Job Posting: Property Maintenance Laborer

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Department: Engineering Department

Job Title: Property Maintenance Laborer

Date Requested: June 29, 2018

Date needed: ASAP

Salary: $34,000 – $36,000 annually – full time position

  • Job Requirements

    • Must have a current valid Indiana driver’s license
    • Must be insurable
    • Ability to legally operate a motor vehicle
    • Ability to operate medium-duty equipment, pick-up truck, tractor and maintenance equipment
    • Ability to supervise and coordinate small work crew
    • Ability to use a variety of hand and power tools
    • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions
    • Ability to lift and carry 50 pounds
    • Ability to load and unload trucks by hand
    • Ability to climb steps and ladders
    • Ability to work on scaffolding
    • Ability to be exposed and work in all weather conditions
    • Knowledge of general maintenance and lawn maintenance procedures
    • Basic knowledge of plants and flowers
    • Ability to perform work in abnormal sitting, standing, kneeling, crouching or laying positions
    • Knowledge of city departments and their locations
    • Knowledge of City of Hammond streets

  • Job Duties

    • Maintenance of City of Hammond Redevelopment owned lots
    • Drives medium duty equipment, dump trucks, pick-up trucks, tractors to/from locations while completing various job tasks
    • Drives truck to transport materials, tools and workers to designated job sites, sometimes acting as work leader
    • Cuts grass with powered hand mower and tractor mower, cuts weeds with whip, trims shrubs and trees with pruning shears and chain saws, uses leaf blower and edger
    • Waters grass when needed
    • Works with tree and stump crew in removal of trees, stumps and debris
    • Raking, cleaning, or sweeping litter using spiked stick, broom or grabber
    • Performs minor maintenance on equipment
    • Delivers City department mail and materials from City Hall to/from other municipal buildings on a daily basis
    • Assists with special assignments and couriering as needed
    • Deals tactfully with city staff and citizens while performing duties
    • Cleans floors, washes walls, and performs other related janitorial duties
    • Shovels snow from around municipal buildings and other areas
    • Helps supervise summer or additional help when necessary
    • Communicates effectively using proper English
    • Must be available for special assignments from time to time
    • Performs other duties as requested

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Position will be posted internally from June 29, 2018 thru July 6, 2018. If the position is not filled internally, it will be held open for external applications an additional ten (10) days. The position will remain posted until filled or no more than 10 days.

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