Grounds Equipment Operator
VA Military Institute - Lexington, VA

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VMI is accepting applications for a full-time Grounds Equipment Operator. Operates trucks, tractors, backhoes, front-end loaders, mowers, snowplows and other equipment related to preventive and corrective maintenance. Responds to emergency situations as needed during and after hours. Performs manual labor with members of grounds crew in the maintenance of grounds and facilities when there is no need for heavy equipment operation. Monitors security of equipment and facilities, reporting unusual conditions to supervisor.

Minimum Qualifications
Requires knowledge of arithmetic, units of measure and equipment maintenance; working skill in the use of hand tools; ability to operate motor vehicles; valid driver's license; ability to follow written and oral instructions; ability to perform heavy manual labor; high school diploma/GED; basic computer skills.

Preferred Qualifications
First Aid and CPR certifications desired [required within 12 months from date of employment]; JLG Lift and Bucket Truck certificate [required within 6 months from date of employment]; Registered Technician pesticide license [required within 12 months from date of employment]

Special Requirements

About this company
U.S. News and World Report ranked VMI as the top public national liberal arts college for 2002. Located in Lexington, Va., VMI is the...