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Do you enjoy working outdoors, sprucing up grass and landscaping in parks and playgrounds; or helping the Public Works crew keep streets and surface water management running smoothly? Looking for seasonal employment? If you do, one of these temporary jobs may be just what you want. The temporary worker typically works five months or less between May and September based off of candidate availability.
*Employment term is a maximum of five months
There are four positions available (two in each division):
Shifts will be from 12:00 - 8:30 PM from Wednesday through Sunday, or Saturday through Wednesday.
Know your schedule! Unlike many temporary positions, we offer fixed schedules will not vary from week to week.
About City of Lake Stevens
Lake Stevens is generally a residential community with access to numerous commercial, retail and recreational opportunities. Of course, the crown jewel of the community is the lake itself, which boasts some of the greatest water recreational opportunities in the county. Lake Stevens is also uniquely situated, being close to the lake, ocean, and Cascade mountains, to take advantage of many outdoor activities. The Lake Stevens Schools are excellent and coupled with a city priority of parks and increased walkability, makes Lake Stevens an ideal place to raise a family.
The City of Lake Stevens operates under the mayor-council system. The city’s motto, “One Community Around the Lake”, embodies our quality of life, top-ranked school district, and the City Council’s commitment to providing excellent services and amenities for its residents.
Why work for the Public Works Department?
The Public Works Department leadership team have established core values along with mission and vision statements for all employees. It is vital as we continuously improve and raise our standard of work that all employees understand and abide by a set of guidelines which provide a framework for a professionally engaged organization. It is important that candidates seeking employment within Public Works understand and are committed to these guidelines as you perform your duties.
We serve the Lake Stevens community by providing consistent maintenance and operations of City infrastructure through professional public works services, organizational excellence, and community interaction.
The Lake Stevens Public Works Department is a trusted, safety-minded, and qualified group of dedicated public works professionals. As a team, we work tirelessly to set the standard for public works operations and maintenance.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:
When Assigned to Parks Crew:
When Assigned to Streets/Storm Crew:
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; talk; and hear. The employee frequently is required to sit for extended periods of time and type on a keyboard for extended periods of time. The employee is constantly required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; frequently required to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, and crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance, color, and peripheral vision; depth perception; and the ability to adjust focus.
Work is primarily performed outdoors, subject to travelling by City vehicle from site to site several times each day. While performing the duties of this job, the incumbent is regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; regularly works in outside weather conditions, and exposed to changing weather conditions such as rain and sun; and regularly works in and heavy vehicle traffic areas on urban streets; or public areas such as parks, recreation areas, docks, and boating areas. The incumbent is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles and vibration and frequently works near moving mechanical parts. The incumbent is occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud to very loud while operating machinery or working near equipment.
May also be required to work on weekends, evenings, and holidays.
Must be able to operate standard size pick-up and/or sedans with standard hand and foot controls.
Education, Training and Experience Guidelines
Education: High School diploma or GED; and
Experience: One (1) year of similar work experience; or experience operating and maintaining small, medium, and large mowing equipment is preferredAny combination of education and experience, which provides the applicant with the desired skills, knowledge and ability required to perform the job, may be substituted for these qualifications.
Examples of these skills may include:
License, Certificate or Other Requirements:
How to Apply
Applications for this recruitment will be accepted electronically. Your relevant experience may be evaluated to determine salary. Therefore, it is very important that the “Work Experience” portion of the application be completed in as much detail as possible.In order to be considered for this opportunity, please include the following with your online application:
The City of Lake Stevens is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, sex, age, color, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, marital status, genetic information, veteran’s status, disability, or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law.
There are no limitations to who's a best fit to serve this community. If we contact you for an interview and you need specific accommodations, please let us know. We're happy to make the arrangements. We’ll need to know ten (10) days in advance to make sure we get you situated, so call Human Resources at (425) 622-9400 or email HR@lakestevenswa.gov. You're also welcome to mail your request to City of Lake Stevens Human Resources, P.O. Box 257, Lake Stevens, WA 98258.
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