Monday , January 30 2023

City of Laredo Jobs Opening For Laborer

Website City of Laredo

Job Description:

Performs routine manual labor involved in the maintenance of the City creeks, street paving and street maintenance activities; ensures that traffic is efficiently and safely directed to the unloading areas and that debris is placed in accordance with local, state and federal regulations.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Will be required to drive a City vehicle for City business use.
  • Performs ground grading work; shovels and rakes peaks; grades area where concrete is poured.
  • Dispenses diesel into equipment.
  • Cleans and maintains creeks and roads passage ways throughout the city by picking up debris and tree limbs, etc.; maintains storms sewers and sidewalks.
  • Assists in repairing and cleaning storm drains.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Cleans and maintains tools utilized.
  • Assists in maintaining good communication between staff, visitors, and other business contacts.
  • Cleans roads by picking up debris and tree limbs, etc.; maintains storm sewers and sidewalks.
  • Mixes concrete and gives it form for sidewalks and streets.
  • Assists in repairing and cleaning storm drains.
  • Sets blocking rails along ditch side to avoid hazardous accidents and serves as a spotter; directs traffic to allow crew members to conduct their work.
  • Responsible for traffic control at the working face or other areas of the city.
  • Performs manual labor involved in street paving and street maintenance activities; patches holes and repairs pot holes on asphalt streets; assists in setting asphalt on
  • streets; ensures there are no bumps on streets; breaks cement when bumps exist and on street drains with an air hammer.
  • Performs ground maintenance by using weed eater, yard tools, and gas mower.
  • Must follow all rules of telephone courtesy in all telephone communications.

Job Requirements:

  • Knowledge of safety practices and requirements.
  • Ability to maintain good health and physical condition sufficient to permit the full performance of the duties of the position.
  • Ability to perform strenuous and routine work.
  • Ability to maintain a valid Texas Driver License and a good driving record.
  • Ability to take and follow directions from supervisor.
  • Ability to maintain harmonious and effective working relationships with other employees and respond to general public complaints.
  • Ability to maintain good planning and organizational skills.
  • Ability to give directions to and gain compliance from assigned staff.
  • Ability to comply with all City of Laredo’s policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of machinery and equipment operation and maintenance.
  • Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing in the English or Spanish language.
  • Ability to perform routine maintenance of City Creeks and Right of Way’s.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited* college or university in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or related field.

Job Details:

Company: City of Laredo

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Other

Job Location:   Laredo, TX, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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