Lyon County is hiring a full time Heavy Equipment Operator to operate motor graders and specialized equipment used in the repair and general maintenance of highways and related areas for Lyon County. Under the general supervision of the Highway Maintenance Superintendent, this position is responsible for operating motor graders; performing manual labor, preventative maintenance, building maintenance, and additional tasks as assigned. Employees may be required to work overtime, including early mornings and weekends. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS High school diploma, or GED; with a minimum of one year experience in motor grader operation, maintenance, or related field; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this position.  Must possess a Class "A" CDL and obtain CPR/First Aid certification within six (6) months of hire. Position is overtime eligible with a salary range of $19.34-$27.07 and offers a full benefit package.  A county application form is required and may be picked up at the Lyon Administrator’s Office at: 607 West Main Street, Marshall, MN 56258. Or, visit the Lyon County website at www.co.lyon.mn.us to retrieve an application and job description. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a county application. Application materials are due by Friday, August 18, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. Send, email, or fax to:

Lyon County
ATTN: HR Director
607 W. Main St.
Marshall, MN   56258
Fax: 1-507-537-4073

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Human Resources

Carolyn McDonald
Human Resources Director
607 W. Main Street
Marshall, MN 56258
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