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Road Maintenance Technician (FT)

Habersham County

Listing Summary

Position: Road Maintenance Worker (FT)                                        Department: Road Department

Starting Salary: $15.00/hr - $16.00/hr                                               FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Posting Date: September 12, 2023                                                    Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Job Summary:

This position is responsible for assisting with the maintenance and repair of county roadways and related infrastructure.

Major Duties:

  • Assists with constructing, maintaining, and repairing county roads, rights-of-way, bridges, ditches, and drainage systems.
  • Installs drainage pipes.
  • Locates underground utilities.
  • Assists in driveway maintenance.
  • Operates a variety of hand and power tools.
  • Assists with the maintenance of vehicles and equipment, including checking fluid levels, changing oil, and checking air, tires, blades, belts, hoses, and lubrication.
  • Assists in the design, construction, and installation of street signs; assists with traffic counts; assists in maintaining sign inventory.
  • Assists with the establishment and layout of construction projects.
  • Research property deeds for right-of-way acquisitions.
  • Flags traffic at work sites.
  • Cleans out culverts.
  • Cleans up storm damage.
  • Collects litter and debris for right-of-way.
  • Performs related duties.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ability to read, write, and perform basic mathematical calculations.
  • 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 driver's license issued by the State of Georgia for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.

The successful candidate must pass a Background/Reference Check, and Pre-Employment Drug Screenings prior to the start of employment.

To Apply: All applicants must complete a Habersham County employment application. Applications can be found online at  Applications and a detailed job description can be picked up at the Habersham County Human Resources Department, Administration Building located at 130 Jacob’s Way, Clarkesville, GA 30523 in room 301. For more information please call (706) 839-0214.

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