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POST DATE 9/12/2016
END DATE 10/9/2016

City of Tyler Tyler, TX

Tyler, TX
AJE Ref #
Job Classification
Full Time
Job Type
Company Ref #
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
High School Diploma or GED


Job Description:

Purpose Of Position To assist maintenance repairers, meter repairers, office personnel and crew leaders as required. To perform all physical tasks as assigned. Work schedule is M-F, Sam -- 5pm, rotating call on-call, ability to work after hours and weekends. Must respond within 20 minutes while on-call. Essential Functions Installs, repairs, and maintains pipes and valves for water/wastewater systems.Excavates and backfills trenches, using hand tools.Properly and safely operate power hand tools.Loads and unloads materials and equipment.Help constructs forms and mixes/pours concrete.Drives light trucks and equipment to and from job site.Installs, adjusts, and repairs meters, boxes, and valves.Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand English.Must be able to carry out oral and/or written instructions.Must be able to lift, carry, push, and pull up to 100-lbs. for several minutes daily.Must be able to climb, reach, bend, crouch, and handle a variety of tools and materials.Must be able to stand and walk daily.Must be able to communicate effectively with management and employees in person, by telephone, or by using a radio.May paint buildings, pipes, and other equipment.May clean/sweep floors, walls, and grounds.Other duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications High school diploma or GED required. Prefer at least one (1) year of job related experience. Must possess a valid Texas Class \\"C\\" driver's license with clear driving record. City Of Tyler Policy High school diploma or GED required. Prefer at least one (1) year of job related experience. Must possess a valid Texas Class \\"C\\" driver's license with clear driving record.It is the policy of the City to recruit, employ arid to provide compensation, promotion, and other conditions of employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, genetic information or status as a Vietnam era or special disabled veteran, recently separated veteran, and other protected veteran. The City affirms that employment decisions shall be made only on the basis of a person's ability to perform the essential functions of the job This position does require presence in the office to perform the essential functions of the job. The City shall continually review its employment practices and personnel procedures and take positive steps to assure that equality of employment opportunity in the City of Tyler, Texas is a fact as well as an ideal.The City of Tyler will accept two years of relevant experience ill place of each year of college required in the job description Four years of relevant experience will be considered in place of an Associate's Degree, and eight years of relevant experience \ vill be considered in place of a Bachelor's Degree. Any experience required in the Minimum qualifications is in addition to years of experience substituted for a degree.The City of Tyler supports a policy of a drug and alcohol free workplace. All candidates are subject to pre-employment testing, which may include, but is not limited to, Drug and Alcohol Screen ngs, Work Fitness Evaluation, Criminal Background Check, and Consumer Report/Credit Check.No person under eighteen (18) years of age will be employed in any regular full-time position. Persons under eighteen (18) years of age may be employed in temporary or regular part-time positions, if they furnish the City with a minor's release (Form 2-2) and are approved by the City Manager.No person under eighteen (18) years of age will be employed in any position requiring the operation of a City motorized vehicle.

Company Description:

Municipal Government - The City of Tyler is a municipality of over 100,000. It is a place for career growth, satisfaction and real opportunities to contribute to improving your organization, your community, and most importantly, yourself. Public Service to the community and developing excellence through community partnerships are your most important objectives when you take a position with the City of Tyler. We offer a progressive work atmosphere that encourages and nourishes employee growth.