Job Opportunities

The County Government has the following openings for employment:

Part-Time Dispatcher/Clerk/Driver

Burke Transit is accepting applications for the following position: Part – time Dispatcher / Clerk / Driver. Average 24 per hours per week. Starting salary is $11.03 per hour. Minimum requirements are high school diploma or GED, ability to clearly and verbally communicate, ability to write clearly & legibly, ability to follow directives / orders, the ability to work varying & flexible schedules, and possess a valid Georgia Driver’s License with a clean driver’s history. Good computer skills a plus. Must have a clean driving history and 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 March 9, 2018.

Maintenance Laborer

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., Wednesdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Fridays from 9 a.m. to 12 noon.  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 Thursday, March 1, 2018.  Resumes can also be emailed to  (Please type Maintenance Laborer Application in the subject.)

Appraiser II

The Burke County Board of Tax Assessors has an opening for a Property Appraiser. Applicants without a current Georgia Department of Revenue Appraiser Certification will begin as an Appraiser I position. The salary range for Appraiser I is $28,059 - $42,536. This is a professional position and salary will be commensurate with experience level and applicant qualifications. There will be a 6 month probationary period while certifications are being obtained and the applicant is exhibiting mastery of the duties. Within 2 years, and after all certification requirements have been met, the successful candidate will advance to an Appraiser II. This position requires both office and field appraisal duties.

Responsibilities include:

Appraising residential and accessory building

Appraising commercial and industrial buildings and accessories

Data entry into the County’s CAMA system

Handling taxpayer issues by phone and in person

Any other duties as required In the field of tax assessment

Requirements include:

Previous appraisal skills are preferred, either in the field of tax appraisal or fee appraisal

Good math skills

Must be able to interact with the public in a professional and friendly manner

Advanced computer skills required

Must successfully complete education requirements of the Georgia Dept. of Revenue Appraiser Certification Program

Must possess a valid Georgia driver’s license; DMV history report will be run

All Burke County employees are subject to a criminal history verification

Substance abuse testing is required

Applications may be obtained at and submitted to the Burke County Commissioners Office, 602 Liberty Street, Waynesboro, Ga. from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday or at

 For more information call the Burke County Tax Assessor’s Office at 706-554-2607. End date: Open until filled.

**Burke County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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.