Job Opportunities


The County Government has the following openings for employment:

Maintenance Laborer

The Burke County Recreation Department is accepting applications for the position of Maintenance Laborer.  This is a full-time position with 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. or at the Burke County Recreation Department, 465 Burke Veterans Parkway, Waynesboro, Georgia.  Office Hours are Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Wednesdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Fridays from 9 a.m. to 12 noon.  All applicants must have a High School Diploma or the equivalent and a valid Georgia driver’s license and able to pass a drug screening test.  A background check will also be conducted on each applicant.  The deadline for submitting applications is Friday, March 27, 2020.  Resumes can also be emailed to r.rowell@burkecounty-ga.gov.  (Please type Maintenance Laborer Application in the subject.)

Custodian


 This job exists for the purpose of assisting Maintenance Department in servicing the facilities and buildings owned or operated under the Burke County Board of Commissioners.                                                                 

DUTIES and CAPABILITIES

Possess a general understanding of janitorial duties
Display a degree of competence in cleaning techniques and supplies
Hold a valid Georgia Drivers License and High School Diploma or GED
Demonstrate an interest in aesthetic value and take pride in the general appearance of finished projects
Show openness in developing and refining new skills related to quality of work
Maintain a commitment to appropriate quantity and quality of completed projects
Relate to those you serve in a professional manner
Be conscientious in purchasing materials and tools needed for the job
Give attention to the organization of tools and workspace
Work as a team player in determining a diagnosis and a plan of action for any given need.
Communicate and compare notes with your specific co-worker(s)
Maintain a commitment to working safely and efficiently. Avoid unnecessary risk
Minimize your use of personal electronics and media when on the clock

Applications are available at the Burke County Board of Commissioners Office of the Burke County Courthouse, 602 Liberty Street, Waynesboro, GA 30830 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, and also available on http://www.burkecounty-ga.gov/index.php/departments/administration/job-opportunities/

For more information call the Burke County Facility Maintenance Office at 706-554-2572.  The deadline for applications is Monday March 16th, 2020 at 4:30pm

Mechanic II

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

Potential candidate needs to have knowledge of all aspects of gas engine repair, diesel repair, diagnostics, air conditioning repair, changing tires, heavy equipment, air brakes and have own tools.  Must possess and maintain a Georgia driver’s license, able to pass drug screening and may be 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 Office at 706-554-3124. Applications will be accepted until position is filled. 

Paint & Body Technician 2

The Burke County Board of Commissioners has an opening for one full time paint and body technician located at the auto shop/ road department.  Potential candidate must have at least a high school diploma or GED, trade school or equivalent level of education.  Five years in a similar position or sufficient experience to perform principal duties and responsibilities required.

Potential candidates need to have knowledge of all aspects of body repair and finishing, wiring, creating written estimates, mixing color codes, light mechanic repair. Must have tools, and possess and maintain a Georgia driver’s license, be able to pass a drug and alcohol screening and maybe subject to a background check.

Applications are available at the Burke County Road Department, 144 Southside Drive Waynesboro from 8:00a.m. to 2:00p.m. Monday - Friday.  For more information, call the Burke County Road Department office at 706-554-3124.  Applications will be accepted 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 no later than January 24, 2020. 

Employees who start employment NOT certified as a Georgia Firefighter and NOT certified as an AEMT the hourly rate will be $12.16.  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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