Employment

MOTOR EQUIPMENT OPERATOR, DPW – Village of Greenwich, N.Y.

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Village of Greenwich is seeking a Full-time Motor Equipment Operator to join our Village DPW team. A condition of employment will require the chosen applicant to meet the qualifications for a Motor Equipment Operator, and the additional qualifications required for the position, as described below in this listing.

 

The primary role of this position is Motor Equipment Operator. CDL and heavy equipment experience applicants are encouraged to apply. The employee will be available for all emergencies and snow removal.  Work on the distribution systems for the water and wastewater systems is required.  The work involves responsibility for the performance of general laboring or construction tasks, which requires physical endurance and a willingness to perform arduous tasks at times in inclement weather.  This position requires basic computer aptitude; and a teamwork attitude with a willingness to work flexibly to get the needed jobs done.  The operator will follow all safety protocols.

MOTOR EQUIPMENT OPERATOR

Qualified applicants will meet the standards described below.

MOTOR EQUIPMENT OPERATOR GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:

Operate one or more types of automotive equipment and performs a variety of manual tasks in connection with such operation; does related work as required.

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS:
Work involves responsibility for the safe and efficient operation and care of moderately complex motor equipment in the performance of assigned tasks. An employee in this class is also required to perform recurring manual duties related to the operation of the equipment. Work is usually performed under close supervision.

EXAMPLES OF WORK:
Operates a truck in connection with the hauling of material for road construction and repair; Operates a truck to transport workmen, tools and other equipment;
Operates a snow plow or related snow removal equipment;
Operates a truck in connection with the hauling of solid waste, recycled waste, leachate, liquids, etc;
Performs minor mechanical repairs on automotive equipment;
On assignment, operates bulldozer, grader, power shovel, wheel loaders, forklifts, or other heavy automotive equipment;
Services assigned vehicle and maintains it in clean condition;
Loads and unload trucks;
Performs duties of a laborer including a variety of simple manual tasks, such as cleaning culverts, shoveling snow, painting, road maintenance work, handling solid waste, pumping leachate; etc.
When assigned to Department of Weights and Measures, may assist the Director of Weights and Measures in testing the capacity of a milk bulk tank;

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:  Good knowledge of the operation of trucks, tractors and other types of automotive equipment; ability to understand and carry out simple oral and written instructions; ability to follow a road map; mechanical aptitude; industry and dependability; good physical condition.

ACCEPTABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:
One year of experience in the operation of some type of automotive equipment; or any equivalent combination of experience and training.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT:
Possession of appropriate Driver’s License.

 

 

The Village of Greenwich is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Qualifications:

  • High school or equivalent (Required)
  • S. work authorization (Required)
  • Heavy equipment operation: 1 year (Preferred)
  • CDL Driver’s License (Preferred)

Salary:  From $19.00 an hour

 

Interested applicants submit resume via email or USPS mail to:

Village Clerk

6 Academy Street

Greenwich, NY 12834

518-692-2755 x 100

clerk@villageofgreenwich.org

Deadline: November 23, 2021