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All applications must be received by the posted deadline specified in the job listing for the vacancy. Where there is no date, the position will be posted until it is filled. Applications will only be accepted for positions that are currently vacant.

Equipment Operator I

  • Type:Full Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:Depending on Experience & Qualifications
  • Announcement Date:07/12/2019



 CLOSING DATE:  Open until filled


JOB SUMMARY:  This position operates equipment in support of road construction, maintenance, and repair projects of Jasper County.


  • Operates slope mowers, bush hogs, and weedeaters.

  • Maintains county roads and drainage ditches.

  • Maintains county rights-of-ways.

  • Performs routine repairs and maintenance on assigned equipment; changes oil, repairs and replaces tires, and makes welding repairs.

  • Cleans vehicles and equipment.

  • Completes safety inspections prior to operating equipment; operates equipment according to safety guidelines.

  • Assists in traffic control at work sites.

  • Assists in the training of personnel.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS: Requires: Completion of automotive studies or similar discipline and minimum of 1 year related experience or experience equivalent to graduation from a technical or vocational school, a valid South Carolina driver’s license with CDL including appropriate endorsements (no points) and ability to work well independently as well as part of a team. Requires medium-to-heavy work that involves walking, standing, stooping, lifting, digging, pushing or raising objects and also involves exerting between 20 and 45 pounds of force on a recurring basis and up to 50-75 pounds on an occasional basis. Will be expected to perform duties in inclement weather. 

Application Procedure: Only applicants submitting a fully completed Jasper County application will be considered. Please submit completed documents to Jasper County Human Resources, PO Box 150, Ridgeland, SC 29936. Applications are available on-line at or, may be obtained in person at the Clementa C. Pinckney Government, 358 Third Avenue, Ridgeland, SC 29936. APPLICANTS WILL BE DRUG TESTED AND MUST SUCCESSFULLY PASS A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK. APPLICATION DEADLINEOpen until filled.

If an accommodation is needed in order to participate in the application process, please contact the Human Resources Office. 



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