Job Opportunities


The County Government has the following openings for employment:

Animal Services Director

 The Burke County Board of Commissioners is looking for an experienced professional to supervise and coordinate the programs and activities of the newly established Animal Control Department of the County. This position also coordinates shelter construction; adoption of ordinances and procedures related to animal control, and the County’s efforts to address dangerous dogs and stray dogs and cats.   Qualified applicants must have at least 3 years of experience in animal control and a Bachelor’s Degree with a major in animal science or a related field. If you do not have a degree, but have at least 6 years of animal control experience you will meet this qualification.  Applications and resumes should be submitted to the Commissioners Office at 602 Liberty Street, Waynesboro or PO Box 89, Waynesboro, GA 30830 by Thursday July 13, 2018.  Burke County is an equal opportunity employer.  

BURKE COUNTY RECREATION DEPARTMENT has the following job openings:

 

PROGRAM MANAGER

The Burke County Recreation Department is accepting applications for the position of Program Manager.  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 B.S. Degree in Recreation, the equivalent, or a minimum of 5 years experience in organized programming, 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, June 29, 2018.  Resumes can also be emailed to rolene.rowell@wbcrd.com  (Please type Program Manager in the subject.)

SUMMER CAMP COUNSELOR POSITION

The Burke County Recreation Department is accepting applications for six part-time positions of Summer Camp Counselors.  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 be at least 15 years old and able to pass a drug screening test.  A background check will also be conducted on each applicant over 17 years old.  A valid Georgia Driver’s License is recommended.  An eight week commitment to the camp is required and will run from May 28th – July 17th, which will include pre and post planning. The deadline for submitting applications is Wednesday, May 16, 2018.  Resumes can also be emailed to rolene.rowell@wbcrd.com  (Please type Summer Camp Counselor in the subject.)

YOUTH ATHLETIC AID POSITION

The Burke County Recreation Department is accepting applications for two part-time positions as Youth Athletic Aides.  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 be at least 15 years old and able to pass a drug screening test.  A background check will also be conducted on each applicant over 17 years old.  A valid Georgia Driver’s License is recommended.  Applicants will be required to assist in preparation for seasonal sports activities and events, work evenings and weekends and assist with special events, as well.  The deadline for submitting applications is Wednesday, May 16, 2018.  Resumes can also be emailed to rolene.rowell@wbcrd.com  (Please type Youth Athletic Aide in the subject.)

Firefighter/AEMT

Burke County EMA is accepting applications for the following position:

Firefighter / AEMT. Minimum requirements are: High School Diploma or GED. Pass a pre-employment test. Pass criminal background checks. Pass drug / alcohol screening. Possess a valid Georgia driver’s license. Have dependable transportation. 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 courthouse or the Burke County EMA. Completed applications are to be turned in to the Burke County EMA IN-PERSON no later than May 4, 2018. 

Employees who start employment NOT certified as a Georgia Firefighter and NOT certified as an AEMT the hourly rate will be $11.39.  As certifications are gained, pay level increases.  After receiving the required certifications and being assigned to a shift, employees work 24-hour shifts.  

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.

 

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