Medium Equipment Operator
Salary : $3324 - $3853/month (DOE) + Excellent Benefits
Recruitment closes October 14, 2021 at 3:00 p.m.
The Medium Equipment Operator
This is a regular full-time position for an experienced individual to operate moderately complex equipment and perform skilled manual tasks. Duties may include some or all of the following: operation and driving of dump trucks over 36,000 GVW, operating a brush cutter, heavy roller, backhoe, Aqua Tech Flusher, front-end loader, and/or Athey Force Feed Loader, and installation of traffic control devices; including construction of signs and supervision of contractors during striping of roads, and other related work as assigned. The person in this position will have knowledge and experience in the operation, maintenance, cleaning, minor repair, and safe use of road construction equipment.
Health coverage - Group medical, dental, and vision insurance coverage is available for the entire family. For the 2021- 2022 plan year, the County will pay 98% of the monthly premium and employees will pay 2% ($35.78 per month) for the Base Plan. With this plan, employees are eligible for a $100 a month contribution into an HRA VEBA account. Buy-up plans are also available.
Retirement - PERS (Public Employee Retirement System) contribution is 100% employer funded, which includes both contribution to PERS pension and IAP accounts (IAP contribution is 6% of salary).
Short-Term Disability – 100% County paid.
Life insurance - $10,000 for employee/$2,000 for spouse and children – 100% County Paid.
Vacation/Sick Leave - Flexible Earned Time (FET) is a combination of vacation and sick leave. To start, employees earn 13 hours per month and future accruals increase based on years of service. After a year of service and depending on FET balance, employees may sell-back up to 40 hours of FET per year.
The position requires experience in road construction, maintenance, and repair, including experience operating highway motorized equipment and completion of eighth grade or sufficient education to be able to read, write, understand, and follow directions. A valid Oregon class “A” CDL is preferred.