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Streets Maintenance Worker
12453 Hwy 92, Woodstock, GA 30188

Job Type

Full Time

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Job Description

The City of Woodstock, Georgia is seeking a Street Maintenance Worker. This full-time position operates a variety of equipment and manual tools in the construction, operation, repair, maintenance, and replacement of City streets and storm drainage facilities and systems; performs a variety of unskilled and semi-skilled work in maintaining roadways, traffic signs and signals, mowing grass in summer and salting roads in winter, and clearing trash and debris.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Determines the locations of drainage structures from the appropriate sources prior to excavation.
  • Drives trucks of various sizes and weights in the loading, hauling, and unloading of various equipment, gravel, and sand.
  • Assists in shutting off broken sections of water mains as required to effectuate street or storm drainage system repair.
  • Cuts, fits, lays, repairs, taps, cleans, and flushes storm drainage, mains, gates, and fittings on repair of services and installation of services, fire hydrants, and related infrastructure.
  • Cuts and maintains right of ways within City limits.
  • Performs required labor involved in construction and maintenance projects as part of a crew, including pavement cutting, ditch digging, manhole and catch basin cleaning, main and pipe repairing, laying, and backfilling.
  • Mows grass in right of way; trims trees.
  • Fixes street signs and potholes; changes streetlights.
  • Picks up trash; picks up dead animals in road; and clears road debris.
  • Treats roads for wintry conditions.
  • Inspects and/or repairs streets and drainage systems at frequent intervals to ensure that all aspects of the system are functioning properly.
  • Performs park maintenance duties as assigned.
  • Operates a variety of power construction and maintenance equipment used in street maintenance and repair.
  • Assures the proper maintenance of equipment and tools by cleaning and checking equipment and tools after use.
  • Performs routine inspection and preventive maintenance on assigned equipment and refers defects or needed repairs to supervisor.
  • Maintains a variety of records relating to inspections, maintenance activity, street signage, etc.
  • Performs all duties in conformance to appropriate safety and security standards.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Education & Experience:

Requires a High School diploma or equivalent; one (1) year of related work experience in construction, maintenance, repair of streets, or repair of storm drains; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Licenses or Certifications:

Requires a valid State of Georgia driver’s license; commercial driver’s license (or the ability to obtain one).  Desires flagging license.

Necessary Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of equipment, facilities, materials, methods, and procedures used in maintenance, construction, and repair activities.
  • Skill in communicating, both verbally and in writing.
  • Skill in operating construction vehicles (such as dump trucks and utility trucks), equipment (such as compressors, pumps, and mowers), power tools (such as sanders), and hand tools (such as wrenches).
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, other departments, and the public.
  • Ability to understand and carry out written and oral instructions.
  • Ability to follow safety rules and guidelines.

Physical Demands:

The work is heavy work and requires exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Additionally, the following physical abilities are required:   balancing, crouching, feeling, grasping, handling, hearing, kneeling, lifting, pulling, pushing, reaching, repetitive motion, standing, stooping, talking, and walking.

Work Environment:

Work is regularly performed outdoors under various weather conditions: frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and vibration; frequently near moving mechanical parts; occasionally in high, precarious places; occasionally exposed to fumes, airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals; and occasionally exposed to the risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.  Requires being on-call as scheduled.

More information can be found at the City of Woodstock’s web site:

The City of Woodstock provides a competitive benefits and compensation package to eligible employees including paid time off, health, dental, vision, and employer-paid long-term disability as well as life insurance; an employer-paid pension plan and 457 tax deferred savings plan w/employer match; and discounted gym membership.

Starting Base Pay Rate: $20.60 per hour and based on experience and qualifications.

All interested applicants must submit a completed online application.