Positions

Pay Range 7 Breakdown

BreakdownMinMax
Annually$25,060.16$37,590.25
Monthly$2,088.35$3,132.52
Bi-Weekly$963.85$1,445.78
Hourly (40 hrs.)$12.0482$18.0722
Hourly (42 hrs.)$11.4744$17.2117
Hourly (56 hrs.)$8.6058$12.9087

General Service Technician I

Range: $25,060.16 - $37,590.25 (7)
Position Number: 3017

JOB TITLE:  GENERAL SERVICE TECHNICIAN I  
JOB SUMMARY:  This position is responsible for performing technical duties in the repair, maintenance, and construction of city streets.  An incumbent in this position may be designated as General Services Tech I, II or III.
MAJOR DUTIES:
Operates medium and light equipment such as a dump truck, truck and trailer, spray tractor, air compressor, and snow plow.
Operates compaction roller and asphalt loop to level asphalt in the repair of asphalt cuts.
Loads trucks using a backhoe.
Forms, pours, grades, and finishes concrete to construct curbs and gutters, handicap ramps, and steps; lays bricks in the construction of sidewalks, walls, and landscaping features.
Responds to emergency situations including ice and snow storms, hurricanes, and
floods; operates chain saws to clear limbs; operates salt spreader and snow plow to de-ice road surfaces.
Performs basic maintenance and repairs of specialized vehicles and equipment such as lights, blades, and snow plows.
Sets ups street construction signs; ensures that barricades and cones are in place; assigns personnel to direct traffic at construction sites.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED BY THE POSITION:
Knowledge of modern street construction and maintenance techniques and approved safety standards.
Knowledge of city safety policies.
Skill in the operation of medium and light equipment used in the maintenance, repair, and construction of city streets and related structures.
Skill in the concrete finishing and brick laying.
Skill in oral and written communication.
SUPERVISORY CONTROLS:  The Street Supervisor or General Services Technician IV assigns work in terms of general or somewhat general instructions.  The supervisor spot-checks completed work for compliance with instructions and established procedures, accuracy, and the nature and propriety of the final results.
GUIDELINES:  Guidelines include city ordinances, department and division policies and procedures, relevant state and federal laws, state Department of Transportation regulations, and supervisory instructions. These guidelines are generally clear and specific, but may require some interpretation in application.   
COMPLEXITY:  The work consists of related technical duties in the construction, maintenance, and repair of city streets.  The need to work in heavy traffic and inclement weather contributes to the complexity of the work.
SCOPE AND EFFECT:  The purpose of this position is to construct, maintain, and repair city streets.  Successful performance helps ensure the safe, efficient and effective provision of street maintenance, repair, and construction services to the citizens of Wilson.  
PERSONAL CONTACTS:  Contacts are typically with division personnel, law enforcement personnel, and the general public.  
PURPOSE OF CONTACTS:  Contacts are typically to give or exchange information, and provide services.  
PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  The work is typically performed while intermittently sitting, standing, walking, bending, crouching, or stooping. The employee frequently lifts light and heavy objects, uses tools or equipment requiring a high degree of dexterity, and must distinguish between shades of color.  
WORK ENVIRONMENT:  The work is typically performed outdoors at work sites.  The employee may be exposed to noise, dust, dirt, grease, machinery with moving parts,
irritating chemicals, and occasional cold or inclement weather.  The work requires the use of protective devices.       
SUPERVISORY AND MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITY:  None.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Ability to read, write and perform mathematical calculations at a level commonly associated with the completion of high school or equivalent.
No experience requirements.
Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver's license issued by the State of North Carolina for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.