Equipment Operator III

Recruitment #210712-F78C-06

Introduction

The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) is committed to providing quality health services to Oklahoma citizens. The mission of the Department of Health is to promote, protect and improve the health of all Oklahomans through strategies that focus on preventing disease and injuries.

OSDH is seeking a full time Equipment Operator III providing support to Region 5 of the southwest region of the state. This is a classified position (PIN#34004048) in state government.  Duty station will be determined upon hire.  OSDH offers a comprehensive Benefits Packageincluding a generous benefit allowance to offset the cost of insurance premiums for employees and their eligible dependentsFor more information about the benefit allowance [click here]. The annual salary for this position is up to $35,665.49 based on education and experience.

This position will cover multiple counties, the duty station is Comanche County.
Counties Covered:  Beckham, Caddo, Comanche, Cotton, Greer, Harmon, Jackson, Kiowa and Tillman County Health Departments.

Position Description:
This position will serve as part of a Mobile Unit team that will provide Public Health services throughout Southwest Oklahoma.  This position is the primary driver and is responsible for the care and maintenance of the truck and mobile unit/trailer for Region 5; responsible for scheduling service, upkeep and repair of truck and mobile clinic unit, moving mobile clinic from one site to another and setting up portable clinic to be able to receive patients.  This position is responsible for ordering, receiving and storage of supplies; ensuring adequate inventories of supplies and equipment.  Position will clean the mobile clinic and sanitize after each use and upon return to home site.

Physical Demands and Work Environment
Varied activities including sitting, walking, stooping, lifting, bending, pushing, and reaching. Ability to physically stand for several hours with good mobility (for reaching into vehicles). Applicants must be willing to perform all job-related travel associated with this position. Work includes duties performed outdoors in varying temperatures and conditions. A valid driver’s license is required. Use of N-95 respirator is required.

STATE EMPLOYEE INFORMATION

IF YOU ARE A CURRENT OR FORMER PERMANENT, CLASSIFIED STATE EMPLOYEE, PLEASE APPLY TO THE “INTERNAL JOBS” LISTING HERE. DO NOT APPLY VIA THIS RECRUITMENT.

BASIC PURPOSE

Positions in this job family are assigned responsibilities involving the operation of various types of equipment or machinery in performing various maintenance or construction activities, or in completing  other functions involving the use of equipment or machinery.

LEVEL DESCRIPTORS

This job family consists of three levels which are distinguished based on the complexity of work assigned, the expertise required to complete assigned duties and the responsibility assigned for the supervision of others. 
   
Level III:                                  
This is the leadership level of this job family where employees are assigned responsibilities for the direct supervision of an equipment shop, roads and grounds unit, or similar organizational unit involving the use of heavy equipment in construction, maintenance, or transportation activities.  Responsibility may also be assigned for the supervision of highly skilled or specialized  work involving the use of lighter equipment. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Level III:                           
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of three years of experience in operating and maintaining power equipment used in maintenance, construction or transportation.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT

Applicants must be willing and able to fulfill all job-related travel normally associated with this position.
 
Some positions may require possession of a valid Oklahoma Commercial Drivers License, class A or B with appropriate endorsements referenced in United States Department of Transportation Title 47, Chapter 6, Section 101 et seq., at the time of appointment.
 
Applicants must take and pass a drug test prior to appointment.  These tests will be administered through the appointing agency.  This requirement is referenced in 49 Code of Federal Regulation, parts 40 and 382.
 

SELECTIVE QUALIFICATIONS

Some positions may require the experience to be in the operation of a heavy duty truck tractor.

NOTES

REQUIREMENTS:
If education, certification or licensure is required to meet qualifications, applicants must provide documentation at the time of interview. 

 

All applicants are subject to a background check and must be legally authorized to work in the United States without visa sponsorship.

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No additional information will be accepted after the application has been submitted.

Selection Plan

Scores based on:  100% Evaluation of Education and Experience listed on the supplemental questionnaire.

***NOTE:  Names of eligible applicants can be made available to State agencies upon their request, immediately following the closing date and time.