West Valley City
  • 21-Mar-2017 to 20-Jul-2017 (MST)
  • Operations
  • West Valley City, UT, USA
  • 13.00 - 14.00
  • Hourly
  • Seasonal





JOB TITLE:                        Seasonal Streets Laborer                            

DEPARTMENT:                  Public Works     

DIVISION:                        Operations                                        

REPORTS TO:                    Street Superintendent                                 

FLSA STATUS:                   Non-Exempt     




This position performs a variety of manual semi-skilled tasks associated with the maintenance and repair of City streets, which requires the ability to operate equipment and small trucks up to 26,000 lbs. gross weight and to work effectively with other crew members.



Patch and repair pot holes, sweep dirt from pavement base, assist with the laying of asphalt, smooth surfaces by hand or by using portable equipment.

Cleans storm drains, grates and ditches of obstruction, using hand tools, pumps or small mechanical support.

Mix and pour concrete, haul concrete in wheel barrow and spread and level using a shovel, rake and/or hand tools.

Sweep curb gutters and streets. Load debris into specified containers, clean gutters, dig out snow and ice formed in gutters and load material into loaders.

Operate small trucks and equipment up to 26,000 lbs gross vehicle weight to perform a variety of tasks.

Erect and dismantle barricades, signs and cones.

Work with other crew members to perform work tasks efficiently and effectively.

Learn and follow department policies and procedures governing work performed.

Learn the operation of other department equipment on a training basis, as time permits.

Identify opportunity to improve service to the public, explain projects to the public and answer questions about City related issues in a pleasant and tactful manner.

Suggest opportunities to improve City services in performing work tasks.

Flag traffic upon certification.

Other duties may be assigned.






Ability to perform heavy physical labor for extended periods of time in all types of weather conditions. General knowledge of equipment use and operation. General knowledge of methods, materials and equipment involved in performing road and storm draining maintenance and repair. Ability to learn to operate light equipment, crackseal equipment, pneumatic tools, hand tools, mowing machines, pumps and other equipment. Ability to follow written and verbal instructions, work effectively with others, respond to change productively and perform other tasks as assigned. Ability to read, write and perform business mathematics equivalent to high school degree. Possess a valid Utah Operators license and the ability to drive safely.



Graduation from a standard senior high school or GED equivalent. A minimum of two years related work experience demonstrating the ability to work well with others in performing heavy manual labor. Must have a valid Utah Commercial Driver's License.



English (speak, read and write)



The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



Frequently subject to extreme conditions, including heat, cold, rain and snow. Frequent exposure to dust, fumes, hot asphalt and road improvement materials. Subject to moderate noise levels, moderate physical hazards while performing projects and maintenance and intermittent stress due to human behavior and job tasks.

West Valley City
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