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State of Massachusetts Seasonal Tractor Driver in West Boylston, Massachusetts

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Tractor Driver

Wachusett Reservoir-DWSP

ASAP - 10/24/20 (LTS)@40 hours:

Monday through Friday; 7 am - 3:30 pm

1 opening(s)

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. DCR is a dynamic agency, and is one of the largest park systems in the nation. The DCR system includes over 450,000 acres of parks, forests, water supply protection lands, beaches, lakes, ponds, playgrounds, swimming pools, skating rinks, golf courses, trails and parkways.

The Department of Conservation and Recreation is seeking qualified candidates for the long term seasonal position of Tractor Driver. The position will run from ASAP to October 24, 2020

Incumbents of positions in this series operate equipment such as tractors, used in the construction, maintenance and repair of roadways, grounds etc; operate heavy dump trucks, tractor-drawn mowers and other equipment for roadways and grounds maintenance; operate light vehicles such as passenger cars and panel trucks for transporting personnel and materials; perform routine maintenance on equipment; maintain record and prepare reports and perform related work as required.

The basic purpose of this work is to operate tractors used in maintaining grassed slopes of dikes and dams, roadsides, fields, grounds and other projects. This position provides routine maintenance on vehicles and equipment used. The primary duty of this seasonal position is to regularly mow the grassed slopes of the dikes, forest roads and fields.

Duties Include:

-Operate tractor in cutting forest roads, dams, dikes and other areas.

-Operate tractor with flail mower attachment to cut brush on roadsides, dikes and other areas.

-Operate tractor with various other attachments to set fence posts and signs, chip brush and other uses.

-Drive dump trucks to haul equipment and materials to job sites.

-As needed and if required operate skid steer.

-If required, operate equipment such as backhoes and bulldozers.

-Perform other labor duties such as brush cutting, mowing, shoveling and furniture moving.

-Perform routine maintenance on vehicles and equipment such as fueling, lubricating, cleaning, checking tire pressure, battery etc.

-Maintains records and prepares reports on work progress, equipment maintenance and vehicle use.

Licensing Requirements:

Current and valid:

  • 2A Masschusetts Hoisting License (This is referred to in the Job Specs as Mass. Class C Equipment Operators License); and

  • CDL license (This is referred to in the Job Specs as a Mass. Class 2 Motor Vehicle Operator's License).

This is a Safety Sensitive position that requires a CDL license which will require the employee to participate in the DCR Alcohol and Controlled Substance Testing Program Policy and be subject to Pre-placement and Random DOT Drug and Alcohol testing.

This position is designated as an "Emergency" position. Incumbants should expect to workon the occasion that the Governor declares a state of emergency, if they are scheduled for work that day.

First consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days.




I. Possession of a current and valid Massachusetts Class CDL License .

II. Possession of a current and valid Massachusetts Class 2A Hoisting 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

Location: Massachusetts-West Boylston-180 Beaman St

Requisition ID: 200004GX