Utility Worker $40503 per year

Description

The entry-level Utility Worker performs a variety of semi-skilled and skilled tasks with equipment and performs general labor in the support of a wide range of public works operations to maintain infrastructure such as streets, sidewalks water, sanitary sewer, and storm drainage systems and services such as yard waste collection and forestry.

WHY WORK FOR US?

  • Uniforms provided
  • Safe work environment
  • Friendly coworkers
  • Monday through Friday schedule-07:00 am-03:30pm

EXCELLENT BENEFITS:

  • Future retirement income based upon a Defined Contribution Plan- The current City contribution is 13.5% of wages, the required employee contribution is 4% of wages
  • Health Insurance Plan- The employee contribution is 10% of the state hard cap. The City funds a Health Reimbursement Account (HRA) to pay for medical expenses
  • Retiree Health Savings Program (RHSP)- The City contribution is 1.5% of wages, the required employee contribution is 1.5% of wages
  • Paid time off for vacation, personal, sick, and holidays
  • Refer to the benefits tab for more information!

STARTING PAY: $40,503 annually

  • Pay increase upon successful completion of a 6-month probationary period

Essential Job Functions

  • Operates trucks of various sizes and weight in the loading, hauling and unloading of various equipment, materials, and supplies
  • Performs manual labor related to maintaining street and water, sewer and storm sewer utility systems
  • Performs yard waste pickup service
  • Makes repairs to streets and sidewalks pertaining to asphalt patching, crack sealing and concrete work
  • Operates small power and hand tools
  • Plow streets and sidewalks during winter months
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Director or designee

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Graduation from high school or GED equivalent
  • Experience involving the use of medium and heavy equipment
  • Working knowledge of the hazards and safety precautions common to equipment operations
  • Ability to understand and follow oral or written instructions
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing
  • Ability to perform manual labor tasks and drive and operate equipment under varying weather conditions
  • Ability to work from construction specifications or blueprints
  • Valid State operators and CDL A license with an N (tanker) endorsement, or the ability to obtain one during the probation period.
  • Ability to perform safety-sensitive position subject to the Department of Transportation (DOT) random drug & alcohol testing program

Supplemental information

The City of East Grand Rapids is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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