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Contact: City of Troy Personnel/Civil Service Office
City of Troy


The City of Troy is seeking applications for the position of: Laborer. The pay grade and salary range for this position is: CSEA Grade 5, Starting Salary $33,576

Distinguishing Features of the Class: This position involves responsibility for performing routine manual work requiring physical endurance and a willingness to perform arduous tasks. Laborers usually work under continuing supervision, or their activities are subject to frequent inspection. Most employees in this class are in the Public Works Department where they usually work on the cleaning and maintenance of streets and sewers. There are some Laborer positions in other agencies and in these cases the incumbent performs a variety of ordinary unskilled laboring tasks associated with regular department activities. Does related work as required.

Typical Work Activities: (Illustrative Only)  Assists in the maintenance of construction of streets, drainage and sewage systems by digging and backfilling trenches, and spreading asphalt, sand and gravel.  Cleans streets of leaves and refuse, and participates in snow and ice removal and control.  Uses hand tools such as shovels, scythes, forks and rakes in grounds maintenance and beautification work.  Assists in erecting or assembling snow fences, barricades, picnic tables and related recreation equipment.  Performs general clean-up work such as painting, removing debris, raking leaves, cutting grass and weeds, shoveling snow, and assisting in collection of rubbish and litter from public lands and facilities.  Assists in preparation, laying out and maintenance of athletic fields and areas designated for beautification by clearing, grading, reseeding, weeding and lining.  Sweeps and mops floors, stairs and halls, washes windows, sinks and performs related cleaning duties.  Assists skilled workers in a variety of maintenance and repair tasks.

Full Performance Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Personal Characteristics: Working knowledge of modern practices, principles, materials, tools and equipment used in the maintenance of streets, parks, etc.; willingness to perform routine manual tasks; willingness to work under all weather conditions; ability to follow oral and written instructions; physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.

Minimum Qualifications: None required The City of Troy is an Affirmative Action / Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Hiring and promotion decisions in the City service are based solely upon qualifications and ability, and the City does not discriminate on any other basis. Minorities are encouraged to apply. If not a Troy resident, the successful candidate will have ninety (90) days to move into the City and maintain residency.

Please forward Employment Application by March 19, 2021 to: City of Troy Personnel/Civil Service Office 433 River Street Troy, NY 12180 Email: [email protected] Fax: 518-268-1686

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