Summary: Performs various manual tasks in maintaining and
repairing city streets, roads, rights-of-ways and other public
Work Hours: This position will be expected to work a schedule
established by the Department Head. Typical hours will be 6:30 a.m.
to 2:30 p.m. Monday - Friday. It is also expected this position
will work other hours including nights, weekends and/or holidays as
necessary or requested in order to fulfill the City's vision and/or
to accomplish departmental goals. Mandatory overtime may be
required during certain occasions including, but not limited to
times of snow/ice removal.
Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, applicants
should be able to perform each essential duty in an efficient,
effective and safe manner. The duties listed below are
representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential duties.
Essential Duties: Include, but are not limited to the following.
Other duties may be assigned.
Rakes, sweeps and/or shovels rock, gravel, dirt, stone, sand,
blacktop and other materials and supplies.
Digs ditches and/or trenches and lays/installs storm lines.
Assists with road closures, traffic diversion and flagging.
Pours and/or finishes concrete and/or blacktop.
Installs, maintains and/or repairs guardrails.
Assists with storm cleanup including removing and discarding
trees, limbs and other materials and debris.
Assists with snow and ice removal as necessary and
Assists with special events including setup, removal and
clean-up as necessary and requested.
Education/Experience: High School Diploma or GED. Previous
experience performing similar duties desired
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: In order to provide efficient
and effective services, the City seeks team members who possess the
following core competencies that are aligned with the City's
vision: Accountability - takes responsibility for own actions;
Adaptability - responds positively to change; Communications -
listens, speaks and/or writes in a clear, concise and respectful
manner; Initiative - takes proactive action to complete work or
resolve issues; Judgment & Decision Making - evaluates issues and
makes sound factual decisions; Customer Service - provides
courteous, accessible and quality assistance to internal and
external customers; Professional Development - seeks opportunities
to enhance technical skills and job knowledge; Teamwork and
Cooperation - collaborates with other team members to fulfill the
City's vision and departmental strategic goals and objectives.
Salary & Benefits: The City offers an excellent compensation and
benefits package including a competitive salary and access to a
full range of fringe benefits including health, vision, dental,
disability and life insurance; the PERS (State) Retirement program;
457 deferred compensation plan and a generous paid leave (vacation
and sick leave) plan.
EEO: The City of Charleston provides equal employment
opportunities (EEO) to all current employees and new applicants for
employment without regard to sex, race, color, age, national
origin, ancestry, religion, disability, medical condition, genetic
information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity,
citizenship, pregnancy or maternity, veteran status, or any other
status protected by applicable national, federal, state or local