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Parks & Rec MEO / Laborer

Company: City of Chicopee
Location: Chicopee
Posted on: September 18, 2022

Job Description:

*City of Chicopee**DPW - Parks & Recreation**Position Title: *MEO/Laborer*Department: *DPW - Parks & Recreation*Employment Status: *Non-Exempt; Full-Time 40 hours, UCFW Laborer's Union*Salary: *Grade 5L, Step 5; $17.43 base hourly rate, +$2.25 per hour MA CDL-B license incentive is $19.68 hourly*Licenses/Certifications: *MA CDL-Class C Required, MA CDL-Class B Preferred, 2B Hoisting license preferred*SUMMARY*The *City of Chicopee's Department of Public Works - Parks & Recreation Division* is hiring a MEO/Laborer who has the primary responsibility of operating motorized equipment within the Parks and Recreation Department so as to perform grounds maintenance work. This position performs a wide variety of tasks to include but not limited to: operating machinery, power tools and perform manual labor. This position performs assigned tasks with a high degree of skill in the care, maintenance and repair of recreation areas, athletic fields and cemeteries.*ESSENTIAL DUTIES INCLUDE SOME OF THE FOLLOWING** Operate motorized equipment such as but not limited to 1.5 ton dump truck, pick-up trucks, gang mover, bob cat, zero turn mower, riding mowers, snow blowers, field groomer, leaf vacuum units and club cab.* Operates machinery, vehicles and tools safely and effectively including but not limited to: Power tools, chain saws, painting machines, weed whip, pallet jack, skid steer and compressor.* Performs mechanical repair and preventable maintenance on vehicles, small engines, and other moving parts of equipment.* Performs basic skills of carpentry, masonry, mechanical repairs, and painting with competence.* Performs tasks associated with renovation or repair including but not limited to: all mentioned equipment, plus fences, restrooms, play structures, water fountains, irrigation, pools and drainage systems* Other responsibilities as required.*QUALIFICATIONS*To be minimally qualified for this position, one must meet the following criteria:* High School Diploma or Equivalent* 2 years of direct experience in turf maintenance and general maintenance tasks* Knowledge of motorized equipment* Experience with working in adverse weather conditions.* Mass CDL Required, Class B Preferred* Massachusetts 2B hoisting license preferred*COMPENSATION, SCHEDULE, & BENEFITS*_The City of Chicopee provides its employees (contingent upon employment status) with a robust benefits package which include the following: _*_Medical_**_Dental_**_Vision_**_Personal Time_**_Recurring Sick Time_**_Vacation Time_**_Twelve Holidays Plus Three Half Days Per Year_**_Employee Discounts_**_Retirement Savings Plans_**_Retirement Pension Plan_**_Life Insurance_**_Disability Insurance_**_And more---_*_This is a *full time,*_ *40-hour* work week position, with the hours of *7am-330pm*, *Monday through Friday*. _This role is classified as *Grade 5L, Step 5, *with a minimum starting pay_of* _$17.43 per hour (additional $1.50 per hour with CDL-C and 2B Hoisting license; additional $2.25 per hour with CDL-B and no hoisting license, or additional $2.75 per hour with CDL-B and 2B hoisting license or other eligible licensures), _*_with periodic step and pay increases upon continuous completion of employment with the City of Chicopee._*HOW TO APPLY*If this opportunity aligns with your skills, experience, and employment goals, apply today through one of the following:- Go to *chicopeema.gov/jobs* and apply online by selecting the job and '*Apply Now*'- OR Select '*download application**'* on the City's employment page and deliver it along with your resume to the *_Department of Human Resources_*, located at *Chicopee City Hall,* *274 Front Street, 1st Fl. Chicopee, MA. 01013.**Questions?**Text, Call, or Email: **ChicopeeCAREERS*P: (413) 594-1584C: (413) 523-2394resume @chicopeema.gov*Follow us on social media: **Facebook: **ChicopeeCareers* *(@MAChicopeeCareers)**Linkedin: **ChicopeeCAREERS* *(@ChicopeeCareers)**The City of Chicopee is an Equal Opportunity Employer.*Job Type: Full-timePay: $17.43 - $20.18 per hourBenefits:* Dental insurance* Employee assistance program* Employee discount* Flexible spending account* Health insurance* Health savings account* Life insurance* Paid time off* Retirement plan* Vision insuranceSchedule:* 8 hour shift* Day shift* Monday to FridayAbility to commute/relocate:* Chicopee, MA 01013: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)Education:* High school or equivalent (Required)Experience:* Turf Maintenance: 2 years (Preferred)* General Maintenance: 2 years (Preferred)License/Certification:* CDL C (Required)* 2B Hoisting License (Preferred)* CDL B (Preferred)Work Location: One location

Keywords: City of Chicopee, Chicopee , Parks & Rec MEO / Laborer, Other , Chicopee, Massachusetts

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