City and County of Denver Denver, Colorado, United States
Jul 14, 2019Full Time
About Our Job This posting is for either our Street Maintenance division or our Wastewater division, not both. Both divisions are with the City and County of Denver's Department of Public Works. This position requires a performance assessment which involves a pre-trip inspection, post-trip inspection, and maneuvering/driving. To be considered for this position, you must pass this assessment. This assessment will take place on Tuesday, July 30, 2019. Additional detailed information will be provided once you are invited for the assessment. This position requires a background check, physical, and drug test. Some of the available positions include night shift, which is from 2:45 p.m. - 11:15 p.m. Monday through Friday. This shift includes a pay differential. The Department of Public Works delivers services that help to define and improve the quality of life in Denver. Denver Public Works is responsible for road maintenance and repair; residential trash, recycling and compost collection; design and construction of streets, bridges, public buildings, and storm and sanitary sewers; transportation and parking services; oversight and regulation of use of the public right-of-way; and implementation of the Public Works Environmental Management System (EMS). For more information, please visit the Public Works website at http://www.denvergov.org/dpw . The Department of Public Works for the City and County of Denver has various openings for Equipment Operator positions. These positions would be a part of either our Street Maintenance or Wastewater Management divisions. Street Maintenance is responsible for filling potholes, repaving streets, sweeping streets, and removing snow from public streets and alleys. The Division managers the City's 2,150 centerline miles and 5,135 alleys to ensure mobility and safety for residents and visitors. The Division also manages the City's asphalt plant, which produces asphalt for resurfacing and maintaining city streets and alleys. Wastewater Management oversees all aspects of wastewater functions, including the construction, operation, and maintenance of the City's sanitary and storm systems, as well as administrative functions such as implementing policies, establishing cost controls and setting fees to maintain a revenue base sufficient to support operational requirements and capital improvements program, and responding to customer inquiries regarding sewage and storm drainage service charges. Specific job duties and responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following: Operates light to medium sized industrial equipment while performing construction, maintenance, and other work in combination with assigned vehicle's operation or mode of function and ensures the safe and efficient operation of equipment and a variety of work related tools. Inspects vehicle for loose parts, damaged or worn tires, proper air pressure in tires, and other items affecting its safe operation and completes a pre/post trip inspection as defined by federal guidelines. Observes on-board instruments while operating equipment and takes routine corrective action if malfunctions are indicated. Performs manual labor in construction, maintenance, or other work-related duties when not driving equipment to or operating it at the work site. Assists in preventative maintenance of equipment by washing and servicing vehicles with water, oil, and fuel, performs basic maintenance, and makes minor running repairs. Keeps trip records and logs, reports defects in the vehicles operations, accidents, traffic violations, or damage to the vehicle. Responds to public inquiries in a courteous manner and provides information within the area of assignment. Participates in snow removal duties. Performs other related duties as assigned. About You Our ideal candidate will have: Previous experience operating or servicing machinery and/or equipment for a municipality We realize your time is valuable so please do not apply if you do not have at least the following required minimum qualifications: Education requirement Graduation from high school or the possession of a GED, HiSET or TASC Certificate. Experience Requirement Equipment Operator differential 700 hours OR 1 year of experience as a Senior Utility Worker in Career Service System OR 1 year of experience servicing equipment at the Equipment Operator level or higher OR 2 years of experience as a Utility Worker in the Career Service System OR 1 year of experience operating equipment at the Equipment Operator level or higher. Education/Experience Equivalency Additional appropriate experience may be substituted for the minimum education requirements. Appropriate internal or external experience can be substituted for the experience in the Career Service System. License/Certifications This job requires driving. Requires a valid Commercial Driver's License (CDL "B") with appropriate endorsements at the time of application. Licenses and certifications must be kept current as a condition of employment. About Everything Else Job Profile CJ1904 Equipment Operator To view the full job profile including position specifications, physical demands, and probationary period, click here . Position Type Unlimited Position Salary Range $17.72 - $25.87 Starting Pay Based on experience and education Agency Public Works Assessment Requirement Performance Test The City and County of Denver provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, genetic information, age, or any other status protected under federal, state, and/or local law. 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