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Equipment Operator II 

Open Date 8/3/2020  
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 departmental need; OT as required.  
Pay Rate $18.11/hr.  

Perform a variety of strenuous manual labor. May operate one or more different types of light or moderately heavy motor equipment. Do related work as assigned under direct or indirect supervision. Must be available for emergency stand-by basis.

Not applicable.

This list represents the types of duties required by the position. Other duties may be assigned as reasonably expected.
• Perform street maintenance; repair of street surface including manual labor for other job related programs; 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.
• Operate less than 5-ton steel drum roller, leaf vacuum, crackseal machine, patch boxes and air compressors.
• Operate fork lift and other small equipment; 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.
• Operate and drive single and tandem axle dump truck, with or without snowplow and salt spreader attachment; pulling various trailers and attachments.
• Operate Emergency unit 211.
• Operate traffic control barricade truck.
• Operate water flushers.
• Operate oil and tack distributors.
• 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.

• 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 education.
• Ability to read and write.
• Six months to one year of truck driving experience necessary.

• Ability to communicate both orally and in writing.
• Knowledge of work-crew practices.
• Knowledge of basic safety practices and traffic rules and regulations.
• Must have the ability to perform very strenuous work in extremely adverse weather conditions.

• 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.

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

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. The employee must have the ability to climb into truck beds, lift up to 120 pounds, push or pull equipment into position, and preform very strenuous physical activities.

While performing the duties of this job most, if not all work will be performed outdoors. Outdoor conditions range from mild to extremely adverse weather conditions and/or environment. The employee frequently works in adverse weather conditions and is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions. 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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