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New York State Civil Service C240053 - Motor Vehicle Operator, Grounds - Campus Operations in Buffalo, New York


Agency University at Buffalo

Title C240053 - Motor Vehicle Operator, Grounds - Campus Operations

Occupational Category Skilled Craft, Apprenticeship, Maintenance

Salary Grade 07

Bargaining Unit OSU - Operational Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary Range From $37121 to $37121 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Variable

Hours Per Week 40


From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Erie

Street Address xxx

City Buffalo

State NY

Zip Code 14214

Minimum Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: Must have a valid class B Commercial Drivers License without an air brake restriction. Must have tanker endorsement by the time of employment.You are required to create a Clearinghouse account as part of your application.Departmental Operating Needs:• Maintain a valid NYS CDL B driver license w tanker/airbrake endorsement.• Ability to operate a forklift, front loader and a vehicle with a GVWR of 26,000 pounds; including moving loads or equipment, traveling and maneuvering of vehicle and safety pre-operation inspections of vehicles.• Operating riding lawn mower equipment, front loaders, dump trucks and tractors in a safe and efficient manner.• Seasonal changes in duties will cause shift changes based on seniority, and will result in individual being placed on second and/or third shift.• Must be willing to work overtime for snow removal and other seasonal requirements.Physical Demands:Will be exposed to working in outdoor weather conditions. Frequently moves boxes, material and/or equipment weighing up to 50 pounds across campus utilizing provided tools.Must be physically able to withstand medium to heavy lifting involving frequent exposure to all types of weather conditions.Preferred Qualifications:One year of verifiable experience operating commercial motor vehicles in support of grounds maintenance, highway maintenance, parks maintenance, or similar operation is preferred.

Duties Description Position Summary: In this role as a Motor Vehicle Operator, you will be responsible for the operation, routine servicing, loading and unload of large motor vehicles we well as the removal of snow and ice during the snow season. In this position, you will be responsible for the following:Operating large garbage packers, backhoes, dump trucks, loaders, tractors, snow & ice removal equipment, turf maintenance equipment, and other grounds maintenance equipmentAssisting with spraying, turf repair, fertilizing, grass cutting, pruning and planting projectsDriving large delivery vehicles, loading and unloading, and transporting freightRoutine service on motorized/ non-motorized vehicles and equipment which includes changing tires, lubrication, check and add fluids, install/remove snow plows, and perform minor repairsMoving cargo on and off vehiclesRemoving snow and ice from paved surfacesPerforming manual labor associated with maintaining campus groundsMaintaining daily reports on activities performedThis position is defined as safety-sensitive, and as such, is subject pre employment and random alcohol and drug testing under the Omnibus Transportation Employee Testing Act of 1991.Outstanding Benefits PackageWorking at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit – all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our benefit packages.About The University at BuffaloThe University at Buffalo (UB) #ubuffalo is one of America’s leading public research universities and a flagship of the State University of New York system, recognized for our excellence and our impact. UB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. Our research, creative activity and people positively impact the world. Like the city we call home, UB is distinguished by a culture of resilient optimism, resourceful thinking and pragmatic dreaming that enables us to reach others every day. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo.University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Additional Comments Additional Information:University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and in keeping with our commitment, encourages women, minorities, persons with disabilities and veterans to apply.Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at

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Name Adam Ridler

Telephone 716-645-2898

Fax xxx

Email Address


Street xxx

City Buffalo

State NY

Zip Code 14214

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