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Maintenance Helper

Company: City of Jacksonville
Location: Jacksonville
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Maintenance Helper Print (http://agency.governmentjobs.com/jacksonvillefl/job_bulletin.cfm?jobID=3649908&sharedWindow=0) Apply Maintenance Helper Salary $24,911.64 AnnuallyLocation Jacksonville, FLJob TypeFull-timeDepartmentPARKS, RECREATION & COMM SVCSJob Number2022-04958ClosingContinuous

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  • Questions Job DescriptionAre you looking for a position with a work/life balance? Do you want to earn four weeks off during your first year of employment? Do you want low and no cost health insurance options? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you need to complete your application now. Work for the city you love!!!The Parks, Recreation & Community Services Department is actively seeking a Maintenance Helper.Did you know as a City of Jacksonville employee, you would also have 12 paid holidays and a personal leave day as well? In addition, to health insurance, dental, vision, life insurance and flexible spending plans are also available. City of Jacksonville employees are also eligible for Federal Student Loan Forgiveness after 10 years of public service and on-time payments.This is service maintenance work in performing unskilled and semi-skilled manual labor tasks in the construction, maintenance, upkeep and repair of public works projects, public parks grounds, athletic fields and associated right-of-way/public property maintenance duties. Work requires knowledge of work routines and procedures for public works construction projects, landscape maintenance and ability to operate simple machinery and equipment. Contacts require courtesy, tact, and effectiveness in dealing with others to request or provide information, ask questions, or obtain clarification. Work is performed following specific instructions and established routines. Work is performed outdoors where there are some risks and hazards associated with operating machinery near the roadway. Operates machinery and tools such as shovels, picks, sling blades, sledgehammers, axes, trowels, concrete saws, asphalt rollers, mowers, blowers, edgers and tamping devices. Physical demands consist of working in adverse weather conditions, heavy physical exertion, and lifting and moving objects weighing 50 pounds or more. Work is performed under immediate supervision where work assignments are well-detailed and well-prescribed by a superior or covered by established procedures and the worker is not permitted to deviate from established procedures.Examples of Work
    • Performs unskilled and semi-skilled manual labor tasks in the construction, maintenance, upkeep and repair of public works projects, public parks grounds, athletic fields, and associated right-of-way/public property maintenance duties.
    • Loads and unloads materials from trucks.
    • Operates mowers, edgers, weed eaters, sprayers, chain saws, concrete saws, pumps, patching machines, tamping devices, and other simple machines and equipment.
    • Sets up safety equipment and barriers around job sites.
    • Cleans and stores tools and equipment.
    • Demonstrates proficiency in the City of Jacksonville Core Competencies.
    • Performs related work as requiredKnowledge, Skills and Abilities
      • Knowledge of work instructions, simple work routines and uncomplicated procedures used in the construction, maintenance, upkeep and repair of public works projects, public parks grounds, athletic fields and related equipment.
      • Knowledge of tools used in landscaping, maintenance and construction work.
      • Knowledge of applicable safety rules and regulations.
      • Ability to operate simple equipment and machines.
      • Ability to perform heavy manual labor? under adverse weather conditions.
      • Ability to lift and move supplies and materials weighing 50 pounds or more.
      • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions, including warning labels and symbols identifying hazardous materials.
      • Ability to perform manual labor.
      • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.Open Requirements/Supplemental Information
        • Must be able to perform manual labor and to read and write English.
        • This is a non-competitive class which does not require an examination for filling vacancies.PROMOTIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
        • There are no classifications that promote into this.OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
          • The probationary period for this class is six (6) months.
          • This classification performs safety-sensitive functions and is subject to pre-employment and random drug/alcohol testing programs as set forth in the City of Jacksonville's Drug Free Workplace Policy (Directive 0401). A FULLY COMPLETED ONLINE APPLICATION IS REQUIRED. Apply at www.coj.net. Work history is required for all employment/volunteer work in which qualifications are being based. When meeting/basing qualifications on education, a copy of your college transcript, with your social blacked out, is required with your application. Transcripts do not need to be official, but must state your name, the schools name, classes taken, grades received, type of degree, and date degree was conferred. The application system works best with Google Chrome or Edge with Chromium web browsers. Please try to apply using one of these browsers. Be sure to add coj.net to your safe senders list to ensure you receive email notifications. You may also track the status of your application and see notifications by logging into your account.Certain servicemembers and veterans, and the spouses and the family members of such service members and veterans, receive preference and priority, and certain servicemembers may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements, in employment and are encouraged to apply for positions being filled.If claiming veteran's preference, you must attach a DD-214 (Member Form-4 copy) or military discharge papers, or equivalent certification from the Department of Veterans Affairs listing military status, dates of service and character of discharge. You must also attach the Veterans Preference Certification Form and if applicable, the additional forms as noted here: http://www.coj.net/departments/employee-services/veterans-preferenceIf a candidate believes he or she was not afforded veterans preference, he or she may file a written complaint, within 60 calendar days upon receipt of notification of the hiring decision, requesting an investigation to:Florida Department of Veterans AffairsAttention: Veterans Preference Coordinator11351 Ulmerton Road, Suite 311-KLargo, FL 33778-1630Email: VeteransPreference@fdva.state.fl.usThe City of Jacksonville provides a wide array of benefits to meet the diverse needs of our employees. Our comprehensive benefit programs include medical, dental and vision plans; life insurance coverage for you and your dependents; flexible spending plans for medical reimbursement, dependent care, parking, and transit expenses; an employee assistance program for you and your dependents; a 457(b) tax-deferred compensation plan to supplement your retirement, and a ROTH IRA plan. We also provide an extensive wellness program that includes a health intervention program if qualified, lunch and learns, health fairs, and discounted gym memberships. Please visit the Employee Benefits website for details on all the plans we offer.www.coj.net/benefits01 Each applicant must complete this supplemental questionnaire as a part of the application screening and selection process. The information you provide will be reviewed and used to determine your eligibility to move forward in the selection process. Copying and pasting your resume or stating "see resume" does NOT fulfill the requirements of the question. Incomplete responses, false statements, omissions, or partial information may result in disqualification from the selection process. Do you agree to answer each supplemental question truthfully and certify that your responses can be verified from information included within the application?
            • Yes
            • No02 Are you authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship from the City of Jacksonville either now or in the future?
            • Yes
            • No03 The budgeted annual salary range for this position is $24,911.64. This is not negotiable. If selected, would you be willing to accept this position in this pay range?
            • Yes
            • No04 Do you have the ability to speak, read and write English?
            • Yes
            • No05 Are you able to perform manual labor?
            • Yes
            • No06 Do you understand that this classification performs safety-sensitive functions and is subject to pre-employment and random drug/alcohol testing programs as set forth in the City of Jacksonville's Drug Free Workplace Policy (Directive 0401)?
            • Yes
            • No07 If you are requesting veterans preference, you MUST download the appropriate state of Florida form (even if you don't live in Florida) and attach it to your application. FAILURE TO DO SO WILL DELAY YOUR VETERANS PREFERENCE STATUS. Please download the forms at http://www.coj.net/departments/employee-services/veterans-preference
            • Yes, I am claiming veterans preference and I understand that I MUST download the appropriate form and attach it to my application.
            • No, I am not claiming veterans preference and this does not apply to me.Required Question AgencyCity of JacksonvilleAddress117 W. Duval St. Suite 150 Jacksonville, Florida, 32202 Websitehttp://www.coj.net/departments/employee-services.aspx Apply Please verify your email address Verify Email

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