Job Post

Position: Worcester County Government - Roads Worker IV
Category: Government
Type: Full Time
Duration: Year Round
Pay: Daily | $16.23

DEPARTMENT: DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS – ROADS
JOB TITLE: ROADS WORKER IV
COMPENSATION: GRADE 12/STEP 1 $16.23 HOURLY/$33,758 ANNUALLY –
STEP 5 $17.90 HOURLY/$37,232 ANNUALLY *BASED ON EXPERIENCE

*SALARY MAY BE HIGHER BASED ON QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

JOB SUMMARY: Under general supervision, drives and operates commercial weight vehicles and heavy construction equipment used by the Roads Division used only on County property to perform various maintenance and construction tasks.

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
• Drug and Alcohol Testing
• Essential personnel subject to emergency call-back with little or no notice and may have to work nights and weekends to provide coverage and may be required to work in poor weather
• Pre-employment background check and motor vehicle history

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Drive and operate commercial weight, single and tandem-axle vehicles and equipment;
• Tow, load, and assist in loading and unloading equipment, tools and materials;
• Train employees in the essential duties for their position;
• Transport crews and/or materials.
• Assists with planning, scheduling, and supervising employees in the maintenance and repairs of the County roads;
• Complete an operator’s daily checklist for maintenance of equipment;
• Perform preventative and routine maintenance on trucks, tools, and equipment;
• Inspect vehicles daily, make minor repairs to vehicles and assist the mechanic with major repairs;
• Participate in safety related training, lead and instruct others in the performance of semi-skilled and skilled labor tasks
• Knowledge of proper safety procedures and PPE utilization at all times to perform job related duties
• Mows grass and remove debris from roadways and drainage systems; trim limbs of trees and apply herbicide;
• Plows and sands roads during snow emergencies, including operation of snow blower;
• Ensures confidentiality of information and records and complies with record retention schedule
• Complies with all safety programs, procedures, training, fire drills, COOP plans, and works safely
• Adhere to the Worcester County Government Personnel Rules & Regulations;
• Performs other related duties as required.

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS
• Knowledge and skill in operation and maintenance of commercial weight vehicles and equipment such as gradall, loader, dozier, compactor, and dump truck.
• Ability to follow verbal and written instructions; read street signs; keep records and logs; complete written forms; and to communicate effectively with the public and coworkers;
• Ability to apply acquired knowledge to increasingly varied and complex tasks;
• Ability to perform duties independently and as part of a team to complete assigned tasks by established deadlines;
• Possession of a valid Class “B” CDL license with air brake endorsement upon employment and driving record with less than 4 points (MD); Current ICC Physical Examination card, ability to
pass ICC drug screen;
• Ability to perform manual physical labor including frequent walking, bending, stooping, lifting and carrying heavy objects up to 80 lbs., and the operation of vehicles, tools, and equipment;

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS CONTINUED:
• Tree Trimming Certification upon employment or obtain at next available course.
• Able to efficiently operate a six wheel dump truck, a tandem dump truck, a front end loader and a tractor mounted mower.
• Also be able to operate at least 5 of the following vehicles/equipment proficiently: belt loader, broom tractor, bucket truck, long reach mower, steel-wheel roller, shoulder machine, skid steer
loader, tiger cat.
• Operate at least 1 of the following 4 special equipment proficiently: dozer, gradall, grader, and paver.

SAFETY ANALYSIS
(Rarely (