Seasonal Utility Worker

  • City of Des Moines, Iowa
  • Des Moines, Iowa
  • Mar 17, 2020
Full Time Utilities
  • Salary: $8.16 - $9.65 Hourly USD

Job Description

Distinguishing Features of the Class

Under immediate supervision, to perform a variety of physical laboring tasks in connection with park maintenance, construction and repair work, and to perform other routine, manual laboring work as required.

Approximate employment hours : Assigned work hours mayinclude evenings,weekends and holidays.

Deadline : Applications areaccepted until such time a sufficient number of qualified applications is received to fill the positions.

Note : Hiring preference is given to applicants who held the position with the City of Des Moines during the 2019 summer employment season as well as to applicants having the ability to work consistently through the season.

Acceptable Experience and Training

  • Any combination equivalent to completion of the eighth grade.
  • May require valid driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility where work assignment requires driving a vehicle.


Required Special Qualifications

  • Requires satisfactory criminal, sex offender and if applicable driving record background checks.
  • Passing pre-employment physical and drug screen is required prior to employment.


Examples of Essential Work (Illustrative Only)

  • Collects and disposes of refuse and trash.
  • Cleans park restrooms and shelters.
  • Plants, weeds, and waters landscaped areas.
  • Assist with operation of public swimming pools and wading pools.
  • Plant, trim, mulch and water trees.Remove invasive plants.
  • Plant and seed native plant species.
  • Assist with construction projects and repairs to park facilities.
  • Assist with equipment maintenance.
  • Drive pickup trucks.
  • Performs other related laboring, custodial and routine manual tasks as required.
  • Work hours may include evenings, weekends and holidays.
Closing Date/Time: 6/22/2020 5:00 PM Central

Job Address

Des Moines, Iowa United States View Map