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Position Title:

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT I

Department:Public Defender
Salary:$27,574 - $43,560 (Salary starts at the minimum of the range)
Apply Until: October 22, 2014
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Job Summary:
Under general supervision, performs a variety of technical, clerical, and routine administrative work. Prepares correspondence, reports, lists and other documents as instructed by designated office personnel. Interprets and applies departmental or office rules, policies and regulations in accordance with prescribed procedures and guidelines. Answers telephone, receives and greets visitors to the Department. Work requires initiative, independent judgment and discretion. Performs other work as required.

Minimum Qualifications:
High school diploma, plus courses in business and three (3) years experience in progressively responsible technical secretarial work or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Possess excellent oral and written communication skills. Must be able to prepare and present accurate and reliable reports. Must be proficient in Office applications, including Excel. 35 wpm typing. Clerical Testing Required. ALL TESTING MUST BE SCHEDULED AND COMPLETED PRIOR TO SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION. CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK REQUIRED.

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Position Title:

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, CHILD SUPPORT SERVICES

Department:Child Support
Salary:$37,668-$55,355
Apply Until:October 29, 2014
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Job Summary:
Under direction, supervises personnel and oversees the day-to-day operations of the Child Support Enforcement Department for the County, including processing applications and establishing, maintaining, modifying and enforcing orders for financial and medical child support, as assigned. Organizes, prioritizes, and assigns work; consults with assigned staff, assists with complex/problem situations, and provides technical expertise; trains employees. Supervises and participates in the processing of applications for child support and modifications of child support. Supervises and participates in the obtaining, securing and submitting of data in order to calculate support, support modifications, support arrears, and distribution of funds for dependent children in accordance with mandated state and federal guidelines and time frames; determines validity of paternity claims; conducts interviews; verifies income, employment, benefits, insurance, prepares financial worksheets and schedules based on information gathered. Supervises and participates in the preparation and maintenance of all documentation for cases settled out of court. Supervises and participates in the enforcement of existing child support orders; performs financial audits to ensure proper distribution of payments. Supervises and participates in the review of cases referred for license suspensions, garnishments, liens, reinstatement and reviews case files; conducts research regarding licensure, employment, and property ownership. Responds to citizens’ questions and comments in a courteous and timely manner. Performs other related work as required.

Minimum Qualifications:
High school diploma or GED is required; supplemented by five (5) year(s) of experience in child support establishment, maintenance or enforcement; and considerable law enforcement and case management experience; and extensive supervisory and/or managerial experience; or any combination of training and experience. Must have comprehensive knowledge of State, Federal, and County regulations and operations relevant to job duties; and knowledge of child support enforcement principles, operations, policies, and practices. Possess excellent communications skills. Must be able to prepare and present accurate and reliable reports containing findings and recommendations. Must be able to work effectively with angry, difficult, and/or disagreeable individuals. Must possess and maintain a valid Georgia driver’s license.

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Position Title:

CORRECTIONS CLASSIFICATION SPECIALIST I

Department: Jail
Salary:$38,808- $61,311
Apply Until:October 22, 2014
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Job Summary:
Under general supervision, classifies and assigns Chatham County Jail detainees according to established policy and procedure for housing, work detail and other activities. Maintains classifications records; ensures that records are current, complete and secure. Responds to complaints and new information regarding classification; reviews new information and revises classification as necessary. Work requires the timely response to new information requiring possible reclassification. Performs other work as requested.

Minimum Qualifications:
Two (2) years college coursework in Behavioral Science, or closely related field supplemented by three (3) years work experience in the corrections field; or equivalent combination of training and experience. Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills, using both technical and non-technical language. Applicants must undergo security background investigating physical, psychological and psychometric tests and observed urinalysis drug screening.

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Position Title:

CORRECTIONS RECREATION COORDINATOR

Department:Jail
Salary:$33,494 - $52,920
Apply Until:October 22, 2014
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Job Summary:
Under general supervision of the Corrections Programs Manager, supervises, plans coordinates, and implements inmate recreational programs and activities within the Chatham County Jail System. Implements and conducts a variety of appropriate indoor/outdoor recreational activities for a specified number of hours per week per inmate. Supervises support staff.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree preferred in recreation, physical education, criminal justice, psychology or closely related field, supplemented by two (2) years work experience conducting recreational programs, or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Must possess excellent organizational, oral, written and supervisory skills; must possess knowledge of total physical fitness programs, techniques and equipment; must possess knowledge of recreational games and sports and their rules and regulations. Must be able to deal with inmates in emotionally charged and stressful situations Special Requirements: Applicants must undergo security background investigation, physical, psychological and psychometric tests and observed urinalysis drug screening.

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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:

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:

LAW ENFORCEMENT RECORDS SPECIALIST II

Department:Jail
Salary:$26,261 - $41,488 (Salary starts at the range minimum)
Apply Until:October 22, 2014
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Job Summary:
Under general supervision, performs a wide range of advanced clerical and secretarial tasks in providing records information to law enforcement personnel, the general public and professionals. May supervise support staff. Position requires use of independent judgment and thorough knowledge of standard clerical procedures; assists public by phone and in person. Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:
Graduation from high school and four (4) years of clerical or office experience, or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Possess ability to maintain confidentiality of information. Ability to supervise others and communicate effectively; must be computer literate. 45 wpm typing. Clerical Testing Required. ALL TESTING MUST BE SCHEDULED AND COMPLETED PRIOR TO SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION. Must be able to work any shift.

