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Employer: Arkansas City
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Job Title: Public Services Maintenance Worker
Salary: $12.00 Hourly


Job Description:

PUBLIC SERVICES MAINTENANCE WORKER

(Public Works Department)

Duties of this full-time position include performing a variety of labor and maintenance work.  Other duties include operating a variety of equipment for construction, repair, maintenance and replacement of City streets, stormwater drainage and in the collection of refuse.  This job requires heavy lifting, bending, stooping and performing duties in all types of weather and, potentially, at all times of the day and night.  Candidate must obtain a Class B CDL within 60 days of employment.

Candidates must possess a high school diploma/acceptable equivalent and a valid driver’s license with a safe driving record as determined by the employer.

The successful applicant must pass post-offer, pre-employment drug/alcohol screens along with physical capacity profile and background checks.  Pay Range: $12.00/hour - $16.2/hour. 

The City of Arkansas City provides an excellent benefits package including family health and dental insurance, life insurance and KPERS retirement benefits. 

Applications accepted until position is filled with initial review beginning

Monday, February 24,  2014.

EOE/ADA

CITY OF ARKANSAS CITY

PUBLIC SERVICES MAINTENANCE WORKER

Department:                Public Works                                                  Pay Range:  16

Division:                        Public Services                                               Location:     Central Shop

FLSA:                              Hourly, Non-Exempt                                                                 

Work Shift:                   Generally M-F/Day Shift/some Sat/more possible    

Work Status:                Full-Time

PCP Level:                     4 - Heavy Work

KPERS:                           KPERS Covered Position                                                                                                           

Residency:                    None

ResponseTime:           30Minutes                                                                                                                                                                                                              

Cell Allowance:           No

 

City Manager Signature:           (on file)                                                                          Date Approved:  1/10/2013

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

GENERAL OVERVIEW OF POSITION AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Performs a variety of unskilled or semi-skilled maintenance work and operates a variety of equipment in the construction, operation, repair, maintenance and replacement of City streets, stormwater drainage and in the collection of refuse.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Works under the general guidance and direction of the Public Services Supervisor.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED

None.

  ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Essential functions of the job may include but are not limited to the following:

  • Inspects and/or repairs streets and drainage systems at frequent intervals to insure that all aspects of the systems are functioning properly.

  • Maintains a variety of records relating to maintenance activity and job duties.

  • Determines locations of all utility lines from the appropriate sources prior to excavation.

  • Responds to complaints about street, stormwater and sanitation issues; evaluates the issues; explains findings to the Public Works Supervisor.

  • Insures the proper maintenance of equipment and tools by cleaning and checking after each use.

  • Drives trucks of various sizes and weights in loading, hauling and unloading various equipment and material.

  • Performs routine inspection and preventive maintenance on assigned equipment and refers defects or repairs to the Public Services Supervisor.

  • Performs all duties in conformance to appropriate safety and security standards.

  • Performs required labor involved in construction and maintenance projects as part of a crew, including pavement cutting, ditch digging, chip and seal activities, main and pipe repair, laying and backfilling.

  • Cuts, fits, lays, repairs, and cleans street and stormwater drainages.

  • Operates a variety of power construction and maintenance equipment used in street, stormwater and sanitation.

  • Collects refuse, recycled materials or yard waste over a designated route, picking up sanitation containers and depositing into a sanitation truck.

  • Makes special refuse collections as assigned.

  • Maintains radio or other communications with the office to receive or report variances to standard operations.

  • Observes surrounding conditions such as citizens, equipment, property, etc. in order to assure that refuse is collected in a safe manner.

  • Regulates traffic in hazardous conditions in order to assure safety conditions for personnel and the general public.

  • Helps unload sanitation truck at landfill or burn pit.

    NON-ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Attendance at training, workshops and seminars.

  • Serves on various employee or other committees as assigned.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

    REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Knowledge of equipment, facilities, materials, methods and procedures used in maintenance, construction and repair of City infrastructure systems and confined space procedures.

  • Skill in operation of all  listed tools and equipment.

  • Ability to work safely.

  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, other departments and the public; understand and carry out written and oral instructions.

  • Ability to perform at a satisfactory level with limited supervision and/or assistance in job assignments.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • High school diploma or acceptable equivalent.

    CERTIFICATION(S) AND LICENSE(S)

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license with a safe driving record as determined by the employer.

  • Must be able to obtain Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) within sixty (60) days of employment.

    PRE- EMPLOYMENT TESTING

    Components of the following pre-employment testing will be conducted and successfully completed by the employee:

  • Criminal history background checks.

  • Physical Capacity Profile – Level 4.

  • Drug screen.

  • Alcohol testing.

