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Laborer
 
JOB CODE:160105
 
PAY GRADE:1040
 
SALARY RANGE:$16,749 - $23,185
 
LOCATION OF WORK
Various City-Parish Departments
 
GENERAL DESCRIPTION
Under the close supervision of a supervisory employee, performs manual work in the performance of unskilled and limited semiskilled tasks of a physically demanding nature. Work involves the operation of various light automotive and mechanical equipment, but only during a minor portion of the time. Performs other work as requested.
 
ESSENTIAL WORK TASKS
Performs various maintenance activities in and around City-Parish maintenance buildings and lots and the landfill. Maintains municipal flowerbeds by weeding and planting flowers and shrubs; maintains interstate and boulevard medians by cutting grass, weed eating, and pruning trees and bushes; picks up litter along roadways and interstates. Helps to repair sewer lines and manholes; decorates with Christmas lights. Operates jackhammer, small power mower, lawn edger, power saw, small concrete mixer, air compressor, and other light equipment. Maintains equipment by washing and cleaning.
 
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Knowledge of general maintenance, construction and labor tools, equipment and practices. Ability to understand and follow simple oral instructions. Physical strength and agility sufficient to do strenuous manual work under varying weather conditions. Ability to apply good work habits such as punctuality, reliability, preciseness, and dependability in order to effectively complete assigned tasks and contribute to the smooth operation of the department and division.
 
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
EDUCATIONAL AND EXPERIENCE
Ability to read and write.
 
SUBSTITUTIONS
None.
 
CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSES
None.
 
OTHER JOB ASPECTS
None.
 
NOTE:
The work examples described in this specification are intended only as an illustration of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from job performance requirements if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the job.