MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Safe work practices, procedures, and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
- Learn basic methods, tools, equipment, and materials used in landscape maintenance, repair, and construction work.
- Use hand and power tools safely.
- Work safely and apply safety policies and work procedures.
- Learn to perform semi-skilled maintenance, repair, and construction assignments.
- Adhere to an assigned work schedule, adjust working hours to include early evenings and/or Saturdays if necessary and meet District Attendance Standards.
- Maintain good public relations with those contacted during work assignments.
- Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships.
- Support the goals and objectives of the Landfill and the District.
- Apply sound judgment in a variety of circumstances with or without specific instructions.
- Ability to work safely without presenting a threat to self or others.
- Work independently and accomplish various assignments while being given broad general instructions.
- Perform work assignments that require specialized skills beyond unskilled manual tasks or knowledge.
TRAINING, EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
- High School Diploma desired.
- Must maintain a California Driver's License Class C as a condition of employment.
- Acquire and maintain safety certifications as required.
- Wear and use proper and appropriate safety clothing and personal protective equipment.
- Work under adverse conditions such as inclement weather, heat, dust, dirt, chemicals, and noise.
- Work overtime, weekends, and holidays, as assignments require.
- Work in confined spaces and in high work areas.
PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS:
The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by employees to successfully perform the essential functions of this class. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Constantly stand and walk; ability to stoop, kneel or crouch to pick up or move materials or objects; physical ability to perform heavy physical labor; lift and move objects weighing up to 0 pounds without assistance and heavier objects with assistance; perform simple and power grasping, pushing, pulling, normal manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; corrected hearing and vision to normal range; verbal communication.
While performing the duties of this class, employees are regularly required to: work well under pressure; communicate effectively in both written and verbal form; capable of establishing priorities among the essential functions of the job and coordinating these priorities with others; learn and apply new information or skills; interact with all levels of District management and personnel, and the public.
Normally work is performed in both indoor and outdoor environments; occasionally will be exposed to varying temperatures; regular exposure to exposure to dirt, dust, fumes, noise, garbage, foul odors; moderate exposure often works around moving vehicles and equipment; constant contact with staff and the public.