Equipment Operator I

Job Details

Posting Number: 20-03-02-2376
Pay Grade: 14N (Salary: $12.82 - $20.51 per hour)
Agency / Dept. / Office: Public Works - Road Operations - Special Projects
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Job Summary:

Operates light and heavy equipment in the operation, maintenance and/or construction of County roads, grounds and infrastructure. Responsible for operating equipment, inspecting and maintaining equipment, and performing related work as assigned.

May be required to assist with emergency support functions in the event of a declared emergency and/or any other emergency duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

Any equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered. Requires high school diploma or GED with one year of related experience. Requires valid Florida CDL class B driver’s license. Requires Intermediate Maintenance of Traffic certification within 6 months of hire.

Lake County is committed to maintaining a workplace that is free from the presence and effects of drugs and/or alcohol, providing the highest level of service to its citizens, and minimizing the risk of accidents and injuries. As a term and condition of employment, employees may not use drugs/alcohol that impair performance or are illegal on or off the job. The County conducts drug and/or alcohol tests for the following reasons: reasonable suspicion, post-accident, fitness for duty, and follow-up for the employee assistance program. Safety sensitive and high-risk positions are also subject to pre-employment and random drug/alcohol tests.

Full time employees are offered a competitive benefit package including paid holidays, annual and sick leave, retirement, health, dental and other benefits.
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