Airport Equipment Operator

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Location: Rochester, NY Name: Airport Equipment Operator
Type: County Department Job Announcements Deadline: Until Filled
Salary: $39,666.64 - $54,349.10 annually
Agency/Dept.: Aviation

Description of Duties

This is a skilled position located at the Frederick Douglass - Greater Rochester International Airport. The employee is responsible for maintaining safe and efficient operation of special motor equipment and maintaining Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) required standards. The employee must operate small and large trucks including specialized airport maintenance equipment. This position may include exposure to adverse weather conditions, aircraft hazards, moving vehicles and heavy equipment at the job site. Duties also include performing a variety of manual and skilled tasks. This position reports directly to Airport Operations Supervisor or other higher- level employee.  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

Graduation from high school or possession of an equivalency diploma plus two (2) years paid full-time or its part-time equivalent experience in the operation of medium and large trucks and heavy motor equipment OR the operation of heavy equipment and maintenance of grounds, runways, taxiway, ramps and roadways.

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

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