EQUIPMENT OPERATOR II - WASTEWATER DIVISION
EQUIPMENT OPERATOR II
HOURLY RATE: Minimum $12.17
Open Until Filled
The City of Kingsville is accepting applications for an Equipment Operator II in the Wastewater Division of Public Works. This position performs work to assist in the maintenance and operation of the City’s treatment plants and wastewater pipelines. Under general supervision operates heavy, motorized equipment used in daily operations. Participates in activities relating to street, alley and drainage maintenance construction and repair. Performs other related work as required.
Drives heavy equipment and vehicles. May operates front-end loader, grader, tractor, mowers, backhoe and other equipment. Responsible for maintenance and minor repair of equipment. Able to follow written and oral instructions. Uses good judgment to work safely and use equipment properly. Works in trenches and confined spaces; serves on standby crew for after-hours emergency work as required, performs minor carpentry work, painting and concrete work. Performs other duties as assigned.
Training, Experience, and/or Other Requirements:
Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) or acquire a CDL within 60 days of employment. Three (3) years experience driving backhoe or similar type of equipment. Knowledge of proper care and skillful/safe operation of heavy equipment. Must be able to obtain a Wastewater Level Class I certification of competency as mandated by TCEQ within six months of employment. Must be able to obtain a Wastewater Level Class II certification of competency as mandated by TCEQ within (1) year of employment.
Physical Requirements: Must be able to lift and carry up to 75 pounds; push, pull and/or drag up to 100 pounds of equipment and/or materials; climbs, crawls, kneels, squats, stoops, stands, sits, and bends when driving or maintaining equipment; hear and see clearly when working around equipment or in traffic. Works outdoors in extreme temperatures and inclement weather with some exposure to dust, fumes, noise, mechanical, electrical, and chemical hazards while using proper safety precautions.
Employee Behavior and Conduct:
City employees shall conduct themselves in a professional manner and shall exhibit and extend such professional conduct appropriate for the circumstances to those with whom they come into contact both internally and externally during the performance of their duties. Examples of professional conduct include, but are not limited to, being communicative, informative, fair, honest and respectful.
All City employees are required in the course and scope of their employment to provide services for the benefit of the general public during emergency situations that threaten the safety of Kingsville’s citizens. City employees must be able to work immediately before, during, and/or immediately after an emergency.
All positions require the following: 1) High School diploma or equivalent, 2) possession of a valid Texas driver’s license 3) satisfactory driving record and 4) proof of citizenship and/or eligibility to work in the U.S. legally. The successful applicant will be required to take and pass a pre-employment physical examination, drug screen and background investigation.
Applications may be picked up at City of Kingsville-Human Resources, 400 W. King Avenue, Kingsville, Texas 78363. For more information call 361-595-8017 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org AA/EOE.
Posted: November 1, 2017
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For more information on job listings, contact Beth Greenwell, at 361-595-8017.
How to Apply:
Complete application and submit online through City of Kingsville website.
Download application, complete and email to email@example.com
Stop by HR Department Monday-Friday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Office location – City Hall
400 W. King Avenue,
Kingsville, Texas 78363
Complete your application accurately to be sure your application receives full consideration. You may apply online by selecting an available position and attaching your application form to your submission. Applications may also be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org or in person at the Human Resources office.
A position must be available to submit your application online. Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications as posted for applicable position. Applicants not selected for positions are encouraged to re-apply at the next available opportunity.
All City of Kingsville positions require the following:
- Proof of eligibility to legally work in the United States
- Successful completion of background investigation
- Successful completion of drug screening
For the safety of our employees and the citizens we serve, the City of Kingsville is a drug-free workplace.
Most positions require:
- High School diploma or equivalent
- Valid Driver’s License
- Satisfactory driving record
Employee Behavior and Conduct
City employees are required to conduct themselves in a professional manner to both internal and external customers during the performance of duties. Examples of professional conduct include, but not limited to, being communicative, informative, fair, honest and respectful.
All City employees are required in the course and scope of their employment to provide services for the benefit of the public during emergency situations threatening the safety of Kingsville citizens. City employees must be able to work immediately before, during and/or immediately after an emergency.
Equal Opportunity Employer
City of Kingsville is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER and its Equal Employment Opportunity Plans (EEOP) are available for viewing: