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Public Works Technician

Category: Other
Description:
THE TOWN OF BEAUFORT IS ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE POSITION OF PUBLIC WORKS TECHNICIAN IN THE PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT. THE UTILITY MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN PERFORMS CLASS PERFORMS A VARIETY OF UNSKILLED, SEMI-SKILLED, AND OCCASIONALLY SKILLED TASKS IN THE CONSTRUCTION, MAINTENANCE, OPERATION, AND REPAIR OF STREETS, SIDEWALKS, DRAINAGE SYSTEMS, BUILDINGS, GROUNDS, AND OTHER FACILITIES. WORK ALSO INCLUDES HELPING WITH PREPARATION FOR VARIOUS MEETINGS AND SPECIAL EVENTS FOR THE TOWN. WORK INVOLVES OPERATING A VARIETY OF TOOLS AND LIGHT, MEDIUM AND HEAVY EQUIPMENT TO BUILD, REPAIR AND REPLACE STREETS AND OTHER INFRASTRUCTURE. EMPLOYEES ARE SUBJECT WORKING IN BOTH INSIDE AND OUTSIDE ENVIRONMENTS, IN EXTREME HOT AND COLD WEATHER, AND EXPOSURE TO VARIOUS HAZARDS SUCH AS LOUD NOISES, VIBRATION, MOVING MECHANICAL PARTS, ELECTRICAL CURRENT, CHEMICALS, FUMES, ODORS, DUSTS, MISTS, GASES, POOR VENTILATION, AND OILS. WORK WITH SOLID WASTE MAY SUBJECT THE EMPLOYEE TO THE FINAL STANDARDS OF OSHA ON BLOODBORNE PATHOGENS. EMPLOYEES MAY BE SUBJECT TO STANDBY WORK FOR STORMS. WORK IS PERFORMED UNDER REGULAR SUPERVISION AND IS EVALUATED THROUGH OBSERVATION AND INSPECTION FOR ADHERENCE TO INSTRUCTIONS AND STANDARD TRADE AND SAFETY PRACTICES. GRADUATION FROM HIGH SCHOOL AND EXPERIENCE IN SEMI-SKILLED MAINTENANCE OR CONSTRUCTION WORK WHICH PROVIDES THE REQUIRED KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES, OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE. POSSESSION OF A VALID NORTH CAROLINA DRIVER'S LICENSE IS REQUIRED. STARTING SALARY IS $35,005.00, WITH A COMPREHENSIVE BENEFITS PACKAGE. APPLICATIONS ARE AVAILABLE ONLINE AT HTTPS://WWW.GOVERNMENTJOBS.COM/CAREERS/BEAUFORTNC/. THE TOWN OF BEAUFORT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.
Employer: Town of Beaufort
Expires: 8/27/2022
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