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PUBLIC WORKS: Laborer 1 (Solid Waste)
Created: November 29, 2011 03:14 PM    
Modified: June 22, 2017 02:16 PM

POSITION TITLE:  Laborer I   (Solid Waste Dept.)      


DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:  Under immediate supervision, is responsible for work of routine nature in performing manual labor.  Performs manual tasks involving picking up litter and cleaning of roads, streets, alleys, ditches, sidewalks, and gutters; may have to set up barricades;  serve as relief truck driver; uses hand tools, push tools and equipment; sweeps streets, sidewalks, and gutters; load and unload trucks.; mows lawns, using hand or power mower; plants and removes trees; cleans grounds, and assists in the care of shrubs, flowers, and grass.  Performs related work as required.    

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:  Some knowledge of standard hand tools.  Ability to understand and follow oral instructions.  Ability to lift and move heavy objects and to perform heavy physical work under varying weather conditions.  

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:  No previous training or experience required.  Physical stamina; manual dexterity; eye-hand-foot coordination; and ability and willingness to follow instructions.  

HOW TO APPLY:  City of Bossier employment applications will be used.  Submit completed applications to the Personnel Office.