City of Flagstaff Equipment Operator - Residential Collections in Flagstaff, Arizona

This job was posted by : For more information, please see: Date Posted:May 19, 2017

Vacancy No:041-17

Position Title: Equipment Operator - Residential Collections

Division / Section:Public Works / Solid Waste

Position Status:Full Time; Non-Exempt; Tenure & Benefit Eligible

Work Week: Monday-Friday; Hours: 6am-4pm

Salary Range: $15.2820-$18.6669 Hourly, DOE

Closing Date:June 2, 2017

Actively supports and upholds the City's stated mission and values. The Equipment Operator series is a broad band series where incumbents are responsible for performing a wide variety of tasks. Tasks performed range from lesser complex equipment operation, unskilled, and semi-skilled manual labor duties to highly skilled equipment operation duties associated with heavy equipment.

Work may be performed under direct supervision to exercising a considerable amount of independence and initiative in performing the responsibilities assigned. Work generally requires heavy physical exertion and may be performed under adverse weather conditions.

There are three zones within the broad band. The incumbent will have the opportunity to advance through the zones based on tenure, performance, and value added to the organization according to the corresponding policy.

This position is FLSA non-exempt.


(These are a representative sample of entry level duties; position assignments vary by assignment and through progression in the band.)

Performs a variety of construction, maintenance and repair work involving city streets, easements, right-of-ways, curb & gutter, sidewalks & drainage.

Safely operates streets equipment (6/10 wheel truck, cinder and plow units, front end loader, patch truck and steel wheel roller).

Actively participates in training intended to improve work knowledge and skills.

Follows verbal and written instructions while performing work duties; reads and completes work orders.

Accurately completes reports including pre and post trip equipment checklists and maintenance tracking reports.

Sets up safe traffic control work zones.

Applies proper PPE and safety in work area.

Tracks work performed to help establish and meet performance standards.


Ability to detect needed repairs and perform operational adjustments on equipment as needed.

Basic knowledge of policies and procedures associated with equipment operation.


Maintains effective working relationships with internal and external customers and co-workers.

Regular attendance is an essential function of this job to ensure continuity.

Street maintenance operations often require alternating work schedules. The operator must be flexible to accommodate these work schedules.

Actively participates in snow operations and other streets related duties as assigned.

All emergency service employees shall maintain their principal residence within a prescribed area. The prescribed area shall be defined as a 12-mile radius from City Hall or 35 miles eastbound, westbound, and southbound from the I-17 and I-40 exchanges with a five mile wide corridor (2 miles on each side).

Incumbents of this position are subject to pre-employment drug screening, and post-employment random, post-accident, and reasonable suspicion drug/alcohol screening.

Must have the ability to be contacted and to respond in a timely manner and be willing and able to perform emergency work on an evening, weekend, and 12-hour shift basis.

Note: The above job description is intended to represent only the key areas of responsibility; specific position assignments will vary depending on the business needs of the department.


CDL Physical.

Regulated Drug and Alcohol Exam.

Human Performance Exam.

Tetanus and Hepatitis A/B Vaccinations.