Equipment Operator

City of Lexington
Job Description
Do you enjoy working outdoors? Do you have the ability to operate heavy equipment? The City of Lexington is accepting applications for a full-time job of Equipment Operator. Incumbent operates street sweeper, backhoes, loaders, large dump trucks, tractors and related equipment; Also assists with street construction, maintenance and right of way mowing; Supervises personnel assigned to truck or equipment; Paints curbs and lines in streets and parking lots;  Leaf collection; Services, cleans and makes daily minor repairs to equipment; Performs preventive maintenance work on equipment; Performs manual work when not operating equipment; Assists with snow and ice removal; Flags traffic at work sites; Work is performed under the regular supervision of the Right of Way Supervisor.  Requires a current VA Class B CDL or ability to obtain same in 90 days.  Starting rate of pay is $13.28 DOQ&E.  The City offers a very competitive benefits package.  Position will be open until filled. As a condition of employment prospective employees must undergo a comprehensive Criminal Background Investigation, VA DMV Driving Record Check and Drug Testing.  Application forms are available at the Human Resources Office located at 300 E. Washington Street, Second Floor, Lexington, VA 24450, and online at the City Website,  The complete Job Description is also available online. Applications must be returned to the Human Resource Office, 300 East Washington Street. Application review ongoing and job is open until filled.  The City is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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