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a) CLASS TITLE: General Laborer (3)
:          Exempt 

PURPOSE OF CLASS:  Under general supervision, performs all functions associated with Right-Of –Way semi skilled laborer.

PRIMART TASK: Any one position may not include all of the tasks listed, nor do the examples necessarily include all of the tasks performed.  The list of essential functions, as outlined herein, is intended to be representative of the tasks performed within this classification. The omission of an essential function does not preclude management from assigning duties not listed herein if such functions are a logical assignment to the position.

  • Performs routine semi-skilled labor on building maintenance.
  • Provides general maintenance and repairs.
  • Picks up trash on the ground; disposes of trash and other refuse.
  • Empties and maintains waste bins.
  • Operates light dump trucks and mowing equipment.
  • Helps with brush pickup and annual leaf collection.
  • Performs as backup on sanitation truck.
  • Performs related work as required.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP: This position reports to the Right-of-Way Supervisor.

WORKING CONDITIONS: Must be able to work in adverse weather conditions.


Education: Any combination and or experience equivalent to completion of the eighth grade and some experience in the performance of heavy manual work.

Experience: Entry level or combination of experience of heavy manual work.

 Special Requirements: Must be able to lift or move up to 50 pounds for an extended period of time. Must be able to operate light  and medium equipment; work with large and small objects. Must possess a valid North Carolina Driver’s license.  CDL class C required. 

 Special Note: This generic class specification gives a sound overview of the job class, it’s essential functions, and necessary job requirements.

 The Town of Elkin is an equal opportunity employer.

 The Town of Elkin will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in compliance with the American Disabilities Act.


Mailing Address

Post Office Box 857 Elkin, North Carolina 28621

Street Address

226 North Bridge Street Elkin, North Carolina 28621