Storm Drain, Streets, Solid Waste Equipment Operator Payson City

Storm Drain, Streets, Solid Waste Equipment Operator
Payson City is accepting applications for a full-time, benefited Equipment Operator.
Interested parties should submit application and resume to Dora (801-465-5202;
email:, no later than 5:00 PM Nov 6, 2014. Min req: 21 years of
age. Duties include driving and operating backhoes, front loaders, snowplows,
Sanitation Trucks, and other CDL required equipment. Salary Range $15.48 to
$21.00 DOQE. Evenings, Holidays and Saturdays may be required. Job Description
and Essential Functions available upon request. Payson City is an Equal
Opportunity Employer. All applications and resumes are classified private and will be
held confidential. Open Until Filled; first review of applicants and interview scheduling
will occur anytime after Nov 7, 2014.
Job Description
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Storm Drain, Solid Waste, Streets Equipment Operator
Full-time Staff
Solid Waste
Streets/Storm Drain
Kent Fowden
Dora Edvalson
$15.48 – $21.00
Operates tractors, front end loaders, forklifts, backhoes, bobcats, flatbed trucks, concave blade,
asphalt pavers, rollers, and other such equipment in the construction and maintenance of streets,
storm drain and landfill systems by performance of the following duties.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other related duties
may be assigned.
Fastens attachments to tractor with clevis or wedge pin hitches.
Connects hydraulic hoses, belts, mechanical linkage, or power takeoff shaft to tractor to provide
power to raise, lower, or tilt attachment.
Moves levers to control tool bars, carriers, and disks.
Moves levers and depresses pedals to maneuver tractor and raise, lower, and tilt attachment to
clear right-of-way.
Feels lever and listens for stalling action of engine to estimate depth of cut.
Cleans grates, shovels, lifts and performs general manual labor as required.
Greases, oils, and performs minor repairs on equipment.
Operates road resurfacing equipment, crushers, or screen plants.
Performs seasonal road maintenance tasks such as snow removal, pot-hole repair, etc.
Other duties as requested.
QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform
each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the
knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Associate’s degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or two to
three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance
instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers,
common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and
interpret bar graphs.
Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral,
or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in
standardized situations.
Requires a valid Utah Drivers Commerical Driver’s License minimum class B and good driving
record. CDL must be acquired within six months of hire. Must be eighteen years of age or older
to operate specified machinery.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee
to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be
made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use
hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb or
balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to
taste or smell. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift
and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds. Specific vision
abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision,
depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
Varied shift work may be required, including evenings, Saturdays, and holidays.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee
encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may
be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical
parts; in high, precarious places; and in outside weather conditions and is regularly exposed to
wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, and vibration. The noise level in the
work environment is usually loud.
NOTE: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being
performed by the person(s) assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be an
exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required of personnel so classified. The
approved class specifications are not intended to and do no imply or create any employment,
compensation, or contract rights to any person or persons. This class specification supersedes
earlier versions. Management reserves the right to add or change duties at any time as needed
without notice.