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Laborer I

City of Union City

Posted: Sep. 19, 2018

End Date: Oct. 15, 2018


GENERAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • To support the vision, mission and guiding principles of the City.
  • While performing any procedure, all associates and contract personnel must observe applicable Safety, Health, and Environmental rules and guidelines. The use of appropriate personal protective equipment is required.
  • Attend and participate in training opportunities and seminars relevant to this position.
  • Adhere to appropriate City operating procedures, benefit rules, employment, and safety policies/practices.
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Cuts grass with power equipment and hand tools.
  • Loads and unloads materials such as dirt, asphalt, salt, storm drain pipes, and sign materials.
  • Performs routine maintenance of equipment and vehicles.
  • Performs extreme physical labor for extended periods of time under all weather conditions with the ability to lift objects weighing up to one hundred (100) pounds with assistance.
  • Assists in the fabrication and installation of street signs.
  • Manually removes litter from right-of-ways and easements.
  • May sit, stand, and walk constantly depending on the job for the day.
  • Climbs in and out of manholes which can be up to ten (10) feet deep.
  • Climbs ladders to complete assigned tasks and duties.
  • Operates various tools including, but not limited to, jackhammer, pavement breaker, shovel, sledge hammer, post driver, tamp bar, chain saw, and weed eater, backpack blower, shovels and other and other hand tools.
  • Operates vehicles, including but not limited to; dump trucks, tractors, riding mowers, back-hoes.
  • Ensures proper maintenance and care of all tools assigned.
  • Removes and replaces various types of pavement while adhering to city and departmental safety requirements.
  • Properly uses safety gear such as gloves, vests, safety goggles, harnesses and safety signs to complete tasks.
  • Participates in monthly departmental safety meetings.
  • Properly secures city equipment to ensure employee and citizen safety.
  • Must be able to perform job duties as described.
  • Any other duties as assigned.