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7323-Extra Help Temporary Laborer (Roads & Parks)

at Jackson County Oregon

Pay: up to $14/hour
$14 - $
Posted: 3/29/2019
Job Status: Full Time,Contract/Temporary
Job Reference #: 2361049
Categories: General Labor
Keywords: labor, cleaning

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Job Description

Jackson County Employment Opportunity
Do you like working outdoors and performing physical labor, and playing a key role in a team effort? We are looking for new team members in our temporary workforce to step in and show good effort, attitude and enthusiasm. The ideal candidates will have experience working outdoors in all types of weather and the desire to make a difference. This is a daytime M-F job with the opportunity to work all over Jackson County.  We do most of our training in-house with certified flagger training on the first day. If you are interested based on what you have read we are hoping you will apply.
Jackson County strives to recruit, hire and retain the best employees!

Pre-Employment Requirements and/or Preferences


  • 16 positions available.
  • Starting April through September, not to exceed 6 months, or 1039 hours.
  • Hours will be Monday-Friday, 7:00 AM - 3:30 PM.
  • Must pass a criminal background check prior to hire.
  • Must pass a pre-employment drug screen prior to hire.
  • Must have an acceptable driving record per County Policy Driving on County Business - Vehicle Operator Standards.
  • Must pass a criminal background check prior to hire.
  • Must submit an acceptable DMV certified court print prior to hire.
  • Please click on the following link to review Jackson County's requirements for an acceptable driving record.
  • Must pass a pre-employment drug screen prior to hire.
  • It is a violation of the Jackson County's Drug-Free Workplace policy to unlawfully manufacture, use, be under the influence of (per policy definition), possess, dispense, distribute, sell, trade, solicit, and/or offer for sale drugs, other substances, or chemicals identified in 21 CFR 1308.11 Schedule 1 (Code of Federal Regulations) including, but not limited to, synthetic or natural medical or recreational marijuana.  The illegal or unauthorized use of prescription drugs is also prohibited.
  • Please click on the following link to review Jackson County's Drug-Free Workplace Policy.

Job Duties and Requirements

Definition: Under supervision to perform general unskilled or limited manual tasks and to perform related work as required.

Examples of Principle Duties and Position Functions: (The following duties represent the principle job duties, however, they are not all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.)

  • Performs heavy manual labor digging ditches, cleaning and installing culverts or drain tiles, cutting and chipping brush, spraying brush, removing obstacles from roadways and adjacent area, and hand loading and unloading of all types of materials.  Installs and repairs guardrails, sign posts, and etc.
  • Directs truck drivers to proper location for dumping rock or other material and flags traffic around hazards or crews in roadways.
  • Performs simple tasks in repairing road surfaces, such as removing loose material, hand spreading of sand and asphalt, bridge work, or other work as directed.

Position Requirements: Must be 18 years old. Position requires good physical condition with strength and stamina to do heavy manual labor for extended periods in all kinds of weather; ability to understand and follow oral and written direction; and ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the public.

Special Requirements: Possession of a valid Oregon Driver's license and a good driving record.  Possession of a valid Flagger's Certification Card and a valid Defensive Driving/Safe Driving card of certificate of completion, or ability to obtain both certifications within 30 days of appointment.

Equal Opportunity Employer


We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or disability.  Upon request, special accommodations and/or assistance will be gladly provided for any applicant with sensory or non-sensory impairments.  Because of the Immigration Reform Act of 1986, persons hired by the county must be able to present acceptable documents verifying identity and authorization to work in the United States.  For a copy of Jackson County's Equal Employment Opportunity Plan, visit our web site at www.jacksoncounty.org or call 541-774-6036.