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Equipment Operator II 

Open Date 10/17/2019  
Close Date Until filled  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Bargaining / Non-Bargaining Teamster  
Division Public Works  
Location Division of Streets & Sewers - Office of Streets  
Reports To Street Manager/Superintendents  
Schedule Monday-Thursday, 6:30 am-4:30 pm. Hours may vary based on operational need. OT as required.  
Pay Rate $17.93/hr.  

Operates one or more types of light to moderately heavy motor equipment, performs a variety of strenuous manual labor. Does related work as assigned under direct and indirect supervision. Must be available on an emergency basis stand-by.

Not Applicable.

This list represents the types of duties required by the position. Other duties may be assigned as reasonably expected.
• Operate and drive single and tandem axle dump truck, with or without snowplow and salt
spreader attachments, pulling various trailers and attachments.
• Operate less than 5-ton steel drum roller, leaf vacuum, crackseal machine, patch boxes and air
• Operate Emergency Unit 211.
• Operate traffic control barricade truck.
• Operate water flushers.
• Operates oil and tack distributors.
• Operate fork lift and other small equipment, ex. skid steer with attachments and back hoe.
• Lift and operate 90-pound jackhammer.
• Lift and operate 120-pound plate compactor.
• Work with asphalt lute and other related tools.
• Perform street maintenance; repair of street surface which includes manual labor for other job
related programs, including but not limited to paving, paving prep, roto-mill and working with hot
and cold asphalt and crackseal materials.
• Clean catch basins and hand sweep streets, sidewalks, islands and approaches.
• Haul leaves, branches, dirt, debris and various other materials.
• Cut and trim bushes and brush on or near streets and alleys.
• Assist in the maintenance of retention basins.
• Clean and perform routine maintenance on all equipment, such as snow blade changes,
mounting/de-mounting of fall/winter equipment.
• Assume responsibility for equipment and tools assigned to Equipment Operator II.
• Maintain daily reports.

• Assumes additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.

To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty in a satisfactory manner. 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.

Position Requirements

• High School Diploma or equivalent education preferred.
• At least six months to one year truck driving experience necessary.

• Knowledge of work crew practices, basic safety and traffic rules and regulations.
• Must have the ability to perform very strenuous work in extremely adverse weather conditions.
• Ability to read and write.

• Must have or be able to obtain a Class “A†Commercial Drivers permit or license within 60 working days, or certification from truck driving institute with permit.
• Class A Commercial Driver's License with the following endorsements: Air Brake, Combination Vehicle, Tanker

Shovels, brooms, rakes, asphalt lutes, hand tamps, steel pry bar, clay picks, sledge hammers and all other manual, powered, electric, pneumatic or hydraulic tools needed to complete assignments as directed by supervisor.

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 frequently required to sit and walk, and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk; use hands to fingers, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 120 pounds. Specific vision abilities required in this job include vision and the ability to adjust focus.

Most, if not all, work to be performed outdoors, sometimes in adverse weather conditions, with exposure to mud, dust, bio-solids, compost, and snow. Ability to work in confined spaces as necessary to maintain storm and sanitary drainage systems. Exposure to oil and grease, solvents, and other chemicals. This is a safety-sensitive position, subject to random testing for drugs and alcohol in accordance with City policy.

About the Organization South Bend is the economic, educational, media, and cultural hub of a multi-county region spanning the Michigan-Indiana border. It's the fourth-largest city in Indiana with over 100,000 residents. South Bend's flourishing collegiate community and burgeoning tech industry have built upon the foundation of the city's industrial past to create a vibrant present and a promising future. The city's 14 institutions of higher learning, including the internationally renowned University of Notre Dame, infuse South Bend with creative energy in the arts, business, and technology. Combined with recent economic growth, strong neighborhoods, an affordable cost of living, exciting recreational opportunities, and thriving arts venues make South Bend a fabulous place to live, work, and, play.

***AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni who meet the required qualifications are encouraged to apply.***  
EOE Statement EOE/ADA Statement

The City of South Bend provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application/hiring process should contact the Legal Department's ADA Compliance Officer at and Office of Human Resources at to request a reasonable accommodation. Determinations as to granting reasonable accommodations for any applicant will be made on a case-by-case basis.

The City of South Bend seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality public safety officers, staff and administration. The City of South Bend is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace. We strongly encourage applications from underrepresented candidates and others that will enhance our community in compliance with EO No. 1-2016 Section 1. Moreover, the City of South Bend prohibits discrimination against veterans or disabled qualified individuals, and requires affirmative action by covered contractors to employ and advance veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities in compliance with 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-300.5(a).  

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