New Traffic alert – Charles St from Lincolnway East to Vistula Rd restricted to thru traffic. (6/4-8/16) Access to Twin Branch Park and parking lot is open. NIPSCO has also notified the City of Mishawaka that a very necessary and immediate repair/maintenance is going to take place on their 16″ Steel Pipeline on southbound 331.  There will be partial lane closure southbound 331 starting Wednesday, 6/5/2024 on 331 near Dragoon Trail and Dragoon Trail will be closed west of 331 (1,600 feet) for excavation.  The work may take longer than five days to complete. It will most likely take crews five days to repair the line with additional days to do inspection and clean up/restore the excavation area. NIPSCO is looking at closer to being in that area for two weeks.    
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Group 3 Operator

Website City of Mishawaka

POSITION: Group 3 Operator

DEPARTMENT: Central Services

WORK SCHEDULE: Varies

SALARY: $21.46 per hour

JOB CATEGORY: LTC (Labor, Trades, Crafts)

DATE WRITTEN: October 2022                STATUS: Full-time
DATES REVISED:                                       FLSA STATUS: Non-exempt

To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function of the position satisfactorily. The requirements listed in this document are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. The City of Mishawaka provides reasonable accommodations to qualified employees and applicants with known disabilities who require accommodation to complete the application process or perform essential functions of the job, unless those accommodations would present an undue hardship.

Incumbent serves as Central Services Group 3 Operator for the City of Mishawaka, responsible for performing manual labor and facility, grounds, and street maintenance and repairs using various light equipment and power/hand tools.

DUTIES

Performs facility maintenance, including, but not limited to, cleaning city-owned facilities, performing light maintenance work, and interior and exterior painting.

Performs grounds maintenance, including, but not limited to, mowing, mixing and applying fertilizers and weed control liquids, maintenance of trees/shrubs, and landscaping.

Performs road maintenance, including, but not limited to, patching holes, crack sealing, paving, picking up dead animals, and removing debris from right of way and inlet surfaces. May assist in traffic painting and sign repairs, leaf pickup, and snow removal.

Performs traffic control, including, but not limited to, setting up barricades, directing traffic, and setting up portable signs.

Cleans and maintains equipment.

Works at recycling facility as required.

Performs related duties as assigned.

I. SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:

High school diploma or HSE.

Must be at least 18 years of age.

Ability to meet all hiring requirements including passage of a drug screening.

Working knowledge of and ability to make practical application of department safety policies and procedures and applicable OSHA safety policies and procedures.

Working knowledge of and ability to apply practices and procedures of maintenance and repair of facilities, grounds, and streets.

Working knowledge of standard English grammar, spelling, and punctuation, with ability to read instructions/work orders and prepare documents.

Ability to properly operate various light equipment and hand/power tools, including but not limited to mop, broom, shovel, rake, chain saw, mowers, tractors, weed whips, ice resurfacer, hand sprayers, trailers, vehicles, paint sprayers, pressure washers, portable cleaning systems, floor cleaners/buffers, floor sweepers, air compressors, air hammers, snow blowers, power tampers, barricades, traffic control equipment, and other equipment as needed.

Ability to physically perform essential duties of the position, including standing/walking for long periods, walking on uneven terrain, lifting/carrying/pushing/pulling objects weighing over 50 pounds, handling/grasping/fingering objects, crouching/kneeling, bending/reaching, driving, close/far vision, color/depth perception, hearing sounds/communication, and speaking clearly. Effort is exerted regularly, strain may be intense, and moderate physical dexterity is required.

Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing with co-workers, other City/County/ State departments and agencies, and the public, including being sensitive to professional ethics, gender, cultural diversities, and disabilities.

Ability to comply with all employer and department policies and work rules, including, but not limited to, attendance, safety, drug-free workplace, and personal conduct.

Ability to provide public access to or to maintain confidentiality of department records and information according to State requirements.

Ability to work alone with minimum supervision and with others in a team environment, work on several tasks at the same time, and work rapidly for long periods, occasionally under time pressure.

Ability to understand, memorize, retain, and carry out oral and written instructions and present findings in oral or written form.

Ability to apply knowledge of people/locations and plan/layout assigned work projects.

Possession of valid Indiana driver’s license with ability to safely operate City vehicles.

II. RESPONSIBILITY:

Incumbent performs a variety of duties, with work schedules and priorities determined by supervisor. Assignments are guided by definite objectives using a variety of methods/procedures. Assignments follow standard operating procedures or policy and procedural manuals, and employee must have supervisor’s permission to deviate. Incumbent has little flexibility in the job.

Incumbent reports directly to Street Commissioner.

III.  PHYSICAL EFFORT

Incumbent’s duties involve standing/walking for long periods, walking on uneven terrain, lifting/carrying/pushing/pulling objects weighing over 50 pounds, handling/grasping/ fingering objects, crouching/kneeling, bending/reaching, driving, close/far vision, color/depth perception, hearing sounds/communication, and speaking clearly. Effort is exerted regularly, strain may be intense, and moderate physical dexterity is required.

IV. WORKING CONDITIONS:

Incumbent performs a majority of duties in outdoor and indoor environments, involving working in wet/icy surroundings and extreme hot/cold temperatures, working near chemicals and fumes/odors/dust/dirt, noise, vibrations, and possibly dangerous conditions. Safety precautions must be followed at all times, including wearing protective clothing or equipment.

APPLICATION:
Resumes/applications may be submitted via email, fax, regular mail, or in person to:
Mail:
Human Resources
City of Mishawaka
100 Lincolnway West
Mishawaka, Indiana 46544
Fax: (574) 254-0197
Email: humanresources@mishawaka.in.gov

To apply for this job email your completed application to humanresources@mishawaka.in.gov

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