Salt Lake County

Road Maintenance Wkr I

Job Locations US-UT-MIDVALE
Requisition ID 2023-35234
# of Openings
Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date
3 months ago(9/5/2023 4:10 PM)
SLCO Department (Portal Searching)
Public Works Operations
Location : Location
Location : Address
604 W 6960 S
Location : Postal Code
Position Type (Portal Searching)
Regular Full-Time (Merit)

Job Description

Salt Lake County…A career with a purpose in the community you love!

Salt Lake County invites you to explore our exciting career opportunities. We seek highly enthusiastic individuals to enrich our County with your experience and talent. If you enjoy working in a team environment that is committed to changing the lives of its community, please keep reading.

What it is like to work here:

At Salt Lake County our culture is woven into all aspects of our work and our employees’ lives, from the way we treat each other to the way we support the community.  To promote and foster a fun and healthy work environment, we appreciate employees through great benefits, a healthy work life balance and room to grow and develop.

Surround yourself with:

Peers who are motivated to make a difference in the lives of those we serve. We serve Salt Lake County and envision a safe and beautiful place for all to live work and have fun. Salt Lake County is about connecting people and championing our community.  Community is more than a place….its our heart and service that bring us together.

We encourage a work life balance:

Working for Salt Lake County is more than just a paycheck.  A career with /Salt Lake County includes several benefits and perks.  We support our employees with 12 Holidays, up to 24 vacation days, 12 sick days and one personal day every year.  We work in a hybrid environment giving you flexibility to manage working from home and being in office.

Additional Benefits include:

  • Retirement options for hybrid pension/401(k) or 401(k) only with a 10% contribution

Medical coverage including a 100% county paid premium option-Dental and Vision coverage including coverage for adult designees

  • Health Savings account with a county contribution up to $1200/year, Flexible Spending Account
  • 100% county-paid Long-Term Disability and Short-Term Disability option
  • Professional Development including professional membership fees paid
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Plus: Onsite medical clinic, childcare and gym; hospital insurance, pet insurance auto and home insurance and discounts at County facilities.



Performs a variety of entry-level road maintenance, landscaping, or flood control work depending on the specific crew and/or division.



Must possess a Class B Commercial Driver's License (CDL) at the time of hire OR obtain the Class B CDL within thirty (30) days of hire date to operate a Salt Lake County vehicle.

Must receive a verified negative test result on a mandatory drug test before starting in this position.

Will be subject to random alcohol and drug testing.

May be subject to post accident and reasonable suspicion alcohol and drug testing.




Road Maintenance Crew

  • Assists in crack sealing, patching, chip sealing, slurry seal preparation and resurfacing of roadways.
  • Prepares roadways for the application of asphalt by grading and compacting road base. Spreads and compacts asphalt.
  • Assists with concrete installation and removal. Assists in floating and finishing concrete.
  • Sets up traffic warning signs, traffic cones, barricades, and flags traffic.

Landscaping Crew

  • Mows lawns using a commercial riding mower.
  • Aerates and edges lawns.
  • Repairs sprinkler systems.
  • Plants/prunes trees and bushes; hauls away debris.
  • Controls weeds.

Flood Control Crew

  • Maintains stream channels, storm drains, flood gates, and other drainage structures by clearing debris and excess sediment.
  • Sets up traffic warning signs, traffic cones, barricades, and flags traffic.
  • Trims trees and bushes; hauls away debris.
  • Fills and places sand bags, and installs water pumps.
  • Removes ice-jams from streams.

Duties Performed by All District Workers

  • Removes snow from roadways.
  • Operates some heavy equipment.
  • Maintains tools and equipment by keeping them clean, repaired and stored securely when not in use; performs minor repairs.
  • Fills outs daily work reports and records vehicle mileage.

Additional Information

Every year SLC employees are eligible for:
o    13 Paid Holidays
o    12 Paid Sick Days
o    Up to 24 Paid Vacation Days per year (DOE)
o    Paid Maternity/Paternity Leave
o    Utah Retirement System Pension
o    10% Employer Contributions in Utah Retirement Options
o    Tuition Reimbursement
o    Medical Health Savings Account (HSA) or Traditional Medical Insurance
o    Medical HSA Plan No Premiums
o    HSA Front Load to employees $600 Individual/$1,200 Family
o    Dental insurance
o    Vision insurance
o    $25,000 Life Insurance
o    Many Additional Programs to Assist you
o   Sign-on Bonus $2,000


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