Job Opportunities


The County Government has the following openings for employment:

Clerk II


The Burke County Planning Commission is currently taking applications for a Clerk II. This position is responsible for performing standard clerical duties including scheduling appointments, answering phone calls, filing, , as well as assisting with zoning, permitting, addressing, providing staff support, and interacting with the public.


Candidates must have a high school diploma or equivalent, 2 years of clerical experience, must be proficient with computers and data entry, Microsoft office and have a good working knowledge of internet-based applications. Applicant must possess good communication and public relation skills. Applicant must pass criminal background check and pre-employment drug screen.

Please send completed applications to scott.lee@burkecounty-ga.gov or apply at the Burke County Board of Commissioners Office in room 205 of the Burke County Courthouse.

 

Building Inspections Clerk

Tax Clerk II

 

An individual in this position performs clerical work in the collection of real and personal property taxes. Standard procedures and forms are set in State laws and regulations, some judgmental decisions are required. Work is performed under the supervision of the office manager/Tax Commissioner. This position involves considerable public contact and deals with a variety of individual problems associated with taxation.


Duties

  • Collects fees and taxes for real and personal property and maintains the necessary forms
  • Process real and intangible taxes
  • Research tax digest and provides information as needed or requested
  • Process standard motor vehicle titles and registration
  • Select and distribute forms necessary to perform appointed tasks as suggested by the State
  • Desirable knowledge, skills, and abilities
  • Knowledge of cash collection and tabulation procedures
  • Skilled in using a computer and general office equipment
  • Ability to understand State laws and regulations applicable to the administration of real and personal tax collection functions; to apply State tax laws; to check data for accuracy, to maintain files, records, and receipts; to maintain an effective working relationship with other employees, elected official and the general public

Education and experience

  • High School graduate or an equivalent
  • Minimum two years’ experience as a Clerk I

 

Clerk II

Library Assistant I

Program Manager

 


The Burke County Recreation Department is currently taking applications for a Program Manager. As directed, the Program Manager assists in coordinating the planning, organizing, and execution of all Recreation programming, special events, and facility rental usage. Must be able to work holidays, weekends, and nights during sporting/special events. 


The miminum required qualifications are as follows: The required knowledge, skill, and abilities to satisfactorily perform job duties are normally acquired through obtaining a bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from four-year College or university; plus one to two years of related experience and/or training; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Must be CPR/First Aid certified and have a valid Driver's License.

Please send completed applications to s.waskey@burkecounty-ga.gov or apply at the Burke County Board of Commissioners Office in room 205 of the Burke County Courthouse. For a full job description and list of qualifications, please see attached PDF below.

 

Program Manager Job Description

Receptionist

 


The Burke County Recreation Department is currently taking applications for a Receptionist. This position is responsible for providing information to the public regarding recreation activities, expediting communications within the department, performing clerical functions and Concessions related functions to the operation of the Concession Stands for all Burke County Recreation Department, as well as customer service in the areas of concession sales, stocking, managing funds and clean up.

The work is performed in an office and is typically performed with the employee intermittently sitting, standing, or stooping. Employee must occasionally lift objects. The work is performed in an office environment that is often noisy. Preparing food and stocking concession items. 

Candidates must have a high school diploma or equivalent, 1 year of restaraunt or concession experience, adequate qualifications in both typing and mathematics, sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position and ability to interact positively with participants, staff and the general public. 

Please send completed applications to s.waskey@burkecounty-ga.gov or apply at the Burke County Board of Commissioners Office in room 205 of the Burke County Courthouse. For a full job description and list of qualifications, please see attached PDF below.

 

Receptionist Description 

 

 

Concession Aide

 

The Burke County Recreation Department is currently taking applications for a seasonal Concession Aide. This person will be responsible for taking orders from customers, entering the order on the cash register, making change and delivering the order to the customer as well as cooking and prepping the food. 

Will train individual selected on everything needed to do the job. Applicants must be 16 years of age at least. For more information, see linked below PDF below. 

Please send completed applications to s.waskey@burkecounty-ga.gov or apply at the Burke County Board of Commissioners Office in room 205 of the Burke County Courthouse. For a full job description and list of qualifications, please see attached PDF below.

 

Concession Aide Job Description

Mechanic 1 (Tire Technician)

 

The Burke County Board of Commissioners has an opening for one full time tire/light mechanic in the automotive shop at the Road Department.  Potential candidates must have at least a high school diploma, five years plus in a similar position or sufficient experience to perform principal duties and responsibilities required. 

Potential candidates needs to have basic knowledge of all aspects of light service and preventative maintenance, must have knowledge of mounting and demounting small tires up to large tires and TMPS sensors, and understand the operation of a tire balancer.  Must possess and maintain a Georgia driver’s license, able to pass drug screening, and is subject to a background check.

 Applications are available at the Burke County Road Department, 144 Southside Drive, Waynesboro 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. For more information call the Burke County Road Department at 706-554-3124. The deadline for applications is until the position is filled.

Firefighter / AEMT

 

The Burke County EMA is accepting applications for the following position of Firefighter / AEMT.  Minimum requirements are High School Diploma or GED, pass a pre-employment test, pass criminal background checks, pass drug / alcohol screening. Candidates must possess a valid Georgia driver’s license and have dependable transportation.  Must possess a dependable contact phone number. Ability to follow directives / orders. 

If not already certified as both a Georgia Certified Firefighter and Georgia Certified AEMT, you must successfully complete both training courses and pass certification tests and requirements. Good physical condition and ability a must. Must pass physical fitness tests. A more detailed job description may be picked up at the Burke County EMA (277 Hwy 24 South, Waynesboro, GA). Applications may be picked up at the Board of Commissioners Office, 602 N. Liberty Street, Waynesboro, GA or the Burke County EMA. Completed applications are to be turned in to the Burke County EMA IN-PERSON. 

Employees who start employment NOT certified as a Georgia Firefighter and NOT certified as an AEMT the salary is $34,183.22/year..  As certifications are gained, pay level increases.  After receiving the required certifications and being assigned to a shift, employees work 24-hour shifts.

Practice Pre-Employment Test

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