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Public Works Streets Maintenance Operator I and II

City of Salem
Salem, OR 97301
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Salary: $20.23 - $26.47 Hourly
Job Type: Regular (Full-Time)
Job Number: 21-0641-03
Location: Salem, OR
Department: Public Works Department

Job Summary
The City of Salem is currently hiring Maintenance Operators to work in the Public Works Department. There are currently two openings and they will be filled at either the Maintenance Operator I or II level based on the candidates experience and qualifications. This recruitment will be used to establish an eligible list for future hiring needs and will be valid for six months.

The focus for this recruitment is for the Streets Maintenance paving crew. Applicants m ust have knowledge and background in the paving industry and related equipment including main line paving, asphalt overlay, asphalt trench patching, shoulder work and street maintenance within the city infrastructure. Employees may occasionally act as a crew leader for one day assignments, and will be the primary equipment operator on job sites.

City of Salem employees interested in the Maintenance Operator II position are encouraged to apply. This is a great opportunity for candidates that have a Commercial Driver License (CDL), and have worked in construction trades or underground utilities installation but do not want to travel. The majority of work assignments are within a 10 mile radius within the city.

The Public Works Department values employees and their professional development. If you are someone that takes pride in collaborating on innovative ideas, proactively responding to community needs, and being a good environmental and financial steward, we look forward to meeting you! The Public Works Department promotes a healthy work life balance, while maintaining the utmost dedication to the health, safety and welfare of our community, including our team!

PW Maintenance Operator I pay range is $ 20.23 - $24.50 Hourly
PW Maintenance Operator II pay range is $ 21.73 - $26.47 Hourly

What are the minimum qualifications?
  • Must pass the pre-employment drug test, background check, and/or physical exam.
  • Must have an Oregon Commercial Driver license and have a driving record that meets the City of Salem's driving standards.
  • Maintenance Operator I: One year general maintenance, repair, or construction experience in street right-of-way, public works facilities, utility systems, and public improvements. Preference will be given for more years of experience in specific area of assignment.
  • Maintenance Operator II: Two years general maintenance, repair, paving, or construction experience in street right-of- way, street maintenance, public works facilities, utility systems, and public improvements. Preference will be given to experience in specific area of assignment.
  • Any combination of experience and training that demonstrate possession of the knowledge, skill and abilities as listed, and ability to perform the essential job functions.

Where can I find out more about the position?

Go to the menu option for Class Specifications and search for the Public Works Maintenance Operator I or view by clicking here . Or search for Public Works Maintenance Operator II classification or view by clicking here .

How can I apply?

The City of Salem invites individuals of all diverse communities and backgrounds to apply for our available job opportunities as we strive to provide the best service to everyone. The City of Salem is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all and has a culture that values diversity, equity, and inclusion. We believe that by welcoming differences, encouraging new ideas and views, listening to and learning from each other, we are better able to serve the community.

To apply, click on the green "Apply" button to complete your application. Make sure that you specify how you meet the qualifications outlined in the class specification and complete the application.

Applicants that meet the minimum qualifications as outlined above but not selected for this position may be placed on an eligibility list, and candidates may be hired from the list. Eligibility lists are valid for six months. The City will send email notifications to eligible candidates about potential hiring opportunities so please ensure your email settings accept our system generated email notifications.

You may subscribe for automatic notification of job openings at the City through the Job Interest Cards - sign up today!

For more information about employment at the City of Salem, please visit our website at www.cityofsalem.net/jobs .




Posted: 2021-03-22 Expires: 2021-04-22

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