Laborer/Maintenance Helper, City of Owensboro, Owensboro, Ky.

CITY OF OWENSBORO
Seeks qualified applicants for the following Public Works Full-time, Non-civil service positions:

LABORER / MAINTENANCE HELPER — Performs general to skilled labor and maintenance on grounds, equipment, property, facilities and parks, community, and weather-related events. Maintains grounds by mowing and trimming grass, aerating, seeding, fertilizing, tree and limb maintenance and removal, drainage work, applying herbicide as needed, removing trash, mulching, watering, weeding, and plant maintenance. Starting pay $12.51/hr. Provided benefits include but are not limited to; health insurance, group life insurance, and wellness program. Paid time off including; vacation, sick time, and holidays (for eligible employees).

QUALIFICATIONS (Required at time of application): High School diploma or GED, or 3 months experience as Laborer or similar position (preferably in grounds maintenance), or equivalent amount of education/experience accepted. Valid driver’s license required; Valid CDL, Class B or higher required after hire. Kentucky Pesticide License preferred. Education/experience preferred in welding, carpentry, plumbing, equipment operations, tree work, landscaping, grounds maintenance.

ROADWORKER — Performs various construction and road work duties, such as working with asphalt, dirt, concrete; Maintains street and traffic signs, and street striping; Drives/operates various equipment/vehicles; Performs snow and water removal. Starting pay $13.51/hr. Provided benefits include but are not limited to; health insurance, group life insurance, and wellness program. Paid time off including; vacation, sick time, and holidays (for eligible employees).

QUALIFICATIONS (Required at time of application): High school diploma or GED, and 6 months experience in road work, general labor, equipment operator, or similar position. Equivalent amount of education and/or full-time work experience is acceptable. Valid driver’s license required. Valid CDL, Class B or higher, required after hire.

SANITATION DRIVER — Responsible for becoming qualified and operating as part of a crew and/or driving multiple solid-waste collection trucks, dump trucks, or any other equipment associated with the department. Performs preventive maintenance on assigned equipment. Public service-oriented personality a must. Starting pay $15.76/hr. Provided benefits include but are not limited to; health insurance, group life insurance, and wellness program. Paid time off including; vacation, sick time, and holidays (for eligible employees).
QUALIFICATIONS (Required at time of application): High school diploma or GED; Valid driver’s license and valid CDL, Class B or higher, required at time of application. Experience as a CDL driver preferred.

TO APPLY: Applications must be received no later than Friday, August 18, 2017. The City reserves the right to accept applications after deadline, at its discretion. Applications available at http://www.owensboro.org. Click on “Employment Opportunities;” click the position; follow directions on how to apply (in upper right corner, click “Download Application” to complete electronically; Save; click arrow in very upper left corner to go back to previous page; Click “Submit Application;” complete required information; Click Submit; You should get a message confirming if your application was submitted successfully). If you experience difficulty, you may also email your application and any related documentation directly to timmelme@owensboro.org. Applications also available by calling (270) 687-8540; toll-free (888) 616-8540; TDD/Voice (270) 687-4459. If you prefer, you can mail paper applications to Elaine Timmel, City of Owensboro Personnel Dept., PO Box 10003, Owensboro, KY 42302-9003. Resume alone is NOT sufficient. To confirm receipt of your application, please call the above number(s) prior to application deadline.

The City of Owensboro is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. EEO/AA-M/F/V/D ADA accommodations may be requested by calling (270) 687-8542.

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