Lane County Road Maintenance 2 (Florence, OR) (I003) in Florence, Oregon

Road Maintenance 2 (Florence, OR) (I003)

Salary

$16.59 - $23.01 Hourly

Location

Florence, OR

Job Type

Regular

Department

Public Works

Job Number

201700200

Closing

8/28/2017 5:00 PM Pacific

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Description

To operate medium to heavy equipment in construction, maintenance or waste management projects and to perform skilled manual tasks on highway, bridges, landfills, transfer sites and other construction or maintenance projects.

Note:This posting is for the FLORENCE, OR area.

Schedule:Monday - Thursday; 6:30am - 5:00pm. Shifts change per operational needs.

This is a 626 represented position

Examples of Duties - Duties may include, but are not limited to the following

Operates power mowers, rollers, dump truck, loader, spray truck driver, spreader box, self- propelled or truck- or trailer-mounted sweepers, tractors (D-4 or smaller), flatbed truck, distributor truck driver, forklift, curb paver and Vac-Ael driver.

Assists bridge carpenter or bridge supervisor in construction and repair of bridges.

Assists in preparing holes on projects requiring explosives.

Operates small power equipment and tools such as power saws, chippers, gas-powered mud and water pumps and generators.

Prepares asphalt on paving or patching projects by raking to proper depth prior to rolling.

Prepares materials, manufactures and erects signs, drives paint striper, operates fog line of striper truck, operates stencil truck and all other sign department equipment.

May perform level 3 Road Maintenance duties in a training capacity or out-of-class assignments, provided any required licenses and related requirements have been obtained.

Minimum Qualifications

Knowledge of:

Operation and maintenance of medium to heavy road construction and maintenance and waste management equipment.

Methods and materials used in road maintenance and construction and waste management.

Basic safety practices and procedures.

Ability to:

Operate medium to heavy equipment.

Perform skilled labor.

Perform strenuous physical labor in sometimes adverse weather conditions.

Understand and follow written instructions.

Perform work to engineering specifications.

Experience and Training; Additional Information

Training:

Formal or informal education or training which ensures the ability to read and write at a level necessary for successful job performance.

Experience:

Two years of experience in the operation of a variety of medium road maintenance and construction equipment, including experience performing semi-skilled and skilled tasks.

An equivalent combination of experience and training that will demonstrate the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.

Special Requirements:

Possession of a valid Oregon Class A or B CDL and medical card. It is the responsibility of the employee who holds a valid Class B CDL at time of appointment to obtain a Class A CDL and required CDL endorsements by the end of their probationary period. Employees may be required to obtain an Oregon Spray license or an Explosive Handler's license.

Employees in this classification are required to pass a pre-employment drug test, and to participate in an on-going drug testing program, including, but not limited to, random testing according to requirements of the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA).

Notes:

This position requires strenuous physical labor in sometimes adverse weather conditions.

SUMMARY OF COMMERCIAL DRIVERS LICENSE INFORMATION: Due to Department of Transportation requirements for those currently holding Commercial Drivers Licenses (CDL), all candidates referred for interview for positions requiring CDL will be asked to sign a consent to allow their former employers to disclose to Lane County Department of Public Works alcohol and drug related information for the past two years. This information will ONLY be requested after a conditional offer of employment has been extended.

Also, per 49 CFR 391.21(d), we wish to inform you that the information you provide regarding your previous employers and employment for the past 3 years may be used, and your employers of the past 3 years will be contacted, in order to investigate your safety performance history information as required by 49 CFR 391.23, (d) and (e). You are hereby notified that you have due process rights as specified in 40 CFR 291.23(i) regarding any information received as a result of these investigations.

Lane County complies with the Americans with Disabilities Amendments Act of 2008. If you require reasonable accommodation in the application and/or interview process due to disability, requests must be made in a timely manner. Contact a recruitment specialist at 541.682.3124.

Careers with Lane County Offer Extraordinary Benefits

At Lane County, we value our employees and we show it with our extraordinary benefits. We know that you chose public service for more than a paycheck, and our outstanding benefits are designed to help you Live Well, Live Lane - throughout your career. Read on to learn what great benefits await you in a career with Lane County.

Benefits to keep you & your family well -physically

Health insurance coverage becomes effective the first of the month following your first 30 days as an eligible employee.

Medical/Rx/Vision- Lane County offers medical, prescription and vision exam coverage for employees and their eligible dependents.

Medical/Rx/Vision for AdminPro, FOPPO, Local 626, Non-Represented, and Prosecuting Attorneys positions- Lane County offers medical, prescription and vision exam coverage for employees and their eligible dependents. The plan options and costs per month are outlined below:

If you enroll in the HDHP the County will contribute to your HSA: $1,500 (individual) or $3,000 (family).

*Eligible employees who complete a Health History Risk Assessment (HHRA), Biometric Screening, and Comprehensive Health Review at the Live Well Center receive a $20 per month credit.

