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Heavy Equipment Operator
Position: Heavy Equipment Operator
Organization: Cortland County
Location: Cortland,  NY 
United States
Salary: $22.0488-$27.9023/hr.
Posting Start Date:
Date Posted: 1/25/2023
Requirements CORTLAND COUNTY PERSONNEL/CIVIL SERVICE DEPARTMENT
60 Central Avenue
Cortland, NY 13045
607-753-5076
www.cortland-co.org/263/Personnel-Civil-Service  
 
NOTICE OF JOB VACANCY 
Job Title: Heavy Equipment Operator
 
The work involves responsibility for the operation of specialized heavy equipment used in highway repair, construction and maintenance projects and other public works activities.  This class differs from that of Motor Equipment Operator due to the more complex nature of equipment operated requiring greater skill along with increased responsibility for safety of others.  Additionally, an incumbent may perform other activities in connection with the job such as routine lubrication and maintenance of equipment and general laboring tasks.  The work is performed outdoors at times in inclement weather conditions under general supervision with leeway allowed for exercise of independent judgment within established guidelines.  Supervision of a straw boss nature may be exercised over the work of Laborers and Motor Equipment Operators or other laboring class employees depending on the project.  Does related work as required.
 
Work Hours: Full-time, 40 hours per week, with benefits
Salary: $22.0488-$27.9023/hr.
Location: Cortland County Highway Department
Status: Non-Competitive, Probationary
 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Two (2) years of experience in the operation of heavy automotive equipment or highway construction and maintenance equipment.
 
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
1.         Possession of a valid New York State Class B Driver’s License with air brake and tank endorsement is required at time of application.
 
2.         A New York State Class A Commercial Driver’s License with air brake and tank endorsement is required with six (6) months of appointment.  Failure to obtain and/or maintain a Class A Commercial Driver’s License and all required endorsements including driving privileges thought employment will result in disciplinary action or dismissal.
 
Pre-employment screenings required.
 
SUBMIT APPLICATIONS TO THE ADDRESS ABOVE OR EMAIL TO: 
pers-dept@cortland-co.org 
 
Application: https://ny-cortlandcounty.civicplus.com/DocumentCenter/View/3883  
 
APPROVED APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED UNTIL THE POSITION IS FILLED.
EOE/MF
Cortland County is committed to equity and inclusion.  We encourage those with similar values to apply.
ISSUED: 1/4/22
REVISED: 1/11/23
 
Status: This listing expires on: 2/24/2023
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Organization Information
Name:
Cortland County
Address:
60 Central Avenue

Cortland,  NY 13045-2746
United States
Email:
pers-dept@cortland-co.org
Phone:
(607) 753-5076
Fax:
Contact:
Personnel Department