Job Opportunities

The County Government has the following openings for employment:

Part-Time EMA Billing Clerk


Burke County EMA is now accepting applications from qualified individuals for the position of part-time billing clerk. 

Job Description

Performs a variety of clerical tasks such as copying, filing, and performing data entry tasks. Prepares billing invoices and transmits as appropriate; inputs payments received into computer database. Files Medicare and Medicaid claims as required; resubmits claims as needed. Receives a variety of checks, invoices, records, forms, applications, tax statements, credit histories, and insurance payments; processes, copies, files, audits, and/or forwards as appropriate. Types and/or prepares a variety of billing statements, correspondence, records, reports, notices, schedules, and related documentation; copies, files, distrbiutes, and/or forwards as appropriate. Receives, sorts, and distributes incoming mail; prepares and transmits outgoing mail. Answers telephones and responds to customer inquiries; provides information, takes/relays messages, or direct calls as appropriate. Maintains files; updates files, purge data, and runs back-ups as required. Closes out billing procedures annually. 

Human Interaction: Requires the ability to exchange information for the purpose of clarifying details. Performs such within well-established policies, procedures and standards.

Verbal Aptitude: Requires the ability to utilize a wide variety of reference, descriptive, and/or advisory data and information.

Minimum Qualifications

    High School Diploma or GED required. Must possess and maintain a valid Georgia driver's license. Must have reliable transportation. Must have a clean background check and clear drug screening. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Outlook and Word specifically). Excellent work ethics are expected. Candidate must be well groomed, have good personal hygiene, dress appropriately for work and wear appropriate office footwear. 

Deadline to apply is 5pm Friday, 9/23/2022.

Applications are available during normal business hours at EMA HQ 277 Hwy 24 South Waynesboro, GA 30830 or on this website.


Part-Time Billing Clerk

Van Driver


The Burke County Board of Commissioners has an opening for a van driver to work with Burke County Transit. Minimum qualifications are as follows: High school diploma or equivalent, Georgia Driver's License, MVR. Must be able to pass a Background Check and Drug and Alcohol Screening. Must be able to work well with others. Must be willing to work various hours.

Clerk II


The Solicitor-General of Burke County has an opening for the position of Clerk II. Job duties include preparation of court calendars, filing, bookkeeping, telephone reception, factual investigation, legal research, handling of evidence, witness and victim interviews, running criminal histories, collaboration with law enforcement, and assisting with prosecution in Court. Applications are available at and should be returned to the Burke County Commissioners Office in the Burke County Courthouse, 602 Liberty Street, Waynesboro, GA from 8:00A.M. to 5:00P.M., Monday through Friday. No personal visits or phone calls please. Applications will be accepted until positions filled. 

Potential candidates should have at least a high school diploma and a general knowledge of the legal system, proficency in dealing with the public, composing correspondence, typing and filing, mastery in operating standard office machines, good communication skills, both oral and written, and proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite and other software. 

Recreation Aide/Seasonal Position (2 positions open)


The Burke County Recreation Department is accepting applications for the position of Recreation Aide/Seasonal Worker to help with Athletics, Camps, Special Events, and Concessions. This is a part-time position with no benefits. Applicants may apply at the Burke County Commissioners Office in Room 205 of the Burke County Courthouse, 602 Liberty Street, Waynesboro, Georgia, Monday – Friday from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., online at, or at the Burke County Recreation Department, 465 Burke Veterans Parkway, Waynesboro, Georgia. Office Hours are Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. All applicants must be currently enrolled in school or have a High School Diploma or the equivalent and a valid Georgia driver’s license (or legal picture identification) and able to pass a drug screening test. A background check will also be conducted on each applicant. The position is open until filled. Applications and Resumes can also be emailed to (Please type Recreation Aide/Seasonal Application in the subject.)

For a full job description and list of requirements please see PDF below. 


Program-Athletic Aide Job 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 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.

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