Employment Opportunities

The following is a list of employment opportunites currently available with the Gordon County Government. This DOES NOT include listings from local businesses or other public entities. For inquiries or more information about each position, please refer to the accompanying description.

All emailed resumes must be submitted in Microsoft Word or as an Adobe PDF file. Resumes in any other format will not be accepted. Please indicate on your application/resume which position you are applying for. Depending on the position applied for, some or all of the background consent forms may need to be completed. Please submit these forms along with your application to jobs@gordoncounty.org

For general employment information, contact the Human Resources Office. Gordon County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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All current job listings will be listed below:

Now Hiring: Emergency Management Director

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Now Hiring:  Emergency Management Director

Gordon County is currently accepting resumes for the position of Emergency Management Director.  This position will manage, organize, and direct the overall operation of the Gordon County Emergency Management Agency.  Major job duties will include but are not limited to: review, development, and ongoing update of emergency and disaster plans; operate the Emergency Operations Center in conjunction with other local, state, or federal public safety agencies; direct the emergency shelter program when needed; work with other local public safety agencies to conduct simulated emergency drills; prepare and administer grants; and attend various monthly meetings.  Minimum education requirements are Vocational/Technical degree with training emphasis in emergency preparedness; a minimum of ten (10) years of experience working in the public safety sector, with five (5) years of those years in a position of leadership and management.  Preferred education requirements of a bachelor degree in one of the following: Emergency Management, Criminal Justice, Fire Science, Business Management, or related field.  The following certifications, or the ability to complete certifications within a reasonable amount of time: Certified Emergency Manager through GEMA; Emergency Medical Technician (EMT); and Basic Firefighter Certification.  Alternate qualifications are any combination of experience, education and certifications, which provide the required knowledge and abilities needed for this position.  Must possess a valid Georgia Driver’s License.  Must be able to pass a criminal history check and drug screening.  A complete job description and other pertinent information is available at the Human Resources Office.  Resumes and completed consent forms (consent forms are available online at gordoncounty.org) will be accepted at the Human Resources Office, located in the Gordon County Administration Building, 201 North Wall Street, Calhoun, GA 30701, by email at jobs@gordoncounty.org, or by fax at 706-629-9516, no later than 4:00 pm, Tuesday December 20, 2016. GORDON COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY...

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Now Hiring: Administrative Assistant

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Now Hiring: Administrative Assistant

Gordon County is currently seeking qualified applicants for the position of administrative assistant to work in the Tax Assessor’s Office. This position will be responsible for the following duties: data entry, filing, answering the telephone, serve as secretary to the Board of Assessors, take minutes of BOA meetings, appraisal computations, and written correspondence. Qualified applicants should possess the minimum education requirements of a high school diploma or equivalency, three- (3) years experience in a general clerical position, and be willing to take courses to become a Level 1 Appraiser with the State of Georgia. Applicants should possess good communication skills, both verbal and written, must be computer literate, accurately type a minimum of 45 wpm, ability to do math computations on a high school level and be familiar with general office procedures. Please apply at the Human Resources Office, located in the Gordon County Administration Building, 201 North Wall Street, Calhoun, Georgia, no later than 4:00 p.m. Monday December 5, 2016. Application and consent forms may be downloaded at gordoncounty.org. (Consent forms must be notarized.) Applications or resumes may also be faxed to 706-629-9516 or emailed to jobs@gordoncounty.org. A complete job description and other pertinent information available with the application. No telephone calls please. Gordon County is an Equal Opportunity...

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Now Hiring: Part-Time Per-Call Firefighters

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Gordon County Fire Rescue is currently accepting applications from interested citizens to augment the career firefighters in our Part-time per Call Firefighting Corps. The Gordon County Fire Department is recruiting Part-time per Call firefighters.  Applicants must be at least 18 years of age, possess a valid Georgia Driver’s License, and possess a high school diploma or equivalency from an accredited program.  A driving history, background check, and drug screening will be performed.  Candidates will also be required to pass a physical ability test. Gordon County relies heavily on assistance from its Pay per Call personnel to augment the efforts of the career firefighters on a consistent basis. The requirements for becoming a Gordon County Fire-Rescue Part-time Pay per Call Firefighter are: At least 18 years of age Possess a valid Georgia Driver’s License Possess a high school diploma or equivalency from an accredited program Have an acceptable driving record Have no, or an acceptable criminal background (no felonies in last 10 years) Pass a required drug screen Pass a physical ability test Live within 5 all-weather road miles of one of our part-time, per call stations Completed application (with all proper forms with Notary signature and stamp) APPLICATIONS FOR PART-TIME, PER CALL FIREFIGHTERS BEING ACCEPTED! DURING NORMAL BUSINESS HOURS, MONDAY – FRIDAY, 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM. (Applications will be reviewed and processed on a quarterly basis.  Please DO NOT call or email to check up on your application.  All applicants will be contacted concerning their application at the appropriate time).  If you have the desire to serve in your community and wish to apply to become a member of our Part-time, Per Call Firefighter Corps within our department, please download the Employment Application and deliver to Gordon County Fire Rescue Headquarters at 400 Belwood Rd. SE (next to the Georgia State Patrol, Post 43, across from the Outlet Mall).  All questions should be directed to volunteer@gordoncounty.org , or by phoning Headquarters at...

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