Decatur County Job Posting - Patrol District Operator

Posted on Thursday July 30, 2020
This position will primarily report to the Davis City location and operate a motor grader in the Davis City area. Applications will be accepted until 1pm, August 18.
Decatur County will be accepting applications for the position of “Patrol District Operator.”  This position will primarily report to the Davis City location and operate a motor grader in the Davis City area.  Qualified applicants must have a high school diploma, or GED equivalent, and a valid Class B Commercial Driver’s License, or the ability to obtain one within 60 days of hire.  A Class A CDL is also acceptable.  Applicants must be able to pass the following: driving record screening, pre-employment physical examination, background check, and drug test.

Job duties include, but are not limited to, activities such as lifting and moving heavy objects, operating construction equipment, operating a flex-wing and/or boom mower on an agricultural tractor, operating a jack hammer, truck driving, snow plow operation, service heavy equipment, and other activities related to road maintenance.  Applicant should be comfortable working outside in both hot and cold weather, and have the physical capacity to work with large heavy objects/equipment for a full work day.  The successful applicant will be assigned a snow plow route in the winter.

Applicants must have a strong work ethic and desire to learn new skills.  Experience operating heavy machinery such as motor graders, dozers, backhoes, heavy trucks, and agricultural tractors is desirable.  An ideal applicant is someone with the above qualifications and equipment experience that is a hard worker, works well with coworkers and the public, and enjoys working outside.

Application and Motor Vehicle Records Release form are attached to this news item and are also available at the Engineer’s Office.  Applications will be accepted at the Engineer’s Office in Leon until Tuesday August 18, 2020, at 1:00 p.m.  Resumés are preferred but not required.  Qualified applicants will be interviewed by the Engineer.  Decatur County is an equal opportunity employer.  If you have questions, please contact the Engineer’s Office at 641-446-7131.


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