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Temporary Motor Equipment Operator

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The job openings are for experienced individuals with at least (3) years of experience in the operation of front end loaders with pusher blades to include experience with (4×4) Plow Trucks for snow removal in and around the campus ring road and all parking lot areas. Pay rate: $15-$18 per hour. This is a temporary, non-benefit eligible position. Position offers eligibility to join NYS retirement system. These shifts vary, it is overnights, weekends and holidays as required for snow removal operations. Overnight operations will begin at 2:00AM and run through (7:00-8:00)AM

Posting Details

Position Information

Posting Number 20170151RS
Job Title Temporary Motor Equipment Operator
Department Grounds (Grounds Maintenance)

Position Summary Information for Web Posting

Job Description Summary

Motor Equipment Operators will be responsible for removal of snow utilizing College operational equipment that will include front-end-loaders with snow blades and snowplow trucks with plows and salters.

Major Responsibilities

Seasonal motor equipment operators will be responsible for removal of snow from the college campus as needed. Snow removal operations will occur overnight beginning at 2:00 AM – 8:00 AM during week days and variable times on weekends as necessary.

Minimum Qualifications

Must possess a clean and valid New York State Driver’s License. (Licenses will be run through College insurance carrier.)

Must have a minimum of (3) years of experience in the operation of snow removal.

Preferred Qualifications

Possession of a CDL Class B

Five (5) + years of experience in the operation of Milton Cat Front End Loaders for snow removal

Experience operating Tool Cats with various attachments (rotating broom and snow blower).

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Ability to safely operate the following equipment for the removal of snow from campus parking lots, roadways, sidewalks and entrance ways and loading areas.
Front End Loader – with snow blade
4 × 4 truck with snowplow and salter
Tool Cat

Special Instructions to Applicants

The job openings are for experienced individuals with at least (3) years of experience in the operation of front end loaders with pusher blades to include experience with (4×4) Plow Trucks for snow removal in and around the campus ring road and all parking lot areas.

Pay rate: $15-$18 per hour.
This is a temporary, non-benefit eligible position. Position offers eligibility to join NYS retirement system.

These shifts vary, it is overnights, weekends and holidays as required for snow removal operations. Overnight operations will begin at 2:00AM and run through (7:00-8:00)AM

Posting Detail Information

Open Date 09/18/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes

Supplemental Questions

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  1. * Where did you learn of this employment opportunity?
    • Onondaga Community College Website
    • Syracuse.com
    • Indeed.com
    • CommunityCollegeJobs.com
    • InsideHigherEd.com
    • Hispanic Outlook
    • DiversityFirstJobs.com
    • The Chronicle of Higher Ed
    • Syracuse Post Standard Ad
    • EOE & E Journal
    • American Association of Community Colleges (AACC)
    • National Minority Update
    • Internal Job Posting
    • Personal Referral
    • Public Job Posting (please specify location in Question #2)
    • Agency Referral (please specify location in Question #2)
    • Other (please specify in Question #2)
  2. If not listed above, please describe here any additional sources where you learned of this employment opportunity.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * If hired, are you eligible to work in the U.S.?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents