LABORER (3)


Job Details

Category
PUBLIC WORKS
Status
open
Posted
January 25, 2022
Closing
Open Until Filled

Nature of Work

This position is manual work of an unskilled and limited semi-skilled nature.  Work of this class involves serving as a member of a refuse collection crew in the collection and disposal of garbage, trash, and street cleaning.  Work is performed under direct supervision usually of the person operating the truck.  This position is classified as NON-EXEMPT under the Fair Labor Standards Act.

Examples of Work

The following examples are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed in positions allocated to this classification.   The absence of the specific statement of duties does not exclude those tasks from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment of the position.

 

Serve as a member of street cleaning crew; picking up, sweeping or shoveling dirt, trash and debris from the street, curbs, gutters and loading them for removal.

Walks from house to house picking up garbage cans and containers empty them in garbage truck and returning the cans back to place.  Guides driver in backing the truck when needed.

Serves as a member of a trash collection crew, picking up bulk or containerized trash and putting it into a vehicle for removal.

Qualifications

Ability to follow oral instructions.

Physical strength and ability sufficient to perform heavy manual labor for extended periods, heavy lifting, and at times work under unfavorable weather conditions.

Must be able to get along with co-workers

Must possess a valid State of Mississippi Driver License.