City of Fort Wayne

Seasonal/Temporary-Water Maintenance

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Job Code: 2022171
Posted On: Thursday, 19th May 2022
Category: Seasonal
Department: Water Maintenance & Service
Shift: 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., may vary
Location: Fort Wayne, IN
200 E. Berry Street
Pay Rate: $16.00 per hour

Job Description:

SUMMARY

Working under the general direction of the Construction Supervisor, incumbent performs unskilled labor as required to which employee is assigned, using hand and power tools in handling materials in a variety of Construction and restoration projects. The incumbent is expected to exercise good judgment, independence, initiative, and professional expertise in conducting day-to-day operations. All work duties and activities must be performed in accordance with City and department policies and procedures as well as federal, state, and local regulations.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Digs and backfills excavations;
  • Breaks pavement using the proper tools, dismantles equipment and structures;
  • Assists in repairing roadways, sidewalks, and curbs;
  • Performs general maintenance work in and about departmental headquarters;
  • Performs restorations of park strip cuts;
  • Cleaning, prepping, and painting fire hydrants;
  • Performs as a Laborer with construction crews;
  • Performs as a helper with Hydrant Techs;
  • Performs as a helper with our warehouse staff;
  • Pull, drive, park, and back up a trailer hooked to a vehicle;
  • Flagging at a construction site;
  • Hangs tags on customers residences;
  • Other duties as directed.

MARGINAL FUNCTIONS

  • Maintains equipment, tools and work areas in a clean and orderly condition;
  • Performs duties in accordance with the Utility's safety rules and operating regulations and practices;
  • Reports irregularities and abnormal conditions;
  • Assists employees of equal or higher classification;
  • Performs similar or less skilled work.

PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS

The incumbent is responsible to manage their performance in accordance with this job description and the performance expectations provided to them by management. If at any time the incumbent is unsure of their role or specific responsibilities, it is the incumbent’s responsibility to refer to their job description and ask for clarification from their supervisor. Management will work with the incumbent, as needed, to ensure performance expectations are clearly communicated and performance goals are achieved.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

QUALIFICATIONS

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

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • Education equivalent to four years of high school;
  • Ability to read, write, spell and follow instructions;
  • Ability to understand work processes, methods and use of equipment and machinery;
  • Ability to pass post-offer agility test for this position.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

Valid Indiana Driver's License

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 of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit. The employee frequently is required to talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Physical effort is exerted regularly for sustained periods and strain may be intense for frequent or moderate duration. The work involves moderate lifting pushing, and bending. The assigned duties requires bending, twisting, climbing, and lifting up to 50 pounds on a regular basis.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing 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 of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid

conditions, moving mechanical parts, outside weather conditions, and vibration. The noise level in

the work environment is usually moderate. The incumbent must have the ability to work under

adverse conditions including extremes of temperature, humidity, precipitation and dust. Exposure to dust and extreme temperature or severe outdoor weather conditions occur.

Apply Online

All applications for currently posted positions will be submitted on line at www.cityoffortwayne.org. Applicants must be 18 years of age or older. Reasonable accommodations for persons with a known disabling condition will be considered in accordance with State and Federal Law.

(Those individuals who accept employment with the City and live outside one of the six contiguous Indiana counties that border Allen County (DeKalb, Whitley, Noble, Huntington, Wells, and Adams) will have six (6) months from their start date to become residents of either Allen County or one of the six counties listed above. Policy and Procedure Number 204 Page: 1 of 1).

Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to age, race, color, religion, sex, disability, veteran's status, national origin, or sexual orientation. Reasonable accommodations for persons with a known disabling condition will be considered in accordance with State and Federal Law.

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