Equipment Operator/Highway Department

Application Deadline: 2022-01-18
Job Type: County
Job Description:

Oneida County is accepting applications for Equipment Operator positions with the Highway Department in order to fill a position and build an eligibility list for future vacancies. Current position needing to be filled would work out of the Minocqua Shop in the winter and Rhinelander Shop in the summer. Starting 2022 hourly rate of $19.51 to $22.30 based on previous experience, plus excellent fringe benefit package.

Equipment Operator duties include performing skilled work of varied nature involving the operations of repairing, clearing and maintaining highways, roads and right-of-ways. Position uses multiple types of motorized equipment, assists in flagging traffic and performs other manual labor tasks. Position may be required to work nights and weekends for snow removal and storm damage cleanup as needed; winter hours vary based on snow removal needs; overtime paid for weekend hours worked; summer hours are Monday through Thursday from 6:00AM to 4:00PM.

Qualified individuals must have a high school degree or equivalent, three years work experience in highway maintenance or related area, and have or be able to obtain a CDL with A, B, C, H, and N endorsements. Snow plowing experience is preferred but not required.

Complete job description and required Oneida County application is available at For more information or to receive a paper application, please call Jenni at 715-369-6153. Completed applications should be emailed to [email protected] or mailed to Oneida County Personnel, Courthouse, P.O. Box 400, Rhinelander, WI 54501. Deadline to submit applications is Tuesday, January 18, 2022 at 4:30 p.m.


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