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Position Title:

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT I

Department:Engineering
Salary:$27,574 - $43,560
Apply Until: August 27, 2014
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Job Summary:
Performs a variety of technical, clerical, and financial administrative support, such as preparation, planning, and implementation of budgets, grants, and special projects for the Department. 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:

ACCOUNTING TECHNICIAN

Department:Finance
Salary:$27,574 - $43,560
Apply Until:August 27, 2014
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Job Summary:
Under general direction, performs a variety of administrative support, technical accounts processing and financial recording duties. Takes payments for utility accounts and may require adjustments to accounts receivable database. Responds to customers and citizen’s request in a timely manner. Performs assigned duties under stress of time-sensitive deadlines. Performs directly related work and other responsibilities as required.

Minimum Qualifications:
High school diploma or equivalent, supplemented by sufficient training and experience to perform the duties of the position. Must possess effective communication and customer service skills and pay close attention to detail. Proficiency using a 10-key calculator desired. Must possess excellent data entry skills; be computer literate and able to quickly learn appropriate customized software applications. Clerical Testing Required. ALL TESTING MUST BE SCHEDULED AND COMPLETED PRIOR TO SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION.

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Position Title:

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT I

Department:Jail
Salary:$27,574 - $43,560
Apply Until:September 3, 2014
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Job Summary:
Under general direction, performs technical secretarial and routine administrative work assisting the administrator of a large or complex department; collects and prioritizes files; maintains records. Work requires initiative, independent judgment, and discretion in various secretarial duties. Extensive assistance to the public by phone and in person. This position entails working in an environment in close proximity to inmates.

Minimum Qualifications:
High school diploma, plus courses in business and three (3) years experience in progressively responsible or technical secretarial work; or an equivalent combination of training. 35 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 I

Department:District Attorney
Salary:$27,630
Apply Until: September 3, 2014
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Job Summary:
Performs complex, diverse administrative support duties. Ensures efficient clerical procedures and records management. Prepares a variety of legal correspondence and legal documents, including pleadings, subpoenas, motions, continuances, stipulations, resolutions, contracts, interrogatories, legal opinions, and briefs utilizing a variety of software applications. Proofreads and edits correspondence, reports, and other related materials for accuracy, completeness, and compliance with established procedures and standards. Processes a variety of civil actions in conformance with court procedures. Indexes, files, locates, and researches correspondence, legal opinions, court decisions, and other related documents. Assists in the preparation of agendas, bulletins, reports, correspondence, and other materials. Researches and summarizes data for reports and meetings. Compiles and assembles various legal materials from files and other sources. Screens mail, telephone calls, and visitors to determine the nature and urgency of business and exercises judgment in referring them to staff. Maintains a calendar of office activities, court dates, meetings, and other events. Prepares necessary travel and reimbursement documents for staff. Operates the office switchboard; assists the public by phone and in person and answers inquires; investigates and researches cases; keeps information related to cases or transactions in computer databases; assists attorneys with caseloads. Performs other duties as assigned. Work requires initiative, independent judgment and discretion.

Minimum Qualifications:
Associate’s Degree in Criminal Justice (Bachelor’s Degree preferred), and (3) three years of experience performing a variety of legal administrative assistance or legal secretarial duties, or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Must be able to lift approximately 50 lbs. Must pass security background check. Clerical Testing required; minimum 50 wpm typing. ALL TESTING MUST BE SCHEDULED AND COMPLETED PRIOR TO SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION.

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Position Title:

ASSISTANT JAIL ADMINISTRATOR

Department:JAIL
Salary:$69,717 - $109,937
Apply Until:September 3, 2014
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Job Summary:
Acts as the liasion between the Colonel/Jail Administrator and the Command staff within the Corrections Bureau structure. Coordinates with Command staff on issues involving Chatham County policy and Sheriffs Office Policy and Procedures. Assumes the duties, responsibilities, and the authority of the Jail Administrator when required. Assigns and directs subordinates, ensuring that all policies, rules, regulations, orders, procedures and directives are enforced and implemented. Makes independent decisions or recommendations in the hiring, promotion, transfer, discipline or discharge of department employees in accordance with Sheriff’s Office Standard Operating Procedures Manual.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice, Business Administration, or closely related field, supplemented by ten (10) years experience in the management and administration of a jail or other penal institution; or equivalent combination of training and experience. Must possess substantial knowledge of commonly practiced and accepted methodology related to the custody and care of detainees; possess ability to effectively manage difficult personnel issues involving adverse actions; possess ability to plan, organize, and implement the operations and programs in the division; must possess substantial working knowledge of direct supervision operations, all applicable laws, policies and procedures as related to the correctional field; must be able to exercise and demonstrate professionalism, good judgment, integrity, discretion, dependability, enthusiasm and initiative. Applicants must undergo extensive security background investigation, physical and observed urinalysis drug screening. Valid GA drivers license required.

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Position Title:

CASHIER II *Re-Advertisement

Department:Building Safety and Regulatory Services
Salary:$23,814 - $37,629
Apply Until:August 27, 2014
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Job Summary:
Under general supervision, receives an accounts for payments; verifies receipts with related documents; prepares statements for billing; explains billing procedures to customers. Performs other work as requested.

Minimum Qualifications:
High school diploma, supplemented by courses in computer science and two (2) years of cashiering or related experience, or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Must possess ability to count money quickly, accurately and tabulate receipts; must possess effective communication skills. 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 III

Department:Public Works & Park Services #143
Salary:$27,574 - $43,560
Apply Until:September 3, 2014
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Job Summary:
Under general direction, operates heavy motorized equipment, including the excavator, motorgrader, 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:

FACILITIES MAINTENANCE ANALYST

Department:Facilities Maintenance
Salary:$33, 494 - $52,920
Apply Until:August 27, 2014
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Job Summary:
Under general supervision and direction of the Superintendent of Facilities Maintenance and Operations, performs a variety of duties and functions that support the automation and the database maintenance of the County’s facilities, including initiating and maintaining the effective use of the Automated Maintenance Management System (AMMS). Tracks, files, plans, schedules, and organizes all areas of the County’s facilities maintenance; schedules preventative maintenance; tracks work hours and costs, vendor costs and performance; provides staff performance data, work order status, and various other reports. Provides startup and continuous training for all AMMS. Responds to citizens requests in a courteous and timely manner. Performs directly related work as required.

Minimum Qualifications:
High school diploma, plus courses in business and three (3) years experience in a facility maintenance operation, including two (2) years experience in a facility maintenance administrative environment; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Must be skilled in the application and maintenance of complex software with the ability to quickly learn and utilize new skills. AMMS knowledge and experience is preferred. Must possess effective oral and written communication skills, both technical and non-technical. Must be able to prepare and present accurate and reliable reports. Must be able to understand and follow oral and/or written policies, procedures and instructions. Must be able to perform duties with accuracy and speed under the pressure of time-sensitive 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:

RECREATION AIDE (multiple positions)

Department:Public Works and Park Services
Salary:$ 9.43
Apply Until:September 3, 2014
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Job Summary:
Under general supervision of a Recreation Leader, assists in supervising organized group recreational activities and 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 notations; 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:

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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