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State of Massachusetts Tractor Driver in Worcester, Massachusetts

The Worcester Recovery Center and Hospital (WRCH) operated by the Department of Mental Health (DMH) is seeking a Tractor Driver with Class 2B Hoisting and Class B CDL with Air Break Endorsement licenses. This position will operate tractors, trucks, plows, lawn mowers, snow blowers and similar equipment to maintain the grounds and buildings of a large institution. In addition, plows snow, sands roadways, sidewalks and parking areas. Please note:The incumbent in these positions will will work 1st shift, 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The days off are Saturday and Sunday. _Duties and Responsibilities (these are a general summary and not all-inclusive):_ * Operates tractors, trucks and or power equipment in the maintenance and beautification of grounds and buildings. * Performs motor truck operations for the collection and disposal of refuse and for hauling construction material; delivers them as directed. * Operates snow plows, road sander in conjunction with motor trucks. * Assist with moving materials or furniture within the buildings. * Services trucks, tractors and equipment with oil and gas; cleans interior and exterior. * Assists with road construction repair work or other assigned manual tasks. * Performs grounds keeping tasks; mowing, weeding, planting, pruning of trees, shrubs or flowers. Fertilize lawns and plants. * Rakes leaves, cleans roadways and parking lots, cleans walks, gutters, drains and catch basins. * Shovels, snow and/or use snow blower or equipment to sand small areas. * * *Required Qualifications:* _ * Working knowledge of the operation and uses of tractors and similar mobile equipment. * Knowledge of state regulations and safety precautions governing the operation of tractors and similar mobile equipment. * Familiarity of the methods, materials, tools and equipment used in connection with the care and maintenance of machinery, equipment and building. * Able to operate mobile equipment safety and skillfully. * Skillfully detect defects in and make repairs to mobile equipment. *Preferred Qualifications:* * Ability to work in adverse weather conditions for long periods. * Given the population served bilingual and/or multilingual fluency. Given the population served, bilingual or multilingual fluency is preferred. ASL preferred. Candidate must be able to read, write and otherwise communicate in English. *About Worcester Recovery Center and Hospital (WRCH):* Located on over 100 acres in Worcester, Massachusetts, Worcester Recovery Center and Hospital (WRCH) is part of an integrated network of effective, efficient and culturally competent mental health services. It provides intermediate and long-term inpatient care for individuals with serious and persistent mental illness who live in Massachusetts, as well as individuals requiring specialized court ordered evaluations. WRCH provides inpatient services to 260 inpatient adults, inclusive of a Deaf Inpatient Mental Health Service; 30 inpatient adolescents and 30 residential adolescents, in either an Intensive Residential Treatment Program (IRTP) or a Behavioral Intensive Residential Treatment Program (BIRT). *DMH Mission Statement:* The Department of Mental Health assures and provides access to services and supports to meet the mental health needs of individuals of all ages, enabling them to live, work and participate in their communities. The Department establishes standards to ensure effective and culturally competent care to promote recovery. The Department sets policy, promotes self-determination, protects human rights and supports mental health training and research. *Total Compensation:* As an employee of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, you are offered a great career opportunity influencing a wide-spectrum of services to the diverse populations we serve - but it's more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits which you should consider towards your overall compensation, including: * 75% state paid a medical insurance premium * Reasonable Dental and Vision Plans * Flexible Spending Account and Dependent Care Assistance programs * Low cost basic and optional life insurance * Retirement Savings: State Employees' Pension and a Deferred Compensation 457(b) plan * 12 paid holidays per year and competitive Sick, Vacation and Personal Time * Tuition benefit for employee and spouse at state colleges and universities * Short-Term Disability and Extended Illness program participation options * Incentive-based Wellness Programs * Professional Development and Continuing Education opportunities * Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program *Pre-Hire Process_* A criminal background check will be completed on the recommended candidate as required by the regulations set forth by the Executive Office of Health and Human Services prior to the candidate being hired. For more information, please visit Education, licensure and certifications will be verified in accordance with the Human Resources Division’s Hiring Guidelines, Education and license/certification information provided by the selected candidate(s) is subject to the Massachusetts Public Records Law and may be published on the Commonwealth’s website. For questions regarding this requisition, please contact Carolyn Burnett in Human Resources at (857) 275-8677. * *First consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days. MINIMUM ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS: None. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: I. Possession of a current and valid Massachusetts Class B CDL License . II. Possession of a current and valid Massachusetts Class 2B Hoisting License issued by the Department of Public Safety. Executive Order #595:As a condition of employment, successful applicants will be required to have received COVID-19 vaccination or an approved exemption as of their start date. Details relating to demonstrating compliance with this requirement will be provided to applicants selected for employment. Applicants who receive an offer of employment who can provide documentation that the vaccine is medically contraindicated or who object to vaccination due to a sincerely held religious belief may make a request for exemption. An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Job: Equipment, Facilities & Services* *Organization: Department of Mental Health *Title: *Tractor Driver Location: Massachusetts-Worcester - 309 Belmont Street Requisition ID: 210007W3