Share this Job

Current Employee? Click here to apply.

Equipment Operator

Date Posted:  Nov 19, 2020
Requisition ID:  152201

Edinburgh, IN, US, 46124

Work for Indiana

Grow your career with the State of Indiana! With more than 50 executive branch agencies, the State of Indiana is a diverse workforce offering employees stimulating and challenging projects across a broad scope of career opportunities. As a State of Indiana employee, you impact the well-being of Indiana’s communities every day.


About The Adjutant General's Office

The Adjutant General’s Office (AGO) provides a dynamic workplace while serving the Indiana National Guard at its various facilities throughout the state.  AGO’s programs and projects offer exciting opportunities for professionals in many fields - from maintenance repair to cadre to civil engineers - looking to begin or advance their careers.  AGO offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, as well as an outstanding work/life balance.  AGO offers agency specific benefits, such as a physical fitness program, an opportunity to work an alternative work schedule, and a spot bonus program to reward hardworking employees. 


Salary Information:

Salary for this position typically starts at $29,640.00 annually.

About the Job

Incumbent performs facility and grounds maintenance, while operating mowers, bus hogs, batwings, weed eaters and supervise Idoc Offender crews in support of the Maneuver Training Center. Reports to the Roads & Grounds Foreman duties include but are not necessarily limited to the following.

A Day in the Life

The essential functions of this role are as follows:

  • *Operates a variety of light equipment including, but not limited to: lawn and farm type tractors, truck mounted snow plows, dozers, rollers, Gradall, backhoe, and grader. Maintains equipment and vehicles by cleaning, oiling, greasing, welding, change tires and performing routine operator level preventative maintenance.

    * Operates a variety of hand construction and maintenance tools.

    *Performs routine duties such as cutting trees, clearing trails, seeding, weed-eating, mowing and employing various erosion control techniques.

    *Operates a variety of equipment for grounds and maintenance. Such equipment includes, but not limited to mulchers, mowers, scrapers, farm and other equipment as required in the accomplishment of maintenance and repair of as needed.

    *Coordinates and serves as resource person to others in work group

    *Perform grounds maintenance including snow removal etc

    *Facility building maintenance and repair interior and exterior

The job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time.

What You'll Need for Success
  • High school diploma or HSE (high school equivilency)
  • Some job duties may require the use of protective gear, the incumbent should be familiar with the use of the gear and its use in safety on the job.
  • Must have and maintain valid Indiana Drivers License
  • Must annually pass and complete the IDOC Inter-Agency Supervison of Out-Custody Work Crew Training course in order to supervise and IDOC inmate labor Crew       
  • Ability to work outdoors during inclement weather such as heat, cold, snow, and rain.
Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:
This role may serve as a team lead for an assigned work group.


Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:

The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefit package for full-time employees which includes:

  • Three (3) medical plan options (including RX coverage) and vision/dental coverages
  • Wellness program (offers premiums discount for the medical plan)
  • Health savings account (includes bi-weekly state contribution)
  • Deferred compensation account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match
  • Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options
  • Group life insurance
  • Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits
  • Paid vacation, personal and sick time off
  • Competitive leave policies covering a variety of employee needs
  • 12 company paid holidays, 14 on election years
  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
  • New Parent Leave
  • Free Parking
  • Free LinkedIn Learning


Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Current Employee? Click here to apply.

Nearest Major Market: Indianapolis