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Temporary/Seasonal Laborer Position Available in Dept. of Public Works

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Temporary/Seasonal Laborers for Public Works

Approximately April – September 2016

Seasonal/temporary up to 40 hours per week; may include some weekend work; employment will be up to or may be less than the maximum seasonal/temporary employment allowed, which is six (6) months maximum.  Under supervision, performs varied types of manual and unskilled laboring work, and on occasion may drive a truck in connection with laboring work; does other related duties as required.  Examples of work may include the following:  Loads, lifts, and moves supplies, furniture, and equipment; Digs trenches and does manual grading; Cuts grass; Trims hedges; Plants and waters lawns, flowers; Loads and unloads trucks; Shovels gravel and sand; Performs cold patching; Cleans up underbrush, foliage, vines, and weeds; Digs out stumps of trees, and digs out and destroys poisonous vines, weeds and undergrowth; Picks up debris; Empties trash cans and recycling bins; Assists with set-up for special events; Learns to operate maintenance equipment.

Ability to learn rules, regulations, policies and procedures.  Ability to learn to use power tools and equipment as instructed by supervisor.  Ability to work outdoors in all types of weather conditions; Ability to read, write, speak, understand and communicate English sufficiently to perform the duties of the position.  Minimum age 18.  Must have current NJ Driver’s License with CDL preferred.  Background check and physical required.  Interested persons should complete an application at City Hall, 525 High Street, Burlington, NJ  08016.  No telephone calls please.  Starting wage $10.00 per hour. No benefits.  Preference to City of Burlington residents. 

The City of Burlington is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  If you need reasonable accommodations to apply due to disability please call 609-386-0200, ext. 119.