Date Posted: March 20, 2024

Deadline: April 5, 2024

Organization: Greenwood County

Location: Greenwood

City: Greenwood

Website: View Website

Job Type: Full Time

Wages/Salary: $36,713.04 - $43,951.00 per year; Yearly CDL stipend for CDL drivers (first year prorated.) 401(k) Dental insurance Health insurance Life insurance Paid time off Vision insurance


High School graduate or GED equivalent.

One year of heavy equipment operation experience or related field OR an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Special Certifications and Licenses:

Valid S.C. CDL Driver’s License with appropriate endorsements

Solid Waste Disposal-SCDHEC Landfill Operator Certification

Job Description:

General Description

Road Department:

The purpose of this class within the Road Department of Public Works is to operate and perform routine preventative maintenance on various types of heavy equipment such as a backhoe, motorgrader, tractors and trucks in order to push, pull, pile, or load materials such as sand, gravel, earth or refuse as necessary to provide efficient County road maintenance.

Solid Waste Disposal:

The purpose of this class within the County Landfill is to operate and perform routine preventative maintenance on various types of heavy equipment such as bulldozers, front-end loaders, motorgraders, equipment crane, pans, compactors, etc. Duties include spreading, compacting and covering waste; digging trenches; grading and stock piling soil.

Works under close to general supervision according to set procedures, but determines how or when to complete tasks.

Duties and Responsibilities

The functions listed below are those that represent the majority of the time spent working in this class. Management may assign additional functions related to the type of work of the class as necessary.

Essential Functions:

Operates heavy machinery to accomplish a variety of road construction and maintenance tasks, including gathering and transporting materials, grading and compacting roads, paving roads, digging drainage ditches, repairing roads and driveways, removing trees and vegetation adjacent to roads, building and installing catch basins, etc. Equipment may include a backhoe, front end loader, bushhog, bulldozer, crawler loader, motor grader, trucks, tractor, crane, slope mowers and mowers.

Utilizes various types of tools as necessary to perform road maintenance and construction duties, including a chain saw, weed eater, hand tools, mechanic's tools, surveying equipment and two-way radio.

Assists in traffic control for the job site. Sets up work zone and places construction signs and barricades for employee safety. Directs traffic at the job site using paddle signs or flags.

Receives work orders and completes jobs in a timely manner as prescribed by the department.

Assists with various other department duties as needed, including operating weigh station; maintaining wastewater pump station and leachate pond, maintaining groundwater, monitoring wells, etc.

8 hour shift
Monday to Friday
Application Process:
Apply Online
Employer Address:

600 Monument St
Greenwood, SC 29646
United States

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