City of Dickinson, ND

Job Opening – Street Maintenance Operator

Date Posted: April 15th, 2018 08:00 AM

Deadline: April 30th, 2018 05:00 PM

Department: Street Department

Compensation: $20.71 – $22.23 per hour DOE (Wage includes $2.50 per hour Skill-Based Pay for Class A CDL – must obtain within probationary period)

Hours: 40 per week

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  Job Description – Street Maintenance Operator

   Street Maintenance Operator Pre-Interview Questions

Application Instructions

To apply, please submit the required City application and Pre-Interview Questionnaire, which can be found by clicking on the links above, at Job Service, or at City Hall. Resumes are strongly encouraged. Veterans claiming preference must submit Form DD214 with the application. The deadline to apply is the close of business on Monday, April 30th, 2018. Late applications will not be accepted.

An Equal Opportunity Employer.

Contact

For more information contact Shelly at 701-456-7801, or email hr@dickinsongov.com.

Objectives

This position is responsible for inspecting and performing semi-skilled and skilled operations, maintenance, and repair activities on the City’s streets, alleys, and parking lots.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Operate heavy equipment, machinery, and specialized equipment used in the maintenance of streets, alleys, and parking lots
  • Perform year-round routine maintenance, repair and construction of city streets, alleys and parking lots
  • Provide work zone safety while maintaining traffic flow as directed
  • Perform routine and preventive maintenance of vehicles and equipment. Assist with major equipment maintenance and repair including welding and fabrication as assigned
  • Respond to and investigate problems and complaints received and ensure resolution when assigned
  • Purchase departmental supplies when directed
  • Assist in training new and seasonal employees
  • General mechanical, plumbing and electrical repair and diagnosis
  • Knowledge of road maintenance and construction techniques
  • Reading and comprehending maps, diagrams, and regulations
  • Maintaining files and records
  • City geography and street locations
  • Use and maintenance of hand and power tools
  • Computer operations and software applications
  • Operation and maintenance of equipment, tools, machinery, and systems
  • Basic welding and fabricating techniques
  • Snow removal and ice control techniques
Minimum Requirements
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • North Dakota Class A Commercial Driver’s License with tanker and air brake endorsements – restriction 7 (not authorized for tractor-trailer) is acceptable – must obtain within probationary period.
  • Road Scholar I Certification – must obtain within 2 years of hire.
  • Forklift Certification – must obtain within 90 days of hire.
  • Pre-employment drug screen, background check, and reference checks are required.
Desirable Training and Experience
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • At least one year of experience in a similar field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job
Benefits

EMPLOYER PAID BENEFITS

  • Vacation – 8 hours per month accrual for years 1-5
  • Sick Leave – 8 hours per month accrual
  • Personal Leave – Employees are permitted to use up to 16 hours of sick leave per year for personal leave
  • Longevity Pay – Sliding scale based on tenure with City (After 5 years of Service), paid annually
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Bereavement Leave
  • Holidays – 10 holidays plus one day for birthday
  • Employee Assistance Program

EMPLOYER/EMPLOYEE SHARED COST BENEFITS

  • Health Insurance – NDPERS (SHP) – Employer pays 80% of premium
  • Flexible Benefits – Medical Spending Account – The City puts $450 into a Medical Spending Account for full-time employees
  • Defined Contribution Retirement Plan – Employee contributes 5%; Employer matches 5%
  • Life Insurance – Employer pays 50% of premium. Supplemental life insurance option

OPTIONAL BENEFITS

  • Flexible Benefits – Medical Spending Account – pre-tax (2018 max – $2,650) – Daycare Expenses – pre-tax (2018 max – $5,000)
  • Vision Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Aflac Insurance
  • West River Community Center Membership – 50% Discount off Annual Membership
  • 457(b) Deferred Compensation Plan – Pre-Tax or Roth option

Civil Service Status upon successful completion of the probationary period.

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