City of Kansas City, MO Kansas City, MO, United States
Dec 16, 2020
Department/Division: Neighborhoods & Housing Services Department/Solid Waste Division/5300 Municipal; Parks & Recreation Department/North Region Park Maintenance Division/1301 NE Chouteau; Parks & Recreation Department/South Region Park Maintenance Division/6901 Elmwood; and Public Works Department/Operations Division/2400 Northeast Russell Road Salary Range: $14.82 - $23.16 / hour NHSD: Normal Work Days/Hours: Monday-Friday, 6:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m. (some weekends); Parks: Normal Work Days/Hours: work days vary, 7:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m.; Public Works: Normal Work Days/Hours: Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Application Deadline Date: Open Until Filled *Employees who hold the exact position title, have successfully completed their 6-month probationary period, and wish to be considered for a lateral transfer into the posted position, must contact the department directly. All others interested must submit an application to be considered for this posted Job Opening. Responsibilities NHSD: Normal Work Days/Hours: Monday-Friday, 6:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m. (some weekends). Collects refuse and loads into trucks on established route in trash, recycling, bulky, yard waste illegal dumping and/or nuisance. Operates packing and dumping controls. May operate mowers, tractors, weed eaters and other equipment used for mowing. May operate trucks associated with snow plow operations. Must be physically fit and capable of lifting a minimum of 40 lbs. and work in adverse conditions and locations. Parks: Normal Work Days/Hours: work days vary, 7:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Performs general maintenance and some equipment operations. Performs grass mowing, groundwork for landscaping, playground repairs, shelter cleaning, walking trail installations and repairs, tree and limb removal, daily trash removal with packer truck, hauling, and snow operations. Performs litter control, landscape maintenance, graffiti removal, operating tractors, riding mowers, skid loaders, flatbed 2-ton trucks, packer trucks, and a variety of power and manual hand tools and performs general maintenance for parks. Public Works: Normal Work Days/Hours: Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Operates chain and hand saws in cutting up tree branches and limbs. Flags traffic, operates weed eater, picks up trash/debris. Participates in the construction/maintenance of streets, bridges and culverts. Prepares street potholes/depressions for asphalt patching. Shovels hot or cold asphalt mix into potholes/depressions. Rakes asphalt. Rolls and tamps asphalt. Occasionally operates light to moderately heavy automotive and related equipment as necessary. Participates in snow removal activities. Performs related duties as required. Qualifications REQUIRES high school graduation; OR 6 months of experience in general labor. May be required to possess a valid state-issued driver's license in accordance with City of KCMO policies. Must pass a pre-employment drug screen and post-offer physical examination as prescribed by the City. Other Information URGENT!!! CRITICAL RECRUITMENT INFORMATION QUESTIONS REGARDING AVIATION POSITIONS SHOULD BE DIRECTED TO THE AVIATION DEPARTMENT AT 816-243-3010. POSITIONS POSTED FOR THE WATER DEPARTMENT ARE FOR THE WATER DEPARTMENT ONLY . QUESTIONS REGARDING THESE POSITIONS SHOULD BE DIRECTED TO 816-513-0253. IF YOU SEE THE SAME POSITION TITLE POSTED FOR A DIFFERENT DEPARTMENT, YOU MUST SUBMIT A SEPARATE APPLICATION TO BE CONSIDERED BY THE OTHER CITY DEPARTMENT. The evaluation of applications is based only on the information submitted by the application deadline. Therefore, in order to have your application properly considered, you should include all relevant dates, i.e., attendance at educational institutions, date degree(s) conferred, etc. Further, you should provide detailed description of relevant work experience/dates, including months/years of employment. Failure to submit a completed application may eliminate you from the selection process. Resumes may be filed to determine eligibility, but an official City application must be completed prior to appointment. For positions requiring college education as part of the minimum requirement and/or an equivalency, the minimum education requirement is high school graduation. The requirement of "high school graduation" also includes the state-issued GED certificate. For positions that require an accredited degree, qualifying professional, responsible experience must be obtained AFTER receipt of the accredited degree. Unless otherwise stated, the requirement of "an accredited" degree includes only those degrees obtained from colleges or universities listed with the U. S. Department of Education and recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education. If claiming military veterans preference points, you must attach a copy of your DD-214 or other qualifying documents prior to the application deadline. Applications submitted in person or by USPS mail must be received by the published Application Deadline, 5:00P.M., C.T. Applications submitted by FAX or online must be received by the published Application Deadline, midnight, C.T. All positions require successful completion of a pre-employment criminal history/background check. Non-residents, if appointed, must establish residency within the city limits of Kansas City, MO within nine months. The City of KCMO is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce. EOE. POLICY OF NON DISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF DISABILITY The City of KCMO does not discriminate on the basis of disability in the admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs or activities. Any applicant requiring an accommodation should contact the Human Resources Department, Recruitment & Selections Division at (816) 513-1945.