Employment Application

SALARY: $17.00-23.00/hr. depending on qualifications

Job Type: Full Time Regular

Benefits: Health Insurance, LGERS Pension, 5% 401k Match, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Benefits Card, Vacation Leave and Sick Leave

Scope of Work: Under the direction of the Public Works Director, and employee in this class performs a wide variety of hands on work. This employee performs skilled and semi-skilled work supporting all functions of the public works department including: Building and Grounds maintenance, Water and Sewer Maintenance, Street Maintenance and Repair, Sanitation, and Park maintenance.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

-Operates light to medium construction or maintenance equipment such as, but not limited to: tractors, backhoes, zero-turn mowers, skid steer loaders, and dump trucks.

-Assists crew with manual labor efforts of Water and Sewer repair, asphalt repair, mowing, landscaping, debris removal

-Maintains the safe and efficient operation of equipment by completing routine maintenance, pre-trip inspections, repairing worn or damaged parts.

-Locates and marks water and sewer lines for utility department, other utility companies, and private contractors.

– Operates tapping machine to make water and sewer taps and service connections; installs hydrants, meters, valves, clamps, and related pipeline apparatus; sets meter boxes; repairs and replaces fire hydrants.

-Assists with inspections and repair of pumping stations, reading water meters, and other related tasks.

-Frequently supervises work crew; provides barriers and visual notifications in order to maintain the safety of citizens around the work site.

-Supports all other divisions with special events, storm cleanup, and inclement weather prevention.

-Completes basic building, mechanical, electrical, and plumbing repairs.

-Completes other duties as assigned.


-Possession of a valid North Carolina driver’s license, may require commercial driver’s license.

-Posession of or ability to obtain Wastewater Collection grade 1 or 2 within 12 months.

-Posession of or ability to obtain water distribution grade c within 12 months.

Physical Requirements:

Work generally involves constant field work requiring medium to heavy physical activity; Exposure to varied weather conditions, noise, vibrations, and hazards of construction equipment during operations.