Syracuse City
  • 22-Jun-2017 to 01-Aug-2017 (MST)
  • Syracuse, UT, USA
  • Seasonal

Job Title: Environmental Maintenance Worker
Department: Public Works
Reports To: Environmental Superintendent
Status: Full Time, Seasonal, Non-Exempt (Hourly)
Wage: $10.00 per hour
Close Date: Open until filled
Hours: 40 hours/week, schedule determined by superintendent

Position Summary:
Perform a variety of entry-level semi-skilled duties related to the construction, installation, maintenance, upkeep, and repair of sewer, storm-drain, and land-drain collection and conveyance systems. Essential duties and responsibilities include: Perform installation or repair of sewer and land drain service connections; Inspect, repair, and replace manholes, pipes, concrete collars, and plugged ditches and culverts; Inspect and maintain detention basin structures; Tear out and repair street when locating and uncovering broken lines; Assist in placement of pipe; Flag on-coming vehicles to protect the public and workers; Work independently or with a crew of two (2) or more; Respond to emergencies as needed, even on weekends, holidays and after-hours; Maintain a productive working environment which includes, but not limited to, a spirit of cooperation with co-workers, peers, and the public; Assist with other public works functions, such as street and water maintenance; Perform additional duties as assigned by the Environmental Superintendent.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of: Safety practices and standard operating practices; Machines and tools, including their uses, repair, and maintenance.
  • Skilled in: Handling multiple projects with interruptions; Prioritizing and organizing workload to meet  deadlines; Watching indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.
  • Ability to: Receive and follow verbal and written instruction; Work a rotating on-call schedule in addition to the regular work schedule; Respond to emergency situations and handle them properly.  

Physical Demands:
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 of this position.

While performing the duties of this job the employee is frequently required to lift 25-50 pounds. The employee is also required to be able to coordinate two or more limbs while sitting, standing, or lying down.

Work Environment:
The noise level of the maintenance equipment is generally loud noise or very loud noise.

Work is performed primarily in outdoor settings and in all weather conditions. Employee is exposed to hazards associated with sewer, storm drain, and land drain maintenance including untreated effluent, smoke, noxious odors, fumes, chemicals, liquid chemicals, solvents, and oils.

The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and in high, precarious places and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be 18+ years of age
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Valid Class 'D' Utah Driver's License

Application Instructions:
Qualified applicants must complete a Syracuse City employment application online at https://syracuseut.applicantpro.com/jobs/.  If you do not have access to a computer, you may come to the Syracuse City Hall Administration building located at 1979 W 1900 S, Syracuse, UT 84075 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Applicants needing further information regarding the position or needing assistance due to a disability should contact Shauna Greer, at sgreer@syracuseut.com.

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