Company Description: The City of Pittsfield is the cultural, commercial, legal, and medical center of the Berkshires – a region renowned for its wonderful people, outstanding standard of living, beautiful landscapes, and the finest in cultural and recreational attractions.
We are an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer committed to promoting a multicultural work force, excellence in public service, and on-going mutual respect in our working relationships. Minorities are encouraged to apply.
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$15.00 Per Hour
Some High School Coursework
The City of Pittsfield's Public Services & Utilities Department is currently seeking summer seasonal laborers for their Parks, Highway, Traffic, and Water Divisions.
Responsibilities include but not limited to:
Parks: cleaning and other janitorial duties, mowing, tending to flower/garden beds throughout City, maintenance and care of City-owned buildings and properties including Common Park Pavilion and Burbank Park Pavilion, parks, schools, etc.
Highway: General street maintenance duties, such as paving, pothole patching, mowing, raking, debris removal. Performs janitorial work to ensure cleanliness of all areas, such as removing litter from public areas and emptying trash
Traffic: Assist in installing signs, throughout the city, parking lots and buildings. Maintains sign shop cleanliness; Assist in Installing, maintaining, modifying, adjusting and repairing building and equipment used in the traffic division.; Assist in laying out and using painting equipment for striping streets, crosswalks, parking areas, as well as legends. Maintains painting equipment.
Water/Wastewater: Cleaning out sewers and catch basins; Mowing grass and vegetation using either hand or powered equipment; Painting; Janitorial Duties
Must be 18 years of age or older
Valid Massachusetts driver’s license, Class D
Ability to understand written and oral instructions, and communicate effectively with co-workers and supervisors
Physical agility, strength and endurance sufficient to perform heavy manual labor under inclement weather conditions, in restricted or confined environments, and in elevated areas
Ability to handle and operate tools and equipment as required