$31,200.00 - $35,400.00 Annually
MI 48226, MI
Certified-Regular Civil Service
Under immediate supervision, perform strenuous physical labor of routine grounds/landscape maintenance work and/or construction, maintenance and repair work.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities (may perform other duties as assigned)
Perform any of a variety of tasks involving physical strength and agility, such as with angle grinders, chainsaws and other hand tools, including, but not limited to, grass mowing equipment other yard tools.
Perform routine labor/maintenance work in an outdoor setting such as removing debris, shrubbery, overgrowth and miscellaneous items from walkways, alleys, corridors and other areas.
Clean assigned areas and equipment, including, but not limited to, hand held tools.
Assist with erecting, repairing, and constructing wooden and metal fences.
Utilize common hand tools, including, but not limited to, wheelbarrows, shovels, rakes, and other tools used to perform routine groundwork/landscape.
This position requires enrollment in a collaborative training program between the City of Detroit and Detroit At Work.
Employees in this position will spend approximately 50% of their time in training programs, suited to their educational needs and career aspirations.
Employees will spend the other 50% of their time performing work as described in this specification.
• Ability to read and write English and to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
• ?valuation for eligibility to participate in the Skills for Life Program.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
• Basic knowledge of commonly used hand tools.
• Basic knowledge of tools and materials commonly associated with landscaping/ground maintenance work.
• Skill in utilizing common gardening hand tools and equipment.
• Ability to understand and follow oral/written directions.
• Ability to display physical strength and dexterity.
• Ability to perform all the duties of the classification.
• Ability to work effectively as part of a work group/team.
Licenses, Certifications, and Other Special Requirements:
• Candidates considered for placement in this classification may be subject to a Criminal Background Investigation based on the requirements of the position.
• Employees are required to wear appropriate safety attire in accordance with departmental and OSHA safety regulations.
The employee generally engages in light to strenuous physical activity which may include operating machinery, motor vehicles, and using tools for an extended period of time. The employee is expected to move about and ascend/descend (e.g. stairs, ladders, trees etc.) to accomplish tasks. The employee must be able to lift, push, pull, and carry up to (90) pounds.
Work is performed in indoor and outdoor environments with potential exposure to conditions which may include fumes, extreme heat and cold, wetness, loud noise, dust, inclement weather and hazardous chemicals. Some work requires travel to meetings, conferences, and other work sites with exposure to seasonal weather conditions.
The above statements reflect the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this class. Incumbents may be required to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this specification. Essential duties may vary from position to position.
City Employees Benefits Summary
The City of Detroit offers a competitive and comprehensive employee benefit package. We pride ourselves on the longevity of our employees. Part of the reason for the low turnover rate is the exceptional benefit package listed below. Benefits include, but are not limited to the following:
Eligible for hospital, surgical, and prescription drug benefits after ninety-one (91) days of employment.
Eligible for dental care after sixth (6) months of employment.
Eligible for eye care after six (6)months of employment.
Optional group insurance available to employee and their family. The City pays 60% of premium for first $12,500 of employee life insurance. Employee may purchase, at own expense, life insurance for spouse and each dependent.
Long-Term Disability Insurance (Income Protection Plan)
The City offers disability insurance through payroll deductions for persons who become disabled and who are not yet eligible for a service retirement.
City employees accrue sick leave based on the number of regular hours worked. Full time employees earn ninety-six (96) hours of sick leave per year. You may carry over your unused sick leave. Effective July 7, 2012 maximum accumulation is 300 hours.
VACATION and LEAVE
New Year's Day
Martin Luther King's Birthday
Day after Thanksgiving
New Year's Eve
Other Leave Policies
The City also has the following paid and unpaid leaves; funeral leave, Family and Medical Leave, jury duty, military duty leave, unpaid personal leave,
City Employees Retirement System
As a regular City employee you automatically become a member of the General Retirement System. This entitles you to a retirement allowance after:
• Completion of thirty (30) years of service; - At age sixty (60) if you have at least ten (10) years of service, or - At age sixty-five (65) with eight (8) years of service. (In the event of disability, other eligibility rules apply); • An early, actuarially reduced, retirement is offered after you have attained at least twenty-five (25) years of service; • Employees are vested after ten (10) years of service, regardless of age.
Employees have many opportunities for growth and career advancement throughout all City departments and divisions.
Have a successful career with the City of
Detroit. Always remember that you are a part of a team with a common Vision of delivering excellent service to the citizens of the City of Detroit.
City of Detroit
Coleman A. Young Municipal Center 2 Woodward Ave ste 316 Detroit, Michigan, 48226
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