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Equipment Operator II

at The City of Boca Raton

Pay: $17.65 to $30.25/hour
$17.65 - $30.25
Posted: 1/10/2020
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 2679365
Keywords: construction

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Job Description

ATTENTION: To be considered for employment with the City of Boca Raton, applicants must provide at least ten (10) years of continuous employment history, if applicable. In the event the applicant has not been employed for ten (10) continuous years, all time for the ten (10) year period prior to the date of application must be accounted for including periods of school, unemployment and retirement.

SCHEDULE
 Monday - Friday:  7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.


GENERAL DEFINITION OF WORK:
 
Performs difficult semiskilled and responsible skilled work in the regular operation of heavy and complex automotive and construction equipment; does related work as required. Work is performed under regular supervision.
 
TYPICAL FUNCTIONS:
 
Operates beach cleaning unit and tractors in the maintenance and raking of beaches, and operates large mowers in parks, recreation areas, etc.;
Operates back-hoe, and front-end loader in the performance of maintenance and repair tasks;
Performs construction, maintenance and repair duties when not operating equipment;
Operates lighter equipment;
Operates large mowers and tractors in the maintenance and raking of beaches, parks, recreation areas, etc.;
Operates boom truck with chipper; operates street sweeper;
Operates special lift truck for special services such as tree trimming and hanging holiday decorations.
Operates clam shell truck for debris removal;
 
RELATED TASKS:
 
Operates large mowers and tractors in the maintenance and raking of beaches, parks, recreation areas, etc;
Operates spraying equipment in the application of pesticides, herbicides, and insecticides;
Operates lighter equipment;
Trains other operators;
Service and makes repairs and adjustments to equipment;
Performs related tasks as required.
Cleans and maintains tractors, track loaders, beach cleaning equipment, trailers, backhoe and clam shell truck;
Park maintenance such as raking, blowing, debris removal, mowing, edging and weed eating.
 
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
 
General knowledge of the principles and practices of operating and servicing construction equipment; general knowledge of the traffic laws and regulations governing equipment operation; general knowledge of the occupational hazards involved and the safety precautions necessary to the proper operation of varied construction and maintenance equipment; skill in the use of equipment to which assigned; ability to understand and follow oral and written directions; mechanical aptitude; ability to make minor repairs and adjustments to equipment;   ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates.
 
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
 
Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school and four (4) years of experience in operation of motorized equipment.
 
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
 
Possession of a valid State of Florida Class "B" CDL driver's license with no more than six (6) points in the last three (3) years. 

Abstained from the use of cigarettes, cigars, and other tobacco products for at least one year prior to date of hire, and shall abstain from the use of tobacco products at all times during the period of their employment with the City while both on and off duty.

Essential employee during declared storm emergency.
 
PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
 
Must be able to lift, carry and push articles weighing up to 50 lbs. Must be able to wear safety glasses, goggles, safety shoes/boots, hearing protectors, face shield, safety harness, safety vest, and gloves. Exposure to extreme temperatures, animals/insects, electrical hazards, heights, noise, vibration, dust, vapors, fumes, mist, smoke, confined spaces and moving mechanical parts. Must be able to walk long distances. Must be able to work long hours in roadways and medians.
 

POST-OFFER BACKGROUND REQUIREMENTS:

The background check process for this position may include:

  • Criminal Background Check
  • Employment Verification
  • Reference Checks
  • Motor Vehicles Report (MVR) Check
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Physical
  • Drug and Alcohol Screen