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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 I - Public Works

  • Type:Full Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$10.75 Hourly
  • Posted Date:12/13/2017

 

CLASS: EQUIPMENT OPERATOR I
DEPARTMENT: ROAD DEPARTMENT
REPORTS TO : ASSISTANT ROADS SUPERINTENDENT
SAFETY SENSITIVE:   YES

 

JOB SUMMARY:
Performs work involving operating light to heavy equipment which may include asphalt spreader, tar distributor, tractor, backhoe, mower, front end loader, and other equipment. Repairs and maintains roads, fields and rights-of-way. Performs other duties as assigned. 

This position may be required to be on call for after hour emergencies, such as inclement weather, etc.
This position may be required to work on religious holidays in some circumstances.

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, six months to one year 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 weather conditions, especially cold and hot temperatures, humidity, rain, and sun. Also exposed to airborne irritants, fumes, dust, gases, noxious odors, vibrations, electrical shock, and moving and/or mechanical parts.

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 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


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