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Signs and Sweeping Maintenance Worker Seasonal

City of Salem
Salem, OR 97301
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Salary: $15.58 Hourly
Job Type: Temporary/Seasonal (Full-Time)
Job Number: 21-Temp-0363-02
Location: Salem, OR
Department: Public Works Department

Job Summary
The City of Salem has multiple openings for a Maintenance Worker in the Public Works Department, Signs & Sweeping section. This recruitment if for seasonal positions (seasonal assignments are up to 6 months from date of hire). Hiring lists are valid for six months.

Candidates must possess strong knowledge of the types and uses of tools, materials, and equipment involved in in the maintenance and installation of traffic control devices, and Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD). Knowledge of traffic laws, occupational hazards, and safety precautions necessary in the public right of way is also desired. Successful candidates will demonstrate their ability to follow verbal and written directions, use computerized inventory systems, read/interpret maps, plans, and specifications, and keep accurate daily time/material logs.

Signs & markings crew duties include : install and maintain street signs and posts, lane line striping, curb painting, pavement legends, set up traffic control, and mow right-of-ways in high urban traffic areas. This position operates a variety of equipment and tools such as, 10-yard dump trucks, brush mowers, weed eaters, post hole diggers, digging bars, propane torches, hand and other power tools as required.

The Public Works Department values employees and their professional development. If you are someone that takes pride in collaborating on innovative ideas, proactively responding to community needs, and being a good environmental and financial steward, we look forward to meeting you! The Public Works Department promotes a healthy work life balance, while maintaining the utmost dedication to the health, safety and welfare of our community, including our team!

What are the minimum qualifications?
  • Must pass the pre-employment drug test, background check, and/or physical exam.
  • High school graduate or GED.
  • Some general maintenance, repair, grounds keeping, construction trade or other related manual labor experience is preferred. Preference will be given to experience in specific area of assignment.
  • Must have an Oregon Driver License and have a driving record that meets the City of Salem's driving standards.
  • Class A Commercial Driving License (CDL) desired, but not required. Positions that require a CDL will be eligible to receive a $3.00 per hour pay differential and will be required to pass a drug test (including marijuana).

Where can I find out more about these position?
Go to the menu option for Class Specifications and search for the Maintenance Worker or view by clicking here .

How can I apply?

The City of Salem invites individuals of all diverse communities and backgrounds to apply for our available job opportunities as we strive to provide the best service to everyone. The City of Salem is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all and has a culture that values diversity, equity, and inclusion. We believe that by welcoming differences, encouraging new ideas and views, listening to and learning from each other, we are better able to serve the community.

To apply, click on the green "Apply" button to complete your application. Make sure that you specify how you meet the qualifications outlined in the class specification and complete the application.

Applicants that meet the minimum qualifications as outlined above but not selected for this position may be placed on an eligibility list, and candidates may be hired from the list. Eligibility lists are valid for six months. The City will send email notifications to eligible candidates about potential hiring opportunities so please ensure your email settings accept our system generated email notifications.

You may subscribe for automatic notification of job openings at the City through the Job Interest Cards - sign up today!

For more information about employment at the City of Salem, please visit our website at www.cityofsalem.net/jobs .


Posted: 2021-03-15 Expires: 2021-04-16

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