Syracuse City
  • 10-Jan-2018 to 24-Jan-2018 (MST)
  • Syracuse, UT, USA
  • $15.00
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Health Savings Account, Flex Spending Account, Life Insurance, Retirement, Training, Employee Assistance Program, Vacation, Sick Leave, Holidays, etc.

Job Title:              Environmental Maintenance Worker II

Department:         Public Works

Reports To:          Environmental Superintendent

Status:                  Full Time, Non-Exempt (Hourly)

Starting Wage:    $15.00 per hour DOE

Close Date:          January 24, 2018

Hours:                  Monday-Thursday, 6AM-4:30PM


Position Summary:

This position is responsible for performing a variety of entry-level semi-skilled duties related to the construction, installation, maintenance, upkeep, and repair of sewer, storm-drain, and land-drain collection and conveyance systems. Essential duties of the position include: Perform installation or repair of sewer, storm drain, and land drain infrastructure; Inspect, repair, and replace manholes, pipes, concrete collars, and plugged ditches and culverts; Inspect and maintain detention basin structures, including mowing, spraying, and trimming; Tear out and repair street when locating and uncovering broken lines; Assist in placement of pipe; Flag on-coming vehicles to protect the public and workers; Be on-call periodically throughout the year; Respond to emergencies, and as needed, even on weekends, holidays, and after-hours; Maintain a productive working environment which includes, but is not limited to, a spirit of cooperation with co-workers, peers and the public; Assist with other public work functions, such as snow clearing, street and water maintenance; Other duties as assigned by the Environmental Superintendent.


Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of machines and tools, including their uses, repair, and maintenance;
  • Knowledge of safety practices and standard operating procedures;
  • Knowledge of heavy equipment operation;
  • Skilled in handing multiple projects with interruptions;
  • Skilled in prioritizing and organizing workload to meet deadlines;
  • Skilled in watching indicators to make sure a machine is working properly;
  • Ability to receive and follow verbal and written instruction;
  • Ability to work a rotating on-call schedule in addition to the regular work schedule;
  • Ability to respond to emergency situations and handle them properly;
  • Ability to properly mix chemicals according to manufacturer recommendations;
  • Ability to work in confined spaces;


Physical Demands:

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 of this position.


While performing the duties of this job the employee is frequently required to stand, sit, reach with hand and arms, talk, hear, see, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, use hands to grab and handle or feel and lift 25-50 pounds. The employee is also required to be able to coordinate two or more limbs while sitting, standing, or lying down. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move more than 50 pounds. Specific vision requirements for this position include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.




Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.


The noise level of the maintenance equipment is generally loud noise or very loud noise.


Work is performed primarily in outdoor settings and in all weather conditions. Employee is exposed to hazards associated with sewer, storm drain, and land drain maintenance including untreated effluent, smoke, noxious odors, fumes, chemicals, liquid chemicals, solvents, dyes, and oils.


The employee occasionally works in confined spaces and near moving mechanical parts and in high, precarious places, and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles.



Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • High School Diploma or GED, and
  • 2 years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Valid Utah Class D Driver's License
  • Must live within 17 miles from City Hall in order to respond quickly during on-call or emergency situations
  • Must obtain Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class A or Class B with Air Brakes and Tanker Endorsements within 6 months of hire, applicants with a current CDL are preferred
  • Must obtain Wastewater Collection 3 Certification within 24 months of hire, applicants with a current Wastewater Collection 3 Certification are preferred
  • Must receive Hepatitis A and B Immunizations within 6 months of hire or a signed statement rejecting the vaccinations



Application Instructions:

Qualified applicants must complete a Syracuse City employment application online at  If you do not have access to a computer, you may come to the Syracuse City Hall Administration building located at 1979 W 1900 S, Syracuse, UT 84075 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.


Applicants needing further information regarding the position or needing assistance due to a disability should contact Shauna Greer, at


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