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Seasonal General Labor-Water Works (Olive Street) 

Open Date 6/1/2020  
Close Date Until filled  
Full-Time/Part-Time Seasonal  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Bargaining / Non-Bargaining Non-Bargaining  
Division Public Works  
Location Division of Utilities - Office of Water Works - Olive Street  
Reports To Manager-Meter Services  
Schedule Monday-Thursday 6:30 am-4:30 pm for a maximum of 6 months. Hours will vary based on departmental need.  
Pay Rate $16.00/hr.  

Responsible for cleaning and painting fire hydrants throughout the city and property maintenance.

This list represents the types of duties required by the position. Other duties may be assigned as reasonably expected.
• Cleans and paints hydrants throughout the distribution system.
• Helps maintain Water Works property grounds.
• Drives mower, trucks, tractors and uses various hand tools related to base maintenance.
• Hauls dirt, debris and waste.
• Assists crew with Water Works repair.
• Inputs computer data entry as needed.
• Submits safety essay for Evan Sear’s Scholarship Award.
• Keeps daily log sheet.

Performs other duties and assume other responsibilities as apparent 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.

• Must be able to follow direction and implement safety procedures at all times.
• Ability to work independently and to complete daily activities according to work schedules.
• Ability to communicate orally and in writing.
• Ability to use equipment and tools properly and safely.
• Ability to understand, follow and transmit written and oral instructions.
• Ability to establish effective working relationships with employees, supervisors and the public.
• Ability to lift and/or move 100+ pounds.

• Valid Driver’s License required.

Lawn tractor, weed eater, utility truck, calculator, personal computer with keyboard and internal software, telephone, fax and Photocopier.

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 is frequently required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance, stoop, kneel, bend, crouch or crawl. The employee must lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Work is performed outdoors in adverse weather conditions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts. The employee frequently works in wet and/or humid conditions and is exposed to airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and vibrations. The employee is occasionally exposed to electric shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to loud. Employee must wear issued safety shirt and safety glasses at all times.

Required Pre-employment drug screen.  
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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