Equipment Operator, Grounds

Job Description

Grounds Equipment Operator, Full Time

UC Health is hiring a full-time Equipment Operator at the UC Medical Center.

Under general supervision the Grounds Equipment Operator operates motorized equipment to handle trash, spread salt, plow snow, mow grass, clean streets, move furniture and perform other highway maintenance operations. Help visitors, patents, & employees with minor mechanical repairs, changing flat tires, jump starting, unlocking locked vehicles with keys locked inside, maintains traffic flow and provides information at the hospital entrances. Drives 15/9 passenger vans? for patients/visitors/associates around the medical center complex, and other areas as directed. Responsible for maintaining logs and equipment, relative to day-to-day operations.

About UC Medical Center

As the pioneering hospital of UC Health, Greater Cincinnati's academic health system, UC Medical Center has served greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky for nearly 200 years. Each year, hundreds of thousands of patients receive care from our world-renowned clinicians and care teams utilizing the most advanced medical knowledge and technology available. UC Medical Center has 724 licensed beds and more than 5,800 employees.


  • Performs general labor and maintenance functions; loads and unloads Freight; arranges stock in warehouse; moves equipment, helps move Furniture too large for one person to handle from time to time.
  • Maintains housekeeping duties, empty trash and ashtrays as prescribed by area, maintains housekeeping duties in Goodman and North Albert Sabin Way Garage, including mopping elevator floors, cleaning elevator walls and cleaning glass in elevators.
  • Enforces parking policies; monitors vehicles for parking authorization provides security for parked vehicles, assist in impounding and towing situations.
  • Directs traffic flow at hospital entrances; directs individuals to appropriate areas for patient admissions, discharge, emergency entrance, etc.; provides directions and or maps to clinics, offices, etc.; obtains assistance as needed. Works with Public Safety to provide information necessary for towing of vehicles parked illegally on hospital driveways.
  • Operates 15/9 passenger vans as visitor/patient shuttle service for the Medical Center Complex. Maintains logs and records. Reports Maintenance needs to Parking and Access Control Mgr. or to Senior Client Services Attendant.
  • Handles appropriate cash transactions with cashiers' office as needed or directed.
  • Greets patient/visitors and assists them in getting in and out of vehicles. Directs visitors/patients away from entrances to appropriate areas to smoke and other duties as assigned.


  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Preferred: 1 - 2 Years equivalent experience

Benefit Details:
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Employee Paid Short- and Long-Term Disability
  • 401K
  • Tuition Reimbursement Opportunities
  • Community Discounts

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About UC Health

UC Health is an integrated academic health system serving Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky. In partnership with the University of Cincinnati, UC Health combines clinical expertise and compassion with research and teaching-a combination that provides patients with options for even the most complex situations. Members of UC Health include: UC Medical Center, West Chester Hospital, Daniel Drake Center for Post-Acute Care, Bridgeway Pointe Assisted Living, University of Cincinnati Physicians and UC Health Ambulatory Services (with more than 900 board-certified clinicians and surgeons), Lindner Center of HOPE and several specialized institutes including: UC Gardner Neuroscience Institute and the University of Cincinnati Cancer Center. Many UC Health locations have received national recognition for outstanding quality and patient satisfaction. Learn more at