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Veteran Employment Opportunity – Heavy Equipment Operators – Temp

Orlando Wetlands Park, Christmas, FL
Position:

Heavy Equipment Operator – Temporary (Multiple Positions)

THESE ARE PART-TIME TEMPORARY POSITIONS WITH NO BENEFITS. SEE BELOW FOR MORE INFORMATION.

Minimum Starting Salaries:

Trainees, $11.50 per hour
Dump Truck Operators: $13.00 per hour
Bulldozer Operators / Excavator Operators: $15.00 per hour

SALARIES ADJUSTABLE BASED ON KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE

Nature of Work:

These are construction equipment operators for a large earth-moving project at Orlando Wetlands Park tentatively beginning in May and continuing through September 2016.

Work Location:

 

Orlando Wetlands Park, Christmas, Florida

Work Hours: 

Typically Monday through Saturday 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. with no minimum guarantee.

Minimum Requirements: 

  • HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATOR – TEMPORARY:  Ability to read, write, and follow instructions. One year experience operating of articulating end-dump truck, bulldozer, and/or excavator. Florida driver license required.

  • HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATOR TRAINEE – TEMPORARY:  Ability to read, write, and follow instructions and willingness to learn. Some experience operating heavy construction / earth-moving experience desired. Florida driver license required.

 Physical Demands and Work Environment: 
  • Frequently stand, walk, reach with hands and arms
  • Frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, occasionally lift and/or move up to 150 pounds
  • Multi-temperature environment
  • Post-offer assessment will be given to determine if the applicant meets the ergonomic requirements for the position with or without reasonable accommodation

Additional Information: 

EXPERIENCE IS NOT NECESSARY – WILLING TO TRAIN

All resumes should be submitted NO LATER THAN TUESDAY, MAY 3, 2016. EMPLOYER WILL NOT ACCEPT LATE RESUMES!

IT IS IMPORTANT TO PROVIDE DETAILED EXPERIENCE INFORMATION ON YOUR APPLICATION IN ORDER TO BE QUALIFIED FOR THIS POSITION. PLEASE LIST DATES OF EMPLOYMENT AND TYPES OF EQUIPMENT OPERATED.

VALID DRIVER LICENSE FROM ANY STATE MUST BE PRESENTED AT TIME OF INTERVIEW. VALID FLORIDA DRIVER LICENSE MUST BE PRESENTED WITHIN 30 DAYS OF HIRE.

How to Apply

Veteran must have clean background and Driver’s License. Please submit all resumes to the following for prescreening.

Please submit all resumes to Ellamay “Annie” Artis, CESP at Veteran Community Employment Coordinator at ellamay.artis@va.gov.

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