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New Job Postings Announcement

We are thrilled to announce that the City of Cosmopolis is now hiring for Maintenance Worker I and Utility Billing Clerk. Please review the job descriptions below and contact City Hall to request an application or more information.

Maintenance Worker I Job Description

Requirements for Maintenance Worker I

Maintenance Worker 1 $4,110-4,994

Education and Experience:

Experience, education, or training which provides the level of knowledge, skill, and ability equivalent to: High school graduation or GED; preferred one year of experience in street, wastewater, or water maintenance functions.

Licenses, Certificates and Other Requirements:

· Valid WA State Driver’s License.

· First Aid Card

· CDL preferred or working toward completion of CDL.

Supervision Exercised:

Supervision under the direction of Senior Public Works Employee and Mayor.

Duties and Responsibilities:

· Patches road surfaces with gravel or asphalt mix: empties dump trucks, spreads rock and gravel, tramps and rakes, uses roller on asphalt.

· Installs and paints guardrails, posts and other objects or projects, carpentry, or painting skills.

· Paint crosswalks and other pavement lines with hand-operated spray equipment.

· Paints crosswalks and other pavement lines

· Performs repair to small pipes 12” and smaller: performs emergency repairs to larger pipes.

· Cleans sewer mains.

· Participates in professional development as required for the position.

· Perform clean-up work both in shop and at job sites.

· Mows parks, city areas as directed.

· Performs all duties as assigned.

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, sit, walk, talk and hear reach with hands and arms. Use hands and fingers to manage, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls. The employee occasionally will lift and move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

Equipment Used:

Equipment includes but is not limited to commonly used hand and power tools, carpentry tools and brush cutting equipment, propane-fired tar pot, motorized vehicles such as pickup trucks and dump trucks; chainsaws, shovels, rakes, machetes, axes, weed eater, push and riding lawn mowers, electric sanders and blasters, paint brusher, rollers, and sprayer, 90 pd jackhammer, picks, breaker bard, sledge hammers, hand and power tampers, plate compactor, roller, gasoline and diesel pumps, compressors, generators, post hole diggers, ditch witches, pressure gauges.

Utility Billing Clerk: Ideal for those skilled in bookkeeping and customer service, this part-time role involves managing water and sewer utility accounts, billing, and customer interactions. The position offers an hourly rate of $23.71 and requires excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.

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For a job application or more information please contact Cosmopolis City Hall at 360-532-9230