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13-0084 Temporary Utility Worker
13-0084 TEMPORARY UTILITY WORKER, PUBLIC WORKS & NATURAL RESOURCES, OPERATIONS & MAINTENANCE. TEMPORARY POSITION FOR APPROXIMATELY 6 MONTHS DURATION. M–F, 7 AM-3:30 PM OR 7:30 AM–4:30 PM. HIRING RANGE: $14.57-$17.48/HR DOQ.
DEFINITION:  Under the supervision of a Utilities/Streets Operations & Maintenance Supervisor, perform a variety of unskilled and semi-skilled labor duties in the operation and maintenance of the City's utility and streets infrastructure.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES: Work primarily involves assisting in the maintenance and repair of the water distribution and wastewater collections system; clean wastewater lines, service fire hydrants, repair leaks or other components. In addition, must work independently to perform cleaning and maintenance on irrigation and drainage ditches and deliver water, must assist other employees in duties involving skilled and semi-skilled labor. Operate power and hand tools, such as saws, compactors, etc. Operate City vehicles; maintain and clean City owned tools and equipment. Perform preventative maintenance and minor repair on small equipment including oil changes, washing and cleaning of vehicles, maintaining fluid levels, changing of filters, fueling, etc. Perform building maintenance such as minor repair/maintenance work, painting, janitorial duties, etc; perform routine painting and carpentry duties; perform standard recordkeeping; pick up litter and other refuse from City grounds; perform standard gardening duties such as weeding, mowing, and edging. Pick-up and deliver parts, materials and equipment to work locations. Assist with setting up and tearing down of traffic control devices. Act as a flagger in work zones. Respond to service calls, including emergency “on-call” shifts, with an ability to respond to a site within the established timeframe. Operate sanding and anti-ice trucks while performing snow and ice removal. Perform streets repair work such as paving, patching and concrete work.

WORKING ENVIRONMENT:  Ability to work outside in all weather conditions and in confined spaces. Ability to lift heavy objects over 50 pounds. Ability to perform strenuous physical labor. Work requires bending, stooping, climbing, crawling, carrying, walking and standing that may be required for significant periods of time.

QUALIFICATIONS: Completion of formal or informal education sufficient to assure the ability to read and write at the level required for successful job performance.  Must be age 18 or over prior to appointment.

LICENSE OR CERTIFICATE: Possession of a valid Colorado Driver's License required. Class “B” Colorado CDL with “N” Tanker endorsement is preferred. Copy of current driving record must be submitted with application. Selection process will include complete job description review, personal interview, criminal background check and substance screening.

DEADLINE: CITY APPLICATION (required) must be received by the Human Resources Division, 350 Kimbark Street, Longmont, CO 80501. OPEN UNTIL FILLED. An on-line application process is available for this position on our website at www.ci.longmont.co.us. For more information call (303) 651-8609.