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Summer Maintenance Worker I
Title:Summer Maintenance Worker I
Department:Service Department
Closing Date:07/10/2017

Summer Maintenance Worker I



The City of Orangeburg is currently seeking a summer Maintenance Worker I for the Service Department.



This is service maintenance work in performing unskilled and semi-skilled manual labor tasks in the, maintenance, upkeep and repair of projects, public grounds and associated right-of-way/public property maintenance duties.




  • Work requires knowledge of standardized work routines and procedures for general maintenance projects, landscape maintenance and ability to operate simple machinery and equipment.


  • Contacts require courtesy, tact, and effectiveness in dealing with others to request or provide information, ask questions, or obtain clarification. Work is performed following specific instructions and established routines. Work is performed outdoors where there are some risks and hazards associated with operating machinery and vehicles on or near the roadway.


  • Operates motor vehicles and machinery and tools such as shovels, picks, sling blades, sledgehammers, axes, trowels, concrete saws, asphalt rollers, mowers, blowers, edgers and tamping devices.


  • Physical demands consist of working in adverse weather conditions, heavy physical exertion, and lifting and moving objects weighing 50 pounds or more.


  • Work is performed under immediate supervision where work assignments are well-detailed and well-prescribed by a superior or covered by established procedures and the worker is not permitted to deviate from established procedures.




  • Performs unskilled and semi-skilled manual labor tasks in the construction, maintenance, upkeep and repair of public works projects, and associated right-of-way/public property maintenance duties.

  • Loads and unloads materials from trucks.

  • Operates mowers, edgers, weed eaters, sprayers, chain saws, concrete saws, pumps, patching machines, tamping devices, and other simple machines and equipment.

  • Sets up safety equipment and barriers around job sites.

  • Cleans and stores tools and equipment.

  • Operates motor vehicles to transport materials, supplies and tools.

  • Performs related work as required.



  • Knowledge of standardized work routines and procedures used in the construction, maintenance, upkeep and repair of public works projects, public parks grounds, athletic fields and associated right-of-way/public property and related equipment.

  • Knowledge of tools used in landscaping, maintenance and construction work.

  • Knowledge of applicable safety rules and regulations.

  • Ability to operate simple equipment and machines.

  • Ability to perform heavy manual labor under adverse weather conditions.

  • Ability to lift and move supplies and materials weighing 50 pounds or more.

  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions, including warning labels and symbols identifying hazardous materials.

  • Ability to operate vehicles. Valid DL required.

  • Ability to perform manual labor.

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.

  • High school diploma or GED required.


Position is part time --$8.00 to $9.00/hr.

Conditional offer of employment based upon satisfactory results from pre-employment physical, drug screen and criminal background check.



It is the policy of the City of Orangeburg not to discriminate against qualified individuals on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, veteran status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status or disability (in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act) with respect to employment and promotional opportunities. THE CITY OF ORANGEBURG IS AN AT-WILL, EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.


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