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    The primary purpose of these positions is to perform Tractor Operator duties in support of grounds and facility maintenance.

    Temporary positions not-to-exceed 1039 regular hours in a service year may be terminated sooner or extended depending on management needs.

    The typical seasonal entry-on-duty period is May-October but can be variable during these months due to weather conditions, project needs, or funding. Anticipated Entry on Duty: May 2019.

    ** Closing date has been extended to 3/13/19.

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    • Operate tractors with towed or attached equipment to maintain grounds and road medians on both level and rolling terrain such as open fields, road surfaces, ditches banks, hills, roadsides, etc.
    • Hook up and operate various attachments and auxiliary equipment such as backhoes, brush-hogs, chippers, cutter bars, movable dozer blades, front-end loaders, harrows, mowers, post-hole diggers, plows, street blower, trailers, wagons, etc.
    • Check fuel, and service tractors before operation; perform preventive maintenance, minor repairs, and adjustments to farm tractors and auxiliary equipment.
    • Read, interpret, and apply tractor and equipment operation and maintenance manuals; troubleshoot problems relating to equipment operation.
    • Apply fertilizers using spreaders and aerators as needed; properly clean and store tractors and equipment after use.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    5705 Tractor Operating

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/524911200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.