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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 - Road Department

  • Type:Full Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$10.75 Hourly
  • Posted Date:08/08/2018 4:27 PM

POSITION 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 road, field and right-of-way repair and maintenance activities such as shoveling, raking, hauling, mixing, digging and picking up materials, debris and dirt. Performs other related duties as assigned.

May be required to be on call for after hours emergencies such as inclement weather, etc., and 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: High School diploma or GED; 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.

Must possess a valid state's License (Class C).

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

WORK CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES: While performing the essential functions of this job, the incumbent 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, or machinery. (Depending upon area of assignment)


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