Crew Worker 1 (Water Quality)

City of Chattanooga Chattanooga, TN
Summary Benefits Supplemental Questions

Incumbents in this classification are responsible for performing miscellaneous labor for assigned department. Work is performed under close supervision (although most tasks are so routine that little supervision is required).

WORK HOURS: Monday - Friday; 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

WORK LOCATION: City Wide Services, Paul Clark Building


(The following duties ARE NOT intended to serve as a comprehensive list of all duties performed by all employees in this classification, only a representative summary of the primary duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed and may be required to perform additional, position-specific duties.)

Performs assorted public works duties such as sweeping sidewalks and streets, blowing and raking leaves and collecting/picking up brush, garbage and recycling materials.

May assist with placement of proper caution signs for motorists and pedestrians along rights-of-way; assists with traffic direction and control around worksite.

May participate in seasonal work such as ice and snow removal.

May participate in various repair work on bodies of vehicles including replacing damaged parts and mixing paints.

May perform various duties in the cleaning and organization of fleet operations including operating truck wash, emptying trash containers, sweeping and mopping floors of building, cleaning restrooms, repairing flat tires, stowing scrap metal, delivering and retrieving vehicles from privately operated shops and picking up parts, supplies and mail.

May perform/assist with various duties in the upkeep of golf courses including aerifying and mowing greens, fairways and/or tees, racking sand trap, hand watering greens, changing pin location and building tees.

May perform various duties in the cleaning and maintenance of various City facilities,buildings and landscapes including cleaning restrooms, sweeping, mopping, cleaning various types of flooring including terrazzo, tile, rubber and cork, vacuuming, carpet cleaning, operating specialized cleaning equipment, washing windows, removing trash and litter, mowing grass, operating leaf blower to remove leaves from various structures/landscapes (such as TN Aquarium Plaza and Walnut Street Bridge), weeding, mulching and trimming of plants/shrubbery.

May perform/assist with various duties related to construction including but not limited to drainage and road/paving operations.

May operate various hand and power tools requiring no special training or skill.

May be required to use, carry and answer their cell phone as determined by their job duties and the department head.

Performs other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

Any combination of relevant education, training or experience sufficient to perform the essential duties of the job will be considered.

Examples of relevant education include a High School Diploma or a GED. Examples of relevant experience include performing basic labor functions.



Supplemental Information:


Knowledge of construction, grounds or buildings maintenance principles and practices; applicable equipment, materials and tools used in construction, grounds or building maintenance activities and safe work practices.

Skill in following oral and written instructions; performing routine maintenance and construction tasks; operating and maintaining applicable construction, grounds and building maintenance equipment and tools and communication and interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.


Positions in this class typically require climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions.


Heavy Work: Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently and/or up to 20 pounds of forces constantly to move objects.

Incumbents may be subjected to moving mechanical parts, electrical currents, vibrations, fumes, odors, dusts, gases, poor ventilation, chemicals, oils, extreme temperatures, inadequate lighting, work space restrictions, intense noises and travel.


Safety Sensitive: Y

All employment offers are made at the beginning salary unless otherwise authorized.

All employees must maintain Tennessee residency from the date of hire.

Only applicants who provide a valid email address will be notified when the position has been filled.

The City of Chattanooga, Tennessee is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.

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