Part Time Laborer
Full Job DescriptionJobID: 514
Public Works Line Employees/Part-Time Transfer Station AttendantDate Posted:
Public Works Department
Part Time Laborer - $17.30/hour
SUMMARY: Works at the Transfer Station or at the Public Works Vehicle Garage to receive brush, bulky items, wood, metals, old appliances, tires, and other items brought in to be recycled; Assists mechanics, maintains parts inventory, inputs data entry, and recycles Freon.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Receives general supervision and oral or written instruction from the Public Works Supervisors and Foremen or other assigned personnel.
GENERAL DUTIES: Opens the Transfer Station and prepares it for operations; Answers questions from the residents; Prepares and maintain logs and files as needed; Provides technical or regulatory information to residents and assists them; Receives questions and complaints from residents; Complies and coordinates data for action by supervisor; Writes reports and correspondence as needed; Performs other duties as assigned. Monitors and tracks residents entering the facility and direct to proper disposal stations; Assists residents with unloading items when necessary; Separates bulky materials; Safely removes valves from propane containers; Operates electric and gas powered equipment; picks up and buries dead animals; Will crush oil filters, Put away parts, Drive town vehicles for pickup of parts, employees, and other vehicles. Responsible for the operation and maintenance of the physical condition of Town property which includes but is not limited to, sweeping; preparing surfaces, material and equipment for painting; applying paint or other protective coating. Requires lifting of heavy objects; trimming brush, mowing grass; shoveling snow, mulch, gravel, dirt and raking leaves. May be required to handle cash for Transfer Station Permits. May be assigned to other Public Works duties. These examples are illustrative of the tasks and responsibilities required for this position and are not meant to be inclusive.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY: Knowledge of recycling rules and regulations and the ability to convey information to residents; Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions; Thoroughness and dependability in performing assignments; Ability to perform basic arithmetic computations; Ability to organize and maintain records of materials for recycling and shipping; Ability to deal effectively and in a diplomatic manner with Town employees, supervisors and residents; Willingness to perform heavy manual work for an extended period of time in all types of weather, including heat, cold, rain and snow. Knowledge and experience with personal computers, organizing in numerical sequence and general automotive knowledge.
EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING: Graduation from high school is preferred with some knowledge and experience in semi-skilled work and knowledge of Public Works functions, and at least two (2) years of construction, labor, or related work experience, knowledge of general automotive. Must be able to acquire and maintain the following: respirator clearance as per OSHA 29 CFR part 1910-341 requirements, CT Drivers License; license to remove freon, Connecticut DEP Solid Waste Transfer Station certification.
PHYSICAL EXERTION AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS: Performs a variety of heavy manual work outdoors in all types of weather including heat, cold, rain, and snow; Some stress is involved in public contact.
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