Careers: Public Works Technician 1

The Department

The City of Canton Public Works Department is committed to providing the most efficient and economical service possible to the citizens of Canton. The Public Works Department includes right-of-way management, streets and parks maintenance and inclement weather support, among many other important city functions.

The Position

This position is responsible for the maintenance of all city infrastructure including city streets, facilities, parks, and grounds.  The work includes maintenance and construction work for the purpose of maintaining and repairing city roads, curbs, shoulders, and sidewalks within the City of Canton right-of-ways. Duties may include but are not limited to: mowing, weed eating, blowing and edging, trimming trees and shrubbery, collecting and disposing of leaves, brush and refuse, installing and finishing concrete, cleaning storm drains and gutters and responding to after-hour emergencies.  

Minimum Requirements

Ability to read, write and perform mathematical calculations at a level commonly associated with the completion of high school or equivalent. 

Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major job duties of the position, usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/internship or having had similar position for one to two years.

Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver’s license issued by the State of Georgia for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.  An incumbent in this position may be designated “Public Works Technician II” with the possession of a Class A Commercial Driver’s License.  

 

Benefits

  • Health, dental and vision insurance
  • Life insurance for each employee
  • Direct deposit
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) is provided to regular full-time employees to be
    used for vacation, personal illness, illness of an immediate family
    member, or other personal business.
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) accrual is based on annual hours worked and
    completed years of service.
  • 11 paid holidays per year

Pay

Starting hourly rate for this position is $14.02 dependent upon qualifications & experience.

Interested?

Apply now below or submit a paper application (download document here).

Application for Employment

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EDUCATION

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GENERAL INFORMATION

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In accordance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, proof of authorization to be employed will be required of all prospective employees.
Failure to establish such proof will prohibit or discontinue employment.

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Note: A conviction record will not be a barrier to employment unless the conviction is directly related to the position.

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Describe your work history beginning with your current or most recent job. Include military and/or volunteer experience. Please explain any gaps in work history. Failure to give complete information regarding each job held may result in your disqualification. Complete addresses with zip codes and phone numbers for all employers are necessary. A resume may be attached only as additional information and will not be accepted in lieu of completing this section.

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DRIVING HISTORY

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I hereby direct the Department of Public Safety of Georgia, or any other authorized agency to whom this authorization may be presented, to release the City of Canton an abstract of my driving record for the past three - year period to be reviewed by the City of Canton for the use in processing my employment application and determining my suitability for various job assignments.


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PUBLIC SAFETY

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APPLICANT'S STATEMENT

I certify that the information given in this application is true and complete to the best of my knowledge. I understand that this application is not a contract of employment. I further understand that should employment be offered, my employment and compensation may be terminated with or without cause at any time by either the city or myself. I understand that submission of this application in no way assures me a position and that no city representative has the authority to enter into any employment agreement with me contrary to the foregoing.I understand that if employed to a City position, misrepresentation or omission on this application shall be considered cause for dismissal.Iauthorize the release of high school and/or college transcripts, information concerning my previous employment, and any information my former employers may have pertinent to this application and the employment procedures of the City of Canton. I give the employer the right to contact and obtain information from all references, employers and educational institutions to verify thte accuracy of the information contained in this application. I release all parties from all liability for any damage that may result from requesting, providing, processing, retaining, or releasing any information about me. Either a photographic or photo static copy of this authorization shall be as valid as the original.I understand resumes, letters of reference, etc. submitted with the application become property of hte City of Canton and cannot be returned. The information I have provided on the application is subject to public disclosure under the Georgia Open Records Act.I understand that use of narcotics and alcohol is strictly prohibited at the City and that anyone who transports or allows to be transported any narcotic or non-prescribed drugs may result in immediate discharge. I understand that if the City has a resonable suspicion to believe that I am under the influence of an alcoholic beverage or narcotics and/or non-prescription drugs or if I am involved in an accident that I may be required to take a physical examinaton and/or drug screen (blood, hair or urinalysis) to be performed by a duly licensed medical doctor or facility. I also understand and agree that refusal to take such a test may result in immediate termination of my employment.In event of my employment to a position with the City of Canton, I will comply with all policies and procedures or rules and regulations as set forth by the City.By signing this application, I hereby acknowledge that I understand and agree to all provisions outlined herein.



The City of Canton is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, or disability in employment or the provision of services.

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