Montgomery City County Personnel

Labor Foreman I (#CI5040)

Pay Grade


Nature of Work

The fundamental reason this classification exists is to oversee a small crew of semiskilled and unskilled workers and participate in maintenance/construction projects in various departments with the City of Montgomery. The major work duties include planning assignments, supervising a crew performing skilled and semi-skilled work, and documenting project activities. The distinguishing characteristics of this classification is Labor Foreman I positions are working supervisors, so they not only perform supervisory duties they also perform duties assigned to their subordinates. The Labor Foreman I must be familiar with all of the tasks assigned to a crew as well as the equipment operated in order to monitor work progress and train employees in the performance of their duties. Assignments are received at the beginning of the shift and the foreman typically prioritizes the assignments.  Supervisors are contacted for guidance in cases of unexpected occurrences or unanticipated situations. Labor Foremen I are distinguished from Labor Foremen II by the level of skill possessed by subordinates.

Minimum Qualifications

One year of experience as a lead worker on a utility, construction or maintenance crew.

NOTE:  Qualifying education, training and experience that provide the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the job will be considered.


Special Requirements

This position require possession of an Alabama Commercial Driver’s License as needed to drive and operate city vehicles and equipment. 


The majority of the jobs require working outside which includes traveling over rough, uneven, or rocky surfaces and working in a variety of weather conditions with exposure to elements to include heat, cold, rain and dust. All jobs require movement of objects weighing from 50-70 pounds with assistance; bending or stooping repeatedly over time; and working with cleaning fluids, chemicals, pesticide, insecticides, paint, cleaning agents or similar solutions. May work some weekends during peak seasons or prior to and after special city events. May work longer than normal regular hours to ensure project completion in a timely manner. Some positions require shift work


Physical ability to lift and move objects from 50-70 pounds as needed to move materials at work site.Physical ability to sit, stand, walk, stoop, bend, climb ladder, and reach above head repeatedly for extended periods of time as needed to complete various work tasks.

CLASS: CI5040; EST: ; REV: 2/6/2020;