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Police Jury seeking employee

02/10/2017

The Bossier Parish Police Jury is seeking to hire a individual for the Maintenance Worker II position. A job description for the position is listed below.

 

All qualified candidates should send a resume to the attention of:

 

Jim Firth

Bossier Parish Police Jury

P. O. Box 70

Benton, LA 71006

jfirth@bossierparishla.gov

 

A job description follows: 

 

Job Title:                   Maintenance Worker II

Department:              Maintenance

Reports To:                Maintenance Superintendent

FLSA Status:                        Non-Exempt


             

 

 

SUMMARY

Performs any combination of duties to maintain and repair property of Bossier Parish using a variety of machines, tools and equipment with an emphasis on carpentry work.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

DISCLAIMER: The above description covers the principal duties and responsibilities of the job. The description shall not, however, be construed as a complete listing of all duties which may be required from day-to-day.

  • Builds cabinets and performs other basic carpentry work in parish buildings as needed.
  • Assists in the maintenance and repair of parish buildings and other facilities’ electrical systems including replacing light bulbs, switches and fuses.
  • Cuts grass and trims weeds on parish property and parks, using lawn maintenance equipment.
  • Digs flower beds and plants flowers using gardening tools.
  • Cleans buildings, washes windows and empties trash receptacles, using brooms, cleaning supplies and floor buffer.
  • Paints interior and exterior walls and trim, using paint brushes or rollers and paint supplies.
  • Loads fallen limbs, branches and roadside trash for delivery to the landfill.
  • Repairs sidewalks and driveways with asphalt and cold-patching materials using shovels, hand-trowels, levels and long handled tamps.
  • Makes minor repairs to concrete or brick mortar on parish buildings.
  • Assists with general maintenance of parish vehicles and tractors.
  • Hand washes vehicles

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

 


 

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

High school diploma or general education degree (GED);

OR

Three to Six months related experience and/or training.

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read a limited number of two-and three-syllable words and to recognize similarities and differences between words and between series of numbers.  Ability to print and speak simple sentences.

 

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's.

 

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out simple one- or two-step instructions.  Ability to deal with standardized situations with only occasional or no variables.

 

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

Incumbent must possess a valid State Driver’s License

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

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.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and walk.  The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk and hear.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

 

SPECIAL NOTE

Random Drug Testing is conducted on Maintenance Workers

 

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, outside weather conditions, and vibration.  The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

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