This position is responsible for leading and participating in the conservation of the architectural and cultural resources of the city's cemeteries.
Essential Job Functions
Performs masonry conservation treatments for various types of historic stone and brick structures. This involves, but is not limited to mortar mixing, repointing, stone repair, plaster & stucco repair, bricklaying and brick repair.
Performs welding treatments of wrought or cast metal structures, including fences, gates, posts, rails, panels, arches, trellises, ornaments, lot markers, and sculptures.
Conserves, repairs, restores, repositions, and refabricates metal cemetery structures and equipment, , including pre-heating, cleaning, stripping, treating, brazing, soldering, priming, and painting, and patination of iron, bronze, copper, zinc, steel, aluminum, and other metal surfaces.
Develops metal preservation and construction standards and welding safety standards for the department; provides safety training in welding, cutting, and electrical hazard awareness.
Inspects and maintains arc welding and cutting equipment in safe, working condition; makes minor repairs as needed.
Performs carpentry tasks using both hand and power tools.
Assists with documentation of conservation treatments.
This includes photographic and written assessments along with measured drawings of assigned projects.
Assists in all aspects of cemetery conservation and preservation.
Performs cemetery services, including lot sales, lot diagrams, interments, and on-call duties.
Serves on the critical workforce team.
Performs other duties as assigned.
High School Diploma or GED plus additional vocational training in welding, or additional vocational training in masonry; with two years of ferrous and non-ferrous conservation welding experience, or two years of historic masonry experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Must possess a valid driver's license. Experience in historic building trades preferred.
Work Hours: Monday- Friday 7:00 AM - 3:30 PM ; Work Location: 802 W. Anderson St.
Background investigation, including supervised drug screen, post offer/pre-employment medical screen; and verification of education, certifications, and licenses required prior to employment. The final score on this examination will consist of a rating of education and experience, plus veterans' preference points, if eligible. The names of all competitors rated eligible for appointment will be placed on the proper register according to their final scores.
Knowledge of historic preservation standards and procedures.
Knowledge of the principles of the construction, maintenance, and repair of metal and masonry structures.
Knowledge of city, bureau, and department policies and procedures.
Skill in building trades including carpentry, masonry, & metal working.
Skill in the operation of hand and power carpentry, masonry & metal working tools.
Skill in developing short- and long-range plans.
Skill in establishing priorities and organizing work.
Skill in the training of personnel.
Skill in oral and written communication.
CITY OF SAVANNAH EMPLOYEE BENEFITS 2017
Paid Sick Leave
Defined Benefit Retirement Pension Plan
Protective Services Retirement Plan (select positions)
Deferred Compensation Retirement Plan
PPO Medical Insurance
Flexible Spending Accounts
Health & Wellness Incentives
Long Term Disability
Excellence and Service Recognition
Employee Development and In-Service Training
Educational Assistance Program
Uniform Allowance (select positions)
Employee Assistance Program
Discounts and Memberships
Pretax Parking Deductions
Employeer Assisted Home Purchase Program
Domestic Partnership Benefits
PPO Medical Plus Plan
PPO Medical Basic Plan
Dental Plus Plan
Dental Basic Plan
Vision Service Plan
Basic Life and ADD
Supplemental Life Employee
Supplemental Life Spouse
Supplemental Life Child
Benefits costs are paid by the City of Savannah, by the employee or shared by both the City and the employee.