Vehicle/Equipment Operator - Refuse

East Carolina University Greenville, NC
Job Title Vehicle/Equipment Operator - Refuse Position Number 904911 Vacancy Open to All Candidates Time-Limited No Department Homepage Advertising Department CO FS GROUNDS Refuse Division Administration & Finance Classification Title 17123 Vehicle Equip Operator Competency Level 1 - Contributing Working Title Vehicle/Equipment Operator - Refuse Number of Vacancies 1 Full Time Equivalent (FTE) 1.0 Full Time or Part Time Full Time Recruitment Range $23,332 - $33,977 Anticipated Hiring Range $26,018 - $33,671 Salary Grade Equivalency GN04 Work Schedule M-F Work Hours 7-4pm Position Location (City) Greenville Job Category Staff - Service Organizational Unit Overview

Facilities Services is a unit in the Campus Operations Division, which is a part of a broad, diverse division of Administration and Finance that includes all aspects of facilities management at East Carolina University. East Carolina University is the third largest university in the University of North Carolina system with approximately 28,000 full-time students and a staff of approximately 6,000. The university is comprised of 6.2 million square feet of facilities located on 1319 acres with $1.49 billion in physical assets. * This includes the Main, Health Sciences, West Research Campuses, and satellite locations associated with university programs. Facilities Services has an annual budget in excess of $30 million and employs over 400 full-time employees. Major functions include facilities maintenance and housekeeping services. (* Source is the UNC General Administration HEFC Report-Fall 2011.)

Facilities Services primary purpose is to plan and perform corrective and preventive maintenance functions on all building structures and equipment and utility infrastructure. Corrective maintenance returns equipment to optimal design performance after failure or upon degradation from age, adverse operation conditions, etc. Preventive maintenance minimizes equipment failures and reduces corrective maintenance.

Job Duties

Primary responsibility will be, but not limited to, driving a front-end loader garbage truck, collecting refuse on the East Carolina University Campus. Other duties to include driving Hook-lift truck for campus roll-off containers, cleaning and maintaining refuse truck and university dumpsters, managing campus dumpster report, as well as non-refuse related activities in the Grounds Department.

Minimum Education/Experience

Demonstrated possession of the competencies necessary to perform the work. Requires appropriate licenses or certifications to operate assigned types of vehicles or equipment.

License or Certification required by statute or regulation


Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education

Work independently and as a member of a team.

Graduation from High School or GED is preferred.

License or Certification required by the Department

A valid NC Driver's License.

Commercial Driver's License Class A or B with air brake endorsement.

Special Instructions to Applicant

* Please ensure your full range of knowledge, skills, abilities, experience and education are listed on your application. Do not write 'see resume' on your application when completing the job duties section.

* If you answer the questions at the end of the application, please ensure your application reflects the knowledge, skills, abilities and experiences to support your answers (see job duties section of previous employment).

* Failure to answer the questions at the end of the application will not preclude your application from being considered but may result in your application not receiving full consideration of your knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Job Open Date 06/11/2018 Job Close Date - Positions will be posted until 11:59 p.m. EST on this date; If no closing date is indicated, the position will be posted until filled and may close at any time after the recruitment has been completed. 06/22/2018 Open Until Filled No Quick Link for Direct Access to Posting Alternate option

If no applicants apply who meet the required competency level and training & experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations.


East Carolina University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration. We encourage qualified applicants from women, minorities, veterans, individuals with a disability, and historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race/ethnicity, color, genetic information, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, political affiliation, or veteran status.

Individuals requesting accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) should contact the Department for Disability Support Services at (252) 737-1016 (Voice/TTY).

Eligibility for Employment

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. ECU participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. If highest degree earned is from an institution outside of the U.S. and its territories, final candidates are required to have their degree validated as equivalent to the degree conferred by a regionally accredited college or university in the U.S.

Office of Human Resources Contact Information

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (252) 328-9847 or toll free at 1-866-489-1740 or send an email to Our office is available to provide assistance from 8:00-5:00 EST.

Supplemental Questions

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* Chronicle of Higher Education


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Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents

Optional Documents

* Curriculum Vitae/Resume

* Cover Letter

* Letter of Recommendation

* List of References