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Equipment Operator II

Company: Government jobs
Location: Moreno Valley
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

ABOUT THE POSITIONThe County of Riverside seeks candidates to fill positions throughout Riverside County. A list of eligible candidates will be established to fill current and future vacancies.The County of Riverside's Waste Resources has an opportunity for an Equipment Operator II at Badlands Landfill, located in Moreno Valley. This position requires knowledge of the safety procedures, rules and operations. Maintenance, capacities and limitations of several pieces of construction and maintenance equipment. The responsibilities of the Equipment Operator II will include operation of motorized construction and maintenance equipment requiring advanced training and complex forms of manipulation such as large tracked Bulldozers, Compactors, Scrapers, Motor Graders, Excavators, and Truck & Trailer in support of landfill site operations. The incumbent in this position will use machinery to push, compact, and cover municipal solid waste in close proximity to the public. Additional duties may include occasional operation of light equipment including a water truck for dust control, loaders, backhoes, etc. for road maintenance/grading work; and to do other work as required.Incumbents often work independently of other employees, or are assigned lead responsibility over crews performing a variety of maintenance and construction work within specific guidelines.Possession of a valid Class B California Driver's License minimum. The incumbent must have the ability to obtain a Tanker's endorsement within 6 months of employment. Meet the Team!The Department ofWaste Resources serves the County's solid waste disposal needs by providing for efficient and effective landfilling of County non-hazardous waste, protecting the environment, and promoting recycling in order to ensure a safe and healthy community for current and future generations. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES---Operate tracked and/or wheeled motorized construction equipment (e.g., loaders, excavators, motor graders, scrapers, refuse compactors, oil mixers, and dozers) within required tolerance in the maintenance and construction of roads, landfills, flood control channels, and other public work facilities.---Prepare, grade, and shape new county roads, landfills, and flood control channels; check and set grades.---Work from survey reference marks, plans, and specifications; clear roads, channels and other facilities of storm debris and damage; construct and repair storm drains, culverts, catch basins, and concrete gutters.---Service and maintain assigned equipment; may operate low-bed or trucks with trailers in hauling equipment or materials.---Use a variety of hand and power tools in performing work. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSExperience: Two years in the maintenance or construction of public work facilities such as roads, landfills, drainage systems, or housing pads which require the operation of dozers, motor graders, loaders, or compactors. Knowledge of: The tools, materials, and equipment commonly used in public works construction and maintenance; the operation and maintenance of gasoline and diesel powered construction and maintenance equipment. Oiling, fueling, greasing, filter changing, and daily walk around procedures associated with the safe operation of heavy equipment. Ability to: Operate a light and/or heavy equipment effectively and safely; perform a variety of skilled and semi-skilled maintenance and construction tasks; follow oral and written directions. Competitive candidates will possess: experience in the maintenance or construction of landfill facilities, including the operation of large tracked Bulldozers, Compactors, Scrapers, Motor Graders, Excavators, and Truck & Trailer in support of landfill site operationsPhysical Requirements: The Equipment Operator IIworks outdoors and is exposed to inclement weather. The Equipment Operator IIwill be required to perform lifting, carrying, pushing, or pulling up to 50 pounds in weight, on occasion must be able to stand for long periods of time, and will also require that the incumbent walk on uneven ground or wet surfaces.License/Certificates: Possession of a valid Class B California Driver's License minimum. The incumbent must have the ability to obtain a Tanker's endorsement within 6 months of employment. For those positions designated by the Department of Transportation (DOT) as safety-sensitive, applicants are required to complete a DOT mandated alcohol and drug-screening. (A positive test or refusal to test during the past two years will disqualify an applicant from consideration for County employment). Reference checks from former DOT regulated employers are also required. Applicants must submit a Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) driving record prior to hire.Employees in safety-sensitive positions are subject to DOT alcohol/drug testing in the following situations: random, reasonable suspicion/cause, return-to-duty, and post-accident. Visit