Fort Bend County

  • Equipment Operator - Drainage District

    Job Locations US-TX-Rosenberg
    Posted Date 3 years ago(2/24/2016 10:54 AM)
    Job Code
    # of Openings
    Min Start Salary
    USD $1,179.20/Bi.
    Operator/Skilled Trade
  • Overview

    Operates light and heavy equipment to maintain County roads, bridges and rights of way and County's network of drainage channels. Participates in planning of programs, policies or objectives for own work group and department.


    Sprays herbicide and insecticide chemicals along drainage channels, ditches and road easements. Repairs signs, fences and watergates; performs concrete work. Patches pot holes and grades drainage channels and elevations. Mows county drainage channels, ditches and road easements. Prepares and submits reports regarding chemical usage. Sprays and spreads seeds and fertilizer along drainage channels and easements. Performs shop duties and other duties as necessary. Accountable for all equipment and uniforms issued. Participates in activities and duties related to emergency management during a local state of disaster as directed by appropriate county managers.


    High School Diploma/GED; One year job related experience.  Good driving skills, good verbal and written communication skills; good interpersonal skills and ability to deal effectively with the public and other employees; ability to understand and follow instructions and complete assignment in a timely fashion; general working knowledge of and ability to operate required equipment.  Valid Texas Commercial Driver’s License (or able to obtain within 89 days of employment).  Herbicide and Insecticide Certification (must be obtained within 6 months of employment)


    SALARY RANGE: Operator/Skilled Trade Grade 5, $1,179.20 biweekly based on applicants qualifications

    CLOSING DATE:  Upon filling position


    All full-time and part-time employees are members of the Texas County District Retirement System (TCDRS).

    Full-time employees also enjoy a wide-range of great benefits.


    Fort Bend County is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate

    on the basis of race, color, age, sex, religion, disability or national

    origin, or any other reason protected by law.



    To be considered for employment, all interested candidates must complete the required Fort Bend County online employment application located at




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