Motor Equipment Operator

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Location: Rochester, NY Name: Motor Equipment Operator
Type: County Department Job Announcements Deadline: Until Filled
Price: N/A
Salary: $36,805 - $44,830
Agency/Dept.: Airport

Description of Duties

This position is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of special and standard equipment.  The employee must adequately drive and operate small and large trucks, plus at least one (1) of the following:  loader, packer, Link belt, roller, plow, backhoe, sweeper, Vactor, root cutter, compressor, or Drott.  Duties also include performing 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.  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

Two (2) years of paid full-time or its part-time equivalent experience in the operation of automotive equipment, some of which shall have been in the operation of medium and large trucks or 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.


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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