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at Gila River Indian Community

Posted: 11/7/2019
Job Reference #: 20077-1

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Job Title: Heavy Equipment Operator

Closing Date: 11/21/2019
DEADLINE: Attach any required documents, i. e., Transcripts, Certificates, diploma and Motor Vehicle
Record, to your online application by midnight on the closing date. Late Applications or documents will not
be considered
Job Number: 20-077
Job Type: Full-Time Regular
Department: Gila River Indian Irrigation & Drainage District

City: Sacaton, AZLocations: 192 S. "A" Street
Area of Interest: Irrigation
Salary Type: DOE
Salary/ Hourly Rate: $18.
04 Hourly
Tribal Driving Permit Required: Yes


The Heavy Equipment Operator performs skilled work in the operation of heavy-duty equipment effectively and
safely; and is responsible for maintenance, repairs and adjustments to highly specialized costly equipment
requiring constant attention to protect from damage.

o Operate a variety of equipment, which may include backhoes, motor graders, dump trucks, tractor, water
trucks, stripers, loaders, blades, scrapers, bulldozers, etc.o Operate a truck trailer with lowboy unit attached for transporting heavy equipment.
0 Perform minor maintenance and preventative maintenance on assigned equipment.
0 Notify supervisory personnel for need of regular, preventative, or emergency maintenance of all heavy
0 Perform duties under varied ?eld conditions.
0 May be required to work varied hours depending on work schedules, seasonal schedule, emergencies, etc.
0 Perform other related duties as assigned.REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILTIY:Knowledge of the operation of hydraulically operated equipment.Knowledge of hazards and applicable safety rules and precautions of heavy equipment operation.
Knowledge of traf?c laws, ordinances and rules involved with equipment operation.Skill in the operation of various types of heavy trucks and equipment.Ability to work independently.Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions.Ability to coordinate eye-hand-foot movements.Ability to service, adjust and make minor repairs to heavy construction equipment.Ability to maintain effective working relationships with other employees, Community Of?cials and the
general public.
0 Ability to perform all physical requirements of the position; agree to maintain a Drug-free workplace.REQUIRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:
High School diploma or GED with a minimum of three (3) years experience in the operation and general
maintenance of heavy equipment.


Class A Commercial Driver’s License.Required to obtain a Tribal Driving permit. Valid state driver’s license with a current proof of driving record for
the past 39 months will be required to qualify for a tribal driving permit. Proof of driving record must be
submitted with application and must not be more than 60 days old from the date of submission of the
application.Non- Supervisory, Hourly Position
Reports to General Manager or designee


- Medical - EPO or FPO Self-Funded Plan utilizing Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona Network

- Prescription Program

- Dental - Plan is provided through CIGNA with no deductible for preventive services or $50 (individual)/ $150
(family) deductible for basic and major services

- Vision - plan benefits are provided through SightCare of Arizona and carry a $10 co-pay for exams, zero co-

- Life and AD&D - We offer voluntary or supplemental life insurance for Employee & Dependents through
METLIFE Group Insurance. GRIC pays the full cost for your Basic Life and AD&D.Other Voluntary Benefits -

- Flexible Spending Account (F SA)
° Short Term Disability

- Long Term Disability

- Employee Assistance Program

- 12 Paid Holidays

- Vacation Leave

- Sick Leave

Preference in filling vacancies is given to quali?ed Indian candidates in accordance with the Indian Preference
Act (Title 25, US. Code, Section 472 and 473). The Gila River Indian Community is also committed to achieving
the full and equal opportunity without discrimination because of Race, Religion, Color, Sex, National Origin,
Politics, Marital Status, Physical Handicap, Age or Sexual Orientation. In other than the above, the Gila River
Indian Community is an Equal Opportunity Employer.If you are claiming Preference in one or more of the following categories please attach a copy of the
required documentation to the completed Employment Application.Preference for Community Members (with proof of enrollment)Preference for Native Americans (must meet membership requirement of a federally recognized Tribe.)
Preference point for Spouse of Community Member (with proof of spouse enrollment)Preference point for Veteran (must meet statutory requirements)


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