Equipment Operator I - Roads and Drainage

Title: Equipment Operator I - Roads and Drainage

Salary: $14.19 hr


EQUIPMENT OPERATOR I (Roads & Drainage) CDL required:  Under general supervision, operates assigned vehicles such as a bobcat, dump truck,  backhoe, bush hog and other similar light equipment in support of Public Works operations.  Performs repetitive duties involving the application of readily understood rules and procedures. 


  • High school diploma or GED
  • Vocational/technical training in heavy equipment operation and vehicle operation
  • Must possess and maintain a valid Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Class B, with experience operating a sidearm bushhog, backhoe, dump truck, bobcat and similar light equipment.
  • Official three year driving history from the Department of Motor Vehicles must be submitted with application. Applications submitted without driving record will not be considered
  • Basic communication, comprehension and math skills required


All applicants tentatively selected for a position with Beaufort County Council will be required to submit to urinalysis to screen for the illegal use of drugs and to a background check prior to appointment. Employment is contingent upon clearing both the drug screening and background investigation.