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Position Title:

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT I

Department:Board of Elections
Salary:$27,574 - $43,560
Apply Until:September 24, 2014
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Job Summary:
Under general direction, performs technical, clerical and routine administrative responsibilities, assisting in the establishment of voting poll facilities, staffing polls with poll workers, and preparation of voting equipment, acquiring and maintaining appropriate supplies, and maintaining related records. Answers telephone, receives and greets visitors to the Department. Performs other work as required.

Minimum Qualifications:
Graduation from a standard high school plus (3) three years of progressively responsible experience in a business/office environment or an equivalent combination of training and experience. A background in setting up voting polls preferred. Possess excellent interpretive, oral and written communication skills. Must be able to follow oral and written instructions. Must be able to prepare accurate and reliable reports. Possess working knowledge of current computer software. Must be able to become a Chatham County Notary Public. Valid Georgia Drivers License required. 45 wpm typing. Clerical Testing Required. ALL TESTING MUST BE SCHEDULED AND COMPLETED PRIOR TO SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION.

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Position Title:

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT II

Department:Jail
Salary:$30,397 - $48,025
Apply Until:October 1, 2014
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Job Summary:
Under general direction, performs advanced technical secretarial and administrative work in the form of difficult and varied duties. Position is responsible for collecting, maintaining and documenting all administrative records associated with staff. Also responsible for the continuous work flow of documents to include the automated filing system. Will work a part of a team of administrative assistants to assist the command staff of the Chatham County Sheriff’s Office. Assists the public by phone and in person. Performs other work as requested. This position entails working in an environment in close proximity to inmates.

Minimum Qualifications:
High school diploma, plus courses in business and four (4) years experience in progressively responsible or technical secretarial work; or an equivalent combination of training. Possess ability to compose and prepare effective correspondence and reports. Must be computer literate utilizing a variety of computer applications effectively. Must be able to supervise a subordinate clerical staff on a permanent or intermittent basis, if required. Must be able to maintain a high level of confidentiality in performance of duties. Possess excellent organizational skills. Possess ability to perform multiple tasks concurrently under stress of time sensitive documents and under stressful situations. 45 wpm typing. Clerical Testing Required. ALL TESTING MUST BE SCHEDULED AND COMPLETED PRIOR TO SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION.

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Position Title:

CLERICAL ASSISTANT II

Department:Board of Equalization
Salary:$10.39 - $16.42
Apply Until:September 24, 2014
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Job Summary:
Under general supervision, performs varied and increasingly responsible clerical, typist and secretarial tasks and related work for the Board of Equalization; may serve as secretarial assistant. Assists customers by phone and in person.

Minimum Qualifications:
High school diploma and one (1) year of typing and/or general clerical experience or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Ability to maintain confidentiality in sensitive situations. Must be detailed oriented with ability to follow oral and written instruction. Possess effective oral/written communication skills. Ability to lift approx. 20 lbs., bend and stoop. Pre-employment criminal history check may be required. Computer and numerical skills required. 25 wpm typing. Clerical Testing Required. ALL TESTING MUST BE SCHEDULED AND COMPLETED PRIOR TO SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION.

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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:

DUTY MANAGER (Part Time)

Department:Aquatic Center
Salary:$10.00 Hourly
Apply Until:Until Filled
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Job Summary:
Under supervision of the Recreation Facility Manager, provides customer service, supervises and monitors lifeguard performance, manages emergency response, monitors/tests quality of pool water and maintains appropriate and accurate daily chemical logs. Provides weekly and monthly training of lifeguards. Monitors weather conditions for pool safety. Assists in lifeguard duties as needed. Performs other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications:
High school diploma or equivalent, supplemented by three (3) years lifeguarding experience. Must be certified in First Aid, CPR, and StarGuard or American Red Cross training. Must possess knowledge of pool maintenance, including water chemical levels and temperature levels. Must possess valid driver’s License.

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Position Title:

EQUIPMENT OPERATOR I

Department:Public Works and Park Services (Various Positions)
Salary:$10.90 - $17.22
Apply Until:October 8, 2014
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Job Summary:
Under general supervision, operates light weight trucks or other light weight motorized equipment in maintenance, construction or sanitation work; includes night and weekend work in emergency situations

Minimum Qualifications:
Completion of eighth grade, supplemented by six (6) months work experience in the operation of light weight trucks or related automotive equipment; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Ability to work in all weather conditions and to perform heavy manual labor, lifting, pulling, manual transporting, etc. High school diploma or equivalent desired for promotion eligibility. Ability to obtain GA Safety Council Flagger's License within one year of employment. Must be able to obtain a valid Class B Commercial Driver's License within (6) six months of employment. Pre-employment physical and background security check. Employee required to provide and wear approved steel toe protective footwear during normal working hours.

