Equipment Operator, Stormwater-Part Year

  • 500 E. Third Street, Loveland, Colorado
  • Aug 29, 2023
Part Time Construction and Skilled Trades Public Works Water and Wastewater Treatment

Job Description


Performs the duties of an Equipment Operator for the Storm Water/Maintenance Division in the Public Works Department. Work hours are 10 hours per day four days per week, Monday through Thursday.

This position is a part year, 10 month max working 40 hours per week with Medical coverage option only.

The salary range for this position is $21.73- $29.38 per hour with a hiring range of $21.73 - $25.58, depending on qualifications and experience.

Position will remain open until filled.


Operates a variety of equipment such as; backhoe, tractor w/ mower, forklift, flusher truck, street sweeper, tandem-axle dump truck, dump truck w/snow plow and sander, liquid anti-icing/deicing truck, dump truck with roll-off, large jet spray-vacuum truck, etc. Will operate heavy equipment on a limited basis. Drives truck to deliver personnel and equipment to work sites; jackhammers asphalt/concrete to prepare site and ensures truck is stocked with necessary materials and tools; cleans debris from work sites; prepares vehicle mileage reports; performs routine maintenance on assigned vehicle; performs a pre-trip and post-trip DOT inspection of assigned equipment.


Performs other related duties as required and assigned.


Knowledge, skills and abilities:

Must possess knowledge of road and drainage construction and general maintenance principles. Must possess skill in the operation of light to medium equipment needed to construct, repair and maintain roads and drainage systems. Must possess knowledge of snow and ice control techniques, materials, and be able to operate snowplows with anti- icing/de-icing equipment. Must work safely and follow all established safety rules, regulations, and procedures. Must be able to follow verbal instructions and communicate effectively with co-workers, lead workers and supervisors. Must have a basic knowledge of the City's geography. Must be able to work odd hours, weekends and overtime, particularly during snow season and when flooding occurs.

Core competencies:

Accountability, Integrity, Transparency & Honoring the Public Trust, Collaboration, Innovation, Safety, Excellent Service with Courtesy and Kindness

Job specific competencies:

Job Knowledge, Equipment Operation, Reporting, Community Relations, Responsiveness

Education and/or experience:

Previous experience with street sweepers, tandem-axle dump trucks, backhoe, snow removal operations, and storm drainage maintenance is highly desirable.

Licensing and/or Certifications:

Must possess a valid Class "B" commercial driver's license with air brake endorsement. Tanker endorsement required or ability to obtain endorsement within 90 days of hire date. Flagging and Traffic Control Certificates highly desired. Confined Space Entry training and/or certification desired.

Material and equipment directly used:

Backhoe, tractor w/ mower, forklift, flusher truck, street sweeper, tandem-axle dump truck, dump truck w/snow plow and sander, liquid anti-icing/deicing truck, dump truck with roll-off, large jet spray-vacuum truck, pickups, air compressor, jackhammer, herbicide applicator, hand tools, shovel, pick, motorized hand tamper, weed eater, welding equipment, cold mix asphalt, road base, concrete, cell phone, calculator, photocopier, fax machine, , snow plan, snow maps, flood management plan, computer, two way radios, and etc. Must use personal protective equipment as required.

Working Environment/physical activities:

Requires bending, pushing, pulling, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, climbing, reaching, moving and placing objects (up to 50 lbs.), and performing strenuous manual labor to perform the essential functions of the job. Manual dexterity is required to complete work tasks through the safe operation of hand tools, power tools, motor vehicles, and construction equipment. Must be able to work in adverse conditions, such as: extreme weather variations, traffic noise, close proximity to moving vehicles, and around fuels and fumes. Confined space certification training will be provided by division and confined space entry will be required in some situations. Will be required to be on call for after hour and weekend emergency duty approximately every 6 weeks.

Must be able to reach the Streets Division's office/shop located at 2525 West 1 st Street, within 30 minutes. In anticipation of adverse weather conditions, preparedness for call back is expected. Will be expected to work overtime as needed.

Considered essential personnel required to report for duty in response to community emergencies (e.g. natural disaster, fire, flood, blizzard, etc.)

This job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee.

With over 300 days of sunshine, and just 30 miles from Rocky Mountain National Park in the heart of northern Colorado, Loveland is an ideal community for anyone to call home. Known as the Sweetheart City, this vibrant cultural hub is home to nearly 500 sculptures and public art installations, the world-famous Valentine Remail Program, and picturesque views of the Rocky Mountains. The community is bustling with a thriving arts, brewery, foodie and shopping scene. Enjoy headliner concert and theatre productions, professional hockey events, endless community recreation and open space opportunities, art and sculpture shows, and several local festivals. Loveland also boasts an award-winning golf course and an inclusive library and community center. Loveland, Colorado has EVERYTHING YOU LOVE!

In 2020, Loveland was the only Colorado City to win the Governor's Award for Downtown Excellence, is the top residential recycling City in the state for 4 consecutive years and has been ranked as one of the top places to live, work and raise a family in the U.S. and as one of the Most Idyllic Picturesque towns in America.

Apply today to join more than 800 employees who work to meet the core values of: Accountability & Integrity, Transparency & Honoring the Public Trust, Collaboration, Innovation, Safety, Excellent Service with Courtesy and Kindness. The City of Loveland is a diverse and welcoming community organization and our employees enjoy a competitive benefits program, various opportunities for growth and development, and an exceptional work-life balance.

A vibrant community, surrounded by natural beauty, where you belong!

Non Benefit Eligible Benefits Package Includes:

  • Retirement - 457 employee funded plan
  • Medical Leave - Up to 48 hours accrued. Accrue 1 hour of leave per 30 hours worked
  • Per the ACA, employees working 30 Plus hours per week are eligible to enroll in one of the two 2 medical plan options - HRA & ACO

Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The City of Loveland provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, genetic information, age, or any other status protected under federal, state, and/or local law.

Beginning on 8/1/2023, The City of Loveland will begin participating in E-Verify. In accordance with E-Verify requirements, upon your date of hire the City of Loveland will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. E-Verify Notice of Participation. Learn more about your right to work. Visit for more information.

A driving record and criminal history background check will be obtained pre-employment. Selection process will comply with DOT regulations including post-offer drug screening and previous employer safety performance request.

Job Address

500 E. Third Street, Loveland, Colorado 80537 United States View Map