Performs manual labor and specialized skilled work in the operation of one or more types of motorized equipment used in maintenance and construction operations for the Grounds Maintenance and Construction Division. Operates equipment such as dump trucks, farm tractors, and backhoes to dig trenches, spread dirt and gravel, haul mulch, infield mix and debris, and cut grass and weeds. Responsibilities also include performing a variety of construction/maintenance work such as assisting with construction of new buildings or remodeling of existing structures, maintaining athletic fields, and assisting with plumbing and irrigation work. Performs minor preventive maintenance on assigned equipment. Serves as senior lead worker to others assigned to projects.
High school graduate or equivalent, and 2 years of experience in the operation of motorized equipment; or any equivalent combination of education and experience.
Possession of a 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 is required, or must be willing to obtain such certification within 6 months of employment.
Safety shoes required.
Requires an acceptable criminal background check.
Work is performed outdoors under all types of weather conditions with exposure to the usual hazards associated with outside maintenance and construction.
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.
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 major portion of the day when doing construction/maintenance work.
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York County, VA - 16 months ago