Exam type: 
Non-Competitive (no exam required)
Erie County Department of Public Works - Highways Division
Aurora; Clarence; Concord; Harlem or Hamburg District
Posting Dates: 
September 19, 2017 - January 17, 2018

Erie County Department of Public Works - Highways Division 


(Anticipated Future Vacancies)

Location(s):                               1 @ Clarence District

                                                1 @ Harlem District

                                                1 @ Hamburg District

                                                1 @ Concord District

                                                1 @ Aurora District

Starting Salary:                                     $16.176 – Hourly   (no benefits)

Motor Equipment Operator: The typical work activities include: operate a variety of self-propelled equipment in the construction, repair and maintenance of highways and bridges, and maintain their equipment by performing specific routine maintenance tasks. Motor equipment operators (MEO's), as members of a work crew, are characterized by both the performance of laboring tasks and the operation of self-propelled equipment such as all trucks, front end loaders, backhoes; road graders, tractor mowers, rollers, bituminous sprayers, catch basin cleaners, self-propelled loaders and snowplows with or without wing attachments, sanders, rotary snow plows, self-propelled sweepers, bulldozers, bituminous pavers, pavement striper, and widener.

Minimum Qualifications:             Six (6) months of work experience in the operation of self-propelled Highway maintenance equipment noted above.

Special Requirement: Possession of a valid NYS Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) appropriate for class of vehicle operated at time of appointment.

To apply for anticipated positions please e-mail your resume to or mail your resume to:

Erie County Personnel Office
95 Franklin St.  6th floor
Buffalo, New York 14202

Erie County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Frequently Requested Information


Phone: (716) 858-8484
Erie County Civil Service Exam Line: (716) 858-8729

Edward A. Rath County Office Building
95 Franklin Street, 6th Floor
Buffalo, New York 14202