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Service Worker II

Closes On: October 10, 2020

Department: Public Works
Job Status: Full-Time
Rate of Pay: $37,149 - $52,121
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General Statement of Job

Under the general supervision of a departmental Supervisor performs semi-skilled manual labor. Employees utilize a variety of power tools and heavy equipment in the performance of tasks, and usually work in adverse environmental conditions. Service Worker II is distinguished from Service Worker I by the greater skill and experience required at this level, and the responsibility for job completion. Work is subject to inspection while in progress and upon completion. Performs related work as required.

Essential Functions

Utilizes various manual, gas and electrical tools and equipment in the performance of assigned task, and maintains such for safe and productive use.

Performs minor maintenance and repair on city property as directed.

Cleans debris and refuse from city property regularly and in response to emergency clean up orders.

Assists skilled personnel in construction projects and cleanup as directed.

Performs related work as required.

Minimum Training and Experience

High school diploma or GED, supplemented by minimum one (1) year work experience that provides some knowledge various types manual labor, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Must possess and maintain valid class “B” CDL drivers license.

Minimum Qualifications to Perform Essential Functions

Minimum Qualifications to Perform Essential Functions -

Physical Requirements: Tasks involve frequent walking, standing, bending, stooping; some lifting and carrying objects of moderate to heavy weight (25-50 pounds), and occasionally very heavy (100+ pounds) items.

Data Conception: Requires the ability to compare and/or judge the readily observable, functional, or composite characteristics (whether similar to or divergent from obvious standards) of data, people, or things.

Interpersonal Communication: Requires the ability to speak and/or signal people to convey or exchange information. Includes giving and receiving instructions, assignments and/or directions. Requires the ability to convey a sense of authority through spoken language.

Language Ability: Requires the ability to read standard English. 

Intelligence: Requires the ability to apply common sense understanding to perform semi-repetitive tasks. Requires the ability to apply principles of influence.

Verbal Aptitude: Must communicate efficiently and effectively in Standard English.  Must speak with poise, confidence, and voice control.

Numerical Aptitude: Requires the ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide; calculate decimals and percentages. 

Form/Spatial Aptitude: Requires the ability to inspect items for proper length, width and shape, and visually read various information.

Motor Coordination: Requires the ability to coordinate hands and eyes accurately.

Manual Dexterity: Requires the ability to lift heavy items. Must have high levels of eye/hand/foot coordination for performing aquatic activities.

Color Discrimination: May require the ability to differentiate between colors or shades of color

Interpersonal Temperament: Requires the ability to deal with people from a variety of departments in both giving and receiving instructions. 

Physical Communication: Requires the ability to talk and/or hear: (talking: expressing or exchanging information by means of spoken words; hearing: perceiving nature of sounds by ear).

Environmental Requirements: Tasks are regularly performed with exposure to adverse environmental conditions.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of potential hazards of materials and equipment used in building and ground maintenance.

Knowledge of occupational safety rules and practices.

Ability to perform heavy manual tasks.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees and the public.

Ability to work in a variety of weather conditions.

Skilled in the use of tools and maintenance equipment.


The City of Margate, Florida, is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S. C. 12101 et. seq.), the City of Margate will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.  The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. 

Application Special Instructions

A valid class “B” CDL License MUST be submitted with the application.