City of San Antonio Parks and Recreation Department

Landscape Irrigator

Posted: May 02, 2019
Time Commitment: 6:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., Monday - Friday with occasional holidays and weekends.

Job Responsibilites

  • Obtains information on existing site conditions and source of water.
  • Maintains irrigation system, considering water supply, static water pressure, working water pressure, precipitation rate, soil, planting, and existing or planned improvements.
  • Maintains water mains, cast iron and PVC pipes and hydraulic systems.
  • Repairs or replaces inner parts of irrigation heads.
  • Performs construction monitoring of irrigation systems as directed.
  • Inspects non-potable water piping for irrigation and potable water piping for new and old buildings (drinking fountains, restrooms, etc.) as necessary.
  • Adjusts gallons per minute on bubblers in tree planters.
  • Assists and advises plumbers and contractors regarding irrigation installation regulations.
  • Investigates and recommends corrective action for defective irrigation systems.
  • Performs related duties and fulfills responsibilities as required.

Required Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent (recognized by the Texas Education Agency or a regional accrediting agency).
  • Four (4) years of increasingly responsible experience in irrigation design, construction, and inspection, including one (1) year of supervisory or lead responsibility.
  • Valid Class 'C' Texas Driver's License.

Application Process

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