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Posted on: March 20, 2017

Temporary Employment Opportunity: Summer Help

Job Opportunity Posting

The City of Grants Pass is currently accepting applications for temporary/seasonal employees in the following departments: Streets, Parks, Property Management, Water Treatment Plant, Water Restoration Plant and Water Distribution and Collection Divisions.

Hours worked per week ranges from 30-40 hours per week.

High school students and college students are encouraged to apply.


Street Division Seasonal Worker Tasks
Cutting and removing vegetation in city maintained right of way areas; removing blackberries and other vegetation from various ditches; cutting grass and other vegetation in city alleyways; repainting yellow setbacks at street intersections and painting crosswalks; cracksealing of city streets; digging out catch basins

Property Management Seasonal Worker Tasks
Maintaining commercial and residential landscapes (i.e. mowing, edging, planting trees, planting flowers; maintaining walking trails and open areas; watering plants downtown; painting, drilling and hanging items; assembling furniture; setting up meeting rooms and cleaning.

Water Distribution Seasonal Worker Tasks
Replacement of residential water meters throughout the community; washing division trucks and vehicles; cleaning and organization of division buildings; collecting field data related to private backflow prevention assemblies; removing vegetation surrounding water meter boxes, fire hydrants, and air release valves and other duties as assigned.

Parks Seasonal Worker Tasks
Grounds maintenance; empty trash cans; pick up loose trash, mow and edge lawns; weed eater; clean sidewalks and shelters with blowers; dig up sprinklers and valves; prepare shelters for weekend events.

Water Restoration Plant Seasonal Worker Tasks
Yard maintenance, painting, janitorial and building maintenance.

Water Filtration Plant Seasonal Worker Tasks

Seasonal workers will work both independently and with city staff to maintain facilities and landscaping at the Water Filtration Plant, remote water pumping stations, and reservoirs. Typical duties include brush clearing, weed eating, mowing, basic irrigation monitoring and repair, painting, cleaning, and other general labor

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