Job Opportunities


The County Government has the following openings for employment:

911 Dispatcher/PSAP Operator

The Burke County EMA is accepting applications for the following position: 911 Dispatcher / PSAP Operator. Forty hours per week. Minimum requirements are high school diploma or GED, ability to clearly and verbally communicate under stressful conditions, computer skills, ability to write clearly & legibly, ability to follow directives / orders, the ability to work varying & flexible schedules and the ability to work harmoniously with varying personalities. Applicant must possess a valid Georgia driver’s license and have dependable transportation. Applicant must pass a criminal background check. Must pass a drug / alcohol screening. 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 no later than August 7, 2020. Starting hourly rate is $14.70.

 BOXING SUPERVISOR POSITION (Part Time)

The Burke County Recreation Department is accepting applications for the part-time position of Boxing Supervisor.  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., and Wednesdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.  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, July 31, 2020.  Resumes can also be emailed to r.rowell@burkecounty-ga.gov.  (Please type Boxing Supervisor Application in the subject.)

 

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., and Wednesdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.  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, July 31, 2020.  Resumes can also be emailed to r.rowell@burkecounty-ga.gov.  (Please type Maintenance Laborer Application in the subject.)

 

Facilities Maintenance Director

 The Burke County Board of Commissioners seeks a well-qualified, highly motivated individual to fill the position of full-time Facilities Maintenance Director. Under general supervision of the County Manager, the Facilities Maintenance Director is responsible for planning, organizing, and directing the maintenance of County facilities and grounds. The Facilities Maintenance Director will develop and implement procedures relevant to facilities management operations such as new processes, space management and the annual budget. The Facilities Maintenance Director will supervise and provide input on personnel related matters. He/she will establish comprehensive safety programs. He/she will maintain compliance with state and federal regulations. The Facilities Maintenance Director must plan, schedule and implement facilities maintenance activities for the County by ensuring the completion of plumbing, electrical, painting, heating, ventilation, air conditioning, carpentry, lawn work, information technology, etc. He/she must coordinate routine purchasing activities. He/she must coordinate the removal of surplus items and train employees in hazardous materials safety procedures. He/she is responsible for the overall maintenance of fire alarms, extinguishers, sprinkler and security systems. The Facilities Maintenance Director must manage and oversee financial operation of the department. He/she must monitor the activities of personnel to ensure compliance with the County Personnel Policy Manual and department procedures. He/she will develop and/or assist with the development of policies and procedures and recommend changes to meet the goals and requirements of the department. The Facilities Maintenance Director must evaluate employees at scheduled intervals upon reviewing of all relevant information. He/she must conduct regular evaluation of services provided and make adjustments as needed. The Facilities Maintenance Director must maintain up-to-date policies, procedures that impact department initiatives. He/she will be required to exercise considerable skills in communication, oral & written, computer, time management, organizational, and planning, and maintain professional interpersonal relationships. He/she must have decision making and problem-solving skills. He/she must be skilled in interpersonal relations and in dealing with the public. He/she must oversee various maintenance contracts for the County.  The Facilities Maintenance Director will oversee the IT program and IT staff of the County.  Other duties as assigned.

Competencies: The Facilities Maintenance Director must have knowledge of facilities maintenance best practices and custodial operations. He/she must have knowledge of various trade disciplines such as electrical, plumbing, HVAC, construction, etc. The Facilities Director must be skilled in delegation of responsibility as well as the operation of computers and job-related software programs.

Minimum Qualifications: The candidate MUST possess a High School Diploma *AND* five (5) years of experience in facilities management, which includes supervision of multiple operations such as repair and maintenance, space management, security, site selection and facility construction.

Preferred Qualifications: The candidate should have bachelor’s degree in construction, IT or related field. The candidate should have knowledge of Construction documents – ability to read, analyze and interpret construction plans.

Physical Demands: Must be able to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and be able to stoop, keel, crouch or crawl as required to complete tasks.

Salary/Benefits: Salary is commensurate with education and work experience. Benefits include paid county holidays, annual leave, sick leave and a defined benefit retirement plan.

Application Deadline: July 20, 2020

Burke County is an equal opportunity employer.

Mail resumes to:

Burke County Board of Commissioners
PO Box 89
Waynesboro, GA 30830

Or email to merv.waldrop@burkecounty-ga.gov

 

Mechanic II

The Burke County Board of Commissioners has an opening for one full time mechanic in the 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.

Between 8am and 2pm. Monday - Friday

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. 

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.

Mechanic I

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.

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