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Pecos Proud Worker

  • Type:Full Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$20.25 per hour
  • Posted Date:02/07/2019 8:27 AM

Job Description



Works under the general supervision of the Public Works Director, who assigns major tasks and duties.  Is responsible for performing routine duties normally involving physical labor for the maintenance of City streets and rights-of-way including: street clean-up, trash collection and removal, street sweeping, cleaning sidewalks, storm drainage systems   maintenance,   parks and open areas, maintain planting beds, and general maintenance of facilities.



Performs, but is not limited to performing, the following tasks:

      Works as part of a maintenance crew.  Cleans streets, parks and rights-of-way of general debris.  Cuts grass, applies pesticide and trims shrubs, trees and other vegetation along street rights-of-way.  Plants, waters and maintains landscaped areas.  Maintains entrance signs within rights-of-way.

    Assists in the completion of street and sidewalk sweeping.

      Cleans and maintains City-owned drainage facilities, including removal of debris from catch basins and other storm facilities.

      Acts as a flagger to alert traffic and protect crew when required; sets up and picks up cones after work in the right-of-way.

      Operates a variety of tools, including, but not limited to: jackhammer, tamper, lawn mower, weed-eater, brooms, hand tools, gardening tools and carpentry


    All other duties as assigned by the Supervisor(s) or Department Head.



      Knowledge of  the methods,  materials,  practices,  procedures,  and  equipment used in the construction and maintenance of public works facilities.

      Experience working safely and efficiently with field crew personnel or alone, as assigned tasks may warrant.

    Knowledge and experience in water irrigation systems.

    Knowledge of safety procedures and regulations.

    Mechanical aptitude suitable to understanding operation of public works systems.

    Ability to perform strenuous physical work.

      A willingness to learn and progress through self-study and on-the-job training for advancement to higher positions.

      Establish  and  maintain effective  working  relationships  with  other  employees, contractors, and the general public.


    Must be able to communicate, read, write and understand written instructions in English.

    Work within established guidelines, policies and procedures.

    Regular and punctual attendance is an essential function.

      Must have a valid driver’s license and be able to legally operate a City-owned vehicle.



Work  is  performed  primarily  outdoors.    Work  may  likely  expose  the  employee  to inclement weather and safety hazards such as falling objects, heavy equipment, power

tools, noise and vibration, dust and dirt, fumes and odors, uneven or rough terrain and

requires climbing, bending, stooping, kneeling and crawling.



Following are the minimum qualifications:

    Eligible to Work in the United States.

    Valid Texas State driver’s license with a driving record free from serious or

frequent violations.

    Required to obtain and maintain a Pesticide Applicator License within six (6)

months of employment.

      Ability to communicate respectfully and tactfully with customers (internal  and external).

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