Street Department for a Street Construction/Maintenance Worker I

  • City of Van Wert
  • Anywhere

Qualifications:  Completion of secondary education, or equivalent, and experience in performing heave manual labor construction and maintenance tacks or the equivalent combination of education, experience, and training.

Licensure or Certification Requirements:  Must possess or obtain a Commercial Driver’s License.

Equipment Operates:  (The following are examples only and are not intended to be all inclusive)

Loader, dump truck, small roller, air compressor, chain saw, street saw, sewer jet and rodder, vac-all, mower, snow blower bucket truck, miscellaneous power tools

Essential Functions of the Position:

*  Performs construction, maintenance, and repair functions; operates motorized street sweeper; performs street construction work and curb and gutter improvements; operates street striping equipment; erects sign posts and signs; paints street markings; installs non-electric traffic control devices; constructs, repairs and maintains catch basins, culverts, and bridges; builds headwalls and piling; removes and installs new bridge decks, flooring, supports, and rails; paints bridges, guard rails, buildings, and equipment with power sprayer or brush; prepares metal and wood for painting; operates farm type tractors with rotary mowing attachments; operates small power mowers; operates pickup truck to haul dirt, gravel, and debris, etc.; operates dump truck to haul gravel, asphalt, brick, fill dirt, and related materials; operates truck equipped with snow plow; cuts, loads, and hauls trees; operates miscellaneous equipment to perform street-related work activities; flags traffic at construction sites; operates miscellaneous power and hand tools; performs a variety of unskilled labor tasks requiring bending, lifting, stooping, pushing, and pulling to maintain roads and bridges; receives and responds to calls via two-way radio.

* Performs facility, equipment, and supplies functions

* Performs emergency functions

* Performs equipment/vehicle maintenance and repair functions; inspects and maintains assigned equipment.

* Performs record functions; maintains record of work completed

* May perform duties of Wastewater Collection CM I, a Water Distribution CM I, and/or a Parks Department CM I.


$20.87 per hour

Leave includes vacation, holidays, personal and sick time

City offers medical, vision, dental and life insurance plans

Health savings account available with $1,000.00 one-time contribution from the City

EAP Program available

Pension through Public Employees Retirement System

The City is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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