This position is open until filled and has no closing date. Initial review: August 10, 2021
High school diploma or G.E.D.; 3 years equipment operation experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience; and a valid Class A Commercial Driver’s license. Applicants must demonstrate advanced experience operating graders, loaders, dozers, excavators, tandem-axle dump and plow trucks, and safely mobilizing heavy equipment; proficiency troubleshooting heavy equipment; team leadership skills; effective interpersonal communication skills; and ability to execute standard operating procedures.
Responsible for assigning work activities relating to the maintenance and repair of County highways, bridges, and other properties. Responsibilities may include performing maintenance work of highway maintenance worker as needed; leading work activities of highway maintenance workers; and maintaining County highways and other properties in accordance with County standards.
Work Test Period:
Appointee to the position must successfully complete probationary period per contract.
Applicants selected for appointment must pass a criminal background check.
Applicants selected for appointment must take and pass a drug test.
Applicants must meet essential physical requirements of the position.
Employment Eligibility Verification:
All new employees must complete and sign employment eligibility verification form on the first day of employment. Documentation verifying identity and employment eligibility must be submitted within three days of the first day of employment.
Current vacancy is for one full-time position in the Lake County Highway Department in Finland. Applications must be on official forms. Resumes will be accepted, but not in lieu of an application. Application and Classification Specification may be obtained by contacting Lake County Human Resources Department, 616 3rd Avenue, Two Harbors, MN, 55616; or Lake County Service Center, 99 Edison Boulevard, Silver Bay, MN, 55614; or website: www.co.lake.mn.us. Applications can be mailed to Lake County Human Resources; faxed to: (218) 834-8482; emailed through secure system to: firstname.lastname@example.org; or placed in a sealed envelope directed to Human Resources and dropped in the drop boxes located outside the entrances to Lake County Service Center, 616 3rd Avenue, Two Harbors, or the Law Enforcement Center, 613 3rd Avenue, Two Harbors, or Lake County Service Center, 99 Edison Boulevard, Silver Bay.
Applicants who wish to request accommodation to application process should contact Lake County Human Resources at (218) 834-8394.
Lake County is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, sex, age, color, national origin, religion, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, familial status, membership or activity in a local commission, genetic information, or any other protected classification.
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