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Equipment Operator II (Grounds Maintenance)

Company: County of York
Location: Yorktown
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Description Performs specialized skilled work in the operation of one or more types of motorized heavy equipment used in maintenance and construction operations for the Grounds Maintenance and Construction Division. Operates a variety of heavy and medium equipment to include dump trucks, farm tractors, and backhoes to dig trenches, spread dirt and gravel, haul dirt and debris, and cut grass and weeds. Responsible for performing certain minor preventive maintenance on all assigned equipment. Minimum Qualifications High school graduate or equivalent, and 1 to 2 years of experience in the operation of heavy motorized equipment or any combination of training and experience.Possession of a Class A Commercial driver's license issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia with good driving record mandatory.Certification as a State Category 60 Registered Technician for pesticide application required or, must be willing to obtain such certification within 6 months of employment.Safety shoes required.Requires an acceptable criminal background check. Supplemental Information Work is performed outdoors under all types of weather conditions with exposure to the usual hazards associated with outside maintenance and construction work.This position is considered an Essential Position (County designation as ALPHA) which requires the employee to report to work during inclement and extreme weather conditions, often outside normally scheduled work hours, or as notified by a supervisor.DMV records and criminal background checks conducted prior to employment. Physical Demands Must be physically able to operate a variety of machinery and equipment including tractors, front end loaders, excavators, compactors, bulldozers, etc., and hand tools including shovels, wrenches, carpentry tools, laser and grades rods, torches, etc. Must be able to lift between 50 and 75 pounds, and be able to stand, bend, and stoop for a portion of the day when doing construction or maintenance work.For a more detailed description: View Document The County of York offers a comprehensive benefit package for full-time employees to include medical and dental insurance, health savings accounts, VRS retirement, group life insurance, deferred compensation, flexible spending accounts, paid holidays, and paid leave. 01 Do you have a high school diploma or GED? Yes No 02 Do you have a valid commercial driver's license? No Yes, Class A Yes, Class B Other 03 Do you have experience operating heavy mowing equipment? Yes No 04 List below the types of heavy mowing equipment you have operated before? If you have not operated this type of equipment before, type "None". 05 Are you certified as a State Category 60 Registered Technician for pesticide application? Yes No 06 If you have previously been employed as a lead worker, describe your experience training and/or directing the work of others. If you do not have experience as a lead worker, type "None". 07 If selected for this position, you will be considered an essential employee (County designation as ALPHA) and will be required to report to work during inclement and extreme weather conditions, often outside normally scheduled work hours. Are you able to comply with this provision? Yes No 08 Were you encouraged to apply for this particular position by a current York County government employee? If so, please write their full name and the department or division they work in below. Otherwise, write N/A. 09 Are you a current York County government employee? (This does not include employment with the Offices of General District Court, York-Poquoson Social Services, Colonial Behavioral Health, or York County Schools. Yes No Required Question

Keywords: County of York, Newport News , Equipment Operator II (Grounds Maintenance), Professions , Yorktown, Virginia

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