STREETS/PARKS/PUBLIC WORKS TECHNICIAN
The City of Gladewater is accepting applications for a full time Streets/Parks/Public Works Technician. Pay depending on experience and credentials plus full benefit package. High school diploma or GED, physical, clean drug/alcohol screen, valid driver license and good driving record required. Experience operating equipment and water/waste water line repair a plus. Wastewater license of Class “C” or higher highly desirable. Completed applications can be hand delivered to City Hall, sent via regular mail to PO Box 1725, Gladewater, TX 75647 or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. First application review on March 6, 2020. EEOE
Job Description and Performance Requirements
Streets / Parks / Public Works
II. Job Title:
III. Responsible To:
Public Works Crew Leader or City Manager
IV. Job Summary:
Performs a variety of tasks associated with the maintenance of the City’s collection/distribution infrastructure, parks and streets; does related work as required including meter reading and cleaning of City property.
V. Job Functions:
Ability to carry out verbal and/or written instructions. Be a self-starter that takes pride in their work. Communicates effectively and courteously with the public and other City employees. Makes ethical decisions that conform to applicable laws, departmental policy and regulations.
VI. Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
A. Participate in all phases of parks and streets maintenance/mowing, alleys and drainage inspection, maintenance, repair and construction pursuant to high departmental standard.
B. Operate a variety of equipment and tools used in street repair and park maintenance. Use sound judgment to ensure equipment is properly used and maintained.
C. Operate a variety of equipment and tools used in water and sewer line repair.
D. Cleans/clears debris and refuse from City property and streets on a routine basis.
E. Work effectively and cooperatively with other employees and public.
F. Maintain a reliable level of punctual attendance.
G. Subject to after-hours call-out for emergency situations.
H. Works in an out-of-door environment subject to extreme temperatures and inclement weather, hazardous chemicals, insects, dust, poisonous plants, noxious smells, fumes and loud noise intensity; maintains physical activity over prolonged periods of time including standing, walking, kneeling and stooping in awkward positions, and moving/lifting heavy objects as required by job.
VII. Required Education, Degrees, Certificates, and/or Licenses:
A. High School diploma or GED
B. Texas Drivers License, Class “C” or above
VIII. Experience, Training, Knowledge and Skills:
Possess good decision-making skills. Must have experience in operation of various types of equipment and tools used in street repair and park maintenance including lawn mowers, backhoe and various hand tools.
IX. HEALTH REQUIREMENTS
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Mobility which includes sitting, standing, walking, kneeling, bending, vision, hearing, talking, writing, pushing, reaching above shoulder level, and lifting up to 70 lbs. Able to work in all weather conditions such as heat, cold, and rain.
Maintain a degree of physical fitness necessary to perform all tasks outlined in this job description.