This is service maintenance work in performing unskilled and semi-skilled manual labor tasks in the construction, maintenance, upkeep and repair of public works projects, public parks grounds, athletic fields and associated right-of-way/public property maintenance duties. Work requires knowledge of work routines and procedures for public works construction projects, landscape maintenance and ability to operate simple machinery and equipment. Contacts require courtesy, tact, and effectiveness in dealing with others to request or provide information, ask questions, or obtain clarification. Work is performed following specific instructions and established routines. Work is performed outdoors where there are some risks and hazards associated with operating machinery near the roadway. Operates machinery and tools such as shovels, picks, sling blades, sledgehammers, axes, trowels, concrete saws, asphalt rollers, mowers, blowers, edgers and tamping devices. Physical demands consist of working in adverse weather conditions, heavy physical exertion, and lifting and moving objects weighing 50 pounds or more. Work is performed under immediate supervision where work assignments are well-detailed and well-prescribed by a superior or covered by established procedures and the worker is not permitted to deviate from established procedures.
Examples of Work:
Performs unskilled and semi-skilled manual labor tasks in the construction, maintenance, upkeep and repair of public works projects, public parks grounds, athletic fields, and associated right-of-way/public property maintenance duties.
Loads and unloads materials from trucks.
Operates mowers, edgers, weed eaters, sprayers, chain saws, concrete saws, pumps, patching machines, tamping devices, and other simple machines and equipment.
Sets up safety equipment and barriers around job sites.
Cleans and stores tools and equipment.
Demonstrates proficiency in the City of Jacksonville Core Competencies.
Performs related work as required.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of work instructions, simple work routines and uncomplicated procedures used in the construction, maintenance, upkeep and repair of public works projects, public parks grounds, athletic fields and related equipment.
Knowledge of tools used in landscaping, maintenance and construction work.
Knowledge of applicable safety rules and regulations.
Ability to operate simple equipment and machines.
Ability to perform heavy manual labor under adverse weather conditions.
Ability to lift and move supplies and materials weighing 50 pounds or more.
Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions, including warning labels and symbols identifying hazardous materials.
Ability to perform manual labor.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
Open Requirements/Supplemental Information:
Must be able to perform manual labor.
Ability to read and write English.
If assigned to Vegetation Management Control Section: must possess a State of Florida Certification for Herbicide Application, and must maintain same during employment in this class.
This is a non-competitive class which does not require an examination for filling vacancies.
In accordance with the City of Jacksonville Ordinance 116.910, effective July 1, 2012, any person who is hired or appointed by the City of Jacksonville and does not reside within Duval County at the time of hire, will have six (6) months to establish permanent residency within the boundaries of Duval County. Failure to establish permanent residency within six (6) months shall constitute resignation from employment. Ef fective July 1, 2012, any person who is hired or appointed by the City of Jacksonville and does reside within Duval County at the time of hire, but subsequently moves his/her permanent residence outside the boundaries of Duval County, shall constitute resignation from employment. ONLINE APPLICATION REQUIRED. Apply at www.coj.net and if claiming veteran’s preference, attach DD-214 (Form 4), by Thursday, February 7, 2013, for consideration. Although you may attach your resume for inclusion with your application, it is important your application provides all the relevant education and experience you possess. Otherwise, your application will be considered incomplete.
City of Jacksonville, FL - 17 months ago