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Road Maintenance Worker - Peoria

at Arapahoe County Sheriff

Pay: $18.50 to $22/hour
$18.5 - $22
Posted: 5/8/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 2314657

Job Description

Overall Job Objective


****This posting has been re-opened and if you have already applied,  you will not be able to apply to this posting again.****

The Arapahoe County Road and Bridge Division is seeking a highly motivated individual to join our team. You'll get the best training in the business and the support of an awesome team. The ideal candidate should possess the desire to work hard every day towards a team goal and enjoy performance based annual salary increases.

This job offers opportunities to work for a high performing organization that strives for excellence every day, in which employees are encouraged to grow professionally through personal development and increased responsibility.

Benefits of working for Arapahoe County Road and Bridge:

  • Annual salary increases based on hard work and attitude
  • Promotions based on hard work and attitude
  • Goal oriented workload
  • Excellent balance between hard work and time off provided each year
    • 15 - 8hr paid vacation days
    • 12 - 8hr paid holidays
    • 1 - 8hr paid personal holiday
    • 12 - 8hr paid sick days
    • 3 day weekends! 4 - 10hr work days are routine unless weather or other circumstances arise
    • Typical non flexible work hours are 7AM to 5PM Monday through Thursday
  • Insurance - please see benefits tab
  • Retirement - work at a career rather than another job
  • Uniforms and laundry service provided
  • All PPE provided including steel toe boots.
The primary duties of this position is to work directly with the asphalt paving and patching crew and to assist in a variety of asphalt repairs and to assist with snow removal during the winter months. This position requires a person who has the ability to work evenings, holidays, weekends and on-call for snow or other emergency events.
***Our anticipated hiring range based on final qualifications of candidate, $18.50 - $20 hourly.***

Check out this video showing a typical summer working day with your future asphalt patching team!


The following duty statements are illustrative of the essential functions of the job and do not include other non-essential or marginal duties that may be required. The County reserves the right to modify or change the duties or essential functions of this position at any time.

Primary duties include labor type work with the asphalt patching and paving program using a variety of hand tools such as shovels, picks, rakes, power saws, and jack hammers. Performs preparation and patching of damaged roadway areas with asphalt including shoveling, raking and tamping of the asphalt. Assists with traffic control set up and removal at the start and end of each shift and performs the duties of a flagger during traffic control situations such as controlling traffic at work site by flagging and/or placing barricades.
Works on an on-call basis for winter storm duty and other emergency conditions at all hours of the day or night. Removes snow from streets and other public thoroughfares; loads deicing material into trucks and spreads deicing material onto the roadway with tandem axle truck. Shift work for snowstorms may require 16 hour shifts or longer based on the severity of the storm.

Trains on small equipment such as patch truck, patch roller, forklift, tandem axle dump truck with snow plow, and skid steer.

Performs other duties as assigned.
Please note the typical hours of this position are 7:00 am to 5:00 pm Four days a week.


Basic knowledge to properly and safely operate and maintain hand and power tools and on occasion small equipment.

Ability to perform strenuous manual labor as required for extended periods of time.

Ability to follow oral and written instructions; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, other employees, and the general public.

High school graduation or GED equivalent.

One year experience with manual labor duties which can include: hand tools, shovels, picks, rakes, power drills, and jack hammers is required.

One year experience in general asphalt maintenance work, truck driving, or small equipment operation preferred.

Supplemental Information

Pre-employment testing includes an acceptable current motor vehicle check, background check, physical capabilities examination and drug screen.

Must have a current "R" driver's license and be able to obtain a CDL Class "B", with a tanker endorsement, driver's license within 90 days of hire.

Possession of a valid Colorado CDL Class "B" driver's license at time of hire is preferred but not required.

CDL training is provided

Must be able to obtain flagger certification within 10 days of hire.

Flagger training is provided.
As a regular full-time Arapahoe County employee you may be eligible for benefits such as:

Medical and Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Life and Supplemental Life Insurance, Short and Long Term Disability, Retirement Plan and Deferred Compensation Plan, Flexible Benefit Plan, Pre-paid Legal Service Plan,
Vacation and Sick leave time, Holiday pay, and the Training and Educational Reimbursement Program.

For a more detailed listing of our benefit programs, click on the MENU link on the left and then Benefits Summary.

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