Tractor Operator - Golf Club
Department of the Army - Fort Jackson, SC

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Receives oral and written instructions from supervisor or a higher graded Tractor Operator. Instructions are provided on the transporting of material and equipment in the warehouse; limited maintenance on tractors; towing; and required plowing, or spreading fertilizer. Supervisor checks completed work for compliance with instructions and standard operating procedures.
  • Direct Deposit is required
  • Social Security card is required
  • Copy of valid Driver's License required


Incumbent operates a warehouse-type tractor to transport material and equipment; or operate light-weight mowing tractors. Tows such vehicles as wheeled trailers, dump carts and skids that are connected to the tractor with simple coupling device such as pin and eye. Transports materials, furniture and supplies in a warehouse or between facilities within the installation. May be required to load and unload cargo in trailers ensuring that towed vehicles are properly loaded and connected to the tractor. Performs limited operator maintenance on tractors. Primarily works on improved surfaces, transporting materials through warehouses, parking areas, and roads. Performs other duties as assigned.

Must have a working knowledge of tractor controls for starting, stopping, and maneuvering the tractor and towed vehicles in congested warehouse. Must have knowledge of pick-up and delivery locations within the activity. Must have knowledge of operating characteristics of the tractor and the carrying capacity of the towed vehicle. Must be skilled in judging clearances, heights, and turning angles of the tractor and towed vehicles. Must know the location of grease fittings and fluid reservoirs and be able to grease the vehicles; replenish oil and perform other limited maintenance on tractors.

Performs the duties according to oral instructions or on work orders and shipping documents and follows established pick-up and delivery schedules.

Exerts light to moderate physical effort while performing duties. Frequently requires stopping, bending, reaching, and arm and leg movement to operate tractor controls. Operators frequently life and carry parts and equipment weighing up to 50 lbs. Occasionally, may move heavier items with assistance of other workers or mechanical lifting devices.

Work may be performed inside or outside. Operators are subject to drafts, noise, and varying temperatures inside. May be exposed to weather and temperature extremes outside, as well as high noise levels, vibrations, and jolts from the tractor and towed equipment. May be exposed to dust, dirt, grease, and fumes.



Applicant must have directly related experience in operating warehouse-type tractors and associated equipment, and performing minor maintenance on equipment.

Must Possess and maintain a current valid driver's license.

May be required to obtain a Government motor-vehicle operator's permit.

Conditions of employment: 1. You must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement. 2. E-Verify: If you are selected for this position, the documentation that you present for purposes of completing the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Form I-9 will be verified through the DHS "E-Verify" system. Federal Law requires DHS to use the E-Verify system to verify the employment eligibility of all new hires, and obligates the new hire to take affirmative steps to resolve any discrepancies identified by the system as a condition of continued employment. The U.S. Department of Army is an E-Verify Participant. 3. All required background check of AR 215-3 must be successfully completed and maintained. Satisfactory completion of a National Agency Check and Inquiries (NACI) that will be initiated prior to appointment to a NAF position. 4. Social Security Card must be presented at time of appointment.

5.Immunizations may be required as a condition of employment for the health and safety of those in the facility as determined by medical authority. Already immune individuals (based on documented receipt of vaccine series or physician diagnosed illness), or those subject to religious exemption, or medical contraindication are exempt from this requirement.

6.Satisfactory completion of a physical is also required.
7.Must possess and maintain a current valid driver's license.
8.Must maintain the physical requirements of the position.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid experience or volunteer work.


Conversion of employment category (from Flex to RPT/RFT) may be accomplished without further competition in accordance with AR 215-3.

OTHER INFORMATION: To successfully claim veteran's preference, your resume/supplemental data must clearly show your entitlement. Please review the information listed under the Other Requirements link on this announcement or review our on-line Job Application Kit.

The Department of the Army provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the servicing civilian personnel unit. Requests for reasonable accommodation are made on a case-by-case basis.

Refusal of a military spouse to participate in established recruitment procedures (e.g. interview, KSA's, where required, etc.) is considered a declination of employment and is a basis for termination of SEP entitlement for the current PCS of the sponsor. To claim Military Spouse Preference you must have been married to the sponsor prior to the reporting date on the orders.

Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government interest.

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