Maintenance Worker I
City of Brownsville - Brownsville, TX

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GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF CLASS: The purpose of the class is to assist in the maintenance of City facilities. The class is responsible for maintenance of streets and roads, grounds, water and sewer facilities, and related maintenance tasks. The class works according to set procedures under direct supervision.ESSENTIAL TASKS: Inspects and maintains streets and roadways, by repairing, cleaning painting, installing/ repairing signs, repairing cave-ins and drains, and other related maintenance tasks.Performs routine landscaping maintenance such as trimming trees, hedges, bushes and mowing lawns.Operates a variety of powered and hand operated machinery and equipment to facilitate maintenance and repair of public facilities.Performs related tasks as necessary.INVOLVEMENT WITH DATA, PEOPLE AND THINGS DATA INVOLVEMENT: Requires comparing or inspecting items against a standard.PEOPLE INVOLVEMENT: Requires serving others such as customers; attends to their requests and exchanging information with them.INVOLVEMENT WITH THINGS: Requires handling or using machines, tools or equipment that require brief instruction or experience such as hand and power tools, weed eaters, hedgers, augers, edgers, and all types of mowing equipment, changing tires and batteries, and operating battery charger.COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS REASONING REQUIREMENTS: Requires performing routine work using common sense.MATHEMATICAL REQUIREMENTS: Requires comprehending basic addition and subtraction, such as measuring.LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS: Requires comprehending simple signs, labels, symbols; understanding routine lists of instructions when explained; little or no reading or writing required by the job; basic speaking skills not necessarily including complete sentences.MENTAL REQUIREMENTS: Requires simple, repetitive, manual and operating tasks involving a few definite procedures; requires minor short term planning and attention for accurate results.JUDGMENTS AND DECISIONS JUDGMENTS AND DECISIONS: Requires very few decisions, affecting only the individual; works in a very stable environment with clear and uncomplicated written/ oral instructions.VOCATIONAL/EDUCATIONAL AND EXPERIENCE PREPARATION VOCATIONAL/ EDUCATIONAL PREPARATION: Requires instruction that is sufficient for satisfactory job performance.SPECIAL CERTIFICATIONS AND LICENSES: Valid Texas Drivers License.EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: Requires a short demonstration up to and including one month.AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT REQUIREMENTS PHYSICAL DEXTERITY REQUIREMENTS: Requires medium to heavy work that involves walking or standing virtually all of the time, exerting between 50 and 100 pounds of force on a recurring basis, considerable skill, adeptness and speed in the use of the fingers, hands or limbs in tasks involving close tolerances or limits of accuracy.ENVIRONMENTAL HAZARDS: The job may risk exposure to bright/ dim light, dusts and pollen, extreme heat and/ or cold, wet or humid conditions, extreme noise levels, fumes and/ or noxious odors, traffic and moving machinery.SENSORY REQUIREMENTS: The job requires normal visual acuity, and field of vision, hearing, and speaking.ADA COMPLIANCE The City of Brownsville is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ADA requires the City to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities.

Prospective and current employees are invited to discuss accommodations.BENEFITS: The City of Brownsville offers benefits including a retirement system, sick and annual leave, and health and life insurance.This class specification should not be interpreted as all-inclusive. It is intended to identify the essential functions and requirements of this job. The incumbents may be requested to perform job related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this specification. This job description is subject to change in response to funding variables, emerging technologies, improved operating procedures, productivity factors, and unforeseen events.

This updated job description supersedes prior descriptions for the same position. Management reserves the right to add or change duties at any time. This position is contingent upon continued availability of funds. HOW TO APPLY: Application and resume may be submitted online at Equal Opportunity, Reasonable Accommodation Employer If you need an accommodation, please call (956) 548-6037 or (TDD) 1-800-RELAY TX Email:

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