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Employer: Reno County
Division: County Public Works Department
Job Title: Equipment Operator I - Asphalt
Salary: $0 

Job Description:

Employer:    Reno County                                                                                       

Department:  Public Works

Job Title:  Equipment Operator I - Asphalt

Salary:  $13.09 - $15.48/D.O.Q. 

Job Number:  1202RN – Position Open Until Filled

Position Opened:  5/22/2018

Job Objectives:

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

Essential Job Functions:

Mow or trim grass, weeds and other tall growth, cut trees and brush with tractor mowers or bucket truck.  Install and maintain traffic control devices according to the MUTCD.  Haul, stockpile or dump road materials or debris using a dump truck.  Plow snow with truck plows and spread ice treatment materials.  Operate front-end loader to load truck, move debris, operate water truck in road construction and maintenance.  Compact asphalt materials, sealing cover materials or other materials with rollers.  Power broom asphalt surfaces.  maintain written records and daily time sheets.  Perform minor maintenance on equipment and assist mechanics in servicing or repairing equipment.  Read and interpret grade stakes.  Pick up loose paper and other debris.  Train on heavy equipment.

Job Standards:

Minimum High School education or GED.  Possess and maintain a valid Kansas Driver’s License.  Obtain a Class A CDL “Learner’s Permit” with tanker endorsement within 30 days of employment.  Upon completed training by County forces must be able to obtain Class A CDL with tanker endorsement.  Employee is responsible for obtaining and maintaining any certification and licensing requirements relative to the position.

Testing/Screening Requested:

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


Operate all job related machinery, equipment, tools and other aids as required, necessary, or needed in the performance of these job functions using equipment such as:  Tandem axle dump trucks, over 1 ton trucks, bucket truck, tractors and attachments, front end loaders, oil distributors (small), sealing sand spreader, rollers, brooms, brush chippers, tractor mowers, water trucks, small backhoes, B-patcher, paint striping machine and other medium equipment.

Work Environment:

5% indoors and 95% outdoors.  Exposure to summer heat, winter cold and other inclement weather conditions.  Work around noise and road machinery, dusty work areas and 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.

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: 1202RN

Open Date: 5/22/2018 12:00:00 AM
Close Date: