Equipment Operator, Streets-Temporary

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

Job Description


Perform the duties of an Equipment Operator for the Streets Division in the Public Works Department. Employee will report to the crew supervisor assigned to the specific work task. Summer work hours are 6:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. four days per week and are expected to work overtime as needed.

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 hiring range of $21.73 - $25.58 depending on qualifications and experience.

Position will remain open until filled.

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  • Alley Crew
    • Operates a variety of equipment including; tandem axel dump truck, front-end loader, tractor, pavement roller, mowing equipment.
    • Spread road base with dump truck.
    • Uses hand tools including rake, shovel, weed whip.
    • Cleans debris from work site.
    • Performs routine maintenance on assigned equipment.
    • Other duties as assigned.
  • Paving Crew
    • Operates a variety of equipment including tandem axel dump truck, front-end loader, pavement roller, other miscellaneous paving equipment.
    • Rakes and shovels hot mix asphalt and road base.
    • Hauls equipment by trailer
    • Jack-hammers asphalt to prepare site for patching; drives truck to deliver personnel and equipment to work sites.
    • Cleans debris from work sites.
    • Performs routine maintenance on assigned vehicle.
    • Other duties as assigned.


Knowledge, skills and abilities:

Knowledge of the operation of construction equipment such as; front-end loaders, pavement rollers, dump trucks, tractors, etc. Must follow oral instructions and communicate effectively with co-workers of all levels.

Core Competencies:

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

Education and/Experience:

Previous work experience on a street paving crew, mowing operations, spraying weeds with chemicals, and alley/road maintenance is desirable.

Licensure and/or certifications:

Must possess a valid Colorado Class B commercial driver's license with an Air Brake Endorsement. Must have a tanker endorsement or obtain within 30 days of hire.

Material and equipment directly used

Shovels, rake, asphalt rake, front-end loader, jackhammer, single and tandem axle truck, asphalt roller, tractor and mower, sweeper

Working Environment/physical activities:

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