Operates various equipment, including, but not limited to Gradall, paver, bulldozer, payloader, road grader, asphalt distributor, backhoe, tractor, leafer, sweeper, bobcat, dump truck and rollers, in effecting general maintenance, repair, and safety of City roads and right-of-ways. Checks and maintains light equipment to ensure proper fluid levels and mechanical functions. Prepares and submits work order for necessary repairs, as needed. Patches and seals streets, scrapes grades, maintains street berm and shoulders, and digs ditches with heavy equipment, as assigned. Loads, hauls and dumps dirt, asphalt, crushed stone, sand, and salt from trucks. Removes snow, debris and brush from assigned City areas, using appropriate equipment. Responsible for maintaining a safe work environment.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Education - High school education or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.Knowledge - Knowledge of and ability to properly operate trucks and heavy/light equipment used by the department. Knowledge of standard practices and procedures involved in street maintenance and repair. Knowledge of all applicable safety precautions, and ability to apply such knowledge to daily operations. Knowledge of the mechanics of light equipment and ability to perform preventative maintenance and minor repair.Abilities - Ability to legally operate a motor vehicle. Ability to obtain a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL-B with air brakes) within probationary period. Please note that in accordance with federal regulations, the selected candidate must successfully pass a Department of Transportation drug screen prior to employment. Ability to work overtime, as needed.
Hours: 6am to 4pm, Monday thru Thursday, overtime as required
Salary: Starting base pay is $20.96. After a 120 day probation, pay will increase to a minimum of $21.55 and a maximum of $23.93 and is assigned based on the new hire’s skills, knowledge, abilities, and experience.
Employees receive 13 paid holidays per year and may earn up to 4 weeks (160 hours) of Paid Time Off in their first year of employment and 5 weeks (200 hours) in their second calendar year of employment.
The City contributes 14.2% of an employee’s salary to their retirement fund through the Indiana Public Retirement System (INPRS).
Employees may contribute pre-taxed dollars to a 457(b) Deferred Compensation Plan account to supplement their retirement earnings. As a pilot program, the City will contribute double the amount of the employee’s 457 (b) contribution to a 401(a) account up to $30 per pay.
After 1 year of employment, six weeks of paid parental leave are available to eligible employees. This is a pilot program for 2023.
After 1 year of employment, the City offers educational assistance of up to $2,500 per calendar year ($10,000 lifetime maximum) to eligible employees in support of their pursuit of a college accredited degree or professional certification or credential recognized by the City.
Health, vision, and dental insurance premiums are subsidized by the City and are available on day one of employment. Employees may elect the High Deductible Insurance plan with the City providing an HSA contribution and if the employee has received the most recent COVID Bivalent Booster the employee only plan is at no cost to the employee.
The City offers life insurance, accidental death and dismemberment, and long-term disability insurance at no cost to employees. Employees may elect voluntary term life and short-term disability insurance.
Employees may receive over $2,400 per year in HSA contributions and wellness reimbursements, insurance discounts, and incentives.
City Employees ride for free on Bloomington Transit.
ANYONE WISHING TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION WHO DOES NOT HAVE ACCESS TO A COMPUTER MAY APPLY AT CITY HALL, HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT (401 N MORTON STREET, SUITE 230).
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The City of Bloomington does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, religion, age, veteran status, housing status or disability in employment or the provision of services.
The City of Bloomington validates authorization to work using eVerify. The City will provide the Social Security Administration and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security, with information from each new employee’s I-9 form to confirm work authorization.