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One of the greatest benefits of working for the City of Bryant is having the opportunity to make a difference in the community and to see the impact that we have on people’s lives. In the HR department, we strive to support our City’s mission through the development of programs designed to help us recruit and retain the best of the best to serve our City. Through effective HR practices, we are able to provide essential services to the community, improve the quality of life and make Bryant a great place to live and work.

As a part of serving those who serve our City, we offer a comprehensive benefits package to all full-time employees. Our benefits include, health, dental, vision, prescription, life and short-term disability insurance. We also offer several different options for supplemental insurance coverage. In addition to our insurance options, we offer a very strong retirement program, paid time off and an excellent wellness program.

If you are interested in becoming a part of our team, please take a look at our current open positions below!

A separate application must be completed for each position being applied for. Applications may either be downloaded, printed and submitted to the Human Resources department or completed online.

Thank you for your interest. Sincerely,
Charlotte Rue
Human Resource Director

The City of Bryant only accepts applications for currently posted positions. All applications submitted for non-posted positions will be rejected.

To be considered for open positions, a City of Bryant application must be submitted by position closing date!

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Animal Control Officer

Posting: January 24, 2024
Closing: Open Until Filled

Applications may be completed online at www.cityofbryant.com or picked up at the Human Resource Department at 210 S.W. 3rd Street, Bryant, AR 72022. A city application must be completed and submitted to be considered for this position.

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Salary

$33,668 - $42,085

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF POSITION

Works under the supervision of Animal Control Director. Other duties may be assigned.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Assists in the daily functions of the animal shelter and enforcement of animal control regulations.
  2. Operates city vehicle in the course of daily duties.
  3. Maintain the shelter to ensure conditions are sanitary. Performs general cleaning of office, restrooms, and other areas of the facilities; performs minor maintenance of facility and equipment.
  4. Feeds and waters animals according to schedule; cleans kennels and cages using appropriate cleaning agents and equipment.
  5. Maintains files of each investigation, maintains records cards for each animal impounded; prepares daily reports. Enters data in computer.
  6. Maintain supplies for shelter, such as drugs, food, maintenance items; verifies that all items are received and forward all invoices to the Animal Control Director for payment.
  7. Selects animals to be euthanized and performs euthanasia.
  8. Performs outside maintenance such as mowing grass, trimming shrubs, and general cleanup around the facility.
  9. Notifies owners per ordinance that their animal has been located.
  10. Assists customers in selecting animals for adoption.
  11. Prepares specimens for rabies testing, completes necessary paperwork, and delivers specimens to state lab.
  12. Processes public impounds, owner relinquishments and adoptions, collect monies for fees, issues receipts and completes necessary forms.
  13. Suggest changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase efficiency of work crew.
  14. Responds to after hours and weekends emergency calls as needed.
  15. Maintains files of investigations, maintain records, issue citations and warnings to violators; testifies in court.
  16. Perform any other related duties as required or assigned.


Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty mentioned satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

High school or GED, plus specialized schooling and/or on the job education in a specific skill area; e.g. data processing, clerical/administrative, equipment operation, etc, plus 0 to 6 months related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 


Special Requirements

REQUIRED CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

Valid Arkansas Driver's License or valid driver’s license recognized by the state of Arkansas.    Possess or be able to obtain proper licenses used in tranquilizing and euthanasia.   Must possess or be able to obtain euthanasia certification within one (1) year of employment.


Miscellaneous Information

PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES

The following physical activities described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.   Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions and expectations.

Highly repetitive, highly physical. Highly repetitive type work which requires the concentrated and non-diversified physical demands of the employee.

While performing the functions of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms; and frequently required to stand, sit, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, talk or hear; occasionally required to walk, taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds; frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision; distance vision; color vision; peripheral vision; depth perception; and ability to adjust focus.

City Engineer

Posting: January 24, 2024
Closing: Open Until Filled

Applications may be completed online at www.cityofbryant.com or picked up at the Human Resource Department at 210 S.W. 3rd Street, Bryant, AR 72022. A city application must be completed and submitted to be considered for this position.

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Salary

$78,813 - $98,516

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF POSITION

Responsible for complex and professional engineering work relating to project/construction activities in operations, installation, maintenance, repair, expansion, and relocation of public works infrastructure. Additionally, this position works with Planning, Code enforcement, the City Attorney, other Department heads and the Mayor to resolve issues associated with projects in the city. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Implements city wide construction projects, which include the design of plans and specifications.

2. Performs or oversees construction inspections for streets, drainage, sewer, and water projects.

3. Prepares documents and budget requests; administers adopted budget in assigned area of responsibility. 

4. Assures as-built records of projects, and documents necessary changes for the operation and maintenance programs.

5. Oversees the collection and maintenance of information regarding utility permits and street use permits.

6. Monitors the effectiveness of all engineering programs and projects.

7. Actively reviews procedures in regards to the safety, health, and hazard laws and regulations and monitors training needs.

