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Seasonal Laborer Job Description

City of Rock Springs

Job Description

 

POSITION TITLE: Seasonal Laborer
DEPARTMENTS:
Various

SUPERVISORS: Various

GENERAL:

The employee will support the City of Rock Springs mission “To provide all individuals, through the combined efforts of city government and the people it serves, an effective, efficient and productive form of government, while promoting an enhanced quality of life, open communications and economic growth”.   

 

The employee will demonstrate the ability to manage time, maintain a safe and clean environment; practice confidentiality; treat all persons with respect and professional courtesy; accept change; accept and provide constructive feedback; and work as a team player.  The employee must also demonstrate the competencies for their position, and adhere to policies and procedures of their department and The City of Rock Springs.

 

JOB SUMMARY:

 

Under the immediate supervision to perform a wide variety of maintenance work on City parks, golf course, cemetery, streets and/or operating recreational programs.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Performs a variety of duties including, but not limited to:

 

  1. Performs a wide variety of maintenance and repair work with the use of picks, shovels, rakes and various hand tools.

 

  1. Performs general maintenance and clean-up duties on recreation equipment and facilities.

 

  1. Mow, trim, edge, fertilize, aerate, and irrigate lawns, medians, parks; weed, prune, mulch, fertilize and spray trees, shrubs and turf.

 

  1. Prepare soil for planting, seed and re-sod turf areas, plant trees and shrubs, prune, remove stumps, clear limbs and brush.

 

  1. Clean and maintain grounds, athletic fields, playground areas, path, walkways, stairways, parking lots, maintain restrooms and other park buildings, pick up trash and litter.

 

  1. Loads trucks with equipment being hauled to and from work sites.

 

  1. Operate a variety of hand and power landscape tools and equipment, including push and riding mowers, tractors, spreaders, roto-tillers, tamper, sprayers, edger’s, blowers, powered hedge trimmers, weed eaters, chainsaws, rakes, shovels, chippers, pruners, ladders and other tools.

 

  1. Carry out assignments in a non-disruptive manner in areas receiving heavy public use.

 

  1. Assist other divisions in maintenance activities as assigned.

 

  1. Performs snow and ice removal functions using snowplow, frontend loaders, snow blowers and shovels.

 

  1. Operate a motor vehicle to transport materials and perform job duties.

 

  1. Perform other duties and responsibilities and assigned.

 

 

ABILITIES AND REQUIREMENTS

Has the knowledge, skills and ability to:

 

  1. Use safe working practices, techniques, tools and equipment required in repair and maintenance work.

 

  1. Learn occupational hazards and standard safety precautions necessary in maintenance and repair work.

 

  1. Understand and follow oral and written instructions and be able to prioritize tasks to meet deadlines.

 

  1. Perform manual labor for extended periods of time in all types of weather.

 

  1. Operate a motor vehicle on public roadways and ensure safe driving principles and practices.

 

  1. Ability to work collaboratively and communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing, with staff, City Officials, outside agencies and the general public.

 

  1. Establish, maintain, and foster positive and harmonious working relationships with those contacted in the course of work including, but not limited to employees, vendors and the general public.

 

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING

Any combination equivalent to experience and training that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities would be qualifying.  A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills, and abilities may be:

 

            Experience:

Not required, but experience in construction, landscape, or park maintenance preferred.    

 

            Education:

            Must be over the age of 18 and have the equivalent to a high school diploma. 

 

            License or Certificate:

            Possession of a Wyoming Driver’s License.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Essential duties require the following physical skills and work environment:

            Employee is regularly required to grasp, handle and reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to stand, walk and sit.  The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl and smell.  Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.  The employee must be able to perform heavy physical labor, including having sufficient strength to lift and carry tools and materials weighing up to 50 pounds.  While performing the duties of this job the employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions hot, wet or cold, moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals and vibration.  The noise level in the work environment may be moderate to loud depending upon working conditions.  The employee may need to be available and perform shift work, on-call, stand-by and emergency call.


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