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posted 03/26/2021



The position is responsible for operating a wide variety of assigned equipment utilized in the construction, repair, and maintenance of county infrastructure. 

Major duties include, but are not limited, to:  operating assigned equipment to accomplish planned or emergency Public Works construction, repair, and maintenance projects;

operating a variety of motorized equipment including, but not limited to, motor grader, back how, bulldozer, dump truck, excavator, and mowers; performing pre-trip inspections to assigned equipment or vehicle; checking brakes, lights, belts, hoses, fluid levels, air pressure, etc., reporting equipment or vehicle service, maintenance, or repair needs to immediate supervisor; reading and interpreting work orders; training other operators in the operation of a variety of equipment as assigned; performing various laboring and skilled, unskilled, or semi-skilled tasks at work sites when not operating equipment; responding to citizen questions and comments pertaining to work site projects; may perform traffic flagging duties at project sites to ensure a safe work environment as required, maintaining responsibility for assigned equipment or vehicle; cleaning and washing assigned equipment and vehicles; and performing related duties. 

Knowledge and skills required include, but are not limited, to:  operation and maintenance of assigned motorized equipment; construction equipment, materials and methods; traffic hazards and traffic safety principles, practices and procedures; proper lifting techniques and personal protective equipment; departmental and county policies and procedures; operation of motorized equipment as applied to public construction projects; comprehending and following safety rules and regulations; understanding and following oral and/or written policies, procedures and instructions; performing a wide variety of duties and responsibilities with accuracy and speed under the pressure of time-sensitive deadlines; and communicating effectively with others. 

Minimum Qualifications include:  ability to read, write and perform mathematical calculations at a level commonly associated with the completion of high school or equivalent; 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. 

Email requests for an application may be sent to:  or  Additionally, applications may be obtained from the Telfair County Board of Commissioners, 91 Telfair Ave., Suite A, McRae, GA 31055. Office hours are Monday-Friday, 8 AM - 5 PM. 

All applications MUST BE MAILED to the above-mentioned address, Attn: County Clerk. 

All envelopes must be clearly marked:  Road Department - Heavy Equipment Operator. 

The DEADLINE for completed applications is FRIDAY, APRIL 9, 2021 AT 3:00 PM.  Resumes with work history, experience and education, may be attached to completed applications, but will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application. 

Telfair County is an equal opportunity services provider and employer.  


Posted 4/16/2021

The City of McRae-Helena is accepting applications for five part-time Street Maintenance Workers. These are seasonal positions working approximately 28 hours per week (8 AM - 4:00 PM, Monday -Thursday) beginning May 3rd thru early fall. The positions are responsible for performing general maintenance and landscaping duties along City streets and City owned properties.


  • Experience using various landscaping equipment

  • A valid driver's license and the ability to operate a vehicle with a trailer is a plus

The selected candidates must pass a criminal history check. Interested applicants may download an employment application by visiting our website at www.cityof and returning completed applications to:​

Melissa A Jones

City of McRae-Helena

25 S. First Avenue

McRae-Helena, Georgia 31055

Closing date for accepting application is Until Filled


PH: 912-739-7158

FAX: 912-739-7126

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