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General Laborer

City of Gallatin -


General Laborer

The City of Gallatin Public Works Department is currently accepting applications for a General Laborer in the Street Division. The purpose of this position is to perform unskilled manual work for the Department, within streets, vehicle maintenance, facility maintenance, and the jail. This is a 40 hours per week, day shift position with some weekend work required. The starting rate is $12.34 + excellent benefits.

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.

1. Assists with general streets, grounds maintenance, utility and related work.
2. Cuts grass and trees, rakes leaves.
3. Mows and clears rights-of-way.
4. Digs shallow trenches and ditches, installs drainage systems.
5. Performs various grounds maintenance duties.
6. Picks up paper and debris on public property and streets.
7. Cleans and stocks restrooms.

• Knowledge of the occupational hazards involved and the safety precautions necessary to the proper operation of varied construction and maintenance equipment.
• Knowledge of simple mechanical systems.
• Knowledge of the maintenance, repair and manual tasks of the area assigned.
• Knowledge of the use of hand and specialized power tools required in the work.
• Knowledge of the safe use and operative and preventive maintenance of mechanical equipment required in the work.

HS Diploma/Equivalent. 1 year previous work experience in custodial, light maintenance, or hand tools. Must have valid driver’s license.

Interested persons should apply on-line at Under the How Do I tab, click on Employment Opportunities. Once the Employment page pulls up, click the apply button and follow the instructions. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. EOE.

Qualifications Education: High school
Experience: 1 year

Work HoursCompensationJob typeStart Date
4012.34Full timeJanuary 20, 2018

Company Description We are local city government made up of fifteen departments. The City of Gallatin is a very desirable location with a fast growing community of more than 30,000 residents. It’s an energetic small city set 30 miles north of Nashville.

Contact Information Shameka Grady

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