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Full-Time Laborer-

Position Purpose:  Under the direction of the Public Works Director, the incumbent performs any duty necessary to provide effective maintenance of the City’s streets, appurtenances, and storm drainage facilities.

Essential Elements:  Performs a variety of tasks intended to enhance traffic safety and the attractiveness of rights-of way in the City. Work may include sign repair or replacement, brush trimming, herbicide application and road maintenance and repair.  Operates vehicles and maintenance equipment as directed and performs routine maintenance on equipment as required.  Follows safety procedures in the operation of equipment, and while on the job site, properly places traffic control devices to protect the public and co-workers.  Responsible for the car and use of any assigned tools, vehicles and equipment.  Must be able to understand and follow verbal and written instructions and, in the absence of the supervisor, prepare a written report of work activity, equipment and materials used.

Principal Accountabilities:  Regular attendance at work at the assigned time, with no unexcused absences. Displaying a willing attitude to learn new tasks and to take on any task assigned.  Following all safe work practices, policies and procedures.

Minimum Qualifications:  Must have High School Diploma or G.E.D. equivalency.  The incumbent must be able to read, write and make basic mathematical calculations.  Work experience related to laborer, road maintenance, construction or construction equipment is desirable.  A valid Tennessee Class A Commercial Driver’s License is strongly preferred.

Salary is dependent on experience and qualifications.  This position has an excellent benefits package.

Applications are available online at www.kingstontn.gov  and at Kingston City Hall located at 900 Waterford Place, Kingston, TN  37763. Please submit applications and resumes to the City of Kingston by mail or email at humanresources@kingstontn.gov



Unemployment Rate

Month/Year Kingston, TN% Tennessee% National %
1 / 2017 7.0% 5.7% 4.8%
2 / 2017 6.0% 4.9% 4.7%
3 / 2017 5.5% 4.6% 4.5%
4 / 2017 4.3% 3.7% 4.4%
5 / 2017 3.4% 2.9% 4.3%

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