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Motor Equipment Operator III

The Maryland Department of Veterans Affairs
Laurel, MD Full-time
Posted on July 7, 2019

Motor Equipment Operator

The Maryland Department of Veterans Affairs is currently recruiting Motor Equipment Operator III candidates for its veterans cemeteries in Owings Mills, Crownsville, and Cheltenham.

Main Purpose of Job

Operates various pieces of standard or specialized equipment such as front end-loaders/backhoes, sweepers, or 3/4 ton trucks. Measures and excavate grave for internment of casketed or cremated remains. May supervise or train building and grounds workers and cemetery care takers to operate equipment when needed.
Minimum Qualifications
Education: Completion of the sixth grade.

Experience: One year of experience in the operation of complex or specialized construction or maintenance equipment which has a pedal operated clutch and a multi-speed manual transmission.

Note: Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a non-commissioned officer in Equipment Operator classifications or Equipment Operator and Vehicle Operator specialty codes in the Equipment Operation field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.