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Heavy Equipment Operator, City of Gaffney

Position Category: Public Works

Position Hours:
Full time, 7 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., Monday - Friday

Job Duties:
  • Operates or uses various equipment, tools, and supplies in order to complete work assignments: operates and maintains track hoe, track loader, tractor, dump truck, water truck, bush hog and other heavy and light equipment in support of landfill operations.
  • Inspects equipment before daily operation, including tire air pressures, hydraulic pressure, air tanks, hydraulic fluids, transmission fluids, power steering, lights, and other critical components.
  • Performs manual labor in support of landfill operations: lifts, moves, loads, and unloads materials and equipment; digs ditches, trenches, and holes manually; shovels, rakes, and spreads materials.

  •  Valid Driver license.
  • High school diploma or GED equivalent.
  • Six months of experience, or any equivalent combination of education and experience.

Pay Info:
$16.63 per hour, $34,600 annually

How to apply:
Applications can be obtained online or at Gaffney City Hall, 2nd Floor. You may attach any additional certifications.  The application must be completed in full and submitted in person, email, or via mail to: Email: In person: Gaffney City Hall, Second Floor, 201 N. Limestone Street, Gaffney, SC 29340. Mailing address: Gaffney City Hall Second Floor, P.O. Box 2109, Gaffney, SC 29342.


The City of Gaffney is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.