POSITION: Utility Worker I
City of Myrtle Creek
Supervisor: Public Works Foreman
CLOSING DATE: May 12, 2017 5PM
SALARY: $ 2,384 – 3,176 per month DOQ, plus benefits.
BENEFITS: Medical, Dental, Life Insurance, retirement, holidays, sick leave and vacation.
Perform a variety of semi-skilled and skilled tasks in relation to installation, repair, and maintenance of streets, water and sewer systems, equipment operation and maintenance and other public works. Work as a crew member under frequent supervision.
The Utility Worker I must have a high school diploma or the equivalent GED. Background in construction, street, sewer and/or water maintenance preferred.
SPECIFIC JOB SKILLS:
Perform heavy manual labor digging ditches, cutting brush and trees, removing obstacles and debris from roadways and adjacent areas, loading and unloading materials of all kinds. Perform manual labor connected with maintaining streets, including the use of cold and hot mix asphalt. Assist in preparing grade and setting forms for concrete work. Participate in the repair and maintenance of public works equipment. Operate a variety of power and hand tools, including jackhammers, cement saws, and other equipment associated with construction and maintenance. Maintain and operate dry system fire extinguishing facilities.
NECESSARY LICENSES/CERTIFICATES REQUIRED:
Possession of or the ability to secure, within 12 months, a valid Oregon Driver’s license with CDL Class A endorsement.
Employment is contingent upon a successful drug screen, driver’s license check and criminal history check. Written skills test will be administered.