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Work Relief Shop Coordinator
Location:County Courthse WR
FT/PT:Full-time 38.75hrs/week - WRS Eligible
Deadline to apply:01/31/2022
Hiring Range:$19.77 - $22.60 / hour
Job Responsibilities:
Supervises and coordinates projects with assigned work crews (Huber inmates and/or individuals paying Court obligations and/or completing community service) on various projects; building, landscaping, brush/tree cutting, wood splitting and delivery, moving office furniture, weekly recycling at the Courthouse and River Block; along with other multiple projects as required. Also responds to emergency situations that include severe weather warnings, flooding, etc.

Assigned work crews.


1. Provide necessary transportation of assigned work crews, on a daily basis, to and from work sites.  Supervises and coordinates directly with workers on assigned projects and works along with work crews. Instruct workers in the proper and safe use of tools and equipment and ensure that proper safety equipment is issued and worn. This is a working supervisory position. If a work crew is not available, work will be completed without assistance.
2. Work with municipalities (townships, villages and cities) and various county and city agencies on projects throughout Wood County, as requested. Projects consist of equipment and vehicle maintenance, building and grounds maintenance, brush/tree cutting, snow removal, planting of trees and shrubs, moving office equipment, cleaning shelters, refurbishing town halls, building furniture, painting office equipment, erecting buildings, etc.
3. Operate and maintain County vehicles, trailers, generators, riding/push lawn mowers, snow blowers, pumps, chainsaws, weed trimmers, wood chipper, wood splitter, brush saw, tractor, two-way radios and other equipment, as required.
4. Successfully complete all required training programs.
5. Complete detailed paperwork daily for billing purposes.
6. Responsible to know and practice the Safety policies of the County. Perform all job tasks in a safe and prescribed manner.

1. Participate in daily and weekend on-call schedules, during the time period March through September, for immediate response to emergencies of any and all kinds involving the Emergency Management office, including, without limitation, flooding, severe weather warnings, etc.
2. Any other duties as may be assigned.

Job Qualifications:
Graduation from high school, or its equivalent, supplemented by verifiable work in a related field for at least three (3) years is required. Mechanical background with verifiable lead work or supervisory experience; as well as knowledge of basic office procedures and safety procedures. Valid Wisconsin Driver’s license is required. Basic, everyday living skills are needed, as is the ability to understand and follow oral and written directions, as well as give instructions.  Reading, writing, adding and subtracting is needed to complete forms, read manuals, and make calculations when working on projects.  

During employment with Wood County, certifications in first aid, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), and Hazardous Materials Awareness Level are required and maintained.

Equipment used to perform the essential duties of the job:  copy machine, camera, two-way radio, hand tools (hammers, wrenches, screwdrivers, chainsaws, shovels, brooms, brush saws, etc.), truck, van, tractor, maintenance equipment (cement mixer, air hammer, material handling equipment, wood splitter, mower, snow plow, etc.). Personal protective equipment used:  breathing apparatus, hearing and eye protection, chainsaw chaps, etc.

This position requires the ability to regularly spend long hours standing, walking, talking, hearing, using near and far vision, low lifting (10 pounds or less), medium lifting (20-40 pounds), and high lifting (50-80 pounds). This position requires time sitting, stooping, climbing, (using legs, feet and arms for support; ascending or descending stairs, steps or short stepladders, walking up or down hills; going up or down long ladders, poles, scaffolding, or machines. Bending/twisting, reaching, very high lifting (objects weighing 100 pounds or more), low carrying (10 pounds or less), medium carrying (20-40 pounds), high carrying (50-80 pounds), and very high carrying (100 pounds or more); low pushing/pulling (10 pounds or less), medium pushing/pulling (pulling or pushing a cart or wheelbarrow with a load of 60-80 pounds), high pushing/pulling (pulling or pushing a cart with a load of 100 pounds; dragging objects weighing 60 pounds over loose soil), very high pushing/pulling (dragging objects weighing more than 100 pounds over uneven ground; rolling (filled 50 gallon drums up a ramp), low handling (picking up tools), medium handling (operate controls in a vehicle), low use of fingers (writing, holding a nail), medium use of fingers (operating hand tools), high use of fingers (solder small components together). In unusual situations, running and high handling is required. Frequently outside and therefore may be exposed to adverse weather conditions with different levels of temperature and precipitation.