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Grounds Equipment Operator

Attention: Monroe County full-time employees will receive a $1,000 quarterly retention payment each quarter in 2024! Apply today - another great reason to join the Monroe County workforce!

Location: Rochester, NY

Title: Grounds Equipment Operator

Deadline: Until Filled

Salary: $34,157 - $43,270 annually

Agency/Dept.: Parks

Description of Duties

This is an important grounds maintenance position involving upkeep of lawns, turf grass, trees, shrubs, flowerbeds, sidewalks, driveways, and building exteriors. This employee may operate grounds motorized equipment or light-weight trucks in tending the lawns and in hauling materials and refuse. Work involves manual labor and is performed under various weather conditions including extremes of heat and cold, humidity, or inclement conditions. When assigned to the County Parks Department, Grounds Equipment Operators may be subject to working evening hours relating to golf course irrigation or related functions. Effective communication with customers is paramount for both safety and courtesy when operating equipment at a busy time. The Grounds Equipment Operator works under general supervision from, and reports directly to, a higher-ranking employee. Direct supervision may be exercised over full‑time, part‑time, or seasonal laborers. Does related work as required.

Minimum Qualifications

There are no education or experience qualifications for this position.


Possession of a valid Class D Operator's license issued by the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles at time of appointment.

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