City of Odessa
  • Odessa, TX, USA
  • 14.22
  • 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

Department: Street Reports to: Street Supervisor

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 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.

Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the 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; 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.

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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