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JOB OPENING: Post Until October 6, 2020 4:30 pm

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.)

  • 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.

  • Maintains regular attendance and punctuality.

Education and Experience

  • High School diploma or equivalent.

  • At least one year working experience in operation of small machinery such as mowers and/or
    construction site preparation.

  • Valid driver’s license in state of residency.



  • 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. Good
    communication skills.

  • 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 and operating small to medium equipment.

  • Work effectively in all weather conditions.

  • Able to work in a teamwork environment.




  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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