We are looking for 3 qualified applicants.
Successful applicants may be placed on an eligibility list.
Hours of work: 6:30 a.m. - 5 p.m., Mon-Thurs.
Hours of workwhen working snow shiftswill be 3:00p.m. - 3 a.m. or 3 a.m. - 3 p.m. to include weekends and holidays when necessary.
Employeeoperates dump trucks and labors in the daily operation of maintenance crews in the Maintenance Division of Public Works.
Stormwater Division: This position is responsible for drainage way maintenance, culvert installation, storm grate maintenance, street sweeping, and snow and ice control. This position may be called upon to assist with asphalt patching and repair.
Asphalt Division:This position maintains street infrastructure including, but not limited to such programs as snow and ice control operations, asphalt patching, pothole repair, speed hump installation, and bike path and parking lot overlays. This position may be called upon to assist with drainage maintenance, culvert installation and water/sewer breaks.
Ability to pass a pre-employment physical and drug test and random drug and alcohol tests throughout employment.
Good driving record is required.
Demonstrated knowledge and skill to perform as a laborer on the following operations:
pothole patching;major street patching/paving; sweeper operation and support; snow and ice control;drainage operations
Ability to work effectively as a team member
Ability and willingness to perform any and all tasks required to complete work projects, including general laboring
Ability to communicate effectively with other employees and supervisors
Ability to work and be productive without constant supervision
Ability to serve as positive role model to other employees
Ability to maintain a businesslike attitude, placing priority on providing services to Lakewood citizens
Ability to work snowshifts and other emergency situations
Ability to work safely, and set up safe work zones
Skills in the operation of the following hand tools:
Rakes, shovels, picks and various power tools. KSA's and Physical/Mental Reqs
Criminal background check is required.
Post-offer physical exam is required.
May manipulate (push, pull or carry) items weighing in excess of 100 pounds with assistance as described below.Must be able to carry items distances of plus/minus 25 feet.Items to be manipulated include raking and shoveling asphalt, electric tools, rocks/drainage maintenance, pull swing gate, jack hammer (70 and 90 pound weight) and manhole covers.The following are examples of items to be manipulated weighing in excess of 100 pounds where manipulation should only be performed using mechanical or second person lift assistance:jumping jack compactor, boulders, sander plates, full roll petromat, concrete pipe and inlet grates. Must lift items from levels that include:floor level or from below the knee; knee through chest level and above the shoulder level that may weigh in excess of 100 pounds.Items to be lifted may include, but are not limited to, rocks, oil bags, manhole rings, metal and plastic pipe, concrete bags, animal carcasses etc.Items in excess of 100 pounds will be lifted from all levels using mechanical or second person lift assistance.Items to be lifted above shoulder level weighing in excess of 50 pounds, require mechanical or second person assistance.
Language Ability: Good written and verbal communication skills.
Remembering: Must remember repair techniques, CDL inspection requirements, equipment operation, snow routes, street directions and instructions given.
Reasoning: Must make safety related decisions when operating equipment, performing job tasks, setting up traffic control and plowing and sanding streets.
Work is performed out of doors often in extreme weather conditions.
You'll love working for the city that loves you back. All regularfull-time and part-timeemployees enjoy competitive salary and exceptional benefits including:
- Pension ? the city contributes to both a 401(a) and 457 plan on employee's behalf
- Medical Insurance ? 2 health plans with city-paid Health Reimbursement Accounts
- Employee Assistance Program
- Dental Insurance
- Vision Insurance
- Life Insurance
- Disability Plans
- Time-off benefits (vacation and sick time)
- Wellness programs and incentives
- Educational Assistance
- Free access to city recreation centers
- Employee Commuter Programs and Incentives
All regular employees have access to an Employee Assistance Program. Police employees have additional mental health benefits.The City of Lakewood provides bike racks and private showers at City Hall to encourage emission-free commuting and offers a robust wellness program and free membership to City recreation centers.
We emphasize a work-life balance through flexible work schedules, professional training and development, minimal bureaucracy and the satisfaction of helping make Lakewood a great place to work and live. All this results in an overall work experience that inspires quality employees to turn jobs into careers. What's not to love?
- Class "A" License
- Class "B" License
- I don't have a current CDL, I will be able to obtain one in 6 months through the City's training.
- I am a resident of Colorado
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