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Posted: 07/24/2013
Advertisement Number: 14024
Job Title: IRRIGATION SPECIALIST I
Expires: 08/07/2013 Wednesday
Department: PARKS & RECREATION
Division: PARK MANAGEMENT
Location: 5501 PINO AVE. NE, BLDG C
Job Code: 100021 This is a union position
Grade: B19 $8.56 step one (1). After successful completion of a six (6) month probationary period, $13.63 step two (2). Hourly

POSITION SUMMARY:
Perform basic repairs and adjustments to irrigation systems and controllers; work with and assist higher level staff with more complex installation, maintenance and repair tasks; check and adjust automatic controllers according to season or as directed and perform a variety of technical tasks relative to assigned areas of responsibility.

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
High school diploma or GED. Specialized training in sprinkler repair, irrigation systems maintenance or a related field is desirable. Must successfully complete Irrigation Specialist Training orientation within six (6) months and Irrigation Specialist Training Program Level I one (1) year from date of hire. Possession of a valid New Mexico Driver’s License.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
Position requires: Background check.

PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS:
General maintenance and repair methods and techniques
Learn the operations, services and activities of assigned maintenance program
Learn methods and techniques of irrigation systems
Recognize occupational hazards and implement standard safety practices
Learn basic characteristics of water chemistry, physics and velocity
Operate a variety of irrigation system maintenance and repair equipment in a safe and effective manner
Learn basic irrigation troubleshooting methods
Understand and follow oral and written instructions
Communicate clearly and concisely
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work

TO APPLY: All applicants must submit, by expiration date, a City Application. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the application. An On-Line Application Process can be accessed at web site www.cabq.gov/jobs. Applications are also available at the City of Albuquerque Human Resources Department 400 Marquette NW 7th Floor Suite 703, Albuquerque NM 87103. Copies of required certifications, registrations, and/or licenses, if not attached on-line, must be provided at the time of interview. Additionally, if requesting acceptance of post secondary courses/degrees, a copy of your transcript is required at the time of the interview. Failure to complete the application in its entirety will result in disqualification.

NOTE: Your qualifications for this position will be determined on the basis of the information presented in your City application.

VACANCY LISTINGS: May be obtained from the City's website at http://www.cabq.gov and classified advertisements in the Sunday, Albuquerque Journal.


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