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Laborer (Public Works/ Street Maintenance)

Company: City of Moreno Valley, CA
Location: Moreno Valley
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Description

GENERAL PURPOSE

Under close supervision of the Maintenance Worker, this position will perform asphalt repair, crack sealing, weed and litter abatement, and public works maintenance duties; and perform related duties as required.

Recruiting to fill 5 vacancies:

2 vacancies: working 30 hours per week - Tuesday through Thursday (3 days/10 hours each)

1 vacancy working 24 hours per week - Saturday through Monday (3 days/8 hours each)

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

Laborers assist skilled maintenance staff in maintenance projects. Under close supervision, incumbents learn and perform a variety of duties in the area of public works maintenance and related tasks as assigned.

Examples of Duties

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES

The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to this class.

* Perform routine public works maintenance duties.
* asphalt repair
* crack sealing
* Operate small power tools and equipment.
* Maintain records.
* Cleans up work sites upon completion of job.
* Provide quality customer service.

OTHER DUTIES

* Performs special assignments as assigned.
* May perform duties normally performed by a maintenance worker in a training capacity.

Typical Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS

Knowledge of:

* Principles and practices of public works maintenance and repair of streets.
* Traffic control set-up.
* Vehicle operations and state and local traffic laws.

Ability to:

* Operate street repair maintenance equipment.
* Understand and carry out oral and written instructions in a timely manner.
* Establish and maintain effective working relationships.
* Work independently with minimal supervision.
* Maintain a courteous attitude when dealing with the public.
* Work outdoors in all weather conditions.
* Bend, stoop, climb, and lift 50 pounds.
* Provide quality customer service.

Education, Training and Experience:

A typical way of obtaining the knowledge, skills and abilities outlined above is graduation from high school or G.E.D equivalent; prior experience in street repair and/or public works maintenance work is preferred; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

Licenses; Certificates; Special Requirements:

A valid California driver's license and the ability to maintain insurability under the City's vehicle insurance policy. A commercial driver's license is preferred. Supplemental Information

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS

The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this class. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to stand and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally up to 100 pounds.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Mental Demands

While performing the duties of this class, employees are regularly required to use written and oral communication skills; read and interpret data, information and documents; learn and apply new information or new skills; work under deadlines with constant interruptions; and interact with City management, staff, the public and others encountered in the course of work, some of whom may be dissatisfied or quarrelsome.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this class. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The employee regularly works in outside weather conditions, near moving mechanical parts and in or near street traffic with significant exposure to unsafe or hazardous drivers. The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and risk of electrical shock. The noise level is frequently loud.

Keywords: City of Moreno Valley, CA, Moreno Valley , Laborer (Public Works/ Street Maintenance), Professions , Moreno Valley, California

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