21 days old

Public Works Wastewater Collection Maintenance Operator II

City of Salem
Salem, OR 97301
  • Job Code
Salary: $21.73 - $26.47 Hourly
Job Type: Regular (Full-Time)
Job Number: 21-0641-02
Location: Salem, OR
Department: Public Works Department

Job Summary
Do you have an interest in working as part of a small crew repairing municipal wastewater infrastructure? Do you have a background in construction involving excavations and repairing pipe in public rights-of-way? Then, this position may be for you! The City of Salem Public Works Department is seeking to fill the role of Wastewater Collection Maintenance Operator II for the Public Works Operations Division.

The Wastewater Collection Maintenance Operator II is responsible for operating various construction equipment in the construction, repair, and maintenance of the wastewater collection system. Equipment includes tools such as air compressors, tapping machines, generators, jackhammers, compactors, chippers, gas-powered cutoff saws, CIPP trenchless repair equipment, CCTV knowledge and abilities, as well as small to medium-heavy equipment including; dump trucks, truck/trailer combinations, loaders, forklifts, hydro-cleaners, backhoe, excavators, and other equipment unique to wastewater collection system maintenance and construction.

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 background check, drug test (including marijuana), and physical abilities exam.
  • Must have an Oregon Commercial Driver license (CDL) and have a driving record that meets the City of Salem's driving standards.
  • Two years general maintenance, repair, paving, or construction experience in street right-of- way, street maintenance, public works facilities, utility systems, trenchless technology abilities and public improvements. Preference will be given to experience in operating a backhoe or excavator in public construction or maintenance projects; or any combination of experience and training that demonstrate possession of the knowledge, skill and abilities as listed, and ability to perform the essential job functions.
  • Wastewater Collection System Operator certification preferred.

Where can I find out more about the position?

Go to the menu option for Class Specifications and search for PW Maintenance Operator II 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.

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




Posted: 2021-03-22 Expires: 2021-04-22

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