Equipment Operator

Job description

Equipment Operator

North Orange County Community College District

Position Number: CCC882

Location: Cypress College

Department: Physical Plant & Facilities

Percentage of Employment: 100%

Months of Employment: 12 Months/Year

Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 7:00 am - 3:30 pm (Schedule and shift are subject to change in accordance with department needs.)

Job Description:

Operates a variety of light to heavy equipment including tractors with various attachments, forklifts, mowers, edges, lawn vacuums, leaf rakes and other grounds-keeping equipment in the performance of grounds keeping duties; cuts lawns, removes debris, applies fertilizers and pesticides as directed.

Operates trucks, garden trailers and front-end loaders in performing pick up and delivery work, and in hauling debris.

Operates street sweepers in maintaining paved areas on a campus.

Adjusts, lubricates and performs minor servicing work on light equipment.

Assists in the maintenance of athletic fields and lawn renovation.

Performs a variety of manual labor tasks as required.

Assists in ordering and delivering of supplies and equipment as necessary; maintains inventories and related records.

Maintains routine records related to work performed and equipment and vehicle servicing.

Learns and applies emerging technologies and advances as necessary to perform duties in an efficient, organized, and timely manner.

Performs related duties as assigned.

Primary Purpose:
This position is responsible for operating a variety of light and heavy equipment for the maintenance of grounds and facilities.

Working Relationships:
The Equipment Operator completes assigned tasks as directed.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of operating requirements of a variety of light equipment

Knowledge of basic automotive servicing practices

Knowledge of the methods, materials, equipment and tools used in grounds maintenance work

Ability to operate pick-up trucks, sweepers, gang mowers, forklifts and other equipment as required

Ability to effectively and safely utilize a variety of hand tools and equipment

Ability to plan, organize and prioritize work

Ability to meet schedules and time lines

Ability to understand and follow oral and written directions

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others

Special Requirements:
This position requires a valid driver’s license. Incumbent may be required to travel off site for business reasons. All employees driving personal, leased, or district-owned vehicles for District related activities must certify possession of a valid Driver’s License. Employees must certify that personal vehicles are covered by automobile insurance as required by California law. (Board Policy 6360, Section 4.0)

Bloodborne Pathogens
Hearing Conservation
Industrial Truck/Forklift Certification
Utility Cart Certification

Minimum Qualifications:
High school diploma or GED

Any combination of training and experience equivalent to one (1) year operating and maintaining various light and heavy equipment used in the maintenance of grounds and facilities.

Commitment to diversity. All applicants must have demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty and staff.

Desirable Qualifications:

Working Conditions:
Outdoor environment; subject to adverse weather conditions; subject to fumes and heavy lifting (up to 70 lbs. unassisted); exposure to high levels of equipment noise; some exposure to hazardous chemicals and materials.

Salary Range: $3,753 - $4,547 per Month

Number of Vacancies: 1

Commitment to Diversity:

Posting Number: 2015253P

Open Date: 06/06/2018

Close Date: 6/20/2018

Special Instructions Summary: This is a classified position subject to a one-year probationary period. Initial salary placement will be determined by the Office of Human Resources in accordance with Board Policy and is not negotiable. The applicant selected for the position will be required to provide identification and employment eligibility as outlined in the Immigration Reform and Control Act. NOCCCD will not sponsor any visa applications.

The District may choose to fill one or more positions from this recruitment within the same fiscal year or 8 months, whichever is longer.

Applicants must complete the driver’s license section of the application. If not completed, the application will be deemed incomplete and will not be considered.

To ensure consistency and fairness to all applicants, please do not submit materials in addition to those requested. Additional materials will not be considered or returned. Be sure to complete all questions and sections of the application. For questions which may not apply, indicate “N/A” (not applicable). Do not use terms such as “see resume” or “see attached”.

The minimum required number of references for this position is three (3).

All applications will be screened under a process of utmost confidentiality by a committee of representatives from the college community. Possession of the minimum qualifications does not ensure an interview.

Reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities may be requested by calling (714) 808-4821 at least three business days in advance of the scheduled examination/interview date.

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Posted: 6/7/2018
Application Due: 6/21/2018
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