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Position Title:

EQUIPMENT OPERATOR II #107

Department:Public Works and Park Services
Salary:$25,017 - $39,536
Apply Until:October 1, 2014
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Job Summary:
Under direction, operates medium weight motorized equipment in construction, maintenance, or sanitation work. Includes tandems, flatbeds, frail mowers, etc. Performs minor repairs; may supervise small work crew. Performs night and weekend work in emergency situations.

Minimum Qualifications:
High School diploma and two (2) years experience operating motorized equipment of medium weight or one (1) year experience operating the primary equipment of the position; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Ability to perform heavy manual labor in all weather conditions; ability to obtain GA Safety Council Flagger's License within 1 year of application. Employee required to provide and wear approved steel toe protective footwear during normal working hours. Valid Class B Commercial Driver's License required at time of application. Hazardous materials endorsement required within six (6) months of employment. Pre-employment physical and drug screening required.

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Position Title:

EQUIPMENT OPERATOR II #18

Department:Public Works and Park Services - Solid Waste Division
Salary:$25,017 - $39,536
Apply Until:October 1, 2014
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Job Summary:
Under direction, operates medium weight motorized equipment in construction, maintenance, or sanitation work. Includes tandems, flatbeds, frail mowers, etc. Performs minor repairs; may supervise small work crew. Performs night and weekend work in emergency situations.

Minimum Qualifications:
High School diploma and two (2) years experience operating motorized equipment of medium weight or one (1) year experience operating the primary equipment of the position; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Ability to perform heavy manual labor in all weather conditions; ability to obtain GA Safety Council Flagger's License within 1 year of application. Employee required to provide and wear approved steel toe protective footwear during normal working hours. Valid Class B Commercial Driver's License required at time of application. Hazardous materials endorsement required within six (6) months of employment. Pre-employment physical and drug screening required.

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Position Title:

FINANCIAL SERVICES MANAGER

Department:Finance
Salary:$63,129 - $99,744
Apply Until:September 24, 2014
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Job Summary:
Under the direction of the Finance Director, manages the review, maintenance, and administration of accounting operations. Provides supervision, management and guidelines for financial management and accounting; performs a variety of technical fiscal work; is responsible for general management of the accounting division, including accounts receivable, accounts payable, capital assets, and financial reporting; assists in the supervision of treasury management functions of the County; prepares financial statements and reports for presentation as required. Performs directly related work as required.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Business Administration, or a closely related field, supplemented by at least five (5) years experience in an increasingly responsible accounting position, including two (2) years in a supervisory capacity; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. MBA, CPA, CIA, CGFO or CGFM preferred. Knowledge of governmental accounting, auditing and financial reporting preferred. Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills, using both technical and non-technical language. Must be proficient in use of computers and software. Must be able to excel under deadlines.

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Position Title:

HEAD LIFEGUARD (Part Time)

Department:Aquatic Center
Salary:$8.75/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. Acts as Duty Manager in absence of management. Opens and closes facility as needed. Performs other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications:
Minimum of eighteen (18) years of age. High school diploma required, supplemented by one (1) year lifeguard experience at Chatham County Aquatic Center or two (2) years previous lifeguard experience. Must possess StarGuard lifeguard certification. 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:

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 II/CREW LEADER

Department:Public Works & Parks Services #35
Salary:$25,017 - $39,536
Apply Until:Until Filled
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Job Summary:
Under supervision, supervises a small crew of contract laborers or other County employees picking up dry trash or performing other unskilled and semi-skilled maintenance, construction, and repair work in streets, drainage, parks, bridges or other public areas within the County. Includes night and weekend work in emergency situations.

Minimum Qualifications:
High School diploma or GED. Demonstrated ability to read, write, understand, and follow oral/written instructions. Ability to perform physical labor in varied weather conditions and to supervise the work of others. Ability to obtain GA Safety Council Flagger’s License within one year of employment. Valid driver’s license; Class B commercial Driver’s License required. EMPLOYEE REQUIRED TO PROVIDE AND WEAR APPROVED STEEL TOE PROTECTIVE FOOTWEAR DURING NORMAL WORKING HOURS.

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Position Title:

MOSQUITO CONTROL DIRECTOR

Department:Mosquito Control
Salary:$73,085 - $115,476
Apply Until:October 15, 2014
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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. Job Summary: 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:

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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