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JOB SUMMARYUnder the supervision of a higher classified employee, performs on-site maintenance on drains and lake level control structures at various locations throughout Washtenaw County to ensure proper operation and safety. Performs physical drain maintenance and repair work, including removal of brush, sediment, and debris, pipe installation and repair, stormwater structure repair. Operates and maintains chain saw, brush chipper, weed whip, other small mechanized equipment and various hand tools. Inspects and installs soil erosion and sedimentation control measures. May be assigned to operate a boom mower or front end loader tractor under supervision. Assists Drain Inspectors with inspections and response to citizen work requests. Reports on the daily progress of assigned tasks; desirable to have good interpersonal skills.EXAMPLES OF DUTIES-Performs maintenance on county drains and lake level control structures to assure proper operation, consistent with the provisions of the Michigan Drain Code and Lake Level Act.-Operates and maintains chain saws, brush chippers, weed whips, various small mechanized equipment and hand tools.-Operates technology equipment such as computers and digital cameras.-Adheres to Drain Commissioner's standards and the Michigan Drain Code.-Assists others in performing periodic routine drain inspections to assure that departmental standards are met, that drains are operating properly, or to identify and implement necessary maintenance work.-Provides general information to property owners in the field regarding office policies and procedures while referring them to the proper personnel.-May be requested to assist with emergency situations after normal business hours.-Maintains records of activities for department administrative use.-Inspects and installs soil erosion and sedimentation control measures-Performs other duties as assigned.
4 SEASONAL DRAIN MAINTENANCE LABORER POSITIONS AVAILABLE