Job Details

Utility Worker

Washington County, Hillsboro, OR

Job - Government

Close Date: 02/17/2019

Do you enjoy the great outdoors, rain or shine? How about making the roads and landscapes on roadways better for the citizens of Washington County? If so, Come Lead with Us by joining the Operations and Maintenance division within the Department of Land Use and Transportation as a Utility Worker.

The Utility Worker performs a variety of routine and semi-skilled manual labor tasks connected with the maintenance of the county roadway systems. Tasks include: landscaping, bridge repair, vegetation control, traffic control devices, pavement markings and drainage maintenance. Successful candidates also operate light trucks and motorized equipment as needed; and assists with emergency situations such as flooded roadways, plugged culverts, and downed trees as it relates to the transportation system. Work is typically performed in a team setting.

This recruitment is for four (4) full-time, benefited opportunity and up to four (4) seasonal, non-benefited full-time positions. The seasonal positions will last for a maximum of 6 months.

Education and Experience
A high school diploma or equivalent.
Six (6) months of experience in a construction or road maintenance environment is preferred.

Additional Licenses, Certificates, Physical Abilities, and Specialty Requirements
The ability to secure Work Zone Traffic Controller certification within 30 days of employment is a requirement.

Environmental Conditions
Work is frequently performed on irregular shifts and hours under extreme conditions including emergency situations, inclement weather, unstable ground, heavy traffic, high noise levels, dust, poor visibility, at extreme heights and in close proximity to heavy equipment.

To apply for this position, please visit our website at This position will close on Sunday, February 17, 2019 at 11:59 p.m.

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