The City of Crockett strives to attract, hire, and retain qualified employees from within our community. Our employees are dedicated, hard-working individuals who take pride in providing services for the city they call home. When positions become available, they will be posted here. Applications will be available to submit online in some cases.
The City of Crockett is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and promotes a drug and alcohol free workplace.
Job Summary: The public works laborer performs various strenuous semi-skilled and skilled manual labor duties and operates power tools and light-duty automotive and related equipment as required to maintain, repair, and improve the city’s water and sewer lines, manholes, streets, alleys, city facilities and grounds of city facilities, and city parks. The position may also operate medium- and heavy-duty equipment, such as front-end loaders, backhoes, Bomags, rollers, chip spreaders, Hydroscopics, dump trucks, tractors with implements, and other equipment. The area of assignment (water distribution, waste water operations, street maintenance, park and facilities maintenance) depends upon the needs of the public works department and may also depend upon the skills and expertise of the individual employee.
Work is generally performed under close supervision; however, some work may be performed independently within established guidelines. Work may be reviewed during the process and upon completion. May be required to work in excess of 40 hours per week, including holidays and weekends as needed, and may be required to be on-call.
Work Environment: Work involves the performance of repetitive, heavy manual labor and the use of power tools and heavy equipment for extended periods and under extreme heat and cold conditions and in inclement weather with exposure to dust, odor, noise, electrical, and mechanical, and toxic and explosive hazards and toxic and chemical waste using proper safety precautions. Some work is performed in tight or enclosed areas such as trenches, involves walking through brush, and working in close proximity to high-speed vehicle traffic while exercising appropriate safety precautions.
Required Education and Experience: High school diploma or equivalent. Valid Texas Driver License, Class “C”. No experience required. Ability to obtain commercial driver license if required. Ability to obtain water or wastewater certifications if required.
Preferred Education and Experience: Experience performing semi-skilled and skilled manual labor in a public works or other work environment. Experience in the operation of medium- and heavy-duty equipment used in construction and right of way maintenance.
FLSA Status and Salary: This is an FLSA non-exempt hourly position. Salary range is $12.00/hour – $14.00/hour, dependent upon experience and licenses.