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Public Works Tech II $19.07-$25.75 p/h, DOE

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  • Day Shift
  • Full Time
  • Temp to Hire
  • Boise, ID
  • 20.00 USD / Hour

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Public Works Tech II $19.07-$25.75 p/h, DOE

Personnel Plus, Inc. is Now Hiring for a Public Works Technician II

  • Temp-to-hire
  • Full-time, 40 hours per week
  • Requires work on weekends, evenings, and occasionally holidays
  • $19.07-$25.75 p/h, DOE


  • Performs routine grounds maintenance to property, pathways, and facilities
  • Performs facility, park shelter, playground, restroom, and grounds general site cleanup, janitorial, maintenance, and improvement tasks
  • Landscaping duties include mowing, trimming, edging, planting, pruning, weeding, aerating, thatching, raking, sweeping, and snow and ice removal
  • Drive City vehicles, hauling trailers and equipment
  • Safe, skillful operation of power equipment, power tools, and hand tools
  • Perform shelter and grounds reservation preparation and clean up
  • Trash collection, disposal, and janitorial duties
  • Maintain and prepare fields for athletic events
  • Safely apply pesticides, and herbicides, as needed
  • Store, stock, and dispose of herbicides, pesticides, and fertilizers in a proper manner
  • Perform routine and preventative maintenance on power equipment, power tools, and hand tools
  • Assist with irrigation system and sprinkler repairs
  • Maintain pumps and filters for the irrigation system and fountains
  • Install banners, signage, and seasonal lighting
  • Event set-up and tear-down, as needed
  • Applies chemicals/fertilizer to vegetation and sprays for pests
  • Maintain sidewalks and pathways, keeping them free from debris and snow
  • Monitors supplies inventory and submits to supervisor for re-order.
  • Performs preventive maintenance on parks and playground equipment
  • Keeps records on tasks performed as directed
  • Perform other related projects as assigned



  • Valid driver’s license with a good driving record
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Ability to lift to 60 lbs.
  • Able to work outdoors in all weather conditions
  • Working knowledge of irrigation principles and equipment
  • Knowledge of calculating chemical/fertilizer rates
  • Advanced mechanical repair knowledge and practices
  • Pass a background check and drug test
  • Able to obtain a Chemical Applicator License within six (6) months of hire



  • General mechanical knowledge e.g., small engine repair, changing oil and filters, basic systems troubleshooting
  • Understanding of maintenance practices, e.g., filter and lightbulb replacement, painting, basic plumbing adjustments
  • Ability to safely use power tools, e.g., string trimmer, backpack blower, edger, push mower, and hand power tools
  • Ability to safely use hand tools, e.g., shovel, screwdriver, saw, hammer, ratchet, and similar tools
  • Ability to operate mowing equipment, a pickup truck, and utility vehicles
  • Must be available for on-call, holiday, weekend work, and special events
  • Ability to operate basic office equipment and computer programs. Specific skill in use of MS Office Suite, particularly Outlook, and department-specific software
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to apply tact and good judgment
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the public, officials, and co-workers
  • Ability to remain calm and professional when interacting with others
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Problem-solving
  • Basic math skills: add, subtract, multiply, divide


  • Ability to work in awkward positions and walk/work on uneven terrain
  • Enough stamina to perform duties for extended periods of time
  • Ability to perform a wide range of physical and manual tasks in an outdoor environment under a variety of weather conditions, including heat, snow, and rain to include but not limited to: frequently lifting 40-50 lbs., frequent bending, stooping, twisting, leaning, kneeling, crawling, standing, walking, reaching, pushing, pulling, climbing ladders, stairs, and getting in and out of vehicles and various equipment
  • Work is performed predominately at parks, on trails, and City-managed facilities.
  • The employee will be exposed to all elements: i.e., insects, extreme cold and hot temperatures, snow and rain, wind, and dust.
  • Some work is on public roadways, shoulders, bridges, etc., exposing employees to traffic and other hazards associated with moving vehicles
  • Ability to see, with or without corrective lenses, well enough to read standard text
  • Ability to hear, with or without hearing support devices, well enough to converse on the telephone
  • Ability to speak well enough to verbally converse with others; especially on the telephone
  • Sufficient manual dexterity to write and operate office machines

Why work for Personnel Plus, Inc.

  • As the area's largest Staffing Service, we value adding you as a member of our great team
  • Your application will be considered for many urgent openings
  • Apply Today - work today
  • Flex pay - choose Direct Deposit, pay card, or paper check
  • Health Benefits - Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability, Life Insurance
  • Referral Hiring Incentives
  • We never charge a fee

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Personnel Plus, Inc. is a locally owned and managed, full-service personnel firm serving all of for over years. Our company has successfully placed part-time, temporary, and full-time employees in many of the area’s businesses and governmental agencies. We are the preferred supplier to many of them. We believe that over the years we have earned the reputation of being the area’s Best Staffing Service by consistently providing top-quality service and qualified employees to our clients.

Personnel Plus, Inc. offers a full range of qualified employees covering a broad spectrum of job categories including Office, Administrative, Clerical, Secretarial, Technical, Professional, General Labor, Industrial, Medical, and Food Service.

We work diligently on ensuring that our policies and practices are kept up-to-date and that they are in compliance with current government regulations and labor law. We understand the challenges of today’s workforce and as a result the importance of recruiting and maintaining a qualified labor pool. We also appreciate the importance of delivering excellent customer service and of maintaining ongoing communications and updates with our customers and employees.

If you are in the market for a Top Quality Staffing Service, then we encourage you to give us a try and fill out our Request Employee Form. Then you will see why, for since 1996 years, Personnel Plus has earned the reputation as the area’s Best Staffing Service.

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