Skilled Laborer

Street Division of Public Works, City of Laurel, MS | $11.25 hourly / $23,390.64 annually | Open From: Apr 8, 2019 - Until Filled

Job Description

• 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


• High school diploma or GED, valid MS Driver’s License, and Social Security Card

Fine Print

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

✓ WIN Job Center Referral Card

✓ High School Diploma or Equivalent

✓ Valid Mississippi Driver’s License

✓ Social Security Card