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General Services

Equipment Operator I (11pm - 7am)

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Join us for hands-on work operating vehicles and equipment in forestry, street, and water system maintenance. You'll handle single-chassis vehicles with mechanical attachments, occasionally supervising a small crew. While close supervision is the norm, your expertise will shine during routine tasks. Join our team and master the art of vehicle operation and maintenance!


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Albany, NY

Residency Required Within 180 Days of Hire:



*These are the minimum qualifications necessary by law to be considered for this position. If you do not have the needed experience or equivalent experience required for this role, kindly consider applying for another position with us.

  • Knowledge of the principles of truck, tractor and turf maintenance equipment operation;

  • Knowledge of the geography of the area served and of the traffic laws of the State of New York;

  • Some knowledge of the component parts of truck and transport vehicles, tractors and large area mowing equipment; 

  • Skill in operating a single-chassis truck or other vehicles or equipment of equal complexity, safely and efficiently in traffic and under adverse climatic conditions; 

  • Ability to read and write; 

  • Ability to service and to make minor repairs to motor vehicles; 

  • Ability to understand and carry out written or oral instructions, and fill out required forms and other paperwork; 

  • Ability to lift a minimum of fifty (50) pounds; 

  • Physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.

Minimum Qualifications: A. One year of experience in the operation of a vehicle requiring a Class B license to operate; OR 

B. Must be a current City of Albany employee that has completed the initial required (6) fourhour training sessions and has passed the hands-on testing under the City of Albany Training Program. 

Special Requirement For Acceptance Of Application:  Eligibility and possession of a CDL class B license without air brake restrictions issued by the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles at time of appointment and for the duration of employment.

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