APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -
PAY GRADE: 25
For more information on benefit and retirement programs, please see the sections below.
In order to receive consideration, applicants must indicate their availability for any work type, travel, and location requirements listed.
until recruitment needs are satisfied
** Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Lists of eligible candidates will be established and hiring may occur early in the recruiting process. Recruitment will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.
Grounds Equipment Operators operate a variety of gas and diesel powered equipment used for grounds maintenance and minor construction activities.
Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training.
The current vacancy is located at the Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Boulder City, Nevada.The position requires operating a variety of equipment including routine equipment to perform burials, landscaping duties, building and irrigation maintenance. Equipment used includes backhoes, compact excavator, dump truck, utility carts, casket lowering device, sod cutter, tamper, industrial riding lawn mower, blowers, trimmers, sprayers, and hand tools.
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
One year of ground maintenance experience which included operating and maintaining a variety of light, medium, and heavy grounds maintenance equipment; OR one year of experience as a Grounds Equipment Operator I in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continued employment.
A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required. Persons offered employment in this position will be required to pay for these items.
Additional Position Experience
Experience operating a backhoe and mini excavator is required.
Application Evaluation Exam
The exam will consist of an application evaluation. It is essential that applications include detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. The most qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview. The hiring agency may require specific skills related testing as part of the interviewing process.