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Maintenance Worker

  • City of Kennesaw
  • Kennesaw, GA, 30144
  • Full Time
  • High School
  • Entry Level

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Job Description:

The City of Kennesaw has multiple FULL TIME openings in our Public Works department to support the city as a Maintenance Worker. The roles are responsible for providing maintenance level work to maintain the operations of the city. This includes:

  • The streets of Kennesaw
  • Our drains throughout the city
  • Our land requiring mowing and landscape support

Job Duties:
  • Performs manual work functions associated with road construction, maintenance and repair projects, which may include repairing roads/asphalt, patching holes, compacting road surfaces, maintaining drainage systems, installing/repairing pipe, installing/repairing water and sewer lines, constructing/repairing ditches, clearing drainage obstructions, clearing ditches/gutters, breaking up pipes and concrete, mixing cement, constructing sidewalks and driveways, cutting pipes, installing fences, spreading asphalt/road materials, digging holes or trenches, fixing/replacing street signs, shoveling materials, lifting/moving heavy materials, and flagging traffic.
  • Performs manual work functions associated with routine maintenance and upkeep of rights of way, parks, grounds, playing fields and other public areas:  mows lawns; trims and edges grass; blows leaves from walkways; plants, prunes, and maintains plants, trees and shrubs; spreads mulch; rakes leaves; clears debris; maintains fencing, grounds, bleachers, and park equipment; prepares fields for athletic events; and performs related tasks. 
  • Removes litter, debris, and deceased animals from streets/roads, drainage systems, parks, playing fields and City property; travels and established route; monitors cleanliness; picks up litter and debris.
  • Transports, loads and unloads various materials and equipment used in projects.
  • Performs general maintenance tasks necessary to keep machinery, equipment and tools in operable condition, which may include inspecting equipment, checking fluid levels, replacing fluids, greasing equipment, washing/cleaning equipment, and cleaning shop and work areas; monitors equipment operations to maintain efficiency and safety; reports faulty equipment.
  • Responds to emergency calls during inclement weather or other emergency situations.
  • Performs routine maintenance and repair tasks, ensuring compliance with all applicable codes, laws, policies, and standards of quality and safety; utilizes precautionary safety equipment and monitors work environment to ensure safety of employees and other individuals.
  • Communicates with supervisor, employees, other departments, the public, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems; communicates via telephone and/or two-way radio; provides information and assistance; takes and relays messages or directs calls to appropriate personnel; returns calls as necessary.
  • Receives, prepares or completes various forms and documentation, including work orders, time cards, maintenance reports, spray records, diagrams, maps, manuals, reference materials, and other documents; reviews, completes, processes, forwards or retains as appropriate.
  • Operates a variety of power equipment, machinery and hand tools used in department projects and activities, which may include pick-up truck, mower, tiller, weed eater, edger, blower, asphalt packer, cement mixer, jack hammer, chain saw, saw, axe, shovel, rake, spraying equipment, fertilizer spreader, tractors, infield machines, trenching machine, vibratory roller, auger, bunker rake, and other related tools and equipment.
Requirements include:
  • Previous maintenance experience 
  • High school diploma or GED


Company Description:

City of Kennesaw-Growing City, Growing Careers

From its pre-Civil War beginnings in the 1800s, to its current reputation as a Best City to Live In, Kennesaw has been recognized throughout the U.S. for its standards of excellence and quality of life. Kennesaw has grown to a community of 36,000 residents within a 9-square-mile area. Located 26 miles north of downtown Atlanta near I-75, Kennesaw has taken advantage of its convenient location and the willingness of its employees to provide a strong base of services to businesses, residents, and visitors alike.

The City of Kennesaw is an Equal Opportunity Employer and the Kennesaw Police Department actively recruits any qualified person regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, or age.

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