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Public Works Laborer

Company: Borough of Greencastle
Location: Greencastle
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

*Borough of Greencastle *
*Job Description *

Public Works Laborer

*Public Works Laborer *

*Reports To: * Public Works Manager

*Definition: *
* This is a semi-skilled, manual labor position involved with the maintenance of Borough streets, water and wastewater main line systems.
* Work, as assigned and supervised by the Public Works Manager, requires strenuous physical effort and exposure to uncomfortable surroundings and weather conditions where manual labor duties are involved.
* This employee performs a variety of maintenance duties and, once trained in standard operations, is expected to work efficiently and independently.
* The ideal candidate will be a team player, with appropriate communication skills, capable of following oral and/or written directions to complete assignments, and has interest in long-term professional development.
* The ideal candidate will demonstrate a solid work ethic, including a strong commitment to safety while building, repairing and maintaining the Borough's infrastructure.

*Typical Examples of Work Performed *
* Exhibits a skilled understanding of the operation of light road maintenance equipment, hand tools, and mowers.
* Operates equipment including, but not limited to, dump trucks, backhoe, front-end loader, bobcat, bobcat sweeper excavating vacuum, leaf vacuum, mainline sewer jetter, roller and sprayers, snow plows, and salt spreaders.
* Checks equipment for proper operation and performs routine preventative maintenance.
* Participates in maintenance work on streets, water and sewer mains, and service lines by performing manual labor using equipment.
* Assists with snow and ice control for parking lots, sidewalks, crosswalks and facilities of Borough owned areas.
* Performs manual labor on assigned projects such as sidewalk/curb installation and repair, patching of pot holes, and washing and cleaning of vehicles and equipment.
* Assists with the mowing of grass, cutting and trimming of trees, clearing brush, spraying weeds, and leaf collection.
* Performs other work assignments as assigned recognizing that the duties listed herein are not all inclusive of functions performed on a daily, monthly or annual basis.

*Education, Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Licensing *
* A high school diploma or general equivalency diploma (GED) is required.
* Knowledge of the proper operating procedures and safety practices associated with maintenance equipment and supplies.
* Recognize operational defects of vehicles and other equipment to ensure proper repairs are performed.
* Prior experience in the public works sector and/or water treatment and distribution is preferred.
* A valid Pennsylvania motor vehicle license with a Class C endorsement and a Class B with an airbrake endorsement current or to be obtained within one year of employment.
* Current Pennsylvania State Flagging Certification or to be obtained within six months of employment.

*_I acknowledge that I have read the "Definition", "Typical Examples of Work Performed" and "Required Knowledge, _*

*_Skills, Abilities, Education, and Licensing" for the Public Works Laborer and I certify that I can perform these functions. _*

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(Applicant Signature) (Date) (Witness Signature)

_Management has the right to recommend to the Personnel Committee additions and/or modifications to duties of the position at any time. _

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $17.00 - $19.00 per hour

* Dental insurance
* Health insurance
* Life insurance
* Paid time off
* Retirement plan
* Vision insurance
* 8 hour shift
* Day shift
* Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:
* Greencastle, PA 17225: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

* Driver's License (Required)

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: Borough of Greencastle, Germantown , Public Works Laborer, Other , Greencastle, Maryland

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