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Operator I-VPA 

Open Date 10/17/2019  
Close Date 10/22/2019  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Bargaining / Non-Bargaining Teamster  
Division Venues Parks & Arts  
Location Facilities & Grounds Division  
Reports To Manager-Park Grounds  
Schedule Monday-Friday, 7:00 am-3:30 pm. Schedule may vary based on operational needs.  
Pay Rate $17.32/hr.  
Description

SUMMARY
Operate all park department related light equipment. Performs park department duties as assigned.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED
Not applicable.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
This list represents the types of duties required by the position. Other duties may be assigned as reasonably expected.
• Operate 4 X 4 truck with plow, all riding mowers, lawn boys, weed eaters, tractors, flatbed trucks, dump trucks.
• Assist in all park department projects using light and related equipment.
• Duties including mowing, hauling, snow plowing and park related maintenance of all facilities.
• Open and close facilities as needed.
• Other related duties as assigned.
• Maintain records of daily work.

NON-ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Assume additional responsibilities as directed or as delegated.

QUALIFICATIONS
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

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
• High School Diploma or equivalent education preferred.
• 1 year experience in operating light and heavy equipment.
• Any equivalent combination of relative education and experience.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES PREFERRED
• Ability to work independently and to complete daily activities according to work schedule.
• Ability to work independently and make necessary work related decisions.
• Ability to work with other departments on various projects
• Ability to lift heavy objects, walk and stand for long periods of time, and to perform strenuous physical labor under adverse field conditions.
• Ability to communicate orally and in writing.
• Ability to use equipment and tools properly and safely.
• Ability to understand, follow and transmit written and oral instructions.
• Ability to establish effective working relationships with employees, supervisors, and public.
• Must have knowledge about the Park department maintenance and safety procedures.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
• Must have Commercial Driver’s License (Class B CDL) Endorsement

EQUIPMENT
Pickup truck, miscellaneous hand and power tools, tractors, flatbed trucks, dump trucks, 4 X 4 snow equipment, riding mowers.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
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 frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those and employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function. While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts and in outside weather conditions. The employee frequently works in high precarious places and in frequently exposed to wet and/or humid condition, fumes or airborne particles, and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet, except when operating power equipment.

 
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 aderose@southbendin.gov and Office of Human Resources at humanresources@southbendin.gov 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).  

This position is currently not accepting applications.

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