8. Evaluates utilities capacity, and makes engineering recommendations to correct any deficiencies.

9. Active member at Development Review Committee (DRC) and provide support/attendance of MetroPlan, Planning Commission, and Water/Wastewater Commission.

10. Analyzes trends, such as population and industrial growth of area being served to determine adequacy of current treatment plant  facilities and to project community demands for future facilities. 

11. Develops plans to meet and serve expanding community needs.

12. Inspects city wide projects to confirm conformance to specifications and generates historically reporting.

13. Confers with administrative and technical personnel to coordinate departmental activities.

14. Evaluates new developments in materials, tools, and equipment to recommend or deny purchase. 

15. Prepares budget estimates based on anticipated needs of department and manages actual expenditures within approved budget. 

16. Maintains as-built plans of work completed.

17. Ability to interact with team members.

18. Other duties as assigned by Mayor.


Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty mentioned satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Technical degree required in such disciplines as Computer Engineering, CPA, etc, plus 9 to 10 years related experience and/or training, and 8 years related management experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

COMMUNICATION SKILLS

Ability to read, analyze, and understand the most complex documents; ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints; ability to write speeches and articles using original or innovative techniques or style; ability to make effective and persuasive speeches and presentations on controversial or complex topics to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to comprehend and apply principles of advanced calculus, modern algebra, and advanced statistical theory.

CRITICAL THINKING SKILLS

Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems. Ability to deal with nonverbal, logical or scientific symbolism such as formulas, scientific equations, and graphs. Ability to deal with a variety of abstract and concrete variables.

PLANNING

Considerable responsibility with regard to general assignments in planning time, method, manner, and/or sequence of performance of own work, in addition, the organization and delegation of work operations for a division of employees engaged in widely diversified activities.

 

DECISION MAKING

Performs work operations which permit frequent opportunity for decision-making of major importance which would have considerable effect on the final attainment of multiple major activities and the organization's projects of a large organization component and organization's clientele.

 

MENTAL DEMAND

Comprehensive and very intense mental demand. Comprehensive and continual involvement with multiple divisions, departments and/or organizations. Strategic and operational management functions which relate to both the short-term and long-term time periods.

 

ANALYTICAL ABILITY / PROBLEM SOLVING

General oversight. Activities covered by general organizational philosophy and objectives. Solving problems in novel, non-recurring or swiftly changing situations in which the approach is not fully defined. Guidance by top executive officer or business owner.

 

RESPONSIBILITY FOR WORK OF OTHERS

Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.  Responsibilities may include but not limited to interviewing, hiring and training employees; planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance, rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Supervises a small group (1-3) of employees in the same or lower classification. Assigns and checks work; assists and instructs as required, but performs same work as those supervised, or closely related work, most of the time. Content of the work supervised is of a non-technical nature and does not vary in complexity to any great degree.

RESPONSIBILITY FOR FUNDS, PROPERTY and EQUIPMENT

Regularly responsible for funds, building premises, inventory, or other property owned or leased by the organization and, in addition, may have temporary custody and responsibility of property, which through carelessness, error, loss, theft, misappropriation, or similar action would result in very important monetary losses to the organization. The total value for the above range from $10,000,000 to $25,000,000. 

ACCURACY

Probable errors would normally not be detected in succeeding operations and would definitely have serious effects in relationships with patrons and/or with the operations of other segments of the organization. Frequent possibilities of error would exist at all times, since the above mentioned areas are inherent in the job.

 


Special Requirements

REQUIRED CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

Baccalaureate Degree in engineering from an accredited Engineering Program.

Professional Engineer Licensed in the State of Arkansas

State Wastewater Class III License

Possess a valid Arkansas Class D Drivers License during the duration of employment.

SOFTWARE SKILLS REQUIRED

Advanced: Spreadsheet

Equipment Operator I - Streets

Posting: January 24, 2024
Closing: Open Until Filled

Applications may be completed online at www.cityofbryant.com or picked up at the Human Resource Department at 210 S.W. 3rd Street, Bryant, AR 72022. A city application must be completed and submitted to be considered for this position.

Download Full Description Online Application

Salary

$26,267 - $32,834

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF POSITION

Manual labor (semi-skilled and unskilled) performing general, road, sidewalk, and ground maintenance. Work is performed under direct supervision of a Field Supervisor or lead worker.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Performs road and street maintenance (i.e. asphalt patching, concrete patching, sidewalk installation).
  2. Performs ground and lawn maintenance, including, but not limited to, landscaping, weed-eating, roadside mowing, ditch and swale clearing, drainage facilities cleaning.
  3. Operates simple tools, electrical tools, and light-medium heavy equipment in order to perform duties.
  4. Performs tree trimming.
  5. Makes minor adjustments to equipment.
  6. Performs duties of a flagman.
  7. Paints traffic control lines.
  8. Installs pavement markers.
  9. Recognizes and reports safety issues to direct supervisor.
  10. Ability to work overtime.
  11. Ability to arrive on time and work 10 hour days.
  12. Perform any other related duties as required or assigned.


