Street Maintenance Operator- (Seasonal)

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Location
Eden Prairie, MN
Posted
Jan 18, 2019
Closes
Feb 17, 2019
Ref
STREE01320
Category
Labor / Trades
Job Type
Employee
Employment Status
Seasonal
Street Maintenance Operator- (Seasonal)

Status: Part-time/Temporary/Seasonal (PTS) position, non-exempt

Hours: Typically, 7:00am-3:30pm shift; occasional overtime may be required.

Salary: Starts at $13.00 - $16.00 per hour (depending upon qualifications).

Location:  Maintenance Facility Building

Reporting Relationship: Reports to Street Maintenance Manager

Public Works Department

The Public Works Department is comprised of Engineering, the Water Treatment Plant, Utility Field Operations, Street Maintenance, Fleet Services, and Environmental Services. The department is responsible for the environmental management, design, construction, and maintenance of the street, water, sewer, and drainage infrastructure systems in the community. 

Position Details

The Seasonal Street Maintenance Operator uses hand tools, power equipment and mechanized equipment to perform a wide variety of maintenance activities within the public right of way including patching, mowing, concrete repair, road side maintenance, sign repair and traffic control. This position is responsible for the following areas of impact; 

1)   Uses strong mechanical aptitude to perform a variety of maintenance activities (i.e. using hand, power and heavy equipment including mowers, weed whips, debris blower, pickups, trucks, compressor/air tools, and rollers).

2)   Demonstrates safe equipment operation and working conditions in traffic on City streets.

3)   Position requires employee to have and maintain minimum of a Class D Driver’s License.

4)   Employees performing job duties that require a CDL (Commercial Driver’s License) must maintain this license and an excellent driving record. 

While these areas are the primary focus of the position, we believe strongly in teamwork and employees will be called upon to perform a variety of duties as a part of their role with the City.

Position Requirements

Education: High School Diploma or equivalent (G.E.D) required. Valid Driver’s License.

Work Experience: Must be 18 years or older; related experience preferred.

Physical Requirements: This position requires the ability to lift/carry/push/pull at least 30-50 lbs, operate a motor vehicle and work under all weather conditions.

 

City Expectations

All employees are expected to contribute to the success of our organization by demonstrating the shared values: Collaboration, Innovation, Integrity, Performance, Relationships.

Position Specific Expectations

Safety: All Maintenance Technicians must demonstrate safe equipment operation and working conditions in traffic on City streets, parks and while entering confined spaces.

Accountability: Follows through on commitments; focuses on appropriate tasks throughout the shift; takes responsibilities for actions both as an individual and on behalf of the organization; actions and words are in sync; follows all policies and procedures; maintains confidentiality; is prepared and punctual to all scheduled shifts. 

Communication: Able to convey a message to get a point across; communicates in a clear and concise manner; able to write clearly and succinctly; tailors message to a variety of communication settings and styles. 

Attention to Detail: Able to find errors in work and solve problems; anticipates issues and performs at a high level of accuracy; sets up systems to ensure errors are not repeated. 

Sound Judgment: Able to make a decision based on the right mixture of facts; determines a course of action after weighing and analyzing different options.

City of Eden Prairie Pre-employment Process

The City of Eden Prairie conducts the following pre-employment checks for this position:

  1. Criminal History Check
  2. Driver's License Check
  3. Drug & Alcohol Test

All final candidates must successfully complete and pass the City's evaluation of the pre-employment process before their first day of employment with the City. 

City of Eden Prairie Recruitment Timeline

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Communication to Candidates: Ongoing

Interviews: Ongoing, Spring of 2019

Expected Start Date:  Spring 2019 - Negotiable

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