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Seasonal Tractor Driver - Revere Maintenance Facility in Revere, Massachusetts

POSITION INFORMATION: Revere Maintenance Facility: Tractor Driver 11/13/22 - 03/18/23 (18 weeks) @40 hrs: 6:00AM-2:30PM SUN MON OFF -- 1 opening(s) About the Department of Conservation and Recreation: The Department of Conservation and Recreation manages one of the largest and most diverse state parks systems in the nation and protects and enhances natural resources and outdoor recreational opportunities throughout Massachusetts. The DCR system includes over 450,000 acres of parks, forests, water supply protection lands, beaches, lakes, ponds, playgrounds, swimming pools, golf courses, skating rinks, trails and parkways. The Department of Conservation and Recreation seeks qualified applicants for the position of Tractor Driver. POSITION DESCRIPTION: Safety Sensitive Positions such as the Tractor Driver require that the employee participate in the DCR Alcohol and Controlled Substance Testing Program Policy and be subject to a Pre-placement and Random DOT Drug and Alcohol testing. Incumbents of this position will operate heavy power-operated equipment such as backhoes, front-end loaders and bulldozers used in the construction, maintenance and/or repair of highways, parks, etc.; will operate heavy dump and sanitation trucks, snow plows, sanders, tractor-drawn and wide area mowers and other equipment for highway and grounds maintenance; will operate light vehicles such as passenger cars and panel trucks for transporting personnel and materials; perform routine maintenance on vehicles and equipment; will maintain records and prepare reports; inspect contractual services. SPECIFIC DUTIES: Operates tractors mowing grass and slopes, maintaining athletic fields and surf raking beaches and in performing related work. Repairs and maintains mobile park and construction equipment. Assists in carpentry, plumbing and repair work in agency buildings. Operates heavy power-operated equipment such as backhoes, front-end loaders, bulldozers and catch basin machines used to construct, maintain or repair highways, parks and drainage systems. Operates heavy dump and sanitation trucks, snow plows, sanders, or tractor-drawn or wide-area mowers or sickle bars to maintain highways and grounds. Performs routine maintenance on vehicles and equipment such as lubricating, fueling, cleaning and checking tire pressure, battery, oil, water and coolant levels, etc Maintains records and prepares reports on such matters as vehicle use, mileage, destinations, accidents, gas and other vehicle expenses such as fuel, repairs, etc. Performs related duties such as loading and unloading furniture, equipment and supplies; mixing and applying materials such as sand, salt, gravel, etc. Based on assignment, incumbents of positions in this series may also; Operate equipment such as winches, chain saws, jackhammers, plate compactors, trash pumps and grinders. Inspect work performed by contractors for compliance with specifications. Perform other related duties as required LICENSE AND/OR CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: * Possession of a current and valid Massachusetts Class D Motor Vehicle Operator’s License. * Possession of a current and valid 2A Massachusetts Hoisting license (This is referred to in the Job Specs as Mass. Class C Equipment Operators License) * Possession of current and valid CDL license (This is referred to in the Job Specs as a Mass. Class 2 Motor Vehicle Operators License) Preferred Qualifications: Knowledge of the methods and techniques in the use, care and safe operation of a wide variety of heavy and specialized equipment. Knowledge of the preventative maintenance procedures relative to heavy equipment used for roadwork, parkland work and snow clearing work. Knowledge of the State Laws, pertaining to the operation of equipment upon the highways. Skilled in the operation of equipment assigned Skilled in the operation of a wide variety of heavy equipment. Ability to operate heavy and/or specialized equipment. Ability to operate snow clearing equipment such as snow plows, sanders and front-end loaders. Ability to make minor emergency vehicle repairs. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions. Ability to perform manual labor for extended periods of time in varying climatic conditions. Knowledge of the standard procedure in operating mobile radio communication equipment. First consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days. * MINIMUM ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS: None. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: I. Possession of a current and valid Massachusetts Class 2 Motor Vehicles Operator's License . II. Possession of a current and valid Massachusetts Class C Equipment Operator's License issued by the Department of Public Safety. * An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Job: Equipment, Facilities & Services* *Organization: Department of Conservation & Recreation *Title: *Seasonal Tractor Driver - Revere Maintenance Facility Location: Massachusetts-Revere-220 Revere Beach Blvd Requisition ID: 22000CUH

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