Graffiti Eradicator

  • 005115

SUMMARY: Under limited supervision, removes graffiti from buildings, street furniture, signs and other City property; and performs related duties as assigned.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following tasks, knowledge, skills and other characteristics. This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by incumbents of this class.)

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:(Which are notin any hierarchical order)
  1. Writes work orders; plans and schedules work to be performed; completes daily reports, work orders and time sheets for all jobs.
  2. Cleans and prepares surfaces for painting, applying paint or sealants.
  3. Repairs or replaces signs that are damaged or missing.
  4. Contacts owners of buildings and/or property to be painted and repaired.
  5. Conducts training for gang and graffiti class.
  6. Contacts other departments to relate graffiti problems.
  7. Works closely with the Police Department and C.I.D., on graffiti.
  8. Places orders for materials and supplies to be used.
  9. Takes pictures of damaged property and prepares related reports for the Police Department.
  10. Observes standard operating procedures and safety practices; ensures work area is barricaded according to safety practices.
  11. Remains on-call as essential personnel for any City emergency.
  12. Assists in the coordination and supervision of community services workers and volunteers.
  • Knowledge of common hand and power tools.
  • Knowledge of basic preventive maintenance on assigned equipment.
  • Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions.
  • Skill in utilizing public relations techniques in responding to inquiries and complaints.
  • Skill in following safety practices and recognizing hazards.
  • Skill in operating and working around traffic and moving equipment.
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to perform moderate to heavy work in adverse weather conditions.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative work relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT: Work involves moderate to heavy work in all types of weather. There is frequent need to stand, stoop, walk, climb, lift heavy objects (up to 50 pounds) and perform other similar actions during the course of the workday. The City of West Palm Beach promotes a drug/alcohol free work environment through the use of mandatory pre-employment drug testing.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High School Diploma, GED or vocational training and a minimum of four (4) years of experience in related field required, or any equivalent combination of training and experience. Journeyman level experience preferred. A valid Florida driver’s license is required.

Last Revised Date: August 2001
Overtime: Yes
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