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Labor Work Pool (General Laborer)

at City of Little Rock

Pay: $9.25 to $10/hour
$9.25 - $10
Posted: 10/8/2019
Job Status: Part Time
Job Reference #: 2309526
Categories: General Labor
Keywords: labor, cleaning, pool

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Safety/Security Sensitive Designation

To perform various general or manual labor duties for the City of Little Rock and the Little Rock Conventions and Visitors Bureau.

Job Objective and Essential Functions

Parks Laborer / Maintenance Worker : 

Operates tractor mounted mowing equipment to cut grass and other hand and power tools such as push mower, edger, line trimmer, blowers, etc., to perform lawn and grounds maintenance duties. Operates trucks and trailers to move equipment or materials. Checks fuel, oil and other fluids before operating equipment. Operates a hand sprayer to apply herbicides and other chemicals. Performs minor repair on equipment, such as replacing blades, belts and filters. Operates chain saw to remove trees from park areas. Cleans grounds, buildings and rest rooms in parks. Builds and repairs park equipment, such as picnic tables. 

Street Laborer:
Operates hand and power tools to cut grass and brush from ditches and street right-of-way. Operates hand tools to dig materials from street areas under repair, to remove debris from catch basins and ditches, and to load materials onto trucks. Spreads asphalt binder on areas being repaired to assure proper bonding; shovels asphalt from trucks into areas being repaired and levels areas with a rake. Operates power tools to compress asphalt into repaired areas. Shovels gravel and other fill or surfacing materials from trucks to areas being repaired. Operates cement mixer or hand tools to mix concrete; pours and finishes concrete. Operates hand tools to build forms for pouring concrete. Lifts and carries riprap or other materials used to support walls of ditches; secures materials by spreading concrete between materials. Loads sacks of salt onto trucks and empties salt into salt spreader for application to ice or snow covered streets. Operates jackhammer and compressor to loosen materials for removal from areas being repaired. 

Refuse Collector:
Empties contents of trash containers and lifts disposable containers into the sanitation truck. Operates a packer mechanism to compact collected refuse. Operates a dumping mechanism to remove refuse from the sanitation truck at the City Landfill. Washes and cleans the sanitation truck on assigned day. Provides directions to truck drivers by signaling to ensure safe driving and proper backing to dumping areas. Notifies driver of signal, brake lights and other equipment malfunctions. Provides information to new employees regarding safety precautions in refuse collection or disposal. Notifies members of the public of refuse materials which are prohibited by ordinance and rules or procedures. 

Crew Worker (Special Projects):
Maintains vacant properties: Mows, rakes, sweeps, and trims abandoned lots. Measures boards, uses circular saw and power drill to board & secure open/vacant houses. Removes graffiti on vacant houses, fences and storage buildings. Uses hand and garden tools to clean lots. Uses commercial mowers and weed eaters to cut and clean properties. Assists Community Service Coordinator with Community Service workers; assisting with curb side pick up, trash and debris, and trips to landfill. May operates a City pool automobile in the performance of essential job functions. Other duties as assigned.

Event Set-Up Attendant:
Performs the set up and take down of various configurations in exhibit halls, ballroom and meeting rooms in the Statehouse Convention Center and Robinson Center in compliance with client written specifications and/or diagrams. Moves, lifts, folds, sets up, takes down and positions chairs, tables, staging or other equipment as assigned; pushes and pulls equipment dollies. Places linens and table/riser drape for events in exhibit halls, ballrooms and meeting room functions; reviews all room set ups for completeness, accuracy, "show readiness", cleanliness and safety. Cleans and maintains the event setup storage rooms/areas; notifies appropriate personnel of supplies and equipment needed. 

Parking Cashier:
Receives ticket indicating time of entrance into parking facility; collects money and makes change; issues receipts; operates a computerized cash register. Balances cash drawer at end of shift; prepares cash and tickets for deposit into on-site vault; prepares cashier shift report. Calculates parking fees based on length of time vehicle is parked in garage. Provides assistance to parking lot customers to include giving directions, explaining charges, etc.; refer unusual customer-related problems to supervisor. Reports any problems, accidents, unsafe conditions and equipment malfunctions to supervisor. Operates a cash register in receiving, counting and disbursing money and ensures correct payment and change. Interacts in a positive and responsive manner with clients, attendees of events, seminar speakers, and the general public.

Building Attendant/Custodial Worker:
Cleans and supplies facilities, as assigned. These include but not limited to: rest rooms, meeting rooms, public spaces, exhibit halls, ballroom and the music hall. Sweeps floors, dusts baseboards, cleans windows and perform other light custodial and housekeeping tasks. Cleans carpet, waxing, buffing and stripping of hard surface floors, as required. Maintains public and meeting spaces before, during and after events. Cleans office areas on a daily basis. Completes all assigned duties from daily, monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annual checklist, as required. Cleans and maintains all glass windows and doors. Empties and replaces plastic liners in wastebaskets and recycle bins. Maintains an inventory of cleaning supplies and equipment; notifies supervisor of supplies needed. Interacts in a positive and responsive manner with clients, attendees of events, seminar speakers, and the general public. 

Minimum Qualifications and Additional Requirements

These knowledge, skills, and abilities are usually, although not always, acquired through the completion of one (1) year of experience in general or manual labor. Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Pre-employment screening requirements will be determined by the job description and/or duties. These screening may include, but are not limited to complete criminal history background check, physical, drug and alcohol screen.
Certain positions may require operating a City pool automobile in the performance of essential job functions and a valid AR Driver's License will be required and must be maintained throughout employment.

DISCLAIMER: This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise.

Application Requirements

  • ON-LINE applications preferred.
  • Applicant's answer to supplemental questions will be used to screen for minimum qualifications electronically.
  • List of qualified applicants will be considered active for up to six (6) months and may be used to fill future openings with same or similar minimum qualifications.
  • Unless paper notification is selected, all communication will be emailed to the address on the account.
  • Applicants may check application status for any position by logging into their account at or contacting Human Resources at (501) 371-4590 if they are having computer difficulties.
  • Current LRCVB and city employees must list their current job and job duties in the work history portion of the application to receive credit. 
  • When the application has been successfully submitted, the confirmation email will be sent to the email address on file.