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Seasonal Laborer/Truck Driver

at City of Racine

Pay: $15.69 to $18.15/hour
Salary : $15.69 - $18.15 Hourly
Posted: 4/11/2019
Job Status: Part Time
Job Reference #: 2333899
Categories: General Labor, Drivers
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Overall Job Objective

Job Title:Seasonal Laborer/Truck Driver
Closing Date/Time:Continuous
Salary:$15.69 - $18.15 Hourly
Job Type:Part-Time
Location: 1420 Thirteenth Street @ Lockwood, Racine, Wisconsin
 
Under the direction of the Parks Superintendent or designee, this position is responsible for performing manual labor of various kinds calling for physical strength and endurance, plus operating equipment for general park maintenance.

 Essential Duties:
  • Cuts grass and weeds with hand or power mowers, rakes grass and leaves, trims hedges or shrubbery, and grades lawns and park areas.
  • Picks up and disposes of rubbish, tree branches, food waste, and other waste and litter, and acts as a dump man in designated dumping areas.
  • Erects, dismantles and paints playground equipment.
  • Assists in planting, transplanting, pruning, and cultivating trees and plants.
  • Keeps power equipment and hand tools in proper working condition by cleaning, making minor adjustments, and reporting problems.
  • Maintains baseball/softball diamonds, and performs other general maintenance of parks, building and grounds, and daily cleaning of park buildings, including painting.
  • Maintains a consistent and reliable attendance record.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.

 Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or its equivalent.
  • Ability to operate a variety of mechanical equipment in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Ability to follow oral or written instructions with minimum of direct supervision.
  • Ability to work on weekends and/or holidays on a rotating basis to help maintain the Parks system.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, and exercise good judgment, courtesy and tact when dealing with the general public.
  • Must possess a Class ABC Commercial Driver's License (C.D.L.)

 Supplemental Information:

PHYSICAL DEMANDS OF THE POSITION:
Duties involve the regular, and at times sustained, performance of heavier physical tasks such as walking over rough or uneven surfaces, bending, stooping, kneeling, leaping, jumping down (at least one foot), standing in place or continual walking, and lifting or carrying moderately heavy (20-50 pounds) items on a consistent basis. May involve the complex operation of gasoline, electric, or diesel-powered machinery, requiring the manipulation of multiple controls, fine adjustments or both; or involves the frequent use of coordination and manipulation skills in performing a variety of tasks with the full range of hand and power tools.
 
EQUIPMENT USED:
Operates a variety of equipment among which are: pick up/dump trucks, 25 yard rear loading refuse truck, utility carts, sprayers, pumps, generators, brush chippers, hand tools, and grass cutting tools.