Seasonal Employees - DPW

Clinton Township   Clinton Township, MI   Full-time     Construction / Physical Labor / Skilled Trades
Posted on March 10, 2020

Charter Township of Clinton

Department Of Public Services

Seasonal Employees  

Seasonal general laborer positions, $11.00 - $12.00 hourly, no benefits.  Successful completion of Civil Service Examination is required and applicant must meet all requirements set forth in the Employees Civil Service Ordinance. Pre-employment background investigation and substance abuse testing is required.

The Charter Township of Clinton is an Equal Opportunity Employer, applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status or disability. 

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

This position performs routine maintenance of lawn/power equipment and records preventive maintenance activities according to established procedures. Also, participates in the maintenance of recreational fields and park facilities and equipment. An individual in this position performs the following duties: planting of flowers, trees and shrubs; weeding
flower beds; pruning trees; removing or replacing tree posts; tree/limb removal; maintaining shrubs, picking up trash; landscape construction; adheres to all applicable safety procedures while operating equipment and tools; participates in safety training. In addition, operates light vehicles, trucks, maintenance equipment such as: tractors, mowers, trimmers, edgers, box scrappers, tillers, blowers, spreaders, wheelbarrows, hand tools, and pruning tools.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Minimum Qualifications:

This position requires the ability to do the following: knowledge of the practices, methods, and equipment utilized in grounds and park maintenance and development; safely perform lifting and carrying of items weighing 50 pounds; assess situations; solves problems; works effectively within deadlines and changing work priorities; understands and follows
complex oral and written instructions and carries them out; works independently and completes assigned work in a timely manner and establishes effective working relationships and uses good judgment and initiative when dealing with coworkers, supervisors and the public. Also, individual in this position must be in good physical condition and be able to
do the following: manual digging; pushing; pulling; lifting; twisting; turning the upper body; stooping; kneeling; crouching; climbing; balancing; crawling; reaching for objects; walking/standing and work in adverse weather conditions.

Education and Experience:

This position requires a high school diploma or equivalent and applicants must be 18 years of age. Applicants must have a valid Michigan driver’s license and good driving record and maintain both while employed in this position. Applicant must meet all requirements set forth in the Employees Civil Service Ordinance.