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Lab Grounds Main/Trac Oper


Company Job Title:

Laborer Grounds Maintenance Tractor Operator

Chenega Job Title:

Laborer, Grounds Maintenance

SCA WD Labor Category:

11210-Laborer, Grounds Maintenance
Batavia, NY

Reports To:

Project Manager

FLSA Status:

Non Exempt, Full Time, SCA

Prepared Date:


Approved Date:


Executive Order13495, The Non Displacement of Qualified Workers Under Service Contractsprovide first right of refusal to incumbents on contracts. If the position isaccepted by the incumbent on the job, other application/resume ofnon-incumbents will not be reviewed.

  • TheLaborer, Grounds Maintenance, TractorOperator maintains grounds of industrial, commercial, or public propertyand repairs structures and equipment. Works under the supervision of theProject Manager or designee.

Duties andResponsibilities:

  • Maintaingrounds of industrial, commercial, or public property and repairs structuresand equipment.
  • Cutgrass using walking type or riding mowers (less than 2000 lbs)
  • Trimhedges and edges around walks, flowerbeds, buildings, and other structureswithin the lawn areas using hedge trimmers, clippers, and edging tools.
  • Prune shrubs and trees to shape and improvegrowth using shears and other hand tools such as powered saws and trimmers.
  • Spraylawns, shrubs, and trees with fertilizer or insecticide (if properly licensed).
  • Plantgrass, sod, flowers, trees, and shrubs.
  • Wateringlawns and shrubs during dry periods using hoses and sprinklers systems.
  • Picksup and remove leaves, paper, or other litter and disposes in designated areas.
  • Removessnow from walkways, doorways, roof hatches, driveways, parking lots, roads, andrec yards, using shovel, snow blower, skid steer, pickup truck with plow &salter, and dump truck with plow.
  • Spreadssalt on walkways and other areas by means of hand salters and truck salters.
  • Paintfences, gates, benches, tables, guardrails, and other outbuildings
  • Assistin repair of roads, walks, curbing, buildings, and mechanical equipment.
  • Cleancomfort stations, offices, workshop areas, and parking lots by sweeping by handor utilizing street sweepers.
  • Work is completedin a priority established by supervision or facility need.

All work, repairs, tests, modifications, alterationsand installations will be completed with a high degree of professionalism,quality and craftsmanship.

  • Lulls in workloadare used to maintain a clean and orderly work area and to insure clerical tasksare up to date. Keeps up to date ondepartmental and facility safety standards and local codes and policies.
  • Other duties asassigned

MinimumQualifications:(To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform eachessential duty satisfactorily.)

  • High School graduate or equivalent.
  • Minimum two (2) years experience in lawns andgrounds maintenance utilizing all equipment to perfom tasks.
  • Must be able to pass extensive federalbackground investigation

Knowledge, Skillsand Abilities:

  • Musthave inter/intra communication skills with employees and department heads.
  • Mustbe able to follow Standard Codes of Conduct pertaining to interaction withdetainee population.
  • Mustpossess a current New York State driver’s license.
  • Shouldhave a basic knowledge of grounds and landscaping
  • Mustbe able to drive or learn to drive a skid steer and change out variousattachments to the skid steer such as buckets, plow blades, street sweeper, andforks.
  • Mustbe able to drive a 4x4 pickup and dump truck and operate snow plows and saltersthat are attached to them.
  • Mustbe able to operate or learn / train to operate lifts needed for tree removal ortrimming.

Physical Demands: (The physical demands describedhere are representative of those that must be met by an employee tosuccessfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonableaccommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to performthe essential functions.)

May lift or pushup to 50 lbs. For extended periods oftime may be required to stand, walk, squat, kneel, sit, bend, reach, drive,climb or crawl. Good hand dexterity isneeded to manipulate small parts and equipment. Small tools and machinery are commonly used to perform duties. Work may involve using ladders and lifts.

Work Environment: (Thework environment characteristics described here are representative of those anemployee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.)

Work areas willinclude maintenance shop, machine rooms, roofs and detention areas. Areas may be dusty, dirty, and/or noisy aswell as the position may be exposed to the elements while workingoutdoors. May be exposed to variousindustrial chemicals and solvents that are used in the treatment of water or asa solvent and/or lubricant. Frequentlyin close proximity to electrical or mechanically active equipment.

ChenegaCorporation and family of companies is an EOE.

Equal OpportunityEmployer/Veterans/Disabled

Nativepreference under PL 93-638.

Weparticipate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.

Company Name:
Security Clearance:
Public Trust
Batavia, New York
United States
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