Ogden City Corporation
  • 12-May-2017 to 26-May-2017 (MST)
  • Streets
  • Ogden, UT, USA
  • $16.44 to $22.47 Typically hire at minimum
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Eligible for benefits


Accomplish a variety of Public Ways & Parks activities including but not limited to street maintenance and repair, solid waste collection and disposal, maintenance and repair of sanitary sewer and storm water pipes, and snow-ice control.  Receives general supervision from the Street Maintenance Supervisor or Crew Leader.



At least two years of increasingly responsible experience performing pavement maintenance work involving the skilled operation of heavy construction and maintenance equipment, with at least one year's experience in operating asphalt paving and chip sealing spreader machines.  Formal education equivalent to the completion of twelfth grade.  Possession of, or ability to obtain within 30-days of hiring or promotion, a valid Utah Class "A" Commercial Driver's License, with tanker and hazardous material endorsements.  Must be trained and certified in the following areas in a reasonable amount of time after appointment: traffic control, CPR, and first aid.



Employee will be required to complete NIMS IS100, IS200, IS700, and IS800 within six months of hire.


Failure to obtain/maintain license and certificate as outlined above may result in termination from the position.



Must have skills in the operation of street heavy construction and maintenance equipment without need of supervision to obtain the desired results (matching grade stakes; cut grade to match surface contour by sight without grade stakes, placing asphalt overlays, and spreading chips during chip sealing operations etc.).
Expert in operating snow-ice control equipment.
Identify equipment needs for each assigned project and perform preventive maintenance on all equipment.
Proficient in operating a variety of specialized equipment such as oil distributors, skip loaders, asphalt laydown machine, backhoe, crack sealer, chip spreader, street sweeper, road grader, boom truck, dump truck, front-end loaders, steel wheel/rubber tire rollers, hydraulic trencher, jackhammers and laborer. Tapping machines, and refuse collection vehicles.
Willing to perform duties that are subject to working outside regular hours, including on holidays and weekends.
Scheduling of work hours is subject to change at the discretion of the supervisor.
Must be available by telephone to provide emergency response to: snow/ice control requirements; other storms; natural disasters; or, when the public interest requires immediate action.
Must be able to work up to 15 hours per shift when required.
Participate in safety and risk management activities; take action to reduce liability to the city.
Attendance and punctuality are essential functions of this position.  Employee is required to work as a team and frequently meet with co-workers and supervisors; employee is required to communicate in-person with the public during office hours; and employee is required to use on-site equipment.
Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.


Install street barricades and cones prior to the performance of street repair activities.
Direct and control traffic around work sites.
Respond to and effectively resolve difficult and sensitive citizen inquiries and complaints.
Willing to accept duty as the Division's stand-by person for a one-week period and respond to emergency calls 24-hours a day during this period.


Knowledge, skills, abilities:

Operation and maintenance requirements of power-driven and electrical equipment.
Practices, methods, and materials used in general construction and maintenance work.
Traffic laws, ordinances, and rules applicable to heavy equipment operations; construction occupational hazards and standard safety practices.
Operate a variety of complex, heavy, power driven equipment including but not limited to: Grade and crown streets, roads and alleys using a motor grader with or without grade stakes; overlay streets using an asphalt laydown machine; chip seal streets using a chip spreader; excavate water/sewer lines and mains with a backhoe; backfill, while meeting compaction requirements; clear debris from ditches, culverts, creek beds using a backhoe; and bulldoze hillsides and fire trails using a bull dozer.
Read and interpret facility maps, sketches, drawings, grade stakes, specifications and technical manuals.
Operate a variety of small vehicle and stationary mechanical equipment and tools in a safe and effective manner.
Maintain physical condition appropriate to the performance of assigned duties and responsibilities which may include walking or standing for extended periods of time, operating assigned equipment.
Maintain effective audio-visual discrimination and perception needed for: Making observations, communicating with others, and operating assigned equipment and vehicles as required by the position.
Understand and follow oral and written instructions; communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work; learn, understand and apply pertinent laws, rules and regulations.
Maintain a professional and courteous attitude toward customers and coworkers.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
Maintain mental capacity which allows for effective interaction and communication with others.
Ability to comply with all city policies and regulations, including safety and risk management standards.



The work conditions described here are representative of those an employee may encounter while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



Travel from site to site in residential and commercial environment; some exposure to dust and noise; some heavy lifting, standing, climbing; may work at heights or in deep trenches; work in inclement weather conditions; walk for extended periods of time.



Successful applicant must pass background check.



Driving record of successful applicant will be obtained by the HR office.



Successful applicant must submit a copy of above education requirements when requested.



Applicants MUST submit a copy of their DD-214 to the Human Resource office during the interview process.  This is for initial appointments only.



Range 33 - $1,315.38 to $1,797.42 (Bi-weekly Rate) (DOQ).  This position is eligible for benefits.  Typically hire at minimum.  



On-line applications will be accepted at www.ogdencity.com until Friday, May 26, 2017.  If you do not have access to a computer, you may come to the Ogden City Human Resources office located at 2549 Washington Blvd., Suite 220, Ogden, UT  84401 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.


All applications/resumes will be evaluated and ranked on the basis of relevant education and experience as stated therein.  Highest ranking applicants may be invited for a personal interview.




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