Lead Tractor Operator

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Position Status:
Regular, Full Time
13.69 - Hourly
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Relocation Expenses:
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Employment Category:   Regular Full Time, 35-40 hours per week, with benefits.  May require working night, weekend and holiday hours. Night-shift differential and holiday/Sunday premium pay will be paid for hours worked.

Location:   Parks Department aboard Naval Submarine Base, Kings Bay, GA

Duties:  Pass on instructions received from supervisor to team members, getting work started and assigning the immediate tasks to be performed by individual team members. Working alongside team members and setting the pace.  Ensuring that needed materials and tools are available, and that needed stock is obtained from supply storage areas. Checking work in progress and when finished to ensure the supervisor’s instructions on work sequence, procedures, methods, and deadlines have been met. Report to supervisors the status and progress of work, and any causes of work delays.  Work must be accurate and to specifications according to job requirements.  Operate vehicle to transport tools and materials to work site.  Operates a variety of grounds maintenance equipment for mowing, trimming and edging, spraying chemicals, power blowing, trash removal and general cleanliness at the parks and ballfields.  Maintains flowerbeds and shrubs; removes debris, weeds, and leaves.  Keeps parks, pavilions, playgrounds and parking areas clean and presentable.  Ballfields include but not limited to dragging infields and grooming a synthetic turf field.  Performs preventative maintenance on machinery and other types of mechanical equipment (i.e. fluid levels and changing filters) and hand tools used to accomplish assigned duties and responsibilities.   Performs other duties as assigned.


  • A minimum of two years documented experience in a leadership position.

  • A minimum of two years documented specialized experience in landscaping sufficient to perform the duties of the position.

  • Must be at least 18 years old.

  • Knowledge and skill in operating various grounds maintenance equipment.

  • Familiarity with the safe use of hand/power tools and machinery.

  • Ability to follow instructions both written and oral.

  • Ability to work unsupervised.

  • Must possess a valid State Driver’s License.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:  Frequently walks, stands, bends and stoops in performing varied manual tasks, i.e., trimming shrubs, pulling weeds, pushing carts and mowers, carrying equipment and work tools.  Must be able to lift and carry weights up to 50 pounds (if over 40 pounds seek assistance).  The majority of the work is performed outdoors, possibly under adverse conditions.  Exposed to long periods in hot sun and at times to cold or rainy weather.  Subject to dust, dirt and mud.  Exposure to serious injury possible during occasional operation of power equipment and hand tools.  Also exposed to the chemical elements contained in fertilizers, insecticides, pesticides, herbicides. 

Basis of Review:   Applicants will be evaluated based on experience and qualifications described above and presented in written format.