Clay County is an equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. Thank you for your interest in a position with Clay County.
Human Resources Office:
Director Human Resources
Liberty, MO 64068
Phone: (816) 407-3660 / Fax:(816) 407-3661
Highway Operator II (2 Openings) - Highway Dept.
Highway Operator II (2 Openings), Highway Dept.
Essential duties and responsibilities: Operates dump truck, roller, rock chipper, oil distributor, bucket truck, uniloader, crack sealer and other pieces of equipment at journeyman level; able to operate equipment equipped with standard and automatic transmissions; repairs or maintains roadways, ditches, culverts, bridges and right of ways as assigned including, but not limited to, cutting brush, hand patching, hauling rock and picking up trash dumped in right of ways; assists with traffic control; competent and safe use of hand tools and chain saws; and performs daily routine inspection, routine cleaning and preventative maintenance on equipment; assists mechanic when equipment is out of service as needed; works at various tasks within shop as needed.
This individual must also be able to load, secure and unload materials such as rock, salt, sand and brush; be able to load, secure and unload various types of equipment including installing and removing sanders and snow plows; follows all county and departmental safety rules, regulations and procedures; and other duties as assigned.
Minimum qualifications: High School Diploma or state-approved equivalent; Class A CDL with ability to obtain HazMat and Tanker endorsements within six months of hire; ability to independently and safety carry out tasks, duties and responsibilities assigned; experience with manual labor and operation of trucks and light equipment; ability to work in outdoor conditions of extreme heat or cold for lengths of time; and the ability to maintain physical condition appropriate to the performance of assigned duties and responsibilities which may include, walking long distances, climbing, bending, standing and sitting for extended periods of time, lifting up to 50 pounds and operating assigned equipment.
Desired qualifications: Previous experience including operation of highway equipment; Class A CDL with HazMat and Tanker endorsements; knowledge of location of county territories, roads and bridges; and knowledge of safety procedures in maintaining and constructing roads, bridges, culverts and right of ways.
Generally 6:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. M-Th, on-call for after hour emergencies.
$24,224 - $30,273/year, plus Benefits.
1 Courthouse Square
Liberty, MO 64068