Department: Public Works/Highway
Reports To: Foreman
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Salary Range: 9
Performs various manual and/or unskilled tasks as required for construction or maintenance operations and operate a variety of contractor equipment and trucks used in construction, maintenance and repair activities; perform a variety of skilled tasks in the building, maintenance of streets, bridges and drainage systems. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND
The above description covers the principal duties and responsibilities of the job. The description shall not, however, be construed as a complete listing of all duties which may be required from day-to-day.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. 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.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); and one year related experience and/or training as an Operator 5 with the Bossier Parish Highway Department or equivalent experience acquired elsewhere.
Random drug testing is conducted on all Highway employees
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Incumbent must possess a valid State Driver’s License and be able to obtain a Valid CDL license within a reasonable time upon appointment.
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 regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing 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 regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, outside weather conditions, extreme cold, extreme heat, and vibration. The employee is frequently exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
How to Apply
Email completed application to firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls please.
The BPPJ is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or disability.