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Senior Maintenance Worker

Posting Date: 9/27/17
Department: Public Works
Division: Bridges and Drainage
Pay Minimum: $10.00 hourly
Pay Maximum: $11.95 hourly
Work Hours: 7:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Description

DUTIES: Plan, prioritize, assign, supervise and review the work of staff responsible for providing street maintenance, repair and construction services for the city.  Participate in the selection of street maintenance staff, provide or coordinate staff training, evaluate employee performance; collect and document street repairs; maintain records and files of work performed; prepare various reports on operations and activities. Recommend and assist in the implementation of goals and objectivities; establish schedules and methods for providing street maintenance, repair and construction services; implement policies and procedures. Submit budget recommendations; monitor expenditures.  Ensure staff has proper material and equipment for work, prepare requests for new equipment; review recommendation with Superintendent. Maintain accurate records of attendance, work performed, time required for each job and materials and equipment used. Ensure the adherence to safe work practices. Inspect work of crews at jobsite; identify problems and make recommendations for changes or adjustments as necessary. Investigate complaints and recommend corrective action as necessary to resolve complaints. May work evenings or weekends as staffing shortage or emergencies dictate.  Perform other duties assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS: Principles and practices of street construction and maintenance. Methods and techniques of street maintenance and repair. Principles of supervision, training and performance evaluation. Pertinent Federal, State, and local laws, codes and regulations.  Three years of responsible experience working in street maintenance, repair and construction.  Equivalent to completion of the twelfth grade. Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate, valid driver’s license.

 

RESIDENCY REQUIREMENT FOR CITY EMPLOYEES: Within six (6) months from date of employment, must establish residence within the City of Jackson.

PRIOR TO EMPLOYMENT, APPLICANT RECOMMENDED FOR EMPLOYMENT SHALL BE REQUIRED TO SUCCESSFULLY PASS A URINALYSIS AND/OR BLOOD TEST TO SCREEN FOR ALCOHOL AND/OR DRUG ABUSE.      

                                   “EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER”





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