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Full-Time Laborer


                                    Full-Time LABORER

                                                                                       Salary Range:          $18.67-$23.82/hour

                                                                                                                    Plus Benefits


Currently accepting applications for this examination at the Medina Civil Service office, 132 N. Elmwood Avenue, Medina or online at  Questions call 330.722.9077 or email [email protected] . Resumes may be submitted as a supplement, but a COMPLETED EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION is required.

                      Application deadline is 4:00pm Friday, June 10, 2022.

 NATURE OF WORK: The work in this class is manual labor of more than ordinary difficulty that often involves the use of acquired skill and calls for the use of some skills acquired by experience or on-the-job training. Performs a variety of semi-skilled construction, maintenance tasks, landscaping, tree maintenance, and lawn care. Assists department personnel as needed in the maintenance and repair of City equipment and property. Maintains regular and consistent attendance.


QUALIFICATIONS:  Some experience in performing semi-skilled maintenance or construction tasks. At least two years of experience in tree maintenance, landscaping, or lawn care preferred if working in the Parks department. High school diploma or GED preferred, or any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Ability to perform manual work for an extended period under varying climatic conditions.  Physical and mental condition to perform the essential functions of the job.  Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license issued by the State of Ohio and must remain insurable under the City of Medina’s vehicle insurance plan. Valid Class B commercial driver’s license preferred.


NATURE OF EXAMINATION:  The examination will consist of a written test weighted at 100% and will test for general ability to understand directions, mathematics skills, safety and safe driving practices, public relations, and mechanical knowledge.  A passing grade is 70% or above. All test results and scores are subject to public record laws.


VETERANS PREFERENCE:  Any veteran of the U. S. Armed Forces who has served on active duty for more than 180 consecutive days and has been honorably discharged and who passes the examination may receive additional credit provided proof of honorable discharge (DD-214) is presented and verified prior to the examination date.


PROBATION:  The probationary period shall be regarded as an integral part of the examination process and shall be used to closely observe the employee’s work, to give the employee full opportunity to demonstrate successful performance on the job, and to remove any employee whose performance does not meet required work standards.  No appointment shall be deemed final until the appointee has satisfactorily served the probationary period.  All original appointments shall be for a probationary period, from first work day, of not less than six months.  At the request of the appointing authority, the Commission may extend an employee’s probationary period.


ACCOMMODATION:  An applicant can request reasonable accommodation to participate in the application/examination process by completing and submitting an EXAMINATION ACCOMMODATION REQUEST form.  



                                                          Equal Opportunity Employer



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