DIRECTOR OF PLANNING, ZONING AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

College degree in Planning or related fields and 5 years related experience. Must be at least 21 years of age and have a valid Driver’s License. This position consists of supervising building inspection, code enforcement, planning, zoning, business license, E&S control, and all associated duties. This position requires the adherence to county policies and procedures related to planning, zoning, building inspection and other duties. The position requires knowledge of County zoning, subdivision and land use regulations, county demographics and erosion control requirements. Must have the ability to analyze development trends in Meriwether County and knowledge of zoning and land use maps and comprehensive plan, knowledge of GIS software and other computerized applications used for updating and maintaining records and zoning maps.  Must be able to work indoors/outdoors with considerable walking, standing, climbing stairways, sitting, use of electronics, etc.  Employer will conduct pre-employment screen. FT Permanent Position.


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