This is routine work in a variety of environments ranging from manual labor to semi-skilled work.
An employee in one of the above classes could perform manual laboring tasks and may require skill in the use of small hand or power tools or operation of the less complex types of power equipment.
Works as a member of a crew under close supervision or independently under general supervision. Work may require heavy physical exertion and may be performed under adverse weather conditions outdoors.
Spreads and rakes asphalt mix to proper thickness and grade on roadways. Assists in setting and resetting curbs. Loosens and digs out areas with pneumatic tools for roadway repair. Builds wooden forms for concrete. Rough finishes concrete. Applies the proper amount of liquid patch to roadways by operating the controls of liquid patch spreader. Operates slag spreader and spreads slag by hand. Sets up barricades and lights in emergencies. Cuts grass with power mower. Assists skilled workers in a variety of maintenance tasks. Hauls personnel and materials to and from job sites in a pickup or small dump truck. Installs recreation equipment. Cuts grass, rakes leaves, picks up debris, and performs other tasks to assist in the maintenance of parks. Assists in planting trees. Cuts back plants and brush. Performs related work as required.
Ability to read and write.
A minimum of six months of paid experience in general labor work.
IMMEDIATE VACANCIES ARE TEMPORARY OR SEASONAL AND REQUIRE POSSESSION OF A VALID STATE OF OHIO COMMERCIAL DRIVER’S LICENSE (CDL) CLASS B WITHOUT AIR BRAKE RESTRICTION AND A MINIMUM OF ONE YEAR OF PAID EXPERIENCE IN GENERAL LABORING OPERATIONS.
Basic knowledge of hand tools and the standard practices of labor operations.
Ability to understand and follow oral instructions. Ability to perform a variety of manual tasks. Ability to perform heavy manual labor for prolonged periods, often under adverse weather conditions. List of essential job functions available upon request.
Competitive Examination Process:
Candidates will be ranked in a standard manner based on information, records and other data related to the candidate’s ability to perform the duties of the position sought. DRIVER’S LICENSE: Candidates having six or more points on their driving record at the time of certification or at the time of appointment will be disqualified from further consideration.
Residency and Veterans preference points will be awarded in conformance with the Akron City Charter if the candidate achieves a passing score in the competitive process.