INFRASTRUCTURE MAINTENANCE WORKER/DRIVER
- Over a month ago
The beautiful tree-lined City of New Carrollton is a residential community located in suburban Prince George's County, approximately eight miles from Washington, D.C. New Carrollton has a diverse population of over 13,000 residents.
The City of New Carrollton is looking for a full-time Infrastructure Maintenance Worker/Driver with a valid Class B Commercial Driver's License to join our Public Works Department. This position works under the direct supervision of the Infrastructure Maintenance Supervisor. Work assignments for this position are performed primarily outdoors with exposure to loud noise, moving machinery, dirt, dust, debris, chemicals, and foul odors.
The ideal candidate must have a minimum of (2) two years of progressive experience in municipal maintenance and repair, or a closely related field. One (1) year of experience operating heavy equipment such as a dump truck, loader and/or a backhoe is required. Must have a clean driving record for a minimum of (12) consecutive months. Bilingual in Spanish and English is a plus. Hourly rate starts at $18.39; however, pay commensurate with experience.
Assists with the maintenance of the City's infrastructure by installing down spout systems and signs, laying concrete, applying asphalt and repairing conduit systems; sets forms for inlets, cleans gutters, culverts and other drainage structures.
Drives or operates heavy equipment under the direct supervision of the Maintenance Supervisor.
Paints and conducts minor repairs in City facilities.
Assists with tree stump removal throughout the City's green areas.
Cleans and maintains Public Works Facilities and Public Works Yard as needed.
Removes damaged and outdated fencing from the City's ball fields.
Substitutes as a Sanitation Driver when needed.
Practices safe and efficient work ethics; wears safety vest, gloves and glasses when exiting the vehicle.
Assist other departments when needed.
Performs related work as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIREMENTS
Knowledgeable of necessary safety measures to use when working with heavy equipment; ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with city officials, employees, property owners, residents and the general public; ability to perform strenuous tasks for extended periods of time in various types of weather, and lift up to (50) fifty pounds on a regular basis 100 pounds on an occasional basis.
High school diploma or GED equivalent required. Two years of experience in municipal maintenance and repair or closely related experience. Any satisfactory combination of experience, education, and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities may be deemed acceptable.
The City of New Carrollton is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the American with Disabilities Act, the City will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.
City of New Carrollton
AddressNew Carrollton, MD
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