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General Labor

Corpus Christi, TX 78411

Posted: 07/01/2024 Employment Type: Temp To Perm Industry: General Labor Job Number: 129655

Job Description

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Perform grounds maintenance tasks including mowing grass, edging curbs and sidewalks, weed eating, and upkeep of right-of-way areas.

  • Maintain various plants, trim hedges and trees, ensuring their health and appearance.

  • Repair and maintain drainageways, catch basins, curbs, and gutters; clean storm drain structures; and perform digging of ditches and trenches as needed.

  • Address street repairs such as pothole patching with asphalt, installation and repair of culverts and driveways, and assisting with concrete pouring and form setting.

  • Paint pavement markings and striping to ensure clear traffic guidance.

  • Install and maintain street and traffic signs for safety and compliance.

  • Assist in the installation and maintenance of storm sewers and drainage lines.

  • Operate a variety of landscaping and street maintenance equipment proficiently.

  • Maintain cleanliness and hygiene of restrooms in community buildings, restocking paper supplies and soap, and clearing clogged drains.

  • Support setup of community centers for events, including moving furniture and equipment, setting up gaming equipment, and post-event cleanup.

  • Perform landscaping duties such as trash and debris removal from sidewalks and parking lots.

  • Conduct routine repairs on building fixtures, furniture, and structures, including light bulb replacement, minor part replacements, and painting assistance.

  • Aid in the maintenance of public pool and splash pad facilities.

  • Regularly maintain vehicles, equipment, and tools used in daily operations.

  • Assist in demolition and removal of illegally dumped items as directed by the Code Enforcement department.

  • Collaborate with other departments on maintenance tasks as needed.

Supervision Received and Exercised:

  • Works under close supervision and direction of assigned supervisors.

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED required.

  • No prior experience necessary.

  • Valid Class C driver's license in the State of Texas (Class B preferred).

  • May require specific licenses or certifications depending on departmental assignment.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

  • General knowledge of tools, materials, and equipment used in recreation facility and ground maintenance.

  • Basic understanding of building trades materials, equipment, tools, and techniques.

  • Ability to read and follow written and oral instructions.

  • Physical ability to perform heavy manual labor for extended periods in various weather conditions.

  • Capacity to work independently and as part of a team.

  • Proficiency in operating machinery and equipment.

  • Strong interpersonal skills to interact effectively with colleagues and the public.

Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds and exert physical effort daily.

  • Regular activities include standing, walking, using hands, reaching, and occasional bending, kneeling, and lifting.

  • Work environment may include moderate noise levels.

Additional Details:

  • Required Education: High School Diploma / GED

  • Required Experience: None required; entry-level position

  • License or Certificate: Valid Texas Driver's License (Class C required; Class B preferred)

  • Physical Requirements: Ability to lift 10-50 lbs.; work involves heavy physical exertion

Pay is $15/hr temp to hire

To apply please call 361-814-9700 and ask for a recruiter.

LK Jordan is an equal opportunity employer.
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