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Position Title:

ASSISTANT MAINTENANCE SUPERINTENDENT

Department:Public Works and Park Services
Salary:$38,808 - $61,311
Apply Until:December 17, 2014
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Job Summary:
Under supervision of the Maintenance Superintendent, provides backup support in managing field and office activities in the areas of either construction, maintenance or solid waste operations for the County. Participates in the planning, organizing, directing and coordinating of the work of Maintenance Supervisors, Equipment Operators and Maintenance Workers. Oversees cost accounting and provides cost estimates on major projects. Prepares weekly and monthly work schedules; assists with prioritizing projects, resolving problems and determining best courses of action. Coordinates and oversees operational and safety training. Serves on the Critical Work Force in the Disaster Plan and is on 24-hour call for emergencies. Provides weekly reports; counsels employees, resolves grievances and coordinates training activities. Performs public relations activities. Performs other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications:
High school diploma supplemented by advanced training in construction, engineering or a closely related field; and four (4) years experience in Public Works operations with a management role; or equivalent combination of training and experience. Possesses knowledge of traffic control and use of Manual for Uniform Traffic Control. Possesses thorough knowledge of associated emergency responses. Possesses ability to operate a computer using appropriate software. GIS principles and software is a plus. Possesses knowledge of traffic laws and regulations; ability to make minor repairs. Possesses ability to prepare and present accurate, reliable reports. Georgia Commercial Pesticide License in both Right-of-Way and Aquatic Pests required. Possesses effective oral and written communication skills. EMPLOYEE REQUIRED TO PROVIDE AND WEAR APPROVED STEEL TOE PROTECTIVE FOOTWEAR DURING NORMAL WORKING HOURS. Must be on call on a 24-hour basis. Valid Georgia driver's license and background security check required.

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Position Title:

DEPUTY CORRECTIONS OFFICER

Department:Jail ***Updated Copy***
Salary:$31,105 minimum
Apply Until:Continuous
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Job Summary:
Under general supervision, performs law enforcement and public safety work in the custody and security of jail inmates. Position requires close physical contact with inmates and direct contact with the public. Position is one of possible high stress and verbal and/or physical confrontations. Position requires that the candidate should be able to respond to any location within the jail by running. Position requires that the candidate should be able to successfully rescue an unconscious/injured officer by moving them to a safe location. Position also requires lifting (at times heavy). Written reports and mathematical calculations are required. Communication skills are critical to performance of duties. Candidates must be able to follow written and verbal directions, and work different shifts as assigned. Candidates must be able to perform multiple tasks successfully under different degrees of circumstances. The Chatham County Sheriff's Department supervises inmates under the "Direct Supervision" concept. This requires candidates to work under conditions requiring direct contact and supervision of inmates for an entire shift. *Notice: A conditional written agreement is required for this position. Please use this application

Minimum Qualifications:
High school diploma or GED (no online high school diplomas), supplemented by three (3) years work experience involving public contact; or equivalent combination of training and experience; ability to complete Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training Certification for Jail and Peace Officer. Valid driver's license; must be at least 20 years of age. Physical ability to defend against inmate attack, ability to lift approx 20 lbs.; ability to push loaded carts; ability to climb stairs. Vision requirement must be 20/20 or 20/40 corrected. Effective January 1, 2007, there is a physical agility test that is required by candidates for the position. The agility test requires candidates to run 900 feet and to successfully drag a 160 pound dummy approx. 40 feet. This is a one time entry level test. Special Requirements: Must undergo physical psychological and psychometric tests, observed urinalysis drug screening and background investigation (charges involving drugs or moral turpitude may disqualify candidates), driver's history (a record of numerous traffic infractions or pattern of disregard for traffic laws may disqualify candidates), and credit check. Must be able to successfully complete First Aid and CPR certification as required. Applicants must submit copies of last seven (7) years driver's history for all states candidates possessed a license, birth certificate, high school diploma or GED certificate, social security card, all applicable documentation of relevant training and DD214 long form if applicable, current marriage license and all divorce decrees, and dispositions of any arrests with application to be eligible for testing. ANY INCOMPLETE APPLICATION WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. APPLICANTS MUST BE A US CITIZEN OR NATURALIZED WITH DOCUMENTATION. The Chatham County Sheriff's Department is a SMOKE-FREE WORK ENVIRONMENT. Terms of conditional written agreement requires salary reimbursement for voluntary separation within two (2) years of completion of P.O.S.T. Basic Law Enforcement Training Academy.

