Job Opportunities


The County Government has the following openings for employment:

Maintenance Laborer Position

 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 Wednesday, May 1, 2019.  Resumes can also be emailed to r.rowell@burkecounty-ga.gov.  (Please type Maintenance Laborer Application in the subject.)

 

Maintenance Laborer Position - Part Time

The Burke County Recreation Department is accepting applications for the part-time position of Maintenance Laborer.  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 Wednesday, May 1, 2019.  Resumes can also be emailed to r.rowell@burkecounty-ga.gov.  (Please type PT Maintenance Laborer Application in the subject.)

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. 

Heavy Equipment Operator I

Job Vacancy at Burke County Landfill for Heavy Equipment Operator 1.  Requirements:  must have Heavy Equipment operating experience,  knowledge and ability to operate bulldozer and compactor.  Excavator and loader experience helpful,  valid drivers license,  high school diploma,  must work some first Saturdays of month,  must act in respectful manner to public and fellow employees.  Job duties include:  pushing up and compacting trash when new C&D is ready but in meantime helping in other areas.  Position requires to fill in where needed:  loading trucks and packing trucks,  loading tire trailer,  loading metal rolloff,  control litter, cutting grass/trimming,  regular equipment checks(fluids and tires),  clean out bay,  help keep break area clean,  practice safety during work hours.  Must pass drug test and background check.  This is a full time position.  The hours are 8am-5pm,  Monday through Friday and the first Saturday of every month.

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.

 

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