Heavy Equipment Operator at SJRWMD (Seville, FL)

St. Johns River Water Management District

735 Joe Pittman Road
compensation: $41,620.80 to $52,020.80
employment type: full-time
job title: Heavy Equipment Operator
APPLY AT https://www.sjrwmd.com/jobs/

Senior Trades Worker / Heavy Equipment Operator
Bureau of Operations and Maintenance

Job Summary: This is skilled work on heavy equipment and vehicle operation and maintenance. The work location is 735 Joe Pittman Road, Seville, Florida.

Job duties include:
• Operate vehicles and equipment such as: pick-up, dump truck, front end loader, dozer, backhoe, grader, excavator, low-boy transport, farm tractors with implements, boats and airboats.
• Performs preventative maintenance on District vehicles and equipment.
• Perform maintenance tasks including but not limited to: welding, carpentry, painting, masonry, concrete, plumbing, pump operations and grounds maintenance.
• Perform maintenance on pavilions, pole barns, inclement weather shelters, tent platforms, walkways, HDS platforms and gauge stations.
• Perform other related duties as assigned, follow procedures to ensure a safe work environment, and maintain an orderly, healthy and safe work environment.

Minimum Qualifications:
A high school diploma or G.E.D. and four years of experience as described above and a valid Florida Class A Commercial Driver License with Tanker N endorsement or the ability to obtain within one year from date of hire. Formal education may substitute for work experience.
The District may pay for the Entry-Level Driver Training program and may reimburse for other fees associated with obtaining the CDL license through a provider of the District’s choice. After the initial Entry-Level Driver Training program paid by the District, if a CDL is not obtained, employee will be responsible for the cost of subsequent training.
SJRWMD has determined this to be a mandatory-testing position as described in Section 440.102, Florida Statutes and the Commercial Motor Vehicle Drug Testing Program as described in 49 CFR Part 382. Any offer of employment will be contingent upon successfully passing a drug screening paid by SJRWMD. The SJRWMD Drug Free Workplace Notice to Job Applicants and the Commercial Motor Vehicle Drivers Drug Testing Program Notice to Job Applicants is available for review in the Careers section at www.sjrwmd.com.

Ability to:
Work independently and maintain a daily work plan utilizing light and heavy equipment in all general construction activities. Demonstrate the ability to identify, analyze and solve problems.

Physical Requirements/Working Environment:
Endure harsh outdoor environments in uncomfortable/extreme temperatures, inclement weather, and remote locations; lift and/or move equipment; maintain a priority of safety, make effective, consistent, and defensible decisions.

Mostly working primarily outside but some office work for records maintenance.

Additional Details:
Equipment, tools, and uniforms are provided for this position.

Starting Salary Range: $41,620.80 - $52,020.80
Starting salary is based on qualifications and experience.

Benefits include Florida Retirement System, health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, long-term disability, paid leave and holidays, professional development, wellness program and eligible for public service student loan forgiveness program.
Your application will receive careful consideration, and if selected for an interview, you will be contacted to schedule an appointment. St. Johns River Water Management District participates in E-Verify. E-Verify is an internet-based system that allows businesses to determine the eligibility of their employees to work in the United States.
Certain service members and veterans, and the spouses and family members of such service members and veterans will receive preference in employment and are encouraged to apply.
Equal Employment Opportunity/Veterans’ Preference/Drug-Free and Tobacco-Free Workplace
Location: Lake George Field Station
735 Joe Pittman Road
Seville, Florida

Closing Date: Open until filled

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