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NOW HIRING - Equipment Operator II - Max

Posted 9/09/22 (Fri)

Are you looking for a rewarding career in public service that allows you to work independently while enjoying long weekends nine months of the year? If your answer is an enthusiastic yes then please keep reading! 

Our McLean County Highway Department team is seeking to fill one or more positions as full-time Equipment Operator II(s) in the Max area.  Applications will be accepted until 4:00 P.M. on Wednesday, October 5, 2022. 

The new team member must reside within 40 minutes travel time of the Garrison Highway Shop. Under supervision, you will perform a variety of skilled and semi-skilled work in the operation of heavy equipment (primarily motor graders) utilized in road construction, snow removal, bridge projects, maintenance and other repair projects. To view the complete job description, visit our website,

Benefits of working for McLean County:

 competitive starting salary starting at $44,068.01 with a full salary range of $44,068.01 - $64,563.20;

 fully employer-funded participation in ND Public Employees Retirement System defined benefit retirement program;

 fully employer-funded low deductible, health insurance for either single or family coverage;

 flexible work schedule;

 access to employee funded dental, vision, disability, deferred compensation, and flexible medical spending accounts; and,

 paid holidays along with annual and sick leave.

Preference will be given to applicants with prior experience in operation and routine maintenance of construction equipment. High school diploma and class A North Dakota Driver’s License with tanker and air brake endorsement is REQUIRED on the first day of work. 

For further information on the position or to obtain a McLean County job application, interested individuals may contact Lori by phone at (701) 462-8541; via email at; or visit  Résumés may be included with the application, but will not be accepted in place of an official application. 

McLean County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.