Job Description
Job Title: Landfill Maintenance Worker I
Department: Public Works
Supervisor: Assigned
Prepared By: Arlee Schneider
Summary Maintains and repairs property of municipality by performing the following
duties.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be
assigned.
Receives written work orders or verbal instructions from Supervisor
Cuts grass and trims weeds on Landfill property. Cleans buildings, washes windows, and
empties trash cans. Drives truck and loads fallen tree limbs and roadside trash onto
truck.
Operates snow removal equipment to maintain City property. Maintains and repairs
parts of buildings. May assist in replacing worn or damaged parts such as hoses, wiring,
and belts, in machines and equipment such as truck, and riding mower.
Supervisory Responsibilities
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.
Competencies
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following
competencies: Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; able to deal
with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events. Personal Appearance - Dresses
appropriately for position. Safety and Security - Observes safety and security
procedures; reports potentially unsafe conditions; uses equipment and materials
properly.
Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be at least 18 years
old, and 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), and up to 1 years’ experience.
Language Skills
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in oneon-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the
organization.
Reasoning Ability
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out simple instructions. Ability to
deal with standardized situations with only occasional or no variables.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Must have a valid Montana Driver's license and be insurable by the City's insurance
carrier.
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 reach with
hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit and stoop,
kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance. The
employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
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 outside
weather conditions. The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts.
The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; fumes or airborne
particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the
work environment is usually moderate.
FLSA Status:
Prepared Date: 11/13/2014
Approved By:
Approved Date:
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Job Description Job Title: Landfill Maintenance Worker I Department