Operator 1- Bridgetender Assignment

Application Deadline: 2023-01-25
Job Type: County
Job Description:

Purpose of Position: This position is responsible for operating heavy equipment in a safe and appropriate manner. Heavy equipment may include but not limited to: trucks, snowplows, tractors, mowers, sheepsfoot compactors, self-propelled sweepers, skid steers and other pieces of equipment. This position also includes patrolling of state and county highways and all duties associated with contractual agreements with State and Local governments.

Minimum Qualifications: High school diploma or general education degree (GED); and one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Knowledge of proper operation and routine maintenance of heavy-duty equipment which could be gained in 1 to 2 years of practical work experience in a highway maintenance environment. Know and observe State speed and weight limit regulations and highway laws. Knowledge of geographic locations of highways, roads, and townships within Pierce County. Valid CDL Drivers License is required.

Environmental Ability:
Ability to work under adverse weather conditions where variations and extremes in environmental factors such as temperature variations, machinery, electrical current, odors/smoke, toxic agents and noise may cause some discomfort and where there is a risk of minor injury.

This position is a FT 40 hours per week position. Starting Salary range $23.07 – $26.37 per hour plus fringe benefits.


Deadline Note: Application will close at 3:30 P.M.