Heavy Equipment Operator

Posted: 09/11/2022

The City of Batavia is accepting applications for a Heavy Equipment Operator.  Wages $19.18/hr - $24.49/hr plus benefits.  Candidates shall be a motivated, have attention to detail and take pride in their work.   Candidate must be able to work both independently and within a group.

This position is within the Bureau of Maintenance.  This may include assignments to Parks, Streets, Storm / Sanitary Sewers, Street Cleaning and/or as assigned.  Any applicant must be willing and able to respond to call-outs to include Snow Operations (anytime).  Applicant shall be qualified to operate all equipment within the Bureau of Maintenance.

Candidates who would like to be considered will provide a letter of interest to include your qualifications, experience and why you would like to be considered for this position.  Letters of interest and a completed Genesee County Civil Service Application shall be submitted to Human Resource Office – City of Batavia, One Batavia City Centre, Batavia, NY14020  no later than, April 13th, 2022.  Resume and references should be included.

Applications can be picked up at Human Resource Office at City Batavia or downloaded from Genesee County Civil Service website - Link provided:


Job specification – Link provided:


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Completion of standard grade school and two (2) years of experience in the operation of a motor equipment with a minimum gross weight of 18,000 pounds, at least one year of which shall have involved the operation of heavy construction equipment; or any equivalent combination of training and experience indicating the ability to perform the duties of the job.

NYS Class B Driver’s license with tanker endorsement required and Class A is helpful.