Motor Equipment Operator

Village of Saranac Lake

Title: Motor Equipment Operator

Location: Village of Saranac Lake

Jurisdictional Class: Non-Competitive Class

Full-Time:  40 hours per week

Application deadline: Until position is filled

Hourly rate: $18.05/Hour

Posting date: September 22, 2020

Residency: Residency is waived

 

 

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS:

 

This position entails recurring manual work involving responsibility for the safe and efficient operation of various types of motor equipment. The work is performed under supervision in accordance with established policies and procedures. General instructions are received regarding routine work and detailed instructions are received regarding new or unusual assignments. The work is reviewed by immediate observation, by checking completed work and by periodic or spot checks or by another step in the completion of the work. Supervision may be exercised over the activities of helpers and laborers. The incumbent does related work as required.

 

 

TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES: (Illustrative Only)

 

A. Operates a truck in connection with the removal of snow, refuse, and garbage, and in the transportation of stone, gravel and supplies;

B. Operates a tractor or truck with snow loader, snow plow, bulldozer, or other attachment;

C. Operates a power grader, roller, bulldozer or other road construction equipment;

D. Operates a power shovel and power shovel with crane attachment;

E. Performs preventive maintenance on automotive equipment;

F. Performs manual labor, such as loading trucks, digging ditches, flushing sewers, cleaning culverts, etc.;

G. Transports heavy equipment to construction jobs;

H. May operate rotary snow plow;

I. May supervise a small group of laborers as specific tasks require.

 

FULL PERFORMANCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES, AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:

 

  1. Good knowledge of the operation of tractors, trucks and other automotive equipment;
  2. Good knowledge of the geography of the area;
  3. Ability to understand and follow simple oral and written directions;
  1. Mechanical aptitude;
  2. Industrious;
  3. Willingness to respond to emergencies;
  4. Dependability.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

 

A. One year of experience in the operation of a motor vehicle with some experience driving trucks or other vehicles with four speed transmissions.

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT

 

  1. Possession of an appropriate NYS commercial drivers license (CDL) required at time of application.

  2. If Position requires, possession of a NYS class A or B license at time of application

 

Generous benefits package including NYS Retirement System

 

HOW TO APPLY:

 

1.   Please send a resume and application with references to:

Village of Saranac Lake

Attn: Payroll Department 39 Main St., Suite 9

Saranac Lake, NY 12983

 

2.   Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

 

3.   The Village will contact prospective applicants to schedule interviews; please do not call the office directly.

 

 

Date Posted: 09-22-2020

Expire Date: Open until filled

Contact Name: Lidia O'Kelly, Deputy Clerk/Treasurer

Contact Email: payroll@saranaclakeny.gov