Street Service Worker

  • Application Period Closed Appointment Pending Full Time Public Service
  • Anywhere
  • Posted 4 months ago



Post through Monday, July 26, 2021


The City of Kettering, Ohio is recruiting to fill the full-time position of Street Service I in its Public Service Department.  Work is performed under moderate supervision as part of a crew or working individually. Performs general labor tasks in the maintenance of City streets and drainage systems, including: street patching and cleaning; spreading gravel, concrete and asphalt; leaf pick-up; storm sewer and channel cleaning; applying pavement markings; and the fabrication, installation and maintenance of traffic control and street signs. Snow removal and ice control during the winter season is a top priority.  Utilizes various hand tools and equipment in accomplishing these tasks, including:  shovels, rakes, brooms, tamps, rollers, jackhammers, chain saws, axes, etc.  Drives dump trucks in order to haul materials to and from work sites; drives salt trucks with plows; operates other motorized equipment.


Ability to operate a variety of motorized equipment; must possess a valid Ohio Driver’s License at the time of appointment, with the ability to obtain and maintain a Class-A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with a tank endorsement within 60 days after appointment.  By law, employees required to have a Commercial Driver’s License must participate in an ongoing random drug and alcohol-testing program.  The ideal applicant will have:  a good driving record; a stable work record in a position that required the applicant to perform demanding labor outdoors; and the ability to work and communicate effectively with staff, co-workers and the general public.  Related experience and having a current Commercial Driver’s License Class-A or Class-B, is a plus.

Must have the ability to grasp, lift and maneuver hand tools, power tools, equipment and materials, of various weights and sizes, in a manner which is safe and effective in the performance of work; must have the ability to physically endure vibration, jarring and bouncing when operating equipment over an extended period of time; ability to understand and follow written instructions, labels, and hazard notices; knowledge of basic math; ability to understand, follow, and communicate oral instructions; ability to exercise alertness and judgment to report possible hazards; and adequate physical condition to perform demanding labor outdoors, in all kinds of weather.  Must be available and willing to work overtime, when requested.


The current entry rate for a Street Service I position ranges from $20.09/hr ($41,787/yr) up to $26.16/hr ($54,413/yr), with non-competitive promotional opportunities up to a Street Service III position with a current maximum pay rate of $34.07/hr ($70,866/yr).  Excellent benefits.


The Application Packet, which includes additional information, required Application Forms and a Work/Experience Questionnaire, may be downloaded from the City’s Website (Click on Current City Job Postings) at:  Applicants may also obtain the required Application Forms by applying in person M-F, between the hours of 8 AM and 5 PM at Human Resource Dept, Kettering Govt Center – North Bldg, 3600 Shroyer Rd, Kettering, OH 45429-2799.  Applications may be filed in person, by U.S. Mail, by Fax to (937) 296-3371, or by attaching the required forms to an email and sending them to  Resumes are optional and may be filed along with the required Application Forms.  Applications must be filed by 5:00 p.m.  Monday, July 26, 2021.

Equal Opportunity Employer


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Street Application Packet 2021.2pdf

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