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Utility Equipment Operator I

  • Type:Full Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$34, 933 - 46,095 depending on qualifications
  • Posted Date:04/26/2017


  • Position is assigned to the street crew divisions and performs a variety of tasks related to the maintenance and repair of town roads ways
  • Operates a variety of varied purpose equipment in street maintenance, road and right-of-way maintenance. It also consists of general labor work and is required to drive trucks requiring a commercial driver’s license and may be required to operate small equipment such as jack hammers, tampers, generators and small riding equipment as directed
  • Repairs pot holes, concrete, asphalt signs, storm sewer and fences; repairs roads; paints road markings; performs asphalt paving
  • Assists with normal assignments, special events, after hour activities and emergencies, snow removal, trash removal and other duties as required both during normal working hours and after hours and emergency support
  • Performs related work as required


  • High school diploma or GED One (1) to two (2) years previous experience and/or training involving equipment operation and Public Works maintenance  
  • Possession of a valid commercial driver’s license with an acceptable driving record
  • Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
  • Tasks involve the ability to exert heavy physical effort in heavy work, with greater emphasis on climbing and balancing, must be able to lift heavy objects and materials (20-50 pounds); may occasionally involve heavier objects and materials (up to 100 pounds)
  • Position shall be required to submit to initial and random drug testing


  • Monday - Friday 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m


  • Town Shop, 1479 Sterling Road


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