Job opening: TRACTOR OPERATOR
Salary: $23 - 27 per hour
Published at: Jan 03 2024
Employment Type: Full-time
Please limit your resume to 5 pages. If more than 5 pages are submitted, only the first 5 pages will be reviewed to determine your eligibility/qualifications.
About the Position: This is a TERM position Not to Exceed 3 years with provisions to be extended up to a maximum of eight years and to be made permanent. (See Additional Information Section)
Operates gasoline, diesel, battery, or gas-electric powered landscaping machines.
Performs basic maintenance on equipment.
Uses different attachments for mower or tractor such as a sweeper or plow for clearing public walking surfaces.
Clears walking surfaces in winter using a blower and/or shovel as needed.
Salts walkways and staircases as needed.
Operates hand-held tools, such as a string trimmer, backpack blower, chain saw and edgers.
- Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.
- Position requires a valid state driver's license.
- Position requires a class D driver's license.
- Position requires work to be performed outside, occasionally in inclement weather.
- Position is weather essential.
- Pre-Employment Physical Required.
- Position requires Heavy lifting up to 50 lbs.
Who May Apply: US Citizens
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
There is no specific length of training or experience required. However, you must be able to demonstrate, through experience shown in your written application materials that you possess the sufficient knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the work of this position without more than normal supervision.
Minimum Qualifications (Screen Out Element): Ability to do the work of a(n) TRACTOR OPERATOR~ without more than normal supervision. Such as, operate various types of lawnmowers to mow and trim areas; utilize tractor attachments to sweep and/or salt walking surfaces; and operating hand-held power tools such as, a string trimmer, backpack blower or edger. - Failure to meet this Screen out Element will result in an ineligible rating.
Ability To Do The Work Of The Position Without More Than Normal SupervisionAbility to Drive Safely (Motor Vehicles)Ability To Interpret Instructions, Specifications, etc. (related to mobile equipment operation)Operation of Motor VehiclesReliability and Dependability as a Tractor OperatorWork Practices (includes keeping things neat, clean, and in order)
Continuous arm movement is required to operate mower and string trimmers. May be required to maneuver mower over obstructions such as sidewalks and curbing. May be subject to frequent walking and pushing of equipment. Required to frequently, lift weight up to 50 pounds.
Work is performed outside, occasionally in bad weather. Operator is constantly exposed to unpleasant noise levels, and vibrations and jolting caused by the mower. Work often exposes operator to extreme temperatures of heat due to long periods in the sum since mower is usually operated in open areas. Operator sits for very long periods of time. Incumbent may be exposed to dust from fertilizers used in work areas. Required to wear appropriated safety gear. Needs to be able to be on their feet working for a full day work. Needs to be able to work on hillsides and on unleveled terrain.
For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone--no substitution of education for experience is permitted.
- Address BR-APF-W6BMAA US ARMY GARRISON WEST POINT
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West Point, NY 10996
- Name: Army Applicant Help Desk