City of Tampa

Water Plant Planner/Scheduler (#339835) 038

$40.56-$57.82 Hourly / $7,030.40-$10,022.13 Monthly / $84,364.80-$120,265.60 Yearly


This is responsible work involving coordination of resources and managing assets at the Water Production Plant.

Nature Of Work

An employee in this class is responsible for planning, coordinating, and scheduling work activities of multi-skilled work teams and contractors to provide cost-effective maintenance of the water production processes, related systems, and infrastructures. Employee ensures availability of required equipment and resources. Under general supervision, the employee performs tasks of more than average difficulty requiring the exercise of reasonable initiative and independent judgment. Work is reviewed through conferences, reports submitted, and results obtained.

Examples of Duties

Plans work activities for work teams; prioritizes reactive maintenance; identifies planned work activities; prioritizes, schedules, and coordinates resources; coordinates work and training needs with team leaders, training coordinator, Project Coordinator, support groups, and leadership.
Assists with providing sustained, dynamic, and cost-effective management of water production processes and related plant equipment.
Establishes performance measures, which monitor and provide feedback to team leaders on the effectiveness of planned maintenance work processes; responsible for production reporting. 
Establishes and implements strategic, cost-effective, long-range planning procedures and effective coordination of Operations and Maintenance (O&M) resources; coordinates monthly and as-needed planning meetings.
Ensures availability of required personnel and equipment; stages equipment for planned work; prepares requisitions for procurement; acquires materials with credit card; coordinates with procurement specialist on high-dollar purchases; coordinates repair and maintenance of equipment with work teams, contractors and vendors; prepares budget recommendations for equipment and services.
Maintains effective communication and coordination of resources between O&M work teams, contractors, vendors, and leadership team.
Monitors inventory for treatment processes and establishes criticality ratings for related equipment and infrastructures.
Manages activities utilizing the Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS); reviews and approves work orders for scheduling; prepares and distributes monthly forecast reports; prepares end of month performance reports; monitors and analyzes backlog for scheduling; maintains CMMS database; organizes and categorizes workload backlog requirements. 
Evaluates the following: number of backlogged work orders at beginning of the month; percentage of scheduled work orders completed (end of month report); ratio of planned versus corrective; number of monthly forecast reports completed per year; average time to complete work order by category.
Performs related work as required.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Advanced Knowledge of: division process; CMMS; SCADA; etc.
Intermediate knowledge of: equipment maintenance requirements; resources.
Desirable knowledge of: predictive maintenance systems; inventory system; purchasing system; city budget process.
Advanced ability to: organize; establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, contractors, City department representatives, and vendors.
Intermediate ability to: interpret contract specifications; read atlas, asbuilt plans and construction plans; read and interpret specifications
Basic ability to: gather and analyze data to make recommendations.
Advanced skill in: computers (Access, Excel, Word, reporting software); records keeping. Intermediate skill in: communication; human relations.
Accountabilities: provide reports for number of backlogged work orders at beginning of month; percentage of scheduled work orders completed (end of month report); ratio of planned versus corrective; number of monthly forecast reports completed per year; average time to complete work order by category.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited high school or vocational school and five (5) years of experience in procurement, scheduling projects, working with CMMS, and/or performance tracking; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

Licenses or Certifications

Possession of a valid driver’s license may be required.


Evaluation of education and experience. Drug testing is included in all pre-employment processing.


Employees may be required to work rotating shifts, including nights, weekends, holidays and overtime as needed. 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.

CLASS: 339835; REV: 4/15/2021;