Seasonal-Full-Time Mower

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Dawes County
Job Description

POSITION TITLE: Mower

REPORTS TO: The Weed Superintendent / Highway Superintendent

JOB SUMMARY:

The mower is responsible for safely operating a tractor and mower to mow ditches and other areas effectively and efficiently as needed. This is a seasonal full-time position.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Safely mow, watching for obstacles including pedestrians, culverts, bridges, and fences.
  2. Maintain the mower as needed and required.
  3. Report all obstacles/items/obstructions that have been destroyed/damages while mowing or maintaining ditches and other areas to your supervisor.
  4. Must be able to maintain a positive attitude while dealing with many different personality types with citizens, co-workers, visitors, and the public in a variety of situations.
  5. Other duties as assigned.

ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  1. Must be a High School Graduate or GED.
  2. Must have a valid Driver’s License with a good driving record.
  3. Prefer experience and/or knowledge in operating a new tractor/equipment that has the advanced technology setup and operation systems.
  4. Must be able to work independently.
  5. Must be able to read maps and follow instructions.
  6. Must have mechanical skills and abilities.
  7. Able to lift 25-50 lbs.
  8. Able to work outside during all weather conditions as well as indoors on various occasions.
  9. Able to walk, stand, kneel, or stoop frequently.
  10. Able to clearly and effectively communicate with citizens, co-workers, visitors, and the public.
  11. Able to work proficiently with and around hazardous chemicals.
  12. Able to drive mower forward while looking to the side or behind to see what is being mowed.

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