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JOB OPENING: Post until filled

Public Works - Laborer I –  $10.00 - $11.50/hour, Full Time with benefits.


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

  • Completion of approved DOT Flagging class



  • Knowledge of proper use, handling and care of small tools and equipment used for the position.

  • Able safely lift heavy objects.

  • Able to properly operate hand tools and non-complex motorized equipment.

  • Able to drive light duty pickup truck.

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

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

  • Able to effectively work in all weather conditions.

  • Able to multi-task.

  • Able to communicate and use interpersonal skills to interact with coworkers, supervisor, the general public.

  • Able to consistently walk, use hands and arms to operate tools, and to lift and/or move a minimum of 80 pounds.




  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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