Laborer I

Sanitation Division of the Public Works Department, City of Laurel, MS. | Salary: $10.72 per hour/ $22,298.64 annually + benefits | Open From: Jan 2, 2019 - Until Filled

Job Description


• Ability to follow instructions and work well with others
• Ability and knowledge to use all types of hand tools and small equipment
• Must be able to frequently lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects in excess of 50 pounds
• Ability to bend, stoop, crouch frequently
• Must be capable of extending the hands and arms in any direction; handling, seizing, holding, grasping, turning, or otherwise working with the hands/finger
• Ability and stamina to keep up with a moving truck, to climb up and down garbage trucks, and to bend and kneel
• Ability to complete garbage routes within specified time restraints
• Ability to work in all types of weather conditions
• Ability to communicate effectively with residents, elected officials, and other city employees, both orally and in writing; to deal with others in a professional manner; and to maintain professional composure in heated situations
• Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously with frequent interruptions
• Any other duties as needed and assigned




Applicant must provide the following documents to Human Resources, 401 North 5th Avenue (3rd Floor City Hall) Room 302:

✓ WIN Job Center referral ✓ Valid Mississippi Driver’s License or State Issued ID ✓ Social Security Card ✓ High School Diploma or Equivalent desired but not require

Fine Print

The City of Laurel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with anti-discrimination law, the City of Laurel prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.