Truck Driver Recruitment

Camden County Public Works is now offering a $1,000 sign-on bonus for CDL truck drivers. This position is responsible for operating a dump truck to haul dirt and transport materials to and from work sites.

  • Must complete two years of employment. If employee leaves prior to two years, employee will be contractually obligated to pay pro-rated amount back to Camden County.
  • Funds to be distributed in two payments:
    • At six month anniversary
    • At one year anniversary

Sign-On Bonus for Truck Drivers

Major Duties:

  • Operates a tandem dump truck to haul gravel, dirt, asphalt, and other materials to and  from work sites.
  • Operates a front-end loader to load and move materials.
  • Operates a trackhoe to load materials and dig drainage pits.
  • Utilizes a lowboy to move equipment to and from work sites.
  • Operates a bulldozer to smooth and level dirt.
  • Spreads gravel on dirt roads.
  • Cleans and maintains assigned vehicle and equipment.
  • Performs various laboring tasks as required.
  • Performs routine inspections of equipment and maintains record of inspections.
  • Operates a backhoe to assist with laying and clearing of pipe.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of county policies and procedures pertaining to road and drainage system maintenance and improvement. 
  • Knowledge of defensive driving techniques.
  • Knowledge of basic mechanics.
  • Skill in operating a dump truck, backhoe, front-end loader, tractor, lowboy, and other related equipment.
  • Skill in performing preventive maintenance on vehicles and equipment.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ability to read, write and perform basic mathematical calculations.
  • Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position, usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/internship or having had a similar position for one to two years.
  • Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver’s license for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.

Questions? Contact Human Resources at 912-576-5660.

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