Job Opportunities


The County Government has the following openings for employment:

Executive Director

Burke County Development Authority

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.

Supply Technician II

 The Burke County Board of Commissioners has an opening for one full time position in the supply room department at the maintenance/auto shop located at the road department.  Potential candidates must have at least a high school diploma, and five years in a similar position or sufficient experience to perform principal duties and responsibilities that are required. 

Potential candidates need to have knowledge in auto and equipment parts, ordering parts, supplies and researching, following a budget, maintain inventory, reports and audits, with the ability to use a computer and lift at least 50lbs., possess excellent customer service skills.  Must maintain a Georgia driver’s license, able to pass drug and alcohol 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, and ask for Dale.  Applications will be accepted till position is filled.

Firefighter/AEMT

Burke County EMA is accepting applications for the following position:

Firefighter / AEMT. Minimum requirements are: High School Diploma or GED. Pass a pre-employment test. Pass criminal background checks. Pass drug / alcohol screening. Possess a valid Georgia driver’s license. Have dependable transportation. 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 courthouse or the Burke County EMA. Completed applications are to be turned in to the Burke County EMA IN-PERSON no later than August 22, 2018. 

Employees who start employment NOT certified as a Georgia Firefighter and NOT certified as an AEMT the hourly rate will be $11.39.  As certifications are gained, pay level increases.  After receiving the required certifications and being assigned to a shift, employees work 24-hour shifts.  

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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