Temporary Groundperson

Company Name: City of Ellensburg
Phone Number: (509) 962-7220
City: Ellensburf
State/Provence: WA
Zip: 98926
Job Title: Temporary Groundperson
Number of Openings: 1
Position Type: Linecrew
Posting Start Date: March 10, 2016
Salary: 32.33
Salary Per: hour
Work Time: 40
Work Time Type: hours

This is a temporary, non-benefited position that is 40 hours/week expected to last up to six (6) months. Will work under the general direction of the Line Crew Foreperson or Serviceperson, and will perform various tasks related to the construction duties of the City’s electric utility. Duties include manually digging holes for poles when necessary; fasten crossarm hardware to poles before setting poles; stretch & fasten guy wires to ground anchors; splice wire, rope and rig tackle; flag traffic & set up traffic cones & signs; install various sizes and types of conduit in trench and other duties as assigned. Must be able to work in all weather conditions. Employees who operate commercial vehicles and hold a CDL are subject to drug testing which includes pre-employment, random, reasonable suspicion, post-accident, and return to duty This position is represented by the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) and membership is required within 90 days of employment.

Experience Required:

High School diploma or G.E.D. with 1 year of high school algebra with at least a “C” average; previous experience in an electric utility environment is preferred but not required. Must possess a valid State driver’s license including class A CDL with air brakes or have the ability to obtain one prior to employment; First aid/CPR certification, flagging card; forklift certification. Must maintain insurable driving record.

How to Apply:

To view a complete job posting including detailed duties, responsibilities, and qualifications and to print off an employment application visit our website at www.ci.ellensburg.wa.us or call (509) 962-7220. Resumes are accepted but not in lieu of a completed City of Ellensburg application form. This position will close March 24, 2016. EOE/M/F/V/D.

Posting End Date: March 24, 2016