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Public Works Laborer

City of Emerson

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Public Works Laborer


This position involves daily operation of public works and utilities including but not limited to:  Utility maintenance and repair, water/sewer maintenance and repair, installing water meters, inspections, using heavy equipment and tools, pipe repairs, garbage pickup, street repairs, building repairs and maintenance, lawn maintenance and all other duties as assigned.


Prior experience is preferred.  Must have a valid Georgia Driver’s License, a high school diploma or equivalent GED.  Must be able to operate heavy equipment.  Must have experience in general maintenance, repair and construction.  Should be knowledgeable of construction materials, procedures, tools and equipment as well as safety precautions.  Must be able to follow oral and written instructions, be able to bend, stoop, walk on uneven terrain and in inclement weather and be able to lift up to 50 lbs.  Must be able to manage multiple jobs and tasks. Drug test and background check will be performed upon employment.


Starting salary is $16.00 per hour along with health, dental, vision, life and retirement benefits.  Working hours are from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday along with scheduled on-call time.


To Apply for the Position


Applications may be picked up in person at Emerson City Hall, which is located at 700 Highway 293 in Emerson, Georgia or downloaded from  Complete applications may be submitted in person at Emerson City Hall between the hours of 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., emailed to or faxed to 770-606-1731.  Position will be open until filled.


The City of Emerson provides equal employment opportunity to all qualified

Individuals without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age,

disability, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law, in all personnel



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