Welcome to the City of Laurel JobLine. Because of the various nature of the different jobs in the City, please follow the directions listed with each job listing for submitting an application for that position. If you have any questions, please call the Human Resources Department at (601)428-6423.Thank you for your interest.

Title LABORER I
Location Public Works Sanitation
Job Information

April 16, 2014:   An opening for the position of LABORER I exists in the Sanitation Division of the Public Works Department, City of Laurel, MS. 

Requirements:

  • High School diploma or GED desired but not required
  • Ability to follow instructions
  • Ability to lift in excess of 50 pounds
  • Ability and knowledge to use hand tools
  • Ability and stamina to keep up with a moving truck, to climb up and down garbage trucks, and to bend and kneel
  • Ability to complete garbage routes within specified time restraints
  • Ability to work in all types of weather conditions
  • Ability to communicate effectively with residents, elected officials, and other city employees, both orally and in writing; to deal with others in a professional manner; and to maintain professional composure in heated situations
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously with frequent interruptions

Salary:  $9.91 per hour + benefits

Applicant must provide the following documents to Human Resources, 401 North 5th Avenue (3rd Floor City Hall) Room 304:

  • WIN Job Center referral card
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent desired but not required
  • Valid Mississippi Driver’s License or photo ID
  • Social Security Card                          
  • Birth Certificate


Title Temporary Equipment Operator II
Location Public Works Sanitation
Job Information

April 10, 2014:    An opening for the position of TEMPORARY EQUIPMENT OPERATOR II with CDL exists in the Sanitation Division of Public Works, The City of Laurel, MS.  This is a temporary position.

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent, valid Mississippi Class “A” Commercial Driver’s License, Social Security card, and birth certificate
  • Considerable experience and knowledge in proper operation of all types of heavy equipment (such as large tractors and backhoes) and small equipment
  • Considerable experience and knowledge of procedures to maintain vehicles and equipment
  • Ability to supervise hoppers and to work as a team member with other employees
  • Ability to work in all types weather conditions
  • Ability to lift weight in excess of 50 pounds
  • Ability to meet specified or required deadlines
  • Ability to make decisions within specified time restraints
  • Performing other duties as directed

SALARY:  $12.00 per hour/$24,960.00 annually     

Applicant must provide the following documents to Human Resources, 401 North 5th Avenue (3rd Floor City Hall) Room 304:

  • WIN Job Center referral card
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Valid Mississippi Class “A” Commercial Driver’s License
  • Social Security Card                          
  • Birth Certificate


Title Seasonal Equipment Operator I
Location Parks
Job Information

An opening for the position of SEASONAL EQUIPMENT OPERATOR I exists in the Parks Division of Parks & Recreation, City of Laurel, MS.

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED, valid MS driver’s license, Social Security card, and birth certificate
  • Knowledge of proper use of weed trimmers, leaf blowers, power tools, and hand tools
  • Knowledge of proper operation of heavy equipment, large tractors, and backhoes
  • Ability to lift in excess of 75 pounds
  • Ability to work in all weather conditions
  • Ability to work overtime and weekends as needed
  • Ability to follow departmental and city policies and procedures
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously with frequent interruptions
  • Other duties as directed

Salary:$7.25 per hour

Applicant must provide the following documents to Human Resources, 401 North 5th Avenue (3rd Floor City Hall) Room 304:

  • WIN Job Center referral card
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent   
  • Valid Mississippi Driver’s License
  • Social Security Card                          
  • Birth Certificate