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CITY OF OTTUMWA Equipment Operator in OTTUMWA, Iowa

iDescriptionThe Equipment Operator is a full time position operating a variety of equipment iin the construction, operation, repair and maintenance and replacement of City infrastructure. They will also be iperforming a variety of semi-skilled and skilled maintenance work.i The Equipment Operator in Public Works Departments (Streets, Sewer, Traffic) will also be required to operate snow equipment during weather events. This may require overtime on nights and weekends (as needed) The successful candidate will possess the following:i Education/Training/CertificationsHigh School diploma required Possess and maintain valid Class A Commercial Driver's License If not currently held, must obtain within six months of employment (dependent on availability of training program) Must have one (1) year of experience in heavy equipment operation in the construction industry iKnowledge, skills and abilities Working knowledge of the principles and practices of operating and servicing specialized maintenance and construction equipment Knowledge of safe working practices, safety data sheets, air-monitoring equipment, and ability to detect potential hazards Strong written and verbal communication skills iTo review the full job description, please go to i*Landfill Equipment Operator and Equipment Operator will take the same Civil Service Test. The City of Ottumwa is an Equal Opportunity Employer.i In compliance with applicable state and federal law, the City will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the City. Requirements OTTUMWA CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSIONi ENTRANCE EXAMINATION FOR ESTABLISHMENT OF ELIGIBILITY LIST APPLICATION DEADLINE: 4:30 P.M. Thursday, November 17, 2022 TEST DATE FOR QUALIFYING APPLICANTS:i Tuesday, November 22, 2022 iThe Commission will conduct an entrance examination for the position of Equipment Operator ion Tuesday, November 22, 2022 at 4:30 P.M. at Bridge View Center, 102 Church St. , Ottumwa, IA for establishment of a current eligibility list.i Applications must be filed by 4:30 P.M. November 17, 2022 at the City Clerk's Office. i T hose passing said written examination will be advised as to a time, place and date for an operational performance test.iOnly applications filled out on our website will be considered.iSummary The City of Ottumwa offers a fantastic benefits package. 11 paid holidays Paid-time off (accrual begins immediately) Health Insurance (Including Medical, Dental and Vision) - eligible the 1st of the month after hire Health and Dependent Flexible Spending Accounts Yearly Free Health Screenings Life Insurance IPERS retirement Longevity Payments (after five years)