This is limited skilled manual and servicing work involving maintenance, repair and construction activities. Involves responsibility for the performance of manual labor, servicing and equipment operation tasks in general construction and maintenance. Involves physical labor and the operation of hand and power tools and light to medium duty automotive equipment. The work is usually closely supervised and the employee receives work instructions at the beginning of each new job; however, constant supervision is not necessary for routine and repetitive tasks which can be carried out without difficulty once these tasks are learned. As employees gain the experience and job knowledge, work assignments may become more difficult and varied.
Three months to one year of experience in maintenance, repair and construction activities; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities as stated in the job description, including but not limited to: knowledge of the use of standard equipment and hand tools and ability to acquire skill in the use of such equipment and tools in the area of assignment; ability to perform heavy manual labor for extended periods and under unfavorable weather conditions.
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENT:
Must possess and maintain a valid Commercial Driver's License (CDL) with an endorsement for Air Brakes.
See job posting and description for all requirements.
In order to be considered for this title, you must apply during the posting period via the online application portal.
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Applications for this position only accepted online at https://newhavenct.munisselfservice.com/ .
Please note that our method of communication with applicants is by email. In the application process, please provide us with a valid email address, and ensure you monitor your email, including spam or junk, for correspondence from our department.
If you experience technical difficulties in the online application process, please contact our office at 203-946-8252 or email NHJobs@newhavenct.gov.
SALARY: $24.79 per hour
This position is included in a collective bargaining agreement with Local 424 Unit 34 UPSEU.
Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of: (1) a pre employment background check, (2) a pre employment physical examination, including pre employment drug screening, and (3) registration in the New Haven COVID Vaccination / Testing portal and providing proof of full vaccination as per the Mandatory COVID Vaccination / Testing Policy (available to review at www.newhavenct.gov/gov/depts/hr/default.htm ), and (4) a 120-day probationary period. Instructions and information on this pre-employment process are included in Conditional Offer of Employment.
Persons with a job required CDL are subject to random drug screenings, and must meet all Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse requirements. This may include registering with the Clearinghouse and consenting for the City to perform a limited and/or full query as defined by the FMCSA Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse.
Current Bargaining Union Contract can be reviewed at https://www.newhavenct.gov/gov/depts/hr/city_employees/city_bargaining_union_contracts.htm