GROUNDS EQUIP OPERATOR, SR*
Duke University Facilities Management
Grounds Equipment Operator Senior (FMD) LEVEL 3
Operate street sweeper to sweep Duke University streets, roads and parking lots.
Operate tractor with front end loader to move dirt, brush, trash and other material and to transplant trees, shrubs and hedges. Operate backhoe to dig ditches and holes.
Operate farm-type tractor to maintain lawns, roads, walks, and fairways, building and maintain roads and fire breaks. Operate truck rated at greater than 10,000 pounds gross capacity to haul material in grounds, gardens, golf course and forests maintenance.
Perform routine maintenance on equipment as required; determine when equipment is in need of repair and inform appropriate authorities.
Perform duties incidental to the work described herein.
The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this classification. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified.
Education/ Training: Work requires ability to understand and follow instructions general acquired through a partial high school education
Experience: Work requires one-year experience in grounds equipment operation. OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE.
N.C. driver’s license and ability to work outdoors required.
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