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Equipment Operator - Street

Posted: 05/19/2023

    2023-ST-Multiple 10/2/2023 STANDING POSTING
JOB TITLE Equipment Operator
STATUS  Full-time  Classified Service*  
SALARY Will be determined based on vacancy available.
Equipment Operator I – Salary Grade 11 – Min. $16.47 Max $25.05 (Hourly)
Equipment Operator II – Salary Grade 13 – Min. $18.17 Max $27.65 (Hourly)
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES Equipment Operator I – may operate equipment in the repair and maintenance of city streets
• Equipment Operator II – will operate a truck along an assigned route to collect solid waste
Performs other duties as assigned  *Full job description available upon request or at our website –
MINIMUM QUALIFCATIONS •Ability to read, write and perform mathematical calculations at a level commonly associated with the completion of high school or equivalent;
•Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position, usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/internship or having had a similar position for one to two years;
•Must possess a current and valid Alabama Class B Commercial Driver’s License (CDL).
  • For Equipment Operator I classification Class B CDL requirement may be fulfilled during the first six months of employment.
  • For Equipment Operator II classification Class B CDL must be held at the time of application.
HOW TO APPLY** The City of Decatur is an Equal Opportunity Employer.   We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, disability or any other protected status.
Employment Applications are available on our website at, or from the Human Resources Department at City Hall-2nd Floor Tower, 402 Lee St NE, Decatur, AL 35602. 
Completed employment application, with current resume (if available), must be returned to the City of Decatur Human Resources Department by the posting closing date.  May be delivered in person or:
Mailed to: P. O. Box 1984, Decatur, AL 35602
Emailed to:
Faxed to: (256) 341-4895
The Human Resources Department may be contacted at (256) 341-4890
**Due to the volume of responses received, we will not be able to provide a status of consideration.  Candidates who have been selected for the next step in the review process will be notified.

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