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Position Title:

ACCOUNTS SPECIALIST

Department:Jail #62
Salary: $23,814 - $37,629
Apply Until:November 5, 2014
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Job Summary:
Under general supervision, performs a variety of administrative support, and basic accounts processing and financial recording duties; receives, records, reconciles, and deposits collected departmental revenues; ensures proper receipting of fees and maintains accurate records. Assists customers by phone and in person.

Minimum Qualifications:
High school diploma, supplemented by college level course work in Accounting, Bookkeeping or closely related field, and one (1) year of typing and/or general clerical experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Must be able to input data, type and file accurately. Must be able to work any shift. Security background check, psychological and psychometric test and observed urinalysis drug screening. 25 wpm typing. Clerical Testing Required. ALL TESTING MUST BE SCHEDULED AND COMPLETED PRIOR TO ISSUANCE OF APPLICATION.

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Position Title:

CORRECTIONS TRANSITION COORDINATOR

Department:Jail
Salary:$47,143- $74,485
Apply Until:November 5, 2014
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Job Summary:
Under general supervision, provides assistance and support for inmates in learning about transition options that may be available. Shares transition information with inmates selected for both work release and trustee programs. Plans, organizes, directs, and evaluates the work of individuals within the program and implements the expressed goals, policies and directives. Coordinates with Programs Coordinator and Classification Specialist to identify qualified individuals and available programs. Serves as the liaison between inmates and outside employers. Maintains a high level of awareness of all changes within both legislation, court decisions and standard operating procedures for law enforcement agencies nationwide. Responds to citizens’ questions and comments in a courteous and timely manner. Communicates and coordinates regularly with appropriate others to maximize the effectiveness and efficiency of interdepartmental operations and activities. Performs other related work as required.

Minimum Qualifications:
High School Graduate, Technical School Certificate or College graduate preferred; and extensive experience (at least 10 years) assisting incarcerated individuals, including considerable (at 5 years) responsible administrative or supervisory management experience; or any combination of experience and training which provides the equivalent scope of knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the work. Must possess comprehensive knowledge of the Georgia Open Records Act. Must possess comprehensive knowledge of current principles and practices associated with the professional administration of a County Sheriff’s Office. Must possess comprehensive knowledge of County government policies, practices, procedures. Must possess comprehensive knowledge of all State and Federal reporting requirements. Must be able to train, supervise, evaluate and coordinate the work of others. Must possess excellent communications skills. Must be able to understand and follow oral and/or written policies, procedures, and instructions. Must be able to prepare and present accurate and reliable reports containing findings and recommendations. Valid Georgia Driver’s License required. 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:

EQUIPMENT OPERATOR III

Department:Public Works & Park Services
Salary:$27,574 - $43,560
Apply Until:November 19, 2014
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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.

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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 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 I (Recreation Division)

Department:Public Works and Park Services #68
Salary:$21,609 - $34,145
Apply Until:November 5, 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. Valid GA drivers license at time of employment. Ability to obtain a commercial driver's license (CDL) within one (1) year of employment. High school diploma or equivalent desired for promotion eligibility.

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Position Title:

MENTAL HEALTH / VETERAN’S COURT COORDINATOR

Department:Superior Court Administration # 14
Salary:$44,894 - $70,947
Apply Until:November 5, 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. Possess valid 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:

RECREATION AIDE

Department:Public Works and Park Services
Salary:$9.43 - $14.89
Apply Until:November 19, 2014
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Job Summary:
Under general supervision of a Recreation Leader, assists in supervising organized group recreational activities and in special games and events; transports all citizens to and from recreational facilities. Performs other work as required.

Minimum Qualifications:
Graduation from the eighth grade, or ability to understand and carry out written and oral instructions and write simple notation; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Possession of a valid Georgia driver’s license.

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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:

SPORTS PROGRAM COORDINATOR

Department:Public Works and Parks Services
Salary:$33,494 - $52,590
Apply Until:November 19, 2014
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Job Summary:
Under general supervision, plans and organizes a variety of activities for youth and adults at various recreation sites. Provides assistance to the assigned supervisor in the management of the sports facilities and year-round sports program, including assigning work schedules, processing payroll information of employees, evaluating performance, initiating a budget for the program, attends games and keeps score when necessary, computes scores and determines seeding for play-offs. Schedules and posts league games and practice sessions, and revises playing rules and procedures as necessary Opens and closes parks and recreation facilities, enforces park rules and maintains statistics for attendance and participation. Performs other work as requested.

Minimum Qualifications:
High School diploma supplemented by one (1) year of work experience in supervising and organizing various recreation and athletic activities; or equivalent combination of training and experience. Must possess some knowledge of Federal, State, and County ordinances, rules and regulations pertaining to public facilities. Must possess knowledge of rules and scoring of baseball, softball, football, basketball and soccer. Must possess knowledge of basic sports complex maintenance. Must be able to supervise, lead and evaluate the work of others, effectively schedule many activities in multiple sports facilities and make impartial decisions when settling disputes between players and/or officials. Must be able to communicate effectively with others, both orally and in writing, using both technical and non-technical language. Must be able to understand and follow oral and/or written policies, procedures, and instructions. Must possess a valid Georgia Driver’s License.

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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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