Wellness clinic -The Live Well Center is for Lane County benefits-eligible employees, spouses and dependents (ages 2 and up) who are enrolled in the Lane County health plan. Marathon Health manages the Live Well Center and their clinical team provides confidential, affordable care for your acute and preventive healthcare needs. The Live Well Center also provides health coaching, chronic disease counseling, comprehensive primary care services, and much more.

Dental- Lane County provides dental coverage for employees and their eligible dependents.

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)– Lane County provides this counseling and concierge service to employees and members of their immediate households.

Fitness Center Membership– Lane County provides employees with a free membership to a local fitness center. Employees may add their families at a discounted rate.

County-paid benefits to keep you & your family well-financially

Retirement-Lane County pays for, and enrollsemployees in the Oregon Public Service Retirement Plan (OPSRP) and the Individual Account Program (IAP) following six full months of employment.

Disability -Lane County pays a portion of wages for eligible employees throughShort-Term Disability, and provides Long-Term Disability coverage. Lane County complies with all State and Federal disability laws for employee, family, parental and pregnancy leaves regulations.

Time Management –Lane Countyprovides employees with a generous bank of hours to be used for sick, vacation, family emergencies and personal days.

Holidays –Lane County providesnine paid holidays per year.

Life Insurance -Lane County pays for employee life, and accidental death & dismemberment term insurance.

County-paid training & development to keep your career well

On-site classes –Lane County offers a variety of on-site classes to develop employees' soft and technical skills.

Online training-Lane County offers a variety of online classes to help employees continually improve their skills.

Conferences and Seminars– Lane County pays for employees to attend professional conferences to encourage continuous learning and professional development.

Lane County offers these other valuable benefits

Deferred Compensationretirement savings- Employees may enroll in a deferred compensation program 457(b) to save for retirement.

Vision– Eligible employees may purchase supplemental vision insurance.

Supplemental LifeInsurance– Employees may purchase supplemental life insurance for themselves and their dependents/spouse.

Aflac– Optionalemployee-paid voluntary group coverage is available through Aflac.

Group discounts– Group discounts may include homeowners and auto insurance, pet health insurance, credit union membership.

The above information describes typical benefits available for Regular Full-time Employees. Actual benefits received may differ by position, employment status (regular, temporary, or extra help) and/or bargaining group. Paid medical, dental and vision coverage for dependents is determined by labor agreement or APM, as applicable. Please note thatTemporaryandExtra Helppositions are not typically eligible for benefits. This is a only brief summary of benefits available to eligible Lane County employees. In all cases, plan documents govern.

For additional information about these extraordinary benefits contact the Benefit Resource Center at 1-866-468-7272, or Lane County HR at (541) 682-3124.

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Do you have a valid Oregon CDL?

  • Yes

  • No

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If you have a valid Oregon CDL please list class, endorsements and expiration date.

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Do you have a valid Oregon Medical Card?

  • Yes

  • No

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If you do have a valid Oregon Medical Card, please list the expiration date.

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If you do not have a valid Medical Card, are you able to obtain one by time of appointment?

  • Yes

  • No

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Federal regulations require applicants for positions such as this one (operating commercial motor vehicles) to provide specific information during the job application process. Accordingly, we ask that you provide the following:

Address History – 3 years: EACH ADDRESS where you resided for the 3 years prior to the date upon which you submit this application. If your address for the past 3 years is the same as the address you listed on this application form, you may write "See application form," in one of the spaces below. If you require more space, please attach a sheet of paper containing the additional information.

07

A safe work environment is critical for Lane County. In your opinion, what are some of the most important elements that contribute to a safe working environment? How would you go about insuring a high level of safety on the job site?

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What aspects of teamwork do you find challenging? Also, what do you believe is essential for a team to be successful?

09

What are some of the most important things that you, as an employee, can do to create and maintain a positive and respectful work environment?

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What motivates you to contribute in the workplace? Also, what conditions or situations can negatively affect your morale on the job?

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Please describe any experience you may have in road maintenance and/or road construction.

12

Please describe any experience you may have using traffic control devices.

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Equipment / Vehicles in Excess of 26,000 pounds: For each employer where you operated equipment / vehicles in excess of 26,000 pounds, please list: A) the name of the employer; B) your job title; and C) the number of months and/or years of experience you operated equipment / vehicles in excess of 26,000 pounds for that employer. If you have NO experience, please write N/A.

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Loader / Backhoe: For each employer where you operated a loader / backhoe, please list: A) the name of the employer; B) your job title; and C) the number of months and/or years of experience you operated a loader/ backhoe. If you have NO experience, please write N/A.

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Grader / Dozer: For each employer where you operated a grader / dozer, please list: A) the name of the employer; B) your job title; and C) the number of months and/or years of experience you operated a grader / dozer. If you have NO experience, please write N/A.

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Loading & Securing Materials: For each employer where you loaded and secured materials, please list: A) the name of the employer; B) your job title; and C) the number of months and/or years of experience you performed loading and securing of materials. If you have NO experience, please write N/A.

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Pulling Equipment Trailers: For each employer where you pulled equipment trailers, please list A) the name of the employer; B) your job title; and C) the number of months and/or years of experience you pulled equipment trailers. If you have NO experience, please write N/A.

Required Question