Town of Sellersburg
Employment Opportunity

Town of Sellersburg
Employment Opportunity

September 8, 2017

Town of Sellersburg Employment Opportunity

The Town of Sellersburg has an immediate opening for a Public Works Team Member. The team member will perform a variety of manual and non-manual tasks, both skilled and unskilled. The Team Member job classification has three technical levels as outlined below.

Please note: the following job descriptions are listed for the purposes of this posting. However, the descriptions are currently under review and may be updated slightly prior to the completion of the interview/job offer process.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Technical Level I

Each of the essential functions listed below will carry a weight of ten (10) percent. Once an employee has reached one-hundred (100) percent in their current level they may be eligible to be moved to the next level in the next calendar year.  To be eligible to be considered for promotion to the next level all essential functions must be completed before October 31.

  • Must have a valid Class B CDL License
  • Serves on call 24/7 as needed. (This is a requirement of holding the position, thus will not be weighted for monetary increases).
  • Maintain equipment including cleaning off/out at the end of each shift.
  • Maintains garage and grounds of assigned work area.
  • Performs manual and non-manual tasks relating to streets, sanitation, and water/wastewater operations.
  • Performs meter readings and rereads.
  • Maintains streets and street related property such as city parking spaces, signage, etc.
  • Cleans and removes debris from public areas; including picking up trash/garbage, brush, and other random debris.
  • Mows grass and trims weeds in public areas; ensures all areas are mowed completely and in a timely manner.
  • Operates snowplows and removes snow during winter months.
  • Maintains equipment and tools by cleaning and checking them after use; keeps records relating to repairs, replacements, and maintenance activities (per internal controls policy).
  • Performs all duties in conformance with appropriate safety and security standards (Safety violations of a critical nature will result in an immediate drop to the next lowest level).

Technical Level II

Each of the essential functions listed below will carry a weight of twelve and one-half (12.5) percent. Once an employee has reached one-hundred (100) percent in their current level they may be eligible to be moved to the next level in the next calendar year.  To be eligible to be considered for promotion to the next level all essential functions must be completed before October 31.  

  • Maintains CDL license, (This is a requirement of holding the position, thus will not be weighted for monetary increases).
  • Performs all technical level I essential functions.
  • Operates light construction and power equipment such as rollers, portable pumps, and tractors, and other maintenance equipment used in Municipal Works Departments.
  • Street sealing, crack repair, pothole repair and minor street repairs.
  • Flushes main water lines and takes chlorine samples at various points throughout the service area,
  • Responds to complaints concerning odors, blocked sewers, noisy manhole covers, and makes corrections to resolve the issues.
  • Performs all duties in conformance with appropriate safety and security standards (Safety violations of a critical nature will result in an immediate drop to the next lowest level)
  • Ability to handle after hours calls independently (to successfully complete level II it will be necessary to take primary call at least four (4) times throughout the calendar year, back-up call at least three (3) times throughout the calendar year, failure to meet the minimum requirements will result in a drop to the next lowest level).
  • Ability/Willingness to train level I employee.

Technical Level III

Each of the essential functions listed below will carry a weight of nine (9) percent. Once an employee has reached one-hundred (100) percent in their current level they may be eligible to be moved to the next level in the next calendar year. To be eligible to be considered for promotion to the next level all essential functions must be completed before October 31.

  • Maintains CDL license, (This is a requirement of holding the position, thus will not be weighted for monetary increases).
  • Performs all essential functions of Level I & II.
  • Assists water/wastewater utilities with plant operations; performs many water/wastewater functions.
  • Installs water/sewer lines.
  • Performs testing and maintains water/wastewater service and operations; repairs miscellaneous water leaks, sewer lines, catch basins, and yard leaks.
  • Works with little to no supervision.
  • Ability to tap new water services and install water meters.
  • Performs all duties in conformance with appropriate safety and security standards (Safety violations of a critical nature will result in an immediate drop to the next lowest level).
  • To maintain level 3, it will be necessary to take primary on-call at least six (6) times throughout the calendar year, back-up on-call at least four (4) times throughout the calendar year, failure to complete the minimum requirements will result in a drop to the next lowest level.
  • Ability to perform all aspects of sampling, monitoring and lab testing required to maintain compliance with all Federal, State and Local regulations governing Wastewater/water.
  • Ability and willingness to train Level I & II employees.
  • MS4 SVAP and Illicit discharge.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

To perform this position successfully, education/experience requirements are as follows depending on specific level:

  • Entry Level- High School Diploma/GED plus 0-6 months' experience.
  • Level I- High School Diploma plus 6 months’ – 1-year experience.
  • Level II- High School Diploma plus 2 years’ experience.
  • Level III- High School Diploma plus 5 years’ experience.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required to perform each essential function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Technical Level I

  • Basic knowledge of all functions within the department of municipal works.
  • Ability to effectively communicate in person and by phone.
  • Ability to diplomatically interact with the public.
  • Ability to think logically and problem-solve to analyze situations, troubleshoot, and report to appropriate personnel.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations.
  • Ability to build and maintain positive work relationships with management, staff members, and external contacts.
  • Ability to handle constructive criticism
  • Ability to arrive to work on time and maintain a positive attendance record.

 Thank you for your interest.

 
This posting will expire at end of business on Friday, September 15, 2017