The Macon Water Authority

790 Second Street • Macon, GA 31202-0108 • (478) 464-5600

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Buildings & Grounds Maintenance Worker I



Compensation Philosophy:

 The Macon Water Authority (MWA) compensation philosophy states that the starting salary for each pay grade will be competitive and fair based on the minimum requirements of each position. For candidates with a combination of knowledge, skills, and experience above the minimum requirements, MWA has the ability to offer a starting salary between the minimum and mid-point, with a possibility of a salary closer to the mid-point.


Job Summary:

Performs basic maintenance and repair work to all facilities, grounds, and equipment.



  • Performs various janitorial duties; including waxing and buffing of floors.
  • Performs basic labor duties.
  • Mows plant grounds, trimming around walkways and buildings.
  • Operates tractors, lawnmowers, and some power hand tools.
  • Cleans and paints equipment.
  • Performs related work as required.


Qualification Requirements:

  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Knowledge of the operation of tractors and mowers preferred.
  • Ability to use various hand and power tools preferred.
  • Valid Georgia driver’s license with a safe driving record.


Physical Requirements:

  • Frequent walking, standing, stooping
  • Ability to carry 50 pounds or more.
  • Occasionally sitting, crawling, crouching, climbing, and balancing.
  • May occasionally require climbing and may involve traveling over various terrain.
  • Ability to grasp and hold.


Salary: $18.85-$22.31/hr

Open Until: 06/30/2023

Contact Name: Human Resources

Contact Phone: (478) 464-5600

Contact Email:

Application Procedure:

The Macon Water Authority job application can be downloaded here (requires Adobe Acrobat Reader). Please complete the application and submit it one of three ways, along with your resume: email to; fax to 478-741-2629; or come to our Administrative Building and complete an application. The address is 537 Hemlock Street, Macon Georgia, 31201. Due to the high volume of applicant submissions for employment, we are unable to speak with you individually about your application. All applicants will be reveiwed and those selected for the hiring process will be contacted.



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Macon Water Authority
790 Second St.
P.O. Box 108
Macon, GA 31202-0108
(478) 464-5600
(478) 741-9146

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