Truck Driver/Road Maintenance

Mason County Public Works   Shelton, WA   Full-time     Transportation
Posted on November 10, 2021

Department: Public Works - Roads Hourly Wage: $21.84 - $25.56

JOB SUMMARY

This position is a road maintenance position. Individual operates a variety of trucks and performs miscellaneous labor in support of construction, maintenance, or repair of county roads and shoulders, bridges, drainage systems, traffic and road signs, and engineering projects. Crew members are expected to be capable of working independently during normal work hours and during call-outs.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Knowledge of:

  • Practices and procedures related to road construction or maintenance.
  • Basic mathematics.
  • Road and construction safety practices.

Ability to:

  • Operate heavy construction equipment, large trucks and power tools.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relations with coworkers, supervision, and the general public.
  • Work effectively without direct supervision.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in the operation of a variety of trucks within the Public Works fleet.
  • Comply with Washington State Motor Vehicle Laws.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the job.

  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Minimum of two years of experience in road construction or heavy equipment operation.
  • Experience working with survey stakes, blueprints, and specifications is preferred.

LICENSES, CERTIFICATION AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS

  • A valid Washington State Commercial Driver License A with endorsement N for tank trailers and a good driving record.
  • A First Aid/CPR Card
  • A Flagger's Card.

Equal Opportunity - Affirmative Action Employer Drug Free Work Environment

This information does not constitute an expressed or implied contract or offer of employment. Any provision contained herein may be modified and/or revoked without notice.

Applicant Qualifications – All candidates must meet minimum requirements. Often, the most competitive applicants will possess qualifications far exceeding the required minimum. If a large number of applications are received, only the most qualified applicants will be involved in the selection process.

Authorization to Work – Successful candidates must present documentation proving authorization to work in the United States (as required by federal law).

Work Environment – Mason County maintains a drug-free work environment and prohibits smoking in all County buildings.

“At-will” Positions – Some positions are considered “at-will” or at the pleasure of the employer. Therefore, the County does not need to establish “just cause” or “cause” to terminate the employment relationship. Selection to at-will position does not create or constitute an employment contract or agreement.

Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity – Mason County is an equal opportunity employer, committed to fair employment practices and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, sex, age, color, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, marital status, genetic information, veteran’s status, disability, or any other bias prohibited by federal, state or local law.

Accommodation – Applicants with a disability requiring accommodation during the selection process should notify the HR Department.

Health Insurance – Regular full-time employees and their qualifying dependents are eligible for medical, dental, vision, and life insurance coverage. Some regular part-time employees may receive the same coverage. Employees may partially contribute premiums depending upon the type of coverage selected.

Paid Leave – Sick leave, holidays, and vacation are provided in accordance with the County policy or union contracts.

Vacation accrual rates increase at regular intervals based on length of service with the County.

Retirement Plan – All regular Mason County employees are enrolled in the Washington State Public Employee’s Retirement System (PERS, PSERS or LEOFF). The County and employees contribute jointly to the plans.