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Light Equipment Operator

at Citrus County Board of County Commissioners

Pay: up to $10.68/hour
$10.68 - $
Posted: 7/25/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 2436959

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

General Description

This is semi-skilled work in the operation of Public Works equipment. 

Essential Functions

  • May operate one or more of the following pieces of equipment: farm tractors, trucks less than 33,000 GVW, tractor mowers or other similar equipment. 
  • May occasionally operate gasoline-powered machinery as assigned. 
  • Washes, cleans and gives routine maintenance to equipment. 
  • May be assigned to operate heavier equipment on emergency, temporary or trainee basis. 
  • Performs related work as required. 
  • After hours emergency response as needed. 

Minimum Requirements

Education, Training, and Experience:
Requires high school diploma or GED or specialized vocational training.  Requires over one month and up to and including three months of experience.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations, Skills:
Must have a valid Florida CDL, Class A with N combination air brakes, or be able to obtain within 90 days of employment.  Must have the physical ability to operate the assigned equipment and to perform the necessary manual labor tasks. Must be knowledgeable of the operating characteristics of light and medium road maintenance equipment and of traffic laws governing the operation of equipment.Must have or be able to obtain within 90 days certification in  FEMA National Incident Management System (NIMS) courses 100PWB and 700B.

Supplemental Information

Basis of Rating: No written test is required. Applications will be carefully reviewed to assess each individual's qualifications. Selected persons will be interviewed to determine who will be hired for the job. The kind and length of related work experience, training and education shown on the application will be an important consideration in the screening process. Must successfully pass an employment reference check, criminal background check, physical examination and drug test.

Certain service members and veterans and the spouse and family members of the service members and veterans receive preference and priority in employment by the State and are encouraged to apply for positions being filled.

Veteran's Preference will be given to eligible veterans and qualified spouses. A copy of a DD-214 or other supporting documentation must be hand delivered, faxed or mailed to Human Resources and received by the closing date. *DD-214 must list Character of Discharge*

Citrus County is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability in employment or the provisions of services.