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Job Summary:

Operates medium sized equipment, including roll-off trucks, loaders, pick-up trucks, and performs manual labor in the maintenance and/or repair of County property and facilities.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities: (All incumbents may not perform all duties)

  • Operates roll-off trucks to transport solid waste from compactor sites
  • Operates wheeled loader to push solid waste in transfer station.
  • Performs basic maintenance on roll-off trucks, pick-up trucks, including washing, greasing, checking fluids.
  • May operate a scooter truck when assigned to litter control.
  • Regular and predictable attendance is required.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


Materials and Equipment Used:

  • Chain Saws                                                           
  • Hand Tools                          
  • Roll-off truck                                                                
  • Flat-Bed/Tandem Dump Trucks                  
  • Mowing Machines              
  • Boom Tractor / Bush Hog                                                                  
  • Front-End Loader                                     

Minimum Qualifications Required

Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma or G.E.D.
  • One year Equipment Operator I experience required.
  • Any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the minimum level of qualifications stated above.

Licenses and Certifications:

  • Valid Class A or Class B Driver's License (depending on assigned vehicle) and a satisfactory Motor Vehicle Record (MVR).
  • Due to the safety-sensitive nature of this position, incumbents will be subject to random drug testing.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of geography of the County, including major roads and landmarks.
  • Knowledge of preventive maintenance procedures.
  • Knowledge of traffic rules and regulations and safe operation of heavy trucks and equipment.
  • Basic to intermediate knowledge of, and skill in, operating various types of medium sized equipment.
  • Ability to take and follow directions from supervisor
  • Ability to perform strenuous and routine work.
  • Ability to lift objects of up to 50 pounds.


Physical Ability:   Essential functions of this position continuously require the ability to remain in a stationary position (sitting or standing) and move oneself by walking. Incumbents constantly handle stress and emotion; concentrate on tasks; remember names and other details; concentrate on tasks; examine and observe details; make decisions, adjust to change. Additionally; essential functions require the continuous ability to be on call; direct others; meet deadlines; operate equipment; and stay organized.

Essential functions of this position frequently require the ability to bend body downward and forward by bending spine and legs, twisting at the waist, hips or knees; ascend and descend ladders, stairs, and ramps; maintain body equilibrium to prevent failing when walking, standing, or navigating narrow, slippery or erratically moving surfaces; repetitively use hands/arms/legs; and grasp items such as tools, levers, or equipment. Incumbents frequently must be able to think analytically and use effective written communication. Additionally, essential functions require frequent attendance at work related meetings or trainings and maintenance of stamina during the work day.

Essential functions of this position occasionally require the ability to move oneself by crawling on hands and knees; position oneself by crouching or kneeling; reach overhead; push or pull items; move/transport items weighing up to 25lbs. Additionally incumbents must occasionally be able to discriminate colors; work irregular hours (nights and/or weekends), handle confidential information; and use math/calculations.

Sensory Requirements:  Essential functions regularly require the ability to use effective verbal communication; use hand/eye coordination and fine manipulation to use tools and equipment.

Essential functions of this position frequently require the ability to use effective written communication.  

Environmental Factors:  Essential functions are continuously performed with exposure to adverse environmental conditions including inclement weather; extreme hot or cold temperatures; humidity and moisture; risk of bodily injury from hazards of heavy machinery; dirt/mud, fumes, gasses, odors, dust, grease and oil. Incumbents may spend time constantly working with others.

Essential functions are frequently performed with exposure to risk of bodily injury from hazards of sharp objects/tools; extreme dry environments; extreme noise; vibration; and wet, slippery floors/surfaces.  

Essential functions are occasionally performed with exposure to risk of bodily injury from hazards of a biological, chemical, or electrical nature, risk of falling from high places/high heights; and working in constricted spaces. Incumbents may occasionally spend time working alone. 

This class specification should not be interpreted as all inclusive.  It is intended to identify the major responsibilities and requirements of this job.   The incumbents may be requested to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this specification.

Salary:  $19.85 - $25.02/hour

How to Apply:

Please apply online at:

Hall County Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.

Closing Date:  Open until filled


Jo-Ann House
2875 Browns Bridge Road
Gainesville, GA 30504-5635

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