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Light Auto Equipment Operator

California State University, Long Beach

Last Updated: 5/16/23

Job Description

Light Auto Equipment Operator

Job No: 517919
Work Type: Staff
Location: Long Beach
Categories: Unit 5 - CSUEU - Operations and Support Services, Temporary, Full Time, Trades

Job Summary
Under the general supervision of the Manager of Grounds and Landscape Services and/or designees, this position performs duties of a Light Equipment Operator with major responsibility for the operation of motorized riding lawn mowing equipment, tractors, sweepers and other small motorized equipment and performs landscaping duties as directed. Support operational needs of the Collection Area and campus events.
Key Responsibilities

  • Operates all self-propelled, motor powered, riding lawn mowing equipment, including tractors, Sweepers, Fork Lift, Pressure Washer and other equipment related to landscape maintenance.
  • Service events on the weekends; relating to trash and recycling. Deploying trash cans for event, along with picking up trash cans when event is done. Surveying event site for damages.
  • Assist with landscaping functions as needed, such as assisting with weeding, planting, cultivating, watering, fertilizing, and light pruning of shrubs, hedges, small tree, flowers; using small hand and power equipment.
Knowledge Skills and Abilities
Must be able to perform skilled driving and operations of equipment and vehicles which include half ton to four ton; two axle trucks with up to five-speed transmissions; small wheel-type tractors, including those with special purpose attachments, such as backhoes, mowers, buckets, blades, cultivators, and rakes; trench diggers, loaders ¼ to 1 cubic yard or less bucket capacity. Ability to service and make minor repairs to equipment operated. Knowledge of the rules of safe driving and the provisions of the State of California Vehicle Code pertaining to operation of vehicle described in the appropriate class. Knowledge of the State of California General Industrial Safety orders related to me assigned tasks of the class, particularly those related to the vehicle and equipment operations, construction methods and practices, and the lifting and moving of heavy loads. Ability to recognize safety hazards and to follow practices and laws to insure safety. Ability to follow manuals and guidelines pertaining to operation of state vehicles. Ability to load and unload vehicles correctly and safely. Ability to operate a street sweeper. Good interpersonal and communication skills. Experience working in a university or large institutional setting. Follows all Departmental policies, procedures, and guidelines.

Ability to communicate with an ethnically and culturally diverse campus community. Ability to follow all university policies, procedures, and guidelines including but not limited to safety, civility, information security, and non-discrimination policies and procedures. Ability to contribute to a positive university experience for each and every student, and assist in achieving the university's commitment to a "vision of excellence."
Education and Experience
Equivalent to one year of related experience preferred.
Licenses / Certificates
Valid CA Driver's license, good driving record, and equivalent to one year of paid or regularly assigned driving experience in a job involving operating of a delivery vehicle, truck, tractor, bus, or automotive maintenance equipment required.
Beach Building Services
Light Automotive Equipment Operator
The salary range for this classification is $3,120 to $5,596 per month.
Excellent benefits through CalPERS (health, vision, dental), tuition fee waiver, generous vacation and sick leave, and 14 paid holidays each year.
Time Base
Full-time temporary position for one year with no permanent status granted. Temporary assignments may expire prior to the ending date.
Application Procedures
Click Apply Now to complete the CSULB Online Employment Application.
Additional Information
The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 Revised July 21, 2017 as a condition of employment.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily and is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

Due to the nature of this position, current CSULB employees are subject to a criminal record check unless they have successfully completed a criminal background check through CSULB within the past 12 months.

California State University Long Beach expects respectful, professional behavior from its employees in all situations. Acts of harassment or abusive conduct are prohibited. Demonstrated appropriate professional behavior, treating others with civility and respect, and refusing to tolerate abusive conduct is expected of all employees.
Equal Employment Statement
California State University Long Beach is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that is strongly committed to promoting diversity in all areas of the campus community. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to age, physical or mental disability, gender or sex, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion or religious creed, sexual orientation, and veteran or military status.

To view the University's Annual Campus Crime Report go to: Copies of the report are available upon request. To request a copy, contact the University Police Department at [Register to View] .
CSU Vaccination Policy
The CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement as a condition of employment. The system wide policy can be found at and questions may be sent to
Out of State Employment Policy
California State University, Long Beach, as part of the CSU system, is a State of California Employer. As such, the University requires all employees upon date of hire to reside in the State of California.

As of January 1, 2022 the CSU Out-of-State Employment Policy prohibits the hiring of employees to perform CSU-related work outside the state of California.

Application Closes: Aug 31, 2022 (11:55 PM)

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Company Details

Long Beach, California, United States
CSULB, one of the largest universities in the CSU system, is located in Long Beach on a beautifully landscaped, 320-acre campus near the ocean and the thriving downtown area. The school’s faculty and staff are engaged in a broad array of high-quality undergraduate and graduate programs, significant research, in addition to a wide range of community and professional service organizations.