Job Opportunities


The County Government has the following openings for employment:

Clerk I

The Burke County Board of Commissioners has an opening for a Clerk I in the Juvenile Court and State Court Judges Office.  Potential candidates must have at least a high school diploma, trade school or equivalent level of education, five plus years in a similar position or sufficient experience to perform principal duties and responsibilities required by the Court. 

Potential candidates need to have a general knowledge of legal system, Proficiency 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 Microsoft Word and Excel. 

Applications are available at the Burke County Commissioners Office in Room 205 of the Burke County Courthouse, 602 Liberty Street, Waynesboro 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.  For more information call the Burke County Commissioners Office at 706-554-2324.   

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. 

Maintenance Mechanic I

Deadline for Applications:  Monday December 31st 2018 at 4:30pm.

JOB SUMMARY

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 building structure and mechanical operations

Display a degree of competence in electrical, plumbing and routine building maintenance

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 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 Loren at the Burke County Facility Maintenance Office at 706-554-2572.

Painter

Deadline for Applications:  Monday December 31st 2018 at 4:30pm.

JOB SUMMARY

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 building structure

Display a degree of competence in painting, drywall, and janitorial

Have experience with painting materials 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 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 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 Loren at the Burke County Facility Maintenance Office at 706-554-2572.   

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.

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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