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Position Title:

DEPUTY CORRECTIONS OFFICER

Department:Jail ***Updated Copy***
Salary:$31,105 minimum
Apply Until:Continuous
Details:

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 I – CHINS (Child in Need of Services) Program

Department:Juvenile Court
Salary:$25,017 - $39,536
Apply Until:May 27, 2015
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Job Summary:
Under supervision, performs a variety of general clerical and customer service duties in support of court operations and the Child in Need of Services (CHINS) program. Provides certified copies in a timely and efficient manner, including charging the appropriate copy fees as required. Reviews public applications to ensure appropriate data is provided and types applicant information into the computer as required. Prepares notices and correspondence and all administrative duties and data entry/collection for CHINS cases. Prepares all CHINS files for mediation and/or CHINS Court. Prepares all CHINS records to be sealed, to include but not limited to, informal adjustments, mediations or other non- adjudicatory procedures in which the Court shall seal a record. Performs directly related work as required.

Minimum Qualifications:
High School Diploma or GED and some related legal office experience; or any combination of experience and training which provides the equivalent scope of knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the work. 25 wpm typing. Clerical Testing Required. ALL TESTING MUST BE SCHEDULED AND COMPLETED PRIOR TO SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION. Note: During emergencies and disasters affecting Chatham County, you may be required to report to work as part of a disaster operations team.

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Position Title:

DEPUTY COURT CLERK II

Department:Magistrate Court
Salary:$27,574 - $43,560
Apply Until:May 27, 2015
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Job Summary:
Under general supervision, performs administrative and quasi-legal work relating to the operation of the Court. Assists the Chief Deputy Clerks with both civil and criminal processes. Maintains records of evidence, assists the public, other court officials, attorneys and other County workers by telephone, in person or in writing.

Minimum Qualifications:
High school diploma, supplemented by three (3) years general clerical experience or two (2) years experience in a court related environment; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Security and background check. 40 wpm typing. Clerical Testing Required. ALL TESTING MUST BE SCHEDULED AND COMPLETED PRIOR TO ISSUANCE OF APPLICATION. Note: During emergencies and disasters affecting Chatham County, you may be required to report to work as part of a disaster operations team.

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Position Title:

EQUIPMENT OPERATOR I

Department:Public Works and Park Services
Salary:$22,679 - $35,832
Apply Until:June 3, 2015
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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. Note: During emergencies and disasters affecting Chatham County, you may be required to report to work as part of a disaster operations team

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Position Title:

EQUIPMENT OPERATOR III

Department:Public Works & Park Services (Solid Waste Division)
Salary:$27,574 - $43,560
Apply Until:June 10, 2015
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Job Summary:
Under general direction, operates heavy motorized equipment, including the excavator, motor grader, frontend loader, tandem dump truck, lowboy, etc., used for transporting medium and heavy equipment, performs ditch construction and maintenance, and other duties as required. Performs minor repairs and maintenance on equipment. Operates other equipment as needed. May supervise a small work crew. Employee is on the Critical Work Force and must be able to be on call on a 24-hour basis.

Minimum Qualifications:
High school diploma or GED, plus two (2) years experience in heavy equipment operation including heavy construction equipment; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Experience in making minor equipment repairs desired. Class A Commercial Driver's License with Hazardous Material and tanker endorsements required within six (6) months of employment. Employee required to provide and wear approved steel toe protective footwear during normal working hours. Valid Georgia Driver’s License required. Note: During emergencies and disasters affecting Chatham County, you may be required to report to work as part of a disaster operations team.

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Position Title:

GIS Analyst

Department:Public Works and Park Services
Salary:$44,894 - $70,947
Apply Until:June 10, 2015
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Job Summary:
Under supervision and direction of the division manager, maintains, manages, locates and identifies all Public Works infrastructure. Utilizes the GIS (Geographic Information System) automated mapping system in compliance with the County’s storm water permit. Operates GIS and Engineering programs, including ARC-GIS, Trimble GPS, reading engineering designs, drawings and plans, and performing routine drafting. Performs routine cartography and various title abstracting duties. Provides technical clerical support services to departmental personnel, system users and general public as requested. Performs related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree in GIS, Geography, Cartography, or related field, supplemented by two (2) years of progressively responsible experience in the design, development and management of GIS systems and applications, including, automated mapping and spatial information management. Knowledge of civil engineering and storm water principles and practices, and completion of ESRI software courses preferred; or equivalent combination of training and experience. Must possess knowledge of Geographic Information System software tools and applications, including ARC-GIS and Trimble GPS, and local government rules and regulations. Possess knowledge of surveying terminology. Possess ability to research and retrieve information from maps, plats, deeds, and other public documents. Must be able to prepare and present accurate reports. Possess excellent oral and written communication skills. Valid Georgia Driver’s License required. Note: During emergencies and disasters affecting Chatham County, you may be required to report to work as part of a disaster operations team.

