Motor Equipment Operator I – Sports Field – Parks & Landscape Services – 33906 (Extended)

City of Virginia Beach Parks and Recreation
Published
10/04/2021
Location
Virginia Beach, VA, Virginia
Category
Job Type
Job Code
33906
Attached Document
Salary
$30,326.40 - $44,428.80 annually
Required Education
Some High School

Description

MOTOR EQUIPMENT OPERATOR I / SPORTS FIELD duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Individual will operate various types of automotive and light to medium duty motor equipment (for example: pickup, dump truck with/without trailer, tractor with mowing/backhoe/frontend loader attachments, turf mowing equipment, and may be trained for operating heavier construction equipment)
  • Assist crews engaged in landscape maintenance and construction, mowing, fertilizing, seeding, sodding, removal of dead trees and limbs from municipal sites; perform maintenance and repair on athletic fields, turf, fencing, and playground equipment
  • Install and repair irrigation
  • Prepare daily reports; may be required to lead small work groups in completing landscape construction or maintenance tasks
  • Individual works outside in all weather conditions, including temperature extremes

This position requires a Class A Commercial Driver's License (CDL), or must obtain within six (6) months of hire.  

Required Experience

MINIMUMS: Requires completion of tenth (10th) grade, plus one (1) year of experience in fields providing the required knowledge, skills and abilities, such as motor equipment operation; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Must have, or obtain, a current and valid Virginia or North Carolina driver's license in accordance with Virginia or North Carolina DMV driver's license eligibility requirements.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: All employees may be expected to work evenings, weekends, holidays, and overtime in excess of their normally scheduled hours in response to short term department needs and/or City wide emergencies. Positions within this class have been designated as Alpha I positions, requiring employees to work during inclement weather, regardless of the City’s operational status. This position may require that incumbents wear and maintain appropriate personal protective equipment such as, but not limited to, steel-toed shoes, safety glasses, gloves, or other designated safety attire and equipment in designated areas of risk. Specific requirements will be determined and communicated by the employee's supervisor based on position assigned. This position may be designated as a safety sensitive position and be subject to mandatory drug testing. Positive drug test results may result in counseling and/or discipline, up to and including, termination. Successful completion of a preemployment physical. Valid Class A Commercial Driver's License or ability to obtain within 6 months of hire.

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS:
**This requisition is being reopened to expand the pool of applicants. If you have already applied, you do not need to reapply.

This position is being advertised as a pool, and applications will be used to fill current vacancies and any other similar Motor Equipment Operator I positions that become available within six months from the completion date of this competitive process.

This position requires a Class A Commercial Driver's License (CDL), or must obtain within six (6) months of hire.

Individual must furnish and wear steel-toed safety boots.

This position requires lifting and carrying tools, equipment, and materials weighing 50 -100 pounds.

This position requires a Class A Commercial Driver's License (CDL), or must obtain within six (6) months of hire.

Individual must furnish and wear steel-toed safety boots.

This position requires lifting and carrying tools, equipment, and materials weighing 50 -100 pounds.

Employee Benefits

City of Virginia Beach Full Time Employee Benefits

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