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Position Title:

DEPUTY COURT CLERK III

Department:Probate Court
Salary:$30,397 - $48,025
Apply Until:December 3, 2014
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Job Summary:
Under direction, performs a variety of specialized administrative support duties and quasi-legal work related to the operation of Probate Court. Processes and issues licenses, including marriage licenses, pistol permits, alcohol licenses, etc. Requisitions stored files; assists with affidavits; prepares records for storage. Assists the public, other court officials, attorneys, and other County staff by telephone, in person, or in writing. Performs other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications:
High school diploma, supplemented by college level courses in law or related field, and five (5) years general clerical experience or three (3) years experience in a court related environment; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Must be able to provide accurate recordings of a variety of legal documents. Experience handling money desired. Must possess effective oral and written communication skills. Must possess ability to type and perform data entry accurately. Must be proficient in the use of various computer applications, including Word Perfect and JIMS. Must be able to maintain high level of confidentiality. Possess ability to exercise good judgement in stressful situations. Must be able to lift up to 20 lbs. Must be able to sit for long periods, reach, bend, stoop and kneel. Must be able to handle large volumes of transactions rapidly and accurately. CLERICAL TESTING REQUIRED. ALL TESTING MUST BE SCHEDULED AND COMPLETED PRIOR TO SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION.

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Position Title:

LIFEGUARD (Part Time)

Department:Aquatic Center #6
Salary:$8.00/Hourly (Minimum Starting Pay Rate)
Apply Until:Until Filled
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Job Summary:
Under general supervision, monitors the behavior and activity of patrons in the pool; provides a safe environment for swimming, enforces rules and guidelines of the Aquatic Center. Responds to emergency situations in a timely manner. Provides instruction to members. Participates in in-service training. Maintains daily logs. Performs other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications:
Minimum of sixteen (16) years of age. No previous lifeguard experience necessary. Lifeguards must take and pass the StarGuard Training Course. Must be willing to learn and adhere to all related guidelines, rules and regulations and required training. Possess ability to provide instruction/training to patrons. Must be able to maintain good customer and employee relations. Must possess valid Georgia Driver’s License.

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Position Title:

MAINTENANCE WORKER I

Department:Public Works and Park Services
Salary:$21,609 - $34,145
Apply Until:December 17, 2014
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Job Summary:
Under supervision, performs a variety of unskilled and semi-skilled maintenance, construction, and/or repair work in parks or other public areas within the County. Maintain records on work activities.

Minimum Qualifications:
Completion of eighth grade or equivalent. Demonstrated ability to read and write and to understand and follow oral and written instructions, and to perform physical labor. Ability to use and maintain hand tools. Ability to lift approx. 50 lbs, work in close areas, bend, and walk great distances. Ability to drive a truck with attached trailer. High school diploma or equivalent desired for promotion eligibility. Possession of a valid Georgia Driver's License.

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Position Title:

MENTAL HEALTH / VETERAN’S COURT COORDINATOR

Department:Superior Court Administration *Re-Advertisement
Salary:$44,894 - $70,947
Apply Until:December 3, 2014
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Job Summary:
Under supervision of the Court Administrator or the Deputy Court Administrator, administers and coordinates all mental health and veteran’s court services to ensure the program’s compliance with all court policies and procedures. Assists in planning, organizing, coordinating, directing and evaluating the assigned program to ensure optimum efficiency and effectiveness. Manages daily operations and filing systems. Reports on sanctions and incentives or lack thereof. Develops enforcement and correction linkages to improve supervision and agency coordination. Minimum travel is required within and outside the county and/or within and outside the state. Educates referral sources and the community on eligibility standards and program goals. Develops team building activities and conducts staff replacement training. Develops and maintains fee systems. Ensures that offenders are evaluated in a timely and competent process. May assist in the preparation of grant applications and in administering grant funds. Due to the nature of duties, additional work time may be required. Performs other tasks as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration, Court Administration, Criminal Justice, Sociology or a closely related field, supplemented by three (3) years experience within the criminal justice environment, particularly within the court environment, or any combination of experience and training which provides the equivalent knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the work. Must possess working knowledge of the criminal justice system, courts, and principles and techniques of office management, work simplification and records control. Must be knowledgeable of mental illness, addiction, alcoholism and pharmacology. Possess knowledge of gender, age and cultural issues. Possess knowledge of data and information processing systems, as well as financial procedures and practices. Must possess effective oral and written communication skills. Possess effective negotiation, problem solving and goal setting skills. Must possess a valid Georgia Driver’s License.

