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  • Hourly Maintenance Worker – Streets Streets & Traffic Engineering Division Public Works Department

    Applications will be accepted throughout the season in the event of additional staffing needs Visit http://www.icgov.org/jobs to apply online

    Wage: $11.50 per hour Effective 7/1/2020 – Starting wage will be $13.25 per hour Full-time seasonal daytime hours: Monday – Friday, 7:00am – 3:30pm or variable daytime hours up to 25 hours per week Start & end dates are negotiable

    Assignments vary from March through December Seasonal full time positions are limited to a 5 month duration 

    Job summary: Under immediate supervision, performs a variety of unskilled manual labor tasks and general street maintenance. May operate tools such as a jackhammer, tamper, asphalt rake and shovel. Loads and unloads materials and equipment. May assist in cement and asphalt patching, mudjacking and crack sealing. Cleans equipment, building and grounds. Operates light motorized equipment as necessary. May assist with the installation of street signage or pavement markings. May assist with debris removal from culverts and bridges. May assist with raking and operation of leaf vacuum equipment for removal of leaves for curbside pickup. Conducts self in a manner which promotes and supports diversity and inclusivity in the workplace and community. Performs other related duties as required.

    Minimum qualifications: Requires the knowledge of and ability to use common hand and power tools, familiarity with common construction materials and equipment, the ability to follow oral and written instructions, manual dexterity, mechanical aptitude and the ability to perform heavy outside work. Valid driver’s license with a satisfactory driving record required. Must be 18 years of age per Iowa Code 92.8.

  • Hourly Maintenance Worker – Streets (CDL) Streets & Traffic Engineering Division Public Works Department

    Applications will be accepted throughout the season in the event of additional staffing needs Visit http://www.icgov.org/jobs to apply online

    Wage: $12.00 per hour Effective 7/1/2020 – Starting wage will be $13.75 per hour Full-time seasonal daytime hours: Monday – Friday, 7:00am – 3:30pm or variable daytime hours up to 25 hours per week Start & end dates are negotiable

    Assignments vary from March through December Seasonal full time positions are limited to a 5 month duration 

    Job summary: Under immediate supervision, performs a variety of unskilled manual labor tasks and general street maintenance. May operate tools such as a jackhammer, tamper, asphalt rake and shovel. Loads and unloads materials and equipment. May assist in cement and asphalt patching, mudjacking and crack sealing. Cleans equipment, building and grounds. Operates light motorized equipment as necessary. May assist with the installation of street signage or pavement markings. May assist with debris removal from culverts and bridges. May assist with raking and operation of leaf vacuum equipment for removal of leaves for curbside pickup. Conducts self in a manner which promotes and supports diversity and inclusivity in the workplace and community. Performs other related duties as required.

    Minimum qualifications: Requires the knowledge of and ability to use common hand and power tools, familiarity with common construction materials and equipment, the ability to follow oral and written instructions, manual dexterity, mechanical aptitude and the ability to perform heavy outside work. Valid Iowa Class B commercial driver’s license with airbrakes endorsement with satisfactory driving record required at time of hire. Must maintain a valid CDL as a condition for continued employment. This position is subject to federal drug testing requirements including screening through the FMCSA Clearinghouse. A pre- employment drug screen is required. Must be 18 years of age per Iowa Code 92.8.

    It is the policy of the City of Iowa City to afford equal employment opportunities for all employees and potential City employees. 

    Date posted: February 3, 2020

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