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Public Works Seasonal Labor- Mowing

City of Neosho
Job Description
CITY OF NEOSHO
 
PUBLIC WORKS SEASONAL LABOR- MOWING
 
DEFINITION
 
The purpose of this position is to provide mowing in the Public Works Dept.
 
 
SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED
 
Receives supervision from the Public Works Supervisor.  Exercises no supervision.
 
 
EXAMPLES OF IMPORTANT RESPONSIBILTIES AND DUTIESImportant responsibilities and duties include, but are not limited to, the following:
 
 
Essential Responsibilities and Duties
 
  1. Maintains streets, catch basins, storm drains, culverts, ditches.
  2. Operates power and hand tools to perform various public works maintenance duties.
  3. Removes trash and debris from ditches, right-of-way, city property and storm drains.
  4. Mows and trims ditches, right-of ways and city property.
  5. Trims trees over sidewalks and streets for pedestrian and vehicle clearance.
  6. Removes spill, debris, and litter from street right-of-ways, street medians, and other areas adjacent to City facilities.
 
Other Important Responsibilities and Duties
 
  1. Maintains city lawns, mows parks and streets, and trims trees.
  2. Inspects equipment.
  3. Performs other duties as assigned.
 
QUALIFICATIONS
 
Ability to:
 
  1. Adjust work schedule for emergency weather conditions.
  2. Perform a variety of semi-skilled maintenance, construction, and repair work in the area of work assigned.
  3. Operate a variety of vehicular and stationary mechanical equipment in a safe and effective manner.
  4. Perform a variety of manual tasks for extended periods of time and in unfavorable weather conditions. 
  5. Perform heavy manual labor.
  6. Understand and follow oral and written instructions.
  7. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  8. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
  9. Follow all safety rules and regulations of the Public Works Department.
  10. Maintain effective audio-visual discrimination and perception needed for:
-     Making observations
-     Communicating with others
-     Traveling to various work locations
-     Operating and maintaining assigned equipment and vehicles
  1. Maintain mental capacity which permits:
-     Making sound decisions and using good judgment
-     Determining and avoiding dangerous situations
  1. Maintain physical condition appropriate to the performance of assigned duties and responsibilities which may include the following:
-     Walking, standing, bending, or crouching for extended periods of time
-     Lifting or moving moderate to heavy weights
-     Working under harsh weather conditions
-     Operating assigned equipment and vehicles
  1. Effectively handle a work environment and work conditions which involve:
-     Exposure to dust and dirt
-     Inclement weather conditions
-     Working closely with others
-     High levels of noise
-     Confined spaces
-     Chemical hazards
 
 
EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING GUIDELINES
 
High School diploma or equivalent.  Driver’s License.
 
 
WORKING CONDITIONS
 
Environmental Conditions
 
Travel from site to site; field environment; exposure to noise, dust, grease, smoke, fumes, gases, odors, and inclement weather conditions; work around heavy construction equipment.
 
 
 
Physical Conditions
 
Essential and other important duties and responsibilities may require maintaining a physical condition necessary for walking, standing, bending, pushing, crawling, crouching, and lifting heavy objects for prolonged periods of time; and the operation of motorized equipment and vehicles.
 
Tools and Equipment
 
Tractors, mowers, and a variety of power and hand tools.
 
Miscellaneous Requirements
 
  1. Must successfully complete pre-employment substance abuse testing.
  2. Will be subject to random substance abuse testing.
  3. Will be subject to background investigation.
 
Open Until Filled
EOE/ADA/Affirmative Action
 
Contact Information