City of Enid

  • Roadway Maintenance Worker

    Deadline for Applications
    Employee Group
    Work Schedule
    Regular – 8 hour shift, typically 7:00 AM – 3:30 PM. Monday-Friday; 24-hour call, after hours and weekends, as required.
    Regular Full-Time
    USD $11.13/Hr.
    740 Stormwater and Roadway Maintenance
  • Position Description




    POSITION TITLE: Roadway Maintenance Worker                                 FLSA STATUS: Non-Exempt


    DEPARTMENT: Stormwater and Roadway Maintenance                        EMPLOYEE CLASS: AFSCME


    POSITION CODE: 17-500                                             


    POSITION REPORTS TO: Stormwater and Roadway Maintenance Supervisor, Foreman


    POSITIONS SUPERVISED: None                                 


    BLS COMPARABLE: 47-4051, Highway Maintenance Worker

    Leadership: Provides co-worker leadership to others through motivation, team building,

    and providing feedback.    



    • Subject to post offer, pre-employment drug screen.
    • Subject to post offer, pre-employment physical examination/medical history check.
    • Subject to a pre-employment criminal background check.
    • As a position directly affecting the safety of others, the employee will be required to comply with all provisions of City of Enid’s substance abuse policy, including random drug and alcohol testing.
    • Possession of a valid Oklahoma Driver’s License with an acceptable driving record.
    • Must have a telephone.
    • Due to “on-call status”, must be able to report to work within 30 minutes.
    • Must be 18 years of age.

    POSITION PURPOSE: To ensure the quality and safety of city streets, alleys, and drainage ditches to Enid residents through efficient operation of the Streets Division.



    • Manually excavate and repair city streets, alleys, and drainage ditches.
    • Operate power saw, mowers, compressors, jack hammers, snow plow, concrete machine, chain saws, etc.
    • Start engine, moves throttle, controls, and levers to operate basic equipment including patch truck, 2 ton truck, salt and sand truck.
    • Haul and spread sand, gravel, and clay to fill washouts and repair road shoulders.
    • Erect, install, or repair guardrails, road shoulders, beams, highway markers, and warning signals, using hand tools and power tools.
    • Daily inspection of equipment, greases, oils, and performs light maintenance and repairs on city equipment.
    • Communicate with public about minor repairs.
    • Trim trees, remove branches, clean ditches and drains, and mow and edge grass along streets and roadways.
    • Gather and remove litter from streets, alleys, culverts, catch basins, drop inlets, ditches, and other drain structures.
    • Provide assistance to other departments as needed.
    • Perform other duties as required.




    • The Roadway Department runs smoothly and efficiently.
    • Heavy Equipment Operators are adequately assisted.
    • Equipment is clean and well maintained.
    • Directions are followed regarding highway maintenance procedures.
    • Effective working relations exist with City personnel.
    • New employees are well trained and assisted. Management is appropriately informed.
    • Employee understands and adheres to applicable safety policies.
    • The City’s professional reputation is maintained.



    EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:                  No prior experience or training.


    REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE:                    Mechanical — Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.


    SKILLS/ABILITIES:                              Ability to use basic equipment related to street maintenance and snow removal.

    Handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

                                                               Accurate and attentive to detail.

    Good communications and public relations abilities.

    Ability to assist and support others.



    FINGER DEXTERITY:                      Manual dexterity sufficient to work with the fingers.

    VISUAL ABILITIES:                          Normal vision, with or without corrective lenses.

                                                          Distance vision, close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


    PHYSICAL STRENGTH:                   PDC Level: Very Heavy Employee lifts/carries 50 lbs occasionally (33% of the time or 1-100 times per day) Requires exertion of push/pull strength of 80-100 lbs frequently.  Very heavy physical activity required performing strenuous daily activities. Prolonged overhead reaching and lifting; standing; walking and balancing, and frequent twisting and bending. Periodic shoveling requiring lifting from ground to waist to shoulder..


    LANGUAGE/COMPREHENSION:     Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients and other employees of the organization.


    REASONING ABILITY:                     Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few variables in standardized situations.


    MATHEMATICS ABILITY:                 Ability to perform very basic math skills including adding and subtracting two digit numbers, multiplying and dividing with 10’s and 100’s. Ability to perform these operations using units of money and weight or distance measurement.

    WORK SCHEDULE/HOURS:      Regular – 8 hour shift, typically 7:00 AM – 3:30 PM. Monday-Friday

                                                    Hours change with Daylight Savings.

                                                    24-hour call, after hours and weekends, as required.

                                                    Overtime as required.

    May be required to work nights and weekends during flooding and snow and ice events, 10-12 hours.


    Other–Variable lunch period and breaks in coordination with other office personnel.

    WORK CONDITIONS:                Outdoors exposed to changing weather conditions (for instance, rain, snow, sun, wind, etc.).           


    Noise level:                             Very Loud. Hearing protection required.


    Other work conditions:             Frequent exposure to air contamination, toxic, or caustic chemicals.

                                                    Frequent vibration.

                                                    Frequent work near moving mechanical parts.

                                                    Frequent work in high precarious places where the possibility of falling exists.

                                                    Frequent work around traffic.






    3-5 years related experience.

    6+ years related experience.

    Ability to operate street sweeper, backhoe, loader.

    Class B CDL.

    Knowledge of paint procedures.

    Expert knowledge of paint procedures.

    Knowledge of applicable safety standards and work zones.

    Ability to fill in for Heavy Equipment Operator for a short period.

    Valid CPR Certification.

    Expert knowledge of applicable safety standards and work zones.








    Job descriptions assist organizations in ensuring that the hiring process is fairly administered and that qualified employees are selected.


    All descriptions have been reviewed to ensure that only essential functions and basic duties have been included. Peripheral tasks, only incidentally related to each position, have been excluded. Requirements, skills, and abilities included have been determined to be the minimal standards required to successfully perform the positions. In no instance, however, should the duties, responsibilities, and requirements delineated be interpreted as all inclusive. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate.


    In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, it is possible that requirements may be modified to reasonably accommodate disabled individuals. However, no accommodations will be made which may pose serious health or safety risks to the employee or others or which impose undue hardships on the organization.


    I have reviewed this job description and I can perform the essential functions of this position, with or without, reasonable accommodations. I have also received or have been offered a copy of this job description.


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