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Newton County Government participates in the federal work authorization program to verify employment eligibility of all newly hired employees (E-Verify). 

User Identification Number: 106134
Date of Authorization: March 6, 2008 

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Contact Information
1113 Usher Street
Suite 203
Covington, GA 30014
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Ph: 678-625-1212
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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Current Openings:

Equipment Operator II - Landfill

  • Type:Full Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$12.99 Hourly
  • Posted Date:07/05/2017 9:13 AM
  • Deadline to Apply:08/02/2017 12:00 PM

 

CLASS: EQUIPMENT OPERATOR II
DEPARTMENT: SOLID WASTE - LANDFILL
REPORTS TO : DIRECTOR
SAFETY SENSITIVE:   YES

 

Position requires work schedule: Monday - Saturday with rotating day off

JOB SUMMARY:

Performs work involving the operation of equipment at landfill or road maintenance and construction sites; operates machinery in covering and packing garbage; performs slope work; performs safety checks and basic equipment maintenance tasks; performs associated labor duties at assigned work sites; maintains a safe and sanitary environment.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 
All candidates to fill a vacant position in this classification must submit to and pass a drug-screening test after meeting the following minimum requirements:

Education and Experience:
High School diploma or GED; and, one to two years of progressively responsible related experience; or, any combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job. 
 
Licenses and Certifications:
Valid Driver’s License (Class dependent upon type of equipment operated).

Please provide a satisfactory 3 year motor vehicle report (MVR) when submitting the application packet.

Working Conditions:
While performing the essential functions of this position the employee is regularly exposed to outdoor weather conditions; shaking objects or surfaces; conditions such as fumes, noxious odors, dusts, mists, and gases, and moving mechanical parts of equipment, tools,l or machinery.

The incumbent's working conditions are typically very loud.

SELECTION PROCESS:
A Newton County Employment Application MUST BE RECEIVED at 1113 Usher Street Covington, GA 30014 by 8/2/17 @ Noon for consideration. Applications are available in our office, via the link below or by applying online. We will contact by phone or mail only those applicants whose qualifications meet our minimum requirements and are selected to move forward in the process. We comply with the Drug Free Workplace Guidelines. EOE

NEWTON COUNTY APPLICATION PACKET 

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