Qualifications

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE Mental alertness and adaptability to office and field area work routines. Equivalent to four years high school or GED, with particular emphasis during high school in office skills, shop skills, or others, plus 0 to 6 months related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Special Requirements

REQUIRED CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS Must possess a valid State of Arkansas Commercial Driver's License Class B by date of hire or the ability to obtain minimum of Class B Commercial Driver's License within 6 months of hire date. 


PREFERRED CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS Class B Commercial Drivers License


Miscellaneous Information

Emergency Response Statement: Every City employee has emergency response responsibilities, though not every position will require routine assignments during an emergency event. All employees are subject to recall around the clock for emergency response operations, which may require irregular work hours, work at locations other than the normal work location, and may include duties other than those specified in the employee's official job description. Assignments in support of emergency operations may be extensive in nature, with little advance notice, and may require employees to relocate to emergency sites with physically and operationally challenging conditions

Human Resources Assistant

Posting: February 02, 2024
Closing: Open Until Filled

Applications may be completed online at www.cityofbryant.com or picked up at the Human Resource Department at 210 S.W. 3rd Street, Bryant, AR 72022. A city application must be completed and submitted to be considered for this position.

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Salary

$38,109 - $47,636

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF POSITION

This position provides pleasant customer service for City Hall visitors. Answers and directs calls. Assists the Human Resources department with hiring process details.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Provides pleasant customer service to visitors of City Hall.

 2. Answers and directs calls to departments throughout the city.

 3. Reviews all applications to ensure they are complete. Downloads and forwards applications and resumes to hiring managers in a timely fashion. Ensures hard-copy applications are stocked as needed in the lobby.

 4. Schedules interviews and compiles interview books for all departments.

 5. Answers questions regarding applications and position updates.

 6. Responsible for pre-employment processing to include reference checking, arranging physicals/drug screens and entering candidates into the background check database. Works closely with HR Manager to schedule new hire orientations.

 7. Schedules pre-employment physicals and drug screens.

 8. Develops and maintains effective filing system for all open jobs and applications.

 9. Compiles new hire packets for both full and part-time employees.

 10. Responsible for effective close-out of open jobs to include notification to interviewees who were not selected.

 11. Responsible for the employee evaluation process to include notifying supervisors of all evaluations due throughout the year and processing them through payroll when they are completed.

 12. Compiles all documents for new hire folders and files them appropriately in a timely fashion.

 13. Assists HR Manager with payroll processing and review.

 14. Receives, sorts and delivers mail throughout City Hall on a daily basis.

 15. Responsible for working with the Finance department to complete credit card purchase reporting on a monthly basis.

 16. Responsible for ordering office supplies as needed for the HR department.

 17. Assists the HR department with various projects to include, document preparation, database management, document retention, filing, etc.

 18. Responsible for managing the worker's compensation process to include tracking claims, submitting all documentation and following-up with providers and employees.

 19. Maintains positive and professional relationships with colleagues throughout the city.

 20. Performs other duties as assigned and as needed.

 21. Regular and punctual attendance is an essential function of this position.

 22. Ability to work overtime.

 23. Perform any other related duties as required or assigned.

 


Qualifications

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

High school or GED, plus specialized schooling and/or on the job education in a specific skill area; e.g. data processing, clerical/administrative, equipment operation, etc, plus 2 years related experience and/or training, and 7 to 11 months related management experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

COMMUNICATION SKILLS

Ability to read a limited number of words and recognize similarities and differences between words and between series of numbers; ability to write and speak simple sentences as a means for basic communication. ability to read and understand simple instructions, short correspondence, notes, letters and memos; ability to write simple correspondence. ability to read and understand documents such as policy manuals, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals; ability to write routine reports and correspondence. ability to effectively communicate information and respond to questions in person-to-person and small group situations with customers, clients, general public and other employees of the organization. ability to read, analyze, and understand general business/company related articles and professional journals; ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees. ability to write reports, business correspondence, and policy/procedure manuals; ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public. ability to read, analyze, and understand common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents; ability to respond to complex or difficult inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

CRITICAL THINKING SKILLS

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of known variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram formats.

REQUIRED CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

A valid Arkansas drivers license or a valid drivers license recognized by the State of Arkansas.

SOFTWARE SKILLS REQUIRED

Intermediate: Accounting, Alphanumeric Data Entry, Contact Management, Human Resources Systems, Payroll Systems

Basic: 10-Key, Database, Spreadsheet, Word Processing/Typing

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Under direction where a definite objective is set up and the employee plans and arranges own work, referring only unusual cases to supervisor.

 PLANNING

Considerable responsibility with regard to general assignments in planning time, method, manner, and/or sequence of performance of own work; may also occasionally assist in the planning of work assignments performed by others within a limited area of operation.

DECISION MAKING

Performs work operations which permit frequent opportunity for decision-making of minor importance and also frequent opportunity for decision-making of major importance; the latter of which would affect the work operations of other employees and/or clientele to a moderate degree.

