Construction and Maintenance Worker-Parks
Kenosha, WI 
Posted 14 days ago
Position No Longer Available
Position No Longer Available
Job Description
General Overview of PositionUnder general supervision, this position performs a variety of manual unskilled/skilled tasks in the construction, maintenance and repair of City of Kenosha streets, parks, facilities and equipment; performs routine maintenance and custodial work in the care of buildings and grounds; collects and disposes of waste materials; participates in snow removal operations; does related work as required. The employee in this class operates a truck or other equipment which requires a commercial driver's license (CDL) and could require special skills. Work is performed under the immediate supervision or general direction of a supervisor and is reviewed by inspection. Work is usually performed in accordance with established procedures with specific instructions given on unusual or difficult assignments.Example of Duties & ResponsibilitiesEssential Duties and Responsibilities:* Paints buildings, equipment, tables, garbage cans and other items.* Mows grass, cuts weeds, plants trees and performs minor tree brush and shrub maintenance.* Plows, salts and sands streets and shovels walkways. May work 16 hour shifts during snow and ice removal operations.* Floods and plows ice ponds using fire hoses.* Performs waste collection work such as picking up trash and debris.* Cleans catch basins and removes leaves.* Performs custodial tasks in maintaining cleanliness of buildings including sweeping, cleaning, mopping, replenishing supplies, repairs and carpentry work, washing walls, windows, woodwork, sinks and toilets.* Moves furniture and equipment.* Sets up and removes barricades, play equipment and snow fences.* Performs minor repair and carpentry work.* Picks up tree branches, dead animals and litter.* Operates a 90 lb. jackhammer for extended periods of time.* Drives dump truck while hauling dirt, gravel, blacktop and fill.* Maintains records, documents, information and prepares reports.* Maintains tools and equipment used to perform tasks associated with these duties.* Other duties as assigned.NOTE: The duties listed above are intended as illustrations of the various types of work performed by persons in positions covered by this classification specification. This list is not all inclusive. The omission of a particular job duty does not mean that the duty is not one of the essential functions of the position. Management reserves the right to assign employees in this classification to duties not listed above, if the duties are fairly within the scope of responsibilities applicable to the level of work performed by employees in positions covered by this classification specification. This classification specification does not create an employment contract between the City and the employee and is subject to change by the City as the needs of the City and the department change over time.RequirementsEducation, Training and Experience:* Must be 18 years of age or older.* Must have high school diploma, GED or HSED.* Must have a valid regular driver's license.* Valid Class A commercial driver's license (CDL) with no restriction for air brakes.* Must be able to work continuous shifts of up to 16 hours in length for snow plowing and ice removal operations.* Minimum of one (1) year of work experience performing construction or building maintenance duties.* Minimum of one (1) year of work experience performing physical work outdoors in all weather conditions including extreme cold, heat, etc.* Experience driving a commercial motor vehicle highly desired.* May be required to pass a post-offer physical, review of motor vehicle record and DOT drug screen prior to transfer.Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:* Knowledge of general maintenance, construction, tools and equipment.* Knowledge of the occupational hazards involved and the safety precautions necessary in performing maintenance, construction and repair work.* Knowledge of the methods, materials, tools and practices in at least one of the building trades.* Ability to properly enter a confined space such as a manhole and perform related repairs.* Ability to work in dirty, potentially dangerous situations using proper safety equipment and procedures.* Ability to skillfully operate dump trucks, tractors, garbage trucks, skid-steer loaders, fork lifts, combination sewer trucks, rollers, compaction equipment or other equipment.* Ability to work efficiently at height (i.e., on roofs and ladders or in man-baskets).* Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions and sketches; ability to perform work from blueprints or written specifications.* Ability to accurately document time and material time sheets.* Ability to complete work within stated time limits or within a known cost.* Ability to respond to emergency overtime calls on short notice regardless of weather conditions.* Ability to perform strenuous physical work activities for extended periods in all weather conditions.* Ability to work well with others, including the public.Physical Requirements:* Task involves the regular, and at times sustained, performance of heavier physical tasks such as walking over rough or uneven surfaces, bending, stooping, working in confined spaces, and lifting or carrying moderately heavy (20-50 pound) items and occasionally very heavy (100 pounds or over) items.* Task may involve the complex operation of gasoline, electric, or diesel-powered machinery or shop equipment requiring the manipulation of multiple controls, fine adjustments or both; or the sustained operation of such devices.* Task involves the frequent use of coordinating and manipulative skills in performing a variety of tasks with the full range of hand tools and shop equipment.* Task involves the skilled and complex operation of heavy equipment calling for adherence to exacting standards of depth, grade, dimensions, and contours.Environmental Requirements:Task requires that work be performed in adverse environmental conditions including extreme weather conditions.Sensory Requirements:* Task requires visual perception and discrimination.* Task requires color perception and discrimination.* Task requires depth perception and discrimination.* Task requires texture perception and discrimination.* Task requires sound perception and discrimination.* Task requires odor perception and discrimination.Method of SelectionApplicant's education, training and experience will be analyzed. Written, oral, proficiency and/orother exams may be required to establish eligibility. Appointment and rate of pay will be made in accordance with the City's classification plan, City policy and the Rules and Regulations of the CivilService System Ordinance.The City reserves the right to further evaluate only those applicantswho best meet the needs of the City.
Associated topics: building maintenance, dig, fertilizer, irrigation, landscaping, resurface, sod, sweep, tree pruner, trimmer


Position No Longer Available
Job Summary
City of Kenosha
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
1 year
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