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City of Bloomington, Indiana

Position Description

Employee works, as assigned by the Crew Leader, under the supervision of the Operations Superintendent as a member of a work crew. The employee may be directed to complete a job task without direct supervision. Employee performs a wide variety of duties and tasks related to upkeep and maintenance, and the installation and repair of new and existing parks and facilities. Additional duties include:

  • Tree cutting, brush and debris removal, material hauling, turf repair, leaf raking, painting and other related duties as assigned.
  • May assist in repair and maintenance of playgrounds.
  • Assists in construction and related duties such as hauling and spreading woodchips and gravel, pouring and finishing concrete, and installation of fencing.
  • Hauling, lifting, and loading of heavy materials.
  • Installation and repair of park signs, benches, tables, and other equipment.
  • Removal of litter, trash, and other debris from assigned areas as directed.
  • Takes part in set-ups and dismantles of tables, chairs, tents, stages, etc. for special events as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Training/Special Skills

Previous experience and working knowledge and skill in the safe operation of general construction equipment and tools to include power tools, hand tools, woodworking machines, chainsaws, concrete finishing tools, and other related tools and carpentry equipment.

  • Must be self-motivated, and have the ability to interact and work well with the public and other employees.
  • Must be reliable, punctual, have the ability to follow oral and written direction, and be capable of performing physically demanding work.
  • Valid Driver’s License. Good driving record.
  • Class E laborer would have to possess previous experience in construction, plumbing, electrical, or some other form of building trade.

Physical Effort/Working Conditions

Must be in good physical condition. Moderate to strenuous physical effort is exerted by the employee in the setup and operation of equipment; including frequent bending, stooping, and the movement of extremities to operate equipment and perform work tasks. Moderate to strenuous physical effort is frequently required for extended periods of time in the lifting, loading, and transporting of construction materials. Employee must be physically capable of lifting weights in excess of 50 pounds. Employee performs duties in and out of doors, in varying weather conditions, and is periodically exposed to work sites with traffic, noise, dust, and vehicle and equipment fumes.

Hours

8 hours per day, 7:30am-3:30pm. Some weekends may be required. 40 hour work week, except during periods of inclement weather. Employees under age 18 are subject to restrictions on both hours and prohibited occupations.

Season

April 2–November 2. Term of employment not to exceed nine months.

Salary

$11.61 - $12.88 per hour

Applicants for this position are subject to a criminal history background check. Direct deposit is a required condition of employment.

Details

Anyone wishing to apply for this position must submit an application to Bloomington Parks and Recreation, 401 N. Morton St. Ste. 250, Bloomington, Indiana either in person during business hours (8 a.m. - 5 p.m. M-F), by mail (PO Box 848, Bloomington, IN 47402) or by fax ((812) 349-3705).

Students attending Indiana University may submit applications to the Student Employment Office at 625 N. Jordan. Applications are available at the City of Bloomington Parks and Recreation main office and at the Student Employment Office. Applications will be accepted through March 2, 2018.

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The City of Bloomington does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, ancestry, marital status, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation and disability status in employment or the provision of services.

The City of Bloomington validates authorization to work using eVerify. The City will provide the Social Security Administration and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security, with the information from each new employee's I-9 form to confirm work authorization.