Human Services

City of Marion - Equipment Operator

Starting salary: $47,416-$62,912

General Job Description: Duties include the safe and efficient operation of assigned equipment in the streets, sewer, solid waste, and parks divisions.  Includes the any of the following: Performs snow removal activities including plowing, blowing, and hauling of snow; hand shoveling; applying chemicals and abrasives to streets, sidewalks, and steps.

Responsible for the repair and maintenance of streets, including removing and replacing concrete and asphalt patches; filling potholes; sealing cracks; street painting, sweeping, and flushing, and related activities.

Cleans and flushes sewer lines; repairs pipes, manholes, inlets, and related structures.

Company Benefits: Health & Dental insurance, LTD, Basic & Supplemental Life, Flexible Spending, Paid holidays, vacation and sick leave, Wellness incentives

High school courses important to the position: Any opportunities involving use of equipment and/or physical labor.

Training, certifications, or degree needed to qualify for the position:

  • Experience in the operation and routine maintenance of trucks and related equipment.
  • Must possess a valid Class B Commercial Driver's License.
  • Must possess a Class B Commercial Driver's License with Endorsement N for bulk tank vehicles, and Restriction L for vehicles with air brakes.

Specific skills that your business recognizes as fundamental to employment (life skills):
Experience in the operation and routine maintenance of trucks and related equipment. 

What kind of advancement opportunities exist in the company?
Equipment Operators can advance to a Utility Specialist up to Supervisory roles within each division.

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