MENTAL DEMAND

Close mental demand. Operations requiring close and continuous attention for control of operations. Operations requiring intermittent direct thinking to determine or select the most applicable way of handling situations regarding the organization's administration and operations; also to determine or select material and equipment where highly variable sequences are involved.

ANALYTICAL ABILITY / PROBLEM SOLVING

Moderately structured. Fairly broad activities using moderately structured procedures with only generally guided supervision. Interpolation of learned things in somewhat varied situations.

ACCURACY

Probable errors would not likely be detected until they reached another department, office or patron, and would then require considerable time and effort to correct the situation. Frequently, possibility of error that would affect the organization's prestige and relationship with the public to a limited extent, but where succeeding operations or supervision would normally preclude the possibility of a serious situation arising as a result of the error or decision.

FREEDOM TO ACT

Directed. Freedom to complete duties as defined by wide-ranging policies and precedents with mid to upper-level managerial oversight.

IMPACT ON END RESULTS

Moderate impact. Job has a definite impact on the organization's end results. Participates with others in taking action for a department and/or total organization.

PUBLIC CONTACT

Regular contacts with patrons where the contacts are initiated by the employee. Involves both furnishing and obtaining information and, also, attempting to influence the decisions of those persons contacted. Contacts of considerable importance and of such nature, that failure to exercise proper judgment may result in important tangible or intangible losses to the organization.

EMPLOYEE CONTACT

Contacts with other departments or offices and also frequently with individuals in middle level positions; consulting on problems which necessitate judgment and tact in presentation to obtain cooperation or approval of action to be taken. Also, important contacts with associates as required in advanced supervisory jobs.

USE OF MACHINES, EQUIPMENT AND/OR COMPUTERS

Regular use of highly complex machines and equipment; specialized or advanced software programs.

WORKING CONDITIONS

Normal working conditions as found within an office setting, wherein there is controlled temperature and a low noise level, plus a minimum of distractions.

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS

The following work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the functions of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to work near moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Park Labor – Full Time

Posting: January 05, 2024
Closing: Open Until Filled

Applications may be completed online at www.cityofbryant.com or picked up at the Human Resource Department at 210 S.W. 3rd Street, Bryant, AR 72022. A city application must be completed and submitted to be considered for this position.

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Salary

$29,228 - $36,535

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF POSITION

Park Laborers keep up the appearance, health, and safety of landscapes and facilities in Bryant Parks. They maintain jogging and biking paths, hiking trails, athletic fields, playgrounds, picnic tables, benches, lawns, flowerbeds, and gardens. They take the initiative to ensure the parks meet the standard of excellence and vision of the Department.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Cleans and maintains public restrooms.
  2. Maintains park appearances by removing trash, debris, etc.
  3. Performs manual construction and maintenance work as directed by supervisor.
  4. Operates equipment such as weed eaters, walk mowers, and other small engine machinery.
  5. Regularly uses hand tools, such as rakes, shovels, etc.
  6. Operates larger equipment, such as riding mowers, tractors, groomers, etc.
  7. Regularly prepares athletic fields for events.
  8. Prepares service reports of materials used and work performed.
  9. Completes daily logs and reports as assigned.
  10. Ability to follow directions and complete assigned work in a timely manner.
  11. Regular and punctual attendance with the ability to work overtime and weekends.
  12. Ability to interact with team members.
  13. May be required to work weekends.
  14. Other duties as assigned by supervisor.
  15. Reports maintenance needs and abnormalities found in the parks.


Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty mentioned satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Minimum requirement; general educational background without high school completion, plus 0 to 6 months related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Special Requirements

Valid Arkansas driver’s license or a valid driver’s license recognized by the state of Arkansas.

PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES

The following physical activities described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions and expectations.

Highly repetitive, moderately physical. Highly repetitive type of work which requires somewhat diversified physical demands of the employee.

While performing the functions of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms, talk or hear, taste or smell; occasionally required to sit, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds; frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision; distance vision; color vision; peripheral vision; depth perception; and ability to adjust focus.


Miscellaneous Information

WORKING CONDITIONS

Outside working environment, wherein there are disagreeable working conditions part of the time.

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS

The following work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the functions of this job, the employee is continuously exposed to work near moving mechanical parts, outdoor weather conditions; frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, wet or humid conditions, risk of electrical shock; and occasionally exposed to work in high, precarious places, toxic or caustic chemicals, extreme cold, vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Public Works Utility Worker 1 - Water

Posting: February 07, 2024
Closing: Open Until Filled

Applications may be completed online at www.cityofbryant.com or picked up at the Human Resource Department at 210 S.W. 3rd Street, Bryant, AR 72022. A city application must be completed and submitted to be considered for this position.

