City of Poplarville
Job Vacancy Announcement
Department of Public Works
Title: Operator (Full-Time)
capable of performing all duties assigned by the General Superintendent, including
but not limited to the following: operating
an City equipment such as an excavator, repairing waterlines, reading water
meters, operating water treatment facilities, maintaining equipment and water
wells, documenting information and maintaining written reports as required by
the State of Mississippi, and any other duties assigned by the Board of
Aldermen or the General Superintendent.
A High School Diploma or GED notarized
by issuing institution or school board is required. Advanced academic education
completion from an accredited institution in related areas to the position is
recommended, but not required. Potential candidates must have the capability to
pass various water certification training classes. It would be advantageous for individuals
considered to possess average computer skills, to include the use of Microsoft
Office Suite and the use of email. A Minimum of three years’ experience in
related work experience with progressive responsibilities is desired. Any
combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required
knowledge and abilities will be considered. An awareness of federal, state laws
and knowledge of the overall operations of the City including policies,
procedures, and ordinances would be advantageous, but not required. Potential
candidates must have the capability to interact with customers and other City
employees in a professional and cordial manner at all times.
Compensation: Compensation will be an hourly rate commensurate
Background Checks: A criminal background check will be conducted. A department of motor vehicles background
check will be conducted to verify the City’s insurance carrier can insure
applicant. Applicant must have current driver’s license.
to Apply: Resume with a completed application
must be submitted to City Hall, City of Poplarville, 200 Highway 26 East,
Poplarville, MS 39470. Applications may
be obtained from the City Clerk, (601) 795-8161.
Following an offer of employment and prior to
starting work, an individual must have a pre-employment drug test by a physician designated
by the City. The examination will be paid for by the City.
The City is not required to interview applicants not
meeting the basic requirements for the position. The granting of an interview is not to
be considered an offer of employment.
The City of Poplarville considers
applicants for all positions without regard to:
race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability,
marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected
status. The City of Poplarville is a "Drug-Free Workplace” and a