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Posted on: March 07, 2023 • Category: Street Maintenance

Equipment Operator

City of Hutchinson

Apply By: March 07, 2024
No. of Jobs: 2
Job Type: Full-Time
Pay Type: Hourly
Compensation: $14.77 /hr to $22.16 /hr commensurate with experience
Education: High School

Jeremy Gonsalves
Phone 1: 620-694-2642
Fax: 304-208-8920
City of Hutchinson
125 E Ave B
Hutchinson, Reno, KS 67501
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EDUCATION: A high school diploma or GED is required. EXPERIENCE: Minimum of one (1) year of experience performing manual and semiskilled equipment operation work in construction, street maintenance, or other closely related environment is preferred. Employee is expected to have acquired the necessary information and skills to perform the job reasonably well within six (6) months of employment. LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS: This employee must possess or be able to obtain a valid Kansas Class B Commercial Driver's License (C.D.L.) with air brake endorsement within ninety (90) days of appointment. This employee must also acquire a KDOT Flagger certification within one (1) year of appointment. RESIDENTIAL REQUIREMENT: Applicants must live within 25 minutes of the City of Hutchinson Public Works facility and be able to report to the facility within 30 minutes for after-hours emergency calls.


The Equipment Operator is responsible for roadway maintenance/construction and street cleaning utilizing assorted light to medium equipment and machinery. Assignments involve driving City vehicles, street repairs, street cleaning, snow and ice control, hauling materials to and from work sites, and equipment maintenance. After hours emergency call-out work, as well as occasional night and weekend hours may be required. This employee should possess a strong mechanical aptitude, and effective communication and public relation skills.

Other Information:

Health, Dental & Vision Insurance Flexible Spending Accounts: Medical & Dependent Care Retirement: KPERS & 457 Retirement Savings Plan Insured Disability Life Insurance & Optional Voluntary Life Insurance Death Benefit Service Connected Death Vacation Leave, Sick Leave, Wellness Day, Floating Holidays & City Designated Holidays Employee Assistance Program