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Utility Worker II

Company: Government jobs
Location: Kenner
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

General DescriptionPROMOTIONAL ONLY LIMITED TO CURENT, PERMANENT CIVIL SERVICE EMPLOYEES WITH THE CITY OF KENNER.Heavy and light physical work in a wide variety of activities such as: cutting grass, weeds, trees, and brush; cleaning culverts, drains, and ditches; moving, loading, and unloading materials, supplies, and equipment; assisting in the repair and construction of roadways, walkways, utility installations, etc. Work is generally performed outdoors under varied weather conditions. Certain positions may require driving of a Parish vehicle, thus possession of a valid driver's license and acceptable driving record will be given preference on such positions. Reports to the assigned Foreman/Superintendent or comparable supervisor.Duties of ResponsibilitiesTHE II LEVEL RECOGNIZES SATISFACTORY COMPLETION OF AN EMPLOYEE'S INITIAL PROBATION AT THE UTILITY WORKER I LEVEL.. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS DUTIES VARY DEPENDING ON THE WORK PERFORMED IN A SPECIFIC DEPARTMENT AND REQUIRED FOR A SPECIFIC POSITION. EXPAMPLES MIGHT INCLUDE: Performs maintenance/construction tasks individually or in a crew in such diverse areas as streets, drainage, parkways, recreation maintenance, building/grounds maintenance, etc. Prepares and/or processes various records and reports such as custodian supply list, leave request forms, call reports, etc. Operates a variety of equipment and machinery and drives a variety of vehicles which vary by department. Uses a variety of tools. Interacts and communicates with various groups and individuals such as Foreman, coworkers, office personnel, and the general public.ADDITIONAL JOB FUNCTIONS Performs other related duties as required.Minimum QualificationsCurrent, permanent status as a Utility Worker I within the City of Kenner..HEALTH INSURANCE: Comprehensive medical benefits options are provided through Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana. Coverage is effective the first of the following month, following full-time employment.Dependent coverage is also available.The City of Kenner also offers voluntary insurance plans: DENTAL, VISION, and SUPPLEMENTAL INSURANCE PLANS (VOLUNTARY LIFE, CANCER, ACCIDENT,CRITICAL ILLNESS,HOSPITAL CONFINEMENT, LONG-TERM DISABILITY and SHORT-TERM DISABILITY). LIFE INSURANCE: All full-time employees are insured under a Group Life Insurance policy through Prudential Life Insurance Company.The coverage is one and half times the employee's salary, up to $300,000.The policy also provides a Basic Accidental Death and Dismemberment benefit.The premium cost is covered by the City of Kenner.Coverage is effective the first of the following month, following full time employment.RETIREMENT SYSTEM:The City of Kenner's regular full time employees are enrolled with the Municipal Employees Retirement System of Louisiana. Both the City of Kenner and the employee contribute the required percent to the system.The employee's contributions are kept on account and will be refunded, if the employees leaves employment before they are retirement eligible. DEFERRED COMPENSATION:The City of Kenner currently participates in a 457 Plan with MassMutual.This is a voluntary investment program that the employees are allowed to participate in at a contribution rate of their choice (must be within the designated maximum and minimum limits, as set for by Plan Document).The City of Kenner does not contribute to the 457 Plan. HOLIDAYS: Sixteen paid official holidays are observed, plus any other holidays which may be declared by the Mayor.ANNUAL AND SICK LEAVE: Eligible Kenner employees earn annual leave and sick leave.Accrual of hours will increase based on the number of years of service.WORKING TEST PERIOD: Upon appointment to a position in the classified service, the employee shall serve a working test period of six (6) months, unless extended. EAP: The Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is a program which provides a professional to help employees and their families to resolve problems.This service is 24 hrs. / 7 days per week, voluntary participation and confidential. Kenner reserves the right to at any time and from time to time to modify or amend, in whole or in part, any or all of the provisions of the benefit package. CITY OF KENNERPUBLIC INFORMATION NOTICE

Keywords: Government jobs, Kenner , Utility Worker II, Other , Kenner, Louisiana

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