Performs technical and administrative duties in support of the Engineering Division of the Public Works Department. Responsibilities include assisting civil engineers during the summer months with public works projects. Duties include: construction inspection and project design work, gathering schematic information, and performing other duties as assigned by the City Engineer.
Essential functions as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge and skills. This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and duties performed by incumbents within this classification. Incumbents are required to be in attendance and prepared to begin work at their assigned work location on specified days and hours. Factors such as regular attendance on the job are not routinely listed in the job descriptions, but are an essential function.
Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:
SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED
Under General Supervision – Incumbents at this level are given assignments and objectives that are governed by specifically outlined work methods and a sequence of steps, which are explained in general terms. The responsibility for achieving the work objectives, however, rests with a superior. Incumbents are not required to apply theory or to use their own judgment. Immediate supervision is not consistent, but checks are integrated into work processes and/or reviews are frequent enough to ensure compliance with instructions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently works near moving mechanical parts and is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles and dust. The noise level in the work environment is occasionally loud. Work involves navigating on foot over uneven or slippery terrain, and working during inclement weather conditions.
This is a seasonal position. The selected candidates are expected to work full-time from approximately May 2021 through August 2021.
Interested candidates should submit an application, resume and a cover letter through the City’s website at https://www.elmhurst.org/269/Employment.
The selection process includes an application process, interview process, drug screening and background check.
The position is open until filled. The position is expected to be filled as soon as the interview process and background checks are completed.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
1. Continued employment is contingent upon all required licenses and certificates being maintained in active status without suspension or revocation.
2. Any City employee may be required to stay at or return to work during emergencies to perform duties specific to this classification or to perform other duties as requested in an assigned response position. This may require working a non-traditional work schedule or working outside normal assigned duties during the incident and/or emergency.
Education and Experience
Must be currently enrolled in a civil engineering, engineering technology, or related bachelor’s degree program.
Required Knowledge and Skills
REQUIRED CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, AND REGISTRATIONS
The physical demands described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Ability to drive a motorized vehicle; vision acuity sufficient to inspect construction sites and mobility to transverse construction area.