Internship Details

City of Culver
Website:
https://cityofculver.net/

Internship Title
Public Works Maintenance Worker
Area Industry Minimum Age Hourly Rate Interns Needed
Jefferson County Construction 18 $13.00, potential for more after 30 days of employment 1
Resume Required Requires Cover Letter Interview Required Hours Per Week Days Per Week
Yes No Yes up to 35 5
Application Deadline Start Date End Date Computer Knowledge Drug Screening
Open Until Filled 2021-06-07 TBD No No
Background Check
No

Description
Perform a variety of semi-skilled manual tasks in relation to installation, repair, and maintenance.  Operate light road maintenance equipment, simple power tools, and hand tools in the construction, operation, repair, maintenance, and replacement of water, sewer, streets/roads, storm drainage, and parks/pools, facilities/grounds, and equipment. Work as a crewmember is performed under the public works supervisor, who provides direct supervision. Work is primarily outside.
The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed.  The omission of a specific statement of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.
 
TYPICAL EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
1. Assists in the installation, maintenance, and repair of service equipment.
2. Performs building, landscaping, painting, lawn mowing, and other maintenance and repair such as:
   A. Picks up and empties trash from all facilities, buildings, and parks
   B. Cleans and sanitizes restrooms; repairs vandalism damage
   C. Mows, trims and edges lawns and City street shoulders
   D. Cleans ditches and culverts in City streets
   E. Prunes trees and shrubs, and sprays to control insects and weeds
   F. Maintains playground equipment, benches, gates, and fencing
   G. Performs minor plumbing, electrical, and carpentry tasks
   H. Paint buildings when needed if schedule or weather permits
3. Assists to lay and join water pipelines; install fittings and valves; tap into and repair irrigation lines.
4. Assists in the maintenance of sewage treatment lagoon, making all necessary repairs if possible.
5. Assist in Conducting the daily inspection of the city sewer plant system and obtains necessary test samples.
6. Assists in the repair, maintenance, and construction of dirt, gravel, oil mat, and paved streets, sidewalks, curbs, catch basins, and street signs.  Performs periodic refuse removal.
7. Operates automotive and power-driven equipment.  Assists in the service and repairs of such equipment.
8. Performs other duties for short periods of time in special situations for other departments when called upon.
9. Other tasks as assigned by the public works supervisor.
 
The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.
Educational Aspect
- Learn how to work under frequent supervision.
- Learn the ins and outs of Public Works for a City.
- Gain experience in operating automotive and power-driven equipment.
- Troubleshoot water pipelines and irrigation lines.
- Assist in the service and repairs of equipment and facilities the City of Culver maintains.
- Hands-on experience with landscaping, painting, lawn mowing, and building maintenance and repairs.
Further Requirements
SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND ABILITIES:
- Ability to read sewer and water maps, knowledge of the methods, materials, tools, and equipment used in a sewer, street, and drainage construction and maintenance. 
- Possesses general mechanical aptitude and ability to perform skilled tasks with some supervision.
- Possesses the ability to carry out oral and written instructions, perform manual tasks involving physical strength and endurance and withstand exposure to variable weather conditions.
- Skill and training in operating and maintaining city-owned equipment.
- Extensive knowledge and training in safety techniques in the safe use of vehicles, tools, materials, and equipment required to perform his/her job duties.
- Possesses the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with contractors, public officials, city employees, and the general public.   
- Perform responsibilities in a manner that clearly shows effective communication and cooperation and that promotes the open exchange of information, respect, high ethical standards, professionalism, and understands the perspective and needs of others.
- Have knowledge of regulations affecting construction and maintenance activities.
 
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND TRAINING:
- Possesses a basic understanding of water line maintenance and construction, sewer maintenance and construction, street maintenance and construction.
- Graduation from a high school or trade school or equivalent GED certificate or an equal combination of experience and training.
 
SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS:
Must possess a valid Oregon Drivers License
Lift Requirements

up to 50lbs., additional with help


City of Culver
Website:
https://cityofculver.net/
Internship Title
Public Works Maintenance Worker
AreaIndustry
Jefferson CountyConstruction
Minimum AgeHourly Rate
18$13.00, potential for more after 30 days of employment
Interns NeededRequires Cover Letter
1No
Interview RequiredApplication Deadline
YesOpen Until Filled
Start DateEnd Date
2021-06-07TBD
Hours/WeekGeneral Computer Knowledge
up to 35No
Drug ScreeningBackground Check
NoNo

Description
Perform a variety of semi-skilled manual tasks in relation to installation, repair, and maintenance.  Operate light road maintenance equipment, simple power tools, and hand tools in the construction, operation, repair, maintenance, and replacement of water, sewer, streets/roads, storm drainage, and parks/pools, facilities/grounds, and equipment. Work as a crewmember is performed under the public works supervisor, who provides direct supervision. Work is primarily outside.
The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed.  The omission of a specific statement of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.
 
TYPICAL EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
1. Assists in the installation, maintenance, and repair of service equipment.
2. Performs building, landscaping, painting, lawn mowing, and other maintenance and repair such as:
   A. Picks up and empties trash from all facilities, buildings, and parks
   B. Cleans and sanitizes restrooms; repairs vandalism damage
   C. Mows, trims and edges lawns and City street shoulders
   D. Cleans ditches and culverts in City streets
   E. Prunes trees and shrubs, and sprays to control insects and weeds
   F. Maintains playground equipment, benches, gates, and fencing
   G. Performs minor plumbing, electrical, and carpentry tasks
   H. Paint buildings when needed if schedule or weather permits
3. Assists to lay and join water pipelines; install fittings and valves; tap into and repair irrigation lines.
4. Assists in the maintenance of sewage treatment lagoon, making all necessary repairs if possible.
5. Assist in Conducting the daily inspection of the city sewer plant system and obtains necessary test samples.
6. Assists in the repair, maintenance, and construction of dirt, gravel, oil mat, and paved streets, sidewalks, curbs, catch basins, and street signs.  Performs periodic refuse removal.
7. Operates automotive and power-driven equipment.  Assists in the service and repairs of such equipment.
8. Performs other duties for short periods of time in special situations for other departments when called upon.
9. Other tasks as assigned by the public works supervisor.
 
The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.
Educational Aspect
- Learn how to work under frequent supervision.
- Learn the ins and outs of Public Works for a City.
- Gain experience in operating automotive and power-driven equipment.
- Troubleshoot water pipelines and irrigation lines.
- Assist in the service and repairs of equipment and facilities the City of Culver maintains.
- Hands-on experience with landscaping, painting, lawn mowing, and building maintenance and repairs.
Further Requirements
SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND ABILITIES:
- Ability to read sewer and water maps, knowledge of the methods, materials, tools, and equipment used in a sewer, street, and drainage construction and maintenance. 
- Possesses general mechanical aptitude and ability to perform skilled tasks with some supervision.
- Possesses the ability to carry out oral and written instructions, perform manual tasks involving physical strength and endurance and withstand exposure to variable weather conditions.
- Skill and training in operating and maintaining city-owned equipment.
- Extensive knowledge and training in safety techniques in the safe use of vehicles, tools, materials, and equipment required to perform his/her job duties.
- Possesses the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with contractors, public officials, city employees, and the general public.   
- Perform responsibilities in a manner that clearly shows effective communication and cooperation and that promotes the open exchange of information, respect, high ethical standards, professionalism, and understands the perspective and needs of others.
- Have knowledge of regulations affecting construction and maintenance activities.
 
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND TRAINING:
- Possesses a basic understanding of water line maintenance and construction, sewer maintenance and construction, street maintenance and construction.
- Graduation from a high school or trade school or equivalent GED certificate or an equal combination of experience and training.
 
SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS:
Must possess a valid Oregon Drivers License
Lift Requirements

up to 50lbs., additional with help


Area Coordinator

Debbie Taylor
debbie@edcoinfo.com
(541) 408-1308