Equipment Operator 4- 20050024

Ohio Department of Aging | Hillsboro, OH

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Posted Date 6/08/2024
Description Who we are:

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) is committed to its mission "To ensure a balance between wise use and protection of our natural resources for the benefit of all." Our agency embraces the insightful use of our natural resources to assure the continued safety, happiness and prosperity of Ohio's people.

ODNR owns and manages state parks, state forests, state nature preserves and wildlife areas. We license all hunting, fishing and watercraft; oversee and permit all mineral extraction, monitor dam safety, manage water resources and serve as the second largest Law Enforcement presence in the State of Ohio.

We are accepting applications for an Equipment Operator 4 within the Division of Parks & Watercraft, headquartered at Paint Creek State Park Construction , assigned to Highland county. The address is 7902 Upp Road, Bainbridge OH 45612 . To learn more about the Division of Parks and Watercraft, please visit Division of Parks & Watercraft .

What you will do...
  • Will operate a variety of heavy construction equipment to complete construction and maintenance projects within ODNR.
  • Performs routine maintenance & repairs on equipment & buildings/ground maintenance
  • Maintains & completes accurate & concise maintenance records, project logs & reports
  • Position requires a Class A CDL, no restrictions
  • Overnight travel required at least 50% of your work week within the state of Ohio
What's in it for you...

At the State of Ohio, we take care of the team that cares for Ohioans. We provide a variety of quality, competitive benefits to eligible full-time and part-time employees. For a list of all the State of Ohio Benefits, visit our Total Rewards website ! Our benefits package includes:

Medical Coverage

• Quality, affordable, and competitive medical benefits are offered through the Ohio Med PPO plan.

Dental, Vision and Basic Life Insurance

• Dental, vision, and basic life insurance premiums are free after complete eligibility period . Length of eligibility period is dependent on union representation.

Employee Development Funds

• The State of Ohio offers a variety of educational and professional development funding that varies based on whether you are a union-exempt employee or a union-represented employee.

Time Away From Work and Work/Life Balance
  • Paid time off, including vacation, personal, and sick leave
  • 11 paid holidays per year
  • Childbirth/Adoption leave
Ohio Public Employees Retirement System
  • OPERS is the retirement system for State of Ohio employees. The employee contributes 10% of their salary towards their retirement. The employer contributes an amount equal to 14% of the employee's salary. Visit the OPERS website for more information.
Deferred Compensation
  • The Ohio Deferred Compensation program is a 457(b) voluntary retirement savings plan. Visit the Ohio Deferred Compensation website for more information.
The State of Ohio is a drug-free Workplace which prohibits the use of marijuana (recreational marijuana/non-medical cannabis). Please note, positions may be subject to additional restrictions pursuant to the State of Ohio Drug-Free Workplace Policy (HR-39), and as outlined in the posting.

Ohio is a Disability Inclusion State and strives to be a Model Employer of Individuals with disabilities. The State of Ohio is committed to providing access and inclusion and reasonable accommodation in its services, activities, programs and employment opportunities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and other applicable laws.

We are ready for you!

We're glad you're interested in pursuing a rewarding career with the Ohio Department of Natural Resources! Exploring and protecting the natural beauty of Ohio will prove to be the most enjoyable career opportunity you will ever find!

Formal education in arithmetic to include fractions, decimals & percentages & to read, write & speak common English vocabulary; 6 mos. trg. or 6 mos. exp. in operation of heavy construction equipment (e.g., 10 ton crawler, large cranes, 10 ton backhoe, 18 ton dozer, over 44,000 pound gradall, truck mounted excavator) & related safety practices; valid commercial driver's license; in addition, for positions in Department of Natural Resources, Division of Forestry Wildfire Program only, must successfully complete Basic Firefighter Introduction to Fire Behavior Course (S-130/S-190).

-Or equivalent of Minimum Class Qualifications For Employment noted above.

Job Skills: Equipment Operations
Technical Skills:
Equipment Operations, CDL, Vehicle Operators

Professional Skills:
Salary20.60 Hour
Equipment Operator
Per Diem

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