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Maintenance Assistant

Public Works – Clinton, Tennessee
Department Public Works
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level
Compensation $11.83 - $13.93

Applications for this position will be accepted until Monday, December 9, 2019 at 4:30 pm.

Under close to general supervision this entry-level position performs unskilled to routine semi-skilled work on the maintenance of City landscape, streets, curbs, and sidewalks. According to area assigned, duties include grass cutting, picking up trash, trimming trees and operating a wide variety of equipment. 


  • Maintains City property, streets, sidewalks, and rights-of-way, including: mowing, trimming, litter collection, brush removal, leaf collection, tree trimming, snow removal, cleaning, painting, street sign maintenance, storm water drainage maintenance.
  • Operates maintenance and landscape equipment including power and hand tools.
  • Loads and unloads materials, tools and equipment.
  • Performs preventative maintenance and light repairs on equipment.
  • Drives and operates City vehicles and small and/or light equipment.
  • Assists with concrete and asphalt in sidewalk and road repairs.
  • Assists with traffic control when working in high traffic areas of the City.
  • Attend safety and training sessions.


  • Graduation from high school or possession of an acceptable equivalency diploma. 
  • Minimum one (1) year experience performing manual labor in ground maintenance or construction related work.

 (A comparable amount of training, education and/or experience may be substituted for the above qualifications.)


  • Possession of or ability to obtain a valid Tennessee driver’s license by date of hire.
  • Possession of a Tennessee Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) is a plus, but not required.



(Occasional=1-3 Hrs; Frequent=3-5 Hrs; Constant=5-8 Hrs – Per Work Day)Constant outdoor work in all climates, temperatures, and weather conditions.  Occasional standing and walking for extended periods of time. Occasionally sits. Constant use of hands to handle objects, reaching with hands and arms. Occasionally stoops, kneels, crawls, climbs and balances.  Frequent exposure to moderate to loud noise. Occasional lifting up to 75 pounds and in some cases, may be required to lift up to 100 pounds. Frequent exposure to extreme weather conditions such as heat, cold, rain and snow.

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  • Location
    Clinton, Tennessee
  • Department
    Public Works
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience
  • Compensation
    $11.83 - $13.93
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