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April 27, 2022

LOCATION: Facilities


The Dougherty County School System is seeking a Plumber to join our Facilities department. The Plumber will maintain the flow and drainage of water, air, and other gases by assembling, installing, and repairing pipes, fittings, and plumbing fixtures district-wide. The Plumber will also maintain and provide for the safe condition and operation of all plumbing systems in district facilities.

QUALIFICATIONS: Technical College Diploma or Certificate in the area of Plumbing; Five (5) years of verifiable experience in the plumbing trade; Knowledge of technology as related to specific job functions; A valid Georgia Driver’s License and a good driving record; Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Board may find appropriate.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Excellent communication and organizational skills; Ability to relate to read and interpret mechanical and plumbing drawings and details Ability to work from sketches, blueprints, and oral or written instruction; Ability to safely operate and work from ladders, scaffolding, platforms, and personnel lifts; Ability to perform routine physical activities that are required to fulfill job responsibilities.
PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES: Repairs, installs, and maintains the plumbing system including fixtures, food service, and other related equipment, pipes, unions, drains, water lines, etc.; Repairs water lines, drain lines, pumps, heaters, appurtenances, etc.; Installs and repairs drinking fountains, plumbing fixtures, life station systems, etc. Repairs irrigation piping and systems; Diagnoses and repairs inoperative water heaters; Repairs chilled and condenser water piping and devices; Oversees and ensures the proper completion of work when performed and assisted by assigned helpers and/or laborers; Assists in estimating and planning maintenance and construction plumbing projects; Accurately and promptly document labor hours and materials expended on assigned tasks; Identifies and reports repair needs and safety discrepancies when observed at facilities; Assists in the design and specification of plumbing systems and fixtures and verifying the performance of work completed under purchase order contracts; Maintains accountability and inventory for assigned tools and equipment; Knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions of the trade; Knowledge of any codes related to the trade; May serve as direct supervisor in absence of Team Leader; May serve on the Environmental Health and Safety Emergency Response Team; Performs other such duties needed or assigned by the supervisor.
REPORTS TO: Maintenance Services Supervisor

SALARY RANGE: Competitive salary and excellent benefits package in accordance with the DCSS Compensation Guide.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: A review of applicants will begin on May 10, 2022, and will continue until the position is filled.


The System reserves the right to waive any qualifications or other provisions of this advertisement by statute or regulations.
Dougherty County School System uses the Applitrack system from Frontline to manage employment applications online.

About Us

The Dougherty County School System is a leading catalyst and advocate for public education in Southwest Georgia. It's the largest school system in the second congressional district. The school district has 21 schools (14 elementary, 4 middle, and 3 high schools), five learning centers, and the Commodore Conyers College & Career Academy. All schools are accredited by Cognia The DCSS offers a competitive salary and benefits package.

Dougherty County is recognized for its quail and duck hunting, fishing, the Flint River, and many cypress swamps. The County has a population of approximately 90,000. Our County has two institutions of higher education, Albany State University, and Albany Technical College. Notable points of interest include the Albany Museum of Art, the Flint RiverQuarium, the Albany Civil Rights Institute, the Parks at Chehaw, Radium Springs Gardens, and Thronateeska Heritage Center, which includes the Museum of History, Wetherbee Planetarium, and the Science Discovery Center. Dougherty County is a short drive to Atlanta, the Georgia coast, as well as the Florida Gulf Coast beaches.

Important Note
This document provides descriptive information about the above Dougherty County School System position. Work actually performed by incumbents in this position may vary. Although this document may be used for recruiting, staffing, or career planning, the information contained herein should only be used as a guideline or recommendation for the content of and qualifications for this position. The Dougherty County School System reserves the right to make changes to this document as deemed necessary without providing advance written notice.

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