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GDOL to help Lee Co. hire mechanics, drivers, food service, custodians

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News release from the Georgia Department of Labor

ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Labor's (GDOL) Albany Career Center will help the Lee County Board of Education recruit workers next week to fill about 20 immediate job openings with the school system in Leesburg.  

 The recruitment will be held Thursday, July 21, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Kinchafoonee Primary School, located at 295 Leslie Highway in Leesburg. Applicants must come prepared to fill out an application and have a short interview.  

The public school system will be hiring full-time mechanics and substitute school bus drivers, food service workers and custodians. Those hired for the substitute positions have the possibility of becoming permanent employees. All applicants must be willing to submit to a drug screening test and criminal background check by the employer.

Applicants for the mechanic positions must have a high school diploma or a general equivalency diploma (GED) and one year's mechanic experience or be a recent graduate in mechanics at a technical college.  They must also have a valid driver's license and a clean motor vehicle record (MVR).

Those who apply for the substitute bus driver positions must be at least 21 years old, have a valid driver's license, and a clean MVR. Applicants with a high school diploma or a GED are preferred for the bus driver positions.

A high school diploma or GED and food service experience is preferred for the substitute food-service worker positions.

Custodial experience is preferred for substitute custodian positions.

For additional information about the recruitment, contact the Albany Career Center at (229) 430-5010.