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3/1/2016 - Laborer (3 Positions)

LABORER – Public Works (3 Positions)

Grade 30 ($34,747-$41,222)

Under the general supervision of a supervisor performs manual work doing a wide variety of semiskilled tasks in the construction, repair and maintenance of streets, storm drains, sidewalks, and other property owned by the City.  Duties include pick and shovel work, jack hammering, raking, grading, sweeping, painting crosswalks, cutting grass and brush, shoveling snow, emptying trash barrels, erecting traffic signs and participating in the City’s snow removal operation.  Auto Equipment Operator I, Auto Equipment Operator II, and Lead worker duties performed as required on a trainee or acting basis.  Performs related duties as required.


Must possess a High School Diploma or GED Equivalent.  At least three (3) years’ experience performing manual labor in construction or related field, or any equivalent combination of experience, education, and training necessary to perform the essential functions of this position.   Possession of a Commercial Driver’s License, Hoisting Engineer License preferred.  Must be able to obtain Commercial Driver’s License and Hoisting Engineer’s License within one (1) year from the date of hire.

Please submit an application to City of East Providence, Human Resources Department, 145 Taunton Avenue, 3rd floor, East Providence, RI, 02914, or email to hr@cityofeastprov.com.  No phone calls please.  Applications available at above address or online at: www.eastprovidenceri.net.  Only those applicants being considered will be contacted.  Applications must be submitted no later than March 18, 2016, 4:00 PM.

The City of East Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability in employment or the provision of services.