City of Fort Wayne

Leaf Pickup Laborer (Seasonal)

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Working under moderate supervision of the General Foreman, incumbent performs semi-skilled labor required by the working group.
Job Code: 2019187
Posted On: Monday, 16th September 2019
Category: Seasonal
Department: Street Department
Shift: 7:00 am to 3:00 pm, may vary
Location: Fort Wayne, IN
200 E. Berry Street
Pay Rate: $12.50 per hour

Job Description:

SUMMARY

Working under moderate supervision of the General Foreman, incumbent performs semi-skilled labor required by the working group.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Assists in general clean-up work including manual sweeping, raking, and leaf pick-up and collection;
  • Performs tasks requiring the use of hand tools, and/or assisting with the use of some motorized equipment such as a leaf vacuum machine;
  • Wears hard sole – steel toe foot wear;
  • Rakes, sweeps, pushes, lifts, and reaches when removing heavy debris, involves regular exertion for sustained periods;
  • Performs assigned duties which requires bending, twisting, climbing and lifting up to 50 pounds on a regular basis;
  • Works under adverse conditions including extremes of temperature, humidity, precipitation, and has moderate exposure to dust and grease;
  • Operates simple equipment.

MARGINAL FUNCTIONS

Performs other duties as assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • High School Diploma or GED;
  • No prior experience or training;
  • Ability to understand oral and written instructions.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence.  Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out simple one- or two-step instructions. Ability to deal with standardized situations with only occasional or no variables.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

A Valid IN License is recommended but not required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee performs assigned duties which require bending, twisting, climbing and lifting up to 50 pounds on a regular basis; Shovels, pushes, lifts and reaches when removing heavy debris, involves regular exertion for sustained periods; is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee works under adverse conditions including extremes of temperature, humidity, precipitation, and has moderate exposure to dust and grease; Shovels, pushes, lifts and reaches when removing heavy debris, involves regular exertion for sustained periods. Hard sole – steel toe foot wear required. The noise level in the work environment is usually very loud.

 

Apply Online

All applications for currently posted positions will be submitted on line at www.cityoffortwayne.org. Applicants must be 18 years of age or older. Reasonable accommodations for persons with a known disabling condition will be considered in accordance with State and Federal Law.

(Those individuals who accept employment with the City and live outside one of the six contiguous Indiana counties that border Allen County (DeKalb, Whitley, Noble, Huntington, Wells, and Adams) will have six (6) months from their start date to become residents of either Allen County or one of the six counties listed above. Policy and Procedure Number 204 Page: 1 of 1).

Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to age, race, color, religion, sex, disability, veteran's status, national origin, or sexual orientation. Reasonable accommodations for persons with a known disabling condition will be considered in accordance with State and Federal Law.

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