DOT Requirements for details.SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATIONReasonable AccommodationsThe County of Riverside is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to applicants as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA). Qualified individuals with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation during the application or selection process should contact the recruiter for the position noted above. For additional information and/or to obtain the appropriate form for requesting a reasonable accommodation, please visit the Disability Access Office web page located at:' PreferenceThe County has a Veterans Preference Policy. Upload a copy of your (or your spouse's) Member-4 Form DD-214 (or NGB-22) indicating dates of service, and a copy of your spouse's letter of disability (if applicable) with your application. For privacy reasons, it is recommended that you remove your social security information from the document(s). A Human Resources Representative will review the materials and determine if you qualify for veterans' preference. See the policy here (Download PDF reader) What's Next?This recruitment is open to all Applicants.Applicants who are currently County of Riverside employees may be considered before other applicants depending on the volume of the applications received. Qualified applicants may be considered for future vacancies throughout the County. Applications received prior to the closing date will be considered based on the information submitted. Changes or alterations cannot be accepted. No late applications will be permitted. GENERAL INFORMATIONFor specific questions regarding this position, contact Sonya Portillo at you are experiencing technical problems, you may contact the applicant support desk Monday through Friday, 6 am to 5 pm Pacific Time at or toll-free 1-855-524-5627.. BASED ON THE NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED, THIS POSTING MAY CLOSE WITHOUT NOTICE. MEDICAL/DENTAL/VISION INSURANCE: A choice of different medical, dental and visions plan are available to elect. The County provides a Flexible Benefit Credit contribution as governed by the applicable LIUNA Memorandum of Understanding to contribute towards the cost of these plans.Note: Employees on assignment through the Temporary Assignment Program (TAP) receive different benefits. See the list here.MISCELLANEOUS RETIREMENT:County of Riverside has three retirement Tiers through the California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS).Tier I (Classic Member - Formula 3% @ 60): Applicable to current and former County of Riverside local miscellaneous employees hired prior to 08/24/2012 and did not withdraw CalPERS contributions. The employee contribution is eight (8%) percent.Tier II (Classic Member - Formula 2% @ 60): Applicable to local miscellaneous employees 1) hired after 08/23/2012 through 12/31/2012; 2) Previously employed with another CalPERS contracting public agency or a reciprocal retirement system, with a break in service of less than six months between the separation date with the previous employer and the appointment date with the County of Riverside. The employee contribution is seven (7%) percent.Tier III (PEPRA New Member - Formula 2% @ 62): Applicable to CalPERS local miscellaneous new members hired on or after the implementation of the Public Employees' Pension Reform Act of 2013 (PEPRA) which took effect January 1, 2013. As of July 1, 2020, the employee contribution is 7.25% and subject to change annually.A new member is defined as any of the following:A new hire who enters CalPERS membership for the first time on or after January 1, 2013, and who has no prior membership in any California Public Retirement System.A new hire who enters CalPERS membership for the first time on or after January 1, 2013, and who was a member with another California Public Retirement System prior to that date, but who is not subject to reciprocity upon joining CalPERS.A member who first established CalPERS membership prior to January 1, 2013, and who is rehired by a different CalPERS agency after a break in service of greater than six (6) months.CalPERS refers to all members that do not fit within the definition of a new member as "classic members".Contribution rates are subject to change based on the County of Riverside annual actuarial valuation.Note:This summary is for general information purposes only. Additional questions regarding retirement formulas can be sent to or by calling the Benefits Information Line at (951) 955-4981,Option 2.If you have prior service credit with another CalPERS agency or within agencies, please contact CalPERS at (888) 225-7377 to determine which retirement tier would be applicable to you. CalPERS is governed by the Public Employees' Retirement Law.The Retirement Law is complex and subject to change.If there's any conflict between this summary and the law, the law will prevail over this summary.DEFERRED COMPENSATION: Voluntary employee contribution with a choice between two 457 deferred compensation plan options.VACATION ACCRUAL (Bi-Weekly Accrual):0

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