930-021 - SUMMER LABORER (TPT)
|THIS IS A SEASONAL POSITION|
City of Allentown
Class Title: Summer Hire
Pay Rate: $10.00 per hour
Department: Public Works
Bureau: Recycling and Solid Waste/Public Works
This summer hire position involves a wide variety of tasks related to trash, recycling and the cleanliness of the City; including but not limited to working at the yard waste site; performing trash and litter cleanups; collecting tires, shopping carts, TVs and other items as directed by the Supervisor. Exercises some independent judgment with general direction from the Supervisor. Some Saturdays may be required as part of the regular work schedule.
Works under the supervision of the Operations Manager.
Does not exercise supervision over other positions.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
" General work shift is Monday through Friday, 8am to 4:30pm.
" Works at yard waste site to check in residents dropping of yard waste materials.
" Performs cleanups of litter, trash, TVs, tires, illegal dumpsites and public nuisance properties.
" Drives City pick-up truck.
" Performs warehouse functions.
" May collect recyclables items as directed.
" Maintains daily log of work activities.
" Performs other tasks relating to trash and recycling.
" Performs manual labor tasks outdoors in all weather.
" May work at the Recycling Drop-Off Center.
" Provide quality and effective customer service with courtesy and understanding to our customers, citizens and internal departments.
" Performs related work as may be required.
Education and Experience:
(A) Minimum age of 18 years old.
(B) Valid Pennsylvania Class C driver's license.
Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
(A) Ability to work independently with minimal field supervision.
(B) Ability to successfully complete in-service training program and an orientation period.
(C) Ability to speak clearly and intelligently.
(D) Ability to deal effectively and courteously with the public in all situations.
(E) Ability to exercise sound judgment.
(F) Ability to read and write at a high school level (minimum).
(G) Ability to make basic arithmetic computations.
(H) Ability to understand and follow moderately complex oral and written instructions.
(I) Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with superiors and other employees.
Must have a valid Pennsylvania Class C driver's license. Minimum age of 18 years old.
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED
Ability to use broom, shovel, rake hammer, pliers, wrench, screwdriver, paint brush and rollers, floor jack, baler, paper shredder, compacter, litter receptacle banding tool.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is constantly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 70 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.
Formal application, rating of education and experience; oral interview and reference check; job related tests may be required.
The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.
The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.