Equipment Operator

Location
Takoma Park, Maryland
Salary
Commensurate Upon Experience
Posted
Apr 20, 2017
Closes
May 25, 2017
Hours
Full Time

Introduction:

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.   

    Benefits:

    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.

    To Apply:

    Please visit our website: www.takomaparkmd.gov/hr/careers