Salary: $19.56 - $23.78 Hourly
Scheduled Salary Increases :
2% effective 11/4/19
APPLY IMMEDIATELY AS THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME
The County of Fresno Department of Public Works and Planning is currently accepting applications from individuals with experience operating heavy equipment for the position of Road Equipment Operator I in the Department's Maintenance & Operations Division. Entry level Road Equipment Operators receive training in the operation of Type A and Type B equipment (defined below) and perform a variety of manual skills required in the maintenance and construction of County highways and bridges. (The County maintains over 3,500 miles of roads through nine maintenance areas.)
The Department is looking to immediately fill the current vacancies that exist at all County road maintenance yards. A listing of all road yards is included with the supplemental questionnaire. Please note that employees are responsible for their own transportation to and from the worksite.
Type A Equipment :
8 - 15 ton trucks, medium crawler dozer, heavy crawler dozer, motor grader, motor scrapers, snow plows, heavy carryall, loaders, mobile, front end power shovel, and backhoe
Type B Equipment :
½ - 8 ton trucks including those with PB loader attachments, rollers, mixers, wheel tractors, crawler tractors without dozers and scrapers, air compressors, water pumps, other less complex equipment and hand tools
Candidates will be required to participate in the County's Drug and Alcohol Testing Program, which includes an initial and subsequent random testing, as required by Title 49 of the Code of Federal Regulations.
The eligible list established from this recruitment may be used to fill both extra help and permanently allocated positions. Individuals selected for extra-help appointment may be transitioned to a permanently allocated position at a later date as authorized by the Fresno County Personnel Rules.
Positions in this classification are in Medical Group III - Heavy Physical Activity. This group includes positions which require heavy physical effort using arms, legs, back and trunk in frequent lifting, pushing, or pulling objects weighing (or offering resistance equivalent to) over 25 pounds. Generally, considerable bending, stooping, squatting, twisting, reaching, as well as standing and walking are involved. Physical stamina is usually required and explosive strength using bursts of energy may be required, depending upon specific position assignments.
Eligible candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.
Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Wed. 05/08/19 12:00 AM Pacific Time