Yakima County Human Resources Department   Yakima, WA   Full-time     Transportation
Posted on July 14, 2022
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Heavy Equipment Operator – Grader Operator

$25.76 per hour, plus benefits

There is one opening with Yakima County, County Roads Department - Maintenance Division. The Heavy
Equipment Operator operates heavy equipment utilized in the maintenance of roads, right of ways or solid
waste disposal sites throughout Yakima County.

Experience & Training: High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED) AND four (4) years of
proven proficient equipment operation experience of at least one of the following pieces of equipment: dozer,
grader, excavator, mini-excavator, backhoe, loader, chip spreader, compactor, or grinder required within the
jobsite assigned; OR an equivalent combination of higher education and proven proficient equipment
operation experience which provides knowledge, skills and abilities sufficient to successfully perform the
essential duties of the job.  
 Valid State of Washington Driver's License and proof of insurance, if requested

 Commercial Driver's License with Airbrake, and Tanker endorsements. Hazardous waste endorsement
for landfill positions is preferred.
 Ability to obtain Washington State Flagger Certificate
 Consent for queries of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) Drug and Alcohol
 Clearinghouse to comply with Federal Regulations (49 CFR Part 382).
 Successful completion of pre-employment drug screening
  For information, contact Yakima County Human Resources Department (509) 5742210

Candidates must apply online  prior to the closing date on the job posting.

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