Human Resources

Laborer - Temp

$19.784 hourly rate

Temporary position during summer months - no benefits

Temporary summer position within the Water Department.  Performs cleaning and housekeeping duties within the Water Department.  Responsibilities include basic yard work such as mowing, weed-eating and brush removal, painting and assisting the maintenance personnel with other tasks.

Minimum Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent.  Must possess a valid driver’s license.  Must complete required NIMS level training within first six months of hire. 

Physical Demands: Ability to shovel and dig; bending and lifting 75 lbs., plus or minus 25 lbs. 

Typical Working Conditions: Outside working conditions of extreme heat and varying weather conditions.

Hours of work: 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Drug testing

Background check

Physical Abilities Testing

In addition to the application, testing and/or examinations may be required for further consideration on this position.

United Steelworkers of America Bargaining Unit position.

Apply online at or by visiting the Human Resources Dept., 2nd floor, City Hall, 111 E. Maple, Independence, MO 64050.  Position Open Until Filled.


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