Georgia Employer EQUIPMENT OPERATOR in Clarkesville, Georgia

POSITION VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT Position: Equipment Operator Closing Date: Open Until Filled Department: Road Posting Date: 07-27-2017 Salary Range: $10.93-$12.08/hour FLSA Status: Non-Exempt Major Duties: This position is responsible for operating a variety of construction and maintenance equipment necessary for the accomplishment of various road and infrastructure maintenance and repair projects. This position is also responsible for assisting with road and drainage maintenance activities, mowing grass on county rights of way, and clearing and chipping brush. Minimum Qualifications: � Ability to read, write and perform mathematical calculations at a level commonly associated with the completion of high school or equivalent. � Minimum one year experience sufficient to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position. � Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver's license issued by the State of Georgia for the type of vehicle or equipment operated. Education/Experience: � Skill in operating equipment such as a tractor, mower, backhoe, dump truck, jack hammer, and other related hand held tools and construction equipment. � Skill in operating power tools such as chain saws and weed eaters. � Skill in the use of tools such as a shovel, pick and rake. � Skill in defensive driving techniques. The successful candidate must pass a Background/Reference Check, and Pre-Employment Drug Screenings prior to the start of employment. Habersham County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. To Apply: All applicants must complete a Habersham County employment application. An application and a detailed job description can be picked up at the Habersham County Human Resources Department, Administration Building (Located on the 1st floor in the Old Courthouse), 555 Monroe Street, Clarkesville, GA 30523 or downloaded from our website For more information please call (706) 839-0214.