods, materials, procedures, and standard practices of street and right-of-way maintenance, vegetation control and removal, and related duties;
Methods, materials, procedures, and standard practices of street repair, including concrete and asphalt repair, removal, and replacement;
Heavy and construction equipment operation and maintenance;
Equipment and tool operation and maintenance practices;
Hazards, safety rules and precautions involving the use of heavy equipment;
Traffic laws and rules involved in vehicle and equipment operation;
Basic traffic control/barricade procedures;
Federal OSHA and State and County regulations and City policies regarding safe work practices.
Follow written and oral instructions;
Understand roadmaps and City boundaries to establish ownership responsibilities;
Perform basic mathematical calculations including calculating and measuring distances;
Form, pour, and finish concrete and asphalt;
Operate power equipment;
Operate hand tools;
Operate a motor vehicle and related equipment;
Prepare daily maintenance logs;
Operate standard office equipment including a personal computer and related software and demonstrate proficiency to prepare work orders, daily work logs, email and timesheets;
Communicate effectively with the public and other employees.
The work is performed under the direct supervision of a Streets Maintenance Supervisor. Guidance and direction may be provided by a Streets Crew Leader.
High school diploma or GED equivalency; and
One (1) year experience as a Street Maintenance Worker or two (2) years experience in street maintenance or civil construction; and
Valid Arizona Commercial Driver's License Class A with tank endorsement at time of hire or promotion; and
Maricopa County Dust Control Certification within one (1) year of hire or promotion date; and
Hazwoper 40 hour Certification for some positions within one (1) year of hire or promotion date; or
Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge and abilities necessary to perform the work.
Previous use and operation of construction and heavy equipment.
The primary duties of this class are performed in an outdoor environment and include working in adverse weather conditions, vehicular traffic, and hazards involving the use of power tools and equipment and hazardous chemicals and materials.
Essential Physical Abilities:
Sufficient clarity of speech and hearing, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to discern verbal instructions and alarm and warning systems, including backup alarms;
Sufficient visual acuity, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to comprehend written work instructions and work orders;
Sufficient manual dexterity, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to operate a variety of power and hand tools and to make adjustments to equipment;
Sufficient strength to lift and carry objects up to 100 pounds for varying distances;
Sufficient personal mobility, stamina, flexibility, and balance to perform maintenance and repair operations that require bending, stooping, kneeling, stretching, and other physical exertions in an outdoor environment, frequently in high temperatures.
Sufficient ability to endure prolonged exposure to arid desert conditions, i.e. prolonged sun and heat exposure during summer months.