Job Description

Come work at a place where you have a direct impact on the quality of life for Kent residents, business owners and visitors alike!


Hourly Rate:
 $20.00-23.00 per hour, depending on experience

Hours of Work: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays
                            6:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Limited Hour (up to 28 hours per week)

**This position is a non-benefited, temporary position that will be open until filled.  If you have technical difficulties or need help in completing your online application, please feel free to call our office at (253) 856-5270 and we will do our best to assist you.**

Incumbents are non-benefited temporary laborers performing routine maintenance work for the City.  Work direction is provided by assigned supervisor or designee.  Previous work experience performing duties identified below is desirable.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Perform cement and asphalt road maintenance.

Maintain public streets by patching holes for safety and traffic control.

Assist in hot patching and overlaying roads.

Sweep intersections and shoulders by hand.

Respond to complaints concerning sidewalks, accidents, debris and traffic control.

Clean up assigned equipment and perform light grease maintenance as required.

Assist in back filling roads and shoulders with 5/8's hauling, 5/8's rolling and raking.

Control litter, clean streets, and perform sidewalk and curb repairs.

Repair handrails as needed.

Attend weekly and monthly safety meetings and perform monthly safety checks.

Complete timesheet and work orders in an accurate and timely manner.

Communicate with dispatcher, supervisors and field personnel using radio.

Inform supervisors of potentially hazardous conditions.

Actively support the vision, mission, values and behavior statements of the department and the City.

Education, Experience and Other Requirements:

Applicants must have a valid Washington State Driver's License and must be able to verify employment eligibility at time of hire; must have a high school diploma or equivalent; valid Traffic Control Flagging card is highly desirable; must successfully pass the City's pre-employment substance abuse screening, criminal background and driving record check; and must be at least 18 years of age.

The City of Kent is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Application Instructions

Please click on the link below to apply for this position. A new window will open and direct you to apply at our corporate careers page. We look forward to hearing from you!

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