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Roads Equipment Operator I

Dawsonville


Listing Summary

JOB SUMMARY - FULL TIME 

This position is responsible for the operation of various types of equipment, maintenance and grounds keeping of all properties and accomplishment of assigned tasks.

MAJOR DUTIES

  • Assists in cutting grass, trimming trees, maintaining playground equipment, and cleaning and maintaining rental facilities.

· Participates in the maintenance of city buildings.

· Participates in the maintenance of city parks and grounds.

· Assists in the maintenance of department vehicles, tools and equipment.

· May be required to work overtime or subject to recall to duty in case of emergency.

· Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED BY THE POSITION

 

· Knowledge of grounds maintenance principles and practices,

· Knowledge of building maintenance principles and practices.

· Knowledge of safe work practices.

· Knowledge of traffic rules and regulations and safe operation of equipment.

· Skill in operating a variety of building and grounds maintenance equipment.

· Skill in operating hand and power tools.

· Skill in the repair and maintenance of a variety of tools and equipment.

· Ability to read and write.

· Ability to take and follow directions from supervisor.

· Ability to perform strenuous and routine work.

COMPLEXITY/SCOPE OF WORK

· The work consists of related building and grounds maintenance duties. Inclement weather

  contributes to the complexity of the position.

· The purpose of this position is for the upkeep and maintenance of the road areas in the city.

CONTACTS

· Contacts are typically with co-workers, other city personnel, vendors, and the general public.

· Contacts are typically to give or exchange information, to resolve problems, or to provide       services.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/ WORK ENVIRONMENT

· The work is typically performed while intermittently sitting, standing, stooping, bending,                                      crouching or walking. The employee frequently lifts light and occasionally heavy objects, climbs ladders, uses tools or equipment requiring a high degree of dexterity, and distinguishes between shades of color.

· The work may be performed indoors or outdoors, and occasionally in cold or inclement weather.

  • The employee is exposed to dust, dirt, grease, machinery with moving parts, and irritating

chemicals. Work requires the use of protective devices such as masks, goggles, gloves, etc.

· Regularly lift and/or move up to fifty (50) pounds.

· Work in high noise environments and under adverse weather conditions.

· Climb ladders and work in elevations of fifty (50) feet.

· Work in areas where chemicals are used and near moving mechanical parts.

· Materials and equipment used:

Pickup Truck          Lug Wrench                Various Hand Tools    Gauges

Pull Rod                  Two Way Radio          Power Tools                Excavator

Loaders                  Testing Meters            Mowing Machines       Data Loggers   Computer

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

· High School Diploma or GED

· One -three years’ experience in a related field.

· Any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the minimum level of

 qualifications as stated above.

LICENSE AND CERTIFICATIONS

· Must have and maintain a satisfactory Motor Vehicle Record (MVR).

· Due to the safety-sensitive nature of this position, incumbents will be subject to random drug

  testing.

SALARY RANGE

Based on level of qualifications and experience

Listing ends on:

12/4/2020