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Lead Medium Equipment Operator - Cemeteries
Mon. 01/31/22 11:59 PM Eastern Time
330 Greenwich Road, Savannah, Georgia
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New Starting Salary $18.23/hour
Are you ready to walk through the door of opportunity? You are on the right path towards a new and exciting opportunity to embrace a new beginning! If you are up for the challenge and are seeking a rewarding career in a fast-paced work environment, career progression and the chance to learn from the best, then we want you! Get ready to join our awesome Cemeteries team, supporting the City of Savannah historical cemeteries.
Did you know? Of the nearly 80 cemeteries located in Chatham County, Georgia, the Cemeteries Division maintains five existing cemeteries which are owned and operated by the City of Savannah to include Bonaventure, Colonial Park, Greenwich, Laurel Grove North and Laurel Grove South. Each cemetery has a unique character and is historically significant to the City of Savannah!
The Cemeteries department is responsible for maintaining the grounds, selling interment rights, maintaining vital records, preserving the historical and cultural significance and coordinating all activities within the cemeteries. Our team of maintenance workers, senior maintenance workers, crew chiefs, medium equipment operators, conservation technician, coordinators and director works collaboratively to maintain the beauty of our cemeteries, and ensure machinery runs smoothly while upholding a safe environment where all employees can succeed. As we continue to grow our small team of 24, the Cemeteries team is seeking a skilled individual ready to keep our beautiful and historical cemeteries and equipment in safe working order.
If you are seeking a career that will prove a fast-paced work environment, ability to grow your career and the chance to learn from the best, then we are looking for people like you!
As a Lead Medium Equipment Operator in the Cemeteries Department you will be responsible for responsible for operating medium equipment in support of the operations of the municipal cemeteries. You will also have an opportunity to help maintain our beautiful and historical City cemeteries.
We offer great pay, excellent benefits to include medical, dental, and vision plans, life insurance, employee/spouse/child supplemental life insurance, short-term disability, tuition reimbursement, wellness programs, deferred compensation plan (457 B), pension plan, flexible spending account, home purchase assistance and 12 paid holidays!
Women, Minorities and Veterans Are Encouraged to Apply!
Essential Job Functions:
High school diploma or GED plus three years (3) years of backhoe operation, maintenance, or construction work experience required; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Must possess and maintain a valid state Commercial Driver's License with an acceptable driving history. Must obtain within twelve (12) months of employment.
Requires a State Commercial Pesticide Applicator License with Ornamental and Turf endorsement or must obtain within six (6) months of employment.
Work Location: 330 Greenwich Rd Work Hours: 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Background investigation, including supervised drug screen, post offer/pre-employment medical screen; and verification of education, certifications, and licenses required prior to employment.