This is work involving operation of a municipal brush site.
Nature Of Work
An employee in this class is responsible for performing a variety of tasks in the day-today operation of a municipal brush site. Work is of average difficulty and involves enforcing operating rules and regulations, providing security, and ensuring safety at brush sites established for use by city residents. Under general supervision, employees are required to exercise some initiative and independent judgment in ensuring proper and efficient utilization of the facility. Employees are expected to exercise considerable tact and courtesy in dealing with the public. Some positions require that the incumbent work part-time or irregular hours to include holidays and weekends. Work is reviewed while in progress and upon completion through observation and results obtained.
Examples of Duties
Oversees the day-to-day operation of a municipal brush site; enforces rules and regulations for the dumping of material by city residents; checks utility bills to verify that users reside within the limits of the city and that no private contractors use site; checks loads to verify contents as authorized for dumping; indicates where material is to be dumped; initiates work orders for relocating material from brush site to landfill sites; directs and controls traffic entering and leaving brush site.
Maintains the cleanliness of brush site and facilities.
Operates light automotive equipment.
Prepares and maintains records on such user information as number of vehicles entering site and volume and type of material being dumped.
Performs related work as required.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Some knowledge of: occupational hazards and appropriate safety precautions; duties and responsibilities of a security guard.
Ability to: deal with the general public tactfully and courteously; enforce rules and regulations; follow oral and written instructions; maintain records and prepare simple reports; establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the general public; work out-of-doors and perform tasks requiring light physical activity.
Completion of the eighth grade and six (6) months experience in general security, services, maintenance, or public contact; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
Licenses or Certifications
Possession of a valid Florida driver’s license may be required.
During periods when the Mayor issues an emergency declaration for the City of Tampa, all employees may be required to work in preparation, response or recovery activities related to the stated emergency.