Public Works Equipment Operator $41,892 - $53,467/Annual* $1,500 lump sum July 2023 and 2024 Additional 2% COLAs July 2023, January 2024, July 2024, & January 2025 Education reimbursement and incentives available
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES The Public Works Equipment Operator is the advanced journey level class responsible for a wide variety of heavy equipment operation, maintenance, and construction tasks. Under general supervision, performs the full array of duties and operates complex heavy motorized equipment, including front end loaders, excavators, cranes, rollers, graders, backhoes, dump trucks, street sweepers, sewer jet rodders, and bulldozers used in grading, back-filling, spreading and earthmoving; operates jack hammers and other tools and equipment; as well as heavy construction equipment used in street, water, flood control channels, and sewer maintenance work in the Public Works department.
QUALIFICATIONS Experience/Education: 2 years experience in construction, maintenance or related work, 1 year of experience in heavy equipment operation and a high school diploma or equivalent.Licenses: A valid class B California driver’s license with tanker endorsement is required within 1 year of appointment. Ability to obtain a valid class A Cali-fornia driver’s license may be required. Department will provide training and testing to achieve licenses.
EXAMINATION PROCESS Only those applicants who meet the qualification standards of this position by the application filing deadline will be allowed to participate in the examination process. Examination scores determine standing on Civil Service eligibility lists. The City Manager, upon recommendation of the department head, will make the final selection and appointment from the established eligibility list. The examination process may consist of the following parts: Application Package Review: Qualifying Only; Oral Interview 100% Weight Value. Candi-dates must earn a score of 70% or higher to be considered for the eligibility list. Applicants who require special examination accommodations due to a disability should contact the Human Resources Department five (5) business days prior to any scheduled examination at (559) 661-5401. Applicants may be eligible for Veteran’s Preference Points (5 points) and should attach a DD214 to their employment application for consideration of this preference.
APPLICATION FILING DEADLINE 3:00 pm, Friday, January 20, 2023 Interview Date: Monday, January 30, 2023