City of South Salt Lake
  • South Salt Lake, UT, USA
  • 18.16-30.28 per hour
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

We offer a complete benefit package including affordable medical, dental, and vision insurance, $1,200 annually into an HSA or deducted from premiums.. $50,000 in life insurance paid for by the city, paid sick leave, vacation and holidays. We participate in the Utah Retirement System for a pension and offer a 3% match into a 401K.

Under the direction of the Streets Division Manager, the Maintenance Worker performs a variety of ongoing maintenance, repair, and construction of the city's transportation infrastructure and sidewalks. Work takes place in a variety of conditions ranging from cold to very hot conditions and inclement weather. This position includes outdoor physical labor and the use and operation of manual tools, light, and moderately heavy power-driven equipment.

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  1. Operates a variety of equipment in performing street maintenance tasks
    • Patches and repairs potholes
    • Assist with laying of asphalt and smoothing asphalt patches
    • Repairs and replaces City street signs
    • Cleans and repairs storm drains, and gutters
    • Assists in snow removal using a variety of methods and equipment
    • Paints crosswalks, stop bars and legends
    • Assists with city clean-up and bulk waste removal
    • Perform other related duties and responsibilities as assigned
    • Respond to emergency call out and overtime repair work
    • Meet performance standards established with the employee's manager

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  • Graduation from high school or GED equivalent and one-year related experience, or any equivalent combination of related education and experience.
  • Must possess a valid state driver's license with a Class B CDL endorsement or can obtain one within 6 months of employment.


  1. Knowledge of basic equipment operation and safety measures; knowledge of street repair and maintenance procedures.
  2. Skilled in the operation of basic manual and power hand tools.
  3. Knowledge of hazards and safety precautions associated with road work.
  4. Ability to follow simple instructions, ability to perform strenuous manual labor, ability to tolerate weather extremes in work environment.
  5. Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing, as well as work effectively with fellow employees and the public.

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The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met or will be encountered by an employee while successfully performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is constantly required to stand, walk, and use hands to operate objects, tools, or controls. The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and the ability to adjust focus.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in outside weather conditions. The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of the specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. The job description is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

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