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Public Services Technician
Posted Date:
Due Date:
7/3/2020 09:00 PM
The City of Claremont (pop. 1,461) is seeking a qualified professional to fill the position of Public Services Technician.

Title:   Public Services Technician
FLSA Status:  Non-Exempt 
Reports To:  Public Services Director 
Salary Range: $28,622- $30,099 DOQ 
***Please read the full job description on the link above for more details***

The City of Claremont (pop. 1,461) is seeking a qualified professional to fill the position of Public Services Technician.  

An employee in this class performs a variety of unskilled and semi-skilled labor tasks in the construction, maintenance, and repair of streets, water distribution system, wastewater collections, grounds, lift stations and other public facilities and areas. Work also involves reading water meters, collection of yard waste and bulk trash, landscape maintenance, and related work. Work involves operating construction equipment and a variety of tools, and light and medium equipment to build, repair and replace sections of water and sewer lines, asphalt repair and other infrastructure. Employees are subject to working in both inside and outside environments, in extreme hot and cold weather, and exposure to various hazards such as loud noises, vibration, moving mechanical parts, electrical current, chemicals, fumes, odors, dusts, mists, gases, poor ventilation, and oils. Work is also subject to the final standards of OSHA on blood borne pathogens. Employees are also subject to on-call and call-back work. Work is performed under regular supervision and is evaluated through observation and inspection for adherence to instructions and standard trade and safety practices. 

Work is performed in accordance with established local, state and federal guidelines and regulations and reports to the Public Services Director.   

Qualifications:  Graduation from high school and experience in semi-skilled maintenance, utility, or construction work; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. 

Physical Requirements: Must be able to physically perform the basic life operational functions of climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, and repetitive motions. Must be able to perform heavy work exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally; 50 pounds of force frequently; and 20 pounds constantly. Must possess the visual acuity to operate mobile equipment such as the loader and dump truck in a safe manner, perform mechanical tasks, and to visually inspect the work performed. 

***Please read the full job description on the link above for more details***

Salary range $28,622 - $30,099, DOQ.  Background check and drug screening required. Must have a valid N.C. Class B driver’s license. Submit a cover letter, current resume & completed application to: Wendy Helms, City of Claremont PO Box 446 (3288 East Main Street) Claremont, NC 28610, or For an application please click the link above or stop by City Hall. Open until filled, with the first review of applications on January 10, 2020.  EEO. 


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3288 East Main Street | P.O. Box 446 |  Claremont, NC 28610
Phone: 828-466-7255  |  Fax: 828-466-7185
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