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Heavy Equipment Operator

Buhl, ID 83316

Posted: 05/20/2024 Industry: Trade Industries Pay Rate: $18.00/hour

Job Description

Gem State Staffing in Twin Falls is seeking a full-time, seasonal (possible temporary-to-permanent) heavy equipment operator/laborer for a local landscaping company in Buhl. Heavy equipment operation experience is required in backhoe, skid steer and dump truck. 

Job Description: The Heavy Equipment Operator will work onsite crushing rock for landscaping and functional (pond banks, road basins, driveways, and pivot tracks) need and organize product with a variety of heavy equipment. Additionally, the position will require some lifting and moving by hand; candidates must be comfortable lifting 50+lbs, as necessary.

Job Requirements


  • Self-motivated, self-directed personality
  • Basic experience operating heavy equipment (e.g. loader, tractor, forklift)
  • Basic mechanic/maintenance experience
  • Basic comprehension of English, written and verbal
  • Ability to work long hours over multiple, consecutive days
  • Ability to repetitively stand, bend, twist, crouch, and stoop for extended periods
  • Ability to repetitively lift 50+ lbs
  • Possess a valid driver’s license and personal transportation
  • Ability to pass pre-employment drug and background screenings

Job type/duration: Full-time, seasonal through the fall; possible temporary-to-permanent

Pay rate: $18.00/hour, DOE

Schedule: Monday through Saturday, 7:30 AM – 5:30 PM (possibly later during busy season)

Location: Buhl, ID 83316

Additional Information

How to apply: Apply in-person with two forms of government-issued identification which fulfill the Lists B and C I-9 requirements (e.g. driver's license and Social Security card) or one form of identification which fulfills the List A I-9 requirement (e.g. U.S. passport or Permanent Resident card) at our office – 628 Main Ave. North in Twin Falls.

Application hours are from 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM, Monday through Friday. If you are unable to apply within that time frame, please call our office; advance application appointments can be arranged. You may also being the application process online at

*** Note: Online applicants will still need to visit the office to complete more paperwork. Applicants who do not follow up in-person will not be considered. ***

Meet Your Recruiter

Patricia Villasenor
Branch Manager- Twin Falls

 Patricia wears many hats in the Twin Falls branch including providing administrative support, sales and marketing, and employee/customer relations. Patricia is a native to Twin Falls and has worked with Gem State Staffing for over 10 years now. She has a strong sense of devotion and specializes in seeking out the best characteristics in a person to get them the best job opportunity possible. Patricia spends her free time with her husband of 18 years, their two adult boys, and their two little fur babies.

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