Equipment Operator II
Orlando, FL, United States
DEPARTMENT: Pavement and Grounds
SALARY: $16.83 per hour
CLOSING DATE: Friday, October 20, 2023
We are the Orlando International Airport! The Greater Orlando Aviation Authority (GOAA) operates OIA and the Orlando Executive Airport. Our airport is a world-class facility serving more than 46 million guests each year and growing. Orlando International Airport (OIA) is the largest airport in Florida, the 7th busiest in the United States and the 7th in the world ranked by the number of passengers during calendar year 2021 according to Airports Council International North America (ACI). The airport serves as a significant transportation resource, catalyst and hub in the State of Florida.
We offer a comprehensive benefit package for full & part-time positions to include first day eligibility for health insurance, life insurance, paid vacation/sick/holiday, and growth opportunities (see details below).
Operate mowing and grounds maintenance equipment, maintain airport ground and landscaped areas. Trims and fertilizes trees. Dispense fertilizers, herbicides, and pesticides for landscape maintenance. Operate and use small power tools and hand tools to perform all phases of horticultural and landscaping renovation and maintenance. Perform daily equipment inspections and operational tests to confirm the equipment is capable of responding in an emergency. Responsible for maintaining contact with the Control Tower, whether by radio or alternative methods, for safe maintenance operations on the AOA. Perform other duties as assigned.
High school graduate or equivalency diploma and three (3) years experience in the operation of mowing and grounds maintenance equipment, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
EQUIPMENT OPERATED (proficient operation of mowing and grounds maintenance equipment):
Front-end loader (Bobcat), water truck, scrubber
Edger, weed eater, landscaping hand tools, chainsaw
All equipment operated by the Maintenance Support position.
Must have basic knowledge of essential safety equipment and protective devices. Must have knowledge of rules, regulations, and guidelines regarding the safe operation of mowing and grounds maintenance equipment.
Must be capable of properly operating field communications equipment and speaking clearly in English when operating such equipment. Must be knowledgeable of alternative methods of field communication with Control Tower.
Must be able to apply horticultural chemicals safely, in compliance with all rules, regulations and laws.
Must have a valid Florida Commercial Driver’s License, Class “B” with tanker endorsement and Air brakes designation.
The Greater Orlando Aviation Authority offers a comprehensive benefits package.
Paid Vacation, Holidays, Sick and Personal Leave Days
Retirement Plan with Company Match
Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
Short Term Disability Plan, Long Term Disability Plan and Life Insurance
Education Reimbursement (Full-time Employees Only)
Hybrid Work Schedule (for applicable positions)
Shift Differential (for applicable positions) 2nd Shift - $0.85 per hour & 3rd Shift - $1.00 per hour
To apply: For complete information on the hiring process, benefits and application process visit https://orlandoairports.net/about-us/#employment . Reference this CFEC Job Posting when applying.
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