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Current Openings

ANIMAL SERVICES KENNEL TECH/OFFICE ADMIN

Job Summary: This position is responsible for the general care and maintenance of all animals at the Meriwether County Animal Shelter. Clean animal kennels and cages, feed and water animals while monitoring their intake. Document animal temperament, behavior, and abnormalities. Walk animals to maintain their physical and mental health. Answer telephones, perform adoptions, work with public and other duties as assigned. Must have appropriate driver’s license required for position. Must be 18 years of age and a High School graduate or equivalent. Employer will conduct pre-employment screening. PT Permanent Position. ​


Tax Appraiser

Job Summary: High School diploma or GED. Must be at least 21 years of age and have a valid Driver's License. Must have Certification at a minimum of Appraiser I or be able to complete training within 6 months of employment. Ability to learn and operate computer systems and software required, including Wingap and GIS. Knowledge and ability to use statistical calculations as required for the analyzation of data. Assist public with questions on property valuation and related tax questions as needed and other duties as assigned. Must be able to work indoors/outdoors with considerable walking, standing, climbing stairways, etc. Must be able to lift light to semi-heavy objects. Employer will conduct pre-employment screen.

FT Permanent Position.


E911 Communications Officer Trainee

Job Summary: This position is a training position for promotion and appointment to the position of Communications Officer I which involves radio dispatching and operating communication instruments and coordinating emergency communications for the county. The employee is responsible for making decisions based on established policies and procedures. Individuals may be required to perform other duties as assigned, including working in other functional areas to cover absences, relief, or shift openings to equalize peak work periods or otherwise to balance the work load, shift openings and skill strength of personnel.

Individuals must have ability to pass Criminal and Drivers History background check, have obtained a high school diploma or GED, be able to complete the Meriwether County E911 Communications Officer Training Program, and be of strong moral character. For a full Job Description please click on this posting.

FT Permanent Position.


​​​BUILDING INSPECTOR-CODE ENFORCEMENT

Job Summary - this position is responsible for inspecting bridges, dams, highways, buildings, wiring, plumbing, electrical circuits, sewers, heating systems, foundations and structures using engineering skills to determine structural soundness and compliance with specifications, building codes, and other regulations. Must have current Combo Residential or Commercial Inspector Certification and a minimum of 5 years experience as an inspector. Must have appropriate driver's license required for position. Must be at least 18 years of age and a High School graduate or equivalent.

FT Permanent Position.


MECHANIC/WELDER

Job Summary - this position performs skilled and specialized mechanical repair and maintenance including servicing diesel powered equipment. Welding plays an important role, along with skills and specialization in the welding field. Formal training or 5 years experience with road and bridge building maintenance, including at least one year of lead worker or supervisory experience. Must have appropriate driver's license required for position. Must be at least 18 years of age and a High School graduate or equivalent.
FT Permanent Position.

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LABORER (PART-TIME)

Job Summary - This position is an entry job or temporary position for new hires joining the County work force. Workers in the labor pool are assigned to operating and service departments to assist with extra work load, cover absences and vacations, and supplement crews required to meet unusual changes in the elements such as heat, cold, rain, etc. Must have a High School diploma or equivalent. Must be at least 18 years of age and have a valid Driver’s License. Employer will conduct a pre-employment screen.
Permanent Part-Time 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.



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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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

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