The City of Fountain City has full-time employment opportunity as a General Maintenace Work in the Public Works Department.  For more information or to apply take a look at our Employment page. Wage based on experience.

General Maintenance Worker job description

Job Title: General Maintenance Worker

Department: Public Works

Reports To: Public Works Superintendent


Performs a variety of semi-skilled and skilled tasks assisting in the construction, repair, cleaning and maintenance of buildings, facilities, parks, streets, and water/wastewater utilities.  Driving is a primary responsibility of this position and candidates must maintain an acceptable driving record.



Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following: 

  • Operates power and hand tools and other equipment; cleans and maintains same.
  • Conducts digging and excavation work.
  • Maintains parks and park facilities, including landscaping and groundskeeping.
  • Maintains and cleans all City buildings, facilities, rest rooms, and sets up rooms/facilities as directed.
  • Reads and tests water meters.
  • Clears minor sewer blockages and clogged storm drains.
  • Paints street markings, performs street sign maintenance, and acts as traffic control flagger.
  • Accurately completes work order and tracks parts usage. 
  • Responds outside of work hours to maintenance, water and/or sewer emergencies
  • Assists in repair and maintenance of streets, water/wastewater utilities, and other buildings/facilities.
  • Follows all safety policies of the Public Works Department.
  • Other duties as assigned.