POSTED: 01/05/22


Maintains hard-surface roadways.
Operate trucks of various sizes/weights in the loading, hauling and unloading of materials, equipment, and supplies.
Spread rock and materials.
Operate aerial boom/bucket trucks.
Control vegetation and hazardous debris along County roads,
Maintain safe environment, including flagging and directing traffic, setting up signs, cones and other traffic control devices, appropriately wearing/using all required personal protective equipment and properly following established safety procedures.
Drainage structure maintenance/installation.
Plow snow and spread ice control materials.
Clean and perform routine maintenance on vehicles, equipment, buildings, and grounds.
Perform pre-trip safety inspections for assigned equipment and refer defects or needed repairs to supervisor.
Frequent use of hand and power tools such as: walk behind saws, demolition saws, crack sealing equipment, chain saws, wood-chippers, snowplows and spreader, and welding equipment.
Occasionally, requires operation of equipment such as: skid steer loaders, mini excavators, steel drum and pneumatic rollers. Also requires operation of single and tandem axle dump trucks.
Position will be placed on the random drug screen list.


Full-time, non-exempt, benefited

Working hours: 

6:00 am - 4:30 pm, Mon.-Thurs.; OR 7:00 am - 3:30 pm, Mon.-Fri.; must be able to work either shift and be available for emergency storm response.


Columbia, Missouri


High School Diploma or GED and one-year equipment operations or construction experience; Missouri driver's license; must receive a passing grade on the written portion of the Commercial Driver's License (CDL) exam within 3 months of hire and be able to pass the driving portion of the Class B with air brakes CDL exam within 6 months of hire. Must pass a pre-employment drug screen. Proof of a valid driver's license is required at time of application.

Preferred Qualifications: Class B CDL with Air Brakes. Two years of road construction experience.

Starting Hourly Pay Rate: 

$15.07/hour to start. $1.00/hour shift differential. Systematic pay increases up to $17.67 at 18 months.

Deadline for Application: 

Applications will be accepted until the posting is removed.

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Benefit-eligible employees receive paid vacation, 14 paid holidays, enrollment in the County Employees Retirement Fund, and two matching deferred compensation plans. Other benefits include 100% County paid or low-cost employee health insurance premium options, 100% County paid employee dental premiums, subsidized dependent premiums, and County paid long-term disability and life insurance.

An Equal Opportunity Employer