Street Maintenance – City of Spencer – Spencer, IA

The City of Spencer is now accepting applications to fill 2 full-time Street Maintenance positions to work Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm.

Starting pay range is $ 20.01 – $21.15 per hour, depending on experience.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Operate multiple types of City equipment: snow plow, front-end loader, spreader, roller, tractor, auger truck or comparable equipment as assigned
  • Service and make minor repairs to equipment;
  • Charge out materials to jobs;
  • Cut brush and operate chainsaw;
  • Paint street barricades;
  • Perform rough carpentry work;
  • Mix cement;
  • Finish cement with finishing machine or by trowel;
  • Lay brick for manholes and catch basins;
  • Build curbs with cement; Build forms for cement;
  • Cut cast iron pipe and concrete tile;
  • Repair park equipment such as swings, slides, merry‑go‑round and cabins;
  • Weeds and maintain flower beds; Fertilize and spray plants and trees;
  • Stripe and mark streets, parking lots and curbs;
  • Maintain street signs; Make and repair barricades and signs;
  • Make stencils for use in street marking;
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Iowa CDL Class B with Air Brakes & Tank Endorsement with acceptable driving record
  • Skills in the operation of heavy equipment under all types of weather conditions
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions
  • Good knowledge of traffic and safety rules, and accident prevention practices
  • Ability to make minor repairs to and adjust heavy equipment
  • Ability to communicate effectively and tactfully with the public
  • Reliable attendance
  • Must be able to lift 60 lbs on a continuous basis and up to 120 lbs or more periodically, raking & shoveling
  • Ability to pass employment physical and drug/alcohol testing
  • Ability to work inside and/or outside and be exposed to extreme cold & heat, noise, vibration; mechanical, electrical & chemical hazards, atmospheric conditions that affect the respiratory system or skin; may be required to wear a respirator, be in confined spaces or in darkness/poor lighting conditions and isolation. May work in trenches & climb steps/ladders.

Full benefit package with Low Cost Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance; Life Insurance provided; IPERS & 457b Retirement. 11 Paid holidays & Accrued sick leave and vacation.


Successful candidates will be required to pass drug screening prior to employment. EOE. Position open until filled.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $20.01 – $21.15 per hour


  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday


  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)


  • CDL B with air brakes & tank endorsement (Required)

Work Location:

  • Multiple locations

Work Remotely:

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