Utility Line Locator

Casselberry, Florida
$35,996.00 - $44,995.00 Annually
May 23, 2023
Jul 22, 2023

The Utility Line Locator is responsible for the locating, mapping and documenting of all collection and distribution mains, manholes, valves, street light conduits, and other utilities in the City's utility service areas for the City of Casselberry. The Utility Line Locator exercises considerable discretion for independent decisions based on technical or professional knowledge.

Examples of Essential Functions
  • Provides location and mapping services for utility service areas within the City. (95%)
  • Consults utility maps to identify and locate water and sewer utility mains and services in public streets, alleys, utility easements and other right-of-ways.
  • Reviews proposed site plans and verifies locations of existing utilities.
  • Locates existing utilities within requested limits, measures distances to ensure exact locations; marks the location of utilities. Ensures utilities location is consistent with state statutes.
  • Checks for visibility of location markings at construction areas and informs construction crews of any known conflicts or inconsistencies with locate markings.
  • Maintains the utility Geographic Information System (GIS) database (including systems plans/maps) on a continuous basis and verifies the quality/accuracy of the data. Provides input to maintain databases of utility maps.
  • Maintains daily logbook and prepares various reports and simple sketches and drawings to enable the proper map location of all lines, both existing and new construction within the City's water and wastewater service areas.
  • Maintains effective public relations with the general public.
  • Responds timely to requests and work orders.
  • Additional Duties and Responsibilities (5%)
  • Performs all duties and responsibilities in a manner consistent with the core values of the City, and consistent with City and Department policies.
  • Follows safe working practices and has a working knowledge of safety practices and procedures.
  • Performs after-hours/on-call rotation to respond to emergency situations.
  • Maintains equipment for cleanliness and ongoing functionality.
  • Completes the identified required or assigned training timely and applies acquired knowledge and/or skills.
  • Adheres to laws, regulations and policies of the City and of the assigned Department. Follows instructions provided by Director or their designee.
  • Participates in department meetings, staff meetings and other related activities.
  • Emergency Management Role
  • Participates as a member of the City staff as required to take action in the event of an emergency.
  • Acts in the assigned role to support the City in disaster preparation and/or disaster recovery efforts as described in the City of Casselberry Emergency Management Plan, assigned by supervisor or designee. As a member of the Public Works Department may be responsible for the coordination of the maintenance and/or clearing of roadways, the operability of City's fleet and prevention or drainage of local or area-wide flooding. In addition, as a member of the Public Works Department may be responsible for the maintaining and/or rapidly restoring the operability of the City's water and sewer systems.
  • (These essential and additional job functions are not to be construed as a complete statement of all duties performed. Employees will be required to perform other job related marginal duties as assigned.)

    Typical Qualifications

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

    1. Education and Training: A High School Diploma or G.E.D. is required.
    2. Experience: A minimum of one (1) year experience in the location, installation, maintenance and repair of water and sewer service facilities and lines or related field is required. Experience in location of all utilities, including fiber optic, telephone, gas, and electric may be considered. A comparable combination of education and experience may be considered.
    3. Certificates, Licenses and/or Registrations Required: Must possess and maintain a valid Florida Driver's License is required. A Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) check will be made to determine acceptance of past driving record.
    4. Security Clearance: Florida Department of Law Enforcement background clearance.
    5. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
    • Knowledge (intermediate to advanced level) of local, state and federal regulations affecting work.
    • Knowledge (intermediate level) of departmental rules, policies and procedures.
    • Knowledge (intermediate level) of the materials, methods, equipment and techniques commonly used in the installation, maintenance and repair of underground utilities.
    • Knowledge of safety procedures for construction and utility industry.
    • Knowledge (intermediate to advanced level) of ArcMap or similar Geographic Information System (GIS) software.
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the public.
    • Ability to operate a motor vehicle.
    • Ability (basic to intermediate level) to utilize Microsoft Office Suite, e.g. Outlook, Word, and Excel.
    • Ability to support the mission statement of the City of Casselberry: Committed to protect and enhance the quality of life within its community.
    • Ability to support the core values of the City of Casselberry.
    • Ability to support the vision of the City of Casselberry: A vibrant, affordable, diverse, and progressive community where citizens feel safe, enjoy their neighborhoods, and access their city government.
    Supplemental Information

    The work environment and physical demands described here are representative and not intended to be all-inclusive of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made when requested to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    1. Work Environment: This position performs the duties primarily in a field setting. The noise level in the work environment is loud. Frequently, this position is exposed to various weather conditions, works on slippery or uneven surfaces, confined spaces, working near moving mechanical parts, traffic hazards, fumes or airborne particles, and noise extremes.
    2. Physical Demands: The primary functions require frequent periods of standing, walking, bending, pushing and pulling, using hands to handle or feel, reaching with hand and arms, and driving. In addition, this position may be required to occasionally lift and carry up to fifty (50) pounds with or without assistance of another person or utilization of lifting equipment. This position is regularly required to use vision, speech and hearing, with or without assistive devices.
    3. Equipment/Tools and Technology Used: This position utilizes the following tools and equipment while performing the duties of the job: City vehicle, line tracer, dousing rod, electronic and magnetic pipe locators, cell phone, computer, and printer.
    4. Employee Infection/Exposure Risk Classification: Category III: Employee performs tasks that do not involve exposure to blood, body fluids or other potentially infectious materials (OPIM). Persons who perform these duties are not called upon as part of their employment to perform or assist in emergency medical care or first aid, or to be potentially exposed in some other way. Tasks that involve handling of implements or utensils, use of public or shared bathroom facilities or telephones, and personal contact such as handshaking are Category III tasks.

    The City of Casselberry offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package.

    Health Benefits:
    The City of Casselberry pays a substantial portion of our employee's health insurance. Dependent coverage is available at an additional cost, part of which is paid by the City. Health insurance discounts for wellness, non-tobacco and biometric screenings are available to qualified individuals. Group discount plans are available for optional dental, vision, STD, Voluntary Life with ADD, Legal, Accident/Critical Illness and Cancer. Paid long term disability after one year of employment.

    401a Plan - 10% salary contribution paid by the City
    457 Deferred Compensation Plan – City pays 100% match of an employee's voluntary contribution up to 4% of their annual salary

    8 paid holidays per year (10 hours per day)

    Paid annual leave and sick leave

    Paid bereavement and military leave

    Education reimbursement

    Employee Incentives:
    Cost of Living Adjustments
    Education and Certification Incentives
    Employee Recognition and Appreciation
    Probationary Increases
    Professional Development
    2% Residency Incentive pay for Casselberry residents
    Wellness Health Incentive Program

    The City of Casselberry is an equal opportunity employer, veteran preference provider, and a drug free workplace.


    Do you possess a High School Diploma or GED?

    • Yes
    • No


    Do you have a minimum of one (1) year experience in the location, installation, maintenance and repair of water and sewer service facilities? If yes, it must be listed on your application.

    • Yes
    • No


    Do you have experience in location of all utilities, including fiber optic, telephone, gas, and electric? If yes, it must be listed on your application

    • Yes
    • No

    Required Question

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