JOB POSTING- PART-TIME UTILITY ASSISTANT
The Town of Churubusco is currently accepting applications for a part-time, non-exempt Utility Assistant, primarily employed within the street & water departments. Applications and a complete job description can be obtained and returned to the Churubusco Government Center, 530 S. Main St., Churubusco, Indiana. Applications will be accepted until 4:30 p.m. on April 16, 2017.
The following essential job functions comprise a summary of job duties, requirements, and responsibilities contained in the job description prepared for this position. The job description will serve as the primary document in the selection and hiring process, and constitutes the context for incumbent job performance and evaluation. To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed in this document are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Ideal candidate shall have strong landscaping skills pertaining planting and care of trees, shrubs, and flowers, grounds and buildings. Strong construction skills are needed for the installing / building retaining walls, walks, and pathways that also involves construction, remodeling, and repairs of buildings and roofs.
• Maintains cleanliness and appearance of Town owned grounds, buildings, and right-of-ways, including picking up litter, emptying trash containers, cleaning/sanitizing restrooms & meeting facilities, mowing/trimming grass, spraying pesticides, pruning trees and shrubs, removing fallen tree limbs, shoveling/sweeping/blowing snow, spreading salt on walkways, pulling weeds, and watering plants.
• Assists in maintaining buildings/facilities and related equipment, including tractor and hand tools.
• Assists in performing preventive maintenance and minor repairs on department equipment, such as mowers, tractors, including washing/waxing/cleaning vehicles, checking/maintaining fluid levels, changing tires, replacing parts, sharpening blades, and lubricating.
• Assists in maintaining buildings/facilities and related equipment, including painting/patching walls, caulking windows, unclogging toilets, changing light bulbs, repairing furniture and signs, assists with hanging of seasonal lights.
• Other duties as assigned
High school diploma or GED preferred. Education and/or experience in building, grounds and/or equipment maintenance preferred, ability to properly operate various hand and power tools, such as hammers, screw drivers, wrenches, power saws, grinder, and sander, knowledge of grounds maintenance and ability to properly operate various related tools and equipment, such as post hole digger, pruner, shovel, rake, brush chipper, bush hog, riding and power mowers, hedge trimmers, grader, chain saw and tractor, able to physically perform the essential duties of the position, including exerting sustained physical effort, bending, reaching, crouching/kneeling, standing/walking for long periods, sitting for long periods, climbing ladders, pushing/pulling/lifting/carrying objects weighing more than 50 pounds, handling/ grasping /fingering objects, hearing sounds/communication, close and far vision, able to understand and follow oral and written instructions, able to work with others in a team environment, able to effectively communicate with co-workers and citizens, including being sensitive to professional ethics, gender, cultural diversities and disabilities.
MUST HAVE THE ABILITY TO OCCASSIONALLY WORK EXTENDED, EVENING, AND/OR WEEKEND HOURS AS NEEDED.
MUST COMPLY WITH ALL EMPLOYER AND DEPARTMENT POLICIES AND WORK RULES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ATTENDANCE, SAFETY, PERSONAL CONDUCT, AND DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE.
LICENSE / CERTIFICATION NEEDED:
Possession of a current valid Indiana driver’s license and demonstrated safe driving record with ability to be insured at a reasonable cost required. Must be at least 18 years of age. Must pass a pre-employment drug and or alcohol test, and adhere to policy. Must pass a criminal background check.
The Town of Churubusco is an Equal Opportunity Employer and adheres to the
Americans with Disabilities Act.