Download Full Description Online Application

Salary

$29,228-36,535

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF POSITION

Works in a variety of conditions and situations, indoors and outdoors, in various types of weather to maintain the city water/wastewater system. Other duties may be assigned.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

1. May be required to work in any activity in all the Public Works Departments.

2. Performs operations of equipment such as jackhammers, chop saws, small tractors, etc.

3. Assists in repairing broken water lines, and replacing worn and damaged parts.

4. Assists in repairing breaks in sewer lines, and replacing worn and damaged parts.

5. Uses basic and specialized hand tools.

6. Regular and punctual attendance.

7. Works overtime as assigned.

8. Ability to interact with team members.

9. Perform any other related duties as required or assigned.


Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty mentioned satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

High school or GED, plus specialized schooling and/or on the job education in a specific skill area; e.g. data processing, clerical/administrative, equipment operation, etc, plus 12 to 18 months related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

COMMUNICATION SKILLS

Ability to read and understand documents such as policy manuals, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals; Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.

 

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to prepare and interpret bar graphs.

CRITICAL THINKING SKILLS

Ability to utilize common sense understanding in order to carry out written, oral or diagrammed instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving several known variables in situations of a routine nature.

REQUIRED CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

Valid Arkansas driver’s license or a valid driver’s license recognized by the state of Arkansas.


Special Requirements

REQUIRED CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

Valid Arkansas driver’s license or a valid driver’s license recognized by the state of Arkansas.

PREFERRED CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

Current Arkansas Water Distribution License Grade 1, Class A CDL Driver's License, and Class 1 Wastewater License

SOFTWARE SKILLS REQUIRED

Basic: 10-Key, Database, Presentation/PowerPoint, Spreadsheet, Word Processing/Typing


Miscellaneous Information

USE OF MACHINES, EQUIPMENT AND/OR COMPUTERS

Regular use of complex machines and equipment (desktop/laptop computer and software, road and production machines and equipment, driver's license/cdl, etc.)

WORKING CONDITIONS

Outside or inside working environment, wherein there are potential hazardous working conditions and life-threatening situations exist (fire, chemicals, electrical sources, heights, dangerous people, etc.) part of the time.

 ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS

The following work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the functions of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to work near moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, outdoor weather conditions, wet or humid conditions, vibration; frequently exposed to extreme heat; and occasionally exposed to work in high, precarious places, risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually very loud.

PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES

The following physical activities described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.   Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions and expectations.

Highly repetitive, moderately physical. Highly repetitive type of work which requires somewhat diversified physical demands of the employee.

While performing the functions of this job, the employee is continuously required to walk; regularly required to stand, sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms; and frequently required to talk or hear; occasionally required to climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds; frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds; regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision; distance vision; color vision; peripheral vision; depth perception; and ability to adjust focus.

Public Works Utility Worker I- Wastewater

Posting: January 24, 2024
Closing: Open Until Filled

Applications may be completed online at www.cityofbryant.com or picked up at the Human Resource Department at 210 S.W. 3rd Street, Bryant, AR 72022. A city application must be completed and submitted to be considered for this position.

Download Full Description Online Application

Salary

$29,228 - $36,535

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF POSITION

Works in a variety of conditions and situations, indoors and outdoors, in various types of weather to maintain the city water/wastewater system. Other duties may be assigned. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

1. May be required to work in any activity in all the Public Works Departments. 

2. Performs operations of equipment such as jackhammers, chop saws, small tractors, etc. 

3. Assists in repairing broken water lines, and replacing worn and damaged parts. 

4. Assists in repairing breaks in sewer lines, and replacing worn and damaged parts. 

5. Uses basic and specialized hand tools. 

6. Regular and punctual attendance. 

7. Works overtime as assigned. 

8. Ability to interact with team members. 

9. Perform any other related duties as required or assigned. 


Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty mentioned satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. 


Special Requirements

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

High school or GED, plus specialized schooling and/or on the job education in a specific skill area; e.g. data processing, clerical/administrative, equipment operation, etc, plus 12 to 18 months related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

REQUIRED CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

Valid Arkansas driver’s license or a valid driver’s license recognized by the state of Arkansas.

 PREFERRED CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

Current Arkansas Water Distribution License Grade 1, Class A CDL Driver's License, and Class 1 Wastewater License.


Miscellaneous Information

PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES

The following physical activities described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.   Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions and expectations.

Highly repetitive, moderately physical. Highly repetitive type of work which requires somewhat diversified physical demands of the employee.

While performing the functions of this job, the employee is continuously required to walk; regularly required to stand, sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms; and frequently required to talk or hear; occasionally required to climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds; frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds; regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision; distance vision; color vision; peripheral vision; depth perception; and ability to adjust focus.

Stormwater Inspector

Posting: January 31, 2024
Closing: Open Until Filled

Applications may be completed online at www.cityofbryant.com or picked up at the Human Resource Department at 210 S.W. 3rd Street, Bryant, AR 72022. A city application must be completed and submitted to be considered for this position.

