Interested individuals must come to the Human Resources Office to complete an application for the position between the hours of 8:00 and 5:00, Monday through Friday or online at the Pulaski County website at www.pulaskicounty.net. The Human Resources Office is located in Suite 100 of the Pulaski County Administration Building - 201 S. Broadway, Little Rock.

POSITION:                                          LABORER

                                                   This position is open to County Employees and the General Public.

POSITION NO:                            123, 138

STARTING SALARY:              $23,397 - $25,497

DEPARTMENT:                            ROAD AND BRIDGE (4400)

This position is designated as a safety sensitive position pursuant to Arkansas Act 593.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITY/FUNCTION:  Responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of roads, bridges, and surrounding grounds, and also directing traffic around work sites.

 

ESSENTIALL JOB FUNCTIONS:

-        Put signs up informing motorists of traffic situations or dangers.

-        Rake gravel, shovel and smooth asphalt on roads, and fill potholes.

-        Direct traffic around construction sites using flags.

-        Cut weeds and grass along roads and intersections, and trim trees for appearance and motorist visibility.

-        Drive pickup truck carrying county employee workers to work sites.

-        Install street signs and marker posts for public information.

-        Perform other duties as requested.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

-        Ability to perform heavy manual labor.

-        Ability to follow oral and written instructions.

-        Ability to work independently and as a team member.

-        Ability to work in all types of weather conditions.

ACCEPTABLE TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:

-        Completion of a standard grade school course with the ability to read and write.

-        Must have a stable work history.

-        Must have a valid Arkansas Driver's License.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

-        Digital dexterity necessary for equipment operation.

-        Capable of frequent walking, climbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, or bending.

-        Ability to lift and carry loads up to 50 pounds.

-        Ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner.

-        Ability to concentrate for long periods of time.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Work is performed both indoors and outdoors and requires handling and occasional exposure to hazardous chemicals.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

-        Completion of standard grade school courses with the ability to read and write.

-        Must have a stable work history.

-        Must have a valid Arkansas Driver’s License.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENT:

Employment is contingent upon satisfactory completion of the following pre-employment requirements:  drug screening and a job related physical examination by appropriate licensed agencies.

 

OPEN DATE: 09-14-2018                                                        CLOSE DATE: 09-20-2018 (5:00 p.m.)

 

Please Note:  Applications will not be accepted after the Close Date.  A selection will not be made until the Close Date and the selecting official has received all applications.                                          

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