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Department: Public Works
Pay Grade: 102
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
This position is primarily responsible for performing unskilled and semi-skilled work in support of the City’s various street and landscaping functions.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Minimum Education and Experience:
High School diploma or equivalent.
Required Licenses or Certifications:
Possession of a valid Georgia Driver’s license.
Applicant must have a satisfactory motor vehicle report.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in a field environment. The work consists of continuous outdoor activity, frequent standing, sitting, walking, squatting, bending, twisting upper body, climbing, exposure to extreme heat, cold, noise, mechanical hazards, fume/odor hazards, toxic waste/material hazards.
Must be able to work in confined spaces; walk and work on slippery and uneven surfaces. Requires manual dexterity sufficient to grasp, hold objects and tools with full range of motion in wrists and arms. Must be able to walk occasionally for 6 to 8 hours per day or longer in necessary.
Must have no impairments that limit work capabilities in year round weather conditions.
Must be able to bend and twist for lifting, installing and reading water meters and other water appurtenances.
Must have no limitations which restrict entering, exiting and working in water service, valve and hydrant manholes. This includes reaching, standing, stooping, bending, twisting and kneeling while performing the needed repairs or installation.
Must have no imitations that restrict shoveling of dirt for 6 to 8 hours per day.
Must be able to climb ladders, crawl across pipelines, lift or carry 50 pounds while climbing ladder or steep banks. Must have no climbing or height restrictions up to 12 feet on a ladder or other equipment. Must be able to lift manhole covers weighing in excess of 50 pounds several times a day if necessary.
Work is performed primarily in an outdoor field environment; travel from site to site; exposure to noise, dust, grease, smoke fumes, noxious odors, gases, mechanical and electrical hazards, and all types of weather and temperature conditions; work and/or walk on various types of surfaces including slippery or uneven surfaces and rough terrain; work at heights.
The City of Commerce has the right to revise this job description at any time. This description does not represent in any way a contract of employment.p >