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Crafts Assistant at CITY OF MEMPHIS in Memphis, Tennessee

Posted in Human Resources 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Works under the supervision of an assigned supervisor. Assists skilled crafts worker in preventive maintenance and inspections on all City facilities which may include assisting in making various types of plumbing, HVAC, electrical, finishing concrete, structural, and painting repairs using hand tools and power tools. Performs preventative maintenance inspections and minor repairs as directed or required on all City owned equipment. Maintains service records and generates work orders on all equipment. Performs roof maintenance and assists roofers with repairs which may include annual inspections of roofs, recording blisters, cracks and shingle replacements, inspection and repair of gutters and other roof drainage equipment. Performs semi-skilled manual work in assisting various crews involved in maintaining property and equipment, buildings, and facilities throughout the city, removes concrete, prepares footings and flat areas for concrete placement, drives various size/type trucks (depending on driver license classification) hauling materials/ supplies and support personnel. Delivers supplies of all types, removes waste and scrap from the job site.


1.       Performs additional functions (essential or otherwise) which may be assigned.


TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  Must be able to communicate clearly verbally and in writing. Must have the ability to lift and carry equipment such as hand tools, power tools, test equipment, ladders, etc. weighing up to 75 lbs. Requires stooping, bending, reaching, pulling, climbing and traversing uneven ground. Must have the ability to perform tasks on aerial equipment and at extreme heights. Requires the ability to operate and automobile.

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:  Work is performed indoors and outdoors. Travel throughout the city is required and will be exposed to various weather conditions, confined spaces, fumes, odors, dust, noise, and construction/maintenance/shop safety hazards. Requires the use and wear of protective gear when necessary.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSOne (1) year of vocational training and three (3) years’ experience in generalized construction/maintenance, or any combination of experience and training which enables one to perform the essential job functions. A valid Class "B" Tennessee (or equivalent out-of-state) Driver's License is preferred and must comply with Federal Department of Transportation (DOT) Alcohol and Drug Testing rules as a condition of continued employment. Freon recovery license preferred.

The City Charter requires that City Employees must establish residence within Shelby County within six (6) months from date of Employment. Proof of residence will be required at the time of hire. 
The City of Memphis is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Office of Talent Management at


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