Manatee County Public Works

Florida
Posted 3 weeks ago

Serving in a non-technical role as an assistant to trained and skilled Traffic Control Technicians, Level I thru Level III.  Assists with day to day maintenance activities while gaining on the job experience related to the technical aspects of traffic signals, street lighting and other related devices.  This position performs entry level maintenance work for traffic signals and roadway lighting.  Work involves routine inspections, cleaning and preventative maintenance to traffic signals and roadway lighting at various locations throughout the County.  Work also involves operating various hand tools, power tools, and machinery.  Assists with job-related emergencies outside regular work hours, including nighttime, weekend and holidays.

High school graduate/equivalent.  Associate degree in related field desired.  Valid Florida Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) permit required by hire date.  Must obtain Class B within 120 days of hire (training provided).  Must obtain Level I, IMSA and/or ATSSA Signal Certification(s) within one (1) year of hire.  A competitive salary within the range of $14.25 to $26.25 an hour is provided for the position with a negotiable starting salary depending on experience and qualifications. The County also offers a comprehensive benefit package.   AA/EEO/M/F/VET PREF/DFWP *** APPLY ON-LINE ONLY HERE.

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Work Experience required

TRAINEE: None.  Applicants with prior construction experience are preferred.  Basic computer operations proficiency highly desired.
TECH I: Minimum of six (6) months experience in traffic signal and street lighting installation and maintenance.
TECH II: Minimum of two (2) years experience in traffic signal and street lighting installation and maintenance.
TECH III: Minimum of three (3) years experience in traffic signal and street lighting installation and maintenance.

Driver license requirements
TRAINEE-TECH III: Valid Florida Commercial Drivers License (CDL) permit required by hire date.  Must obtain Class B within 120 days of hire (training provided).

License/Certification required
TRAINEE: Must obtain Level I, IMSA and/or ATSSA Signal Certification(s) within one (1) year of hire.

TECH I: Level I, IMSA and/or ATSSA Signal Certification(s), or must obtain within six (6) months of hire.

TECH II: Level II, IMSA and/or ATSSA Signal Certification(s), or must obtain within six (6) months of hire.

TECH III: Level III, IMSA and/or ATSSA Signal Certification(s), or must obtain with six (6) months of hire

Benefits Package 

  • Dental insurance
  • Medical insurance
  • Disability benefits
  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Life insurance
  • Vision-care plan
  • Paid sick time
  • Paid holidays
  • Paid vacations

Job Features

Job CategoryRoadway Lighting, Traffic Signal