Maintenance Worker I - Maple Portal

Douglas County

  • Heavy Equipment Operator
  • Laborer | Technician
  • Maintenance|Repair
  • General Laborer
  • Heavy Equipment Operator
  • Licensed Skilled Trades
  • Other, Licensed|Skilled Trade
  • Other
  • Transportation|Driver
  • Mechanic

The Douglas County Highway Department is seeking a Maintenance Worker I to fill the Maple, WI Highway location. A Maintenance Worker I serves as an operator of motorized equipment used to plow snow in winter months, construction, repair and general road maintenance of Douglas County roadways.
This position could be required to work night shifts for the winter season, which typically ranges from 5-6 months out of the year. Specific shifts may vary throughout the season. Maintenance Workers must be available on-call and during inclement weather throughout the winter season for maintaining county and state plow routes. There will be a pay differential for night shift hours.
Position anticipated to be filled in January 2019. Salary based upon 2019 pay grade order.


The work of the Maintenance Worker I involves the safe and efficient operation of equipment which includes, but is not limited to, trucks, pay loaders, rollers, and snowplows. Duties may include general labor and the minor repair and maintenance of equipment. The work is performed under the general supervision of a Working Foreman.
Operates the following listed equipment and any additional type allocated to these classes as assigned, in the construction, repair and maintenance of County roadways: 2 axle truck, 23-000 GVW or more, 4WD truck - 24,000 GVW or more, Rollers, Steamers, Mulcher, Tandems, Brush Chipper, Patrol truck (State Section), Tractors/Mowers, Rotary Broom, Concrete Mixer, Front End Loaders, Air Compressors (All other units not specified shall fall into this category until a class determination is made).).


High School Diploma or or GED Required. Must possess a Wisconsin Commercial Driver's License (CDL) with appropriate class and endorsements. Minimum of one (1) year experience operating heavy equipment other than dump trucks or related experience is desirable. Employee must furnish some small hand tools.

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