Heavy Equipment Operator
Position Description: Heavy Equipment Operator
The Giles County Board of Supervisors is currently seeking candidates for a Fulltime Heavy Equipment Operator in Giles County.
General Description: This position is responsible for operating heavy equipment for daily work and projects undertaken by the Public Works department. The position may also assist with some routine building maintenance as needed.
Work Activities include but are not limited to: Operating a variety of contractor equipment and trucks used in construction, maintenance and repair activities associated with Giles County Public Works. Equipment operated include but not limited to: Backhoes, Skid Steers, Excavators as well as operating trucks of various sizes and weights. Position may also assist with snow removal as needed. Individual will also be responsible for performing routine inspections, assisting with preventative maintenance and other duties as needed.
Job Qualifications: A high school diploma or equivalent as well as two to three years of heavy equipment experience; or equivalent combination of education and training related to the position. A valid CDL driver’s license with appropriate class for assigned equipment. Applicants will also be subject to a drug test and driving record review.
Work Schedule: Typically dayshift but may vary depending on work, position also requires being on call as needed.
Giles County offers competitive wages. Benefits packages are offered for Fulltime employees. If interested, please contact the HR Department at 540-921- 2525 or pick up an application at the Giles County Administration Office located at 315 North Main Street, Pearisburg, VA. Applications are also located on the Giles County webpage at the following location: http://virginiasmtnplayground.com/jobs-and- rfps/ Completed Applications must be dropped off the County Administration Office Located at 315 North Main Street, Pearisburg, VA 24134.
Application Deadline is Friday December 22, 2017 at 4:00 PM.
Giles County is An Equal Opportunity Employer