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Welcome to the City of McDonough’s Jobs Board and thank you for your interest in employment with the City of McDonough.

How to Apply for Employment with the City of McDonough
1. The City has three different applications. Choose the correct application to complete depending on the position for which you are applying. 2. Applications also can be picked up at City Hall, 136 Keys Ferry Street, McDonough, Georgia.

3. All General and Fire applications are to be submitted to City Hall, 136 Keys Ferry Street, McDonough, Georgia, or scanned and e-mailed to, unless the job announcement instructs differently. All Police applications are to be submitted to the Police Department at 50 Lawrenceville Street, McDonough, GA.

Applications are accepted only when a position is posted.

What happens after I file my application?

Applications are reviewed by the hiring department and a decision will be made on which applications move forward to the interview process. The length of the screening process varies depending on the volume of applications received for the particular job posting. For any further questions regarding the application process, please call 770-957-3915 or e-mail

The City of McDonough does not discriminate on the basis of age, gender, race, color, national origin, religion, disability or another other class or status protected by law. The City of McDonough is an Equal Opportunity Employer.




  • Type:Full Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$15.79 per hour
  • Posted Date:07/30/2019 11:38 AM


 Water Distribution and Sewer Collection 


The City of McDonough is accepting applications for the full-time position of Equipment Operator in the Water Distribution and Sewer Collection Department.  This position performs all equipment operation work in the maintenance of the City’s water distribution and sewer collection system. This position also assists in other areas of water distribution and sewer collection when not operating equipment including maintaining water lines, repairing leaks, unclogging sewer lines, installing new lines and replacing existing lines.

Major duties:  Operates gasoline and diesel-powered automotive and heavy equipment, light to medium duty trucks, tractors, backhoes, excavators, and various machines, tools and power equipment; chipper truck, bush hog, street sweeper; performs daily inspections on maintenance vehicles and equipment used on the job; documents and records missing equipment and/or needed repairs; responds to and participates in emergency and stand-by calls on a 24-hour basis; works with crews to properly secure work zone with proper signage and precautions; assists with maintaining water and sewer lines.

Applicant must have experience digging around utilities.

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Minimum qualifications: High School diploma or equivalent; one (1) to two (2) years related experience; valid State of Georgia Class C license with Class B preferred or ability to obtain Class B within 6 months; Water Distribution and Sewer Collection licenses preferred; satisfactory motor vehicle report; pass employment physical, drug and alcohol test; acceptable criminal history; equivalent combination of education and experience.

Hourly rate:  $15.79 per hour (opportunity for certification increases)

Deadline to apply:  Open until filled

Benefits include health, dental, life, short and long term disability.   

Applications may be obtained at City Hall, 136 Keys Ferry Street, McDonough, GA  30253, or at  Submit applications to City Hall or via e-mail to

The City of McDonough is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace.

Posted: 07/30/2019

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