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: Animal Control Officer

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Now Hiring: Animal Control Officer

Gordon 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. All applications and paperwork must be received by 4:00 pm on Wednesday June 14, 2017. 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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County Extension Program Assistant

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The 4-H County Extension Associate position is an exempt professional staff role within UGA Cooperative Extension responsible the delivery of the 4-H program within the assigned county. A high level of independent judgment is required to effectively carry out the essential duties of the job and the incumbent is expected to manage both Extension program administration and 4-H education delivery by developing techniques and procedures as appropriate. This person works cooperatively with all Extension faculty and staff where applicable and is administratively responsible to the appropriate County Extension Coordinator and the District Extension Director. TO APPLY FOR THE POSITION PLEASE VISIT THE UGA JOB...

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Now Hiring: Lifeguards

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Now Hiring: Lifeguards

Gordon County has immediate openings for seasonal positions as lifeguards at Salacoa Creek Park. Qualified applicants must have a current lifeguard certification, (Waterfront Life Guarding), from the American Red Cross, and current CPR certification. (No training class will be provided, must have required certifications to apply.) Background check and drug screening required. $8.50/hour. Please apply at the Human Resources Office, located in the Gordon County Administration Building, 201 North Wall Street, Calhoun, GA 30701. Applications will be accepted until positions are filled. No Phone Calls Please. 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 55,000 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 posses 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 on 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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