Part Time Equipment Operator/Driver

Date Posted: 05/19/2020

Department: Public Works

Compensation: $13,584

Hours: Part-time

Deadline: Open until filled

Position Objectives

Must be able to operate Heavy Equipment & drive truck. Driver Operator will load open top trucks with Recyclables, Cardboard & Glass. This position will also be responsible for keeping the yard clean and free of debris. Must have mechanical knowledge and understanding of heavy equipment and trucks, with the ability to perform daily service work on all equipment.

Duties and Responsibilities

Driving and Operating Class B heavy trucks, front end loaders, forklifts and any other equipment that is associated with this position. This position is responsible for operating heavy equipment in a safe and effective manner in order to minimize the risk of injury, property damage or loss of life. Performs all daily safety equipment checks and operator maintenance of above equipment. Reports all public complaints/concerns to Deputy Director.


Accountability: Reports to Public Service Director/Deputy Director


Environmental: Outside 95% Inside 5%


Part Time

Benefited after 90 days

How to Apply

Pre-employment drug screening and background check is required. 


Applications will be given credit only for information provided in response to this announcement. No additional information will be solicited by McDowell County; therefore, persons who submit incomplete applications may not receive full credit for their education, training and experience. 


McDowell County is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of the County to recruit, hire, train and promote individuals without regard to age, sex, race, color, religion, political affiliation or nationalorigin. The County will interactively work with disabled applicants and employees to identify reasonable accommodations that will allow the individual to perform essential job functions. 


McDowell County participates in E-Verify. 


Applications are available: 


  • on our website: 
    • - under "Employment"
  • McDowell County Administration Building: 
    • 60 East Court Street Marion, NC 28752
  • Employment Security Commission: 
    • 316 Baldwin Ave Marion, NC 28752

Applications can be submitted: 


  • in person at the County Administration building: 
    • 60 East Court Street Marion, NC 28752
  • or by Mail to: 
    • McDowell County Human Resources60 East Court Street Marion, NC 28752
  • or by email to: