Light Equipment Operator – Fort A.P. Hill, Virginia

Colorado State University - Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands
Fort A.P. Hill, Virginia
Job Category
Full time Positions
$50,000 - $56,000
Last Date to Apply
Title: Light Equipment Operator - Fort A.P. Hill, Virginia Location: Fort A.P. Hill, Virginia Full job description: Full Consideration Application Date: 01/30/2023 Salary Range: $50,000 - $56,000 Position Summary: The Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands (CEMML) is a research, education and service unit within the Warner College of Natural Resources at Colorado State University (CSU). CEMML applies the latest and most appropriate science to promote the sustainable management of natural and cultural resources on Department of Defense (DoD) and other public lands. We provide technical support, conduct applied research, and offer career development and learning opportunities to support resource stewardship. We collaborate with our sponsors and within CSU to resolve complex environmental issues, leaving a legacy of science-based decisions that sustain our resources for future generations. To learn more about CEMML’s contributions to land management, our mission, vision, and values, visit Up to three positions are available. Colorado State University and the Center for Environmental Management of Military lands are seeking to hire Light Equipment Operators to be located at Fort A.P. Hill, Virginia. The Fort A.P. Hill Land Management project seeks qualified light equipment operators to support land management and grounds maintenance activities. Light equipment operators will coordinate with installation staff to operate single and double axel vehicles, mowers, skid steers, brush hogs and other light equipment with the goal of maintaining open areas and controlling invasive species. Position will also be responsible for routine maintenance of equipment and monthly reporting on activities. Beginning Monday, August 16, 2021, Colorado State University has mandated vaccinations against COVID-19. Faculty and staff are required to submit their vaccine status or declare an exemption. More information about the vaccination mandate can be found on the CSU COVID-19 Information & Resources site here, Employee Benefits: Colorado State University (CSU) is committed to providing employees with a strong and competitive benefits package that supports you, your health, and your family. Visit CSU’s Human Resources website for detailed benefit plan information for permanent full-time and part-time faculty and administrative professional employees in the following University benefit areas: & Colorado State University conducts background checks on all final candidates. CSU is an EO/EA/AA employer.
Required Qualifications: • 2 years professional experience. • A High school Diploma, General Education Development (GED), or equivalent • Experience clearing vegetation using mechanical and hand equipment • Experience with running and maintaining light equipment • Physically able to work outdoors and perform strenuous labor under all weather conditions (e.g., heat and humidity). Able to lift 40 pounds repeatedly • Be able to follow directions, work collectively with others as a team, and maintain safe working standards • Must have a valid driver’s license or the ability to obtain a driver’s license by the employment start date. • The successful candidate must be legally authorized to work in the U.S. by proposed start date; CEMML will not provide visa sponsorship for this position.
Contact Person
Jessica Horvath
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