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SEASONAL JOB OPENING: Post until May 21, 2019 4:30 pm

Public Works - Laborer I –  $10.00/hour


Job Duties/Responsibilities

  • Uses hand tools, cleans, sweeps, and performs basic maintenance tasks (e.g. Cleans, oils, fuels, and greases equipment, etc.)

  • Performs a variety of horticultural task (e.g. mowing, mulching, weed whacking, tree trimming, etc.)

  • Picks up and delivers mail, supplies, and equipment.

  • Locates and removes refuse from County property or County Right-of-Way.

  • Operates a pickup truck and a truck with a plow.

  • Assists higher level maintenance staff at job sites (e.g. shoveling, digging, loading, and unloading material, etc.)

  • Maintains regular attendance and punctuality.

  • Adjust work assignments and schedules in the event of an emergency to participate in emergency preparedness, response, and recovery activities as assigned.

  • Depending on assignment may maintain required emergency management training, licensure and/or certification.

  • Performs related duties as required or assigned within job classification


Education and Experience

  • High School diploma or equivalent 

  • Must possess and maintain in good standing a valid Georgia driver’s license


  • Proper use, handling, and care of small tools and equipment used for horticulture, building maintenance, and road and right-of-way maintenance, etc.

  • Materials, methods, and the tools involved in the road construction and maintenance.

  • County policies and procedures.

  • Applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules and regulations, codes, and/or statutes.

  • Lifting heavy objects

  • Operating hand tools and non-complex motorized equipment.

  • Driving light duty pickup truck.

  • Applying an acquired knowledge of procedures, rules, regulations and services applicable to the assigned office.

  • Listen to, understand, and follow verbal and written instructions, policies, and procedures.

  • Work effectively in all weather conditions.

  • Manage projects and multiple priorities simultaneously.

  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with departments and staff, other departments and others such as vendors.

  • Communicate and use interpersonal skills to interact with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. to sufficiently exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.

  • Convey excellent oral and written communication.

  • Work effectively under stress.

  • Maintain confidentiality.




  1. All inquiries and applications should be obtained from the Reception Area, Catoosa County Governmental Building located at  800 LaFayette Street, Ringgold, GA.

  2. Current employees wishing to apply for a transfer are expected to complete an application and will be notified by Personnel if chosen for an interview.

  3. Post offer negative drug test required. Equal Opportunity Employer

Catoosa County Government  • 800 Lafayette Street • Ringgold, GA 30736 • Phone: 706-965-2500 • Fax: 706-935-3112 


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