General Laborer - Sewer Department

Posted on Oct 12, 2021 by City of Rocky River, Ohio

Rocky River, OH 44116
Public Sector
Immediate Start
$15.7 - $25.1 Hourly
Full-Time
Reports To: Lead Supervisor or Crew Leader Salary: $15.70 - $25.09 per hour
Shift: 7:00 A.M. - 3:30 P.M. Monday through Friday FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Position Overview: The General Laborer performs general labor in the provision of public services throughout various departments as needed on a day to day basis including maintenance and repair of the City's streets, parks, sanitary and storm sewer systems, public facilities/properties and various duties in refuse collection. The General Laborer also performs miscellaneous duties as needed or assigned. This position operates and utilizes City vehicles and equipment including, but not limited to, various hand and power tools, jack hammers, air compressors, dump trucks/ snow plows/ salt spreader trucks/semi-trucks, sewer snake and refuse scooters. The General Laborer performs work in a variety of settings involving occasional exposure to inclement weather, confined spaces, excessive temperatures and humidity, dust, dirt and fumes. Additional qualifications specific to the particular opening will be identified in each job posting.
Duties:
Sewer Department
Operates and maintains equipment and vehicles including but not limited to plumbing and sewer equipment*
Loads truck with various equipment and tools; transports employees, equipment and materials to job site*
o Inspects equipment and tools to ensure equipment is in safe and proper condition; repairs or replaces equipment as needed
Inspects, cleans, tests, repairs and maintains storm and sanitary sewer lines by performing tasks including but not limited to:*
o Identifies location of various sewer system components including water and sewer lines, sewer laterals and connections
o Digs holes to locate system components
o Inspects, adjusts and repairs manholes
o Removes, repairs and/or replaces system components including manholes, pipes, connections
o Cleans and removes obstructions in pipes; snakes and jets lines as needed
o Builds catch basins
o Operates various equipment including sewer jet, sewer snake, air compressor, jackhammer, power and plumbing tools
Operates snow plows, salt trucks and other equipment as needed to remove snow, spread salt and ensure streets and roads are safe*
Assists in traffic control as needed*
Streets Department
Operates and maintains equipment and vehicles including but not limited to salt spreaders, snowplows, jackhammers*
Performs various tasks involved in street and sidewalk repair*
o Repairs holes in streets and sidewalks; mixes, pours, levels and finishes concrete; pours/rolls
asphalt as needed to fill holes in streets/roads
o Assists in traffic control as needed and ensures flashers are working properly; repairs as
needed. Work in traffic (work) zones as necessary.
Performs various tasks involved in street maintenance*
o Cleans and maintains street cleaning equipment
o Cleans, sweeps and removes debris and snow from streets, curbs, walkways, catch basins and
accident sites
o Operates snow plows, salt trucks and other equipment as needed to remove snow, spread salt
and ensure streets and roads are safe
Refuse Department
Operates and maintains equipment and vehicles including but not limited to refuse trucks, semitrucks
and scooters*
Collects and disposes of refuse from City residences, businesses, public properties and facilities*
Operates snow plows, salt trucks and other equipment as needed to remove snow, spread salt and
ensure streets and roads are safe*
Parks Department
Operates and maintains various tools and equipment including but not limited to dump trucks,
mowers, landscaping tools, boom truck, chain saws and chippers*
Performs various grounds maintenance and landscaping duties including but not limited to:*
o Plants and cuts grass
o Plants, fertilizes, prunes and removes trees and plants as needed
o Digs holes
o Transports various landscaping materials including trees, soil, plants, equipment
o Collects rubbish from beaches, parks and City properties
Locks and unlocks various City park and public properties and facilities*
Operates snow plows, salt trucks and other equipment as needed to remove snow, spread salt and
ensure streets and roads are safe*
Miscellaneous Duties:
Performs other duties of all department personnel as needed during times of need to ensure
effective operation of the department*
Communicates with citizens to answer questions and provide information about City services and
department operations*
Performs various tasks involved in animal control*
o Retrieves dead animals from various locations and dispose of properly
Maintains safe and clean work environment*
Cleans work areas and accident sites as needed*
Follows safety procedures and guidelines; wears safety equipment and clothing as needed*
Answers telephone, responds to requests for information and assistance from citizens*
o Maintains facilities in safe and clean manner
o Provides guidance and training to employees in operation of equipment and various computers
o Maintains adequate levels of supplies
* Denotes essential function of the job
Minimum Qualifications:
A valid Driver's License required.
Commercial Driver's License Class B with air brakes required, Class A or special endorsement as
required to complete the major duties and tasks for specific department.
High school diploma or GED is required, or an equivalent combination of education and
experience which provides the skills and abilities necessary to perform the job.
Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs.

Reference: 1355433640

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