Skilled Labor

Public Works / Drainage Division | $11.25 per hour/$23,390.64 annually | Open From: Nov 8, 2018 - Until Filled

Job Description

An opening for the position of SKILLED LABORER exists in the Drainage Division of Public Works, City of Laurel, MS.

• High school diploma or GED, valid MS driver’s license, and Social Security card
• Considerable experience in the operation and maintenance of all types of hand tools and small power equipment such as chain saws, weed trimmers, and compaction equipment
• Knowledge and ability to work with concrete and all types of small equipment
• Considerable knowledge of the work hazards and applicable safety precautions associated with the operation of assigned equipment
• Skill in the operation of assigned equipment, and physical strength and agility sufficient to perform the work of this class, which requires lifting in excess of 50 pounds
• Ability to stand, kneel, or squat for periods of time
• Ability to work well alone or with others
• Knowledge of maintenance requirements of assigned equipment and ability to recognize operating deficiencies and make minor adjustments
• Ability to work in all types of weather conditions
• Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions and to communicate with the public
• Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously with frequent interruptions
• Performing other duties as directed


Applicant must provide the following documents to Human Resources, 401 North 5th Avenue (3rd Floor City Hall) Room 304:
✓ WIN Job Center referral card
✓ High School Diploma or Equivalent
✓ Valid Mississippi Driver’s License
✓ Social Security Card

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