SEMI-SKILLED LABORER (FMD)

at City of Houston
Location Houston, Texas
Date Posted June 22, 2022
Category Trades & Services
Job Type Not Specified

Description


APPLICATION ACCEPTED FROM: ALL PERSONS INTERESTED

DIVISION:
FACILITIES MAINTENANCE & DEVELOPMENT
SECTION: CARPENTRY
WORKDAYS & HOURS:
M - F, 6:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.*
*
Subject to change

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
The Houston Parks and Recreation Department is dedicated to building a sustainable community and enhancing the quality of urban life by providing safe well-maintained parks and offering affordable programming for our community. To achieve this mission, HPARD is seeking a Semi-Skilled Laborer to join its Facilities Management & Development Team.

The potential candidate will play a key role in the following duties:

  • Perform basic maintenance and repairs to structures, facilities and equipment, i.e. housekeeping activities, fabrication and installations, routine cleaning and servicing of vehicles and cement mixing and preparation.
  • Operate power and hand tool equipment.
  • Will assist paint shop with general painting duties.
  • May operate vehicles to and from work locations.
  • Monitor inventory control.
  • Perform additional miscellaneous assignments as required.
  • Assist Carpentry Shop with general carpentry duties.

This position is designated among essential personnel under the City's Emergency Management Policy.

WORKING CONDITIONS
This position requires extensive, near-continuous physical exertion such as repeated lifting of very heavy objects (more than 80 pounds), deep bending, climbing of steps and/or assuming awkward positions. Will be required to work outdoors year-round.

Job Requirements:
EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS
Ability to read, write, add, subtract and follow oral and/or basic written instructions as might normally be acquired through 9 to 11 years of formal schooling. No special knowledge of any subject area or technical field is required.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
Six (6) months of related experience are required.

LICENSE REQUIREMENTS
Requires a valid Texas Drivers license and compliance with the City of Houston's policy on driving (AP 2-2).**Preference shall be given to eligible veteran applicants provided such persons possess the qualifications necessary for competent discharge of the duties involved in the position applied for, such persons are among the most qualified candidates for the position, and all other factors in accordance with Executive Order 1-6.** SELECTION/SKILLS TESTS REQUIRED
The selection process will involve application review and/or interview.

SAFETY IMPACT POSITION YES
If yes, this position is subject to random drug testing and if a promotional position, candidate must pass an assignment drug test.

SALARY INFORMATION
Factors used in determining the salary offered include the candidate's qualifications as well as the pay rates of other employees in this classification.
Pay Grade 6
APPLICATION PROCEDURES
Only online applications will be accepted for this City of Houston job and must be received by the Human Resources Department during active posting period. Applications must be submitted online at: .

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Due to the high volume of applications received, the Hiring Department will contact you directly, should you be selected to advance in our recruitment process.

All new and rehires must pass a pre-employment drug test and are subject to a physical examination and verification of information provided.

EEO Equal Employment Opportunity
The City of Houston is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and providing a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based upon any legally protected status or protected characteristic, including but not limited to an individual's sex, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status, gender identity, or pregnancy.

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