Public Services Skilled Worker Grade 7

job - full time, paid

Lincoln Financial Group
Huntsville, AL
Closed
Posted 51 Days ago
Lincoln Financial Group
Huntsville, AL
job - full time, paid
Posted 51 Days ago
Closed

Description

Public Services Skilled Worker (Grade 7) Salary $25,084.80 - $36,649.60 Annually Location Huntsville, AL Job Type Full-Time Department Public Works Services Job Number 4368 Closing 7/12/2019 6:00 PM Central Nature of Work This is heavy manual work requiring considerable skill in the construction, maintenance, and repair of city streets, sewers, drainage systems, facilities, equipment, and property. Work involves considerable knowledge in laying out work, and performing the skilled portions of the work involving heavy manual labor. Assignments are received verbally or in writing from a Crew leader, Supervisor, or Superintendent and reviewed daily for completeness and accuracy. Additional guidance is received through Federal, State, and Local laws and ordinances and Departmental and City policies and procedures. Work is reviewed for completeness, accuracy, quality, results obtained and through performance evaluations. Reads grade stakes for setting concrete forms and batter boards for pipeline; sets up grade with laser for laying pipe for drainage systems and for pouring concrete. Pours concrete for curbs and gutters, "S" type inlets, driveways, sidewalks, French drains, cross drains, manhole inverts, and pillars; builds forms and boxes; finishes cement; and removes forms and boxes from set cement. Regrades ditches; lays bricks, rocks, and pipes; builds boxes and manholes, retaining walls and curbs. Removes asphalt from base failures and repairs utility and sewer cuts; monitors and makes adjustments to asphalt plant in street repairs; uses burner; adjusts temperature; breaks up asphalt with shovel and rake; levels street; installs keyways for driveways; repairs potholes; rakes asphalt; packs and rolls asphalt; seals cracks. Assembles and lubricates parts; cleans and maintains equipment. Digs out and repairs drainage pipes, sewer lines, manholes, curbs, gutters, and driveways; cleans and maintains drainage systems, sewer lines, manholes, curbs, and gutters; builds berms and swales; dips ditches to correct grade; may communicate with home owners regarding right-of-ways and easements; sets grade; builds forms; restores and landscapes ground and street areas surrounding excavations. Builds forms for "S" type inlets, boxes, retaining walls, barricades, and flashers. Utilizes jack hammers, air compressors, generators, shovel, rake, broom, chain saws, hydraulic power units, and associated attachments; may operate asphalt roller; pick up, infrared heater, bob cat, survey pole and level, square, float and edger, various types of trucks, batter boards, hydro-seeder, air blower, tripod, various types of wrenches, laser, tamp, asphalt tamp, pot hole patcher, bull float and other related equipment while performing essential functions. Ensures proper safety precautions have been taken; sets out traffic cones; puts out barricades; flags traffic. May drive various trucks or equipment to the worksite; performs a daily inventory of working tools. Communicates with homeowners, the public, utility companies, other departments, and others to discuss work to be performed while performing essential functions. May serve as a crew leader during their absence or lead, instruct, and train semi-skilled laborers. Requires regular and prompt attendance plus the ability to work well with others and work well as a team. Cleans tools and truck. Completes daily reports. Ensures proper tools and equipment are loaded onto the crew truck; inspects equipment; purchases supplies; inventories supplies. May load and/or operate a salt truck, during periods of ice and snow; assists with hooking up snow equipment. Performs Preventative Maintenance on equipment. Physical and Environmental Factors: Work is performed outside in adverse weather conditions and exposes the employee to loud noise levels from machines and trucks, chemicals, wetness, dangerous gases, raw sewage, blood, sharp objects, and unsanitary conditions. Work also exposes employee to vibrations, poor lighting, diesel fumes from machinery, animal and insect bites, and hazards associated with working around traffic, heavy equipment and in trenches. Protective equipment is required such as gloves, safety glasses, boots, hard hats, orange vests and traffic flags. Work requires the physical ability to lift heavy objects for sustained periods of time; stand or sit for extended periods of time in confined spaces; walk for long distances over uneven terrain; finger dexterity to operate a variety of machines and tools; and the ability to climb in and out of ditches and manholes plus over fences. Work also involves the ability to crawl, bend, and move their back and arms while pushing and pulling, squatting, bending, or stooping. Minimum Education, Training and Experience High school diploma from a school accredited by a regional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education or GED certificate issued by the appropriate state agency is desired and experience in maintenance and construction work; or any combination of education, training and experience that demonstrates the following listed knowledge, skills, and abilities: Knowledge of the common practices, methods, and materials used in maintenance or construction. Knowledge of the tool and equipment used in skill labor work. Ability to understand oral and written instructions. Ability to perform heavy manual labor for extended periods of time. Ability to operate jack hammers, air compressors, generators, shovel, rake, broom, and chain saws; may operate asphalt roller; pick up, infrared heater, bob cat, survey pole and level, square, float and edger, various types of trucks, batter boards, hydro-seeder, air blower, tripod, various types of wrenches, laser, tamp, asphalt tamp, pot hole patcher, bull float and other related equipment while performing essential functions. Ability to lead or direct a small crew of less skilled workers to perform skilled maintenance and repair work. Ability to set grades from engineering stakes. Necessary Special Requirements: A valid driver's license is required. A Commercial Driver's License, Class A is desired. SKILLS TEST WILL BE ADMINISTERED Applicants May Obtain a Copy of the City of Huntsville's EEOP Short Form Upon Request The City of Huntsville offers a competitive benefits package for its regular, full-time employees, such as medical, dental, vision, life, accidental death & dismemberment, cancer, off-the-job accident, as well as annual leave, sick leave, holiday and retirement. Below is a summary of the City's benefit offerings: Medical Insurance: The City offers all regular, full-time employees a medical insurance plan administered by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama. There is one option available: