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Reno County Equipment Operator II in Hutchinson, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/jobs/12023143

Job Objectives:

Skilled manual work, which involves performance of a variety of duties associated with Solid Waste Management Department operations. Work is performed under the direction of a foreman, or other supervisory personnel.

Essential Job Functions:

Mow or trim grass, weeds and other tall growth; cut trees and brush with tractor mowers. Haul, stockpile or dump road materials or debris using dump truck. Operate front-end loader to load truck, move debris or maintain compost windrows. Power broom asphalt surfaces. Maintain written records and daily time sheets. Perform minor maintenance on equipment and assist mechanics in servicing or repairing equipment. Read and interpret grade stakes, pick up loose paper and other debris and train on heavy equipment as time allows. Must be able to report for work outside of the regular scheduled hours including overtime, when necessary to maintain effective operation of the Solid Waste department.


Front-end loader, heavy equipment, tractor mowers. Operate all job-related machinery, equipment, tools and other aids as required, necessary, or needed in the performance of these job functions.

Work Environment:

5% indoors and 95% outdoors. Will be exposed to summer heat, winter cold and inclement weather conditions. Road machinery noises may be very intense at times. Work area may be dusty. Occasional exposure to poisonous insects, animals and plants. Some exposure to exhaust fumes from equipment in truck shed and shop. At times will work in close proximity of public traffic. Periodic use of materials, which have an MSDS report on how to safely handle them. All use of equipment (hand operated or self-propelled) entails hazardous exposure if not operated in a safe manner.

This position may be filled or closed to further application without notice.

Reno County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Reno County is an at-will, equal opportunity employer. Reno County provides Family Medical Leave (FMLA) benefits to eligible, covered employees. Reno County considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, age (40+), disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected status under local, state or federal law. Reno County is committed to making the application, interview, and pre-employment testing process accessible to persons with disabilities. If you wish to volunteer information regarding any special assistance you may need, please notify Reno County Human Resources by phone at 620-694-2982 or by email at personnel@renogov.org. Applications must be submitted on www.renogov.org. You will be contacted should the department feel that you are a qualified candidate.