Utility Worker 1 (Part-time)

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Job Title:

Utility Worker 1 (Part-time)

Job Description:

Under close supervision, performs various unskilled manual work in the maintenance, repair, remodeling, and construction of buildings, facilities, utility and sewer systems, equipment, and grounds.

This position is part time and will work Monday thru Thursday (16) hours per week during day shift.

Essential Duties Summary:

•Positions in this series perform unskilled or semi-skilled maintenance, repair, remodeling, and construction duties as part of a work crew or assisting journey level workers in a specific trade.

•Loads and unloads materials, supplies, and equipment used in construction and maintenance work;

•Works with hand tools to dig ditches, trenches, and other excavations and remove debris;

•Loads and unloads trucks and moves furniture, equipment, supplies and materials; assemble new furniture;

Knowledge and Abilities
•Ability to: read and write; understand and carry out simple instructions; perform heavy manual labor and work in all types of weather.

Required Qualifications:

• Six months of manual labor experience;
• Posess a valid Washington State vehicle operator’s license;

Preferred Qualifications:

• Demonstrated ability to work well with a variety of people and values diversity
• Awareness of own cultural values and biases.

Physical Demands:

Frequent sitting, standing, walking, bending, twisting at waist kneeling, squatting, pushing/pulling, and repetitive arm/ hand movements; lifting 35 lbs. frequently, up to 65 lbs. occasionally; occasional jerking and/or vibration from equipment, carrying 35 lbs., climbing ladders, working at heights, balancing, reaching above shoulder-level, and driving; hearing and seeing should be within normal limits; work is performed out of doors 95% of the time in all types of weather, and exposure to chemicals/fumes, dust, and equipment noise can be expected.

Special Conditions for Eligibility:

Hourly employees who qualify (work 350 hours in 12 consecutive months) are represented by the Washington Federation of State Employees (WFSE).

If you are hired, you will need proof of identity, and documentation of U.S. citizenship or legal authorization to work.

Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant’s suitability and competence to perform in the position.

Jeanne Clery Statement:

Notice of Availability of Annual Security Report – Centralia College’s Annual Crime/Security Report is available here, containing mandated information about current campus policies concerning safety and security issues, required statistics, and other related information. To obtain a paper copy of the report, please call (360)623-8947.

EEO Statement:

Centralia College has a strong institutional commitment to the principles of diversity in all areas. In that spirit, we strongly urge all qualified applicants, especially people of color, persons of disability, women, and disabled and Vietnam era veterans, to apply. Centralia College is an Equal Opportunity employer.

It is the policy of Centralia College to assure equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, creed, color, national origin, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, age (over 40), religion, the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, or status as a disabled or Vietnam-era veteran.

Centralia College does not discriminate in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs or activities. Designated Title II, VI, VII, IX, Section 504, ADA compliance officer: Vice President for Human Resources and Legal Affairs, Hanson Hall Room 101, Centralia College, 600 Centralia College Blvd, Centralia WA 98531-4099, (360)623-8943.

The Human Resources Office is accessible for persons with disabilities. Those who need disability accommodation in the application/employment process, please call (360)623-8943.

Title IX Statement:

Centralia College is compliant with Title IX best practices. For more information visit, Title IX.


$16.46/hr Range 30-G

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Special Instructions to Applicants:

Screening begins as online applications are submitted.

Further information available from Casey Rice, Director of Buildings and Grounds, (360)623-8720 or via e-mail: [email protected]




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Job No:
Posted: 11/19/2020
Application Due: 12/23/2020
Work Type: Full Time