Equipment Operator

Takoma Park, Maryland
Commensurate Upon Experience
Apr 20, 2017
May 25, 2017
Full Time


The City of Takoma Park is seeking an Equipment Operator to operate heavy construction equipment in support of the City’s public works operations.

Typical Duties:

  • Operate loader, skid steer, backhoe and tractor and their attachments
  • Drive small and large trucks to and from job sites with materials; pick up supplies
  • Perform line stripping on streets with paint machine and manually
  • Participate in leaf collection operations, operate leaf vacuum and tub grinder
  • Set forms, pour and finish concrete sidewalks
  • Operate street sweeper to clean streets and right of ways
  • Perform maintenance on street signs
  • Patch potholes with cold patch
  • Perform street maintenance including crack filling and pavement repair
  • Operate snow plow and salt spreaders during snow and ice events
  • Perform pre- and post-inspections and minor maintenance on all equipment assigned to the Division
  • Assist the Sanitation Division as a fill-in trash truck or recycling truck driver when needed
  • Perform other duties as assigned

    Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED; and,
  • Three to six months of related experience; or
  • Any combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
  • Valid Commercial Driver’s License (Class B).
  • Loader, truck and back hoe certifications desirable.   


    The City offer an excellent benefits package to include State retirement plan; medical, dental and life insurance; long-term disability; employee assistance program; tuition reimbursement; flexible spending accounts; and other supplemental programs.

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