Job Opportunities


The County Government has the following openings for employment:

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. 

Assistant Elections Director

 


The Burke County Board of Elections and Registration is accepting applications for the position of Assistant Elections Director. The Assistant Elections Director assists with general office clerical duties as well as election specific tasks and processes. These tasks and processes include, but are not limited to: voter registration, absentee by-mail, early in-person voting, poll worker training and Election Day troubleshooting. This is a full-time position with benefits available. Applicants may apply at the Burke County Commissioners Office in Room 205 of the Burke County Courthouse, 602 N. Liberty St., Waynesboro, Georgia, Monday - Friday from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., online at www.burkecounty-ga.gov, or at the Burke County Board of Elections and Registration Office, 602 N. Liberty St., Waynesboro, Georgia. Office Hours are Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. All applicants must have, at least, a High School Diploma or the equivalent and a valid Georgia drivers license (or legal photo ID) 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 burkereg@burkecounty-ga.gov  (Please type Assistant Elections Director Application in the subject).

Recreation Aide/Seasonal Position (4 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 www.burkecounty-ga.gov, 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 s.waskey@burkecounty-ga.gov. (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

Athletic Coordinator

 

The Burke County Recreation Department is accepting applications for the position of Athletic Coordinator. 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., online at www.burkecounty-ga.gov, 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 have a B.S. Degree in Recreation, Sports Management, or a minimum of 2 years experience in organized athletics, a valid Georgia driver license and able to pass a drug screening test. A background check will also be conducted on each applicant. The job will remain open until filled. Applications and Resumes can also be emailed to s.waskey@burkecounty-ga.gov. (Please type Athletic Coordinator in the subject.)

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

 

Athletic Coordinator

Maintenance Mechanic

 

The Burke County Facility Maintenance Department is currently taking applications for a Maintenance Mechanic. This job exists for the purpose of assisting the Facility Maintenance department in servicing and maintaining the Facilities operated under the Burke County Board of Commissioenrs. 

DUTIES and CAPABILITIES

- Minimum of 5-10 years of experience in working with electrical, plumbing, HVAC, Carpentry, and
general maintenance
- Ability to repair, replace and upgrade faulty plumbing fixtures and systems (sinks, toilets, faucets,
drain lines, water lines, water heaters, valves, etc.)
- Ability to repair, replace and upgrade faulty or outdated electrical devices and systems (switches,
receptacles, light fixtures, light ballasts, breakers, disconnects, relays, wiring, isolating faults for safe
removal and replacement)
- Ability to diagnose issues with HVAC systems and perform minor repairs
- Experience with carpentry is preferred (rough framing, building cabinets and shelves, installing and
finishing wood trim, etc.)
- Possess an extensive knowledge and understanding of all physical components which make up the
construction of a building to effectively perform repairs and maintenance of any kind.
- Possess strong interpersonal skills and ability to meet specific needs.
- Communication skills (both written and verbal)
- Hold a valid Georgia Drivers License and High School Diploma or GED
- Give attention to the organization of tools and workspace


Applications are available at the Burke County 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/departments/administration/job-opportunities/.


For more information, call Josh at the Burke County Facility Maintenance Office at 706-554-2572.

 

Maintenance Coordinator Job Description - 2022

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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