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General Equipment Operators – Drainage Crew

Ada County Highway District
Garden City, ID Full-time
Posted on May 15, 2019
General Equipment Operators – Drainage Crew


Applications are now being accepted for a General Equipment Operator on the Cloverdale Drainage Crew in the Maintenance Division at Ada County Highway District in Boise, Idaho. This is a full-time, non-exempt position with a starting wage of $17.83 - $20.50 per hour, DOQ.

ACHD offers an excellent benefit package with medical, vision and dental insurance, paid vacation and holidays, and membership in the Public Employee Retirement System of Idaho (PERSI).

Primary Responsibilities:
 Under supervision of the Drainage Crew Chief, the primary duties include cleaning storm drain pipes, catch basins, grates, skimmers, irrigation pipes crossing the Right-of-Way, and sediment tanks throughout Ada County.
 Performs skilled work and operates light- to heavy-duty maintenance equipment and winter maintenance equipment for plowing, sanding, and deicing the roads.
 Winter operations are an essential function of this position and may require working outside of normal work hours.

 Prior experience operating a Hydro Vac Truck, Dump Truck, and Water Truck is preferred, but not required. Experience operating a Dump Truck with sander/anti-icing unit is a plus.
 Must be able to lift up to 80 lbs., and a strong work ethic is required.
 A current Idaho Class “A” CDL license is required, with the ability to obtain a tanker endorsement.
 Any combination of education, training or experience, which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities, may be acceptable.

A completed ACHD Employment Application is required and must be submitted to Human Resources by 4:30 p.m., June 5, 2019. Applications are available at 3775 Adams St., Garden City ID, or on our website at


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Preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations