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City of Des Moines Public Works Assistant- Regular Less Than Half-Time in Des Moines, Iowa

Public Works Assistant- Regular Less Than Half-Time

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Public Works Assistant- Regular Less Than Half-Time


$28.73 - $29.94 Hourly


Des Moines, IA

Job Type

Regular Less than Half-Time


Public Works

Job Number



8/17/2022 4:00 PM Central

Occupational Group

Non-Civil Service

Location of Vacancy

Des Moines



Selection Method

Applicants deemed most qualified based on qualifications may be contacted for an interview. Qualified applicants who need a reasonable accommodation must inform this office at (515) 283-4213 or TTY at Iowa Relay at 711 or 1-800-735-2942 prior to closing date.

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Distinguishing Features of the Class

Under general supervision, to do varied and responsible work in the protection and maintenance of City facilities.

Work Assignment: Shifts could include days, evenings, nights and weekends.

Acceptable Experience and Training

  • Any combination equivalent to completion of the tenth grade and some responsible work experience.

Required Special Qualifications

  • Possession of a valid motor vehicle operator's license issued by the State of Iowa.

    NOTE: If you possess an out-of-state license, you must submit a certified driving record by the application deadline. Failure to submit all required documentation may cause application disqualification.

Examples of Essential Work (Illustrative Only)

  • Patrols buildings and grounds to check on safety hazards or trespassers.

  • Answers telephone and gives information or contacts appropriate departments to pass on information or complaints.

  • Places barricades and blinkers at traffic hazards.

  • May sweep and clean offices and other areas.

  • Receives and dispatches emergency calls on radio.

  • Drives a truck transporting material or employees.

  • Picks up trash in street.