566-011 - MAINT WORKER 1 (PT)
|City of Allentown|
Class Title: Maintenance Worker I – Part Time
Grade Number: 6M
Department: Bureau of Recycling and Solid Waste/Public Works
This part-time 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; graffiti abatement; collecting tires, shopping carts, dead animals, TV’s and other items as directed. May work with litter receptacle crews to empty and maintain. Within general guidelines and procedures, exercises independent judgment with general direction and supervision. Saturday and some night work is required as part of the regular work schedule. Manual labor performed outdoors in all weather.
Works under the supervision of the Operations Manager.
Does not exercise supervision over other positions.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
· Works on Saturdays at yard waste sites as part of the regular schedule.
· Performs graffiti removal.
· Drives City pick up truck, other vehicles and utilizes equipment.
· Collects recyclables appliances and large metal items set out for curbside collection.
· Picks up dead animals, tires, trash and recyclables.
· Performs warehouse functions.
· Educates citizens on proper recycling and trash procedures and litter prevention.
· Maintains accurate records of all work activities.
· Performs cleanups of litter, trash, illegal dumpsites and public nuisance properties.
· Performs tasks relating to trash and recycling.
· Performs manual labor tasks outdoors in all weather.
· Performs snow removal as needed.
· Works 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.
DESIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Education and Experience:
(A) Completion of a standard high school course or GED.
(B) Some successful public contact experience.
(C) Proven ability to work independently.
(D) Valid Pennsylvania driver’s license.
(E) Equivalent combination of related education and experience.
Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
(A) Knowledge of solid waste and recycling practices and principles.
(B) Ability to work with minimal field supervision and make decisions based on conditions encountered in the field
(C) Ability to successfully complete in-service training program and an orientation period.
(D) Ability to learn to assist in maintaining small engines and equipment.
(E) Ability to perform minor preventative maintenance to vehicles and equipment.
(F) Ability to speak clearly and intelligently.
(G) Ability to deal effectively and courteously with the public in all situations.
(H) Ability to exercise sound judgment.
(I) Ability to read and write at a high school level (minimum).
(J) Ability to make basic arithmetic computations.
(K) Ability to understand and follow moderately complex oral and written instructions.
(L) Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with superiors and other employees.
Valid Pennsylvania driver’s license.
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED
Requires intensive daily use of broom, shovel, rake hammer, pliers, wrench, screwdriver, drill, compressor, generator, pressure washer, paint brush and rollers, floor jack, bailer, compacter, band tightener, snow plow.
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.