Senior Motor Equipment Operator

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Location: Rochester, NY Name: Senior Motor Equipment Operator
Type: County Department Job Announcements Deadline: Until Filled
Price: N/A
Salary: $32,936 - $41,772 annually

Description of Duties

This position is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of special and standard motor equipment, and responsibility for minor maintenance on the equipment.  The employee must adequately drive and operate small and large trucks plus all types of heavy duty equipment used in the department such as a loader, packer, Link belt, roller, plow, backhoe, sweeper, Vactor, root cutter, compressor or Drott.  The employee also performs a variety of manual labor tasks.  The employee reports directly to, and works under the general supervision of a Foreman or other senior level employee and may provide lead supervision to Laborers and Motor Equipment Operators.  The employee may be required to be on twenty‑four (24) hour call seven (7) days per week.  Does related work as required.

Minimum Qualifications

Three (3) years of paid full‑time or its part‑time equivalent experience in the operation of medium and large trucks and heavy motor equipment.


Possession of a valid New York State Class *B* Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) at the time of appointment.

Monroe County Department of Aviation employees must possess a valid New York State Class *B* CDL with no Air Brake restriction* at the time of appointment.

*L2 on driver’s license designates there is an Air Brake restriction.

Upon obtaining the required driver’s license, the candidate will be required to comply with the Omnibus Transportation Employee Testing Act of 1991.

Candidates for employment with Monroe County Government will be required to pass a pre-employment drug test, along with a background investigation.  Failure to meet the standards may result in disqualification.

If you are appointed, you will be required to possess a valid license to operate a motor vehicle in New York State or otherwise demonstrate your capacity to meet the transportation needs of the position.


Candidates for positions at the Monroe County Department of Aviation must meet the pre-employment requirements of Title 49 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 1542, prior to appointment.

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