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Employer: Reno County
Division: County Public Works Department
Job Title: Equipment Operator II - Asphalt Crew 1180RN
Salary: $0 

Job Description:

Employer:     Reno County                                                                                         

Department:  Public Works

Job Title:  Asphalt Crew - Equipment Operator II

Salary:  $14.57 - $17.23/D.O.Q.

Job Number:  1180RN – Position Open Until Filled

Position Opened:  10/17/2017

Job Objectives:

Manual labor involving a variety of duties associated with Reno County Road and Bridge operations.

Essential Job Functions:

Haul, stockpile or dump road materials or debris using dump truck.  Operate front-end loader to load truck and move debris.  Operate water truck in road construction and maintenance.  Operate crack sealing machine.  Compact asphalt materials, sealing cover materials or other materials with rollers.  Power broom asphalt surfaces.  Perform minor maintenance on equipment and assist mechanics in servicing or repairing equipment.  Pick up loose paper and other debris.  Train on heavy equipment as time allows.  Plow snow with truck plows and spread ice treatment materials.  Maintain written records as required for completion of daily task sheets.  Perform normal cleanup around work area.

Job Standards:

High school diploma or G.E.D.  Minimum 6-12 months as an Equipment Operator I or prior experience operating Asphalt Crew equipment.  Must possess a valid Kansas driver’s license with Class B-CDL when reporting to duty.

Testing/Screening Requested:

Must pass pre-employment Physical Capacity Profile and Drug Screen.


Operate all job related machinery, equipment, tools and other aids as required, necessary or needed in performance of these job functions using equipment such as:  dozers, motor graders, semi-tractors, excavators, oil distributors (small and large), tandem axle dump trucks, over 1 ton trucks, bucket truck, tractors and attachments, front end loaders, rollers, brooms, brush chippers, water trucks, small backhoes, B-patcher and other medium and heavy duty equipment owned by Reno County Public Works.

Work Environment:

5% indoors and 95% outdoors.  Will be exposed to summer heat, winter cold and other extreme weather conditions.  Work around noise of road machinery.  Work areas may be dusty.  Occasional exposure to poisonous insects, animals and plants.  Some exposure to exhaust fumes from equipment in truck shed and shop.  At times will work in close proximity of public traffic.  Periodic use of materials, which have an MSDS report on how to safely handle them.  All use of equipment (hand operated or self-propelled) entails hazardous exposure if not operated in a safe manner.

This position may be filled or closed to further application without notice.

Reno County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Reno County is an at-will, equal opportunity employer.  Reno County provides Family Medical Leave (FMLA) benefits to eligible, covered employees.  Reno County considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, age (40+), disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected status under local, state, or federal law.  Reno County is committed to making the application, interview, and pre-employment testing process accessible to persons with disabilities.  If you wish to volunteer information regarding any special assistance you may need, please notify Renee Harris, Reno County Human Resources by phone at (620-694-2988) or by email at renee.harris@renogov.org.  Applications must be submitted on www.hrepartners.com.  You will be contacted should the department feel that you are a qualified candidate.

Reno County prohibits employment of family members when such employment will create a situation where one person is in the direct chain of command and supervises, manages, or will be supervised or managed by another family member.  Family members are defined as spouses, biological parents, children and siblings, in-laws, grandparent, grandchildren, aunt, uncle, niece, nephew, adoptive parents, children and siblings who share (or have shared) the same household, step-parents, step-children, and step-siblings who share (or have shared) the same household, or individuals with whom an employee has a close personal relationship such as domestic partners, cohabitants, and significant others.  Employees are expected to disclose relationships covered by this policy whenever they come into existence.

Vacancy Number: 1180RN

Open Date: 10/17/2017 12:00:00 AM
Close Date: