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Public Works Pool

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Public Works Pool

Closes On: February 3, 2023 at 04:30 PM EST

Department:Public Works
Job Status:Full-Time
Shift:6:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Days:Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri.
Rate of Pay:$30,310.11 - $48,455.28


Definition of Class

The City of Alcoa Public Works department will be accepting applications for the purpose of establishing a new candidate pool for entry level Public Works positions within the Sanitation, Streets, Landfill and Water divisions. These positions perform a variety of tasks in support of municipal operations and services. Employees are responsible for performing work of a heavy manual nature while working outdoors in inclement weather.

Minimum skills needed include:
• 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.

Starting hourly rate $14.57- $15.31 DOE. Interested Applicants must complete an application online at www.cityofalcoa-tn.gov.

The City of Alcoa is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ADA / ADEA / Title VI Compliant. Please no phone calls.

*Previous applicants must submit a new application to be considered in this new Public Works Pool

Essential Duties Performed

100%-
  • 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.

Minimum Education 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

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 Sanitation Worker I).

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