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Position Title:

MOSQUITO CONTROL DIRECTOR

Department:Mosquito Control
Salary:$73,085 - $115,476
Apply Until:Until Filled - Revised Copy
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Job Summary:
Chatham County maintains a comprehensive mosquito control program with a FY 2015 operating budget of $3,600,000. The program serves the entirety of Chatham County including all of unincorporated Chatham County and eight municipalities including the City of Savannah, an area of approximately 440 square miles with 278,000 residents. The Chatham County Mosquito Control Department operates with 30 staff positions. The Department also maintains three helicopters and one airplane and these aircraft are the primary instruments used for mosquito control efforts as well as surveillance in remote areas. Mosquito Control aircraft are additionally used to support local police and fire departments, Emergency Management, and a number of other county departments and agencies. Professional development is strongly encouraged and the department’s staff actively participate in the American, Mid-Atlantic, Georgia, South Carolina, and Florida Mosquito Control Associations. As a measure of the stability and professional rewards of managing this department, there have been only three directors guiding this program since its operational beginning in 1957. Under general direction of the County Manager, plans and directs a comprehensive, cost effective mosquito control program that complies with federal and state regulations, protects Chatham County residents from nuisance mosquitoes and minimizes the threat of mosquito-borne disease. Essential functions include overseeing mosquito control operations; supervising, directing and evaluating assigned staff; formulating and maintaining departmental budget; communicating with the media, external agencies and the general public regarding mosquito control activities; and maintaining a current knowledge of applicable laws and regulations

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree in Entomology, Public Health or related field required; supplemented by five (5) or more years experience in mosquito control, personnel management, and project management; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job. Specific License(s) and/or Certification(s) Required: Must possess and maintain a valid Georgia driver’s license. Must possess and maintain a valid Georgia Pesticide Applicator’s License in the following pest control categories: Public Health, Mosquito Control, Aerial, Demonstration and Research, Right-of-Way, and Aquatic.

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Position Title:

PROBATION OFFICER I

Department:Juvenile Court
Salary:$35,181 - $55,588
Apply Until:December 10, 2014
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Job Summary:
: Under supervision of the Juvenile Court Administrator, the Intake and/or Probation Supervisor, investigates delinquent and unruly complaints to determine the appropriate course of action; makes recommendations about detention; prepares social histories, risk assessments, Petitions and other Court documents. Testifies in court; supervises an assigned caseload of juvenile offenders, documents the progress of each offender, and maintains records of cases. Assesses the needs of the juveniles and their families; makes appropriate social service referrals; monitors and documents case progress. Works closely with community social service agencies.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in psychology, sociology, criminal justice or closely related field. Experience managing a caseload and/or working with juveniles preferred. Must be physically able to restrain unruly juveniles. Pre-employment criminal history investigation and valid driver's license required.

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Position Title:

SENIOR STORM WATER TECHNICIAN

Department:Public Works and Parks Services #54
Salary:$31,918 - $50,418
Apply Until:Until Filled
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Job Summary:
Under supervision and direction of an assigned supervisor, inspects the County’s Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) by performing and documenting routine visual reconnaissance, operating, maintaining and repairing customized and specialized video equipment specifically for underground sewer systems. May supervise other technicians. Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:
High School diploma, supplemented by three (3) years as a technician in the storm and/or sanitary sewer industry; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Must possess a valid Georgia Commercial Drivers License Class B with Tanker Endorsement within six (6) months of employment. Possess the ability to obtain a Georgia Safety Council Flagger’s License within one (1) year of employment. Must be certified as a Level II Plan Reviewer for Soil Erosion and Sedimentation Control in the State of Georgia at the time of employment. Possess the ability to lift approx. 80 lbs. Employee required to provide and wear approved steel toe protective footwear during normal working hours. Employee is on the Critical Work Force and must be able to work after normal working hours.

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Position Title:

SWIM LESSON INSTRUCTOR (Part Time)

Department:Aquatic Center
Salary:$ 8.00 / Hourly (Minimum Starting Pay Rate)
Apply Until:Until Filled
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Job Summary:
Under supervision of the Program Coordinator, prepares lesson plans and provides swimming instruction to students according to curriculum for the various courses, levels and ages. Must arrive fifteen minutes prior to class and clean equipment up after class. Monitors and maintains records of student progress. Maintains equipments assuring proper working order. Participates in in-service training. Handles complaints in a timely manner. Performs other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications:
Minimum of sixteen (16) years of age. Instructors must take and pass the StarFish Swim School Instructor Course. Position requires certification in First Aid and CPR training. Must be willing to learn and adhere to all related guidelines, rules and regulations and required training. Possess ability to provide instruction/training to patrons. Must be able to maintain good customer and employee relations.

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