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Salary

$30,708 - $38,385

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF POSITION

Duties include performing activities that help the City of Bryant stay in compliance with the six requirements of the MS4 permit issued through the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) as mandated by the Environmental Protection Agency's(EPA) Clean Water Act. This position also helps with the maintenance, repair and construction of the stormwater systems throughout the City of Bryant. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Perform Construction Site Stormwater Runoff Control inspections. This activity involves doing construction site inspections to ensure new construction operates using best management practices or guidelines of ADEQ that protect the Waterways of the State. This can involve using enforcement actions for violations of the Stormwater Ordinance including issuing Violation Notices and Stop Work Orders. It also involves completion of inspection forms detailing findings from inspections. 

2. Perform Post Construction Runoff Control inspections of construction sites, industrial/commercial sites, and stormwater systems. This activity involves inspecting construction sites after project is at or near completion to confirm ground stabilization, clean up, and that stormwater systems are functioning properly. On-going inspections of permanent stormwater systems such as basins are also performed on a continuous, routine basis. 

3. Perform Public Education and Outreach activities such as training contractors/builders; commercial business operators; and the public in general about Best Management Practices (BMPs) and pollution prevention. Duties performed include training construction site people, canvassing neighborhoods or talking to people at public meetings and training sessions. 

4. Perform Illicit Discharge Detection and Elimination/Dry Weather Screening. Activity involves responding to calls and complaints of illicit discharges and in general trying to regulate and prevent acts of illicit discharge through observation and interaction with the public. Dry Weather Screening is annual, routine inspections of stream and creek beds during dry weather to detect signs of illicit discharge. This involves completion of inspection forms detailing findings. 

5. Perform Pollution Prevention and Good Housekeeping for Municipal Operations. Involves routinely inspecting municipal, city owned buildings, facilities, grounds and operations to make sure Best Management Practices are in place and being followed. This involves completion of inspection forms detailing findings and conducting training sessions for City personnel. 

6. Assist with public involvement and participation which involves facilitating interactive meetings with contractors, builders and the general public for the purpose of pollution prevention education. 

7. Perform inspection and maintenance of city owned and/or controlled stormwater systems. These stormwater systems may include detention basins, ditches, creeks, streams, drainage easements, storm drains, streets, street inlets, and other stormwater conveyance systems. Maintenance of these systems involve mowing, raking, silt removal, debris removal and trash removal. Maintenance can also involve construction and repair of these systems. 

8. Operate and maintain, in good working order, equipment and tools used on the job. These include hand tools, power tools, vehicles, mowers, tractors, bush hogs, compaction tools, sod cutters, backhoes, trimmers and chain saws. Duties also involve the inspection, care, repair and maintenance of tools, equipment and supplies. 

9. Respond to Public Complaints and Requests. This could be flooding and drainage issues, illicit discharges, stormwater ordinance violations, debris removal, stormwater systems repair, and silt removal. The response involves gathering information in-field, documenting findings and reporting back to the department manager. 

10. Perform inspections and/or construction work for projects either contracted or performed by the City of Bryant. Projects could involve road construction, drainage improvements, and general clean-up of an area. Activities will involve reading and enforcing construction plan guidelines and BMPs. May also involve other activities that support the project and leads to its successful completion. These duties performed could be for another City department. 

11. Perform in-field mapping and detailing of necessary features related to the City GIS. This process involves locating and hand marking printed maps with features of interest for GIS layer building. Features of interest could be detention basins, waterways, street lights, drains, or any other feature deemed necessary. 

12. Document work orders and inspections performed. Documentation must be maintained in an accurate, thorough and real-time manner. 

13. Perform any other related duties as required or assigned.


Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty mentioned satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

High school or GED, plus specialized schooling and/or on the job education in a specific skill area; e.g. data processing, clerical/administrative, equipment operation, etc, plus 12 to 18 months related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 COMMUNICATION SKILLS

Ability to effectively communicate information and respond to questions in person-to-person and small group situations with customers, clients, general public and other employees of the organization.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to prepare and interpret bar graphs.

CRITICAL THINKING SKILLS

Ability to use common sense understanding in order to carry out detailed written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few known variables in situations of a routine nature.


Special Requirements

REQUIRED CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

C.S.I. MS4 License - Certified Stormwater Inspector Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System.

To be obtained within first year of employment if reasonable by proximity and availability of training site. Valid Arkansas driver’s license or valid driver’s license recognized by the State of Arkansas.

SOFTWARE SKILLS REQUIRED

Basic: Alphanumeric Data Entry, Database, Presentation/PowerPoint, Word Processing/Typing



Miscellaneous Information

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS

The following work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the functions of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to work near moving mechanical parts, outdoor weather conditions; occasionally exposed to work in high, precarious places, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, wet or humid conditions, risk of electrical shock, vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.


PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES

The following physical activities described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.   Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions and expectations.

Moderate diversity, moderately physical. Work activities which allow for a moderate amount of diversity in the performance of tasks which requires somewhat diversified physical demands of the employee.

While performing the functions of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, talk or hear; and occasionally required to taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds; frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision; distance vision; color vision; peripheral vision; depth perception; and ability to adjust focus. 

