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Public Works Technician

City of Temple

Posted: Aug. 3, 2018

End Date: Aug. 31, 2018

                                                                          CITY OF TEMPLE
                                                              PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT
                                              Announcement of Recruitment to Fill Vacancy
JOB TITLE:   Public Works Technician
PAY GRADE AND HOURLY SALARY RANGE:   Pay Grade  9   -    $13.00 to $20.00
CLOSING DATE:   Open from August 1, 2018, until Vacancy Is Filled
On April 2, 2018, the Public Works Technician position in the City of Temple Public Works Department was reclassified at a higher pay grade and at an increased hourly salary.  This is a full-time FLSA non-exempt position. 

The position is responsible for performing various tasks and handling various responsibilities in the Public Works Department.  These include:  Collect data from water meters; repair and replace meters as needed.  Perform utility locates on water and sewer lines.  Carry out work orders for new water accounts, execute shut-off work orders, and perform leak checks on water services.  Collect data from wastewater lift stations; have a working knowledge of lift station control panels; perform preventative maintenance and repairs as needed.  Operate heavy equipment such as a rubber tire backhoe, dump truck, bush hog, and other equipment as needed.  Repair roads and streets, repair and/or replace street signs, apply road stripping paint to streets and parking lots as needed.  Proficient knowledge of various hand and power tools; ability to read and understand road maps, comprehensive utility maps, and blueprints.  Occasionally be able to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Valid Georgia Driver’s License. 

Applications available at Temple City Hall, 240 Carrollton Street, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.  City Hall:  770/562-3369.  Return completed application or resume to City Administrator Bill Osborne at City Hall.  Fax to 770/562-9440 or email to wosborne@templega.us