Truck Driver

Job Title: Truck Driver

Salary range: $33,800.00 to $46,779.20

Location: Benton, AR

Department: Street and Drainage Department

Hours: Full-Time Non-Exempt

Job Description:

Job Title:          Truck Driver (Street)                             Reports To:     Street Department Manager      

Department:      Street                                                  Pay Grade:       TBD

Division:           Street                                                  FLSA Status:   Non-Exempt

Direct Reports: None                                                   EEO Category: Service-Maintenance     


The Truck Driver transports equipment and materials to job sites for street repair within the jurisdiction of the city.


  • Transports various types of materials for street repair (asphalt, gravel, dirt, brush, etc.);
  • Transports heavy equipment to job sites as needed;
  • Conducts pre-trip and post-trip inspection on a daily basis;
  • Operates jackhammers, ditching tools, chainsaws, and other small gas-powered machinery;
  • Spreads asphalt, concrete, etc. to insure a smooth finish on job completion;
  • Assists in clearing and disposing of weeds, brush and limbs that fall in the right of way;
  • Assists in the mowing of ditching and right-of-way’s;
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • High School Diploma or GED;
  • Seven (7) to eleven (11) months of related work experience;
  • Valid Class B drivers’ license required:
  • Class A drivers’ license with Tanker Endorsement preferred;
  • Knowledge of street, drainage, and utility repair and maintenance preferred;
  • Knowledge of construction work in concrete, asphalt, water drainage systems preferred;
  • Skilled in the safe operation and maintenance of various types of commercial vehicles (dump truck, trailers, water and oil trucks), including in adverse weather conditions;
  • Ability to operator Jet Rod, chippers, paint machines, concrete saws, etc. used in roadway and pavement maintenance;
  • Ability to operate chainsaws, power tools, lawn equipment for right of way maintenance and storm clean-up;
  • Ability to perform manual labor and driving tasks in all types of weather;
  • Ability to interact with the public within the operations of the department;
  • Ability to follow written or oral instructions from supervisor or crew leader;
  • Ability to assess problem areas and report to supervisor for inspection or repair;
  • Must be available to work emergency hours for storm damage, ice and snow road repairs.


Up to $150,000


The following physical activities described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions and expectations.

While performing the functions of this job, the employee is continuously required to talk or hear; frequently required to walk, sit, reach with hands and arms; and occasionally required to stand, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 80 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision; and color vision.


The following work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually loud. The employee frequently works outside in adverse weather conditions, in an office environment and near moving mechanical part.

This job description should not be interpreted as all-inclusive.  It is intended to identify the essential functions and minimum qualifications of this job.  The incumbent(s) may be required to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this job description.  Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign job-related responsibilities and tasks to this job at any time.  Certain functions are understood to be essential; these include, but are not limited to, attendance, getting along with others, and dealing with and working under stress.  Any essential function of this class will be evaluated as necessary should an incumbent/applicant be unable to perform the function or requirement due to a disability as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).  Reasonable accommodation for the specific disability will be made for the incumbent/applicant when possible.


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