Board Vacancies

Railroad Excursion Train Authority


Board Appointment

The Sumter County Board of Commissioners has 2 openings on the following boards:

  • Railroad Excursion Train Authority

A description of the Board and an application may be obtained below or by contacting the deputy county clerk, Latoya McCants, at (229) 928-4500 or at the Sumter County Courthouse, 500 West Lamar Street, Suite 100, Americus, GA 31709. The deadline for receiving all applications is Thursday, December 5, 2019 at 5:00 PM.

Board Profile (PDF)

History/ Legislation (PDF)

Application (PDF)

Sumter County Board of Equalization


Upcoming Appointment of Sumter County Board of Equalization

Sumter County is currently accepting applications for Board of Equalization Alternate member for the Sumter County Board of Equalization-Superior Court Clerk’s Office. These positions will be responsible to hear and determine appeals from assessments and denials of homestead exemptions and to set procedures for the conducting of appeals before the board. Qualified applicants should be 18 years of age; resided in the county for six months; not the holder of any elective office in the state or local government or held any such office within a period of two years preceding appointment; is not a convicted felon; owns real property located in the county, a high school graduate, not a member of a governing authority of the county or municipality, or a member of the board of education, member of the county board of tax assessors or employee or county tax appraiser. Job description available with the application at the Sumter County Superior Court Clerk’s Office. Applications will be available for pick up and accepted at the Sumter County Superior Court Clerk’s Office , located in the Sumter County Courthouse, 500 West Lamar Street; Americus, GA 31709. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. SUMTER COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

Necessary Qualifications (PDF)

Application (PDF)