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: 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 December 29, 2017. 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: Public Safety Telecommunicator

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Now Hiring: Public Safety Telecommunicator

Gordon County is accepting applications for a full time Public Safety Telecommunicator for the E-911 Facility. Candidate must have a high school diploma from an accredited high school or an equivalency from an accredited program, preferably EMD certified, but will train. Candidate should have computer keyboard knowledge and the ability to exercise good judgement in crises. Must be willing to work flexible hours, holidays, weekends, and rotating shifts. Must pass pre-employment written and oral exam, drug screening and a criminal background check. A job description and other pertinent information may be picked up with the application at the Human Resources Office, in the Gordon County Administration Building, located at 201 North Wall Street, Calhoun, Georgia. Applications will be accepted until positions are filled. Please complete an official application available at the County Administration Building or download online, along with consent forms (consent forms must be notarized), at gordoncounty.org. No telephone calls please. Gordon County is an Equal Opportunity...

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Now Hiring: Animal Control Officer

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Now Hiring: Animal Control Officer

ANIMGordon County is currently accepting applications for a full time Animal Control Officer to work in the Animal Control Department. Duties will include, but are not limited to responding to calls concerning various animal issues, greeting the public coming in to the facility, answering the phone, feeding animal, cleaning and maintaining the kennel area. Applicants should possess a high school diploma or equivalency from an accredited program and one (1) year of work experience that demonstrates a proven record of timeliness and dependability. Must have a valid Georgia Driver’s License and good driving record. Background check and drug screening required. Please apply at the Human Resources Office, located in the Gordon County Administration Building, 201 North Wall Street, Calhoun, Georgia. Applications along with completed and notarized consent forms may also be faxed to 706-629-9516 or emailed to jobs@gordoncounty.org. Position will remain open until filled. Applications and consent forms may be found on the county website at gordoncounty.org. 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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