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The City of Emerson is accepting applications for the following full-time Public Works Laborer position. This position involves the 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. Experience operating heavy equipment is a plus. 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 from $16 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. Applications can be downloaded from www.cityofemerson.org/jobs or can be picked up at Emerson City Hall, 700 Highway 293, Emerson, GA. 30137 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Complete applications faxed to (770) 606-1731 or dropped off in person at Emerson City Hall. The City of Emerson provides equal employment opportunities 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 actions.p >