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Maintenance Operator I: Sewer Cleaning

City of Salem
Salem, OR 97301
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Salary: $20.23 - $24.50 Hourly
Job Type: Regular (Full-Time)
Job Number: 21-0631-03
Location: Salem, OR
Department: Public Works Department

Job Summary
Looking for a full-time career position with the City of Salem, Oregon? We have one available in the Public Works Cleaning/CCTV/Grouting section. We are looking for a full-time career employee that works well in a team environment to help clean, inspect, and maintain cities 900 plus mile of sanitary sewer lines and assist in the cleaning and maintenance of the cities pump stations and wet wells.

This position is an entry level maintenance operator 1 position working daily with a crew leader to clean sanitary sewer lines, washdown and vacuum out wet wells and manholes, and assist in the cleaning of pump stations on request. The primary duties will include performing vehicle trip inspections, placing and removing temporary traffic control, the set up and tear down of a combination hydro cleaner/vacuum truck, assisting in the operation of the truck, and driving the truck.

The normal work schedule for this position is 0700 to 1530 Monday through Friday with occasional overtime required. This position offers a great benefit package which can be found on the City of Salem, Human Resources website. Please click on the following link for the benefits overview: https://www.cityofsalem.net/Pages/afscme-general-service-employee-benefits.aspx

The Public Works Department values employees and their professional development. If you are someone that takes pride in collaborating on innovative ideas, proactively responding to community needs, and being a good environmental and financial steward, we look forward to meeting you! The Public Works Department promotes a healthy work life balance, while maintaining the utmost dedication to the health, safety and welfare of our community, including our team!

What are the minimum qualifications?
  • Must pass the pre-employment drug test (including marijuana).
  • Must pass the pre-employment background check.
  • Must have a valid Oregon Class A Driver's license with a tanker endorsement or must obtain the Oregon Class A license with a tanker endorsement no longer than six months from the employee start date.
  • Must a driving record that meets the City of Salem's driving standard.
  • Must be able to stand, traverse, and work on uneven ground for extended periods of time during the work shift.
  • Must be able to work for extended periods of time in all types of weather conditions during the work shift.
  • One-year general maintenance, repair, paving, or construction experience in street right-of-way, street maintenance, public works facilities, utility systems, and public improvement.

Where can I find out more about the position?

Go to the menu option for Class Specifications and search for PW Maintenance Operator I or view by clicking here.

How can I apply?

The City of Salem invites individuals of all diverse communities and backgrounds to apply for our available job opportunities as we strive to provide the best service to everyone. The City of Salem is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all and has a culture that values diversity, equity, and inclusion. We believe that by welcoming differences, encouraging new ideas and views, listening to and learning from each other, we are better able to serve the community.

To apply, click on the green "Apply" button to complete your application. Make sure that you specify how you meet the qualifications outlined in the class specification and complete the application.

Applicants that meet the minimum qualifications as outlined above but not selected for this position may be placed on an eligibility list, and candidates may be hired from the list. Eligibility lists are valid for six months. The City will send email notifications to eligible candidates about potential hiring opportunities so please ensure your email settings accept our system generated email notifications.

You may subscribe for automatic notification of job openings at the City through the Job Interest Cards - sign up today!

For more information about employment at the City of Salem, please visit our website at www.cityofsalem.net/jobs .




Posted: 2021-05-03 Expires: 2021-06-03

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