The City of Grants Pass is currently accepting applications for temporary seasonal employment. Positions are available in various departments.
Description for tasks in the various hiring departments:
Water Restoration Plant
Yard maintenance, painting, janitorial and building maintenance.
Water Filtration Plant:
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.
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; crack sealing of city streets; digging out catch basins.
Property Management Division:
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.
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.
Distribution & Collection:
Replacement of residential water meters throughout the community;data entry; manhole inspections; light brush clearing; compile field report data; shop cleaning; update records; 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.
Finance summer help will be responsible for assisting with the City's Business and Occupation tax to include opening mail, sorting, entering information from the tax forms and processing batches under the supervisor of an Accounting Technician. In addition, this individual will be responsible for data entry in the Parking Citation program which will primarily be related to updating of customer information with information provided by the Oregon Department of Motor Vehicles. Lastly the individual in this position will assist the Customer Service Supervisor with a Transportation Utility audit which will be limited to data entry and spot checking of businesses as instructed.