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Streets Maintenance Worker


Listing Summary

Job Description

Operates a variety of equipment and manual tools in the construction, operation, repair, maintenance, and replacement of City streets and storm drainage facilities and systems; performs a variety of unskilled and semi-skilled work in maintaining roadways, traffic signs and signals, mowing grass in summer and salting roads in winter, and clearing trash and debris.


Job Responsibilities

•Determines the locations of drainage structures from the appropriate sources prior to excavation.
•Drives trucks of various sizes and weights in the loading, hauling, and unloading of various equipment, gravel and sand.
•Assists in shutting off broken sections of water mains as required to effectuate street or storm drainage system repair.
•Cuts, fits, lays, repairs, taps, cleans, and flushes storm drainage, mains, gates, and fittings on repair of services and installation of services, fire hydrants, and related infrastructure.
•Cuts and maintains right of ways within City limits.
•Performs required labor involved in construction and maintenance projects as part of a crew, including pavement cutting, ditch digging, manhole and catch basin cleaning, main and pipe repairing, laying, and back filling.
•Mows grass in right of way; trims trees.
•Fixes street signs and pot holes; changes street lights.
•Picks up trash; picks up dead animals in road; and clears road debris.
•Treats roads for wintry conditions.
•Inspects and/or repairs streets and drainage systems at frequent intervals to insure that all aspects of the system are functioning properly.
•Performs park maintenance duties as assigned.
•Operates a variety of power construction and maintenance equipment used in street maintenance and repair.
•Assures the proper maintenance of equipment and tools by cleaning and checking equipment and tools after use.
•Performs routine inspection and preventive maintenance on assigned equipment and refers defects or needed repairs to supervisor.
•Maintains a variety of records relating to inspections, maintenance activity, street signage, etc.
•Performs all duties in conformance to appropriate safety and security standards.
•Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Education and Experience -

Requires a High School diploma or equivalent; one (1) year of related work experience in construction, maintenance, repair of streets, or repair of storm drains; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Licenses or Certifications:

Requires a valid State of Georgia driver's license; commercial driver's license (or the ability to obtain one). Desires flagging license.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

•Knowledge of equipment, facilities, materials, methods, and procedures used in maintenance, construction, and repair activities.
•Skill in communicating, both verbally and in writing.
•Skill in operating construction vehicles (such as dump trucks and utility trucks), equipment (such as compressors, pumps, and mowers), power tools (such as sanders), and hand tools (such as wrenches).
•Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, other departments, and the public.
•Ability to understand and carry out written and oral instructions.
•Ability to follow safety rules and guidelines.


Physical Requirements

The work is heavy work and requires exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Additionally, the following physical abilities are required: balancing, crouching, feeling, grasping, handling, hearing, kneeling, lifting, pulling, pushing, reaching, repetitive motion, standing, stooping, talking, and walking.

Work Environment:

Work is regularly performed outdoors under various weather conditions: frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and vibration; frequently near moving mechanical parts; occasionally in high, precarious places; occasionally exposed to fumes, airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals; and occasionally exposed to the risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud. Requires being on-call as scheduled.


All applicants tentatively selected for a position will be required to submit to pre-employment drug testing and background investigations prior to hire.

The City of Woodstock is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, or disability in employment or the provision of services.

E-Verify: In accordance with state and federal law, this employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. In order to determine whether Form I-9 documentation is valid, this employer uses E-Verify’s photo screening tool to match the photograph appearing on some permanent resident and employment authorization cards with the official U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services’ (USCIS) photograph.

Employers may not use E-Verify to pre-screen job applicants or to re-verify current employees and may not limit or influence the choice of documents presented for use on the Form I-9.

IMPORTANT: If the Government cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, this employer is required to provide you written instructions and an opportunity to contact SSA and/or DHS before taking adverse action against you, including terminating your employment.

Application Special Instructions


The City of Woodstock provides a competitive benefits and compensation package to eligible employees including paid time off, health, dental, vision and employer-paid long term disability as well as life insurance; an employer-paid pension plan and 457 tax deferred savings plan w/employer match; and free gym membership.


Starting Base Pay Rate: $14.75 per hour, based on experience and qualifications.

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