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Concrete Finisher 

Open Date 5/28/2020  
Close Date 6/2/2020  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Bargaining / Non-Bargaining Teamster  
Division Public Works  
Location Division of Streets & Sewers - Office of Sewers  
Reports To Sewer Manager/Sewer Superintendents  
Schedule Monday-Thursday OR Tuesday-Friday, 6:30 AM-4:30 PM. Hours may vary based on operational and seasonal need. OT as required.  
Pay Rate $20.34  

Operates equipment, performs concrete installation and repair, and maintenance of facility building and grounds. Must be available for emergency basis stand-by, subject to 24 hour call-in.

This list represents the types of duties required by the position. Other duties may be assigned as reasonably expected.
• Perform curb and concrete flat finish work.
• Operate track excavator, backhoe, skid loader, front-end loader, and compressor with air hammer, walk-behind and hand-held concrete saws.
• Operate trucks of varying weight designations.
• Must be able to lift or assist in lifting a minimum of 100 pounds.
• Perform snow removal operations during winter.
• Communicate with supervisor on daily job functions.

• Maintain equipment and work area on a daily basis.
• Assume additional responsibilities as directed or as delegated.

To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty in a satisfactory manner. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Position Requirements

• High School Diploma or equivalent education.
• Three years of experience in concrete work, finishing and flat work preferred.

• Knowledge of equipment operations and functions.
• Knowledge of safety hazards and precautionary measures.
• Ability to use hand tools, shovels, etc. for a full shift.
• Ability to use laser level to set elevations.
• Ability to lay out and establish various grades.
• Knowledge of basic safety and traffic rules and regulations
• Basic knowledge of Street and Sewer Department operations.
• Ability to read and write.

• Valid Driver’s License required.
• Class A Commercial Driver’s License, or the ability to obtain one within 60 working days.

Back-hoe, skid loader, front-end loader, trucks ranging from pickup trucks to semi-tractor/trailer. Specialized processing equipment, air hammer, hand tools and all safety equipment. All Street/Sewer maintenance and construction equipment.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job the employee must have the ability to climb into truck beds, lift or assist in lifting up to 100 pounds, ability to push or pull equipment into position, and to perform very strenuous physical work.

Most, if not all, work to be performed occurs outdoors, must be able to work in extremely adverse weather conditions and/or environment. Exposure to mud, dust, bio-solids, compost and snow. Exposure to oil, grease, solvents that may be hazardous. The employee will be required to work in the streets with traffic present and walking on uneven ground. This is a safety-sensitive position, subject to random testing for drugs and alcohol in accordance with City policy.

Required Pre-employment drug screen required.  
About the Organization South Bend is the economic, educational, media, and cultural hub of a multi-county region spanning the Michigan-Indiana border. It's the fourth-largest city in Indiana with over 100,000 residents. South Bend's flourishing collegiate community and burgeoning tech industry have built upon the foundation of the city's industrial past to create a vibrant present and a promising future. The city's 14 institutions of higher learning, including the internationally renowned University of Notre Dame, infuse South Bend with creative energy in the arts, business, and technology. Combined with recent economic growth, strong neighborhoods, an affordable cost of living, exciting recreational opportunities, and thriving arts venues make South Bend a fabulous place to live, work, and, play.

***AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni who meet the required qualifications are encouraged to apply.***  
EOE Statement EOE/ADA Statement

The City of South Bend provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application/hiring process should contact the Legal Department's ADA Compliance Officer at and Office of Human Resources at to request a reasonable accommodation. Determinations as to granting reasonable accommodations for any applicant will be made on a case-by-case basis.

The City of South Bend seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality public safety officers, staff and administration. The City of South Bend is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace. We strongly encourage applications from underrepresented candidates and others that will enhance our community in compliance with EO No. 1-2016 Section 1. Moreover, the City of South Bend prohibits discrimination against veterans or disabled qualified individuals, and requires affirmative action by covered contractors to employ and advance veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities in compliance with 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-300.5(a).  

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