Commercial Equipment Operator (51204)

Tallahassee, FL
Oct 12, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job ID: 40356

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Apply On Or Before: 11/15/2016




Operates 65 ft High Range Bucket truck, 2 - Ton Dump Truck and Front End Loader for tree pruning and removal of dead trees. Responsible for stump grinding and other duties related to tree removal and pruning. Other duties as assigned.


Completion of the ninth grade. Possession of appropriate driver's license for the type of vehicle operated. Skill in safely operating various types of motorized vehicles including but not limited to dump trucks, tractors, forklifts, pallet trucks, front-end loaders, and golf-carts. Ability to troubleshoot, diagnose, maintain and repair a variety of equipment and machinery used in area of work. Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing. Knowledge of and ability to safely operate machinery, tools, equipment and materials used in area of work. Knowledge of parts, equipment, maintenance and the mechanical operation of motor vehicles. A valid State of Florida or Georgia CDL or the ability to obtain.

Criminal Background Check

This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check.

Pay Plan

This is an USPS (University Support Personnel System) position.

How To Apply

If qualified and interested in a specific job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service. Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include all work history up to ten years, and education details even if attaching a resume.

Veterans' Preference

Certain service members and veterans, and the spouses and family members of the service members and veterans, will receive preference and priority in employment and are encouraged to apply for the positions being filled. For information on who may be eligible for Veterans' Preference, go to, or call FSU Human Resources at (850) 644-6034. IMPORTANT: In order to claim Veterans' Preference, applicants must upload a DD-214 (and other documentation, as applicable) with their online application prior to the closing date of the job opening.


This position is being re-advertised. Previous applicants need not reapply.

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