Heavy Equipment Operator

city of clare   Clare, MI   Full-time     Construction / Physical Labor / Skilled Trades
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Posted on March 20, 2021

Notice of Position Available City of Clare

The City of Clare is accepting applications for the position of Heavy Equipment Operator in the Public Works Department. The primary responsibilities of the individual filling this position will be to complete work related to the Lake Shamrock Dredging & Dam Spillway project which will include operation of a hydraulic excavator, computerized reporting and recordkeeping, and GPS operations & tracking. This position will also operate equipment used in the completion of repair and maintenance work on city streets and sidewalks; cemetery; parks and rights of way; installation, maintenance, & repair of water, wastewater, and stormwater distribution systems; grounds and building maintenance & repairs; snow removal and plowing operations; manual labor and other duties as required or directed by city management. This position requires a minimum of five years of experience using a hydraulic excavator; good computer skills; and familiarity with the use and operation of GPS systems. Applicant must have the ability to read, write, and perform basic mathematical calculations, and possess a valid Class A or B CDL driver’s license. A detailed position description and desirable qualifications for this position are available from the Department of Public Works Supervisor. The starting wage for this position is $16.05 per hour and includes a full benefits package. The hours of work for this position are subject to variable scheduling.

The City of Clare is an equal opportunity employer and provider.