PUBLIC SERVICE WORKER ASSISTANT

Description :

JOB TITLE:  PUBLIC SERVICE WORKER ASSISTANT

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SUMMARY OF FUNCTION

Performs a variety of tasks such as, but not limited to, manual labor in functions of water & sewer, parks & forestry, street maintenance and repair.  Employees in this position may be assigned to any division of the Department of Public Works. Employees in this position are subject to the Federal Drug and Alcohol testing act requirements.

 REPORTS TO:   DPW Foreman but may receive direction from a Public Service Worker

                                            DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Operation of a variety of power tools, including mowers, blowers, chainsaws, chippers, trimmers, etc.

  • Operation of non  CDL commercial equipment

  • Perform ice and snow control activities, including shoveling and salting

  • Perform tree pruning and tree removal

  • Repair, installation and maintenance of underground sewers, lift stations and their appurtenances

  • Lawn and landscape maintenance including cutting and edging grass, planting, watering and care for trees shrubs and flowers

  • Performs repair and maintenance of pump stations, water meters, hydrants, and curb stop boxes

  • Repair and maintain streets and sidewalks including concrete and asphalt removal and replacement, street signs and markings

  • Maintains accurate work records, time sheets and other forms of data

  • Required to be on call for emergency call back, such as during snow emergencies

     

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Valid, unrestricted Michigan driver's license

  • Ability to lift and carry a minimum of 90 pound loads

  • Ability to work outdoors in extreme temperatures

  • Ability to tolerate exposure to dust, dirt, grease, fuel, chemicals and lubricants

  • Ability to stoop, bend, climb trees, go into underground vaults and pits with restricted movement.

  • Ability to perform manual labor for extended periods of time

  • Ability to understand and follow both written and oral instructions

  • Knowledge of use of equipment and tools used in Public Works practices

     

 

Contact :

TO APPLY:

The City of Oak Park Human Resources Department only accepts electronic submissions. Completed City Employment Application forms, resumes and other pertinent data must be sent in PDF format to hrassistant@ci.oak-park.mi.us.

Deadline for Applying : Open until filled