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HIGHWAY EQUIPMENT OPERATOR, SG-7 (2 Positions - #03971/03972)

Appointment Type: Permanent Non-Competitive

Negotiating Unit: CSEA

Hourly Rate: $14.56 – 21.08

Location: Albion

Minimum Qualifications: Candidates must have one year of experience in the operation of tractors or other self-propelled equipment and possession of a valid New York State driver’s license appropriate for the type of vehicle operated. For this position, a New York State Class B CDL with Air Brake endorsement is required.

Duties:

Specific duties and job requirements will include, but not be limited to, the following:

  • Operates a variety of self-propelled equipment in the construction, repair and maintenance of the canals, approaches and grounds;
  • Performs laboring tasks;
  • Works as part of a crew;
  • Monitors gauges and fluid levels of machines during work;
  • Performs routine maintenance and repairs on machines to assure safe and efficient operation and;
  • Maintains daily records of work performed and materials used.

Examples of highway equipment incumbent may be expected to operate:

  • Small front-end loaders
  • Tractor mowers
  • Tree sprayers
  • Road graders
  • Patching rollers
  • Snowplows

APPLICATION: 
Interested candidates who meet the minimum qualifications should send a cover letter and resume by the application deadline of June 21, 2018 to recruitment@canals.ny.gov. Please include the position title and location (Highway Equipment Operator, Albion) in the subject line of your email to ensure receipt of your application.

Contact: 
email: recruitment@canals.ny.gov
phone: 518.449.6003


Download Employment Application/Personal Information Record PDF 

This application must be printed and mailed. Data will not transfer if this form is attached to an e-mail.