Temp/Seasonal Laborer - Cleaner/Event Support

  • City of Asheville
  • Asheville, NC, USA
  • Apr 25, 2018

Job Description

Job Summary The purpose of this position is to perform as a skilled or unskilled laborer on a construction crew, maintenance crew or custodial crew.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Operates power an assortment of tools used in construction and/or maintenance activities.
  • Performs routine preventive maintenance on equipment and fuels vehicles. Inspects equipment daily and reports need for repairs and assists in repair work.
  • Operates equipment to dispense and spread asphalt to patch potholes. Operates tampers, rollers and pavers in maintenance and construction of streets. Prepares road and ditch surfaces for repair; shovels and tamps tar and asphalt to patch and repair streets.
  • Locates, unearths, repairs, rebuilds or replaces water mains and meters, valves, and valve boxes. Opens and flushes hydrants.
  • Participates in building curbs, gutters, catch basins and manholes; pours and forms concrete.
  • Assists in laying pipe by operating power saws and cleaning pipe of debris and excess dirt.
  • Operates lawn mowers and string trimmers to cut and trim lawns and other grassed areas; pulls weeds from flower beds and other landscaped areas; and, sprays herbicides and pesticides. Mows and drags athletic fields and applies lime to mark boundaries.
  • Provides routine custodial services.
  • Assembles and erects playground equipment. Maintains soccer field and City pool.
  • Positions signs, marking cones and flags to identify work areas.
  • Operates and/or trains use of heavy motorized equipment, including bulldozers, compactors, front end loaders, graders, motorized pans, farm tractors, track backhoes and packers.
  • Picks up debris and refuse.
  • Loads and unloads material on and off of trucks.
  • Maintains activity logs.
  • Provides event support setting up tables, chairs and/or tents.
  • Provides weather related maintenance.
Supplemental Functions:
  • Performs other similar duties as required.

Required Education & Experience Education/Experience:
  • Work requires the ability to read and understand written instructions, to understand simple processes and the routine operation of machines; level of knowledge is equivalent to less than high school or equivalency; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.
Licensing and Certifications:
  • Valid Driver's License 

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Working Conditions  
• Skilled in providing excellent customer service.
• Attention to detail while performing daily custodial duties such as picking up refuse and cleaning restrooms.
• Ability to lift 50lbs repeatedly while providing event support including setting up tables, chairs, tents and electrical boxes.
• Capable of working outside in all types of weather for prolonged periods of time and in unpleasant conditions.
• Basic knowledge of record keeping and daily activity logs.
• Ability to communicate effectively in writing and verbally.
• Suited to working independently and with limited supervision.
• Knowledgeable in the use of basic hand tools and small power tools.