Job Opportunities


The County Government has the following openings for employment:

Maintenance Laborer Position

The Burke County Recreation Department is accepting applications for the part-time position of Maintenance Laborer.  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, July 6, 2017.  Resumes can also be emailed to rolene.rowell@wbcrd.com  (Please type Maintenance Laborer Application in the subject.)

Dispatcher/PSAP Operator

The Burke County EMA is accepting applications for the following position: Dispatcher / PSAP Operator. Forty hours per week. Minimum requirements are high school diploma or GED, ability to clearly and verbally communicate under stressful conditions, computer skills, ability to write clearly & legibly, ability to follow directives / orders, the ability to work varying & flexible schedules and the ability to work harmoniously with varying personalities. Applicant must possess a valid Georgia driver’s license and have dependable transportation. Applicant must pass a criminal background check. Must pass a drug / alcohol screening. 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. Completed applications are to be turned in to the Burke County EMA no later than July 5, 2017.

Custodian

LOOKING FOR CUSTODIAN TO MAINTAIN THEBURKE COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY

Applications may be obtained immediately at 130 Hwy 24 South,Waynesboro, GA 30830

We are looking for a responsible custodian to maintain and protect our facility. It is a public place. The external and internal appearance of a building reflects on the occupants and users. It is important for a custodian to be careful and thorough in working, cleaning and tidying the premises. High school diploma is preferred but not required.

The deadline for submitting applications will be Monday, June 17, 2017 at 5:00 p.m.  Burke County is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer.

 Detailed Job Description

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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