    WORK ENVIRONMENT AND CONDITIONS

    The work environment and conditions described here are encountered in performing the essential functions of this position. While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently works in outside weather conditions.  The employee occasionally works in high, precarious places and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, risk of electrical shock, and vibration.  The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

    ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL FUNCTIONS

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Must meet Level 4 in Department of Labor’s Dictionary of Titles – Heavy Work exerting  50 to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 25 to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or 10 to 20 pounds of force constantly.  Involves walking, sitting, standing, climbing, stooping, crawling, kneeling, and stretching as required.

LIFTING

Maximum Force

None

Limited

(0-1 hour)

Occasional

(1-3 hours)

Frequent

(3-6 hours)

Constant

(6-8 hours)

Objects

01-10lbs.

(Sedentary)

 

 

 

 

x

 

11-20lbs.

(Light)

 

 

 

 

x

 

21-50lbs.

(Medium)

 

 

 

x

 

 

51-100lbs.

(Heavy)

 

 

x

 

 

 

100 + lbs.

(Very Heavy)

x

 

 

 

 

 

CARRYING

Maximum Force

None

Limited

(0-1 hour)

Occasional

(1-3 hours)

Frequent

(3-6 hours)

Constant

(6-8 hours)

Maximum Distance Carried

01-10lbs.

(Sedentary)

 

 

 

 

x

 

11-20lbs.

(Light)

 

 

 

 

x

 

21-50lbs.

(Medium)

 

 

 

x

 

 

51-100lbs.

(Heavy)

 

 

x

 

 

 

100 + lbs.

(Very Heavy)

x

 

 

 

 

 

PUSHING/PULLING

Maximum Force

None

Limited

(0-1 hour)

Occasional

(1-3 hours)

Frequent

(3-6 hours)

Constant

(6-8 hours)

Maximum Distance Moved

01-10lbs.

(Sedentary)

 

 

 

 

x

 

11-20lbs.

(Light)

 

 

 

 

x

 

21-50lbs.

(Medium)

 

 

 

x

 

 

51-100lbs.

(Heavy)

 

 

x

 

 

 

100 + lbs.

(Very Heavy)

x

 

 

 

 

 

REACHING

 

None

Limited

(0-1 hour)

Occasional

(1-3 hours)

Frequent

(3-6 hours)

Constant

(6-8 hours)

Comments

Total Reaching

 

 

 

x

 

 

Below waist

 

 

 

x

 

 

Waist to Shoulder

 

 

 

x

 

 

Overhead

 

 

x

 

 

 

OTHER PHYSICAL DEMANDS

 

None

Limited

(0-1 hour)

Occasional

(1-3 hours)

Frequent

(3-6 hours)

Constant

(6-8 hours)

Comments

Sitting

 

 

x

 

 

 

Standing

 

 

 

x

 

 

Walking

 

 

 

x

 

 

Climbing/Balancing (stairs, ladders, other)

 

 

x

 

 

 

Operating Foot Controls

 

 

 

x

 

 

Rotation of head/neck

 

 

 

 

x

 

Flexion (head bend down & head bend back)

 

 

 

x

 

 

Bending at the waist

 

 

 

x

 

 

Twisting at the waist

 

 

 

x

 

 

Kneeling

 

 

 

x

 

 

Crouching (squatting)

 

 

 

x

 

 

Crawling

 

 

x

 

 

 

Lying down (back, side, front)

 

 

x

 

 

 

Handling/grasping

 

 

 

x

 

 

Forceful Gripping

 

 

x

 

 

 

Fine Finger Manipulation

 

 

x

 

 

 

Keyboarding/Mouse

 

x

 

 

 

 

Repetitive motion (multiple manipulation of same muscle group)

 

 

x

 

 

 

High Impact vibratory tools (bucking/riveting)

 

 

 

x

 

 

Low Impact vibratory tools (drilling/sanding)

 

 

 

x

 

 

SEEING

Near Acuity: Required

Far Acuity: Required

Depth Perception: Required

Field of Vision: Required

Color Discrimination:  Required

Note Colors: Full Spectrum

         

HEARING/TALKING

Co-workers and public (in person and telephone).

MACHINES, TOOLS, EQUIPMENT, PARTS USED

Motorized vehicles and equipment, including packer truck, recycling collection truck, utility truck, dump trucks, pickup trucks, utility vehicles, hydraulic lifts, common hand and power tools, pitch fork, wrenches, mobile or portable radio.  Tractors, mowers, chain saw, weed trimmers, electric motors, pumps, miscellaneous hand and power tools for maintenance, carpentry, painting, plumbing, electrical, and cement finishing work; systems, pumps, valves, filtration devices, gauges, etc.

