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Truck Driver

Camden County

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Camden County Board of Commissioners

Truck Driver                                                                                                        

Public Works Department                                                                             

FLSA:  Non-Exempt

Minimum starting pay: $17.50 per hour                                                                                                                                                                          



This position operates assigned trucks and other equipment in support of public works construction and maintenance projects.




  • Operates a tandem dump truck to haul gravel, dirt, asphalt, and other materials to and from work sites.


  • Operates a front-end loader to load trucks as needed.


  • Operates a lowboy to move equipment to and from work sites.


  • Performs laboring duties as needed.


  • Flags traffic at work sites.


  • Inspects trucks and equipment prior to operation; checks fluid levels, tires, lights, etc.; lubricates and washes truck.


  • Operates a variety of hand and power tools.




  • Performs other work as required or when directed by administration.


  • In the event of an emergency, all Camden County employees are considered essential and may be required to perform alternate duties.


The above cited duties and responsibilities describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to the job.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all the duties and responsibilities that an incumbent may be expected or asked to perform.  The omission of specific statements of duties or responsibilities does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification.  Other duties may be required and assigned.




  • Knowledge of the techniques, equipment, and supplies used in public works maintenance.


  • Knowledge of county and departmental safety policies and procedures.


  • Knowledge of the geography of the county, including road names and locations.


  • Skill in the operation of assigned vehicles, trucks, and equipment.


  • Skill in prioritizing and organizing work.


  • Skill in the use of hand and power tools.


  • Skill in oral and written communication.




The Crew Supervisor assigns work in terms of general instructions. The supervisor spot-checks completed work for compliance with procedures, accuracy, and the nature and propriety of the final results.




Guidelines include traffic laws, work safety policies, and county policies and procedures. These guidelines are generally clear and specific but may require some interpretation in application. 




  • The work consists of related truck and equipment operation duties. Inclement weather and heavy traffic contribute to the complexity of the position.


  • The purpose of this position is to operate assigned trucks and equipment in support of a variety of department operations. Successful performance contributes to the provision of safe and well-maintained county infrastructure.




  • Contacts are typically with coworkers and the general public.


  • Contacts are typically to exchange information, resolve problems, and provide services.




  • The work is typically performed while intermittently sitting, standing, bending, crouching, or stooping.  The employee frequently lifts light and heavy objects, climbs ladders, uses tools or equipment requiring a high degree of dexterity, and distinguishes between shades of color.


  • The work is typically performed outdoors, occasionally in cold or inclement weather. The employee is exposed to dust, dirt, grease, and machinery with moving parts. The work requires the use of protective devices such as masks, goggles, gloves, etc.








  • Ability to read, write and perform mathematical calculations at a level commonly associated with the completion of high school or equivalent.


  • Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position, usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/internship or having had a similar position for one to two years.


  • Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid Class B commercial driver’s license issued by the State of Georgia for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.

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