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

To meet the requirements of the Clean Water Act of the EPA and the mandates of ADEQ, of which we are held accountable and re-portable annually, the Stormwater Department of the City of Bryant must complete a series of involved and complicated activities that encompass the Six Minimum Requirements to legally operate. It takes the two dedicated personnel positions and department manager working together all year to meet these mandates to keep our State Permit active. These six requirements are reflected in the first six duties listed in this P.A.Q.

Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator

Posting: January 05, 2024
Closing: Open Until Filled

Applications may be completed online at www.cityofbryant.com or picked up at the Human Resource Department at 210 S.W. 3rd Street, Bryant, AR 72022. A city application must be completed and submitted to be considered for this position.

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Salary

$32,188 - $40,235

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF POSITION

Works in a variety of conditions and situations, indoor and outdoor, in various types of weather in repair and maintenance of sewers. Other duties may be assigned.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Performs maintenance on pumps, motors, and other equipment.
  2. Performs chemical, physical, and bacteriological analysis.
  3. Assists in efforts to monitor city's pretreatment program.
  4. Prepares chemical treatment solutions.
  5. Monitors treatment plant to ensure proper operation.
  6. Performs operations of various types of test equipment.
  7. Prepares and performs various analytical tests.
  8. Assist in collection of wastewater for methods in testing and recording for QA & QC.
  9. Maintains daily records as required by standards.
  10. Performs any other various duties as assigned.
  11. Ability to work overtime.
  12. Ability to work rotating shifts.
  13. Regular and punctual attendance.
  14. Perform any other related duties as required or assigned


Qualifications

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

 Mental alertness and adaptability to office and field area work routines. Equivalent to four years high school or GED, with particular emphasis during high school in office skills, shop skills, or others, plus 12 to 18 months related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Special Requirements

REQUIRED CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS 

Valid Arkansas driver's license or valid driver’s license recognized by the state of Arkansas. Must have a Class 1 Arkansas Wastewater license or obtain one within one year.


Miscellaneous Information

WORKING CONDITIONS 

Outside or inside working environment, wherein there are potential hazardous working conditions and life-threatening situations exist (fire, chemicals, electrical sources, heights, dangerous people, etc.) part of the time. 

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS 

The following work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the functions of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to outdoor weather conditions, wet or humid conditions, extreme cold, extreme heat; and occasionally exposed to work near moving mechanical parts, work in high, precarious places, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, risk of electrical shock.The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Part Time

Part Time Lifeguard

Posting: January 05, 2024
Closing: Open Until Filled

Applications may be completed online at www.cityofbryant.com or picked up at the Human Resource Department at 210 S.W. 3rd Street, Bryant, AR 72022. A city application must be completed and submitted to be considered for this position.

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Salary

hourly rate $11.00 plus, commensurate with experience

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF POSITION

Monitors activities in swimming areas to prevent accidents and provide assistance to swimmers by performing the following duties.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Cautions swimmers regarding unsafe areas.
  2. Rescues swimmers in danger of drowning and administers first aid.
  3. Maintains order at the aquatics facility by enforcing the aquatic center rules and regulations.
  4. Reports all disciplinary problems to the Aquatics Coordinator.
  5. Inspects facilities for cleanliness.
  6. Participates in providing swim lessons, incorporating diverse and fun activities into each lesson.
  7. May be responsible for cash registers and daily cash handling.
  8. Complete Incident Reports as needed.
  9. Organizes and puts away as needed class equipment and ensures that pool area is neat and orderly.
  10. Reports any problems in staff relationships to the Aquatics Coordinator.
  11. Attends all required staff meetings.
  12. Maintains a current certification in Lifeguard Training, CPR and First Aid.
  13. Informs the Aquatic Coordinator when supplies needed or equipment needs to repair or replaced.
  14. Enforces the aquatic center rules as listed in the staff manual.
  15. Maintains positive public relations at the aquatic facility.
  16. Check all doors at the closing of the center.
  17. Sets a positive example for the rest of the staff to follow.
  18. Works overtime as assigned by supervisor.
  19. Regular and punctual attendance is required.
  20. Interacts with team members.
  21. Perform any other related duties as required or assigned.


Qualifications

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE Minimum requirement; general educational background without high school completion, plus 0 to 6 months related experience and/or training. Or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Special Requirements

REQUIRED CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS 2 year American Red Cross Lifeguard Training Certification and CPR - First Aid Certification.


Miscellaneous Information

WORKING CONDITIONS Somewhat disagreeable working conditions. Continuously exposed to one or two elements such as noise, intermittent standing, walking; and occasional pushing, carrying, or lifting. PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES The following physical activities described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions and expectations. Highly repetitive, highly physical. Highly repetitive type work which requires the concentrated and non-diversified physical demands of the employee. While performing the functions of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, talk or hear; and frequently required to stand, walk; occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision; distance vision; peripheral vision; and depth perception.

Part Time Park Labor

Posting: January 17, 2022
Closing: Open Until Filled

Applications may be completed online at www.cityofbryant.com or picked up at the Human Resource Department at 210 S.W. 3rd Street, Bryant, AR 72022. A city application must be completed and submitted to be considered for this position.

