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
(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 Workplace