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JOB VACANCY # JV 2022-22 (Equipment Operator II – Streets)


THE POSITION OF:                        Equipment Operator II


DEPARTMENT/DIVISION:            Public Works/Operations, Streets


CLASSIFICATION:                         AFSCME 2763 – Rank & File


POSTING DATE:                             March 3, 2022

PAY RATE:                                      $23.50/hour, 40 hours/week


Qualified, interested candidates must submit an employment application and a current resume at www.readingpa.govQuestions – Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..



Typical job duties may include but are not limited to:

  • Operate a loader, backhoe, street sweeper, roller, snow plow (large / small), salt spreader, compacter, tar kettle, bucket truck, leaf machines or any additional equipment as directed.
  • Work with small equipment, including: chain saws, plate whacker, jack hammer, tamper, street saw, etc.
  • Work independently or as part of a team assisting with snow removal, leaf collecting and/or road work.
  • May temporarily fill in for other departments within Public Works.
  • Must be able to work independently.
  • Duties may involve indoor and outdoor work of a physical nature as in physically raking or sweeping streets.


Educational/Experience Requirements:


  • High School or General Equivalency Diploma required.
  • Valid PA CDL Class B required.
  • Minimum two years of truck driving and heavy equipment experience.


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