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Equipment Operator II-211Driver 

Open Date 5/28/2020  
Close Date 6/2/2020  
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 Manager of Streets  
Schedule Monday-Friday 7:00 am-3:00 pm. Hours may vary based on departmental need. OT as required.  
Pay Rate $18.11/hr.  

The Equipment Operator II-211 Driver will operate one or more different types of moderately heavy motor equipment, and will receive and relay complaints, messages and orders using telephones and a two-way radio.

Not applicable.

This list represents the types of duties required by the position. Other duties may be assigned as reasonably expected.
• Receive telephone calls, written request, and radio messages.
• Relays all information received using a transmitter or an intercom system.
• Transmit directives to supervisors or foremen who are in the area, or to the proper employee who holds responsibility.
• Maintain radio contact until all matters are clarified.
• Maintain a written journal of all calls received and transmitted.
• Occasionally transmit messages in writing.
• Place and replace all traffic control devices where traffic signals are malfunctioning, or Public Street or utility work is taking place.
• Post “No Parking”, and removes postings where events are scheduled.
• Apply absorbents when needed and clean up debris after accidents.
• Apply anti-icing materials in emergency situations to bridge decks, and other areas during freezing conditions.
• Basic understanding of City jurisdiction and the ability to read maps when unfamiliar with area.
• Remove dead animals from public right away as directed.
• Maintain the opening/closing of various City owned properties.
• Respond to various emergency calls from South Bend Police and/or Fire and Street Department Dispatchers.
• Check and clean all equipment used.
• Maintain daily reports.

• Assume additional responsibilities as directed or as delegated.

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.

• Ability to communicate clearly; both orally and in writing.
• Knowledge of basic safety practices and traffic rules and regulations.
• Ability to stay alert and quickly dispatch emergency messages.
• Ability to comprehend messages that are coded, and delivered quickly.
• Ability to take complaints from citizens in a tactful manner.
• Ability to determine direction and read maps to navigate throughout the city.

• Valid Driver’s License required.
• Ability to obtain a Class A Commercial Driver’s permit and License (with Air Brake, Combination Vehicle, Tanker endorsements) within 60 days of hire, or Certification from a Truck Driving Institute with a permit.

Two-way radio, City issued cell phone, intercom system, shovels, rakes, brooms, or any other hand tools necessary to complete job duties.

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 stand, walk, talk and 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 90 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

While performing the duties of this job the employee may be exposed adverse weather conditions and/or environment. The noise level in the work environment can range from quiet to loud, especially when operating power equipment.

Required Pre-employment drug screen  
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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