Under immediate supervision, performs a variety of unskilled manual labor tasks and general street maintenance. May operate tools such as a jackhammer, tamper, asphalt rake and shovel. Loads and unloads materials and equipment. May assist in cement and asphalt patching, mudjacking and crack sealing. Cleans equipment, building and grounds. Operates light motorized equipment as necessary. May assist with the installation of street signage or pavement markings. May assist with debris removal from culverts and bridges. May assist with raking and operation of leaf vacuum equipment for removal of leaves for curbside pickup. Conducts self in a manner which promotes and supports diversity and inclusivity in the workplace and community. Performs other related duties as required.
Requires the knowledge of and ability to use common hand and power tools, familiarity with common construction materials and equipment, the ability to follow oral and written instructions, manual dexterity, mechanical aptitude and the ability to perform heavy outside work. Valid driver’s license with a satisfactory driving record required. Must be 18 years of age per Iowa Code 92.8.
It is the policy of the City of Iowa City to afford equal employment opportunities for all employees and potential City employees.
About City of Iowa City
Employing approximately 600 permanent employees and 400 temporary and seasonal employees, the City of Iowa City provides a full range of services including police and fire protection, construction and maintenance of roads, streets and infrastructure, inspection and licensing functions, solid waste collection and recycling services which include the operation of a landfill serving all of Johnson County, a municipal airport, library, recreational activities and cultural events. The City owns and operates its water supply and distribution system and sewage collection and treatment system with secondary treatment also provided. The City operates a municipal off-street and on-street parking system in the downtown area. The City also operates a transit system. The City of Iowa City is an Equal Opportunity Employer, offering competitive wages and an excellent benefits package for eligible positions."