Maintenance Operator 1

City of Washington

The City of Washington is seeking a full-time Operator in its Maintenance & Construction Department:

 Maintenance Operator 1.  Regular full-time position responsible for maintenance of streets, water lines and sewer lines, plowing of snow, and other department functions. 

POSITION SUMMARY:
Under supervision of the Maintenance & Construction Superintendent, the EquipmentOperator 1 is a non-exempt position which performs manual and semi-skilled labor.  Work includes operation of medium to heavy duty or agricultural equipment in construction, disposal and repair work.  Work may also include operation of medium duty trucks as a regular part of assigned duties.  

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES:

  • Participates in maintenance and repair of all public works facilities.
  • Loads and unloads materials by hand or by use of a front end loader.
  • Performs snow removal, sanding and salting of roadways; and street cleaning when necessary.
  • Operates equipment and provides necessary labor to clean, repair and/or upgrade public water and sewer collection systems.
  • Must have physical ability to traverse variable terrain conditions not accessible by vehicle
  • Must have ability to bend, stoop, lift and carry 75 pounds
  • Must have ability to work for extended periods of time outdoors, occasionally under adverse weather conditions.

REQUIREMENTS:
High school diploma or GED required, with minimal experience in manual labor and in operation of light or medium weight trucks; or any equivalent combination of experience and training in a related area. Must possess a current Commercial Driver’s License and endorsements at time of hire and throughout employment.  Must be insurable by the city’s insurance company, able to pass a thorough background check, and a pre-employment drugscreen and physical.

Application deadline is August 31, 2022.  Click for full job details and to apply. EOE

Job Benefits:

excellent benefits including health insurance and IPERS retirement. 

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