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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 SUPERVISOR I

Department:Public Works and Park Services
Salary:$31,918 - $50,418
Apply Until:November 5, 2014
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Job Summary:
Under supervision of assigned Maintenance Superintendent, performs as a working leader providing daily supervision of work crews performing construction, maintenance or drainage work. Assists supervisor in monitoring work progress, instruction and training crew members. Includes night and weekend work in emergency situations.

Minimum Qualifications:
High school diploma or GED, supplemented by two (2) years experience in construction and/or maintenance work, including supervisory experience, experience in ground and turf management, and experience operating medium and heavy equipment; or equivalent combination of training and experience. Possess ability to obtain a Georgia Commercial Pesticide License in Ornamentals and Turf within six (6) months of employment. Must possess of valid GA driver's license. Employee required to provide and wear approved steel toe protective footwear during normal working hours.

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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: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:

OCCUPATIONAL TAX INSPECTOR

Department:Building Safety & Regulatory Services
Salary:$31,918 - $50,418
Apply Until:October 22, 2014
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Job Summary:
Under supervision, performs inspections of area businesses to ensure all licenses are current and in compliance with State and local ordinances. Documents and maintains complete and accurate records of all inspections and any regulatory actions taken, including preparing written reports and correspondence, and issuing notices to correct ordinance violations. Performs other related work as required.

Minimum Qualifications:
High School Diploma or GED; Two (2) years work experience in the field of business inspections, including knowledge of State and local ordinances applicable to business licenses; or any equivalent combination of training and experience. Possess excellent oral, written and report writing communications skills. Must be able to work outdoors in a variety of weather conditions for extended periods of time. Valid Georgia State Driver’s License required.

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Position Title:

PROCUREMENT SPECIALIST

Department:Purchasing and Contracting
Salary:$40,738- $64,363
Apply Until:October 22, 2014
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Job Summary:
Under general direction of the Purchasing Agent, procures materials, supplies, equipment, services and commodities required by all County departments for their daily functions. Researches item specifications, cost, and availability to obtain competitive prices. Conduct various meetings with user departments and vendors. Prepares agenda items and contracts.

Minimum Qualifications:
High school diploma, supplemented by at least three (3) years purchasing experience in an organizational environment utilizing procurement software. A college degree in Business Administration or related field may be substituted for work experience. An Associate’s degree plus two years of procurement experience in a similar setting may be substituted. Candidates with demonstrated prior governmental purchasing experience are preferred as are candidates with the Certified Public Purchasing Professional Buyer (CPPB) certification. Must be proficient in Windows based applications including Word, Excel, and in procurement systems software. Applicant must also be proficient in use of the Internet. Excellent computer and mathematical skills preferred. Must be able to lift up to 35 lbs. Valid Georgia driver license required. Special Qualifications: Those qualifying for interview will be expected to provide hands on computer skills demonstration. Each applicant must provide three (3) letters of reference recommendations which must be within the last twelve months. Letters must contain complete addresses, telephone numbers or email. Special software training certificates should be attached to application. Certification in Governmental Purchasing (Certified Public Purchasing Buyer (CPPB)) is a plus, or selected individual must qualify to test for CPPB certification within four (4) years of employment. Qualification for certification requires an Associates or BA Degree, training in Government Procurement and three (3) years of experience in Government Procurement.

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Position Title:

PROJECT MANAGER (Judicial Branch)

Department:Criminal Justice Information System Board (CJIS)
Salary:$73,085 - $115,476
Apply Until:October 29, 2014
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Job Summary:
Under the administrative direction of the Criminal Justice Information System Board (CJIS) Executive Committee, assists the CJIS Board in the conduct, supervision, and direction of the conversion and implementation of the unified case management system for the Eastern Judicial Circuit. Directs, monitors, coordinates, researches, and evaluates special project timelines, priorities, schedules and deadlines to achieve project goals. Creates, maintains, and refines detailed project plans, ensuring the involvement of appropriate stakeholders. Allocates and monitors project funds within the budget approved by the City of Savannah and Board of Commissioners of Chatham County. Prepares budget status reports as required. Consults with the Vendor, Judges, Clerks of Court and Court Administrators on matters relating to data conversion, work flows, work processes, training, data security levels, public access, reporting needs, scheduling phases of work and evaluating successful completion, insuring quality control, monitoring testing, overseeing deployment and eventually closing out the project. Perform other work as requested.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, Project Management, or a closely related field, supplemented by four (4) years of experience working in a project management or planning capacity, or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Experience working in a State or local government or in a court environment preferred. Experience using project management software, and experience in software conversions, upgrades or implementations is required. A certified Project Management Professional (PMP) by the Project Management Institute (PMI) or equivalent is desirable. Possess excellent oral and written communication skills. Possess ability to plan, organize and implement programs and procedures, and to assign, direct, and evaluate the work of subordinates. Possess ability to perform research, compile meaningful data and reports, and to make effective applications of findings. Possess ability to prepare and review budgets and to recommend adoption or revision; ability to recognize cost-effective management opportunities. Valid Georgia State Driver’s License required. (This is a full-time temporary position with an anticipated duration of two years.)

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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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