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Equipment Operator

SALARY: $27,278 full-time with excellent benefits
OPENING DATE: 11/13/2017
CLOSING DATE: 11/27/2017 at 5:00 p.m.

SUMMARY: This position will be responsible for assigned tasks and equipment.  Primary duties are:
• Operates, maintains, and performs minor repairs on machinery and equipment.
• Utilizes implements and equipment such as street sweepers, tractors or paving machines, welding equipment, cutting torches or other work aids to clean or repair sidewalks, ditches, streets and/or equipment.
• Operates garbage truck or knuckleboom truck on a route for residential and/or business customers; hauls debris such as bushes, rubbish, or grass to designated drop site.
• Transports machinery/equipment, supplies and materials to work sites.
• Secures and partitions off work areas with traffic signs, cones and/or barricades; flags and direct traffic around work area as needed. • Completes work orders and other required documentation.
• Performs special assignments as directed such as pulling floats in parades, removing snow and ice, cleaning equipment, or assigning tasks to community service workers.
• Performs paving and patching of city streets. 
• Cleans and assists in making repairs to storm drains and drainage ditches; digs and maintains ditches and trenches with a pick and shovel.
• Trims trees, cuts grass, and performs other manual ground maintenance tasks.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: This position requires a high school diploma, GED or specialized vocational training, and the ability to acquire a Class B TN Commercial Driver's License within 3 months. This position requires medium to heavy work involving standing or walking most of the time, stooping, lifting, digging, pushing, raising objects exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force on an occasional basis.

Please submit application and/or resume in an envelope marked “Equipment Operator” to: City of Sevierville, Att: Human Resources, P.O. Box 5500, Sevierville, TN 37864-5500. Applications can be completed online.  Resumes may be sent by fax to 865-453-5518 or emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The City of Sevierville is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of sex or handicap in its programs or activities pursuant to Public Law 93-112 or 101-336
The City of Sevierville does not discriminate based on race, color or national origin in federal or state sponsored programs, pursuant to Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C. 2000d.)

NOTE:  Only applicants who provide a valid e-mail address will be notified when the position has been filled.

Contact Us

Kristi Ward, Human Resources Manager

120 Gary Wade Blvd.
Sevierville, TN 37864-5500
Phone: 865.453.5504

 

The City of Sevierville is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of sex or handicap in its programs or activities pursuant to Public Law 93-112 or 101-336. The City of Sevierville does not discriminate based on race, color or national origin in federal or state sponsored programs, pursuant to Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C. 2000d.)

For more job opportunities in the area, visit: www.seviercountyjobs.org.