Equipment Operator I - Nights

Alexandria, VA
$41,005.64 - $72,163.26 Annually
Jun 02, 2023
Jun 16, 2023
Full Time


An Overview
An Equipment Operator I, operates one or more types of automotive equipment and performs a variety of manual tasks in connection with such operations. Employees in this class are responsible for the safe and efficient operation of several types of automotive equipment. Incumbents may service and make minor mechanical repairs. Assignments are outlined in detail by a supervisor, standard procedures are followed, and work is inspected periodically for safety and economy of operation.

The Opportunity
• Operates different types of sweepers in the operation of a scheduled sweeping program;
• Delivery of mulch or wood chips to citizens/residents;
• Operates a leaf vacuum truck, or collection of bio-degradable leaf bags on a scheduled route;
• Operates a variety of equipment in cleaning and hauling snow from roads and streets; also shovels snow when not operating heavy trucks;
• Operates a dump truck in connection with the transportation of sand, stone, asphalt, gravel, and other supplies;
• Operates a rear-load packer refuse collection truck and leads the work of Laborers or Refuse collectors;
• Assists in loading and unloading materials and equipment;
• Responds to citizen inquiries regarding refuse and recycling services;
• Responds to emergency or special events activity as needed;
• Performs related work as required.

About the Department
T&ES is a community partner in shaping a livable, green, and prospering Alexandria. We plan, build, operate, and maintain transportation systems and infrastructure that improve mobility and provide people and businesses with core public services. The work we do keeps Alexandrians moving, growing sustainability, and thriving. If you are curious about a broader view of our City, click City of Alexandria to learn more.

Minimum & Additional Requirements

The ideal Candidate
To qualify for this position all candidates must possess a High School Degree or GED; one (1) year experience in the operation of maintenance and/or construction equipment; good knowledge of departmental operations and procedures; some vocational training as related to construction/maintenance field; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Ability to perform heavy manual labor in all types of weather; must have a valid Commercial Driver's License.

Preferred Qualifications

To be considered as an ideal candidate, one should also possess three (3) years of experience in the operation of maintenance and/or construction equipment.


This position requires the successful completion of pre-employment background checks including but not limited to drug testing, and criminal background. This is a full-time position Monday through Friday, 7:00am - 3:30pm)

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