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.




All current job listings will be listed below:

Now Hiring: Basic Firefighter

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Now Hiring: Basic Firefighter

Gordon County is currently accepting applications for the position of Basic Firefighter. Qualified applicants should possess the following minimum qualifications and/or abilities: Be at least 18 Years of Age. High School Diploma or equivalent from an accredited program. Valid Georgia Driver’s License (processing to class E or F) and maintain throughout employment. Be physically prepared to take a Timed, Pass or Fail test, which is the Gordon County Fire. Rescue Physical Ability Test (CPAT) as prescribed by the Georgia Firefighter’s Standards and Training Council (GFSTC.) Ability to pass background check. Ability to pass a physical exam/drug screening. Successful Candidates will be required to complete and pass an 8 week Rookie School to become a State of Georgia Certified Firefighter and maintain this certification throughout employment. Must be able to obtain an Advanced EMT Certification within 2 years of completion of Rookie School and maintain throughout employment. Please direct any questions regarding qualifications & requirements to Training Chief Nathan Saylors at 706-263-5293. Applications will be accepted at the Gordon County Human Resources office located in the County Administration Building, 201 North Wall Street, Calhoun, Georgia 30701. Applications will be accepted until 4:00 pm on Friday, November 11, 2016. Applications may also be faxed to 706-629-9516 or emailed to jobs@gordoncounty.org.  A job description and other pertinent information may be picked up with the application. Please complete an official application and consent forms available at the County Administration Building or download online at gordoncounty.org. Gordon County is an Equal Opportunity...

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Now Hiring: Director of Transportation and Public Works

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Now Hiring:  Director of Transportation and Public Works

Gordon County, a rapidly growing county of 50,000 located in Northwest Georgia along the I-75 corridor and 60 miles north of Atlanta and 50 miles south of Chattanooga, TN, is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Director of Transportation and Public Works. This position is responsible for supervising and directing a department of 36 full-time employees, oversees a 167 acre Chert Mine operation with 1 full-time employee, and oversees a Fleet Management Department of 6 full-time employees, with an annual combined budget of $5.8M. Duties include maintaining the county’s 558 miles of paved roads, bridges, and drainage system, paving new roads, repaving existing roads, inspecting all utilities being installed on county right-of-ways, preparing and controlling the annual departmental budget, and responding to citizen complaints. Position requirements include a Bachelor’s degree in related field, preferably in Civil Engineering, minimum of ten (10) years experience in directing construction and maintenance projects, knowledge of road construction methods, a valid Georgia driver’s license, must possess comprehensive computer skills, excellent customer service skills, prior GA DOT experience preferred, and the ability to successfully pass a criminal background check and drug test. Salary is DOQ. Position is open until filled. To apply for this position, send a resume or application, along with consent forms to: (Faxes and emails will also be accepted.) Gordon County Human Resources Department 201 N. Wall Street / P.O. Box 580 Calhoun, Georgia 30701 (706) 629-3795 – telephone (706) 629-9516 – fax jobs@gordoncounty.org (Application and associated consent forms are available for download from the sidebar of this page.) Gordon County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free...

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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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