A class incumbent is responsible for performing manual labor which involves the use of hand and power tools.
Nature and Scope
Class incumbents work under general supervision of a technical superior and are responsible for performing heavy manual labor. Incumbents also use hand and power tools and may operate motor vehicles as required.
Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class. Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here.
Operates jackhammer, air compressor, power saw and related mechanical devices.
Uses picks, shovels, axes, rakes, hammers, brooms, saws and other hand tools.
Picks up trash and mows grass.
Loads and unloads materials, supplies, equipment and related items.
Assists in maintenance and repair of roads, grounds and facilities.
Trims and may top trees; assists in planting and transplanting of trees and plants.
Removes snow and spreads salt.
May assist skilled craftsmen.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
The intent of the listed knowledge, skills and abilities is to give a general indication of the core requirements for all positions in the class series; therefore, the KSA’s listed are not exhaustive or necessarily inclusive of the requirements of every position in the class.
Knowledge of practices, tools, equipment and materials used in maintenance and repair of roads, grounds and facilities.
Knowledge of safety practices and procedures.
Ability to operate power tools.
Ability to perform heavy manual labor for extended periods of time, often under adverse weather conditions.
Ability to keep simple records, make routine reports and to follow oral instructions.