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LABORER - Detroit, MI

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Company Name:Wayne County Government
Location:Detroit, MI
Employment Type:Full Time
Pay:$31200 - $33532
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Laborers in the Roads Division maintain highways and structures on state, municipal and rural roads and rights-of-ways. Duties include litter pick up from roads and freeways, flagging traffic, working an air hammer and post pounder, pounding stakes and posts, mixing concrete, cold patching, shoveling asphalt & debris, changing under blades, assisting in snow and ice operations, use of hand tools, lawn mowers and power tools, and other related duties as assigned. Includes assisting tradesmen with repairs and general maintenance; cleaning shops and bathrooms as needed; performing labor-intensive duties such as jack hammering, shoveling concrete, dirt, and pump house materials.


At the time of application, eligible persons must have:

  • High school diploma or equivalent

Equal Opportunity Employer: Wayne County provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to: recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

For information regarding the Department of Justice - EEO Utilization Report, please visit

Accommodations: If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact the Wayne County Department of Personnel/Human Resources at 313-224-5901 or via email at Hearing or speech impaired persons using TDD's or similar devices may contact the Michigan Relay Center, toll free at (800) 649-3777 or 711 to communicate directly with the Department of Personnel/Human Resources during regular working hours.

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