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Laborer - Class C

Company: City of Florissant
Location: Florissant
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

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Job Type

Full-time

Description

Rate: $18.11 hourly

Full benefits package includes: MO Lagers Pension, medical, dental, life insurance, long-term disability and various voluntary benefit plans

Major Duties and Responsibilities

Performs a variety of routine, semi-skilled tasks in relation to given assignments within a specific Department and/or Division

Performs tasks consisting of manual labor on behalf of the City

* Works in conjunction with, and under the supervision of, the assigned Foreman, and/or Class A or B Laborer overseeing a given task
* Performs all required manual tasks needed to complete work orders
* Maintains understanding and usage of tools and light equipment needed for work assigned

Performs tasks relating to specific Department and/or Division assigned

Street Division, Public Works Department, requirements include, but are not limited to:

* Maintains and repairs City's streets and roadways
* Drives a dump truck with manual transmission
* Responds to emergency call-outs for snow removal
* Enforces all City ordinances related to the Street Division of the Public Works Department

Sanitation and Health Division, Public Works Department, requirements include, but are not limited to:

* Picks up all animals running-at-large, having the potential to be a public nuisance or the potential to endanger the public health, safety and/or welfare
* Advises residents on how best to handle insect problems
* Advises and assist residents in baiting for rodents and resolving rodent problems
* Assists in operation and maintenance of kennel in a safe, clean, and humane environment for all animals under the City's care
* Keeps accurate records on animal adoptions, animal redemption, animals picked-up and disposed of, and animal bite cases
* Maintains familiarity with City Ordinances, policies, and procedures regarding Health Division activities
* Maintains familiarity with Wildlife Codes of Missouri Department of Conservation
* Investigates all trash, debris and weed violations on residential and commercial properties throughout the City
* Issues advisory letters, warning letters and court summons
* Checks to insure that all spay/neuter requirements have been met
* Cuts grass, weeds, brush and trees, when needed
* Cleans up abandoned properties
* Is subject to emergency call-outs as is periodically required
* Is subject to rotation on a monthly call-out of the Health Division
* Performs inter-office and door-to-door deliveries as required

Park Maintenance, Parks & Recreation Department, requirement include, but are not limited to:

* Mows and maintains park and open space areas such as baseball and soccer fields; mows weeds, leans and maintains tennis courts and nets.
* Drags ball fields; lines fields for games.
* Inspects, washes, and performs routine maintenance of park drinking fountains and restrooms.
* Sweeps, washes, paints, and repairs or replaces park tables and slabs.
* Performs minor semi-skilled interior building maintenance such as painting, plumbing, carpentry, and other unskilled and semi-skilled trades work.
* Performs routine maintenance on lawn and power equipment.
* Carries out the seeding, fertilizing, top dressing, soil conditioning, watering of the City's parks and open spaces under supervision of the City Forester.
* Operates tractors, mowers, jack hammers, trucks, buffers, washers, and other listed equipment as needed.
* Performs custodial work such as required and assigned, including: change light bulbs; sweep floors, mop, dump garbage and reline cans with liners; clean and sanitize restrooms and replenish supplies; empty ash cans; clean spills; clean drinking fountains, tables, walls, fixtures, light fixtures, etc.; wash windows, walls, metal and woodwork; clean rain gutters.
* Collects and disposes of solid waste from buildings and grounds; picks up litter from premises.
* Opens and closes, locks and unlocks facilities as needed.
* Assists in setting up and taking down equipment for various park and recreation programs, prepares facilities for park and recreation program use.
* Installs and maintains goal posts and nets for sports facilities, including soccer, volleyball, baseball, softball, tennis and basketball.
* Assists in the construction of new parks facilities, including clearing, grading, drainage, and foundation work.
* Keeps records of work completed.
* Maintain current skills and knowledge in the proper and safe techniques of building and grounds maintenance functions.
* Police Department, requirements include, but are not limited to:
* Performs custodial work such as required and assigned, including: change light bulbs; sweep floors, mop, dump garbage and reline cans with liners; clean and sanitize restrooms and replenish supplies; empty ash cans; clean spills; clean drinking fountains, tables, walls, fixtures, light fixtures, etc.; wash windows, walls, metal and woodwork; clean rain gutters.
* Collects and disposes of solid waste from buildings and grounds; picks up litter from premises.
* Opens and closes, locks and unlocks facilities as needed.
* Assists in setting up and taking down equipment for various programs, prepares facilities for park and recreation program use.
* Performs minor repairs, remodeling, painting, as needed.

Performs other duties as directed

Requirements

Education and Experience

The person in this position must have a high school diploma or its equivalent. Ability to effectively meet and deal with the public; ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing; ability to handle stressful situations is vital for this position.

Licenses and Certifications

A valid driver's license, and the ability to, within six months of hiring, obtain and maintain a Class "B" Commercial Driver's License with endorsement for Passenger/Bus is required for Health Division employees; and endorsement for Air Brakes is required for Parks and Street Division employees.

For Health Division, must obtain and maintain Department of Agriculture Certification as a Public Health Officer.

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Veteran

Keywords: City of Florissant, Florissant , Laborer - Class C, Professions , Florissant, Missouri

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