McLean County will accept applications until 4:00 P.M. on Wednesday, March 1, 2017, filling one position as a full-time Equipment Operator II. The successful applicant must reside within 30 minutes travel time of the Washburn Highway Shop. Duties include performing semi-skilled work and operating motorized equipment in road construction and maintenance/repair projects under supervision along with performing highway maintenance work ranging from manual labor to operating tractors and mowers on highway right of ways. Preference will be given to candidates who are able to operate medium and light equipment including single and tandem axle dump truck; single and tandem axle trucks with snow removal equipment for purpose of snow removal; motor graders with v-plow and wing for snow removal purposes on as needed basis; semi type truck with belly and side dump trailer; front end loader; backhoe; broom/sweeper; excavator; dozer and loader as needed; and power mowing equipment in a variety of road construction, snow removal, maintenance and repair projects. Starting salary range for the position is $3,131.75 - $3,218.75 per month; full salary range for the position is $3,131.75 - $4,697.58 per month. A full benefit package is offered including fully paid health insurance (either family or single plan), fully paid retirement, annual leave and sick leave.
A high school diploma is required. Preference will be given to applicants with two years’ experience in the operating a tractor/trailer truck and front-end loader/backhoe on road construction and maintenance projects; one year experience in making pavement repairs using hot and cold mix and road oils; and two years’ experience servicing and maintaining vehicles and heavy equipment.. A class A North Dakota Driver’s License with tanker and air brake endorsement is required on the first day of work.
For further information on the position or to obtain a McLean County job application form, interested individuals may contact the McLean County Auditor’s Office, PO Box 1108, Washburn, ND 58577 or call 701-462-8541. Only official McLean County application forms will be accepted. An application form can be accessed from the county’s website: http://www.mcleancountynd.gov/employment. Resumes may be included with the application but will not be accepted in place of an approved application form.