Douglas County, OR
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10-Yard Dump Truck Driver
at Douglas County, OR
- THE POSITION
Public Works Operations & Maintenance
(Position Salary Range: $16.21-$20.68 Hourly)
(Public Works Maintenance Worker 2B - 5040)
Full time position with competitive full-family benefits package, PERS/OPSRP retirement and availability of deferred compensation retirement savings.
Position may be assigned to any of the Public Works Road District Shops (Roseburg, Myrtle Creek, Sutherlin or Reedsport) depending on operational needs.
This position is represented by the TEAMSTERS LOCAL UNION No. 223
This position operates medium to heavy road maintenance equipment used to support road and bridge maintenance and surface operations.
Essential functions of the position require the operation of medium to heavy sized equipment, such as: 12-yard dump truck with trailers, snow plows, water truck, and large flat bed truck. Load and safely transport equipment and materials. Perform pre-trip inspection. Operate miscellaneous road equipment such as: over three cubic yard sized loaders, over six ton rollers, brooms, vacuums and chippers. Support maintenance functions on equipment such as minor maintenance and servicing, etc. Perform support functions to maintenance functions including but not limited to installing culverts, road patching, brush cutting, etc. Perform flagging duties as needed by directing and regulating traffic during roadway maintenance operations by placing signs at job site, holding hand sign, operate pilot car and communicate with other employees and motorists in order to ensure safe passage through work zone. May, on an infrequent basis, operate all other road maintenance equipment. Requires regular and consistent attendance.
Finalists will be invited to a skills test at a later date.
Minimum qualifications: One year experience in the operation of medium to heavy road maintenance equipment OR a satisfactory equivalent combination of experience and training. At time of appointment, must possess valid Oregon Class A commercial driver's license with tank and air brake endorsements.
In addition to the above, applications will receive further evaluation based on the following: Considerable knowledge of equipment, materials, practices and procedures used in road maintenance, and skill in use of the equipment; considerable knowledge of minor repair of equipment; thorough knowledge of safety procedures; reasonable knowledge of the traffic laws and safety rules governing operations of motor vehicles and equipment on public roads. Skill in performing specialized work; performing maintenance on equipment; safe operation of vehicles, equipment and tools used in area of responsibility; safe operation of equipment under adverse conditions. Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written forms; estimate time and materials and manage time efficiently; make decisions independently in accordance with established polices and use initiative and judgment in carrying out tasks and responsibilities; utilize problem identification and resolution techniques; remain calm and use good judgment during confrontational or high pressure situations; courteously meet and deal effectively with other employees, contractors, vendors and public.
- PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT
Work is performed on the County road system. Physical demands include bending, color identification, gripping with hands and fingers, hearing alarms, hearing voice conversation, kneeling, occasionally lifting and carrying up to 60 pounds, operating heavy trucks and passenger vehicles, pulling, raking, pushing, reaching, shoveling and digging, sitting, standing for long periods of time while flagging, walking and walking on rough terrain. Work is performed in an environment which involves everyday risks or discomforts and sometimes adverse weather conditions requiring safety precautions and exposures associated with working with hazardous materials, fumes, poison oak, insects, etc. A significant amount of driving is required.
PHYSICAL EXAMINATION: Offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment chemical detection screen. To determine if physically qualified to perform the essential functions, employment offer is conditional upon satisfactory results of a post-offer medical and audiogram, conducted at county expense.
- BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION
DRIVING RECORD: A current copy of your Court Print Driving Record must be attached to your application in order to be considered for this position. A Court Print Driving Record is obtained from the DMV and may take 5 – 7 days for delivery, longer for out-of-state. Finalist(s) for this position will be made an offer of employment, contingent upon review and approval of driving record. An unacceptable driving record for employment is defined in the Douglas County Driver Policy http://www.co.douglas.or.us/hr/Risk/safety/driving.asp Standard for Operation of Vehicles #5.
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