NOTICE OF POSTING
POSTING DATE: January 5, 2022
LABOR APPLICATIONS ARE ACCEPTED ON AN ON-GOING BASIS
Cambridge residents are especially encouraged to apply.
||Public Works Department (DPW)|
||Sewer Cleaner/Special MEO|
|Civil Service Position:
||Subject to Civil Service rules and regulations|
||Teamsters Union Local 25 |
|Hours Per Week:
||40-hour work week Monday – Friday 7:00am – 3:00pm|
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Reporting to the Superintendent of Streets, cleans out sludge, trash, and muck from sewers; removes lids or grating, climbs down into catch basins and removes and disposes of solid substances from sewer and removes such substances from all parts of the sewer and water systems. Operates pick-up trucks, dump trucks, and panel trucks with a rated capacity of 26,001 pounds; passenger automobiles; sidewalk plows and sweepers; small tractors, bulldozers, and rollers. Loads and unloads trucks; picks up and hauls materials; transports personnel; plows and sands sidewalks; greases, oils, and cleans motor equipment; changes the tires and performs minor maintenance. Reports any defects and adjustments needed for safe operation of equipment. Performs other unskilled or semi-skilled duties in connection with sewer cleaning. Required to adhere to all safety rules and regulations as well as dress code policies. Perform other related duties as assigned.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- One year driving experience
- Must possess a current and valid Commercial Driver's License Classification B
- Must possess a current 4A or 4E Hoisting Engineer License
- Must present a valid Department of Transportation medical certificate.
- Must possess a satisfactory driving record
- Candidates must also provide, upon interview, a copy of their unattested driving record, obtainable at the RMV and dated within the previous six months
- Candidates may need to register with the FMCSA Commercial Driver's License Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse https://clearinghouse.fmcsa.dot.gov/register
- All candidates will participate in an on-road driving assessment as part of the interview process
- Internal applicants must have a permanent civil service status.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: All labor positions, skilled, semi-skilled, and unskilled in the Cambridge Department of Public Works require a combination of: Lifting between 25-100 pounds, proper bending, squatting, stretching, pushing, climbing, dragging, and pulling.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: Exposure to all weather conditions. Work in a moderate to high noise level environment caused by sound of machinery or powered equipment being used. Occasional odor may occur during work.
ADDITIONAL BENEFITS (As Outlined in Current Teamster Collective Bargaining Agreement):
RATE: $28.63 - $33.37/hour + excellent benefits (rate is effective 1/1/23)
Internal applicants with permanent civil service status submit a job bidding form to the Personnel Department; external applicants, complete a labor service application form (click on link) available from and returned to the Personnel Department, Room 309, City Hall, 795 Mass Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02139. Fax 617-349-4312. Position will remain open until filled.
THE CITY OF CAMBRIDGE IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF RACE, COLOR, SEX, RELIGION, AGE, NATIONAL ORIGIN, DISABILITY OR ANY OTHER PROTECTED CATEGORY. WOMEN, MINORITIES, VETERANS, MEMBERS OF THE LGBTQ+ COMMUNITY, AND PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. CITY OF CAMBRIDGE RESIDENTS ARE ESPECIALLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. AUXILIARY AIDS AND SERVICES, WRITTEN MATERIALS IN ALTERNATIVE FORMATS, AND REASONABLE MODIFICATIONS IN POLICIES AND PROCEDURES WILL BE PROVIDED TO QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES FREE OF CHARGE, UPON REQUEST. The City is committed to advancing a workforce culture of antiracism, diversity, equity, and inclusion.