Animal Control Officer

Job Summary: To provide assistance in controlling stray, uncontrolled, or abused dogs and cats from undesirable conditions. This includes capture, examination, basic medical treatment, housing, return to owners or placement of animal with new owners, and euthanasia where necessary. This position reports to the Animal Control Director. 


Administrative Assistant (Fire Department)

Job Summary: Performs a variety of administrative support functions such as answering telephone calls, filing, completing paperwork and electronic forms, scheduling, interfacing with the public, and assisting with various other assignments


Firefighter
Job Summary: This position is responsible for responding to emergency scenes to perform fire suppression, emergency medical services, rescue, hazardous material mitigation, and assist with other emergency situations that may arise.


​Firefighter / Paramedic
Job Summary: This position is responsible for responding to emergency scenes to perform fire suppression, emergency medical services, rescue, hazardous material mitigation, and assist with other emergency situations that may arise.  The Paramedic performs various patient care activities in the pre-hospital setting, in accordance with all rules and regulations set forth by the GA State Department of Public Health


​Firefighter / EMT
Job Summary: This position is responsible for responding to emergency scenes to perform fire suppression, emergency medical services, rescue, hazardous material mitigation, and assist with other emergency situations that may arise.  The EMT performs various patient care activities in the pre-hospital setting, in accordance with all rules and regulations set forth by the GA State Department of Public Health



Sheriffs Office - Deputy Sheriff (Certified)
Position Summary: This is general law enforcement work responsible for protecting life and property within Meriwether County; enforcing traffic regulation, state laws and county ordinances; responding to emergency situations, citizens requests for assistance, and alarms; and conducting investigations in response to reported or discovered criminal activity. Work requires independent judgement discretion in difficult or unusual situations. Work involves personal danger.


Sheriff's Office - Detention Officer
Position Summary: Under General Supervision of the shift supervisor, a person in this position ensures security and protects property of the facility, completes the admission process of inmates, prevents escapes, controls behavior of inmates and protects inmates from each other. The incumbent must be diligent in maintaining an inmate count, prompt in dispensing medicine and be able to take personal property of inmates. The incumbent must also adhere to definite procedures established by the department to ensure that the inmate’s constitutional rights are observed. A person in this position does not supervise officers.


HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATOR
Job Summary: This position requires skill in the operation of heavy equipment machines. The employee is responsible for the safe and efficient operation with the ability to work to finish with accuracy. Work is performed in accordance with the instructions received from a Foreman and the employee is expected to carry out the assignments, free of direct supervision, except for more complicated jobs. The employee is expected to perform minor servicing and maintenance on the equipment and to refer more serious problems to the supervisor at the first sign of a problem.


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Meriwether County is an equal opportunity employer.  Employees and applicants for employment are protected by federal laws, state and local laws designed to protect employees and job applicants from discrimination on the bases of race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, family medical history or genetic information, and military service. These protections extend to all management practices and decisions, including recruitment and hiring practices, appraisal systems, promotions, and training and career development programs.

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IMPORTANT!........ Meriwether County will only accept applications for employment for current posted openings only. Any applications received for a position that is not posted will be discarded