ENVIRONMENTAL/ATMOSPHERIC CONDITIONS

20% Inside

80% Outside

Temperature Extremes: All temperature extremes when outside

Noise Level:

Low:

Moderate: x

High: x (occasionally)

Vibration:  Present

Dust: Present

Odors:  Present

Fumes:  Present

Vapors:  Present

Mists: Present

Gases: Present

Chemicals:  Present

Note Types: Possible exposure to commercially available solvents, herbicides, pesticides and other chemicals used in commercial and residential construction and maintenance.

Blood Borne Pathogens Present: May be present

                 

COGNITIVE & BEHAVIORAL CAPACITIES

 

Present

Comments:

 

Yes

 

No

Where appropriate: frequency or % of job

COMPREHENSION, REMEMBER & PLAN

 

 

 

Articulate and comprehend information in conversation.

x

 

Frequent basis

Read, comprehend, and use written materials.

x

 

Frequent basis

Use technology/instruments/tools & information systems.

x

 

Frequent basis

Remember spoken instructions.

x

 

Frequent basis

Remember written instructions.

x

 

Frequent basis

Remember visual instructions.

x

 

Frequent basis

Remember simple instructions.

x

 

Frequent basis

Remember detailed instructions.

x

 

Frequent basis

Perform repetitive or short-cycle work.

x

 

Frequent basis

Work under specific instructions.

x

 

Frequent basis

Completed complex tasks.

x

 

Frequent basis

 

 

 

 

ATTENTION & CONCENTRATION

 

 

 

Fine detail:  Regularly deals with data or things requiring attention to minute detail.

x

 

Frequent basis

Interruptions:  Requires quickly resumed attention after multiple interruptions, or ability to easily shift between tasks.

x

 

Frequent basis

Sustained Attention:  Requires unbroken lengthy attention to same/similar tasks.

x

 

Frequent basis

Multitasking:  Job requires ability to attend to more than one activity simultaneously such as typing while answering phones.

x

 

Frequent basis

Visual or aural distractions:  busy, noisy environment making focusing difficult.

x

 

Frequent basis

 

 

 

 

EXECUTIVE FUNCTION

 

 

 

Decision making:  Makes critical decisions potentially affecting costs to company or public safety.($ or lives)

x

 

 

Planning:  Responsible for laying-out and planning sequence of work activity.

x

 

 

Simple, repetitive, short-cycle tasks:  Must frequently deal with boredom.

 

x

 

 

 

 

 

INFORMATION PROCESSING

 

 

 

Processes highly technical information:  reads, understands and uses complex or highly technical information or computation (calculus, etc.)       

 

x

 

 

Present

Comments:

 

Yes

 

No

Where appropriate: frequency or % of job

Integrating Information: Obtains information (reads, hears) from multiple sources, then must be able to synthesize, integrate, and then utilize the information.

 

x

 

High productivity or highly speeded work

Meets expectation for high level of output with little “down-time” between tasks.

x

 

Limited basis

High level visual-spatial reasoning:  Processes information in graphic form.  Perceives 3 dimensional objects from 2 dimensional representations (drawings plans, etc.).

 

x

 

 

 

 

 

ACADEMIC COMPETENCE

 

 

 

High School or equivalency

x

 

 

Competence beyond H.S.: AD or BD (circle 1)

 

x

 

Graduate level education needed.

How much?  What kind?

 

x

 

 

 

 

 

PSYCHOSOCIAL FACTORS

 

 

 

Works alone:  must work independently, with little oversight or supervision and/or contact with others

x

 

Frequent basis

Works in close proximity to others:  works in same physical area as others but interaction is either limited or not required.

x

 

Frequent basis

Frequent &/or extensive interaction with others, such as customers, public or peers (e.g. cashier, receptionist).

x

 

Frequent basis

Deals with people under adverse circumstances:  deal with people who are angry or confrontational, critiques work of others, gives “bad news” etc.

x

 

Frequent basis

Deals with people under pressure of time or numbers (Customers with construction or code problems)

x

 

Limited basis

Teamwork:  Works as integral part of team, must cooperate with others, divide tasks, integrate output, and put team goals, ideas or plans before ones’ own.

x

 

Frequent basis

 

 

 

 

ATTENDANCE

 

 

 

Maintain predictable and reliable attendance.

x

 

Frequent basis

Be punctual.

x

 

Frequent basis

Take rest periods at set times or only times determined by breaks in job responsibilities.

x

 

Only as conditions and circumstances allow.

Adjust to a flexible schedule of work days or shifts.

x

 

Limited basis

GENERAL COMMENTS

 

This job description is intended to identify and illustrate the kinds of duties that may be assigned.  It should not be interpreted as describing all of the duties that may ever be required or be used to limit the nature and extent of assignments given.  The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

The City of Arkansas City is an At-Will employer.

 

 



Vacancy Number: 201404

Open Date: 2/6/2014 12:00:00 AM
Close Date: