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Full Time Maintenance Worker III

Brown County (MN)

Location: New Ulm, MN 56073
Type: Full-Time, Non-Remote
Posted on: June 4, 2024
This job is no longer available from the source.
$24.31 - $27.25 Hourly
New Ulm, MN
Job Type
Full Time
Job Number
Highway Department
Opening Date
Closing Date
6/18/2024 at 4:30 PM Central Time (US & Canada)
Position Summary To provide year round maintenance of county highways, bridges and equipment so that the public can travel and transport goods in a safe and efficient manner. Maintenance in the spring, summer and fall includes repair of roads and bridges as they deteriorate with age, turf establishment, and weed control. Winter maintenance includes clearing snow and ice from roadways.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities • Maintenance of County Highways.
• Maintenance of County and Township bridges.
• Haul gravel for road maintenance.
• Drive truck for snowplow and sanding operation.
• Drive water truck or other equipment during seasonal work.
• Slope preparation and seeding.
• Maintenance and repair of county equipment.
• Cleaning and repair of county shops.
• Mow and spray for weed control.
• Install snow fence.
• Cut and remove brush.
• Install and maintain drainage structures and tile lines.
• Order supplies as needed.
• Maintain civil relations with the public.
• Other duties as assigned or apparent.
Qualifications • High school diploma or GED equivalent
• One and one-half years of experience working for a highway construction firm or highway maintenance department, with experience operating light and heavy construction equipment.
• Must have knowledge of the construction materials used and the safe handling of these materials, as well as mechanical training.
• Class "A" drivers license (CDL) preferred.
• A state license for roadside spraying of herbicides is needed with a one day course given each year.
• Live within thirty minutes of assigned garage.
• Pass drug and alcohol test and adhere to County/Federal drug and alcohol requirements for safety sensitive positions.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Grade 5 with an entry hourly wage range of $24.31 to $27.25, DOQ.  Position has a full earning potential of up to $34.26 per hour, DOQ.
Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer