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Sargent County Road Equipment Operator III – Full-Time

Are you looking for a full-time job? Do you like to work outdoors, keep our County Road and Bridges Safe? Sargent County is looking for excited, ambitious, and talented people to become a part of the Sargent County Team and Community.

Sargent County is looking to hire a Full-Time Road Equipment Operator III to provide a service to the Sargent County by operating a variety of equipment and maintaining all County Roads and Bridges. The position is a 40 hours per week with some weekend and holiday work. Starting wage negotiable and depending on experience. The position includes a Full Benefit Package. The Road Equipment Operator III will report to the Road Supervisor.

Position requires the following:

  • Must be 18 years old.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Must possess a CDL (Commercial Driver’s License)
  • Requires a high school education or GED equivalent.
  • Must be able to pass a background check and pre-employment drug screening test.
  • Requires one year of experience in maintenance, mechanics, and general trade skills.
  • Able to physically operate a variety of equipment, motor grader, snowplow truck, backhoe, tractor, skid steer, etc.
  • Perform routine maintenance, repairs on equipment.
  • Order and post updated signs in the County.
  • Working in a team environment, multi-task, adjust to stressful situations, attention to detail, remain calm under urgent deadlines.
  • Attend Safety meetings and inspections.
  • Reviews Safety guidelines, adheres to policies and procedures when operating equipment.
  • Complete paperwork, log work completed (fuel usage, repair work done, etc.)
  • Utilize various tools (shovel, welding machine, torch, air compressor, maintenance tools).
  • Tasks involve demanding work, including climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, lifting, carrying, and pushing/pulling objects of moderate weight (20-25 pounds), to heavy physical work up to 100 pounds.
  • Ability to read documents (maps, vehicle maintenance manuals, policy manuals, sign manuals).
  • Ability to communicate and interact with others, including your co-workers and community members to convey or exchange information.
  • Exposure to heat, cold, odors, toxic agents, chemicals, noise, smoke, vibration, wetness, humidity, dusts, machinery, and electrical currents.
  • Outdoor elements could cause heat stroke, hypothermia, hearing damage, serious injury, burns, allergic reactions, if safety precautions are not followed.

In order to apply for the position, please contact the Auditor’s Office at 701-724-6241 # 1, to request an application and a full job description to be mailed or download the information on the Sargent County website.

Sargent County requires a resume to be submitted along with the job application. The job application and resume can be sent to the following email addresses listed below:

County Auditor:
Human Resources:

The position is open until filled. Sargent County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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