The City of Covington is currently accepting applications for the position of Equipment Operator I in the Gas Department with an hourly entry-level rate of $15.54 to an hourly maximum rate of $22.82 depending upon qualifications. This position requires the abilities and skills to operate and maintain heavy equipment used in the installation and repairs of the natural gas system as well as transporting equipment and crews to the job-site. Required training and experience include graduation from high school or GED equivalent. Ability to read, write and perform mathematical calculations at a level commonly associated with the completion of high school or equivalent. Possession of a valid driver’s license issued by the State of Georgia for the type of vehicle or equipment operated. CDL Class A preferred. Must be able to obtain CDL within the probationary period. Qualified applicants may apply by downloading an application via our website at www.cityofcovington.org or may apply in person at the City of Covington, 2194 Emory Street, Covington, Georgia 30014. The position will remain open until 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, 25 July 2019. The City of Covington is an Equal Opportunity Employer.