From: FFusiek@wpb.org [mailto:FFusiek@wpb.org]
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Watershed Management Division
Public Utilities O&M Superintendent
8537 Northlake Blvd
West Palm Beach, FL 33412
Rec. No : 15-036-009157
Job Title Watershed Management Technician II
Department Public Utilities/Watershed Management
The City of West Palm Beach (pop. 102,000) - with its sunny palm-lined streets, scenic waterfront views, quaint shopping districts, historic neighborhoods, and year-round outdoor festivals - is a slice of paradise whose hallmarks are elegance and luxurious comfort. West Palm Beach is the county seat of Palm Beach County and one of the fastest growing areas in the country. We are proud of our ethnic and cultural diversity, both in the community we serve and in our workplace.
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Under general supervision, manages natural areas, Watershed and Stormwater lakes, canals, wetlands and environmental areas; evaluates, selects and applies the proper herbicides in compliance with current Florida state laws; performs routine maintenance and operational functions at Watershed pumping stations, wellfields and water control structures; and performs related duties as assigned.
$16.11 hourly (Pay Grade 41)
High school diploma from an institution recognized by Florida Department of Education or GED, and one (1) year of experience in environmental/natural areas to include application of herbicides/pesticides, or any equivalent combination of training and experience. State of Florida Restricted Pesticide/Herbicide License is required, or ability to obtain within one (1) year of employment. Natural area certification within 18 months of employment is required. A valid Florida driver's license is required. Additional certification may include: Commercial Driver's License; Use Pesticide /Aquatic license; City of West Palm Beach Respirator Operator.
The selection process for this position may consist of any, all or a combination of the following tests: evaluation of training and experience, written examination, structured oral interview or other assessment method.
How To Apply
If you are interested in applying for this position you may apply online at http://wpb.org/career/job-opportunities/
Click on the "I am a new candidate" button and then register to get a username and password. Once you have done this, you will go to "My Account" on the top left hand corner and type in all of your information, saving at the bottom of each page. Once this is complete, you will go to the Jobs tab at the top of the page, find the Watershed Management Tech II position and click on Apply Now. If you have any questions, feel free to call or email me.
401 Clematis Street
West Palm Beach, FL
The City of West Palm Beach is an equal employment opportunity employer. Veterans' preference will be given in accordance with Chapter 295 of the Florida Statutes for those who met the minimum requirements of the position. Background investigation, physical, and drug and alcohol screening is required as condition of employment.