City of Powers looks to hire temporary general contractor

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POWERS, Ore. -- The City of Powers is looking for a temporary general laborer.

The general laborer performs various duties to assist the Public Works Department, which may include basic maintenance and miscellaneous duties in a water/sewer utility setting in addition to lawn care and mowing tasks. This position is temporary.

The position requires a basic knowledge of maintenance and use of basic hand tools and equipment with an emphasis on performing duties safely. No experience or education is necessary.

A valid Oregon driver’s license is required. An offer of employment is contingent upon passing a background and driving history check, and pre-employment physical including drug/alcohol screening.

The position is a part-time position with limited benefits.

The position is expected to work as-needed up to a maximum of 32 hours per week for the summer season, with shifts staggered as needed by the acting Public Works Director.

The position is at minimum wage.

Applications will be accepted until June 1. Interviews with selected applicants may be scheduled for June 5 prior to the regular City Council meeting.

A position description and employment application are available in person at 275 Fir Street in Powers or via email at

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