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Public Works / Equipment Operator I, II or III

The City of Dunn is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Equipment Operator at the Public Works Department. Employee performs functions that require a high level of skill and confidence operating heavy machinery and equipment in the construction, maintenance and repair of streets, sidewalks, storm drain system, and related infrastructure. Operates a variety of heavy equipment such as backhoe, front end loader, street sweeper, grapple truck, leaf vacuum truck, tandem dump truck, tractors, etc. When not operating equipment, performs work with crews to install, repair, replace, or maintain sections of streets, sidewalks, curb and gutter, storm drains, potholes, utility cuts, etc. This position could be upgraded to Equipment Operator II or III depending on knowledge and experience of other heavy equipment including motor grader and/or paver. Inspects assigned vehicle/equipment and performs minor repairs and preventive maintenance.

Deadline for Application: Open Until Filled

  • Minimum Requirements
    Graduation from high school and related experience operating heavy equipment required. Must possess a valid class B commercial (CDL) North Carolina driver license or valid class A commercial (CDL) North Carolina driver license, if applying for a EO III position.
  • Benefits Include
    The City offers an excellent benefit package including: paid vacation, sick leave, paid holidays, retirement, 401k, health insurance, dental, vision, and life, and training opportunities.
  • Starting Salary Range
    Salary depending on qualifications.
  • How to Apply
    Applications may be downloaded at www.dunn-nc.org or picked up at City Hall. Submit completed applications to: City of Dunn, Human Resources, PO Box 1065, Dunn, NC 28335. Open until filled. The City offers a drug free workplace and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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More About Dunn

Dunn was originally called "Lucknow" and was renamed in 1873

The city of Dunn was incorporated on February 12, 1887, at which time it was a logging town and a turpentine distilling center. The name honors Bennett Dunn, who supervised the construction of the railway line between Wilson and Fayetteville.

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