Applications Accepted From: ALL PERSONS INTERESTED
Division:TRAFFIC AND DRAINAGE OPERATIONS
Workdays & Hours: Various
Subject to change
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Safely and efficiently operates heavy equipment to perform a series of manual activities and tasks to transport materials, personnel and supplies to complete work assignments. Operates heavy equipment such as (Dump Trucks, 5/10 Ton Roller, Asphalt Distributor Truck, Concrete Mixer Truck, Concrete Saw, Flusher(with tanker endorsement, F.E. Loader, Herb. Spray Truck, Lowboy, Pothole Patcher, Slope Mower, Bulldozer, Sweeper and Bucket Truck) to transport equipment and/ or materials to and from work sites. Performs a variety of manual tasks and activities, i.e. spraying, lawn care, moving furniture, roofing, painting, digging manholes, mowing, pouring concrete or asphalt, etc. Maintains, cleans and services equipment, vehicles, tools and facilities. Inspects vehicles for required supplies, materials and equipment. Observes and follows safety procedures and precautions the work-site. May investigate and respond to complaints. Prepares and maintains reports, forms and records. May act as lead of a crew and coordinate and monitor work assignments and personnel.
This position routinely requires stooping, bending and/or lifting of items of up to thirty (30) pounds with occasional periods of walking on rough surfaces.
This is a Department of Houston Public Works Emergency Management position at the Tier I Level .
Ability to read, write, add, subtract and follow oral and/or basic written instructions as might normally be acquired through 9 to 11 years of formal schooling.
Six (6) months of experience in the operation of equipment and attachments are required.
A valid Class A or B Texas Commercial Driver License (CDL) and compliance with the City of Houston's policy on driving.
Preference will also be given to applicants with High School Diploma or GED.
Preference shall be given to eligible veteran applicants provided such persons possess the qualifications necessary for competent discharge of the duties involved in the position applied for, such persons are among the most qualified candidates for the position, and all other factors in accordance with Executive Order 1-6.
SELECTION/SKILLS TESTS REQUIRED: None
However, the department will administer a skills assessment evaluation at the time of interview.
SAFETY IMPACT POSITION: Yes
If yes, this position is subject to random drug testing and if a promotional position, candidate must pass an assignment drug test.
Factors used in determining the salary offered include the candidate's qualifications as well as the pay rates of other employees in this classification.
Pay Grade 13
Only online applications will be accepted for this City of Houston job and must be received by the Human Resources Department during posting opening and closing dates shown. Applications must be submitted online at: www.houstontx.gov.
To view your detailed application status, please log-in to your online profile by visiting: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/houston/default.cfm or call 832-393-6027.
All new and rehires must pass a pre-employment drug test and are subject to a physical examination and verification of information.
Due to the high volume of applications received, the hiring department will contact you directly, should you be selected to advance in our recruitment process.
If you need special services or accommodations, please call: TTY 7-1-1.
EEO Equal Employment Opportunity
The City of Houston is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and providing a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based upon any legally protected status or protected characteristic, including but not limited to an individual's sex, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status, gender identity, or pregnancy.
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