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Closes On: September 30, 2021 at 04:30 PM ESTDepartment: Public WorksJob Status: Full-TimeShift: 6:30 AM - 5:00 PMDays Worked: Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri.Rate of Pay: 13.19 -
DEFINITION OF CLASS This is unskilled work in the performance of a variety tasks in support of a number of municipal operations and services. Employees in this class are responsible for the performance of work of a heavy, manual nature which does not require a high degree of manipulative skill or previous experience. Work is usually performed under the immediate direction of a crew leader and/or Division Supervisor; however, constant supervision is not necessary for familiar tasks which can be carried out without difficulty once learned. In that regard, some independent decision-making and self-motivation are required. Employees in this class exercise no supervision. Work is reviewed by direct observation of the supervisor. This is a safety-sensitive position.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES PERFORMED • Performs heavy, manual labor associated with tasks such as solid waste collection, grounds and rights-of-way maintenance, general construction, etc.; • Uses a variety of hand tools such as a shovel, rake, pick, mattock, hoe, sledge hammer, axe, broom, etc.; • Uses a variety of powered tools such as a drill, circular saw, chain saw, chop saw, tamper, etc.; • Performs general maintenance on trucks and other equipment assigned to the employee’s department / division / crew; • Works overtime as required; • May be required to work standby on a rotating basis; • Subject to call-in for specified emergencies; • Reports to work as scheduled and on time, even under inclement weather conditions;
• Lifts, carries and dumps garbage containers into garbage truck; operates garbage packers; • Lifts, carries and places brush and other yard wastes, discarded furniture, demolition debris and other rubbish into Sanitation trucks; • Collects litter and other debris from along public streets, parks, trails, etc.; • Operates motorized leaf collection equipment; • Inspects garbage for hazardous materials or unlawful dumping; • Assists driver in unloading garbage truck; • Works overtime as required; • May be required to work standby on a rotating basis; • Subject to call-in for specified emergencies; • Reports to work as scheduled and on time, even under inclement weather conditions.
OTHER DUTIES PERFORMED • Participates on various employee teams as assigned; • Performs other duties as assigned.
MINIMUM EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS • Graduation from a standard senior high school (or possession of General Equivalency Diploma) and experience in performing heavy manual work.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities - NECESSARY KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret written communications; • Ability to respond to verbal inquiries from management, staff, and customers; • Ability to effectively present information verbally and/or in writing; • Knowledge of proper lifting techniques; • Ability to understand and follow simple oral and written instructions; • Ability to perform very heavy manual labor for extended periods, often under unfavorable climatic conditions; • Ability to learn new procedures and to apply the same to a variety of tasks; • Ability to acquire a Class A Commercial Driver’s License with appropriate endorsements (required for most advancements beyond General Worker I).