DPW Maintenance Worker
Company: City of Wauwatosa
Posted on: November 10, 2018
Position Overview The City of Wauwatosa is much more than an employer ? it's a community. The City of Wauwatosa is a progressive, full-service municipal organization. Be a part of a team that strives to find new and better ways to improve our residents' experiences. The DPW Maintenance position performs heavy labor and semi-skilled labor related to DPW operations to maintain highways, municipal roads, sidewalks, alleys and sewers, parks, forestry and water operations and municipal buildings; operates a variety of tools and heavy equipment. The City of Wauwatosa currently has the following two DPW Maintenance positions open: * One first shift position that will focus primarily on the maintenance of roads, alleys, sewers, parks, forestry and water operations. The first shift schedule is Monday-Friday, 7am - 3pm. * One alternate shift position that will focus primarily on maintenance and sanitation of municipal buildings and facilities, monitoring public works emergencies and responding to resident phone calls. The alternate shift schedule is (4) ten hour days, Friday-Monday, 2pm - 12am. Note that the primary focus of each shift is listed above but all DPW Maintenance positions may be assigned to any variety of maintenance activities as described below. The starting pay for this position is $18.99/hour with the potential to earn up to $26.04/hour over time, through performance increases. We will fill vacancies for DPW Maintenance positions for the next 12 months from this recruitment. Essential Functions The following are normal for the position but shall not be construed as exclusive or inclusive. Other related duties may be required and assigned. * Operate a wide variety of large municipal vehicles and other heavy construction/maintenance equipment, such as front end loader, backhoe, street sweepers, automated and rear loading packers, prentice loader, pavement saw, asphalt roller, sewer cleaners including vacuum equipment, articulated tractors and CDL snow plowing and anti-icing equipment. * Perform public works functions such as full depth concrete street repairs including excavation, form setting, pouring and finishing; sidewalk, driveway and curb repairs; full depth asphalt repairs; pothole and skin patching; street sweeping; sanitary and storm sewer cleaning; refuse collection, structure inspection and rebuilding and fence repairs. * Perform heavy manual labor or semi-skilled labor outdoors regardless of weather. * Report for overtime work as assigned during public works emergencies. * Perform salting, plowing, snow removal, pumping, or storm debris collection outside of the normal work hours. * Maintain parks facilities: buildings, grounds and athletic fields. * Performs maintenance and janitorial work at parks and city facilities. * Other public works duties as assigned. Other Job Functions * Confined space entry work. Minimum Requirements Minimum Requirements * High School diploma or equivalent required. * A valid Wisconsin Driver's License. Commercial Learner's Permit (CLP) must be obtained within one month of hire and the Class B CDL must be obtained within six months of hire. * Must possess the physical stamina necessary to perform heavy manual labor for extended periods of time outdoors in variable weather conditions. * Ability to meet physical demands of consistently lifting/moving up to 25 pounds, 50 pounds frequently and occasionally 80 pounds; must be able to push/pull a cart weighing up to 200 pounds. * Ability to report for emergency overtime assignments as required. Preferred Qualifications * Wisconsin Class B CDL preferred at time of hire. * Two years' experience in the performance of heavy manual or semi-skilled tasks and operation of heavy or medium duty trucks. * Prior experience in trade work (such as carpentry, plumbing, electrical, HVAC, roofing custodial work, building maintenance or masonry) strongly preferred. * Ability to apply proper construction and maintenance/repair methods or practices utilized in a municipal public works environment. Leadership Competencies All of our employees are leaders of different varieties and we place as much emphasis on leadership as technical skills. The following leadership competencies have been identified as essential qualities for success in this position: * Dedication to Service and Customer Focus * Enthusiasm and Positive Attitude * Team Player * Communication and Interpersonal Skills * Adaptable and Flexible Additional Information Receives supervision from department Crew Leaders, Superintendent of Operations and/or others as designated by management.SDL2017
Keywords: City of Wauwatosa, Milwaukee , DPW Maintenance Worker, Professions , Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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