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Employment Opportunities

Laborer Water Reclamation Plant

  • Type:Part Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$12.00 - $16.00/hr
  • Posted Date:05/30/2019

Water Reclamation Plant/Public Works Department
Part-time Regular Position

Posted: May 30, 2019

Essential Duties: This is a part-time laborer position in the Water Reclamation Plant of the Provo City Public Works Department. The individual hired for this position will be required to perform general maintenance duties as follows: pick up debris and litter; empty various containers; haul refuse and debris; remove snow and paint equipment; perform maintenance at remote pump stations; operate forklift, trucks, electric/gas carts, mowers, weed whips, chemical sprayers, pressure washers, lawn edgers, blowers, and backhoes; maneuver and back trailers; perform minor landscaping duties such as weed control, cutting grass, trimming trees and shrubs, spraying herbicides and pesticides, adjusting and repairing irrigation system, cultivating planter areas, and maintaining plant site, tools and equipment. Will also assist in cleaning and maintaining tanks, buildings, equipment, electrical and control panels; perform general janitorial duties; assist other crew members as needed/directed; and perform other related duties as required.

Minimum Requirements: Any training or experience which would demonstrate the ability to perform the work. Applicant must have the following: physical strength and agility enough to perform the work, ability to work independently with minimum supervision, follow directions and communicate effectively both orally and in writing and with the public in a courteous manner, the ability to repair and maintain small engines and equipment, and a knowledge of the safe use of hand tools and equipment required by the position. Applicant must be 18 years of age at time of appointment.

License: Valid, lawful driver's license is required at time of appointment. Applicant will be disqualified from driving for the City on the basis of an unacceptable driving record as reflected by the State Department of Motor Vehicles. Preference will be given to individuals who possess a Class A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL).

Wage: $12.00 - $16.00 per hour, depending upon skill level and experience. Payment will be made by direct deposit.

Hours: Approximately 25-40 hours per week; Monday through Thursday 6:00 AM to 4:30 PM. Schedule can be flexible depending on department need and required supervision.

Pre-employment Testing: Prior to appointment, applicant will be required to successfully pass a drug screening and background investigation. Individuals with unsatisfactory drug screening results will be ineligible for appointment or application to any Provo City position for a minimum period of six (6) months.

Physical/Environmental Factors: This work requires strenuous physical labor; walking; bending; reaching; lifting (up to 80 lbs.); climbing ladders and stairs; working in tight quarters; physical work with hands; and exposure to adverse weather conditions and some pesticides/herbicides. Also includes exposure to hazardous conditions such as open and aerated tanks, high places, odors, and dangerous gases.

Screening: Based on meeting the minimum requirements and job-related knowledge, experience, education, and/or training. Selection may be based largely upon an oral interview. Criminal background checks are conducted on all City positions. Non-disclosure may result in dismissal.

To Apply: Apply online at www.provocity.jobs or at the Provo City Division of Human Resources located at 351 West Center, Provo, UT.

Closing Date: *Open until filled.

*Applications of those individuals not appointed to the current opening or not making the above deadline will remain on file for 60 days. These applicants will be eligible for consideration for appointment to openings in the above position occurring within the 60 days.

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