BlueCard PPO. The BlueCard PPO plan utilizes a national Preferred Provider Organization. There is a 30 day waiting period from date of hire. Voluntary Dental Plan: The City offers a voluntary dental plan for all regular, full-time employees administered by Delta Dental Insurance Company. This is a PPO plan which offers a network of providers who have agreed to accept reduced fees for their services. Any provider may be utilized; however, significantly less out-of-pocket expense is realized when using a PPO provider. There is one level of coverage available: Level 2 plan. The Level 2 plan offers 100% coverage for Preventive and Diagnostic Services, 80% coverage for Basic Services and 50% coverage for Major Services and Orthodontic, if a PPO provider is utilized. There are no individual/family deductibles for Preventive and Diagnostic Services and deductibles for Basic, Major and other Covered Services are $50 per person or $150 per family per calendar year. The plan maximum is $1,000 and Preventive and Diagnostic Services do not count toward the annual maximum. There is a 30 day waiting period from date of hire. Voluntary Vision Plan: This is a voluntary vision plan that provides benefit coverage for eye examinations, frames, and eyeglass lenses with applicable copay. There is also an allowance for contact lenses. The plan is administered by VSP. There is a 30 day waiting period from date of hire. Mental Health/Substance Abuse Program: A mental health and substance abuse program is offered through Behavioral Health Systems, Incorporated (BHS). It is available to all employees and covered dependents currently enrolled and participating in the Group Medical Insurance. All treatment must be pre-certified and approved through BHS. To arrange for an evaluation, call the City's Employee Assisted Services Coordinator or BHS prior to treatment being rendered. There is a 30 day waiting period from date of hire. Life Insurance: The City provides a $20,000 life insurance policy. There are additional benefits for accidental death & dismemberment, seat belt, airbag rider and common carrier. Coverage begins after completing one full day of work. Coverage is provided at no-cost to the employee. Disability Insurance: The City provides a limited long term disability policy for eligible employees with one year of service, but less than ten years of service. After ten years of service, disability benefits are coordinated by the Retirement System of Alabama (RSA). Retirement: The retirement plan is administered by the Retirement System of Alabama (RSA). Participation is mandatory for all regular, full-time and part-time employees. Tier II Employees contribute 6% of salary to the plan (7% of salary for certain positions in the Police and Fire & Rescue divisions). Tier I Employees contribute 5% of salary to the plan (6% of salary for certain positions in the Police and Fire & Rescue divisions). The City contributes a percent as determined by RSA. Voluntary Life / AD&D Insurance: The City offers regular, full-time employees an optional voluntary term life insurance plan. Employees may purchase additional term life insurance for self and spouse and/or eligible dependents. Premiums are based upon age for the employee and spouse. Premiums for children are based upon a flat rate. Also, the City offers an optional voluntary accidental death & dismemberment insurance plan. Employees may purchase insurance for self or family. The minimum level of coverage on both plans is $20,000. The plans are administered by Lincoln Financial Group. There is a 30 day waiting period from the date of hire. Please refer to the plan brochure for additional information. Voluntary Supplemental Insurance: The City offers an optional supplemental Cancer plan and an Off-The-Job Accident plan. The Cancer plan provides a first occurrence, hospital confinement, radiation & chemotherapy and other benefits. The Off-The-Job Accident plan pays benefits for injuries occurring off the job. These supplemental plans are administered by Allstate. Please refer to the brochure for an explanation of covered benefits. There is a 30 day waiting period from date of hire. Flexible Spending Accounts: The City provides two flexible spending accounts: medical reimbursement and dependent care accounts. Reimbursements from these pre-taxed accounts require a proper receipt. The plans are administered by Wage Works. There is a 30 day waiting period from date of hire. Voluntary Deferred Compensation Plans: The City provides two optional voluntary deferred compensation plans. One plan is administered by RSA-1 and the other is administered by Nationwide Retirement Solutions. Employees may defer portions of salary for a later date, such as retirement. Please see the Payroll Division of the Finance Department for further details. College 529 Savings Program: The City provides an opportunity for employees to set aside funds for education through payroll deductions. For additional information, contact the City's Insurance and Benefits Office. Holidays: The City recognizes the following holidays: New Years Day, Martin Luther King, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day. Three additional floating holidays are given each year as authorized by the Mayor. Sick Leave: Sick leave accrual is 4 hours per pay period for all eligible City employees. There is no maximum amount of sick leave an employee may accrue. Annual Leave: Annual leave is accrued as follows: less than 10 years = 4 hours per pay period; 10 to 15 years = 5 hours per pay period; 15 to 20 years = 6 hours per pay period; 20 or more years = 7 hours per pay period. Employees may accrue and carry forward 260 hours to the next calendar year. Military Leave: The City provides a military leave plan that pays regular salary for not more than twenty-one days per year. Also, employees, called into active service, may receive compensation in an amount equal to the difference in the lower military pay and the higher public employment salary as provided by City Council Ordinance. Longevity Pay: The City pays eligible employees compensation based upon the number of months of continuous regular full-time service as of October 1st of each year. Other Benefits: Please refer to the City of Huntsville Personnel Policies and Procedures Manual. 01 Do you have a valid driver's license? Yes No 02 If "yes" to question #1, what is the expiration date? (must be presented as mm/dd/yyyy) 03 Is it a Commercial Driver's License? Yes No 04 If "yes" to question #3, what class? Required Question Agency City of Huntsville Address 308 Fountain Circle Municipal Building-1st Floor Huntsville, Alabama, 35801 Phone (256) 427-5240 Website

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policy, education, leadership, training, sales, writing, organization, french, finance, mental health, payroll services, engineering, accounts payable, construction, treatment

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