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Street Maintenance Worker

Company: City Of Charleston
Location: Charleston
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

Summary: Performs various manual tasks in maintaining and repairing city streets, roads, rights-of-ways and other public areas.

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 requested.

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 law.


Keywords: City Of Charleston, Charleston , Street Maintenance Worker, Other , Charleston, West Virginia

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