Equipment Operator Job at City of Defiance, Ohio – Defiance, OH



The City of Defiance is accepting resumes or applications for the position of Equipment Operator working in the Public Works or Wastewater divisions. Under close supervision operates heavy and light motorized equipment to assist in the construction or maintenance of waterlines, sewer lines, streets or other City property. Performs other related duties as required. Must have the ability to operate a variety of light and heavy equipment including dump truck, graders, bulldozers, street sweeper, backhoe and other heavy equipment. Must be able to perform heavy physical labor for extended periods of time under possible adverse weather conditions.

QUALIFICATIONS to apply for this position are a high school diploma or equivalent, Preferred POSSESSION of a valid State of Ohio CLASS B COMMERCIAL DRIVER’S LICENSE, and at least ONE-YEAR experience working as an equipment operator. A tanker endorsement is required for positions in the Wastewater division. This position is in the AFSCME Union, and the hourly rate is not negotiable.

Resumes or a City Application along with a list of addresses and phone numbers for three professional references should be sent to: Human Resources, City of Defiance, 631 Perry Street, Defiance, Ohio 43512. Applications can be found at www.Cityofdefiance.com under the Human Resources tab. The City of Defiance Civil Service Rules, Section 50.11, provides for credit for Military Service. Applicants with Military Service must provide a copy of Form DD-214 at time of application for consideration. Eligibility for this benefit is determined by Ohio Revised Code Section 143.16. Deadline for accepting application or resume is: Tuesday, May 31, 2022 at 4:00 p.m. The City of Defiance is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Type: Full-time


  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

Application Question(s):

  • Do you have a tanker endorsement on your CDL?


  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)


  • Heavy equipment operation: 1 year (Required)


Work Location: Multiple Locations

About the Company

Company: City of Defiance, Ohio –

Company Location:  Defiance, OH

Estimated Salary:

Upload your CV/resume or any other relevant file. Max. file size: 80 MB.

About City of Defiance, Ohio -