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Truck Driver/Skilled Laborer

Date Posted: 2014-11-20

Department: Public Works

Shift: First

Grade: 7

Job Description:


Job Title:  Truck Driver/Skilled Laborer

Department:  Public Works                                                   

Shift:  1st

Grade: 7


Announcement Date:  Nov. 20, 2014

Closing Date:  Dec. 3, 2014


The City of Guntersville currently has an opening for a Truck Driver/Skilled Laborer with the Public Works Department.  The primary duties and responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to the following:


  1. Responsible for street maintenance, including cleaning and patching streets.
  2. Responsible for driving trucks and other vehicles used in Public Works department.
  3. Performs labor associated with installing drain tiles, concrete forming, pouring and  finishing and laying of concrete block.
  4. May operate light powered machines used in street repair.
  5. Performs related work as assigned or required.


Required knowledge, skills and abilities:


  1. Knowledge of street and grounds maintenance.
  2. Knowledge of manual labor associated with public works, repair, and maintenance of municipal properties.
  3. Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions applicable to the operation of assigned equipment and associated manual labor tasks.
  4. Knowledge of applicable traffic laws.
  5. Skilled in forming, pouring and finishing of concrete and masonry work.
  6. Skilled in the use of manual cleaning equipment, rakes, shovels and brooms.
  7. Skilled in the operation and maintenance of motor driven equipment used in Public Works activities.
  8. Ability to follow simple oral or written instructions.
  9. Ability to operate light power equipment.
  10. Ability to establish effective relationships with the general public, performing tasks with courtesy and tact.
  11. Sufficient physical strength and agility to perform manual labor and to work in very cold and hot temperatures and work in inclement weather.


Minimum Qualifications:


  1. Valid unrestricted Drivers License with driving record suitable for insurability.


Desirable Qualifications:     

  1. Valid Class B Commercial Drivers License with driving record suitable for insurability.


Application Process


Applications may be obtained from the City of Guntersville Personnel Office at 341 Gunter Ave., Guntersville, AL or visit our website at  Completed applications for qualified applicants should be returned to Ms. Renea Bradley, Personnel Director.  Applications will be accepted until close of business on Wednesday December 3, 2014.







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