Maintenance Worker, Department of Community Services

Township of Montclair   Montclair, NJ   Full-time     Maintenance
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Posted on March 24, 2021

Summary:  The Maintenance Worker unloads and loads materials, equipment, or people; performs various types of manual labor including road maintenance, construction work, road oiling, snow plowing, ice control work, refuse and recycling collection and grounds maintenance. Performs related duties as required consistent with municipal public works activities. Work is performed under general direction from the Foreman or supervisor or their designee who reviews work for effectiveness.  

Duties:  May perform refuse/recycling pick up, disposal duties, grounds work, general storm clearance and snow removal activities as required. Collects, loads, and unloads various types of refuse and recycling, equipment, furniture, laundry, trash and delivers same by truck to specified destinations.  May perform work such as grounds keeping, road and landscape construction, building maintenance and repair work. May dig trenches and do manual grading; may operate construction and/or maintenance equipment. May rake and distribute asphalt mixtures; may patch joints and edges of pavement with asphalt cement; may tamp and smooth asphalt pavement; may operate and maintain asphalt heating kettle. May sweep streets and sidewalks; may mix paints for traffic lines and paint traffic lines. May operate pick-up, ladder, and aerial platforms, trucks, and drilling equipment. May erect, paint and repair damaged traffic poles and signs. May assist in cutting, threading, assembly, and laying of electrical conduit/fittings, and in making and maintaining of wood and metal forms. May mow, weed, seed, and fertilize lawns; may spray and trim trees, prune bushes, cut wood and remove refuse from grounds and facilities. May work on special park construction projects, building walks, parking plazas, retaining walls, storm drains, terraces, and other projects. May prepare grounds for athletic and special events including maintaining tennis courts, baseball diamonds, playground apparatus, parking plazas and other areas as needed. Utilizes safety equipment and follows safety procedures to ensure protection of personnel, equipment, and the general public during maintenance operations. 

Requirements:  Must be able to lift, move and carry a minimum of 75 pounds and occasionally up to 125 pounds; must be able to lift, move and carry heavier weights with assistance, both mechanical and manual; must be able to work in various types of weather. Must have any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from a high school. Must have a valid New Jersey Driver’s License; valid Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) preferred. Will require off hours availability to work nights and weekends as situations warrant.

Salary:  $19.66 per hour, plus health benefits.

Closing Date:  Friday, April 9, 2021