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 April 13, 2017.  Burke County is an equal opportunity employer. 

Baseball Officials & Scorekeepers

The Burke County Recreation Department needs baseball officials and scorekeepers for the upcoming baseball season. Experience with baseball or softball is REQUIRED!
Interested persons may drop by the Recreation Department Office at Jonathan Broxton Park and fill out an application.  A resume can also be emailed to rolene.rowell@wbcrd.com (place scorekeeper or official as the subject).

Recreation Department office hours are as follows:
Mon, Tues & Thurs — 9AM – 7:00PM
Wednesday — 9AM – 3PM
Friday — 9AM – 12PM

For more information, contact the Recreation Department at 706-554-5210 .

DEPUTY CLERK

The Burke County Clerk of Superior Court will be accepting applications for the position of Deputy Clerk.  Applicants must possess the following to perform the principal duties and responsibilities of this position:

High school diploma or equivalent

2+ years professional experience working in courthouse, law office, or equivalent

Intermediate level computer skills

Excellent communication skills and comfortable with dealing with the public

Applications may be obtained from the Burke County Board of Commissioners office located at the Burke County Courthouse.  The deadline for submitting application will be Thursday, March 23, 2017 at 5:00 p.m.  Burke County is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer.

MECHANIC II

The Burke County Board of Commissioners has an opening for one full time mechanic in the maintenance/auto shop at the Road Department.  Potential candidate must have at least a high school diploma, trade school or equivalent level of education, five years plus in a similar position or sufficient experience to perform principal duties and responsibilities required.

Potential candidate needs to have knowledge of all aspects of gas engine repair, diesel repair, diagnostics, air conditioning repair, changing tires, heavy equipment, welding, air brakes and have own tools.  Must possess and maintain a Georgia driver’s license, able to pass drug screening and may be subject to a background check.

Applications are available at the Burke County Road Department, 144 Southside Drive, Waynesboro 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. For more information call the Burke County Road Department Office at 706-554-3124. Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

Mechanic I

The Burke County Board of Commissioners has an opening for one full time mechanic in the maintenance/auto shop at the Road Department.  Potential candidates must have at least a high school diploma, trade school or equivalent level of education, five years plus in a similar position or sufficient experience to perform principal duties and responsibilities required.

Potential candidates needs to have knowledge of all aspects of small engine repair, auto and truck engine repair, diesel repair, diagnostics, air conditioning repair, changing tires and have own tools.  Must possess and maintain a Georgia driver’s license, able to pass drug screening, and is subject to a background check.

Applications are available at the Burke County Road Department, 144 Southside Drive, Waynesboro 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. For more information call the Burke County Road Department at 706-554-3124. The deadline for applications is until the position is filled.

Firefighter/AEMT

Burke County EMA accepts applications year round 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. Good physical condition. Pass a physical fitness test. Possess a valid driver’s license. Have dependable transportation. Possess a dependable contact phone number. Ability to follow directives / orders. Must enroll in and pay your own course costs in the next available EMT / AEMT class and successfully become certified as a AEMT. A more detailed job description may be picked up at the Burke County EMA. Applications may be picked up at the courthouse or the Burke County EMA.

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