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Ground Transportation Worker 1 or 2 (Driver & Fleet Manager)


This position is subject to close once a satisfactory applicant pool has
been identified

Temporary, Full-Time, Grant-funded Position

PAY GRADE: B or C District Entry/Hiring Salary: $25,689.50 / year
Salary based on education and experience

LOCATION: Columbus Department of Public Health, 2100 Comer Ave., Columbus, GA, 2nd Floor, Health & Human Services Center

DUTIES: Under supervision, this position will serve as a driver and manager of the mobile units which provide public health services across West Central Health District’s 16 counties. Will cross-train with other facility maintenance workers to cover all aspects of job duties including, but not limited to daily courier, runs to the post office, banks and between the Columbus locations and provide support to vector control when not driving. This position will require Saturday work. *Travel will be required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma or GED AND ability to operate heavy equipment and large vehicles AND valid driver’s license with clean motor vehicle report.

Additional Experience Required for Transportation Worker 2: Minimum qualifications AND Two years of experience in transportation AND valid driver’s license with clean motor vehicle report OR One year of experience at the lower-level Transportation Worker or position equivalent.

All West Central Health District 7 employees are deemed essential workers in the
event of an emergency. As such, you may be called on to participate in an event
including but not limited to: staffing a shelter, working at a Specimen Point of
Collection Site (SPOC) and/or working at a Point of Dispensing site (POD). If you are
called on to participate, you are required to report to the designated site as a condition of employment, whether the emergency occurs during or outside regular work hours.

An applicant who has a disability, which requires special accommodations, should contact Human Resources at 706-321-6127.

All Applicants Must Apply At: www.dph.georgia.gov Click on “About DPH”, then “Careers”. Locate this position and click “Apply” to begin your application.

Applicants chosen for employment will be subject to the following:
• Criminal Background Check/Fingerprinting
• Pre-Employment Drug Screening
• I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification
• Reference Checks