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Seasonal Support Worker

City of Everett

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Posting ID: 2022-0012
Posting Date: 2/23/2022
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Department: Department of Public Works
Location: Everett, MA
Vacancies: 3
Salary: $18.88
Schedule: 40 hours per week
Shift: Day

About the City of Everett:

A desirable place to live, work, and visit, the City of Everett prides itself on the progress it’s made while remaining dedicated to future possibilities. Home to over 50,000 residents, Everett is known for its rich culture, diverse population, and welcoming atmosphere. A once industrial City now recognized as a melting pot for residents and newcomers alike.

Summary of Position:

Under general supervision, Seasonal Support Workers support full-time staff in the following job duties as assigned. Some evening, weekend, and combined shifts may be required/available.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Litter and garbage control throughout City Park System.
  • Facility maintenance tasks include janitorial cleaning, building repairs, and vandalism repairs.
  • Athletic field maintenance tasks such as dragging and lining baseball and soccer fields.
  • Groundskeeping tasks include push-mowing, raking, weeding, edging, and line trimming.
  • Assist with minor carpentry, painting, plumbing, and irrigation repairs as needed.
  • Safely operate hand tools and assigned power equipment.
  • Safely use chemicals, paint products, solvents, etc.
  • Perform other related job duties as required to maintain City Parks or property.
  • Ability to follow written and oral instructions.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing with the public, supervisors, and other City staff.
  • Ability to complete assigned tasks or projects promptly.
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team.
  • An applicant may be required to work evenings, weekends, and holidays.
  • Applicants must be reliable and arrive for an assigned shift on time.
  • Demonstrated ability to positively and effectively interact with diverse individuals to accomplish a common goal.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to operate a variety of tools and equipment, including hand tools, brush chipper, lawnmowers, utility machinery, line trimmers, and various other small power tools
  • Ability to follow directions, manage multiple work assignments and complete them accurately and in a timely fashion, resolve problems, work as part of a team, and receive and give constructive criticism
  • Ability to make sound decisions and exercise good judgment in the absence of supervision
  • Ability to communicate effectively and courteously with the general public, board members, supervisors, other village employees, construction contractors, and others
  • Ability to perform manual labor for extended periods in all types of weather conditions

Education and Experience:

  • Applicant must be at least 18 years of age, have experience in the above-listed examples of job duties, and have the physical ability to perform job duties.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and have access to reliable transportation.
  • Must pass a pre-employment background check and drug screening

Physical Demands/Working Conditions:

  • This position is performed in both indoor and outdoor settings, possibly in adverse weather conditions, and requires the ability to bend, stoop, sit, stand, reach, pull, walk for an extended period, and perform occasional or repetitive lifting as required by the job.
  • Requires the ability to lift loads of up to eighty pounds occasionally
  • Requires the ability to climb and descend a ladder
  • Requires the ability to operate/use hand tools, motorized vehicles, and equipment
  • Requires the ability to communicate verbally with citizens and other staff members effectively

Additional Information:

  • The incumbent is not allowed to work more than 90 days.

How to Apply:

You can apply on Indeed: https://www.indeed.com/job/seasonal-support-worker-9f6fe90f93e7de0f or, please send resumes to Human.Resources@ci.everett.ma.us

For a disability-related reasonable accommodation or alternative application method, call Human Resources at 617-394-2280

The City of Everett is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

To apply for this job email your details to Human.Resources@ci.everett.ma.us

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