Light Equipment Operator

Wilmington, OH

$500.00 SIGN ON BONUS, YOU WILL RECEIVE 250.00 AFTER 30 DAYS AND 250.00 AFTER 90 DAYS, PAY OUT BASED  ON ATTENDANCE/PERFORMANCE (Applies to full-time status only)


Must have Valid Drivers license

The World Equestrian Center located in Wilmington, OH is seeking a Light Equipment Operator to support our operations in grounds maintenance. Ideal candidates have previous experience in a similar field and must have experience driving forklifts and tractors. Position is outdoors so candidates must be able to come to work and produce results regardless of outdoor weather conditions. Additionally, the job requires a great deal of often strenuous physical activity therefore applicants should have the ability to meet these requirements.   Pay rate depending on experience 16.00-18.00 per hour.

The ideal candidate would have open availability.  Weekend availability is a must. 

Primary Responsibilities: 

  • Maintenance of  the grounds of the arena. 
  • Clean stalls and other grounds areas.
  • Trash collection and sweeping.
  • Responsible for Bedding delivery.
  • Responsible for Lawn Care
  • responsible for Snow Removal
  • Completion of Special event set up and tear down.
  • Dragging and watering arenas. 
  • Ability to lift up to lift, bend, twist and stand for long periods of time.
  • Ability to use equipment such as forklifts, tractor etc. for maintenance of the grounds.
  • Other duties as assigned by Management.


Required Skills:

  • Ability to work in all weather conditions. 
  • Candidate must have excellent customer service skills.
  • Ability to work with limited supervision. 


Required Experience:

  • Experience running a forklift  and tractors is highly preferred.
  • License for use of forklifts and tractors is highly preferred.
  • Experience on a farm or similar location is highly preferred.

The World Equestrian Center is managed by Columbus Hospitality Management, a company committed to providing quality service and memorable guest experiences in a positive and welcoming work environment. We are focused on supporting the needs of our team through our commitment to the family/work life balance and by providing development opportunities.

We are proud to be a Drug Free Workplace/EOE. All applicants will be required to submit to a background check prior to employment.