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Position Title:

INTERNAL AUDITOR II

Department:Internal Audit
Salary:$54,552 - $86,183
Apply Until:Until Filled
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Job Summary:
Under general direction, plans and conducts complex internal audits of financial and accounting systems, as well as operational and compliance audits of County departments and external agencies. Performs contract audits. Identifies internal control weaknesses. Prepares audit reports. Verifies reliability of accounting records and financial reports. Makes and follows up on recommendations. No overnight travel. Potential immediate promotion opportunities.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree in business administration, accounting or a closely related field, supplemented by five (5) years experience in professional internal auditing; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Master’s Degree in a related field is preferred. Possess knowledge of principles and practices of financial and operational auditing and application to governmental accounting, County government functions and practices, including governmental financial and budgetary processes. Must possess working knowledge of Information Technology and its use in communications, financial accounting systems and data management. Must possess effective oral and written communication skills. Possess knowledge of personal computer operating systems and applications, including word processors, spreadsheets, databases, data extraction and analysis and use of the internet. Public sector experience desired. CPA, CIA, CFE, or other professional financial certification preferred. Note: During emergencies and disasters affecting Chatham County, you may be required to report to work as part of a disaster operations team.

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Position Title:

LIFEGUARD (Part Time)

Department:Aquatic Center #6
Salary:$10.00 / Hourly (Minimum Starting Pay Rate)
Apply Until:Continuous
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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.

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Position Title:

OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY DIRECTOR

Department:Occupational Safety and Risk Management
Salary:$69,602 - $109,975
Apply Until:June 10, 2015
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Job Summary:
Background: Chatham County Government operates under the Commission-Manager form of local government. The nine member Board of Commissioners makes policy, adopts laws, sets budget limits, sets tax rates and hears zoning cases. The Board appoints a County Manager who serves as the chief administrative officer to carry out the policies and handle day to day responsibilities. The County has approximately 1600 employees working in 34 departments in various locations throughout the County. Job Summary: The Occupational Safety Director is a newly created position that will direct and oversee a newly formed Occupational Safety and Risk Management Department. Under the general direction of the County Manager and Assistant County Manager, determines and develops the strategic and operational direction for the department. Develops and implements programmatic, operational, and administrative policies and procedures for a County-wide occupational safety program. Plans, develops, implements, and monitors the County’s occupational safety program in accordance with State, County and/or federal regulations and occupational safety best practices. Identifies unsafe practices and conditions and recommends corrective actions. Coordinates safety and loss prevention programs to reduce employee accidents and injuries and liability exposures. Investigates work-related accidents and injuries and implements measures to prevent recurrence. Serves as a resource and consultant to County departments regarding workplace safety. Performs audits by assisting departments in the inspection of operations, facilities, and equipment. Directs and manages the activities of staff engaged in various safety, compliance, and risk management activities.

Minimum Qualifications:
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in occupational health, safety, industrial hygiene, or any discipline that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job, plus five years of progressively responsible experience in managing occupational safety programs, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Previous experience supervising staff is required. Possession of a certification from a nationally recognized safety association or board is preferred. Must possess a valid driver’s license. Note: During emergencies and disasters affecting Chatham County, you may be required to report to work as part of a disaster operations team.

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Position Title:

RESOURCE CENTER ACTIVITIES COORDINATOR (PART_TIME)

Department:Solid Waste Restricted
Salary:$20.56 - $32.48 / Hour
Apply Until:June 24, 2015
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Job Summary:
Under general supervision of the Environmental Program Coordinator, implements education programs and initiatives, marketing and promotional activities in support and development of the Resource Conservation Education Center, including initiatives involving resource conservation, solid waste, recycling, waste reduction and community beautification. Plans and schedules events, programs and special out-reach community workshops; creates advertising for print media, Public Service Announcements for radio and assists with the development and design of public education and awareness materials. Provides routine day-to-day operational over-sight of basic functions of the Center, including internal and external housekeeping and lot and grounds maintenance at the Center. Maintains records of usage, effectiveness and impact of the Center and drop-off sites. Weekend work may be part of the work week for this position. Performs other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Sciences, Education, Earth Science or related field, supplemented by one (1) year recent experience as a community program outreach coordinator; or an Associate’s Degree in Environmental Science, Earth Science, Early Childhood Education, or related field, supplemented by three (3) years recent experience as a community program outreach coordinator; or five (5) years recent experience as a Recycling Education Center Coordinator; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Possess supervisory and management experience. Possess ability to develop and utilize formal lesson plans. Possess ability to prepare and present accurate and reliable reports. Possess ability to recruit, organize and schedule groups of citizen volunteers. Must be computer literate utilizing standard and customized software applications. Must be able to give formal presentations to both adults and children. Possess effective analytical, oral and written communication skills. Must be physically able and proficient in the operation of lawn-care equipment, forklift and compactor unit. Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. and transfer to a storage area. Must be able to act as a fill-in during periods of absence of recycling attendants. Must be available to work weekends as needed. Note: During emergencies and disasters affecting Chatham County, you may be required to report to work as part of a disaster operations team.

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Position Title:

SWIM LESSON INSTRUCTOR (Part Time)

Department:Aquatic Center
Salary:$ 8.00 / Hourly (Minimum Starting Pay Rate)
Apply Until:Continuous
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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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