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Salary

hourly rate $11.00 per hour plus, commensurate with experience

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF POSITION

Assists in maintaining grounds, playground equipment, structures and facilities. Other duties may be assigned.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Performs operation of equipment such as lawn mowing equipment, etc.
  2. May act as temporary relief for other departments.
  3. Performs manual construction and maintenance work under little supervision.
  4. Completes daily logs and reports as assigned.
  5. May be required to work weekends.
  6. Pool Duties:
  7. Removes leaves and other debris from surface of water.
  8. Cleans bottom and sides of pool. Inspects and replaces loose or damaged tiles.
  9. Cleans and repairs filter system.
  10. Adjusts and performs minor repairs to heating and pumping equipment.
  11. Dumps chemicals in prescribed amounts to purify water in pool.
  12. Prepares service report of materials used and work performed.
  13. Regular and punctual attendance.
  14. Ability to work overtime.
  15. Ability to interact with team members.
  16. Clean/disinfect restrooms, replenish supplies, empty trash, sweep, and mop all areas.
  17. Move furniture/equipment for various functions as needed.
  18. Maintain custodial supplies; stock and inventory materials and supplies.
  19. Keep building in good working order including changing light bulbs, and minor repairs.
  20. Maintain outside areas in vicinity of buildings and parking lot.
  21. Operate and care for vacuum cleaners, scrubbing machines, and other janitorial supplies.
  22. Perform any other related duties as required or assigned.


Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty mentioned satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Mental alertness and adaptability to office and field area work routines. Equivalent to four years high school or GED, with particular emphasis during high school in office skills, shop skills, or others, plus 0 to 6 months related experience and/or training. Or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Special Requirements

Outside working environment, wherein there are extremely disagreeable working conditions most of the time (e.g. hot mix paving in constant sun).


Miscellaneous Information

The following work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the functions of this job, the employee is continuously exposed to outdoor weather conditions; regularly exposed to work near moving mechanical parts, extreme cold, extreme heat; frequently exposed to wet or humid conditions, risk of electrical shock; and occasionally exposed to work in high, precarious places, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

The following physical activities described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions and expectations. Moderate diversity, moderately physical. Work activities which allow for a moderate amount of diversity in the performance of tasks which requires somewhat diversified physical demands of the employee. While performing the functions of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms, talk or hear, taste or smell; occasionally required to sit, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds; frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include distance vision.

Part Time Parks Staff

Posting: January 05, 2024
Closing: Open Until Filled

Applications may be completed online at www.cityofbryant.com or picked up at the Human Resource Department at 210 S.W. 3rd Street, Bryant, AR 72022. A city application must be completed and submitted to be considered for this position.

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Salary

$11.00 per hour

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF POSITION

Works with The Center Superintendent to implement the vision and goals of the Department. This position is responsible for the effective implementation of the city's diversified public recreation programs by carrying out assigned tasks given by Parks and Recreation Divisions.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Facilitate recreational activities for community members of all ages.
  2. Prepare facilities (fields, rooms, etc.) for planned events.
  3. Ensure facility is maintained and safe procedures are followed. Report violations of procedure/regulations to the Center Superintendent.
  4. Assist with advertising for upcoming events as assigned.
  5. Monitor recreational events.
  6. Order and maintain sporting equipment (balls, bats, exercise equipment, etc.).
  7. Perform clerical duties. Answer inquiries on upcoming events. Preregister participants.
  8. Assist in managing membership and scheduling software.
  9. Coordinate reports for patron injury, accidents and other incidents.
  10. Plan, schedule, and prepare for events.
  11. Serve as receptionist when needed. (answering phone, ensure scanning of cards, take payments, etc.).
  12. Perform any other related duties as required and assigned.
  13. Perform any other related duties as required or assigned.


Qualifications

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE High school or GED, plus specialized schooling and/or on the job education in a specific skill area; e.g. data processing, clerical/administrative, equipment operation, etc, plus 7 to 11 months related experience and/or training. Or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Special Requirements

REQUIRED CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS Valid Arkansas drivers license or a valid drivers license recognized by the state of Arkansas SOFTWARE SKILLS REQUIRED Intermediate: Alphanumeric Data Entry, Word Processing/Typing Basic: 10-Key, Accounting, Contact Management, Database, Spreadsheet


Miscellaneous Information

USE OF MACHINES, EQUIPMENT AND/OR COMPUTERS Regular use of non-complex machines and equipment (adding machines, calculators, copy/fax machines, etc.) WORKING CONDITIONS Somewhat disagreeable working conditions. Continuously exposed to one or two elements such as noise, intermittent standing, walking; and occasional pushing, carrying, or lifting. PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES The following physical activities described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions and expectations. Highly repetitive, moderately physical. Highly repetitive type of work which requires somewhat diversified physical demands of the employee. While performing the functions of this job, the employee is continuously required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; regularly required to reach with hands and arms; frequently required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and occasionally required to sit. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision; distance vision; color vision; peripheral vision; depth perception; and ability to adjust focus.