Date Posted: April 5, 2023

Deadline: July 31, 2023

Organization: Laurens County Government

Location: Laurens

City: Laurens

Website: View Website

Job Type: Full Time

Wages/Salary: $17.34 per hour



  • High school diploma or GED equivalent, with experience in maintaining facilities; or equivalent experience or knowledge in areas such as landscaping, general maintenance, and/or general construction
  • Ability to read, write and perform basic mathematical calculations.
  • 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 two to three years.
  • Ability to lift up to 70 lbs.
  • Abilities to adapt, plan and perform maintenance under changing conditions
  • Knowledge of and ability to operate small engines and hand tools
  • Have good customer service, oral and written communication skills
  • Work schedule standard is Monday-Friday, 8 hours per day. Possible on call evenings, nights and week-ends for emergency related work
  • Must pass drug screening test prior to employment and submit to random drug tests as per Laurens County policies and procedures
  • Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid commercial driver’s license issued by the State of South Carolina for the type of vehicle operated (Class A or B CDL/with air brakes).
Job Description:

JOB TITLE: CDL Driver / Operator

DEPARTMENT: Roads & Bridges Department, Laurens County

CODE: 11102

FLSA: Hourly Grade: 111

JOB SUMMARY: This position is responsible for operating a CDL vehicle to transport material. This position may also operate light equipment as well as a variety of laboring tasks.


  • Operates a CDL vehicle to haul gravel, dirt, asphalt, and other materials
  • Efficiently tailgate spreads gravel on gravel roads
  • Operates a front-end loader to load trucks and move material
  • Patches pavement using tar and gravel patching machine
  • Operates steel wheel roller to assist in the laying of asphalt.
  • Operates equipment with supervision to clean and shape small sections of ditches
  • Assists in maintenance of county bridges.
  • Performs daily check of oil and fluid levels and tires on equipment and machinery.
  • Performs general/preventive maintenance tasks necessary to keep vehicles, equipment and tools in operable condition; which may include inspecting equipment, refueling vehicles, checking/replacing fluids, greasing equipment, replacing parts, washing or cleaning equipment, cleaning shop or work areas; monitors equipment operations to maintain efficiency and safety; reports faulty equipment.
  • Performs various laboring tasks as required
  • May be required to perform all the job duties of lower grade road department positions
  • Possible on-call evenings, nights, and week-ends for emergency related work
  • Performs other related duties as assigned KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED BY THE POSITION:
  • Knowledge of county and departmental policies and procedures pertaining to road and drainage system maintenance and improvement.
  • Knowledge of defensive driving techniques.
  • Knowledge of basic mechanics.
  • Skill in operating a CDL vehicle, front-end loader, tractor, lowboy, patching machine and other related equipment.
  • Skill in using such tools as a chainsaw, shovel, and pick.


Monday - Friday
Day shift
Possible on-call evenings, nights, and week-ends for emergency related work
Contact Name:
Regina Jenkins
Contact Phone Number: 864-681-3157
Application Process:
Please send resume to or apply on the Laurens County website
Employer Address:

100 Hillcrest Square
Laurens, SC 29360
United States

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