City of Burbank

301 E. Olive Avenue
Burbank , CA
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City of Burbank
Burbank, CA Full-time
Posted on January 6, 2019

The City of Burbank, a thriving community in southern California’s world-class media center, is a great place to live and an even better place to work. We are currently seeking a reliable person perform routine, unskilled manual laboring work of various kinds and with various types of crews; and to do related work as required.

You will act as a swamper on a truck, loading and unloading heavy materials or equipment; use wheel barrows or pick and shovel; dig holes for poles and trenches for pipe; occasionally operate jack hammers or other power tools, drive a light truck; push a light cart and sweep streets and sidewalks with hand broom; cut grass, weeds, and brush with hand tools; clean sand traps and curbs; water and weed park areas; act as an unskilled worker on construction and maintenance crews as in the cleaning of sewers and gutters, and assisting skilled or semi-skilled workers in concrete, asphalt or grading operations; rake lawns; and will be called upon to fill-in on the many construction, maintenance, caretaking and gardening activities of the City.

Requires a valid California Class “A” driver’s license or equivalent at time of hire; the ability to use common hand tools; follow oral directions; and establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, fellow employees and the public.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS & REQUIREMENTS: Employees in this classification, who are required by applicable laws and regulations to have respiratory protection, shall comply with the American National Standards Institute’s requirements on Practices for Respiratory Protection. Employees in this classification assigned to sewer maintenance and construction are sometimes required to be available for call out and during that assignment shall receive a salary differential in accordance with Section 2-99 of the Burbank Municipal Code. Must have the physical stamina to engage in heavy manual type of work.

We offer a starting salary of $2,734 - $3,768 per month ($15.77 - $21.74 per hour) plus superb benefits including City-contributed retirement plan, cafeteria-style health benefits, and tuition reimbursement. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a City of Burbank application. Please apply online at If you have a disability and need an accommodation with submitting your employment application online, please contact Human Resources at (818) 238-5021. Completed application must be submitted NO LATER THAN 5:00 p.m., Friday, January 18, 2019. The City of Burbank is an Equal Opportunity Employer.