City of Odessa
  • Odessa, TX, USA
  • $13.67/Hourly
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Vision & Life Insurance, Paid Holidays, Paid Time Off, Retirement, Free Health Clinic, Free 24/7 Gym, Longevity Pay, Credit Union, Incentive/Skills Pay, Tuition Reimbursement Program, Military Leave, Deferred Compensation, Workers' Compensation, Fire/Police Step Plans

Street Maintenance Worker

Summary: Under basic supervision, performs a variety of basic labor tasks to maintain streets, roadways, and City infrastructure for the Public Works Department (PWD); operates vehicles, equipment, and tools in compliance with all safety regulations and standard procedures.

Essential Functions: -- Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skills. This is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and duties performed by incumbents of this class; employees may be assigned duties which are not listed below; reasonable accommodations will be made as required. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement and is subject to change at any time by the employer. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:


  • Assists in maintaining and repairing streets, roadways, and infrastructure, in compliance with PWD safety regulations and procedures; duties will vary according to job assignment.
  • Performs a variety of unskilled and semi-skilled labor tasks; assists with street maintenance, clears foliage and debris, and cleans drains and vacant properties; cross-trains in a variety of PWD skills.
  • Maintains and operates PWD vehicles and equipment according to Department standards.
  • Utilizes proper safety precautions in all work performed; reports problems and emergency situations; recognizes, avoids, and reports unsafe acts, conditions, accidents, and injuries.
  • Supports the division operations with regular and timely attendance.
  • Supports the relationship between the City of Odessa and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with visitors and City staff; maintains confidentiality of work-related issues and City information; performs other duties as required or assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education, Training and Experience Guidelines: High School Diploma or GED preferred. Some related work experience is desired.

Knowledge of:

  • Basic traffic control and safety procedures and regulations.

Skill in:

  • Safe and efficient operation and maintenance of tools and equipment.
  • Following standard operating and safety procedures.
  • Closely following verbal and written instructions and procedures.
  • Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with co-workers.

License and certification requirements: Must possess a valid Texas State Driver's license,  must have a Texas Class B CDL or the ability to obtain one within (1) year of employment.  

Physical demands and working environment: Work is performed indoors, outdoors, and at City facilities; requires constant physical efforts, and the ability to bend, reach, stoop, and lift objects; may be exposed to safety hazards and dangerous tools and equipment; safety precautions must be followed, including use of safety equipment. City approved safety shoes must be worn.

Other: All applicants must have a basic level of speaking and understanding English in order to meet the minimum qualifications for this position.

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