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Light Equipment Operator - Streets - Bettendorf, IA (ID: 320301)
|Title||Light Equipment Operator - Streets|
|Type||Public Works - Operations|
|City / Organization||Bettendorf, IA|
|Website||Click Here for the Position Listing|
Operates light maintenance equipment to maintain and repair City streets, alleys, properties and easements; performs related work as required.
Experience: Requires six (6) to twelve (12) months experience operating light equipment and trucks.
Analytical Abilities: Requires the ability to operate equipment and tools in such manner as to prevent injury to self, co-workers, property and equipment.
Interpersonal Skills: Requires excellent interpersonal skills necessary to effectively communicate with co-workers, other City employees, contractors, residents and respond to requests made by the general public. Must be an effective team player and requires the ability to work independently.
Working Conditions: Requires extensive standing, bending, stooping, pulling, pushing and lifting of materials and equipment ranging in weight from under 1 pound to over 100 pounds from ground to approximately forty inches (40) in height. Requires continuous standing for long periods of time. Sustained or repetitive reaching may be performed from ground to above shoulder height to complete tree trimming and other related repair tasks. Tool usage requires constant and repetitive grasp, and imparts segmental upper body vibration, which may be sustained for up to several hours. Frequent climbing is required on and off vehicles and equipment. Sustained driving of vehicles may be required for road repair or snow removal. Performs the majority of work assignment outdoors in all weather conditions ranging from mild to severe. Daily exposed to noise, dust, vibration and fumes.
Word Schedule: Generally 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday with a half hour unpaid lunch. Hours may vary based on flexible scheduling or needs of the department. Must be available outside of and in addition to these hours for weekend solid waste collection, City meetings and emergency activities. Will be required to be on call for snow removal from November 15 and ending March 31 of every year.
This is a full-time, civil service, union position. Applications will be accepted until January 25, 2019 5 PM. The City of Bettendorf is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer. The City of Bettendorf complies with American with Disabilities Act.