City of Kyle Texas
  • 13-Mar-2023 to 12-Apr-2023 (CST)
  • Storm Drainage
  • Kyle, TX, USA
  • 23.57-26.51 Pay dependent upon experience relevant to the position.
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

City Paid Employee Only: Health, Dental, & Vision / TML Retirement Match 2:1/ Paid Vacation, Holiday, and Sick Days; See Benefits Website For More Info


Under the direct supervision of the Drainage Crew Leader and/or their designated representative, the Stormwater Drainage Technician II will be responsible for maintaining all drainage ways in the City of Kyle.

The incumbent's work schedule will be established by the supervisor and may include rotational on-call weekend schedules, and possible overtime due to the nature of the position. This position is also considered to be a member of the City Emergency Response Team.


  • Maintain all drainage ways and associated areas including but not limited to brush/debris haul off, slope/embankment rebuilding, silt fence installation, re-seeding or sodding, curlex, mulch tubes, rock berms, inlet box protection, and assorted items of this nature.
  • Must be able to operate various pieces of equipment such as: a skid steer, backhoe, excavators, gradeall, hydromulcher, bulldozers, blades, loaders, dump trucks, water trucks haul truck, etc.
  • Must be able to work and operate on slopes/embankments.
  • Must be able to shoot shoot elevations to identify grade changes.
  • Occasional work with concrete, both installation and demolition.
  • Must be able to communicate and work effectively with various landowners.
  • Responds to and/or investigates illicit discharge calls such as spills, dumping, and leaks.
  • Will operate a city vehicle/equipment and is responsible for the appearance, maintenance, organization, tool inventory and safe operation of all city vehicles and equipment.
  • Performs the duties of the Crew Leader in their absence, all other duties as assigned.

Kyle Core Roles as an Employee by:

  • Knowledge - Knowledgeable in all aspects of job and City operations; maintains a high quality of work; follows health and safety guidelines.
  • Yes-Attitude - Demonstrates superior customer service; treats other employees and citizens with kindness; promotes goodwill; solves conflict with tact.
  • Leading Edge - Continually looking for areas to improve upon; decisive and adaptive; supports new ideas; a driver for change. Innovative
  • Employee Accountability -Actively seeks and gives performance feedback in order to determine developmental opportunities; uses feedback as an opportunity for continuous improvement.


  • Knowledge or training of the methods, tools, and equipment of assigned trade area.
  • Working knowledge of the methods, tools, and equipment of other maintenance functions.
  • Ability to maintain records on materials needed and used.
  • General operational knowledge, experience, and/or familiarity with all Public Works machinery and equipment.
  • Skill in operating heavy equipment on slopes.
  • Written Communication/Language Skills - Able to read and interpret written information. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the organization.
  • Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures.
  • Judgment - Includes appropriate people in decision-making process.
  • Planning/Organizing - Uses time efficiently.
  • Meets productivity standards; completes work in a timely manner.
  • Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; reports potentially unsafe conditions; uses equipment and materials properly.
  • Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
  • Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.
  • Dependability - Follow instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions.
  • Initiative - Asks for and offers help when needed.


  • High School Diplomas or G.E.D.
  • Minimum of three (3) years of previous drainage/utility or construction experience.
  • Previous experience operating equipment on slopes, in drainageways, detention ponds, etc.
  • Or equivalent combination of training and/or experience which evidences a comprehensive knowledge of required job duties and expectations.
  • Reliable transportation, and reside within forty-five (45) minutes of the Public Works Department to be called in after work hours in emergency situations.
  • Valid State of Texas Driver's License.
  • Ability to obtain C.D.L. license(s), Class A.

Any individual who poses a direct threat to the health and safety of himself/herself or others in the workplace will be deemed not qualified for this position.


Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk over smooth or rough terrain, including slopes and embankments; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hand and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk; hear. The employee is frequently required to sit and climb or balance. The employee is occasionally required to taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to eighty (80) pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Any corrective eyewear required while operating a motor vehicle must be worn at all times while working.

Working Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to high, precarious places; outside weather conditions; extreme cold; extreme heat and risk of electrical shock. The employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; explosives; risk of radiation and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

This position description has been prepared to aid in defining job responsibilities, physical demands, and skills needed. It is not intended as a complete list of job duties, responsibilities, and/or essential functions. This description is not intended to limit or change the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under supervision. The City of Kyle retains and reserves any or all rights to change, modify, amend, add to, or remove, from any section of this document as it believes, in its judgment, to be proper.

City of Kyle Texas
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