Laborer II Public Works
Pontiac, MI DPW
Job Type

  Performs a variety of tasks using heavy machinery including snowplow trucks, tractor/backhoe and other equipment.

  • Operates heavy equipment to perform a variety of maintenance and construction related tasks.
  • Utilizes operator’s manuals for all equipment operated by this position.
  • Works independently on assigned tasks through completion with minimal supervision.
  • Performs general labor tasks in the field as necessary
  • Performs snow removal activities utilizing light and heavy equipment.
  • Operates other equipment and performs other duties as assigned.
  • Complies with and ensures safe work standards and practices.
  • Performs other duties as required.


  • Education, Training, and Experience: High School Diploma or equivalent; seven years’ experience in building and/or construction activities.
  • An employee in this classification must possess upon hire and maintain a valid Michigan Operators license. Valid Michigan Driver’s License and no more than five (5) points on record with no drug or alcohol related driving convictions currently on record.
  • Commercial Driver’s License—Type B with an N endorsement and no restrictions from operating a vehicle with air brakes. Department of Transportation (DOT) Medical Examiner’s Certificate with a negative drug screen.
  • Incumbent must successfully pass a criminal background check, operator license check, credit check, and an employment medical evaluation and drug screen as established for this classification.