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General Laborer

The Ocean Pines Public Works Department is accepting applications for the position of General Laborer.  This position is full time.  A pre-employment background/drug screening will be performed and must be passed.

Responsibilities include working in a variety of capacities, such as, but not limited to, selected equipment operation and upkeep; landscape, grounds, roads, bulkhead and drainage construction and maintenance; power and hand tool operation; and tree planting, pruning and removal under the general direction of an assigned supervisor to perform various duties involving mowing, construction, general maintenance, landscape maintenance, and related activities in accordance with general instructions and applicable rules, regulations, policies, practices and procedures.

Qualifications include graduation from high school or GED equivalent with some experience in the Public Works field preferred; ability to effectively read, speak, and write the English language, and otherwise demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills on the job; maintain a valid and current driver’s license (class C minimum) and demonstrate safe, dependable and efficient driving practices and operation of equipment on the job; must perform fine hand control procedures and physically related duties such as lifting objects up to and including 60 pounds of weight, short/long distance walking, climbing, standing, stooping, and sitting; effective audio-visual discrimination and perception to make quick and accurate observations; and hearing sufficient to detect abnormal equipment operation and alarms.

Apply at the Public Works Office located at 1 Firehouse Lane, Ocean Pines, MD 21811, behind the Southgate Firehouse.  Any questions, please call 410-641-7425.

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