Ada County Highway District--ACHD General Equipment Operators in Garden City, Idaho

This job was posted by : For more information, please see: Ada County Highway District is now accepting applications for General Equipment Operators (GEO). There are five (5) positions open. These are full-time, year-round positions with a starting wage of $16.21-$18.64 per hour, DOQ.

The positions include an excellent benefit package with medical, vision and dental insurance, paid vacation and holidays, and membership in the Public Employee Retirement System of Idaho (PERSI).

Primary Responsibilities:

These GEO positions work with the Traffic Operations Paint Crew and various Maintenance Crews. Time will be split between these crews during the year.

The GEO will operate various paint striping vehicles and equipment to mark roadways. Markings include striping, crosswalks, arrows, bike lanes, raised pavement markers, etc. Will also assist in paint related duties, such as maintaining and cleaning the equipment, keeping daily logs, setting up traffic control and work zone safety, and monitoring of seasonal help.

May also perform maintenance on roadways including crack sealing, patching, potholes, trench repairs, shoulder repairs, and other road maintenance and asphalt techniques.

Operates light- to heavy-duty maintenance equipment which may include dump truck, water truck, street sweeper, roller, front-end loader, jackhammer, and also winter maintenance equipment for plowing, sanding, and deicing the roads.

Painting and winter operations are essential functions, and will require the employee to work outside of normal work hours during peak seasons.


Must have a current Idaho Class A CDL license. If license is from another state, must be able to obtain an Idaho CDL by start of employment. Tanker endorsement is required within 90 days of start of employment.

Knowledge of road markings, asphalt processes, crack seal, and other road maintenance techniques is preferred as well as experience driving and operating road construction equipment.

Any combination of education, training or experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities, may be acceptable.

A completed ACHD Employment Application is required and must be submitted to Human Resources by 4:30 p.m. on May 3, 2017. Applications are available at 3775 Adams St. in Garden City or on our website at