Laborer II

Alexandria, VA
$34,132.28 - $60,064.16 Annually
Sep 14, 2022
Sep 28, 2022
Full Time
Laborer II

An Overview
A Laborer II performs journey-level tasks of more than ordinary difficulty. And employee in this class must be able to perform heavy physical labor safely and efficiently. The Laborer II class differs from Laborer I in that tasks require a greater degree of skill and knowledge of departmental operations. Laborers work under the immediate supervision of a lead worker or Labor Supervisor who lays out the details of each specific assignment and constantly checks the work in process and upon completion; or performs routine tasks independently after initial instruction. An incumbent in this class may assist Laborers III and Equipment Operators I and II in their various tasks.

The Opportunity
  • Picks up litter, empties litter cans;
  • Works in the shop area making street brooms, or stocking materials and cleaning equipment;
  • Power washes litter cans, oil spills and graffiti on City right of ways;
  • Operates industrial equipment such as fork lifts, pallet jacks in stocking materials in warehouse;
  • Operates small hand tools such as drills, saws, blowers, grinders, shop vacs, and weed eaters;
  • Picks up large items such as white goods, tires, debris dumped or abandoned on street;
  • Works cleaning before and after special events;
  • Post no parking signs in areas needing cleaned. Assists in cleaning around vehicles with sweeper operator;
  • Performs related work as required.

About T&ES
T&ES is a community partner in shaping a livable, green, and prospering Alexandria. We plan, build, operate, and maintain transportation systems and infrastructure that improve mobility and provide people and businesses with core public services. The work we do keeps Alexandrians moving, growing sustainability, and thriving. If you are curious for a broader view of our City, click City of Alexandria to learn more.

Minimum & Additional Requirements

To qualify for this position, all candidates must have completed high school or vocational school courses; ability to perform heavy manual labor in all types of weather; some knowledge of construction or maintenance activities and he equipment and tools of the trade; should have at least one (1) year of experience in any trade; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Preferred Qualifications

To be considered the ideal candidate, one should also have some knowledge of departmental operations and procedures related to maintenance activities; knowledge of equipment and tools and their safe use; the ability to follow written instructions; two years experience as a semi-skilled worker.

Note: Possession of a valid motor vehicle operator’s license may be required by some positions to operate some equipment in this class.

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