POSITION: Street Maintenance Operator I (Full-time with benefits including sick, vacation, 401, longevity pay, health, dental, vision and life insurance)
DEPARTMENT: Public Works Department
Monday through Friday 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and additional hours as necessary to meet the needs of the Town of Berthoud.
Additional Hours: Will be required to perform on-call duty, work weekends, holidays, and overtime as necessary to meet the needs of the Town of Berthoud
The Street Department Maintenance Operator must be an industrious, self-motivated, dependable individual able to work without supervision, who enjoys working with the general public. This position is responsible for a variety of duties necessary for the operation and maintenance of the Street Department. The Street Department Maintenance Operator shall work at the direction of the Street Department Superintendent and the Public Works Director.
REQUIRED EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE / SKILLS:
This position requires a high school degree or GED. The Street Department Maintenance Operator must have the ability to work well with other employees, volunteers, and the general public. A valid Colorado Driver’s license (class C) and the capability of obtaining a “B” air brake and tanker license within 90 days. Evidence of insurability is required. Experience in street maintenance is helpful but not required.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS / DUTIES:
Operates Town vehicles and all equipment such as, but not limited to motor grader, backhoe, snow plow, dump trucks, loaders, street sweeper, mowers, etc.
Performs all phases of street maintenance such as, but not limited to street patching, storm drain cleaning, roadside and alley clean-up, tree trimming, mowing weeds, installation and maintenance of traffic control sighs, barricades, pavement marking, street sweeping, etc.
Performs work at the Town Cemetery, including grave excavations and maintenance activities.
Installs and removes barricades and cones during street maintenance. Also works as a flag person (certified)
Assists all Public Works Departments.
Performs preventative maintenance on vehicles and equipment, tune-ups, oil change, etc.
Employ safety practices and procedures.
Maintain effective and courteous working relationship with supervisors, co-workers, and the general public.
Performs the above duties and other duties as assigned by the Street Superintendent or the Public Works Director.
Ability to read, analyze and interpret technical journals and procedure manuals, as well as write reports.
Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions in one-on-one and small group situations to the public, employees or Board of Trustees as well as respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries and/or complaints.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
Ability to apply mathematical concepts to practical situations.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by and 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.
Communications skills enough to communicate effectively with co-workers, government agencies, private sector and the public.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.
Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions.
Strength, mobility and stamina enough to complete required work and work for extended periods of time.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms.
Skill in the use of a variety of hand tools.
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.
Work typically involves strenuous work in all types of weather.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works near hazardous chemicals.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high.
For consideration a Town of Berthoud application must be submitted. Please visit Berthoud.org-Departments-job application and apply online
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