THREE (3) PER DIEM POSITIONS
CHEMUNG COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS
LABORER – Entry Level Salary: $13.37 per hour.
DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS:
This is routine manual work requiring physical endurance and a willingness to perform arduous tasks. Work involves a variety of nonskilled tasks necessary to maintain highways and bridges. Laborers may assist Mechanics, Equipment Operators and Public Works Specialists. Incumbents usually work under continuing supervision or their activities are subject to frequent inspection.
FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:
Basic knowledge of Public Works maintenance techniques; willingness and ability to perform routine manual tasks; ability to lift heavy weights; ability to follow simple oral and written directions; willingness to work under all weather conditions; willingness to respond to emergencies; dependability; manual dexterity; emotional stability; sobriety; mental alertness and physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: No previous experience or training is required.
Candidates with experience in the construction and public works trades will be looked upon favorably, particularly those with experience operating light-duty plow trucks for clearing snow from parking lots, trails, alleys, etc.,
Possession of a New York State Driver’s License Class D at time of appointment is required. Such license must be maintained throughout appointment in this title. Completion of National Safety Council Safe Driving course is also required.
THOSE INTERESTED MUST SUBMIT A COMPLETED CHEMUNG COUNTY APPLICATION (MAY INCLUDE RESUME) TO:
Andrew Avery, P.E., Commissioner of Public Works
803 Chemung Street
Horseheads, NY 14845
This posting will remain in place until the positions are filled.
** Please note this position can be assigned to any current County DPW location. **
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Deadline for Applying : Open until filled