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New Position Posting 1/12/22
Department of Public Works Operator

Village of Rothschild, WI (pop. 5,567) seeks a skilled position requiring knowledge of the O&M of all pieces of equipment in the Public Works Department for day-to-day operations within 6-person full time crew. Operations vary from snow removal/control operations to general maintenance to reconstruction on streets, utilities, buildings, parks/grounds, etc.  Primary duties shall be the proficient operation of the tandem axle dump trucks, grader, end loader, backhoe, Asphalt Zipper, vactor, street sweeper, large trucks, medium automotive equipment, and small equipment, etc.  Operator shall be proficient in the operation of all Village owned vehicles in accordance with the instructions and accepted trade practices; and expected to vary operating techniques in response to conditions.  Operator shall possess and demonstrate the ability and attitude to instruct and/or direct others in construction project procedures.  The operator shall follow the correct procedures of daily maintenance, care, safety requirements, correct  operation and use of the equipment. Candidate must have the proper demeanor to be a team player and able to undertake assigned tasks in a respectful, safe, efficient manner.  Qualifications: High school graduate; the knowledge of the principles and practices of street maintenance and reconstruction; knowledge and ability to repair sanitary/water/storm mains and services, manholes, catch basins, drain tile, etc.; assist the mechanic in necessary repairs or modifications to machinery; ability to safety and repetitively lift a minimum of 60 lbs.; 5-8+ years progressive experience in the operation of  machinery as listed above and other related road repair equipment; possess a valid motor vehicle operator’s license and a Class B CDL issued by the State of Wisconsin, and interact politely, tactfully, and respectfully with the public.  This is a full time 40-hour/week position that will include nights, weekends, and holiday work based on seasonal needs and is sometimes for extended periods in unfavorable weather conditions.  The pay range is $23.65 to $28.55 per hour DOQ. Applications will be accepted until 12:00 p.m., Monday, January 31, 2022.  Please forward your resume and application to Attn: Elizabeth Felkner, Village Clerk, 211 Grand Avenue, Rothschild, WI 54474, or email to efelkner@rothschildwi.com.  Background check, physical exam, and drug screening will be conducted.  See the Village website for a complete job description at  www.rothschildwi.com, or visit the Clerk’s office for a copy.  EOE