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City of Independence Public Service Worker I - Street Department (Express) in Independence, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/jobs/12499804

Express Employment Professionals is accepting applications at 2009 North Penn Avenue for a PSW I position for work at the City of Independence Street Department. Alternately, applicants may also apply online at www.expresspros.com/independenceks/.

Basic Function Under supervision, performs a variety of manual labor in the construction and maintenance of streets, parks, airport, and other municipal buildings or grounds.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities Mows and trim lawns and brush Picks-up and disposes of trash and brush Drives vehicles and operates light equipment Maintains city vehicles Repairs streets, manholes, street signs, and water and sewer lines Installs water meters and dig meter boxes Services airport equipment and grounds Assists with maintenance of Memorial Hall as needed Performs additional duties as assigned

Qualifications Ability to perform heavy manual labor Some knowledge of maintenance of public grounds and facilities Ability to operate trucks and light equipment Knowledge of operation and maintenance of trucks, light equipment and lawn care tools Ability to listen to, follow and communicate oral and written instructions Ability to work well with a small team

Education and Experience Completion of high school or GED required One year of experience as a laborer or maintenance worker preferred

Special Requirements A current Kansas drivers license Must be available to work nights, overtime, and weekends

Physical Requirements Intense physical effort is required. Individual must be able to sit, stand, walk, lift, carry, push, pull, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, reach, handle, grasp, speak, and listen for extended periods of time.

Working Conditions Work involves frequent exposure to unpleasant elements, such as extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke,

loud noises, chemicals, etc.

SALARY RANGE: The starting salary for this position is \$12.50 per hour*.


*Eligible for hire with the City after 720 hours with Express.