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Light Equipment Operator

Light Equipment Operator


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Light Equipment Operator (Highway)

The City of Woonsocket, Rhode Island is conducting a search for a Light Equipment Operator.  Working under general supervision of the Director of Public Works Department, the person in this position would operate light trucks and other motor equipment under 3½ tons.  Performs a variety of manual labor and semi-skilled maintenance work while not operating equipment.  Specific duties include, but are not limited to, the following:  maintenance and cleaning of streets, sewers and water mains, and the collection and disposal of rubbish; makes adjustments and minor repairs to equipment operated and services equipment.  A high school diploma, or a GED equivalent, is required, and with one (1) year of service as laborer with the City and one (1) year experience as a truck driver.  Must possess a CDL license.

Application deadline:     Friday, April 23, 2021

Union:                              Local 670

Weekly Rate:                   $676.16 to $703.87 per week   [M38B]

Hours of Work:               40 Hours

Examination Date:          Saturday, May 1, 2021 at 9:00 a.m.

                                          Hamlet Middle School (Front Building)

                                          60 Florence Drive, Woonsocket, RI  02895

To Apply:  We offer a competitive benefit and compensation package.  For more information on this position including a full position description and application, please visit the “Employment” section on the City of Woonsocket website  Please forward your completed application and resume to Nikki Aphonphanh, Personnel Division, City of Woonsocket, 169 Main Street, Woonsocket, RI 02895; you may send your employment information electronically to

About Woonsocket:  Located in Rhode Island’s Blackstone Valley, the City of Woonsocket is a vibrant, urban community and is surrounded by the growing suburban communities of Lincoln, Cumberland and North Smithfield, and boasts a positive business climate where City officials and the business community work together to build a strong economy.  Woonsocket is centrally located in the Boston/Worcester/Providence triangle, and home to CVS Corporation, a Fortune 500 company.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Education Level : High School

Experience Level : Entry Level

Job Function : General

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