Service Worker II, City of Westlake


Organization : City of Westlake
Job Category : Facilities
Job Type : Full Time
State/Province : OH
City : Westlake
Salary and Benefits : $21.85 per hour

Service Worker II

City of Westlake

Salary: $21.85/hr

Open until filled.

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Job Description:

Under the supervision of the Director of Public Service and/or his designee, the individual in this position will perform a variety of skilled, semi-skilled or unskilled maintenance work and operate a variety of equipment in the construction, operation, repair, maintenance and/or replacement of City facilities, properties, equipment or services. Applicant must have a CDL prior to applying for this position.


§ Assist with the development of short and long-range plans

§ Follow and adhere to City policies, regulations, safety and health standards

§ Maintain harmony by working collaboratively with fellow co-workers to resolve issues and/or problems

§ Assist fellow co-workers in performing duties

§ Adjust errors and complaints

§ Make suggestions on how to improve work methods to accomplish assigned work

§ Assures that tools and equipment are properly maintained and kept in good working condition and that required tools are taken to job site

§ Required to work periodic and emergency overtime, weekend and/or night shifts

§ Performs any and all duties as may be assigned by the Director of Public Service and/or the Mayor, or his designee

Qualifications and Skill Requirements:

§ High school diploma or GED equivalent

§ Must haveValid State of Ohio Commercial Driver License with tanker and air brake endorsement

§ Two (2) years of experience in repair and maintenance work for municipal operations

§ Ability to work independently and to complete daily activities according to work schedule

§ Ability to lift heavy objects, walk and stand for long periods of time and perform strenuous physical labor under adverse field conditions

§ Ability to communicate orally and in writing

§ Ability to use equipment and tools (listed below) properly and safely

§ Ability to understand, follow and transmit written and oral instructions

§ Ability to establish effective working relationships with co-workers, supervisors, the general public and elected officials

§ Ability to make sound, independent judgments

§ Ability to work extra hours when needed for the safety and welfare of the community

§ Pre-employment drug screening and background check required

Physical Demands/Requirements

§ Lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling (strength):

ú Lifting objects in excess of 40 pounds with frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects weighing 20 pounds or more.

§ Stooping kneeling, crouching and/or crawling:

ú Stooping: Bending the body downward and forward by bending the spine at the waist at both 45 and 90 degree angles

ú Kneeling: Bending the legs at the knees or hands and feet

ú Crouching: Bending the body downward and forward by bending the legs and spine

ú Crawling: Moving about on the hands and knees or hands and feet

§ Reaching, handling, fingering and/or feeling:

ú Reaching: Extending the hands and arms in any direction

ú Handling: Seizing, holding grasping, turning or otherwise working with the hand or hands

§ Talking and/or hearing:

ú Talking: Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word

§ Seeing:

ú Obtaining impressions through the eye of the shape, size, distance, motion, color or other characteristics of objects

Tools and Equipment Used

Motorized vehicles and equipment, including but not limited to medium or heavy duty dump trucks, pickup trucks, utility trucks, hand and vibratory tamper, saws, pumps, compressors, sanders, generators, common hand and power tools, shovels, rakes, wrenches, detection devices, mobile radios, phone and have basic computer skills.

Work and Environment

The work environment described herein is representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The employee shall regularly work near moving mechanical parts and in outside weather conditions. The employee frequently works in high, precarious places, and is frequently exposed to wet, dry, hot, cold and humid conditions as well as fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals and vibrations. The noise level for the work environment is usually loud.

Selection Guidelines

Formal application, rating of education and experience, oral interview, reference check and any related test to demonstrate the ability to perform essential duties may be required. This job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer, as needed.

The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.

To be considered for the position, applicants should email or mail City of Westlake employment application, resume, and cover letter detailing background and experience to the City. 

Download employment application form

Submit completed employment application, cover letter and resume to:

Mail:    City of Westlake

            Human Resource Department

            27700 Hilliard Boulevard

            Westlake, OH  44145


Phone: 440-617-4300

Fax:     440-617-4299

The City of Westlake is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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