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Help Wanted: Seasonal Laborer



Works under the general supervision of the DPI Commissioner.

Cuts, trims and performs general care of lawn areas. Rakes leaves, prunes and trims overgrown brush. Provide labor service as directed in all DPI disciplines.

Mandatory CORI (Criminal Offender Record Investigation) background check per City Council Ordinance effective May 14, 2013.

Uses riding mowers, gas-powered lawn mowers, weed eaters, jackhammer, chainsaw, gas-powered snow blowers, and various hand tools.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Frequent and extended periods of outside work, subject to all weather conditions and extremes. Continuous walking, standing, climbing; frequent periods requiring sustained uncomfortable physical positions. Regular and sustained periods of strenuous physical exertion, requiring ability to lift, carry and position heavy objects utilizing proper mechanics and techniques. The noise level is usually loud.

This position is of a seasonal nature and not entitled to benefits. Seasonal employment will continue for period of no longer than five months.

For application/complete job description, please visit www.newbedford-ma.gov or contact the Personnel Dept., 133 William St., Room 212, 508-979-1444. Applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate is found. EEO

New Bedford has a residency requirement.

About Michael Silvia

Served 20 years in the United States Air Force. Owner of New Bedford Guide.

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  1. I would like to apply for this position. I worked landscaping for 13 years for my fathers family business.

  2. would like to talk about this position

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