Hiring Full-Time Public Works Laborer

Posted on March 13, 2019

The City of Fort Wright, KY, is seeking a dynamic, highly self-motivated and experienced individual for the position of full-time Public Works Laborer. The position reports directly to the Public Works Director and is responsible for duties that range from manual labor to skilled tasks, ensuring the efficient operation of the Public Works Department, and rendering high quality service to our residents.

The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills, a demonstrated proficiency in the operation of power tools & heavy machinery, and excellent customer service abilities. He or she must also be able to bend, lift and move items in excess of 50 pounds several times a day, work outside in adverse weather conditions, and work some weekends and on-call. This individual will also be responsible for duties including, but not limited to the maintenance, repair, and construction of city streets, sidewalks, public buildings & property, city vehicles; mowing of public rights of ways and public property; installation of traffic signs; plowing and salting city streets; the maintenance and upkeep of various Parks & the South Hills Civic Center; oversee work release program participants; and other duties as assigned.

The successful candidate should possess minimally - a High School Diploma or equivalency, supplemented by previous work experience; a valid driver’s license; a valid Commercial Driver’s License (preferred but not required); and a demonstrated proficiency in the operation of heavy equipment and power tools.

Salary Range (DOQ): $31,200 to $52,000 plus excellent benefit package.

Resumes, including a completed City Employment Application, must be submitted to the Fort Wright Administration Dept, Attn: CAO, 409 Kyles Road, Fort Wright, KY 41011 prior to 5 pm on Friday, March 29, 2019. The City of Fort Wright is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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