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Equipment Operator I for Public Works

Harris County

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Equipment Operator I for Public Works

Harris County, Georgia, with a population of 36,000 and located in west central Georgia along the Alabama border 60 minutes southwest of Atlanta and 30 minutes north of Columbus, is accepting applications for a full-time Equipment Operator I to work Monday thru Thursday, 7:00 am to 5:00 pm. This position operates equipment in the repair and maintenance of county roads and related infrastructure.

HSD or GED; moderate experience in construction, maintenance, and repair of streets, sidewalks, driveways, drainage ways, and related facilities; ability to operate machinery and equipment including loaders, rollers, mowers, street maintenance equipment; possess and maintain valid driver's license; must possess State of Georgia Correctional Officer I Certification at minimum security level (to supervise and work with inmates) or obtain same at first opportunity class is offered after hire date.

The starting wage is $17.69 per hour, plus generous benefits including a five-year vesting schedule for retirement. 

To apply and learn more about the county and its benefits, visit the Harris County website at

Position opened until filled. Hiring is dependent upon successfully passing drug screening, background check, social media check, employment check, and driving history check. Harris County, Georgia is an EOE.

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