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Employer: Pottawatomie County
Job Title: Equipment Operator III - Heavy Equipment Operator
Salary: $15.28 Hourly

Job Description:

EQUIPMENT OPERATOR III (Heavy Equipment Operator)

Full-time – Pottawatomie County, Westmoreland, KS

Minimum Starting Rate: $15.28/hr, plus excellent benefits (health insurance, KPERS, paid time off, and more)

Position Responsibilities: Operates light and heavy equipment including but not limited to: loader, motor grader, mower, roller, tractor, backhoe, chain saw, sheep foot, highloader, water trucks, bobtail, wnch truck, broom, dump truck, semi-tractor and trailer, implement tractor; and others. May perform construction and/or maintenance on roads, ensures proper drainage of said roads, and perform grass, weed and brush control. Performs snow and ice removal functions during inclement weather.

Education/Experience Required: High school diploma, GED, or equivalent, or graduation from vocational school is preferred, with one to three years of similar or related experience recommended.

Special Requirements: Must have (or obtain with 60 days of employment) and maintain a valid Class A Commercial Driver’s License with appropriate endorsements. 

Must have and maintain a clean driving record for this position.  A “clean” record is defined as:  No misdemeanor or felony convictions for traffic/vehicular offenses (such as but not limited to DUI, vehicular homicide, reckless driving, hit and run, etc.) that are less than five (5) years old; no more than two (2) at fault or chargeable accidents that are less than five (5) years old; no more than two (2) traffic infractions (such as but not limited to speeding, failure to yield right of way, etc.) that are less than one year old.

Closing Date:  Open Until Filled

For a full job description, information about benefits, or other questions regarding employment with Pottawatomie County, please contact Human Resources at 785-457-3455, PO Box 348, Westmoreland, KS 66549, or e-mail cmalchose@pottcounty.org.

Drug Free Workplace: Pottawatomie County is committed to a Drug-Free Workplace. By submitting my application I understand the County requires the successful completion of a post-offer, pre-employment drug test as a condition of employment. This position may also requires additional testing, which may include written, verbal, or pysical assessments.

Completion of an employment application does not constitute an offer of employment nor is a completed application considered a contract of employment. Employment with Pottawatomie County is considered to be "at-will". Submission of an application does not establish an obligation for Pottawatomie County to offer employment.  Additionally, any misreprsentation or omission of information on the employment application may result in the rejection of the application or in dismissal from employment.

Vacancy Number: PT2019-10

Open Date: 5/30/2019 12:00:00 AM
Close Date: