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.
One year of experience as a lead
worker on a utility, construction or maintenance crew.
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.
Kind of Examination
Applications are being accepted to fill one (1) vacancy and any other vacancies that may occur during the life of the register. The current vacancy is with the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts. Applicants will be screened and qualified based upon education and experience as shown on the application and supplemental questionnaire. For this reason, applicants are urged to fill in the application form completely providing detailed information concerning the kinds of jobs they have held, the dates they held them, where and exactly what their duties were. If more than five qualified applications are received, the application will be used to rank applicants on the register. Tied scores will not be broken. If there are five or less qualified applicants, they will be considered equally qualified and placed on the register in alphabetical order.
Complete an online application by visiting Montgomery City-County Personnel's Online Employment Center. Paper applications are no longer accepted. Completed applications will be accepted online until 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. If there is no closing date, the announcement may be closed at any time without prior notice.
BENEFITS: Employees are offered a competitive benefits package which includes health, dental, and life insurance, paid annual and sick leave, paid holidays, and a retirement program.
DRUG TEST: Employment is conditional upon the potential employee passing a preemployment drug test. (The drug test may require the submission of a sample of hair, finger nails, and/or urine that will verify illegal drug use).
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: Discrimination against any person in recruitment, examination, appointment, training, promotion, retention, discipline, or any other aspect of personnel administration because of political or religious opinions or affiliations or because of race, national origin, or any other non merit factors is prohibited. Discrimination on the basis of age, sex, or physical disability is prohibited except where specific age, sex, or physical requirements constitute a bona fide occupational qualification necessary to proper and efficient administration.
REQUEST FOR ACCOMMODATION: Under the Americans with Disabilities Act, it is the responsibility of the applicant with a disability to request accommodation which he/she requires in order to participate in the application or examination process. The Personnel Department reserves the right to require documentation of the need for accommodation under the ADA. In order to request accommodation in the application or testing process, contact the Personnel Director at (334) 625-2675.
I9: Prior to your employment, you will be required to provide to your employer documentation of your identity and employment eligibility in order to comply with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.
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