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Town of Brighton Seasonal Laborer in Brighton, New York

Order#: NY1374804 Title: Seasonal Laborer Highway/Sewer Departments Full Time Temporary: 40 hours per week for up to 24 weeks Expected start date: June 2021 Salary: $12.50 per hour DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: This is an entry level unskilled position involving a variety of routine heavy and light manual labor tasks. The employee reports directly to and works under the general supervision of a higher level employee or Foreman. The job requires physical endurance. Position will be required to work outdoors in all kinds of weather. Supervision of others is not a responsibility of this class. Does related work as required. TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES Collects garbage and rubbish; Plants and prunes trees, grades lawns, rakes leaves, cuts grass and brush, weeds flower beds and assists in other Highway maintenance activities; Highway maintenance including stone and blacktop spreading; Performs general building cleaning tasks such as dusting, sweeping, mopping, and washing; Loads and unloads vehicles and trucks; Assists with sewer repairs; Assists with painting and unskilled carpentry tasks and general maintenance; Drives pick-up truck or other light vehicle for the delivery of supplies; Operates small Highway equipment as a trainee under direct supervision; Keep building and/or work areas of a jobsite clean and organized as necessary to maintain safe and productive work; FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS: Good knowledge of the use of hand tools; working knowledge the use of motorized equipment (ex: mower, trimmer, saws etc.); working knowledge of Highway maintenance activities; working knowledge of building cleaning methods; working knowledge of specific hazards and safety precautions; ability to do heavy manual labor, including lifting; ability to follow instructions; ability to work under direct supervision; ability to establish good working relationships with others; ability to work under all weather conditions; manual dexterity; endurance; dependability; honesty; physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to work in strenuous conditions; able to lift up to 50 pounds This position requires physical endurance and good physical health. Must have good interpersonal skills, be dependable and have reliable transportation. Must have a valid New York State Motor Vehicle Operator's License Class D. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: There are no training and experience qualifications How To Apply 1. Please send or drop off in person an application to: Town of Brighton Attn: Highway Department 1941 Elmwood Ave Rochester New York, 14620 2. Applications can be found on the Town's website at See "Resources", "Job Opportunities". 3. The Town will contact perspective applicants to schedule interviews; please do not call the Highway Department directly. The Town of Brighton is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome job applications from qualified individuals without regard to age, race, religion, color, citizenship, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, ancestry, family care status, pregnancy, military status, veteran status, disability, prior criminal offense, domestic violence victim status, gender identity, gender expression, genetic status, limited English proficiency or any other lawfully protected status.