Employment Opportunities

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Position Opening

 Accepting applications through February, 28th 2020.  Applicants are encouraged to submit a resume along with the application stating prior maintenance experience.  


 

TOWN OF PIERCE

  

Job Title:    Public Works Technician II   Date: February 3, 2020 

Department:   Public Works Hours/Year:  20 hour week / 12 month 

Reports To:    Public Works Director  Pay Range: Starting pay $15.00 hour /$15,600 year 

Supervises:  No supervisory duties  Benefits: Full benefits

   

  

 
 

SUMMARY

This position performs a variety of routine and basic municipal property maintenance and repair tasks. Must be available for on call duties as necessary.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES The list below is intended to be generally illustrative of the responsibilities of the position and not all encompassing. The Town of Pierce retains the right to modify or change the essential duties and responsibilities of the job at any time.

Receives verbal instructions or written work orders from the Public Works Director.

Records monthly water meter readings in logbook or on computer equipment. 

Operates equipment to maintain and repair Town properties, and to assist with the maintenance and repair of Town streets and utility systems. Includes power tools and various motorized equipment.

Performs routine care, maintenance and repairs to Town property, including but not limited to mowing, trimming and spraying, operation of snow removal equipment on sidewalks and driveways, painting, cleaning, installation and/or replacement of building fixtures. 

May assist with street and sidewalk maintenance and repair including removal and/or replacement of traffic signs, hot patch materials and concrete on streets, repair/replacement of sidewalk concrete and other general roadway maintenance duties.

May be called upon to assist other Public Works personnel with the maintenance of storm, water and sewer systems, including the repair of broken lines and the replacement of worn or damaged parts.

May be called to assist with after hours and on-call duties under the direction of the Public Works Director, including, but not limited to snow removal, water and waste water emergencies, etc.

QUALIFICATIONS

· Must be at least 18 years of age.

· Ability to communicate courteously and effectively with Town employees, elected/appointed officials and the general public, and to give clear and precise verbal and/or written responses to inquiries or requests for information.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED

· Must possess a valid Colorado Driver’s License, have a satisfactory driving record, be insurable, and be able to safely operate Town vehicles.

· Must pass a background check and satisfactorily complete pre-employment drug & alcohol testing. 

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

  • High School      diploma or general education degree (GED) certificate; or one to three      months of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of      education and experience. 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES

To carry out this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required:

· Ability to read, write and comprehend simple instructions, prepare brief written correspondence.

· Ability to effectively communicate information to Town employees, elected/appointed officials, and the general public. 

· Ability to read and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide 10’s, 100’s and 1,000’s. 

· Skills necessary to work efficiently, effectively and responsibly with Town employees, elected/appointed officials, and the general public.

· Ability to quickly develop a basic knowledge and understanding of Town functions and liabilities.

· Self-motivated, takes initiative, self-governing.

REASONING ABILITY

  • Ability to      apply common sense understanding and rational judgement to carry out multiple      step instructions.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While      performing the duties and responsibilities of this position, the employee      is regularly required to stand, walk, climb, balance, kneel, crouch, use      hands and fingers to handle or feel objects, tools and/or controls, reach      with hands and arms, talk and hear, taste or smell. 
  • The employee      must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or      move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.
  • Specific      vision abilities required on the job include close vision, distance      vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception. 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job.

  • While      performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to      moving parts, outside weather conditions, and risk of electrical shock.
  • The employee      is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and vibrations.
  • The employee      is occasionally exposed to height, precarious places, fumes or airborne particles,      toxic or caustic chemicals, extreme heat and cold, and animals at large.