ERIE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS – Highways Division
Motor Equipment Operator - SEASONAL
Starting Hourly Salary: $16.830 (2019) $17.167 (2020) *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 New York State 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 Robin.Hufford@erie.gov 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